British War Medal 1914-20: Driver A T E Hood, 3 Field Artillery Brigade, AIF

Place Europe: Western Front
Accession Number REL33167.001
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Medal
Physical description Silver
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom
Date made c 1920
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

British War Medal 1914-20. Impressed around edge with recipient's details.

History / Summary

Awarded to 36906 Driver (later Gunner) Archibald Thomas Edwin Hood who served with 3 Field Artillery Brigade, AIF and 3 (Army) Brigade, Australian Field Artillery during the First World War. Hood, an 18 year old salesman and driver from Melbourne, Victoria, enlisted 28 August 1917 and was assigned to the general reinforcements for the field artillery brigades. He sailed from Melbourne, for France, on HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917. After service on the Western Front Hood returned to Australia on 9 July 1919.