A fine Collection of Medals to the Sherwood Foresters
Date of Auction: 19th September 2013
Sold for £490
Estimate: £400 - £500
Military Medal, G.V.R. (70231 Sjt., 17/N. & D.R.) correction to service number; British War and Victory Medals (70231 W.O. Cl. 2, Notts. & Derby. R.); Belgium, Croix de Guerre, ‘A’ cypher, good very fine (4) £400-500
FootnoteM.M. London Gazette 2 November 1917.
Citation: ‘For gallantry and devotion to duty at Hill Top, Canal Bank, Ypres 31 July 1917.’ (ref. British Gallantry Awards, The Sherwood Foresters, compiled by C. Housley).
Belgian Croix de Guerre London Gazette 12 July 1918. ‘70231 Company Serjeant-Major John William Cluney, M.M., Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment (Thornton Heath).’
With original (damaged) Certificate of Transfer to Reserve and copied research.