CRUSE, Ernest

Corporal (later Captain)
'41 Independent Commando RM'
'Commando Training Centre RM'
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
PLY/X 4655
Honours & Awards: 
Corporal Ernest Cruse was awarded the Military Medal during the Korean war for gallant and distinguished service with 41 Independent Commando, Royal Marines, during operations in Korea [1]
  • 29 November 1950 wounded during operations at Chosin Reservoir Korea [1a].
  • 18 September 1961 commissioned from QuarterMaster Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant [2]. 
  • October 1970 Lieutenant at the CTCRM [3].
  • 19 October 1971 promoted Captain [4].
[1] London Gazette 39230, page 2749.
[1a] British Casualties Korean War 1950-1953.
[2] London Gazette 42423, page 5572.
[3] Globe and Laurel Oct 1970 edition, page 271.
[4] London Gazette 45498, page 11262.

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