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

1914-15 STAR

1939-45 STAR

AFRICA STAR, 8TH ARMY BAR

BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-18 (SILVER)

DEFENCE MEDAL

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

ITALY STAR

VICTORY MEDAL

WAR MEDAL

KING GEORGE VI CORONATION 1937

CROIX DE GUERRE WITH PALM