Green Howards Sunday 50 & 25 Year Badge Recipients

July 29, 2017

 

50 Year Badges

 

MR T. MORKILL MBE

Tom Morkill is the son of a former Green Howard officer. He enlisted for National Service, doing basic training at the Richmond depot.  He then went for officer training, returning with Neil McIntosh.  Posted to Hong Kong, his fellow platoon commanders were 2nd Lieutenants Peter Inge and Ian Homersham. He saw little military action in Hong Kong, apart from his platoon quelling a spirited riot on Chinese New Year.  A keen sportsman, he played cricket for the Battalion and won the Combined Services golf tournament.  On leaving the Army he joined the brewing industry as a management trainee. Later, as a director of Bass Charrington, his company sponsored the Tercentenary programmes.  For over