A WWI Pair to the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
A WWI Pair to the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry - British War Medal (475399 PTE. R.A. WALTON. P.P.C.L.I.); and Victory Medal (475399 PTE. R.A. WALTON. P.P.C.L.I.). Naming is officially impressed. Un-mounted, original ribbons, light contact, better than very fine. Accompanied by his CEF For Service at the Front Badge (bronze and enamels, numbered "230709" on the reverse, 22.3 mm, screwback); a Handmade Sweetheart Pin (sterling silver, hallmarked and marked "STERLING" on the reserve, illustrating three maple leaves with engraved veins, the larger centre one engraved "BETTY", 23.6 mm x 40.5 mm, horizontal pinback), a Minister of National Defence Medal Award Slip (red and black ink on white paper, 80 mm x 127 mm, fold marks), in a Walters' "Palm" Toffee Edward VIII Coronation Souvenir Tin (tin with a five-colour exterior, illustrating Edward VIII with Windsor Castle in the background, inscribed "Walters' "Palm" Toffee SOUVENIR TIN." on one side and "KING EDWARD VIII ASCENDED THE THRONE 1936 - CORONATION 1937." on the other, 84.5 mm x 150 mm x 32 mm, scuffed). Footnote: Roy Atkinson Walton was born on February 2, 1896 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He signed his Attestation Paper with the 4th Overseas Universities Company CEF on October 9, 1915 in Montreal, Quebec, at the age of 19, naming his next-of-kin as his father, Roland Walton of Red Deer, Alberta, stating that he had no previous military service, that he was not married and that his trade was that of Medical Student. In England, he was transferred to the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.