Lot Archive


№ 206


17 September 2004

Hammer Price:

Five: attributed to Corporal L. R. Latimer, Royal Rifles of Canada

1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; Defence Medal 1939-45; Canadian Voluntary Service Medal 1939-45,
with overseas and ‘Hong Kong’ clasps; War Medal 1939-45, M.I.D. oak leaf, together with Royal Rifles of Canada cap badge and cloth shoulder flash, and a cloth ‘H.K.’ red sleeve badge, good very fine (8) £80-100

Lorne Rayburn Latimer was posthumously mentioned in despatches for the defence of Hong Kong in 1941 (London Gazette 11 April 1946 refers).

Sold with a copy of
The Royal Rifles of Canada in Hong Kong 1941-45, by Grant S. Garneau (Printed in Canada, 1970).