A Collection of Medals to the Sussex Yeomanry

Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £130

Estimate: £140 - £180

Five: Serjeant J. A. Ashdown, Sussex Yeomanry

1914-15 Star (1482 Cpl., Suss. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (1482 Sjt., Suss. Yeo.); Defence Medal, unnamed; Special Constabulary Long Service, G.VI.R., 1st issue (S. Sergt. James Ashdown); mounted as worn together with a renamed Territorial Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (1482 Sjt. J. A. Ashdown, Suss. Yeo.) very fine (6) £140-180

Footnote

James A. Ashdown enlisted on 7 March 1912. As a Corporal in the Sussex Yeomanry, he entered Gallipoli on 7 October 1915. Later served in the Labour Corps and was discharged on 4 April 1919. With copied m.i.c.