Honours & Awards:
Sergeant Thomas Collings, RM Poole, was awarded the Military Medal for his actions during operations on the Falkland Islands.
Sergeant Collings, 3 Commando Brigade, participated in several particularly hazardous actions. During these he displayed great personal courage and, despite the close proximity of Argentine forces, he often provided accurate appraisals of the hostile units which were of great assistance to his Commanding Officer. He also demonstrated physical endurance of the highest order which was a great inspiration to the men of his unit. His professional ability and bravery reflected the finest traditions of the Corps.
London Gazettes Supp. 49134, page 12840.
Globe and Laurel Sept/Oct. 1982 edition.
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