An interesting British War Medal to an officer I the tank corp who served on the Western Front.
On original ribbon named to 2 lieut h chattell .
Herbert was born in Islington c1886 .
1911 census a commercial traveller staying with sister at 87 mantilla Rd, tooting .
He joined the Honorable Artillery Company as pte 4658 I November 1915 .
And entered France June 1916 .
He was wounded 3 times whist serving on the somme.
Bullet wound head November 13th 1916 beaucourt.
Shrapnel wounded foot 8th February 1917 balescourt Farm.
Gunshot Wound Right knee 26th February 1917 .
He was sent home March 1917 no doubt to recover from his wounds .
He was commissioned into 3rd battalion tank corp in June 1918 as 2nd Lieutenant.
Serving I France with them from September 1918 to January 1919 .
Address given as 35 Norfolk Rd Brighton Sussex.
There is a picture available of him in later life on ancestry .
More research needed but a rare medal to a confirmed tank corp officer who served in France albeit late in the war .