Scarce Honourable Artillery Company Medal Trio

£225.00

From Sevenoaks, Kent

Twice wounded by Gun Shot (1916 / 1918)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 in stock

Description

Scarce Great War Medal trio to John Amsden. He entered France 27th April 1915 with 1st Battalion HAC.

His service papers reveal that he was wounded twice during the course of the war. He was wounded, gun shot wound, in the left leg November 1916 and again by gun shot wound in the side 12th October 1918. There is also reference, on Soldier’s Statement form, to a Slight Shell Wounding October 8th 1918 caused by enemy shell near Cambrai. His total service was 4 years 90 days.

1914/15 Star (2573 PTE. J. AMSDEN. H.A.C.), British War Medal and Victory Medal pair (2573. PTE. J. AMSDEN. H.A.C. INF.)

Prior to joining the HAC he owned and worked on his own farm at Duncan, Vancouver Island, Canada to which he returned sometime after the war. His address post war immediately is given as  Colous, The Weald, Sevenoaks, Kent.

His father, F W Amsden lived at Woodene, Sevenoaks, Kent.

Commission SKU – JFNC