British War Medal 1914-1919, disc only, awarded to Rifleman C. Cordwell, Rifle Brigade, later Labour Corps, who saw service with the 9th Service Battalion out on the Western Front from 21st May 1915, was attached to the 162nd Company Army Service Corps from October 1915, and then transferred to the Labour Corps in July 1917, and saw service with the the 215th Divisional Employment Company.
British War Medal 1914-1919, disc only; (2564 PTE. C. CORDWELL. RIF. BRIG.)
Condition: disc only, heavy edge bruising and abrasive marks, hence only about Fine.
Charles Cordwell was born in Old Ford, London, and having worked as a labourer, then attested for service with the British Army at Finsbury Barracks on 31st August 1914, joining as a Rifleman (No.2564) the Rifle Brigade, and was posted to the 9th Service Battalion which was then forming at Winchester. Present out on the Western Front from 21st May 1915, he found himself attached to the 162nd Company Army Service Corps from 6th October 1915, and then transferred as a Private (No.222605) to the Labour Corps on 31st July 1917, for service with the 215th Divisional Employment Company. Posted back to England on 13th February 1919, he was demobilised on 15th March 1919.