Lot Archive


№ 501


19 April 1995

Hammer Price:

British War and Victory Medals:
40494 Pte. S. Eaton, Esssex R. with bronze Memorial Plaque (Stephen Eaton)

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

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Killed in action, 1st Battalion, 14.4.1917, Monchy. Sold with 5 pages from the War Diary showing total casualties as 17 Officers and 644 Other Ranks, out of a strength of 31 Officers and 892 Other Ranks. “The 14th July, 1917 must ever be glorious even in its seeming failure” (Ref Regimental History).