MORGAN, Timothy Dennis

Known as: 
Dai
Rank: 
Lieutenant (later Lieutenant Colonel)
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Wednesday, April 29, 1992
Age: 
69
 Lt Col. Timothy Morgan © IWM (MH 30869
Temporary Lieutenant Timothy Morgan, 40RM Commando, was awarded the Military Cross for gallant and distinguished services whilst leading a patrol at Pizzo, Italy, near Vibo Valentia, in September 1943 [1].
Partial extract from the Obituary in the Globe and Laurel July/August 1992
  • 1945 (Spring) posted as instructor at the Commando Basic Training Centre.
  • 1947 - 50 (Acting Captain) Troop Commander 42 Commando RM.
  • 1952 (Spring) (Captain, O.C. Royal Marines) HMS Indefatigable. 
  • 1956 (November) (O.C. 'Y' Troop 40 Commando RM)  Suez landings at Port Said
  • 1959 promoted Major.
  • 1960 (Staff Officer Operations) 45 Commando RM in Aden. 
  • 1966 (June) promoted Lieutenant Colonel and O.C. 42 Commando RM.
  • 1970 (September) Retired.
Sources
[1] London Gazette 36324, page 220.
[1] National Archives file WO373/47/142.
Full Obituary in the Globe and Laurel Jul/Aug.1992 edition.
[Image]  © IWM (MH 30869).
 

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