Auction Catalogue

15 September 2021

Starting at 10:00 AM

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

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Lot

№ 2

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15 September 2021

Hammer Price:
£70

Three: Lieutenant A. G. Gomm, Royal Garrison Artillery, late Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

1914-15 Star (2364 Pte. A. G. Gomm. Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (2 Lieut. A. G. Gomm.) very fine (3) £80-£120

Arthur George Gomm was born at Bloomsbury, London, and was a schoolmaster by profession. He attested for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry at Oxford on 28 August 1914, and served with the 4th Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 29 March 1915. He suffered a shrapnel wound to the right shoulder on 13 June 1915, and was commissioned from an Officer Cadet Unit to be Second Lieutenant, Royal Garrison Artillery (Special Reserve) on 19 August 1917. He was promoted Lieutenant on 19 February 1919. His address for the despatch of medals was School House, Taplow, Maidenhead, Berkshire.