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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 418

The interesting Great War pair awarded to Captain W. F. Strickland, Imperial Camel Corps, late Northamptonshire Regiment, who besides his war service acted as a Military Prosecutor in Egypt and was the inter-War Conservative Member of Parliament for Coventry

British War and Victory Medals (Captain W. F. Strickland), mounted as worn, good very fine and worthy of further research (2)

William Frederick Strickland was born in February 1880 and educated at Waterloo College, Northampton. He served with the 4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment and the Imperial Camel Corps during the Great War before acting as a Military Prosecutor for Wasta, Egypt in 1919. Having resigned his commission in 1930, he served as a Conservative Member of Parliament, 1931-1945. Besides this he held the posts of Governor of the Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital, Member of the House of Laity and Director of Morton & Son Ltd. He died at home in Nottingham on 29 November 1954; sold with copied research.

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