Badge and Ribbon of a Companion of The Distinguished Service Order & DSO
Badge and ribbon.
(SEE) OMD 1383 & OMD 204.
First World War DSO awarded to Major (Temporary Ordnance Officer 3rd Class) G C D Kempson, East Lancashire Regiment and Royal Army Ordnance Corps. The recipient was 'Mentioned in in Allenby's Despatches' relating to the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, see Supplement to the London Gazette, 14 June 1918: 'Kempson, Maj. G. C. D., E. Lan. E., attd., A.O.D.'
(Reference : (edited) Creagh, O'Moore (Sir) & Humphris, E M : (?) 1923 : (The) VC and DSO : Standard Art Book Company, London vol 3 pp 95 and 281)