A Collection of Gallantry Awards to the South Wales Borderers

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Date of Auction: 28th February 2018

Sold for £750

Estimate: £400 - £500

A Great War ‘Western Front’ 1916 M.M. group of five awarded to Company Quarter Master Sergeant F. Bell, 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers

Military Medal, G.V.R. (2-9721 C.Q.M.S. F. Bell. 2-S. Wales Bord.); 1914-15 Star (9721 Sjt. F. Bell. S. Wales Bord); British War and Victory Medals (9721 W.O. Cl.2. F. Bell. S. Wales Bord.); Army L.S. & G..C., G.V.R., 1st issue (3903085 W.O. Cl.2. F. Bell. M.M. S. Wales Bord.) light pitting and contact marks, number partially obscured on last, very fine (5) £400-500

Footnote

M.M. London Gazette 11 November 1916.

Frederick Bell served with the 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers during the Great War in China, Gallipoli, and on the Western Front, and was awarded his Military Medal for his gallantry in the Somme sector, 1916.