A Collection of Medals to recipients of the Burma Star

Date of Auction: 17th February 2021

Sold for £220

Estimate: £100 - £140

Four: Lance-Corporal T. Lumley, Royal Signals, who died of wounds received during the Battle of Kohima on 15 May 1944

1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45, with named Army Council enclosure, in card box of issue addressed to ‘T. Lumley, Montrose Crescent, Carr Hill, Gateshead, Co. Durham’, extremely fine (4) £100-£140


Provenance: Buckland Dix & Wood, September 1994.

Thomas Lumley attested for the Royal Signals and served during the Second World War on attachment to the Indian Signal Corps. He died on 15 May 1944, of wounds received during the Battle of Kohima, and is buried in Kohima War Cemetery, India.

His medals were sent to his father, Mr. Thomas Lumley, of Gateshead.