A Collection of Medals to the 20th (Blackheath and Woolwich) Battalion, London Regiment

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Date of Auction: 25th September 2008

Sold for £340

Estimate: £300 - £350

A Great War ‘Western Front’ M.M. group of three awarded to Lance Corporal R. J. Barrell, 1/20th Battalion, London Regiment

Military Medal, G.V.R. (631138 Pte.-L. Cpl., 1/20 Lond. R.); 1914-15 Star (631138 Pte., 20 Lon. Regt.); British War and Victory Medals (631138 A. Cpl., 20-Lond. R.) polished, therefore good fine and better (4) £300-350


M.M. London Gazette 19 March 1918.

Sold with copy of m.i.c. which confirms that the 1914-15 Star was not issued until 9 November 1978, presumably the result of a late claim by the recipient.