Battle of Amiens casualty Victory Medal awarded to Guardsman E.P. Caveney, 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards, who was present out on the Western Front from 4th May 1918, and died of his wounds whilst undergoing treatment with the 19th Casualty Clearing ...

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Battle of Amiens casualty Victory Medal awarded to Guardsman E.P. Caveney, 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards, who was present out on the Western Front from 4th May 1918, and died of his wounds whilst undergoing treatment with the 19th Casualty Clearing Station on 25th August 1918.

Victory Medal; (16716 PTE. E.P. CAVENEY. S.GDS.)

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Edward Percy Caveney came from West Smithfield, London, and having worked as a clerk, then attested for service on 27th February 1916, and was transferred to the Army Reserve. Mobilised on 14th April 1917 as a Guardsman (No.16716) with the 3rd Battalion, Scots Guards, he was post4ed to the 2nd Battalion out on the Western Front on 4th May 1918, and having been mortally wounded, died of his wounds whilst being treated at the 19th Casualty Clearing Station on 25th August 1918. Caveney is buried in St. Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent, he was only 19 years old, his home address being given as 28 St. John Street, London