Horace Bertrum Stevens - Military Medallist

Photograph of Lance Corp. Horace Bertrum Stevens of the Cambridgeshire Regiment, which was attached to a dressing station in France.He was awarded the M.M. for devotion to duty. Lance Corp. Stevens was the youngest son of Charles Stevens of Swaffham Bulbeck and Susannah Louisa Stevens of 71 Cavendish Road,Cambridge. He took over a dressing station at the front on 31 July 1917 when the doctor had been killed. Lance Corp. Stevens had been twice wounded at Hill 60 in May 1916 and also on 14 October 1916. He joined up in October 1914 and went to France in February 1915. Before the Great War he worked as a whitesmith’s labourer for Mr J. Vail of Post Office Terrace.