A First War M.M. Awarded to Canadian Field Artillery
A Great War M.M. awarded to Corporal M. Cole, Canadian Field Artillery, who was wounded in August 1918 - Military Medal, G.V.R. (91081 Cpl. M. Cole, Can. F.A.), minor edge bruising, nearly extremely fine. Footnote: M.M. London Gazette 24 January 1919. Murray Cole was born in Sarnia, Ontario, on 15 April 1897. A Druggist by occupation, he enlisted into the 29th Overseas Field Battery at Sarnia in January 1916 and entered France as part of 11th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery, in July 1916. Transferred to the 10th Brigade, C.F.A., in May 1917, as a Corporal in the 35th (Howitzer) Battery, he was wounded at Arras on 28 August 1918, suffering a gunshot wound to the right groin. Awarded the M.M., Cole was demobilised on 8 February 1919, his intended place of residence being 136 College Avenue, Sarnia; sold with copied service papers.