2nd Sept 1918: Sgt Batton & RSM Cadwell both receive third gallantry award

Eight men from the 22nd Battalion were awarded for their gallantry during the support to the Australian 2nd Division attack at Mont St. Quentin.  Included within this group were Sgt Batton of the 5th Reinforcements who received a Distinguished Conduct Medal to add to his Military Medal and Bar, and RSM Cadwell a Military Medal to his Distinguished Conduct Medal and Belgian Croix de Guerre making them, along with Lieut-Col. Wiltshire, the most decorated men in the 22nd Battalion during the Great War.

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