All on original ribbons the special constabulary medal in original box
Pair named to 64889 Pte JW Pilling MGC
Special Constabulary Faithful Service Medal named James W Pilling.
James was a decorator by occupation. He lived at 5 Beard Street, Gorton, Manchester.
He joined up in 1916 serving briefly in the 3rd Battalion Manchester Regiment before joining C Company 29th Battalion Machine Gun Corps.
He was wounded gunshot wound right thigh on 23rd March 1918 during the German spring offensive.
Discharged Class Z 7th February 1919 with 20% disablement.
He later served in the Manchester Special Constabulary.