1914/15 Star, Victory Medal & Memorial Scroll to 1/8th R.WAR.R. - KIA Somme 1st July 1916

GBP £ 450.00
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Product code: 52442
Weight: 450 g

2791 PTE T.G.GEYNES R.WAR.R. (on Star)

305441 A.CPL T.G.GEYNES R.WAR.R. (on Victory Medal)

Cpl Thomas George Jeynes Royal Warwickshire Regt. (on Scroll; note spelling)

To France 22/3/15 & served with 1/8th R.WAR.R.

KIA F&F 1/7/16 during 48th South Midland TF Division attack on 'The Quadrilateral' (Heidenkopf Redoubt) on the First Day of the Somme.

He is now commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial & his name is recorded in the Wolverhampton Roll of Remembrance (c.1920).

Note: 'The Quadrilateral' was at the northern end of the Redan Ridge & just east of today's CWGC Serre Road No.2 Cemetery.

With supporting documentation.

Condition: Scroll slightly discoloured, with a few small holes & edge tears. Medals EF on old, faded silk ribbons.