Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (10 November 2021)
Date of Auction: 10th November 2021
Sold for £600
Estimate: £300 - £400
Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast, South Africa 1901, date clasp loose as issued (6215 Sgt. H. Morris, Rl. Warwick: Regt.); India General Service 1908-35, 2 clasps, North West Frontier 1908, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, second clasp loose as issued (6272 Cr. Sergt. H. Morris. 1st. R. War. R.) rank partially officially corrected; 1914-15 Star (9541 Q.M. Sjt. H. Morris, Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (9541 W.O. Cl. 2 H. Morris. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (6215 C. Sjt: H. Morris. R. War: R.) edge bruising and light contact marks, nearly very fine (6) £300-£400
FootnoteHenry Morris served with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment in South Africa, during which period he was attached to the Rand Rifles as an instructor. He subsequently served with the 7th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry during the Great War on the Western Front from 21 September 1915.
Sold with original letter from members of the Rand Rifles thanking him for his work as instructor and a copied group photograph dated March 1915.