BARTON, Francis Christopher

Rank: 
Major (later Major General)
Unit/Base: 
40 Commando RM
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Major Francis Barton received a Mention in Despatches in 1951 in recognition of gallant and distinguished services with 40 Commando RM in Malaya [1].
  • 31 December 1960 (Colonel) appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) [2].
  • 1 January 1964 (Brigadier) appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) [3].
  • 1 January 1966 (Major General) appointed C.B. (Military Division) [4].
Sources
[1] London Gazette 39361, page 5432.
[1] The Light Blue Lanyard, author Maj. J.C. Beadle, MBE, MC, RM.
[2] London Gazette 42231, page 8893.
[3] London Gazette 43200, page 5.
[4] London Gazette 43854, page 2.
 

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