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MAJOR ANDREW WILSON, ROYAL ENGINEERS :

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, First type, Military Division Officers Breast Badge in silver gilt, (OBE.), Hallmarks for London 1918, unnamed as issued; British War Medal; Victory Medal 1914-19, with Mention in Despatches Emblem on ribbon ((Major) : (ANDREW WILSON - was first Commissioned as Temporary Lieutenant, and entered France with the Royal Engineers on 17 February 1917 : From 27 June 1918 he was appointed Temporary Captain (Temporary Major) and joined the staff of the Headquarters of the Independent Force, Royal Air Force as Assistant Controller of Labour, graded as DAAG. : Mentioned in Sir Douglas Haig's Dispatch of 8 November 1918 (London Gazette dated 23 December 1918) : Awarded OBE. in 1919 New Year Honours List (London Gazette 1 January 1919) : Later employed Headquarters, 2nd.Army : Medals sent to home address 66 Netherby Road, Edinburgh.) Sold with verification copy London Gazette entries; copy Royal Air Force information concerning the "Formation of the Independent Force at Nancy" listing the Squadrons; type of aircraft and personnel to be employed : copy list of the actions undertaken by the Independent Force : copy entry Army List 1922 : A most unusual group to a Royal Engineers Officer, employed on Special Duties with the Royal Air Force. GVF - £445