The Collection of Medals Formed By Dr A W Stott
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Date of Auction: 25th March 1997
Sold for £410
Estimate: £240 - £280
Queen’s Sudan 1896 (3504 Pte. L. Dillon, 2/Lan. Fus.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (3504 Pte. L. Dillon, Lanc. Fus.) official correction to initial; King’s South Africa, 2 clasps (3504 Corpl. L. Dillon, Lanc. Fus.); British War and Victory Medals (240814 Sjt. L. Dillon, Lan. Fus.); Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum (3504 Pte. L. Dillon, 2nd L.F.) contact marks, otherwise very fine and better (6)
FootnoteThe group is sold with a quantity of original documentation including parchment discharge certificates, Soldier’s Small Book, two portrait photographs and two group photographs.
Lawrence Dillon was born in Rochdale, Lancashire, and enlisted at Rochdale on 4 November 1890. He was discharged on 3 November 1902 and recalled for service in the Great War from 14 September 1914 until 19 December 1919, when he was discharged physically unfit for war service.