846 Naval Air Squadron

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847 Naval Air Squadron

Transcript of Royal Marines Routine Orders 105/95

Re-designation of 3 Cdo Bde Air Sqn RM as 847 Naval Air Squadron (R)

1. 3 Commando Brigade Air Squadron Royal Marines will be formally incorporated into the Naval Air Command on Friday 1 Sep 95 and be re-designated 847 Naval Air Squadron.
2. The Squadron will continue to operate Army Lynx and Gazelle aircraft until the introduction of the Attack Helicopter into Army Air Corps Service.

Thereafter it will continue in the light utility role in support of 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines. 

CRAWFORD, Ronald Lindsay

Lieutenant
846 Naval Air Sqn.
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Ronald Crawford, 846 N.A.S., received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of his service during operations in the South Atlantic.
 
Source
London Gazette 49134 page 12842.
Globe and Laurel Sept/Oct. 1982.
 

HUTCHINGS, Richard

Lieutenant
846 Naval Air Sqn.
Royal Marines
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Lieutenant Richard Hutchings was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his gallantry during operations on the Falkland Islands.
Citation

LOVE, Michael David

Known as: 
Doc
Corporal
P035079S
846 Naval Air Sqn.
Royal Marines
Distinguished Service Medal (DSM)
Died on active service
Corporal Michael Love, RM, 846 Naval Air Squadron, was killed in a helicopter crash due to a bird strike in the Falklands. 
Citation for the DSM

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