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China 1900 – no clasp – Maxims, RA – Later Killed in Action 1917

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China 1900, no clasp.

to – 1490 Gnr. C. J. Baker, 3rd Sec. Maxims.

Correct on roll – a scarce unit. Only 43 awards to No. 3 Section.

With copied papers – born Assington, Sudbury, Suffolk and enlisted into RHA ex Royal Fusiliers Militia, in 1899 and posted to Maxims in 1900.

After discharge in Oct. 1902, worked as a Gardener in Assinton.

Recipient was killed in action in May 1917 serving with 6th Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regt. and is commem. on the Arras Memorial.

Medal GVF+/NEF