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 Corporal H. Tysom, 20th Battalion, London Regiment

Military Medal, G.V.R. (631605 Cpl., 20/Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medals (3936 Cpl., 20-Lond. R.) last with officially re-impressed naming, good very fine (3) £300-350


M.M. London Gazette 13 March 1919.

Horace Tysom enlisted on 29 May 1915 and was wounded on 5 October 1916, when he received multiple shell wounds to his right arm and thigh. After a period of further active service he was discharged as a result of wounds on 5 November 1918, aged 26 years, and died the following month on 16 December 1918. Sold with copies of detailed medical history sheets.