British War and Victory medal pair (633176 Pte W.G. Covington, 2-Can Inf); Mother’s Cross (Geo V) (633176 Pte W. G. Covington); Memorial Plaque (William Garnet Covington). With his very nice original framed certificate of service, in excellent condition, vivid colour. Measuring 26″ by 19″.
Available for local pick up, or special delivery rates apply. With research documents. William Garnet Covington was born in Cardinal, Ontario on August 2nd, 1894. He enlisted with the 154th Battalion (SDG Highlanders) in 1916. He was transferred to the 2nd Canadian Infantry on 17-4-17 but suffered a gun shot wound to the mouth, while in the field, on 24-9-1918. He was invalided back to Canada. He must have died from his wounds and hence issued the Memorial Plaque and Cross. Covington listed in the Nominal Roll (* as having been wounded) of “The History of the 2nd Canadian Battalion (East Ontario Regiment) C.E.F”