Missing British War Medal of Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM sold on eBay U.K. – sought by family
A descendant of Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM discovered a listing for the sale of a missing British War Medal awarded to her great uncle – who sadly was killed in action during the Great War. Unfortunately, the listing was located well after the auction had ended and was purchased by persons unknown.
British War Medal similar to that awarded to Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM who sadly was killed in action on the Western Front. His descendants would dearly love to purchase this medal from the new owner.
Listed on website https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/rifle-brigade-killed-action-casualty-307229615. This listing indicates the British War Medal awarded to Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM was sold via the eBay U.K. auction site (date unknown).
Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM is the great uncle to Karen Park who has not been able to ascertain the identity of either the eBay seller or the purchaser. Karen indicated her family had no idea how the medal left their circle or who purchased the missing medal. However she indicated they would love to see it returned to their family. If the person who purchased the missing British War Medal of Wilfred would kindly consider selling the medal back to his descendants, they would very much appreciate this kind gesture.
Please contact the descendants of Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM via the Medals Gone Missing website via email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can assist this family in recovering part of their lost heritage.
This is the actual missing British War Medal of Wilfred Lavis NORTHAM as it appeared in the original eBay U.K. website. It is hoped the new owner may kindly consider selling the medal back to descendants of this soldier who sadly laid down his life for his country.
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