RSM Gledhill DCM

Sgt. Gledhill front rank middle, near Ploegsteert, Belgium, 1916

RSM (WO1)Frederick Gledhill DCM 

1917-1919

•Born 1896
•Pre war employment as a cutter
•Sgt 1916, wounded at Chateau Dugouts Ypres salient April 1916
•No 2 Coy Mt Sorrel June 1916
•As Sgt becomes CSM No 2 Coy after Mt Sorrel
•Awarded DCM as CSM Jan 1917
•Promoted RSM at 22 years of age
•Hospitalized with fever and CSM Matthews A/RSM until return
•RSM until demobilization 1919
•Becomes RSM 48th Highlanders 1927

73c.

Pte Gledhill rear rank left Valcartier Sept 1914

Gledhill_Picture_Aug1917

RSM Gledhill front second from leftNoeux-les-Mines, France Aug 1917

536f.

RSM Gledhill & RSM Baker (Toronto Scottish) University Armoury, Toronto 1927

Gledhill_Picture_1923

CSM Gledhill front row second from right. Sgt’s Mess Committee 48th Highlanders 1923