A Collection of Medals to the Durham Light Infantry and associated units

Date of Auction: 5th April 2006

Sold for £680

Estimate: £450 - £500

A Great War M.M. and civil B.E.M. group of six to Colour Serjeant C. A. Stirling, 13th Battalion Durham Light Infantry

Military Medal, G.V.R. (21618 Sjt., 13/Durh. L.I.); British Empire Medal, (Civil) G.VI.R., 2nd issue (Charles A. Stirling), in Royal Mint case of issue; 1914-15 Star (21618 L. Sjt., Durh. L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (21618 Sjt., Durh. L.I.); Defence Medal, good very fine and better (6) £450-500


M.M. London Gazette 9 December 1916.

B.E.M. London Gazette 1 January 1951. ‘Plater, Consett Iron Company Ltd, Blackhill, Co. Durham’.

Lance-Serjeant Charles A. Stirling, entered the France/Flanders theatre of war with the 13th Battalion Durham Light Infantry on 25 August 1915. Sold with copied m.i.c.