Orders, Decorations & Medals - Australian Groups
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TRIO TO MID AND WIA: 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19 with MID. 2658 Pte. A.M.Gains. 22/Bn A.I.F. on first medal, 2658 Sgt. A.M.Gains 22 Bn. A.I.F., the last medal with naming removed. Both named medals impressed. Display mounted, very fine.
Together with East Ham Education Authority, Perfect Attendance medal in bronze (38mm), holed for suspension loop, reverse inscribed, 'M.Gains/1907'.
MID: LG 11/7/1919, p8830; CAG 30/10/1919, p1657.
Arthur Maurice Gains, farmer, age 18, born at Birmingham, England; Enl.24Jul1915 at Melbourne, Vic in 6th Reinf 22Bn; Emb.27Oct1915; Trf to 7Bn 24Feb1916; to L/Cpl 27Aug1916 in France; to Cpl 12Feb1917; to L/Sgt 27Sep1917; attended and qualified at Lewis Gun Course 17Nov1917 and then attended 16th Rifle Course; to Sgt 27Nov1917; WIA 09Aug1918 GSW right arm, during his company attack at Lihons, France during the Battle of Hamel; Disch.26Nov1919 in England; Arthur Maurice Trist Gains died 1971 at Mornington,Vic.
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