W.O. Cl. William Sale
|22377 W.O. Cl. I W. Sale, O Battery Royal Horse Artillery.
Distinguished Conduct Medal (EVIIR) (Dvr.); Queen’s South Africa Medal clasps Relief of Kimberley,
Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (Bombardier); King’s South Africa Medal
clasps South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Cpl.); 1914 Star (BQMS); British War Medal (W.O. Cl.
1); Victory Medal (W.O. Cl. 1); Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (GVR) (Sjt.-Major).
MID Lord Roberts 4 September 1901; DCM LG 27 September 1901.
With 26 photocopy pages of service documents, a photocopy of the QSA roll page and MIC details. William Sale enlisted at
London 10 September 1897 aged 21 years 6 months. Born Bury St. Edmunds. Occupation horse keeper. Landed in France 11
November 1914. Discharged at Crystal Palace, London 17 May 1919. Described on discharge as “A steady sober reliable
man.” Served in ‘Q’ Battery RHA and 1st Indian Cavalry Ammunition Park in WW1.