Auction Catalogue

31 January 2011

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A Collection of Great War Medals

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№ 68


31 January 2011

Hammer Price:

1914 Star (L-13230 Pte. W. Hollings, 2/Middx. R.) nearly extremely fine £50-70

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 Hollings was born in Walworth, Surrey and enlisted at Mill Hill, Middlesex. Serving with the 2nd Battalion Middlesex Regiment, he entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 7 November 1914. He died of wounds on 24 December 1914, aged 23 years. Private Hollings was buried in the Estaires Communal Cemetery, Nord, France. He was the son of F. and Amelia Hollings of 60 Bridport Place, Hoxton, London. With copied m.i.c. and casualty details.