ROBSON, William

Rank: 
Captain (Quartermaster)
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Died: 
1966
Age: 
60
Lieutenant (Quartermaster) William Robson, 40 Commando RM, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Malaya in 1951[1].
  • 2nd January 1956 (Captain)(Quartermaster) appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) [2].
Sources
[1] London Gazette Supp. 39361, page 5432.
[1] The Light Blue Lanyard, author Maj. J.C. Beadle MBE, MC, RM.
[2] London Gazette Supp. 40669, page 5.
[Image] His daughter Joy Nelson.
 
Notes
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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