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 £400

Estimate: £340 - £380

A Great War 1918 ‘French theatre’ M.M. group of four awarded to Private J. Hutchison, 8th Battalion, Royal Highlanders

Military Medal, G.V.R. (S-11274 Pte. J. Hutchison. 8/R. Hdrs); 1914-15 Star (S-11274 Pte. J. Hutchison. R. Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals (S-11274 Pte. J. Hutchison. R. Highrs.) very fine (4) £340-380


M.M. London Gazette 28 January 1918.

James Hutchison was a native of Edinburgh, and served during the Great War with the 8th (Service) Battalion, Royal Highlanders in the French theatre of war from 31 December 1915. At the end of 1917, the Battalion was engaged at Havrincourt, and during the Battle of Passchendaele.