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L-9770 PRIVATE A. P. DENNIS, 2/THE QUEEN'S REGIMENT :

1914 Star (L-9779 2/The Queen's R.); British War Medal; Victory Medal 1914-19 (9770 the Queen's R.) : (ARTHUR PHILIP DENNIS - Born 24 September 1894 at East Dulwich, Surrey and enlisted in The Queen's Regiment on 7 October 1910 : In the 1911 Census he is recorded as serving with 1st.Battalion of the Regiment stationed at Warley Barracks, Brentwood, Essex : Entered France with the 2nd.Battalion on 4 October 1914 and was severely wounded in action, most probably at Zillebeke, Ypres on 7 November 1914 :( "The Scotsman" dated 28 December 1914 and "The Surrey Mirror" dated 1 January 1915 both carried reports of him being wounded) : On that date the Battalion carried out a successful attack, driving the enemy back and capturing three machine-guns and retaining the ground gained under constant enemy fire throughout the day : Casualties were heavy and the Battalion sustained 8 Officers and 68 Other Ranks killed, with a further 22 Officers and 415 Other Ranks wounded : The recipient was transferred to 30th.Company, Labour Corps from March 1917 and subsequently discharged on 21 February 1918 as medically unfit in consequence of wounds : In the "1939 Register" he is recorded as a Disabled Soldier, residing at 2 Layard Road, Croydon, Surrey: He died at Croydon in 1942 at the age of 47years. Confirmed as entitled to the 'Aug-Nov 1914' Bar to 1914 Star, and the Silver War Badge.) : Sold with verification, copy 1911 Census information; copy Death Register and other related research : Medals mounted on long lengths of original silk ribbons, NEF - £220