A Great War officer’s identity disc as worn by 2nd Lieutenant A.C.M. Pym, 16th Lancers, who saw service in France during the Great War, being Mentioned in Despatches on 1st January 1916.
A Great War silver identity disc stamped ‘2nd LIEUT A.C.M. PYM. 16TH LANCERS. C.E.’, hallmarked for Asprey of London 1915 to reverse.
Condition: attempted erasure of ‘2nd’ of the rank, otherwise Good Very Fine
As worn by Arthur Charles Melville Pym, born 18th December 1897, the son of the late Reverend C.M. Pym, Elmleigh, Lough, Lincolnshire. Having attained his education at Haileybury, he served during the Great War as a Lieutenant in the 16th Lancers in France from 1st March 1915. Mentioned in Despatches for his service in France on 1st January 1916.
who served during the Great War as a Lieutenant in the 16th Lancers, seeing service in France from 1st March 1915