Lot Archive


№ 867


6 July 2004

Hammer Price:

A Great War M.M. to Serjeant T. J. Mead, 9th Battalion Rifle Brigade

Military Medal, G.V.R. (2429 Sjt., 9/Rif. Bde.) nearly extremely fine £240-280

M.M. London Gazette 27 October 1916.

Thomas Joseph Mead was born in Brentwood and enlisted at Harwich, Essex. Serving as a Company Serjeant Major in the 9th Battalion Rifle Brigade, he died of wounds on 15 September 1916. Having no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.