Who's Who in the British War Mission in the United States of America, 1918; High Commissioner

Who's Who in the British War Mission in the United States of America, 1918; High Commissioner : The Earl of Reading

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...brigade and then to "R" Battery R.H.A., 3rd Cavalry Brigade; mentioned in despatches both medals; retired, 1902, an became reserve officer in the R.H.A.; rejoined, Aug., 1914, took out the 1st Battery of Anti-Air Craft guns to France in 1914, and received the Old Army 1914 Medal; in 1915 was romoted lieut.-colonel to comman the Meerut Division Ammunition Column; went with Division to Mesopotamia; mentioned in despatches, received D.S.O.; appointed adviser in horse mastership to X Corps B.E.F., June, 1917, and held appointment till appointed temporary colonel as chief ins ector and 2nd 'in command of ritish Remount Commission, Montreal. Joined Mission, May 22, 1918.--822, Drummond Bldg., Montreal, Can., and 9, Piccadilly, London, Eng. AiRT-SMITH, Major Gwenflrwd Mostyn; born London, Eng., March 28, 1891; educated Up ingham School, Trinity College, ambridge; barrister-at-law; member of Grays Inn, called to bar A ril, 1914; member of school and ambridge O.T.C.; received commission with 15th Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Nov. 30, 1914; went overseas with 15th R. W. F., Nov., 1915, as Battalion M. G. Officer; returned to Grantham, Jan., 1916, for course at M. G. training centre; instructional stafi at Grantham, March, 1916, until Oct. 25, 1917; graded full instructor from Nov., 1916, and onwards. Joined Mission at Tower of London, Nov. 2, 1917, as machine gun instructor; employed as machine gun adviser to 37th Division U. S. Army, and oflicer commanding British Grou at Camp Sheridan, Ala.1, F0 ey Ave., Hampstead, N. W. 3, London, Eng. E., Assoc. Inst. C.E., F.R.G.S.; born Newport, Monmouthshire, Aug. 1, 1868; educated Uffculme, Devon, and Littlemore, Oxon. Assistant engineer, British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., London, 1897-1901;...show more

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