KING, Peter Frederick

Rank: 
Lieutenant
Unit/Base: 
4 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Service: 
Army
Number: 
7536394 & 328163
Honours & Awards: 
Lieutenant Peter King was awarded the Military Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during operations in NW Europe [1].
  • 3 July 1944 (Sergeant) (Acting TSM 'C' Troop) granted an Immediate Emergency Commission [2][2a].
  • 21 December 1949 relinquishes his commission [3].
  • 1952 serving as a Captain with the 16 New Zealand Field Regiment in Korea [4].
Sources
[1] London Gazette 37302, page 5000.
[1] National Archives file WO 373/55/119.
[2] London Gazette 36786, page 5137.
[2a] Linked Content below.
[3] London Gazette 38786, page 6019.
[4] Commando Association newsletter 14 issued March 1952.
 
Notes
First and middle names reversed as Frederick Peter in [2] and [3] above
 

Ask Questions / Add Information / Add Photos

Use our Forum for research enquiries, or to add information or photos. [register now]
Your message will then be seen by the many knowledgeable members of our Forum.
Photos will be reviewed and added to the Archive if appropriate. 
Read some frequently asked questions here [FAQ's].
 
All content is researched and administered by the Commando Veterans Archive.