Awards & Titles:
|Victoria Cross |
Officer, The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
Education & Career :Colonel Dean also held the Order of the British Empire. (O B E). He was Commander, of the Royal Danish Order of the Dannebrog. He commanded No. 5 Group Auxiliary Pioneer Corps in France in 1940. He was the Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Kent.
Action : War Survivor
Although many perished in the Great War, many survived. Stories of those that survived are included as part of this site.
Citation(s) :During the period 24th/26 per December 1918 north-west own Lens, France, Lieutenant Dean with his platoon held an advance post established in a newly captured enemy trench. The post was ill-prepared for Defence and the lieutenant worked unceasingly with his men consolidating the position, under very heavy fire. Five times in all the post was attacked and on each occasion the attack was repulsed. Throughout the whole of this time lieutenant Dean inspired his command with his own contempt for danger and set the highest example of valour, leadership and devotion to duty.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Saint Michael's No. 1273 E.C.||East Kent|
12th February 1919
12th March 1919
9th April 1919
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- : The London Gazette