Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (10 November 2021)

Date of Auction: 10th November 2021

Sold for £460

Estimate: £200 - £240

Four: Private F. Hutchings, Oxfordshire Light Infantry, later 9th (Queensland) Battalion, Australian Imperial Force

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1902 (6656 Pte. F. Hutchings Oxf. & Bucks. [sic] L.I.) this a later issue, with lugs removed from top clasp; 1914-15 Star (887 Pte. F. Hutchings. 9/Bn. A.I.F.); British War and Victory Medals (887 Pte. F. Hutchings. 9 Bn. A.I.F.); together with a related badge, nearly extremely fine (4) £200-£240

Footnote

Frederick Charles Hutchings was born in Marylebone, London, in 1882 and attested for the Oxfordshire Light Infantry on 4 December 1900, serving with them in South Africa during the Boer War from 14 April to 4 October 1902. He enlisted in the A.I.F. on 18 August 1914 and was discharged in 1919.