1914-15 Star (Pte., A.S.C.); B.W.M. & V.M.(M.I.D.) (Pte., A.S.C.). With a postcard-size portrait of the recipient in uniform. With M.I.C. details - the only man of this surname in the British Army during W.W.1. William T. Hissgen served as Pte. A.S.C. in France from 14/9/15; to Class 'Z' Reserve on 15/7/19. He was also entitled to a M.I.D. emblem which was issued on 29/4/20 - "O.I.C. R.A.S.C. Records submits roll of individuals entitled to the emblem 29/3/20". With a photocopy of the London Gazette 30/12/18 confirming the M.I.D. for France - M2/078785 Pte. W.T. Hissgen A.S.C. attached 228th Siege Bty. Ammn. Column. William Thomas Hissgen was born in Kennington, London, on 26/6/90 and died in Windsor in May 1986 aged 95. The Census of 1911 showed him as a wood carver aged 20 who was a boarder at 35 St. Leonard Street in Belgravia, London. In 1929 and 1936 he was living with his wife Jessie at 52 Grove Avenue, Pinner, Middx. His M.I.D. was mentioned in the "Slough, Eton and Windsor Observer" of 20/3/20.
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Condition Good VF Item Code 1601