mention in despatches

To be mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) describes a member of the armed forces whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which their gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy is described.

In some countries, a service member's name must be mentioned in dispatches as a condition for receiving certain decorations.
  1. PARAS 2 McNiff, Sean Martin

    SURNAME McNiff FORENAME Sean Martin UNIT Parachute Regiment RANK Sergeant (acting Colour Sergeant) NUMBER 24591093 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Iraq 2003-2004 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 57402, 7th September 2004, Page 11251
  2. PARAS 2 Carter, Charles Edward

    SURNAME Carter FORENAME Charles Edward UNIT Parachute Regiment RANK Sergeant NUMBER 24889730 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Iraq 2003-2004 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 57402, 7th September 2004, Page 11251
  3. PARAS 2 Stacey, Richard Andrew

    SURNAME Stacey FORENAME Richard Andrew UNIT Parachute Regiment RANK Corporal NUMBER 24632957 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Northern Ireland 1993-1994 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 53855, 21st November 1994, Page 16322
  4. 3 CDO BDE Green, Gareth Mark

    SURNAME Green FORENAME Gareth Mark UNIT Royal Marines RANK Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Northern Ireland 1993-1994 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 53855, 21st November 1994, Page 16322
  5. PARAS 2 Brown, Steve Robert

    SURNAME Brown FORENAME Steve Robert UNIT Parachute Regiment RANK Corporal NUMBER 25025407 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Iraq 2003 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 57100, 31st October 2003, Page 7
  6. PARAS 2 Allcock, John Philip

    SURNAME Allcock FORENAME John Philip UNIT Parachute Regiment RANK Colour Sergeant NUMBER 24627622 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Iraq 2003 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 57100, 31st October 2003, Page 7
  7. 3 CDO BDE Patterson, Gary Francis

    SURNAME Patterson FORENAME Gary Francis UNIT Royal Marines RANK Colour Sergeant NUMBER P044600L AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Iraq 2003 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 57100, 31st October 2003, Page 6
  8. 3 CDO BDE Barnwell, Alan Fitzgerald

    SURNAME Barnwell FORENAME Alan Fitzgerald UNIT Royal Marines RANK Captain NUMBER AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Iraq 2003 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 57100, 31st October 2003, Page 6
  9. PARAS 2 Myers, Peter Robert

    SURNAME Myers FORENAME Peter Robert UNIT Parachute Regiment RANK Sergeant NUMBER 24554180 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Northern Ireland 1994 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 54028, 5th May 1995, Page 6611
  10. PARAS 2 Jackson, Andrew Timothy David

    SURNAME Jackson FORENAME Andrew Timothy David UNIT Parachute Regiment RANK Captain (acting Major) NUMBER 523879 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Northern Ireland 1994 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 54028, 5th May 1995, Page 6611
  11. PARAS 2 Follett, Ian Michael

    SURNAME Follett FORENAME Ian Michael UNIT Parachute Regiment RANK Lance Corporal (acting Corporal) NUMBER 24783855 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Northern Ireland ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 53453, 11th October 1993, Page 16388
  12. 3 CDO BDE Simcox, Paul Alan

    SURNAME Simcox FORENAME Paul Alan UNIT Royal Marines RANK Corporal NUMBER P042955V AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Northern Ireland ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 53453, 11th October 1993, Page 16388
  13. 3 CDO BDE Hadley, Paul Edward

    SURNAME Hadley FORENAME Paul Edward UNIT Royal Marines RANK Sergeant NUMBER P037432W AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Northern Ireland ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 53453, 11th October 1993, Page 16388
  14. 3 CDO BDE Davis, Noel Louis

    SURNAME Davis FORENAME Noel Louis UNIT Royal Marines RANK Sergeant NUMBER P034960A AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Northern Ireland ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 52137, 14th May 1990, Page 9154
  15. PARAS 2 Mason, Andrew Dutton

    SURNAME Mason FORENAME Andrew Dutton UNIT Parachute Regiment RANK Major (MiD), Lieutenant Colonel (OBE) NUMBER 503873 AWARD Mention in Despatches, Officer of the Order of the British Empire PLACE Northern Ireland (MiD), 2000 (OBE) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 53453, 11th...
  16. PARAS 2 Pullin, Stephen Trevor

    SURNAME Pullin FORENAME Stephen Trevor UNIT Parachute Regiment RANK Colour Sergeant NUMBER 24834303 AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Iraq, 2007 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 58633, 7th March 2008, Page 3617
  17. 3 CDO BDE Wallace, Stuart Frazer Rennie

    SURNAME Wallace FORENAME Stuart Frazer Rennie UNIT Royal Marines RANK Sergeant NUMBER P047581G AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Afghanistan, 2007 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 58633, 7th March 2008, Page 3613
  18. 3 CDO BDE Sewell, William Daniel

    SURNAME Sewell FORENAME William Daniel UNIT Royal Marines RANK Corporal NUMBER P052866G AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Afghanistan, 2007 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 58633, 7th March 2008, Page 3613
  19. 3 CDO BDE Rademan, Kenten Luke

    SURNAME Rademan FORENAME Kenten Luke UNIT Royal Marines RANK Marine NUMBER P05777U AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Afghanistan, 2007 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 58633, 7th March 2008, Page 3613
  20. 3 CDO BDE Curtis, Daniel Gad

    SURNAME Curtis FORENAME Daniel Gad UNIT Royal Marines RANK Marine NUMBER P053157V AWARD Mention in Despatches PLACE Afghanistan, 2007 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION London Gazette 58633, 7th March 2008, Page 3613
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