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London Gazette editions 30460-30755 (January-June 1918)

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1918

 

30460 - 4 JANUARY 1918

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

St. James's Palace, S.W., 1st January, 1918.

 

(included in general lists)

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, for services in connection with the War:

 

To be Knights Commanders of the said Most Excellent Order:

Frederick Ness Henderson, Esq. Member of the Admiralty Shipbuilding Council.

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Stevenson Home, K.C., R.E. Director of Materials and Priority, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

Harry Livesey, Esq. Director of Navy Contracts, Admiralty; formerly Deputy Director of Inland Water Transport and Docks, War Office.

Herbert Babington Rowell, Esq. Member of the Admiralty Shipbuilding Council

William Rowan Thomson, Esq. Director of Auxiliary Ships' Engines, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

 

To be Commanders of the said Most Excellent Order:

John Apsey, Esq. Manager, Constructive Department, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

George Henry Ashdown, Esq. I.S.O. Deputy Director of Stores, Admiralty.

Hereward Kenius Brackenbury, Esq. Manager of Torpedo Shops, Messrs. Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Company, Ltd.

Captain The Honourable Charles Joseph Thaddeus Dormer, R.N. Chairman of the Admiralty Licensing Sub-Committee, War Trade Department.

William James Evans, Esq. Principal Clerk, Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

George Herbert Fowler, Esq. Hydrographic Department, Admiralty.

Captain George Charles Frederick, R.N. Shipping Intelligence Officer, Liverpool.

Mager Frederic Gauntlett, Esq., C.I.E. Late Secretary, Shipyard Labour Department, Admiralty

Arthur Henry Hall, Esq. Director of Torpedoes and Mines Production, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

Rear-Admiral Edward Fitzmaurice Inglefield, R.N. Secretary of Lloyd's Register of Shipping.

Lieutenant-Commander Basil Oliver Jenkins, R.N.V.R. Member in charge of Aviation, British War Mission, United States of America.

James Marr, Esq., J.P. Member of the Admiralty Shipbuilding Council.

Wing-Captain Edward Alexander Dimsdale Masterman, R.N.A.S.

Conrad James Naef, Esq. Deputy Accountant-General of the Navy.

Henry Pledge, Esq. Assistant Director of Naval Construction, Admiralty.

William Jackson Pope, Esq., F.R.S. Professor of Chemistry, University of Cambridge; Member of Panel of Board of Invention and Research, Admiralty.

Archibald John Campbell Ross, Esq. Member of.the Admiralty Shipbuilding Council

Edward Russell Clarke, Esq., M.B.E. Expert Adviser to the Naval Staff on Wireless Telegraphy.

William Samuel Sarel, Esq. Assistant Accountant-General of the Navy

Arthur William Smallwood, Esq. Assistant Director of Contracts, Admiralty.

Frederick Smith, Esq. Assistant Director of Materials and Priority, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

John William Stone, Esq. Surveyor of Lands, Director of Works Department, Admiralty

Harry James Webb, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors; Chief Constructor and Superintendent, Dockyard Branch, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

 

To be Officers of the said Most Excellent Order:

Harry Allden, Esq. Officer-in-Charge, Royal Naval Gun Factory, West Houghton.

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Maxwell Hendry Anderson, R.N. Trade Division of the Naval Staff.

Thomas George Anderson, Esq. Superintending Clerk, Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty.

Amos Lowrey Ayre, Esq. District Director of Shipyard Labour (Glasgow), Admiralty Shipyard Labour Department.

Ernest Augustus William Barnard, Esq. Superintending Civil Engineer, Director of Works Department, Admiralty.

James Sidney Barnes, Esq. Acting Principal Clerk, Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

Commander Frederick Mortimer Barwick, R.N. Portmaster and Marine Superintendent, Great Central Railway.

Geoffrey Thomas Bennett, Esq., F.R.S. Fellow and Mathematical Lecturer, Emmanuel College, Cambridge; Scientific Assistant, Compass Department, Admiralty.

Henry Bucknall Betterton, Esq. Liaison Officer between the War Trade Intelligence Department and the Admiralty, War Office and Ministry of Munitions.

Lieutenant (Acting Lieutenant-Commander) David Blair, R.N.R.

William Bonney, Esq. Naval Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Sydney Edward Boyland, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Flight Commander (Acting Wing Commander) Frank Arthur Brock, R.N.A.S.

Squadron-Commander Henry Richard Busteed, R.N.A.S.

Charles Matthewes Bruce, Esq. Acting Assistant Accountant-General of the Navy.

Frederick Bryant, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Percy Pyne Caldecott-Smith, Esq., F.S.I. Chief Surveyor, Director of Works Department, Admiralty.

Squadron-Commander Robert Arthur Chalmers, R.N.A.S.

John Alfred Cuthbert Champion, Esq. Civil Assistant to Controller, Admiralty.

John Courtenay Clarke, Esq. Acting Assistant Director of Contracts, Admiralty.

William George Cole, Esq. Chief Constructor, H.M. Dockyard, Sheerness.

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) John Alsager Collett, R.N.

Captain Reginald Blayney Colmore, R.N. Captain Superintendent of the Training Ship "Exmouth."

Arthur Douglas Constable, Esq. Superintending Electrical Engineers' Department, Admiralty.

Ernest Samuel Croft, Esq. Acting Assistant Accountant-General of the Navy

James William Henry Culling, Esq. Assistant Director of Victualling, Admiralty.

Paymaster-in-Chief Henry Ashley Travers Cummins, R.N

Commander Andrew William Davies, R.N. Chief Naval Censor, Press Bureau.

Lieutenant Albert Edward Dawson, R.N.V.R. Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty

Commander Alexander Guthrie Denniston, R.N.V.R. Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander Leslie Wynn Edmunds, R.N.V.R.

Thomas Elvy Elvy, Esq. Engineering Assistant to Director of Dockyards and Repairs, Admiralty.

Commander Edward Lindsay Ashley Foakes, R.N. Naval Assistant to Director of Army Postal Services, and Nautical Adviser to the Post Office.

Cecil Lewis Fortescue, Esq. Professor of Physics, R.N. College, Greenwich.

Robert Francis Franklin, Esq. Secretary to the Admiral Superintendent, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport

Mark Edwin Pescott Frost, Esq., I.S.O. Secretary to the Admiral Superintendent, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Lieutenant-Commander Eric Worsley Gandy, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant (Acting Commander) John, William Frederick Garvey, R.N.V.R.

Joseph Hamilton Gibson, Esq. Manager of Engineering Department, Messrs. Cammell, Laird & Company, Ltd.; Member of Committee of the Board of Inventions and Research, Admiralty.

William John Gick, Esq. Naval Store Officer, Grand Fleet.

John Gledhill, Esq. Naval Ordnance Store Officer, Crombie.

Captain John Irvine Graham, R.N. Inspector General of Customs Waterguard.

Lieutenant William Grant, R.N.V.R. Fishery Captain, Grimsby.

Commander Philip Herbert, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant John Hodgens, R.N.V.R.

John Alexander Hodgson, Esq. Late Chief Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Sheerness.

Commander Gerard Robert Addison Holmes, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Cuthbert Irwin, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant (Acting Lieutenant-Commander) Theodore Warren Jones, R.N.V.R.

Commander Hubert Wynn Kenrick, R.D., R.N.R. Shipping Intelligence Officer, London.

Arthur Ernest Kimpton, Esq. Secretary to the Admiral Superintendent, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

Arthur Ernest Kirkus, Esq. Statistical Department, Admiralty.

James Brown Lindsay, Esq. Cashier. H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

Staff Paymaster James Scott Little, R.N.R.

Major Edward James Lugard, D.S.O. Naval Intelligence Division.

James McCaffery, Esq. Superintending Electrical Engineer's Department, Admiralty.

William McClelland, Esq. Electrical Engineering Assistant to Director of Dockyards and Repairs, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander William Holdsworth McConnel, R.N.V.R. Department of the Director of Torpedoes and Mining, Admiralty.

Wilfrid Medd, Esq. Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

David Taylor Monteith, Esq. Deputy Director of Naval Sea Transport Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

Henry Morris, Esq. Superintendent of, Royal Clarence Yard, Gosport.

Leonard Newitt, Esq. Electrical Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

Francis George Nutt, Esq. Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

Wing-Commander Alec Ogilvie, R.N.A.S. Head of Aeroplane Design Section, Air Board Technical Department.

John William Lambton Oliver, Esq. Naval Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

Lieutenant-Commander Henry Edward Clarence Paget, R.N.V.R.

Philip Palmer, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Harry Edgar Parlett, Esq. Assistant Director of Ship Repairs, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

Ernest Alfred John Pearce, Esq. Assistant Director of Warship Production, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

Commander Claud Pearce-Serocold, R.N.V.R. Naval Intelligence Division.

William Gordon Perrin, Esq. Secretary to the Fifth Sea Lord, Admiralty.

William Pettifor, Esq. Secretary to the Deputy Controller for Armament Production, Admiralty.

Engineer-Commander Arthur Edward Philip, R.N.R. Senior Chief Engineer, Canadian Pacific Ocean Services.

Squadron-Commander Charles Frederick Pollock, R.N.A.S.

Edward Joseph Rabbit, Esq. Naval Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Rosyth.

Lieutenant-Commander James Randall, R.N.V.R. Naval Intelligence Division

Henry Stephenson Ratcliffe, Esq. Director of Trade Negotiations, Shipyard Labour Department, Admiralty.

Lieutenant Maurice Ambrose Regan, R.N.V.R. Naval Transport Officer, Hull; formerly Representative of Messrs. W. Mathwin and Son, Admiralty Coaling Agents at Hull.

Commander Thomas Henry Roberts-Wray, R.N.V.R. Executive Officer, R.N. Depot, Crystal Palace.

John Ryan, Esq. Assistant Inspector of Dockyard Expense Accounts, Admiralty.

Fleet-Paymaster Edward Haweis Shearme, R.N. Assistant Chief Censor, Admiralty.

William Alfred Thomas Shorto, Esq. Secretary, Auxiliary Shipbuilding Department, Admiralty.

George Henry Cheverton Smith, Esq. Secretary and Cashier, H.M. Dockyard, Pembroke Dock.

Charles Joseph Southgate, Esq. Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

James Stewart, Esq. Works Manager, The Caton Engineering Company's Torpedo Factory.

Commander Thomas Willing Stirling, R.N. Operations Division, Admiralty.

Major Harry Vane Stow, V.D. Secretary of the "Newspapers for the Fleet" Committee, London Chamber of Commerce.

George Edward Suter, Esq., M.V.O. Manager, Constructive Department, H.M. Dockyard, Rosyth.

Captain Thomas McComb Taylor, R.N.R. Master, Pacific Steam Navigation Company.

William Thomas Thomson, Esq. Manager, Royal Naval Cordite Factory, Holton Heath.

George Harry Male Trew, Esq. Acting Superintending Civil Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Invergordon.

Hugh Harman Underhill, Esq. Assistant Superintendent of Charts, Hydrographic Department. Admiralty.

Edgar Charles Watts, Esq. Naval Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

Commander Edmund Wildy, V.D., R.N.V.R. Drafting Commander, R.N. Depot, Crystal Palace.

Lieutenant Norman Wilkinson, R.N.V.R., R.I. (sic)

Major Ronald Frederick Williams. Assistant Director, Shipyard Labour Department, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander Harry Egerton Wimperis, R.N.V.R.

INDIA.

Arthur Alexander Carnegie, Esq., Commander of the Cable Steamer "Patrick Stewart."

 

To be Members of the said Most Excellent Order:

George Macdonald Allan, Esq. Naval Sea Transport Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

Stanley Back, Esq. R.N. Ordnance Store.Depot, Portsmouth

Joseph Alfred William Ballard, Esq. Torpedo Store.Department, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Barwell Barrington, R.N.V.R. Design Section, Air Board, Technical Department.

James Stuart Beddoe, Esq. Department of Director of Dockyards and Repairs, Admiralty

Mrs. Nesta Blennerhassett. Lord Dunraven's Hospital Ship "Grianaig"

Samuel Bunton, Esq., J.P. Technical Officer to Shipyard Labour Department, Admiralty.

Mrs. Clementina Henrietta Campbell. Trade Division of the Naval Staff, Admiralty.

Thomas William Carroll, Esq. Constructive Department, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Alfred William Ayers Cluett, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Ernest Frederick Coast, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Edward Cock, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Arthur Henry Coombe, Esq. Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

Clarence George Copus, Esq. Head of the Oiler Section, Ministry of Shipping.

George Charles Cusens, Esq. Torpedo Store Department, Admiralty.

George Day, Esq. Naval Store Department, Admiralty.

William Donald, Esq. Assistant Manager for Submarines, Messrs. Vickers, Ltd.

Miss Eveline Georgina Fowler. Founder and Manager of the Gunton Cottage Hospital for Naval Cases, Lowestoft.

Stanley Vernon Goodall, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Percy Goodyear, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

George Gordon, Esq. Expense Accounts Department, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

Robert Gordon, Esq. Mobilization Division, Admiralty Naval Staff.

Allan Wilson Grundy, Esq. Naval Store Department, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Frederick Weston Hadden, Esq. Private Secretary to the Financial Secretary of the Admiralty.

Bernard Parker Haigh, Esq., D.Sc. Instructor in Applied Mechanics, Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

Thomas Shirley Hawkins, Esq. Director of Works Department, Admiralty.

John Tordiffe Hewetson, Esq. Late Deputy Cashier in Charge, R.N, Torpedo Factory, Greenock.

Henry George Hibberd, Esq. Ordnance Store Department, Admiralty.

Mrs. Annie Gertrude Holmes. Organiser of Naval Hospital, Hull.

Thomas Briggs Hunter, Esq. Civil Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Rosyth.

Lieutenant-Commander Charles Frewen Jenkin, R.N.V.R. Air Board Technical Department.

Commander. Edwin William Harvey, R.N.R. Dock Master, Southampton, London and South-Western Railway.

John Torcliffe Hewetson, Esq. Late Deputy Cashier in Charge, R.N, Torpedo Factory, Greenock.

Mrs. Annie Gertrude Holmes, Organiser of Naval Hospital, Hull.

Lieutenant George Legh-Jones. Naval Sea Transport Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

Charles Swift Lillicrap, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

William Ewart Llewellyn, Esq. Superintendent of Chart Issues, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty.

George Frank Mackrow, Esq. Inside Manager, Warship Work, Messrs. R. & W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Company.

John Moore Mallett, Esq. Personal Assistant to the Director of Works, Admiralty.

Frederick Mallinson, Esq. Commissioned Auxiliary Fleet Section, Ministry of Shipping.

William Thomas Mason, Esq. Constructive Department, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

George William Richardson McCammon, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Gerald Bernard McCormick, Esq. R.N. Ordnance Store Department, Chatham.

Donald McBrayne McLachlan, Esq. Outdoor Hull Manager of Submarine Department, Messrs. Beardmore & Company.

Walter Alfred Medorow, Esq. Air Department, Admiralty.

Miss Edith Minna Metcalfe. Honorary Secretary, Soldiers' and Sailors' Families' Association, Naval Branch, Chatham.

William Nelson, Esq. Technical Adviser to Shipyard Labour Department, Admiralty.

James Northam, Esq. Admiralty. Harry Augustus Nott, Esq. Electrical Department, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

James Thomas Ottewill, Esq. Warship Manager in Shipbuilding Department, Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Ltd.

Richard Gall Peirce, Esq. Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

James Falkner Phillips, Esq. Civil Assistant, Board of Invention and Research, Admiralty.

Mrs. Amy Pomeroy. For executing a task requiring exceptional courage and self-sacrifice (probably not naval, but worthy of note)

Henry James Quick, Esq. Electrical Department, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

George Daniel Read, Esq. Officer in Charge of Admiralty Works, Ipswich, Shotley and Yarmouth Districts.

Mrs. Annie Bradley Readman. Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

George William Saunders, Esq. Ships Requisitioning Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

Hubert Arthur Secretan, Esq., Naval Sea Transport Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

George Greig Sinclair, Esq. Acting Civil Engineer, in charge of Works, R.N.A.S., Central Depot, Cranwell.

Wilfrid Guy Spear, Esq. Private Secretary to the Accountant-General of the Navy.

Louis Donald Stansfield, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

John Storey, Esq., F.R.A.S. First Assistant Astronomer, Royal Observatory, Scotland; now serving in the Department of the Director of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty.

Percy Duncan Sykes, Esq. Contract Department, Admiralty.

Edward John Tozer, Esq. Chief Registrar, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

Albert William Viney, Esq. Shop Manager, Royal Naval Torpedo Factory, Greenock.

John Drummond Walker, Esq. Naval Sea Transport Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

John Frederick Walker, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

William George Watson, Esq. Constructive Department, Pembroke Dock.

Herbert Stephen Webb, Esq. Naval Store Department, Admiralty.

John Lowe Westland, Esq. Surveyor, Director of Works Department,, Admiralty.

Jesse Obadiah White, Esq. Constructive Department, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

Christopher Henry George Wilkinson, Esq. Naval Store Department, Admiralty

Ernest Graham Williams, Esq. Naval Sea Transport Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

Walter John Wotton, Esq. Electrical Department, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

INDIA

Frank Henry Jones, Esq., First Engineer of the Cable Steamer "Patrick Stewart."

 

 


 

 

30464 - 4 JANUARY 1918

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

St. James's Palace, 1st January, 1918.

 

The KING (is) pleased to confer the Medal of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire upon the undermentioned persons for services in connection with the War, in which great courage or self-sacrifice has been displayed. Further lists of awards of the Medal for War Services will be issued later:

 

Andrewartha, John, Fitter, Devonport Dockyard. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a submarine.

Armes, Charles, Cable Foreman, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Attrill, Jesse, Boatswain. For coolness and resource in averting a serious accident to one of H.M. Ships.

Barber, John Thomas, Carpenter, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Beer, John Finnis, Cable Hand. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Black, Sydney Rome, Assistant Draughtsman. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a submarine.

Booker, Francis, Leading Man, Works Department, Portsmouth Dockyard. For perseverance in carrying out certain difficult works in the face of grave risks due to bad weather.

Campbell, George Patrick, Carpenter, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft, in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Cosby, Thomas, Fitter, Devonport Dockyard. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a new submarine.

Cox, Mabel Rosa, Chargewoman, Royal Naval Cordite Factory. For devotion to duty and great presence of mind in averting an explosion when in charge of a guncotton press.

Davies, James Henry, Skilled Workman, G.P.O. Showed habitual courage in carrying out repairs to submarine cables in difficult and dangerous waters.

Davies, Robert John, Electrical Fitter, Devonport Dockyard. For courage and self-sacrifice on the occasion of an explosion on a submarine boat, on which he was at work.

Downie, James, Engine Fitter. For courage and prompt action in helping to extinguish fires which had broken out in the stokeholds of two patrol vessels fitting out.

Etheridge, Henry, Skilled Workman, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Godfrey, Robert William, Diver, Admiralty Salvage Section. For courage and devotion to duty in Gallipoli, diving on many occasions when the beaches were being shelled.

Heather, William, Cable Foreman, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Hicks, William Charles, Skilled Workman, G.P.O. Has rendered valuable service since the beginning of the war. Has remained at his post absolutely alone day and night, in spite of danger from submarine or other attacks

Hobbs, George William, Boatswain, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Hobbs, Thomas William, Chargeman of Engine Fitters, Devonport Dockyard. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a new submarine.

Ivin, Horace, Skilled Workman, G.P.O. Has done valuable service under dangerous conditions, repairing submarine cables carrying naval and military wires.

Kirby, James, Ship Fitter, Portsmouth Dockyard. For self-sacrifice in helping to extricate an injured fellow-workman from a place of danger, though he himself was dangerously injured.

Lake, Robert, Fitter and Outside Erector. For courage on board a submarine in dangerous circumstances.

Lambert, Charles Henry, Master Mariner, Examination Service and Rescue Tugs, Dover Dockyard. For courage and skill displayed in towing cargo and other ships out of a minefield after they had been mined.

Lewes, John James, Skilled Labourer, Works Department, Portsmouth Dockyard. For great skill and daring in the performance of difficult and dangerous work in connection with certain works at Portsmouth.

Lewis, Frederick John, Leading Man (Diver), Chatham Dockyard. For courage, skill and resource exhibited in a marked degree.

Lockwood, Robert Andrew, Skilled Workman, G.P.O. Has done exceptional service during rough weather in effecting repairs to submarine cables carrying naval and military wires.

Mason, Mollie Josephine, Munition Worker, Chatham Dockyard. For courage and presence of mind in averting panic among women workers who were occupants of an overturned railway carriage.

Nadin, Thomas, Engineer of Yard Craft. Sheerness Dockyard. For courage, self-sacrifice and exceptional skill in the salvage of a merchant ship in a minefield.

Owen, Edward Henry Lewis, Cable Hand, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Parker, Charles, Skilled Labourer, Devonport Dockyard. For self-sacrifice and distinguished conduct whilst engaged on salvage operations.

Percy, Robert Charles, Acting Inspector of Shipwrights (formerly Chargeman), Northern Base. For devotion to duty in effecting repairs under dangerous conditions.

Plummer, Walter, (Skilled Labourer, Portsmouth Dockyard. For courage and perseverance in the performance of his duties during an explosion.

Poole, John Thomas, Master of Yard Craft, Chatham Dockyard. For perseverance.and conspicuous skill under conditions of extreme difficulty and danger.

Porter, Henry William John, Skilled Workman, G.P.O. Showed courage and devotion to duty during repeated air-raids. On one occasion he set to work on the restoration of naval circuits while explosions were taking place fifty yards away.

Rae, Robert, Coastwatcher, Machrihanish, Kintyre. For rendering valuable assistance to one of H.M. Ships under conditions of great difficulty.

Renfrew, Donald, Chief Draughtsman, Kelvin, Bottomley & Baird, Ltd. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a submarine.

Ryan, John, Mate of Yard draft, Haulbowline Dockyard. For his splendid example of pluck and discipline during, salvage operations.

Sanders, Richard, Engine Fitter, Devonport Dockyard. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a new submarine.

Short, Leonard, Engine Fitter, Portsmouth Dockyard. For courage and self-sacrifice during salvage operations.

Smith, Thomas William Fletcher, Tug Master, Dover Dockyard. For courage, initiative and perseverance on salvage operations.

Stammers, Sidney Arthur, Cable Hand, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters

Stocks, George William, Leading Cable Hand. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Stone, George Robert, Master of Yard Craft, Sheerness Dockyard. For courage, self-sacrifice and exceptional skill in the salvage of a merchant ship in a minefield.

Symons, Walter William James, Shipwright Apprentice. For courage and presence of mind in the rescue of a fellow-workman from drowning.

Tabb, Samuel William, Acting Mate of Yard Craft, Devonport Dockyard. For courage and skill in handling his tug in assisting to rescue a torpedoed merchant ship from a dangerous position in heavy weather.

Tansom, Alfred, Chargeman of Riggers, Portsmouth Dockyard. For courage and coolness in urgent salvage operations.

Trebble, Walter, Skilled Labourer, Works Dept., Portsmouth Dockyard. For great skill and daring in the performance of difficult and dangerous work in connection with certain works at Portsmouth.

Trotman, William, Engine Fitter, Devonport Dockyard. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a new submarine.

Trout, Ella. While fishing, accompanied only by a boy of ten, she saw that a steamer had been torpedoed and was sinking. Though fully realising the danger she ran from enemy submarines, she pulled rapidly to the wreck, and succeeded in rescuing a drowning sailor.

Wyatt, William, Skilled Labourer (Stoker), Sheerness Dockyard. For his self-sacrifice and devotion to duty in a time of danger.

 

 


 

 

30466 - 8 JANUARY 1918

 

War Office, 9th January, 1918.

 

With reference to the awards conferred as announced in the London Gazette, dated 26th Sept., 1917, the following are the statements of service for which the decorations were conferred (included in Army lists):

 

Awarded the Military Cross

 

T./Sub-Lt. Arthur Bruce Geden, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a raid. He led his platoon with great gallantry, being the first to enter the hostile trench, where he shot two of the enemy who resisted. Although wounded he remained until he was satisfied that the flank was secure.

 

T./Lt. Sydney Herbert Wood, R.M. Arty. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in charge of a forward observation post. He established communication where others had failed, and pushed forward to a very advanced position, where he was severely wounded in two places. In spite of this, he remained at his post and continued to superintend the mending of broken wires under heavy shell fire throughout the night. He then brought his party together to the gun position, having set a splendid example of endurance and gallantry.

 

 


 

 

30472 - 11 JANUARY 1918

 

Whitehall, 10th January, 1918.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to award the Imperial Service Medal to the following retired members of His Majesty's Civil Service in recognition of long and meritorious service:

 

HOME CIVIL SERVICE.

(including)

Bond, Owen Sylvester, Shipwright, Portsmouth Dockyard.

Burden, Alma Ephraim Austin, Second Class Draughtsman (Overseer), Portsmouth Dockyard.

Butler, John, Leading Man of Wharf, Royal Clarence Yard, Gosport.

Brown, Duncan Urquhart, First Engineer (Yardcraft), Portsmouth Dockyard.

Cooper, Thomas John, Patternmaker, Chatham Dockyard.

Davey, Stephen Richard, Shipwright, Devonport Dockyard.

Gatt, Giovanni, Foreman of Stores, Naval Store Department, Admiralty.

Heard, James, Shipwright, Chatham Dockyard.

Hill, Charles Samuel, Mate in charge of War Department Vessels, War Office.

Jones, Robert, Shipwright, Pembroke Dockyard.

Lake, Edwin James, Skilled Labourer, Portsmouth Dockyard.

Low, Andrew, Inspector of Storehousemen, Chatham Dockyard.

Mash, William, Rigger (Chargeman), Sheerness Dockyard.

Newburn, William, Shipwright, Chatham Dockyard.

Noot, William, Shipwright, Pembroke Dockyard.

Penrose, Charles Henry, Ship Fitter, Devonport Dockyard.

Richards, Arthur James, Fitter, Chatham Dockyard.

Smith. George Henry, Shipwright, Devonport Dockyard.

Stewart, William, Skilled Labourer, Devonport Dockyard.

Tillett, Robert, Shipwright, Portsmouth Dockyard.

Tozer, John Thomas, Skilled Labourer, Devonport Dockyard.

Wickenden, Joseph William, Skilled Labourer, Sheerness Dockyard.

Williams, Edwin, Ship Fitter, Chargeman, Devonport Dockyard.

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Board of Trade, Whitehall Gardens, 11th January, 1918.

 

The KING (is) pleased to confer the Decoration of the Albert Medal upon Private Samuel Arnold Bodsworth, Royal Army Medical Corps. The following is an account of the services in respect of which the Decoration has been conferred:

 

On the 10th April, 1917, His Majesty's Hospital Ship "Salta" was sunk in Havre Roads. His Majesty's Ship "Druid" proceeded to render assistance and got alongside a swamped boat of the "Salta." All the occupants of the boat were rescued except a Hospital Sister and Private Bodsworth. The former was so exhausted that she was unable to hold the ropes thrown to her, and eventually became unconscious. Although he might have been rescued, Private Bodsworth persisted in remaining in the boat with the Sister, and, after she had fallen overboard and been hauled back again, he finally succeeded in placing a line round her body, by means of which she was hauled on board the "Druid." Very considerable risk was incurred by Private Bodsworth in rendering the service on account of the rough sea which prevailed at the time.

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Admiralty, 7th January, 1918.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to confer the Royal Naval Reserve Officers' Decoration upon the following; Officers:

Commander Charles A. Lee, R.N.R. (retired).

Commander Sydney R. M. Tyrer, R.N.R.

Lieut.-Commander Frederick C. Cross, R.N.R.

Lieut.-Commander Edward S. Carver, R.N.R.

Paymaster Reginald S. Back, R.N.R.

Paymaster Bertram H. Ridler, R.N.R.

  

 


 

 

30476 - 11 JANUARY 1918

 

War Office, 14th January, 1918.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Military Medal for bravery in the Field to the undermentioned Non-Commissioned Officers and Men (including):

Clyde Z/1353 A./B. H. S. Allan, R.N.V.R. (Glasgow).

Tyne Z/657 P./O. T. Watson, R.N.V.R. (Smalwell).

  

 


 

 

30482 - 15 JANUARY 1918

 

War Office, 18th January, 1918.

 

(included in Army lists)

 

His Majesty the KING has been pleased to confer the undermentioned rewards for gallantry and distinguished service in the Field. The acts of gallantry for which the decorations have been awarded will be announced in the London Gazette as early as practicable:

 

Awarded a Second Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.

T./Lt.-Comdr. (A./Comdr.) Arthur Holland Asquith, D.S.O., R.N.V.R. (D.S.O. gazetted 17th April, 1917.) (1st Bar gazetted 18th July, 1917.)

 

Awarded a Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.

T./Surg. William James McCracken, D.S.O., M.C., M.B., R.N. (D.S.O. gazetted 18th July, 1917.)

 

Awarded a Second Bar to the Military Cross.

Sub-Lt. (A./Lt.) Walter Kilroy Harris, M.C, R.N.V.R. (M.C. gazetted 26th January, 1917.) (1st Bar gazetted. 18th July 1917.)

 

Awarded a Bar to the Military Cross.

T./Surg. James Ness McBean Ross, M.C., M.D., R.N., attd. R.M. (M.C. gazetted 18th July, 1917.)

 

Awarded the Military Cross.

T./Lt. Warren Barclay, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub-Lt. John Cyril Bartholomew, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub-Lt. Joe Willie Brearley, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub-Lt. William Herbert Clarkson, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub-Lt. Edgar Archibald Elson, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub-Lt. Kenneth Ian Macdonald Fegan, R.N.V.R.

T./Lt. Geoffrey Ramsay Goldingham, R.M.L.I., attd. M.G.C.

T./Sub-Lt. Arthur Morson Perry, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub-Lt. Norman Roberts, R.N.V.R.

T./Capt. Henry Bernard van Praagh, R.M.L.I.

T./Sub-Lt. William Wellwood, R.N.V.R.

T./Lt. Thomas Westby, R.M.L.I., attd. M.G. Corps.

T./2nd Lt. William Corbett Williamson, R.M.L.I.

 

 


 

 

30484 - 18 JANUARY 1918

 

Chancery of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George.

Downing Street, 12th January, 1918.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give directions for the following appointment to the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George:

 

To be an Additional Member of the Second Class, or Knights Commanders, of the said Most Distinguished Order:

 

Rear-Admiral (Acting Vice-Admiral) Sir Henry Francis Oliver, K.C.B., M.V.O., in recognition of the very valuable services he has rendered as Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff during the war.

 

 


 

 

30488 - 22 JANUARY 1918

 

Board of Trade, Whitehall Gardens, 21st January, 1918.

 

The KING (is) pleased to confer the Decoration of the Albert Medal in Gold upon Mr. Alfred William Furneaux, a chief steward in the Mercantile Marine. The following is an account of the services in respect of which the Decoration has been conferred:

 

In April, 1917, the steamship in which Mr. Furneaux was serving was torpedoed by the enemy, and a Lascar, who was on the spot where certain deck plates had buckled and broken, had his legs so firmly caught between the plates that he would have gone down with the ship. Mr. Furneaux, however, went to the man's assistance and managed to get one leg out, but the other was nearly severed through above the knee. Finding it impossible to pull this leg out, Mr. Furneaux amputated it with an ordinary clasp knife and then carried the man to a boat. When in the boat he dressed the wound as well as possible, and gave the life belt he was wearing to the wounded man. Mr. Furneaux also rendered first aid in the boat to another Lascar who was badly scalded. Mr. Furneaux was in imminent danger of losing his life in rendering the service.

 

 


 

 

30498 - 25 JANUARY 1918

 

War Office, 28th January, 1918.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Military Medal for bravery in the Field to the undermentioned Non-Commissioned Officers and Men (including):

TZ/5191 P./O. R. A. Gray, R.N.V.R. (Gateshead-on-Tyne).

K/X179 A./B. J. T. Hoyle, R.N.V.R. (Beamish).

CZ/6391 A./B. J. McDonald, R.N.V.R. (Aberdeen).

WZ/155 A./B. A. R. Morris, R.N.V.R. (Laugharne)

C.Z./3081 A./B. A. Stuart, R.N.V.R. (Crosshill).

ON./340452 C./P./O. (Chief Armr.) W. G. Williams, R.N. (Gosport).

 

 


 

 

30507 - 1 FEBRUARY 1918

 

War Office, 4th February, 1918.

 

(included in Army lists)

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve the award of a Bar to the Military Medal to the undermentioned Non-Commissioned Officers and Men:

CZ/2761 P.O. G. Young, R.N.V.R. (Forfar). (M.M.'s gazetted 17th September, 1917.)

ZT/8746 P.O. E. C. Davies, R.N.V.R. (South Elmsall). (M.M. gazetted 19th November, 1917.)

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Military Medal for bravery in the Field to the undermentioned Non-commissioned Officers and Men:

P.O/402(S) Pte. A. E. Barker, R.M.L.L. (Sheffield).

TZ/2127 A./B. T. Barrett, R.N.V.R. (Newcastle-on-Tyne)

ZT/5847 A./B. A. Bower, R.N.V.R. (Sheffield).

K.P./225 A./B. B. Cobb, R.N.V.R. (Castleford).

Po./64 (S.) Pte. R. W. Booth, R.M.L.I. (Heanor).

TZ/4797 A./B. J. Cobbledick, R.N.V.R. (Ashington).

RMA/9090.T./Bomdr., W. Curtis, R.M.A. (Chiswick).                 

R/608 A./B. F. A. O. De Boltz, R.N.V.R. (Gt. Yarmouth).

Po./18086 Pte. (L./C.) F. H. Dobson, R.M.L.I. (Wragly).

CZ13775 A./B. (A./L./S.) J. Durie, R.N.V.R. (Fetter Cairn).

WZ/1796 A./B. S. Evans, R.N.V.R. (Swansea).

CZ/6172 A./B, (A./L.S.) A. Flett, R.N.V.R, (Aberdeen).

C/1/498 P./O. G. Gilfillan, R.N.V.R. (Port Glasgow).

CZ/6041 A.B. J. Grosart, R.N.V.R. (Glasgow).

TZ/5812 A./B. J. H. D. Hogg, R.N.V.R. (South Byker).

R.M.A./12926 Gnr. J. Howarth, R.M.A. (Anfield).

K.W./411 A.B. (H.G.) A. Malkin, R.N.V.R. (Monkbretton).

TZ/228 A.B. (H.G.) W. E. Mordue, R.N.V.R. (Blyth).

Ch./489 (S.) Pte. H. W. Nash, R.M.L.I. (High Wycombe).

TZ/282 A./B. G. Parkinson, R.N.V.R.(Ryton-on-Tyne).

ZL/1781 P.O. A. D. Porter, R.N.V.R. (Limehouse).

CH/18511 Pte. (A. /Cpl.) T. Salt; R.M.L.I. (Newcastle-under-Lyme).                       

CZ /5085 Ldg. Seaman W. Roberts, R.N.V.R. (Larbert)

ZT/2354 A.B. F. Shilan, R.N.V.R. (Ashington).

TZ/2515 P.O. J. Simpson, R.N.V.R. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

Ply. 17696 Pte. (L./C.) W. E. J. Sully, R.M.L.I. (Nailsbourne).

R/2915 A./B. W. Westlake, R.N.V.R. (Cardiff).

B/Z/78 A.B. J. C. Williams, R.N.V.R. (Swansea).

 

 


 

 

30510 - 5 FEBRUARY 1918

 

Admiralty, 5th February, 1918.

 

The KING has been pleased to approve of the award of the Albert Medal to Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Maurice MacMahon, R.N.R., for gallantry in saving life at sea. The following is the account of the services in respect of which the decoration has been conferred:

 

On the 8th November, 1916, a series of fires and explosions occurred at Bakaritsa, Port of Archangel. After the merchant ships had been got away from the wharves, cries and moans were heard from the direction of a 100-ton floating crane moored between the S.S. "Earl of Forfar" and the quay. The "Earl of Forfar" was on fire fore and aft, and it was obvious that any attempt to save life must be accompanied by the greatest risk, the ship having explosives on board and the quay abreast it burning furiously with intermittent explosions from small arm ammunition. Lieutenant-Commander MacMahon, without a moment's hesitation, volunteered to carry out rescue work, although other rescue parties considered that they had already done all that was humanly possible. In order to reach the floating crane it was necessary to cross the "Earl of Forfar," the after part of which had blown up, whilst the forepart was on fire and the forecastle was a mass of smouldering debris. Hearing moans from under the debris of the forecastle, Lieutenant-Commander MacMahon, with the aid of the crew of a tug, cleared away the wreckage and discovered the mate, with one arm, one leg, and collar-bone fractured. This man was extricated and passed into the tug. Lieutenant-Commander MacMahon then proceeded on to the floating crane by means of a single plank and rescued from beneath the debris of the crane the carpenter of the "Earl of Forfar" and two Russian subjects, part of the crane's crew.

 

 


 

 

30514 - 5 FEBRUARY 1918

 

War Office, 7th February, 1918.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the undermentioned rewards for distinguished services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Mesopotamia. Dated 1st January, 1918:

(included in Army lists)

 

Awarded the Distinguished Service Order.

T /Maj. (Lt.-Comdr., R.N.R.) Herbert Fairweather, R.E.

  

 


 

 

30522 - 12 FEBRUARY 1918

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

St. James's Palace, S.W., 12th February, 1918.

 

MEMORANDUM.

 

The appointments of Surgeon General William Henry Norman, C.B., R.N., and Rear-Admiral the Honourable Edward Stafford Fitzherbert to be Additional Members of the Civil Division of the Second and Third Classes of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, respectively, have been cancelled, and in substitution thereof the following appointments have been made, to date from the 1st January, 1918:

 

To be an Additional Member of the Military Division of the Second Class, or Knights Commanders, of the said Most Honourable Order:

Surgeon General William Henry Norman, C.B., R.N.

 

To be an Additional Member of the Military Division of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Honourable Order:

Rear-Admiral the Honourable Edward Stafford Fitzherbert.

______

 

Admiralty, 6th February, 1918.

 

H.M. the KING (is) pleased to confer the R.N.R. Officers' Decoration upon the undermentioned officers:

Acting Commander John Burn, R.N.R.

Lieut.-Commander Robert A. Milne, R.N.R.

Acting Commander Arnold O. Morgan, R.N.R.

Lieut. Alfred H. D. Young, R.N.R.

Engr.-Lieut. William M. Fletcher, R.N.R.

 

 


 

 

30536 - 19 FEBRUARY 1918

 

Admiralty, 22nd February, 1918.

 

Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours, decorations and medals to Officers and Men for services in action with enemy submarines:

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order.

Lieut.-Cdr. Olive Neville Rolfe, R.N.

Lieut. Edgar Hippisley Dolphin, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Harry Charles Birnie, R.N.R.

Lieut. (Act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Edmund Gilchrist Wrightson, R.N.R.

Lieut. (Act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Frederick William Robinson, R.N.R.

Act. Lieut. William Alexander Florence, R.N.R.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.

Lieut.-Cdr. Salisbury Hamilton Simpson, D.S.O., R.N.

 

To receive a Second Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.

Lieut. Cedric Naylor, D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Flt.-Lieut. James Frederick Hart, R.N.A.S.

Flt.-Lieut. John Eld Barrs, R.N.A.S.

Lieut. Douglas Ramsden Attwood, R.N.R.

Lieut. Harold Luke Forster, R.N.R.

Lieut. Norman Leslie, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Isdale, R.N.R.

Lieut. Francis Graham John Manning, R.N.R.

Engr.-Lieut. Neil Shaw MacKinnon, R.N.R. (since killed).

Lieut. John Francis Buller Kitson, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Alexander John Mackenzie, R.N.V.R.

Act. Lieut. Ernest Hutchison, R.N.R.

Sub-Lieut. Murdo Murchison, R.N.R.

Gnr. James Barber Gledhill, R.N.

Art.-Engr. Herbert Robbins, R.N.

Mid. Frederick William Hartley, R.N.R.

Skpr. Richard William Barker, R.N.R. 725W.S.A.

Skpr. James Culling, R.N.R., 380W.S.A.

Skpr. Edward Hemp, R.N.R., 726W.S.A.

Skpr. Thomas Lane, R.N.R., 220W.S.A.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

Flt.-Cdr. James Gardner Struthers, D.S.C., R.N.A.S.

 

To receive a Second Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

Flt.-Cdr. James Gardner Struthers, D.S.C., R.N.A.S.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Greaser John Bartell, M.M.R., No. 569832.

Ldg. Mech. (E.) William Alfred Betteley, O.N. F8387 (Ch.).

Sea. Laurence Blance, R.N.R., O.N. 1261L.

Gnr. Stanley William Brattle, R.M.A., No. 9262 (R.M.A.R./B1227).

Dkhnd. John Pattison Brown, R.N.R., O.N. 2941D.A.

Off. Std., 2nd Cl., Ernest Browne, O.N. L10031 (Po.) (missing).

Sea. Frederick John Cann, R.N.R., O.N. 7030A.

A. B. Reuben Harold Chambers, O.N. J17841 (Dev.).

A. B. Stanley James Clarke, O.N. S.S.4531 (Dev.).

Engmn. Percy Champ, R.N.R., O.N.2514T.S.

Lce.-Corpl. William Samuel Clements, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./10867 (R.F.R.Ch./B1518).

Engmn. Charles Frederick Nicolson Copland, R.N.R., O.N. 6434T.S.

Ldg. Sea. William John Cox, R.N.R., O.N. 2349C.

P.O. William Harry Deacon, O.N. 237806

Sto. William Arnold Devonald, R.N.R., O.N. 50435.

Gnr, Joseph Henry French, R.M.A., No 7575 (R.M.A.R./B1122).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Hudson, O.N. 271688 (Dev.).

Off. Ck., 2nd Cl., Frederick John Elliott, O.N. L4435 (Dev.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Lewis Johns, O.N. 131407 (Dev.).

Sea. James Gardiner, R.N.R., O.N. 7776A.

A.B. James Stewart Laing, O.N. J6777 (Po.)

A.B. Edward Gleeson, O.N. J23943 (Dev.).

A.B. Brian Edward Lewis, O.N. J14723 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Sidney John Goodman, O.N. 186186 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Albert Edward Lobjoit, O.N. 239234 (Po.).

A.B. James Ilott, O.N. J14971 (Dev.)

Engmn. Edward Robert Mann, R.N.R., O.N. 6451 T.S.

Tel. Albert Leslie Jones, O.N. J39071 (Dev.).

C.P O. John Markland. O.N. 166723 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. William Lee, O.N. 219498 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. David Minion, O.N. 209148 (Po.).

A.B. Thomas McMullin, O.N. S.S.3572 (Dev.)

Sig. Thomas Henry Male, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Tyneside) Z6943.

2nd Hnd. Henely Parmiter, R.N.R., O.N. 10314D.A.

P.O. Thomas George Payne, O.N. 197277 (Dev.).

Gnr. Alfred Thomas Peckham, R.M.A., No 5238 (R.M.A.R./B542).

2nd Hnd. Daniel Peterson, R.N.R., O.N. 12446D.A.

A.B. John Thomaa Poulter, O.N. J17703 (Po,).

Dkhnd. Arthur Reilly, R.N.R., O.N. 1133S.D.

A.B. Walter John Rendell, O.N. J18076 (Dev.).

P.O., Ist Cl., Frederick James Saunders, O.N. 162285 (Ch.).

Fireman James Sligo, M.M.R., No. 889074.

P.O. William Richard Joseph Trebble, O.N. 179276 (Dev.).

A.B. Frederick Wadsworth, O.N. J4420 (Ch.).

Sto. Thomas Walmsley, R.N.R., O.N. 801V.

C.P.O. Silvanus George White, O.N. 147690 (Po.).

Off. Std., 3rd Cl., Arthur Henry Wright, O.N. L5810 (Ch.).

Sig. Frederick Wilson, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Mersey) 1/220.

Sig. James Yarr, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde) Z17325.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Medal.

C.P.O. Albert Edward Cottrell, D.S.M., O.N. 223013 (Dev.).

Shipwt., 1st Cl., William Samson Walters, D.S.M., O.N. 344927 (Dev.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Lieut.-Cdr. Arthur Collier Petherick, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Salisbury Hamilton Simpson, D.S.O., R.N.

Lieut. Ronald Langton-Jones, D.S.O., R.N.

Lieut. Richard Mate Jackson, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Daniel Owens, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Wilson Laurie Stubbs, R.N.V.R.

Act. Lieut. Charles Edwin Elliott, R.N.R.

Sub-Lieut. George Hambrook Dean Doubleday, D.S.C., R.N.R. (since killed).

Skpr. George Crockett, R.N.R. 2195W.S.A.

Skpr. William James Murray, R.N.R. 1320 W.S.A.

Sto. Thomas Antrobus, R.N.R., O.N. 7132S.

Corpl. (Lce.-Serjt.) William Samuel Thomas Brant, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./H15615.

A.B. William Batten, O.N. J11282 (Dev.).

2nd Hnd. Charles Browning, R.N.R., O.N. 627S.A.

Sto., 1st Cl., James Bird, O.N. S.S. 105114 (R.F.R., Dev./B4370).

Fireman Peter Charleston, M.M.R., No. 889055.

Ord. Sea. Alexander Hey Buchan, O.N. J39448 (Dev.).

Ch. Motor Mech. George Edward Crabbe, O.N. 1264 M.B.

Sig. Henry Francis Evans, O.N. J35683 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Albert Stephen Gay, D.S.M., O.N. 235675 (Po.) (missing).

Off. Std., 1st Cl., Alfred Cox, O.N. L293 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. George Albert Hinsley, O.N. 216958 (Dev.).

Engmn. Arthur Hodds, R.N.R. O.N. 650E.S

Dkhnd. John Henry Hooley, R.N.R. O.N. 12368D.A.

A.B. Tom Hopkinson. O.N. J49440 (Dev.).

A.B. William Charles Hoskin, O.N. 182594 (R.F.R., Dev./B1320).

E.R A., 3rd Cl., Alfred Victor Jackson. O.N. M5832 (Po.).

A.B. James Stewart Laing, D.S.M., O.N. J6777 (Po.).

A.B. John Francis Lonergan, O.N. J13966 (Dev.).

A.B. Jeremiah Leary, O.N. 228557 (Po.) (missing).

Ch. Motor Mech. James Marland, O.N. 1214 M.B.

Sto., 1st Cl., Robert Melville, O.N. S.S.106605 (Dev.).

Sea. Robert Muir, R.N.R., O.N. 6609A.

Off. Std., 2nd Cl., George Panton Picksley, O.N. L3543 (Ch.).

Arm. Mate Robert Meyer, O.N. M8662 (Dev.).

Dkhnd. Charles Henry Proctor, R.N.R. O.N. 4996 D.A.

Act. Ldg. Sto. Frank Charles Edward Rapley O.N. K7995 (Po.).

Sto. William George Norris, R.N.R., O.N. 35938.

S.S.A. George Arthur Roberts, O.N. M8547 (Ch.).

2nd Hnd. Frederick William Sherwood, R.N.R., O.N. 11141D.A.

Dkhnd. Edward Somerton, R.N.R., O.N. 1658X (Newfoundland).

Sig. Boy Edward Barry Vine, O.N. J52643 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Hubert Norman Walters, O.N. J8922 (Po.) (missing).

Ldg. Sea. Wilfred Johns Wells, O.N. J19126 (Pcx).

Sea. Francis George Whitelaw, R.N.R., O.N. 6149A.

P.O. Arthur John Wilkins, O.N. 233381 (Po.).

S.S.A. Leonard Joe Wallis, O.N. M19285 (Dev.).

Dkhnd. John Holmes Willacy, R.N.R. O.N. 3780S.D.

Dkhnd. Norman Wright, R.N.R. O.N. 13531D.A.

Sea. Charles Robert Turner, R.N.R., O.N. 5087A.

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Honours for Miscellaneous Services.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours, decorations and medals to the undermentioned Officers and Men:

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order.

 

Cdr. Philip Henry Trimmer, R.N. In recognition of the good work and arduous service performed by him in command of the Rufigi River Transport Service between December, 1916, and July, 1917. He carried out the task of transporting motor-boats overland from Dar-es-Salaam to the river near Kibambawe in spite of almost insurmountable difficulties and often under shell fire. The presence of the motor-boats on the upper Rufigi River was of the very greatest assistance to the military operations.

 

Lieut.-Cdr. (Act. Cdr.) the Hon. Evelyn Arthur Grenville Gore-Langton, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. (Act. Cdr.) William Faulkner Pollard, R.D., R.N.R.

In recognition of their services in Minesweeping Operations abroad during the period June, 1916, to June, 1917.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Surgn. Alexander Frederick Richmond Wollaston, M.B., M.A., R.N. For conspicuous devotion to duty and for his unfailing care of the sick and wounded during military operations in East Africa. During the operations in the Rufigi River Delta he voluntarily attended to the casualties of the Rufigi River transport service in addition to those of his own unit.

 

Capt. Walter George Arthur Shadwell, R.M.A. For the courageous manner in which he behaved on the 28th November, 1915. His prompt action and judgment saved his gun, and he was responsible for the removal of the wounded to safety, and for getting his gun and stores away so that they were able to bring them into action the following day. His conduct on this and other occasions showed the highest qualities of an officer.

 

Lieut. John Samuel James, R.N.R.

Skpr. Francis Joint Hulland, R.N.R. 1522S.A.

In recognition of their services in minesweeping operations abroad during the period June, 1916, to June, 1917.

 

Lieut. James Pittendrigh, R.N.R. In recognition of gallant conduct and good seamanship under fire. Whilst he was on patrol in H.M. Trawler "Restrivo" in the Kos Channel, on the 25th October, 1917, fire was opened on him from the shore. At the same time a caique, flying the Italian flag, was seen between the trawler and the shore, dismasted and drifting towards the enemy coast. Though a strong southerly wind was blowing and the sea was rough, Lieut. Pittendrigh closed the caique, took her in tow, and brought her into safety. The enemy meantime maintained a hot fire from a 4-inch gun, to which the trawler, owing to her inferior armament, was unable to make an effective reply.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Ldg. Dkhnd. George Colman, R.N.R., O.N. 1261S.D.

Engmn. Robert George Jeffrey Dyble, R.N.R., O.N. 1465U.

Trmr. David Harries, R.N.R., O.N. 1472S.T.

Sea. Ernest William Guy, R.N.R., O.N. 7679A (since died).

Sea. George McHendry, R.N.R., O.N. 4315A.

Off. Std., 2nd Cl., Cornelius Andrew Mahoney, O.N. L4842 (Po.).

2nd Hnd. Arthur James Marson, R.N.R., O.N. 238D.A.

A.B. Lionel John Matthews, O.N. J960 (Ch.) (prisoner of war).

Ldg. Sea. Frederick Miller, O.N. 189620 (Po.).

Sig. Frederick Ogilvie, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Tyneside) 3/171.

Teleg. Robert Sancaster, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Tyneside) Z41.

Ch. Sto. John William Studd, O.N. 284803 (Ch.).

Ord. Sea. John George Vigor, 0. N. J50949 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Archd. Deacon Weaire, O.N. J10544 (Ch.). (since died.).

2nd Hnd. Clifford James Webster, R.N.R., O.N. 7183D.A.

 

The following Officers and men have been mentioned in despatches:

Capt. Logan Sutherland Stansfeld, C.M.G., R.N.

Cdr. Edward James Headlam, D.S.O., R.N.

Cdr. George Home Finnis, R.N.

Lieut. Nicholas Percy Doyle, R.N.R.

Lieut. Charles Burbridge Lister, R.N.R.

Lieut, (act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Sidney Peck Herivel, R.N.V.R.

Skpr. George Arthur Husband, R.N.R., 1205W.S.A.

Skpr. James Gunn Norquay, R.N.R., 1246W.S.A.

Sea. Michael Joseph Fitzgerald, R.N.R., O.N. 7639A.

Engmn. Walter Porter Hutson, R.N.R., O.N. 2826E.S.

Engmn. George Petrie, R.N.R., O.N. 2070E.S.

Dkhnd. John Thomas Richardson, R.N.R., O.N. 14056D.A.

Sea. Thomas Singleton, R.N.R., O.N. 3601A.

Dkhnd. Peter Thomson, R.N.R., O.N. 10025D.A.

C.P.O. William Henry Yallop, O.N. 144242 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Walter Edgeworth Allen, R.N.V.R., O.N. A.A.1179.

A.B. Edward George Buckinan, R.N.V.R. O.N. A.A.2535.

C.P.O. Robert Cecil Bush, R.N.V.R., O.N. O.N. A.A.135.

A.B. Lifford Claydon, R.N.V.R., O.N. A.A.167.

Col.-Serjt. Alfred Thomas Everest, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./2307 (R.F.R., No. Ply./A420).

C.P.O. Walter James Fairweather, R.N.V.R., O.N. A.A.2052.

A.B. Harry Bridgeman Hall, R.N.V.R., O.N. A.A.1317.

Ch. Arm. Frederick Handscombe, O.N. 126108 (Po,).

A.B. William James, R.N.V.R., O.N A.A.2342.

A.B. Frank Leslie Janes, R.N.V.R., O.N. A.A.2340.

C.P.O. Albert Ernest Lake, O.N. 142290 (R.F.R., Dev./A.3360).

P.O. Albert Frederick Lawson, R.N.V.R., O.N. A.A.502.

C.P.O. Edwin Semmens, O.N. 121378 (Dev.).

Act. C.P.O. John Pelling Whitten, R.N.V.R., O.N. A.A.1615.

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Honours for the Royal Naval Air Service.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours, decorations and medals to Officers and men of the Royal Naval Air Service:

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

 

Wing Cdr. Frederick William Bowhill, R.N. In recognition of his invaluable services as Comdg. Officer of the R.N.A.S., employed in connection with military operations in East Africa. It is due to his experience and unceasing labour that his small unit of the R.N.A.S. has been of such assistance to the military operations. He has instilled a high sense of discipline into those under his orders.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Flt.-Cdr. Wilfred Henry Dunn, R.N.A.S. In recognition of his services whilst employed in connection with military operations in East Africa. He did splendid work during the operations in the Lindi area, and carried out valuable bombing and reconnaissance flights.

 

Flt.-Cdr. Guy William Price, R.N.A.S. In recognition of the gallantry and determination displayed by him in leading offensive patrols, which have constantly engaged and driven away enemy aircraft. On the 2nd January, 1918, he observed seven Albatross scouts, and crossing the lines in the clouds, he attacked one, which fell vertically, bursting into flames, and crashed to the ground. He has on several other occasions driven enemy aircraft down out of control.

 

Flt.-Lieut. (now Flt.-Cdr.) Alan Murray Waistell, R.N.A.S. For the determination and pluck shown by him in carrying out a bombing raid on Chanak on the night of the 17th October, 1917. In spite of the fact that there was no moon and that the weather conditions were so adverse that other pilots were unable to reach the objective, he succeeded in reaching Chanak and dropping his bombs. On the return journey he hit the side of a mountain, being unable to see it on account of the darkness, the machine catching fire on crashing. Although severely injured about the face and knee, he was able to climb out of the machine, and eventually reached the aerodrome, having ridden ten miles over extremely rough country with a badly lacerated knee.

 

Flt.-Lieut. (Act. Flt.-Cdr.) Norman Miers Macgregor, R.N.A.S. In recognition of his skill and courage in aerial combats. On the 12th December, 1917, whilst leading his flight on an offensive sweep, he encountered a body of six Albatross scouts at 14,000 feet. In the general fight which ensued he attacked a scout which was engaging one of our machines and drove it down out of control, and it was seen to crash.

 

Act. Flt.-Cdr. Macgregor has destroyed several enemy machines and has led his flight with great dash and judgment.

 

Flt.-Lieut. Rudolph Dawson Delamere, R.N.A.S. In recognition of the gallantry and devotion to duty shown by him in carrying out reconnaissance, bombing and photographic flights during the military operations in the Lindi (East Africa) area.

 

Flt.-Lieut. Samuel Marcus Kinkead, R.N.A.S. In recognition of the conspicuous gallantry and skill displayed by him in the face of the enemy in aerial combats, notably on the following occasions: On the 24th October, 1917, he brought down an enemy machine, and immediately afterwards encountered and drove off a group of seven hostile aeroplanes. On the 4th December, 1917, he brought down an enemy two-seater machine completely out of control. By his skill and determination in attacking enemy machines he has always shown a fine example to other pilots.

 

Flt.-Lieut. John Foster Chisholm, R.N.A.S. In recognition of his services on the 6th December, 1917, when he carried out a photographic reconnaissance in the vicinity of Zeebrugge, and for the great skill and determination with which he has carried out his duties at all times.

 

Lieut. Evelyn Cecil Walter Fitzherbert, R.N.V.R. In recognition of the valuable services performed by him as observer in the R.N.A.S. during the military operations in East Africa. His reports on the country, enemy positions, etc., and his photographs have been of the greatest assistance to the operations.

 

Flt.-Sub-Lieut. Ronald McNeill Keirstead, R.N.A.S. In recognition of conspicuous gallantry in aerial combats. On the 24th September, 1917, he engaged single-handed four enemy aeroplanes, of which two were destroyed by him. On the 21st October, 1917, during an engagement between a British and a German formation, he attacked one of the enemy scouts and shot its port wings away from the rest of the machine. He then dived on to some enemy scouts which were attacking another of our machines and brought one of them down in a spinning nose dive.

 

Flt. Sub-Lieut. William Lancelot Jordan, R.N.A.S. In recognition of the courage and initiative displayed by him in aerial combats. On the 13th July, 1917, in company with another pilot, he attacked an enemy two-seater machine. After bursts of fire from both of our machines, the enemy observer was seen to collapse in the cock-pit, and the enemy aircraft was last seen disappearing among some houses. On the 6th December, 1917, whilst patrolling at 15,000 feet, he saw a two-seater enemy aircraft at 10,500 feet, and dived on him, firing about thirty rounds. After falling over to the left, enemy aircraft went down vertically. He has also been instrumental in bringing down other enemy machines.

 

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Harold Day, R.N.A.S. In recognition of the skill and determination shown by him in aerial combats, in the course of which he has done much to stop enemy artillery machines from working. On the 6th January, 1918, he observed a new type enemy aeroplane. He immediately dived to attack, and after a short combat the enemy machine went down very steeply, and was seen to crash. On several other occasions he has brought down enemy machines out of control.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

C.P.O., 3rd Gr., Herbert Purssell Eustace, O.N. F2486.

P.O. Thomas Robertson Johnston, O.N. J5523 (Dev.).

 

The undermentioned rating has been mentioned in despatches:

Ldg. Mech. Arthur Grosvenor Furber, O.N. F4979.

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Honours to the Mercantile Marine

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of Honours, Decorations and Medals to the undermentioned Officers and men of the British Mercantile Marine in recog- nition of zeal and devotion to duty shown in carrying on the trade of the country during the war:

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

Capt. Alfred Thompson Pope (Lieut., R.N.R.).

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross

Capt. Francis William Chambers.

Capt. Thomas Henry Clatworthy.

Capt. Paul Egbert George.

Capt. Edwin George Humby.

Capt. Charles Mathews.

Capt. George Shearer.

Capt. Henry Thomas Shilling.

Capt. David Mason Taggart.

Capt. William Tinmouth.

Ch. Offr. John Herbert Carter.

Ch. Offr. Charles Nugent St. Clair.

Ch. Engr. David Alexander Young.

2nd Offr. Otto Henry Bohner.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Apprentice Henry Peter De Roeper.

Apprentice Cyril McLellan.

Sea. Harold Freeman John.

Sea. William McDonald.

Sea. A. McKay.

Sea. Hugh McKay.

Asst. Std. Leonard Oakey.

Sea. J. Purvis.

Sea. W. Wade.

Sea. W. Warner.

Std. Richard Worsp.

 

The KING has further been graciously pleased to give orders for the publication of the names of the undermentioned Officers and men in the London Gazette as having received an expression of commendation for their services:

Capt. Frederick Lincoln Adamson (Lieut., R.N.R.).

Capt. William Buswell.

Capt. Percy John Emmerson.

Capt. Francis Hastie.

Capt. John Howgate.

Capt. John Hughan.

Capt. George Clariadge Leonard Hunter.

Capt. David Jones.

Capt. William McCone.

Capt. Henry Charles Norris.

Capt. Hugh O'Neill.

Capt. John Ralph.

Capt. James Robert Ridland.

Capt. James Scott.

Capt. William Warden Stewart.

Capt. Ernest George Sturgeon.

Capt. Samuel Riley Valler.

Capt. Charles Frederick Williams.

Ch. Offr. Donald McPhee.

Ch. Engr. Edmund Arthur Field.

Ch. Engr. Edward Johnston.

2nd Mate Peter Burry.

2nd Mate James William Potts.

2nd Engr. Joseph Mackey.

2nd Engr. Samuel Sampson.

3rd Offr. David Duncan Cowieson.

3rd Offr. Robert Martin.

Apprentice George Younger.

Sea. John Alexander Adamson.

Sea. John Beer.

Sea. Charles Binney.

Sea. Arthur Edward Bonney.

Sea. John Burke.

Sea. George Henry Dutton.

Sea. Arthur David Ellis.

Sea. Benjamin Evans.

Sea. Henry Furse.

Sea. John Gibson.

Sea. David Hart.

Sea. Thomas Henry Kemp.

Sea. Angus MacKenzie.

Sea. Donald McAngus.

Sea. Joseph Madron.

Sea. Thomas Martin.

Sea. James Rawstron.

Sea. Charles Scobbie.

Sea. Joseph Vernon.

W./T. Oper. James V. Kimnmouth.

Std. John Robinson Purvis.

          

 


 

 

30540 - 22 FEBRUARY 1918

 

War Office, 23rd February, 1918.

 

(included in Army lists)

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of a Bar to the Military Medal to the undermentioned Non-commissioned Officers and Men:

TZ/162 A.B. (H.G.) J. McGee, M.M., R.N.V.R. (Newcastle-on-Tyne). (M.M. gazetted 19th February, 1917.)

TZ/2336 C./P./O. G. Sanderson, M.M., R.N.V.R. (Stanley) (M.M. gazetted 19th February, 1917.)

WZ/84 L./.Seaman J. Trigg, M.M., R.N.V.R. (Mitcheldean). (M.M. gazetted 26th March, 1917.)

TZ/3045 A./B. J. Ramsden, M.M., R.N.V.R. (Bishop Auckland). (M.M. gazetted 17th April, 1917.)

Deal/4012 (S) Pte. J. W. Hall, M.M., R.M. Medical Unit (Newcastle-on-Tyne). (M.M. gazetted 26th April, 1917.)

Deal/3538 (S) Cpl. (Sjt.) W. Titley, M.M., R.M. Medical Unit (Newcastle-on-Tyne) (M.M. gazetted 9th July, 1917.)

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to confer the Military Medal for Bravery in the Field to the undermentioned Non-Commissioned Officers and Men:

Ply/380 (S) Cpl. (L./Sjt.) J. B. Bamber, R.M.L.I., M.G. Corps (Preston).

MZ/1476 A./B. H. J. Barwell, R.N.V.R. (Egham)

TZ/3754 Ldg./Sea. (P./O.) T. J. Bellis R.N.V.R. (Craighead)

C.Z/3071 A./B. J. C. Blackwood, R.N.V.R. (Lochgelly).

Deal/4062 (S) Cpl. (A./Sjt.) C. P. Brien, R.M. Medical Unit (Wigan).

XP/114 A/B W. Burnside, R.N.V.R. (Middlesbrough).

CZ/1511 L./Seaman F. Carey, R.N.V.R. (Glasgow). CZ/2079

A/B (A./Ldg. Seaman) F. J. Carey, R.N.V.R. (Glasgow).

R/2557 A./B. R. E. Carvey, R.N.V.R. (Torquay).

TZ/124 A./B. W. Chapman, R.N.V.R. (South Shields).

Deal/3993 (S) Pte. S. Clark, R.M. Medical Unit (Durham).

Deal/1718 (S) Cpl. (A./Sjt.) G. H. Craik, R.M. Divnl. Train (Aberdeen).

CZ/4601 A./B. W. Copland, R.N.V.R. M.G. Coy. (Glasgow)

CZ/2047 Ldg./Sea. (A./P.O.) G. Cowie, R.N.V.R. (Glasgow).

TZ/9667 A./B. F. W. Crowdy, R.N.V.R. (Gateshead).

CZ/6928 A./B J. Cruickshank, R.N.V.R. (Forfar).

TZ/5590 A./B. D. Curran, R.N.V.R. (North Felling).

TZ/5402 A./B. W. Dale, R.N.V.R. (Sheffield).

WZ/989 A./Bomdr. D. Davies, R.N.V.R. (Neath).

TZ/1224 A./B. G: Davison, R.N.V.R. (Ashington)

TZ/9039 A./B. C. H. Day, R.N.V.R. (Heckmondwyke).

TZ/192 Ldg./Sea. G. T. Dodds, R.N.V.R. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

CZ/993 A./B. E. Duffin, R.N.V.R. (Coatbridge)

XZ/5206 A./B. R. Eley, R.N.V.R. (Colchester).

Deal/3527 (S) Pte. E. T. Emmerson, R.M. Medical Unit (Durham)

Deal/3618 (S) Sjt. J. W. Ferguson, R.M. Medical Unit (Durham).

Deal/3430 (S) Pte. E. Ferriday, R.M. Medical Unit (Werneth).

CZ/4396 P./O. A. T. Findlay, R.N.V.R. (Paisley).

CZ/284 A./B. W. H. Flynn, R.N.V.R. (Dundee).

TZ/5660 A./B. J. Foster, R.N.V.R. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

TZ/4236 A./B. C. W. Gifford, R.N.V.R. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

CZ/3023 A./B. C. Gillon, R.N.V.R. (Glasgow)

B/1026 A./B. J. E. Hayward, R.N.V.R. (Birmingham).

T/Z/1100 P./O. T. Hewison, R.N.V.R. (Earsden).

Deal/3848 (S) Pte. W. Hodson, R.M. Medical Unit (Stalybridge)

Deal/3036 (S) Sjt. J. Holmes, R.M. Medical Unit (Castleton)

R.M.A./7145 Bomdr. S. Hooper, R.M.A. (Roborough).

CZ/3820 A./B. H. Howie, R.N.V.R. (Dreghorn).

KP/158 Ldg./Sea. (A./P.O.) J. T. Hubble, R.N.V.R. (Sheffield).

Ch./1191 (S) Pte. (A./Sjt.) L. Insley, R.M.L.I., attd. M.G. Corps (Burton-on- Trent).

Deal/3730 (S) Sjt. A. E. Jackson, R.M. Medical Unit (Stratford-on-Avon).

TZ/9714 A./B. C. Johnson, R.N.V.R. (Leeds).

TZ/1099 A./B. J. Johnston, R.N.V.R. (Wallsend).

Deal/3850 (S) Pte. M. Johnson, R.M. Medical Unit (Clayton-le-Moors).

WZ/774 A./B. D. Jones, R.N.V.R. (Gilfach Bargoed)

Deal/3156 (S) Cpl. W. Z. Jones, R.M. Medical Unit (Castleford).

PO/15165 Pte. (A./Sjt.) W. L. Lock, R.M.L.I. (Southampton).

Ch./19267 Pte. J. Lyson, R.M.L.I. (Oldham).

Deal/3628 (S) Pte. F. Masterman, R.M. Medical Unit (Bankhead).

TZ/894 A./B. G. D. McCulloch, R.N.V.R. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

CZ/5822 A./B. J. McGarry, R.N.V.R. (Wishaw).

MZ/902 A./B. H. E. McKew, R.N.V.R. (Manchester).

MZ/1479 A./B. A. McNeish, R.N.V.R. (Liverpool)

CZ/5134 Ldg./Sea. (H.G.) J. S. Mills, R.N.V.R. (Grangemouth).

Ch./457 (S) Pte. F. A. Morris, R.M.L.I. (Snodland).

C.Z/3103 A./B. C. Mundie, R.N.V.R. (Aberdeen)

TZ/545 A./B. J. Nugent, R.N.V.R. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

Deal/3043 (S) Sjt. J. H. Nurton, R.M. Medical Unit (Blackburn)

R/66 A./B. (H.G.) A. V. Painter, R.N.V.R. (Cheddar).

TZ/3127 Ldg./Sea.(H.G.) T. W. Patterson, R.N.V.R. (Willington Quay-on-Tyne).

C.Z/2858 A./B. G. A. Querie, R.N.V.R. (Port Erroll).

T.Z/326 Ldg./Sea. (H.G.) J. Richardson, R.N.V.R. (Dudley)

T.Z/4422 A./B. J. W. Robertson, R.N.V.R. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

Deal/3641 (S) Pte. M. Robson, R.M. Medical Unit (Craghead).

C.Z/3527 A./B. R. Rodgers, R.N.V.R. (Glasgow).

K.W./768 P./O. E. Roper, R.N.V.R. (Castleford).

Deal/3909 (S.) Pte. J. V. Salisbury, R.M. Medical Unit (Preston).

R/607 A./B. J. H. Sanders, R.N.V.R. (Hatherleigh).

SZ/490 A./B. A. J. Saunders, R.N.V.R. (Hove).

C.Z/4399 Ldg./Sea. (H.G.) A. Sawers, R.N.V.R. (Glasgow).

R.M.A./710 (S) A./Bomdr. L. T. Shepherdson, R.M.A. (Havant).

TZ1260 A./B. A. Smith, R.N.V.R. (Dundee).

TZ/3472 A./B. H. M. Smith, R.N.V.R. (South Shields).

TZ/407 A./B. J. Smith, R.N.V.R., attd. M.G. Coy. (Morpeth).

Deal/3143(S) Pte. S. Smith, R.M. Medical Unit (Creswell).

XZ476 A./B. (H.G.) S. G. Spall, R.N.V.R. (Halesworth).

K.P./809 A./B. M. P. Stokoe, R.N.V.R. (Ferryhill).

B.Z/3261 A./B. J. Sturdy, R.N.V.R. (Birmingham).

CZ/7041 A./B. H. Taylor, R.N.V.R. (Maddiston).

K.W./240 Ldg./Sea. (A./P.O.) J. A. Tindall, R.N.V.R. (Rotherham).

Deal/3414 (S) Pte. J. Vickers, R.M. Medical Unit (Rowlands Gill).

TZ/5282 P./O. E. B. Walsh, R.N.V.R. (North Shields).

CZ/2323 A./B. J. Watson, R.N.V.R. (Glasgow).

Deal/3446 (S) Pte. J. Wild, R.M. Medical Unit (Oldham).

TZ/1870 P./O. R. Williamson, R.N.V.R. (Eighton)

 

 


 

 

30542 - 22 FEBRUARY 1918

 

War Office, 25th February, 1918.

 

INDIAN AWARDS.

 

His Majesty the KING-EMPEROR has been graciously pleased to confer the undermentioned Rewards for gallantry and distinguished services in the Field:

 

Awarded the Indian Distinguished Service Medal.

Engine-Driver (C.P.O.) Sheik Mahomed Sheik Ibrahim, R.I.M.

Syrang (1 Cl., P.O.). Sheik Nizamuddin, R.I.M.

 

 


 

 

30544 - 26 FEBRUARY 1918

 

Admiralty, 23rd February, 1918.

 

H.M. the KING (is) pleased to confer the R.N.R. Officers' Decoration upon Lieut.-Cdr. Alfred H. Ferris, R.N.R.

 

 


 

 

30547 - 26 FEBRUARY 1918

 

War Office, 27th February, 1918.

 

Additional Mentions in Despatches

 

The following names are added to the list of Officers, Ladies, Non-commissioned Officers and Men recommended for distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty in the despatch from the Field-Marshal Commanding-in-Chief, the British Armies in France, dated 7th November, 1917, which was published in the London Gazettes dated 11th, 14th, 18th, 21st, 24th and 28th December, 1917

 

Royal Marines.

 

Ligertwood, Lt. P. (killed).

Wilks, Temp. Maj. G. L., attd. Tank Corps.

(followed by Army lists)

 

 


 

 

30555 - 1 MARCH 1918

 

War Office, 4th March, 1918.

 

His Majesty the KING has been pleased to confer the undermentioned rewards for gallantry and distinguished service in the Field. The acts of gallantry for which the decorations have been awarded will be announced in the London Gazette as early as practicable:

 

Awarded the Distinguished Service Order.

T./Lt. Comdr. Archibald Walter Buckle, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub-Lt. Herbert Donaldson, R.N.V.R.

T./Lt. Walter Kilroy Harris, M.C., R.N.V.R.

T./Comdr. Henry Brodhurst Pollock, R.N.V.R

 

Awarded the Military Cross.

Sub-Lt. Arthur Gladstone Barker, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub-Lt. (A./Lt.) Herbert Benjamin Biggs, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub. Lt. Francis Leo Hall, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub. Lt. John Stewart Kessen, R.N.V.R

T./Lt. Aubrey Granville Maudsley, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub. Lt. John Bell Ramwell, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub-Lt. Tom Simmonds, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub-Lt. Frederick Charles Stacey, R.N.V.R.

T./Sub-Lt. John Miller Coutts Weir, M.M., R.N.V.R.

 

His Majesty the KING has been pleased to award the Distinguished Conduct Medal to the undermentioned for gallantry and distinguished service in the Field:

 

K.X.196 A.B. (H.G.) P. Duffy, R.N.V.R. (Durham). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as stretcher-bearer. He worked without ceasing for thirty-six hours under heavy fire during an attack. His fine example and complete disregard of danger were an inspiration to the other stretcher-bearers, and undoubtedly saved many lives.

 

Ch. 16227 Pte. (A./Sjt.) G. A. Priestley, R.M.L.I. (Halifax). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He took command of his platoon when his officer became a casualty and led an attack on a party of the enemy who were assembling on the flank. He led his men with great courage and initiative and killed or captured the whole party.

 

 


 

 

30557 - 5 MARCH 1918

 

Admiralty, 1st March, 1918.

 

The KING (is) pleased to confer the Albert Medal on Mr. Alfred William Newman, Acting Mate, R.N.

 

On the 10th October, 1917, an alarm of fire was given in the after magazine of one of H.M. Ships. Mr. Alfred William Newman, Acting Mate, R.N., who was on the upper deck, proceeded to the magazine as soon as he heard the alarm, and, seeing smoke issuing from a box of cordite, opened the lid and passed the cartridges on to the upper deck, where they were thrown overboard. One cartridge in the middle of the box was very hot, and smoke was issuing from the end. It is considered that, by his prompt and gallant action, Mr. Newman saved the magazine from blowing up and the loss of many lives.

 

 


 

 

30564 - 5 MARCH 1918

 

Admiralty, 8th March, 1918.

 

Honours for Services in Destroyer and Torpedo Boat Flotillas

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours, decorations and medals to Officers and Men for services in Destroyer and Torpedo Boat Flotillas during the period ending 31st December, 1917:

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order

Capt. Robert Arthur Hornell, R.N.

Cdr. Gerald Langton Parnell, R.N.

Cdr. Geoffrey Mackworth, R.N.

Cdr. Dashwood Fowler Moir, R.N.

Cdr. Robert Gerald Hamond, R.N.

Cdr. George Holbrow Lang, R.N.

Cdr. Reginald Stannus Goff, R.N.

Cdr. Richard Matthew King, R.N.

Cdr. James Vandeleur Creagh, R.N.

Cdr. George Herbert Knowles, R.N.

Cdr. Richard Bruce England, R.N.

Engr. Cdr. Alfred Saunders, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Percy John Helyar, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Raymond Jocelyn Harris-St. John, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. William Jock Whitworth, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. John Jackson Cuthbert Ridley, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Edward Osborne Broadley, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Vernon Saumarez Butler, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Edward Pender Usticke Pender, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Algernon Edmund Penrice Lyons, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Henry Dawson Crawford Stanistreet, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. George Henry Sampson Sanders, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Harry Cyril Rodney Johnson, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. George Duncan Campbell, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Colin John Gray, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Cyril Edwards, R.N.R.

Lieut. (Act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Robert Love Alexander, R.N.R.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.

Cdr. Frederick Edward Ketelbey Strong, D.S.O., R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Frederic Thornton Peters, D.S.O., R.N.

Lieut. Edward Chicheley Thornton, R.N.

Lieut. Walter Fitzgerald Smithwick, R.N.

Lieut. Frederick Edward Raw, R.N.

Lieut. John Myers, R.N.

Lieut. William Alexander Herlihy, R.N.

Lieut. Cyril Eustace Douglas-Pennant, R.N.

Lieut. Ronald James Usher, R.N.

Lieut. Henry John Haynes, R.N.

Lieut. Alexander Grant, R.N.

Lieut. Ralph Clement Smith, R.N.

Lieut. (Act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Arthur Cocks, R.N.R.

Act. Lieut. Bobert Don Oliver, R.N.

Payr. (Act. Staff Payr.) Herbert Percy Hunter, R.N.

Lieut. Charles Leonard Dettmar, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Ibbotson Harrison, R.N.R.

Surgn. Prob. Wilfrid Parsons Warner, R.N.V.R.

Ch. Art.-Engr. Patrick Nolan Flannigan, R.N.

Ch. Art.-Engr. Frederick Duckworth, R.N.

Gnr. (T.) Peter John Skuse, R.N.

Gnr. (T.) Charles James Pounds, R.N.

Gnr. William Robert Lockyer, R.N.

Sig.-Bosn. Albert Samuel Hart, R.N.

Art.-Engr. Albert Henry Benfield, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal

Yeo. Sigs. Austin Harry Adderley, O.N. 214884 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Percy Ambler, O.N. 270583 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Alfred Appleton, O.N. J13010 (Dev.).

Ldg. Teleg. Norrisson Ascuith, O.N. J24820 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Harry Francis Austin, O.N. 269993 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. George Ernest Austin, O.N. 305759 (Po.).

A.B. Leonard Aylwin, O.N. 217981 (Po.).

P.O. Teleg. James Bacon, O.N. 239394 (Ch.).

P.O. Harry Baldwin, O.N. 209390 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Benjamin Hugh Bartholomew, O.N. 270142 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., Robert Black, O.N. 269930 (Po.).

C.P.O. John Russell Blinch, O.N. 187787 (Ch.).

P.O. Albert Victor Bodiam, O.N. 222793 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sig. Andrew Swan Bookless, O.N. J15890 (Dev.).

P.O. William Cross Boraston, O.N. 196925 (Dev.).

Yeo. Sigs. William Ernest Brookes, O.N. 222151 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sig. Thomas Martin Brotheridge, O.N. J1859 (Po.).

P.O. George Walter Browning, O.N. 222765 (Ch.).

Act. C.P.O. George Brummage, O.N. 189177 (Ch.).

Sig. Arthur Mortyboys Bryan, O.N. 216227 (Ch.).

A.B. Herbert Bryant, O.N. J15310 (Po.).

P.O. William John Burroughs, O.N. 182051 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Ernest James Carney, O.N. J4867 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Albert Charles Chandler, O.N. 268968 (Po.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., Christopher Cole, O.N. 269733 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. Albert Couch, O.N. 281641 (Dev.).

Ldg. Teleg. Frederick Arthur Victor Couzens, O.N. J23463 (Po.).

P.O. John Crennell, O.N. 178959 (Dev.).

Offrs. Std., 2nd Cl., William Crisp, O.N. 354236 (Dev.).

P.O. Frank Crumplin, O.N. 156286 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., George Harold Cummins, O.N. M546 (Po.).

C.P.O. William James Cunliffe, O.N. 186200 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Alexander Cunningham, O.N. 269705 (Po.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Robert Frederick Popham Darby, O.N. 216788 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Philip Trilfield Darton, O.N. 172862 (Po.).

P.O. John Dash, O.N. 179647 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. Charles Henry Davis, O.N. 174332 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Alfred George Denness, O.N. 158198 (Ch.).

A.B. Matthew Groves Dennis, O.N. 213299 (Po.).

Yeo. Sigs. Percy Edmund Denniss, O.N. 235858 (Po.).

C.P.O. Amos George Dixey, O.N. 157189 (Ch.).

P.O. Daniel Donnell, O.N. 129448 (Ch.).

P.O. William Easterbrook, O.N. 236260 (Dev.).

Act. Ldg. Sto. Thomas Erratt, O.N. K3396 (Ch.).

A.B. Frederick Charles Edwards, O.N. J7352. (Po.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Robert Ferguson, R.N.R., O.N. 414 E.B.

Ch. Sto. James Fiske, O.N. 281695 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Francis James Fleming, O.N. 269488 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. James Michael Fleming, O.N. 298629 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. Philip Freeman, O.N. 229888 (Po.).

Act. C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Percy Albert Fryer, O.N. 271346 (Po.).

C.P.O. Harry Benjamin Grange, O.N. 165560 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. George Frederick Gregory, O.N. 298262 (Dev.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Richard Griffiths, O.N. S.S. 112269 (Po.).

C.P.O. Charles John Goddard, O.N. 174695 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Frederick Charles Herbert Gutridge, O.N. 269656 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. Douglas Hambidge, O.N. 229866 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Baptiste James Handyside, O.N. 269541 (Ch.).

Ldg. Teleg. Cyril Daniel Hathaway, O.N. J19026 (Po.).

C.P.O. Edward Garrod Hewitson, O.N. 182527 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A. Thomas Hewitt, O.N. 269560 (Po.).

Ldg. Sto. Edwin George Howard, O.N. K20984 (Dev.).

Yeo. Sigs. William Howard, O.N. 209585 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., William. Alexander Howsego, O.N. 271875 (Po.).

Yeo. Sigs. Herbert Anderson Hultgren, O.N. 233040 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Thomas James, O.N. 177065 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A. Alfred William Jenkins, O.N. 269394 (Dev.).

P.O. Maurice Stagg Johnson, O.N. 191394 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. William John Jones, O.N. J2950 (Ch.).

Act. C.E.R.A., 2nd C1., Louis Edward Keller, O.N. 270073. (Dev.).

C.P.O. Thomas Knight, O.N. 165128 (Ch.).

P.O., 1st C1., Henry Leggett, O.N. 162407 (Po.).

A.B. Alexander Louis Levin, O.N. J14107 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Sidney Reginald Ley, O.N. K12852 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. James Marshall Long, O.N. 300568 (Dev.).

Act. C.E.R.A., 2nd C1., Edgar Climo Lowman, O.N. M261 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. Albert James Luff, O.N. 310668 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., William Norman Stanley Luke, O.N. M3564 (Dev.).

Yeo. Sigs. James Henry McArdle, O.N. 230980 (Dev.).

P.O. William McBride, O.N. 190666 (Dev.).

P.O. Percy Albert Martin, O.N. 204425 (Po.).

A.B. William Mason, O.N. 178020 (Ch.).

P.O. Harry Miller, O.N. 191589 (Ch.).

C.P.O. George Missing, O.N. 167855 (Po.).

C.P.O. William Henry Mitchell, O.N. 178369 (Dev.).

C.P.O. William John Moore, O.N. 156960 (P.O.).

Ch. Sto. John Moriarty, O.N. 284329 (Dev.).

C.P.O. James William Newby, O.N. 167536 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. William Johnson Warnes Newland, O.N. 225861 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Frederick Ernest Nicholls, O.N. 270774 (Po.).

Act. Ch. Sto. William Samuel Noad, O.N. 306741 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sig. Ernest John Orton, O.N. 231135 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Ernest Parkinson, O.N. 286501 (Po.).

P.O., Arthur James Paul, O.N. 211077 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Arthur Gillingham Pedder, O.N. 271351 (Ch.).

P.O. Harry Richard Pennells, O.N. 221236 (Po.).

C.P.O. Edward Perry, O.N. 175802 (Dev.).

C.P.O. John Piggott, O.N. 141489 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. William Albert Pike, O.N. J4033 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. Joseph Alfred Plummer, O.N. K891 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Archibald Mitchell Pretsell, O.N. 271914 (Ch.).

A.B. John Thomas Price, O.N. 230732 (Po.).

C.P.O. Clement Richards, O.N. 179228 (Dev.).

Yeo. Sigs. Charles Richard Robins, O.N. 233480 (Dev.).

Ldg. Teleg. William Frederick Salgert, O.N. J9515 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. William Tom Sansome, O.N. 229071 (P.O.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Searle, O.N. 268393 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Thomas Wardrop Semple, R.N.R., O.N. 1750E.A.

Ch. Sto. Frederick Augustus Shea, O.N. 284582 (Po.).

C.P.O. John Henry Shergold, O.N. 173436 (Po.).

Act. C.P.O. Angus Ross Gilbertson Sim, O.N. 181681 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 4th Cl., Percy William Simpson, O.N. M9342 (Dev.).

A.B. John Sinclair, O.N. J16142 (Po.).

P.O. Walter Henry Soloman, O.N. 200412. (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Alan Alexander Howling Stewart, O.N. J10099 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Edward Frederick Stewart, O.N. 281149 (Po.).

A.B. William George Stitfall, O.N. J13345 (Po.).

C.P.O. William George Strickland, O.N. 166188 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. Edwin James Symonds, O.N. 302014 (Ch.).

Act. C.P.O. George Tarry, O.N. 188318 (Po.).

Act. Ldg. Sto. Augustus Tapster, O.N. K4541 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. Frank Taulbut, O.N. 310558 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Ezekiel Herbert Tennant, O.N. 308171 (Po.).

C.P.O. Francis Arthur Thomas, O.N. 175570- (Po.).

Yeo. Sigs. George Frederick Toynbee, O.N. 219023 (P.O.).

C.P.O. Samuel Tuthill, O.N. 176408 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Frederick Vernon Walcot, O.N. J11345 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Thomas Wanless, O.N. 269161 (Po.).

Ldg. Sto. William Wenman, O.N. K6080 (Po.).

Ldg. Sig. Arthur William White, O.N. J3764 (Dev.).

P.O. Richard James White, O.N. 193344 (Dev.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Arthur Charles Willis, O.N. 233361 (Ch.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Cdr. William Werden Wilson, R.N.

Cdr. Henry Haire-Forster, R.N.

Cdr. Richard Anthony Aston Plowden, R.N.

Cdr. Alan Frederic William Howard, R.N.

Cdr. Geoffrey Stewart Fleetwood Nash, R.N.

Engr. Cdr. David Edward Duke, R.N.

Engr. Cdr. Percy Pollard, R.N.

Engr. Cdr. Robert Beeman, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Ernest Cyril Brent, D.S.O., R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Fairfax Moresby Kerr, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. James Robert Carnegie Cavendish, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Sidney Frank Coopper, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Ernest William Roberts, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Thomas Henry Fielder Dampier-Child, R.N. (since drowned).

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Harold Baker Sears, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Lionel George Buchanan, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Alfred Clowes Brook, R.N.

Lieut. Stuart Douglas Wilson, R.N.

Lieut. Charles Arthur Aisken Larcom, R.N.

Lieut. Guy Edward Cooper, R.N.

Lieut. John Harding, R.N.

Lieut. Alfred Creighton Collinson, R.N.

Lieut. Frank Charles Robert Younghusband, R.N.

Lieut. Clare George Vyner, R.N.

Lieut. Stephen Barry, R.N.

Lieut. Henry Steward Roome, R.N.

Eng. Lieut. Charles Bowden Smith, R.N.

Lieut. Alphonse Martin Tulloch. R.N.R.

Lieut. Kingsley Gordon Howe, R.N.R.

Lieut. William Ansdell Thompson, R.N.R.

Lieut. William Nicholls, R.N.R.

Lieut. Arthur Fortaleza Cummins, R.N.R.

Lieut. James Hassard Short, R.N.R.

Lieut. David James Singleton, R.N.R.

Lieut. Cecil William Bateson, R.N.V.R.

Surgn. Prob. Ian Maclaren Thompson, R.N.V.R.

Act. Mate George.Daniels Neate, R.N.

Ch. Bosn. William Ahern, R.N.

Ch. Art. Eng. Sydney Edwin Soper, R.N.

Ch. Art. Engr. John Ernest Mitchell, R.N.

Gnr. (T.) James Charles Willis, R.N.

Gnr. (T.) Wilford Joe Williams, R.N.

Gnr. (T.) John George Beaumont, R.N.

Gnr. (T.) Henry John Martin, R.N.

Gnr. Benjamin Plent, R.N.

Gnr. George Frederick William Adams, R.N.

Gnr. John Robert Harrison, R.N.

Art. Engr. Archibald Frank Fewins, R.N.

Art. Engr. John Berry, R.N.

E.R.A., 2nd C1., George Robert Abraham, O.N. M.1290 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., Arthur Dunhill Ainsworth, O.N. 269669 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sig. George Bushnell Anderson, O.N. J.2940 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st C1., Albert Henry Andrew, O.N. 268679 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto, Albert Baker, O.N. 276916 (Dev.).

P.O. William Edward Belson Barber, O.N. 162511 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Robert Barker, O.N. 297161 (Po.).

A.B. George Edwin Barrington, O.N. J. 19399 (Dev.).

P.O. Tom Albert Basten, O.N. 192928 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Percy Thomas Belsey, O.N. 207845 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Edward Charles Blake, O.N. 180887 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Frederick Boon, O.N. 215935 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Boyd, O.N. 268757 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. Glenworth Brimson, O.N. 207701 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Stephen Samuel Brooman, O.N. 152268 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. George Alfred Bustin, O.N. 282907 (Po.).

C.P.O. Frederick Burwood, O.N. 151107 (Po.).

P.O. Frederick George Capron, O.N. 185864 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Louis William Carpenter, O.N. 280521 (Po.).

P.O. Samuel Petherbridge Causley, O.N. 216625 (Dev.).

Ch. Arm. William George Chandler, O.N. 341522 (Ch.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Reubin Alfred Coaker, O.N. 202959 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Charles Cobley, O.N. 177893 (Dev.).

C.P.O. William Henry Collins, O.N. 158555 (Po.).

Sto., 1st Cl., John Connery, O.N. 280931 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. Edwin Francis Cooke, O.N. 229526 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., John Coutts, O.N. 160010 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Martin Cowley, O.N. 285334 (Ch.).

A.B. Edward Rowley Cribb, O.N. 208899 (Po.).

P.O. Charles Spencer Cross, O.N. 164892

Ldg. Sea. William White Cross, O.N. 209830 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A. Sidney Charles Dawson, O.N. 269858 (Po.).

Boy Teleg. Samuel William Edgar Dolbear, O.N. J.44705 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A. George Duguid, O.N. 270513 (Ch.).

A.B. Albert Edwards, O.N. 236345 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Henry Albert Elliott, O.N. 174437

C.P.O. Thomas Henry Fagence, O.N. 156206 (Po.).

P.O. Arthur William Fleming, O.N. 193039 (Po.).

P.O. Walter James Freeborn, O.N. 201781 (Dev.).

P.O. Nathan Frost, O.N. 214182 (Ch.).

A.B. Samuel Galton, O.N. S.S.3272 (Po.).

A.B. Hugh Garrett, O.N. 174856 (Po.).

C.P.O. William Harry Gibson, O.N. 166368 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Andrew Goble, O.N. 344520,(Po.).

C.E.R.A. Frederick William Goodall, O.N. 269202 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. John Gray, O.N. 286196 (Po.).

A.B. Arthur Grigg, O.N. J. 14351 (Po.).

Yeo. Sigs. John Grummett, O.N. 228076

Act. C.P.O. Charles Herbert Harding, O.N. 162932 (Po.).

A.B. William Carroll Harrison, O.N. 208714 (Po.).

A.B. Michael Hayes, O.N. 164523 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Thomas Hellier, O.N. 152890 (Dev.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Charles John Herve, O.N. S.S.113805 (Po.).

C.P.O. John Hibbs, O.N. 158482 (Po.).

Sto., 1st Cl., William James Hill, O.N. K13912 (Po.).

P.O., 1st Cl, William Henry Hodge, O.N. 171351 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Nelson Hughes, O.N. M1645 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. George Frederick Hurrell, O.N. 214588 (Po.).

A.B. Arthur James, O.N. 214185 (Ch.).

P.O. Walter Johnson, O.N. 167780 (Po.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Alfred Ernest Jones, O.N. 271750 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. David Jonah Jones, O.N. 214797 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. Maurice Jones, O.N. 221992 (Ch.).

A.B. Harold William Langdon, O.N. J26087 (Dev.).

A.B. John Lillycran, O.N. 211739 (Dev.).

Act. C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Arthur Aubrey Lower, O.N. 272170 (Po.).

C.E.R.A. Robert Murray McCheyne, R.N.R., O.N. 392 E.B.

A.B. John McMann, O.N. S.S. 6504 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Urquhart Mackie, O.N. 270751 (Po.).

1st Writer Frank Crosby Macklin, O.N. 347177 (Po.).

C.P.O. John William Baker Marjoram, O.N. 191735 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Louis Joseph Maskey, O.N. K26899 (Oh.).

Ch. Sto. Charles Mathis, O.N. 283447 (Po.).

Ldg. Sig. Thomas Mitchell, O.N. 237772 (Dev.).

P.O. William Samuel Mockett, O.N. 184560 (Dev.).

Teleg. Stephen John Murphy, O.N. J32965 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., John Myles, O.N. 268687 (Ch.).

A.B. Frederick Thomas Newall, O.N. 212862 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Frederick George Nicholass, O.N. 272211 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. William Ewart Paltridge, O.N. 223726 (Dev.).

C.P.O. John Frank Parker, O.N. 171441 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Charles John Patterson, O.N. 268567 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. Percy Paxman, O.N. 293753 (Pa.).

Yeo. Sigs. William. Montague Peacock, O.N. 219927 (Ch.).

A.B. Owen Edward Peck, O.N. J20556 (Ch.).

P.O. Frederick Peek, O.N. 226410 (Dev.).

A.B. Alfred Petty, O.N. 289804 (Ch.).

Ldg. Teleg. John William Basil Phillips, O.N. J10426 (Po.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Fred Phillipson O.N. 272203 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Ernest George Phillis, O.N. K4723 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Harold Pinion, O.N. 236084 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. George Harry Pragnell, O.N. 309127 (Po.).

P.O. Charles Stephen Quint, O.N. 169876 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. Percy Frederick Redfern, O.N. 213400 (Dev.).

Ch. Shpwt. Thomas Revato, O.N. 342014 (Dev.).

P.O. Walter Lewis Rice, O.N. 182530 (Dev.).

P.O. William John Richards, O.N. 186544 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Henry George Salmon, O.N. 282597 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Ernest Sandalls, O.N. 281995 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., George Albert Sanders, O.N. 268231 (Dev.).

A.B. James Sidney Seagrove, O.N. 229134 (Ch.).

A.B. Michael Henry Searley, O.N. 216155 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. George Thomas Sears, O.N. 283496 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 4th Cl., Cecil John Sergent, O.N. M3296 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A. John George Henry Sheriff, O.N. 272485 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Charles Short, O.N. 163027 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Fred Skew, O.N. 288481 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. George Albert Edward Sorrell, O.N 239272 (Ch.).

P.O. Charles Spring, O.N. 237395 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., John Summers, O.N. 269589 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Richard Taylor, O.N. 270444 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Arthur Thomas, O.N. 272360 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., James Till, O.N. 269148 (Dev.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Reginald Stanley John Turner, O.N. S.S. 109267 (Dev.).

P.O. Frederick Willie Waller, O.N. 227583 (Po.).

C.P.O. William Henry Wargent, O.N. 177620 (Dev.).

Act. C.P.O. James Edward Watts, O.N. 180490 (Po.).

Sig. Frederick Welch, O.N. J24840 (Ch.).

A.B. Albert Edward Wheeler, O.N. 222308 (Po.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Patrick Whelan, O.N. 216551 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sto. Charles James Wickens, O.N. R15162 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., John Wills, O.N. 292726 (Dev.).

Offrs. Std., 1st Cl., Sidney Harold Woods, O.N. 360796 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., John William Wright, O.N. 272352 (Po.).

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Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following decorations and medals to Officers and Men for services in action with enemy submarines:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. George Gordon Dustan Salmon, R.N.

Mate Claude George Rogers Hayhoe, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

E.R.A., 4th Cl., William Thompson, O.N. M14056 (Po.).

A.B. Thomas Findlay, O.N. J10141 (Po.).

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Honours for Miscellaneous Services

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of medals to the undermentioned men:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

A.B. John Frederick Bailey, O.N. J3979 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Richard Henry Prowse, O.N. 271526 (Dev.).

 

The undermentioned Officer and rating have been mentioned in despatches:

Ch. Skpr. George Bee, R.N.R., 41 W.S.A. (killed).

A.B. Albert Edward French, O.N. 234666 (Ch.) (killed in action).

 

 


 

 

30565 - 8 MARCH 1918

 

Whitehall, March 6, 1918.

 

The KING has been pleased to award the Albert Medal to Flight Lieutenant Victor Albert Watson, R.N., and the Albert Medal in Gold to Air Mechanic, 1st Grade, Harold Victor Robinson and Boy Mechanic Eric Edward Steere.

 

On the occasion of an accident to one of His Majesty's Airships, which resulted in a fire breaking out on board her, Flight Lieutenant Watson, who was the senior Officer on the spot, immediately rushed up to the car of the airship under the impression that one of the crew was still in it, although he was well aware that there were heavy bombs attached to the airship which it was impossible to remove owing to the nearness of the fire, and which were almost certain to explode at any moment on account of the heat. Having satisfied himself that there was in fact no one in the car, he turned away to render assistance elsewhere, and at that moment one of the bombs exploded, a portion of it shattering Lieutenant Watson's right arm at the elbow. The arm had to be amputated almost immediately.

 

Air Mechanic H. V. Robinson and Boy Mechanic E. E. Steere, on the occasion of an accident to one of His Majesty's airships which caused a fire to break out on board her, approached the burning airship without hesitation, extricated the pilot and two members of the crew, all of whom were seriously injured, and then unclipped the bombs from the burning car and carried them out of reach of the fire. As the bombs were surrounded by flames, and were so hot that they scorched the men's hands as they carried them, they must have expected the bombs to explode.

 

 


 

 

30573 - 12 MARCH 1918

 

War Office, 13th March, 1918.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Military Medal for bravery in the Field to the undermentioned Non-commissioned Officers and Men:

LZ/656 P./O. W. Jarman, R.N.V.R., attd. M.G. Corps (Plumstead).

Cl/2340 A./B. W. McQuilken, R.N.V.R., attd. M.G. Corps (Port Glasgow).

CZ/6188 A./B. P. O'Neill, R.N.V.R., attd. M.G. Corps (Greenock).

 

 


 

 

30576 - 12 MARCH 1918

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

St. James's Palace, S.W. 15th March, 1918.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services in or for the Oversea Dominions, Colonies and Protectorates, in connection with the War. The appointments to date from the 1st January, 1918 (including):

 

Crown Colonies, Protectorates, &c

 

To be Officers of the said Most Excellent Order.

Mrs. Muriel Harriet Felton; for services rendered to the British Squadron on the occasion of the Naval Battle off the Falkland Islands 8th December, 1914.

 

                                      


 

 

30579 - 15 MARCH 1918

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following promotion in the Most Honourable Order of the Bath in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officer during the war:

 

To be an Additional Member of the Second Class, or Knights Commanders, of the said Most Honourable Order. Captain Godfrey Marshall Paine, C.B., M.V.O., R.N. (Commodore, 1st Class).

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Admiralty, 12th March, 1918.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to confer the Royal Naval Reserve Officers' Decoration upon the undermentioned Officers:

Lieut.-Cdr. Cecil Brooks, R.N.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. (actg. Cdr.) Reginald R. Harrison, R.N.R.

Lieut. Lionel D. Douglas, R.N.R.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. William Relph, R.N.R.

Staff Payr. John Mortished, R.N.R.

 

 


 

 

30581 - 15 MARCH 1918

 

Admiralty, 16th March, 1918.

 

Honours for Services in Action on the Occasion of the

Raid into the Straits of Dover by Enemy Destroyers on the Night of the 14th-15th February, 1918

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following decorations and medals to the undermeationed Officers and men:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross

 

Engr. Lieut. John Abraham Kirkham, R.N.R. Displayed great courage and devotion to duty. His ship had been heavily shelled, was holed below water, and was settling down by the head. Engr. Lieut. Kirkham kept the pumps going as long as steam lasted, thus saving the vessel by keeping her afloat, until another vessel came to her assistance and towed her stern first into Dover harbour.

 

Skpr. Henry Bennett, R.N.R., 1013S.A., H.M. Trawler "James Pond". Displayed the utmost courage and devotion to duty. Skpr. Bennett ably assisted Ch. Skpr. Berry in his efforts to save the vessel after she had been heavily shelled and set on fire. Attempts were made to put out the fire and to get up the ammunition from below, but both efforts failed, and finally the ship was abandoned. The boat was successfully launched in spite of the fact that the falls had been destroyed by the shelling. The crew got away in her, and succeeded in effecting a landing on the French coast, where they received every attention from the French authorities.

 

Skpr. Samuel Alger Head, R.N.R., 1S08 W.S.A., H.M. Drifter "Vera Creina." Displayed gallantry and presence of mind in keeping his ship afloat, when badly holed by two 4-inch shells, by plugging the holes with beds and blankets.

 

Skpr. John Mair, R.N.R., 1323W.S.A., H.M. Drifter "W. Elliott." Displayed great coolness and presence of mind when his ship was sunk with the loss of seven hands and he himself was injured.

 

Skpr. John Turrell, R.N.R., 1126W.S.A., H.M. Drifter "Golden Rule." When his ship was severely damaged and ten of his crew had been killed and three badly injured, he displayed great courage and energy in giving orders to the remaining three hands although severely injured himself

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Lieut. Alexander Duff Thomson, D.S.C., R.N.R. Displayed the greatest courage, coolness and devotion to duty. The vessel which he commanded was heavily shelled, and very considerable damage was done to her. The first salvo wrecked the bridge, the W.T. room, and Lieut. Thomson's cabin underneath the bridge, the Officer of the Watch being killed outright. Lieut. Thomson managed to get out of his cabin alive and made for the bridge. He maintained his coolness throughout, and after the action was over managed to get an S.O.S. signal through to Folkestone Pier, his W.T. having been put out of action. He then examined his vessel, and found she had been holed below water, and was settling down by the head. At 6.30 a.m. another vessel came to his assistance and towed his ship stern first into Dover Harbour.

 

Ch. Skpr. Alfred Edward Berry, D.S.C., R.N.R., 111S.A., H.M. Trawler "James Pond." Displayed the utmost coolness and devotion to duty, and behaved in a most courageous manner. His vessel was heavily shelled and set on fire. His cabin was pierced by a shell which exploded and wrecked it, wounding Ch. Skpr. Berry in the legs and setting fire to the whole of the wheelhouse. He remained cool and collected throughout, immediately giving orders to all hands to lie down until the firing was over. He then made every effort to get the fires out, and although the hose had been blown to pieces, it was replaced under his directions. Both the attempt to put out the fires and to bring up the ammunition failed, and then Ch. Skpr. Berry gave orders to abandon ship. He refused to abandon his vessel, though offered assistance by a French T.B.D., until he was convinced she was doomed. It was found that the falls of the boat had been destroyed, but the boat was successfully man-handled and launched, and the crew got away in her, Chief Skipper Berry being the last to leave.

 

To receive the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal

 

Engmn. James Ewing, R.N.R., O.N. 2637E.S., H.M. Drifter "Violet May."

Engmn. Alexander Noble, R.N.R., O.N. 2651E.S., H.M. Drifter "Violet May."

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When their ship had been very severely handled by the enemy, and was on fire forward, and all the rest of the crew had been killed with two exceptions, and those so badly wounded that they could render little or no assistance, Engmn. Ewing and Noble cleared the wreckage of the boom from the small boat, got out the boat, put their wounded shipmates into it, and then took to the boat. Finding the ship did not sink, they returned to her, attacked the fire with buckets, and got it out, small arm ammunition in the wheelhouse exploding as they worked. They then got their injured ship- mates on board again and made them comfortable, afterwards burning flares of old clothes soaked in paraffin until picked up and towed in at 7 a.m. The Vice-Admiral, Dover Patrol, reports:"The conduct of Noble and Ewing was altogether admirable. Their great gallantry and devotion to duty-and, I would add, their simple modesty- entitles them to very special consideration."

 

2nd Hnd. George Bertie Rivett, R.N.R., O.N. 5727D.A., H.M. Drifter "Kosmos." For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He displayed great courage and presence of mind when, first, his own ship having sunk, he went overboard after the small boat which was adrift. Later, he put his lifebelt on a severely wounded engineman of another ship. Finally, he assisted in saving the life of Engmn. Wakerley when the latter became unconscious. He was in the water for over two hours.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal

Dkhnd. George Miller Barnes, R.N.R., O.N. 17056D.A.

Dkhnd. Malcolm Beaton, R.N.R., O.N. 512S.D.

2nd Hnd. Alfred Boynton, R.N.R., O.N. 12740D.A.

Dknd. John Brown, R.N.R., O.N. 4099D.A.

Dkhnd. Arthur Chambers, R.N.R., O.N. 4186D.A.

Ldg. Dkhnd. William Gullage, R.N.R., O.N. 1173X.

Dkhnd. Arthur George Holt, R.N.R., O.N. 1005D.A.

A.B. Horace Neller, O.N. 185719 (R.F.R., Po./B3460).

Dkhnd. Frederick James Plane, R.N.R., O.N. 5728D.A.

Engmn. Alexander Sandison, R.N.R., O.N 1440E.S.

Dkhnd. John Edward James Sharman, R.N.R., O.N. 8586D.A.

Dkhnd. Arthur Towner, R.N.R., O.N. 4660D.A.

Engmn. John Henry Wakerley, R.N.R., O.N. 1551E.S.

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Lieut. John Anderson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Robert Lee Bell, R.N.V.R.

Skpr. Robert Scott, R.N.R., 2350S.A.

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Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours and decorations to the undermentioned Officers for services in action with enemy submarines:

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order.

Lieut. Stephen Philip Robey White, D.S.C., R.N.R.

Staff Payr. William Richard Ashton, D.S.C., R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Frederick William Hawkridge, R.N.

Sub-Lieut. Henry Harvey Clement Ainslie, R.N.

 

The undermentioned Officer has been mentioned in Despatches:

Skpr. James Gardiner, R.N.R., 1829S.A.

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Honours for the Royal Naval Air Service

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours, -decorations, and medals to Officers and Men of the Royal Naval Air Service:

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Order

 

Sqdn. Cdr. Edwin Rowland Moon, D.S.O., R.N.A.S. In recognition of the resource and gallantry displayed by him in the following circumstances:

On the 6th January, 1917, whilst on a reconnaissance flight over the Rufiji Delta with Cdr. The Hon. Richard O. B. Bridgeman, D.S.O., R.N., as observer, he was obliged by engine trouble to descend in one of the creeks, where it became necessary to destroy the seaplane to avoid the possibility of its being captured. For three whole days the two officers wandered about the delta in their efforts to avoid capture and to rejoin their ship. During this time they had little or nothing to eat, and were continually obliged to swim across the creeks, the bush on the banks being impenetrable. On the morning of the 7th January they constructed a raft of three spars and some latticed window-frames. After paddling and drifting on this for the whole of the 7th and 8th January, they were finally carried out to sea on the morning of the 9th, when Cdr. Bridgeman, who was not a strong swimmer, died of exhaustion and exposure. In the late afternoon Flt. Cdr. Moon managed to reach the shore, and was taken prisoner by the Germans. He was released from captivity on the 21st November, 1917. He displayed the greatest gallantry in attempting to save the life of his companion.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross

 

Flt. Cdr. Richard Bernard Munday, R.N.A.S. For courage and initiative. Offensive patrols under his able and determined leadership have consistently engaged enemy aircraft, and he has displayed the utmost courage in carrying out special missions alone, both by day and by night. On the 21st February, 1918, he attacked a new type enemy two-seater machine. The enemy machine dived steeply east, and Flt. Cdr. Munday followed and closed in, firing a long burst at close range, after which the enemy went down vertically out of control. On other occasions he has brought down enemy machines completely out of control, and has set fire to and destroyed enemy kite balloons both by day and night. On one occasion he attacked an enemy kite balloon at night, and destroyed both the balloon and its shed by fire.

 

Flt. Lieut, (actg. Flt. Cdr.) Miles Jeffrey Game Day, R.N.A.S. (since killed). For great skill and bravery as a fighting pilot. On the 25th January he attacked, single-handed, six enemy triplanes, one of which he shot down. On the 2nd February, 1918, he attacked and destroyed an enemy two-seater machine on reconnaissance at 18,000 feet. He destroyed several enemy machines in a short space of time, and, in addition, had numerous indecisive engagements.

 

Flt. Lieut. Ernest Edward Deans, R.N.A.S. In recognition of great skill and bravery in flying machines of an old type in East Africa. Ha has carried out some very useful and long flights, and has completed his reconnaissances even when the machine has been practically uncontrollable through "bumps." He has been eager and ready to go up at all times, and has shown no thought of personal danger.

 

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Edward Grahame Johnstone, R.N.A.S. For the pluck and determination shown by him in engaging enemy aircraft. On the 19th January, 1918, he attacked five Albatross scouts, and engaged one, nose on, opening fire at 75 yards range. The enemy aircraft turned on its side and spun. He followed, and engaged again at 30 yards range. The enemy aircraft went down completely out of control. Later in the day, in a general engagement with fourteen Albatross scouts, he followed one down to 8,000 feet, firing all the time. This is confirmed by other pilots of the patrol to have fallen completely out of control. On several other occasions he has destroyed enemy machines or brought them down completely out of control.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross

 

Flt. Cdr. Guy William Price, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. For consistency and determination in attacking enemy aircraft, often in superior numbers. On the 22nd January, 1918, when on offensive patrol, he observed seven Albatross scouts. He dived and fired into one of the enemy aircraft, which stalled, side-slipped, and eventually fell over on its back, disappearing through a thick bank of clouds, and was observed by others of our machines to fall completely out of control. On several other occasions he has destroyed enemy machines or brought them down completely out of control.

 

Flt. Lieut, (act. Flt. Cdr.) Wilfrid Austin Curtis, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. For continuous skill and courage as a fighting pilot. On the 23rd January, 1918, whilst on offensive patrol, he followed three two-seater enemy machines and an enemy scout through the clouds. The enemy were then joined by five other scouts. He dived and fired into an enemy two-seater from about 40 feet behind. The enemy machine fell over on its side and started to spin, and was observed by another pilot to break up in the air while spinning down. Since the award of the Distinguished Service Cross this officer has destroyed several enemy machines and driven down others absolutely out of control.

 

Flt. Lieut. William Lancelot Jordan, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. For skill and determination when leading offensive patrols. On the 6th January, 1918, when on offensive patrol he observed ten Albatross scouts. The enemy dived and spread out, and Flt. Lieut. Jordan, in conjunction with another pilot, attacked one, into which he fired at close range, sending it down in a side-slipping dive. On numerous other occasions he has attacked enemy aircraft with great dash and gallantry, and has destroyed or sent them down out of control.

 

To receive a Second Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Flt. Cdr. Robert John Orton Compston, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. For ability and determination when leading offensive patrols, in which he displays entire disregard of personal danger. On the 1st January, 1918, he observed a new type twin-tailed two-seater enemy machine, which he attacked, firing a good many rounds at point blank range. The enemy machine dived, but was again attacked and went down vertically with his engine full on. The wings came off, and the machine was observed to crash. Later in the day Flt. Cdr. Compston observed two formations of ten and five Albatross scouts respectively. He attacked one of the enemy machines and sent it down in a flat spin and falling over sideways completely out of control. On numerous other occasions Flt. Cdr. Compston has destroyed or driven down enemy machines completely out of control, and has frequently had more than one successful engagement in the same day.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal

C.P.O., 1st Cl. (now Warrt. Offr., 2nd Gr.), William Dickison, O.N. 272318 (Ch.).

Air Mech., 2nd Gr., George Henry Robinson, O.N. F.26879.

 

The following officers have been mentioned in despatches:

Wing Cdr. Redford Henry Mulock, D.S.O., R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Christopher Eric Wood, R.N.A.S. (killed).

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Honours for Miscellaneous Services.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following decorations and medals to the undermentioned officers and men:

 

(a) For services with the Royal Naval Siege Guns in France.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Capt. Humphrey Peck, R.M.A. For continuous good work while in charge of a gun, and in command of its crew and camp from the 2nd February, 1917, until the present date. Previous to the formation of the R.M.A. Heavy Siege Train, this officer was in command of a detached gun from June, 1916, until February, 1917. He has also been of the greatest assistance whilst acting as Adjutant of the unit from February, 1917, until present date.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Capt. Gerald Fenwick Haszard, D.S.C., R.M.A. Has on many occasions shown an example of coolness under fire. Twice in one month when the bombardment was very heavy he went to the assistance of wounded men. On the 15th July, 1917, when a dug-out was blown in by a shell, he extricated two severely wounded men under heavy shellfire and carried them to a place of safety. On the 28th July, 1917, whilst his gun position and the road adjoining were under heavy and continuous shell fire, a dump of heavy ammunition was blown up, causing a great cavity in the road. An ambulance containing a wounded officer and man fell into the shell hole. Capt. Haszard immediately went out, and with the help of Gnr., Walker, R.M.A., who was wounded directly afterwards, and died subsequently, carried the wounded officer on his back into an adjoining dug-out. He then returned and. brought in the wounded man.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

S.B.S., 2nd Cl., Arthur Clarence Abrahams, O.N. 351689 (Po.).

Gnr. Henry John Brookes, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./1822 (S.).

Col. Serjt. William James Coen, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./4896 (now tempy. Lieut., R.M.)

Ldg. Sea. John Alfred Couldwell, O.N. 238611 (Po.).

A.B. Hugh Cunningham, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z4300.

A.B. Reginald John Farr, O.N. J13080 (Po.).

Shipwt., 1st Cl., John Milton Goddard, O.N. 342706 (Po.).

A.B. Frank Greenwood, O.N. J13862 (Dev.).

Wireman, 1st Cl., Samuel Foxhall Heath, O.N. M17482 (Po.).

A.B. Arthur Victor Johnson, O.N. J247345 (Po.).

Corpl. James Emsden Kersey, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./12989.

Ch. Arm. Arthur Edward Mitchell, O.N. 340546 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Silvanus Prouse, O.N. 119036 (R.F.R, Dev./A2620).

C.P.O. Joseph Henry Russell, O.N. 136683 (R.F.R. Dev./A2962).

Ldg. Sea. Henry Frederick Augustus Shelton, O.N. 237371 (Po.).

Motor Driver George William Stanton, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./566(S).

A.B. Samuel Taylor, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Bristol) Z4751.

P.O. William John Tucker, O.N. 132707 (R.F.R. Dev./A3586).

 

The undermentioned ratings have been mentioned in despatches:

P.O. Mech. Horace Dawson, O.N. F4755.

C.P.O., 3rd Cl. (now Warrant Offr., 2nd Gr.) Alfred Ernest Le Sueur, O.N. F3413.

 

(b) For services with the Royal Naval Transport Service in France.

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

Cdr. St. Leger Stanley Warden, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Asst. Payr. (actg. Payr.) Reginald Charles Yorke, R.N.R.

 

The following Officers and Rating have been mentioned in despatches:

Cdr. John Herbert Jones, R.N.

Cdr. Berkeley Holme-Sumner, R.N.

Cdr. Edward Jackson Beaumont, R.N.

Flt. Payr. George Christopher Aubin Boyer, R.N.

Capt. William Kirby McKay, R.M. (Royal Marine Labour Corps).

Capt. James Andrew Paterson, R.M. (Royal Marine Labour Corps).

Ch. Writer Thomas Grills, O.N. 133073 (Po.).

 

(c) For Other Services.

 

The following Officer and men have been mentioned in despatches:

Cdr. Charles Ewer Cundall, R.N.

P.O., 1st Cl., Richard Frederick Ainscough, O.N. 161367. (R.F.R. Ch./B2321).

P.O., 1st cl., Marks Joseph Crick Carter, O.N. 121154 (Ch.).

P.O., 2nd Cl., Samuel Whitehouse, O.N. 128682 (R.F.R., Po./A1147).

 

 


 

 

30585 - 15 MARCH 1918

 

War Office, 19th March, 1918

 

(included in Army lists)

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of a second Bar to the Military Medal to the undermentioned Non-Commissioned Officers and Men:

TZ/618 P./O. W. Brown, M.M., R.N.V.R. (Percy Main, North'd). (M.M. gazetted 26th March, 1917.) (1st Bar gazetted 9th July, 1917.)

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of a Bar to the Military Medal to the undermentioned Non-commissioned Officers and Men:

TZ/2077 P./O. A. Dixon, M.M., R.N.V.R. (South Shields). (M.M. gazetted 26th March, 1917.)

WZ/1809 L./S. W. H. Davies, M.M., R.N.V.R. (Swansea). (M.M. gazetted 17th April, 1917.)

TZ/2118 C./P./O. J. Marchant, M.M., R.N.V.R. (Ushaw Moor). (M.M. gazetted 9th July, 1917.)

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Military Medal for bravery in the Field to the undermentioned Non-Commissioned Officers and Men:

C.Z/4435 A./B. H. Bannister, R.N.V.R. (Massend).

T.Z.1941 P./O. T. Buckley, R.N.V.R. (South Shields).

M.Z.160 A./B. W. B. Chadwick, R.N.V.R. (Liverpool).

T.Z.8339 A./B. F. Crabtree, R.N.V.R. (Bradford).

K.Z.291 A./B. C. F. Dibb, R.N.V.R. (Castleford) LZ5218

A./B. (H.G.) E. Gillman, R.N.V.R. (Charlton).

CZ6032 A./B. J. Graham, R.N.V.R. (Aberdeen).

TZ/0219 A./B. J. Mallaby, R.N.V.R. (Waldridge).

B.Z.76 P./O. S. T. Manning, R.N.V.R. (Swansea) TZ/4698

A./B. (H.G.) A. Newbury, R.N.V.R. (Doncaster).

CZ/324 A./B. F. Oram, R.N.V.R. (Dundee). TZ/5709

A./B. (H.G.) L. Ravenhill, R.N.V.R. (Sheffield).

CZ/4790 A./B. T. Reilly, R.N.V.R. (Lochgelly).

CZ/548 A./B. (H.G.) F. Rollo, R.N.V.R. (Aberdeen).

R.149 P./O. T. Scott, R.N.V.R. (Hockley).

R.4063 A./B. J. Walsh, R.N.V.R. (St. Helens).

TZ/1146 L./S. M. C. Ward, R.N.V.R. (South Shields).

TZ/3841 P./O. J. C. Winn, R.N.V.R. (South Shields).

R3090 A./B. F. J. Woodbine, R.N.V.R. (Manningtree).      

  

 


 

 

30591 - 22 MARCH 1918

 

Whitehall, March 20, 1918.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to award the Edward Medal to Thomas Anderson and James Edward Tierney, late members of the crew of the Liverpool Salvage Association's vessel "Ranger," now in the temporary service of the Admiralty, and to George Gale, late foreman stevedore of the Admiralty at Portland Dockyard, who unhappily lost their lives under the following circumstances:

 

On the 31st of August, 1917, during salvage operations on board the steamship "Great City," the holds of which were known to be heavily charged with gas arising from decomposing grain, one of the stevedore's men noticed some pieces' of wood floating towards the pump and, contrary to strict orders, went down in order to pick the wood up so as to prevent the pump from choking. While in the act of doing this, he was overcome by gas and fell into the water. Anderson, who had some time previously suffered from gas poisoning, and, therefore, knew the gravity of the risk, at once went to his assistance and succeeded in holding him up while a rope was being sent down to him, but before this could reach him he was also overcome and fell into the water. Tierney and Gale then went to the rescue, but both were also overcome. Anderson, Tierney and Gale undoubtedly lost their lives in an endeavour to save the lives of their fellow workman.

 

 


 

 

30599 - 26 MARCH 1918

 

Admiralty, 23rd March, 1918.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the posthumous award of the Albert Medal in gold for gallantry in saving life at sea to Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Tom Kenneth Triggs, R.N., and of the Albert Medal for gallantry in saving life at sea to Able Seaman William Becker, O.N. J. 5841.

 

On the 6th December, 1917, the French steamer "Mont Blanc," with a cargo of high explosives, and the Norwegian steamer "Imo," were in collision in Halifax Harbour . Fire broke out on the "Mont Blanc" immediately after the collision, and the flames very quickly rose to a height of over 100 feet. The crew abandoned their ship and pulled towards the shore. The Captain of H.M.S. "Highflyer," which was about a mile away, at once sent off a boat to see if anything could be done to prevent loss of life, and Commander Triggs, volunteering for this duty, immediately got into the ship's whaler and pulled to the scene. A tug and the steamboat of H.M.C.S. "Niobe" were seen going there at the same time. Commander Triggs boarded the tug, and finding it was impossible to do anything for the "Mont Blanc," decided to endeavour to get the "Imo" away, giving directions accordingly to the tug. He returned to the whaler, and was pulling towards the bows of the "Imo," which was about 300 yards from the "Mont Blanc," to pass a line from her to the tug, when a tremendous explosion occurred. Of the seven people in the whaler, one, Able Seaman Becker, was rescued alive on the Dartmouth shore, whither he had swum; the remainder perished. It is clear that after communication with the tug, Commander Triggs and the rest of the boat's crew were fully aware of the desperate nature of the work they were engaged in, and that by their devotion to duty they sacrificed their lives in the endeavour to save the lives of others.

 

The KING has further been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the Albert Medal for gallantry in saving life at sea to Leading Seaman Thomas N. Davis, O.N. J.I8334 (Dev.), and Able Seaman Robert Stones, O.N. J.29998 (Dev.).

 

On the 6th December, 1917, the French steamer "Mont Blanc," with a cargo of high explosives, and the Norwegian steamer "Imo," were in collision in Halifax Harbour. Fire broke out on the "Mont Blanc" immediately after the collision, and the flames very quickly rose to a height of over 100 feet. The crew abandoned their ship and pulled to the shore. A few minutes later a tremendous explosion took place, and the tug "Musquash" was seen to be on fire forward. The fire was increasing, and there appeared to be a great danger of her getting adrift, and being carried down on to another vessel. As the "Musquash" had a gun and ammunition on board there was danger of a further explosion and consequent loss of life. The Captain of H.M.S. "Highflyer" hailed a private tug and asked her to take the "Musquash" in tow, but as they were unwilling to board the "Musquash " to get her in tow, the tug was brought alongside H.M.S. "Highflyer.'' Leading Seaman Davis and Able Seaman Stones immediately volunteered, and having been transferred by the tug to the burning "Musquash," which had by this time broken adrift, they secured a line from her stern, by means of which she was towed into midstream. The line then parted, and Davis and Stones passed another line from the "Musquash" to the pumping lighter "Lee," which had now arrived. They then both went forward to the burning part, and succeeded in getting to the ammunition, which was by this time badly scorched, pulled it away from the flames and threw it overboard. They then broke open the door of the galley, which was on fire inside, to enable the "Lee" to play her hoses into it. They repeated the same thing with the cabin. By their work they made it possible to subdue the fire and save further damage and loss of life. At any moment whilst they were on board the "Musquash" the ammunition might have exploded. 

 

 


 

 

30601 - 26 MARCH 1918

 

War Office, 28th March, 1918.

(included in Army lists)

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of a Bar to the Distinguished Conduct Medal to the undermentioned Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men:

 

T/Z 1571 P.O. Punton, D.C.M., R.N.V.R, (Pelaw-on-Tyne). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During the enemy attack he manned his gun, and fired over fifty rounds when surrounded by the enemy. On the base plate of the gun sinking, he proceeded to dismantle the gun, although the enemy were but fifty yards away, and brought it back safely, finally remounting it at headquarters under the supervision of the Commanding Officer. He then returned to the gun-pit with the intention of blowing up the ammunition, but this was found to be impossible, as the enemy were occupying the pit. His behaviour throughout, under the most intense barrage, was magnificent, and he set a splendid example to all the men with him. (D.C.M. gazetted 26th March, 1917.)

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to award the Distinguished Conduct Medal to the undermentioned for gallantry and distinguished service in the Field:

 

C.Z.4047 P.O. J. Blackhall, R.N.V.R. (Falkirk). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in a night attack on an enemy machine-gun post. He reached the position before the rest of the platoon, and prevented the enemy bringing their machine-gun into action. He also, with the aid of another man, held up the garrison until the remainder of the platoon arrived, and took twelve prisoners.

 

R.28 A. Sea. F. G. Chubb, R.N.V.R. (Southampton). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as one of a party told off to capture a concrete strong point. He had to go up to his waist in water, but was the first man to reach, the objective, bayoneting one of the crew of a machine gun and helping to capture the gun and twelve prisoners.

 

C/Z410 C.P.O. (S.M.) A. Dargie, R.N.V.R. (Dundee). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When during the defence of an important position the supply of bombs and small arm ammunition failed, he collected a party of orderlies and led them up with fresh supplies, returning again and again through the enemy barrage with the utmost gallantry. His example, enthusiasm and courage throughout the day inspired all around him, and but for his devotion to duty and determination the defence would undoubtedly have failed.

 

T.Z. 569 P.O. N. Foster, M.M., R.N.V.R. (Newcastle). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in command of his company after it had lost all three officers and forty-eight men. He so disposed the remainder as to minimise casualties, and kept up their spirits. When an officer took over he showed the greatest energy throughout the night in finding and evacuating all wounded within 200 yards of the line.

 

TZ/2743 P.O. D. Jackson, R.N.V.R. (Carlisle). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in charge of a platoon constructing trenches under very trying conditions and considerable shelling and machine-gun fire. He also assisted in the rescue of wounded who had been stuck fast in the mud for six or eight hours, going out in front of our line under heavy fire.

 

C/Z 5603 P.O. H. Smith, R.N.V.R. (Govan). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Taking command when the senior Petty Officers had become casualties and gaining the objective, he personally superintended the selection of the site and consolidated the gained ground.

 

B/Z 9067 A. Sea. W. J. .Stringer, R.N.V.R. (Birmingham). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as one of a party of one officer and eleven other ranks who successfully attacked a concrete dug-out and took an officer and eleven men prisoners. Although wounded, he continued his work of carrying messages for several hours, until again wounded so seriously that he was unable to move.

 

T.Z. 657 P.O. T. Watson, R.N.V.R. (Durham). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in moving the men forward under a heavy barrage, collecting many who were stuck in the mud and unable to move. When in the shell holes and during the relief under heavy fire, he was invaluable in steadying a number of men who were very shaken.

 

 


 

 

30606 - 29 MARCH 1918

 

War Office, 2nd April, 1918.

 

(included in Army lists)

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of a Bar to the Military Medal to the Non-commissioned Officer:

MZ/375 P./O. J. Silverwood, M.M., R.N.V.R. (Birkenhead). (M.M. gazetted 19th February, 1917.)

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Military Medal to the undermentioned Non-commissioned Officers and Men:

K.P.530 A./B. (H.G.) W. I. Appleton, R.N.V.R. (Darlington).

R4730 A./B. (H.G.) F. Barton, R.N.V.R. (Sutton Manor).

WZ/373 P.O. H. M. Clements, R.N.V.R. (Cardiff).

R2079 P./O. A. Davidson, R.N.V.R. (Perth).

CZ/5077 A./B. G. Fletcher, R.N.V.R. (Govan)

Ch./296509 C./P./O. J. J. Martin, R.N.V.R. (Tonbridge).

CZ/6987 A./B. J. McAullay, R.N.V.R. (Polmont).

CZ/676 Ldg./Sea. W. McMullan, R.N.V.R. (Paisley).

TZ856 A./B. J. E. Sample, R.N.V.R. (Blyth,

KP257 Ldg./Sea. J. Wormald, R.N.V.R. (West Hartlepool).

 


 

 

30607 - 2 APRIL 1918

 

The KING has been pleased, by Letters Patent under the Great Seal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, bearing date the 6th February, 1918, to confer the dignity of a Knight of the said United Kingdom upon (including):

 

Admiral Charles Edmund Kingsmill, R.N. (Ret.), Director of Naval Service in the Dominion of Canada.

 

 


 

 

30613 - 5 APRIL 1918

 

Chancery of the Royal Victorian Order.

 

The KING (is) pleased to make the following promotion in and appointments to the Royal Victorian Order:

 

To be Commander.

Vice-Admiral Roger John Brownlow Keyes, C.B., C.M.G., M.V.O., D.S.O.

 

To be Members of the Fourth Class.

Commander Edmond Alan Berners Stanley, Royal Navy.

Captain Walter Cleland Scott.

 

 


 

 

30614 - 5 APRIL 1918

 

War Office, 6th April, 1918.

 

With reference to the awards conferred as announced in the London Gazette dated 26th November, 1917, the following are the statements of service for which the decorations were conferred (including):

 

Awarded the Military Cross.

 

T./Sub-Lt. William Milton, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When one of our aeroplanes landed in flames and turned over, making it impossible for the pilot to escape, he at once went out with some men under enemy shell fire, had the aeroplane turned over, put out the fire, and saved the pilot's life.

 

 


 

 

30616 - 5 APRIL 1918

 

Admiralty, 6th April, 1918.

 

Honours for Service in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours, decorations and medals to the undermentioned Officers and Men in recognition of their services in vessels of the Auxiliary Patrol between 1 January and 31 December, 1917:

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order

Capt. John Philip Rolleston, R.N.R. (Rear-Adml., retd.).

Cdr. Walter John Tite Saunders, R.N.

Cdr. Wyndham Forbes, R.N.

Cdr. Andrew Hambly, R.N.

Cdr. Arthur Henry de Kantzow, R.N.

Cdr. (act. Capt.) Richard William Broughton Blacklin, R.D., R.N.R.

Cdr. (act. Capt.) William Erasmus Smith, R.D., R.N.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Cecil Brooks, R.D., R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut, (act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Richard Cowell Coppock, R.N.R.

Lieut, (act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Keith Robin Hoare, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. George Foote, R.N.R.

Lieut. Albert Arthur Crowther, R.N.R.

Lieut. James William Naylor, R.N.R.

Lieut. George Holmes, R.N.R.

Lieut. Helmar August Dillner, R.N.R.

Lieut. George Scott, R.N.R.

Lieut. Arthur Henry Sawdon, R.N.R.

Lieut. Richard Mate Jackson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Arthur Lakeland Sanderson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Arthur Hulme, R.N.R.

Lieut. Robert Ernest Andrews, R.N.R.

Lieut. Robert Jobling, R.N.R.

Lieut. Herbert Sutor, R.N.R.

Lieut. Eric Thomson Skelton, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Richard Charles Carter, R.N.R.

Lieut. Louis George Duncan Parkes, R.N.R.

Lieut. Richard Andrew Crafter, R.N.R.

Lieut. Richard Brightman Young, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Andrew Campbell, R.N.R.

Lieut. Ernest William King, R.N.R.

Lieut. Donald Luke Webster, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Percival Abernethy Richardson, R.N.V.R.

Ch. Skpr. James Henry Brown, R.N.R., 838 W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. Thomas Albert Dawson, R.N.R. 37 W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. Edwin Charles Smith, R.N.R. 1872 W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. William Wood, R.N.R. 2551 S.A.

Skpr. Henry John Alger, R.N.R. 1898 W.S.A.

Skpr. Ernest Edward Breach, R.N.R. 195 W.S.A.

Skpr. George Crockett, R.N.R. 2195 W.S.A.

Skpr. James Falconer, R.N.R. 1170 W.S.A.

Skpr. Robert Sinclair Harkes, R.N.R. 444 S.A.

Skpr. John Charles Hayward, R.N.R. 218 W.S.A.

Skpr. George Lewis Ormes, R.N.R. 578 W.S.A.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

2nd hnd. Andrew Adam, R.N.R., O.N. 1645 S.A.

2nd hnd. James Clark Addison, R.N.R., O.N. 9461 D.A.

Dkhnd. Alexander Aitchison, R.N.R., O.N. 2357 S.D.

Engmn. Robert Aitchison, R.N.R., O.N. 4995 E.S.

2nd hnd. William John Allen, R.N.R., O.N. 2189 S.A.

Trmr. William James Andrews, R.N.R., O.N. 5668 T.S.

Sea. Walter Balfour, R.N.R., O.N. 1317 D.

2nd hnd. John Barrie, R.N.R., O.N. 1743 S.A.

A.B. Arnold Haigh Brearley, O.N. 216536 (R.F.R. Dev./B2338).

Engmn. Daniel Alfred Brown, R.N.R., O.N. 4348 E.S.

Ldg. Sea. Arthur George Buckeridge, O.N. 128758 R.F.R. Ch./B1984)

Engmn. Edward Byrne, R.N.R., O.N. 2263 E.S.

Dkhnd. Watson Carnie, R.N.R., O.N. 758 S.D.

2nd hnd. John Catchpole R.N.R., O.N. 1262 S.A.

2nd hnd. James Chalmers, R.N.R., O.N 8187 D.A.

Engmn. Henry Charman, R.N.R., O.N. 4455 E.S.

C.P.O. Frederick George Clegg, O.N. 149364 (R.F.R. Po./A 4007).

Dkhnd. Joseph Henry Cole, R.N.R., O.N 8991 D.A.

2nd hnd. William Edward Dale, R.N.R O N 9204 D.A.

Ldg. Dkhnd. William Edward Dawes, R.N.R., O.N. 12951 D.A.

Ldg. Teleg. Norman Matthew Driver, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde) Z174.

Ldg. Sto. John Duncan, R.N.R., O.N. 1082 U.

Engmn. George Samuel Dunn, R.N.R. O.N. 92 E.S.

Dkhnd. George Frederick William Durrant R.N.R., O.N. 4416 S.D.

Ldg. Sea. Joseph Christmas Eade, R.N.R. O.N. 3400 B.

P.O. Albert John Edwards, R.N.R., O.N. 7982 A.

2nd hnd. Alfred Elsome, R.N.R., O.N. 2708 S.A.

Sig. Leonard Evans, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Wales) Z2021

Engmn. Charles Matthew Foot, R.N.R., O.N. 118 E.S.

2nd hnd. William Richardson Forsyth, R.N.R., O.N. 2447 S.A. (now Sub-Lieut. R.N.R.).

Engmn. Harry Walker Gray, R.N.R., O.N. 1380 E.S.

P.O., 2nd Cl., John William Harding, O.N. 151616 (Dev.). E

ngmn. Joseph Henry Helsby, R.N.R., O.N. 1009 E.S.

Dkhnd. Charles Edward Holt, R.N.R., O.N. 8231 D.A.

C.P.O. James Thomas Hook, O.N. 122939 (R.F.R. Po./A1654).

Dkhnd. Richard Hooper, R.N.R., O.N. 2838 S.D.

Ldg. Sea. Thomas Houlihan, R.N.R., O.N. 8043 A.

Engmn. Reginald Howlett, R.N.R., O.N. 3873 E.S.

Sto. Joseph Charles Jarvis, R.N.R., O.N. 2526 S.

Act. P.O., 1st Cl., George Alfred Jeune, R.N.R., O.N. 3672 B.

A.B. James Johns, Mercantile Rating.

Sea. William Kelly. R.N.R., O.N. 2423 A.

2nd hnd. Thomas Lake, R.N.R., O.N. 3763 D.A.

Sea. Richard Larkin, R.N.R., O.N. 4841 B.

2nd hnd. James Shepherd Leighton, R.N.R., O.N. 2561 S.A.

Engmn. James Low, R.N.R., O.N. 4762 E.S.

Ldg. Sea. Murdo McKenzie, R.N.R., O.N. 2707 C.

Sea. Donald McDonald, R.N.R., O.N. 3449 B.

Dkhnd. John Alexander Maclean, R.N.R. O.N. 511 S.D.

Engmn. George Metcalfe, R.N.R., O.N. 3091 E.S.

Sea. Grant Robertson Miller, R.N.R., O.N. 6146 A.

Dkhnd. Thomas Morrison, R.N.R., O.N. 11473 D.A.

Sig. Henrv Nicholson, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Tyneside) Z4570.

2nd Hnd. Thomas Nicholson, R.N.R., O.N. 8798 D.A.

Ch. Motor Mech. Meredith Bertram Parker, O.N. M.B. 1374.

Engmn. Charles Petrie, R.N.R., O.N. 2399 E.S.

Ch. Motor Mech. James Primrose, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B. 675.

A.B. Daniel Ralph, Mercantile Rating.

Sea. Hugh Rodgers, R.N.R., O.N. 6227 D.A.

Dkhnd. George Henry Rose, R.N.R., O.N. 10079 D.A.

2nd hnd. Thomas Dudley Sewell, R.N.R., O.N. 2465 D.A.

Dkhnd. George Skakle, R.N.R., O.N. 809 S.D.

Sea. William Robert Shortt, R.N.R., O.N. 7166 A.

Dkhnd. James Snowling, R.N.R., O.N. 3137 D.A.

Engmn. Alfred James Taylor, R.N.R., O.N. 1694 E.S.

Dkhnd Ardrew Robertson Thomson, R.N.R., O.N. 10121 D.A.

Engmn. James Pratt Thompson, R.N.R., O.N. 3627 E.S.

2nd hnd. James Walker, R.N.R., O.N. 6863 D.A.

Sea Benjamin Harvey Wallace, R.N.R., O.N. 1848 C.

Engmn. Alexander Webster, R.N.R., O.N. 3642 E.S.

Sea. Henry James Weekes, R.N.R., O.N. 2497 C.

Trmr. Charles Whittleton, R.N.R., O.N. 4439 T.S.

Sea. John Wignall, R.N.R., O.N. 6689 A.

P.O., 1st Cl., William Henry Williams, O.N. 147652 (R.F.R. Dev./A3030).

Dkhnd. John Dunbar Willock, R.N.R., O.N. 5258 S.D.

Dkhnd. James Garrett Wood, R.N.R., O.N. 2776 S.D.

2nd hnd. Evan Craene Wright, R.N.R., O.N. 7087 D.A.

2nd hnd. Harold Victor Wright, R.N.R., O.N. 326 D.A.

Engmn. William Hayward Yallop, R.N.R., O.N. 3141 E.S.

Ch. Motor Mech. Matthew McLean Young, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B. 1178.

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Cdr. Thomas James Spence Lyne, R.N.

Cdr. Alfred Spencer Gibb, D.S.O., R.D., R.N.R.

Lieut, (act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Hugh Ross Linklater, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Harold Ernest Clare, R.N.R.

Lieut. David Owens Evans, R.N.R.

Lieut. John George Waller, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Eagle Sizer, R.N.R.

Lieut. Edward Stewart Stavely Machon, R.N.R.

Lieut. Arnold Ernest McNab, R.N.R.

Lieut. Fred Lebern, R.N.R.

Lieut. Francis Herbert Hall, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Whitefield, R.N.R.

Lieut. William George Wilson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Henry Edmund Frogbrook, R.N.R.

Lieut. Hugh Owen, R.N.R.

Lieut. Alexander Brown, R.N.R.

Lieut. Hugh Richard Preston, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Joshua Symonds Neale, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. James Alexander Pollock, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Louis Mason, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. John Charles William Butler, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. J. Graham Howells, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. John Clarbour Smeal, R.N.V.R.

Ch. Skpr. George Herbert Treece Birch, R.N.R., 951W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. Alexander Cormack, R.N.R., 2042 W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. Richard Cowling, R.N.R., 601W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. Herbert Gladstone North, R.N.R., 1406W.S.A.

Skpr. William Richard Bullen, R.N.R., 967W.S.A.

Skpr. Henry Bertram Clarke, R.N.R., 63W.S.A.

Skpr. John Cormack, R.N.R., 851W.S.A.

Skpr. Arthur William Dennis, 2670S.A.

Skpr. George William Doddington, R.N.R., 1925W.S.A.

Skpr. Thomas Fast Farley, R.N.R., 1221S.A.

Skpr. George Innes, R.N.R., 1480 W.S.A.

Skpr. William Saul Knights, R.N.R., 209W.S.A.

Skpr. George Moore, R.N.R., 193W.S.A.

Skpr. Ernest Pitman, R.N.R., 2128W.S.A.

Skpr. Bertie Roll, R.N.R., 85S.A.

Skpr. Arthur William Turrell, R.N.R., 940W.S.A.

Skpr. William Wright, R.N.R., 93W.S.A.

Ch. Motor Mech. Samuel Adams, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.750.

2nd Hnd. Arthur George Algar, R.N.R., O.N. 249D.A.

Ldg. Sea. Thomas Anderson, R.N.R., O.N. 6266 A.

Dkhnd. Frank Edward Baker, R.N.R., O.N. 15180 D.A.

2nd Hnd. William Britton, R.N.R., O.N. 2303S.A.

Engmn. Albert John Frederick Brown, R.N.R., O.N. 2852D.A.

2nd Hnd. John Brown, R.N.R., O.N. 877S.A.

Sea. George Arthur Cain, R.N.R., O.N. 3174 C.

2nd Hnd. Harry Catchpole, R.N.R., O.N. 923D.A.

Ch. Motor Mech. Stanley Collinson, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.1231.

Teleg. James Dunbar Coltart, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde) Z.7943.

2nd Hnd. Robert Cowling, R.N.R., O.N. 1183S.A.

Engmn. John Cross, R,N.R., O.N. 767E.S.

Engmn. Christopher Darnell, R.N.R., O.N. 3292E.S.

Engmn. John Middleton Dow, R.N.R., O.N. 1063E.S.

Ldg. Sea. Llewellyn Knollys Farley, O.N. 190506 (R.F.R. Ch./B.7318).

Sea. John Ford, R.N.R., O.N. 3648C.

1st Writer John Henry Gillard, O.N. 346444 (Ch.).

Engmn. John Gorton, R.N.R., O.N. 2276T.S.

2nd Hnd. Peter Green, R.N.R., O.N. 7408D.A.

Engmn. Charles Edward Guyton, R.N.R., O.N. 3348E.S.

Engmn. Thomas Hall, R.N.R., O.N. 4664E.S.

Engmn. John William Hatch, R.N.R., O.N. 771E.S.

2nd Hnd. William Hemp, R.N.R., O.N. 985D.A.

2nd Ship's Std. Denis George Higgins, O.N. M.5309 (Ch.).

2nd Hnd. George Thomas Hurn, R.N.R., O.N. 2276S.A.

Sea. Gifford Hunter, R.N.R., O.N. 3794C.

Sig. Walter Sydney Hyde, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z.3228.

Sea. Thomas Simpson Irvine, R.N.R., O.N. 7912A.

Engmn. Thomas Crathorne Jackson, R.N.R., O.N. 1181E.S.

Greaser Charles Jarvis, Mercantile Rating.

2nd Hnd. James Johnston, R.N.R., O.N. 9588D.A.

Trmr. Philip William Jones, R.N.R., O.N. 3828T.S.

A.B. Sidney Harold Jones, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z.5317.

Engmn. John Frederick Just, R.N.R., O.N. 1366E.S.

2nd. Hnd. William Keggin, R.N.R., O.N. 9772D.A.

Sig. Lewis Alexis Leslie. R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z3304.

Ch. Motor Mech. George Arthur Lock, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.663.

Engmn. George Longman, R.N.R., O.N. 1605E.S.

Ch. Motor Mech. Walter Lord, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.1541.

Sea. Francis MacKinnon, R.N.R., O.N. 3204B.

Sea. John McInnes, R.N.R., O.N. 3403B.

Dkhnd. Alexander McIntosh, R.N.R., O.N. 10913D.A.

Sea. Alexander McLennan, R.N.R., O.N. 3168B.

A.B. Andrew MacKay, Mercantile Rating. (Jason II.)

Dkhnd. William Mackenzie, R.N.R., O.N. 6110D.A.

2nd Hnd. Reuben John Melhuish, R.N.R., O.N. 2592D.A.

2nd Hnd. John William Morris, R.N.R., O.N. 1626S.A.

Teleg. Ernest Oliver, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Mersey) Z1589.

Dkhnd. Herbert James Ordway, R.N.R., O.N. 16620D.A.

Dkhnd. Alexander Wood Park, R.N.R., O.N. 5279D.A.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Frederick D. Parker, Mercantile Rating.

P.O. Peter Paton, R.N.R., O.N. 1651D.

Engmn. Walter John Popay, R.N.R., O.N. 2138E.S.

Ldg. Sea. John William Presswell, O.N. 155960 (R.F.R.Ch./B3248).

Dkhnd. Albert John Rose, R.N.R., O.N. 929D.A.

2nd Hnd. Ernest Newton Rust, R.N.R., O.N. 2751S.A.

Dkhnd. Thomas John Russan, R.N.R., O.N. 3769D.A.

W/T., Op., 1st Cl., John Bernard Salmon, R.N.R., O.N. 20W.T.S.

Sea. Cecil Robert Sharman, R.N.R., O.N. 7286A.

Dkhnd. John Edward James Sharman, D.S.M., R.N.R., O.N. 8586 D.A.

2nd Hnd. Walter Samuel Sharman, R.N.R., O.N. 7878D.A.

Ldg. Sea. Gilbert Smith, R.N.R., O.N. 3338C.

Dkhnd. John Stack, R.N.R., O.N. 7570D.A.

2nd Hnd. James Taylor, R.N.R., O.N. 18218.A.

P.O. John Thornton, O.N. 208119 (R.F.R. Ch./B10425).

Dkhnd. George Turner, R.N.R., O.N. 621S.D.

Engmn. Arthur Archibald Cornelius Tyrrell, R.N.R., O.N. 1990E.S.

Trmr. Alexander Walker, R.N.R., O.N. 5044T.S.

Engmn. Ernest Robert Ward, R.N.R., O.N. 632E.S.

Dkhnd. John George Wilson, R.N.R., O.N. 12045D.A.

2nd Hnd. William Wood, R.N.R., O.N. 2228S.A.

Ldg. Sig. John Woods, O.N. 214948 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. George Shirley Wright, O.N. 187480 (Ch.).

________

 

Honours for Service in Vessels Employed on Patrol and Escort Duty.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours, decorations and medals to the undermentioned Officers and Men for services in Vessels of the Royal Navy employed on Patrol and Escort duty during the period 1st January to 31st December, 1917:

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order.

Capt. Walter Egerton Woodward, R.N.

Cdr. William Henry Darwall, R.N.

Engr.-Cdr. James Daniel Williamson, R.N.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Reginald Carwithen Richardson, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Hans Oppen, R.D., R.N.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. (act. Cdr.) Thomas William Bennett, R.D., R.N.R.

Lieut. William Powlett Evans, R.N.R.

Lieut, (act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Charles Douglas Simmons, R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Engr.-Lieut. Albert William Gannaway, R.N.

Lieut. Harold Auten, R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Greaser William Anderson, M.M.R., No. 692796.

C.P.O. Alfred Andrew Baston, O.N. 158172 (Ch.).

Donkeyman. Walter Patrick Brady, M.M.R., No. 590911.

Ldg. Sea. George Aubyn Brown, R.N.R., O.N 2991C

C.P.O. William Rutland, O.N. 148467 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Francis Joseph Cardew, O.N. 281413 (Dev.).

Ch. Carp. James Chiswick, M.M.R. No. 552856.

Serjt. John Dix, R.M.L.I., No. Po/4227 (Po./A0627).

Arm. George Fair, O.N. 340524 (Ch.).

P.O. Bertie Garner, O.N. 185469 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Henry Hicks, O.N. 270698 (Dev.).

Donkeyman (act. Ch. Sto.) James McIntosh, M.M.R., No. 865135.

C.P.O. William Samuel Moore, O.N. 150625 (Po.).

C.P.O. Charles Alfred Saunders, O.N. 147716 (R.F.R. Po./A3797).

A.B. Fred Smith, O.N. J28911 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Stephen Thomas Smith, O.N. 151099 (R.F.R. Po/A4148).

C.P.O. Frederick James Soper, O.N. 180104 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Thomas Biles Swaffield, R.N.R., O.N. 5225B.

P.O. Bertie John Thomas, O.N. 224211 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Robert Albert Walker, O.N. 175087

Bosn. Thomas Walsh, M.M.R. No. 571796.

Ch. Ldg. Fireman George Youngs, M.M.R No. 83466.

 

The undermentioned Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Capt. Frank Oswald Lewis, R.N.

Capt. William Leslie Elder, R.N.

Capt. Lawrence Leopold Dundas, R.N.

Capt. John Fenwick Warton, R.N.

Cdr. Adrian Holt Smyth, R.N.

Maj. Percy Molloy, R.M.L.I.

Lieut.-Cdr. Cosmo Bowyer Hastings, R.N.

Payr. (act. Staff Payr.) William George Ewart Enwright, R.N.

Lieut. Robert McMurtry, R.N.R.

Act. Lieut. William Henry Rowse, R.N.R.

Ldg. Sig. Alfred Henry Botting, O.N. 239566 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Samuel Briskham, O.N. 293496 (Ch.)

C.E.R.A. Thomas Frank Dennis, R.N.R., O.N. 1379 E.A.

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Leonard James Johnstone Farnie, O.N. M21629 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sign. Arthur Marsh, O.N. J13760 (Po.).

Ldg. Teleg. Leonard Parnaby, O.N. JS'2271 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. Charles Henry Rivers, O.N. 164315 (Dev.).

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Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours, decorations and medals to the undermentioned Officers and Men for services in action with enemy submarines:

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order.

Lieut. Henry James Hartnoll, R.N.

Lieut, (act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Arthur Percy Melsom, R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross

Lieut. William Campbell, R.N.R.

Lieut. George Robert Ainslie, R.N.R.

Skpr. Joseph Henry Bullock, R.N.R. 1944 S.A.

Skpr. Matthew Martin Pockley, R.N.R. 529 W.S.A.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal

C.P.O. Robert Scott Blair, O.N. 180443 (Po.).

P.O. Walter Christmas, O.N. J889 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Percy Edmund Gaymer, O.N. 198799 (Po.).

C.E.R.A. Ernest Ingham, O.N. 269197 (Po.).

Sea. Alexander McLeod, R.N.R., O.N. 4209 B.

Sea. William Parsons, R.N.R. (Newfoundland), O.N. 1749 X.

Sea. Richard Peters, R.N.R., O.N. 3065 C.

Ldg. Sea. Henry White Paterson, R.N.R., O.N. 5030 A.

Lce-Cprpl. Herbert Watts Robert, R.M.L.I., No. Po'/9615 (Po./B 1105).

Sea. Charles Henry Twaits, R.N.R. ON. 4028 A.

A.B. Frank Webb, O.N. J59755 (Po.).

Dkhnd. William James Wheeler, R.N.R., O.N. 6442 DJA.

 

The undermentioned Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Lieut. John Noble Shipton, R.N.R.

Gnr. William Henry Osborne, R.N.

Skpr. George Anderson, R.N.R., 1736 W.S.A.

Skpr. James Garden, R.N.R., 1322 W.S.A.

Skpr. Harry Edward Howard, R.N.R., 1060 W.S.A.

Skpr. John May Milne, R.N.R., 1136 S.A.

Skpr. Benjamin George Reynolds, R.N.R., 2114 S.A.

Sea. John Anderson, R.N.R., O.N. 6168 A.

Sea. Donald Bain, R.N.R., O.N. 2178 A.

Ldg. Sig. Edwin John Bedford, O.N. J8852 (Po.).

Sea. John Burke, R.N.R., O.N. 5045 A

A.B. Robert Gibb, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde), 2/2184.

Ldg. Sto. Richard William Giles, O.N 302052 .(Po.).

P.O. John Charles Wilfred Hamon, O.N. 184089 (Po.).

E.R.A., 5th Cl., Frederick George Hallowell, O.N. M26307.

Ldg. Sea. Hubert Henry Herbert, O.N. J18798 (Po.).

Pte. John Hindle, R.M.L.I., No Po/12643 (Po/B1513).

Pte. James Charles Holmes, R.M.L.I., No Po/14326 (Po/B1549).

Pte. Richard Merryweather, R.M.L.I., No Po./16530 (Po./B.1522).

Sea. Simon Nicoll, R.N.R., O.N. 3698 B.

Lce.-Corpl. Arthur James Pescod, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./10926 (Ch./B.1109).

Trmr. Lewis Tait Ronnie, R.N.R., O.N. 3264 T.S.

Ldg. Sea. Arthur Domville Scorey, R.N.R., O.N. 7196 A.

Act. Ldg. Sea. William Walker, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde) 3/2302.

A.B. Cecil John Robert Wright, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z6250.

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Honours for Miscellaneous Services

 

The KING has been, graciously pleased to approve of the award of the following honour, decoration, and medal to the undermentioned officers and men.:

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

 

Lieut.-Cdr. (Actg. Cdr.) Reginald Salmon, R.N.R. For services in connection with the recovery of a German mine, which had fouled the wire of H.M. Trawler "Manx King," on 12th December, 1917. By the measures ordered and personally superintended by him the mine was eventually rendered innocuous. He set an excellent example to all on board by his coolness and courage in a dangerous situation.

 

To Receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Alan Ernest Cain, R.N.R.

 

To Receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

P.O., 1st Cl., Albert Richard Brotherton, O.N. 184902 (Dev.).

2nd Hnd. (now Skpr.) Edward Dollin, R.N.R., O.N. 15453 D.A.

 

The undermentioned Officer and Man have been mentioned in despatches:

Gnr. George Ernest Blackmore, R.N.

Engmn. George Gibson, R.N.R., O.N. 464.9 E.S.

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Honours to the Mercantile Marine

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of decorations and medals to the undermentioned Officers and Men of the British Mercantile Marine, in recognition of zeal and devotion to duty shown in carrying on the trade of the country during the war:

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

Capt. Evan Evans (Lieut., R.N.R.).

 

To Receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Capt. John Robert Godfrey.

Capt. John Montador.

Capt. Oliver Stoker-Johnson.

Capt. Ebenezer Bow Watters.

Capt. Eowardus Vooght.

Chief Offr. Harry Pindar Barker.

Chief Offr. Richard Hodgson.

Chief Engr. Alexander Cumming.

Chief Engr. William Alexander Johnstone.

Chief Engr. William Sharp Martin.

Chief Engr. Edward Rutherford Wright.

 

To Receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Bsn. Algot Leonard Landin.

Cook Albert Standen.

 

The KING has further been graciously pleased to give orders for the publication of the names of the undermentioned Officers and Men in the London Gazette as having received an expression of commendation for their services:

Capt. James Anderson.

Capt. John McLeod Bell.

Capt. Frederick Galway Cadiz.

Capt. John Clarke.

Capt. John Robert Durkie.

Capt. Robert Murray Innes.

Capt. Joseph Spence Liddle.

Capt. James MacFarlane.

Capt. Christopher Morrison (killed).

Capt. Frederick Priestley.

Capt. Gerald Harrison Sheppard.

Capt. William Henry Stephens.

Capt. George Thomas St. John.

Capt. Alexander William Stoker.

Capt. David Talbot.

Chief Offr. Charles Duffill.

Chief Offr. Alfred Kennedy.

Chief Offr. James Sinclair.

Chief Engr. Thomas Arthur Alexander.

Chief Engr. George Thomas Dobson.

Chief Engr. Robert Fleming.

First Mate Thomas Henry Callister.

First Mate Isaac James Lewis.

First Mate William Miller.

Second Offr. Henry Hubert Armstrong.

Second Offr. William John Merchant.

Second Offr. Arthur Nicklen.

Second Offr. James Thomson.

Second Engr. George Ayland.

Second Engr. George Warren Darley.

Second Engr. Thomas Shotton Hart.

First Engr. William Robertson.

Second Mate William Dimsdale Dodds.

Second Mate David Jones.

Third Engr. James Gibb Brown.

Third Engr. William Hourston Keldie.

Third Engr. D. Millar.

Asst. Engr. Henry John Cooper.

Third Mate Peter L. J. Schoolmeester.

Fourth Engr. James Philp.

Fourth Engr. Robert William Jenkinson.

Apprentice John Appleby.

Apprentice Lionel Isaac Cartlidge.

Apprentice Oliver Charles Frederick Dray.

Apprentice William Martin (killed).

W./T. Op. Eric William Gardiner (killed).

Steward Henry Parkinson.

Quartermaster Charles Wrixton.

 

 


 

 

30624 - 9 APRIL 1918

 

Chancery of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George,

 

The KING (is) pleased to give directions for the following promotion in, and appointments to, the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, for distinguished services in the Field in connection with Military Operations, culminating in the capture of Jerusalem. Dated 1st January, 1918 (including):

 

To be Additional Members of the Third Class, or Companions, of the Most Distinguished Order:

Maj. (T./Brig.-Gen.) Edward Fymnore Trew, D.S.O., R.M.L.I.

  

 


 

 

30635 - 16 APRIL 1918

 

Admiralty, 11th April, 1918

 

Honours for Service in Mine-Sweeping Operations

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours, decorations and medals to the under mentioned Officers and Men in recognition of their services in minesweeping operations between the 1st April and 31st December, 1917 -

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order

Cdr Alexander Gibson Hamilton, R N

Lieut -Cdr Harold Tom Baillie Grohman, RN

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross

Lieut Francis Howard, R N

Lieut Geoffrey Henry Hughes Onslow, R N

Lieut Henry Heath Wood, R N R

Lieut Walter Leonard Cook, R N R

Lieut William Armstrong Westgarth, R N R

Lieut William Highton, R N R

Lieut William Worrall, R N R

Lieut Walter James Tomkins, R N R

Lieut James Trenance, R N R

Lieut Charles Waterland Read, R N R

Lieut Martin Smith, R N R

Lieut Geoffrey Thomas Whitehouse, R N R

Lieut John Henry James, R N R

Lieut James Walker Stephen, R N R

Lieut John Mitchell, R N R

Lieut Harold Sapsworth, R N R

Lieut John Henry Owen, R N R

Lieut Edward John Dawes, R N R

Lieut Oswald Franklin Pennington, R N R

Lieut David McClymont, R N R

Lieut Herbert Klugh, R N V R

Lieut Edwin George Cole, R N V R

Engr Lieut John Black, R N R

Engr Lieut William Shand Archibald, RNR

Asst Payr (Act Payr) Louis Needham, RNR

Engr Sub Lieut William Keaner Brown, RNR

Ch Bosn Ernest Albert Griffin RN

Ch Skpr John Ballard, R N R , 7 W S A

Ch Skpr Edwin Barlow, R N R , 78 W S A

Gnr Walter George Collingwood Crouch, R N

Act Art -Engr Richard Henry Thomas, R N

Skpr George James Richard Worledge, 745 WSA

Skpr Harry Roberts, R.N.R., 488 W.S.A.

Skpr. William Cooke, R.N.R., 678 W.S.A.

Skpr. William Bell, R.N.R., 1447 W.S.A.

Skpr. William Henry Bevan, R.N.R., 1400 W.S.A.

Skpr. William Brown, R.N.R., 537 W.S.A.

Skpr. Robert Buchan, R.N.R., 618 W.S.A.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Arthur Edgar Buckland, D.S.C., R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Engmn. Albert Edward Arnold, R.N.R., O.N. 3244 E.S.

Sig. Malcolm Arthur, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde) 4465.

Trmr. Stephen Balls, R.N.R., O.N. 1561 T.S.

Act. Ldg. Sig. William Robert Barge, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Sussex) 2/222.

P.O. John Beaton, R.N.R., O.N. 3197 C.

2nd Hnd. Augustus Gordon Beavers, R.N.R., O.N. 1291 D.A.

Ldg. Sto. Albert Belcher, O.N. K9174 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A. Andrew Berwick, R.N.R., O.N. 1553 E.A.

Engmn. Richard Boak, R.N.R., O.N. 1871 T.S.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Frederick William Brown, R.N.R., O.N. 1724 D.A.

2nd Hnd. (now Skpr.) George Bruce, R.N.R., O.N. 649S.A.

Sig. Alexander Doig Buchan, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde) Z.7905.

2nd Hnd. Charles Austin Bucknall, R.N.R., O.N. 1742D.A.

A.B. George Burrows, O.N. 189607 (R.F.R. Ch./B.7363).

C.P.O. Henry Charles Theron Campion, O.N. 180148 (Po.).

Ship's Std. John Patrick Canty, O.N. 342015 (Po,).

Engmn. Charles William Carter, R.N.R., O.N. 1319T.S.

Ldg. Sea. Henry George Carter, R.N.R., O.N. 3841B.

A.B. Sidney Chisman, Mercantile Rating.

Engmn. Thomas Reed Clementson, R.N.R., O.N. 202E.S.

2nd Hnd. William Byerley Darnell, R.N.R., O.N. 1353D.A.

P.O., 1st Cl., John Denby, O.N. 166746 (R.F.R. Ch./B.4227).

Engmn. John Donald, R.N.R., O.N. 1320 E.S.

2nd Hnd. (now Skpr.) William Maltman Dougal, R.N.R., 1762S.A.

Engmn. John William Ethell, R.N.R., O.N. 263E.S.

Ldg. Sea. William Frederick, R.N.R., O.N. 1355D.

P.O. Arthur Garrett, O.N. 197414 (R.F.R. PO./B.4883).

P.O. William Henry Goldsmith, O.N. 186686 (Po.).

Act. C.P.O, Charles Henry Grant, O.N. 116429 (R.F.R. Po./A.2562).

Act. Ch. .Sto. Arthur Hayter, O.N. 305696 (Po.).

P.O. William Charles Hertzberg, O.N. 171043 (R.F.R. Ch./B.4801).

2nd Hnd. Fred Howsam, R.N.R., O.N. 583D.A.

Dkhnd. James Johnston, R.N.R., ON 16344D.A.

C.E.R.A. William Rutherford Lane, R N R O.N. 1298E.A.

Ch. Motor Mech. James Ambrose Lawler, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.1831.

2nd Hnd. William Lucas, R.N.R., O.N. 1423S.A.

Ldg. Sea. Thomas John McKay, R.N.R., O.N. 1990C.

2nd Hnd. William McPherson, R.N.R., O.N. 1897 S.A.

C.P.O. George Patterson Malcolm, O.N. 136285 (R.F.R. Po/A.2736).

Engmn. Charles Francis Mansell, R.N.R., O.N. 3045E.S.

C.P.O. James Martin, Mercantile Rating.

Teleg. Charles Ellis Mather, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Mersey) Z.1171.

2nd Hnd. Herbert Mayes, R.N.R., O.N. 509D.A.

2nd Hnd. Alfred Mitchell, R.N.R., O.N. 2791S.A.

C.P.O. George Henry Moody, O.N. 161875 (Dev.).

Ldg. Dkhnd. Andrew Noble, R.N.R., O.N. 5953D.A.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Walter Michael Nudd, R.N.R., O.N. 2561S.D.

Dkhnd. Thomas Owen, R.N.R., O.N. 289D.A.

P.O. Stephen Pike, O.N. 176238 (Dev.).

Dkhnd. Herbert Pleasants, R.N.R., O.N. 7417D.A.

Donkeyman Thomas Radcliff, M.M.R. No. 895897.

Ldg. Trmr. Roger Reeves, R.N.R., O.N. 2866S.T.

Ch. Motor Mech. William W. Rowan, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.680.

Ldg. Fireman Robert Salisbury, M.M.R., No. 412483.

P.O. Albert Edward Sawyer, O.N. 199492 (Po.).

P.O. Douglas Edward Sexton, O.N. J.873 (Po.).

Engmn. John William Siddle, R.N.R., O.N. 1152E.S.

Ldg. Sto. James Thomas Sizer, O.N. 293001 (R.F.R. Ch./B.4550).

C.P.O. George Albert Smith, O.N. 147654 (R.F.R. Po./A.3721).

Engmn. Harry Smith, R.N.R., O.N. 611E.S.

Engmn. Harry Taylor, R.N.R., O.N. 1078E.S.

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Herbert George Waldron, O.N. 272234 (Po.).

Dkhnd. Benjamin Wallbank, R.N.R., O.N. 199D.A.

2nd hnd. Albert Watson, R.N.R., O.N. 2761S.A.

Sig. Reginald Arthur Henry Wilkins, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z5858.

2nd hnd. Morris Wisher, R.N.R., O.N. 192S.A.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Medal.

Act. C.P.O. Frederick Felix Lynch, D.S.M., O.N. 149593 (R.F.R. Ch./B2969).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Capt. Hugh Schomberg Currey, D.S.O., R.N.

Lieut. (act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Robert Cunningham Warden, R.N.R.

Lieut. Edmund Davis, R.N.R.

Lieut. Arthur Smith Codling, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Hugh Merifield, R.N.R.

Lieut. Arthur Kenneth Inman, R.N.R.

Lieut. Thomas Nicholson Chapman, R.N.R.

Lieut. William Edwin Lindop, R.N.R.

Lieut. George Andrew Drummond, R.N.R.

Lieut. Frederick Joseph Reading, R.N.R.

Engr. Lieut. John Burgess Finney, R.N.R.

Lieut. Reginald Hubert Foley, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Samuel Rayer, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Richard Stirling, R.N.V.R.

Act. Lieut. Harry Stanley Endicott, R.N.R.

Sub-Lieut. Kenneth McPhail, R.N.R.

Ch. Skpr. Albert Earnest Faulkner, R.N.R., 129S.A.

Ch. Skpr. Edward Spencer Rilatt, R.N.R., 110 D.A.

Ch. Skpr. Peter Yorston, R.N.R., 1 W.S.A.

Act. Art. Engr. Frank Meachem, R.N.

Warrant Engr. Ernest Brinham, R.N.R.

Skpr. Andrew Buchan, R.N.R., 614 W.S.A.

Skpr. Herbert Burgess, R.N.R., 868 W.S.A.

Skpr. John Arthur Cleveland, R.N.R., 85 W.S.A.

Skpr. Frank Owen Dale, R.N.R., 117 S.A.

Skpr. William Turner Godfrey, R.N.R., 1290 W.S.A.

Skpr. Edward Job Hodgman, R.N.R., 30 W.S.A.

Skpr. Richard Ernest Kingdom, R.N.R., 78 S.A.

Skpr. Edwin Watson, R.N.R., 313 D.A.

Skpr. Alfred Willy Wilkinson, R.N.R., 840 W.S.A.

Skpr. Richard Wright, R.N.R., 608 S.A.

Skpr. William Roskell, R.N.R., 485 W.S.A.

Skpr. Patrick Joseph Quinlan, R.N.R., 1719 W.S.A.

Skpr. Charles Benjamin Olley, R.N.R., 19 W.S.A.

Skpr. Frederick Nutten, R.N.R., 1510 W.S.A.

Skpr. Joseph Potter Moran, R.N.R., 1352 W.S.A.

Act. Ldg. Sto. George Thomas Avenell, O.N. 281263 (R.F.R, Ch./B4828).

2nd hnd. James Barton, R.N.R., O.N. 775 D.A.

P.O. George Baxter, O.N. 206500 (Ch.).

Dkhnd. Percy John Bigge, R.N.R., O.N. 1439 D.A.

A.B. William Boyle, O.N. S.S. 838 (R.F.R. Ch./B6145).

C.P.O. Patrick Brosman, O.N. 176129 (Dev.).

2nd hnd. Thomas William Brown, R.N.R., O.N. 1814 D.A.

Engmn. James William Bryan, R.N.R., O.N. 1948 E.S.

Trmr. Allan Cook, R.N.R., O.N. 720 T.S.

Trmr. George Cox, R.N.R., O.N. 974 T.S.

Dkhnd. George Cutting. R.N.R., O.N. 2128 D.A.

Dkhnd. John William Davidson, R.N.R., O.N. 9196 D.A.

Ship's Std. Charles George Daysh, O.N. 344289 (Po.).

2nd Hnd. James Earl, R.N.R., O.N. 3850 D.A.

Act. Sto. P.O. Henry Robert Earle, O.N. K4658 (Po.).

Ldg. Dkhnd. Robert William Gallant, R.N.R. O.N. 391 D.A.

2nd Hnd. John Gallicker, R.N.R., O.N. 1767 S.A.

Dkhnd. William Henry Haigh, R.N.R., O.N. 988 S.D.

Dkhnd. George Halliwell, R.N.R., O.N. 1581 D.A.

Dkhnd. Thomas Hamilton, R.N.R., O.N. 1753 D.A.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Alfred William Haslam, R.N.R., O.N. 6342 D.A.

P.O., 1st Cl., Thomas Hogben O.N. 145294 (R.F.R., Ch. /A1832).

Trmr. John Innes, R.N.R., O.N/3167 T.S.

Dkhnd. Charles Frederick Jarvis, R.N.R., O.N. 11252 D.A.

Engmn. George Henry Johnson, R.N.R. O.N. 195 E.S.

Engmn. Fred Jones, R.N.R., O.N. 3116 E.S.

Trmr. John Kelly, R.N.R., O.N. 494 E.S.

Ldg. Fireman John Michael Peter Kenny, M.M.R., No. 769179.

A.B. John Lawson, O.N. J36041 (Po.).

Dkhnd. William George Little, R.N.R. 6208 D.A.

Dkhnd. Daniel Maclean, R.N.R., O.N. J10794 D.A.

P.O. John McLeod, R.N.R., O.N. 2055 D.

Act. C.P.O. Charles Stuart Masters, O.N. 178072 (R.F.R. Ch./B5425).

A.B. David Midwinter, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z1551.

2nd Hnd. James Milne, R.N.R. O.N. 2190 D.A.

Dkhnd. Jonathan Thomas Milne, R.N.R., O.N. 1556 D.A.

Dikhnd. Bertram Arthur Mitchell, R.N.R., O.N. 28 S.D.

P.O., 1st Cl., Charles William Morley, O.N. 194057 (R.F.R. Ch./B2885).

C.E.R.A. George Luke Murray, R.N.R., O.N. 850 E.A.

Trmr. David Newitt, R.N.R., O.N. 2967 S.T.

Dkhnd. Edgar Jeremiah Nichols, R.N.R., O.N. 1832 D.A.

Ldg. Sig. Alec Clement Orchard, O.N. J6049 (Dev.).

P.O. 1st Cl., Harry Edward Pallant, O.N. 186521 (Ch.).

Sea. William Samuel Parker, R.N.R., O.N. 4323 A.

Engmn. William Rogerson Porter, R.N.R., O.N. 144 E.S.

Ldg. Trmr. William James Porthouse, R.N.R., O.N. 281S.T.

Engmn. Henry Edgar Pughe, R.N.R., O.N. 75E.S.

Engmn. William Henry Quaggan, R.N-R., O.N. 496T.S.

Engmn. Nicholas Lumsden Reddy, R.N.R., O.N. 924E.S.

A.B. Louis Regis, O.N. 180777 (Po.).

Dkhnd. Joseph Anthony Reid, R.N.R., O.N. 70D.A.

Dkhnd. William Robinson, R.N.R., O.N. 159D.A.

P.O. Harold Rooks, O.N. 196424 (R.F.R. Ch./B8145).

A.B. William James Rowe, O.N. J47333 (Ch)

P.O., 1st C1., Seth Rumble, O.N. 177956 (Ch.).

Trmr. David Wilson Rutherford, R.N.R., O.N. 4894T.S

Act. P.O. Alfred Scammell, R.N.R., O.N. 4671B.

Engmn. Alexander Smith, R.N.R. O.N. 556E.S.

C.P.O. Frank John White, O.N. 148077 (Po.).

Dkhnd. James Wheer, R.N.R., O.N 5451D.A.

C.P.O. George Ernest Williams, O.N. 13217J (R.F.R. Po./A2821)

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Honours for the Submarine Service

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours, decorations and medals to the undermentioned Officers and Men in recognition of their services in submarines:

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order.

Cdr. Frederick Avenel Sommerville, R.N.

Cdr. Geoffrey Layton, R.N.

Eng. Lieut.-Cdr. Charles John Limpenny, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Hugh Richard Marrack, R.N.

Lieut. Richard Ivor Pulleyne, R.N.

Lieut. Frank Percival Busbridge, R.N.

Lieut. Denis William Boyd, R.N.

Lieut. Reginald John Brook-Booth, R.N.

Art. Engr. George Arthur Rickaby, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Ldg. Sea. William Bacon, O.N. 219887 (Po.).

E.R.A. John Bruce, R.N.R., O.N. 1738E.A.

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Albert Edward Bullock. O.N. M998 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Frederick Albert Darvill, O.N. 236159 (Po.).

P.O. Charles Edward Ellis, O.N. 220405 (Ch.).

P.O. James French, O.N. 200825 (Po.).

Act. Sto. P.O. James William Alfred Formoy, O.N. K2664 (Ch.).

P.O. Henry Thomas Gaston, O.N. 184331 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Charles Mallalieu, O.N. 270459 (Dev.)

A.B. Francis Murthea, O.N. J21601 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Thomas Pallin, O.N. 280495 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Robert Searle, O.N. J2913 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Mathew George Storey, O.N. 171522 (Ch.).

P.O. Robert George Tanner, O.N. 196486 (Po.).

E.R.A. 2nd Cl., Frederick Stuart Tilford, O.N. M1657 (Ch.).

 

The undermentioned Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Cdr. William Reginald Denys Growther, R.N.

Eng. Lieut.-Cdr. (act. Eng. Cdr.) Charles Gordon Ham, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Reginald Burnard Darke, R.N.

Eng. Lieut.-Cdr. Colin Guy Breton, R.N.

Staff Payr. Fritz John Reger, R.N.

Lieut. Quentin Hunter Paterson, D.S.C., R.N.

Lieut. Ronald William Blacklock, R.N.

Lieut. Herbert Leopold Rendel, R.N.

Lieut. Leslie Thompson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Reginald John Eustace Dodds, R.N.R.

Lieut. Albert Victor Radcliffe, R.N.R.

Art. Engr. Frederick Asker, R.N.

C.P.O. Thomas Blades, O.N. 185727 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sig. William Charlton, O.N. 223386 (Dev.).

P.O. Robert Craig, O.N. 224473 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Samuel Dolby, O.N. M1329 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Joseph Frederick Goldsmith, O.N. 308021 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. George Oswald Kemp, O.N. 232280 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Thomas Lloyd, O.N. 309612 (Ch.).

P.O. Arthur James Masterman, O.N. 230438 (Po.).

Ldg. Sto. Charles Morrison, O.N. K.5897 (Po.).

C.P.O. Frederick William New, O.N. 172369 (Po.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., William Henry Reed, O.N. 270900 (Po.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Thomas Lovell Scott, O.N. M124 (Po.).

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Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honour, decorations, and medals to Officers and Men for services in action with enemy submarines:

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

Lieut.-Cdr. Algernon Robert Smithwick, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Flt. Lieut. Harry Laurence Nunn, R.N.A.S.

Skpr. Roderick Ralph, R.N.R., 2017W.S.A.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Harold Owen Joyce, D.S.C., R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

A.B. Charles Frederick Stuart Alcorn, O.N. J.23415 (Dev.).

P.O. Henry Friend, O.N. 155046 (Dev.).

2nd Hnd. Alexander MacRae, R.N.R., O.N. 2028S.A.

P.O. Charles Redman, O.N. 232637 (Ch.).

 

The undermentioned Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Capt. Gerald William Vivian, R.N.

Lieut. Donald Scott McGrath, R.N.

Lieut. James Lindsay Poppleton, R.N.R.

Lieut. Frank Edward Cradock, R.N.R.

Ch. Art. Engr. Joseph Hawkesworth, R.N.

Gnr. George Henry Wintle, R.N.

Skpr. William Frederick Eaton, R.N.R. 438W.S.A

Skpr. Henry Quayle, R.N.R., 2046W.S.A.

Mech. Thomas Henry Ball, O.N. 283840 (Ch.).

A.B. Bernard Beddoe, O.N. J29753 (Dev.).

Sig. Arthur Mortyboys Bryan, O.N. 216227 (Ch.).

Sea. Angus Smith. R.N.R., O.N. 2299A.

A.B. Leonard George Weaver, O.N. S.S.5969 (Dev.).

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Honours for Miscellaneous Services.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following decorations and medals to the undermentioned Officers and Men:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Lieut, (now Lieut.-Cdr.) John Norman Tait, R.N. In recognition of his services as Navigating Officer of one of H.M. Ships during an attack on the Naval Works at Ostende on the 22nd September, 1917.

 

Surg. (actg. Staff Surg.) Armin Gascoigne Vavasour Elder, R.N.V.R. In recognition of his services in connection with Naval ambulance trains and sea hospital transport throughout the war. Actg. Staff Surgeon Elder was frequently under fire at the Gallipoli beaches.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal

Yeo. Sigs. Bernard Hugh Bulbrook, O.N. 227250 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. James Ambrose Nicholls, O.N. 239100 (Ch.).

 

The following Officer and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Gnr. Horace Percy Hamlyn, R.N.

A.B. Jeremiah Murphy, O.N. J19705 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Ormonde Pugh, O.N. S.8.116822 (Ch.).

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Honours for the Royal Naval Air Service.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following decorations and medals to Officers and Men of the Royal Naval Air Service:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Flt. Lieut. (Actg. Flt. Cdr.) Cyril Burfield Ridley, R.N.A.S. For distinguished services as a pilot and for courage in low-flying expeditions during which he attacked enemy trenches with machine-gun fire from a height of 30 feet. On the 9th March, 1918, he attacked a formation of enemy scouts, selecting one which was attacking one of our machines. The enemy aircraft dived down with a quantity of smoke issuing from it, but appeared to flatten out at 2,000 feet and disappeared in the mist. He has previously destroyed several enemy machines, and has at all times led his flight with great skill and courage.

 

Actg. Flt. Cdr. Cyril Fraser Brewerton, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Obs. Hector Albert Furniss, R.N.A.S.

For the skill and courage displayed by them in carrying out many long and valuable photographic reconnaissances over enemy territory, particularly over Ostende on the 21st February, 1918.

 

Flt. Lieut. Bertie Arthur Millson, R.N.A.S. For the skill and courage displayed by him in carrying out two successful bombing raids on Bruges Docks on the night of 17th-18th February, 1918. This officer has taken part in many night bombing raids.

 

Flt. Lieut. John de Campbourne Paynter, R.N.A.S. For the good work performed by him during a bombing attack on Ostende Seaplane Base on the 3rd March, 1918, carried out in spite of very adverse weather conditions. He has shown great zeal and courage as a fighting pilot, having destroyed several enemy machines, and been twice wounded in aerial combats.

 

Flt. Lieut. Frederick George Horstman, R.N.A.S. For good services rendered in a bombing attack on Ostende Seaplane Base on the 3rd March, 1918, when many direct hits were made. The raid was carried out in spite of very adverse weather conditions. He has also shown skill and courage as a fighting pilot during many engagements with the enemy.

 

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Maxwell Hutcheon Findlay, R.N.A.S. For the courage and daring displayed by him as a pilot. On the 8th March, 1918, whilst on patrol, he engaged an Albatross scout, firing effectively from very close range. The enemy aircraft went down completely out of control. He has also destroyed or driven down out of control many other enemy machines.

 

Flt. Sub-Lieut. John Melbourne Mason, R.N.A.S. For consistently good work performed in the course of numerous bombing raids on enemy aerodromes. On the 18th February, 1918, he obtained a direct hit on a shed of the Varssenaere Aerodrome. On the return journey, during a fight with enemy aircraft, his control wire was shot away, but he succeeded in safely landing his machine.

 

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Thomas Arthur Warne-Browne, R.N.A.S.

Obs. Sub-Lieut. Frederick Stratton Russell, R.N.A.S.

For the skill and determination displayed by them on the 18th March, 1918, when carrying out a reconnaissance over Bruges and Blankenberghe under heavy anti-aircraft fire. Both these officers have taken part in many reconnaissances over the enemy's lines, often in face of heavy anti-aircraft fire and attacks by hostile aircraft, and have always displayed great gallantry and determination.

 

Obs. Sub-Lieut. Frederick Harry Stringer, R.N.A.S. For the zeal and ability shown by him as observer in many daylight bombing attacks over enemy territory, especially on the 26th February, 1918, when a direct hit was made on Engel Dump.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Flt. Cdr. Cecil Hill Darley, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. For zeal and determination in carrying out numerous night bombing raids on enemy aerodromes, docks, etc. On the night of the 18th.-19th February, 1918, he carried out two attacks on the St. Denis Westrem Aerodrome.

 

Flt. Lieut. Valentine Edgar Sieveking, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. For skill and determination in attacking enemy aerodromes, docks, etc., with bombs. On the night of the 17th-18th February, 1918, he carried out two bombing attacks on Bruges Docks, and on the following night he again carried out two attacks, one on St. Denis Westrem Aerodrome and one on Bruges Docks. His zeal and determination cannot be too highly praised. Flt. Lieut. Stanley Wallace Rosevear, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. For the skill and gallantry displayed by him on the 15th March, 1918, when he attacked a formation of eight enemy aircraft, destroying two of the enemy machines. This officer has destroyed numerous enemy machines and is a very skilful and dashing fighting pilot.

 

To receive a Second Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Act. Flt. Cdr. Richard Pearman Minifie, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. For courage and daring in the face of the enemy, particularly on the 13th March, 1918. On that date, when on patrol with four machines, he attacked an enemy patrol of five scouts, destroying two, whilst a third was destroyed by another officer. Act. Flt. Cdr. Minifie has now destroyed numerous hostile machines.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal

P.O. Alfred Clark, O.N. 234540 (Po.).

Air Mech., 1st Gr., Walter Naylor, O.N. F1406.

 

 


 

 

30636 - 16 APRIL 1918

 

War Office, 17th April, 1918.

 

With reference to the announcement of the award of the Distinguished Conduct Medal in the Honours Supplement to the London Gazette dated 1st January, 1918, the following are the acts of gallantry for which the decorations have been awarded (including):

 

K.X.173 P.O. J. Allan, R.N.V.R. (Annitsford). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty and consistent good service in patrol work. He always volunteered for any difficult or dangerous work, and by his courage and coolness set a fine example of devotion to duty.

 

L5/3122 P.O. (A./Chief P.O.) H. J. Simon, R.N.V.R. (Hurst, Bixley). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During lengthy operations, by his courage and ability, he invariably ensured the supply of rations, frequently under heavy shell fire.

 

South African Force.

 

R.M.A./9362 Bomdr. (A. /Sjt.) E. C. Tye, R.M.A., attd. South African Hvy. Art. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Although wounded on two separate occasions, he kept his gun in action, with the greatest courage and determination, until the end of the bombardment. On the second occasion he assisted to serve another gun, his own having been destroyed by shell fire.

 

 


 

 

30640 - 19 APRIL 1918

 

Whitehall, April 17, 1918.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to award the Imperial Service Medal to the following retired members of His Majesty's Civil Service in recognition of long and meritorious service:

 

HOME CIVIL SERVICE.

(including)

Batchelor, Henry Francis. Shipwright, Portsmouth Dockyard.

Davis, Tom, Shipwright, Portsmouth Dockyard.

Goodridge, Erastus John, Shipwright, Pembroke Dockyard.

Harradon, William Adams, Shipwright, Devonport Dockyard.

King, Charles, Rigger (Chargeman), Portsmouth Dockyard.

Malloney, John Mursell Gage, Shipwright, Portsmouth Dockyard.

Rose, Walter Henry Westrop, Shipwright, Portsmouth Dockyard.

Slope, Philip James, Master of Yardcraft, Royal William Yard, Plymouth.

Spencer, Henry William, Messenger and Outdoor Officer, Mercantile Marine Office, Poplar.

 

 


 

 

30643 - 19 APRIL 1918

 

War Office, 22nd April, 1918.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the following Awards to the undermentioned Officers, in recognition of their gallantry and devotion to duty in the Field

(including):

 

Awarded a Third Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.

 

Lieut.-Col. (T./Brig.-Genl.) Frederick William Lumsden, V.C., D.S.O., R.M.A. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During a large raid on the enemy's lines, in which a portion of his brigade formed the left of the attack, he first superintended the assembly in our advanced line, and then advanced to each successive objective, encouraging the men. At the final objective, where, owing to heavy machine-gun and rifle fire and the exhaustion of the troops, there was some slight hesitation, he led the assault on a group of seven "pill-boxes," and after their capture made a valuable reconnaissance of the enemy's position. He then supervised the withdrawal, forming a covering party, with which he himself withdrew, being the last to leave the enemy's position. Such coolness, determination to succeed, and absolute disregard of danger not only ensured the success of the operation but afforded a magnificent example to all ranks, the value of which can hardly be exaggerated. (D.S.O. gazetted 1st January, 1917.) (1st Bar gazetted 11th May, 1917.) (2nd Bar gazetted 11th May, 1917.)

 

Awarded the Military Cross.

 

T./.Sub-Lt. William Wilson, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When in command of a platoon, after repulsing an attack by flammenwerfer, he very gallantly led his platoon under a heavy fire to counter-attack another body of the enemy who were advancing. He charged this party with the bayonet and routed them. It was owing to his example of coolness and disregard of danger that the success of the counter-attack was very largely due.

 

 


 

 

30645 - 19 APRIL 1918

 

War Office, 23rd April, 1918.

 

With reference to the awards conferred as announced in the London Gazette dated 17th December, 1917, the following are the statements of service for which the decorations were conferred (including):

 

Awarded the Military Cross.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Noel de Brissac Browning, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his company in the assault with great courage and ability, and when his objective was gained he personally superintended the consolidation of the position under heavy shell and machine-gun fire. Although his left flank was in the air, he maintained his position until relieved.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Kenneth Malcolm Evans, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During an advance he had two fingers shot off, but gallantly persisted in leading his men to their objective. Although again wounded, through the jaw, he continued to lead his men, and it was not until the objective was reached that he consented to return to the dressing station.

 

T./Surgeon Richard Glyn Morgan, R.N. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When wounded he carried on his duties under very heavy shell and rifle fire. Even when wounded a second time he worked with the stretcher-bearers in the open for thirty-six hours, until all the ground had been cleared of wounded. It was largely owing to his wonderful example and great exertions that the ground was cleared so quickly.

 

T./Sub.-Lt. William Stevenson, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in leading his platoon against a farm strongly held by the enemy. In spite of a stubborn resistance, and heavy losses, he finally succeeded in capturing the farm, with seven men - all that remained of his platoon. Although nearly surrounded by the enemy, he held the position until relieved that night.

 

 


 

 

30646 - 23 APRIL 1918

 

Admiralty, 23rd April, 1918.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the posthumous award of the Albert Medal in Gold for gallantry in saving life at sea to Commander Francis Herbert Heaveningham Goodhart, D.S.O., R.N.

 

Owing to an accident, one of H.M. submarines sank and became fast on the bottom in 38 feet of water, parts of the vessel becoming flooded. After several hours the only prospect of saving those remaining on board appeared to be for someone to escape from the submarine in order to concert measures with the rescuers, who were by this time present on the surface. Commander Goodhart, after consultation with the Commanding Officer, volunteered to make the attempt. Accordingly, after placing in his belt a small tin cylinder with instructions for the rescuers, Commander Goodhart went into the conning tower with the Commanding Officer. The conning tower was flooded up to their waists, and the high-pressure air was turned on; the clips of the conning tower were knocked off and the conning tower lid was soon wide open. Commander Goodhart then stood up in the dome, took a deep breath, and made his escape, but, unfortunately, was blown by the pressure of air against part of the superstructure, and was killed by the force of the blow. The Commanding Officer, whose intention it had been to return inside the submarine after Commander Goodhart's escape, was involuntarily forced to the surface by the air pressure, and it was thus rendered possible for the plans for rescuing those still inside the submarine to be carried out. Commander Goodhart displayed extreme and heroic daring in attempting to escape from the submarine in order to save the lives of those remaining on board, and thoroughly realised the forlorn nature of his act. His last remark to the Commanding Officer was: "If I don't get up, the tin cylinder will."

 

 


 

 

30651 - 23 APRIL 1918

 

War Office, 25th April, 1918.

 

With reference to the awards conferred, as announced in the London Gazette dated 18th January, 1918, the following are the statements of service for which the decorations were conferred (including):

 

Awarded a 2nd Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.

 

T./Lt.-Comdr. (A./Comdr.) Arthur Melland Asquith, D.S.O., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during two days' operations. He went through a heavy barrage and made a successful reconnaissance of an advanced position. Later, in bright moonlight, he reconnoitred some buildings which were reported to be occupied by the enemy. His advance was observed, and the enemy opened fire, but he entered one of the buildings and found it occupied by an exhausted British garrison. He returned, under heavy, fire, and brought up three platoons to relieve them. He showed great determination and resource.

 

Awarded a Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.

 

T./,Surg. William James McCracken, D.S.O., M.C., M.B., R.N. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in tending and evacuating the wounded in the open under heavy shelling. Hearing that there were many wounded lying in mud and water in shell-holes, he led up two platoons with stretchers. When they were fired on he made them take cover and himself advanced through the enemy's fire, bearing a Red Cross flag on his walking stick. This the enemy eventually respected, and so he was able to clear the area of wounded. By his courageous action he saved many lives.

 

Awarded a Second Bar to the Military Cross.

 

Sub-Lt. (A./Lt.) Walter Kilroy Harris, M.C, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. His daring reconnaissances and thorough preparations contributed largely to the success of night operations, resulting in the capture of two enemy posts and three machine guns. By his skill and initiative he was the means of establishing the line in a commanding position.

 

Awarded a Bar to the Military Cross.

 

T./Surg. James Ness McBean Ross, M.C., M.D., R.N., attd. R.M. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in attending wounded in the front line under heavy fire, until himself severely wounded.

 

Awarded the Military Cross.

 

T./Lt. Warren Barclay, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as battalion intelligence officer. He marked out the assembly position for a counter-attack. He then went forward to reconnoitre. One of his scouts having been wounded, he sent the other to help him, and though himself badly wounded, pushed forward and assisted in organising an attack.

 

T./Sub-Lt. John Cyril Bartholomew, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He boldly led his company forward, drove back the enemy advanced posts with losses, gaining about 500 yards and recapturing an important position.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Joe Willis Brearley, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. With eleven men he attacked a concrete dug-out in the dark. They killed three of the enemy and captured one officer and eleven other ranks, and a machine gun. The advance was over boggy ground, and the position was strongly wired. The enemy fired on them with a machine gun, but he himself shot the No. 1 of the gun and rushed the position.

 

T./Sub-Lt. William Herbert Clarkson, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in leading his men under heavy machine-gun fire to the capture of a dangerous concrete strong point. It was due to his initiative that the operation was successful and the position put into a state of defence.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Edgar Archibald Elson, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in charge of signalling arrangements during two offensives. He established communication in an area where it had previously been reported to be impossible, and managed to maintain communication from company to battalion and battalion to brigade headquarters. In spite of heavy shelling, he frequently visited his forward stations to ensure satisfactory working.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Kenneth Ian Macdonald Fegan, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When his right flank was attacked, he drove the enemy off and advanced his posts. With a few men he captured a machine gun, killing one man. He was suffering from the effects of gas poisoning at the time.

 

T./Lt. Geoffrey Ramsay Goldingham, R.M.L.I., attd. M.G.C. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in command of a group of machine-gun batteries. He personally reconnoitred and selected the position for each gun. When one battery suffered heavy casualties he took charge, made a reconnaissance under heavy fire and brought it into action in a new position. He maintained a complicated machine-gun barrage with great effect.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Arthur Morson Perry, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his platoon in an attack on a hostile post, surprised the enemy and captured the garrison. The success was largely due to his sound preliminary arrangements and skilful leading.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Norman Roberts, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in command of his company after his company commander and more than one-fourth of the company had become casualties. On many occcasions he helped to bring in wounded at great personal risk. After relieving the garrison of our forward posts, he infused much offensive spirit into its defence and drove off the enemy, who had been harassing the defenders.

 

T./Capt. Henry Bernard van Praagh, R.M.L.I. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During an enemy counter-attack he led forward a small part through an intense barrage to garrison a position under fire from snipers. He also carried out a reconnaissance under fire.

 

T./Sub-Lt. William Wellwood, R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in command of his company during minor operations after his company commander had been wounded. He advanced his line 200 yards, but in doing so the two half-companies became separated. He reconnoitred the ground, under heavy machine-gun fire, and had to wade through a swamp, but eventually succeeded in finding the missing half-company.

 

T./Lt. Thomas Westby, R.M.L.I., attd. M.G. Corps. For conspicuous gallantry, and devotion to duty when in charge of four mobile machine guns. He twice made reconnaissances under heavy fire and disposed his guns with such skill that he achieved his task with negligible casualties.

 

T./2nd Lt. William Corbett Williamson, R.M.L.I. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Though wounded he led his platoon in an attack, captured a strong point, and organised the post under heavy fire until wounded a second time.

 

                       


 

 

30652 - 23 APRIL 1918

 

War Office, 25th April, 1918.

 

His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the Military Medal for bravery in the Field to the undermentioned Non-commissioned Officers and Men:

 

(including)

Ch./18900 L./C. J. H. Bolan, R.M.L.I. (Ormesby, nr. Middlesbrough).

Ply./1137 (S) Pte. (L./C.) A. James, R.M.L.I. (Bolton).

RMA/4851 (A/0786) Sjt. T. J. Lee, R.M.A. (Goring-on-Thames).

Ply./1793(S) Cpl. G. K. Stanton, R.M.L.I. (Evesham).

P.O./76(S) Sjt. C. Scott, R.M.L.I. (Warsop, Mansfield).

Po./155(S) Sjt, W. T. Todd, R.M.L.I. (Chelsea).

Ply./216 (S) Sjt. G. Wetton, R.M.L.I. (Stoke-on-Trent).

R.M.A./14248 Gnr. T. H. Woodrow, R.M.A. (Morpeth).

 

 


 

 

30654 - 23 APRIL 1918

 

Admiralty, 26th April, 1918

 

Honours for the Submarine Service

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following decorations and medals to the undermentioned Officers and Men in recognition of distinguished services performed in difficult circumstances and during a long period in British submarines operating in the Baltic Sea:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross

Lieut Basil Nugent Downie, R N

Mate John Pitt White, R N

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross

Lieut Douglas Carteret Sealy, D S C , R N

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal

A B Richard Ambrose., O N J1565 (Ch )

E R A , 2nd Cl , Charles Bateman, O N 271891 (Ch )

E R A, 2nd Cl , James Douglas Carden Bonham, O N M1213 (Po )

E R A , 3rd Cl , John Henry Bowles, O N M742 (Ch )

P O George Greenwood Harris, O N 17637T (Po)

Act Sto P O George Hutchings, O N K2S (Po)

P O Henry Joseph Ling, O N 228181 (Ch )

P O Timothy McCarthy, O N 216563 (Dev )

Sto P O Henry George Matthews, O N 300193 (Po )

P O Horace Arthur Smith, ON 215511 (Po)

Ldg Sto John James Thomas Ursell, O N 358524 (Po )

Sto P O Thomas James Llewellyn Williams, O N 305522 (Dev )

E R A , 2nd Cl , Hiram Wilson, O N M458 (Po)

 

The following Officer and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Lieut Cdr Hubert Vaughan Jones, R N

E R A 3rd Cl , Joseph William Brand, O N 272304 (Po )

Ldg Sea Alfred Ernest Carslake, O N J5430 (Dev)

Ldg Sea Alfred John Cossey, O N J10240 (Ch)

P.O. William Henry Croxall, O.N. 213307 (Po.).

P.O. William Gawler, O.N. 181987 (Po.).

A.B. Henry Barker Haynes, O.N. J3030 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., John McDougall, O.N. 269398 (Po.).

P.O. James Mackie, O.N. 224035 (Po.).

P.O. John Mansbridge, O.N. 193936 (Po.).

A.B. John Rayment, O.N. 234573 (Ch.).

P.O. Joseph Rooney, O.N. 233239 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Sidney Henry Sayer, O.N. J8975 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. George Andrew Alexander Scott, O.N. 310703 (Po.).

Ldg. Sto. Owen Edward Selsby, O.N. 307757 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. William Fred Jeffries Simms, O.N. 214773 (Po.).

A.B. Algernon Percy Steel, O.N. 214623 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Albert Tuttle, O.N. 293488 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Stanley Elias Western, O.N. J6283 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Ernest Alfred White, O.N. M1660 (Ch.).

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Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following decorations and medals to Officers and Men for services in action with enemy submarines:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Sydney Pratt, R.N.R.

Lieut. Robert Wilson Baty, R.N.R.

Flt. Lieut. John Robert Crouch, R.N.A.S.

Eng. Lieut. Walter Clare, R.N.R.

Skpr. William Buchan, R.N.R., 2226W.S.A.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross

Skpr. George Hubert Cecil Gray, D.S.C., R.N.R., 1558W.S.A.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

2nd Hnd. William Butler, R.N.R., 778D.A.

Engmn. Thomas James Lyons, R.N.R., O.N. 1542T.S.

Act. Sto. P.O. William McIntosh, R.N.R., O.N. 680V.

 

The undermentioned Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Lieut. George Chisholm Reed, R.N.R.

Flt. Lieut. Charles Samuel Hay, R.N.A.S.

Skpr. Thomas Henry Quirk, R.N.R., 809S.A.

Dkhnd. Neil Beaton, R.N.R., O.N. 1805S.D.

Act. Air Mech., 1st Cl., George William Ewbank, O.N. F16420.

P.O. Thomas Hayes, O.N. 232391 (Dev.).

Ldg. Mech. Albert Timms, O.N. F20323.

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Honours for Miscellaneous Services.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours, decorations and medals to the undermentioned Officers and Men:

 

(i). Evacuation of Thermi Aerodrome.

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

 

Cdr. Cecil George Chichester, R.N. In recognition of the energy, good judgment and coolness under fire with which he organised and executed the evacuation of the Aerodrome at Thermi, Mityleni, on the 9th to 15th October, 1917. The evacuation of the Aerodrome was carried out under continuous bombardment by the enemy, and was effected entirely without casualties and without loss of stores.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

A.B. George Alfred Chapman, O.N. 218967 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sto. Edward Chivers, O.N. K5051 (Ch.).

P.O. David Keen, O.N. 190743 (Ch.).

A.B. John Thomas Timlin, O.N. 238582 (Dev.).

 

The undermentioned Officer and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Act. Gnr. (T.) (now Act. Mate) Harry Pursey, R.N.

Pte. John Mansfield Ryan, R.M.L I., No. Po./ 19256.

C.P.O. Jonathan Kellow Werry Tadd, O.N. 138185 (R.F.R., Dev./A3129)

 

(ii). - Operations on the Belgian Coast.

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order.

Capt. Bernard St. George Collard, R.N.

Capt. John Alfred Moreton, R.N.

Lieut. -Cdr. (Act. Cdr.) Robert Herbert Borgnis Hammond-Chambers, R.N.

Lieut. -Cdr. Percy Ralph Passawer Percival, R.N.

Eng. Lieut. -Cdr. Henry Baker, R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Llewellyn Vaughan Morgan, R.N.

Lieut. Arthur Wardell-Yerburgh, R.N.

Payr. John McLeod More, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Sto., 1st Cl., Harry Anderson, O.N. K15032 (Po.).

Serjt. William Arthur Arnold, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./ 10498.

CE.R.A., 1st Cl., George James Burn, O.N. 268389 (Ch.).

Sig. Harold William Butcher, O.N. J.5129

Arm. Edward William Egland, O.N. 345903 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Alexander Greenway, O.N. 291090 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Joseph Edward Hewitson, O.N S.S.110186 (Po.).

Act. Ch. Arm. Thomas Keen, O.N. 345651 (Ch.).

C.P.O Peter Lourie, O.N. 178721 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Edward Luckett, O.N. 160521 (R.F.R. Ch./A2044).

Ldg. Sea. Henry James Lutman, O.N. 229224 (Po.).

Ch. Shipwt. Edward Major, O.N. 345491 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl. (now Act. Art. Engr.), Ralph Victor Nelson, O.N. 272497 (Po.).

P.O Harry William Nye, O.N. 187378 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sto. Frank George Phelps, O.N. 301410 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. William James Sandover, O.N. 296792 (Dev.).

Blacksmith Joseph Bowes Sowerby O.N. 307064 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Jonah Stone, O.N. 282481 (Dev.).

P.O. Charles Albert Terry, O.N. 202486 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. James Henry Trewartha, O.N. J.1053 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Walter Williams, O.N, 175515 (R.F.R. Ch./B.10966).

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Medal.

C.P.O. Frederick Robinson, D.S.M., O.N. 189448 (Ch.).

 

The undermentioned Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Cdr. Michael Barne, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Reginald James Blakeney Drew, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Norman Cameron Moore, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Henry Forrester, D.S.C., R.N.

Asst. Payr. (Act. Payr.) Charles Gordon Clark, R.N.R.

Ch. Art. Ehg. John Wright, R.N.

Warrant Shipwt. Richard Charles Ward, R.N.

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Thomas Brooks, O.N. 270675 (Dev.).

P.O. Michael Brown, O.N. 193916 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., George Carter, O.N. 270392 (Ch.).

P.O. Frederick Champness, O.N. 188738 (Ch.).

Act. Ch. Sto. George Henry Crabb (alias Harry Clark), O.N. 283374 (Po.).

Sto. P. O. Albert Davey, D.S.M., O.N. 312329 (Dev.).

A.B. Herbert Thomas Gilbert, O.N. 214333 (Dev.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Michael Henry, O.N. 307662 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Edgar Hooper, O.N. M55 (Po.).

Ldg. Sto. Percival Edward Clifford Knightly, O.N. 310304 (Ch.).

C.P.O. George Thomas Lee, O.N. 181610 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Albert Alfred James Limbrick, O.N. J6947 (Po.).

P.O. Herbert Cecil Lucas, O.N. 189171 (Ch.).

Sea. Malcolm McLean, R.N.R., O.N. 4280B.

A.B. Sidney Thomas Major, O.N. J16838 (Po.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Frederick Pardey, O.N. 164067 (R.F.R. Po./B.976).

Corpl. Francis Parkins, R.M.L.I., No. Po./11501.

Sto. P.O. Henry Charles Rainbow, O.N. 296938 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs Garnet Sims, O.N 223617 (Ch.)

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Charles Smith, O.N. 268716 (Ch.).

P.O. Edward Standen, O.N. 188223 (Ch.).

Ch. Arm. David Waters, O.N. 342002 (Ch.).

P.O. Teleg. Thomas Walter Woodhouse, O.N. 238833 (Ch.).

 

(iii). Miscellaneous.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal

Ldg. Sea. Alfred Mills, O.N. 190760 (R.F.R. Po./B2802.)

 

The undermentioned Officers have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut. Claude Bennett Walker, D.S.C., R.N.R.

Asst. Payr. (Act. Payr.) Charles William Joseph Horsley, R.N.R.

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Honours for the Royal Naval Air Service.

 

(1) Dunkirk.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the fallowing honours, decorations and medals to Officers and Men of the Royal Naval Air Service in recognition of their services at Dunkirk:

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order.

Wing Capt. Robert Hamilton Clark-Hall, R.N.

Wing Cdr. Henry Meyrick Cave-Brown-Cave, R.N.

Sqdrn. Cdr. Roderic Stanley Dallas, D.S.C., R.N.A.S.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Order

Wing Cdr. Redford Henry Mulock, D.S.O., R.N.A.S.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Sqdrn. Cdr. Christopher Draper, R.N.A.S.

Sqdrn. Cdr. Anthony Rex Arnold, R.N.A.S.

Sqdrn. Cdr. William Laurie Welsh, R.N.A.S.

Flt.-Lieut. (Act. Flt.-Cdr.) Fred Everest Banbury, R.N.A.S.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

C.P.O. George Edwin Barrett, O.N. F656.

Ldg. Mech. (E.) Edward Henry Beesley, O.N. F10447.

C.P.O., 3rd Gr., Frank Arthur Benfield, O.N. M1722 (Po.).

P.O. (E.) Reginald Arthur Clarke, O.N F3896.

C.P.O. (E.) Edmond Dessaussois, O.N. F1663.

C.P.O. (E.) Herbert Gott, O.N. 271902 (Ch.).

C.P.O. (E.) John Valentine Grieve, O.N. F263.

C.P.O. (E.) William Arthur Hill, O.N. F4506.

Air Mech., 2nd Gr. (G.), James Daniel Roy Innes, O.N. F8687.

C.P.O., 3rd Gr. (R./H.), Thomas Stephen Jobling, O.N. F249.

C.P.O. (E.) Willie Lawson Johnson, O.N. F4529.

C.P O., 3rd Gr. (W.), Alfred Ernest Le Sueur, O.N. F3413.

C.P.O. (E.) Henry Mann, O.N F485.

P.O (R. /H ) Edward William Mayes, O.N. F3507.

C.P.O., 3rd Gr. (E.), Frank Moore, O.N. F1637.

3rd Writer Roland Alexander Pennington, O.N. M16116 (Po.).

3rd Writer William Quaye, O.N. M20159 (Ch.).

P.O. (R./H.) Charles Edward Roust, ON. F3903.

P.O. (R./H.) Christopher Oswald Towler, O.N. 237507 (Po.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Fleet Payr. Frederick Richard Waymouth, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. René Bull, R.N.V.R.

Sqdrn. Cdr. Warwick Wright, R.N.A.S.

Lieut. Archibald Sydney Cheshire., R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Walter Dorston Wain, R.N.V.R.

Hon Dental Surgeon Herbert J. Corin, R.N.V.R.

P.O. (W./T.) Harry Ayes, O.N. F422.

C.P.O. (R./H.) Percy Coyle, O.N. 218288 (Ch.).

P.O. (E) Horace Dawson, O.N. F4755.

C.P.O. (E.) William Griffiths, O.N. F8339.

P.O. (W.) Edward Charles Hopper, O.N. F5113.

P.O. Mech. Albert Edward Humphrey, O.N. F2348.

Ldg. Mech. (C.) Richard Frederick Manders, O.N. F11078.

Ldg. Mech. (E.) Francis Robert Maskell, O.N. F8.

C.P.O., 3rd Gr. (E.), Lawrence Grant Miles, O.N. F1149.

P.O. (C.) John Millar Mitchell, O.N. F3689.

P.O. (E.) Hubert Wilfred Newill, O.N. F2272.

P.O. (E.) Victor Sydney Parker, O.N. F2220.

P.O. (C.) Reginald William Petch, O.N. F9289.

C.P.O., 3rd Gr. (E.), William Charles Reeves, O.N. F3123.

C.P.O., 3rd Gr. (E.), Archibald Smith, O.N. F1594.

C.P.O., 3rd Gr. (E.), James Rupert Strachan, O.N. F2461.

P.O. (C.) Ernest Strain, O.N. F2101.

C.P.O., 1st Gr. (E.), Robert Tuck, O.N. 271357 (Po.).

 

(2) Miscellaneous.

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

 

Flt. Cdr. Frank Thomas Digby, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. For the consistent determination, gallantry and skill displayed by him on long-distance bombing raids, particularly on the night of the 24th-25th March, 1918. On that date, in spite of mist, which made the journey most difficult, he eventually reached his objective, which he bombed with good results.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Sqdn. Cdr. Arthur Bruce Gaskell, R.N.A.S. In recognition of his services on the occasion of the evacuation of the Thermi aerodrome on the 9th to 15th October, 1917, under continuous bombardment by the enemy.

 

Flt. Lieut. (Act. Flt. Cdr.) Leonard Henry Rochford, R.N.A.S. For consistent determination, bravery and skill as a fighting pilot and flight commander. He has destroyed and driven down out of control many enemy machines.

 

Flt. Lieut. James Alpheus Glen, R N.A.S. For exceptional gallantry and skill as a fighting pilot and flight leader. On the 7th July, 1917, he attacked two seaplanes off Ostend. In conjunction with other pilots he shot down one which crashed into the sea. The second he attacked himself, and after a short combat it also crashed into the sea, sinking immediately. He has destroyed and driven down out of control many enemy machines.

 

Flt. Lieut. Arthur Treloar Whealy, R.N.A.S. For the most consistent determination, bravery and skill with which he has carried out numerous low flying harassing attacks on the enemy's troops, transports, etc., inflicting heavy casualties and damage. By his splendid example and gallantry a, great many hostile operations were hampered and frustrated. He has further brought down many enemy machines.

 

Flt. Lieut. Aubrey Beauclerk Ellwood, R.N.A.S. For the determination and skill displayed by him as a pilot. On the 10th March, 1918, he attacked three Albatross scouts. He drove two of the enemy aircraft down, and then dived on the third and fired a long burst. The enemy machine pulled up, fell over on its side, and fell straight down out of control until lost to sight. He has also destroyed or brought down out of control many other enemy machines.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Flt. Lieut. Samuel Marcus Kinkead, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. For the skill and courage displayed by him as a pilot. On the 22nd March, 1918, he attacked and drove down out of control an Albatross scout which was attacking a French machine. He has brought down many other enemy machines. He is an exceptionally good pilot, and a clever and plucky fighter, and has performed very fine work, both on offensive patrols and on low flying missions.

 

Flt. Lieut. Euan Dickson, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. For conspicuous gallantry in attacking enemy aircraft and in carrying out bombing raids. On the 16th March, 1918, he went to the assistance of a machine of his formation which was being attacked at close quarters by twelve enemy scouts. Despite the fact that all the guns on his machine were useless owing to lack of ammunition, he turned and charged the hostile formation, splitting it up and diverting their attention from the other machine, thus undoubtedly saving it. On other occasions he has brought down enemy machines and taken part in many daylight bombing raids, at all times showing utter fearlessness and great determination.

 

Obs. Lieut. Cyril Chapman, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. In recognition of his services on the 21st March, 1918, when he carried out successful spotting for the bombardment of Ostend. On other occasions he has carried out valuable reconnaissances for the Fleet.

 

To receive the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal.

 

Ldg. Mech. (E.) Sydney Francis Anderson, D.S.M., O.N. F.12676. For conspicuous gallantry, initiative and courage displayed by him on the 19th March, 1918, when the petrol system of his machine sustained extensive damage in action with enemy aircraft. After repairing the damage to the petrol system he noticed that the starboard engine was boiling violently. After reporting to the officer in charge and requesting that the engine should be throttled down as far as possible, he climbed out on the lower plane, and effected extensive repairs to the water circulation system, and thus enabled the engine to be opened out to the desired number of revolutions. Ldg. Mechanic Anderson's work, which was carried out entirely in the open in a wind force of ninety miles per hour, and occupied 1 ¾ hours, undoubtedly saved the machine.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Medal.

Air Mech., 1st Gr., Percy John Adkins, O.N. F.2763.

 

The following Officer and men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Warrant Offr., 2nd Gr., Albert Henry Mitchell, R.N.A.S.

Ldg. Mech. Arthur Copp, O.N. F.560.

P.O. (R./H.) Alfred Parish, O.N. F.9288.

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Honours for the Mercantile Marine

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of Decorations and Medals to the undermentioned Officers and Men of the British Mercantile Marine in recognition of zeal and devotion to duty shown in carrying on the trade of the country during the war:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross

Capt. Frederick Hanbury Gething.

Capt. William Leask.

Capt. Henry James Smith.

Capt. Gilbert Wilton.

2nd Offr. William Atkinson Clingly.

3rd Engr. Laurence Cuthbert Hemy.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal

Sea. George Franklin.

Apprentice Clifford Groves.

 

The KING has further been graciously pleased to give orders for the publication of the names of the undermentioned in the London Gazette as having received an expression of commendation for their services:

Capt. William Black.

Capt. Arthur Holt.

Capt. William Graham Lockey.

Capt. John Maddrell.

Capt. John Morrison.

Capt. William Montgomery Tate.

Capt. John Wilson Thomson

Chief Offr. Reginald Mehegan.

Chief Engr. Robert Murray.

Chief Engr. Neil Philip Robertson.

Chief Engr. Herbert Squires.

Chief Engr. Harold Sutherns.

Mate John Christie.

Second Offr. Robert Wastell.

Second Engr Arthur Fleming (since supposed drowned)

Apprentice Cyril David Slater.

 

 


 

 

30655 - 26 APRIL 1918

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following promotion in the Most Honourable Order of the Bath in recognition of the distinguished service of the undermentioned Officer in Command of the operations against Zeebrugge and Ostend on Tuesday, the 23rd April, 1918:

 

To be an Additional Member of the Military Division of the Second Class, or Knights Commanders, of the said Most Honourable Order:

Acting Vice-Admiral Roger John Brownlow Keyes, C.B., C.M.G., M.V.O., D.S.O.

 

 


 

 

30660 - 30 APRIL 1918

  

Admiralty, 25th April 1918.

 

The KING (is) pleased to confer the Royal Naval Reserve Officers Decoration upon the following officers:

Lieut.-Cdr. (retd.) Frank Wickham.

Actg. Cdr. Herbert B. Rake.

Cdr. (Tempy. Lieut.-Colonel, R.E.) Maxwell B. Sayer.                           

 

 


 

 

30662 - 30 APRIL 1918

 

Admiralty, 1st May, 1918.

 

Honours for the Royal Naval Air Service.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours, decorations and medals to Officers and Men of the Royal Naval Air Service for zeal and devotion to duty during the period from 1st July to 31st December, 1917:

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order.

Squadn. Cdr. Charles Robert Finch Noyes, R.N.

Squadn. Cdr. Vincent Nicholl, D.S.C., R.N.A.S.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Flt. Cdr. Gilbert George Herbert Cooke, R.N.

Flt. Cdr. William George Sitwell, R.N.

Flt. Cdr. William Hayland Wilson, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Eustace de Courcy Hallifax, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. William Frith Horner, R.N.

Flt. Lieut, (actg. Flt. Cdr.) Basil Edward Pease Gregg, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut, (actg. Flt. Cdr.) John Keith Waugh, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut, (actg. Flt. Cdr.) Charles Gilmour, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Wilfred Underhill, R.N.

Flt. Lieut. Cyril Campbell Carlisle, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Frederick Neville Halsted, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Leopold Howard Wilkins, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Rupert Samuel Montague, R.N.

Flt. Lieut. Edward Garden Hopcraft, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Kenneth Foster Saunders, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Sidney Enfield Taylor, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Cecil Henry Fitzherbert, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Dennis Knowles, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Frederick Stanley Mills, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Garrett Michael Farrell O'Brien, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Thomas O'Connor, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Arthur Roach Thomas Pipon, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut, (actg. Flt. Lieut.) Edward Errol Maitland-Heriot, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Norman Hargreave Woodhead, R.N.A.S.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Actg. AirMech., 1st Gr., William Hare Allan, O.N. F21833.

Ldg. Mech. (E) Ernest Frank Anthony, O.N. F4874.

Ldg. Mech. William Charles Argent, O.N. F13496.

C.P.O., Mech. (C) Alfred William Ayres, O.N. F9322.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr. (E), Henry Robert Beckett, O.N. F477.

P.O. Mech. (E) George Francis Blyth, O.N. F13884.

P.O. Mech. (E) Gordon Selby Browning, O.N. F2836.

Ldg. Mech. William Henry Butt, O.N. F13613.

Ldg. Mech. (E) George James Chandler, O.N. F12523.

C.P.O. Mech , 2nd Gr., William John Coadwell, No. R.M. Po./15413.

P.O. Mech. Robert Connor, O.N. F4597.

Ldg. Mech. (E) William George Cornell, O.N. F5262.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., (E) Arthur Ernest Crispin, O.N. F2519.

Actg. P.O. Mech. Charles Curtis, O.N. F3843.

P.O. Mech. David Titlebaum Davies, O.N. F17941.

Actg. Air Mech., 1st Gr., Robert James Davis, O.N. F14902.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., William George Charles Davis, O.N. F4992.

C.P.O. Mech. George William Denmark, O.N. F14195.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., John Rorrison Douglas, O.N. F2154.

Ldg. Mech. Peter Durrant, O.N. F7501.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., Percy Alfred Bolton Dyke, O.N. F3624.

Ldg. Mech. William Arthur East, O.N. F132.

P.O. Mech., 1st Gr., Samuel John Edwards, O.N. 191047 (Ch.).

P.O. Mech. George Henry Ellis, O.N. F3423.

C.P.O. Mech., 1st Gr., Benjamin John Fearn, O.N. F403.

P.O. William Feldwick, O.N. 117557 (Po.).

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., George Jonathan Gawthorn, O.N. F3871. .

Ldg. Mech. George Greenwood, O.N. 227264 (Po.).

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., Albert Edward Groom, O.N. 235356 (Ch.).

Air Mech., 1st Gr., Austin Morris Hallawell, O.N. F12258.

P.O. Mech. (E) Edward Alexander Harrison, O.N. F1860.

Actg. Air Mech. 1st Gr., (E) James Hawes, O.N. F18509.

Air Mech., 1st Gr., Herbert Edward Hayes O.N. F6644.

Actg. Air Mech., 1st Gr., Walter Stewart Hemery, O.N. F5846.

Act. Air Mech., 1st Gr., David Henderson O.N. F.23608.

Mech. Reginald Leslie Hobson. O.N F.19727.

P.O. Mech. Herbert Hosmer, O.N. F.2687.

P.O. Mech. David John Hull, O.N. F.2250.

Act. Air Mech., 1st Gr., Arthur Henry Johnson, O.N.F. 18174.

P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., Alexander Jones, O.N. F.4532.

Air Mech., 2nd Gr., Allen Richard Key, O.N. F.20262.

P.O. Mech. Thomas Matthews, O.N. F.2204.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., Walter Robert Mayes, O.N. F.695.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., Fred Miller, O.N. 223410 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr. (E), Sidney Walter Painter, O.N. F.314.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., George Solomon Palmer, O.N. 310410 (Dev.).

P.O. Mech. (E) William Edwin Palmer, O.N. F.8110.

Air Mech., 1st Gr., (E), Benjamin Percy, O.N. F.7308.

Ldg. Mech. John Leaken Plumbe, O.N. F.1488.

P.O. Mech. George Henry Price, O.N. F.662.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr. (E), Alfred James Ramsey, O.N. F. 13772.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., Harry James Richer, O.N. F.303.

P.O. Mech. Norman Kolvig Ruxton, O.N. F.3564.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., Albert John Saunders, No. R.M. Ch./A.8603.

Air Mech., 1st Gr., Alfred Albert Smith, O.N. 225269 (Po.).

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr. (E), Alfred Stedman Stephenson, O.N. F.3398.

P.O. Mech. (C) George Swindells, O.N. F.8596.

Air Mech., 1st Gr., Frederick Ernest Tattershall, O.N. F.8200.

P.O. Mech. (E) Thomas William Thirlwall, O.N. F.9430.

P.O. Mech. Frederick Thomas Tucker, O.N. F.2575.

P.O. Mech. (E) Frank Percy Vobe, O.N. F.3901.

P.O. Mech. Charles Herbert Wainwright, O.N. F.2683.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr. (C), Harold Walder, O.N. 344482 (Po.).

Ldg. Mech. John William Walker, O.N. F. 12468.

P.O. Mech. Herbert Murray Watson, O.N. J.3349 (Po.).

P.O. Mech. James Robert Woollard, O.N. K.15829 (Po.).

Air Mech., 2nd Gr., Philip Leslie Worthington, O.N. F.18949.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., James Wrigley, O.N. F.469.

Act. Air Mech., 1st Gr., Louis Henry Wright, O.N. F.4315.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., John Manfield Wyer, O.N. F.43545.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Medal.

C.P.O. Mech., 1st Gr. (C) Joseph Francis Armitt, D.S.M., O.N. 343587 (Ch.).

P.O. Mech. Thomas Brown Thomson, D.S.M. O.N. J.13350 (Dev.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches:

Wing Capt. Henry Percy Smyth-Osbourne. R.N.

Wing Cdr. Thomas Reginald Cave-Brown-Cave, R.N.

Sqdrn. Cdr. James Lindsay Travers, R.N.A.S.

Sqdrn. Cdr. Lancelot Tomkinson, R.N.

Sqdrn. Cdr. Robert Hilton Jones, R.N.A.S.

Sqdrn. Cdr. Ralph James Jean Hope-Vere, R.N.A.S.

Sqdrn. Cdr. George Herbert Scott, R.N.A.S.

Sqdrn. Obs. Frederick Holland Swann, R.N.A.S.

Sqdrn. Obs. Gordon Lindsay Thomson, D.S.C., R.N.A.S.

Lieut.-Cdr. Reginald Blayney Bulteen Colmore, R.N. (Flt. Cdr., R.N.A.S.).

Flt. Cdr. (act. Sqdrn. Cdr.) Eric John Hodsoll, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Benjamin Travers, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Maurice Edward Arthur Wright, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Norman Carter Blanch, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Edward Stewart Cripps, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. George Hind Jackson, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Walter Kerneys Francis Goodall Warneford, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Bernard Cyril Windeler, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. William Henry Shields Aplin. R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Percy Eric Maitland, R.N.

Flt. Lieut. Charles Henry Walsh Godfrey, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. William Godfrey Pigott, R.N.

Flt. Lieut. George Robert Irving Snow, R.N.

Flt. Lieut. William Bertram Callaway, R.N.

Flt. Lieut. John Francis Dixon, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. (killed).

Flt. Lieut. James Frederick Hart, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Dudley Basil Mackenzie Hume, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Lionel Mundy Bailey, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Thomas Edward Barham Howe, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Wilson Edward Cole Parry, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Goodwin Howard Thomas Barnes, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Thomas Cooper Pattinson, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Edward John Addis, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Joseph Albert Edward Vowles, R.N.A S.

Obs. Sub-Lieut. Duncan Gerald McGregor, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Albert Ward, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Stafford Berkeley Harris, R.N.

Prob. Obs. Sub-Lieut. Gilbert George Speight, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 1st Gr., Frank Susans, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Frederick Edward Bishop, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Robert William Edwards, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Albert Page, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Frank Wiltshire, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Henry James Usher, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., William Wheatley, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Harry Williams, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Louis James Chandler. R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Ernest Walter Mann, R.N.A.S.

Lieut.-Cdr. (actg. Cdr.) Lawrence Hugh Strain, D.S.C., R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Alfred Stanley Halliwell, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Thomas Anthony Monckton, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. George Henry Abell, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Arthur Sydney Langley, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Arthur Partridge, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Charles Cyril Turner, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. George Hazelton, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. (actg. Cdr.) George William Frederick Fraser, R.N.V.R.

Lieut, (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) Felton Atkinson, R.N.V.R.

Lieut, (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) Denzil Adair Bartlett Morle, R.N V.R.

Lieut. Vivian Arthur Fenton Bellamy, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Cuthbert Harrison, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. James Robinson. R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Richard Minshall Spencer Veal, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. John Kilner Wells, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Oswald Clutterbuck Williams, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. John Chapman, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. William Walter Farthing. R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Colin Kingsley Jupp, R N.V.R.

Lieut. Frederick Smith, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. B.alph Spickernell. R.N.V.R.

Lieut. William Young, R.N.V.R.

Sub-Lieut. Charles Robert Egerton Pope, R.N.V.R.

Sub-Lieut. Frederick Kynaston Wells, R.N.V.R.

Ldg. Mech. Thomas Adam, O.N. F.10687.