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Date of Auction: 1st December 2010

Sold for £700

Estimate: £350 - £400

A Great War M.M. group of six awarded to Sergeant Gilbert Hancock, 1st Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, later Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and Indian Army

Military Medal, G.V.R. (10414 Cpl., 1/K.R. Rif. C.); 1914 Star, with clasp (10414 Pte., 1/K.R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (10414 Cpl., K.R. Rif. C.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1921-24 (6837570 Sjt., Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) official correction to regiment; Army L.S. & G.C., type 2 (S.-Sjt. Instr., I.U.L. Attd. A.F.I.) Great War medals polished, therefore good fine and better, last two medals with edge bruising, otherwise very fine (6) £350-400

Footnote

M.M. London Gazette 11 February 1919.

Gilbert Hancock served in France and Flanders with the 1st Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps from 13 August 1914.

Sold with copy m.i.c.