WW1 KIA BRITISH ARMY MEDAL GROUP TRIO WITH DEATH PLAQUE KING’S OWN

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WW1 British medal group to Private Thomas Smith, who served with the 1st/5th Battalion of the King’s Own – Royal Lancaster Regiment.

*1915 Star named in impressed capitals: 17967 PTE T. SMITH. R. LANC: R.
*British War Medal and Victory Medal named in impressed capitals: 17967 PTE T. SMITH. R. LANC. R.
*Death Plaque named to THOMAS SMITH & King’s Own cap badge
Includes copy paperwork relating to Smith, his life and death. It is noted he enlisted 23rd February 1915. He served in France with the 1st/5th Battalion of the King’s Own – Royal Lancaster Regiment. He is shown as being wounded on the 1st Day of the Battle of the Somme (1st July 1916). He was Killed In Action 31st July 1917 at St. Jean. He is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial. He was 23 years old at the time of his death and hailed from Heywood, England.

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Weight 2.2046226218488 kg
Dimensions 15 × 15 × 7 cm

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