British War Medal and Victory medal pair to 43rd Canadian Infantry.
Edwin James Smith, born 1890 in Chichester, West Sussex joined the 1st Manitoba Regiment in January 1918. His next of kin is given as his mother Fannie Peskett of 89 Olway Cottage, West Lavant, near Chichester.
Smith was wounded, gun shot wound to back and right shoulder in October 1918, admitted to field hospital in Le Havre.
British War Medal and Victory medal pair ( 2129398 PTE. E. J. SMITH. 43 – CAN. INF )