To- 1876.2.AM / CPL.W.H.ANDERSON.RFC / RAF
(RFC on the 1914-15 star & RAF on the pair)
William Henry Anderson born in Bilston, Staffordshire in 1885 & joined the R.F.C 21-10-1914. He first served overseas in Egypt from 13-11-1914 to 6-9-1915 & then went on to return to the UK before serving in France from 21-9-17 to 28-8-1918.
He spent a lot of time in hospital due to Asthma & ill health & eventually left the service 3-4-1920
NEF with MIC & copy RAF service papers
Alexander Walker was born 12-9-1915 & was living in Broughty Ferry, Forfarshire when he enlisted in to the R.N.V.R 27-4-1915. He served on Gallipoli & in France with the Howe battalion of the RND & was actually reported as having being killed in action
13-11-1916. This was actually incorrect & he went on to serve with the Hawk battalion RND before finishing his war serving with the 7th entrenching battalion.
GVF with copy RND card index details
Alfred Flowers first landed in France 17-12-1915 serving with the 8th service battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment & transferred to the Labour Corps with service number 513814 before being discharged to the class Z army reserve 29-4-1919
NEF & complete with MIC & medal roll details
Horton Victor Harrilld was a member of the Oxford University OTC & attended Oriel College. He was commissioned in to the Liverpool Regiment 22-11-16 & went on to serve in Salonica with the regular battalion.He was discharged with a silver war badge in 1922 & when he applied for his medals in 1924 he was living in Sevenoaks, Kent.
NEF with MIC details & other basic research details.
1914-15 Trio with box of issue for the pair
Arthur.O.Smith from Monk Seaton enlisted 22-11-14 in to C- Battery, 14th Northumbrian Brigade, Royal Field Artillery & served with the 50th Division. He landed in France 18-4-1915 & spent the duration of the war serving with the Northumbrian R.F.A. He was renumbered as 750466 and was discharged at the wars end. Complete with the recipients first edition copy of the history of the 50th division by Everard Wyrall. Published in 1939 by Lund Humphries in which the recipient has added an inscription in ink on the flyleaf detailing his WW1 service in France. (First edition copies of this rare book retail between £50 & £125 with specialist online book retailers)
N.E.F & complete with copy pages from the recipients service record & MIC details. The book is a good clean example which most book sellers would consider to be a very nice example in very good condition with no faults, spine damage, or loose pages.
Albert Victor Webb was born in West Bromwich, Birmingham 30-6-1899 & joined the R.N.V.R 20-6-1917 giving his trade as motor driver. After initial training he served at HMS Dolphin, HMS Lucia & HMS Titania before being demobilized 13-2-1919.
EF/MINT with short lengths of the original silk medal ribbons & complete with copy service papers.
Herbert Ellis was living in Coundon,Bishop Auckland when he enlisted in to the 6th battalion of the Durham Light Infantry 4-1-1915. He first landed overseas in France 27-6-1915 & received a severe gun shot wound to the left thigh 24-8-1918.
GVF with MIC & medal roll details along with copies of the recipients medical discharge papers.
Alexander Kerr first landed in theatre of war 2B The Balkans / Gallipoli & went on to serve with the Machine Gun Corps with service number 56267 prior to his discharge in 1919.
NEF & court mounted for wear. Complete with both MIC & medal roll details.
William Shuttleworth served with the 7th battalion of the North Staffordshire Regiment in Mesopotamia & Iraq & went on to serve with the Royal Berkshire Regiment with service number 54643.
NEF & complete with both MIC & medal roll details
Reginald William Thorne served with the 1/4th battalion of the Dorset Regiment.
NEF with both MIC & medal roll details.
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