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Auction archive: Lot number 120

Family Group to ‘Leech’: Great War KIA Trio awarded to Private Josiah Leech, …

Auction 05.06.2013
5 Jun 2013
Estimate
£150 - £200
ca. US$232 - US$309
Price realised:
£150
ca. US$232
Auction archive: Lot number 120

Family Group to ‘Leech’: Great War KIA Trio awarded to Private Josiah Leech, …

Auction 05.06.2013
5 Jun 2013
Estimate
£150 - £200
ca. US$232 - US$309
Price realised:
£150
ca. US$232
Beschreibung:

Family Group to ‘Leech’: Great War KIA Trio awarded to Private Josiah Leech, 71st Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps, killed in action on the 18th of October, 1917, comprising: 1914-15 Star (59598 Pte. J. Leech, R.A.M.C.), British War & Victory Medals, 1914-1919 (Pte.); group officially impressed, medals mounted on board for display. Toned, good extremely fine. And: Great War KIA Pair awarded to Private Walter Leech, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding) Regiment, brother of the above, killed in action on the 10th of August, 1918, comprising: British War & Victory Medals, 1914-1919 (22354 Pte. W. Leech. W. Rid. R.), group officially impressed, medals mounted on board for display beside the trio above. Toned, good extremely fine. (5) Josiah and Walter Leech, of Great Barr, Staffordshire, were both killed in action during WWI in the service of their country. Sold with copy MICs, casualty certificates, some biographical research confirming their names as brothers on the 1901 Census, and copy attestation papers relating to the younger brother, Walter

Auction archive: Lot number 120
Auction:
Datum:
5 Jun 2013
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 78398880
Beschreibung:

Family Group to ‘Leech’: Great War KIA Trio awarded to Private Josiah Leech, 71st Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps, killed in action on the 18th of October, 1917, comprising: 1914-15 Star (59598 Pte. J. Leech, R.A.M.C.), British War & Victory Medals, 1914-1919 (Pte.); group officially impressed, medals mounted on board for display. Toned, good extremely fine. And: Great War KIA Pair awarded to Private Walter Leech, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding) Regiment, brother of the above, killed in action on the 10th of August, 1918, comprising: British War & Victory Medals, 1914-1919 (22354 Pte. W. Leech. W. Rid. R.), group officially impressed, medals mounted on board for display beside the trio above. Toned, good extremely fine. (5) Josiah and Walter Leech, of Great Barr, Staffordshire, were both killed in action during WWI in the service of their country. Sold with copy MICs, casualty certificates, some biographical research confirming their names as brothers on the 1901 Census, and copy attestation papers relating to the younger brother, Walter

Auction archive: Lot number 120
Auction:
Datum:
5 Jun 2013
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 78398880
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