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......................................TTHE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL


Awarded to men of rank N.C.O.'s of rank Sergeant or above, for distinguished or meritorious service. An annuity was paid with the award of the medal and so the issue was limited.During World War One 'Immediate' M.S.M.' were awarded, without an annuity.

M.S.M's to the Glosters

Rank / Name..................................AAwarded...Annuity.......Regt.........................................Note

Colour Sergeant J. ADAMS ............1915........10........28th Foot..............Died c. 1918

A/Sergeant Major W. AVERIES.......1953................. ......2nd Glos...............Awarded DCM and LSGC also

Q.M. Sergeant E. BARTON..............1921.. .......10......................................Pensioned 1899 died 1930

Q.M. Sergeant William BURGESS .1894.........10.........28th Foot.............Died 1901

Colour Serg. J. W. CABURN............1948......................................................Awarded LSGC 1903

Colour Serg. Patrick CARROLL......1899.........10.........2nd Glos...............Died 1902

Colour Serg. G. CASS......................1918........................28th Foot..............Died 1919

W.O. II A. CHURCH...........................1953........................1st Glos................Serving at time of award

Colour Serg. R. H. COLLINS............1908........10..........28th Foot.............Died 1915

Sergeant Patrick DENAHY...............1905..... ..10.........2nd Glos...............Died 1908

Sergeant Hugh DIAMOND................1855........10.........61st Foot..............Died 1868

Serg Major William DOWLER ........1850.......15..........61st Foot...............Served Punjab & Mutiny. Died1872

Colour Serg. J. E. FLAHERTY ........1946.......................................................LSGC 1903

Sergeant John FLAHERTY..............1914........10..........2nd Glos...............Died 1916

Colour Serg. J. M. GARBUTT..........1935.......................................................LSGC 1902

Colour Serg. John GLENDAY..........1866........15..........61st Foot ............Punjab & Mutiny. LSGC 1860 D.1893

Sergeant Thomas GORDON...........1905........5............1st Glos... ............Annuity paid by Indian Govt.

Serg Drummer W. GREENWOOD .1932......................................................Pensioned 1928. Died 1935

Colour Serg. Peter GUERIN.............1906.......5............2nd Glos. .............Died1906.

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