Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (10 November 2021)
Date of Auction: 10th November 2021
Sold for £110
Estimate: £100 - £140
Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902, clasp block loose on riband (4728 Pte. J. Gessey. Oxford. L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (25993 Pte. J. Gessey. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) contact marks, nearly very fine (3) £100-£140
FootnoteJames Gessey was born in Long Handborough, Oxford, in 1876 and attested for the Oxfordshire Light Infantry at Birmingham. He is also entitled to the India General Service Medal with Tirah 1897-98 and Punjab Frontier 1897-98 clasps. He saw further service during the Great War and died at home on 12 July 1917.
Sold together with two postcard photographs of the recipient.