HENRIQUES, Robert David Quixano

Rank: 
Colonel
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Number: 
38714
Died : 
Sunday, January 22, 1967
Age: 
61
Major Robert Henriques was the Brigade Major of the Special Service Brigade throughout the operation at Vaagso in Norway on 27 December 1941 [1].
  • Former Troop Leader of 'E' troop No. 12 Commando [1a].
  • 2 June 1943 (Captain)(Temporary Major)(Acting Lieutenant Colonel) appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) [2].
  • 21 September 1943 granted permission to wear the Silver Star conferred by the President of the United States of America in recognition of distinguished service in the cause of the Allies [3].
  • 1 May 1947 promoted Lieutenant Colonel with seniority from 24 March 1944 [4].
  • 23 December 1947 (Honorary Colonel) (Royal Artillery) awarded the Territorial Efficiency Decoration [5].
  • 16 November 1948 granted permission to wear the Bronze Star conferred by the President of the United States of America in recognition of distinguished service in the cause of the Allies [6].
Sources
[1] National Archives file WO373/93/269.
[1a] Commando Association newsletter 12 issued March 1951.
[2] London Gazette 36033, page 2428.
[3] London Gazette 36177, page 4169.
[4] London Gazette 37997, page 2934.
[5] London Gazette 38152, page 6080.
[6] London Gazette 38459, page 6060.
 

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