Auction Catalogue

15 September 2021

Starting at 10:00 AM

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

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Lot

№ 19

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15 September 2021

Hammer Price:
£120

Three: Private S. Crilly, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, who was wounded and taken Prisoner of War at Givenchy on 25 September 1915
1914-15 Star (13023 Pte. S. Crilly. Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (13023 Pte. S. Crilly. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) nearly very fine

Three: Private G. Hammond, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
1914-15 Star (15489 Pte. G. Hammond. Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (15489 Pte. G. Hammond. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) good very fine (6) £100-£140

Sidney Crilly attested for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and served with the 2nd Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 1 May 1915. He was wounded and taken Prisoner of War at Givenchy on 25 September 1915, and was held for the remainder of the War at Phalempin Camp and in Friedrichsfeld. Repatriated following the cessation of hostilities, he transferred to the Army Reserve in 1919.

George Hammond was born at Chesham, Buckinghamshire, and attested there for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in October 1914, being posted to 8th (Pioneer) Battalion.