B.W.M. & V.M. (A.S.C.); T.F.E.M. (G.V.R.) (R.A.S.C.); M.S.M. (G.V.R. 1st type) (R.A.S.C.). With an unnamed gilt and enamel R.A.S.C. medallion with a G.VI.R. cipher in the centre. With a photocopy of the London Gazette 3/6/19 confirming the award for services in France and Flanders - S./Sgt. R.A.S.C., from Hull. With a copy of the M.S.M. card - S./Sgt. Charles Cook Wilson served at H.Q. 3rd Cavalry Division. With M.I.C. details confirming the Pair and a copy of the medal roll for the Pair. The 3rd Cavalry Division served at the Battle of Arras in 1917; and in 1918 it was in action at St. Quentin, Somme, Avre, Amiens, Cambrai, Hindenburg Line and Selle. On 21/11/18 the Division H.Q. was established at Waterloo. His detailed service papers (43pp) are at the National Archives. He enlisted in London on 21/7/16 and lived at 3 Rosebery Avenue, Newland, Hull. He was aged 23, had previous A.S.C. service, and was posted to the 63rd Division Train A.S.C. He was awarded the T.F.E.M. in Army Order 275 of 1919. He had been discharged from No. 4 Coy. 63rd Division A.S.C. (T.F.) on 28/3/16 at the end of a four-year engagement. His conduct had been 'very good' and he had been promoted from Dvr. to C.Q.M.S., in which rank he had served at H.Q. 63rd Northumbrian Division. He had first enlisted in the 4th East Yorkshire Regt. (T.F.) on 29/3/09 and by early 1917 was with H.Q. York and Durham Infantry Brigade. When he enlisted in 1909 he was a clerk with the Hull Corporation. The papers give further detailed information. He was born at Sculcoates, East Yorkshire, in the fourth quarter of 1892 and died on 7/5/52 at 160 Beverley Road, Hull. He left £687 to his widow Edith.
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Condition Good VF Item Code 1745