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. X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Brown, Albert Frank

    SURNAME Brown FORENAME Albert Frank UNIT R.N. HM Chariot Smasher RANK Ordinary Mechanic NUMBER P/MX98517 AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE Phuket Harbour 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION rank "Steward" in some accounts London Gazette 36970, 2nd March 1945, Page 1265
  2. X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Berey, Conrad Leonard (Len)

    SURNAME Berey FORENAME Conrad Leonard (Len) UNIT R.N. (HMS Fabius) Charioteer RANK Petty Officer Cook NUMBER P/MX49845 AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE La Spezia 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION "Berrey" (London Gazette) (error) born 23.11.1914 volunteered for chariots...

    SURNAME Pomeroy FORENAME H.A. UNIT R.N. X Craft RANK Leading Seaman NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE Singapore 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  4. X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Coles, Vernon (Ginger)

    SURNAME Coles FORENAME Vernon (Ginger) UNIT R.N. HM Submarine X 24 + XE 4 RANK Engine Room Artificer NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Medal, Mention in Despatches PLACE Bergen 1944 (DSM) Saigon 1945 (MiD) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 16.4.1920 Tilehurst, Berkshire...
  5. SOE Falls, Walter Gordon

    SURNAME Falls FORENAME Walter Gordon UNIT SRD (SOE Australia) RANK Able Seaman NUMBER S/6543 AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE Singapore 1943 (Op.Jaywick) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died - see Roll of Honour
  6. RN CDOS Addison, Kenneth

    SURNAME Addison FORENAME Kenneth G. UNIT R.N. E Commando RANK Able Seaman NUMBER D/SSX 29363 AWARD Distinguished Service Medal PLACE Sicily 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  7. 3 CDO BDE Dodds, Reginald Roy (Sticks)

    SURNAME Dodds FORENAME Reginald Roy (Sticks) UNIT R.M. Small-Raids Wing + Special Boat Service RANK Sergeant (MM) + Quarter Master Sergeant (DSM) NUMBER CH/X 2480 AWARD Military Medal + Distinguished Service Medal PLACE Palestine 1948 (MM) Korea 1952 (DSM) ADDITIONAL...
  8. COPP Turner, Thomas Harry

    SURNAME Turner FORENAME Thomas Harry UNIT R.N. COPP 3 RANK Able Seaman + T/A/Leading Seaman NUMBER P/JX 387575 AWARD Distinguished Service Medal,Mention in Despatches PLACE Phuket,Siam (Op.Baboon) 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MiD as AB DSM as T/A/LS died May 2012
  9. 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...
  10. 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)...