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
24 April

1918 — Second Battle of VILLERS-BRETONNEUX began. Australian and British troops fought to regain the town that had been captured just three weeks earlier. There were 1469 Australian casualties, many due to mustard gas

1918 — LT C. SADLIER won a Victoria Cross for his inspirational gallantry during the battle at Villers-Bretonneux