A Collection of Medals to The Royal Engineers

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Date of Auction: 4th December 2002

Sold for £680

Estimate: £350 - £400

A rare Great War Light Railway Company operations M.M. and Bar group of three awarded to Sapper J. W. Yeo, Royal Engineers

Military Medal, G.V.R., with Second Award Bar (218840 Sapr. J. W. Yeo, 2/L.R.O. Coy. R.E.); British War and Victory Medals (218840 Spr., R.E.) good very fine or better (3) £350-400


M.M. London Gazette 17 December 1917.

Bar to M.M. London Gazette 16 July 1918.

Sold with original H.Q., Fourth Army congratulatory certificate for the Bar to his M.M., signed by General Rawlinson and dated 4 May 1918, and related printed notice announcing the award; together with contemporary portrait photograph and newspaper cutting.