Australian Gallipoli Anzac Commemorative Attributed Medallion.
A scarce grouping of items attributed to 262 Reginald George Batts of the 2nd Bn Australian Imperial Forces who was wounded at Gallipoli on the 29th May 1915.
Anzac Commemorative Medallion “R.G. Batts”. This with certificate and contained in original case and card forwarding box (named)
Anzac Commemorative Lapel Badge “R G Batts”
Alloy personal ID Dog Tag.
Pair of Issue Dog Tags.
Australian Returned Soldiers Badge.
AIF Collar Badge Pinned.
Miniature Medal Group.
Overall VGC. A rare Group
Reginald George Batts volunteered on the 20th August 1914 at Randwick NSW. Joining C Company of the 2nd Bn 1st Infantry Brigade AIF he embark for Alexandria on the 18th October 1914. Landing at Gallipoli he wounded with a gun shot wound to the cheek on the 29th May 1915. He transferred to the 54th Bn in April 1916 and was posted to France, where he wounded for a second time on the 24th April 1918. He received his discharge on the 14th February 1919
It is interesting to note that in his personnel records is his hand written letter applying for this Gallipoli medal dated January 1968. (These records are online 44 pages total)