A Collection of Medals to the Sussex Yeomanry

Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £110

Estimate: £100 - £140

Three: Corporal L. W. Wheeldon, Sussex Yeomanry

1914-15 Star (1878 Pte., Suss. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (1878 Cpl., Suss. Yeo.) B.W.M. suspension a little slack, good very fine (3) £100-140


Lancelot Willoughby Wheeldon was born c.1889. Serving with the 1/1st Sussex Yeomanry, he entered Gallipoli on 7 October 1915. Later served with the Royal Sussex Regiment. Listed on the copied m.i.c. as being disembodied on 28 January 1918 (sic). Latterly employed as an Accountant, Wheeldon died in Eastbourne on 14 January 1973. Additionally with copy of Death Certificate.