14618 Major-General Colin McVean GUBBINS, KCMG, DSO, MC

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    Personal Number: 14618
    Rank: Major-General
    Name: Colin McVean GUBBINS, KCMG, DSO, MC
    Unit: Royal Field Artillery, Royal Artillery, 24th Guards Brigade, Auxiliary Units, Special Operations Executive


    London Gazette : 22 September 1916
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29760/supplement/9275/data.pdf
    His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to approve of the appointments of the undermentioned Officers to be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order, in recognition of their gallantry and devotion to duty in the field.
    Lt. Colin McVean Gubbins, R.F.A.
    For conspicuous gallantry. When one of his guns and its detachment were blown up
    by a heavy shell, he organised a rescue party and personally helped to dig out the wounded while shells were falling all round.

    London Gazette : 29 December 1916
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29883/page/12659/data.pdf
    REGULAR FORCES.
    R.H. and R.F.A.
    The undermentioned Lts. to be actg. Capts.: —
    26th Aug. 1916.
    C. McV. Gubbins, M.C.

    London Gazette : 5 April 1918
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30612/supplement/4114/data.pdf
    ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY.
    The undermentioned to be actg. Capts.: —
    Lt. C. McV. Gubbins, M.C. 2ndJan. 1918.

    London Gazette : 17 May 1918
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30686/supplement/5839/data.pdf
    The undermentioned Lts. to be Capts. and to retain their actg. rank where specified:-
    12th Feb. 1918.
    C. McV. Gubbins, M.C.

    London Gazette : 30 October 1919
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31623/supplement/13229/data.pdf
    COMMANDS AND STAFF.
    The undermentioned relinquish their appts. : —
    PERSONAL STAFF.
    A.D.C.—
    Capt. C. McV. Gubbins, M.C., R.A. 6th Oct. 1919.

    London Gazette : 6 October 1922
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/32753/page/7044/data.pdf
    The undermentioned relinquish their temp, appts.:—
    Brig. Maj.—Capt. C. McV. Gubbins, M.C., R.A. 1st Oct. 1922.

    London Gazette : 16 May 1924
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/32936/page/3935/data.pdf
    ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY.
    The undermentioned are granted ante-dates as follows for the purposes of seniority in the Regiment only, such ante-dates not to count for Army seniority, nor for pay and allowances, increase of pay, or ret. pay:—
    Capts.
    3rd Nov. 1917.
    C. McV. Gubbins, M.C.

    London Gazette : 24 February 1925
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33024/page/1349/data.pdf
    ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY.
    Capt. C. McV. Gubbins. M.C.,to be Adjt., vice Capt. G. N. C. Martin, D.S.O., M.C. 14th Jan. 1925.

    London Gazette : 29 September 1925
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33088/page/6275/data.pdf
    Lt. B. C. Trappes-Lomax, M.C., to be Adjt., vice Capt. C. McV. Gubbins, M.C. 14th Aug. 1925.

    London Gazette : 21 February 1928
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33358/page/1221/data.pdf
    ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY.
    The undermentioned remain secd, whilst students at the Staff Coll., Quetta. 20th Feb. 1928:—
    Capt. C. McV. Gubbins, M.C.

    London Gazette : 6 February 1931
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33687/page/832/data.pdf
    COMMANDS AND STAFF.
    The undermentioned appts. are made: —
    Capt. C. McV. Gubbins, M.C., R.A., to be G.S.O., 3rd Grade, War Office. 1st Feb. 1931.

    London Gazette : 20 February 1931
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33691/page/1203/data.pdf
    ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY.
    The undermentioned are secd.:—
    Capt. C. McV. Gubbins, M.C., for serv. on the Staff. 1st Feb. 1931.

    London Gazette : 30 June 1933
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33955/page/4383/data.pdf
    HALF-YEARLY BREVETS.
    The undermentioned promotions are made.
    1st July 1933:—
    To be Bt. Majs.
    Capt. C. McV. Gubbins, M.C., R.A.

    London Gazette : 23 March 1934
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34035/page/1945/data.pdf
    ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY.
    The undermentioned Capts. to be Majs.: —
    Bt. Maj.C. McV.Gubbins, M.C., and remains secd. 24th Feb. 1934.

    London Gazette : 8 February 1935
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34131/page/918/data.pdf
    COMMANDS AND STAFF.
    The undermentioned relinquish their appts. :—
    Maj. C. McV. Gubbins, M.C., R.A., as Bde. Maj. R.A., 4th Div. 1st Feb. 1935.

    London Gazette : 1 July 1938
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34527/page/4244/data.pdf
    HALF YEARLY BREVETS.
    The undermentioned promotions are made 1st July 1938:—
    Majs. to be Bt. Lt.-Cols.
    C. McV. Gubbins, M.C., R.A.

    London Gazette : 30 September 1941
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35290/supplement/5642/data.pdf
    ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY.
    The undermentioned Majs. to be Lt.- Cols.:—
    1st Oct. 1941: —
    C. McV. Gubbins, D.S.O., M.C. (14618).

    London Gazette : 10 February 1942
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35448/supplement/645/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY.
    The undermentioned Lt.-Cols. and Bt. Lt.-Cols. to be Cols.:—
    (Temp. Brig.) C. Mc. V. Gubbins, D.S.O., M.C. (14618), from R.A., 5th Dec. 1941, with seniority 1st July 1941.

    London Gazette : 1 January 1944
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36309/supplement/5/data.pdf
    The KING. has been graciously pleased to give directions for the following appointments to the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George:—
    To be Additional Members of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said! Most Distinguished Order:—
    Major-General Colin McVean Gubbins, D.S.O., M.C., General Staff, War Office.

    London Gazette : 1 January 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37407/page/8/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to give directions for the following promotion in, and appointments to the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George:—
    To be Additional Members of the Second Class, or Knights Commanders, of the said Most Distinguished Order:—
    Major-General Colin McVean GUBBINS, C.M.G., D.S.O., M.C., Late Royal Artillery

    London Gazette : 15 March 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37500/supplement/1372/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY.
    Col. (Maj.-Gen.) Sir C. McV. GUBBINS, K.C.M.G., D.S.O., M.C. (14618) retains the temp, rank of Maj.-Gen., and becomes entitled to remuneration from Army Funds, 15th Jan. 1946, and remains on full pay.

    London Gazette : 26 April 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37544/supplement/2035/data.pdf
    Col. Sir Colin McV. GUBBINS, K.C.M.G., D.S.O.. M.C. (14618), retires on ret. pay. 27th Apr. 1946, and is granted the hon. rank of Maj.-Gen.

    London Gazette : 10 July 1947
    https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/UN/UK/LondonGazette/38011.pdf
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/38011/supplement/3196/data.pdf
    I have already had occasion to mention certain individuals by name, but I desire specially to bring to notice the services of the following officers: —
    Brigadier C. McV. Gubbins, D.S.O. commanded the forces round Bodo in most difficult circumstances with the greatest skill and determination, and it was largely due to his devoted efforts that a premature withdrawal, which might have seriously compromised the whole campaign, did not occur in this area.
    C. J. E. AUCHINLECK.
    Lieutenant-General, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Norwegian Expeditionary Force.
    London, 19th June, 1940.

    London Gazette : 14 November 1947
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/38122/supplement/5354/data.pdf
    The KING has been pleased to grant unrestricted permission for the wearing of the following decorations which have been conferred on the undermentioned personnel in recognition of distinguished services in the cause of the Allies: —
    DECORATIONS CONFERRED BY His MAJESTY THE KING OF DENMARK.
    Commander of the Order of Dannebrog, Class I.
    Major-General (temporary) Sir Colin McVean GUBBINS, K.C.M.G., D.S.O., M.C. (14618), late Royal Regiment of Artillery.

    London Gazette : 14 May 1948
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/38288/supplement/2922/data.pdf
    The KING has been pleased to grant unrestricted permission for the wearing of the following decorations which have been conferred on the "under- mentioned personnel in recognition of distinguished services in the cause of the A llies: —
    DECORATIONS CONFERRED BY HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS.
    Grand Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau.
    Major-General (temporary) Sir Colin McVean GUBBINS, K.C.M.G., D.S.O., M.C. (14618), late Royal Regiment of Artillery.

    London Gazette : 11 April 1941
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35133/supplement/2089/data.pdf
    The KING has given unrestricted permission for the following officers to wear the Krzyz Walecznych conferred by the Polish Government in recognition of distinguished services in Poland: —
    Lt.-Col. (temp. Col.) (actg. Brig.) Colin McVean Gubbins, D.S.O., M.C. (14618), Royal Regi- ment of Artillery.

    London Gazette : 26 February 1954
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/40111/supplement/1227/data.pdf
    The late KING was pleased to grant unrestricted permission for the wearing of the following decora- tions which have been conferred on the under- mentioned officers in recognition of distinguished services in the cause of the Allies during the 1939-1945 War: —
    DECORATION CONFERRED BY His MAJESTY THE KING OF NORWAY.
    Commander of the Royal Order of St. Olav, with Star.
    Maj.-Gen. (Honorary) Sir Colin McVean GUBBINS, K.C.M.G.. D.S.O., M.C. (14618) (retired), late Royal Regiment of Artillery.
     
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