Sgt Frank Poole, Essex Regt


1921 Mar 19. BEM for his conduct at Crossbarry. His citation reads, "Sergeant Poole displayed gallantry in leading a party of young soldiers in action on 19th March, 1921. He also made repeated attempts to bring in a wounded officer lying in an exposed position, under heavy fire".

Medal of OBE 5998840 Sgt. F. Poole MM (Awarded for Crossbarry ambush) L.G. 1/6/21


Crossbarry Ambush