Who's Who in the British War Mission to the United States of America, 1918

Who's Who in the British War Mission to the United States of America, 1918

By (author) 

List price: US$19.99

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...June 15, 1916; transferred to Royal Engineers, May 2, 1917; service in France Nov. 15, 1915, to Oct. 31, 1917. Joined Mission Nov. 14, 1917, instructor in gas warfare.--Camp Pike, Ark., U. S. A.; Rose Cottage, Wallington, Surrey, and Emerson Club, Buckingham St., London, W. C. JACKSON, Major Arthur Thomas; born London, England, May 19, 1877; educated private school; joined Royal Marine Artillery, May 17, 1898; served in South Africa, Dec. 29, 1899, to Dec. 12,1902 (embracing Boer War); joined School of Musketry, June 16, 1907, Hythe, Kent; shot for Great Britain in Olympic Games, 1908; won the British Army Rifle Championship in 1911 and 1913; commissioned in East Lancashire Regt., March 13, 1915; seconded to the Machine Gun Corps, Nov. 1, 1915; promoted to lieut. May 17, 1915; to captain, Sept., 1916; to major, Oct., 1916; served in France, from Jan. to October, 1917, in command of a machine gun company. Joined Mission Oct. 31, 1917; Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Miss., Nov. 7, 1917; adviser in machine gunnery.--76th Brigade Headquarters, Camp Shelby, Miss., and c/o Messrs. Cox & Co., Army Agents, Charing Cross, London, Eng. JAMES, Lieut. Alfred Wentworth, D.C.M.; born Jan. 14, 1890, Oxford, Eng.; educated privately, London and Ottawa; member 5th Militia Battery, Kingston, Can.; attached 12th Battery, 3rd Brigade, 1st Canadian Division, France and Belgium, 1915-1916; severely wounded Ypres; returned Canada, 1916, hospital 3 months, convalescence 2; first British soldier to be decorated for bravery in the United States. Joined Mission June 20, 1917, paymaster, Buffalo office, British-Canadian Recruiting Mission, Brig.-General W. A. White's Staff.--Smiths Falls, Ont., Canada, and Platts Lane, London, N. W. JAMES, Capt. H.A.B.; born Montacute, ..show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236646592
  • 9781236646590