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Sold between 19 March & 27 June 2007

3 parts


Medals from the Collection of Brigadier Brian Parritt, C.B.E.

Brigadier (Retd) B.A.H. Parritt, C.B.E.


№ 980


20 March 2008

Hammer Price:

Pair: Leading Deck Hand C. H. Belcher, Royal Naval Reserve

British War and Victory Medals (4775S L.D.H., R.N.R.)

British War Medal 1914-20 (Lieut. A. Holmes, R.N.R.); Victory Medal 1914-19 (4) (K.38979 A. R. Biddlecombe, Sto.1, R.N.; K.1652 R. N. Bacon, L. Sto., R.N.; S.S.6014 H. C. Barham, A.B., R.N.; 305137 A. H. Davis, L. Sto., R.N.) last fine; others very fine and better (7) £60-80

Leading Stoker Albert Henry Davis, R.N., was killed in action at the Battle of Coronel, 1 November 1914, aged 34 years, whilst serving on the armoured cruiser Good Hope. He was the son of Daniel Harry Denis and Mary Ann Davis of Wokingham and the husband of Mrs Lily Davis of 9 Arun Cottages, Waterloo Road, Wokingham, Berkshire.