A genuine , fullsize WW1 British War and Victory medal to Private John Turley of the 1st Royal Irish Rifles who was Killed in Action 31st July 1917 at the Battle of Pilckem Ridge (Passchendaele). The medals have correctly impressed naming to 3962 PTE. John Turley, born 1883 in Blaris, County Antrim entered the war in France 16/6/1915 (also entitled to the 1914-15 Star). He is remembered at the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial. Husband of Annie Turley of 107 Cyprus Street, Belfast.
The British War medal has edge nicks, the Victory medal has wear to the gilt. Comes with long, original ribbons that are discoloured. The item "WW1 BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDAL PAIR ROYAL IRISH RIFLES KIA PILCKEM RIDGE" is in sale since Sunday, October 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons".
The seller is "antiquesofwarwick" and is located in Leamington Spa. This item can be shipped worldwide.