Bravery awards -IRAQ

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  1. 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
     
  2. Mr Happy

    Mr Happy LE Moderator

    Crikey, that lot will have kept the queen on her feet for a bit..
     
  3. 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