#415200 PTE D. MC MCDONALD. 60-CAN. INF.
Unit sailed from Quebec October 18th 1915.
Monthly pay= $20.
Enlisted in 40th Battalion then moved to the 60th Battalion.
Arrived in France (from England) on March 16th 1916.
Note says he had 4 weeks of physical training starting on October 3rd 1916. That seems to have been the final blow to his health.
In his will of February 1916, he gives all his effects to his father.
Silver medal. Nice clean condition. Ribbon nice condition, little fraying at end.
The British War Medal is a campaign medal of the United Kingdom which was awarded to officers and men of British and Imperial forces for service in the First World War. Two versions of the medal were produced. About 6.5 million were struck in silver and 110,000 were struck in bronze, the latter for award to Chinese, Maltese and Indian Labour Corps.