LUMSDEN, Bruce John David (Lt.Col)

Rank: 
Colonel
Unit/Base: 
40RM Commando
41RM Commando
40 Commando RM
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Major Bruce Lumsden was serving in 40 RM Commando in October 1942 [1].
  • August 1943 (Acting Lieutenant Colonel) Commanding Officer 41RM Commando [2].
  • 1 January 1945 (Captain)(Brevet Major) (Acting Colonel) appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) [3].
  • 9 July 1949 (Lieutenant Colonel) Commanding Officer 40 Commando RM [4].
  • 2 January 1952 appointed Fleet Royal Marines Officer [5].
  • 1 January 1958 (Colonel) (Royal Marines) (Retired) appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) [6].
  • His death was announced to members in Commando Association newsletter 41 issued September 1965.
Sources
[1] 40RM Commando War Diary October 1942.
[2] Navy Lists (see linked content below).
[3] London Gazette 36866, page 8.
[4] The Light Blue Lanyard, author Major J.C. Beadle MBE, MC, RM.
[5] Globe and Laurel March/April 1952 edition.
[6] London Gazette 41268, page 5.
 

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