CARTER, Robert Ponsonby

Lieutenant Colonel
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Died : 
Friday, January 2, 2009
Captain Robert Carter received a Mention in Despatches announced on 27 April 1951 for distinguished service in operations in Malaya [1]. 
  • Awarded the Military Cross for gallant and distinguished services during operations at Tapah, Malaya, between 1 January and 30 June 1951 [2] [3].
  • 1 January 1966 (Lieutenant Colonel) appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) [4].
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 39215, page 2389.
[2] London Gazettes Supp. 39361, page 5432.
[3] National Archives file WO373/130/48.
[4] London Gazettes Supp. 43854, page 5.

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