Deputy Lieutenant (DL)

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ATTER, Frank Edward

No 5 Commando
Royal Artillery
Deputy Lieutenant (DL)
Post war member of the Commando Association.
Labour Councillor for Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, from the 1950's through to the 1980's.
2 October 1981 commissioned Deputy Lieutenant, Wolverton, Buckinghamshire.
1984/85 Mayor of Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.
The Council named a street in his memory - Frank Atter Croft, Wolverton.

BORWICK, Michael George

Temporary Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel)
50ME Commando
Royal Scots Greys, Royal Armoured Corps
Mentioned in Despatches
Deputy Lieutenant (DL)
Captain Michael Borwick was reported missing 2 June 1941 during operations in Crete with 'D' Bn. Layforce (50 and 52 Middle East Commandos), later found to be a prisoner of war [1][1a].
  • Mentioned In Despatches for gallant and distinguished service in the Middle East [2].

EPHRAUMS, Roderick Jarvis

Known as: 
Major General Roger Ephraums Royal Marines
Major General
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Commander of the Order of St John (CStJ)
Deputy Lieutenant (DL)
Served with 42 Commando in Malaya in the 1950's and was later the Brigade Major, HQ 3 Commando Brigade RM in Sarawak. In 1969 he commanded 45 Commando RM *.
  • 1 January 1965 (Major) appointed O.B.E. [1].
  • 17 December 1972 promoted Brigadier [2]

HOUGHTON, Robert Dyer

Known as: 
Robert Houghton 40 Commando
Major General
40RM Commando
Royal Marines
Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Military Cross (MC)
Deputy Lieutenant (DL)
Acting Major Robert Houghton, Second in Command of 40RM Command

LANGLEY, David Lionel Scott

40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Military Cross (MC)
Deputy Lieutenant (DL)
Lieutenant David Langley, 40 Commando RM attached to 45 Commando RM, was awarded the Military Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Malaya [1][1a][b].
Perak, Malaya.

LONG, Donald Bayley

Donald Bayley Long 9 Commando
Lieutenant (later Colonel)
No 9 Commando
Lancashire Fusiliers & King's Own
Military Cross (MC)
Territorial Decoration (TD)
Knight of the Order of St John (KStJ)
Deputy Lieutenant (DL)
Lieutenant Donald Long was awarded the Military Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during operations against the enemy held spit of land between Lake Comacchio, Italy, and the Adriatic [1][1A][Citation in Linked Content beow].


FRASER, Simon Christopher Joseph
Known as: 
No 4 Commando
Lovat Scouts
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Military Cross (MC)
Deputy Lieutenant (DL)
Justice of the Peace (JP)

Lord Lovat first enlisted in the Scots Guards in 1932, leaving the army in 1937. Two years later at the outbreak of war he rejoined the Army in the Lovat Scouts. Lord Lovat was part of a small but elite group of men who formed the idea of a Special Training Centre, agreed on the location, and devised and implemented a course of training once it was approved.

NEWMAN, Lt Col. Augustus Charles, VC

Known as: 
Colonel Charles
Col. Newman VC, 2 Commando
Augustus Charles Newman VC
Lieutenant Colonel
No 2 Commando
No 3 Independent Company
Essex Regiment
Victoria Cross (VC)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Territorial Decoration (TD)
Deputy Lieutenant (DL)
Mentioned in Despatches
Order of the Legion of Honour (France)
Croix de Guerre (France)
Lt. Colonel Augustus Charles Newman, Officer Commanding No 2 Commando, was awarded the Victoria Cross for his gallantry whilst Military Force Commander of Operation Chariot, St. Nazaire. He was a prisoner of war after the raid.
Extract from Commando Association Newsletter 55 of September 1972

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