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I am trying to find information on William Frederick Avery R.A.M.C. who was at the battle of Doiran and showed great bravery in

helping the wounded whilst under fire.

He was a relations Grandfather who would like to know more.

Has anyone any knowledge of him please ?

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He has a Medal Index Card on Ancestry, address for medals 27 Blackfriars Rd Southsea, if you let me have your email address I will send it to you. Ralph. (Welcome to the forum)

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He has a Medal Index Card on Ancestry, address for medals 27 Blackfriars Rd Southsea, if you let me have your email address I will send it to you. Ralph. (Welcome to the forum)

thanks rjaydee I have found that, but there is no record of the medal he received. thanks anyway

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The card says he got the British War and Victory medal. He did not qualify either for the 14-15 star or the Territorial Force War Medal. As far as I could see in the archives he did not get any medal for gallantry. Normally there is a second MIC for an MM or DCM.

Kind regards,

Lars

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The card says he got the British War and Victory medal. He did not qualify either for the 14-15 star or the Territorial Force War Medal. As far as I could see in the archives he did not get any medal for gallantry. Normally there is a second MIC for an MM or DCM.

Kind regards,

Lars

Thanks Lars,

I know he died a chelsea pensioner in 1969 and we have recd an email from someone who knew him(the person who knew him was 21 at the time) i was hoping there might be someone else out there who also remembered him. vaine hope I know

thank you again lars and kind regards

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Check in a book Under Devil's eye -Alan Wakefield and Simon Moody.

Then check some photos: www.salonikabattlefieldtour.com

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Thank you Salonika

The photos in the battlefield tour where most interesting and informative, my father also served in Salonika he was in the

machinegun corps . I remember him telling me about the terrible heat there, and how he would open a tin of jam but before

he could get it onto the bread it was smothered in flies. It must have been horrible I think. He was one of those who went down

with malaria.

thank you for your help.

Regards Doggie

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