Croix de Guerre

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Victoria Cross -- Conspicuous Gallantry Medal -- Croix de Guerre -- Distinguished Service Medal -- Mentioned in Despatches
Commendation -- St. George's Cross 4th Class -- St. George's Medal 4th Class -- Medaille Militaire
Jutland Medallion -- Chester Medallion


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The Croix de Guerre was awarded for bravery to military personnel who were mentioned in dispatches. Recipients of the Légion d'Honneur and Médaille Militaire were automatically entitled to the Croix de Guerre.

Admiralty, 15th September, 1916.

The President of the FRENCH REPUBLIC has bestowed the decoration of the Legion of Honour, with the approval of His Majesty the King, on the undermentioned Officers, in recognition of their (general) services during the war:

Croix de Guerre
Rank/Rating
at Jutland
Name Level of Award Ship Comments
Admiral Jellicoe, John Rushworth Grand Croix Iron Duke
Admiral Burney, Cecil Grand Officier Marlborough
Vice-Admiral Beatty, David " Lion
Vice-Admiral Jerram,Thomas Henry Martyn Croix de Commandeur King George V
Vice-Admiral Sturdee, Frederick Charles Doveton " Benbow
Vice-Admiral Madden, Charles Edward " Iron Duke
Rear-Admiral Evan-Thomas, Hugh " Barham
Captain Stanley, Victor Albert Croix d'Officier Erin
Commodore 1st Class Halsey, Lionel " Iron Duke
Captain Fergusson, James Andrew " Thunderer
Captain Green, John Frederick Ernest " New Zealand
Captain Bernard, Vivian Henry Gerald " Neptune
Captain Kiddle, Edward Buxton " Revenge
Captain Bentinck, Rudolf Walter " Lion
Captain Boyle, Algernon Douglas Edward Harry " Malaya
Captain
(Commodore 2nd Class)
Le Mesurier, Charles Edward " Calliope
Captain Doughty, Henry Montagu " Agincourt
Captain Miller, Charles Blois " Nottingham
Captain Leatham, Eustace La Trobe " Cochrane
Captain Edwards, John Douglas " Falmouth
Captain Cameron, John Ewan " Phaeton
Captain D'Aeth, Arthur Cloudesley Shovel Hughes " Minotaur
Captain Leggett, Oliver Elles " Iron Duke
Captain Stirling, Anselan John Buchanan " Faulknor
Commander Dannreuther, Hubert Edward Croix de Chevalier Invincible
Commander Dundas, Harold Victor " Ossory
Commander Stopford, Arthur " King George V
Commander Goldie, Thomas Leigh " King George V
Commander Bigg, Theodore Evelyn Johnstone " Badger
Commander Fremantle, Charles Albert " Badger
Commander Rankin, Norman Hugh " Shannon
Commander Egerton, Wilfrid Allan " Barham
Commander Oldham, Ronald Wolseley " Inflexible
Commander O'Neill, Niell " Iron Duke
Commander Prickett, Cecil Burnaby " Princess Royal
Lieutenant-Commander Sams, Cecil Henry Hulton " Obdurate
Lieutenant-Commander Walker, Baldwin Charles " Neptune
Lieutenant-Commander Nicolson, Erskine Arthur " Falmouth
Lieutenant-Commander Macnamara, Patrick " Tiger
Lieutenant-Commander Arbuthnot, Geoffrey Schomberg " Inconstant
Lieutenant-Commander Fitzherbert, Herbert " Iron Duke
Lieutenant-Commander Smith, Arthur Douglas Wales " New Zealand
Lieutenant Magrane, James Victor Vincent " Blanche
Lieutenant De'Ath, Robert Holmes " Faulknor
Lieutenant Mends, Robert " Warrior
Lieutenant Grenfell, Russell " Revenge
Lieutenant Bush, Athelstan Paul " Spitfire
Lieutenant R.M. Congdon, Charles Hector " Revenge
Engineer-Lieutenant Commander Carter, William Edmund " Garland
Fleet Surgeon Austen, Thomas " St. Vincent
Fleet Surgeon Pead, John Hunter " Minotaur
Fleet Paymaster Sturgess, Richard Ernest Stanley " Iron Duke
Fleet Paymaster Lynes, Charles Edward " King George V
Paymaster Shettle, John Basil " Barham
Assistant Paymaster, R.N.R. Vandervord, Richard Frank " Royalist
London Gazette 25th January 1918
The Croix de Guerre was conferred by the President of the French Republic on the following Officers and men of the Grand Fleet for services rendered in the War at Sea:-
Croix de Guerre
Rank/Rating
at Jutland
Name Level of Award Ship Comments
Vice-Admiral Heath, Herbert Leopold Croix de Commandeur Minotaur
Vice-Admiral Duff, Alexander Ludovic " Superb
Captain Reeves, Edward Croix d'Officier Birkenhead
Captain Scott, Albert Charles " Dublin
Captain Royds, Percy Molyneux Rawson " Canterbury
Commander (N) Le Mottee, Douglas Balfour Croix de Chevalier Princess Royal
Commander Bellairs, Roger Mowbray " Iron Duke
Lieutenant-Commander Hopkins, Sydney " Sparrowhawk
Chief Stoker Pring, William George Croix avec Palmes Warspite
London Gazette 19th February 1918
The Croix de Guerre was conferred by the President of the French Republic on the following Officers of the Grand Fleet for services rendered in the War at Sea:-
Croix de Guerre
Rank/Rating
at Jutland
Name Level of Award Ship Comments
Captain (Commodore 2nd Class) Heaton-Ellis, Edward Henry Fitzhardinge Inflexible