Orders, Decorations and Medals (19 & 20 March 2008)

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Date of Auction: 19th & 20th March 2008

Sold for £720

Estimate: £350 - £400

Three: Quartermaster Serjeant L. Silver, Cheshire Regiment

India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1887-89 (2110 Q.M. Sergt., 2d Bn. Ches. R.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 3rd issue (2110 Qr. Mr. Sgt., Ches. R.); Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (Q.M. Sjt., Ches. R.) contact marks, nearly very fine and better (3) £350-400


Louis Silver was born in Sutton, near Winchester, Hampshire in 1852 and enlisted on 7 October 1870. He served with the 2nd Battalion Cheshire Regiment in the U.K., India and Burma until discharged in 1898. Awarded the Long Service medal in 1890; he was recommended for the M.S.M. in March 1898 and awarded it, with an annuity of £10, in 1921. Sold with some copied research.