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

Date of Auction: 10th November 2021

Sold for £180

Estimate: £140 - £180

Three: Sergeant J. Webb, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg (5615. Pte. J. Webb. 1/Oxfd. L.I.) engraved naming; King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (5615 Pte. J. Webb. Oxford. L.I.); British War Medal 1914-20 (15072 Sjt. J. Webb. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) edge bruising and contact marks, nearly very fine, the BWM better (3) £140-£180

Footnote

John Webb attested for the Oxfordshire Light Infantry and served with the 1st Battalion in the South Africa during the Boer War. He re-enlisted for service in the Great War on 14 September 1914 and served the with 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry on the Western Front from 1 October 1915. He was discharged due to wounds on 11 July 1917 and was awarded Silver War Badge No. 125231. He died on 17 April 1962.