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1DG-6281 PRIVATE J.H. CANNIFORD, 5-DRAGOON GUARDS :

1914 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal 1914-19 (1DG-6281 Pte. 5-D.Gds.); India General Service Medal 1908, GVR., bar,'Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919' (D-19634 Pte. 1 K.D.Guards) : (JOSEPH H. CANNIFORD - Entered the war in France with 5th.(Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Dragoon Guards from 27 August 1914 : The regiment formed part of the 1st.Cavalry Brigade, Cavalry Division and remained on the Western Front for the duration of the war until posted for service in Ireland from 28 May 1919 : It is therefore entirely likely that the recipient took part in the advance and charge by the 5th.Dragoon Guards at Harbonnieres on 8 August 1918 : He subsequently transferred to the 1st.(King's) Dragoon Guards and served in India and Afghanistan in 1919 where it was the only British Cavalry Regiment present : The 1st.(King's) Dragoon Guards went on the serve in Iraq from 21 January 1920.) : Sold with verification : No indication of entitlement to the 'Aug-Nov 1914' Clasp, shown on Medal Information Card : Medals mounted on original silk ribbons : Scarce NEF-EF - £395