Army Meritorious Service Medal, GV, Acting Sergeant Arthur Albert Carver, 32nd Bde R.F.A. and R.G.A. An Old Contemptible who landed in France during August 1914.
Officially impressed: “101082 Bmbr: A. Sjt A.C. – A.A. Carver. R.G.A.”
Awarded in the “Peace Gazette” noted for services with the R.G.A. Clerks Section, attached to the 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, R.F.A.
Arthur Albert Carver first entered into the war on 23rd August 1914 with the original contingent that landed to fight at Mons etc.
He was first Gunner 33579 in the 32nd Brigade Royal Field Artillery.
He later became a Bombardier, and when awarded the M.S.M. was an Acting Sergeant in the Royal Garrison Artillery.
He additionally earned the 1914 Star Trio for service, along with the 1914 Clasp and Roses.
Arthur was born in Lambeth, London during 1886.
During his marriage to Gladys Louise Oakley in 1910 he is noted as a “Private Secretary”.
In 1911, before the war he was living in Deptford, with his wife Gladys Louise Carver (born 1888), where Arthur is listed as a “Army Reservist and Stockbrokers Clerk.”
After the war on the 1921 Census, he is shown as a “Stocks and Shares Dealer” employed “On Own Account”, living in Peckham with his family.
He later died in Surrey, during 1949.