The Collection of Medals to Great War Casualties formed by Tim Parsons

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Date of Auction: 2nd April 2004

Sold for £520

Estimate: £500 - £600

Four: Private G. W. Davison, Coldstream Guards, who was killed in action on 13 February 1915

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1902 (3080 Pte., Coldstream Guards); 1914 Star (3080 Pte., C. Gds.); British War and Victory Medals (3080 Pte., C. Gds.), with related Memorial Plaque (George William Davison), the first with a few edge nicks and second clasp loose on riband, the second with slightly loose suspension claw, otherwise good very fine and better (5) £500-600


George William Davison, who was born at Bishop Auckland, Durham and enlisted at Newcastle-on-Tyne, was killed in action on 13 February 1915, while serving in the 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. He is commemorated on Le Touret Memorial.