Medals from the Collection of the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

Date of Auction: 14th April 2021

Sold for £340

Estimate: £280 - £320

A Great War ‘Western Front’ M.M. awarded to Sergeant W. Woodcock, 6th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

Military Medal, G.V.R. (7707 Sjt: W. Woodcock. 6/O. & B.L.I.) contact marks, otherwise very fine £280-£320

Footnote

M.M. London Gazette 27 October 1916.

M.I.D London Gazette 15 June 1916.

William Woodcock served with the 2nd Battalion in France from 14 August 1914, and is entitled to the 1914 Star and clasp. He won the M.M. with the 6th Battalion and finished the war as a Warrant Officer 2nd Class.