Orders, Decorations and Medals (29 March 2000)

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Date of Auction: 29th March 2000

Sold for £1,350

Estimate: £500 - £600

A Great War ‘Western Front’ M.M. and Bar group of four awarded to Private J. Murphy, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Military Medal, G.V.R., with Second Award Bar (2-10099 Pte., 2/R. Mun. Fus.); 1914 Star, with clasp (10099 Pte., R. Muns. Fus.); British War and Victory Medals (10099 Pte., R. Mun. Fus.) some contact wear and edge bruising, generally nearly very fine or better (4) £500-600

Footnote

M.M. London Gazette 1 September 1916.

Bar to M.M. London Gazette 23 February 1918.

The Royal Munster Fusiliers received a total of 15 M.M. second award bars during the Great War.