A Collection of Medals to Great War Casualties

Date of Auction: 14th April 2021

Sold for £360

Estimate: £240 - £280

Pair: Private L. Jones, Pembroke Yeomanry, later South Wales Borderers, who was killed in action on the Western Front on 21 October 1916

British War and Victory Medals (4347 Pte. L. Jones. Pembroke Yeo.); Memorial Plaque (Llewellyn Jones) in card envelope, with Buckingham Palace enclosure; Memorial Scroll, ‘Pte. Llewellyn Jones, S. Wales Borderers’, extremely fine (4) £240-£280

Footnote

Provenance: Acquired by the vendor directly from the recipient’s family.

Llewelleyn Jones was born in Llanbyther, Carmarthenshire, and attested for the Pembroke Yeomanry at Carmarthern. He served with the 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers during the Great War on the Western Front from 1916, and was killed in action on the Somme on 21 October 1916. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France.

Sold with various group and individual postcard photographs; various Pembroke Yeomanry buttons and unit insignia; a C.W.G.C. scroll; Service Hymnal; and copied research.