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Operational Honours and Awards List: 30 September 2011

30 September  2011

A total of 140 members of the Armed Forces have received honours and awards in the Operational Honours List dated today, 30 September 2011, which recognises service on operations in Afghanistan and national operations for the period 1 October 2010 to 31 March 2011. (Scroll past the remnants of Empire to the heroes who won Military Crosses etc for bravery in the field)


Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Brigadier James Robert CHISWELL, MC, late The Parachute Regiment

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Lieutenant Colonel James Alexander COATES, The Parachute Regiment
Lieutenant Colonel Christopher John GHIKA, Irish Guards
Lieutenant Colonel Adam William Ace GRIFFITHS, MBE, The Royal Regiment of Scotland
Lieutenant Colonel Simon Tony HUTCHINGS, MBE, The Royal Logistic Corps

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Lieutenant Colonel Simon O'HERLIHY, Royal Marines
Lieutenant Commander Gary David James CRIDDLE, Royal Navy
Major Matthew Timothy CANSDALE, The Parachute Regiment
Major Gareth Elwyn John HICKS, The Parachute Regiment
Major Crispin John HUMM, The Parachute Regiment
Major James Alexander HUMPHREYS, The Royal Irish Regiment
Captain Simon James OXLEY, Corps of Royal Engineers
Lieutenant Colonel Nicholas Charles Laybourne PERRY, DSO, The King's Royal Hussars
Acting Sergeant Kaye Gina WILSON, Royal Army Veterinary Corps

Distinguished Service Order (DSO)

Acting Colonel Andrew Sean David HARRISON, MBE, late The Parachute Regiment
Major Ian Alexander Jonathan TURNER, Irish Guards
Lieutenant Colonel Colin Richard James WEIR, MBE, The Royal Irish Regiment

Military Cross (MC)

Major Alistair Scott CARNS, Royal Marines
Marine John Matthew WATSON, Royal Marines
Sergeant Luke Alexander COLE, The Parachute Regiment
Captain Iain Robin CURREN, The Royal Regiment of Scotland
Corporal Johannes Jacobus FOURIE, The Parachute Regiment
Sergeant Glen William John GARDINER, The Parachute Regiment
Acting Captain Luke Arthur James HIGGINSON, The Parachute Regiment
Private Bryan JOHNSON, The Royal Regiment of Scotland
Sergeant Peter KEOGH, The Royal Irish Regiment
Second Lieutenant Paul David MCFARLAND, The Royal Irish Regiment
Acting Corporal Darragh Rory MISKELLA, The Parachute Regiment
Warrant Officer Class Two James Louis PALMER, The Royal Logistic Corps
Private Alfred Owen James POPE, The Parachute Regiment
Lance Corporal Ratu Apenisa QALITAKIVUNA, The Royal Irish Regiment
Major Daniel REEVE, The Rifles
Corporal Martin James WINDMILL, The Parachute Regiment

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Flight Lieutenant Michael ANDERSON, Royal Air Force
Flight Lieutenant Matthew James Patrick SPRINGFORD, Royal Air Force

Air Force Cross (AFC)

Captain Steven John Paul JONES, Army Air Corps
Flight Lieutenant Alexander Marc DUNCAN, DFC, Royal Air Force

Associate Royal Red Cross Medal (ARRC)

Lieutenant Colonel Sharon Ann STEWART, Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, Territorial Army

George Medal (GM)

Private Martin Simon George BELL, The Parachute Regiment, (killed in action)

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