Military Cross G.V.R reverse engraved A/Major John Sims Woolley RGA June 1st 1917; Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Orange Free State, Relief of Mafeking, Transvaal this re-named in capitals (13478 Tpr J.S. Woolley 73rd Coy I.Y.); 1914-15 Star (Lieut J.S. Woolley L.Gds); British War Medal; Victory Medal (Major J.S. Woolley) Major J. S. Woolley, 1st Life Guards. GVF/EF
Military Cross L.G. 1.1.1918
On the Q.S.A roll he is shown as entitled to clasps Cape Colony, Transvaal, and South Africa 1901 only.
Appointed 2nd Lieutenant 29.9.1914 from Special Reserve, landed France with 1st Life Guards 30.11.1914, promoted Lieutenant 9.5.1915, Temporary Captain 12.1.1916 while commanding a Section of Divisional Ammunition Column, Captain 12.6.1916 with Royal Garrison Artillery later Acting Major, address on M.I.C Caerleon, Monmouthshire. Purchased from an auction where it was sold on behalf of the family, never been on the market.
Sold with copied rolls, M.I.C, L.G and Army List.