MEDAL (ABBN)

The Military Medal (M.M.) group of Corporal Arthur Rix, M.M. (Click image for full group)
Photo by M. O'Leary.
(Private Collection)

The Royal Canadian Regiment and
The First World War - 1914-1919

Military Medal (M.M.)

During the First World War, the Military Medal (M.M.) was awarded to Warrant Officers, non-commissioned officers and men for individual or associated acts of bravery in the field. (Veterans Affairs Canada)

Authorized by Royal Warrant published in the London Gazette 7 April 1916.

RCR Recipients of the Military Medal (1916-1919)

The following Warrant Officers, non-commissioned officers and soldiers of The Royal Canadian Regiment received the Military Medal during the First World War. Citations may be found in the Library and Archives Canada for early awards of the Military Medal, generally for those dated 1916, but later awards seldom have associated citations unless these can be found in regimental documents, war diaries or, in rare cases, published in hometown newspapers. Citations given below have been taken from LAC documents and from the archives of The Royal Canadian Regiment.

Service No. Rank Initials Surname Date
700330PteLouisADAM CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 JULY, 1917
234131PteArcher MonroeALLEN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRARY 1919
477033A/L/CplPercyBALL CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 AUGUST, 1916.
477040A/L/CplHarry JamesBARLOW CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 AUGUST, 1916.

Citation for the Military Medal – When communication from the Culvert to the Cellars was broken by very heavy shell fire, he went out on to the line for three times in succession under fire and repaired the line, finally desisting when the wires were cut in very small pieces. On the night of 2/3rd Jule 1916, he gathered in all the small pieces he could find, joined them together and went out under fire and laid a new line. This was also cut shortly after and from then on he acted as a Runner carrying messages from the Culvert to the front line on the right. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

477061PteFrederick ArthurBENNETT CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 6 JANUARY, 1917.
261112PteWalter AlvinBENNETT CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 29 AUGUST, 1918
477069PteHerbert HoratioBEVEN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919.
477092CplAlfred GeorgeBOWEN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 13 MARCH, 1918
477101Sergt (later Lt)HarryBREALEY CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 JULY, 1917
London Gazette to Temp. Lt. 21 Sept 1918.
442027L./C. (Actg. Cpl.)James ErnestBROWN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 26 MARCH, 1917
444314PteFrancis JosephBROWN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 26 MARCH, 1917
477133L/CplAlexander NapierBURNESS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 21 OCTOBER, 1916
478883CplJoseph MillcrestCLARKE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919.

Citation for the Military Medal – For conspicuous gallantry and initiative during the operations at MONS on November 10th 1918. By a personal reconnaissance he quickly located and reported to his Company Commmander a hostile machine gun post. Later during a hostile counter attack he so disposed and used his Lewis Gun that the attack was broken up and a large number of the enemy killed. His fearlessness and coolness in meeting with a difficult situation inspired his men with confidence and was of the greatest to his company commander (sic). - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

477179SergtWalter LutrailCLIFFORD CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919.

Citation for the Military Medal – For most useful and gallant services rendered during the operatiosn at MONS on November 10th and 11th 1918. While commanding a Platoon with geat skill and utter disregard for personal danger led his men to their objective along the CANAL DU NORD, swan the CANAL and patrolled the opposite side, under heavy machine gun and rifle fire bringing back valuable information.

739656PteJohn HamiltonCLOSE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
478055SergtJohnCONNOLLY CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 JULY, 1917.
477195PteSydney JamesCOPE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 6 JANUARY, 1917.
478624PteJamesCOX CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
469726L/CplMichaelCURRIE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
477225CplFrankDAVIS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty while acting as Regimental Sergeant Major during three days fighting commencing 26th August 1918. This N.C.O. performed invaluable work in getting much needed rations and water forward to the attacking Companies. On 27th August he led three such parties to Front Line each time passing through a heavy hostile bombardment and withering Machine Gun fire and though throughout the operation exposed to great personal danger, this N.C.O. was indefatigable in organizing Stretcher Parties and burying the dead. The value of his work to the troops in the front line cannot be too highly appreciated. - Award Recommendation dated 31 Aug 1918. (Provided to The Regimental Rogue by Hugh Conway, a Royal Canadian and regimental collector).

477229CplThomasDAVY CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. As Medical Officer's assistant during the entire operations between 8th and 15th August 1918. He was utterly regardless of personal danger in his endeavours to alleviate the suffereings of the wounded. He followed close up to the attacking Companies, was indefatigable in his search for the wounded, often remaining under heavy shell and machine gun fire till the wounded could be evacuated. After objective had been reached and under hostile fire, he proceeded beyond our front line forward to where a large number of enemy wounded lay, dressed their wounds and directed their successful evacuation. On the evening of the 14th August, he accompanied the Medical Officer in advance of our positions to attend wounded of another Division, who had lain there in the open for two days. These he dressed and evacuated under a heavy artillery and machine gun fire. This N.C.O. was directly responsible for the saving of a large number of men's lives. His personal courage, hard work and devotion to duty were of the highest possible order. - Award Recommendation dated 17 Aug 1918, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

715433PtePatrick JosephDELANEY CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For untiring devotion to duty and gallantry as Company Runner during the operations from 8th August to 15th August 1918. Pte DELANEY repeatedly volunteered to carry messages to Battalion Headquarters, often through intense enemy shelling. His never failing cheerfulness and willingness to work at all times was of the greatest assistance to his Company Commander in keeping the Battalion in touch with the progress of the Advance. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

BAR - SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 JULY, 1919

207654Sergt (later Lt)William HarveyDEO CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 16 AUGUST, 1917
477250SergtAlbert EdwardDOCKRILL CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
445234CplEdmond ThomasDOUCETT CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 12 MARCH, 1917
207983PteWilliam EATON CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 FEBRUARY, 1918
195071Pte (A./L./C.)William ThomasELLIS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
733616L/CplJoseph EdwardELLS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919 (unit given as Nova Scotia R.)
477290PteOliver OwenEVANS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919 (unit given as Nova Scotia R.)
158582L/CplJohn JosephFLANAGAN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For quick decision and boldness of action during the attack on JEAN WOOD on 8th August 1918. When the advance of his platoon was held up by a concealed Machine Gun in an enemy Observation Post Lance Corporal FLANAGAN led his Platoon forward and outflanked the Post, captured the Gun and personally bayoneted two of the crew. His work throughout the PARVILLERS operations was characterized by the same dash and initiative when he was in command of a "Mopping Up Party." - Award Citation Card, held by Library and Archives Canada.

455671SergtJ.H.FORRESTER CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 FEBRUARY, 1918
477313PteAlbert ErnestFOSTER CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 DECEMBER, 1916

Citation for the Military Medal – On the 16th Sept; 1916, he made a preliminary reconnaissance of the ground. Having accomplished this successfully he then returned to Battn. and on the night mentioned voluntarily made nine round trips with important despatches. This man carried on under continuous heavy shell and M.G. fire, and in showing admirable coolness set a magnificent example to all those about him. - Award Citation Card, held by Library and Archives Canada.

734109L/SergtFrederickFOX CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For remarkable initiative and dashing gallantry when in charge of a "Mopping Up" Party during the attack on August 8th, 1918. He fearlessly led his Platoon from cellar to cellar and accounted for a large number of the enemy. On one occasion he ran forward and attacked single handed a Machine Gun Crew before they were able to open fire. He personally bayonetted two of the enemy and took the others prisoners. His coolness and absolute disregard for danger contributed largely to the early "Mopping Up" of the village. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

488400CplJohn GordonFRASER CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919 (unit given as Nova Scotia R.)
715047PteNorman LesterFULTON CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919.

Citation for the Military Medal – For quick and gallant action during the attack on PARVILLERS on August 14th 1918. When advancing in charge of a Lewis Gun Section, he suddenly encountered a large patrol of the enemy. Although greatly outnumbered, he opened fire and completely dispersed the enemy patrol. Later, nearly a score of the enemy were found dead at this spot. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

460957PteCharlesGASTON CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 6 JANUARY, 1917.
477347SergtAlbert EdwardGLADWIN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 DECEMBER, 1916

Citation for the Military Medal – For conspicuous gallantry and bravery in leading his platoon in an attack on Sep 15th, 1916, from SUGAR TRENCH. On leaving the parapet where they were exposed to intense Rifle, Machine Gun, and Shell fire he fearlessly exposed himself and by his example of daring materially assisted in the advance. On reaching a position his Platoon had been subjected to many casualties and had become mixed with elements of other Regiments. He again displayed great bravery in the re-organization of his platoon which he successfully accomplished in a very short space of time. - Award Citation Card, held by Library and Archives Canada

460298SergtAlexanderGRAY CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For continuously good work as a Platoon Commander during the operations from 8th August to 15th August 1918. His able leadership and cool determination under trying circumstances inspired his men with absolute confidence. When he reached his objective at PARVILLERS he quickly appreciated the situation and immediately pushed out Patrols and established the security of his flanks. His work throughout was of a very high order and most commendable. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

730654SergtRobert GeorgeGRAY CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
1033188PteAdolph GilbertGREEN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
BAR - SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 JULY, 1919
477362PteRoy HenryGREEN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 FEBRUARY, 1918
401296L./C.Joseph WilliamGRIMMETT CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 JULY, 1917.
261645PteMagnusHAGEN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 16 AUGUST, 1917
477378PteJamesHAMMOND CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 27 OCTOBER, 1916
477384CplArthurHATTON CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. While employed as a sniper, during the attack on WHITE HOUSE on August 8th, 1918, with great daring he advanced well ahead of first wave accounting for nine enemy snipers who were causeing casualties to the Battalion prior to the advance from HAMON WOOD. He discovered a machine gun fast enfilading the left Company. Again, by himself, he worked his way into a position from which he shot the crew of three and captured the gun. Throughout the advance he rendered extremely valuable services. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

730095PteDavidHAWTHORNTHWAITE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
733981CplWinston ChurchillHAYDEN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
477396PteJosephHEMPENSTALL CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE- 27 OCTOBER, 1916
477398SergtGordon EllisHENRY CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
477411CplJamesHOBAN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 20 AUGUST, 1919
477422PteHarryHOLMES CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For the greatest keenness and gallantry during the atack on PARVILLERS on August 14th 1918. He was most active in searching the shrubs and hedges of the Village for hidden parties of the enemy. He encountered a post of four, killed three and took one prisoner. His zest and keenness in the fight and his absolute fearlessness inspired those about him with great confidence. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

461262Cpl; Sgt (later Lieut.)George WilfredHORNE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 13 MARCH, 1918
BAR - SUPPLEMENT to THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
477426SergtJohn WilliamHOWARD CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 JULY, 1917.
477440Sergt (later Lt)Archibald WilliamHUNT CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE- 27 OCTOBER, 1916
208236PteClinton AlbertusIMERSON CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 JULY, 1917.
477450PteErnest VictorINGRAM CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JUNE, 1916
733384PteFredIRVINE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For conspicuous gallantry as a Company Runner during the operations August 8th to August 15th 1918. His willingness to cary important messages through country exposed to heavy shell fire and machine gun fire. His coolness and contempt for danger and his remarkable ability to pick up landmarks greatly assisted the rapid establishment of communication. He worked incessantly and finally collapsed from utter exhaustion when the Company were consolidated at PARVILLERS. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

207415SergtGeorgeJAHN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
BAR - SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 JULY, 1919
643SergtHorace GarfieldJONES CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
1060012PteJamesKELLY CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919 (unit given as Nova Scotia R.)
477506L/CplJohnLAMB CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 21 OCTOBER, 1916
477507SergtCharles ALbertLAMONT CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 27 OCTOBER, 1916 ; Bar 1917
441548SergtAlexanderLEITH CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
261628PteArthur FrederickLITTLEWOOD CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
477550SergtWalterLOWE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 27 OCTOBER, 1916
477552SergtJoseph WilliamLUPTON CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 13 MARCH, 1918
BAR - SUPPLEMENT to THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Bar to the Military Medal – For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. As N.C.O. on charge of forward section of Transport during ther entire eight days operations Sergeant LUPTON was largely responsible for the efficient ration and water supply of the Regiment. He continuously brought transport forward with supplies under heavy shell fire. On the morning of the 18th August 1918 after the Battalion had attacked and taken PARVILLERS Sergeant LUPTON brought his transport forward in broad daylight and in full view of the enemy. He was twice forced to return by heavy enemy shelling on the road. On the third attempt, however, he passed through the shelling at great personal risk and delivered much needed rations and water to the Companies in PARVILLERS village. His perseverence, untiring energy and absolute reliability played an important part in the success of the operations. (Awarded the Miliary medal 16 Dec 1917.) - Award Recommendation dated 17 Aug 1918, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

733058PteWaldoLYMAN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 13 MARCH, 1918
477561CplLeonard OttoMAASS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
477562L/CplWilliam WilfredMAASS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
715973PteErnestMACKINNON CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
733345PteNorman SinclairMACRAE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
15512PteAnson D.MANN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 OCTOBER, 1916 - 15512 Pte A. D. Mann, Can. C. Cav. R.
716251PtePercy SeymourMARTIN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For conspicuous bravery during the operations at MONS on November 10th and 11th, 1918. While acting as a Company Runner he repeatedly carried messages through heavy shell and machine gun fire, thus keeping his Commanding Officer in touch with the situation and enabling him to take action against enemy positions which had been reinforced and were offering strong resistance to the progress of the company. By this man's untiring efforts the operation was made a success and many casualties prevented. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

440032CplJamesMCADAM CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
477627PteClifford PeterMcARTHUR CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 JULY, 1917.
440228SergtPeter Crawford StrujthersMCCARTNEY CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 JULY, 1917.
477629PteBernardMCCOLL CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 DECEMBER, 1916
478764SergtJames DanielMCDONALD CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
460578PteAlexanderMCFEAT CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 6 JANUARY, 1917.
1060294 PteFrederick RitchieMCGLASHING CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919 (Spelled "MacGlashing" in the London Gazette, also misspelled as "MacGlashin" in the first volume of the Regimental history.)
477639PteCharles UnsworthMCGRATH CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 DECEMBER, 1916
478537PteNeilMCINNIS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 6 JANUARY, 1917
207265PteJamesMCLAUCHLAN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
877992PteArchibald AndrewMCLELLAN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
478539PteGeorge HerbertMCINTYRE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
478046SergtAquatineMCNULTY CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
733212Pte (L./C.)DominickMELANSON CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
477588Lt (formerly in the ranks of The RCR)John WilliamMILLER CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 AUGUST, 1916.
477592L/CplClarence WalterMITCHELL CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
734153CplLewis FredMOORE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919.
477609PteCliffordMOSS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For conspicuous bravery and gallant services during the attack on WHITE HOUSE on 8th August 1918 and the capture of PARVILLERS on 14th August 1918. As a Company Scout he fearlessly went forward time and again and returned with the most valuable information for his Company. In the darkness at PARVILLERS he advanced, under heavy shell-fire and machine gun fire to the outskirts of BLUCHER WOOD cutting lanes through wire and locating paths. He then led a Platoon to its objective, greatly assisting in its early security. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

817116Cpl (L./Sergt.)Lester LelandMURRAY CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For the greatest gallantry and invaluable services to Company Lewis Gun Sergeant during the attack on PARVILLERS on August 14th 1918. When the position was taken he made a thorough reconnaissance although continuously exposed to heavy enemy machine gun fire. He then placed the eight Lewis Guns of his Company in the most advantageous positions, thus greatly contributing to the quick security of the position against counter-attack. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

552111SergtFredNASH CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For continuously excellent work as Company Sergeant Major during the operations from 8th to 15th August 1918. During the attack on MAISON BLANCHE, when the advance of his Company was checked by an enemy Machine Gun, Sergeant NASH gallantly went forward and outflanked the postion. He bayoneted three of the crew and captured the gun. In the attack on PARVILLERS he had charge of a "Mopping Up" Party and accounted for a large number of the enemy hidden in cellars and dug-outs. His work throghout was of the greatest assistance to the Company Commander and an inspiration to all ranks. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

261666PtePaulNEWSHAM CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 12 MARCH, 1917
552313Pte (actg. L.Sergt.)NeilNICHOLSON CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 JULY, 1917
208021PteKamberyNICOL CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For valuable reconnaissance work and bold initiative during the attack on PARVILLERS on 14th August 1918. As a Scout he covered the advance of the Platoon, always keeping well in front, utterly regardless of his own safety. He located a large enemy Patrol in the Main Street of PARVILLERS and led the Lewis Gun Section to a point from whch the Patrol was entirely wiped out. Pushing ahead again he discovered a Machine Gun Post and led a party to outflank it. By his acive work the advance was hastened and two parties of the enemy wiped out without loss to his Platoon. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

477683SergtThomasO'CONNOR CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 DECEMBER, 1916
877775PteMichael JamesO'DAY CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
477689SergtLouis ReginaldO'NEILL CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
477693L/Cpl (later Lieut.)Morton DouglasORR CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 6 JANUARY, 1917
BAR - SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 12 MARCH, 1917
261468PteJosephPENTELOW CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
477718Pte (L./Cpl.)WilliamPESCOD CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
477732C.S.M. (London Gazette as Sgt.)Charles HenryPOPE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 6 JANUARY, 1917
477742PteCharles SamuelPRICE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919.
734279SergtGeorge ElmoranRAYNARD CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For conspicuous gallantry and able leadership during the operation at MONS on the 10th and 11th November 1918, this N.C.O., after his Platoon Officer had been killed, took over the Platoon and with great skill led them to their objective. He also went alone, in the face of heavy enemy machine gun fire and brought in two Lewis Guns whose crews had become casualties, thus enabling his position to hold their objective. His bravery and contempt for danger inspired his men with the greatest confidence. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

477761PteSydneyRAYNER CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 27 OCTOBER, 1916
734368CplHarry ArmenasREYNOLDS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
478979PteJohnREYNOLDS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 16 AUGUST, 1917
BAR - SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 JULY, 1919

Citation for the Bar to the Military Medal – For conspicuous courage and self-sacrifice at PARVILLERS on the 14th August 1918. Although continuously exposed to hostile machine gun and rifle fire, Corporal REYNOLDS thoroughly searched a large section of "No Man's Land" and carried in eight men of another Division who had been wounded two days before. By his splendid devotion to duty, Corporal REYNOLDS undoubtedly saved the lives of these men. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

414028CplEdwardRIGG CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
BAR - SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 JULY, 1919

Citation for the Bar to the Military Medal – For conspicuous gallantry, leadership and devotion to duty during the operations at MONS on 10th and 11th November 1918. During the last day of the advance when telephonic communication was most essential to the success of the operations this N.C.O. patrolled and repaired lines with an utter disregard to personal danger, under heavy shell and machine gun fire. His leadership and gallantry encouraged his men and materially assisted to the maintenance of communication. Recommended for M.M. in connection with CAMBRAI operations. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

477781CplArthurRIX CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919 (Omitted from list in Regt History, Vol 1, identified in 2005 when medal group acquired by collector in Regt.)
207376CplRobertROBERTSON CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
778996A/L/Cpl (later Lt)Ernest AlfredROBINSONCEF-db
1916 (VANCE, ALBERT GEORGE (AKA))
477797SergtEarl MorrisonROSS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 12 MARCH, 1917
BAR - SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 JULY, 1917
477834PteCharlesSHIPP CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 27 OCTOBER, 1916
739801PteSiriganSIROONIAN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For exceptionally good work during the capture of PARVILLERS on August 14th 1918. When his Company reached their objective he went out in the darkness into a position heavily wired and cut up by trenches and located the right post of the Flank Battalion. He then so placed the left post of the Company that the flank of the position was quickly secured. His work throughout, his cheerfulness and willingness were an inspiration to all ranks. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

511886PteWilliam GarnerSMITH CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
733135SergtGeorge AverySMITH CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
657325SergtThomas Henry BrownSMITH CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For conspicuous bravery during the operations near MONS on November 11th, 1918. When his platoon was held up by machine gun fire, Sergeant SMITH made a reconnnaissance and located the enemy post in a house. He then rushed the house from a flank and threw several bombs into the building. His quick and gallant action resulted in the capture of the gun and two prisoners and enabled the advance to be continued without delay. His gallantry was most commendable and greatly inspired the men in his platoon. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

877347PtePhilipSODERO CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For conspicuous gallantry and devtion to duty during the night attack on PARVILLERS on August 14th 1918. When, in the darkness, his Platoon was held up by wire, Lance Corporal SODERO went forward and reconnoitred a passage through several belts of wire, under heavy machine gun fire. He then led his Platoon to their objective materially contributing to the success of the operation. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

514324PteRalph WilliamSPICER CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
25540Lt (formerly in the ranks, pre-War)John MyloeSTEPHENSONCEF-db
477885SergtWilliamSTEWART CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 JULY, 1917.
477887SergtJohnSTIRLING CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 JULY, 1917.
477895PteBertram JosephSULLIVAN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 27 OCTOBER, 1916
733965PteStephen PattenSUTHERN CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 FEBRUARY, 1918
261676PteWilliam JosephSYMONS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
477907Cpl (later Lt)Hugh SamuelTAYLOR CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 16 AUGUST, 1917
477912 (16392)PteWilliam ErnestTAYLOR CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 FEBRUARY, 1918
733697CplCharles HibbertTHOMPSON CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
460196L/CplPetersonTHOMPSON CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 FEBRUARY, 1918
406879PteFrankVANCE CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 JULY, 1919
415839PteStanleyWALTON CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty as a Company Runner during the operations from 8th August to 15th August 1918. His ready willingness to volunteer for any work of a partcularly dangerous nature and his ceaseless activity in carrying messages and guiding ration and other parties was of the greatest assistance to his Company Commander. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

478699L/CplClarence AldenWATERMANCEF-db
London Gazette 11 Feb 1919; Bar London Gazette 19 Aug 1919

Citation for the Military Medal – For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During the recent operations from 8th to 15th August 1918, for seven days he worked untiringly carrying messages, making reconnaissances and guiding troops to advanced positions, under heavy shell and machine gun fire. He showed a complete disregard of personal danger. It was largely due to WATERMAN's energy, initiative and bravery that communications between Company and Battalion headuqarters was invariably established immediately after each move. - Award Recommendation, from the Regimental Archives of The RCR.

207958PteGuy EdwardWELLSCEF-db
1918
455623SergtHarry GladstoneWILLIAMS CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11 FEBRUARY, 1919
835272PteStanley PerryWOOD CEF-db
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 13 MARCH, 1919 - 835272 Pte Wood, S. P., Can. Labour Pool.

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