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Sold on 6 July 2004

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Medals From The Collection of Hal Giblin

Hal Giblin


№ 453


6 July 2004

Hammer Price:

Pair: Second Lieutenant J. H. Swift, 5th Battalion, Manchester Regiment, who was killed in action on 31 May 1918

British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut.);
together with memorial plaque (James Hubert Swift); Buckingham Palace scroll; and original photograph of recipient in uniform, all mounted in a large contemporary glazed display frame, extremely fine (3)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, Medals From The Collection of Hal Giblin.

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James Hubert Swift was the son of James Hubert and Ann Swift, of Priory Road, Anfield, Liverpool. He was killed in action in France and Flanders on 31 May 1918, aged 26 years, whilst serving with the 5th Battalion, Manchester Regiment and is buried at Chambrecy British Cemetery, France.