Military Provost Staff Corps

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Soldier Details:
Surname: Sargon
Initials:   A.I.
Rank:   Captain
Army No.:  167449
Notes:   Provost Officer. Indian Army. 12/7/40 serving with HQ CMP Cairo.

Decorations/Medals/Awards (3)
  1. Decoration:   Distinguished Service Order Gazette Date: 1919-05-26 Gazette Issue: 31356 Gazette Page: 6466
Citation:   Capt. Arthur irons Sargon, IARO., attd. 114th Mahrattas. (Mesopotamia) For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in command of two companies at Mushaq on 26th October, 1918. Although early wounded and exposed to heavy fire which caused many casualties, he maintained his position for a whole day and night. The excellent service rendered by his companies were in great measure due to his grit and determinatjon.
  2. Decoration:   Order of the British Empire Gazette Date: 1926-05-28 Gazette Issue: 33166 Gazette Page: 3453
Citation:   For services in connection with operations in Iraq during the period September to November 1924. Captain Arthur Irons Sargon, SO, Indian Army, Inspecting Officer of Police, Iraq.
  3. Decoration:   ORDER OF AL RAFIDAIN, 3 CLASS Gazette Date: 1943-02-05 Gazette Issue: 35892 Gazette Page: 660
Citation:   The King has been pleased to give and grant unto Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Irons Sargon, DSO, OBE. His Majesty's Royal licence and authority to wear the Insignia of the Third Class (Civil Division) of the order of Al Rafidain, which Decoration has been conferred upon him by His Majesty the King of Iraq in recognition of valuable services rendered by him in the capacity of Inspecting Officer of Police Iraq.