HOOK, David Arnold

Rank: 
Major General
Unit/Base: 
'42 Commando RM'
'3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines'
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
N028857Q
Major General David Hook RM
Lieutenant Colonel David Hook was appointed Commanding Officer 42 Commando RM on 27 April 2001 [1].
  • 2009 (Brigadier) appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan [2].
  • 3 October 2011 promoted Major General [3].
  • 4 October 2013 received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in Afghanistan during the period 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2013 [4]. He headed up the Force Reintegration Cell in Afghanistan; a role that gave him the opportunity to interact closely with the Afghan government and bring partner nations together in the quest for peace in this war torn country [5].
  • 1st August 2014 to retired list [6].
Sources
[1] Globe and Laurel May/June 2001.
[2]  London Gazette 59366, page 4833 & erratum 59486, page 13280.
[3] London Gazette 59941, page 19869.
[4] London Gazette 60647, page 19571.
[5] Royal Navy Press Release 4 Oct. 2013.
[6] London Gazette 60990, page 2.
[Image] RN/MOD website - Operational Honours October 2013.
 

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