We remember Alhaji Grunshi

We remember Alhaji Grunshi

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Timeline

Timeline

1914
theatres Togoland :5e Source:6630184 7th August 1914
1917
theatres East Africa :5a Source:6639380 11th October 1917
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:6639380 5th March 1918
1919
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:6630184 13th March 1919
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:9418313
service British Army Company Serjeant Major 5655 Gold Coast Regiment West African Field Force Source:1492566
service British Army Regimental Sergeant-Major 5655 Gold Coast Regiment West African Frontier Force Source:9418313

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alhaji
Initials A
Last Name Grunshi,
Source 9418313
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 5655 Gold Coast Regiment West African Field Force Company Serjeant Major
British Army 5655 Gold Coast Regiment West African Frontier Force Regimental Sergeant-Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DCM, MM, MID British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration

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Evidence

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Wikipedia entry : Alhaji Grunshi Bryan5462
How the Empire saved an outgunned, outmanned Britain in The Great War Bryan5462
The Great War and the butcher’s bill in Africa (27 June 2014) Bryan5462
Why was the first German defeat of WW1 in Africa Bryan5462
West Africa and the First World War Jonathan101862

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