A Collection of Medals to the South Wales Borderers

Date of Auction: 27th February 2019

Sold for £550

Estimate: £400 - £500

Five: Sergeant Drummer C. L. Davies, South Wales Borderers, late Grenadier Guards

Queen’s Sudan 1896-98 (2416. Pte: C. Davies. 1/Gren: Gds:) suspension claw slightly loose; 1914 Star, with clasp (9905 Sjt. Dmr: C. L. Davies. S. Wales Bord.); British War and Victory Medals (9905 Sjt. C. L. Davies. S. Wales Bord.); Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum (2416. Pte. C. L. Davies. Gren. Gds.) impressed naming, first and last medals with contact wear and edge bruising, therefore nearly very fine, otherwise good very fine (5) £400-£500


Provenance: Dix Noonan Webb, December 2010.

Charles Lewis Davies served with the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards and took part in the Expedition to Khartoum in 1898. He later served with the South Wales Borderers during the Great War on the Western Front from 13 August 1914 and was discharged on 20 April 1915 due to sickness.

Sold with copied Medal Index Card and Silver War Badge rolls verifying medal, clasp and SWB entitlements.