Lot Archive


№ 202


17 September 2004

Hammer Price:

Five: Bombardier C. G. McKeever, Royal Artillery, late Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment

1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; Defence and War Medals; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R.,
2nd issue, Regular Army (5945185 Bdr., R.A.), mounted as worn, regimental number officially corrected on the last, generally good very fine (5) £140-160

Accompanying notes state that McKeever originally proceeded to Malaya with the 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment in January 1942, and that he was able to evade the Japanese, gaining passage to Sumatra and thence to Colombo. He afterwards transferred to the Royal Artillery.