Medals from the Collection of the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum
Date of Auction: 14th April 2021
Sold for £1,000
Estimate: £600 - £800
Military Cross, G.V.R.; British War and Victory Medals (Capt. R. F. Cuthbert.); together with hallmarked silver regimental badge, extremely fine (4) £600-£800
FootnoteM.C. London Gazette 1 January 1918.
Robert Frederick Cuthbert served in France from 23 May 1916, with the 2/4th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, for the most of the war as Adjutant of the battalion. He was wounded at Arras on 14 November 1917, by a bomb which fell inside the trench.