WW1 Royal Marine Brigade Defence of Antwerp 1914 medal trio group to Private Evans, who was subsequently Wounded in Action at Gallipoli. 1914 Star and clasp, impressed named CH. BRIGADE, ; British War & Victory Medal impressed named CH. I, ; Defence Medal unnamed as issued; Imperial Service Medal impressed named EDWARD EVANS.
Comes with copies RM service papers, medal roll and research. Edward Evans was born on the 28/1/1890 in Chatham London. He enlisted on the 31/1/1908 with his occupation as plumbers mate. FORMIDABLE (Pre-Dreadnaught Battleship) 27/8/1909 13/5/1912.
HMS SUTLEJ (Cressy Class armoured cruiser) 29/6/1912- 6/8/1912. HMS KING EDWARD VII (Pre-Dreadnaught Battleship) 8/10/1912 27/3/1914.
He was sent to the Mediterranean during the First Balkan War to enforce the transfer of Scutari to Albania. 15th May 1915 Pte EVANS landed with the international force at Scutari. Discharged 9/4/1914 to Royal Fleet Reserve. 26/8 1/9/1914 - Served at Ostend.20/9/1914 2/10/1914 Served at Dunkirk. 3/10/1914 9/10/1914 Defence of Antwerp. On 20 September it arrived at Dunkirk with orders to assist in the defence of Antwerp. The two other Brigades moved to Dunkirk for the same purpose on 5/10/1914. In the haste to organise and move the units to Belgium, 80% went to war without even basic equipment such as packs, mess tins or water bottles. No khaki uniform was issued. The two Naval Brigades were armed with ancient charger-loading rifles, just three days before embarking. The Division was originally titled the Royal Naval Division, and was formed in England in September 1914. At this stage, it had no artillery, Field Ambulances or other ancillary units.
13/8/1915 WIA Gallipoli with a Rifle bullet upper right arm. 28/10/1915 17th October 1916 Chatham Div. 8th October 1916 - To PRESIDENT.
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