Canadian Medals (except Gallantry Medals) > 5th Battalion WW1 Memorial Cross KIA Group of Medals etc. to Baugh
5th Battalion WW1 Memorial Cross KIA Group of Medals etc. to Baugh

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Victory Medal 1914-19 (1051604 Pte. C. R. Baugh. 5-Can. Inf.) with damaged named card box of issue; Canadian Memorial Cross, G.V.R. (1051604 Pte. C. R. C. Baugh.); together with a Silver War Badge, the reverse officially numbered ‘C25838.’; and a Bredenbury & District Tribute Medal, white metal, the reverse engraved ‘G. [sic] R. C. Baugh.’, 
Extremely fine 

Charles Richard Churchill Baugh was born in Winbrae, Saskatchewan, on 29 October 1894 and attested for the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force at Yorktown, Saskatchewan, on 19th February 1917. His occupation was a Farmer. He initially joined the 243rd Battalion but was transferred to the 5th Battalion Canadian Infantry on 24th November 1917 and served on the Western Front from 25 November 1917, he was killed in action on 1st September 1918. He is buried in Upton Wood Cemetery, Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt, France. Circumstances of Death show : Whilst taking part in an attack by his Battalion on the HENDECOURT-LES-CAGNICOURT-DURY ROAD and just before reaching the road, he was hit in the head by an an enemy bullet and instantly killed.

Together with a letter to the recipient’s parents from the Town of Bredenburg, Saskatchewan, regarding the unveiling of the Town’s War Memorial