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Padre's of the 53rd (London) Medium Regiment RA

Posted by K G Baker on December 15, 2012 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Captain LV Courtney RACD click to see Photo

He joined the regiment on 8th Sept 1939 and came back with them in May 1940.

 

53rd Recipients of the Croix de Guerre Belgium & France

Posted by K G Baker on August 19, 2012 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (6)

           French                                 Belgium

Name: Alder, Stanley Herbert

Rank: Acting Lance Bombardier

Service No: 873669

Regiment: 53 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery

Theatre of Combat or Operation: Foreign to British: Belgium

Award: Croix de Guerre 1940 with Palm

Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 08 December 1945

 

Name: Loydall, Walter James

Rank: Serjeant

Service No: 912031

Regiment: 53 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery

Theatre of Combat or Operation: Foreign to British: Belgium

Award: Croix de Guerre 1940 with Palm

Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 08 December 1945

 

Name: Kirby, Terence Roberts

Rank: Serjeant

Service No: 839754

Regiment: 53 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery

Theatre of Combat or Operation: Foreign to British: Belgium

Award: Croix de Guerre 1940 with Palm

Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 08 December 1945

 

Name: Fawke, George

Rank: Bombardier

Service No: 861031

Regiment: 53 Medium Regiment Royal Artillery

Theatre of Combat or Operation: Foreign to British: France

Award: Croix de Guerre with Bronze Star

 

Name: Davey, John Hector

Rank: Temporary Captain

Service No: 143731

Regiment: 53 Medium Regiment Royal Artillery

Theatre of Combat or Operation: Foreign to British: France

Award: Croix de Guerre with Vermilion Star

53rd MC AND MM Medal Recipients

Posted by K G Baker on July 30, 2011 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Name:  Skelsey, John Walker

Rank: Temporary Major

Service No: 91757

Regiment: 53 Medium Regiment Royal Artillery

Theatre of Combat or Operation: North West Europe 1944-45

Award: Military Cross

 Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 21 December 1944

 


Name Marnham, John Ewart

Rank: Temporary Major

Service No: 85851

Regiment: 53 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery

Theatre of Combat or Operation: North West Europe 1944-45

Award: Military Cross

Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 22 March 1945

 


Name Melrose, William Gordon

Rank: Temporary Captain

Service No: 140744

Regiment: 53 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery

Theatre of Combat or Operation: North West Europe 1944-45

Award: Military Cross

Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 05 April 1945

 

 

Name Cross-Brown, Peter Nicol

Rank: Lieutenant, Temporary Captain

Service No: 130204

Regiment: 53 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery

Theatre of Combat or Operation: North West Europe 1944-45

Award: Military Cross

Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 24 January 1946






 

Name Carter, Charles

Rank: Gunner

Service No: 1149996

Regiment: 53 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery

Theatre of Combat or Operation: North West Europe 1944-45

Award: Military Medal

Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 11 October 1945

 

 


Name Scotford, Leslie William

Rank: Gunner

Service No: 14655043

Regiment: 53 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery

Theatre of Combat or Operation: North West Europe 1944-45

Award: Military Medal

Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 24 January 1946

 



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