A Collection of Great War Military Medals to the Lincolnshire Regiment

Date of Auction: 25th September 2019

Sold for £280

Estimate: £200 - £240

A Great War 1918 M.M. group of three awarded to Sergeant G. Marchant, 6th (Service) Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment

Military Medal G.V.R. (15176 Sjt. G. Marchant. 6/Linc: R.); 1914-15 Star (15176 L. Cpl. G. Marchant. Linc: R.); British War Medal 1914-20 (15176 Sjt. G. Marchant. Linc. R.) nearly very fine or better (3) £200-£240


M.M. London Gazette 23 July 1919

George Marchant disembarked in France on 10 September 1915 with the 8th (Service) Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. He later transferred to the 1st Battalion and finally the 6th (Service) Battalion with which he was serving when he was awarded the M.M. The London Gazette which carried his M.M. announcement contains awards for acts of gallantry in France and Flanders in October and November 1918, a time when the 6th Battalion were engaged in the Pursuit to the Selle and the Battle of the Sambre.