COLLINS, Thomas

Rank: 
Sergeant
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
P029088B
Honours & Awards: 
Sergeant Thomas Collins, SBS, was awarded the Military Medal for gallant and distinguished service during operations on the Falkland Islands.
Citation
Sergeant Collins, 3 Commando Brigade, participated in several particularly hazardous actions. During these he displayed great personal courage and, despite the close proximity of Argentine forces, he often provided accurate appraisals of the hostile units which were of great assistance to his Commanding Officer. He also demonstrated physical endurance of the highest order which was a great inspiration to the men of his unit. His professional ability and bravery reflected the finest traditions of the Corps. 
 
Source
[1] London Gazette 49134, page 12840.
[2] Globe and Laurel Sept/Oct. 1982 edition.
[3] Tom Collins, former Colour Sergeant RM, SBS
 
Notes
Source [3] advises his surname was erroneously shown as COLLINGS in London Gazettes. 
 

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