Medals from the Collection of the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

Date of Auction: 14th April 2021

Sold for £950

Estimate: £300 - £400

A Great War ‘Western Front’ M.M. group of four awarded to Lance-Corporal P. G. Cook, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

Military Medal, G.V.R. (18608 L. Cpl. P. G. Cook. 5/Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.) official correction to final letter of surname; 1914-15 Star (18608 Pte. P. G. Cooke. Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (18608 Pte. P. G. Cooke. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) nearly very fine (4) £300-£400


M.M. London Gazette 6 August 1918.

Percival G. Cooke/Cook came from Stanton St John, near Oxford, and first served in the Balkan theatre of war from 30 September 1915. Sold with Fourth Army certificate of commendation for Military Medal, dated 20 May 1918.