3 CDO BDE Oakley, Derek Alick

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Oakley
  • FORENAME
Derek Alick
  • UNIT
R.M. Editor of Globe and Laurel
  • RANK
Captain
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Member of the Order of the British Empire
  • PLACE
1984
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 27.10.1926 Worcester Park,London
son of Alick Frank and Kathleen Sybil (nee Lewis) Oakley
educated King's College School,Wimbledon
OTC,Home Guard and ARP
commissioned 1.9.1944 2Lt R.M. (Portsmouth Division)
45 Commando 1950-51 (Malaya)
42 Commando (B Troop) 1956 (Suez)
3 Commando Brigade Intelligence Officer 1962 (Brunei) and 1963-66 (Sarawak)
HMS Theseus
HMS Newcastle
HMS Unicorn
ADC to Lord Mountbatten (Colonel Commandant RM)
Editor of Globe and Laurel (RM magazine) 1968-86
retired 1986
married Pamela Bate 1948 (died 1999) (5 children Graham,Neil,Malcolm,Jenny and Phil)
died 22.9.2019 Hayling Island,Hampshire
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