WWI British War Medal to the Canadian Railway Troops
WWI British War Medal to the Canadian Railway Troops - (3256233 2 CPL. W.G. TRITES. C.R.T.). Naming is officially impressed. Original ribbon, light contact, bruised, near extremely fine. Footnote: William Gordon Trites was born on January 7, 1883 in Moncton, New Brunswick. He was a resident of Moncton when he signed his Particulars of Recruit Drafted Under Military Service Act 1917, on January 29, 1918 with the 1st Depot Battalion, New Brunswick Regiment, Military District No. 7 in Saint John, New Brunswick, at the age of 25, naming his next-of-kin as his mother, Annie Tries of Moncton, stating that he had no previous military service, that he was Single and that his trade was that of Tailor (his letter and number 651605 F.C. under the Military Service Act).