Category: World War 1

Lt. Edward Donald Bellew 0

Lt. Edward Donald Bellew

For most conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty near Keerselaere on 24th April, 1915, during the German attack on the Ypres salient. Capt. (then Lieut.) Bellew, as Battalion Machine Gun Officer, had two guns...

Cpl. Colin Fraser Barron 0

Cpl Colin Fraser Barron

For conspicuous bravery when in attack his unit was held up by three machine-guns. Corpl. Barron opened on them from a flank at point-blank range, rushed the enemy guns single-handed, killed four of the...

Lt. Wallace Lloyd Algie 0

Lt. Wallace Lloyd Algie

For most conspicuous bravery and self-sacrifice on the 11th October, 1918, north-east of Cambrai, when with attacking troops which came under heavy enfilade machine-gun fire from a neighbouring village. Rushing forward with nine volunteers,...

Lt. James Edward Tait

Lt. James Edward Tait

“For most conspicuous bravery and initiative in attack. The advance having been checked by intense machine-gun fire, Lt. Tait rallied his company and led it forward with consummate skill and dash under a hail...

Pte. James Peter Robertson

Pte. James Peter Robertson

“For most conspicuous bravery and outstanding devotion to duty in attack. When his platoon was held up by uncut wire and a machine gun causing many casualties, Pte. Robertson dashed to an opening on...

Lt. Thomas Orde Lawder Wilkinson 0

Lt. Thomas Orde Lawder Wilkinson

For most conspicuous bravery. During an attack, when a party of another unit was retiring without their machine-gun, Lieut. Wilkinson rushed forward, and, with two of his men, got the gun into action, and...

Pte John Francis Young 0

Pte John Francis Young

“For most conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty in attack at Dury-Arras sector on the 2nd September, 1918, when acting as a stretcher-bearer attached to ‘D’ Company of the 87th Bn., Quebec Regiment. This...

Sgt. Raphael Louis Zendel 0

Sgt. Raphael Louis Zengel

For most conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty when protecting the battalion right flank. He was leading his platoon gallantly forward to the attack, but had not gone far when he realised that a...