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medal card R J Jolley


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just one more thing chaps could you please explain this medal card for me. He died in 1918 and it would appear his medals were sent many years later to his father? Any info would be great.

many thanks yvette. :rolleyes:

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Hi

here's his CWGC entry

Name: JOLLEY

Initials: R J

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Regiment/Service: Cheshire Regiment

Unit Text: 1st Bn.

Date of Death: 22/08/1918

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. B. 21.

Cemetery: BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, GEZAINCOURT

I'm not an expert but I don't think 3 years is late to get his medals and they could have been named all the same on request I think, someone will tell you

Mel

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3 years was pretty standard

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My Gt uncle Thomas Clay received his in 1922 - here's the card he returned acknowledging receipt:

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