SWAINE, Ronald Oliver Carless

Title: 
Sir
Known as: 
Ronnie or Rocky
Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Herefordshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
94975
Honours & Awards: 
Operations: 

Lieut. Ronnie Swayne was awarded the MC in recognition of gallant and distinguished services during the raid on St. Nazaire.  He was part of the Commando contingent on board ML306. [1]

On the 26th June 1979 he was conferred with the honour of knighthood. [2]

In 1989 he was appointed Vice President of the Commando Association. [3]

Sources
[1]London Gazettes Supp. 37162, page 3493 / St Nazaire Society.
[2] London Gazettes Supp. 47888, page 2.
[3] Commando Association newsletter 89 issued Sept.1989.
 

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