138638 Desmond John Lyon FITZGERALD, MC, MiD, 1 Irish Guards

Discussion in 'The Brigade of Guards' started by dbf, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    Last edited: Nov 4, 2019
  2. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

  3. Guy Hudson

    Guy Hudson Looker-upper

    138638 Captain (later Major) Desmond John Lyon FITZGERALD M.C. 1st Battalion Irish Guards
    4th November 1917 - 3Q 1976 Wandsworth, London

    Screen Shot 2019-08-31 at 09.57.11.png
    Screen Shot 2019-08-31 at 09.57.34.png
    The Tatler 9th September 1942
    dbf likes this.
  4. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    Personal Number: 138638
    Rank: Captain
    Name: Desmond John Lyon FITZGERALD, MC, MiD
    Unit: Irish Guards

    London Gazette : 5 July 1940
    The undermentioned Cadets, from Officer Cadet Training Units, to be 2nd Lts. except as otherwise stated.
    4th July 1940:
    I. G'ds.
    Desmond John Lyon FITZGERALD (138638)

    London Gazette : 26 July 1940
    The undermentioned Cadets, from Officer Cadet Training Units, to take precedence as now shown and not as stated in Gazette (Supplement) dated 5th July 1940:—
    I. Gds.
    Desmond John Lyon FITZGERALD (138638).

    London Gazette : 8 July 1943
    The Military Cross.
    Lieutenant (acting Captain) Desmond John Lyon Fitzgerald (138638), Irish Guards (London, S.W.1).

    London Gazette : 11 January 1945
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy:—
    I. G'ds.
    Lt. (temp. Capt.) D. J. L. Fitzgerald, M.C. (138638).

    London Gazette : 10 May 1949
    I. G'ds.
    The undermentioned Lts. (War Subs. Capts.) from Emerg. Commns. to be Capts., 1st Jan. 1949, and are granted the hon. rank of Maj.: —
    D. J. L. FITZGERALD, M.C. (138638).
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2019
  5. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

  6. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    Author of the Irish Guards Regimental History:

    Screen shot 2011-09-14 at 00.23.17.png

Share This Page