A Small Collection of Medals to the Dorsetshire Regiment

Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £300

Estimate: £280 - £320

Three: Private P. Holloway, 5th, late 1st Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, killed in action, France, 26 September 1916

1914 Star (3-6310 Pte., Dorset. R.); British War and Victory Medals (3-6310 Pte., Dorset. R.); Memorial Plaque (Percy Holloway) extremely fine (4) £280-320


Private Percy Holloway, 1st Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 20 September 1914. Serving in the 5th Battalion he was killed in action in France on 26 September 1916, aged 25 years. Having no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. He was the son of Kate Louise Holloway, of 13 Mortimer Road., Itchen, Southampton. With copied m.i.c. and other research.