Lot Archive


№ 1110


17 September 2004

Hammer Price:

Pair: Private E. Field, 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade, who was killed in action on 4 November 1918, just one week before the Armistice

British War and Victory Medals (41391 Pte., Rif. Brig.); together with memorial plaque (Ernest Field); and three Rifle Brigade badges, good very fine (6) £60-80

Ernest Field was born at Cobham, Surrey and lived at Ash, Surrey. He was killed in action in France and Flanders on 4 November 1918, whilst serving with the 13th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. He is buried at Ghissignies British Cemetery, near Le Quesnoy, France. Sold with a photograph of the Ash War Memorial on which his name is also commemorated.