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Item:302390275026~ WW1 1914 Star Medal Trio & Memorial Plaque - Private Harry Halls ~~ Royal Fusiliers ~ A First World War medal trio & solid bronze memorial plaque awarded to Pte Harry Hills 8th Bn. Royal Fusiliers who died age 34 in 1916 whilst in service during the early days of the Somme. The trio consists of: The 1914-15 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. The 1914-15 Star is engraved to the back ‘L – 10611 Pte H. Halls 1/R Fus’. The British War Medal is engraved to the edge ‘L – 10611 Pte H. Halls, R. Fus’. The Victory Medal 1914-1918 is engraved to the edge ‘L – 10611 Pte H. Halls, R. Fus’. The Memorial Plaque is named ‘Harry Halls’. The medals and plaque come with a printed A4 piece of paper from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission giving details of Private Harry Halls who is remembered with honour at Thiepval Memorial in northern France. ~ Dimensions ~ The medals are of the standard size. The memorial plaque has a diameter of 12cm (4 ¾ inches). The set weighs 465g. ~ Condition ~ The medals and plaque are in a very good condition for their age with minimal wear. The medals come with replacement ribbons. The document is a little dog eared with fold marks. * The 1914-15 Star was awarded to all who served in any theatre of war against Germany between 5th August 1914 and 31st December 1915. * The British War Medal was awarded to those who either entered a theatre of war or entered service overseas between 5th August 1914 and 11th November 1918 inclusive. * The Victory Medal (aka The Inter-Allied Victory Medal) is a UK and British Empire First World War campaign medal that was issued to all those who received the 1914 Star or the 1914–15 Star, and to most of those who were awarded the British War Medal - it was not awarded singly. These three medals were sometimes irreverently referred to as Pip, Squeak and Wilfred. * The Memorial Plaque was issued after the First World War to the next-of-kin of all British and Empire service personnel who were killed as a result of the war. * The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme is a war memorial to 72,246 missing British and South African servicemen who died in the Battles of the Somme of the First World War between 1915 and 1918, with no known grave. It is located near the village of Thiepval, Picardy in France #955For further details and condition see pictures.Type:Medals & Ribbons, Issued/ Not-Issued:Issued, Era:1914-1945, Service:Army, Country/ Organization:Great Britain
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WW1 1914 Star Medal Trio & Memorial Plaque - Private Harry Halls Royal Fusiliers