The Collection of Medals Formed By Dr A W Stott

Date of Auction: 25th March 1997

Sold for £45

Estimate: £30 - £40

Three: Trooper H. Edwards, 16th/5th Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps
29s; Africa Star, clasp, 1st Army; War Medal, together with named condolence slip which includes his regimental number, extremely fine (3)


4626337 Trooper Harold Edwards was killed in action on 11 April 1943 after the battle of Fondouk Gap when his regiment were at Sidi Ali Bousalem. Having just replenished with fuel and ammunition, they were dive bombed by three FW190’s with 500 kg bombs. Trooper Edwards and seven other men were killed in this action.