Campaign medals 3

The 1914 Star (also known as ‘Pip’) was authorised under Special Army Order no. 350 in November 1917 and by an Admiralty Fleet Order in 1918, for award to officers and men of the British and Indian Expeditionary Forces who …


Campaign Medals 2

The British War Medal (also known as ‘Squeak’) was a silver or bronze medal awarded to officers and men of the British and Imperial Forces who either entered a theatre of war or entered service overseas between 5th August 1914 …


Thomas Dutton

The Great War History Hub Whitchurch, shropshire - War dead missing image

Personal Details Born in Salford, Lancashire in 1889, the second son of the late William Dutton and Mary (known as Polly) Dutton of 1 Laburnum Cottages, Lower Heath, Prees, Shropshire. The 1911 Census shows Thomas as a clerk. Thomas’s brother …