Category Archives: Honours and Awards

On this day 19th June 1918 – Gallantry Awards

19.6.18: Corps Commander awarded Bar to Military Medal to 240138 Sgt TW Spencer MM and 240244 Cpl EH White MM for gallantry and devotion to duty during raid of 6/7 inst.

Thomas William Spencer

Edward Huddlestone White

19.6.18: Surg.-Major AW Shea DSP rejoined Battalion from Rest Station.

Arthur Wilson Shea

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

On this day 3rd June 1918

3.6.18 London Gazette: SURG-MAJOR AW SHEA awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal. 166/240017 RQM Sergt W Barker awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal

Arthur Wilson Shea DSO

166/240017 RQMS William Barker DCM

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

3/6/18 GORRE SECTOR: Quite day. Megs showed less activity at night. Three patrols went out.

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


On this day 25th May 1918 – casualties and awards


The following Officers and NCO were mentioned in the Dispatchers of the Field Marshall Commanding in Chief for gallant service in the field:-

Surgeon Major AW Shea

QM and Hon Captain WD Jamieson

2207/240469 Sgt John Peter Middleton

On this day 5th February 1918

5.2.18: CAPT GKK MAUGHAN and 240018 CSM BENNETT awarded the BELGIAN CROIX DE GUERRE.belgian-croix-de-guerre

170-bennett170/240018 CSM Sampson Bennett a Rifle Corp Volunteer and Pre-War Territorial from Burbage


Gardyne Keith Kilgour Maughan

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

New Years Honours 1918

1 Jan 1918 HONOURS & AWARDS: The following were included in the New Years Honours List:-

Military Cross Capt (A/Major) W SEATON

DCM 240029 Coy Sgt Major TW SLATER

Mentioned in Despatches

  • Captain (A/Lt Col) CB JOHNSON
  • Lt (A/Capt) BE JOHNSON
  • 240552 Sgt GP BAGSHAWjohnson-cb-and-eb

Cyril Benton and Evelyn Brownlow Johnson


2381/240552 Sergeant George Potter Bagshaw356 Slater

356/240029 Thomas William Slater (believed to be)