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Military Medal and Pair – “Special Award” to 2-7th Warwicks.


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Military Medal, Geo. V, and British War Medal/Victory Medal pair.

to – 305614 Pte. J. H. Watts, 7/ R. War. R. [from Birmingham]

Pair – Pte. J. Watts, R. War. R. [not entitled to Star]

John Horace Watts born in 1897 in Aston; served in 2-7th R.W.R. and address shown as 666, Bristol Rd., Selly Oak, Birmingham. Died in Birmingham in 1964.

Interestingly, the MM awarded quite late (LG 18.12.19) for France and Flanders and noted as “Special Award” and is even noted on MIC as such.

Circumstances unknown.

With original typed chit “Extract from Army Orders” announcing award to him and original handwritten “Memorandum” from War Office to recipient at Birchfields, Birmingham re fact of award and proposal to post.

About NEF condition.