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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


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.