An Extensive Collection of Medals for Long and Meritorious Service

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Date of Auction: 25th June 2008

Sold for £520

Estimate: £240 - £280

Four: Serjeant Robert Fleming, Saskatchewan Regiment

1914-15 Star (73896 Pte., 28/Can. Inf.); British War and Victory Medals (73896Sjt., 28-Can. Inf.); Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (73896 Cpl.-A. Sjt., Sask. R.) mounted for display, good very fine (4) £240-280

Footnote

M.S.M. London Gazette 3 June 1918. ‘... in recognition of Valuable Services rendered with the Armies in France & Flanders’.

Robert Fleming was born at Dundalk, Ireland on 26 November 1879. A Clerk by occupation, he attested for service with the 28th Canadian Infantry at Fort William on 23 October 1914, aged 34 years, 11 months. He had previously served six weeks garrison duty with the 96th Regiment. Sold with copied attestation papers.