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1529 PRIVATE ALFRED CHARLES POCKNEY, 3RD.COUNTY OF LONDON YEOMANRY :

1914-15 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal 1914-19 (1529 Pte. 3-Co. of Lond. Y.) : (ALFRED CHARLES POCKNEY - Born in Essex around 1882 : In the Census of 1901 he is recorded as residing at Lathom House, Lathom in the County of Lancaster, a footman in the employ of The Earl of Lathom : He attested for the 3rd.County of London Yeomanry on 25 October 1914, giving his address then as, Nostell Prior, Wakefield : He entered the war in the Balkans , from 15 April 1915, and landed at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli on 18 August 1915, and would have been involved in the operations at Scimitar Hill and "W" Hills : Disembarked for Alexandria 28 November 1915 : Sick at Ayun Musa, Egypt at 8 Mounted Brigade Field Ambulance Unit between 17 to 31 May 1916 : On 29 December 1916 he was temporarily transferred to the Military Mounted Police at Alexandria and later Port Said, Suez : Embarked from Port Said for Taranto 25 October 1918 : Demobilized from MMP. on 18 April 1919 giving his address as Twytton House, Alfriston, Sussex.) : Sold with the recipient's original ribbon bar; verification; copy Service Papers; copy Census Records and related research : Mounted on original silk ribbons Scarce EF £195