Lot 18: Great War Medals of the Hingley Family
November 30, 2016
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Great War Medals of the Hingley Family, the groups relate to a father and his two sons, both of which were killed during the Great War. Medals consist of the fathers British War & Allied Victory medal pair, Â22-1357 PTE W J HINGLEY NORTHÂD FUSÂ; 1914-15 Star Trio with bronze memorial plaque Â9860 PTE L HINGLEY A CYC CORPSÂ memorial plaque named ÂLEONARD HINGLEYÂ and single British War medal and bronze Memorial plaque awarded to Â5679 PTE F HINGLEY DURH LIÂ memorial plaque named ÂFRANK HINGLEYÂ. Medals and plaques have been cleaned and some have original ribbons. Medals come with photocopied research linking them as one family. Private Leonard Hingley first served in East Africa from 23rd December 1915, he died of wounds received on 13th September 1917 whilst serving with X Coy 11th Battalion East Lancashire Regiment and is buried at the Bois-Guillaume communal Cemetery, France. His brother Frank Hingley was accidently killed serving with the 1/7th Durham Light Infantry on 26th November 1916.