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NOTES

AWARD ABBREVIATIONS

OTHER ABBREVIATIONS

1 Killed on duty

2 Award not for RMS or BD

3 Reason for award unknown

VC: Victoria Cross
GC:
George Cross
CBE: Commander of the Order of the British Empire
DSO: Distinguished Service Order
OBE: Officer of the Order of the British Empire
MBE: Member of the Order of the British Empire

DSC: Distinguished Service Cross

MC: Military Cross

CGM: Conspicuous Gallantry Medal

GM: George Medal
DSM: Distinguished Service Medal

BEM: British Empire Medal (now superseded by MBE)

MID: Mention in Despatches
Commend'n: King's Commendation for Brave Conduct

B&MD: Bomb & Mine Disposal
BD:
Bomb Disposal
BSO:
Bomb Safety Officer
LCOCU:
Landing Craft Obstruction Clearance Unit
RMS:
Rendering Mines Safe

 

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NAME RANK/RATE UNIT

DATE
GAZETTED

AWARD

REMARKS

U

UPTON
Keith Swan
Lt RANVR HMS Vernon 9 Jun 42

GM

RMS - GM awarded for gallantry and undaunted devotion to duty. Mine disposal North Wales 23 Oct 41.  Working on a new type mine at Llanfairtalhaiarn in North Wales, he had to drill out the screw ring holding the fuze while Able Seaman Halls held an improvised gag for two hours.

 

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