MAHONEY, David Callaghan

Unit / Base: 
'42 Commando RM'
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Honours & Awards: 
Captain David Mahoney 42 Commando
Captain David Mahoney was awarded the Military Cross for gallant and distinguished services in Malaya [1]. He became Commander of 'B' Troop in Malaya in September 1950 and was on continuous operations from that time and throughout the following year, primarily in the Batu Gajah region [2].
[1] London Gazette Supp. 39361, page 5432.
[2] National Archives file WO373/130/44.
[Image] © Johnston Press plc. Portsmouth Evening News - Wednesday 24 October 1951 / British Newspaper Archive.

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