Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (5 April 2006)

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Date of Auction: 5th April 2006

Sold for £300

Estimate: £140 - £160

Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (370587 S.Mjr. H. E. Willis, 8/-R-Bn. Lond. R.) extremely fine £140-160

Footnote

M.S.M. London Gazette 22 February 1919.

According to an old label attached to the medal, Sergeant-Major Harry Willis was affectionately known in the Post Office Rifles as “Banana Legs”.