A First War Canadian Medal Pair to the 31st Infantry Battalion
A First War Canadian Medal Pair to the 31st Infantry Battalion - British War Medal (424740 PTE. C.C. REEVES. 31-CAN.INF.); and Victory Medal (424740 PTE. C.C. REEVES. 31-CAN.INF.). Naming is officially impressed. Un-mounted, original ribbons, dark patina on the BWM, surface wear on the VM, very fine. Footnote: Clifford Clemoh Reeves was born on October 10, 1896 in Lindsay, Ontario. He signed his Attestation Paper under the alias of Clifford Reeves Dickerson on June 19, 1915 with the 31st Infantry Battalion "Alberta Regiment" at Sewell Camp, west of Carberry, Manitoba, at the age of 18, naming his next-of-kin as his mother, Mrs. E.G. Dickerson of Dauphin, Manitoba, stating that he had no previous military service, that he was not married and that his trade was that of Type Setter. He later signed a second Attestation Paper after the war, on June 9, 1919, under his real name, Clifford Clemoh Reeves, adjusting his birth year to 1898, which would have made him 16 when he originally signed with the 31st Infantry Battalion, naming his next-of-kin as his mother, Mrs. Daisy Dickerson of Lindsay, stating that he had three years and five months' previous service in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, that he was not married and that his trade was that of Railroad Car Checker.