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

Date of Auction: 23rd June 2021

Sold for £500

Estimate: £300 - £400

A Great War ‘Western Front’ M.M. group of seven awarded to Private G. Roberts, 1st/4th (Denbigh) Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Military Medal, G.V.R. (8365 Pte. G. Roberts. 1/4 R.W. Fus:- T.F.); 1914-15 Star (8365 L.Cpl. G. Roberts. R.W. Fus.); British War and Victory Medals (8365 Pte. G. Roberts. R.W. Fus.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45, lacquered, edge bruising to first, nearly very fine and better (7) £300-£400

Footnote

M.M. London Gazette 10 August 1916.

George Roberts attested for the Royal Welsh Fusiliers (Territorial Force) and served with the 1st/4th (Denbigh) Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 4 September 1915. He saw further service with the 9th (Service) Battalion, and was disembodied on 6 January 1919.

Sold together with a colourised portrait photograph of the recipient and a family photo wallet containing two family photographs apparently of the recipient as an infant.