WW1 Meritorious Service & Mentioned In Despatches Medal Group of Five with Sons WW2 Medals - Sjt. W.J. Corless, Royal Field Artillery
- Product Code: MM-4788
- Regiment: Royal Artillery
- Era: WW1 Availability:1
A first world war MSM and MID medal group of five awarded to 41664 Sergeant William James Corless, 21 D.A.C. Royal Field Artillery along with his sons second world war medal group.
1914-15 Star named to 41664 Sjt. W.J. Corless, R.F.A.
British War Medal named to 41664 W.O.Cl.2. W.J. Corless. R.A.
WW1 Victory Medal (with M.I.D. oak leaf emblem) named to 41664 W.O.Cl.2. W.J. Corless. R.A.
WW2 Defence Medal unnamed as issued
George V Meritorious Service Medal named to 41664 Sjt: W.J. Corless. 21/D.A.C. R.F.A.
M.S.M. - London Gazette, 17th June 1918
M.I.D. - London Gazette, 7th July 1919
The medals are in good condition.
Comes with a second world war medal group of five awarded to his son, T279983 Corporal W. Corless, Royal Army Service Corps. The group consists of:
1939-45 Star unnamed as issued
Africa Star (with copy 8th Army clasp) unnamed as issued
Italy Star unnamed as issued
France & Germany Star unnamed as issued
War Medal 1939-45 (with M.I.D. oak leaf emblem) unnamed as issued
The medals come with entitlement slip but no box of issue or ay other documentation confirming that they were his but the medals came in together so we have kept the together.
Corporal W. Corless was mentioned in despatches (L.G. 11/1/1945) for Italy.
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