DEPLEDGE, J. W., Lieutenant, R.N.R. Volunteering in January 1915, he was posted to H.M.S. "Syria," in which he was engaged on important patrol work in home waters until discharged in July 1916. He then took command of s.s. "Corea," and rendered valuable services in transporting supplies and ammunition to France. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service, Victory and Mercantile Marine War Medals, and in 1920 was still serving in the same ship.