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G-18448 PRIVATE JOHN USHER HEDGCOCK, 11TH.BN., QUEEN'S OWN (ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT) :

British War Medal; Victory Medal 1914-19 (R.W. Kent R.) : (The 11th. (Lewisham) Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), entered the war in France from 3 May 1916 : On 7 June 1917 the Battalion, together with 12th.Bn. East Surrey Regiment and 15th.Bn. Hampshire Regiment, took part in the attack at Wytschaete, on the First Day of the Battle of Messines Ridge : The recipient was KILLED IN ACTION on that day, he has no known grave and is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial : He was the son of Thomas and Bertha Hedgcock of Beltinge Road, Herne Bay, Kent and was twenty-five years of age.) : Sold with verification and copy CWGC. information : Original silk ribbons, virtually As Minted - £90