WW1 / Colonial Auxiliary Long Service Medal Group of (4) Medals to Sgt. Hermitage, The Canadian Field Artillery
All named to "43016 Sgt. George A. Hermitage".
George Albert Hermitage was born on 3rd July 1890 at Lambeth, London, England and was a Locomotive Piece Work Foreman when he attested at Valcartier on 24th September 1914. He served with the "CFA - Canadian Field Artillery - 1st Heavy Battery". Prior to WW1 he had already spent 7 and 1/2 years with the "Montreal Heavy Artillery". He fractured a leg at "Arras" in September 1915 whilst placing a Field Gun which sank in to a soft spot of ground and trapped him. He received a medical discharge in May 1916. George died in Montreal on 12th May 1963.
VF Condition, swing mounted on a mounting brooch as worn.
The group includes the following medals:
1. 1914 - 1915 Star named to "43016 Sgt. George A. Hermitage - CFA". (Possible correction on rank over first two letters, "SG")
2. WW1 War Medal named to "43016 Sgt. George A. Hermitage - CFA".
3. WW1 Victory Medal named to "43016 Sgt. George A. Hermitage - CFA".
4. George V issue For Long Service In The Colonial Forces Medal named to "Sgt George A. Hermitage - 2nd Med Bde. C.A."