Military Medal

Commemorating the Fallen of WW1

Today we remember …

9th November 1918

Gervase Alington, MM with bar, G Social 1906. Corporal, 17th Bn, London Regt. Killed in action in an unknown engagement

After school he went to Magdalen College, Oxford. He enlisted as a Private and served with the London Regiment in Greece, Palestine, Gaza and France.  He was awarded the Military Medal early in 1918, with bar shortly before his death.  He was in the process of applying for a commission when he was killed.

Aged 26

Corporal Gervase Alington, MM with bar, kia 9 November 1918