Honours and Awards - Great War

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The following medals and awards were made to Signals personnel during the Great War.[1] A (*) beside a name indicates a soldier who is on the Honour Roll, having died as a result of their service although not necessarily in relation to the noted award.

Distinguished Service Order

Maj A.A. Anderson
Maj G.A. Cline
Maj P.E. Earnshaw
Maj E. Forde
Maj F.A. Lister
Maj T.E. Powers

Officer of the Order of the British Empire

Capt W.H. McMurray

Member of the Order of the British Empire

Capt T.C. McGill

The Military Cross

Lt R.F. Allen
Lt F. Barber
Lt E.L.M. Burns
Lt R.C. Croly
Lt J.R. Donnan
Lt H. Dudley-Watters
Lt P.E. Earnshaw
Lt G.P. Farr
Lt B. Faughnan
Lt C.O. Fellowes
Lt A.B. Fennell
Capt W.R. Flewin
Lt J.C. Franklin
Lt A.H. Garland
Capt J.E. Genet
Lt R.B. Gibson
Lt H.A. Golwynne
Capt A. Hartley
Lt D.B. Holman
Capt S.B. Iler
Lt T.A. Irwin
Lt H.H. Johnson
Lt F.H.M. Jones
Lt W.G. Lawson
Maj A.G. Lawson
Maj A. Leavitt
Capt S.A. Lee
Capt J.H. Leeson
Capt D.H. MacFarlane
Capt M.L. Maitland
Maj F.G. Malloch
Capt H.T. May
Capt M.R. McCracken
Capt K.R. McKinnon
Capt W.H. McMurray
Capt F.S. McPherson
Lt F.S. Merry
Lt G.H. Mills
Lt S.R. Parker
Lt H.S. Quigley
Lt F.A. Ritchie
Lt A.F. Shaw
Capt S.M. Smith
Capt W.A. Steel
Capt A.E. Stewart
Lt R.E. Turnbull
Lt E.G. Weeks
Lt H.N. Westwood
Lt L.R. Whittaker
Lt H.K. Wyman
Lt J.A.M. Young

Bar to the Military Cross

Lt F. Barber
Lt J.C. Franklin
Capt A. Hartley
Lt M.R. McCracken
Lt K.R. McKinnon
Lt E.G. Weeks
Lt J.A.M. Young

The Distinguished Conduct Medal

Pte H.M. Adams
Spr A. Bagrie
Sgt C.W. Ball
Sgt H. Banks
Sgt F. Barber
Sgt F.H. Bates
Lt H.M. Bennett
Spr J.B. Burnett
Cpl E. Casstles
A/Cpl E.H. Challacombe
Sgt C.L. Cooling
Sgt F.J. Corcoran
Lt J.A. Craig
Sgt R.A. Craven
CSM B.E. Dabson
Pte W. Duncan
Sgt H.J. Faulkner
A/Cpl G. Fielding
Cpl J.E. Flanigan
Sgt W. Fullerton
CSM P.V. Harcourt
A/Sgt R.W. Hardy
SM W.DeF. Henderson
Sgt A.K. Hibbert
Pte J.G. Hood
Cpl L.D. Johnson
LCpl D.B. Jones
Sig R.G. Jones
Cpl B.E. Kennedy
Sgt A. Kilpatrick
Pte A. MacArtair
A/Cpl W.F. Marsh
SM G.C. Massey
A/Cpl K.G. McDonald
Spr L.A. McKinnon
Spr J.W. Milne
Cpl A.W. Mitchell
Sgt H.J. Mortimer
Spr E.F. Mount
2/Cpl J.F. Norton(*)
A/Sgt G.J. Oliver
Sgt C.C. Polkinghorne
Lt H.S. Quigley
Cpl R.C. Russ
A/Cpl T.W. Rutherford
Sgt W.O. Simpson
Sgt E.E. Snelgar
Spr F.T. Spencer
Sgt F.D. Turner
CQMS J.G. Waterfield
Cpl J. Winters

Bar to the Distinguished Conduct Medal

Sgt H.J. Faulkner
Cpl A.W. Mitchell

The Military Medal

Spr H.L. Abbott
Sgt W.G. Acheson
Cpl H.M. Adams
SSgt A.E. Adams
Spr T.W. Aikins
Spr C.V. Allen
Spr G. Allen
Lt E. Appleby
LCpl A. Arsenault
Lt F.A. Ashford
A/Cpl H.E. Ashforth
Spr T.J. Ashton
Sgt A. Aveling
LCpl H. Bagg
Spr R.J. Baird
Cpl O.W. Baker
Cpl W.L. Baker
Sgt C.W. Ball
Spr O.V. Ball
Spr L.J. Ballard
Spr W.H. Balsdon
Lt H. Banks
A/Cpl F.L. Bartlett
Cpl S. Barton
Spr J.E. Bates
Cpl J.H. Beale
Spr H.L. Beals(*)
LCpl R.L. Beattie
Spr J.M. Beatty
LCpl G.P. Bell
Spr T.P. Bellinger
Cpl G.B. Benness
Cpl A.V. Benzie
Spr G.E. Bernuy
Spr J.G. Bethune
Cpl F.C. Betts
Spr T.E. Beveridge
Spr M.G. Billings
LCpl G.S. Blackwell
Pte H.A. Bogert
Sgt C.V. Boyd(*)
LCpl J.N. Boyle
LCpl G.E.C. Bradley
Cpl H.A. Brailsford
Spr H.J. Brazier(*)
Gnr J. Breatcliffe
Spr C.P. Breuls
Cpl E. Bridgeman
Spr R.B. Briskham
Sgt E. Brown
Spr W.M. Brown
A/Cpl E.M. Brownless
Lt W.C. Bruce
Sgt H.L. Buck(*)
Cpl W.W. Budd
Cpl F. Burgess
Spr G. Burley
Spr L.A. Butler
Spr P.C.W. Campbell
Spr W.F. Campbell
Sgt A.W. Carmichael
Sgt G.W.V. Cartwright
A/Cpl E.H. Challacombe
Spr N.V. Chandler
Spr J.P. Cheatley
Spr M.W. Chisholm
LCpl W.H. Choate
Spr J.D. Christison
Spr A.J. Church
Bdr C.H. Churchill
Spr W. Cockeram
A/Cpl J.L. Collins
Spr H. Conley
Sgt C.L. Cooling
Spr J.W. Cope
LCpl E.C. Corner
Cpl F.W. Coulter
Spr R. Cox
Sgt R.A. Craven
Cpl T.R. Craven(*)
Cpl A.W. Crawford
Spr D. Crawford
Sgt H.L. Creighton
Cpl W.P. Dale
Sigmn C.J. Daley
A/Sgt T. Davies
Spr C.J. Davis
Sgt E. Dent
Cpl W.J. Dickson
Spr D.M. Donaldson
LCpl D.B. Doney
LCpl J.C. Dow
A/Cpl P.J. Doyle
Sgt A. Dunbar
Sgt A.W. Dyke
Spr F.B. Eagleson
LCpl J.H. Eastcott
Spr G. Edgerley(*)
A/Cpl J.W. Ellenthorpe
Spr J.G. Elsey
Spr L.N. Evans
Spr M.G. Evans
Pte A.M. Farr
Lt B. Faughnan
Sgt H.J. Faulkner
Pte R. Ferguson
Spr D.C. Field
Spr W.W. Finley
Spr M.M. Fisher
Cpl J.E. Flanigan
LCpl E.S. Fleischmann
A/Cpl J.J. Fleming
Spr T.D Fleming
Spr J.T. Flemming
LCpl G. Fordyce
Spr H.W. Forrester
LCpl H.J. Fryer
Sgt W. Fullerton
LCpl G.W. Gardiner
Sgt F.G. Garnett
Cpl G. Gass
Sgt H.J. Geale
Lt R.B. Gibson
Spr V.W. Gibson
Sgt C. Glaysher
Gnr G.E. Goodman
Spr H.S. Gordon
Spr J.G. Gow
Spr A.W. Graham
Spr E.G. Gray
Spr P.A.R. Green
Pnr T.W. Griggs
Spr R.W. Guy
LCpl R.J. Hanna
LCpl G.A. Hardiman
A/Sgt R.W. Hardy
Sgt R. Harper
Spr A.J.L. Haynes
LCpl K.W. Heaps
Spr M.G. Henderson
Spr C.S. Hewitt
Sgt A.K. Hibbert
Spr W. Hill
Spr F. Hilliard
Spr R.E.W. Hillier
Sgt E. Hilton
A/Cpl W.J. Howard
Spr J. Howarth
Lt G.R. Hughes
Spr P. Hughes
Sgt F. Hunt
Spr W.C. Impett
A/Sgt O. Inkster
Spr T. Innes
Spr D.F. Irvine
Cpl C. Jackson
Spr S. Jacobs
Cpl E. James
Spr S.H.R. Jarrett
Pte E.A. Jarrett
Spr R. Johnson
Lt B.H. Johnston
Spr J.G. Jones
A/Cpl F. Jones
Spr J.H. Jones
Cpl W. Jones
Spr P. Joyner
A/Cpl L.A. Kaye
Cpl H. Kee
Spr G.A. Kelly
A/Cpl D. Kennedy
Cpl H.B. Keslick
Spr D. Key
A/Cpl E.B. Kirby
Spr I. Kitchen
A/Cpl K. LaRush
Spr W.D. Lamb
Spr S.G. Lang
Spr A.M. Lawson(*)
A/Sgt F. Lawson
Spr J. Leary
LCpl R. Leavitt(*)
A/Cpl F.K. Lee
Lt T.D. Lee
Spr R.G. Lester
Spr E.F. Longley
Spr E.R. Love
Sgt E. Love
Sgt H.R. Lovett
Sgt J.S. Lowther
Spr W.H.W. Lucy
Spr T.P. Lumb
Lt C.H. MacDonald
Sgt J.J. MacDonald
Sgt P.A. MacGillivray(*)
Cpl E.H. MacKay
LCpl W.R. MacLaren
LCpl W.R. MacLaren
Spr C.T. MacLeod
Capt F.S. MacPherson
Spr A.H. MacQuarrie
Cpl H.T. Magee
Cpl W. Mallinson
Spr K.R. Mangan
Spr F.J. Manson
Spr J.C. Manson
Spr A.D. Martin
Sgt A.B. Mawbey
Spr E.R. May
LCpl A.E. McAfee
LCpl A.J. McArthur
Cpl J.D. McCall
Lt N.B. McCausland
Lt M.R. McCracken
Spr E.A. McCrady
Cpl C.H. McDonald
Sgt J.J. McDonald
A/Cpl K.G. McDonald
Spr W.J. McDonald
Spr E. McEwen
Cpl I. McFadyen
A/Cpl W. McGowan
Spr J. McGregor
Spr M.H. McGregor
Spr R.P. McIntosh
Cpl G. McKay
Spr J. McKee
LCpl E. McLaren
Spr H.J. McLeod
Sgt V.H. McLeod
Spr C.T. McLeod
Spr D.A. McLeod
A/Cpl H. McMillan
Sgt W. McMinn
Pte I.D. McNaughton
A/Cpl J. McNish
Lt F.S. McPherson
Sgt J. McQuaig
Spr W.F. McRae
A/Cpl P.C. McWha
Cpl J.E. Mercer
Cpl F.C. Merrill
Spr H.M. Middaugh
Spr P.W. Miller
Spr J.W. Milne
Cpl A.W. Minchin
Cpl A.W. Mitchell
A/Cpl A.G. Mitchell
Pte J.W. Moran
Spr D.A. Morrison
Cpl R.H. Morton
Spr C.O. Morton
Spr E.H. Moss
Cpl F.G. Moule
Spr H.T.R. Mount
Spr F.J. Mundy
Spr S. Munro
Cpl E.J. Nash
Spr D.A. New
Cpl C.J. Nicholls
Spr G. Nichols
Sgt J.M. Nicoll
Spr P.A. Noonan
Spr G.A. Northwood
Cpl C.E. Ogden
Sigmn A.D. Olive
A/Sgt G.J. Oliver
Sgt J.W. Ord
Spr J.J. O’Neill
Cpl E.H. Page
Spr F. Paisley
Sgt E. Parsonage
Spr J.L. Paterson
Spr C.M. Patmore
A/Cpl D.M. Patrick
Cpl R.G. Patterson
Spr J.R. Peacock
LCpl H.R. Penstone
Sgt H. Peters
Spr E. Phillips
Spr W. Phillips
Spr J. Pitt
Sgt M. Potter
Cpl C.W. Prynne
Spr D.H. Rae
Spr L.A. Ratcliffe
Cpl C.M. Redgrave
Spr G.W. Redpath
Gnr P.M. Reesor
Spr D.J. Reid
LCpl A.E. Reynard
LCpl L.M. Richardson
A/Cpl N.S. Richardson
Sgt W.C. Roberts
Spr D.D. Robertson
Spr W.D. Robertson
Cpl R.J. Rogers
Spr M.D. Ross
LCpl F. Roussell
A/Cpl F.L. Ruse
Cpl J.H. Rushforth
Lt A.B. Rutherford
Cpl C.A. Ryder
Spr W.B. Ryrie
Cpl R.J. Sanderson
LCpl H.F. Schindler
Sgt A. Scott
Gnr J.R. Scott
Spr T.C. Selby
Cpl H.D. Sharp
Spr H.E. Sharpe
Sgt P. Shaw
Sgt F. Shaw
LCpl R. Sheard
Pte C.E. Sheppard
Spr E. Simpson
Spr D.J. Skelley
Cpl L.P Smardon
Gnr J. Smith
Spr J.M. Smith
L/Cpl D. Smith(*)
Cpl B.K. Smith
Spr G.F. Smith
Cpl R. Snell
Spr F. Somers
Spr H. Southern
Spr E. Southern
Spr W.D. Spear(*)
A/Sgt W.J. Speedy
Cpl J.N. Spiers
Spr C.M. Sprauge
Spr J. St. Louis
Lt E.W. Stenhouse
Spr R.S. Stephenson
Spr B.C. Stevenson
Sgt A. Stewart
Spr R.O. Stewart
Sgt W.C. Sugden
Lt B.S. Summers
Sgt C. Switzer
LCpl A. Sykes
Pte E.G. Tapping
Spr A.A. Taylor
Sgt F.H. Taylor
Spt G.M. Taylor
A/Cpl T.L. Taylor
Sgt W.A. Taylor
Sgt E.O. Thompson
Spr J. Thompson
Spr N. Thompson
Spr T.L. Thompson
Spr O.L. Tobin
Sgt E. Topping
Pte J.H. Totten
Pte G.D. Ullman
Pte C.A. Upshall
Pte A. Urquhart
A/Cpl C.E. Vanhatten
Spr G.C. Verney
Sgt T. Vernon
Spr H.G. Vines
Spr V.G. Wallace
Cpl I.J. Walsh
Spr J.E. Ward
Cpl R.H. Ware
Cpl S.G. Warren
Sgt G. Watson
Spr J.H. Watts
LCpl R. Webb
A/Sgt E.G. Weeks
Spr J.H. Weiss
Cpl H.A. Wetmore
Lt W.B. Wheeler
Sigmn D. White
Cpl A. Whitney
2/Cpl L.M. Wilde(*)
LCpl F.H. Wilkinson
Spr E.W. Wilson
Sgt A.H. Wingrave
Spr C.E. Witter
Spr J.S. Wood
Spr F.S. Woods
Gnr S.T. Wyatt
Spr E.C. Young
Spr A. Zirk

Bar to the Military Medal

Cpl W.L. Baker
Sgt C.W. Ball
Gnr J. Breatcliffe
Sgt H.L. Buck(*)
Bdr C.H. Churchill
Cpl A.W. Crawford
LCpl J.C. Dow
Sgt H.J. Faulkner
Cpl J.E. Flanigan
Sgt W. Fullerton
Cpl G.W. Gardiner
Sgt C. Glaysher
Sgt R. Harper
Sgt A.K. Hibbert
Spr F. Hilliard
Spr D.F. Irvine
Cpl H. Kee
A/Sgt F. Lawson
LCpl R. Leavitt(*)
A/Cpl F.K. Lee
Sgt H.R. Lovett
A/Cpl W. McGowan
Sgt I.D. McNaughton
A/Cpl A.G. Mitchell
A/Sgt G.J. Oliver
Sgt E. Parsonage
Spr J.R. Peacock
Spr E. Phillips
Spr L.A. Ratcliffe
Sgt P. Shaw
Cpl L.P. Smardon
Spr J. Smith
Sgt C. Switzer
Sgt F.H. Taylor
Sgt T. Vernon
Spr J.E. Ward
Cpl R.H. Ware
A/Sgt E.G. Weeks
2/Cpl L.M. Wilde(*)
LCpl F.H. Wilkinson

Second Bar to the Military Medal

Gnr J. Breatcliffe
Cpl J.E. Flanigan
Sgt C. Glaysher
Sgt A.K. Hibbert
A/Sgt F. Lawson
Sgt H.R. Lovett
A/Cpl W. McGowan
A/Sgt G.J. Oliver
Sgt P. Shaw
Cpl L.P. Smardon
LCpl F.H. Wilkinson

The Meritorious Service Medal

Lt R.F. Allen
Sgt H.J. Ayris
CSM J.S. Baird
Pte A.C. Bieler
Sgt A.N. Burden
Sgt A.J. Castell
Cpl I.P. Crawford(*)
Sgt J.W. Crocker
RSM W.F. Crowley
Sgt C.L. Doig
Spr C. Dunkley
Pte J.C. Foote
Cpl A. Franklin
Spr G.A. Franklin
Cpl J. Gibson
Spr G. Hagerud
LCpl A.J.L. Haynes
Sgt A.W.M. Ingram
Pte W.D. Joynt
Sgt E. Keech
Sgt W. Livingstone
Sgt R.J. Lynn
Cpl R.G. McEwen
Cpl J.M. McIntosh
Cpl J. McKee
Sgt J.M. Mills
Sgt K.H. Montgomery
Sgt J.I. Neal
CQMS J.G. Oliver
A/Sgt P.C. Poulton
Sgt M. Rosenbaun
Sgt G.C. Simmons
CQMS R. Telfer
Cpl W.E. Terry
Cpl W.G. Thorpe

Mentioned in Despatches

Maj A.A. Anderson
Sgt R.H. Banks
2ndCpl C.W. Barrett
Lt H.M. Bennett
Spr G.V. Boddington
Maj J.L.H. Bogart
Cpl W.W. Budd
Maj K.M. Campbell
Maj G.A. Cline
Cpl C.L. Cooling
Lt F.J. Corcoran
Lt H.K. Cox
Spr J. Craven
RSM W.F. Crowley
A/Sgt J. Cunningham(*)
L/Cpl M. Davies
Cpl J.M. Dennistown
Lt W.G. Dix
Sgt S.A. Dow
Lt R.R. Duffy
Maj P.E. Earnshaw
Lt G.P. Farr
Lt B. Faughnan
Maj E.P. Fetherstonhaugh
Lt F.J. Fetherstonhaugh
Maj E. Forde
Capt G. Frampton
Lt J.C. Franklin
Sgt E. Frow
LCpl G.W. Gardiner
Lt A.H. Garland
Lt R.B. Gibson
Lt F.S. Hall
Lt P.V. Harcourt
Sgt R. Hardy
Capt A. Hartley
LCpl E.A.C. Head
Cpl J.E. Holmes
LCpl D.B. Jones
Capt F.C. Kilburn
LCpl F.J. Kyle
Lt L.A.C. Lee
Maj F.A. Lister
Cpl H.W.B Lonsdale
Sgt J.S. Lowther
LCpl W.I. Magee
Lt M.L. Maitland
Maj F.G. Malloch
Spr W.S. Mallory
Lt W.M. Maxey
Capt H.T. May
Cpl J. McDonald
Cpl R.G. McEwen
Lt T.C. McGill
Capt W. McIntosh
Cpl V.H. McLeod
Lt W.H. McMurray
Lt H.W. McPhail
L/Cpl W.L. Mitchell
Spr J. Murphy
Cpl J.F. Norton(*)
Spr J.J. O’Neill
Sgt J.A. Peters
A/Sgt C.A. Peters
Maj T.E. Powers
Sgt W.H. Pryce
Lt H. Pryde
Capt R.J. Robinson
Sgt M. Rosenbaun
Lt F.S. Routley
Lt A.B. Rutherford
RSM C. Shergold
Lt C. Skinner
Lt G. Smedley
Spr F.T. Spencer
Lt W.A. Steel
Sgt W.C. Sugden
Sgt R.H. Taylor
A/CQMS R. Telfer
Pte J.E. Ward
Sgt T. Wells
Cpl G.W. Williams
Cpl C.L. Wraith
Sgt H.K. Wyman
Lt J.A.M. Young

Mentioned in Despatches (Second Award)

Maj A.A. Anderson
LCol E. Forde
Capt G. Frampton
Lt J.C. Franklin
Lt P.V. Harcourt
Maj F.G. Malloch
Lt T.C. McGill
Capt W. McIntosh
Lt C. Shergold
Capt W.A. Steel
Lt J.A.M. Young

Mentioned in Despatches (Third Award)

Maj A.A. Anderson
LCol E. Forde

Legion d’Honneur – Croix de Chevalier (France)

Capt G.A. Cline
LCol E. Forde

Croix de Guerre (France)

Spr H. Levinson
Cpl A.W. Mitchell
Lt F.S. Routley

Medaille Militaire (France)

Lt W. de F. Henderson

Medaille d’Honneur Avec Glaves en Argent (France)

Pte E.D. Hallett

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Sgt J.W.F. Carleton
Spr H.R. Cummings
Lt T.D. Lee
Cpl K.G. McDonald
Cpl H.B. McLachlan
Spr A.R. McVicar
Sgt J.E. Mercer
Spr L.G. Moore
Cpl T.W. Rutherford
Cpl N.C. Turnour
Lt J.A.M. Young

Cross of St George 2nd Class (Russia)

Sgt T. Gale

Cross of St George 3rd Class (Russia)

Cpl H. Hudson

Cross of St George 4th Class (Russia)

Capt H.T. May

Medal of St George 4th Class (Russia)

Pte H.R. Stewart

References

  1. Data compiled from multiple sources including The London Gazette, History of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals 1903-1961 and Semaphore to Satellite