The Julian Johnson Collection

Date of Auction: 10th May 2017

Sold for £500

Estimate: £400 - £500

Five: Lieutenant-Colonel P. A. Scott, Rifle Brigade and Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

1914-15 Star (Capt. P. A. Scott. Rif. Brig.); British War and Victory Medals (Lt. Col. P. A. Scott.); Belgium, Order of Leopold, Knight’s breast badge with swords, silver and enamel, white enamel damage on two arms of cross; Belgium, Croix de Guerre, ‘A.I.R.’ cypher, otherwise good very fine (5) £400-500

Footnote

Belgium, Order of Leopold, Knight London Gazette 24 February 1916.

Belgium, Croix de Guerre London Gazette 11 March 1918.

Paul Alexander Scott served during the Great War with the 7th (Service) Battalion, Rifle Brigade, in the French theatre of war from 18 May 1915. He advanced to Acting Major in September 1916, and Acting Lieutenant-Colonel, in April 1918. He was employed during the latter stages of the war with the 7th (Service) Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. After the war he resided in Gatooma, Southern Rhodesia.