A Collection of Medals to Great War Casualties
Date of Auction: 14th April 2021
Sold for £280
Estimate: £80 - £120
British War and Victory Medals (3799 Pte. J. Kindon. W. Gds.); Memorial Plaque (Joseph Kindon) in card envelope, extremely fine (3) £80-£120
FootnoteProvenance: Acquired by the vendor directly from the recipient’s family.
Joseph Kindon was born in Bloomsbury, Middlesex, in September 1898, and attested for the Welsh Guards in Birmingham on 16 September 1916. He served with the 1st Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 23 October 1917, and was mortally wounded by gun shot to the chest on 9 May 1918. He died of his wounds on 13 May 1918, and is buried in Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, France.
Sold with a photographic image of the recipient; and copied research.