Mentioned in Despatch Citation of Eric Halse

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Eric Halse was mentioned in Despatches presumably for the Dardenelles campaign. Born in Johannesburg in 1898, Eric Halse came to Bedford with his parents as a boy and was educated at Bedford Grammar School. After leaving the school in 1913 he joined the Artists Rifles, a territorial unit, and on the outbreak of war was commissioned with the East Yorkshire Regiment. During the 1914-1918 War he served at the Dardanelles and in France. Towards the...