Lot Archive


№ 1296


17 September 2004

Hammer Price:

A mounted group of seven miniature dress medals representative of those worn by Company Sergeant-Major E. T. Chapman, V.C., B.E.M., Monmouthshire Regiment, comprising: Victoria Cross; British Empire Medal, E.II.R. (Military); 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals; Coronation 1953, mounted for wearing (but lacking reverse pin), good very fine (7) £60-80

Edward Thomas Chapman was awarded the V.C. for great bravery near the Dortmund-Ems canal, Germany in April 1945, at one point ‘mowing down the enemy at point-blank range’ with his Bren gun.