A Small Collection of Medals to the Wiltshire Yeomanry

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Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £55

Estimate: £50 - £70

British War Medal 1914-20 (1916 Pte. C. Paddock, R. Wilts. Yeo.); Victory Medal 1914-19 (2) (1917 Pte. J. A. Russ, R. Wilts. Yeo.; 1649 Pte. G. Sheppard, R. Wilts. Yeo.) very fine and better (3) £50-70


Copied research with the medal to Paddock indicates he was a prisoner-of-war.

Private George Sheppard, Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry, died on 8 February 1918, of wounds suffered in France. Aged 22 years at the time of his death, he was the son of Charles and Eliza Sheppard, of Ablington, Figheldean, Salisbury. He was buried in the Figheldean (St. Michael) Churchyard. With modern photographs of his headstone and memorial.