Citation making Eric Halse a Cavaliere dell'Ordine della Corona d'Italia
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|Title||Citation making Eric Halse a Cavaliere dell'Ordine della Corona d'Italia|
|Notes||Born in Johannesburg in 1898, Eric Halse came to Bedford with his parents as a boy and was educated at Bedford Grammar School. After leaving the school in 1913 he joined the Artists Rifles, a territorial unit, and on the outbreak of war was commissioned with the East Yorkshire Regiment. During the 1914-1918 War he served at the Dardanelles and in France. Towards the end of the war he transferred to the Royal Flying Corps. He died in 1963.|
Lt. (later Capt.) Eric A. Halse, 6th Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment transferred to the Royal Flying Corps / Royal Air Force, presumably serving with them in Italy.
|Item Date||5th July 1918|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Jerome Farrell|