RAWLINSON, Robert Croft

Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Service number/s: 
RM 17402
Honours & Awards: 
Corporal Robert Rawlinson was awarded the Military Medal for gallant and distinguished services in operations. He commanded one of the two sections of the Commando that assaulted Limbang Police Station, Sarwak, on the 12th December 1962 to release hostages being held there. Cpl. Rawlinson was wounded during this operation in which five other Marines died. 
London Gazettes Supp, 43009, page 4693.
National Archives file WO 373/127/98.

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