News story: Operational Honours and Awards List: 22 March 2013


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Ministry of Defence said:
The full list, which recognises service on operations in Afghanistan and national operations for the period 1 April 2012 to 30 September 2012, is below.
[h=2]AFGHANISTAN[/h][h=3]Victoria Cross (VC)[/h]Lance Corporal James Thomas Duane ASHWORTH Grenadier Guards (killed in action)
[h=3]Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)[/h]Air Commodore Michael WIGSTON Royal Air Force
[h=3]Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)[/h]Captain James Godfrey HIGHAM Royal Navy
Lieutenant Colonel James Maurice Hannan BOWDER MBE, Grenadier Guards
Lieutenant Colonel Zachary Raymond STENNING MBE, The Yorkshire Regiment
Lieutenant Colonel Neil Bryan THORPE, Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Nicholas WEBB MC, The Royal Welsh

Soldiers from 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment cleaning their weapons in Afghanistan [Picture: Corporal Paul Morrison RLC, Crown copyright][h=3]Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)[/h]Acting Major Paul David BLAGBROUGH, The Parachute Regiment
Major Edward Richard Hugh COLVER, The Yorkshire Regiment,
Major Alexander Vaughan COOPER, The Royal Regiment of Scotland,
Major Martin James Ian HEDLEY, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
Staff Sergeant Jason William MCCONNELL, The Royal Logistic Corps
Lieutenant Colonel Matthew QUARE, Corps of Royal Engineers
Major Christopher Tom SARGENT, Welsh Guards
Captain Damian Robbie SLAUGHTER, The Royal Logistic Corps
Private Lewis James TRELOAR, The Royal Anglian Regiment
Major Adam Piers WOLFE, The Royal Anglian Regiment
Squadron Leader Kelly LIGHTOWLER, Royal Air Force
[h=3]Distinguished Service Order (DSO)[/h]Major Piers Lyndon ASHFIELD, Grenadier Guards
Lieutenant Colonel Michael Patrick ASTON MC, The Royal Anglian Regiment
Brigadier Douglas McKenzie CHALMERS OBE, late The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment
[h=3]Conspicuous Gallantry Cross (CGC)[/h]Captain James Alexander GLANCY, Royal Marines
Lieutenant Luke Timothy John MASON, The Yorkshire Regiment
[h=3]Royal Red Cross (RRC)[/h]Lieutenant Colonel Andrea Jane LEWIS, Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps
[h=3]Military Cross (MC)[/h]Acting Corporal Gerard WOOD, Royal Marines
Corporal Robert BOSWELL, The Parachute Regiment
Captain Michael Olaf Chetwynd DOBBIN, Grenadier Guards
Corporal Alexander William GUY, The Royal Anglian Regiment (killed in action)
Lance Corporal Lawrence Mark Craig KAYSER, The Royal Anglian Regiment
Captain Richard Alexander OAKES, The Mercian Regiment, Territorial Army
Staff Sergeant Rory O’CONNOR, The Parachute Regiment
Captain John Philip Henri SCARLETT, Coldstream Guards
Lance Corporal Stephen Andrew SHAW, Royal Army Medical Corps
Lance Sergeant Markus STRYDOM, Grenadier Guards
Sergeant Roy GEDDES, Royal Air Force

Royal Engineers building a bridge in Nahr-e Saraj [Picture: Corporal Jamie Peters, Crown copyright][h=3]Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)[/h]Flight Lieutenant Christopher GORDON, Royal Air Force
[h=3]Queen’s Gallantry Medal (QGM)[/h]Lieutenant Commander Alan Neil Laurence Michael NEKREWS, Royal Navy
Sergeant David Paul ACARNLEY, The Royal Logistic Corps
Lance Corporal Geoffrey John SALT, Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
[h=3]Mention in Despatches (MiD)[/h]Guardsman Danny Lee BENTLEY, Grenadier Guards
Corporal Christopher Richard BROWN, The King’s Royal Hussars
Guardsman James Robert CORNISH, Grenadier Guards
Private Liam DOWNS, Royal Gibraltar Regiment
Lance Sergeant Ashley John HENDY, Grenadier Guards
Sergeant Antony Craig HOLLAND, The King’s Royal Hussars
Lance Corporal Adam James JACKSON, The Royal Welsh
Corporal Ashley David KELLY, The Rifles
Captain Jonathan William MORTIMER HENDRY, The Parachute Regiment
Lance Corporal Christopher MORTON, The Royal Irish Regiment, Territorial Army
Guardsman Michael Joseph OGDEN, Grenadier Guards
Lance Sergeant Robert Anthony POINTON, Grenadier Guards
Private Shaun Darren Leigh ROBERTS, The Royal Anglian Regiment
Sergeant Daniel Stephen RUDGE, Royal Army Medical Corps
Sergeant Ross SILVEY, The Royal Anglian Regiment
Serjeant Lee SLATER, The Rifles
Guardsman Thomas Jack SLOCOMBE, Welsh Guards
Lance Corporal David Edward SMITH, Grenadier Guards
Lance Bombardier Thomas Michael SMITH, Royal Regiment of Artillery
Guardsman Ratu Lemeki Toutou SOKO, Welsh Guards
Private Emily Jane TOMKINS, Royal Army Medical Corps
Captain James Morgan WALTERS, The Royal Anglian Regiment
Serjeant James Andrew WATSON, The Rifles
Corporal Kurt LEE, Royal Air Force

A member of the Royal Navy on patrol in Afghanistan [Picture: Lieutenant A Young, Crown copyright][h=3]Queen’s Commendation for Bravery (QCB)[/h]Lance Corporal Simon David DENT, Grenadier Guards
Private Lewis John MURPHY, The Yorkshire Regiment
Private John Michael RUSHTON, The Royal Welsh
[h=3]Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service (QCVS)[/h]Corporal Kyle ALEXANDERS, Intelligence Corps
Staff Sergeant Gary ANDERSON, Adjutant General’s Corps (Staff and Personnel Support Branch)
Captain Benjamin Nigel Harrison BARDSLEY, Welsh Guards
Colonel John Henry BOWRON DSO OBE, late The Rifles
Major Charles Michael Barnard CARVER, The Royal Welsh
Acting Lieutenant Colonel Andrew David COX MBE, The Mercian Regiment
Major Timothy James DALBY-WELSH, The Light Dragoons
Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Paul Longstone DAWES, Royal Regiment of Artillery
Lieutenant Berne Robert Wilson FLOWER, The Royal Anglian Regiment
Warrant Officer Class 1 Andrew John GAME, Royal Army Medical Corps
Captain Thomas Edward Frederick GARDNER, Royal Corps of Signals
Sergeant Paul Mitchell GREENWOOD MC, Royal Regiment of Artillery
Captain George Henry HARPER, Corps of Royal Engineers
Major Edward Peter William HAYWARD, The Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons)
Sergeant Robert John HEATH, Welsh Guards
Lieutenant Jonathan Nicholas KUME-DAVY, The Yorkshire Regiment
Major Edwyn Nicholas LAUNDERS, Welsh Guards
Lieutenant Colonel Glyn David Cledwyn LLEWELLYN, The Royal Welsh
Lieutenant Colonel Neil LLEWELLYN, The Royal Logistic Corps
Captain Christopher Michael Blake LOWER, The Rifles
Private Abbie Georgina MARTIN, Royal Army Medical Corps
Warrant Officer Class 2 Anthony Vincent MILLS, The Royal Welsh
Corporal Edward Thomas O’BRIEN, Intelligence Corps
Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Thomas Lindsay POTTS, The King’s Royal Hussars
Major Simon Philip PUXLEY, Intelligence Corps
Lieutenant Colonel John Henry RIDGE, Corps of Royal Engineers
Lieutenant Thomas Barton John SIMPSON, The Royal Welsh
Colour Sergeant Richard Anthony THOMAS, The Royal Welsh
Warrant Officer Class 2 David George TIDMAN, Royal Regiment of Artillery
Warrant Officer Class 2 Eric Joseph WHITEHOUSE, The Yorkshire Regiment
Sergeant Antony Lawrence Arthur WILLS, Royal Regiment of Artillery
Corporal Hannah Jane CUSACK, Royal Air Force

Royal Air Force gunners await extraction by helicopter in Afghanistan [Picture: Corporal Laura Bibby RAF, Crown copyright][h=2]REST OF THE WORLD[/h][h=3]Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)[/h]Commander Andrew Gordon LAMB, Royal Navy
Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Peter JENKINS TD, The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment, Territorial Army
[h=3]Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)[/h]Lieutenant Commander Andrew Peter SHARP, Royal Navy,
Warrant Officer Class 2 Neal Anthony HARRISON, Intelligence Corps
[h=3]Queen’s Gallantry Medal (QGM)[/h]Warrant Officer Class 2 Malcolm Edward QUIGLEY, The Royal Logistic Corps
[h=3]Queen’s Commendation for Bravery (QCB)[/h]Acting Warrant Officer Class 2 Timothy John HOULDEY, Royal Marines
Sergeant Nikki Anaeos DUNNE, The Parachute Regiment,
Warrant Officer Class 2 Paul MCCOMB, The Parachute Regiment
[h=3]Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service (QCVS)[/h]Major Damian Jon HUNTINGFORD, Royal Marines
Warrant Officer 2 Engineering Technician (Marine Engineering Submarines) Alasdair Laing MCCALL, Royal Navy
Warrant Officer 2 Engineering Technician (Marine Engineering) Liam Paul STANLEY, Royal Navy
Lieutenant Commander Malcolm Sean TONGE, Royal Navy
Corporal Peter Donald DOLAMORE, Intelligence Corps, Territorial Army
Private Paul Robert KNAPP, The Parachute Regiment
Acting Staff Sergeant Mark Paul SIMS, Royal Marines
Major Nicholas Keith SOLOMON MBE, The Parachute Regiment
[h=2]MISCELLANEOUS[/h][h=3]George Medal (GM)[/h]Sergeant Anthony RUSSELL, Royal Marines
[h=3]Air Force Cross (AFC)[/h]Lieutenant Commander Craig SWEENEY, Royal Navy
[h=3]Queen’s Gallantry Medal (QGM)[/h]Sergeant Christopher Sean BRADSHAW, Royal Air Force
[h=3]Queen’s Commendation for Bravery (QCB)[/h]Sergeant Greig John ALLAN, Royal Air Force

Congrats to all.

Any more info on the CGM and MC awarded to the lads in the Corps?

Oh...... Can I just point out to Jack and Crab that bushy top trees dont have square leaves, that's some shite that's been put on top of a tin lid but, fair play to jack, he's managed to at least get the right colour unlike our side walking friends.