14804 Brigadier Ernest Walter Davie WESTERN, DSO, MiD*, Royal West Kent Regt & Gold Coast Regiment

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    Personal Number: 14804
    Rank: Brigadier
    Name: Ernest Walter Davie WESTERN, DSO, MID*
    Unit: Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment; 6 Gold Coast Regiment


    London Gazette : 19 January 1923
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/32788/page/454/data.pdf
    R.W.K.—
    The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts. 24th Dec. 1922:—
    E. W. D. Western.

    London Gazette : 5 August 1938
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34538/supplement/5025/data.pdf
    The undermentioned Majs. are secd, 1st Aug. 1938:—
    R.W.K.
    E. W. D. Western.

    London Gazette : 30 December 1941
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35396/page/7333/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards in recognition of distinguished services in the Middle East (includ- ing Egypt, East Africa, The Western Desert, The Sudan, Greece, Crete, Syria and Tobruk) during the period February, 1941, to July, 1941.
    The Distinguished Service Order.
    Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) Ernest Walter Davie Western (14804), The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment (attached The Gold Coast Regiment).

    London Gazette : 30 December 1941
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35396/page/7348/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:—
    R.W.K. .
    Maj. (temp. Lt.-Col.) E. W. D. Western, D.S.O. (14804) (attd. The Gold Coast Regiment).

    London Gazette : 21 November 1944
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36801/supplement/5322/data.pdf
    Maj. (War Subs. Lt.-Col.) E. W. D. Western, D.S.O. (14804) from R.W.K. to be Lt.-Col. on the Empld. List, 1st Apr. 1944.

    London Gazette : 19 September 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37730/supplement/4701/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Burma:—
    R.W.K.
    Brig, (temp.) E. W. D. WESTERN, D.S.O. (14804).

    London Gazette : 7 March 1947
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37899/supplement/1105/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY.
    The undermentioned to be Cols. :-
    Lt.-Col. (temp. Brig.) E. W. D. WESTERN, D.S.O. (14804), from Empld. List (late R.W.K.), loth Aug. 1946, with seniority, 8th Apr. 1946.

    London Gazette : 9 March 1951
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/39165/supplement/1217/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY.
    The undermentioned to be Brigs.:—
    Col. (temp. Brig.) E. W. D. WESTERN, D.S.O. (14804), late Inf., 29th Apr. 1950.
     
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    AFM Results Page
    Surname : WESTERN
    Forenames/Initials : Ernest Walter Davie
    Rank : Brig
    Service : Army
    Service Number : 14804
    Regiment/Corps : STAFF
    Decorations : DSO
    Date of Birth : 02 February 1901
    Age : 51
    Date of Death : 19 December 1952
    Cemetery Name : Municipal Cemetery, Mombasa, Kenya
    Grave Section : D
    Grave Number : 93
    Included on Armed Forces Memorial : Yes
    Included on Roll of Honour : Yes
     
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