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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

BRICE, Ian William

SBS
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches

Sergeant Ian Brice, S.B.S., received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of his service during operations on South Georgia and patrols in the Mount Kent region of the Falklands.

Sources
London Gazette 49134 page 12843.
National Archives file WO373/188/205.

BURGESS, Brian Gordon

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant Brian Burgess, RM Poole, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service during operations in the South Atlantic.
 
Source
London Gazette 49134 page 12843.
Globe and Laurel Sept/Oct. 1982.
 

COOPER, Robert Terence

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant Robert Cooper, RM Poole, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service during operations in the South Atlantic.
 
Source
London Gazette 49134 page 12843.
Globe and Laurel Sept/Oct. 1982.
 

DANCE, Graham

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant Graham Dance, RM Poole, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service during operations in the South Atlantic.
 
Source
London Gazette 49134 page 12843.
Globe and Laurel Sept/Oct. 1982.
 

De La COUR, Colin Charles

Royal Marines
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

EARL, Peter Anthony

RM Poole
Royal Marines
Died in service
Colour Sergeant Peter Earl died in service, cause not known to this archive.
 
Notes
His death was published in the Aug.'92 edition of Navy News where it additionally showed 'CGRM.'
 

EBBENS, Andrew John

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Andrew Ebbens, RM Poole, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of his service during operations in the South Atlantic [1]
  • 1 September 1987 promoted Captain [2].
  • 16 March 2013 Lt. Col. A.J. Ebbens reverts to the retired list [3].
Sources

HADLOW, David Keith

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant David Hadlow, RM Poole, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service during operations in the South Atlantic.
 
Source
London Gazette 49134 page 12843.
Globe and Laurel Sept/Oct. 1982.
 

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].
 

LEWIS, William David Paul

SBS
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant William Lewis, SBS, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service during operations on the night of 21 May 1982 against enemy held positions at Fanning Head, near San Carlos, Falkland Islands.
 
Sources
London Gazette 49134 page 12843.
National Archives file WO373/188/209.

MCMAHON, Thomas William

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Corporal Thomas McMahon, RM Poole, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service during the operations in the South Atlantic.
 
Sources
London Gazette 49134 page 12843.
Globe and Laurel Sept/Oct. 1982.
 

NAPIER, John

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant John Napier, RM Poole, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service during operations in the South Atlantic.
 
Sources
London Gazette 49134 page 12843 (errata LG 49196, page 16352)
Globe and Laurel Sept/Oct. 1982.
 
Notes

SALZANO, Domenico Costable

Lance Corporal Salzano
RM Poole
Royal Marines
Died in service
Lance Corporal Domenico Salzano, a veteran of the Falklands campaign, died when his parachute failed to open during a training exercise in Norway. 
 
Sources
AFM ROH.
Navy News issue Mar. 1995 p36.
[Image] Liverpool Echo Feb. 18th 1995.
 

SNELSON, Paul Francis

RM Poole
Royal Marines
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Died in service
Colour Sergeant Paul Francis Snelson B.E.M., serving at RM Poole died [1] on Bovington range as a result of a mine accident [2].
 
He was awarded the B.E.M. in 1977 whilst a Royal Marines Corporal [3].
 
Sources
[1] AFM ROH

STOCKS, William John

SBS
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant William Stocks, S.B.S., received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of his service during operations on the Falkland Islands.
 
Source
London Gazette 49134 page 12843.
National Archives file WO373/188/211.

STORRIE, David Robert Bruce

Lieutenant Colonel David Storrie
3 Cdo. Bde. RM
Royal Marines
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant David Storrie received a Mention in Despatches for gallant and distinguished service in operations in Borneo Territories during the period 24th December 1963 to 23rd June 1964 [1].
  • 1 May 1968 (Lieutenant) (Local Captain) promoted Captain [2].
  • 31 December 1974 (Captain) (Acting Major) promoted Major [3].

TURNER, James William

RM Poole
Royal Marines
Died in service
Lieutenant James Turner drowned at Loch Long, Argyllshire, during a training exercise where he was to be landed from the submarine HMS Orpheus without the need for it to surface.
[Source: AFM ROH / Navy News Feb 1977 p.23 / Cold Water Command authors Dan Conley & Richard Woodman.]
 
Also killed 

WALTON, Richard Anthony Carl

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Died in service unknown cause

Colour Sergeant Richard Walton was serving at RMDIV Leconfield at the time of his death.

Richard Walton joined the Royal Marines in 1985 and served 2 days short of 20 years. During his career he served at Poole, 40 Commando, Commando Logistics Regiment, 42 Commando, CTCRM, and SBS. [Sources: AFM ROH / Navy News issue 1st June 2005.]

WRIGHT, Robert David

Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Mentioned in Despatches
Sergeant Robert Wright, RM Poole, received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of service during the operations in the South Atlantic.
 
Source
London Gazette 49134 page 12843.
Globe and Laurel Sept/Oct. 1982.

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