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Operational Honours and Awards List: 4 October 2013

A total of 117 members of the Armed Forces have received honours and awards in the latest Operational Honours and Awards List.

The full list, which recognises service on operations in Afghanistan and national operations for the period September 2012 to April 2013, is below.

AFGHANISTAN

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Brigadier Robert Andrew MAGOWAN MBE, Royal Marines

Brigadier (now Major General) Richard John CRIPWELL, late Corps of Royal Engineers

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Lieutenant Colonel Nigel Jonathan BEST, The Queen’s Royal Lancers

Lieutenant Colonel Philip William Carmichael KIMBER MBE, The Mercian Regiment

Lieutenant Colonel Paul Bruce NICHOLSON, Corps of Royal Engineers

Lieutenant Colonel Francis Alexander James PIGGOTT MBE, The Royal Dragoon Guards

Lieutenant Colonel Richard David WALLWORK, Royal Regiment of Artillery

Acting Colonel Charles James Macintosh WILLIAMS MBE, The King’s Royal Hussars

Lieutenant Colonel Nicholas Ian WOOD, The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment

Lieutenant Colonel (now Colonel) Gareth George WRIGHT, The Royal Logistic Corps

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Royal Marines wait to board an RAF Chinook
Royal Marines wait to board an RAF Chinook (library image) [Picture: Corporal Jamie Peters RLC, Crown copyright]

Captain Lisa Victoria BROWN, The Royal Logistic Corps

Major Darren James COOK, The Mercian Regiment

Major Rupert Spark EVETTS, The Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons)

Major Mark George MCLELLAN, The Yorkshire Regiment

Sergeant Curtis William Douglass MORTON, The Parachute Regiment

Major David Thomas PACK, The Royal Gurkha Rifles

Major (now Acting Lieutenant Colonel) Benjamin Mark WILDE, The Mercian Regiment

Distinguished Service Order (DSO)

Lieutenant Colonel Matthew John Andrew JACKSON, Royal Marines

Brigadier Robert Bernard BRUCE, late The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Major Adam Nicholas Baron FODEN, The Queen’s Royal Lancers

Conspicuous Gallantry Cross (CGC)

Lieutenant (now Acting Captain) Owen Edward DAVIS, Royal Marines

Corporal Josh Edward Hayden GRIFFITHS, The Mercian Regiment

Private Gareth David STEEL, The Parachute Regiment, Army Reserve

Bar to the Military Cross (MC)

A Royal Air Force Merlin helicopter
A Royal Air Force Merlin helicopter leaving a patrol base with members of 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles on board (library image) [Picture: Corporal Jamie Peters RLC, Crown copyright]

Corporal John Matthew WATSON MC, Royal Marines

Military Cross (MC)

Marine Craig Andrew BUCHANAN, Royal Marines

Sergeant (now Colour Sergeant) Samuel Joseph MCCORMICK, Royal Marines

Acting Lance Corporal (now Marine) Harry Thomas ROBINSON, Royal Marines

Corporal Oliver David BAINBRIDGE, The Royal Dragoon Guards

Staff Sergeant Russell Craig BYRNE, The Parachute Regiment

Lieutenant William Jordan Campbell BOREHAM, The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment

Rifleman (now Acting Lance Corporal) Tuljung GURUNG, The Royal Gurkha Rifles

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Flight Lieutenant Timothy Edward TROTT, Royal Air Force

Associate Royal Red Cross Medal (ARRC)

Lieutenant Colonel Judith Caroline Florence MADILL, Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps, Army Reserve

Captain Graham John MCPHEE, Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps

George Medal (GM)

Spacers being hammered into position
Spacers being hammered into position by a sapper from 21 Engineer Regiment (library image) [Picture: Corporal Jamie Peters RLC, Crown copyright]

Warrant Officer Class 1 Andreas Oliver PEAT, The Royal Logistic Corps

Queen’s Gallantry Medal (QGM)

Corporal Edward Samual Charles DAVIS, Royal Army Veterinary Corps

Major Matthew Cameron LONG, The Royal Logistic Corps

Rifleman Benjamin John TAYLOR, The Mercian Regiment, Army Reserve

Mention in Despatches (MiD)

Acting Sergeant Michael Wayne CATARALL, The Mercian Regiment

Corporal Richard COOK, The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Lance Corporal Alex John CURTIS, The Parachute Regiment

Captain Thomas William Wilfred DAVIES, The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment

Sapper (now Lance Corporal) Andrew David FARNDON, Corps of Royal Engineers

Private Augustine FORKUO, The Yorkshire Regiment

Rifleman Bikash GURUNG, The Royal Gurkha Rifles

Corporal (now Acting Sergeant) Govinda GURUNG, The Royal Gurkha Rifles

Private Ryan HOUSTON, The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Lance Corporal Rachel Marie HUGHES, Royal Army Medical Corps

Corporal James Stirling HURST, The Royal Dragoon Guards

Lance Bombardier Stephen Thomas KENNY, Royal Regiment of Artillery

Corporal Darren LIGHTFOOT, The Mercian Regiment

Lieutenant (now Captain) Stephen Andrew POPE, The Mercian Regiment

Corporal Dennis Robert SKINNER, The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Sergeant Simon SMITH, The Royal Welsh

Acting Sergeant Mark William John STEVENS, The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment

Craftsman (now Lance Corporal) Ricky Thomas STEWART, Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Acting Sergeant Paul Anthony STIRLAND, The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment

Corporal James Clifford Gordon VICKERS, The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment

Lance Corporal Nathan Trevor VITTLES, The Queen’s Royal Lancers

Queen’s Commendation for Bravery (QCB)

Jackals make their way back to Main Operating Base Price
Jackals make their way back to Main Operating Base Price (library image) [Picture: Senior Aircraftman Dek Traylor, Crown copyright]

Sapper (now Lance Corporal) Danny Craig FLEMING, Corps of Royal Engineers

Queen’s Commendation for Bravery in the Air (QCBA)

Flight Lieutenant Christopher GENT, Royal Air Force

Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service (QCVS)

Captain William GOODMAN, Royal Marines

Lieutenant Colonel Simon Jeremy HALL OBE, Royal Marines

Acting Lance Corporal Thomas HARRISON, Royal Marines

Major General David Arnold HOOK CBE, Royal Marines

Captain Thomas James LIMB, Royal Marines

Major Michael John SCANLON, Royal Marines

Major Peter William Stanhope BAINES, The Rifles

Captain Leanne Marie BARRY, The Royal Logistic Corps

Colour Sergeant Darren James BATES, The Mercian Regiment

Captain (now Acting Major) Alexander David George BOWIE, The Queen’s Royal Lancers

Colonel Charles Simon CALDER OBE, late The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Captain Paul CEASER, Royal Corps of Signals

Major Robert John CONNOLLY, The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Captain Dean John EAMER, Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Lance Corporal Lucius Junior EDWARD, The Royal Logistic Corps

Brigadier Felix Geoffrey GEDNEY OBE, late The Royal Scots Dragoons Guards

Lance Corporal Michael Aaron GILLESPIE, Royal Army Medical Corps

Major Steven KIRKMAN, The Royal Dragoon Guards

Lieutenant Thomas Patrick Theodore LAVINGTON, Scots Guards

Warrant Officer Class 2 Gary Scott LIDDLE, Corps of Royal Engineers

Major Andrew David LUMLEY, The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Lance Corporal Nicholas James MAXWELL, Intelligence Corps, Army Reserve

Brigadier Ewen MCLAY, late Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Captain Norman Geoffrey MCMULLAN, Adjutant General’s Corps (Military Provost Staff)

Brigadier Gerald Ian MITCHELL MBE, late Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Lieutenant Andrew Donald MONCRIEFF, The Royal Dragoon Guards

Major Nigel Joseph OVERTON MBE, Coldstream Guards

Lance Corporal Colm David PHILLIPS, Intelligence Corps

Major General Timothy Buchan RADFORD DSO OBE, late The Light Infantry

Brigadier (now Major General) Stuart Richard SKEATES CBE, late Royal Regiment of Artillery

Corporal Simon Patrick SPRIGGS, Intelligence Corps

Lieutenant Colonel Colin Michael VAUDIN, Royal Corps of Signals

Captain Lloyd Wynne WALTON-REES, The Royal Dragoon Guards

Air Commodore Stephen Dennis FORWARD, Royal Air Force

Wing Commander Ruth Ann Frances HARRIS, Royal Air Force

Group Captain (now Air Commodore) Bruce Haakon HEDLEY MBE, Royal Air Force

Flight Lieutenant Neil Malcolm MERRITT, Royal Air Force

Squadron Leader James Richard ROWE, Royal Air Force

Corporal Scott SHARKEY, Royal Air Force

REST OF THE WORLD

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

A ground crew member showing pilots the pins from missiles
A ground crew member shows helicopter pilots the pins from missiles so they know they are armed and ready to fire [Picture: Corporal Jamie Peters RLC, Crown copyright]

Commander Allan WALLACE, Royal Navy

Wing Commander Robert Alan SUTTON, Royal Air Force

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Warrant Officer Class 2 (now Acting Warrant Officer Class 1) Engineering Technician (Marine Engineering) Mark Jonathon HINTON, Royal Navy

Acting Colour Sergeant (now Colour Sergeant) Francis Stuart William MCMURRAY, Royal Marines

Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service (QCVS)

Lieutenant Commander Ian David FEASEY, Royal Navy

Petty Officer Logistics (Supply Chain) Paul STATHAM, Royal Navy

Colonel Andrew DENNIS OBE, late The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment

Sergeant Keith Brian GALLAGHER, The Parachute Regiment

Corporal James Steven PATTISON, The Parachute Regiment

Warrant Officer Class 2 David William John WEBB, The Parachute Regiment

Captain (now Acting Major) James Timothy WOOLDRIDGE, Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Flight Lieutenant Kerry LLOYD, Royal Air Force

MISCELLANEOUS

Air Force Cross (AFC)

Flight Lieutenant Christian John WILKINS, Royal Air Force

Queen’s Gallantry Medal (QGM)

Sergeant Rachael Louise ROBINSON, Royal Air Force

Queen’s Commendation for Bravery (QCB)

Warrant Officer Class 2 Michael John MOUGHTON, The Royal Logistic Corps

Captain Stephen Anthony TICKNER, Adjutant General’s Corps (Royal Military Police)

Queen’s Commendation for Bravery in the Air (QCBA)

Major John Patrick TYMON, Army Air Corps

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