Auction Catalogue

31 January 2011

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A Collection of Great War Medals

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№ 27


31 January 2011

Hammer Price:

Three: Private H. Marshall, 2nd Battalion Royal Highlanders, died of wounds, France, 5 December 1914

Star (1643 Pte., 2/R. Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals (1643 Pte., R. Highrs.); Memorial Plaque (Henry Marshall) good very fine and better (4) £250-300

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

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Henry Marshall was born in Inverkeithing, Fifeshire and enlisted at Barry, Forfarshire. Serving with the 2nd Battalion Royal Highlanders (Black Watch), he entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 12 October 1914. Probably wounded in action around Festubert in early December, Private Marshall died of wounds on 5 December 1914, aged 24 years. He was buried in the Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. He was the son of William and Jemima Marshall of Inverkeithing, Fifeshire. Entitled to clasp. With copied m.i.c. and casualty details.