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eMedals-1914-15 Star - Wounded at Ypres Gas Attack

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1914-15 Star - Wounded at Ypres Gas Attack

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1914-15 Star - Wounded at Ypres Gas Attack

1914-15 Star - Wounded at Ypres Gas Attack; (8305 PTE T. BARRELL. 2/CAN:INF:). Naming is officially impressed. Original ribbon, very fine. Accompanied by copies of his Attestation Paper, Will and Casualty Report. Footnote: Thomas Barrell was born on August 11, 1887 in London, England. He signed his Attestation Paper on September 23, 1914, stating that he was married (Alice Mary Barrell), that he had no previous military service and that his trade was that of Iron Worker. He died of his wounds at No. 10 Casualty Clearing Station on April 30, 1916, likely due to wounds from gas at Ypres, and is buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, near Poperinghe, twelve kilometres west of Ieper town centre, Belgium. His Will dated February 6, 1915 stated "In the event of my Death I give the whole of my Property and Effects to Mrs Alice Mary Barrell my Wife". He was eligble for the 1914-15 Star, along with the British War Medal and Victory Medal, which are not included here. (COM866)
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