distinguished service medal

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL
The Distinguished Service Medal (DSM) was a military decoration awarded until 1993 to personnel of the Royal Navy and members of the other services, and formerly to personnel of other Commonwealth countries, up to and including the rank of Chief Petty Officer, for bravery and resourcefulness on active service at sea.
  1. RANCDT Craig, Scott

    SURNAME Craig FORENAME Scott UNIT CDT 3 (RAN) (C.O.) RANK Lieutenant Commander NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE Iraq 2003 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  2. 3 CDO BDE Leslie, William John

    SURNAME Leslie FORENAME William John UNIT R.M. HMS Broadsword RANK Sergeant NUMBER PO23234T AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE Falklands 1982 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  3. 3 CDO BDE Francis, Michael James

    SURNAME Francis FORENAME Michael James UNIT R.M. LCU F1 RANK Colour Sergeant NUMBER PO21992F AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE Falklands 1982 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION landing craft coxswain
  4. RANCDT Kember, Phillip Charles

    SURNAME Kember FORENAME Phillip Charles UNIT HMAS Waterhen + CDT 3 (RAN) RANK Able Seaman Clearance Diver NUMBER R62377 AWARD Distinguished Service Medal,Queen's Commendation for Brave Conduct,Navy Board Commendation PLACE Surfers Paradise,Australia 1966 (QCBC) South Vietnam 1967...
  5. AUSTRALIAN COMMANDOS 2 Wood, Brett Mathew

    SURNAME Wood FORENAME Brett Mathew UNIT 4 Bn Royal Australian Regiment (Commando) + 2 Commando Regiment RANK Corporal + Sergeant NUMBER 8251361 AWARD Medal for Gallantry,Distinguished Service Medal PLACE Afghanistan 2006 (MG) Afghanistan 2011 (DSM) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION KIA...
  6. NORWAY Grotle, Bard Olav

    SURNAME Grotle FORENAME Bard Olav UNIT SN Section SOE (Shetland Bus) RANK Skipper NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Medal (GB),War Cross with sword PLACE WW2 service ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died - see Roll of Honour
  7. 3 CDO BDE Love, Michael David

    SURNAME Love FORENAME Michael David UNIT R.M. Commando Helicopter Force (846 R.N. Air Squadron) RANK A/Corporal NUMBER PO35079S AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE Falklands 1982 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died - see Roll of Honour
  8. 3 CDO BDE Leach, Peter James

    SURNAME Leach FORENAME Peter James UNIT R.M. Naval Party 8901 RANK Sergeant NUMBER P031491S AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE South Georgia (Falklands) 1982 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Plympton,Devon
  9. RMBPD King, J.M.

    SURNAME King FORENAME J.M. UNIT Royal Marines RMBPD (cockle Salmon) RANK Sergeant NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE Portolago Bay,Leros 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  10. RMBPD Ruff, Richard N.

    SURNAME Ruff FORENAME Richard N. UNIT Royal Marines RMBPD (cockle Salmon) RANK Marine NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE Portolago Bay,Leros 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  11. COPP Phillips, Frederick William

    SURNAME Phillips FORENAME Frederick William UNIT R.N. COPP 6 RANK Leading Seaman NUMBER P/JX 216631 AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE Sicily/Italy (recce) 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 10.06.1920 father Frederick William Phillips (1890-1950) mother Annie Elizabeth...
  12. RMBPD Sparks, William Edward (Bill)

    SURNAME Sparks FORENAME William Edward (Bill) UNIT Royal Marines RMBPD A Division (cockle "Catfish") RANK Marine NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE France 1942 (op.Frankton) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 5.9.1922 London (East End) wife Violet Elsie (nee Honour)...
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