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30111 - 1 JUNE 1917


War Office

(included in Army lists)


His Majesty The KING (is) pleased to approve of the undermentioned rewards for distinguished service in the field:


Awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for valuable services rendered with the Armies in the Field.

Ports./149629 C.P.O. F. R. Smith, R.N.V.R.

Ch/10268 Sjt. (A./Clr./Sjt.) B. G. Tomkins, R.M.L.I.




30450 - 28 DECEMBER 1917


War Office

(included in Army lists)


..... rewards for distinguished service in the Field. Dated 1st Jan. 1918:


..... award of the Meritorious Service Medal to the undermentioned Warrant Officers, Non-commissioned Officers and Men, in recognition of valuable services rendered with the Armies in the Field during the present war:

Deal/4514 (S) Condr. L. A. Blake, R. Marines (South Shields). 

R.M.A./3279 Cpl./Sjt C J Miller, R.M.A. (Portsmouth). 

T/Z/1571 P.O W. Punton, R.N V.R (Pelaw-on-Tyne). 

Lond. 9/2963 1st Writer L. E. Sharp, R.N.V.R. (Brixton)

Ply./13600 Cpl. (A /Sjt) A. J. Spry, R.M.L.I. (Landulpa) 







30750 - 14 JUNE 1918


War Office 

(included in Army lists)


..... award of the Meritorious Service Medal to the undermentioned Warrant Officers, Non-commissioned Officers and Men, in recognition of valuable services rendered with the Forces in France during the present war:

LZ/979 1st Cl. Writer E. F. Allen, R.N.V.R. (Beckenham).

PO/8268 Col./Sjt. J. Amos, R.M.L.I. (Gosport).

R.M.A./11422 Sjt. (A./By. S./M.) A. A. Attwood, R.M.A. (Eastney).

Deal/3269 S./Sjt. (A./S./M.) F. Baseley, R.M. Med. Unit (Nottingham)

RMA/4877 Col./Sjt. (A./By. S./M.) W. G. Cooper, R.M.A. (Eastney).

Deal/3105 A./S./Sjt. J. H. Crabtree, R.M. Med. Unit (Mossley, Manchester).

Deal/1807 A./C.Q.M. Sjt. R. A. Golding, R.M. (Enfield).

Ply./0333 Col./Sjt. (A./W.O.) F. B. Graham, R.M.L.I. (Stonehouse, Plymouth).

LZ/1992 A./B. (H.G.) H. Hart, R.N.V.R., attd. M.G. Coy. (Camberwell).

R.M.A./8586 Gnr. (T./Bomdr.) F. J. Haynes, R.M.A. (Sway, Hants).

PO/18711 Pte. (A./Cpl.) A. E. Howe, R.M. (Moreton-in-the-Marsh).

Mersey/1/90 Ch. P/O (BN.S/M.) J. L. Kirkbride, R.N.V.R. (Rock Ferry).

R.M.A./13298 Cpl. (A./Sjt.) H. Mann, R.M.A. (New Malden).

CZ/286 P./O. G. M. Martin, R.N.V.R.

LZ/525 A./P./O. S. P. Mascarenhas, R.N.V.R. (Bloomsbury).              

TZ/7001 A./B. R. McKenzie, R.N.V.R. (Bentley, Doncaster).

CZ/1544 A./B. (H.G.) J. McKinlay, R.N.V.R., attd. M.G. Coy. (Ballymoney, Antrim).

R.M.A./9528 Sjt. (A./Col. Sjt.) (A./Bom. Q.M.S.) J. H. Meade, R.M.A. (Eastney).

P.O./371 (S.) Pte. J. Moore, R.M.L.I., attd. M.G. Corps (Woodhouse).

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

TZ/1175 A./B. M. H. Morton, R.N.V.R. (Durham).

KX/177 Ldg./Sea. T. Muffin, R.N.V.R. (Blackfyne, Durham).

TZ/2326 P./O. H. T. Myers, R.N.V.R. (Byers Green, Durham).

Ch./16016 Pte. (A./Sjt.) B. Ortlieb, R.M.L.I. (Chatham).

CZ/7431 A.B. P. W. Swan, R.N.V.R. (Falkirk).

TZ/1523 A./B. W. Tinkler, R.N.V.R. (Maryport).

CZ/3763 P./O. J. Watson, R.N.V.R. (Largs, Ayrshire).

Ch./11722 Sjt. (A./Q.M.S.) F. G. Weight, R.M. (Chatham).

TZ/5912 Ldg./Sea. E. White, R.N.V.R. (Sheffield).

Ch/10171 Coy. S./M. W. White, R.M.L.I. (Chatham).

CZ/6919 A./Ldg./Sea. J. Young, R.N.V.R. (Innerleven, Methil).







31132 - 17 JANUARY 1919


War Office

(included in Army lists)


..... 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., 63rd 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., 189th 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)




31182 - 14 FEBRUARY 1919



To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.


Honours for Miscellaneous Services

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(S.).

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.).


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.


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.).




31198 - 21 FEBRUARY 1919


War Office


(included in Army lists)


..... 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).




31236 - 14 MARCH 1919




Honours for Services in Destroyers of the Grand Fleet Flotillas between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.


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.).



Honours for Miscellaneous Services.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Ord. Sea. John Dinning, O.N. J.44968 (Dev.)




31245 - 21 MARCH 1919


War Office


(included in Army lists)


..... 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.

Royal Naval Division.


Depot S/3023 S./Sjt. Tate, T., M.U. (Preston).




31248 - 21 MARCH 1919


Admiralty, S.W.


Honours for Services in Action with Enemy Submarines.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Motor Mech. William Arthur Searle, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B. 613.



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


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.).



Honours for Services in Minesweeping Operations between the 1st July and 31st December, 1918.


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.



Northern and Southern Patrol Forces.


..... 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.).



Royal Naval Air Service.


..... 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.




31262 - 28 MARCH 1919




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.).




31286 - 8 APRIL 1919


Admiralty, S.W.

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


(a) Services in Drifters, Trawlers and Yachts


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.

(b) Services in Motor Launches.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

2nd Hnd. John Backer, R.N.R., O.N. 1840 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.



Honours for Services in Sloops employed on Convoy, Escort and Patrol Duties between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.


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).



Honours for Services in Destroyers employed on Convoy, Escort and Patrol Duties between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.


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.)



Honours for Services in Local Defence Flotillas Between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.


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.).



Honours for Services on the Mediterranean Station Between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.




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.).




31303 - 18 APRIL 1919


Admiralty, S.W.


Honours for Services on the Mediterranean Station Between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.


I. Adriatic.


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.

III. Gibraltar.


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.



Honours for Services in Ocean Escorts Between the 1st July and 11th November, 1918.


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.).



Honours for Miscellaneous Services.


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.




31354 - 23 MAY 1919


Admiralty, S.W.


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


Services in Yachts, Trawlers, and Drifters.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Engrnn. Albert George Benjamin Harper, R.N.R., O.N. 2814T.S.

Ldg. Dkhnd. Murdo McDonald, R.N.R., O.N. 4308.D.

Ch. Shipwt., 2nd Cl., James William Marden, O.N. 136430 (Dev.).

Ord. Sea. John Moore, O.N. J79806 (Dev.).

Engmn. John William Moore, R.N.R., O.N. 956E.S.

Engmn. John Herbert Penny, R.N.R., O.N. 2901E.S.

2nd hnd. Richard Sleet, R.N.R., O.N. 19S D.A.

Engmn. Harry Stead, R.N.R., O.N. 668E.S.

2nd hnd. (now .Skpr.) George Wallace Underhill, R.N.R., O.N. 51S2A.

2nd. hnd. Richard Besford Webster, R.N.R., O.N. 1839D.A.



Honours for Services in Minesweeping Operations between the 1st July and 31st December, 1918.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Ldg. Sea. Charles Weston Amos, O.N. 1908G8 (Ch.).

2nd hnd. Alexander MacLeod,, R.N.R., O.N. 14465D.A.

Sea. Peter Strachan, R.N.R., O.N. 3082B.

Mechn. Arthur Charles Thomas, O.N. 308120  (Ch.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Frederick Thrower, O.N. 151795 (Po.).



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


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Act. Yeo. Sigs. Alfred Braithwaite Emanuel, O.N. 230834 (Ch.).

P.O. John Edward Purdue, O.N. 232628 (Po.).



Honours for Miscellaneous Services.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

2nd hnd. Samuel Billing, R.N.R., O.N. 10694 D.A.

C.P.O., 3rd Cl., Edward Alexander Boyd, .R.N.A.S., O.N. F3632.

Colr. Sergt. Charles Bryan, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./8229.

Qrmr-.Sergt. Henry Reece Underhay, R.M.L.I. No. Po/5551.




31360 - 23 MAY 1919




To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

C.P O., 3rd Cl., Percy Henry Brooke, R.N.A.S., O.N. F.12795.

Ch. Sto. William James Burgess, O.N. P.145444 (Po.).

P.O. William Charles Densham, O.N. 203167 (Dev.).

Air Mech., 1st Cl., Frank Hainsworth, R.N.A.S., O.N. F.12824.

Ldg. Sto. John McKay Laing, O.N. K.3495 (Dev.).

Colr.-Sergt. George Alfred Lawford, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./8933.

Ch. Writer James Francis Mouhie, O.N. 347363 (Ch.).

Sergt. (actg. Staff Sergt.-Mech.) Frederick Benjamin Niblett, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./ 3869 (R.M.A.R./A./635).

Ch. Writer Stanley Arthur Wright, O.N. 347218 (Ch.).




31370 - 30 MAY 1919


War Office


(included in Army Lists)


..... 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 Navy.


340172 Chief Writer Brown, W. C. (Bognor).

133073 Chief Writer Grills, T. (Portsmouth).

120245 Chief Writer Harris, A. C. (Arundel).

342291 Chief Writer Veater, E. J. (Bristol).

277215 Chief Arrnr. McMahon, W. (Portsmouth).

M.7677 2nd Writer Ryan, P, (Knocklong).

O.N. 340133 Armr. Lindley, T.N., 3rd Howitzer (Portsmouth).


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.


L.Z./1771 A. B. Banks, G. A., Hood Bn. (Gravesend).

C.Z./6901 A.B. Blyth, J., Anson Bn. (Glasgow).

T.Z/3352 A.B. Brown, T., Anson Bn. (Ashington).

C.Z./1563 A./P.O. Gallacher, J., Anson Bn. (Paisley).

L.Z./85 P.O. Rolfe, B. (Penge, S.E.)


Royal Marines.


Deal/1858(S) S.M. Ashton, J. F. J. (Earlsfield).

Deal/3157(S) Q.M. Sjt. Carr, J. B., R.M. Med. Unit (Doncaster).

Deal/2423(S) S./Q.M. Sjt. Reed, W. A. ([E] Blandford).

C.H/8648 Coy./S.M. Eccles, D. E., R.M.L.I. (Chatham).

Ply./7650 Coy./S.M. Hann, G. P., R.M.L.I. (Yeovil).

Ply./5614 Coy/S.M. Wakeham, J. H., R.M.L.I. (Plymouth).

Ply./618(S) Coy./Q.M. Sjt. Butler, A. M., R.M.L.I. (Burnley).

C.H/13998 Coy./Q.M. Sjt. Bade, A. M., R.M.L.I. (Stroud).

P.0/8488 Coy./Q.M. Sjt. (A./S.M.) Herbert, J., R.M.L.I. (Lower Walmer).

Deal/1901 (S) Coy./Q.M. Sjt. Mark, G. (Stockport).

Deal/8052(S) Sjt. Buckle, P. S. W., R.M. Lab. Coy. (Charlton).

P.O/13295 Sjt. Clark, J., R.M.L.I. (Gosport).

Deal/1662(S) Sjt. Davidson, W. (Flemington).

Deal/3839(S) Sjt. Fitten, R., R.M. Med. Unit (Manchester).

Deal/1509(S) Sjt. Pyne, H. W. ([E] Exeter).

P.O/803(S) Sjt. Sharp, A., R.M.L.I. (Aberdeen).

Ply./7315 Sjt. (A./Q.M. Sjt.) Snape, W., R.M.L.I. (Devonport).

Deal/8438(S) Sjt. Steed, B. L., R.M. Lab. Coy. (Leith).

P.O/1194(S) Pte. (A./Sjt.) Dewhurst, R., R.M.L.I. (Preston).

P.O./770(S) Pte. (A./Q.M. Sjt.) Diggle, E., R.M.L.I. (Liverpool).

P.O./1063(S) Pte. Dowdling, A. H. W., R.M.L.I. (Shirley).

Deal/4022 (S) Pte. (A./Cpl.) Lord, J. E., R.M. Med. Unit (Rochdale).

P.O./972 (S) Pte. (L./C.) Spencer, H. B., 1st Bn. R.M.L.I. (Longton).

C.H./15420 Pte. Waters, A. W., R.M.L.I. (Sittingbourne).




31398 - 10 JUNE 1919




To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

1st Writer Leonard George Beaky, O.N. M2635 (Po.).

C.P.O. George Bond, O.N. 190314 (Dev.).

Ch. Elect. Art. Herbert John Bourne, O.N. 347674, (Dev.).

Ch. Writer Alfred James Bryant, O.N. 340243 (Po.).

Ch. Writer George Henry Burn, O.N. 341625 (Dev.).

M.A.A. (actg. Ch. M.A.A.) Charles Henry Choake, O.N. 160185 (Dev.).

Ch. Shipwt. William Horatio Copplestone, O.N. 340768 (Po.).

Ldg. Sto. Thomas Corcoran, O.N. S.S. 109564 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. Albert Durrant, O.N. 308360 (Po.).

P.O. Henry Allen Favell, O.N. 240207 (Ch.).

Ch. Writer Alfred Charles Gardiner, O.N. 340611 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Frederick Louis Gooderson, O.N. 276118 (Po.).

Ch. Writer William Chapman Greet, O.N. 342093 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Reginald Fenwick Freathy Hall, O.N. 272165 (Dev.).

Ch. Writer Edward Harding, O.N. 158571 (Po.).

Vict. C.P.O. Archibald Wansley Hoar, O.N. 346220 (Dev.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. William Alfred Hills, O.N. 163187 (Dev.).

Sergt. Robert Henry Ingoe, R.M.L.I., No. Po./11162.

2nd S.B.S. Harry William Kelleway, O.N. M2297 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., James Herbert Kelly, O.N. 269934 (Ch.).

Ch. Writer Charles Stanley King, O.N. 343842 (Dev.).

2nd Writer Llewellyn George Kington, O.N. M11459 (Dev.).

Sto., 1st Cl., Charles Lake, O.N. K20843 (Po.).

Ch. Writer Henry Lee, O.N. 340615 (Po.).

Ch. Shipwt., 2nd Cl., William Bowen Lewis, O.N. 342659 (Po.).

C.P.O. Albert Lloyd, O.N. 188402 (Dev.).

Ch. Writer George Ford Lonnon, O.N. 190039

Vict. C.P.O. Richard Edwin Charley Luscombe, O.N. 119485 (Dev.).

Act. C.P.O. Henry William Luxton, O.N. 181202 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Jesse James Challener Manners, O.N. 151636 (Po.).

P.O. James Henry Cobby Mant, O.N. 119335 (Po.).

A.B. Hamilton William Marchant, O.N. 231917 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. George Albert Maslin, O.N. 194375 (Po.).

C.P.O. Frank Moon, O.N. 155065 (Po.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., Sidney Murray, R.N.R., O.N. 1560 E.A.

P.O. Joseph Edmund Parker, O.N. 205171 (Po.).

Ch. Shipwt., 2nd Cl., Warren Perrett, O.N. 346856 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Frederick Charles Porter, O.N. 279244 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A. Arthur William Robinson, R.N.R., O.N. 1775 E.A.

1st Writer Leslie Stephen Rogers, O.N. M4567 (Ch.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., William Scrimgour, O.N. M.1504 (Po.).

Ch. Writer Frederick Joseph Smythe, O.N. 346550 (Dev.).

1st Writer Sydney James Steed, O.N. M3884 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Thomas Henry Stephens, O.N. 286144 (Dev.).

Ch. Writer Frederick James Sutton, O.N. 343127 (Po.).

Ch. Writer John Edmund Thomas. O.N 344009 (Dev.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. William Thomas, O.N. 121401 (Po.).

P.O. Teleg. Frederick Tyler, O.N. 240082 (Ch.).

Sto., 1st Cl., William Watson, O.N. K17271 (Dev.).

C.P.O. William Henry Yeo., O.N. 171668 (Dev.).




31413 - 20 JUNE 1919




To receive the Meritorious Service Medal:

Ch. Writer Edward John Adams, O.N. 344000 (Ch.).

Ch. Shpwt. 2nd Cl. Harry Edward Apps, O.N. 341653 (Po.).

M. A. A. Squire Albert Atkins, O.N. 160833 (Po.).

C.P.O. Teleg. Herbert Babb, O.N. 202555 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sto. Henry Beard, O.N. K27580 (Po.).

Serjt. John Brown, R.M.L.I., No, Ply/ 14653.

Sto. Percy Callender, R.N.R., O.N. 5193 S.

C.P.O. Egbert John Chadwick, O.N. 164699 (Ch.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. John Albert Coleman, O.N. 1672 (Melbourne).

C.P.O. Joseph Cowen Cottrell, O.N. 162919 (Po.).

E.R.A. 2nd Cl. James Dardell, O.N. 1354 (Melbourne).

Elect. Art. 2nd Cl. Frank Edgar Arnold Dunn, O.N. M2904 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. William Joseph Edmonds, O.N 158952 (Dev.).

Ch. Writer Ernest George Fathers, O.N. 346464 (Po.).

Ch. Ship's Cook Frederick Finlay, O.N. 7965 (Po.).

Ldg. Sea. Fritz Henry Freeth, O.N. 188752 (R.F.R. Po/B4016).

A.B. William Thomas French, O.N. 19368S (Dev.).

Act. C.E.R.A. 2nd Cl. Norman Charles Giles, O.N. M5075 (Dev.).

P.O. Cornelius Glanton, O.N. 206497 (Dev.).

Pte. Mitchell Graham, R.M.L.I., No. Ch/ 18469.

M.A.A. Patrick James Hanrahan, O.N. 197854 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Charles Harrison, O.N. 152318 (Po.).

Ch. S. B. S. Frederick Charles Hill, O.N. 350545 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. William George Kent, O.N. K8381 (Dev.).

Colr. Sjt. James King, R.M.L.I., No. Po/9782

C.P.O. James Leo, O.N. 150890 (R.F.R., Po/A4048).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Alfred James McDonald, O.N. 188517 (Dev.).

Sea. David Main, R.N.R., O.N. 6857 A.

Ch. Sto. Robert Marchant, O.N. 282327 (Po,).

Ch. Writer Walter Sydney Organ, O.N. 345248 (Po.).

C.P.O. Teleg. Thomas Lewis Perry, O.N. 7903 (Dev.).

Ldg. Sig. Albert Pilgrim, O.N. 228058 (Ch.).

Colr. Serjt. William Thomas Reeves, R.M.L.I., No.Po./ 4890 (R.M.R., Po./ A759).

Ch. Sto. Frank Rumbold, O.N. 278125 (Po.).

Ch. Shipwt. Frank Shield, O.N. 342267

P.O. Victor Charles Simson, O.N. J9349 (Ch.).

A.B. Robert Montague Snare, O.N. 211840 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. Richard Steed, O.N. 300499 (Ch.).

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

Vict. C.P.O. William Henry Stilges, O.N. 341601 (Po.).

Ch. Writer Albert William Stone, O.N. 346080 (Po.).

Ldg. Sto. John Sullivan, O.N. K13983 (Po.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., William James Thompson O.N. M11042 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. Arthur Stewart Titmons, O.N. 226135 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Thomas Turnbull, O.N. 2670 (Melbourne).

Offrs. Std., 1st Cl., William Henry Upton, O.N. 361870 (Dev.).

Cooper William Thomas Warner, O.N. 134449 (Po.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Leonard Warren, O.N. 272446 (Ch.).

Elect. Art. 3rd Cl. Henry Thomas Webber, O.N. M10186 (Ch.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. George Henry Welch, O.N. 208863 (Po.).

C.P.O. Thomas Williams, O.N. 158309 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Harry Winslet, O.N. 193631 (Ch.).

P.O. John Reginald Augustus Zanelli, O.N. 237355 (Po.).




31421 - 24 JUNE 1919


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

P.O. Francis George Arrowsmith, O.N. 189590 (Po.).  

Ldg. Sto. Frederick William Barton, O.N. 133292 (Ch.) (P.O., 2nd Cl., C.G.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. John William Beattie, O.N. 164975 (Dev.).

Sto. P.O. William John Langworthy Blatchford, O.N. 297493 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Ernest Breach, O.N. 290997 (Po.).

E.R.A., 4th Cl., Robert Longstaff Brown, O.N. 270033 (Po.)

Ch. Arm. Alfred Ernest Burke, O.N. 133927 (Po.)

S.B.S. William James Burrows, O.N. 351281 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. George Portman Church, O.N. K10611 (Po.)

P.O. Teleg. Alfred George Corry, O.N. J8439 (Po,).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., George Daniel Coyle, O.N. 269132 (Po.)

E.R.A., 1st Cl., Robert Cardwell Cross, R.N.V.R. (Mersey) 5/56

Shipwt., 1st Cl., Thomas Donald, O.N. 156145 (Dev.) (Div. Carp., C.G.).

Ldg. Sto. Cornelius Dunn, O.N. K14650 (Po.).

Shipwt., 1st Cl., William Henry George Fair, O.N. M6408 (Po.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., Thomas William Giles, O.N. 271163 (Po.).

C.P.O. Henry Green, O.N. 125093 (Po.)

P.O. Edward Willis Hall, O.N. 142702 (Po.).

Ch. Shipwt., 2nd Cl., Frank James, O.N. 341996 (Po.).

Ch. Writer Ethelbert Arthur Johnson, O.N. 346516 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. William Jukes, O.N. 171243 (Po.).

C.P.O. William Philip Le Sauteur, O.N. 177133 (Po.).

Ch. Writer Harold James McCreedy, O.N. 340112 (Ch.).

Ch. Shipwt. James Wallace McGeorge, O.N. 341351 (Po.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl. James McKenzie, O.N. 269929 (Po.).

Ch. Engmn. Amos (alias Ernest) Marshall, R.N.R., O.N. 295 E.S.

Ch. Writer Ernest George Miller, O.N. 181045 (Ch.).

Ch. Writer William John Mutter, O.N. 111590 (Po.).

Ch. Elect. Art. Alfred John Plaskett, O.N. 346597 (Po.).

Ch. Blacksmith George Pollock, O.N. 172416 (Po.)

Ch. Elect. Art. John Ridley, O.N. 347542 (Ch.).

Shipwt., 1st Cl.. Percy Leonard Rudderham, O.N. M6540 (Po.).

C.P.O. Charles Smith, O.N. 54299 (Po.).

Ch. Shipwt. Frank Charles Stapley, O.N. 342707 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. William Trebilcock, O.N. 141062 (R.F.R. Dev./A2459).

C.P.O. Richard Veale, O.N. 116211 (Ch.)

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., William Harry Vick, O.N. M413 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., George Henry Wainscott, O.N. 269287 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Jabez John White, O.N. 276998 (Po.).

Ldg. Sto. George Ernest Wiles, O.N. K15723 (Po.).




31425 - 27 JUNE 1919




To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Dkhnd. William Adams, R.N.R., O.N. 889D.A.

C.P.O. Patrick James Bolger, O.N. 163781 (Ch.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Tom Burnham, O.N. 101022 (Po.).

Pte. Stanley Caird, R.M.S.M., No. Ch./795 (S.).

E.R.A., 1st Cl., Francis Joseph Frederick Dickinson, R.N.R., O.N. 1786E.A.

Engmn. Wilfred Evans, R.N.R., O.N. 1847 S.T.

P.O. Herbert Charles Hunt, O.N. 207513 (Po.).

M.A.A. Henry Percy Jones, O.N. 175171

Act. Ch. Yeo. Sigs. William James Kimp, O.N. 176348 (R.F.R. Ch./B2493).

A.B. George Lambert, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Sussex) Z396.

Vict. C.P.O. Frederick John Lewin, O.N. 341337 (Ch.).

Ch. Writer William Scrimgeour McLachlan, O.N. 342737 (Ch.).

P.O. Donald McLeod, R.N.R., O.N. 2958B.

C.P.O George Henry Pinhay, O.N. 138901 (Ch.).

Bosn. William Roberts, M.M.R., No. 537728.

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., William George Sheppard, O.N. 270558 (Po.).

P.O., 1st Cl., James Stone, O.N. 140634 (Dev.).

S.B.S. Edward Henry Witcombe, O.N. 351505 (Po.).

Ch. Writer George Harold Wood, O.N. 346515 (Ch.).



Honours for Miscellaneous Services.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Act. C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Joseph Arthur Ashton, O.N. M1183 (Dev.).

Sea. Walter George Critch, R.N.R. (Newfoundland), O.N. 1242 X.

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., James Hay, R.C.N., O.N. 20486 (R.N.R., O.N. 793B).

P.O. Patrick Murphy, O.N. 196667 (Dev.).




31432 - 1 JULY 1919


Admiralty, S.W.


The following awards have also been approved for men of the Royal Naval Transport Service:


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal:

Sto. Robert Harman Abbott, O.N. K37843 (Ch.).

2nd Writer Charles Allison, O.N M11961 (Ch.).

Pte. Arthur William Balsom, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./6854 (R.M.R., Ch./B.309).

2nd Writer William Baxendale, O.N. M13264 (Ch.).

3rd Writer Joseph Charles Bishop, O.N. M1994S (Dev.).

Ch. Writer Walter Charles Brown, ON. 340172 (Po.).

P.O., 1st. Cl., William James Brown (alias William James Haunton), O.N. 97010 (Po.).

2nd Writer William Harvey Burdett, O.N. M12011 (Po.).

Colr. Sergt. (Actg. Qrmr.-Sergt., W.O. II.) James Joseph Child, R.M.L.I., No. Po./2104 (R.M.R., Po./A. 0317).

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

C.P.O. John Harradon, O.N., 118378 (Po.).

Ch. Writer Alfred Charles Harris, O.N. 120245

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. George Frederick Harris, O.N. 125882 (R.F.R., Po./A1999).

C.P.O. John Henry Hocking, O.N. 87789 (Dev.).

3rd Writer George Vernon Honey, O.N. M24037 (Dev.).

Greaser John Hulme, M.M.R., No. 695392.

3rd Writer Sidney Edward Illman, O.N. M20281 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Thomas Jones, O.N. 122347 (Po.).

2nd Writer Thomas James Jones, O.N. M13044 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. James Littleton, O.N. 147271 (Dev.).

2nd Writer Robert McCulloch, O.N. M15892 (Dev.).

Pte. (Actg. Cpl.) Ernest Merritt, R.M.L.I., No. Po./10573.

2nd Writer Harry Louis Naylor, O.N. M14616 (Po.).

C.P.O. William Holmes Page, O.N. 104421 (Po.).

P.O. Harry Pearm, R.N.R., O.N. 3683 C.

3rd Writer Norman Ernest Lesley Preston, O.N. M20280 (Dev.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Frederick William Roberts, O.N. 109054 (Po.).

2nd Writer Patrick Ryan, O.N. M7677 (Po.).

A.B. Benjamin Skilling, O.N. J61603 (Dev.).

Ch. Writer John Frank Smart, O.N. 343407 (Po.).

Pte. James Stephen Stalham, R.M.L.I., No. Po./10766.

Ch. Sto. William Stephens, O.N. 152103 (R.F.R., Dev./A3342).

3rd Writer Alan Ralph Stephenson, O.N. M21862 (Dev.).

2nd Writer George Edgar Stokes, O.N. M17822 (Ch.).

Shipwt. Charles Frank Tallack, O.N. 345569 (Dev.).

Sergt. Andrew Scougal Traill, R.M.L.C., No. Deal/9656 (S.).

Ch. Writer Ernest James Veater, O.N. 3412291 (Po.).




31445 - 8 JULY 1919




To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

C.P.O. John Belshaw, O.N. 135979 (Po.).

Act. Ldg. Sea. Charles Valentine Dex, O.N. 232966 (R.F.R. Po./B6914).

C.P.O. Alfred Dobiear, O.N. 130854 (R.F.R. Dev./A2574).

2nd S.B.S. Lewis Goodwin Freckleton, O.N. M12573 (Ch.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Robert James Hardie, O.N. 116296 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Thomas Henry Howard, O.N. 164344 (Ch.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Horace Bertram Margetson, O.N. 199208 (Ch.).

Arm. John William Millett, O.N. 151672 (Dev.).

Ch. Arm. Charles Henry Nicholas, O.N. 168567 (Ch.).

Ch. Arm. Robert Prynn, O.N. 143526 (Dev.).

Act. Ch. Writer Edward Paxton Pye, O.N. M17357 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Albert George Watts, O.N. 191569

S.B.S. Bertram Ronald Yaxley, O.N. M7122




31452 - 11 JULY 1919


Admiralty, S.W.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal:

C.P.O. William Adams, O.N. 72582 (Po.).

C.E.R.A. George Walter Blakeman, O.N. 269361 (Ch.).

P.O. William Bridger, O.N. 118431(Po.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Robert Emanuel Buckley, O.N. 189737 (Po.).

Gnr. David Bullard, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./2773.

Colr. Serg. (actg. Sergt.-Maj., W.O. I.) William Carleton, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./2164.

Gnr. Samuel John Cattle, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./3471.

Shipwt., 2nd Cl., James Martin Chalmers, O.N. M6776 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A. William Thomas Conning, O.N. 271495 (Ch.).

1st Writer Henry John Fisher, O.N. 347474 (Ch.).

Ch. Boatman William Henry Fisher, O.N. 123700 (Po.), C.G.

P.O., 1st Cl., Henry William Gardener, O.N, 163229 (R.F.H., Dev./B4875).

Gnr. Henry William Gates, R.M.A., No R.M.A./3087.

Ch. Sto. Frank Gedge, O.N. 286721 (Ch.).

Colr. Sergt. Edward Frank Godsell, R.M.A., R.M.A./2364.

P.O., 1st Cl., William Roger Horswill, O.N. 88025 (R.F.R. Dev./A857).

Ch. Writer Henry Barter Milton, O.N. 136253 (Ch.).

Ch Elect. Art. Henry William Norton, O.N. M308 (Ch.).

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

Vict. C.P.O. Reginald Leslie Weston Perkins, O.N. M939 (Ch.).

A.B. Archibald Erskine Spanswick, O.N. 235499 (Ch.).

Colr. Sergt. Thomas Edward Stevens, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./3165.

P.O. Albert Edward Wallis, O.N. 107732 (Po.).

Coy. Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. II.) James Robert Welch, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./2272.




31461 - 15 JULY 1919




To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Ch. Writer Patrick Ahern, O.N. 344014 (Dev.).

S.B.S. Henry Amey, O.N. 351090 (Dev.).

Mech. John Paton Anderson, O.N. 284964 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Robert John Ansell, O.N. 163267 (Po.).

Corpl. Charles Jesse Atkins, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./7408.

P.O. Teleg. Henry Thomas Atkins, O.N. J1188 (Ch.).

C.P.O. William Urban Balls, O.N. 182406 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Francis John Barnett, O.N. 269174 (Dev.).

Ch. Shipwt. Frederick Robert Bartlett, O.N. 340393 (Po.).

Ch. Arm. Ephraim Edwin Bendall, O.N. 343779 (Dev.).

Ch. Offrs. Std. Frederick Charles Bilk, O.N. 354694 (Po.).

Ch. Writer Alfred Henry Conroy Edward Bishop, O.N. 344041 (Po.).

Coy. Sergt.-Maj. (Warrt. Offr., II.) Samuel George Blythe, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./7700.

Sergt. William Broadbridge, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./7401.

C.P.O. Harry Bryant, O.N. 172473 (Po.).

Ch. Writer Francis William Bulley, O.N. 340150 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Charles Henry Burden, O.N. 283214 (Po.).

Colr. Sergt. Horace Burnley, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./6466.

Ch. Shipwt., 2nd Cl., Joseph William Bushell O.N. 342895 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. Harry Jordan Clark, O.N. 222904 (Po.).

Colr. Sergt. George James Cooper, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./6678.

C.P.O. John Cosgrove, O.N. 165278 (Dev.).

Ch. Ship's Cook Thomas Phillip Cowthard, O.N. 138631 (Po.).

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Grade, Albert Eli Cowton, R.M.L.I. (sic), No. Ply./13554.

C.P.O. William George Cullen, O.N. 189264 (Ch.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Edgar Crompton, O.N. 167762 (Po.).

Ch. Writer Herbert Edward Davis, O.N. 342293 (Dev.).

P.O. Frederick Dunford, O.N. 147694 (Po.).

2nd Writer George Ernest William Eaton, O.N. M.10759 (Ch.).

M.A.A. Arthur William Griffith Elliott, O.N. 160908 (Po.).

Ch. Writer George Francis Evans, O.N. 347359 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., George William Gozney, O.N. 269552 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Harry Edward Haines, O.N. 268964 (Ch.).

P.O. Walter Hale, O.N. 154347 (R.F.R. Po./A4083).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Alfred George Harris, O.N. 271061 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. John Michael Hearne, O.N. 148762 (Dev.).

P.O. Walter Hill, O.N. 196058 (Po.).

C.P.O. William Douglas Hood, O.N. 163827 (Dev.).

Ch. Ship's Cook William Humby, O.N. 340879 (Dev.).

P.O. Teleg. Herbert David Hynd, O.N. J9518 (Ch.).

Act. C.P.O. Frank Henry Jacobs, O.N. 200301. (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., William James Janes, O.N. 268934 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Alfred John Jenkins, O.N. 165156 (Po.).

Ch. Shipwt., 1st Cl., Holman Jenkins, O.N. 342850 (Po.).

C.P.O. Alfred Albert Jennings, O.N. 183668 (Ch.).

C.P.O. John Johnston, O.N. 183429 (Po.).

Mech. Edgar Beavan Jones, O.N. 284719 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Edward Charles Kelly, O.N. 29032L (Po.).

Act. Ch. Mech., 2nd Cl., Charles Kenten, O.N. 295762 (Po.).

Act. C.P.O. William Henry James Law, O.N. 188404 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. William Lawrence, O.N. 291613 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., William Leaman, O.N. 269553 (Po.).

Bandmaster, 1st Cl., Henry Lodge, No. R.M.B./236.

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. John Thomas McEvely, O.N. 165449 (Po.).

P.O. Hugh Mclntosh, O.N. 190887 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sea. Victor Albert Edwin Mclntyre, O.N. J21263 (Po.).

C.P.O. Daniel Perkin Milton, O.N. 197139 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Charles William Mitchell, O.N. 347223 (Po.).

Ch. Ship's Cook William John Moody, O.N. 342151 (Po.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Rodney Hastings John Munday, O.N. 182313 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. George Parker, O.N. 277444 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Thomas Pascoe, O.N. 148479 (Dev.).

P.O., 1st Cl., William Henry Perrett, O.N. 207763 (Po.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Percy Robert Pinkney, O.N. 198952 (Ch.).

A.B. Robert William Purvis, O.N. J947 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Arthur Lester Quartley, O.N. 282565 (Po.).

Arm. Sidney Charles Redwood, O.N. M5030 (Ch.).

Ch. Shipwt., 1st Cl., Arthur Hooper Robbins, O.N. 340333 (Po.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Joseph Russell, O.N. M19244 (Dev).

M.A.A. William George Sainsbury, O.N. 150163 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. Richard Sampson, O.N. 278924 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Teleg. George Scott, O.N. 207262

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., John William Smith. O.N. 272236 (Po.).

Elect. Art., 1st Cl., Arthur William Spruce, O.N. 347020 (Dev.).

Offrs. Std., 1st Cl., Percy John Stephens, O.N. 353226 (Dev.).

Act. C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Percy Stowar, O.N. M2541 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., William George Sutton, O.N. 268794 (Po.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. George Albert Taylor, O.N. 189694 (Dev.).

Sergt. Frederick Tuck, R.M.L.I., No. Po / 9408.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Grade, Albert Henry Veale, O.N. F9262.

Ch. Sto. Edward John Voller, O.N. 357389 (Po.).

Ch. Writer Ernest William Wakeham O.N. 344209 (Ch.).

Mechn. James Henry Walker, O.N. 282310 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., George Frederick White, O.N. 270940 (Po.).

Vict. C.P.O. Robert George Winsborough, O.N. 342096 (Ch.).



Honours for Services in Minesweeping Operations between the 1st July and 31st December, 1918.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal:

2nd hnd. Ernest Robert Gooderham, R.N.R., O.N. 1242 D.A.

P.O. John West, O.N. 196279 (Ch.).




31483 - 29 JULY 1919


Admiralty, S.W.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal:

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Cecil Barber, O.N. M10896 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Stephen William Bayley, O.N. 180183 (Ch.).

Ch. Arm. William George Cantrell, O.N. 344840 (Po.).

Greaser William Dawkins, M.M.R. No. 553731.

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Frederick Albert Gerken, O.N. M5734 (Po.).

2nd Writer George Edward Glinn, O.N. M17776 (Dev.).

Coy. Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. II.) John Greenhalgh, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./8588.

Ch. Sto. George Harwood, O.N. 276877 (Po.).

Colr. Sergt. Ernest Frederick Hobbs, R.M.L.I., No. Po./9900.

C.P.O. Henry James Johns, O.N. 189998 (Po.).

P.O. Teleg. Fred Jupp, O.N. J1232 (Po.).

Colr. Sergt. William Lee, B.M.A., No. R.M.A./7227.

Ch. Shipwt. William Patrick Mitchell, O.N. 346952 (Po.).

Ch. Mechn. Robert Moore, O.N. 286139 (Po.).

M.A.A. Thomas Mugford, O.N. 154428 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Thomas O'Regan, O.N. 181706 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Andrew James Robertson, O.N. M5776 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., Reuben Thomas Salt, O.N. 269648 (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Charles George Sherring, O.N. 278024 (Po.).

Ch. Writer William Henry Sleep, O.N.341815 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. John Alfred Stedman, O.N. 291463 (Dev.).

P.O. Thomas Francis Lines Whitlock, O.N. 200430 (Po.).

Yeo. Sigs. John William Williams, O.N. 228173 (Ch.).




31499 - 8 AUGUST 1919




To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

A. B. David Coweson, R.N.V.R., O.N. A. A. 1082.

C.P.O. David Strachan Jennings, R.N.V.R., O.N. A.A. 1105.

P.O., 2nd Cl., Ernest Michell, O.N. 188248 (Dev.).




31553 - 12 SEPTEMBER 1919




To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Suptg. Clerk (W.O.I.) Sidney Albert Allison, R.M.A.

Staff Clerk (W.O. II.) (actg. Suptg. Clerk, W.O. I.) George William Barwick, R.M.L.I., No. Po./14774.

Sergt. Burt Baxter, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./ 16804.

Ch. Writer Walter Reginald Bennett, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z326.

Sergt. William Edward Charlton Blackman, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./10865.

P.O., 1st Cl., Ernest Blake, R.N.V.R,

Sergt. Frederick Michael Edwin Boulton, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./9924.

Corpl. (actg. Sergt.) Herbert Plumbridge Briggs, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./8578.

Staff Clerk (W.O. II.) (actg. Supt. Clerk W.O. I.) William McKinlay Brown, R.M.L.I., No. Ply/10963.

A.B. John William Brockman, O.N. 192095 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Henry Buckell, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z1082.

Ord. Sea. Harold Greville Burgess, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Tyneside) Z12141.

Suptg. Clerk (W.O. I.) George Burt, R.M.L.I.

Colr. Sergt. William Richard Bury, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./1766.

Sergt. Owen John Golan, R.M.L.I., No. Po./10760.

Coy. Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. II.) Frederick Cook, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./8802.

A.B. William John Copestake, O.N. 217160 (Po.).

Ch. Sto. James Albert Copplestone, O.N. 286003 (Po.).

Qrmrr.-Sergt. Instr. (W.O. II.) Charles Frederick Coward, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./10620.

Sergt. (actg. Staff Clerk, W.O. II.) Vernon Latham Cox, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./15569.

P.O., 1st Cl., John Wadsworth Craven, R.N.V.R.

Sergt. Frederick Crawley, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./14728.

S.B.S. Charles Edward Crofts, O.N. 351628 (Po.).

Corpl. (actg. Sergt.-Maj., W.O. I.) Albert Henry Daniell, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./11571.

P.O., 1st Cl., Harry Daniels, R.N.V.R.

Staff Clerk (W.O. II.) (actg. Supt. Clerk W.O. I.) Henry Darlow, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./13053.

Sergt. (actg. Suptg. Clerk W.O. I.) William John Darlow, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./16391.

Corpl. Percival James Irwin de Carle, R.M.L.I., No. Po./13058.

Colr. Sergt. (actg. Coy.-Sergt.-Maj. W.O. II.) Charles Dodd, R.M.L.I., No. Po./12156.

Ch. Writer Edwin Cornelius Donovon, O.N.342175 (Dev.).

Sergt. William Edward Driscoll, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./9689.

Sergt. Herbert James Eastaway, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./13234.

Qrmr.-Sergt. Instr. (W.O. II.) Charles Ellis, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./10987.

Staff Clerk (W.O. II.) Edward Evans, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./9642.

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Percy Ernest Foster, O.N. 271263 (Po.).

Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. I.) William Joseph Flanagan, R.M.L.I.

Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. I.) Frederick John Flawn, R.M.L.I.

Staff Clerk (W.O. II.) Frederick Alfred Freeman, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./15612.

Supt. Clerk (W.O. I.) Frank James Garbe, R.M.L.I.

Qrmr.-Sergt. (W.O. II.) Thomas Charles Gardner, R.M.L.I, No.Ply./9484.

1st Writer Albert Edward Glynn, O.N. M3051 (Ch.).

Lce. Sergt. William Alfred Gouge, R.M.L.I., No. Po./14849.

Suptg. Clerk (W.O. I.) Ernest Charles Green, R.M.A.

Qrmr.-Sergt. Instr. (W.O. II.) Frank Haden Green, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./10610.

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. James Grigg, O.N. 110218 (Po.).

Sergt. Warwick James Hall, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./14015.

Colr. Sergt. Thomas Edward Hanlon, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./11268.

Act. C.P.O. John Hatherall, O.N. 186661 (Po.).

Sergt. Macgregor Hawes, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./14762.

C.P.O. Albert Edward Hill, R.N.V.R.

Corpl. (actg. Sergt.) John Henderson, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./11388.

Qrmr. Sergt. Instr. (W.O. II.) (actg. Sergt.- Maj., W.O. I.) Henry Welbourne Hinton, R.M.L.I., No. Depot/376.

Staff Clerk (W.O. II.) (actg. Suptg. Clerk, W.O. I.), Roland Berry Holland, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./12429.

Corpl. (actg. Sergt.) John Hook, R.M.L.I., No. Po./15373.

Ldg. Sea. Richard Howarth, O.N. 190282 (Po.).

Serjt. (actg. Coy. Sergt.-Maj., W.O. II.) John Joseph Hughes, D.S.M., R.M.L.I., No. Po./10366.

Colr.-Sergt. (actg. Staff Clerk, W.O. II.) George Humphries, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./9371.

Ch. Writer Sydney Edward Jennings, O.N. 341141 (Ch.).

Pte. James Johns, R.M.L.I., No. Po./13917.

Vict. C.P.O. William Arthur Johnstone, O.N. 342174 (Ch.).

P.O., 1st Cl., Victor Henry Jones, R.N.V.R.

Ch. Writer William Frank Jones, O.N. 342740 (Ch.).

Lce.-Corpl. George Arthur Keefe, D.S.M., R.M.L.I., No. Po./14571.

Suptg. Clerk (W.O. I.) Thomas Cecil Kelsey, R.M.A.

Ch. Writer Arthur Thomas Kimber, O.N. 343995 (Ch.).

Ch. Writer William Wallace Kirby, O.N. 340583 (Ch.).

C.P.O. George Henry Lambert, R.N.V.R.

C.P.O. William Lamerton, O.N. 147602 (Dev.).

Dkhnd. Richard Charles Thomas Langdown, R.N.R., O.N. 13368 D.A.

Colr.-Sergt. George Lee, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./ 6560.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Cl., Arnold Bradley Lowndes, R.N.A.S., O.N. F.8152.

Ch. Writer James McDonald Malekin, O.N. 347424 (Ch.).

Sergt. Horace Martin, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./ 14733.

Sergt. William Arthur Thomas Martin, R.M.L.I., No. Po./11933.

Qrmr.-Sergt. (W.O. II.) Frank Morrison Masters, R.M.L.I., No. Depot/437.

Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. I.) Charles Edward Maton, R.M.A.

Sergt. William Henry Meatyard, M.M., R.M.L.I., No. Ply./13034.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd cl., David Stuart Adams Meek, R.N.A.S., O.N. F.13003.

Colr.-Sergt. (actg. Coy. Sergt.-Maj., W.O. II.) Jim Milton, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./10246.

Coy. Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. II.) (actg. Sergt.-Maj., W.O. I.) Andrew Ernest Mitchell, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./8640.

Staff Clerk (W.O. II.) George Moody, R.M.L.I, No. Po./14018.

Sergt. (actg. Staff Clerk, W.O. II.) James Main Munro, R.M.L.I., No, Depot/350.

Pte. Frank Kendall Narracott, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./2508 (S.).

Pte. (actg. Corpl.) Timothy Nolan, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./9574.

Ldg. Sea. Timothy O'Brien, O.N. J.22328 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Thomas Ong, D.S.M., O.N. 156848 (Po.).

Coy. Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. II.) (actg. Suptg. Clerk, W.O. I.) Alan Wilfred Ordish, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./7129.

Suptg. Clerk (W.O. I.) Harry John Osborne, R.M.A.

Suptg. Clerk (W.O. I.) Walter Owen, R.M.L.I.

Suptg. Clerk (W.O. I.) Charles Frederick Parfitt, R.M.L.I.

Suptg. Clerk (W.O. I.) William Pearce, R.M.L.I.

Lce.-Sergt. Frank Augustus Peasnell, R.M.L.I., No. Po./15732.

P.O., 1st. Cl., Walter Pettengill, R.N.V.R.

Suptg. Clerk (W.O. I.) Francis Walter Phillips, R.M.L.I.

C.P.O. Arthur Pink, R.N.V.R.

Sergt. James Ponsford, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./ 10490.

Sergt. Charles Richard Potter, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./13769.

Corpl. (Lce.-Sergt.) John Walter Preston, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./15853.

Corpl. (actg. Sergt.) Alfred William Frederick Putnam, R.M.L.I., No. Po./14008.

P.O., 1st Cl., Ernest William Ranner, R.N.V.R.

P.O., 1st Cl., Clarence Henry Pamphilon Record, R.N.V.R.

C.P.O. John Reynolds, R.N.V.R.

Sergt. William Percy Rist, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./11676.

Staff Clerk (W.O. II.) (actg. Suptg. Clerk W.O. I) Arthur John Duffield Robinson, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./13092.

Ch. Writer Sidney Albert Rumsey, O.N. 341506 (Ch.).

Coy. Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. II.) Charles George Salter, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./11917.

Suptg. Clerk (W.O. I.) Alfred George Sanderson, R.M.A.

C.P.O. Edward James Sargison, O.N. 153447 (Po).

Colr. Sergt. Thomas Sillitoe, R.M.R., No. Ply./3768 (Ply./A713).

Pte. (actg. Sergt.-Maj., W.O. I.) Arthur George Smith, R.M.R., No. Ch./10285 (Ch./B1637).

Pte. (actg, Sergt.) Frank Smith, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./18353.

Suptg. Clerk (W.O. I.) John William Smith, R.M.L.I.

Ch. Writer Walter Snook, O.N. 341751 (Ch.).

Suptg. Clerk (W.O. I.) Ernest William Speed, R.M.L.I.

Coy. Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. II.) Joseph Percy Strevens, R.M.L.I., No. Po./9459.

Ch Writer Alfred Thomas Tee, O.N. 347262 (Po.).

Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. I.) Charles John Thatcher, D.S.C., R.M.L.I.

Sergt. William John Thornton, R.M.L.I., No. Po./13371.

P.O., 1st Cl., Owen Tooth, R.N.V.R.

Staff Clerk (W.O. II.) Wilfred Townsend, R.M.L.I., No. Po./10350.

Ch. S.B.S. Ernest John Trout, O.N. 350447 (Dev.).

Colr. Sergt. John Turnbull, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./13866.

D'khnd. Hector Macdonald Wallineer, R.N.R. (Yacht Patrol).

Ch. Sto. William Charles Warring, O.N. 166787 (R.F.R., Dev./A4241).

Suptg. Clerk (W.O. I.) Herbert Miles Watkiss, R.M.L.I.

Qrmr.-Sergt. (W.O. II.) William Watling, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./5348.

Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. I.) John Watts, R.M.L.I.

Corpl. (actg. Sergt.) Wilfred Arthur Watts, D.C.M., M.M., R.M.L.I., No, Ply./9874.

Suptg. Clerk (W.O. I.) William Elias Webber, R.M.L.I.

Qrmr.-Sergt. (W.O. II.) Joseph Werry, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./4591.

P.O., 1st Cl., William Frederick Flowers Westmore, R.N.V.R.

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Ernest John Whurr, O.N. 270606 (Po.).

Sergt. (actg. Qrmr.-Sergt. W.O. II.) Charles Wild, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./12838.

Sergt. (actg. Coy. Sergt.-Maj., W.O. II.) Edward George Williams, R.M.L.I., No. Po./14713.

Qrmr.-Sergt. Instr. (W.O. II.) (actg. Sergt.-Maj., W.O. I.) George Ewart Wills, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./21159.

P.O., 1st Cl., Henry Charles Wills, R.N.V.R.

Qrmr.-Sergt. Instr. (W.O. II.) (actg. Sergt.-Maj., W.O. I.) Bertram Isaac Wilson, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./13526.

Corpl. Cyril Henry Withers, R.M.L.I., No. Po./16129.

Colr.-Sergt. Edward John Wood, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./13649.

Colr.-Sergt. Arthur Young, R.M.R., No. Ply./2165 (Ply./A289).




31604 - 14 OCTOBER 1919


Admiralty, S.W.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

C.P.O. Mech., 2nd Gde., Alexander Beacham, R.N.A.S., O.N. F512.

Ch. Writer George Edward Brine, O.N. 347337 (Po.).

Ch. S.B.S. Henry John Brown, O.N. 175658 (Po.).

S.B.S. Charles James Burgess, O.N. 350406 (Po.).

P.O. Mech. Samuel George Cann, R.N.A.S., O.N. F4231.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gde., Tom Clarke, R.N.A.S., O.N. F1627.

Ldg. Mech. David Cochrane, R.N.A.S., O.N. F4435.

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gde., Alfred Thomas Corrin, R.N.A.S., O.N. F1630

Ch. S.B.S. Richard Christopher FitzGerald, O.N. 350330 (Po.).

Sen. R.A. Arthur Edward Fleming, O.N. M.9257 (Po.).

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gde., Paul Garner, R.N.A.S., O.N. F535.

Ch. S.B.S. William Joseph Henry Glover, O.N. 350552 (Ch.).

2nd S.B.S. John Joseph Gregory, O.N. M3406 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gde., George Harbord Gyton, R.N.A.S., O.N. F1004.

P.O. Mech. Robert Albert Heath, R.N.A.S., O.N. F2821.

S.B.S. Charles William Hicks, O.N. 351538 (Dev.).

S.B.S. Henry George Hoddle, O.N. M8840

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gde., Henry Hulse, R.N.A.S., O.N. F493.

Res. Wardmaster Sidney Herbert Lamb, O.N. M9209 (Po.).

Sen. R.A. Herbert Edward Maynard, O.N. M15091 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gde., Henry Moliver, R.N.A.S., O.N. F1870.

Ch. S.B.S. Timothy Joseph O'Leary, O.N. 350560 (Ch.).

S.B.S. Wilfred George Oliver, O.N. 351590 (Dev.).

P.O. Mech. Sydney Parsons, R.N.A.S., O.N. F863.

Ch. S.B.S. William Henry Payne, O.N. 350270 (Dev.).

P.O. Mech. Hubert Leslie Rolt, R.N.A.S., O.N. F5678.

P.O. Mech. Donald Drummond Slater, R.N.A.S., O.N. F9501.

P.O. (C.) Henry Charles Smith, R.N.A.S., O.N. F20242.

Sen. R.A. William Ewart Speak, O.N. M9133 (Po.).

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gde., Arthur William Hanbury Tracy, R.N.A.S., O.N. F6694.

S.B.S. Ernest James Turnbull O.N. 351588 (Po.).

C.P.O. Mech., 3rd Gde., Charles Underwood, R.N.A.S., O.N. F1591.



Honours for Services in Russia, 1919.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Pte. Louis Snellgrove, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./338 (S).  



Honours for Services in Minesweeping Operations between the 1st July and 31st December, 1918.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Skpr. Henry Brusey (New Zealand Naval Auxiliary Service).

Skpr. Francis Herbert Cook (New Zealand Naval Auxiliary Service).

Skpr. John Freeland (New Zealand Naval Auxiliary Service).

Skpr. William Rapson (New Zealand Naval Auxiliary Service).

C.P.O. William George Redfern, R.A.N.B., O.N.421.



Honours for Services in the Mine Clearance Force between the 1st January and 30th June, 1919.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Engmn. Harold Dowson, R.N.R., O.N. 4131T.S.

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Harry Edward Hooker, O.N. M3952 (Ch.).

2nd hnd. John McCreedy, R.N.R., O.N. 9938 D.A.

Engmn. Edward Massie, R.N.R., O.N. 11T.S.

C.P.O. Alfred Edward Webb, O.N., 137277 (Po.).




31638 - 11 NOVEMBER 1919


Admiralty, S.W.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

C.P.O. George Ambler, R.N.V.R. (S.A.), O.N. 6.

S.B.S. James Rixon Kellaway, O.N. M702 (Po.).

Yeo. Sigs. Charles Amos Newman, O.N. 223111 (Ch.).



Honours for Services in the Caspian Sea, 1918, 1919.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

P.O. Roland Gordon Hocking, O.N. J12249 (Dev.).

P.O. Teleg. John Hughes, O.N. J7163 (Dev.).

Act. Arm's Mate Arthur Wood Jones, O.N. M7002 (Dev.).

P.O. George Scattergood, O.N. 225552 (Po.).

P.O. Edward Robert Shields, O.N. 229159 (Dev.).

P.O. George Skingsley, O.N. 193732 (Ch.).

P.O. Harry Tickner, O.N. 239071 (Ch.).



Honours for Services in the Mine Clearance Force subsequent to the 30th June, 1919.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

2nd hnd. Benjamin Ernest Brooks, R.N.R., O.N. 2991 D.A.

Ldg. Sig. Albert Edward Edwards, O.N. 225965 (Po.).

Yeo. Sigs. Harry Jones, O.N. 226629 (Po.).

Ch. Motor Mech. John James Kearns, R.N.V.R., O.N. M.B.543.

2nd Writer Ernest Arthur Lees, O.N. M5381. (Dev.).

Ch. Sto. Samuel McLellan, O.N. 303070 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A. William Charles Raleigh Smith, O.N. 271856 (Ch.).



Honours for Miscellaneous Services.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Act. P.O. George Lange, R.N.V.R., O.N. R6831.

P.O. Frederick Charles Newton, O.N. J11036 (Po.).




31683 - 9 DECEMBER 1919


Admiralty, S.W.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Act. Ldg. Sea. James Aitken, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde) Z1391.

Act. Sergt. George William Baker, R.M., No. Deal/1512 (S.).

Act. Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. I.) James Benson. R.M.L.I., No. Ch./3306.

Sergt. Noel Herbert Clubb, R.M., No. Deal/2655 (S.).

Ch. Writer Stafford Dudley Dove, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London), 9/1514.

1st Writer James George Edward Eltringham, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Tyneside) Z3813.

Act. Coy. Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. II.) William George, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./5650 A.979.

C.P.O. George Hawker, O.N. 115123 (Po.).

1st Writer George William Hope, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Mersey) 5/23.

P.O. William Hudson, O.N. S.S. 100576 (Po.).

P.O. James Edward Hunt, O.N. S.S. 104066 (Po.).

M.A.A. William Miatt, O.N. 99152 (Dev.).

Ch. Writer David Cairncross Mitchell, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde) 4/2017.

2nd Writer Henry Graham Murray, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde), Z1987.

Coy. Sergt.-Maj. William Pascoe, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./2996.

2nd Writer Robert Peart, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Tyneside) Z3019.

Sergt.-Maj. (W.O. I.) Dennis Joseph Pettitt, R.M., No. Deal/3516 (S.).

Act. P.O. Robert Porter, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Clyde) Z716.

M.A.A. Frank Sheldon, O.N. 350001 (Dev.).

Ch. Writer William Frederick Smith, R.N.V.R., O.N. P.Z.1034.

C.P.O. Arthur Ernest Stobart, O.N. 171427 (Ch.).

1st Writer Guy Stanley Watson, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) Z341.

1st Writer Douglas Wills, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Bristol) Z693.



Honours for Services in Russia, 1918, 1919.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Sto. P.O. William Bain, O.N. 30382.2 (Po.).

E.R.A., 3rd Cl., Philip Augustus Brooke, O.N. M.106 (Po.).

Ch. S.B.S. Reginald Francis, O.N. 350839 (Po.).

Vict. C.P.O. George Thomas Alfred Gourd, O.N. 343393 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., George Hamilton Hill, O.N. 271743 (Po.).

Sergt. Lionel Alfred Scott, R.M.L.I., No. Po,/14207.

S.B.A. Cyril C. C. Seton, M.M.R., No. 997420.

Shipwt., 3rd. Cl, Henry Lingford Shaftoe, O.N. M. 15318 (Po.).

Colr. Sergt. Albert George Squibb, R.M.L.I., No. Po./10248.

P.O. Frederick George Titcombe, O.N. J.23823 (Po.).

Ch. Shipwt., 2nd Cl., Charles Lawrence Tomsett, O.N. 345069 (Po.).

S.B.S. Vivian Albert William Webber, M.M.R., No. 999051.

P.O. William Withington, O.N. 209115 (Dev.).






31717 - 2 JANUARY 1920


War Office


(included in Army lists)


..... award of the Meritorious Service Medal to the undermentioned Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men in recognition of valuable services rendered with the British Forces in North Russia

Murmansk Command.


Royal Marine Light Infantry.


Po./ 10712 Sjt. Davidson, W. J. J. (Gosport).




31748 - 20 JANUARY 1920


Admiralty, S.W.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Yeo. Sigs. John Saville Keatley Burt, O.N. 217500 (Po.).



Honours for Services in Russia, 1919.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Sig. Charles Thomas Dean, O.N. J30568 (Dev.).


A.B. Alfred Frederick Reeve, O.N. J9157 (Po.). ((his) "ship was hit by a mine and broke in two with wounded on the decks. It was asked for someone to dive down to close the water tight doors, which he did." - Information thanks to his granddaughter Lesley Randall. It is possible the vessel was HMS Myrtle, minesweeper, mined and sunk in the Baltic)


Sig. Douglas Leburn Simmonds, O.N. J13807 (Po.).

P.O. Teleg. William Smith, O.N. 224098



Honours For Services in the Caspian Sea, 1919.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Ldg. Sea. Alfred Edwin Harris, O.N. J2138 (Ch.).

A.B. Albert Wade, O.N. SS. 6386 (Dev.).



Honours for Services in the Mine Clearance Force (Final).


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Ch. Motor Mech. Joseph Burton, R.N.V.R., O.N.MB850.

2nd. Hnd. Albert Jesse Moss, R.N.R., O.N. 18413 D.A.

2nd Hnd. Ernest James Thurston, R.N.R., O.N. 21119 D.A,




31806 - 2 MARCH 1920


War Office


 (included in Army lists)


..... award of the Meritorious Service Medal to the undermentioned. Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men in recognition of valuable services rendered with the British Military Mission to South Russia: 

Royal Navy.


J/13550 Ldg. Tel. Whitehead, E. T. (Shatwell).




31811 - 5 MARCH 1920


Admiralty, S.W.


Honours for Services in Siberia, 1919.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Pte. James Brown, R.M.L.I., No. Po./191l3.

Pte. Albert Haile, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./15061.

Cpl. (actg. Sergt.) George Henry Odey, R.M.L.I., No. Po./16219.

Pte. Melbourne James Netherway, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./16418.

Pte. (Lce.-Cpl.) Dudley Gerald Stepney, R.M.L.I., No. Po./17719.

Pte. Edward Nixon Stevenson, R.M.L.I., No. Po./11169.

Armr. Crew, 1st C1., James Brigum David Whyte, O.N. M.8666 (Dev.).

Pte. Frank James Williamson, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./15043.



Honours for Services in North Russia, 1919.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Vict. C.P.O. Alfred Augustus Brees, O.N. 346536 (Po.).

Senior Writer Leslie Fudge, M.M.R., No. 999217.

Senior Writer William Herbert Jayne, M.M.R., No. 971711,

A.B. (Sigmn.) Kenneth James Pink, M.M.R., No. 999356.

Bosn. William Charles Robinson, M.M.R., No. 990767.

Motormn., 2nd Cl., Thomas Ternent, M.M.R., No. 989020.



Honours for Services in the Baltic, 1919.


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

C.P.O. Frederick Charles Barham, O.N. 187668 (Ch.).

Shipwt., 1st Cl., Frederick William Barling, O.N. 346067 (Ch.).

P.O. William Robert Bennett, O.N. 199395 (Pa).

Ldg. Sea.. Edward Henry Bleakman, O.N. J12818 (Dev.).

Ch. Yeo. Sigs. Arthur Patrick Brickel, O.N. 194661 (Po.).

Offrs. Ch. Std. Charles Broomfield, O.N. L3981 (Po.).

Act. Sto. P.O. Henry James Bunting, O.N. K11491 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. George Robert Cash, O.N. 206764 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Oliver Herbert Cave, O.N. 304851 (Dev.).

E.R.A., 2nd Cl., John Phillips Chirgwin, O.N. 271993 (Dev.).

Blacksmith, 1st Cl., William James Clarence Coleman, O.N. 346033 (Dev.).

S.B.S. Stanley Crane, O.N. 350975 (Ch.).

Sto. P.O. Charles Frederick Dunk, O.N. K8598 (Po.).

P.O. Teleg. F'rank Edmond Elliott, O.N. J3724 (Dev.).

P.O. Alfred George Feast, O.N. 239447 (Po.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Walter William Ford, D.S.M., O.N. 268752 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Arthur Garlick, O.N. 271922 (Dev.).

C.E.R.A. George Henry Good, O.N. 271570 (Po.).

Ldg. Teleg. Robert George Raleigh Gray, O.N. J15903 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Edward George Gulliver, O.N. 311060 (Po.).

Ldg Sea. George Albert Harris, O.N. 192204 (Ch.).

Ch. Sto. John Howes, O.N. 299141 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Arthur Hudson, O.N. 303856 (Po.).

Ldg. Teleg. James Bonthrone Hutchison, O.N. J14941 (Ch.).

P.O. George Walter James, O.N. 237801 (Dev.).

Yeo. Sigs. John Richard James, O.N. 227941 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Samuel Jewell, O.N. 308902 (Dev.).

Shipwt., 4th Cl., Edgar Henry Jones, O.N. M20915 (Dev.).

Act. Ch. Arm. William Thomas Kennard, O.N. 292901 (Ch.).

Ldg. Teleg. George Joseph Lamb, O.N. J18762 (Ch.).

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

Ch. Sto. James Milsom, O.N. 291243 (Ch.).

P.O. Teleg. Percival James Olding, D.S.M., O.N. J8127 (Dev.).

Act. C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Herbert Parr, O.N. 269572 (Ch.).

Ldg. Sig. Eric Morley Parsons, O.N. J13809 (Dev.).

C.P.O. Hubert Poole, O.N. 187985 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 1st Cl., James Milne Rae, O.N. 269812 (Ch.).

C.P.O. Thomas Reeves, O.N. 186041 (Dev.).

Elect. Art., 3rd Cl., William Bartlett Scannell, O.N. M.10795 (Ch.).

Ch. Ship's Cook Henry Edmund Simmonds, O.N. 205262 (Po.).

P.O. Alexander John Smith, O.N. 235649

A.B. Jack Steward, O.N. J51721 (Ch.).

Yeo. Sigs. Charles William Sylvester, O.N. 200653 (Po.).

Sto. P.O. Bertie William Voaden, O.N. 301138 (Ch.).

1st Writer Edwin Ernest Warsham, O.N. M.4318 (Po.).

P.O. Thomas Wrigglesworth, O.N. J13857





To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Ord. Sea. George James Friend, O.N. J.87667 (Ch.).

Pte, Alfred Henry Chaffe, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./15768.

Pte. Frederick Alfred Joseph Parsons, R.M.L.I., No.Ply./19259.

Pte. James William Smith, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./19397.

Pte. Alfred James Still, R.M.L.I., No. Ch./20836.

Pte. Harry Leslie Weaver, R.M.L.I., No. Ply./17080.

Pte. Walter Woolstenholmes, R..M.L.I., No. Ply./19020.




31875 - 20 APRIL 1920


War Office


(included in Army lists)


..... award of a Meritorious Service Medal to the undermentioned Rating in recognition of valuable services rendered with the British Forces in North Russia

Murmansk Command.


Royal Navy.


M.M.R./978667 Bos'n Chapple, W., Mercantile Marine Reserve (Fulham).




32122 - 12 NOVEMBER 1920


Admiralty, S.W.


..... award of the following medals to the undermentioned men for services in the Baltic in 1919: 


To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.

Clr. Sergt. John Allen, R.M.L.I., No. Po/12976.

P.O. Percy William Bosworth, O.N. 211598 (Po.).

C.P.O. Cook Albert Luther Martin, O.N. 355987 (Po.).

P.O. Teleg. Harold James Pallister, O.N. 235615 (Ch.).

C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Frederick William Warren, O.N. M.1954 (Po.).

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