Personal Number: 121305 Rank: Major Name: Richard Marston MERRETT, MiD Unit: Royal Fusiliers Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) London Gazette : 5 March 1940 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34804/supplement/1307/data.pdf The undermentioned Cadets (Officer Cadet Training Unit, Sandhurst) to be 2nd Lts. 25th Feb. 1940: — The Queen's R. Richard Marston MERRETT (121305), from R. Fus. London Gazette : 30 December 1941 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35396/page/7345/data.pdf The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of distinguished services in the Middle East (including Egypt, East Africa, The Western Desert, The Sudan, Greece, Crete, Syria and Tobruk) during the period February, 1941, to July, 1941:— INFANTRY. The Queen's R. Lt. R. M. Merrett (121305). London Gazette : 15 March 1949 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/38560/supplement/1320/data.pdf The Queen's R. Lt. (War Subs. Capt.) R. M. MERRETT (121305) from Emerg. Commn. to be Capt., 1st Jan. 1949, and is granted the hon. rank of Maj.