British War Medal 1914-20 : Sergeant G E Johncock, 47 Battalion, AIF

Accession Number REL29123.002
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

4327 Sergeant George Edward Johncock enlisted from Bangalow on 14 September 1915 and left Brisbane on 3 January 1916. He served first with 47 Battalion and later with 49 Battalion. He won the Military Medal for his involvement in an action at Dernancourt on 5 April 1918. He was killed on 13 August 1918 and is buried at Cote 80 French National Cemetery Etinehem.