Lot 11 (Medals & Militaria with Country Pursuits, 13th December 2019)
Sold for £1,100
A Great War group of four medals to include Distinguished Conduct medal, naming 7897 CPL T. PARKER. 2 / NTH N.R., 1914 Mons Star with 8th Aug-22nd Nov clasp and rosette, 7897 L. CPL. T. PARKER 1/NORTH' N.R., British War and Victory with oak leaf 7897. SJT. T. PARKER. NORTH' N.R., together with miniature examples, Silver War badge no. 442575, discharge certificate, Princess Mary Christmas gift tin, an officers cross belt whistle on chain and various photographs etc.
London Gazette 11th May 1917, 7897 Act Cpl (Act Sgt) T. Parker 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He took command of a bombing party and repelled repeated enemy counter attacks. Finally, he held the post single-handed against an attack after all his men had become casualties.
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