Historical information

James Leslie Balchin No 4656 24th Battalian AIF enlisted on the 13.3.1916 aged 26 years. He was hospitalised twice and then was Wounded in Action on 3.10.1918 and was discharged medically unfit from the AIF on 18.5.1919.

Physical description

Medal set, court mounted, set of (2) re J.L Balchin.
1. War Medal 1914-19.
2. Victory Medal. Replica not engraved.

Inscriptions & markings

1. "4656 PTE J.L.BALCHIN. 24 BN. A.I.F."