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South Staffordshire Regiment Corporal's First World War medals for sale

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: February 16, 2014

By Sarah Marshall

Cuttlestones' Tom Waldon with the medal collection
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A COLLECTION of rare First World War medals recognising the service of a South Staffordshire Regiment soldier will be offered for sale at auction later this month.

The awards, presented to a Corporal S Peake, include a Distinguished Conduct Medal, of which only 25,000 were ever issued, a British War Medal, Victory medal and South Staffs cap badge.

They will be sold at Cuttlestones' Wolverhampton auction rooms on February 28 and are expected to fetch in the region of £1,000 to £1,500.

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