The Military Medal (MM) was (until 1993) a military decoration awarded to personnel of the British Army and other services, and formerly also to personnel of other Commonwealth countries, below commissioned rank, for bravery in battle on land.
The medal was established on 25 March 1916. It was the other ranks' equivalent to the Military Cross, which was awarded to commissioned officers and Warrant Officers (although WOs could also be awarded the MM), although it took precedence below that decoration as well as the Distinguished Conduct Medal, also awarded to non-commissioned members of the Army. Recipients of the Military Medal are entitled to use the post-nominal letters "MM". In 1993, the Military Medal was discontinued, and since then the Military Cross has been awarded to personnel of all ranks.
This is an incomplete list of Military Medal (MM) recipients from the London Borough of Lewisham area and is being added to as new people are found.
- Barker, John William MM
- Barrett, William Edward Durrant MM
- Bickerstaff, Arthur MM
- Bishopp, Stephen MM
- Brereton, Frank Allan MM*
- Champion, Frederick Harry MM
- De Moncho, Alfonso Joaquin Vincente MM
- Dier, Frank John MM
- Drew, Henry James MM
- Evans, George VC
- Fleming, H.D M.M
- Giles, Albert Arthur MM
- Goldstone, Leonard MM
- Hill, Victor Gordon MM
- Hopwood, John Ivor MM
- Husk, Charles Leonard MM
- Inns, Norman MM
- Isitt, Charles MM
- Johncock, George Edward MM
- Lane, Maurice MC MM
- Payne, Edward MM
- Quinn, George Alfred
- Ray, William W. MM
- Tatam, Alfred MM
- Vohman, William Robert MM
BUCK, H L MM & Bar Canadian Forces Is remembered on the St Dunstan's College and is remembered on the memorial there.
BENNETT E F MC Royal West Surrey Regiment Is remembered on the St Dunstan's College and is remembered on the memorial there.
COOPER, F W H MM East Kent RegimentIs remembered on the St Dunstan's College and is remembered on the memorial there.
HALFORD, A J MM Royal Engineers Is remembered on the St Dunstan's College and is remembered on the memorial there.
ROBINSON, C L MM 20th London Regiment Is remembered on the St Dunstan's College and is remembered on the memorial there.
Claydon, George Army awarded the MM May 1945 of Deptford (KM 25 May 1945)
Hall, Arthur H H awarded MM October 1942 of Deptford (KM 23 October 1942 with portrait)
Hill, Charles William Army Awarded MM May 1943 of Deptford (KM 28 May 1943)
Mitchem, Ted Army awarded the MM May 1945 of Deptford (KM 25 May 1945 with portrait)
Murray, Henry Army warded MM August 1945 of Deptford (KM 17 August 1945 with portrait)
Scutt, George Army awarded the MM Feb 1946 of Deptford (KM 22 Feb 1946 with portrait)
Waller, Frederick Army awarded the MM May 1943 of Deptford (KM 14 May 1943)
White, D L/Sgt Army awarded MM October 1941 of Deptford (KM 31 October 1941)
Wooster, Thomas H Army awarded the MM August 1945 of Deptford (KM 17 August 1945 with portrait)
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