SIDWELL, Richard Charles

Rank: 
Colonel
Unit/Base: 
'3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines'
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Captain Richard Charles Sidwell received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service during operations in East and West Malaysia during the period 24 June to 23 December 1965 [1].
  • 1 July 1960 (Lieutenant) promoted Captain [2].
  • 31 December 1971 (Major) promoted Lieutenant Colonel [3].
  • 1976 relinquishes post of Commanding Officer Commando Logistic Regiment [3a].
  • 12 June 1976 (Lieutenant Colonel) appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) [4].
  • 5 November 1976 promoted Acting Colonel [5].
  • 31 December 1976 promoted Colonel [6].
  • 7 August 1979 appointed Aide-de-Camp to the Queen [7].
  • 9 September 1979 to Retired List and remployed [8].
  • 1980 Chairman of Royal Marines Association [3a].
Sources
[1] London Gazette 43994, page 6129.
[2] London Gazette 42058, page 4038.
[3] London Gazette 45575, page 646.
[3a] RMHS website. 
[4] London Gazette 46919, page 8019.
[5] London Gazette 47050, page 14418.
[6] London Gazette 47137, page 1422.
[7] London Gazette 47904, page 9000.
[8] London Gazette 47962, page 12046. 
 

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