41 Commando RM
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In October 1942 the 8th RM Battalion was disbanded and those who volunteered for, and passed the training, formed a new 41RM Commando. At the end of the war 41 RM Commando was disbanded.
In 1950 a new 41 Independent Commando was formed at Bickleigh before deploying to the war in Korea. Awarded a United States Presidential Unit Citation for services with the 1st Division United States Marine Corps at the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea, Nov/Dec. 1950. The Commando returned to Bickleigh to be disbanded there in 1952.
Unit shown as on AFM ROH. His death was announced in Navy News issue Aug 1961, p10, with his unit shown as 41 Commando RM.
Marine Martin Boulanger died in service, cause unknown to this archive.
[Sources: AFM ROH / Globe and Laurel March-April 1979 page 131].
- 1971 Lieutenant Colonel commanding 41 Commando RM .
 London Gazette 43773, page 8973.
Marine Gordon Hussey, married and from Plymouth, died at Freedom Fields Hospital Plymouth.
England & Wales Government Probate Death Index.
Lieutenant John McGregor, from Edinburgh, died at the Royal Naval Hospital, Plymouth.
England and Wales Government Probate Death Indices.
Lieutenant Patrick Ovens served for a period at the CBTC and is shown in a photo entitled "Commando Basic Training Centre - Officers Mess - 1945."
He joined 46RM Commando shortly before it was disbanded.
Corporal Thomas Oxley died in service, cause unknown to this archive [Source: AFM ROH].
Marine Francis Sare died in service, cause unknown to this archive [Source: AFM ROH].
- 15 June 1985 (Colonel) appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) .
- 1 May 1968 (Lieutenant) (Local Captain) promoted Captain .
- 31 December 1974 (Captain) (Acting Major) promoted Major .
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