Add to this, my other medalic acquisitions, and I am over the moon. It is a very good thing I scaled back my collecting in deed.
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the Medals are all to original members on the battalions noted on the rims. I find the pair very interesting as he felt he was entitled to more than just a single BWM so he self awarded the Victory Medal. By all appearances, he wore this pair very proudly. The medals are named as follows;
29th Canadian Infantry Battalion 75547 PTE. W.J. SMITH. 29-CAN.INF. Original member enlisted November 16, 1914
28th Canadian Infantry Battalion 73799 PTE. A.B. JOHNSON. 28-CAN.INF. Original member enlisted October 24, 1914
83rd Canadian Infantry Battalion 172078 PTE. A.S. WOODLEY. 83-CAN.INF. Original member enlisted August 14 1915
2nd Canadian Tank Battalion 3084224 PTE. V. LE DAIN. 2-CA.TANK.BN. Drafted into 79th Battery C.E.F. May 11, 1918
51st Canadian Infantry Battalion 436415 A. SJT. H. PETERSON. 51-CAN.INF. Original member enlisted January 15, 1915
184th Canadian Infntry Battalion 874951 PTE. J. FREEMAN. 184-CAN.INF. Original member enlisted March 20 1916. NOTE: Victory Medal is self awarded.
6th Canadian Infantry Battalion. 460322 PTE. R.J. RUSE 6-CAN.INF. Enlisted undetermined unit March 30 1915.