WW1 Military Medal -MGC-KIA
Large size medal with original ribbon stamped to rim 27598 A.L.CPL.T.TAYLOR.202/COY M.G.C. 202nd Company Machine Gun Corps / East Yorkshire Regiment, Killed in Action October 1918. Thomas Taylor was from East Kirkby and enlisted at Beverley, his Military Medal appeared in the London Gazette 14th January 1918. The war diary for the 202nd Company MGC indicates the award was for actions on the Zonnebeke Sector in October 1917. Private Taylor was killed in action on 19th October 1918, he is buried at Le Rejet-De-Beaulieu Communal cemetery.