Orders, Decorations and Medals (25 September 2008)

Date of Auction: 25th September 2008

Sold for £260

Estimate: £140 - £180

Six: Private H. Lidgett, Cheshire Regiment

1914 Star (2195 Pte., 6/Ches. R.); British War and Victory Medals (2195 Pte., Ches. R.); Defence and War Medals; Territorial Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (2195 Pte., 6-Ches. R.), very fine and better (6) £140-180


Herbert Lidgett first went out to France with the 6th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment in November 1914, with whom he would have witnessed in the famous “Christmas Truce”. He later transferred to the 8th Battalion (his MIC entry refers).