Local Kent Medal Winners after Dunkirk, WW2

Medal Winners - OBE -, dated 9th July 1940


The London Gazette featured lists of officers and men who received awards for their bravery and service to the country during World War 2.  This list appeared in the 19th July 1940 edition of the Bromley & Districts Times newspaper after the battle of Dunkirk,  taking the names of several officer and men of the Kent regiments – The Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment and The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment).

Awards given included the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Distinguished Service Order, Military Cross, Distinguished Conduct  Medal and Military Medal.

You can read the full list as it appeared in the London Gazette here >


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