A fine Collection of Medals to the Sherwood Foresters

Date of Auction: 19th September 2013

Sold for £700

Estimate: £800 - £900

A Great War D.C.M. group of three awarded to Serjeant H. T. Archer, 15th Battalion Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment

Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (23498 Sjt., 15/Notts. & Derby. R.); British War and Victory Medals (23498 Sjt., Notts. & Derby. R.) slight edge bruising, good very fine (3) £800-900

Footnote

D.C.M. London Gazette 3 June 1919; citation: 11 March 1920 ‘He has carried out his duties with most conspicuous devotion to duty. During the period under review, through his determination and disregard of personal danger, he overcame all difficulties, and never failed to deliver ammunition, rations and water to his battalion in the line.’

With copied gazette extract and m.i.c.