BRITISH WAR MEDAL to LIEUT Herbert Crossley ASHWORTH R.E. From Cliviger, near Burnley who served as an Officer in both WW1 & WW2 with the Royal Engineers

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    LIEUT H.C.ASHWORTH



    Herbert Crossley Ashworth


    His home address was Overtown, Cliviger near Burnley


    Enlisted as C/12792 Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps


    To France 5/5/16


    Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers 17/3/17


    In WW2 he received an Emergency Commission as Lieutenant R.E. 14/9/39


    Promoted to War Substantive Captain (98727) during WW2


    Relinquished his commission on account of disability and was granted the honorary rank of Major 15/6/45



    With Medal Index Card & London Gazette promotions


    Condition: NEF

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