Lieutenant (Quartermaster) William Robson, 40 Commando RM, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Malaya in 1951.
2nd January 1956 (Captain)(Quartermaster) appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) .
 London Gazette Supp. 39361, page 5432.
 The Light Blue Lanyard, author Maj. J.C. Beadle MBE, MC, RM.
 London Gazette Supp. 40669, page 5.
[Image] His daughter Joy Nelson.
Enlisted 1923. Served in the ranks 1923-1939. Officer service from 1940. Commando service 1948 to 1951 with 40 Commando RM in Cyprus, Malta, Hong Kong and Malaya. See full service history below.
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