Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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Essex Yeomanry Officers awarded medals during World War One

Companion of the Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George

Lt Colonel F H D C Whitmore- 1 January 1918

Commander of the Royal Victorian Order

Lt Colonel A H F Greville

Military Cross - MC

Captain E A Ruggles-Brise - 3 July 1915

Captain R G Proby - 1 January 1918

Captain L M Woodhouse - 25 August 1918  (while serving away from Regiment)

Captain A P W Wedd  16 September 1918  (while serving away from Regiment)

Lt E J Sayer - 1 January 1917

Lt J C Chaplin 18 June 1917

Lt W P Batters -28 July 1917  (while serving away from Regiment)

Lt L B Hore - 16 September 1918  (while serving away from Regiment)

Lt C B Prior(Chaplain) - 30 September 1918 (after leaving Regiment)

Lt W P Connolly - 7 November 1918 (after leaving Regiment)

Lt W H Bateman -2 April 1919 (after leaving Regiment)

Lt W A Tuczek - 3 June 1919  (while serving away from Regiment)

2nd Lt A Winter Rose 18 June 1917

2nd Lt A J Cockrill - 16 August 1918  (while serving away from Regiment)

2nd Lt L Solaini - 16 August 1918  (while serving away from Regiment)

2nd Lt W C V Schwier - 26 July 1918

2nd Lt P R Jermyn - 1 February 1919  (while serving away from Regiment)

Military Medal

Lt E Poole - 3 June 1919 (after leaving Regiment)

Distinguished Service Order - DSO

Lt Colonel F H D C Whitmore- 1 January 1917

Major A Buxton - 3 June 1916

Major E Hill - 3 June 1918

Captain E Stork - 18 June 1917

Distinguished Flying Cross

Captain L M Woodhouse MC - 30 October 1918  (while serving away from Regiment)

Croix de Chevalier - Legion of Honour

Major G G Gold - 14 July 1917

Croix de Guerre

Major J A Parker - 15 April 1918

Lt R A  Thomson - 1 May 1918 

Lt D Morgan - 10 October 1918  (while serving away from Regiment)

Order of the Nile 4th Class

Acting Captain M Dudding - 13 January 1920  (while serving away from Regiment)

Territorial Decorations

Lt Colonel F H D C Whitmore - 31 December 1918

Lt Colonel A H F Greville - 31 December 1918

Major G G Gold - 30 May 1919

Major E Hill DSO - 15 July 1919

Major E A Ruggles-Brise 18 August 1919

Major A Buxton DSO - 16 January 1920

 

Mentioned in Despatches

Brig General R B Colvin CB TD - 28 August 1919

Lt Colonel F H D C Whitmore - 29 December 1916, 11 December 1917, 20 December 1918 and 5 July 1919  (last two while serving away from Regiment)

Major A Roddick  - 31 December 1915

Major A Buxton - 31 December 1915 and 3 June 1916

Major J A Parker 15 May 1917

Major E Hill - 3 June 1918

Captain E A Ruggles-Brise - 31 December 1915

Captain R A Thomson - 31 December 1915

Captain E P W Wedd - 4 January 1917 (while serving away from Regiment)

Captain E Stork - 18 June 1917

Captain R Edwards - 28 August 1919

Lt R D Holland - 11 December 1917

Lt F C Meyer - 11 December 1917  (while serving away from Regiment)

Lt G Wear - 20 May 1918

Lt C A Collis - 20 December 1918

Lt S J Tufnell - 20 December 1918  (while serving away from Regiment)

Lt S Day - 5 July 1919  (while serving away from Regiment)

Lt R R Archer - 28 August 1919

Lt F Gingell - 28 August 1919

2nd Lt T F Buxton - 16 June 1916