Military Provost Staff Corps

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Soldier Details:
Surname: Yesford
Initials:   J.
Rank:   Corporal
Army No.:  P/15836
Notes:   MFP. Awarded the 1915 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (3) Egypt, 17/3/1915 to 25/4/16 and (1) France, 26/4/16 to 22/2/17. 9/10/1911 he enlisted as a Pte 1 Border Regt. No. 10207, age 18.11 years, occupation Tram Cleaner, address, 68 Yorkshire Street, Burnley, Lancashire. 20/6/1918 transferred to the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, No. 455602, 15/7/1918 transferred to MFP, Cpl, 9/9/1918 to discharge no longer medically unfit. 2 x telegrams in his army record state, 11 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, No. 10207 Cpl J Yesford, 1 Border Regiment, GSW chest, dangerously ill, and 9/2/1917 now out of danger, GSW Chest. 9/9/1919 he received 9/-d per week for 52 weeks to be revised in 52 weeks. 1/1922 address shown as 861 Milwaukie Avenue, Detroit, USA. Info from Pension Index Cards: Yesford, John, Cpl, Loyal North Lancs, Border Regt, MFP, No. 15836, 55602, 18207, case posted to shell for transfer, SFJ.1075, 22/10/1913, address: 68 Yorkshire Street, Burnley, file returned to Cards Section 30/3/1921. Stamp: Ad 17/9/1917 at 9/- from 10/9/1918 to 9/9/1919, Chelsea Nom VV50.1574, Received 20/9/1918. Also:- Yesford, John, MFP, P/15836, Cpl, 9/9/1918 discharged, born 1893, single, address: Holly Farm, Long Lane, Thornton, Liverpool. disability, GSW Chest, VDH (valvular disease of heart), due 30%. Card marked Trans to Colonial Sect, 21/3/1921. John Yesford. John Yesford.

Decorations/Medals/Awards (1)
  1. Decoration:   Silver War Badge Gazette Date: 1918-09-24 Gazette Issue: WO 329/3243 Gazette Page: List MPC/82
Citation:   Badge No. B15421. Enlisted 9/10/1911, discharged 9/9/1918. KR 392 (xvi), Army Order VI d/14/9/1918. Age 25years 10months. Served abroad.