21169 Keith Graham MENZIES, OBE, MC, Welsh Guards

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    Personal Number: 21169
    Rank: Lieutenant-Colonel
    Name: Keith Graham MENZIES, OBE, MC
    Unit: Welsh Guards


    London Gazette : 22 October 1907
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/28071/page/7043/data.pdf
    IMPERIAL YEOMANRY .
    East Riding of Yorkshire ; Keith Graham Menzies to be Second Lieutenant. Dated 7th September, 1907.

    London Gazette : 18 September 1914
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/28906/page/7399/data.pdf
    SUPPLEMENTARY TO REGULAR UNITS OR CORPS.
    CAVALRY.
    2nd Life Guards, Keith Graham Menzies, late Lieutenant,. East Riding Yeomanry, to be Second Lieutenant.

    London Gazette : 9 November 1914
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/28968/supplement/9119/data.pdf
    The following are the dates of appoint- ment of the undermentioned Officers, gazetted to Corps on the 16th September, 1914, and subsequent dates:—
    SUPPLEMENTARY TO UNITS Or CORPS.
    CAVALRY.
    2nd Life Guards, Second Lieutenant K. G. Menzies. Dated 19th September, 1914.

    London Gazette : 20 April 1917
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30028/page/3757/data.pdf
    THE RESERVE HOUSEHOLDBATTALION.
    Lt. K. G. Menzies, W. Gds., to be Adjt. 20th Nov. 1916.

    London Gazette : 28 June 1918
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30769/supplement/7604/data.pdf
    SPECIAL APPTS.
    And to be temp. Capts. whilst so empld. : —
    Lt. K. G. Menzies, W. Gds., and to be secd. 18th Apr. 1918.

    London Gazette : 26 July 1918
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30813/supplement/8825/data.pdf
    Lt. Keith Graham Menzies, W. Gds.
    For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When the troops on the flank were seen to be retiring, he took a message, through an intense barrage, to warn the sup- porting companies. In subsequent operations he has displayed great courage and initiative.

    London Gazette : 7 August 1918
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30832/supplement/9326/data.pdf
    SPECIAL APPTS.
    The undermentioned relinquish their appts. and the temp, rank of Capt. : —
    Lt. K. G. Menzies, W. Gds. 16th June 1918.

    London Gazette : 6 November 1918
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30995/supplement/13114/data.pdf
    The following are among the Decorations and Medals awarded by the Allied Powers at various dates to the British Forces for distin- guished services rendered during the courseof the campaign: —
    His Majesty the King has given unrestricted permission in all cases to wear the Decorations and Medals in question.
    Decorations and Medals conferred by THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC.
    Croix de Guerre.
    Lieutenant Keith Graham Menzies, M.C., Welsh Guards.

    London Gazette : 6 May 1938
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34508/page/2928/data.pdf
    The undermentioned having attained the age limit of liability to recall, cease to belong to the Res. of Off. :—
    FOOT GUARDS.
    W. G'ds.—
    Maj. K. G. Menzies, M.C. 6th May 1938.

    London Gazette : 1 January 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37407/page/21/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire:—
    To be Additional Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:—
    Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary) Keith Graham MENZIES, M.C. (21169), Welsh Guards.



    Photo of him with his brother:
    Life story: Stewart Graham Menzies | Lives of the First World War
     
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