Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)

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ASHBY, Philip James Conyers

Major
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)

Major Philip Ashby was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Sierra Leone during Operation Turner in May 2000.

Sources
London Gazette 56168, page 4246.
Globe and Laurel May/June 2001.

ATKINS, Steven Mark

Marine
P033350C
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

BARNES, Roger Michael

Colour Sergeant
P018166M
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 in 1974.
 
Sources
London Gazette 46456, page 221.
 

BETTERIDGE, Michael John

Sergeant
P044665W
SBS
Royal Marines
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Corporal Michael Betteridge was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the field, dated 20th June 1994 [1].
  • 30 December 2000 (Sergeant) appointed M.B.E. (Military Division) [2].
Sources
[1] London Gazette 54212, page 15370.

BIRD, Stephen Alun

Sergeant
PO36027S
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
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].

BOWES, Frederick James

Corporal
PO36351C
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 50486, page 5187 dated 15 April 1986.
 

CAPPER, Francis William

Sergeant
P019729W
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 46614, page 8051.
 

COCKTON, Peter Graeme

Corporal
P038344X
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)

Corporal Peter Cockton was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Northern Ireland.
 
Sources
London Gazette 51733, page 5813.

De La COUR, Colin Charles

Sergeant
P024604K
RM Poole
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant Colin De La Cour was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st November 1980 to 31st January 1981 [1].
  • 1982 Mentioned in Despatches during operations in the South Atlantic [2].
Sources

EVANS, Paul John

Colour Sergeant
PO22130Q
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

Corporal
PO36772C
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].

HIND, James Robert

Corporal
PO37800L
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Mentioned in Despatches
Corporal James Hind received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland, announced 15 April 1986  [1].
  • 16 May 1989 awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of service in Northern Ireland [2].
Sources
[1] London Gazette 50486, page 5187.

HISCOCK, John Austin

Colour Sergeant
P045571A
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Meritorious Service Medal (MSM)
Corporal John Hiscock was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal for gallant and distinguished service whilst on operations in Iraq during the period 19 March to 19 April 2003.

HUTCHEON, Ian

Corporal
PO30995F
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

JAMES, Kevin Michael

Sergeant
P025432M
RM Poole
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. received a Mention in Despatches for his service during operations in the South Atlantic [2].
 
Sources

JOHNSTON, Brian Ronald

Acting Colour Sergeant
PO23116X
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Acting Colour Sergeant Brian Johnston died during operations in the Falklands. He was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal.

JONES, Adrian Brian

Sergeant
P0466197D
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Sergeant Adrian Jones was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished services at sea during the period 1st October 2005 to 31st March 2006.
 
Sources
London Gazette 58092, page 12273.
 

LISTER, Adrian Thomas

Acting Colour Sergeant
P051203X
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Acting Colour Sergeant Adrian Lister was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of  gallant and distinguished service in the field in 2011. 
 
Source
London Gazette 60095, page 5851.
 

MASTROPIETRO, Giusseppi

Colour Sergeant
P031610Y
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Colour Sergeant Giusseppi Mastropietro was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland.
 
Sources
London Gazette 52530, page 7428 dated 14 May 1991.
 

MCGILL, Alistair Iain

Warrant Officer Class 1 (Regimental Sergeant Major)
P042976W
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].

MCINTOSH, Graeme

Captain
24652124 & 564992
29 Cdo. Regt.RA
Royal Artillery
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Warrant Officer Class 1 Graeme McIntosh RA was commissioned Captain on the 2nd April 2006 with seniority from 2nd April 2004 [1].
  • Captain Graeme McIntosh was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Afghanistan during the period 1st October 2006 to 31st March 2007 [2]

MCKEAG, Jonathan

Corporal
P059060X
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Corporal Jonathan McKeag was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field during the period 1 October 2013 to 30 June 2014.
 
Source
London Gazette 61155, page 3473.
 

MELVIN, John Noble Stephen

Lance Corporal
PO37662L
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Bar to the Queen's Gallantry Medal
Lance Corporal John Melvin was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland [1].
  • 13 October 1987 awarded a bar to the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland [2].
Sources

O'CONNOR, James

Sergeant
P033100D
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Sergeant James O'Connor was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland 5th November 1991.
 
Sources
London Gazette 53086, page 17977.
 

PALMER, Thomas

Sergeant
P047880V
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
Sergeant Thomas Palmer was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal for gallant and distinguished services in the field in January 2004 [1]
In 2005 Sgt. Palmer Q.G.M., was awarded the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field during the period 1st April to 30th September 2005 [2].

REED, Christopher George

Corporal (later Major)
PO44647U
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Corporal Christopher Reed was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal for gallant and distinguished services at sea in 1997.
 
Sources
London Gazette 55477, page 5084.
 

RIMMER, Stephen Kenneth

Acting Sergeant
PO29473B
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].

ROACH, David John

Warrant Officer Class 1
P047383C
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 David Roach was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st October 1997 to 31st March 1998 [1].

SCOTT, Richard Tauch

Sergeant
PO36416H
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Sergeant Richard Scott was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the field, dated 20th June 1994.
 
Sources
London Gazette 54212, page 15370.
 

SHEERIN, John Grant

Corporal (later Major)
PO43849U
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 in recognition of gallantry in Northern Ireland [1].
  • Sergeant Sheerin Q.G.M., received the Queen's Commendation for Bravery in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1st October 1996 to 31st March 1997 [2].

SNOW, Michael Lawrence

Colour Sergeant
PO24289G
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Sergeant Michael Snow was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of distinguished service in Northern Ireland in 1978 [1].
  • 14 April 1987 (Colour Sergeant) awarded the British Empire Medal (Military Divison) in recognition of meritorious service in Northern Ireland [2].
Sources

STEEL, Austin Patrick

Warrant Officer Class 2
P043013W
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].

THOMPSON, Steven

Sergeant
P038259D
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 service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 30th September 1994.
 
Sources
London Gazette 54028, page 6610.
 

THOMSON, Jonathan James

Lieutenant Colonel (later Brigadier)
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 

TROULAN, Dominic Charles Rupert

Sergeant
P038978B
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 service in Northern Ireland [1].
Dominic Troulan QGM, 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].

WEDDERBURN, David

Corporal
PO44304V
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)
Corporal David Wedderburn was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the field, dated 20th June 1994.
 
Sources
London Gazette 54212, page 15370.
 

WELLS, Bernard

Colour Sergeant (Local Warrant Officer 2)
PO27060W
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].

WRIGHT, Simon Michael

Warrant Officer Class 1 (later Major)
P044966T
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 service in Northern Ireland during the period 1st April to 30th September 1999 [2].

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