Orders, Decorations and Medals

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Orders, Decorations and Medals

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Spink UK

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Wednesday 10th April 2019 - 10:00am  
Thursday 11th April 2019 - 10:00am  

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Monday 8 April 2019 at 11 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Tuesday 9 April 2019 at 11 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
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Our first Auction of 2019 is another large and exciting sale, offering over 1250 Lots across 2 days. A number of important collections are to be sold, including those focussed upon Officers of the Crimean War, the Palestine Campaign and the Yangtze Incident to mention just three.

Our front cover Lot is the Field Marshal's Baton awarded to Field Marshal Sir P. W. Chetwode, Bt, 1st Baron Chetwode, whilst we will also offer a plethora of other material on behalf of families.

The Auction is preceded by an evening reception on 9 April in our London Gallery, celebrating '5 Star Ranks' and including the Honours and Awards of Admiral of the Fleet Jellicoe.

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A fine collection of awards for the Action at Sanna's PostAt first light on 31 March 1900, a large column of 2000 men under General Robert George Broadwood was subject to a vicious opportunity ambush by Boer troops led by General Christiaan de Wet and his brother Pieter Daniel de Wet. Having initially intended to capture the waterworks at Sanna's Post, 23 miles east of Bloemfontein, the enemy saw the chance of this far greater prize - which they grasped with both hands - deploying the first large-scale use of guerrilla tactics during the conflict. Utilising the cover of a deep spruit created b...

Six: Corporal T. G. Hurley, South African Heavy Artillery, late Royal Horse Artillery, who served with 'Q' Battery at Sanna's PostQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Transvaal (18070 Bomb. T. G. Hurley, Q, B., R.H.A.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (18070 Gnr: T. G. Hurley. R.H.A.); 1914-15 Star (Pte. T. G. Hurley 7th. Infantry.); British War and bi-lingual Victory Medals (Cpl. T. G. Hurley. S.A.H.A.); Defence Medal 1939-45, light contact marks, nearly very fine and better (6)Thomas George Hurley...

Pair: Driver R. Gillinder, 'Q' Battery, Royal Horse ArtilleryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen (31990 Dr. R. Gillinder, Q. B., R.H.A.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (31990 Dvr: R. Gillinder. R.H.A.), edge bruising to first, otherwise very fine (2)Robert Gillinder was born in 1878 at Gateshead, Durham. He worked as a moulder before attesting for the Royal Artillery on 28 November 1898 and serving in South Africa from 19 December 1899-6 November 1902. He se...

Pair: Corporal W. Gent, Northumberland Fusiliers, who was taken prisoner at Sanna's PostQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Driefontein, Transvaal (4701 Pte. W. Gent. North'd: Fus:); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4701 Corpl: W. Gent. North'd Fus:), nearly very fine (2)W. Gent was taken prisoner at Sanna's Post on 31 March 1900 whilst serving with the 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was later released.The 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, lost 1 officer killed, 1 officer wounded and 1 taken prisoner, with 1 oth...

A fine Boer War Medal to Private P. Browne, Royal Irish Regiment, who was wounded in the action at Sanna's PostQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein (2808 Pte. P. Browne, 1st. Rl. Irish Regt.), good very fine Provenance: Spink, 2 March 1987.Patrick Browne was born in 1868 at Wexford, Ireland. He attested for the Royal Irish Regiment at Clonmel on 26 April 1887, having seen service with the Irish Militia, and was posted to the 1st Battalion on 7 July 1887.Seeing service in Rhodesia and at home, he transferred to South Africa at the outbreak of th...

Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Belfast (2737 Pte. W. Sterry, 2: D. of C. Lt. Inft.), nearly extremely fineWilliam Sterry was born in 1870 at Kidderminster, Worcester, and attested for the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry at Devonport on 18 July 1888. Following 3 years at home, he saw 4 years of overseas service in India including 28 days in prison at Meerut for disobeying an order. He then returned home on 17 February 1896 and was discharged to depot.Recalled to army service under Army Orders dated 7 October 1899, Sterry travelled to So...

Pair: Private R. B. Hughes, 1st Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, who was captured at Sanna's Post, released and later wounded at BelfastQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Transvaal (4653 Pte. R. Hughes. 1st. L. N. Lanc. Regt. M.I.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4653 Pte. R. Hughes. L. N. Lanc: Regt.), very fine (2)Richard Benbow Hughes was born at Liverpool and attested for the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment on 15 October 1894 after previous service with the 3rd Loyal North Lancashire Militi...

King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3726 Pte. T. Bowley. York: L.I.), lightly polished, very fineThomas Bowley was born in 1874 at Dewsbury, Yorkshire, and attested for the Yorkshire Light Infantry at Pontefract on 13 March 1892. Posted to the 1st Battalion, he deserted on 15 November 1893 and was subsequently convicted by District Court Martial and sentenced to 9 calendar months imprisonment with hard labour.Posted to the 2nd Battalion upon release, Bowley served five years in India with the Tirah Expeditionary Force on the Punjab Frontier before being...

Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Driefontein, Transvaal (5973 Pte. F. Clements, Durham Lt. Infy.:), officially re-impressed naming,edge nick, otherwise good very fineF. Clements served with the 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, at Sanna's Post. He was recorded missing in action, later confirmed as a prisoner of war on 31 March 1900. Released from captivity on 6 June 1900, he was severely wounded at Elandskop on 5 January 1901, dying at Cape Town on 1 March 1901.The 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, had 3 other ranks wounded and 8 taken prisoner at Sanna's Post. Su...

Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein (2058 Corpl: J. Dickson-Hill, Roberts Horse.), very fineJohn Dickson Hill was likely involved in the rearguard defence of 'Q' Battery at Sanna's Post where Robert's Horse fought with distinction. He was killed in action on 23 May 1915, aged 40, whilst serving with the 2nd Battalion, King Edward's Horse.The younger son of John Hill of Kirkliston, and husband of Daisy Dickson Hill of Bedford, he is commemorated on Le Touret Memorial; sold with copied research. Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more in...

A FINE COLLECTION OF AWARDS FOR THE PALESTINE CAMPAIGN 1917-18Formed by Martin GlenINTRODUCTION: THE BATTLES FOR GAZA, 1917'All ranks and services in the Force under my command have acquitted themselves in a manner beyond praise. Fatigue, thirst, heat and cold have been endured uncomplainingly. The co-operation of all arms has been admirable and has enabled success in battle to be consummated by irresistible and victorious pursuit.'General Sir Edmund Allenby to the Secretary of State for War: dispatch 16 December 1917, published as the Fourth Supplement to The London Gazette 25 January 1918.Si...

THE GUNNERSA Great War M.C. Palestine operations group of four awarded to Captain S. S. Ansley, Berkshire Battery, Royal Horse Artillery (Territorials), who was decorated for his gallant deeds at the battle of Sheria in November 1917Military Cross, G.V.R., the reverse privately engraved, 'Lieut. S. S. Ansley, R.H.A.'; 1914-15 Star (Lieut. S. S. Ansley, R.H.A.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. S. S. Ansley), the third renamed, generally very fine or better (4)M.C. London Gazette 26 March 1918; citation published 24 August 1918:'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. On the Batter...

An unusual Great War Palestine operations D.C.M. group of three awarded to Sergeant C. E. Jeffries, 119th Anti-Aircraft Section, Royal Garrison ArtilleryDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (138130 Sjt. C. E. Jeffries, 119/A.A. Sec. R.G.A.); British War and Victory Medals (138130 Sjt. C. E. Jeffries, R.A.), edge nicks and a little polished, otherwise very fine (3)D.C.M. London Gazette 1 January 1919; citation published 3 September 1919:'For continuous good work and devotion to duty under trying circumstances in the Jordan Valley, 28 March to 4 April 1918, while protecting the pontoon bridges. F...

A Great War Third Battle of Gaza M.M. group of four awarded to Acting Bombardier A. S. Jervis, 'C' Battery, 270 Brigade, Royal Field ArtilleryMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (885186 A. Bmbr. A. S. Jervis, C /270 Bde. R.F.A.); 1914-15 Star (860 A. Bmbr. A. S. Jervis, R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (860 A. Bmbr. A. S. Jervis, R.A.), the third with officially corrected initials, nearly extremely fine (4)M.M. London Gazette 2 April 1918.Alfred S. Jervis, a native of Ipswich, first entered the French theatre of war on 16 November 1915. He subsequently served in Egypt and Palestine in 270 Brigade, R...

Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (106 Bmbr. H. E. Garrard, 1/E.A. B R.F.A.), good very fine1st East Anglian Brigade, R.F.A. saw action at the First Battle of Gaza.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

THE ENGINEERSThree: Major P. Richardson, Royal Engineers1914-15 Star (2 Lieut. P. Richardson, R.E.); British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaf (Major P. Richardson), very fine or better (3)The recipient was mentioned in despatches for his services in the Egyptian Expeditionary Force (London Gazette 14 June 1918, refers).Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: 2nd Lieutenant E. H. Danks, Royal Anglesey Company (Monmouth), Royal Engineers1914-15 Star (2 Lieut. E. H. Danks, R.E.); British War and Victory Medals (2 Lieut. E. H. Danks), good very fine (3)Edward Henry Danks was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Anglesey, Monmouth R.E. in July 1915 and went to France in early October of the same year. He ended the war as an Acting Captain and is believed to have served in Egypt and Palestine. The 5th (Royal Anglesey) Field Company arrived in Palestine in April 1917 and were attached as Divisional Engineers to Eastern Force for the Second Bat...

Three: Sapper C. E. Bennett, 486th Field Company, Royal Engineers, who was killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza in March 19171914-15 Star (1253 Spr. C. E. Bennett, R.E.); British War and Victory Medals (1253 Spr. C. E. Bennett, R.E.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque 1914-18 (Charles Edwin Bennett), extremely fine (4)Charles Edwin Bennett was killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza on 27 March 1917. The 486th Company was attached to the 54th (East Anglian) Division which attacked the south-eastern defences of Gaza. Following withdrawal on 26 March, an advance on 27 Ma...

THE YEOMANRYBerkshire YeomanryThree: Lance-Corporal F. Gale, 1/1st Berkshire Yeomanry (Hungerford), who was killed in action in Palestine in November 19171914-15 Star (1876 L. Cpl. F. Gale, Berks. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (1876 L. Cpl. F. Gale, Berks. Yeo.), good very fine and better (3)Frederick Gale was born at Chieveley, Berkshire and enlisted in the 1/1st Berkshire Yeomanry at Newbury. The regiment - with Gale on its strength - was embarked for Egypt in April 1915, landed in Gallipoli in August and took part in the attack on Scimitar Hill on the 21st. It was a costly attack, L...

Pair: Private S. B. Matthews, 1/1st Berkshire Yeomanry (Hungerford), who was killed in action in Palestine in November 1917British War and Victory Medals (2803 Pte. S. B. Matthews, Berks. Yeo.), good very fine (2)Sidney Beach Matthews was born at Colchester, Essex, lived at Chieveley, Berkshire and enlisted in the Berkshire Yeomanry at nearby Reading. With reference to Corporal Gale - see previous Lot - both were living in Chieveley and had similar service in Palestine. Matthews first entered the Egypt theatre of war in - of after - 1916 and was killed in action in Palestine on 28 November 191...

County of London YeomanryPair: Corporal A. E. Johnston, 1/1st County of London Yeomanry (Middlesex Hussars), who was killed in action - a V.C. action - in Palestine in October 19171914-15 Star (1914 Pte. A. E. Johnston, 1st Co. of Lond. Y.); British War Medal 1914-20 (1914 Pte. A. E. Johnston, 1-Co. of Lond. Y), good very fine (2)Albert Edward Johnston was embarked with the 1/1st County of London Yeomanry for Egypt in April 1915; it was a beastly voyage, 32 of the regiment's horses dying in the process.The regiment landed in Gallipoli on 18 August and saw action at Chocolate Hill two days late...

British War Medal 1914-20 (4280 Pte. L. W. H. Bond, 1-Co. of Lond.), good very fineLawrence William Hazel Bond, a native of Hampton Wick, enlisted in the 1/1st County of London Yeomanry (Middlesex Hussars) at Chelsea. He first entered a theatre of war in 1916, or later, and was killed in action in Palestine on 23 November 1917. Bond may well have been present at the defence of Hill 720 as described in detail for the above casualty. Aged 22, he was the son of Mr. L. H. and Kate Bond of 21 Kingsley Road, Forest Gate, London and is buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Pr...

Denbighshire YeomanryThree: Acting Sergeant R. Read, D.C.M., 24th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers (Denbighshire Yeomanry), late 1/1st Welsh Horse, who was killed in action in the battle of Beersheba on 31 October 19171914-15 Star (78 L. Cpl. R. Read, Welsh R.(sic)); British War and Victory Medals (78 A. Sjt. R. Read, Welsh H.), good very fine (3)Robert Read, a native of Blaengwynfi, first saw action as an Acting Lance-Corporal in the 1/1st Welsh Horse Yeomanry in Gallipoli, arriving in that theatre of operations on 8 October 1915.He subsequently transferred to the 24th Battalion Royal Welch F...

Royal Buckinghamshire HussarsThree: Private W. H. Bullman, 1/1st Buckinghamshire Yeomanry (Royal Bucks Hussars), who died of wounds in Palestine in May 19171914-15 Star (1750 Pte. W. H. Bullman, Bucks. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (1750 Pte. W. H. Bullman, Bucks. Yeo.), the first with officially re-impressed naming, edge bruise to second, otherwise extremely fine (3)William Henry Bullman, a Londoner, enlisted in the 1/1st Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry in September 1914 and entered the Egypt theatre of war on 13 September 1915.He subsequently took part in the Palestine operations and...

Three: Private P. H. Badcock, 1/1st Buckinghamshire Yeomanry (Royal Bucks Hussars), who was killed in action in Palestine in April 19171914-15 Star (1979 Pte. P. H. Badcock, Bucks. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (1979 Pte. P. H. Badcock, Bucks. Yeo.), extremely fine (3)Percy Howard Badcock entered the Egypt theatre of war on 11 October 1915 and subsequently transferred to the Palestine operations.It is likely that he was one of those killed as the regiment galloped across two miles of open plain. The left flank of the Imperial Mounted Division had been forced back by strong Turkish atta...

Montgomery and Welsh Horse Yeomanry1914-15 Star (1409 Pte. P. Chandler, Welsh H.), good very finePercy Chandler originally served in the 1/1st Welsh Horse and landed at Anzac Cove in 1915.Subsequently joining 25th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers (Montgomery and Welsh Horse Yeomanry), he was killed in action at the battle of Beersheba on 31 October 1917. This was a V.C. action for the Battalion, Corporal John Collins personally bayonetting 15 of the enemy and performed vital work in consolidating the position gained. As the Battalion did not play a major role in the subsequent fight for Gaza,...

Royal Devon and Royal North Devon YeomanryThree: Private J. Hayman, 16th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment (Royal Devon and Royal North Devon Yeomanry), who was killed in action in Palestine on 3 December 19171914-15 Star (2329 Pte. J. Hayman, R.N. Devon Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (2329 Pte. J. Hayman, R.N. Devon Yeo.), good very fine (3)Josiah Hayman first saw action as a Private in the 1/1st Royal North Devon Yeomanry in Gallipoli, arriving in that theatre of operations on 23 September 1915. Having transferred to the 16th (Yeomanry) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment, and as part of 229...

Three: Private F. Hirons, 1/1st Royal North Devon Yeomanry1914-15 Star (1110 Pte. F. Hirons, R.N. Devon R.); British War and Victory Medals (1110 Pte. F. Hirons, R.N. Devon Yeo.), good very fine (3)Frederick Hirons first saw action in Gallipoli, in which theatre of operations he arrived on 23 September 1915. He must have been attached to another unit at the time, since the 1/1st Royal North Devon Yeomanry did not land in the peninsula until October.He then joined the 16th (Yeomanry) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment and was present at the Third Battle of Gaza on 6 November 1917, where, despite be...

Staffordshire YeomanryPair: Private L. Turner, 1/1st Staffordshire Yeomanry, who died on active service in January 1918British War and Victory Medals (3603 Pte. L. Turner, Staff. Yeo.), in their card boxes of issue, together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque 1914-18 (Leonard Turner), extremely fine (3)Leonard Turner died on active service with the 1/1st Staffordshire Yeomanry on 9 January 1918 and is buried in Kantara War Cemetery, Egypt.The Staffordshire Yeomanry were part of 22nd Mounted Brigade, present at the First Battle of Gaza where they formed part of the Desert Column screen to the...

Warwickshire YeomanryThree: Corporal W. F. Webb, Warwickshire Yeomanry1914-15 Star (1716 Pte. W. F. Webb, Warwick. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (1716 Cpl. W. F. Webb, Warwick. Yeo.), edge bruise to the second, very fine (3)William F. Webb entered the Egypt theatre of war on 9 April 1915 and likely landed with the 1/1st Warwickshire Yeomanry in Gallipoli in August; the unit suffered heavy casualties at Chocolate Hill and in an attack on Hill 112 in the same month.During service in Palestine as part of the 5th Mounted Brigade, at the Second Battle of Gaza on 19 April 1917, the Warwick Y...

West Kent YeomanryThree: Private H. Horne, 1/1st West Kent Yeomanry (Queen's Own)1914-15 Star (1162 Pte. H. Horne, W. Kent Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (1162 Pte. H. Horne, W. Kent Yeo.), the first with traces of abrasive cleaning, otherwise very fine (3)Herbert Horne was first saw action with the 1/1st West Kent Yeomanry in Gallipoli, in which theatre of operations he landed on 7 October 1915; Sir Ian Hamilton noted in his diary that the regiment 'made a brave showing' at Gully Ravine in the same month.He was discharged as no longer physically fit for military service in July 1916 an...

Worcestershire YeomanryThree: Private F. J. Munn, 1/1st Worcestershire Yeomanry, who was dangerously wounded in the Jordan Valley in May 19181914-15 Star (3181 Pte. F. J. Munn, Worc. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (3181 Pte. F. J. Munn, Worc. Yeo.), the second with contact marks and edge nicks, nearly very fine or better (3)Frederick J. Munnwas embarked for Egypt in November 1915, as a Private in the 1/1st Worcestershire Yeomanry.He subsequently served in Palestine, the regiment being much engaged in all three Gaza battles in 1917. In the Second Battle, on 19 April, he and his comrades...

THE INFANTRYArgyll & Sutherland HighlandersThree: Corporal A. Hannah, 1/5th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, who was killed in action in Palestine in November 19171914-15 Star (3502 L. Cpl. A. Hannah, A. & S. Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals (10050 Cpl. A. Hannah, A. & S.H.), the last two with officially re-impressed naming, good very fine (3)Andrew Hannah likely first saw action in Gallipoli, the 1/5th (Renfrewshire) Battalion landing at Cape Helles on 3 July 1915.Subsequently embarked for Egypt, the 5th Argylls formed part of 157th Brigade and participated in the capture a...

Pair: Corporal D. M. Hamilton, 1/5th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, who died of wounds received at the Third Battle of Gaza in November 1917British War and Victory Medals (1484 Cpl. D. M. Hamilton, A. & S.H.), good very fine (2)Daniel McKinnon Hamilton was born - and enlisted at - Campbeltown, Argyllshire. He first saw action with the 1/5th Battalion in France in May 1915; entitled to the Star.Subsequently embarked for Egypt, and having been promoted to Corporal, he died of wounds in Palestine on 12 November 1917, wounds received at the Third Battle of Gaza.Aged 20, he was the son...

Bedfordshire RegimentFamily group:A Great War Palestine operations M.M. pair awarded to Sergeant H. G. Taylor, 1/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, who was decorated for his gallant part in the raid on 'Umbrella Hill' on 20 July 1917Following the Second Battle of Gaza in April 1917, there was a long period of consolidation and reorganisation. From May, there were a number of large raids on the enemy trenches and the largest of these was the First Umbrella Hill raid where over 600 men attacked the position to the south-west of Gaza. The 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, repeated the succ...

A Great War Palestine operations M.M. awarded to Private W. A. Beesley, 1/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, who was decorated for his gallant part in the raid on 'Umbrella Hill' on 20 July 1917Alongside Sergeant Taylor, Private Beesley was decorated in the Field on 23 July 1917. The two raids were so significant that an inverted umbrella was adopted as the divisional sign for the 54th (East Anglian) Division from July 1917Having then survived the challenges of the Third Battle of Gaza, Beesley was killed in action in December 1917Military Medal, G.V.R. (201122 Pte. W. A. Beesley, 1/5 Bedf....

Three: Private F. Camp, 1/5th Bedfordshire Regiment, who died of wounds in Palestine in March 19181914-15 Star (14997 Pte. F. Camp, Bedf. R.); British War and Victory Medals (14997 Pte. F. Camp, Bedf. R.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque (Frank Camp), extremely fine (4)Frank Camp was born at Hunsdon, Hertfordshire and was still living there at the time of his enlistment in the Bedfordshire Regiment. He first saw action with the 1/6th Battalion in France, which theatre of operations he entered on 30 July 1915.Subsequently transferring to the 1/5th Battalion, he saw further action...

Cheshire RegimentA Great War Third Battle of Gaza M.M. group of four awarded to Private T. S. Joyce, 1/4th Battalion, Cheshire RegimentMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (201221 Pte. T. S. Joyce, 1/4 Ches. R.-T.F.); 1914-15 Star (3583 Pte. T. S. Joyce, Ches. R.); British War and Victory Medals (3583 Pte. T. S. Joyce, Ches. R.), very fine or better (4)M.M. London Gazette 10 April 1918.Thomas S. Joyce first saw action in Gallipoli, in which theatre of operations - as a Private in the 1/4th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment - he arrived as a reinforcement on 24 October 1915. Having witnessed action at Chocolate H...

Military Medal, G.V.R. (201715 Pte. T. Greenwood. 1-4-Ches. R.), a later issue, very fineM.M. London Gazette 19 March 1918T. Greenwood, a native of Newton Heath, was awarded the Military Medal whilst serving in Egypt with the 1/4th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. A replacement medal was issued to him on 14 March 1962; sold with copied award card, together with copied War Diary for the 1/4th Cheshire Regiment from 25-28 March 1917 and 1-9 November 1917, detailing actions and casualties.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (Lieut. N. R. Foster), good very fineNorman Roe Foster was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Cheshire Regiment in November 1914 and landed at 'C' Beach, Suvla Bay, Gallipoli with the 1/7th Battalion in August 1915; just two days later, the unit suffered around 380 casualties at Scimitar Hill.Subsequently employed in the Egypt and Palestine operations, Foster was killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza on 26 March 1917, when the Battalion was sent to reinforce the heavily engaged 1/5th Welsh Regiment before Ali el Muntar.Aged 26, he was the son of Harry and Mary...

Essex RegimentA Great War Palestine operations M.M. group of four awarded to Acting Corporal G. H. Marshall, Essex Regiment, attached 161st Company, Machine Gun CorpsMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (49335 Pte. G. H. Marshall, 161/Coy. M.G.C.); 1914-15 Star (2942 Pte. G. H. Marshall, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (2942 A. Cpl. G. H. Marshall, Essex R.), minor official correction to surname on first, contact marks and a little polished, nearly very fine or better (4)M.M. London Gazette 2 April 1918.George H. Marshall, a native of Stratford St. Mary, first saw action as a Private in the Essex...

Three: Private R. W. Park, 1/4th Essex Regiment, who was killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza on 26 March 19171914-15 Star (2405 Pte. R. W. Park, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (2405 Pte. R. W. Park, Essex R.), good very fine or better (3)Robert Walker Park was living at Forest Gate, Essex and studying divinity at the London College at the time of his enlistment in the Essex Regiment.He first saw action in the 1/4th Battalion in Gallipoli, where he landed at 'C' Beach in Suvla Bay during the evening of 12 August 1915; by the end of the month the Battalion had suffered losses...

Three: Private A. Turner, 1/4th Essex Regiment, who was killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza on 26 March 19171914-15 Star (2193 Pte. A. Turner, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (2193 Pte. A. Turner, Essex R.), the last with officially re-impressed naming, good very fine or better (3)Alfred Turner, a native of Shenfield, Essex, first saw action in the 1/4th Battalion in Gallipoli, where he landed at 'C' Beach in Suvla Bay during the evening of 12 August 1915; by the end of the month the Battalion had suffered losses of 157 killed or wounded, with another 217 sick.Turner subsequ...

Pair: Private H. Stokes, 1/4th Battalion, Essex Regiment, who was killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza in November 1917British War and Victory Medals (5454 Pte. H. Stokes, Essex R.), extremely fine (2)Henry Stokes first entered a theatre of war in 1916, or later, and was killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza on 3 November 1917, when the battalion suffered four officers and 83 men killed, with a further seven officers and 196 men wounded. Placed under the command of 162nd Brigade for the day, the Battalion was deployed against Rafa Trench in order to stabilise the threatened line...

Three: Private T. W. Smith, 1/5th Battalion, Essex Regiment, who was killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza in March 19171914-15 Star (8653 Pte. T. W. Smith, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (8653 Pte. T. W. Smith, Essex R.), good very fine (3)Thomas William Smith likely first saw action in Gallipoli, where the 1/5th Battalion landed in August 1915. He subsequently fought in the Egypt and Palestine operations and was killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza on 26 March 1917. In the supporting attack against Green Hill the Battalion was on the left of the 1/4th Essex and sust...

Family group:'Private W. G. Piper, Essex Regiment, husband of Mrs. Piper of New Road Hadleigh, is reported wounded and missing in Palestine since November 3rd. His wife would be grateful if any comrade could give her information concerning him.'A local - Essex - newspaper, refers; he was later confirmed as killed in action.Pair: Private W. G. Piper, 1/5th Battalion, Essex Regiment, who was killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza in November 1917British War and Victory Medals (5038 Pte. W. G. Piper, Essex R.), very fine or better (2)Five: W. E. Piper, Royal Army Service Corps1939-45 Star;...

Family group:Three: Private E. J. Shaw, 1/6th Battalion, Essex Regiment, who was reported as being taken P.O.W. in the First Battle of Gaza in March 1917 and who died on 27 November 19171914-15 Star (5223 Pte. E. J. Shaw, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (5223 Pte. E. J. Shaw, Essex R.), the first re-gilded and traces of possible official corrections to naming on the second, very fine Three: Able Seaman A. J. Shaw, Royal Navy, who was lost in H.M. submarine G. 8 in January 19181914-15 Star (J. 7836 A. J. Shaw, A.B., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (J. 7836 A. J. Shaw, A.B., R.N....

Pair: Private W. Hilliard, 1/6th Battalion, Essex Regiment, who was killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza in November 1917British War and Victory Medals (6343 Pte. W. Hilliard, Essex R.), edge bruise / fault on the first, otherwise good very fine (2)William Hilliard first entered a theatre of war in 1916, or after, and was killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza on 31 October 1917. As the Battalion was not actively involved in offensive operations until the 2 November, this may be the only casualty that day for the 1/6th Essex Regiment.Aged 20, he was the son of Ellen Hilliard of 2...

Three: Lieutenant H. W. Hall, 1/7th Battalion, Essex Regiment, late 1/15th Battalion, London Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own Civil Service Rifles)1914-15 Star (2447 Pte. H. W. Hall, 15-Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. H. W. Hall), good very fine (3)Horace W. Hall first went into action in France, as a Private in the 1/15th Battalion, London Regiment in mid-August 1915.Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Essex Regiment in November 1915, he saw further action in Palestine in the 1/7th Battalion. He receives mention in the Burrows' history of the Essex Territorial Battalions, incl...

Three: Colour-Sergeant T. Dixon, 1/7th Battalion, Essex Regiment, who died of wounds in Egypt in March 19181914-15 Star (2502 L. Sjt. T. Dixon, Essex R.); British War and Victory Medals (2502 C. Sjt. T. Dixon, Essex R.), good very fine (3)Thomas Dixon first saw action in Gallipoli, where he landed as a Lance-Sergeant in the 1/7th Battalion at 'A' Beach, Suvla Bay on 11 August 1915; Dixon and his comrades undertook extensive tours in the trenches atop Hill 60 in the following month, where the dead of both sides 'lay thick all around'.As senior N.C.O. during the First Battle of Gaza, he would ha...

Pair: Private S. Smith, 1/7th Battalion, Essex Regiment, who was killed in action in the Third Battle of Gaza in November 1917British War and Victory Medals (36572 Pte. S. Smith, Essex R.), with card box of issue and two Record Office forwarding letters, dated 19 January and 5 July 1921, extremely fine (2)Simeon Smith was born at Sharlston, Yorkshire and enlisted in the Essex Regiment at Wakefield. He first entered a theatre of war in 1916, or later and was killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza on 2 November 1917. He left a widow, Alice Smith of 22 Lower Station Road, Normanton, Castlef...

Hampshire RegimentFamily group:Pair: Sergeant J. Brimmell, 2/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, who was killed in action in Palestine on 23 November 1917British War and Victory Medals (2485 Sjt. J. Brimmell, Hamps. R.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque 1914-18 (John Brimmell), Buckingham Palace memorial scroll and Record Office forwarding letter for his campaign medals, dated 29 September 1921, extremely finePair: 2nd Lieutenant C. E. S. Brimmell, Worcestershire Regiment, who was wounded in France with the 6th BattalionBritish War and Victory Medals (2 Lieut. C.E.S. Brimmell), ex...

Pair: Private A. H. Cusack, 2/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, who died of wounds in Palestine in November 1917British War and Victory Medals (202509 Pte. A. H. Cusack, Hamps. R.), good very fine (2)Alfred Henry Cusack was born - and enlisted - at Gosport. Drafted to the 2/4th Battalion, he first entered a theatre of war in 1916, or later and saw action in the Egypt and Palestine operations. Having been advanced to Lance-Corporal, he died of wounds on 23 November 1917, sustained during the same action as Sergeant Brimmell, whose awards are described above. Unusually, although he died of woun...

'Official news has been received by Mr. and Mrs. S. Allen of 14, Heckford Road, Poole, of the death in action of their son, Private C. Allen, Hampshire Regiment. The deceased, who was only 20 years old, was killed on November 2nd, while fighting with General Allenby's forces in Palestine. Prior to enlisting he was in the employ the London and South-Western Railway Co., as a porter at Poole Railway Station.'The East Dorset Herald, Thursday, 29 November 1917, refers.Pair: Private C. Allen, 1/8th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, who was killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza in November 1917B...

British War Medal 1914-20 (2537 Pte. E. Munday, Hamps. R.), edge bruising and polished, otherwise very fineErnest Munday enlisted in the Hampshire Regiment at Newport, Isle of Wight and first entered a theatre of war in 1916, or later.He was killed in action at the Second Battle of Gaza on 19 April 1917, when the Battalion was sent up to reinforce the attack of the Norfolk Regiment against Tank Redoubt and Road Trenches on the Beersheba Road:'A telephone line had been established to the 8/Hants who were on a ridge five-hundred yards from the objective; heavy casualties were confirmed. Further...

Herefordshire RegimentPair: Corporal J. Green, 1/1st Battalion, Herefordshire Regiment, who was killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza in November 1917British War and Victory Medals (236482 Pte. J. Green, Hereford. R.), one or two edge bruises, very fine or better (2)James Green was born at Bosbury, Herefordshire on 7 January 1895, the son of James and Mary Ann Green, and was educated at the local Free Grammar School. He enlisted in the Herefordshire Regiment in June 1915 and served in Egypt and Palestine from June 1917, up until his death in action at the Third Battle of Gaza on 6 Novem...

King's Own Scottish BorderersA Great War Second Battle of Gaza M.C. group of three awarded to Lieutenant S. C. Roberts, 1/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers, who led a charge 'under intense fire of every description'Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued; British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. S. C. Roberts), very fine or better (3)M.C. London Gazette 16 August 1917:'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. After the capture of a hostile redoubt by his battalion, he greatly distinguished himself by leading a charge and repulsing a strong counter-attack, afterwards setting a...

Pair: Private J. McNae, 1/5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers, who was killed in action at the Second Battle of Gaza in April 1917British War and Victory Medals (2923 Pte. J. McNae, K.O.S.B.), officially re-impressed naming, good very fine (2)James McNae, who was born at - and enlisted at - Dumfries, was killed in action at the Second Battle of Gaza on 19 April 1917. He is buried in Gaza War Cemetery.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

King's Own Yorkshire Light InfantryA Great War M.C. group of three awarded to Lieutenant W. Travis, King's Own Yorkshire Light InfantryMilitary Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued; British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. W. Travis), good very fine (3)M.C. London Gazette 1 January 1919:'For distinguished service in connection with military operations in Egypt.'Walter Travis was attached to 1/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, at the time of winning his M.C. In that capacity, he would have been present at the Second and Third Battles of Gaza in April and November 1917; his British War and Vic...

London RegimentPair: Private C. E. Hartnoll, 1/10th Battalion, London RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (3169 Pte. C. E. Hartnoll, 10-Lond. R.), officially re-impressed naming, very fine (2)Charles Ernest Hartnoll served in Egypt and Palestine from April 1916. The 1/10th London Regiment lost 47 all ranks killed, with a further seven officers and 134 men wounded at the Second Battle of Gaza, when the Battalion was on the left of the advance against trenches along the Beersheba Road. Remaining with 162nd Brigade in November, the Battalion's objectives were Fred Trench and Belah Trench near...

'The dead and wounded on this ridge remained as a line of skirmishers, the Turks sweeping them with machine-gun fire at intervals throughout the day. Consequently men wounded early in the day were killed and all were riddled with bullets.'The War Diary of the 1/11th Battalion, London Regiment, refers to heavy loss in the Second Battle of Gaza in April 1917, a fact well-known to Regimental-Sergeant Major R. M. Callender.A rare Great War Palestine operations M.C. group of four awarded to Temporary Regimental Sergeant-Major R. M. Callender, 1/11th (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment (Fins...

Four: 2nd Lieutenant C. C. Badgley, 1/11th (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment (Finsbury Rifles), late 1st Royal DragoonsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (4470 Pte. C. C. Badgeley, 1st Rl. Dragoons), note spelling of surname; 1914-15 Star (2 Lieut. C. C. Badgley, 11/Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medals (2 Lieut. C. C. Badgley), generally good very fine (4)Clement Christian Badgley, the son of Colonel W. F. Badgley of Devizes, Wiltshire, was born in India and enlisted in the 1st Royal Dragoons in Exeter in August 1899, aged 18 year...

Pair: Private L. A. Banyard, 2/15th Battalion, London Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own Civil Service Rifles), who was killed in action in Palestine in November 1917British War and Victory Medals (5033 Pte. L. A. Banyard, 15-Lond. R.), with Record Office forwarding letter, dated 26 November 1921, and registered envelope, extremely fine (2) Lewis Alexander Banyard first entered a theatre of war in 1916, or later and was present at the Third Battle of Gaza when the 2/15th London Regiment formed part of 179th Brigade. On 6 November 1917, the Battalion attacked a trench system to the south-west of T...

Pair: Private J. M. Whettem, 2/16th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles), who was killed in action in Palestine in December 1917British War and Victory Medals (5152 Pte. J. M. Whettem, 16-Lond. R.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque 1914-18 (James Main Whettem), extremely fine (3)James Main Whettem, a native of Croydon, Surrey, enlisted in the London Regiment at Westminster and first entered a theatre of war in 1916, or later. Taking part in the Third Battle of Gaza with 179th Brigade, his battalion attacked the Turkish trench system at Kh Kauwukah. A further gru...

'I really would like to go round and shake every single one of you by the hand, because, of all the times you have fought, I do not think you have ever been up against quite such a big thing as you were the other day. You were fighting against big odds; you were fighting under the most uncomfortable and unpleasant conditions, and you were always worried by machine-guns you could not get at, but you went on fighting, and that is the whole point, and if you have officers leading you like your Colonel did, or officers that gave you the example of Captain Manning, I do not wonder you fought as you...

British War Medal 1914-20 (3055 Pte. A. W. Spillman, 18-Lond. R.), very fineArthur William Spillman first entered a theatre of war as a Private in the London Irish Rifles in 1916, or later The Battalion supported the final attack on Tell esh Sheria on 6 November 1917, during the closing stages of the Third Battle of Gaza. Led by Lieutenant-Colonel Norton, two trenches were captured along with two 77mm. guns, four machine-guns and 64 prisoners. During subsequent operations beyond the capture of Jerusalem, Private Spillman was killed in action in Palestine on 23 December 1917.Aged 24, and the so...

Pair: Captain A. J. Walter, 2/21st Battalion, London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles), who was mentioned in despatches for his services in Palestine in 1917British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaf (Capt. A. J. Walter), with card box of issue, extremely fine (2)Andrew John Walter was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the First Surrey Rifles in December 1914 and would remain likewise employed for the rest of the war, latterly as a Captain and Company Commander.Embarked for France in June 1916, he saw action at Vimy Ridge and transferred to the Salonika / Macedonia in January 1917. Over the com...

Pair: Private A. C. Osborne, 2/21st Battalion, London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles)British War and Victory Medals (653927 Pte. A. C. Osborne, 21-Lond. R.), the first with traces of official corrections to naming, better than very fine (2)The 2/21st Battalion (The First Surrey Rifles) served in Palestine 1917-18. During the Third Battle of Gaza, as part of 181st Brigade, the Battalion was tasked with the capture of trenches to the south-west of Beersheba on 31 October. Upon the capture of the town, the Battalion made further advances to the north of Tell esh Sheria in November.Subject to 20% V...

A Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Captain J. Ford, 2/23rd Battalion, London Regiment, who was wounded whilst winning his decoration during the operations leading to the capture of JerusalemMilitary Cross, G.V.R., the reverse privately engraved, 'Lt. J. Ford, 2/23 L.R., Jerusalem, 19.2.18'; 1914 Star, with clasp (9822 Pte. J. Ford, 5/Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. J. Ford), the last with officially re-impressed naming, lacquered, good very fine (4)M.C. London Gazette 22 June 1918.'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his company with the greatest cool...

Middlesex RegimentA Great War Palestine operations M.M. awarded to Private F. Clifford, 2/10th Battalion, Middlesex RegimentMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (293611 Pte. F. Clifford, 2/10 Middx. R.-T.F.), good very fineM.M. London Gazette 18 July 1917.Frederick Clifford first entered a theatre of war in 1916, or later. His M.M. was likely awarded in respect of gallant work in the First or Second Gaza battles and he later transferred to the Essex Regiment.At the First Battle, the 2nd Battalion, 10th Middlesex Regiment attacked The Labyrinth, to the south-west of Gaza, achieving a position overlooking the...

Four: Lance-Corporal F. Pulman, 2/10th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment1914-15 Star (1341 L. Cpl. F. H. J. Pulman, Middx. R.); British War and Victory Medals (1341 Pte. F. H. J. Pulman, Middx. R.); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (290125 Pte.-L. Cpl. F. H. J. Pulman, 10-Middx. R.), good very fine (4)Frederick H. J. Pulman came ashore in the Bay of Bengal in December 1915 and thence Egypt in the new year.He subsequently served as a Lance-Corporal in the 2/10th Battalion throughout the Egypt and Palestine operations - at Gaza, Khuweilfe, Jerusalem, in the Jordan Valley, and Nablus; the l...

Three: Private J. F. Filbey, 2/10th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, who was killed in action in Palestine in December 19171914-15 Star (PW-2471 Pte. J. F. Filbey, Middx. R.); British War and Victory Medals (PW. 2471 Pte. J. F. Filbey, Middx. R.), lovingly polished by next of kin, thus good fine (3)John Francis Filbey first saw action in France, which theatre of operations he entered on 14 November 1915. Subsequently embarked for Egypt, he was killed in action in Palestine on 27 December 1917. He is buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information plea...

Pair: Private W. Briggs, 2/10th Middlesex Regiment, who was killed in action at the Second Battle of Gaza in April 1917British War and Victory Medals (3838 Pte. W. Briggs, Middx. R.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque 1914-18 (William Briggs), and War office campaign medal forwarding letter, dated 30 September 1921, with registered envelope, the second with officially re-impressed naming, good very fine (3)William Briggs was living at Charing Cross, London at the time of his enlistment in the Middlesex Regiment. He first entered a theatre of war in 1916 - or later - and was killed...

Norfolk RegimentA Great War Palestine operations M.C. group of three awarded to Lieutenant G. H. Wood, 1/4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment, who was twice wounded in winning his M.C. at the Second Battle of Gaza on 19 April 1917On that date the Battalion's advance was met with devastating artillery and machine-gun fire, so much so that 163 Brigade's war diary noted: 'By 10.30 the 5/Norfolks could be seen lying in considerable numbers on the lower part of the hill, apparently all dead or wounded'Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued, in its case of issue; British War and Victory Medals (Lieut....

Three: Captain R. H. Partridge, 1/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment, who was 'accidentally killed' in Palestine in September 19171914-15 Star (Lieut. R. H. Partridge, Norf. R.); British War and Victory Medals (), worn gilt over - or official correction to - initials on the last, good very fine (3)Robert Henry Partridge was born at King's Lynn, Norfolk and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the 1/5th Battalion Norfolk Regiment in November 1914. Embarked for Gallipoli in October 1915 - as a reinforcement to the 'lost battalion' of Sandringham fame - he subsequently served in Egypt and Palestine an...

Pair: 2nd Lieutenant T. C. Read, attached 1/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment, who died of wounds in Palestine in April 1917British War and Victory Medals (2 Lieut. T. C. Read), extremely fine(2)Terrance Capon Read was working for the Norwich Union Fire Insurance Society in Shanghai at the outbreak of hostilities but chose to return home to volunteer his services.He first entered a theatre of war in 1916, or later, and died of wounds in Palestine on 22 April 1917, wounds likely received at the Second Battle of Gaza; his parent unit remains unknown, but he was attached to the 1/5th Battalion at t...

Pair: Private C. Strangleman, 1/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment, who was killed in action in Palestine in April 1917British War and Victory Medals (3462 Pte. C. Strangleman, Norf. R.), good very fine (2)Cecil Strangleman was born at East Dereham, Norfolk and enlisted in the 1/5th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment in November 1914. Embarked for Egypt in January 1916, he was killed in action in the Second Battle of Gaza, having been reported missing on 19 April 1917. Originally buried on 'Norfolk Ridge', his remains were reinterred at Gaza War Cemetery in February 1919. He was the son of John and Amel...

1914-15 Star (4618 Pte. G. F. Catton, Norf. R.), very fineGeorge Frederick Catton was born at Worthing, Norfolk and enlisted in the Norfolk Regiment at nearby Dereham.Embarked for Gallipoli in November 1915 - as a reinforcement to the 'lost battalion' of Sandringham fame - he subsequently served in Egypt and Palestine and was killed in action at the Second Battle of Gaza on 19 April 1917, when his battalion 'could be seen lying in considerable numbers on the lower part of the hill, apparently all dead or wounded'. He is buried in Gaza War Cemetery.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For mor...

Northamptonshire RegimentA Great War D.C.M. group of three awarded to Acting Company Sergeant-Major H. Letts, 1/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, a resourceful Platoon Commander - and a veteran of the Second and Third Battles of Gaza - who won a regimentally unique award for his gallantry in EgyptDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (201197 Sjt. H. Letts, 1/4 North'n. R.); British War and Victory Medals (201197 A.C.M. Sjt. H. Letts, North'n. R), mounted as worn from frayed ribands, very fine or better (3)D.C.M. London Gazette 1 January 1919; citation published 3 September 1919:'For cont...

A Great War Palestine operations M.M. awarded to Private W. Jones, 1/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, who was decorated for his gallant deeds in the Second Battle of GazaMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (201407 Pte. W. Jones, 4/Nth'n. R.-T.F.), crudely re-pinned suspension claw, edge bruising and cuts, otherwise nearly very fineM.M. London Gazette 18 July 1917.The citation for the award appears in the war diary of the 1/4th Northamptonshire Regiment:'He has shown great devotion to duty and since the action on 19 April has been in charge of patrols and snipers, on two occasions has stayed out fo...

Pair: Captain R. L. Murray, 1/4th Northamptonshire Regiment, who was killed in action at the Second Battle of Gaza in April 1917British War and Victory Medals (Capt. R. L. Murray), extremely fine (2)Robert Leslie Murray was born at Reigate, Surrey on 28 October 1893, the son of the Rev. Arthur H. Murray and his wife, Ada. He was educated at St. Edmund's School and Jesus College, Cambridge, where he was awarded a Lillistone Scholarship of £70 and in 1913 became the Senior Classical Scholar after he had distinguished himself in the Bell Scholarship Examinations.Aside from being a hard-working Cl...

Pair: Private H. W. Smith, 1/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, who was killed in action in the Second Battle of Gaza in April 1917British War and Victory Medals (200320 Pte. H. W. Smith, North'n. R.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque 1914-18 (Herbert William Smith), extremely fine (3)Herbert William Smith first entered a theatre of war in 1916, or later, and was killed in action at the Second Battle of Gaza on 19 April 1917.During the devastating attack against a ridge which overlooked the Gaza-Beersheba Road, nearly two miles from the assembly position, the Battalion was...

Royal ScotsA Great War M.M. awarded to Acting Lance-Corporal J. McGhie, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Scots (Queen's Edinburgh Rifles).Military Medal, G.V.R. (3578 Pte.-L. Cpl. J. McGhie, 4/Royal Scots), good very fineM.M. London Gazette 11 February 1919.A native of Auchendinny, McGhie first entered a theatre of war in 1916 or later. His Battalion was present in operations in Egypt and Palestine and was thence ordered to France in April 1918.At the Second Battle of Gaza on 19 April 1917, 4/Royal Scots were part of the 156th Brigade attack towards Ali el Muntar, and thus to the right of the desperate...

Royal Scots Fusiliers'The 4th and 5th Royal Scots Fusiliers carried Katrah about 4.45 p.m. after a long and arduous fight among the sunken roads and cactus hedges. One incident demands quotation: "Captain H. E. Sutherland 4th Royal Scots Fusiliers, led the fourth company of his battalion in another attempt to outflank the Turks from the south. He was determined to make a proper detour, and led the way a considerable distance ahead of his men. With him were a Lewis gunner with a single drum of ammunition, and a grenadier with only two bombs. Sutherland moved rapidly over the ridge, and struck t...

Royal Sussex Regiment'We still kept advancing and it was a lovely sight to see the lads under that terrible hail of lead carrying on just as if they had been on a field day and with our bayonets fixed we drove the Turks off the ridges where they retired into their redoubt, which was very strongly built and also very strongly held.The ridge which we captured about 12.30 p.m. in the afternoon we held until 3.30 p.m. They were popping away at us by thousands whilst several shells burst close to where I was lying, smothering me in dust and one piece of spent shrapnel dropped about an inch from my...

'He was a very great friend of mine in this battalion, and by his life and example was a real strength to the Church. I really got to know him well when his company was at Headquarters at Bir-el-Abd at Christmas. We had built a little church there of palm branches, and when I was away he used to take evening prayers for me. He was also one of my regular servers at Eucharist. Later he was in charge of a small post, and it was of the greatest help to have an officer in command who always made it easy for the men to come over for their communions and who was also always present himself. He receiv...

Three: Private R. C. Allen, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, who was killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza in March 19171914-15 Star (4-2221 Pte. R. C. Allen, R. Suss. R.); British War and Victory Medals (2221 Pte. R. C. Allen, R. Suss. R), good very fine (3)Reginald Charles Allen, who was born in Worthing, Sussex, first saw action in Gallipoli, landing with the 1/4th Royal Sussex Regiment (Territorials) at 'C' Beach, Suvla Bay at midnight on 8 August 1915; the following day, Allen and his comrades supported a costly attack on Scimitar Hill. By early October, the Battalion's stre...

Three: Lance-Corporal L. E. Marter, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, who was killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza in March 19171914-15 Star (4-2695 Pte. L. E. Marter, R. Suss. R.); British War and Victory Medals (4-2695 Pte. L. E. Marter, R. Suss. R.), together with original Record Office forwarding letter for the first, and notification of the recipient being posted 'missing in action', dated 7 May 1917, good very fine (3)Lawrence Edward Marter, who was born in Pulborough, Sussex, first saw action in Gallipoli, landing with the 1/4th Royal Sussex Regiment (Territorials) at 'C'...

Three: Private A. Rishman, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, who was 'found dead' following the First Battle of Gaza on 27 March 19171914-15 Star (4-1758 Pte. A. Rishman, R. Suss. R.); British War and Victory Medals (1758 Pte. A. Rishman, R. Suss. R), edge cut to second and possibly officially re-impressed naming, nearly very fine (3)Albert Rishman, a native of South Bearstead, Sussex, enlisted at Bognor Regis and first saw action with the 1/4th Battalion in Gallipoli, landing at 'C' Beach, Suvla Bay at midnight on 8 August 1915; the following day, Rishman and his comrades supported a co...

Pair: Private P. C. Burgess, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, who was killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza in March 1917British War and Victory Medals (4-2953 Pte. P. C. Burgess, R. Suss. R.), polished, good fine (2)Percy Charles Burgess was born in East Grinstead, Sussex, where he was employed at Woods, the local butchers. He enlisted in the Royal Sussex Regiment in Tonbridge, Kent and first entered a theatre of war in 1916, or later.He was killed in action at the First Battle of Gaza on 26 March 1917; another fine pair of medals to a casualty killed during the actions describe...

Three: Private W. Penfold, 1/4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, who was killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza in November 19171914-15 Star (4-3263 Pte. W. Penfold, R. Suss. R); British War and Victory Medals (4-4266 Pte. W. Penfold, R. Suss. R.), the last two with officially re-impressed naming, good very fine (3)Walter Penfold was first saw action in Gallipoli, where he arrived in early December 1915.He was subsequently killed in action at the Third Battle of Gaza on 6 November 1917, whilst serving in 'C' Company of the 1/4th Battalion. Having seen many of his comrades killed and wo...

1914-15 Star (4-1243 C.S. Mjr. A. G. Withyman, R. Suss. R.), good very fineArthur George Withyman was born at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, where he enlisted in the Sussex Regiment (Territorial Force). Mobilised in August 1914, he landed at Gallipoli at midnight on 8 August 1915, as Company Sergeant-Major of 'D' Company in the 1/4th Battalion; the following day, Withyman and his comrades supported a costly attack on Scimitar Hill. By early October, the Battalion's strength had been reduced to about 200 officers and men, as a result of which it was temporarily amalgamated with the 2/4th Queen's.Withy...

Victory Medal 1914-19 (3009 Pte. J. C. Florance, R. Suss. R.), abrasively cleaned, good fineJohn Christopher Florance was born at Horsham, Sussex and first saw action with the 1/4th Battalion in Gallipoli, landing at 'C' Beach, Suvla Bay at midnight on 8 August 1915; the following day, Florance and his comrades supported a costly attack on Scimitar Hill. By early October, the Battalion's strength had been reduced to about 200 officers and men, as a result of which it was temporarily amalgamated with the 2/4th Queen's.He subsequently served in the Egypt and Palestine operations and was killed i...

Royal Welch FusiliersThree: Lieutenant J. H. Evans, 1/6th (Carnarvonshire & Anglesey) Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers1914-15 Star (Lieut. J. H. Evans, R.W. Fus.); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. J. H. Eavns), very fine or better (3)John Hughes Evans - afterwards Hughes-Evans - was born on 5 September 1895 and was educated at Rossall School; on leaving school he became articled to C. A. Jones, the family firm of solicitors in Carnarvon.Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the 6th (Carnarvonshire & Anglesey) Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers in July 1914, he entered the Egypt theatre of war in...

Three: Private W. H. Jones, 1/6th (Carnarvonshire & Anglesey) Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers1914-15 Star (1742 Pte. W. H. Jones, R.W. Fus.); British War and Victory Medals (1742 Pte. W. H. Jones, R.W. Fus.), mounted as worn, good very fine (3)William H. Jones landed as a Private in the 1/6th (Carnarvonshire & Anglesey) Battalion at 'C' Beach in Suvla Bay, Gallipoli on 8 August 1915. In his memoir, Sixty Years a Welsh Territorial, Lord Silsoe recalls how the Battalion went into action on the 10th, getting bogged down on crossing Salt Lake under heavy shrapnel fire. It's a depressing theme ech...

Scottish Rifles (Cameronians)A Great War Palestine operations M.M. awarded to Private W. Gowanlock, 1/8th Battalion, Scottish Rifles (Cameronians), who was killed in action in France on 29 July 1918Military Medal, G.V.R. (265463 Pte. W. Gowanlock, 1/8 Sco. Rif.), good very fineM.M. London Gazette 23 April 1918.While not confirmed as being for Third Battle of Gaza, other awards published on this date are confirmed as such.Walter Gowanlock first entered a theatre of war in 1916, or later, as a Private in the 1/8th Battalion, Scottish Rifles (Cameronians). His unit served in the Egypt and Palesti...

Four: Acting Warrant Officer Class 2 A. Hodge, 1/7th Battalion, Scottish Rifles (Cameronians), who saw action in Gallipoli and Egypt1914-15 Star (154 C.Q.M. Sjt. A. Hodge, Sco. Rif.); British War and Victory Medals (154 A.W.O. Cl. 2 A. Hodge, Sco. Rif.); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (154 Sjt. A. Hodge, 7/Sco. Rif.), the second with officially re-impressed naming, good very fine or better (4)Alexander Hodge was born in Dunfermline, Fife in 1879 and originally served as a Private in the Volunteer Force (1900-08). Transferring to the 7th Battalion, Scottish Rifles (Territorial Force...

' … The worst of the thing was the marching over the desert. We are having stormy weather just now. It has been raining continually for the last week. Yesterday we had a sand storm which almost blinded us and today the wind is trying its hardest to blow us off the face of the desert altogether, while the rain is doing its best to drown us. So altogether we are having a pretty good time of it … 'James Gavine of the 1/7th Battalion, Scottish Rifles, writing to his sister in January 1917.Four: Lance-Corporal J. Gavine, 1/7th Scottish Rifles (Cameronians), afterwards 3rd Battalion and 3rd City of...

Somerset Light InfantryThree: Corporal W. H. Gibbs, 1/5th Battalion, Somerset Light InfantryBritish War and Victory Medals (241938 Cpl. W. H. Gibbs, Som. L.I.); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (286 Pte. W. Gibbs, 5/Som. L.I.), the first two with officially re-impressed naming, good very fine (3)The 1/5th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry saw action in Egypt and Palestine, being present at the Third Battle of Gaza.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Suffolk RegimentFour: Corporal S. A. Tricker, 1/5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment1914-15 Star (1240 Pte. S.A. Tricker, Suff. R.); British War and Victory Medals (1240 Cpl. S. A. Tircker, Suff. R.); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (240089 Cpl.-L. Sjt. S. A. Tricker, 5/Suff. R.), scratch to reverse of the first, good very fine (4)Stanley Arthur Tricker first saw action in Gallipoli, where he landed at 'A' Beach in Suvla Bay on 10 August 1918. Two days later the 1/5th Battalion advanced on Kuchuk Anafarta Ova, the men being told they were merely participating in 'a sniper drive to push b...

Victory Medal 1914-19 (2575 Pte. W. S. Howard, Suff. R.), good very fineWalter Samuel Howard did not enter a theatre of war until 1916, or later, and was killed in action in Palestine on 1 May 1917, while serving in the 1/5th Battalion. During the period after the Second Battle of Gaza on 19 April, there were many trench raids carried out across the whole front with the aim of capturing prisoners for information, as well as destroying enemy works and material. It may have been on one of these raids that Howard was killed.Aged 21, and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter James Howard of Thorpe Morieu...

Welsh Regiment'We wore 'tin hats' and the intense heat of the sun made out heads feel like poached eggs. The battle of Khuweilfeh has been described in many narratives and despatches, but I have never seen mentioned the appalling shortage of water from which we suffered. We had about three pints for forty-eight hours, which included a long march up the stifling winding ravines of the Judean foothills, followed by incessant fighting, the temperature, thanks to the Khamsin which prevailed, being that of August. It was real hell. A lot of men went nearly mad with thirst.'Le Fleming's History of t...

THE CORPSRoyal Army Medical CorpsA Great War Palestine operations D.C.M. awarded to Sergeant C. Scullin, 1/1st Lowland Field Ambulance, R.A.M.C., a gallant stretcher bearer who displayed 'a cool courage that was a splendid inspiration to the men'Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (316200 Sjt. C. Scullin, 1/1 Low. F.A. R.A.M.C.-T.F.), edge nicks, better than very fineD.C.M. London Gazette 26 January 1918:'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Throughout the operations he maintained communication by chains of stretcher bearers. In the course of this duty, and also in leading bearers f...

A Great War Palestine operations D.C.M. group of four awarded to Private D. McWalter, 2/1st East Anglian Field Ambulance, R.A.M.C., who displayed 'extreme gallantry' on numerous occasionsDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (57341 Pte. D. McWalter, 2/1 E. Ang. Fd. Amb. R.A.M.C.); 1914-15 Star (57341 Pte. D. McWalter, R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medals (57341 Pte. D. McWalter, R.A.M.C.), mounted as worn, minor contact wear and a little polished, otherwise generally very fine (4)D.C.M. London Gazette 3 September 1919:'He has always acted under fire on numerous occasions with extreme gallan...

A Great War Palestine operations D.C.M. group of five awarded to Staff Sergeant W. Morcombe, 1/2nd Welsh Field Ambulance, R.A.M.C., for his gallantry in the night attack at Nablus on 18 September 1918Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (366065 S. Sjt. W. Morcombe, R.A.M.C.); 1914-15 Star (1672 Pte. W. Morcombe, R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medals (1672 S. Sjt. W. Morcombe, R.A.M.C.); Territorial Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (7335581 Sjt. W. Morcombe, R.A.M.C.), generally good very fine (5)D.C.M. London Gazette 11 March 1920:'On the night of 18-19 September 1918, he displayed conspicuous gall...

(x) The Property of a GentlemanA FINE COLLECTION OF AWARDS TO OFFICERS OF THE CRIMEAN WARCataloguer's NoteThe Crimea Medal certainly divides opinion. Its distinctive oak-leaf clasps and floriated suspender are an acquired taste, viewed by many as overly embellished and 'heavy'. It was ever thus, and I couldn't resist quoting the reaction of Colonel Hodge, 4th Dragoon Guards, on receiving his Crimea Medal in September 1855:'A vulgar looking thing, with clasps like gin labels. How odd it is that we cannot do things like people of taste.'Coming after the austere Neo-classicism of the Military and...

(x) The important 'Alma casualty's' group of four to Captain Frederick Sayer, 23rd Foot, fêted as the handsomest man in the British Army; renowned for his athleticism, Sayer raced Sir John Dugdale Astley in Windsor Home Park, eagerly watched by the Queen.Severely wounded while fighting the Vladimir Regiment in the Great Redoubt, Sayer returned to England and received his Crimea Medal from the hand of his ardent admirer, Queen Victoria, in the presentation at Horse Guards Parade on 18 May 1855.Sayer went on to become Magistrate of Gibraltar and Governor-General of New South Wales. It was while...

(x) A notable 'Great Redoubt stormer's' group of four to Lieutenant-General Edward Westby Donovan, 33rd Foot, credited with capturing a 24-pound brass howitzer at the Battle of the Alma on 20 September 1854; for performing a similar feat, Captain Bell of the 23rd Foot received the Victoria Cross.Donovan was severely wounded in the trenches before Sebastopol, his 'zealous service' praised in Lord Raglan's despatches.Crimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol (Major E. W. Donovan. 33rd Regt.), officially engraved by Hunt & Roskell in large serif capitals; France, Second Empire, Legion...

(x) The historically significant pair to Lieutenant-Colonel John George Champion, C.B., 95th Foot; having shown great bravery and initiative at the Alma, he commanded the forward picquets at Little Inkermann on 26 October, stoically defending The Barrier until British gunfire from Home Ridge forced the Russians to withdraw.Champion is best remembered for his inspiring leadership at the Battle of Inkermann on 5 November, when with barely 100 men he defended the Sandbag Battery against huge Russian columns. In no way perturbed by the numbers facing them, his men charged with the bayonet and purs...

(x) 'O, mad for the charge and the battle were we,When our own good redcoats sank from sight,Like drops of blood in a dark-grey sea,And we turn'd to each other, whispering, all dismay'd,"Lost are the gallant three hundred of Scarlett's Brigade!""Lost one and all" were the wordsMutter'd in our dismay;But they rode like victors and lordsThro' the forest of lances and swordsIn the heart of the Russian hordes.'Alfred, Lord Tennyson, extract from The Charge of the Heavy Brigade (1854).The impressive 'Heavy Brigade Charger's' group of six awarded to Lieutenant-General James Conolly, C.B., 5th Dragoo...

(x) The historically important 'Heavy Brigade Charger's' group of four to Major Adolphus William Desart Burton, C.B., 7th Dragoon Guards, late 5th Dragoon Guards, who commanded the latter regiment in the famous charge at Balaklava on 25 October 1854.Despite his inexperience, Burton became senior officer of the 5th Dragoon Guards when its Lieutenant-Colonel was invalided to England. Lord Lucan considered him too young for the command, yet at Balaklava he led his men against Ryzhov's right wing just as it was about to encircle the Scots Greys.The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military...

(x) 'Lord Raglan wishes the cavalry to advance rapidly to the front and try to prevent the enemy carrying away the guns. Troop of horse artillery may accompany. French cavalry is on your left. Immediate.'Lord Raglan's Fourth Order to Lord Lucan, 25 October 1854.A remarkable 'Light Brigade Charger's' Crimea Medal awarded to Major Edward Lennox Jervis, 6th Dragoon Guards, late 13th Light Dragoons; having reached the enemy batteries in North Valley, Jervis rallied his men in a determined effort to drag away the guns, fighting through Cossacks to seize his objective.His horse was shot from under h...

(x) A fine group of three to Paymaster Henry Seymour Michell, 49th Foot, who served with the Regiment in China during 1839-42 and throughout the Crimean War.China 1842 (H. S, Michell. Lieut. 49th Regiment Foot.), officially impressed; Crimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol (H. S. Michell 49th Foot 1855.), officially engraved by Hunt & Roskell in large serif capitals, unofficial rivets between 2nd and 3rd clasps; Turkish Crimea, Sardinian issue, privately manufactured by Hunt & Roskell, the first and second with heavy edge knocks, very fine or better (3)Henry Seymour Michell join...

(x) A poignant 'Capture of the Quarries' group of five to Lieutenant-General James Wells Armstrong, C.B., late 49th Regiment, who served as Brigade-Major of Adams's Brigade, 2nd Division; at Inkermann on 5 November, Armstrong took Adams's request for support to the Duke of Cambridge, who then advanced with the Guards Brigade.Armstrong is best remembered for his gallant part in capturing The Quarries, a key Russian earthwork guarding Sebastopol. He led the 'left attack' in the daring assault of 7 June 1855, and continued to give orders despite a severe wound from grapeshot; a subsequent injury...

(x) A notable 'Capture of the Quarries' group of five to Lieutenant-Colonel James Villiers, 47th Foot, severely wounded while leading a select group of his Regiment in the successful assault on 7 June 1855.Crimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol (Capt. James Villiers, 47th Regt.), contemporarily engraved in ornate serif capitals; France, Legion of Honour, 5th Class breast Badge, silver, gold centre and enamel; Turkey, Order of the Medjidie, 5th Class breast Badge, silver, gold and enamel, suspension refitted; Italy, Sardinia, Al Valore Militare (Bt. Lt. Coll. James Villiers. 47th...

(x) An intriguing 'Capture of the Quarries' group of three to Lieutenant-General John Peel, late 34th Foot; severely wounded in the shoulder during the vital assault on 7 June 1855, he went on to become A.D.C. to Sir William Codrington, British Commander-in-Chief.Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (Major John Peel, 34th Regt.), officially engraved by Hunt & Roskell in large serif capitals, fitted with a Hunt & Roskell silver top riband buckle; Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Order of the Medjidie, 5th Class breast Badge, silver, gold and enamel, fitted with a silver-gilt top riband buckle; Turkish Cr...

(x) An important group of three to Major Archibald Campbell Snodgrass, 39th, late 38th Foot, who served during the Crimean War as A.D.C. to his uncle Sir John Campbell; severely wounded in the first assault on the Redan on 18 June 1855, he went on to serve at the Siege and Capture of Lucknow.Crimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol (Lieut. A. C. Snodgrass, A.D.C. to Sir John Campbell), officially engraved by Hunt & Roskell in large serif capitals; Indian Mutiny 1857-9, 1 clasp, Lucknow (Capt. A. C. Snodgrass, 38th Regt.); Turkish Crimea, Sardinian issue, privately manufactured by...

(x) The mounted group of three miniature dress medals worn by Captain Archibald Campbell Snodgrass, 39th, late 38th FootCrimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol; Indian Mutiny 1857-9, 1 clasp, Lucknow; Turkish Crimea, Sardinian issue, all mounted on original ribands and fitted with silver top riband buckles, the first two buckles by Hunt & Roskell, the third by F. & F. Emanuel, Portsmouth, good very fine (3)For the recipient's biography and full-size awards, see previous Lot.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please vi...

(x) A fascinating group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Gustavus Hume, 38th Foot; as Sir John Campbell's other A.D.C., he took part in the first assault on the Redan and bore witness to Campbell's gruesome demise; photographed repeatedly by Roger Fenton, he became Lieutenant of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms in 1878.Jubilee 1887, silver, unnamed as issued; Crimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol (Captn. Gustavus Hume. 38th Regt.), naming officially engraved by Hunt & Roskell in large serif capitals; Indian Mutiny 1857-9, 1 clasp, Lucknow (Capt. G. Hume, 38th R...

(x) The named group of six miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Gustavus Hume, 38th Foot.1887 Jubilee, silver; Crimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol, 'Capt. Gustavus Hume. 38th Regt.' engraved around rim; Indian Mutiny 1857-9, 1 clasp, Lucknow; France, Second Empire, Legion of Honour, 5th Class breast Badge, silver, gold centre and enamel; Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Order of the Medjidie, 5th Class breast Badge, silver, gold and enamel; Turkish Crimea, Sardinian issue, the fourth with significant enamel loss, very fine or better, recently mounted by Spink & Son (6...

(x) An impressive group of five to Inspector-General John Robert Taylor, C.B., Army Medical Department, late 29th and 80th Foot; having served at the Battles of Ferozeshuhur and Sobraon and the Capture of Prome, Taylor was given medical charge of the 3rd Division during the Siege of Sebastopol, including the assaults of 18 June and 8 September.The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion's breast Badge, gold and enamel, hallmarks for William Neal, London 1846, fitted with narrow swivel-ring suspension and gold riband buckle; Sutlej 1845-46, for Ferozeshuhur, 1 clasp, Sobrao...

(x) The remarkable group of seven awarded to Major-General John Edward Michell, C.B., Royal Artillery; assigned to Barker's Battery for the Crimean War, Michell served with distinction at the Battles of Alma and Balaklava. During the famous 'Thin Red Line' incident on 25 October, Barker's Battery played havoc with Ryzhov's cavalry, receiving the special thanks of Sir Colin Campbell.Four times mentioned in despatches for commanding 'E' Troop, Royal Horse Artillery during the Indian Mutiny, Michell took part in celebrated actions such as the storming of Meeangunge by Sir Hope Grant and the pursu...

(x) The impressive group of six to Colonel John Sydney Hand, C.B., 44th Foot, late 82nd Foot and 1st Sikh Cavalry; after serving with the 82nd at the Siege of Sebastopol, Hand followed the Regiment to the Indian Mutiny, participating in the Second Relief of Lucknow.During the Second China War he commanded a squadron of the 1st Sikh Cavalry, engaged in the capture of the Taku Forts. In the 1867 Abyssinian campaign General Napier appointed him Director of the Highland Transport Train, a difficult role in such hostile terrain. For his services he was made a Companion of the Bath.The Most Honourab...

ANTIQUE MILITARY PRINTSView from Mont St. Jean of The Battle of Waterloo, at the commencement of the grand Charge made on the French about 7 o'Clock in the Evening of the 18th June 1815Published by R. Bowyer, Pall Mall, 1816.Coloured aquatint. 532mm x 758mm including frame.View from behind the British lines, with Wellington and his Staff in the foreground, the French army retreating in the background.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Battle of the Alma, as seen from the SeaPublished by Colnaghi & Co., 13 & 14 Pall Mall, 1 November 1854. Lithograph by William Simpson (1823-99) at Day & Son, Lithographers to the Queen. Based on a sketch of the battle by Captain Gordon, Royal Engineers.Hand-coloured lithograph with colour washes. 530mm x 665mm including frame.View of the Allied attack at about 2 p.m. on 20 September 1854, as seen by British ships off the coast. Key features are annotated, such as 'Village of Burliuk in Flames', 'Village of Almatamak', 'French frigates' and 'H.M.S. Spitfire'.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s P...

Charge of the 16th (Queen's Own) Lancers at the Battle of Aliwal, January 28th 1846.Published by R. Ackermann, 191 Regent Street, 12 July 1847, with a dedication to Colonel C. R. Cureton C.B. and other officers of the 16th Lancers. Engraved by John Harris, and hand-coloured by Henry Martens (1790-1868).Hand-coloured engraving. 670mm x 810mm including frame. The verso with a label for The Parker Gallery, 2 Albemarle Street, London.An iconic image, often reproduced, of the 16th Lancers attacking massed Sikh infantry at the Battle of Aliwal, 28 January 1846. Major J. R. Smith is depicted leading...

Sketch in the Interior of the Mamelon Vert, looking South.Published by Colnaghi & Co., 13 & 14 Pall Mall, 17 September 1855. Lithograph by William Simpson (1823-99) at Day & Son, Lithographers to the Queen.Hand-coloured lithograph with colour washes. 470mm x 658mm including frame. The verso with a label for A. E. Dutton & Son Fine Art, 55 Frodsham St., Chester.A party of French Zouaves are depicted amongst captured Russian guns and earthworks on the Mamelon redoubt during the siege of Sebastopol. A Russian shell bursts overhead.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please...

Pair: Lord Howe engaging the French Fleet under Adm. Villaret on the 29th May.; Sir J. B. Warren's Action off Ireland with a Squadron of French Frigates. (2)Published by Bunney & Gold, 103 Shoe Lane, London, 31 May 1800. After engravings by Nicholas Pocock (1740-1821).Hand-coloured engravings. Each 258mm x 359mm including frame. The versos with labels stating: 'This is an R.A.N. Original. It is guaranteed to be over 100 years old.'Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charge of the Heavy Cavalry BrigadePublished by Colnaghi & Co., 13 & 14 Pall Mall, 18 January 1855.Hand-coloured lithograph. 406mm x 560mm including frame.A dramatic portrayal of the Heavy Brigade's charge at Balaklava on 25 November 1854, depicting the advance of the Scots Greys and, to their rear, Major Burton leading the 5th Dragoon Guards.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Defeat of Tippoo Saib before Seringapatam, by the Marquis Cornwallis.Engraved by John Barlow (1760-1810), hand-coloured by Joshua Christall (1767-1847).Hand-coloured engraving. 267mm x 318mm including frame. Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Battle of the Nile, Augt. 1st 1798.Published at 48 Strand, London for J. Jenkins's The Naval Achievements of Great Britain (1816). Engraved by Thomas Sutherland (1785-1838), hand-coloured by Thomas Whitcombe (1763-1824).Hand-coloured engraving. 352mm x 433mm including frame.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Storming of Monte Video - Feby. 3rd 1807.Engraved by Thomas Sutherland (1785-1838), hand-coloured by William Heath (1794-1840).Hand-coloured engraving. 286mm x 357mm including frame. Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Capture of Chin-Keang-Foo. (21st July 1842.); Submission of the Maharajah Dhuleep Singh, to Sir Henry Hardinge, at Kanha Cushwa, Feby. 19. 1846. (2)Both published by J. & F. Tallis, London & New York. The first engraved by John Rogers (1808-1888) and hand-coloured by Henry Warren (1794-1879), the second engraved by Halbot Knight Browne (1815-1882) and hand-coloured by R. Young.Hand-coloured engravings. Each 287mm x 338mm, including frame.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A Great War 1918 minesweeping operations D.S.C. awarded to Lieutenant B. Warwick, Royal Naval ReserveDistinguished Service Cross, G.V.R., silver, hallmarks for London 1916, nearly extremely fine, in slightly damaged case of issue, this embossed 'Lieut. B. Warwick. R.N.R., 1919' on lidPurchased Spink, June 1983; sold together with a letter at the time of the sale.D.S.C. London Gazette 24 March 1919:'For service in minesweeping operations between the 1st July and 31st December 1918.Bertie Warwick had previously earned a mention for minesweeping operations (London Gazette 29 June 1917, refers...

(x) A Great War 1917 minelaying operations D.S.M. awarded to Petty Officer J. Rock, Royal NavyDistinguished Service Medal, G.V.R. (183674. J. Rock, P.O. H.M.S. Wahine. 1917), good very fineD.S.M. London Gazette 1 October 1917.John Rock was born in July 1879 at Islington, London and enlisted in the Royal Navy in July 1897. Having seen numerous postings and advancements from Boy 2nd Class to Petty Officer 1st Class, his main wartime appointment afloat was with H.M.S Wahine from 22 July 1916. Having served off Gallipoli, she was refitted for minelaying duties and by war's end had completed a quit...

(x) A Great War D.S.M. group of three awarded to Chief Stoker H. C. Tibble, Royal Navy, a long-served submariner decorated for his part in J5 during Operation 'BB', the daring plan to 'flush out' enemy submarines near their bases, his sub had previously had the fortune to escape a 'blue-on-blue' torpedo from Captain Naismith, later of V.C. fame, during the Cuxhaven Raid on Christmas Day 1914Distinguished Service Medal, G.V.R. (278813. H. C. Tibble, Sto. P.O. Submarine Service 1917.); British War Medal (278813 H. C. Tibble. Ch. Sto. R.N.); Naval L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (278813. H. C. Tibble, Ch. St...

(x) A Great War D.S.M. awarded to Deck Hand A. Reilly, Royal Naval Reserve, for services in action with enemy submarines in the Bristol ChannelDistinguished Service Medal, G.V.R. (S.D.1133 A. Reilly, Dk. Hd. R.N.R. Bristol Channel. 22 Dec. 1917), very fineD.S.M. London Gazette 22 February 1918:'For services in action with enemy submarines'.Possibly awarded for services when S.S. Hunsbrook was torpedoed by U-60 in the Bristol Channel, 15 miles north-east of Trevose Head, Cornwall, on 22 December 1917, the ship being successfully beached with the loss of three lives.Arthur Reilly was born at Wic...

Sold by Order of a Direct Descendent'Earlier in the day in London, Churchill had told the War Cabinet at its morning meeting that he proposed to make a recommendation forthwith to His Majesty for some recognition of the gallant action fought by Commodore Harwood and the Captains of the three ships under his command.Evidently Churchill acted with his usual energy and 'in the dog watches of this evening', Harwood received the Admiralty's signal informing him of the honours bestowed by H.M. the King: for Harwood there was a knighthood and promotion to Rear-Admiral to date from the day of the Batt...

An outstanding Second Word War Coastal Forces' immediate D.S.M. group of four awarded to Leading Seaman E. Fletcher, Royal Navy, who was decorated for his gallantry as a gunner in M.T.B. 43 in a Channel firefight on the night of 3-4 March 1942His skipper, Lieutenant Stewart Gould, D.S.C., was already emerging as one of Coastal Forces' most aggressive flotilla leaders and - just three weeks earlier - had won his second D.S.C. for a brazen daylight attack on the Scharnhorst, Gneisenau and Prinz Eugen during the Channel Dash: on that occasion Fletcher shot down a Me. 109He was subsequently killed...

A fine Second World War Coastal Forces' D.S.M. awarded to Able Seaman R. Allen, Royal Navy, who was decorated for his gallant deeds in M.T.B. 455 during a firefight off the island of Schouwen in the Scheldt on the night of 10-11 May 1944: severely wounded in the throat, he continued to fight his Pom-Pom under a galling fireHe had earlier been awarded a 'mention' for gallant deeds in a hotly contested action on the night of 14-15 February 1944, an action in which four E-Boats were damagedDistinguished Service Medal, G.VI.R. (A.B. R. Allen, C/JX. 316726), engraved naming, upon investiture pin as...

A fine Second World War submariner's D.S.M. group of six awarded to Able Seaman R. Hill, Royal Navy, who lent valuable service in a series of war patrols undertaken by H.M.S. SceptreSaid operations included his clandestine part in Operation "Source" - when Sceptre acted as mother ship to a midget submarine detailed to attack the Scharnhorst - and Operation "Guidance" - the lone attempt by midget submarine X-24 to sink a floating dock in Bergen, NorwayDistinguished Service Medal, G.VI.R. (A.B. R. Hill. D/SSX. 28100); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star, clasp, France and Germany; Pacific Star; Defence...

An exceptional Second World War B.E.M. awarded to Fireman E. E. Harden, Merchant Navy, who somehow survived the loss of three ships:The S.S. Harpasa - bombed and sunk by Japanese aircraft off the east coast of India on 5 April 1942The S.S. Tak Sang - engaged and sunk in a point-blank encounter with a Japanese cruiser on 6 April 1942The S.S. Fort Howe - torpedoed and sunk by the U-410 off Bougie on 1 October 1943British Empire Medal, Civil Division, G.VI.R. (Ernest Edward Harden), officially engraved naming, good very fine, with original pin as wornB.E.M. London Gazette 10 November 1942:'The sh...

An unusual Second World War Coastal Forces' B.E.M. group of six awarded to Petty Officer J. R. Stiff, Royal Navy, who was decorated for his gallant damage control and rescue work when M.T.B. 710 was mined in the Mediterranean in April 1945British Empire Medal, G.VI.R., Military (P.O. John R. Stiff, C/JX. 150937); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star, clasp, France and Germany; Italy Star; War Medal 1939-45; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (JX. 150937 J. R. Stiff, B.E.M., P.O., H.M.S. Delight), mounted as worn, the last with minor official correction to ship, polished, nearly very fine or better (6)D.S....

A rare Second World War B.E.M. awarded to Able Seaman A. Herman, Merchant Navy, an Estonian national who was decorated for his gallant services on the Arctic runBritish Empire Medal, G.VI.R., Civil (Alexander Herman), good very fineAlexander Herman was born at Pernau, Estonia on 5 April 1888 and entered the Merchant Navy in October 1918. He was awarded his B.E.M. in respect of gallant services aboard the S.S. Dan-Y-Bryn during air raids off North Russia in the period January-March 1943; the award was not gazetted as it was issued to a foreign national.The Dan-Y-Bryn commenced her wartime caree...

Board of Trade Medal for Gallantry in Saving Life at Sea, V.R., large, silver (William Tindall, Loss of the Scarborough Life Boat, 2nd Novr. 1861) unmounted, one or two surface knocks, otherwise neearly extremely fine and a rare posthumous award Ex-Robert W. Tilling Collection (Ref. L.S.A.R.S. Journal No. 18, p.30-31).William Tindall of Scarborough was posthumously awarded the Board of Trade Medal for Saving Life at Sea in Silver and the R.N.L.I. Medal in Silver for giving his life in the attempt to rescue the crew of the Scarborough lifeboat Amelia that was dashed against sea wall whilst atte...

An exceptional Crimea 'Thin Red Line' D.C.M. group of three awarded awarded to Private D. McTavish, 93rd Highlanders, a veteran of the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1838Distinguished Conduct Medal, V.R. (Duncan McTavish. 93rd Highlanders); Crimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Balaklava, Sebastopol (Pte. Dunn. McTavish. 93rd Ft.), contemporarily engraved naming; Turkish Crimea, British issue, unnamed as issued, plugged and fitted with replacement Crimea suspension, first with heavy edge knock, contact marks, very fine (3)One of 16 D.C.M.'s awarded to the 93rd Highlanders for the Crimea.D.C.M. recommenda...

(x) An M.S.M. group of three awarded to Battery Sergeant-Major T. Colclough, Royal ArtilleryAfghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Ali Musjid (6428, By. Qr. Mr. Sgt. T. Colclough, F./3, Bde. R.A.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (6428. By. Qr. Mr. Sgt. T. Colclough, 3rd. B. R.A.); Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (B. S. Mjr: T. Colclough, R.A.), test mark to rim not obscuring naming to second, otherwise good very fine (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A rare Order of St. John of Jerusalem Life Saving Medal in Silver to Mr A. H. Stokes, H.M. Inspector of Mines, for gallantry in rescuing a miner who had been entombed for five days and nights in the Black Engine Mine at Eyam, Derbyshire in July 1879Stokes was subsequently awarded an Albert Medal of the First Class for the Baddesley Colliery Disaster, 22 May 1882Order of St. John Lifesaving Medal, 1st type (1874-88), silver (Arthur H. Stokes. 1879), with original black riband, the Badge of the Order, without embellishment, embroidered on the riband in white cotton, in its original Wyon, 287...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantThe superb gold C.B., West Africa operations D.S.O. group of six awarded to Major-General G. F. Browne, Northamptonshire Regiment, who served in the 1887-88 expedition against the Yonnies and was wounded in the costly attack on Tambi in 1892; he later acted as Military Attaché at Pekin from 1896-1903The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion's breast Badge, gold (18 carat) and enamel, hallmarks for London, complete with gold straight suspension and riband buckle; Distinguished Service Order, V.R., gold and enamel, with integral top riba...

'Dr. Moffat reported that he had noticed a certain amount of unrest amongst the people along the roads, and that he had seen parties of Unyoro moving along the hills. An old man of sinister appearance, clothed in a bizarre costume of skins and feathers, with a leather bag full of old teeth and bones, and a horn decorated with rude ornamentation, had been seen prowling about near the fort, and had been recognised as a wizard. A slaughtered bullock and a goat, as well as other articles of witchcraft, had been seen on the road; doubtless these things portended to something, but I did not then tak...

(x) The C.I.E. worn by L. P. Walsh, Indian Civil Service, a well-travelled 'builder of Empire'The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, C.I.E., Companion’s neck Badge, gold and enamel, adapted from the breast Badge, the reverse inscribed 'Langton Prendergast Walsh. Bo. Pol. Service', good very fine, with neck riband as worn and in Garrard case of issueC.I.E. London Gazette 1 January 1890.Langton Prendergast Walsh was born in February 1856 at Baroda, Gujarat, India, the son of Colonel T. Prendergast. Entering the Marine Postal Service in 1873, he transferred to the Bombay Political Service i...

(x) A fine Boer War D.S.O., Great War O.B.E. group of five awarded to Major J. C. Burnett, Royal ArtilleryDistinguished Service Order, V.R., silver-gilt and enamel, with integral top riband bar; The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt (hallmarks for London 1919); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps (Major J. C. Burnett, D.S.O., R.E.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Capt: J. C. Burnett R.G.A.); British War Medal (Major J. C. Burnett.), centres a little depressed to first, ot...

(x) An R.V.M. group of three awarded to Sergeant-Major J. K. Williams, King's Royal Rifle Corps, later Messenger to the Usher of the Black Rod, House of Lords and Resident Superintendent, House of LordsCoronation 1902, bronze; Royal Victorian Medal, E.VII.R., silver; Army L.S. & G.C., V.R. (3456. Cr. Sergt. J. K. Williams, K. Rl. Rif: C.), very fine (3)R.V.M. (Silver) awarded 21 December 1903: Resident Superintendent, House of Lords.John Kemp Williams was born at Poplar, London in 1851. Having served with the Rifle Brigade from 30 October 1869 - 14 March 1886, including service in Afghanistan,...

Sold by the Estate of a Direct DescendentAn impressive C.B., Egypt Operations D.S.O. group of thirteen awarded to Brigadier-General G. R. Cassels, Indian Army, who served in the Sudan and endured a brace of wounds on the North West Frontier of India, one of which was notably covered at length by Winston S. Churchill in The Story of the Malakand Field ForceReturned to the field during the Great War as Commandant of 1/123rd Outram's Rifles, he rose and rising to the command of the 31st Infantry Brigade in Egypt and 20th Infantry Brigade in India.The Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military)...

A fine 1916 D.S.O. group of seven awarded to Colonel W. F. S. Casson, 27th Light Cavalry, Indian Army, who earned no less than four 'mentions' during a distinguished careerDistinguished Service Order, G.V.R.; 1914 Star (Capt. W. F. S. Casson, D.S.O., 27/Cavy.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Maj. W. F. S. Casson.); India General Service 1908-35, 2 clasps, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, Waziristan 1921-24, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Bt. Lt. Col. W. F. S. Cossow, 27 Cavy); Defence Medal 1939-45; Delhi Durbar 1911, third with officially re-impressed naming, note surname spelling a...

An immediate 1918 D.S.O. group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel D. H. McNeile, 19th Lancers (Fane's Horse)Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel, with top riband bar, with pin removed for mounting purposes; India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1908 (Captn. D. H. McNeile, 19th Lancers); 1914 Star (Maj. D. H. McNeile, 19/Lncrs.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves, erased; Delhi Durbar 1911, unnamed as issued, the I.G.S. with light edge knocks, otherwise good very fine (6)D.S.O. London Gazette 4 October 1919 (Egypt):'On the 19th...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendentA Great War O.B.E. group of seven awarded to Major-General H. H. Blake, Royal Army Medical Corps, who having served on the Western Front went on to work closely with Dr Ludwig Guttmann at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, their surgeries revolutionised the treatment of spinal injuries and ultimately led to the foundation of the Paralympic GamesThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1919, on post-1937 riband; 1914-15 Star (Capt. H. H. Blake. R.A.M.C.); British War and Victo...

A Great War O.B.E. group of seven awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel J. A. T. Miller, who initially served with the 14th Hussars and Royal Kent Regiment, before Commanding the 14th/20th Hussars from 1933-37, and the 2nd Royal Gloucestershire Hussars - Royal Armoured Corps (T.A.) during the Second World WarThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer's 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt (Hallmarks for London 1919); 1914-15 Star (Lieut: J. A. T. Miller. 14/Hrs:); British War and Victory Medals with M.I.D. oak leaf (Capt. J. A. T. Miller.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45;...

(x) A Great War M.B.E. group of four to Major T. Cokayne, Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, late Rifle Brigade, who served as a Musketry Staff Officer in Northern Command during the Great War and latterly as a Weapons Training Advisor at G.H.Q. of the Army of the Black Sea at ConstantinoplePlaced on the Retired List in April 1920, he nonetheless served as Officer Commanding 'C' Company of the 14th (Derbyshire) Battalion, Home Guard, during the Second World War, an impressive feat for the holder of an Edwardian L.S. & G.C. MedalThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Milita...

A Great War 1918 'Western Front' M.C. attributed to 2nd Lieutenant F. Clarke, 12th Battalion, Tank CorpsMilitary Cross, G.V.R., reverse contemporarily engraved '2nd Lt. F. Clarke. Tank Corps. 1918.', good very fine, in case of issue and with the Investiture Booklet, Birmingham, 14 January 1920, annotated in ink and a Tank Corps cap badgeM.C. London Gazette 15 February 1919:'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in the Operations on 8 October 1918, east of La Targettes-Esnes Road.Immediately after the assault and capture of the objective of the 2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade,...

A Great War Egypt operations M.C. group of four awarded to Captain P. J. W. McClenaghan, Indian Army, who was tragically murdered by a Sepoy of his own Regiment in 1930 at LahoreMilitary Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued, with its named case of issue; British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. P. J. W. McClenaghan); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1921-24 (Capt. P. J. W. McClenaghan, 4-8 Punjab R.), mounted as worn, together with official duplicate issue British War and Victory Medals (2-Lt. P. J. W. MacClenaghan), the second and third with official corrections, very fine and bet...

An 1914 D.C.M. group of four to Corporal T. Tinker, Lancashire Fusiliers, who received his medal from King George V in Northern France for gallant conduct on the Aisne when he rescued several wounded comrades under heavy fire. He was later wounded and taken Prisoner of War on the opening day of the Third Battle of the ScarpeDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (552 Pte. T. Tinker. 2/Lanc: Fus:); 1914 Star, copy clasp (552 Pte. T. Tinker. 2/Lan: Fus.); British War and Victory Medals, copy M.I.D. oak leaves (552 Cpl. T. Tinker. Lan. Fus.), good very fine (4)D.C.M. London Gazette 17 December 1914....

Sold by Order of a Direct Descendant:A fine 'V.C. Action' 1915 D.C.M. and Russian Medal of the Order of St. George group of four awarded to Sergeant J. W. Duffy, Royal Engineers, who led a small bombing party at Spanbroek Molen - despite heavy casualties, the Royal Engineers held on against determined enemy counter-attacks at the point of bayonet for over two hoursDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (8690 L.Cpl. J. W. Duffy. 56/Co. R.E.); 1914 Star (8690 Sapr. J. W. Duffy. R.E.); Victory Medal (8690 A. Sjt. J. W. Duffy. R.E.); Russia, Imperial, Medal of the Order of St. George, 3rd Class, offi...

(x) A fine Battle of Frezenberg Ridge 1915 D.C.M. awarded to Private J. Logue, Northumberland Fusiliers, he would be tragically killed in action at the Battle of Bellewaarde just 16 days laterDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (3245 Pte. J. Logue. 2/North'ld Fus:), traces of lacquer, very fineD.C.M. London Gazette 5 August 1915:'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on the 8th May 1915, at Ypres, when he went from his trench to a support trench, 40 yards in the rear, over open ground and under a very heavy fire, borrowed a machine gun from another Regiment, and took it back to his tr...

A Great War Battle of the Somme M.M. awarded to Sergeant R. Bolton, 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, who subsequently added a BarMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (17222 Sjt. R. Bolton, 8/E. York R.), edge bruising and polished, nearly very fineM.M. London Gazette 21 October 1916.[Second Award Bar to M.M.] London Gazette 21 December 1916.Richard Bolton arrived in France as a Lance-Corporal in the East Yorkshire Regiment in early October 1915.Subsequently advanced to Sergeant, he was awarded the M.M. and Bar for his bravery in the 8th Battalion in 1916: both awards undoubtedly stemmed from the Batt...

(x) A Great War M.M. awarded to Private J. Emmett, Labour Corps, late Hampshire RegimentMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (107519 Pte. J. Emmett 180/Coy: Lab: C), extremely fineM.M. London Gazette 20 August 1919.James Emmett was a native of St. Austell, Cornwall and served initially with the Hampshire Regiment before transferring to the 180th Company, Labour Corps. (Entitled to British War and Victory Medal Pair)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A Great War M.M. group of four awarded to Lance-Corporal W. C. Cole, King's Shropshire Light InfantryMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (28263 Pte. - L. Cpl. W. C. Cole, 1/Shrops. L.I.); 1914-15 Star (T4-056528 Pte. W. C. Cole, A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (T4-056528 Pte. W. C. Cole, A.S.C.), contact marks and polished, thus fine or better (4)M.M. London Gazette 17 June 1919.William Charles Cole, a native of Andover, entered the Egypt theatre of war as a Private in the Army Service Corps in April 1915. Having then transferred to the Cheshire Regiment, and thence to the King's Shropshire Light I...

A rare Great War East Africa operations M.M. awarded to Private Morogo Arap Chemwok, 4th King's African RiflesMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (10052 Pte. Morogo Arap Chemwok, 3 / 4 K.A.R.), good very fineM.M. London Gazette 2 April 1918.Morogo Arap Chemwok was awarded his M.M. in respect of gallant deeds in the 3rd Battalion, 4th K.A.R., in an action fought at Massassi Road, Mremba on 28 October 1917 (EAGRO 1192 of 26 November 1917, refers). A total of five soldiers of his unit received the same distinction in the period 1916-19, as did just 178 African soldiers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. F...

An M.S.M. group of seven awarded to Warrant Officer Class I D. Kirkwell, Royal Army Service Corps, late Royal FusiliersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, Cape Colony, Relief of Ladysmith (7440 Pte. D. Kirkwell, 2nd Rl: Fus:); 1914-15 Star (S-18032 S. Q. M. Sjt. - A. S. S. Mjr. - D. Kirkwell. A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (S-18032 T. W. O. Cl. 1. D. Kirkwell. A.S.C.); Coronation 1902, bronze; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (18032 Sjt: D. Kirkwell. A.S.C.); Meritorious Service Medal, G.VI.R. (18032 W. O. Cl. 1. D. Kirkwell R.A.S.C.), mounted as worn in this order, the last with name and unit of...

A Great War M.S.M. group of six awarded to Divisional Commandant H. Stonex, Special Constabulary, late Sergeant, Manchester Regiment1914-15 Star (2360 Pte. H. Stonex. Manch. R.); British War and Victory Medals (2360 Sjt. H. Stonex. Manch. R.); Defence Medal 1939-45; Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (200562 Sjt: H. Stonex. 5/Manch: R.); Special Constabulary Faithful Service Medal, G.VI.R. (Div. Comdt. Henry Stonex), very fine (6)M.S.M. London Gazette 18 January 1919Henry Stonex served in Egypt from 25 September 1914 and was awarded the M.S.M. whilst serving with the 5th Battalion, before forgi...

(x) A fine M.S.M. and Long Service group of seven awarded to Regimental Sergeant-Major W. H. Slater, Rifle Brigade, late London RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (48014 Pte. W. H. Slater, Rif. Brig.); France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., crowned bust (6906352 C. Sjt. W. H. Slater, Rif. Brig.); Meritorious Service Medal, G.VI.R. (6906352 W.O. Cl. 1. W. H. Slater, Rifle Bde.), the Great War awards nearly very fine, the remainder rather better (7)William Henry Slater was born at St. George's East, London, on 22 February 1898, the son of Eliza and...

(x) A Great War M.S.M. awarded to Acting Sergeant H. Littlewood, Royal Army Veterinary Corps, late 7th Dragoon GuardsMeritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (Reg-706 Pte. A. Sjt: - H. Littlewood. R.A.V.C.), contact marks and some edge wear, nearly very fineM.S.M. London Gazette 18 January 1919.Herbert Littlewood was a native of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk and served initially in France with the 7th Dragoon Guards from 15 August 1914. He subsequently transferred to the Royal Army Veterinary Corps and served with 30th Mobile Section.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Bu...

A post-War Mesopotamia M.S.M. group of five awarded to Staff Sergeant F. G. Sole, Supply and Transport Corps, late Indian Army Supply Column, Royal Field Artillery and Royal Horse Artillery1914-15 Star (24915 S. Sjt. F. G. Sole, R.H.A.); British War and Victory Medals (24915 S. Sjt. F. G. Sole. R.A.); General Service Medal 1918-62, 1 clasp, Iraq (24915 S-Sjt. F. G. Sole. S & T. Corps.); Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (1038300 S. Sjt. F. G. Sole. R.A.); Army L.S. & G.C. Medal, G.V.R. (1038300 S. Sjt. F. P. Sole. R.H.A.), note initial to last, very fine (5)M.S.M. London Gazette 9 S...

(x) The group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Percy Rothera, Deputy Chairman of the South Indian Railway at Madras, and Director of East Indian DistilleriesKnight Bachelor's Badge, 2nd type breast badge, silver-gilt and enamel, hallmarks for London 1926; The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer's 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1919; British War and Victory Medals, with copy M.I.D. oak leaves; General Service Medal 1918-62, 1 clasp, Iraq (Lt. Col. P. Rothera); Jubilee 1935, the group court mounted, the third and fourth erased,...

Sold by a direct descendantFamily group:Three: Colour-Sergeant E. W. Baker, Simla Volunteer RiflesImperial Service Medal, E.VII.R., 1st type, star-shaped, unnamed as issued; Delhi Durbar 1911, unnamed as issued; Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, E.VII.R. (Colour Sergt E W Baker Simla Voltr Rfls), mounted in ordinary style as worn, nearly extremely fine (3)Four: Attributed to Harold Bolton M.B.E.The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.), Civil Division, 1st type, Member's breast Badge, hallmarks for Sebastian Garrard, London 1933; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Belgium, Kingdom,...

An Order of St. John group of six to District Superintendent G. Goulburn, St. John Ambulance Brigade, late Royal Army Medical CorpsThe Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Serving Brother's badge, circular type, silver and enamel, unnamed as issued; 1914-15 Star (61364. Pte. G. Goulburn. R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medals (61364 Pte. G. Goulburn. R.A.M.C.); Defence Medal 1939-45; St. John Service Medal, 6 clasps (18594. D/Supt. G. Golborne. Middleton Dvn. 1938.), note variations in surname spelling, contact marks and wear thus nearly very fine (6)George Goulburn served in Egypt from 4 August...

A scarce Waziristan I.D.S.M. awarded to Jemadar Labhu Ram, 2/30th PunjabisIndian Distinguished Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (Jemdr. Labhu Ram, 2/30/Pjbs.) lacking top suspension brooch, good very fineI.D.S.M. G.G.O. 1035 of 1921 (Waziristan). One of five awards to the regiment for this theatre of war.The 2nd Battalion, 30th Punjabis was founded at Lahore on 28 December 1917 and was composed of 4 Companies, two made up of Punjabi Muslims, with the other made up of Sikhs and Dogras. The Battalion saw action during the Great War in the Palestine Campaign, notably at the Battle of Megiddo. Hav...

The important archive and replica V.C. group of seven worn by Major R. Wakeford, The Hampshire Regiment, who aged 22 and accompanied by his orderly and armed only with a revolver, advanced and killed a number of enemy from the German 1st Parachute Division, and 'bagged' over 20 prisoners when the Company came forwardVictoria Cross, a quality tailor's copy (Captain Richard Wakeford 2/4th Bn The Hampshire Regt 13th May 1944); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, copy clasp, 1st Army; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, M.I.D. oak leaf; Coronation 1953, as worn, very fine (7)V.C. London Gazette 11...

The exceptional North West Europe Immediate D.C.M. group of five awarded to Corporal B. J. Shaw, Essex Regiment and 2nd Special Air Service Regiment, a confirmed member of 'Frankforce', who rallied his platoon despite a trio of enemy counter attacks, driving off three Armoured Cars with grenades alone when his position was all but overrunDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.VI.R. (14586565 A. Cpl. B. J. Shaw. Essex. R.); 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; War Medal 1939-45; France, Croix de Guerre, reverse undated, as manufactured in the U.K. for the Free French Government, good very fine (5)D.C...

The historic Second World War 'Immediate' M.M. and French Croix de Guerre group of four awarded to Fusilier J. Worsley, Lancashire Fusiliers, who received the very first Military Medal of the entire the war - having graced the front cover of The War Illustrated, Worsley would be tragically killed in action in a little over a month after his awardMilitary Medal, G.VI.R. (3446868 Fsr. J. Worsley. Lan. Fus.); 1939-1945 Star; War Medal; France, Croix de Guerre 1939-1945, reverse dated '1939', good very fineM.M. London Gazette 19 April 1940. The recommendation for an Immediate award states:'On 19th...

(x) A fine 1940 'London Blitz' George Medal awarded to Skilled Member G. Cox, Air Raid Precautions (Rescue Party), for his gallant part in five rescues in Finsbury Park in the space of the first eight weeks of the BlitzGeorge Medal, G.VI.R. (George Cox), contact marks, very fineG.M. London Gazette 25 April 1941:'On many occasions Cox has been responsible for the rescue of casualties trapped in demolished buildings. He has risked his life repeatedly when tunnelling beneath debris and on one occasion, after effecting the release of four people buried in a basement, was himself trapped and injure...

A good Second World War mine disposal B.E.M. group of six awarded to Sergeant A. E. Bond-Roose, Royal Engineers, who personally accounted for 600 mines at the Northam Burrows minefield, Devon with No. 508 Field Park SquadronBritish Empire Medal, (Military) G.VI.R., 1st issue (2070163 Sgt. Arthur E. Bond-Roose, R.E.), officially engraved naming upon a pre-prepared ground; 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., 2nd issue, Territorial (2070163 Sgt. A. E. Bond-Roose. B.E.M. R.E.), very fine (6)B.E.M. London Gazette 26 February 1943:‘In rec...

A fine Second World War 'G.C. action' B.E.M. pair awarded to War Reserve Constable R. V. 'Sandy' Holyhead, 'B' (Chelsea) Division, Metropolitan Police, for his gallantry in the following a devastating flying bomb attack on the King's Road, Chelsea, 23 February 1944British Empire Medal (Civil) G.VI.R (Rodney Victor Holyhead); Defence Medal 1939-45, good very fine, with original investiture pin and riband for the B.E.M. (2)1 G.C., 1 M.B.E., 2 G.M.'s and 4 B.E.M.'s (Civil) awarded for this action.B.E.M. London Gazette 30 May 1944. Jointly with Sub-Divisional Inspector William James Tribe, 'B' Div...

(x) An M.S.M. group of eight awarded to Staff-Sergeant Warrant Officer Class II W. A. Benham, Royal Engineers, late Royal Army Service Corps1939-45 Star; Africa Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., Regular Army (29519 S. Sjt. W. A. Benham. R.E.); Meritorious Service Medal, G.VI.R. (29519 S. Sjt. W.O. Cl. 2. W. A. Benham, R.E.); Romania, Kingdom, Medal for Hardihood and Loyalty, 2nd Class with swords, silvered bronze, very fine and better (8)Romanian Medal for Hardihood and Loyalty London Gazette3 December 1920.Walter Arthur Benham was a nati...

The unique King David Hotel Bomb George Medal group of four awarded to Sergeant E. A. 'Ted' Smith, Palestine Police, it was he who rushed to the scene of the attack immediately after the bomb exploded, rescuing 3 trapped soldiers after 6 hours of relentless, dangerous tunelling work - his rescues ammounted to half of those who were saved in the aftermathGeorge Medal, G.VI.R. (Sgt. Edward S. [sic] Smith, Palestine Police); General Service 1918-62, G.VI.R., 2 clasps, Palestine, Palestine 1945-48 (1316 Const. E. A. Smith. Pal. Police); Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted as originally worn, g...

(x) The D.B.E. set of Insignia worn by Dame C. Fulford, London County Council, Conservative Member for Chelsea, 1934-52The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, D.B.E. (Civil) Dame Commander’s 2nd type set of insignia, comprising shoulder Badge, silver-gilt and enamel, on lady’s bow riband; Star, silver-gilt and enamel, extremely fine, in its Garrard, London, case of issue (2)D.B.E. London Gazette 1 June 1953:'For political and public services in London.'Catherine Fulford devoted 27 years of her life to public service on the Education Committee of the London County Council and served thr...

(x) A 1970 B.E.M. pair awarded to Captain E. McColl, The Parachute RegimentBritish Empire Medal, E.II.R. (22454190 S/Sgt. Edward McColl, Para), impressed naming upon a pre-prepared ground; Efficiency Medal, Territorial, with Second Award Bar, E.II.R. (22454190 Sgt. E. McColl. Para.), mounted court-style as worn, very fine, together with the recipient's pair of mounted miniature dress medals (4)B.E.M. London Gazette 1 January 1970. The original recommendation states:'Staff Sergeant McColl served in the Regular Army from 1951 to 1953, initially in the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) and later, hav...

The unique and outstanding post-war M.B.E., Second World War North-West Europe operations immediate M.M., 'Japan B.E.M.' group of twelve awarded to Major (Q.M.) A. P. 'Bobby' Joyce, Welsh GuardsIn a remarkable career - spanning active service in Normandy in 1944 to Northern Ireland in the 1970s, the whole with the Welsh Guards - he first came to prominence for his M.M.-winning deeds in March 1945, deeds that reached a wider audience on the front and back pages of The Victor some 30 years later: the comic's colourful depiction of his gallant actions included a scene of him lobbing a grenade int...

An 'AFCENT Group' M.B.E. group of four awarded to Captain F. E. J. Bartlett, Royal EngineersThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (19190824 Sgt F E J Bartlett RE R); General Service 1962-2007, 2 clasps, Radfan, South Arabia (9190824 Sgt F E J Bartlett RE R); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2nd issue, Regular Army (Lt F E J Bartlett RE R), mounted court-style as worn, toned, good very fineM.B.E. London Gazette 16 June 1979:'Captain Bartlett has performed his duties in the AFCENT Support Group...

The landmark posthumous George Medal awarded to Sergeant D. J. 'Aaron' Garside, 10th (Volunteer) Battalion, Parachute Regiment, who made the ultimate sacrifice in saving the life of a recruit under his supervision during a live grenade practice in July 1979 - it was the first such occasion a posthumous George Medal was awardedGeorge Medal, E.II.R. (23913522 Sgt. David J. Garside, Para.), housed in its fitted Royal Mint case of issue, extremely fineThe first posthumous award of the George Medal following the amendment of the Royal Warrant in 1977.G.M. London Gazette 25 March 1980. The original...

(x) A particularly fine Second World War C.B.E., Great War pilot’s M.C. group of eleven awarded to Air Commodore H. J. F. Hunter, Royal Air Force, late Rifle Brigade and Royal Flying Corps, who, having been wounded as a young infantry officer in France in 1915, transferred to the R.F.C., won the M.C. for numerous missions flown over the Somme in 1916, commanded No. 9 Squadron in the Ypres salient in 1917 and No. 42 Squadron from the “German Spring Offensive” until the War’s end: very much a C.O. who led from the front, he was however unable to turn the tide of war as A.O.C. (Bombers) in the fa...

The outstanding Second World War pathfinder's immediate D.S.O., D.F.C. and Bar group of eight awarded to Wing Commander D. A. Cracknell, Royal Air Force Volunteer ReserveA three-tour pilot of exceptional ability, he amassed a tally of at least 75 operational sorties, latterly as a highly distinguished Squadron C.O. and Master Bomber in the Path Finder ForceDistinguished Service Order, G.VI.R., silver-gilt and enamel, the reverse of the suspension bar officially dated '1945'; Distinguished Flying Cross, G.VI.R., with Second Award Bar, the reverse of the Cross officially dated '1943' and the rev...

'At 0130 hours when over Weert at 15,000 feet, we saw a Ju. 88 600 feet away and 100 feet above, flying starboard to port. As he crossed, we turned into him and gave a 2 to 3 seconds burst of cannon and m.g., with 20 degrees deflection, closing from 400 feet to 200 feet. There were strikes all over the E/A's portside and he peeled off to port with flames spreading as he went down in a vertical dive to explode as he struck the ground. There had been no return fire. We orbited for a while as the E./A. burnt, and then returned … 'Job done; another victory for the partnership of 'Winnie' Winn and...

(x) 'Squadron Leader W. P. Sutcliffe, D.F.C., with three other pilots and their crews, returned from their flight to France the previous day, when they escorted and navigated fighters. Charlie Breese, Attie Atkinson, Joe Hunt and Philip Sutcliffe stood before Paddy Bandon as he said, "We're now 82 Squadron. Yes, just us."Philip Sutcliffe recalls:When I returned to our base airfield, I was sent for by the Squadron Commander, Wing Commander the Earl of Bandon, who told me that of twelve Blenheims of 'B' Flight led by Mike Delap, no fewer than eleven had been shot down by A.A. and fighters over B...

(x) 'Right now I can't think of anything else to say except that I love you. So cheerio darling, all my love, Dan.'The last letter written by Flying Officer W. S. 'Dan' Donovan, D.F.M., as sent to his wife less than a week before his death.A superbly documented and deeply poignant Second World War D.F.M. group of five awarded to Flying Officer W. S. 'Dan' Donovan, Royal Air Force Volunteer ReserveDecorated for his gallantry as a pilot in Hampdens of No. 61 Squadron - the antiquated aircraft type better known as 'The Flying Glass House' - he was a veteran of 34 bombing raids. Keen to get back o...

A fine Second World War D.F.M. group of five awarded to Acting Warrant Officer W. Atkins, who flew 29 operational sorties in Halifaxes of No. 578 SquadronMost memorable of those sorties was a trip to Hanover in early January 1945, when his aircraft was severely damaged in a mid-air collision on returning from the target: displaying great calm - and even cheerfulness - as it plunged several thousand feet, he was one of the last to bale-out, delivering a sharp kick to the backside of his nervous Wireless Operator as he dithered at the escape hatchDistinguished Flying Medal, G.VI.R. (1238624 Sgt....

A 1944 Coastal Command D.F.M. award to Pilot Officer H. G. Chuck, No. 221 Squadron, Royal Air ForceDistinguished Flying Medal, G.VI.R. (1376071 Sgt H G Chuck RAFVR), an official replacement marked 'R', nearly extremely fineD.F.M. London Gazette 20 June 1944. The original recommendation states:'On 30th March, 1943, Sergeant Chuck had completed a total of 312 hours operational flying involving 38 sorties, 15 of which have been made from Malta, totalling 145 hours operational flying. On 23rd January, 1943, as a result of his excellent work, an enemy convoy consisting of a merchant vessel and one...

An unusual post-war C.B., C.B.E. group of seven awarded to Air Vice-Marshal F. G. S. Mitchell, Royal Air ForceHaving won entitlement to the rare 'Waziristan 1925' clasp for his services as a Flying Officer in No. 27 Squadron's D.H. 9As, Mitchell attained senior rank as a trail-blazing Armaments OfficerAmong other notable achievements, he was sent to Japan in 1946 to inspect and report upon the effects of the Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and duly co-authored his mission's official report for the Home Office and Air Ministry. Later still, he proved instrumental in developing th...

Sold by Order of a Direct Descendent'The U-boat was firing away merrily and must have upset the aircraft's aim somewhat. The C.O. [Spotswood] asked, "How do I attack this thing?""Aim in front of the conning tower and go across it 30 degrees so as to straddle it."I, meantime armed myself with an F.4 camera ready to take the U-boat picture of the year - if my hands would keep steady.The gunner manning the U-boat's aft gun was a blond, and his gunnery was very accurate. Steams of tracer came whistling at us and I yelled "Use the front guns.""Not close enough," said the C.O.Just then the rear gunn...

The mounted group of eleven miniature dress medals worn by Captain G. B. Villiers, Royal NavyThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, mounted upon post-1937 type riband; 1914-15 Star; British War Medal, with 4 'Spink Royal Navy' clasps, North Sea 1914, Narrow Seas 1915, North Sea 1916, North Sea 1917; Victory Medal; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals; France, Legion of Honour, silver and enamel; Italy, Order of the Crown of Italy, with rosette upon riband, mounted as worn, the O.B.E....

Sold by the Estate of a Direct DescendentThe mounted group of twelve miniature dress medals worn by Brigadier-General G. R. Cassels, Indian ArmyThe Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) badge, silver-gilt and enamel; Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel; Queen's Sudan 1896-98; India General Service 1895-1902, 3 clasps, Waziristan 1901-2, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Malakand; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Coronation 1935; Jubilee 1937; Egypt, Kingdom, Order of the Nile, Badge, with rosette upon riband; France, Croix de Guerre, wi...

(x) The mounted group of thirteen miniature dress medals worn by Major-General Sir P. C. B. Skinner, K.B.E., C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., Northamptonshire RegimentThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Badge, gold and enamel; The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R.; East and West Africa 1887-1900, 1 clasp, 1897-98; Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Orange Free State, Transvaal; King's South Africa 1901-02,...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendentA mounted group of seven miniature dress medals worn by Major-General H. H. Blake, Royal Army Medical Corps, who having served on the Western Front went on to work closely with Dr Ludwig Guttmann at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, their surgeries revolutionised the treatment of spinal injuries and ultimately led to the foundation of the Paralympic GamesThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1919, on post-1937 riband; 1914 Star [sic]; British War and Victory Medals, with...

The mounted group of five miniature dress medals attributed to Mrs V. V. Boulnois, Voluntary Aid DetatchmentThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, 2nd Type (Civil) Member's Badge; British War and Victory Medals; Defence Medal 1939-45; Voluntary Medical Service Medal, mounted as worn, good very fine (5)O.B.E. London Gazette 15 June 1974:'For Services to the Victoria League for Commonwealth Friendship.'Violet Vansittart Boulnois was born in April 1896 and joined No. 6 Detatchment (Worcestershire) Voluntary Aid Detatchment on 19 October 1917. She served overseas from December 1917-August...

(x) The mounted group of miniature dress medals worn by Major T. Cokayne, Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, late Rifle Brigade, who served as Musketry Staff Officer, Northern Command during the Great WarThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member's 2nd type breast badge, silver-gilt; British War Medal 1914-20; Defence Medal 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R., nearly extremely fine (4)Sold with full-size riband bar with wearing pin, a School of Musketry other ranks cap badge, a Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regimental bi-metal cap badge, two green gorget tabs a...

The M.C. and Two Bars mounted group of seven miniature dress medals worn by Major C. H. Atkinson, Royal Army Medical Corps, late Royal Field ArtilleryMilitary Cross, G.V.R., with Second and Third Award Bars; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, reverse of B.W.M. stamped 'STERLING'; 1939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Special Constabulary Medal, G.VI.R., mounted as worn, good very fine and rare (11)Just 170 M.C.'s with Second and Third Award Bars issued in the Great War.M.C. London Gazette 14 August 1917:'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when under heavy shell fire with his...

(x) The mounted group of seven miniature dress medals named to and worn by Station & Rescue Officer W. 'Bill' Mosedale, Birmingham Fire Brigade, who was awarded the George Cross for gallantry on 12 December 1940George Cross, silver, the reverse contemporarily attractively engraved 'William Mosedale. Fire Brigade, Birmingham. 28th March 1941.'; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Coronation 1911; Jubilee 1953; Birmingham Fire Brigade Long Service Medal, 2 clasps, 20 Years, 5 Years, Association of Professional Fire Brigade Officers Long Service Medal, mounted as worn, pin present back detatched, goo...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendentThe mounted group of thirteen miniature dress medals worn by Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir D. F. Spotswood, Royal Air ForceThe Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Military Division Badge, silver-gilt, and enamel; The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Military Division 2nd type badge, silver-gilt and enamel; Distinguished Service Order, G.VI.R., silver-gilt and enamel; Distinguished Flying Cross, G.VI.R.; 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star, clasp, N. Africa 1942-43; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. Oak Leaf; Jubilee...

(x) The mounted group of ten miniature dress medals worn by Air Commodore W. P. Sutcliffe, C.B., D.F.C., Royal Air ForceThe Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.), Military Division; Distinguished Flying Cross, G.VI.R.; 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star, clasp, France and Germany; Africa Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, M.I.D. oak leaf; Coronation 1953; United States of America, Legion of Merit, Officer's badge, gilt and enamel, generally very fine and better (10)Please see Lot 583 for the recipient's full-size awards and related biographical footnote.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer P...

Family group:An important mounted group of three miniature dress medals worn by Garrison Sergeant-Major H. E. Gallagher, 24th Foot (South Wales Borderers), who commanded the South Barricade at Rorke's Drift and was the second-most senior N.C.O. present on that famous occasionSouth Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1877-8-9; India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1887-9; Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., mounted upon their original wearing pin, good very fine, together with an old length of silk riband for the South Africa 1877-79 MedalThe mounted group of five miniature dress medals worn by Tra...

Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal, Wittebergen; King's South Africa 1901-1902, 2 clasps; Meritorious Service Medal, G.VI.R.; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., good very fine, mounted court-style for wear (4)Provenance:Ex-Irvin Mortenson Collection.George Weaver was born at Yalding, near Maidstone in Kent in 1873. He attested for the 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards at Chatham on 15 May 1891, rising to Lance Corporal on 26 October 1892 and Sergeant on 20 July 1898. On 15 March 1898 he extended his service to 12 years with the Colours, receiving a bounty of £2. He married Jessi...

The mounted miniature dress Medal worn by Captain G. R. Barton, Cheshire RegimentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, mounted as worn by Spink & Son, extremely fineFor the recipient's full-size awards and a biographical entry, please see Lot 662.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The mounted pair of miniature dress medals worn by Captain F. H. Barton, 2nd (King Edward's Own) Gurkha Rifles, late Bedfordshire RegimentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal; King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902, mounted as worn, good very fine (2)For the recipient's full-size awards and a biographical entry, please see Lot 661.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The mounted group of three miniature dress medals named to 2nd Lieutenant T. H. Ruther, South Wales Borderers1914-15 Star (M2-150185 Pte. T. H. Ruther A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. T. H. Ruther.), mounted as worn, the retaining pin removed, good very fine and scarce in this detail (3)Tom H. Ruther served on the Western Front from 18 December 1915 as a Private in the Royal Army Service Corps before being commissioned into the South Wales Borderers; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An interesting mounted group of three miniature dress medals worn by French Agent G. H. Bué (Bar), French ResistanceBritish War Medal; France, Legion of Honour; Poland, Order of Polonia Restituta; France, Order of Academic Palms, mounted as worn by Spink & Son, good very fine and a most unusual combination (4)George Henri Bué (Bar) was born in 1843, the son of Jules Bué. A prolific schoolmaster he was Professor of French and German at St. Andrew's, Bradfield, 1864-75, Senior French Master at Merchant Taylor's, 1875-90 and later Christ's Hospital, Horsham, being appointed in 1890. Besides his t...

The mounted group of three miniature dress medals worn by Captain G. P. Woodbine, Royal Army Service CorpsDefence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine, mounted as worn, good very fine (3)W. S. Woodbine lived in Guernsey and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 4 May 1940 and promoted Lieutenant on 4 November 1941; sold with attribution note related to the sale of the recipient's full-size awards in 2009, when these were acquired.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The mounted group of three miniature dress medals worn by Major J. McCabe, Royal MarinesGeneral Service 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland; Gulf 1990-91, no clasp; South Africa, Unitas Medal 1994, bronze, mounted as worn, good very fine and a rare combination (3)J. McCabe was appointed 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Marines on 1 September 1974 (Queen’s University Belfast), was promoted Lieutenant, September 1978, Captain, March 1985 and Major, December 1993. The Unitas Medal was awarded to South African Forces and a small number of the British Military Advisory Training Team involved in overseeing South A...

Sold by a direct descendantFamily group:Three: Colour-Sergeant E. W. Baker, Simla Volunteer RiflesImperial Service Medal, E.VII.R., 1st type, star-shaped, unnamed as issued; Delhi Durbar 1911, unnamed as issued; Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, E.VII.R. (Colour Sergt E W Baker Simla Voltr Rfls), mounted in ordinary style as worn, nearly extremely fine (3)Four: Attributed to Harold Bolton M.B.E.The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.), Civil Division, 1st type, Member's breast Badge; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Belgium, Kingdom, King Albert Medal 1914-1918, unnamed as issue...

(x) An unattributed mounted group of eight miniature dress medalsKnight Bachelor's Badge, silver-gilt; Distinguished Service Order, G.VI.R., with Second Award Bar; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 8th Army; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Territorial Efficiency Decoration G.V.R., with Second and Third Award Bars, both E.II.R., mounted court-style as worn by Spink & Son, St. James's, very fine (8)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed Great War O.B.E., M.C. group of six mounted miniature dress medalsThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, 1st Type (Military) Officer's Badge; Military Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves; Italy, Kingdom, War Cross, mounted as worn by Spink & Son, good very fine (6)Sold with copied research providing 3 possible recipients of this combination. The most likely recipient appears to be Major B. H. Potter, Royal Artillery.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed Great War O.B.E. group of five mounted miniature dress medalsThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, 1st Type Officer's Badge; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaves; Italy, Kingdom, Order of the Crown, silver-gilt and enamel, mounted court-style as worn, good very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed Great War M.C., K.P.M. for Gallantry group of eleven mounted miniature dress medalsMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; King's Police Medal for Gallantry, G.V.R.; British War and Victory Medals; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Iraq; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 1st Army; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, G.V.R.; Belgium, Kingdom, Order of Leopold II, mounted as worn, good very fine and an interesting combination (11)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed Great War M.C. and Second Award Bar group of four mounted miniature dress medalsMilitary Cross, G.V.R., with Second Award Bar; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, mounted as worn by Spink & Son, ribands a little frayed, good very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed Great War M.C. group of five mounted miniature dress medalsMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; 1914 Star, clasp; British War & Victory Medals; Belgium, Kingdom, Order of Leopold, Military Division, mounted as worn, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed Great War M.C. group of five mounted miniature dress medalsMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals; India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N. W. Frontier 1919, mounted court-style as worn by Hunt & Roskell, 25 Old Bond Street, good very fine and good quality (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed Second War M.C. group of four mounted miniature dress medalsMilitary Cross, G.VI.R.; 1939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Territorial Efficiency Medal, G.V.R., with Bar, mounted as worn, very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed bronze R.V.M. group of four mounted miniature dress medals1914 Star; British War and Victory Medals; Royal Victorian Medal, bronze issue, G.V.R., mounted as worn, nearly extremely fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed Great War D.C.M., M.M. group of five mounted miniature dress medalsDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R.; Military Medal, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, mounted as worn, good very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed Great War D.C.M. group of seven mounted miniature dress medalsDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R.; Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg; King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902; 1914 Star; British War and Victory Medals; Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R., mounted as worn by Baldwin's, very fine (7)Perhaps the awards of a Thames River Captain.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed M.S.M. mounted group of six miniature dress medals1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals; Meritorious Service Medal, G.VI.R.; Defence Medal 1939-45; Special Constabulary Medal, G.VI.R., mounted as worn, nearly extremely fine (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed group of five mounted miniature dress medals1914 Star; British War and Victory Medals; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Iraq; India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Malabar 1921-22, mounted court-style as worn, polished, nearly very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed pair of mounted miniature dress medalsMercantile Marine War Medal 1914-18 mounted together with an interesting Badge, comprising a shield, with cross of St. George surmounted by a crown, by W. J. Carrow, London, gilt and enamel, mounted as worn, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed group of four mounted miniature dress medals1939-45 Star, clasp, Battle of Britain; Air Crew Europe Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted as worn, of recent manufacture, good very fineAn unattributed group of five mounted miniature dress medals1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star, clasp, Air Crew Europe; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals, mounted as worn, very fine, with RAF sweetheart brooch (9)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed pair of mounted miniature dress medalsWar Medal 1939-45, fashioned from a 1943 sixpence; Territorial Efficiency Decoration, with 'Nigeria 1918' clasp, mounted as worn, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed group of seven mounted miniature dress medalsGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland; South Atlantic 1982, with rosette; U.N. Medal for Cyprus; Gulf 1990-91, 1 clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991; Accumulated Campaign Service 1994; Kuwait, Emirate, Medal for the Liberation of Kuwait 1991; Saudi Arabia, Kingdom, Medal for the Liberation of Kuwait 1991, mounted court-style as worn, good very fine (7)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sutlej 1845-46, 2 finely engraved clasps, Moodkee, Ferozeshuhur, sewn as originally worn upon a silver buckle Hunt & Roskell claw, good very fine and a charming Victorian miniatureSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Baltic 1854-55, mounted upon buckle claw as worn, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Lucknow, mounted upon pin as worn, good very fineSold with an old note with ink annotation giving attribution to Ensign William James Kerr, 79th Foot.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Abor 1911-12, mounted as worn, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Delhi Durbar 1911, 18mm, gold, nearly extremely fine and very rare as a miniatureSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A collection of miniature dress medalsGeorge Cross, G.VI.R., silver; Military Cross, G.V.R., silver; George Medal, G.VI.R.; Air Force Cross, G.VI.R.; Distinguished Flying Cross, E.II.R.; Distinguished Flying Medal, E.II.R.; Air Force Medal, E.II.R.; Distinguished Service Cross, G.VI.R., silver; General Service Medal 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, silver, nearly extremely fine (9)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A selection of miniature dress medalsA selection of miniature dress Orders, Decorations and Medals (26), including Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R.;Military Medal, E.II.R.; and Order of the British Empire, a C.B.E. miniature, generally very fine (26)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Victoria Cross, the reverse of the Cross and suspension bar erased, thin replacement suspension ring, otherwise very fineEx-Fred Rockwood Collection.Sold with a letter from the Royal Armouries, dated 21 August 1987, in which the above Cross is described as dating from the period 1857-90, an observation made possible by extensive metal analysis. A further letter from the Forensic Science consultants D. Manners Associates describes a test carried out on the erased naming of the Cross. This revealed the number '17' on the reverse centre, possibly the remains of a date, as well as the letters...

A superb and dateable Order of the Thistle StarThe Most Ancient and Noble Order of the Thistle, a fine early Victorian breast star by Rundell, Bridge & Co., 1840-42, silver, silver-gilt, gold and enamel, with gold retaining pin, 77mm x 70mm, the reverse centre inscribed 'Rundell Bridge & Co. Jewellers & Goldsmiths To The Queen, H.R.H. The Prince Albert & Royal Family', a superb centre and Thistle, the pin and retaining clip sometime replaced, nonetheless a most rare piece of insigniaRundell, Bridge & Rundell was founded in 1790 and by 1815 was based at 32 Ludgate Hill, but in 1833 changed thei...

(x) The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, K.C.B. (Military) Knight Commander's neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel, minor enamel loss, the bottom-left lion missing part of tail, nearly very fine, with length of riband for wearSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, K.C.B. (Military) Knight Commander's Star, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion's breast Badge by William Neale, 22 carat gold and enamel, hallmarks for London, 1859, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Civil) Companion’s breast Badge, by Garrard, London, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1904, complete with swivel-ring suspension bar and riband buckle, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A Garrard & Co. leather box of issue for a K.C.B. set of Insignia, the catch present but no longer functional, otherwise in good conditionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, G.C.M.G., Knight Grand Cross sash Badge, silver-gilt, gold and enamel, white enamel restored in part, good very fine, with evening sash fitted with button-holes as originally wornAttributed to Al Hajj Sir Farimang Mamadi Singateh (1912-77), the second and last Governor General of the Gambia, 1966-70.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, G.C.M.G., Knight Grand Cross sash Badge, silver-gilt and enamel, the centres in gold and enamel, 117mm including crown suspension x 72mm, minor loss of blue enamel on obverse garter, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, (C.M.G.), Companion’s breast Badge, gold and enamels, with gold swivel-ring bar suspension and riband buckle, some minor enamel chipping to centre, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.), Companion's neck Badge, lacking suspension, the centre a little loose, otherwise good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Royal Victorian Order, Knight Grand Cross (G.C.V.O.) sash Badge, 72mm, silver-gilt and enamel, the reverse officially numbered '1053', some restoration to blue enamel, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Royal Victorian Order, M.V.O., Member's 4th Class breast Badge, silver-gilt and enamel, the reverse officially numbered '1659', nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, K.B.E., Knight Commander’s, Civil Division, 2nd type set of insignia, comprising neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, nearly extremely fine, in damaged Garrard & Co. case of issue and full neck riband (2) Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (D.B.E.), Civil Division, Dame Commander's set of Insignia, 1st type, neck Badge, 80mm including crown suspension x 62mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, 75mm, silver and enamel, nearly extremely fine, fitted with bow and tails riband for wear and sold with a riband bar (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, C.B.E. (Military) Commander’s 1st type neck badge, silver-gilt and enamel, good very fine, with full original neck ribandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Albert Medal, 2nd Class, for Gallantry in Saving Life at Sea, bronze and enamel, the reverse engraved 'Manufactured By Worcestershire Medal Services Ltd. For Display Purposes Only - 2018', extremely fine as struckSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel, with top riband bar, nearly extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Order of British India, 1st Class, 2nd type neck badge, gold and enamel, extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Kaisar-I-Hind, G.V.R., 2nd class, 2nd type, silver, with integral top riband bar, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Military Cross, G.V.R., extremely fine, in case of issueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Military Cross, G.VI.R., the reverse officially dated '1943', good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Air Force Cross, E.II.R., reverse officially dated '1971', unnamed as issued, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Air Force Medal, G.V.R., 'Crowned Head' issue, erased naming, good very fine21 'Crowned Head' G.V.R. Air Force Medals issued.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Conspicuous Gallantry Medal (Flying), an unnamed specimen, nearly extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) King’s Medal for Service in the Cause of Freedom, unnamed as issued, on lady’s bow riband, extremely fine, in its original fitted Royal Mint case of issueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) King's Police Medal, E.VII.R., unnamed, all but mint and a scarce issueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Member's Badge, 45mm, silver (stamped '.925'), the maker's mark 'C & Co' stamped on reverse, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private A. Holmes, 42nd Foot, who was wounded in the head and neck at WaterlooMilitary General Service 1793-1814, 4 clasps, Fuentes d'Onor, Ciudad Rodrigo, Salamanca, Toulouse (Arthur Holmes, 42nd Foot); Waterloo 1815 (Arthur Holmes, 42nd or R.H. Reg. Infantry.), with contemporary silver ring and loop suspension, the latter partially officially corrected, minor edge bruise, very fine, both with silver top riband buckles (2)Arthur Holmes was born at Rosskeen, Ross-shire in 1789. After working as a labourer he enlisted into the 2nd Battalion, 42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot on 6 Feb...

Pair: Colour-Sergeant A. Matthews, Coldstream Guards, a defender of HougoumontWaterloo 1815 (Corp. Andrew Matthews, 2nd Batt. Coldstream Gds.), fitted with contemporary silver bar suspension and ribbon buckle; Army L.S. & G.C., W.IV.R. (A. Matthews, Color Serjt. Coldstream Guards. 1834), fitted with original steel clip and rectangular bar suspension, the first well-worn and pitted, fine, the second good very fine (2)Provenance:Ex-Sir Torquil Mattheson Collection.Andrew Matthews was born in the Parish of Warkworth, Northumberland. Employed as a weaver, he served in the local militia until 8 Dec...

Pair: Lieutenant G. Butcher, 11th Light DragoonsMilitary General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Salamanca (G. Butcher, Serjt. Major, 11th Lt. Dragns.); Waterloo 1815 (Reg. Serj. Maj. G. Butcher, 11th Reg. Light Dragoons), replacement integral straight bar suspension, the first nearly extremely fine, the second with edge bruising and light contact marks, therefore nearly very fine (2)Provenance:A. A. Payne Collection, 1908.Mackenzie Collection, 1934.Baldwin's, February 1954.George Butcher was born at Woodbridge, Suffolk in October 1784. He enlisted into the 11th Light Dragoons at Ipswich on 30 Dec...

(x) The remarkable group of three to Private C. Chapman, 11th Light Dragoons; having acted as Wellington's Orderly at the Battle of Waterloo on 18 June 1815, Chapman was specially chosen by "Old Atty" to be his valet, a role he ably fulfilled until the Duke's death in 1852Fondly remembered by the Wellesley family, he received several 'mentions' in Muriel Wellesley's memoirsMilitary General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Salamanca (Christopher Chapman, 11th Light Dragoons); Waterloo 1815 (Christ. Chapman, 11th Reg. Light Dragoons.), original steel clip and split-ring suspension; Army of India 1799...

Pair: Quartermaster Sergeant Henry Brown, 84th FootMilitary General Service 1793-1814, 2 clasps, Nivelle, Nive (H. Brown, 84th Foot); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 1st type (H. Brown, Qr. Master Serj. 84th Regiment Foot. 1839.), fitted with original steel clip and straight bar suspension, edge nicks, good very fine (2)Provenance:Spink, March 1995.Henry Brown was born in 1789 at Kells, County Meath, Ireland. He attested for the 2nd Battalion, 84th (York and Lancaster) Regiment at Auchnacloy, County Tyrone on 25 August 1808. In July 1809, the Battalion embarked at Harwich for the ill-fated Walcheren E...

Four: Private W. Wilson, 31st Regiment, late 13th RegimentGhuznee 1839, unnamed as issued, fitted with replacement silver bar suspension; Jellalabad 1842, Mural Crown, unnamed as issued, replacement loop and split ring suspension; Cabul 1842 (Wm. Wilson, 31st. Regt.), officially engraved naming, replacement swivel ball and straight bar suspension; Sutlej 1845-46, for Moodkee 1845, 1 clasp, Ferozeshuhur (William Wilson 31st. Regt.), light contact marks and wear, very fine (4)William Wilson was born in 1817 at Birstal, Yorkshire, and attested for the 13th Regiment on 6 March 1835. Serving with t...

Pair: Private A. Milliken, 16th LancersGhuznee 1839, engraved 'No. 625. Adam Milliken. Private.' in upright serif capitals to the edge and 'Queen's XVI Royal Lancers' to reverse field; Sutlej 1845-46, for Aliwal, 1 clasp, Sobraon (Adam Millikin 16th. Lancers), minor edge nicks, otherwise very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Ordinary Seaman J. Hambrook, Royal NavyNaval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Syria (John Hambrook, Ord, H.M.S. Castor); Baltic 1854-55, unnamed as issued; Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (John Hambrook); St Jean d'Acre 1840, bronze, unnamed as issued; Turkish Crimea 1855, British die, with replacement scroll suspenion, the first with late, officially impressed naming, very fine and a rare combination (5)Provenance:Glendining's, 1961.Noted as 'forwarded to party, 20 March 1896.'Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) An impressive 'North-West Frontier' group of four awarded to Major-General C. V. Jenkins, 19th Hussars, late 1st Bengal Native Cavalry, who rode in the daring charge through the Tezeen Valley during General Pollock's march on KabulCabul 1842, unnamed as issued, fitted with original steel clip and replacement straight bar suspension; Maharajpoor Star 1843 (Cornet C. V. Jenkins 1st Regt. Light Cavalry), fitted with original riveted suspension; Sutlej 1845-46, for Aliwal, no clasp (Lieut. C: V: Jenkins 1st Regt. L: C:); Punjab 1848-49, 2 clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat (Lieut. C. V. Jenkins, 1s...

(x) Pair: Assistant Surgeon G. Harper, 13th Bengal Native InfantryCabul 1842 (George Harper. Asst. Surgeon. 64th B.N.I.), naming engraved in serif capitals, fitted with original steel clip and straight bar suspension; Punjab 1848-49, 1 clasp, Goojerat (Asst. Surgn. G. Harper, 13th Bengal N.I.), good very fine (2)Provenance:A. A. Payne Collection, 1911.George Harper was born in June 1810. Appointed an Assistant Surgeon on 23 July 1839, he served with Brigadier Wilde's Brigade at the forcing of the Khyber Pass during the Afghan War of 1841-42, also taking part in General Pollock's advance on Kab...

Three: Private E. Burchell, 31st Foot, late 40th FootMaharajpoor Star 1843 (Private Edward Burchell, H.M. 40th Regt.), fitted with replacement riveted suspension; Sutlej 1845-46, for Moodkee, no clasp (-ard Burchill 31st -); Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (1883 Ed. Burchell, 31st Regt.), engraved naming, suspension claw re-fitted, naming obscured through heavy wear, good fine (3)Edward Burchell served with the 40th Regiment at Maharajpoor on 29 December 1843. Transferred to the 31st Regiment, he was wounded at Moodkee on 18 December 1845, the first major action of the Sutlej campaign.Subj...

(x) Pair: Lieutenant F. V. R. Jervis, 56th Bengal Native Infantry, severely wounded at the Battle of Chilianwala on 13 January 1849Maharajpoor Star 1843 (Ensign F. V. R. Jervis, 56th Regt. Native Infantry), fitted with replacement screw-back and straight bar suspension; Punjab 1848-49, 1 clasp, Chilianwala (Lieut. F. V. R. Jervis, 56th Bengal N.I.), the first good very fine, the second pitted by Star, thus nearly very fine (2)Felix Richard Vincent Jervis was born at Benares, India in 1826, the son of Lieutenant-Colonel John Jervis, 5th Bengal Native Infantry (who died at sea en route to Englan...

(x) Pair: Riding Master R. Crux, 2nd Brigade, Bengal Horse ArtilleryMaharajpoor Star 1843 (Drill Serjt. R. Crux, 2nd Brigade Horse Artillery), fitted with replacement screw-back and straight bar suspension; Punjab 1848-49, 2 clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat (Actg. Qr. Mr. Serjt. R. Crux, 2nd Bde. H. Arty.), attractively toned, light pitting from Star, good very fine (2)Richard Crux was born circa 1815. He enlisted at Westminster on 16 March 1836 for unlimited service in the East India Company's Artillery, joining the H.E.I.C. recruiting depot at Brompton Barracks, Chatham on 23 March 1836. Alloca...

(x) Three: Major-General C. B. Young, Bengal Sappers and Miners, who built the pontoon bridge over the River Chenab in November 1848, enabling Sir Hugh Gough to pursue the Sikhs to ChilianwalaMaharajpoor Star 1843 (1st Lieutenant, C. B. Young Sappers and Miners), fitted with original brass hook but lacking suspension ring; Punjab 1848-49, 2 clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat (Lieut. C. B. Young. Engineers.); India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Pegu (Bt. Captn. C. B. Young. Enginrs.), polished, thus nearly very fine (3)Charles Becher Young was born at Fort William, Calcutta on 18 January 1816, t...

(x) Pair: Captain J. Fraser, 45th Bengal Native InfantrySutlej 1845-46, for Moodkee, 2 clasps, Ferozeshuhur, Sobraon (Lieut. J: Fraser 45th Regt. N: I:); Punjab 1848-49, 2 clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat (Lieut. J. Fraser, 45th Bengal N.I.), the first with claw tightened, light scratches and edge wear, very fine (2)John Fraser was born in June 1822 at the family estate of Balnain, Inverness-shire, the third son of Captain Thomas Fraser, 73rd Foot. Educated at King's College, Aberdeen, and Pension Pernot, Paris, he entered the Bengal Army as a Cadet at Addiscombe, passing his public examination o...

Pair: Private R. Hayes, 79th Foot, late 80th RegimentSutlej 1845-46, for Ferozeshuhur, 1 clasp, Sobraon (Richard Hayes. 88th.(sic) Regt.); Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Lucknow (Rd. Hayes 79th. Highlanders), light edge nicks and contact marks, very fine (2)Richard Hayes was born in 1824 at Lancaster, and attested for the 80th Regiment on 16 December 1842. During his career he served in Australia, India and Burma, being 19 times entered in the defaulter's book, before being discharged on 9 February 1864. In later life, he experienced financial difficulties, requesting an increase in pension....

(x) The important pair to Chief Medical Officer T. E. Dempster, Bengal Horse Artillery, late 47th Bengal Native Infantry; as Medical Officer of the 47th he witnessed the 1824 Barrackpoor Mutiny, writing a fascinating account of the incidentAppointed Superintending Surgeon at the siege of Mooltan in 1848, Dempster was praised in General Whish's report for the efficiency of his field hospital, which saved countless valuable livesTragedy befell this talented and respected physician when, in June 1857, his son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren were murdered by rebel sepoys at CawnporeSutlej 1845-...

(x) A fine Sikh Wars pair awarded to Paymaster E. Lee, 10th Foot, late 40th Foot, severely wounded at Kandahar in January 1842Sutlej 1845-46, for Sobraon, no clasp (Lieut. Edwd. Lee 10th Regt.); Punjab 1848-49, 2 clasps, Mooltan, Goojerat (Paymr. Edwd. Lee. 10th Foot.), light contact marks and edge nicks, very fine (2)Edward Lee was commissioned an Ensign, by purchase, in the 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot on 12 June 1835. He served with the Regiment in Scinde and Afghanistan from February 1839 to November 1842, advancing to Lieutenant on 8 April 1839. Lee was severely wounded at Ka...

(x) Pair: Assistant Surgeon A. Wilson, 5th Bengal CavalryPunjab 1848-49, 1 clasp, Chilianwala (Asst. Surgn. A. St. A. Wilson, M.D. 5th Bengal Cavy.); India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Pegu (Asst. Surgn. A. St. A. Wilson. M.D. 4th Sikh Infy.), good very fine (2)Aylmer St. Aubyn Wilson was born in June 1825 in the parish of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London, the son of Robert Aylmer M.D. Qualifying as a Doctor of Medicine at Edinburgh University in 1847, he was nominated an Assistant Surgeon for the Bengal Army by William Butterworth Bailey, one of the East India Company's Directors, in Aug...

(x) Pair: Lieutenant-General C. T. Stewart, Bengal Sappers and MinersPunjab 1848-49, 1 clasp, Mooltan (2nd Lieutt. C. T. Stewart. Engineers.), officially engraved in running script, fitted with a silver top riband buckle; Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Delhi (2nd Capt. C. T. Stewart, Bengal Engrs.), fitted with a Hunt & Roskell silver top riband buckle, good very fine (2)Charles Thornton Stewart was born at Calcutta in April 1828, son of the merchant Robert Stewart. In December 1845 he petitioned for admission to the Honourable East India Company's service as a Cadet, having been nominated by...

Pair: Corporal G. W. King, 32nd Light InfantryPunjab 1848-49, 2 clasps, Goojerat, Mooltan (Drumr. G. W. King, 32nd Foot.); Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Defence of Lucknow (Corpl. G. W. King, 32nd. L. I.), mounted on contemporary silver brooch buckles, contact marks and wear, nearly very fine (2)George William King was promoted from Drummer during the Indian Mutiny and was disabled by a wound suffered at the Defence of Lucknow on 4 July 1857. His wound was likely suffered on the same occasion as that which cost the life of Sir Henry Lawrence, when an 8-inch shell struck the Residency. He sub...

(x) A very rare pair awarded to Sergeant D. Bloomfield, Middlesex Militia, late Colour Sergeant, Royal Marines, who served aboard Rattlesnake during her Arctic expedition of 1853-54 in the search for Sir John FranklinArctic 1818-55, unnamed as issued; Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (3979. Serjt Danl. Bloomfield. 4th Middlesex Militia), first good very fine, the second very fine (2)Daniel Bloomfield was born in March 1818 at Stradbrooke, Suffolk and enlisted in the Royal Marines on 9 April 1840. He soon served afloat with H.M.S. Wilberforce, under the command of Captain Allen for...

Three: Petty Officer J. Butchers, Royal NavyCrimea 1854-56, no clasp (Jonas. Butchers, H.M.S. Bellerophon, 17th Octr. 1854.); Baltic 1854-55 (Jonas. Butchers, H.M.S. Hawke); Turkish Crimea 1855, Sardinian die, fitted with scroll suspension, contemporarily engraved naming, mounted for display in this order, very fine (3)Jonas Butchers was born in July 1825 at Plymouth, Devon and enlisted in the Royal Navy on 11 October 1846. He joined the crew of Bellerophon in the summer of 1854, present for the Crimea operations (Medal - also entitled to the Sebabastopol clasp). During the Crimea, Bellerophon...

Four: Corporal Matthew Davis, 34th FootCrimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (W. Davis. 34th Regt.); Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Lucknow (W. Davis. 34th Regt.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R. (3515 Corpl. Mattw. Davis 34th Foot); Turkish Crimea, Sardinian issue, unnamed as issued, officially impressed naming to first three, unofficial suspension to fourth, contact marks, nearly very fine (4)Matthew Davis attested for the 34th (Cumberland) Regiment at Preston on 7 February 1854. He served at Sebastopol and was promoted Corporal on 2 March 1855. He was wounded in the left foot during the first attack...

(x) A regimentally important group of three awarded to Lieutenant-General J. R. S. Sayer, K.C.B., 1st Dragoon Guards, decorated for leading a celebrated charge against Chinese entrenchments along the Pei-Ho River, 20 September 1860Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (Capt. J. R. S. Sayer. 1st Dragoon Gds.), officially impressed; China 1860, 2 clasps, Taku Forts 1860, Pekin 1860 (Lt. Col. Jas. Robt. Steadman Sayer, 1st Dragn. Gds.); Turkish Crimea, British issue, pierced with dual ring suspension, the first with edge wear, good very fine (3)[K.C.B.] London Gazette 29 June 1906.[C.B.] London Gaz...

Pair: Collar Maker Sergeant J. Darrie, Royal Horse ArtilleryIndian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Lucknow (Gunr. J. Darrie, Rl. H. Art.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (214 Collr. Mr. Sjt. J. Darrie B. Bde. R.H.A.), first rather polished, second with scratches, nearly very fine (2)John Darrie was born in 1833 at Berwick and was a shoemaker by trade upon his enlistment at Stirling in August 1855. Upon his discharge at Exeter in August 1876, besides his two Medals he was also in possession of five Good Conduct Badges, but had to that point not passed his School Certificate; sold with co...

Pair: Colour Sergeant-Major J. Jepson, 4th Foot, late 15th HussarsAbyssinia 1867 (4360 Cr. Sergt. Joseph Jepson 1st. Batt. 4th. The K.O.R. Regt.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (4360. Sjt. Maj: J. Jepson, 1-4th. Foot.), attempted erasure to naming and battalion of first, contact marks, nearly very fine (2)Provenance: Spink, September 1984 (Pair). The Abyssinia as a single, 1980. The L.S. & G.C. as a single, a pawn shop, Manchester, 1963.Joseph Jepson was born in 1838 at Tideswell, Derby, and was a weaver upon enlistment in the 15th Hussars at Manchester on 2 January 1856. Transf...

Four: Gunner J. Wren, Royal ArtilleryAfghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Kandahar (5946. Gunr. J. Wren. C. Batt: 2nd Bde. R.A.); Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880 (5946 Gunner Jas. Wren. C. 2nd Brigade R.A.); Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, Tamaai (15683. Gunr. J. Wren. M/1st. Bde. R.A.); Khedive's Star 1884-6, unnamed as issued, pitting from Stars, nearly very fine (4)James Wren was born in 1850 at St. Andrews, Hertford and was a groom upon enlistment in 1869. He saw active service in Afghanistan (Medal & Clasp; Star), a term which included being kicked by a horse, which required treat...

Pair: Private J. Green, 60th FootAfghanistan 1878-80, 2 clasps, Ahmed Khel, Kandahar (1992. Pte. J. Green. 2/60th Foot.); Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880 (1992 Private Jas: Green 2/60 Foot), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Lance Corporal W. Norgrove, 2/60th FootAfghanistan 1878-80, 2 clasps, Ahmed Khel, Kandahar (1602 Lce. Corpl. W. Norgrove. 2/60th Foot.); Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880 (1602 Lce. Corpl. W. Norgrove. 2/60th Foot.), some pitting and edge wear from Star, nearly very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Bandmaster C. Antoney, 60th RiflesAfghanistan 1878-80, 2 clasps, Ahmed Khel, Kandahar (4223, Band Mr. C. Antoney. 2/60th. Foot); Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880 (4223 Band Mastr. C. Antoney 2/60 Foot); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (Bndmstr. C. Antoney. K.R.R.C.), the first worn and pitted, very fine (3)Provenance:Christies, July 1984 (Ex-Matthew E. Taylor Collection).Christopher Antoney served with 'H Company, 2nd Battalion, 60th Rifles during the Second Afghan War.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditi...

(x) Four: Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel J. A. Nelis, 2nd Sikh Infantry, late 5th Goorkha RegimentAfghanistan 1878-80, 2 clasps, Ahmed Khel, Kandahar (Surgn. J. A. Nelis, 2nd Sikh Infy.); Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880 (Surgeon J. A. Nelis 2nd Sikh Infy.); India General Service 1854-95, 2 clasps, Hazara 1888, Samana 1891 (Surgeon J. A. Nelis 1st Bn. 5th Goorkha Regt.), naming engraved in running script; India General Service 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (Surgn. Lt. Col. J. A. Nelis. A. M. S.), this last with official correction to unit and unofficial rivets between clas...

Pair: Corporal S. R. Shutte, Bechuanaland Border Police, late Transvaal HorseCape of Good Hope General Service 1880-97, 1 clasp, Basutoland (Corpl. S. R. Shutte. Transvaal Hse.); British South Africa Company Medal 1890-97, reverse Matabeleland 1893, no clasp (1580 Lce. Corpl. S. R. Shutte. B. B. Police.), nearly extremely fine (2)43 'Basutoland' clasps issued to the Transvaal Horse.Sydney Richard Shutte had his Medal issued for Matabeleland 1893 to him at the Police Station, Mafeking; sold with copied roll extract.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms an...

Three: Plumber R. Butchers, Royal NavyEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp (R. Butchers, Plumber. H.M.S. "Euryalus"); Naval L.S. & G.C., V.R. (Rd. Butchers. Plumber's Mate. H.M.S. Impregnable); Khedive's Star 1882, bronze, light contact marks and bruising, very fine (3)Richard Butchers was born in September 1844 at Plymouth, Devon and enlisted in the Royal Navy in August 1867. A plumber by trade, he was apppointed Plumber's Mate in January 1871 and was advanced Plumber in Septmber 1877 aboard Indus. Having been awarded his L.S. & G.C. on 8 October 1877, he joined Euryalus on 12 Jan...

Pair: Able Seaman E. J. Absalom, Royal NavyEgypt and Sudan, 1882-89, reverse dated 1882, 1 clasp, Alexandria 11th July (E. J. Absalom. A.B. H.M.S. "Superb".); Khedive's Star 1882, nearly very fine (2)Edward J. Absalom was born on 1 November 1859 at Woolwich, Kent. He joined the Royal Navy from school on 27 November 1874 and was shore pensioned on 27 November 1897.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Chief Petty Officer D. J. Fitzgerald, Royal Navy, late Commanding Boatman, Coast GuardEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Alexandria 11th July (D. J. Fitzgerald. Ord: H.M.S. "Inflexible".); British War Medal (106695 D. J. Fitzgerald. C.P.O. R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (D. J. Fitzgerald, Commd. Boatn. H.M. Coastguard); Khedive's Star, bronze, unnamed as issued, first pitted from Star, the second with officially re-impressed naming, nearly very fineDavid Joseph Fitzgerald was born on 1 May 1862 at Dromin, Limerick and a dairy boy by trade upon his enlistment in Sep...

Pair: Private M. Carrigan, Cameron Highlanders, who died from cholera on 24 July 1883Egypt and Sudan, 1882-89, reverse dated 1882, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (2282 Pte. M. Carrigan. 1/Cam'n: Highrs.); Khedive's Star 1882, nearly very fine and better (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private W. Lee, Gordon HighlandersEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 3 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1884, El-Teb-Tamaai (575 Pte. W. Lee, 1/Gord. Highrs.); Khedive’s Star 1882, virtually no pitting from Star, thus good very fine (2)Sold as viewed.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Colour-Sergeant W. Thompson, Grenadier GuardsEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 3 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (7700. Pte. W. Thompson 2/Grenr. Gds.); Khedive's Star 1882, post rather slack and pitting, nearly very fine (2)William Thompson enlisted on 13 July 1881 and served for 14 years and 18 days, being discharged on medical grounds as Colour-Sergeant.Just 2 officers and 43 other ranks of the 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards, served in the Guards Camel Regiment in the Nile expedition, of whom 2 officers and 42 other ranks fought at Abu Klea.Subject to 20% VAT o...

(x) Pair: Bombardier F. C. R. Sayer, New South Wales ArtilleryEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (1065. Bomb: F. C. R. Sayer, N.S.W. Arty:); Khedive's Star 1884-6, unnamed as issued, very fine (2)One of 205 'Suakin 1885' clasps awarded to the New South Wales Artillery.Frederick Charles Robert Sayer was born in Kensington in 1859, the eldest son of Captain Frederick Sayer, Royal Welch Fusiliers (see Lot 368) and Maria Sayer, daughter of Colonel the Hon. Charles Beaumont Phipps, Keeper of the Queen's Privy Purse. Emigrating to New South Wales, he enlisted as a Bombard...

Pair: Private T. Green, Royal Berkshire RegimentEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 2 clasps, Suakin 1885, Tofrek (109 Pte. T. Green. 1/Rl. Berks: R:); Khedive's Star 1884-6, reverse regimentally impressed 'Berks 109', light pitting from Star, very fine (2)Provenance: Spink, 1987.Thomas Green was born on 6 December 1877 at Newbury, Berkshire. Following service in the militia, he joined the Berkshire Regiment at Reading, passing his final medical examination on 5 December 1881.He served in Egypt from 21 August 1884 with the 1st Battalion and was heavily engaged in the Soudan Campaign. On...

Pair: Sergeant J. W. Lawler, Welch RegimentEgypt and Sudan, 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, Gemaizah 1888 (2310 Sergt. J. W. Lawler. 1/Welch R.); Khedive's Star 1882, pitting from Star and some wear to naming, good fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Five: Pipe-Major R. Watt, King's Own Scottish Borderer, a popular regimental character who died at Bulawayo in November 1901Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, Gemaizah 1888 (1965. Pte. R. Watt. 2/K. O. Sco: Bord:); India General Service 1895-1908, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (3211 Sergtt. R. Watt. 2nd. Bn. K. O. Sco: Bord:); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (3211 Serjt: - Piper R. Watt. K. O. Scot: Bord:); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (3211. S: Piper: R. Watt. K: O: S: B'drs.); Khedive's Star, undated, u...

(x) An unusual campaign group of three awarded to Able Seaman A. W. Badge, Royal Navy, who, having been wounded in the Gambia in 1894 when landed as a Bluejacket, became a founder member of the Royal Canadian Navy in 1910East and West Africa 1887-1900, 1 clasp, Gambia 1894 (135780 A. W. Badge. A.B. H.M.S. Magpie); China 1900, no clasp (135780 A. W. Badge. A.B. H.M.S. Undaunted); British War Medal 1914-20 (A. W. Badge. Service With the Royal Navy), official replacements, nonetheless good very fine and a rare combination (3)Alfred William Badge was born in December 1870 at Stoke Damerel, Devon,...

Three: Private D. Caird, Gordon HighlandersIndia General Service 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (3126 Pte. D. Caird 1st Bn. Gord: Highrs.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Belfast (3126 Pte. D. Caird, Gordon Highrs:); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3126 Pte. D. Caird, Gordon Highrs:), very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Sepoy M. Singh, 35th SikhsQueen's Sudan 1896-98 (1063 Sep: Mihan Singh, 35: Sikh B.I.); Khedive's Sudan 1896-1908, no clasp (1063 Sepoy Mihan Singh 35th Bl. Infy.), official corrections to naming, very fine Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Lance-Corporal J. Goode, Royal Warwickshire RegimentQueen’s Sudan 1896-98 (3769 Pte. J. Goode. 1/R. War: R.); Khedive's Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum (3769 Lce. Corpl. J. Goode 1st Roy Warwick Regt.), good very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private P. Towler, Lancashire Fusiliers, who was wounded at Spion KopQueen's Sudan 1896-98 (4120 Pte P. Towler 2/Lan. Fus.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Defence of Ladysmith (4120 Pte. P. Towler, Lanc: Fus:); Khedive's Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum (4120. Pte. P. Towler. 2nd. L.F.), very fine (3)P. Towler was wounded at Spion Kop on 24 January 1900 whilst serving with the 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers.The Battle was little short of a massacre for the men of the Lancashire Fusiliers. As the fog lifted and Boer shells began to reign down upon the plateau commanded...

Three: Private H. Westall, Lancashire FusiliersQueen's Sudan 1896-98 (4266. Pte. H. Westall. 2/Lanc Fus.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (4266 Pte. H. Wastall, Lanc: Fus:); Khedive's Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum (4266. Pte. H. Westall. 2nd. L.F.), claw loose to first, note surname spelling, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Company Sergeant Major R. McKenzie, Prince Alfred's Volunteer GuardCape of Good Hope General Service 1880-97, 1 clasp, Bechuanaland (Pte. R. McKenzie. P.A.V.G.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps (1407 C. S. Maj: R. McKenzie. Prince Alf: Vol. Gds:), good very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Squadron Quarter Master Sergeant H. S. Tytherleigh, Border Scouts, late Kitchener's Horse and Duke of Edinburgh’s Own Volunteer RiflesCape of Good Hope General Service 1880-97, 1 clasp, Bechuanaland (Pte. H. S. Tytherleigh., D.E.O.V.R.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill (3213 Sergt: H. S. Tytherleigh. Kitchener's Horse); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (571 S. Q. M. Sjt: H. S. Tytherleigh. Border Scouts), one or two official corrections, very fine (3)Subject...

(x) Three: Commissioned Boatswain W. T. Hicks, Royal NavyQueen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902, no clasp (189088 W. T. Hicks. A.B., H.M.S. Redbreast); Naval L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (189088 W. T. Hicks, P.O. H.M.S. Caesar.); Naval Good Shooting Medal, E.VII.R. (189088 W. Hicks, P.O. 2.Cl., H.M.S. Empress of India. 1903. 13.5 In. B.L.), the third with officially re-impressed naming, very fine (3)Walter Terry Hicks was born on 21 November 1878 at Brixham, Devon, and was a stable boy upon enlistment on 21 November 1896. Hicks saw steady promotion to Petty Officer 2nd Class aboard Lion in 1903, and Pett...

Five: Colour Sergeant J. Neild, Manchester RegimentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Defence of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Transvaal (3200 Sgt. J. Neild, Manchester Regt.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3200 Serjt: J. Nield. Manch: Regt.); 1914-15 Star (2931 Sjt. J. Nield. Manch. R.); British War and Victory Medals (2931 C.Sjt. J. Neild. Manch. R.), note surname spelling, light contact marks and wear, nearly very fine (5)John Neild served during the Boer War with the 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment, later transferring to...

Pair: Private J. Mallalieu, 14th HussarsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith (3191. Pte. J. Mallalieu. 14/Hrs.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3190 Pte. J. Mallalieu. 14th. Hussars.), good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Staff Sergeant Major W. G. Leigh, 14th HussarsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Belfast (3208, Corpl. W. Leigh, 14/Hrs.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3208 Serjt:-Tptr: W. Leigh. 14th. Hussars.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (3208 Sjt:Tptr: W. G. Leigh. 14/Hrs.), note second initial, light contact marks and polishing, nearly very fine(3)William John Leigh was born in August 1878 at Caterbury, Kent, and attested for the 14th Hussars at Manchester on 3 October 1892, h...

(x) Pair: Lance-Corporal C. J. Robinson, King's Royal Rifle CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (5731 Pte. C. J. Robinson, K.R.R.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 1 clasp, South Africa 1902 (5731 Pte. C. Robinson. K.R.R.C.), the first with officially re-impressed naming, nearly very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Lance-Corporal T. Bailey, Labour Corps, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (7524 Pte. T. Bailey, K.R.R.C.); King's South Africa 1901-1902, 1 clasp, South Africa 1902, erased naming; Victory Medal 1914-1919 (5099 Pte. T. Bailey, K.R. Rif. C.), very fine (3)Thomas Bailey was born at Dawley, near Wellington, Shropshire in 1869. He served with the K.R.R.C. in South Africa and then saw further service in France from 29 June 1915; it is likely that his age resulted in his postings to a number of Reserve a...

Six: Private J. Graham, Connaught Rangers, who died of wounds on 4 September 1916 during the Battle of Guillemont, an action which earned a Battalion comrade the V.C.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (6482 Pte. J. Graham, 1st. Connaught Rang:); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (6482 Pte. J. Graham. Con: Rang:); 1914 Star (6482 Pte. J. Graham. 1/Conn: Rang.); British War and Victory Medals (6482 Pte. J. Graham. Conn. Rang.); Delhi Durbar 1911, unnamed as issued, very...

(x) Five: Private J. A. Hefferon, Essex Regiment, late Army Service Corps and King's Royal Rifle Corps, who served under an alias during the Great WarQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (6211 Pte J. Andrews, 3-K.R.R.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (6211 Pte. J. Andrews, 3-K.R.R.C.); 1914-15 Star (SS-6942 Pte. J. Hefferon. A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (SS-6942 Pte. J. Hefferon, A.S.C.), mounted as worn, polished, nearly very fine and somew...

(x) Pair: Corporal H. Thompson, King's Royal Rifle CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (7979 Pte. J. Thompson, K.R.R.C.); King's South Africa 1901-1902, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902, this last with erased naming, very fine (2)Harry Thompson was born in 1875 at Stockton upon Tees, Durham, the son of Elizabeth and William Thompson. He served with the 3rd Battalion, K.R.R.C., from 28 March 1893 to 25 September 1902, before briefly transferring to the Rifle Depot and being discharged on 27 March 1905.Subject to 5% tax on Hamm...

(x) Seven: Sergeant W. Edwards, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was taken Prisoner of War at Blood River Poort on 17 September 1901 and severely wounded in the Great WarQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (1942 Pte. W. Edwards, K.R.R.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (1942 Corpl: W. Edwards. K.R.R.C.); 1914 Star, with clasp (1942 L. Cpl. W. Edwards, 2/K.R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (1942 Sjt. W. Edwards, K.R. Rif. C.); Jubilee 1935; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (1942 L. Cpl. W. Edwards, K.R....

(x) Pair: Private W. Smith, 16th LancersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (2509 Pte. W. Smith, 16th Lancers); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (2509 Pte. W. Smith, 16th Lancers.), extremely fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Four: Lance-Corporal J. Choat, King's Royal Rifle Corps, late 5th Middlesex Rifle VolunteersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3871 Pte. J. Choat. K.R.R.C.); 1914-15 Star (R-5641 Pte. J. Choate, K.R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (R-5641 Pte. J. Choate, K.R. Rif. C.), note differences to surname, edge bruising to first, otherwise very fine (4)John Choat was born at Chiswick, London, the son of Mary and James Choat, on 12 September 1879. He married Edith Coxhill at Hendon in 1894 and served in...

(x) Pair: Private F. Prickett, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was wounded at the Battle of BakenlaagteQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (2593 Pte. F. Prickett. K.R.R.C.); Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1902-04, this last with erased naming, good very fine (2)Frederick Prickett served in South Africa with the 25th Mounted Infantry and 4th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. He was one of 210 Commonwealth troops who set up a defensive position on 'Gun Hill' at Bakenlaagte and fought appro...

(x) An interesting group of eight awarded to Gunner - formerly Sergeant - A. E. H. Carrick, who served during the Boer War with Brabant's Horse and the Scottish Horse, during the Natal rebellion in the Natal Field Artillery, and during the Great War with the 12th Citizen Battery, South African Forces in German South-West AfricaQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal, Wittebergen (Corpl: A. E. H. Carrick. Brabant's Horse); King's South Africa 1901-1902, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (33486 Serjt: A. E. H. Carrick. Scottish Horse.); Natal 1906, 1 clasp,...

(x) Pair: Sergeant Instructor of Musketry, W. J. Humerston, King's Royal Rifle CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (4230 Sejt.-Inst: Msky: W. Humerston, K.R.R.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R. (4230. Cr. Sgt. W. Humerston, K. R. Rif: C.), the first with officially re-impressed naming, the fourth clasp loose as issued, cleaned, very fine (2)William James Humerston was born in 1855 at Widmore Street, Bromley, Kent, serving with the 60th Rifles as Sergeant Instructor of Musketry from 1875. He was discharged at Mallow, County Cork o...

(x) Six: Rifleman G. Morrison, King's Royal Rifle CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (2260 Pte. G. Morrison. K.R.R.C.); Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1902-04 (2260 Pte. G. Morrison, K.R.R.C.); 1914-15 Star, erased; British War and Victory Medals (2260 Pte. G. Morrison, K. R. Rif. C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (2260 Pte. G. Morrison, K. R. Rif. C.), the third an erased replacement medal, otherwise very fine (6)George Morrison served in South Africa with the 25th Mounted Infantry Com...

(x) Family group:Four: Private A. E. Piper, Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force, late Northampton RegimentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (4972 Pte. A. Piper, 2nd. Northampton Regt.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4972 Pte. E. Piper. Northampton Regt.); British War and Victory Medals (477728 Pte. A. E. Piper. R.C.R.), note initials, light contact marks, very fine1939-45 Star; War and Defence Medals 1939-45, unnamed as issued, in O.H.M.S. box of issue addressed to 'D. A. H. Piper, 112, Risboroug...

Pair: Driver W. Burrows, 44th Battery, Royal Field ArtilleryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (21445 Dvr: W. Burrows, 44th. Bty: R.F.A); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (24145 Dvr: W. Burrows. R.F.A.), note number, very fine and better (2)Walter Burrows was born in 1879 at Tur Langton, Leicestershire. He worked as a gardener before attesting at Colchester for the 44th Battery, Royal Field Artillery on 16 November 1897. He served in South Africa from 21 January 1900 - 27 August 1904, and was discharged...

Pair: Trooper L. Thayers, Royal Horse GuardsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Transvaal (471 Tpr: L. Thayers, R.H. Gds:); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (471 Tpr. L. Thayers. R.H.G.), light contact marks, otherwise very fine (2)Leonard Thayers was born in 1876 at Horsham, Sussex. He attested for the Royal Horse Guards on 14 November 1894 and served in South Africa from 11 December 1899 - 28 November 1902. Described as an 'honest, sober, trustworthy man', Thayers was discharged after 24 years and 76 days of service. He retired to 31 Goldington Buildings,...

Pair: Private H. Goodings, 14th HussarsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (196. Pte F. Goodings. 14/Hrs); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (196 Pte. H. Goodings. 14th. Hussars.), the first largely officially corrected, the second with rank and name officially re-impressed (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Five: Sergeant C. H. Buckle, Highland Light Infantry, late King's Royal Rifle Corps, a Boer War veteran who was reported wounded in the "Roll of Honour" casualty list published by The Times on 1 January 1915 Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (9705 Corpl: C. Buckle. K.R.R.C.); 1914 Star, with clasp (6705 Sjt. C. Buckle, 1/K.R. Rif:C.); British War and Victory Medals (9705 Sjt. C. Buckle, K.R.R.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (9705 Sjt. C. Buckle, K.R.R.C.), very fine and better (5)Charles Henry Buckle was...

Sold by the Estate of a Direct DescendentFive: Captain F. H. Barton, 2nd (King Edward's Own) Gurkha Rifles, late Bedfordshire Regiment, who was killed in action on 2 November 1914Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (2d. Lieut. F. H. Barton, Bedford. Regt.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Lt. F. H. Barton. Bedford. Rgt.); 1914 Star (Capt: F. H. Barton. 2/2 Gurkha Rif.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. F. H. Barton.), in named card box of issue; Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (Francis Hewson Bar...

Sold by the Estate of a Direct DescendentFive: Captain G. R. Barton, Cheshire Regiment, who was killed in action aged 44 in April 1918Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (Capt. G. R. Barton 4/Cheshire Regt.), mounted as worn by Spink & Son; 1914-15 Star (Capt. G. R. Barton. Ches. R.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. G. R. Barton), with named boxes of issue; Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (George Rawdon Barton), in card case of issue and Buckingham Palace enclosure, the first with unofficial rivets upon top two clasps, o...

(x) A scarce Africa campaign service pair awarded to Corporal - late Bugler - W. E. Coe, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was twice wounded during the Boer WarQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (9840 Bugler W. E. Coe, K.R.R.C.); Africa General Service 1902-56, 2 clasps, Somaliland 1902-04, Jidballi (9840 Corpl. W. E. Coe, K.R.R.C.), very fine (2)William Ellis Coe served with the 25th Mounted Infantry and 4th Battalion, K.R.R.C. in South Africa. He was wounded at Sterkstroom on 18 June 1901 and again on 30 Octob...

Six: Trooper C. Greetham, East African Mounted Rifles, late Lieutenant, Field Intelligence Department and Sergeant Major, Kimberley Light HorseMayor of Kimberley’s Star 1899-1900, hallmark ‘d’; Queen's South Africa 1899-1901, 5 clasps, Defence of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Relief of Mafeking, Rhodesia, Transvaal (Sergt. Major C. Greetham Kimberley Lt. Horse); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Lt. C. Greetham Field Intelligence Dept.); 1914-15 Star (217 Tpr. C. Greetham. E. Afr. M. Rif.); British War and Victory Medals (217 Tpr. C. Greetham. E. Afr. M. Rif...

Pair: Inspector W. E. Lyttle, Natal Police, who was wounded at Modder Spruit and then subsequently served during the Native Rebellion of 1906Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, two clasps, Talana, Defence of Ladysmith (Sub:-Insptr: W. E. Lyttle. Natal Police.); Natal 1906, 1 clasp, 1906 (Maj. W. E. Lyttle, Natal Police.), mounted as worn, very fine (2)William E. Lyttle was born at Dublin in 1869, the son of the Reverend Thomas Lyttle, first Minister of the Presbyterian Church of Sandymount. In a City with a vast wealth divide, young Lyttle, like so many of his contemporaries, left Ireland and trav...

(x) Four: Sapper E. F. E. Hawksbee, Royal Engineers, late Bugler, King's Royal Rifle Corps, a Chelsea Pensioner in retirementQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Talana, Defence of Ladysmith, Laing's Nek, Belfast, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (312 Bglr: E. Hawkesbee. K.R.R.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (312 Bglr: E. Hawksbee, K.R.R.C.); British War and Victory Medals (276823 Spr. E. F. E. Hawksbee. R.E.), note spelling of surname, cleaned and polished, good fine (4)Ernest Francis Egerton Hawksbee was born in 1878 at Islington, London, s...

(x) A Boer War group of three awarded to Private S. Adams, London Regiment, late King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was taken Prisoner of War at Talana Hill on 20 October 1899Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Talana, Transvaal (1112 Pte. S. Adams, K.R.R.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (1112 Pte. S. Adams, K.R.R.C.); Territorial Efficiency Medal, G.V.R., crowned bust (6745251 Rfmn. S. Adams, 21-Lond. R.), polished, light contact marks, nearly very fine (3)Sidney Adams served in South Africa with the 1st Cadet Battalion K.R.R.C.Subject to 5% ta...

(x) Pair: Rifleman V. Scott, King's Royal Rifle Corps, late 3rd Battalion, Royal FusiliersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (7061 Pte. V. Scott, K.R.R.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (7061 Pte. V. Scott, K.R.R.C.), lightly polished, otherwise very fine (2)Victor Scott was born at Spennymoor, County Durham, in 1872. He served with the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the K.R.R.C. during the Boer War and became an Army Reservist in South Africa from 12 July 1902 until his discharge o...

(x) Family group:Five: Private A. Harvey, King's Royal Rifle CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (7913 Pte. A. Harvey, K.R.R.C.); 1914-15 Star (7913 Pte. A. Harvey, K.R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (7913 Pte. A. Harvey, K.R. Rif. C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (7913 Pte. A. Harvey, K.R.R.C.), contact marks to the first, otherwise very fineThree: Private A. V. Harvey, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was taken Prisoner of War at Calais in May 19401939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, in O.H.M.S. box of issue, addressed to...

(x) Pair: Sergeant T. C. Worry, King's Royal Rifle CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (583 Sgt. T. C. Warry, K.R.R.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R. (583 Sgt. T. C. Worry, K.R.R.C.), note different spelling of surname, minor edge bruise to second, otherwise good very fine (2)Thomas Charles Worry served with the 2nd Battalion, K.R.R.C., in South Africa.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private C. Buxton, Manchester RegimentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith, Laing's Nek, Belfast (3830 Pte. C. Buxton, Manchester Regt.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3830 Pte. C. Buxton, Manch: Regt.), very fine (2)Sold with copied roll confirmation.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Sapper G. Thomson, Royal EngineersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Orange Free State, Transvaal (26048. Sapr. G. Thomson. R.E.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (26048 Sapr: G. Thomson. R.E.), very fine and better (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private R. Baker, King's Royal Rifle CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (7837 Pte. R. Baker, K.R.R.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (7837 Pte. R. Baker, K.R.R.C.), light contact marks, otherwise very fine (2)Robert Baker also served in the 3rd East Kent Regiment of Militia.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Captain A. Robertson, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, who formerly served with British Forces in the South African War as a civil surgeon and was the only civilian in French's march to KimberleyQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, South Africa 1901 (A. Robertson.); British War Medal 1914-20 (3/1358 Capt. A. Robertson N.Z.E.F.), the first a late issue with replacement non-swivel suspender, the second with officially re-impressed naming, bearing a partially erased '1' before the service number, very fine (2)Alexander Robertson was born o...

(x) Pair: Private W. Jones, King's Royal Rifle CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill (8446 Pte. W. Jones. K.R.R.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (8446 Pte. W. Jones. K.R.R.C.), good very fine (2)William Jones served in South Africa with the 1st Mounted Infantry, King's Royal Rifle Corps, in the pursuit of Boer General Christiaan Rudolf de Wet.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condi...

(x) Pair: Sergeant-Bugler W. C. Symons, King's Royal Rifle CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Orange Free State, South Africa 1902 (5775 Serjt: W. Symons. K.R.R.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (5775 Sjt: Bglr: W. C. Symons. K.R.R.C.), light contact marks, very fine (2)William Charles Symons served in South Africa with the 4th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps and was awarded his L.S. & G.C. on 16 October 1911.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Lance-Corporal C. Clow, King's Royal Rifle CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Orange Free State, South Africa 1902 (18 Pte. C. Clow. K.R.R.C.); British War Medal 1914-20 (18 Pte. C. Clow. K.R.R.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (18 L.Cpl. C. Clow, K. R. Rif: C.), nearly extremely fine (3)Charles Clow was born in 1880 at Notting Hill, London, the son of Louisa and Henry Clow. Educated at the Upton House Truant School, Hackney, Clow enlisted in the 7th (Royal 2nd Middlesex Militia) Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, on 3 February 1897, transferring to the 4th Battalion and s...

Pair: 2nd Corporal F. Burton, Army Service Corps, who lost his life during the Great WarQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Transvaal, South Africa 1902, Cape Colony (9687 2nd Cpl. F. Burton. A.S.C.), unoffical rivets between second and third clasps; Bronze Memorial Plaque (Frederick Burton), disc detached from clasps on first, nearly very fine, the second extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A Boer War pair awarded to Rifleman W. Ball, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was taken Prisoner of War at Blood River Poort on 17 September 1901Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Transvaal, Orange Free State (1635 Pte. W. Ball, K.R.R.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (1635 Pte. W. Ball, K.R.R.C.), nicely toned, good very fine (2)Walter Ball served in the 3rd K.R.R.C. Mounted Infantry, Gough's Mounted Infantry, the 1st (Rifle) Regiment M.I. and the 25th (Rifles) M.I. Battalion; sold with a St. John Ambulance gilt cross, clasp 1919, engrave...

(x) A Boer War pair awarded to Sergeant-Major F. G. A. Dearman, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who had his right eye excised after an accidental wound on 20 January 1913Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Transvaal, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (9347 Corpl: F. Dearman, K.R.R.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (9347 Sjt. F. Dearman, K.R.R.C.), edge bruising and edge nicks, otherwise good very fine (2)Francis "Frank" George Arthur Dearman was born at Nottingham on 18 December 1877. Over a long career he served with the 4th Sherwood Foresters Regiment of Militi...

(x) Four: Regimental Sergeant-Major S. L. Anderson, London Regiment, late Rifle BrigadeQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (3189 Corpl: S. Anderson. Rifle Brigade.); British War and Victory Medals (3280 A.W.O. Cl. 1. S. Anderson. 9-Lond. R.), court mounted, contact marks and polished, very fine (4)Samuel Lyne Anderson was born in December 1877 at Battersea, London. He served at the Rifle Depot for 3 months from March 1894, before spending three years with the 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade. Following a further spell at the Rifle Depot, he served with the 1s...

Four: Captain F. C. Dettling, S.A. Military Constabulary Intelligence Staff, late Detective, Natal PoliceNatal 1906, 1 clasp, 1906 (Det. C. Dettling. N.P.); 1914-15 Star (Lt. F. C. Dettling Intell Staff.); British War and bi-lingual Victory Medals (Capt. F. C. Dettling.), very fine (4)Francis Charles Dettling was born at Brunnen, Switzerland, and was the husband of Vera Gladys Dettling (formerly Darby), of 15 Orange Street, Cape Town. He died aged 37, on 27 October 1918, whilst serving with the Police Training Depot, South African Military Constabulary, and is buried at Windhoek Old Municipal...

Four: Private T. Paton, Seaforth HighlandersIndia General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1908 (9477 Pte. T. Paton 1st Bn. Sea. Highrs.); 1914 Star, with Bar (9477 Pte. T. Paton. Sea: Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals 1914-20 (9477 Pte. T. Paton. Sea. Highrs.), the BWM almost erased, contact marks throughout, about very fine (4)Thomas Paton enlisted in the 1st Battalion Seaforth Higlanders on 28 August 1906. He saw active service on the North West Frontier in 1908, one of 782 men of the 1st Battalion earning the Medal & clasp. During the Great War, he served in the French...

(x) Eight: Paymaster Captain A. J. Carter, Royal NavyNaval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Persian 1909-1914 (Asst. Pay. A. J. Carter, R.N. H.M.S. Swiftsure); 1914-15 Star (Act. Payr. A. J. Carter, R.N.); British War Medal, erase; Victory Medal, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Payr. Lt. Cdr. A. J. Carter. R.N.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Coronation 1911 (A. J. Carter), contemporarily engraved naming; Egypt, Kingdom, Order of the Nile, 4th Class breast Badge with rosette upon riband, by Lattes, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, very fine (8)Order of the Nile London Gazette 29 October 1918.Andrew...

(x) Three: Corporal W. H. Naylor, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was captured during the opening exchanges of the First Battle of Ypres on 2 November 19141914 Star, with clasp (9424 Cpl. W. H. Naylor, 1/K.R. Rif:C.); British War and Victory Medals (9424 Cpl. W. H. Naylor, K.R. Rif. C.), mounted as worn, together with the recipient's Silver War Badge, the reverse numbered 'B257277', Old Contemptible Association bronze badge, numbered '5277G', cap badge and shoulder titles (2), and a bronze shooting medallion inscribed to 'Rifleman W. Naylor, 1910', very fine (9)William H. Naylor was born in Sund...

(x) Three: Rifleman W. G. Dimpsey, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was captured on 2 November 1914 and, having survived four years as a Prisoner of War, died of influenza on his return journey to his wife in Aldershot1914 Star, with copy clasp (7673 Pte. W. Dimpsey, 1/K.R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (7673 Pte. W. Dimpsey, K.R. Rif. C.), nearly extremely fine (3)William George Dimpsey was the son of George and Eliza Dimpsey and husband of Emily F. Dimpsey of Pavilion Road, Aldershot. He served in France from 22 August 1914 with the 1st Battalion, K.R.R.C., proceeding via Rouen as pa...

(x) Five: Staff Sergeant R. L. Trickett, Army Ordnance Corps, who was killed on 26 October 1940 during a German Air Raid on Birmingham1914 Star, with slide-on clasp (A-1107 Ar: S. Sjt. R. L. Trickett, A.O.C.); British War and Victory Medals (A-1107 S. Sjt. R. L. Trickett, A.O.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (7578620 S. Sjt. R. L. Trickett, R.A.O.C.); Delhi Durbar 1911, very fine and better (5)Reginald Louis Trickett was born at Birmingham in 1885, the son of Charlotte and Louis William Trickett and husband of Mary Green Trickett. He attested for the A.O.C. at Woolwich in 1906 and saw service in...

(x) An early Great War casualty's group of three awarded to Rifleman J. Williams, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was killed in action on 19 September 1914 during the "Race to the Sea"1914 Star, with clasp (7246 Pte. J. Williams, 1/K.R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (7246 Pte. J. Williams, K.R. Rif. C.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque 1914-18 (John Williams), in card envelope of issue, very fine (4)John Williams was stationed at Aldershot with 6th Brigade, 2nd Division, when war broke out in August 1914. He proceeded to France with the 1st Battalion, K.R.R.C, and likely...

Sold for the benefit of charityFamily group:Three: Private G. H. Carr, Liverpool Regiment1914 Star (11639 Pte. W. Carr. 1/L'Pool R.); British War and Victory Medals (11639 Pte. G. H. Carr. L'Pool R.), note initials, very finePair: Leading Aircraftman H. Carr, Royal Air Force Volunteer ReserveAfrica Star; Defence Medal 1939-45, good very fine (5)George H. Carr served with the 1st Battalion, Liverpool Regiment in France from 12 August 1914. He subsequently transferred to the Royal Welch Fusiliers and later the Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment. Following the War, George ran a boarding house...

(x) Four: Lieutenant E. Sands, Meerut Signal Company, attached King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was mentioned in despatches for services with the Indian Expeditionary Force1914 Star, with copy clasp (7862 L. Sjt. E. Sands, K.R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. E. Sands); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (Lt. E. Sands, K.R.R.C.), very fine (4)Ernest Sands served in France with the Meerut Signal Company, attached to the 3rd Battalion, K.R.R.C., from 26 September 1914. The former unit was part of the 7th (Meerut) Division, I.E.F., which was sent to r...

Three: Corporal P. Barre, Royal Engineers1914 Star (29819 Sapr: P. Barre. R.E.); British War and Victory Medals (29819 Cpl. P. Barre: R.E.); Imperial Service Medal, G.VI.R (Philip Barre), good very fine or better (3)Phillip Barre served in the Postal Section of the Royal Engineers, arriving in France on 3 November 1914. In all likelihood he gained his Imperial Service Medal for postal services after the Great War; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Private A. W. S. Flavell, London Regiment1914 Star (141 Pte. A. W. S. Flavell. 5/Lond: R.); British War and Victory Medals (141 Pte. A. W. S. Flavell. 5-Lond. R.), very fine (3)Arnold W. S. Flavell served with the 1/5th Battalion, London Regiment, in France from 4 November 1914; sold with two named London County Council punctual attendance medals and copied MIC.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Four: Captain W. Dunkels, British Red Cross Society and Order of St. John of Jerusalem1914 Star, with copy clasp (W. Dunkels, B.R.C.S. & O.St.J.J.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. W. Dunkels.); War Medal 1939-45, nearly extremely fine (4)Following the outbreak of the Great War, the B.R.C.S. and Order of St. John formed the Joint War Committee, organising volunteers and professional staff into Voluntary Aid Detachments. They served at auxiliary hospitals, work depots and rest depots, in working parties, and assisted with vital fundraising tasks.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in ad...

(x) Six: Lieutenant T. F. Milton, Gloucestershire Regiment, who initially served in the ranks of the 2nd Dragoon Guards before being commissioned into the County of London Yeomanry, Machine Gun Corps during the Great War1914 Star, clasp (6856 Cpl. T. F. Milton. 2/D. Gds.); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. T. F. Milton); 1939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted court-style for display, cleaned and the Stars gilt, very fine (6)Thomas Frederick Milton served as a Corporal with the 2nd Dragoon Guards in France from 9 September 1914 and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the 2nd...

(x) Three: Rifleman R. V. Munro, King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (A-1898 Pte. R. V. Munro, K. R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (A-1898 Pte. R. V. Munro, K. R. Rif. C.), nearly extremely fine (3) Robert V. Munro served in France with the 9th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, from 19 May 1915. He later transferred to the 7th and 9th Battalions and was discharged Class 'Z' reserve on 21 March 1919.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Four: Warrant Officer Class II H. R. Thompson, Somerset Light Infantry, late King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (6032 Sjt. H. R. Thompson, K. R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (6032 A. C. Sjt. H. Thompson, K. R. Rif. C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (6837100 W. O. Cl. II. H. R. Thompson. Som. L. I.), very fine (4)Herbert Roland Thompson was born in 1881 at Brixton, London. He served in France from 2 February 1915 with the 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, and likely participated in the Second Battle of Ypres in April of that year. In November the Battalion were ordered to S...

(x) Family group:An outstanding and extremely rare family group to the Day brothers, who both served with 'B' Company - Fijian Platoon - 4th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle CorpsOne brother died of wounds when the Fijians were all but wiped out by German artillery, whilst the surviving brother was wounded in 1918 but would eventually make it back homeThree: 1914-15 Star (R-10184 Pte. J. C. Day, K. R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (R-10184 Pte. J. C. Day. K. R. Rif. C.), very fine1914-15 Star (R-10195 Pte. J. L. Day, K. R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (R-10195 Pte. J. L. Da...

Three: Private W. Adams, Lancashire Fusiliers, who was killed in action at Gallipoli on 30 June 19151914-15 Star (1376 Pte. W. Adams. Lan. Fus:); British War and Victory Medals (1376 Pte. W. Adams. Lan. Fus.), light contact marks, otherwise very fine (3) William Adams landed at Cape Helles with the 1/8th Lancashire Fusiliers on 5 May 1915. As part of 42nd Division, the Battalion initially served as much needed reinforcements during the Second Battle of Krithia when British and ANZAC forces attempted to advance up the Gallipoli peninsula towards the forts that controlled passage of the Dardanel...

(x) Four: Rifleman C. W. Letts, King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (4391 Pte. C. W. Letts, K. R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (4391 Pte. C. W. Letts. K. R. Rif. C.); Delhi Durbar 1911 (Rfn Letts K.R.R.C. 4391), good very fine (4)Charles William Letts was born on 6 June 1884 at Thornton Heath, Streatham, Surrey. He served with the 7th (Militia) Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, from 10 March - 25 April 1902, before transferring to the 4th Battalion. He was discharged on account of wounds on 26 October 1916. Returning home, he married Louisa Mary Andrews at Kensington on 2 Augus...

Three: Private T. Stuart, Yorkshire Regiment1914-15 Star (2927 Pte. T. Stuart. York: R.); British War and Victory Medals (2927 Pte. T. Stuart. York. R.), replacement ring suspender to third, fine to good fine (3)Tom Stuart served in France with the 5th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment from 1 November 1915; sold together with named identity tag and copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

'It is with deepest regret that I have to tell of bad news respecting Corporal, or rather, Sergeant, Marlowe.He was in the attack on September 1st and was hit while taking his gun into action. He refused to go back, although unable to keep up with his men. He followed them as best he could by himself. His men, of course, had to go on, and the next they knew was when some returned next morning, and found him dead, dear fellow.It is heartrending, but it was a 'noble' ending to a splendid life. Few men would have carried on as he did, after being hit.One hates to think of his passing alone, and y...

(x) Three: Rifleman C. G. Walton, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was discharged due to frostbite in April 19161914-15 Star (9404 Pte. C. G. Walton, K.R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (9404 Pte. C. G. Walton, K.R. Rif. C.), very fine (3)Charles G. Walton was born at St. John, New Brunswick, Canada in 1878. He lived at 265 Charlotte Street, St. John, before embarking for Liverpool aboard the Empress of Ireland on 24 May 1907. He served in France with the 3rd Battalion, K.R.R.C., from 20 December 1914 and later transferred to the 6th (Reserve) Battalion.By 1916 the use of the word 'fros...

(x) A rare Great War casualty's group of three awarded to Bandsman C. O'Donnell, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was killed by shellfire in Polygon Wood, near Ypres, Belgium, on 23 April 1915 - one of eight K.R.R.C. Bandsmen to be killed in the Great War1914-15 Star (5604 Bndsmn: C. O'Donnell, K.R. Rif:C.); British War and Victory Medals (5604 Pte. C. O'Donnell, K.R. Rif. C.), nearly extremely fine (3)Charles Frederick O'Donnell was born at Toxteth Park, Liverpool, the son of Mary Ellen and Edward Powell O'Donnell. He served in France from 20 December 1914 as a Bandsman in the K.R.R.C, and was k...

(x) Three: Lance-Corporal H. Baldock, London Regiment, who was discharged 'Time Expired' on 29 February 19161914-15 Star (913. L. Cpl. H. Baldock, 6-Lond.R.); British War and Victory Medals (913 Pte. H. Baldock, 6-Lond. R.), together with his Silver War Badge, the reverse numbered 'B220 852', very fine (4)Harry James Baldock served in France with the 6th (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment, from 18 March 1915. The Battalion saw its first major action at the Battle of Loos from 25 September to 8 October 1915; despite the British utilising chlorine gas for the first time, the offensive p...

'At 7-30 a.m. on 11th July, 1918, our formation of 4 machines was attacked by about 14 E.A. Scouts. 2/Lieut. Austin (Observer) shot down one E.A. which crumpled up and went down hopelessly out of control. The E.A. withdrew for about a minute during which time 2/Lieut. Austin was badly wounded by A.A. fire. The E.A. again attacked and 2/Lieut. Austin shot down another E.A. which went down in flames. 2/Lieut. Austin was dead when I landed him just behind our lines owing to my engine having been badly shot about.' Combat in the Air, Army form W. 3348, by Lieutenant F. C. Wilton refers.A good grou...

(x) Family group:Three: Private R. Weeks, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, late Coldstream Guards1914-15 Star (4855 Pte. R. Weeks, A.O.C.); British War and Victory Medals (04855 Pte. R. Weeks. A.O.C.), the second officially re-impressed, good very fineThree: Private N. A. Weeks, Royal West Kent Regiment, late Kent Cyclist BattalionBritish War and Victory Medals (265242 Pte. N. A. Weeks. R. W. Kent R.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (265242 Pte. N. A. Weeks, R. W. Kent R.), the third officially re-impressed, nearly extremely fine (6)Reginald Weeks served in France fr...

(x) Three: Acting Corporal T. H. Beaty, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was thrice wounded during the Great War1914-15 Star (C-554 Pte. T. H. Beaty, K. R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (C-554 A-Cpl. T. H. Beaty. K. R. Rif. C.), mounted as worn, very fine (3)Thomas Henry Beaty was born on 22 November 1894 at Hulme, Manchester, the son of Mary Ann and William Henry Beaty. Enlisting on 21 September 1914, he served in France with the 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps (Church Lads Brigade) from 16 November 1915. He was wounded on 25 August 1916, likely following the attack on Tea Tr...

Three: Private C. E. Oakley, Norfolk Regiment, who died on active service in France in June 19161914-15 Star (17688 Pte. C. E. Oakley, Norf. R.); British War and Victory Medals (17688 Pte. C. E. Oakley, Norf. R.), good very fine (3)Charles E. Oakley was born in Denton, Norfolk and enlisted in Norwich. He arrived in France as a Private in the 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment on 11 October 1915 and died there on 4 June 1916; he has no known grave and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Rifleman W. Gunton, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was taken prisoner at Kut al Amara and died of disease in hospital at Baghdad, Mesopotamia, on 31 July 19161914-15 Star, naming erased; British War and Victory Medals (7883 Pte. W. Gunton, K.R. Rif. C.), good very fine (3)William Gunton served in Mesopotamia with the 4th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, from 25 September 1915. He spent time with the 2nd and 3rd Battalions, K.R.R.C., and is recorded in No.3 Troop of the 41st Wireless Signal Squadron, I.E.F. "D"; he is buried at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq.The state of...

Three: Private F. B. Winterbottom, Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry1914-15 Star (3698. Pte. F. B. Winterbottom, D. of Lanc. O. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (3698 Pte. F. B. Winterbottom. D. of Lanc. O. Y.), good very fine (3)Frederick B. Winterbottom served in Egypt from 12 September 1915; sold with his Royal Life Saving Society award, engraved 'F. B. Winterbottom. July. 1909', Duke of Lancaster's Own cap badge and Manchester Grammar School award, engraved 'FBW'.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Private A. England, King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (6-1331 Pte. A. England, K.R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (6-1331 Pte. A. England, K.R. Rif. C.), very fine (3)Alfred England was born at West Bromwich, Staffordshire, on 29 August 1895. He served in France from 8 September 1915 with the 6th (Special Reserve) Battalion, K.R.R.C.; sold with Royal Antediluvian Order of the Buffaloes Grand Surrey Lodge (Swan Lodge) Commemorative Jewel, hallmarked Birmingham 1933, engraved to reverse 'Presented to Primo Alfd. England, by the Swan Lodge, for Merit, Jan 21, 1934'.Subjec...

(x) Three: Sergeant J. Hall, King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (R-3805 L.Cpl. J. Hall, K. R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (R-3805 Sjt. J. Hall. K. R. Rif. C.), good very fine (3)James Hall served in France with the 11th (Service) Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, from 21 July 1915. They were heavily engaged at the Battle of Mont Sorrel in June 1916, the Battle of Delville Wood in July, and the Battles of Guillemont and Flers-Coucelette in September.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condition...

(x) Three: Lieutenant R. Twelvetree, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, late King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (C-642 L.Cpl. R. Twelvetree, K. R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. R. Twelvetree.), court mounted, good very fine (3)Reginald Twelvetree served in France with 'C' Company, 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, from 16 November 1915. He was attached to 100th Trench Mortar Battery and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Warwickshire Regiment on 27 November 1917. He was accidentally wounded in the right shoulder at Locon in the Pas-de-Calais on 12 August 1918.Subj...

Sold by Order of a Direct Descendant:'"We are on a mine cable Sir!" Immediately there is a loud explosion on the starboard side of the foredeck, a huge column of water goes up in the air, fragments of metal with it, some with bits falls on deck. My own mental attitude is one of thankfulness that we have not gone down to death. Then another explosion close to the cook's galley, the first 15ft away, this one 8ft. I then realised we were under shell fire.Up goes the balloon, 2000ft, & from the bridge deck the whistle sounds, all hands on the balloon - enemy aeroplane approaching and haul for all...

A fine pair of watercolours of the Gallipoli landings at Suvla Bay, 1915each depicting the Allied landings at Gallipoli from the orginal sketches from the basket above H.M.S. Manica, 260mm x 175mm mounted and housed within matching gilt frames, watercolour on paper, each signed 'W. W. Collins. 1915. Suvla Bay', the first with vessels landing men ashore with shell-burst amongst them and upon the hills; the second depicting the troops massing ashore, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An interesting Great War group of four awarded to Major A. W. Reid, East African Railway Transport Service, a Uganda settler and railway officialHaving attracted the wrath of the Railway Committee for being one of eight officials found to have treated their subordinates with 'extreme discourtesy and tyranny', he rose to greater things and was commended for his 'good service' during the ongoing construction of Uganda's railways in 1903Subsequently employed as Treasurer of the East African Turf Club and Manager of The International Hotel at Nairobi, he lent valuable service as a Railway Officer...

(x) Three: Rifleman L. Curtis, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was killed in action at St. Eloi on 9 April 19151914-15 Star (Y-1724 Pte. L. Curtis, K.R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (Y-1724 Pte. L. Curtis, K.R. Rif. C.), good very fine (3)Llewellyn Curtis was the son of Mary Curtis and the late David Curtis, of Brynderi, Efail Fach, Port Talbot, Glamorgan. He served in France from 26 January 1915 with the 3rd Battalion, K.R.R.C., and died in heavy fighting at St. Eloi, to the south of Ypres, where the Germans had built an extensive series of defensive tunnels and were actively mining...

Three: Driver W. G. Wills, Royal Field Artillery, who died on active service in Salonika in October 19161914-15 Star (L-6329 Dvr. W. G. Wills, R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (L6329 Dvr. W. G. Wills, R.A.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque (William George Wills), good very fine (4)William George Wills was living at Dulwich at the time of his enlistment in the Royal Field Artillery at Camberwell. A Driver in 101st Brigade, R.F.A., he died of disease in Salonika on 10 October 1916.Aged 34, he left a widow, Elizabeth, of 127 New Kent Road, Southwark, London, and is buried in...

(x) Three: Temporary Corporal H. J. Ching, London Regiment, who was wounded in September 19161914-15 Star (3731 Pte. H. J. Ching, 15-Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medals (3731 T. Cpl. H. J. Ching, 15-Lond. R.), mounted as worn, good very fine (3)Harold James Ching served in France with the 15th Battalion, London Regiment, from 27 October 1915. He later transferred to the 3rd Battalion, London Regiment and 8th (Service) Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. He was wounded on 16 September 1916; sold with three bronze cap badges and a 'trench art' ring.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in additio...

Three: Private G. Smith, Royal Warwickshire Regiment1914-15 Star (3232 Pte. G. Smith. R. War. R.); British War and Victory Medals (3232 Pte. G. Smith. R. War. R.), good very fine (3)George Smith served with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment in Egypt from 4 September 1915 and subsequently transferred to the Royal Army Medical Corps.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Lance-Corporal, late Drummer, G. A. Ralph, Royal Sussex Regiment1914-15 Star (L-9234 Dmr: G. A. Ralph. R. Suss: R.); British War and Victory Medals (L-9234 Pte. G. A. Ralph. R. Suss. R.), naming worn in places, contact marks and pitting to second good fine (3)George A. Ralph entered the Asiatic theatre of war on 17 August 1915; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Rifleman F. Owen, King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (8602 Pte. F. Owen, K. R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (8602 Pte. F. Owen, K.R.R.C.), nearly extremely fine (3)Frederick William Owen was born in 1890 at Homiley, Warwickshire. He enlisted into the 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, on 12 February 1908, and served in France from 19 December 1914. Owen was transferred to the 578th Home Service Employment Company, Labour Corps; sold with his Silver War Badge, numbered 'B 348689' and issue document, two cap badges and cloth good conduct and service stripes.Subject...

Three: Sapper J. McMillan, 86th Field Company, Royal Engineers, who was killed in action in France in March 19181914-15 Star (46249 Spr. J. McMillan, R.E.); British War and Victory Medals (46249 Spr. J. McMillan, R.E.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque 1914-18 (James MacMillan), good very fine or better (4)James McMillan entered the Egypt theatre of operations on 19 July 1915 and may have seen action in Gallipoli and then Palestine. He was subsequently killed in action in France on 19 March 1918, while serving in 86th Field Company, R.E.Aged 32, he was the son of James and Catheri...

Three: 2nd Lieutenant J. H. Edwards, 6th Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers, attached 25th (Montgomeryshire & Welsh Horse) Battalion, who was killed in action in France in September 19171914-15 Star (18839 Pte. J. H. Edwards, R.W. Fus.); British War and Victory Medals (2 Lieut. J. H. Edwards), the last with officially re-impressed naming, good very fine (3)John Henry Edwards first saw action in France, where he landed as a Private in the 6th Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers on 2 December 1915. Subsequently commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, he was attached to the 25th (Montgomeryshire & Welsh Horse) B...

(x) Three: Private M. Thomas, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who spent over seven months in hospital suffering from shell shock and afterwards became a Prisoner of War following a German flame-thrower attack in the dunes at Nieuport in July 19171914-15 Star (R-3887 Pte. M. Thomas, K.R. Rif:C.); British War and Victory Medals (R-3887 Pte. M. Thomas, K.R. Rif. C.), nearly extremely fine (3)Mansel Thomas was born at Barry, Cardiff, in August 1893. He served in France from 30 July 1915 with the 13th (Service) Battalion, K.R.R.C., and was found suffering from shell shock on 27 June 1916. Admitted to the...

(x) Four: Rifleman D. Bruce, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who died of wounds on 15 May 1915 during the Second Battle of Ypres1914-15 Star (R-7682 Pte. D. Bruce, K. R. Rif: C.), British War and Victory Medals (R-7682 Pte. D. Bruce, K. R. Rif. C.), together with the Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque to 'Donald Bruce', very fine (4)Donald Bruce was born in Ealing, London, the son of Ellen Mary and Francis Robert Bruce. He served in France from 21 December 1914 and died whilst serving with the 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Bruce is buried at Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery in the P...

(x) Three: Rifleman J. J. Hallum, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who died of wounds on 28 February 19171914-15 Star (R-602 Pte. J. Hallum, K. R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (R-602 Pte. J. Hallum, K. R. Rif. C.), good very fine (3)John Joseph Hallum was a native of Hackney, London, serving in France from 31 August 1915. He died of wounds suffered during the German retreat towards the Hindenburg Line during 'Operation Alberich', and is buried at Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

Three: Private W. McClung, Royal Irish Rifles, later Irish Guards1914-15 Star (18226 Pte. W. McClung. R. Ir. Rif.); British War and Victory Medals (18226 Pte. W. McClung. R. Ir. Rif.), mounted as worn, good very fine (3)William McClung lived at 31 Cumberland Street, Belfast and served in France from 2 October 1915. He subsequently served with the Irish Guards and claimed these Medals in October 1928.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Lieutenant R. J. MacLaughlan, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve1914-15 Star (S. Lt. R. MacLaughlan. R.N.V.R.); British War and Victory Medals (Lt. R. MacLaughlan. R.N.V.R.), extremely fine (3)Richard John MacLaughlan was commissioned Temporary Sub Lieutenant on Christmas Day, 25 December 1915, whilst Permanent Agent at Castro, Lemnos '...to facilitate dealing with the Military Authorities.' A good linguist, he could speak greek, french, italian and turkish and was promoted Temporary Lieutenant on Christmas Day, 25 December 1916. From 23 July 1917, MacLaughlan would be seconded to Lieutenant...

(x) Three: Private F. Barron, King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (Y-1201 Pte. F. Barron, K.R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (Y-1201 Pte. F. Barron, K.R. Rif. C.), very fine (3)Frederick Barron served in France from 19 January 1915. His MIC notes that he died, but there is no record of him in the CWGC records.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Gunner H. Barnard, Royal Garrison Artillery1914-15 Star (54887. Gnr. H. Barnard. R.G.A.); British War and Victory Medals (54887 Gnr. H. Barnard. R.A.), very fine (3)Harry Barnard, a native of Eastbourne, enlisted into the Royal Artillery on 24 November 1914, arriving in France on 6 June 1915. He was discharged with Bronchitis on 12 December 1918, his character described as 'Very Good'; sold with copied service papers and MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: 2nd Lieutenant E. V. Davies, King's Royal Rifle Corps, late Rhodesia Regiment1914-15 Star, erased naming; British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. E. V. Davies), very fine (3)Edwin Victor Davies served in France with the 1st Battalion, Rhodesia Regiment, from 27 October 1915. He transferred to the 2nd Battalion, Rhodesian Platoon, of the K.R.R.C, and was wounded on 24 September 1918.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Family Group:Three: Rifleman J. W. Fitter, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was killed in action in March 19151914-15 Star (60653 Pte. J. W. Fitter, K. R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (6-653 Pte. J. W. Fitter. K. R. Rif. C.), good very finePair: Private E. C. Fitter, Labour Corps, late The King's (Liverpool) RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (82873 Pte. E. C. Fitter. L'Pool R.), nearly extremely fine (5)John William Fitter was born at Hackney, London in 1892, the son of Charlotte and Thomas Fitter. He served in France from 24 November 1914 with the 1st Battalion, King's Royal...

(x) Three: Rifleman B. H. Bradley, King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (C-637 Pte. B. H. Bradley, K. R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (C-637 Pte. B. H. Bradley. K. R. Rif. C.), very fine (3)Bertie H. Bradley served in France with the 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps from 16 November 1915, and was discharged Class 'Z' after the Armistice.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Rifleman J. R. Brown, Labour Corps, late King's Royal Rifle Corps, thrice wounded on the Western Front1914-15 Star (3317 Pte. J. R. Brown, K. R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (3317 Pte. J. R. Brown. K.R.R.C.), good very fine (3)John Robert Brown was born in 1892 at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. He served in France from 23 July 1915 with the 12th (Service) Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, and was wounded in action near Laventie on 12 October 1915, receiving a slight gunshot wound to the right arm. Recovering in time for the Battle of the Somme, he was again wounded on...

(x) Three: Rifleman D. Vandome, Royal Engineers, late King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (5-3146 Pte. D. Vandome, K. R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (3146 Pte. D. Vandome, K. R. Rif. C.), very fine (3)David Vandome was born in 1883 at Bethnal Green, London. He served in France from 17 December 1915 with the 5th (Reserve) Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, and later the 32nd Divisional Signal Company, Royal Engineers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Rifleman A. C. Salmon, King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (A-1422 Pte. A. C. Salmon, K. R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (A-1422 Pte. A. C. Salmon, K. R. Rif. C.), toned, good very fine (3)Alfred C. Salmon served in France with the 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, from 8 June 1915. He transferred to the 4th and 6th Battalions, before being discharged on 26 February 1919, having been wounded on several occasions. He is also entitled to a Silver War Badge.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

(x) Three: Rifleman W. Murphy, King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (R-4960 Pte. W. Murphy, K. R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (R-4960 Pte. W. Murphy, K. R. Rif. C.), very fine (3)William Murphy served in France from 30 July 1915, and was discharged Class 'Z' after the Armistice. Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Lance-Corporal H. G. Jalland, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was killed in action on 15 September 1916, the first day of the Battle of Flers-Courcelette, when British tanks first went into action1914-15 Star (Y-1585 L. Cpl. H. G. Jalland, K.R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (Y-1585 Pte. H. G. Jalland, K.R. Rif. C.), good very fine (3)Henry "Harry" Gardner Jalland was born at Radford, Nottingham in 1895, the son of Ann and Albert Joseph Jalland. He served with the 9th Battalion, K.R.R.C., and was killed in the attempt to break through the main German defences along a 3.5 mil...

(x) Three: Rifleman A. Hempseed, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was severely wounded in the left knee and thigh in the attack on Guillemont on the Somme on 3 September 19161914-15 Star (R-4878 Pte. A. Hempseed, K.R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (R-4878 Pte. A. Hempseed, K.R. Rif. C.), nearly very fine and better (3)Adam Hempseed was born at Thornaby-on-Tees, Yorkshire, on 11 September 1894. He served in France with the 5th and 11th Battalions of the K.R.R.C. from 21 July 1915 and was slightly wounded in the cheek and chin at Fauquissart on 16 November 1915. Following further wounds...

(x) Three: Private G. H. Nash, Labour Corps, late King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was twice wounded in the Great War1914-15 Star (2337 Pte. G. H. Nash, K.R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (2337 Pte. G. H. Nash, K.R. Rif. C.), very fine (3)George Harold Nash served in France from 19 May 1915. He was twice wounded in action and was discharged Class 'Z' on 20 March 1919.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Rifleman F. Watton, Labour Corps, late King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (410 Pte. F. Watton, K.R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (410 Pte. F. Watton, K.R. Rif. C.), light verdigris to first, otherwise very fine (3)Frank Watton was born at King's Norton, Birmingham, in 1888, and married Violet Pegler at Selly Oak in 1911. He served in France with the 13th (Service) Battalion, K.R.R.C., from 31 July 1915, later transferring to the 14th Battalion and Labour Corps; discharged on 2 January 1918 'unfit for War Service', he was entitled to a Silver War Badge.Subject to 5% tax...

(x) Three: Private C. A. Ingham, London Regiment1914-15 Star, erased naming; British War and Victory Medals (2749 Pte. C. A. Ingham, 16-Lond. R.), very fine (3)Charles A. Ingham served in France with the 16th Battalion, London Regiment from 4 July 1915; his MIC refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Sergeant G. L. Owen, King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (6763 L. Sjt. G. L. Owen, K. R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (6763 Sjt. G. L. Owen, K. R. Rif. C.), good very fine (3)George Lewis Owen was born at Toxteth Park, Liverpool, in 1889. He served in France with the 4th Battalion, K.R.R.C., from 20 December 1914, later transferring to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 6th (Reserve) Battalions.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private G. W. Wood, Vryheid (Wakkerstroom) Commando, South African Forces, who saw varied service in German South West Africa, and later as 'Company Barber' in England1914-15 Star (Pte. G. W. Wood. Vryheid Cdo.); British War Medal (Pte. G. W. Wood. 4th S.A.I.); bi-lingual Victory Medal (Pte. G. W. Wood. Vryheid. Cdo.), very fine and scarce (3)One of 220 men who served with the Vryheid Commando during the Great War.George William Wood was born on 12 February 1879 at West Stanley, Durham, the son of John Wood, a coal miner. He followed his father down the pits and in 1909 emigrated to Sou...

Three: Private J. E. W. Klemt, 5th Mounted Brigade, South African Forces, who took part in the German South West Africa Campaign and likely witnessed the surrender at Windhuk on 9 July 19151914-15 Star (Pte. J. E. W. Klemt, 5th M. Bge.); British War and bilingual Victory Medals (Pte. J. E. W. Klemt, 5th M. Bge.), very fine (3)J. E. W. Klemt served as part of the 5th Mounted Brigade of Orange Free Staters under Brigadier-General H. W. N. 'Manie' Botha. On 1 July 1915, the South Africans, including the 5th Mounted Brigade finally caught up with the enemy at Otavi before the enemy could properly...

Three: Private M. D. Greeff, Brand's Free State Rifles, South African Forces1914-15 Star (Pte. M. D. Greeff Brands F.S. Rfls.); British War and bi-lingual Victory Medal (Pte. M. D. Greeff. Brands F. S. Rfls.), very fine and scarce (3)Brand's Free State Rifles were formed in South Africa in January 1915 as part of 5th Mounted Brigade. They took the name of Sir Johannes Henricus Brand, G.C.M.G., fourth state President of the Orange Free State from 1864 to 1888, whose saying 'alles zal recht komen als elkeen zijn plicht doet' (all will be well if everyone does his duty) is still well known to thi...

Four: Sergeant F. G. Grant, 14th King's Hussars1914-15 Star (683. Sjt. F. G. Grant. 14th. Hrs.); British War and Victory Medals (683 Sjt. F. G. Grant. 14-Hrs.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (683 Cpl.-A.L.Sjt.-F. G. Grout. 14/Hrs.), note surname to last, very fine and better (4)Frederick G. Grant served in the Asiatic theatre from 14 November 1915.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Four: Colour-Sergeant F. G. B. Smith, King's Royal Rifle Corps1914-15 Star (8385 Sjt. F. G. B. Smith, K. R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (8385 A-C-Sjt. F. G. B. Smith, K. R. Rif. C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (6837195 Sjt. F. G. B. Smith, K.R.R.C.), contact marks, nearly very fine (4)Frederick George B. Smith was born at Woolwich, Kent in 1889. He served in France from 20 December 1914 with the 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, landing at Le Havre as part of the 80th Brigade in the 27th Division. The Battalion saw action at the Second Battle of Ypres in April 1915. He ma...

(x) Four: Colour-Sergeant Master Cook A. J. Dart, Labour Corps, late King's Royal Rifle Corps, Leinster Regiment and East Lancashire Regiment1914-15 Star (A. 3774 C. Sjt. A. J. Dart, K. R. Rif. C.); British War and Victory Medals (3774 C. Sjt. A. J. Dart, K.R.R.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (2125 C. Sjt: A. J. Dart, Leinster: Regt.), very fine (4)Albert John Dart was born on 27 July 1868 at Edenderry, Portadown, Armagh, Ireland. He first served with the East Lancashire Regiment at the rank of Boy, before transferring to the Leinster Regiment. During the Great War, Albert served as Colour-Ser...

(x) Four: Private M. E. Charles, London Regiment1914-15 Star (1132 Pte. M. E. Charles, 15-Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medals (1132 Pte. M. E. Charles, 15-Lond. R.); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal (530008 Pte. M. E. Charles, 15/Lond. R.), extremely fine (4)Montagu Emlyn Charles served in France with the 15th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment, from 17 March 1915. The Battalion saw considerable action at Vimy Ridge and subsequent battles on the Western Front, although it was temporarily re-designated as a Territorial Battalion of the K.R.R.C.; hostilities over, Charles...

(x) Family Group:Four: Quarter-Master Sergeant C. O. Stratton, London Regiment, who was wounded at High Wood on the Somme in September 19161914-15 Star (1134 Pte. C. O. Stratton, 15-Lond.R.); British War and Victory Medals (1134 A.C. Sjt. C. O. Stratton, 15-Lond. R); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (530009 Sjt. C. O. Stratton 15/Lond.R.), very fineThree: Pilot Officer J. O. Stratton, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve1939-45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45, nearly extremely fine (7)Charles Owen Stratton was born at Tottenham, Middlesex, the son of Alice Jane and Charles Owen Str...

(x) Four: Regimental Sergeant-Major A. H. Wicks, The London Regiment, late Leinster Regiment1914-15 Star (1315 Pte. A. H. Wicks, Leins:R.); British War and Victory Medals (1315 Pte. A. H. Wicks, Leins. R.); Territorial Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. crowned bust (6607218 Sjt. A. H. Wicks, 9-Lond. R.), good fine, the last extremely fine (4)Albert H. Wicks served in France with the Leinster Regiment from 18 May 1915. He later served with the 1st and 2nd Cadet Battalions of the King's Royal Rifle Corps and was awarded his T.E.M. in February 1932.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT...

(x) Six: Corporal J. G. Greenaway, Royal Artillery1914-15 Star (69771 Gnr. J. G. Greenaway. R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (69771 Gnr. J. G. Greenaway. R.A.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (69771 Cpl. J. Greenaway Div. Sig.); Defence Medal 1939-45; Imperial Service Medal, G.VI.R., in Royal Mint case of issue (James George Greenaway), the fourth and last officially re-impressed, very fine (6)James George Greenaway lived at 106 Cowley Road, Oxford, and served in South West Africa from 29 August 1915. He was later awarded the I.S.M. whilst Technician (C...

(x) Four: Lieutenant F. K. Hillier, Royal Army Service Corps1914-15 Star (M2-102603. Pte. F. K. Hillier, A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. F. K. Hillier.); Defence Medal 1939-45, nearly extremely fine (4) Frederick Kenneth Hillier was born on 13 November 1886 at Wallington, Surrey, the son of Henry Ford Hillier of 96 Hayes Road, Bromley, Kent. Educated at Dulwich College, he gave his trade as a motor mechanic with 12 years' experience on enlistment. Having attested on 3 June 1915, he served in France a week later as a fitter, crossing the Channel aboard the S.S. Munich.On 2 Dece...

(x) Family group:'There is no doubt that when an accident of this kind does occur, and a man loses his life, then he does just as much for his country as a man in the front line in Libya or elsewhere.'An interesting group of four to Captain J. W. Hilliar, 4th Somerset (Frome) Battalion, Home Guard, late Machine Gun Corps and Royal Irish Regiment, who was killed by a rifle grenade at Emborough, near Wells, in August 19421914-15 Star (778 Cpl. J. W. Hilliar. R. Ir. Regt.); British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. J. W. Hilliar.); Defence Medal 1939-45, nearly extremely finePair: Mrs Elsie L. Hi...

(x) Family medals:Five: Private L. R. Lawrence, East Kent Regiment1914-15 Star (G-871 Pte. L. R. Lawrence. E. Kent. R.); British War and Victory Medals (G-871 Pte. L. R. Lawrence. E. Kent. R.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45, very fineGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (S/6851828 S/Sjt. L. R. Lawrence. R.A.S.C.), very fine (6) L.R. Lawrence served in France from February 1915, and was discharged in 1919; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Four: Rifleman J. Beech, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was wounded on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme and for a second time on 3 May 1917, when he became a Prisoner of War1914-15 Star (R-1118 Pte. J. Beech, K.R. Rif: C.); British War and Victory Medals (R-1118 Pte. J. Beech, K.R. Rif. C.); Imperial Service Medal, E.II.R. (James Beech), light contact marks to the first three, very fine, the last extremely fine (4)James Beech served in France with the 12th (Service) Battalion, K.R.R.C, from 13 August 1915. Having been wounded on the Somme, he transferred to the 8th Battalion and rec...

(x) Family group:Four: B. Ardley, British Red Cross Society and Order of St. John of Jerusalem1914-15 Star (B. Ardley, B.R.C. & St. J.J.); British War and Victory Medals (B. Ardley, B.R.C. & St. J.J.); France, Third Republic, Croix de Guerre, 1914-1917, with bronze star on riband, good very finePair: Private H. J. Ardley, Army Service CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (M-340505 Pte. H. J. Ardley, A.S.C.), good very fine (6)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Lieutenant E. W. A. G. Middlecote, Royal Air Force, late King's Royal Rifle Corps and Cameron Highlanders, who was the subject of a Court of Enquiry having been wounded in the trenches in 1915 - he was later lost in action whilst on a reconnaissance flight1914-15 Star (3282. Pte. E. Middlecote, Cam'n Highrs.); British War Medal 1914-20 (2. Lieut. E. W. A. G. Middlecote. R.A.F.), reverse of first with traces of glue to reverse, good very fine (2)Edwin William Alfred George Middlecote was born on 26 October 1896 at Bristol, the son of Edwin Middleton, domestic coachman and later proprietor...

(x) Pair: Lance-Corporal A. Burr, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who died of wounds received on the Steenbeek during the Battle of Passchendaele1914-15 Star (R-4491 Pte. A. Burr, K. R. Rif: C.); Victory Medal (R-4491 Pte. A. Burr, K. R. Rif. C.), good very fine (2)Alfred Burr was the son of Elizabeth and Edward Charles Burr of 149 Thornhill Road, Tolworth, Surbiton, Surrey. He served in France with the 12th and 13th Battalions, King's Royal Rifle Corps, from 30 July 1915, suffering a slight wound whilst on duty on 10 July 1916, followed by a gunshot wound to the left hand on 12 April 1917. He was m...

A poignant British War Medal and Memorial Plaque pair awarded to Lieutenant D. J. Honer, Royal Flying Corps, late Royal Field Artillery, who was shot down and killed by the famous 30 victory 'Ace' Karl Emil Schäfer, holder of the Pour le MériteBritish War Medal 1914-20 (Lieut. D. J. Honer.); Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (Douglas James Honer), the Plaque with traces of glue to reverse, good very fine (2)Douglas James Honer was born on 10 September 1893, at 18 Wyndham Square, Plymouth, the son of William Honer. Educated at St. Boniface's College, Plymouth, Douglas served as a Private in the...

1914 Star (1155 Pte. G. Don. 1/6 Gord: Highrs.); Victory Medal 1914-19 (1155 Cpl. G. Don. Gordons.), together with the memorial plaque to 'George Don', very fine and better (3)1914-15 Star (32463 Spr: G. A. E. Richardson. R.E.); Victory Medal 1914-19 (32463 Spr. G. A. E. Richardson. R.E.); 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; War Medal 1939-45, minor verdigris to star, very fine (5)George Don served as a Private with the Gordon Highlanders in France from 10 November 1914. Promoted Corporal, he was killed in action on 9 Arpil 1917 during the 1/6th Seaforth attack near Roclincourt on the firs...

Pair: Corporal E. E. S. Miller, Royal Army Service CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (S-361861 Cpl. E. E. S. Miller A.S.C.), extremely fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Able Seaman J. Timberlake, Royal NavyBritish War and Victory Medals (J.65166 J. Timberlake. A.B. R.N.), good very fine (2)John Timberlake was born at Loudwater High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire in August 1889. He saw service afloat with H.M.S. Birkenhead during the Great War, who had previously served with her sister-ship Chester at Jutland.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Lance-Corporal C. W. Burton, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was killed in action on 3 May 1917, the opening day of the Third Battle of the Scarpe, an 'unmitigated disaster' for the British Army which suffered nearly 6000 men killed for little material gainBritish War and Victory Medals (R-20063 Pte. C. W. Burton, K.R. Rif. C.), good very fine (2)Charles Whisler Burton was born at Green Hammerton, Yorkshire, in 1897, the son of Charles Bouchier Burton of Copmanthorpe, York. He served with the 8th Battalion, K.R.R.C, and died during an attack to capture the Blue Line running in front of...

(x) Pair: Rifleman W. H. Smith, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who died of wounds on 20 October 1918British War and Victory Medals (R-32339 Pte. W. H. Smith, K.R. Rif. C.), in card box of issue, extremely fine (2)William Herbert Smith was the son of William and Christina Smith, of 40 Finborough Road, South Kensington, London. He served with the 2nd Battalion, K.R.R.C., and was likely brought to the 5th, 47th or 61st Casualty Clearing Station at Bihecourt; he is buried nearby in the Vadencourt British Cemetery at Maissemy.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. F...

(x) Pair: Corporal E. A. H. Chapman, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who died of a gunshot wound to the head at the 17th Casualty Clearing Station, St Eloi, on 26 January 1917British War and Victory Medals (C-6527 Cpl. E. H. A. Chapman, K. R. Rif. C.), very fine (2)Ernest Arthur Henry Chapman was the grandson of Elizabeth L. Leeson of 36 Aldenham Street, St. Pancras, London. He served in France from 25 May 1916 with the 18th (Arts and Crafts) Service Battalion, K.R.R.C., initially in the trenches near Ploegsteert Wood and later, near the village of Lijssenhoek, which was home to a number of Casualty...

(x) Pair: Rifleman C. R. Newell, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, who was killed in action on 31 August 1918, a few days after the retaking of Favreuil by the New Zealand DivisionBritish War and Victory Medals (48558 Rflm. C. R. Newell, N.Z.E.F.), very fine (2)Charles Reginald Newell was the son of James and Gertrude Isabel Newell, of Auckland, New Zealand. He served with the 3rd Battalion, 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade, during the opening stages of the Hundred Days Offensive, and is buried at Vaulx Hill Cemetery in the Pas-de-Calais, France.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT o...

(x) Pair: Rifleman A. Chappell, King's Royal Rife Corps, who died on 26 June 1917, likely during actions on the Hindenburg LineBritish War and Victory Medals (R-19790 Pte. A. Chappell, K. R. Rif. C.), good very fine (2)Arthur Chappell was the son of Harry and Mary Chappell, of Marsh, Huddersfield, and the husband of Annis Horton (formerly Chappell), of 13 Moorside, Kirkheaton, Huddersfield. He died serving with the 16th (Church Lads Brigade) Battalion, K.R.R.C., and is buried at Croisilles British Cemetery in the Pas de Calais, France.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on...

(x) Pair: Lieutenant A. W. Greaves, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (Lieut. A. W. Greaves.), nearly extremely fine (2)Arthur William Greaves served in France as a Sergeant in the K.R.R.C. from 3 May 1916, just prior to the Battle of the Somme. He was commissioned in March 1917 and was likely involved in the significant Battles of 1917 and 1918, including Passchendaele and the Hundred Days Offensive; sold with a bronze K.R.R.C. cap badge, K.R.R. shoulder title, and a British Legion badge and tie pin.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premi...

'Nacelle completely smashed. All longerons smashed, undercarriage smashed, tail booms smashed, all planes smashed'. Report on Casualties to Personnel and Machines refers.Pair: 2nd Lieutenant N. Hargreaves, Royal Flying Corps, late East Lancashire Regiment, who was killed on escort duty when the De Havilland Scout which he was piloting developed engine trouble - In endeavouring to turn, his aeroplane nose-dived into the groundBritish War and Victory Medals (Lieut. N. Hargreaves.), the second with traces of glue residue to reverse, otherwise extremely fine (2)Norman Hargreaves was the son of Wil...

Pair: Air Mechanic 2nd Class A. L. Meacham, Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (59557. 2.A.M. A. L. Meacham. R.A.F.), nearly very fine (2)Arthur Langley Meacham was born on 3 February 1898 in Suffolk, the sixth child of Charles Meacham, a confectioner. Enlisting into the Royal Flying Corps on 13 February 1917, he was posted to 2nd Balloon Wing, 8th Balloon Company two months later. On 1 April 1918, he transferred to the Royal Air Force as Air Mechanic 3rd Class, but his service was hampered by health problems. In May 1919, he was transferred to Dover and adm...

(x) Pair: Lieutenant R. G. Anderson, 2nd Dragoons, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. R. G. Anderson.), very fine (2)Robert Gilchrist Anderson was born at Denny, Stirlingshire in 1886. He served in France as a Private from 6 March 1916, before being commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the K.R.R.C. on 26 September 1917. He later transferred from the 5th to the 8th Battalions, before relinquishing his commission as a Lieutenant in the London Gazette of 27 April 1920; Anderson died at Denny, Stirlingshire, aged 83 on 22 June 1969 and is interred at Kilsyth Cemetery....

(x) Pair: 2nd Lieutenant S. H. F. Pulley, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. S. H. F. Pulley), good very fine (2)Sidney Herbert Frederick Pulley served in France from 9 October 1917, with the 17th Battalion (British Empire League), K.R.R.C.; entitled to a pair only.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A rare Great War casualty's pair to Rifleman H. J. Head, Rhodesian Platoon, attached King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was killed in action on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme: only 10 men of his 90-strong Platoon remained fit to fight the next dayBritish War and Victory Medals (R-17495 Pte. H. J. Head, K.R. Rif. C.), good very fine (2)Herbert James Head was the son of the late John Head, Inspector of the Metropolitan Police, and husband of Mary Head of 'Erne Vale', Dundee, Natal, South Africa.During the First World War, an affiliation was formed between the King's Royal Rifle Corps an...

(x) Pair: Rifleman R. H. Fretwell, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who died in the 'quagmire of stinking mud that swallowed up men, horses and tanks' at Passchendaele on 16 October 1917British War and Victory Medals (A-201577 Pte. R. H. Fretwell, K.R.Rif.C.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque 1914-18 (Robert Harold Fretwell), good very fine (3)Robert Harold Fretwell was the son of Robert John and Agnes Ann Fretwell of Waxholme Road, Withernsea, Yorkshire, and the husband of Mary Lilian Fretwell of 370 Essex Road, Islington. He served with the 20th (British Empire League Pioneers) Battali...

(x) Pair: Private H. Sellen, King's Royal Rifle Corps, late 2/6th London RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (321770 Pte. H. Sellen, 6-Lond. R.), nearly very fine (2)Henry Sellen's full entitlement; his MIC refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Rifleman A. W. Hutt, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who died of wounds suffered in the attack on 'Shrewsbury Forest' on 20 September 1917British War and Victory Medals (R-38609 Pte. A. W. Hutt, K.R. Rif. C.), good very fine (2)Alfred William Hutt was the husband of Maud Violet Emily Hutt, of 101 Waterloo Street, Camberwell, London. He served in France with the 21st (Yeoman Rifles) Battalion, K.R.R.C., and was killed in action during the failed British assault on 'Shrewsbury Forest' which was hoped would clear the way for the capture of the nearby village of Gheluvelt; he is commemorated o...

Pair: Air Mechanic 3rd Class W. Shaw, Royal Air ForceBritish War and Victory Medals (141006. 3.A.M. W. Shaw. R.A.F.), very fine (2)Wilfred Shaw was transferred from the British Military Mission to Russia to No. 82 General Hospital, Constantinople on account of bronchitis on 23 January 1920; sold with copied service record.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private R. Alexander, Royal ScotsBritish War and Victory Medals (8371 Pte. R. Alexander. R. Scots.), good very fine, in original card box of issue (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private A. Harley, South Wales BorderersBritish War and Victory Medals (17419 Pte. A. Harley. S. Wales Bord.), very fine (2)Albert Harley enlisted into the 6th Battalion, South Wales Borderers on 3 September 1914. Converted to a Pioneer Battalion, it landed at Le Havre on 25 September 1915 and was involved in operations around Leipzig Salient during the 1916 Somme Offensive. Wounded on the Somme, he was discharged on 2 August 1916; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Great War campaign pair awarded to Lieutenant C. S. Boucher, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, who won a 'mention' for M.L. 413's destruction of the UB-71 in April 1918British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaf (Lieut. C. S. Boucher, R.N.V.R.), mounted as worn, good very fine (2)Clive Stuart Boucher, a Canadian, was commissioned Sub. Lieutenant in the "Wavy Navy" in August 1916. Having then been appointed to Motor Launch M.L. 413 at the end of the same year, he gained advancement to the temporary rank of Lieutenant in August 1917. As per an official endorsement on his service record, he...

Pair: Driver J. E. Dingley, Royal Army Service Corps, a participant for Great Britain during the 1920 Antwerp OlympicsBritish War and Victory Medals (2052 Dvr. J. Dingley. A.S.C.), nearly extremely fine (2)James E. Dingley served with the Royal Army Service Corps during the Great War and was subsequently selected to represent Great Britain for the Men's All Round Gymnastics Team for the 1920 Antwerp Olympics. An original letter which accompanies the Lot dated 28 June 1921 from a B. Franklin, A.G.A. (Amateur Gymnastics Association) Executive Council of Dashwood House, New Broad Street, London s...

'Captain Gerald Wyatt Greenwood, R.F.A., the son of Mr. R. Greenwood, J.P., and Mrs. Greenwood, The Gables, Preston Newroad, died in hospital at Leicester on Sunday. Captain Greenwood was recovering from wounds when he contracted influenza, this being followed by pneumonia … He went to Egypt in 1915, and from thence to Gallipoli. At the time he held the rank of Lieutenant. On the evacuation of the peninsula, he was sent back to Egypt. He was drafted to France in 1917 and took part in many engagements. Five months ago, he was slightly wounded, and the day previous to the fall of Cambrai, he was...

Three: Private F. Cowell, Machine Gun Corps, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (35610 Pte. F. Cowell. K.R.R.C.); Imperial Service Medal, E.II.R. (Frank Cowell), first two mounted as worn, good very fine (3)Frank Cowell served initially with the King's Royal Rifle Corps before transferring to the Machine Gun Corps, serving with 'C' Company, No. 4 Section. He was awarded the I.S.M. whilst employed as a Sorter with the London Postal Region, Royal Mail (London Gazette 30 December 1955, refers); sold together with London County Council School Attendance medal 1905, bronze...

Pair: Air Mechanic 3rd Class H. E. Coffey, Royal Air ForceBritish War and Victory Medals (250534 3.A.M. H. E. Coffey. R.A.F.), good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Gunner W. Horsfall, Royal Field ArtilleryBritish War and Victory Medals (114590 Gnr. W. Horsfall. R.A.), nearly extremely fine (2)William Horsfall was born on 2 September 1895 and a native of Rochdale, Lancashire. He was taken prisoner at Le Quesnoy on 21 March 1918; sold with copied MIC and I.C.R.C. details.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Gunner H. A. Harris, Royal Field ArtilleryBritish War and Victory Medals (240211 Gnr. H. A. Harris. R.A.), nearly extremely fine (2)Harold A. Harris is entitled to a Pair only; sold with Army Form B. 5112. giving his address as 47 High Street, Newport Pagnall, Buckinghamshire, together with paper packets, original box of issue and two riband bars.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Driver F. G. Wodehouse, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, Australian Imperial ForceBritish War and Victory Medals (27138 Dvr. F. G. Wodehouse 1 D.A.C. A.I.F.), nearly very fine (2)Frederick Guy Wodehouse was born at Hertford, England, and educated at Malvern College. He travelled to Australia and worked as a stockman before enlisting at Maryborough, Queensland, on 20 March 1916. He embarked from Sydney aboard H.M.A.T. Aeneas on 30 September 1916, and served with the 9th Field Artillery Brigade, 4th Reinforcement, on the Western Front. Woodhouse saw the end of the war from a hospital...

(x) Family group:Pair: Private W. Alger, Manchester Regiment, who was killed in action on 31 July 1917British War and Victory Medals (203407 Pte. W. Alger. Manch. R.), nearly extremely fine Pair: Private A. N. Alger, Manchester Regiment, who was killed in action on 31 August 1916British War and Victory Medals (33418 Pte. A. N. Alger. Manch. R.), extremely finePair: Private S. Alger, King's Own (Royal Lancaster) RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (35136 Pte. S. Alger. R. Lanc. R.), very fineWilliam Alger was the second eldest son of Alfred and Mary Alger, of 358 Burnley Lane, Chaderton, Old...

(x) Family group:Pair: Private W. Patterson, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, late Army Service CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (S4-064826 Pte. W. Patterson. A.S.C.), very fineSeven: Corporal N. Patterson, Army Air Corps1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (6982741 Cpl. N. Patterson. A.A.C.), minor contact marks to last, nearly very fine, with an unofficial H.M. Prison Service of Victoria medal for 10 years of service, engraved 'PO N.V. Patterson 1975' to reverse (10) Subject to 5% t...

(x) Family group:Volunteer Force Long Service, E.VII.R. (2066 Clr.Sjt. R. Barnett. 2/V.B. Durham L.I.), edge nicks, otherwise very finePair: Private A. E. Barnett, Royal Army Medical CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (119429 Pte. A. E. Barnett. R.A.M.C.), the first officially re-impressed, good very fine1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, North Africa 1942-43; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, together with box of issue addressed to 'E. L. Barnett Esq., 124 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham.', medal entitlement slip, second slip to '1143257 Cpl', and origina...

(x) Family group:Pair: Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class S. A. Border, Royal NavyBritish War and Victory Medals (M. 4802 S. A. Border. E.R.A.4. R.N.), nearly very fineFive: Gunner J. H. Border, 9th Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery, who was killed in action at the Fall of Singapore1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., Regular Army (1419668 Gnr. J. H. Border. R.A.), with box of issue, addressed to 'Mrs A. F. C. Street, 5, Stowe Gardens, Stonicknowle Gardens, Stonicknowle, Plymouth, Devon.', nearly extremely fineFive: Bombardier E. C. Border, Royal Ar...

(x) Pair: Rifleman J. A. Knights, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (R-37104 Pte. J. A. Knights. K. R. Rif. C.), very fine (2)Joseph Alfred Knights was born on 26 July 1898 at Camden, London, the son of Martha Leslie and Alfred William Knights. He died at Lewes, Sussex, in 1965.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Corporal A. J. Boyes, London RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (533680 Cpl. A. j. Boyes. 15-Lond. R.), good very fine (2)Arthur J. Boyes served with the 11th, 15th and 22nd Battalions, London Regiment and is entitled to a Pair only.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Rifleman W. Tew, Royal Irish Rifles, who was killed in action on the Somme on 1 July 1916British War and Victory Medals (3-982 Pte. W. Tew, R. Ir. Rif.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque 1914-18 (William Tew), extremely fine (3)William Tew was born in Shoreditch, Middlesex and was living in Islington at the time of his enlistment in the Royal Irish Rifles. He first saw action in France with the 15th Battalion (North Belfast) and was killed in action on the 'First Day of the Somme'.He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’...

(x) Pair: Private F. Heeler, The London RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (535126 Pte. F. Heeler, 15-Lond.R.), light verdigris to second, nearly very fine (2)Frank Heeler is entitled to a Pair only; sold together with a small silver-gilt medallion engraved to reverse, 'YMCASC 1909 Special Medal ¼ Mile F. Heeler'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private D. Innes, King's Royal Rifle Corps, late Labour Corps and King's Own Scottish BorderersBritish War and Victory Medals (27292 Pte. D. Innes, K. O. Sco. Bord.), nearly very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Rifleman G. J. Cleaver, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, who was killed in action at Morval on 18 September 1916British War and Victory Medals (7792 Pte. G. J. Cleaver, K. R. Rif. C.), good very fine (2)Gregory Joseph Cleaver was born in 1890 at Bilton, near Rugby. Having seen service in India, Crete and Malta prior to the Great War, he served in France from 2 February 1915 with the 3rd and 12th Battalions, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Having returned home to marry his sweetheart at Ipswich, he was killed in action before the year's end just south of the Ginchy-Lesboeufs Road. Cleaver is commem...

(x) Pair: Rifleman C. Rash, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (R-38195 Pte. C. Rash. K. R. Rif. C.), very fine (2)Claud Rash was born in 1886 at Chelmsford, Essex. He enlisted on 29 December 1916 and served with the 9th (Service) Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, as it prepared for the assault on Delville Wood. It was on the final day of this engagement that Rash was discharged as a result of trench fever, his MIC noting 'sick'. Rash returned home to Essex and married Rosa Stacey in late 1918, fathering three children, Mary, Jack and John. Rash died on 7 August 1926.Sub...

(x) Pair: Private J. L. Dalton, Durham Light InfantryBritish War and Victory Medals (4360 Pte. J. L. Dalton, Durh. L. I.), very fine (2)Joseph L. Dalton is entitled to a Pair only. His medals were returned and reissued having been incorrectly named.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Rifleman C. Rainer, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (R-40696 Pte. C. Rainer, K. R. Rif. C.), very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Rifleman J. L. Potter, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (R-17458 Pte. J. L. Potter, K. R. Rif. C.), good very fine (2)John Luther Potter is also entitled to a Silver War Badge.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Transport Sergeant H. B. Calcutt, King's Royal Rifle Corps, late Rifle BrigadeBritish War and Victory Medals (46898 T. Sjt. H. B. Calcutt. Rif. Brig.), nearly very fine (2)Harry B. Calcutt served with the 25th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, and 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade; sold together with two bronze medallions, the first engraved, 'Prize Medal, Crystal Palace Fete 1912' and the second a Royal Navy and Army Boxing Association medal, engraved '1st Army Inf. School, B.E.F. N.C.O.'s Middle W. L/Cpl B. H. Calcutt, 2nd, 19.9.18.'Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20...

(x) Pair: Private A. G. Terry, Royal Engineers, late Royal Sussex Regiment, London Regiment and King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (47734 Pte. A. E. Terry, K.R.R.C.), light contact marks, nearly very fine (2)Albert George Terry was born on 11 October 1896 at Belvedere, Kent. He married Lucy Rebina Watson at Erith, Kent, in 1927 and died at Dartford in 1970.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Rifleman G. J. Choppin, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (A-201615 Pte. G. J. Choppin. K. R. Rif. C.), very fine (2)George James Choppin served with the 20th (British Empire League Pioneers) Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private H. D. Smith, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (R-34174 Pte. H. D. Smith. K. R. Rif. C.), very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private F. Mann, Labour Corps, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (841245 Pte. F. Mann. K.R.R.C.), lacquered, nearly extremely fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private R. J. Popkin, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (R-22582 Pte. R. J. Popkin. K.R.R.C.), toned, very fine (2)Robert James Popkin served initially with the 4th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, attached to the King's African Rifles and later transferred to the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Rifleman H. Nelson, King's Royal Rifle Corps, killed in action on 14 September 1914British War and Victory Medals (5287 Pte. H. Nelson, K. R. Rif. C.), very fine (2)Herbert Nelson was a native of Rochdale, serving with the 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps under the aliases John Ewen and Herbert Nelson. Nelson landed in France on 13 August 1914 with the 1st Battalion and was killed in action near Verneuil. He is commemorated upon La Ferte Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informati...

(x) Pair: Lieutenant A. Leslie, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (Lieut. A. Leslie.), very fine (2)Albert Leslie served in France; his MIC confirms the above entitlement.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private W. Crawford, Royal Highlanders, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (201804 Pte. W. Crawford, K.R.R.C.), edge bruise to the second, otherwise very fine (2)William Crawford's full entitlement; his MIC refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private L. F. Pitt, London RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (553087 Pte. L. F. Pitt, 16-Lond. R.), nearly very fine (2)Leonard F. Pitt served with the 16th Battalion, the London Regiment. His service papers note that he was wounded in action, sustaining an injury to the humerus of his left arm; his MIC confirms the above entitlement.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Rifleman W. C. Bone, Royal Fusiliers, late London Regiment and King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (R-24803 Pte. W. Bone, K.R.R.C.), good very fine (2)William Croft Bone was born at Kilburn, Westminster, in 1882. According to the 1891 Census for England, it seems that William C. Bone was adopted - Croft was his birth surname. He married Rose Maud Ellingham at Westminster in 1907, she once having lived at 139 Vauxhall Bridge Road and he at 109 Mount Street West, Westminster. William enlisted on 2 December 1915 and served with a number of regiments, concluding with t...

(x) Pair: Rifleman G. H. Murray, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who died on 20 September 1917, the opening day of the Battle of the Menin RoadBritish War and Victory Medals (R-34272 Pte. G. Murray, K.R. Rif. C.), very fine (2)George Henry Murray served with the 11th Battalion, K.R.R.C., and is commemorated upon the Tyne Cot Memorial. He died during the third general attack of the Battle of Passchendaele, where British, Australian and New Zealand troops proved the value of 'bite and hold' tactics. The consolidation of small victories blunted the German counter-attacks, enabling the British to hold t...

(x) Pair: Rifleman G. D. F. Nettleship, Labour Corps, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (15482 Pte. G. D. F. Nettleship, K.R.R.C.), nearly very fine (2)George Donald Farrington Nettleship was born at Chesterfield, Eckington, Derbyshire, in 1898; his MIC confirms the above entitlement.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private W. F. Finch, London Regiment, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (R-22065 Pte. W. F. Finch, K.R.R.C.), nearly very fine (2)William F. Finch transferred to the 34th Battalion, London Regiment; his MIC confirms the above entitlement.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private H. R. Nott, London RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (534526 Pte. H. R. Nott, 15-Lond. R.), very fine (2)Harry R. Nott served with the 15th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment; his MIC confirms the above entitlement.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private E. C. Tye, Labour Corps, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (540667 Pte. E. C. Tye, K.R. Rif. C.), nearly very fine (2)Ernest Charles Tye's full entitlement; his MIC refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Rifleman E. W. D. Foote, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was wounded in August 1917British War and Victory Medals (A-201477 Pte. E. W. D. Foote, K.R.R.C.), very fine (2)Ernest Walter Douglas Foote was born on 24 April 1899 at Hackney, the son of Charles Edward and Emily Sarah Foote. He served with 'C' Company of the 9th (Service) Battalion, K.R.R.C., from 15 June 1917, and was wounded on 18 August and subsequently invalided to England a couple of months later suffering from trench foot; discharged on 31 March 1920.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Prem...

(x) Pair: Rifleman J. J. Young, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (44535 Pte. J. J. Young, K.R. Rif. C.), in card boxes of issue and with mailing envelope addressed to 'Mr. J. J. Young, 21 Colebrook Rd., Tunbridge Wells, Kent', nearly extremely fine (2)John J. Young served with the 1st Battalion, K.R.R.C. and was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; his MIC refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Family group:Pair: Private G. Hayden, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (R-23350 Pte. G. Hayden, K.R. Rif. C.), in original card boxes of issue, extremely finePair: Leading Aircraftsman R. G. Hayden, Royal Air ForceDefence and War Medals 1939-45, good very fine (4)George Hayden later served in the Army Pay Corps.Ronald George Hayden served in the Royal Air Force as No. 1217570.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private A. Watkinson, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (A-204914 Pte. A. Watkinson, K. R. Rif. C.), good very fine (2)Alfred Watkinson served with the 11th and 16th Battalions, K.R.R.C., and was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals; sold with two card identity discs.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Private L. G. Kimble, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (A-205351 Pte. L. G. Kimble, K.R. Rif. C.), good very fine (2)Leonard G. Kimble's full entitlement; his MIC refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) An unusual Great War pair awarded to 2nd Lieutenant H. Mortenson, New Zealand Field Artillery, who was seriously concussed during a Divisional football match on the Western Front in November 1917 and spent the remainder of the war in a series of hospitals, until being struck off strength on 26 December 1918British War and Victory Medals (17252 2/Lt. H. Mortenson, N.Z.E.F.), together with original base metal identity disc, 'N.Z. 17252 2. Lieut. H. Mortenson, M.', nearly extremely fine (2)Herbert Mortenson was born on 25 October 1887 and lived at 1 Fore Street, Wellington, New Zealand. He wo...

Pair: Cadet J. W. Wiggill, Royal Air Force, late Trooper, South African HorseBritish War Medal (184281. Cadet. J. Wiggill. R.A.F.); Victory Medal, South African bi-lingual issue (Pte. J. W. Wiggill. 9th S.A.H.), unusual combination, good very fine (2)Joseph William Wiggill was born in April 1898 at Cathcart, South Africa. During the Great War he served initially in East Africa with the 9th South African Horse, in this period contracting malaria fever and being invalided home. Travelling to Britain during 1918, Wiggill enlisted in the Royal Air Force on 13 October 1918 as a Cadet. Despite the A...

(x) Family group:Pair: Private Sidney John Sampson, 11th South African InfantryBritish War and Bilingual Victory Medal (Pte. S. J. Sampson, 11th S.A.I.), nearly very fineSix: Private Ronald Sampson1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Africa Service Medal (279627 R. Sampson), the first five officially named, '279627 R. Sampson', nearly very fine (8)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: V. G. Revington, Merchant NavyBritish War Medal (Victor G. Revington); Mercantile Marine War Medal (Victor G. Revington), good very fine (2)Victor George Revington was born at Mereworth, Maidstone, Kent in 1901. He was issued his ribands at Victoria Docks, London, 5 March 1920, and the medals were delivered to Rotherham, Yorkshire.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Master W. F. Inskip, Mercantile MarineBritish War and Mercantile Marine War Medals (William F. Inskip), good very fine (2)William Frederick Inskip was born at Plymouth in 1871 and was still living in the city at the time of claiming his awards.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Master R. Mortensen, Merchant NavyBritish War and Mercantile Marine War Medals (Rasmus Mortensen), nearly extremely fine (2)Rasmus Mortensen was born on the Danish island of Stryno in 1859. He was issued with his Mercantile Marine War Medal whilst living at 58 James Mather Terrace, South Shields.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Family Group:Three: Sergeant W. G. Madden, London Regiment, late Essex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (1693 Sjt. W. G. Madden, 6-Lond. R.); Territorial Force War Medal 1914-18 (1693 Pte. W. G. Madden, 6-Lond. R.), together with the recipient's miniature dress medals, very fine Six: Corporal G. E. R. Madden, Royal West Kent Regiment1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 8th Army; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., Territorial (6346151 Pte. G. E. R. Madden, R.W.K.), good very fine (9)William George Madden was born in 1897 at Beckenham, Kent, the son of...

Four: Acting Sergeant A. H. V. Ingram, Kent Cyclist Battalion, late Royal West Kent RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (687 A. Sjt. A. H. V. Ingram. Kent Cyc. Bn.); Territorial Force War Medal 1914-19 (687 Pte. A. H. V. Ingram. Kent Cyc. Bn); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (265123 Sjt. A. H. V. Ingram. Kent Cyc. Bn.), mounted as worn, surname and unit corrected on the last, otherwise nearly extremely fine and a rare combination (4)Arthur Herman Victor Ingram was born in July 1893 at Whitechapel, London before his family relocated to Tonbridge, Kent. By the outbreak of War, he...

Three: Gunner A. Fenwick, Royal ArtilleryBritish War and Victory Medals (210841 Gnr. A. Fenwick. R.A.); Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.VI.R., 1st type (Arthur F. Fenwick), nearly extremely fineArthur Fenwick was born at Weybridge, Suffolk in 1899. He enlisted into 4a Reserve Brigade, Royal Artillery on 27 March 1917. Discharged on 1 August 1919 due to 'sickness', he was entitled to a Silver War Badge (B271147); sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Four: Sergeant Ronald Foxton, King's Royal Rifle Corps, late Border RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (4173 Pte. R. Foxton. Bord. R.); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine (4381704 Sjt. R. Foxton. K.R.R.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., Regular Army (4381704 Sjt. R. Foxton. K.R.R.C.), the Great War awards polished, the others very fine (4)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Eight: Temporary Acting Warrant Engineer W. P. Downes, Royal NavyBritish War and Victory Medals (M. 7023 W. P. Downes. E.R.A.4. R.N.); Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1936-39 (M. 7023 W. P. Downes. C.E.R.A.2. R.N.); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (7023 W. P. Downes. E.R.A.1. H.M.S. Danae.), the Great War Pair and L.S. & G.C. mounted as worn, nearly very fine (8) William Percival Downes was born at Chepstow, Monmouthshire, on 7 September 1898. He enlisted into the Royal Navy as Boy Artificer on 2 January 19...

(x) Ten: Sub-Conductor A. Jolliffe, Indian Army Service Corps, late Corps of Military Staff Clerks and King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (R-14781 Pte. A. Jolliffe. K. R. Rif. C.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1919-21, erased; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45 with M.I.D. oak leaf; India Service Medal 1939-45; Coronation 1937; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. crowned head bust, India (S-Condr. A. Joiliffe, I.A.S.C.), note surname spelling of the last, generally very fine (10)Alfred Joliffe was born on 31 July 1896 at Wandsworth, London....

Three: Private S. Gregory, Manchester Regiment, late South Wales Borderers, who was killed on 24 July 1920 in a 'V.C. Action' during the Iraq RevoltBritish War and Victory Medals (38563 Pte. S. Gregory. S. Wales. Bord.); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Iraq (61947 Pte. S. Gregory. Manch. R.), the first officially re-impressed, good very fine (3)Samuel Gregory served with 'A' Company of the 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment in Iraq. He was killed in action near Hillah, the story of which is best described in the citation for the posthumous Victoria Cross to Captain George Stewart Henderson,...

(x) Three: 2nd Lieutenant T. Seatter, King's Royal Rifle Corps, late Rifle Brigade, who was twice wounded in actionBritish War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. T. Seatter.); Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.VI.R., 1st issue (Thomas Seatter), very fine (3)Thomas Seatter lived at 7 Fontaine Road, Sunderland and served in France as a Corporal in the 2nd Battalion, the Rifle Brigade from 13 August 1916. He arrived too late to participate in the attack on Ovillers on 1 July but was likely involved in the attack on Zenith Trench on 23 October, when the Battalion suffered 238 casualties. He co...

(x) Four: Gunner G. F. Hawkins, Royal Artillery, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (47312 Pte. G. F. Hawkins, K. R. Rif. C.); Jubilee 1935; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., Regular Army (1421160 Gnr. G. F. Hawkins. R.A.), very fine (4)George Frederick Hawkins served during the Great War with the 12th (Service) Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, and was awarded his L.S. & G.C. on 31 October 1937.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Four: Lieutenant H. M. Debley, 54th Surrey (Wimbledon) Battalion, Home Guard, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (R-23759 Pte. H. M. Debley, K.R. Rif. C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., crowned bust (6838521 Sjt. H. Debley, K.R.R.C.); Defence Medal 1939-45 (Lieut. H. Debley), the Great War awards polished and worn, the remainder nearly extremely fine (4)Horace M. Debley served with the 16th Service Battalion (Church Lads Brigade), K.R.R.C., from 11 December 1915. Promoted Sergeant on 13 November 1921 and Colour-Sergeant on 10 February 1936, he was discharged in the lat...

(x) Three: Rifleman J. W. Moore, King's Royal Rifle Corps, late Rifle BrigadeBritish War and Victory Medals (45858 Pte. J. W. Moore. Rif. Brig.); Defence Medal 1939-45, nearly very fine (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Rifleman F. Hooper, Rifle BrigadeBritish War and Victory Medals (476 Pte. F. Hooper, Rif. Brig.); Defence Medal 1939-45, nearly very fine (3)Frank Hooper was born on 12 April 1886 at Cullompton, Kentisbeare, Devon, attesting at Barnstaple, North Devon, on 14 November 1914. He initially served at home with the 22nd (Wessex and Welsh) Battalion, Rifle Brigade. He served in Egypt from February 1916, followed by two months in Cyprus and a further period of time at Mudros from May to November 1916. He was discharged on 25 May 1919, and died Tiverton in 1967.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Pr...

(x) Three: Rifleman G. A. Nadig, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who likely served in the Home Guard or as an A.R.P. warden during the Second World War, and lost his mother during the London Blitz on 17 April 1941British War and Victory Medals (R-13085 Pte. G. Nadig, K.R. Rif. C.); Defence Medal 1939-45, together with O.H.M.S. box of transmission to G. A. Nadig, 107 Queen's Road, Croydon, Surrey, good very fine (3)George Anton Nadig was born at Kensington, London, on 2 March 1896, the son of Constance Elizabeth Nadig. He served as a lavatory boy at the Wellington Club, Grosvenor Place, before joinin...

Three: Private A. V. Wood, Army Service Corps, a veteran of the 1908 London Olympics, who in the same year was awarded the Chief Constable of Manchester's Gold Medal for Bravery for apprehending a burglarBritish War and Victory Medals (M2-046265 Pte. A. V. Wood. A.S.C.); Defence Medal 1939-45, good very fine (3)Albert Victor Wood, a native of Middleton, was educated at Sale Grammar School. A talented sportsman, notably in cricket, hockey and swimming, he represented his country in middle-distance running in the 1908 Olympic Games. According to a newspaper clipping from 1990:'That event, held i...

Three: Lance-Corporal W. G. Hughes, 29th Canadian InfantryBritish War and Victory Medals (78069 L. Cpl. W. G. Hughes. 29 - Can. Inf.); Defence Medal 1939-45, nearly extremely fine, together with related mounted group of three miniature dress medals and cloth rank insignia (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Family group:Volunteer Force L.S. & G.C., V.R. (7. Private E. Lukey. 2nd. London R.V. 14.2.95.), good very fineThree: Private A. E. P. Lukey, Machine Gun CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (118362 Pte. A. E. P. Lukey, M.G.C.); Defence Medal 1939-45, court mounted, good very fineThree: Rifleman A. E. Lukey, The Rifle Brigade, who died on 26 January 1942 as a Prisoner of War aboard an Italian transport sunk in the Mediterranean1939-45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45, court mounted, good very fine (7)Edward Stephen Lukey was born in 1846 at St. James's, Westminster, London. He served wi...

(x) Four: Rifleman W. J. Humphries, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (C-9694 Pte. W. Humphries, K.R. Rif. C.); Defence Medal 1939-45; Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.VI.R. (Walter J. Humphries), nearly extremely fine (4)Walter Jesse Humphries served with the 20th (British Empire League Pioneers) Battalion, K.R.R.C. during the Great War.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) 'An hour later, machine turned upside down. Kingham and I clung to floats till 18.30 on the 24th when we were picked up by H.M.S. Asia (Lt. Wilson) 20 miles south-west of Cape Orlok. I had given up hope and was in a pretty rotten state. Asia very decent, gave us hot drinks, hot bath, grub and bed. Arrived Petrovsk 1700, 24th May, reported to Commodore.' An extract from Sadler's log book published in Gone to Russia to Fight: The R.A.F. in South Russia 1918-20, refers.A fine 'North Russia' group of four to Captain J. A. Sadler, Royal Air Force, late Royal Naval Air Service, who piloted the s...

Family group:Four: Lieutenant J. S. Machin, Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. J. S. Machin. R.A.F.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with corresponding miniature medals, good very fineFour: Lieutenant H. S. Machin, Indian Army Reserve of Officers, late Lincolnshire Regiment and Leicestershire RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (Lieut. H. S. Machin.); Defence Medal 1939-45; Jubilee 1935, with miniature Pair for the Great War, good very fine (14)John Stanley Machin was born on 31 August 1896, and lived at Oatlands Chase, Weybridge, Surrey. Educ...

(x) Family group:Four: Private A. E. Williams, Labour Corps, late Welsh RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (47349 Pte. A. E. Williams. Welsh R.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45, nearly very fine (4)Five: 2nd Lieutenant D. W. P. Williams, Royal Engineers1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45; India Service Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (2Lt D W P Williams RE), together with four R.E. service dress buttons, very fine (5)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions f...

(x) Eight: Able Seaman W. S. Morris, Royal Navy, late Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (47367 Pte. W. S. Morris, K. R. Rif. C.); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star, clasp, North Africa 1942-43; War Medal 1939-45; Coronation 1937; Naval L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (J. 112259 W. S. Morris, A.B. H.M.S. Renown.), the Great War awards polished with a loose claw to the first, the remainder very fine (8)William Stephen Morris was born on 16 April 1899 at Margate, Kent, the son of Annie and William Morris. He served during the Great War with the 12th (Service) Battalion,...

(x) Six: Lieutenant W. E. Pristo, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, late King's Royal Rifle Corps and Army Cyclist CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. W. E. Pristo.); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, very fine (6)William Edwin Pristo was born in 1897 at Cowes, on the Isle of Wight. He served initially as a Sergeant in the 60th Divisional Cyclist Company, Army Cyclist Corps with the low Regimental Number of '10', before being commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the 10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps on 28 August 1917. During the Second World War he was commi...

(x) Five: Sergeant T. Simpson, Durham Light Infantry, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (C-9119 Sjt. T. Simpson. K. R. Rif. C.); 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; War Medal 1939-45, very fine (5)Thomas Simpson served in France with the 20th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, from 30 March 1916. He later served during the Second World War with the Durham Light Infantry; sold with a pair of Great War identity discs.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private G. H. Waterfield, Yorkshire RegimentBritish War Medal 1914-20 (44579 Pte. G. H. Waterfield. York. R.); Indian General Service Medal 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (44579 Pte. G. H. Waterfield. 1-York. R.), extremely fine (2)Sole entitlement for the Great War confirmed, MIC refers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Naik Chiragh Shah, 1st Garrison Company, late 124th (Duchess of Connaught's Own) Baluchistan InfantryBritish War Medal 1914-20 (1191 Sepoy Chiragh Shah, 124 Bal. Infy.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (1191 L-Nk. Charagh Shah, 1-124 Infy.); India General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39 (G.C. Nk. Chiragh Shah, 1 Garr. Coy.), note spelling variations, good very fine (3) The regiment 124th (Duchess of Connaught's Own) Baluchistan Infantry was embarked for Persia in 1916, where it raised a 2nd Battalion. The 2nd Battalion served in Meso...

(x) Three: Seaman H. Rowlands, Merchant NavyBritish War Medal 1914-20 (Harris Rowlands); Defence and War Medals 1939-45, very fineHarris Rowlands was born at Holyhead and served with the Merchant Navy during the Great War; sold with five ROSPA safe driving medals by Fattorini and J. R. Gaunt, two named to the recipient on the reverse.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Five: Marine W. Hopkins, Royal Marines, wounded at the Defence of Calais on 24 May 1940British War Medal (CH. 20307 Pte. W. Hopkins. R.M.L.I.); 1939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3rd issue, coinage head (CH. 20307 W. Hopkins. Mne. R.M.), edge bruises, very fine (5)Wilfrid Hopkins was born on 13 March 1898 at Lightcliffe, Brighouse and was a fitter upon his enlistment on 8 November 1915. Issued with his British War Medal on 26 May 1922 (sole entitlement confirmed) and his L.S. & G.C. on 3 May 1931, he was serving with Captain G. W. A. Courtice's 'S...

(x) Six: Rifleman H. Truepenny, King's Royal Rifle Corps, taken Prisoner of War at Calais on 26 May 1940General Service Medal 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine (6841086 Rfmn. H. Truepenny. K.R.R.C.); 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., Regular Army (6841086 Rfmn. H. Truepenny. K.R.R.C.), light contact marks, very fine and better (6)H. Truepenny was awarded his L.S. & G.C. on 9 June 1938. Captured at Calais, he was held prisoner at Stalag 343 (Lambsdorf) and repatriated home in the latter stages of the war.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price...

(x) A most unusual 'double-issue' campaign pair awarded to Captain R. W. Odlin, Royal New Zealand Army, late Guardsman, Scots Guards, Flight Lieutenant, Royal Air Force, and Captain, General ListGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine (2695154 Gdsmn. R. Odlin. S. Gds.); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (Captain R. W. Odlin Gen List.), very fine (2)Richard Walker Odlin was born on 11 September 1916 at Liverpool, enlisting in the Scots Guards in April 1935. Having served with the Guards in Palestine, Odlin was transferred to the Royal Military Police in January 1940, before joining t...

A rare Palestine and Second World War group of five awarded to Schoolmaster V. W. Phillips, Royal NavyNaval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1936-1939 (Schlmr. V. W. Phillips, R.N.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted as worn, generally good very fine (5)V. W. Phillips was appointed a Naval Schoolmaster in August 1925. His subsequent wartime appointments included the shore establishments Drake (1941), Medway (1942), and Assegai (1944), and he was awarded his Africa Star in respect of his appointment at H.M.S. Saunders, the secret landing craft establi...

Five: Petty Officer M. C. Evetts, Royal NavyNaval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1936-1939 (C/SSX. 18351 M. C. Evetts, Ord. Smn., R.N.); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star, clasp, France and Germany; War Medal 1939-45; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 2nd issue (JX. 767483 M. C. Evetts, P.O., H.M.S. Tamar), number officially corrected on the last, minor contact marks, generally very fine (5)H.M.S. Tamar, the Hong Kong naval base.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Private W. Ditchburn, Green Howards, who was accidentally killed in 1944 in the Middle EastIndia General Service 1936-39, 2 clasps, North West Frontier 1936-37, North West Frontier 1937-39 (4386451 Pte. W. Ditchburn Green Howards); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45, minor official correction to number, second clasp separate, nearly extremely fine (4)Wilfred Ditchburn was born in 1913 at Bury, Lancashire, the fifth and youngest son of Alfred William Ditchburn. He died from burns on 26 September 1944 whilst serving with the 1st Battalion, Green Howards, and is buried at Khayat B...

Five: Private S. Hoskins, Green HowardsIndia General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39 (4388527 Pte. S. Hoskins. Green. Howards.); 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, the first with officially re-impressed naming, nearly very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Private J. G. McCormick, Green HowardsIndia General Service 1936-39, 2 clasps, North West Frontier 1936-37, North West Frontier 1937-39 (4387555 Pte. J. G. Mc Cormick. Green Howards.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 8th Army; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) He was a gentle and sensitive young man who knew the ideals he was fighting for. He is no longer missing.'Wing Commander Montgomery, C.O. of R.A.F. Manston, in his closing address at the funeral of Flight Sergeant Ernest Scott - 50 years after his death in action.An outstanding Battle of Britain ace’s campaign group of three awarded to Sergeant E. Scott, Royal Air Force, who gained five confirmed victories and three “probables” in Spitfires of No. 222 Squadron in September 1940, prior to being shot down and killed at the end of the same month - reputedly a victim of Werner “Vati” Molders:...

(x) A fine Battle of Britain and Night Interception Operator’s 1939-45 War campaign group of five awarded to Flight Lieutenant J. C. O. Medworth, Royal Air Force, who, having shared in the destruction of an He. 115 in July 1940, while serving as an Air Gunner in Blenheims of No. 24 Squadron, transferred to the elite No. 85 Squadron under John “Cat’s Eyes” Cunningham and, as a Navigator (Radar) in the unit’s Mosquitos, damaged a Fw. 190 and accounted for the first Me. 410 “Hornet” to be downed over British soil - the latter in partnership with Squadron Leader G. L. “Geoff” Howitt, D.F.C.1939-45...

INTRODUCTIONAt 19.10 hours on 26 May 1941, Striking Force Leader Commander 'Tim' Coode opened up the throttle of his Swordfish 5A and sped off the rolling decks of Ark Royal. The carrier had been pitching up to fifty feet in stormy seas, and with cloud level as low as 600 feet, the task ahead seemed suicidal. But if this gallant officer and his fellow airmen doubted the effects which their ensuing attack might have on the enemy, Kapitan Lindemann of the Bismarck had reason to believe otherwise: the previous day he had witnessed the bravery of 'Mad-dog Englishmen' in a similar attack launched b...

Six: Flight Lieutenant D. H. Tugwell, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, North Africa 1942-43; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Air Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R. (Fg. Off. D. H. Tugwell. R.A.F.V.R.), the first five privately engraved 'F/O. D. H. Tugwell 102753 R.A.F.', mounted as worn, good very fine (6)Douglas Henry Tugwell was born on 16 December 1907 at Epsom, Surrey. Commissioned Acting Pilot Officer on 29 August 1941, he was promoted Flying Officer on 10 May 1949 and Flight Lieutenant on 5 August 1952 before retirement on 17 February 1959. Tugwell di...

Five: Sergeant H. J. Carver, Royal Air Force, Air Sea Rescue1939-45; Atlantic Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, the stars engraved '1532779 Sgt. Henry J. Carver R.A.F. Air Sea Rescue Service', mounted as worn, good very fine (5)Sold together with 21 original photos, including a number of scenes from Burma, including Motor Torpedo Boats.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Family group:Six: J. Duffy, Merchant Navy1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Pacific Star, clasp, Burma; Italy Star; War Medal 1939-45, extremely fineFive: J. Duffy, Merchant Navy1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star, clasp, North Africa 1942-43; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45, extremely fineFive: R. Duffy, Merchant Navy1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; War Medal 1939-45, extremely fine (16)Jack Duffy served in the Merchant Navy during the Second World War; sold with box of issue addressed to 'Mr J. Duffy, 62 Engleheart Road, Catford, London SE6 2HW', paper packet...

A Second World War campaign group of six awarded to Chief Electrician W. H. Atkin, Royal Navy, who won a 'mention' for his gallant services at Dunkirk and afterwards served in submarines during the Cold War1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45, M.I.D. oak leaf; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 2nd issue (MX. 745932 W. H. Atkin, Ch. Elect., H.M.S. Thorough), mounted as worn, number officially corrected on the last, generally good very fine (6)William Henry Atkin was mentioned in despatches for his services as an Acting Petty Officer aboard the Belgian ferry Yse...

(x) Six: Sergeant C. J. S. Dixon, King's Royal Rifle Corps1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R., 1st issue (6688119 Sjt. C. J. S. Dixon. K.R.R.C.), court mounted, very fine and better (6)Cuthbert John Stuart Dixon was born at Fulham, London in 1910. He served during the Second World War with the 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, and was awarded the Territorial Efficiency Medal in 1947. Twice married, he died at Bushey, Hertfordshire on 28 August 1961; sold with a Greek Commemorative 1941-45 Star (Land Operations).S...

(x) Five: Sergeant A. J. V. Beaumont, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 8th Army; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R., 1st issue (7595911 Sjt. A. J. V. Beaumont. R.E.M.E.), good very fine (5)Sold with O.H.M.S. box of transmission addressed to 'Mr A. Beaumont, 97 Plough Road, Battersea, SW11'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

'[Captain G. A.] Singer pointed out the tanks some distance ahead. Our second shot went home and the crew jumped from the burning tank into a slit trench. As we got level, Singer jumped off [the tank] and collected the crew. Among them was von Thoma, who was slightly wounded in the leg.'A prized trophy goes 'in the bag', Gloucestershire Echo, 23 December 1942, refersAn important 'Second Battle of El Alamein' group of seven awarded to Major S. B. Ferguson, Royal Tank Regiment, who had the rare distinction of the confirmed 'kill' upon the tank of General der Panzertruppe (General of the Armoured...

(x) Five: Corporal A. T. Hare, 2/7th Battalion, 6th Division, Australian Army1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 8th Army; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Australia Service Medal, all officially impressed 'VX 16304 A. T. Hare', very fine (5)Arthur Thomas Hare was born at London, England, on 13 December 1908. He enlisted at Ringwood, Victoria, Australia, and was discharged on 28 August 1945.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Six: Sergeant G. Clovis, Royal Artillery1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., 1st type (912287 Sjt. G. Clovis. R.A.), very fine, sold with a photograph of the recipient and three regimental buttons (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Six: Attributed to Lieutenant-Colonel E. V. Holding, Assistant Director of Ordnance Services at Bari, late Commanding Officer of the 5th Indian Division and Tank Replacement Unit (Middle East)1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 8th Army; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Territorial Efficiency Decoration, G.VI.R., dated 1950, Territorial, with G.VI.R. riband bar, dated 1950, very fine, mounted as worn (6)Eric Vernon Holding was born on 24 February 1907 at Sherwood, Nottinghamshire. Having served with 'B' Company, 1st Cadet Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, from 12 April 1921 - 22 Dece...

(x) Six: Sergeant W. E. Bonser, King's Royal Rifle Corps, late Sherwood Foresters and Green Howards1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 8th Army; Italy Star; Defence Medals and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., Territorial (4977197 Cpl. W. E. Bonser, K.R.R.C.), light contact marks, otherwise good very fine (6)William Ernest Bonser served in the Sherwood Foresters from 16 June 1939 to 26 August 1942. He briefly transferred to the Green Howards, before returning to the Foresters from 28 October 1942 to 8 November 1944. He later joined the K.R.R.C., with whom he served until December 19...

Five: Flight Lieutenant J. H. Hall, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Cadet Forces Long Service., E.II.R. (Flt Lt J H Hall RAFVR (T)), mounted as worn, good very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Four: Rifleman T. F. Dagworthy, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who died on active service in Italy on 26 October 19441939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 8th Army; Italy Star; War Medal 1939-45, together with O.H.M.S. box of issue addressed to 'Mrs C. Dagworthy, 19. Leafield Road, Sutton, Surrey', and Army Council condolence slip in the name of 'Rfn. T. Dagworthy', nearly extremely fine (4)Thomas Frederick Dagworthy was the son of Thomas and Lucy May Dagworthy and husband to Caroline M. Dagworthy, of Sutton, Surrey. He is buried in Cesena War Cemetery, together with other men from the 1st Battalio...

(x) Seven: Brigadier J. S. Bradley, Royal Artillery1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (Capt. J. S. Badley. R.A.); Korea 1950-53 (Capt. J. S. Badley. R.A.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, unnamed as issued, very fine (7)John Stanhope Bradley was born on 21 August 1923 and had served in the ranks for 299 days before being commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery on 24 April 1943. Promoted Lieutenant on 21 February 1946, he was advanced Captain, 21 August 1950 and Major, 21 August 1957. Bradley was an A.D.C. to H.M. The Que...

(x) Four: Captain G. H. Borrow, M.C., King’s Liverpool Regiment, late Royal Sussex Regiment, A.D.C. to Major-General Orde Wingate and killed with him when their B-25 Mitchell bomber crashed in Burma in March 19441939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence & War Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaf, together with named Army Council condolence slip (Captain G. H. Borrow, M.C.) extremely fine (4)[M.C.] London Gazette 16 December 1943. The original recommendation states:‘Throughout the operations in Burma from mid-February to mid-May 1943, Lieutenant Borrow acted as Intelligence Officer to H.Q. No. 2 Group. He insi...

(x) Six: Acting Captain J. E. Stanley, Royal Indian Army Service Corps, late 2nd Queen's Westminster Rifles1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R., 1st issue (Lt. J. E. Stanley. Indian Army.), swing mounted as worn, very fine (6)John Ernest Stanley was born on 3 September 1917 at Calcutta, India. Educated in England at the Stationers' Company's School, Hornsey Vale, he served with the 2nd Queen's Westminster Rifles from 20 April 1939 - 23 July 1941. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Indian Army Service Corps on 29 Oct...

(x) Five: Sergeant R. A. J. Clarke, King's Royal Rifle Corps1939 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R., 1st issue (6897089. Sjt. R. A. J. Clarke. K.R.R.C.), nearly extremely fine (5)Roy Alfred John Clarke served with the 12th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps and was mentioned in despatches on 10 May 1945; sold with a bronze School Athletic Medal in box of issue, engraved '1935 Mile 2nd R.A.J. Clarke', together with O.H.M.S. box of transmittal addressed to 'Mr R. A. Clarke, 14 Robin Hood Chase, Nottingham,...

Three: Sergeant (Wireless Operator) M. Holker, Royal Air Force, killed in action when his Wellington crashed returning from an operation over Venice in December 19401939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; War Medal 1939-45, together with the Air Council enclosure named 'Sergeant M. Holker' and named entitlement slip, nearly extremely fine (3)Maurice Holker was born in 1921 at Bolton, Lancashire. He was killed in action when Wellington L7799 of No. 9 Squadron operating from RAF Honington crashed into a hill on Mill Lane, Lullington, Hailsham at 0727hrs on 22 December 1940 whilst returning from an o...

Five: Temporary Sub-Lieutenant W. S. Bowser, Fleet Air Arm1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Pacific Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, unnamed as issued, good very fine (5)Provenance: Spink, 30 November 1983.William Smith Bowser was born on 3 January 1910 at Ipswich, and worked as a news editor for the Daily Express prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. He initially served as Air Mechanic 2nd Class at H.M.S. Gosling, the Fleet Air Arm training establishment at Risley, from 11 January 1943, before transferring to the Pay Office and working as a Writer. Serving variously at Vict...

(x) Three: Warrant Officer 2nd Class R. J. Balchin, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was taken Prisoner of War at Calais in May 19401939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., Regular Army (6844894 W.O. Cl. 2. R. J. Balchin, K.R.R.C.), good very fine and better (3)R. J. "Claude" Balchin served with the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the K.R.R.C., in addition to a training appointment in the Queen's Royal Rifles, Territorial Army.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Five: Lance-Bombardier G. A. Irvine, South African Artillery, late Rhodesia Regiment and King's Royal Rifle CorpsRhodesian Badge of Honour (Mr. G. A. Irvine); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45; Africa Service Medal (SR. 598768 G. A. Irvine), mounted as worn, very fine (5)Gilbert Arthur Irvine was born on 14 December 1913 at Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Irvine served with the 1st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, from 30 April 1940, and was twice wounded in action during the Second World War. He served with the South African Artillery from 28 May 1943 to 30 September 1943,...

(x) Four: Sergeant G. G. Curry, "Z" Special Unit, late "M" Special Unit, Australian ArmyPacific Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Australia Service Medal, the last three officially impressed 'VX79121 G. G. Curry', very fine and better (4)Godfrey Grieveson Curry was born on 15 April 1905 at Newcastle, England, and worked as a shipping clerk. He later emigrated to Australia, where he lived with his wife Norma at Park Street, Moonie Ponds, Victoria.He enlisted on 13 April 1942 at Caulfield, and was taken on strength with the Australian Imperial Forces. Promoted Temporary Corporal on 12 Octobe...

Four: Rifleman G. J. Palmer, Royal Ulster Rifles, late Worcestershire Regiment, who was captured at La Bassée on 27 May 1940, and spent 3 days on the run in 1942, having escaped from a P.O.W. working party1939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Korea 1950-53 (4915635 Rfn. G. J. Palmer. R.U.R.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, unnamed as issued, loose suspender and light edge bruising to third, nearly very fine (4)George J. Palmer was born on 30 August 1919 and resided at 36 Beilby Road, Birmingham, England. He briefly worked as a labourer before enlisting in the Worcestershire Regiment on 16 January 1939 and ser...

A good Second World War and Korean War campaign group of six awarded to Pay Sergeant D. J. Bowen, Royal Army Pay Corps, late The Welch Regiment and South Wales BorderersLucky indeed to escape Crete in May 1941, when 1st Battalion, The Welch Regiment was overwhelmed by swathes of enemy paratroopers at Chania, he was less fortunate at Benghazi, where he became P.O.W.: having then served in troubled Eritrea with the South Wales Borderers in the late 1940s, he saw further action with his old regiment in Korea in the period June-November 19521939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45...

(x) Pair: Miss V. Hancock, Auxiliary Territorial ServiceDefence and War Medals 1939-45, nearly extremely fineSold with O.H.M.S. box of transmittal addressed to 'Miss V. Hancock, 49 Barrack Rd, Hounslow, Middlesex', two card identity discs to 'Hancock V M. C E W225352', two brass A.T.S. shoulder badges, a cap badge and two cloth badges.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Corporal E. V. Murkin, Royal Army Pay Corps, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsDefence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R., 1st issue (6897869 Cpl. E. V. Murkin, R.A.P.C.), good very fine (3)Ernest Victor Murkin was born on 22 November 1919 at Stoke Newington, London, the son of Beatrice and Frederick Murkin. He served with the 19th Battalion (The Rangers), King's Royal Rifle Corps during the Second World War, transferring to the Royal Army Pay Corps. He married Elsie Joyce Jefferys in 1949 and died in Lambeth in 1980.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in additi...

(x) Four: Captain (Quartermaster) H. J. Newman, 1st Federation Reconnaissance Regiment of Malaya, late Queen Victoria's Rifles, King's Royal Rifle Corps and Royal Sussex RegimentDefence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, Palestine 1945-48, Malaya (6403692 W.O. Cl. 2. H. J. Newman, K.R.R.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., clasp Regular Army (6403692 W.O. Cl. 1. H. J. Newman, K.R.R.C.), good very fine (4)Henry John Newman served with the Royal Sussex Regiment and Staff of the G.O.C. Southern Command as a Sergeant during the Second World War. He was promoted Orderly Room Quar...

(x) Three: Mrs. C. H. Williams, London Ambulance ServiceDefence and War Medals 1939-45; Jubilee 1977, the first two mounted as worn, the third on a Lady's bow and in the original box of issue, very fine and better (3)Constance Williams lived at Muswell Hill during the Second World War. She served with the London Ambulance Service and was also involved in Civil Defence; sold with a half-length portrait photograph of the recipient in uniform, two fabric badges for the Ambulance Service and Mobile V.A.D., and original Buckingham Palace award certificate for the 1977 Silver Jubilee Medal.Subject t...

(x) Three: Driver J. T. Coe, Regular Army Special Reserve, Australian ForcesWar Medal 1939-45 (V250319 J. T. Coe); Australia Service Medal 1939-45 (V250319 J. T. Coe); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Australia (3/46056. Dvr. J. T. Coe. R.A.S.R.), engraved naming, very fine and better (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: J. B. Meyer, African ForcesWar Medal 1939-45; Africa Service Medal, both officially impressed '586489 J. B. Meyer', very finePair: J. T. O'Mullane, African ForcesWar Medal 1939-45; Africa Service Medal, both officially impressed '104722 J. T. O'Mullane', very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private D. Ford, Welch RegimentKorea 1950-53 (22447659 Pte. D. Ford. Welch.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, edge bruise to first, nearly very fine (2)The 1st and 2nd Battalions of the Welch Regiment amalgamated in June 1948 and moved to Sobraon Barracks at Colchester in October 1950; the men were then deployed in November 1951 to Korea as part of the 29th British Infantry Brigade in the 1st Commonwealth Division.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Rifleman F. W. Newell, Royal Ulster Rifles Korea 1950-53 (22511823 Rfn. F. W. Newell, R.U.R.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, slack suspension, edge bruising and acid cleaned, thus fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An exceptionally poignant Korean War casualties pair awarded to Fusilier H. W. Sellen, Royal Fusiliers, late Private, King's Shropshire Light InfantryKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22318657. Fus. H. W. Sellens. R.F.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, unnamed as issued, official corrections to number and rank, good very fine (2)29 Royal Fusiliers lost their lives during the Korean War.Harold William Sellens was born on 16 July 1931 at Hastings, Sussex and was called for National Service with the Middlesex Regiment in November 1950. Upon posting for active service in Korea, Sellens found himself attached to the K...

(x) Pair: Private R. J. A. Lafleur, Canadian ArmyKorea 1950-53, Candian issue (SC 850699 J. R. A. Lafleur); U.N. Korea 1950-54, French issue (SC 850699 J. R. A. Lafleur), mounted as worn, the U.N. medal detatched from suspension, very fine (2)Roger Joseph Adrien Lafleur enlisted in the Canadian Army on 20 August 1943 at Ottawa and initially served in the 2nd Battalion, Governor-General's Foot Guards until 22 February 1944. Transferred to the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, he was discharged on 18 March 1949 but re-enlisted on 29 August 1950, seeing active service in Korea from 18 June 1951-...

(x) Pair: Captain W. D. Quirke, Royal Canadian Medical Corps, late Royal Canadian Air ForceKorea 1950-53, Canadian issue (ZC-9765 W. D. Quirke); U.N. Korea 1950-54 (ZC-9765 W. D. Quirke), good very fine (2)William Dennison Quirke served with the Royal Canadian Air Force as a Flight Lieutenant (Medical Officer) from 10 October 1950-3 May 1951. He transferred to the Royal Canadian Medical Corps on 4 May 1951, in order to see active service in Korea, for the Air Force had no medical units in the conflict. Having served attached to the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, he was discharged on 21 Novemb...

(x) Pair: Private W. K. Hamm, Canadian Forces, who was wounded in action in KoreaKorea 1950-53, Canadian issue (SF-37526 W. K. Hamm.); U.N. Korea 1950-54 (SF-37526 W. K. Hamm.), very fine (2)William Karl Hamm joined the Canadian Army at Halifax in August 1944 and served in Korea from 24 July 1952, being wounded in action on 26 September 1952 (Casualty List No. 138, 30 September 1952, refers). He was discharged at Vancouver on 29 April 1953; sold with copied service record.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Con...

Pair: Sergeant D. H. Rudge, Royal Electrical and Mechanical EngineersU.N. Korea 1950-54; General Service 1918-62, E.II.R., 1 clasp, Malaya (19183954 Sgt. D. H. Rudge, R.E.M.E.), mounted as worn, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Marine M. A. Borny, Royal MarinesNaval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Brunei (RM. 16388 M. A. Borny. Mne. R.M.); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Borneo (RM. 16388 M. A. Borny. Mne. R.M.), mounted court-style as worn, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Corporal B. G. Francis, Royal Army Ordnance CorpsGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, South Arabia (22576898 Cpl. B. G. Francis, R.A.O.C.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, good very fine (2)The recipient served in Korea between July 1953 and July 1954, hence his single U.N. Medal entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Leading Seaman W. G. Thomas, Royal NavyGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Malay Peninsula (M.968453 W. G. Thomas. Ldg. Sea. R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (M.968453 W. G. Thomas. OEMNI H.M.S. Minerva), mounted as worn, light contact marks, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Sergeant Nyambo, Rhodesia PoliceRhodesia General Service Medal (15736 Const. Nyambo); Police L.S. & G.C. (15736 Sgt. (T) Nyambo), mounted as worn, first with officially re-impressed naming, very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Sergeant J. H. Salter, Royal Green JacketsGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24121428 Rfn. J. H. Salter RGJ.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (24121428 Sgt J H Salter RGJ), edge bruise to first, otherwise nearly extremely fine (2)John Hilton Salter was born on 15 May 1951 at Newport on the Isle of Wight. He enlisted in the spring of 1967.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Staff Sergeant S. J. Roberts, Royal EngineersGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24047010 Sgt. S. J. Roberts. RE.); Jubilee 1977; Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (24047010 SSgt S J Roberts RE), mounted as worn, good very fine (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Warrant Officer Class II S. Adlington, Royal Logistics CorpsGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24527053 WO2 S Adlington RLC); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (24527053 Sgt S Adlington RLC), nearly extremely fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.