WW1 Machine Gun Corps Officer’s Trench Art ID Bracket.
A good theatre made example worn by Second Lieutenant Arthur Edwin Read of the 48th Bn MGC.
Engraved with the details “2 LT ARTHUR E READ CONGREGL (congregational religion) MACHINE GUN CORPS”. GC … Accompanied by a 16th London Regiment gilt & enamel sweetheart brooch. Please note pin absent to brooch.
Second Lieutenant Arthur Edwin Read original volunteered for service with the 16th Bn London Regiment landing in France on the 16th January 1916. Selected for a Commission he was appointed a Second Lieutenant on the 26th June 1917 in the Machine Gun Corps and was posted to the 48th Bn MGC serving in Italy. After service his MIC indicates he was living Christchurch 1919.
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