|Place||Europe: Western Front|
|Place made||United Kingdom|
|Date made||c 1920|
First World War, 1914-1918
British War Medal 1914-20 : Private J M Peggs, 28 Battalion, AIF
British War Medal 1914-20. Impressed around edge with recipient's name.
1631 Private James Mason Peggs enlisted from Cranbrook, Western Australia on 7 July 1916. He was a 28 year old farmer who was also a keen volunteer with St John Ambulance, and he was appointed as a stretcher bearer with 28 Battalion, AIF. Peggs was killed in action on 4 October 1917. His name is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres. His brother, Robert William Peggs, served with 44 Battalion, AIF, and was severely wounded.