Deeds That Thrill The Empire, Volume II

CONTENTS OF VOL. II. LETTERPRESS. PAGE How A c t in g - C o r p o r a l J o h n H e n r y D r e w W il lia m s , o f t h e R o y a l E n g in e e r s , w o n t h e D .C .M . n e a r W y t s c h a e t e 2 0 0 How S e c o n d - L ie u t e n a n t H e n r y M o r r a n t S t a n f o r d , o f t h e R o y a l F i e l d A r t i l l e r y , w o n t h e M i l i t a r y C ro s s a t N e u v e C h a p e l le ....... 2 0 4 How C a p t a in D u f f , o f H .M .S . “ B ir m in g h a m ,” s a n k t h e G e r m a n S u b m a r in e U 15 . . . . . 206 Plow M a j o r B o r r e t t , o f t h e 2 n d B a t t a l io n K.O.R. L a n ­ c a s t e r R e g im e n t , w o n t h e D.S.O. a t Z il l e b e k e , o n F e b r u a r y 18 t h , 1915 . ...............................................................212 How L ie u t e n a n t -Co m m a n d e r E. C. C o o k s o n w o n t h e D .S .O . a n d V .C . in M e s o p o t a m ia ..... 214 How A c t in g -Se r g e a n t W il l ia m F is h e r , o f t h e 4t h M i d d l e ­ s e x , WON THE D .C .M . AT W OLVERGHEM, AND SUBSEQUENTLY a C la s p t o h is D . C . M . ...............................................................222 How M a j o r G e o r g e J a m e s C h r is t ie , o f t h e 9t h A r g y l l a n d S u t h e r l a n d H ig h l a n d e r s (T .F .), w o n t h e D.S.O. a t t h e S e c o n d B a t t l e o f Y p r e s .................................................. 220 How T r u m p e te r W a l d r o n , o f t h e R o y a l F ie l d A r t il ­ l e r y , w o n t h e D .C .M . a t Le C a t e a u .... 234 How P r iv a t e J a m e s W il l ia m C o l l in s , o f t h e 1st B a t t a l io n L e in s t e r R e g im e n t , w o n t h e D .C .M . a t S t . E l o i . . 239 How P r iv a t e T h o m a s N e w c o m b e , o f t h e 3 r d B a t t a l io n L e ic e s t e r s h ir e R e g im e n t (a t t a c h e d 2 n d B a t t a l io n ), w o n t h e D .C .M . n e a r R ic h e b o u r g L’Avourj . . 240 How P r iv a t e J a c o b R iv e r s , o f t h e 1 st S h e r w o o d F o r e s t e r s (N o t t s a n d D e r b y s h ir e R e g im e n t ), w o n t h e V .C . a t N e u v e C h a p e l l e .................................................. 242 How C a p t a in H e r b e r t D a v ie s , o f t h e 1/8t h B a t t a l io n R o y a l W a r w ic k s h ir e (T. F .) R e g im e n t , w o n t h e M il it a r y C r o s s . . . .. . . . 246 How F l ig h t -Lie u t e n a n t W . H . D . A c l a n d , o f t h e R o y a l 1s t D e v o n Y e o m a n r y a n d t h e R o y a l F l y in g C o r p s , w o n t h e M il it a r y C r o s s a t P o e l c a p e l l e . . . 257 How G u n n e r G e o r g e L e o n a r d P o n d , o f t h e R o y a l F ie l d A r t il l e r y , w o n t h e D .C .M . a t t h e B a t t l e o f t h e A is n e ................................................................................................................. 258 T h e F ir s t o f t h e C o m m e r c e R a id e r s (S in k in g o f t h e “ K a is e r W il h e l m d e r G r o s s e ” ) . . . . . 262 How L ie u t e n a n t J o h n H e n r y S t e p h e n D im m e r , o f t h e 2n d B a t t a l io n K in g ’s R o y a l R if l e C o r p s , w o n t h e V .C . a t K l e in Z i l l e b e k e ...... 270 How L a n c e -Co r p o r a l A l b e r t J o y n s o n , o f t h e 1s t B a t­ t a l io n N o r t h u m b e r l a n d F u s il ie r s , w o n t h e D.C.M. a t H o o g e .................................................................................................... 273 How P r iv a t e Ch a r l e s G u d g e o n , o f t h e 1st B a t t a l io n N o r t h a m p t o n s h ir e R e g im e n t , w o n t h e D.C.M. a t Y p r e s . . . . . . . . . 278 How S e r g e a n t A l f r e d B u l l , o f t h e 2n d B a t t a l io n E a s t S u r r e y R e g im e n t , w o n t h e D.C.M. a t S t a n b r o e k M o l e n .................................................................................................... 280 p a g e How P r iv a t e H e n r y D e v e n is h S k in n e r , o f t h e 14t h S o u t h O t a g o R e g im e n t , N.Z.R., w o n t h e D.C.M. a t C h u n u k B a ir , G a l l i p o l i ...............................................................281 How C o r p o r a l J o h n W il l ia m W in d e l l , o f t h e 2 n d B at­ t a l io n S o u t h L a n c a s h ir e R e g im e n t , w o n t h e D .C .M . n e a r N e u v e C h a p e l l e ....... 290 How N a ik S a r A m ir, o f t h e 129t h D u k e o f C o n n a u g h t ’s O w n B a l u c h is , w o n t h e I n d i a n O r d e r o f M e r i t (2n d C l a s s ), a t H o l l e b e k e ............................................................................297 How S e r g e a n t P e r c y R e g in a ld P ik e , o f t h e 1/13t h B a t ­ t a l i o n t h e L o n d o n R e g im e n t ( P r in c e s s L o u is e ’s O w n K e n s in g t o n B a t t a li o n ) , w o n t h e D .C .M . n e a r R o u g e s B a n c s .......... 301 A S t o k e r s ’ T r iu m p h : How t h e “ K e n t ” c a u g h t a n d s a n k t h e “ N u r n b e r g ” . . . . . . 305 How S e r g e a n t T o m E d w a r d G e o r g e H a y w a r d , o f t h e 7t h L o n d o n R e g im e n t (T.F.), w o n t h e D .C .M . a t F e s t u - b e r t ................................................................................................................. 312 How L ie u t e n a n t J a m e s A n s o n O t h o B r o o k e , o f t h e 2 n d B a t ia l io n t h e G o r d o n H ig h l a n d e r s , w o n t h e V .C . NEAR GhELUVELT ........ 314 How L ie u t e n a n t M a u r ic e J a m e s D e a s e , o f t h e 4t h B a t ­ t a l io n t h e R o y a l F u s il ie r s , w o n t h e V .C . a t M o n s . 317 How C o r p o r a l S am S c h u l t z , o f t h e 10t h C a n a d ia n B a t t a l io n , w o n t h e D .C .M . a t t h e S e c o n d B a t t l e o f Y p r e s ................................................................................................................. 321 How’ C a p t a in W il l i a m H e n r y J o h n s t o n e , o f t h e R o y a l E n g in e e r s , w o n t h e V.C. a t M is s y .... 322 T h e “ R iv e r C ly d e ” : How t h e N a v y w o n s ix V.C.’s in a D a y ........................................................................................ 329 How L a n c e -Co r p o r a l W a l t e r J a m e s B r a n k e r , o f t h e 2 n d B a t t a l io n N o r t h a m p t o n s h ir e R e g im e n t , w o n t h e D .C .M . a t N e u v e C h a p e l l e ............................................................... 342 How P r iv a t e H . J . H a s t in g s , o f t h e 2 n d B a t t a l io n Ox­ f o r d s h ir e a n d B u c k in g h a m s h ir e L ig h t I n f a n t r y , w o n THE D .C .M . NEAR ZONNEBEKE ..... 344 How S e r g e a n t D a v id B r u n t o n , o f t h e 19t h H u s s a r s , w o n t h e D.C.M. a t L e B iz e t ...... 349 How P r iv a t e J a m e s L a v in , o f t h e 1/5 t h B a t t a l io n R o y a l W e l s h F u s il ie r s , w o n t h e D .C .M . a t S u v l a B a y , G a l l ip o l i ......... 3 5 3 How S e r g e a n t H o r a c e A l b e r t T h o m p so n , o f t h e R o y a l F i e l d A r t il l e r y ', w o n t h e D.C.M. n e a r N e u v e C h a p e lle ......... 357 How L ie u t e n a n t C. A . P h i llip s , o f t h e 1/4t h B a t t a l i o n W e ls h R e g im e n t, w o n t h e M i l i t a r y C ro s s a t S u v l a B a y , G a l l i p o l i ........ 3 5 8 How C o r p o r a l I. C. A llp r e s s , o f t h e R o y a l H o r s e A r t i l ­ le r y - , w o n t h e D.C.M. n e a r K r i t h i a .... 365 T h e H o p e l e s s F ig h t o f t h e L it t l e “ P e g a s u s ” w it h t h e “ K o n ig s e e r g 369 How B a t t e r y Q u a r t e r m a s t e r -Se r g e a n t G e o r g e M it c h e l l , o f t h e R o y a l F i e l d A r t il l e r y , w o n t h e D.C.M. . 374 ILLUSTRATIONS C O L O U R E D PLATES. H.M.S. “ B ir m in g h a m ,5 ’ c o m m a n d e d b y C a p t a in A r t h u r D u f f , r a m m in g t h e G e r m a n S u b m a r in e U 15 o n A u g u s t 9t h , 1914 . . . . . . Facing 'page 200 L ie u t e n a n t D im m e r r e p a ir in g a M a c h in e G u n w h ile EXPOSED TO THE F lR E OF THF. ADVANCING PRUSSIAN G u a r d ........ Facing page 240 S to k e r s f e e d in g t h e F u r n a c e s o f H.M.S. “ K e n t ” w h ile c h a s in g a n d s in k in g t h e “ N u r n b e r g ” . Facing page 280 T h e L a n d in g o f T ro o p s f r o m t h e “ R i v e r C ly d e ” a t V B e a c h , G a l l i p o l i P e n in s u la . . . Facing page 312 L ie u t e n a n t R h o d e s - M o o r h o u s e f l y i n g o v e r C o u r t r a i t o bo m b t h e R a i lw a y ..... Facing page 344
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