Personal Number: 89085 Rank: Lieutenant-Colonel Name: Brian Morton Forster FRANKS, DSO, MC Unit: Royal Corps of Signals, 2 Special Air Service Regiment London Gazette : 27 January 1944 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36349/supplement/518/data.pdf The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy: — The Military Cross. Captain (temporary Major) Brian Foster Morton Franks (89085), Royal Corps of Signals (London, S.W .10). London Gazette : 19 September 1944 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36704/supplement/4310/data.pdf ARMY AIR CORPS. S.A.S.R. War Subs. Maj. B. F. M. Franks (89085) from R. Sigs. to be War Subs. Maj., 1st Apr. 1944, retaining his present seniority. London Gazette : 22 March 1945 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36994/supplement/1542/data.pdf The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North West Europe: — The Distinguished Service Order. Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary) Brian Forster Morton Franks, M.C. (890^5), Army Air Corps (London, S.W.10). London Gazette : 16 September 1947 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/38070/supplement/4330/data.pdf S.A.S.R. 2nd Lt. (War Subs. Maj.) B. F. M. FRANKS, D.S.O., M.C. (89085), to be Lt.-Col., 1st May 1947 London Gazette : 21 April 1950 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/38889/supplement/1939/data.pdf ARMY AIR CORPS. Special Air Service R. Lt.-Col. B. F. M. FRANKS, D.S.O., M.C. (89085). London Gazette : 29 June 1951 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/39270/supplement/3538/data.pdf SPECIAL AIR SERVICE REGIMENT. Col. Brian Morton Forster FRANKS, D.S.O., M.C., T.D. (89085), is appointed Hon. Col. of a T.A. unit, 21st Feb. 1951, vice General Sir Miles Chrisopher DEMPSEY, K.C.B., K.B.E., (D.S.O., M.C., D.L. (9391), who has resigned the appt. London Gazette : 22 February 1977 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/47154/supplement/2467/data.pdf REGULAR ARMY Lt-Col (Bt. Col.) Brian Foster Morton FRANKS, D.S.O., M.C., T.D. (89085) is appointed Colonel Commandant, Special Air Service Regiment, 24th Jan. 1977, in succession to Maj. (Hon. Brig.) The Rt. Hon. The Viscount HEAD of Throope, G.C.M.G., C.B.E., M.C. (36674), tenure expired.