22 SAS McFarland, Derek

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
McFarland
  • FORENAME
Derek
  • UNIT
B Squadron
  • RANK
Corporal
  • NUMBER
22289651
  • AWARD
Mention in Despatches
  • PLACE
Malaya 1955
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (London Gazette)
parent units Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and Royal Irish Rangers (son's info)
Malayan Scouts SAS
22 SAS (B Squadron)
promoted Sgt 1950s
served Germany,Kenya,Malaya,Cyprus,Catterick,Hong Kong
Yeoman Warder,Tower of London
retired 1994 (Warrant Officer First Class)
His decorations were :
Pingat Jasa Malaysia Medal
General Service Medal Malaya, Oak leaf ( MID)
General Service Medal N Ireland
UNFICYP (Cyprus),
Long service good conduct
Meritorious Service Medal
died 1.5.2010 age 76
buried Invermoriston,Inverness-shire
 
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