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lot # 4109 - militaria medals

Friday Oct 18, 2019 12:00 Australia/Sydney
Last date for bids: 
Aug 29, 08:00 BST

Australia: 1914-18 Killed in Action, buried by shell, during the consolidation of trenches during the capture of Pozieres 2nd Bn 1914-15 Star, Victory Medal & Memorial Plaque. Star & Vic Impressed officially: '2718 A-CPL W.C. CRUICKSHANKS, 2BN AIF'. Plaque: 'WALTER CECIL CRUICKSHANKS' born Parramatta NSW, 1890. Resident at Corrimal, NSW. Enl. 7/7/15. Joined Bn on Gallipoli 4/11/15. To France 28/3/16. KIA, buried by HE shell in trench, during the manning of newly dug trenches at Pozieres 25/7/16. Buried after retrieval beyond the parapet. Plaque comp with its card box of issue & in its original envelope. On original ribbons. gVF/aEF. With copies of Archive & Red Cross files

Estimate: A$700 - 800


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