MENDAY, Ronald Philip
Major (later lieutenant Colonel)
Highland Light Infantry
Honours & Awards:
Major Ronald Menday was second in command of No.4 Commando at Normandy on 'D' Day. Took command for a short period after Lt. Col. Dawson [more...] was wounded .
- Commissioned Second Lieutenant May 1940 .
- Mentioned in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field .
- Awarded the M.C. in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in NW Europe .
- 2nd Mentioned in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in NW Europe .
- Appointed M.B.E.(Civil Division) for his work at Turner's Court Children's Home, Oxford, and elsewhere, 29 December 1967 .
 Major James Dunning
 London Gazette 34861, page 3261.
 London Gazette 36637, page 3606.
 London Gazette 36961, page 1171.
 London Gazette 36994, page 1561.
 London Gazette 44484, page 18.
No.5 Commando Newsletters, issue nos 12, 13 & 29, all state that R. P. Menday served in the No.5 Cdo HQ Troop when the Commando was in Madagascar (circa 1942).
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