Irish Brigade

The story of the 38th (Irish) Brigade in the Second World War

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Irish Brigade Awards: April to July 1945.

 Immediate Awards.

Distinguished Service Order.

Lt Colonel DM Shaw MC. 2 Innisks.

Lt Colonel MJF Palmer. 1 RIrF.

Bar to Distinguished Service Order.

Lt Colonel HEN Bredin DSO, MC and Bar. 2 LIR.

Military Cross.

Major EH Cochrane. 2 Innisks.

Lieut FHK Smith. 2 Innisks.

Lieut MG Murray. 2 Innisks.

Major JD Lofting. 2 LIR.

Lieut JHC Taylor. 2 LIR.

Lieut JH Allan. 2 LIR.

Lieut EM Salter. 2 LIR.

Major RSV Howard. 1 RIrF.

Lieut KEG Taylor. 1 RIrF.

Bar to Military Cross.

Major JD Lofting MC. 2 LIR.

Distinguished Conduct Medal.

CSM A Rolston. 2 Innisks.

Cpl H Bell MM. 2 Innisks

Military Medal.

CSM A Boyd. 2 Innisks.

Sgt A Hughes. 2 Innisks.

Sgt T Hodson. 2 Innisks.

Sgt F Gilligan. 2 Innisks.

Sgt W McCusker. 2 Innisks.

Sgt A Morrison. 2 Innisks.

L/Sgt P Doherty. 2 Innisks.

Fus E Clarke. 2 Innisks.

Fus J Murphy. 2 Innisks.

Fus N Nicholls. 2 Innisks.

Cpl PL O’Leary. 2 LIR.

Rfn H Thrush. 2 LIR.

L/Sgt J Lang. 1 RIrF.

L/Sgt H Lines. 1 RIrF.

Cpl I Cathcart. 1 RIrF.

L/Cpl W McComish. 1 RIrF.

Fus T Elliott. 1 RIrF.

Fus J Gordon. 1 RIrF.

Mentioned in Despatches.

Major HE Mathew. 2 Innisks.

Sgt A Malone.  2 Innisks.

Cpl S Courtney. 2 Innisks.

Cpl D Osborough. 2 Innisks.

Major G Fitzgerald. 2 LIR.

L/Sgt F Bellis. 2 LIR.

Rfn JF Collins. 2 LIR.

Fus AE Salmon. 1 RIrF.


Periodical Awards.

Bar to Distinguished Service Order.

Brigadier TPD Scott. HQ Irish Brigade.

MBE.

Major CPR Bowen-Colthurst. HQ 38 Irish Brigade.

RSM PJ Kilduff.  2 Innisks.

Military Cross.

CSM J Nolan. 2 Innisks.

Capt GE Cole. 2 LIR.

Capt F Lyness.2 LIR.

RSM W Girvin. 2 LIR.

Capt NW Bass.1 RIrF.

Capt BDH Clark.1 RIrF.

Military Medal.

Sgt L Kelly. 2 Innisks.

British Empire Medal.

Sgt LT Finch. 1 RIrF.

Mentioned in Despatches.

L/Cpl TK Collins (Royal Signals). 38 (Irish) Brigade.

Lieut CJ Heather. 2 Innisks.

Sgt R Salt. 2 Innisks.

L/Cpl S Cartwright. 2 Innisks.

Fus T Conley.  2 Innisks.

Fus J McFarland.  2 Innisks.

Fus D Riddell.  2 Innisks,

L/Col IM Goff.  2 LIR.

RQMS AGL Robinson. 2 LIR.

CQMS E O’Sullivan.  2 LIR.

CSgt JD Meighan. 2 LIR.

Major A Wilton. 1 RIrF.

RSM J Keenan. 1 RIrF.

A/Cpl J Nolan. 1 RIrF.

L/Cpl H Corfield. 1 RIrF.

Fus M Freeman.  1 RIrF.


American Awards.

Silver Star.

Major TJ Arnott (15/19 Hussars). 3 Italian Pack Transport Company.

L/Sgt L Lyttle. 2 Innisks.

CSM G Charnick. 2 LIR.

Bronze Star.

L/Cpl G Malkin. 2 Innisks.

RQMS AGL Robinson.  2 LIR.



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