A Collection of Medals to the South Wales Borderers

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Date of Auction: 27th February 2019

Sold for £130

Estimate: £70 - £90

Three: Private W. J. Cox, 1st and 2nd Battalions, South Wales Borderers
1914-15 Star (16756 Pte. W. J. Cox. S. Wales Bord:); British War and Victory Medals (Pte. W. J. Cox. S. Wales Bord.) with named card box of issue for the last two medals,
good very fine

Three: Lance-Corporal W. Whittaker, 11th (2nd Gwent) Battalion, South Wales Borderers.
1914-15 Star (22106 Pte. W. Whittaker. S. Wales Bord:); British War and Victory Medals (22106 A. Cpl. W. Whittaker. S. Wales Bord.)
good very fine (6) £70-£90

Footnote

William Jesse Cox attested for the South Wales Borderers and served with the 2nd Battalion during the Great War in the Balkan theatre of War from 14 June 1915. He later transferred to the 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers, and was discharged to Class Z reserve on 14 April 1919.

William Whittaker attested for the South Wales Borderers on 8 April 1915 and served with the 11th Battalion during the Great War from its first arrival on the Western Front on 4 December 1915. He was discharged on 14 August 1917 and was awarded the Silver War Badge.

Sold with copied Medal Index Cards and other research.