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A Good Officers Howe Battalion WW1 pair and Plaque.

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A Good Officers Howe Battalion WW1 pair and Plaque.

British War and Victory, S. Lt H.R. Foord. R.N.V.R.; Memorial Plaque, Harold Rickwood Foord.
Condition – NEF

Foord was born on the 3rd July 1882

Sub Lieut Foord served with the Royal Naval Division, Howe Battalion and the second Reserve Battalion Royal Naval Division.
His MIC shows he is also entitled to a 1914-15 Star for service in the Middlesex regiment, with whom he entered France on the 31st May 1915. (The Star sadly missing from the group)
He served in the 2nd Reserve Battalion, Blandford from 7th July 1917, then in the Howe Battalion BEF from the 8th December 1917.
Invalided back to England 27th January 1918, then finally back into the second reserve battalion from the 24th April 1918.
On the 6th March 1919 he is noted as being Dangerously ill at Cambridge Hospital, suffering from Influenza-Pneumonia.

He died on the 4th April 1919 from Pneumonia following Influenza and is buried at Aldershot Military Cemetery.

With card box and envelope for plaque Buckinham Palace enclosure slip, boxes of issue for pair, Memorial Scroll and card tube. Issue letter for his pair.  Photograph of Foord in uniform.