A Collection of Medals formed by the Reverend Canon Nigel Nicholson, OStJ, DL

Date of Auction: 16th April 2020

Sold for £750

Estimate: £400 - £500

A Great War M.M. [and Second Award Bar] group of four awarded to Lance-Corporal J. Nicolson, Royal Highlanders

Military Medal, G.V.R. (292499 Pte. -L.Cpl.- J. Nicolson. R. Highrs.) minor official correction to rank; 1914-15 Star (S-4322 Pte. J. Nicolson. R. Highrs); British War and Victory Medals (S-4322 Pte. J. Nicolson. R. Highrs.) lacking Second Award Bar to M.M., good very fine (4) £400-£500


Provenance: Glendining’s, November 1998.

M.M. London Gazette 18 June 1917.

M.M. Second Award Bar London Gazette 20 August 1919.

John Nicolson attested for the Royal Highlanders at Strathtay and served with the 1st Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 14 July 1915. He was awarded the Military Medal in 1917, and a Second Award Bar following the cessation of hostilities.