Janion DSC, C W

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  • Surname: Janion DSC
  • Initials: C W
  • Date of Birth: 1889-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Country of Death: U
  • Date of Baptism: 0000-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Date of Marriage: 0000-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Date of Death: 0000-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Service Type: Army
  • Regiment/Unit: East Surrey Regiment
  • Battalion, sub-unit or ship: 8th (Service) Battalion
  • Rank: Temporary 2nd Lieutenant
  • Service Record: Fought at the Battle of the Somme and awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) for his actions on 1 July 1916. Records indicate that Janion transferred to the 9th Battalion East Surrey Regiment and fought until the end of the war. Post war, Janion went to South Africa and in 1922 applied for his records to be sent to Parktown Preparatory School, Queen's Place, Johannesburg.
  • Other Sources: Researched by Gavin Pass.