Great War India Service Army Meritorious Service Medal and Third Afghanistan War 1919 and long service group awarded to Sergeant E. Lambert, 1st Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s West Riding Regiment, sometime 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment,...

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Condition: light contact wear, about Good Very Fine
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Great War India Service Army Meritorious Service Medal and Third Afghanistan War 1919 and long service group awarded to Sergeant E. Lambert, 1st Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s West Riding Regiment, sometime 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment, who saw service during the war out in India, and it was for his ‘valuable services rendered in India in connection with the war’ that Lambert was awarded the Army Meritorious Service Medal, the award being confirmed on 3rd June 1919, and published in the London Gazette for 3rd September 1920, one of five such awards to his regiment for service in India. In the meantime Lambert had seen service in Afghanistan and on the North West Frontier of India during the Third Afghanistan War of 1919.

Group of 4: British War Medal 1914-1919; (9717 SJT. E. LAMBERT. W. RID. R.); India General Service Medal 1908, 1 Clasp: Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919; (9717 SERGT. E. LAMBERT. 1/DUKE OF WELLINGTON’S REGT.); Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, GVR Fm. bust; (4524395 SJT. E. LAMBERT. D.W.R.); Army Meritorious Service Medal, GVR Fm. bust; (9717 SJT. E. LAMBERT. 1/W.RID.R.)

Condition: light contact wear, about Good Very Fine.

Edgar Lambert came from Bradford, West Yorkshire, and saw service during the Great War as a Sergeant (No.9717 later No.4524395) with the 1st Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s West Riding Regiment, being present on service out in India. It was for his ‘valuable services rendered in India in connection with the war’ that Lambert was awarded the Army Meritorious Service Medal, the award being confirmed on 3rd June 1919, and published in the London Gazette for 3rd September 1920, one of five such awards to his regiment for service in India. In the meantime Lambert had seen service in Afghanistan and on the North West Frontier of India during the Third Afghanistan War of 1919. In addition Lambert saw service at some stage as a Sergeant (No.64459) with the 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment.

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