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1914-15 Star, (57133. C.S.Mjr. R.E.). 57133 / 19753 Company Sergeant Major H.J. Burridge, Royal Engineers - £495.00

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ConditionGVF/EF
DocumentsYes
BoxedNo
Product ID1031137

Recipient

NameH.J. Burridge
RankCompany Sergeant Major
UnitRoyal Engineers
Regimental No.57133 / 19753

Attached Medals

1914-15 Star
Notes(57133. C.S.Mjr. R.E.)
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Notes(57133. W.O.Cl.2. R.E.)
Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal
TypeEdward VII issue
Notes(19753 Mechnt: St: Sjt: R.E.)
Army Meritorious Service Medal
TypeGeorge V issue military bust
Notes(57123 C.S.Mjr. 102/F. Coy. R.E.)

M.S.M. London Gazette 1 January 1917 (France).Henry John Burridge was born in the Parish of St Cuthbert’s, Wells, Somerset, and enlisted into the Royal Engineers at Wells on 9 April 1885, aged 20 years 3 months, a carpenter and joiner by trade. He was appointed Lance-Corporal in November 1886; promoted 2nd Corporal, August 1888; Corporal, October 1889; Sergeant, November 1892; Mechanist (Coxswain) Staff Sergeant, September 1901. Served overseas, Halifax N.S., 11-22 May 1886; Ceylon, 1888-92. L.S. & G.C. 5.8.03. Discharged 8.4.1916 having served 21 years. Re-enlisted 9.11.1914, discharged 2.6.1919 after 4 years, W.O. Class 1. Married Miss Emily Cook 18.8.1895. Note; on his 1914 enlistment papers he states by mistake born in ‘Trinity Weymouth’ his trade was boatbuilder. A very interesting group.Sold with leather bound Account Book for 19753 Henry John Burridge, R.E., for the period 1885-1902.