A list of Gloucester RFC Gallantry & Military Medal Winners

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 have details on 11 of the players in the list.   We are researching details of the other 7 players in consultation with Martin & Teresa Davies – co-author the books “For Club, King and Country” and “They Played for Gloucester and Fought for their Country” – and will add the more detailed information when we have it.

Charles Winston A’Bear, 1916-1985   Military Medal (M.M.)

Albert E. Barnes, Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.) 1918

Hubert Barnes, Military Medal (M.M.) 1917

Henry “Harry” Berry, 1883-1915, Queen’s South Africa Medal.

Cornelius Asgill Shaw Carleton, 1884-1964, Distinguished Service Order (DSO) and Mentioned in Despatches (4 times)

Gilbert Collett, Distingished Service Order (D.S.O.) 1918
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) (three times)

Charles Cook, 1887 – 1959, Military Medal (MM) 1917

William Egerton, Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) 1918

Nigel Gidney, Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) 1941, 1942

Peter Cotton Hordern, 1907-1988, Air Force Cross (AFC)

Henry “Harry” William Lane, 1884-1918, Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)

Alexander Henry Tudor Lewis, Military Cross (M.C.) and Bar

Grahame Parker, Officer of the Order of the British Empire [Military] (OBE) 1945

Arthur Saunders, Military Medal (M.M.) 1916

Frank Moxon Stout, 1877-1926, Military Cross (M.C.)

Percy Wyfold Stout, Died 1937, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O)

Christopher Champain “Kit” Tanner, 1909-1941, Albert Medal (A.M.), Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (R.N.V.R)

William Washbourne, Military Medal (M.M.) 1916