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Honours and Awards 1939-1947

K.B.E.

Lt-General H.E. de R. Wetherall, CB, DSO, OBE, MC - 23 May 1946. S.E. Asia

C.B.

Major-General L.H. Cox, CBE, MC - 1 June 1943
Colonel A.C. Vicary, DSO, MC - 1 June 1943
Major-General H.E. de R. Wetherall, DSO, OBE, MC - 1941.

C.B. (Civil)

Colonel P.G.J. Gueterbock, DSO, MC, TD - 1 June 1943
Major-General B. Temple, OBE, MC - 12 June 1947 - India

C.B.E.

Colonel A.F. Chapman - 1 June 1943
Maj-General L.H. Cox, MC - 1 Jan. 1943
Brigadier C.E.A. Firth - Middle East
Brigadier T.N. Grazebrook, DSO - 1 June 1945 - N.W. Europe
Brigadier A.L.W. Newth, DSO, MC, TD - 1 June 1943
Colonel N.F. Somerset, DSO, MC - 1 June 1945 - France, 1940

Bar to Distinguished Service Order

T/Lieut-Colonel R.N.H.C. Bray, DSO - 2nd Battalion - 21 Dec. 1944 - N.W.E.
T/Lieut-Colonel J.A. Mackenzie, DSO - 7 Dec. 1944 - Italy

Distinguished Service Order

T/Lieut-Col. C.E.A. Firth - 17 June 1943 - Middle East
Brigadier M.A. James, VC, MC - August 1943
T/Lieut-Col. T.N. Grazebrook - 18 Nov. 1943 - Sicily
T/Lieut-Col. J.A. Mackenzie, MC - 10 Feb. 1944 - Italy
T/Lieut-Col. J.G.C. Waldron - 1944
T/Lieut-Col. D.W. Biddle - 2nd Bn - 31 August 1944 - N.W.E.
T/Lieut-Col. F.W.A. Butterworth, MBE - 2nd Bn - 31 August 1944 - N.W.E.
T/Lieut-Col. C.E.B. Walwyn - 2nd Bn - 1944 - France 1940
Lieut-Col. E.M.B. Gilmore - 2nd Bn - 1946 - France 1940

O.B.E.

Major R.J. Bewell - 20 August 1940 - France
T/Lieut-Col. B. Temple, MC - 8 July 1941 - Middle East
T/Lieut-Col. H.R. Power, MC - 1 Jan. 1943
T/Colonel L.A.W.B. Lachlan - 24 August 1944
T/Lieut-Col. J.G.C. Waldron - 24 August 1944 - Italy
T/Lieut-Col. J.W. Etty-Leal - 10th Bn - 1 Jan. 1946 - Burma
Major A. Reeves (RAMC) - 10th Bn - 1 Jan. 1946 - Burma
T/Lieut-Col. L.W.H. Bird - 2nd Bn - 1 June 1946 - N.W.E.

M.B.E.

Major D.S. Over - 5th Bn - 1 Jan. 1942
T/Major C.L.C. Roberts - 28 Oct. 1943 - Burma
T/Capt. A.R. Hanmer - 1 Jan. 1944
Major (QM) B.V.J. Vigrass - 5th Bn - 1 Jan. 1944 - N.W.E.
W.O. B.E. Oxtoby - 27 April 1944
T/Capt. R.C. Nash - 2nd Bn -
RQMS H. Keen - 2nd Bn - 1 Feb. 1945 - N.W.E.
T/Major W.L. Bell - 1 June 1945
Capt. (QM) F.R. Medd - 10th Bn - Burma
T/Major E.B. Calvert - Dec. 1945
T/Lieut-Col. L.H. Bean
T/Major A.H. Knight - 13 Sept. 1945
Capt. (QM) D.F. Grist - 2nd Bn - 1 Jan. 1946

Bar to Military Cross

A/Capt. J.A. Mackenzie, MC - 2nd Bn - 20 August 1940 - France
Major J.P. Fane, MC - 2nd Bn - 21 Dec. 1944 - N.W.E.

Military Cross

A/Capt. J.A. Mackenzie - 2nd Bn - 30 Jan. 1940 - France
T/Capt. N.W.H. Shepherd - 5th Bn - 20 August 1940 - France
A/Major A.E. Wilkinson - 2nd Bn - 20 Dec. 1940 - France
Capt. (QM) R.E.D. Brasington - 2nd Bn - 20 Dec. 1940 - France
2nd Lieut. J.P. Fane - 2nd Bn - 20 Dec. 1940 - France
Capt. E.B. Cottingham - 30 Dec. 1941 - Middle East
T/Capt. R.V.G.N. Johnson - 1st Bn - 31 March 1942 - Burma
A/Capt. J.F.G. Smele - 1st Bn - 28 Oct. 1942 - Burma
T/Major J.K. Lance - 2nd Bn - 31 August 1944 - N.W.E.
Lieut. P. Burton - 2nd Bn - 19 Oct. 1944 - N.W.E.
A/Major O.M. Schryver - 10th Bn - 16 Nov. 1944 - Burma
T/Major B.F. Stephens - 2nd Bn - 21 Dec. 1944 - N.W.E.
Lieut. N.J. McAnley - 2nd Bn - 21 Dec. 1944 - N.W.E.
Lieut. R.D. Nordbruck - 2nd Bn - 21 Dec. 1944 - N.W.E.
Lieut. C.M. Richardson - 8 Feb. 1945 - Italy
T/Major A.H.R. Chalmers - 2nd Bn - 1 March 1945 - N.W.E.
Lieut. L.H.V. Morgan - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Lieut. C.A.L. Barnes - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Lieut. N.F. Tucker - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
T/Major A. Slater - 10th Bn - 22 March 1945 - Burma
Major G.O. Watkins - 10th Bn - Burma
Capt. L.J. Elkington - 10th Bn - Burma
Capt. G. Woodward - 10th Bn - Burma
Major W.H. Percy-Hardman - 2nd Bn - 1 June 1945 - France 1940
Major C.S.R. Campbell - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Major E.N. Lynn-Allen - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Lieut. R.W. Cresswell - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Sergt. L.P. Smith - 1st Bn - 28 Oct. 1942 - Burma
Sergt. V.C. Hann - 10th Bn - 16 Nov. 1944 - Burma
CSM I. Pook - 10th Bn - Burma
A/Cpl. R. Millington - 2nd Bn - 21 Dec. 1944 - N.W.E.
5173452 WO D.R. Brown - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Sergt. H.W.G. Drake - 5th Bn - N.W.E.

Bar to Military Medal

A/Sergt. R.S. Mardell - 2nd Bn - 1 March 1945 - N.W.E.

Military Medal

Sergt. W.G.H. Adlam - 5th Bn - 4 June 1940 - France 1940
Pte J.E. Barnfield - 5th Bn - 20 August 1940 - France 1940
Pte P. Morris - 20 August 1940 - France 1940
Pte A.W. Joines - 5th Bn - 3 Sept. 1940 - France 1940
CSM P.A. Olivier - 20 Dec. 1940 - France 1940
Sergt. J. Eldridge - 2nd Bn - 20 Dec. 1940 - France 1940
Sergt. F.A. Thyer - 20 Dec. 1940 - France 1940
Cpl. H.G. Cook - 20 Dec. 1940 - France 1940
Pte H.F. Tillyard - 20 Dec. 1940 - France 1940
Pte E.W. Goldstein - 30 Sept. 1941 - Escaped P.O.W.
CQMS G.H. Biggs - 1st Bn - 28 Oct. 1942 - Burma
Pte V.P. Harding - 10 Nov. 1942 - Escaped P.O.W.
Pte C. Cater - 1st Bn - 9 March 1943 - Burma
Pte V.V. Phylatoff - 1st Bn - 28 Oct. 1943 - Burma (Taukkyan, 7th March 1942.
"He volunteered to drive his carrier in support of an attack against a Japanese roadblock. The attack failed and a heavy mortar fire was opened along the road. An accompanying carrier was knocked out, but Pte. Phylatoff collected the wounded in his carrier and brought them back. His courage and tenacity at Taukkyan and subsequently in the campaign was an inspiration to all."
Pte C.R. Smith - 1st Bn - 28 Oct. 1943 - Burma
L/Cpl. R.L.E. Mayo - 5th Bn - 3 Feb. 1944 - France 1940
Pte J.E. Venn - 10th Bn - 27 July 1944 - Burma
A/Cpl. F. Rhodes - 2nd Bn - 31 August 1944 - N.W.E.
A/Sergt. G. Brain - 2nd Bn - 19 Oct. 1944 - N.W.E.
A/Sergt. G.D. Over - 2nd Bn - 19 Oct. 1944 - N.W.E.
L/Cpl. R. Bradley - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Sergt. B.L. Trevillian - 10th Bn - 16 Nov. 1944 - Burma
A/Sergt. R.S. Mardell - 2nd Bn - 21 Dec. 1944 - N.W.E.
A/Sergt. G. Frayne - 2nd Bn - 21 Dec. 1944 - N.W.E.
L/Sergt. A.J. Donohue - 2nd Bn - 21 Dec. 1944 - N.W.E.
Cpl. B.I. Price - 2nd Bn - 21 Dec. 1944 - N.W.E.
A/Cpl. J.C.R. Collins - 2nd Bn - 21 Dec. 1944 - N.W.E.
A/Cpl. H. Wright - 2nd Bn - 21 Dec. 1944 - N.W.E.
Sergt. V. Walker - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Cpl. H. Lawrence - 2nd Bn
Pte R. Burns - 2nd Bn
Pte R. Ritchie - 2nd Bn
Pte A.B. Lawrence - 10th Bn - 8 Feb. 1945 - Burma
A/CSM T. Holden - 2nd Bn - 22 March 1945 - N.W.E.
A/Cpl. W.E. Smith - 10th Bn - 22 March 1945 - Burma
Pte J. Horsley - 10th Bn - 22 March 1945 - Burma
CSM E.W. Trawford - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
L/Sergt. L. Orlison - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Cpl. F.C. Walton - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Pte A.G. Drake - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Pte G. Barnett - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Pte P. Leatherland - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Sergt. H. Marmont - 10th Bn - Burma
Sergt. T. Wheeler - 10th Bn - Burma
Cpl. E. Cooper - 10th Bn - Burma
Pte A. Crawley - 10th Bn - Burma
Pte G. Hadfield - 10th Bn - Burma
Pte T. Saunders - 10th Bn - Burma
Pte L. Wathen - 10th Bn - Burma (had been recommended for the Victoria Cross)
Pte R.S. Davies - 10th Bn - 22 March 1945 - Burma
4923715 L/Cpl. W.L. Harbron - 2nd Bn - 3 May 1945
WO B.E. Oxtoby, MBE - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
849575 Sergt. R.D. Collins - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Sergt. T.W. Bartlett - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
L/Cpl. A. Stormont - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Pte W.M. Clarke - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Sergt. L.E. Brown - 5th Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Sergt. F. Trinder - 2nd - 1 Jan. 1946
L/Sergt. J. Whelen - 2nd - 1 Jan. 1946

Mentioned in Despatches

Major R.J. Bewell - 26 July 1940 - France
L/Cpl. E. Drawneek - 26 July 1940 - France
Pte F.G. Aston - 26 July 1940 - France
Lieut-Col. G.A.H. Buxton - 5th Bn - 20 Dec. 1940 - France
T/Lieut-Col. F.W. Priestley - 5th Bn - 20 Dec. 1940 - France
Major L.A.W. Lachlan - 20 Dec. 1940 - France
Capt. T.N. Grazebrook - 20 Dec. 1940 - France
Capt. (QM) R.E.D. Brasington - 2nd Bn - 20 Dec. 1940
Capt. P.P.L. Owen - 5th Bn - 20 Dec. 1940 - France
A/Capt. L.C. Hauting - 5th Bn - 20 Dec. 1940
2nd Lieut. L.C. Jenkins - 5th Bn - 20 Dec. 1940
2nd Lieut. J.P. Fane - 2nd Bn - 20 Dec. 1940
A/RSM G.W. Dean - 2nd Bn - 20 Dec. 1940
CSM P.A. Olivier - 20 Dec. 1940
Sergt. W.J. Newman - 20 Dec. 1940
Sergt. F. Greenhough - 2nd Bn - 20 Dec. 1940
Sergt. A. Challis - 20 Dec. 1940
Cpl. A. Liddle - 20 Dec. 1940
L/Cpl. A.J. Smythe - 2nd Bn - 20 Dec. 1940
T/Lieut-Col. B. Temple, MC - 1 April 1941 - Middle East
T/Major R.G.T. Collins - 30 Dec. 1941 - Middle East
T/Lieut-Col. B. Temple, MC - 30 Dec. 1941 - Middle East
T/Lieut-Col. B. Temple, MC - 30 June 1942 - Middle East
T/Lieut-Col. C.E.A. Firth - 30 June 1942 - Middle East
Lieut-Col. C.E.K. Bagot, MC - 1st Bn - 28 Nov. 1942 - Burma
Lieut. (QM) R.F. Grist - 1st Bn - 28 Nov. 1942 - Burma
Sergt. R.T. Loveys - 28 Nov. 1942 - Burma
L/Cpl. C.L. Little - 1st Bn - 28 Nov. 1942 - Burma
T/Lieut-Col. R.G.T. Collins - 8 July 1943 - East Africa
Major J.P. Carne - 8 July 1943 - East Africa
T/Brigadier A.L.W. Newth, CBE, DSO, MC, TD - 16 Sept. 1943 - North Africa
T/Lieut-Col. T.N. Grazebrook - 23 Sept. 1943 - North Africa
T/Major C.H. Summerhayes, MBE -13 Jan. 1944 - Middle East
A/Lieut-Col. J.A. Mackenzie, DSO, MC - 23 March 1944 - Sicily
Capt. C.A. Settle - 6 April 1944 - Middle East
Pte A.F.K. Parker - June 1944 - Escaped P.O.W. (posthumous)
Lieut. J.B. Harman - 22 June 1944
T/Col. A.C. Vicary, DSO, MC - 20 July 1944 - Middle East
T/Lieut-Col. F.G.C. Waldron - 24 August 1944 - Italy
T/Lieut-Col. H.E. Rowe - 24 August 1944 - Italy
T/Brigadier C.E.A. Firth - 11 Jan. 1945 - Italy
Lieut. E. Bradley - 11 Jan. 1945 - Italy
Pte R.V. Price - 11 Jan. 1945 - Italy
Capt. T.S.W. Reeve-Tucker - 2nd Bn - 22 March 1945 - N.W.E.
T/Major C.W.A. Bath - 22 March 1945 - N.W.E.
Major S.F. Crozier - 22 March 1945 - N.W.E.
Capt. B.J.H. Blackman - 22 March 1945 - N.W.E.
Major J.O. Hopper - 2nd Bn - 22 March 1945 - N.W.E.
Capt. G.D. McConnell (RAMC) - 2nd Bn - 22 March 1945 - N.W.E.
CSM F.E. Wright - 2nd Bn - 22 March 1945 - N.W.E.
L/Cpl. R.D. Bradley - 2nd Bn - 22 March 1945 - N.W.E.
T/Major J.P. Bartlett, MBE - 22 March 1945 - N.W.E.
Capt. J. Cumming - 19 July 1945 - Burma
A/Lieut-Col. E.M.B. Gilmore - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
T/Major H.J. Lovett - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
T/Capt. E. Jones - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
T/Capt. H.C.W. Wilson - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
WOI G. Pearce - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
WOII F. Robinson - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Cpl. J.J. Loftus - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Cpl. C.J.F. Waite - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Pte A. Dainty - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Pte W. Parslow - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Pte A.S.J. Tickner - 2nd Bn - 25 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Capt. T.S.W. Reeve-Tucker - 2nd Bn - 22 Oct. 1945 - France 1940
Major G. Wakefield - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Sergt. W. Airey - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Pte K.R. Williams - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Lieut. B. Covin Cohen - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
L/Cpl. J. Furguson - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
L/Cpl. R. Bailey - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Lieut. D. Bicknell - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Sergt. W. Wingrove - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
RSM T. Holden - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Lieut. E.F. Burkhart - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Capt. R.D. French - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Major C.L.C. Roberts - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Capt. P.C. Moore - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Cpl. E. Clifford - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
L/Cpl. J. Warren - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Pte J. Arlett - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
RSM P. Murphy - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
CSM E. Hobbs - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Lieut-Col. H.C.R. Hose - 10th Bn - Burma
Major A.C. Steadman - 10th Bn - Burma
Capt. D.C. Bagworth - 10th Bn - Burma
Capt. J.S. Jones - 10th Bn - Burma
RQMS K. Edmunds - 10th Bn - Burma
Sergt. R. Gunter - 10th Bn - Burma
Sergt. A. Jenner - 10th Bn - Burma
Pte S. Jones - 10th Bn - Burma
Pte A. Osborne - 10th Bn - Burma
Pte E. Freeman - 10th Bn - Burma
T/Major J. Cumming - 5 April 1945 - Burma
T/Major W.J. Gleed - 5 April 1945 - Burma
T/Major S.P. Osmond - 20 August 1946 - Far East
Pte A.J. Bingle - 2nd Bn - 29 August 1946 - France 1940
Pte G. Crooks - 29 August 1946 - France 1940
Pte A.E. Howell - 29 August 1946 - France 1940
T/Major A. Reeve, MBE - 10th Bn - 19 Sept. 1946 - Burma
T/Major J.R. Wonnacott - 10th Bn - 19 Sept. 1946 - Burma
T/Capt. K.K. Hatley - 10th Bn - 19 Sept. 1946 - Burma
T/Capt. F.J. Herbert - 10th Bn - 19 Sept. 1946 - Burma
WO K.W. Edmonds, MBE - 10th Bn - 19 Sept. 1946 - Burma
WO F.W. Ingram - 10th Bn - 19 Sept. 1946 - Burma
WO F.W. Welsh - 10th Bn - 19 Sept. 1946 - Burma
S/Sergt. F.H. Ridout - 10th Bn - 19 Sept. 1946 - Burma
Sergt. R.J. Hill - 10th Bn - 19 Sept. 1946 - Burma
Sergt. J. Rivers - 10th Bn - 19 Sept. 1946 - Burma
Lieut. Pullin - attached 2nd Dorsets - 19 Sept. 1946 - Burma

British Empire Medal

Pte R. Mould - 10 Nov. 1944
Sergt. A. Privett - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Sergt. F. Glennister - 2nd Bn - N.W.E
Sergt. A.W. Grandsen - 24 Jan. 1945 - Paiforce

Territorial Efficiency Decoration

Major H.G. Mason - 5th Bn - 18 Jan. 1944
Capt. H.R. Newman (TARO) - 1 August 1946
Capt. L.A. Olive (TARO) - 1 August 1946
Capt. W.H. Horton, MC - 28 Nov. 1946
Capt. E.F.J.K. Greenaway - 5 Dec. 1946

Territorial Efficiency Medal

Lieut. P.R. Burton, MC - 3rd clasp - 9 Jan. 1947
Lieut. J.D. Stone - 3rd clasp - 9 Jan. 1947
Lieut. D.G.W. Moore - 1st clasp - 21 Feb. 1947
Major L. Harris - 3rd clasp - 6 March 1947
Capt. C.D. Welford - 3rd clasp - 12 August 1947

C-in-C's Certificate

Pte R. Clarke - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Cpl. F. Morris - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Sergt. E. Bevan - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Capt. P.C. Moore - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Cpl. R. Alden - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Sergt. J. Pate - 2nd Bn - July 1944 - N.W.E.
Sergt. S. Crisp - 2nd Bn - July 1944 - N.W.E.
Pte S. Watters - 2nd Bn - July 1944 - N.W.E.
CSM E.W. Trawford - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Sergt. J. Privett - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
L/Cpl. B. Calloway - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Capt. H.H. Holgate - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Sergt. A. Studley - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Sergt. E. Slater - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Pte A. Pearson - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Lieut. J.H.B. Couch - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
CSM S. Tavener - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
C/Sergt. J. Dilley - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Sergt. J.J. Templeman - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Sergt. R. Hale - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Pte E. Castle - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Pte L. Sandercock - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.
Cpl. T. Roberts - 10th - Burma
Pte R. Parrott - 10th - Burma
Pte H. Ind - 10th - Burma
Major D.B. Grist - 1 Jan. 1945 - Middle East
T/Major A.L.W. Soames - 2nd Bn - July 1945 - N.W.E.
Major S. Drinkwater - Jan. 1946

Commendation

Pte S. Edwards - 30 Sept. 1941 - N. Command
RSM Gooding - 21 August 1943 - N. Command
L/Sergt. W. Young - 7th Bn - 1944 - E. Command

United States Legion of Merit

T/Brigadier A.L.W. Newth, CBE, DSO, MC, TD - August 1943
T/Brigadier T.N. Grazebrook, CBE, DSO - 1 June 1945
T/Lieut-Col. J.Y. Baldwin, DSO - 1946
A/Major-General B. Temple, OBE, MC - 20 March 1947

American D.S.C.

Major J.L. Wood - 2nd Bn - N.W.E.

Croix de Guerre

Major R.A. Graham-Smith - 2nd Bn - 1944 - N.W.E.
Major I. Wakefield - 2nd Bn - 1944 - N.W.E.
L/Cpl. R. Abdullah - 2nd Bn - 1944 - N.W.E.

Order of Nichan Iftikhar (French)

T/Brigadier T.N. Grazebrook, CBE, DSO - 1946

Order of Orange Nassau (Dutch)

T/Capt. E.F. Burkart - 12 August 1947

Royal Order of the Phoenix (Greek)

T/Brigadier C.E.A. Firth, CBE, DSO - August 1946 - Middle East