The Jack Webb Collection of Medals and Militaria
Date of Auction: 20th August 2020
Sold for £1,300
Estimate: £500 - £600
Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp, bronze issue (W. White); British War and Victory Medals (T-424477 Dvr. W. E. White. A.S.C.) good very fine (3) £500-£600
FootnoteProvenance: Bought from Driver White’s son, a messenger for Westminster Bank, Crouch End, in the 1950s.
Q.S.A. ‘Bronze medals only without clasps’ confirmed on medal roll of the 1st Life Guards to two civilians, W. Head, groom to Lieutenant Cavendish, D.S.O., and W. White, servant to 2nd Lieutenant Lord Brooke.
William White accompanied 2nd Lieutenant Lord Leopold Brooke to South Africa as his private servant. Lord Brooke was born in 1882, son of 5th Earl of Warwick, and succeeded his father in 1924. Sold with copied medal roll extract and m.i.c. See also Jack Webb’s article in the O.M.R.S. Journal, Summer, 1981.