Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (17 August 2021)

Date of Auction: 17th August 2021

Sold for £320

Estimate: £140 - £180

Three: Private T. Dennis, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, who died as a result of a motor accident on 17 December 1914

1914 Star, with clasp (8547 Pte. T. Dennis, 2/Bedf: R.); British War and Victory Medals (8547 Pte. T. Dennis. Bedf. R.); Memorial Plaque (Thomas Dennis); Memorial Scroll ‘Pte. Thomas Dennis, Bedfordshire Regt.’; together with a photograph of the recipient in uniform, the whole contained in a contemporary glazed wooden frame, extremely fine (5) £140-£180


Thomas Stanley Dennis was born in 1887 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex and attested for the Bedfordshire Regiment at Stratford in 1906. He served with the 2nd Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 6 October 1914 and died on 17 December 1914 at Home Hospital, Landguard, Suffolk, from injuries sustained in a motor accident. His sole legatee was his sister, Mrs. Florence Louisa Prince, and he is buried in Felixstowe (Walton) Cemetery, Suffolk.