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 £160

Estimate: £80 - £100

Three: Corporal F. B. Flint, M.M., 20th Battalion London Regiment

1914-15 Star (3970 Pte., 20-Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medals (3970 Cpl., 20-Lond. R.) very fine

Three
: Corporal Mechanic W. G. D. Green, Royal Air Force, late 20th Battalion London Regiment

1914-15 Star (2192 Pte., 20-Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medals (2192 Pte., 20-London R.) nearly extremely fine (6) £80-100

Footnote

Corporal Flint was awarded the Military Medal (London Gazette 14 May 1919). With copied m.i.c.

William George Douglas Green was born in Birmingham. A Fitter by occupation, he enlisted into the 20th Battalion London Regiment and served in the France/Flanders theatre of war, 19 August-3 December 1915. Being discharged from the Army he enlisted as an Air Mechanic 2nd Class in the R.F.C. on 26 June 1916. He later transferred to the R.A.F. as a Corporal Mechanic and in September 1918 was appointed an unpaid Sergeant Mechanic. Sold with copied R.F.C./R.A.F. service papers and m.i.c.