QUILL, Raymond Humphrey

Rank: 
Colonel
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Born: 
4 May 1897
Died : 
December, 1987
Colonel Raymond Humphrey Quill was a veteran of World War One and a former Commanding Officer of 30 Assault Unit.
  • 28 March 1935 (Major) appointed Member of the Royal Victorian Order [1].
  • 11 December 1945 (Lieutenant Colonel)(Acting Colonel) appointed D.S.O. in recognition of distiguished service during the War in Europe [2].
  • 5 November 1946 publication of the award of Legion of Merit (Degree of Officer) conferred by the President of the United States of America [3].
  • 12 June 1947 (Colonel) appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) [4].
Sources
[1] London Gazette Supp. 34147, page 2230.
[2] London Gazette Supp. 37380, page 5987.
[3] London Gazette Supp. 37777, page 5417.
[4] London Gazette Supp. 37977, page 2578.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 86 issued March 1988.
Navy Lists Jan. 1945.
Full Service Record on National Archives file ADM 196/64/181.
 

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