Lot Archive


№ 484


19 April 1995

Hammer Price:

British War and Victory Medals:
GS-27167 Pte. G. Oram, R.Fus.
5548 Pte. W. A. Austin, 2-Lond.R. with bronze Memorial Plaque (William Arthur Austin) and Illuminated Scroll (Pte. William Arthur Austin, London Regt.)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, Medals to Casualties of the Great War.

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G. Oram, 24th Battalion, killed in action 13.11.1916.
William Arthur Austin, 2/2nd Battalion (R.Fus.) London Regiment, killed in action 16.6.1917. Age 21. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial. Sold with full extract from the Regimental History covering the Battles of Bullecourt in 1917. The Battalion suffered heavy casualties in attacking and holding the Hindenburg Line.