THE ASHTON TERRITORIALS.

THE 9th BATTALION of the MANCHESTER REGIMENT

AWARDS

THE ASHTON TERRITORIALS, 9th BATTALION of the MANCHESTER REGIMENT.

AWARDS 1914 - 1920.

 MILITARY MEDAL.

 

 

 

Pte. 350366 A. ADSHEAD 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 10th April 1918

Sergt. 351206  G.ALLEN 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 19th March 1918.

Pte. 350246 B. ASHWORTH. 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 30th January 1920.

Sergt. 350009 J.ATHERTON 1/9th Bn. MM Gazetted 10th April 1918.

Pte. 341425 L. BARKER 2/9th Bn.  MM Gazetted 14th January 1918.

Pte. 7776 J.BEELEY 9th Bn. M.M Gazetted 14th May 1919.

Sergt. 352346 J.E.M. BLUNT. 2/9th Bn. MM. Gazetted 27th June 1918

Pte. 1160 H. BROADHURST 1/9th Bn. MM. Gazetted 9th July 1917.

Pte. 351061 J. BROWN 9th Bn.  MM Gazetted 30th January 1920.

Pte. 350381 T.H. BYROM. 9th Bn. MM. Gazetted 10th April 1918.

Pte. 350680 H. CHADDERTON 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 23rd April 1918.

Pte. 351932 W. CHADDERTON 1/9th Bn. MM Gazetted 10th April 1918.

Pte. 350511 G. CLAY 1/9th Bn. MM Gazetted 21st August 1917.

Corporal 350303 A. EASTWOOD. 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 18th July 1917.

Pte. 252352 J.C.ECCLES. 2/9th Bn. MM Gazetted 14th January 1918.

L/Cpl. 352619 H.F. FISHER 2/9th MM Gazetted 14th January 1918.

Pte. 22451 W. FLAHERTY.2/9th Bn. MM Gazetted 27th June 1918.

Pte. 351190 G. GALLEY. 2/9th Bn. MM. Gazetted 14th January 1918.

Pte. 351864 H. GARSIDE 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 10th April 1918.

Pte. 35000 W. GASKELL 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 14th May 1919.

Pte. 17358 H. GOUGH 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 14th May 1919.

Pte. 350549 F. GORMAN 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 10th April 1918.

Pte. 62242 A. HALE. 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 14th May 1919.

L/Cpl.44761  A. HALL 9th Bn. MM Gazetted  27th June 1918.

Cpl. 351933 R. HALL 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 27th June 1918.

Sergt. 20226 H. HEALEY 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 14th May 1919.

Pte. 23998 J. HERRON. 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 14th May 1919.

Pte. 350077 A HOLDEN. 1/9th Bn.MM Gazetted  9th July 1917. BAR 28th July 1917.

Pte. 376173 W. HILDITCH 9th Bn. MM Gazetted  27th June 1918.

Sergt. 5653 T. HILL MSM,  9th Bn. MM Gazetted 14th May 1919.

Sergt. 351254 J. HOLLINGWORTH. 2/9th Bn. MM Gazetted  13th March 1918.

Pte. 351400 T. M. HOWARD 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 19th November 1917..

Sergt. 350239 J. HORSFIELD 1/9th Bn. DCM. (Belgium) Croix de Guerre. MM Gazetted  21st October 1918.

Pte. 352994 H.P. JOHNSON 2/9th Bn. MM Gazetted 14th January 1918.

Pte. 350149 J. KINSELLA 9th Bn. MM Gazetted  18th July 1917.

Pte. 375813 J. LONGSON. 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 10th April 1918.

Sergt.350968 H. METCALFE 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 10th April 1918.

Cpl. 350861 R. O’DONNELL. 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 19th March 1918.

Pte. 350365 A. ORTON. 1/9th Bn. MM Gazetted 10th April 1918.

Sergt. 353118 W.J. PARKER 2/9th Bn. MM Gazetted  14th January 1918.

Pte. 351462 F. PEMBERTON 9th Bn. MM Gazetted  10th April 1918.

Cpl. 2146 A. PLATT. 9th Bn. MM Gazetted. 30th January 1920.

L/Cpl. 375041 R. PRICE 9th Bn. MM Gazetted. 10th April 1918.

L/Cpl. 350185 F.RADCLIFFE. 1/9th Bn. MM Gazetted 10th April 1918.

Pte. 350214 T. RADCLIFFE. 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 10th April 1918.

Pte. 351013 J. RHODES 2/9th Bn. MM Gazetted 14th January 1918.

Pte. 377566 W.A.T. RICHARDS 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 14th May 1919.

Pte. 352961 S. SANDERSON 2/9th Bn. MM Gazetted  27th June 1918.

Pte(A/L.Cpl) 352731 A. SCHOFIELD 9th Bn. MM Gazetted  14th May 1919.

Pte. 351762 J. SHELMERDINE. 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 10th April 1918.

Pte. 351043 N. SIMISTER 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 12th June 1918.

L/Sergt. 350590 T. TIPTON 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 10th April 1918.

Pte. 1825 F. TOMKISS. 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 14th May 1919.

Pte. 350587 J. VAUSE 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 10th April 1918.

Pte. 351220 F. WHITE. 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 12th December 1917.

Sergt. 14178 H. WHITEHEAD D.C.M. 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 27th June 1918.

Corp(L.Sgt.) 30356 I. WINTERBOTTOM 9th Bn. MM Gazetted 14th May 1919.

 

 

 

DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL

 

Sgt. 5083 E. AMESBURY. 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 11.3.1920.

Pte. 351801 F. ANDREW. 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 3.9.1918

Cpl. 180 S. BAYLEY. 1/9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 16.11.1915.

Sgt. 2787 W. BEE. 1/9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 17.4.1918.?

Pte. 352520 A. BEECH. 1/9th Bn. DCM Gazetted 6.2.1918.

Pte. 302144 W. BENNETT 1/9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 17.4.1918.

Sgt. 9648 G. COOMBES. 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 2.12.1919.

Pte. (L/Cpl) 32955, formerly Pte. 34181 J. COSTELLO 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 3.9.1918.

Sgt. 17/8501 F. COWMAN. 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 26.1.1918.

L/Cpl. 1531 W. CRAVEN 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 3.3.1917.

L/Cpl. 1792 A. DAVIS 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 21.6.1916.

Sgt. 351023 F. DICKINSON 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 6.2.1918. 

Sgt. 969 H. GRANTHAM 1/9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 15.9.1915.

CSM. 51290 B. GREEN. 1/9th. Bn.DCM Gazetted 3.9.1918.

Sgt. 12337 C.B. GREEN. 1/9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 9.7.1917.

Sgt. 375395 J.W. GREEN, MM. 1/9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 3.10.1918.

CSM 21523 W.B. GREEN. 1/9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 13.2.1917.

Sgt. 1623 J. GREENHALGH 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 21.6.1916.

Sgt. 18594 W.G. GREENOUGH 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 3.3.1917.

Pte. 350202 J. HIBBERT 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 1.5.1918.

Sgt. 350239 J. HORSFIELD. 9th Bn. DCM Gazetted 21.10.1918.

Pte. 350367 A. LATHAM. 9th Bn. DCM Gazetted 1.5.1918. 

Pte. 1083 S. LITTLEFORD 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 21.6.1916.

Cpl. 303001 O.E. LLOYD 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 3.9.1918.

Cpl. 275319 S.E. LOCKETT 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 30.10.1918.

CSM. 19442 J. LUCY 9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 18.6.1917.

Pte. 350714 JOHN MOSS 9th Bn. DCM Gazetted 3.9.1918.

L/Cpl. 2148 S. PEARSON 1/9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 11.3.1916.

Sgt. 7191 T.E. PENNINGTON 1/9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 13.2.1917.

L/Cpl. 2103 T. PICKFORD 1/9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 11.3.1916.

Pte. 37552 A. PIGGOTT 1/9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 26.1.1918.

L/Cpl. 135 G.J. SILVESTER 1/9th Bn. DCM Gazetted 15.9.1915.

CQMS 277186 T.B. SIMONS 1/9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 21.10.1918.

Sgt. 350516 F. THICKETT 1/9th. Bn. DCM Gazetted 1.5.1918.

 

MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL

 

 

Sergt. 53301 J.H. BROWN. 9th.Bn. MSM Gazetted 3rd June 1918.

 

Pte.(A. L/Cpl) 352361 W. DAVIES. 9th.Bn. MSM Gazetted 16th October 1919. 

 

Co.Q.M.S. 350795 J. HOWARD 9th Bn. MSM Gazetted 18th January 1919.

 

Pte. 25074 E.S. JAMES 9th. Bn. MSM Gazetted 3rd June 1919.

Co.Sergt. Maj. 3056 MUNCASTER 9th.Bn. MSM Gazetted 3rd June 1919.

 

Pte. (A.L/Cpl) 352458 R. VARCOE. 9th.Bn. MSM Gazetted 18th January 1919.

 

 

 

MILITARY CROSS.

 

Lieut. THOMAS AINSWORTH. 1/9th Bn. MC Gazetted 1st January 1919 (F&F) BAR Gazetted 2nd April & 10th December 1919 (Briastre 20th Oct).

 

Temp. 2nd. Lieut. JOHN WILLIE BENNETT 20th Bn. attached to the 9th Bn. MC Gazetted 8th March & 4th October 1919. Serain, 8th October 1918.

 

2nd Lieut. PERCIVAL JAMES BRADLEY. 9th Bn. MC Gazetted 26th July 1918.

 

Hon Major. MICHAEL HENRY CONNERY. 9th Bn. MC Gazetted 3rd June 1916. (Gallipoli).

 

Lieut. ARTHUR WILLIAM FIELD CONNERY. 1/9th Bn. MC Gazetted 30th January 1920 (Gallipoli).

 

2nd. Lieut. CHARLES EARSHAM COOKE. 9th Bn. MC Gazetted 2nd February 1916. D of W. 24.5.17.

 

2nd. Lieut. (A/Capt) HENRY COPPOCK ELLIS. 9th Bn. MC Gazetted 26th May 1917.

 

 Lieut. ALFRED GRAY. 1/9th.Bn. MC Gazetted 30th January 1920.

 

T/Capt. WILLIAM STUART HARTLEY 9th Bn.(att. N. Stafford) MC Gazetted 16th September 1918. Died of Wounds.

 

Temp. 2nd Lieut. ALFRED VICTOR HEDGES. 2/9th Bn. MC Gazetted 26th July 1918.

 

2nd Lieut. GEORGE HUNT 9th Bn. MC Gazetted 22nd April 1918.

 

2nd Lieut. HENRY ROWLAND MARTIN 9th Bn. MC Gazetted 26th September 1917 & 9th January 1919.

 

Lieut. SYDNEY NAYLOR 9th Bn. MC Gazetted 3rd June 1918 (Egypt).

 

Lieut. (A/Capt.) GEORGE FREDERICK TILL. 9th Bn. attached to 1/6th. MC Gazetted 1st February 1919. Hindenburg Line 27th Sept. 1918.

 

Capt. DOUGLAS BUCHANAN STEPHENSON 9th Bn. MC Gazetted 22nd April 1918.

 

2nd Lieut. (A.Capt) NORMAN STONES 2/9th Bn. MC Gazetted 26th November 1917 & 6th April 1918.

 

2nd Lieut. (Temp. Capt.) OLIVER JEPSON SUTTON 9th Bn. MC Gazetted 2nd February 1916 (Gallipoli).

 

2nd. Lieut.(T/Lieut) ROBERT WARD DSO. 9th Bn. attached to the Liverpool Regt) MC Gazetted 18th July 1917.

Lieut(A/Capt)   ROBERT WARD DSO. BAR Gazetted 18th February 1918 & 18th July 1918 (Egypt, attached to 21st Bn. Egyptian Army)

Lieut(A/Capt) ROBERT WARD DSO. 2nd BAR  Gazetted 26th July 1918 (Egypt).

 

Capt. OSMOND HORNBY WARNE. 9th Bn. MC Gazetted 3rd June 1919.

 

2nd. Lieut. CYRIL SPENCER WHITEHEAD. 9th Bn. MC Gazetted 26th July 1917.

 

Capt. ARTHUR BENNETT WIGHTMAN. 9th Bn. MC Gazetted 1st January 1918.

 

2nd. Lieut. ROBERT GARSIDE WOOD. 1/9th. MC Gazetted 8th November 1915. (Gallipoli).

 

 

VICTORIA CROSS

 

Lieutenant (Acting Captain) WILLIAM THOMAS FORSHAW. V.C. Gazetted 9th September 1915. (William T. Forshaw's medal is on public display in the Manchester Regiment Museum, Ashton-Under-Lyne).

 

 

 CROIX de GUERRE. Order of Leopold. BELGIUM.

L/Cpl. 351137 ROBERT ANDREW. 9th Bn. Croix de Guerre Gazetted 12th July 1918.

 

CROIX de GUERRE of FRANCE.

Capt. WILLIAM BROWNE BAGSHAW. 9th Bn. Gazetted 29th November 1916.

CSM JAMES HORSFIELD, DCM, MM. 1/9th Bn.

Lieut. ROBERT GARSIDE WOOD. MC. 1/9th Bn. Gazetted 24th February 1916.

 

 

DECORATION MILITAIRE.

Pte. 350208 ROBERT HARTLEY. 2/9th Bn. Gazetted 21st August 1919.

 

 

ORDER OF THE CROWN OF ITALY.

Major RICHARD BOTTOMLEY NOWELL. 9th Bn. Gazetted 29th November 1918.

 

 

 CROSS of KARAGEORGE (with swords).

2218 Act. Regt. Sergt.Maj. JOHN ALEXANDER CHRISTIE. 1/9th Bn. 1st Class. Gazetted October 1916.

 

 

SERBIAN SILVER MEDAL.

Pte. 2231 WILLIAM SHEEKEY. 9th Bn. Gazetted 15th February 1917.

Pte. 1138 JOHN HENRY WOCESTER 9th Bn. Gazetted 27th August 1916.

CQMS 350244 CHARLES ERNEST WOOD. 9th Bn. Gazetted 20th September 1919.

 

 

TERRITORIAL FORCE EFFICIENCY MEDAL.

1793/ 350412 JOHN CAVANAGH (Ended his war service with the 1/5th Battalion)

1462/ 350228 JOHN COOKE.

1552/ 350276 JAMES DOLAN.

370120 HENRY SHIRLEY, 1/9th Battalion. Discharged 31.3.1920,

350709 HAROLD BUTLER SMITH, 2/9th Battalion.