1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

James Albert Merison

Contributed by: Madeleine Paine, on 2008-11-11

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Rank
First Name James Albert
Surname Merison
Year of Birth 1880
Year of Death 1963
Regiment 21st Lancers
Place of Wartime Residence London, Essex

James Albert's Story

My Great Grandfather was apparently the only Englishman to be awarded the Russian Order of St Anne. He received the honour during the 1914-1918 war. He was a Sergeant-Major of the 21st Lancers. He served for 20 years in the cavalry. He served in Russia, France, Belgium and Flanders.

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