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  • Subject AWD00031n5

    #YPRES is not an abbreviation/acronym, it's the English name, used in #WWI, for the town of #LEPERS which is in West Flanders, #Belgium.

  • Subject AWD0002p1h

    @Batan just to clarify that officers received the Military Cross. Since 1993 the MM was discontinued & the MC has been awarded to all ranks.

  • Subject AWD0002vld

    DSM= award for bravery whilst on active service at sea for OR's of Royal Navy,members of the other Services & other Commonwealth countries

  • Subject AWD0001xgi

    #MeritoriousServiceMedal #MSM between 1916-1919 could be awarded for meritorious service in the field &/or for acts of non-combat gallantry

  • Subject AWD0001f24

    @SaratheEntwife George BODE RAMC born Aston,Warwickshire 1885, son of the late George & Annie Bode. Was Killed in Action 21/03/1918 aged 33

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