A Collection of Medals to the 42nd Highlanders and 73rd Foot (Black Watch)

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Date of Auction: 28th February 2018

Sold for £480

Estimate: £400 - £460

A Great War 1917 ‘French theatre’ M.M. group of five awarded to Sergeant J. Miller, Machine Gun Corps, late Royal Highlanders

Military Medal, G.V.R. (7854 Cpl. J. Miller. 97/Coy. M.G.C.); 1914-15 Star (9644 Pte. J. Miller. R. Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. Oak Leaves (9644 Pte. J. Miller. R. Highrs.); Delhi Durbar 1911 (9644. Sgt. J. Miller. 2nd. R. Highrs.) last contemporarily engraved, mounted as worn, generally very fine or better (5) £400-460

Footnote

Provenance: DNW, June 2006.

M.M. London Gazette 17 September 1917.

James Miller was a native of Cupar, Fife, and served during the Great War with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Highlanders in the French theatre of war from 13 January 1915. He transferred to the Machine Gun Corps, and served with the 97th Company in the same theatre of war.

M.I.D. and Delhi Durbar unconfirmed.