Auction Catalogue

31 January 2011

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A Collection of Great War Medals

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№ 66


31 January 2011

Hammer Price:

1914 Star, with copy clasp (6012 Pte. A. T. Byrne, 2/Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) very fine £60-80

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

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Arthur Thomas Byrne was born in Southwark, Surrey and enlisted at Folkestone, Kent. Serving with the 2nd Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, he entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 14 August 1914. He was killed in action on 8 September 1915, aged 27 years. Private Byrne was buried in the Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy. He was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Byrne, of 56 Marshall Street, Folkestone, Kent. Clasp confirmed. With copied m.i.c. and casualty details.