Medals & Awards: Bullecourt

22nd-battalionThe following twenty-seven men were awarded for bravery during the 22nd Battalion’s involvement in the fighting during the Second Battle of Bullecourt on 3rd May 1917. In addition 2nd Lieut. Gawler was awarded the Military Cross during the German attack at Lagnicourt on 15th April, that took place between the two Bullecourt battles.

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

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Regt No. Rank Name Init. Award & Citation Battle or Action Date of Battle or Action Date Awarded London Gazette
2nd Lieutenant Gawler F. Military Cross Lagnicourt 15 April 1917 18 June 1917
323 Lance Corporal Aimers W. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
398 Lance Corporal Heffernan J. Mention in Despatches Bullecourt 03 May 1917
520 Corporal O’Neill L.T. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
530 Lance Corporal Young W.J. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
610 Sergeant Hayes J.V. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
636 Private Martin P.V Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 18 July 1917
641 Lance Corporal Moore V.N. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
753 Sergeant Watkins E.F. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
1060 Sergeant Hughes G.C. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
1187 Corporal Tourrier W.A. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
2438 Lance Corporal Tripp G.H.R. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
4162 Sergeant Millar A. Distinguished Conduct Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 16 August 1917
4669 Regt. Sergeant Major Cadwell S. Distinguished Conduct Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 03 October 1918
4670 Private Carroll A. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
4723 Private Hughes W.E. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
4984 Private Bodsworth L. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
5056 Private Merson H.S. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 18 July 1917
5075 Private Penman J.I. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
5660 Private Ross J. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
5691 Private Wilton C.T. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
6080 Private Friend J.C. Military Medal Bullecourt 03 May 1917 09 July 1917
Captain Alderson V.C. Military Cross Bullecourt 03 May 1917 01 January 1918
Lieut. Braithwaite W.M. Military Cross Bullecourt 03 May 1917 18 July 1917
Chaplain Rev Durnford F.H. Military Cross Bullecourt 03 May 1917 04 June 1917
Lieut. Gorman E. Military Cross Bullecourt 03 May 1917 18 July 1917
 

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2nd Lieut.

CSM

L-Cpl

Wicks

Werrett

Riley

S.J.

R.C.

T.W.F

Mention in Despatches

Mention in Despatches

Military Medal

Bullecourt

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Bullecourt

03 May 1917

03 May 1917

03 May 1917

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