A Small Collection of Great War Medals to the Royal Sussex Regiment
Date of Auction: 8th May 2019
Sold for £130
Estimate: £80 - £120
British War and Victory Medals (265 Cpl. W. Grinyer. R. Suss. R.); Territorial Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (265113 Cpl. W. Grinyer. 6-R. Suss. R.) minor edge bruise to last, good very fine
Pair: Corporal F. C. Leeves, 6th (Cyclists) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment
British War and Victory Medals (266085 Cpl. F. C. Leeves. R. Suss. R.) good very fine
Pair: Private W. J. Lewis, 6th (Cyclists) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment
British War and Victory Medals (265342 Pte. W. J. Lewis. R. Suss. R.) good very fine (7) £80-£120
FootnoteWilliam James Lewis was born in 1893 and attested for the Royal Sussex Regiment at Brighton on 19 October 1914. He served with the 6th (Cyclists) Battalion during the Great War in India, landing at Bombay on 26 February 1916, and was demobilised at Hounslow on 4 July 1919.
Sold with a copy of The Royal Sussex Herald, the Journal of the 6th Battalion, the Royal Sussex Regiment, dated 4 November 1916, when the Battalion was stationed at Bangalore; and other copied research.