A Small Collection of Great War Medals to the Royal Sussex Regiment

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Date of Auction: 8th May 2019

Sold for £160

Estimate: £100 - £140

Three: Private J. W. Baitup, 5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment
1914-15 Star (5-1710 Pte. J. W. Baitup. R. Suss: R.); British War and Victory Medals (1710 Pte. J. W. Baitup. R. Suss. R.) good very fine

Three: Corporal P. Davis, 5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment
1914-15 Star (5-2159 Pte. P. Davis. R. Suss: R.); British War and Victory Medals (2159 Cpl. P. Davis. R. Suss. R.) heavy edge bruising to BWM, nearly very fine

Three: Corporal R. W. Field, 5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment
1914-15 Star (2605 Pte. R. W. Field. R. Suss: R.); British War and Victory Medals (2605 Cpl. R. W. Field. R. Suss. R.) edge bruising, very fine

Pair: Private W. Robins, 5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment
British War and Victory Medals (3500 Pte. W. Robins. R. Suss. R.) very fine

1914-15 Star (5874 Pte. A. S. Ketchell, R. Suss. R.) good very fine (12) £100-£140

Footnote

John W. Baitup attested for the Royal Sussex Regiment, and served with the 5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 18 February 1915.

Percy Davis attested for the Royal Sussex Regiment, and served with the 5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 18 February 1915. He was disembodied on 23 April 1919.

Sold with a postcard photograph of the recipient.

Reginald W. Field attested for the Royal Sussex Regiment, and served with the 5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 10 October 1915.

Alfred S. Ketchell attested for the Royal Sussex Regiment, and served with the 5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 18 February 1915. he subsequently transferred to the Essex Regiment.