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Neg. No: (GP) L 7208
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 29-05-1922

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Sitter: Lieutenant, later Captain Godfrey Christopher Firbank (1895-1950 ).

Biog: Entered Gloucester Regiment 1914; Lieutenant 1915; transferred Coldstream Guards 1916; Captain 1924; retired 1931.

Date: 29 May 1922.

Occasion: The King's Levée, 29 May 1922: presented, on return from active service, by Lieutenant General Sir Alfred Codrington KCB, KCVO.

Location: -

Descr: HL standing.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, Lieutenant, Coldstream Guards.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: The Military Cross; 1914-15 Star; British War medal 1914-20; Allied Victory medal, 1914-1919, with Oak Leaf.

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Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: The Army List, 1914-1931.

Occasion: The Times, 30 May 1922, p 13b.

Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Military Cross) A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, Spinks Standard Catalogue of British and Associated Orders, Decorations & Medals, London, 1990; (Others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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