WWI 1914 STAR & BAR TO PTE. J. SPALDING, 1/5 R. HIGHRS. (DIED 1917)

*** SOLD *** 1914-15 Star & Bar to 760 Pte. J. Spalding, 1/5 R. Highrs.
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Description

John Spalding was born in Kirkentilloch, Dumbarton, the son of George H. Spalding and disemabarked with the 1/5th (Angus & Dundee) Battalion, Royal Highlanders on 1 Nov 1914. Spalding transferred to 4/5th Battalion, Royal Highlanders and then the 9th Battalion, Royal Highlanders, with a regimental number of 240074. On 16 June 1917, Spalding accidentally drowned and is buried at Huby-St. Leu British Cemetery.