Awards  1940

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9th JULY, 1940

THE MILITARY MEDAL

4264667 Lance Corporal John Boustead

The Durham Light Infantry

*

4447343 Corporal J Cant

The Durham Light Infantry

*

4447929 Sgt Thomas Pallas

6th Durham Light Infantry

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 11th JULY, 1940

The Distinguished Service Order

Colonel (temporary Brigadier) John Atherton Churchill, M.C., A.D.C.,

late The Durham Light Infantry.

*

 Major (acting Lieutenant-Colonel) Ross Scott McLaren,

The Durham Light Infantry,

Territorial Army.

 

The Military Cross

Second-Lieutenant David William Wyatt Blackman,

The 6th Durham Light Infantry,

Territorial Army.

*

    Second-Lieutenant Richard Hutchinson Forbes,

The 9th Durham Light Infantry,

Territorial Army.

*

 Second-Lieutenant Reginald Arthur Westray,

The Durham Light Infantry,

Territorial Army

*

     Lieutenant (acting Captain) Ronald Loftus Cummins

The Durham Light Infantry,

Territorial Army.

The Distinguished Conduct Medal

 

No 4449491 Sgt John Metheringham,

The Durham Light Infantry

No 4456094 Sgt John Carruthers.

The Durham Light Infantry,

Territorial Army

 

The Military Medal

 

No. 4448808 Private G. C. Dean,

The 6th Durham Light Infantry.

No. 4457030 Private George Edward Iceton,

The 6th Durham Light Infantry,

 *

No. 4034240 Private Ralph Leslie Puddle,

The 6th Durham Light Infantry

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 22 OCTOBER, 1940

The Distinguished Service Order

Lieutenant-Colonel Cuthbert David Marley, M.B.E., T.D.,

The Durham Light Infantry,

Territorial Army

*

The Military Cross

Second-Lieutenant Robert John Hyde-Thomson,

The Durham Light Infantry. 

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 20 DECEMBER, 1940

The Military Cross

4441783 Warrant Officer Class II (Company Sergeant-Major)
 Norman Metcalf,
The Durham Light Infantry.
*
Lieutenant (Quarter Master) John Oldham
The Durham Light Infantry
*
Lieutenant(Temp Captain) George Leslie Wood
The Durham Light Infantry
*
The Distinguished Conduct Medal
 4439323 Warrant Officer Class II (Company Sergeant-Major)
 James Patrick Kemp,
The Durham Light Infantry
*
7041717 Sergeant (Actg. Warrant Officer Class II, Company Sergeant-Major)
Alexander Hall
The Durham Light Infantry
*
The Military Medal
3191131 Lance-Corporal (Actg. Corporal) Alexander Cairns 
The 8th Durham Light Infantry.
*
4457138 Private (Actg. Corporal) Thomas Cyril Wallace Dabner
The Durham Light Infantry.
*
4452717 Private John Ernest Johnson
The Durham Light Infantry
*
444456 Pte William Wilson Saul.
The Durham Light Infantry

AWARDS 1941

 SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 28 MARCH 1941 

No. 4448485 Bandsman Charles John Gower, 1st Battalion   The Durham Light Infantry.

*

No. 4451243 Private Eric Arthur Ford, 1st Battalion The Durham Light Infantry

*

 No. 4450989 Private George Owens, 1st Battalion The Durham Light Infantry

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 19 AUGUST, 1941 

The Military Medal

No. 4446277 Warrant Officer Class III (Platoon Serjeant-Major)  Frederick Walter Charles Hutson,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Brighton).

*

No. 4447759 Corporal (acting Serjeant) John Rogerson,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Barnard Castle, Durham).

*

No. 4450564 Private Harry Medforth,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Burswick, Hull).

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 30 DECEMBER, 1941

The Military Cross

Second-Lieutenant Gordon Brydon (143398),

 The Durham Light Infantry

 (attached The Gold Coast Regiment).

 

To be Additional Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Lieutenant (Quarter-Master) Frederick Harrison Bush (131820), The Durham Light Infantry.

AWARDS 1942

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 24 FEBRUARY, 1942

The Military Cross

Captain (temporary Major) Hugh Manford Vaux (40797),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Darlington)

The Military Medal

No. 4451161 Sergeant Thomas Blenkinsop,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Witton-Gilbert, Co. Durham).

*

No. 4449759 Sergeant Obadiah Matthew Stewart,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Ferryhill  Co  Durham).

SUPPLEMENT TO. THE LONDON GAZETTE 24 SEPTEMBER, 1942

The Military Cross

Lieutenant (temporary  Captain) .Richard Ellison. Ovenden (70141),

The Somerset  Light Infantry

 (attached The "Durham Light Infantry)

(Gullornpton. Devon).

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) (acting Major) Harold Sydney Sell (56366),

The Durham Light Infantry

(South Gosforth, Newcastle-on-Tyne).

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) John Robinson (87923),

The Durham Light Infantry 

(Sutton-in-Ashfield).

*

Lieutenant (acting Captain) Frederick Levens Cole (164870),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Newcastleon-Tyne).

*

Lieutenant (Quarter-Master) Albert Edward Love (93274),

 The Durham Light Infantry

 (TunbridgeWells).
*

Lieutenant Robert Place (164862),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Stockton-on-Tees).

*

Second-Lieutenant Charles Patrick Donoghue

 TheDurham Light Infantry.

*

Second-Lieutenant Alexander Robe (200382),

The Durham Light Infantry,

South Shields

(since killed in action).

*

No. 4442194 Warrant Officer Class I (RegimentalSgt -Major) Arthur Page,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Crook, Co. Durham)

The Distinguished Conduct Medal

No. 4442560 Warrant Officer Class I (Regimental Sgt-Major) Arthur Jennings,

The Durham Light Infantry

(York).

*

No. 3191131 Sergeant Alexander Cairns, M.M.,

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Glasgow).

*

The Military Medal

*

No. 3183203 Sergeant John William Jobson,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Gateshead on Tyne)

*

No 2651038 Sgt Isaac McDermott 

The Durham Light Infantry

(Pelton Co Durham)

*

 No. 4460717 Sergeant Laurie Thompson, 

 The Durham Light Infantry 

 (Willington, Co. Durham).

*

No. 4459017 Lance-Sergeant George Hill

  The Durham Light Infantry   

(Whaley Bridge,)

*

*No. 5951766 Corporal Edward Albert Denchfield

The Durham Light Infantry

 (North Mimms)

*

No. 4461442 Corporal Walter Watson,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Southwick-ori-Wear,

(Sunderland).

*

No. 3191122 Lance-Corporal Archibald Wilson Bark,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Stranraer).

No. 4453215 Lance-Corporal William Charlton,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Elchester, Co. Durham).

No. 4037199 Private Alfred Norman Aldridge,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Willenhall, Staffs).

 *

No. 4454679 Private John Edward Dunn,

TheDurham Light Infantry

 (Gateshead).

 *

No. 4449153 Private George Robert Fearon,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Sunderland)

 *

No: 4440719 Private Bernard Holmes,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Bishop Auckland).

 *

No. 4455484 Private Thomas Meldrum Swallow,

 The Durham Light Infantry.

(Durham).

 *

No; 4455846 Private Joseph Wilson Wood,

TheDurham Light Infantry.

*

AWARDS 1943

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 28 JANUARY, 1943

The Military Cross

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) Geoffrey Bartlett Beattie (164872),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Newcastle-on-Tyne).

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) Ian Roger English (79387),'

The Durham Light Infantry

(Newcastle upon-Tyne) .
*

Lieutenant (acting Captain) Harry Glasper (230149),

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Darlington).

*

Second-Lieutenant Edward Charles Medway (245044),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Deptford).

*

The Distinguished Conduct Medal

No. 4034189 Corporal (acting Sergeant) CharlesReginald Haseley,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Dunmngton, Shropshire).

*

The Military Medal

*

No. 4452022 Sergeant (acting Warrant Officer Class II(Company Sgt-Major)

Joseph Ranson,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Houghton-le-Spring, Co.Durham).

*

No. 3191141 Sergeant William Crawford,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Dumfries).

*

No. 1857292 Sergeant Frank Columba D'Auvergne,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Morpeth).

*

No. 4457637 Corporal (acting Sgt) Albert Dunn,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Carlton).

*

No. 4457457 Corporal Henry Pearson,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Sunderland)

*

No. 5046992 Private (acting Corporal) Patrick Bernard Jordan,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Nottingham).

*

No. 4460624 Private (acting Corporal) Stanley Lishman,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Shildon, Co. Durham).

*

No. 4464185 Private (acting Corporal) Joseph William Young,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Newcastle-on-Tyne).

*

No. 4458450 Private Charles Beattie,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Dingle, Liverpool).

*

No. 4452540 Private James Brown,

The. Durham Light Infantry

(South Moor, Co. Durham).

*

No. 4460708 Private Cha'rles William Swatten,

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Stanhope, Co. Durham).

*

The Efficiency Decoration

*

 Under the terms of the Royal Warrant dated

23rd September, 1930-

Maj. J. R. Lowson (28938).

The Durham Light Infantry.

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 18 FEBRUARY, 1943

Bar to the Military Cross

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) Ian Roger English,M.C. (79387).

The Durham Light Infantry

(Gateshead-upon-Tyne).

*

Military Medal

No. 2987438 Lance-Corporal John Owen 'McFarlane,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Holytown, Lanark).

*

No. 4455641 Private James Edward Coglan,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Auckland, Co. Durham).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 22 APRIL, 1943

*

Military Medal

*

No. 4464742 Lance-Sergeant Joseph Drake,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Pontefract).

*

No. 4469562 Private George Leadbitter,
The Durham
Light Infantry

(Newcastle-on-Tyne).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE 1st JUNE 1943

 

The Military Medal.
*
No. 4458629 Sergeant Frederick Turnbull,
The Durham Light Infantry
(Washington, Co. Durham).
*
No. 4458216 Lance-Corporal Joseph Andrew Pennington,
 The Durham Light Infantry
(Ferry Hill, Co. Durham).
*
No. 4462230 Private George Beeley,
The Durham Light  Infantry
 (Manchester)
*

 

 

 SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 15 JUNE, 1943

*

Military Medal

*

No. 4462113 Lance-Corporal Arthur Calderbank,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Bolton).

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 17 JUNE, 1943

*

Bar to the Military Cross.

Captain (acting Major) George Leslie Wood, M.C.(58912),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Newcastle upon-Tyne

 Military Cross

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) James Hay Chapman(143393),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Edinburgh).

*

Bar to the Military Medal.

*

No. 3191141 Sergeant William Crawford, M.M.

The Durham Light Infantry (Dumfries).

*

Military Medal

No. 4449955 Colour-Sergeant (acting Warrant Officer Class II (Company Sergeant-Major) Matthew John Brannigan,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Camberley, Surrey).

*

No. 4456264 Sergeant Wilfred Da vies,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Woking).

*

No. 4450977 Sergeant Ralph Morton Grey,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Tiverton).

*

No. 4457053 Lance-Sergeant William Armstrong Shearer,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Consett, Co.Durham).

*

No. 3656165 Corporal David Edward Kennedy,

The  Durham Light Infantry

(Glasgow).

*

No. 4461325 Private (acting Corporal) Septimus Hart,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (South Shields).

*

No. 3520507 Private (acting Corporal) Albert Edward Lowe,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Wigan).

*

No. 6026302 Private Walter William Capon,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Braintree, Essex).

*

No. 2987473 Private James Dougan,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Ayr).

*

No. 4041619 Private Walter Higginson,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Madeley, Shropshire).

*

No. 4032841 Private David Dennis Michael,

 The Durham Light Infantry (Sheffield).

*

No. 4037397 Private Charles France Frederick Sollis,

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Leamington)

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 19 AUGUST, 1943.

*

Military Cross

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) Richard Norman

Bryant (47709),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Res. of Officers)

(Sunderland)

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 16 SEPTEMBER, 1943

The KING has been graciously pleased to give

orders for the following promotion in, and appointments

to, the Most Excellent Order of the British

Empire, in recognition of gallant and distinguished

services in North Africa: —

*

Captain (temporary -Major) Kenneth Dickson White(130595),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Bridlington,Yorks)

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 SEPTEMBER, 1943

*

Military Cross

*

Captain (temporary Major) Tristan George Lance Ballance (73434),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Hartley Wintney, Hants).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 21 OCTOBER, 1943

*

Military Cross

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) Christopher Lowery Beattie (75176),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Timperley, Cheshire).

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) John Angus Leybourne (73424).

The Durham Light Infantry

(Springwell, Co. Durham).

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) Dennis Arthur Neale (130505),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Oswestry, Shropshire).

*

Lieutenant Phillip Godwin Hampson (162663),

 The Durham Light Infantry

 (Worcester)

*

The Distinguished Conduct Medal

No. 4455800 Sergeant (acting Warrant Officer Class II

(Company Sergeant-Major)) Frederick. Thompson,

The Durham Light Infantry (Newcastle-on-Tyne)

(Since Killed in Action)

*

Military Medal

No. 4451703 Colour-Sergeant (acting Warrant Officer Class II (Company Sergeant-Major) 

 Selby Wardle,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Chester-le-Street)

(since died of wounds).

*

No. 3191164 Sergeant (acting Warrant Officer ClassII (Company Sergeant-Major)

John Ritchie Hannah,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Eastriggs, Dumfriesshire).

*

No. 3967322 Corporal' (acting Sergeant) Charles Joseph William Mackmin,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Enfield).

*

No. 4461364 Corporal (acting Sergeant) Frederick Mitchinson,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Cramlington, Northumberland).

*

No. 3658132 Lance-Sergeant Charles Richard Critchley,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Liverpool).

*

No.  4039943 Lance-Sergeant Patrick Daly,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Limerick, Eire).

*

No. 3955493 Lance-Sergeant David John Richards,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Swansea).

*

No. 4458341 Corporal John Dowling,

 The Durham Light Infantry

 (attd. Special Service Troops)

(Liverpool).

*

No. 3970084 Corporal William Donald Scriven,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Gloucester).

*

No. 5677650 Lance-Corporal Stanley Seymore Rose,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Stunninster Newton, Dorset).

*

No. 4461144 Lance-Corporal George Frederick Shepherd,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Bradford).

*

No. 4454467 Lance-Corporal Frederick Herbert Spink,

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Sherburn, Durham).

*

No. 4459865 Lance-Corporal George Worthington,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Hyde, Cheshire).

*

No. 4036125 Private Reginald George Goodwin,

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Hereford).

*

No. 4453511 Private Richard Robinson,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Sunderland).

*

No. 4464458 Private Douglas Harry Saban,

The Durham Light Infantry

(London, E.17).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 25 NOVEMBER, 1943

Military Medal

*

No. 4442111 Warrant Officer Class II (Company Sergeant-Major)

(acting Warrant Officer Class l)

(.Regimental Sergeant-Major)

James McMahon,

The Durham Lignt Infantry

(Sunderland).

*

No. 4263671 Warrant Officer Class II (Company Sergeant-Major)

 (acting Warrant Officer Class I)

(Regimental Sergeant-Major)

George Edward Wood,

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Morpeth).

*

No. 4455865 Sergeant Joseph Butterneld Gray,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Gateshead-on-Tyne).

*

No. 4034189 Corporal (acting Sergeant)

 CharlesReginald Haseley, D.C.M.

 The Durham Light Infantry

 (Wellington, Salop).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 DECEMBER, 1943

*

Military Cross

*

Captain (temporary Major) Reginald Gordon Atkinson (63627),

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Newbury).

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) Renton Galloway (177878),

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Newcastle).

Military Medal

*

No. 4460695 Lance-Corporal Charles Beresford Simpson,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Washington, Co. Durham).

*

No. 3529549 Private William Henry Deakin,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Leigh, Lanes.).

*

No. 2987671 Private Patrick McKeown Kay

, The Durham Light Infantry

(Glasgow).

*

No. 14206449 Private Sidney Worthington,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Congleton, Cheshire).

 

 

 

 

Awards 1944

 

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 6 JANUARY, 1944

*

CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS OF

KNIGHTHOOD.

St. James's Palace, S.W.1

6th January, 1944.

The KING has been graciously pleased to give

orders for the following promotions in, and appointments

to, the Most Excellent Order of the British

Empire, in recognition of gallant and distinguished

services in Malta: —

To be Additional Members of the Military Division

of the said Most Excellent Order;-

*

Captain (temporary Major) Charles Mervyn D'Arcy-Irvine (66171),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Petham, Kent).

*

Captain (temporary Major) Redvers Potts (88761),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Hamilton, N.Z.).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 FEBRUARY, 1944

*

Military Cross

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) -Richard Alfred Godsal Birchenough (112810),

 The Durham Light Infantry (Chipstead).

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) John Gavin Craig (113650),

The Durham Light Infantry.

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) James Goring Gerald Gray (114080),

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Sway, Hants).

*

Military Medal

*

No. 4445635 Warrant Officer Class I (Regimental Sergeant-Major) George Flannigan.

The Durham Light Infantry 

(Hetton-le-Hole, Co. Durham).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 24 FEBRUARY, 1944

Military Medal

*

No. 4464846 Corporal (acting Sergeant) Raymond Sykes,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Huddersfield).

*

No. 4464722 Corporal John Charles Cawdron,

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Bonnyrigg, Midlothian).

*

No. 4468508 Private Thomas Hindmarch,

The Durham Light Infantry (Millfield, Sunderland).

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 2 MARCH, 1944

Military Cross

*

Lieutenant .(acting Captain) Dion John Stellin (156770),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Wellington,New Zealand)

*

Military Medal

No. 427130,5 Private William Reilly,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Newcastle-on-Tyne).

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 23 MARCH, 1944

CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS

OF KNIGHTHOOD.

St. James's Palace, S.W1

24th March, 1944.

The KING has been graciously pleased to give Orders for the following promotions in', 'and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order- - of. the' British Empire, in recognition of gallant and, distinguished services in Sicily : —

*

Captain (temporary Major) Michael Radcliffe Ferens (67717),

 The Durham- Light Infantry

 (Brancepeth,Durham).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE 2nd  MAY 1944

*

No 5443791 Cpl Sidney George Roberts

The Durham Light Infantry

(Since Died of Wounds)

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 24 AUGUST, 1944

*

CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS

OF KNIGHTHOOD.

St. James's Palace, S.W.i.

August, 1944.

The KING has been graciously pleased to give

orders for the following promotion ' in, and appointment

to, the Most Honourable Order of the Bath,

in recognition of distinguished services in connection

with the invasion of Normandy : —

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

*

Major (temporary'Lieutenant-Colonel)-Thomas Welch

(63009),

The Durham" Light Infantry

 (Newcastle upon-Tyne).

 

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 31 AUGUST, 1944

The Distinguished Service Order

Captain (temporary -Major) George Leslie Wood, M.C. (58912)

,The Durham Light Infantry

(Newcastle-on-Tyne).

*

Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) Herbert John Mogg (73153The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

(attd. The Durham Light Infantry)

(Watlington).

*

Bar to the Military Cross

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) Kenneth Herbert Whitaker, M.C. (180597),

The Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert's)

 (attd. The Durham Light Infantry)

(Nailsea).

*

Captain (tieniporary -Major) Reginald Gordon Atkinson, M.C. (63627),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Newbury).

The Military Cross

*

Captain (acting Major) William Stewart Waterhouse (132191),

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Barnard Castle, Co. Durham).

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) David Rome (143396),

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Collompton)

*

.Lieutenant John James- Delaney (268953),

 The Durham

Light Infantry

 (Sunderland)

*

Lieutenant Thomas Marley Kirk (189534),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Darlington).

*

Lieutenant. Peter Malcolm Laws- (216759),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Monkseaton, Northumberland):

*

The Distinguished Conduct Medal

*

.No. 4453668 Warrant Officer Class II (Company-Sergeant- Major) James Nicholson Howson, The Durham Light Infantry

(Barnard Castle).

*

Bar to the Military Medal

*

No. 4041619 Lance-Sergeant Walter Higginson, M.M.,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Madeley, Salop).

*

No. 4032841 Corporal David Dennis Michael, M.M.

The Durham Light Infantry

(Stoke-on-Trent).

*

The Military Medal

*

No. 5444578 Sergeant William Frederick Botterman

The Durham Light Infantry

(Potters Bar).

*

No. 4453489 Sergeant Harry Burton,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Thornaby-on-Tees).

*

No. 3386258 Sergeant Robert Hey,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Northallerton).

*

No. 3384566 Corporal (acting Sergeant) William Herbert Fradley,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Bejdwprth, Warwick).

*

No. 3606591 Corporal (acting Sergeant) Robert

Richmond,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (West Hartlepool).

*

No. 3718643 Corporal (acting Sergeant) Stephen Prescott Wallbank,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Alderley Edge, Manchester).

*

No. 2987639 Lance-Sergeant Duncan Montgomery,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Stenhousemuir).

*

No. 5953442 Corporal Stanley Lawter Brydges,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Whitwell, Herts).

*

No. 3910474 Corporal Bryniog Thomas,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Bridgend, Glam.).

*

No. 5727411 Lance-Corporal Leslie William Smith,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Catford),

*

No. 4459754 Lance-Corporal Joseph Wear,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Blaydon-on-Tyne).

*

No. 4462172 Private John .Cawley,

The Durham Light'Infantry

(Salford).

*

No. 4864126 Private Joseph Edward Kibble,

The Durham Light Infantry

(London, ).

*

No. 14657867 Private Francis Protano,

The Durham

Light Infantry (Manchester).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 19 OCTOBER, 1944

*

The Military Cross

*

Captain (temporary Major) Richard Oliver Mason (138944),

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Newton Abbot).

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) (acting Major) James Brewis (89656)

The Durham. Light Infantry

(Alnwick, Northumberland)

(since died of wounds).

*

Lieutenant (temporary Captain) William Fisher McMichael (162659),

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Oxford).

*

Lieutenant Kenneth Hoggard (268995),

The Durham Light Infantry

(London, S.W1)

(since died of wounds).

*

The Military Medal

*

No. 2056732 Sergeant Evan Welford,

The Durham Light Infantry.

*

No. 4463904 Lance-Sergeant Thomas William Hindmarch,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Shildon, Co. Durham).

*

No. 4461625 Lance-Sergeant Cyril Desmond Rowe,

The Durham Light Infantry.

(Manchester).

*

No. 3911077 Corporal William Ronald Jones,

The Durham Light Infantry
(Swansea).

*

No. 3133982 Corporal John McArthur,

The Durham Light Infantry
(Glasgow).

*

No. 4461299 Private (acting Corporal) Robert Forster,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Houghton-le-Spring).

*

No. 4459474 Private (acting Corporal) James William Pearson,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Doncaster).

*

No. 14431435 Private William Joseph Bartlett,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Wolverhampton).

*

No. 14425435 Private Norman Pollard,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Leicester).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 9 NOVEMBER, 1944

Military Cross

*

Captain (temporary Major) Francis Anthony Stoddard Murray (85686),

The Durham Light Infantry

(attd. Army Air Corps).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 7 DECEMBER, 1944

Military Medal

*

No. 6287878 Corporal (acting Sergeant) Gordon

Albert Collins, The Durham Light Infantry

(Gillingham)

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 21 DECEMBER, 1944

Distinguished Service Order

*

Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) Francis Wyld Sandars (27399),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Basingstoke).

*

Lieutenant (acting Captain) James Donald Johnston (269444),

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Newcastle upon- Tyne).

*

The Military Medal

No. 5951910 Sergeant Peter William Hamilton Griffin,

The Durham Light .Infantry

 (High Cross, Herts)

*  

 

 

Awards 1945

 

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1 FEBRUARY, 1945

CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS OF KNIGHTHOOD.

 St. James's Palace, S.W.1

1st February, 1945. The KING has been, graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North,West Europe: — To be Additional Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:

Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) Thomas Johnstone Black (91078),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Egremont, Cumberland).

The Military Medal

*

No. 14353243 Lance-Corporal . Julian Sidney Edginton,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Plymouth

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1st MARCH, 1945

Captain (temporary -Major) Kenneth Martin Wood

(87936), The Durham Light Infantry (Newcastieon-

Tyne).

The Distinguished Conduct Medal

No. 3453673 Sergeant (acting Warrant Officer Class II) Stanley Howe,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Hyde, Cheshire).

*

No. 4452660 Sergeant George Henry Self,

 The Durham Light Infantry

 (Ushaw Moor, Co.Durham).

*

The Military Medal

 No4534912 Sgt(Acting WO Class II) John Ernest -Ineson,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Leeds, 9).

*

No. 4076840 Sergeant Frederick Andrews,

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Abergavenny).

*

No. 4457478 Sergeant Joseph Henry Swithenbank,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Crook).

*

No. 3655988 Corporal (acting Sergeant) William Horrocks,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Lewes).

*

No. 4800956 Corporal (acting Sergeant) Sam Edward Martin,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Sheffield).

*

No. 5730694 Corporal (acting Sergeant) Joseph Kerr Middleton,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Wigan).

*

No. 3957584 Private {acting Sergeant) Eugene Patrick Boyd,

The Durham Light Infantry

(since killed in action).

*

No. 3961271 Lance-Sergeant John Albert Hodge,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Swansea).
*

No. 4458195 Lance-Sergeant Tom Vaulks,

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Ferryhill, Co. Durham).

*

No. 3133454 Corporal James Ferguson,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Kilmarnock).

*

No. 4469238 Private (acting Corporal) James Hunter,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Waslington, Co.

Durham).

*

No- 4077564 Lance-Corporal Clifford Pearson Jones,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Liverpool).

*

No. 445237.1 Private George Davison,

The Durham Light Infantry

.SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 8 MARCH, 1945

Military Cross

Captain (acting) Thomas Frederick Herbert Addis (247173),

 The Durham Light Infantry

 (Finedon, Northants).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 22 MARCH, 1945

Distinguished Service Order

Brigadier (temporary) Peter John Jeffreys, O.B.E.(44141),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Devizes).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 29 MARCH, 1945

Military Medal

*

No. 6471589 Private Henry Charles Hunt,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Southampton).

*

No. 3711853 Private John Redman,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Manchester).

*

LONDON GAZETTE THURSDAY, 5 APRIL, 1945
Major (temporary) Charles Dennis Hamilton (90293),
The Durham Light Infantry
(Alnwick)

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 12 APRIL, 1945

Military Medal

No. 14406734 Corporal (acting) Frederick Emmanuel Oliver,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (West Hartlepool).

 *

No. 3774710 Private William Holden Foster,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Liverpool 7).

*

No. 1805436 Private George Martin,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Rochester).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 26 APRIL, 1945

Military Medal

No. 6024842 Lance-Sergeant Ernest Arthur Frederick Pluck,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Bridlington)

(since died of wounds).

*

No. 4980097 Private Wilfred HOBKINSON,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Spalding)

 (since killed in action).

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 10 MAY, 1945

No. 4447574 Sergeant James Albert McGAREY,

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Chester-le-Street).

*

No. 4469462 Corporal Johna-than CALVERT,

 The Durham Light Infantry

 (West Hartlepool).

*

No. 6094785 Private Frederick GEROWSKI,

 The Durham Light Infantry

(South Shields).

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 24 MAY, 1945

Bar to the Military Cross

Major (temporary) James Goring Gerald GRAY, M.C. (114080),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Sway,Hants)

 Distinguished Conduct Medal

*

No. 6020150 Sergeant Frederick Arthur GOODEN,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Ockendon, Essex).

*

No. 4459243 Sergeant David Greenwall RIDLEY,

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Pelton Fell, Co.

Durham)

*

Military Medal

No. 6020332 Lance-Corporal Lewis Gilbert BULL,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Burton-on-Trent).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 21 JUNE, 1945

Bar to Distinguished Service Order

Brigadier (acting) Joseph Howard Nigel POETT, D.S.O. (38346),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Camberley).

*

Distinguished Service Order

Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary) John Michael HANMER(39635),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Whitechurch)

*

Military Medal

No. 4460593 Warrant Officer Class II (acting) John Henry HARRISON,

The Durham Light Infantry

(South Shields).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 28 JUNE, 1945

To be Additional Members of the Military Division

of the said Most Excellent Order

Lieutenant (Quarter-Master) George FLANNIGAN, M.M. (306509),

 The Durham Light Infantry

(Hetton-le-Hole).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 12 JULY, 1945

Military Cross

Major (temporary) Edgar James Albert FREEMAN (138942),

The Durham Light Infantry (London,

N.W.2).

*

Military Medal

*

No. 1697621 Sergeant (acting) James Matthew NICHOLSON, 

 The Durham Light Infantry

 (Haltwhistle, North' d).

*

No. 5348539 Lance-Sergeant Denis CROSS,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Stoke-on-Trent).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 13 SEPTEMBER, 1945

Distinguished Service Order

Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary) Robert Fry KIRBY (14963),

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Camberley).

*

Military Cross

*

Major (temporary) Kenneth Mark Walters LEATHER (44935),

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Cape Town).

*

Lieutenant Arthur Michael Lister NEWCOMBE (165877),

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Newcastle upon- Tyne).

*

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 15 NOVEMBER, 1945

CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS

OF KNIGHTHOOD.

St. James's Palace, S.W1.

15th November, 1945.

The KING has been graciously pleased to give

orders for the following appointments to the Most

Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition

of gallant and distinguished services in the field: —

To be an Additional Commander of the Military

Division of the said Most Excellent Order:—

*

Major (temporary) Gilbert James Morley LONGDEN  (120778),

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Whitburn, Co. Durham).

*

Major (temporary) James Hamilton NICHOLSON (50698),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Walkerville Newcastle)

*

Major Thomas STALLARD (28308),

The Durham Light Infantry.

*

Captain (Quarter-Master) Thomas Henry BEWICK (128141),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Cheltenham)

SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 13 DECEMBER, 1945

CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS

OF KNIGHTHOOD.

St. James's Palace, S.W.i.

13th December 1945.

The KING has been graciously pleased to give

orders for the following appointments to the Most

Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition

of gallant and distinguished services Italy: —

To be an Additional Commander of the Military

Division of the said Most Excellent Order:—

Lieutenant Colonel (temporary) Peter WRIGHTSON (57207),

The Durham Light Infantry 

(Darlington).

*

No. 4449248 Warrant Officer Class I Edward THOMASSON,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Meadowfield, Durham).

*

Major (temporary) John Hoole WAYLEN (174308),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Gloucester).

Distinguished Service Order

Lieutenant Colonel (temporary) Peter Harry Mitchell MAY, M.C. (56729),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Ware).

The Military Cross

Captain (temporary) Russell Wilmot EVANS (255811),

The Durham Light Infantry

 (Birmingham).

*

Captain (acting) Colin FERRY (295526),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Gateshead).

*

Lieutenant Ronald John ELLIOTT (240604),

The Durham Light Infantry

(Newcastle-on-Tyne

*

The Military Medal

No. 4755419 Corporal Philip Henry THOROGOOD,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Watford).

*

No. 4466422' Private Robert DOUGLAS,

The Durham Light Infantry

(Newcastle-on-Tyne). 

 

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