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

Honours

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