Field Survey Company Military Medal MID Group 1916

£625.00

Field Survey Company, Royal Engineers

1916 Awards

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Field Survey Company Military Medal MID Group 1916

Great War Military Medal and 1914 Star Medal Trio to an interesting and seemingly short lived Royal Engineers unit.

Military Medal named to: 18434 L. CPL. A. GREEN.  2 / FD. SURVEY CO.  R. E.

1914 Star named to: 18434 SPR. A. GREEN. R. E.

British War Medal and Victory Medal Pair named to: 18434 T. SJT.  A.  GREEN.  R. E.

Alfred Green was also Mentioned in Despatches. The 2 awards were announced in the London Gazette as follows:

M.I.D. LG 15th June 1916 (pp5933)

M.M. LG. 11th October 1916 (pp9831)

Sapper Alfred Green entered France 7th November 1914 and is entitled to the Rose Emblem as well as the Oakleaf Emblem (MID).

2nd Field Survey Company , 2nd Army Front. Beginning 1916, just south of Boesinghe (Ypres), just South East of Armentieres. The 2nd Topographical Section became 2nd Field Survey Company (9th Feb 1916). They took over Flash Spotting organisation from the Royal Artillery and also Bragg’s Experimental Sound Ranging Section. Also undertaking Trigonometry and Topographical works.

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