NAPIER, Bevil Charles Alan

Known as: 
Charles
Rank: 
Major
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Gordon Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Number: 
85692
Major Bevil Charles Alan Napier was attached to the Commandos from the Gordon Highlanders. He was promoted Lieutenant on 1 January 1941.
  • August 1943  (Temporary Major) awarded the Military Cross for "gallant and distinguished service in the Middle East."  (London Gazette 35077 and 36146.)
  • January 1946 appointed MBE (Military Division) for "gallant and distinguished service in NW Europe." (London Gazette 37442, page 623.)
  • 26 January 1952 promoted Major.  (London Gazette 39478, page 1170.)
  • ​28 June 1961 promoted Lieutenant Colonel.  (London Gazette 43509, page 6240.)
  • 15 September 1964 promoted Colonel. (London Gazette 42445, page 10436.)
  • 1966  appointed CBE.  (London Gazette 44004, page 6535.)
  • His death was reported in Commando Association Newsletter 112 of 2001.

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