FRANCE

During World War I, the Croix de Guerre was awarded for bravery to military personnel mentioned in dispatches. Recipients of the Légion d'Honneur and Médaille Militaire were automatically entitled to the Croix de Guerre. For subsequent acts of bravery, the recipient was awarded a bronze palm leaf for Army citations, a gold star for Corps citations, a silver star for Division citations or a bronze star for Brigade and Regimental citations:

Field Marshal Vicount Allenby G.C.G., G.C.M.G

Awarded the Croix de Guerre

Major Robert Francis Clennell ALLEN MC                United Services College  1903.2 - 1905.1

Awarded Croix de Guerre

Captain Laurence Gerard BAVIN MC     Haileybury Thomason 1904.3 - 1907.2

  French & Belgian Croix de Guerre

Lieutenant A.E BISHOP Haileybury

Croix de Guerre

Brigadier William Edmund Robarts BLOOD CBE MC       United Services College  & Imperial Service College 1910.2 - 1914.2

Awarded Croix de Guerre WW1

Lieutenant Colonel Charles John BOULTER  OBE MC   Imperial Service College 1932.1 - 1936.2 

Awarded in 1941 while serving with the Punjab Regiment in the Middle East.

Cecil Hubert BOURKE - BORROWES MBE DL    Haileybury Batten 1904.3 - 1908.2

 Croix de Guerre

Major General Geoffrey Francis Herewin BROOKE CB, DSO & Bar, MC     Haileybury Trevelyan 18 97.3 -1901.3

Awarded Croix de Guerre

Ronald Clifton BROOKS OBE MC Haileybury Le Bas 1913.1 - 1917.2

 Croix de Guerre

Colonel Hubert Francis BURKE DSO               Haileybury Le Bas 1894.1 - 1896.3

 Croix de Guerre

A.R Cameron

Croix de Guerre

Brigadier General Harold Eustace CAREY CMG DSO                 United Services College  1882.2 - 1890.3

 Croix de Guerre avec Palmes (France).

Lieutenant Colonel Hugh Watson CHANNER     United Services College 1890.3 - 1893.2

 Croix de Guerre avec Palmes (France).

Lieutenant General Sir Dudley Stuart COLLINS KBE CB DSO & Bar         Haileybury Thomason 1895.1 - 1897.3

Croix de Guerre

General Thomas Astley CUBITT KCB CMG DSO                Haileybury Batten 1884.3 - 1888.2

Croix de Guerre

 

Brigadier General George Arthur DALE CMG    Haileybury Melville 1880.3 - 1883.2

Croix de Guerre with palms(2 medals)

Major-General Meade Edward DENNIS CB CBE DSO MC     Haileybury Hailey 1907.2 - 1911.2

Croix de Guerre

Brigadier General Archibald James Fergusson EDEN CMG DSO        Haileybury Batten 1885.2.1 - 1889.3

 Croix de Guerre 

Lieutenant Colonel Hugh FAIRGRIEVE     Imperial Service College 1936.2 - 1941.2

Awarded Croix de Guerre in 1891 for actions in Korea in 1953.

Michael Gore GILLON     Haileybury Highfield 1932.1 - 1934.3

Served with the French Expeditionary Force - 1st French army Croix de Guerre with Silver Star

General Sir Alexander John GODLEY GCB KCMG     United Services College 1882 .1 -1886.3

 French Croix de Guerre

Lieutenant General Sir Charles Alexander Campbell GODWIN KCB CMG DSO   United Services College  1887.2 - 1890.3

 French Croix de Guerre

 Lieutenant Colonel Alan Douglas GORDON DSO MC Haileybury Edmonstone 1904.2 - 1908.2

 French Croix de Guerre

Brigadier General Arthur Frank Umfreville GREEN CMG DSO       Haileybury Thomason  1890.3 - 1894.3

 French   Croix de Guerre. 

Group Captain Thomas Loel Evelyn Bulkeley GUINNESS OBE Haileybury Lawrence 1920.3 - 1922.2  

Croix de Guerre

Lieutanant Colonel Kingsmill Douglas Hoseadon GWYNN D.S.O. Haileybury Lawrence 1903.2-1906.3 Mentioned in dispatches.

Croix de Guerre

Captain Claude HANKEY  Haileybury Hailey 1901.2 - 1904.2

Croix de Guerre

Thomas Edward HARTE     Haileybury Highfield & Allenby 1935.1 - 1939.2

 French Croix de Guerre

Colonel Gerald Fenwick HASZARD CBE DSC & Bar JP DL RM         Haileybury  Trevelyan 1908.2 - 1911.2

French Croix de Guerre

Lieutenant Colonel Horace Cyril Benjamin HICKLING CBE DSO MC    Haileybury Colvin 1891,3 - 1896.2

French Croix de Guerre

Honorary George Chenexix HILL     Haileybury Hailey 1901.3 - 1904.1

 French Croix de Guerre

Brigadier General The Honourable Alexander Gore Arkwright HORE-RUTHVEN, VC, CB, GCMG, DSO & Bar,  . Earl of GOWRIE & Viscount Ruthven of Canberra    United Services College 1882.2

Croix de Guerre France 

Squadron Leader Arthur Gordon JONES - WILLIAMS MC & Bar     Haileybury Edmonstone 1912.3 - 1915.3

  Croix de Guerre.  Captain Royal Flying Corps Squadrons 29 & 65  He had 11Victories in aerial combat.  

General Sir Walter Mervyn St. George KIRKE GCB CMG DSO JP DL   Haileybury Thomason 1891.1 - 1893.2

  French Croix de Guerre.

Major Francis Cecil LAW DSC RM       Haileybury Bartle Frere 1909.3 - 1911.3

 Croix de Guerre WW1

Major General Reginald Carteret de Mussenden LEATHES CB LVO OBE      Imperial Service College 1923.3 - 1927.3

 Croix de Guerre 1944

Colonel Robert George LEVETT     Imperial Service College 1931.3 - 1936.2 

Awarded 1944 while serving with the North Staffordshire Regiment in France.

Lieutenant Colonel Penton Shakespear LOWIS CMG DSO      United  Services College 1880.2. - 1881.3

 Croix de Guerre 

Major General Lewis Owen LYNE CB DSO Haileybury Trevelyan 1913.2 - 1918.1

 French Croix de Guerre

Commander Stephen Clive LYTTELTON OBE DSC     Haileybury Thomason 1901.3 - 1902.1

 French Croix de Guerre

Lieutenant Colonel Redmond Alexander MACAUSLAND    Haileybury Colvin 1901.3 - 1905.2

Croix de Guerre

Lieutenant Colin John MACKENZIE - GRIEVE MC Haileybury Thomason  1901.3 - 1904.1

 Croix de Guerre  with star. 

Francis John Gabriel MARLEY     Haileybury Trevelyan 1932.3 - 1938.1

During the War his work with the Hadfield Spears Friends Ambulance Unit for the First Free French Division was distinguished and for which service he was awarded the Croix de Guerre with palm in 1945.Sympathetic, smiling, friendly and fluent in French, John was a favourite with patients. He was with the Unit in the Middle East, across North Africa, and in Italy and Alsace. Later he was engaged on relief work in Austria where his fluency in German was particularly useful. Died circa 2001

 Major John Christopher Clapham MAUDE MC     Haileybury Thomason 1934.2 - 1937.2

 Served with the  Maquis. MC. Croix de Guerre.

General Sir Reginald Seaburne MAY KCB KBE CMG DSO     Haileybury Hailey 1893.2 - 1897.2

 French Croix de Guerre,

Commander Alan Doxford McILWRAITH Imperial Service College 1922.3 - 1927.2 Commanding Officer, MGB 609 19th MGB Flotilla .He was awarded French Croix de Guerre  (silver star) for :-"landing French persons on enemy shores 06-07.43" . Mention In Despatches " 13.10.1942 action R-boats Dover Straits 16.08.42." Greek War Cross 3rd class "04.07.1944; salvage of Adrias mined in the Aegean"

Colonel Osbert Cautley MORDAUNT DSO       United Services College  1885.3 - 1886.1

French  Croix de Guerre,

Brigadier James Ingram MUIRHEAD CIE MC     Haileybury Le Bas 1909.2 - 1911.2

Croix de Guerre

Lieutenant Colonel Archibald Digby MURRAY DSO           Haileybury Lawrence 1892.2 - 1896.1

Croix de Guerre

Brigadier General Cyril Eustace PALMER CB, CMG, DSO      United Services College  1885.2 - 1888.2

 Croix de Guerre avec Palmes 

 Lieutenant Colonel Hugh Robert PALMER DSO         United Services College 1876.3. - 1883.3

 Croix de Guerre avec Palmes (France).

 Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Denis PARKIN United Services College 1901.2 - 1904.1

Croix de Guerre France Gold Star

Brigadier Hanbury PAWLE CBE TD DL  Haileybury Highfield 1900.2 - 1903.2

Croix de Guerre

Captain L.N PHILLIPS Haileybury

Duke of Wellington's Regt. Awarded Croix de Guerre 1917.

Croix de Guerre

Major Gilbert PHIPPS  RASC     Haileybury Hailey 1909.3 - 1913.2

Croix de Guerre France WW2

 Air Vice Marshall Geoffrey Arthur Henzell PIDCOCK CB CBE      Haileybury Edmonstone 1911.3 - 1915.2

He was born 6 November 1897.  Son of A. Pidcock. RFC 1916 France 1916 - 1918  Croix de Guerre. Captain He served in Squadrons number :- 1, 44, 60, 73 Victories: 6 Born: 06 November 1897   Died: February 1976. He had victories over (a) Albatros D.III  Riencourt  (b) Fokker DR.I North of  Lamotte (c) Albatros D.V at Lestrem (d) Albatros D.V at Ploegstreet     (e)Albatros D.V near Courcelles  (f) another plane at Thiescourt.  India 1920 . Iraq 1921 - 1923 Air vice Marshall 1944.CBE 1946. CB 1948 . Died 12 February 1976.

 

Major George Morgan RAIKES TD Haileybury Trevelyan 1922.3 - 1925.2

Croix de Guerre.

Lieutenant Colonel Peter Algernon Rodney REYNE  OBE MC    Imperial Service College 1929.3 -1933.3

Croix de Guerre.

Major General Sir Archibald Buchanan RITCHIE KBE CB CMG    United Services College 1879.2 - 1887.3

 Croix de Guerre avec Palmes

Brigadier Michael Richard Lavie ROBINSON OBE TD Haileybury Edmonstone 1922.1 - 1926.2

Awarded Croix de Guerre with palm 

Major Charles Edell SCOTT MC    Haileybury Edmonstone 1908.3 - 1911.2

Croix de Guerre.

Major General Ewen Sinclair-MacLagan CMG CB DSO    United Services College 1880.3 - 1887.1

Croix de Guerre.

Captain George Cecil SLOANE - STANLEY     Haileybury Trevelyan 1905.3 - 1909.3

Croix de Guerre.

Routh Wigham SMEAL    Haileybury Colvin 1909.2 - 1914.2

Friends Ambulance Unit 1914 - 1918. Croix de Guerre.1918

Brigadier General Clifton Inglis STOCKWELL CB CMG DSO            Haileybury Edmonstone 1893.3 - 1897.2

 Croix de Guerre.

Group Captain Peter Erskine VAUGHAN - FOWLER CVO DSO DFC & Bar AFC      Imperial Service College 1936.2 - 1940.1

Awarded Croix de Guerre with palm for Special duties with 161 Lysander Squadron landing SOE agents.

Major Vaughan Spenser VENABLES MC TD    Haileybury Le Bas 1921.2 -1925.2

Croix de Guerre.

Captain Herbert Basil VINCENT RM    Haileybury Thomason 1909.1 - 1914.3

Croix de Guerre.

Major General Cyril Moseley WAGSTAFF CB CMG CIE DSO       United Services College  1887.1 - 1888.1

Croix de Guerre avec palmes

 Lieutenant Colonel Hubert de Lancey WALTERS CMG DSO         United Services College 1882.2 - 1886.2

Croix de Guerre.

General  Sir Alexander Ernest WARDROP Haileybury Highfield 1886.1 - 1888.2

Croix de Guerre.

Brigadier Ernest Peter James WILLIAMS CBE Imperial Service College 1933.3 - 1937.3

 Awarded Croix de Guerre 1943

 Lieutenant Colonel Charles Fleetwood Mant WORSLEY    United Services College 1891.3 - 1897.1

 Croix de Guerre avec palmes

FRANCE LEGION OF HONOUR Ordre Royale de la Légion D'honneur   

premier order of the French republic, created by Napoleon Bonaparte, then first consul, on May 19, 1802, as a general military and civil order of merit conferred without regard to birth or religion provided that anyone admitted swears to uphold liberty and equality.

 

 

Field Marshal Vicount Allenby G.C.G., G.C.M.G

Grand Officier of the Legion of Honour

Brigadier General Robert Byron Drury BLAKENEY C.M.G., D.S.O United Services College 1886-1889

Officier of the Legion of Honour

Air Commodore Lyster Fettiplace BLANDY CB DSO     Haileybury Edmonstone 1888.2 - 1892.2

Croix de Chevalier Legion of Honour  

Air Commodore Ian Malcolm BONHAM - CARTER CB OBE Haileybury Highfield 1896.2 - 1900.3

Chevalier Legion of Honour

Sir Chief Marshall Sir Henry Robert Moore BROOKE -POPHAM GCVO KCB CMG DSO AFC  Haileybury Lawrence 1891.3 - 1896.3

Legion of Honour. 

Ronald Clifton BROOKS OBE MC Haileybury Le Bas 1913.1 - 1917.2

Legion of honour. 

Colonel Charles Michael BROWNE CMG DSO          United Services College 1893.1 - 1895.3

Chevalier of the Legion of honour. 

William Henry BURN - CALLENDER     Haileybury Melville 1905.1 - 1905.3

Chevalier Legion of honour

Major General J CAMPBELL C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O Haileybury

Commander of the Legion of Honour

James Henri CARMICHAEL    Haileybury Bartle Frere 1890.1 - 1893.2

French Citizen born 16 October 1875. Chevalier, Legion of honour. Died January 1956.

Major General Clifford COFFIN, VC, CB, DSO & Bar    Haileybury  Lawrence 1884.1 -1886.2

Officier Legion of honour. 

Brigadier General Frederick Hugh Gordon CUNLIFFE CB CMG     United Services College  1876.1 - 1879.3

Commander Legion of Honour. 

Colonel Arthur Pollard DENE CMG DSO                United Services College  1898.1 - 1898.2

 Officer of Legion of Honour.

Major-General Meade Edward DENNIS CB CBE DSO MC     Haileybury Hailey 1907.2 - 1911.2

Croix d'Officier Legion of honour. 

Colonel Meade James Crosbie DENNIS CB JP DL      Haileybury Edmonstone 1878.1 1881.1

Officer of Legion of Honour

Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Reginald John DRAKE DSO         Haileybury Thomason 1890.1 - 1892.3

 Officer Legion of Honour,

Brigadier General William Rushbrooke EDEN  CMG DSO    Haileybury Batten 1886.2 - 1890.3

Officier  de la Legion d'Honneur. 1917

Brigadier General Stanley Malcolm EDWARDES CB CMG DSO     United Services College 1874.3 - 18

Legion of honour. Great War

Peter Ernest Sandford FAWCETT Haileybury Edmonstone 1936.2 - 1940.3

Officier de l'Ordre du Merite, Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur. Involved in  Liberation Madagascar

Air Commodore James Lloyd FINDLAY CBE MC Imperial Service College 1912.3 - 1914.2

Chevalier Legion of Honour 1917

Captain Robert Brinsley FITZGERALD MC        Haileybury Thomason 1897.1 - 1900.3

 Chevalier Legion of Honour,

Captain Michael Gore GILLON Haileybury Highfield 1932.1 - 1934.3

Served with French 1st Army awarded Legion of Honour with silver star.

General Sir Alexander John GODLEY GCB KCMG     United Services College 1882 .1 -1886.3

Croix de Chevalier Legion of Honour

Hampden Charles GORDON CB     Haileybury Le Bas 1899.1 - 1904.2

Chevalier Legion of Honour,

 Colonel Malcolm David GRAHAM CB CMG CVO Haileybury Edmonstone 1879.3 - 1883.2

Officer Legion of Honour  

Major Philip Percival GRAVES  Haileybury Le Bas 1889.2 - 1895.2

 Legion of Honour 

Brigadier General Arthur Frank Umfreville GREEN CMG DSO       Haileybury Thomason  1890.3 - 1894.3

 Officer Legion of Honour 

Group Captain Thomas Loel Evelyn Bulkeley GUINNESS OBE Haileybury Lawrence 1920.3 - 1922.2

Legion of Honour 

Brigadier George Hyde HARRISON DSO    United Services College 1890.3 - 1894.2

. Chevalier of Legion of Honour France.

Air Commodore George Francis Wheaton HEYCOCK CB DFC JP Haileybury Batten 1923.3 - 1927.3

Commander Legion of honour. 

 Captain Harry Drake HODGKINSON OBE     Haileybury Colvin 1895.1 - 1899.1

Legion of honour. 

Brigadier Alexander Cosby Fishburn JACKSON CVO CBE    Haileybury  Le Bas 1917.3 - 1921.2

Commander Legion of honour. 

General Sir Walter Mervyn St. George KIRKE GCB CMG DSO JP DL   Haileybury Thomason 1891.1 - 1893.2

 Legion of Honour. 

Captain Leonard Needham KNOX Haileybury Batten 1893.1 - 1897.2

Medaille d'Honneur with swords.

Major General Reginald Carteret de Mussenden LEATHES CB LVO OBE      Imperial Service College 1923.3 - 1927.3

 Chevalier Legion of Honour 1944

Major General Lewis Owen LYNE CB DSO     Haileybury Trevelyan 1913.2 - 1918.1

Legion of Honour

Captain William Henry MANN M.C. Haileybury Hailey 1881.3-1885.1

Chevalier of the Legion of Honour

Conwyn MANSELL-JONES, VC CMG DSO     Haileybury College, Batten 1885-1888

Legion of Honour

General Sir Reginald Seaburne MAY KCB KBE CMG DSO     Haileybury Hailey 1893.2 - 1897.2

 Officer of Legion of Honour 

Colonel Richard Pigot MOLESWORTH CMG     United Services College 1882.3 - 1885.1

 Legion of Honour 

Lieutenant Colonel Archibald Digby MURRAY DSO           Haileybury Lawrence 1892.2 - 1896.1

 Croix de Chevalier Legion of Honour 

Sir John Hubert NEWSOM CBE      Imperial Service College 1924.3 - 1928.2

 Officer of Legion of Honour 

Major Lancelot Francis ORDE Haileybury Edmonstone & Lawrence 1873 - 1876.1

Legion of Honour served with Royal Naval Division.

Major General Sir Hugh Whitchurch PERRY KCMG CB CSI   Haileybury Edmonstone 1873.2 - 1879.1

Officer of Legion of Honour 

Brigadier General Charles Gordon PRENDERGAST CB United Services College 1875.2 - 1883.2

Legion of Honour 

Captain Count John de PRET-ROOSE M.C. Haileybury Lawrence 1908.3-1911.2

Chevalier of the Legion of Honour

Brigadier General Arthur Richard Careless SANDERS CMG DSO                  Haileybury Trevelyan 1891.1 - 1893.3

Legion of Honour 1916

Brigadier General Sir Hugh Archie Dundas SIMPSON - BAIKE KCMG CB    United Services College 1884.3 - 1884.3

Legion of Honour 

Air Vice Marshall  Sir Laurence Frank SINCLAIR GC, KCB, CBE, DSO & Bar, Legion of Honour

 Imperial Service College  1924.3 - 1926.2  Legion of Honour 1941

Brigadier General Arthur Hardwicke SPOONER CB CMG DSO & Bar     Haileybury Lawrence  1892.3 - 1899.2

 Legion of Honour,

Group Captain Peter TOWNSEND CVO, DSO, DFC.  Haileybury  Lawrence 1928.1 -1932.2    

Commander of Legion D'Honneur

Captain Francis Eaton TRAVERS  CMG RN   United Services College 1874.3 - 1876.2

Legion of Honour,

Group Captain Peter Erskine VAUGHAN - FOWLER CVO DSO DFC & Bar AFC      Imperial Service College 1936.2 - 1940.1

Awarded Chevalier  for Special duties with 161 Lysander Squadron landing SOE agents.

Sir Cuthbert Sidney WALLACE Bt, KCMG CB FRCS     Haileybury Colvin 1881.3 - 1886.2

 Officer of Legion of Honour 1937. Peace time award for service.

Lieutenant Colonel Richmond Campbell Shakespear WALLER RMLI       Haileybury Edmonstone 1893.2 - 1897.2 

Chevalier, Legion Honour.

General  Sir Alexander Ernest WARDROP Haileybury Highfield 1886.1 - 1888.2

Officer of Legion of Honour

Captain Weir De Lancy Williams KCB, DSO   RA          United Services College 1894.1 - 1895.1

Legion Honour.

Colonel Douglas Vere WILLOUGHBY CBE DSO         Haileybury Batten 18 97.1 -1900.1

 Chevalier, Legion Honour.

 Dudley D'Auvergne WRIGHT FRCS     Haileybury Batten 1881.1 - 18894.2

 Chevalier, Legion Honour. Director of French Military hospital

Sir Edmund WYLDBORE - -SMITH    Haileybury Le Bas 1891.1 - 1894.3Médaille de Bronze du ministère de la Santé Publique la guerre 1914-1918

Commander of Legion D'Honneur

Médaille de Bronze du Ministère de la Santé Publique la Guerre 1914-1918

Dr. Lancelot Raoul LEMPRIERE OBE    Haileybury Colvin 1886.3 - 1891.2

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