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TEE

A V

Certificate/cards of recognition for gallantry

Corporal. Essex Regiment, for 27 August 1918, Trones Wood, Somme. Wisbech Standard 18 October 1918.

Wisbech

WW1

TEVERSON

Harry Gordon

M.M., M.C. & two Bars

Lieutenant Military Medal (MM). Military Cross (MC) gazetted circa 7-1918; Bar to Military Cross (MC) for 22/23 August 1918; 2nd Bar for 26/27 September 1918, Flesquieres. Cambridgeshire Times 25 October 1918. Formerly 2478 & 325749, DCompany, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment Cpl, Military Medal (MM), for 14/15 October 1916, Schwaben Redoubt, Thiepval, Somme, gazetted 6 January 1917. Discharged to commission 26 June 1917, 2nd Suffolk Regiment Slightly wounded 22/23 August 1918 & 26/27 September 1918.

Ely

WW1

THOMPSON

James Victor

M.M.

Son of Mr Walter & Mrs Mary A. Thompson, West Fen Road, Ely. Motor Transport Section, Army Service Corps, attached Royal Engineers. Military Medal (MM) for action in Sept 1917. Cambridgeshire Times 16 November 1917. Cambridgeshire Times 10 January 1919 reports died 21 November 1918 in France, admitted to hospital 14 November 1918 with influenza, died of pneumonia., age 21. Buried: Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery, Seine-et-Marne, France.

Ely

WW1

THORBY

Ernest (R)

MM

Pte. 2nd Bt. Bedfordshire Reg., d 21/9/1918, age 21, commemorated: Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Robert and Elizabeth Thorby, of Soham Rd., Stuntney, Ely, Cambs.

Ely

WW1

TINKLER

Joseph

M.M.

Private. Canadian Infantry, carrying ammunition to front after being wounded. Cambridgeshire Times 25 January 1918.

Benwick

WW1

TIPPLE

Violet Louise

M.i.D.

Miss Violet Louise Tipple: Station Road, March. For valuable service rendered on Eastern Front. Member of the March Red Cross detachment. Cambridgeshire Times 18 July 1919.

March

WW1

TOPPS

F

D.C.M.

Lance-Corporal, 4 Church Terrace, Outwell. 14034, Grenadier Guards, LG 26 January 1918: "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when commanding a section of oppers up. Although at an early stage his party was reduced to three en, he led them forward with the greatest skill and courage till the objection was reached. He then attacked a concrete blockhouse, in which he found nine of the enemy, three of whom he killed, the remainder then surrendered. By his initiative and gallantry he saved the lives of many of his comrades and prevented the attack from being held up. His conduct has been conspicous on all occasions for coolness under fire and cheerful devotion to duty." Wisbech Standard 26 October 1917.

Outwell

WW1

TOUCH

Donald Frank

AFC

Squadron Leader RAF. Son of Mr & Mrs B Touch, of Wormley, Herts, formerly of Lynn Rd, Ely. Former Soham Grammar School pupil. Nephew of Frank Touch MC, DCM in World War One. CT 27-4-45.

Ely

WW2

TOUCH

Frank

M.C.

2nd Lieutenant Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM), The Avenue, March. Military Cross (MC) for 29 September 1918. Cambridgeshire Times 29 November 1918. Formerly 2479 & 325750, B company, 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM), LG 11 December 1916. Lance-Sergeant, discharged, commission 25 September 1917 7th Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment). 2nd Lieutenant, wounded 6 August 1918. Military Cross (MC) Sept 1918.

March

WW1

TRUNDLE

Harold George

MM

G/5831 Lance Corporal, 2nd Middlesex Regiment Died of Wounds 16 August 1917, age 27. Son of John Daniel & Harriet Trundle, 31 West End. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Whittlesey

WW 1

TURNER

E

MM

279248 Sergeant, RGA. Wisbech Standard 21 September 1917.

Wisbech

WW1

17 February 2001

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