On this day 5th January 1918: The following Awards were announced in the London Gazette

Military Cross: Captain FW Hipkins

Mentioned in Dispatches: Lieut Colonel BW Vann, Captain E Kershaw MC, 1865/240304 Sgt F Pott

Distinguished Conduct Medal: 2113/240421 Sgt J Atterbury

Meritorious Service Medal: 2135/240431 Sgt HG Benstead, 1663/240203 Sgt H Hodgkinson

Frederick Wystan Hipkins

Fred Pott

Harry Gordon Benstead

Edward Kershaw

Bernard William Vann