A Birchall Casualty sent to Gallipoli and Retired Unfit in WW1

Flag_of_the_United_KingdomThis single is a 1914-1915 Star belonging to William Birchall. It is impressed to 20177 Pte. W. Birchall Essex R. William deployed to the Balkans on the 19th of September 1915. He was discharged on the 30th of March 1917 under category 16, “No longer fit for war service”, in this case because of wounds. William was also entitled to the Silver Wound Badge 152379.

Update: I found his Victory Medal in the UK, 4 years later!

 

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