Boer War, 1914 Star & bar group, Lieut. Welsh Regiment killed in action, Aisne , September, 1914

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Product code: A5036

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Item condition: V.F./N.E.F.

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Medal Description

Q.S.A., 3 clasps, C.C., O.F.S., Belfast (Lieut. Welsh Rgt.), K.S.A., 2 clasps, Lt., Welsh Rgt.), 1914 Star, and Aug-Nov. bar (Lieut., Welsh R.), B.W.M. & Victory Medal  (Lieut.),

H.C. Davies

Harold Casamajor Davies was born in London in February 1879, the son of Major T. H. Davies of Odiham Close, Hampshire.

2nd Lieutenant in the Welsh Regiment in March 1900,   the action at Belfast (Queen’s Medal & 3 clasps; King’s Medal & 2 clasps). He was recalled from the Reserve of Officers  in August 1914 and went to France in the 2nd Battalion, Welsh Regiment. He was  killed in action on the Aisne on 26 September 1914, when his battalion was attacked by the enemy in strength. A fellow officer later described it ‘as a very mixed fight and bullets were coming from every point of the compass.’

Davies was buried in Vendresse British Cemetery.

Sold with original War Office forwarding letters for the recipient’s WW1 medals

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