The Collection of Medals Formed By Dr A W Stott

Date of Auction: 25th March 1997

Sold for £210

Estimate: £100 - £150

Four: Sergeant E. S. Huntington, Royal Marines, H.M.S. Hood
1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; War Medal, these all named, together with named condolence slip and card box of issue addressed to his Wife, extremely fine (4)

Footnote

PO/X 1288 Sergeant Ernest Henry Huntington, Royal Marines, was killed when the Battle Cruiser H.M.S. Hood was sunk on 24 May 1941, in action with the Bismarck south of Greenland. There were only three survivors from a compliment of 1,419 officers and men.