Auction Catalogue

31 January 2011

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A Collection of Great War Medals

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№ 43


31 January 2011

Hammer Price:

Three: Corporal F. T. Wing, 2nd/4th, late 20th London Regiment, killed in action, France/Flanders, 21 March 1918

Star (3737 Pte., 20th Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medals (3737 Cpl., 20-Lond. R.) nearly extremely fine (3) £120-160

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

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Frederick Wing was born and lived in Peckham and enlisted at Blackheath. As Private 3737 in the 20th Battalion London Regiment, he entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 9 October 1915. As Corporal 295453 in the 2nd/4th Battalion London Regiment, he was killed in action on 21 March 1918. Having no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial.