Army Officers Sword George V—Ox & Bucks.

£220.00

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Army Officers Sword George V—Ox & Bucks.

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WW1 Officers sword, with Black anodized handle, with Bugle emblem. Leather scabbard and made by Flight of Winchester. The Ox and Bucks Regimental badge is engraved on the Blade.

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During the war, the Ox and Bucks raised 12 battalions (17 in all), six of which fought on the Western Front, two in Italy, two in Macedonia and one in Mesopotamia. The regiment won 59 battle honours and four theatre honours. Many gallantry honours were awarded to the Ox and Bucks, including two Victoria Crosses – the most prestigious honour for bravery in the face of the enemy – that were awarded to Company Sergeant Major Edward Brooks and Lance-Corporal Alfred Wilcox, both of the 2/4th Battalion.] 5,878 officers and men of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry lost their lives during the First World War.