3 Cdo. Bde. RM (Medical)

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BLACK, George

Leading Medical Assistant George Black RN
Acting Leading Medical Assistant
D156353Y
40 Cdo. RM
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Mentioned in Despatches
Leading Medical Assistant George Black RN, attached to 40 Commando RM, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of his service during operations in the South Atlantic.

CRITCHLEY, Evan

Leading Sick Berth Attendant
D/MX 764874
41 Ind. Cdo. RM
Distinguished Service Medal (DSM)

Leading Sick Berth Attendant Evan Critchley RN, attached to 41 Independent Commando RM, was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal during the Korean War for distinguished service in operations in Korean waters. 

DOWLEN, Henry

Major Henry Dowlen
Major
C039771X
RM Reserve
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
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].

FOLEY, Colin

Sick Berth Attendant
42 Cdo. RM
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Sick Berth Attendant Colin Foley served in the Royal Navy from 1951 to 1961 with attachments to 42 Commando RM and 3 Commando Brigade RM.
 
Source
Obituary in Barry and District News 31 March 2015.
 

HODGSON, Peter

Surgeon Lieutenant (D)
CO24973Y
42 Cdo. RM
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Died in service
Surgeon Lieutenant Peter Hodgson RN died from exposure during a training exercise with 42 Commando in Norway. He also served with 42 Commando during Operation Corporate in the Falklands [1][2][3].

HOGBEN, Richard

Leading Medical Assistant
D246107R
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Mentioned in Despatches

Leading Medical Assistant Richard Hogben RN, attached 3 Commando Brigade RM, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Afghanistan during the period 1st October 2008 to 31st March 2009. 

JOLLY, Richard Tadeusz

Surgeon Commander
C030174V
Cdo. Log. Regt.
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Surgeon Lieutenant Commander Richard Jolly, acting Surgeon Commander, commanded the Medical Squadron of the Commando Logistic Regiment Royal Marines during Operation Sutton in the South Atlantic May/June 1982. He also had under his operational control two surgical support teams and a parachute clearing troop. Appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) [1][2]

KENNEY, Ronald Paul

Known as: 
Ron
Leading Medical Assistant Ron Kenney RN
Leading Medical Assistant (later Commander RN)
40 Cdo. RM
Cdo. Log. Regt.
Officer of the Order of St John (OStJ)
Ronald Kenney RN passed his Commando course on 18 March 1978 and served as a Leading Medical Assistant with 40 Commando RM during the Falklands War [1].
  • 27 July 1987 commissioned later commanding the Medical Squadron, Commando Logistic Regiment RM [2][3].

KNOCK, Douglas Alexander

Surgeon Lieutenant
41 Ind. Cdo. RM
Killed in action or died of wounds
Surgeon Lieutenant Douglas Knock RN was attached to 41 Independent Commando RM at the time of his death in Korea. He was killed whilst the Commando were engaged in operations with US Forces as part of Taskforce Drysdale, named after their Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Douglas B. Drysdale , heading out from Koto-ri in an attempt to relieve allied forces at Hagaru-ri.

MCGLEN, Alexander

Sick Berth Attendant
P/MX 793190
40 Cdo. RM
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
British Empire Medal (BEM)

Sick Berth Attendant Alexander McGlen RN, attached to 40 Commando RM, was awarded the British Empire Medal (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Palestine during the period 27th March 1948 and 30th July 1948.

NICELY, Michael

Medical Assistant Michael Niceley
Medical Assistant
D162979K
45 Cdo. RM
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Mentioned in Despatches
Medical Assistant Michael Nicely RN, attached to 45 Commando RM, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of his service during operations in the South Atlantic.
Recommendation

RAINE, Denis

Leading Sick Berth Attendant
SMX 853707
41 Ind. Cdo. RM
Killed in action or died of wounds
Leading Sick Berth Attendant Denis Raine RN was attached to 41 Independent Commando RM at the time of his death in Korea. He had volunteered to accompany Surgeon Lieutenant Knock RN and was taken prisoner at Chosin. He died whilst attempting to escape.
 
Sources AFM ROH.
Korean Vets. Assn. website.

ROBINSON, Harry Thomas

Acting Lance Corporal
30042852
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Military Cross (MC)

Marine (Acting Lance Corporal) Harry Robinson, Royal Marines Medical Assistant, 40 Commando Royal Marines, was awarded the Military Cross for his courageous and life-saving actions following an attack on his Troop by a rogue member of the Afghan National Army, during the period 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2013.

SWINHOE, Crispin

Surgeaon Lt. Swinhoe RN
Surgeon Lieutenant
3 Cdo. Bde. RM

Surgeon Lieutenant Crispin Swinhoe RN served with 3 Commando Brigade RM Tactical HQ during the Falklands War.
 
Sources
Globe and Laurel July/August 1982 edition.

WADE, Edward Alan

Sick Berth Attendant
P/M 958690
45 Cdo. RM
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Mentioned in Despatches
Sick Berth Attendant Edward Wade RN, attached to 45 Commando RM, received a Mention in Despatches for distinguished service in operations in the Radfan Area, Western Aden Protectorate, during the period 13 April to 15 October 1964.
 
Sources
London Gazette 43636, page 4130.

YOUNGMAN, Paul

Paul Youngman RN
Leading Medical Assistant
D153917W
45 Cdo. RM
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Mentioned in Despatches
Leading Medical Assistant Paul Youngman RN, attached to 45 Commando Group, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of his service during operations in the South Atlantic.
Recommendation
Falkland Islands
11/12 June 1982.

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