Territorial Efficiency Medal

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CAMERON, Ralph Alverne Cyril

Lieutenant (Temporary Captain)(later Honorary Major)
99223
No 9 Commando
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Military Cross (MC)
Territorial Efficiency Medal
Territorial Decoration (TD)
Captain Ralph Cameron was awarded the Military Cross [1] in recognition of gallant and distinguished service whilst in charge of 2 troops whose task was to destroy an enemy post near a demolished bridge West of the River Garigliano, Italy, on the night of 29/20 December 1943 during Operation Partridge [2].
 

CLUBE, Gordon Murray

Lieutenant
105161
Brigade Signals
Royal Corps of Signals
Territorial Efficiency Medal
Lieutenant Gordon Clube served in 1 Special Service Brigade Signals [1].
  • 11 November 1939 (Private) (Artists Rifles) commissioned Second Lieutenant [2].
  • 3 February 1944 relinquishes his commission on account of ill-health, and is granted the hon. rank of Lt [3].

HALL, James Michael

Lieutenant (later Honorary Major)
129664
No 3 Commando
Lancashire Fusiliers
Mentioned in Despatches
Territorial Efficiency Medal
Lieutenant James Hall was reported wounded and dangerously ill on 27 December 1941 during Operation Archery at Vaagso, Norway [1]
  • 20 April 1940 commissioned Second Lieutenant, Lancashire Fusiliers [2].

OSMOND, Charles Geoffrey

Charles Geoffrey Osmond 3 Commando
Captain
138465
No 3 Commando
Devonshire Regiment
Military Cross (MC)
Territorial Efficiency Medal
Captain Charles Geoffrey Osmond was awarded the Military Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during operations on 19 August 1942 at Dieppe, France, during which he was severely wounded and taken prisoner of war.
Post war Chairman of the Birmingham Branch of the Commando Association in the 1950's, before moving to Southampton in the mid 1960's. 

RAE, Colin George Champion

Colin Rae 3 Commando
Lieutenant (Temporary Captain)(later Major)
145561
No 3 Commando
Royal Artillery
Military Cross (MC)
Territorial Efficiency Medal
Captain Colin Rae was awarded the Military Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during the advance to capture the Essel Bridgehead.
Recommendation

SELERI, Peter Alexander Shaw

Major
124671
Middle East Commando
Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps
Silver Star (USA)
Territorial Efficiency Medal
Awarded the Silver Star Medal for gallant and distinguished service during operations in Germany on 18 November 1944 having left the commando* and now serving 8th Armoured Brigade Group [1][2].
  • 28 January 1949 (Captain) (Hon. Major) awarded the Efficiency Medal (Territorial) [3].
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WATSON, William Humphreys

Known as: 
Bill or Tiger
2nd Lieut Bill Watson MC 2 Commando
Lieutenant
189409
No 2 Commando
The Black Watch
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Military Cross (MC)
Territorial Efficiency Medal
Lieutenant Bill 'Tiger' Watson, 1 troop, was awarded the Military Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished services during the raid on St. Nazaire [1]. 

WILSON, Robert

Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel)
97240
No 8 Commando
SBS
Royal Artillery
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Bar to the Distinguished Service Order
Mentioned in Despatches
Territorial Efficiency Medal
Gunner Robert Wilson was commissioned Second Lieutenant on 2 September 1939 [1]. After volunteering for the Commandos he joined the folbot section of No.8 Commando, prior to a move to the Special Boat Section in the Middle East.

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