Acting Sergeant Arthur George Mepham, 1155 (MT) Coy., R.A.S.C.

1888 Oct/Dec Born Greenwich

1891 census I cannot find the family in the census

1901 census at 11, Orchard Hill, Greenwich

1911 census at 3 Ashburnham Road Greenwich S E (still there on MIC)

1914 Aug 13. Landed in France

1921 Mar 19. In the action at Crossbarry. His citation reads, "During an ambush on a convoy of several lorries, the Crown Forces sustained heavy casualties and were forced to leave their lorries and retire on a small farm. Sergeant Mepham seeing the officer in charge of the convoy and several others lying wounded in exposed positions, made his way back to the lorries and drove off one in which he took all the wounded to a place of safety".


Crossbarry Ambush