Great War 1914 Cavalryman’s trio and Territorial Efficiency Medal group awarded to Corporal later Warrant Officer 2nd Class G.H. Southam, 18th Queen Mary’s Own Hussars, later Corps of Hussars and Royal Artillery. With the 18th Hussars he saw servi...

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Condition: some contact wear, Very Fine.
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Great War 1914 Cavalryman’s trio and Territorial Efficiency Medal group awarded to Corporal later Warrant Officer 2nd Class G.H. Southam, 18th Queen Mary’s Own Hussars, later Corps of Hussars and Royal Artillery. With the 18th Hussars he saw service out on the Western Front from 15th August 1914, as part of the 2nd Cavalry Brigade in the 1st Cavalry Division. Southam ultimately saw service post-war in the Territorial Army as a Warrant Officer 2nd Class with the Royal Artillery.

Group of 4: 1914 Star with copy slip-on Clasp; (47731 CPL. G. SOUTHAM. 18/HRS.); British War Medal and Victory Medal; (6704 A.SJT. G.H. SOUTHAM. 18-HRS.); Territorial Efficiency Medal, GVR bust; (1662273 W.O.CL.II. G.H. SOUTHAM. R.A.)

Condition: some contact wear, Very Fine.

George H. Southam was a pre-war regular soldier who saw service as a Corporal later Acting Sergeant (No.6704) with the 18th Queen Mary’s Own Hussars out on the Western Front from 15th August 1914, as part of the 2nd Cavalry Brigade in the 1st Cavalry Division. South later transfwrrredc as an Acting Sergeant (No.47731) to the Corps of Hussars, through whom he claimed his 1914 Star hence the later service number, two Medal Index Cards being in existence for him. Southam ultimately saw service post-war in the Territorial Army as a Warrant Officer 2nd Class (No.1662273) with the Royal Artillery.