Medals from the Collection of Brigadier Brian Parritt, C.B.E.

Date of Auction: 19th March 2008

Sold for £130

Estimate: £60 - £80

Pair: Leading Deck Hand C. H. Belcher, Royal Naval Reserve

British War and Victory Medals (4775S L.D.H., R.N.R.)

British War Medal 1914-20 (Lieut. A. Holmes, R.N.R.); Victory Medal 1914-19 (4) (K.38979 A. R. Biddlecombe, Sto.1, R.N.; K.1652 R. N. Bacon, L. Sto., R.N.; S.S.6014 H. C. Barham, A.B., R.N.; 305137 A. H. Davis, L. Sto., R.N.) last fine; others very fine and better (7) £60-80


Leading Stoker Albert Henry Davis, R.N., was killed in action at the Battle of Coronel, 1 November 1914, aged 34 years, whilst serving on the armoured cruiser Good Hope. He was the son of Daniel Harry Denis and Mary Ann Davis of Wokingham and the husband of Mrs Lily Davis of 9 Arun Cottages, Waterloo Road, Wokingham, Berkshire.