WW1 British War Medal KIA. Gilligan. Royal Irish Rifles. Tyne Cot. Govan.


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Correctly named to 4582 Pte F Gilligan R IR Rif.

Born in Govan, Glasgow, Scotland, Frank enlisted and served with the 7th Bn Royal Irish Rifles. He was reported wounded on the 6th July 1916 and was killed in action on the 16th of August 1917. He is remembered with honour on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

A lovely patina to thee medal with the smallest of knocks to the rim near the ‘R’ of rifles (we have tried to show this in the pictures) Comes with a long length of original silk ribbon.

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