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

Date of Auction: 8th May 2019

Sold for £200

Estimate: £100 - £140

Pair: Captain J. J. Morgan, Royal Sussex Regiment
British War and Victory Medals (Capt. L. J. Morgan.) extremely fine

Three: Warrant Officer Class II A. E. Betts, Royal Sussex Regiment and Machine Gun Corps
British War and Victory Medals (11066 W.O. Cl.2 A. E. Betts. M.G.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2nd issue, fixed suspension (..7451 C. Sjt. A. E. Betts R. Suss. R.) heavy contact marks, fair to fine

Pair: Private H. E. Hughes, Royal Sussex Regiment
British War and Victory Medals (G-16921 Pte. H. E. Hughes. R. Suss. R.) mounted as worn, contact marks, nearly very fine

Pair: Private C. Turner, Royal Sussex Regiment
British War and Victory Medals (9089 Pte. C. Turner. R. Suss. R.) cleaned, good very fine

British War Medal 1914-20 (16835 Pte. L. G. Playle. R. Suss. R.); Victory Medal 1914-19 (2) (315067 Pte. S. J. Slade. R. Suss. R.; G-22254 Pte. F. Turner. R. Suss. R.); together with two Royal Sussex Regiment cap badges, traces of verdigris, minor edge bruising, very fine (12) £100-£140


Leslie James Morgan was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the Royal Sussex Regiment on 8 June 1915.

Frank Turner was born in Holloway, Middlesex, and attested for the Royal Sussex Regiment at Mill Hill, Middlesex. He served with the 16th (Sussex Yeomanry) Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front, and was killed in action on 2 September 1918. He is buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

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