Medals to Great War Casualties from the Collection of the late Ian Livesley

Date of Auction: 5th July 2011

Sold for £700

Estimate: £700 - £800

Three: Lieutenant Charles Nott, 9th Battalion, Liverpool Regiment, who was killed in action at Loos on 8 October 1915 and posthumously mentioned in despatches, having been originally recommended for the award of a Military Cross

1914-15 Star (2247 Pte., L’pool. R.); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut.); together with memorial plaque (Charles Nott); together with illuminated memorial scroll; M.I.D. certificate; a good original portrait photograph of recipient in uniform; three school examination certificates and a named certificate for rendering assistance as a voluntary worker at the Lister Drive Electric Power Station during the strike in August 1911, the medals and plaque contained in an oak glazed display case; together with a Liverpool Regiment badge, nearly extremely fine (4) £700-800

Footnote

M.I.D. London Gazette 31 December 1915.

Lieutenant Charles Nott was born at West Derby, Liverpool in 1891 and educated at Marlborough College. He served in France and Flanders from 12 March 1915, receiving his commission the following month. He was killed in action at Loos on 8 October 1915 and received a posthumous mention in despatches having been recommended for a Military Cross. The Roll of Honour, Volume II refers.