PARAS 2 Argue, Michael Hugh (Mike)

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
Argue
  • FORENAME
Michael Hugh (Mike)
  • UNIT
3 Para (B Company)
  • RANK
Major
  • NUMBER
495605​
  • AWARD
Military Cross,Mention in Despatches
  • PLACE
Northern Ireland 1981 (MiD) Falklands 1982 (MC)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Beaconsfield
born 1.3.1947 Acomb,York
educated Penwortham County Secondary School,Preston,Lancashire
farm labourer
steel erector
Army 1965
17th Training Regiment 1965
passed commando training 1966
29th Commando Regiment,Royal Artillery
22 SAS 1968-72 (Brunei,Malaysia,Cyprus and Middle East) (Tpr - Cpl)
RMC Sandhurst
commissioned 1973
2 Bn Parachute Regiment (Mortar Platoon + Intelligence Officer)
Staff Officer
3 Bn Parachute Regiment (B Company)
Sultan of Oman's Parachute Regiment (2IC) 1985
award M.B.E. 1986 (for Oman)
Lieutenant Colonel 1989
15th (Scottish Volunteers) Parachute Bn
British Military Mission,Saudi Arabia
SO1 Training,Abu Dhabi
Defence Attache,Rabat,Morocco
retired 2002
resided Bromham,Wiltshire
commercial director,the Stirling Group
married Glynis Butt 1968 (2 children)
married Marie Louise Sfeir 1989 (died)
married Jane Wise 1991 (2 step daughters)
died 20.7.2006
 
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