Irish Brigade

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

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 Cochane. 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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