Victory Medal awarded to Private F.F. Corps, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers, who was present out on the Western Front as a member of ‘D’ Company, and was killed in action on 1st October 1918.
Victory Medal; (49897 PTE. F.F. CORPS. R.IR.FUS.)
Condition: Good Very Fine.
Frederick Freeman Corps was born in Stoke, Devon, and was living in Devonport when he enlisted at Plymouth and saw service as a Private (No.49897) with the 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Present out on the Western Front as a member of ‘D’ Company, he was killed in action on 1st October 1918, and is buried in Dadizeele New British Cemetery. Aged 18 at the time of his death, he was the only son of Frederick and Mary A. Corps, of 181 Pasley Street East, Stoke, Devon. Additionally entitled to the British War Medal