Gerrett, Thomas Desmond

Date of birth:
December 22nd, 1913
Date of death:
October 19th, 2006
Service number:
172281
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Thomas Desmond Gerrett married to Joan Nancy Simmonds in 1942.

Promotions:
?: Staff Sergeant;
February 8th, 1941: 2nd Lieutenant;
?: Lieutenant;
?: Captain;
?: Temporary Major;
?: Temporary Lieutenant Colonel.

Do you have more information about this person? Inform us!

Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Major
Awarded on:
August 24th, 1944
Action:
Received in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy.
Details:
LG 36668/3937, LG 36907/564.
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
Awarded on:
April 19th, 1945
Action:
Received in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy.
Details:
LG 37039/2068.
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Received with "1ST ARMY" gesp.
Africa Star

Sources

  • Photo 1: Judy Whiddett
  • Photo: Judy Whiddett
  • - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 25th March 1941, Issue 35118, dated 28th March 1941
    - Supplement to The London Gazette of 22nd August 1944, Issue 36668, dated 24th August 1944
    - Supplement to The London Gazette of 23rd January 1945, Issue 36907, dated 25th January 1945
    - Second Supplement to The Lodon Gazette of 17th April 1945, Issue 37039, dated 19th April 1945
    - The Extended Craxford Family Genealogy Magazine

Photo