Bravery awards -IRAQ

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hope this is of interest - from House Of Commons Hansard 2-April- 08

the first figure under each section is Gallantry Awards, the second is Meritorious service and the third is total awards:

Iraq: Peacekeeping Operations
Nick Harvey: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many awards for (a) bravery and (b) distinguished service were issued to personnel who had served in Iraq in each year since 2003, broken down by (i) service, (ii) rank and (iii) regiment. [195380]

Mr. Bob Ainsworth: It has not been possible to collate the necessary information in the format requested within the required timescale. I can however provide aggregate figures as follows:

Service Gallantry Meritorious service Total
Royal Navy/Royal Marines
32
77
109

Army
328
310
638

Royal Air Force
43
70
113

Royal Fleet Auxiliary
—
5
5

Total
403
462
865


2 Apr 2008 : Column 947W


The Army figures can be further broken out into regiment follows:


2 Apr 2008 : Column 948W
Regt/Corps Gallantry Meritorious service Total
Household Cavalry Regiment
7
—
7

1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards
6
6
12

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
2
2
4

The Royal Dragoon Guards
—
1
1

The Queen's Royal Hussars
4
2
6

9th/12th Royal Lancers
—
1
1

The King's Royal Hussars
3
3
6

The Light Dragoons
—
4
4

The Queen's Royal Lancers
4
5
9

Royal Tank Regiment
1
4
5

The Queens Own Yeomanry
—
2
2

Royal Artillery
14
27
41

Royal Engineers
20
40
60

Royal Corps of Signals
2
15
17

Grenadier Guards
2
—
2

Coldstream Guards
2
2
4

Scots Guards
3
3
6

Irish Guards
7
3
10

Welsh Guards
3
5
8

Royal Regiment of Scotland
34
14
48

Princess of Wales' s Royal Regiment
43
4
47

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
7
5
12

Royal Anglian Regiment
9
4
13

The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment
15
12
27

The Yorkshire Regiment
4
10
14

The Mercian Regiment
6
6
12

The Royal Welsh
19
4
23

The Rifles
35
10
45

The Royal Irish Regiment
5
5
10

The Parachute Regiment
29
10
39

The London Regiment
1
—
1

The Royal Gurkha Rifles
—
1
1

Queen's Gurkha Engineers
—
1
1

Royal Army Chaplains Department
—
1
1

Army Air Corps
5
2
7

The Royal Logistic Corps
16
41
57

Royal Army Medical Corps
6
16
22

Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
12
12
24

Adjutant General's Corps
2
13
15

Small Arms School Corps
—
1
1

Intelligence Corps
—
9
9

Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps
—
4
4

Total
328
310
638



I will write to the hon. Member with more detailed information when this has been collated
 
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The Royal Logistic Corps

57

The Parachute Regiment

39


I always knew the loggies were tougher than the Para's !

but the "hardest" are the

Royal Engineers

60
 

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