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1917

 

all Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

 

30250 - 24 AUGUST 1917

 

 

(included in general lists)

 

The KING has been pleased to Command, as Sovereign of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, ….

 

To be Knights Grand Cross of the said Most Excellent Order:

The Right Honourable Sir Eric Campbell Geddes, K.C.B., First Lord of the Admiralty, lately Inspector-General of Transportation Headquarter Staff, France. 

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To be Knights Commanders of the said Most Excellent Order:

Sir Vincent Litchfield Raven, Deputy Controller, Admiralty.

Alan Garrett Anderson, Esq., Controller, Admiralty, lately Vice-Chairman of the Wheat Commission, Board of Trade.

Dugald Clerk, Esq., Member of the Panel of Board of Invention and Research, Admiralty, Member of the Ministry of Munitions Inventions Department, Member of the Trench Warfare Advisory Panel.

Edmund Robbins, Esq., Secretary of Admiralty and War Office Press Committee.

W. Walton, Esq., Vice-President, Admiralty Transport Arbitration Board. 

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To be Commanders of the said Most Excellent Order:

Henry Seymour Moss-Blundell, Esq., LL.D., Trade Division, Admiralty.

Professor William Henry Bragg, F.R.S., Member of Panel of Board of Invention and Research, Admiralty.

Albert Thomas Carter, Esq., Advisor to His Majesty's Procurator-General and Solicitor to the Treasury in connection with Naval and Prize matters.

Alan Ernest L. Chorlton, Esq., Member of the Committee of the Board of Invention and Research, Admiralty. 

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To be Members off the said Most Excellent Order:

Sub-Lieutenant Ernest Somerville Beard, R.N.V.R., Quartermaster and Secretary, Royal Naval Auxiliary Hospital, Truro.

Russell Clarke, Esq., Aviation Electrician, and Telegraphist, Admiralty.

William Charles Grant, Esq., Temporary Admiralty Overseer at Boat Yard, Abadan, Persian Gulf.

Miss Ivy Matheson, Honorary Secretary, Ladies' Emergency Committee of the Navy League.

Hon. Lieut. Thomas Warren Moore, R.N.R. Secretary, Imperial Merchant Service Guild.

 

 

 

 

1918

 

all Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

 

30460 - 4 JANUARY 1918

 

(included in general lists)

 

..... promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, for services in connection with the War:

 

To be Knights Commanders of the said Most Excellent Order:

Frederick Ness Henderson, Esq. Member of the Admiralty Shipbuilding Council.

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Stevenson Home, K.C., R.E. Director of Materials and Priority, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

Harry Livesey, Esq. Director of Navy Contracts, Admiralty; formerly Deputy Director of Inland Water Transport and Docks, War Office.

Herbert Babington Rowell, Esq. Member of the Admiralty Shipbuilding Council

William Rowan Thomson, Esq. Director of Auxiliary Ships' Engines, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

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To be Commanders of the said Most Excellent Order:

John Apsey, Esq. Manager, Constructive Department, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

George Henry Ashdown, Esq. I.S.O. Deputy Director of Stores, Admiralty.

Hereward Kenius Brackenbury, Esq. Manager of Torpedo Shops, Messrs. Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Company, Ltd.

Captain The Honourable Charles Joseph Thaddeus Dormer, R.N. Chairman of the Admiralty Licensing Sub-Committee, War Trade Department.

William James Evans, Esq. Principal Clerk, Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

George Herbert Fowler, Esq. Hydrographic Department, Admiralty.

Captain George Charles Frederick, R.N. Shipping Intelligence Officer, Liverpool.

Mager Frederic Gauntlett, Esq., C.I.E. Late Secretary, Shipyard Labour Department, Admiralty

Arthur Henry Hall, Esq. Director of Torpedoes and Mines Production, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

Rear-Admiral Edward Fitzmaurice Inglefield, R.N. Secretary of Lloyd's Register of Shipping.

Lieutenant-Commander Basil Oliver Jenkins, R.N.V.R. Member in charge of Aviation, British War Mission, United States of America.

James Marr, Esq., J.P. Member of the Admiralty Shipbuilding Council.

Wing-Captain Edward Alexander Dimsdale Masterman, R.N.A.S.

Conrad James Naef, Esq. Deputy Accountant-General of the Navy.

Henry Pledge, Esq. Assistant Director of Naval Construction, Admiralty.

William Jackson Pope, Esq., F.R.S. Professor of Chemistry, University of Cambridge; Member of Panel of Board of Invention and Research, Admiralty.

Archibald John Campbell Ross, Esq. Member of the Admiralty Shipbuilding Council

Edward Russell Clarke, Esq., M.B.E. Expert Adviser to the Naval Staff on Wireless Telegraphy.

William Samuel Sarel, Esq. Assistant Accountant-General of the Navy

Arthur William Smallwood, Esq. Assistant Director of Contracts, Admiralty.

Frederick Smith, Esq. Assistant Director of Materials and Priority, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

John William Stone, Esq. Surveyor of Lands, Director of Works Department, Admiralty

Harry James Webb, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors; Chief Constructor and Superintendent, Dockyard Branch, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

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To be Officers of the said Most Excellent Order:

Harry Allden, Esq. Officer-in-Charge, Royal Naval Gun Factory, West Houghton.

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Maxwell Hendry Anderson, R.N. Trade Division of the Naval Staff.

Thomas George Anderson, Esq. Superintending Clerk, Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty.

Amos Lowrey Ayre, Esq. District Director of Shipyard Labour (Glasgow), Admiralty Shipyard Labour Department.

Ernest Augustus William Barnard, Esq. Superintending Civil Engineer, Director of Works Department, Admiralty.

James Sidney Barnes, Esq. Acting Principal Clerk, Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

Commander Frederick Mortimer Barwick, R.N. Portmaster and Marine Superintendent, Great Central Railway.

Geoffrey Thomas Bennett, Esq., F.R.S. Fellow and Mathematical Lecturer, Emmanuel College, Cambridge; Scientific Assistant, Compass Department, Admiralty.

Henry Bucknall Betterton, Esq. Liaison Officer between the War Trade Intelligence Department and the Admiralty, War Office and Ministry of Munitions.

Lieutenant (Acting Lieutenant-Commander) David Blair, R.N.R.

William Bonney, Esq. Naval Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Sydney Edward Boyland, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Flight Commander (Acting Wing Commander) Frank Arthur Brock, R.N.A.S.

Squadron-Commander Henry Richard Busteed, R.N.A.S.

Charles Matthewes Bruce, Esq. Acting Assistant Accountant-General of the Navy.

Frederick Bryant, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Percy Pyne Caldecott-Smith, Esq., F.S.I. Chief Surveyor, Director of Works Department, Admiralty.

Squadron-Commander Robert Arthur Chalmers, R.N.A.S.

John Alfred Cuthbert Champion, Esq. Civil Assistant to Controller, Admiralty.

John Courtenay Clarke, Esq. Acting Assistant Director of Contracts, Admiralty.

William George Cole, Esq. Chief Constructor, H.M. Dockyard, Sheerness.

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) John Alsager Collett, R.N.

Captain Reginald Blayney Colmore, R.N. Captain Superintendent of the Training Ship "Exmouth."

Arthur Douglas Constable, Esq. Superintending Electrical Engineers' Department, Admiralty.

Ernest Samuel Croft, Esq. Acting Assistant Accountant-General of the Navy

James William Henry Culling, Esq. Assistant Director of Victualling, Admiralty.

Paymaster-in-Chief Henry Ashley Travers Cummins, R.N

Commander Andrew William Davies, R.N. Chief Naval Censor, Press Bureau.

Lieutenant Albert Edward Dawson, R.N.V.R. Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty

Commander Alexander Guthrie Denniston, R.N.V.R. Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander Leslie Wynn Edmunds, R.N.V.R.

Thomas Elvy Elvy (sic), Esq. Engineering Assistant to Director of Dockyards and Repairs, Admiralty.

Commander Edward Lindsay Ashley Foakes, R.N. Naval Assistant to Director of Army Postal Services, and Nautical Adviser to the Post Office.

Cecil Lewis Fortescue, Esq. Professor of Physics, R.N. College, Greenwich.

Robert Francis Franklin, Esq. Secretary to the Admiral Superintendent, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport

Mark Edwin Pescott Frost, Esq., I.S.O. Secretary to the Admiral Superintendent, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Lieutenant-Commander Eric Worsley Gandy, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant (Acting Commander) John, William Frederick Garvey, R.N.V.R.

Joseph Hamilton Gibson, Esq. Manager of Engineering Department, Messrs. Cammell, Laird & Company, Ltd.; Member of Committee of the Board of Inventions and Research, Admiralty.

William John Gick, Esq. Naval Store Officer, Grand Fleet.

John Gledhill, Esq. Naval Ordnance Store Officer, Crombie.

Captain John Irvine Graham, R.N. Inspector General of Customs Waterguard.

Lieutenant William Grant, R.N.V.R. Fishery Captain, Grimsby.

Commander Philip Herbert, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant John Hodgens, R.N.V.R.

John Alexander Hodgson, Esq. Late Chief Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Sheerness.

Commander Gerard Robert Addison Holmes, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Cuthbert Irwin, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant (Acting Lieutenant-Commander) Theodore Warren Jones, R.N.V.R.

Commander Hubert Wynn Kenrick, R.D., R.N.R. Shipping Intelligence Officer, London.

Arthur Ernest Kimpton, Esq. Secretary to the Admiral Superintendent, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

Arthur Ernest Kirkus, Esq. Statistical Department, Admiralty.

James Brown Lindsay, Esq. Cashier. H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

Staff Paymaster James Scott Little, R.N.R.

Major Edward James Lugard, D.S.O. Naval Intelligence Division.

James McCaffery, Esq. Superintending Electrical Engineer's Department, Admiralty.

William McClelland, Esq. Electrical Engineering Assistant to Director of Dockyards and Repairs, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander William Holdsworth McConnel, R.N.V.R. Department of the Director of Torpedoes and Mining, Admiralty.

Wilfrid Medd, Esq. Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

David Taylor Monteith, Esq. Deputy Director of Naval Sea Transport Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

Henry Morris, Esq. Superintendent of, Royal Clarence Yard, Gosport.

Leonard Newitt, Esq. Electrical Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

Francis George Nutt, Esq. Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

Wing-Commander Alec Ogilvie, R.N.A.S. Head of Aeroplane Design Section, Air Board Technical Department.

John William Lambton Oliver, Esq. Naval Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

Lieutenant-Commander Henry Edward Clarence Paget, R.N.V.R.

Philip Palmer, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Harry Edgar Parlett, Esq. Assistant Director of Ship Repairs, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

Ernest Alfred John Pearce, Esq. Assistant Director of Warship Production, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

Commander Claud Pearce-Serocold, R.N.V.R. Naval Intelligence Division.

William Gordon Perrin, Esq. Secretary to the Fifth Sea Lord, Admiralty.

William Pettifor, Esq. Secretary to the Deputy Controller for Armament Production, Admiralty.

Engineer-Commander Arthur Edward Philip, R.N.R. Senior Chief Engineer, Canadian Pacific Ocean Services.

Squadron-Commander Charles Frederick Pollock, R.N.A.S.

Edward Joseph Rabbit, Esq. Naval Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Rosyth.

Lieutenant-Commander James Randall, R.N.V.R. Naval Intelligence Division

Henry Stephenson Ratcliffe, Esq. Director of Trade Negotiations, Shipyard Labour Department, Admiralty.

Lieutenant Maurice Ambrose Regan, R.N.V.R. Naval Transport Officer, Hull; formerly Representative of Messrs. W. Mathwin and Son, Admiralty Coaling Agents at Hull.

Commander Thomas Henry Roberts-Wray, R.N.V.R. Executive Officer, R.N. Depot, Crystal Palace.

John Ryan, Esq. Assistant Inspector of Dockyard Expense Accounts, Admiralty.

Fleet-Paymaster Edward Haweis Shearme, R.N. Assistant Chief Censor, Admiralty.

William Alfred Thomas Shorto, Esq. Secretary, Auxiliary Shipbuilding Department, Admiralty.

George Henry Cheverton Smith, Esq. Secretary and Cashier, H.M. Dockyard, Pembroke Dock.

Charles Joseph Southgate, Esq. Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

James Stewart, Esq. Works Manager, The Caton Engineering Company's Torpedo Factory.

Commander Thomas Willing Stirling, R.N. Operations Division, Admiralty.

Major Harry Vane Stow, V.D. Secretary of the "Newspapers for the Fleet" Committee, London Chamber of Commerce.

George Edward Suter, Esq., M.V.O. Manager, Constructive Department, H.M. Dockyard, Rosyth.

Captain Thomas McComb Taylor, R.N.R. Master, Pacific Steam Navigation Company.

William Thomas Thomson, Esq. Manager, Royal Naval Cordite Factory, Holton Heath.

George Harry Male Trew, Esq. Acting Superintending Civil Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Invergordon.

Hugh Harman Underhill, Esq. Assistant Superintendent of Charts, Hydrographic Department. Admiralty.

Edgar Charles Watts, Esq. Naval Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

Commander Edmund Wildy, V.D., R.N.V.R. Drafting Commander, R.N. Depot, Crystal Palace.

Lieutenant Norman Wilkinson, R.N.V.R., R.I. (sic)

Major Ronald Frederick Williams. Assistant Director, Shipyard Labour Department, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander Harry Egerton Wimperis, R.N.V.R.

INDIA.

Arthur Alexander Carnegie, Esq., Commander of the Cable Steamer "Patrick Stewart."

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To be Members of the said Most Excellent Order:

George Macdonald Allan, Esq. Naval Sea Transport Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

Stanley Back, Esq. R.N. Ordnance Store Depot, Portsmouth

Joseph Alfred William Ballard, Esq. Torpedo Store Department, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Barwell Barrington, R.N.V.R. Design Section, Air Board, Technical Department.

James Stuart Beddoe, Esq. Department of Director of Dockyards and Repairs, Admiralty

Mrs. Nesta Blennerhassett. Lord Dunraven's Hospital Ship "Grianaig"

Samuel Bunton, Esq., J.P. Technical Officer to Shipyard Labour Department, Admiralty.

Mrs. Clementina Henrietta Campbell. Trade Division of the Naval Staff, Admiralty.

Thomas William Carroll, Esq. Constructive Department, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Alfred William Ayers Cluett, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Ernest Frederick Coast, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Edward Cock, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Arthur Henry Coombe, Esq. Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

Clarence George Copus, Esq. Head of the Oiler Section, Ministry of Shipping.

George Charles Cusens, Esq. Torpedo Store Department, Admiralty.

George Day, Esq. Naval Store Department, Admiralty.

William Donald, Esq. Assistant Manager for Submarines, Messrs. Vickers, Ltd.

Miss Eveline Georgina Fowler. Founder and Manager of the Gunton Cottage Hospital for Naval Cases, Lowestoft.

Stanley Vernon Goodall, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Percy Goodyear, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

George Gordon, Esq. Expense Accounts Department, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

Robert Gordon, Esq. Mobilization Division, Admiralty Naval Staff.

Allan Wilson Grundy, Esq. Naval Store Department, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Frederick Weston Hadden, Esq. Private Secretary to the Financial Secretary of the Admiralty.

Bernard Parker Haigh, Esq., D.Sc. Instructor in Applied Mechanics, Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

Thomas Shirley Hawkins, Esq. Director of Works Department, Admiralty.

John Tordiffe Hewetson, Esq. Late Deputy Cashier in Charge, R.N, Torpedo Factory, Greenock.

Henry George Hibberd, Esq. Ordnance Store Department, Admiralty.

Mrs. Annie Gertrude Holmes. Organiser of Naval Hospital, Hull.

Thomas Briggs Hunter, Esq. Civil Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Rosyth.

Lieutenant-Commander Charles Frewen Jenkin, R.N.V.R. Air Board Technical Department.

Commander Edwin William Harvey, R.N.R. Dock Master, Southampton, London and South-Western Railway.

John Torcliffe Hewetson, Esq. Late Deputy Cashier in Charge, R.N, Torpedo Factory, Greenock.

Mrs. Annie Gertrude Holmes, Organiser of Naval Hospital, Hull.

Lieutenant George Legh-Jones. Naval Sea Transport Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

Charles Swift Lillicrap, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

William Ewart Llewellyn, Esq. Superintendent of Chart Issues, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty.

George Frank Mackrow, Esq. Inside Manager, Warship Work, Messrs. R. & W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Company.

John Moore Mallett, Esq. Personal Assistant to the Director of Works, Admiralty.

Frederick Mallinson, Esq. Commissioned Auxiliary Fleet Section, Ministry of Shipping.

William Thomas Mason, Esq. Constructive Department, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

George William Richardson McCammon, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Gerald Bernard McCormick, Esq. R.N. Ordnance Store Department, Chatham.

Donald McBrayne McLachlan, Esq. Outdoor Hull Manager of Submarine Department, Messrs. Beardmore & Company.

Walter Alfred Medorow, Esq. Air Department, Admiralty.

Miss Edith Minna Metcalfe. Honorary Secretary, Soldiers' and Sailors' Families' Association, Naval Branch, Chatham.

William Nelson, Esq. Technical Adviser to Shipyard Labour Department, Admiralty.

James Northam, Esq. Admiralty. Harry Augustus Nott, Esq. Electrical Department, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

James Thomas Ottewill, Esq. Warship Manager in Shipbuilding Department, Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Ltd.

Richard Gall Peirce, Esq. Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

James Falkner Phillips, Esq. Civil Assistant, Board of Invention and Research, Admiralty.

Mrs. Amy Pomeroy. For executing a task requiring exceptional courage and self-sacrifice (probably not naval, but worthy of note)

Henry James Quick, Esq. Electrical Department, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

George Daniel Read, Esq. Officer in Charge of Admiralty Works, Ipswich, Shotley and Yarmouth Districts.

Mrs. Annie Bradley Readman. Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

George William Saunders, Esq. Ships Requisitioning Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

Hubert Arthur Secretan, Esq., Naval Sea Transport Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

George Greig Sinclair, Esq. Acting Civil Engineer, in charge of Works, R.N.A.S., Central Depot, Cranwell.

Wilfrid Guy Spear, Esq. Private Secretary to the Accountant-General of the Navy.

Louis Donald Stansfield, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

John Storey, Esq., F.R.A.S. First Assistant Astronomer, Royal Observatory, Scotland; now serving in the Department of the Director of Naval Ordnance, Admiralty.

Percy Duncan Sykes, Esq. Contract Department, Admiralty.

Edward John Tozer, Esq. Chief Registrar, Controller's Department, Admiralty.

Albert William Viney, Esq. Shop Manager, Royal Naval Torpedo Factory, Greenock.

John Drummond Walker, Esq. Naval Sea Transport Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

John Frederick Walker, Esq. Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

William George Watson, Esq. Constructive Department, Pembroke Dock.

Herbert Stephen Webb, Esq. Naval Store Department, Admiralty.

John Lowe Westland, Esq. Surveyor, Director of Works Department, Admiralty.

Jesse Obadiah White, Esq. Constructive Department, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

Christopher Henry George Wilkinson, Esq. Naval Store Department, Admiralty

Ernest Graham Williams, Esq. Naval Sea Transport Branch, Ministry of Shipping.

Walter John Wotton, Esq. Electrical Department, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

INDIA

Frank Henry Jones, Esq., First Engineer of the Cable Steamer "Patrick Stewart."

 


 

 

30464 - 4 JANUARY 1918

 

..... confer the Medal of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire upon the undermentioned persons for services in connection with the War, in which great courage or self-sacrifice has been displayed. Further lists of awards of the Medal for War Services will be issued later:

Andrewartha, John, Fitter, Devonport Dockyard. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a submarine.

Armes, Charles, Cable Foreman, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Attrill, Jesse, Boatswain. For coolness and resource in averting a serious accident to one of H.M. Ships.

Barber, John Thomas, Carpenter, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Beer, John Finnis, Cable Hand. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Black, Sydney Rome, Assistant Draughtsman. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a submarine.

Booker, Francis, Leading Man, Works Department, Portsmouth Dockyard. For perseverance in carrying out certain difficult works in the face of grave risks due to bad weather.

Campbell, George Patrick, Carpenter, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft, in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Cosby, Thomas, Fitter, Devonport Dockyard. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a new submarine.

Cox, Mabel Rosa, Chargewoman, Royal Naval Cordite Factory. For devotion to duty and great presence of mind in averting an explosion when in charge of a guncotton press.

Davies, James Henry, Skilled Workman, G.P.O. Showed habitual courage in carrying out repairs to submarine cables in difficult and dangerous waters.

Davies, Robert John, Electrical Fitter, Devonport Dockyard. For courage and self-sacrifice on the occasion of an explosion on a submarine boat, on which he was at work.

Downie, James, Engine Fitter. For courage and prompt action in helping to extinguish fires which had broken out in the stokeholds of two patrol vessels fitting out.

Etheridge, Henry, Skilled Workman, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Godfrey, Robert William, Diver, Admiralty Salvage Section. For courage and devotion to duty in Gallipoli, diving on many occasions when the beaches were being shelled.

Heather, William, Cable Foreman, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Hicks, William Charles, Skilled Workman, G.P.O. Has rendered valuable service since the beginning of the war. Has remained at his post absolutely alone day and night, in spite of danger from submarine or other attacks

Hobbs, George William, Boatswain, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Hobbs, Thomas William, Chargeman of Engine Fitters, Devonport Dockyard. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a new submarine.

Ivin, Horace, Skilled Workman, G.P.O. Has done valuable service under dangerous conditions, repairing submarine cables carrying naval and military wires.

Kirby, James, Ship Fitter, Portsmouth Dockyard. For self-sacrifice in helping to extricate an injured fellow-workman from a place of danger, though he himself was dangerously injured.

Lake, Robert, Fitter and Outside Erector. For courage on board a submarine in dangerous circumstances.

Lambert, Charles Henry, Master Mariner, Examination Service and Rescue Tugs, Dover Dockyard. For courage and skill displayed in towing cargo and other ships out of a minefield after they had been mined.

Lewes, John James, Skilled Labourer, Works Department, Portsmouth Dockyard. For great skill and daring in the performance of difficult and dangerous work in connection with certain works at Portsmouth.

Lewis, Frederick John, Leading Man (Diver), Chatham Dockyard. For courage, skill and resource exhibited in a marked degree.

Lockwood, Robert Andrew, Skilled Workman, G.P.O. Has done exceptional service during rough weather in effecting repairs to submarine cables carrying naval and military wires.

Mason, Mollie Josephine, Munition Worker, Chatham Dockyard. For courage and presence of mind in averting panic among women workers who were occupants of an overturned railway carriage.

Nadin, Thomas, Engineer of Yard Craft. Sheerness Dockyard. For courage, self-sacrifice and exceptional skill in the salvage of a merchant ship in a minefield.

Owen, Edward Henry Lewis, Cable Hand, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Parker, Charles, Skilled Labourer, Devonport Dockyard. For self-sacrifice and distinguished conduct whilst engaged on salvage operations.

Percy, Robert Charles, Acting Inspector of Shipwrights (formerly Chargeman), Northern Base. For devotion to duty in effecting repairs under dangerous conditions.

Plummer, Walter, (Skilled Labourer, Portsmouth Dockyard. For courage and perseverance in the performance of his duties during an explosion.

Poole, John Thomas, Master of Yard Craft, Chatham Dockyard. For perseverance and conspicuous skill under conditions of extreme difficulty and danger.

Porter, Henry William John, Skilled Workman, G.P.O. Showed courage and devotion to duty during repeated air-raids. On one occasion he set to work on the restoration of naval circuits while explosions were taking place fifty yards away.

Rae, Robert, Coastwatcher, Machrihanish, Kintyre. For rendering valuable assistance to one of H.M. Ships under conditions of great difficulty.

Renfrew, Donald, Chief Draughtsman, Kelvin, Bottomley & Baird, Ltd. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a submarine.

Ryan, John, Mate of Yard draft, Haulbowline Dockyard. For his splendid example of pluck and discipline during, salvage operations.

Sanders, Richard, Engine Fitter, Devonport Dockyard. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a new submarine.

Short, Leonard, Engine Fitter, Portsmouth Dockyard. For courage and self-sacrifice during salvage operations.

Smith, Thomas William Fletcher, Tug Master, Dover Dockyard. For courage, initiative and perseverance on salvage operations.

Stammers, Sidney Arthur, Cable Hand, G.P.O. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters

Stocks, George William, Leading Cable Hand. Employed on cable ships and small craft in connection with war work in dangerous waters.

Stone, George Robert, Master of Yard Craft, Sheerness Dockyard. For courage, self-sacrifice and exceptional skill in the salvage of a merchant ship in a minefield.

Symons, Walter William James, Shipwright Apprentice. For courage and presence of mind in the rescue of a fellow-workman from drowning.

Tabb, Samuel William, Acting Mate of Yard Craft, Devonport Dockyard. For courage and skill in handling his tug in assisting to rescue a torpedoed merchant ship from a dangerous position in heavy weather.

Tansom, Alfred, Chargeman of Riggers, Portsmouth Dockyard. For courage and coolness in urgent salvage operations.

Trebble, Walter, Skilled Labourer, Works Dept., Portsmouth Dockyard. For great skill and daring in the performance of difficult and dangerous work in connection with certain works at Portsmouth.

Trotman, William, Engine Fitter, Devonport Dockyard. For courage on the occasion of the trials of a new submarine.

Trout, Ella. While fishing, accompanied only by a boy of ten, she saw that a steamer had been torpedoed and was sinking. Though fully realising the danger she ran from enemy submarines, she pulled rapidly to the wreck, and succeeded in rescuing a drowning sailor.

Wyatt, William, Skilled Labourer (Stoker), Sheerness Dockyard. For his self-sacrifice and devotion to duty in a time of danger.

 


 

 

30576 - 12 MARCH 1918

  

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services in or for the Oversea Dominions, Colonies and Protectorates, in connection with the War. The appointments to date from the 1st January, 1918:

 

 (including)

 

Crown Colonies, Protectorates, &c

 

To be Officers of the said Most Excellent Order.

Mrs. Muriel Harriet Felton; for services rendered to the British Squadron on the occasion of the Naval Battle off the Falkland Islands 8th December, 1914.

 


 

 

30730 - 4 JUNE 1918

  

The KING (is) pleased, on the occasion of His Majesty's Birthday, to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, for services in connection with the War:

 

(including)

 

To be Dames Grand Cross of the said Most Excellent Order:

Miss Agnes Weston, LL.D., Founder of the Royal Sailors' Rests at Naval Ports.

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To be Knights Commanders of the said Most Excellent Order:

John Esplen, Esq. Senior Partner in the firm of Messrs. Esplen, Sons, & Swainston, Ltd., Naval Architects.

Admiral Sir Richard Henry Peirse, K.C.B., M.V.O. Naval Member of the Central Committee of the Board of Invention and Research.

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To be Dames Commanders of the said Most Excellent Order:

Augusta Mary Monica, Marchioness of Bute, Donor and Commandant, Bute House Naval Hospital, Rothesay.

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To be Commanders of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain Francis Arthur Lavington Andrews, R.N. King's Harbour Master, Malta.

Captain George Edward Bairnsfather, R.N. Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Dover.

Charles Coupar Barrie, Esq. Commercial Adviser to Naval Assistant, Ministry of Shipping.

Thomas Dally, Esq. Superintendent of Naval Construction, Admiralty.

Captain Maurice Edward Denny. Late Deputy Director of Designs, Department of the Controller-General for Merchant Shipbuilding, Admiralty.

Henry Newton Dickson, Esq., D.Sc., F.R.G.S. Professor of Geography, University College, Reading; Head of Geographical Section, Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty.

Brevet Colonel Henry Dowrish Drake, R.M.A.

Major Arthur Stewart Eve, F.R.S., D.Sc. Resident Director of Research, Admiralty Experimental Station, Parkeston.

Mrs. Lilian Decima Moore-Guggisberg. Honorary Secretary, British Army and Navy Leave Club, Paris.

Engineer-Captain William Henry James, R.N. Engineering Manager, Devonport Dockyard.

Rear-Admiral Edmund Purefoy Ellis Jervoise. Captain of Royal Naval College, Greenwich; Manager of the Seaman's Dreadnought Hospital.

Acting Paymaster-in-Chief Frank Lenn, R.N. In charge of the Central Pay Office of the Royal Naval Air Service.

Lieutenant-Colonel William McLellan, R.M.

Captain George Walter Howard Martin, R.N. Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Devonport.

Lieutenant-Colonel John Mitchell Moncrieff, R.E. Late Director of Engineering Work, Department of the Controller-General for Merchant Shipbuilding, Admiralty.

Engineer-Captain William Roskilly Parsons, R.N.

Paymaster-in-Chief Charles Roach-Smith, R.N.

Commander Guy Standing, R.N.V.R. Member of the British War Mission to the United States of America.

Rear-Admiral Harry Hampson Stileman. Senior Naval Officer, Liverpool.

Acting Captain William Halpin Paterson Sweny, R.D., R.N.R.

Captain John Henry Trye, R.N. Naval Adviser to Chief Censor, War Office.

Engineer-Commander William Henry Wood, R.N. Director and Engineering Manager, Messrs. John Brown & Co.

George Ernest Woodward, Esq. Director of Ammunition Production. Admiralty.

Charles Henry Wordingham, Esq. President of the Institution of Electrical Engineers; Director of Electrical Engineering, Admiralty.

INDIA.

Captain Neville Frederick Jarvis Wilson, C.M.G. Royal Indian Marine.

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To be Officers of the said Most Excellent Order:

Lieutenant-Commander Frank Ezra Adcock, R.N.V.R. Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty.

Commander Samuel Montagu Agnew, R.N.

James Herbert Aitken, Esq. Acting Assistant Director of Stores, Admiralty.

Major John Camille Akerman. Assistant Director of Propaganda and Housing, Department of the Controller-General for Merchant Shipbuilding, Admiralty.

Commander Francis Philip Armstrong, R.N.V.R. Auxiliary Patrol.

Edward Lewis Attwood, Esq. Chief Constructor, Department of Director of Naval Construction, Admiralty.

Acting Fleet Paymaster Leonard Blackler, R.N. Secretary to Principal Naval Transport Officer in France.

Harry Blake, Esq. Senior Partner, Messrs. Hogg and Robinson, Admiralty Shipping Agents.

Herbert John George Blandford, Esq. Warship Production Superintendent, Department of Director of Warship Production, Admiralty.

Commander James Bloomfield, R.N.V.R. Auxiliary Shipbuilding Department, Admiralty.

John Robert Bond, Esq. Assistant Director, Shipyard Labour Department, Admiralty.

Fleet Surgeon Frank Bradshaw, R.N. President of a Recruiting Medical Board.

Captain Edward Walrond de Wells Bruce. Master of the Hospital Ship "Plassy."

Major Roland Martin Byne, R.M.L.I.

Acting Commander Donald Campbell, R.N. Port Coaling Officer.

Lieutenant -Commander Victor Ribeiro d'Almeida Campos, R.N.R. Master of the Cable-ship "Colonia."

Major George Ernest Cockburn. Assistant Director of Engineering Work, Department of the Controller-General for Merchant Shipbuilding, Admiralty.

Thomas Edward Dexter, Esq. Expense Accounts Officer, Devonport Dockyard.

Lieutenant-Colonel John Francis Dimmer, R.M.L.I.

George Egan, Esq. Cashier, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Lieutenant-Commander William Finch, R.N.R. Master, Mercantile Marine.

Arthur Percy Morris Fleming, Esq. Engineer, British Westinghouse Company; Honorary Secretary, Lancashire Anti-Submarine Committee.

Frank Purser Fletcher, Esq. Electrical Engineer, Department of Director of Electrical Engineering, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander John Vernon Forster R.N.R. Marine Superintendent, Canadian Pacific Ocean Services, Ltd.

Mrs. Beatrice Fry. The Training Ship "Mercury.''

Commander Gerard Knipe Gandy, R.N.R., R.D. Master, Mercantile Marine.

Commander Peter Bruff Garrett, R.N. Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Newhaven.

Lieutenant-Commander Nigel de Grey, R.N.V.R. Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty.

Engineer Commander Arthur Sydney Gush, R.N.

Staff Surgeon Reginald John Edward Hanson, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant-Commander George Henry Harris, R.N.R. Master, Mercantile Marine.

Brevet Colonel Gerald Noel Anstice Harris, R.M.A.

George Patrick Hayes, Esq. Superintending Civil Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

Ernest Addison Stanley Hayward, Esq. Acting Assistant Director of Stores, Admiralty; late Naval Store Officer, Malta.

Acting Commander William Thomas Hicks, R.N.

Commander Richard John Bayntun Hippisley, R.N.V.R., D.L., T.D. Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty.

William Hogarth, Esq. Superintendent, H.M. Victualling Yard, Malta; Member of the Wheat Board, Malta.

Captain Ernest Martin Joseph. Principal Architect and Surveyor to the Navy and Army Canteen Board.

Commander Frederick William Kershaw, R.N.R. Harbour Master, Gravesend.

Engineer Commander Joseph John Kirwin, R.N. Engineer Inspector, Engineer-in-Chief's Department, Admiralty.

Temporary (Acting) Engineer Lieutenant-Commander Robert G. Knox, R.N. Superintending Officer, Syra Dockyard.

Chief Engineer Claude Charles Lapsley, R.N.R. Chief Engineer, Mercantile Marine.

Acting Commander Henry Layland, R.N.R. Commander of Dockyard, Dover.

Lieutenant Charles Bertram Lenthall, R.N.V.R.

Chief Engineer Robert Leslie, R.N.R. Superintending Engineer, Mercantile Marine.

Engineer-Commander Alfred William Littlewood, R.N.

Henry Ashley Madge, Esq. Wireless Telegraphy Expert, H.M.S. "Vernon."

Lieutenant William Smith Main, R.N.R. Master, Mercantile Marine.

Commander Joseph Man, R.N. Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Calais.

Lieutenant-Commander Reginald Foster Pitt Maton, R.N.

Lieutenant Thomas Robertson Morris, R.N.R. Harbour Master, Glasgow.

Commander Richard John Noal, R.N.R. Marine Superintendent, Shaw, Savill & Albion Company, Limited.

Harry Ekermans Oakley, Esq. Superintending Civil Engineer, Admiralty.

Commander Reginald Charles Lloyd Owen, R.N. Coaling Officer to Grand Fleet and Auxiliary Patrol.

Staff Paymaster Reginald Douglas Paffard, R.N. Secretary to Senior Naval Officer, Harwich.

Peter John Penney, Esq. Naval Ordnance Store Officer, Portsmouth.

Leonard Peskett, Esq. Naval Architect, Cunard Steamship Company, Ltd.

Engineer Captain Alfred Rayner, R.N. Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer, Soldiers' and Sailors' Families' Association, Chatham

Acting Commander Sidney Sherlock Richardson, R.N.R., R.D. Officer in charge of Defensive Armament, Trade Division, Admiralty.

John Rogers, Esq., Assistant Director of Materials and Priority, Admiralty.

Acting Commander Henry John Montague Rundle, R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander Richard Say, R.N.V.R. Fleet Mail Officer

Commander Carlton Collingwood Sherman, R.N., Deputy Director of Torpedo and Mines Production, Admiralty.

Charles William Shute, Esq. Naval Architect, Union Castle Line.

Commander Richard Ernest Speranza, R.D., R.N.R.

Acting Commander Archibald Thomas Stewart, R.N. British Naval Representative at Bizerta.

Lieutenant-Commander William Peter Thompson, R.N.R., Marine Superintendent, Messrs. Elder, Dempster & Company.

Commander George Augustus Crosbie Ward, R.N.

Fleet Surgeon Alfred Ernest Weightman, R.N. Medical Department, Admiralty.

George Philip West, Esq. Steel Superintendent, Materials and Priority Department, Admiralty.

Lieutenant Albert Edward Wilcock, R.N.V.R. Coast Watching Officer.

Acting Staff Paymaster Alexander Charles Winter, R.N.

INDIA.

Engineer Commander Archibald Anthony McDonald. Royal Indian Marine, Senior Marine Transport Officer for Coaling Duties, Bombay.

Captain Duncan Frederick Vines, R.I.M. Port Officer, Calcutta.

Captain Hugh Stott, M.B. Indian Medical Service; Medical Officer on Board, Hospital Ship Madras.

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To be Members of the said Most Excellent Order:

Commissioned Armourer Ernest Addy, R.N.

Thomas William Archer, Esq. Acting Torpedo Store Officer, Torpedo Store Department, Admiralty.

Henry George Arnold, Esq. Victualling Store Officer, Royal Victoria Yard, Deptford.

Warrant Shipwright John Thomas Batten, R.N.

Edward Swayn Bayliss, Esq. Acting Contract Officer, Contract Department, Admiralty.

Charles David Jarrett Bell, Esq. Acting Constructor, Admiralty.

Lieutenant Thomas Albert Edward James Bosanquet, R.N.

Edwin Lewton-Brain, Esq. Acting First Assistant Electrical Engineer, Department of Director of Dockyards and Repairs, Admiralty.

Vincent Talbot Brennan, Esq. Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

Charles Brickenden, Esq. Chief Cartographer, Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty.

Stanley Alexander Bridger, Esq. Foreman of the Yard, Gibraltar.

Senior Mate Walter Patrick Burden, R.N.

Charles Maurice Carter, Esq. Acting Constructor, Department of Director of Naval Construction, Admiralty.

George Carter, Esq. Naval Store Department, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

Miss Mary Glendinning Carver. Naval Intelligence Division, Admiralty.

Charles Henry Cole, Esq. Civil Engineer, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander Abraham Bennett Collins, R.N. Pier Master, Hawes Pier, South Queensferry.

George Frederick Cotton, Esq. Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

James Temple Cotton, Esq. Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

Chief Carpenter John Couper, R.N.

Paul Evelyn Couratin, Esq. Department of Director of Torpedoes and Mining, Admiralty.

Shipwright Lieutenant George Henry Holland Crook, R.N. Barrack Master, Portsmouth.

Staff Paymaster John Mason Cumberland, R.N.R. Collector of Customs and Excise, Port of Dover.

Mrs. Winifred Dakyns. Assistant Director, Women's Royal Naval Service.

William Davies, Esq. Director, Messrs. Lane and MacAndrew. (tanker charters)

Captain Basil Dean. Head of Entertainment Branch, Army and Navy Canteen Board.

Lieutenant John Dooley, R.N.

Artificer Engineer Frederick George Doughty, R.N.

Frank Drake, Esq. In charge of Red Cross Motor Boat, East Africa.

S. Evans, Esq. Acting Deputy Naval Store Officer, Hong Kong.

Lieutenant Pierce Ferris, R.N.

Chief Gunner Frank Gilby, R.N.

Robert Edgar Giles, Esq. Secretary, Admiralty Committee, War Trade Board.

Percy Gray, Esq. Assistant to Assistant Director, Shipyard Labour Department, Admiralty.

George Edward Griffiths, Esq. For services to Senior Naval Officer, West Coast of Africa.

Miss Alice Hasthorpe. Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

Lieutenant John Higgins, R.N. Coaling Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Sheerness.

Lieutenant Richard Henry Hodge, R.N.

Chief Gunner George Hunt, R.N.

Ernest Henry Huxford, Esq. Naval Store Department, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Mrs. Winifred Blanche Johnston. Naval Store Department, Admiralty.

John Clague Joughin, Esq. Acting Constructor, Department of Director of Warship Production, Admiralty.

William Letty, Esq. Principal Engineering Overseer, Engineer-in-Chief's Department, Admiralty

Chief Gunner Harry Duncaff Lloyd, R.N.

Staff Paymaster Herbert Anthony Lockett, R.N.V.R. For services with the British Expeditionary Force in France.

Shipwright Lieutenant George William Luxon, R.N.

Lieutenant James Benjamin Manners, R.N.

Miss Gertrude Thompson Manwell. Signal Division, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander William Henry May, R.N.

Lieutenant Frank Horace Elliott Nash, R.N.V.R. Department of the Deputy Controller for Armament Production, Admiralty.

Lieutenant William Lewis Ost, R.N. Boom Defence Officer, Queenstown.

Joseph Hind Pescod, Esq. Chief Draughtsman, Warship Drawing Office, Messrs. Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson.

Shipwright Lieutenant John Henry Pine, R.N.

Gunner Sydney Ratcliff, R.N.

Edwin Reed, Esq. Acting Examiner of Naval Work on Staff of Inspector of Steel, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander George Reeves, R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander John Roberts, R.N. Admiralty Mail Officer, Chatham.

Richard Frederick Robertson, Esq. Acting Contract Officer, Contract Department, Admiralty.

Chief Carpenter James George Rogers, R.N.

Artificer Engineer Thomas Arthur Edwin Rush, R.N.

George Henry Rutland, Esq. Chief Draughtsman, Warship Department, Messrs. Hawthorn, Leslie and Company.

Shipwright Lieutenant George Edward Segrue, R.N. Mechanical Training Establishment, R.N. Barracks, Chatham.

Edward Sinclair, Esq. Commissioned Master at Arms, Chief of Police, R.N. Barracks, Portsmouth.

Honorary Sub-Lieutenant Walter Smithers, R.N.V.R.

Miss Amy Frances Caroline Stephens. Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

Chief Gunner Walter Jeffrey Uden, R.N.

Lieutenant William Vaughan, R.N.

John Henry Ward, Esq. Acting First Assistant Electrical Engineer, Department of Director of Dockyards and Repairs, Admiralty.

Albert Harold Joseph Watson, Esq. Naval Store Department, Admiralty.

Gunner Ernest James Whiting, R.N.

Chief Boatswain Edward H. Wilder, R.N. Assistant to King's Harbour Master, Gibraltar.

Robert James Wilson, Esq. Treasury Solicitor's Department, Law Courts Branch, Admiralty Division.

INDIA.

Charles Frederick Laslett, Esq. Chief Engineer, Royal Indian Marine, Bengal.

Lieutenant-Commander John Chappell Ward. Royal Indian Marine; Assistant Port Officer and Deputy Shipping Master, Calcutta.

Miss Gertrude Jessop. Formerly Matron, Hospital Ship Madras

EGYPT AND THE SOUDAN.

Lieutenant George Wyman Bury, R.N.V.R.

 


 

 

30738 - 7 JUNE 1918

  

..... confer the Medal of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire upon the undermentioned persons for services in connection with the War, in which great courage or self-sacrifice has been displayed:

Birks, John, Able Seaman. R.N.V.R. For brave conduct in rescuing a seaman from a burning ship at great personal risk.

Bobin, Frederick Godfrey, Cable Hand. For courage in connection with submarine cable work in dangerous waters.

Brown, Charles William, Acting Company Sergeant-Major, R.E. (I.W.T.). Whilst in command of a War Department Tug showed great courage and perseverance in difficult and dangerous circumstances in rescuing a ship in distress.

Busuttil, Emmanuele, Assistant Fitter, Malta Dockyard. For meritorious service performed in one of H.M. ships while in action.

Campbell, Duncan, Farmer and Coastwatcher. For courage in rescuing a man from a torpedoed vessel who had climbed into an extremely perilous position on the face of a cliff.

Camilleri, Carmelo, Assistant Fitter, Malta Dockyard. For meritorious service performed in one of H.M. ships while in action.

Carruthers, John Dudley, Sergeant, G.L. (I.W.T.). As master of a deep sea tug displayed zeal, .courage, and loyalty in the performance of duties of an arduous and dangerous nature. Copland, Lawrence, Sergeant-Major, G. L. (I.W.T.). As master of a deep sea tug displayed zeal, courage, and loyalty in the performance of duties of an arduous and dangerous nature.

Cross, Charles, Ex-Confidential Civilian Clerk to General Staff Officer (Naval) at Singapore. For meritorious and prompt action, taken on his own initiative, which resulted in the avoidance of a situation of much danger.

Dalmedo, Antonio, Hired Leading Stoker, Yard Craft. For courage in volunteering for service in victualling craft in a danger area.

Frederico, Arthur Oscar, Hired Chief Engineer, Yard Craft. For courage in volunteering for service in victualling craft in a danger area.

Gardner, James, Ex-Air Mechanic, R.N.A.S. For courage and presence of mind in extinguishing, at great personal risk and with difficulty, a fire on a loaded ammunition lorry.

Hacquoil, John Walter, Acting Regimental Sergeant-Major, R.E. (I.W.T.). Whilst in command of a War Department tug, on passage with and considerably hampered by a tow of barges, gallantly went to the assistance of a vessel steaming in company with him which had been sunk by enemy action, and by promptness and good seamanship succeeded in rescuing nearly all the crew.

Hall, William Joseph, Quartermaster. For courage in connection with submarine cable work in dangerous waters.

Harris, Harold Baker, Stoker. For courage in connection with submarine cable work in dangerous waters.

Hawkes, Albert Edward (D.S.M.), Sergeant, Royal Marine Depot, Deal. For courage and presence of mind during bomb practice, when a live bomb fell into a trench full of men: He ran to the bomb, picked it up, and threw it out of the trench.

Healey, Francis, Chargeman of Electrical Fitters. For courage in performing meritorious service on one of H.M. ships in action.

Higgins, Dennis, Able Seaman, R.N.V.R. For cool and .courageous conduct on the occasion of a fire in the neighbourhood of a ship's magazine.

Hodgson, Tom Alfred, Fitter, Messrs. Earle's Shipbuilding and Engineering Co., Hull. For courage and self-sacrifice in saving the life of a drowning man in circumstances of great danger.

Morrison, Robert, Farmer and Coastwatcher. For courage in rescuing a man who had been cast ashore from a torpedoed vessel and who had crawled into a dangerous position on the rocks.

Nelms, Thomas William, Stoker. For courage in connection with submarine cable work in dangerous waters.

Perring, Alfred Eli, Petty Officer, R.N. For brave conduct in rescuing a seaman from a burning ship at great personal risk.

Prater, William Francis, Engineer of Dredger, Portsmouth. For courage and self-sacrifice in descending to his engines and shutting off steam when his ship was in danger of capsizing as a result of enemy action.

Shepherd, William James, Quartermaster. For courage in connection with submarine cable work in dangerous waters.

Tilley, Harry, Leading Mechanic, R.N.A.S. For courage and presence of mind in preventing an explosion at great personal risk.

Wady, Charles Henry, Company Sergeant-Major, G. L. (I.W.T.). As master of a deep sea tug displayed zeal, courage and loyalty in the performance of duties of an arduous and dangerous nature.

Wetherell, Trooper Arthur, Canadian Army Veterinary Corps. Swam out to sea and diverted a floating mine that otherwise would have struck a stone groyne.

Yardley, Charles, Company Sergeant-Major, G. L. (I.W.T.). As master of a deep sea tug displayed zeal, courage and loyalty in the performance of duties of an arduous and dangerous nature.

 


 

 

30935 - 4 OCTOBER 1918

  

..... promotions in and appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services in or for the Oversea Dominions, Colonies and Protectorates, in connection with the War. The appointments to date from the 3rd June, 1918:

 

(including)

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA.

 

To be Officers of the said Most Excellent Order.

Captain Frederick Hugh Cust Brownlow, R.A.N., V.D., District Naval Officer, Sydney.

Alfred Martin Treacy, Esq., Paymaster-in-Chief, Royal Australian Navy. 

 

CROWN COLONIES, PROTECTORATES, &c.

 

To be Commanders of the said Most Excellent Order.

Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Arthur Baxter Silburn, D.S.O., for services in salving the Steamship "Hermann von Wissmann" at Sphinx-haven, Lake Nyasa.

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To be Members of the said Most Excellent Order.

Commander Duncan Charles Macintyre, R.N.R., Harbour Master, Penang.

George Milner Smith, Esquire, Harbour Master and Government Pilot, Falkland Islands, for services in connection with the Naval Battle, 8th December, 1914. 

 


 

 

31017 - 15 NOVEMBER 1918

  

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, for distinguished service in connection with military operations in Mesopotamia. To be dated 3rd June 1918:

 

(including)

 

To be Officers of the said Most Excellent Order:

Lieut.-Commander (T./Commander) Waterworth Bligh Livesay, Royal Indian Marine. 

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To be Members of the said Most Excellent Order:

T./Lieutenant Percival Robert Morgan, Royal Indian Marine.

 


 

 

31092 - 31 DECEMBER 1918

 

(including) 

 

The KING (is) pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, for valuable services rendered in connection with the military operations in France and Flanders:

 

To be Additional Members of the Military Division of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Honourable Order:

T./Col. Gerald Charles Adolphe Marescaux, C.M.G., Spec. List (R.N., ret.).

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..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, for valuable services rendered in connection with military operations in France and Flanders:

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Major Arthur Kelly Evans, M.C., R.M.L.I.  

 


 

 

31099 - 31 DECEMBER 1918

   

..... promotions in and appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War:

 

To be Knights Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Admiral Robert Nelson Ommanney, C.B.

Rear-Admiral Edward Fitzmaurice Inglefield, C.B.E.

Rear-Admiral Edmund Radcliffe Pears, C.B.

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To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain Rowland Henry Bather, R.N.

Paymaster Captain George Christopher Aubin Boyer, R.N.

Surgeon Captain George Thomas Broach, M.B., R.N.

Commander (A./Captain) Wilfred Montague Bruce, R.D., R.N.R.

Captain Adolphus Edmund Bell (Trinity House).

Commander (A./Captain) Thomas Evans Crease, C.B., R.N.

Captain John Gilbert de Odingsells Coke, R.N.

Captain George Knightley Chetwode, R.N.

Hon. Paymaster Captain Henry Ashley Travers Cummins, O.B.E., R.N.

Captain (Commodore, 2nd Class) Herbert Edward Purey Cust, C.B., R.N.R. (Vice-Admiral, retired).

Captain Arthur Wellesley Clarke (Trinity House).

Paymaster Captain Charles Augustus Royer Flood Dunbar, R.N.

Captain Frederic Charles Dreyer, C.B., R.N.

Commander (A./Captain) George Duncan, R.N.

Captain John Dodson Daintree, R.N.

Commander (A./Captain) Francis Edmund Musgrave Garforth, R.N.

Captain Thomas Golding (Trinity House).

Paymaster Commander (A./Paymaster Captain) Hugh Seymour Hall, R.N.

Captain Arthur Halsey, R.N.

Rear-Admiral Hugh Thomas Hibbert, D.S.O.

Captain Owen Jones (Trinity House).

Rear-Admiral Albert Sumner Lafone.

Captain Charles Henry Clarke Langdon, R.N.

Rear-Admiral Edgar Lees.

Rear-Admiral Frederick Charles Learmonth, C.B.

Captain Frank Oswald Lewis, R.N.

Captain Armytage Anthony Lucas, R.N.

Paymaster Commander (A./Paymaster Captain) William Henry Le Brun, R.N.

Rear-Admiral George Robert Mansell, M.V.O. (Trinity House).

Captain Oswald Percival Marshall (Trinity House).

Engineer Captain Henry Wray Metcalfe, R.N.

Engineer Captain George William Murray, R.N.

Captain John Warde Osborne, R.N.

Commander (A. /Captain) Francis Hungerford Pollen, R.N.

Commander (A./Captain) Arthur Henry Rostron, R.D., R.N.R.

Engineer Captain George William Roome, R.N.

Paymaster Captain Harry Robinson, R.N.

Captain John Barnes Sparks, R.N.

Commander (A./Captain) Charles Valentine Smith, R.N.

Surgeon Captain Vidal Gunson Thorpe, R.N.

Captain Anthony Standidge Thomson (Trinity House).

Captain Charles William Thomas, R.N.

Captain Lionel de Lautour Wells, C.M.G., R.N. (Commodore, 1st Class).

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander (A. /Engineer Commander) Henry Charles Anstey, R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander Harold Gordon Atkinson, R.N.V.R. (now Major, R.A.F.).

Lieutenant (A./Lieutenant-Commander) William Atkinson, R.N.R.

Commander Arthur Douglas Barff, R.N.

Lieutenant (A./Lieutenant-Commander) John Holderness Bartlett, R.N.R.

Surgeon Commander Richard Francis Bate, R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander (A./Commander) Henry Baynham, R.N.

Paymaster Lieutenant Norman Hugh Beall, R.N.

Lieutenant Arthur Bean, R.N.R.

Commander Edward Morden Bennett, R.N.

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (A./Paymaster Commander) Martin Gilbert Bennett, R.N.

Lieutenant (A. /Lieutenant-Commander) Louis Charles Bernacchi, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant-Commander Frank Birch, R.N.V.R.

Commander Arthur George Hayes Bond, R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander (A./Commander) Charles Kirby Borrissow, R.N.R.

Lieutenant-Commander Gerald Percival Bowen, R.N.

Commander Duncan Tatton Brown, R.N.

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (A./Paymaster Commander) John Edward Ambrose Brown, R.N.

Commander Harold Ernest Browne, R.N.

Engineer Lieutenant (A./Engineer Lieutenant-Commander) John Robertson Buchan, R.N.

Paymaster Commander Wilfrid James Bull, R.N.

Commander Charles Thomas Alexander Bunbury, R.N.

Commander Arthur Stanley Burt, R.N.

Lieutenant-Colonel James Frederick Cable, R.M.

Lieutenant Christopher George Carr, R.N.R.

Commander James Thomas Walter Charles, C.B., R.D., R.N.R.

Engineer Commander James Sandford Constable, R.N.

Lieutenant Alexander James Cook, R.N.R.

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Archibald Frederick Cooper. R.N.

A./Lieutenant Frederick James Harold Corbyn, R.N.R.

Commander William Henry Cottrell, C.M.G., R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Herbert Spencer Cox, R.N.R.

Lieutenant-Commander (A. /Commander) Charles Henry Davey. R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander Roderick Wilson Day, R.N.R.

Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Douglas Harry Dibben, R.N.

Engineer Commander Horace Edward Dowling, R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander (A./Commander) Edward Dumerque Drury, R.N.R.

Lieutenant Robert Ewart Dunn, R.N.R.

Lieutenant Thomas William John Dunning, R.N.R.

Lieutenant Thomas Eachus, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Robert Edmond, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Herbert Denham Emery, R.N.V.R.

Paymaster Lieutenant (A./Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) William George Ewart Enright, R.N.

Engineer Commander James Risk Farish, R.N.R.

Lieutenant-Commander John Phelips Farquharson, R.N.

Commander Thomas Roderick Fforde, R.N.

Paymaster Lieutenant (A./Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Reginald Bertram Ford, R.N.R.

Engineer Commander Benson Fletcher Freeman, R.N.

Captain Henry Vincent Fuller, R.M.

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander John William Edward Gilhespy, R.N.

Engineer Commander Andrew Gillespie, R.N.R.

Lieutenant John Gillies, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant William Glegg-Smith, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Norris Goddard, R.N.V.R.

Chaplain The Reverend Christopher Graham, M.A., R.N.

Honorary Engineer Commander William Air Graham, R.N.R.

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (A./Paymaster Commander) Charles Greenwood, R.N.V.R.

Commander George Gregory, R.D., R.N.R.

Commander Alfred William Gush, R.N.

Lieutenant Herbert James Hanson, R.N.V.R.

Surgeon Commander Robert Hardie, M.D., R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander Edward George Godolphin Hastings, R.N.

Captain Gerald Fenwick Haszard, D.S.C., R.M.A.

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Robert Haves, R.N.

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander Frederick Gambler Haynes, R.D., R.N.R.

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Charles Howard Heaton, R.N.

Lieutenant Thomas Mann Heddles, R.N.R.

Engineer Commander Edward Owen Hefford, R.N.

Lieutenant Gerald Dudley Hill, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Stephen Leonard Hoare, R.N.R.

Commander Berkeley Home-Sumner, R.N.

Lieutenant Charles Frederick Horne, R.N.R.

Lieutenant (A./Lieutenant-Commander) Henry Mowbray Howard, R.N.V.R.

A./Schoolmaster Lieutenant Samuel Louis Hutchings, R.N.

Surgeon Lieutenant Arthur Ernest Iles, M.B., F.R.C.S., R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander Harold Isherwood, R.N.V.R.

Commander Harold Gordon Jackson, R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Norman Jenkinson, R.N.V.R.

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander David T. Jones, R.N.R.

Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) Hubert Louis Jones, R.M.L.I.

Engineer Commander John Kelly, R.N.

Lieutenant C. W. King, R.N.V.R.

A./Paymaster Lieutenant Herbert Victor Lee, R.N.R.

Engineer Commander Arthur Ellis Lester, D.S.O., R.N.

Engineer Commander Andrew Graham Liston, R.N.R.

Lieutenant-Commander Stephen Olive Lyttleton, D.S.C., R.N.

Lieutenant (A./Lieutenant-Commander) Leander McCormick-Goodhart, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant-Commander (A./Commander) Redmond Walter McGrath, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant William MacPherson McRitchie, R.N.R.

Commander Robert Henry Ramsay MacKay, R.N.

Lieutenant James Charles Newsome Macmillan, R.N.

Commander Frederick William Mace, R.N.R.

Lieutenant John Martyn, R.N.R.

Shipwright Lieutenant-Commander James Ress May, R.N.

Paymaster Commander Grenville Acton Miller, R.N.

Lieutenant Joseph Alfred Minter, R.N.

Engineer Commander Albert John Campbell Moore, R.N.

Commander Hartley Russell Gwennap Moore, R.N.

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Leslie Miles Morris, R.N.

A./Schoolmaster Lieutenant Richard Mountstephens, R.N.

Commander Edwin Mansergh Palmer, R.N.

Lieutenant Gladwyn Parry, R.N.R.

Surgeon Commander (A./Surgeon Captain) Herbert Lloyd Penny, R.N.

Commander Herbert Mosley Perfect, R.N.

Engineer Lieutenant (A./Engineer Lieutenant-Commander) Cyril Harold Lee Pilditch, R.N.

Lieutenant (A./Lieutenant-Commander) John Maurice Barbes Pougnet, R.N.R.

Engineer Commander Thomas Pierce Pover, R.N.R.

Lieutenant William Alfred Price, R.N.

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Cunningham Prior, R.N.

Lieutenant John Osment Richards, R.N.R.

Lieutenant-Commander (A./Commander) Gerard Brook Riley, R.N.

Engineer-Commander Francis John Roskruge, D.S.O., R.N.

Lieutenant William Mill Ruxton, R.N.R.

Lieutenant Walter Thomas Ryan, R.N.R.

Engineer Lieutenant John Sandieson, R.N.

Engineer Lieutenant (A./Engineer Lieutenant-Commander) James Alfred Seabrook, R.N.

Surgeon Commander Ernest Albert Shaw, M.D., B.A., R.N.

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (A./Paymaster Commander) John Siddals, R.N.

Major (T./ Lieutenant-Colonel) James Simpson, R.M.L.I.

Major Charles Wynne Slaney, R.M.L.I.

Lieutenant-Commander (A./Captain) John Ambrose Slee, R.N.

Lieutenant (A. /Lieutenant-Commander) Harold Nevil Smart, C.M.G., R.N.V.R.

Major Frederick H. Smith, R.M.

Lieutenant-Commander Norman George Fowler Snelling, R.N.V.R.

Quartermaster and Honorary Major William George Sparrow, R.M.A.

Commander Martyn Frederic Stapylton, R.N.

A./Chaplain the Rev. Richard Swann Swann-Mason, M.A., R.N.

Quartermaster and Honorary Major William Symes, R.M.L.I.

Lieutenant-Commander (A./Commander) Reginald Molière Tabuteau, R.N.

Engineer Commander John Charles Talbot, R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander (A. /Commander) William Charles Tarrant, R.N.R.

Honorary Commander John Howard Temple, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant-Commander James Henry Thorn, R.N.

Commander Frank John Thring, R.N.

Lieutenant Henry William Cossart Tinker, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Reginald Brooks Townshend, R.N.V.R.

Paymaster Lieutenant John William Upham, R.N.R.

Lieutenant-Commander Bertram Vigne, R.N.

Shipwright Lieutenant-Commander Charles Rogers Vincent, R.N.

Engineer Commander Charles James Mitchell Wallace, R.N.

Lieutenant (A. /Lieutenant-Commander) Tacy Millett Winstanley Wallis, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant-Commander (A./Commander) Charles Bertram Ward, R.N.R.

Lieutenant Alexander Watchlin, R.N.R. (New Zealand).

Lieutenant William Robert Watson, R.N.V.R.

Commander Robert Lewis Way, R.N.

Commander Godfrey George Webster, R.N.

Commander Hans Thomas Fell White, R.N.

Commander Wallace Edgar Whittingham, R.D., R.N.R.

Lieutenant Charles Howard Windle, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Edward Charles Wrey, R.N.

Lieutenant Stanley Harris Young, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Wallace Young, R.N.R.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

1st Engineer Frank Ablett.

Chief Boatswain George Hamilton Alexander, R.N.

Gunner Charles Palmer Bennett, R.N.

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Alfred Stephen Black, R.N.R.

Warrant Ward Master Henry Budge, R.N.

A./Paymaster Lieutenant Henry John Cary, R.N.R.

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant James Michael Diver, R.N.R.

Lieutenant Duncan McAuley Gracie, R.N.V.R.

Quartermaster and Honorary Captain George Harrington, R.M.

Chief Skipper Ernest William Hovells, R.N.R.

Lieutenant William Edward Long, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Allan Macbeth, R.N.V.R.

Warrant Shipwright Ernest Charles Miller, R.N.

Paymaster Lieutenant James Walwyn Gynlais Morgan, R.N.R.

Skipper John Ernest Shepherd, R.N.R.

Warrant Victualling Officer Alfred Charles Waugh, R.N.

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Hugh Brown Wilson, R.N.V.R.

Skipper Walter Wooldridge, R.N.R.

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The KING (is) pleased to confer the Medal of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire upon the undermentioned persons for services in connection with the War:

2nd Mate Neil Campbell.

Chief Writer Bernard Higgins, R.N.V.R.

3rd Writer Sidney Edward Illman.

Fireman Arthur James Knubley, M.M.R.

A./Chief Writer Stanley George Hoare Leyh.

 

 

 

 

1919

 

all Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.

 

 

31104 - 3 JANUARY 1919

 

..... promotion in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War. To date 1st January, 1919:

 

To be a Commander of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

Miss Edith Crowdy, O.B.E., Deputy Director, W.R.N.S.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

Miss Mina Johnstone-Douglas, Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Ottilie Wallace, Deputy Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

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To be a Member of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

Miss Elsie Mary Dannatt, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

 


 

 

31114 - 7 JANUARY 1919

 

(included in general lists)

 

..... promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services in connection with the war:

 

To be Knights Grand Cross of the Civil Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

William Robert Wellesley, Viscount Peel. Chairman of Panel, Military Service (Government Departments) Committee; Chairman of Disabled Sailors' and Soldiers' Compensation Committee; formerly Chairman of the Committee on Detention of Neutral Vessels and of the Black List Committee. 

_____

 

To be Knights Commanders of the Civil Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Sir Alfred Eyles, K.C.B. Late Accountant-General of the Navy.

Norman Alexander Leslie, Esq., C.B.E. Transport Department, Ministry of Shipping; Organiser of British and Allied Shipping in connection with the convoy system.

Commander Guy Standing, C.B.E., R.N.V.R. British War Mission to U.S.A. 

James Howard Warrack, Esq. Member of the Admiralty Transport Arbitration Board; ex-President of the Chamber of Shipping of the United Kingdom.

Colonel William Hale White, M.D., R.A.M.C. Chairman and Consultant, Queen Mary's Royal Naval Hospital, Southend.

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To be Commanders of the Civil Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander David Thomas Jones, R.N.R. Secretary of the Fishery Board for Scotland.

Thomas Graham Menzies, Esq. Director of Special Construction, Civil Engineer in Chief's Department, Admiralty.

Beryl Carnegy, Lady Oliver, R.R.C. Head of the Naval and Military V.A.D. Department, British Red Cross Society.

Charles Augustus Oliver, Esq. Assistant Director of Navy Contracts

Lieutenant-Commander Henry Edward Clarence Paget, O.B.E., R.N.V.R. Head of the Observation Service, Metropolitan Special Constabulary

Alexander Whitehead Sampson, Esq. Director of Auxiliary Vessels, Admiralty. 

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To be Officers of the Civil Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain Sydney James Hounsell Angel. Master of the Transport "Australind."

William David Barber, Esq., I.S.O. Civil Assistant to Hydrographer, Admiralty.

Percy Dale Bussell, Esq. Acting Assistant Director of Navy Contracts, Admiralty.

George Tanner Chivers, Esq. Head Master, Dockyard School, Portsmouth.

Albert Edward Cocks, Esq. Naval Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

Arthur William Codd, Esq. Chief Cartographer, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty.

Charles Henry Colson, Esq. Superintending Civil Engineer, Civil Engineer in Chief's Department, Admiralty.

Lieutenant-Commander Charles Edward Down, R.N.R. Master, Mercantile Marine; Marine Superintendent, Royal Mail Steam Packet Company.

Engineer-Commander Anthony Ferguson, R.N.R. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Olympic."

George Edgar Foot, Esq. Superintending Clerk, Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

Captain Lewis Hoad. Master of Cable Ship, "Telconia."

William Thomas Kendall, Esq. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Khiva" 

Mrs. Martha Kerr. Lady Superintendent, Y.M.C.A. Naval Institute, Rosyth. 

Philip Edward Marrack, Esq. Assistant Principal, Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

Captain Arthur Timothy Marshall. Assistant Secretary, Department of Controller-General of Merchant Shipbuilding, Admiralty.

Captain William Roger Morison. Master of the Transport "Princess Victoria."

Miss Harriet Katharine Onslow. Royal Naval Division Comforts Fund.

Captain Walter Benjamin Palmer. Master of the Transport "Kaiser-I-Hind."

Engineer Commander George Patterson, R.N.R. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Aquitania."

Ambrose Rollin, Esq. Cashier, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

Henry Snowden Rowell, Esq. Deputy Director, Department of Deputy Controller of Armament Production, Admiralty

Captain James Sim. Master of the Ambulance Transport "Warilda."

Captain Stanley Hall Simmons. Master of the Transport "Chagres."

Wilfrid Guy Spear, Esq., M.B.E. Acting Superintending Clerk, Accountant General's Department, Admiralty.

George Roger Thompson, Esq. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Toronto."

Captain Alfred William Vincent Trant. Marine Superintendent, Mercantile Movements Division, Admiralty.

INDIA.

Captain Alfred Stevenson Balfour. Royal Indian Marine, A.D.C. to Governor of Madras.

Lieutenant-Commander (Temporary Commander) Henry Aloysius Bruno Digby-Beste. Royal Indian Marine.

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander James. William Mineard Godden. Royal Indian Marine, Engineer in Charge of Factory, Bombay Dockyard

Commander George Henry Stransham Latouche. Royal Indian Marine, Deputy Port Officer, Calcutta.

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To be Members of the Civil Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain George Arnold. Master of the Transport "Rother."

George Richard Battle, Esq. Acting Electrical Engineer, Invergordon.

Isaac Vaughan Bennett, Esq. Naval Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Haulbowline.

Miss Marjorie Alma Butcher. Assistant Principal and Secretary to Director, Women's Royal Naval Service.

William James Connor, Esq. Chief Registrar, Admiralty.

Henry Crombie, Esq. Acting Staff Clerk, Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

Captain William John Dale. Master of the Transport "Archangel."

Alphonso William James Davies, Esq. Accountant, Greenwich Hospital Department, Admiralty.

Charles Lavington Filder, Esq. Deputy Surveyor of Lands, Admiralty.

Mrs. Margaret Bennett Green. Honorary Lady Almoner, Royal Naval Hospital, Chatham; Naval Representative, Gillingham War Pensions Committee.

Charles Brazier Hams, Esq. Acting Deputy Naval Store Officer, Admiralty.

Ernest Frederick Hall, Esq. Acting Deputy .Accounts Officer, Admiralty.

Miss Ivy Winifred Hankins. Assistant Secretary to Deputy Controller of Armament Production, Admiralty.

Miss Constance Holt. Hydrographic Department, Admiralty.

Miss Frances Edith Jenkins. Signal Division, Admiralty.

Acting-Paymaster Thomas Lionel Jones, R.N.R. Liner Requisitioning Section, Ministry of Shipping.

Captain George William Joy. Master of the Transport "Albano."

Frank Harper Lambourn, Esq. Acting Superintendent Victualling Store Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Haulbowline.

Captain Robert James Large. Master of the Transport "Caesarea." 

Arthur William Long, Esq. District Superintendent, Materials and Priority Department, Admiralty.

Miss Rose Frances Lowman. Confidential Shorthand Typist to Third Sea Lord, Admiralty

Mrs. Maryel Alpina Magruder. Head Supervisor, Royal Naval Cordite Factory.

Walter George Mann, Esq. Anchors and Cables Section, Materials and Priority Department, Admiralty.

Walter Baillie May, Esq. Secretary's Department, Admiralty.

Henry Stephen Miles, Esq. Secretary to the Admiral Superintendent, Tyne District.

Captain Thomas Nicholson. Master of the Transport, "Newtownards."

Frederick Brook Orman, Esq. Surveyor of Stores, Rosyth.

Captain Thomas Paterson. Master of the Transport "Hunsgate."

William Sidney Pearce, Esq. Chief Inspector of Mines, Admiralty.

Richard John Prichard, Esq. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Greenore."

Captain Frederick William Rees. Master of the Transport "Frances Duncan."

Captain David Alexander Reid. Master of the Oiler Transport "Sunik."

Herbert Wheatley Ridsdale, Esq. Manager of Whitehead Torpedo Factory, Weymouth.

Daniel Benjamin Sheriff Saville, Esq. Chief Engineer on Post Office Cable Ship "Monarch."

Walter Henry Foster Shipley, Esq. Acting Deputy Accounts Officer, Accountant-General's Department, Admiralty.

Captain David Simpson. Master of the transport "Wandby."

Henry Wilkinson Solly, Esq. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Jabiru."

James Stewart, Esq. Chief Engineer of the Transport "Boukadar."

Captain Frank Thompson. Master of the Transport "Ludworth."

Henry Thomas Timbury, Esq. Office of Admiral Superintendent, Glasgow.

Captain Arthur Way. Master of the Transport "Gregynog." 

Captain Charles Wilyman. Master of the Transport "Andres."

Herbert William Younghusband, Esq. Temporary Assistant, Naval Sea Transport Department, Ministry of Shipping.

 


 

 

31125 - 14 JANUARY 1919

  

The KING (is) pleased to confer the Medal of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire upon the undermentioned persons for services in connection with the War which have been distinguished by great courage or self-sacrifice, or by exceptional merit:

(included in general lists)

Allen, Samuel James. Gave his services as ambulance driver, and showed courage and devotion to duty on the occasion of a naval bombardment. 

Almond, Ernest Arthur, Cable Hand, G.P.O. For good work on cable ships in dangerous waters.  

Carey, Willie Frederick, Cable Hand, G.P.O. For good work on cable ships and small craft in dangerous waters. 

Conrad, Theodore, Quartermaster, G.P.O. For good work on cable ships and small craft in dangerous waters. 

Corpe, Harry, Fitter. For meritorious service overseas in carrying out torpedo work in trying conditions.  

Dealey, John Carol, Chargeman of Fitters. For meritorious service overseas in carrying out torpedo work under trying conditions. 

Hancock, William Upton, Assistant Electrical Overseer. For devotion to duty on the occasion of an accident to a submarine. 

Hannaford, James Frederick, Shipwright. For valuable service, frequently under conditions involving personal risk. 

Horrigan, John, Boiler Cleaner. For courage in extinguishing a dangerous fire on a ship in port. 

Hughes, Owen, Lightship Mate. For unflinching devotion to duty when in imminent danger from enemy submarines and mines.  

Jenkinson, Charles Pierre, Superintendent Marine Engineer. For promptitude and resource in dealing with a serious fire on a vessel containing a large quantity of oil. 

Jones, William, Master of Harbour Craft. For self-sacrifice and meritorious performance of arduous and important work. 

Kewley, James, Lightship Master. For unflinching devotion to duty when in imminent danger from enemy submarines and mines. 

Lamey, Edwin, Shipwright. For valuable service, frequently under conditions of personal risk.

Lamey, Thomas John, Shipwright. For valuable services, frequently under conditions of personal risk. 

Parnell, Edward, Fitter. For meritorious service Overseas in carrying out torpedo work under trying conditions. 

Rutherford, James, Fitter. For meritorious service overseas in carrying out torpedo work under trying conditions. 

Stephens, John Edward, Chargeman of Fitters. For meritorious service overseas in carrying out torpedo work under trying conditions.

 


 

 

31176 - 11 FEBRUARY 1919

   

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War:

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division, of the said Most Excellent Order:

Commander (actg. Captain) Vivian Ronald Brandon, R.N.

Inst. Commander Guy Varley Rayment, B.A., R.N.

Commander Richard Bolton Tinsley, R.N.R.

_____

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Major and Brevet Lieut.-Colonel Reginald Cecil Temple, R.M.A.

Major (tempy. Lieut.-Col.) Walter Sinclair. R.M.L.I.

Commander George Griffin Eady, R.N.V.R.

Major Cuthbert Evelyn Binns, R.M.L.I.

Lieut.-Commander (actg. Commander) John Linton Myres, R.N.V.R.

Lieut.-Commander Charles Edward Hudson. R.N.V.R.

Paymaster Lieut.-Commander Percy Stanley Sykes, R.N.R.

Lieutenant (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) Frank Cecil Tiarks, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant (actg. Lieut.-Cdr.) William Francis Clarke, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Thomas Frank Johnson, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Archibald Holte Hall, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Lionel Reid, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Ernest Thomas Boyce, R.N.V.R.

Lieutenant Charles William Ross Hooker, R.N.V.R.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Sub-Lieutenant Gerald James Gillespie, R.N.V.R.

Sub-Lieutenant Andrew Cunningham, R.N.V.R.

 


 

 

31182 - 14 FEBRUARY 1919

  

..... appointment to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire:

 

To be a Member of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Acting Artificer Engineer Henry John Northey, R.N. For valuable services in effecting repairs to H.M.S. "Tedworth" on the 26th December, 1918, at sea in extremely heavy weather and at great personal risk.

_____

 

The KING (is) pleased to confer the Medal of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire upon the undermentioned ratings for valuable services whilst prisoners of war in Germany in promoting the welfare of their comrades:

C.P.O. Gideon Rock Munday, R.N.V.R., O.N. (London) 2/1068.

A.B. Cecil Edward Tooke, R.N.V.R., O.N, (London) 2/3321

 


 

 

31191 - 18 FEBRUARY 1919

 

..... appointment to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War:

 

To be a Member of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

Chief Signal Boatswain Ernest Thomas Veryard, R.N For valuable services in organising signalling arrangements in the destroyers of the Dover Patrol and at Dunkirk throughout the War.

 


 

 

31236 - 14 MARCH 1919

   

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the war:

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

Commander John Cave Humfrey, R.N. For the efficient manner in which he has carried out his duties as Executive Officer of the Depot Ship of a Grand-Fleet Destroyer Flotilla.

 

Commander Arthur Horace Walker, R.N. For valuable services as Commander (T) on Staff of Commodore (F), Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas.

 

Commander John Cecil Davis, R.N. For valuable services as Commander (G) on Staff of Commodore (F), Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas.

 

Commander John Harry Kay Clegg, R.N. For valuable services as Commander (S) on Staff of Commodore (F), Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Hector Roy MacKenzie Woodhouse, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Commodore (F), Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotillas.

 

Lieutenant Ernest Stuart Daniels, R.N.R. In recognition of his services in boarding and securing a burning vessel at Port Said on the 10th January, 1918.

 

Engineer-Lieutenant Edward Richards, R.N. For the consistent hard work and efficiency displayed by him as Engineer Officer of a Grand Fleet Destroyer and for valuable services in assisting to bring into harbour a Transport, which had broken down at sea on the 19th October, 1918.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Gerald Arthur Youle, R.N. For valuable services as Clerk to Captain (D) in a Grand Fleet Destroyer Flotilla since 1915.

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The KING (is) pleased to confer the Medal of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire upon the undermentioned ratings in recognition of their services in rescuing survivors from a torpedoed steamship:

2nd Hand James Buchan, R.N.R., O.N. 4745D.A.

Deckhand William James Howe, R.N.R., O.N. 17677D.A.

2nd Hand James Sandham. R.N.R., O.N. 231S.A,

 


 

 

31248 - 21 MARCH 1919

   

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War:

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the send Most Excellent Order:

Engineer Commander William Henry Fox, R.N.R. For valuable services as Chief Engineer of H.M.S. "Biarritz" whilst employed on mine-laying operation for a period of four and a half years.

 

Lieutenant-Commander James Robertson Harvey, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Daisy" whilst employed in taking soundings and laying marks for the laying of the Folkestone-Grisnez minefield, the mines being laid under his directions.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Robert Simes Hulme-Goodier, R.N.R. For devotion to duty whilst serving in the submarine-hunting flotillas of the Northern Patrol Force.

 

Acting Lieutenant Charles Dickran Oliver Déodat Seropian, R.N. For devotion to duty whilst serving in the submarine-hunting flotillas of the Northern Patrol Force.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Gunner (T.) James Johnson, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Marksman" in the submarine-hunting flotillas of the Northern Patrol Force.

 

Artificer Engineer Eugene Herbert O'Brien, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Windflower." in the submarine-hunting flotillas of the Northern Patrol Force.

 

Artificer Engineer Frank Meachem, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Cottesmore," employed on mine-sweeping.

 


 

 

31262 - 28 MARCH 1919

   

..... promotions in and appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War:

 

To be Knights Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Rear-Admiral Sir William Rooke Cresswell, K.C.M.G. For valuable services as First Naval Member of the Australian Commonwealth Naval Board.

Surgeon Rear-Admiral George Robertson Turner, C.B., F.R.C.S. For valuable services as Consultant Surgeon, Royal Naval Hospital, Plymouth.

_____

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain Walter Carey, R.N. For valuable services at the Royal Naval Depot, Crystal Palace.

 

Captain Gordon Colquhoun Fraser, R.N. For valuable services as Captain in charge of Defensive Mining.

 

Commander William Vesey Harrel, C.B., M.V.O., R.N.V.R. For valuable services on the Staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Queenstown.

 

Commander James William Guy Innes, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Commander to Admiral The Hon. Sir Stanley C. J. Colville, G.C.V.O., K.C.B., Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth.

 

Paymaster Commander (tempy. Paymaster Captain) Grenville Acton Miller, O.B.E., R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Vice-Admiral Sir Montague E. Browning, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., M.V.O., both as Commander-in-Chief, North America and W. Indies Station, and in command of the Fourth Battle Squadron.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Howard Fiennes Julius Rowley, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer, Inverness.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Captain) John Ambrose Slee, O.B.E., R.N. For valuable services as Head of the W./T. Board.

 

Honorary Captain John Bell White, R.N.R. For valuable services as Assistant to the Director of Naval Recruiting.

_____

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Engineer-Commander Richard Edmund Cornforth Bolton, D.S.O., R.I.M. For valuable services in connection with the Naval Transport of the East African Force.

 

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander Colin Guy Breton, R.N. For valuable services in the training of the engineering personnel of the Submarine Service.

 

Lieutenant Richard Broderick, R.N. For valuable services in charge of submarine stores at Fort Blockhouse throughout the war.

 

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant (Acting Paymaster Lieutenant) Herbert Smith Burgess, R.N.R. For valuable services in connection with intelligence work on the China Station.

 

Surgeon Commander Charles Kendal Bushe, M.D., B.A., R.N. For valuable services as Officer in Charge of His Majesty's W./T. Station, Bathurst, Gambia.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Henry Douglas Capper, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the R.N. Anti-Aircraft Corps at Dover.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Trevor Ronald Chamberlin, R.N. For valuable services as Executive Officer of Harwich Submarine Depot.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Joseph Edward Coates, R.N.V.R. For valuable services at the Royal Naval Experimental Station, Stratford.

 

Lieutenant (Acting lieutenant-Commander) James Robert Crawford, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Officer in Charge of the Falkland Islands W./T. Station.

 

Lieutenant Ernest Donaldson, R.N.R. For valuable services as a Naval Transport Officer in the Eastern Mediterranean.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Edward Duffett, R.N. For valuable services in connection with recruiting.

 

Commander The Right Honourable Sir Windham Thomas, Earl of Dunraven, K.P., C.M.G., R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Commanding Officer of the hospital yacht "Grianaig."

 

Major (tempy. Lieutenant-Colonel) Frederick William Edward Eady, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in connection with recruiting.

 

Lieutenant The Honourable Francis Everard Henry Joseph Feilding, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with relief measures for refugees in Palestine.

 

Commander George Home Finnis, R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, East Africa.

 

Hon. Lieutenant Sidney Charles Freeman, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Assistant to the Naval Medical Transport Officer, Scotland.

 

Commander William Willoughby Cole Frith, R.N.R. For valuable services as Chief Examination Officer in the Tyne.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Henry Dale Gill, R.N. For valuable services as Commanding Officer of the Periscope School.

 

Major and Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel David Augustus Hailes, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in connection with recruiting.

 

Lieutenant William Heywood Haslam, R.N.V.R. For valuable services with the British Naval Mission at Rome.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Cyril Hemsley, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Commodore (S.), Admiralty.

 

Lieutenant (Acting Lieutenant-Commander) Sydney Charles Houghton, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with method of detection of submarines.

 

Lieutenant John Alfred Hunn, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as W./T. Officer on the Staff of Commodore (S.), Admiralty.

 

Lieutenant Willie Dickson Kilroy, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with the design and improvement of fire control instruments.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Anthony Francis Joseph MacDermott, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer at St. Johns, Newfoundland.

 

Captain Charles Geoffrey Murray, R.M. For valuable services as Adjutant to the 63rd Royal Naval Divisional Train Reserves.

 

Lieutenant John Fitzmaurice Pinchin, R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Scotia."

 

Hon. Surgeon Lieutenant J. Donald Pollock, M.D., R.N.V.R. For valuable services at H.M. Naval Base, Granton.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Slater Price, R.N.V.R. For valuable services at the Royal Naval Experimental Station, Stratford.

 

Lieutenant Arthur William Simms Reeve, R.N.R. For valuable services in connection with the prosecution of the War.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Leonard Robinson, R.N. For valuable services in the Operations Division of the Admiralty War Staff.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Evelyn Dennis Scott, R.N. For valuable services at Queen Mary's R.N. Auxiliary Hospital, Southend-on-Sea.

 

Commander William Sims, R.N. For valuable services in connection with recruiting.

 

Lieutenant-Commander William Simpson, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Engineer-in-Chief, Port Defence Officer, and Chief Examination Officer, Port of Sunderland.

 

Captain (tempy. Major) Alfred Edward Syson, R.M.L.I. For valuable services as Assistant Inspector of Physical Training and Bayonet Fighting.

 

Commander Sir Courtenay Charles Ewan, Baron Tredegar, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in providing and maintaining the hospital yacht "Liberty" for use as a hospital ship throughout the War.

 

Major Richard George Wharton, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in connection with recruiting.

 

Lieutenant Ralph Thomas Wilkinson, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Harbour Master and Chief Examination Officer, Port of Blyth.

 

Engineer Commander Henry Eccles Wolfe, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Engineer Officer of a Flotilla of Fleet Submarines.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Warrant Wardmaster Walter Austin, R.N. For valuable services at the R.N. Hospital, Malta.

 

Chief Boatswain Ernest Handley Gearing, R.N. For valuable services while serving in H.M.S. "Cornwall."

 

Warrant Writer William Henry Samways, R.N. For valuable services in the office of the Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet.

 

Chief Gunner Ernest Stracey Stone, R.N. For valuable services while serving in H.M.S. "Cornwall."

 


 

 

31274 - 4 APRIL 1919

   

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of the services of the undermentioned officers during the War:

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Sydney Searle, R.N.V.R., Staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Leslie Norman Sampson, R.N., Secretary to Captain of the Fleet.

 

Mr. William John Abbott Davies, Assistant Constructor, Staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet.

 


 

 

31286 - 8 APRIL 1919

 

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War:

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Gilbert Carter, R.N. For valuable services in hunting submarines and protecting shipping from submarine attack.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Frederick Bowering Toms, R.N.V.R. For valuable minelaying services during the past two years.

 

Lieutenant Frederick Thompson Groome, R.N.R. For valuable services whilst employed on convoy duties of a particularly arduous nature,

 

Lieutenant Harold Osburn, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in Command of the Rescue Tug "Flying Foam."

 

Acting Lieutenant Gordon Lilico Clark, R.N.R. For valuable services in Command of H.M. Trawler "Aquamarine," employed in the Auxiliary Patrol.

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To be a Member of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Skipper Robert Ling, R.N.R., 828 W.S.A., H.M.S. "Lord Stradbrooke." For valuable services in Command of H.M. Drifter "Lord Stradbrooke," employed in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 


 

 

31295 - 15 APRIL 1919

 

..... on the recommendation of the First Lord of the Admiralty, (that) the following appointments to, and promotions in, the Order of the British Empire, which were published in the London Gazette on the dates stated, shall be transferred to the Military Division of the Order, in terms of the notification published in the London Gazette No. 31084 of the 27th December 1918:

 

Knights Commanders.

Horne, Lieut.-Col. Robert Stevenson, K.C., R.E. 7th. January 1918.

Peirse, Admiral Sir Richard Henry, K.C.B., M.V.O. 7th June 1918.

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Commanders.

Andrews, Capt. Francis Arthur Lavington, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Bairnsfather, Capt. George Edward, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Dormer, Capt. The Hon. Charles Joseph Thaddeus, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Drake, Brev.-Col. Henry Dowrish, R.M.A. 7th June 1918.

Frederick, Capt. George Charles, R.N. 7th January 1918.

James, Eng. Capt. William Henry, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Jervoise, Rear-Adm. Edmund Purefoy Ellis. 7th June 1918.

Lenn, Act. Paymaster-in-Chief Frank, R.N. 7th June 1918.

McLellan, Lieut.-Col. William, R.M. 7th June 1918.

Martin, Capt. George Walter Howard. 7th June 1918.

Parsons, Eng. Capt. William Roskilly, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Roach-Smith, Paymaster-in-Chief Charles, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Stileman, Rear-Adm. Harry Hampson. 7th June 1918.

Sweny, Act. Capt. William Halpin Paterson, R.D., R.N.R. 7th June 1918.

Trye, Capt. John Henry, R.N. 7th June 1918.

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Officers.

Acheson, Commander Albert Edward, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Adcock, Lieut. Commander Frank Ezra, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Agnew, Commander Samuel Montagu, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Anderson, Act. Commander Maxwell Hendry, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Armstrong, Commander Francis Philip, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Blackler, Act. Fleet Paymaster Leonard, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Blair, Act. Lieut. Commander David, R.N.R. 7th January 1918.

Bloomfield, Commander James, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Bradshaw, Fleet Surg. Frank, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Burgoyne, Commander Sydney Thomas, R.N.V.R. 24th August 1917.

Byne, Major Roland Martin, R.M.L.I. 7th June 1918.

Campbell, Act. Commander Donald, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Campos, Lieut. Commander Victor Ribeiro d'Almeida, R.N.R. 7th June 1918.

Collett, Act. Commander John Alsager, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Davies, Commander Andrew William, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Dawson, Lieut. Albert Edward, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

de Grey, Lieut. Commander Nigel, R.N.V.R.  7th June1918.

Denniston, Commander Alexander Guthrie, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Dimmer, Lieut.-Col. John Francis, R.M.L.I. 7th June 1918.

Edmunds, Lieut. Commander Leslie Wynn, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Foakes, Commander Edward Lindsay Ashley, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Gandy, Lieut. -Commander Erir Worsley, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Garrett, Commander Peter Bruff, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Garvey, Lieut. (Act. Commander) John William Frederick, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Grant, Lieut. William, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Gush, Eng. Commander Arthur Sydney, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Hanson, Staff Surg. Reginald John Edward, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Harris, Brev.-Col. Gerald Noel Anstice, R.M.A. 7th June 1918.

Herbert, Commander Philip, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Hicks, Act. Commander William Thomas, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Hippisley, Commander Richard John Bayntun, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Hodgens, Hon. Lieut. John, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Irwin, Lieut. Commander Thomas Cuthbert, D.L., T.D., R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Jones, Act. Lieut. Commander Theodore Warren, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Jones, Lieut. David Gwilym, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Kenrick, Commander Hubert Wynn, R.D., R.N.R. 7th January 1918.

Kirwin, Eng. Commander Joseph John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Knox, Act. Eng. Lieut. Commander Robert Graeme, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Layland, Act. Commander Henry, R.N.R. 7th June 1918.

Lenthall, Lieut. Charles Bertram, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Little, Staff Paymaster James Scott, R.N.R. 7th January 1918.

Littlewood, Eng. Commander Alfred William, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Lugard, Major Edward James, D.S.O. 7th January 1918.

McConnel, Lieut. Commander William Holdsworth, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Man, Commander Joseph, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Maton, Lieut. Commander Reginald Foster Pitt, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Owen, Commander Reginald Charles Lloyd, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Paffard, Staff Paymaster Reginald Douglas, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Paget, Lieut. Commander Henry Edward Clarence, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Pearce-Serocold, Commander Claud, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Randall, Lieut. Commander James, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Regan, Lieut. Maurice Ambrose, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Richardson, Act. Commander Sidney Sherlock, R.D., R.N.R. 7th June 1918.

Roberts-Wray, Commander Thomas Henry, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Rundle, Act. Commander Henry John Montague, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Say, Lieut. Commander Richard R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Shearme, Fleet Paymaster Edward Haweis, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Sherman, Commander Carlton Collingwood, R.N. 7th June, 1918.

Speranza, Commander Victor Ernest, R.D., R.N.R. 7th June 1918.

Stewart, Act. Commander Archibald Thomas, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Stirling, Commander Thomas Willing, R.N. 7th January 1918.

Ward, Commander George Augustus Crosbie, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Weightman, Fleet Surg. Alfred Ernest, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Wilcock, Lieut. Albert Edward, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Wildy, Commander Edmund, V.D., R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Wilkinson, Lieut. Norman, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Williams, Major Ronald Frederick. 7th January 1918.

Winter, Act. Staff Paymaster Alexander Charles, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Woods, Fleet Surg. Samuel Henry, R.N. 7th June 1918.

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Members.

Addy, Commissioned Armourer Ernest, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Batten, Warrant Shipwright John Thomas, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Beard, Sub-Lieut. Ernest Somerville, R.N.V.R. 24th August 1917.

Bosanquet, Lieut. Thomas Albert Edward. James, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Burden, Senior Mate Walter Patrick, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Collins, Lieut. Commander Abraham Bennett, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Couper, Chief Carpenter John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Crook, Shipwright Lieut. George Henry Holland, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Dooley, Lieut. John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Doughty, Artificer Engineer Frederick George, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Ferris, Lieut. Pierce, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Gilby, Chief Gunner Frank, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Hicks, Chief Artificer Engineer Nicolas John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Higgins, Lieut. John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Hodge, Lieut. Richard Henry, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Hunt, Chief Gunner George, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Hutt, Lieut. John, R.N.V.R. 7th January 1918.

Lloyd, Chief Gunner Harry Duncaff, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Lockett, Staff Paymaster Herbert Antony, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Luxon, Shipwright Lieut. George William, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Manners, Lieut. James Benjamin, R.N. 7th June 1918.

May, Lieut. Commander William Henry, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Nash, Lieut. Frank Horace Elliott, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

O'Meara, Chief Gunner Daniel John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Ost, Lieut. William Lewis, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Pine, Shipwright Lieutenant John Henry, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Ratcliff, Gunner Sydney, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Reeves, Lieut. Commander George, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Roberts, Lieut. Commander John, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Rogers, Chief Carpenter James George, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Rush, Artificer Engineer Thomas Arthur Edwin, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Segrue, Shipwright Lieut. George Edward, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Sinclair, Commissioned Master-at-Arms Edward, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Smithers, Hon. Sub.-Lieut. Walter, R.N.V.R. 7th June 1918.

Uden, Chief Gunner Walter Jeffrey, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Vaughan, Lieut. William, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Whiting, Gunner Ernest James, R.N. 7th June 1918.

Wilder, Chief Boatswain Edward H., R.N. 7th June 1918.

 


 

 

31303 - 18 APRIL 1919

  

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War:

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division af the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain Christopher Russell Payne, R.N. (Commodore, 2nd Class). For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer at Vladivostock during 1918.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Percy Pitts, R.N. For valuable services as Commanding Officer of H.M.S. "Blenheim" whilst employed as depot ship for destroyers in the Aegean and Adriatic.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Commander James Murray Pipon, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Commander to Commodore W. A. H. Kelly, C.B., C.M.G., M.V.O., Commanding the British Adriatic Force.

 

Commander Robert Milne Porter, R.N.R. For valuable services in command, of H.M.S. "Lepanto" whilst employed as a Commissioned Escort ship.

 

Engineer Commander Archibald Gordon Bremner, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of the depot ship for British Submarines at Brindisi.

 

Engineer Commander Thomas Richard Tyler, R.N.R. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Changuinola" whilst employed as an Ocean Escort.

 

Engineer Commander Harry James Bowden, R.N.R. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Morea" whilst employed as an Ocean Escort.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Vaughan Alexander Edward Hanning-Lee, D.S.O., R.N. For valuable services in command of the Local Defence and Minesweeping Flotillas at Alexandria.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Charles Purcell Cooper, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Executive Officer of H.M.S. "Gloucestershire" for two and a half years whilst employed on Patrol and Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Henry Victor Hudson, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Brisk" employed on the Otranto Barrage.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Henry Francis Besant, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Cornflower" in Egyptian waters.

 

Lieutenant-Commander William Thomson Forrester, R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Coronado" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant-Commander James Herbert Malpas, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Executive Officer of H.M.S. "Artois" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Sydney Moir Nicholls, R.N.R. For valuable services as Officer Instructor and Gunnery Officer of H.M.S. "Knight Templar" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (Acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Edwin Howard Wethey, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Commodore W. A. H. Kelly, C.B., C.M.G., M.V.O., Commanding, the British Adriatic Force.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Alfred Woolf, R.N. For valuable services as Accountant Officer of H.M.S. "Fox" on the Red Sea Patrol for three years.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander John Arthur Fitz-warine Bourchier, R.N. For valuable services as Accountant Officer of H.M.S. "Lowestoft," flying the Broad Pennant of the Commodore Commanding, British Adriatic Force.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Arthur Rutherford Dundas Collins, R.N.R. For valuable services as Senior Officer of the Gibraltar Torpedo Boat Flotilla.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Fred Trinick, R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Discoverer" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant Arnold Ridyard, R.N.R. For valuable services as Navigating Officer of H.M.S. "Andes" whilst employed on blockade duties.

 

Lieutenant Archibald Thomas Learmouth, For valuable services in H.M. Yacht "Narcissus II." whilst employed in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Lieutenant Leslie Lawlor, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Naneric" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant Walter Sydney Colbourne, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Kildonan Castle" whilst employed on blockade and Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant Rowland Owen Lloyd, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Mallard" on the occasion of the torpedoing of R.M.S. "Leinster." Was responsible for the saving of many lives.

 

Lieutenant Selwyn Norman Capon, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Alsatian" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant Percy Ranson, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Bayano" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Lieutenant John James McKichan, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in Motor Launches employed on the Otranto barrage.

 

Engineer Lieutenant Henry Samuel Hoar, R.D., R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Donegal" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Francis Ewart, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Patuca" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Acting Paymaster Lieutenant Percy Selwin, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Macedonia" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Leonard Wynne Lloyd, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Hildebrand" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Cyril Arthur Saville, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Active" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Gunner Ernest John Albert Gale, R.N. For valuable services on the occasion of the torpedoing of R.M.S. "Leinster." At considerable risk of being crushed between the lifeboat and the ship's side, he worked over the side assisting helpless survivors on board H.M.S. "Lively."

 

Signal Boatswain Francis Christopher Gasparro, R.N. For valuable services as Signal Officer of the 5th Destroyer Flotilla in the Adriatic.

 


 

 

31331 - 6 MAY 1919

 

..... promotions in and appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War:

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Mrs. Mary Lucy Cane, Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Winifred Dakyns, M.B.E., Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Dorothy Christian Hare, M.D., Assistant Director (Medical), W.R.N.S.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Miss Helen Mary Beale, Deputy Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Mary Barbara Bennet, R.R.C., Nursing Sister, Q.A.R.N.N.S.

Miss Catherine Elizabeth Bennett, Deputy Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Muriel Innes Currey, Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Ida Mary Jermyn, Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Winefride Mary de L'Hôpital, Deputy Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Anna Buchanan Maclennan, Deputy Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Ethel Ivy Flora Matheson, M.B.E., Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Ethel Gladys Merston, Deputy Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Marjorie Mary Monkhouse, Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

The Hon. Mrs. Evelyn Maud Northcote, Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Katherine St.Aubyn Penrose, Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Ethel Martha Royden, Deputy Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Bertha Valpy, Deputy-Assistant Director W.R.N.S.

Miss Sydney Jeannetta Warner, Deputy Assistant Director, W.R.N.S.

Miss Florence Ethel Warton, Deputy Divisional Director, W.R.N.S.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Miss Eleanor Best, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Frances Evelyn Bradshaw, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Barbara Marion Craster. Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Annette Ina Crisp, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Dorothy Sybil Montague Eastwood, Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Margaret Georgina Mary Farrell, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Olga Heather Franklin, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Margery Godding, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Irene Alice Gye, Deputy Principal. W.R.N.S.

Miss Muriel Hardie, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Ada Noel Horsey, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Eleanor Marian James, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Katharine Margaret James, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Elizabeth Gairdner Johnston, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Florence Johnston, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Winifrid Esdaile Kersey, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Elvira Sibyl Marie Laughton, Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Marian Louie MacDonald, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Olive Moultrie Macleod, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Jean Margaret McEwan, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Basilina Ninian Mouat, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Mary Helen Maxwell Maunsell, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Isobel Helena Courtney Pettit, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Norah Gertrude Robinson, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Irene Mary Rope, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Mrs. Vera Rachel Rubenstein, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Mary Constance Elizabeth Christine Strickland, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Margaret Alison Thorburn, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Helen Oliver Turnbull, Assistant Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Maud Amy Margaret Wall, Principal, W.R.N.S.

Miss Gladys Mary Watts, Deputy Principal, W.R.N.S.

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..... confer the Medal of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire upon the undermentioned members of the Women's Royal Naval Service for services in connection with the War:

Miss Enid Beatrix Bell, Chief Section Leader (Mechanic).

Miss Mavis Carter, Chief Section Leader.

Miss Edith, Florence Coleman, Senior writer.

Mrs. Kathleen Cummings, Shorthand Typist.

Miss Madeleine D'Arcy, Chief Section Leader (Clerk).

Miss Gertrude Olive Dart, Chief Section Leader (Draughtswoman).

Miss Alison Marie Davies, Chief Section Leader (Clerk).

Miss Annie Sophia Dennis, Clerk.

Miss Agnes Evelyn Dove, Motor Driver.

Miss Doris Dove, Chief Section Leader (Shorthand Typist).

Miss Mabel Duckworth, Shorthand Typist.

Miss Katherine Duncan, Senior Writer.

Mrs. May Florence Evans, Chief Section Leader (Clerk).

Miss Dorothy Evelyn French, Senior Writer.

Mrs Rose Hayter, Chief Section Leader (Steward).

Miss Helen Fairlie Henderson, Telephone Operator.

Miss Amy Helen Jenner, Motor Driver.

Miss Marie Elizabeth Sophia Edith Maunsell, Chief Section Leader (Electrician).

Miss Evelyn Olive Perrett, Section Leader (Steward).

Mrs. Annie Anderson Reid. Senior Writer.

Miss Janet Smith, Chief Section Leader.

Miss Ida Gertrude Tidman, Chief Section Leader (Shorthand Typist).

 


 

 

31354 - 23 MAY 1919

 

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War:

 

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Commander Victor Lindsey Arbuthnot Campbell, D.S.O., R.N. For valuable services in connection with operations carried out on shore at Murmansk.

 

Commander Alexander Rennie, R.N.R. For valuable services as Navigating Officer on H.M.S. "Virginian" since December, 1914, whilst employed on patrol and ocean escort duties.

 

Engineer Commander Thomas Alexander Graham, R.N.R. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Orbita" whilst employed on ocean escort duties.

 

Engineer Commander George Webster Todd, R.N.R. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "City of London" whilst employed on ocean escort duties.

 

Engineer Lieutenant Commander (acting Engineer-Commander) James Young R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H M S "Mantua" throughout the War whilst employed on patrol and ocean escort duties.

 

Lieutenant Commander Robert Cunningham Warden, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services in command of minesweeping gunboat and as second in command of a mine sweeping flotilla since June 1917

 

Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) Robert Ormiston Paterson, R.M.A. For valuable services in connection with operations carried out on shore at Murmansk.

 

Lieutenant (now acting Lieutenant Commander) Harold Ernest Clare, R.N.R. For valuable services in command of HMS "Robina" during the last four years whilst employed in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Lieutenant Albert Frederick Masters, R.N.R. For valuable services as Senior Executive Officer of Poole Naval Base from August, 1915 to December, 1918.

 

Lieutenant Thomas Philip Ryan, R.N.R. For valuable services as Principal Mine sweeping Officer at Kirkwall from April to October, 1918.

 

Engineer Lieutenant Robert Driscoll, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer at Ardrossan Auxiliary Patrol Base.

 

Acting Lieutenant John Polehampton, R.N.R. For valuable services in minesweeping operations.

 

Acting Paymaster Lieutenant Arthur Harold Eglen, R.N.R. For valuable services in H M S "Orcoma" whilst employed on ocean escort duties.

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To be Member of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Artificer Engineer (acting Chief Artificer Engineer) William Henry Robbins, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer at Stornoway Auxiliary Patrol Base.

 

Chief Skipper Alexander Youngson, R.N.R., 23 W.S.A. For valuable services in minesweeping operations throughout the War.

 

Skipper William Lewis, R.N.R., 520S.A. For valuable services in command of armed trawlers throughout the War.

 


 

 

31360 - 23 MAY 1919

 

..... promotion in and appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War:

 

To be Commanders off the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain Herbert Algernon Adam, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Carnarvon" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Captain Maxwell Hendry Anderson, O.B.E., R.N. For valuable services in connection with the Naval Prize Fund.

 

Captain Oliver Lawrence Beck, R.N. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys and as Port Convoy Officer, Liverpool.

 

Captain (now Rear-Admiral) Henry Blackett, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Cumberland" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Captain William Bowden-Smith, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Carnarvon" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties, and in connection with the Tyne convoy system.

 

Captain James Tobin Bush, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Isis" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Captain William Drummond Church, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Almanzora" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Henry William Alfred Clark, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Rear-Admiral Henry James Langford Clarke. For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer and Port Convoy Officer, Dakar, from October, 1917, to October, 1918.

 

Captain Robert Henry Coppinger, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Orcoma" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Godfrey Edwin Corbett, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Columbella" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Rear-Admiral Cunningham Robert de Clare Foot. For valuable services in connection with gunnery training and in command of H.M.S. "Berwick" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Charles Hay Forbes, R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Salonika.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Paul Hewett, R.N. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) William Gilbert Howard, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M. Ships "Patia" and "Macedonia" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) John Howson, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Edward Llewellyn Hughes, R.N. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Captain Richard Hyde, M.V.O., R.N. (Commodore, Second Class). For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Duke of Edinburgh" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) William Dion Irvin, R.N. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) George Piercy Leith, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Armadale Castle" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Edward Robert McKinstry, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Captain Nithsdale Carleton Atkinson Moore, R.N. For valuable services as Port Convoy Officer and Senior Naval Officer, Lamlash, since August, 1917.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Hugh Bowling Mulleneux, R.N. For valuable services as Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief, North America and West Indies Station, and as liaison officer with the United States Navy Department in Washington.

 

Instructor Captain Arthur John Parish, C.B., M.A., R.N. For valuable services as Deputy Adviser on Naval Education.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Walter Henry Parker, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Captain Claude William Manners Plenderleath, R.N. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Vice-Admiral Richard Purefoy Fitz-Gerald Purefoy, M.V.O. For valuable services in command of H.M. Commissioned Escort Ship "Discoverer."

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Vernon Stanhope Rashleigh, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Artois" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) John Roberts, D.S.O., R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Captain (Commodore, Second Class) Cortland Herbert Simpson, R.N.R. (Rear-Admiral, retired). For valuable services as Senior Officer of the West Indies Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Hugh Geoffry Staunton, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) James Turnbull, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Port Convoy Officer, Sydney, Cape Breton, since November, 1917.

 

Captain Horace Cyril Watson, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Hildebrand" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Captain Howard James Lionel Walter Kox Willcox, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Changuinola" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Thomas Acland Williams, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Gloucestershire" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Alexander Galloway Wright, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M. Naval Base, Ardrossan, since August, 1915.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

Lieutenant William James Anning, R.N.R. For valuable services during four years in the Downs Boarding Flotilla.

 

Lieutenant Harold Beautement, R.N.R. For valuable services as Convoy Intelligence Officer, Immingham.

 

Surgeon-Lieutenant Stanley Samuel Beare. R.N. For valuable services in attending to the sick and wounded in the Dover Patrol.

 

Commander George Hope Bevan, R.N. For valuable services as Assistant King's Harbour Master, Dover, and in rendering assistance to damaged vessels.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Myles Aldington Blomfield, R.N. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Eberhard William Ernest Callwell, R.N. For valuable services on the Staff of the Vice-Admiral, Dover Patrol, and as Gunnery Lieutenant of H.M.S. "Terror."

 

Lieutenant-Commander Roland Arbuthnot Clark, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the Convoy System.

 

Acting Chaplain The Reverend Richard Bevill Middleton Close, M.A., R.N. For valuable services in ministering to the personnel of batteries and aerodromes in the Dunkirk district.

 

Lieutenant William Sydney Philip Congdon, R.N.R. For valuable services in connection with the Convoy System.

 

Lieutenant (Acting Lieutenant-Commander) Lertram Harold Davies, R.N.R. For valuable services as Port Convoy Officer, Newcastle-on-Tyne

 

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander Macleod Gamul Arthur Edwards, R.N. For valuable services as Officer in Charge of machinery of the Motor Launches and Coastal Motor Boats of the Dover Patrol.

 

Surgeon-Commander William Rhodes Harrison, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Medical Officer of the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Paymaster Commander) John Mackey Hodge, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the Convoy System.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Keith Macleod Lawder, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Rear-Admiral the Hon. Algernon D. E. A. Boyle, C.B., C.M.G., M.V.O., Chief of Staff to the Vice-Admiral, Dover Patrol.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Alexander Lyon, R.N. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Henry McConkey, R.N.R. For valuable services in connection with the Convoy System.

 

Lieutenant-Commander William Simon Fraser Macleod, R.N. For valuable services as Navigating Officer of H.M.S. "Erebus" off the Belgian coast since August, 1916.

 

Lieutenant Henry Maurice Chidley Purdon, R.N. For valuable services as Navigating Officer of H.M.S. "Prince Eugene" off the Belgian coast since August, 1915.

 

Paymaster Commander Harold James Duthoit Spriggs, R.N. For valuable services as Victualling Paymaster in the Dover Patrol for three years.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (Acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Herebert Edward Symons, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the Convoy System.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Gerald Talbot, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Naval Attaché in Greece.

 

Lieutenant-Commander John Oliver Wyatt, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the Convoy System.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Surgeon Sub-Lieutenant Donald Eadie Brown, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in attending to sick and wounded of the Dover Patrol.

 

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Leonard Clayton Charlier, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with the Convoy System.

 

Chief Signal Boatswain Arthur Hambleton Farnley, R.N. For valuable services in carrying out signal duties at Dunkirk.

 

Warrant Victualling Officer Ralph Henry John McCusker, R.N. For valuable services as assistant to the Naval Supply Officer, Dunkirk.

 

Shipwright Lieutenant Augustus John Mitchelmore, R.N. For valuable services in carrying out repairs to vessels of the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Basil Soame Rea, R.N. For valuable services in charge of the office of the Captain (D) Sixth Destroyer Flotilla.

 

Lieutenant Harry Forbes Witherby, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Intelligence Officer on the Staff of the Commodore, Dunkirk. Admiralty, 27th May, 1919.

 


 

 

31370 - 30 MAY 1919

  

(including)

 

The KING (is) pleased on. the occasion of His Majesty's Birthday, to giver orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for valuable services rendered in connection with military operations in France:

To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

Allard, T./Capt. Philip, R.M.L.I.

Chapman, T./Maj. Charles Leonard, R.M.L.I.

Cook, T./Maj. William Ernest, R.M.

Dix, T./Lt. (A./Lt.-Com.) Henry Philip, M.C., Staff, R.N.V.R.

Kirby, Lt. William, Anson Bn., R.N.D.

Newman, T./Capt. Vincent Chester, R.M. 

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

Dugon, T./Lt. Arnold Louis, R.M.L.I. 

 


 

 

31379 - 30 MAY 1919 

  

..... promotions in and appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of the services of the undermentioned officers in connection with the War:

 

To be Knights Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Rear-Admiral Charles Lionel Vaughan-Lee, C.B.

Surgeon Rear-Admiral William Wenmoth Pryn, C.B.

Surgeon Rear-Admiral Patrick Brodie Handyside, C.B., M.B.

Captain (Commodore, 2nd Class) Herbert Edward Purey Cost, C.B., C.B.E,, R.N.R. (Admiral, retired).

Surgeon Captain Daniel Joseph Patrick. McNabb, C.B., R.N.

Surgeon Captain Arthur Stanley Nance, C.B., R.N.

Paymaster Captain Francis Cooke Alton, C.B., C.M.G., R.N.

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To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Surgeon Captain Octavius William Andrews, M.B., R.N.

Major (Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel) George. Edward Barnes, R.M.A.

Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) Dacre Lennard Barrett, R.M.L.I.

Captain Ronald Evered Chilcott, R.N.

Captain Arthur Calvert Clarke, C.M.G., D.S.O., R.N.R. (Vice-Admiral, retired).

Rear-Admiral Lewis Clinton-Baker, C.B.

Paymaster Commander (Acting Paymaster Captain) Beauchamp Urquhart Colclough, R.N.

Engineer Captain Arthur Samuel Crisp, R.N.

Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) William Price Drury, R.M.L.I.

Paymaster Captain Edward Henry Eldred, R.N.

Engineer Captain Samuel Pringle Ferguson, R.N.

Captain Ernest James Fleet, R.N.R. (Rear- Admiral, retired).

Lieutenant-Colonel (Brevet Colonel) Gerald Noel Anstice Harris, O.B.E,, R.M.A.

Captain (Commodore, 2nd Class) Edward Henry Fitzhardinge Heaton-Ellis, C.B., M.V.O., A.D.C., R.N.

Captain Thomas Henry Heming, R.N.

Engineer Captain William Fryer Hinchcliffe, R.N.

Paymaster Commander (acting Paymaster Captain) John Dickenson Holmes, R.N.

Tempy. Lieutenant-Colonel the Hon. Cuthbert James, R.M.

Chaplain and Instructor Commander the Rev. Percy Herbert Jones, M.A., R.N.

Chaplain and Instructor Commander the Rev. Robert McKew, B.A., B.D., R.N.

Paymaster Captain Charles Edward Hughes Meredyth, R.N.

Engineer Captain Herbert Brooks Moorshead, R.N.

Paymaster Captain William George Edward Penfold, R.N.

Engineer Captain John David Rees, R.N.

Engineer Captain Ernest William Rodet, R.N.

Captain Frank Edward Cavendish Ryan, R.N.R. (Rear-Admiral, retired).

Paymaster Captain Ernest Edwin Silk, R.N.

Engineer Captain George Thomas Simmons, R.N.

Captain Morris Henry Smyth, R.N.R. (Vice- Admiral, retired).

Engineer Captain Lindsay James Stephens, R.N.

Engineer Captain Charles Stevens, R.N.

Engineer Captain John Greet Stevens, R.N.

Captain Arthur Trevelyan Taylor, R.N.

Capt. Leicester Francis Gartside Tippinge, R.N.

Engineer Captain Albert Edward Tompkins, R.N.

Captain Francis Loftus Tottenham, R.N.

Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) Arthur Gustave Vincent, R.M.L.I. Paymaster Captain Charles Henry Allen Ward, R.N.

Captain John Alexander Webster, M.V.O., R.N.

Paymaster Commander (acting Paymaster Captain) Charles Scrivener Wonham, R.N.

Captain William Bourchier Sherard Wrey, C.M.G., R.N.

Captain (Commodore, 2nd Class) Fred W. Young, O.B.E., R.N.R.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Acting Chaplain the Rev. Bernard James Failes, M.A., R.N.

Chaplain the Rev. Francis Horace Jones, M.A., R.N.

Acting Chaplain the Rev. Henry Ewing Kendall, B.A., R.N.

Acting Chaplain the Rev. Norman Braund Kent, R.N.

Chaplain the Rev. Walter Kenrick Knight-Adkin, B.A., R.N.

Acting Chaplain the Rev. Horace Ricardo Wilkinson, R.N.

 


 

 

31398 - 10 JUNE 1919

 

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers during the War:

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Commander (acting Captain) Cecil Ryther Acklom, C.B., R.N. For valuable services as Superintendent, Royal Naval Torpedo Factory, Greenock.

 

Engineer Captain Albert Valentine Blake, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Overseer at the works of the Wallsend Slipway Co. and Messrs. J. S. White and Co.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Percy George Brown, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Champagne" whilst employed on Convoy and Escort Duties.

 

Captain Algernon Henry Chester Candy, R.N. For valuable services as Assistant Director of Torpedoes.

 

Engineer Captain David John Carruthers, R.N. For valuable services in the Engineer-in-Chief's Department, dealing with examination of boilers of ships.

 

Captain (Commodore, 2nd Class) Robert Stevenson Dalton Cuming, D.S.O., R.N.R. (Admiral, retired). For valuable services as Commodore-in-Charge, Larne Harbour. (He was invested with the CBE (M) by Prince Henry at Birmingham on the 14 January 1920.With thanks to Peter Grainger-Allen, a family member, 25 Aug 2013) 

 

Commander Kennett Dixon, R.N. For valuable services in the office of the Admiral Commanding Coastguard and Reserves, and as Port Minesweeping Officer and  Mine Clearance Officer, Plymouth.

 

Paymaster Captain George Finlay, R.N. For valuable services as Accountant Officer of H.M.S. "Colleen," Depot Ship, Queenstown.

 

Engineer Captain Robert Boles Garde, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Overseer at the works of Messrs. J. S. White & Co., and at Sunderland.

 

Engineer Captain Walter James Kent, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Overseer in the Birmingham District.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Captain) Adrian St. Vincent Keyes, D.S.O., R.N. For valuable services on the Staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth.

 

Captain Kerrison Kiddle, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Greenwich" Depot Ship of the 14th Destroyer Flotilla.

 

Engineer Captain Harry Howard Meadus, R.N. For valuable services as Repair Overseer for the Tyne District.

 

Engineer Captain William Ramsey Parker. For valuable services in charge of repair work on the East Coast of Scotland, north of Aberdeen.

 

Engineer Captain Henry Samuel Rashbrook, R.N. For valuable services on the staff of the Rear-Admiral, Falmouth.

 

Commander (acting Captain) John Richard Le Hunte Ward, R.N. For valuable services as Captain Superintendent, Immingham Dock.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander (acting Engineer-Commander) Arthur Robert Anderson, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer in Charge, Naval Base, Penzance.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (temporary Paymaster Commander) Leslie Charles Edward Ayre, R.N. For valuable services in the office of the Admiral Commanding Coastguard and Reserves.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Reginald Barrington Bates, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Vice-Admiral Francis S. Miller, C.B., at Scapa Flow and Buncrana.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Alan George Bath, R.N. For valuable services as Clerk to the Captain (D), 8th Destroyer Flotilla, and as Secretary to Chief of Staff to the Comnmnder- in-Chief, Queenstown.

 

Engineer Commander Walter William Bills, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M. Ships "Cochrane" and "Iron Duke."

 

Lieutenant Jack Tuthill Borrett, R.N. For valuable services in Torpedo Boat Destroyers throughout the War.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Leslie Charles Bott, R.N. For valuable services as Navigating Officer of H.M.S. "Furious."

 

Engineer Commander (acting Engineer Captain) John Bowing, R.N. For valuable services as Superintendent, Torpedo Depot, Portsmouth.

 

Engineer Commander James Charles Boyle, R.N. Far valuable services as Engineer Commander (D.), 14th Destroyer Flotilla.

 

Commander John Evelyn Bray, R.N. For valuable services in the Naval Ordnance Department.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Charles Samuel Brewer, R.N.V.R. For valuable services at the depot for Mercantile Marine Reserve Ratings at Liverpool.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander William John Archer Brown, R.N. For valuable services to the Defence Department, New Zealand, in connection with naval matters.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Frederic Gray Buchanan, R.N. For valuable services as Navigating Officer of H.M.S. "Devonshire" whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Commander Geoffrey Charles Candy, R.N. For valuable services in charge of the W./T. Section of the Torpedoes and Mining Department.

 

Lieutenant John Candy, R.N. For valuable services at the Royal Naval Camp, Haslar.

 

Lieutenant Andrew Yule Catto, R.N. For valuable services as Inspector of Diving, Grand Fleet.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Herbert John Cavill, R.N.R. For valuable services as Shipping Intelligence Officer, Queenstown.

 

Commander Archibald Charles Cole, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Assistant in Magnetic Compass Branch.

 

Lieutenant Patrick Peter Coleman, R.N. For valuable services in the Naval Ordnance and Torpedoes and Mining Departments.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander). Ernest Dudley Gordon Colles, R.N. For valuable services in the Cameroons, Russia, and Plans Division.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Charles Edward Collins, R.N. For valuable services in the Signal School, Portsmouth, throughout the war.

 

Lieutenant-Commander George Henry Colwill, R.N. For valuable services on the Staff of the Flag Captain, Portsmouth, throughout the war.

 

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander (acting Engineer Commander) Ernest John Connors, R.N. For valuable services in promoting the efficiency of the machinery of motor launches.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (actg. Commander) Bernard Trotter Coote, R.N. For valuable services as Superintendent of Physical Training.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Charles Worthington Craven, R.N. For valuable services in organising the rapid construction of submarines during the war.

 

Commander William Reginald Denys Crowther, R.N. For valuable services in command of submarine establishments and at sea during the war.

 

Engineer Captain Edwin William Cudlip, R.N. For valuable services in charge of Mining Depot, Immingham.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (now Commander) Marcus Victor Cumberlege, R.N. For valuable services as Executive Officer of H.M.S. "Colleen," Port Depot Ship, Queenstown.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Guybon Chesney Castell Damant, R.N. For valuable services as Salvage Officer.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) William Thomas Davis, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in charge of repair work to H.M. ships in Italy.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (temporary Paymaster Commander) Cecil Gould Eason, D.S.C., R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Vice- Admiral Sir Cecil F. Thursby, K.C.B., K.C.M.G., whilst holding important commands throughout the war.

 

Shipwright Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Ellis, R.N. For valuable services on the Staff of the Captain Superintendent, Torpedo Boat Destroyers, building by contract.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Paul G. Fildes, R.N.V.R., For valuable services on Research Work at the Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar.

 

Engineer Commander Hugh Sydney Garwood, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Commander. (D.) of the 3rd and 21st Destroyer Flotillas.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Archibald Gilbert, R.N. For valuable services as Ballistic Officer in the Naval Ordnance Department.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Henry John Graham Good, R.N. For valuable services as Officer in Charge of the Aberdeen W./T. Station.

 

Engineer Commander Hubert Goold, R.N. For valuable services in Destroyers.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Hugh Hamilton-Gordon, R.N. For valuable services as Assistant to and then Drafting Commander, Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth.

 

Engineer Commander Percy George Harris, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Vulcan," and attached submarine flotilla.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Geoffrey Brancker Harrison, R.N. For valuable services as Superintendent of the Gyro Compass Branch.

 

Engineer Commander William Hart, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the design, manufacture and supply of gun-mountings to the Fleet and auxiliary vessels.

 

Engineer Commander (acting Engineer Captain) James Frederick Arthur Hastings, R.N. For valuable services in charge of Torpedo Depot, Portland.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Paul Heather, R.N. For valuable services as a Secretary throughout the war.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Frank Lankester Horsey, D.S.C., R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Rear-Admiral John S. Luard, C.B., in the Tenth Cruiser Squadron, and at H.M. Naval Base, Falmouth.

 

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander Stanley Jackson, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of Submarines. He was in charge of the engines of the Baltic Submarine Flotilla until the submarines were destroyed.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (acting Paymaster Commander) Arthur Cyril Austin Janion, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Rear-Admiral Sir Lionel Halsey, K.C.M.G., C.B., whilst holding important appointments afloat and ashore during the war.

 

Lieutenant-Commander George Jeans, R.N. For valuable services on the Experimental Staff H.M.S. "Excellent."

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Ivo James Kay, R.N.R. For valuable services as Principal Salvage Officer.

 

Commander Fairfax Moresby Kerr, R.N. For valuable services in command of Destroyers throughout the war.

 

Commander Richard Hayden Owen Lane-Poole, R.N. For valuable services in connection with Minelaying Operations.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Llewellyn Evan Hugh Llewellyn, R.N. For valuable services as acting Inspector of Steel.

 

Engineer Commander Alfred White McKinlay, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of Destroyers, and in charge of repairs to machinery of Grand Fleet destroyers.

 

Lieutenant Harper MacLean, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Secretary to Commodore Edward H. F. Heaton-Ellis, C.B., M.V.O., A.D.C., R.N., Liaison Officer at the French Ministry of Marine.

 

Engineer Commander William Selwyn Mann, R.N. For valuable services in the Engineer-in-Chief 's Department on engines for coastal motor boats.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Edward George Martin, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Officer-in-charge of Rescue Tugs, Plymouth.

 

Engineer Commander Gerald Moore, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Commander (D) of the 12th Destroyer Flotilla.

 

Lieutenant Cornelius Cecil Morley, R.N.V.R. For valuable services at the Auxiliary Patrol Base, Holyhead.

 

Lieutenant Edward James Moseley, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Assistant to Naval Control Officer, and as Naval Control Officer, Falmouth.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Arthur John Layard Murray, R.N. For valuable services in the Mining School, Portsmouth.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Thomas Reginald Gill O'Connor, R.N. For valuable services as 1st Lieutenant and Maintenance Commander, H.M.S. "Vernon."

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Edwin Harold Orchard, R.N.R. For valuable services on the Staff of Flag Captain and Chief of Staff, Portsmouth.

 

Commander John Henry Orton, R.N. For valuable services in superintending the fitting out of Rescue Tugs.

 

Engineer Lieutenant Edwin Palfreman, R.N. For valuable services in charge of the engines of H.M.S. "Oak," tender to the Fleet Flagship, Grand Fleet.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Stanley Seymour Conway Parsons, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Rear-Admiral Lewis Clinton Baker, C.B., in connection with the organisation of the mining bases for the laying of the northern barrage.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Edwin Pratt, R.N. For valuable services on the Naval Transport Staff and as Commander-in-Charge, Auxiliary Patrol Base, Newhaven.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant John Arnoux Prendergast, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Greenwich," Depot Ship of the 14th Destroyer Flotilla.

 

Engineer Commander Leslie Robins, R.N. For valuable services throughout the war, particularly in connection with the design and construction of machinery for airships.

 

Lieutenant Frederick Romer, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in the organisation and administration of the Government Pigeon Service.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Henry Alfred Rudland, R.N.R. For valuable services in connection with the Scandinavian Convoy System.

 

Commander Richard John Shee, R.N. For valuable services at Haulbowline Dockyard and as Flag Commander to Admiral Sir Lewis Bayly, K.C.B., K.C.M.G., C.V.O., Commander-in-Chief, Queenstown.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Arnold Simon, R.N.R. For valuable services on the Mediterranean Station and in the office of the Commander-in-Chief, Queenstown.

 

Engineer Commander Percy Stocker, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the rapid construction of river gunboats for service in Mesopotamia, and with transport of submarines to Russia.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Kenneth Raydon Swan, R.N.V.R. For valuable services on the Staff of Vice-Admiral Francis S. Miller, C.B., at Scapa Flow and Buncrana.

 

Lieutenant-Commander George Pirie Thomson, R.N. For valuable services, in submarines throughout the War.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Cyril Joseph Thornton, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Secretary's Clerk in the office of the Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth.

 

Commander Francis FitzPatrick Tower, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Assistant to the (Senior Naval Officer, Kingstown.

 

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander Frederick Richard Gordon Turner, R.N. For valuable services in connection with design and construction of machinery for rigid airships.

 

Commander Francis Walter Despard Twigg, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Lysander" as a Senior Officer of Convoy Escorts.

 

Engineer Commander Alfred Oswald Wood, R.N. For valuable services in charge of the Mining Depot, Grangemouth.

 

Commander Gerald Charles Wynter, R.N. For valuable services as a Divisional Commander in the 1st and 11th Destroyer Flotillas.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Maurice Francis Yorke, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Assistant Chief Staff Officer at H.M. Naval Base, Milford Haven.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Douglas Wilson Abbey, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Captain (D) of the 3rd and 21st Destroyer Flotillas.

 

Acting Paymaster Lieutenant Guy Tempest Adkin, R.N.R. For valuable services as Chief Liaison Officer at the British Trawler and Drifter Base, Havre.,

 

Shipwright Lieutenant Ernest Reginald Bennett, R.N. For valuable services at the Naval Base, Falmouth.

 

Lieutenant Robert John Harness, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Seahorse," employed as a Rescue Tug.

 

Acting Gunner (T.) Thomas Hopkins, R.N. For valuable services in charge of divers in H.M.S. "Vernon."

 

Skipper Andrew May, R.N.R., 1767 W.S.A. For valuable services in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Chief Artificer Engineer Alexander Noble, D.S.C., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Porpoise" in the 4th Destroyer Flotilla.

 

Lieutenant William Cecil Shields, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in charge of Naval Ordnance Stores, Scapa.

 

Gunner (T.) Walter William Spencer Stevens, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the supply of torpedoes, depth charges and other torpedo stores to the Harwich force.

 

Chief Gunner Albert Edward Way, R.N. For valuable services in charge of reserves of ammunition for H.M. Ships based on Harwich.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant James Frederick Wrate, R.N. For valuable services in the Pay Office, Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth.

 


 

 

31413 - 20 JUNE 1919

 

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of the services of the undermentioned officers during the war:

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said most Excellent Order:

Commander (acting Captain) Thomas Fisher, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the control of neutral tonnage.

 

Captain Charles Talbot Hardy, R.N. For valuable services as Assistant Director of Trade Division, Admiralty.

 

Captain William Mitchell Moir, R.N. For valuable services in command of. H.M.S. "Dido" depot ship of the Harwich Destroyer Flotilla, throughout the War.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Lieutenant George Edwin Olaf Barnes, R.N. For valuable services as Mining Officer of H.M.S. "Phaeton" during rninelaying operations in the North Sea.

 

Lieutenant Albert Edward Blackburn, R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M. Trawler "Offa II," employed on the North Channel Patrol.

 

Captain Frederick Thomas Blumberg, R.M.  For valuable services on the staff of the Rear-Admiral, Controlled Minefields.

 

Lieutenant John Joseph Hugh Brady, R.N.R. For valuable services in the construction of boom defence in the White Sea, at Sierre Leone, and at Dunkirk.

 

Surgeon Commander Robley Henry John Browne, R.N. For valuable services as Principal Medical Officer on the staff of the Vice-Admiral Commanding the Battle Cruiser Force.

 

Captain Edward Bathurst Compton, R.N. For valuable services as Naval Examination and Control Officer at Halifax, Nova Scotia.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Eric Bramley Elstob, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Rear-Admiral Cecil F. Dampier, C.M.G., when Rear-Admiral, in the 3rd Battle Squadron, Admiral Superintendent Dover, and Rear- Admiral, Controlled Minefields.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Bernard Hamnett, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Rear- Admiral George H. Borrett, C.B., Commanding the 7th Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Lieutenant Geoffroy William Winsmore Hooper, R.N. For valuable services as Mining Officer of H.M.S. "Aurora" during minelaying operations in the North Sea.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Edwin Ryder Large, D.S.O., R.N.R. For valuable services in connection with enquiries into submarine attacks on British merchant ships.

 

Lieutenant-Commander William Burridge Mann, R.N. For valuable services as King's Harbour Master, Port Edgar.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Francis Nigel Miles, R.N. For valuable services as Navigating Officer of H.M.S. "Phaeton" during minelaying operations in the North Sea.

 

Commander Winstanley Robert Coverdale Moorsom, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the establishment and organisation of the Downs Boarding Flotilla.

 

Captain John Hamilton Morgan, R.M. For valuable services in charge of a Controlled Minefield.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Clifton Pelham-Kent, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.A.S. "Sydney" in the 2nd Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Commander Colin Alfred Molyneux Sarel, R.N. For valuable services as Chief Technical Assistant to the Rear-Admiral, Controlled Minefields.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Ryder Waterhouse, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to the British Admiral of Patrols, Mediterranean, in organising the convoy and escort system of the Mediterranean.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander George William Watson, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Vice-Admiral Sir Trevylyan D. W. Napier, K.C.B., M.V.O., both in command of the Third Light Cruiser Squadron and subsequently, as Vice-Admiral, Light Cruiser Force.

 

Lieutenant (now Lieutenant-Commander) Norman Whitehead, R.N. For valuable services as Navigating Officer of H.M.S. "Carysfort" Flagship of the Seventh Light Cruiser Squadron.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Warrant Engineer Andrew Elder, R.N.R. For valuable services in connection with the production of smoke screens.

 

Gunner Charles Edwin Finch, R.N. For valuable services as Torpedo Gunner of H.M.S. "Phaeton" during minelaying operations in the North Sea.

 

Actg. Warrant Writer Frank Sinclair Gordon, R.N. For valuable services at Queenstown, in Mesopotamia and in H.M.S. "Duke of Edinburgh" whilst employed on Ocean Escort Duties.

 

Artificer Engineer Arthur John Rice, R.N. For valuable services in maintaining the efficiency of the boilers of H.M.S. "Lion."

 

Chief Gunner George Frederick Rodway, R.N. For valuable services in charge of minelaying parties since March, 1918.

 

 


 

 

31421 - 24 JUNE 1919

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of the service of the undermentioned Officers during the War:

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Commander (Acting Captain) Wyndham Lerrier Bamber, R.N. For valuable services as Drafting Commander, Devonport Depot, and Assistant Director, Mobilisation Division, Admiralty.

 

Captain James Thomas Walter Charles, C.B., O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Aquitania," whilst employed as a Transport.

 

Captain Ragnar Musgrave Colvin, R.N. For valuable services as Assistant Director, Plans Division.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Henry Leage Dicks, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Captain to the Rear Admiral, Cromarty, and as Senior Naval Officer, Extended Defence Officer, and Captain of Auxiliary Patrols, Cromarty

 

Captain Arthur de Kewer Livius May, R.N. For valuable services as Deputy Director, Operations Division.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Marchant Hubert Penfold, R.N. For valuable services as Captain of the Dockyard and Deputy Superintendent, and King's Harbour Master, Sheerness.

 

Captain Frederick Armand Powlett, R.N. For valuable services as Chief of Staff to the Vice-Admiral Commanding, East Coast of England.

 

Captain Mortimer L'Estrange Silver, R.N. For valuable services as Captain of the Dockyard, and King's Harbour Master, Chatham.

 

Captain Percival Henry Warleigh, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Captain and Captain of the Port Depot ship, Rosyth.

 

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Lieutenant-Commander Michael John Ahern, R.N. For valuable services in charge of inner Minesweeping Service, Portsmouth Harbour.

 

Engineer Commander John Norfolk Allenby, R.N. For valuable services in charge of the machinery of the vessels of the Nore Defence Flotilla and Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Commander Francis William Bate, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Assistant Transport Officer and as District Superintendent of Ship Repairs, Southampton.

 

Paymaster Commander Sydney Bennetts, R.N. For valuable services as Accountant Officer, Auxiliary Patrol Depot, Cromarty

 

Commander Ivor Francis Chichester, R.N. For valuable services as Naval Secretary to the Ordnance Committee.

 

Commander Charles Edward Beeby Colbeck, R.N. For valuable services in command of the Auxiliary Patrol, Nore.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Paymaster-Commander) Maurice Marcel Frederic Conde-Williams, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Vice-Admiral Sir Sydney R. Fremantle, K.C.B.. M.V.O., during the War when in command of the 9th and 2nd Cruiser Squadrons, Aegean Squadron, and Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff.

 

Lieutenant Oswald Wykeham Cornwallis, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Caroline," 4th Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Captain (Acting Major) Adrian Dingli, R.M.A. For valuable services in the Research Department, Woolwich Arsenal.

 

Lieutenant (Acting Captain) George William Dunkley, R.M.A. For valuable services on the Ordnance Committee.

 

Commander John Augustine Edgell, R.N. For valuable services in command of Surveying Ships and as Superintendent of Charts, Admiralty.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Kenneth Gofton-Salmond, R.N. For valuable services in the Experimental Department, Woolwich Arsenal.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Archibald Campbell Goolden, R.N. For valuable services in the Research Department, Woolwich Arsenal.

 

Lieutenant Harold Cecil Greenwood, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Research Chemist, Munitions Inventions Department, Ministry of Munitions.

 

Commander (Acting Captain) Ernest Henslowe, R.N. For valuable services as Base Intelligence Officer, Rosyth.

 

Commander Oswald Tylston Hodgson, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer, H.M. Naval Base, Great Yarmouth.

 

Commander Percy Edward May Humphery, R.N. For valuable services as Commander-in-Charge of Boom Defences, Firth of Forth.

 

Lieutenant-Commander William Johnston, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the Nore Patrol Flotillas and experimental work.

 

Lieutenant James Kennedy, R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M. Whaler "Blackwhale" whilst acting as leader of Coastal Convoys.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Ernest Lacey Markham, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S "Caradoc," 6th Light Cruiser Squadron

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Thomas Martin, R.N.R. For valuable services as Secretary to Commodore Sir James Startin, K.C.B., A.M., R.N.R., Senior Naval Officer, H.M. Naval Base, Granton.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Walter Hall Medd, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Rear-Admiral Sir William E. Goodenough, K.C.B., M.V.O., both as Commodore Commanding 1st Light Cruiser Squadron and as Rear-Admiral 2nd Battle Squadron.

 

Captain Arthur Gwyn Moreton Meredyth, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer, Thurso.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Colin Campbell Merry, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Vice-Admiral Sir Edmund R. Pears, K.B.E., C.B., in charge of the naval establishments at Invergordon.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Gerald Edgell Mills, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as 2nd in Command R.N.V.R. Anti-Aircraft Corps.

 

Lieutenant Allan Thompson Muir, R.N.R. For valuable services in Command of Trawlers employed in specially dangerous operations.

 

Lieutenant-Commander George Emanuel Nathan, R.N.V.R. For valuable services whilst attached to the Anti-Aircraft Branch at General Headquarters, Great Britain.

 

Lieutenant Ernest Nicholas, R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Monitor "Prince Rupert" since June, 1915.

 

Surgeon-Commander Frederick William Parker, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Medical Officer, R.N. Sick Quarters, Invergordon.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Oswy Lonsdale Parsons, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Vice-Admiral Sir Edward F. B. Charlton, K.C.M.G., C.B., when Commanding East Coast Minesweepers.

 

Paymaster Commander Richard Hood Grant Phillips, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Accountant Officer, River Tyne.

 

Commander Herbert Cheyney Pocock., R.N. For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer, Oban.

 

Commander Francis Simon Rising, R.N. For valuable services at H.M. Dockyard, Invergordon.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Cecil Roberts, R.N. For valuable services as Navigating Officer of H.M.S. "Ceres," 6th Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander James Anderson Brown Robertson, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Ceres," 6th Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Engineer Commander Edward James Rosevere. R.N. For valuable services as Chief Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Cape of Good Hope.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Cecil Stanley Sandford, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Invincible " from the outbreak of war until the 31st May, 1916.

 

Lieutenant Francis Blewett Shaw, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Assistant Controller, Design, Mechanical Warfare Department, Ministry of Munitions.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Alfred Edward Smithson, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Controller, Forgings, Castings and Stampings Department, Ministry of Munitions.

 

Lieutenant Ian Teacher Stevenson, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in Minelaying Operations.

 

Lieutenant George Reay Taylor, R.N.R. For valuable services in submarines.

 

Lieutenant Oliver Thornycroft, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Director of Experiments, Mechanical Warfare Department, Ministry of Munitions.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Alfred Bernard Stairs Townend, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to three important Admiralty Committees.

 

Lieutenant Henry John Wagg, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as 2nd in Command of the Anti-Aircraft Telephone Staff at General Headquarters, Great Britain.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Bernard John Hamilton Ward, R.N. For valuable service as Officer-in-Charge of Extended Defences, Firth of Forth.

 

Captain Hubert Arthur Cornwall Webber, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Cardiff," 6th Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Commander William Woolley, R.N. For valuable services as Superintendent of the Chart and Chronometer Depot, Gibraltar, throughout the War.

 

Commander Harold Francis John Young, R.N. For valuable services as Superintendent of the Chart and Chronometer Depot, Malta, throughout the War.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Chief Gunner (T.) Walter Alexander Austin. R.N. For valuable services in Mjnesweeping Operations.

 

Lieutenant Albert Bendell, R.N. For valuable services as Officer-in-Charge, Defensively Armed Merchant Ships, Southampton.

 

Warrant Shipwright Alfred Blake, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Cassandra," 6th Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Comrnissioned Master-at-Arms Henry Charles Blow, R.N. For valuable services as Chief of Naval Police, Chatham.

 

Boatswain William Harris, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the efficiency of Mine Nets.

 

Signal Boatswain Guy, Frederick Herbert, R.N. For 'valuable services in H.M.S. "Cardiff," 6th Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Artificer Engineer Harry Hopkins, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Cardiff," 6th Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Gunner (T.) Sydney Herbert Jones, R.N. For valuable services in the Harwich Force.

 

Lieutenant Percy Dixon Kelleway, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Financial Officer, National Filling Factory, Chilwell.

 

Acting Warrant Steward Frank Marchant, R.N. For valuable services in victualling duties and as by-products Officer, R.N. Barracks, Chatham.

 

Lieutenant Edward Arthur Milne, R.N.V.R. For valuable services, as Experimental Officer, Anti-Aircraft Experimental Section, Munitions Inventions Department, Ministry of Munitions.

 

Acting Warrant Writer William Henry Overhead, R.N. For valuable services in the Drafting Office, R.N. Barracks, Chatham.

 

Warrant Telegraphist Herbert Henry Rawlings, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Cardiff," 6th Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Chief Gunner Frank Ernest Shannon, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Cardiff," 6th Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Chief Gunner Albert Henry Singleton, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Calliope," 4th Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Shipwright Lieutenant Alfred Charles Smith, R.N. For valuable services as Barrack Master, Cranwell Air Station.

 


 

 

31425 - 27 JUNE 1919

  

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers during the War:

 

To be a Commander of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Commander (acting Captain) George Norman Ballard, R.N., For valuable, services as Flag-Captain to the Admiral Commanding Orkneys and Shetlands.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Edward Charles Blanchflower, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Vice-Admiral Seymour E. Erskine, Commanding the Royal Naval Barracks, Chatham.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Daniel Edwin St. Martin Delius, R.N. For valuable services as Naval Transport Officer, Cape Town.

 

Commander Alan Dixon, R.N. For valuable services as Resident Senior Naval Officer, Smyrna, since the Armistice.

 

Commander Hugh Gardiner Glennie, R.N. For valuable services in connexion with defensive mining.

 

Lieutenant James Jack Hamilton, R.N.R. For valuable services in Special Service Vessels.

 

Captain Arthur Innes, R.M.S.M. For valuable services in connection with defensive mining.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Theodore Leportier, R.N.R. For valuable services in charge of the Defensive Armament of Merchant Ships at Dakar.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Walter Campbell McMickan, R.N. For valuable services at home and abroad throughout the War.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (Acting Commander) Norman Angel Kyrle Money, R.N. For valuable services on the Staff of the Admiral Commanding Orkneys and Shetlands.

 

Lieutenant James Benjamin Newman, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M. Coastguard Cruiser "Squirrel."

 

Commander Charles Vernon Lowcay Norcock, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Lieutenant to Admiral Sir Charles H. Coke, K.C.V.O., Commanding Coast of Ireland.

 

Commander William Alfred Pickering, R.N. For valuable services as Coaling Officer, Dover, throughout the War.

 

Lieutenant Thomas Moffett Potts, R.N.R. For Valuable services in command of ships in the Eastern Mediterranean and Red Sea.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Joseph Alfred Reid, R.N.R. For valuable services as Clerk to Captain (S.) 12th Submarine Flotilla.

 

Major Philip Albert Smith, R.M.S.M. For valuable services in connection with defensive mining.

 

Commander Henry Strickland, R.N. For valuable services in connection with defensive mining.

 

Lieutenant (acting Commander) James Thompson, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Olympic" when employed as a Transport.

 

Lieutenant John Thompson, R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M. Trawler "Anzac II.," employed on Escort and Patrol duties.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Acting Gunner (T.) Walter Bates, R.N. For valuable services in connection with defensive mining.

 

Chief Master-at-Arms John Thomas Gammon, R.C.N. For gallantry and devotion to duty on the occasion of the explosion at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the 6th December, 1917. At the time of the explosion two divers were down under the supervision of Mr. Gammon: the diving party were scattered by the explosion, and there was no one to handle the pump. Mr. Gammon was thrown down, but regaining his feet, manned the pump, and with the assistance of Seaman Walter George Critch kept the pump going until the divers were released and placed in safety. Debris was falling in all directions during the whole time, and four men are normally required to man a diving pump.

 

Lieutenant Robert Holmes, R.N. For valuable services in charge of the construction of anti-submarine net defences.

 


 

 

31432 - 1 JULY 1919

 

..... promotions in and appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers of the Royal Naval Transport Service during the War:

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Commander Albert Edward Acheson, O.B.E., R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Manchester.

 

Captain Frederick Claud Hynman Allenby, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the Naval Transport Service at Liverpool and Southampton.

 

Captain James Thompson Blake, R.N. For valuable services as Deputy to the Naval Assistant Director of Transport, Admiralty, and subsequently as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Folkestone.

 

Captain George Ellis Cave, R.N. For valuable services as Naval Transport Officer at Avonmouth since the beginning of the War and as Divisional Naval Transport Officer from the 25th July, 1918.

 

Captain Charles Wispington Glover Crawford, R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer at Newcastle-on-Tyne, Southampton, Zeebrugge, Ostend, Nantes, Liverpool, Thames, Deptford and Copenhagen.

 

Commander Thomas Oloff de Wet, R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Vancouver.

 

Commander Sholto Grant Douglas, R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer at Middlesbrough and Glasgow.

 

Commander Frederick James Evans, R.N. For valuable services as Transport Officer, Southampton, and subsequently as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Middlesbrough.

 

Commander Peter Bruff Garrett, O.B.E., R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Portsmouth.

 

Commander George Gregory, D.S.O., O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Beirut.

 

Commander Alfred William Gush, O.B.E., R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Calais, and later as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Antwerp.

 

Commander (acting Captain) George Stuart Hewett, R.N. (Captain, R.I.M.). For valuable services as Transport Officer, Marseilles, since December, 1915, and as Senior Naval Officer since March, 1919.

 

Commander Berkeley Holme-Sumner, O.B.E., R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Rouen.

 

Captain Ernest Whiteside Huddleston, C.I.E., R.N (Captain, R.I.M.). For valuable services as Principal Marine Transport Officer, Bombay and Karachi.

 

Captain Henry Jefferson, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the Transport Service at Liverpool and subsequently as Deputy to the Naval Assistant Director of Transports, Admiralty.

 

Captain Charles William Stares Leggatt, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the Naval Transport Service at Liverpool and Devonport, and later as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Devonport.

 

Commander John Albert Leighton D.S.O., R.N.R. For valuable services as Commercial Attache at the British Legation, Stockholm, and in connection with Shipping in the Baltic.

 

Paymaster Captain David James Macdonald, R.N. For valuable services as Accountant Officer on the staff of the Principal Naval Transport Officer, Thames.

 

Commander Edward John Kendall Newman, R.N. For valuable services on the staff of the Principal Naval Transport Officer, Thames, and later as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Rotterdam.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Herbert Mosley Perfect, O.B.E., R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Southampton.

 

Paymaster Captain Francis Burnett Pritchard, R.N. For valuable services as Accountant Officer at Liverpool since the commencement of the War.

 

Commander Clarence Ralph Rowsell, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the Naval Transport Service at Marseilles and Avonmouth, and later as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Genoa and the western Italian ports.

 

Captain Lawrence de Wahl Satow, R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Dublin, and subsequently as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Port Said and Kantara.

 

Commander Frank John Thring, O.B.E., R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Liverpool.

 

Commander John Fleming Vibart, R.N. (Commander R.I.M.). For valuable services as Naval Transport Officer, Suez, and subsequently as Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Salonika.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Lieutenant Basil Francis Baxendale, R.N.V.R., Transport Officer, Second Grade.

Lieutenant (Acting Lieutenant-Commander) Reginald Courteney Bickley, R.N., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Commander Thomas Charles Broome, R.D., R.N.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Lieutenant-Commander Charles Chesters Cartwright, R.N.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Commander (Acting Captain) Maurice Harvey Clarke, R.D., R.N.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Paymaster Lieutenant (Acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Charles Henry Anson Crouch, R.N.

Lieutenant Hugh Campbell Frederick Dawes, R.N.V.R., Divisional Naval Transport Officer.

Captain Henry Clennell Fenwick, R.D. R.N.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Paymaster Commander Maurice George Fenwick Bissett Fenwick, R.N.

Commander Charles Edward Froggatt, R.D., R.N.R., Divisional Naval Transport Officer.

Lieutenant Stanley Gibbs, R.N.V.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Lieutenant Henry Errington Gilroy, R.N.R., Divisional Naval Transport Officer.

Lieutenant Arthur Syme Grant, R.N.V.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Lieutenant-Commander Donald Greig, R.N., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Paymaster Lieutenant (Acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Charles Harry Griffith, R.N.

Lieutenant Thomas Harrison, R.N.R., Transport Officer, Second Grade.

Lieutenant Alexander Guy Hemsley, R.N.V.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Commander Graham Charles Holloway, R.D., R.N.R., Divisional Naval Transport Officer.

Lieutenant Commander (Acting Commander) Gordon Staveley Horsburgh, R.D., R.N.R.

Lieutenant Thomas Edwin Jackson, R.N.V.R , Transport Officer, Second Grade.

Commander John Herbert Jones, R.N., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Lieutenant Commander (Acting Commander) Joseph King, R.D., R.N.R., Divisional Naval Transport Officer.

Captain Henry Jeffreys de Winton Kitcat, R.N., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Edward Cyril Turton Landon, R.N.R.

Captain John Richard Lay, R.N., Divisional Naval Transport Officer.

Lieutenant Emsley Mark Lee, R.N.V.R., Transport Officer, Second Grade.

Commander Murray MacGregor Lockhart, R.N., Divisional Naval Transport Officer.

Commander Sydney de Bohun Lockyer, R.D., R.N.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Lieutenant Samuel McBroom, R.N.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Major William Kirby McKay, R.M.L.I.

Commander Reginald Montague Partridge, R.D., R.N.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander Frederick Brown Phillips, R.I.M., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Shipwright Lieutenant-Commander James Rice, M.V.O., R.N.

Commander Francis Joseph Richardson, R.N.V.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Lieutenant-Commander Bertram Henry Akroyd Ridgway, R.N.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Lieutenant Henry Edward Goves Scott-Smith, R.N.R., Transport Officer, Second Grade.

Lieutenant-Commander Francis Henry Eldred Shipton, R.N., Divisional Naval Transport Officer.

Lieutenant-Commander Andrew Woodhouse Stonehouse, R.N.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Lieutenant-Commander Sydenham Ernest Stubbs, R.N.R., Transport Officer, Second Grade.

Lieutenant Ogden Taylor, R.N.V.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Lieutenant-Commander Edward Tibbits, R.D., R.N.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Lieutenant William Henry Toby, R.N.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Francis Weldon Walshe, R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander William Henry Whittle, R.N.R., Transport Officer, First Grade.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Shipwright Lieutenant George Carpenter, R.N.

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant (Acting Paymaster Lieutenant) Alec James Duncan, R.N.R.

Paymaster Lieutenant Joseph Owen Evans, R.N.R.

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Reginald Harry Sutton Gobbitt, R.N.R.

Shipwright Lieutenant-Commander George William Harris, R.N.

Lieutenant-Commander Charles Edward Joy, R.N.

Lieutenant John Robert Neasham, R.N.V.R.

Paymaster Lieutenant Evan Cuthbert Pike. R.N.R.

Shipwright Lieutenant John William Sheldrake, M.V.O., R.N.

Paymaster Lieutenant Frederick Richard Young, R.N.R.

 


 

 

31445 - 8 JULY 1919

 

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers during the War:

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain James Montgomery Caulfeild, R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Coastwatching Officer, Fowey.

 

Captain Philip Egerton, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the Coastwatching Service in the North of Scotland.

 

Captain Ralph Eliot, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Commander to Vice-Admiral Sir Edward E. Bradford, K.C.B., C.V.O., Commanding 3rd Battle Squadron.

 

Captain (now Rear-Admiral) Marcus Rowley Hill. For valuable services as Chief of Staff to Commander-in-Chief, North America and West Indies Station.

 

Captain Geoffrey Hopwood, R.N. For valuable services as Assistant Director of Mobilisation, Admiralty.

 

Engineer Captain Oliver Richard Paul, R.N. For valuable services on the Staff of the Senior British Naval Officer, Italy.

 

Engineer Commander (acting Engineer Captain) John Arthur Richards, R.N. For valuable services in the Ministry of Munitions in connection with the control of output and supply of steel and iron tubes.

 

Captain Arthur Courtenay Stewart, R.N. For valuable services as Naval Transport Officer both at home and abroad, and on the Staff of Admiral Commanding Coastguards and Reserves.

 

Captain Hugh Dudley Richards Watson, C.B., M.V.O., R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M. Ships "Essex," "Bellerophon," and "Canada."

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order.

Lieutenant (acting Commander) Rollo Appleyard, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with the design of Boom Defences.

 

Lieutenant Archibald Brown Bannatyne, R.N.R. For valuable services in connection with the Boom Defences at Dover, Firth of Forth, Otranto Barrage, Inverness, and in the Mediterranean.

 

Lieutenant Albert Barker, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with Anti-Submarine work.

 

Lieutenant Richard William Barrett, R.N.R. For valuable services in charge of the Solent Boom Defences, and other special services connected with fixed defences.

 

Lieutenant George Henry Brett, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with the reporting of enemy submarines.

 

Lieutenant Frederick Henry Brewer, R.N.R. For valuable services as Executive Officer, Scapa Flow Boom Defences.

 

Lieutenant Donald Carey Brock, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Lieutenant to Vice Admiral Stuart Nicholson, C.B., M.V.O., Commanding East Coast of England.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Basil Ernest Carey, R.N.V.R. For valuable services at the R.N. Depot, Crystal Palace.

 

Commander Archibald Vesey Courage, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Lieutenant-Commander to Admiral the Hon. Sir Alexander E. Bethell, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., Commander- in-Chief, Devonport.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Cecil Woodrow Cross, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in the maintenance of the Anti-Submarine equipment in a large group of patrol craft.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Montague Eliot, R.N.V.R. For valuable services on the Staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Devonport.

 

Commander William Stronach Foster Forbes, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Commander to Admiral the Hon. Sir Alexander E. Bethell, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., Commander-in-Chief, Devonport.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Anthony Ashley Froude, C.M.G., R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with research and experimental work with hydrophones.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Cornelius Blackwell Graves, R.N.R. For valuable services in charge of the Humber Boom Defences.

 

Lieutenant-Commander William Gray, R.N. For valuable services on the Boom Defence, Sheerness.

 

Commander Hamilton John Burnett Hall, R.N. For valuable services on the Staff of the Vice-Admiral Commanding, 3rd Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant James Hamilton, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with Anti-Submarine work.

 

Lieutenant Bert Ernest Hammond, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in operations against enemy submarines and maintenance of the Anti-Submarine Apparatus.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant John Eustace Hargrave, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Rear-Admiral Algernon W. Heneage, C.B., M.V.O., Senior British Naval Officer, Italy.

 

Commander Richard George Hervey, R.N. For valuable services as Executive Officer and second in command at Hawkcraig Experimental Station, also in connection with the establishment of shore hydrophone stations.

 

Commander Lionel Herbert Hordern, R.N. For valuable services in the Anti-Submarine Division, Admiralty.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (acting Paymaster Commander) William Henry Hughes, R.N. For valuable services at Bombay in connection with naval and shipping interests throughout the War.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant James Henry King, R.N. For valuable services in the Department of Mobilising Director, Auxiliary Patrol, Admiralty.

 

Captain John Frederick Knox, R.N. For valuable services in charge successively of the Solent, Clyde, Milford Haven, Lough Swilly, White Sea, Humber, and Firth of Forth Boom Defences.

 

Commander Walter Neville Lapage, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the organisation of the Experimental Station at Portland and in the development of Hydrophones.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Laurence MacBrayne, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with recruiting for the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve and Royal Naval Division, and as Assistant to Divisional Coastwatching Officer, Clyde Area.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) George William Mackie, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with the pioneer work of the hydrophone from shore stations and in charge of the sea work connected with these stations.

 

Lieutenant Thomas Samuel Matthews, R.N. For valuable services during the war.

 

Lieutenant-Commander James Kendle Morgon, R.N. For valuable services as Assistant to Captain of Dockyard, Chatham.

 

Lieutenant Neil Smith Murray, R.N.R. For valuable services in connection with anti-submarine work.

 

Lieutenant Alexander Bonnie Peattie, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with anti-submarine work.

 

Lieutenant Leonard Mould Robinson, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with 'the civil engineering work of shore hydrophone stations.

 

Paymaster Commander Cuthbert Halliburton Rodham, R.N. For valuable services as secretary to Vice- Admiral Sir George E. Patey, K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., both when commanding the Royal Australian Navy and as Commander-in-Chief, North America and West Indies Station.

 

Commander Edward Holden Russell, R.N. For valuable services in the Anti-Submarine Division, Admiralty, especially in connection with development and distribution of depth charges.

 

Lieutenant Stephen Hudson Smiles, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Ebro," 10th Cruiser Squadron.

 

Lieutenant Frederick Lionel Tate, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with anti-submarine work.

 

Lieutenant Claude Stanley Thicke, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with anti-submarine work.

 

Commander Gerald Berkeley Villiers, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Lieutenant-Commander to Vice-Admiral Sir Edward E. Bradford, K.C.B., C.V.O., Commanding 3rd Battle Squadron.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Gilbert John Watney, R.N. (now Major, R.A.F.). For valuable services as Secretary to Vice-Admiral Stuart Nicholson, C.B., M.V.O., in various theatres of the war.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Harold David Watts-Russell, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services in charge of the Submarine Boom Defence Depot at Inverness.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Lieutenant John Cant, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Assistant to the Senior Naval Officer, Ardrossan.

 

Acting Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Evelyn Norman Robert Fletcher, R.N. For valuable services in the Eastern Mediterranean, and in the Office of the Senior British Naval Officer, Italy.

 

Signal Boatswain William Richard Paris, R.N. For valuable services on the Staff of the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies.

 

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Hender Trevenen Pearse, R.N.R. For valuable services as Assistant Local Intelligence Officer and Clerk to Senior Naval Officer, St. John's, Newfoundland.

 


 

 

31452 - 11 JULY 1919

  

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers during the War:

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain Henry Leonard Bethune, R.N. For valuable services during the War.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Henry Cyril Royds Brocklebank, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Changuinola" in the Tenth Cruiser Squadron.

 

Captain Basil Hew Fanshawe, R.N. For valuable services as Admiralty Port Officer, Scapa.

 

Paymaster Commander (acting Paymaster Captain) Herbert James Hargraves, R.N. For valuable services as Naval member of the Navy and Army Canteen Board.

 

Captain Harry Cutfield Martin, R.N. For valuable services at the Naval Centres, Aultbea and Portland, and as Senior Naval Officer, Southend.

 

Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Alvend FitzHerbert Osmaston, C.B., R.M.A. For valuable services in the Invention Department, Ministry of Munitions.

 

Captain Richard Grenville Arthur Wellington Stapleton-Cotton, M.V.O., R.N. For valuable services as Flag Captain to the Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth, during the first two years of the War and in connection with the escort of troopships from Southampton to Havre.

 

Captain Charles Tibbits, M.V.O., R.N. For valuable services in general charge of repair work carried out by H.M.S. "Cyclops" for the Grand Fleet.

 

Captain Michael Henley Wilding, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Virginian" whilst employed on Escort and Patrol duties.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Lieutenant Gordon St. George Wildman Baker, R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M. Whaler "Pilotwhale."

 

Engineer-Commander John Fawcett Bell, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Commander on the staff of the Vice-Admiral Commanding, Tenth Cruiser Squadron.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Reginald Unwin Davis, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Rear-Admiral Robert J. Prendergast, C.B., Rear-Admiral, Scapa.

 

Engineer-Commander John William Figgins, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Commander of H.M.S. "Glory."

 

Commander Frederick John Butler Gibson, R.N. For valuable services as Officer in Charge of the Local Patrol Flotilla, Mine Sweepers, Port War Signal Stations, Chart Depot, and Examination Service, at Hong Kong.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Sidney Peck Herivel, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in the Arctic in organising and regulating Russian Trawlers for escort and mine-sweeping duties.

 

Commander Charles Ernest Maconochie, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Lieutenant to Admiral Sir Robert S. Lowry, K.C.B., and the late Admiral Sir Frederick T. Hamilton, K.C.B., C.V.O., Commanders-in-Chief, Rosyth.

 

Lieutenant Alfred Martin, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in experimental work connected with mine protection apparatus.

 

Lieutenant William Samuel May, R.N. For valuable services in charge of the gunnery armament of the Auxiliary Patrol and Mine Sweeping vessels at Devonport.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Arthur Collett Painter, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Admiral Sir Reginald G. O. Tupper, K.C.B., C.V.O., when Vice-Admiral Commanding, Tenth Cruiser Squadron.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Patrick Saunders, R.N. For valuable services as Navigating Officer of H.M. Ships "Glory" and "Jupiter."

 

Major Arthur Fraser Simson, R.M.A. For valuable services as Fire Commander of the Southern Section of the Scapa Land Defences.

 

Engineer Lieutenant (acting Engineer Lieutenant-Commander) Joseph Sutherland, R.N. For valuable services in charge of all repairs of machinery and hulls at Shetland Naval Base.

 

Commander Richard Forster White, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer, Kirkwall, and in command of Kirkwall Patrol and Sweeping Forces.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Reginald Stephen Willoughby, R.N.R. For valuable services as Secretary to Commodore Cortland H. Simpson, C.B.E., R.N.R., in charge of the West Indies Patrol.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Noel Wright, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Rear-Admiral Henry G. G. Sandeman, C.M.G., when Commodore in charge of H.M. Naval Establishments, Hong Kong.

 

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander Edwin Walton Young, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Engineer of the "Indus" Establishment for the practical training of boy artificers.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Chief Gunner John Barnes, R.N. For valuable services in the Orkneys in rendering safe mines which had been washed ashore.

 

Lieutenant (acting Captain) Henry James Burrage, R.M. For valuable services as Commanding Officer of one of the Batteries of the Orkney land defences.

 

Commissioned Shipwright Charles Felton, R.N. For valuable services at Suez in preparing Nile River Steamers for their passage to Mesopotamia.

 

Chief Warrant Engineer Cecil Ingledew Howell, R.N.R. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of Kirkwall Base since January 1915.

 

Gunner Edmund Allan McGill, R.N. For valuable services in the Mining Inspection Department.

 

Skipper Alexander Thain, M.M.R., No. 986880. For valuable services as Skipper of H.M. Drifter "Zoe" while engaged on mining duties.

 

Skipper Alexander Wood, M.M.R., No. 974045. For valuable services in connection with the Boom Defence, Orkneys.

 


 

 

31461 - 15 JULY 1919

 

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers during the War:

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain Henry George Homer Adams, R.N. For valuable services as Navigating Officer of H.M.S. "Barham," Flagship of the 5th Battle Squadron.

 

Captain Denis Burke Crampton, D.S.O., M.V.O., R.N. For valuable services as Chief of 'Staff to the Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Ernest Foster Gregory, R.N. For valuable services as Port Convoy Officer, Gibraltar.

 

Major Gerald Robert Stedall Hickson, R.M.L.I. For valuable services on the Staff of the Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar.

 

Major and Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel John Robert Henry Homfray, R.M.A. For valuable services in connection with the mounting of batteries in the West Indies.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Lieutenant-Commander Bernard Edwin Abbott, R.N.R. For valuable services in Minesweeping Operations.

 

Lieutenant John Hunter Allan, R.N.R. For valuable services in Minesweeping Operations.

 

Engineer Lieutenant (acting Engineer Lieutenant-Commander) James Allen, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Royal Sovereign," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Reginald William Alexander Ashton, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to the Chief of Staff to the Admiral, Second in Command, Grand Fleet.

 

Engineer Commander Frederick Barter, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Marlborough," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander (acting Engineer Commander) George William Cannan, R.N. For valuable services with the British Naval Mission to Greece.

 

Flight Lieutenant Alexander William Cassy, R.N.A.S. (now Captain, R.A.F.). For valuable services with No. 14 Kite Balloon Section in Mesopotamia from, August 1916 to February 1917.

 

Lieutenant Hugh Clausen, R.N.V.R. For valuable services whilst employed on experimental duties in the Grand Fleet.

 

Lieutenant William Charles Pascoe Crabb, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Ramillies," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Charles Henry Dennis Cross, R.N.R. For valuable services in Minesweeping Operations.

 

Lieutenant John Scott Dove, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Royal Sovereign," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Bernard Drew, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Revenge," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Commander Frank Elliott, R.N. For valuable services as Gunnery Officer of H.M.S. "Benbow," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) H. de C. Falle, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with electrical duties in the Grand Fleet.

 

Lieutenant Douglas Blake Fisher, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Iron Duke," Flagship of the Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet, and subsequently in the 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant William Newton Fisher, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Royal Sovereign," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Bruce Austin Fraser, R.N. For valuable services as Gunnery Officer of H.M.S. "Resolution," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Major Harold Evelyn Gillespie, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Royal Oak," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander Leslie Gregory, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Revenge," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Captain Henry Ronald Haines, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Resolution," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant Samuel Howard Hall, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Electrical Lieutenant in H.M.S. "Revenge," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Henry Harwood Harwood, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Royal Sovereign," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Paymaster Commander Thomas Haves, R.N. For valuable services as Accountant Officer of H.M.S. "Ramillies," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Lifford Hewitt, R.N. For valuable services on the Staff of the Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar.

 

Captain Evan Jukes Hughes, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in H.M. Ships "Revenge" and "Ramillies," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Richard Arthur Hawkesworth, R.N. For valuable services with the British Naval Mission to Greece.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Harry Bingham Jermain, R.N. For valuable services as First Lieutenant of H.M.S. "Ramillies" and Physical Training Officer of the 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Charles Joseph Keily, R.N.R. For valuable services in Minesweeping Operations between the 1st July and 31st December, 1918.

 

Lieutenant John Cuthbert Lawson, M.A., R.N.V.R. For valuable services with the British Naval Mission to Greece.

 

Engineer Commander James Palmer Leahy, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Barham," 5th Battle Squadron, and as Chief Engineer, Haulbowline Dockyard.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Russell Lister-Kaye, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Royal Oak," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Captain Charles Anthony Cecil Lucas, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Marlborough," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant Harry Nisbet McGrath, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Assistant Examination Officer, Gibraltar.

 

Surgeon Commander Robert John MacKeown, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Emperor of India," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Surgeon Commander Horace Bruce Marriott, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Resolution," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Bruce Metcalfe, R.N.R. For valuable services as Route Officer, Gibraltar.

 

Commander George Irwin Sanctuary More, R.N. For valuable services with the British Naval Mission to Greece.

 

Commander Walter Macdonald Nash, R.N. For valuable services as Gunnery Officer of H.M.S. "Canada," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Eric Claude Neligan, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Lieutenant-Commander to Rear-Admiral Heathcoat S. Grant, K.C.M.G., C.B., Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar.

 

Engineer Commander Robert Douglas Nelson, R.N. For valuable services as First Assistant to the Chief Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Gibraltar.

 

Commander Percy John Pape, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Chief Examination Officer, Gibraltar.

 

Engineer Commander (acting Engineer Captain) William Rattey, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Officer of H.M.S. "Revenge," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Commander Percy William Rimington, R.N. For valuable services as Captain Attendant and King's Harbour Master, Gibraltar.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (acting Paymaster -Lieutenant-Commander) Henry Rogers, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Rear- Admiral Sir William C. M. Nicholson, K.C.B., 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (temporary Paymaster Commander) William Shelford Skinner, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Rear- Admiral Heathcoat S. Grant, K.C.M.G., C.B., Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar.

 

Lieutenant Robert Arthur Startin, A.M., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Canada," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Ernest Stevenson, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Captain to the Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar, and Maintenance Captain of the Port. Engineer.

 

Commander Frederick William Sydenham, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Valiant," 5th Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant Frank Terrill, R.N. For valuable services on the Staff of the Senior Naval Officer, Gibraltar.

 

Commander Charles Wills Tinson, R.N. For valuable services on the Staff of the Admiral, Second in Command, Grand Fleet.

 

Commander Francis Thomas Butler Tower. R.N. For valuable services as Gunnery Officer of H.M.S. "Barham," 5th Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant-Commander William Frederic Wake-Walker, R.N. For valuable services as Torpedo Officer of H.M.S. "Ramillies," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Engineer Commander Lewis Jones Watson. R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Lord Nelson" in the Eastern Mediterranean, and as Chief Engineer, Pembroke Dockyard.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Lancelot Vere Webb, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Marlborough," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Engineer Commander Arthur Frederick White, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Malaya," 5th Battle Squadron.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Edward Aubrey Guy Wilkinson, B.A., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Revenge," 1st Battle Squadron,

 

Paymaster Commander (acting Paymaster Captain) John Turnbull Wright, R.N. For valuable services as Accountant Officer of H.M. Naval Depot, Gibraltar.

 

Captain Moritz Rodwell Yeo, R.M.L.I. For valuable services on the Staff of the Senior Naval Officer. Gibraltar.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Artificer Engineer Arthur Austin, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Royal Sovereign," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Acting Artificer Engineer William Ayling, R.N. For valuable services with the British Naval Mission to Greece.

 

Gunner Arthur Hubert Bailey, R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Ships "Iron Duke" and "Revenge," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Warrant Telegraphist William Snow Bloodworth, R.N. For valuable services in the Flagship of the 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Chief Artificer Engineer Joseph Bown, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Canada," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Midshipman Matthew Samuel Bradby, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Revenge," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Engineer Lieutenant John Steven Brown, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Resolution," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Chief Gunner Richard Charles Bunt, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Marlborough," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Royal Marine Gunner John Cameron. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Benbow," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Acting Warrant Armourer Frederick James Carter, R.N. For valuable services with the British Naval Mission to Greece.

 

Engineer Lieutenant Ewbank Clark, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Emperor of India," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Gunner Harold Stuart Dunn, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Marlborough," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Maurice Herbert Elliott, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary's Clerk to the Rear-Admiral, 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Sub-Lieutenant Douglas Henry Everett, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Resolution," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Midshipman Donald Nixon Gray, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Royal Sovereign," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Commissioned Victualling Officer Charles Horatio Hanning, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Revenge," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Mate (E.) Stanley Francis Heraud, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Iron Duke," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Sub-Lieutenant Norman Jackson, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in connection with range-finding experiments.

 

Royal Marine Gunner Ernest Kimber. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Emperor of India," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Warrant Mechanician Thomas Lendy, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Resolution," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Gunner (T.) Herbert Arthur Lynch, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Blonde," attached to 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Sub-Lieutenant Arthur Albert Maitland, R.N.V.R. For valuable services under the General Staff Officer (Naval), Gibraltar.

 

Acting Warrant Schoolmaster Walter Ernest Montgomery, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Iron Duke," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Chief Warrant Shipwright William Morrissey, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Marlborough," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Chief Gunner (T.) Henry Charles Newman, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Emperor of India," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Gunner Frederick Pantling, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Emperor of India," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Warrant Writer George Edward Prideaux, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Resolution," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Chief Gunner George Prince, R.N. For valuable services with the British Naval Mission to Greece.

 

Sub-Lieutenant Robert John Shaw, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Royal Sovereign," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Gunner Edward Alfred Spittle, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Ramillies," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Maxwell Howard Toppin, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Ramillies," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Chief  Boatswain William John Henry Westacott, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Revenge," 1st Battle Squadron.

 

Warrant Armourer John Harold Westlake, R.N. For valuable services in connection with fitting out Armed Merchant Cruisers at Liverpool, and in H.M.S. "Revenge," 1st Battle Squadron.

 


 

 

31483 - 29 JULY 1919

  

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers during the War:

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Commander (acting Captain) Ernest Edward Alexander Betts, R.N. For valuable services as Senior British Naval Officer, Suez Canal.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Arthur Edward Dunn, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as a Commodore of Convoys, and on the Staff of the British Senior Naval Officer, New York.

 

Engineer Captain Arthur Robert Grant, R.N. For valuable services as Squadron Engineer of the Fifth and Second Battle Squadrons.

 

Captain John Knowles im Thurn, R.N. For valuable services in charge of the W/T Experimental and Instructional Department in H.M.S. "Vernon."

 

Major (Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel) Hugh Dermod Evan O'Sullivan, R.M.L.I. For valuable services as General Staff Officer and Naval Political Officer, Cairo.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Engineer Lieutenant William David Bisset, R.N. For valuable services in charge of repairs to Auxiliary Patrol Craft based at Malta.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Charles Briggs, R.N.R. For valuable services as Secretary to the late Commodore Herbert Lyon, C.B., R.N.R., Commodore, Escort Base, Malta.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Victor George Butcher, R.N.R. For valuable services in the Office of the Commander-in-Chief, North America and West Indies Station.

 

Engineer Commander Francis Arthur Chater, R.N. For valuable services in connection with the refitting of H.M. ships at the Piraeus.

 

Commander William Eckford Cornabé, R.N For valuable services as Squadron Navigating Officer in H.M.A.S. "Australia," Second Battle-Cruiser Squadron, and H.M.S. "Barham," Second Battle Squadron.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Philip Nelson Draper, R.N.R. For valuable services as Resident Naval Officer, Port Sudan.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Archibald Charles Mackay Edmonds, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Commodore Aubrey C. H. Smith, M.V.O., East Coast of South America Station.

 

Commander Alfred Englefield Evans, R.N. For valuable services in command of destroyers and as Flag-Lieutenant to Vice-Admiral Sir Arthur C. Leveson, K.C.B., when Rear-Admiral Commanding, Second Battle Cruiser Squadron.

 

Commander (now Captain) Bernard William Murray Fairbairn, R.N. For valuable services as Executive Officer of H.M. Ships "Cochrane" and "Warspite," and in the Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty.

 

Surgeon-Lieutenant George William Marshall Findlay, M.B., R.N. For valuable services as Medical Officer of the Royal Naval Depot, Port Said.

 

Lieutenant Otto Barnes Patrick Flood, R.N.R. For valuable services as Resident Naval Officer, Suez.

 

Commander Geoffrey Herbert Freyberg, R.N. For valuable services as Navigating Officer of H.M.S. "Valiant."

 

Commander Malcolm Kenneth Grant, R.N. For valuable services in the Department of the Director of Torpedoes and Mining, Admiralty.

 

Engineer Lieutenant Harry Hunter, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Barham."

 

Lieutenant-Commander Robert Beaufin Irving, R.D., R.N.R, For valuable services as Naval Transport Officer in Charge of the Landing of Military Stores on the Palestine Coast.

 

Major Godfrey Herbert Jollye, R.M.A. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Malaya."

 

Lieutenant Isaac Jones, R.N.R. For valuable services as Route Giving Officer at Baltimore, U.S.A.

 

Lieutenant Rupert Oswald Jones, R.N.R. For valuable services in Charge of the Port Convoy Office, Suez.

 

Commander Archibald Seaburne May, M.V.O., R.N. For valuable services as Gunnery and Executive Officer, H.M.S. "Valiant."

 

Paymaster Commander Charles Mortimore Meeson, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Accountant Officer, Royal Naval Depot, Port Said.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Tom Lakin Mills, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services in Charge of Defensive Armaments for Merchantships at Port Said.

 

Lieutenant Richard William Mittell, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Secretary to Commodore Lionel de L. Wells, C.B., C.M.G., C.B.E., British Senior Naval Officer, New York.

 

Commander Julian Francis Chichester Patterson, R.N. For valuable services as Gunnery Officer of H.M.S. "Orion" and in the Naval Ordnance Department, Admiralty.

 

Lieutenant William Peterkin, R.N.R. For valuable services as Route Giving Officer at Tampico, Mexico.

 

Lieutenant Malcolm Cecil Powell, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M. Ships "Canopus" and "Barham."

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (Tempy Paymaster-Commander) William Pearce Putt; R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Admiral Sir William L. Grant, K.C.B , Commander-in-Chierf, North America and West Indies Station.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Roger Aiken Rankine, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in connection with anti-malarial work at the British Naval Base, Corfu.

 

Commander Clifford Edward Heathcote Smith, R.N.V.R. For valuable services on the Mediterranean Station.

 

Lieutenant William Henry Grant Smithers, R.N.R. For valuable services as Boarding Officer and Mail Officer, and subsequently as Resident Naval Officer, Port Said.

 

Commander Clement Charles Swift, R.N. For valuable services on the staff of the Director of Shipping Movements, Mediterranean.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (now Commander) Philip Acheson Warre, R.N. For valuable services as Flag Lieutenant to various Flag Officers throughout the War.

 

Instructor Commander Robert Weatherhead, B.A., R.N. For valuable services in the Operations Division, Admiralty, and as Instructor Commander of H.M.S. "Valiant."

 

Lieutenant Graham Selwyn Weigall, R.N.R. For valuable services as Naval Vice-Consul at Colon, Panama.

 

Commander Henry George Gardiner Westmore, D.S.O., R.D., R.N. For valuable services as Route Giving Officer at Boston, U.S.A.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) George Arthur Whitfield, R.N.R. For valuable services as Route Giving Officer at New York.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Reginald Douglas Bagnall, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Secretary to the Port Convoy Officer, Norfolk, Virginia.

 

Royal Marine Gunner Frank Owen Botterill. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Barham."

 

Artificer Engineer David Bower, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Barham."

 

Gunner John Thomas Ladbrooke Burrows, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Valiant."

 

Warrant Mechanician Evan Evans, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Malaya."

 

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Robert Arthur Fulton, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in the Office of the British Senior Naval Officer, New York.

 

Acting Chief Master-at-Arms George James Green, R.N. For valuable services at the Trawler and Drifter Base, Taranto.

 

Boatswain Stephen Thomas Hammond, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Barham."

 

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Henry Brynmor John, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to the Senior Naval Officer, Suez Canal.

 

Gunner (T) Samuel Henry Knight, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Cleopatra."

 

Commissioned Shipwright Herbert Richard Lillicrap, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Valiant."

 

Artificer Engineer Frank Lewis Martin, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Malaya."

 

Chief Gunner William Joseph Edward Nightingale, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Barham."

 

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant (acting Paymaster Lieutenant) John Ogle, R.N.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Ajax" and in the Mediterranean Naval Staff Offices.

 

Chief Gunner Robert Henry Regan, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Cleopatra."

 

Bandmaster John George Welsh, R.M. For valuable services as Bandmaster of the Commander-in-Chief's band, the Nore; and afterwards as Bandmaster of the flagship of the Second Battle Squadron.

 

Acting Warrant Writer James Frederick Welsh, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Valiant."

 


 

 

31499 - 8 AUGUST 1919

  

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers during the war:

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain Cyril St. Clair Cameron, R.N. For valuable services in connection with anti-submarine work on the Mediterranean Station.

 

Paymaster Captain Henry Dawson, R.N. For valuable services at H.M. Naval Base, Great Yarmouth.

 

Captain Clement Cooper Horne, R.N. For valuable services both as Assistant to the District Captain and as District Captain, Scottish Coast Guard District.

 

Captain Arthur Gwynn Moreton Meredyth, O.B.E., R.N. For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer, Thurso.

 

Captain John Hercules Robertson, R.N. For valuable services as Naval Centre Officer at Invergordon and at Devonport during the war.

 

Rear-Admiral Charles Frederick Thorp. For valuable services in command of the Eastern Coast Guard District.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Godfrey Tuke, R.N. For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer, Channel Islands.

 

Paymaster Captain Charles Vawdrey, R.N. For valuable services at H.M. Naval Base, Kingstown.

 

Paymaster Captain Thomas Winterbottom, R.N. For valuable services at H.M. Naval Base, Portland.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain and temporary Major (Brevet Major) Aidan Isaac Bell, R.M.L.I. For valuable services as Naval Intelligence Officer at Callao.

 

Lieutenant John Seymour Blake-Reed, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in Blockade Examination Service, Kirkwall.

 

Lieutenant-Commander John Mossom Boyd, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Princess Royal," 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron.

 

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander Richard Charles Brown, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Repulse," 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron.

 

Lieutenant George Edgar Clarke, R.N.V.R, For valuable services during the war.

 

Lieutenant James Richard Plomer Clarke, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in the Anti-Aircraft Corps.

 

Acting Paymaster Lieutenant Charlie Allen Chichester Cunningham, R.N.R. For valuable services in connection with the Naval Intelligence Service, Egypt.

 

Commander Alfred Charles Dewar, R.N. For valuable services in the Blockade Examination Service in the Downs and at Kirkwall.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (acting Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Eyre Sturdy Duggan, R.N. For valuable services during the war.

 

Commander Gerald Otho Rooskie Eliott. R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Port Convoy Officer, Quebec.

 

Lieutenant Harold Ernest Evans, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Renown," 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron.

 

Acting Lieutenant Stanley Fielder, R.N.R. For valuable services in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Bernard Firth, R.N.R. For valuable services as Assistant Naval General Staff Officer and Naval General Staff Officer at Shanghai.

 

Commander James Gordon Fraser, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Repulse," 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron.

 

Commander Grenville Grenville-Grey, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in the Anti-Aircraft Corps.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (acting Paymaster-Commander) William Valentine Heayberd, R.N.R. For valuable services as Secretary to various Flag Officers and Commodores throughout the war.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Arthur Savory Holborn, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Commodore Victor G. Gurner, in charge of Naval Establishments, Hong Kong.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Ian D. C. Howden, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in the Anti-Aircraft Corps.

 

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander Réné Charles Hugill, M.V.O., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Renown," 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Frank Murcheson Jones, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Examination Officer, Kirkwall.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Guy Perdell Lewis, R.N.R. For valuable services as Naval Examination Officer and Patrol Commander, Alexandria.

 

Lieutenant Andrew Martin, R.N.R. For valuable services at the Auxiliary Patrol Depot, Cromarty.

 

Lieutenant Herbert Coates Mayo, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Princess Royal," 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron.

 

Lieutenant Alfred John Parkes, R.N. For valuable services in the Department of the Director of Torpedoes and Mining, Admiralty.

 

Engineer-Commander Herbert Lyell Parry, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Repulse," 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron.

 

Lieutenant Frederick L. Shipman, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in Blockade Examination Service, Kirkwall.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (temporary Paymaster-Commander) John Luxmore Syson, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Rear-Admiral Michael Culme-Seyrnour, C.B., M.V.O., Commanding the Black Sea, Sea of Marmora, and Caspian Sea Squadron.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Hastings Elwin Taylor, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Military Control Officer, Spain.

 

Lieutenant-Commander George Colvin White, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in the Anti-Aircraft Corps.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Evelyn Twysden Wickham, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Repulse," 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron.

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To be Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Gunner John William James Draisey, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Princess Royal," 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron.

 

Chief Signal Boatswain Charles Eddy, R.N. For valuable services on the staff of the Rear-Admiral, Commanding Orkneys and Shetlands.

 

Acting Gunner Edwin Daniel Lamb, R.N. For valuable services in the Anti-Aircraft Corps.

 

Chief Gunner Henry Clarence Newmarch, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Renown," 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron.

 

Chief Gunner William Alexander Rhind, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Repulse," 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron.

 

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Charles John Roberts, R.N.V.R, For valuable services with the Senior Officer of Escorts and Principal Convoy Officer, Halifax.

 

Acting Gunner (T.) Philip William Snell, R.N. For valuable services in the Anti-Aircraft Corps.

 


 

 

31516 - 19 AUGUST 1919

  

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers during the War:

 

To be a Commander of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Surgeon Captain Charles Sharman Woodwright, R.N. For valuable services at the R.N. Sick-Quarters, Yokohama, in H.M. Hospital Ship "Soudan," and as Principal Medical Transport Officer.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Francis Cooke Alton, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Ships during the War and at the R.N. Hospital, Gibraltar.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Charles Henry Fairbank Atkinson, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in H.M. Ships during the War and at the R.N, Sick Quarters, Trevol.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Samuel Saxton Barton, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Dwarf" and at the R.N. Hospital, Haslar.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Thomas Beaton, M.D., R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Ships during the War and at the R.N. Hospital, Chatham.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Kenneth Bonson Bellwood, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Diligence," H.M. Hospital Ship "Soudan" and at the R.N. Hospital, Chatham.

 

Major William Stephen Blackman, R.M.L.I. For valuable services as Secretary, R.N. Hospital, Plymouth.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander James Campbell Bringan, M.B;, R.N. For valuable services in several of H.M. Ships during the War.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Owen Deane Brownfield, R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Ships during the War, at the R.N. Barracks, Portsmouth and at the R.N. Hospital, Haslar.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Roger Buddie, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in several of H.M. Ships during the War.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Henry Burns, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in several of H.M. Ships during the War.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Philip Norman Button, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Yarmouth" and with the 3rd R.M. Battalion in the Eastern Mediterranean.

 

Surgeon Commander John Alexander Langford Campbell, R.N. For valuable, services in H.M.S. "Lancaster" and as Senior Medical Officer, R.N. Depot, Crystal Palace.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Richard Stocker Carey, R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Hospital Ships during the War and at the R.N. Hospital, Plymouth.

 

Surgeon Commander Hugh Clift, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Hercules" and at the R.M. Barracks, Chatham.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Walter Ernest Dixon, M.D., R.N. For valuable services during the War.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant William Agar Scholefield Duck, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Biarritz" and H.M. Hospital Ship "Delta".

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Sheldon Francis Dudley, R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Hospital Ship "Agadir" and at the R.N. Hospital, Chatham.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant (acting Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander) Gordon Ernest Dormer Ellis, R.N. For valuable services in several of H.M. Ships during the War and at H.M. Dockyard. Sheerness.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Frederick Bentley Eykyn M.B., R.N. For valuable services with the R.N. Division, at the R.N. Infirmary, Eastney and at the R.N. Barracks, Portsmouth.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant John Gerald Atkinson Fairbank, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Bacchante" and at the R.N. Barracks, Chatham.

 

Surgeon-Lieutenant Marmaduke Fawkes, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Ships during the War, at the R.N. Hospital, Haslar and at the R.N. Air Station, Barrow.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant (D) Edward Ernest Fletcher, L.D.S., R.N.V.R. For valuable services at the R.N. Barracks, Devonport.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Thomas Evan Francis, M.D., D.P.H., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Britannia," H.M. Hospital Ship "Soudan," and at the R.N. Hospitals, Haslar and Plymouth.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Walton Leigh Mackinnon Goldie, F.R.C.S., R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Ships, during the War, at the R.N. Hospital, Chatham and at the R.N. Infirmary, Deal.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Leslie Stewart Goss, B.A., R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Ships during the War and at the R.N.Seaplane Station, Port Said.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Sidney Wilfred Grimwade, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Erebus" and at the R.N. Hospital, Malta.

 

Surgeon Commander Thomas Dufour Halahan, M.B., F.R.C.S., B.A., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "King George V." and at the R.N. Sick Quarters, Shotley.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander (acting Surgeon. Commander) William Edmund Harker, M.D., R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Senior Medical Officer, Tyne District.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Ashley Ernest Herman, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Hospital Ships during the War and at the R.N. Barracks, Devonport.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Ernest Charles Holtom, For valuable services in several of H.M. 'Ships during the War and with the R.M. Division, Chatham.

 

Surgeon Commander Cecil Hugh Myddleton Hughes, R.N. For valuable services at the R.N. Hospital, Chatham.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Walter Jeffery, R.N. For valuable services in several of H.M. Ships during the War.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant John Lambert, R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Hospital Ship "Rewa," at the R.N. Sick Quarters, Shotley and at the R.N. Barracks, Devonport.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Duncan Lorimer, M.B., F.R.C.S., R.N.V.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Bacchante" and at the R.N. Hospital, Granton.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Gerald Roche Lynch, M.B,, R.N. For valuable services at the R.N. Hospital, Malta, R.N. College, Greenwich and R.N. Depot, Crystal Palace.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Ronald Guy Lyster, R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Ships during the War and at H.M. Dockyard, Rosyth.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Gerald Roche McCowen, M.D., R.N. For valuable services in various theatres of the War.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Harold Corry Mann, M.D., M.R.C.P., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Duncan," at the R.N. Hospitals, Plymouth and Malta and at the R.N. College, Osborne.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Horace Palmer Margetts, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Barham" at the R.N. Barracks, Portsmouth and in the Piraeus.

 

Surgeon Commander William Ludgate Martin, F.R.C.S., R.N. For valuable services in the Medical Department, Admiralty.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Cyril Frederick Mayne, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Kildonan Castle," with the R.N. Division and at the R.N. Hospital, Chatham.

 

Surgeon Commander Claude Woodham Morris, R.N. For valuable services at the R.N. Hospital, Haslar.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Albert Clifford Morson, F.R.C.S., R.N. For valuable services in several of H.M. Ships and Hospital Ships during the War and at the R.N. Hospital, Haslar.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Gerald Nunn, R.N. For valuable services in various theatres of the War.

 

Surgeon Commander William Edwin Ormsby, M.B., B.A., R.N. For valuable services in several of H.M. Ships during the War.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant (D.) John Ramsey Palmer, L.D.S., R.N.V.R. For valuable services at the R.N. Barracks, Chatham.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Oscar Parkes, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Hospital Ships during the War and at the R.N. Hospitals, Chatham and Plymouth.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Harold Fey Percival, R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Ships during the War and at the R.N. Barracks, Portsmouth.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Alan Harvey Richardson, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Humber" and at the R.N. Hospital. Chatham.

 

Surgeon Commander Montague Louis Bouchier Rodd, R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Hospital Ship "Plassy" and at the R.M. Infirmary, Deal.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Edward Gustave Slesinger, M.B., F.R.C.S., R.N. For valuable services with the R.N. Division and at the R.M. Infirmary, Deal.

 

Surgeon Commander Herbert Wells Bayly Shewell, M.B., M.A., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Euryalus" and at the R.N. Barracks, Portsmouth.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Reginald Eccles Smith, M.B., F.R.C.S., R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Ships during the War, at the R.N. Hospitals, Gibraltar and Plymouth and at the R.N. Barracks, Devonport.

 

Surgeon Commander Paul Hohling Mills Star, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Conqueror" and at the R.N. Hospital, Queensferry.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander (acting Surgeon Commander) Edward John Steegmann, M.B., D.P.H., R.N.V.R. For valuable services during the War.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Horace Elliot Rose Stephens, M.B., D.P.H., R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Ships during the War and at the R.N. Hospital, Plymouth.

 

Surgeon Commander Robert William Glennan Stewart, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in the Medical .Department, Admiralty.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Edwin Lawrence Sturdee, R.N. For valuable services with the R.N. Division and at the R.N. Hospital, Plymouth, R.N. Barracks, Devonport and R.N. Depot, Crystal Palace.

 

Surgeon Commander Percy Temple Sutcliffe, M.B., M.A., R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Hospital Ships during the War and at the Medical Department, Admiralty.

 

Surgeon Commander. Arthur Richard Thomas, F.R.C.S., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Talbot" and at the R.N. Hospital, Malta.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant (D.) Frederick Thompson, L.D.S., R.N.V.R. For valuable services at the R.N. Hospital, Haslar.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander George Gordon Vickery, M.B., B.A., R.N. For valuable services in several of H.M. Ships during the War.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Llewellyn Rhys Warburton, R.N. For valuable services in H.M. Ships during the War and with the R.M. Division, Plymouth.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Leonard Warren, M.B., R.N. For valuable service in H.M. Hospital Ship " Agadir" and at the R.N. College, Dartmouth.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander David Percival Dalbrick Wilkie, M.B., R.N.V.R. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Glory" and H.M. Hospital Ship "St. Margaret of Scotland."

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander (acting Surgeon Commander) Robert Joseph Willan, M.V.O., F.R.C.S., M.Sc., V.D., R.N.V.R. For valuable services in H.M. Hospital Ships during the War and at the R.N. Hospital, Haslar.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Alfred Gregson Williams, R.N. For valuable service in H.M.S. "Ebro", with the R.M. Division, Deal and in Belgium.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander, (acting Surgeon Commander) Walter Kenneth Wills, M.B., R.N.V.R. For valuable services in H.M. Ships during the War.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant (D) George Edmund Wood, L.D.S., R.N.V.R. For valuable services at the R.N., Barracks, Portsmouth.

 


 

 

31547 - 9 SEPTEMBER 1919

 

The KING (is) pleased, on the occasion of His Majesty's Birthday, to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of distinguished services rendered in India in connection with the War. To be dated 3rd June, 1919:

 

(including)

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Jones, Capt. Benjamin Henry, R.I.M.

Lush, Capt. John, R.I.M.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Constable, Engr. Lt.-Cmdr. William Charles, R.I.M

Whish, Cmdr. Eric Vipam, R.I.M.

 


 

 

31553 - 12 SEPTEMBER 1919

  

..... appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officers during the War:

 

To be Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Captain William Frederick Blunt, D.S.O., R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M. ships whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Harry Lumsden Boyle, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M. ships whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Engineer Captain Peter Thomson Crichton, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Overseer, Liverpool.

 

Major (Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel) Richard Vernon Tredinnick Ford, R.M.A. For valuable services in command of the R.N. Siege Guns, Dunkirk, Second-in-Command R.M. Heavy Brigade, and as Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters, R.M. Forces.

 

Rear-Admiral Frederick Dundas Gilpin-Brown. For valuable services as Captain Superintendent, H.M. Dockyard, Pembroke.

 

Captain Theodore John Hallett, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M. ships, and as Flag Captain to the Rear-Admiral Commanding, 3rd Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Captain Otto Herman Hawke-Genn, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M. ships whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Captain Arthur Beckett Hughes, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M. ships whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

 

Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) Walter Legh Huntingford, R.M.A. For valuable services as British Naval Liaison Officer to the Allied Commander-in- Chief, Mediterranean.

 

Commander (acting Captain) William Henry Kelly, D.S.O., R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Captain Percival Norman Layton, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys.

 

Engineer Captain William Henry Meadus, R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Overseer, Birkenhead.

 

Engineer Captain James Mountifield, R.N. For valuable services as Chief Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Sheerness.

 

Engineer Captain John Adam Murray, R.N. For valuable services as Emergency Repair Overseer, Aberdeen.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Maurice Henry Horatio Nelson, R.N. For valuable services as Assistant to the Captain, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

 

Captain Richard Henry Little Risk, R.N. For valuable services as Assistant to the Senior Naval Officer, Liverpool, and as Captain Superintendent, Liverpool.

 

Captain Albert Charles Scott, R.N. For valuable services as Captain, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

 

Captain Bertram Hornsby Smith, R.N. For valuable services at the Admiralty during the War.

 

Commander (acting Captain) Charles Appleton Smith, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M.S. "Aquitania."

 

Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) Stephen Charles Wace, R.M.A. For valuable services in connection with Wireless Telegraphy during the War.

 

Engineer Captain John Tom Hickman Ward, M.V.O., R.N. For valuable services as Engineer Overseer, Liverpool.

 

Engineer Captain William Matthias Whayman, R.N. For valuable services as Chief Engineer, H.M. Dockyard, Pembroke, and Engineer Manager, H.M. Dockyard, Rosyth.

 

Rear-Admiral Henry Douglas Wilkin. For valuable services as Senior Naval Officer, Belfast.

 

Captain Charles Archibald Wise Wrightson, R.N. For valuable services in command of H.M. Ships whilst employed on Ocean Escort duties.

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To be Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Lieutenant George Roland Gordon Allen, R.N. For valuable services in several of H.M. ships during the War.

 

Engineer Commander Henry Osmond Andrews, R.N. For valuable services in the Eastern Mediterranean.

 

Engineer Lieutenant-Commander Frederick John Baker, R.N. For valuable services at H.M. Dockyard, Sheerness.

 

Lieutenant-Colonel Godfrey Lancaster Beaumont, R.M.L.I. For valuable services during the War.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Albert Edouard Boswell, R.N.R. For valuable services during the War.

 

Commander Henry Charles Russel Boucher, R.N. For valuable services as Assistant Captain of the Dockyard and Assistant King's Harbour Master, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Charles Arthur Bullock, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M. Cable Trawler "Sialkot."

 

Commander James Douglas Campbell, R.N. For valuable services during the War.

 

Lieutenant-Commander George Frederick Carlton, R.N.R. For valuable services as Chief Officer of the Cable Ship "Colonia."

 

Major and Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) Robert Cator, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in command of the Royal Marine Labour Corps, France.

 

Lieutenant-Colonel (Brevet Colonel) Charles Clarke, M.V.O., R.M.L.I. For valuable services as Paymaster, R.M. Depot, Deal.

 

Commander William Henry Colegrave, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Salvage Officer, Devonport.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Geoffrey Comber, R.N. For valuable services as Assistant Captain of the Dockyard and Assistant King's Harbour Master, H.M. Dockyard, Haulbowline.

 

Commander Reginald Gay Copleston, R.N. For valuable services as Port Convoy Officer, Malta.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Edward William Cripps, R.N.R. Far valuable services as Assistant Port Convoy Officer, Bizerta.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant (temporary Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander) Malcolm Giffard Stebbing Cull, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary's Clerk to Admiral Viscount Jellicoe, G.C.B., O.M., G.C.V.O., Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet, and to Admiral Sir Charles E. Madden, G.C.B., K.C.M.G., C.V.O., Second-in-Command of the Grand Fleet.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Richard Harold Demuth, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Coaling Officer, Harwich.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) William James Donohue, R.N.R. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys, Mediterranean.

 

Lieutenant the Hon. Ronald John Walton Sholto Douglas, R.N.V.R. For valuable, services in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Lieutenant-Commander James Woodard Drake, R.N.R. For valuable services in command of Cable Ship "John Pender."

 

Surgeon Commander George Ernest Duncan, R.N. For valuable services in the Eastern Mediterranean.

 

Commander Henry Arthur Eagleton, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Route-giving Officer, Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.A.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Stephen Percy Elliott, R.N.R. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys, Mediterranean.

 

Acting Chaplain the Rev. Hugh John Enabling, M.A., R.N. For valuable services during the War.

 

Lieutenant Richard Samuel Evans, R.N.R. For valuable services in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Commander Douglas Faviell, M.V.O., R.N. For valuable .services in command of H.M.S. "Oak."

 

Major and Quartermaster Charles Franklin, R.M.L.I. For valuable services as Director, R.N. School of Music, Eastney.

 

Lieutenant-Colonel John Raymond Garrett, R.M.L.I. For valuable services as Paymaster, Plymouth Division, R.M.L.I.

 

Surgeon Commander Arthur Gaskell, O.B., F.R.C.S., R.N. For valuable services as Senior Medical Officer, R.N. Hospital, Cape of Good Hope.

 

Lieutenant Robert Reginald Gibbons, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Tiger," Battle Cruiser Force.

 

Lieutenant-Commander (acting Commander) Charles Mends Gibson, R.N. For valuable services during the War.

 

Commander Isham Worsley Gibson, M.V.O., R.N. For valuable services during the War.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Walter Hamilton Gordon, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Secretary to the British Naval Attache, Rome.

 

Surgeon Commander Henry William Gordon-Green, R.N. For valuable services on the staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Cape of Good Hope Station.

 

Captain (temporary Major) Charles Frederick Oliver Graham, R.M.L.I. For valuable services during the War.

 

Lieutenant Frederick William Hail, R.N.R. For valuable services as Assistant Port Convoy Officer, Salonika.

 

Lieutenant Arthur George Harrington, R.N. For valuable services at H.M. Dockyard, Sheerness.

 

Engineer Commander (acting Engineer Captain) Herbert William Harris, R.N. For valuable services in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Lieutenant Henry Vivian Moore Haszard, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Commander William Highfield, R.N. For valuable services as Assistant Captain of the Dockyard and Assistant King's Harbour Master, H.M. Dockyard, Rosyth.

 

Lieutenant-Colonel John Leonard Homer, R.M.A. For valuable services as Paymaster, R.M.A. Division, Eastney.

 

Captain (Brevet Major) Thomas Lionel Hunton, R.M.L.I. For valuable services in H.M. Ships during the War.

 

Engineer Commander George Hoare Jeffery, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Hyacinth."

 

Commander John Kiddle, R.N. For valuable services at the Admiralty during the War.

 

Lieutenant Atwell Henry Lake, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Lion," Battle Cruiser Force.

 

Lieutenant-Colonel John Hamilton Lambert, R.M.L.I. For valuable services as Paymaster, Chatham Division, R.M.L.I.

 

Lieutenant Leonard Learoyd, R.N.V.R. For valuable services during the War.

 

Lieutenant James Henry Logan, R.N.R. For valuable services in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Captain Edward Montagu Compton Mackenzie, R.M.L.I. For valuable services during the War.

 

Lieutenant Arthur Henry New, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Naval Railway Transport Officer, Taranto.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Ronald Wolseley Oldham, R.N. For valuable services in several of H.M. Ships during the War.

 

Lieutenant John Daniel Owens, R.N.R. For valuable services in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Bennet Palmer, R.N.R. For valuable services as Senior Secretary's Clerk to Admiral Sir Frederic E. E. Brock, K.C.M.G., C.B., Commanding Orkneys and Shetlands.

 

Lieutenant Reginald Howard Palmer, R.N.V.R. For valuable services in the Auxiliary Patrol.

 

Commander Ernest Edward Parker, R.N. For valuable services as Shipping Intelligence Officer, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

 

Lieutenant William Pemberton, R.N.R. For valuable services in command of H.M. Tugs.

 

Captain Henry Goschen Philpott, R.N. For valuable services as Shipping Intelligence Officer, Devonport.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Frederick Pickering, R.D., R.N.R. For valuable services as Commodore of Convoys, Mediterranean.

 

Lieutenant Douglas Price-Williams, R.N.V.R. For valuable services during the War.

 

Engineer Commander John Blackler Pulliblank, D.S.O., R.N. For valuable services at Vladivostok in August, 1918.

 

Surgeon Lieutenant Arthur George Lawrence Reade, R.N.V.R. For valuable services at the R.N. Barracks, Chatham.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant Augustus Gluckstein Richards, R.N.R. For valuable services on the Staff of the Senior Naval Officer, Granton.

 

Lieutenant-Commander Charles Dene Richardson, R.N. For valuable services as Mooring Officer, H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

 

Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander Hugh Maclean Richardson, R.N. For valuable services as Secretary to Vice- Admiral Owen F. Gillett, C.B., Senior Naval Officer, Simonstown.

 

Commander Hugh Hext Rogers, R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. "Birmingham," 2nd Light Cruiser Squadron.

 

Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant-Commander) Edward Arthur John Seccombe, R.N.V.R. For valuable services as Shipping Intelligence Officer, Milford Haven.

 

Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Slessor, R.M.A. For valuable services as Commandant, R.N. School of Music, Eastney.

 

Engineer Commander Edgar Charles Smith, R.N. For valuable services at H.M. Dockyard, Devonport.

 

Major John Wansey Snepp, R.M.L.I. For valuable services during the War.