WW1 / India Army Ordinance Corps Group of Five Medals Plus Items
Awarded to 7579206 who served in the ranks form 1909 until 1930.
Comprising: 1914/15 Star, “T.443 AMT S.S. A.O.C”., British War Medal, Victory Medal “S.SJT A.O.C”., India General Service Medal, two clasps “Waziristan 1919-21”, “Waziristab 1921-24”. “7579206 S-SGT A.O.C”, Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (GVR), “7579206 S.SJT RAOC”, The group remains mounted as originally worn. … Accompanied by Soldiers service book. …. Silver Masonic Great War Tribute silver cigarette case engraved “PRESENTED TO BRO R.E. LOED BY THE BRETHREN OF LODGE DELAVAL 2568 IN COMMEMORATION OF THE GREAT WAR JULY 24 1919”. Silver hallmark Birmingham 1919….. Selection of AOC, RAOC cap and rank badges. … Silver cigarette case with engraved initials Birmingham Hallmark.
Staff Sergeant Robert Edgar Lord enlisted into the AOC in 1909. In 1913 he was posted to South Africa and then St.Helena in September 1914. He returned to the UK in March 1915 and after a short period was posted to France on the 23rd April 1915 and remained France until February 1919. He was posted to India on the 28th January 1921 returning to the Un in April 1925 and was discharged in December 1931. The Delaval Masonic Lodge is in Newcastle Upon Tyne and was founded in 1895. The lodge is still open today.
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