George ThorpeBiography | Medals | Glossary
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Military Cross (bravery award).
Home defence force in which the soldiers were selected by ballot.
Part-time soldiers called up in war to defend UK only.
Military Medal (bravery award).
Meritorious Service Medal.
Infantry soldier's smooth-barrelled firearm. Later replaced by the rifle.
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