Photograph of Captain Frederick G P Gedge
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|Title||Photograph of Captain Frederick G P Gedge|
|Notes||Frederick George Peter Gedge served in the Royal Engineers. He was appointed Temporary Captain 3/11/1915. He is wearing the ribbons from his service with the City of London Imperial Volunteers in the Boer War. He was awarded the DSO in 1918. In the Second World War he was a Major in the Home Guard in Wimborne.|
Note the 'T' below collar badges, signifying 'Territorial Force', also the private purchase 'Gor'blimey' cap, with flaps (here buckled up) to protect the ears and neck from cold. The meddal ribbons are those of the Queens and Kings South Africa Medal.
Lieutenant (acting Major) Frederick George Peter Gedge, Distinguished Service Order, served with the 1st London Divisional Engineers.
|Item Date||November 1915|
|Item medium||Photographic paper|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||John Gedge|