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Lot 320: A WWI Military Cross medal posthumously awarded

To be sold at our Sporting, Guns, & Militaria on 15th Oct 2020

Catalogue Description

A WWI Military Cross medal posthumously awarded to Lieutenant Arthur Stephen Greener, Northumberland Fusiliers, in 1918, for "Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in beating off all the attacks of the enemy and finally withdrawing his company to safety with comparatively small losses". With original leather presentation box and press cuttingsA WWI brass tin belonging to Lt. Arthur Stephen Greener which was gifted to British soldiers for Christmas 1914 by Princess Mary, the tin originally containing tobacco and chocolate. Embossed portrait to lid, marked 'Imperium Britannicum'. The tin containing a Christmas card from 'Princess Mary and Friends at Home', approx. 13x9x3cm Also with a smaller tin, the base marked 'John Bennett 1710 Bristol', the hinged lid reading 'Honi soit qui mal y pense', the motto used by the British chivalric Order of the Garter.Together with a framed photograph of Lieutenant Arthur Stephen Greener, 25x12cm


Price Achieved: £500.00

Sale Details

This lot was presented at at our Sporting, Guns, & Militaria on the 15th Oct 2020

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