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Lot 2074    SESSION 8 (2.30PM WEDNESDAY 29TH MARCH)    Orders, Decorations & Medals - Australian Groups

Estimate $200
SOLD $200

GROUP OF FOUR: British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19; War Medal 1939-45; Australia Service Medal 1939-45. 8691 T/Sgt W.G.Webbey 8 F.Amb. A.I.F. on first two medals, N65589 W.G.Webbey on last two medals. All medals impressed. Contact marks, otherwise very fine.

Walter George Webbey, chemist, age 21, born at London, UK; Enl.18May1915 at Liverpool, NSW; Emb.17Dec1915; 2 Aust Stationary Hosp, Tel-el-Kebir 11Mar1916; 12 FAmb 15Mar1916; A/Sgt (ER Cpl) reverts to Pte 12Feb1918; WIA 18Sep1918 GSW left arm, France; RTA as Extra Regimental Corporal (Hon Sgt) 09Jan1920; Disch.18May1920; WWII: Enl.05Apr1940 at Sydney, NSW in CMF (N65589); to WO1 23Nov1942; Court Martialled 07Jan1944 and reduced to Sgt; Disch.13Apr1945 as Medically Unfit; On 10Aug1952 Walter Webbey and his wife, Florence, were badly injured when their car got out of control and crashed into a fence in Wallaroy Road, Double Bay with Mr Webbey stated to be in a critical condition in St Vincent's Hospital; Died 1969.

With copy of service file, other research and photos.

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