Battle of Amiens Casualty Victory Medal awarded to Private R.H. Hewitt, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment who was killed in the action on 31st August 1919 being buried in Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery.

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Condition: Nearly extremely fine
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Battle of Amiens Casualty Victory Medal awarded to Private R.H. Hewitt, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment who was killed in the action on 31st August 1919 being buried in Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery.

Victory Medal; (44543 PTE. R.H. HEWITT. LINC. R.)

Condition: Nearly extremely fine

Robert Henry Hewitt was born in Middlesbrough and was later to enlist there. Initially serving with the Leicestershire Regiment as a Private (No. 30568), he would later transfer to the 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment with whom he was killed in action during the Battle of Amiens on 31st August 1918.

The son of John and Emily Hewitt of 8 Central Avenue, Acklam Garden City, Linthorpe, Middlesex, he was aged 19, and is was buried in the Vis-En-Artois Military Cemetery.