BEATTIE, James Simpson
Corporal (later Second Lieutenant)
Edinburgh City Police
Honours & Awards:
Corporal James Beattie was awarded the Military Medal in 1943 in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North Africa .
1 April 1944 commissioned Second Lieutenant from O.C.T.U. .
1967 (Chief Superintendent, Edinburgh City Police) awarded the Q.P.M. .
1978 (Deputy Chief Constable, Lothian and Borders Police appointed O.B.E. .
 London Gazette 35987, page 1846.
 London Gazette 36540, page 2524.
 London Gazette 44210, page 32.
 London Gazette 47723, page 9.
His first service number indicates that he likely volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes of 1942.
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