Record Details for Cyril Gordon Martin (Royal Engineers)

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Cyril Gordon
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Lieutenant
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WW1 Actions and Troop Movements (ORBATS) for ,

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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 Engineers during World War 1

Preparation for the Battle of Arras 1917
From October 1916 the Royal Engineers had been working underground, constructing tunnels for the troops in preparation for the Battle of Arras in 1917. Beneath Arras itself there is a... read more here  >>
Campaign Medals:
1914/15 Star
1914/15 Star With the information in Cyril Gordon Martin's record, it is likely that they were awarded the 1914-15 star campaign medal



  
 
British War Medal
British War Medal Cyril Gordon Martin was entitled to the British War Medal for service in World War One. This British Empire

 
Victory Medal
Victory Medal Cyril Gordon Martin was entitled to the Victory medal, also called the Inter Allied Victory Medal. This medal was  

* Medal entitlement listed above is worked out using the same methodology the MOD used for issuing them
Gallantry Awards:
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) Instituted on 6th September, 1886 by Queen Victoria in a Royal Warrant the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military
 
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD)
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) A soldier mentioned in dispatches (or despatches) (MID) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a
 
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
 
Commander Of The Order Of The British Empire
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Order Of The Nile (Fourth Class)
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