Orders, Decorations and Medals (22 September 2000)

Date of Auction: 22nd September 2000

Sold for £270

Estimate: £200 - £250

Family Group:

Pair: J. Broadbent, 10th (Prince of Wales’ Own) Hussars

Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (J. Broadbent, 10th Hussars) officially impressed, Turkish Crimea 1855, Sardinian issue, the edge impressed ‘Josh. Broadbent, 10 Hussars) fitted with Indian Mutiny type suspension, lacking suspension rod; with ornate silver double ribbon bar

Pair: Private T. D. Broadbent, Liverpool Regiment

British War and Victory Medals (52990 Pte., L’pool. R.)

Pair: Private H. A. Broadbent, Middlesex Regiment

British War and Victory Medals (G-102686 Pte., Midd’x. R.), together with three identity discs and baptism certificate for T. D. Broadbent, the first medal with heavy contact wear and edge bruising, the second medal fitted with Indian Mutiny type suspension, about good fine or better, otherwise good very fine or better (6) £200-250

Footnote

Private Thomas Dakin Broadbent was born, lived and enlisted in Manchester. He was killed in action in France and Flanders on 15 November 1916, whilst serving with the 1st Battalion, Liverpool Regiment.