Orders, Decorations and Medals (28 & 29 March 2012)

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Date of Auction: 28th & 29th March 2012

Sold for £180

Estimate: £180 - £220

Three: Private G. Lucas, 7th Battalion Wiltshire Regiment, killed in action. France/Flanders, 7 October 1918

1914-15 Star (12385 Pte., Wilts. R.); British War and Victory Medals (12385 Pte., Wilts. R.); Memorial Plaque (George Lucas) extremely fine (4) £180-220


George Lucas was born in Yatesbury, Wiltshire, lived in Calne and enlisted at Devizes. Serving with the 7th Battalion Wiltshire Regiment he was killed in action, France/Flanders on 7 October 1918, aged 37 years. Lucas was buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gouy. He was the son of Thomas and Jane Lucas of 20 Yatesbury, Calne, Wiltshire.

The medals and plaque together with two Wiltshire Regiment badges in a modern wooden glass-fronted case, 33 x 28cm. Also with some copied research.