Auction Catalogue

31 January 2011

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A Collection of Great War Medals

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№ 73


31 January 2011

Hammer Price:

1914 Star (8109 Pte. J. Peterson, 2/Conn. Rang.) nearly 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 Peterson was born and lived in Drumkerin, Co. Leitrim and enlisted at Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Serving with the 2nd Battalion Connaught Rangers, he was killed in action on 4 November 1914, aged 27 years. He was buried in the Ypres Twon Cemetery Extension. Private Peterson was the son of Bridget Flynn (formerly Peterson) of Drumkerin. With copied m.i.c. and casualty details.