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eMedals-A First War Group to the Rifle Brigade; KIA on the Somme

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A First War Group to the Rifle Brigade; KIA on the Somme

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A First War Group to the Rifle Brigade; KIA on the Somme

A First War Group to the Rifle Brigade; KIA on the Somme - 1914-15 Star (S4-041744 L. CPL. B. HOGG. A.S.C.); British War Medal (S4-041744 CPL. B. HOGG. A.S.C.); and Victory Medal (S4-041744 CPL. B. HOGG. A.S.C.). Naming is officially impressed. Dark patina on the BWM, light contact, near extremely fine. Accompanied by a signed Victory Medal Award Certificate from the Rifle Brigade Record Office (dated August 2, 1921 at Winchester).  Footnote: Benjamin Disraelie Hogg was married to Mabel Hogg of 56 Howard Road, Manfield, Nottinghamshire, England. He enlisted as a Lance Corporal in the Army Service Corps (S4-041744) for service in the First World War, later attaining the rank of Corporal. He was transferred to the 16th Battalion, Rifle Brigade as a Rifleman (B/202131) with the rank of Private. He is documented as having died between March 21 and March 31, 1918, at the Somme, at the age of 35 and is remembered with honour at the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France, Panel 81 to 84.
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