Donald Paton Malyn was born in the Parish of Braintree, Essex, on 5 July 1894. A Clerk at Barclays Bank, he enlisted at Chelmsford on 27 August 1914, and was serving as C. Army Service Corps when commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant on 12 April 1915.
He entered the Balkan theatre of war on 10 June 1915, serving at the Stores Transit Depot at Helles, and afterwards at Alexandria Military Forwarding Depot where he remained for the duration of the war. He was promoted to Lieutenant on 1 March 1916, and Temp.Captain on 3 September 1917. A rare instance of a recipient of two classes of the Order of the British Empire which, because one is the Civil Division and the other the Military Division, he is properly allowed to wear together. He could, however, only use the higher post-nominal letters. London Gazette 5 June 1952. Manager, Barclays Bank (Dominion, Colonial and Overseas), Cairo. London Gazette 1 January 1919. For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in Egypt. Rare OBE MBE WW1 Star British War Victory medal Captain Malyn of Braintree Essex. (Military) group of five awarded to Captain D. Malyn, Royal Army Service Corps The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.
(Civil) Officers 2nd type breast badge; The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M. (Military) Members 1st type breast badge, silver, hallmarks for London 1919; official impressed WW1 medals, 1914-15 Star 2."; British War and Victory Medals "Capt. Mounted as worn, IMO extremely fine Supplied with a comprehensive history file with some copy documents Old WW1 Daimler army truck RASC Donald Paton Malyn was born in the Parish of Braintree, Essex, on 5 July 1894. Create your brand with Auctiva's. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "Rare OBE MBE WW1 Star British War Victory medal Captain Malyn of Braintree Essex" is in sale since Friday, November 12, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons". The seller is "theonlineauctionsale" and is located in Offchurch.
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