WWI War Medal to Company Quartermaster Sergeant; 188th Batt.
WWI War Medal to Company Quartermaster Sergeant; 188th Batt. - (886035 A.C.Q.M. SJT. W.G. TICKLE. 188-CAN.INF.). Naming is officially impressed. Light contact, near extremely fine. Accompanied by a copy of his Attestation Paper. Footnote: William George Tickle was born on June 1, 1872 in St. Helens, Lancashire, England. He signed his Attestation Paper with the 188th Infantry Battalion "Saskatchewan Battalion" on January 28, 1916, in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, at the age of 43, naming his wife as next-of-kin, stating that he had three years' previous service with the 2nd Life Guards and was serving with the 52th Regiment (Prince Albert Volunteers), that he was married and that his trade was that of Metallurgist. The Battalion was raised in Northern Saskatchewan with mobilization headquarters at Prince Albert under the authority of G.O. 69, July 15, 1916. The Battalion sailed October 13, 1916 under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel C.J. Donaldson with a strength of 32 officers and 1,004 other ranks. In England, the Battalion was absorbed into the 15th Reserve Battalion.