Orders, Decorations and Medals (25 September 2008)

Date of Auction: 25th September 2008

Sold for £160

Estimate: £80 - £100

Three: Private J. Smith, Cheshire Regiment

1914 Star (1041 Pte., 6/Ches. R.); British War and Victory Medals (1041 Pte., 6/Ches. R.), together with Queen Mary’s Christmas 1914 tobacco tin and card box of issue for the last two, good very fine and better (4) £80-100

Footnote

The 1/6th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment was embarked for France in November 1914. moved into positions in the frontline in the following month, and witnessed events during the famous “Christmas Truce”.