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Lot 398

398* Family Group. A family group of medals to Somerset Light Infantry (Casualty) and Naval Brigade (POW) A WWI group of three to Private F. Price, Somerset Light Infantry 1914-15 Star (11453 Pte F. Price. Som: L.I.), British War and Victory Medals (11453 Pte. F. Price. Som. L.I.), extremely fine with original paper envelopes together with a British War Medal (R.79 F.G. Price. A.B. R.N.V.R.), toned extremely fine with card box issue and Drake Battalion Naval Brigade cap badge plus a collection of 22 original photographs including the recipients in uniform, one showing Private F. Price with an amputated leg others showing Able Seaman F.G. Price in uniform, group images in uniform, possibly POW camp photographs and one of the two brothers together, also included is an account inscribed in pencil ‘captured La Bacquere Feb 16th 1918’ plus letter from the Record Office, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division dated 6th June 1918 to the recipients father in Redfield, Bristol stating ‘I have to inform you that a further report has now been received stating that your son R/79, Able Seaman Frederick, G. Price, Drake Battalion, is now reported to a Prisoner of War at Kriegsgefangenenlagers, Cassel in Westphalia Germany’, a booklet ‘Welcome Home to Repatriated Bristol Prisoners of War by invitation of the British Red Cross Society (Bristol Branch) Wednesday January 8th 1919, items relating to another family member who served in WWII and other items 11453 Private Frank Price was born in St George, Bristol in 1888, he served on the Western Front with the Somerset Light Infantry from 21 May 1915 and died of wounds on 24 September 1915 his headstone is inscribed ‘He Died For Us Ever Remembered By Father, Mother, Sister & Brothers’, Price is buried in Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. (4) £300 - £400

399* Family Medals. British War Medal (Lieut. J.W. Howells.), very fine together with a WWII group of medals comprising, 1939-1945 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence and War Medals, extremely fine in Air Ministry card box of issue with the address label torn but Daventry Road, Kettering, Northants with transmission slip confirming entitlement plus a British War Medal (Richard Price), good fine probably a Mercantile Marine issue (6)

Each lot is subject to a Buyer’s Premium of 20% (Lots marked * 24% inclusive of VAT @ 20%)

£60 - £80

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Dominic Winter  

Military, Aviation & Transport History | 16 May 2019 | High Res

Dominic Winter  

Military, Aviation & Transport History | 16 May 2019 | High Res