An Old Collection of Medals Relating to The Great War

Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £390

Estimate: £300 - £350

Three: Second Lieutenant Millin Selby, 3rd Battalion East Kent Regiment, who died of wounds on 29 September 1915

1914-15 Star (2. Lieut., E. Kent R.); British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut.) nearly extremely fine (3) £300-350


Millen Selby was born on 11 October 1890 and educated at Dover College. An Engineer by occupation, he applied for a commission in the Special Reserve on 8 August 1914. 2nd Lieutenant Selby, 3rd Battalion The Buffs, died of wounds at the 85th Field Ambulance, near Loos, on 29 September 1915, aged 24 years. He was buried in the Sailly-Labourse Communal Cemetery. Millen Selby was the son of Millin and Margaret Selby, of 36 Rue Faidhibe, Lille, France.

With copied service papers and m.i.c.