MULLARD, Sidney John

Sergeant (later Lieutenant)
Unit / Base: 
4 Commando
Prior Police Service: 
Birmingham City Police
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Honours & Awards: 
Sergeant Sidney Mullard was awarded the Military Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in North West Europe [1][2].
  • Sidney was a Birmingham City Police Officer who volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes that commenced in 1942. He joined the Police on 28 December 1937 and resumed his Police service on 26 January 1946. He resigned on 14 August 1949 [3].
  • 27 July 1945 commissioned Second Lieutenant (Camerons) [4].
  • 1948 first Honorary Secretary of the new Birmingham branch of the Commando Association. Remained as such for many years [5].
  • The death of Lt. Sidney J. Mullard (No. 4 Cdo.) of Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. was announced in Commando Association newsletter 119 issued September 2004.
[1] London Gazette 36994, page 1543, 22 March 1945.
[2] National Archives file WO 373/52/785.
[3] Tony Moore, FRHistS and Police Historian.
[4] London Gazette 37254, page 4473, 7 September 1945.
[5] Commando Association newsletters 6 - 11, and 20.

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