A fine Great War 1914-1915 trio awarded to Private M. Curran, 7th Service Battalion later 2nd Battalion, Cameron Highlanders, who was present out on the Western Front with the 7th Service Battalion from 3rd October 1915, and wounded in action with a gunshot wound to the right side and hand on 23rd May 1916. After recovery he transferred to the 2nd Battalion for service in Salonica from January 1917 and contracted malaria.

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A fine Great War 1914-1915 trio awarded to Private M. Curran, 7th Service Battalion later 2nd Battalion, Cameron Highlanders, who was present out on the Western Front with the 7th Service Battalion from 3rd October 1915, and wounded in action with a gunshot wound to the right side and hand on 23rd May 1916. After recovery he transferred to the 2nd Battalion for service in Salonica from January 1917 and contracted malaria.
Group of 3: 1914-1915 Star; (S-16815. PTE. M. CURRAN. CAM’N. HIGHRS.); British War Medal and Victory Medal; (S-16815 PTE. M. CURRAN. CAMERONS.)
Condition: Good Very Fine.
Michael Curran came from Ayr, Scotland, and having worked as a mechanic, then attested for service with the British Army at Glasgow on 14th January 1915 and saw service during the Great War as a Private (No.S-16815) with the Cameron Highlanders, and was posted to the 7th Service Battalion out on the Western Front from 3rd October 1915.
Wounded in action with a gunshot wound to his right side and right hand on 23rd May 1916, he was posted home to the Depot on 31st May 1915, and on recovering, was then posted to the 3rd Reserve Battalion on 24th November 1916, and posted out to the join the 2nd Battalion in Salonica on 17th January 1917 and contracted malaria whilst out there. Posted home to the Depot on 27th January 1919, Curran was discharged to the reserve on 20th March 1919 when he is also noted as suffering from deafness.