The Great War Medal Collection of Robin H.J. Darvell

Date of Auction: 31st January 2011

Sold for £230

Estimate: £120 - £160

Four: Gunner F. C. Skerry, 3rd Brigade Royal Horse Artillery

1914 Star, with clasp (25928 Gnr., R.H.A.); British War and Victory Medals (25928 Gnr., R.A.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (1021172 Gnr., R.H.A.) very fine (4) £120-160


Gunner Frederick C. Skerry entered the France/Flanders theatre of war with 3rd Brigade Royal Horse Artillery on 15 August 1914. On 22 August 1914 the 3rd Brigade R.H.A. fired the first artillery shots of the war. Clasp confirmed. With copied m.i.c. and some other research.