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

№ 78

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31 January 2011

Hammer Price:
£95

British War Medal 1914-20 (127126 Pte. J. L. Mott, M.G.C.); together with Memorial Plaque (James Lewis Mott) this last in card envelope, extremely fine (2) £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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James Lewis Mott was born in and enlisted at Northampton. Serving with the 8th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), he was killed in action, France/Flanders, on 28 May 1918. Having no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Soissons Memorial. He was the son of Mrs Sarah Mott, of 15 Lower Harding Street, Northampton. With original forwarding slip for the British War and Victory Medals and with copied casualty details.