A.G., CBE, MC Kenchington

Tales of valour

Military Cross

Temp. Capt. Arthur George Kenchington, E. Kent R.

For conspicuous gallantry. When ordered to clear up a crater area, the craters being held in strength by the enemy, who resisted for 1.5 hours, he completed his task successfully, all the enemy being either killed or taken prisoners. Later in the day he consolidated a strong point in the captured position.

MILITARY CROSS

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1914-15 STAR

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1939-45 STAR

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AFRICA STAR, 8TH ARMY BAR

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BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-18 (SILVER)

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DEFENCE MEDAL

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INDIA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, NORTH WEST FRONTIER 1930-31 BAR

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ITALY STAR

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VICTORY MEDAL

Country: United KingdomVictory Medal 1914 - 1919 Authorised in 1919 this yellow bronze medal, ...

WAR MEDAL

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KING GEORGE VI CORONATION 1937

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CROIX DE GUERRE WITH PALM

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