Muscat and Oman

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COULTER, Jeremy John Sagar

Lieutenant
45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Jeremy Coulter received a Mention in Despatches for gallant and distinguished service with the Northern Frontier Regiment in operations in Oman, 1958-1959
 
Sources
London Gazette 41800, page 5365.
National Archives file WO373/125/145.

EMSLIE, Hamish Brian

Captain
42 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Military Cross (MC)
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Hamish Emslie was awarded the Military Cross for distinguished service in operations in Malaya with 42 Commando RM [1][2].
Recommendation for MC:  
Perak, Malaya.  July 1950 to Nov. 1950.

HALFORD, Jack Lovell

Colour Sergeant
45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Died on active service

Colour Sergeant Jack Halford BEM was killed during operations in the Arabian Desert whilst seconded to the Northern Frontier Regiment on special duty with the forces of Muscat and Oman.

MARTIN, Michael John

Trooper
SAS
95 Cdo. Regt.RA
Special Air Service
Killed in action or died of wounds
Trooper Michael Martin, attached to the Special Air Service, died during operations in Oman.  He had previously served with 8 Battery, 95 Commando Regiment, R.A.  

RAE, Stuart James

Lieutenant
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Lieutenant (Local Captain) Stuart Rae was killed during operations in the Arabian Desert whilst seconded to the Northern Frontier Regiment on special duty with the forces of Muscat and Oman.
 

REES, Cecil Thomas

Sergeant
45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Military Medal (MM)
Sergeant Cecil Thomas Rees, 45 Commando RM, was seconded to the Northern Frontier Regiment for operations in Oman.
He was awarded the Military Medal for courage, initiative and devotion to duty in the face of well armed Omani rebels. He successfully led a fighting patrol against an enemy strong point, inflicting casualties upon the rebels.
 

ROWE, Vivian Noel

Lieutenant Colonel
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Major Vivian Rowe received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service within the operations in Northern Iraq and Southern Turkey [1].

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