Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (23 June 2021)

Date of Auction: 23rd June 2021

Sold for £280

Estimate: £140 - £180

A Great War ’Western Front’ M.M. awarded to Lance-Corporal R. Perry, 14th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Military Medal, G.V.R. (267931 Pte. - L.Cpl.- R. Perry. 14 / R.W. Fus.) number partially officially corrected, scratch to obverse, edge bruising, nearly very fine £140-£180

Footnote

M.M. London Gazette 11 February 1919

Reginald Perry is shown as residing in California in the M.M. entry in the London Gazette. His Medal Index Card and medal rolls show service with 1/6th Battalion, Welsh Regiment and 14th Battalion, Welsh Regiment, and not 14th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. He was also entitled to the General Service Medal with clasp N.W. Persia for service with the Royal Berkshire Regiment.