Phantom: Honours and awards

Discussion in 'Higher Formations' started by walmer_10, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. walmer_10

    walmer_10 Junior Member


    I have finally put together a list of all Honours and Awards to members of the unit(s) codenamed Phantom. Seven Phantoms were awarded the Military Cross; four Phantoms the Military Medal; one the Distinguished Conduct Medal; forty Phantoms were mentioned in despatches. Three Phantoms appointed OBE; thirteen Phantoms appointed MBE; and three Phantoms appointed BEM. At least seven received the Territorial Efficiency Decoration and more than two the Territorial Efficiency Medal. At least 17 received C-in-C good service certificates. One Phantom received a Legion of Merit, degree of legionaire from the Americans. Ten Phantoms received Bronze Star Medals. Two Phantoms received C-in-C US Army 12 Group Certificate of Merit. Finally four Phantom were awarded Belgian Croix de Guerre; one Phantom the French Croix de Guerre (with Silver Star) and one the Polish Cross of Valour (but not ratified by post war Polish Goverment.

    I have put a copy of the list on Lulu: PHANTOM: HONOURS AND AWARDS by ASHER PIRT in Reference

    If you are interested in an electronic copy or more information do please get in touch. I am hoping to write an article on the subject shortly.

    Many thanks for reading this


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