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Awarded Meritorious Service Medal

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 17 January 1919, Supplement: 31132, Page: 1017.

This medal was awarded for Gallantry, The terms: In 1916, the MSM was awarded to all ranks “who are duly recommended for the grant in respect of gallant conduct in the performance of military duty otherwise than in action against the enemy, or in saving, or attempting to save the life of an officer or soldier, or for devotion to duty in a theatre of war.”

(Source Discription:) Veterans Affairs Canada:

Roll of Service 1914-1918


Sergeant: Transport, 15th Battalion 'H' Company, 3rd Infantry Brigade, Central Ontario Regiment, 48th Highlanders, 28004



Personal Details

  • Home Farm, Kininmonth, Old Deer,

    Aberdeenshire, Scotland.



Service History

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  • This medal was awarded for Gallantry, Meritorious Svcs Medal, Army, 1917, ribbon crimson with white edges and a white centre stripe.Meritorious Svcs Medal
  • 1914-15 Star, was awarded for service in specified theatres of war between 5 August 1914 and 31 December 1915 - Copyright © 2016 Graeme Watson.1914-15 Star
  • British War Medal, was awarded for service between 5 August 1914 and 11 November 1918 - Copyright © 2016 Graeme Watson.British War Medal
  • Victory Medal, was awarded for service between 5 August 1914 and 11 November 1918 - Copyright © 2016 Graeme Watson.Victory Medal
  • World War 1 - 4 Medals Grouped Together - Copyright © 2016 Graeme Watson.Grouped together

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Picture: Header, The first patrol entering Cambrai. The Great War (First World War) World War I hand-coloured photograph from an exhibition of war photograph's in natural colour produced by Colart's Studios, Melbourne, in the 1920s.
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(Edited: Artistic Blur by Graeme Watson, 2016)