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1914 Star and bar trio 2nd Dragoon Guards.


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1914 Star and bar trio 2nd Dragoon Guards.

1914 Star and 5th Aug-22nd Nov 1914 bar, 4506 Pte A. J. Tilbury 2/D.Gde.; British War and Victory medals, D-4506 Pte. A.J. C. Tilbury. 2-D.Gds; Defence medal; 1935 commemorative medallion of the BAYS; Order of the Buffaloes medals, one engraves, Presented to Bro. A.J. Tilbury By Huntsman lodge No 1053. on 28-5-29

His MIC confirms Arthur J Tilbury only served in the 2nd Dragoon Guards, landing in France on the 9th September 1914, and confirms his qualification for the bar to his 1914 star.

The 2nd Dragoon Guards, which had been was stationed at Aldershot at the start of the war, landed in France as part of the 1st Cavalry Brigade in the 1st Cavalry Division, part of the Expeditionary Force, in August 1914 for service on the Western Front. The regiment took part in the Great Retreat in August 1914, the Battle of Le Cateau in August 1914, the First Battle of the Marne in September 1914, the Battle of Messines in October 1914, the First Battle of Ypres in October 1914, the Battle of the Somme in Autumn 1916, the Battle of Cambrai in November 1917, the Battle of the Scarpe in August 1918 and in the final advance of Autumn 1918

Condition – GVF