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30536 - 19 FEBRUARY 1918




Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines.


The following Officers and Men have been Mentioned in Despatches:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



Honours for Miscellaneous Services.


The following Officers and men have been Mentioned in despatches:

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

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

Cdr. George Home Finnis, R.N.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



Honours for the Royal Naval Air Service.


The undermentioned rating has been Mentioned in despatches:

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



Honours to the Mercantile Marine


..... expression of commendation for their services - in carrying on the trade of the country during the war:

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

Capt. William Buswell.

Capt. Percy John Emmerson.

Capt. Francis Hastie.

Capt. John Howgate.

Capt. John Hughan.

Capt. George Clariadge Leonard Hunter.

Capt. David Jones.

Capt. William McCone.

Capt. Henry Charles Norris.

Capt. Hugh O'Neill.

Capt. John Ralph.

Capt. James Robert Ridland.

Capt. James Scott.

Capt. William Warden Stewart.

Capt. Ernest George Sturgeon.

Capt. Samuel Riley Valler.

Capt. Charles Frederick Williams.

Ch. Offr. Donald McPhee.

Ch. Engr. Edmund Arthur Field.

Ch. Engr. Edward Johnston.

2nd Mate Peter Burry.

2nd Mate James William Potts.

2nd Engr. Joseph Mackey.

2nd Engr. Samuel Sampson.

3rd Offr. David Duncan Cowieson.

3rd Offr. Robert Martin.

Apprentice George Younger.

Sea. John Alexander Adamson.

Sea. John Beer.

Sea. Charles Binney.

Sea. Arthur Edward Bonney.

Sea. John Burke.

Sea. George Henry Dutton.

Sea. Arthur David Ellis.

Sea. Benjamin Evans.

Sea. Henry Furse.

Sea. John Gibson.

Sea. David Hart.

Sea. Thomas Henry Kemp.

Sea. Angus MacKenzie.

Sea. Donald McAngus.

Sea. Joseph Madron.

Sea. Thomas Martin.

Sea. James Rawstron.

Sea. Charles Scobbie.

Sea. Joseph Vernon.

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

Std. John Robinson Purvis.




30564 - 5 MARCH 1918




Honours for Services in Destroyer and Torpedo Boat Flotillas


The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches - for services in Destroyer and Torpedo Boat Flotillas during the period ending 31st December, 1917:

Cdr. William Werden Wilson, R.N.

Cdr. Henry Haire-Forster, R.N.

Cdr. Richard Anthony Aston Plowden, R.N.

Cdr. Alan Frederic William Howard, R.N.

Cdr. Geoffrey Stewart Fleetwood Nash, R.N.

Engr. Cdr. David Edward Duke, R.N.

Engr. Cdr. Percy Pollard, R.N.

Engr. Cdr. Robert Beeman, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Ernest Cyril Brent, D.S.O., R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Fairfax Moresby Kerr, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. James Robert Carnegie Cavendish, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Sidney Frank Coopper, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Ernest William Roberts, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Thomas Henry Fielder Dampier-Child, R.N. (since drowned).

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Harold Baker Sears, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Lionel George Buchanan, R.N.

Engr. Lieut.-Cdr. Alfred Clowes Brook, R.N.

Lieut. Stuart Douglas Wilson, R.N.

Lieut. Charles Arthur Aisken Larcom, R.N.

Lieut. Guy Edward Cooper, R.N.

Lieut. John Harding, R.N.

Lieut. Alfred Creighton Collinson, R.N.

Lieut. Frank Charles Robert Younghusband, R.N.

Lieut. Clare George Vyner, R.N.

Lieut. Stephen Barry, R.N.

Lieut. Henry Steward Roome, R.N.

Eng. Lieut. Charles Bowden Smith, R.N.

Lieut. Alphonse Martin Tulloch. R.N.R.

Lieut. Kingsley Gordon Howe, R.N.R.

Lieut. William Ansdell Thompson, R.N.R.

Lieut. William Nicholls, R.N.R.

Lieut. Arthur Fortaleza Cummins, R.N.R.

Lieut. James Hassard Short, R.N.R.

Lieut. David James Singleton, R.N.R.

Lieut. Cecil William Bateson, R.N.V.R.

Surgn. Prob. Ian Maclaren Thompson, R.N.V.R.

Act. Mate George.Daniels Neate, R.N.

Ch. Bosn. William Ahern, R.N.

Ch. Art. Eng. Sydney Edwin Soper, R.N.

Ch. Art. Engr. John Ernest Mitchell, R.N.

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

Gnr. (T.) Wilford Joe Williams, R.N.

Gnr. (T.) John George Beaumont, R.N.

Gnr. (T.) Henry John Martin, R.N.

Gnr. Benjamin Plent, R.N.

Gnr. George Frederick William Adams, R.N.

Gnr. John Robert Harrison, R.N.

Art. Engr. Archibald Frank Fewins, R.N.

Art. Engr. John Berry, R.N.

E.R.A., 2nd C1., George Robert Abraham, O.N. M.1290 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., Arthur Dunhill Ainsworth, O.N. 269669 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sig. George Bushnell Anderson, O.N. J.2940 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st C1., Albert Henry Andrew, O.N. 268679 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto, Albert Baker, O.N. 276916 (Dev.).

P.O. William Edward Belson Barber, O.N. 162511 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Robert Barker, O.N. 297161 (Po.).

A.B. George Edwin Barrington, O.N. J. 19399 (Dev.).

P.O. Tom Albert Basten, O.N. 192928 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Percy Thomas Belsey, O.N. 207845 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Edward Charles Blake, O.N. 180887 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Frederick Boon, O.N. 215935 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Boyd, O.N. 268757 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. Glenworth Brimson, O.N. 207701 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Stephen Samuel Brooman, O.N. 152268 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. George Alfred Bustin, O.N. 282907 (Po.).

C.P.O. Frederick Burwood, O.N. 151107 (Po.).

P.O. Frederick George Capron, O.N. 185864 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Louis William Carpenter, O.N. 280521 (Po.).

P.O. Samuel Petherbridge Causley, O.N. 216625 (Dev.).

Ch. Arm. William George Chandler, O.N. 341522 (Ch.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Reubin Alfred Coaker, O.N. 202959 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Charles Cobley, O.N. 177893 (Dev.).

C.P.O. William Henry Collins, O.N. 158555 (Po.).

Sto., 1st Cl., John Connery, O.N. 280931 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. Edwin Francis Cooke, O.N. 229526 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., John Coutts, O.N. 160010 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Martin Cowley, O.N. 285334 (Ch.).

A.B. Edward Rowley Cribb, O.N. 208899 (Po.).

P.O. Charles Spencer Cross, O.N. 164892

Ldg. Sea. William White Cross, O.N. 209830 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A. Sidney Charles Dawson, O.N. 269858 (Po.).

Boy Teleg. Samuel William Edgar Dolbear, O.N. J.44705 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A. George Duguid, O.N. 270513 (Ch.).

A.B. Albert Edwards, O.N. 236345 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Henry Albert Elliott, O.N. 174437

C.P.O. Thomas Henry Fagence, O.N. 156206 (Po.).

P.O. Arthur William Fleming, O.N. 193039 (Po.).

P.O. Walter James Freeborn, O.N. 201781 (Dev.).

P.O. Nathan Frost, O.N. 214182 (Ch.).

A.B. Samuel Galton, O.N. S.S.3272 (Po.).

A.B. Hugh Garrett, O.N. 174856 (Po.).

C.P.O. William Harry Gibson, O.N. 166368 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Andrew Goble, O.N. 344520,(Po.).

C.E.R.A. Frederick William Goodall, O.N. 269202 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. John Gray, O.N. 286196 (Po.).

A.B. Arthur Grigg, O.N. J. 14351 (Po.).

Yeo. Sigs. John Grummett, O.N. 228076

Act. C.P.O. Charles Herbert Harding, O.N. 162932 (Po.).

A.B. William Carroll Harrison, O.N. 208714 (Po.).

A.B. Michael Hayes, O.N. 164523 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Thomas Hellier, O.N. 152890 (Dev.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Charles John Herve, O.N. S.S.113805 (Po.).

C.P.O. John Hibbs, O.N. 158482 (Po.).

Sto., 1st Cl., William James Hill, O.N. K13912 (Po.).

P.O., 1st Cl, William Henry Hodge, O.N. 171351 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Nelson Hughes, O.N. M1645 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. George Frederick Hurrell, O.N. 214588 (Po.).

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

P.O. Walter Johnson, O.N. 167780 (Po.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Alfred Ernest Jones, O.N. 271750 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. David Jonah Jones, O.N. 214797 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. Maurice Jones, O.N. 221992 (Ch.).

A.B. Harold William Langdon, O.N. J26087 (Dev.).

A.B. John Lillycran, O.N. 211739 (Dev.).

Act. C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Arthur Aubrey Lower, O.N. 272170 (Po.).

C.E.R.A. Robert Murray McCheyne, R.N.R., O.N. 392 E.B.

A.B. John McMann, O.N. S.S. 6504 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Urquhart Mackie, O.N. 270751 (Po.).

1st Writer Frank Crosby Macklin, O.N. 347177 (Po.).

C.P.O. John William Baker Marjoram, O.N. 191735 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Louis Joseph Maskey, O.N. K26899 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Charles Mathis, O.N. 283447 (Po.).

Ldg. Sig. Thomas Mitchell, O.N. 237772 (Dev.).

P.O. William Samuel Mockett, O.N. 184560 (Dev.).

Teleg. Stephen John Murphy, O.N. J32965 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., John Myles, O.N. 268687 (Ch.).

A.B. Frederick Thomas Newall, O.N. 212862 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Frederick George Nicholas, O.N. 272211 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. William Ewart Paltridge, O.N. 223726 (Dev.).

C.P.O. John Frank Parker, O.N. 171441 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Charles John Patterson, O.N. 268567 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. Percy Paxman, O.N. 293753 (Pa.).

Yeo. Sigs. William. Montague Peacock, O.N. 219927 (Ch.).

A.B. Owen Edward Peck, O.N. J20556 (Ch.).

P.O. Frederick Peek, O.N. 226410 (Dev.).

A.B. Alfred Petty, O.N. 289804 (Ch.).

Ldg. Teleg. John William Basil Phillips, O.N. J10426 (Po.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Fred Phillipson O.N. 272203 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Ernest George Phillis, O.N. K4723 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Harold Pinion, O.N. 236084 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. George Harry Pragnell, O.N. 309127 (Po.).

P.O. Charles Stephen Quint, O.N. 169876 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. Percy Frederick Redfern, O.N. 213400 (Dev.).

Ch. Shpwt. Thomas Revato, O.N. 342014 (Dev.).

P.O. Walter Lewis Rice, O.N. 182530 (Dev.).

P.O. William John Richards, O.N. 186544 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Henry George Salmon, O.N. 282597 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Ernest Sandalls, O.N. 281995 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., George Albert Sanders, O.N. 268231 (Dev.).

A.B. James Sidney Seagrove, O.N. 229134 (Ch.).

A.B. Michael Henry Searley, O.N. 216155 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. George Thomas Sears, O.N. 283496 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 4th Cl., Cecil John Sergent, O.N. M3296 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A. John George Henry Sheriff, O.N. 272485 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Charles Short, O.N. 163027 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Fred Skew, O.N. 288481 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. George Albert Edward Sorrell, O.N 239272 (Ch.).

P.O. Charles Spring, O.N. 237395 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., John Summers, O.N. 269589 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Richard Taylor, O.N. 270444 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Arthur Thomas, O.N. 272360 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., James Till, O.N. 269148 (Dev.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Reginald Stanley John Turner, O.N. S.S. 109267 (Dev.).

P.O. Frederick Willie Waller, O.N. 227583 (Po.).

C.P.O. William Henry Wargent, O.N. 177620 (Dev.).

Act. C.P.O. James Edward Watts, O.N. 180490 (Po.).

Sig. Frederick Welch, O.N. J24840 (Ch.).

A.B. Albert Edward Wheeler, O.N. 222308 (Po.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Patrick Whelan, O.N. 216551 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sto. Charles James Wickens, O.N. R15162 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., John Wills, O.N. 292726 (Dev.).

Offrs. Std., 1st Cl., Sidney Harold Woods, O.N. 360796 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., John William Wright, O.N. 272352 (Po.).



Honours for Miscellaneous Services


The undermentioned Officer and rating have been Mentioned in despatches:

Ch. Skpr. George Bee, R.N.R., 41 W.S.A. (killed).

A.B. Albert Edward French, O.N. 234666 (Ch.) (killed in action).




30581 - 15 MARCH 1918


Admiralty, 16th March, 1918.


Honours for Services in Action on the Occasion of the

Raid into the Straits of Dover by Enemy Destroyers on the Night of the 14th-15th February, 1918


The following Officers and Men have been Mentioned in Despatches:

Lieut. John Anderson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Robert Lee Bell, R.N.V.R.

Skpr. Robert Scott, R.N.R., 2350S.A.



Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines


The undermentioned Officer has been Mentioned in Despatches:

Skpr. James Gardiner, R.N.R., 1829S.A.



Honours for the Royal Naval Air Service


The following officers have been Mentioned in despatches:

Wing Cdr. Redford Henry Mulock, D.S.O., R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Christopher Eric Wood, R.N.A.S. (killed).



Honours for Miscellaneous Services.


(a) For services with the Royal Naval Siege Guns in France.


The undermentioned ratings have been Mentioned in despatches:

P.O. Mech. Horace Dawson, O.N. F4755.

C.P.O., 3rd Cl. (now Warrant Offr., 2nd Gr.) Alfred Ernest Le Sueur, O.N. F3413.

(b) For services with the Royal Naval Transport Service in France.


The following Officers and Rating have been Mentioned in despatches:

Cdr. John Herbert Jones, R.N.

Cdr. Berkeley Holme-Sumner, R.N.

Cdr. Edward Jackson Beaumont, R.N.

Flt. Payr. George Christopher Aubin Boyer, R.N.

Capt. William Kirby McKay, R.M. (Royal Marine Labour Corps).

Capt. James Andrew Paterson, R.M. (Royal Marine Labour Corps).

Ch. Writer Thomas Grills, O.N. 133073 (Po.).

(c) For Other Services.


The following Officer and men have been Mentioned in despatches:

Cdr. Charles Ewer Cundall, R.N.

P.O., 1st Cl., Richard Frederick Ainscough, O.N. 161367. (R.F.R. Ch./B2321).

P.O., 1st cl., Marks Joseph Crick Carter, O.N. 121154 (Ch.).

P.O., 2nd Cl., Samuel Whitehouse, O.N. 128682 (R.F.R., Po./A1147).




30616 - 5 APRIL 1918




Honours for Service in the Auxiliary Patrol.


The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches - in recognition of their services in vessels of the Auxiliary Patrol between 1 January and 31 December, 1917:

Cdr. Thomas James Spence Lyne, R.N.

Cdr. Alfred Spencer Gibb, D.S.O., R.D., R.N.R.

Lieut, (act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Hugh Ross Linklater, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Harold Ernest Clare, R.N.R.

Lieut. David Owens Evans, R.N.R.

Lieut. John George Waller, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Eagle Sizer, R.N.R.

Lieut. Edward Stewart Stavely Machon, R.N.R.

Lieut. Arnold Ernest McNab, R.N.R.

Lieut. Fred Lebern, R.N.R.

Lieut. Francis Herbert Hall, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Whitefield, R.N.R.

Lieut. William George Wilson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Henry Edmund Frogbrook, R.N.R.

Lieut. Hugh Owen, R.N.R.

Lieut. Alexander Brown, R.N.R.

Lieut. Hugh Richard Preston, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Joshua Symonds Neale, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. James Alexander Pollock, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Louis Mason, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. John Charles William Butler, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. J. Graham Howells, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. John Clarbour Smeal, R.N.V.R.

Ch. Skpr. George Herbert Treece Birch, R.N.R., 951W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. Alexander Cormack, R.N.R., 2042 W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. Richard Cowling, R.N.R., 601W.S.A.

Ch. Skpr. Herbert Gladstone North, R.N.R., 1406W.S.A.

Skpr. William Richard Bullen, R.N.R., 967W.S.A.

Skpr. Henry Bertram Clarke, R.N.R., 63W.S.A.

Skpr. John Cormack, R.N.R., 851W.S.A.

Skpr. Arthur William Dennis, 2670S.A.

Skpr. George William Doddington, R.N.R., 1925W.S.A.

Skpr. Thomas Fast Farley, R.N.R., 1221S.A.

Skpr. George Innes, R.N.R., 1480 W.S.A.

Skpr. William Saul Knights, R.N.R., 209W.S.A.

Skpr. George Moore, R.N.R., 193W.S.A.

Skpr. Ernest Pitman, R.N.R., 2128W.S.A.

Skpr. Bertie Roll, R.N.R., 85S.A.

Skpr. Arthur William Turrell, R.N.R., 940W.S.A.

Skpr. William Wright, R.N.R., 93W.S.A.

Ch. Motor Mech. Samuel Adams, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.750.

2nd Hnd. Arthur George Algar, R.N.R., O.N. 249D.A.

Ldg. Sea. Thomas Anderson, R.N.R., O.N. 6266 A.

Dkhnd. Frank Edward Baker, R.N.R., O.N. 15180 D.A.

2nd Hnd. William Britton, R.N.R., O.N. 2303S.A.

Engmn. Albert John Frederick Brown, R.N.R., O.N. 2852D.A.

2nd Hnd. John Brown, R.N.R., O.N. 877S.A.

Sea. George Arthur Cain, R.N.R., O.N. 3174 C.

2nd Hnd. Harry Catchpole, R.N.R., O.N. 923D.A.

Ch. Motor Mech. Stanley Collinson, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.1231.

Teleg. James Dunbar Coltart, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde) Z.7943.

2nd Hnd. Robert Cowling, R.N.R., O.N. 1183S.A.

Engmn. John Cross, R,N.R., O.N. 767E.S.

Engmn. Christopher Darnell, R.N.R., O.N. 3292E.S.

Engmn. John Middleton Dow, R.N.R., O.N. 1063E.S.

Ldg. Sea. Llewellyn Knollys Farley, O.N. 190506 (R.F.R. Ch./B.7318).

Sea. John Ford, R.N.R., O.N. 3648C.

1st Writer John Henry Gillard, O.N. 346444 (Ch.).

Engmn. John Gorton, R.N.R., O.N. 2276T.S.

2nd Hnd. Peter Green, R.N.R., O.N. 7408D.A.

Engmn. Charles Edward Guyton, R.N.R., O.N. 3348E.S.

Engmn. Thomas Hall, R.N.R., O.N. 4664E.S.

Engmn. John William Hatch, R.N.R., O.N. 771E.S.

2nd Hnd. William Hemp, R.N.R., O.N. 985D.A.

2nd Ship's Std. Denis George Higgins, O.N. M.5309 (Ch.).

2nd Hnd. George Thomas Hurn, R.N.R., O.N. 2276S.A.

Sea. Gifford Hunter, R.N.R., O.N. 3794C.

Sig. Walter Sydney Hyde, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z.3228.

Sea. Thomas Simpson Irvine, R.N.R., O.N. 7912A.

Engmn. Thomas Crathorne Jackson, R.N.R., O.N. 1181E.S.

Greaser Charles Jarvis, Mercantile Rating.

2nd Hnd. James Johnston, R.N.R., O.N. 9588D.A.

Trmr. Philip William Jones, R.N.R., O.N. 3828T.S.

A.B. Sidney Harold Jones, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z.5317.

Engmn. John Frederick Just, R.N.R., O.N. 1366E.S.

2nd. Hnd. William Keggin, R.N.R., O.N. 9772D.A.

Sig. Lewis Alexis Leslie. R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z3304.

Ch. Motor Mech. George Arthur Lock, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.663.

Engmn. George Longman, R.N.R., O.N. 1605E.S.

Ch. Motor Mech. Walter Lord, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.1541.

Sea. Francis MacKinnon, R.N.R., O.N. 3204B.

Sea. John McInnes, R.N.R., O.N. 3403B.

Dkhnd. Alexander McIntosh, R.N.R., O.N. 10913D.A.

Sea. Alexander McLennan, R.N.R., O.N. 3168B.

A.B. Andrew MacKay, Mercantile Rating. (Jason II.)

Dkhnd. William Mackenzie, R.N.R., O.N. 6110D.A.

2nd Hnd. Reuben John Melhuish, R.N.R., O.N. 2592D.A.

2nd Hnd. John William Morris, R.N.R., O.N. 1626S.A.

Teleg. Ernest Oliver, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Mersey) Z1589.

Dkhnd. Herbert James Ordway, R.N.R., O.N. 16620D.A.

Dkhnd. Alexander Wood Park, R.N.R., O.N. 5279D.A.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Frederick D. Parker, Mercantile Rating.

P.O. Peter Paton, R.N.R., O.N. 1651D.

Engmn. Walter John Popay, R.N.R., O.N. 2138E.S.

Ldg. Sea. John William Presswell, O.N. 155960 (R.F.R.Ch./B3248).

Dkhnd. Albert John Rose, R.N.R., O.N. 929D.A.

2nd Hnd. Ernest Newton Rust, R.N.R., O.N. 2751S.A.

Dkhnd. Thomas John Russan, R.N.R., O.N. 3769D.A.

W/T., Op., 1st Cl., John Bernard Salmon, R.N.R., O.N. 20W.T.S.

Sea. Cecil Robert Sharman, R.N.R., O.N. 7286A.

Dkhnd. John Edward James Sharman, D.S.M., R.N.R., O.N. 8586 D.A.

2nd Hnd. Walter Samuel Sharman, R.N.R., O.N. 7878D.A.

Ldg. Sea. Gilbert Smith, R.N.R., O.N. 3338C.

Dkhnd. John Stack, R.N.R., O.N. 7570D.A.

2nd Hnd. James Taylor, R.N.R., O.N. 18218.A.

P.O. John Thornton, O.N. 208119 (R.F.R. Ch./B10425).

Dkhnd. George Turner, R.N.R., O.N. 621S.D.

Engmn. Arthur Archibald Cornelius Tyrrell, R.N.R., O.N. 1990E.S.

Trmr. Alexander Walker, R.N.R., O.N. 5044T.S.

Engmn. Ernest Robert Ward, R.N.R., O.N. 632E.S.

Dkhnd. John George Wilson, R.N.R., O.N. 12045D.A.

2nd Hnd. William Wood, R.N.R., O.N. 2228S.A.

Ldg. Sig. John Woods, O.N. 214948 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. George Shirley Wright, O.N. 187480 (Ch.).



Honours for Service in Vessels Employed on Patrol and Escort Duty.


The undermentioned Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches - for services in Vessels of the Royal Navy employed on Patrol and Escort duty during the period 1st January to 31st December, 1917:

Capt. Frank Oswald Lewis, R.N.

Capt. William Leslie Elder, R.N.

Capt. Lawrence Leopold Dundas, R.N.

Capt. John Fenwick Warton, R.N.

Cdr. Adrian Holt Smyth, R.N.

Maj. Percy Molloy, R.M.L.I.

Lieut.-Cdr. Cosmo Bowyer Hastings, R.N.

Payr. (act. Staff Payr.) William George Ewart Enwright, R.N.

Lieut. Robert McMurtry, R.N.R.

Act. Lieut. William Henry Rowse, R.N.R.

Ldg. Sig. Alfred Henry Botting, O.N. 239566 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Samuel Briskham, O.N. 293496 (Ch.)

C.E.R.A. Thomas Frank Dennis, R.N.R., O.N. 1379 E.A.

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Leonard James Johnstone Farnie, O.N. M21629 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sign. Arthur Marsh, O.N. J13760 (Po.).

Ldg. Teleg. Leonard Parnaby, O.N. JS'2271 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. Charles Henry Rivers, O.N. 164315 (Dev.).



Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines


The undermentioned Officers and Men have been Mentioned in Despatches:

Lieut. John Noble Shipton, R.N.R.

Gnr. William Henry Osborne, R.N.

Skpr. George Anderson, R.N.R., 1736 W.S.A.

Skpr. James Garden, R.N.R., 1322 W.S.A.

Skpr. Harry Edward Howard, R.N.R., 1060 W.S.A.

Skpr. John May Milne, R.N.R., 1136 S.A.

Skpr. Benjamin George Reynolds, R.N.R., 2114 S.A.

Sea. John Anderson, R.N.R., O.N. 6168 A.

Sea. Donald Bain, R.N.R., O.N. 2178 A.

Ldg. Sig. Edwin John Bedford, O.N. J8852 (Po.).

Sea. John Burke, R.N.R., O.N. 5045 A

A.B. Robert Gibb, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde), 2/2184.

Ldg. Sto. Richard William Giles, O.N 302052 .(Po.).

P.O. John Charles Wilfred Hamon, O.N. 184089 (Po.).

E.R.A., 5th Cl., Frederick George Hallowell, O.N. M26307.

Ldg. Sea. Hubert Henry Herbert, O.N. J18798 (Po.).

Pte. John Hindle, R.M.L.I., No Po/12643 (Po/B1513).

Pte. James Charles Holmes, R.M.L.I., No Po/14326 (Po/B1549).

Pte. Richard Merryweather, R.M.L.I., No Po./16530 (Po./B.1522).

Sea. Simon Nicoll, R.N.R., O.N. 3698 B.

Lce.-Corpl. Arthur James Pescod, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./10926 (Ch./B.1109).

Trmr. Lewis Tait Ronnie, R.N.R., O.N. 3264 T.S.

Ldg. Sea. Arthur Domville Scorey, R.N.R., O.N. 7196 A.

Act. Ldg. Sea. William Walker, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde) 3/2302.

A.B. Cecil John Robert Wright, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z6250.



Honours for Miscellaneous Services


The undermentioned Officer and Man have been Mentioned in despatches:

Gnr. George Ernest Blackmore, R.N.

Engmn. George Gibson, R.N.R., O.N. 464.9 E.S.



Honours to the Mercantile Marine


..... expression of commendation for their services - in carrying on the trade of the country during the war:

Capt. James Anderson.

Capt. John McLeod Bell.

Capt. Frederick Galway Cadiz.

Capt. John Clarke.

Capt. John Robert Durkie.

Capt. Robert Murray Innes.

Capt. Joseph Spence Liddle.

Capt. James MacFarlane.

Capt. Christopher Morrison (killed).

Capt. Frederick Priestley.

Capt. Gerald Harrison Sheppard.

Capt. William Henry Stephens.

Capt. George Thomas St. John.

Capt. Alexander William Stoker.

Capt. David Talbot.

Chief Offr. Charles Duffill.

Chief Offr. Alfred Kennedy.

Chief Offr. James Sinclair.

Chief Engr. Thomas Arthur Alexander.

Chief Engr. George Thomas Dobson.

Chief Engr. Robert Fleming.

First Mate Thomas Henry Callister.

First Mate Isaac James Lewis.

First Mate William Miller.

Second Offr. Henry Hubert Armstrong.

Second Offr. William John Merchant.

Second Offr. Arthur Nicklen.

Second Offr. James Thomson.

Second Engr. George Ayland.

Second Engr. George Warren Darley.

Second Engr. Thomas Shotton Hart.

First Engr. William Robertson.

Second Mate William Dimsdale Dodds.

Second Mate David Jones.

Third Engr. James Gibb Brown.

Third Engr. William Hourston Keldie.

Third Engr. D. Millar.

Asst. Engr. Henry John Cooper.

Third Mate Peter L. J. Schoolmeester.

Fourth Engr. James Philp.

Fourth Engr. Robert William Jenkinson.

Apprentice John Appleby.

Apprentice Lionel Isaac Cartlidge.

Apprentice Oliver Charles Frederick Dray.

Apprentice William Martin (killed).

W./T. Op. Eric William Gardiner (killed).

Steward Henry Parkinson.

Quartermaster Charles Wrixton.




30635 - 16 APRIL 1918




Honours for Service in Mine-Sweeping Operations


..... in recognition of their services in minesweeping operations between the 1st April and 31st December, 1917 -


The following Officers and Men have been Mentioned in Despatches:

Capt. Hugh Schomberg Currey, D.S.O., R.N.

Lieut. (act. Lieut.-Cdr.) Robert Cunningham Warden, R.N.R.

Lieut. Edmund Davis, R.N.R.

Lieut. Arthur Smith Codling, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Hugh Merifield, R.N.R.

Lieut. Arthur Kenneth Inman, R.N.R.

Lieut. Thomas Nicholson Chapman, R.N.R.

Lieut. William Edwin Lindop, R.N.R.

Lieut. George Andrew Drummond, R.N.R.

Lieut. Frederick Joseph Reading, R.N.R.

Engr. Lieut. John Burgess Finney, R.N.R.

Lieut. Reginald Hubert Foley, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Samuel Rayer, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Richard Stirling, R.N.V.R.

Act. Lieut. Harry Stanley Endicott, R.N.R.

Sub-Lieut. Kenneth McPhail, R.N.R.

Ch. Skpr. Albert Earnest Faulkner, R.N.R., 129S.A.

Ch. Skpr. Edward Spencer Rilatt, R.N.R., 110 D.A.

Ch. Skpr. Peter Yorston, R.N.R., 1 W.S.A.

Act. Art. Engr. Frank Meachem, R.N.

Warrant Engr. Ernest Brinham, R.N.R.

Skpr. Andrew Buchan, R.N.R., 614 W.S.A.

Skpr. Herbert Burgess, R.N.R., 868 W.S.A.

Skpr. John Arthur Cleveland, R.N.R., 85 W.S.A.

Skpr. Frank Owen Dale, R.N.R., 117 S.A.

Skpr. William Turner Godfrey, R.N.R., 1290 W.S.A.

Skpr. Edward Job Hodgman, R.N.R., 30 W.S.A.

Skpr. Richard Ernest Kingdom, R.N.R., 78 S.A.

Skpr. Edwin Watson, R.N.R., 313 D.A.

Skpr. Alfred Willy Wilkinson, R.N.R., 840 W.S.A.

Skpr. Richard Wright, R.N.R., 608 S.A.

Skpr. William Roskell, R.N.R., 485 W.S.A.

Skpr. Patrick Joseph Quinlan, R.N.R., 1719 W.S.A.

Skpr. Charles Benjamin Olley, R.N.R., 19 W.S.A.

Skpr. Frederick Nutten, R.N.R., 1510 W.S.A.

Skpr. Joseph Potter Moran, R.N.R., 1352 W.S.A.

Act. Ldg. Sto. George Thomas Avenell, O.N. 281263 (R.F.R, Ch./B4828).

2nd hnd. James Barton, R.N.R., O.N. 775 D.A.

P.O. George Baxter, O.N. 206500 (Ch.).

Dkhnd. Percy John Bigge, R.N.R., O.N. 1439 D.A.

A.B. William Boyle, O.N. S.S. 838 (R.F.R. Ch./B6145).

C.P.O. Patrick Brosman, O.N. 176129 (Dev.).

2nd hnd. Thomas William Brown, R.N.R., O.N. 1814 D.A.

Engmn. James William Bryan, R.N.R., O.N. 1948 E.S.

Trmr. Allan Cook, R.N.R., O.N. 720 T.S.

Trmr. George Cox, R.N.R., O.N. 974 T.S.

Dkhnd. George Cutting. R.N.R., O.N. 2128 D.A.

Dkhnd. John William Davidson, R.N.R., O.N. 9196 D.A.

Ship's Std. Charles George Daysh, O.N. 344289 (Po.).

2nd Hnd. James Earl, R.N.R., O.N. 3850 D.A.

Act. Sto. P.O. Henry Robert Earle, O.N. K4658 (Po.).

Ldg. Dkhnd. Robert William Gallant, R.N.R. O.N. 391 D.A.

2nd Hnd. John Gallicker, R.N.R., O.N. 1767 S.A.

Dkhnd. William Henry Haigh, R.N.R., O.N. 988 S.D.

Dkhnd. George Halliwell, R.N.R., O.N. 1581 D.A.

Dkhnd. Thomas Hamilton, R.N.R., O.N. 1753 D.A.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Alfred William Haslam, R.N.R., O.N. 6342 D.A.

P.O., 1st Cl., Thomas Hogben O.N. 145294 (R.F.R., Ch. /A1832).

Trmr. John Innes, R.N.R., O.N/3167 T.S.

Dkhnd. Charles Frederick Jarvis, R.N.R., O.N. 11252 D.A.

Engmn. George Henry Johnson, R.N.R. O.N. 195 E.S.

Engmn. Fred Jones, R.N.R., O.N. 3116 E.S.

Trmr. John Kelly, R.N.R., O.N. 494 E.S.

Ldg. Fireman John Michael Peter Kenny, M.M.R., No. 769179.

A.B. John Lawson, O.N. J36041 (Po.).

Dkhnd. William George Little, R.N.R. 6208 D.A.

Dkhnd. Daniel Maclean, R.N.R., O.N. J10794 D.A.

P.O. John McLeod, R.N.R., O.N. 2055 D.

Act. C.P.O. Charles Stuart Masters, O.N. 178072 (R.F.R. Ch./B5425).

A.B. David Midwinter, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z1551.

2nd Hnd. James Milne, R.N.R. O.N. 2190 D.A.

Dkhnd. Jonathan Thomas Milne, R.N.R., O.N. 1556 D.A.

Dikhnd. Bertram Arthur Mitchell, R.N.R., O.N. 28 S.D.

P.O., 1st Cl., Charles William Morley, O.N. 194057 (R.F.R. Ch./B2885).

C.E.R.A. George Luke Murray, R.N.R., O.N. 850 E.A.

Trmr. David Newitt, R.N.R., O.N. 2967 S.T.

Dkhnd. Edgar Jeremiah Nichols, R.N.R., O.N. 1832 D.A.

Ldg. Sig. Alec Clement Orchard, O.N. J6049 (Dev.).

P.O. 1st Cl., Harry Edward Pallant, O.N. 186521 (Ch.).

Sea. William Samuel Parker, R.N.R., O.N. 4323 A.

Engmn. William Rogerson Porter, R.N.R., O.N. 144 E.S.

Ldg. Trmr. William James Porthouse, R.N.R., O.N. 281S.T.

Engmn. Henry Edgar Pughe, R.N.R., O.N. 75E.S.

Engmn. William Henry Quaggan, R.N-R., O.N. 496T.S.

Engmn. Nicholas Lumsden Reddy, R.N.R., O.N. 924E.S.

A.B. Louis Regis, O.N. 180777 (Po.).

Dkhnd. Joseph Anthony Reid, R.N.R., O.N. 70D.A.

Dkhnd. William Robinson, R.N.R., O.N. 159D.A.

P.O. Harold Rooks, O.N. 196424 (R.F.R. Ch./B8145).

A.B. William James Rowe, O.N. J47333 (Ch)

P.O., 1st C1., Seth Rumble, O.N. 177956 (Ch.).

Trmr. David Wilson Rutherford, R.N.R., O.N. 4894T.S

Act. P.O. Alfred Scammell, R.N.R., O.N. 4671B.

Engmn. Alexander Smith, R.N.R. O.N. 556E.S.

C.P.O. Frank John White, O.N. 148077 (Po.).

Dkhnd. James Wheer, R.N.R., O.N 5451D.A.

C.P.O. George Ernest Williams, O.N. 13217J (R.F.R. Po./A2821)



Honours for the Submarine Service


The undermentioned Officers and Men have been Mentioned in Despatches:

Cdr. William Reginald Denys Growther, R.N.

Eng. Lieut.-Cdr. (act. Eng. Cdr.) Charles Gordon Ham, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Reginald Burnard Darke, R.N.

Eng. Lieut.-Cdr. Colin Guy Breton, R.N.

Staff Payr. Fritz John Reger, R.N.

Lieut. Quentin Hunter Paterson, D.S.C., R.N.

Lieut. Ronald William Blacklock, R.N.

Lieut. Herbert Leopold Rendel, R.N.

Lieut. Leslie Thompson, R.N.R.

Lieut. Reginald John Eustace Dodds, R.N.R.

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

Art. Engr. Frederick Asker, R.N.

C.P.O. Thomas Blades, O.N. 185727 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sig. William Charlton, O.N. 223386 (Dev.).

P.O. Robert Craig, O.N. 224473 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Samuel Dolby, O.N. M1329 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Joseph Frederick Goldsmith, O.N. 308021 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. George Oswald Kemp, O.N. 232280 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Thomas Lloyd, O.N. 309612 (Ch.).

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

Ldg. Sto. Charles Morrison, O.N. K.5897 (Po.).

C.P.O. Frederick William New, O.N. 172369 (Po.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., William Henry Reed, O.N. 270900 (Po.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Thomas Lovell Scott, O.N. M124 (Po.).



Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines.


The undermentioned Officers and Men have been Mentioned in Despatches:

Capt. Gerald William Vivian, R.N.

Lieut. Donald Scott McGrath, R.N.

Lieut. James Lindsay Poppleton, R.N.R.

Lieut. Frank Edward Cradock, R.N.R.

Ch. Art. Engr. Joseph Hawkesworth, R.N.

Gnr. George Henry Wintle, R.N.

Skpr. William Frederick Eaton, R.N.R. 438W.S.A

Skpr. Henry Quayle, R.N.R., 2046W.S.A.

Mech. Thomas Henry Ball, O.N. 283840 (Ch.).

A.B. Bernard Beddoe, O.N. J29753 (Dev.).

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

Sea. Angus Smith. R.N.R., O.N. 2299A.

A.B. Leonard George Weaver, O.N. S.S.5969 (Dev.).



Honours for Miscellaneous Services.


The following Officer and Men have been Mentioned in despatches:

Gnr. Horace Percy Hamlyn, R.N.

A.B. Jeremiah Murphy, O.N. J19705 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Ormonde Pugh, O.N. S.8.116822 (Ch.).




30654 - 23 APRIL 1918




Honours for the Submarine Service


The following Officer and Men have been Mentioned in Despatches - in recognition of distinguished services performed in difficult circumstances and during a long period in British submarines operating in the Baltic Sea:

Lieut Cdr Hubert Vaughan Jones, R N

E R A 3rd Cl , Joseph William Brand, O N 272304 (Po )

Ldg Sea Alfred Ernest Carslake, O N J5430 (Dev)

Ldg Sea Alfred John Cossey, O N J10240 (Ch)

P.O. William Henry Croxall, O.N. 213307 (Po.).

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

A.B. Henry Barker Haynes, O.N. J3030 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., John McDougall, O.N. 269398 (Po.).

P.O. James Mackie, O.N. 224035 (Po.).

P.O. John Mansbridge, O.N. 193936 (Po.).

A.B. John Rayment, O.N. 234573 (Ch.).

P.O. Joseph Rooney, O.N. 233239 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sea. Sidney Henry Sayer, O.N. J8975 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. George Andrew Alexander Scott, O.N. 310703 (Po.).

Ldg. Sto. Owen Edward Selsby, O.N. 307757 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. William Fred Jeffries Simms, O.N. 214773 (Po.).

A.B. Algernon Percy Steel, O.N. 214623 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Albert Tuttle, O.N. 293488 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Stanley Elias Western, O.N. J6283 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Ernest Alfred White, O.N. M1660 (Ch.).



Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines.


The undermentioned Officers and Men have been Mentioned in Despatches:

Lieut. George Chisholm Reed, R.N.R.

Flt. Lieut. Charles Samuel Hay, R.N.A.S.

Skpr. Thomas Henry Quirk, R.N.R., 809S.A.

Dkhnd. Neil Beaton, R.N.R., O.N. 1805S.D.

Act. Air Mech., 1st Cl., George William Ewbank, O.N. F16420.

P.O. Thomas Hayes, O.N. 232391 (Dev.).

Ldg. Mech. Albert Timms, O.N. F20323.



Honours for Miscellaneous Services.


(i). Evacuation of Thermi Aerodrome.


The undermentioned Officer and Men have been Mentioned in Despatches:

Act. Gnr. (T.) (now Act. Mate) Harry Pursey, R.N.

Pte. John Mansfield Ryan, R.M.L I., No. Po./ 19256.

C.P.O. Jonathan Kellow Werry Tadd, O.N. 138185 (R.F.R., Dev./A3129)

(ii). - Operations on the Belgian Coast.


The undermentioned Officers and Men have been Mentioned in Despatches:

Cdr. Michael Barne, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Reginald James Blakeney Drew, R.N.

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

Lieut.-Cdr. Henry Forrester, D.S.C., R.N.

Asst. Payr. (Act. Payr.) Charles Gordon Clark, R.N.R.

Ch. Art. Ehg. John Wright, R.N.

Warrant Shipwt. Richard Charles Ward, R.N.

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Thomas Brooks, O.N. 270675 (Dev.).

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

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., George Carter, O.N. 270392 (Ch.).

P.O. Frederick Champness, O.N. 188738 (Ch.).

Act. Ch. Sto. George Henry Crabb (alias Harry Clark), O.N. 283374 (Po.).

Sto. P. O. Albert Davey, D.S.M., O.N. 312329 (Dev.).

A.B. Herbert Thomas Gilbert, O.N. 214333 (Dev.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Michael Henry, O.N. 307662 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Edgar Hooper, O.N. M55 (Po.).

Ldg. Sto. Percival Edward Clifford Knightly, O.N. 310304 (Ch.).

C.P.O. George Thomas Lee, O.N. 181610 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Albert Alfred James Limbrick, O.N. J6947 (Po.).

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

Sea. Malcolm McLean, R.N.R., O.N. 4280B.

A.B. Sidney Thomas Major, O.N. J16838 (Po.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Frederick Pardey, O.N. 164067 (R.F.R. Po./B.976).

Corpl. Francis Parkins, R.M.L.I., No. Po./11501.

Sto. P.O. Henry Charles Rainbow, O.N. 296938 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs Garnet Sims, O.N 223617 (Ch.)

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Charles Smith, O.N. 268716 (Ch.).

P.O. Edward Standen, O.N. 188223 (Ch.).

Ch. Arm. David Waters, O.N. 342002 (Ch.).

P.O. Teleg. Thomas Walter Woodhouse, O.N. 238833 (Ch.).

(iii). Miscellaneous.


The undermentioned Officers have been Mentioned in despatches:

Lieut. Claude Bennett Walker, D.S.C., R.N.R.

Asst. Payr. (Act. Payr.) Charles William Joseph Horsley, R.N.R.



Honours for the Royal Naval Air Service.


(1) Dunkirk.


The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches - in recognition of their services at Dunkirk:

Fleet Payr. Frederick Richard Waymouth, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. René Bull, R.N.V.R.

Sqdrn. Cdr. Warwick Wright, R.N.A.S.

Lieut. Archibald Sydney Cheshire., R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Walter Dorston Wain, R.N.V.R.

Hon Dental Surgeon Herbert J. Corin, R.N.V.R.

P.O. (W./T.) Harry Ayes, O.N. F422.

C.P.O. (R./H.) Percy Coyle, O.N. 218288 (Ch.).

P.O. (E) Horace Dawson, O.N. F4755.

C.P.O. (E.) William Griffiths, O.N. F8339.

P.O. (W.) Edward Charles Hopper, O.N. F5113.

P.O. Mech. Albert Edward Humphrey, O.N. F2348.

Ldg. Mech. (C.) Richard Frederick Manders, O.N. F11078.

Ldg. Mech. (E.) Francis Robert Maskell, O.N. F8.

C.P.O., 3rd Gr. (E.), Lawrence Grant Miles, O.N. F1149.

P.O. (C.) John Millar Mitchell, O.N. F3689.

P.O. (E.) Hubert Wilfred Newill, O.N. F2272.

P.O. (E.) Victor Sydney Parker, O.N. F2220.

P.O. (C.) Reginald William Petch, O.N. F9289.

C.P.O., 3rd Gr. (E.), William Charles Reeves, O.N. F3123.

C.P.O., 3rd Gr. (E.), Archibald Smith, O.N. F1594.

C.P.O., 3rd Gr. (E.), James Rupert Strachan, O.N. F2461.

P.O. (C.) Ernest Strain, O.N. F2101.

C.P.O., 1st Gr. (E.), Robert Tuck, O.N. 271357 (Po.).

(2) Miscellaneous.


The following Officer and men have been Mentioned in Despatches:

Warrant Offr., 2nd Gr., Albert Henry Mitchell, R.N.A.S.

Ldg. Mech. Arthur Copp, O.N. F.560.

P.O. (R./H.) Alfred Parish, O.N. F.9288.



Honours for the Mercantile Marine


..... expression of commendation for their services - in carrying on the trade of the country during the war:

Capt. William Black.

Capt. Arthur Holt.

Capt. William Graham Lockey.

Capt. John Maddrell.

Capt. John Morrison.

Capt. William Montgomery Tate.

Capt. John Wilson Thomson

Chief Offr. Reginald Mehegan.

Chief Engr. Robert Murray.

Chief Engr. Neil Philip Robertson.

Chief Engr. Herbert Squires.

Chief Engr. Harold Sutherns.

Mate John Christie.

Second Offr. Robert Wastell.

Second Engr Arthur Fleming (since supposed drowned)

Apprentice Cyril David Slater.




30662 - 30 APRIL 1918




Honours for the Royal Naval Air Service.


The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches - for zeal and devotion to duty during the period from 1st July to 31st December, 1917:

Wing Capt. Henry Percy Smyth-Osbourne. R.N.

Wing Cdr. Thomas Reginald Cave-Brown-Cave, R.N.

Sqdrn. Cdr. James Lindsay Travers, R.N.A.S.

Sqdrn. Cdr. Lancelot Tomkinson, R.N.

Sqdrn. Cdr. Robert Hilton Jones, R.N.A.S.

Sqdrn. Cdr. Ralph James Jean Hope-Vere, R.N.A.S.

Sqdrn. Cdr. George Herbert Scott, R.N.A.S.

Sqdrn. Obs. Frederick Holland Swann, R.N.A.S.

Sqdrn. Obs. Gordon Lindsay Thomson, D.S.C., R.N.A.S.

Lieut.-Cdr. Reginald Blayney Bulteen Colmore, R.N. (Flt. Cdr., R.N.A.S.).

Flt. Cdr. (act. Sqdrn. Cdr.) Eric John Hodsoll, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Benjamin Travers, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Maurice Edward Arthur Wright, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Norman Carter Blanch, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Edward Stewart Cripps, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. George Hind Jackson, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Walter Kerneys Francis Goodall Warneford, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Cdr. Bernard Cyril Windeler, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. William Henry Shields Aplin. R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Percy Eric Maitland, R.N.

Flt. Lieut. Charles Henry Walsh Godfrey, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. William Godfrey Pigott, R.N.

Flt. Lieut. George Robert Irving Snow, R.N.

Flt. Lieut. William Bertram Callaway, R.N.

Flt. Lieut. John Francis Dixon, D.S.C., R.N.A.S. (killed).

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

Flt. Lieut. Dudley Basil Mackenzie Hume, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Lionel Mundy Bailey, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Thomas Edward Barham Howe, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Wilson Edward Cole Parry, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Goodwin Howard Thomas Barnes, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Thomas Cooper Pattinson, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Edward John Addis, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Joseph Albert Edward Vowles, R.N.A S.

Obs. Sub-Lieut. Duncan Gerald McGregor, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Albert Ward, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Sub-Lieut. Stafford Berkeley Harris, R.N.

Prob. Obs. Sub-Lieut. Gilbert George Speight, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 1st Gr., Frank Susans, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Frederick Edward Bishop, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Robert William Edwards, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Albert Page, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Frank Wiltshire, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Henry James Usher, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., William Wheatley, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Harry Williams, R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Louis James Chandler. R.N.A.S.

Warrt. Off., 2nd Gr., Ernest Walter Mann, R.N.A.S.

Lieut.-Cdr. (actg. Cdr.) Lawrence Hugh Strain, D.S.C., R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Alfred Stanley Halliwell, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Thomas Anthony Monckton, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. George Henry Abell, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Arthur Sydney Langley, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Arthur Partridge, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Charles Cyril Turner, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. George Hazelton, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. (actg. Cdr.) George William Frederick Fraser, R.N.V.R.

Lieut, (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) Felton Atkinson, R.N.V.R.

Lieut, (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) Denzil Adair Bartlett Morle, R.N V.R.

Lieut. Vivian Arthur Fenton Bellamy, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Cuthbert Harrison, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. James Robinson. R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Richard Minshall Spencer Veal, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. John Kilner Wells, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Oswald Clutterbuck Williams, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. John Chapman, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. William Walter Farthing. R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Colin Kingsley Jupp, R N.V.R.

Lieut. Frederick Smith, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Ralph Spickernell. R.N.V.R.

Lieut. William Young, R.N.V.R.

Sub-Lieut. Charles Robert Egerton Pope, R.N.V.R.

Sub-Lieut. Frederick Kynaston Wells, R.N.V.R.

Ldg. Mech. Thomas Adam, O.N. F.10687.

Ldg. Mech. (E) Albert Edward Allard, O.N. F.13318.

Ldg. Mech. Thomas Bruce Arlette, O.N. F. 19966.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., Clifford Armitage, O.N. F.6981.

Ldg. Mech. John Alfred Askew, O.N. F.28288.

C.P.O. Mech. 3rd Gr., Bertram Arthur Bagnall. O.N. F.345.

Act. Air Mech., 1st Gr., William Baker, O.N. F.11681.

P.O. Mech. William James Bartle, O.N. F.7053.

Air Mech. 1st Gr., William Henry Barton, O.N. F.12834.

M.A.A. Harry Cecil Beeton, O.N. 167555 (Ch.).

P.O. Mech. (E) Boland Bellian, O.N. F.1082.

Ldg. Mech. (E) William Alfred Betteley, O.N. F.8387.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., (E) John Birt Bishop, O.N. F.4277.

Ldg. A.C. Herbert William Bompas, O.N. F. 14638.

Ldg. Sea. Sydney Boucher, R.N.V.R., O.N. A.A.1209.

P.O. Mech. (E) Francis Edward Bowden, ON. F 12163.

C.P.O. Mech. 3rd Gr. (E) Oliver Charles Bown. O.N. F.2661.

Ldg. Mech. Simon Bremner, O.N. F.6884.

C.P.O. Mech. 3rd Gr., Ernest James Bristow, O.N. F.7180.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., Noel Stuart Calder, O.N. F. 3641.

Air Mech., 1st Gr., (E), Crawford Calver, O.N. F. 18438.

P O. Mech. (C) Albert George Carr, O.N. F.9778.

Act. Air Mech., 1st Gr., (E), William George Chapman, O.N. F.2573.

Air Mech., 1st Gr., Walter Leonard Clark, O.N. F.3947

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., William Clayton, O.N. F.673.

P.O. Mech. Edwin Allen Coates, O.N. 237750 (Dev.).

Air Mech., 2nd Gr., Jack Collett (killed), O.N. F.20396.

P.O. Mech. Walter Laidlow Collyer, O.N. F.894.

P.O. 1st Cl., George Arnold-Constable, O.N. L.8855.

Ldg. Mech. Thomas Geoffrey Cook, O.N. F.19710.

Ldg. Mech. John Cooper, O.N. F.3726.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., Alfred Emmanuel Crespin, O.N. F.7719.

Air Mech., 1st Gr., Harold Frank Crespin, O.N. F.2403.

Ldg. Mech. Harold Wishaw Crisp, O.N. F.266.

Ldg. Mech. Charles Arthur Cross, O.N. F.2066.

Air Mech., 1st Gr., (E), Arthur Harcombe Cuff, O.N. F.3671.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., Albert Herbert Cummings, O.N. F.667.

Air Mech., 2nd Gr., Arthur Manser Daniels, O.N. F.13488.

P.O. Mech. Arthur William Deed, O.N. F.2108.

Air Mech, 1st Gr., (C), Charles William Deuchar, O.N. F.8808.

C.P.O. Mech. Thomas Alfred Dimon, O.N. 170694 (Dev.).

P.O. Mech. Laurence Doyle, O.N. 15210 (Dev.).

Ldg. Mech. Richard Duckett, O.N. F. 12458.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., (E) Francis George Eekford, O.N. F.217.

Ldg. Mech. (E) Francis John Emerson, O.N. F.1057.

Ldg. Draughtsman Thomas William Feasey, O.N. F.13026.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., Charles Folley, O.N. F.9512.

Act. Air Mech., 1st Gr., Richard Ford, O.N. F.5780.

P.O. Mech. (E) Sydney Thomas Fowler, O.N. F.4655.

Ldg. A.C. William Franklin, O.N. F.17143.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., William Drake Frost, O.N. F.3997.

Air Mech., 1st Gr., George Henry Frost, O.N. F.7656.

P.O. Mech. (E) Ernest James Garner, O.N. F.378.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., William Sidney Gilbert, O.N. F.9102.

Ldg. Mech. (C) Harry Edwin Goodrick, O.N. F.7778.

Air Mech., 1st Gr., (E) Frank Grant, O.N. F.11338.

P.O. Mech. John McLeod Gray, O.N. F. 18460.

Ldg. Mech. Walter John Gulliver, O.N. F.2947.

P.O. Mech. (C) Charles Geoffrey Hine, O.N. F.10996.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr. (E) William Frederick Inns, O.N. M. 14393 (Ch.).

P.O. Mech. William David Jones, O.N. F. 10549.

P.O. Mech. (C) George Frederick Kemp, O.N. F.12612.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., Arthur Hansen Knight, O.N. 202087 (Ch.).

Ch. Ship's Cook Alfred Henry Knight, O.N. 247120 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., Arthur Knowles, O.N. F.3359.

Ldg. Mech. (E) Augustus Charles Lane, O.N. F.5595.

Ldg. Mech. William George Lavender, O.N. F.11477.

Act. Air Mech., 1st Gr., Harold Leadbetter, O.N. J.3300 (Dev.).

Ldg. Mech. Charles James Lofts, O.N. F.6430.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., Claud Arthur Longhurst, O.N. F.5521.

Ldg. Mech. Jack Harry Manser, O.N. F.29004.

P.O. Mech. Reginald James Marfleet, O.N. F.12604.

C.P.O. John Marra, O.N. 104578 (R.F.R., Po./A1268).

Act. Air Mech., 1st Gr., James Ernest Martin (killed), O.N. J.34195 (Po.).

P.O. Mech. (E) Ernest William Martin, O.N. F.319.

A.B. James White Miller, O.N. 226447 (Ch.).

Act. Ldg. Mech. Leonard Cecil Moss, O.N. F.907.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., Henry George Mugridge, O.N. G. 11854 (Ch.).

Ldg. Mech. John Alfred Victor Murfin, O.N. F.18271.

Ldg. Mech. Harold Neville, O.N. F.8215.

Air Mech., 1st Gr. (E) Mervyn Nunn, O.N. F.742.

C.P.O. Edwin Scoby Oak-Rhind, R.N.V.R., O.N. A.A.1415.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., Edward Charles Parker, O.N. F.3331.

Ldg. Mech. William Henry Pascoe, O.N. F.5141.

Act. Air Mech., 1st Gr., Frank Frederick Petersen, O.N. F. 10567.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., Herbert Lewellen Pitt, O.N. F.145.

C.P.O. Mech., 1st Gr., Robert John Menlove Platt, D.S.M., O.N. F.393.

P.O. Mech. George Ernest Plumpton, O.N. F. 18405.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., Thomas William Print, O.N. F.5636.

Air Mech., 1st Gr., Percy Alfred Reeves, O.N. F.3895.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr. (E) Frederick Peter Revie, O.N. F.5402.

Ldg. Mech. Albert Ernest Rosevear, O.N. F.5052.

Ldg. Mech. William Sydney Russell, O.N. F.18854.

Act. P.O. Mech. Samuel Ernest Oliver Russell, O.N. F.10609.

Ldg. Mech. (E) James Benjamin Sanders, O.N. F.9657.

Ldg. Mech. Louis Francis Short, O.N. F.8173.

P.O. Mech. (C) Frederick John Smart, O.N. F.19780.

P.O. Mech. (E) Sidney John Smith, O.N. F.330.

P.O. Mech. James Smith, O.N. F.3735.

P.O. Mech. (C) Henry William Smith, O.N. F.11213.

P.O. Mech. Herbert Benjamin Smith, O.N. F. 14607.

Ldg. Mech. Frederick Nelson Squire, O.N. F.9397.

P.O. Mech. (C) William John Squire, O.N. F.4309.

P.O. Mech. (E) Sidney Stilwell, O.N. F.210.

P.O. Mech. (E) Caleb Stimpson, O.N. F.3344.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., (E) Harry Tatem. O.N. F.253.

Ldg. Mech. Ernest Samuel Temperton, O.N.F.13564.

C.P.O. Keen., 3rd Gr., Joseph Thomas, O.N.F.307.

Act. Air Mech., 1st Gr., (E) Frank Thompson, O.N.F.8907.

Ldg. Mech. Frederick Thorn, O.N. 228367 (Ch.).

Air Mech., 1st Gr., Percy Joseph Luckman Tigg, O.N. F.24996.

P.O. Mech. Frederick James Tucker, O.N.F.7733.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., (E), Sidney Upton, O.N. M.3933 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gr., John George Westropp Wicks, O.N. F.8128.

Ldg. Mech. Arthur William Whistlecraft, O.N. F.I972.

P.O. Mech., 1st Gr., (E) Ernest Rogers Whyte (killed), O.N. F.2824.

C.P.O. 3rd Gr., (E), Moses William Winterbottom, O.N. F.689.

Ship's Std. Robert James Wyatt, O.N. 341138 (Ch.).




30687 - 14 MAY 1918




Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines.


The following Officer and Men have been Mentioned in Despatches:

Asst. Payr. George William Turner, R.N.R. (killed).

Act. Ldg. Sea. Andrew Couper, R.N.R., O.N. 3604C.

Act. Ldg. Sea. Frederick William Fairweather, O.N. 206795 (R.F.R., Po./B.6370).

Act. Ldg. Sea. Percy Griffiths, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Tyneside), Z.9343.

Ldg. Sea. Francis Kelly, R.N.R., O.N. 1700C. (drowned).

Act. Ldg. Sea. John McKenzie, R.N.R., O.N. 3628C.

Sea. Philip Pigg, R.N.R., O.N. 7363A.

A.B. Charles Swansborough, O.N. 192215 (R.F.R., Ch./B.6355).

A.B. George Taylor, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Mersey) Z.1218.



Honours for Services in the Auxiliary Patrol.


The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in Despatches -  in recognition of their services in vessels of the Auxiliary Patrol abroad between 1st January and 31st December, 1917:

Lieut. Gladwyn Parry, R.N.R.

Lieut. Samuel Nevill Neild, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. William Stevenson Clucas, R.N.V.R.

P.O., 2nd Cl., Edward Adams, O.N. 126231 (R.F.R., PO./A.1855).

Ch. Motor Mech. Wilfred Douglas Capel, O.N. M.B.825.

Dkhnd. John Fairweather, R.N.R., O.N. 11630D.A.

W./T. Op., 1st Cl., Leonard Haines, R N.R., O.N. 324W.T.S.

Sig. James Manning Rees, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Bristol) Z.307.

Engmn. Alexander Third, R.N.R., O.N. 712E.S.



Honours for the Royal Naval Air Service.


(i.) For services in Mesopotamia:


The following Officers have been Mentioned in despatches:

Wing Cdr. Frederick William Bowhill, R.N.A.S.

Flt. Lieut. Cecil Bell Gasson, R.N.A.S.

Obs. Lieut. Ernest Frederick Turner, R.N.A.S.



Honours for the Naval Armoured Car Squadron


The following officers and men have been Mentioned in despatches - in recognition of their services with the Naval Armoured Car Squadron during the Russian retreat from Galicia in July and August, 1917:

Lieut.-Cdr. Alpress Harold Ruston, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. William Huyshe Yeatman-Biggs, R.N.V.R.

Surgn. Maitland Bodley Scott, R.N.

Lieut. Leslie Reginald Hulls, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Geoffrey Noel Gawler, R.N.V.R.

Sub-Lieut. Alexander William Southam, R.N.V.R.

Warrt. Offr., 2nd Gr., Leonard Gutteridge, R.N.A.S.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gr., James Douglas Wallace, O.N. F.2929.

C.P.O. Mech. 3rd Gr., Harold Vincent Cox, O.N. F.5975.

C.P.O. Mech. 3rd Gr., James Murray, O.N. F.2873.

P.O. Mech. Craig Wright, O.N. F.2748.

P.O. Mech. Edgar Charles Savory, O.N. F.6224.

P.O. Mech. James Standfield, O.N. F. 10136.

P.O. Mech. William Ritchie, O.N. F. 10109.

P.O. Mech. Stanley Alfred Radway, O.N. F.3810.

P.O. Mech. William Reed, O.N. F. 10101.

P.O. Mech. Samuel Deane, O.N. F.2883.

P.O. Mech. John Crook, O.N. F.9708.

P.O. Mech. Thomas Weller, O.N. F.3230.

P.O. Mech. Edward Henry Adams, O.N. F.9467.

Ward Master Robert Haslam, O.N. M.9226.



Honours for Miscellaneous Services


(i) Action in the Heligoland Bight on the 11th November, 1917.


The following Officers and Men have been Mentioned in despatches:

Capt. Herbert Laurence Edwards, R.N. (died of wounds).

Lieut. Henry Cecil Courtney Clarke, R.N.

P.O. William Ernest Gibbons, O.N. 236405 (Ch.).

S.B.S. Ernest James Percy Mobbs, O.N. 351251 (Ch.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Percy Robert Pinkney, O.N. 198952 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., William Henry Pollard, O.N. 271793 (Dev.).

(ii) Services on the Mediterranean Station.


The following Officers and Men have been Mentioned in Despatches:

Engr. Cdr. Lewis Jones Watson, R.N.

Engr. Cdr. Hugh Harford Ricketts, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Spencer Reginald Strettell Richards, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Horace Hallings Tatham, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Henry Croker Pellow, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. John Phelips Farquharson, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. William Gordon Benn, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Edward Neville Mortimer, R.A.N.

Lieut. Desmond Adair Stride, R.N.

Lieut. Hugh Percival Chubb, R.N.

Lieut. John James Pomeroy, R.N.

Act. Lieut. Sidney William Brooks, R.N.

Lieut. Rupert Hedley Walley, R.N.R.

Lieut. James Montgomery, R.N.R.

Lieut. James Joseph Clarke, R.N.R.

Lieut. James Kiero Moakes, R.N.R.

Lieut. Charles Gardine Byron, R.N.R.

Lieut. William Taylor Poustie, R.N.R.

Asst. Payr. (act. Payr.) Henry James Crane, R.N.R.

Sub-Lieut. William Alexander Elliot, R.N.

Asst. Payr. (Act.) Ralph Edward Tugman, R.N.

Ch. Bos'n Mark Jopling, R.N.

Ch. Sig. Bos'n William James Cusack, R.N.

Commd. Shipwt. Arthur James Dale, R.N.

Gnr. Gurth Henry Davies, R.N.

Bos'n Edmond Daly, R.N.

Warrt. Shipwt. Charles Reginald Haley, R.N.

Art. Engr. James McOustra, R.N.

Skpr. George William Stacey, R.N.R., 1969 W.S.A.

A.B. William Ansley, R.A.N., O.N. 4084 (Melbourne).

P.O. Teleg. Albert Edward Baker, D.S.M., O.N. J2103 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Charles Daniel Barren, O.N. 270906 (Ch.).

S.S.A. Frederick George Bazley, O.N. M5345 (Dev.).

P.O. Thomas Francis Beck, O.N. 212297 (Po.).

C.E.R.A. Albert Blake, O.N. 268535 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. Arthur Brereton, O.N. 282340 (Po.).

Dkhnd. John Brown, R.N.R., O.N. 3919 D.A.

Ch. Arm. Alfred Henry Butler, O.N. 341764 (Ch.).

P.O. Teleg. George James Mead Butler, O.N. 176310 (Dev.).

Ldg. Teleg. Harold Alfred Cheer, O.N. J8558 (Ch.).

S.B.S. William John Collins, O.N. 350755 (Dev.).

C.P.O. William James Coombes, O.N. 155392 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A. John William Corrie, R.N.R., O.N. 1054 E.A.

C.P.O. Sidney Richard Degerdon, O.N. 178476 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A. John Hall Devonport, R.N.R., O.N. 1074 E.A.

P.O. Thomas Duffy, O.N. J2852 (Ch.).

Ch. Writer Cuthbert Gordon Eagle, O.N. 345758 (Po.).

P.O. William Earle, O.N. 231443 (Po.).

P.O. 1st Cl., James Edgar, O.N. 215561 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A. Ernest Arthur Flint, R.N.R., O.N. 1308 E.A.

1st Writer Robert Fowler, O.N. 347077 (Ch.).

2nd Writer Charles Arthur Genge, O.N. 347964 (Ch.).

3rd Writer David Grant, O.N. M11258 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Thomas Hall, O.N.M.14044

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Robert Anthony Heaney, O.N. M14038 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sig. Harold Richard Heeps, O.N. J4171 (Dey.).

Sto. P.O. Michael Hegarty, O.N. 291500 (Dev.).

A.B. Christopher Peter Heintz, R.A.N., O.N. 3519 (Melbourne).

Pte. Henry Holmes, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./7431.

C.E.R.A. William Innes, R.N.R., O.N. 116 E.G.

Sto. P.O. Herbert Larcombe Jesty, O.N. 365172 (Dev.).

P.O., 1st Cl., George Valentine Johnson, O.N. 201705 (Ch.).

Pte. Herbert Jones, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./10932 (R.M.R., Ch./B.1730).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Joseph Uttley Jubb, O.N. 268273 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Percy Leal, O.N. 191289 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Thomas Richard Lindup, O.N. 293693 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. James Litten, O.N. 185574 (R.F.R. Dev./B3017).

A.B. Robert Lloyd, O.N. J36615 (Dev.).

P.O. William McKnight, O.N. 188612 (Ch.).

A.B. Henry Robert Madden, O.N. J24028 (Dev.).

Sergt. William Meiklejohn, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./14890.

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Charles Wilfred Metcalfe, O.N. 272321 (Ch.).

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

A.B. James Charles Mitchell, O.N. 200726 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. Thomas Patrick Mitchell, O.N. K7368 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Henry Charles Mortimer, O.N. 216382 (Po.).

Teleg. William Martin Noble, O.N. J41154 (Po.).

Ch. Writer Robert Whitehead Oldfield, O.N. 347078 (Ch.).

C.P.O. James Painter, O.N. 139428 (R.F.R. Po./AS073).

Dkhnd. Rowland Ames Pearson, R.N.R., O.N. 8113 D.A.

P.O. Arthur Ernest Pengelly, O.N. 179136 (Dev.).

Engmn. William Edmund Rushmere, R.N.R., O.N. 4372 T.S.

Ldg. Sto. James Kirk Shillito, O.N. 307879 (Ch.).

P.O. William Shipley, O.N. 187313 (Ch.).

C.P.O. John Sliney, O.N. 156150 (Dev.).

A.B. Herbert Pegg Smith, O.N. J11697 (Ch.).

Ch. Elect. Art., 2nd Cl., John Sourbutts, O.N. 346347 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. John William Triggs, O.N. 149198 (Dev.).

A.B. Donald Walker, O.N. J6005 (Dev.).

Sergt. Jesse Ward, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./ 5654.

P.O., 1st Cl., Alfred Williams, O.N. 193078 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sto. Albert Edward Witchell, O.N. K9527 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Frank Woodward, O.N. 284494 (Po.).

Sig. Thomas William Woolcock, O.N. J11335 (Dev.).

2nd Hnd. Alfred Wright, O.N. 2360 S.A.

(iii) Miscellaneous.


The following Officers and Men have been Mentioned in Despatches:

Engr. Cdr. Henry Herbert Willmore, R.N.

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

Gnr. (T.) Albert Barber, R.N.

Elect. Art., 4th Cl., Angus William Alcott, O.N. M.11711 (Po.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Charles Badger, O.N. S.S.115676 (Ch.).

A.B. George Frederick Bryon, O.N. J.24786 (Po.).

C.P.O. Alexander George Clarke, O.N. 187324 (Po.).

Blacksmith's Mate Frederick William Gibbs, O.N. 346805 (Ch.).

A.B. Frederick James Groves, O.N. 218259 (Po.).

P.O. Hugh Hawkins, O.N. 203058 (R.F.R., Po./B.4603).

Shipwt., 2nd Cl., Walter Hebbes, O.N. 347238 (Po.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Everard Hickinbottom, O.N. 182474 (Ch.).

A.B. Rupert Kitson, O.N. J.3856 (Ch.).

O.S. Robert James Marshall, O.N. S.S.7781 (Po.).

Shipwt., 2nd Cl., Albert Edward Nevill, O.N. M.16518 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Ernest Albert Phillpott, O.N. 221401 (Ch.).

O.S. William Thomas Fitter, O.N. S.S.7778 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Albert James Bernard Rawlings, O.N. J.20014 (Po.).

Ldg. Sto. Samuel Robert Vaughan Roberts, O.N. S.S.115169 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., George Sharp, O.N. K.25640 (Ch.).




30732 - 4 JUNE 1918




Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines.


The following Officers and Men have been Mentioned in despatches:

Cdr. George Louis Downall Gibbs, D.S.O., R.N.

Cdr. George William Taylor, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Reginald Arthur Woodward, R.N.R.

Lieut. Charles Talbot Black-Barnes, R.N.

Gnr. Henry Cumes Webber, R.N.

Gnr. George Ralph Whittle, R.N.

Act. Gnr. Charles Frederick Phillips, R.N.

Act. Gnr. Harold Heath Buckley, R.N.

Skpr. Herbert Abigail, R.N.R., 1462 S.A.

Skpr. Henry Rich, R.N.R., 1411 S.A.

Skpr. Peter Strachan, R.N.R., 1373 S.A.

Skpr. Charles Weir, R.N.R., 1981 W.S.A.

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Thomas Atkinson, O.N. M16894 (Po.).

A.B. John Bell, R.N.V.R., O.N. Z.3655.

Act. Ldg. Sea. Francis Hext Cole, R.N.V.R., O.N. Z.4884.

A.B. Arthur Davies, R.N.V.R., O.N. Z.9180 (drowned).

A.B. Thomas John Gilbert Davis, O.N. J23509 (Po.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Thomas Edwards, O.N. M7335 (Ch.).

A.B. Thomas Samuel Hall, O.N. J7873 (Dev.).

A.B. Arthur Leslie Hill, R.N.V.R., O.N. Z3754 (drowned).

Dkhnd. Farrer Hitchen, R.N.R., O.N. 13775 D.A.

Dkhnd. Andrew McDonald, R.N.R., O.N. 13974 D.A.

Sea. Donald MacRae, R.N.R., O.N. 3430 A.

Ldg. Sea. Frederick Moss, O.N. 221717 (Po.).

Dkhnd. Joseph Murray, R.N.R., O.N. 14898 D.A.

2nd Hnd. Henry Newman, R.N.R., O.N. 8240 D.A.

C.P.O. Frank Pamment, O.N. 182472 (Ch.).

Teleg. James Fyfe Rennie, R.N.V.R., O.N. Z8239.

Engmn. John Robert Saunders, R.N.R., O.N. 4411 E.S.

Sea. William Sinclair, R.N.R., O.N. 6174 A.

P.O. George Benjamin Spike, O.N. 215947 (Dev.).

2nd Hnd. John Henry Tidmarsh, R.N.R., O.N. 16966 D.A.

Yeo. Sigs. Thomas Wallace, O.N. 226669 (Ch.).

A.B. George Henry Wanbon, O.N. J19939 (Po.).

Sea. John Warden, R.N.R., O.N. 4112 A.

Dkhnd. George William Westrupp, R.N.R., O.N. 3704 D.A.



Honours for Service in the Auxiliary Patrol.


The following Officers and Men have been mentioned in despatches - in recognition of their services in vessels of the Auxiliary Patrol in Foreign waters between. 1st January and 31st December 1917:

Lieut. Henry John Graves, R.N.R.

Lieut. Norman Mead Joynson, R.N.V.R.

Dkhnd. James Bonas, R.N.R., O.N. 5242S.D.

2nd Hnd. John Smith, R.N.R., O.N. 8679 D.A.



Honours for Miscellaneous Services.


The following Officers and Men have been Mentioned in despatches:

Capt. Alan Cameron Bruce, D.S.O., R.N.

Cdr. Murray MacGregor Lockhart, R.N.

Maj. (temp. Col.) Hubert Louis Jones, R.M.L.I.

Fleet Payr. Thomas William Spencer Seath, R.N.

Fleet Surg. William Wallace Keir, M.B., R.N.

Eng.-Cdr. Edward James Rosevere, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Daniel Edward St. Martin Delius, R.N.

Eng. Lieut.-Cdr. (act. Eng.-Cdr.) Herbert Gordon Hean, R.N.R.

Lieut. Sydenham Ernest Stubbs, R.N.R.

Lieut. Edward Robert Pitt, R.N.R.

Lieut. Wallace Hardy Stephen, R.N.V.R.

A.B. Charles Buckingham, O.N. J42086 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Harold George Campion, O.N. M11214 (Dev.).

A.B. Walter Matthew Chapman, O.N. 232859 (Ch.).

A.B. John William Cleggett, O.N. J10263 (Ch.).

A.B. Frederick Stephen Fullbrook, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z3232.

A.B. Herbert Hyde, O.N. 213948 (Ch.).

Rigger William McDonald.

A.B. Richard Warr, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z4097.



Honours for the Royal Naval Air Service.


The following Officer has been Mentioned in despatches:

Flt. Lieut. Hubert Charles Lemon, R.N.A.S. (killed).



Honours for the Mercantile Marine.


..... expression of commendation for their services - in recognition of zeal and devotion to duty shown in carrying on the trade of the country during the War:

Capt. William Edward Brewer.

Capt. George Charles Firth.

Capt. James Lowe.

Capt. William Francis Splatt.

Capt. Joseph Randall Waters.

Chief Offr. Bertram Samuel Day.

Chief Offr. Lachlan Grant.

Chief Offr. Alexander King.

Chief Offr. John Marshall.

Chief Offr. Alexander Baikie Cunningham Rennie.

Chief Engr. George Nathaniel Duncan.

Chief Engr. Andrew Ramsay.

Chief Engr. William Rogers.

Chief Engr. Emanuel Towns.

4th Engr. Owen Griffith Pritchard.

Quartermaster Charles Letchford (drowned).

Sea. Charles Sexton.




30756 - 18 JUNE 1918




Honours for Services in the Action with Enemy Destroyers off the Belgian Coast on the 21st March, 1918.


The following Officers and Men have been Mentioned in despatches:

Eng. Lieut. Cdr. Gerald Robins, R.N.

Lieut. Hugh Aldersey Baylor, R.N.

Lieut. Dermot Patrick Gather, R.N.

Surg. Andrew Harman Pearce, R.N.

Sub-Lieut: (now Act. Lieut.) Frank Alan Winson Ramsay, R.N.

ldg. Sto. Walter Ernest Breed, O.N. K8273 (CL).

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

S.B.A. Edwin Cole, O.N. M7238 (Ch.).

Shipwt., 2nd Cl., Alfred Distin., O.N. M6749 (Ch).

Ldg. Sea. William George Fentiman, O.N. J1842

Ldg. Teleg. William Halsey, O.N. J24951 (Ch.).

Serjt. Hart Jinks, R.M.L.I., No. CL/13256.

Act. Sto. P.O. James Johnson, O.N. 291540 (Dev.).

P.O. George McDonald, O.N. 195582 (Ch.).

Motor Mech. John William Merrick, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B. 1989.

Ldg. Sto. Ernest Charles Rowe, O.N. K2738 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Charles Smith, O.N. 268716 (Ch.).



Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines.


The following Officers and Men have been Mentioned in despatches:

Lieut, (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) Arthur Rutherford Dundas Collins, R.N.R.

Lieut. Ferrand Paget, R.N.V.R.

Lieut. Clive Stuart Boucher, R.N.V.R.

Actg. Lieut. Henry George Maxwell, R.N.

Actg. Lieut. Benjamin Francis Carrington, R.N.R.

Actg. Lieut. Charles Francis Minshull, R.N.R.

Eng. Sub -Lieut. David Steele Whiteford, R.N.R.

Sea. James Black, R.N.R., O.N. 4889B.

A.B. James Carson, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde) 1/2477

Sea. Murdo MacDonald, R.N.R., O.N. 7368A.

P.O. Frederick Charles Mott, O.N.J5860.

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

Dkhnd. George Henry Rose, D.S.M., R.N.R., O.N. 10079 D.A.

Sea. Robert Thompson, R.N.R., O.N. 3649B

Dkhnd. John Wardell, R.N.R., O.N. 1462 S.D.

Engmn. John Transley Williams, R.N.R., O.N. 4073 E.S.

Sea. William Wiseman, R.N.R., O.N. 2602B.



Honours for Service in Patrol Cruisers.


The following Officers and Men have been Mentioned in despatches - for services in the Patrol Cruisers under the command of Vice-Admiral Sir Reginald G. O. Tupper, K.C.B., C.V.O., and Vice-Admiral Sir Montague E. Browning, K.C.B., M.V.O., during the period 1st January to 31st December, 1917:

Capt. (Cdre., 2nd Class) Cortland Herbert Simpson, R.N.R. (Rear-Adml., retd.).

Capt. Henry Boyle Townshend Somerville, R.N.

Capt. Frederic Aubrey Whitehead, R.N.

Capt. William Drummond Church, R.N.

Capt. Victor Gallafent Gurner, R.N.

Capt. William Bowden-Smith, R.N.

Cdr. (actg. Capt.) Godfrey Edwin Corbett, R.N.

Cdr. (actg. Capt.) Thomas Acland Williams, R.N.

Cdr. Harry Tylden Mosse R.N.

Eng.-Cdr. James Henry Barber, R.N.

Cdr. Alexander Rennie, R.N.R.

Cdr. Frederic Ernest Storey, R.D., R.N.R.

Eng.-Cdr. Claud Lapsley Stewart, R.N.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. (actg. Cdr.). Harold Dallas Adair-Hall, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. (actg. Cdr.) Henry George Kendall, R.N.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. Jehoiada Jeaffreson Brewer, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Arthur Douglas Harry Dibben, R.N.

Payr. (actg. Staff Payr.) Arthur Collett Painter, R.N.

Lieut.-Cdr. Alexander Riddel, R.N.R.

Lieut. (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) John Boston Nicol, R.N.V.R.

The Revd. Alexius Calderbank (Roman Catholic Chaplain).

Lieut. Bertram Harold Davies, R.N.R.

Lieut. Edwin Frederick McLeod, R.N.R.

Lieut. David Alexander Jack, R.N.R.

Lieut. Alexander Henderson Boyd, R.N.R.

Lieut. John Manford McEwan, R.N.V.R.

Lt. John Alfred Douglas, R.N.V.R.

Payr. Reginald Stephen Willoughby, R.N.R.

Actg. Lieut. George Raleigh Gray Worcester, R.N.R.

Actg. Lieut. Thomas Frank Balkwill, R.N.R.

Asst. Payr. Peter Clark Ingram, R.N.R.

Ch. Carp, (tempy. Warrt. Offr.) Frank Gallagher, M.M.

C.P.O. John Edward Addicott, O.N. 180883 (Dev.).

Greaser William Allen, M.M.R., No. 788027.

Ldg. Sea. Alfred Dunford Ashdown, O.N. 201935 (R.F.R. Po./B4812).

C.P.O. Stephen Bible, O.N. 134636 (R.F.R. Po./A2801).

Sto., 1st Cl., Clive Bradley, O.N.S.S. 108758 (R.F.R. Po./B6919).

Sto., 1st Cl., Harry Capewell, O.N. 104331 (R.F.R. Po./B4934).

P.O. James Clements, O.N. 229164 (Dev.).

Sea. Abraham Collings, R.N.R. (Newfoundland), O.N. 1179X.

Ldg. Sea. Richard John Francis, O.N. 201202 (R.F.R. Ch./B3686).

Sea. Michael Floody, R.N.R., O.N. 3171B.

Act. Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Thomas Hannaford, O.N. 185636 (Dev.).

Pte. Leslie George Ireland, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./20063.

Ord. Sea. Charles Lambert, O.N. J32946 (Dev.).

Sea. Donald McLeod, R.N.R., O.N. 4220B.

Sergt. William Henry Middleton, R.M.L I., No. Ply./14254.

Elect. Art., 2nd Cl., Arthur Edwin Parker, O.N. M1709 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Frederick Reeds, O.N. 130964 (R.F.R., Po./A2732).

P.O. William Staples, R.N.R., O.N. 3681B.

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Frederick Charles Valentine Waldern, O.N. M6183 (Dev.).

2nd Engmn. Oliver Wilkinson.

C.P.O. John.Willey, D.S.M., O.N. 117899 (R.F.R. Po./A1137).

P.O. Teleg. John Henry Worsley, O.N. 240204 (Dev.).



Honours for Miscellaneous Services.


The following Officers have been Mentioned in despatches:

Lieut.-Cdr. (act. Capt.) Henry Albert le Fowne Hurt, R.N.

Eng.-Cdr. Francis Arthur Chater, R.N.

Cdr. Stephen Alonzo Pidgeon, R.D., R.N.R.

Lieut.-Cdr. (act. Cdr.) the Hon. Evelyn Arthur Grenville Gore-Langton, D.S.O., R.N.

Staff-Payr. Thomas Norman Jenkinson, R.N.R.

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

Lieut. John Joseph Hugh Brady, R.N.R.

Warrt.-Shipwt. David James Dalyal Mackay, R.N.



Honours to the Mercantile Marine.


..... an expression of commendation for their services - in carrying on the trade of the country during the war:

Capt. George Henderson.

Capt. Arthur Leng.

Capt. Neil Mackinnon (killed).

Capt. David Alexander Reid.

Capt. John Sinclair.

Chief Officer John Newbold Collins.

Chief Officer Michael George Hunter (killed).

Chief Officer William Thomas Sharp Nicolson.

Chief Engr. Henry Brooke-Smith.

Chief Engr. Charles Selby.

Chief Engr. Archibald Spence.

Sea. Charles Alexander Clayton.




30775 - 28 JUNE 1918


Air Ministry


(including naval ranks)


The undermentioned Officers and other Ranks of the Royal Air Force have been Mentioned in Despatches and Reports for Distinguished Services:

F/993 C.P.O. (2.S.) H. J. Bagge.

F/428 P.O. (M.E.) F. H. Cross.

M/3500 P.O. (R.H.) D. W. Hamilton.

F/4603 P.O. (W/T.) J. W. McPherson.

F/7643 P.O. (M.E.) L. H. Phillips.

F/1502 P.O. (M.E.) W. A. Prince.

Leading Mechanic W. Robertson (late R.N.A.S.).

F/19709 C.P.O. (3 P.H.) R. Wilkinson.

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