A Collection of Medals to the Surrey Yeomanry

Date of Auction: 29th June 2006

Sold for £330

Estimate: £180 - £220

Three: Acting Squadron Quartermaster Serjeant R. C. Sayers, Surrey Yeomanry

1914-15 Star (2259 Pte., Surr. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oakleaf (2259 A. Sq. Q.M. Sjt., Surr. Yeo.) extremely fine (3) £180-220


M.I.D. London Gazette 25 October 1917.

Private Richard C. Sayers, “B” Squadron, Surrey Yeomanry, entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 18 January 1915. In 1917, as a Corporal, he was mentioned in Lieutenant-General G. F. Milne’s despatches. He ended the war with the rank of Acting Squadron Quartermaster Serjeant in the regiment. Sold with original M.I.D. certificate, M.I.D. emblem forwarding slip, damaged British War and Victory Medal card box of issue and two registered envelopes for medals, addressed to ‘Mr R. C. Sayers, 128 Sidmouth Rd., Leyton, E.10’, and copied m.i.c.