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Militia Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

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Militia Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

Edward VII. (2994 Pte. G. BORKE. 5TH R. IRISH R. MIL.). Naming is officially impressed. Original ribbon, crisp detail, minor residue in recessed areas, better than very fine. Accompanied by copies of his Attestations for Militia Volunteers (1872), Militia Attestation (1889) and Attestation for the Miltia (1903). Footnote: George Borke was born in St. Marys, Kilkenny, Ireland around 1855. He signed his Attestions for Military Volunteers at the age of seventeen on April 19,1872 in Kilkenny and stated his trade as Hair Dresser. He later signed his Militia Attestion on February 25, 1889, stating that he had had fifteen years previous military service in the 5/R. IRISH. He signed his Attestion for the Miltia, December 16, 1903, re-enlisting for a third stint, at age forty-four. He was discharged from service upon "Termination of Engagement", December 15, 1907, having been previously awarded his MLSGC Medal from the Army in 1905. (BSC255)
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