A fine Collection of Medals to the Sherwood Foresters

Date of Auction: 19th September 2013

Sold for £1,300

Estimate: £800 - £900

A Great War D.C.M. group of three awarded to Serjeant E. Freeman, 16th (Service) Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment (Chatsworth Rifles)

Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (26771 Sjt., 16/N. & D.R.); British War and Victory Medals (26771 Sjt., Notts. & Derby. R.) minor contact marks, very fine (3) £800-900

Footnote

D.C.M. London Gazette 26 January 1917. ‘He pushed on rapidly, secured the entrances to the further dugouts, thereby preventing the escape of the garrison, and was instrumental in the capture of a large number of prisoners.’

With copied gazette extract and m.i.c.