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 £270

Estimate: £180 - £220

Four: Sergeant J. H. Walker, 20th Battalion, London Regiment, subsequently 47th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps

1914-15
Star (1895 Pte., 20-Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medals (1895 Sjt., 20-Lond. R.); Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (21274 Sjt., 47/M.G.C.) generally good very fine (4) £180-220

Footnote

Sold with copied research confirming that the award of the M.S.M. was announced in the ‘Peace Gazette’ and that he was wounded (suffering from gas poisoning) after the Battle of Loos in September 1915.