Lot Archive


№ 1249


17 September 2004

Hammer Price:

A Great War M.M. group of four to Serjeant J. Buckley, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry

Military Medal, G.V.R. (7116 A. Sjt., 1/Shrops. L.I.); 1914-15 Star (7116 Pte., Shrops. L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (7116 Sjt., Shrops L.I.) good very fine and better (4) £350-400

M.M. London Gazette 22 January 1917.

John Buckley entered the France/ Flanders theatre of war as a Private in the Shropshire Light Infantry on 23 February 1915. Awarded the M.M. as a Serjeant in the 1st Battalion Shropshire Light Infantry in 1917, he was discharged on 16 April 1918 due to wounds and was awarded the Silver War Badge. Sold with copied research.