Irons, James: Service no. 53126

Digitized Service Record

Source: September War Diary entry for the 9th. Arrived as reinforcement with Lieut. J. McHardy.

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This was premature by 6-months. He promoted to sergeant as Sgt. M.H. Lee, was invalided from the Battalion. This took effect on July 2, 1916. He was not promoted to lieutenant until March 13, 1917. Source: Operation Picture Me via The 18th Battalion Facebook Group. London Free Press. July 15, 1916.

 

Scouts of the 18th Battalion London Advertiser August 1915 Page 3 Edit

London Advertiser. August 4, 1915. Page 3.

Was a sniper according to a London Advertiser article interview of Sergeant M.H. Lee relating those who were in his sniping platoon.

Part 2 Citys Crack Shot Back from France Ready for Match London Advertister. November 25 1916 Page 1

Source: Citys Crack Shot Back from France Ready for Match. London Advertiser. November 23, 1916. Page 1.

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Source: Operation Picture Me via The 18th Battalion Facebook Group. London Free Press. October 11, 1917.