Lot 285
Service Medals and Memorial Plaque for Great War British Soldier KIA
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The display honors Private Edwin Baldwin, 6th (Service) Battalion Bedford Regiment, killed in action on April 23, 1917 along the Roeux-Gavrelle Road in France. This fight immediately preceded the Battle of Arras. Included are Baldwin's personalized Memorial Plaque, 1914-18 (120mm); 1914-15 Service Medal; British War Medal; British Victory Medal. These items presented behind glass in a custom wooden frame.

Frame DOA 6/75 x 12.25 in.

From the Collection of Mr. Salvatore Benedetto, Charlotte, North Carolina

Pasted to the back of the frame is a brief typed record of Private Baldwin's service. It states he has no known grave and is "commemorated by name on Bay 5 of the Arras Memorial France."

Chips to upper right corner of frame; good estate condition.