Pair to Harry Lunney, 26th Division

Product ID: A-097
Country: United States
Condition: VF

Pair of medals to Harry J. Lunney, 101st Infantry, 26th Division: Purple Heart, hand-engraved “Harry J. Lunney”, numbered “12665”; Brookline, Massachusetts, Mexican Border Service Medal, engraved “Harry J. Lunney” on the reverse. The Purple Heart shows very light age, the Brookline medal has a very worn ribbon and the brooch is missing. Cook Harry J. Lunney, Machine Gun Company, 101st Infantry, 26th Division, was wounded in action on 24 October 1918. This Purple Heart was approved on 13 August 1932. Lunney enlisted in the National Guard in June 1916 and served through April 1919. He is not on the roll for a federal Mexican Border Service Medal. Lunney died in November 1959.