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Help with medal card please


BillyH
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This is the top right hand corner of a medal index card / SWB card.

I have come across more than one of these with "MG" noted in the "cause of discharge" box.

Could it be Medical Grounds, can anyone say for sure please?

 

BillyH.

 

 

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Who's the man ?

 

It could be 'medical grounds' but does that not just duplicate the 'sick' reason

Craig

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Thanks Craig,

That was the reason that I asked, it seems unnecessary.

On the other hand, there is another odd variation on the same theme, below.

 

BillyH.

 

 

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It looks like the same writing - same clerk ? (could he have initialled the cards he did ?)

 

Have you looked at the rolls ?

 

Craig

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3 hours ago, ss002d6252 said:

Have you looked at the rolls ?

 

No overseas service, no rolls.

Not to worry, I was just curious.

 

BillyH.

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35 minutes ago, BillyH said:

 

No overseas service, no rolls.

Not to worry, I was just curious.

 

BillyH.

There'd not be a medal roll but there will be the SWB rolls (which may or may not help)

 

Craog

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The SWB records just add the note (for both of them) as "Medically unfit for further service"

 

BillyH.

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I guess bad teeth or poor eyesight would count as Medical Grounds but without the Sick/Wounds. Para 392 III is Recruit within three months of enlistment considered unfit for service. Example 1 managed 13 weeks and 2 days.

 

Example 2 ; one would think that Wounds would not be 392 IIIc, if the wound occurred post-enlistment you'd expect XVI surely?

 

Or, did he enlist with an existing wound which was hidden for 8 weeks?

TEW

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