World War Two MM group of four, Military Medal, 1914-15 Star...

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£1800

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World War Two MM group of four, Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal KP 764 ASH Wild Anson Bn RNVR [on MM KP 764 H Wild AB RNVR on trio], two badges (Anson), letter from a comrade (H E Barlow HMAS Australia 1918) "...it is easier to win a medal by escorting in 20 Boches who surrender then by the very best work as a runner though the latter is one of the most difficult and exacting jobs you can take up. Communications is almost the most important thing to maintain...", with envelope, certificate, postcard and several copied documents, including photograph of the recipient, and his 9ct gold watch, cuvette engraved PRESENTED TO HENRY WILD MM ANSON BATTN 63RD R.N.D. BY THE DIRECTORS OF ROTHERHAM FORGE & ROLLING MILLS CO LTD AS A MARK OF APPRECIATION OF THE DISTINCTION GAINED BY HIM IN SERVING WITH HM FORCES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919, hallmarked Birmingham 1919

Provenance: The recipient Harry Wild MM (1890-1977) of Rotherham thence by descent to the present vendor

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Good condition, watch movement not working but balance free, case in good condition apart from a few light scratches, chip on glass (dial undamaged) at 10 o'clock

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Auction Date: 12th Apr 2022 at 10am

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