A Canadian Great War Battle of the Hundred Days Military Medal group awarded to Private G. Larwood, 52nd Canadian Infantry Battalion - Manitoba, who saw service out on the Western Front from March 1918, being wounded in action on 5th October 1918, suffering a gun shot wound to his nose, and awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 3rd July 1919, which indicates an award won during the Battle of the Hundred Days in September / October 1918.

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A Canadian Great War Battle of the Hundred Days Military Medal group awarded to Private G. Larwood, 52nd Canadian Infantry Battalion - Manitoba, who saw service out on the Western Front from March 1918, being wounded in action on 5th October 1918, suffering a gun shot wound to his nose, and awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 3rd July 1919, which indicates an award won during the Battle of the Hundred Days in September / October 1918.

Group of 3: Military Medal, GVR bust; (663179 PTE G. LARWOOD. 52/MAN:R.); British War Medal and Victory Medal; (663179 PTE G. LARWOOD. 52-CAN.INF.)

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George Larwood was born on 11th October 1897 in High Wycombe, England, and having emigrated to Canada, where he settled in Honeywood, Ontario, and worked as a farmer, then enlisted into the Canadian Forces on 8th January 1916 at Shelburne, joining as a Private (No.663179) the 164th Battalion.

Arriving in England on 22nd April 1917, he then saw service out on the Western Front from 26th March 1918 with the 52nd Canadian Infantry Battalion - Manitoba, and was wounded in action on 5th October 1918, suffering a gun shot wound to his nose. Evacuated to England, he saw no further active service, and returned to Canada on 7th June 1919, being discharged on 18th June 1919.

Larwood was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field in the London Gazette for 3rd July 1919, which indicates an award won during the Battle of the Hundred Days in September / October 1918.