An Ypres Salient Killed in Action Territorial Force War Medal 1914-1919 awarded to Private A. E. Lane “D” Company 1/19th (County of London) Battalion, London Regiment (St. Pancras), (1937 Pte. A.E. Lane. 19-Lond. R.), very fine.
Private Albert Edward Lane attested for the Army on the 29th April 1914 aged 17 years 6 months giving a home address of the Work House, he joined his unit in France on the 6th January 1917 having previously signed the Imperial Service Papers enabling him to serve overseas with the Territorial Force (copy of this document with medal). Albert was Killed in Action on the 22nd August 1917, his body must have originally been located as a list of personal effects sent to his mother is included in his service papers, however after the war Albert’s body could not be located and he is commemorated on the Menin gate, Ypres Belgium.
Sold with 22 pages of copied service papers, copied Medal Index Card, TEWM Medal Roll and photographs of his name on the Menin gate, Ypres.