Auction Catalogue

31 January 2011

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A Collection of Great War Medals

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№ 38


31 January 2011

Hammer Price:

Three: Private R. W. Rogers, 1st Battalion Rifle Brigade, killed in action, France/Flanders, 17 September 1914

1914 Star, with clasp 792 Pte., 1/Rif. Brig.); British War and Victory Medals (792 Pte., Rif. Brig) slight contact marks to B.W.M., good very fine and better (3) £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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Robert William Rogers was born, lived and enlisted at Norwich. Serving in the 1st Battalion Rifle Brigade, he entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 23 August 1914. He was killed in action on 17 September 1914. Having no known grave, his name is commemorated on the La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial. Clasp confirmed. With copied m.i.c. and casualty details.