Service Medals Belonging to Staff Sergeant William Knox

Historical note: 

Meritious Service Medal and campaign medals from two world wars awarded to Leading Seaman, later Staff Sergeant, William Knox.

Category: 
Awards and decorations
Conflict: 
First World War
Second World War

On this day

On this day
8 July

1941 — Troops of 17 Brigade continued fighting against Vichy French troops in Syria, leading to the capture of Beirut

1942 — 13 Wellington bombers of 460 Squadron, RAAF, took part in a night-time bombing raid on the major German port of Wilhelmshaven, severely damaging the ship-building yards