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FANY HONOURS AND AWARDS IN WW1

British Decorations

M.B.E. (Civil Division)
07/06/1918
Franklin Lilian A M
Commandant FANY Calais Convoy
02/11/1920
Hutchinson Beryl B
O/C FANY/VAD Convoy St Omer
30/03/1920
Lean Janette W
Secretary FANY HQ

Extra information

Lilian Franklin received an OBE in 1933 under the Civil Division list. The entry reads Lilian Annie Margueretta Franklin MBE, lately Commandant of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry Corps.

Jean Anderson Morris, who served with FANY in France was also awarded the MBE on 07 June 1918, gazetted as Private Secretary to Head of Finance Section, Foreign Trade Department.

Christabel Nicholson who served with FANY in France from 1914 until 1917, was awarded the MBE on 03 June 1919. She was gazetted as "Women's Legion".

Mentioned in Despatches
29/05/1917
Baillie Marion de Lacy
Franklin Lilian A M
Thompson Muriel A
24/12/1917
Gamwell A Marion
Hutchinson Beryl B
Mordaunt Winifred
Quin Grace M D
25/05/1918
De Wend Muriel C
Gamwell A Hope
Heasman Diane
Mordaunt Winifred
Quin Grace M D
Reynolds Dorothy P
30/12/1918
Baillie Marion de Lacy
Paynter Diana M
Sprot Nancy M G
30/12/1918
Fairhurst Amy
Gordon Dorothy N B
Lowson Eleanor M
Norma Flowden
Perkins Jessica M
Rowe Constance L G

Extra information

FANYs also received the following Service Medal: the 1914-15 Star; the British War Medal; the Allied Victory Medal (with oak leaf for Mentioned in Despatches).

Military Medal
08/07/1918
Bonnell Sara (Sadie)
Faulder Evelyn
Faulkner Aileen M
Gordon-Brown Evelyn
30/07/1918
Callender Elizabeth B
Courtis Elsie A
Dickenson Hilda M
O'Connell Bianconi Mollie
Richardson Mary
Thompson Muriel A
18/10/1918
Stubbs Mary
25/11/1918
Cridlan Evelyn M
Marshall Mary D
Moseley Rachel G
Peyton-Jones Gwendolyn G
Russell Ellen (Dolly)
Urquhart Christina M Calder

Extra information

Winfred Elwes was awarded the MM on 30 July 1918 but incorrectly gazetted as FANY. She was British Red Cross/VAD serving with the joint FANY/VAD St Omer Convoy. Margaret Davidson, Nelly Dewhurst, Stella Dickson, Katherine Fabling & Josephine Pennell, also VAD with the St Omer Convoy, were awarded the MM on the same date. The last three joined the FANY after WW1.

Belgian Decorations

Order de la Couronne
Baird The Lady Constance B
McDougall Grace Ashley
Ordre de Leopold II
30/03/1915
Thompson Muriel A
Waite Margaret
White Mary
24/10/1919
Ellis Mary Baxter
Marples Gladys H
McDougall Grace A
Moseley-Williams Marguerite
O'Neill-Power Violet

Extra information

Decorated alongside Thompson and White at La Panne by King Albert (Muriel Thompson diary 1915 p.39)

Croix Civique
07/06/1918
Cole Hamilton Margaret S
Hutchinson Beryl B
Joynson Lucy B
Marshall Mary D
Waddell Pat Beauchamp
Walton Edith F
Wicks Isabel
Medaille d'Yser
McDougall Grace A
Medaille de la Reine Elisabeth
Russell Allen Doris
Anderson Grace
Baird The Lady Constance B
Bond Margaret
Cadell Muriel McC
Clayton Dorothy C
Cluff Norah
Cole Hamilton Margaret S
Crockett Adele L
Dewar Anna C K
Ellis Mary Baxter
Faulder Evelyn
Franklin Lilian A M
Hoole Margaret A M
Joynson Lucy Brenda
Lewis Ida M
Lloyd Joanna M
Lowson E M Norma Flowden
McDougall Grace A
McDowell Isabel
Marples Gladys H
Hutchinson Beryl B
Marshall Mary M
Mason Winifred
Meade Celia G
Moody Doris
Moseley-Williams Marguerite
Robertson Margaret I
Spikins Kathleen M
Strutt Gwendoline I
Thompson Muriel A
Waddell Pat Beauchamp
Walker Georgina
Walton Edith F
White Alison M
Wicks Isabel
Wood Marjorie G

Extra information

Variously awarded 23 August 1919 and 24 October 1919.

French Decorations

Croix de Guerre
Lowson E M Norma Flowden
Meade Celia G
Mordaunt Winifred
Thompson Muriel A
With Palm Leaf
Shaw Evelyn (Eveline) Fidgeon
With Bronze Star
Russell Allen Doris
Asheton Bennett E
Berry Nan
Birkbeck Isabel
Birkett Mary H
Blacker Winifred E B
Bowles Joan
Cousins Monica
De la Mare Evelyn R
Drabble Gladys B
Ford Helen
Luther Winifred
Moody Doris
O'Conor Madeleine E
Peyton-Jones Gwendolyn G
Russell M Hope
Stubbs Mary
With Silver Star
Cadell Muriel McC
Calder Dorothy L
Fraser Henrietta M
Hoole Margaret A M
McDougall Grace A
McDowall Isabel
Marples Gladys H
Moseley-Williams Marguerite
O'Neill-Power Violet
Wadell Pat Beauchamp
Legion d'Honneur
23/08/1918
Fraser Henrietta Mordaunt
Medaille de Societé aux Blessés Militaires
Russell Allen Geraldine
Anderson Grace
Brown Joyce M
Cole Hamilton Margaret
Crosfield M Ruth
De la Mare Evelyn R
Ferguson Marion M M
Hunter Dorothy E
Lewis Ida
Lloyd Mary A E
McDougall Grace A
McDowall Isabel
Marshall Mary D
Moody Doris
Murray Dorothy
Osborne Sadie
Peyton-Jones Grace G
Pounds Eileen
Robinson Cecile B
Sidebottom Mary F

Serbian Decorations

Order of St Sava
Wicks Isabel

Extra information

Isabel Wicks served at the Serbian Relief Fund Hospital in Salonika in 1916

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