Discussion in 'British Army Units - Others' started by Pember, Jun 23, 2020.
Oxley - Boyle has no Star and does have an India General Service Medal.
James Bertram Coates does have a Star but he also has an India General Service Medal.
It’s absolutely not Mike Forrester. My father worked for him in the late 1960s and I knew him quite well. I’m pretty certain he won his MC for gallantry during the battle for Crete.
See Post 13.
Apologies. I had seen your post but I thought it might be of passing interest to add some supporting personal knowledge.
No need to apologise, he seemed to stand out on the Army List due to his Special Employment. Once I looked into his career, I soon realised that he wasn't a candidate.
Thank you very much for doing this digging on my behalf, it is truly appreciated! I am feeling a bit bad not to be moving more quickly on it myself. However, am balancing with day-to-day job, which is rather busy at the moment (largely due to dealing with COVID issues).
Have you looked through their website, quite a few photos of individuals on it?
The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment
Wonder if anyone is there if you emailed an enquiry?
Through an intermediary I have emailed the Friends of Surrey Infantry Museum to see if they can shed any light. As an aside, I formerly served in the Queen's Regiment (not the Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment), the 1966 successor to the infantry regiments of the Home Counties.
Separate names with a comma.