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WWI British Trio Medals & Meritorious Service Medal
  • WWI British Trio Medals & Meritorious Service Medal
  • WWI British Trio Medals & Meritorious Service Medal
  • WWI British Trio Medals & Meritorious Service Medal
  • WWI British Trio Medals & Meritorious Service Medal
  • WWI British Trio Medals & Meritorious Service Medal

WWI British Trio Medals & Meritorious Service Medal

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£290.00


Product Description

A mint condition set of 4 WWI British medals and a WWII medal as issued to Walter James Pigg/Pegg.

All the medals are unworn and come with their box of issue, the paper wrapper and length of ribbon. The medals are: the 1914/15 Star; the British War Medal; the Victory Medal; the Meritorious Service Medal; the WWII Defence Medal. The star is stamped S4/084666 PTE. W.J. PIGG A.S.C.. The 3 other WWI medals are stamped the same apart from the rank with is SJT. (Sergeant). The WWII Defence medal is unnamed as issued, but the box is addressed to W.J. Pegg, as he changed his surname spelling. There are also a couple of photos of W. J. Pigg in his sergeant’s uniform (signed Walt).

Walter James Pigg was born in 1896, in Horncastle, Lincolnshire. After WWI he changed his surname to Pegg and travelled to South America to work for an oil company prospecting in Venezuela. Whilst there, he married Joan Barbara Kerbey in 1928, in Maracaibo. He returned to England and lived in Sevenoaks. He died in London in 1976.

Size Box: 23 x 18 x 3 cm (9 x 7 1/8 x 3 2/8 inches)
Weight: 394 g

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