officer of the order of the british empire

ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the civil service.
  1. PARAS 2 Nelson, Eustace John Blois

    SURNAME Nelson FORENAME Eustace John Blois UNIT 1 Para (Commanding Officer) (Grenadier Guards, attached) RANK Lieutenant Colonel NUMBER 53116 AWARD Officer of the British Empire PLACE Palestine 27th September 1946 - 26th March 1947 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION holder D.S.O., M.C...
  2. PARAS 2 Hewetson, George

    SURNAME Hewetson FORENAME George UNIT 8 Para (Commanding Officer) RANK T/Lieutenant Colonel NUMBER 74257 AWARD Officer of the British Empire PLACE Palestine 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION award D.S.O. Germany 1945 awarded OBE, TD 27.10.1960 retires, rank Colonel London...
  3. PARAS 2 Hackett, James Henry Mannsell

    SURNAME Hackett FORENAME James Henry Mannsell UNIT 8 Para (Commanding Officer) (Sherwood Foresters, attached) RANK Lieutenant Colonel NUMBER 53752 AWARD Officer of the British Empire PLACE Palestine 1947 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION awarded DSO for Distinguished Services in Italy...
  4. PARAS 2 Luard, Peter John

    SURNAME Luard FORENAME Peter John UNIT 13 Bn (Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, attached) RANK T/Lieutenant Colonel NUMBER 49882 AWARD Officer of the British Empire PLACE Java 1945-46 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION award D.S.O.,O.B.E. with Paras WW2 08.08.1948...
  5. 3 CDO BDE Messenger, Gordon Kenneth

    SURNAME Messenger FORENAME Gordon Kenneth UNIT R.M. 40 Commando (C.O.) + 3 Commando Brigade (C.O.) + Ministry of Defence + Vice Chief of Defence Staff RANK Major + Colonel + Brigadier + Lieutenant General + General NUMBER N027960S AWARD Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath...
  6. PARAS 2 Chaundler, David Robert

    SURNAME Chaundler FORENAME David UNIT 2 Para RANK Major (MiD), Lieutenant Colonel (OBE) NUMBER 476479 AWARD Mention in Despatches, Officer of the British Empire PLACE Northern Ireland 1980 (MiD), 1985 (New Year Honours) (OBE) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION joined Parachute Regiment as...
  7. OSS Ortiz, Peter Julien

    SURNAME Ortiz FORENAME Peter Julien UNIT U.S.M.C. OSS Mission Union II RANK Major NUMBER 0-12779 AWARD Navy Cross (x 2), Legion of Merit with combat V, Chevalier de la Legion dHonneur (Fr), Officer of the Order of the British Empire (GB) PLACE France 1944 ADDITIONAL...
  8. 22 SAS Wight, Aldwin James Glendinning

    SURNAME Wight FORENAME Aldwin James Glendinning UNIT G Squadron + Commanding Officer RANK Captain + Lieutenant Colonel NUMBER 501023 AWARD Military Cross, Officer of the Order of the British Empire PLACE Falklands 1982 (MC) Bosnia 1994 (OBE) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent...
  9. PARAS 2 Page, Jonathan David

    SURNAME Page FORENAME Jonathan David UNIT 2 Para RANK Lieutenant (MiD), Captain (M.B.E.), Lieutenant Colonel (OBE) Brigadier (QCVS) Major General (C.B.) NUMBER 512953 AWARD Mention in Despatches, Member of the Order of the British Empire, Officer of the Order of the British...
  10. PARAS 2 Dennison, Peter Eastaway

    SURNAME Dennison FORENAME Peter Eastaway UNIT 3 Para RANK Major (MiD), Lieutenant Colonel (OBE) NUMBER 485714 AWARD Mention in Despatches, Officer of the Order of the British Empire PLACE Falklands 1982 (MiD), Northern Ireland (OBE) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION age 34 (MiD) London...
  11. SAS Berge, Georges Roger Pierre

    SURNAME Berge FORENAME Georges Roger Pierre UNIT L Detachment SAS RANK Capitaine NUMBER AWARD Officer of the British Empire PLACE North Africa 1942 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 3.1.1909 Belmont,Gers.France 24 Regiment d'Infanterie 1929 demobilised 1930 as Sous-Lieutenant de...
  12. 22 SAS Morrison, Alastair George Angus

    SURNAME Morrison FORENAME Alastair George Angus UNIT G Squadron (CO) RANK Major NUMBER 474016 AWARD Military Cross, Officer of the British Empire PLACE Oman 1970-1971 (MC), Mogadishu 1977 (OBE) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit Scots Guards holder M.C. 22 SAS 1968-79...
  13. X CRAFT AND CHARIOTS Brown, John Frederick Beaufoy

    SURNAMEBrown FORENAMEJohn Frederick Beaufoy UNITR.N. (HMS Bonaventure) X Craft RANKLieutenant Commander NUMBER AWARDOrder of the British Empire PLACEFlotilla Duties 1943-45 ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONborn 1910 educated Marlborough House RN College,Dartmouth commission as Midshipman,RN 1927 HMS...
  14. 3 CDO BDE Barton, Francis Christopher (Bill)

    SURNAME Barton FORENAME Francis Christopher (Bill) UNIT R.M. 40 Commando + 45 Commando RANK Major + Lieutenant Colonel NUMBER AWARD Order of the British Empire, Mention in Despatches PLACE Cyprus and Aden 1960s (OBE) Malaya 1950s (MiD) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 17.1.1916...
  15. SOE Antelme, Joseph Antoine France

    SURNAME Antelme FORENAME Joseph Antoine France UNIT F Section SOE RANK Captain + Major NUMBER 239255 AWARD Officer of the Order of the British Empire,Chevalier de la Legion dHonneur (Fr),Croix de Guerre avec Palme (Fr) PLACE France 1943-44 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION died - see...
  16. CHINDITS 1943 Fergusson, Bernard Edward

    SURNAME Fergusson FORENAME Bernard Edward UNIT Black Watch (C.O. No 5 Column) RANK Major NUMBER AWARD Distinguished Service Order PLACE Burma 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 1911 educated Eton and RMC Sandhurst Brigade Major 46 Infantry Brigade 1940 77 Indian Brigade...
  17. NORWAY Tronstad, Leif Hans Larsen (Professor)

    SURNAME Tronstad FORENAME Leif Hans Larsen (Professor) UNIT SN Section SOE RANK Captain + Major NUMBER AWARD Officer of the Order of the British Empire (GB),Medal of Freedom with bronze palm (US) PLACE Norway 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Scientist and former Manager of...
  18. SAS Collins, Ian Glen

    SURNAME Collins FORENAME Ian Glen UNIT HQ SAS Brigade (GSO 1(SAS) HQ 1 Airborne Corps) RANK Lieutenant Colonel NUMBER 139780 AWARD Officer of the Order of the British Empire,Croix de Guerre avec palme (Bel),Croix Militaire,1st Class (Bel) PLACE NW Europe 1944-45 ADDITIONAL...
  19. SAS Baring, Esmond Charles

    SURNAME Baring FORENAME Esmond Charles UNIT HQ SAS Brigade (Brigade Major and GSO 1) RANK Major (T/Lieutenant Colonel) NUMBER 92679 AWARD Officer of the Order of the British Empire (etc) PLACE NW Europe 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION parent unit 4th County of London Yeomanry...
  20. 3 CDO BDE Madoc, Reginald William

    SURNAME Madoc FORENAME Reginald William UNIT R.M. 42 Commando + 3 Commando Brigade (Commanding Officer) RANK Lieutenant Colonel (MiD, OBE) + Brigadier (DSO) NUMBER AWARD Mention in Despatches, O.B.E., Distinguished Service Order, PLACE Malaya 1951 (MiD, OBE) Suez 1956 (DSO)...
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