Family group to brothers:
British War and Victory Medals (3700 Pte. W. Whitbread, Essex R.) with Bronze Memorial Plaque (William Whitbread); British War and Victory Medals (3701 Pte. J. J. Whitbread, Essex R.) with Bronze Memorial Plaque (John Joseph Whitbread) extremely fine (6)
Private W. Whitbread was killed in action in Palestine, 26 March, 1917. Private J. J. Whitbread died of wounds in Gallipoli, 16 August, 1915. Both brothers enlisted at West Ham and served with the 6th battalion in Gallipoli from 10 August, 1915, and are both entitled to 1914-15 Stars.