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WW1 Pair, Pte. Alfred James Durrant, 6th Btn., M.G.C. (Infantry), K.I.A. 18 September 1918.

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Pair:

British War Medal
Victory Medal

Named to: 28921 Private A. J. Durrant, Machine Gun Corps.

Alfred James Durrant was born in Wisborough Green, Sussex, the son of Mrs. Ellen Durrant of Irange Tree Cottage, Pulborough, Sussex. He was aged 31 years and serving as a Private in the 6th Btn., M.G.C. (Infantry) when he was ‘Killed in Action’ on the 18 September 1918. He is buried in the “Trefcon British Cemetery, Caulaincourt”.

Pte. Durrant had previously served in the Sussex Regiment.

The recipient’s Medal Index Card shows the British War and Victory Medals are his only entitlement.

Condition: Near E.F.

Code: 13926Price: 90.00 GBP


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1914-15 Trio & Plaque, Pte. A. W. Nicholas, 1 Rifle Bde., Killed in action 3 May 1917.

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Group of 4, 1914-15 Star (B-2591 Nichol), British War Medal, Victory Medal named to B-2591 Private A. W. Nicholas, Rifle Brigade, Memorial Plaque named to Alfred William Nicholas.

Alfred William Nicholas was born in Battersea and was the son of William Alfred and Elizabeth Nicholas of 24 Parson Street, Battersea and husband of Florrie Nicholas of 196 New Road, Battersea, London. He was aged 29 years and serving as a Rifleman in “D” Company, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade when he was killed in action on 3 May 1917. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the “Arras Memorial”.

Ancestry has his “Service Papers” which show that he was wounded on two separate occasions before being killed, four odd pages have been downloaded from the site.

The recipient has two Medal Index Card’s one in the name of “Nichol” gives his entitlement to the 1914-15 Star and shows entry into France on 19-May 1915. The other in his correct name of "Nicholas” shows entitlement to the British War and Victory Medals.

Condition: Good V.F.

Code: 11692Price: 340.00 GBP

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