Historical information

William James Leslie Newell No 485 enlisted in A Coy 38th Batt AIF on 2.3.16 age 32 years 4 months. Embarked for England 20.6.16, embark for France 22.11.16, hospital with Scabies 23.12.16. As a Battalion Runner on 12.10.17 east of Ypres he was awarded the Military Medal for bravery, discharged from the AIF on 27.7.19.

Physical description

Medal set, court mounted, set of (3) Re W J L Newell "MM"/.
.1) Military medal
.2) War medal 1914 - 1919, replica not engraved.
.3) Victory medal, replica not engraved.

Inscriptions & markings

" 485 Pte W J L Newell 38/ Aust Inf"