British War medal (551135 Sgt Wm Knox, LSH-RC). With copied files. William Knox was born in Kirkintilloch, Dumbartonshire, Scotland 5.12.1889. He was a blacksmith and a policeman. He served 3 years with the Dumbarton Volunteers and 1 year with the Royal North West Mounted Police.
CHARGED AT THE BATTLE OF MOREUIL WOOD WITH C SQN. There are a NUMBER OF REFERENCEs TO HIM, including a PHOTO, IN the Lord Strathcona’s Horse Regimental HISTORY.
He attested on 7.1.16 at Winnipeg. Knox was later confirmed as medically unfit when a horse fell on him and dislocated his shoulder in Belgium January 1919.
Significant wear and erasure to “Wm. Knox” on edge but service number, rank and unit very clear.