A small collection of medals to the Essex Regiment

Date of Auction: 15th September 2021

Sold for £80

Estimate: £40 - £50

The 1914-15 Star awarded to Private A. Little, 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment, who was killed in action during the First Battle of Gaza, 26 March 1917

1914-15 Star (3152 Pte. A. Little. Essex R.) good very fine £40-£50

Footnote

Alfred Little was born in Broxted, Essex, on 11 October 1895 and attested for the 5th Battalion, Essex Regiment at Chelmsford. He served with them during the Great War in the Gallipoli theatre of War from 9 August 1915, and was subsequently re-numbered 250728. He was killed in action during the First Battle of Gaza on 26 March 1917, and, having no known grave, is commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial.