WW1 Leicestershire Yeomanry Medals, Silver War Badge Ephemera.
A rare near complete grouping awarded to 3714 PTE A HUBBARD LEIC YEO, who embarked to France with the Leicestershire Yeomanry later serving with the 3rd Reserve Cavalry Brigade and was wounded and gassed in 1917.
British War Medal and Victory Medal original silk ribbons (PTE LEIC YEO)
Silver War Badge numbered B300979 Contained in original numbered box and complete with original issue certificate dated 6th October 1919.
Original War Office notification sent to the family in Loughborough Leicestershire stating he had been wounded on the 17th September 1917 Wounded and Gassed.
A rare surviving group and rare to a Yeomanry Regiment.
Private Arthur Hubbard, enlisted in June 1916 and landed in France with the Leicestershire Yeomanry earning the BWM & VM. He is later noted as serving with the 3rd Reserve Cavalry Regiment with the Regimental number 41217. The accompanying War Office notice states he was admitted into 11th Stationary Hospital Rouen France on the 17th September 1917. Recovering from his wounds he was discharged with the award of the Silver War Badge on the 1st January 1919 age 20 years, his badge issued on the 6th October 1919.