T.E.M. (G.V.R.). With M.I.C. - Ernest Poole Burge served with the 5th Bedford Regt. (T.F.) as Pte. and A./C./Sgt.; to Gallipoli 15/8/15, entitled to Trio, T.E.M. awarded in A.O. 305 of 1922. Also entitled to S.W.B. no. 450143. He enlisted on 4/11/10 and was discharged on 23/12/19 aged 29. With his entry in the "National Roll Of The Great War" and a sample of his work entitled "More Camp Sketches". He was based at Ampthill and provided humorous illustrations for "Punch" and "Tatler" amongst other publications. He was born at Ampthill in 1887, married there in 1920, and was buried there on 12/4/51. He submitted a number of drawings from Gallipoli and later in hospital and these were published in the "Bedfordshire Times And Independent".
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