PENNEFATHER, David Anthony Somerset

Major General
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Commandant General Royal Marines in 1996.
  • (Major) (HQ Commando Forces RM) received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service during the operations in the South Atlantic during the Falklands War [1].
  • (Lt. Colonel) Appointed O.B.E., (Military Division), in recognition of meritorious service in Northern Ireland [2].
  • (Major General) Appointed C.B. (Military Division), in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the former Republic of Yugoslavia during the period 1st June to 20th December 1995 [3].
[1] London Gazette 49134, page 12842.
[1] Globe and Laurel Sept/Oct. 1982 edition.
[2] London Gazette 52324, page 17199.
[3] London Gazette 54393, page 6546.

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