Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (15 September 2021)

Date of Auction: 15th September 2021

Sold for £100

Estimate: £100 - £140

Three: Private C. Greenhead, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and Machine Gun Corps
1914-15 Star (8666 Pte. C. Greenhead. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (8666 Pte. C. Greenhead. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) verdigris spot on VM, otherwise very fine

Pair: Private J. H. Bolton, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
British War and Victory Medals (201199 Pte. J. H. Bolton. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.); together with a small hallmarked silver cruciform school attendance medal, dated 1911, from St. Clement’s Church Schools Oxford; and a white metal 1902 Coronation souvenir medal issued by the City of Oxford Corporation, good very fine

Pair: Private F. E. Cook, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
British War and Victory Medals (240216 Pte. F. E. Cook. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) nearly very fine (7) £100-£140

Footnote

Charles Greenhead attested for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and served with the 1st Battalion during the Great War in the Asiatic theatre of War from 5 December 1914. He later transferred to the Machine Gun Corps (No. 176983) and was discharged on 6 January 1920; he is also entitled to the India General Service Medal with clasp Afghanistan North West Frontier 1919.

James Henry Bolton attested for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and served with the 2nd/4th Battalion during the Great War, later rising to the rank of Acting Sergeant.

Francis Edward Cook was born in 1879, and resided at Hambrook, Bristol. He attested for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and served with the 10th Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front, later transferring to the Royal Defence Corps.