Personal Number: 278656 Rank: Lieutenant Name: John Elwyn RENTON, MC Unit: 6 Grenadier Guards London Gazette : 13 July 1943 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36088/supplement/3151/data.pdf The undermentioned Cadets to be 2nd L ts.: — FOOT GUARDS. Gren. G'ds. 5th June 1943:— John Elwyn RENTON (278656). London Gazette : 29 June 1944 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36586/page/3070/data.pdf The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy: — The Military Cross. Lieutenant John Elwyn Renton (278656), Grenadier Guards (Harrogate, Yorks). London Gazette : 3 May 1946 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37552/supplement/2121/data.pdf FOOT GUARDS. Gren. G'ds. 2nd Lt. J. E. RENTON, M.C. (278656) to be Lt., 4th May 1946.