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ADAMS, Alan Maclean

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines and Regular Army
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Corporal Alan Adams received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in Northern Ireland [1].
  • Appointed M.B.E. (Military Division)(rank Warrant Officer Class 1) in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Northern Ireland  2004/5 [2].

ALLAN, Brian Gavin

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Sergeant Brian Allan was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 30th September 2003.
 
Source
London Gazette 57269, page 5129.
 

ASHENDEN, Steven

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Marine Steven Ashenden was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1 October 2000 to 31 March 2001.
 
Sources
London Gazette 56373, page 12745.
 

ASHTON, Paul

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Queen's Commendation for Bravery
Colour Sergeant Paul Ashton received the Queen's Commendation for Bravery in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April 2006 to 30th September 2006.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 58183, page 17355.
 

ATKINS, Steven Mark

RM Poole
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Marine Steven Atkins received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st February 1979 to 30th April 1979 [1].
  • 1982 awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland [2].
Sources

BALMENT, Robert Ernest

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Colour Sergeant Robert Balment was awarded the British Empire Medal (Military Division) in recognition of meritorious service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st August to 31st October 1980.
 
Sources
London Gazette 48583, page 5527.
 

BARNES, Michael Roger

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Colour Sergeant Roger Barnes was awarded The Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st May 1974-31st July 1974.
 
Sources
London Gazette 46456, page 221.
 

BEADON, Colin John Alexander

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Captain Colin Beadon was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distingushed services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 30th September 1994 [1]
  • 1994 promoted Major [2].
  • 2 June 2007 (Lieutenant Colonel) to retired list [3].
Sources

BELL, Alan William

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant Alan Bell received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st November 1979 to 31st January 1980.
 
Source
London Gazette 48237, page 9373.
 

BEVERLEY, Henry York la Roche

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Lieutenant General Henry York La Roche Beverley, O.B.E., was appointed K.C.B. (Military Division) on the 31st December 1990 [1].
  • April 1978 (Lieutenant Colonel) appointed Commanding Officer 42 Commando RM [2].

BEVIS, Timothy John

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Timothy Bevis received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland in 1986 [1].
  • 13 December 2015 (Brigadier) appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) [2].
  • 31 May 2016 promoted Major General [3].
  • 28 December 2019 appointed C.B. (Military Divisionj [4].
Sources

BEWLEY, Neil

45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Neil Bewley was shot and killed during operations in Turf Lodge, Belfast, Northern Ireland. [Source:  AFM ROH / Northern Ireland - An Agony Continued author Ken Wharton.]
 

BIRD, Stephen Alun

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant Stephen Bird was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland [1].

BLIGHT, Timothy

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Lance Corporal Timothy Blight was awarded the British Empire Medal (Military Division) in recognition of meritorious service in Northern Ireland.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 51296, page 4325 dated 12 April 1988..
 

BLOOM, Peter John

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Corporal Peter Bloom was awarded the British Empire Medal (Military Division) in recognition of meritorious service in Northern Ireland in 1978 [1].

BOWES, Frederick James

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Corporal Frederick Bowles was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 50486, page 5187 dated 15 April 1986.
 

BOWKETT, Robert Murray

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service

Lieutenant Colonel Robert Bowkett received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st October 1998 to 31st March 1999.

Sources
London Gazette 55651, page 11554.

BROWN, Christopher Charles

29 Cdo. Regt.RA
Royal Artillery
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Captain Christopher Brown, 29 Commando Regiment RA, was a Naval Gunfire Spotter attached to Special Forces during the Falklands War. He received a Mention in despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service between 25 April to 15 June 1982 [1] [2].
  • 30 Sept 1987 promoted Major [3].

CAPPER, Francis William

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Sergeant Francis Capper was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st November 1974 - 31st January 1975.
 
Source
London Gazette Supp. 46614, page 8051.
 

CHICKEN, Simon Timothy

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Captain Simon Chicken was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st October 1994 to 31st March 1995 [1].
  • 2001 (Lieutenant Colonel) Commanding Officer 45 Commando Group [2].

CHISNALL, David Alan

WO1 David Chisnall
42 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Colour Sergeant David Chisnall was awarded the British Empire Medal in recognition of meritorious service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st November 1979 to 31st January 1980 [1].
  • 16 April 1982 promoted Warrant Officer 1, and RSM of 42 Commando RM [2].
Sources

CLAPSON, Keith

Captain Keith Clapson
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Captain Keith Clapson, 40 Commando RM [1], received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 30th September 1994 [2].
  • May/June 2001 (Major) Commanding Officer Amphibious Trials and Training Unit Royal Marines (ATTURM) [3].

CLARK, Graham David

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Colour Sergeant Graham Clark received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st October 1996 to 31st March 1997.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 54969, page 13690.
 

CLARKE, Nigel Ronald

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Sergeant Nigel Clarke was awarded the British Empire Medal (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland, award to be dated 12 May 1992 [1].

COOK, Paul

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Meritorious Service Medal (MSM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant Paul Cook received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland (announced 11 May 1993) [1].

CUSACK, Shane Barry

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Major Shane Cusack received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st May 1983 to 30th September 1983. 
 
Sources
London Gazette 49709, page 5591.
 

CUTTING, Robert Steven

Gnr Robert Cutting 29 Commando
29 Cdo. Regt.RA
Royal Artillery
Died on active service

Gunner Robert Cutting, aged 18, from Blackley Manchester, was shot dead at 4am whilst on foot patrol at the junction of Lepper Street and Stratheden Street, in the New Lodge area of Belfast. This was a blue on blue incident.

DE'ATH, Simon Dudley

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Simon De'Ath received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland in 1975.
 
Source
London Gazette Supp. 46774, page 16379.
 

EVANS, Paul John

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Colour Sergeant Paul Evans was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland, announced 15 April 1986 [1].
  • (Sergeant) received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st November 1978 to 31st January 1979 [2].

EVANS, Philip

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Corporal Philip Evans received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland [1].

FRY, Robert Alan

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Legion of Merit (USA)
  • 1978 (Lieutenant) received Mention In Despatches for distinguished service in Northern Ireland [1].

GARROD, John Martin Carruthers

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Major John Martin Carruthers Garrod received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st August 1973-31st October 1973 [1].
  • 17 June 1978 - 9 November 1979 Commanding Officer 40 Commando RM [2].

GIBSON, Neil

45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Military Medal (MM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Marine Neil Gibson was awarded the Military Medal for courage and distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st August 1973 - 31st October 1973 [1].​
 
Mentioned in Despatches 1967 Aden [2].
Recommendation

GILBERT, Adam

42 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Died on active service
Marine Adam Gilbert was the victim of an accidental shooting when his patrol tried to stop a stolen car at a checkpoint on the New Lodge Road, Belfast.

GORMLEY, David John

40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Corporal David Gormley received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st May 1974-31st July 1974.
 
Sources
London Gazette 46456, page 221.
 

GRANT, Roland Stephen

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Lieutenant Roland Grant was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland in 1978.
 
Source
London Gazette Supp. 47643, page 11153.
 

HALL, Christopher Mark Ian

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Captain Christopher Hall was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the during the period 1st October 2004 to 31st March 2005.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 57751, page 11643.
 

HANNAH, Kenneth William

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Colour Sergeant Kenneth Hannah was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Northern Ireland [1].

HAYES, William David

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Corporal William Hayes received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 31st July 2007.
 
Source
London Gazette Supp. 58633, page 3611.
 

HEATLY, Robert Johnston

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Captain (now Local Major) Robert Heatly was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 53298, page 8189.
 

HICKINBOTHAM, Christopher James

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Major Christopher Hickinbotham received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland in 1976 [1].
  • 12 June 1982 appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) [2].
  • 5 July 1983 promoted Lieutenant Colonel [3].
Sources

HOLDEN, Stephen Paul

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Colour Sergeant Stephen Holden received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 30th September 1996 [1].

HOWGILL, Colin Humphrey Cowley

42 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Major Colin Howgill received a Mention in Despatches recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st November 1976 - 31st January 1977 [1].
  • 17 August 1979 promoted Acting Lieutenant Colonel [2].
  • 1980 Commanding Officer 42 Commando RM in the New Hebrides [3].

HUNT, Darren

Major Darren Hunt RM
45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Military Medal (MM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Corporal Darren Hunt was awarded the Military Medal in recognition of distinguished service during operations in the South Atlantic in 1982 [1].
  • 1991 (Sergeant) received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland [2].

HUTCHEON, Ian

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Corporal Ian Hutcheon was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland in 1978.
 
Sources

IDDON, Thomas

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant Thomas Iddon received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland in 1978.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 47643, page 11153.
 

JAMES, Kevin Michael

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Corporal Kevin James was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st August to 31st October 1978 [1].
 
In 1982 Sergeant James Q.G.M., RM Poole, received a Mention in Despatches for his service during operations in the South Atlantic [2].
 

JONES, Alan

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Bar to the British Empire Medal
Colour Sergeant Alan Jones was awarded the B.E.M. (Military Division), on the 12th June 1976 [1]. He was later awarded a Bar to the British Empire Medal (Military Division) in recognition of meritorious service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st November 1976 - 31st January 1977 [2].
 
Sources

KEELING, Andrew Myles

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Major General Andrew Myles Keeling C.B.E. was appointed C.B. on 11th June 1994 [1].
  • 13 October 1987(Lieutenant Colonel)(Local Colonel) appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland [2].

LITSTER, Alan

Fleet Protection Group RM
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Lieutenant (Local Captain) Alan Litster was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) for gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st October 1996 to 31st March 1997 [1].

LIVINGSTONE, Alan James

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Lieutenant Alan Livingstone received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st October 1994 to 31st March 1995 [1].

LIVINGSTONE, Scott

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Scott Livingstone received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished servic in Northern Ireland (announced 11 May 1993) [1].

MACKLIN, James

42 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine James Macklin was fatally wounded whilst on patrol in North Belfast .
 

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MARLEY, Brian

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Corporal Brian Marley was awarded the British Empire Medal (Military Division) in recognition of meritorious service in Northern Ireland.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 51296, page 4325 dated 12 April 1988.
 

MASON, Alexander Malcolm

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Alexander Mason received a Mention in Despatches in

MCCUBBIN, John

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant John McCubbin received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st August to 31st October 1980.
 
Sources
London Gazette 48583, page 5527.
 

MCGILL, Alistair Iain

45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Meritorious Service Medal (MSM)
Warrant Officer 2 Alistair McGill was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Northern Ireland in 2004 [1].
  • 2007 (RSM) 45 Commando Group [2].
  • 31 December 2010 (Warrant Officer Class 1)  appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) [3].

MERCHANT, Jeremy Mark

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Conspicuous Gallantry Cross (CGC)
Mentioned in Despatches
Captain Jeremy Mark Merchant was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Afghanistan during the period 1st October 2001 to 31st March 2002 [1].
 

METCALFE, Robert John

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Captain Robert Metcalfe received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 51087, page 12661 dated 13 October 1987.
 

MILTON, Anthony Arthur

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Milton was appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 30th September 1994 [1].
  • 1996 (Brigadier) Commanding Officer 3 Commando Brigade RM [2].

MOORE, John Jeremy

John Jeremy Moore
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Military Cross (MC)
Bar to the Military Cross
Major General John Jeremy Moore served as the commander of the British land forces during the Falklands War in 1982.
  • Lieutenant - awarded the Military Cross for gallant and distinguished service with 40 Commando RM in Malaya during the period 1st January to 30th June, 1952 [1].

MOTTRAM, John Frederick

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)
Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Major John Frederick Mottram was appointed O.B.E. (Military Division)  on 1st January 1969 [1].
  • 23 March 1972 - 20 February 1974  (Lieutenant Colonel) Commanding Officer 40 Commando RM [2].

MURRAY, Alexander Bruce

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Queen's Commendation for Bravery
Lieutenant Alexander Murray received the Queen's Commandation for Bravery in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 30th September 1995 [1].
  • 31 December 2008 (Major)(Acting Lieutenant Colonel) appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) [2].

PENNEFATHER, David Anthony Somerset

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Commandant General Royal Marines in 1996.
  • (Major) (HQ Commando Forces RM) received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service during the operations in the South Atlantic [1].
  • (Lt. Colonel) Appointed O.B.E., (Military Division), in recognition of meritorious service in Northern Ireland [2].

PILLAR, Andrew Robert

40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Captain Andrew Pillar, 40 Commando RM, received a Mention in Despatches  in recognition of service during the operations in the South Atlantic [1].

PIPE, Gary James

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Corporal Gary Pipe was twice mentioned in despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland. 
  • Distinguished service between 1st August 1980 and 31 October 1980 [1].
  • Distinguished service between 1st November 1982 and 31st January 1983 [2].

RADFORD, Barry Philip William

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Captain Barry Radford was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) on 13 June 1981 [1].
  • 1991 (Major) received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland in 1991 [2].
Sources
[1] London Gazette Supp. 48639, page 5 (Her Majesty's Birthday Honours).

REED, Derek Bernard

3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Derek Reed, attached to 652 Squadron, Army Air Corps, was killed with three other NCOs, by a booby trap bomb, as they got into their car outside the Knock-na-Moe Hotel in Omagh.
[Source: AFM ROH / NIVets.org]
 

REID, William George

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Colour Sergeant William Reid was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Northern Ireland.
 
Source
London Gazette Supp. 57070, page 12063 published 30 September 2003.
 

RIMMER, Stephen Kenneth

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Acting Sergeant Stephen Rimmer was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st November 1977 to 31st January 1978 [1].

ROSE, John Gordon

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Major John Rose was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland in 1992 [1].
  • 31 December 2008 (Major General) appointed C.B. (Military Division) [2].
Sources
[1] London Gazette Supp. 53086, page 17975.

SANDERSON, Stephen Joseph

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Commendation for Bravery
Sergeant Stephen Sanderson received the Queen's Commendation for Bravery in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland.
 
Source
London Gazette Supp. 54212, page 15368 dated 14 November 1995.
 

SCOTT, David

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Colour Sergeant David Scott received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 51087, page 12661 dated 13 October 1987.
 

SECCOMBE, Thomas

41 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Seccombe was appointed O.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st May 1978 to 31st July 1978 [1].
  • 15 June 1985 (Colonel) appointed C.B.E. (Military Division) [2].
Sources

SHAW, John Joseph

Mne John Shaw 40 Commando
40 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Died in service
Marine John Shaw died [1] from injuries received in a road traffic collision in Northern Ireland [2]
 
Sources
[1] AFM ROH.
[2] The Light Blue Lanyard, author Major J.C. Beadle, MBE, MC, RM.

SHEERIN, John Grant

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Queen's Commendation for Bravery
Corporal John Sheerin was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal on 11th May 1993 

SIMCOX, Howard Robert

Howard Simcox 29 Commando
29 Cdo. Regt.RA
Royal Artillery
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Bombardier Howard Simcox was awarded the British Empire Medal on 31 December 1987.
 
Sources
[1] London Gazette 51171, page 19.
[Image] James Walton, 8 Alma Commando Battery.
 

SIMCOX, Paul Alan

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Corporal Paul Simcox received a Mention in Despatches in 1993 in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland [1].
  • Ist  January 1994 (Corporal) commissioned Acting Lieutenant (SD) [2].

SMITH, George

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Colour Sergeant George Smith was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st October 1998 to 31st March 1999.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 55651, page 11553.
 

SOUTHERN, Michael John

45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Killed in action or died of wounds
Marine Michael Southern was killed by the blast from an an IRA bomb hidden at an observation post at Drummuckavall, Northern Ireland. 
Also killed was Corporal Dennis Alfred Leach. 

SQUIRES, Richard Graham

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Sergeant Richard Squires received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st October 2004 to 31st March 2005 [1].

STANSFIELD, Christian John

RM Reserve
Royal Marines
Died in service
Marine Christian Stansfield, RMR Merseyside, collapsed and died of natural causes during a training mission in Norway. Christian joined the Royal Marines at the age of 17 and had served three tours of duty in Northern Ireland as well as a spell in Afghanistan.

STEEL, Austin Patrick

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Corporal Austin Steel was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Northern Ireland (to be dated 26 April 1994) [1].

STEPHENS, Richard James

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Captain Richard Stephens was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st October 1997 to 31st March 1998.
 
Source
London Gazette Supp. 55303, page 12073.
 

TELFORD, Ross

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Corporal Ross Telford received the Queen's Commendation for Val

THOMAS, David Nigel

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Corporal David Thomas received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 53298, page 8190 published 11 May 1993.
 

THOMPSON, Graham Michael

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Sergeant Graham Thompson (now acting Lieutenant) received The Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland announced on 5 May 1995, to be dated 27 October 1992.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 54028, page 6613.
 

THOMPSON, Steven

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Sergeant Steven Thompson was awarded The Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 30th September 1994.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 54028, page 6610.
 

THOMSON, Jonathan James

45 Cdo. RM
SBS
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Thomson O.B.E., was awarded The Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallantry within the operations in Northern Iraq and Southern Turkey  in 1991[1].
Citation 

TIDMAN, Martin David

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Corporal Martin Tidman received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 52530, page 7428 dated 14th May 1991.
 
Notes

TROULAN, Dominic Charles Rupert

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
George Cross (GC)
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Sergeant Dominic Troulan was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland [1].
  • Dominic Troulan, having retired from military service, was awarded the George Cross for saving lives during the Westgate Shopping Mall terrorist attack in Kenya in 2013 [2].

TURNER, Richard

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Major Richard Turner received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st August 1978 to 31st October 1978.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 47804, page 4057.
 

TURNS, John Michael

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Sergeant John Turns received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 30th September 1997.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 55120, page 5194.
 

URRY, Simon Richard

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Captain Simon Urry was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Northern Ireland  during the period 1st October 2003 to 31st March 2004 [1].

WELLS, Bernard

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant Bernard Wells received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st May 1982 to 31st July 1982 [1].
  • 15 April 1986 (Colour Sergeant) awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland [2].

WHITE, Grant Ian

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Sergeant Grant White received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Northern Ireland in 1999.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 55819, page 4251.
 

WHITEHEAD, Andrew Francis

45 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Whitehead, commanding 45 Commando Royal Marines, was awarded the Distinguished Service Order for his actions during operations on the Falkland Islands. He also recieved a Mention in Despatches during operations in Northern Ireland.
Citation for DSO

WHITMARSH, George Charles

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Corporal George Whitmarsh received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Northern Ireland in 1985 [1].
  • 1993 (Corporal)(now acting Sergeant) received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland (announced 11 May 1993) [2]

WHYSALL, Michael Colin

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Marine Michael Whysall received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st February 1977 to 30th April 1977.
 
Sources
London Gazette Supp. 47317, page 11401.
 

WILLIAMS, Richard Peter

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Captain Richard Williams was appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) in recognition of meritorious service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st November 1979 to 31st January 1980.

WOOLMAN, Tudor Lloyd

42 Cdo. RM
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Marine Tudor Woolman, 42 Commando RM, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Aden in 1967 [1].
Recommendation
"On Saturday 11th November 1967 42 Commando Royal Marines was responsible for the manning of of a series of observation posts overlooking Tawani.

WRIGHT, Simon Michael

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Corporal Simon Wright was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal on the 11th May 1993 in recognition of his gallantry in Northern Ireland [1].
  • April 2000 (Sergeant) received the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 30th September 1999 [2].

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