Surnames - M

Surname

Forename(s)

Award

Details

Memorial/Place

When

McCARTHY

Roy

AFC

Squadron Leader RAF flying instructor. Head teacher of Turves School. Son of the late Mr J P McCarthy, former head of Broad Street School, Whittlesey, & Mrs McCarthy, of Whittlesey. His brothers Neil and Ivor were both killed in 1941. CT 22-12-44.

Turves
Whittlesey

WW2

MALLAM

Paul

M.C.

2nd Lieutenant, former head of Barton School, Wisbech. Coldstream Guards, Wisbech Standard 28 August 1918.

Wisbech

WW1

MANN

Charles

M.M.

Private. Suffolk Regiment Cambridgeshire Times 3 November 1916.

Soham

WW1

MARKILLIE

Ernest

Certificate/cards of recognition for gallantry

Private. Royal Fusiliers, for 1 April 1918, out of trench to get wounded officer. Wisbech Standard 24 May 1918.

Parson Drove

WW1

MARRITT

W A

DFM

Flt-Sgt RAF. Son of Mr & Mrs J Marritt, of Horseway, Chatteris. DFM in June 1944 for 45 operational flights; became flying instructor. CT Jan 1945.

Chatteris

WW2

MARSHALL

G

M.M.

Private, 13 Stafford Street, Walsoken, 118th Brigade Machine Gun Corps. Wisbech Standard 20 April 1917.

Walsoken

WW1

MARSHALL

Henry

M.C.

Lieutenant. Cambridgeshire Times 22 November 1918.

Sutton

WW1

MARTIN

C S

D.C.M. & M.M.

Sergeant, son of Mr G Martin, GER driver. Formerly Creek Road, March, now Leyton. A/2096, King's Royal Rifle Corps, for rallying company at Vimy Ridge, Citation: LG 18 June 1917. Cambridgeshire Times 27 July 1917. Military Medal (MM) for Sept 1916 at Delville Wood.

March & Leyton

WW1

MARTIN

Richard

M.M.

Corporal. Cambridgeshire Times 22 November 1918.

Upware

WW1

MASON

Josiah

MM

7336 Sergeant, 8th Suffolk Regiment Killed in action 31 July 1917. Awarded Military Medal in 1916 for work at Delville Wood, Longueval, Somme, on 18/19th July, 1916. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.

Manea

WW 1

MAWBY

A W M

OBE

Major, Royal Engineers. Son of Dr Mawby, Littleport. OBE & Mentioned in Despatches. Cambridgeshire Times 24 January 1919.

Littleport

WW1

MAYNARD

F H

M.C.

Captain, 125th Napja Rifles, Military Cross (MC) in Mesopotamia. Cambridgeshire Times 29 December 1916.

Cambs

WW1

MCGILL

James

DCM

2488 Sergeant, D Battery, 79th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of Wounds 3 August 1916, age 38. Married living in Leeds. Second son of John & Julia McGill, 93 New Road. Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal (London Gazette 22 September 1916). Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Brother of George, above.

Chatteris

WW 1

MEADS

A L

M.S.M.

Company Sergeant-Major, Creek Road, March, Intelligence Corps, Birthday Honours 1919. promoted Regimental Sergeant Major .

March

WW1

MEE

Charles Montague

Certificate/cards of recognition for gallantry

Corporal, Lynn Road, Wisbech. Royal Horse Artillery, attached Heavy Trench Mortar Battery, Ypres 15 December 1917, moving 18-pounder guns under heavy shell fire. Wisbech Standard 11 January 1918.

Wisbech

WW1

MEEKS

William

M.M. & Bar

Private, New Road. Suffolk Regiment, Military Medal (MM) in 1917, Bar, runner, 28 March 1918. Cambridgeshire Times 19 July 1918.

Chatteris

WW1

MILLS

P W

M.C.

2nd Lieutenant, worked March. Cambridgeshire Times 29 November 1918.

March

WW1

MISSIN

A

Certificate/cards of recognition for gallantry

Private, 12th TMB, 2nd Essex Regiment 4th Division. Cambridgeshire Times 7 February 1919.

Cambs

WW1

MOURPHY

John Owen

DCM

7359 Private, 2nd Norfolk Regiment , Station Road, Coldham. Died entritis 23 January 1916 (Mesopotamia). Lived Westry. Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal when 7359 Pte J O Mourphy, DCM (LG 5-8-15), Mesopotamia. Possibly received Bar, 7359, Pte O J Mourphy, (LG 12-12-17). Basra Memorial, Iraq. DCM for staying with his machine gun after being wounded.

1. Coldham
2. March

WW 1

MOYSES

Joseph

MM

4191 Private, D section, 55th Coy, Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action 1 March 1917. Son of Mr H C Moyses, Bunkers Hill. Awarded Military Medal for 1-4 October 1916. Formerly East Surrey Regiment. Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt. Brother of Frank.

Wisbech St Mary
Guyhirn

WW 1

MULLINGER

F

M.S.M.

Company Sergeant-Major, 1st Cyclist Corps. Cambridgeshire Times 7 February 1919.

Haddenham

WW1

MUNNS

Arthur

M.M.

Private. Lincolnshire Regiment Cambridgeshire Times 19 April 1918.

Soham

WW1

17 February 2001

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