James Albert Merison
Contributed by: Madeleine Paine, on 2008-11-11
|First Name||James Albert|
|Year of Birth||1880|
|Year of Death||1963|
|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.