On this day the 1st December 1918: Decorations were awarded

1/12/18 LANDRECIES: The following decorations were awarded for gallantry and devotion to duty during the operations around RAMICOURT on 3/10/18.

Distinguished Conduct Medal

240804 Sgt Charles Greatorex. A tape weaver from Wirksworth. He enlisted in October 1914 ad arrived in France in 1916. served with “B” Company and was wounded on 8.3.17 at Pigeon Wood near Gommecourt

241116 L/Cpl Percy Poyser. A mill hand from Ashbourne. Enlisted in November 1914 and arrived in France in August 1915.

241535 L/Cpl Edward Caleb Tanner MM. Enlisted in August 1915 and arrived in France in 1916. Served with No 9 Platoon C Company and k/a 5.11.18 when the Battalion were moving to new positions at La Groise.

241182 Pte Alfred Thomas. Enlisted January 1915 and arrived in France in1916.  Served with “B” Company and was wounded on 24.5.16 at Foncquevillers and again on 8.3.17 at Pigeon Wood near Gommecourt.

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

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