Posted 19 January 2010 - 07:56 pm
He was in good company
Field-Marshal The Right Honourable John Denton Pinksfcone, Viscount French, K.P.,
G.C.B., O.M., G.C.V.O., K.C.M.G., Colcael,
Hussars and Irish Guards, and Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Irish Regiment.
Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, K.T., G.C.B.,…
16104 (Serjeant William Joseph Blood, M.M., llth Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment (Manchester).
45068 Serjeant Stanley Victor Cordis, M.M., I/1st Surrey Yeomanry (Guildford, Surrey).
72217 Serjeant Henry Harry Desmond, Royal Field Artillery(E. Dulwich, S.E.).
Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (Swindon).
600 -Serjeant -Thomas Edward Matthews, M.M.; 10th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment (Exmouth).
13913 Serjeant William .Frank Baylor, M.M.. 7th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment (Bow.).
9119 Serjeant (now 2nd Lieutenant) Alfred Tuffield, 1st -Battalion, .Royal Scots Regiment (Rochester).
4439 Sepoy Atma Singh, Sikhs, Indian Army.
68 Company Serjeant-Major Ralph Bale, Somersetshire Light Infantry.
8917 Acting Serjeant Frank Bell, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.
27807 Gunner Benjamin Bligh, Royal Horse Artillery.
3167 Havildar Chandar Singh, Sappers and Miners, Indian Army.
Quarter-Master-Serjeant William Oliver Chignell, Divisional Signal Company (late No. 50189 Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery).
2/9238 Acting Serjeant Michael Cunningham, East Lancashire Regiment.
1/11220 Private James Henry Fynn, South Wales Borderers.
Serjeant Gilbert Grier, Supply and Transport Corps, Indian Army (formerly No. 9339,
North Staffordshire Regiment).
2379 Serjeant George Edwin Horwood, Somersetshire Light Infantry.
22555 Serjeant William House, Gloucestershire Regiment.
32155 Gunner Arthur Bertram Hunnings,.Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.
3668 Daffadar Indar Singh, Lancers, Indian Army.
30 Acting Serjeant-Major William Jones, Royal Flying Corps.
2055 Lanoe-Daffadar Kazan Singh, Cavalry,.Indian Army.
1443 Lance-Naik Kesar Singh, Punjabis,.Indian Army.
S/3342 Serjeant John Lees, Royal Highlanders.
4474 Corporal A. MacPherson, Bangalore Rifle-Volunteers.
344 Serjeant George Henry Maggs, Somersetshire Light Infantry.
1740 Havildar Mangal Singh, Pioneers,. Indian Army.
1993 Serjeant George "Mitchell, Royal Highlanders.
927 Naik, Nand Singh, Pioneers, Indian Army.
2047 Corporal Charles O'Brien, Manchester Regiment.
14529 Private George Phillips1, North Staffordshire Regiment.
29 Colour-Havildar Plaru, Punjabis, Indian Army.
Sub-Assistant Burgeon Hawaii Singh., Indian Subordinate Medical Department (a'ttd.
2461 Havildar Sanwal Ram, Grenadiers, Indian Ariny.
764 Naik Sawan Singh,. Sappers and Miners, Indian Army.
1282 Havildar iSobha Singh, Punjabis, Indian Army.
20 2nd Corporal Harry Tutty, Signal Company (No. 9570, North Staffordshire Regiment).
12688 Hayildar Ujala, Light Infantry, Indian Army.
Assistant Surgeon George Tresham Wrafter, Indian Subordinate Medical Department.
13197 Serjeant Edward Bryan, Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
6/485 Company Serjeant-Major Patrick Daughan, Leinster Regiment.
9103 Private William Martin, Connaught Rangers.
5034 Private Mark McDonnell, Connaught Rangers (now 43180, Royal Inniskilling Fus)
6818 Rifleman (acting Serjeant) Thomas Baker, King's Royal Rifle Corps (Crewton,
13788 Corporal Albert Bayley, Royal Lancaster Regiment (Cannock).
10511 Private (acting Lance-Corporal) Albert Edward Bierton, York and Lancaster Regiment (Parkgate, Rotherham).
8127 Private. Willia, Combie, Cameron Highlanders (Edinburgh).
30010 Company Serjeant-Major Harry Crutch, Royal Berkshire Regiment (Farncombe, Surrey).
82240 Corporal Leonard -Starling Daynes, Royal Engineers (Norwich).
65147 Corporal Oscar Pinti Giovanni Fiori, Royal Army Medical Corps (Newbury).
45588 Private Sydney Fone, Yeomanry (New Southgate, N.).
8905 Private James Fox, Shropshire Light Infantry (E. Barnet). .
315916 Private William MacLeod, Royal Highlanders (Lochinver, Sutherlandshire).
32746 Acting Corporal Jack Nicholls, Machine Gun Corps (Marlow).
54022 Private Ivan Edgar Phillips, Machine Gun Corps (Ipswich).
8301 Serjeant Albert Victor Ratcliffe, Suffolk Regiment (Ipswich).
7906 Lance-Cbrporal Ellis Slack, Manchester Regiment (LongsigEB, Manchester).
T/1156 Armament Staff Serjeant Herbert Sladdin, Army Ordnance Corps (Hull).
76044 Serjeant Frank Tarrey, Yeomanry (Derby).
32726 Acting Serjeant Donald Alexander Urquhart, Machine Gun Corps (Inverness).
50417 Corporal (acting Serjeant) Percy William Wilsden, Royal Field Artillery