Auction Catalogue

31 January 2011

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A Collection of Great War Medals

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№ 56


31 January 2011

Hammer Price:

Pair: Private W. E. Wisson, Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry), died of wounds, France, 11 July 1917

British War and Victory Medals (47343 Pte., M.G.C.) nearly extremely fine (2) £40-60

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

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William Essex Wisson was born and lived in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire and enlisted at Aylesbury. Serving with the 14th Squadron Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry), he died of wounds on 11 July 1917, aged 26 years. He was buried in the Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France. Private Wisson was the son of Thomas and Ellen Wisson of Great Missenden.