Lot Archive

Lot

№ 757

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1 December 2004

Hammer Price:
£200

British War Medal 1914-20 (12) (F.30673 R. D. Swainson, A.C.1, R.N.A.S.; L-11622 Pte. E. Wissenden, 21-Lrs.; PS-4637 Pte. A. M. Clegg, R. Fus.; 39752 Pte. C. Vincent, Hamps. R.; 47107 Pte. E. H. Ford, The Queen’s R.; 252179 Pte. H. Forward, Essex R.; 15622 Pte. J. Hicks, Y.& L. R.; 12/3647 Pte. W. Garnsworthy, N.Z.E.F.; M2-147566 Pte. G. Westlake, A.S.C.; 96746 Pte. F. J. Maddern, R.A.M.C.; 128611 F. Cdt. S. Fielding, R.A.F.; Alfred Humble) good very fine and better (12) £120-160

Agnew Maurice Clegg was born in and enlisted at Manchester. Serving with the 20th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, he was killed in action on 20 July 1916. Having no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.

Walter Garnsworthy, 2nd Battalion Aukland Regiment, N.Z.E.F. was killed in action on 15 September 1916, aged 21 years. The son of William and Elizabeth Garnsworthy of Halberton, Tiverton, Devon; having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial.

Private C. Vincent served with the 1/9th Hants Cyclists. His home address was at Lostwithiel, Cornwall.