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Ww1 British Officers Casualty Medals Framed Bedfordshire Regiment Died Of Wounds

Ww1 British Officers Casualty Medals Framed Bedfordshire Regiment Died Of Wounds

Ww1 British Officers Casualty Medals Framed Bedfordshire Regiment Died Of Wounds

Ww1 British Officers Casualty Medals Framed Bedfordshire Regiment Died Of Wounds

Ww1 British Officers Casualty Medals Framed Bedfordshire Regiment Died Of Wounds

Ww1 British Officers Casualty Medals Framed Bedfordshire Regiment Died Of Wounds

Ww1 British Officers Casualty Medals Framed Bedfordshire Regiment Died Of Wounds

Ww1 British Officers Casualty Medals Framed Bedfordshire Regiment Died Of Wounds

Ww1 British Officers Casualty Medals Framed Bedfordshire Regiment Died Of Wounds

Ww1 British Officers Casualty Medals Framed Bedfordshire Regiment Died Of Wounds

Ww1 British Officers Casualty Medals Framed Bedfordshire Regiment Died Of Wounds

Ww1 British Officers Casualty Medals Framed Bedfordshire Regiment Died Of Wounds

Ww1 British Officers Casualty Medals Framed Bedfordshire Regiment Died Of Wounds

AN ABSOLUTELY SUPERB FRAMED GROUP OF WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS MEDALS ALL CORRECTLY IMPRESSED NAMING TO LIEUT AND CAPTAIN L. ALL NICELY FITTED IN THEIR CONTEMPORARY GLAZED FRAME WITH ORIGINAL RIBBONS. THE OTHER INTERSTING ITEMS ARE A SET OF BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT OFFICERS BUTTONS AND A SHRAPNEL BALL WHICH HAS STRUCK SOMETHING. (POSSIBLY A SOUVENIR FROM ONE OF HIS TWO WOUNDS) CONTAINED IN AN OLD CLOTH BAG. LEONARD JONSTON JONES WAS TWICE WOUNDED DURING THE GREAT WAR. HE WENT TO FRANCE WITH THE 1ST BN ON THE 24TH NOVEMBER 1914. HE IS MENTIONED SEVERAL TIMES IN THE BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT WAR DIARY. HIS FIRST WOUND WAS DURING THE FAMOUS BATTLE FOR HILL 60 IN MAY 1915 WHILST HE WAS WORKING HIS WAY UP FROM THE SUPPORT TRENCHES. UNFORTUNATELY HE NEVER REALLY RECOVERED FROM HIS SECOND WOUND AND DIED ON 5TH MAY 1921. HIS MEDALS WERE SENT TO HIS MOTHER IN PARIS IN 1921. A SUPERB AND 100% GENUINE GROUP TO AN OFFICER CASUALTY WHO SAW MUCH FIGHTING DURING THE GREAT WAR. The item “WW1 BRITISH OFFICERS CASUALTY MEDALS FRAMED BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT DIED OF WOUNDS” is in sale since Monday, October 17, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “oldcontemptible1418″ and is located in St. Neots. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Era: 1914-1945
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Army
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued