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WW1 Trio Medals to Worcester Reg and tin, KIA Ypres

Original group of WW1 Medals, all original with the original ribbons

Belonging to

  • Private W H Richards
  • Number 9741
  • Worcestershire  Regiment

Killed in action 12/3/15


£350.00
£291.67 EXC VAT

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Original group of WW1 Medals, all original with the original ribbons

Belonging to

  • Private W H Richards ( William Henry)
  • Number 9741
  • Age 25
  • Worcestershire  Regiment

Killed in action 12/3/15

Born Dudley Worcestershire

Named on Menin Gate ( pannel 34)

The 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment was mobilized at Tidworth on the evening of the 4th of August 1914 and proceeded to France with 3rd Division, sailing from Southampton on the  S.S. Bosnian, landing at Rouen on 16th August 1914. They saw action at Mons, Le Cateau, the Marne, the Aisne and La Basse.

During a major battle around Ypres on Thursday the 12 March 1914 the 3rd battalion suffered heavy causalities in an attack on Spanbroek with 9 officers and 77 other ranks killed most are named on the Menin gate

Set contains:

  • 1914-15 star
  • 1914-1919 Victory medal
  • 1914-1918 silver war medal
  • 1914 chocolate box
Weight: 300 grams