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1914-15 Star (5923 Sjt. A.G. Cleaver, RFA.); British War Medal, Victory Medal 1914-19, with MID. Emblem on ribbon (5923 Sjt. A.G. Cleaver, RA.); Delhi Durbar Medal 1911,GVR. unnamed as issued : (ALFRED GEORGE CLEAVER - Born around 1878 at Devonport, Devon, the son of Charles Cleaver, a Metropolitan Police Constable, and his wife Louisa : Resided with his family at Marylebone, London prior to enlisting in the Royal Artillery : He was posted to 81st Battery, Royal Field Artillery, and in 1911 he is recorded in the Enumeration Book For Military Establishments, as a Corporal serving with 81st Battery at Kirkee, India : He was married to Maud Eliza who was then living with their four young children at 'The Oaks', Bolarum, Secundarabad, Deccan, India : Awarded the Delhi Durbar Medal 1911 whilst serving with No.6 Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery : With the outbreak of war in 1914, 81st Battery which had been part of 10 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, was replaced by 63rd.Battery and the recipient was transferred to 82nd Battery, also part of 10 Brigade which then came under the command of the 6th.(Poona) Division, Indian Army : The division sailed to Mesopotamia where it arrived in 1914 and saw service in the Tigris Campaigns before being besieged at Kut-al-Amara : The gunners of 82nd.Battery were taken prisoner when on 29 April 1916, the Kut garrison surrendered : The recipient was reported missing presumed dead but was subsequently found to be a prisoner of war in Turkey : He died in Turkish hands on or about 30 September 1916 and was buried at Tarsus Cemetery, Asia Minor, from where his remains were exhumed and reburied at Bagdad (North Gate) War Cemetery : The cause of his death is not recorded : He was Mentioned in Despatches by Major-General Townsend "for distinguished service during the defence of Kut-al-Amarah" - London Gazette dated 19 October 1916) : Sold with verification, copy Census entries for 1891 & 1911, copy CWGC. information, copy London Gazette entry and other related research : The MID. emblem is a modern copy otherwise EF - £495