52734 Charles Peter VAUGHAN, DSO, Welsh Guards attached 7 Nigeria Regiment

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  1. dbf

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    Name Vaughan, Charles Peter
    Rank: Major
    Service No: 52734
    Regiment: Welsh Guards and 7 Battalion The Nigeria Regiment
    Theatre of Combat or Operation: Burma
    Award: Distinguished Service Order
    Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 26 April 1945
    Date 1945
    Catalogue reference WO 373/37

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    The Tatler and Bystander 21st February 1945
     
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    Here is an officer's return for the 6th Nigerian's dated January 2nd 1944. Major Vaughan obviously moves across to command the 7th Nigerian's soon after:

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    bamboo43 Very Senior Member

    And here he is again, this time with the 7th Nigerian's about a week later:

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    Personal Number: 52734
    Rank: Major
    Name: Charles Peter VAUGHAN, DSO
    Unit: Welsh Guards attached 7th Battalion The Nigeria Regiment


    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 :—
    Worc. R.—
    Charles Peter VAUGHAN.

    London Gazette : 26 April 1945
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37051/supplement/2212/data.pdf
    The Distinguished Service Order.
    Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary) Charles Peter VAUGHAN (52734), Foot Guards (Tadworth).

    London Gazette : 2 July 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37635/supplement/3372/data.pdf
    Worc. R.
    (War Subs Maj) C.P VAUGHAN, DSO (52734)

    London Gazette : 18 November 1947
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/38124/supplement/5414/data.pdf
    INFANTRY.
    Worc. R.
    Maj. E. P. TOWNSEND (384421), from Special List (Ex Ind. Army) to be Maj., 19th Nov. 1947, with seniority 1st July 1946, and precedence next above C. P . VAUGHAN, D.S.O. (52734).

    London Gazette : 24 November 1953
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/40023/supplement/6360/data.pdf
    Worc. R.
    Maj. C. P. VAUGHAN, D.S.O. (52734), to be Lt.-Col., 25th Nov. 1953.

    London Gazette : 18 August 1959
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/41791/supplement/5153/data.pdf
    Worc. R.
    REGULAR ARMY
    Lt.-Col. C. P. VAUGHAN, D.S.O. (52734), having exceeded retiring age is placed on retired pay, 16th Aug. 1959. (Reserve Liability.)

    London Gazette : 3 July 1962
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/42722/page/5306/data.pdf
    THE GRAND PRIORY IN THE BRITISH REALM OF THE MOST VENERABLE ORDER OF THE HOSPITAL OF ST. JOHN OFJERUSALEM
    The QUEEN has been graciously pleased to sanction the following promotions in and appointments to The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem:
    As Officers (Brothers)
    Lieut.-Colonel Charles Peter Vaughan, D.S.O.

    London Gazette : 19 July 1966
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/44056/supplement/8131/data.pdf
    Worc. R.
    REGULAR ARMY RESERVE OF OFFICERS
    Lt.-Col. C. P. VAUGHAN, D.S.O. (52734), having attained the age limit ceases to belong to the Res. of Offrs., 17th July 1966.

    London Gazette : 20 June 1967
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/44346/page/6814/data.pdf
    THE GRAND PRIORY IN THE BRITISH REALM OF THE MOST VENERABLE ORDER OF THE HOSPITAL OF ST. JOHN OF JERUSALEM
    The QUEEN has been graciously pleased to sanction the following promtrtions in arid appointments to The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem:
    As Commander (Brother)
    Lieut-Colonel Charles Peter Vaughan, D.S.O.

    London Gazette : 16 January 1973
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/45881/supplement/721/data.pdf
    THE MOST VENERABLE ORDER OF THE HOSPITAL OF ST. JOHN OF JERUSALEM
    The QUEEN has been graciously pleased to sanction the following promotions in and appointments to the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem:
    As Knight
    Lieut.-Colonel Charles Peter Vaughan, D.S.O.

    London Gazette : 13 January 1976
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/46795/page/580/data.pdf
    NOMINATION OF HIGH SHERIFFS, 1975
    The names of those who were nominated for High Sheriff in the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice on the morrow of Saint Martin in the twenty-fourth year of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth the Second and in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and seventy-five.
    ENGLAND
    Hereford and Worcester—
    Lieut.-Colonel Charles Peter Vaughan, D.S.O., C.StJ., of Showborough House, Twyning.
     
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  7. bamboo43

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    Thanks to Diane and Guy, I think I have just enough info for an article on Colonel Vaughan for the next CS newsletter. Good to add something about the West African side of things, too often forgotten.
     
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