DECHOW, William Ernest

Rank: 
Brigadier
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
N028526R
Lieutenant Colonel William Dechow was appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) 31 December 2002 [1].
  • 4 July 2006 (Acting Colonel) promoted Colonel [2].
  • 21 June 2011 promoted Brigadier [3].
  • Awarded the US Legion of Merit (Degree of Officer) conferred by the President of the United States of America  in recognition of meritorious, gallant and distinguished services during coalition operations in Afghanistan [4].
Sources
[1] London Gazette Supp. 56797, page 4.
[2] London Gazette Supp. 58034, page 9060.
[3] London Gazette Supp. 59847, page 13223.
[4] London Gazette Supp. 61155, page 3474 dated 26 February 2015.
 

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