Australian honours and awards for the Gallipoli campaign

Awards to Australians for services during the Gallipoli campaign

Award Number awarded
Victoria Cross (VC) 9
Knights of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (KCMG) 2
Companions of the Order of the Bath (CB) 20
Companions of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (CMG) 30
Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) 39
Royal Red Cross Decoration (1st Class)(RRC) 5
Military Cross (MC) 52
Royal Red Cross Decoration (2nd Class)(ARRC) 15
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) 127
Military Medal (MM) 137
Foreign honours and awards 32

Source:

Ron Austin, Gallipoli encyclopedia: Australians in the 1915 Dardanelles campaign, Slouch Hat Publications, McCrae, Victoria, 2005

Victoria Crosses awarded to Australians at Gallipoli (in chronological order)

Name Unit Location Date
Lance Corporal Albert JACKA 14th Battalion Courtney’s Post 19—20 May 1915
Lance Corporal Leonard KEYSOR 1st Battalion Lone Pine 7—8 August 1915
Lieutenant John William SYMONS 7th Battalion Lone Pine 8—9 August 1915
Corporal Alexander Stewart BURTON 7th Battalion Lone Pine 9 August 1915
Corporal William DUNSTAN 7th Battalion Lone Pine 9 Augusut 1915
Private John HAMILTON 3rd Battalion Lone Pine 9 August 1915
Lieutenant Frederick Harold TUBB 7th Battalion Lone Pine 9 August 1915
Captain Alfred John SHOUT 1st Battalion Lone Pine 9 August 1915
Second Lieutenant Hugo Vivian Hope THROSSELL 10th Light Horse Regiment Hill 60 29—30 August 1915

Source:

Lionel Wigmore, They dared mightily, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1986

Last updated: 05/28/2017