Lot Archive


№ 708


19 April 1995

Hammer Price:

A rare 1914 Cavalry D.C.M. group of four awarded to Corporal B. Boyton, 16th Lancers
Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (866 L.Cpl., 16/Lrs.); 1914 Mons Star (866 Pte., 16/Lrs.); British War and Victory Medals (L-866 Cpl., 16-Lrs) very fine (4)

D.C.M. London Gazette 10 November, 1914, “For gallantry on 15th-16th October at Warneton for volunteering to search for two wounded under heavy fire, bringing back both after two journeys.”
Thirteen D.C.M.’s to the regiment in the Great War, three awarded in 1914.