Military Medal & trio 7th Lincolns - gassed & wounded GBP725
Military Medal GV (241064 Pte –L-Cpl. H Oxborough, 7/Linc), 1914-15 Star (3870 L-Cpl H. Oxborough, Linc R.), British War Medal & Victory Medal (3870 L-Cpl H. Oxborough, Linc R.) GVF Swing Mounted
Comes with 17 pages of service documents, 1901 and 1911 census details, death details, copy of London Gazette and MIC. These with be supplied on a CD ROM or hard copies at extra postage.
Harry Oxborough was born in Grimsby and by trade was a cooper, he enlisted into the 3/5th Lincolnshire Regiment at Grimsby on 10th May 1915 aged 26 years & 6 months. He was married with one child. Was posted to 1/5th Lincolns and subsequently the 7th Battalion having served two tours in France between 27th October 1915 and 1919, broken by period at home recovering from being gassed. In addition to suffering from frost bite, after he was evacuated to England, having been gassed in June 1917, he suffered a gunshot wound to the leg in October 1918 after his return to France. His award of the MM was published in the LG of 24th January 1919. He died in 1965 in Grimsby.
MIC confirms change of regimental number.