MILITARY O.B.E. GROUP TO LT. COL. L.H. TUDOR, S. WALES BORD.

*** RESERVED *** O.B.E. (Military Division) with silver hallmarks to reverse; Queen's South Africa Medal with Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Johannesburg clasps to Lieut. L.H. Tudor, S. Wales Bord.; King's South Africa Medal with South Africa 1901 & 1902 clasps to Lt. L.H. Tudor, S. Wales Bord.; WWI War Medal to Major L.H. Tudor; WWI Victory Medal with M.I.D. Oak Leaf to Major. L.H. Tudor. Accompanied by two original photographs in original envelope dated 5 June 1942 addressed to 'Lieutenant Colonel L.H. Tudor, O.B.E., Moorside, Madeira Rd., Bournemouth, Hants.'
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Description

O.B.E. (Military Division) 27 Dec 1918.

Mentioned In Despatches 18 Dec 1917.

Lechmere Howell Tudor was born on 14 June 1867 in Hempstead, London, educated at Bedford Grammar School and enlisted at the Small Arms School of Musketry in 1897. Commissioned Second Lieutenant with the 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers on 24 Aug 1897, Tudor was promoted to Lieutenant on 10 Sep 1898 and posted to South Africa from 14 Jan 1899 to 14 July 1902 and participated in the actions at Karee Siding, Vet River, Zand River and Johannesburg, promoted Captain 7 May 1902. During WWI, Tudor entered France on 23 Oct 1916 with the rank of Major and was appointed Chief Instructor at the 2nd Army Muskety School fron 17 Mar 1917 to 10 Oct 1918, Mentioned In Despatches on 18 Dec 1917. Promoted to Lt. Col. on 7 Dec 1923, Tudor completed his period of service on 6 Dec 1927, retiring on 5 June 1928.