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

Date of Auction: 10th November 2021

Sold for £170

Estimate: £160 - £200

Four: Private J. A. Salmon, Oxfordshire Light Infantry, laterRoyal Field Artillery

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg (5516, Pte. J. A. Salmon, 1/Oxfd. L.I.) engraved naming; King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (5516 Pte. J. A. Salmon. Oxford: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (L-46666 Dvr. J. A. Salmon. R.A.) nearly very fine (4)


Joseph Albert Salmon was born about 1878, and having attested for the Oxford Light Infantry served with the 1st Battalion in South Africa during the Boer War. He re-enlisted for service in the Great War on 13 October 1915, at Shepherds Bush, London, to serve in the Royal Field Artillery, serving in 4th and 33rd Divisional Ammunition Columns. He was discharged due to sickness on 24 October 1918, and was awarded Silver War Badge No. B23649.

Sold with copied research.