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CAPTAIN GEORGE EDWIN CHISSELL,RAMC, ATTACHED ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS:

Military Cross, GVR. (unnamed as issued); British War Medal; Victory Medal 1914-19 with Mention in Despatches Emblem on ribbon: Death Plaque: (GEORGE EDWIN CHISSELL - Born 2 April 1892, the son of Tom and Sarah Chissell of Oakley House, Wimborne, Dorset: Served in France and Flanders as the RAMC., M.O. of the 1st.Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers: Mentioned in Despatches - London Gazette dated 29 May 1917: Awarded the Military Cross - London Gazette dated 17 December 1917: Citation published 23 April 1918 - "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in tending the wounded both of his own Battalion and others and organising their evacuation. He worked continuously in the open for twenty-four hours under heavy shell and machine-gun fire. When the Battalion was relieved he remained until the last man of his Brigade had been taken away." On 26 October 1917 the Battalion was at Bodmin Copse and Hedge Street for operations against Gheluvelt: On 29 October 1917, Captain Chissell is recorded in the Regimental War Diary as having died of wounds: He is buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.) : Sold with verification; original portrait photograph and another smaller photograph of Captain Chissell in uniform; original photograph of grave; original Registered envelope for the Plaque: Medals mounted on brooch-bar and contained in Spink & Son velvet lined case: Plaque contained in original holder with Condolence Slip: (Part Family Group to be sold together with the medals of his two brothers - Major PERCY JOHN CHISSELL,RAMC.and Lieutenant GORDON FRANK CHISSELL, MGC.): Family group of brothers all Doctors to be sold as one Lot : Possibly unique EF - £3250