Distinguished Service MedalThe Distinguished Service Medal was established on 14 October 1914 as a military decoration awarded to personnel of the Royal Navy and members of the other services, and formerly also to personnel of other Commonwealth countries, up to and including the rank of Chief Petty Officer, for bravery and resourcefulness on active service at sea.

The award of this medal permits the usage of a post-nominal DSM.

The following members of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service have been awarded the Distinguished Service Medal.

Distinguished Service Medal

Distinguished Service MedalThe Distinguished Service Medal was established on 14 October 1914 as a military decoration awarded to personnel of the Royal Navy and members of the other services, and formerly also to personnel of other Commonwealth countries, up to and including the rank of Chief Petty Officer, for bravery and resourcefulness on active service at sea.

The award of this medal permits the usage of a post-nominal DSM.

The following members of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service have been awarded the Distinguished Service Medal

 

 

 

 

1917 Chief Engineer Officer Frederick Livingstone ANGUS, R.F.A. for service in the Nigerian Marine Contingent
1942 - Boatswain Dennis VANCE, R.F.A.
1942 - Boatswain John Robert Andrew WHITE, R.F.A.
1942 - Pumpman Kenneth RICHARDSON, R.F.A.
1943 - Boatswain James LAWSON, R.F.A.
1943 - Donkeyman Harry MORAN, R.F.A.
1943 - Signalman Carmelo GATT, R.F.A.
1943 - Donkeyman Alexander MILNE, R.F.A.
1943 - Carpenter Donald McLEAN, R.F.A.
1943 - Boatswain David THOMPSON, R.F.A.

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