Orders, Decorations & Medals - Australian Groups
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WWI MEDALS TO BROTHERS: Trio: Military Medal (GVR type 1); British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19. 16403 Spr A.L.Hager Aust:E on first medal, 16403 Spr A.L.Hager 3-Sig Coy A.I.F. on second and third medals.; Pair: 1914-15 Star; Victory Medal 1914-19. 2663 Pte H.W.Hager 16/Bn A.I.F. on both medals. All medals impressed. Last medal of trio with staining on obverse, fine.
MM: LG 17/6/1919, p7696; CAG 10/10/1919, p1498.
'For bravery and devotion to duty during the period 24.8.18 to 31.8.18. Throughout the advance Spr Hager carried out his duties as Bde Section lineman with exemplary courage repairing forward lines under heavy shell fire and greatly assisting in the successful maintenance of forward communications'.
Arthur Lancelot Hager, bar steward, age 26, born at Ballarat, Vic; Enl.18Jul1916 at Perth, WA; Emb.29Dec1916 Fremantle; RTA 01Jun1919; Disch.16Aug1919.
Henry William Hager, sailor, age 30, born Ballarat, Vic; Enl.17Jun1915 at Perth, WA; Emb.02Sep1915 Fremantle; WIA 26Nov1915 GSW head and neck, Gallipoli Peninsula; RTA 21Jun1916.
With copies of Service Files for these two brothers and two other brothers, all of whom enlisted in Perth.
2852 Pte Bernard Hager, miner, age 20, born Ballarat, Vic; Enl.03Jul1915 at Perth, WA; Emb.01Oct1915 Fremantle; WIA 24Jul1916 France and again on 10Apr1917; RTA 01Feb1918.
7022 Pte James Hager, tram conductor, age 25, born Ballarat, Vic; Enl.05Oct1916 Perth, WA; Emb.23Dec1916 Fremantle; KIA 08Jul1918 France; Buried Crucifix Corner Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux.
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