First World War Casualty Items

Single Canadian Memorial Cross

R.01 George Alexander McNicoll (or McNicoel)

The Cross is engraved: 835930 Pte. G.A. McNicoll

George Alexander McNicoll (or McNicoel) enlisted on the 5th May 1916. He "Died on Active Service" (sickness) in Canada on the 23rd July 1916, aged 48, whilst serving with the 146th Battalion, C.E.F., and is buried in Marble Lake (Dempsey) Cemetery, Ontario.

The Battalion didn't leave Canada until September 1916 so he didn't serve overseas.

With some copy Service Papers (complete file available online) and Commonwealth War Graves Commission details.

The Cross is in reasonable (GVF) condition – there's some discoloration to the reverse. The ribbon is a modern replacement.
GVF
£120.00

Single Victory Medals

R.02 Lieutenant J.H. Jehu

WITH RESEARCH

John Howard Jehu was born at Meifod, near Welshpool in Montgomeryshire in July 1889.

At the outbreak of the First World War he was serving with The Montgomeryshire Yeomanry (TF), and was embodied (as a Sergeant) on the 5th August 1914. He was later promoted Squadron Sergeant Major.

He was commissioned into the 1st County of London Yeomanry (a.k.a. The Middlesex Hussars) on the 27th October 1915, and posted to Palestine the following year.

He was killed in action on the 28th November 1917, aged 28, and is buried in the Jerusalem War Cemetery.

With Officers Died & Commonwealth War Graves Commission details and copy Medal Index Card – which shows entitlement to a British War Medal and Victory Medal pair.

Quite severe discoloration, particularly to the reverse.
F+
£120.00
R.03 44515 Pte. H. Collier, Royal Army Medical Corps

Harry Collier from Farnworth, Bolton, Lancashire, landed in France on the 16th April 1915. He 'died' on the 19th August 1918, aged 40, and is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles.

With Soldiers Died & Commonwealth War Graves Commission details and copy Medal Index Card – which shows entitlement to a 1914-15 Star trio.

Just minor discoloration.
GVF
£30.00
R.04 162830 Dvr. W.E. Williamson, Royal Engineers

William Edgar Williamson from Penrith 'died' at Connaught Hospital, Aldershot. on the 8th November 1918, aged 32, and is buried in Penrith Cemetery.

With Soldiers Died & Commonwealth War Graves Commission details and copy Medal Index Card – which shows entitlement to a British War Medal & Victory Medal pair.

In excellent condition.
GVF+
£30.00

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