Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (7 March 2007)

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Date of Auction: 7th March 2007

Sold for £95

Estimate: £80 - £100

Memorial Plaque 1914-18 (Christopher Herbert Counsell); together with Inner Temple Commemorative Medallion 1914-1918, obv. winged horse; rev. ‘The Inner Temple to members of the Inn who fought for their Country 1914-1918’, 52mm., bronze, unnamed, in case, this good very fine; plaque extremely fine (2) £80-100


Christopher Herbert Counsell was born in Liss, Hampshire. Serving as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 3rd attached 2nd Battalion Hampshire Regiment, he died of wounds on 6 July 1916, aged 26 years. He was buried in the Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. He was the son of Herbert Edward and Helen Counsell of 37 Broad Street, Oxford.