41 Commando RM
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.
On the 31st March 1960, 41 Commando RM was reformed at Bickleigh.  The Unit saw service in Northern Ireland and with the UN Forces in Cyprus. The Unit was made non-operational on 20 May 1981 and on 5 August, Lt Col M J Reece OBE RM relinquished his appointment as the Commanding Officer. The Unit was again disbanded .Sources  RMRO 21 dated 1960.  Royal Marines Museum.
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