Auction Catalogue

31 January 2011

Starting at 12:00 PM

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A Collection of Great War Medals

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Lot

№ 77

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31 January 2011

Hammer Price:
£110

1914-15 Star (8644 Pte. P. Boland, R. Dub. Fus.) good very fine £30-50

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

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Peter Boland was born in and enlisted at Dublin. Serving with the 2nd Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers, he was killed in action at the Battle of Bellwarde Ridge, 24 May 1915, aged 22 years. Having no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. He was the son of John Boland of 4 Upper Buckingham Street, Dublin. With copied research.