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

Date of Auction: 15th September 2021

Sold for £110

Estimate: £80 - £120

Three: Sergeant W. E. Smith, M.M., Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, later Worcestershire Regiment

1914-15 Star (11127 L. Cpl. W. E. Smith. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (11127 Sjt. W. E. Smith. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) very fine (3) £80-£120


M.M. London Gazette 18 July 1917.

William E. Smith attested for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and served with the 5th Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 16 July 1915. He later transferred to 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment (no. 42554), and was wounded on 13 December 1916, when serving with the Worcestershire Regiment. For his services during the Great War he was awarded the Military Medal.