distinguished service cross (uk)

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS (UK)
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS (UK)
The Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) is a third level military decoration awarded to officers, and since 1993 ratings and other ranks, of the British Armed Forces, Royal Fleet Auxiliary and British Merchant Navy, and formerly also to officers of other Commonwealth countries.

The DSC is "awarded in recognition of an act or acts of exemplary gallantry during active operations against the enemy at sea." Since 1979 it can be awarded posthumously.
  1. X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Bramwell, Frederick William

    SURNAMEBramwell FORENAMEFrederick William UNITR.N.V.R. (MTB 675) Charioteer RANKLieutenant NUMBER AWARDDistinguished Service Cross PLACEAskvoll,Norway 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONawarded Mention in Despatches 1941 in HMT Northern Isles
  2. X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Westmacott, H. Percy

    SURNAME Westmacott FORENAME H. Percy UNIT R.N. HM Submarines X 24 + XE 5 RANK Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Order, bar to Distinguished Service Cross PLACE Bergen 1944 (DSO) Hong Kong 1945 (bar DSC) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Otorohanga, New Zealand
  3. X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Robinson, K.St J.

    SURNAMERobinson FORENAMEK.St J. UNITR.N.V.R. HM Submarine X 24 RANKSub Lieutenant NUMBER AWARDDistinguished Service Cross PLACEBergen 1944 (Op.Guidance) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  4. X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Dening, B.H.

    SURNAME Dening FORENAME B.H. UNIT R.N.V.R. HM Submarine X 24 RANK Sub Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Cross PLACE Bergen 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Arleford, Hampshire
  5. X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Clarke, Bruce Graham

    SURNAME Clarke FORENAME Bruce Graham UNIT R.N.V.R. HM Submarine XE 5 RANK Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Cross PLACE Hong Kong 1945 (op.Foil) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 09.09.1922 educated Tower House School educated University College School, London 1941...
  6. X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Brooks, Joseph

    SURNAME Brooks FORENAME Joseph UNIT R.N. HM Submarine X 24 RANK Sub Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Cross PLACE Bergen 1944 (Op.Guidance) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  7. X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Briggs, Kenneth M. (Ken)

    SURNAMEBriggs FORENAMEKenneth M. (Ken) UNITR.A.N.V.R. HM Submarine XE 4 RANKSub Lieutenant NUMBER AWARDDistinguished Service Cross PLACESaigon 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  8. X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Bergius, Adam Kennedy (Jock)

    SURNAME Bergius FORENAME Adam Kennedy (Jock) UNIT R.N.V.R. HM Submarine XE 4 RANK Sub Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Cross PLACE Saigon 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 25.3.1925 Glasgow son of William and Agnes Bergius brother of William Cecil Bergius,died...
  9. RN CDOS Alderton, Paul Douglas

    SURNAME Alderton FORENAME Paul Douglas UNIT R.N.V.R. F and H Commando RANK Sub Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Cross PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Early War Service Record for Temporary Sub Lieutenant Paul D. Alderton D.S.C., R.N.V.R. born...
  10. RM CDOS Wood, Maurice Arthur Ponsonby (the Rev.)

    SURNAME Wood FORENAME Maurice Arthur Ponsonby (the Rev.) UNIT 48 Commando RANK Chaplain R.N.V.R. NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Cross PLACE Normandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 26.8.1916 educated Monkton Combe educated Queen's College,Cambridge educated Ridley Hall...
  11. RM CDOS Sankey, Robert Woodall

    SURNAME Sankey FORENAME Robert Woodall UNIT 40 Commando (Commanding Officer) RANK Lieutenant Colonel NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Order,Distinguished Service Cross PLACE Sarande,Dalmatian Islands 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION former 11 Bn R.M.
  12. RM CDOS Kennen, Harry (the Rev.)

    SURNAMEKennen FORENAMEHarry (the Rev.) UNIT45 and 46 Commandos RANKChaplain R.N.V.R. NUMBER AWARDDistinguished Service Cross PLACENormandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  13. RM CDOS Hugill, John Anthony Crawford

    SURNAMEHugill FORENAMEJohn Anthony Crawford UNIT30 Commando (36 Troop) RANKLieutenant R.N.V.R. NUMBER AWARDDistinguished Service Cross PLACENormandy 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  14. RM CDOS Haw, Reginald (the Rev.)

    SURNAMEHaw FORENAMEReginald (the Rev.) UNIT47 and 45 Commandos RANKChaplain R.N.V.R. NUMBER AWARDDistinguished Service Cross PLACEN.W.Europe 1944-45 ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONB.A.
  15. RM CDOS de Courcy-Ireland, B.W.

    SURNAMEde Courcy-Ireland FORENAMEB.W. UNIT45 Commando and 30 Assault Unit RANKMajor NUMBER AWARDDistinguished Service Cross PLACEN.W.Europe 1944-45 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  16. RM CDOS Curtis, Dunstan M.C.

    SURNAMECurtis FORENAMEDunstan M.C. UNIT30 Commando (36 Troop) and 30 Assualt Unit (33 Troop) RANKLieutenant (R.N.V.R.) NUMBER AWARDbar to Distinguished Service Cross PLACEN.W.Europe 1944-45 ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONparent unit Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve awarded D.S.C. 1942 St Nazaire
  17. COPP Alcock, Ian Ernest

    SURNAME Alcock FORENAME Ian Ernest UNIT R.C.N.V.R. COPP 3 RANK T/Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Cross, Mention in Despatches PLACE Far East 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 20.03.1914, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada father Ernest George Alcock (1881-1951)...
  18. COPP Lyne, Lionel Geoffrey

    SURNAME Lyne FORENAME Lionel Geoffrey UNIT R.N. COPP 9 RANK Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Cross PLACE Normandy 1944 (Op.Neptune) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MiD HMS Courier 1945 A/Cdr OBE Queen's Harbour Master,Port Said,Suez ops 1957 1960 retired Navy as...
  19. COPP McLean, John David Ruari McDowell Hardie

    SURNAME McLean FORENAME John David Ruari McDowell Hardie UNIT R.N.V.R. COPP 7 RANK Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Cross, Mention in Despatches PLACE Far East 1943-44 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 10.6.1917 Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire educated Dragon School and...
  20. COPP Hall, Geoffrey Penrose Dickinson

    SURNAME Hall FORENAME Geoffrey Penrose Dickinson UNIT R.N. COPP 7 RANK Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Cross,Mention in Despatches PLACE Far East 1943-44 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 19.7.1916 HMS Frobisher 1935 HMS Southampton HMS Franklin (Sub Lt) HM Sloop...
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