A Collection of Medals to the Lancashire Fusiliers

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Date of Auction: 20th September 2002

Sold for £430

Estimate: £140 - £160

A Great War M.M. pair awarded to Second Lieutenant H. N. Lewis, Lancashire Fusiliers, formerly 1/10th (Scottish) Battalion, Liverpool Regiment

Military Medal, G.V.R. (3347 L. Cpl., 1/10 L’pool. R.-T.F.); British War Medal 1914-20 (2. Lieut.) nearly extremely fine (2) £140-160

Footnote

M.M. London Gazette 16 November 1916.

Second Lieutenant Harold Nicholson Lewis was killed in action in France and Flanders on 18 October 1917, whilst serving with the 1/2nd Battalion, attached 17th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. His name is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

Sold with a copied photograph of recipient.