The WWII MM group of five of George Henry Stone taken prison...





The WWII MM group of five of George Henry Stone taken prisoner during the Italian Campaign, Military Medal GVIR 6479588 Fssr G H Stone R FUS, 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star, 8th Army Clasp, Italy Star and Defence Medal, with press cutting, Buckingham Palace investiture ticket dated 8 May 1945, aluminium 'trench art' cigarette tin dated 1944, photograph of Fusilier Stone and six air letters to and from Fusilier G H Stone, three with rectangular boxed purple ink stamp IT IS REGRETTED THAT THIS ITEM COULD NOT BE DELIVERED BECAUSE THE ADRESSEE IS REPORTED MISSING and a contemporary postcard format photograph of Fusilier Stone standing on the steps of the Cleopatra Monument at Midan Tahir, Alexandria and WWI pair British War Medal and Victory Medal 5590 Pte A Atkins Notts & Derby R and British War Medal 202310 Pte A W Atkins N Staff R 

Fusilier Stone was awarded the Military Medal for gallantry in the face of the enemy on Anzio beachhead, January 1944. He was wounded and taken prisoner a few days later, being repatriated in September 1944

Auction Date: 9th Apr 2024 at 10am

Fees apply to the hammer price:

Room and Absentee Bids:
28.80% inc VAT*

Online and Autobids:
30.6% inc VAT*

*These fees include buyers premiums and internet surcharges.
Please see the auctioneers terms & conditions for more information

Other Lots in this Auction

Sign up to receive regular auction alerts on the items that interest you