First World War Next of Kin Plaque: Official Letter

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Date:16th of June 1921

Description:A letter from Warwick Record Office which accompanies a victory medal issued to Private Henry Harold Burford, 16th June 1921.

The medal was awarded posthumously to Private Burford. He died at Passchendaele in 1917 while delivering rations to the front line.


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Donor ref: LEAMG : M4516.2001.4 (73/26020)

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