Bronze Star Medal (USA)

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BAINES, James

Regimental Sergeant Major
PLY/X 920
41 Ind. Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Military Medal (MM)
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Acting Quartermaster Sergeant James Baines B.E.M. was awarded the Military Medal during the Korean war for gallant and distinguished service with 41 Independent Commando, Royal Marines, in operations in Korea. [1].
 

BAKER, Roy

Corporal
PLY/X 5068
41 Ind. Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Corporal Roy Baker was awarded the Bronze Star with Combat 'V' decoration bestowed by the President of the United States of America, for gallant and distinguished service in the Korean War.
 
Sources
London Gazette 40253 page 4684.
 

COPINGER-SYMES, Rory Sandham

Brigadier
N027968X
Royal Marines
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Captain Rory Copinger-Symes receieved the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in rendering humanitarian assistance in Sierra Leone in 1999 [1].

CRAWFORD, Adam Timothy Stephen

Lieutenant Colonel
N029091C
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Major Adam Crawford was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Afghanistan during the period 1st October 2008 to 31st March 2009 [1].

DANIELS, Timothy Nicholas

Colonel
N028076L
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Colonel Timothy Daniels was awarded the Bronze Star Medal bestowed by the President of the United States of America in recognition of meritorious, gallant and distinguished service during coalition operations in Iraq.
 
Sources
London Gazette 60647, page 19574 published 4 Oct. 2013.
 

DE JONGHE, Arthur Jules Charles Baudoin

Arthur de Jonghe 10 Commando
Arthur de Jonghe
Captain (later Major)
229494
1 Special Service (Commando) Brigade
No 10 Commando
General List
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Temporary Captain Vicomte Arthur de Jonghe, a French speaking Belgian national, took part in Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire on 28 March 1942. He was a Liaison Officer embarked on board motor launch ML446 and was evacuated back to the UK after the operation [1]
  • Captain De Jonghe is listed in the Personnel Files of the S.O.E [2].

DRIVER, Steven

Colour Sergeant
P043369M
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Colour Sergeant Steven Driver was awarded the US Bronze Star Medal with 'V' Device bestowed by the President of the United States of America in recognition of meritorious, gallant and distinguished service during coalition operations in the Field.
 
Sources
London Gazette 62841, page 21590 dated 29 November 2019. 

FIDLER, John Quentin

Major
N029420U
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Major John Fidler was awarded the Bronze Star Medal bestowed by the President of the United States of America in recognition of meritorious, gallant and distinguished service during coalition operations in Afghanistan.
 
Source
London Gazette 60095, page 5852.
 

FOSTER, G.R.

Colonel
N028796A
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Colonel Foster was awarded the Bronze Star Medal conferred by the President of the United States of America in recognition of gallant and distinguished services during coalition operations in Iraq.
 
Sources
London Gazette 59133, page 12504.
 

FULLER, James Andrew Murray

Major
25196501
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Major James Fuller was awarded the Bronze Star Medal bestowed by the President of the United States of America in recognition of meritorious service during coalition operations in Afghanistan. 
He was taking part in the Marine Corps Foreign Personnel Exchange programme, in which non-American officers can serve alongside their US comrades.

FYNN, Francis West (Lt Col)

Known as: 
Ted
Lieutenant Colonel Francis Fynn 2 commando
Lieutenant Colonel Francis Fynn 2 Commando
Lieutenant Colonel
109827
No 2 Commando
No 12 Commando
Gordon Highlanders
Military Cross (MC)
Mentioned in Despatches
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Lieutenant Colonel Francis West Fynn M.C. was appointed Commanding Officer of No 2 Commando from June 1944 after Lt Col Churchill was taken prisoner of war. 
A former Lance Sergeant in the Royal Artillery T.A., he was appointed Second Lieutenant on the 23rd December 1939 [1].

HAMBLETON, Charles Frederick

Quartermaster Sergeant
CH/X 1698
41 Ind. Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Quartermaster Sergeant Charles Hambleton was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Combat 'V' decoration bestowed by the President of the United States of America, for gallant and distinguished service during operations in the Korean war.
 
Sources
London Gazette 40253 page 4684.
 

HARRIS, Tristan

Colonel
N028505Q
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Major Tristan Harris was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Afghanistan during the period 1st October 2008 to 31st March 2009 [1].
  • 30 June 2010 promoted Lieutenant Colonel [2].

HENRIQUES, Robert David Quixano

Colonel
38714
Special Service Brigade
No 12 Commando
Royal Artillery
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Territorial Decoration (TD)
Silver Star (USA)
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Major Robert Henriques was the Brigade Major of the Special Service Brigade throughout the operation at Vaagso in Norway on 27 December 1941 [1].
  • Former Troop Leader of 'E' troop No. 12 Commando [1a].
  • 2 June 1943 (Captain)(Temporary Major)(Acting Lieutenant Colonel) appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) [2].

HILL, Jonathan, P.

Lieutenant Colonel
N029253J
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Major Jonathan Hill was awarded the Bronze Star Medal bestowed by the President of the United States of America in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during coalition operations in Iraq [1].
  • 30 June 2013 (Acting Lieutenant Colonel) promoted Lieutenant Colonel [2].
Sources

HOLDER, Daniel

Marine
30010145
RM Reserve
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Marine Daniel Holder, RM Reserve, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Combat 'V' decoration bestowed by the President of the United States of America in recognition of meritorious, gallant and distinguished services during coalition operations in Iraq.

LANSDOWNE, Arthur John

Marine
RM 9043
41 Ind. Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Marine Arthur Lansdowne was awarded the Bronze Star with Combat 'V' decoration bestowed by the President of the United States of America, for gallant and distinguished services during operations in the Korean war.
 
Sources
London Gazette 40253 page 4684.
 

LORAINE, Paul Peter

Known as: 
forenames also seen as Peter Paul
Captain
6028870 & 183050
No 6 Commando
Essex Regiment and Border Regiment
Military Medal (MM)
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Croix de Guerre (France)
Private Loraine, Essex Regiment, was awarded the Military Medal, announced in London Gazettes on 12 August 1941, in recognition of distinguished services in the Field [1].

LOVELOCK, Richard Benjamin

Lieutenant Colonel
N023425J
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Lieutenant Colonel Richard Lovelock was awarded the Bronze Star Medal bestowed by the President of the United States of America in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during coalition operations in Iraq.
 
Source
London Gazette 58633, page 3619 (7 March 2008).
 

MAILL, Joseph Jeremiah

Sergeant
CH/X 4248
41 Ind. Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Sergeant Joseph Maill was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Combat 'V' decoration bestowed by the President of the United States of America, for gallant and distinguished service during operations in the Korean war.
 
Sources
London Gazette 40253 page 4684.
 

MAROK, Jani

Colonel
N028192Y
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
CTCRM
Royal Marines
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Major Jani Marok received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the former Yugoslavia during the period 1 October 2000 to 31 March 2001 [1].

MOON, Sidney James

Sergeant
PO/X 5235
41 Ind. Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Sergeant Sidney Moon was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Combat 'V' decoration bestowed by the President of the United States of America, for gallant and distinguished service during operations in the Korean war.
 
Sources
London Gazette 40253 page 4684.
 

MOORHOUSE, Edward James

Lieutenant Colonel
N028469R
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Lieutenant Colonel Edward Moorhouse was awarded the Bronze Star  Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device (Bronze "V") bestowed by the President of the United States of America in recognition of meritorious, gallant and distinguished service during coalition operations in Afghanistan [1].
  • 2 February 2018 to retired list [2].

O'FLAHERTY, Denis William Venables Patrick

Denis William Venables Patrick O'Flaherty
Brigadier O'Flaherty
Lieutenant (later Brigadier)
106695
No 3 Commando
Royal Artillery
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Mentioned in Despatches
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Lieutenant Denis O'Flaherty, No. 3 Commando 6 troop, was awarded the Distinguished Service Order, and additionally Mentioned in Despatches, in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in successful combined operations against the enemy at Vaagso and Maaloy on December 27th 1941 [1][1a][2].

POUNDS, Edgar George Derek

Known as: 
Derek
Edgar George Derek Pounds
Major General
41 Ind. Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)
Mentioned in Despatches
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Edgar George Derek Pounds enlisted with the Royal Marines in 1940 and was awarded the King’s Badge as the outstanding recruit of 384 Squad. To date he is the only King’s Badgeman to have reached General rank [1].
  • 21 August 1942 (Lance Corporal) commissioned Second Lieutenant [1a].   

PULVERTAFT, Rupert James

Lieutenant Colonel
N028134C
Royal Marines
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Acting Colonel Rupert Pulvertaft was awarded the Bronze Star bestowed by the President of the United States of America in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during coalition operations in Iraq [1].
  • 14 June 2014 (Acting  Colonel) appointed O.B.E. (Military Division [2].

ROBERTS, Gerald Frederick Dawson

Lieutenant (later Lieutenant Colonel)
41 Ind. Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Lieutenant Gerald Roberts received a Mention in Despatches for gallant and distinguished service in operations in Korea [1].  He was also awarded the Bronze Star Medal bestowed by th

SADDLETON, Andrew David

Colonel
N028091P
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Colonel Andrew Saddleton was awarded the Bronze Star Medal bestowed by the President of the United States of America in recognition of meritorious, gallant and distinguished services during coalition operations in Afghanistan.
 
Sources
London Gazette 61155, page 3474 dated 26 February 2015.
 

SALMON, Andrew

Major General
N025777X
Royal Marines
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Acting Colonel Andrew Salmon received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of distinguished service during Operation Palliser in Sierra Leone in 2000 [1][1a].
  • 31 December 2003 (Colonel) appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) [2].

SQUARE, John Joseph Elliot

Captain John Square 48 Commando
Temporary Lieutenant (Acting Temporary Captain )
48RM Commando
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Mentioned in Despatches
Captain John Square was awarded the Bronze Star bestowed by the President of the United States of America for courage, coolness, and skill in Commando operations during the crossing of the River Maas, April 1945 [1].

TAYLOR, Martin Kenneth

Lieutenant Colonel
N025799Q
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Lieutenant Colonel Martin Taylor O.B.E., was awarded the Bronze Star  Medal bestowed by the President of the United States of America for meritorious, gallant and distinguished service during coalition operations in Afghanistan [1].
  • 2007 Commanding Officer RM Stonehouse [2].
Sources

THOMAS, Peter Roome

Captain
40 Cdo. RM
41 Ind. Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Lieutenant Peter Thomas joined 44 Commando in Hong Kong during March 1946, just before it was redesignated as 40 Commando RM [1].
  • 1948 (Lieutenant) (40 Commando RM) Mentioned in Despatches for gallant and distinguished service in Palestine [2].

TWIST, Martin Thomas

Lieutenant Colonel
N029045M
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Major Martin Twist was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, bestowed by the President of the United States of America, in recognition of meritorious, gallant and distinguished services during coalition operations in Afghanistan and

WHITING, John

Known as: 
Jack
Sergeant
PO/X 4066
41 Ind. Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Bronze Star Medal (USA)
Sergeant John 'Jack' Whiting was awarded the Bronze Star with Combat 'V' decoration bestowed by the President of the United States of America, for gallant and distinguished service during operations in the Korean War.
 
Sources
London Gazette 40253 page 4684.
 
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