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Sturges, Robert Grice

Date of birth:
July 14th, 1891 (Borough of Wokingham, United Kingdom)
Date of death:
September 12th, 1970 (Exeter, United Kingdom)
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

15 May 1912: Sub-Lt.
19 December 1914: Lt.
30 January 1917: Captain
17 June 1929: Major
1 April 1936: Lt. Col.
3 April 1939: Colonel
4 June 1940: Temp. Brigadier
?: Major Gen
?: Lt. Gen

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Colonel
Unit:
746 Royal Marines, Royal Marines, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
July 5th, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fork
"For good services in a Northern Area."
Mentioned in Dispatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Major-General
Unit:
Force 121, Combined Operations Headquarters, War Office, British Government
Awarded on:
January 7th, 1943
Awarded for:
Operation Ironclad
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant General
Unit:
Royal Marines, Combined Operations Headquarters, War Office, British Government
Awarded on:
January 13th, 1948
Awarded for:
Operation Fork
Sanct Olavs Orden Commander with Star/Grand Officer

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