A Great War 1914 Old Contemptible’s trio awarded to Corporal A. Saunders. 1st later 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, later 1/4th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment, who saw service on the Western Front from 12th September 1914, and having been discharged and then re-enlisted, was once again discharged, this time ‘physically unfit’ on 6th February 1918.

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A Great War 1914 Old Contemptible’s trio awarded to Corporal A. Saunders. 1st later 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, later 1/4th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment, who saw service on the Western Front from 12th September 1914, and having been discharged and then re-enlisted, was once again discharged, this time ‘physically unfit’ on 6th February 1918. Group of 3: 1914 Star; (3-8585 PTE A. SAUNDERS. 1/NORTH’N R.); British War Medal and Victory Medal; (3-8585 CPL. A. SAUNDERS. NORTH’N. R.) Condition: Nearly Extremely Fine. Together with recipient’s Silver War Badge, reverse numbered: ’337437’, pin replaced. Arthur Saunders came from Moston, Manchester, and was a pre-war soldier, who was then recalled, and served during the Great War as a Private later Corporal (No.3-8585) with the 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, seeing service on the Western Front with the British Expeditionary Force from 12th September 1914, he transferred to the 2nd Battalion, and is believed to have been discharged time expired, but then re-enlisted into the British Army on 11th July 1916. Having rejoined, Saunders saw service as a Corporal (No.235102) with the 1/4th Battalion, later the 14th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment, and was then once again discharged, this time ‘physically unfit’ on 6th February 1918, being awarded the Silver War Badge No.337437, being then aged 28.