53964 Major George Langford SULLIVAN, MBE, MC, MiD, 14/20 Hussars ; East Riding Yeomanry: POW, E&E

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    Personal Number: 53964
    Rank: Major
    Name: George Langford SULLIVAN, MBE, MC, MiD
    Unit: 14/20 Hussars attached Trans-Jordan Frontier Force ; East Riding Yeomanry

    London Gazette : 3 September 1940
    The undermentioned Lts. to be Capts. : —
    14th/20th H.
    G. L. Sullivan (53964) (with pay and allces. of Lt. 1st to 8th Sept. 1940, incl.).

    London Gazette : 30 December 1941
    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:—
    Capt. (actg..Maj.) G. L. Sullivan (53964) (attd. Trans-Jordan Frontier Force).

    London Gazette : 2 June 1943
    The KING has been graciously pleased, on the occasion of the Celebration of His Majesty's Birthday, to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire:—
    To be Additional Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:—
    Captain (temporary Major) George Langford Sullivan (53964), 14th/20th King's Hussars, attached Trans-Jordan Frontier Force.

    London Gazette : 20 September 1945
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field: —
    The Military Cross.
    Major (temporary) George Langford SULLIVAN, M.B.E. (53964), The East Riding Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps.

    London Gazette : 2 July 1946
    The undermentioned Capts. to be Majs, 1st July 1946:—
    14th/20th H.
    G L SULLIVAN,MB E , MC (53964).

    London Gazette : 4 January 1955

    London Gazette : 1 March 1955
    14/20 H.
    Maj. G. L. SULLIVAN, M.B.E., M.C. (53964), retires on ret. pay, 1st Jan. 1955. (Substituted for notifn. in Gazette (Supplement) dated 4th Jan. 1955.)
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    Name: George L Sullivan . Rank: (Temporary) Major , 53964, East Riding Yeomanry . ... | The National Archives
    Reference: WO 208/5430/38
    Name: George L Sullivan.
    Rank: (Temporary) Major, 53964, East Riding Yeomanry.
    Captured: Near village of St. Michielsgestel, 24 October 1944.
    Escaped or Liberated from: Gorinchem, date not specified.
    Includes Cover sheet and Report sheet.
    Date: 1944 Nov 10

    Major G L Sullivan, MBE (service number 53964). Service: Army, East Riding Yeomanry. ... | The National Archives
    Reference: WO 208/3351/2292
    Major G L Sullivan, MBE (service number 53964).
    Service: Army, East Riding Yeomanry.
    Appendix C Included.
    Additional information (including appendices) may be present in WO 208/5405-5436.
    Date: 1945
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    See also:
    • http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/jersey/7818244.stm
    • "The lifeboat will be named the George Sullivan, after the late Major George Langford Sullivan MBE.
      Major Sullivan, who won the Military Cross while serving in the army with the 14th/20th Hussars, moved to Jersey in the 1950's. A substantial donation was made to the RNLI when he died."


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