Great War family group to brothers, one a Driver F. Ives, Royal Field Artillery, who was present out on the Western Front from 25th July 1915, the other a Private W.J. Ives, 1st/1st Battalion, Berkshire Yeomanry later ‘C’ Battalion then 101st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps, who would have served out in Egypt with the Imperial Mounted Division from February 1917, and then the Yeomanry Mounted Division from July 1917, and then having merged with the with the Buckinghamshire Yeomanry to form C Battalion, Machine Gun Corps in April 1918, would have m

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Great War family group to brothers, one a Driver F. Ives, Royal Field Artillery, who was present out on the Western Front from 25th July 1915, the other a Private W.J. Ives, 1st/1st Battalion, Berkshire Yeomanry later ‘C’ Battalion then 101st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps, who would have served out in Egypt with the Imperial Mounted Division from February 1917, and then the Yeomanry Mounted Division from July 1917, and then having merged with the with the Buckinghamshire Yeomanry to form C Battalion, Machine Gun Corps in April 1918, would have moved with it via Italy to the Western Front in July 1918, where in August 1918 it was retitled the 101st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps.

Group of 3: 1914-1915 Star; (54149 DVR: F. IVES. R.F.A.); British War Medal and Victory Medal; (54149 DVR. F. IVES. R.A.), mounted swing style as worn.

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Frederick Ives saw service as a Driver (No.54149) with the Royal Field Artillery, and present out on the Western Front from 25th July 1915.

British War Medal and Victory Medal; (105963 PTE. W.J. IVES. BERKS. YEO.)

Condition: Good Very Fine.

William J. Ives saw service as a Private (No.105963) with the Berkshire Yeomanry, and later transferred as a Private (No.162934) to the Machine Gun Corps. Ives would have served out in Egypt with the Imperial Mounted Division from February 1917, and then the Yeomanry Mounted Division from July 1917, and then having merged with the with the Buckinghamshire Yeomanry to form C Battalion, Machine Gun Corps in April 1918, would have moved with it via Italy to the Western Front in July 1918, where in August 1918 it was retitled the 101st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps.