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

Date of Auction: 15th September 2021

Sold for £240

Estimate: £100 - £140

Three: Private A. Harris, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
1914-15 Star (9571 Pte. A. Harris, Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (9571 Pte. A. Harris. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) minor edge bruise and light contact marks, nearly very fine

Three: Private F. Hutt, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, who was killed in action on the Western Front on 8 February 1916
1914-15 Star (10498 Pte. F. Hutt. Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.) initial officially corrected; British War and Victory Medals (10498 Pte. F. Hutt. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.); accompanied by small white metal cruciform fob medal, nearly very fine (6) £100-£140

Footnote

Albert Harris attested for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and served with the 3rd Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 24 April 1915. He later served in the Labour Corps, and transferred to the Army Reserve on 5 April 1919.

Frederick Hutt was born at Cowley, Oxford, and attested for the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry at Oxford. He served with the 5th Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 20 May 1915, and was killed in action on 8 February 1916. He is buried at Talana Farm Cemetery, Belgium.