A Collection of Medals to the South Wales Borderers
Date of Auction: 27th February 2019
Sold for £220
Estimate: £70 - £90
1914-15 Star (1787 Pte. J. O. Jones. S. Wales Bord:); British War and Victory Medals (1787 Pte. J. O. Jones. S. Wales Bord.) good very fine
Three: Private G. Cheek, 10th (1st Gwent) Battalion, South Wales Borderers
1914-15 Star (20060 Pte. G. Cheek. S. Wales Bord:); British War and Victory Medals (20060 Pte. G. Cheek. S. Wales Bord.) very fine (6) £70-£90
FootnoteJohn Osborne Jones, a native of Brecon, was born in 1896 and attested for the South Wales Borderers. He served with the 1/1st Brecknock Battalion during the Great War in the Asiatic theatre of War, landing at Aden on 3 July 1915. He was discharged on 11 January 1920.
George Cheek attested for the South Wales Borderers and served with the 10th Battalion during the Great War from its first arrival on the Western Front on 3 December 1915. He also served in the 2nd, 11th, and 6th Battalions. He was discharged to the Class Z reserve on 12 February 1919.
Sold with copied Medal Index Cards.