A Medal of the Order of the British Empire group of four to Sergeant R.H.Purser, Royal Army Medical Corps,
Lot 190
A Medal of the Order of the British Empire group of four to Sergeant R.H.Purser, Royal Army Medical Corps,
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A Medal of the Order of the British Empire group of four to Sergeant R.H.Purser, Royal Army Medical Corps,
Medal of the Order of the British Empire, engraved (Richard Hayward Purser.); 1914 Star with Mons bar (5935 Pte R.H.Purser. R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medal (5935 Sjt.R.H.Purser. R.A.M.C.). Very fine. (4)

Footnotes

  • London Gazette 1.1.1918.

    For courage and self sacrifice in working long hours in spite of severe physical disabilities brought about by hardship incurred in the retreat from Mons.

    A scarce military award.

    His MIC shows him serving overseas from 17th August 1914, entitled to clasp. He was discharged as medically unfit on 16th December 1915. He is entitled to a Silver War Badge.
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