Auction Catalogue

31 January 2011

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A Collection of Great War Medals

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№ 55


31 January 2011

Hammer Price:

Pair: Private F. M. James 1st/20th Battalion London Regiment, died of wounds, France, 30 March 1918

British War and Victory Medals (G-28175 Pte., 20-Lond. R.); Memorial Plaque (Frederick Miles James) plaque very fine; medals extremely 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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Frederick Miles James was born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire and enlisted at High Wycombe. He originally served as Private G/1514 in the K.R.R.C. Serving with the 1st/20th Battalion London Regiment, he died of wounds in France on 30 March 1918. He was buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery. With copied m.i.c. and casualty details. Also with an unrelated ‘Mons’ clasp and rosette and M.I.D. oakleaf (2).