Auction Catalogue

10 November 2021

Starting at 10:00 AM

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

Live Online Auction

Lot

№ 4

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10 November 2021

Hammer Price:
£600

Six: Warrant Officer Class II H. Morris, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, late Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast, South Africa 1901, date clasp loose as issued (6215 Sgt. H. Morris, Rl. Warwick: Regt.); India General Service 1908-35, 2 clasps, North West Frontier 1908, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, second clasp loose as issued (6272 Cr. Sergt. H. Morris. 1st. R. War. R.) rank partially officially corrected; 1914-15 Star (9541 Q.M. Sjt. H. Morris, Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (9541 W.O. Cl. 2 H. Morris. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (6215 C. Sjt: H. Morris. R. War: R.) edge bruising and light contact marks, nearly very fine (6) £300-£400

Henry Morris served with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment in South Africa, during which period he was attached to the Rand Rifles as an instructor. He subsequently served with the 7th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry during the Great War on the Western Front from 21 September 1915.

Sold with original letter from members of the Rand Rifles thanking him for his work as instructor and a copied group photograph dated March 1915.