A First & Second War Efficiency Medal Group to the Midland Regt.
A First & Second War Efficiency Medal Group to the Midland Regiment - British War Medal (725166 PTE. G.W. FREDERICK. C.F.C.); Victory Medal (725166 PTE. G.W. FREDERICK. C.F.C.); and Efficiency Medal with CANADA Bar (BDSM. G.W. FREDERICK MID. R.). Naming is officially impressed. Un-mounted, original ribbons, light contact, near extremely fine. Footnote: George Wellington Frederick was born on June 12, 1883 in Campbellford, Ontario. He was a resident of Trenton, Ontario, when he signed his Attestation Paper as a Private with the 109th Infantry Battalion, on January 15, 1916, in Lindsay, Ontario, at the age of 32, naming his next-of-kin as his wife, Margaret Frederick of Trenton, stating the he has twelve years' previous service with the 40th Regiment, that he was married and that his trade was that of Machine Hand. The Battalion was raised in the Victoria and Haliburton Counties of Ontario with mobilization headquarters at Lindsay under the authority of G.O. 151, December 22, 1915. The Battalion sailed July 24, 1916 under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel J.J.H. Fee with a strength of 35 officers and 775 other ranks. In England, the Battalion was broken up and absorbed into the 20th, 21st, 38th and 124th Battalions. Frederick was later transferred to the Canadian Forestry Corps and for his First World War service, he was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. After the war, Frederick served with the Midland Regiment and was awarded the Efficiency Medal.