Auction Catalogue

31 January 2011

Starting at 12:00 PM


A Collection of Great War Medals

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№ 83


31 January 2011

Hammer Price:

British War Medal 1914-20 (4) (12-1775 Pte. I. McAllister, R.I. Rif.; 26781 Pte. J. H. Liddicoat, D.C.L.I.; 182551 Gnr. A. F. E. Smith, R.A.; S-3744 A.W.O. Cl. 2 T. J. Davies, A.O.C.) first with slack suspension, very fine and better (4) £50-60

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

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Private Isaac McAllister, Royal Irish Rifles, entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 4 October 1915. Entitled to 1914-15 Star and Victory Medal. With copied m.i.c. which states ‘D. of W.’ - medals forwarded to his brother at ‘16 Church St., Bushmills, Co. Antrim, Ireland.’ With a note that states McAllister served in the 1st (Service) Battalion Royal Irish Rifles and died of wounds, France/Flanders, on 14 July 1916.

Liddicoat later served with the Suffolk Regiment. All with copied m.i.c.