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Mentioned in Despatches

British commanders-in-chief of a theatre of war or campaign were obliged to report their activities and achievements to the War Office in the form of despatches, which were published in The Gazette.
In several occasions also persons were mentioned in these despatches without them having received a decoration for the mentioned action. By adding a specific item to a certified decoration the recipient could show the mentioning.

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NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
O'Sullivan, Patrick   
O'Brien, Joseph Somerton09-04-191207-09-1940 
O'Flaherty, Laurence James   
O'Hare, Patrick John   
O'Neill, Hugh Francis 'Peggy'00-00-1920 more 
O'Shea, John William Robert   
Odd, Ronald William   
Odendaal, I.J.M. 17-08-1944 
Odgers, Sydney Edward  more 
Ogilvie, Patrick Bruce Bine14-01-191011-12-1944 
Ohr, Aime23-04-190913-11-1942 
Oliver, Geoffrey Nigel22-01-189826-05-1980more 
Oliver, George William00-00-1904  
Onslow, Richard George00-00-190416-12-1975 
Orpen, Walter David 22-03-1942 
Orr, Stanley Gordon28-09-191611-08-2003 
Osborne, Gordon   
Outfin, Richard Malherbe00-00-190829-04-1944 
Owen, William Aston   
Owen, William Taylor27-05-190529-07-1942 
Owers, Noel "Jerry"12-04-190700-00-1990 

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