Lot Archive


№ 635


19 April 1995

Hammer Price:

Three: Private W. Butt, Middlesex Regiment
1914 Star Trio (L-11284 Pte., 1 / Midd’x. R.)
Three: M. W. Butt, Ship’s Steward, H.M.S. Monmouth
1914-15 Star Trio (342177 S.S., R.N.) good very fine (6)

Ship’s Steward Montague Butt was killed in action 1st November, 1914, when H.M.S. Monmouth was sunk by the German light cruiser Nurnberg in the Battle of the Falkland Islands. The official compliment of H.M.S. Monmouth was 678.