Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (10 November 2021)

Date of Auction: 10th November 2021

Sold for £320

Estimate: £240 - £280

Four: Private W. Timbrell, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, who died of wounds on the Western Front on 22 October 1914

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1902 (6189 Pte. W. Timbrell. Oxford: L.I.); 1914 Star, with clasp (6189 Pte W. Timbrell, Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (6189 Pte. W. Timbrell. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) QSA nearly very fine, the Great War awards good very fine (4) £240-£280


William Timbrell was born in Shrivenham and attested for the Oxfordshire Light Infantry at Hungerford. He served with the 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry during the Great War on the Western Front from 13 August 1914, and died of wounds on 22 October 1914. He is buried in Ypres Town Cemetery, Belgium.