Distinguished Conduct Medal
In October 1939 Alun Blackwell enlisted with the South Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales Volunteers). When Independent Companies were raised he went with them as part of Scissorforce to Norway. He volunteered for the new No.2 Commando. Later he was handpicked from No.2 Commando for an SOE operation in Tunisa in 1941.
CitationOn the night of 11th/ 12th June 1982, on the Island of East Falkland, 45 Commando Royal Marines launched a silent night attack against strongly held enemy positions on the craggy hill feature of Two Sisters, ten kilometres to the west of Port Stanley.
Private Harry Calder, RAMC attached to 40 RM Commando, was awarded the DCM for his outstanding gallantry during operations at Lake Comacchio. 
 London Gazettes Supp. 36947, page 997.
 National Archives file WO 373/47/42.
Fritz Sigmund Hausmann was born in Bingen Am Rhein, April 27th 1921. He was a German Jew who at age 13, fled Germany alone and went to school in Palestine. When he was of age he enlisted and did his basic training in Sarafend, Palestine and he then joined the 462 RASC. On May 1st, 1943 he was on board the Erinpura, which was attacked and sunk in the Mediterranean with heavy loss of life. Having survived the sinking, he joined No.
Signalman David Herring, Royal Corps of Signals, was awarded the DCM in recognition of distinguished services in the field. The National Archives file records his award under Escape and Evasion Reports .
Lance Sergeant Leslie Hopkins was awarded the DCM in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy.
The death of Sgt. Leslie Hopkins, DCM. (9 Cdo) of Rothesay, Bute, was announced in Commando Association newsletter 84 issued March 1987.Sources London Gazettes 23 August 1945 Supp. 37235, page 4269. National Archives file WO 373/13/364.
London Gazettes Supp. 41092, page 3418.
National Archives file WO 373/124/53.
Corporal William Murray was awarded the DCM for outstanding gallantry in Sicily while serving in a Marine Commando, in leading an assault with fixed bayonets against an enemy machine gun post and in carrying the attack through with success in spite of a serious wound in the left eye.Sources London Gazettes Supp. 36275, page 5334. National Archives file WO 373/47/140.
Corporal Frank Nightingale was awarded the DCM for gallantry, leadership and undaunted devotion to duty during the assault on the Island of Walcheren.Sources London Gazettes Supp. 36947, page 997. National Archives file WO 373/47/43.
Warrant Officer Class 2 George Reace was awarded the DCM , and was also MiD , both in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy.
The death of George Reace DCM of Prescott, Arizona, U.S.A. was announced in Commando Association newsletter 112 issued March 2001.
Lance Sergeant John Thomson was awarded the DCM in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy.Sources London Gazettes 20 July 1944 Supp. 36615, page 3376. National Archives file WO373/6/528.
Company Sergeant Major Albert Welsh, 'X' troop, was awarded the DCM for bravery and undaunted devotion to duty during operations in Burma.