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

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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

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