68434 Brigadier Paul Edwin CROOK, CBE, DSO, MiD**, Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment

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    Personal Number: 68434
    Rank: Brigadier
    Name: Paul Edwin CROOK, CBE, DSO, MID**
    Unit: Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment


    London Gazette : 16 October 1936
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34332/page/6611/data.pdf
    R.W.K.—2nd Lt. Paul Edwin CROOK (Univ. Candidate), from Gen. List, T.A., to be 2nd Lt. 17th Oct. 1936, with seniority 31st Jan. 1935, next below 2nd Lt. A. J. M. Flint.

    London Gazette : 2 February 1943
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35884/supplement/591/data.pdf
    The undermentioned Lts. to be Capts.: —
    R.W.K.
    31st Jan. 1943: —
    P. E. Crook (68434).

    London Gazette : 22 March 1945
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36994/supplement/1560/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North West Europe:—
    R.W.K.
    Maj. (temp.) P. E. Crook (68434).

    London Gazette : 22 August 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37696/supplement/4232/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Far East: —
    R.W.K.
    Lt.-Col. (temp.) P. E. CROOK (68434).

    London Gazette : 17 October 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37761/supplement/5138/data.pdf
    The KING has been pleased to grant unrestricted permission for the wearing of the following decorations which have been conferred on the undermentioned personnel in recognition of distinguished services in the cause of the Allies:—
    DECORATIONS CONFERRED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
    Bronze Star Medal.
    Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary) Paul Edwin CROOK (68434), The Queen's Own Royal West Kent
    Regiment.

    London Gazette : 5 December 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37808/supplement/5947/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotion in, and appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of gallant arid distinguished services in the field: —
    To be Additional Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order: —
    Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary) Paul Edwin CROOK (68434), e Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment.

    London Gazette : 30 January 1948
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/38191/supplement/730/data.pdf
    RWK
    Capt (War Subs Lt -Col.) P E. CROOK, O B.E: (68434) to be Maj , 31st Jan. 1948

    London Gazette : 21 October 1952
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/39675/supplement/5529/data.pdf
    The QUEEN has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Malaya, during the period 1st January to 30th June, 1952: —
    R.W.K.
    Maj. P. E. CROOK. O.B.E. (68434).

    London Gazette : 22 December 1953
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/40046/supplement/6929/data.pdf
    ANNUAL BREVETS.
    The undermentioned Majs. to be Bt. Lt.-Cols., 1st July 1953:—
    P. E. CROOK, O.B.E., B.A. (68434), R.W.K.

    London Gazette : 13 June 1957
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/41092/supplement/3419/data.pdf
    The QUEEN has been graciously pleased, on the occasion of the Celebration of Her Majesty's Birthday, to approve the following awards in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Operations in the Near East, October-December, 1956:—
    Distinguished Service Order:—
    Lieutenant-Colonel Paul Edwin O.B.E. (68434), The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment (Emp. List 1).

    London Gazette : 24 November 1959
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/41875/supplement/7440/data.pdf
    ANNUAL BREVETS.
    The undermentioned Majs. to be Bt. Lt.-Cols., 1st July 1953.—
    REGULAR ARMY
    The undermentioned Lt.-Cols. to be Cols., on the dates shown:
    P. E. CROOK, D.S.O., O.B.E., B.A. (68434), from R.W.K. (Emp. List 1), 30th Sept. 1959.

    London Gazette : 1 January 1965
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/43533/supplement/49/data.pdf
    The QUEEN has been graciously pleased, on the advice of Her Majesty's Jamaica Ministers, to give orders for the following promotion in, and appointment to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire:
    To be an Ordinary Commander of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:-
    Brigadier Paul Edwin CROOK, D.S.O. O.B.E., (68434), late Infantry ; Chief of Staff, Jamaica Defence Force.

    London Gazette : 29 January 1965
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/43560/supplement/999/data.pdf
    Brig. Paul Edwin CROOK, C.B.E., D.S.O., late R.W.K. is apptd. Aide-de-Camp to The QUEEN, 29th Dec. 1964, in succession to Brig. Gordon Stewart RICHARDSON, D.S.O., retired.

    London Gazette : 5 October 1965
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/43780/supplement/9279/data.pdf
    The undermentioned Offrs. to be Supernumerary to Establishment on the dates shown:
    Brig. P . E. CROOK, C.B.E., D.S.O., A.D.C., M.A. (68434) late Inf., 30th Sept. 1965.

    London Gazette : 7 November 1967
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/44445/supplement/12064/data.pdf
    Brig. Paul Edwin CROOK, C.B.E., D.S.O., late Inf., relinquishes the appointment of Aide-de-Camp to The QUEEN, 30th Sep. 1967.

    London Gazette : 5 January 1971
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/45271/supplement/117/data.pdf
    COMMANDS AND STAFF
    REGULAR ARMY
    Brig. P. E. CROOK, C.B.E. D.S.O. (68434), late Inf., retires on retired pay, 5th Jan. 1971.

    London Gazette : 12 November 1974
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/46398/supplement/10999/data.pdf
    PARACHUTE REGIMENT
    TERRITORIAL ANDARMY VOLUNTEER RESERVE
    Brig. Paul Edwin CROOK, C.B.E., D.S.O. is appointed Honorary Colonel, 16 Independent Coy,, The Parachute Regiment, T.A.V.R., 1st Aug. 1974, in succession to Col. Charles Frederick Howard GOUGH, M.C., T.D., tenure expired.

    London Gazette : 27 May 1980
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/48194/supplement/7631/data.pdf
    PARACHUTE REGIMENT
    TERRITORIAL AND ARMY VOLUNTEER RESERVE
    Brig. Paul Edwin CROOK, C.B.E., D.S.O. (68434) relinquishes the appointment of Honorary Colonel 16 Independent Parachute Coy. (Volunteers) T.A.V.R. and is appointed Deputy Honorary Colonel 16 (Lincoln) Coy. 15th (Scottish Volunteer) Bn. The Parachute T.A.V.R., 1st Aug. 1979.
     
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