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1608 PRIVATE GEORGE GORDON HALL, SUSSEX YEOMANRY :

British War Medal; Victory Medal 1914-19; Territorial Force War Medal 1914-19 (1608 Pte. Suss.Yeo.) : (GEORGE GORDON HALL - Born at Havant, Hampshire around 1895, a fish salesman at the time of his enlistment into the Sussex Yeomanry, on 19 February 1913 : Recorded as being severely injured on 18 February 1915, having been thrown from his horse : He was admitted to Kent and Canterbury Hospital, suffering from a fracture to the base of his skull, and remained unconscious for ten days but recovered although the injury resulted in deafness in his left ear : The Sussex Yeomanry entered the War as dismounted troops in Gallipoli from 8 October 1915 : The Regiment was evacuated to Mudros on 30 December 1915 and then served in Egypt from 7 February 1916 until 1917 : The recipient subsequently transferred to the Machine-Gun Corps and served in France and Flanders as 56082 with the 53rd.Battalion, : He was discharged on 12 November 1919 in consequence of sickness, suffering a 40% disablement and was entitled to the Silver War Badge.) : Sold with verification and copy Service Records : Only nine Territorial Force War Medals in total were awarded to men of the Sussex Yeomanry and this group should therefore be considered as rare : Some light contact marks but generally VF - £850