A Collection of Medals to the Sussex Yeomanry

Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £190

Estimate: £160 - £200

Four: Acting Company Quartermaster Serjeant L. J. Still, 4th Battalion The Queen’s Regiment, late Sussex Yeomanry - latterly a Captain in the Sussex Home Guard

1914-15 Star (1367 Sjt., Suss. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (1367 Sjt., Suss. Yeo.); Terrritorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (203026 Sjt.-A.C.Q.M. Sjt., 4/The Queen’s R.) good very fine and better (4) £160-200

Footnote

Leslie James Still was born on 11 July 1890. As a Serjeant in the Sussex Yeomanry he entered the Balkan theatre of war on 24 September 1915 and served with them in Gallipoli. In 1917 he transferred to the Queen’s Regiment and was disembodied on 14 December 1918. He enrolled into the Sussex Local Defence Volunteers (Home Guard) on 29 May 1940 and was appointed a 2nd Lieutenant in November 1942 and promoted to Lieutenant in March 1943 and Captain in November 1943. Latterly he served as Officer Commanding “B” Company, 10th (East Brighton) Battalion Home Guard, Royal Sussex Regiment. He was discharged at the disbandment of the Home Guard on 31 December 1945. With copied research.