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NOTES

AWARD ABBREVIATIONS

OTHER ABBREVIATIONS

1 Killed on duty

2 Award not for Minelaying

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BEM: British Empire Medal (now superseded by MBE)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
HMD:
His Majesty's Drifter
HMT:
His Majesty's Trawler
M/S:
Minesweeper
RMS:
Rendering Mines Safe

 

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NAME RANK/RATE UNIT

DATE
GAZETTED

AWARD

REMARKS

C

CALVERT
Wilfred
C/JX549251
AB HMS Apollo 21 Aug 45 MID Minelaying - MID awarded for efficiency, energy and unflagging devotion to duty displayed during minelaying operations between January and April 1945 whilst serving in HMS Apollo. Western Approaches Command.
CAMPBELL
David Harvey
D/JX153822
A/LS HMS Plover 25 Aug 42 MID Minelaying - MID awarded for bravery and skill in successful minelaying operations in HMS Plover.
CARR
William
P/J94144
AB HMS Impulsive 14 Jan 41 DSM Minelaying - DSM awarded for gallantry and devotion to duty while serving in HM Minelayers.
CARTWRIGHT
Thomas Nelson
Ty A/Lt Cdr RNR

14th MGB Flotilla
MGB 316
52nd MTB Flotilla
52nd MTB Flotilla

2 Oct 42
13 Apr 43
29 Feb 44
29 Aug 44
MID
DSC
MID
Bar to DSC
First MID awarded for Operation JUBILEE (Dieppe).
DSC awarded for valuable work as Sec Ops and Force Cdr.
Minelaying - Second MID awarded for Operation HOSTILE - NW coast of Europe.
Bar to DSC awarded for bravery and undaunted devotion to duty in important and hazardous minelaying operations. Operation HOSTILE - NW coast of Europe.
CHAMPION
Charles Henry Benard
P/JX132918
AB HMS Express 14 Jan 41 DSM Minelaying - DSM awarded for gallantry and devotion to duty while serving in HM Minelayers.
CHILVERS
Donald Henry
P/KX91085
A/Ldg Stoker HMS Plover 25 Aug 42 MID Minelaying - MID awarded for bravery and skill in successful minelaying operations in HMS Plover.
CHURCHER
Francis John
P/JX261893
AB ML102 13 Jul 43 MID Minelaying - MID awarded for bravery, initiative and devotion to duty in many dangerous minelaying operations.
CLARKE
Albert
C/223526
PO HMS Teviot Bank 14 Jan 41 MID Minelaying - MID awarded for gallantry and devotion to duty while serving in HM Minelayers.
COOK
George
Gunner (T)
Gunner(T)
Sr Cd Gnr(T)
HMS Manxman
HMS Apollo
HMS Vernon III
2 Jun 43
21 Aug 45
1 Jan 52
DSC
MID
MBE
Minelaying - DSC awarded in Birthday Honours 1943.
MID awarded for efficiency, energy and unflagging devotion to duty displayed during minelaying operations between January and April 1945 whilst serving in HMS Apollo.
Appointed MBE New Year Honours 1952.
COTTINGHAM
Sidney Victor William
P/J111859
PO HMS Plover 25 Aug 42 DSM Minelaying - DSM awarded for bravery and skill in successful minelaying operations in HMS Plover.
COX
Richard Edward
C/M34441
Chief ERA HMS Ivanhoe
HMS Ivanhoe
HMS Ivanhoe
14 Aug 40
14 Jan 41
23 Jan 41
MID
DSM
MID
Minelaying - First MID awarded for Dunkirk.
DSM awarded for gallantry and devotion to duty while serving in HM Minelayers.
Second MID awarded after being mined Sep 1940.
CRANEFIELD
Donald Louis
Ty Sub Lt RNVR

ML 181

29 Aug 44 MID Minelaying - MID awarded for bravery and undaunted devotion to duty in important and hazardous minelaying operations. Operation HOSTILE - NW coast of Europe.

 

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