Offered is a 1918 WW1 Military Medal group of 3 to Temporary Sergeant Livesy, who would have won this award for actions during the. Military Medal (King George V) impressed named 241925 P. LIVESEY; War and Victory Medal impressed named 41925 PTE.The medals are court mounted for display. Comes with copies of the medal index card, medal roll & London Gazette.
From Whittle le Woods, Lancashire. 1939 Register still working in the cotton industry and was also an Auxilliary fireman.Unfortunately Temporary Sergeant Livesey records did not survive the blitz and very little is known of his wartime service. What is known is that he served with the 2/5. Battalion East Lancashire Regiment with the regimental number of 241925. As Christopher was born in December 1898, he would have just turned 16 in 1914. The age to be posted overseas was 19 so it is doubtful that he was serving overseas prior to 1917.
It was with the 1/5. Battalion that he was awarded the Military Medal. It was published in the London Gazette 11th Feb 1919 and his medal was schedule numbered 201,777. Schedule 201,000 209,999. Covers the Battle of Amiens 8.1/5th Battalion East Lancashire Regiment. Part of East Lancashire Brigade in East Lancashire Division. Moved on mobilisation to Chesham Fold Camp (Bury) but sailed on 10 September 1914 from Southampton for Egypt. 26 May 1915 : formation became 126th Brigade, 42nd (East Lancashire) Division. 14 February 1918 : transferred to 198th Brigade in 66th (2nd East Lancashire) Division. We list militaria and coins weekly. We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research. We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges. We can also conduct military research on your behalf and value cherished objects with a current market or insured value. 2/135 Russell St, Morley, WA. We run two specialist military auctions per year. Items are accurately described & photographed. Additional costs for this standard service will be added for this service based on publicly available Australia Post rates.
Please note, these items are located and will be posted from Australia. We appreciate fair feedback from you once you receive the item. We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service. The item "WW1 1918 AMIENS MILITARY MEDAL GROUP 241925 LIVESEY 5TH EAST LANCASHIRE REGIMENT" is in sale since Sunday, November 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\1914 - 1918 (WWI)".
The seller is "jb_military_antiques_14" and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.