Record Details for William Stanlake (Coldstream Guards)

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Coldstream Guards
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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.

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More information about Coldstream Guards

Formed: 1855

The Regiment was first formed in 1650 at Berwick, Northumberland as ‘Monck’s Regiment of Foot’ during the English Civil War, by Colonel George Monck as part of the English Parliamentarian... read more here  >>
Campaign Medals:
Crimea Medal
Crimea Medal The Crimea Medal was a campaign medal of the British Forces. William Stanlake was entitled to this for taking

* Medal entitlement listed above is worked out using the same methodology the MOD used for issuing them
Gallantry Awards:
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) The Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) was (until 1993) an extremely high level award for bravery. It was a second level
 
Victoria Cross (VC)
Victoria Cross (VC) The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members
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