Lot Archive


№ 719


6 July 2004

Hammer Price:

Pair: Private R. W. Aldham, Royal Fusiliers

British War and Victory Medals
(GS-27768 Pte., R. Fus.)

Pair: Private T. Werren, Devonshire Regiment

British War and Victory Medals
(30372 Pte., Devon. R.) about extremely fine (4) £50-70

Robert William Aldham was born in Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk and enlisted at Sudbury. Serving with the 8th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, he was killed in action, France / Flanders, 7 October 1916, aged 24 years. Having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.

Thomas Werren, living in Highampton, Devon, enlisted at Barnstaple. Serving in the 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment, he died of wounds, France / Flanders, 2 May 1917, aged 32 years. He was buried in the Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.