Cadet Forces L.S.G.C. (G.VI.R.). Mtd as worn.
Robert Charles Mellodew-Marshall was born in Oldham on 14/6/14; he married in Warwick in 1941 and died in Eastbourne in May 1993. He joined the R.N.V.R. (S.C.C.) as Sub-Lt. 15/4/45, Lieut. 27/9/48, Lt-Cdr. 27/9/56; he was still serving in 1965 and is probably entitled to a bar to the medal.
In the 1940s and 1950s he lived in Cheltenham and commanded the Cheltenham Sea Cadet Corps Unit No. 76; he was chief inspector at the engineering firm of Fielding and Platt at Gloucester Docks and was a prominent Mason in Cheltenham and later in Sussex.