CARTER, Robert Ponsonby

Rank: 
Lieutenant (later Lieutenant Colonel)
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Died : 
Friday, January 2, 2009
Age: 
88
Lieutenant Robert Carter received a Mention in Despatches announced on 27 April 1951 for distinguished service in operations in Malaya [1].  He was also awarded the M.C. [2] for gallant and distinguished services during operations at Tapah, Malaya, between 1 January and 30 June 1951 [3].
 
Lt. Colonel Carter M.C. was appointed O.B.E. on the 1st January 1966 [4].
 
Sources
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 39215, page 2389.
[2] London Gazettes Supp. 39361, page 5432.
[3] National Archives file WO 373/130/48.
[4] London Gazettes Supp. 43854, page 5.
 

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