The Distinguished Service Cross was founded in January 1918.

 

DSO = Distinguished Service Order

MBE = Member of the British Empire

MC = Military Cross

PH = Purple Heart

POW = Prisoner of War

 

1st Airborne Division

 

Name

Unit

Remarks

Maj Charles Anthony Howell Bruce Blake

1st Airlanding Brigade HQ

-

Maj Charles Breese

1st Border

Evacuated

Maj George Francis de Gex

Light Regiment

-

Brig Gerald Lathbury DSO, MBE

1st Para Brigade HQ

Wounded, POW, Escaped

Lt-Col Robert Loder-Symonds DSO, MC

HQ Royal Artillery

Evacuated

Cpl Douglas McGrath

2nd South Staffords

Evacuated

Capt Eric Mackay

1st Para Squadron

POW, Escaped, MBE

L/Cpl Francis Mann

Reconnaissance Squadron

-

L/Cpl Robert Pearce

2nd Battalion

-

Lt Harvey Todd

Jeburgh Team Claude

Wounded, POW, Escaped, PH

Lt Philip Hart Turner

2nd South Staffords

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