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British War Medal; Victory Medal 1914-19 (Capt.) : (GEORGE HERBERT WEDDERBURN - Born at Southampton, Hampshire around 1887, resided with his parents at Bernard Street, Southampton and was employed in his father's business as a scale maker : Joined the Hampshire Yeomanry (Carabiniers) Territorial Force and was subsequently granted a Commission : The Regiment was absorbed into the 15th.(2nd.Portsmouth) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment from 27 September 1917 : Promoted to Captain and entered the war in France from 3 April 1918 : Joined Hampshire Regiment in the field during May 1918 with the rank of Lieutenant : Killed in action on 9 August 1918, on that day the Battalion suffered three Officers killed; four wounded and one missing, with thirteen Other Ranks killed, one hundred and one wounded, eight of whom died of their wounds and a further thirteen men missing : He has no known grave and is commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial: His medals were claimed by his brother.) : Sold with verification, copy 1911 Census Record, copy extracts from Battalion War Diary, copy entry from "The Hampshire Independent" newspaper of Saturday, 17 August 1918 reporting the recipient's death. This Officer's Service Record is available at The National Archives under reference - WO374/72858 : Medals mounted on long lengths of original silk ribbon EF - £295