52724 Giles Alexander Meysey Vandeleur, DSO, 1 Irish Guards & 2 Irish Guards

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    Name Vandeleur, Giles Alexander Meysey
    Rank: Captain, Temporary Major
    Service No: 52724
    Regiment: 2 Armoured Battalion Irish Guards
    Theatre of Combat or Operation: North West Europe 1944-45
    Award: Distinguished Service Order
    Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 01 March 1945
    Date 1945
    Catalogue reference WO 373/51
     
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    Army Number:
    Rank: Captain
    Name: G A M VANDELEUR
    Unit: 1 Irish Guards
    GSM & Clasp: GSM, Palestine Clasp 1936 - 1939
    TNA Reference: WO 100/503
     
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    2nd Armoured Battalion Irish Guards: Pre-embarkation List, May 1944

    HQ Squadron, 2 Armoured Irish Guards


    Serial: 9
    Vehicle No: 149849
    Type of Vehicle: Sherman


    Total Officer: 1
    Total Other Ranks: 4
     
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    Personal Number: 52724
    Rank: Lieutenant-Colonel
    Name: Giles Alexander Meysey VANDELEUR, DSO
    Unit: Irish Guards

    London Gazette : 28 August 1931
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33748/page/5623/data.pdf
    The undermentioned Gentlemen Cadets, from the Royal Military College, to be 2nd Lts. 27th Aug. 1931 :—
    FOOT GUARDS.
    I. G'ds.—
    Giles Alexander Meysey VANDELEUR.

    London Gazette : 28 August 1934
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34082/page/5460/data.pdf
    The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts. 27th Aug. 1934:—
    I. G'ds.—
    G. A. M. Vandeleur.

    London Gazette : 1 March 1945
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36961/supplement/1172/data.pdf
    The Distinguished Service Order
    Captain (temporary Major) (acting Lieutenant-Colonel) Giles Alexander Meysey Vandeleur (52724), Irish Guards.

    London Gazette : 2 July 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37635/supplement/3371/data.pdf
    FOOT GUARDS.
    The undermentioned Capts. to be Majs., 1st July, 1946
    I. G'ds
    (War Subs Maj ) G A M VANDELEUR, DSO.

    London Gazette : 16 April 1948
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/38261/supplement/2404/data.pdf
    I. G'ds.
    Maj. G. A. M. VANDELEUR, D.S O. (52724), retires receiving a gratuity, 17th Apr. 1948, and is granted the hon. rank of Lt.-Col

    London Gazette : 2 February 1962
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/42586/supplement/870/data.pdf
    I.G.
    REGULAR ARMY RESERVE OF OFFICERS
    Maj. (Hon. Lt.- Col. ) G. A. M. VANDELEUR, D.S.O. (52724), having exceeded the age limit, ceases to belong to the Res. of Offrs. 2nd Sept. 1961.
     
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