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

Date of Auction: 5th July 2011

Sold for £550

Estimate: £400 - £500

Three: Second Lieutenant George Dawson Hope Atkin, 4th Battalion, Liverpool Regiment, who died of wounds on 16 July 1916

1914-15 Star (2. Lieut., L’pool. R.); British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut.); together with memorial plaque (George Dawson Hope Atkin) extremely fine (4) £400-500


Second Lieutenant George Dawson Hope Atkin was a native of Birkenhead and was educated at the Birkenhead School and Gresham School, Norfolk. He was mortally wounded on 15 July 1916 at Bazentine-le-Petite Wood and died the following day. He is buried at La Neuville British Cemetery, France.