Irish Brigade

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

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Irish Brigade Awards: May 1944 to March 1945

Distinguished Service Order.

Lt Col HEN Bredin MC and Bar. 6 Innisks

Lt Col JH Coldwell-Horsfall MC and Bar. 2 LIR.


MBE.

Major JD Stewart. HQ Irish Brigade.

Major RI Wilson. 152 Field Ambulance.

Lt (QM) D Aitkenhead. 2 LIR.

Lt (QM) E Maginess.1 RIrF.


Bar to Military Cross.

Major AD Woods MC. 2 LIR.

Lieut DW Fay MC.  2 LIR.

Lieut HG Montgomorie MC. 2 LIR.

Major JS Clarke MC. 1 RIrF.


Military Cross.

Major J Kerr. 2 Innisks.

Lieut GH Murray. 2 Innisks.

Major EJ Griffiths. 6 Innisks.

Major RB Myles. 6 Innisks.

Captain PE Hamilton. 6 Innisks.

Captain JA Petrie (RAMC). 6 Innisks.

Lieut JD Sorrell. 6 Innisks.

Major CAF Gibbs. 2 LIR.

Major RW Boyd. 2 LIR.

Major DHM Davies. 2 LIR.

Capt LJ Samuels (RAMC). 2 LIR.

Lieut J Gartside. 2 LIR.

Lieut N Mosley. 2 LIR.

Lieut IP Yates. 2 LIR.

Captain JP Phelan. 1 RIrF.

Captain GL Richards MM.1 RIrF.

Rev D Kelleher. 1 RIrF.

Lieut JPF Beamish. 1 RIrF.

Lieut GR Ewing. 1 RIrF.

Lieut JD Lloyd. 1 RIrF.

Lieut LM Manson. 1 RIrF.


Distinguished Conduct Medal.

L/Sgt H Sye. 2 LIR.

Cpl N Adams. 2 LIR.

Rfn H Chambers. 2 LIR.

CSM D Payne. 1 RIrF.

Sgt AC Cross. 1 RIrF.

Sgt R Robinson. 1 RIrF.


Bar to Military Medal.

Cpl R Hadden. 6 Innisks.


Military Medal.

CSM J Nolan. 2 Innisks.

L/Sgt J Geoghan. 2 Innisks.

Cpl J O’Farrell. 2 Innisks.

Cpl B Rush. 2 Innisks.

CSM J Thompson. 6 Innisks.

Sgt L Leaper. 6 Innisks.

Sgt H Owens. 6 Innisks.

Sgt AT Gowen. 6 Innisks.

L/Cpl W Ayre. 6 Innisks.

Fus A Percy. 6 Innisks.

Sgt G Guild. 2 LIR.

L/Sgt J Barrett. 2 LIR.

Cpl E Flavell. 2 LIR.

Cpl L Tomkinson. 2 LIR.

L/Cpl R Brown. 2 LIR.

Rfn J Bean. 2 LIR.

Rfn E Warren. 2 LIR.

Private W Meakin (RAMC). 2 LIR.

CSM JJ Duffy. 1 RIrF.

CSM JN Storey.  RIrF.

C/Sgt F White. 1 RIrF.

Sgt P Bunting. 1 RIrF.

Sgt W Goldie. 1 RIrF.

Sgt F Higgins. 1 RIrF.

Sgt G Parke. 1 RIrF.

Sgt S Sanderson. 1 RIrF.

L/Sgt H Lawton. 1 RIrF.

L/Sgt G Marnell. 1 RIrF.

Cpl S Patton. 1 RIrF.

Cpl G Strainger. 1 RIrF.

L/Cpl F Girvan. 1 RIrF.

L/Cpl A Pendrey. 1 RIrF.

Fus SJ Abel. 1 RIrF.

Fus C Birch. 1 RIrF.

Fus A Carter. 1 RIrF.

Fus W Hadden. 1 RIrF.


Russian Award.

Fus J Toland (Medal for Distinguished Battle Services). 1 RIrF.


Mentioned In Despatches.

Brig N Russell DSO MC. HQ Irish Brigade.

Capt JB Nightingale. HQ Irish Brigade.

Sgt H Smith. HQ Irish Brigade.

Cpl T Wilkins (R Signals). HQ Irish Brigade.

Major RM Bayley. 2 Innisks.

Major JD Nixon. 2 Innisks.

Capt ET Irving. 2 Innisks.

Capt GCC Rea. 2 Innisks.

CQMS T Harper. 2 Innisks.

CQMS J McQuaid. 2 Innisks.

L/Cpl J Wright. 2 Innisks.

Major JD Lofting. 2 LIR.

Capt K Neely. 2 LIR.

RSM W Girvan. 2 LIR.

CQMS CJ Jones. 2 LIR.

CQMS RN Prudhoe. 2 LIR.

CQMS W Turvey. 2 LIR.

Cpl WC Gough. 2 LIR.

Lt Col DH Butler DSO. 1 RIrF.

Major HFW Holmes (twice mentioned). 1 RIrF.

Capt GL Richards MM. 1 RIrF.

L/Sgt J Clarke. 1 RIrF.

Fus R Watson. 1 RIrF.



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