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1914 Great War medal trio to Royal Army Medical Corps


Enlisted 1907. Low Number trio

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1914 Star, British War Medal and Victory medal trio named to – 1364 PTE W.E. GLANVILL. R.A.M.C.

Acting Staff Sergeant William Ewart Glanvill was born, at Walthamstow, 1st August 1980. He enlisted 1907. Prior to WW1 he served in various locations including Singapore (1910). Promoted to Corporal 12th October 1914. He entered France 27th August 1914, attached No 6 Stationary Hospital.

Transferred to the Labour Corps (Chinese Labour Depot) 30th November 1917 ( 340290.) He was later reduced to Corporal 17th November 1919 for being drunk (n.b. M.I.C.). As a result of his drunkenness he was injured and subsequently declared unfit for a a negligent injury. His papers, which are on-line, reveal a very literate man.

William Ewart Glanvill

William Ewart Glanvill

1939 census he is registered as working in the Civil Service (Inland revenue).

medals – 1914 Star ( 1364 PTE. W.E. GLANVILL. R.A.M.C. ), British War Medal and Victory Medal ( A.S. SJT. W.E. GLANVILL. R.A.M.C. ).