​ A Great War Canadian Final Advance September to October 1918 single Military Medal awarded to Private T.S. Staton, Canadian Army Medical Corps, who having been born in Newcastle-on-Tyne, then emigrated to Canada and settled in Toronto, and saw service during the Great War out on the Western Front with the 1st Canadian Field Ambulance from December 1917, being awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 3rd July 1919 which indicates an award won during the final advance on the Western Front in September to Oc

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A Great War Canadian Final Advance September to October 1918 single Military Medal awarded to Private T.S. Staton, Canadian Army Medical Corps, who having been born in Newcastle-on-Tyne, then emigrated to Canada and settled in Toronto, and saw service during the Great War out on the Western Front with the 1st Canadian Field Ambulance from December 1917, being awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 3rd July 1919 which indicates an award won during the final advance on the Western Front in September to October 1918.  

Military Medal, GVR bust; (228219 PTE T.S. STATON. CAN: A.M.C.)

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Thomas Sinkinson Staton was born on 27th February 1886 in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, and having then emigrated to settle in Toronto, Canada, and having worked as a plumber, with the ongoing Great War, he then attested for service with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force at Toronto on 23rd March 1916, joining as a Private (No.228219) the 201st Battalion.

Staton arrived in England on 7th May 1917, and transferred into the Canadian Army Medical Corps on 27th October 1917, being posted to the 16th Canadian General Hospital at Shorncliffe on the same date. Sent to the Western Front on 20th December 1917, he was posted to the 1st Canadian Field Ambulance as part of a detachment of reinforcements on 15th February 1918, and was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 3rd July 1919, which indicates and awarded won during the final advance on the Western Front in September to October 1918. Staton was posted back to Canada on 10th May 1919, and discharged on 19th May 1919.


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