A Collection of Great War Trios

Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £140

Estimate: £120 - £160

Three: Private J. R. Burridge, 1/5th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, late 3rd Hussars, killed in action, France/Flanders, 4 October 1917

1914-15 Star (10491 Pte., 3rd Hrs.); British War and Victory Medals (10491 Pte., 3-Hrs.) good very fine and better (3)


Private John Richard Burridge, 3rd Hussars, entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 23 May 1915. When serving with the 1/5th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, he was killed in action on 4 October 1917, aged 23 years. Having no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial. He was the son of John F. and Emily Burridge, of 26 Norfolk Road, East Ham, London.

With copied m.i.c. and casualty details.