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

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Date of Auction: 4th December 2008

Sold for £140

Estimate: £100 - £140

Three: Corporal F. T. Wing, 4th, late 20th Battalion London Regiment, killed in action, 21 March 1918

1914-15 Star (3737 Pte., 20th Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medals (3737 Cpl., 20-Lond. R.) good very fine (3) £100-140


Frederick T. Wing was born and lived in Peckham and enlisted at Blackheath. Serving with the 20th Battalion London Regiment he entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 9 October 1915. Serving with the 2nd/4th Battalion London Regiment, he was killed in action, France/Flanders, 21 March 1918. Having no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial.