An Old Contemptible 1914 Star Trio awarded to Temporary Corporal Albert Edward Hickford late Berkshire Militia and Army Service Corps who served in France from the 16th August 1914 until the 11 November 1918, comprising, 1914 Star, contemporary copy slip-on Aug-Nov clasp, (T-22875 Dvr. A.E. Hickford. A.S.C.), 1914-1920 British War and Victory Medals, (T-22875 T. Cpl. A.E. Hickford. A S.C.), toned fine
Albert Edward Hickford was born in 1886 in Bagshot in Surrey, he attested on the 15th November 1904 for the 3rd, Militia, Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment transferring to the Army Service Corps on the 24th February 1905. He landed in France on the 16th August 1914 qualifying for the 1914 Star and Clasp with No. 4 Company, 1st DivisionalTrain A.S.C.. He underwent a “Radical Cure” in France on the 18th December 1918 for Right Inguinal Hernia. He was discharged to the Reserve on the 20th of February 1919.