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Title: Harry Leavis Medal Card
Post by: tempsford on Monday 07 September 09 12:16 BST (UK)
Hi,
Can someone help me with the writing in pencil and what it means. I assume his medals were possibly returned.
Thanks.
Tempsford.
Title: Re: Harry Leavis Medal Card
Post by: km1971 on Monday 07 September 09 12:55 BST (UK)
BWM (British War Medal) returned by Police 16/3/1928.

The rest is the internal references used to record the fact. There is no sign of it being reissued at a later date, so it was probably recycled ten years later, unless you know differently.

If his papers have not survived, and you get no joy here, you could post his numbers on the Great War Forum - it might need three separate threads. An expert in the three services may be able to tell you when the numbers were issued. The ASC became the RASC in 1918. Or you could go to Kew to see the actual medal roll. It may tell you something about his RE service.

Ken
Title: Re: Harry Leavis Medal Card
Post by: tempsford on Monday 07 September 09 13:43 BST (UK)
Hi Ken,
Thank you for your reply, its very helpful. Much appreciated.

Tempsford.
Title: Re: Harry Leavis Medal Card
Post by: amateur_genealogist on Wednesday 19 August 20 09:24 BST (UK)
Hi Ken,
Thank you for your reply, its very helpful. Much appreciated.

Tempsford.

Hi,

Did you ever find out more details about the person's service record or why the medal was returned by policy? This also concerns a person of interest in my current genealogy research.