RICHARDSON, Sam Scruton

Rank: 
Acting Temporary Captain (later Major)
Unit/Base: 
Special Service Brigade, Group, & Signals
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Born: 
Wednesday, December 31, 1919
Died : 
Wednesday, June 23, 2004
Captain Sam Richardson RM, 3 Commando Brigade HQ Signal Officer, received a Mention in Despatches for distinguished service while operating with the Army in Burma and on the Eastern Frontier of India [1][1a][4].
  • 31 December 1960 Commissioner for Native Courts, Northern Region, Federation of Nigeria, appointed O.B.E. (Civil Division) [2].
  • 12 June 1965 Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Northern Nigeria, appointed C.B.E. (Civil Division) [3][4].
  • 1968 Professor of Public Administration at the University of Mauritius [3].
Sources
[1] London Gazette 36925, page 757.
[1a] Navy Lists National Library of Scotland - website - digital.nls.uk/british-military-lists/archive/93479934.
[2] London Gazette 42234, page 8932.
[3] London Gazette 43667, page 5491.
[4] Commando Association newsletter 46.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 119 issued September 2004.
 
Publication
'No Weariness: The Memoir of a Generalist in Public Service in Four Continents 1919-2000', author Sam Scruton Richardson.
 

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