Description: Medal index cards were created by the Army Medal Office towards the end of the First World War. They record the medals that men and women who served in the First World War were entitled to claim.
Title: London Gazette, 1 January 1919, to be C.M.G.
Description: The KING has been graciously pleased to give directions for the following appointments to the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, for services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Italy. Dated 1st January, 1919: —
To be Additional Members of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Distinguished Order:—
Maj. & Bt. Lt.-Col. (T./Brig.-Gen.) Raymond Theodore Pelly, D.S.O., N. Lan. R. Spec. Res.
Description: Joined the P.P.C.L.I. in August 1914 [an original]. Appointed Major August 1914. Assumed command May 14, 1915. Lieutenant Colonel June 14, 1915. Struck off strength to command the 8th Battalion Royal Irish, December 15, 1915. Resumed command of the P.P.C.L.I. August 3, 1916 and commanded during operations on the Somme, September and October 1916. Detached to general list as Instructor Commanding Officers' Courses at Aldershot November 1, 1916. Subsequently Brigadier Commanding 91st British Infantry Brigade on Western and Italian fronts.
Also became a Lieutenant Colonel with Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, Medal card of Pelly, Raymond Theodore.