Victory Medal 1914-1919 To Bombardier Bertram Ash, Royal Marine Artillery . Wounded at Antwerp/ Ostend 1914
Wounded serving with the RMA Battalion at Ostend & at Dunkirk August and October 1914.
With copy of service papers Born on the 6th of April 1877 born in Walmer Devon Joined Royal Marine Artillery in 1895
From the 13th to the 22nd August, 1914 Oostende (also known as Ostende) was a British seaplane base, and for four days at the end of the month it was protected by the British Marine Brigade. From the 7th to the 12th October it was the seat of the Belgian Government. On the 8th October the 3rd Cavalry Division landed at Oostende; but the port was closed on the 14th and entered by the Germans next day.