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This superb group of medals was awarded to Albert Thomas Jones, of St Mary’s Chepstow, South Wales. His next of kin address is given as his father at 6 Church Road, Chepstow. He was 21 years and 6 months when he attested into the 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers in 1902. He joined at Brecon and served briefly in South Africa. His entitlement to the 2 clasps on his QSA is confirmed on the medal roll for the 2nd Battalion.
His Great War service Medal Index Card confirms that he entered France 13th February 1915 with the rank of Lance Sergeant. The medal roll for the Star confirms his rank of Lance Sergeant and the medal roll for the British War Medal and Victory Medal confirm his rank of Company Sergeant Major with the 1st Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment, Warrant Officer Cl. II.
He was discharged wounded 17th September 1917, aged 37 years. The roll for the Silver War Badge confirms these dates and that he had re-enlisted 8th April 1908. His SWB number was 244871.
His service numbers were 7736 South Wales Borderers. 102 Monmouth Regiment and later 225012 Monmouth Regiment.
The medals are named as follows:
Q.S.A. (Transvaal and South Africa 02 Clasps): 7736 PTE. A. T. JONES. S. WALES BORD.
1914/15 Star: 102 L. SJT. A. T. JONES. MONMOUTH R.
British War Medal and Victory Medal Pair: 102 W. O. CL. 2 A. T. JONES. MONMOUTH R.
Territorial Efficiency Medal (GVR): 102 CPL. A. T. JONES. 1 / MON: REGTVisit us at http://www.ttandm4h.com if you wish to buy or if you wish to sell any medals. We pay very fair prices and are open and honest in our communications with no hidden tricks.
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