Orders, Decorations and Medals

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Orders, Decorations and Medals

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Wednesday 27th November 2019 - 10:00am  
Wednesday 27th November 2019 - 02:30pm  
Thursday 28th November 2019 - 10:00am  
Thursday 28th November 2019 - 02:00pm  

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Monday 25 November 2019 at 11 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Tuesday 26 November 2019 at 11 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
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The following Lots have been acquired over the past three decades or so, many of which have been sourced in country. We hope the following offering shall enthuse and provide their new custodians as much pleasure as they have the former.ADENAfrica General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Jubaland (297 Sowar Nazaf Khan I., Aden Troop), slight fire damage, thus fine52 clasps to the Aden Troop.The recipient of the scarce award of the Indian Distinguished Service Medal for Aden at the rank of Lance-Dafadar during the Great War - one of just 5 such awards during the period 1907-22.Subject to 20% VAT on Buy...

Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Jubaland (243 L-Dafadar Asgar Ali Shah. Aden Troop.), sometime abrasively cleaned, nearly very fineInvalided on 24 March 1902 and verified on Roll; sold with copied extract.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (Serjt. J. W. Griffen Warden Aden), engraved naming, slight edge bruise, minor contact marks, good very fine, scarceJoseph William Griffin ('Griffen' on medal), alias Caine, was born in Ramsbottom, Bury, Lancashire on 30 October 1870. He attested at Preston, Lancashire on 7 October 1889. Posted to India, he served in the Tirah Field Force with the Green Howards (Medal & 2 clasps), was promoted to Corporal in 1896 and Sergeant in 1899. Transferred to the Indian Unattached List in 1902 and to the Indian Miscellaneous List in 1907. Awarded the Long Service Medal in 1908...

1914-15 Star (Sarwan Munasir Othman. Aden Local Trspt.), very fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (Agent Hussein Noor, S. & T. C.), very fineAcquired at Crater in 2000.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (1-Asst. H. S. K. Abdulla Chotoo, A. H. Cps.), very fineAcquired at Ta'iz in 2000.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (Ali Mushed), very fineAcquired at Sana'a in 2004.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (Cassim Hassin), nearly very fineAcquired at Sana'a in 2008.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (529 Sowar Ahmed Khan. Aden Troop.), very fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20, bronze issue (Aden L.C.), suspension repaired and traces of silvering, thus fairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Mercantile Marine War Medal 1914-18 (Mohamed Messada), very fineEnlisted at Aden.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Mercantile Marine War Medal 1914-18 (Ahmet Hamid), good very fineBorn at Ibb, Yemen and a British subject by 1936.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Indian Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (M.T.-100262 C. H. M. Prangai Khan, Aden M.T.S.), officially renamed, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Colonial Police L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue (Const. Mohamed Ghous. Aden Police.), officially re-impressed naming, very fineColonial Police L.S. & G.C. London Gazette 1 January 1949.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Colonial Police L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 2nd issue (197 Sgt. Mansoor Awadh Aulaqi. Aden Police), polished, fineColonial Police L.S. & G.C. London Gazette 2 January 1950.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Colonial Police L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 2nd issue (197 L/Cpl. Seiyid Ahmed Saleh Audhali. Aden Police), very fineColonial Police L.S. & G.C. London Gazette 1 January 1948.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Colonial Police L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (563 Cpl. Hassan Ahmed Dankali. Aden Police.), nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2nd issue (503 Hassan Ferhan. Tind. 2. H.M.S. Effingham.), suspension a little loose, very finePossibly an Adeni seaman, Medal issued 30 March 1926.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Aden Protectorate LeviesThe APL were formed on 1 April 1928 primarily to protect Royal Air Force stations following the change of status of Aden to an Air Command in April 1927. During World War II the APL was expanded from 600 to 1,600. The Levies operated in Aden and the Western Aden Protectorate but also provided garrisons at Socotra Island and Sharjah. By 1939 an APL anti-aircraft wing had been created, which shot down an Italian plane in the course of the war. The Levies reverted to War Office control in 1957 with British Army officers and NCOs replacing those from the RAF. Then with Head...

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (5566 Sgt. Saleh Omer Hassani. A.P.L.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (5860 Pte. Othman Said Quteibi. A.P.L.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (6614 Pte. Abdurrab Hussein Saidi. A.P.L.), polished, fairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (7705 Cpl. Abdullah Omar Audhali. A.P.L.), nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (8040 L/Cpl. Abdulla Ali Hassani. A.P.L.), nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (8267 Pte. Saleh bin Saleh Audhali. A.P.L.), nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (8304 Pte. Qaid Obeid Shaari. A.P.L.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (9729 Pte. Abdulla Ali Dhalai. A.P.L.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (10179 Pte. Fadhl Hussein Lahjee. A.P.L.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (10316 Pte. Bubaker Salim Azzani. A.P.L.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Seaman I. J. Abdi, Royal Navy, an Adeni seamanKorea 1950-53 (784A. Ibrahim Jama Abdi. Smn. R.N.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, unnamed as issued, very fine and scarce (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Aden Special Police ForceGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, South Arabia (Sp/Cons. E. P. Harvey. Aden Special Police Force.), good very fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

CYPRUSGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (Cy/23740 Pte. M. Sabri. Cyprus. R.), good very fineSold with copied roll extract.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EGYPT (Monarchy)Three: A. M. El Seesy, Medical Services, Egyptian Expeditionary Force1914-15 Star (Ahmed Mustafa El Seesy); British War and Victory Medals (Ahmed Mustafa El Sfesy) [sic], good very fine (3)Acquired during 2006 in Riyadh.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (290 1-Sq. Cav. E.A.), very fine1st Squadron Cavalry, Egyptian Army.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (1396 D. of S. E.A.), very fineDepartment of Supply/Stores, Egyptian Army.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (6947 2-Bn. E.A.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (Mulazim T. 16-Bn. E.A.), very fineMulazim Thani represents the rank of 2nd Lieutenant.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (24 Shawish. F.D.A.), good very fineShawish Mohammed Ahmed Ashmawi El Saghir served with the Frontier District Administration, Egyptian Army.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (1696 B. Shawish. O. Dept.), very fineBash Shawish Abu Mohammed Osman served with the Ordnance Department, Egyptian Army.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (7075 1-Bn. E.A.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (6992 Artillery E.A.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Victory Medal 1914-19 (2019 Transport D. E.A.), silvered, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Victory Medal 1914-19 (Sagh 1-Bn. E.A.), some staining, nearly very fineSenior Infantry Officer - 'Senior Major'Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Mercantile Marine War Medal 1914-18 (Mohamed Ahmed), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Mercantile Marine War Medal 1914-18 (Billy Nago), good very fineBilly Nago was born in 1885 at Alexandria, Egypt and died in 1957 at Cardiff.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

FEDERATION OF SOUTH ARABIAFederal GuardGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (418 W/Arif. B. O. Audhali. F.G.), very fineWakil Arif is the rank of Lance-Corporal.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (524 Naib. A. S. Beihani. F.G.), traces of verdigris, good fineNaib is the rank of Sergeant.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (1059 Gundi H. T. Kazimi. F.G.), very fineGundi is the rank of Private.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (1285 Naib. A. K. M. Hasani. F.G.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (1280 Arif. A. R. A. Audhali. F.G.), nearly very fineArif is the rank of Corporal.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (1809 W/Arif. S. A. Audhali. F.G.), nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (2969 Gundi O. M. Qutebi. F.G.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Audhali Tribal GuardGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (T.G. Ahmed 'Ali Muhammad. Audhali T.G.), disc detached from suspension, thus fair but scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Shaibi Tribal GuardGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (Arif Muthanna Nagi. Shaibi. T.G.), nearly very fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Fadhli Tribal GuardGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (T.G. Husain Bin Said Ahmed. Fadhli T.G.), clasp loose upon riband, nearly very fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Muflahi Tribal GuardGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (T.G. 'Ali Haimed Hulais Muflahi T.G.), nearly very fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (Nasser Haidera.), nearly very finePossibly a Government employee or field agent.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (Fadhl Sa'id Alawi.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

IRAQDistinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel, very fineSourced from Baghdad in 2001. Possibly awarded to Nuri al-Said, for just six D.S.O.'s issued to the Iraqi Army.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (Clk. Mohd. Abdul Wahid. M.E.F.), some scratches to edge, nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20 (Insp. Yusuf Peters, Bgd. Police.), good very fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Victory Medal 1914-19 (Mudir. Taha Ziyarah.), very fineAcquired in Baghdad in 1999. Mudir is the rank of Manager.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Victory Medal 1914-19 (Cons. Ali Ibn Googerian, Meso. Police.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Victory Medal 1914-19 (Dr. T. Kurdian, M.E.F.), lacking ring, very fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Victory Medal 1914-19 (19735 Mason Taj Din, Meso. Rys.), lacking ring, nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Iraq (15368 Guard. J. G. Roache. Mespot Rys.), good very fine and scarceConfirmed as sole entitlement.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Southern Desert, Iraq (355565. A.C.1. J. Davison. R.A.F.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

JERUSALEMBritish War Medal 1914-20 (J-5035 Pte. J. Mizrachi. R. Fus.), nearly very fineJacob Mizrachi was born in 1890 at Jerusalem and lived in the Montefiore Quarter upon his enlistment on 27 June 1918. Throughout his career he had numerous indiscretions noted upon his Service Record, going 'absent without leave' on 27 July, repeating the same charge from 7 - 9 September, before then 'striking a comrade with a rifle' on 9 September. Further incidents occurred, before Mizrachi was admitted to Hospital in March 1919. He was discharged in April 1920; sold with copied service record and MIC conf...

The B.E.M. awarded to Kawass K. D. Ikhwais, who acted as personal bodyguard to the District Commissioner of JerusalemBritish Empire Medal (Civil) G.VI.R. (Daoud Khalil), replacement suspension, worn, fairB.E.M. London Gazette 1 January 1941.Khalil Daoud Ikhwais served as the Kawass to the District Commissioner of Jerusalem. The rank of Kawass was derived from the Ottomans, who conferred it upon foreign Lieutenants but more commonly for those in the role of a Protection Officer or Bodyguard.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The B.E.M. awarded to Clerk B. E. Rifai, Palestine ProtectorateBritish Empire Medal (Civil) G.VI.R. (Bashir Effendi Rifai), officially engraved naming on a pre-prepared ground, cleaned, very fineB.E.M. London Gazette 1 January 1941.Bashir Effendi Rifai served as a Grade N Clerk in Palestine.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

JORDANGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (743 Jundi A Wal Rhayyel Assaf, Arab Legion.), good very fineJundi Awal is the rank of Private 1st Class.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (1131 Wakil. Deifallah Oklah Arab Legion), very fineWakil is the rank of Sergeant.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (8946 Jundi Idrahim Odetallah Arab Legion), good very fineJundi is the rank of Private.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (16795 Jundi Awal Bashir Awad Arab Legion.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (17722. Jundi Iteiwi Marzak Arab Legion), nearly very fineWith copied roll extract.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Trans Jordan Frontier ForceGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (TJFF 5526 Pte Muhd Salem Fares El Assad TJFF), nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (TJFF/5577 Pte Nazmi Juma'a Kassem. T.J.F.F.), good very fineConfirmed upon roll, address stated as 19365 HQ Arab Legion, Amman.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (TJFF/6893 Tpr. Aziz Bishara Jasser TJFF), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

PALESTINEGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (Pal/60094 Pte. J. Zeliviensky. Pal. Regt.), edge bruising and official correction to rank and first part of name, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Colonial Police L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (164 Const. Ibrahim Elias El Ni'Meh, Palestine Police), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Colonial Police L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (Pt. Const. Selim Haj Mustafa Mishin.), polished and contact marks, good fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Colonial Police Medal, G.VI.R., 1st issue, for Meritorious Service (Ali Ibrahim Azaizeh 2nd Insp. Palestine Police.), nearly very fineC.P.M. London Gazette 12 June 1947.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

QU'AITIGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (1706 Jundi. Abdulla Ba'Hassan. Q.A.C.), nearly very fineQu'Aiti Armed Constabulary - a scarce unit.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (2125 Jundi. Abd Rayah Alyahri. M.R.A.), very fineMukalla Regular Army - a scarce unit.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (2369 Jundi. Mohammed Quasim Al Kaldi. M.R.A.), nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATESTrucial Oman ScoutsThe Trucial Oman Levies were a paramilitary unit raised in 1951 and renamed the Trucial Oman Scots in 1956. By 1957, the Scouts numbered a shade over 1,000 and two companies fought in the Jebel Akhdar War. The final defeat of the rebels took place in January 1959 in an action led by the British SAS that the Trucial Oman Scouts supported, along with the Sultan's Northern Frontier Regiment.General Service Medal 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (972 Cpl. Muhammad Abaid. T.O.S.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information ple...

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (1451 Pte. Harib Salem. T.O.S.), extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (1493 L/Cpl. Hamad Sultan. T.O.S.), extremely fine, in named card box of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (1640 Pte. Salim Saif. T.O.S.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (1766 Pte. Rashid Muhammad. T.O.S.), official corrections to naming, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (1958 L/Cpl. Muhammad Ali. T.O.S.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (2122 Pte. Hassan Jama. T.O.S.), nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (2346 Pte. Umran Hamad. T.O.S.), nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (2622 Pte. Ismail Musa. T.O.S.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (2714 Boy Muhammad Ali. T.O.S.), nearly extremely fine and a scarce rankSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

India General Service 1854-95, 23 clasps, Pegu, Persia, Northwest Frontier, Umbeyla, Bhootan, Looshai, Perak, Jowaki 1877-8, Naga 1879-80, Burma 1885-7, Sikkim 1888, Hazara 1888, Burma 1887-89, Chin-Lushai 1889-90, Samana 1891, Hazara 1891, N. E. Frontier 1891, Hunza 1891, Lushai 1889-92, Burma 1889-92, Chin Hills 1892-92, Kachin Hills 1892-93, Waziristan 1894-5, unnamed, nearly extremely fine and impressiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, 15 clasps, Hafir, Firket, Abu Hamed, Sudan 1897, The Atbara, Khartoum, Gedaref, Gedid, Sudan 1899, Bahr-el-Ghazal 1900-02, Jerok, Nyima, Katfia, Talodi, Nyam-Nyam, unnamed, edge bearing a catalogue number in ink, ‘C.18989’, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 26 clasps, Cape Colony, Rhodesia, Relief of Mafeking, Defence of Kimberley, Talana, Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith, Belmont, Modder River, Tugela Heights, Natal, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Driefontein, Wepener, Defence of Mafeking, Transvaal, Johannesburg, Laing’s Nek, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen, Belfast, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902, edge stamped ‘Specimen’, a later style claw suspension, nearly extremely fineEx-Strong Collection.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Term...

Africa General Service 1902-56, 34 clasps, Gambia, B.C.A. 1899-1900, Uganda 1900, Somaliland 1901, Jubaland, S. Nigeria, N. Nigeria, Lango 1901, Aro 1901-1902, N. Nigeria 1902, S. Nigeria 1902-03, N. Nigeria 1903, Somaliland 1902-04, Jidballi, N. Nigeria 1903-04, N. Nigeria 1904, S. Nigeria 1903, S. Nigeria 1903-04, S. Nigeria 1904, S. Nigeria 1902, S. Nigeria 1904-05, Kissi 1905, S. Nigeria 1905, S. Nigeria 1905-06, Nandi 1905-06, N. Nigeria 1906, East Africa 1902, East Africa 1904, East Africa 1905, East Africa 1906, West Africa 1906, West Africa 1908, Somaliland 1908-10, West Africa 1909-10...

India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Burma 1930-32, an unnamed specimen, two minor scratches to obverse, otherwise good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Naval Good Shooting Medal, G.V.R., 36 clasps, H.M.S. “Africa” 1910 12” B.L., H.M.S. “Britannia” 1910 6” B.L., H.M.S. “Exmouth” 1910 6” B.L., H.M.S. “Jupiter” 1910 6” Q.F., H.M.S. “Bellerophon” 1910 4” B.L., H.M. Torpedo Boat “11” 1910 12 Pr. Q.F., H.M. Torpedo Boat “30” 1910 12 Pr. Q.F., H.M.S. “Swiftsure” 1911 10” B.L., H.M.S. “Minotaur” 1911 7.5” B.L., H.M.S. “Natal” 1911 7.5” B.L., H.M.S. “Powerful” 1911 6” Q.F., H.M.S. “Jupiter” 1911 6” Q.F., H.M.S. “Indomitable” 1912 12” B.L., H.M.S. “Hercules” 1912 12” B.L., H.M.S. “Natal” 1912 3 Pr. Q.F., H.M.S. “Monmouth” 1912 12 Pr. Q.F., H.M.S. “Redp...

1914 Star, an unnamed specimen, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1914-15 Star, an unnamed specimen, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A War Department sealed pattern for the 1914-15 Star1914-15 Star, unnamed, a sealed pattern with the wax seal of the War Department to reverse, upon a card mount, this annotated in ink '1914-15 Star. Approved sample. A. H. Darby.', extremely fine almost as struckSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British War Medal 1914-20, bronze issue, an unnamed specimen, minor edge nicks, very fine and betterSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A rare Ministry of Munitions Specimen Memorial PlaqueMemorial Plaque 1914-18 (Specimen Ministry of Munitions MCMXIX), nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Naval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Bomb & Mine Clearance 1945-53, an unnamed specimen, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Naval General Service 1915-62, 2 clasps, Cyprus, Near East, an unnamed specimen, unofficial rivets between first and second clasp, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, South Vietnam, an unnamed specimen, nearly extremely fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

King’s African Rifles Distinguished Conduct Medal, E.VII.R., neatly impressed 'Specimen' in small capitals on edge, nearly extremely fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An outstanding 'Battle of Britain' Squadron C.O.'s campaign group of three awarded to Squadron Leader H. M. Starr, Royal Air Force, who assumed command of No. 253 Squadron on 8 August 1940 - he flew his first sortie in Hurricanes from Kenley on 28 August and was engaged in a hot scrap over Redhill, taking a 20mm cannon shell to his engine which forced his withdrawalThe very next day Starr 'lifted off' for the morning sortie and was shot down whilst engaging a large number of enemy aircraft who had their bombs set across sites in the southeast, he was shot down and forced to call upon his trust...

Family group:'It is an honour to have a small part in a ceremony honouring such a remarkable young man. Jack Conway Carpenter was obviously one of those resourceful, eager Canadians who won acclaim for their country wherever they went. We can take such pride in the knowledge that Canadian pilots such as Sub-Lieutenant Carpenter were in the thick of the Battle of Britain. We do, however, very much regret that such promise and talent were lost so early in life.The service record of the Carpenter family is truly impressive. Jack enhanced that wonderful tradition; there can be no finer epitaph.'Ge...

(x) An exceptionally poignant ‘Battle of Britain’ group of six awarded to Flight Lieutenant H. Owen, Royal Air Force, an Air Gunner in Blenheim aircraft who forged a long and successful career, but was ‘greatly troubled by what he did and saw during the War’1939-45 Star, clasp, Battle of Britain; Air Crew Europe Star, clasp, Atlantic; Africa Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medal 1939-45, unnamed as issued, swing-mounted but missing wearing pin, good very fine (6)Henry ‘Harry’ Owen was born on 4 June 1921 at Durham, England, and educated at Osborne Grammar School, West Hartlepool. He joined t...

A fine Second World War D.F.C. and ‘Battle of Britain’ group of six awarded to Flight Lieutenant D. M. A. Smythe, Royal Air Force, who flew during the Battle as an Air Gunner in obsolete Defiant aircraft of No. 264 Squadron and later witnessed extensive bombing and strafing sorties in Italy with No. 223 Squadron, being awarded the D.F.C. for ‘determination and devotion to duty over a very long period of operational flying’ as Gunnery Leader in Baltimore light attack bombersDistinguished Flying Cross, G.VI.R., the reverse officially dated ‘1944’ and additionally privately engraved ‘79196 D.M.A....

The important Caterpillar Club badge issued to Wing Commander T. F. 'Ginger' Neil, D.F.C. & Bar, A.F.C., A.E., a fighter Ace who flew no less than 141 combat missions in Hurricanes of No. 249 Squadron including during the Battle of Britain, and destroyed a total of 14 enemy aircraft during the Second World WarCaterpillar Club badge, gold with ruby eyes, engraved to reverse 'P/O. T. F. Neil. D.F.C. Pres. by Irving Co.', with original safety chain, extremely fineThomas Francis 'Ginger' Neil was born on 14 July 1920 at Bootle, Merseyside, and educated at Eccles Grammar School. After taking his Sc...

(x) Royal Humane Society, small bronze medal (Unsuccessful) (Robert Kay, Nov: 29. 1904), in Elkington & Co. case of issue, nearly extremely fineCase number 33,744:'At midnight on the 29th November, 1904, two men fell overboard from a fishing boat in the dock at North Shields. Robert Kay jumped in and attempted to rescue them, but failed, and they were drowned.'Robert Kay was born around 1876 and lived at 63 Queen Street, Tynemouth, North Shields, with his wife Lavinia and three daughters. A fish trade labourer by trade, he was awarded the Royal Humane Society Medal - and this after having just...

A Great War M.B.E. pair awarded to Lieutenant-Commander T. A. E. J. Bosanquet, Royal Navy, decorated for protecting the natural harbour of Milford Haven - which acted as the assembly point of convoys to Gibraltar - from the activities of U-Boats off the coast of PembrokeshireMost Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member's 1st Type Breast Badge, silver, hallmarks for Garrard & Co. Ltd, London 1917, in its fitted case of issue; British War Medal 1914-20 (Lieut. T. A. E. J. Bosanquet. R.N.), good very fine (2)M.B.E. London Gazette 7 June 1918:'Awarded for arduous work in ch...

The very fine Battle of Jutland Russian Saint George Medal for Bravery campaign group of seven awarded to Chief Petty Officer G. J. Hammond, Royal NavyAfrica General Service 1899-1956, E.VII.R., 1 clasp, Somaliland 1902-04 (G. J. Hammond, P.O. 2CL., H.M.S. Porpoise.); 1914-15 Star (161137. G. J. Hammond, C.P.O. R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (161137 G. J. Hammond. C.P.O. R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (161137. G. J. Hammond, C.P.O. H.M.S. Monarch.); Italy, Messina Earthquake, 1908, rim privately engraved (G. J. Hammond P.O.1.); Russia, Empire, Order of St. George, Medal for Brave...

A rare Great War M.M. group of three awarded to Lance-Corporal E. Holway, Royal Marine Light Infantry, who was decorated for bravery during the Battle for Aveluy Wood and was twice wounded on the Western FrontMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (Ply-1093 S L.Cpl. E. Holway. 1/R.M.L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (Ply. 1093-S-Pte. E. Holway. R.M.L.I.), good very fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 6 August 1918.Ernest Holway was born on 30 March 1891 at Halifax, the second son of Orsini and Winifred Holway of 7 Carlton Court. Having worked as an overlooker in a cloth mill, Holway enlisted at Manchester for the...

An extremely rare Second World War O.B.E. group of seven awarded to Captain H. H. Golding, Merchant Navy, one of a handful of recipients of the Southern Railway Company's M.S.M - for his gallant deeds as Master of the S.S. Isle of Sark in St. Peter Port, Guernsey in June 1940, when his ship came under attack while embarking evacueesThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Civil) Officer's 2nd type Breast Badge, silver-gilt, in its Royal Mint case of issue; British War Medal 1914-20 (Hervy H. Golding); Mercantile Marine War Medal 1914-18 (Hervy H. Golding); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic...

(x) A fine M.B.E. group of seven awarded to Commissioned Engineer S. L. Leech, Royal Navy, who was mentioned in dispatches for keeping H.M.S. Vimy operational during her desperate ramming action against German U-Boats in February 1943The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.), Member's breast Badge; British War Medal 1914-19 (M.14957 S.L. Leech. B.Art. R.N.); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; War Medal 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf, mounted as worn, very fine (7)M.B.E. London Gazette 11 June 1942.M.I.D. London Gazette 18 May 1943. The original recommendation st...

A scarce Fleet Air Arm D.S.M. awarded to Petty Officer (Air) J. D. MacKechnie, Royal Navy, later Lieutenant (Air), who won his award flying Albacores with No. 826 Squadron in the Western Desert during 1942Distinguished Service Medal, G.VI.R. (FX.77186 J. D. Mackechnie. A/P.O. (Air)); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp North Africa 1942-43; Air Crew Europe Star; Defence and War Medals, the first with officially re-impressed naming, otherwise good very fine (6)D.S.M. London Gazette January 1943:'For gallantry and skill in flying operations in the Middle East.' (No recommendation extant for the awa...

(x) An unusual Second World War 'double issue' G.M. group of eight awarded to Lieutenant-Commander P. C. Grant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, late Riverboat Emergency Services, who received an immediate award for his exceptional part in rendering safe an enemy mine discovered beneath a hospital ship in Dieppe HarbourAs the port's Bomb Safety Officer, he took command of the perilous operation, employing a crane to lift the 'C' Type from waist-high mud to the quayside. Just how perilous became all too clear, for he discovered 'a small obstruction of substance had clogged the inlet holes to the...

A very fine 'Royal Visit to South Africa 1947' R.V.M., post-War B.E.M. group of nine awarded to Quartermaster-Sergeant A. Rendell, Royal MarinesRendell was fortunate to be taken prisoner after the disastrous raid on Tobruk on the night of 13-14 September 1942 - "Operation Agreement" - where he was a 3" Mortar Platoon Commander aboard H.M.S. Sikh; she found herself illuminated and swept by heavy enemy fire, the vessel was abandoned and Rendell found himself dodging shells and machine-gun fire from the Italian airforce before being fished out of the water by an E-Boat and taken into captivityHav...

'I also require early information by means of spies whether or not Okuta has been occupied by the French, and whether an endeavour is being made by them to take possession of Nikki. Your will engage spies and obtain such information as Lieutenant-Colonel Allen may wish to obtain from time to time … 'A confidential report from Government House, Lagos, dated 9 October 1897, addressed to Frank Rohrweger, Political Officer of the Lagos Hausa Force.An intriguing C.M.G. pair awarded to Frank Rohrweger, a colonial magistrate who onetime acted as Governor - and Chief Justice - of LagosIn late 1897, he...

(x) An Order of St. John group of five awarded to Chief Surgeon J. B. Wilkinson, St. John Ambulance Brigade, who served for 38 years as Medical Officer for Health in Oldham and took an active part in despatching ambulance men during the Boer War - Oldham had the distinction of contributing the largest number of men of any provincial townThe Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knight of Grace's set of insignia, comprising neck Badge and breast Star, silver and enamel, maker's mark to reverse of Star; The Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Honorary Associate's Breast Badge, silver; St. John Medal for S...

(x) An Order of St. John group of three awarded to Mrs. Katherine F. Wilkinson, wife of Dr. James Bates WilkinsonThe Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Dame of Grace's Badge, silver and enamel, on lady's bow riband; The Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Serving Sister's Badge, silver and enamel, on lady's bow riband, together with the recipients Primrose League, Dame's Badge, 2nd issue, gilt, maker's name to reverse, with integral top riband bar, good very fine (3)Katherine Florence Wilkinson was born on 14 July 1858, the daughter of George Thackerary Esq., J.P., of Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. She...

(x) An Order of St. John group of four awarded to Divisional Surgeon Dr. Gladys E. Wilkinson, St. John Ambulance BrigadeThe Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Officer's Badge, small type, silver; Defence Medal 1939-45; Jubilee 1935; St. John Service Medal, with 4 additional award clasps (17978. D/Sgn. G. E. Wilkinson. Oldham Cen. Nsg. Div. No.4 Dist. S.J.A.B. 1938), very fine and better (4)Gladys Elizabeth Wilkinson, the daughter of James Bates Wilkinson, was born on 21 April 1892 and graduated L.R.C.P. from the University of London in 1928. A Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, she served a...

An unattributed Order of St. John group of sevenThe Order of St. John, Officer's Badge; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, with '1st Army' clasp; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Service Medal of the Order of St. John, with five additional Award Bars, mounted in court style by Spink & Son, King Street, extremely fine (7)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A Great War Egypt operations M.B.E. pair awarded to Captain W. Sutherland, Middlesex Regiment, attached Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying CorpsThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member's 1st type breast Badge, silver, hallmarks for London 1918; British War Medal 1914-20, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Capt. W. Sutherland. R.A.F.), very fine and better (2)M.B.E. London Gazette 3 June 1919 (Egypt).William Sutherland was twice further mentioned in despatches for gallant conduct and distinguished service in Salonika and Egypt (London Gazette 28 November 1917 & 5 June 1919,...

Six: Staff Sergeant V. Crews, Indian Ordnance DepartmentMost Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military), Member's 2nd type Breast Badge, silver; British War Medal 1914-20 (S-Sgt. V. Crews. I.U.L.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Jubilee 1935; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (S-Sgt. V. Crews. I.O.D.), the first in Royal Mint case of issue, minor contact marks, very fine (6)Mounted as worn with the Victory Medal 1914-19 awarded to Sub Conductor T. M. Johnson, I.O.D.; sold together with a matching group of miniature medals.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please...

(x) A fine 'Mesopotamia' Military Division O.B.E. group of seven awarded to Captain R. B. Neilson, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, late Royal Naval Division, who was thrice 'mentioned' and served as A.D.C. to the General Officer Commanding the Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force from 1917-1918The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer's 2nd type breast Badge, silver-gilt; 1914-15 Star (2. Lieut. R. B. S. Neilson. A. & S. Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Capt. R. B. S. Neilson.); Defence Medal 1939-45; Special Constabulary Long Ser...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantFamily group:The exceptional Great War M.C. groups of four awarded to the Watson brothers, both of whom trod near identical paths in education and military service, comrades in arms who served alongside one another in the 6th Battalion, East Lancashire RegimentThe younger brother, Captain T. P. Watson, 'a brilliant and gallant Adjutant' was killed in action leading his men across the Diala River at night under heavy enemy fire in March 1917, whilst the older brother, Lieutenant J. H. Watson survived the warMilitary Cross, G.V.R. (Lieut. J. H. Watson. 6th. Ea...

(x) A Great War M.C. group of five awarded to Captain L. St. G. Wilkinson, Manchester Regiment, attached Machine Gun Corps, who later served as Borough Engineer and Surveyor at Wallasey, MerseysideMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star (Lieut. L. St. G. Wilkinson. Manch. R.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. L. St. G. Wilkinson.); Jubilee 1935, light contact marks, otherwise good very fine (5)M.C. London Gazette 1 January 1918.Lionel St. George Wilkinson was born on 29 March 1886 at 117 Rochdale Road, Harpurhey, the son of James Bates Wilkinson. Educated at Oldham Hulme Grammar School and M...

A rare and important Great War 'East Africa' M.C. group of four awarded to Major E. C. Irwin, 20th Duke of Cambridge's Own Infantry, attached 40th Pathans, late 20th Punjabis, who was decorated for gallantry when in command of his Company during a sharp rearguard action at Kiyombo on 25 February 1917, during which he was wounded; he was later killed in action at the head of his men at the Battle of Narungombe in July 1917Military Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star (Capt. E. C. Irwin. 20/D.C.O. Infy.); British War and Victory Medal (Major E. C. Irwin.), light edge bruising to last, otherwise good very...

A scarce Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Major T. Anderson, 2nd Battalion, King's African Rifles, late Driver, East African Motor Transport CorpsMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star (2078 Dvr. T. Anderson. E. Afr. M. T. C.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Capt. T. Anderson.), good very fineM.C. London Gazette 7 February 1919.Thomas Anderson served initially in Africa with the East African Motor Transport Corps from 2 June 1915 (Theatre 4A - British East Africa, German East Africa, Rhodesia, Nyasaland and Uganda). Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the King's Africa...

A rare Great War ‘East Africa operations’ M.C. group of three awarded to Lieutenant D. B. Fox, Nigeria Regiment and Nigeria Railways, decorated and 'mentioned' for his part in the Battles of Mkalama and Mahiwa whilst with the 4th Battalion, who was repeatedly praised by Captain Downes in With the Nigerians in German East Africa and was severely wounded via a gunshot through the shoulder to bootMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaves (Lieut. D. B. Fox.) good very fine (3)11 M.C.'s awarded to the West African Forces for the Great War.M.C. London Gazette 27 July...

(x) A rare Great War Serbia operations M.C. group of six awarded to Captain E. V. Mason, Royal Artillery, late South Irish HorseMilitary Cross, G.V.R., the reverse inscribed, ‘Capt. E. Vance Mason, R.F.A., ‘P’ Ridge, Serbia, 19th Sept. 1918’; 1914-15 Star (1138 Cpl. E. V. Mason, S. Ir. H.); British War and Victory Medals (2 Lieut. E. V. Mason); France, Croix de Guerre, dated '1914-1916', with silver Star device upon riband; Russia, Order of St. Anne, Second Class neck Badge, with swords, by Albert Kiebel, St. Petersburg, 44mm, gold and enamel, manufacturer’s marks on reverse, gold (56 zolotnik...

The outstanding 'Gallipoli Landings' D.C.M. group of four awarded to Sergeant F. Palmer, Royal Fusiliers, decorated and mentioned in Sir Ian Hamilton's dispatches for 'gallantry and marked ability' during operations at Cape Helles from 25 April 1915As section commanders fell around him, Palmer took control of his Company's scattered remnants and led them forward to successfully capture Hill 114. From this position, the Royal Fusiliers were able to stall the Turkish advance on Hill 138, saving the British centre at a critical momentPromoted to Sergeant, Palmer was assigned to his regiment's ine...

(x) A fine Great War 'Dardanelles' D.C.M. group of four awarded to Private H. F. Pickering, Hampshire Regiment, late Royal Warwickshire Regiment, who applied a tourniquet and saved the life of a man 'whilst bullets were flying like rain' around themDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R (11156 Pte. H. F. Pickering. R. War: R.); 1914-15 Star (--- Pte. --- R. War: R.); British War and Victory Medals, with copy M.I.D. oak leaves (11156 Pte. H. F. Pickering. R. War.R.), the second a partially erased replacement, edge bruising and contact marks throughout, nearly very fine (4)D.C.M. London Gazette 21 J...

'One year has passed and friends around meThink the wound is almost healed;But they little know the sorrowDeep within our hearts concealed.'Penned by Albert Connor's heartbroken mother following his death in action on 15 October 1917.The moving D.C.M. and Croix de Guerre group of four awarded to Sergeant A. W. Connor, Royal Berkshire Regiment, who was twice decorated for his stoic 36-hour defence of a vulnerable communication trench at Pilckem Ridge, only to be killed in action by a German shell on 15 October 1917Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (20230 L. Sjt: W. A. Connor. 2/R. Berks: R.);...

A Great War D.C.M. pair awarded to Corporal G. W. H. Wells, 172nd Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers, late East Surrey RegimentDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (79743 Cpl. G. W. H. Wells. R.E.); Victory Medal 1914-19 (821 Cpl. G. W. H. Wells. E. Surr. R.), very fine (2)D.C.M. London Gazette 11 March 1920:'For good work and devotion to duty displayed on many occasions since March, 1915, during the period at Kemmel, The Bluff and Vimy. Especially for good work done during November, 1918, in removing mines in the neighbourhood of Saultain and Sebourg.'George W. H. Wells served in France from...

A very fine 'Orange Hill 1918' D.C.M. awarded to Sergeant F. Duckworth, Canadian Mounted Rifles, who had previously suffered gunshot wounds to the head and kneeDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (117232 Sjt. F. Duckworth. 2/Can: M.R.), polishing to high relief, nearly very fine D.C.M. London Gazette 11 March 1920:'For conspicuous gallantry and good work. On the 26th August 1918, near Orange Hill he, under very heavy fire took through to the objective, 2,500 yards distant, four Stokes' guns with crews. On the way he together with several men, rushed a machine gun post, thereby saving many casu...

A poignant M.M. group of five awarded to Lance-Sergeant F. Lee, The Welch Regiment; decorated for gallantry at Welsh Valley during the Somme Offensive, he was killed in action near Ypres on 12 March 1918Military Medal, G.V.R. (1117 L. Cpl. F. Lee. 2/Welsh R.); 1914 Star (1117 Pte F. Lee. 2/Welsh R.); British War and Victory Medals (1117 Cpl. F. Lee. Welsh R.); Russia, Imperial, St. George Medal for Bravery, 4th Class, the reverse stamped 'No. 901662', this mounted Russian style, extremely fine (5)M.M. London Gazette 1 September 1916.St. George Medal for Bravery (4th Class) London Gazette 15 Fe...

An important Great War 'Somme 1916' M.M. group of four awarded to Rifleman T. Green, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was shot on four occasions and captured at Arras when knocked unconscious with the butt of an enemy rifle, he repeatedly carried out acts of sabotage deep behind enemy lines and was 'prepared to suffer' for conducting such actions - on one occasion offering up his finger in order to block and damage a machine manufacturing munitions; the damaged finger would thankfully recover but the machine met its makerHe famously climbed Reims Cathedral when it came under heavy shelling in Apr...

(x) A Great War M.M. group of four awarded to Corporal H. Anderson, Royal Scots Regiment, who was decorated for bravery on the Western FrontMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (9292 Cpl. H. Anderson. 13/R. Scots.); 1914 Star (9292 Pte. H. Anderson. 2/R. Scots.); British War and Victory Medals (9292 Cpl. H. Anderson. R. Scots.), the third erased, nearly very fine (4)M.M. London Gazette 16 October 1917.Hugh Anderson, a native of Inverness, served in France from 11 August 1914 with the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Scots. Promoted Corporal, he was awarded the Military Medal serving with the 13th Battalion in Franc...

A Great War M.M. group of three awarded to Private W. T. Rowe, Rifle Brigade, late 2/5th Battalion, London RegimentMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (304455 Pte. W. T. Rowe. 5/Lond: R.); British War and Victory Medal (304455 Pte. W. T. Rowe. 5-Lond. R.), minor contact marks, very fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 24 January 1919.Wallis Thomas Rowe served with the 2/5th Battalion, London Regiment which was formed in September 1914 and attached to 174th Brigade, 58th (London) Division. The Battalion landed in France on 25 January 1917 and took part in the fighting on the Hindenburg Line and at the Third Battle o...

A very fine Great War 'Vimy Ridge 1917' M.M. awarded to Sergeant W. P. Joyce, Royal West Kent Regiment, when he took command of 'A' Company, 1st Battalion fighting in collaboration with the Canadian CorpsMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (1415 Sjt: W. P. Joyce. 1/R.W. Kent R.), very fineM.M. London Gazette 18 July 1917:'On 9th April 1917, in the attack on Vimy Ridge, commanded his platoon with very great skill and initiative. By his judgement he saved many casualties when his platoon was under machine-gun fire, and set a fine example. He did very good work during the fighting on the Somme.'William Philli...

A Great War M.M. awarded to Private C. E. Pook, Machine Gun CorpsMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (81569 Pte. C. E. Pook. 191/Coy. M.G.C.), nearly extremely fineM.M. Edinburgh Gazette 22 October 1917.Charles Ernest Pook was born in 1877 and lived at 47 Henry Street, Vauxhall. A pickle fireman by profession, he attested for the Machine Gun Corps on 31 January 1916 and saw service in France from 11 February 1917-22 February 1919. Within months of travelling overseas, he was admitted to hospital at Etaples suffering from diarrhoea, his condition noted as dangerously ill. Recovered, he served with distincti...

A Great War M.M. group of three awarded to Lance-Corporal M. W. Jones, Rifle Brigade, who likely shared in the costly action at Inverness Copse in August 1917 and later went 'in the bag' during the withdrawal from the Canal de Saint-Quentin; released at the cessation of hostilities, his proud record of service was damaged in the 1930's when found guilty of corruption and imprisoned whilst with the Metropolitan PoliceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (S-30915 L.Cpl. M. W. Jones. 9/Rif: Bde:); British War and Victory Medals (S-30915 Cpl. M. W. Jones. Rif. Brig.), very fine and better (3)M.M. London Gazette...

A Great War M.M. awarded to Private L. W. Andrews, 2/5th Battalion, London RegimentMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (301094 Pte. L. W. Andrews. 2/5 Lond: R.), very fine M.M. London Gazette 11 December 1917.Leslie W. Andrews was decorated for bravery on the Western Front, his Battalion being heavily engaged in the Battles of Bullecourt, Gravenstafel and Passchendaele. A resident of Ilford, he was commissioned into the Reserve of Officers on 6 February 1919; sold with copied MIC. Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A Great War M.M. awarded to Private R. Cooper, Royal Army Medical CorpsMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (437470 Pte. R. Cooper. 2/2 S.Mid: F.A. R.A.M.C.), minor edge knocks, very fine M.M. London Gazette 8 August 1918.R. Cooper was awarded the M.M. for services in France with the 2/2nd South Midland Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. The unit formed part of the 61st (2nd South Midland) Division which fought on the Somme on 19 July 1916 at the Battle of Fromelles and later took part in the Third Battle of Ypres and advance to the Hindenburg Line. Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more in...

Family group:A fine Great War M.M. awarded to Sergeant E. C. Page, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment, who was five times wounded during the Great War, being decorated for leadership and an ‘absolute contempt of danger’ during the Hundred Days OffensiveMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (G-485 Sjt. E. C. Page. 1/R.W. Kent. R.), light contact marks, very fineM.M. London Gazette 11 February 1919. The citation states:‘Acting as Sergeant-Major of his Company, after his Company Commander was wounded and the objective was taken, he assisted in reorganising the Company. Throughout the whole operation, he sho...

A most unusual Great War M.M. and Naval Good Shooting Medal group of four awarded to Sergeant H. Lundie, Royal Garrison Artillery, late Royal NavyMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (284907 Cpl.-A. Sjt. - H. Lundie. R.G.A.); British War and Victory Medals (SR-9907 Sjt. H. Lundie. R.A.); Naval Good Shooting Medal, E.VII.R. (192104 H. Lundie, P.O.2 Cl. H.M.S. Hardy. 1907 12 Pr.Q.F.), light contact marks to last, very fine and better (4)M.M. London Gazette 14 May 1919.Henry Lundie was born on 7 February 1881 at Sculcoates, Yorkshire, the son of William Lundie. A general labourer and paint works boy by trade,...

A Great War M.M. awarded to Corporal D. Hutchinson, 4th Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (19083 Pte. D. Hutchinson. 4/Can: Inf:), toned, very fine M.M. London Gazette 9 December 1916. The citation states:'For conspicuous bravery on the night of the 19th/20th September 1916 in the trenches. When all the crew of one of the Lewis Guns had been wounded or killed during an enemy counter-attack, Pte. Hutchinson took charge of the same and by keeping it in action during a critical period, assisted materially in dispersing the enemy.'David Hutchinson was born on 22...

A Great War M.M. group of three awarded to Lance-Corporal J. S. Forrest, 19th Battalion, Central Ontario Regiment, who was twice wounded whilst on the Western FrontMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (745065 Pte. J. S. Forrest. 19/Bn: 1/C. Ont: R.); British War and Victory Medals (745065 L.Cpl. J. S. Forrest. 19-Can. Inf.), very fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 21 January 1919.James Samuel Forrest was born on 8 February 1884 at Renfrew, Ontario, the son of James Halliday Forrest of Parry Sound, Ontario. A railroad bridge builder by profession, Forrest attested for the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Uxbridge, O...

A Great War M.M. pair awarded to Lieutenant, late Sergeant D. C. Rolland, 19th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (55326 Sjt: D. C. Rolland. 19/Can: Inf: Bn:); British War Medal 1914-20 (Lieut. D. C. Rolland.), minor contact marks, nearly very fine (2)M.M. Edinburgh Gazette 26 December 1916. The citation states:'For conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty while acting Company Sergeant Major, his company occupied three posts which he repeatedly visited at great personal risk and by his example encouraged his men in most trying circumstances.'David Campbell Rolland wa...

The Great War M.M. group of three awarded to Private H. D. Maxwell, 20th (1st Central Ontario) Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (916701 Pte. H. D. Maxwell. 20/Bn: 1/C.Ont: R.); British War and Victory Medals (916701 Pte. H. D. Maxwell. 20-Can. Inf.), very fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 11 February 1919.Herbert Daniel Maxwell was born on 30 April 1883 at Pengtang, Ontario, the son of Hannah Maxwell. A carpenter by trade, he attested at Toronto for the Canadian Expeditionary Force on 18 April 1916 and arrived at Liverpool on 7 April 1917. Posted to the 20th Batt...

A Great War M.M. awarded to Corporal R. H. Elliott, East Ontario Regiment, Canadian Expeditionary Force, who was later discharged on account of a wound suffered in actionMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (63613 Cpl. R. H. Elliott. 2/E.Ont: R.), traces of lacquer, very fineM.M. London Gazette 21 January 1919.Robert Herman Elliott was born on 19 February 1892 at Hungerford, Tweed, Ontario, the son of James and Elizabeth Elliott. A mail clerk by occupation, Elliott attested for the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Tweed on 29 December 1915, joining the 155th Battalion and arriving in England aboard the S.S....

The Great War M.M. group of three awarded to Sergeant W. G. W. Stokes, 38th (Royal Ottawa) Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (410629 Sjt: W. G. W. Stokes. 38/Can: Inf:); British War and Victory Medals (410629 Sgt. W. G. W. Stokes 38 Bn.), the Pair with officially re-impressed naming, claw damaged on B.W.M., very fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 17 September 1917. The citation states:'Near Avion - For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during the attack on 28th June 1917, when this N.C.O. showed the most untiring energy and cheerful spirit. In the four da...

A Great War 'Passchendaele 1917' M.M. awarded to Corporal T. Smith, 50th Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (447324 Pte. T. Smith. 50/Can: Inf:), minor edge nick, good very fineM.M. London Gazette 23 February 1918. The citation states:'Before Passchendaele, during operations October 21st - October 27th 1917. As battalion runner he repeatedly undertook the most dangerous trips carrying important messages with absolute disregard for his personal safety. His work was most praiseworthy.'Thomas Smith was born on 12 October 1883 at Berry Hill, Gloucestershire. A st...

The Great War M.M. group of three awarded to Private E. W. Leach, 58th Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (249709 Pte. E. W. Leach. 58/Can: Inf.); British War and Victory Medals (249709 Pte. E. W. Leach. 58-Can. Inf.), very fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 13 March 1919.Ernest William Leach was born on 19 March 1894 at Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, the son of Sarah Leach. A lineman by occupation, he attested at Toronto for the 208th Canadian Infantry on 5 June 1916, and disembarked at Liverpool from H.M.T. Justicia on 14 May 1917. Taken on strength with the 8th Reserve...

A Great War M.M. awarded to Sergeant R. H. Hirtle, 85th Nova Scotia Regiment, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (282411 Sjt. R. G. Hirtle. 85/N. Scotia R.), lightly polished, nearly very fineM.M. London Gazette 3 July 1919.Reginald George Hirtle was born on 9 May 1897 at Bear River, Digby, Nova Scotia, the son of Katherine Hirtle. A labourer by occupation, he attested for the Canadian Expeditionary Force on 9 March 1916, and arrived at Liverpool aboard the S.S. Olympic on 18 October 1916. Posted initially to the 219th Battalion, he transferred to the 85th Nova Scotia Regiment...

The Great War 'Cambrai 1918' M.M. group of three awarded to Private E. R. Beacock, 102nd (2nd Central Ontario) Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (541440 Pte. E. R. Beacock. 102/Bn. 2/C.Ont. R.); British War and Victory Medals (541440 Pte. E. R. Beacock. 102-Can. Inf.), minor contact marks, nearly very fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 13 May 1919.Edgar Reginald Beacock was born on 26 July 1896 at Myrtle, Ontario, the son of Bella Beacock of 544 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A student, Beacock attested at Toronto for the Divisional Cyclists, Canadian Expe...

The Great War M.M. pair awarded to Private E. C. Brown, 102nd (2nd Central Ontario) Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (219931 Pte. E. C. Brown. 102/Can: Inf: ); British War Medal 1914-20 (219931 Pte. E. C. Brown. 102-Can. Inf.), lightly polished, nearly very fine and better (2)M.M. London Gazette 12 March 1918. The citation states:'For conspicuous courage and devotion to duty on the night of November 12/13th 1917, in the front line at Passchendaele. This man is a company runner, but was temporarily off duty when he saw six men buried by shell explosions. He...

A Great War M.M. awarded to Sergeant A. F. Gothard, 102nd Canadian Infantry, decorated for his actions under heavy fire and wounded on several occasions, one of which resulted in the amputation of the tip of a fingerMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (703043 Sjt: A. F. Gothard. 102/Can: Inf:), nearly extremely fineM.M. London Gazette 18 October 1917. The citation states:'For conspicuous courage and devotion to duty. When an observer was badly wounded, Sgt. Gothard proceeded to his aid under the most dangerous conditions. Sgt. Gothard climbed up a dangerous stairway and ladder to the wounded man, dressed h...

The Great War M.M. pair awarded to Acting Company Sergeant-Major W. Jackson, 123rd Canadian Pioneer Battalion, attached Canadian Corps Tramway Construction Company, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (430803 Cpl. W. Jackson. 123/Can: Pnr: Bn:); Victory Medal 1914-19 (430803 A.C.S. Mjr. W. Jackson. Can. Pnr. Bn.), very fine (2)M.M. London Gazette 23 February 1918. The citation states:'November 10th 1917, this N.C.O. was in charge of tramway parties working at Abraham Heights near Gravenstafel. In spite of very severe hostile shelling this N.C.O. succeeded in finishing the task a...

The Great War M.M. group of three awarded to Private N. Hensen, Canadian Army Medical Corps, Canadian Expeditionary Force, who was also gassed on the Western FrontMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (524068 Pte. H. Henson. Can: A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medals (524068 Pte. H. Henson. C.A.M.C.), very fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 21 January 1919.Herbert Hensen (or Henson) was born on 25 April 1880 at Northamptonshire, England, the son of Alice Hensen of 2417 Victoria Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. A labourer by trade, he attested at Camp Hughes for the Canadian Expeditionary Force on 31 July 1916,...

A Great War group of three awarded to Sergeant R. A. Shoults, 107th Canadian Pioneer Battalion, Canadian Engineers, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (718437 Cpl. R. A. Shoults. 107/Can: Pnr: Bn:); British War and Victory Medals (718437 Sjt. R. A. Shoults. C.E.), minor staining to obverse of third, very fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 19 November 1917. The citation states:'This N.C.O. was employed for eight days previous to August 15th 1917 in patrolling and repairing train lines and during this time was under heavy shell fire several times daily. On August 15th, in charge of six...

The Great War M.M. group of three awarded to Sapper W. H. Balsdon, 1st Divisional Signal Company, Canadian Engineers, late Canadian Field Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (158209 Sapr: W. H. Balsdon. Can: E.); British War and Victory Medals (158209 Gnr. W. H. Balsdon. C.F.A.), good very fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 11 February 1919.William Henry Balsdon was born on 8 March 1893 in the Parish of St. Giles, Devon, England, the sister of Ivy Benoy of Toronto, Canada. A caretaker by occupation, he attested at Toronto for the 81st Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force...

A Great War M.M. awarded to Bombardier J. McLintock, Canadian Field Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (183554 Bmbr: J. McLintock. Can: F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (183554 Bmbr. J. McLintock. C.F.A.), good very fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 1 July 1919.John McLintock was born on 25 November 1893 at Barrhead, Scotland, the son of John McLintock of Cochrane, Alberta, Canada. A farmhand by trade, he attested for the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Calgary on 29 November 1915 and arrived at Liverpool aboard the S.S. Olympic on 8 June 1916. Posted variously to the...

A Great War M.M. awarded to Corporal J. H. Dodd, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, Canadian Field ArtilleryMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (534 Dvr: J. H. Dodd. 2/D.A.C. Can: F.A.), very fineM.M. London Gazette 17 September 1917. The citation states:'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on the night of 24th/25th July 1917. This man was part of a detail delivering ammunition, when the enemy opened heavy fire on him, Dvr. Dodds' horse was killed and he was blown off his feet. This man assisted in clearing the dead animal out of the way and also in unloading the seven remaining wagons. His cooln...

The Great War M.M. group of three awarded to Sergeant R. McMillan, 3rd Divisional Train, Canadian Army Service Corps, Canadian Expeditionary ForceMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (510187 Sjt: R. McMillan. Can: A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (510187 Sjt. R. McMillan. C.A.S.C.), good very fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 24 January 1919.Robert McMillan was born on 3 November 1886 at Aberdeen, Scotland, the wife of Nellie McMillan of 337 Gerrard Street, Eastern Toronto, Ontario. A horse driver by occupation, he attested for the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Toronto on 10 September 1915, his medical r...

(x) A scarce M.S.M. group of four to Regimental Quartermaster-Sergeant A. Young, 3rd Dragoon Guards1914 Star, with clasp (5471 Sjt A. Young. 3/D. Gds.); British War and Victory Medals 1914-19 (3DG-5471 W.O.Cl.2 A. Young. 3-D.Gds.); Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st type (D-19942 R.Q.M.Sjt: A. Young. 3/D. Gds:), good very fine, the last scarce to unit (4)M.S.M. London Gazette 17 June 1918.The only immediate M.S.M. awarded to the Regiment for the Great War.Alexander Young was born at Lennox Town, Stirling in 1880. He attested for the 3rd (Prince of Wales's) Dragoon Guards at Glasgow on 27 S...

African Police Medal for Meritorious Service, G.V.R., 1st issue (Sergt. Ochola Opio, Kenya Police.), suspension re-affixed, traces of lacquer, nearly very fine and scarceAfrican Police Medal for Meritorious Service Kenya Gazette (Government Notice No. 299) 20 May 1930:‘In recognition of long service, which has been marked by exceptional ability and merit.'Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The important C.B. group of eleven awarded to Major-General A. C. Munro, M.D., who served as Director of Medical Services in India during the Second World War, and was twice mentioned in dispatches; a bacteriologist of extraordinary genius, he became Honorary Physician to the KingThe Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.), Military Division, Companion's neck Badge, 55mm x 50mm, silver-gilt and enamel, with full neck riband for wear, in Garrard & Co. fitted leather case of issue, minor loss of red enamel in cauls of crowns, good very fine; 1914 Star (Capt. A. C. Munro I.M.S.); British War...

(x) Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantAn outstanding 'Dunkirk 1940' Immediate D.C.M. group of ten awarded to Regimental Sergeant-Major W. J. 'Bill' Gilchrist, Irish Guards, later Norfolk RegimentA pre-War soldier, Gilchrist was first on hand to serve with 'Harpoon Force', the quickly-assembled commando force that took the Dutch Royal Family, besides crates of gold and diamonds off just days before the country fell into German handsHe then distinguished himself in a fine action that held off the German advance to Dunkirk and resulted in the knocking out of an enemy tank - even refusing to lea...

'The turmoil was indescribable. Endless cascades of incendiaries were interspersed with torrents of high explosive bombs. Even the most savage convulsion of nature could convey no idea of the universal uproar and clamour. Every possible form of terror was present.Every second or two the town (sic) was shaken to its foundations. The air was a whirling frenzy; hot blasts swept the streets; the town was quickly becoming a sea of flame from which, in regular and horrible sequence, rose cascades of flying debris, red and yellow vapour, a swirling columns of smoke… a terrifying situation developed'S...

A very fine Immediate 'Second Battle of El Alamein' M.M. awarded to Corporal P. T. Clare, 1/2nd Field Force Battalion, South African InfantryMilitary Medal, G.VI.R. (60158 T/Cpl. P. T. Clare. 1/ 2 F.F.B.), good very fine, on its original investiture pinM.M. London Gazette 31 December 1942. The original recommendation, for an Immediate award, confirmed by Montgomery states:'Place. El Alamein.For acts of bravery, personal initiative and resourcefulness in the face of enemy fire. On the night of 23/24 October 1942, Cpl. Clare led his section on an enemy strongpoint. The section came under heavy M...

The superb 'North-West Europe 1944' Immediate M.M. group of five awarded to Lance-Corporal J. R. Giles, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment, for his remarkable acts 'behind the lines' during a hair-raising covert operation from D-Day +9 in Tilly-sur-Seulles, scene of some of the fiercest fighting during the battles for NormandyMilitary Medal, G.VI.R. (6019561 Pte. J. R. Giles. Essex R.); 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45 Star, edge bruising to the first, very fine (5)M.M. London Gazette 19 October 1944. The recommendation - originally for a D.C.M. - states:'On 15...

An outstanding Immediate 'Battle of Monte Cassino 1944' M.M. group of six awarded to Private C. Gridgeman, Royal West Kent Regiment, late Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, decorated for his part in single-handedly rushing, clearing and capturing an enemy machine-gun post, returning with 7 prisoners for the bagThe epic action for Monastery Hill came at a heavy cost for the 1st Battalion, who suffered 50 killed in action and a further 171 wounded - Gridgeman himself was wounded before War's endMilitary Medal, G.VI.R. (6101351 Pte. C. Gridgeman. R. W. Kent R.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clas...

Family group:An outstanding North West Europe 'Nijmegen Bridge 1944' Immediate M.M. group of five awarded to Lance Corporal W. L. Hawkins, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment, who took on the 'suicidal task' of beating back several determined attacks by the fanatical 6th German Parachute Division at Haalderen in December 1944 - his 'brilliant stand' with a 2-inch mortar knocked out a Spandau with his first shot and sent the enemy into flight; having dashed back to cover he next jumped onto a Bren and killed another Spandau gunner who had continued to put up resistance - the action even...

A remarkable group of twenty-three awarded to Major K. V. Tichy, Czech Forces, a veteran of both World Wars who was decorated by the British, French and Belgians through the course of his distinguished career - a Czechoslovakian Legionnaire in the Great War he is known to have worked with the Czech Resistance in Prague during the Second World WarTichy was responsible for the destruction of a train in 1943 and given his position in the resistance it seems possible he had a hand in 'Operation Anthropoid' - the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich in Prague in June 1942Czechoslovakia, Order of Char...

(x) Pair: Acting Quartermaster Sergeant W. Mills, Coldstream GuardsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Driefontein (9648 Sejt. W. Mills, Cldstm: Gds:); Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (B/9648 Sjt. A.C.Q.M.Sjt. - W. Mills. C. Gds.), the first lightly polished and pitted, nearly very fine, the second good very fine (2)Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Driefontein (9648 Sejt. W. Mills, Cldstm: Gds:); Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (B/9648 Sjt. A.C.Q.M.Sjt. - W. Mills. C. Gds.), the first lightly polished and pitted, nearly very fine...

(x) A scarce annuity M.S.M. awarded to Warrant Officer Class I J. R. K. Campbell, Royal Scots Greys, late 1st Dragoon GuardsMeritorious Service Medal, G.VI.R., 2nd type (389864 W.O.Cl.1. K. R. K. Campbell. The Greys.), last two letters of unit officially corrected, note incorrect initial, extremely fineJohn Robert Kidd Campbell was born at Burnley in 1895. He enlisted with the 1st Dragoon Guards on 31 January 1914, serving in France from 5 October 1915 to 16 September 1919. He transferred to the 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) with the rank of Sergeant, becoming a Staff Sergeant-Major. He was...

(x) Seven: Lieutenant-Colonel W. H. Grant, Royal Highlanders (Black Watch)The Most Honourable Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.), 2nd type, Officer's breast Badge; British War and Victory Medals 1914-19 (2/Lieut. W. H. Grant); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine (Major. W. H. Grant. B.W.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; United States of America, Legion of Merit, Officer's breast Badge (William H. Grant), good very fine (7)O.B.E. London Gazette 9 June 1949.Legion of Merit London Gazette 16 January 1948.William Hamilton Grant was born on 14 May 1899, receiving his education at Haileyb...

(x) A Second World War B.E.M. group of three to Battery Quartermaster-Sergeant J. R. Stirrat, Royal ArtilleryBritish Empire Medal (Military), G.VI.R., 1st type (1551612 B.Q.M.S. Joseph R. Stirrat. RA.), with card box of issue; Defence and War Medals, nearly extremely fine (3)B.E.M. London Gazette 10 April 1945.Joseph Reid Stirrat was born in Scotland on 5 January 1915. He married Janet Robertson Sweenie in February 1938, and in the same year he attested for the 56th (Independent) Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Artillery. He earned the B.E.M. while serving with this unit during the Second W...

'He is a devil-may-care chap really, but he won't tell us how he won his award. I've tried to pump him all ways myself, without success'A relative being interviewed by the Loughton, Chigwell, Woodford & Buckhurst Hill Gazette in March 1947, refersAn interesting and well-documented Second War B.E.M. awarded to Sergeant W. J. 'Tan Tan' Montano, Royal Armoured Corps, late Royal Tank Corps, who discreetly served for 6 years as chauffeur and mechanic to Lieutenant-General Montagu 'Bronco' Brocas Burrows C.B., D.S.O., M.C., General Officer Commanding 9th Armoured Division, later 11th Armoured Divisi...

A 1944 Civil B.E.M. awarded to Inspector of Telephones J. Walmsley, Rosyth DockyardBritish Empire Medal, (Civil) G.VI.R. (James Walmsley), officially engraved naming upon a pre-prepared ground, good very fineB.E.M. London Gazette 10 June 1944.James Walmsley served as Inspector of Telephones at H.M. Dockyard, Rosyth, Scotland. Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A 1954 Civil B.E.M. awarded to Honorary Collector J. F. WallaceBritish Empire Medal (Civil Division), E.II.R. (James F. Wallace), in Royal Mint case of issue, good very fineB.E.M. London Gazette 1 January 1954.James F. Wallace served as Honorary Collector for the Street Savings Group, Belfast. 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.

Five: Sub-Inspector of Police C. Matacheta, Nyasaland Police1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45; Colonial Police Medal, E.II.R., 1st issue, for Meritorious Service (Sub-Insp. Clement Matacheta, Nyasaland Police.); Malawi Independence Medal 1964, unnamed as issued, minor edge bruise to last two, good very fine (5)Colonial Police M.S.M. London Gazette 10 June 1954.Given the presence of the Burma Star to a native African recipient, further research may well shed light on the recipient's possible contribution to Orde Wingate's Chindit operations.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For m...

A scarce 'Mau-Mau 1956' B.E.M. awarded to Warrant Officer Platoon Commander M. Mutie, 23rd (Kenya) Battalion, King's African RiflesBritish Empire Medal, (Military) E.II.R. (3R1023 W.O. Pl. Cdr. Mulandi Mutie. K.A.R.), polished and worn, good fineB.E.M. London Gazette 8 March 1957:'In recognition of distinguished services in Kenya for the period 21st April to 20th October, 1956.'The original recommendation, for operations in the Dentral Province, states:'This African Warrant Officer has served for seventeen years in the King's African Rifles, and has served throughout the Emergency in the field...

Five: Lieutenant G. M. Clark, Royal Air ForceThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member's 2nd type Breast Badge, silver-gilt; British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. G. M. Clark. R.A.F.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45, swing mounted on original ribbons, minor staining to third, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantA Great War pilot's M.C. group of six awarded to Group Captain L. T. N. Gould, Royal Air Force, late Royal Garrison Artillery and Royal Flying Corps, who having been wounded in action and had a confirmed 'kill', commanded No. 21 Squadron in France from July 1917 until September 1918Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued; 1914-15 Star (2 Lieut. L. T. N. Gould, R.G.A.); British War and Victory Medals (Major L. T. N. Gould, R.A.F.); Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937, mounted as worn, together with 1939-45 M.I.D. oak leaf, very fine or better (6)M.C. London Gazet...

An outstanding and very complete Great War M.C. group of three awarded to Captain D. G. B. Jardine, Highland Light Infantry, attached Royal Flying Corps and later Royal Air Force, a 'Brilliant Pilot and Very Fine Leader' who downed 3 enemy machines in fine style with No. 25 Squadron over the Western Front Having racked up an impressive 60 missions, his promise was lost in vain when Jardine went forth whilst outnumbered once again, being killed, presumed drowned, attempting to stave off an aerial armada of five Zeppelins off the coast of Great Yarmouth, his body was found washed up on a beach i...

An aviation relic taken by Captain D. G. B. Jardine, Highland Light Infantry, attached Royal Flying CorpsA 'trophy' section of canvas, approximately 23 x 20 centimetres, obverse with original green paint, inscribed to the reverse in pencil 'Wing fabric of first German aeroplane to bomb London - Nov 1916. Machine landed and destroyed by me. Occurred near Boulogne', twice folded, paint flaking but stable, an unusual aviation relicSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A Great War M.S.M. group of three awarded to Sergeant Mechanic D. G. Surridge, Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying Corps, who was decorated for services in France as part of I. ForceBritish War and Victory Medals (22984. Sgt. D. G. Surridge. R.A.F.); Royal Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (22984 Cpl. Mec: D. G. Surridge. R.A.F.), good very fine (3)M.S.M. London Gazette 3 June 1919.Daniel George Surridge was born on 27 October 1887 at Stanford Rivers, St. Margaret, Essex, the son of Daniel James Surridge. A driver and mechanic by trade, he served with the Royal Flying Corps in France...

A Great War Western Front M.S.M. group of three awarded to Master Mechanic W. Young, Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (3686. S.M.2. W. Young. R.A.F.); Royal Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (3686 Mas: Mec: W. Young. R.A.F.), nearly extremely fine (3)M.S.M. London Gazette 3 June 1919.William Young was born at Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, and joined the Royal Flying Corps on 13 February 1915. A clerk by profession, he embarked for France with 25 Squadron on 13 February 1916 and served in a variety of administrative and technical postings. Awar...

A Great War Royal Air Force M.S.M. awarded to Air Mechanic 1st Class R. Ripley, Royal Air ForceRoyal Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (405740 A.M.1. R. Ripley. R.A.F.), nearly extremely fineM.S.M. London Gazette 1 January 1919.Robert Ripley was born in 1894 at Newcastle, Northumberland, and worked as a motor mechanic for Armstrong Whitworth & Co. Ltd at their Scotswood works. He served with the Royal Flying Corps as Air Mechanic 2nd Class from 9 October 1917, being promoted Air Mechanic 1st Class with the Royal Air Force on 1 April 1918. Transferred to R.A.F. reserve on 4 February 1...

A Great War Royal Air Force M.S.M. awarded to Sergeant-Major J. W. Ransom, Royal Air ForceRoyal Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (31649 Sjt.-Maj:I. J. W. Ransom. R.A.F.), minor edge nicks, good very fineM.S.M. London Gazette 3 June 1919.John William Ransom was born in 1883, the son of Annie Ransom of 29 Cambridge Gardens, Notting Hill. A motor engineer by profession, Ransom was summoned in August 1915 for driving a motor car in Hampstead Lane at a speed exceeding twenty miles per hour (Hendon & Finchley Times, 27 August 1915, refers). He subsequently joined the Royal Flying Corps on...

A scarce 'North-West Frontier 1930' B.E.M. group of six awarded to Warrant Officer W. Bainbridge, Royal Air ForceBritish Empire Medal, (Military) G.V.R. (No. 359588 Leading Aircraftman Wilson Bainbridge. R.A.F.); Indian General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31 (359588. L.A.C. W. Bainbridge. R.A.F.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45 with M.I.D. oak leaf; Coronation 1937; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (W/O. W. Bainbridge. (359588) RAF), mounted as worn, area of erasure after unit to last, very fine (6)B.E.M. London Gazette 31 July 1931:'For services rendered in connecti...

A rare Coastal Command 'Photo-Reconnaissance' Pilot's D.F.C. awarded to Squadron Leader W. J. G. Morgan, No. 540 Squadron, late No. 1 Photo Reconnaissance Unit, Auxiliary Air Force, later Test Pilot for Vickers-Armstrong, who flew a remarkable 116 operational sorties in unarmed P.R.U. Spitfire aircraft across a huge swathe of enemy-occupied Europe, including France, Holland, Germany, Italy and NorwayDistinguished Flying Cross, G.VI.R., officially dated '1943', unnamed as issued, in Royal Mint case of issue, extremely fine D.F.C. London Gazette 1 October 1943. The official recommendation states...

Sold by Order of a Direct Descendant:'Things look bad. It looks like "curtain." But Sergt. Jack Everett, of No. 207 Squadron, is wireless operator of that plane, and Sergt. Everett does not even stop to think about danger.He goes straight into the flaming ammunition, beating the fire with his bare hands and stamping on the heated bullets until he has the flames under control. That is why he now gets the D.F.M.'A newspaper on the exploits of Sergeant J. EverettAn Immediate Second World War 1942 D.F.M. awarded to Sergeant J. Everett, No. 207 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who galla...

Air Force Cross, G.VI.R., the reverse officially engraved '1945', in Royal Mint case of issue, extremely fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

'On Trading Places (1983) my agent said:"If you accept the terms of the contract they are offering you, they will despise you. I know the Americans. You are not asking for enough money or first-class transportation or a very good hotel. Your per diem is ridiculous and your billing is non-existent."Five days later they came back with double everything. I had a flight on Concorde, the best hotel, star billing, everything. There's sort of a gratitude in their eyes that you got twice the amount of cash out of them because they think they are buying something. If they think they got you cheap, they...

An original Observer's and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book appertaining to Flight Lieutenant (Gunner) L. W. D. Fagan, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who flew over 60 operational sorties in Hudson aircraft of No. 269 Squadron, including the search for the Bismarck on 24 May 1941, and a further 10 operations as Rear Gunner in Halifax aircraft of No. 10 Squadron. Awarded the D.F.C. for 'marked ability and enthusiasm,' he was killed in action on a bombing mission to Kassel, the entire crew being lost[D.F.C.] London Gazette 18 May 1943. The official recommendation states:'Flight Lieutenant Fagan i...

An unattributed mounted group of four miniature dress medalsIndia General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Pegu; China 1842; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., V.R.; St. Jean d'Acre 1840, silver, mounted as worn upon silver bar with gold retaining pin, good very fine and of superior qualitySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The mounted group of six miniature dress medals worn by Captain R. Mends, Royal Navy1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves; Coronation 1935; France, Republic, Legion of Honour, silver-gilt and enamel; Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Anne, silver-gilt, gilt and enamel, mounted as worn, nearly extremely fine (6)Russian Order of St. Anne London Gazette 19 November 1915. Presented with the Order at Petrograd on 13 March 1915 as a result of H.M.S. Jupiter's epic journey to Archangel that February.French Legion of Honour London Gazette 11 November 1916 (Jutland).Robert M...

The mounted group of nine miniature dress medals worn by Commander C. L. Jordan, Royal NavyThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Officer's (O.B.E.) 2nd Type Military Division Badge; 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star, clasp, North Africa 1942-43; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals; Naval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-56; U.N. Korea 1950-54, mounted court-style as worn, good very fine (9)O.B.E. London Gazette 1 January 1972.Clifford Lawson Jordan originally served an Engine Room Artificer during the Second World War before being commissioned. He subsequently...

The mounted group of twelve miniature dress medals worn by Major-General H. Carr, Royal Army Medical CorpsThe Most Honourable Order of The Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion’s Badge, gold and enamel; The Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Badge, silver and enamel; India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1885-7; Queen’s Sudan 1896-98; Queen’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; 1914 Star, with clasp; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves; Delhi Durbar 1911; Port...

The mounted group of five miniature dress medals worn by Captain T. H. Cullen, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, late Royal Engineers and Northern Nigeria RegimentEast and West Africa 1887-1900, 1 clasp, 1900; Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., mounted as worn, good very fine (5)Thomas Henry Cullen served initially in the Northern Nigeria Regiment before transferring to the Telegraph Battalion, Royal Engineers during the Boer War. Having earned his L.S...

The mounted group of nine miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant J. V. Hunt, 7th LancersQueen'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; Natal 1906, 1 clasp, 1906; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals with later M.I.D. oak leaf; Coronation 1935; Coronation 1937; Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, mounted as worn, very fine and better (9)Sold with an original Mentioned in Despatches Certificate in the name of 'Lt. J. V. Hunt, I.A.R.O., 7th Lrs.' dated 24 August 1916.Subje...

(x) The mounted group of five miniature dress medals worn by Captain L. St. G. Wilkinson, Manchester Regiment, attached Machine Gun CorpsMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medal; Jubilee 1935, mounted as worn, nearly extremely fine (5)For the recipient's full-size awards and a biographical entry, please see Lot 334.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 mounted group of seven miniature medals worn by Captain R. B. Neilson, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, late Royal Naval Division, who served as Aide-de-Camp to the General Officer Commanding in Chief of the Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force from 1917-1918The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer's 2nd type breast Badge, silver-gilt; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves; Defence Medal 1939-45; Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.VI.R.; France Croix de Guerre 1914-18, with palm, mounted court-style by Spink & Son Lt...

The mounted group of nine miniature dress medals worn by Major H. B. Shepheard, Royal West African Field Force, late Honourable Artillery Company, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, Royal Flying Corps and Colonial Civil ServiceThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Officer's (O.B.E.) 2nd Type Badge; 1914 Star, with clasp; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves; 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Coronation 1937, mounted as worn, good very fine, housed within their A. H. Baldwin fitted case (9)O.B.E. London Gazette 1 January 1955.Hugh Beaumont Sheph...

The mounted group of six miniature dress medals attributed to Quartermaster-Sergeant H. A. Poole, Royal EngineersThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Member's (M.B.E.) 2nd Type Military Division Badge; British War and Victory Medals; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R.; Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R.; Russia, Order of St. Stanislaus, silver-gilt, gilt and enamel, mounted as worn, very fine (6)M.B.E. London Gazette 1 January 1932.M.S.M. London Gazette 30 September:'In recognition of valuable service rendered with the British Force in North Russia.'Harry A. Poole, a native of Staystead,...

An unattributed M.B.E., M.C. and Bar group of eight miniature dress medalsThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Member's (M.B.E.) 2nd Type Military Division Badge; Military Cross, G.V.R., with Second Award Bar; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves; Defence and War Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R., with Second Award Bar, mounted court-style as worn, very fine (8)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed D.S.O., M.C. and Bar group of five miniature dress medalsDistinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel; Military Cross, G.V.R., with Second Award Bar, this latter stamped 'Silver'; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves, mounted as worn by Spink & Son, 5 King Street, good very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed M.C. and Imperial Russian group of five miniature dress medalsMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; British War and Victory Medals; Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Stanislaus, silver-gilt and enamel; Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Anne, Military Division with swords, silver-gilt and enamel, mounted as worn by Spink & Son, 5 King Street, nearly extremely fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

'I remember thinking to myself as I shook hands with some of them - you are very much braver men than I can ever hope to be.'A fitting tribute from Field-Marshal Slim, on 'The Johnnies'The mounted group of thirteen miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant-Colonel J. P. Shelley, Grenadier Guards and Special Intelligence Service, late Royal Flying Corps and Royal Lancaster Regiment, an experienced intelligence operator who in 1942, raised and commanded 'Z' Force in Burma, affectionately known as 'The Johnnies'The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Military, Commander's Badge, silver-gi...

'To label Albert Ball a killer would be to do him a grave injustice, his sensitive nature suffered in immediate retrospect whenever he succeeded in combat.'C. Bowyer, Albert Ball VC (2002)The important group of miniature dress medals worn by Captain Albert Ball, V.C., D.S.O. and two Bars, M.C., Royal Flying Corps, late Sherwood Foresters, at the time of his death the highest-scoring British ace of the Great War, with 44 aerial victoriesVictoria Cross; Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R.; Military Cross, G.V.R.; France, Second Republic, Legion of Honour; Russia, Imperial, Order of St. George, t...

The mounted group of three miniature dress medals worn by Captain D. G. B. Jardine, Highland Light Infantry, attached Royal Flying Corps, later Royal Air ForceMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; British War and Victory Medals, together with the recipient's silver identity bracelet, engraved to 'Lt. D. G. B. Jardine R.F.C. & H.L.I.', original fabric R.A.F 'Wings' with M.C. riband, and silver and enamel R.A.F sweetheart brooch, framed and glazed, good very fine (Lot) For the recipient's full-size Medals and biographical note, please see Lot 396.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information ple...

An unattributed group of five miniature dress medals, the property of an early aviatorDistinguished Flying Cross, G.V.R.; British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaves; Greece, Kingdom, Order of the Redeemer; Greece, Kingdom, War Cross 1916-17, mounted as worn by Spink & Son, 5 King Street, nearly extremely fine (5)Sold together with an original photograph of Royal Air Force pilots, and newspaper cuttings related to flying races of the 1920's which may well provide an attribution with further study.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions...

The mounted group of six miniature dress medals worn by Flight Lieutenant E. L. Baumann, Royal Air ForceDistinguished Flying Medal, G.VI.R.; 1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star, clasp, France & Germany; Defence and War Medals; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48, mounted as worn, nearly extremely fine (6)D.F.M. London Gazette 10 December 1943.Edward Leslie Baumann qualified as a Air Bomber (Armament) on 17 July 1942 and served with No. 76 and No. 298 Squadrons, Royal Air Force. Having flown a number of sorties during the summer of 1943 including Essen, Dortmund and Gelsenkirchen...

The mounted group of five miniature dress medals worn by Squadron Leader G. F. Phipps, Royal Air ForceAir Force Cross, G.VI.R.; 1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; War Medal 1939-45; Air Efficiency Award, G.VI.R., mounted as worn by Spink & Son, 5 King St., good very fine (5)A.F.C. London Gazette 1 January 1942.George Fitzgerald Phipps was born on 26 September 1910 at Udimore, Sussex and was commissioned Pilot Officer in the Royal Air Force Reserve on 14 July 1930. By trade a chartered accountant, Phipps was mobilised upon the commencements of hostilities. With his skills in high demand, Phipp...

(x) The mounted group of six miniature dress medals awarded to Captain K. F. Smuts-Erasmus, Botha Regiment, South African ArmyJohn Chard Decoration, silvered, unnumbered, with crossed swords upon riband; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Africa Service Medal, good very fine (6)Kenneth Francis Smuts-Erasmus was born on 29 June 1916. He enlisted into the Botha Regiment on 1 July 1936, serving in North Africa during the Second World War with the rank of Sergeant, in the 2nd Battalion. His service record states that on 28 November 1941 he was wounded in the right knee and...

A group of 27 original slide clasps for the Military General Service Medal27 contemporary silver slide clasps, width 17mm, for the Military General Service 1793-1814, Chrystlers. Fm., Maida, Nivelle, Albuhera, Busaco, Nive, Badajoz, Egypt, Guadaloupe, Ft. Detroit, Salamanca, Corunna, Chateauguay, Martinique, Vimiera, Barrosa, Sahgn. & Benvte., Java, Vittoria, Cuid. Rodrigo, St. Sebastian, Toulouse, Fuens. Donor, Pyrenees, Sahagun, Orthes, good very fine (27)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A group of 13 miniature slide clasps for the Egypt and Sudan Medal13 contemporary silver slide clasps, width 19mm, for the Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, Tel El Kebir, Tamaai, Gemaizah 1888, Kirbekan, Abu Klea, The Nile 1884-85, Suakin 1885, Tofrek, Suakin 1884, El-Teb, El-Teb_Tamaai, Alexandria 11th July, Toski 1889, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A rivetted block of 14 clasps for the miniature East and West Africa MedalA rivetted block of 14 clasps for the East and West Africa 1887-1900, width 19mm, silver, Coomassie, 1887-8, 1891-2, 1892, 1893-4, Witu 1890, Liwondi 1893, Witu Aug. 1893, Juba River 1893, Lake Nyassa 1893, Gambia 1894, Benin River 1894, Brass River 1895, Niger 1897, a good original piece, good very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A group of 18 original slide clasps for the East and West Africa Medal18 contemporary silver slide clasps, width 19mm, for the East and West Africa 1887-1900, 1893-4, 1896-98, 1897-98, 1898, 1899, Dawkita 1897, Lagos 1892, Juba River 1893, Benin 1897, Witu Aug. 1893, Witu 1890, Liwondi 1893, Brass River 1895, Lake Nyassa 1893, Niger 1897, Benin River 1894, Gambia 1894, Sierra Leonne 1898-99, good very fine (18)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A group of 24 original slide clasps for the Queen's South Africa Medal24 contemporary silver slide clasps, width 18mm, for the Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, Diamond Hill, Belfast, Def. of Mafeking, Cape Colony, Wittebergen, Dreifontein, Transvaal, Orange Free State, Laing's Nek, Rel. of Ladysmith, Talana, Elandslaagte, Modder River, Natal, Def. of Kimberley, Rhodesia, Tugela Heights, Rel. of Mafeking, Rel. of Kimberley, Johannesburg, Paardeberg, Def. of Ladysmith, Wepener, Belmont, good very fine (24)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions...

A group of 25 original slide clasps for the Queen's South Africa Medal25 contemporary silver slide clasps, width 12mm, for the Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, Def. of Mafeking, Rel. of Mafeking, Modder River, Elandslaagte, Transvaal, Diamond Hill, Dreifontein, Wepener, Johannesburg, Laing's Nek, Rhodesia, Rel. of Kimberley, Def. of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Orange Free State, Talana, Wittebergen, Belmont, Def. of Ladysmith, Rel. of Ladysmith, Tugela Heights, Belfast, Cape Colony, Natal, good very fine (25)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions...

A rivetted block of 12 clasps for the miniature Africa General Service MedalA rivetted block of 12 clasps for the Africa General Service 1902-56, width 18mm, silver, N. Nigeria, N. Nigeria 1902, N. Nigeria 1903, N. Nigeria 1903-04, N. Nigeria 1904, N. Nigeria 1906, S. Nigeria, S. Nigeria 1902, S. Nigeria 1902-02, S. Nigeria 1903, S. Nigeria 1903-04, S. Nigeria 1904, a good original piece, good very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A rivetted block of 21 clasps for the miniature Africa General Service MedalA rivetted block of 21 clasps for the Africa General Service 1902-56, width 18mm, silver, S. Nigeria 1904-05, S. Nigeria 1905, S. Nigeria 1905-06, East Africa 1902, East Africa 1904, East Africa 1905, East Africa 1906, West Africa 1906, West Africa 1908, Somaliland 1901, Somaliland 1902-04, Somaliland 1908-10, Jubaland, Uganda 1900, B.C.A. 1899-1900, Gambia, Aro 1901-02, Lango 1901, Jidballi, Kissi 1905, Nandi 1905-06, a good original piece, good very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information ple...

A group of 29 original slide clasps for the Africa General Service Medal29 contemporary silver slide clasps, width 18mm, for the Africa General Service 1902-56, Gambia, Jidballi, Jubaland, B.C.A. 1899-1900, Uganda 1900, Lango 1901, Aro 1901-02, Kissi 1905, Nandi 1905-06, Somaliland, Somaliland 1901, Somaliland 1902-04, N. Nigeria, N. Nigeria 1902, N. Nigeria 1903, N. Nigeria 1906, S. Nigeria, S. Nigeria 1902-03, S. Nigeria 1904-05, S. Nigeria 1905, S. Nigeria 1905-06, East Africa 1902, East Africa 1904, East Africa 1905, East Africa 1906, West Africa 1906, West Africa 1908, West Africa 1908-10...

A group of 13 slide clasps for miniature dress medals13 contemporary silver slide clasps, including Stanhope Medal clasp, 2nd Award Bar for D.F.C. and M.M. and top riband Bars, good very fine (13)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Serving Brother's Badge, 20mm, silver and enamel, 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) Order of St. John of Jerusalem, a Badge by Spencer, London, 20mm, silver-gilt and enamel, hallmarks to reverse, top riband bar dated '22 June 1914', silver-gilt and enamel, maker's marks to reverse, good very fine and unusualSubject 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 mounted group of four miniature dress medals worn by Chief Surgeon J. B. Wilkinson, St. John Ambulance BrigadeThe Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Honorary Associate's Breast Badge, silver; St. John Medal for South Africa 1899-1902; Jubilee 1935; St. John Service Medal, silver, mounted as worn, nearly extremely fine (4)For the recipient's full-sized awards and a biographical entry, please see Lot 326.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.

The outstanding Peninsular and Waterloo pair awarded to Colour-Sergeant George Baller, 95th Rifles; one of the original men who embarked with the 1st Battalion in 1809, he was twice captured and five times wounded in the course of his career.Baller served throughout the Peninsular War in Captain O'Hare's No. 3 Company, a renowned fighting unit which included such personalities as Tom Plunket and Ned Costello. This Company held the vital bridge at Barba del Puerco against a night ambush by a French Brigade. It was at the forefront of the critical Combat of the Coa, when French hussars overwhelm...

(x) Pair: Rough Rider J. Hardwicke, Bengal Horse Artillery, who was severely wounded at the siege of Delhi during the rebel sortie of 19 June 1857Sutlej 1845-46, for Ferozeshuhur 1845, 1 clasp, Sobraon (Rough Riding Sergt. Jas Hardwick Arty.); Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Delhi (R Rider. Jas. Hardwicke, 3rd Tp. 3rd Bde. H. Art.), light scratches, very fine (2)James Hardwicke, a native of Nottingham and a tailor by trade, attested for the Bengal Horse Artillery at Soho Square, London on 2 July 1859. His service papers note that he was 'severely wounded at Delhi' on 19 June 1857 (TNA L/MIL/5/...

(x) A scarce India service group of three to Trumpeter J. Modget, Bengal Horse Artillery, who took part in the battles of Aliwal and Sobraon before joining Sir Colin Campbell's expedition against the Utman Khels. He went on to fight in Brigadier Nicholson's daring counter-attack against the mutineers at Nujjufghur, during the Siege of Delhi. This action saved the British position at a critical moment, raising British morale after two bleak months of stalemateSutlej 1845-46, for Aliwal 1846, 1 clasp, Sobraon (H: P: Trumpr J: Moget 2nd Brigade H:Ay.), note surname spelling; Indian Mutiny 1857-59...

The important Punjab and Second Burma War campaign pair awarded to Captain L. J. Trotter, a prominent historian of British India whose biography of Sir James Outram, Bayard of India (1903), remains unsurpassed as a portrayal of that officer's service during the MutinyTrotter wrote prolifically on matters of governance during the British Raj, publishing his landmark History of India in 1874. He wrote biographies of Warren Hastings, Lord Auckland and The Marquess of Dalhousie, spending eleven years as editor of Allen's Indian MailPunjab 1848-49, 2 clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat (Ensign L. J. Trot...

(x) Pair: Magazine Sergeant D. Marshall, Ordnance DepartmentPunjab 1948-49, 2 clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat (Gunner David Marshall. 3rd Tp. 2nd Bde. H. Arty.); Indian Mutiny 1857-59, no clasp (Serjt. D. Marshall, Magne. Serjt. Ordce. Dep.), the first with heavy contact marks, fine, the second nearly very fine (2)The Battle of Goojerat, on 21 February 1849, must be regarded as 'one of the great Artillery battles of all time' (Hughes 1971, 122). No fewer than 88 British guns were wheeled into position, acting as one enormous battery. General Sir Hugh Gough was generous in his praise, referring i...

A 'probable' Heavy Brigade Charger's pair awarded to Private J. Buckley, 5th Dragoon GuardsCrimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol (Jas. Buckley 5th D…), regimentally engraved naming, naming obscured through wear, suspension re-affixed; Turkish Crimea, British die (No 637. Pt. Jas. Buckley. 5th Dragoon Gds..), depot impressed naming, fitted with replacement split-loop and split-ring suspension, the first with heavy contact marks and edge bruising, fair, the second very fine (2)Provenance:DNW, 2004.James Buckley was born at Kinderton, near Chester in 1815. He enlisted into th...

(x) The excessively rare 'Peshawur Light Horse' campaign pair awarded to Private P. Bourke, 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot, a survivor of the 1854 Charlotte sinking and one of a handful of men from his regiment who joined this short-lived mounted unit for Cotton's Sitana ExpeditionIndian Mutiny 1857-59, no clasp (2942 Patk. Burke. H.Ms. 27th Regt.); India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Northwest Frontier (Pte. P. Bourke Peshr. Lt. Horse), heavy contact marks, the second with suspension claw loose, good fine, scarce (2)Patrick Bourke was born at Timmelin, County Kildare, on 5 May 1835....

The scarce 'double issue' Indian Mutiny Medals awarded to Signor Stefano Barsotelli, a Florentine alabaster merchant who served with distinction throughout the defence of Lucknow, especially in the Victoria Cross action at Anderson Post on 30 June 1857. Assigned to a 'motley crowd' of civilian volunteers, he was probably the only Italian presentIndian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Defence of Lucknow (Signor Stefano Barsottelli), note surname spelling; Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Defence of Lucknow (Signor Barsotelli.), the first with repaired suspension claw and post, good fine, the second very...

A fine Second Afghan War and Burma Operations group of five to Lieutenant-Colonel A. W. H. Hornsby-Drake, 1st Madras Light Cavalry, late 4th Madras Native Infantry and 19th Foot, who commanded a squadron during the vital relief of Kushdil Khan in August 1880Jubilee 1897, silver; Coronation 1902, silver; Coronation 1911, unnamed as issued; Afghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (Cap: A. W. H. Hornsby. 1st M. Lt. C.); India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1885-7 (Major A. W. H. Hornsby M.S.C.), mounted in ordinary style as worn, sold with the recipient's mounted group of dress miniatures, minor c...

(x) Pair: Lieutenant P. A. N. St. L. Wood, 7th Bombay Native InfantryAfghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (2nd Lieut: P. A. N. St. L Wood. 2/11th Regt.); India General Service 1854-95, 2 clasps, Burma 1885-7, Burma 1887-89 (Lieutt. P. A. N. St. L. Wood, 7th Bombay Infy.), the first good very fine, the second with light scratches, edge bruising and slack suspension, thus 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.

Pair: Captain's Steward A. Watson, Royal NavyEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, no clasp (A. Watson, Capt. Stewd., H.M.S. Arab); Khedive’s Star 1884, good very fine (2)Ex-Douglas-Morris Collection.Albert Watson was born on 6 February 1862 at Plymouth. He joined the service as a Musician aboard Arab on 14 March 1881, but changed his branch to become a Domestic 2nd Class on 1 April 1882, and was paid off to shore on 29 May 1885. He latterly served as Domestic 2nd Class aboard Monarch (October 1885-86) and Acorn (1887-91). Retired in August 1891, he was not entitled to a L.S. & G.C. Medal....

(x) Three: Chief Carpenter's Mate F. Drummond, Royal NavyEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, no clasp (F. Drummond. Ch: Carprs. Mte. H.M.S. "Minotaur".); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C. Medal, V.R. (F. Drummond. Chf. Car's Mte. H.M.S. Sultan.); Khedive's Star 1882, unnamed as issued, minor edge nicks, very fine (3)Frank Addison Willie Drummond was born on 3 December 1844 at Bromley, Middlesex. He enlisted in the Royal Navy on 31 January 1867 and served as Shipwright and Chief Carpenter's Mate aboard a wide variety of vessels and shore establishments, including the battleships Minotaur and Sultan....

(x) Three: Private W. Vallance, King's Own Scottish BorderersEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, Gemaizah 1888 (2694. Pte. W. Vallance, 2/K. O. Sco: Bord:); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Johannesburg (2694 Pte. W. Vallance. K.O. Scot: Bord:); Khedive's Star, undated, unnamed as issued as issued, contact marks and light wear to naming, very fine (3)William Vallance was born around 1870 at Dumfries, Scotland, the son of John Vallance of Galashiels. A mill worker by trade, he attested at Berwick-upon-Tweed for the King's Own Scottish Borderers o...

(x) Pair: Private F. Perry, Royal Sussex RegimentEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 2 clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (56. Pte. F. Perry. 1/R. Suss: R.); Khedive's Star 1884-6, unnamed as issued, edge bruising and pitting from Star, nearly very fine (2)F. Perry enlisted at Wednesbury on 1 December 1873, aged 18 years. He initially joined the Depot of the 53rd Regiment of Foot at Fermoy, County Cork, and then transferred on 10 October 1875 to the 35th Regiment of Foot at Templemore, seeing service in Jamaica, Malta and Egypt.Perry was one of 282 men who served with the Royal Sussex Regi...

(x) 'No one excelled him as a recruiting officer or as an instructor. He had the happy knack of obtaining discipline and excellent results by good-natured banter and warm encouragement.'John Marra's obituary in The Dundee Courier, 4 December 1922.A fine 'Battle of Tofrek' group of three awarded to Chief Petty Officer J. Marra, H.M.S. Unicorn, late H.M.S. Excellent and H.M.S. Condor, who manned one of the Naval Brigade's Gardner Guns as his comrades fell around him in savage fighting against the DervishesMarra joined the Royal Naval Air Service, from the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, in March...

A fine 'Battle of Jutland' campaign group of four awarded to Carpenter Lieutenant J. W. Dodds, Royal Navy, who served afloat for more than thirty years and had the rare distinction of being decorated by the Russians for his service aboard H.M.S. Canada from 31 May-1 June 1916India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1885-7 (J. W. Dodds, Skd. Shipwt. H.M.S. Bacchante.); 1914-15 Star (Ch. Carp. J. W. Dodds. R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (Shpt. Lt. J. W. Dodds. R.N), good very fine (4)[Russian Order of St. Anne, Medal of Distinction for Foreigners] London Gazette 1 October 1917:'For D...

A fascinating North-West Frontier and Second Boer War pair to Private F. Lamb, The Border Regiment, who kept a first-hand account and drew intricate plans of the network of Blockhouses in which he servedIndia General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1894-5 (3355 Pte. F. Lamb, 2d. Bn. Border Regt.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (3355 Pte. F. Lamb. Border Regt.), scratch on rim, obscuring part of number, extremely fine (2)Francis (Frank) Lamb was born in Ashorne, Leamington, Warwickshire in 1874. He attended an Elementary Day School, gaining 'Excelle...

(x) Family group:Army L.S. & G.C., V.R. (2858 Serjt. T. Clark, Cst. Bde. R.A.), nearly very fineFive: Driver C. Clark, Army Service Corps, late Sergeant, Dorsetshire RegimentIndia General Service 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (2940 Corpl. C. Clarke 1st Bn. Dorset Regt); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (2940. Cpl. C. Clark. Dorset Rgt.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (2940 Serjt: G. Clarke. Dorset Regt.); British War and Victory Med...

A notable Benin operations, Boer War and Great War campaign group of five awarded to Major N. Burrows, South Wales Borderers, late Loyal North Lancashire RegimentAttached to the Niger Coast Protectorate as an Acting Vice-Consul and District Commissioner in the period 1895-99, he served as a volunteer in the Benin City operations of 1897, gaining a brace of 'mentions' for his valuable reconnaissance work and command of the leading Maxim in Admiral Rawson's force; a third 'mention' followed for the risks he undertook in the subsequent Benin operations of 1899, among them the capture of an enemy...

(x) '... The late Major Young served with the Imperial forces, and was attached later to the Poona Horse and Bombay Cavalry. He rendered distinguished service in the Afghan and South African wars, being wounded several times. On one occasion his horse was shot under him. He was thanked in despatches by Lord Methuen for a most courageous attempt to blow up a bridge and train. From 1899 to 1900 he was head of the Intelligence Service at Lourenco Marques, Portuguese East Africa, and was thanked by the authorities for good work there. ...'Extract from Young's obituary in The Albany Advertiser, Wes...

(x) Pair: Private W. Scott, Royal Scots RegimentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Belfast (6788 Pte. W. Scott, Royal Scots.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (6788 Pte. W. Scott. Rl: Scots.), edge bruising, nearly very fine (2)Walter Scott was born around 1881 at Selkirk, Scotland, the son of Thomas Scott of Halledays Park, Selkirk. A labourer by trade, he attested at Glasgow for the 1st Battalion, Royal Scots on 22 July 1899 and served in South Africa from 17 May 1900-21 November 1902, following by a further f...

A poignant group of four to Captain F. W. S. Murray, 12th Lancers, shot through the heart in 1914 whilst attempting to resist and repel a significant German attackQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (Lieut: F. W. S. Murray. 12: R: Lancers); 1914 Star and clasp (Capt: F. W. S. Murray. 12/Lrs.); British War and Victory Medal (Capt. F. W. S. Murray.), unofficial rivets between state and date clasp to first, light contact marks, very fine (4)Fane Wright Stapleton Murray was born on 16 October 1879 at Whitton Park, Hounslow, the eld...

A very rare campaign pair awarded to Colour Sergeant C. Battersby, South Nigeria Regiment, late Private, Coldstream GuardsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Belfast, South Africa 1901 (2717 Pte. C. Battersby. Coldstream Gds:); Africa General Service 1902-56, 6 clasps, S. Nigeria 1902, S. Nigeria 1903, N. Nigeria 1903, S. Nigeria 1904, S. Nigeria 1904-05, S. Nigeria 1905-06 (Clr. Serjt. C. Battersby. S. N. Regt.), unofficial rivets between state and date clasps upon the first and between three upon the second, good very fineClasps confirmed and a very rare...

(x) Pair: Private A. McGregor, Gordon HighlandersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Belfast (3450 Pte. A. McGregor. Gord. Highrs.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3450 Pte. A. McGregor. Gord. Highrs.), officially re-impressed late issues, very fine (2)Andrew McGregor was born around 1872 at Glasgow, Scotland. A printer by trade, he attested for the Gordon Highlanders at Aberdeen on 22 August 1890 and served in South Africa from 9 November 1899-11 July 1902. Demobilised on 18 August 1902, he...

(x) Pair: Sergeant W. Vallance, 3rd Dragoon Guards, who was dangerously wounded and 'mentioned' during the Boer WarQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3368 Serjt: W. Vallance. 3rd. Dgn: Gds:); Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (3368 Sjt: W. Vallance. 3/Dgn. Gds.), light contact marks very fine (2)William Vallance was born around 1870 at Middlesbrough, and served with the 1st Lanark Rifle Volunteers before attesting for the 13th Hussars at Edinburgh on 22 July 1889. Transferring to the 3rd Dragoon Guards on 26 Augus...

(x) Five: Captain E. G. Barkham, Royal Field Artillery, who was thrice mentioned in his career, once in the Boer War and twice during the Great WarQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen (26299 A:Bomb: E. G. Barkham, 82nd. Bty: R.F.A.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (26299 Bomb: E. G. Barkham. R.F.A.); 1914 Star, clasp (26299 B.Q.M.Sjt. E. G. Barkham. R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Lieut. E. G. Barkham.), mounted as worn with pin remove...

(x) Three: Lance-Corporal I. Richards, Coldstream GuardsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (1124 Corl. I. Richards, Cldstm: Gds); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (1124 Pte. J. Richards. Coldstream Guards.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (1124 L.Cpl. I. Richards. C.Gds.), note initial to second, the first two nearly very fine, the third nearly extremely fine (3)Isaac Richards died on 9 June 1917 whilst serving with the 3rd Company, 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards. The son of Ric...

An extremely rare Great War Memorial Plaque and Scroll issued in memory of Member V. M. Porter, Women's Royal Air Force, No. 4 Aircraft Repair Depot (Chelsea), whose death was recorded on 11 November 1918Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (Violet Maud Porter); Memorial Scroll, dedicated to 'Violet Maud Porter W.R.A.F.', together with original Buckingham Palace letter of condolence, extremely fine, housed in a glazed wooden frame as displayed by her family, professionally re-backed with pencil annotation stating 'Opened + resealed 2/12/1999' (Lot)Provenance:Glendining's, March 1993, the sale attr...

(x) Six: Captain T. F. Milton, Gloucestershire Regiment, late 2nd Dragoon Guards1914 Star, with clasp (6856 Cpl. T. F. Milton. 2/D. Gds.); British War and Victory Medals 1914-19 (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 appears on the 1911 census as a Lance-Corporal in the 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays), based at Aldershot. He arrived in France on 9 September 1914, transferring to the 3rd County of London Yeomanry. He was commissioned into the Machine Gun Corps (Inf...

Three: Corporal H. Bennett, Corps of Drums, late 5th Dragoon Guards1914 Star, clasp (6128 L.Cpl. H. Bennett. 5/D.Gds.); British War and Victory Medal (1DG-6128 Cpl. H. Bennett. 5-D.Gds.), very fine and better (3)Harry Bennett served in France from 15 August 1914 with the 5th Dragoon Guards and later joined the Corps of Drums; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private A. Ampstead, 9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers1914 Star (5194 Pte. A. Ampstead. 9/Lrs.); British War and Victory Medals (L-5194 Pte. A. Ampstead. 9-Lrs.), very fine (3)Albert Ampstead served in France from 20 October 1914 with the 9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers. Arriving too late to participate in the charge against the Prussian Dragoons of the Guard at Moncel on 7 September 1914, it is likely that he fought dismounted from early 1915 onwards as trench warfare began to dominate the Western Front. When the war became more mobile again from August 1918, the cavalry was once again used in t...

A poignant and well-documented Great War trio to Lieutenant E. H. Leatham, 12th Lancers, who was killed in action - and posthumously mentioned in despatches - bringing a wounded man to safety in a desperate engagement near Ypres in October 19141914 Star, with clasp (Lieut. E. H. Leatham. 12/Lancrs.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Lieut. E. H. Leatham), extremely fine, displayed in a glazed leather frame by Walter Jones, Colchester, 320mm x 492mm, alongside the recipient's full-length portrait photograph in the uniform of the 12th Lancers, his Memorial Scroll and signe...

Three: Private C. Newlands, Royal Scots1914 Star (8365 Pte. C. Newlands. 2/R. Scots); British War and Victory Medals (8365 Pte. C. Newlands. R. Scots.), mounted as worn, very fineCharles Newlands served with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots in France from 31 August 1914. He saw further service with the King's Royal Rifle Corps, Northumberland Fusiliers and Labour Corps.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Corporal A. Saunders, York and Lancaster Regiment, late Northamptonshire Regiment1914 Star (3-8585 Pte. A. Saunders. 1/North'n R.); British War and Victory Medals (3-8585 Cpl. A. Saunders. North'n R.), together with Silver War Badge '337437', very fine and better (4)Arthur Saunders served in France with the 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment from 12 September 1914. Transferred to the 4th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment on 11 July 1916, Saunders was discharged on 6 February 1918 on account of wounds received in action. Awarded the Silver War Badge on 27 February 1918, he retu...

(x) Three: Private A.G. Giddings, Wiltshire Regiment1914 Star, clasp (7940 Pte. A. G. Giddings. 1/Wilts: R.); British War and Victory Medals (7940 Pte. A. G. Giddings. Wilts. R.), edge nick to second and edge bruise to third, otherwise very fine (3)Alfred George Giddings served in France with the 1st Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment from 12 September 1914; sold together with a Wiltshire Regiment cap Badge and small silver Royal Army Temperance Association 1911 India Coronation fob, by Max Minck & Co. Ltd.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informa...

Three: Private C. G. Hawkes, East Lancashire Regiment1914 Star (10021 Pte. C. T. Hawkes. 1/E. Lan. R.); British War and Victory Medals (10021 Pte. C. G. Hawkes. E. Lan. R.), note second initial on Star, staining to third, nearly very fine (3)Charles George Hawkes served in France from 22 August 1914 with the 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The group of three to Captain R. A. C. Murray, Seaforth Highlanders, younger brother to Captain F. W. S. Murray, who died of head wounds received on the opening day of the Battle of Neuve Chapelle1914 Star and clasp (Lieut: R. A. C. Murray. Sea: Highrs.); British War and Victory Medal (Capt. R. A. C. Murray.), lightly polished, very fine and better (3)Rupert Auriol Conant Gostling Murray was born on 29 September 1882 at Whitton Park, Hounslow, the third son of Colonel Charles Edward Gostling Murray. Educated at Eton College and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Murray was gazetted to the...

(x) Three: Private J. Stead, Gordon Highlanders1914 Star (9439 Pte - Stead. 1/Gord: Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals (9439 Pte. J. Stead. Gord. Highrs.), initial to the first erased and crudely re-engraved with a faint 'W', erasure to rank and initial of third, nearly very fine (3)Joseph Stead served in France with the 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders from the 28 September 1914 and subsequently served with the 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) Four: Sergeant G. Mason, Gordon Highlanders, late Scottish Rifles1914 Star (10258 Pte. G. Mason. 2/Gord: Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals (10258 A.Sjt. G. Mason. Gordons.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (2867652 Sjt. G. Mason. Gordons.), contact marks and wear, good fine (4)George Mason served in France from 7 October 1914 with the 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. After briefly transferring to the Scottish Rifles, he returned to his former regiment and was promoted Sergeant and awarded the L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1927; further entitled to clasp and rosette.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Pri...

Three: Private W. Novis, Rifle Brigade1914 Star (6-381 Pte. W. Novis. 3/Rif: Brig.); British War and Victory Medals (381 Pte. W. Novis. Rif. Brig.), very fine (3)William Novis served in France with the 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade, from 23 October 1914. He later transferred to the Labour Corps and was awarded a Silver War Badge; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Four: Gunner J. Drummond, Royal Field Artillery1914 Star, clasp (37893 Gnr: J. Drummond. R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (37893 Sjt. J. Drummond. R.A.); Delhi Durbar 1911 (437893. Gr. J. Drummond. 12th. Bty. R.F.A.), contemporary engraved naming to last, very fine (4)James Drummond served in France from 16 August 1914 with the 26th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, being issued his clasp and rosette in October 1933.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: Major D. O. Springfield, Royal Engineers, late Royal Navy1914 Star (Major D. O. Springfield. R.E.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Major D. O. Springfield.), nearly extremely fine (3)Donald Osborn Springfield was born at Catton, Norfolk, on 18 May 1871. He spent his childhood at Penge, Lewisham, before joining the Royal Navy as Acting Sub-Lieutenant on 15 July 1884. Having failed to pass College at the training ship H.M.S. Britannia, Springfield was shortly thereafter discharged, whence he enlisted in the Royal Engineers. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Haven...

(x) Three: Captain W. H. Burleigh, Army Service Corps, who additionally served as a Royal Air Force Airship Pilot in 19181914 Star (2. Lieut. W. H. Burleigh. A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. W. H. Burleigh.), very fine (3)Walter Henry Burleigh was born on 6 February 1894 at St. Pancras, London. Educated at King Edward's High School, Birmingham, he studied Machine Drawing at London University, graduating on 11 February 1911. After taking engineering courses at Edinburgh and Heriot Watt Universities, he became Assistant Manager of the London factory of Daimler & Co.On 31 August 191...

A fine group of three awarded to Sergeant J. Dewbery, Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying Corps, an original member of the Corps who was wounded in action serving as an Aerial Gunner above the Western Front during the 'Fokker Scourge', his injured Pilot J. O'Giollagain somehow successfully nursed their stricken B.E.2. biplane back to safety1914 Star (359 1/A.M. J. Dewberry. R.F.C.); British War and Victory Medals (359 Sgt. J. Dewbery. R.F.C.), together with his Silver War Badge 'RAF 2253', note surname to first, minor staining to third, otherwise good very fine (4)John Dewbery was born on 19 Ap...

An extremely fine Royal Flying Corps Observer casualty campaign group of four awarded to 2nd Lieutenant T. D. O'Brien, 16th Lancers, attached Royal Flying Corps, who survived the 'bleakest day' of his Battalion at Zillebeke in February 1915 when he assumed command of a SquadronHaving joined the Royal Flying Corps and endured six months of scrapes in the skies above the Western Front, he was to be killed following a crash-landing near Ypres after yet another aerial sortie in March 1916, just days after having celebrated his 20th birthday1914 Star, copy clasp (2. Lieut. T. D. O'Brien. 16/Lrs.);...

(x) Four: Shipwright 2nd Class L. Britnell, Royal Navy1914-15 Star (M. 1760. L. Britnell. Jr., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (M. 1760 L. Britnell. Shpt.2 R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (M. 1760 L. Britnell. Shpt.2 H.M.S. Magnolia.), mounted as worn, lightly polished, very fine (3)Lawrence Britnell was born on 1 February 1889 at Weybridge, Surrey. A carpenter by trade, he joined the Royal Navy on 9 April 1910 and served aboard H.M.S. Natal from 17 September 1912 until the loss of the ship on 30 December 1915. Destroyed by a huge explosion of ammunition whilst at anchor in the Cro...

(x) Four: Chief Shipwright 2nd Class W. R. Vallance, Royal Navy1914-15 Star (M. 7370 W. R. Vallance. Shpt.2. R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (M. 7370 W. R. Vallance. Shpt.1 R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (M. 7370 W. R. Vallance. Ch. Shpt.2. H.M.S. Ceres), contact marks and wear to naming, minor official correction to last, nearly very fine (4)William Robert Vallance was born on 19 November 1886 at Rochester, Kent. He joined the Royal Navy on 21 March 1914, serving as Shipwright 2nd Class aboard the armoured cruiser Bacchante from 31 July 1914-10 February 1916. Transferring to the...

(x) Six: Chief Engine Room Artificer 1st Class G. H. R. Hicks, Royal Navy, a Great War submariner1914-15 Star (272087, G. H. R. Hicks, Act. C.E.R.A., 2, R.N); British War and Victory Medals (272087 G. H. R. Hicks. C.E.R.A.1. R.N.); 1939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (272087. G. H. R. Hicks, C.E.R.A. 1Cl. H.M.S. Dolphin.), the first three and last mounted as worn on original ribands, edge bruising, nearly very fine (6)George Henry Reeves Hicks was born on 2 September 1884 at Pembroke, Wales. A boilermaker by trade, he joined the Royal Navy on 9 January 1909 and init...

(x) Family group:Four: Leading Stoker W. H. R. Rhodes, Royal Fleet Reserve, late Royal Navy1914-15 Star (K. 16623, W. H. R. Rhodes, Sto.1. R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (K. 16623 W. H. R. Rhodes. Sto.1. R.N.); Royal Fleet Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (K. 16623 (CH. B. 14757) W. H. R. Rhodes. L.Sto. R.F.R.), good very fineFive: Flight Sergeant C. G. Rhodes, Royal Air Force, who was killed in action on a mission to bomb the Ploiesti oil refineries, as part of the campaign to deny petroleum-based fuel to the Axis following Operation 'Tidal Wave'1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; Defenc...

(x) Three: Seaman E. Smith, Royal Naval Reserve1914-15 Star (A. 7884, E. Smith, Smn., R.N.R.); British War and Victory Medals (7884A. E. Smith. Smn. R.N.R.), very fine (3)Edward Smith was born on 3 September 1894 at Portessie, Banffshire, the son of Alexander Smith. He served aboard H.M. Yacht Albion from 29 March 1915, transferring to the armed boarding steamer Stephen Furness on 18 April 1915. Transferred to the base ship Thalia, he was later demobilised at Cardiff on 20 January 1919; sold with copied service record.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium....

(x) Four: Gunner R. Vallance, Royal Marine Artillery, awarded the Naval Good Shooting Medal for accuracy with a 3-pounder quick-firing gun1914-15 Star (R.M.A. 11345. Gr. R. Vallance.); British War and Victory Medals (R.M.A. 11345 Gr. R. Vallance.); Naval Good Shooting Medal, G.V.R. (11345. Gunr. R. Vallance, R.M.A., H.M.S. Cochrane. 1914. 3 Pdr. Q.F.), sometime lacquered, light contact marks throughout, very fine (4)Ex-Douglas-Morris Collection.Robert Vallance was born on 17 September 1885 at Paisley, the son of Robert and Jessie Vallance of 35 Causeyside Street. A plumber by trade, he enliste...

(x) Three: Sergeant J. Jamieson, Royal Scots Greys1914-15 Star (4968 Sjt. J. Jamieson, 2-Dns.); British War and Victory Medals 1914-19 (4968 Sjt. J. Jamieson. 2-Dns.), nearly extremely fineJohn Jamieson arrived in France on 24 May 1915 as a Sergeant in the 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys), before transferring to the Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry); 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) A fine group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel L. H. de Pinto, West Riding Regiment, attached Royal Engineers, who was imprisoned in a tunnel following the detonation of a German mine on the Western Front, and who experienced a number of scrapes involving the authorities and his personal life thereafter1914-15 Star (Lieut. L. H. de Pinto W. Rid. R.); British War and Victory Medals with M.I.D. oak leaves (Lieut. L. H. de Pinto); France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medal 1939-45, very fine (6)Lionel Herbert de Pinto was born on 14 September 1893, the son of Herbert de Pinto of Mannin...

(x) Three: Corporal W. Glendinning, Highland Light Infantry1914-15 Star (3634 Pte. W. Glendinning. High: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (3634 Cpl. W. Glendinning. H.L.I.), very fine (3)William Glendinning served in France from 28 June 1915 with the 9th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry and died of wounds on 13 October 1918. Aged 24 and the son of James and Marion Glendinning of 105, Pollock Buildings, Corkerhill, Cardonald, Glasgow, he is buried at Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For mor...

Three: Rifleman J. Rooney, Rifle Brigade1914-15 Star (S-9428 Pte. J. Rooney. Rif: Brig:); British War and Victory Medals (S-9428 Pte. J. Rooney. Rif. Brig.), nearly very fine (3)James Rooney served in France from 6 April 1915 to 4 July 1916, being discharged on account of wounds likely received in the opening exchanges of the Battle of the Somme. Awarded the Silver War Badge, he was returned home but died on 8 February 1917. Aged 20, he is buried in the Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery; sold with copied MIC and research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

Three: Corporal W. Spedding, Carrier Pigeon Service, Royal Engineers1914-15 Star (113631. Pnr. W. Spedding, R.E.); British War and Victory Medal (113631 Cpl. W. Spedding. R.E.), nearly very fine and most unusual (3) Wilden Spedding was born in October 1892 at Leigh, Lancashire, the son of Albert Spedding and Alice Holland. A resident of 17 Westleigh Lane, he attested at Leeds for the Royal Engineers on 14 August 1915. Arriving in France five days later, Spedding was appointed Acting Corporal within the Carrier Pigeon Service on 16 March 1917, being promoted Corporal on 16 May 1918.The role of...

(x) A Great War group of six to Sergeant E. Porter, Royal Engineers, late Suffolk Regiment, a talented signaller who was decorated for his services as a telegraphist1914-15 Star (65411 Sjt. E. G. Porter. R.E.); British War and Victory Medals 1914-18 (65411 Sjt. E. G. Porter. R.E.); Imperial Service Medal, G.VI.R., 1st type (Edward George Porter.); Coronation 1937; Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (107 Sjt: E. G. Porter. 5/Suff: Regt.), mounted court-style, very fine (6)I.S.M. London Gazette 2 November 1937.Edward George Porter was born at Southwold, Suffolk in 1878, the son of a poli...

(x) Three: Corporal E. Munger, Army Service Corps1914-15 Star (S4-041775, Pte. E. Munger, A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (S4-041775 Cpl. E. Munger. A.S.C.), nearly very fine (3)Edward Munger served in France from 7 April 1915 and was discharged Class 'Z' Reserve on 27 February 1919; sold with copied MIC and brass shoulder title.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.

Four: Flight Sergeant J. W. Hodgson, Royal Air Force, late Royal Naval Air Service1914-15 Star (F.405. J. W. Hodgson, A.M., R.N.A.S.); British War and Victory Medals (200405. F.Sgt. J. W. Hodgson. R.A.F.); Royal Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., erased, minor patches of staining to third, otherwise good very fine (4)[M.S.M.] London Gazette 3 June 1918.John William Hodgson was born on 8 May 1884 at Goole, Yorkshire, the son of Arthur and Emma Hodgson. A cabinet maker by profession, he served as Air Mechanic 1st Grade with the Royal Naval Air Service from 14 September 1914, being prom...

Four: Corporal H. N. C. Jay, Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying Corps1914-15 Star (3555 2.A.M. H. N. C. Jay, R.F.C.); British War and Victory Medals (3555. 1.A.M. H. N. C. Jay. R.F.C.); Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1920 (3555 Cpl. H. N. C. Jay. R.A.F.), good very fine and scarce (4)Harold Neville Caxton Jay was born on 11 November 1896 at Nottingham, the son of Harry Alfred Caxton Jay. A shop assistant and later ironmonger by profession, he attested for the Royal Flying Corps on 6 February 1915 as Air Mechanic 2nd Class, and witnessed service in France from 14 March 1915...

An outstanding Great War and Jubaland 1917-18 operations campaign group of four awarded to Lieutenant E. M. Ritchie, King's African Rifles, late Botha's BodyguardHaving seen extensive action in the Maritz rebellion and German South-West Africa operations of 1914-15 - a story retold in the pages of his 1915 publication With Botha in the Field - Ritchie played a prominent part in the Jubaland operations of 1917-18, gaining a 'mention' for his spirited actions in several notable night attacks and bayonet charges1914-15 Star (L./Cpl. E. M. Ritchie, G.O.C. Bdy. Gd.); British War and Victory Medals...

(x) Of Canadian interest - the fine 'Messines Ridge' group of seven to Lieutenant-Colonel T. C. 'Swadie' Sims, Edmonton Fusiliers; the wound he sustained at Ypres gave him a lifetime of agony, but he soldiered on to become a much-loved regimental character who championed veterans' affairs1914-15 Star (Lieut: T. C. Sims. 1/Can: Inf:); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. T. C. Sims.); Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officer's Decoration, G.V.R., 1st type, the reverse impressed 'Lt. Col. T. C. Sims 29th. Inf. Bde'; Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal, G.V.R. (L...

(x) Pair: Major R. H. Dailley, Audit Staff, who earned a scarce 'Mention' in addition to the Portuguese Military Order of Aviz1914-15 Star (Major R. H. Dailley.); British War Medal 1914-19 (Major R. H. Dailley.), very fine and scarce (2)[Military Order of Aviz] London Gazette 29 October 1920.Richard Henry Dailley was born at Warrington on 12 October 1877. He worked as an Assistant Clerk at the War Office (London Gazette 1 May 1896, refers), before serving in the Great War as a Major with the Audit Staff. He arrived in France on 1 April 1915, and was mentioned in dispatches (London Gazette 24 D...

Pair: Private H. A. Mason, Buckinghamshire Yeomanry1914-15 Star (1676 Pte. H. A. Mason. Bucks. Yeo.); Victory Medal 1914-19 (1676 Pte. H. A. Mason. Bucks. Yeo.), very fine (2)Henry A. Mason served with the Buckinghamshire Yeomanry in Egypt from 12 September 1915 and also saw service with the Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars and Corps of Hussars.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Midshipman C. W. Tomlinson, Royal Naval ReserveBritish War and Victory Medals (Mid. C. W. Tomlinson. R.N.R.), good very fine and better (2)Cecil Walter Tomlinson was born on 9 May 1901 at Grantham, Lincolnshire, the son of Albert George Tomlinson, a manufacturer. He served as Temporary Midshipman aboard the armed merchant cruiser Himalaya from 10 May 1918, transferring to the light cruiser Carysfort on 21 September 1918. Tomlinson was discharged in March 1919, his service papers noting him as a 'keen young officer'. In 1926 he married Kate Alma Johnston, daughter of a shipmaster, at St....

(x) Pair: Sub-Lieutenant G. H. Lindsay, Royal Naval Volunteer ReserveBritish War and Victory Medals 1914-19 (S. Lt. G. H. Lindsay. R.N.V.R.), nearly extremely fine (2)George Henry Lindsay was commissioned Temporary Sub- Lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve on 17 March 1916, undertaking courses in coding and decoding at H.M.S. Pembroke. He served aboard H.M.S. Moldavia from 13 May 1916, transferring to the Signal Section of H.M.S. President on 18 March 1918. He was discharged on 4 February 1919, retiring to 66 Maidstone Road, Chatham. This pair represents his sole entitlement.Subject...

Pair: Sub-Lieutenant R. J. Browne, Royal Naval Volunteer ReserveBritish War and Victory Medals (S.Lt. R. J. Browne. R.N.V.R.), nearly extremely fine (2)Robert James Browne served as Temporary Sub Lieutenant from 15 April 1918. Posted to Ganges, he spent the final months of the war in training, possibly on motor launches, before being promoted Lieutenant on 15 April 1919 and demobilised towards the end of the year. He returned home to live with his father at 11 Granard Road, London, S.W.12.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Lieutenant C. E. Eves, Royal MarinesBritish War and Victory Medals (Lieut. C. E. Eves. R.M.), nearly extremely fine (2)Charles Ernest Eves was born on 1 February 1882 at Gorton, Lancashire, the son of John William Eves. A railway clerk by profession, Eves attested for the Royal Marines Medical Unit at Manchester on 13 November 1915 and was commissioned Temporary 2nd Lieutenant on 27 June 1917. Serving with the 2nd Marine Brigade in France, Eves was wounded by a gas shell on 5 October 1918 and invalided. He was later demobilised on 1 March 1919 and returned to employment with the railways...

Pair: Second Lieutenant J. E. Moseley, Northumberland FusiliersBritish War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. J. E. Moseley.), good very fine (2)Joe Edward Moseley was born in September 1889 at Leeds, the son of James and Georgina Moseley of 20 York Lane, Wakefield. An insurance company clerk by profession, Moseley was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Northumberland Fusiliers on 15 January 1916 and was awarded the Silver War Badge on 12 November 1917. He applied for his medals on 31 October 1933 and died at 238 Otley Road, Leeds, on 12 January 1962 leaving effects of £46,386 to his widow Mabel Wo...

Pair: Quartermaster & Lieutenant G. J. D. Schumach, Sherwood RangersBritish War and Victory Medals (Q.M. & Lieut. G. J. D. Schumach), nearly extremely fine (2)George John Darcy Schumach was born on 23 December 1892 at Southwell, Nottinghamshire, the second son of Henry John Schumach, a taxidermist. He served in France from 27 February 1917 as Quartermaster & Lieutenant of the 2/8th Battalion, Sherwood Rangers, before relinquishing his commission on account of ill-health on 13 February 1919. Schumach subsequently enrolled at the University of London, graduating in Economics in 1922 and later be...

A fine Great War Battalion C.O.'s group of three awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel R. E. de Vesian, London Regiment, late Middlesex Reserve Volunteers, who led the 8th Battalion on the Western FrontBritish War and Victory Medals (Lt. Col. R. E. De Vesian.); Officer's Territorial Decoration, G.V.R., silver, in case of issue, nearly extremely fine and better (3)Roland Ellis de Vesian was born on 2 August 1863 at Epsom, Surrey, the son of Edward Ellis and German-born Ellen Jane Sinnett. A solicitor specialising in mortgage applications by profession, he was commissioned Lieutenant in the 19th Middle...

Three: Lieutenant N. E. de Vesian, Middlesex RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (Lieut. N. E. de Vesian); Territorial Force War Medal (2. Lieut. N. E. de Vesian. Midd'x R.), nearly extremely fine (3)Norman Ellis de Vesian was born on 21 February 1894 at Hendon, Middlesex, the only son of Lieutenant-Colonel Roland Ellis de Vesian. He was commissioned Lieutenant in the 1/9th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment and placed under instruction in Egypt from 15 October 1917, before witnessing service in Mesopotamia from 18 November 1918. De Vesian married Alice Dora Dodd on 27 January 1945 and died on 1...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantFour: Lieutenant-Colonel J. E. Rae, Royal Field ArtilleryBritish War and Victory Medals (Lt. Col. J. E. Rae); Territorial Force War Medal 1914-19 (Lt. Col. J. E. Rae, R.A.); Territorial Decoration, G.V.R., hallmarks for London 1915, the reverse privately engraved, 'Lt. Col. J. E. Rae, 320th Brigade R.F.A., 18-7-17', mounted as worn, the whole contained in an attractive leather case by A. & J. Smith, Aberdeen, the lid gilt inscribed, 'Lt. Col. J. E. Rae, 320th Brigade R.F.A., 1914-1919', very fine or better (4)John Everard Rae, a solicitor by profession, was...

(x) Three: Lieutenant L. Ireland, Royal Field ArtilleryBritish War and Victory Medals 1914-19 (2-Lieut. L. Ireland.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (Lieut. L. Ireland.), the I.G.S. with officially re-impressed naming, very fine (3)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.

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantSeven: Sergeant T. McKay, Royal Garrison ArtilleryBritish War and Victory Medals 1914-19 (937829 Sjt. T. McKay. R.A.); Territorial Force War Medal 1914-19 (137829 Bmbr. T. McKay.); Defence Medal 1939-45; Coronation 1953; Metropolitan Police L.S. & G.C. (Const. Thomas McKay); St. John's Ambulance Service Medal, bronze, very fine, mounted in court style, displayed in a glazed frame with two 'R.H.A.' brass shoulder badges, a Royal Artillery cap badge, and a Great War period unit photograph in which McKay appears prominently (7)Thomas McKay was baptised at Alder...

(x) Six: Regimental Sergeant-Major E. W. Williams, Royal Garrison ArtilleryBritish War and Victory Medals (128087 W.O. Cl.2 E. W. Williams. R.A.); Territorial Force War Medal 1914-18 (128087 W.O. Cl.2. E. W. Williams. R.A.); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (128087 W.O. Cl.II.- A.W.O. Cl.1. - W. E. Williams. R.G.A.); Defence Medal 1939-45; Imperial Service Medal, G.VI.R. (Enoch William Williams), minor contact marks and wear, very fine (6)Enoch William Williams was born around 1888 at Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, England. A postman, he attested for the Lancashire and Cheshire Royal...

Pair: Reverend C. J. C. Wright, Army Chaplain's DepartmentBritish War and Victory Medals (Rev. C. J. C. Wright.), good very fine (2)C. J. C. Wright served in France from July 1917; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Sergeant J. Callaway, Home Guard, late Royal Army Medical CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (21000 Sjt. J. Callaway. R.A.M.C.); Defence Medal 1939-45, unnamed as issued, the last in O.H.M.S. box of issue addressed to 'J. Callaway Esq., "Rosemary", 14 Myrtle Road, Lancing, Sussex.', additionally annotated to lower-left corner 'HG.', with campaign medal slip, verdigris to second, otherwise 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) Pair: Forewoman B. H. Annand, Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (2075 Fwn. B. H. Annand. Q.M.A.A.C.), nearly very fine and better (2)Barbara Helen 'Nellie' Annand served as a Forewoman in the Q.M.A.A.C. from 21 August 1917-26 February 1919. According to an article published in the Aberdeen Daily Journal on 10 February 1920, she was decorated for her services during the war, although this remains unconfirmed:'O.B.E. for Peterhead Lady. Miss Barbara Helen Annand, daughter of Mr William Annand, Ugiebank, Inverugie, Peterhead, has been notified that she is to be a...

Pair: Flight Sergeant E. F. Smith, Royal Flying CorpsBritish War and Victory Medals (1498. F.Sgt. E. F. Smith. R.F.C.), good very fine (2)[M.S.M.] London Gazette 1 January 1917.E. F. Smith served in France from 20 July 1915 and was awarded the M.S.M. for 'devotion to duty'; sold with copied MIC and M.S.M. award card.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: 2nd Lieutenant A. A. Mound, Royal Air ForceBritish War and Victory Medals (2/Lieut. A. A. Mound. R.A.F.), suspension of first re-pinned, good very fine (2)Alfred Albert Mound was born on 28 February 1893 and had served as a Gunner with 260 Trench Mortar Battery before being commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force. Mound claimed his medals in 1922 giving his address as 3 Victoria Place, Cannon Street, Colchester and died there in 1980; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Family medals to brothers:A good 'Western Front' casualty Pair and Memorial Plaque awarded to Lieutenant G. B. Leslie, No. 12 Squadron, Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying Corps, who was involved in numerous low-level strafing sorties piloting a B.E.2c in an attempt to check the German Spring Offensive and later support the Allied push on the Hindenburg line. Subject to a 'close call' from enemy ground fire, he later died in hospital just 2 weeks before the cessation of hostilitiesBritish War and Victory Medals (Lieut. G. B. Leslie. R.A.F.), in original named boxes of issue to 'Lieut. G. B. Les...

(x) A poignant campaign pair awarded to Lieutenant J. R. Drummond, Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying Corps, a Pilot who had bagged a 'kill' in the morning but was then shot down and killed on an offensive patrol that afternoon, the cemetery of his burial taking his name as the first Allied internment thereinBritish War and Victory Medals (Lieut. J. R. Drummond. R.A.F.), nearly extremely fine (2)Joseph Rayson Drummond was born on 20 October 1896 at Cockermouth, the son of Joseph William and Margaret Rayson Drummond of 10 Ashgrove Road, Cockermouth, Cumbria. Educated at St. Bees School, Drummon...

(x) Pair: Lieutenant R. A. Greenwell, Royal Air Force, late Royal Field Artillery; a gallant 'Balloonatic' who was mentioned in dispatches for remaining in his balloon despite heavy German shell-fireBritish War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Lieut. R.A. Greenwell. R.A.F.), extremely fine, together with two pieces of cut rope believed to have come off Greenwell's damaged balloon (2)Robert Alan Greenwell was born in Sunderland on 19 August 1897, the son of a ship owner. Educated at Argyle House School, he was a prominent member of Ashbrooke Boys Sports Club and Sunderland Cricket an...

The Great War Pair and Memorial Plaque awarded to Private F. Defoe, 87th, late 60th Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force, who was shot through the head by a sniper and instantly killed whilst in the trenches on the Western Front. He had only just returned to active service having recovered from a shrapnel woundBritish War and Victory Medals (457783 Pte. F. Defoe. 87-Can. Inf.), together with his Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (Fred Defoe), in its card transmission envelope, nearly extremely fine (3)Fred Defoe was born on 10 September 1881 at London, England, the husband of Lily De...

An interesting 'double-issue' Great War pair awarded to Captain B. H. Wiles, 10th Duke of Cambridge's Own Lancers, attached Indian Army Reserve of Officers, the scion of an important artistic family who served in Iraq as an Official War ArtistBritish War and Victory Medals (2) (Capt. B. H. Wiles.), together with a British War Medal 1914-20 issued by the Government of India (Capt. C. H. Wiles.), note initial to third, very fine and better (3)Bernard Harper Wiles was born in April 1883 at Cambridge, England, the son Henry Wiles, himself a Royal Academy gold medallist for sculpture (1869) and gr...

A campaign group of three awarded to Lieutenant C. B. Polesello, King's African Rifles attached Supply and Transport Corps, who had the rare distinction of earning the 'East Africa 1918' clasp to his A.G.S.British War Medal 1914-20 (Lieut. C. B. Polesello.); Victory Medal 1914-19, unnamed; Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, East Africa 1918 (Lieut. C. B. Polesello. S. & T.), good very fine (3)41 'East Africa 1918' clasps to Europeans.Cesare Bernard Polesello was born in 1890 and was commissioned Lieutenant in the King's African Rifles on 21 April 1917. Having served with the 3rd and 6th...

Pair: Driver J. Ballantine, South African Service CorpsBritish War and bilingual Victory Medals (Dvr J. Ballantine. S.A.S.C.), nearly extremely fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: J. A. Johnstone, Merchant NavyBritish War Medal and Mercantile Marine War Medal 1914-18 (J. A. Johnstone), good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Arthur I. Smith, Merchant NavyBritish War and Mercantile Marine War Medal 1914-18 (Arthur I. Smith), nearly extremely fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Alan Appleton, Mercantile Marine, who survived the sinking of the freight ship Dora Isabel in 1943British War and Mercantile Marine War Medals 1914-18 (Alan Appleton), very fine (2)Alan Appleton was born at Hull, Yorkshire on 23 November 1873. He lived with his grandparents at 17 All Saints Street, Sculcoates, becoming a steamship engine maker's apprentice. The 1911 census shows him as a Fitter's Engineer, living at 29 Bridlington Street with a wife and daughter. He served as an Engineer Officer with the Mercantile Marine during the Great War, and his medal was issued to him on 12 Se...

(x) Seven: Able Seaman J. R. T. Johnson, Merchant NavyBritish War Medal 1914-19 (J. R. T. Johnson); Mercantile Marine War Medal 1914-18 (J. R. T. Johnson); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star, clasp, North Africa 1942-43; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45, mounted as worn, good very fine (7)James Robert Thomas Johnson was born at Birkenhead on 3 January 1901, the son of Albert Johnson, a watch-maker. He married Gertrude Ellen Hullock at Calcutta in 1938; sold with copied census records and a photograph of the recipient.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premiu...

Eight: Flight Sergeant H. G. G. Matthews, Royal Air Force, late Royal Naval Air ServiceBritish War Medal 1914-20 (F.46459 H. G. G. Matthews. B.M. R.N.A.S.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1935 (246459 F/Sgt. H. G. G. Matthews. R.A.F.); India General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1936-37 (W/O. H. G. G. Matthews. R.A.F.); 1939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Coronation 1937; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (246459. F/Sgt. H. G. G. Matthews. R.A.F.), the seventh polished, otherwise good very fine (8)Henry George Gordon Matthews was born on...

Seven: Acting Sergeant G. A. R. Elliott, Royal Air ForceGeneral Service 1918-62, 'crowned head', 1 clasp, Northern Kurdistan (249264. Cpl. G. A. R. Elliott. R.A.F.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1935 (249264. Cpl. G. A. R. Elliott. R.A.F.); India General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1936-37 (249264. Sgt. G. A. R. Elliott. R.A.F.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Jubilee 1935; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (249264. Cpl. (A/Sgt.) G. A. R. Elliott. R.A.F.), minor contact marks to first, otherwise good very fine, a rare and possibly unique comb...

(x) Six: Sergeant H. Kay, King's Own Yorkshire Light InfantryIndia General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31 (4686673 Pte. H. Kay. K.O.Y.L.I.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, very fine and better (6)Harold Kay died on 16 October 1943 aged 32, whilst serving with the 46th Recce. Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C., in Italy. The son of Joseph Hall Kay and Lena Kay and husband of Hilda Kay of Shipley, Yorkshire, he is buried at Naples War Cemetery. His headstone bears the inscription:'My heart is sore and waits in vain, but I know so...

Pair: Flight Lieutenant C. F. Pearce, Royal Air ForceIndia General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1935 (F/O. C. F. Pearce. R.A.F.); India General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1936-37 (F/L. C. F. Pearce. R.A.F.), good very fine (2)Charles Fox Pearce successfully passed through the Royal Air Force College, Cranwell, and was granted a permanent commission as Pilot Officer with effect and seniority from 15 July 1933 (London Gazette 15 August 1933, refers). Promoted Flying Officer 9 April 1935, Squadron Leader 1 June 1939, and Temporary Wing Commander 1 June 1941, he...

(x) Five: British Constable W. Kay, Palestine PoliceGeneral Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, Palestine, Palestine 1945-48 (3993. B. Const. W. Kay. Pal. Police.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, official correction to number of first, second clasp with unofficial rivets, very fine and better (5)William Kay was born on 13 March 1920 at East Newport, and lived at 14 Queen Street, Newport, Scotland. Having been part of the Palestine Police, he served as a Private in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders during the Second World War and was held as a prisoner-of-war at Stalag 34...

(x) Five: Chief Yeoman of Signals W. A. Caton, Royal NavyNaval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1936-1939 (J.24573 W. A. Cayton. C.Y.S. R.N.); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted court-style, good very fine, scarce (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 for Buyers.

Six: Squadron Leader E. P. S. Ogburn, Royal Air ForceIndia General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39 (356852 Sgt. E. P. S. Ogburn. R.A.F.); 1939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service Medal 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (Sqn. Ldr. E. P. S. Ogburn. R.A.F.); Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (Plt. Off. E. P. S. Ogburn. R.A.F.), good very fine and better (6)Edward P. S. Ogburn was educated at the Bristol Cathedral Choir School and Trinity College of Music, Bristol. Appointed Probationary Pilot Officer with the Equipment Branch on 4 October 1941, Ogbu...

(x) Six: Temporary Lieutenant J. R. Watt, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, who was unusually mentioned in dispatches for life-saving gallantry aboard H.M.S. Hoy in 19441939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; War Medal 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st type (Ty. Lieut. J. R. Watt. R.N.V.R.), mounted for display, official correction to rank on L.S. & G.C., light scratches, good very fine (6)M.I.D. London Gazette 14 November 1944:'For outstanding courage and devotion to duty in H.M. Ships Brixham, Bude, Hoy, Polruan, Rothesay and Sh...

(x) Family group:The fine 'Battle of Crete' group of ten awarded to Petty Officer P. R. Fair, Royal Navy, who served aboard H.M.S. Naiad in the Eastern Mediterranean and recorded every detail of his service in a pocket-diary and in photographs1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star, clasp, France and Germany; Africa Star, clasp, South Africa 1942-43; War Medal 1939-45; Naval General Service 1915-62, 3 clasps, Palestine 1945-48, Minesweeping 1945-51, Malaya (C/JX. 152845 P. R. Fair. P.O. R.N.); Korea 1950-53 (C/JX. 152845. P. R. Fair. P.O. R.N.); UN Korea; Naval L.S. & G.C. (JX. 152845. P. R. Fair. P.O. H....

(x) Seven: Stoker Petty Officer A. T. Sewell, Royal Navy1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Naval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (C/MX.59718 A. T. Sewell. S.P.O. (S) R.N.); Naval L.S. & G.C. (MX.59718 A. T. Sewell. S.C.P.O. (S). H.M.S. Cheviot.), mounted as worn, good very fine (7)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 fine group of three to ‘Strike Wing’ Beaufort and Mosquito Navigator, Flying Officer J. F. A. MacLaren, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who flew over 70 sorties with No. 143 Squadron, including numerous strikes on enemy E-Boats and shipping in the Channel and Bay of Biscay, followed by regular sweeps along the coastline of Norway; unfortunate not to have been decorated for his service, he nevertheless considered himself part of a ‘lucky’ crew, being one of just three men from his original cohort of 14 entrants to the Squadron who survived the war1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; War Medal 1939...

(x) Seven: Lieutenant Commander V. C. Dunne, Royal Navy, late Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Korea 1950-53 (Lt. Cdr. V. C. Dunne R.N.); UN Korea 1950-54, mounted as worn, very fine, (7)Victor Conway Dunne was born on 9 December 1914 at Portsmouth, the 1939 Register listing him as an Electrical Engineer specialising in Traction Control Equipment. On 11 June 1940 he was commissioned a Temporary Sub Lieutenant in the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve and from 10 August 1942 he served aboard H.M.S. Nile, the Royal Navy base at Ras el...

Six: 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 1st Army; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Service Medal of the Order of St. John, with five additional Award Bars, mounted in court style by Spink & Son, King Street, good very fine (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

To be sold by the family on behalf of Help for HeroesSeven: Temporary Captain A. R. Aylmer, King's Dragoon Guards1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (Lt. A. R. Aylmer. K.D.G.); Africa Service Medal 1939-45 (230194 A. R. Aylmer), swing mounted on modern ribbons, light contact marks, otherwise very fine (7)Anthony Ronald Aylmer was born on 1 December 1923 at London, his birth being registered in the district of Hanover Square. Educated at Stowe School, he witnessed extensive service during the Second World Wa...

A poignant group of five awarded to Driver W. E. Pepper, Australian Imperial Force, who witnessed extensive fighting in Malaya and who went 'in the bag' following the Japanese invasion of Java; held captive in Thailand, Pepper was drowned when his Japanese transport ship was sunk by an Allied submarine in the South China Sea1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Australia Service Medal 1939-45 (NX 71943 W. E. Pepper), good very fine (5)Wallace Edwin Pepper was born on 23 December 1920 at Enfield, New South Wales, Australia. A labourer by trade, he enlisted at Paddington on...

Five: Police Constable H. Singh, Hong Kong Police1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Colonial Police Long Service Medal, G.VI.R. (Police Constable 3035 Hazara Singh), good very fine (5)Colonial Police Long Service Medal Hong Kong Government Gazette 7 March 1950.Hazara Singh enlisted in the Hong Kong Police on 22 February 1922, serving in 'B' (Indian) Contingent. Singh was present during the Defence and at the Fall of Hong Kong. Having survived the disgraceful treatment meted to prisoners of war by the Japanese, he returned to the service post-War; sold with note giving...

Six: Flight Sergeant N. Johnson, Royal Air Force1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; War and Defence Medals 1939-45; General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Malay Peninsula (G 0536696 F/S. N. Johnson. R.A.F.); Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (536696 Sgt. N. Johnson. R.A.F.), mounted court-style, edge nick to last, otherwise good very fine (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

'I climbed out of the forward hold (No. 1 hold). I found the Japanese had abandoned the ship. S.Sgt. Ross, R.A.M.C., reported that he had a number of injured and sick mustered on deck from the holds aft. Between us we managed to render first aid and reassured disabled men. I was myself picked up after about four hours, together with S/Sgt. Ross and such ailing men as we had been able to keep with us. Throughout this period and subsequently as the medical orderly in charge at Kobe Camp, S/Sgt. Ross, R.A.M.C., displayed great devotion to duty and courage'The report on the loss of the Lisbon Maru...

(x) Six: Signalman C. Woolfson, Royal Signals, late Gordon Highlanders; captured by the Japanese on the first day of the fall of Singapore, he was held prisoner of war at Tarmakan, the infamous labour camp upon which the film 'Bridge on the River Kwai' is based1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Korea 1950-53 (2875509 Sigmn. C. Woolfson. R. Sigs.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, the last two mounted as worn, nearly extremely fine (6)Cecil Woolfson was born at Dumfries on 2 November 1916. He lived in Shotesham, Norfolk, and enlisted into the 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders on 8 N...

Five: Bombardier B. T. Spray, Royal Artillery1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Territorial Force Efficiency Medal (909990. Bdr. B. T. Spray. R.A.), first letters of surname officially re-impressed, with 'Burma Star Association' badge upon riband, mounted as worn, with related mounted group of miniature awards, nearly very fine (10)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) 'I remember seeing the lovely Wasbies (Women's Auxiliary Service: Burma) when I was out in Burma all those decades ago. There were not many of them but they performed sterling work; not only at staging points but also when the front-line troops came back to base camp, a team of Wasbies were there working in excessive heat in mosquito-infested jungle clearings. The Wasbies ran the mobile canteens to keep our boys fed and watered and as the saying goes 'an army marches on its stomach'. They always worked with a smile on their faces and were in great demand wherever they went. It's good to kn...

(x) 'At 50 Browne could still keep up with the fittest in the Army in the Hills of Dhofar.'Extract from Browne's obituary in the R.A.Ch.D. JournalAn impressive campaign group of six to Assistant Chaplain General The Rev. C. J. Browne, Royal Army Chaplains' Department, who rendered invaluable service with the S.A.S. during the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus; he went on to become Honorary Chaplain to the Queen1939-45 Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Brunei (The Rev. C. J. Browne C.F.3 R.A.Ch.D. DUPLICATE); General Service 1962-2007, 2 clasps, D...

An extremely fine 1944 'D-Day' group of four awarded to Honorary Captain E. G. Pool, 7th Battalion, Parachute Regiment, late Middlesex Regiment, who led his platoon on a mission to hold the western approaches to Pegasus Bridge, a 'Bridge too Far', being awarded the M.C. for his actions in the face of continuous attack by superior forces. He was later severely wounded in action, resulting in the amputation of his left leg1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, unnamed as issued, together with Buckingham Palace award slip named to 'Lieutenant E. G. Pool, M.C., The...

A fine 'Dieppe Raid 1942' group of six awarded to Staff Sergeant L. H. Hodgson, Royal Engineers, late Canadian Army Medical Corps, who landed in the third wave on 19 August; he worked feverishly tending his comrades as they fell under the intense hail of enemy fireIt wasn't long before he also became a casualty, the result of a piece of shrapnel that tore into his left arm. Not to be perturbed, Hodgson simply tended himself and got back to work under the galling fire, later giving a first-hand account of the famous scenes on the beaches1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence Medal 1939-...

Three: attributed to B. Pouteney, Women's Transport Service (FANY)1939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, good very fine (3)Barbara Pouteney is understood to have served with FANY from 1941, qualifying in Morse Code during 1943 at Fawley Court. It is thought she latterly served at Station 53A, Grendon Underwood, operated by the Special Operations Executive (SOE). The Station served as a receiving base for agents and the 1939-45 Star suggests some overseas service; sold together with 23 photographs, four cloth badges, three metal badges and a typed note with service details.Subject to 20%...

Three: Technician 3rd Class J. Steven, Ministry of Defence1939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Imperial Service Medal, E.II.R. (Joseph Steven), in its fitted Royal Mint case of issue good very fine (3)I.S.M. London Gazette 1 September 1964.Joseph Steven was born in 1903 at Dundee and enlisted in the Royal Artillery (No.735890) in 1921. Little is known about his service during the Second World War but his entitlement suggests possible service during the evacuation of Dunkirk. Living at Wimbourne, Dorset, he was awarded the I.S.M. whilst working at Bovington Camp as a Technician (Class III) for the...

(x) The Second World War campaign group of five to Flight Sergeant H. Kay, 34 Squadron, Royal New Zealand Air Force, who was killed whilst piloting a Blenheim which crashed near Allahabad on 12 May 1942Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, New Zealand Service Medal 1939-45, unnamed as issued, together with the recipient's New Zealand Memorial Cross, G.VI.R. (NZ 404377 F/Sgt. H. Kay), very fine (5)Harold Kay was born on 26 October 1920 at Wellington, New Zealand, the son of Henry Sydney Bilby and Dorothy Kay of 52 Tainui Road, Devonport, Auckland. Educated at Tahapuna Grammar School and S...

Defence and War Medals 1939-45, silver Canadian issue, unnamed as issued, nearly extremely fine and better (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Squadron Officer S. M. Ravenhill, Women's Royal Air Force, late Women's Auxiliary Air ForceDefence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service Medal 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (Sqn. Off. S. M. Ravenhill. W.R.A.F.), mounted as worn, light contact marks, very fine (3)Sylvia Maud Ravenhill was born on 27 December 1915 at Tenby, the daughter of Ethel and Ernest Victor Ravenhill of 3 St. Mary's Street, Tenby, Wales. On 8 August 1915, a little over four months prior to her birth, her father received multiple shrapnel wounds at Gallipoli. He was discharged due to his injuries a week later and was 'm...

Three: Chief Technician A. Main, Royal Air ForceWar Medal 1939-45; General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, South Arabia (1823318 Ch. Tech. A. Main. R.A.F.); Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (W1823318 Ch. Tech. A. Main. R.A.F.), mounted as worn, good very fine (3) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Sergeant K. Kadewere, King's African RiflesWar Medal 1939-45; King's African Rifles L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (DT.9487 Sjt. Kagande Kadewere. K.A.R.), good very fine (2)Kagande Kadewere, a native of Kataya, Kumtumanji, dedicated 16 and a half years to the King's African Rifles. Serving initially from February 1926-March 1939, he returned from September 1942-February 1946 and was awarded the L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1948. He served with 'A' Company, 1st and 2nd Battalions during his first period of service, before joining the Zanzibar Police. His Service Record notes numerous, if not serious, indi...

(x) Four: Captain R. A. Ostiguy, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, late Royal Winnipeg RiflesCanadian Voluntary Service Medal, with 'Overseas' clasp; 1939-45 War Medal, Canadian issue, silver; Korea 1950-53, Canadian issue, silver (ZM 3676 R.A. Ostiguy); U.N. Korea 1950-54 (ZM 3676 R. A. Ostiguy), mounted court-style as worn, with U.S. Presidential Unit Citation Breast Badge, extremely fine (4)Robert Armstrong Ostiguy was born in 1926 at Montreal. He attested for the Royal Canadian Artillery on 29 September 1943, serving in North-West Europe as a Lieutenant with the 12th Heavy Anti-...

(x) Five: Private J. V. Hanson, 1st Canadian Communications Z Postal Unit, who earned a scarce 'Mention' for the Korean WarCanadian Voluntary Service Medal, with 'Overseas' clasp; War Medal 1939-45, Canadian issue, silver; Korea 1950-53, Canadian issue, silver (SA 800036 J. V. Hanson); U.N. Korea 1950-54 (SA 800036 Pte. J. V. Hanson); United Nations Emergency Force Medal, unnamed as issued, good very fine and scarce (5)James Vincent Hanson served as a Private with the 1st Canadian Communications Z Postal Unit during the Korean War, and was mentioned in despatches for 'gallant and distinguished...

Pair: H. J. De Bruyn, South African ForcesAfrica Service Medal (83521 H. J. De Bruyn); South African Medal for War Service, unnamed as issued, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Seven: Lieutenant-Colonel D. C. H. Francis, Royal Canadian EngineersCanadian Voluntary Service Medal; War Medal 1939-45, Canadian issue, silver; Korea 1950-53, Canadian issue, silver (ZL3193 D.C.H. Francis); Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea, unnamed as issued, gilded and silvered; U.N. Korea 1950-54 (ZL 3193 D. C. H. Francis); Confederation of Canada Centenary Medal 1967, unnamed as issued; Canadian Forces Decoration, E.II.R, with two additional award Bars (Maj D. C. H. Francis), mounted court-style as worn, cleaned, good very fine (7)Dudley Cyril Harry Francis was born at Whitew...

Pair: Leading Aircraftman A. R. Price, Royal Air ForceGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (4037815 A.C.1. A. R. Price. R.A.F.); Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (4037815 L.A.C. A. R. Price. R.A.F.), minor contact marks, otherwise good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Rifleman P. Limbu, 7th Gurkha RiflesGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (21140639 Rfn. Padambahadur Limbu. 2/7 G.R.); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Borneo (21140639 Rfn. Padambahadur Limbu. 2/7 GR.), mounted as worn, light scratches, 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.

Pair: Private E. Bridges, Royal Army Ordnance CorpsGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (22590634 Pte. E. Bridges. R.A.O.C.); Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22590634 Pte. E. Bridges. R.A.O.C.), minor official correction to number of first, very fine and better (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Electrical Mechanician 1st Class F. A. Mackay, Royal NavyNaval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (C/SMX. 886257 F. A. Mackay E.M.1. R.N.); Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (C/SMX. 886257 F. A. Mackay E.M.1. R.N.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, unnamed as issued, good very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Corporal D. M. Baddon, Royal Army Medical CorpsKorea 1950-53 (22561078 Cpl. D. M. Baddon. R.A.M.C.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, unnamed as issued; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (22561078 Cpl. D. M. Baddon. R.A.M.C.), nearly extremely fine (3)Donald Morrison Baddon was born at Inverness in 1932, gaining civilian employment as an apprentice Fitter. He enlisted into the Royal Army Medical Corps at Inverness on 24 May 1951, serving in Korea as a Hygiene Assistant from 28 January 1953. Stationed in Malaya from 17 January 1954-12 November 1955, his medals were later sent to 40 Telford...

Three: Corporal A. S. Philpott, Royal Air ForceKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (4022894 L.A.C. A. Philpott. R.A.F.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, unnamed as issued; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (C4022894 Cpl A S Philpott RAF), mounted as worn, good very fine (3)Arthur S. Philpott served as a Technician with 1903 Independent Air Observation Post Flight in Korea. Equipped with Auster aircraft, its Army pilots were employed as spotters, flying unarmed for the Artillery. An independent unit, unattached to a particular Squadron, 1903 Flight was formed in Korea in October 1951 and served until the ceasefire...

(x) Pair: Private J. A. Adams, Canadian Army Special Force, late Royal Canadian Army Medical CorpsKorea 1950-53, Canadian issue, silver (SA 5457 J. A. A. Adams), note extra initial; U.N. Korea 1950-54 (SA 5457 J. A. Adams), nearly extremely fine (2)James Anthony Adams was born on 11 September 1930 at London, Ontario. After civilian employment as a Medical Assistant, he enlisted into the R.C.A.M.C. on 30 July 1947. He was assigned to Special Force on 14 August 1950, for 18 months' service, later serving as a stretcher-bearer with 25th Canadian Field Ambulance during the Korean War. Adams also s...

(x) Pair: Lance-Corporal F. N. Downey, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, late Royal Canadian Armoured CorpsKorea 1950-53, Canadian issue, silver (SF 1934 F. N. Downey); U.N. Korea 1950-54 (SF 1934 F. N. Downey), good very fine (2)Frederick Neil Wyman Downey was born at Halifax on 18 February 1928. He enlisted as a Trooper in the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps on 17 September 1951, transferring to the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps on 22 November. He served in Korea with No. 23 Transport Company from 10 April 1952-27 March 1953, before returning to Canada on 9 April 1953, being later dischar...

(x) Pair: W. D. McTavish, Canadian ArmyKorea 1950-53, Canadian issue, silver (SC-6829 W. D. McTavish); U.N. Korea 1950-54 (SC-6829 W. D. McTavish), 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.

Pair: H. V. Du PlessisKorea 1950-53, Canadian issue (SD 801580 H. V. Du Plessis); U.N. Korea 1950-54 (SD 801580 H. V. Duplessis), very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Petty Officer Air Fitter J. H. Denton, Royal NavyNaval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Near East (L/FX. 821274 J. H. Denton. P.O.A.F. R.N.); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Malay Peninsula (FX. 821274 J. H. Denton. P.O.A.F. R.N.), light contact marks, otherwise good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Flying Officer J. M. Turner, Women's Royal Auxiliary Air ForceCoronation 1953; Air Efficiency Medal, E.II.R. (Fg. Off. J. M. Turner. W.R. Aux. A.F.), good very fine (2)Jean Muriel Turner attested for the Women's Royal Auxiliary Air Force in 1948 and is recorded in the rank of Sergeant upon the 1953 Coronation roll. Commissioned Pilot Officer within the Fighter Control Branch at Cliftonville on 7 April 1954, she was awarded the Air Efficiency Medal on 26 August 1958, it being posted to her home address at 187 Canterbury Road, Westbrook, Margate, Kent; sold with original envelope of tr...

Pair: W. R. Sanders, Australian ForcesVietnam 1964-73 (3792968 W. R. Sanders); South Vietnam Medal 1964, 1 clasp, 1960- (3792968 W. R. Sanders), good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Major N. P. Kay, Royal Electrical and Mechanical EngineersGeneral Service Medal 1962-2007, 3 clasps, Radfan, South Arabia, Northern Ireland (14469995 W.O.Cl.2. N. P. Kay. REME.); Regular Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R (14469995 W.O.Cl.2. N. P. Kay. REME.), filed rivets to third clasp, good very fine (2)N. P. Kay was born on 18 August 1931 and promoted Warrant Officer 1st Class on 27 March 1968. He was subsequently commissioned Lieutenant 4 March 1970, Captain 4 March 1972 and Major 28 February 1979, retiring on 1 September 1979.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Bu...

Three: Flight Sergeant D. A. Pullan, Royal Air ForceGeneral Service 1962-2007, 2 clasps, Dhofar, Northern Ireland (T8102560 SAC D A Pullan RAF); Jubilee 1977; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (FS D A Pullan (T8102560) RAF), mounted court-style, the second clasp to first loose upon riband, edge nick to second, otherwise extremely fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Senior Aircraftman J. D. Ingram-Luck, Royal Air ForceRhodesia 1980 (SAC J D Ingram-Luck P8122811 RAF); Zimbabwe Independence Medal 1980, officially numbered '13919', extremely fine and scarce (2)John David Ingram-Luck was born in 1958 at Brighton, Sussex.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The campaign pair awarded to Guardsman D. J. Denholm, 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards who was killed in action during the epic night action on Mount Tumbledown 13-14 June 1982General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24469565 Gdsm D Denholm SG); South Atlantic 1982, with rosette (24469565 Gdsm D J Denholm SG), the first with some contact wear and a little polished, otherwise good very fine (2)Derek James Denholm was born on 10 May 1958 at Glasgow and enlisted into the Scots Guards in January 1978. Having served two tours in Northern Ireland, from 27 August - 26 December 1978 and 10 Mar...

Pair: Corporal N. S. Kendall, Royal Air ForceGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (A/Cpl N S Kendall (B8416546) RAF); Accumulated Campaign Service Medal 1994, E.II.R. (SAC N S Kendall (B8416546) RAF), mounted court-style, extremely fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Staff Sergeant M. A. Cameron, Adjutant General's CorpsGulf 1990-91, no clasp (WO478854 Cpl M A Cameron WRAC); Regular Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (WO478854 S Sgt M A Cameron AGC (SPS)), nearly extremely fine (2)The Adjutant General's Corps is responsible for many of the general administrative services in the British Army. The SPS is the largest branch, providing specialist human resources, finance, accounting and ICT support to Army personnel during peacetime and on operational service.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Fusilier P. P. Vallance, Royal Highland FusiliersGulf 1990-91, 1 clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991 (24867986 Fus P P Vallance RHF); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24867986 Fus P P Vallance RHF), 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: Corporal M. G. Wareham, Royal Air ForceGulf 1990-91, 1 clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991 (Cpl M G Wareham (R8173759) RAF); General Service 1962-2007, 2 clasps, Northern Ireland, Air Operations Iraq (Cpl M G Wareham (R8173759) RAF); Jubilee 2002, mounted court-style, the second clasp to GSM loose upon riband, good very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Corporal G. G. Fuller, Royal Air ForceGulf 1990-91, 1 clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991 (Cpl G G Fuller (D8222780) RAF); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Air Operations Iraq (Cpl G G Fuller (D8222780) RAF); Jubilee 2002; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (Cpl G G Fuller (D8222780) RAF), mounted court-style, nearly extremely fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Corporal P. J. Chamberlain, Royal Air ForceGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, N. Iraq & S. Turkey (Cpl P J Chamberlain (C8190314) RAF); Jubilee 2002; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (Cpl P J Chamberlain (C8190314) RAF), extremely fine (3)P. J. Chamberlain joined the Royal Air Force in March 1980 and likely served as ground crew, firstly with Buccaneer and Tornado aircraft in the U.K. and Germany, later with Jaguar attack aircraft in the U.K., and then onto Chinook helicopters. During 'Operation Haven' from 6 April-17 July 1991, 12 Chinooks were deployed in support of No. 3 Command...

Pair: Lance Corporal D. G. Bain, Royal EngineersGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, N. Iraq & S. Turkey (24762220 L Cpl D G Bain RE); N.A.T.O. Medal 1994, 1 clasp, Former Yugoslavia, mounted court-style, extremely fine (2) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Gunner M. A. Kay, Royal ArtilleryGeneral Service 1962-2007, 2 clasps, N. Iraq & S. Turkey, Northern Ireland (24731222 Gnr M A Kay RA); United Nations Medal, UNFICYP ribbon, unnamed as issued, mounted court-style, good very fine (2)Mark Alan Kay was born around 1962 and lived at Dunoon Close, Preston, Lancashire. He attested for the Royal Artillery at Preston on 5 March 1985 and received the G.O.C.'s commendation for exceptional service in the absence of his superior officer, whilst serving in Belize from March 1990-November 1993. As a Commando-trained soldier, Kay served throughout t...

A rare campaign group of three awarded to Staff Sergeant C. A. Edwards, Queen's Dragoon Guards, the recipient of a Lebanon clasp to his GSMGeneral Service 1962-2007, 2 clasps, Northern Ireland, Lebanon (24553141 Tpr C A Edwards QDG); Gulf 1990-91, 1 clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991 (24553141 Cpl C A Edwards QDG); Golden Jubilee 2002, with Royal Mint box of issue containing authenticity certificate, mounted court-style as worn, with related GSM and Gulf miniature awards, good very fine (5)One of 129 'Lebanon' clasps awarded to The Queen's Dragoon Guards.C. A. Edwards was born on 18 December 1962. H...

Austria, Empire, Field Pilot's Badge 1913 by Zimbler, Vienna, Franz Joseph, 63mm x 64mm, bronze and enamel, good very fine and rare in fitted case of issue together with Pilot's tie stick-pinSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A very rare Great War period Bulgarian Pilot's BadgeBulgaria, Kingdom, Great War period Pilot's Badge, 77mm x 46mm, silver and silver-gilt, of fine German manufacture, good very fine, in base of original case of issue, lid lackingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bulgaria, Kingdom, Great War period Air Force Observer's Badge, 80mm x 45mm, gilt, polished, nearly very fine, nonetheless rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bulgaria, Kingdom, Great War period Air Force Observer's Badge, 80mm x 45mm, silver, retaining pin marked '935', nearly extremely fine and very rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bulgaria, Kingdom, Second War period Pilot's Badge, 38mm, silvered, gilt and enamel, the reverse fittings adapted with retaining pin and clip, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bulgaria, Kingdom, Second War period Pilot's Badge, Type II, by Milosheva, Sofia, 38mm, silvered, gilt and enamel, maker's name to backplate with screw-back fittings, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Bavaria, Pilot's Badge, by Carl Poellath, Schrobenhausen, 75mm x 46mm, silver, maker's mark and stamped 'SILBER' to reverse, repair to retaining pin, otherwise good very fine, in original case of issue, additionally the stick-pin with miniature BadgeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Prussia, Pilot's Badge, by C. E. Juncker, Berlin, 73mm x 46mm, silver, maker's mark and '800' to reverse, good very fine, in original case of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Prussia, Great War period Observer's Badge, 73mm x 46mm, silvered and enamel, good very fine, in fitted case of issue with old paper label affixed to lid stating 'Beobachter-Abzeichen (Flieger) (12.4.1916)'Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Great War period Naval Observer's Badge, 73mm x 47mm, gilt, nearly extremely fine and rare, mounted upon an old cloth-covered wooden frameAlthough unmarked, this exhibits characteristics of those Badges made by Schaper.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain, Royal Flying Corps, a superb pair of 'Wings', 96mm, gold, silver-gilt and enamel, nearly extremely fine and of the finest qualitySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain, Royal Flying Corps, Cap Badge, 37mm, gilt, one prong missing, otherwise good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Royal Air Force, Officer's Eagle, 68mm, gold, unmarked, reverse stamped 'FIX', good very fine and of superior qualitySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Japan, Empire, Second War period Officer's Pilot Badge, 55mm x 40mm, silver, silvered and with silver-gilt star, unmarked, reverse with original clip to reverse, good very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Japan, Empire, Second War period Officer's Pilot Badge, 50mm x 35mm, silvered with gilt star, nearly very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Pilot's Badge and Polish Air Force Certificate of Sergeant Pilot A. Niewiara, Polish Air Force & Royal Air Force, a Spitfire pilot killed in action over France in September 1941, who had previous experience - and a brace of victories to boot - while flying with the famous 114th Fighter Escadrille, Polish Air Force in 1939Polish Pilot's Badge, by J. Knedler, Warsaw, with its screw-back plate, chain and retaining pin; Polish Air Force Certificate, No. 2778, in the name of 'Andrej Niewiara' and with his portrait photograph (wearing the Badge), finger prints and signature, chain lacking one lo...

The archive of personal effects of Pilot P. B. Marciniszyn, Polish Air Force & Royal Air Force, a gallant Polish pilot of No. 300 Squadron who was lost on Operations over Hamburg on 4 February 1943Poland, Pilot's Badge, by J. Knedler, Warsaw, the reverse privately inscribed 'for May. Blackpool III/IX 40', with its screw-back plate and original retaining chain and pin; Royal Air Force Identity Tag, impressed ' 782886 Marciniszyn RC RAF'; United States of America, Pilot's 'wings', by Firmin, London; a postcard of Marciniszyn by J. Capstack, The Promenade, Blackpool', and additionally inscribed i...

Poland, Republic, a Pilot's Badge pin, 50mm overall, silver, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Polish Air Force Officer's Cap Badge, 53mm, a rare original example in cloth and gilt bullion thread, traces of thread to reverse having been removed from a uniform, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A pair of Navigator's BadgesPoland, Air Force Navigator's Badges, silver wreath with gilt winged wheel, reverse officially numbered '1090' and maker's stamp 'B', with two loops for wearing; silver wreath topped with gilt wheel, with a pair of wings, reverse officially numbered '48' and maker's stamp 'B', traces of removal of loops, replaced with screw and back-plate, the plate by W. Contarczyk, Warsaw, very fine, rare (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Poland, Air Force Badge, by J. Michrowski, Warsaw, 38mm, silver and enamel, officially numbered '2109', screw-back plate with maker's name, good very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A very rare Polish Air Force Balloon Observer's BadgePolish Air Force Balloon Observer's Badge, by J. Knedler, Warsaw, 52mm x 54mm, silver, silver-gilt, silvered and gilt, maker's screw-plate and stamped 'Metal', applied eagle a little loose otherwise good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Romania, Kingdom, Pilot Academy Badge, by Weiss, Bucharest, 65mm x 36mm, silvered and enamel, the reverse gilt, good very fine, in fitted case of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Romania, Kingdom, Pilot's Badge (1914-27), 58mm x 46mm, silvered, good very fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Romania, Kingdom, Great War period Air Force Observer's Badge, 38mm, silvered, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Romania, Kingdom, Second War period Pilot's Badge, 43mm, silver, silvered and enamel, slight damage to reverse catch, otherwise very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Romania, Kingdom, Second War period Air Force Observer's Badge, 40mm, silvered, bronzed and enamel, good very fine, in fitted case of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Yugoslavia, Kingdom, Second War period Pilot's Badge, by Karnet-Kisely, Prague, 65mm, silver-gilt and silver, reverse officially numbered '309', one screw back lacking, otherwise good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Yugoslavia, Kingdom, Second War period Observer's Badge, 70mm, bronze-gilt and bronze, reverse officially numbered '54', good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Austria, Kriegsfürsorgeamt (State Official) Fundraising Cross, 22mm, gilt, silver-gilt and enamel, adapted with ring and loop for wear, very fine and unusualAfter the declaration of the Great War, the Kriegsfürsorgeamt, an Austrian organization in the Military Assistance Office used items such as these to raise funds for the war effort. 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) Belgium, Kingdom, Order of Leopold, 15mm, gold and enamel, enhanced with 13 chip diamonds, 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) Belgium, Kingdom, Order of Leopold, Civil Division, 17mm, gold and enamel, of very fine quality, 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) Belgium, Kingdom, Order of Leopold II, 17mm, gold, silver and enamel, enhanced with 4 chip diamonds, rosette with gold and silver flashes upon riband, 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) Belgium, Kingdom, Order of Leopold II, 19mm, silver-gilt, silver and 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.

(x) Belgium, Kingdom, Order of the Crown, 23mm, silver-gilt, gold and enamel, rosette upon riband, 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) Belgium, Kingdom, Order of the Crown, 20mm, silver-gilt and enamel, rosette with silver flashes upon riband, 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 superb continentally-mounted group of ten miniature dress medalsBelgium, Kingdom, Order of Leopold, Military Division, 27mm including crown and crossed sword suspension x 15mm, gold and enamel and enhanced with 13 diamonds; Order of the Crown, 24mm including wreath suspension x 15mm, gold and enamel and enhanced with 6 diamonds; Croix de Guerre, gold; Medal of Belgian Recognition, gold; War Medal, gold; Victory Medal, gold; Decoration for Industry and Agriculture, gold and enamel; France, Legion of Honour, silver and enamel; Croix de Guerre, dated '1939-1940', gold; 1939-45 Star, gold an...

(x) Belgium, Kingdom, Civil Decoration, 16mm, gold, silver-gilt and enamel, 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) China, Republic, Order of the Clouds and Banner, 17mm, silver, gilt and enamel, with fittings for wear as issued, centre a little loose, very fine, scarceSubject 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) Czechoslovakia, Order of the White Lion, Civil Division, 15mm, silver and enamel, hallmark to ring, 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) Egypt, Kingdom, Order of the Nile, 22mm, silver-gilt and enamel, nearly extremely fine, with rosette upon 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) France, Legion of Honour, 30mm including crown suspension x 18mm, silver, gold centres and enamel, some enamel chipping, nearly 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) France, Decoration of the Order of the Fleur de Lys, 22mm, silver, silver-gilt crown and enamel, enamel chipping, 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) France, Republic, Legion of Honour, 23mm, silver-gilt, gold and enamel, light enamel chipping, 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) France, St Helena Medal, 12mm, gilt and black enamel around the portrait, very fine, mounted upon an old bow and tails riband perhaps upon the death of NapoleonSubject 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) Germany, Bayern, Prince Luitpold 1876, 14mm, gilt, 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) Germany, Bayern, Distinguished Service Cross, 20mm, 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) Germany, Bayern, Distinguished Service Medal, 2nd Class for 12 Years, 16mm, gilt, 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) Germany, Bayern, War Cross 1866, 15mm, bronze, 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) Germany, Bayern, Distinguished Service Cross for 15 Years, 16mm, bronze, 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) Germany, Prussia, 12 Year Service Medal, 12mm, gilt, 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) Germany, Prussia, 15 Year Long Service Cross, 16mm, gilt, 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) Germany, Prussia, Merit Cross, 17mm, iron, 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) Germany, South-West Africa Medal, 17mm, bronze, extremely fine, mounted upon triangular 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) Germany, China 1900 Medal, bronze, 17mm, nearly extremely fine, mounted upon triangular 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) Germany, China 1900 Medal, non-combatants issue, 17mm, nearly extremely fine, mounted upon triangular 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) Greece, Kingdom, Order of George I, 20mm, gilt and 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 mounted group of miniature dress medals awarded to Lina Tsaldari, Greece's first female Minister (1956-58), who became Greece's Permanent Representative to the United NationsGreece, Kingdom, Royal Order of Welfare; Royal Order of George I; Medal of Outstanding Acts, 1940; Greco-Turkish War Medal, 1912-13, Army issue; Greco-Bulgarian War Medal, 1912-13; 1940-41 Campaign Medal; 1912-13 Balkan Wars Red Cross Medal, 1st type; 1913-13 Balkan Wars Red Cross Medal, 2nd type; 1924 Hellenic Red Cross Medal; Hellenic Red Cross Decoration 1946-49, with silver star upon riband; Hellenic Red Cross Deco...

(x) Italy, Kingdom, Order of the Crown, 16mm, silver-gilt, gold and enamel, 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) Italy, Republic, Order of Merit, 18mm, silver-gilt and enamel, rosette upon riband, 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) Netherlands, Kingdom, Antwerp Citadel Defence 1832, 16mm, bronze, 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) Netherlands, Kingdom, Order of Orange-Nassau, Civil Division, 17mm, silver-gilt, gold and enamel, rosette upon riband, 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) Netherlands, Kingdom, Military Order of William, 16mm, silver, enamel and gold centres, with large original loop, good very fine original manufactureSubject 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) Peru, Republic, Order of Aeronautical Merit, 17mm, silver (marked 925) and enamel, good very fine, mounted as issued with pin 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) A continentally-mounted pair of Romanian miniature dress medalsRomania, Kingdom, Danube Cross 1877; Independence Medal 1877-78, gilt, mounted continental-style for wear upon linked chain, with pin and loop for wear at ends, 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) A continentally-mounted pair of Romanian miniature dress medalsRomania, Kingdom, Danube Cross 1877; Independence Medal 1877-78, bronze, mounted continental-style for wear upon linked chain, with pin and loop for wear at ends, 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) Russia, Empire, Order of St. Anne, 14mm, gold and enamel, good very fine with well detailed centres 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) Russia, Empire, Cross of the Order of St George, 14mm, silver, 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) Russia, Empire, Order of Queen Tamara, 18mm, silver and enamel, good very fine and scarceSubject 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) Serbia, Kingdom, Order of St. Sava, 17mm, silver-gilt, gold centre and enamel, reverse centre lacking, 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) Serbia, Kingdom, Order of the White Eagle, Military Division, 36mm x 18mm, silver-gilt and enamel, good very fine and a good exampleSubject 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) Spain, Kingdom, Order of Isabella the Catholic, 23mm, gold and enamel with large fluted ring, enamel chipping, very fine, nonetheless a fine Badge c.1860Subject 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) Spain, Kingdom, Military Merit Cross, 24mm, gold and enamel, 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) Sweden, Kingdom, Order of the Sword, Military Division, 18mm, gold and enamel, superior quality, 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) Sweden, Kingdom, Order of the North Star, 17mm, silver-gilt, gilt and 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.

(x) Tunisia, Kingdom, Order of Nichan Iftikhar (2), 14mm and 13mm, silver and enamel, 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) Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Order of the Osmanieh, 18mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, 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) Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Order of the Medjidie, 18mm, silver, gold and enamel, 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) Vatican, Holy See, Order of St. Gregory, a superb gold Badge, 18mm, gold and enamel, in exquisite detail, 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) Vatican, Holy See, Order of St. Sylvester, 17mm, gold and enamel, some enamel loss, 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) Albania, Kingdom, Order of Black Eagle, breast Badge, 41mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, 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) Albania, Italian Occupation, Order of Scanderbeg, Officer's Badge by Cravanzola, Rome, 82mm x 46mm, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse, retaining pin stamped with maker's initials and '800', 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) Austria, Empire, Order of the Iron Crown, by C. F. Rothe, Vienna, breast Badge, 60mm including crown suspension x 30mm, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's name to loop and silver mark to reverse of crown tassel, good very fine, mounted as worn upon original riband with crown emblemSubject 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) Austria, Empire, Order of Franz Joseph, Civil Division, Commander´s pin-back Badge, by Vinc Mayer's Söhne, Vienna, 75mm including crown suspension x 40mm, silver-gilt and enamel, with additional green enamel bands from crown, maker´s cartouche on reverse, silver marks to retaining pin and 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.

(x) Austria, Empire, Order of Franz Joseph, breast Badge, 54mm including crown suspension x 32mm, gilt and enamel, very fine, with brass stripe across triangular 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) Austria, Empire, Order of Elisabeth, 2nd Class Badge, 43mm, silver and enamel, areas of repair, 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) Austria, Empire, Military Merit Cross, with War Decoration and Crossed Swords upon riband, silver, silver-gilt and 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.

(x) Austria, Empire, Red Cross Decoration, breast Badge, silver and enamel, very fine, mounted as wornSubject 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) Austria, Empire, Red Cross Decoration, breast Badge with War Decoration Wreath, silver and enamel, very fine, mounted as wornSubject 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) Belgium, Kingdom, Order of the Crown, Commander's neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel, good very fine, with full length of 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) A pair of awards bestowed upon His Excellency Sir J. Le Rougetel, K.C.M.G., M.C. and Bar, a notable and distinguished British diplomat who held appointments in Tokyo, Pekin, Moscow and Tehran before becoming British Ambassador to BelgiumCambridge University Sports Prize Bronze Medal, by Peters, Cambridge, the obverse bearing the university arms with legend 'UNIVERSITAS CANTABRIGIENSIS', the reverse featuring the motto 'Creber Utraque Manu' at centre surrounded by a laurel wreath, 51mm, bronze, the rim engraved 'J. H. Le Rougetel. Nov. 27. 1919.', extremely fine, in Munsey & Co., Cambridge...

Bulgaria, Kingdom, Order of St. Alexander, a very early sash Badge, 55mm, gold (56 zolotniki) and enamel, hallmark for St. Petersburg before 1900, maker's initials present, lacking suspension, nonetheless good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bulgaria, Kingdom, Order of St. Alexander, Military Division, Commander's neck Badge, 90mm including crown suspension x 50mm, silver-gilt, gilt and enamel, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Czechoslovakia, Republic, Order of the White Lion, Civil Division, Commander's neck Badge, 82mm including wreath suspension x 60mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, red enamel chipping to suspension loop and obverse centre beneath lion, 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.

France, July Monarchy, Legion of Honour, Chevalier's breast Badge, 55mm x 37mm, silver, gold centre and enamel, poincon mark to obverse riband tassel below wreath, maker's mark to reverse riband tassel below wreath, miniscule loss of white enamel at edges, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France, July Monarchy, July Cross 1830, 48mm including tower suspension x 38mm, gold and enamel, poincon mark to reverse ribbon tassel below wreath, maker's mark to obverse ribbon tassel below wreath, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France, Legion of Honour, dated '1939-1940' on the reverse (2), one with Star upon riband, the other with Palme and three Stars upon riband, 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) France, Medaille Militaire (2), silver-gilt, gilt, silver and enamel, 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.

Germany, Bavaria, Military Sanitation Order, by Gebrüder Hemmerle, Munich, 48mm x 44mm, gold and enamel, marked between the arms 'G.H. 950', nearly extremely fine, scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Germany, Lippe-Detmold, Honour Cross, 46mm, gold, 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.

(x) Germany, Prussia, Order of the Red Eagle, breast Badge, silver and enamel, centre a little chipped, 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) Germany, Prussia, Hohenzollern House Order, Military Division, 57mm including crown suspension x 38mm, silver-gilt and enamel, the bottom arm engraved 'S&W 937' with additional silver engraving, the right arm edge engraved 'M', good very fine and rareSubject 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) Germany, Prussia, Order of the Crown, breast Badge, 43mm, gold and enamel, some areas of blue enamel overpainting and the centre sometime re-affixed, nearly 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) Germany, Kingdom, Order of Albert, Commander's neck Badge, by G. A. Scharffenberg, 88mm including crown suspension x 54mm, silver-gilt and enamel, marked 'S' to base, good very fine, with good length of 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) Germany, Schaumberg-Lippe, Noble's War Cross 1914, 36mm, gilt, 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) Germany, Wurttemberg, Friedrich Order, Knight's Cross, 36mm, gold, unmarked, 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) Greece, Kingdom, Order of the Redeemer, Knight's breast Badge, 57mm including crown suspension x 35mm, nearly extremely fine, in G. Pomonis, Athens fitted 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.

Greece, Kingdom, Royal Order of George I, Civil Division, Grand Officer's Cross, 81mm including hinged crown suspension x 47mm, silver and enamel, very fine, with length of neck ribandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Greece, Kingdom, Order of the Phoenix, Type II, King Paul model, Civil Division, Grand Officer's set of Insignia, comprising neck Badge, 84mm including crown suspension x 58mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, 80mm, silver-gilt, 'EME' mark upon retaining pin, good very fine, with length of watered silk neck riband (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Greece, Kingdom, Order of the Phoenix, Type II, King George model, Civil Division, Grand Officer's neck Badge, 84mm including crown suspension x 58mm, silver-gilt and enamel, good very fine, with length of neck ribandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The impressive 'Red Cross' group of twelve awarded to Lina Tsaldari, a celebrated political campaigner decorated for a lifetime of public service; having been in the Greek Red Cross during the 1912-13 Balkan Wars and the Second World War, she became the first woman to serve in a Greek government, becoming Minister for Social Welfare in 1956. She later served Greece on the world stage, as Permanent Representative to the United NationsGreece, Kingdom, Royal Order of George I, Civil Division, Knight's breast Badge; Medal of Outstanding Acts, reverse dated 1940, with 2 crowns upon riband; Greco-Tu...

Greece, an interesting Greek Orthodox breast Badge, 62mm including crown suspension x 35mm, silver-gilt and enamel, good very fine, in velvet-lined box of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Order of the Orthodox Crusaders, Grand Officer's set of Insignia, comprising neck Badge, 110mm including crown suspension x 45mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, 95mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse and hallmarks upon retaining pin, nearly extremely fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hungary, Republic, Order of Merit, with Star device upon riband, reverse dated '1946', 38mm, silver-gilt and enamel, 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) Hungary, Republic, Order of Merit, with Cross device upon riband, reverse dated '1946', 38mm, silver-gilt and enamel, 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) Hungary, Republic, Order of Kossuth, with Star device upon riband, reverse dated '1948', 40mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, good very fine, mounted as wornSubject 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.

Iraq, Monarchy in Exile, Order of the Hashemite Crown, Grand Cross set of Insignia, by Royal Insignia, Singapore, comprising sash Badge, 102mm x 82mm, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse; breast Star, 92mm, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse, hairline cracks to white and pink enamel, very fine, scarce, housed in velvet-lined, fitted leather case of issueKing Faisal II of Iraq was deposed and executed in a bloody coup on 14 July 1958, ending 37 years of Hashemite rule. Sharif Ali Bin al-Hussein, his first cousin and the legitimate heir, vowed to restore the mo...

Italy, Milan, Fraternal Order, Knight Commander's set of Insignia, by Alberti & Co., Milan, comprising neck Badge, 90mm including crown suspension x 47mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, 75mm, silver and enamel, maker's cartouche at reverse centre and hallmarks to reverse, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Order of the Crown of Italy, Commander's neck Badge, 50mm, gold and enamel, unmarked, with full neck riband for wear, miniscule hairline crack to white enamel, nearly extremely fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Japan, Empire, Order of the Sacred Treasure, 3rd Class neck Badge, 55mm, silver-gilt and enamel, Japanese characters to reverse, extremely fine, with full neck riband for wearSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Luxembourg, Grand Duchy, Order of Civil and Military Merit of Adolph of Nassau, Honour Cross for Ladies of the Court, 56mm including crown suspension x 38mm, silver-gilt and enamel, nearly extremely fine and rare, mounted on bow riband as issued, in fitted case of issue and with rosette pin with gold and silver flashesThe Honour Cross for Ladies was established in April 1914 by Grand Duchess Marie-Adelheid for women in the Grand Ducal Court. This Class of the Order corresponds with the Grand Officer Class, as per the rosette.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer...

Montenegro, Kingdom, Order of Prince Danilo I, Commander's neck Badge, 74mm x 51mm, silver-gilt and enamel, minor chips to edges of white enamel, very fine, housed in velvet-lined box of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Montenegro, Kingdom, Order of Danilo, Officer's breast Badge, 58mm including crown suspension x 38mm, silver-gilt and enamel, 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) Montenegro, Kingdom, Order of Danilo, Knight's Cross, 38mm, silver and enamel, 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) Norway, Kingdom, Order of St. Olav, Civil Division, Knight Grand Cross set of Insignia, by Tostrup, Oslo, comprising sash Badge, 88mm including crown suspension x 63mm, gold and enamel, maker's name and gold mark '750' to ring; breast Star, 80mm, gold, silver and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse, nearly extremely fine, with full sash riband for wear and in a fitted 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) Poland, Republic, Order of Poland Restored, Type Ia. (Eagle without feathers), reverse dated '1918', Grand Cross sash Badge, 68mm, silver-gilt, gilt and enamel, very fine, with full watered silk sashSubject 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) Portugal, Kingdom, Order of St. Avis, Grand Officer's breast Star, 86mm including Sacred Heart x 77mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, repair to one ray, 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) Portugal, Republic, Order of St. James of the Sword, Grand Cross Collar Chain set of Insignia, by da Costa, Lisbon, comprising Collar Chain, 23 alternating medallions, 12 of sword and mottos, 12 wreaths and the central reverse medallion with a maker's cartouche and loop for wear, 700mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Badge, 100mm including wreath suspension x 50mm, silver-gilt and enamel, some minor enamel loss, otherwise 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) Portugal, Kingdom, Order of Villa Vicosa, Grand Cross breast Star, by Souza, 84mm including crown, gold, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse and twin retaining pin and loops, 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.

A rare and interesting Rhodesian Legion of Merit group of six awarded to Major T. A. Wright, 15th Punjab Regiment, late Black Watch, who served in North Africa before being appointed the last General Manager of Rhodesia RailwaysRhodesia, Independent State (1965-79), Order of the Legion of Merit (O.L.M.), Civil Division, Officer's breast Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Officer's breast Badge, silver and enamel; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., 1st issue, Southern Rhodesia (CR 1977. T/Major Trev...

Romania, Kingdom, Order of the Star of Romania, Type I, Military Division, Commander's neck Badge, 102mm x 65mm, silver-gilt and enamel, extremely fine, with full neck riband for wearSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Romania, Kingdom, Order of the Crown, Type I (1B), Commander's neck Badge, 63mm, silver-gilt and enamel, some chipping to white enamel, nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Romania, Kingdom, Order of the Crown, Commander's breast Star, 75mm, by Joseph Resch, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse and retaining pin, 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.

Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Anne, First Class Star, Civil Division, 89mm, silver and enamel, the reverse silver-gilt denoting First Class, traces of assay and maker's marks to reverse and pin, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Anne, Second Class breast Badge, with Swords, 44mm, gold (56 zolotniki) and enamel, marks to reverse, 1908-17 kokoshnik marks to sword hilts, good very fine, with full 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.

A very rare Russian Order of St. Anne Medal for ForeignersRussia, Empire, Order of St. Anne, Medal of Distinction for Foreigners, 1911 pattern, gold (56 zolotniki) and enamel, with mark for St. Petersburg (1908-17) and maker's mark to loop, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Stanislaus, Second Class neck Badge, 49mm, by Keibel, St Petersburg, gold (56 zolotniki) and enamel, maker's name and court stamp on reverse, repair to one eagle and green enamel chipping to wreath, very fine, with length of 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.

A Russian Royal Service Jetton of Alexander IIIRussia, Empire, Jetton for service in the suite of Alexander III, 42mm, bronze, with backplate and screw, good very fineInstituted 27 December 1894.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A Russian Royal Service Jetton of Nicholas IIRussia, Empire, Jetton for service in the suite of Tsar Nicholas II, 42mm, gilt, with backplate and screw, good very fineThis Jetton was established on 24 January 1909 for those in the personal service of the Tsar. For Major-Generals the monogram and crown were in silver with a gold wreath. For Aides-de-Camp the monogram and crown were in gold with a silver wreath. This example, being that denoting service under both Alexander III and Nicholas II, is entirely in gold.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and C...

A Russian Jetton for the 250th Anniversary of the Imperial Grenadier RegimentRussia, Empire, Jetton for the Thirteenth Erivan Imperial Grenadier Regiment of Czar Michael Fedorovich, 44mm, gilt and enamel, with backplate and screw, some enamel flaking, very fineInstituted 28 June 1909.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Serbia, Kingdom, Order of the White Eagle, Civil Division, Knight Commander's set of Insignia, neck Badge, 84mm including crown suspension x 43mm, silver, silvered, gilt and enamel; Star, 82mm, silver-gilt and enamel, reverse gilt, unmarked, blue overpainting and loss to banner and minor white enamel chipping, Badge a little bent at suspension, nearly very fine, with length of 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) Serbia, Kingdom, Order of St. Sava, Type I, sash Badge, 80mm including crown suspension x 50mm, silver-gilt and enamel, light enamel cracking, crown a little loose upon suspension, 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) Serbia, Kingdom, Order of St. Sava, Type I, Grand Cross breast Star, by Arthus Bertrand, 90mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, maker's initials and import mark to retaining pin, 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.

Serbia, Kingdom, Order of St. Sava, Type II, Commander's neck Badge, 86mm x 52mm, silver-gilt and enamel, good very fine, with full neck riband for wearSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Serbia, Kingdom, Order of St. Sava, Commander's neck Badge, 85mm including crown suspension x 52mm, silver-gilt and enamel, good very fine, with 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) Spain, Kingdom, Order of Charles III, Knights breast Badge, 60mm including wreath suspension x 40mm, gold and enamel, with rosette upon riband, some blue enamel loss, 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.

Spain, Kingdom, Order of Isabella the Catholic, Commander's neck Badge, 95mm including crown suspension x 57mm, gold and enamel, extremely fine, with length of neck ribandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Yugoslavia, Kingdom, Order of the Crown, Grand Commander's set of Insignia, neck Badge, 75mm including wreath suspension x 55mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, 75mm, silver-gilt and enamel, minor enamel cracking to Badge reverse, otherwise very fine, with length of 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) Three: Police Sergeant G. Perry, Metropolitan PoliceJubilee 1897 (P.C. G. Perry. G. Divn.); Coronation 1902 (P.S. G. Perry. K. Div.); Coronation 1911 (P.S. G. Perry.), very fine and better (3)George Henry Perry was born on 16 July 1867 at Wiveliscombe, near Taunton, Somerset. A labourer by trade, he joined the Metropolitan Police on 30 October 1893 having previously served over 8 years with the 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment Army Reserve. Promoted to Sergeant and transferred to K (Stepney) Division on 14 April 1902, he became Acting Station Sergeant and later transferred to No. 1 Divisi...

1902 Coronation Medal, bronze, in Elkington & Co. Ltd case of issue, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Delhi Durbar 1911 (Sub: Chanda 42nd Deoli Regt. Dec: 1911), engraved in upright capitals, very fine[O.B.I.] 2nd Class Government Order 19 July 1918.Chanda entered the service of the 42nd Deoli Regiment in October 1892 and was appointed Subadar in June 1910. He was one of just 16 men of his regiment upon the 1911 Durbar Roll and was subsequently promoted Subadar-Major. Chanda saw further active service in Aden during 1902-04 and added a 'mention' (London Gazette 27 August 1916, refers) to go with his Order of British India; sold with copied research and roll extracts.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer...

Pair: Quartermaster and Flight Lieutenant H. J. Hullcoop, Royal Air ForceCoronation 1937; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (W/O. 2. H. J. Hullcoop. R.A.F.), mounted as worn, good very fine (2)Harry John Hulcoop was born around 1898 at Alton, the son of Henry Hullcoop, a builder, of 27 The Butts, Alton, Hampshire. He worked as a grocer's clerk before joining the Royal Air Force, later being granted a commission in the Medical Branch of the Royal Air Force (London Gazette 11 June 1940, refers).Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buy...

(x) Jubilee 1977, very fine, in Royal Mint card box 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) Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., V.R. (Llen. Roberts. Carps. Mte. HM.S Flora.), edge nicks, nearly 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) Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (305532 W. Fleming. Sto.1 H.M.S. Impregnable.), good very fineWilliam Fleming was born on 19 April 1882 at Belfast. A riveter's assistant by trade, he joined the Royal Navy at Devonport on 23 December 1903 and served aboard a wide variety of ships and shore bases. Despite spending 14 days detention in the cells whilst serving aboard H.M.S. Aboukir in October 1907, he was awarded his L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1924 before transferring to the Royal Fleet Reserve on 4 January 1926.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more in...

(x) Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (228731 G. E. Jeffries. P.O. H.M.S. Thunderer.), lightly polished, good very fineGeorge Edgar Jeffries was born on 28 October 1886 at London. He joined the Royal Navy at Portsmouth on 28 October 1904 and served as a Leading Seaman aboard the cruiser H.M.S. Fearless during the Battle of Jutland. Fearless engaged a Zeppelin without effect on the morning of 1 June 1916, before successfully escorting H.M.S. Marlborough to the safety of the Humber estuary. Promoted Petty Officer on 1 November 1917 aboard the destroyer Minos, Jeffries was pensioned in June 1922.Sub...

Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 2nd issue (2-165. Mohamed Adan. 2nd Tindal. H.M.S. Loch Glendhu.), replacement suspension, good fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (3097. Sergt. Farr: J. Forward. 2/Dgn. Gds.), nearly extremely fineJohn Forward was born at Heathfield, near Taunton, in 1852. Forward attested for the 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) at Westminster Police Court on 3 November 1870. The regiment was stationed at the Cavalry Barracks in Colchester during 1871. Forward received Good Conduct Pay on 3 November 1872. He was appointed Shoeing Smith on 9 March 1877, and Farrier on 8 June 1881. By July 1882 he was a Farrier Sergeant. He transferred to the 4th Dragoon Guards on 13 November 1885, receiving h...

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (2118. Pte. C. Stuart. 2/D'Gns.), edge bruise, nearly extremely fineGeorge Stuart was born in Birmingham in June 1864, the son of Robert Stuart of the 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys). He enlisted into his father's regiment at Dundalk on 23 July 1878, aged 14. The 1881 census records him as a student at The Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall. On 24 July 1881 he was appointed Bandsman, the rank he held throughout his military career. He was discharged at Hounslow on 4 January 1897, retiring to 7 Dickson's Park, Jock's Lodge, Edinburgh. He w...

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (1795. T.S. Maj: G. W. Thomson. 5/Dgn. Gds.), suspension a little slack, nearly extremely fineGeorge Thomson was born at Kilmarnock, Ayrshire in 1844. After civilian employment as a clerk, he enlisted into the 5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Dragoon Guards at Manchester on 1 March 1866. Awarded Good Conduct Pay on 16 March 1870, he advanced to Corporal on 25 March 1871. On 13 May 1872, while stationed at York, he purchased his own discharge from the regiment for the sum of £25. He was in possession of two Good Conduct Badges, having never entere...

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (1069 Tp. Sergt. Major Wm. Coast. 7th Dragoon Gds.), extremely fineWilliam Coast was born at Brompton, Kent. He attested for the 7th (Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards at Brighton on 17 November 1848, receiving Good Conduct Pay on 4 April 1854. Promoted Corporal on 1 April 1857, the regiment later that year embarked the screw steamer Southampton, bound for India at strength of 23 officers and 473 men, split over nine Troops. The men had just been issued with the American-made breech-loading Sharpes carbine. Reaching India in January 1858 they were ba...

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (258. Corpl. I. Lucas, 5th Lancers), nearly extremely fineIsaac Lucas was born at Astley, Warwickshire in 1838, gaining civilian employment as a silk weaver. The 1871 census records him living in Winchester with a wife and four children. He died in the Station Hospital at Pockthorpe, Norwich on 7 October 1877; sold with regimental Pay List and copied census records.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (194. Serjt. T. Palmer, 2-2nd Foot), suspension claw loose, very fineThomas Palmer was born at Newbury in 1857, gaining civilian employment as a labourer. He enlisted into the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Regiment of Foot at Westminster on 4 November 1857, rising to Corporal on 16 November 1858 and Sergeant on 1 August 1859. During his long career he was posted to Malta, Corfu, Gibraltar and Bermuda. Granted Good Conduct Pay on six occasions, he was discharged at Guildford on 29 August 1878, after 20 years and 360 days with the Colours; sold with copied disch...

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (421. Q.M.Sergt. W. Cunnah. Rl. Fusrs.), light scratch in obverse field, suspension a little slack, good very fineWellesley Cunnah enlisted into the Royal Fusiliers at Liverpool on 28 May 1864. He advanced to Corporal on 27 December that year, serving in Malta during 1867 and Jamaica from 28 September 1867 - 31 December 1869. Promoted to Sergeant on 4 January 1868, he was reduced to Private the following December. He again rose through the ranks, becoming Quartermaster-Sergeant on 18 October 1883. He married Catherine Margaret Wells on the island of...

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (305. Cr. Sergt. W. Gray, 76th Foot), nearly extremely fineWilliam Gray was born at St. Catherine's, Dublin in 1840. A carpet weaver by trade, he enlisted into the 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot at Curragh Camp, Dublin on 25 February 1858, quickly gaining a 1st Class School Certificate. Appointed a Drummer on 18 July 1859 and receiving Good Conduct Pay on 26 November 1861, he rose to Corporal on 23 September 1863. In October that year, eight Companies of the 76th (including Gray) sailed from Portsmouth aboard the steamers Hornet and Atlanta...

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (79. C.Sergt. J. Catlin. 89th Foot), nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (1517. Sergt. F. Clarke. Rif: Bde.), suspension a little slack, nearly very fineFrederick Clarke was born at St. Mary's, Norwich in 1842. A clerk by trade, he enlisted into the 4th Battalion, Rifle Brigade at Westminster on 23 November 1866, aged 24. He received a bounty of £1 and 'free kit', gaining a 2nd Class Certificate of Education in 1872. Promoted to Corporal on 7 October 1876, he was stationed at Peshawar when the Second Afghan War began. On 15 November 1878, his Battalion joined the Peshawar Valley Field Force under Lieutenant-General Sir S...

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (20130. Gunr. C, Smith. R.A), extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (18062 Qr: Mr: Serjt: J. Wallace. R.E.), lacquered, very fineJohn Thomas Wallace was born around 1865 at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. A fitter by trade, he attested for the Royal Engineers on 4 July 1883 having seen previous service with the 3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. He served in Gibraltar, Bermuda and Hong Kong, passing a course of instruction in engine driving at Woolwich in 1885. Promoted Corporal 2nd Class on 15 May 1888, he was discharged at Devonport in the rank of Foreman of Works, Quartermaster Sergeant on 31 July 1904, having latte...

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, E.VII.R. (3350 Sjt: C. Bell. 6/V.B. Rl.Hdrs.), light scratches and edge nicks, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (2381 Sjt. Maj. R. Wallace. R. Irish Fus:), good very fineRobert Wallace was appointed Quartermaster, with the honorary rank of Lieutenant on 6 January 1912, whilst serving with the 3rd Battalion, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish) Fusiliers. He retired as Quartermaster & Captain upon reaching the age limit on 29 August 1923.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.

Imperial Yeomanry L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (113 Cpl. H. Wareham. N. Smrset: I.Y.), officially impressed naming, good very fine, scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (10602 Cpl. T. Wallace. R.A.M.C.), very fineThomas Wallace served in France from 23 August 1914 as a Corporal in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Promoted Sergeant, he was discharged at the termination of his term of engagement on 22 November 1916. Under the provisions of the Military Service Act 1916 (Session 2), this was almost certainly due to advancing age and service of 12 years or more, plus a further year required by Section 87 (1) of the Army Act; sold with copied MIC.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informa...

Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3rd issue, India (Captain H. Butler-Shaw, Bengal/L.) contact marks, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Colonial Police L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (R.S.M. Hamadi Mtila. M.M.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Colonial Police L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st type, 2 additional Award Bars (4936 Cpl. Abrak S/O James, Tanganyika Police Force), heavy contact marks, good fine, with a Tanganyika Police Force cap badge[Colonial Police Medal for Meritorious Service] London Gazette 12 June 1958.Abrak s/o James joined the Colonial Police on 10 October 1928. In 1947 he received the Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (Tanganyika Gazette 4 April 1947), adding subsequent Award Bars in 1954 and 1959. Promoted to Sergeant-Major, he was also awarded the Colonial Police Medal for Meritorious Service. He served for over t...

Colonial Police L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 2nd issue (789 Sgt. Edward, Nyasaland Police), minor edge bruising, very fineL.S. & G.C. Nyasaland Government Gazette 28 February 1949.Sergeant Edward was from the village of Katuya in the district of Zomba, Nyasaland and became eligible to be exempt from paying tax for life as a result of being in the service of the Police Force from 4 February 1941 (Nyasaland Government Gazette 31 March 1941, refers).Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

King’s African Rifles L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (U-18554 Sjt. Musa. Aika. 4-K. A. Rif.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (628024 Act. F. Sgt. W. N. Kay. R.A.F.), disc partially detached from suspension, polished, good 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) Volunteer Officer Decoration, V.R., hallmarks for London 1892, with integral 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.

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, V.R., unnamed as issued, contact marks and light polishing, nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, V.R., unnamed as issued, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, V.R. (Pte. P. V. Smith. Inns of Court (14th Mx.) R.V.), fitted with H. Jenkins & Sons, Birmingham top riband bar, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, V.R. (3350-Bom: G. M. Beckwith, 1: N.R.York: V,A), toned, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, V.R. (Pte. L. O. Pike. Inns of Court (14th Mx.) R.V.), fitted with H. Jenkins & Sons, Birmingham top riband bar, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, V.R. (Lance Corporal T Perry 1897), very fineT. Perry was awarded the Volunteer Force Long Service Medal in October 1897, for service with the 1st Volunteer Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. As part of the Staffordshire Volunteer Infantry Brigade, the men were intended to assemble at Wolverhampton in time of 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.

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal (India & the Colonies), V.R. (Color-Segt. W. Bury. G. I. P. Ry. Volr. Rifles.), nearly extremely fineWilliam Bury served as a Colour-Sergeant with the Great Indian Peninsular Railway Volunteer Rifles. Married at Jubblepore in July 1871, he was serving as a Bachelor Guard on the Railway. Promoted Assistant Wharf Superintendent with the Stores Department, Parel, Bombay (Thacker's Indian Directory 1895, refers), Bury was awarded his Medal at Simla on 13 August 1897. He retained his position at Parel until at least 1902; sold with copied research.Subject to 20% V...

(x) Territorial Decoration, E.VII.R., hallmarks for London 1909, with integral top riband bar, 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.

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, E.VII.R., unnamed as issued, with inventory number 'C-18815' to the base, lacquer covering numbering, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, E.VII.R., (3815 Pte. H. Escott. 2/V.B. Wilts: Regt.), light contact marks, edge nick, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service (India & the Colonies), E.VII.R. (Captn. R. M. Cowley, E.I. Ry. Voltr. Rfls.), good very fine[O.B.E.] London Gazette 8 January 1919.Robert Mansfield Cowley was born on 9 September 1864 at Kurrachee, son of Patrick Cowley, a Lieutenant in the Veterans Establishment and formerly Commissary of Ordnance. Having returned to England for his education at The College, Southampton and King's College, London, he was appointed a Ticket Inspector at Jamalpur in 1885. Swiftly promoted to Officiating General Assistant, he was Chief Clark, Traffic Department, Sahebgunge by 1889 a...

(x) Territorial Force Efficiency Decoration, G.V.R., silver-gilt, hallmarks for Sebastian Garrard, London 1921, 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.

Efficiency Medal, G.V.R., India (Pte. A. W. Gereson, N. W. Ry. Bn., A.F.I.), good very fineAnsel Wilbert Gereson was born on 6 November 1899, one of many members of the family to work upon the Indian Railways. Joining the North Western Railway's Electrical Department, Gereson was a member of the Volunteer Force in 1922. Awarded the Medal on 29 March 1934 (Indian Army Order 128, refers), he left India after its independence in 1947, living at Sidcup. He died at Woodford, Essex on 16 May 1973; sold with copied research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal (India & the Colonies), G.V.R. (Corpl. I. N. Bartlett. 2nd. Bn. B. B. & C.I. Ry. Voltr. Rfls.), very fineIrwin Novall Bartlett was born in India on 26 July 1874, the son of David James Novall, a Private in the 2/60th Rifles. Baptised at Rawalpindi, he was appointed an Erector on the North Western Railway by April 1900. Married at Lahore in June 1900, Bartlett saw further service as a locomotive foreman on the Jodhpur Bikaner Railway (1907), being awarded his Medal in March 1915 (Indian Army Order 86, refers). An Assistant in the ironworks at Ajmer by 1918, he...

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal (India & the Colonies), G.V.R. (Voltr. J. A. Chisholm E I Ry Voltr Rfls), test mark near claw not obscuring naming, otherwise good very fineJohn Adam Chisholm was born at Asansol on 8 March 1880, the son of George Chisholm, an Engineer on the East India Railway. Enlisting in the Volunteer Rifles on 22 January 1898, he was employed as a boilermaker. Chisholm served in No. 2 (Engineer) Company and was awarded his Medal on 7 September 1914 (Indian Army Order 485, refers). He was a District Boilermaker at Dinapore by the time of his marriage in December 1920; sol...

Volunteer Force Long Service (India & the Colonies), G.V.R. (Voltr. J. H. Scott Lucknow Voltr. Rfls.), officially re-engraved naming, very fineJohn Henry Scott served in the Telegraph Department and joined the Indian Volunteers during 1894. Married to Olive in March 1902, Scott held various appointments, being Signaller at Bareilly in 1911 and Telegraph Manager at Naini Tal in 1913. He was awarded the Medal on 7 September 1914 (Indian Army Order 485, refers) and rose to be Deputy Superintendent of Telegraphy. Having died in India, he was buried in the Lower Circular Road Cemetery, Calcutta on...

Volunteer Force Long Service (India & the Colonies), G.V.R. (Cpl. J. F. Garda, Bo. Bn., A.F.I.), impressed naming, good very fineJ. F. Garda joined the Indian Volunteers during 1907 and served with the Bombay Battalion during the Great War (sole entitlement to British War Medal). He was awarded the Medal on 19 May 1927 (Indian Army Order 352, refers) together with a relative, Lance-Corporal J. F. M. Garda.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service (India & the Colonies), G.V.R. (Sergt. W. E. Dean Agra Vol Rifles), good very fineWilliam Edward Dean was born at Palaveram, Madras on 5 May 1874 and joined the Indian Volunteers during 1891. A Signaller by trade, he would have seen postings across India with the Telegraph Officer and was working at Kendat, Chindwin, Burma in 1896 (Thacker's Directory, refers). Awarded his Medal on 13 February 1911 (Indian Army Order 82, refers), Dean was a Travelling Telegraph Manager at Agra in 1913 and Manager of the Government Telegraph Office, Meerut in 1919. He married Pearl...

(x) Territorial Force Efficiency Decoration, G.VI.R., the reverse engraved '1950', fitted with a 'Territorial' brooch bar, 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) Efficiency Decoration, G.VI.R., 1st issue, silver and silver-gilt, privately impressed 'Lieut. W. Harmsworth, G.G.A.' to reverse, 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 Companion of the Bath bestowal certificate presented to Colonel Frederick Lockwood Eldridge (dated 28 June 1907); also his commission certificate for the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the 20th Regiment (dated 8 October 1876), excellent conditionFrederick Lockwood Eldridge was born at High Ongar, Essex in July 1831. After attending Emmanuel College, Cambridge, he was commissioned an Ensign in the 20th (East Devonshire) Regiment on 19 February 1855. He was promoted to Lieutenant on 10 August that year, while serving before the walls of Sebastopol. The regiment arrived in India on 8 August...

(x) Of Victoria Cross interest - an old well-struck tailor's Cross appertaining to Private J. Doogan, 1st Dragoon Guards, an Irish recipient who offered his horse to a wounded officer amidst a hail of enemy fireVictoria Cross, bronze, suspension bar engraved 'Private John Doogan 1st. Dragoon Guards', central roundel to cross engraved '28th. Jan 1881', with wearing pin, a fine quality tailor's copy of some age, very fineV.C. London Gazette 14 March 1882:'For gallant conduct during the action of Laing's Nek on 28th January, 1881. During the charge of the mounted men Private Doogan, servant to Ma...

(x) Of Victoria Cross interest - an old well-struck tailor's Cross appertaining to Sergeant J. Danaher, Connaught Rangers, an Irish recipient who 'advanced into the open under a withering fire' to rescue a severely wounded comradeVictoria Cross, bronze, suspension bar engraved 'Sergt. J. Danaher Connaught Rang.', central roundel to cross engraved ''12th. Feby. 1881', a fine quality tailor's copy of some age, very fineV.C. London Gazette 14 March 1882:'For their gallant conduct during an engagement with the Boers at Elandsfontein on the 16th January, 1881, in advancing for 500 yards, under a v...

(x) A case of issue for the Distinguished Conduct Medal, E.II.R., by Royal Mint, 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.

Silver War Badge (5) (B 334633; B 346350; 464562; B 122620; B 250598), wearing pin and hinge missing from last, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Silver War Badge (5) (B 150728; 151538; B 252287; B 270923; B 314041), the second with partially removed wearing pin and broken hinge, the third with pin and hinge fully removed, holed with small wearing loop, otherwise very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Silver War Badge (5) (NZ 6311; 155897; B 191429; 160660; 45058), the second and last with broken wearing pins, the latter with additional loop for wear as a necklace, nearly very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Silver War Badge (5) (B 87544; 173744; 115457; 183883; 444765), the first lacking wearing pin, the fourth mounted as cap badge with brass lug to reverse, nearly very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Society of Arts Manufacturers and Commerce silver Medal awarded to Commander Sir A. T. Dawson, Bt., Royal NavySociety of Arts Manufacturers and Commerce Medal, 56mm, silver, E.VII.R., the edge impressed 'Lieutenant Arthur Trevor Dawson, late R.N., for his paper on "Modern Artillery." Society's Session 1900-1901.', contact marks and one or two edge bruises, very fineArthur Trevor Dawson, 1st Baronet was born on 1 May 1866 at Richmond-upon-Thames and was commissioned Midshipman in the Royal Navy in 1881. Dawson left the Navy in order to pursue a long and successful career with armaments manu...

Two political medals for distinguished service awarded to Mr. C. Adams1979 Association of Conservative Clubs Distinguished Service Medal, with 'Five Years' clasp, 40mm crowned gilded brass circlet bearing 'For Queen And Country' blue enamel title surround, central oval depicting a silhouette of a seated Britannia flanked by the enamel Royal Standard and Union Flag, the initials 'A.C.C.' below, the reverse inscribed 'C. Adams 1979', fitted with original navy blue silk riband and top riband buckle, with an additional nine loose 'Five Years' long service clasps; Association of Conservative Clubs...

Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes 3rd Degree Cross, 45mm gold cross pattée bearing 'Nemo Mortalium Omnibus Horis Sapit' blue enamel title surround, head of a buffalo with 'ruby' eyes at centre, the reverse inscribed 'Presented to Primo: A. A. Wilding by the Usk Lge. 1218 on being raised to the 3rd Degree, Dec. 16. 1921', 9-carat gold, hallmarks for Birmingham 1921, fitted with original crimson riband and riband buckle; Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes 3rd Degree Star, 30mm 7-pointed star, bearing the motto 'Truth, Justice, Philanthropy', in a blue enamel surround, monogram at centre,...

Of Hong Kong interest; a scarce China Fleet Rifle Meeting badgeHong Kong, Royal Navy China Fleet Rifle Meeting prize badge, 40mm, bronze, by Lane, Crawford, Ltd., Hong Kong, good very fine, in fitted case of issueThe annual China Fleet Rifle Meetings were one of the highlights of the annual calendar in Hong Kong and on the Far East China Station, their prize badge being struck by the foremost jeweller and silversmith, Lane Crawford.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment Tennis prize medal, 39mm, silver, by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths, hallmarks for Birmingham 1921, the obverse with regimental crest and the battle honours on wreath surround, reverse with tennis player and inscription 'Inter Coy. Tennis. Hong Kong. 1921', good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Royal Navy Mine Clearance Service Cuff badge, 82mm x 58mm, silvered, with two lugs to reverse for wear, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Great War brass Sextant used by Admiral Sir John A. S. Eccles, G.C.B., K.C.V.O., C.B.E., R.N., Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet and NATO Allied Commander-in-Chief, Eastern FleetBrass 7-inch radius 'Bell' Pattern Mark III Sextant by Heath & Co. Ltd., Crayford, London, the patinated brass sextant frame covered in protective black lacquer and marked 'Rd. 517155' with initials 'A E' engraved on reverse, the silver-inlaid graduated arc numbered 'N523' and engraved 'Heath & Co. Ltd. Crayford, London.', the hand-grip of mahogany with a brass mounting point for the spring-loaded retention device in...

An Omega wristwatch, the gift of Air Vice-Marshal James Edgar 'Johnnie' Johnson, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O. & 2 Bars, D.F.C. & Bar, Royal Air ForceIn fine working order, the case unmarked to reverse, replacement glass, accompanied by a receipt from Watches of Switzerland, dated 24 August 2018, noting a full service and replacement leather Omega strap and buckle, generally very fineAccompanied by a handwritten letter upon headed notepaper stating:'Omega Watch. This watch was given to me on my sixteenth birthday by my uncle & godfather, Air Vice-Marshal 'Johnnie' Johnson. He had bought the watch in th...

A Great War era hand-sewn patchwork silk cloth, featuring the Regimental Colours, cap badges and insignia of various units of the British Army alongside flags of the Allied nations, a Union Flag at centre, 400mm x 280mm, white silk with linen backing, worn at the creases, otherwise in good conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A painted wooden Mess Wall Shield of the 11th (Kenya) Battalion, The King's African Rifles, by George Potter & Co., Aldershot, featuring the Battalion's chevron device in gold, surmounted by a George VI crown, two scrolls below emblazoned with: '11TH (KENYA) BATTALION, THE KING'S AFRICAN RIFLES', all set against a black background, 460mm x 380mm, the reverse with maker's label, fitted with hanging wire, minor loss of black paint and part of the scrolls repainted, otherwise in good conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A framed black-and-white portrait photograph of King Alfonso XIII of Spain in the uniform of a British Field Marshal, signed 'Alfonso R. 1933' below, the reverse bearing the label of C. Vandyk, 41 Buckingham Palace Road, 380mm x 260mm including frame, excellent conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Photograph of Colonel Yarner's house at Bellary, together with two group photographs of soldiers in India, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Group photographs of soldiers in India (3), very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Photograph of a British soldier at the Cawnpore Memorial Well and another of the memorial, besides a further memorial, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Photograph of Lord Alexander Russell and Captain R. H. L. Anstruther, Rifle Brigade, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Photograph of Sungum Plague Hospital, Poona 1897, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Photograph of Police Training School Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, Students and Staff (2), Staff and Academics, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Photograph of various Indian Police units, taken at Allahabad, including Benares River Police, Allahabad Police and Taulmir Police, attributed in ink to the reverse, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Photograph of 10th Battalion, 8th Punjab Regiment, dated 17 March 1933 at Lahore, all wearing medals and attributed in ink to the reverse, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Photograph of Officers of the 33rd Bengal Infantry at Delhi, 1890, layed on mounted card, the reverse being a photograph of cricket at Cheltenham College, fold to one corner, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Photograph of a group of soldiers in Poona, 240mm x 170mm, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Photograph of Officer's Training School, Bangalore, October 1942, No. 2 Platoon - 9 A. Coy., with all present identified, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Photograph of Captain E. B. Ellis, in India with 'Bessie, Queenie & Rochi', 200mm x 150mm, very fineEllis served in Bangalore and Cannanmore from 1872-78 with the 48th Native Infantry.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The superb photograph album of Admiral A. W. Heneage, Royal Navy, who was besieged in Ladysmith during the Boer WarA 20 page (40 sides) album, 310mm x 411mm, with red leather covers inscribed 'A.W.H.' in gold-tooled letters, relating to Lieutenant, later Admiral, A.W. Heneage, containing some 125 photographs, the majority with captions, of topographical and military interest, 39 showing wartime activities of Royal Naval personnel at Ladysmith and elsewhere in South Africa, plus many views of the Philippines, and one of a Scouts group in 1925 including Baden-Powell, spine restored, otherwise in...

Ceylon Volunteers Officer's waist belt clasp, 96mm x 54mm, traces of wear, very fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A suite of items for an Officer of the Shanghai Volunteer CorpsFitted case containing tie clip, with enamelled Badge of the Corps, cufflinks, one lacking Badge, and waist belt clasp, of engraved form with Chinese dragon with a larger Badge of the Corps, good very fine in fitted case (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cap badge, 15th (Loodianah) Sikhs, 42mm, with pin and catch to reverse, an old Badge of very fine quality, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cap badge, 30th Punjabis, gilt, 63mm x 43mm, with large pin and clip to reverse, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own), Officer's silver Pouch Belt Plate, Whistle, Chains and Guard, of standard pattern, the Belt Plate, 98mm x 75mm, Guelphic crown over a plinth 'Waterloo', laurel sprays overlaid with battle honours and title scroll at the base 'The Prince Consort's Own', in the centre a Bath star, the arms of the cross decorated with battle honours, in the centre a crowned bugle horn and title circle 'Rifle Brigade', complete with shaped backing plate and four screw post fasteners; the Whistle and Whistle Guard hallmarked Joseph Jennens & Co., Birmingham 1887, with 'Rifl...

A fascinating letter book, written by Lieutenant-General J. E. Gastrell, 13th Bengal Native InfantryLetter book, 200mm x 160mm, with entries from May 1849-1866, very fine and a good referenceJ. E. Gastrell was born in Bristol in January 1819 and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 11 December 1835. He served against the Jaipur rebels in 1838 and in the Bundlecund campaign of 1842-43. He subsequently saw active service in the Punjab, crossing the Chenab and sharing the action at Ramnuggur, Chillianwala and Goojerat (Medal & 2 clasps). Gastrell saw further action during the Sonthal campaign of 18...

A comprehensive and most unusual hand-written journal of his campaigns covering December 1851-December 1888, the property of Colonel G. Sullivan, 80th (Staffordshire) Foot, Turkish Contingent & 109th Bombay Infantry, which encompass his participation at Pegu, the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny and BhootanBound album, 330mm x 210mm x 35mm, with copper lock, the front of the album marked 'Private' in ink, front clasp of lock detached from cover, binding a little loose and some wear, nonetheless very fine and a rare unpublished first-hand account of this period, with a number of photographs and n...

The Golden Commemoration of the Indian Mutiny Veterans at the Royal Albert Hall, 23 December 1907, the Official Programme of the Inspection of Indian Mutiny Veterans in Hyde Park by Field Marshal Earl Roberts, and the Commemoration Dinner held in the Royal Albert Hall, containing a full roll of the surviving veterans, including officers, N.C.O’s and men; together with accompanying Menu and Programme of Music performed by the Band of the Royal Artillery, the cover with ink inscription 'Col Coghill C.B.', with old stamps of the National Army Museum, these struck through indicating de-accession,...

(x) A rare commemorative publication 'Loyal Lewis Roll of Honour 1914-1918' compiled by J. L. Robertson, Esq., C.B., and printed at the Offices of the Stornoway Gazette, 1920, 342 pages including obituaries, a wealth of photographs and statistical data for individual ParishesThis hardback book describes in fascinating detail the contribution made by Hebridean men and women on land and sea who rallied to the call to serve and defend the Empire and its Allies. In a rural community of just under 30,000 souls, the publication gives a very 'personal' account of individual servicemen and those left...

8th Punjab Regiment Magazine (3), October 1935, October 1936 and January 1947, together with menu for the Allies Chinese Restaurant, Madras, very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.