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Order of the British Empire, officer's badge awarded to Colonel C B Stokes, 3rd Skinners Horse, 1919 (c)

Colonel Claude Bayfield Stokes (1875-1948) was an Indian army officer and diplomat. He served in India and was an intelligence officer with Dunsterforce during World War One (1914-1918). He commanded the first detachment of the British Army to go to Baku, arriving on 4 August 1918. Stokes was appointed High Commissioner in Transcaucasia from 1920 to 1921.

From a collection of orders and medals awarded to Colonel C B Stokes, 3rd Skinners Horse, 1895-1937 (c).

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NAM. 1992-06-175-3


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National Army Museum, Study collection

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