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Dempsey, Miles Christopher

Date of birth:
December 15th, 1896 (New Brighton/Wallasey/England, Great-Britain)
Date of death:
June 5th, 1969 (Yattendon/England, Great-Britain)
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Graves Abergavenny Cemetery
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant-Colonel (acting Brigadier)
Unit:
The Royal Berkshire Regiment
Awarded on:
July 11th, 1940
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant-General (acting)
Unit:
The Royal Berkshire Regiment
Awarded on:
October 14th, 1943
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant-General (temporary)
Unit:
The Royal Berkshire Regiment
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1944
Commander of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB/DCB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant-General
Unit:
The Royal Berkshire Regiment
Awarded on:
April 12th, 1945
Legion of Merit - Commander (LoM - C)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant-GeneraL
Unit:
The Royal Berkshire Regiment
Awarded on:
July 5th, 1945
Knights/Dames Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (K/DBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant-General
Unit:
The Royal Berkshire Regiment
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1945
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General
Unit:
The Royal Berkshire Regiment
Awarded on:
January 16th, 1947
Croix de Guerre 1940
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General
Unit:
The Royal Berkshire Regiment
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1947
Grootofficier in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.2)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
January 16th, 1948
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant-general
Unit:
Commander, Second Army, British Army
Awarded on:
1944
Details:
WO 373/186/1051
Commandeur de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Acting Captain
Unit:
1st Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1919
Military Cross (MC)

Sources

  • Photo 1: British Government
  • Photo: British Government Photo
  • - Wikipedia
    - The London Gazette Issue 34893 published on the 9 July 1940
    - The London Gazette Issue 36209 published on the 12 October 1943
    - The London Gazette Issue 36586 published on the 27 June 1944
    - The London Gazette Issue 37027 published on the 10 April 1945
    - The London Gazette Issue 37161 published on the 3 July 1945
    - The London Gazette Issue 37213 published on the 7 August 1945
    - The London Gazette Issue 37853 published on the 14 January 1947
    - Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 37909 published on the 18 March 1947
    - The London Gazette Issue 38178 published on the 13 January 1948

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