Lot Archive


№ 502


19 April 1995

Hammer Price:

British War and Victory Medals: Lieut. H. J. R. Hosking (L.N.Lan.R.)

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

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Herbert John Roy Hosking, 7th Battalion (att. 3rd Bn.) Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, killed in action 23.7.1916. Sold with 4 pages from the War Diary giving an account of the Battalion’s attack at Bazentin Le Petit on 23 July, in which the casualties were 11 Officers and 290 Other Ranks.