Auction Catalogue

31 January 2011

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A Collection of Great War Medals

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№ 13


31 January 2011

Hammer Price:

Three: Private L. Kitchener, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards

1914 Star (12344 Pte., 1/G. Gds.); British War and Victory Medals (12344 Pte., G. Gds.) very fine (3) £100-140

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, The Great War Medal Collection of Robin H.J. Darvell.

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Leonard Nelson Kitchener was born in Pendock, near Worcester. A Farm Worker by occupation, he attested for the Grenadier Guards at Worcester on 12 September 1905, aged 18 years, 2 months. Serving with the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, he served in France/Flanders, 6 October 1914-28 February 1919. Later discharged to Class ‘Z’ Reserve. Entitled to clasp. With copied m.i.c. and service papers.