The Collection of Medals formed by the late Arnold Jackson

Date of Auction: 12th December 2012

Sold for £490

Estimate: £300 - £350

A Great War ‘Western Front’ M.M. group of four awarded to Private A. Holt, 1st East Lancashire Regiment

Military Medal, G.V.R. (36576 Pte. A. Holt, 1/E. Lan: R.); 1914-15 Star (2936 Pte., E. Lan. R.); British War and Victory Medals (2936 Pte., E. Lan. R.) contact marks, otherwise nearly very fine £300-350


M.M. London Gazette 6 August 1918 (France).

Albert Holt was born in Darwen, Lancashire. He joined the 1/4th East Lancashire Regiment at Preston in March 1915 and disembarked in the Balkans on 23 July 1915. He later transferred to the 1st Battalion for service in France and probably won the M.M. for gallantry during the German Spring Offensive in March 1918. He was demobilised on 18 March 1919.

Sold with research including War Diary entries and m.i.c.