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Record Details for Bernard Connolly

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First Name: Bernard
Surname: Connolly
Information: Medal entitlement issued to the man directly.
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: S.S.115505
Campaign Medals: British War Medal
british war medalFrom the information available to us, it is very possible that Bernard Connolly was entitled to the British War Medal for service in World War One. This British Empire campaign medal was issued for services between 5th August 1914 and 11th November 1918.

The medal was automatically awarded in the event of death on active service before the completion of this period.
 
1914 15 Star Medal  
Victory Medal
victory medalGiven the information we have available it is likely that Bernard Connolly was entitled to the Victory medal, also called the Inter Allied Victory Medal. This medal was awarded to all who received the 1914 Star or 1914-15 Star and, with certain exceptions, to those who received the British War Medal. It was never awarded alone. These three medals were sometimes irreverently referred to as Pip, Squeak and Wilfred.

Eligibility for this award consisted of having been mobilised, fighting, having served in any of the theatres of operations, or at sea, between midnight 4th/5th August, 1914, and midnight, 11th/12th November, 1918. Women who served in any of the various military organisations in a theatre of operations were also eligible.
 
British War Medal.
Service: Royal Navy
Archive Reference: ADM 171/99
Roll of Naval War Medals 1914-1920

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