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UK: Rare message to British troops ordering WWI ceasefire to go under hammer01:43

UK: Rare message to British troops ordering WWI ceasefire to go under hammer

United Kingdom, Etwall
November 21, 2018 at 15:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

A rare note delivered to British troops calling the end of the First World War in 1918, which was discovered by Etwall's Hansons Auctioneers, is to go up for action on Thursday in Etwall, England.

Footage from Wednesday captures the message that belonged to Corporal George Charles Goulding, who passed it on to the 59th division in France to order the ceasefire at 11am on November 11, 1918.

Corporal Goulding served in the Signals Section in France and was sent on his motorbike to deliver the order which put an end to hostilities.

The collection of wartime memorabilia will be auctioned with an estimate of GBP 50-100 [EUR 56-112,2].

UK: Rare message to British troops ordering WWI ceasefire to go under hammer01:43
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A rare note delivered to British troops calling the end of the First World War in 1918, which was discovered by Etwall's Hansons Auctioneers, is to go up for action on Thursday in Etwall, England.

Footage from Wednesday captures the message that belonged to Corporal George Charles Goulding, who passed it on to the 59th division in France to order the ceasefire at 11am on November 11, 1918.

Corporal Goulding served in the Signals Section in France and was sent on his motorbike to deliver the order which put an end to hostilities.

The collection of wartime memorabilia will be auctioned with an estimate of GBP 50-100 [EUR 56-112,2].

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