A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio (Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards.

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A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards.

















A SUPERB AND COMPLETE, SCOTS GUARDS
“Old Contemptible’s” 1914 STAR & BAR Trio.
(Seriously Wounded on The Somme)

Silver War Badge, Cap Badge & Collar Dogs.

Photo & Full Papers.

A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. To:
7044. Pte F. LUTY. 1st & 2nd Bn Scots Guards.
SERIOUSLY WOUNDED ON THE SOMME.
19th October 1916




A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. [BIOGRAPHY]
FRANK LUTY. 2nd February 1889– December 1972
Frank Luty was born in Skipton, Yorkshire on 2nd February 1889, and was the son of William & Isabella Luty (nee Wade) of 93 Castle Street, Skipton. William Luty died at Keithley Road, Skipton on 13th July 1901 at age 56.

Frank Luty’s elder brother, 8032. Pte Arthur Tom Luty 2nd Bn. Yorkshire Regiment, was killed in action on 26th September 1915 at the Battle of Loos, aged 30. He was the husband of Harriett Luty, of 6, Simpkin Buildings, Clayton St., Meadows, Nottingham. Arthur has no know grave and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial to the missing.

A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. Prior to enlistment into the Scots Guards at Halifax on 4th April 1908 at age 19, Frank was working as a grocer and had previously worked for four years as a signalman with the Midland Railway Company. He joined his unit at Caterham on 7th April 1908. His initial period 3 year period of service expired on 2nd April 1911 when he was transferred to the “A” Reserve with a £2 gratuity. During this initial period he gained 3rd , 2nd & 1st Class Army Education certificates.

A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. Upon the declaration of WW1 and as a class A reservist he is seen being immediately Mobilised and Posted in London on 5th August 1914. After six weeks retraining he landed in France with The 1st Scots Guards on 22nd September 1914.

Frank was seriously wounded during the Battle of the Somme on 19th October 1916 with multiple gun shot wounds to his right hand and right foot. He was shipped back to the U.K. on 24th October with his toe and ring finger being later amputated.

A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. He is pictured here in a hospital group photograph during his hospital recovery in the U.K. (*The original photo contact negative was clearly used reversed and the resulting print is shown transposed !)




A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. ORIGINAL SILVER WAR BADGE “36835”
IS INCLUDED


Frank resumed work as a signalman upon his discharge on 23rd February 1917. His address on discharge was 41 Ducket Street, Skipton. He was awarded a lifetime monthly pension of 18/9d .

A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. Prior to WW2 he is shown on the 1939 national register at age 50 as a “Small Poultry Farmer (garden)”

Frank died in Blackpool, Lancashire in December 1972 aged 83.

This is a very exceptional “Old Contemptible” grouping with extensive paperwork. The group includes the original Silver War Badge, Hat Badge & Scots Guards Collar Dogs a colour copy of his full attestation papers and service history.

A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards. All medals EF+ are contained within an excellent recessed frame with an engraved details plate.

£695

A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio 
(Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank  LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards.

A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio (Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, No.36835, Cap Badge & Four Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte Frank LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards.
£695

A Superb & Complete “Old Contemptible’s” 1914 Star & Bar Trio (Seriously Wounded, Somme) Silver War Badge, Cap Badge & Collar Dogs. Photo & Full Papers To: 7044. Pte F. LUTY. 1st / 2nd Bn Scots Guards.