Leading Sick Berth Attendant Evan Critchley was awarded the D.S.M. during the Korean war for distinguished service in operations in Korean waters.
Distinguished Service Medal
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Sergeant Roy Dodds was awarded the M.M. for gallant and distinguished services in Palestine during the period 27th March, 1948 - 30th July, 1948. . He later served in the Korean war as Quartermaster Sergeant with 41 Independent Commando RM, and was awarded the D.S.M. for distinguished service in operations in Korean waters. .
Colour Sergeant Michael Francis joined the Royal Marines in January 1963 and after basic training he served in both 45 and 43 Commando. He was awarded the DSM for his actions during operations on the Falkland Islands.
Sergeant William Leslie was awarded the DSM for his actions during operations on the Falkland Islands.
Corporal Michael Love, Royal Marines, 846 Naval Air Squadron, was killed in a helicopter crash due to a bird strike in the Falklands.
Cpl. Swatton DSM was killed along with the rest of 'T' Company 40RM Commando, when the ship they were on board, HMS Fidelity, was torpedoed and sunk. In 1940 he was awarded the DSM whilst a Marine on HMS Nelson for "gallantry and devotion to duty during operations in Norway." (Source: London Gazettes Supp. 34961, page 5878.)
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