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Medals of the Month - August 2019

Medals awarded to William Willis. left to right: Queen’s South Africa Medal (QSA), 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal 1914-19, Victory Medal, Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (LSGCM) Edward V11, Meritorious Service Medal (MSM).

William enlisted in the NSW Military Forces on 14 October 1887. He served in the Second Boer War (1899-1902) and later in World War 1 (1914-1918). After serving more than 36 years, William took his discharge on 17th January 1924. He lived in Paddington until his death on 10 January 1943.

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