The WWII & Korea Awards to G.Gower, Cdn Inf.
1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence Medal; Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Overseas Bar; War Medal 1939-45; Korea Medal (B-800224 G.N. GOWER); and United Nations Korea Medal B-800224 G.N. GOWER). Naming is officially impressed on the Korea Medal and privately engraved on the UN Korea Medal. Board mounted, original ribbons, extremely fine. Accompanied by a biographical sheet. Footnote: G.N. Gower enlisted in Toronto, likely joining a unit from the Toronto area that was not part of the 1st Division that fought in Italy. His medals indicate that he served at least six months in England before his unit participated in the liberation of Europe. During the Korean War, between July 2, 1950 and June 10, 1953, he served in one of the Canadian units of the 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade of the Commonwealth Division.