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Lot 2039    SESSION 8 (2.30PM WEDNESDAY 29TH MARCH)    Orders, Decorations & Medals - Australian Singles

Estimate $150
SOLD $220

BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-18 TO POW. 3786 Pte H.Giese 13 Bn. A.I.F. Impressed. Extremely fine.

Henry Giese, poulterer, age 21, born at Brisbane, Qld; Enl.21Sep1915 at Holdsworthy, NSW; Emb.20Dec1915; 04Mar1916 TOS 13Bn at Tel-el-Kebir; Emb.01Jun1916 to join BEF in France; WIA 11Aug1916 at Pozieres, shell wounds left arm and back; to England for treatment and recuperation; rejoined 13Bn 12Feb1917; MIA 11Apr1917 and later reported POW, captured at Reinecourt (Bullecourt) and interned at Limburg an der Lahn in Hesse, Germany (German list dated 23Jun1917); repatriated to England arriving at Leith 01Dec1918; to Weymouth 04Jan1919; RTA 05Mar1919; Disemb.23Apr1919 2MD; Disch.20Jun1919.

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