A 'Jock's' Great War campaign & long service group of 4 to a Gallipoli veteran: Sergeant Robert Paterson, 1/6 Battalion Highland Light Infantry (Territorial Force) A 'Jock's' Great War campaign & long service group of 4 to a Gallipoli veteran: Sergeant Robert Paterson, 1/6 Battalion Highland Light Infantry (Territorial Force) A 'Jock's' Great War campaign & long service group of 4 to a Gallipoli veteran: Sergeant Robert Paterson, 1/6 Battalion Highland Light Infantry (Territorial Force) A 'Jock's' Great War campaign & long service group of 4 to a Gallipoli veteran: Sergeant Robert Paterson, 1/6 Battalion Highland Light Infantry (Territorial Force) A 'Jock's' Great War campaign & long service group of 4 to a Gallipoli veteran: Sergeant Robert Paterson, 1/6 Battalion Highland Light Infantry (Territorial Force)

A 'Jock's' Great War campaign & long service group of 4 to a Gallipoli veteran: Sergeant Robert Paterson, 1/6 Battalion Highland Light Infantry (Territorial Force)

- 1914-15 Star (61 Sjt. R. Paterson. High. L.I.)
- British War Medal. Silver issue
- Interallied Victory Medal (61 Sjt. R. Paterson. H.L.I.)
- Territorial Force Efficiency Medal (240004 Sjt R Paterson. 6/High. L.I)

Sold together with a soft-copy (image attachment) of Sergeant Paterson in kilted field service order of 1/6 H.L.I. - one of only 2 x battalions of the H.L.I. (the other was 9/H.L.I) that were kilted

Regimental number: The low two digit regimental number '61' shows that the recipient was an original muster on the formation of the 6th Battalion Highland Light Infantry (Territorial Force) when it was formed in 1908

Note: Sergeant Paterson served with 1/6th Battalion H.L.I. at Gallipoli during the Dardanelles campaign of 1915, where he served from 2 July 1915

Important: All campaign and long service medals verified as entitled per the below cited medal rolls and authorities:

- 1914-15 Star Star: Ref WO 329/2794
- British War & Interallied Victory Medals: Ref 329/1642
- Territorial Force Efficiency Medal: Ref Army Order 369 of 1 August 1920

The War Service of 1/6th (City of Glasgow) Battalion Highland Light Infantry (Territorial Force) is summarised below:

August 1914: Glasgow. Part of HLI Brigade in Lowland Division.
11 May 1915: Dunfermline. Formation became 157th Brigade in 52nd (Lowland) Division.
26 May 1915: Sailed from Devonport for Gallipoli, landing at Cape Helles on 2 July.
8 January 1916: Evacuated from Gallipoli to Mudros and arrived Egypt in February.
11 April 1918: Division left Egypt, arrived Marseilles 17 April for service on Western Front

During the Great War, the much travelled 1/6 H.L.I.,served in Gallipoli (1915), Egypt & Palestine (1916-1918) and France & Belgium (1918)

Condition: Silver medals toned about GVF

Code: 21963

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