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R
Reading,
Arnold Hughes Eagleton
A,H,E, Reading (Photo courtesy of Mr Peter Arnold)

Son of Rev. M.A. Reading, Heilbron, OFS, S. Africa.
Married (1933) Phoebe Ruth Elisabeth Powell (died 2002).
03.04.1896
Heilbron, Orange Free State, South Africa
-
04.01.1975
Sellicks Green, Taunton, Somerset
2nd Lt.
22.08.1914
Lt.
27.03.1915
Capt.
07.05.1918
Maj.
15.06.1932
Lt.Col.
03.04.1939
T/Col.
08.09.1939-25.01.1940
Col. 2nd Comdt.
03.10.1943, seniority 03.04.1942
A/Col.Comdt.
11.02.1942-30.09.1945
Col.Comdt.
01.10.1945
T/Brig.
11.02.1942-(01.1946)
Maj.Gen.
03.01.1946 (retd 24.11.1946)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division) CBE
13.06.1946
HM's birthday 46 [investiture 28.10.1947]
Education: Cranleigh School
22.08.1914


commissioned, Royal Marines
21.11.1922
-
(01.1925)
HMS Emperor of India (battleship)
(05.1926)
 
 
no appointment listed
(07.1927)
-
(02.)1931
Plymouth Division RM
12.05.1931
-
(01.)1932
HMS Renown (battlecruiser) (Atlantic Fleet)
1932
-
(09.1932)
Plymouth Division RM
23.03.1933
-
(07.1934)
HMS Leander (cruiser) (Home Fleet)
?
-
(02.)1935
Plymouth Division RM
(07.1935)
-
(02.)1938
Portsmouth Division RM
(06.1938)
-
(04.)1939
RM Depot, Deal
1939
-
(08.1939)
Chatham Division RM
05.1940
-
03.1942
Commanding Officer, 5th RM Battalion (RM Brigade, later 101st RM Brigade) (Cowshot Camp, Hampshire, then Tenby, South Wales, then Freetown, then Scotland)
(08.1942)
-
(06.)1943
102nd RM Brigade
(08.)1943
-
(06.1944)
RM Office (London)
(07.1945)
-
(04.1946)
Plymouth Division RM
01.10.1945
-
(01.1946)
also: RM ADC to the King
Deputy Lieutenant (DL), Somerset, 1955. Played First Class cricket for the Navy in 1929.
* indexed, but not listed as such
Reynolds,
Michael Boyd
"Mike"
M.B. Reynolds

11.09.1920
-
2004
Argyll, Oban, Scotland
2nd Lt.
01.09.1939
Prob. Lt.
16.02.1941
Lt.
10.11.1941, seniority 16.02.1941
A/Capt.
06.08.1943-15.02.1949
Capt.
16.02.1949 (retd 1960s)
local Maj.
26.09.1952-21.07.1954
A/Maj.
22.07.1954-25.03.1955,
28.04.1961-...
Croix de Guerre (France) CdeG
?
Normandy
(04.1940)


RM course, Portsmouth
(02.1941)


RM Reserve Depot, Exton
(08.1942)
-
(06.1943)
RM Military School
(08.1943)
-
(12.1943)
RM Office
02.03.1944
-
06.06.1944
A Troop Commander, 48 RM Commando (Normandy; seriously wounded at St. Aubin; evacuated)
05.03.1945
-
(07.1945)
HMS Abercrombie (monitor)
(04.1946)


Portsmouth Division RM
13.05.1946
-
(07.1948)
HMS Phoebe (cruiser)
(05.1950)


Royal Marine Forces Volunteer Reserve, London
01.10.1952
-
(05.1953)
HMS Royal Prince (naval base, Germany)
(01.1956)


HMS President *
10.06.1961
-
(07.1961)
Assistant Naval Attaché & Assistant Military Attaché, Rangoon
(02.1963)


HMS President *
* indexed, but not listed as such
Roebuck,
Kenneth
K. Roebuck
?
-

?
T/2nd Lt. 24.03.1944
T/A/Lt. 04.09.1944
T/Lt. 24.09.1944 (reld 12.08.1946)
09.04.1944 - (04.)1946 HMS Copra (Combined Operations accounting base) (for landing craft duty)
       
 
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