World War One medals awarded to soldiers in Suffolk and Norfolk go under the hammer

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Medals from World War One will go under the hammer at auction on January 25.

The sale includes medals awarded to nurses and chaplains who went onto the battlefields to treat and retrieve the injured.

They are part of a private collection which is now up for sale through Lockdales, auctioneers at Martlesham Heath.

Among those listed are medals awarded to serving soldiers from the Suffolk and Norfolk regiments.

One lot is listed as belonging to L/Cpl T H Tebbs of 2/Suffolk Regt. His medal card notes that he was a Prisoner of War.

Another lot are medals awarded to Pte Bertie Clarence Lowther of the 9th Bn Norfolk Regt who died of his wounds on January 26 1916 and was buried Etaples Military Cemetery. See www.lockdales.com for more.

See Page 15 for the start of our cverage of the 1914-18 conflict.