member of the order of the british empire

Like a CBE or an OBE, an MBE is an order of the British Empire award. It is the third highest ranking Order of the British Empire award, behind CBE which is first and then OBE. It stands for Member of the Order of the British Empire (as opposed to Commander or Officer).
  1. COASTWATCHERS Falavi of Vaitupu,

    SURNAME Falavi of Vaitupu FORENAME UNIT Beru,Gilbert and Ellice Islands RANK Civilian NUMBER AWARD Member of the Order of the British Empire PLACE Gilbert and Ellice Islands ADDITIONAL INFORMATION w/t operator paralysed from waist down at time
  2. SOE Alexander, David Richard Watson

    SURNAME Alexander FORENAME David Richard Watson UNIT Force 136 SOE RANK Major (A/Lieutenant Colonel) NUMBER EC 6150 AWARD Member of the Order of the British Empire PLACE Malaya 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 12th Frontier Force Regiment,Indian Army...
  3. SAS Picard, Charles

    SURNAME Picard FORENAME Charles UNIT 3 SAS (1 Company) RANK Lieutenant NUMBER 41011 AWARD Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) PLACE NW Europe 1944-45 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 3 Regiment de Chasseurs Parachutistes qualified Ringway 3 SAS (HQ Squadron)...
  4. SAS Appriou, Jean

    SURNAME Appriou FORENAME Jean UNIT 4 SAS (1 Company) RANK Lieutenant NUMBER 35851 AWARD Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) PLACE NW Europe 1944-45 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 2 Regiment de Chasseurs Parachutistes born 25.1.1921 Landeda Sous Lieutenant +...
  5. CHINDITS 1943 Bromhead, Robert Benjamin Gonville (George)

    SURNAME Bromhead FORENAME Robert Benjamin Gonville (George) UNIT Royal Berkshire Regiment (Brigade Major + CO 4 Column) RANK Captain (T/ Major) NUMBER 56711 AWARD Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) PLACE Burma 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  6. CHINDITS 1943 Anderson, Gilmour Menzies

    SURNAMEAnderson FORENAMEGilmour Menzies UNITHighland Light Infantry,attached 13 Bn King's Regiment (Liverpool) (Brigade Major) RANKCaptain (T/ Major) NUMBER87944 AWARDMember of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) PLACEBurma 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  7. HOLLAND Biallosterski, Tobias

    SURNAME Biallosterski FORENAME Tobias UNIT N Section SOE RANK Second Lieutenant + Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Militaire Willems-Orde (4th Class),Bronzen Kruis,Member of the Order of the British Empire (GB) PLACE Holland 1943-45 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DOW - see Roll of Honour
  8. EOD Shrimpton, Charles Leonard

    SURNAME Shrimpton FORENAME Charles Leonard UNIT 4 Bomb Disposal Company,Royal Engineers RANK Lieutenant NUMBER 312216 AWARD Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) PLACE England ADDITIONAL INFORMATION KOAS 1945 - see Roll of Honour
  9. EOD Abson, R.A.

    SURNAMEAbson FORENAMER.A. UNIT321 EOD Company,Royal Army Ordnance Corps RANKCaptain NUMBER AWARDMember of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) PLACENorthern Ireland 1987 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  10. PHANTOM Adams, Henry Stephen Brandram

    SURNAMEAdams FORENAMEHenry Stephen Brandram UNITH Squadron GHQ Liaison Regiment,R.A.C. RANKCaptain NUMBER222744 AWARDMember of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) PLACEItaly 1944-45 ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONfrom Luton,Bedfordshire commissioned 26.10.1941 Royal Corps of Signals H Squadron...
  11. CANADIAN PARA Clancy, John Anthony (Jack)

    SURNAME Clancy FORENAME John Anthony (Jack) UNIT A Company RANK Captain NUMBER AWARD Member of the British Empire,Military Cross PLACE Europe ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 27.8.1918 Walkerton, Ontario father James Thomas Clancy (1884-1937) mother Marion Anna (nee Frank)...
  12. ZSU Woods, Lloyd James

    SURNAME Woods FORENAME Lloyd James UNIT A.I.F. RANK Lieutenant NUMBER VX108965 AWARD Military Cross,Member of the Order of the British Empire PLACE Sarawak 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Op.Semut born 13.6.1917 Melbourne,Victoria enlisted 15.9.1942 Bonegilla,Victoria...
  13. ZSU Westley, Jeffery or Jeffrey

    SURNAMEWestley FORENAMEJeffery or Jeffrey UNITA.I.F. RANKLieutenant NUMBERSX22390 AWARDMember of the British Empire PLACESarawak 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONOp.Semut born 17.8.1916 Kadina,South Australia enlisted 12.7.1942 Wallgrove,New South Wales discharged 23.1.1946 resided 1947...
  14. ZSU Sime, Durward

    SURNAME Sime FORENAME Durward UNIT A.I.F. RANK T/Captain + T/Major NUMBER WX28588 AWARD Member of the Order of the British Empire,Military Cross PLACE Malaya 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Op.Carpenter (attached Force 136 SOE) born 14.12.1911 Singapore,Malaya husband of...
  15. ZSU Reid, Louis Alfred

    SURNAMEReid FORENAMELouis Alfred UNITA.I.F. RANKSergeant NUMBERVX119206 AWARDMember of the British Empire PLACETimor 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONOp.Brim born 4.9.1921 Seddon,Victoria enlisted 21.11.1942 Fremantle,Western Australia service number "51773" only in Australian War Memorial...
  16. ZSU Prentice, Vivian David

    SURNAME Prentice FORENAME Vivian David UNIT A.I.F. RANK Captain NUMBER QX1476 AWARD Member of the British Empire,Military Cross,Bronze Star (US) PLACE New Guinea 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Op.Menzies - Vogelkop 1944 Op.Stallion - Sarawak 1945 Op.Giraffe - Celebes 1945...
  17. ZSU Jinkins, William Thomas (Bill)

    SURNAME Jinkins FORENAME William Thomas (Bill) UNIT A.I.F. RANK Captain + Major NUMBER VX44818 AWARD Member of the British Empire,Mention in Despatches,Bronze Star (US) PLACE North Borneo 1944 (MBE) South China Sea 1945 (MiD) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Op.Python - North Borneo...
  18. ZSU Holland, Frank

    SURNAMEHolland FORENAMEFrank UNITA.I.F. RANKLieutenant NUMBERVX102689 AWARDMember of the British Empire PLACETimor 1942 (as civilian) (pre ZSU) ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONOp.Lizard born 15.10.1907 Enfield,Middlesex,England discharged 5.3.1946
  19. ZSU Chew, Alexander

    SURNAME Chew FORENAME Alexander UNIT A.I.F. RANK Warrant Officer First Class NUMBER VX45931 AWARD Member of the Order of the British Empire,Military Medal PLACE Far East 1944-45 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION escaped from POW camp,Ambon March 1942 Op.Python - North Borneo 1944...
  20. CZECHOSLOVAKIA Petrak, Antonin

    SURNAME Petrak FORENAME Antonin UNIT MY Section SOE RANK Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Member of the British Empire,Military Cross (GB) PLACE WW2 service ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 14.4.1912 Viedni Czech Army (Lt) 1939 Free Czech Forces,Lebanon (via France,Balkans and Turkey) to...
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