COMPANIONS OF THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINE AWARDS
COMPANIONS OF THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINE AWARDS
COMPANIONS OF THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINE AWARDS
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COMPANIONS OF THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER ROYAL NAVY AND ROYAL MARINE AWARDS

COMPANIONS OF THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER 1923-2010
            Naval And Marine Awards
             


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A comprehensive list of all awards of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) between 1920-2006 that were made to members of the Navy and RM., complete with the full original citations/recommendations. An invaluable and definitive record for medal collectors and Naval historians.

The vast majority of the awards recorded in this set of books were for the Second World War, but pre and post war campaigns, are also shown, along with First Second and Third award Bars. This is the only publication that details the all important information regarding the explanation as to why the award was made by showing the citation /recommendation. Sample Entry ARNOLD-FORSTER, M. - D.S.O. LG: 14 Nov. 1944 Temporary Lieutenant, D.S.C., R.N.V.R. (St. Ives, Cornwall) “For outstanding enterprise and skill in preventing the enemy from bringing supplies to and withdrawing troops from Le Havre” Mark ARNOLD-FORSTER. Born 16 Apr. 1920; Son of William Edward Arnold-Forster and Katherine Laird; Married Valentine Mitchison, 13 Jan. 1955; Three sons and two daughters; Empld. as a Merchant Seaman; Joined the R.N.V.R.; Prob. T/Midsh., 5 Jan. 1940; Served in M.T.B.'s, Dover; T/A/S/Lt., 16 Apr. 1940; H.M.S. King Alfred (Trg. Estab.), Hove, Sussex, 1940; T/S/Lt., 16 Apr. 1941; CO, H.M. M.T.B. 45 (motor torpedo boat), 1941; T/Lt., 1 May 1942; CO, H.M. M.T.B. 219 (motor torpedo boat), 1942; CO, H.M. M.T.B. 38 (motor torpedo boat), 1942-1943; Participated in the attack on German Battle-Cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau and the Cruiser Prinz Eugen, Feb. 1942 (M.I.D. LG: 31 Mar. 1942 “For daring and resolution while serving in H.M. Destroyers, Motor Torpedo Boats, and Motor Gun Boats in daylight attacks at close range and against odds, upon the German Battle-Cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau and the Cruiser Prinz Eugen:”); Served on ops along the French coast (D.S.C. LG: 1 Jan. 1943, M.I.D. LG: 14 Jul. 1942 “For skill, bravery and resolution while serving in H.M. Motor Torpedo Boats and Motor Gun Boats in an attack on an Enemy Convoy near the French Coast” and M.I.D. LG: 4 May 1943 “For bravery, skill and dash while serving in H.M. Light Coastal Craft in action against the enemy in the Channel”); CO, H.M. M.T.B. 212 (motor torpedo boat) & S.O. 13th M.T.B. Flotilla, 1944; Served in the Channel incl attacking the German evacuation Le Havre (D.S.O.); Staff Offr., H.M.S. Beehive (Felixstowe), 25 Sep. 1944; Staff Offr., H.M.S. Aggressive (Newhaven), 7 Dec. 1944-1945; Released 25 Apr. 1946; Became a journalist with The Guardian, 1946-1957 and 1963-1981; Publications: The world at war (1973); Died 25 Dec. 1981 age 61.

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