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№ 739


6 July 2004

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Pair: Private H. S. Lewis, Royal Irish Rifles, late 19th London Regiment

British War and Victory Medals
(4241 Pte., 19-Lond. R.), with lid of original card forwarding box, together with related Memorial Plaque (Harold Sydney Lewis), extremely fine (3) £60-80

Harold Sydney Lewis was killed in action at Ypres on 16 August 1917, while serving in the 12th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. He is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.