Military Medal, Geo. V
to – 228224 Pte. E. S. Sturgis 26/ R. Fus.
Awarded per LG 12.12.17 [late Arras?]
Recipient only received a Pair only; MIC shows initial service with E. Surrey Regt and then Royal Fusiliers and 1st London Regt.
Recipient came from Nunhead and entered army in Oct. 1914.
The 26th RF was known as the Bankers’ Battalion, raised by the Lord Mayor from bankers, clerks and accountants in the City.
Discharged due to wounds 13th April 1919. Awarded Silver War Badge.
Medal better than GVF – almost NEF.