A Second World War M.M. group of four to Guardsman G.Cox, Coldstream Guards,
Lot 205
A Second World War M.M. group of four to Guardsman G.Cox, Coldstream Guards,
Sold for £1,200 (US$ 1,960) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Second World War M.M. group of four to Guardsman G.Cox, Coldstream Guards,
Military Medal, G.VI.R. (2664014 Gdsm.G.Cox. C.Gds.); 1939-1945 Star; Africa Star; War Medal. The WW2 medals each impressed (2664014 Gdsm G.Cox. M.M. 3 C Gds). Good very fine or better. (4)

Footnotes

  • M.M. London Gazette 21.2.1946.

    Gilbert Cox from Pontefract was born on the 21st May 1908, originally from West Melton, near Rotherham. He enlisted (T.A. (W)) on 23.10.1940. His trade was a Steeplejacks Mate/Colliery Deputy. His character was exemplary an excellent officers servant.

    He was captured in Egypt while serving in Egypt with the 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards on the 20th June 1942 and he was a POW until he escaped on the 27th June 1944.

    No citation or recommendation for the M.M. has been found.

    The lot comes with various copied papers.
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