On New Years Day 1917

1.1.1917 Gazette: Lt Col Edward HALL to be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO). 1453 Sergeant William MARCHINGTON awarded DCM.1452 Marchington

1.7.1917 Despatches: The following were mentioned in the Despatches of Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig.

  • Lieut.-Col Edward Hall DSO
  • Surgeon Major Arthur Wilson Shea
  • Captain Edward Mallalieu Brook-Taylor
  • 508 Drummer Albert George Askey

Hall Shea Brooke-Taylor

Edward Hall, Arthur Wilson Shea, Edward Mallalieu Brook-TaylorAskey

508 Drummer Albert Askey (right)

1/6th Battalion War Diary [WO/95/2694]

1453/240125 Sergeant William Marchington only served overseas with the 1/6th Battalion and was disembodied in July 1919.

Jan 1st 12am SOUASTRE: A ten minute bombardment of the enemy line carried out to which the hostile artillery replied an hour later.

139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]

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