Claud Alfred Leonard Pascoe OBE

1887 Jan/Mar Born Camberwell, London

1891 census at Court Villa, Penally Village, Penally, Nash, Pembroke

1901 census at at school at Christ College, Brecknock St David Within, Brecon

1911 census A Schoolmaster at Lucton School Lucton Kingsland Herefordshire

1912 Aug 30 Leaves UK for Canada intending to farm

1914 Aug 17 Arrives UK from Canada

1915 Jul 5. Lands in France

1916 Feb 3. Trooper Claud Alfred Leonard Pascoe, from King Edward's Horse, to be Second Lieutenant (on probation). (LG gives 1916 as his commission)

1916 Aug 15. 2nd Lt. C. A. L. Pascoe to be temp. Capt., without pay and allowances, whilst holding the appointment of Bombing Officer, vice 2nd Lt. (temp. Capt.) A. G. Souray, who vacates the appointment and relinquishes the temp, rank of Capt.

1919 Jul 8. To be Temp Major whilst empld. as Chief Instrs. Machine Gun. — Lt. (actg. Capt.) C. A. L. Pascoe, 2nd Lond R., T.F., and M.G. Corp

1919 Jul 17. AIR/1960 confirms Captain C.A.L.Pascoe attached as Machine Gun Instructor at Rostov

1920 Mar 15. Military OBE Gazetted. The King has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, on the recommendation of the General Officer Commanding, British Military Mission, in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in South Russia. Lt, temp Major Claud Alfred Leonard Pascoe, 2nd London Regt, attd to MGC

1920 Oct 28. 2nd Bn., London Regt.—Lt. C. A. L. Pascoe, O.B.E., is restored to the unit.

1920 Oct 28. Joined ADRIC with service no 907. Posted to H Coy

1921 Aug 28. Discharged medically unfit, not due to service in ADRIC

1921 Aug 30. Leaves UK for Canada. He is a journalist. Travels 1st class and intends living in Canada

1921 Nov 9. Gazetted out as Major

1931 May 7. Sails from Bermuda to USA. He is an editor traveling with his wife Laura. They live in Canada

1940 Apr 13 Arrives in UK from Canada, he is a "journalist" living in Canada

1940 Jun 24. Leaves UK for Canada, he is an Army Officer. Lives in Canada

2010 His medals auctioned in Australia

Group of Six to Major Claud Alfred Leonard Pascoe court mounted; OBE Military (1st type); 1914-15 Star impressed to 1560 Pte C.A.L.Pascoe; British War Medal and Victory Medal (MID) impressed to Major C.A.L.Pascoe; Russian Order of St Vladimir 4th Class with swords; Order of St Stanislaus 2nd Class (records also indicate Pascoe's entitlement to the Order of St Anne 3rd Class in addition to the above named group, but the breast badge is not present). The lot includes some research on Russian makers of Imperial orders and a book extract detailing White Russian Imperial awards to the recipient. A wonderful gVF-EF group OBE (LG16th July 1920) Pascoe, Lt (T.Major) Claud Alfred Leonard, 2nd Bn Lon Reg attd MGC in recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with military operations in South Russia MID (LG 16th July 1920) for valuable and distinguished services rendered with the British Military Mission in South Russia WO/0137/6178 (MS3B, FD) 1st July 1920 entitled to Order of St Vladimir 4th Class with swords; Order of St Anne 3rd Class; Order of St Stanislaus 2nd Class PRO.AIR/204 confirms Order of St Anne 3rd Class by Armed Forces of South Russia Order No.2783 dated 22nd Nov 1919 at Theodosia in Crimea, PRO. AIR/1960 confirms Captain C.A.L.Pascoe attached as Machine Gun Instructor at Rostov 17th July 1919 Est. $6,000

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