Lot Archive


№ 387


6 July 2004

Hammer Price:

Three: Corporal C. V. Bunting, 19th (‘Pals’) Battalion, Liverpool Regiment

1914-15 Star (17798 L. Cpl., L’pool. R.); British War and Victory Medals (17798 Cpl., L’pool. R.); together with memorial plaque (Colin Vernon Bunting); Liverpool Pals silver cap badge, hallmarks for London 1914; reverse with brooch fittings and safety chain; and fibre identity disc; the medals and plaque in card boxes of issue, the Registered packet addressed to next of kin at ‘Garton Road, Reddish, Stockport’, extremely fine (6) £200-250

Colin Vernon Bunting was born at Hoxley, Hallamshire; lived at Egremont, Cheshire and enlisted at Liverpool. He died of wounds in France and Flanders on 30 July 1916, whilst serving with the 19th ‘Pals’ Battalion, Liverpool Regiment. He is buried at Guillemont Road Cemetery.