WWI M.M. GROUP OF MEDALS WITH DEATH PLAQUE & EPHEMERA TO GNR. W.P. CLISBY, 200/SGE. BY., R.G.A.

** NEW ** Military Medal George V to 86268 Gnr. W.P. Clisby, 200/Sge. By., R.G.A.; WWI Pair of War & Victory Medals to 86268 Gnr. W.P. Clisby, R.A.; WWI Death Plaque to William Philip Clisby. Accompanied by two original Army Forms dated 16 July 1918 and 4 Sep 1918 and an original letter written whilst Clisby was in hospital to his sister, Daisy, original photographs, postcards, son's National Identity Card and picture of grave.
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Description

M.M. Gazetted 17 Dec 1917.

William Phillip Clisby was born in Chelsea, Middlesex, the son of Philip Hammond Clisby and Louisa Clisby, living at 3 Peterborough Villas, Fulham before working as a butcher and marrying Isabel Clisby of 48 Walton St., Chelsea. Enlisting at Hammersmith on 11 Dec 1915, Clisby served at home until posted to France on 3 Sep 1916. He suffered a Gun Shot Wound to the left thigh on 24 Mar 1917 whilst serving with the 200th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, and was Killed In Action on 2 July 1918 and is buried at Daours Communal Cemetery Extension. On the request of his sister, Daisy, who had written to him previously at The Front, the following personal effects were forwarded to the family:

2 identity discs, letters, photos, 3 pipes, religious medallion, 18 carat gold ring, purse, small chain, 2 M.M. ribbons, thimble, cloth wallet, writing paper and envelopes, diary, 6 French books, pencil, photo frame, leather wallet, Christmas cards and a pair of leggings.