A Small Collection of Medals to War Correspondents
Date of Auction: 16th July 2020
Sold for £550
Estimate: £600 - £800
FootnoteProvenance: Dix Noonan Webb, June 2002.
Mr. Frank Ireland, a former Editor of the Coventry Standard, went to South Africa before the Boer War and became one of the Daily News correspondents at its outbreak. Afterwards he joined the staff of the Diamond Fields Advertiser and became its Editor in 1910. The Daily News was amalgamated, in 1930, with the Daily Chronicle to form the News Chronicle.