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William Polston MM RND


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Hi I am trying to find this mans MM citation

William Polston MM. R/2352 RNVR. Rank OS AB ABHG

16/6/17 3/11/18

Next of kin: mother. Mrs Elizabeth Polston, 86 Lauriston Rd, S.Hackney.

Date of entry RNVR for RND 16/6/17.

Date of birth 12 February 1898/

Where serving: 16/6/17. 2nd battn Blandford

9/7/17 Howe battn BEF.

27/3/18 Drake RN BEF.

Any help would be great

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MM Citations are as rare as hens teeth :( local paper very best bet, that is where I "found" mine. Ralph.

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30962 - 18 OCTOBER 1918

War Office, 21st October, 1918.


His Majesty The KING (is) pleased to approve of the award of the Military Medal to the undermentioned Non-Commissioned Officers and Men:

TZ/815 P./O. T. Bestford, R.N.V.R (Seghill).

R.M.A./11471 Cpl. H. H. Bland, R.M.A. (Kentish Town).

CZ/7251 A./B. (H.G.) J. Cable, R.N.V.R. (Zoar, Forfar).

R/5453 A./B. C. J. Cocks, R.N.V.R. (Birmingham) .

Ply./839 (S.) Cpl. W. H. Gardner, R.M.L.I. (Kineton)

O.N.M/6644 S.B. Attdt. W. J. Lamprell, R.N.A.S.B.R. (Manor Park).

R/2450 A./B. P. G. Martin, R.N.V.R. (Islington).

R/6484 A./B. F.E. Peake, R.N.V.R. (Leicester).

R/2352 A./B. W. Polston, R.N.V.R. (South Hackney).

CZ/5260 A./B. G. H. Sutherland, R.N.V.R. (Edinburgh)

RMA/1315 (S) Gnr. W. H. Wear, R.M.A. (Shipley, Yorks.).

CZ/6919 Ldg./Sea. J. Young, R.N.V.R. (Innerleven).

R.M.A./961 (S) Gnr. G. L. Willis, R.M.A. (Freemantle).

Unless the citation is in the local newspapers, i do not think you will find it,



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