Auction Catalogue

31 January 2011

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A Collection of Great War Medals

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№ 71


31 January 2011

Hammer Price:

1914 Star, with copy clasp (131 Pte. J. Nelson, 1/Sea. Highrs.) good 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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John Nelson was born in Clydebank, Dumbartonshire and enlisted at Paisley, Lanarkshire. Serving with the 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, he entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 12 October 1914. He was killed in action on 10 November 1914. Having no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial. Clasp confirmed. With copied m.i.c. and casualty details.