Medals & Awards: 100 Days Offensive

22nd-battalionAlthough the 22nd Battalion was not part of the forward waves in the opening attacks of the 100 Days Offensive on 8th August 1918, during the subsequent pursuit of the German Army to the Hindenburg Line eighty medals and awards were won by men from the battalion. The most notable events during this closing phase of the Great War were the ill-fated attack at Herleville, support at the great 2nd Division victory at Mont St. Quentin and the breaching of the Hindenburg Line defences at Beaurevoir in what was one of the last actions of the AIF during the war.

Click on their awards to read the citation for their individual action.

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Regt No. Rank Surname Init. Award Battle or Action Date of Battle or Action Date Awarded London Gazette
457 L- Sgt Schammer W. Military Medal Herleville 18 August 1918 14 May 1919
1058 Sgt Horman W.J. Military Medal Herleville 18 August 1918 13 March 1919
1936 Pte McAlpine A.J. Military Medal Herleville 18 August 1918 14 May 1919
1942 L- Cpl Oldfield O.W. Military Medal Herleville 18 August 1918
4538 Cpl Schimkovich E. Military Medal Herleville 18 August 1918 14 May 1919
4558 Pte Taylor A.V. Military Medal Herleville 18 August 1918 14 May 1919
4653 Pte Adams E.H. Military Medal Herleville 18 August 1918 14 May 1919
5890 Pte Jane R.F. Military Medal Herleville 18 August 1918 14 May 1919
6273 Cpl O’Farrell J.P. Military Medal Herleville 18 August 1918 14 May 1919
6376 L- Cpl Kaye N.E. Military Medal Herleville 18 August 1918 14 May 1919
1707a Pte McKenzie G.A. Military Medal Herleville 18 August 1918 14 May 1919
1719a Sgt Gilchrist S.C. Military Medal Herleville 18 August 1918 14 May 1919
1807a Sgt Nash W. Disting. Conduct Medal Herleville 18 August 1918 05 December 1918
Lieut. Fulton C.J. Military Cross Herleville 18 August 1918 02 December 1918
Lieut. Thewlis E. Military Cross Herleville 18 August 1918 02 December 1918
646 L- Sgt Moodie W.S.R. Military Medal Dompierre 27 August 1918 17 June 1919
1025 Cpl Cannon W.R. Military Medal Herbecourt 28 August 1918 17 September 1919
5395 Cpl McDonald R. Military Medal Dompierre 28 August 1918 17 June 1919
5431 L- Sgt West C.G. Military Medal Herbecourt 28 August 1918 17 June 1919
Lieut. Howell F. Military Cross Herbecourt 28 August 1918 01 February 1919
4980 Pte Binion A.L. Military Medal Mont St.Quentin 31 August 1918 17 June 1919
2301a Pte Cowan M.W. Military Medal Mont St.Quentin 01 September 1918 17 June 1919
2493 Sgt Batton R.E. Disting. Conduct Medal Mont St.Quentin 02 September 1918 10 January 1920
4357 Pte Baker H.A. Military Medal Mont St.Quentin 02 September 1918 17 June 1919
4669 RSM Cadwell S. Military Medal Mont St.Quentin 02 September 1918 17 June 1919
4799 Cpl West F.S. Military Medal Mont St. Quentin 02 September 1918 17 June 1919
1031 Pte Spokes W.E. Military Medal Mont St.Quentin 03 September 1918 17 June 1919
6273 Cpl O’Farrell J.P. Military Medal with Bar Mont St. Quentin 03 September 1918 23 July 1919
834 Cpl Hayes H.A. Disting. Conduct Medal Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 10 January 1920
1025 Cpl Cannon W.R. Military Medal with Bar Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 20 August 1919
1681 Coy Sgt Mjr Castledine F.R. Belgian Croix de Guerre Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 05 April 1919
1920 Pte Kelly H. Military Medal Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 03 July 1919
4449 L- Sgt Gregory P.T. Disting. Conduct Medal Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 11 March 1920
4791 Pte Stillman J. Military Medal Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 03 July 1919
5539 Pte Adams G.A. Military Medal Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 03 July 1919
5818 Pte Rogan C.G. Military Medal Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 03 July 1919
Lieut. Anderson K.S. Military Cross Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 10 December 1919
Lieut. Burrage G.T. Military Cross Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 10 December 1919
Lieut. Chalmers P.G. Military Cross Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 10 December 1919
Lieut. Proudfoot W.M. Military Cross Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 10 December 1919
Lieut. Smith H. Military Cross Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 10 December 1919
Lieut. Sutherland K. Military Cross Beaurevoir 03 October 1918 10 December 1919
47 L- Sgt Nugent E.R. Disting. Conduct Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 June 1919
181 L- Cpl Kirby F.V. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
443 Pte O’Connor W. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
553 Coy Sgt Mjr Blackmore J Disting. Conduct Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 10 January 1920
646 L- Sgt Moodie W.S.R. Military Medal with Bar Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 20 August 1919
914 Pte Wood A.P. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
936 Pte Warren W. Disting. Conduct Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 10 January 1920
1079 Pte Hill W.P. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 20 August 1919
1114 Sgt Armsden A. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
1159 Cpl Hecker H.L. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
2043 Pte McKenna A. Disting. Conduct Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 10 January 1920
2272 Sgt Day R.W. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
2293 Temp Cpl McMillan K. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
2394 Pte Stephens G.E. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918
2398 Sgt Strachan T.G. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
3809 Pte Callaghan A.B. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
4799 Cpl West F.S. Military Medal with Bar Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 20 August 1919
5056 Pte Merson H.S. Military Medal with Bar Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 23 July 1919
5362 Pte Hanks F.N. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
5551 Pte Benson H.W. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918
5911 Pte Shields J. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
6052 Pte Coleman H.M. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
6093 Pte Hanlon M.J. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
6149 Pte Stevenson R. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
6865 Pte O’Bree J.T. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
1217a L- Cpl Cannard F.J. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
1707a Pte McKenzie G.A. Military Medal with Bar Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 23 July 1919
1719a Sgt Gilchrist S.C. Military Medal with Bar Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 23 July 1919
2012a Pte White A.T. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
2301a Pte Cowan M.W. Disting. Conduct Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 10 January 1920
770a Pte Tuddin W. Military Medal Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 03 July 1919
Lieut. Greene J.P. Military Cross with Bar Beaurevoir 04 October 1918 10 December 1919
690 Sgt Speechley W.G. Disting. Conduct Medal Geneve 07 October 1918 10 January 1920
2335 Pte Hunt O.P. Disting. Conduct Medal Geneve 07 October 1918 11 March 1920
Lieut.-Col Wiltshire A.R.L. Most Distinguished Order of St.Michael and St.George Cross (CMG) Beaurevoir 09 October 1918 03 June 1919
77 Coy QM Sgt Cugley J.F. Meritorious Service Medal 18 January 1919
2365 Cpl Richardson W.C. Meritorious Service Medal 18 January 1919
1004 Sgt King J. Meritorious Service Medal 18 January 1919
1543 Coy QM Sgt Fowler R. Mention in Despatches 11 July 1919
1718 Cpl Gibb P.F. Mention in Despatches 11 July 1919
2105 Sgt Roadknight L.A. Mention in Despatches 11 July 1919
Capt. Miles D.T. Mention in Despatches 11 July 1919
Lieut. Penna R.P. Mention in Despatches Corbie 31 December 1918
Capt. Roth L.C. Mention in Despatches 11 July 1919
Lieut.-Col Wiltshire A.R.L. Mention in Despatches 11 July 1919
Lieut.-Col Wiltshire A.R.L. Mention in Despatches 31 December 1918

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