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

Date of Auction: 10th November 2021

Sold for £340

Estimate: £200 - £240

Four: Sergeant S. J. Page, 18th Hussars, later 13th/18th Royal Hussars

British War and Victory Medals (6501 Sjt. S. J. Page. 18-Hrs.); Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (47206 Cpl. S. J. Page. 18/Hrs:); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (537505 Sjt. S. J. Page. 13-18-Hrs.) nearly extremely fine (4) £200-£240

Footnote

M.S.M. London Gazette 16 October 1919:
‘In recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War.’


Seymour John Page was born in Leicester and attested for the 18th Hussars on 16 February 1905, aged 20. He served with the Regiment during the Great War on the Western Front from 27 January 1915 to 26 January 1918 (also entitled to a 1914-15 Star), and for his services during the Great War was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal. He subsequently in India from 18 November 1919 to 9 November 1922, and following the amalgamation with the 13th Hussars was awarded his Long Service Medal per Army Order 136 of 1926.

Sold with copied medal roll extracts.