Irish Guards: Mentioned in Despatches

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    Lists of Irish Guardsmen who were Mentioned in Despatches.

    *Honour Those Mentioned, Maton
    states that the number of Mentions in Despatches credited to the Irish Guards during WW2 were, by Theatre:
    • 1 MiD in Middle East;
    • 20 MiD in Italy;
    • 54 MiD in NW Europe;
    • 57 MiD in other circumstances
    Total 132. Not all of these could be traced via LG.


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    WW2

    1. 226180 Peter Douglas AGNEW, MiD, Irish Guards
    2. 2716850 William ARMER, MiD, 1 Irish Guards & 3 Irish Guards
    3. 2718673 Frederick John ARMSTRONG, MiD, 2 Irish Guards
    4. 207678 David Charles ATTLEE, MiD, Irish Guards
    5. 2719607 W T BALL, MiD, Irish Guards
    6. 2720502 T BARKER, MiD, Irish Guards
    7. 2721802 H BECKWITH, MiD, Irish Guards
    8. 219074 John Francis BELL, MiD, Irish Guards
    9. 240637 Michael McNeil BOYD, MiD, Irish Guards
    10. 2722215 F BOYDE, MiD, Irish Guards
    11. 2718956 J P BOYLE, MiD, Irish Guards
    12. 2719822 J W BRADLEY, MiD, Irish Guards
    13. 156085 Charles Andrew BRAND, MiD, Irish Guards
    14. 2720019 Jack CARDUS, MM, MiD, 2 Irish Guards
    15. 104236 Maurice Herbert CARPMAEL, MiD, Irish Guards
    16. 2722791 Frederick Charles CARTLIDGE, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    17. 132238 Sir Rupert William John CLARKE Bt, OBE, MiD, Irish Guards
    18. 2719092 Percy Leonard CLEMENTS, MiD, 2 Irish Guards
    19. 103992 Ian Charles James COATS, MiD, Irish Guards
    20. 2723846 D M COLE, MiD, Irish Guards
    21. 149142 David Edward COMPTON, MiD, Irish Guards
    22. 2717181 John CONROY, MiD, 3 Irish Guards
    23. 2718274 G B COWAN, MiD, Irish Guards
    24. 300814 Justin Louis England DALY, MiD, Irish Guards
    25. 2719685 William Thomas DAVIES, MiD, 2 Irish Guards
    26. 2722867 E DONNAN, MiD, Irish Guards
    27. 2719400 J DRISCOLL, MiD, Irish Guards
    28. 2718093 Michael DUNNE, MiD*, 1 Irish Guards & 3 Irish Guards
    29. 2718093 Michael DUNNE, MiD*, 1 Irish Guards & 3 Irish Guards
    30. 106617 James Timothy EGAN, MiD, Irish Guards
    31. 2717855 P J ENNIS MiD, Irish Guards
    32. 228329 John Layton St George EYRE, MiD, Irish Guards
    33. 2565672 W H FANNING, MiD, Irish Guards
    34. 2717902 J W FERGUSON, MiD, Irish Guards
    35. 138638 Desmond John Lyon FITZGERALD, MC, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    36. 2722833 T FITZGERALD, MiD, Irish Guards
    37. 2615936 John Anthony GEOGHEGAN, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    38. 2716721 J GINTY, MiD, Irish Guards
    39. 2718440 John Joseph GRANT, MM, 3 Irish Guards
    40. 2720480 T GREER, MiD, Irish Guards
    41. 3385865 H HACKING, MiD, Irish Guards
    42. 2718756 P J HAMILTON, MiD, Irish Guards
    43. 228330 Anthony Paul HARCOURT, MiD, Irish Guards
    44. 2720839 Ralph William HARRISON, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    45. 102707 John Stedman Owen HASLEWOOD, MC, 2 Irish Guards
    46. 246151 Robert HASTINGS, MBE, MiD, 3 Irish Guards
    47. 13865 Joseph Charles HAYDON CB, DSO, OBE, MiD, Irish Guards
    48. 7012069 Platoon Sergeant Major H HAYES, MiD, 2 Irish Guards: POW, E&E
    49. 2723019 F R G HETHERINGON, MiD, Irish Guards
    50. 2717287 F E HOGAN, MiD, Irish Guards
    51. 2721078 J A HOOTON, MiD, Irish Guards
    52. 62427 John Derek HORNUNG, OBE, MC, MiD, 2 Irish Guards
    53. 2655011 George Nelson HOWE, MBE, MiD, Irish Guards
    54. 2719228 E JOHNSTON, MiD, Irish Guards
    55. 2718471 Trevor Gwynfi JONES, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    56. 2716204 T R KELLY, MiD, Irish Guards
    57. 2716608 F KENNY, MiD, Irish Guards
    58. 2722942 D P KEWELL, MiD, Irish Guards
    59. 2717566 Michael Joseph KIELY, MiD, 2 Irish Guards
    60. 2716992 W KIELY, MiD, Scots Guards
    61. 132243 Thomas Bennett LANGTON, MC, MiD, Irish Guards & SAS
    62. 2723030 J LENIHAN, MiD, Irish Guards
    63. 165060 Roland Stephen LANGTON, MC, MiD, 2 Irish Guards
    64. 102123 Peter David LINDSAY, DSO, MiD, Irish Guards
    65. 31179 Thomas Graham LINDSAY, OBE, MiD, Irish Guards, attached Royal Air Force Regiment
    66. 42289 A S LOCKWOOD, MiD, Irish Guards attached Royal Air Force Regiment
    67. 2720627 T LOFTHOUSE, MiD, Irish Guards
    68. 156080 Dennis Gerald MADDEN, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    69. 44604 John Fitzgerald MARNAN, MBE, MiD, Irish Guards
    70. 113564 A A McCOMAS, MiD, Irish Guards
    71. 2718419 Robert McCONNELL, MM, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    72. 2717233 J McCORMACK, MiD, Irish Guards
    73. 37266 Hugh Cameron McGILDOWNY, MiD, Irish Guards
    74. 291685 Hugh Francis McKINNEY, MBE, MiD*, Irish Guards
    75. 291685 Hugh Francis McKINNEY, MBE, MiD*, Irish Guards
    76. 2717805 B McMAHON, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    77. 69334 Derek MILLS-ROBERTS, CBE, DSO & Bar, MC, MiD, Irish Guards & Commandos
    78. 36921 Claude Andrew MONTAGU-DOUGLAS-SCOTT, DSO & Bar, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    79. 2718322 P MORIARTY, MiD, Irish Guards
    80. 2719007 J MURPHY, MiD*, 1 Irish Guards
    81. 2719007 J MURPHY, MiD*, 1 Irish Guards
    82. L D MURPHY MC, MiD, Irish Guards
    83. 4977315 William MUSGROVE, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    84. 2719566 F A NOLAN, MiD, Irish Guards
    85. 165064 John Joseph NUNN, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    86. 121349 Patrick Antony Cosmus O’DONOVAN, MiD, Irish Guards
    87. 92178 Nial Arthur Ramleh O’NEILL, MiD, Irish Guards
    88. 267577 James Bourke OSBOURNE, MiD, Irish Guards
    89. 2720358 James Joseph O’SHEA, MiD, 2 Irish Guards
    90. 2717550 Guardsman John Joseph O'Sullivan, MID, 2 Irish Guards: POW
    91. 2722062 B E PARRATT, MiD, Irish Guards
    92. 99600 Sir Francis Henry Grenville PEEK, Bt, MiD, Irish Guards
    93. 228333 Stephen Edward Thomas PRESTON, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    94. 2718969 G PRITCHARD, MiD, Irish Guards
    95. 2719844 J PRITCHARD, MiD, Irish Guards
    96. 2718512 L PRUNTY, MiD, Irish Guards
    97. 2716882 John Joseph QUINN, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    98. 224210 D E J RADCLIFFE, MiD, Irish Guards
    99. 2720304 J H RATCLIFFE, Irish Guards
    100. 219069 Captain (Acting) RAWLENCE Edward Ernest, MID, 3 Irish Guards
    101. 138642 Michael Fitzgerald RAWLENCE, MiD, Irish Guards
    102. 121351 Peter Anthony Grayson RAWLINSON, MiD, Irish Guards
    103. 2723277 K S READING, MiD, Irish Guards
    104. 2718829 Frederick Thomas REARDON, MiD, 1 Irish Guards & 2 Irish Guards
    105. 9581 Robert Bruce Stephen REFORD, MC, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    106. 53090 Percy Fergus Ivo REID, OBE, MiD, Irish Guards
    107. 2718694 A RICHARDSON, MiD, Irish Guards
    108. 2718365 William Ignatius ROONEY, MBE, MM, MiD, Irish Guards
    109. 138635 R J McC SADOINE, Irish Guards
    110. 2720926 J L L SARGANT, MiD, Irish Guards
    111. 271496 J STEENSON, MiD, Irish Guards
    112. 100316 Sir Ian Rory Hay STEWART-RICHARDSON Bt, MiD, Irish Guards
    113. 124479 Paul STOBART, MiD, Irish Guards
    114. 2716550 George STONE, MiD, Irish Guards
    115. 2723414 J J SULLIVAN, MiD, Irish Guards
    116. 2717075 M F SWEENEY, MiD, Irish Guards
    117. 200113 Brian Thackeray SYNGE, MiD, Irish Guards
    118. 2717701 D W THOMPSON, MiD, Irish Guards
    119. 2717152 R THOROGOOD, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    120. 207682 E R UDAL, MiD, Irish Guards
    121. 2720171 J VAN DE GEVEL, MiD, Irish Guards
    122. 28140 John Ormsby Evelyn VANDELEUR, DSO & Bar, MiD, 3 Irish Guards
    123. 17944 Gerald Harry George Lloyd-Verney, DSO, MVO, MiD*, Irish Guards
    124. 2719875 Guardsman John Michael WELSH, MiD, 2 Irish Guards: POW, E&E
    125. 2718906 J WOOD, MiD, 2 Irish Guards
    126. 2719527 J WYLIE, DCM, MiD, Irish Guards
    127. 67098 Henry Lawrence Savill YOUNG, DSO, MiD, 1 Irish Guards
    128. 137409 Robert Neville Desmond YOUNG, MiD, 1 Irish Guards

    out of a probable *132 in total.


    On attachment
    1. 101405 Captain John Rudesind BROOKES, MC, MiD, Royal Army Chaplains’ Department att'd 1 Irish Guards
    2. George Vincent CAVANAGH, MiD, Royal Army Chaplains’ Department attached 1 Irish Guards
    3. 106849 Desmond Francis O’NEILL, MC, MiD, Royal Army Medical Corps attached 1 Irish Guards
     
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    Further possible awards identified via various sources, but not yet located in Gazette:

    13111455 Lance-Sergeant J. CASSIN Irish Guards TWICE Mentioned in Despatches Served as CASSIN, alias Robert Oliver SMITH CWGC - Casualty Details

    Roy HOLMES, 2nd Armoured Bn Irish Guards [NWE] TWICE Mentioned in Despatches

    2722863 Guardsman R. OWTRAM 3rd Bn Irish Guards [NWE - BELGIUM & HOLLAND]


    Lance Serjeant D SMITH, 1st Bn Irish Guards Mentioned in Despatches



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