1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star; Defence & War Medals; E.M. 'Militia' (G.VI.R. 1st type) with bar for further award (Spr., R.E.). With R.E. cap badge, stamped on the slide with his name and number; six original photographs (see above); two driving licences 1953-61 when he was living at 17 Deepdale Road, Blackpool; and a discharge certificate dated 20/1/31. Robert Boyce enlisted in the 8th (Ardwick) Bn. Manchester Regt. (T.A.) on 2/5/27 and transferred to the R.E. Supplementary Reserve on 20/1/31; he was born in 1907 and was 5'4" tall with a fresh complexion, blue eyes and fair hair. With his Service and Pay Book giving further details - he was born on 24/8/07 and was a carpenter and joiner. He served with 104th Army Troops Company R.E. (S.R.). He lived at 27 Fulford Street, Manchester, and later at 8 Hawis Side Lane, Marton, Blackpool. He served as a carpenter and was with the B.E.F. in France 13/9/39 to 19/6/40. The book confirms the award of the Africa Star on 10/2/44 and the clasp to the E.M. on 13/12/44. He was born in Manchester in 1907 and died in Blackpool in the 4th quarter of 1961 aged 54. The 104th A.T. Coy. R.E. served with the B.E.F. Lines of Communication in 1940.
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Condition Good VF Item Code 1644