Exceptional Naval and Polar Awards from the Collection of RC Witte

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Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £500

Estimate: £300 - £350

Six: Lieutenant F. W. Euridge, Royal Field Artillery

1914 Star, with copy clasp (44810 Bmbr., R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (2 Lieut.); India General Service 1908-35, 2 clasps, Mahsud 1919-20, Waziristan 1919-20 (Lt., R.A.); Delhi Durbar 1911, silver, unnamed; France, Croix de Guerre 1914-1916, bronze palm on ribbon, mounted court style for wear, contact marks, very fine (6) £300-350


Frederick William Euridge was born in Islington, Middlesex in 1888. As a Bombardier in the 25th Brigade R.F.A. he entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 16 August 1914. Clasp to 1914 Star confirmed. He was commissioned into the R.F.A. on 18 January 1917. Later served with the R.F.A. in India, serving as Acting Captain. With copied m.i.c. and other research. Croix de Guerre not confirmed.