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

Date of Auction: 5th July 2011

Sold for £700

Estimate: £400 - £450

Three: Major William Logan Ruthven, 1st Battalion, East Yorkhire Regiment, attached (Commanding) 2/6th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, who was killed in action on 3 December 1917

1914-15 Star (Capt.); British War and Victory Medals (Major); together with original card boxes of issue and transmission slip, extremely fine (3) £400-450


Major William Logan Ruthven was killed in action at La Vacquerie on 3 December 1917 whilst Commanding the 2/6th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. He has no known grave and his name is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial.