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London Gazette editions 31104-31425 (January-June 1919)

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1919

 

 

31104 - 3 JANUARY 1919

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following promotion in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War. To date 1st January, 1919:

 

To be a Commander of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

Miss Edith Crowdy, O.B.E., Deputy Director, W.R.N.S.

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

Miss Mina Johnstone-Douglas, Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Ottilie Wallace, Deputy Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

 

To be a Member of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

Miss Elsie Mary Dannatt, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

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Admiralty, 30th December, 1918.

 

The KING (is) pleased to confer the R.N.R. Officers' Decoration upon Lieut.-Cdr. William Williams, R.N.R. (retd.).

 

 


 

 

31112 - 7 JANUARY 1919

 

Admiralty, 7th January, 1919.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Albert Medal for gallantry in saving life at sea to Actg. Lieut. Harry Melville Arbuthnot Day, R.M.L.I. The account of the services in respect of which the decoration has been awarded is as follows:

 

On the 9th November, 1918, H.M.S. "Britannia" was torpedoed by an enemy submarine. The explosion of the torpedo was followed by another and more violent explosion of ammunition, and fires were started, resulting in the spread of smoke and fumes. Shortly after the explosion Lieutenant Day went down to the ward room to search for wounded. He heard groaning forward of the ward room, but found that the heavy wooden door leading forward had jambed and was immovable. He then burst open the trap hatch to the ward room pantry and climbed through it. He discovered Engineer Lieutenant Stanley F. Weir, R.N., and a ward room steward alive and conscious, but unable to move. Fearing that he would hurt them if he endeavoured to drag them through the trap hatch single-handed, he climbed back into the ward room aft and up on to the quarter-deck and procured two or three stokers, with whom he returned to the ward room, and eventually carried the dying officer and man on deck and to the forecastle. During his first visit to the ward room, Lieutenant Day was alone, in the dark, the ship with a list, and fire close to the 12" magazine. Whilst carrying out this rescue work he inspected all scuttles and deadlights in the ward room (and cabins before it) and ascertained that all were properly closed before leaving. The cordite fumes were very strong, and his life was in danger throughout. His courage and resource were beyond praise.

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Admiralty, 1st January, 1919.

 

The KING (is) pleased to confer the R.N.R. Officer's Decoration upon Lieut.-Cdr. Charles V. Price, R.N.R., and acting Lieut.-Cdr. Fred Garthwaite, R.N.R. (retired).

 

 


 

 

31114 - 7 JANUARY 1919

 

(included in general lists)

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

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 Grand Cross of the Civil Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

William Robert Wellesley, Viscount Peel. Chairman of Panel, Military Service (Government Departments) Committee; Chairman of Disabled Sailors' and Soldiers' Compensation Committee; formerly Chairman of the Committee on Detention of Neutral Vessels and of the Black List Committee. 

 

To be Knights Commanders of the Civil Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Sir Alfred Eyles, K.C.B. Late Accountant-General of the Navy.

Norman Alexander Leslie, Esq., C.B.E. Transport Department, Ministry of Shipping; Organiser of British and Allied Shipping in connection with the convoy system.

Commander Guy Standing, C.B.E., R.N.V.R. British War Mission to U.S.A. 

James Howard Warrack, Esq. Member of the Admiralty Transport Arbitration Board; ex-President of the Chamber of Shipping of the United Kingdom.

Colonel William Hale White, M.D., R.A.M.C. Chairman and Consultant, Queen Mary's Royal Naval Hospital, Southend.

 

To be Commanders of the Civil Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander David Thomas Jones, R.N.R. Secretary of the Fishery Board for Scotland.

Thomas Graham Menzies, Esq. Director of Special Construction, Civil Engineer in Chief's Department, Admiralty.

Beryl Carnegy, Lady Oliver, R.R.C. Head of the Naval and Military V.A.D. Department, British Red Cross Society.

Charles Augustus Oliver, Esq. Assistant Director of Navy Contracts Lieutenant-Commander

Henry Edward Clarence Paget, O.B.E., R.N.V.R. Head of the Observation Service, Metropolitan Special Constabulary

Alexander Whitehead Sampson, Esq. Director of Auxiliary Vessels, Admiralty. 

 

To be Officers of the Civil Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain Sydney James Hounsell Angel. Master of the Transport "Australind."

William David Barber, Esq., I.S.O. Civil Assistant to Hydrographer, Admiralty.

Percy Dale Bussell, Esq. Acting Assistant Director of Navy Contracts, Admiralty.

George Tanner Chivers, Esq. Head Master, Dockyard School, Portsmouth.

Albert Edward Cocks, Esq. Naval Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

Arthur William Codd, Esq. Chief Cartographer, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty.

Charles Henry Colson, Esq. Superintending Civil Engineer, Civil Engineer in Chief's Department, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander Charles Edward Down, R.N.R. Master, Mercantile Marine; Marine Superintendent, Royal Mail Steam Packet Company.

Engineer-Commander Anthony Ferguson, R.N.R. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Olympic."

George Edgar Foot, Esq. Superintending Clerk, Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

Captain Lewis Hoad. Master of Cable Ship, "Telconia."

William Thomas Kendall, Esq. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Khiva" 

Mrs. Martha Kerr. Lady Superintendent, Y.M.C.A. Naval Institute, Rosyth. 

Philip Edward Marrack, Esq. Assistant Principal, Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

Captain Arthur Timothy Marshall. Assistant Secretary, Department of Controller-General of Merchant Shipbuilding, Admiralty.

Captain William Roger Morison. Master of the Transport "Princess Victoria."

Miss Harriet Katharine Onslow. Royal Naval Division Comforts Fund.

Captain Walter Benjamin Palmer. Master of the Transport "Kaiser-I-Hind."

Engineer Commander George Patterson, R.N.R. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Aquitania."

Ambrose Rollin, Esq. Cashier, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

Henry Snowden Rowell, Esq. Deputy Director, Department of Deputy Controller of Armament Production, Admiralty

Captain James Sim. Master of the Ambulance Transport "Warilda."

Captain Stanley Hall Simmons. Master of the Transport "Chagres."

Wilfrid Guy Spear, Esq., M.B.E. Acting Superintending Clerk, Accountant General's Department, Admiralty.

George Roger Thompson, Esq. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Toronto."

Captain Alfred William Vincent Trant. Marine Superintendent, Mercantile Movements Division, Admiralty.

INDIA.

Captain Alfred Stevenson Balfour. Royal Indian Marine, A.D.C. to Governor of Madras.

Lieutenant-Commander (Temporary Commander) Henry Aloysius Bruno Digby-Beste. Royal Indian Marine.

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander James. William Mineard Godden. Royal Indian Marine, Engineer in Charge of Factory, Bombay Dockyard

Commander George Henry Stransham Latouche. Royal Indian Marine, Deputy Port Officer, Calcutta.

 

To be Members of the Civil Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain George Arnold. Master of the Transport "Rother."

George Richard Battle, Esq. Acting Electrical Engineer, Invergordon.

Isaac Vaughan Bennett, Esq. Naval Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Haulbowline.

Miss Marjorie Alma Butcher. Assistant Principal and Secretary to Director, Women's Royal Naval Service.

William James Connor, Esq. Chief Registrar, Admiralty.

Henry Crombie, Esq. Acting Staff Clerk, Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

Captain William John Dale. Master of the Transport "Archangel."

Alphonso William James Davies, Esq. Accountant, Greenwich Hospital Department, Admiralty.

Charles Lavington Filder, Esq. Deputy Surveyor of Lands, Admiralty.

Mrs. Margaret Bennett Green. Honorary Lady Almoner, Royal Naval Hospital, Chatham; Naval Representative, Gillingham War Pensions Committee.

Charles Brazier Hams, Esq. Acting Deputy Naval Store Officer, Admiralty.

Ernest Frederick Hall, Esq. Acting Deputy .Accounts Officer, Admiralty.

Miss Ivy Winifred Hankins. Assistant Secretary to Deputy Controller of Armament Production, Admiralty.

Miss Constance Holt. Hydrographic Department, Admiralty.

Miss Frances Edith Jenkins. Signal Division, Admiralty.

Acting-Paymaster Thomas Lionel Jones, R.N.R. Liner Requisitioning Section, Ministry of Shipping.

Captain George William Joy. Master of the Transport "Albano."

Frank Harper Lambourn, Esq. Acting Superintendent Victualling Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Haulbowline.

Captain Robert James Large. Master of the Transport "Caesarea." 

Arthur William Long, Esq. District Superintendent, Materials and Priority Department, Admiralty.

Miss Rose Frances Lowman. Confidential Shorthand Typist to Third Sea Lord, Admiralty

Mrs. Maryel Alpina Magruder. Head Supervisor, Royal Naval Cordite Factory.

Walter George Mann, Esq. Anchors and Cables Section, Materials and Priority Department, Admiralty.

Walter Baillie May, Esq. Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

Henry Stephen Miles, Esq. Secretary to the Admiral Superintendent, Tyne District.

Captain Thomas Nicholson. Master of the Transport, "Newtownards."

Frederick Brook Orman, Esq. Surveyor of Stores, Rosyth.

Captain Thomas Paterson. Master of the Transport "Hunsgate."

William Sidney Pearce, Esq. Chief Inspector of Mines, Admiralty.

Richard John Prichard, Esq. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Greenore."

Captain Frederick William Rees. Master of the Transport "Frances Duncan."

Captain David Alexander Reid. Master of the Oiler Transport "Sunik."

Herbert Wheatley Ridsdale, Esq. Manager of Whitehead Torpedo Factory, Weymouth.

Daniel Benjamin Sheriff Saville, Esq. Chief Engineer on Post Office Cable Ship "Monarch."

Walter Henry Foster Shipley, Esq. Acting Deputy Accounts Officer, Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

Captain David Simpson. Master of the transport "Wandby."

Henry Wilkinson Solly, Esq. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Jabiru."

James Stewart, Esq. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Boukadar."

Captain Frank Thompson. Master of the Transport "Ludworth."

Henry Thomas Timbury, Esq. Office of Admiral Superintendent, Glasgow.

Captain Arthur Way. Master of the Transport "Gregynog." 

Captain Charles Wilyman. Master of the Transport "Andres."

Herbert William Younghusband, Esq. Temporary Assistant, Naval Sea Transport Department, Ministry of Shipping.

 

 


 

 

31119 - 10 JANUARY 1919

 

War Office, 11th January, 1919.

 

(included in Army lists)

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the following awards to the undermentioned Officers and Warrant Officers in recognition of their gallantry and devotion to duty in the Field:

 

Awarded a Second Bar to Distinguished Service Order.

 

T./Comdr. Archibald Walter Buckle, D.S.O., Anson Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When the progress of the brigade at a critical moment was checked by machine-gun fire, he went forward himself with his battalion staff, reorganised his battalion and led it forward on to commanding ground, seriously threatening the enemy's retreat. The success of the operation was largely due to his courage and fine leadership.  (D.S.O. gazetted 4th March, 1918.) (1st Bar gazetted 26th July, 1918.)

 

Awarded the Distinguished Service Order.

 

T./Lt. Joseph Clarke, M.C., Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an attack. He led forward the scouts, and it was largely due to his energy and pluck that the correct direction of the battalion was maintained under heavy fire. He and his party were responsible for the capture of several machine guns, one of which he put out of action single-handed. His services throughout were of the greatest value, while his energy and courage were most marked.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Joseph Orlando Harris, Hawke Bn., R.N.V.R., R.N. Div. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an attack. When the advance was checked by heavy machine-gun fire he led his men forward, successfully capturing the machine-gun post and enabling the other companies to advance. Later, he led a party against a bridgehead and captured it, himself charging two machine-gun positions and killing the crews. He set a splendid example of courage and determined leadership.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Tom Simmonds, M.C., D.C.M., Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an attack. He rallied his company under heavy fire and rushed a machine-gun nest, capturing many prisoners and machine guns. After taking his final objective he pushed on and captured a convoy consisting of two large field guns, ammunition limbers and an ambulance wagon, together with many prisoners. He also captured the whole of a party of one officer and seventy men, with transport. Throughout two days' operations he was continually performing gallant acts, and his courage and cheerfulness were a splendid example to his men.

 

Awarded a Bar To Military Cross.

 

T./Sub-Lt. (A./Lt.) Horace John Arnold, M.C., Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. He led his company in an attack with great gallantry, and inspired his men by his own example of dash and initiative. On one occasion he attacked single-handed a machine gun which was holding up our advance, and, having taken it, was able to capture six more machine guns and many prisoners. Throughout prolonged operations his fine leadership and perseverance were conspicuous. (M.C. gazetted 26th July, 1918.)

 

T./Sub-Lt. (A./Lt.) Reginald Francis Edsall Blackmore, M.C., Hawke Bn., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. This officer carried out the duties of adjutant through a week's heavy fighting. On the C.O. becoming a casualty he took command of the battalion, and, by his unceasing vigilance, inspired all with confidence. When the battalion had become very weak through casualties he reorganised it and carried on. He personally made several reconnaissances under heavy machine-gun fire, and set a high standard to all. (M.C. gazetted 26th March, 1917.)

 

T./Sub.-Lt. (A./Lt.) William Reginald Gibson, M.C., Hood Bn., R.N.V.R.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. This officer, in command of a company, led his men forward under an intense barrage of machine-gun fire, keeping them under complete control. When held up by a machine-gun, he personally went forward with two Lewis guns, and bringing the enemy under their fire, inflicted heavy casualties and caused them to surrender. He then led his company through a village, driving the enemy from their trenches, and, forming a bombing block in a trench, held it against a counter-attack, which occurred immediately. He showed great courage throughout. (M.C. gazetted 4th June, 1917.)

 

T./Surgeon Frank Pearce Pocock, D.S.O., M.C., R.N., attd. Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. He attended to the wounded under very heavy fire and most adverse circumstances during operations lasting several days. His courage and self-sacrificing devotion to duty were a splendid example to his stretcher-bearers, and his skill was instrumental in saving the lines of many wounded men. (M.C. gazetted 10th January, 1917.)

 

T./Lt. William Anderson Robertson, M.C., Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. During heavy fighting, lasting several days, this officer's fine example of gallantry and cheerfulness was conspicuous, and his behaviour greatly helped to overcome all obstacles and maintain the spirit of his men. On several occasions he dashed ahead of his company to attack machine-gun posts, and his men followed his fine leadership with determination and success. (M.C. gazetted 16th September, 1918.)

 

Sub-Lt. Walter Telfer, M.C., Hawke Bn., R.N.V.R., attd. 189th T.M. By. During two days' hard fighting this officer's fine example of gallantry and cheerfulness did much to maintain the spirit of his men. He displayed much tactical ability in the way he supported the infantry with the fire of his guns, and also in the manner he concentrated fire on the advancing waves of the enemy in their counter-attack. His courage and his energy were conspicuous.  (M.C. gazetted 16th September, 1918.)

 

Awarded the Military Cross.

 

T./Sub. Lt. Walter Barnett, Anson Bn., R.N.V.R., R.N. Div. For conspicuous gallantry during an attack. Under heavy machine-gun fire he successfully led his company forward by rushes to the final objective. Twenty-seven enemy machine guns were afterwards counted on the ground over which his company passed, and it was chiefly owing to their determined advance that the battalion was able to reach its final objective. He showed fine courage and leadership.

 

T./Sub Lt. Edward Charlton Barrass, Hood Bn., R.N.V.R., R.N.D. When the platoon of which he was in command was held up by the severe machine-gun fire of the enemy, he went forward to reconnoitre personally, and, having located the position of the machine gun, he brought forward his Lewis gun and put the enemy gun out of action. He behaved with great gallantry and composure under heavy fire, and his action enabled the advance to proceed.

 

T./Surg. David Leishman Baxter, R.N., attd. Ist Bn., R. Marines.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an attack. He early established an aid post well forward, and continued to move forward with the advance, showing utter disregard of personal danger when searching for wounded and having them dressed under heavy fire. He caused all wounded to be rapidly evacuated, and throughout set a very fine example to his staff.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Robert Harold Brewer, M.M., Hood Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. He displayed conspicuous gallantry and initiative when part of the line was held up. He crept forward and bombed and captured a machine-gun post that was impeding our advance, which was then able to proceed.

 

T./Sub.-Lt. Harry Carr, Hood Bn., R.N.V.R., R.N.D. He displayed conspicuous gallantry in an attack, rushing and destroying a machine-gun post which was causing heavy casualties to his men. When the enemy counterattacked he handled two companies with great skill and completely repulsed them. He set a fine example to all ranks.

 

T./Lt. Joseph Andrew Patrick Curran, 1st Bn., R. Marines.  He led his platoon with great courage and dash in an attack, capturing a machine gun and dealing with its crew. When the final objective was reached his company commander was killed and he took command of the company and consolidated the captured position with considerable skill.

 

T./Sub.-Lt. George Rose Ferguson, Drake Bn., R.N. Div., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry during an attack. He successfully led his platoon through heavy shell and machine-gun fire to the- objective, and then rapidly reorganised his men and got them forward to exploit the success of the attack. Later, he led rushes against machine-gun posts, and during the reorganisation and consolidation showed great energy and skill in the disposition of his men. Throughout he set a fine example of courage and leadership.

 

T./Lt. Sydney Flowitt, Hawke Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry during an attack. He handled his company splendidly under very heavy enemy machine-gun barrage, and rushed three enemy posts, killing the crews. Later, he was invaluable in his reconnaissance and reports on the situation. His courage, cheerfulness and devotion to duty inspired all under his command.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Thomas Barrow Green, Hood Bn; R.N.D., R.N.V.R. He led his platoon forward under heavy machine-gun fire with great gallantry, and by skilful manoeuvring he put out of action an enemy machine gun that was causing casualties to our men. His example and personal conduct inspired his men with the utmost determination. When the enemy counter-attacked they were repulsed with severe loss.

 

T./Lt. Herbert Law Hardisty, 1st Bn., R. Marines. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When ordered to carry out an immediate counter-attack in conjunction with another battalion, he led his company forward in a most fearless manner under heavy machine-gun fire and established the original line, afterwards maintaining his position until relieved. Throughout the operations he showed great initiative and resource.

 

T./Sub-Lt. John William Kerr, Hood Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. When the commanding officer was killed, at the beginning of the action, this officer rendered valuable service in rallying the men and leading them forward again, and when the battalion reached the outskirts of the village that was being attacked, he again reorganised the men under heavy shell fire. His gallantry and ability were conspicuous.

 

T. /Sub-Lt. Frank Herbert Kirkhouse, Hood Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry during an attack. When held up by machine-gun fire he led his platoon round by the flank and' captured at least one machine gun and crew, thereby enabling his company to advance and enter a village. He showed the greatest coolness under fire and set a fine example to his men.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Henry Douglas Lane, Drake Bn., R.N. Div., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He was in command of the left flank of the advance, and handled his men most skilfully, working round several strong points and attacking them from the flanks, thus making it possible for the remainder of the line to advance. Though wounded, he continued to lead his men to and beyond the objective. He set a fine example of courage and determination throughout.

 

T./Lt. (T./Lt.-Comdr.) Malcolm Maclaren, R.N.V.R. (N. RUSSIA)  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Prior to the Allied occupation of Archangel, he was instrumental in organising and preparing throughout northern Russia the necessary groups and agents, without which reliable information would have been extremely difficult to obtain. He lived as a Russian subject and was in danger of arrest as a spy; he rendered extremely valuable information to the senior British military representative at Archangel. He took measures to destroy the defensive plans of the opposing forces, and facilitated the entrance of the Allies. During the revolution, which coincided with the occupation of Archangel, he, by his conduct and control of Russian troops, was most instrumental in preventing opposition to the occupation of the town. During this period he was in the greatest danger.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Thomas Irvine Morton, Hood Bn., R.N. Div., R.N.V.R., attd. H.Q., 189th Inf. Bde. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He carried out a daring reconnaissance, discovered the withdrawal of the enemy from a considerable area in front, and so cleared up the situation that plans for further operations could be made. Later, under heavy shelling, he took instructions to battalion commanders and sent back accurate information to brigade headquarters. He rendered very valuable service.

 

T./Sub-Lt. John William Wale Mowatt, Drake Bn., R N. Div., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and good leadership in an attack. Though wounded and his platoon somewhat disorganised, he rallied them and pushed on to his objective and passed far beyond it. Later, he led his platoon forward under very heavy fire, and when the advance was held up his cheery manner maintained the morale of his men. Throughout the operations he set a very fine example of pluck and determination.

 

T./Sub-Lt. George Henry Munday, Hood Bn., R.N. Div., R.N.V.R.  For conspicuous gallantry during an attack. Being ordered to take his platoon forward to a ridge in front of the right flank to render the advance of the battalion possible by his enfilade fire, he led his men on under heavy machine-gun fire to the required position and got in touch with the battalion on the right. He attacked single-handed a party of the enemy, shooting several and capturing the rest. He showed splendid courage, and his successful leadership greatly helped the advance.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Charles Martin Robertson, Anson Bn., R.N. Div., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry during an attack. He led his men splendidly, and when units on his flank were compelled to retire he established a flank defence which he led until he was severely wounded. By his prompt action and courage a critical situation was averted.

 

T./Lt. Richard William Spraggett, 1st Bn. R. Marines. He took up the duties of battalion adjutant only a few minutes before the attack started and performed them with great ability. With some details of other units began to withdraw during an enemy counter-attack he rallied and reorganised them, and led them back to their positions. His gallantry and coolness under heavy fire were a fine example, and had a great effect in steadying the men.

 

Lt. Thomas Graeme Stewart, D.C.M., 1st Bn., R. Marines. For conspicuous gallantry during an attack. He led his platoon with great dash against strong enemy machine-gun positions which were checking the advance. Later, when new positions were strongly attacked by the enemy, he held on to his posts and prevented them from reaching a single point in the line. He also assumed command of another company which had lost its officers and handled them with skill. Throughout he showed fine leadership and devotion to duty.  

 

T./2nd Lt. Alexander George Stone, 1st Bn., R. Marines. He led his platoon with great dash and captured the objective. When the enemy counter-attacked and forced back units on his flank he led his platoon forward and dispersed the enemy with heavy losses, manning a Lewis gun himself as all its team had become casualties. His gallant example completely restored a critical situation.

 

Rev. William Edwin Trelawny Trelawny-Ross, A.C.D., attd. Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. He went forward with the first wave, and superintended the removal of wounded men to places of safety, carrying some of them himself, under heavy fire. His gallant example, unarmed, amid heavy fighting, had a very great effect on all who were with him.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Charles Edwin Upson, D.D., Drake Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When on reconnaissance work he located an enemy machine gun, which he attacked, capturing the gun and one prisoner. His reconnaissance work also was of great value. During an attack he successfully kept direction of the left flank. His energy and pluck throughout the operations were most marked.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Guy Charlton Vokins, Hawke Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. He was severely wounded in an attack but rallied his men and captured a machine gun and pushed on till he fell exhausted with loss of blood. Nevertheless, he still tried to crawl forward, but was unable to move. His courage and tenacity inspired his platoon with the greatest dash and determination.

 

T./Sub-Lt. Sydney William George Walker, M,M., Drake Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as battalion intelligence officer during an attack. It was largely his excellent guidance and skilful reading of the compass that enabled the leading platoons to maintain direction in the thick fog. He afterwards rendered very valuable assistance in keeping touch with flanking units, and later rallied a party of men whom the enemy had driven out of a forward position and recaptured the position and re-established the line. He rendered most valuable service.

 

T./Sub. Lt. John Williams, Hawke Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R.  He led his men in face of heavy machine-gun fire with great courage and dash, capturing two guns which were impeding our advance. His example and leadership carried his men forward with irresistible impetus.

 

 


 

 

31123 - 14 JANUARY 1919

 

Admiralty, 10th January, 1919.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to confer the R.N.R. Officers' Decoration upon Lieut. Henry C. Allingham, R.N.R.

 

 


 

 

31125 - 14 JANUARY 1919

 

15th January, 1919.

 

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 which have been distinguished by great courage or self-sacrifice, or by exceptional merit:

 

(included in general lists)

Allen, Samuel James. Gave his services as ambulance driver, and showed courage and devotion to duty on the occasion of a naval bombardment. 

Almond, Ernest Arthur, Cable Hand, G.P.O. For good work on cable ships in dangerous waters.  

Carey, Willie Frederick, Cable Hand, G.P.O. For good work on cable ships and small craft in dangerous waters. 

Conrad, Theodore, Quartermaster, G.P.O. For good work on cable ships and small craft in dangerous waters. 

Corpe, Harry, Fitter. For meritorious service overseas in carrying out torpedo work in trying conditions.  

Dealey, John Carol, Chargeman of Fitters. For meritorious service overseas in carrying out torpedo work under trying conditions. 

Hancock, William Upton, Assistant Electrical Overseer. For devotion to duty on the occasion of an accident to a submarine. 

Hannaford, James Frederick, Shipwright. For valuable service, frequently under conditions involving personal risk. 

Horrigan, John, Boiler Cleaner. For courage in extinguishing a dangerous fire on a ship in port. 

Hughes, Owen, Lightship Mate. For unflinching devotion to duty when in imminent danger from enemy submarines and mines.  

Jenkinson, Charles Pierre, Superintendent Marine Engineer. For promptitude and resource in dealing with a serious fire on a vessel containing a large quantity of oil. 

Jones, William, Master of Harbour Craft. For self-sacrifice and meritorious performance of arduous and important work. 

Kewley, James, Lightship Master. For unflinching devotion to duty when in imminent danger from enemy submarines and mines. 

Lamey, Edwin, Shipwright. For valuable service, frequently under conditions of personal risk.

Lamey, Thomas John, Shipwright. For valuable services, frequently under conditions of personal risk. 

Parnell, Edward, Fitter. For meritorious service Overseas in carrying out torpedo work under trying conditions. 

Rutherford, James, Fitter. For meritorious service overseas in carrying out torpedo work under trying conditions. 

Stephens, John Edward, Chargeman of Fitters. For meritorious service overseas in carrying out torpedo work under trying conditions.

 

 


 

 

31128 - 14 JANUARY 1919

 

War Office, 16th January, 1919.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Distinguished Conduct Medal to the undermentioned Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Men for gallantry and distinguished service in the Field:

 

(included in Army lists) 

 

TZ/2452 L.S. (H.G.) E. G. Bell, Hawke Bn., R.N.V.R. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).  He led his men throughout the attack near Bucquoy, on 21st/28th August, 1918, with conspicuous gallantry and skill, capturing several machine guns with their crews and materially assisting the company to advance, in spite of heavy fire and stiff resistance. He did fine work.

 

T.Z./7755 A.B. J. J. Bellamy, Hood Bn., R.N.V.R. (Blaydon). He was acting as "runner" to the company commander during an attack N.W. of Achiet-le-Petit, on 21st August, 1918, and working with great gallantry and complete disregard of danger in country swept by shell and machine-gun fire he rendered services of great value. In company with another man he located and captured an enemy machinegun, disposing of the crew. By his courage and initiative he saved many wounded men by getting them to places of safety in spite of heavy fire. 

 

Ch./19896 Pte. W. Brindley, 1st Bn., R.M.L.I., attd. 188th L.T.M. By. (Harpington). On 25th August, 1918, near Grevillers, when his detachment was advancing in the early stages of an attack their progress was impeded by the fire of a machine gun. He went forward and single-handed captured the machine gun, taking the whole of the team prisoners. His gallantry and determination were a splendid example to all ranks. 

 

TZ/8405 Ldg./Sea. F. C. Langley, Anson Bn., R.N.V.R., attd. 188th L.T.M. By. (Sheffield). He displayed conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in an advance at Loupart Wood on 25th/26th August, 1918, bringing the mortars of which he was in charge into action at a most opportune moment when the infantry were being held up by heavy machine-gun fire. He carried out skilful and daring reconnaissances in forward areas to select places fiom which to bring his guns into action. Throughout the operations his skill and devotion to duty were worthy of very high praise. 

 

T.Z./2118 C.P.O., James Marchant, MM., Hood Bn., R.N.V.R. (Ushaw Moor.) When the advance of the company was held up by severe machine-gun fire at Achiet-le-Petit, on 21st August, 1918, he displayed great gallantry and initiative in rushing the machine gun and capturing the crew. Later on while bombing another machine gun he was severely wounded, but declined to leave his men until he fell exhausted by loss of blood, and had to be carried from the field of battle. He set a splendid example to his men. 

 

Ply./137 47 Sjt. A. Paterson, 1st Bn., R.Mar, (Pittsburg, U.S.A.). On 21st August, 1918, at Logeast Wood, when all his company officers had been killed or wounded he took command of the company, and though wounded himself he continued to lead them forward. He was wounded a second time and again a third time, but declined to leave his men until the objective was taken and consolidated. He retired to have his wounds dressed only on being ordered to do so. He showed a particularly fine example of determined gallantry and devotion to duty. 

 

E/6132 A/B. E. Prentice, Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. (Northampton). On the 21st August, 1918, at Logeast Wood, he behaved with conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when acting as Company Commander's runner, making his way through thick fog, regardless of heavy shelling from advanced positions to Battalion Headquarters and maintaining communications. On one occasion he had to fight his way through parties of the enemy who were still resisting. Throughout the operations he worked with untiring energy and rendered valuable service under very difficult conditions.  

 

WZ/424 C./P./O. G. Prowse. Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. (Landore).  On 21st August, 1918, at Logeast Wood, he led his men with great gallantry against a machine gun that was holding up the advance of the flank of his company, and in spite of difficulties of heavy mist he captured it, disposing of the crew. On a subsequent occasion he held a position against repeated counter attacks which were supported by an intense bombardment for twenty-four hours. His courage, leadership, and cheerful disposition had an invaluable effect on his men.

 

 


 

 

31130 - 14 JANUARY 1919

 

Admiralty, S. W. 17th January, 1919.

 

Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines.

 

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

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Bernard Talbot Chick, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. George Hargreaves Greenwood, R.N.V.R.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut, (act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Charles Herbert Lightoller, D.S.C., R.D., R.N.R,

Lieut. William Brydon Chilton, D.S.C., R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Ldg. Sea. Robert Cotton, O.N. 182487 (Ch.).

P.O. Jack George Grace, O.N. 221695 (Ch.).

Ldg. Dkhnd. John George McKay. R.N.R., O.N. 2726 S.D.

Ldg. Sig. Walstan Hilton Moore, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z2068.

Dkhnd. William Robertson, R.N.R., O.N. 2836 S.D.

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Cdr. Gerald Langton Parnell, D.S.O., R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. (act. Cdr.) Samuel Willis Ryder, R.D., R.N.R,

Lieut, (act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Wybrants Olphert, D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Arthur John Fortnuin, R.D., R.N.R.

Capt. Arthur Innes, R.M.

Lieut. Arthur Whiting, R.N.V.R. (since killed).

Lieut. Percy Reginald Windust, R.N.V.R.

Eng. Lieut. Graham George Lemmon, R.N.R.

Sub-Lieut. Alfred Robert Barnes Gillespie. R.N.R.

Art. Eng. Herbert Henry Starkie, R.N.

Sig. William Davies, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Wales) Z3923.

P.O. George James Earl, O.N. 234258 (Po.).

Pte. Terence Keating, R.M.L.I., No.Po./8178.

Act. Ldg. Sea. John Lovell, O.N. 192947 (R.F.R., Dev./B3456).

Carp. Peter Watson Malcolm, M.M.R., No. 387038.

Act. Ldg. Sea. Thomas Manning, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z5490.

Pte. James William Phillips, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./7349 (R.M.R., Po./A195).

A.B. William Henry Platt, O.N. 188429 (R.F.R., Ch./B7349).

Ldg. Sig. Thomas George Steven, O.N. J4001 (Ch.).

Sea. Peter Hector Sutherland, R.N.R., O.N. 5423B.

Pte. George William Thorne, R.M.L.I., No. Po./3049.

Ch. Sto. Edward Francis Tennant, O.N. 284631 (Ch.).

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Additional Award for Services in the Battle of Jutland on the 31st May, 1916.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the following further award in addition to those announced in the London Gazette of the 15th September, 1916:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Sub-Lieut, (now act. Lieut.) Reginald Dudley Rowe, R.N. Navigating Officer, H.M.S. "Nestor." During the action was stationed on the bridge, whence he controlled the gunfire of "Nestor" with such success and cool bravery that two of the enemy's destroyers were quickly sunk and the remainder of their flotilla put to flight. This control was carried out under the heaviest fire, not only from the opposing destroyers, but from the enemy's secondary armament.

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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.

 

Wing-Cdr. Charles Edward Harry Rathborne, R.N.A.S. (Capt., R.M.L.I., now Lieut.-Col., R.A.F.). In recognition of his gallantry and devotion to duty during the course of a long distance air raid in which he acted as pilot of a fighting machine which formed part of the escort. Wing-Commander Rathborne was brought down whilst protecting the bombing machines, his engine having been put out of action. It was owing to the gallantry and self-sacrifice of this officer and those of the other fighting machines that all the bombing machines returned safely from the raid.

 

Lieut.-Cdr. Edward Hilton Youug, D.S.C., M.P., R.N.V.R. In recognition of his services in command of an armoured train during the operations on the Archangel-Vologda Railway on the 14th, 15th and 16th October, 1918. This officer displayed great initiative, gallantry and dash, invariably pushing forward as far as possible and causing the enemy armoured train to retire by direct fire.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Lieut, (now Lieut.-Cdr.) William Scott Chalmers, R.N In recognition of his services with the Horse Boats on the Belgian Canals and the Naval Siege Guns on shore in Flanders between December, 1914, and April, 1915. He at all times displayed the seamanlike qualities of quickness and resource and personal courage of a very high order. His good example of cheerful and fearless work under the most trying circumstances contributed in a great degree to the excellent behaviour of the men.

 

Capt. Henry Vincent Fuller, R.M., attd. R.M.L.C. On the night of the 6th-7th August, 1918, during an enemy air raid, in which several huts of the R.M.L.C. were demolished or severely damaged, his conduct was an example to all. He assisted in getting the men away from the wrecked huts, bandaging the wounded, rendering every assistance possible, and showed an utter disregard for his personal safety.

 

Lieut. Robert Hunter McNair, R.N.R. For excellent services in command of a gun barge in the advanced posts on the North Dwina River from the 11th to 20th October, 1918. On the latter date the barge was sunk by concealed enemy fire. During this period he was in constant action with superior forces of enemy flotilla, thus affording relief to the land forces ashore and covering their retirement from a difficult position.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Pite. Mathew Boyd, R.M.L.C., No. Deal/13644 (S.).

Gnr. (act. Corpl.) Henry Charles Bertram Callaway, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./5705.

Gnr. Edward George Chamberlain, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./6606.

Sergt. John William Cook, R.M.L.C., No. Deal/9790 (S.).

Serjt. Benjamin Doull, R.M.L.C., No. Deal/9820 (S.).

Pte. (actg. Corpl.) George Edward Hanham, R.M.L.C., No. Deal/11264 (,S.).

Sergt. Robert Naismith Mclntosh, R.M.L.C., No. Deal/9531 (S.).

Sergt. James William Mace, R.M.L.C., No. Deal/9103 (S.).

Driver Frederick Newman, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./586(S.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Joseph Henry Oborne, O.N. 216778 (Po.).

C.P.O. Frank Robert Piet, O.N. 183657 (Po.).

Pte. John James Rate, R.M.L.C., No. Deal/10008 (S.).

P.O. Robert Walter .Sims, O.X. 179585 (Po.).

Corpl. Leonard Harold Tomlin, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./907 (S.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut.-Cdr. Archibald Douglas Cochrane, D.S.O., R.N.

Lieut. Daniel Ross, R.N.R.

Sub-Lieut. Denis James Richmond Hawkins, R.N.V.R.

Eng. Sub-Lieut. Jamea Alexander Cunningham, R.N.R.

Eng. Sub-Leut. Ernest Mascall, R.N.R.

Lieut.Edgar Sykes Sutcliflfe, R.M., attd. R.M.L.C.

2nd Lieut. Henry Percy Norris, R.M., attd. R.M.L.C.

Capt. Robert Lindon England, Mercantile Marine.

Coir. Sergt.-Maj. (act. Sergt.-Maj.) James Henry Wakeham, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./15614.

Capt. Thomas George Nichols, Mercantile Marine.

A.B. Charles Frederick Day, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Tyneside) Z10542.

Arm's. Mate Stanley Fauvel Jenne, O.N. M6673 (Po.).

Pte. (act. Sergt.) Robert Naismith Mclntosh, R.M.L.C. No. Deal/9351 (S.).

Ch. Motor Mech. Allan Harding Moncrieff, O.N. M.B.1372.

Pte. Henry John Williams, R.M.L.C., No.Deal/12899 (S.).

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Honours for the Mercantile Marine.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honour, decorations and medal to the undermentioned Officers of the 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. George Dickinson Moffat (Lieut., R.N.R.).

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Capt. Samuel Driver.

Capt. James Matthew Eaton.

Capt. Thomas Gunn.

Capt. Arnold Sadler Hawker.

Capt. Robert Hughes.

Capt. Charles Richard Raby.

Capt. David McQueen Reid.

Capt. Frederick Owen Seaborne.

Capt. Harold James Symonds.

Ch. Engr. Claud Charles Lapsley, O.B.E.

Ch. Engr. James Love Murray.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Capt. Richard Hunt.

 

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. Matthew John Andrews.

Capt. William Birch.

Capt. Thomas Frederick Cole.

Capt. William Donovan. (Drowned.)

Capt. James Henderson.

Capt. Griffith Williams Jones.

Capt. Richard Alfred Kelly.

Capt. William Tose Miller.

Capt. Robert Leonard Smith.

Ch. Offr, Walter Strickland Bready.

Ch. Offr. John Crosbie.

Ch. Offr. Robert Finch Hellings.

Oh. Offr. Hugh John Hollingsworth.

Ch. Offr. James Stanners Jobling.

Ch. Offr. Hilmar John Stenwick.

1st Offr. Robert Jones Pritchard.

1st Mate Thomas Jenkins.

Ch. Engr. Albert Gidney.

Ch. Engr. George Frederick Irvin.

Ch. Engr. William Snowdon.

Ch. Engr. Lewis Stuart.

1st Engr. Kenneth John Henderson.

1st Engr. John Mulvaney.

2nd Engr. Edwin Percv Bamford.

2nd Engr. George Albert Linton. (Drowned.)

2nd Engr. William White Margarson.

4th Engr. A. W. M. MacCallum.

Appr. Henry George Hallen.

Appr. James Frederick Rumbellow.

Bosn's Mate Philip Larbalastier.

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The undermentioned ladies have been brought to notice for valuable services in connection with the war (all presumably for nursing naval personnel):

Miss Jane Tiddy, Nurse, London Homoepathic Hospital, Great Ormond Street.

Miss Margaret Matthewson, Matron, Jubilee Infirmary, North Shields.

Miss Sarah Laura Thirlwell, Matron, Ingham Infirmary, South Shields.

Miss Alice Mary Richardson, Matron, Scarborough Hospital.

Miss Gertrude Mary Marsters, Matron, The Cottage Hospital, Gorleston.

Miss Margaret Hogg, Matron, Guy's Hospital.

Miss Frances Elizabeth Davies, Theatre Sister, Queen Mary's R.N. Hospital, Southend-on- Sea.

Mrs. Elisabeth Lindsay Stirling, Matron, The Cottage Hospital, Cromarty.

Miss Margaret Maclennan, Sister, The Northern Infirmary, Inverness.

Miss Annie Charteris, Night Superintendent, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-on- Tyne.

Mrs. Evelyn Olive Streatfelld, Commandant, V.A.D., Homerton Hospital, Sunderland.

 

 


 

 

31132 - 17 JANUARY 1919

 

War Office, 18th January, 1919.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Meritorious Service Medal to the following Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men, in recognition of valuable service rendered with the Armies in France and Flanders:

 

Royal Marines.

 

S/2022 Whlr./S./Sjt. Russell, H. J. (Blandford).

S/3415 S./Sjt. Duckworth, E. E. (Bolton).

R.M.A./9266 Sjt. Noyce, G., R.M.A. (Grately).

R.M.A./9768 Sjt. (A./By./Q.M. Sjt.) Pilcher, W. J., No. 3 (How.) Gun Bde., R.M.A. (Eastney).

Ch./14001 Sjt. (A./Q.M. Sjt.) Rayner, G. W., R.M.L.I. (Chatham).

Ch./12806 Sjt. (A./C.Sjt.) Russell, J. J., R.M.L.I. (Beckenham).

Ply./1815 (S.) Sjt. Vicars, B. G., 1st Bn. (Reading).

S/1851 S./Sjt. Wilson, B. S. (Sutton).

Ply./617 (S.) Cpl. Frankland, H. R., R.M.L.I. (Burnley).

Ply./15507 Cpl. Padley, J. W., X63rd Light T.M. By., R.M.L.I. (Sheffield).

Po./935 (S.) Pte. Allan, D. N., 1st Bn. (Bradford).

2725 (S.) Gnr. Allgood, A., No. 2 How. Gun, R.M.A. (Portland).

 

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

 

LZ/545 C.P.O. Elliott, V., Anson Bn. (S. Tottenham).

CZ/1672 C.P.O. Gallagher, W. J., Hood Bn. (Glasgow).

LZ/138 C.P.O. Goodrich, P. B., 189bh Inf. Bde., H.Q. (Tooting).

TZ/591 C.P.O. Harrison, R., Hood Bn. (Shildon).

KP/832 C.P.O. Malpress, W., Hawke Bn. (Wimbledon).

C.2/331 C.P.O. McLelland, D., Anson Bn. (Port Glasgow).

KP/241 P.O. Hunt, M.M., A., Anson Bn. (Conisboro').

CZ/3151 P.O. McKinnon, R. A., Drake Bn. (Aberdeen).

LZ/1710 P.O. Peckham, C. H., Hawke Bn. (Hornsey).

TZ/1160 P.O. Smith, T. F. Hawke Bn. (Ryton- on-Tyne).

 

(followed by Army lists)

 

 


 

 

31157 - 31 January 1919

 

Admiralty, 31st January, 1919.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Albert Medal for gallantry in saving life at sea to:

Lieutenant George Devereux Belben, D.S.C., R.N.,

Sub-Lieutenant David Hywel Evans, R.N.V.R.

P. O. Albert Ernest Stoker, O.N. 227692, and

Able Seaman Edward Nunn, O.N. J.15703.

 

The account of the services, in respect of which these decorations have been conferred, is as follows:

 

On the 16th September, 1918, a serious explosion occurred amidships on board H.M.S. "Glatton" whilst lying in Dover Harbour. This was followed immediately by an outbreak of fire, the oil fuel burning furiously and spreading fore and aft. Efforts were made to extinguish the fire by means of salvage tugs. The foremost magazines were flooded, but it was found impossible to get to the after magazine flooding positions. The explosion and fire cut off the after part of the ship, killing or seriously injuring all the officers who were on board with one exception. The ship might have blown up at any moment. Lieutenant Belben, Sub-Lieutenant Evans, Petty Officer Stoker, and Able Seaman Nunn were in boats which were rescuing men who had been blown, or who had jumped, overboard. They proceeded on board H.M.S. "Glatton" on their own initiative, and entered the super-structure, which was full of dense smoke, and proceeded down to the deck below.  Behaving with the greatest gallantry and contempt of danger, they succeeded in rescuing seven or eight badly injured men from the mess deck, in addition to fifteen whom they found and brought out from inside the superstructure. This work was carried out before the arrival of any gas masks, and, though at one time they were driven out by the fire, they proceeded down again after the hoses had been played on the flames. They continued until all chance of rescuing others had passed, and the ship was ordered to be abandoned, when she was sunk by torpedo, as the fire was spreading, and it was impossible to flood the after magazines. 

 

 


 

 

31162 - 4 FEBRUARY 1919

 

Whitehall, 3rd February, 1919.

 

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

 

HOME CIVIL SERVICE.

(including)

Bagshaw, William Benjamin, Skilled Labourer, H.M. Dockyard, Sheerness.

Balls, Benjamin Brady, Shipwright, H.M. Dockyard, Sheerness,

Cheeseman, George, Skilled Labourer, H.M. Dockyard, Sheerness.

Colley, William, Skilled Labourer, H.M. Dockyard, Pembroke.

Faucette, Henry, Cooper, Royal Victoria Yard, Deptford.

Hayes, Alfred, Boiler Maker (Chargeman), H.M. Dockyard, Sheerness.

James, Thomas, Chief Stoker, Yard Craft, H.M. Dockyard, Pembroke.

Johnson, Edward, Cooper, Royal Victoria Yard, Deptford.

Laskey, William, Ship Fitter, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

Male, Edward George Winter, Labourer, H.M. Naval Depot, Portland.

Matthews, Jethro, Shipwright, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

McNamara, Joseph, Shipwright, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Norrissey, William, Shipwright (Chargeman), H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

Pitcher, Josiah, Mason, H.M. Naval Depot, Portland.

Studley, Samuel Charles, Shipwright, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Sturmey, William Donald, Shipwright, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Tritton, James Kenneth, Shipwright, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

Wheeler, John, Coppersmith, H.M. Dockyard, Sheerness

 

 


 

 

31170 - 7 FEBRUARY 1919

 

Air Ministry, 8th February, 1919.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to confer the undermentioned Rewards on Officers and other ranks of the Royal Air Force in recognition of gallantry in flying operations against the enemy:

 

(Sea Patrol actions only)

 

Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

 

2nd Lt. Robin Howard Haworth-Booth. (Sea Patrol, AEGEAN) For gallantry and skill during a raid on Constantinople on 25th October, 1918, in which he decoyed two enemy fighters into such a position that they were eventually shot down by his observer. This officer ran considerable risks in the methods he adopted, but the success attained justified his courageous, action and pertinacity.

 

2nd Lieut. Anthony Jacques Mantle. (Sea Patrol, AEGEAN). On 25th October, 1918, he led his flight for 2 1/2 hours in a successful raid on Constantinople. His formation was attacked by hostile scouts on the journey, but by clever airmanship he succeeded in destroying two enemy machines without incurring loss to his flight. 2nd Lieut. Mantle rendered valuable services previously in the Adriatic, for which he was mentioned in despatches in the London Gazette of 1st January, 1919.

 

Lieut. Louis Henry Pakenham-Walsh. (Sea Patrol, MEDITERRANEAN) As an Observer officer he rendered valuable services in obtaining photographs of the enemy's position at Beirut, and also as a "Spotter" for the French cruiser "Requin” off the Palestine coast, near the Wadi Hesy. During the performance of these duties he was regularly exposed to hostile anti-aircraft fire and very frequently to attacks from the enemy's fast aeroplanes. Lieutenant Pakenham-Walsh subsequently rendered gallant service in the attack on the "Goeben" on 28th January, 1918, in the Dardanelles.

 

Capt. George Hancock Reid. (Sea Patrol, NORTH SEA). As pilot of a Short seaplane he was engaged on a raid on Zeppelin sheds in Schleswig-Holstein on 25th March, 1916, in. which he displayed great courage, ability and resource under the most trying circumstances, which included prolonged flying in a snowstorm and immersion for over three hours in the sea.

 

Awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal.

 

201343 Mas.-Mech. Richard Mullins (Shepherd's Bush). (Sea Patrol, NORTH SEA) As observer in a Short seaplane during a raid on Zeppelin sheds in Schleswig Holstein on 25th March, 1916, he rendered valuable services, displaying marked courage, initiative and resource in this hazardous undertaking.

 

 


 

 

31173 - 7 FEBRUARY 1919

 

War Office, 11th February, 1919.

 

(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:

C.Z/5296 A.B. W. McCartney, M.M., Hood Bn., R.N.D. (Edinburgh).

T.Z/2023 P.O. W. Dudley, M.M., Hawke Bn., R.N.V.R. (Blaydon-on-Tyne).

T.Z/1068 L.S. (H.S.) J. W. Murphy, M.M., Anson Bn., R.N.V.R. (Leghill).

WZ/342 C.P.O. C. O. Evans, M.M., Anson Bn., R.N. Div. (Newport).

TZ/1463 A.B. (H.G.) J. R. Waldock, M.M., Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. (Ashington).

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

 

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

 

TZ/3434 C.P.O. Blogg, D.C.M., W., Hood Bn. (Easington).

WZ/105 C.P.O. Wilson, W. T., Drake Bn. (Llanhilleth).

KX/173 P.O. Allan, D.C.M., J., Hawke Bn. (Annitsford).

TZ/640 P.O. Barras, J. H., Hood Bn. (South Shields).

TZ/9660 P.O. Bone, T. W., Anson Bn. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

TZ/234 P.O. Brooks, R., Hawke Bn. (South Shields).

KP/565 P.O. Chapman, J., Anson Bn. (Howden-on-Tyne).

CZ/2217 P.O. Cowie, W., Hawke Bn. (Buckie).

TZ/1064 P.O. Forrest, M., Hood Bn. (South Shields).

TZ/8284 P.O. Grant, J. G., Drake Bn. (North Shields).

BZ/574 P.O. Hill, W. L., Hood Bn. (Blackwood).

TZ/2574 P. O. Howarth, T., Hawke Bn. (Rotherham).

LZ/1931 P.O. Knightly, E., Anson Bn. (Dalston).

TZ/1806 P.O. Lamb, J. W., Hood Bn. (Burnopfield).

CZ/2179 P.O. Lament, J., Drake Bn. (Govan).

TZ/1556 P.O. Martin, T., Anson Bn. (Pelaw-on-Tyne).

TZ/199. P.O. O'Brien, N., Anson Bn. (Hordon).

CZ/2465 P.O. Ord, S., Drake Bn. (Glasgow).

CZ/1659 P.O. Purves, J., Drake Bn. (Ayton).

KW/188 P.O. Pyrah, J., Hood Bn. (Bradford).

BZ/4519 P.O. Staples, J. H., Hood Bn. (Nottingham).

CZ/3054 L.S. Bruce, G., Anson Bn. (Lochore).

TZ/1828 L.S. Downe, W. A., Anson Bn. (Walthamstow).

KW/133 L.S. Earley, W., Hood Bn. (Halifax).

TZ/3491 L.S. Ellison, J., Hood Bn. (Hebburn).

TZ/3833 L.S. Howard, E., Hawke Bn. (North Shields).

TZ/452 L.S. (H.G.) Howell, W., Hood Bn. (Southampton).

TZ/2898 L.S. (H.G.) Luke, W. G., Drake Bn. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

CZ/6140 L.S. Mcqueen, P., Hood Bn. (Glasgow).

KX/246 L.S. Stark, R., Hawke Bn. (.Stapleford).

TZ/18Q2 L.S. (H.G.) White, J., Hood Bn. (Gateshead).

TZ/5795 A.B. Alexander, A., Drake Bn. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

TZ/2819 A.B. Allen, W. J. G., Anson Bn. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

BZ/4018 A.B. (H.G.) Bentley, F. W., Drake Bn. (Melton Mowbray).

BZ/4115 A.B. Brewin, G. H., Anson Bn. (Leicester).

CZ/5371 A.B. Brown, G., Hood Bn. (Glasgow).

KP/611 A.B. Buchan, A., .Anson Bn. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

KP/477 A.B. Buckingham, J,, Anson Bn. (Hemsworth).

MZ/432 A.B. Crowther, F., Hawke Bn. (Leeds).

CZ/1338 A.B. (H.G.) Cunningham, J., Hawke Bn. (Paisley).

KW/15 A.B. Davies, S., Anson Bn. (Hunslet).

R/3814 A.B. Dodwell, C. J., Hood Bn. (Rock Ferry).

TZ/2343 A.B. Driffill, F. C., Hawke Bn. (Doncaster).

BZ/5101 A.B. Duffin, L., Drake Bn. (Somercotes).

R/949 A.B. Dunkley, H., Drake Bn. (Northampton).

CZ/4197 A.B. Dyer, J., Hood Bn. (Bonnybridge).

CZ/2923 A.B. Forbes, J., Drake Bn. (Aberdeen).

R/947 A.B. Gray, L., Hawke Bn. (Rushden).

R/1200 A.B. (H.G.) Hall, L. D., Hood Bn. (Gt. Yarmouth).

TZ/7990 A.B. Hardwick, J., Drake Bn. (Doncaster).

R/6500 A.B. Hayes, A. H., Hood Bn. (Tarrant).

P./5312 A.B. Hill, E., Hawke Bn. (Maidstone).

R/2720 A.B. (H.G.) Hills, C.A., Hood Bn. (Uxbridge).

CZ/4021 A.B. Hood, J. B. C., Drake Bn. (Falkirk).

MZ/547 A.B. Kinley, W. J., Drake Bn. (Runcorn).

TZ/4187 A.B. Lush, J. E. C., Hood Bn. (Doncaster) .

CZ/2651, A.B. McDonald, A., Drake Bn. (Aberdeen).

CZ/2605 A.B. McFarlane, J., Anson Bn. (Clydebank).

TZ/7001 A.B. McKenzie, R., Drake Bn. (Bentley).

R/4581 A.B. Miles, W. J., Anson Bn. (Aberdare).

MZ/138 A.B. (H.G.) Mooney, J., Drake Bn. (Liverpool).

CZ/5355 A.B. Moore, J., Hood Bn. (Bellshill).

CZ/990 A.B. Muir, T., Drake Bn. (Coatbridge).

KX/508 A.B. Parker, J., Drake Bn. (Hamsterley Colliery).

CZ/4142 A.B. Phee, W., Drake Bn. (Coatbridge).

TZ/8894 A.B. (H.G.) Pickles, M., Hawke Bn. (Bradford).

ZP/2063 A.B. Purkiss, F. S. F., Anson Bn. (South Shields).

BZ/683 A.B. (H.G.) Raymond, W. R., Hawke Bn. (Upavon).

R/1839 A.B. Roberts, W. J., Anson Bn. (Padiham).

TZ/4788 A.B. Rushby, G. H., Drake Bn. (Carcroft).

KW/423 A.B. Staniland, H., Hood Bn. (Sheffield).

R/963 A.B. Staples, J. H., Hood Bn. (Upper Stratton).

WZ/145 A.B. (H.G.) Stephens, J., Hood Bn. (Newtown).

BZ/3341 A.B. Tonks, G. D., Hawke Bn. (Birmingham).

BZ/5083 A.B. (H.G.) Toon, S., Hood Bn. (Earl Shilton).

TZ/5052 A.B. (H.G.) Thewlis, W., Hawke Bn. (North Shields).

CZ/2450 A.B. Tracy, T, F., Drake Bn. (Sturminster).

TZ/997 A.B. (H.G.) Tutin, -, Hawke Bn. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

TZ/1463 A.B. (H.G.) Waldock, J. R., Drake Bn. (Ashington).

R/163 A.B. (H.G.) Warne, B., Hood Bn. (Moreton).

TZ/4169 A.B. Whitehouse, G. H., Hood Bn. (Highfields).

R/2814 A.B. Whitehouse, J. J., Hood Bn. (Birmingham).

KW/367 A.B. (H.G.) Wilkinson, H., Hawke Bn. (Leeds).

R/309 A.B. Wilson, R., Hawke Bn. (Eochar).

BZ/4939 A.B. Wood, G., Drake Bn. (Chesterfield).

TZ/271 A.B. Wright, T., Drake Bn. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

KX/87 A.B. Wylie, J. W., Hawke Bn. (Ashington) .

CZ/4126 A.B. (H.G.) Young, R., Hawke Bn. (Falkirk).

 

Royal Marine Light Infantry.

 

Po/13934 Sjt. (A./Coy. S.M.) F. T. Collins (Birmingham),

Po/874 (S) Cpl. (L./Sjt.) E, G. Copland (Dulwich).

Ply/10972 Cpl. (A./Sjt.) F. Dixon (Gainsborough) .

Ply/1038 Cpl. D. Partington (Manchester).

Po/ 15826 Cpl. (A./Sjt.) G. W. Simpson (Southsea).

Po/18335 Cpl. (L./Sjt.) W. Tildesley (Halesowen).

Ch/1163 (S) Pte. F. Blythe (Blackburn).

Ply/2541 (S) Pte. W, E. Clark (Bristol).

Ch/2193 (S) Pte. (L./C.) G. H. Ellis (High Wycombe).

Po/19551 Pte. C. Fletcher (Preston).

Po./19l34 Pte. (L./C.) F. Jeffrey (Fulwell).

Ply/418 (S) Pte. F. Jones (Cwmbrae).

Ply/544 (S) Pte. J. Keating (Liverpool).

Po/19206 Pte. C., Kibbler (Liverpool).

Po/16397 Pte. (A./Cpl.) A. Morrison (Belfast) .

Po/15059 Pte. (A./Cpl.) V. G. Smeethe (Gomeldon).

Po/1578 (S) Pte. J. Sumner (Box).

 

Royal Marines.

 

S/2336 (S) Pte. R. Curry, Royal Marines (Durham).

S/3454 S./Sjt. J. Crabtree, Medical Unit (Harrogate).

S/3051 Cpl. R. Compston, Medical Unit (E. Manchester).

S/3085 Cpl. T. Salisbury, Medical Unit (E. Horwick).

S/3771 Pte. H. N. Anderton, Medical Unit (Hindley).

S/3424 Pte. J, Beesley, Medical Unit (E. Manchester).

S/3782 Pte. T. Brooks, Medical Unit (Hindley)

S/3701 Pte. W. Clemmy, Medical Unit (Chorley).

3937 (S) Pte. S. Holt, Medical Unit (Oldham).

S/4037 Pte. H. Moxon, Medical Unit (Salford).

S/4309 Pte. H. Parr, Medical Unit (Warrington).

S/3010 Pte. A. Rench, Medical Unit (E. Warrington).

S/3441 Pte. F. Sissons, Medical Unit (E. Sheffield).

S/4368 Pte. A. E. Stephenson, Medical Unit (Clayton).

S/3696 Pte. W. Waddington, Medical Unit (Blackpool).

 

 


 

 

31176 - 11 FEBRUARY 1919

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following appointment to 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 Civil Division of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Honourable Order:

Captain William Melbourne James, R.N.

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Chancery of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George,

 

The KING (is) pleased to give directions for the following appointments to the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, in recognition of valuable services rendered during the War:

 

To be Additional Members of  the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Distinguished Order:

Captain Henry Boyle Townshend Somerville, R.N.

Commander (acting Captain) Charles Gabry Dix, R.N., D.S.O.

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Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

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

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division, of the said Most Excellent Order:

Comimander (actg. Captain) Vivian Ronald Brandon, R.N.

Inst. Commander Guy Varley Rayment, B.A., R.N.

Commander Richard Bolton Tinsley, R.N.R.

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Major and Brevet Lieut.-Colonel Reginald Cecil Temple, R.M.A.

Major (tempy. Lieut.-Col.) Walter Sinclair. R.M.L.I.

Commander George Griffin Eady, R.N.V.R.

Major Cuthbert Evelyn Binns, R.M.L.I.

Lieut.-Commander (actg. Commander) John Linton Myres, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Commander Charles Edward Hudson. R.N.V.R.

Paymaster Lieut.-Commander Percy Stanley Sykes, R.N.R.

Lieutenant (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) Frank Cecil Tiarks, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) William Francis Clarke, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Thomas Frank Johnson, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Archibald Holte Hall, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Lionel Reid, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Ernest Thomas Boyce, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Charles William Ross Hooker, R.N.V.R.

 

To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Sub-Lieutenant Gerald James Gillespie, R.N.V.R.

Sub-Lieutenant Andrew Cunningham, R.N.V.R.

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Admiralty, 11th February, 1919.

 

The names of the undermentioned officers have been brought to the notice of the Admiralty for valuable services rendered in connection with the War:

Commander Malcolm Henry Somerled MacDonald, D.S.O., R.N.

Lieut.-Commander (actg. Cdr.) Walter Theodore Bagot, R.N.

Paymaster Lieut. (actg. Payr. Lieut.-Cdr.) Lloyd Hirst, R.N.

Sub-lieutenant Lawrence Webster, R.N.V.R.

 

 


 

 

31182 - 14 FEBRUARY 1919

 

Chancery of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give directions for the following appointment to the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, in recognition of valuable services in command of the Royal Marine Artillery siege gun detachment in Flanders since February, 1918:

 

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

Lieutenant-Colonel Pryce Peacock, R.M.A.

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Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following appointment to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire:

 

To be a Member of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

 

Acting Artificer Engineer Henry John Northey, R.N. For valuable services in effecting repairs to H.M.S. "Tedworth" on the 26th December, 1918, at sea in extremely heavy weather and at great personal risk.

 

The KING (is) pleased to confer the Medal of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire upon the undermentioned ratings for valuable services whilst prisoners of war in Germany in promoting the welfare of their comrades:

C.P.O. Gideon Rock Munday, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) 2/1068.

A.B. Cecil Edward Tooke, R.N.V.R., O.N, (London) 2/3321,

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Admiralty, S.W., 15th February, 1919.

 

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.

Cdr. Humphrey Willie Best, R.N.

Lieut, (now Lieut.-Cdr.) William Benrose Mark-Wardlaw, R.N.

Lieut. Henry Neville Lake, D.S.C., R.N.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.

Lieut.-Cdr. Wybrants Olphert, D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Robert Vincent Mack, R.N.

Lieut. Albert Edward Holland, R.N.R.

Act. Payr. Lieut. Ernest Gordon Driscoll R.N.R.

Ch. Art. Eng. Frederick John Baker, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

P.O. Herbert Abbs, O.N. J.979 (Ch.).

Sea. Andrew John Coutts, R.N.R. (Shetland), O.N. 372L.

Sig. Joseph Hanwell, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Tyneside) Z.9608.

C.P.O. John Arthur Hards, O.N. 179891 (Po.).

Ldg. Teleg. Alfred Kemish, O.N. J.25704 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Frederick Milner, O.N. 238903 (R.F.R., Dev./B.6088).

Ldg. Sea. John Edgar Peat, O.N. J11668 (Po.).

Ldg. Sig. Thomas Cecil Prowse, O.N. J.6330 (Po.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., George Ure Reid, R.N.V.R, O.N. (Clyde) 3/1088.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Medal.

C.P.O. William Crocker, D.S.M., O.N. 178844 (Dev.).

P.O. Leo Charles Martin, D.S.M., O.N. J.5436 (Ch.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut. Joseph Barrington Chevalier, R.N.

Lieut. Gregory Elvine Scrivener, R.N.R.

Lieut. Robert Perceval Elliott, R.N.R. Gnr. (T.) Frank Wright, R.N.

C.E.R.A. Joseph Chisholm Addison, R.N.R., O.N. 1337E.A.

Sea. Robert William Henderson, R.N.R., O.N. 3230A.

Sea. Owen Kelly, R.N.R., O.N. 6617A.

P.O. Teleg. Sidney Harold Lewis, O.N. J.7232 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Cyril Arthur McConnochie, Q.N. 239821 (Po.).

Sea. Alexander MacDonald, R.N.R., O.N. 5572A.

C.E.R.A./1st Cl, William Lear Milton, O.N. 270582 (Dev.).

P.O. William George Penwill, O.N. 236440 (Dev.).

Ord. Sea. James Ryan, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Mersey) Z.3588.

Sto. P.O. Frederick Stanley Warner, O.N. 29536S (Po.).

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Honours for Services in Minesweeping Operations.

 

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 minesweeping operations off the Belgian Coast, including the minefields off the ports of Ostend and Zeebrugge, between the 18th October and 8th November, 1918:

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order. 

 

Lieut. Arthur Edgar Buckland, D.S.C., R.N. In recognition of the courageous and efficient manner in which he controlled and carried out the minesweeping operations off the Belgian coast, including the minefields off Ostend and Zeebrugge, which presented some particularly dangerous and difficult features.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Order. 

 

Cdr. (actg. Capt.) Henry Francis Cayley, D.S.O., R.N. For the gallant manner in which he personally conducted difficult minesweeping operations, rendering invaluable advice.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Lieut. Warwick Lindsay Scott, R.N.V.R. Was in command of a section of minesweepers employed bottom sweeping off Ostend. While sweep was being hove in, a mine came off foul of  sweep, Lieut. Scott went aft and cut the circuit wire on outside of mine, making the mine safe. Mine was then salved.

 

Lieut. Reginald Joynson, R.N.V.R. Displayed courage and good judgment in the work of opening up Zeebrugge, sweeping for and sinking mines in the harbour.

 

Eng. Lieut. Charles Frederic Holt, R.N.R.  When his ship struck a mine off Ostend on the 19th October, 1918, this Officer showed great courage in going into the foremost stokehold, the stokehold being full of steam and rapidly filling with water, and the ship likely to hit another mine at any moment. He also rescued a badly injured man.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Ch. Motor Mech. Archibald Peter Campbell, R.N.V.R., O.N. MB1920.

Dkhnd. Phillip John Langley Day, R.N.R., O.N. 19902D.A.

2nd Hnd Angus MacKay, R.N.R., O.N. 2258D.

Sig. Harry Morton, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Tyneside) Z9391.

Ldg. Trmr. James Miller Robertson, R.N.R., O.N. 2542T.S,

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Honours for Services in Monitors off the Belgian Coast between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

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

 

To be Campanions of the Distinguished Service Order.

Cdr. (now Capt.) Patrick Edward Parker, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Norman Cameron Moore, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Ronald Granville Studd, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. John Hermann Brougham, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Yeo. Sigs. George William Allen, O.N. 229961 (Ch.).

M.A.A. William George Clifford, O.N. 178349 (Ch.).

Ch. Shipwt. Thomas Colquhoun, O.N. 341187 (Ch.).

Ldg. Teleg. Alexander McKentosh Cowie, O.N. J18622 (Dev.).

Act. C.P.O. Ernest Glenister, O.N. 197147 (Ch.).

P.O. George Thomas Gray, O.N. 210801 (Ch.).

Sergt. Frank William Ladd, R.M.L.I., No. Ch/10569.

Actg. C.P.O. Ernest Thomas Mainprize, O.N. 184923 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. William Moorcraft, O.N. 276096 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Edgar Terry, O.N. 166452 (Ch.).

P.O. James Valentine Thomson, O.N. 193744 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. George Wonnacott, O.N. J4876 (Dev.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut.-Cdr. Eberhard William Ernest Callwell, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. William Simon Fraser Macleod, R.N.

Lieut. Henry Maurice Chidley Purdon, R.N.

Lieut. Frederick Philip Hart, R.N.

Ch. Sto. William Armstrong, O.N. 293113 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Joseph Cheater, O.N. 150958 (Ch.).

Pte. Frederick Church, R.M.L.I., No. Ch/17950.

Ldg. Sea. Charles Clayton, O.N. 200728 (Ch.).

Ldg .Sea. Frederick Thomas Fryatt, O.N. J15046 (Ch.).

Shipwt., 1st Cl., Arthur Gordon George, O.N. 342930 (Ch.).

Ch. Arm. William Henry Huelin, O.N. 171443 (Ch.).

Ch. Elect. Art., 2nd Cl., John Bennett Hutchings, O.N. 345872 (Ch.).

P.O. Teleg. Edward Charles Johnson, O.N. 240035 (Ch.).

P.O. Herbert Cecil Lucas, O.N. 189171 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A. Robert Forrest Taylor, R.N.R., O.N. 1024E.A.

Ch. Sto. John William Wright, O.N. 308233 (Po.)

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Honours for Miscellaneous Services

 

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

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

 

Maj. Harold William Iremonger, R.M.A. For services with the Royal Marine Artillery Siege Gun Detachment in Flanders. Organised a group of six 7.5 in. guns in February, 1918, and has brought it to a very high gunnery standard. Has established and maintained extremely good and intimate liaison with the Belgian Artillery Authorities.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Surg. Lieut. Walter Grimshaw Bigger, R.N. For services with the Royal Marine Artillery Siege Gun Detachment in Flanders. On the 29th May, 1918, while he was attending to the wounded in "Carnac" gun position a second shell burst in embrasure. Surgeon Lieutenant Bigger continued his work with noteworthy calmness and devotion to duty. The coolness under fire displayed by this officer on other occasions has gained for him the confidence of the officers and men under his medical charge.

 

2nd Lieut. Daniel Harding, R.M.A. For services with the Royal Marine Artillery Siege Gun Detachment in Flanders. On the 28th March, 1918, at "Carnac" battery, near Oost Dunkirk, after extricating himself from the debris caused by an enemy shell bursting in his gun position, displayed marked coolness in attending to the wounded and assisting to extinguish a fire. Has since shown zeal and devotion to duty on all occasions.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Gnr. William Roland Ash, R.M.A., No. 959 (S).

Gnr. Alexander Campbell, R.M.A., No. 1466 (S).

Gnr. Walter Jackman, R.M.A., No. 1835 (S).

Serjt. Lionel Robert Jacobs, R.M.A., No. 10685.

Junior Reserve S.B.A. John Layland, O.N.M. 14816 (Dev.).

S.B.S., 2nd Cl., Frank Edward James Morse, O.N. M.18972 (Po.).

P.O., 1st Cl. George Rowe, O.N. 212126 (Dev.).

Serjt. Edward Charles Sessions, R.M.A., No. 8436.

Gnr. William Arthur Sewell, R.M.A., No. 14460.

Pte. John Stevenson, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./ 18784.

Gnr. John Alfred Taylor, R.M.A., No. 3391.

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Coy. Serjt.-Maj. (Warrt. Offr., 2nd Cl.) Ernest Edward Edwards, R.M.A., No. 5885.

Driver Albert Hicks, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./ 565(8.).

Sto. Hugh Hughes, R.N.R., O.N. 1374U.

Ch. E.R.A. William John McCleery, D.S.M., R.N.R., O.N. 447E.B.

Ldg. Sto. Dominick McFadden, O.N. K14653. (Po.)

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Joseph Herbert Robson, O.N. M.20547 (Po,).

Corpl. Driver Owen Sutton, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./629 (S.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Eng. Cdr. John Bladder Pulliblank, D.S.O., R.N.

Maj. John Bird Chancellor, R.M.A.

Lieut. Basil Nugent Downie, D.S.C., R.N.

Lieut. Samuel Kent, R.N.

Lieut, (actg. Capt.) Thomas Francis Connew, R.M.A.

Lieut, (actg. Capt.) Douglas Primrose, R.M.A.

Driver James Baker, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./ 528(8.).

Colr. Serjt. (actg. Warrt. Offr., 2nd Cl.) George Barton, R.M.A., No. 6273.

Serjt. Mech. Laurence Albert Freeman, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./470(S.).

Gnr. Walter Howells, R.M.A., No. 11516.

Corpl. William Hutchins, R.M.A., No. 13080.

Gnr. Eric John Marshall, R.M.A., No. 1819 (S.).

Gnr. Alfred Harry Mason, R.M.A., No. 1817 (S.).

Serjt. William Henry Rann. R.M.A. No. 4240.

Gnr. Ernest William Rayson, R.M.A., No. 1705(S.).

Serjt. Albert James Edward Thorburn, D.S.M., R.M.A., No. 9907

Pte. (Lce.-Bombr.) Reginald Leonard Turner, R.M.A., No. G/10094.

Gnr. William Arthur Underwood, R.M.A., No.1818 (S.).

Staff Serjt. Harold Williams, D.C.M., R.M.A., No. R.M.A./460(S.).

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Awards of Meritorious Service Medal.

 

The following awards have been approved:

 

For Services in Cruisers Employed on Escort, Convoy, and Patrol Duties during 1917 and 1918.

 

P.O. Teleg. David Allen, O.N. 238656 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., Tom Appleby, R.N.R., O.N. 1182E.A.

Col. Sergt. Archie Baugh, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./10683.

3rd Writer John Lloyd Birch, O.N. M. 14615 (Po.).

M.A.A. Charles Thomas Bull, O.N. 121887 (R.F.R.,Dev./A.2310).

P.O., 1st Cl., John James Camp, O.N. 136509 (R.F.R., Dev./A.2686).

P.O. Teleg. William Arthur Day, O.N. 236741 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. George Dyer, O.N. 175422 (Po.).

Ldg. Sig. William Arthur Edwards, O.N. 231179 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. John Ferguson, R.N.R., O.N. 1928C.

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., George Francis, O.N. 270764 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Albert Edward French, O.N. 152902 (R.F.R., Dev./A.4213).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl. (now Act. Art. Eng.) Wilfred Henry Hicks, O.N. 271467, (Dev.).

Col. Sergt. Arthur Hill. R.M.L.I. No. Ply./10022.

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Joseph Howell, O.N. 269099 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Teleg. George John Le Brun, O.N. J99723 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. William George Mills, O.N. 173620 (Dev.).

Yeo. Sigs. Thomas Moore, 0:N. 223892 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Frederick Raymond, O.N. 165573 (Po.).

C.P.O. David Twohig, O.N. 163746 (R.F.R., Dev./A.4141).

Sto. P.O. Thomas Henry Vinton, O.N K.1737 (Dev.).

 

For Services in Vessels Employed on Escort, Convoy, and Patrol Duties Between the 1st January and 30th June, 1918.

 

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., George Elliott, O.N. M.12139 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., George Francis Lockwood, O.N. 270190 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Henry John Northey, O.N. 270703 (Dev.).

 

For Services in Destroyers between the 1st January and the 30th June, 1918.

 

C.P.O. Patrick Driscoll, O.N. 175622 (Dev.)

A.B. William Joseph Hunt, O.N. J.19181 (Dev.).

 

For Services on the Mediterranean Station between the 1st January and the 30th June, 1918.

 

I. Aegean.

 

P.O. Teleg. Frederick James Andrews, O.N. J.1543 (Po.).

Yeo. Sigs. Albert Augustus Knapton, O.N. 223904 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Otway Graeme Martin, O.N. 272522 (Po.).

Ch. Shipwt. George Henry Morris, O.N. 340679 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. Henry William James Turner, O.N 296381 (Dev.).

 

II. Adriatic.

 

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., John James Beckwith, O.N. M. 13882 (Ch.).

Dkhnd. John Bryce, R.N.R., O.N. 5219 S.D.

Ship's Corpl., 1st Cl., Albert Clarke, O.N. 199994 (Po.).

Dkhnd. Frank Osborn Curtis, R.N.R., O.N. 2664D.A.

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Wilfred George Pay Eldridge, O.N. M. 12530 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 2nd CL, Claudius Haslam, O.N. M.13886 (Ch.).

Vict. C.P.O. Charles James Jacobs, O.N. 347081 (Ch.).

Ch. Elect. Art., 2nd Cl., Reginald James Lingard Keith, O.N. 344919 (Ch.).

P.O. Allen McLean, R.N.R., O.N. 1630C.

Dkhnd. Herbert Rawcliffe, R.N.R., O.N. 9517D.A.

Carpenter's Mt. Anthony Risiott, O.N. 344682.

Engmn. Frank Cecil Rowland, R.N.R., O.N. 1893E.S.

Teleg. John Tucker, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z/1679.

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Vivian, O.N. 269058 (Dev.).

 

III. Malta.

 

C.E.R.A. Tom Francis Bevan, R.N.R. O.N, 111E.C.

1st Writer Edwin Clark Buckland, O.N. 346824 (Po.).

Ch. Arm. William Franklin, O.N. 173758 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. Sidney Harold Hoskins, O.N. 306391 ,(Po.).

Ldg. Cook's Mt. Christopher Rushton, O.N. M.181 (Po.).

 

For Services in Minelaying Vessels between the 1st January and the 30th June, 1918.

 

Ldg. Sea. John Arthur Thomas Cusick, O.N.

1st Writer Harold Devenport, O.N. M2077 (Ch.).

Sergt. Bertram Ernest Lawson, R.M.L.I., No. Ch/9894

P.O. John Lion Maw, O.N.236830 (Ch.).

A.B. Herbert Parsons, O.N. 215055 (Po.).

Greaser Peter Timmons, M.M.R., No. 749414.

 

For Miscellaneous Services.

 

Sig. Samuel Frank Annetts, O.N. J24859 (Po.).

Pte. Fred .Brown, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./3286 (S.)

Ldg. Sto. William James Carter, M.M.R., No.719004.

E.R.A. 3rd CL, William Niven Emslie, O.N. M13636 (Po.)

Mr J.F. Hernandez, Nyasaland Volunteer Reserve.

Ch. Sto. Joseph Galloway, O.N. 278440 (Ch.).

Sergt. Robert Gooding, R.M.L.C., No. Deal/9853 (S.).

Ldg. Sea. Arthur Green, O.N. SS.3143 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Thomas William Hall, O.N. 221516 (R.F.R., Ch./B952).

Pte. Joseph William Haynes, R.M.S.M., No. Ch./1241 (S.).

Res. Ward Master Alick George Duncan Howe, O.N. M10237 (Ch.).

P.O. Teleg. Edward John James, O.N. J7246 (Po.).

Sto. Thomas Lawler, M.M.R., No. 863282.

Dkhnd. Leonard Leathley, D.S.M., R.N.R., O.N. 14613 D.A.

A.B. Henry John Long, O.N. 160975 (Dev.).

Ldg. Dkhnd. William Munro, R.N.R., O.N. 1231 S.D.

Mr. J. L. Murray, Nyasaland Volunteer Reserve.

Res. Ward Master John Edward Newns, O.N. M8286 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Samuel Richard Nicholls, O.N. 282640 (Dev.).

Sto. Thomas Parsons, M.M.R., No. 890480.

Act. E.R.A., 4th Cl., Alfred Campbell Rundle, O.N. M30749 (Dev.).

Sergt. (Act. Qrmr. Sergt., W.O., 2nd Cl.) William John Saunders, R.M.A., No R.M.A./4145.

Mr. Albert Edward Seccombe {Pensioner Ch. Writer, O.N. 133454 (Dev.).

Pte. Andrew Scott. R.M.L.C., No. Deal/8399 (S.).

C.P.O. George Holmes Smith.R.N.V.R., O.N. T.Z/10595.

Act. Co. Sergt. Major. (W.O., 2nd Cl.) Leslie Smith, R.M.L.C., No. Deal/8428 (S.).

Act. E.R.A., 5th Cl, John Thackray, O.N. M29702 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Allan Waining, O.N. M20911 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A. Matthew Pycroft Warren, R.N.R., O.N. 1591 E.A.

Yeo. Sigs. Ernest Whittlesey, O.N, 233390 (Dev.).

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Honours for the Mercantile Marine.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following decorations to the undermentioned Officers of the 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. George Arthur Hope Flynn.

Capt. George McMillan.

Capt. William Charles Morgan.

 

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. Arthur Charles Hall.

Capt. George Edward Patterson.

Ch. Offr. John William Kendal.

Ch. Engr. George Cockburn. (Drowned.)

Ch. Engr. John Blanchflower Priestman.

3rd Engr. William Craig.

A.B. William Pritchard. (Identity Certificate 377081)

 

 


 

 

31186 - 14 FEBRUARY 1919

 

War Office, 18th February, 1919.

 

(included in Army lists)

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of a Second Bar to the Distinguished Conduct Medal to the undermentioned Warrant Officers and Non- Commissioned Officers, for gallantry and distinguished service in the field:

C.Z./2047 P./O J. G. Cowie, D.C.M., M.M., Hood Bn., R.N.V.R. (Glasgow).  

 

…. Bar to the Distinguished Conduct Medal to the undermentioned Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Men, for gallantry and distinguished service in the field.:

C.Z./2047 P.O. J. G. Cowie, D.C.M., M.M., Hood Bn., R.N.V.R. (Glasgow).   

 

…. Distinguished Conduct Medal to the undermentioned Warrant Officers, Non-commissioned Officers and Men for gallantry and distinguished Service in the Field. 

Tyne Z.618 C./P./O. W. Brown, Hood Bn., R.N.V.R. (Perey Main).

Chm./17402 Cpl. (A./Sjt.) W. S. Gary, R.M.L.I., attd. Hood Bn., R.N. Div. (Hampton -on-Thames).

Po./17970 L./Cpl. T. W. Childs, 1st Bn., R.M.L.I. (Hull). 

Ply. 16495 A./Cpl. J. W. Coulthard, 1st Bn., R.M.L.I. (Ashton-under-Lyne).

Tyne Z. 3637 P/O E. Griffiths, Hood Bn., R.N.V.R. (S. Shields).

Chm./S./1191 Cpl. (A./Sjt.) L. Insley, M.M., R.M.L.I., attd. 63rd Div. M.G. Bn. (Church Gresley).

CZ/6977 A./B. (H.G.) A. Russell, Anson Bn., R.N.V.R. (Skene, Aberdeen)

 

 


 

 

31187 - 18 FEBRUARY 1919

 

Admiralty, S.W., 18th February, 1919.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the posthumous award of the Albert Medal for gallantry in saving life at sea to:

Mr. Albert Charles Mattison, late Acting Boatswain, Royal Canadian Navy, and

Stoker Petty Officer Edward S. Beard, late Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer Reserve.

 

The following is the account of the services in respect of which these decorations have been conferred:

 

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 commanding officer of H.M.C.S. "Niobe," which was lying in the harbour, on perceiving what had happened, sent away a steamboat to see what could be done. Mr. Mattison and six men of the Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer Reserve volunteered to form the crew of this boat, but just as the boat got alongside the "Mont Blanc" the ship blew up, and Mr. Mattison and the whole boat's crew lost their lives. The boat's crew were fully aware of the desperate nature of the work they were engaged on, and by their gallantry and devotion to duty they sacrificed their lives in the endeavour to save the lives of others. 

 

 


 

 

31191 - 18 FEBRUARY 1919

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following appointment to 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 Military Division of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Honourable Order.

 

Captain Colin Kenneth R.N. MacLean, D.S.O., For valuable services as Captain (D) of the Destroyer Flotilla of the Harwich Force since December, 1917

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The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following appointment to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War:

 

To be a Member of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

 

Chief Signal Boatswain Ernest Thomas Veryard, R.N For valuable services in organising signalling arrangements in the destroyers of the Dover Patrol and at Dunkirk throughout the War.

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Admiralty, S.W. 1, 20th February, 1919.

 

Honours for Services in Minelaying Submarines between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

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. Gerald Aylmer Garnons-Williams, R.N.

Lieut. Charles Stanley Sim, R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

P.O. Edwin John Cook, O.N. J12740 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Benjamin Edward Gunning, O.N. J 10801 (Ch.).

A.B. Robert Charles John Hill, O.N. J9224 (Ch.).

P.O. Arthur James Masterman, O.N. 230438 (Po.).

 

The following Officer has been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut. Albert Victor Radcliffe, R.N.R.

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Honours for Services in Submarines between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

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

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order.

Cdr. Thomas Frederick Parker Calvert, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Claud Lacy Yea Bering, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Alfred Gordon Hine, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. John Stewart Gilchrist Reid, R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Sto. P.O. George Cornelius Campbell, O.N. 311361 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Frederick Cammeron Cowburn, O.N. 270944 (Po.).

Act. C.P.O. William Gawler, O.N. 181987 (Po.).

P.O. John Robertson Kelso, O.N. J5812 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. James Langford, O.N. 283739 (Po.).

Ldg. Sto. John Jack Luker, O.N. K60 (Ch.).

A.B. Harold Edward Brett Millen, O.N. -J8236 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. William Newland, O.N. 309140 (Po.).

Ldg. Sig. Henry Carlyle Parker, O.N. J3446 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Alfred Mordant Polyblank, O.N. 223681 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Frederick Thomas Sanderson, O.N. 238664 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Frank Sheldon, O.N. 158459 (Po.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut. Thomas Aislabie Powell, R.N.

Lieut. Christopher Handley Stiles Tracy, R.N.R.

Gnr. (T.) Ernest Frary, R.N.

Art. Eng. John Byron, R.N.

Sto., 1st C1.,William Buckle, O.N. K21904 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. William John Buick, O.N. 308544 (Po.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Charles Francis Dean, O.N. M2087 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Thomas Abraham Hobson, O.N. 269996 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Charles Philip Leven, O.N. 271202 (Po.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., John Stephen McCafferty, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde) 3/2314.

A.B Thomas Morgan, O.N. 235407 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Harry Talbot Norman, O.N. 222328 (Po.).

Ldg.Sea. William Joseph Owen, O.N. 198545 (Po.).

A.B. Albert Henry Vale, D.S.M., O.N. 218056 (Po.).

P.O. George Dyer Windsor, O.N. 221074 (Po.)

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Honours for Services in Destroyers of the Harwich Force between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the following honour, decoration and medals to the undermentioned Officers and Men:

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

Lieut.-Cdr. Ernest Walter Kirkby, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Randolph Stewart Gresham Nicholson, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

C.P.O. Edwin Nathaniel Hawkins, O.N. 173124 (Ch.).

A.B. Arthur James, O.N. 214185 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sig. George King, O.N. 231183 (Dev.).

Sig. Charles William Sanders, O.N. 229894 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl, Herbert Henry Strickland, O.N. 271492 (Ch.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut.-Cdr. William Edward Blackwood Magee, R.N.

Ch. Gnr. (T.) Sidney Woods, R.N.

Ldg. Sea. Edwin Ashmore, O.N. 220923 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sig. Henry Charles Bristow, O.N. 224012 (Dev.).

P.O. Alfred Chapman, O.N. 185463 (Ch.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Frank Mingo, O.N. 205860 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Thomas Westbrook, O.N. M528 (Dev.).

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Honours for Services in Destroyers of the Dover Patrol between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

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

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

Cdr. Oliver Maurice FitzGerald Stokes, R.N.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.

Cdr. Andrew Browne Cunningham, D.S.O., R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

C.P.O. Harry Paul Bicker; O.N. 158671 (Po.).

Actg. C.P.O. Michael Brown, O.N. 193916 (Dev.).

Actg. C.P.O. George Henry Cadby, O.N, 206558 (Ch.).

A.B. Charles George Foot, O.N. 229716 (Ch.).

Serjt. Bertram William Hatcher, R.M.L.I., No. Po. /12550.

C.P.O. William John Rathmell, O.N. 170911 (Po.).

P.O. Ernest John Russell, O.N. 210885 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A Henry Neville Walker, R.N.R., O.N. 1433E.A.

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Sydney Warwick, O.N. 272373 (Ch.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut.-Cdr. Hubert Stanley Braddyll, R.N.

Lieut.-Claude Denzil Bury, R.N.

Lieut. Wilford Joe Williams, R.N.

Sto. P.O. George Arklay, O.N. 311164 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. William Edward Avery, O.N. J20414 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Allan Francis Berry, O.N. M436 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. Benjamin Flook, O.N. 213103 (Dev.).

Yeo. Sigs. Alfred Henry Hobson, O.N. J9804

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Wallace McKenzie Midlane, O.N. 271266 (Po.).

Yeo. Sigs. Albert Victor Smith, O.N. 22B294 (Po.).

Ldg. Sig. Charles Henry Soper, O.N. J9709 . (Ch.).

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Honours for Palestine Operations

(Oct.-Dec. 1917).

 

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 during Naval operations carried out in conjunction with Military operations in Palestine from October to December, 1917:

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order.

 

Cdr. John Dodd Nares, R.N., H.M.S. Enterprise. Did most useful service prior to the operations in fixing positions north of Gaza, thus enabling a map to be drawn up. Rendered every assistance to R.A. Egypt from the 6th to 12th November, 1917, when the Rear- Admiral's flag was flown in Enterprise.

 

Cdr. Cecil James Crocker, R.N., H.M. Monitor M.31. Was senior officer of the M. class Monitors. After the capture of the Sheikh Hassan position, in the early morning of the 2nd November, 1917, the monitors and destroyers operated to cover this position whilst it was being consolidated. When the enemy made a strong and determined counter-attack, lasting from about 3 to 4.30 p.m., Cdr. Crocker closed his squadron inshore and maintained a heavy fire upon the enemy, which went far to break up the attack. He displayed great tact and resource, and maintained close relations with the military on the sea flank of the Expeditionary Force, and it was largely due to his personality that the naval co-operation was so successful.

 

Cdr. Edmond Alan Berners Stanley, M.V.O. R.N., H.M.S. Staunch. Senior officer of destroyers employed guarding the flank of the Army during the Gaza operations, and rendered valuable service during the enemy's counter-attacks upon Sheikh Hassan.

 

Lieut.-Cdr. (now Cdr.) Francis Edmund Blechynden Haselfoot, R.N., H.M.S. Grafton. This officer's previous experience, coupled with his energy and originality, was of the greatest value. He prepared observation posts and arranged communications from them to the signal stations, designed and constructed spotting clocks, placed landmarks and fixed them by triangulation, produced special squared maps for naval bombarding purposes, and assisted in the survey north of Gaza. During the operations he was attached to the XXIst Corps as Liaison Officer, in which capacity he did excellent work.

 

Maj. and Bt. Lieut.-Col. (tempy. Lieut.-Col.) Trant Bramston Luard, R.M.L.I., H.M.S. Hannibal. Was employed with Lieut.-Cdr. Haselfoot to establish observation posts before Gaza for naval use. He was in charge of the spotting officers and men, and rendered valuable services in authorising fire. The accuracy and success of the sea bombardment was largely due to Major Luard's organisation.

 

Cdr. George Gregory, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R. Was Naval Transport Officer in charge of the landing of stores and ammunition on the  coast. The victualling of the Army and the supply of ammunition was largely dependent on the landing of stores upon an open coast under unfavourable conditions; it reflected great credit on Cdr. Gregory and his staff that this work was so well performed, and that such excellent results were obtained from the Egyptian labourers employed on it.

 

Lieut.-Cdr. (act. Cdr.) Vaughan Alexander Edward Hanning-Lee. R.N., H.M.S. Ladybird. Senior officer of river gunboats. These vessels replaced the destroyers on flank guard when the latter were absent fuelling, and were also employed cutting wire defences before the attack upon Sheikh Hassan, and in firing on trenches and observation posts. The Ladybird's fire upon Askelon, about 3.30 p.m. on the 8th November, 1917, disorganised the enemy's spotting arrangements and reduced the casualties of our troops.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Lieut, (now Lieut.-Cdr.) Melvill Willis Ward, R.N., H.M. Monitor Raglan.

 

Flt. Lieut, (act. Flt.-Cdr.) Edward James Pointer Burling, R.N.A.S. (now Capt., R.A.F.). Carried out very successful spotting work in connection with the bombardment of Deir Sineid. During this work he was attacked by a very fast hostile aeroplane, and it was only due to the extremely clever handling of his aeroplane that the machine was not destroyed.

 

Lieut. George Brand, R.N.R., H.M. Trawler Gwenllian. Commanded the Drifter Flotilla which laid, and maintained indicator nets off the beaches, on which stores were landed. Owing to the strength of the current off the coast, the nets frequently dragged out of position, necessitating their being weighed and relaid. That this defence was kept in so satisfactory a state was due to the unremitting care and attention paid by Lieut. Brand and the hard work done by the drifter crews.

 

Lieut. Harold Francis Addenbrooke-Kent, R.N.R., H.M.S. Blossom. In recognition of his services in going into a burning ammunition dump to assist in extinguishing a fire on the 16th October, 1917.

 

Skpr. Andrew Buchan, R.N.R., 1323S.A., H.M. Trawler Gwenllian.

 

Skpr. James Abraham King, R.N.R., 1528S.A. H.M. Drifter Twenty-eight. Ably assisted Lieut. Brand in laying and maintaining indicator nets off the beaches.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Flt. Lieut. Henry Vernon Worrall, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. (now Capt., R.A.F.). Carried out very successful spotting work for "Requin" off the Wadi Hesi.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

P.O. Mech. Joseph William Baglee, O.N. F142.

Ch. Engmn. William Thompson Gilroy, R.N.R., O.N. 4376E.S.

2nd Hnd. William Martin, R.N.R., O.N. 2854S.D.

2nd Hnd. Robert Roskell, R.N.R., O.N. 10017D.A.

2nd Hnd William Smith, R.N.R., O.N. 5314D.A.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Medal.

Ldg. Sig. Edwin Thomas Guy, D.S.M., O.N. J8032 (Po.).

 

The following officers and men have been mentioned in despatches:

Captain Percy Johnson, R.N.

Cdr. (now actg. Capt.) Gerard Clarence Pigou, R.N.

Cdr. Viscount Broome, R.N.

Cdr. Ernest Edward Alexander Betts, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. (actg. Cdr.) Edward Dumerque Drury, O.B.E., R.N.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. (now actg. Cdr.) Arthur James Coleman, R.N.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. James Bayley, R.N.

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

Lieut.-Cdr. Henry Daniel Pridham-Wippell, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Alfred Frederick Bell Woodhouse, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Robert Gregory Maze Durrant Hunt, R.N.

Lieut, (now actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) Norman Mead Joynson, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Brian Somerset Bickmore, R.N. (since killed).

Lieut. John Rogers Creasey, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. John Carmichael Denholm, R.N.V.R.

Engr. Lieut. Robert Moffitt, R.N.

Payr. Sub-Lieut. Philip Cecil Chase, R.N.R.

Ch. Gnr. Frederick Charles Russell, R. N.

Ch. Gnr. George Harris, D.S.C., R.N.

Gnr. (T.) Henry Tiley, R.N.

Skpr. Henry Cannon, R.N.R., 2222S.A.

A.B. Edgar Richard Clarke, O.N. 215504 (Po.).

P.O. Robert King Collier, O.N. 183066 (Ch.).

P.O. Mech. Frank Herbert Cross, O.N. F428.

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Alfred Gant, O.N. 186250 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Richard Thomas George Horsington, O.N. 268574 (Dev.).

Sig. George Edward Victor Jarvis, O.N. 227775 (Ply.).

Sea. John Edward Kelly, R.N.R., O.N. 1835D

C.P.O. Donald MacDonald, O.N. 158410 (Po.).

2nd Hnd. Thomas Pickles, R.N.R., O.N. 1724S.A

P.O., 1st Cl., Charles Seaman, O.N. 158904 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Edward Townsend, O.N. 163729 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Thomas Tully, O.N. 268954 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Thomas William Wanstall, O.N. 181893 (Ch.).

  

 


 

 

31198 - 21 FEBRUARY 1919

 

War Office, 22nd February, 1919.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Meritorious Service Medal to the undermentioned Warrant Officers, Non-commissioned Officers and Men in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the war:

 

Royal Marines

 

Deal/5340 (S) S./M. Hall, H. J. (Walthamstow).

R.M.A./2683 S./M. Marshall, W., R.M.A. (E. Coventry).

R.M.R./ A/471 Sjt. Adams, G., R.M.L.I. (Blandford).

 

Royal Naval Division.

 

C.H./175076 P.O. (A/C.P.O.) Castle, J. H. (Comd. Depot, Bromley-by-Bow).

 

(followed by Army lists)

 

 


 

 

31219 - 7 MARCH 1919

 

War Office, 8th March, 1919.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the following Awards to the undermentioned Officers and Warrant Officers in recognition of their gallantry and devotion to duty in the Field. The acts of gallantly for which the decorations have been awarded will be announced in the London Gazette as early as practicable.

(included in Army lists)

 

Awarded a Third Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.

T./Comdr. Archibald Walter Buckle, D.S.O., Anson Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. (D.S.O. gazetted 4th March, 1918.) (1st Bar gazetted 26th July, 1918.) (2nd Bar gazetted 11th January, 1919.)

 

Awarded a First Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.

T./Comdr. Henry Brodhurst Pollock, D.S.O., Hood Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. (D.S.O. gazetted 4th March, 1918.)    

 

Awarded a First Bar to the Military Cross.

T./Sub-Lt. George Clark, M.C., Hawke Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. (M.C. gazetted 15th February, 1919.) 

 

 


 

 

31227 - 11 MARCH 1919

 

War Office, 13th March, 1919.

 

(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 Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and. Men:

 

Bar to Military Medal 

S/3194 Pte. (A./L./C.) C. Maundrill, M.M., R. Marine Med. Unit (Leeds). (M.M. gazetted 26th April, 1917.) 

 

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

 

Royal Marines.

 

D/11451 Cpl. (A./Sjt.) Blundell, W. N., No. 10 How., R.M.A. (Eastney).

S/3453 Cpl. Evens, F. C., R.M. Medical Unit (Lowestoft).

P.O. (S.)/2090 Pte. Lock, F., 1st Bn., R.M.L.I. (Langford Peverell). 

 

 


 

 

31236 - 14 MARCH 1919

 

Central Chancery of the Orders oOf Knighthood.

St. James's Palace, S.W., 11th March, 1919.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following appointments to the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers during the War:

 

To be Additional Members of the Military Division of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Honourable Order.

 

Captain David Thomas Norris, R.N. (acting Commodore, 2nd Class). For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer on the Caspian Sea during the summer of 1918.

 

Captain Harry Rowlandson Godfrey, D.S.O., R.N. For valuable services as Senior Captain (D) of the Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas.

 

Captain George Knightley Chetwode, C.B.E., R.N. For valuable services in command of the 5th Destroyer Flotilla at the bombardment of Durazzo on the 2nd October, 1918.

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Chancery of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George.

 

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

 

To be Additional Members of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Distinguished Order.

 

Captain Alister Francis Beal, R.N. In recognition of his services in command of H.M.S. "Weymouth" at the bombardment of Durazzo on the 2nd October, 1918.

 

Captain Arthur Brandreth Scott Button, R.N. In recognition of his services in command of Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas.

 

Captain Rafe Grenville Rowley-Conwy, R.N. In recognition of his services as Captain (D) of a Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotilla.

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Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the war:

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

 

Commander John Cave Humfrey, R.N. For the efficient manner in which he has carried out his duties as Executive Officer of the Depot Ship of a Grand-Fleet Destroyer Flotilla.

 

Commander Arthur Horace Walker, R.N. For valuable services as Commander (T) on Staff of Commodore (F), Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas.

 

Commander John Cecil Davis, R.N. For valuable services as Commander (G) on Staff of Commodore (F), Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas.

 

Commander John Harry Kay Clegg, R.N. For valuable services as Commander (S) on Staff of Commodore (F), Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Hector Roy MacKenzie Woodhouse, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Commodore (F), Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas.

 

Lieutenant Ernest Stuart Daniels, R.N.R. In recognition of his services in boarding and securing a burning vessel at Port Said on the 10th January, 1918.

 

Engineer-Lieutenant Edward Richards, R.N. For the consistent hard work and efficiency displayed by him as Engineer Officer of a Grand Fleet Destroyer and for valuable services in assisting to bring into harbour a Transport, which had broken down at sea on the 19th October, 1918.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Gerald Arthur Youle, R.N. For valuable services as Clerk to Captain (D) in a Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotilla since 1915.

 

The KING (is) pleased to confer the Medal of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire upon the undermentioned ratings in recognition of their services in rescuing survivors from a torpedoed steamship:

2nd Hand James Buchan, R.N.R., O.N. 4745D.A.

Deckhand William James Howe, R.N.R., O.N. 17677D.A.

2nd Hand James Sandham. R.N.R.3 O.N. 231S.A,

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Admiralty, 17th March, 1919.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the posthumous award of the Victoria Cross to the undermentioned officers:

 

Lieutenant-Commander George Nicholson Bradford, R.N. For most conspicuous gallantry at Zeebrugge on the night of the 22nd-23rd April, 1918. 

 

This officer was in command of the Naval Storming Parties embarked in "Iris II." When "Iris II." proceeded alongside the Mole great difficulty was experienced in placing the parapet anchors owing to the motion of the ship. An attempt was made to land by the scaling ladders before the ship was secured. Lieutenant Claude E. K. Hawkings (late "Erin") managed to get one ladder in position and actually reached the parapet, the ladder being crashed to pieces just as he stepped off it. This very gallant young officer was last seen defending himself with his revolver. He was killed on the parapet. Though securing the ship was not part of his duties, Lieut.-Commander Bradford climbed up the derrick, which carried a large parapet anchor and was rigged out over the port side; during this climb the ship was surging up and down and the derrick crashing on the Mole; waiting his opportunity he jumped with the parapet anchor on to the Mole and placed it in position. Immediately after hooking on the parapet anchor Lieut.-Commander Bradford was riddled with bullets from machine guns and fell into the sea between the Mole and the ship. Attempts to recover his body failed. Lieut.-Commander Bradford's action was one of absolute self-sacrifice; without a moment's hesitation he went to certain death, recognising that in such action lay the only possible chance of securing "Iris II" and enabling her storming parties to land.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Leyland Harrison, R.N. For most conspicuous gallantry at Zeebrugge on the night of the 22nd-23rd April, 1918.

 

This officer was in immediate command of the Naval Storming Parties embarked in "Vindictive." Immediately before coming alongside the Mole Lieut.-Commander Harrison was struck on the head by a fragment of a shell which broke his jaw and knocked him senseless. Recovering consciousness he proceeded on to the Mole and took over command of his party, who were attacking the seaward end of the Mole. The silencing of the guns on the Mole head was of the first importance, and though in a position fully exposed to the enemy's machine-gun fire Lieut.-Commander Harrison gathered his men together and led them to the attack. He was killed at the head of his men, all of whom were either killed or wounded. Lieut.-Commander Harrison, though already severely wounded and undoubtedly in great pain, displayed indomitable resolution and courage of the highest order in pressing his aitack, knowing as he did that any delay in silencing the guns might jeopardise the main object of the expedition, i.e., the blocking of the Zeebrugge-Bruges Canal.

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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, decoration and medal to the undermentioned Officers and Man for services in action with enemy submarines:

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

Lieut. James Kenneth Brook, R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Percy Shadforth Atkins, R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Ldg. Sto. John Sullivan, O.N. K1566 (Po.).

Act. Ldg. Sea. Kenneth McKenzie, R.N.R., O.N. 2816 B.

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut. George William Armstrong, R.N.R.

Lieut. Cecil Echlin Gerahty, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Edward Arnold Brewis, R.N.V.R.

Skpr. Martin Dempsey, R.N.R., 2197W.S.A.

Pte. George Herbert Cunnington, R.M.L.I., No. Po./14941.

Sea. Benjamin Farley, R.N.R., O.N. 5265A.

A.B. Reginald Hubert Lanyon, O.N. 196135 (Po.).

Dkhnd. Albert Luxford, R.N.R., O.N. 17522D.A.

Dkhnd. John McLennan, R.N.R., O.N. 3273S.D.

Act. Ldg. Sea. Thomas Salt, O.N. S.S.1002 (R.F.R.Ch./B6798).

Sea. John Harris Screech, R.N.R., O.N. 2859A.

Sea. Henry Young, R.N.R. (Newfoundland), O.N. 1819X.

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Honours for Services in Destroyers of the Grand Fleet Flotillas between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

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.

Capt. Brien Michael Money, R.N.

Capt. the Hon. William Spencer Leveson-Gower, R.N.

Cdr. Edward Miller Corrie Rutherford, R.N.

Cdr. Claud Finlinson Allsup, R.N.

Cdr. Lewis Gonne Eyre Crabbe, R.N.

Cdr. Edward McConnell Wyndham Lawrie, R.N.

Eng. Cdr. Edward Clarke Green, R.N.

Eng. Lieut.-Cdr. Richard John Brown, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Lachlan Donald MacKintosh, R.N.

Lieut. Pelham Alexander Maitland, R.N.

Lieut. Ivo Wyndham Laton Frewen, R.N.

Surg. Sub.-Lieut. Arthur Arnold Osman, R.N.V.R.

Gnr. (T.) John George Beaumont, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

A.B. James Anning, O.N. 227937 (Po.).

Ldg. Sig. Innis Magnay Delane Avery, O.N. 202786 (R.F.R.Ch./B.139439).

P.O. John Thomas Cope, O.N. J11003 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Russell Peters Nicholas, O.N. 272516 (Po.).

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Act. C.P.O. John Edward Andrews, O.N. 181119 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Rupert Barker, O.N. M1292 (Ch.).

C.P.O. George Breeze, O.N. 139995 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Francis Collett, O.N. 269949 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Robert Edward Collingwood, O.N. 272378 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Francis George Deal, O.N. 269397 (Po.).

C.P.O. Frank Doxey. O.N. 171027 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Henry Samuel Gregory, O.N. 269359 (Dev.).

C.P.O. James Hardy, O.N. 172942 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Henry Hannant, O.N. 289748 (Po.).

A.B. Albert Charles Jones, O.N.J. 32522 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Richard Joyce, O.N. 220083 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Albert George Mart, O.N. 182271 (Ch.).

A.B. Joseph Maskell, O.N.J. 1587 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Samuel Newcombe, O.N. 284757 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. George Charles Albert Norgate, O.N. J5067 (Po.).

C.P.O. Harry Rickman, O.N. 154320 (Po.).

C.P.O. William Percy Ridge, O.N. 179288 (Dev.).

Ldg. Teleg. Harry Ernest William Shepperd, O.N. J28552 (Po.).

Offrs. Std., 1st Cl., Harry Stephens, O.N. L2821 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Percival George Tellick, O.N. 158144 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Ernest Tilley, O.N. 310692 (Po.).

C.P.O. William Henry Wargent, O.N. 177620 (Dev.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Capt. Harold Ernest Sulivan, D.S.O., R.N.

Eng. Cdr. Edwin Cole, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Evelyn Harry Byrd Levett Scrivener, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Walter Herman Gordon Fallowfield, R.N.

Lieut. Peter McClelland, R.N.

Lieut. Frank Allman Hall, R.N.

Payr. Sub.-Lieut. Douglas Wilson Abbey, R.N.

Ch. Gnr. (T.) Ernest James Worsfold, R.N.

Ch. Art. Eng. William Nock, R.N.

Gnr. (T.) Arthur Murch, R.N.

Gnr. (T.) George Herbert Neave, R.N.

Gnr. (T.) Walter Morris, R.N.

Ldg. Sea. William James Beynon, O.N. J20689 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. William Cobb, O.N. 296193 (Po.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Frederick Augustus David, O.N. 272383 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Arthur Deverill, O.N. 270768 (Po.).

A B William John Ford, O.N. 186182 (R.F.R.Dev./B1029).

Ldg. Sea. Ernest Harris, O.N. J22928 (Dev.).

Sto P.O. William Charles Henry Lovett, O.N. K10370 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sig. Michael McCarthy, O.N. J7750 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. John Frederick Noonan, 285832 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. William Parker, O.N. S.S. 108580 (Dev.).

C P O. Joseph Parsons, O.N. 180233 (Po.).

P.O. Arthur James Paul, D.S.M., O.N. 211077 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., John Percival Perry, . O.N. 270461 (Dev.).

Sig. Sydney Charles Phillpot, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z4862.

C.P.O. Charles Peter Plumpton, O.N. 166925 (Ch.).

Sailmaker Arthur Edmund Polley, O.N. 151654 (Po.). Act.

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Evan William Preece, O.N. 269567 (Dev.).

P.O. Herbert William Pullen, O.N. J1598 (Po.).

A.B. Charles Henry George Randall, O.N. S.S.6906 (Po.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Francis Rayment, O.N. 272229 .(Po.).

Act. C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., William John Bickle Richards. O.N. 269118 (Dev.).

Shipwt., 1st Cl., Ernest Stubbs, O.N. M6503 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Allen Thomas Thurston, O.N. 284846 (Ch.).

P.O. William Frederick Charles West, O.N. 219701 (Po.).

P.O. George Edwin Wotton, O.N. 188452 (Dev.).

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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.

 

Capt. Herbert Willis Webley Hope, C.B., R.N.For his services in command of H.M.S. "Dartmouth" at the bombardment of Durazzo on the 2nd October, 1918.

 

Capt. the Hon. Bertram Thomas Carryle Ogilvy Freeman Mitford, R.N. For his services in command of H.M.S. "Lowestoft" at the bombardment of Durazzo on the 2nd October, 1918.

 

Lieut. Francis Worthington Craven, R.N. In recognition of his services when H.M.S. "Otranto" was wrecked on the 6th October, 1918. H.M.S. "Otranto" was damaged in collision with the s.s. "Kashmir" whilst carrying a large number of American troops. Lieutenant Craven displayed magnificent courage and seamanship in placing H.M.S. "Mounsey" alongside H.M.S. "Otranto" in spite of the fact that the conditions of wind, weather and sea were exceptionally severe. After going alongside and embarking a certain number of men, it was reported that the "Mounsey" had sustained considerable damage, and .that there was a large quantity of water in the engine room. Lieutenant Craven, therefore, left the "Otranto," but on finding the damage was not so serious as had been reported, he again went alongside, though he had previously experienced great difficulty in getting away. His action resulted in the saving of over 600 lives which would otherwise have certainly been lost. His performance was a remarkable one, and in personal courage, coolness and seamanship ranks in the very highest order.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Lieut. Raymond Benson Stewart, R.N. H.M.S. "Mounsey." For gallantry when H.M.S. "Otranto" was wrecked on the 6th October, 1918.

 

Capt. Richard Burton, R.M.L.I. In recognition of his services as Adjt. of the Allied Naval Brigade in North Russia between the 14th August and 28th November, 1918, when he carried out very difficult work in a most successful manner.

 

Lieut. Daniel Fedotoff White, R.N.V.R. On the 18th August, 1918, at Seltzo, with a few marines landed and captured an enemy battery. When acting in command of one of H.M. river gunboats at Borocovsko, on the 20th August, 1918, in an action with enemy gunboats kept his gunboat under fire while repairing his guns in order to cover the retreat of our troopships, showing a fine example of coolness and devotion to duty. He has throughout the operations in Northern Russia done exceptionally good work as Intelligence Officer.

 

Sub-Lieut. Wilfrid Edmund Warner, R.N. H.M.S. "Mounsey." For gallantry when H.M.S. "Otranto" was wrecked on the 6th October, 1918.

 

Skpr. John Stanley Higgs, R.N.R., 88S.A. In recognition of his services in the White Sea since 1916, where he has been continuously employed on Patrol work and Minesweeping.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Ldg. Sig. Albert Ernest Callaway, O.N. J.6814 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. William Cull, O.N. 170056 (Po.).

C.P.O. Thomas Duckham, O.N. 172570 (Dev.).

Shipwt., 1st Cl., William Arthur Griffith O.N. 345884 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Thomas Harold Hodge, O.N. M.2244 (Dev.).

Act. Sto. P.O. Arthur Frank Kent, O.N. K. 10697 (Po.).

Pte. Walter Marriott, R.M.L.I., No. Po/16910.

2nd Hnd. Gilbert Charles Mercer, R.N.R., O.N. 4305B.

Yeo. Sigs. Frederick Robert Russell, O.N. 217728 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Reginald Alfred Scagell, O.N. J.27336 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. Sidney William Shillabeer, O.N. 307666 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. Frederick John Watts, O.N.298137 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Charles Frederick Wilkins, O.N. 268206 (Ch.).

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Ord. Sea. John Dinning, O.N. J.44968 (Dev.)

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

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

Cdr. Geoffrey Corlett, R.N.

Cdr. Basil Richard Poe, R.N.

Eng. Lieut.-Cdr. George Herbert Turrall, R.N.

Surg. Lieut.-Cdr. George Deleval Walsh, R.N.

Lieut. John Robert Taylor, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Patterson, R.N.V.R.

Gnr. David Stafford, R.N.

A.B. John Dick Brown, O.N. J.34453 (Dev.).

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

Pte. (Lce.-Corpl.) Herbert Edmund Facer, R.M.L.I., No. Po/15483.

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Patrick Fahy, O.N. 199162 (Ch.).

Corpl. Frederick William Groves, R.M.A., No. 13074.

C.P.O. Cyril Henry Montague Jacobs, R.N.V.R., O.N. London/A.A. 1833.

Dkhnd. Charles Jenkinson, R.N.R., O.N. 12745D.A.

P.O. Arthur James Jolley, O.N. 227556 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., James Macdonald, O.N. 269299 (Po.).

Sto., 1st Cl., William Munday, O.N. iS.,S.116582 (Dev.).

P.O. William Henry Pontin, O.N, 234221 (Dev.).

Sto., 1st Cl., John Robert Ryder, O.N. K.21543 (Dev.).

Pte. Robert Taylor, R.M.L.I., No. Po/16136.

Sto., 1st Cl., Nelson Tucker, O.N. K.33542 (Dev.).

Ch. Arm. Peter Walker, O.N. 345218 (Dev.).

A.B. George Wightman, O.N. J.34855 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sto. William George Woods, O.N. K.4188 (Dev.).

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Honours for the Mercantile Marine.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following decorations to the undermentioned Officers of the 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.

Ch. Engr. Ernest Richard Crafter.

2nd Offr. James McDonald Dunbar.

 

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

Capt. Donald MacDonald.

Capt. William Manson.

Capt. Thomas Herbert Sidney Newton.

Capt. Robert Harley Potter.

Capt. Joseph Lambert Sprott.

Ch. Offr. George Herbert Waite.

1st Offr. Frederick John Burd.

Ch. Engr. Walter John Frederick.

Ch, Engr. Robert Gifford.

Ch. Engr. Harry Eugene Westhorp.

2nd Offr. James Goodwin.

 

 


 

 

31239 - 18 MARCH 1919

 

Board of Trade, Whitehall Gardens. 18th March, 1919.

 

His Majesty the KING has been pleased, on the recommendation of the President of the Board of Trade, to award the Silver Medal for gallantry in saving life at sea to Lieutenant Edward Stephen Fogarty Fegen, R.N.; and Chief Petty Officer Patrick Driscoll, R.N.

 

On the 24th March, 1918, while the British s.s. "War Knight" was proceeding up the English Channel in convoy, she collided with the United States oil carrier "O. B. Jennings." It appears that the naphtha, which was on board the latter vessel, ignited, and the two ships and surrounding water were soon enveloped in flames. The Master of the "O. B. Jennings" gave orders that all the ship's available boats should be lowered, those on the starboard side were burnt, and the crew abandoned the ship in the port boats, whilst the Master, Chief Engineer, Chief Officer and three others remained on board. H.M.S. "Garland," under the command of Lieutenant Fegen, with other destroyers, were proceeding to the spot to render assistance, when it was seen that one boat which had been lowered from the "O. B. Jennings" had been swamped. The "Garland" closed the "O. B. Jennings," rescued the men from the swamped boat, and then proceeded alongside the ship, which was still blazing, and rescued those who were still on board. She afterwards proceeded to pick up the others who had left the ship in boats, rescuing in all four officers and twenty-two men. Lieutenant Fegen handled his ship in a very able manner under difficult conditions during the rescue of the survivors, while Driscoll worked the helm and saw that all orders to the engine-room were correctly carried out.

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Board of Trade, Whitehall Gardens. 18th March, 1919.

 

The KING (is) pleased to confer the Decoration of the Albert Medal upon Christopher Feetham, fireman, of the steamship "Hornsey," of London.

 

On the 10th November last, while the s.s. "Hornsey" was lying at Sunderland, a fire broke out in the mess-room and adjoining saloon. A quantity of ammunition was on board, and there was accordingly a great risk, if it exploded, of loss of life and property, as the effects of the explosion would probably not have been confined to the shipping in the harbour, but would have spread to the quay. The whole of the ship's company behaved admirably in the emergency; and the Master, Chief Engineer, Second Mate, Steward and one of the Gunners did exceptionally well in their efforts to get the fire under. The decisive factor, however, in extinguishing it and saving life and property was the heroism of Feetham. He volunteered to be let down into the cabin, and there, waist-high in water, he was able to direct his hose on to that part of the fire which would have exploded the ammunition in a very short time. As it was, some of the ammunition cases were already scorched. It was at the greatest risk of his own life that, after a long series of attempts, in conjunction, with other members of the crew, at extinguishing the outbreak, he went down alone to make a last effort, which happily was successful, and he undoubtedly saved a very large number of lives by his exceptional courage.

 

 


 

 

31245 - 21 MARCH 1919

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Meritorious Service Medal to the following Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men in recognition of valuable services rendered with the Armies in France and Flanders.

(included in Army lists)

 

Royal Naval Division.

 

Depot S/3023 S./Sjt. Tate, T., M.U. (Preston).

 

 


 

 

31248 - 21 MARCH 1919

 

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 Military Division of the Second Class, or Knights Commanders, of the said Most Honourable Order:

 

Rear-Admiral William Coldingham Masters Nicholson, C.B., Rear-Admiral, 1st Battle Squadron.

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Chancery of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give directions for the following appointments to the Most Distinguished Order of  Saint Michael and Saint George in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers during the War:

 

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

 

Rear-Admiral Douglas Romilly Lothian Nicholson, Rear-Admiral, 4th Battle Squadron.

 

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

 

Captain Denis Granville Thynne, R.N. For valuable services in command of a Minelayer for eighteen months. Many of the operations were carried out in dangerous enemy waters.

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Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

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

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the send Most Excellent Order:

 

Engineer Commander William Henry Fox, K.N.R. For valuable services as Chief Engineer of H.M.S. "Biarritz" whilst employed on mine-laying operation for a period of four and a half years.

 

Lieutenant-Commander James Robertson Harvey, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Daisy" whilst employed in taking soundings and laying marks for the laying of the Folkestone-Grisnez minefield, the mines being laid under his directions.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Robert Simes Hulme-Goodier, R.N.R. For devotion to duty whilst serving in the submarine-hunting flotillas of the Northern Patrol Force.

 

Acting Lieutenant Charles Dickran Oliver Déodat Seropian, R.N. For devotion to duty whilst serving in the submarine-hunting flotillas of the Northern Patrol Force.

 

To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

 

Gunner (T.) James Johnson, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Marksman" in the submarine-hunting flotillas of the Northern Patrol Force.

 

Artificer Engineer Eugene Herbert O'Brien, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Windflower." in the submarine-hunting flotillas of the Northern Patrol Force.

 

Artificer Engineer Frank Meachem, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Cottesmore," employed on mine-sweeping.

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Admiralty, S.W., 24th March, 1919.

 

Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines.

 

The KlNG has been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the following decorations and medals to the undermentioned Officers and Men for services in action with enemy submarines:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. James Simpson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Francis Edward Temple-West, R.N.V.R.

Slu'b-Lieufc. William Edmund Liley, R.N.R.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross

Lieut. Walter Arthur Thomas Bird, D.S.C., R.N.

Lieut. Arnold Eric Peek, D.S.C., R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

P.O. Walter Joseph Ward, O.N. 181747 (Ch.).

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Motor Mech. William Arthur Searle, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B. 613.

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut. Ronald Neil Stuart, V.C., D.S.O., R.N.R.

Mate Thomas Edward Little, R.N.

Sea. William Beckerlegge, R.N.R., O.N. 1289 D.

Teleg. William Cairns, O.N. J24116 (Ch.).

P.O. Frederick George Capron, O.N. 185864 (Ch.).

Ch. Motor Mech. Donald Sutherland King, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B. 273.

Pte. Edward William White, R.M.L.I. No. Ch./12262 (R.F.R. B./1975).

Lce.-Corpl. George Daniel Wright, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./15399 (R.F.R. B./1678).

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Honours for Services in Minelaying Operations between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

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. Kenneth Adair Beattie, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Guy Percival Bowles, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Charles Hinton Knowles, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Arthur Hugh Lloyd Terry, R.N.

Lieut. Edwin Charles Carter, R.N.R.

Lieut. Bernard Hwfa Harrison, R.N.R.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Francis William Crowther, D.S.C., R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

C.E.R.A., 2nd CL., William Henry Pollard, O.N. 271793 (Dev.).

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Ch. Sto. John Moffat Collier, O.N. 292408 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl, Ernest Dunn, O.N. 268732 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., James Edward Albert Harding, O.N. 269402 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Evan Holmes, O.N. 271482 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., John Frederick Honeychurch, O.N.M482 (Dev.).

P.O. Alfred Edwin Ingham, O.N. 196286 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., William Henry Knight, O.N. M4934 (Ch.).

P.O. Frederick Loomes, O.N. 174691 (Dev.).

Sea. Richard Matthews, R.N.R., O.N. 2951B.

Ch. Sto. John Arthur Melbourne, O.N. 173808 (Po.).

Ch. Shipwfc. Robert James Millar, O.N. 343720 (Ch.).

Dkhnd. John Henry Newton, R.N.R., O.N. 8417D.A.

Sea. William Patience, R.N.R., O.N. 4925A.

P.O. Albert Edward Victor George Peacock, O.N. 183582 (Ch.).

P.O. Frederick James Squires, O.N. 197035 (Dev.).

P.O. Albert John Joseph Thorpe, O.N. 180039 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. William Alexander Young, O.N. 276378 (Ch.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut.-Cdr. Edward Heath Dauglish, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Hugh Hope Grant Begbie, R.N.

Eng. Lieut.-Cdr. Aubrey Eustace Waters. R.N.

Lieut. Montague Wriothesley Noel, R.N.

Lieut. Frederic Dowse, R.N.R.

Lieut. Ambrose Edward Anselm Newton. R.N.R.

Eng.-Lieut. George Edward Bond, R.N.

Gnr. (T.) Albert Edward Price, R.N.

C.P.O. Alfred John Barnes, O.N. 162396 (Ch.).

S.B.S. Frederick Charles Beal, O.N. M1324 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st C1., William Carey, O.N. 268836 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. William Francis Prentice Henley, O.N. J8892 (Po.).

P.O. John Robert Jones, O.N. 218418 (Po.).

A.B. Alexander Henry Lindsay, O.N. J47203 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd C1., William Deane Milne, O.N.270815 (Dev.).

Ch. Writer William Thomas Neill, O.N. 344017 (Dev.).

A.B. Frederick O'Sullivan, O.N. 187262 (Ch.)

A.B. Wallace Allen Rowe, O.N. 214917 (Dev.).

A.B. William Soper, O.N. 186254 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. George Edward Southern, O.N. 297525 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Frank Stone, O.N. 189238 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. George Sullivan, O.N. 233058 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. Victor John Vinall, O.N. 233370 (Ch.).

P.O. Amos Warren, O.N. 216043 (Ch.).

P.O. John Williams, O.N. 186031 (Po.).

A.B. Samuel Pugh Woods, O.N. J30038 (Dev.).

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Honours for Services in Minesweeping Operations between the 1st July and 31st December, 1918.

 

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

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

Lieut.-Cdr. (act. Cdr.) Charles Edward Aglionby, R.N.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Order.

Cdr Cyril Herbert Gordon Benson, D.S.O., R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. (act. Cdr.) Leslie Drew Fisher, D.S.O., R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. (now act. Lieut.-Cdr ) Archibald Gordon Cranmer, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Duncan Campbell. R.N.

Lieut. Geoffrey Alan Brooke Hawkins, R.N.

Lieut. George Ernest Blackmore, R.N.

Lieut. William Edward Ross, R.N.R.

Lieut. Arthur Richard Haviland, R.N.R.

Lieut. Charles Wood, R.N.R.

Lieut. Ernest Matson Fall, R.N.R.

Lieut. Ernest Steere, R.N.R.

Lieut. Harry Terry, R.N.R.

Lieut. Charles Harold Daniel, R.N.R.

Lieut. George Syms. R.N.R.

Lieut. George Alexander Moir, R.N.R.

Lieut. Arthur Thomson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Bertie Warwick, R.N.R.

Lieut. James Ernest Eaglesham, R.N.R.

Lieut. Edward Briton Smallman, R.N.R.

Lieut. Edward Broad, R.N.R.

Lieut. William Henry Evans, R.N.R.

Ch. Skpr. John. Henry Reynolds, R.N.R., 10 S.A.

Skpr. Charles Brewster, R.N.R., 768 W.S.A.

Skpr. Andrew Buchan, R.N.R., 614 W.S.A.

Skpr. Philip Pascoe Glanville, R.N.R., 499 W.S.A.

Skpr. George William Tharrett, R.N.R., 403 W.S.A.

Skpr. William Henry Quirk, R.N.R., 151 S A

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut, (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) John H. Pitts, D.S.C., R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

2nd Hnd. Harry Barber Balls, R.N.R., O.N. 803 D.A.

P.O., 1st Cl., Aaron Barker, O.N. 192342 (R.F.R. Ch./B5463).

Act. C.P.O. Stanley James Bloss, O.N. 232342 (Ch.).

C.P.O. William Arthur Kempton, O.N. 144295 (R.F.R. Po./A3931)

Yeo. Sigs. Thomas Oliver Pyne, O.N: 225593 (Po.).

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

P.O., 1st Cl., George Frederick Baker, O.N. 209408 (R.F.R. Ch./B4560).

Engmn, George Bannerman, R.N.R., O.N. 2075 E.S.

2nd Hnd. Arthur Thomas Beavers, R.N.R., O.N. 1993 S.A.

Ldg. Sea. Richard Charles Bennett, O.N. 186160 (R.F.R. Po./B1523).

C.P.O. Teleg. Thomas Bryce, R.N.R., O.N. 112 W.T.S.

Sto. P.O. Joseph Charles Cole, O.N. 170050 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl, Hugh Cunningham, O.N. M26300 (Po.).

2nd Hnd. Hugh Carmichael, R.N.R., O.N. 248 D.A.

Engmn. Frederick Davies, R.N.R., O.N.3042 E.S.

Ch. Sto. Percy Thomas John Davis, O.N. 279947 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Charles, Henry Deves, O.N. 142175 (R.F.R. Dev./A3335).

W./T., Op., 1st Cl., Ronald Fraser McDiarmid, R.N.R., O.N, 355 W.T.S.

C.P.O. Walter Dixon, O.N. 147040 (R.F.R. Po./A4134).

Ldg. Trmr. James Neill Flockhart, R.N.R., O.N. 6615 T.S.

Ch. Engmn. Frederick Frankland, R.N.R., O.N. 39 E.S.

P.O. 2nd Cl., George Samuel French, O.N: 139468 (R.F.R. Po./A3629).

Ldg. Sto. Charles Fripp, O.N. S.S. 104529 (R.F.R. Dev./B4164).

3rd Writer Gilbert George Gentry, O.N. M11828 (Dev.).

Teleg. Edward Harrop, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Mersey) Z580.

P.O. Reginald Edward Hayman, O.N. 181460 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. Harry Record Holman, O.N. J18823 (Po.).

A.B. George Houston, O.N. 203922 (R.F.R. Ch./B9379).

C.P.O. Robert Ross Howitt, O.N. 165654 (Po.).

2nd hnd. Frederick Samuel Hunt, R.N.R., O.N. 5643 T.S.

Engmn. Arthur Izzard, R.N.R., O.N. 1077 E.S.

Engmn. Patrick Kilgar, R.N.R., O.N. 5210 T.S.

Ldg. Sea. William MacDonald, R.N.R., O.N. 4222 B.

Dkhnd. Archibald McFarlane, R.N.R., O.N. 1134 S.D.

C.P.O. Nicholas Norman, O.N. 147082 (Dev.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. William Owen, O.N. 156574 (Po.).

Engmn. William Read, R.N.R., O.N. 1363 T.S.

Engmn. Robert Ritchie, R.N.R., O.N. 1538 E.S.

P.O., 1st Cl., Seth Rumble, O.N. 177956 R.F.R., Ch./B1100).

Dkhnd. John William Shipip, R.N.R., O.N. 282 D.A.

2nd hnd. George Cowell Wright, R.N.R., O.N. 367 D.A.

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Cdr. John Georgeson Sutherland, R.D., R.N.R.

Lieut. William Hall, R.N.R.

Lieut. William George Brown, R.N.R.

Lieut. James Leo FitzPatrick, R.N.R.

Lieut. Howard Victor William Clarendon Hyde, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Chevas Cumming, R.N.R.

Lieut. Fred Woodhead, R.N.R.

Lieut. Sidney Croft Baker, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Arthur Elleston, R.N.V.R.

Eng.-Lieut. Henry John. Waterworth, R.N.R.

Sub-Lieut. William Johnson, R.N.V.R.

Ch. Art. Eng. Robert Aitken, R.N.

Art. Eng. Thomas Sydney James Hill, R.N.

Ch. Skpr. William Henry Sawyers, R.N.R., 95W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. John Turner, R.N.R. 124 S.A.

Ch. Skpr. John Turner, R.N.R. 579 W.S.A.

Skpr. Albert Victor Lewis, R.N.R., 1415 W.S.A.

Skpr. Alexander Mair, R.N.R., 773 S.A.

Skpr. John Richard Morris, R.N.R., 282 W.S.A.

Skpr. George Crichton Robertson. R.N.R., 27 S.A.

Skpr. Francis Walster, R.N.R., 1673 W.S.A.

Skpr. John Watson, D.S.C., R.N.R., 920 S.A.

Dkhnd. William Adams, R.N.R., O.N. 889 D.A.

Trmr. Charles Barber, R.N.R., O.N. 1879 T.S.

Engmn. George Baxter, R.N.R O.N. 1959U.

Ldg. Sea. William Bennetts, R.N.R., O.N. 1555D.

Trmr. Herbert William Benstead, R.N.R., O.N. 2310 T.S.

P.O. Donald Campbell, R.N.R., O.N. 2357C.

Yeo. Sigs. Alfred Richard Coffin, O.N. 181686 (Dev)

Engmn. William Henry Dixon, R.N.R., O.N. 4034 E.S.

Dkhnd. Lionel Ernest Dudbridge, R.N.R., O.N. 13041 D.A.

Dkhnd. Alfred Robert English, R.N.R., O.N 18193 D.A.

Engmn. Wilfred Evans, R.N.R., O.N. 184T S.T.

Dkhnd. Charles Beattie Ewen, R.N.R., O.N. 1494 D.A.

P.O. Richard Henry Faulkner, O.N. 206016 (R.F.R.Po./B3524).

C.P.O. William John Ford, O.N. 149587 (R.F.R.,Po./A3980).

P.O., 1st Cl., John Froyne, O.N. 136921 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Frederick Goldsmith, O.N. 175110 (Po.).

Tmr. Albert Edward Holland, R.N.R., O.N. 6196 T.S.

Ch. Sto. James Keating, D.S.M., O.N. 165732 (R.F.R., Dev./A4226).

Ldg. Dkhnd. Walter Kinnersley, R.N.R., O.N. 12161 D.A.

P.O. John Oliver Labett, O.N. 196853 (Po.).

2nd hnd. Donald Macdonald, R.N.R., O.N. 4254 S.D.

2nd hnd. Joseph Marshall, R.N.R., O.N. 2544 S.A.

C.P.O. Frederick John Milham, O.N. 184664 (Ch.).

2nd hnd. Samuel Stanton Norton, R.N.R., O.N. 1811 D.A.

2nd hnd. Frank Ephraim Pestell, R.N.R., O.N. 11332 D.A.

Dkhnd. Robert Powley, R.N.R., O.N. 3404 D.A.

2nd hnd. William Alfred Reeves, R.N.R., O.N. 3739A.

Dkhnd. James William Robinson, R.N.R., O.N. 1157 D.A.

P.O., 1st Cl., Edward Smith, O.N. 143506 (R.F.R., Ch./B5113).

Engmn. David Gray Stewart, R.N.R., O.N. 60 E.S.

P.O., 1st Cl., James William Stockbridge. O.N. 198646 (Ch.).

Engmn. William Goodbrand Wood, R.N.R., O.N. 3800 E.S.

2nd hnd. Charles Arthur Yorston, R.N.R., O.N. 1417 S.A.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Frank Young, R.N.R., O.N. 9470 D.A.

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Honours for Services in Coastal Motor Boats between The 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

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. Frank Allan Winson Ramsay, R.N.

Lieut. Richard Popkiss Chapman, R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Motor Mech. John Wilfred Bryan Hepper, R.N.V.R., O.N. MB2143.

Ch. Motor Mech. Garnet Wolseley Wickson, R.N.V.R., O.N. MB1483.

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut. John William Grimston, R.N.R.

Act. Sub-Lieut. (act.) Edward Milner, R.N.R.

3rd Writer Reginald Cartwright, O.N. M18296 (Ch.).

Motor Mech. Donald Frank Chown, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.2418.

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Northern and Southern Patrol Forces.

 

The following awards have been approved for services in the Northern and Southern Patrol Forces (submarine hunting flotillas) between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918:

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Ldg. Sea. Thomas William Bailey, O.N. J24566 (Ch.).

Engmn. Arthur Cook, R.N.R., O.N. 2873E.S.

Ch. Elect. Art., 2nd Cl., Charles Frederick Craven, O.N. 347256 (Ch.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Thomas Charles Edwards, O.N. 233115 (Dev.).

Ch. Elect. Art., 2nd Cl., Charles Bernard Eastwood, O.N. 347946 (Po.).

1st Writer William Augustus Grindey, O.N. 347186 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Poole, O.N. 269133 (Po.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Cdr. Mountague Robert Bernard, R.N.

Eng. Cdr. William Reginald Crawford, R.N.

Lieut. Reginald Harry Bunyard, R.N.

Lieut. Sydney Charles Court, R.N.R.

Lieut. Percy Douglas Seear, R.N.R.

Lieut. Thomas Railston Watkins, R.N.R.

Lieut. David Annan Wilkie, R.N.V.R.

Warrt. Eng. Alfred William Henry Phelps, R.N.R.

Mid. Richard Fisher, R.N.V.R.

Skpr. Thomas Wilson Young, R.N.R., 110S.A.

Sto. P.O. Thomas Brewer, O.N. K19062 (Ch.)

Ldg. Sea. Cyril Bernard Brown, O.N. J13135 (Dev.).

Sig. Ralph Brown, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Bristol) Z1733.

E.R.A., 1st Cl., Frederick William Charlesworth, O.N. 270183 (Ch.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Fred Doughty, O.N. 212419 (Po.).

Engmn. Henry Thomas Dukes, R.N.R., O.N. 342E.S.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Alexander Ferguson, R.N.R., O.N. 2155D.A.

Ch. Sto. Adolphus Emmanuel Gladwell, O.N. 279996 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Thomas Waring Godfrey, O.N. J18420 (Po.).

2nd hnd. William Joseph Lawrey, R.N.R., O.N. 18776D.A.

Vict. C.P.O. Richard Rayner, O.N. 343732 (Po.).

Engmn. Joseph Reynolds, R.N.R., O.N. 5236 E.S.

Ch. Yeo Sigs. Philip Andrew Adie Shrives, O.N. 162837 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Frederick Starkey, O.N. 162784 (Ch.).

Wireman, 1st Cl., Peter Tears, O.N. M16658 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Frank Warley, O.N. 223587 (Ch.).

2nd hnd. James Young, R.N.R., O.N. 2049S.A.

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Royal Naval Air Service.

 

The following awards have been approved for services in the Royal Naval Air Service between the 1st July and 31st December, 1917:

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

C.P.O., 3rd Cl., Edward Henry McCarthy, O.N. F10584.

C.P.O., 3rd Cl., Robert Pollock Gardner, O.N. F3731.

P.O. Percy James Brazier, O.N. F18403.

C.P.O., 3rd Cl., George Lethbridge, O.N. F18416.

C.P.O., 3rd Cl., James McCall Orr, O.N. F18444.

P.O. Dennis Henry James Gibson, O.N. F10607.

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Honours for the Mercantile Marine.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following Decoration and Medal to the undermentioned Officer and Man of the 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. Clifford Lower.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Carp. G. Morris.

 

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

Ch. Offr. Thomas Cundy Row (died of wounds).

Ch. Engr. James Jones (1st Cl. Eng., Cert. No. 37594).

 

 


 

 

31251 - 25 MARCH 1919

 

Board of Trade, Whitehall Gardens, March, 1919.

 

The KING (is) pleased to make a posthumous award of the Decoration of the Albert Medal in recognition of the gallantry of Mr. David Falconer, Chief Engineer of the Steamship "War Knight" of London.

 

On the 24th March, 1918. the British S.S. "War Knight" was proceeding up Channel in convoy, in company with the United States Oil Carrier "O. B. Jennings." About 2.30 a.m. the "War Knight" struck the other vessel on the starboard side abreast the bridge. Flames and fumes of naphtha appear to have spurted out of the "O. B. Jennings," rushed the whole length of the "War Knight," and set her on fire. The after part of the "O. B. Jennings" also was soon burning furiously and the ship's swung together, the "War Knight" being to leeward of the "O. B. Jennings" and consequently completely enveloped in the smoke, fumes and flames from the weather ship. Immediately after the collision flames swept across the top of the engine-room through the open skylight. Mr. Falconer stood in the flames and shut the skylights down to prevent the fire from entering the engine-room. Later on, when the third engineer and a fireman, who had remained below, made their way on deck, the former was severely burnt and gassed, and Mr. Falconer dragged both men to a place where there were less flames and fumes, and then put them into the engineers' messroom with others whom he had collected, from their bunks and by breaking the skylight he assisted them all to get on to the boat deck. Finally, although he could not swim, he took off his own lifebelt and put it on the third engineer, and did not leave the ship until he was satisfied that there were no others in need of assistance. Mr. Falconer displayed the greatest gallantry in rendering these services; but he was so injured that he subsequently succumbed in hospital.

 

 


 

 

31257 - 28 MARCH 1919

 

War Office, 29th March, 1919.

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Military Medal for bravery in the field to the undermentioned Warrant Officers, non-commissioned Officers and Men (included in Army lists):

 

Royal Marines.

 

Deal/3438 (S) Pte. Platt, G., 148th Fd. Amb. R.M. Med. Unit (Manchester).

 

 


 

 

31259 - 28 MARCH 1919

 

War Office, 31st March 1919

 

The services for which the Victoria Cross was awarded by His Majesty to the undermentioned Officers, Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men were performed at the places and on the dates mentioned (included in Army lists):

 

T./Comdr. D. M. W. Beak, D.S.O., M.C., Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. at Logeast Wood, France on 21/25.8.18/4.9.18. Gazette date 18.11.18

 

Maj. F. W. Lumsden, D.S.O., R.M.A. at Francilly, France on 3/4.4.17. Gazette date 8.6.17

 

WZ/424 Chief Petty Officer G. Prowse, Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. at Pronville, France on 2.9.18. Gazette date 30.10.18

 

 


 

 

31262 - 28 MARCH 1919

 

Central Chancery of The Orders of Knighthood.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following appointments to the Most Honourable Order of the Bath in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers during the War:

 

To be Additional Members of the Division of the Third class, or Companions, of the said Most Honourable Order:

 

Captain Francis Clifton Brown, C.M.G., R.N. For valuable services as Head of the British Naval Mission in Greece.

 

Captain Rudolf Miles Burmester, C.M.G., R.N. (Commodore, Second Class). For valuable services as Chief of Staff to Vice-Admiral The Hon. Sir Somerset A. Gough-Calthorpe, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., C.V.O., British Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean.

 

To be Additional Members of the Civil Division of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Honourable Order:-

 

Commander (acting Captain) Halton Sterling Lecky, A.M., R.N. For valuable services in connection with the establishment, organisation and administration of the Auxiliary Patrol Service.

 

Major Richard ffolliott Willis, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in connection with W./T. Conferences at Madrid during 1918.

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Chancery of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give directions for the following appointments to the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George in recognition of valuable services rendered during the War:

 

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

 

Rear-Admiral (acting Vice-Admiral) Heathcoat Salusbury Grant, C.B. For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar.

 

To be Additional Members of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Distinguished Order:  

 

Paymaster Captain Charles Edward Lynes, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Vice-Admiral The Hon. Sir Somerset A. Gough-Calthorpe, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., C.V.O., British Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean.

 

Commander Gerald Charles Dickens, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Commander to Vice-Admiral The Hon. Sir Somerset A. Gough-Calthorpe, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., C.V.O., British Commander-in-Chief, Mediterannean.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Arthur Sydney Langley, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in charge of the Royal Naval Experimental Station, Stratford.

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Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

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

 

To be Knights Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

 

Rear-Admiral Sir William Rooke Cresswell, K.C.M.G. For valuable services as First Naval Member of the Australian Commonwealth Naval Board.

 

Surgeon Rear-Admiral George Robertson Turner, C.B., F.R.C.S. For valuable services as Consultant Surgeon, Royal Naval Hospital, Plymouth.

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

 

Captain Walter Carey, R.N. For valuable services at the Royal Naval Depot, Crystal Palace.

 

Captain Gordon Colquhoun Fraser, R.N. For valuable services as Captain in charge of Defensive Mining.

 

Commander William Vesey Harrel, C.B., M.V.O., R.N.V.R. For valuable services on the Staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Queenstown.

 

Commander James William Guy Innes, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Commander to Admiral The Hon. Sir Stanley C. J. Colville, G.C.V.O., K.C.B., Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth.

 

Paymaster Commander (tempy. Paymaster Captain) Grenville Acton Miller, O.B.E., R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Vice-Admiral Sir Montague E. Browning, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., M.V.O., both as Commander-in-Chief, North America and W. Indies Station, and in command of the Fourth Battle Squadron.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Howard Fiennes Julius Rowley, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer, Inverness.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Captain) John Ambrose Slee, O.B.E., R.N. For valuable services as Head of the W./T. Board.

 

Honorary Captain John Bell White, R.N.R. For valuable services as Assistant to the Director of Naval Recruiting.

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

 

Engineer-Commander Richard Edmund Cornforth Bolton, D.S.O., R.I.M. For valuable services in connection with the Naval Transport of the East African Force.

 

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander Colin Guy Breton, R.N. For valuable services in the training of the engineering personnel of the Submarine Service.

 

Lieutenant Richard Broderick, R.N. For valuable services in charge of submarine stores at Fort Blockhouse throughout the war.

 

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant (Acting Paymaster Lieutenant) Herbert Smith Burgess, R.N.R. For valuable services in connection with intelligence work on the China Station.

 

Surgeon Commander Charles Kendal Bushe, M.D., B.A., R.N. For valuable services as Officer in Charge of His Majesty's W./T. Station, Bathurst, Gambia.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Henry Douglas Capper, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the R.N. Anti-Aircraft Corps at Dover.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Trevor Ronald Chamberlin, R.N. For valuable services as Executive Officer of Harwich Submarine Depot.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Joseph Edward Coates, R.N.V.R. For valuable services at the Royal Naval Experimental Station, Stratford.

 

Lieutenant (Acting lieutenant-Commander) James Robert Crawford, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Officer in Charge of the Falkland Islands W./T. Station.

 

Lieutenant Ernest Donaldson, R.N.R. For valuable services as a Naval Transport Officer in the Eastern Mediterranean.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Edward Duffett, R.N. For valuable services in connection with recruiting.

 

Commander The Right Honourable Sir Windham Thomas, Earl of Dunraven, K.P., C.M.G., R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Commanding Officer of the hospital yacht "Grianaig."

 

Major (tempy. Lieutenant-Colonel) Frederick William Edward Eady, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in connection with recruiting.

 

Lieutenant The Honourable Francis Everard Henry Joseph Feilding, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with relief measures for refugees in Palestine.

 

Commander George Home Finnis, R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, East Africa.

 

Hon. Lieutenant Sidney Charles Foreeman, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Assistant to the Naval Medical Transport Officer, Scotland.

 

Commander William Willoughby Cole Frith, R.N.R. For valuable services as Chief Examination Officer in the Tyne.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Henry Dale Gill, R.N. For valuable services as Commanding Officer of the Periscope School.

 

Major and Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel David Augustus Hailes, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in connection with recruiting.

 

Lieutenant William Heywood Haslam, R.N.V.R. For valuable services with the British Naval Mission at Rome.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Cyril Hemsley, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Commodore (S.), Admiralty.

 

Lieutenant (Acting Lieutenant-Commander) Sydney Charles Houghton, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with method of detection of submarines.

 

Lieutenant John Alfred Hunn, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as W./T. Officer on the Staff of Commodore (S.), Admiralty.

 

Lieutenant Willie Dickson Kilroy, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with the design and improvement of fire control instruments.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Anthony Francis Joseph MacDermott, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer at St. Johns, Newfoundland.

 

Captain Charles Geoffrey Murray, R.M. For valuable services as Adjutant to the 63rd Royal Naval Divisional Train Reserves.

 

Lieutenant John Fitzmaurice Pinchin, R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Scotia."

 

Hon. Surgeon Lieutenant J. Donald Pollock, M.D., R.N.V.R. For valuable services at H.M. Naval Base, Granton.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Slater Price, R.N.V.R. For valuable services at the Royal Naval Experimental Station, Stratford.

 

Lieutenant Arthur William Simms Reeve, R.N.R. For valuable services in connection with the prosecution of the War.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Leonard Robinson, R.N. For valuable services in the Operations Division of the Admiralty War Staff.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Evelyn Dennis Scott, R.N. For valuable services at Queen Mary's R.N. Auxiliary Hospital, Southend-on-Sea.

 

Commander William Sims, R.N. For valuable services in connection with recruiting.

 

Lieutenant-Commander William Simpson, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Engineer-in-Chief, Port Defence Officer, and Chief Examination Officer, Port of Sunderland.

 

Captain (tempy. Major) Alfred Edward Syson, R.M.L.I. For valuable services as Assistant Inspector of Physical Training and Bayonet Fighting.

 

Commander Sir Courtenay Charles Ewan, Baron Tredegar, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in providing and maintaining the hospital yacht "Liberty" for use as a hospital ship throughout the War.

 

Major Richard George Wharton, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in connection with recruiting.

 

Lieutenant Ralph Thomas Wilkinson, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Harbour Master and Chief Examination Officer, Port of Blyth.

 

Engineer Commander Henry Eccles Wolfe, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Engineer Officer of a Flotilla of Fleet Submarines.

 

To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

 

Warrant Wardmaster Walter Austin, R.N. For valuable services at the R.N. Hospital, Malta.

 

Chief Boatswain Ernest Handley Gearing, R.N. For valuable services while serving in H.M.S. "Cornwall."

 

Warrant Writer William Henry Samways, R.N. For valuable services in the office of the Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet.

 

Chief Gunner Ernest Stracey Stone, R.N. For valuable services while serving in H.M.S. "Cornwall."

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Admiralty, 1st April, 1919.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the appointment of the undermentioned Officers to be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order:

 

Cdr. Benjamin Wingate Barrow, R.N. For valuable services on the occasion of the sinking of Submarine U.8 off Dover on the 4th March, 1915.

 

Lieut.-Cdr. (actg. Cdr.) Robert Wise Richardson, R.N. For valuable services on the occasion of the sinking of Submarine U.8 off Dover on the 4th March, 1915.

 

The following awards have also been approved:

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal:

Actg. Warrt. Offr., 2nd Cl., Thomas Beven, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./2182.

Ch. Elect. Art., 2nd Cl., Henry William Bray, O.N. M404 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A. Albert Buchanan Davidson, M.M.R.

Ch. Writer Llewellyn Lloyd Evans, O.N. 343394 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Frederick Galway, O.N. 272366 (Ch.).

Engmn. James Lingard Green, R.N.R., O.N. 2285 E.S.

C.P.O. Thomas Hall, O.N. 114697 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., William John Hexham, O.N. 271557 (Dev.).

Actg. Oh. Yeo. Sigs. Thomas Hill, O.N. 201232 (Po.).

Engmn. James Bowman Mant, R.N.R., O.N. 5531 T.S.

Actg. Warrt. Offr., 2nd Cl., Thomas Morton, R.M,L.I., No. Ply./3529 (R.M.R.A./700).

P.O., Joseph Frederick Sherwin, O.N.191286 (Po.).

Actg. Warrt. Offr., 2nd Cl., John Sirett, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./5109.

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Robert George Pickering Smellie, O.N. 184487 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Edward Samuel Tyler, O.N. 269741 (Po.).

Offrs. Ch. Stwd. Walter William Woodley, O.N. L.735 (Dev.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been brought to the notice of the Admiralty for valuable services in the prosecution of the War:

Capt. George Edgar Lewin, R.N.

Cdr. (Actg. Capt.) Edward Unwin, V.C., C.M.G., R.N. (Cdre., 2nd Class).

Lieut.-Col. Richmond Campbell Shakespear Waller, R.M.L.I.

Lieut.-Cdr. (Actg. Cdr.) Bertram. Gregory Drake, R.N.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Charles Ernest Maconochie, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. George Villar, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. John Henry Godfrey, R.N.

Payr. Lieut. Alexander Eveleigh Agathos Eagar, R.N.

Lieut. Roger Fenwick Shotton, R.N.R.

Elect. Art., 2nd Cl., Harold Edmund Christie, O.N. M.2468 (Ch.).

P.O. Harry Green, O.N. 1.94932 (Ch.).

C.P.O. William John Lednor, O.N. 198621 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. James Edward Pooley, O.N. 283187 (Ch.).

Vict. C.P.O. Richard Rowsell, O.N. 345240 (Po.).

A.B. Robert Saunders, M.M.R.

Ldg. Sea. William George Smith, O.N. S.S. 1885 (R.F.R. Ch./B8379).

 

 


 

 

31266 - 1 APRIL 1919

 

War Office, 2nd April, 1919.

 

His Majesty The KING (is) pleased to approve of the following awards to the undermentioned Officers and Warrant Officers in recognition of their gallantry and devotion to duty in the Field. The acts of gallantry for which the decorations have been awarded will be announced in the London Gazette as early as possible:

(included in Army lists).

 

Awarded a Second Bar to the Military Cross.

T./Lt. Reginald Francis Edsall Blackmore, M.C., Hawke Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. (M.C. gazetted 26th March, 1917.) (1st Bar gazetted 11th January, 1919.) 

 

Awarded a Bar to the Military Cross.

T./Sub-Lt. George Rose Ferguson, M.C., Drake Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. (M.C. gazetted 11th January, 1919.) 

T./Surg. Charles Edward Leake, M.C., R.N., attd. Hawke Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. (M.C. gazetted 11th January, 1919.) 

T./Sub-Lt. John Algernon Pennell, M.C., Drake Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. (M.C. gazetted 16th September, 1918.)

Sub-Lt. Sydney William George Walker, M.C., M.M., Drake Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. (M.C. gazetted 11th January, 1919.) 

 

Awarded the Military Cross.

T./Sub-Lt. James Milne Law, Anson Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R.

T/Sub. Lt. James Wright Orr, Hawke Bn., R.N.D., R N.V.R. 

T./Sub-Lt. Frank Victor Wood, Hawke Bn., R.N.D., R.N.V.R. 

 

 


 

 

31274 - 4 APRIL 1919

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers during the War:

 

To be Additional Members of the Military Division of the Second Class, or Knights Commanders, of the said most Honourable Order:

 

Rear-Admiral (acting Vice Admiral) Sir Osmond De Beauvoir Brock, K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., C.B., Chief of Staff to Admiral Sir David Beatty, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., D.S.O., Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet

 

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

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (acting Paymaster Commander) Frank Todd Spickernell, D.S.O., R.N., Secy to Admiral Sir David Beatty, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., D.S.O., Commander in Chief, Grand Fleet

 

Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) Bernard Calwoodley Gardiner, R.M.L.I., Fleet Wireless Officer

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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, in recognition of the services of the undermentioned officers during the War:

 

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

 

Captain the Honourable Hubert George Brand, R.N., C.B., C.V.O. (Commodore, First Class), Captain of the Fleet

 

Captain Alfred Ernie Montacute Chatfield, R.N., C.B., C.M.G., C.V.O., Principal Gunnery Officer of the Fleet.

 

Surgeon Capt. Robert Hill, R.N., C.B., C.V.O., Principal Medical Officer, Grand Fleet.

 

Engineer Captain Donald Percy Green, R.N., C.B., Staff of Commander-in-Chief. Grand Fleet.

 

To be Additional Members of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Distinguished Order:

 

Commander Roger Mowbray Bellairs, R.N., War Staff Officer, Grand Fleet.

 

Commander Ralph Frederick Seymour, R.N., D.S.O., Fleet Signal Officer.

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Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of the services of the undermentioned officers during the War:

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Sydney Searle, R.N.V.R., Staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Leslie Norman Sampson, R.N., Secretary to Captain of the Fleet.

 

Mr. William John Abbott Davies, Assistant Constructor, Staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet.

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Admiralty, S.W., 5th April, 1919.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honours to the undermentioned Officers:

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order.

Commander (now Captain) Sidney Robert Bailey, R.N.

Commander Percy Richard Stevens, R.N.

In recognition of their ability and unremitting work on the Staff of Admiral Sir David Beatty, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., D.S.O., Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet.

 

The names of the undermentioned officers have been brought to the notice of the Admiralty by the Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet, for valuable services rendered in connection with the War:

Commander Herbert Bardsley Taylor, R N.

Lieutenant-Commander Alfred William John Finlayson, R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander Edward Richard Busk Kemble, R.N.

Paymaster Lieutenant (acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Rowland Christopher Jerram, R.N.

Lieutenant Cedric Swinton Holland, R.N.

Paymaster Lieutenant Humphrey Kenrick Totton, R.N.

 

 


 

 

31286 - 8 APRIL 1919

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

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

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

 

Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Gilbert Carter, R.N. For valuable services in hunting submarines and protecting shipping from submarine attack.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Frederick Bowering Toms, R.N.V.R. For valuable minelaying services during the past two years.

 

Lieutenant Frederick Thompson Groome, R.N.R. For valuable services whilst employed on convoy duties of a particularly arduous nature,

 

Lieutenant Harold Osburn, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in Command of the Rescue Tug "Flying Foam."

 

Acting Lieutenant Gordon Lilico Clark, R.N.R. For valuable services in Command of H.M. Trawler "Aquamarine," employed in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

To be a Member of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

 

Skipper Robert Ling, R.N.R., 828 W.S.A., H.M.S. "Lord Stradbrooke." For valuable services in Command of H.M. Drifter "Lord Stradbrooke," employed in the Auxiliary Patrol.

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Admiralty, S.W., 11th April, 1919.

 

Honours for Palestine Operations.

(September-November, 1918.)

 

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 during Naval operations carried out in conjunction with Military operations in Palestine from September to November, 1918:

 

To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order:

 

Cdr. Richard Thornton Down, R.N., H.M.S. "Forester." In recognition of the valuable assistance rendered to the Army during the advance along the coast on the 19th September, 1918, and the occupation of Haifa on the 28th September, 1918.

 

Lt.-Cdr. (Act. Cdr.) Geoffrey Unsworth, D.S.C., R.N.R. Was in charge of minesweeping operations on the coasts of Palestine and Syria during the advance of the Army. Cleared a channel and anchorage off Haifa with great rapidity, thus enabling the first transport to enter with valuable stores 24 hours earlier than had been anticipated. As mines were laid only 7 feet below the surface, it is highly creditable to Lieut.-Cdr. Unsworth that he succeeded in clearing a large minefield without mishap.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross:

 

Lieut. Norman Boyd Fleming Peploe, R.N., H.M.S. "Druid." In recognition of the valuable: assistance rendered to the Army during the operations.

 

Lieut. Arthur Harvey Wells, R.N.V.R., H.M. Motor Launch 248. For excellent service in connection with the landing of stores on the coast during the advance, doing much to expedite and assist this important work upon which so much depended.

 

Skpr. Joseph Harold Lowery, R.N.R., 659 W.S.A., H.M. Armed Trawler "Barnard Boyle." Displayed zeal and performed valuable services when employed clearing the minefield off Haifa. The mines were laid shallow, while it was essential to clear a channel and anchorage with the utmost rapidity in order to land provisions for the Army.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal:

Dkhnd. Alexander Fleming, R.N.R., O.N. 9276 D.A.

Engmn. Charles Walter Goddard, R.N,R., O.N. 2915 S.T.

2nd Hnd. James Gordon, R.N.R., O.N. 10027 D.A.

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Cdr. George Gregory, D.S.O., O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.

Lieut. Horace Bowyer Smith, D.S.C., R.N.R.

Lieut. Elmsley Mark Lee, R.N.V.R.

Skpr. Andrew Buchan, D.S.C., R.N.R., 1323 S.A.

Skpr. John Donaldson, R.N.R., 489 S.A.

Skpr. Alexander Farquhar, R.N.R., 1402 S.A.

Skpr. Alfred Samuel Haggis, R.N.R., 1966 S.A.

Skpr. James Abraham King, D.S.C., R.N.R., 1528 S.A.

Skpr. Edward Marjoram, R.N.R., 224 W.S.A.

Skpr. Thomas Welch, R.N.R., 830 S.A.

Skpr. Hector Wellington, R.N.R., 1005 S.A.

Dkhnd. Charles Edward Clarke, R.N.R., O.N. 11435 D.A.

2nd Hnd William Henry Cook, R.N.R., O.N. 10720 D.A.

Teleg. William Frank Hockey, R.N.V.R. (London), Z/5316.

2nd Hnd. Harry Keeble, R.N.R., O.N. 2091 D.A.

Dkhnd. John Macleod, R.N.R., O.N. 18700 D.A.

2nd Hnd. George William Oldham, R.N.R., O.N. 1748 S.A.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Alexander Ross, R.N.R., O.N. 15491 D.A.

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Honours for Services in the Auxiliary Patrol between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

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

 

(a) Services in Drifters, Trawlers and Yachts

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

Cdr. Alfred Victor Robertson Lovegrove, R.D., R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut, (now actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) Alexander Robinson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Ernest McKeown, R.N.R.

Lieut. Frederick Gale Cudbertson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Alexander MacLean, R.N.R.

Lieut. Joseph Richard Hodgson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Sydney Arnold Martyn, R.N.R.

Lieut. Grahame Gordon Alexander Deucher, R.N.R.

Ch. Skpr. William James Allan, R.N.R., 1014 W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. William Forman, R.N.R., 369 W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. Alfred Royal, R.N.R., 311 W.S.A.

Skpr. Francis Pearsons, R.N.R., 914 W.S.A.

Skpr. Frederick William Slade, R.N.R., 1251 S.A.

Skpr. James Smith, R.N.R., 1316 W.S.A.

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

2nd Hnd. Horace Aisthorpe, R.N.R., O.N. 3853 B.

Dkhnd. Hunter Taylor Brown, R.N.R., O N 15451 D.A.

Ch. Engmn. Horace Robert Burgess, R.N.R., O.N. 2176 E.S.

3rd Writer Henry Arthur Cock, O.N. M 12773 (Dev.).

Engmn. William Crewdson, R.N.R., O.N. 4583 T.S.

Dkhnd. Robert Goodlad, R.N.R., O.N. 9096 D.A.

2nd Hnd. Robert Edward Guyton, R.N.R., O.N. 5621 D.A.

Engmn. Walter James Hollis, R.N.R., O.N. 21901 E.S.

Dkhnd. Frederick Arthur Hudson, R.N.R., O.N. 3056 D.A.

2nd Hnd. Albert William Jaques, R.N.R., O.N. 287 D.A.

2nd Hnd. William Hugo Johnson, R.N.R., O.N. 729 D.A.

Dkhnd. George Robert Arnold Keedy, R.N R. O.N. 7874 D.A.

Dkhnd. Duncan Macdonald, R.N.R., O N. 12997 D.A.

C.P.O. John Francis Miles, O.N. 98453 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Reginald Prince Miller, R.N.R., O.N. 1913 C.

Sea. Allan Murray, R.N.R., O.N. 3164 B. Sea.

John Peter Nevin, R.N.R., O.N. 1230 D.

Sea. William Cregoe Nicholls, R.N.R., O.N. 6898 A.

Dkhnd. William Henry Phillips, R.N.R., O.N. 262 D.A.

Ch. Engmn. Arthur Douglas Cecil Powell, R.N.R., O.N. 987 E.S.

2nd Hnd. Walter Samuel Sharman, R.N.R., O.N. 7878 D.A.

Engmn. Robert William Smart, R.N.R., O.N. 2871 E.S.

Engmn. James Smith, R.N.R., O.N. 1739 E.S.

Engmn. Thomas Charles Soars, R.N.R., O.N. 2765 E.S.

Dkhnd. Roderick Stewart, R.N.R., O.N. 984 S.D.

Dkhnd. Charles Wildish, R.N.R., O.N. 4302 S.D.

Engmn. Charles Edward Wood, R.N.R., O.N. 2543 E.S.

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut.-Cdr. (actg. Cdr.) Charles Henry Bouch, R.D., R.N.R.

Lieut. John Thompson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Herbert Thomas Sawyer, R.N.R.

Lieut. Laurence Lionel Lawrence, R.N.R.

Lieut. Ralph Wilkinson Davidson, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Charles Pollard Lowrey, R.N.R.

Lieut. Charles Surtin Cranmer McClure, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Smith Soden, R.N.R.

Shipwt. Lieut. Ernest Reginald Bennett, R.N.

Act. Lieut. John Vivian Jinks, R.N.R.

Act. Payr. Lieut. Frank Storkey, R.N.R.

Eng. Sub.-Lieut. Ernest Mascall, R.N.R.

Payr. Sub.-Lieut. William Williams, R.N.R.

Ch. Skpr. Alexander Robert Buchan, R.N.R., 1234 W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. Alfred Vingoe, R.N.R., 1861 W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. William Wood, D.S.C., R.N.R., 648 S.A.

Skpr. Robert Brown, R.N.R., 874 S.A.

Skpr. John Campbell, R.N.R., 544 W.S.A.

Skpr. John Gathercole, R.N.R., 230 D.A. Skpr.

William James Huggins, R.N.R., 1011 D.A.

Skpr. Ernest Joseph Oakes, R.N.R., 2120 W.S.A.

Skpr. Tom Swingler, R.N.R., 1671 W.S.A.

P.O. Irving Reginald Blackall, O.N. 205266 (R.F.R. Po./B. 1941).

Trmr. Joseph Bolton, R.N.R., O.N. 255 S.T.

2nd Hnd. James Bruce, R.N.R., O.N. 6262 D.A.

Teleg. Arthur Leslie Chapman, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Mersey) Z/1977.

2nd Hnd. Joseph Cox, R.N.R., O.N. 18678 D.A.

Dkhnd. John Denny, R.N.R., O.N. 3855 D.A.

Teleg. Edwin Fitton, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Mersey) Z/2386.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Hamley Flaws, R.N.R., O.N. 1061 S.D.

Dkhnd. William Forster, R.N.R., O.N. 18204 D.A.

Teleg. Robert Arthur Haworth, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Mersey) Z/1364.

Dkhnd. Harry Holder, R.N.R., O.N. 598 D.A.

2nd Hnd. Sydney Arthur Johnson, R.N.R., O.N. 209 S.A.

Dkhnd. James Latta, R.N.R., O.N. 2364 S.D.

Dkhnd. Thomas Logie, R.N.R., O.N. 2544 D.A.

Ch. Motor Mech, Allan Harding Moncreiff, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B. 1372.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Herbert James Ordway, R.N.R. O.N. 16620 D.A.

Engmn. Alexander Pirie, R.N.R., O.N. 840 T.S.

Engmn. Samuel Edmund Pigney, R.N.R , O.N, 1926 E.S.

Ldg. Sea. John William Preswell, O.N. 155960 (R.F.R. Ch./B.3248).

2nd Hnd. William Ritchie, R.N.R., O.N. 1461 S.A.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Alfred Robinson, R.N.R., O.N. 11904 D.A.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Holden Sheader, R.N.R., O.N. 12762 D.A.

Engmn. William Skoyles, R.N.R., O.N. 1716 E.S.

Engmn. Sidney George Thomson, R.N.R. O.N. 117 E.S.

Dkhnd. George Waters, R.N.R., O.N. 18190 D.A.

Sea. Arthur George Warry, R.N.R., O.N 5387B.

Dkhnd. William Walter Watson, R.N.R. O.N. 587 D.A.

2nd Hnd. Arthur William Whatling, R.N.R. O.N. 5917 A.

 

(b) Services in Motor Launches.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut, (now act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Hugh Richard Preston, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Alfred Archie White, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Frank Afton MacCallum, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. George Livingstone Cassady, R.N.V.R,

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Ldg. Dkhnd. William Munro, M.S.M., R.N.R., O.N. 1231 S.D.

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

2nd Hnd. John Backer, R.N.R., O.N. 184C S.D.

Ldg Dkhnd. Thomas Stochard Cowe, R.N.R. O.N. 2507 S.D.

Ldg. Dkhnd. William Grant Gibson, R.N.R., O.N. 13018 D.A.

Ch. Motor Mech. Algernon Frank Lloyd, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B. 1748.

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut.-Cdr. Lionel Sheard Chappell, D.S,C., R.N.V.R.

Lieut, (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) Colin Decie Campbell, R.N.V.R.

Lieut, (now actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) John Alexander Macqueen, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Richard Gordon Todd, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Frederick Hawley Mims, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Basil Gold Watney, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. John Wentworth Gosnell, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Herbert Frank Griffiths, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Henry Norman Cranston, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Thomas Reginald Ransom, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. George Edward Muers, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Hedley Stuart Townsend, R.N.V.R.

Ch. Motor Mech. Henry William Baldwin, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.1758.

Ch. Motor MeCh. George Massiot Brown, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.1343.

Ldg. Dkhnd. William Gibson, R.N.R. O.N. 5070S.D.

Dknd. Arthur Edward Lake, R.N.R., O.N. 3732S.D.

Ch. Motor Mech. Herbert Arthur Longman, R.N.V.R.,O.N. M.B.1237.

Ch. Motor Mech. James McFarlane, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.152.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Robert Madden, R.N.R., O.N. 2294S.D.

Ldg. Dknd. Ronald MacKinnon, R.N.R., O.N. 4510S.D.

Ch. Motor Mech. James Taylor, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.1196.

Dkhnd. John Tulloch, R.N.R., O.N. 4021S.D.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Charles Vincent West, R.N.R., O.N. 3030S.D.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Sydney George Whitehair, R.N.R., O.N. 2292S.D.

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Honours for Services in Sloops employed on Convoy, Escort and Patrol Duties between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following decoration and medals to the undermentioned Officer and Men:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Actg. Lieut. Alec. Dudfield, R.N.R.

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

P.O. John Bonamy Joseph Carrington, O.N. 234140 (Po.).

Shipwt., 1st Cl., Lionel Garside, O.N. 345597 (Po.).

Ldg. Sig. Percy Hemsley, O.N. 231652 (R.F.R., Ch./B10684).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Act. Lieut. David Winton McNab, R.N.R.

Sub-Lieut. Henry Lockhart St. John Fancourt, R.N.

P.O. Teleg. Robert Henry Canham, O.N. 214440 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Herbert Taylor Cowen, O.N. J13296 (Dev.).

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Honours for Services in Rescue Tugs between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

The following award has been approved:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

Greaser Edward Stangroom, M.M.R., No. 916792.

 

The following Officer and Man have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut, (now act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Charles Thomas Nettleingham, D.S.C., R.N.R.

A.B. William Thomas Clegg, O.N. 200801 (R.F.R., Ch./B7590).

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Honours for Services in Destroyers employed on Convoy, Escort and Patrol Duties between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

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. Basil Edward Reinold, R.N.

Cdr. Richard Anthony Aston Plowden, R.N.

Cdr. Michael Barne, R.N.

Cdr. Richard Evan Williams Kirby, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. (now Cdr.) Conyngham Charles Denison, R N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Mansell Brabazon Fiennes Colvile, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. (now act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Kingsley Gordon Howe, R.N.R.

Lieut. George Hector Creswell, R.N.

Lieut. Charles Lindsay Evan-Thomas, R.N.

Lieut. Raymond George Francis Herault de Caen, R.N.

Lieut. Alexander Putnam Cumming, R.N.

Lieut. Leslie Mann, R.N.R.

Lieut. Richard George Clayton, R.N.R.

Ch. Art. Eng. John Chadwick, R.N.

Art. Eng. James Charles Purnell, R.N.

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

A.B. Percy Abbott, O.N. J54965 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Archibald Charles Bishop, D.S.M., O.N. 142578 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Alfred Benjamin Philip Capon, O.N. 282755 (Ch.).

Sig. Cecil Percy Cavell, O.N. J22767 (Ch.).

P.O. Alfred Edward Day, O.N. 186229 (Ch.).

Ldg. Teleg. Robert Leslie Dudley, O.N. J25611 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Percival Stanley Ellis, O.N. 271960 (Dev.).

P.O. Teleg. Frederick Gaynon, O.N. 213946 (Ch.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. James Brown Gillespie, O.N. 177810 (R.F.R. Ch./B4730).

C.P.O. William Hexter, O.N. 159153 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. James Hirons, O.N. 224492 (Po.).

Yeo. Sigs. William Joseph Hill Hodge, O.N. 236789 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Arthur John Holloway, O.N. 179970 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Herbert Laccohee, O.N. J23637 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Walter Long, O.N. 218061 (Ch.).

P.O. William Long McCleary, O.N. 211884 (Ch.).

P.O. John McLean, O.N. 225841 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Ernest Edward Marden, O.N. 196503 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. George Ernest Marwood, O.N. J7767 (Dev.).

P.O., 1st Cl., William Samuel Mockett, O.N. 184560 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. William John Radmore, O.N. 237356 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., George Reginald Randle, O.N. 269649 (Dev.).

P.O. Thomas Alexander Raverty, O.N. 202935 (Dev.).

A.B. Walter James Read, O.N. 179492 (R.F.R. Ch./B1950).

Sig. Frederick Charles Tarling, O.N. J36128 (Dev.).

A.B. Jack Waghorn, O.N. S.S.7767 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. George William Warren, O.N. 216007 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Tom William Williams, O.N. 228349 (Po.).

A.B. Henry Lewis Wade Young, O.N. J21506 (Ch.).

A.B. Samuel Ernest Young, O.N. J11134 (Dev.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Capt. John Barnes Sparks, C.B.E., R.N.

Cdr. Cecil Rupert Hemans, R.N.

Lieut, (act. Lieut. -Cdr.) Robert McMurray, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Anthony Vere Morse, D.S.O., R.N.

Lieut. William Legh Pope, R.N.R.

Eng. Lieut. Charles William Lambert, R.N.

Mate Alfred William Newman, A.M., R.N.

Gnr. Harry Edward Knights, R.N.

Art. Eng. (now Eng. Lieut.) Alfred Dore Slatter, R.N.

Art. Eng. Henry Richard George Brooking, R.N.

Art. Eng. Henry William Shervell, R.N.

Mid. John Percy Reed, R.N.R.

A.B. William John Andrews, O.N. J761 (Dev.).

Mechn. Richard Stewart Barnes, O.N. 278357

Sto. P.O. Herbert Butler, O.N. 309945 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sig. Walter William Curtis, O.N. J144S3 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Victor Claudius Davis, O.N. M7559 (Po.).

A.B. Stanley Oscar Easlea, O.N. J9266 (Ch.).

A.B. Joseph Eccles, O.N. 227060 (Dev.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Francis John Edgcombe, O.N. 237206 (Dev.).

Yeo. Sig. Alfred Thomas Farmer, O.N. 225268 (Dev.).

Yeo. Sigs. Sidney James Farrant, O.N. 225962 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. William Thomas Fidgett, O.N. 288406 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Samuel James Foreman, O.N. 297769 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., John Furnaess, O.N. 271305 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Alfred Joshua Goulding, O.N. 270429 (Po.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Fred Grant, O.N. S.S. 113409 (Po.).

Ldg. Sig. Frederick Samuel Victor Heath O.N. J14430 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. George Henry, O.N. 222786 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. Charles Horace Colin Hodges, O.N. 238085 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., Arthur Henry Lippiett, O.N. 271673 (Dev.).

Act. Ch. Yeo. Sgs. Samuel Walsh Nuttall, O.N. 213766 (Ch.).

A.B. William Parsons, O.N. 213192 (Ch.).

A.B. William Henry Putt, O.N. 189246 (Dev.).

P.O. Alexander John Smith, O.N. 235649 (Ch.).

Ldg. Teleg. Frederick Hardcastle Spencer, O.N. J18940 (Po.).

2nd hnd. Charles Henry Sturman, R.N.R., O.N. 6938 D.A.

A.B. Frederick Treacher, O.N. 215148 (Po.).

Ldg. Teleg. Eneas George Way, O.N. J17622 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Albert Wright, O.N. 270091 (Ch).

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Honours for Services in Local Defence Flotillas Between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

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

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

Lieut.-Cdr. Arthur Felton Crutchley, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Alexander Maitland Donovan, R.N.

Lieut. William Clarke, R.N.R.

Act. Sub-Lieut. William Smith Buckley, R.N.R.

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

P.O. John Sowden Cave, O.N. 178827 (Dev.).

A.B. Henry Charles Corke, O.N. J5455 (Ch.).

P.O. Albert Edward Elgar, O.N. 218950 (Ch.).

P.O. 1st Cl., Charles Titcombe, O.N. 149116 (R.F.R., Po./A3854).

Ldg. Sig. Walter Frank Wild, O.N. J3810 (Po.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Lieut, (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) Robert Lancelot Fortescue Hubbard, R.N.R.

Ch. Gnr. Arthur George Foreman, R.N.

Ch. Art. Eng. Charles Gibson, R.N.

Gnr. Thomas Alfred Johnson, R.N.

Ldg. Sig. Peter Harro Hansen Ellis, O.N. J885 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Edgar Graham, O.N. 270999 (Po.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Harold Gray, O.N. M245 (Ch.)

Ldg. Sig. Joseph Frederick Kelsall, O.N. J8470 (Dev.).

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Honours for Services on the Mediterranean Station Between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

Aegean.

 

The following award has been approved:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

A.B. John Gray, O.N. S.S.5833 (Ch.). Pte. Thomas Henry Wigley, R.M.L.I., No Ply./14721.

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Ldg. Sig. Charles Edward Avenell, O.N. J3506 (Ch.).

S.B.S. George Frederick Copp, O.N. 350848 (Ch.).

S.B.S. Frederick Thomas Hall, O.N. 351275 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. William George Neve, O.N. K14488 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Henry Parry, O.N. 221560 (Ch.).

Act. C.P.O. George Alfred Pyrke, O.N. 205958 (Ch.).

Act. C.P.O. Cecil Thomas Springbett, O.N. 189846 (Ch.).

Vict. C.P.O. Francis Henry Stevens, O.N. 345765 (Po.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Capt. Claude Alwin Rombulow-Pearse, R.N.

Cdr. (act. Capt.) Halton Sterling Lecky, C.B., A.M., R.N.

Cdr. Alan Dixon, R.N.

Cdr. Cyril Beauchamp Hampshire, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. (now act. Cdr.) William Pearson Townshend, R.N.R.

Capt. and Bt. Maj. Thomas Lionel Hunton, R.M.L.I.

Ch. Gnr. William Harry Patchen, R.N.

Warrt. Teleg. Alfred Edward Jones, R.N.R.

C.E.R.A. John Buglass, R.N.R., O.N. 1343 E.A.

3rd Writer William Henry Glockling, O.N. M12285 (Ch.).

P.O. William Thomas Halliday, O.N. 218472 (Ch.).

A.B. Harry Samuel Hardy, O.N. J.67665 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Roger Hodgson, O.N. M861 (Ch.).

2nd Writer Arthur Charles James, O.N. M14916 (Po.).

Mechn. Philip Jones, O.N. 293071 (Ch.).

Mechn. Charles Henry Kirby, O.N. 307903 (Ch.).

Ch. Shipwt. George Henry Morris, M.S.M., O.N. 340679 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. Charles Robinson, O.N. 305773 (Po.).

P.O. Reginald William Runacres, O.N. 196000 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. Sydney Alfred Shepherd, O.N. 220103 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. Henry Edward Talbot, O.N. 312509 (Ch.).

P.O. Albert Bert Way, O.N. 207681 (Dev.).

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Honours for the Mercantile Marine.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following decorations to the undermentioned officers of the 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. William John Gorley.

Capt. Arthur Hilditch.

Capt. Walter Jefferson.

Capt. Walter John Price.

Capt. Evan Thomas.

 

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

Ch. Offr. Albert Henry Smith.

Ch. Offr. William Thomas. (Ord. Mast. Cert. No, 03284.)

Ch. Engr. James Bell. (1st Cl. Engr. Cert. No. 26579.)

Ch. Engr. James Cole.

Ch. Engr. James Love Murray, D.S.C.

Ch. Engr. Hugh Owens. (1st Cl. Engr. Cert. No. 38619.)

Ch. Engr. John Elijah Williams.

2nd Offr. Thomas Jones. (2nd Mate's Cert. No. 040754.)

 

The names of the following have been brought to notice for valuable services rendered on the occasion of the sinking of the transport "Donegal" by enemy action on the 17th April, 1917:

Capt. John Jackson.

Ch. Offr. Lewis Henry Howlden.

Purser Edgar Ashcroft.

W./T. Op. Andrew Cowley (drowned).

 

 


 

 

31295 - 15 APRIL 1919

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

The KING (is) pleased to command, on the recommendation of the First Lord of the Admiralty, that the following appointments to, and promotions in, the Order of the British Empire, which were published in the London Gazette on the dates stated, shall be transferred to the Military Division of the Order, in terms of the notification published in the London Gazette No. 31084 of the 27th December 1918:

 

Knights Commanders.

Horne, Lieut.-Col. Robert Stevenson, K.C., R.E. 7th. January 1918.

Peirse, Admiral Sir Richard Henry, K.C.B., M.V.O. 7th June 1918.

 

Commanders.

Andrews, Capt. Francis Arthur Lavington, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Bairnsfather, Capt. George Edward, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Dormer, Capt. The Hon. Charles Joseph Thaddeus, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Drake, Brev.-Col. Henry Dowrish, R.M.A. 7th June 1918.

Frederick, Capt. George Charles, R.N. 7th January 1918.

James, Eng. Capt. William Henry, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Jervoise, Rear-Adm. Edmund Purefoy Ellis. 7th June 1918.

Lenn, Act. Paymaster-in-Chief Frank, R.N. 7th June 1918.

McLellan, Lieut.-Col. William, R.M. 7th June 1918.

Martin, Capt. George Walter Howard. 7th June 1918.

Parsons, Eng. Capt. William Roskilly, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Roach-Smith, Paymaster-in-Chief Charles, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Stileman, Rear-Adm. Harry Hampson. 7th June 1918.

Sweny, Act. Capt. William Halpin Paterson, R.D., R.N.R. 7th June 1918.

Trye, Capt. John Henry, R.N. 7th June 1918.

 

Officers.

Acheson, Commander Albert Edward, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Adcock, Lieut. Commander Frank Ezra, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Agnew, Commander Samuel Montagu, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Anderson, Act. Commander Maxwell Hendry, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Armstrong, Commander Francis Philip, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Blackler, Act. Fleet Paymaster Leonard, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Blair, Act. Lieut. Commander David, R.N.R. 7th January 1918.

Bloomfield, Commander James, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Bradshaw, Fleet Surg. Frank, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Burgoyne, Commander Sydney Thomas, R.N.V.R. 24th August 1917.

Byne, Major Roland Martin, R.M.L.I. 7th June 1918.

Campbell, Act. Commander Donald, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Campos, Lieut. Commander Victor Ribeiro d'Almeida, R.N.R. 7th June 1918.

Collett, Act. Commander John Alsager, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Davies, Commander Andrew William, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Dawson, Lieut. Albert Edward, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

de Grey, Lieut. Commander Nigel, R.N.V.R.  7th June1918.

Denniston, Commander Alexander Guthrie, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Dimmer, Lieut.-Col. John Francis, R.M.L.I. 7th June 1918.

Edmunds, Lieut. Commander Leslie Wynn, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Foakes, Commander Edward Lindsay Ashley, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Gandy, Lieut. -Commander Erir Worsley, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Garrett, Commander Peter Bruff, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Garvey, Lieut. (Act. Commander) John William Frederick, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Grant, Lieut. William, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Gush, Eng. Commander Arthur Sydney, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Hanson, Staff Surg. Reginald John Edward, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Harris, Brev.-Col. Gerald Noel Antice, R.M.A. 7th June 1918.

Herbert, Commander Philip, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Hicks, Act. Commander William Thomas, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Hippisley, Commander Richard John Bayntun, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Hodgens, Hon. Lieut. John, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Irwin, Lieut. Commander Thomas Cuthbert, D.L., T.D., R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Jones, Act. Lieut. Commander Theodore Warren, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Jones, Lieut. David Gwilym, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Kenrick, Commander Hubert Wynn, R.D., R.N.R. 7th January 1918.

Kirwin, Eng. Commander Joseph John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Knox, Act. Eng. Lieut. Commander Robert Graeme, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Layland, Act. Commander Henry, R.N.R. 7th June 1918.

Lenthall, Lieut. Charles Bertram, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Little, Staff Paymaster James Scott, R.N.R. 7th January 1918.

Littlewood, Eng. Commander Alfred William, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Lugard, Major Edward James, D.S.O. 7th January 1918.

McConnel, Lieut. Commander William Holdsworth, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Man, Commander Joseph, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Maton, Lieut. Commander Reginald Foster Pitt, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Owen, Commander Reginald Charles Lloyd, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Paffard, Staff Paymaster Reginald Douglas, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Paget, Lieut. Commander Henry Edward Clarence, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Pearce-Serocold, Commander Claud, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Randall, Lieut. Commander James, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Regan, Lieut. Maurice Ambrose, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Richardson, Act. Commander Sidney Sherlock, R.D., R.N.R. 7th June 1918.

Roberts-Wray, Commander Thomas Henry, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Rundle, Act. Commander Henry John Montague, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Say, Lieut. Commander Richard R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Shearme, Fleet Paymaster Edward Haweis, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Sherman, Commander Carlton Collingwood, R.N. 7th June, 1918.

Speranza, Commander Victor Ernest, R.D., R.N.R. 7th June 1918.

Stewart, Act. Commander Archibald Thomas, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Stirling, Commander Thomas Willing, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Ward, Commander George Augustus Crosbie, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Weightman, Fleet Surg. Alfred Ernest, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Wilcock, Lieut. Albert Edward, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Wildy, Commander Edmund, V.D., R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Wilkinson, Lieut. Norman, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Williams, Major Ronald Frederick. 7th January 1918.

Winter, Act. Staff Paymaster Alexander Charles, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Woods, Fleet Surg. Samuel Henry, R.N. 7th June 1918.

 

Members.

Addy, Commissioned Armourer Ernest, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Batten, Warrant Shipwright John Thomas, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Beard, Sub-Lieut. Ernest Somerville, R.N.V.R. 24th August 1917.

Bosanquet, Lieut. Thomas Albert Edward. James, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Burden, Senior Mate Walter Patrick, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Collins, Lieut. Commander Abraham Bennett, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Couper, Chief Carpenter John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Crook, Shipwright Lieut. George Henry Holland, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Dooley, Lieut. John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Doughty, Artificer Engineer Frederick George, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Ferris, Lieut. Pierce, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Gilby, Chief Gunner Frank, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Hicks, Chief Artificer Engineer Nicolas John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Higgins, Lieut. John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Hodge, Lieut. Richard Henry, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Hunt, Chief Gunner George, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Hutt, Lieut. John, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Lloyd, Chief Gunner Harry Duncaff, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Lockett, Staff Paymaster Herbert Antony, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Luxon, Shipwright Lieut. George William, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Manners, Lieut. James Benjamin, R.N. 7th June 1918.

May, Lieut. Commander William Henry, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Nash, Lieut. Frank Horace Elliott, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

O'Meara, Chief Gunner Daniel John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Ost, Lieut. William Lewis, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Pine, Shipwright Lieutenant John Henry, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Ratcliff, Gunner Sydney, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Reeves, Lieut. Commander George, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Roberts, Lieut. Commander John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Rogers, Chief Carpenter James George, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Rush, Artificer Engineer Thomas Arthur Edwin, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Segrue, Shipwright Lieut. George Edward, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Sinclair, Commissioned Master-at-Arms Edward, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Smithers, Hon. Sub.-Lieut. Walter, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Uden, Chief Gunner Walter Jeffrey, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Vaughan, Lieut. William, R.N. 7th June 1918. Whiting,

Gunner Ernest James, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Wilder, Chief Boatswain Edward H., R.N. 7th June 1918.

 

 


 

 

31299 - 15 APRIL 1919

 

War Office, 17th April, 1919

 

His Majesty the KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Distinguished Conduct Medal to the undermentioned Warrant Officers, Non-commissioned Officers and Men for gallantry and distinguished service in the field. The acts of gallantry for which the decoration has been awarded will be announced in the London Gazette as early as practicable:

 

(included in Army lists)

KW/498 P./O. D. Churms, Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. (Rotherham).

M.Z./175 P./O. H. Clark, Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. (Liverpool).

TZ/881 P./O. W. Curry, Hawke Bn., R.N.V.R. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

TZ/2214 A./B. J. G. Davison, Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

KW/518 L/Sea. M. Lynch, Drake Bn., R.N.V.R. (Rotherham).

  

 


 

 

31303 - 18 APRIL 1919

 

Chancery of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George.

 

The KING (is) pleased to give directions for the following appointment to the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officer during the War:

 

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

 

Captain James Uchtred Farie, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Cochrane" during the defence of Pechenga between the 3rd May and 29th September, 1918.

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Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

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

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division af the said Most Excellent Order:

 

Captain Christopher Russell Payne, R.N. (Commodore, 2nd Class). For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer at Vladivostock during 1918.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Percy Pitts, R.N. For valuable services as Commanding Officer of H.M.S. "Blenheim" whilst employed as depot ship for destroyers in the Aegean and Adriatic.

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

 

Commander James Murray Pipon, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Commander to Commodore W. A. H. Kelly, C.B., C.M.G., M.V.O., Commanding the British Adriatic Force.

 

Commander Robert Milne Porter, R.N.R. For valuable services in command, of H.M.S. "Lepanto" whilst employed as a Commissioned Escort ship.

 

Engineer Commander Archibald Gordon Bremner, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of the depot ship for British Submarines at Brindisi.

 

Engineer Commander 'Thomas Richard Tyler, R.N.R. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Changuinola" whilst employed as an Ocean Escort.

 

Engineer Commander Harry James Bowden, R.N.R. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Morea" whilst employed as an Ocean Escort.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Vaughan Alexander Edward Hanning-Lee, D.S.O., R.N. For valuable services in command of the Local Defence and Minesweeping Flotillas at Alexandria.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Charles Purcell Cooper, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Executive Officer of H.M.S. "Gloucestershire" for two and a half years whilst employed on Patrol and Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Henry Victor Hudson, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Brisk" employed on the Otranto Barrage.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Henry Francis Besant, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Cornflower" in Egyptian waters.

 

Lieutenant-Commander William Thomson Forrester, R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Coronado" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant-Commander James Herbert Malpas, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Executive Officer of H.M.S. "Artois" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Sydney Moir Nicholls, R.N.R. For valuable services as Officer Instructor and Gunnery Officer of H.M.S. "Knight Templar" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (Acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Edwin Howard Wethey, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Commodore W. A. H. Kelly, C.B., C.M.G., M.V.O., Commanding, the British Adriatic Force.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Alfred Woolf, R.N. For valuable services as Accountant Officer of H.M.S. "Fox" on the Red Sea Patrol for three years.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander John Arthur Fitz-warine Bourchier, R.N. For valuable services as Accountant Officer of H.M.S. " Lowestoft," flying the Broad Pennant of the Commodore Commanding, British Adriatic Force.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Arthur Rutherford Dundas Collins, R.N.R. For valuable services as Senior Officer of the Gibraltar Torpedo Boat Flotilla.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Fred Trinick, R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Discoverer" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant Arnold Ridyard, R.N.R. For valuable services as Navigating Officer of H.M.S. "Andes" whilst employed on blockade duties.

 

Lieutenant Archibald Thomas Learmouth, For valuable services in H.M. Yacht "Narcissus II." whilst employed in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Lieutenant Leslie Lawlor, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Naneric" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant Walter Sydney Colbourne, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Kildonan Castle" whilst employed on blockade and Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant Rowland Owen Lloyd, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Mallard" on the occasion of the torpedoing of R.M.S. "Leinster. " Was responsible for the saving of many lives.

 

Lieutenant Selwyn Norman Capon, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Alsatian" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant Percy -Hanson, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Bayano" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant John James McKichan, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in Motor Launches employed on the Otranto barrage.

 

Engineer Lieutenant Henry Samuel Hoar, R.D., R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Donegal" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Francis Ew.art, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Patuca" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Acting Paymaster Lieutenant Percy Selwin, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Macedonia" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

 

Paymaster -Sub-Lieutenant Leonard Wynne Lloyd, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Hildebrand" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Cyril Arthur Saville, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Active" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Gunner Ernest John Albert Gale, R.N. For valuable services on the occasion of the torpedoing of R.M.S. "Leinster." At considerable risk of being crushed between the lifeboat and the ship's side, he worked over the side assisting helpless survivors on board H.M.S. "Lively."

 

Signal Boatswain Francis Christopher Gasparro, R.N. For valuable services as Signal Officer of the 5th Destroyer Flotilla in the Adriatic.

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Admiralty, S.W., 22nd April, 1919.

 

Honours for Services in Action With Enemy Submarines.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honour and decoration to the undermentioned Officers for services in action with enemy submarines:

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

Lieut. -Cdr. (now Cdr.) George Osborne Hewett, R.N.

 

To receive, the Distinguished Service Cross.

Act. Lieut. Ivor Gregor MacGregor, R.N.R.

 

The following Officer and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Eng. -Lieut. George H. Prescott, R.N.R. (killed in action).

Lce.-Bombr. William Horton, R.M.A., No. (B.M.A./13639 (R.M.R. B/1337).

Sea. Bartholomew Walsh, R.N.R., O.N. 8326A.

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Honours for Services on the Mediterranean Station Between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

I. Adriatic.

 

The KING (is) pleased to Approve of the award of the following decoration and medals to the undermentioned Officer and Men:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. Sidney William Brooks, R.N.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

P.O. John Lumsden Watson Gerrie, O.N. 189946 (Ch.).

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Teleg. Roland Oliver Chambers, O.N. J.32375 (Ch.).

Ships Corpl., 1st Cl., Robert Ernest Clark, O.N. 195657 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. David Donaldson, R.N.R., O.N. 1453U.

M.A.A. Michael Driscoll, O.N. 180334 (Dev.).

A.B. John Thomas Mabey, O.N. J.28121 (Po.).

P.O. George John Morter, O.N. 232927 (Ch.).

Colr. Sergt. Charles Horace Reepe, R.M.L.I., . No. Ch/13848.

Teleg. Frank Sorrell, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London), Z216.

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Ernest John Stares, O.N. 195912 (Po.).

C.P.O. Alfred Tedray, O.N. 185027 (Ch.).

Trmr. Ernest Thompson, R.N.R., O.N. 6982T.S.

Dkhnd. Leslie James Whittle, R.N.R., O.N. 12782D.A.

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Capt. George Knightley Chetwode, C.B., C.B.E., R.N.

Capit. Gilbert Owen Stephenson, C.M.G., R.N.

Capt. the Hon. Bertram Thomas Carlyle Ogilvy Freeman Mitford, D.S.O., R.N.

Cdr. (act. Capt.) William Henry Cottrell, C.M.G., O.B.E., R.N.V.R.

Cdr. Charles Stuart Benning, D.S.O., R.N.

Cdr. Arthur George Hayes Bond, O.B.E., R.N.

Cdr. Richard Hugh Loraine Bevan, D.S.O., R.N.

Payr. Cdr. Lionel George Warleigh, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Frederick Philip Champion de Crespigny, R.N. 

Lieut.-Cdr. Nigel de Grey, O.B.E., R.N.V.R.

Lieut. James Cleland Mansfield, R.N.

Payr. Lieut. Duncan Edward Lander, R.N.

Act. Eng. Lieut. George John Privett, R.N.

Shipwt., 1st Cl., Stephen Alfred John Arnold, O.N. 345415 (Ch.).

Trmr. Thomas Henry Bishoprick, R.N.R.,  O.N. 794T.S.

Sig. Frank Jackson Bosworth, O.N. J.40831 (Dev.).

P.O. Teleg. John Evans, O.N. J.945 (Dev.).

Act. C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Robert Joseph Goodman, O.N. M.2084 (Dev.).

Colr. Sergt. Frederick John Hill, R.M.L.I., No. Po/D9935.

P.O. John George Walton Liddell, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Tyneside), Z.11656.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Ralph Watson Ord, R.N.R., O.N. 2094 S.D.

P.O. Henry Walter Pratt, O.N. 230935 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Ernest Scott, O.N. 298041 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Thomas Walsh, O.N. 239652 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Robert Bruce Wright, O.N. 157348 (Ch.).

 

II. Egypt.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the folloiwing decoration and medals to the undermentioned Officer and Men:

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

Lieut. David Lambert, R.N.R.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

1st Tindal Abdulla Mirra.

2nd Hnd. John Hall, R.N.R., O.N. 11199 D.A.

Ldg. Sea. William Thomas Charles Hawkes, O.N. 229617 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. George Richard Hunter, O.N. J. 15986 (Clh.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Eng. Lieut.-Cdr.Stanley Harris, R.N.R.

Lieut. Robert Strasenburg Pearce, R.N.R.

Act. Lieut. Alexander Robinson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Carl Hubert Sanders, R.N.

A.B. William Frederick Joseph Bittle, O.N. J.8556 (Ch.).

Ch. Motor Mech. Frederick Cottrell, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.1006.

 

III. Gibraltar.

 

The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the following honour and medals to the undermentioned Officer and Men:

 

To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.

Lieut.-Cdr. (act. Cdr.) Robert James Buchanan, R.N.

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Shipwt., 2nd Cl., Herbert John Collett, O.N. M8576 (P.O.).

Dkhnd. Harry Curman, R.N.R., O.N. 1207 D.A.

P.O. George Harold Jones, O.N. 184152 (R.F.R., Dev. B.2993).

Sea. Timothy Weadick, R.N.R., O.N. 4236A.

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Actg. Capt. Claude George Reginald Brandon, R.N.

Eng. Cdr. William James Blackford, R.N.R.

Lieut. Cecil Echlin Gerahty, R.N.V.R.

P.O. Joseph Bennett, O.N. 236643 (Dev.).

P.O. Teleg. Edward Noel Ashmole Dugdale, O.N. J24113 (Po.).

Carp. Tom George Joyce, M.M.R.

Sea. Laurence Laurenson, R.N.R., O.N. 1045L.

Ch. Sto. Arthur Middleton, O.N. 298694 (Ch.).

Greaser Alexander Milne, M.M.R.

Ch. Motor Mech. Henry Pirie, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.1711.

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Honours for Services in Ocean Escorts Between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.

 

The following awards have been approved:

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

C.P.O. George Edmund Bushell, O.N. 163411 (Po.).

C.P.O. George Clements, O.N. 187642 (Ch.).

S.B.A. Richard Cross, O.N. M15712 (Po.).

Trmr. John Day, M.M.R., No. 942162.

Ch. Arm. Charles John Halford, O.N. 169633 (Dev.).

2nd Writer Harry Edgar Hammond, O.N. M8456 (Dev.).

C.P.O. George Frederick Milton Lewis, O.N. 137980 (Ch.).

Actg. Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Henry Thomas Maddick, O.N. 189024 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Thomas Herbert North, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Bristol) 4/842.

Ch. Sto. William Paynter, O.N. 170606 (Dev.).

Sea. John Richard Pritchard, R.N.R., O.N 4286B.

Ldg. Sig. Charles Scott, O.N. 198107 (R.F.R. Ch./B8816).

C.P.O. William John Shillabeer, O.N. 146975- (R.F.R. Dev./A3940).

P.O., 1st Cl., Jonathan John Westhorpe, O.N. 162836 (Ch.).

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Cdr. (actg. Capt.) Harry Lumsden Boyle, R.N.

Cdr. Arthur Alured Mellih, D.S.O., R.N.

Eng. Cdr. Richard Mather, R.N.R.

Eng. Cdr. John Mackenzie, R.N.R.

Eng. Cdr. Richard Thomas, R.N.R.

Eng. Cdr. Carl Benjamin Frank Le Warn Rock, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. John Harrie Howard Scudamore, D.S.C., R.D., R.N.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Ernest Edkin, R.N.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Percy Leigh Webster, R.N.R.

Lieut. (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) Joshua Geoffrey Saunders, R.N.R.

Lieut, (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) Robert Rodgers, R.N.R.

Lieut. Richard Thomas Smailes, R.N.R.

Lieut. William Brewer Atkins Angus, R.N.R.

Lieut. William McWilliam Maclure, R.N.R.

Lieut. Patrick Whiteley Hebblethwaite, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Liguria Murchie, R.N.R. Eng.

Lieut. John Holden, R.N.R.

Eng. Lieut. John Ballantyne Inverdale, R.N.R.

Capt. Charles Hector Congdon, R.M.L.I.

Ch. Gnr. Albert John Guest, R.N.

Mid. Ernest Douglas Aynge Gibbs, R.N.R.

C.P.O. George William Bale, O.N. 162587 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., John James Beer, O.N. M1429 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. William Freake Bone, O.N. 228365 (R.F.R. Po./B5685).

C.P.O. William Henry Cheesewright, O.N. 16,6033 (Ch.).

Greaser Alfred Collins, M.M.R., No. 158657.

Act. Yeo. Sigs. Francis Etheridge, O.N. 193613 (R.F.R. Ch./B2298).

P.O. Frederick Charles Foster, O.N. 202176 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. Sidney William Grimsey, O.N. 195084 (Ch.).

P.O., 1st Cl., William Hunter, O.N. 198591 (Ch.).

Ship's Std. Willie George Landsdowne, O.N. 342424 (Po.)

Donkeyman Michael McNamara, M.M.R., No. 751522.

Offrs. Std., 2nd Cl., Edgar John Mason, O.N. L1309 (Dev.).

C P O. Ernest Edward Mobbs, O.N. 180946 (Ch.).

Greaser James Nicholas, M.M.R., No. 563471.

Ldg. Fireman Robert Nideau, M.M.R.

Pte William Porter, R.M.L.I., No. Po./7518.

M.A.A. Walter Setterfield, O.N. 151634 (Ch.).

Donkeyman James Stewart, M.M.R., No. 705257.

M.A.A. Thomas Wheatley, O.N. 350080 (Ch.).

Carp. James Wiseman, M.M.R., No. 878294.

 

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. (actg. Capt.) William Balfour Macdonald, R.N. In recognition of his services whilst attached to the Staff of the Eastern Force in Egypt and Palestine.

 

Cdr. (now actg. Capt.) James Wolfe Murray, R.N. Between the 14th and 28th August, 1918, displayed great resource in bringing H.M.S. "Suffolk's" 12-pounder guns rapidly into action, and showed an excellent example of coolness and bravery under fire during the battles in the Ussuri District.

 

Cdr. John Wilfred Scott, R.N. For valuable services in command of the units landed from H.M.S. "Cochrane" for the defence of Pechenga from the 3rd May, 1918, to the 29th September, 1918. During this period the force was frequently attacked by the enemy.

 

Lieut.-Cdr. Henry Hugh Gordon Dacres Stoker, R.N. In recognition of his gallantry in making the passage of the Dardanelles in command of H.M. Australian Submarine "A.E.2," on the 25th April, 1915.

 

Lieut. Charles Henry Allen, R.N. In recognition of his services as Commanding Officer of H.M. Submarine "E. 42," which carried out a successful attack on the German battle cruiser "Moltke," on the 25th April, 1918.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Lieut, (now Lieut.-Cdr.) Geoffrey Arthur Gordon Haggard, R.N. In recognition of his gallantry in H.M. Australian Submarine "A.E.2" during the passage of the Dardanelles on the 25th April, 1915.

 

Surg. Lieut. Neville Hardcastle Smith, R.N. In recognition of the bravery and devotion to duty displayed by him in carrying out his professional duties during the battles in the Ussuri district between the 14th and 28th August, 1918.

 

Capt. Vincent Christopher Brown, R.M.A. In recognition of his gallantry on the 10th and 12th May, when in command of a detachment of Royal Marines in action in the vicinity of Pechenga.

 

Capt. John Arthur Bath, R.M.L.I. Personally directed and controlled the firing of two of H.M.S. "Suffolk's" twelve-pounder guns against superior enemy forces in the battles on the Ussuri front between the 14th and 28th August, 1918. Showed coolness and resource under fire.

 

Gnr. John. Hawke Moffatt, RSN. Displayed great coolness and precision in directing the fire of two of H.M.S. "Suffolk's" twelve-pounder guns during the battles on thie Ussuri front between the 14th and 28th August, 1918. Mr. Moffatt set a high example of bravery under fire, and when his observation post was attacked, continued to direct the fire until the enemy was close upon him, and by so doing prevented the enemy's armoured train advancing at a critical period.

 

To receive a Bar to the Distinguished Service Cross.

 

Lieut. Lancelot Vivian Donne, D.S.C., R.N. First Lieutenant of H.M. Submarine "E.42" during the successful attack by that vessel on the German Battle Cruiser "Moltke" on the 25th April, 1918. The successful attack and the subsequent skilful manoeuvring of  "E.42" was largely due to his attention to detail and to his courage under trying conditions.

 

To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.

C.P.O. Harry Abbott, O.N. 160597 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A. Harry Burton Broomhead, O.N. 269514 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. H. A. Brown, R.A.N., O.N. 8096.

P.O. Herbert Buckman, O.N. 217504 (Ch.).

Pte. William George Geary, R.M.L.I., No. Po./18518.

Corpl. Oswell Griffiths, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./16055.

P.O. William Hobden, O.N. 176480 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. William Edward Holloway, O.N. 308926 (Ch.).

Corpl. William James Last, R.M.A., No. 10722.

Sergt. Arthur Levett, R.M.L.I., No. Po./6938.

Pte. William Ernest Lewington, R.M.L.I., No. Po,/16216.

Pte. William George Peters, R.M.L.I., No. Po./17265.

C.P.O. Frederick Raymond, M.S.M., O.N. 165573 (Po.).

P.O. Charles Thomas Sheather, O.N. 220623 (Po.).

Sto. Alexander Cassells Steel, O.N. K37729 (Po.).

A.B. Robert Brown Watson, O.N. 212184 (Po.).

Sergt. Edward Charles White, R.M.L.I., No. Po./13348.

 

To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Dkhnd. William Charles Bartlett, R.N.R., O.N. 19413D.A.

Dkhnd. Malcolm McDonald, R.N.R., O.N. 4667S.D.

Pte. Walter Harold Oiakes, R.M.L.I., No. Po./17644.

 

The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches:

Surg. Cdr. Charles James Edward Cock, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. (act. Cdr.) Edward Wollaston Kitson, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Roger Leigh Wiles, R.N.

Lieut. Clement Moody, R.N.

Lieut. John Pitt-Cary, R.N.

Lieut. Archibald Rettie, R.N.V.R

Surg. Lieut. John Forrest Smith, R.N.

Gnr. Ernest Bates, R.M.A., No. 12917.

C.E.R.A. Stephen Thomas Bell, O.N. 270766 (Po.).

S.R.A. Thomas Chapman, O.N. MS326 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Frank Harbert, O.N. J6503 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. H. Kinder, R.A.N., O.N. 7244.

Gnr. Harold Herbert Douglas Knibbs, R.M.A., O.N. 13325.

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Charles Phillip Leven, O.N. 271202 (Po.).

Sergt. Edgar Frederick Matthews, R.M.A., No. 7444.

P.O. William Shoesmith, O.N. 201040 (Po.).

Pte. Louis Snellgrove, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./338(S.).

A.B. John Henry Tribe, O.N. 237184 (Po.).

A.B. William John James Underwood, O.N. J3560 (Po.).

C.P.O. Charlie Vaughan, O.N. 153953 (Po.).

2nd Hnd. Albert William Wray, R.N.R., O.N. 18206D.A.

 

 


 

 

31316 - 29 APRIL 1919

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

The KING (is) pleased to signify His Majesty's intention of conferring Peerages of the United Kingdom on the following:

 

(included in general lists)

 

Baronets.

 

Captain Sir Charles Edward Heley Chadwyck-Healey, K.C.B., K.C., R.N.V.R. Intimately connected with the history of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Equipment and administration of the Hospital Ship "Queen Alexandra" for the Navy. Valuable service on the Admiralty Transport Arbitration Board.

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The KING (is) pleased to signify His Majesty's intention of conferring the honour of Knighthood on the following:

 

Captain John Malcolm Fraser, R.N.V.R. During the War has rendered valuable public service to the Admiralty.    

  

 


 

 

31331 - 6 MAY 1919

 

Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

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

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Mrs. Mary Lucy Cane, Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Winifred Dakyns, M.B.E., Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Dorothy Christian Hare, M.D., Assistant Director (Medical), W.R.N.S.

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Miss Helen Mary Beale, Deputy Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Mary Barbara Bennet, R.R.C., Nursing Sister, Q.A.R.N.N.S.

Miss Catherine Elizabeth Bennett, Deputy Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Muriel Innes Currey, Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Ida Mary Jermyn, Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Winefride Mary de L'Hôpital, Deputy Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Anna Buchanan Maclennan, Deputy Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Ethel Ivy Flora Matheson, M.B.E., Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Ethel Gladys Merston, Deputy Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Marjorie Mary Monkhouse, Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

The Hon. Mrs. Evelyn Maud Northcote, Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Katherine St.Aubyn Penrose, Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Ethel Martha Royden, Deputy Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Bertha Valpy, Deputy-Assistant Director W.R.N.S.

Miss Sydney Jeannetta Warner, Deputy Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Florence Ethel Warton, Deputy Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

 

To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Miss Eleanor Best, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Frances Evelyn Bradshaw, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Barbara Marion Craster. Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Annette Ina Crisp, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Dorothy Sybil Montague Eastwood, Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Margaret Georgina Mary Farrell, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Olga Heather Franklin, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Margery Godding, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Irene Alice Gye, Deputy Principal. W.R.N.S.

Miss Muriel Hardie, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Ada Noel Horsey, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Eleanor Marian James, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Katharine Margaret James, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Elizabeth Gairdner Johnston, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Florence Johnston, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Winifrid Esdaile Kersey, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Elvira Sibyl Marie Laughton, Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Marian Louie MacDonald, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Olive Moultrie Macleod, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Jean Margaret McEwan, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Basilina Ninian Mouat, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Mary Helen Maxwell Maunsell, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Isobel Helena Courtney Pettit, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Norah Gertrude Robinson, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Irene Mary Rope, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Vera Rachel Rubenstein, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Mary Constance Elizabeth Christine Strickland, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Margaret Alison Thorburn, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Helen Oliver Turnbull, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Maud Amy Margaret Wall, Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Gladys Mary Watts, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

 

The KING (is) pleased to confer the Medal of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire upon the undermentioned members of the Women's Royal Naval Service for services in connection with the War:

Miss Enid Beatrix Bell, Chief Section Leader (Mechanic).

Miss Mavis Carter, Chief Section Leader.

Miss Edith, Florence Coleman, Senior writer.

Mrs. Kathleen Cummings, Shorthand Typist.

Miss Madeleine D'Arcy, Chief Section Leader (Clerk).

Miss Gertrude Olive Dart, Chief Section Leader (Draughtswoman).

Miss Alison Marie Davies, Chief Section Leader (Clerk).

Miss Annie Sophia Dennis, Clerk.

Miss Agnes Evelyn Dove, Motor Driver.

Miss Doris Dove, Chief Section Leader (Shorthand Typist).

Miss Mabel Duckworth, Shorthand Typist.

Miss Katherine Duncan, Senior Writer.

Mrs. May Florence Evans, Chief Section Leader (Clerk).

Miss Dorothy Evelyn French, Senior Writer.

Mrs Rose Hayter, Chief Section Leader (Steward).

Miss Helen Fairlie Henderson, Telephone Operator.

Miss Amy Helen Jenner, Motor Driver.

Miss Marie Elizabeth Sophia Edith Maunsell, Chief Section Leader (Electrician).

Miss Evelyn Olive Perrett, Section Leader (Steward).

Mrs. Annie Anderson Reid. Senior Writer.

Miss Janet Smith, Chief Section Leader.

Miss Ida Gertrude Tidman, Chief Section Leader (Shorthand Typist).

________

 

Admiralty, S.W., 9th May, 1919.

 

The KING (is) pleased to award the Royal Red Cross Decoration to the undermentioned ladies in recognition of their valuable services in connection with the War:

 

Bar to Royal Red Cross, 1st Class.

Miss Mildred Lloyd Hughes, Head Sister, R.N. Hospital, Plymouth.

 

Royal Red Cross, 1st Class.

Miss Catherine Christina Renwick, Superintending Sister, R.N. Hospital, Gibraltar.

 

Royal Red Cross, 2nd Class.

Miss Alice Chirnside, Nursing Sister, Q.A.R.N.N.S.

Miss Marguerite Sarah Cockburn Gubb, Nursing Sister, Q.A.R.N.N.S.

Miss Mabel Charlotte Rosalie Bere, Nursing Sister, Q.A.R.N.N.S.

Miss Beatrice Sandes, Nursing Sister, Q.A.R.N.N.S.

Miss Bertha Marion Martin, Nursing Sister, Q.A.R.N.N.S.

Miss Mary Louisa Hocking, Nursing Sister, Q.A.R.N.N.S.

Miss Mary Jane Roberts, Nursing Sister, Q.A.R.N.N.S.

Miss Dorothy Grace Bryant, Nursing Sister, Q.A.R.N.N.S.

Miss Eliza Janet Williams, Nursing Sister, Q.A.R.N.N.S. Reserve.

Miss Maud Symonds, Nursing Sister, Q.A.R.N.N.S. Reserve.

Miss Harriet Frances Wells, Nursing Sister, Q.A.R.N.N.S. Reserve.

Mrs. Margaret Mary Tolhurst, Sister, R.N. Hospital, Hull.

Miss Sarah Smith, Sister, R.N. Hospital, Hull.

Miss Frances Elizabeth Barnes, V.A.D., Nursing Member in Charge, Naval Base Hospital, Poole.

Miss Evelyn Edwardes, Matron, R.N. Convalescent Hospital, Malvern.

Miss Isabell Fyfe, Matron, Smiley Cottage Hospital, Larne.

Mrs. Amy Elizabeth; Skinner, Head Sister, R.N. Hospital, Chatsworth.

Miss Kate Nichols, Sister in Charge, R.N. Auxiliary Hospital, Truro.

Miss Edith Bertha Meeson, V.A.D. Nursing Member, R.N. Hospital, Chatham.

Miss Margaret Marshall, V.A.D. Nursing Member, R.N. Hospital, Granton.

Miss Lucy Annie Brooks, Sister, St. John V.A.D. Hospital, Hull.

 

The undermentioned ladies have been brought to notice for valuable services in connection with the war:

Miss Mary Eleanor Cotton, V.A.D. Nursing Member, R.N. Hospital, Granton.

Miss Evelyn Helen McNair, V.A.D. Nursing Member, R.N. Hospital, Granton.

Miss Margaret Mary Hepburne Scott, V.A.D. Nursing Member, R.N. Hospital, Granton.

Miss Ruth Hall, V.A.D., R.N. Hospital, Hull.

Miss Dorothy Newell, Sister, St. John V.A.D. Hospital, Hull.

Miss Margaret Gray, V.A.D. Nursing Member, R.N. Hospital, Granton

 

 


 

 

31338 - 13 MAY 1919

 

War Office, 14th May, 1919.

 

(including)

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

 

T/Z2077 P.O. A. Dixon, M.M., Hood Bn., R.N.V.R, (South Shields). (M.M. gazetted 26th March 1917.) (1st Bar gazetted 19th March, 1918.) 

 

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

TZ/4826 P.O. T. M. Gardner, M.M., Hawke Bn., R.N.V.R. (North Shields).  (M.M. gazetted 19th February, 1917.) 

Deal/3165(S) Cpl. (A./Sjt:) G. T. Bradley, M.M., R.M. Med. Unit (Staveley). (M.M. gazetted 9th July, 1917.) 

CZ/2323 P.O. J. Watson, M.M., Hood Bn., R.N.V.R. (Glasgow). (M.M. gazetted 23rd February, 1918.) 

 

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

 

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

 

L.5/3146 C.P.O. Blore, C.G.M., A. R., Anson Bn. (London, E.G.).

T.Z/1962 C.P.O. Petty, D.C.M., J. W., Hawke Bn. (South Shields).

T.Z/.425 P.O. Bankhead, J. W., Hood Bn. (West Pelton).

K.P./345 P.O. Bell, W. H., Hawke Bn. (Methlay).

T.Z/4175 P.O. Buxton, V., Hood Bn. (Doncaster).

S.X.1/162 P.O. Evans, J. B., Anson Bn. (Brighton).

T.Z/1271 P.O. Gibson, C. E., Hawke Bn. (Ashington).

B.Z/577 P.O. Quirk, W., Hood Bn. (Swansea).

R/869 L.S. Codde, W., Hood Bn. (Barnstaple).

T.Z/1085 L.S. Ditchburn, A., Hawke Bn. (South Shields).

C.Z/1323 L.S. (H.G.) McPhail, J., Hawke Bn. (Whiteinch).

T.Z/6304 L.S, Mollett, J. A., Anson Bn. (South Shields).

B.Z/145 L.S. Rees, G. R. F., Anson Bn. (Cardiff).

C.Z/5777 L.S. Robertson, A., Hood Bn. (Carnoustie).

K.W/589 L.S. Turpin, T., Drake Bn. (Swinton). R/2178

A.B. Bailey, C., Drake Bn. (Dundee).

B.Z/4049 A.B. Bignell, W. H., Hawke Bn. (Sileby).

T.Z/4057 A.B. Bone, H., Hood Bn. (King's Lynn).

T.Z/3741 A.B. Browell, I. W., Hood Bn. (North Shields).

M.Z/772 A.B. Chatfield, D., Hood Bn. (Bootle).

T.Z/4680 A.B. Cousins, H. D., Hood Bn. (East Stanley).

R/1059 A.B. Day, E. E., Hood Bn. (Swaffham Bulbeck).

K.X/416 A.B. Douglass, A. J., Hood Bn. (Morpeth).

BZ/4028 A.B. Entwistle, J., Hood Bn. (Leicester).

R/5601 A.B. Fox, A. G., Anson Bn. (Wakefield).

T.Z/1702 A.B. (A./L.S.) Hislop, E., R.N.V.R. (South Shields).

T.Z/6416 A.B. Hurson, J. P., Hawke Bn. (Gateshead).

W.Z/1127 A.B. (A./L.S.) John, C. H., Hood Bn. (Tenby).

R/2715 A.B. (A,/L.S.) Last, W. H., Hood Bn. (Bury St. Edmunds).

W.Z/1680 A.B. Leyshon, G., Hawke Bn. (Swansea).

C.Z/4272 A.B. McGinty, J., Hawke Bn. (Paisley).

C.Z/7565 A.B. (H.G.) McNab, R. W., Hood Bn. (Glasgow).

C.Z/4623 A.B. (A /L.S.) McNaughton, J., R.N.V.R. (Glasgow).

C.Z/2757 A.B. Rennie, A., R.N.V.R. (Clydebank).

C.Z/7029 A.B. (H.G.) Spence, F. B., Anson. (Bn. (Arbrouth).

K.W/275 A.B. Stacey, H., R.N.V.R. (Conisboro').

K.X/245 A.B. (H.G.) Stagg, T. R., Drake Bn. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

R/5247 A.B. Storer, H. M., Hood Bn. (Nottingham).

T.Z/6447 A.B. Stuart, D. W., Hood Bn. (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

R/1719 A.B. (A./L.,S.) Stuttard, W., Hood Bn. (Colne).

K.X/197 A.B. (A./L.S.) Wilson, R., Hood Bn. (Edinburgh).

T.Z/1025 A.B. (A./L.S.) Wintle, N., Hood Bn. (Shiremoor).

T.i/3029 A.B. Wintrip, E., Anson Bn. (Amble).

 

Royal Marine Light Infantry.

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