Awards & Titles:
|Distinguished Service Cross |
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
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|Action :||Natural Causes|
Assisted in the destruction of Submarine E15 at Gallipoli, See INDIVIDUALS Arthur Cyril Brooke WEBB, aged 36 years, bachelor, Lieutenant, RNR, HMS Egmont, the son of Albert Brooke Webb deceased, married 18th December 1916 to Mary Gwendoline DOWDING, aged 29 years, spinster, the daughter of William John Dowding
Broad Arrow and Military Gazette - 12 April, 1916: "Lieutenant A. Brook-Webb, R.N.R., had the honour of being received by the King, when His Majesty invested him with the Distinguished Service Cross."
Gazette: The following awards have been made in recognition of services during the operations in the vicinity of the Dardanelles prior to 25th-26th April: To receive the Distinguished Service Cross.
Acting Sub-Lieutenant (now Sub-Lieutenant) George Tothill Philip, R.N. Acting Sub-Lieutenant Philip, H.M.S. "Inflexible," was in charge of his picket boat on the 18th March to deal with floating mines. The picket-boat was struck by a heavy shell. Acting Sub-Lieutenant Philip got her alongside "Inflexible," ordered his crew inboard, and, though his knee was injured, got into the engine-room, shut off steam and closed scuttle to stokehold before leaving his boat.
Lieutenant Arthur Cyril Brooke-Webb, R.N.R.
Midshipman John Blaxland Woolley, R.N.
These officers took part in the picket-boat attack on the 18th April. [...]
Natural causes is attributed those deaths due to causes that were not directly associated with the war. Included in this are wartime deaths resulting from the Spanish Influenza pandemic and its associated pneumonia problems and other attributions such as age and exhaustion.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Northern Lodge of China No. 570 E.C.||Hong Kong & Far East|
11th December 1912
11th January 1913
25th February 1913
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
Researcher : Bruce Littley