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Supplement To The London Gazette Of Friday, the 15th of September, 1916
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OFFICERS RECOMMENDED TO BE NOTED FOR EARLY PROMOTION.

Name Text Ship
Fleet Surgeons
Robert Hill, C.V.O The principal Medical Officer of the Fleet Flagship and on my staff. His excellent organisation and services before and after the action were of great assistance, and contributed much to the well-being of the wounded. IRON DUKE
Arthur Reginald Bankart, C.V.O., M.B., K.H.P Has organised his department for action in a most efficient manner. AGINCOURT
Alexander Maclean, M.B Performed his exhausting duties with the greatest zeal and courage. The medical staff was seriously depleted by casualties. The wounded and dying had to be dressed under very difficult conditions on the mess deck, which was flooded with a foot of water from damaged fire mains. Fleet Surgeon Maclean has suffered considerably since the action from his devotion to duty. LION
Ernest Alfred Penfold, M.B Was in the fore medical distributing station when a heavy shell burst just outside, killing and wounding many. Fleet Surgeon Penfold was himself knocked down and bruised and shaken, but personally assisted in the removal of wounded and afterwards tended the wounded with unremitting skill and devotion for forty hours without rest. His example was invaluable in keeping up the morale of the wounded and of the medical party under very trying conditions BARHAM
Christopher Louis White Bunton, M.B Did good work, being- hard pressed with many sudden casualties of a serious nature. MALAYA
Staff Surgeon.
Arthur Reginald Schofield, M.B For skilful and untiring attention to the wounded SOUTHAMPTON
Temporary Surgeon.
Richard Stocker Carey. For skilful and untiring attention to the wounded. SOUTHAMPTON
Fleet Paymasters
Charles Henry Rowe Has voluntarily undertaken the duties of Rate-keeper in the fore-top, which he has with great zeal trained himself to perform with great efficiency. During the action he was of great assistance to the Fire Control, being cool and accurate in his work. LION
Harold Boxer Pearson. Recommended for good service -
Staff Paymasters.
Herbert Patrick William George Murray (Secretary). Admiral Sir Cecil Burney reports: —Rendered me very valuable personal services as my secretary both during and before the action. His valuable services as my secretary have now extended over a period of ten years. -
Paymasters.
James Meade Loughnan Cusack Recommended for good service in action. -
Harry Sampson Orchard. Recommended for good service in action. -
Assistant Paymasters
Clarence Teasdale-Buckell (Acting Paymaster) Recommended for good service in action -
Geoffrey Thomas Smyth (Secretary) (Acting Paymaster) Commodore Le Mesurier reports:— In charge of coding staff during the action, and has been of great assistance to me in every way as my secretary. -
Harry Ewart Flint (Acting Assistant Paymaster). Recommended for good service in action -

OFFICERS RECOMMENDED FOR PROMOTION.

Name Text Ship
Chief Gunner to Lieutenant.
Alexander Grant. With the greatest zeal and coolness went from magazine to magazine to encourage the crews in maintaining a rapid supply of ammunition, also in taking charge of fire parties under Lieutenant Walker and extinguishing several extensive fires. -
Carpenters to Chief Carpenter
John William Sparks. The captain of " Princess Royal " reports that the indefatigable resource of this officer in dealing with fires and damage throughout the action was in the highest degree admirable and a splendid example to all who saw it. -
Henry Ham. Rendered invaluable service with repair parties, and was conspicuous in directing men until wounded -

OFFICERS RECOMMENDED TO BE NOTED FOR EARLY PROMOTION.

Name Text Ship
Chief Gunners.
Edwin Stanley Norman Recommended for good service in action. -
John Dick Jamieson A most reliable and trustworthy officer of exceptional ability. -
Edward Fox Recommended for good service in action. -
William James Cann This Commissioned Warrant Officer was appointed to H. M.S. " Canada" whilst completing, and has carried out his duties in a most able manner. There have been very few of the difficulties usually experienced in ships designed for foreign powers, and this fact is largely attributable to him. -
Charles Richard Ponton. Recommended for good service in action. -
Harry Hoggett. Recommended for good service in action. -
Joshua Ernest George Chubb Recommended for good service in action. -
Gunners.
William James Newton Recommended for good service in action. -
John Williams. Recommended for good service in action. -