Supplement To The Edinburgh Gazette of Friday, the 29th of December 1916

From Battle of Jutland Crew Lists Project


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Lord Chamberlain's Office,
St. James's Palace, S.W.
1st January, 1917.
The KING has been graciously pleased to give Orders for the following appointment to the Most Honourable Order of the Bath in recognition of the services of the undermentioned Officer as Captain D. of a Destroyer Flotilla during the Battle of Jutland. The appointment to date from the 31st May, 1916 : —
To be an Additional Member of the Military Division of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Honourable Order: —
Captain Anselan John Buchanan Stirling, R.N.

Admiralty, S.W.,
1st January, 1917.
The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following appointments to the Distinguished Service Order and for the award of the Distinguished Service Cross to the undermentioned Officers in recognition of their services in the Battle of Jutland : —

Name Text Ship
To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order
Fleet Surg. Ernest Alfred Penfold, M.B., R.N. Was in the fore medical distributing station when a heavy shell burst just outside, killing and wounding many. He was knocked down, bruised and shaken, but personally assisted in the removal of the wounded and tended them 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, the shell having destroyed instruments, dressings, etc. BARHAM
Cdr. John Coombe Hodgson, R.N. Led Destroyer attack on enemy Battle Cruisers, but, becoming engaged with enemy Destroyers, was unable to get within range. On conclusion of gun attack, in which several hostile Destroyers were sunk and the enemy beaten off, he attacked enemy Battle Fleet and fired four torpedoes under very hot fire of enemy Battleships' secondary armament. His Destroyer was struck and damaged by a shell. MOORSOM
Lieut.-Cdr. Evelyn Claude Ogilvie Thomson, R.N. Senior Officer of a Division of Destroyers, and having defeated the enemy Destroyers, gallantly pressed home attack with torpedoes on enemy Battle Cruisers. PETARD
Capt. Harold Blount, R.M.A Performed excellent service as officer of " Q " Turret on 31st May, as well as in the action off Heligoland in August, 1914, and at the Dogger Bank in January, 1915 NEW ZEALAND
To receive the Distinguished Service Cross
Mr. Francis William Potter, Gunner, R.N. For very important duties during the action, carried out with great coolness and accuracy. IRON DUKE
Mr. Thomas Bazley, Gunner (T), R.N Was of great assistance during action on night of 31st May-lst June. In charge of torpedo armament of ship, and fired at enemy's Battle Fleet during the night with effect. OBEDIENT
The following awards have also been approved for service in the Battle of Jutland :
To receive the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal.
Col. Sergt. Abraham Spooner, R.M.A., No. R.M.A. /4980. Second in command of the Marine detachment of H.M.S. " Warrior." After his guns were no longer required, he showed the greatest gallantry and initiative in rescuing wounded in dense smoke and gas fumes from Marines' mess deck. WARRIOR
Ldg. Sto. Thomas McGovern, O.N.K. 5606 (Dev.). Showed much courage in extinguishing a large fire, which could only be reached through a shell hole surrounded by intense heat, fumes and smoke. His behaviour was highly commendable. LION
Name Official Number Ship
To receive the Distinguished Service Medal.
C.E.R.A., 1 Cl., Frank Dymond, O.N. 268895. 268895 TEMERAIRE
C.E.R.A., 1 Cl., Herbert Neal, O.N. 268656 (Dev.).- 268656 COLLINGWOOD
C.E.R.A., 2 Cl., William Ford, O.N. 347366 (Dev.). 347366 MARLBOROUGH
C.E.R.A., 2 Cl., Robert Charles Lees, O.N. 270022 (Po.). 270022 BARHAM
C.P.O. William Henry Palmer, O.N. 159159 (Dev.). 159159 COLOSSUS
Ch. Sto. Frederick Aldred, O.N. 296182 (Po.). 296182 SOUTHAMPTON
Ship's Std. Arthur James Litton, O.N. 158887 (Dev.). 158887 AJAX
Col. Sergt. Leonard Daw Roberts, R.M.L.I., No. Po./10345. Po./10345 SUPERB
Sergt. Harry Richard Lucas, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./8139. R.M.A./8139 MINOTAUR
Ch. Yeo. Sigs. George Whitby, O.N. 182090 (Ch.). 182090 IRON DUKE
P.O. William Henry Hoyle, O.N. 231577 (Dev.). 231577 NARWHAL
P.O. Tomson Matthews, O.N. 194798 (Dev.). 194798 LION
P.O., 1 Cl., Edward Charles Street, O.N. 190782 (Po.). 190782 SPITFIRE
Sto. P.O. George Parmenter, O.N. 231316 (Ch.). 231316 BLANCHE
S.B.S. Charles Robert Allwright, O.N. 351201 (Ch.). 351201 CHESTER
E.R.A., 3 Cl., Edward Frank Roser, O.N.M, 2331 (Po.). M2331 BROKE
Sto., 1 Cl., Patrick Walsh, O.N. 307219 (Po.), 307219 MALAYA
A.B. Hubert Samuel Bevis, O.N 214513 (Po.). 214513 PRINCESS ROYAL
Off. Std., 2 Cl., Frank Pook, O.N. 364787 (Dev.). 364787 ONSLOW
Musician Arthur George Sylvester Flippence, R.M., No. R.M.B./1240. R.M.B./1240 KING GEORGE V

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The following Officers and Men are Commended for their services in the Battle of Jutland : —

Name Official Number Ship
Eng. Capt. Archie Russell Emdin, R.N. BARHAM
Cdr. Guy Plantagenet Bigg-Wither, R.N. BENBOW
Cdr. Wilfred Frankland French, R.N. CENTURION
Fit. Payr. Harold Rodham, R.N. PRINCESS ROYAL
Fit. Lieut.-Cdr. Sydney Hopkins, R.N. SPARROWHAWK
Payr. John Duncan Macaulay Cavanagh, R.N. SUPERB
Lieut, the Hon. Charles Alexander Colville, R.N. BARHAM
Asst. Payr. Harold Charles Frederick Foot, R.N COLOSSUS
C.P.O.'John Coleman, O.N. 181335 (Dev.). 181335 BENBOW
Ch. Shipwt. Arthur Edward Foster, O.N. 340426 (Po.). 340426 KING GEORGE V
Ch. Yeo. Sigs.. Oscar Charlton Cox, O.N. 169907 (Ch.). 169907 VANGUARD
Fit. C.E.R.A., 1 Cl., Frederick Charles Selway, O.N. 268407 (Ch.).
Act. C.E.R.A., 2 CL, Archibald Frank Taminadge, O.N. 271180. 271180 SOUTHAMPTON
P.O. Ernest Southcott, O.N. 190561 (Dev.). 190561 LION
P.O. William Henry Winsor, O.N. 193243 (Dev.). 193243 AJAX
Sto. P.O. Henry Ernest Woodland, O.N. 297947 (Po.). 297947 ONSLOW
Sto. P.O. George French, O.N. 307175 (Po.). 307175 ONSLOW
P.O. Teleg. Neil MacLeod, O.N. J3157 (Dev.). J3157 AJAX
E.R.A., 2 Cl., John Friend Kellaway, O.N. 272299 (Po.). 272299 IRON DUKE
E.R.A., 2 Cl., George Henry Langmead, O.N. 272045 (Dev.). 272045 VALIANT
E.R.A., 3 Cl., Henry Cameron Booth, O.N. 271921 (Ch.). 271921 SHANNON
Ship's Corpl., 1 Cl., Samuel Edwin Wills, O.N. 165530 (Dev.). 165530 DUBLIN
S.B.S. Lyonel Ivo Percy Sabin, O.N. 357196 (Po.). 351196 PRINCESS ROYAL
Sig. Montague Charles Chandor, O.N. J20420 (Po.). J20420 COLOSSUS
Corpl. Alfred Phipps, R.M.L.I., No. Po./9469. 9469 MALAYA
Ldg. Cook's Mate George Edwin Sparks, O.N. 365614 (Po.). 365614 BROKE
Gnr. Charles Beard, R.M.A., No. R.M.A./11678. 11678 LION
Off. Std., 1 Cl., John Spiteri, O.N. 165276. 165276 WARRIOR
Off. Std., 3 Cl., Albert Batty, O.N. L7183 (Dev.). L7183 COLOSSUS

The name of Leading Stoker Ellis James Hignett, O.N. K8919, which appeared in the list of men awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for services in the Battle of Jutland, on page 9087 of the Second Supplement to the London Gazette of the 15th September, 1916]], should read : —
Stoker Thomas Henry Hignett, R.N.R., O.N. 1255. S.