Wylum is Chinese name for my Dad. His full name is David William Yee. Since he was named after my Grandpa, to avoid confusion, he used his middle name William. Wylum is Chinese way of pronouncing William.
L/Cpl. William David Yee.
Recommended for a decoration or Mention in Despatches in recognition of the devotion to duty in face of danger and continuing to carry out these duties although without any sleep and with a badly septic foot. After completing his duties on the Mainland, he was posted to various tasks on the Island including runner to the Royal Scots. While he was runner to the Canadians, he undertook to go forward to contact the enemy at Middle Gap. He brought back information of a large concentration of the enemy, which resulted in their decimation (reference Col. Sutcliffe). He was serving as Brigade D/R at West Inf. Bde. H.Q. at the time of capitulation (Reference Lt.Col. Field, R.A.).
(signed) A. N. Braude, Captain O.C. Corps Signals, H.K.V.D.C.
Dad Medals.jpg, by EWY
Found this among Dad's thing while I was cleaning up his stuff.
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