Lot Archive


№ 348


8 December 1994

Hammer Price:

Five: Regimental Sergeant Major W. R. Doe, Royal Army Service Corps, late Oxford Light Infantry

QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, S.A. 1901 (7217 Pte., Vl. Co. Oxfd. L.I.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (54-251683 TWO. Cl. I., A.S.C.); MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R. (S.S. Mjr., R.A.S.C.); VOLUNTEER FORCE L.S., E.VII.R. (3801 Cpl., 1/Bucks V. R.C.)polished, good fine or better (5)

The lot is sold with a silver vesta case inscribed 'Presented by Slough. South Africa 1900-1901, E. Comp. 1st Bucks R.V., Private W. R. Doe'; original portrait photograph; statement of services; Discharge Certificate and Soldier's Pass Book; Illuminated Certificate of Service, Oxford Light Infantry 1897-1908; two identity discs, and other letters and documents.

M.S.M., London Gazette, 1 January, 1919, (North Russian Expeditionary Force, Murmansk).

R.S.M. Doe served in North Russia from June 1918 until February 1919, when he was invalided home from the Field Hospital at Archangel.