Private C. Ell, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

Private C. Ell, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

Code: 51937

£675.00 Approx $854.43, €789.47
 

Private C. Ell, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, who was severely wounded on the Western Front in June 1918

British War and Victory Medals (1879 Pte. C. Ell. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.); Territorial Force War Medal 1914-19 (1879 Pte. C. Ell. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) 

Condition nearly extremely fine 

FOOTNOTE

Christopher Ell attested for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry at Headington, Oxford on 23 May 1913, aged 17, and served with the 1st/4th Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 25 May 1916. He was severely wounded by gunshot to the left leg on 14 June 1918, requiring amputation at the thigh, being admitted into the Mile End Military Hospital on 23 June 1918; he was later transferred to the Special Surgical Military Hospital at Birmingham in the August and was fitted with a ‘satisfactory’ artificial limb. He was discharged permanently unfit for war service on 8 January 1919, and was awarded Silver War Badge No. B.110052.