The Fine Collection of Medals to 'Old Contemptibles' formed by Major Bob Keay

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Date of Auction: 1st December 2010

Sold for £270

Estimate: £160 - £180

Three: Private G. W. Austin, 20th Hussars, who was killed in action in Belgium on 13 May 1915 whilst attached to the Royal Horse Guards

1914 Star, with clasp (4736 Pte., 20/Hrs.); British War and Victory Medals (4736 Pte., 20-Hrs.) good very fine (3)
£160-180

Footnote

George Walter Austin was born at Greenwich and enlisted at Blackheath, London. He served in France and Flanders with the 20th Hussars from 7 October 1914 and was killed in action there on 13 May 1915 whilst attached to the Royal Horse Guards. He is buried at New Irish Farm Cemetery, West Vlaanderen, Belgium.