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'Commando Logistic Regiment RM'

Based at Chivenor in North Devon, the Regiment is home to about 780 personnel from all three services, including Royal Marines, Mechanical Engineers, Medics and Logisticians. The Regiment is unique in Defence in that no other unit has such an eclectic mix of cap badges working together towards providing Equipment, Medical and Logistical support.

ALLEN, Thomas Charles

Marine
P032665M
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Died in service

Marine Thomas Allen, Garrison Squadron, Commando Logistic Regiment RM, died as a result of a road traffic accident in Winchester.

Sources
AFM ROH
Globe and Laurel, July - August 1977 edition.
Navy News July 1977, p8.
 

DAVIES, Damian Jonathan

Known as: 
Damo
Mne. Damian Davies
Marine
P059939J
Cdo. Log. Regt.
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Damian Davies, Landing Force Support Party (LFSP), died as a result of a suspected suicide bomb attack south of Sangin, Afghanistan.  At the time of his death he was on patrol with X-Ray Company, 45 Commando Group, Royal Marines.

DAVISON, Colin

Known as: 
George
Lance Corporal
PO37269B
Cdo. Log. Regt.
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lance Corporal Colin Davison died during an enemy bombing attack whilst on operations at Ajax Bay, Falkland Islands.
 
Sources
AFM ROH.
South Atlantic Medal Association 1982 (SAMA82 website).
 

DEERING, Robert Christopher

Cpl Robert Deering
Corporal
P055354X
Cdo. Log. Regt.
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Corporal Robert Deering died when shortly after 0715hrs a Viking armoured personnel carrier was involved in an explosion west of Lashkar Gah in Helmand Province, injuring three other personnel and disabling the vehicle. As Corporal Deering approached the stricken vehicle to assess the damage, a second explosion occurred, killing him instantly.
[Source: MOD]

DUGGAN, Stephen

Marine
P029137R
Cdo. Log. Regt.
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Marine Stephen Duggan received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service during the operations in the South Atlantic.
 
Source
London Gazette 49134 page 12843.
 

GOLDSWORTHY, James Noel Anthony

Major
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Major James Goldsworthy was appointed O.B.E. (Military Dvision) 31 December 1979.
Service included HMS Sakar, ITCRM, CTCRM, Cdo. Log Regt., and 42 Commando RM.
 
Sources
London Gazette 48041, page 3.
Navy News November 2021 edition.
Bedford School obituaries.
 

HELLBERG, Ivar Jack

Colonel
472558
Cdo. Log. Regt.
Royal Corps of Transport
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Lieutenant Colonel Ivar Jack Hellberg, Commanding Officer Commando Logistic Regiment RM, was appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of service within the operations in the South Atlantic during the Falklands War [1][2].
  • 30 June 1986 promoted Colonel [3].
  • 17 January 1998 retired [4].

HOWSE, Iain George

Marine Iain Howse, CLR
Marine
P048162J
Cdo. Log. Regt.
Royal Marines
Died in service

Marine Iain Howse who was in the UK on a weeks leave from service in Iraq died in motorcycle accident on Whitepit Lane, Flackwell Heath, Buckinghamshire.

Sources
AFM ROH.
Image and details from his sister Alison.
 

JOLLY, Richard Tadeusz

Surgeon Commander
C030174V
Cdo. Log. Regt.
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Surgeon Lieutenant Commander Richard Jolly, acting Surgeon Commander, commanded the Medical Squadron of the Commando Logistic Regiment Royal Marines during Operation Sutton in the South Atlantic May/June 1982. He also had under his operational control two surgical support teams and a parachute clearing troop. Appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) [1][2]

KENNEY, Ronald Paul

Known as: 
Ron
Leading Medical Assistant Ron Kenney RN
Leading Medical Assistant (later Commander RN)
40 Cdo. RM
Cdo. Log. Regt.
Officer of the Order of St John (OStJ)
Ronald Kenney RN passed his Commando course on 18 March 1978 and served as a Leading Medical Assistant with 40 Commando RM during the Falklands War [1].
  • 27 July 1987 commissioned later commanding the Medical Squadron, Commando Logistic Regiment RM [2][3].

PIKE, Robert Allat

Marine
P049842X
Cdo. Log. Regt.
Royal Marines
Died in service

Marine Robert Pike died during winter training exercises in Norway when a 20 tonne vehicle plunged into a river at Skoelv.  [Sources: AFM ROH / Navy News issue Apr 1993, p36.]

POTTER, Anthony

Private
24491946
Cdo. Log. Regt.
Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Mentioned in Despatches

Private Anthony Potter, R.A.O.C. attached to the Commando Logistics Regiment RM,  received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service within the operations in the South Atlantic during the Falklands War [1][2].

POUNDS, Nicholas Ernest

Lieutenant Colonel
N020493P
3 Cdo. Bde. Air Sqn / Helicopter Force
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Captain Nicholas Pounds, a Gazelle Helicopter RM pilot and Officer Commanding 'M' Flight during Operation Corporate, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of his leadership, gallantry, and flying skills, during operations on the Falkland Islands, and in support of 2 Para at Goose Green, between 21 May and 14 June 1982 [1].

SIDWELL, Richard Charles

Colonel
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Captain Richard Charles Sidwell received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service during operations in East and West Malaysia during the period 24 June to 23 December 1965 [1].

TAYLOR, William John

Lieutenant Colonel
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Cdo. Log. Regt.
Royal Marines
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Captain William Taylor received a Mention in Despatches in reco

WALTON, Richard Anthony Carl

Colour Sergeant
P044439X
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Died in service unknown cause

Colour Sergeant Richard Walton was serving at RMDIV Leconfield at the time of his death.

Richard Walton joined the Royal Marines in 1985 and served 2 days short of 20 years. During his career he served at Poole, 40 Commando, Commando Logistics Regiment, 42 Commando, CTCRM, and SBS. [Sources: AFM ROH / Navy News issue 1st June 2005.]

YOUNGHUSBAND, Michael Dean

LCpl Younghusband RM
Lance Corporal
30136233
Cdo. Log. Regt.
Royal Marines
Died in service
Lance Corporal Michael Younghusband died whilst crossing a railway line in the early hours of December 10th. He had completed his training at the CTCRM in October 2012 and joined 42 Commando.  In 2014 he moved to the Commando Logistic Regt. RM at Chivenor.  
 

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