Record Details for T W C Stedman (Royal Sussex Regiment)

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First Name:
T W C
Surname:
Stedman
Incident Details:
Reported to the War Office Casualty Branch for the 24 hours ended 09.00am.
Incident Date:
03/08/1945
Information:
Casualty List No. 1825. Previously shown on Casualty List No. 274 as reported Prisoner of War now Not Prisoner of War. Previous Theatre of War, France.
Rank:
Corporal
Service Number:
6396517
Campaign Medals:
War Medal 1939-1945
war medal 1939-1945As with most Armed Forces Serving Personnel during the conflict of World War Two, T W C Stedman was entitled to the War Medal 1939-1945. This medal was awarded to all full time service personnel who had completed 28 days service between 3rd September 1939 and the 2nd September 1945. Eligible personnel who had been “Mentioned In Despatches” during the War were entitled to wear a bronze oak leaf emblem on the ribbon. Those eligible for a campaign star, yet who had their service cut short by death, wounds or capture by the enemy, still qualified for this medal.
 
1939-45 Star
1939-45 starWith the information in T W C Stedman's record, it is likely that they were awarded the 1939-45 Star for operational Service in the Second World War between 3rd September 1939, and 2nd September 1945.

T W C Stedman would have been awarded this star if their service period was terminated by their death or disability due to service. Also the award of a gallantry medal or “Mention In Despatches” also produced the award of this medal, regardless of their service duration.

Fighter Aircraft Crew who took part in the Battle of Britain (10 July to 31 October 1940) were awarded the "Battle of Britain" bar to this medal. In undress uniform, a silver-gilt rosette was worn on the medal ribbon to denote the award of this clasp.
Service:
British Army
Battalion:
2nd Battalion
Archive Reference:
WO417/95_2
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ORBATS

Orders of Battle (ORBATS) are documents produced by the military to show the hierarchical structure, command organisation and disposition of units for particular engagements of the British Military. At the highest level they show a breakdown of the units involved in entire conflicts, the First World War in this case, including Divisional and Brigade commanding officers, the organisation of the divisions right down to the battalion level along with their attached units from for example, the Royal Artillery. With the ORBATS you are able to determine exactly where units were on a given date and the battle, action or event they took part in.

The ORBATS data transcribed by Forces War Records has allowed us to produce this interactive map, with which you can track the progress of units throughout the course of the First World War, from the opening battle at Mons to the closing stages of the Spring Offensive.

Royal Sussex Regiment during World War 2

WW2 Battalions of the Royal Sussex Regiment

1st Battalion:
September 1939: The 1st Battalion was based in Egypt.
October 1940: The Battalion joined the 7th Brigade of the 4th Indian Division near Cairo and so began an association which was to last until the end of the War.... read more here  >>
WWII Daily reports (missing, dead, wounded & POWs)

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