Countdown to Peace – an exhibition for WW1

4 days until Armistice

Brothers in Arms

Aidan James joined the French Foreign Legion, serving with them in France in 1914-15.  He transferred to the British Army in 1915, serving with the Royal Field Artillery until 1920.  He was wounded twice and was awarded both the Military Cross and the Croix de Guerre.  He continued serving with the Territorials after the War.

Today we feature: Medal group awarded to Aidan James. Left to right – Military Cross; Royal Field Artillery Service Medal; 1914-1918 War Service Medal; Great War for Civilisation 1914-1919 Service Medal (France); Croix de Guerre