• £275.00

    WW1 1914 star medal with original ribbon in good condition. The medal was awarded to L1/3353 E.J Wish AB R.N.V.R Benbow battalion Royal Naval Division, the medal shows good age related colour and is clearly marked on the reverse. Mr Ernest John Wish came from Broadstairs Kent his rating was AB and re-entered service on the 4th August 1914 the day war was declared on Germany. He was reported officially as a prisoner of war on the 5th December 1914 at Doeberitz Germany after taking part in operations round Antwerp, the Benbow battalion was disbanded after the raid on Antwerp due to the survivors having been taken prisoners. E.J Wish returned on the 14th January 1919 and arrived at Hull,the paperwork shown is also included with the sale of the medal. Please see the photographs for further details.

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