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1914-1918 Gloucester Rugby "#ThankYou100"
Citations commemorating the armistice at the end of the Great War
1916 - An Excerpt from the Fifth Gloucester Gazette - Military Honours.
Military record of the 1913-14 Gloucester XV.
A list of Gloucester RFC Gallantry & Military Medal Winners
We are aware that the 18 Gloucester players listed below were awarded the honours shown alongside their names, and we ...
Alexander Henry Tudor Lewis, Military Cross (M.C.) and Bar
Military Highlights: During World War 1 Alexander Lewis served initially as a Lance-Corporal with the Gloucestershire Regiment in France. After being ...
Arthur Saunders, 1891 – 1916, Military Medal (MM) 1916
Arthur Sauders, second row/back row forward, was awarded the Military Medal (MM) for ‘bravery in the field’ at La Boisselle on 3 July 1916.
Charles Cook, 1887 – 1959, Military Medal (MM) 1917
Charles Cook, Gloucester full back, was awarded the Military Medal for ‘bravery in the field’ during the Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) on 16 August 1917.
Charles Winston A'Bear, 1916-1985 Military Medal (M.M.)
Military Medal (M.M.)
Christopher Champain "Kit" Tanner, 1909-1941, Albert Medal (A.M.), Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (R.N.V.R)
Military/Naval Highlights: The following is the citation, published in the London Gazette edition dated 28th April 1942 (page 1849), for the ...
Cornelius Asgill Shaw Carleton, 1884-1964, Distinguished Service Order (DSO) and Mentioned in Despatches (4 times)
Cornelius Carleton was born in Newnham in 1884, the son of the local doctor. He was educated at the Crypt ...
Frank Moxon Stout, 1877-1926, Military Cross (M.C.)
Military Highlights: With the outbreak of World War I, Frank Stout joined the British Army and was posted to the 20th ...
Henry "Harry" Berry, 1883-1915, Queen's South Africa Medal.
Military Highlights: Corporal Henry Berry of the Gloucestershire Regiment was entitled to the Queen’s South Africa Medal with two clasps for ...
Henry “Harry” William Lane, 1884-1918, Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
Henry “Harry” Lane was born in South Hamlet, Gloucester in 1884. After finishing school, Henry worked initially as a Labourer ...
Percy Wyfold Stout, Died 1937, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O)
Military Highlights: In September 1914, Percy and his brother Frank (see separate entry) were both promoted to acting Second Lieutenant. During ...
Peter Cotton Hordern, 1907-1988, Air Force Cross (AFC)
Military Highlights: Peter Hordern, brother of stage, TV and film actor Sir Michael Hordern, won the Air Force Cross (AFC) for ...