Medals & Awards: Ypres

22nd-battalionThe following forty-six men were awarded for bravery during the 22nd Battalion’s involvement in the fighting around Ypres, particularly in the attack at Broodseinde in October 1917, as part of the British 3rd Ypres or Passchendaele campaign. Three men were also awarded when the 22nd Battalion were manning the front line in the La Basse Ville sector during the Winter 1917/1918.

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

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Regt No. Rank Surname Init. Award & Citation Battle or Action Date of Battle or Action Date Awarded London Gazette
3957 Pte Walkerden R. Military Medal Westhoek 16 September 1917 12 December 1917
2272 Sgt. Day R.W. Disting. Conduct Medal Westhoek 17 September 1917 06 February 1918
1727 L-Cpl Rutter W.G. Military Medal Westhoek 20 September 1917 12 December 1917
1053 Cpl Frowd H.G. Military Medal Westhoek 22 September 1917 12 December 1917
Capt. Millar T. Military Cross Broodseinde 01 October 1917 03 June 1918
Capt. Stewart I.P. Military Cross with Bar Broodseinde 03 October 1917 26 November 1917
123 Sgt. Bregenzer E.R. Disting. Conduct Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 26 November 1917
160 Pte Gorman T. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
285 Pte Williams P. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
603 Sgt. Good L.G.A Disting. Conduct Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 26 November 1917
680 Sgt. Rowden T.F. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
989 L-Cpl Horan F. Disting. Conduct Medal with Bar Broodseinde 04 October 1917 26 November 1917
1077 Pte Illett R. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
1120 Pte Beggs L. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
1161 Cpl Johns J.H. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
1544 Sgt. Fraser W.D. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
1644 L-Cpl Marum A.W. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
2347 L-Cpl McFarlane J.C. Disting. Conduct Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 06 February 1918
3803 Pte Cadman A.L. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
4131 Sgt. Harris W.C. Disting. Conduct Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 06 February 1918
4437 L-Cpl Fry C.R. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
4447 Pte Green G. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
4490 Pte Matthews W.F. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
4669 Regt Sgt Major Cadwell S. Belgian Croix de Guerre Broodseinde 04 October 1917 12 July 1918
4710 Pte Gilchrist P.J. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
5117 Pte Layburn W.J.A. Military Medal Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
5691 Pte Wilton C.T. Military Medal with Bar Broodseinde 04 October 1917 14 January 1918
Major Craig W.B. Disting. Service Order Broodseinde 04 October 1917 06 April 1918
Capt. Davis E.A. Military Cross Broodseinde 04 October 1917 06 April 1918
2nd Lieut. Kohn J. Military Cross Broodseinde 04 October 1917 06 April 1918
Capt. Rodda H.C. Military Cross Broodseinde 04 October 1917 06 April 1918
6055 Pte Crawford L. Military Medal Broodseinde 05 October 1917 14 January 1918
967 Pte Lindsay F. Military Medal Broodseinde 07 October 1917 14 January 1918
1146 Pte Hewitsen J.J. Military Medal Broodseinde 09 October 1917 14 January 1918
1627 Sgt. Trewartha C.L. Military Medal Broodseinde 09 October 1917 14 January 1918
2176 Cpl Moore C.R. Military Medal Broodseinde 09 October 1917 14 January 1918
2260 L-Cpl Baker R.S. Military Medal Broodseinde 09 October 1917 14 January 1918
2460 Pte Bain D. Military Medal Broodseinde 09 October 1917 14 January 1918
4361 Pte Barnes H.L. Military Medal Broodseinde 09 October 1917 14 January 1918
4983 L-Sgt. Blatchford C. Military Medal Broodseinde 09 October 1917 07 October 1918
5919 L-Cpl Tytler S.J. Military Medal Broodseinde 09 October 1917 14 January 1918
6044 Pte Brodie L.A. Belgian Croix de Guerre Broodseinde 09 October 1917 12 July 1918
6165 Pte Varrie W. Military Medal Broodseinde 09 October 1917 14 January 1918
2884A Pte Holloway G.H.B. Military Medal Broodseinde 09 October 1917 14 January 1918
Capt. Bunning W.H. Military Cross Broodseinde 09 October 1917 06 April 1918
Lieut.-Colonel Wiltshire A.R.L. Disting. Service Order Broodseinde 09 October 1917 03 June 1919
342 Coy Sgt Major Carter T.S. Disting. Conduct Medal La Basse Ville 18 January 1918 03 June 1918
117 Cpl Binns L.T. Military Medal La Basse Ville 25 March 1918 12 June 1918
6862 Pte McKenzie P. Military Medal La Basse Ville 25 March 1918 12 June 1918


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