RSM Gledhill DCM

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

RSM (WO1)Frederick Gledhill DCM 


•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


Pte Gledhill rear rank left Valcartier Sept 1914


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


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


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