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

Date of Auction: 15th September 2021

Sold for £130

Estimate: £80 - £120

Pair: Acting Corporal F. P. Payne, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
1914-15 Star (16132 Pte. F. P. Payne. Oxf. & Bucks: L.I.); British War Medal 1914-20 (16132 A. Cpl. F. P. Payne. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.); together with an erased Victory Medal 1914-19, nearly very fine

Three: Private C. Saunders, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, who was killed in action in Mesopotamia on 20 March 1917
1914-15 Star (9123 Pte. C. Saunders. Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (9123 Pte. C. Saunders. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) very fine (6) £80-£120


Charles Saunders was born at Bratton, Kent, and attested for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry at Oxford. He served with the 1st Battalion during the Great War in Mesopotamia, and was killed in action on 20 March 1917. He is buried at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq.