Regimental Sergeant Major
Royal Marines
PLY/X 920
Acting Quartermaster Sergeant James Baines B.E.M. was awarded the Military Medal during the Korean war for gallant and distinguished service with 41 Independent Commando, Royal Marines, in operations in Korea. [1].
Later Regimental Sergeant Major James Baines, M.M., B.E.M., was awarded the Bronze Star Medal (with Combat Distinguishing Device) bestowed by the President of the United States of America for gallant and distinguished service in operations in Korea. [2].
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 39230, page 2749.
[2] London Gazettes Supp. 40537, page 4092.

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