A Collection of Medals to the Sussex Yeomanry

Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £70

Estimate: £60 - £80

Pair: Warrant Officer Class 2 T. W. H. Taylor, 16th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, who died of wounds, France/Flanders, on 19 September 1918

1914-15 Star (G-1177 Pte., R. Suss. R.); Victory Medal 1914-19 (G-1177 W.O. Cl. 2, R. Suss. R.) good very fine (2)


Thomas William Henry Taylor was born in Brighton and enlisted at Hove, Sussex. As a Private in the Royal Sussex Regiment, he entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 4 January 1915. Serving as a Warrant Officer Class 2 in the 16th Battalion (C.W.G.C. states ‘15th’), he died of wounds, 19 September 1918. He was buried in the Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. With copied m.i.c. and casualty details.