B.W.M. & V.M. (R.A.); I.G.S. 1908-35 one clasp 'Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919' (R.G.A.). Very good condition.
With M.I.C. confirming the three medals to Gnr. Edward J. Wiggins, R.G.A. and copy medal rolls showing the B.W.M. & V.M. to Edward James Wiggins for services with 157th Heavy Bty. R.G.A. This unit served in Mesopotamia from July 1916 operating four 60-pdr guns in the 1st Indian Corps.
The recipient was born in Richmond, Surrey, in 1889 and in 1911 was a Gnr. serving in India with the 8th Mountain Bty. R.G.A.
He enlisted at Hounslow on 6/7/08 and was previously in the 1st Bn. Royal Fusiliers; he was a potman aged 19 years 2 months on attestation. He was discharged at Dover on 5/7/20, conduct "exemplary", and went to live at 65 May Road, Twickenham, Middlesex.