Countdown to Peace – an exhibition for WW1

3 days until Armistice

Brothers in Arms

George Nugee trained at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, became a career soldier serving throughout WW1 in which he won the MC and the DSO. He retired with the rank of Brigadier (Hon) in 1947.

Today we feature George Nugee’s Mentioned in Despatches Certificates. Outstanding or noteworthy acts during war are acknowledged by senior officers’ in notes to higher commands.  These three certificates trace George’s career throughout WW1: 1915 – Lieutenant, 1917 – Lieutenant – now Acting Major and awarded the Military Cross, 8th November 1918 – Captain – still Acting Major. All of them are signed by Winston Churchill, then Secretary of State for War