GALLIPOLI 1ST DAY LANDER AUSTRALIAN ARMY WW1 MEDAL & BADGE GROUP 3RD BN AIF

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First World War medal trio and Gallipoli plaque to Corporal George Hugman, 3rd Battalion A.I.F. being a 1st Day Lander with the Battalion at Gallipoli, 25th April 1915.

1914/15 Star impressed named to 732 PTE G. HUGMAN. 3/BN A.I.F. War & Victory Medal impressed named to 732 CPL G. HUGMAN. 3/BN A.I.F. Returned Services Badge numbered 39127 and Gallipoli plaque, in the case of issue, hand engraved G. HUGMAN. Trio display court mounted.

George Hugman was born in Cambridge, England in 1892. He enlisted in Kensignton, New South Wales on the 27th August 1914, stating he had served 3 ½ years in the Territorial Forces in England. Allocated to D Company, 3rd Battalion A.I.F.  he was a 1st Day Lander at Gallipoli, the 3rd Battalion being in the 2nd and 3rd wave onto the beach. He was wounded shortly after landing, with shrapnel wound to knee 30th April 1915, France 14th August 1916, Promoted Corporal 11th January 1917. Attended Signal School, wounded France 5th May 1917, discharged 14th February 1918 in Sydney.

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 15 × 10 × 6 cm

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