Sergeant Alexander Paterson

Alex Paterson enlisted in the Rifle Brigade on 8th September 1914, arriving in France in 1915. He was wounded in the later stages of the Somme Offensive and honourably discharged from the army in early 1917. He was awarded both the Distinguished Conduct Medal and the Military Medal for gallantry in action. He recalled being sent out to gather intelligence...

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