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WWI medals to be auctioned in Newcastle

Lance Corporal Norman Brown. Credit: ITV

Medals belonging to a WWI hero are going up for auction. Lance Corporal Norman Brown's grandson, Geoff, will say goodbye to the family medals at Anderson & Garland in Newcastle.

Lance Corporal Brown's medals. Credit: ITV

Lance Corporal Brown was a member of the Durham Light Infantry (DLI) and from Stockton. He served with the Fifth Battalion of the DLI from the outbreak of war in 1914 until 1922.

Lance Corporal Brown served with the Fifth Battalion of the DLI. Credit: ITV

First World War medals to be auctioned in Newcastle

A collection of medals awarded to a First World War soldier are to be auctioned today, September 19.

Norman Brown from Stockton served in the Durham Light Infantry (DLI).

The medals will go under the hammer in Newcastle today, September 19.

The medals, awarded for his wartime service and personal items related to the DLI, will be going under the hammer in Newcastle.

The medals were awarded to Norman Brown from Stockton. He served in the Durham Light Infantry (DLI).

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