Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service

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ADAMS, Alan Maclean

Corporal Alan Adams received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in Northern Ireland [1].
  • Appointed M.B.E. (Military Division)(rank Warrant Officer Class 1) in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Northern Ireland  2004/5 [2].
  • Short Service Commission (late entry) Regular Army Intelligence Corps - 12 January 2005 Alan Maclean Adams (563268) to be Captain on probation (formerly Royal Marines) [3].
Sources

ANDERSON, Bruce William Drysdale

Major Bruce Anderson received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1 October 2013 to 30 June 2014 [1].
  • 30 June 2018 promoted Lieutenant Colonel [2].
Sources
[1] London Gazette Supp. 61155, page 3471.
[2] London Gazette Supp. 62382, page 14481.
 

BARLOW, Phillip

Colour Sergeant Phillip Barlow received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the field during the period 1 April to 30 September 2016.

CARTER, Kevin Charles

Sergeant Kevin Carter was awarded the George Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan. [1].
 
Warrant Officer 2 Kevin Charles Carter GM received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services at sea in October 2004 [2].
 
Major Carter GM was appointed M.B.E (Military Division)in the 2018 New Year's Honours List [3].
 
Sources 
[1] London Gazette 57588, page 3378.

CLARK, Graham David

Colour Sergeant Graham Clark received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st October 1996 to 31st March 1997.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 54969, page 13690.
 

CLARKE, Nigel Ronald

Sergeant Nigel Clarke was awarded the British Empire Medal (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland, award to be dated 12 May 1992 [1].
  • 1995 (Colour Sergeant) received The Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 30th September 1994 [2].
Sources
[1] London Gazette Supp. 54028, page 6613.

DOWLEN, Henry

Major Henry Dowlen
Acting Major Henry Dowlen, RM Reserve, received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the field during the period 1 January to 30 September 2015 [1].
  • Surg. Lt. H. T. B. Dowlen, was initially Commissioned on 1 July 2002 and appointed to the Trained Strength of the Royal Navy Medical Branch on 18th February 2008 [2].
  • Appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) (45 Commando Medical Officer) in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Afghanistan during the period 1 October 2008 to 31 March 2009 [3].

DUTTON, James

Major James Dutton received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the field during the period 1 April to 30 September 2016.
 

GELDER, George Arthur

Lieutenant Colonel George Gelder received The Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services whilst on operations in Iraq during the period 19th March to 19th April 2003.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 57100, page 6.
 

GOLDSWORTH, Matthew

Corporal Matthew Goldsworthy received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the field during the period 1 January to 30 September 2015 [1]. He was serving at the time as one of the Landing Craft Coxswains on board HMS Bulwark which was sent on humanitarian operations off North Africa [2].
 
Sources
[1] London Gazette Supp. 61529, page 6083.
[2] Royal Navy news online 21 March 2016.
 

GOODMAN, William

Captain William Goodman received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2013.
 
Source
London Gazette Supp. 60647, page 19571.
 

HALL, Simon Jeremy

Lieutenant Colonel Simon Hall, O.B.E., received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2013.
 
Sources
OBE - H.M. Birthday Honours 2004, London Gazette Supp. 57315, page 4.

HARRISON, Thomas

Acting Lance Corporal Thomas Harrison received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2013.

HAYES, William David

Corporal William Hayes received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 31st July 2007.
 
Source
London Gazette Supp. 58633, page 3611.
 

HOOK, David Arnold

Brigadier David Hook was appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1st April 2009 to 30th September 2009.

In 2013 Major General Hook, C.B.E.,  received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2013.

HOULTRAM, Lee Andrew

Sgt. Lee Andrew Houltram RM
Sergeant Lee Houltram died [1] during operations targetting a Taliban bomb making factory near Gereshk, Helmand Province, Afghanistan.  He received a posthumous Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan [2].
 
In July 2008 he received a Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1st October 2007 to 31st March 2008 [3].
 
Sources

HUNT, Wayne

Sergeant Wayne Hunt was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Field during the period 1st April to 30th September 2003 [1].
 
Sergeant Hunt M.B.E., receieved the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service  in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Field during the period 1st October 2006 to 31st March 2007 [2].
 
Source
[1] London Gazette Supp. 57269, page 5135.

HUSSEY, Stephen John

Major Stephen Hussey was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) 16 June 2007 [1].
  • Acting Lt. Col. Hussey, M.B.E. received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in Iraq in 2008 [2].
  • 1 April 2014 promoted Colonel [3].
Sources
[1] London Gazette Supp. 58358, page B4.
[2] London Gazette Supp. 58999, page 4086.
[3] London Gazette Supp. 60852, page 8442.

    ISAACS, Garry John

    Warrant Officer 2 Garry Isaacs received The Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished service whilst on operations in Iraq during the period 19 March to 19 April 2003.

    JACKSON, Matthew John Andrew

    Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Jackson received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in Iraq [1].
    • Appointed D.S.O., in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2013 [2].
    • 5 November 2013 promoted Colonel [3].
    • 11 December 2018 promoted Brigadier [4].
    Source
    [1] London Gazette Supp. 59182, page 15643 published 11 September 2009.

    LAWTON, Peter

    Warrant Officer Class 1 Peter Lawton was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division), on 31 December 1996 [1].
     
    Acting Major Peter Lawton M.B.E., received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1st October 2007 to 31st March 2008 [2].
     
    Sources
    [1] London Gazette Supp. 54625, page 5.

    LIMB, Thomas James

    Captain Thomas Limb received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2013.
     
    Source
    London Gazette Supp. 60647, page 19571.
     

    MCDOUGALL, Ian

    Sergeant Ian McDougall received the Queen's Commendation for Bravery in recognition of gallant and distinguished services at sea during the period 11th to 25th May 2007 [1].
     

    NOWELL, Andrew David

    Warrant Officer Class 2 Andrew Nowell M.B.E., received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services as part of the UK contribution to the International Force for East Timor and for services at sea during the period 1 October 2000 to 31 March 2001 [1].
    • Appointed M.B.E. (Military Division)(Colour Sergeant) for gallant and distinguished services at sea in October 1996 [2].
    Sources
    [1] London Gazette Supp. 56373, page 12749.

    PALMER, Thomas

    Sergeant Thomas Palmer was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal for gallant and distinguished services in the field in January 2004 [1]
     
    In 2005 Sgt. Palmer Q.G.M., was awarded the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field during the period 1st April to 30th September 2005 [2].
     
    Sources
    [1] London Gazette Supp. 57751, page 11647.
    [2] London Gazette Supp. 57936, page 4196.

    QARAJOULI, Michal

    Marine Michal Qarajouli received The Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished service whilst on operations in Iraq during the period 19 March to 19 April 2003.

    ROACH, David John

    Sergeant David Roach, Q.G.M., received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Northern Ireland in 2001 [1].
    • 1998 (Corporal) awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st October 1997 to 31st March 1998 [2].
    Sources
    [1] London Gazette Supp. 56541, page 4810.
    [2] London Gazette Supp. 55303, page 12074.
     

    ROSS, Gawain

    Captain Gawain Ross received The Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished service whilst on operations in Iraq during the period 19 March to 19 April 2003 [1].

    SALZANO, Gerard Mark

    Major Gerard Salzano was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in June 2000 [1]
     
    Promoted Lt. Col. and then Colonel, he also received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service twice:
    • in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1st October 2001 to 31st March 2002 [2].
    • in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1st October 2007 to 31st March 2008 [3].

    THOMPSON, Graham Michael

    Sergeant Graham Thompson (now acting Lieutenant) received The Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland announced on 5 May 1995, to be dated 27 October 1992.
     
    Sources
    London Gazette Supp. 54028, page 6613.
     

    THOMSON, Martin

    Colour Sergeant Martin Thomson received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the field during the period 1 October 2016 to 31 March 2017.

    TURNS, John Michael

    Sergeant John Turns received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 30th September 1997.
     
    Sources
    London Gazette Supp. 55120, page 5194.
     

    WALLS, Kevin Finlay

    Major Kevin Walls received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field during the period 1 October 2013 to 30 June 2014.
     
    Source
    London Gazette Supp. 61155, page 3473.
     

    WHITMARSH, Adam Thomas

    Major Adam Whitmarsh received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the field [1].  At the time he was based on Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) ship Fort Victoria as the chief of staff for

    WONNACOTT, Kenneth John

    Colour Sergeant Kenneth Wonnacott received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished service serving with the United Kingdom component of the International Force for East Timor during the period 1st October 1999 to

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