Medals and other material relating to George William Hutson, a British athlete who served in the First World War, will be offered for sale at Peacocks on February 1 in Bedford.
A double bronze medallist in the 5000m and
3000m races at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, he enlisted in
the Royal Sussex Regiment in 1915.
He died at the Battle of the Marne.
Alongside a group of First World War medals and a 1912 Olympic
Games competitor's medal, the lot also includes an embroidered
England jersey badge, an album of cuttings (pictured) and
photographs. Estimate £400-600.
Contact: 01234 266366.
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