A Small Collection of Medals to the Dorsetshire Regiment

Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £60

Estimate: £60 - £80

Three: Private J. W. Conquest, 6th, late 1st Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, killed in action, France/Flanders, 16 May 1917

1914-15 Star (10529 L. Cpl., Dorset. R.); British War and Victory Medals (10529 Pte., Dorset. R.) heavily worn through polishing (3) £60-80


Private John William Conquest, 1st Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 19 May 1915. When serving with the 6th Battalion, he was killed in action, France/Flanders on 16 May 1917, aged 22 years. He was buried in the Brown’s Copse Cemetery, Roeux, Pas de Calais. He was the son of Mrs Annie Harrow, of 6 Newton Villas, Andover Road, Ludgershall, Wiltshire. With copied m.i.c. and casualty details.