Three: Corporal J. W. Ranson, 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment,

Three: Corporal J. W. Ranson, 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment,

Code: 52053

£285.00 Approx $352.72, €331.01
 

Corporal J. W. Ranson, 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment, later Royal West Surrey Regiment and Labour Corps

British War and Victory Medals (41619 Sjt. J. W. Ranson. The Queen’s R.); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, E.VII.R. (128 Cpl. J. W. Ranson. 5/Essex Regt.) mounted as worn,

Condition  very fine 

FOOTNOTE

James Walter Ranson was awarded his Territorial Force Efficiency Medal in July 1910, one of only 41 E.VII.R. Territorial Force Efficiency Medals awarded to the 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment. He served with the Royal West Surrey Regiment during the Great War, and also with the Labour Corps, being discharged due to sickness on 24 March 1919, and was awarded a Silver War Badge No. B283376.

Sold with; three card identity discs, named ‘2447 J W Ranson, CE, 5 Ex’; ‘77407 J W Ranson, CE, 130 Lab Co’; and ‘77407 J Ranson, CE, 130 Lab Co’; and a somewhat damaged Diploma from Braintree Council inscribed ‘Presented to Sergt J W Ranson by the people of Braintree to record their appreciation of his services to our country during the Great War of 1914-18 and to express their heartfelt thanks and gratitude for the devotion and self-sacrifice which made possible the great victory. Signed Rob J Johnson, Chairman, Braintree Urban District Council, Braintree, 15 Dec 1919.’