India General Service Medal 1908 with North West Frontier 1908 Clasp.
Named to; 8341 PTE. G. CANNON 1st W. Y. REGT
1st Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment.
His service papers, copies of which are included, confirm his award of this medal. Importantly they also reveal that he was awarded the 1914 Star Medal Trio. He entered France 8th September 1914.
He was taken prisoner almost immediately and was held Prisoner of War for the duration of the War.