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

Date of Auction: 15th September 2021

Sold for £300

Estimate: £100 - £140

Three: Corporal E. Merry, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and Machine Gun Corps
1914-15 Star (2487 Pte. E. Merry. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (2487 Cpl. E. Merry, Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) very fine

Three: Private W. R. Tibbetts, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
1914-15 Star (9706 Pte. W. R. Tibbetts. Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.) number double struck; British War and Victory Medals (9706 Pte. W. R. Tibbetts. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) traces of verdigris to Star, otherwise nearly very fine (6) £100-£140

Footnote

Ernest Merry attested for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and served with the 4th Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 23 March 1915, later transferring to the Machine Gun Corps. He was disembodied on 14 December 1918.

Walter R. Tibbetts attested for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and served with the 1st/1st (Buckinghamshire) Battalion during the Great War in the Asiatic theatre of War from 5 December 1914.