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№ 515


19 April 1995

Hammer Price:

British War and Victory Medals: 802008 Pte. A. S. Claire, 19-Can.Inf.

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, Medals to Casualties of the Great War.

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Archibald Claire joined the 135th Battalion at London, Ontario, 22.11.1915, and sailed from Halifax on the S.S. Olympic, 21.8.1916. He was killed in action 8.8.1918, at the age of 27. Before enlisting he was employed at Labatt’s Brewery. Sold with extract from a newspaper cutting, and copies of Attestation Paper and Statement of Service.