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]

On this day 30th November 1918: Award of decorations

Following decorations awarded for gallantry and devotion to duty near RAMICOURT on 3rd October 1918.

Distinguished Service Order: Lieut (A/Major) JA SHEDDEN, MC

Bar to Military Cross: Lieut (A/Capt) E KERSHAW, MC

Military Cross: Capt (A/Major) EF WINSER and 2/Lt CB NEWELL

On this day 27th November 1918: Samuel Furness from Bakewell was discharged

1870/240307 Pte Samuel Furness a farm labourer from Bakewell enlisted in April 1913. Arrived in France in 1916 and served with “C” Company. Wounded on 1.7.17 at Cite St Pierre. Discharged on 27.11.18 and later awarded TFWM.