Orders, Decorations and Medals

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General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (1514296 Pte. L. Reeves. S.W.B.), 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (4919723 Pte. R. Dickin. R. Lincolns.), 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (5338658 Pte A Lewis Seaforth), 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (11052943 Cpl. E. V. Cartmale. W. Yorks), good very fineEric Victor Cartmale was born on 3 March 1921 and died at Luton in March 2006.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Capt. H. T. Morgan. R.A.), good very fineHenry Trevor Morgan was born on 9 October 1918 and was educated at Oundle, at which he was the Regimental Sergeant-Major of the School Contingent. He was commissioned into the Durham Light Infantry in July 1937 and saw active service during the Second World War and in South-East Asia. Whilst on active service in Burma, he served with451 Sub-Area, Line of Communication Command on internal security duties in the Arakan.Morgan transferred to the Royal Army Education Corps in July 1946 and retired Major...

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Major. A. R. Madden. R.A.M.C.), good very fineAlec Ridewood Madden was born on 27 February 1900, was educated at St Paul's, Hammersmith and qualified at St Mary's in 1930 and was commissioned in the Royal Army Medical Corps in October 1939. Having seen active service during the Second World War and in South-East Asia, he retired Lieutenant-Colonel on 27 October 1948. After his service with the Royal Army Medical Corps, he worked as Medical Officer to Rubber Estates and Holt Shipping, his address in 1954 being the Post Office at Kuala Krai,...

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (2387779 Cpl. B. G. Rylance. R. Sigs.), contact marks, 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (7670233 Sjt. C. O. G. Turner. R.A.P.C.), good very fineColin Osborne George Turner was born at Swansea in September 1915 and by 1939 was an assistant schoolmaster at Fairleigh School, Weston Super Mare. He was commissioned into the Royal Army Service Corps on 13 April 1953 and was discharged in July 1956. Turner died in 2003; sold together with roll extract. Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Lt. Col. G. M. Kempe. Gen. List.), good very fineGeorge Marshall Kempe was born on 16 February 1907 at Salisbury, Wiltshire and was educated at Bradfield College. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in 1930 into in the Northamptonshire Yeomanry (25th Armoured Car Company), Royal Tank Corps. During the Second World War he served with the British North Africa Force from July-December 1943 and the Central Mediterranean Force until April 1945 whereupon he proceeded for further service in India and later the South-East Asia campaign.During that c...

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (T/Maj. B. G. Pense, Gen. List. (I.A.)), 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (634901 F. Sgt. D. E. V. Marks. R.A.F.), very fineDudley Eric Urban Marks was born in August 1909 at Swansea and joined the Royal Air Force in February 1939. He served at home during the Second World War (Defence and War Medals 1939-45) with No. 209 Squadron, HQ 17 Group and later with 225 Group. Having served in South East Asia he lived at Western Zoyland in Somerset; sold together with copied Service Record.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (J. L. Fryer), number, rank and unit erased, thus 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (EC.2516 Pte. M. Lenong. A.P.C.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The General Service Medal and M.I.D. certificate attributed to Lieutenant C. G. Antonissen, Royal Netherlands Army and Special Operations Executive, who earned his 'mention' for his remarkable part in leading the in the legendary Hotel Oranje Incident at Surabaya, Indonesia, 19 September 1945General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46, with M.I.D. oak leaf, neatly erased, together with his Mention in Despatches Certificate, this dated 4 April 1946, good very fineChristian Gregorius Antonissen was first drafted in the the Royal Natherlands Army in January 1939, aged 17, but was dismis...

General Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, S. E. Asia 1945-46, Palestine 1945-48 (14495200. Cpl. L. R. Edbrooke. Int. Corps.), second clasp loose upon riband, extremely fine'S. E. Asia 1945-46' clasp earned with 597 Field Service Section, Intelligence Corps.'Palestine 1945-48' clasp earned with 292 Field Service Section, Intelligence Corps.Lawrence Robert Edbrooke was born in 1926, the son of Doctor Frank Robert Edbrooke. Educated at Haileybury School, young Edbrooke excelled, playing in the cricket XI and rugby XV and eventually being Head Boy.In 1944 he joined the ranks of the Intelligence Corps and...

The Mention in Despatches Certificate awarded to Brigadier Sir P. A. B. Mckerron, for services in the Dutch East IndiesMention in Despatches Certificate in the name of 'Brigadier P. A. B. McKerron, C.M.G.' and dated 26 June 1947, good very finePatrick Alexander Bruce McKerron was born on 6 May 1896 and was educated at Fettes College and Aberdeen University. During the First World War, McKerron served with the 4th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders in France, where he was wounded in 1917. He transferred to the Indian Army serving with the 20th Punjab Regiment in the Punjab and on the North West Fron...

Pair: Private W. C. Bedford, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (14865547 Pte. W. C. Bedford. Buffs.), mounted as worn, partially officially re-impressed naming, very fine (2)W. C. Bedford earned his Medal & clasp with The Buffs and latterly joined the Royal Artillery, to whom it was sent in June 1951; sold together with three Safe Driving Medals with extra clasps, besides his Identity Tags, cap Badge and cloth Insignia.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Driver A. J. Smith, Royal Army Service CorpsGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (T/14453339 Dvr. A. J. Smith. R.A.S.C.); Korea 1950-53 (T/14453339 Dvr. A. J. Smith. R.A.S.C.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, good very fine (3)Together with related cap Badge.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: J. L. Kelly-HillDefence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (J. L. Kelly-Hill.), mounted as worn, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Flight Lieutenant A. N. Hogg, Royal Air Force, who flew as a Navigator in Dakotas in South-East AsiaDefence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Act. Flt. Lt. A. N. Hogg. R.A.F.), nearly extremely fine (3)Alex N. Hogg, a native of Glasgow, enlisted in the Royal Air Force in September 1943 and went to Canada to complete his training as a Navigator. He passed out of Course No. 123 at No. 1 Central Navigation School, Rivers, Manitoba in July 1945 and latterly when to fly in South-East Asia before the end of the year (Medal & clasp). His Log Book als...

Four: Lance-Corporal D. Marriott, Royal Military Police1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (14433344 Pte. D. Marriott. R.M.P.), good very fine (4)Served with 15 Indian Corps Provost Unit; sold with copied roll extract.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Major E. G. B. Mawer, Royal Army Service Corps, late Royal Air Force1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Lt. E. G. B. Mawer. RASC. (DUPLICATE)), mounted as worn, rod replaced on this last, very fine (4) Edgar George Bruce Mawer joined joined the Royal Air Force in August 1940 and was promoted Flying Officer, before transferring to the Royal Army Service Corps (Printing and Stationer Service). He thence joined the Royal Army Ordnance Corps as Lieutenant in October 1946, being advanced Captain in May 1949 and Major...

Five: Major C. D. Rees, South Wales Borderers, later Royal Welsh Fusiliers, who was 'mentioned' for services in Malaya with the 2/6th Gurkha Rifles, when his Company accounted for a number of terrorists in jungle engagements1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, S. E. Asia 1945-46, Malaya, with M.I.D. oak leaf (Major C. D. Rees. S.W.B.), some edge bruising and contact wear, therefore nearly very fine and better (5)Ex-Schweder Collection, DNW, September 2008.M.I.D. London Gazette 26 October 1954.Cyril David Rees was given an Emergency Commis...

Five: Private T. Tinker, South Wales Borderers1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (5574155 Pte. T. Tinker. S.W.B.), good very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Major H. G. Bowyer, Somerset Light Infantry, who was wounded in South-East Asia whilst attached to the 1/18th Garhwal Rifles1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-56 (Major H. G. Bowyer. Som. L. I.), mounted as worn, good very fine (5)Approximately 4 'S. E. Asia 1945-46' clasps issued to the Somerset Light Infantry.Henry Gordon Bowyer was born on 23 November 1921 at Wokingham and was commissioned into the Somerset Light Infantry from the ranks of The Buffs on 11 February 1941. He served in Burma and South-East Asia atta...

Five: Captain J. W. Briscoe, 7th Light Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps, later Army Cadet Force, who was evacuated from North-West Europe1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (1794780 Pte. J. W. Briscoe. A.A.C.): Cadet Force Long Service, E.II.R. (Lt. J. W. Briscoe.), good very fine (5)John William Briscoe originally enlisted in the Royal Artillery in 1941 before transferring to the Army Air Corps on 8 March 1944.The 7th (Light Infantry) Parachute Battalion was formed from the 10th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry in...

Five: Sergeant C. G. Smeaton, Army Air Corps, a member of the 13th (Lancashire) Battalion who dropped onto Ranville on D-Day, who was wounded on 13 June 1944 and latterly would have been present for the unit's famous Mutiny in May 19461939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (10675622 ASgt C G Smeaton AAC), good very fine (5)C. G. Smeaton qualified as a Parachutist on Course No. 92 in late 1943 and served with the 13th (Lancashire) Battalion who dropped on Ranville just after midnight on D-Day, 6 June 1944. thei...

Five: Brigadier C. W. Phillpotts, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, late Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment and Ceylon Defence Force1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; General Service 1918-62, 3 clasps, S. E. Asia 1945-46, Palestine 1945-48, Malaya (Lt. Col. C. W. Phillpotts. R.A.O.C.), official correction to initials on this last, very fine (5)M.I.D. London Gazette 4 April 1946 (North-West Europe).Charles William Phillpotts was born on 2 August 1907, the son of Sergeant David William Phillpotts, who was killed in action with the Royal Field...

Five: Private D. P. Green, Royal Army Service Corps1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, S. E. Asia 1945-46, Malaya (T/14445871 Pte. D. P. Green. R.A.S.C.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Major A. R. Fish, Royal Signals1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Major A. R. Fish. R. Sigs.), mounted as worn, good very fine (50Arnold Robert Fish - or Taffy to his friends and comrades - was born on 25 July 1911 at Kingston and was educated the Tiffin School. Whilst there he played in the cricket XI and rugby XV and was Secretary of the Debating and Literary Society. Rather than heading onto further education, Fish joined a City Bank and eventually rose to become Director of Hill Samuel (today a part of the L...

Five: Signalman G. Engleheart, Royal Signals, the son of the recipient of the Victoria Cross1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (2343491 Sigmn. G. Engleheart. R. Sigs.), good very fine (5)Geoffrey Engleheart was the son of Sergeant H. W. Engleheart, who won a Victoria Cross with the 10th Hussars during the Boer War. His great-great-grandfather was the world-renowned miniaturist Francis Engleheart, who trained under Sir Joshua Reynolds.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Cond...

Five: Corporal J. G. R. Thomson, Royal Engineers1939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (2091466 Cpl. J. G. R. Thomson. R.E.); Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R. (2091466 Cpl. J. G. R. Thomson. R.E.), mounted as worn, very fine (5)Clasp unique to 24 (RB) Indian Field Company, Royal Engineers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Major J. H. Benoy, Royal Engineers, who earned a 'mention' during the Second World War1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Capt. J. H. Benoy. R.E.), very fine (5)M.I.D. London Gazette 19 July 1945 (Burma).John Humphrey Benoy was born on 3 March 1922 and was educated at Felsted School, playing in the Rugby XV in 1939 and later gaining qualifying a Bachelor of Science (Engineering). Having served in the ranks for 229 days, he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers on 7 February...

Five: Sapper J. E. Pocock, Royal Engineers1939-45 Star; Burma Star, copy clasp, Pacific; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 3 clasps, S. E. Asia 1945-46, Palestine 1945-48, Malaya (14066726 Spr. J. E. Pocock. R.E.), contact marks and the last cleaned, nearly very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Bombardier C. M. Cook, Royal Artillery, who earned a 'mention' for services in South-East Asia in 1946 with No. 656 (Air Observation Post) Squadron, Royal Air Force1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46, with M.I.D. oak leaf (14290834 Bdr. C. M. Cook. R.A.), very fine (5) M.I.D. London Gazette 26 June 1947:'In recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Netherlands East Indies (prior to 30 November 1946).'C. M. Cook served with No. 656 (Air Observation Post) Squadron, Royal Air Force which arrived in the...

Five: Corporal J. W. Hill, Intelligence Corps1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (14890104 Cpl. J. W. Hill. Int. Corps.), good very fine (5)'S. E. Asia 1945-46' clasp earned with 604 Field Security Section in the Dutch East Indies.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Six: Major R. I. H. Lloyd-Jones, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), later Army Cadet Force1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Lt R I H Lloyd-Jones Buffs); Cadet Forces Medal, E.II.R. (Major R I H Lloyd-Jones. ACF.), very fine (6)Robert Ian Hugh Lloyd-Jones was born on 19 August 1925 and was educated at Solihull School and then read economics at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Having served during the Second World War and in South-East Asia with The Buffs, he joined the Army Cadet Force, rising to be a Major. He was Manager...

Six: Fusilier E. R. Davies, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, late Private, Army Air Corps, who remained loyal during the infamous mutiny of the 13th Parachute Battalion in Malaya in May 19461939-45 Star; France and Germany Stars; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (22530039 Pte. E. R. Davies. A.A.C.); Korea 1950-53 (22530039 Fus. E. R. Davies. R.N.F.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, good very fine (6)E. R. Davies joined the Army Air Corps and probably served during the Second World War in North West Europe which would have including 'jumping' in Operation Varsity, the...

A good campaign group of six awarded to Major N. Wright, Seaforth Highlanders who was commissioned from the ranks and who earned a 'mention' for the Far EastGeneral Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, Palestine, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (2815629 Sjt. N. Wright. Seaforth); 1939-45 Star Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf, the Second War campaign awards privately impressed '113252 Major N. Wright. 1/Seaforth'; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., Regular Army (Capt. N. Wright), mounted court-style as worn by Spink & Son, King Street, traces of lacquer, good very fine (6)M.I.D. London Gazette...

Six: Troop Sergeant H. A. Lloyd, Royal Armoured Corps1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (7/945352 Sgt. H. A. Lloyd. R.A.C.), minor official correction to first digit of number on last, otherwise good very fine (6)Henry Ash Lloyd was a native of Pontypridd and was born on 8 January 1923. Having enlisted on 17 September 1941 Lloyd served in North Africa and Burma during the Second World War. The 9th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's Regiment became the 146th Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps on 22 October 1941. I...

Six: Warrant Officer Class 1 H. A. Senior, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (68942 W.O.1. H. A. Senior. R.E.M.E); Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R., with Second Award clasp (68942 Sjt. H. A. Senior. R.E.M.E.), mounted as worn, good very fine (6)Harold Arthur Senior was born in 1921 and was a native of Easson Road, Darlington, County Durham. He served with 82nd Mobile Workshop Company and died in 1971; sold together with named box of issue for his Defence Medal and the Eff...

Six: Captain H. J. F. Mackrell, Royal Engineers1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Capt. H. J. F. Mackrell. R.A.); Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., Territorial (Lt. H. J. F. Mackrell. R.A.), mounted as worn, very fine (6)Harry John Fullard Mackrell was born in 1920 and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery on 5 November 1943. He served in South-East Asia with ERE HQ 451 Sub-Area, Royal Artillery (Medal & clasp), with the Efficiency Medal being awarded in June 1950. He retired Captain in October 1954.For his...

Six: Corporal F. R. J. Delbridge, Military Provost Staff Corps1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (3247233 Cpl. F. R. J. Delbridge M.P.S.C.); Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., Territorial (5618912 Cpl., M.P.S.C.), G.S.M. officially re-impressed, edge bruising and contact marks, nearly very fine (6) Frederick Richard John Delbridge died in Devon on 12 November 1964.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Six: Lieutenant-Colonel R. H. N. Wood, Royal Army Service Corps, who commanded the 2/4th Bombay Grenadiers at the Battle of Kangaw and in Java in 19461939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, M.I.D. oak Leaf; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Lt. Col. R. H. N. Wood. R.A.S.C.); Coronation 1953, mounted as worn, good very fine (6)M.I.D. London Gazette 9 May 1946 (Burma).Ronald Herbert Norton Wood was born in Norton, Worcestershire, in March 1909. He was the son of H. W. Wood of the Rectory, Stoke Bliss, Worcester. Wood was educated at Greenhill School, Evesham...

A well-documented campaign group of six awarded to Flight Lieutenant A. Provan, Royal Air ForceSix: 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (W/O A Provan (514765) RAF); Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (W/O A Provan (514765) RAF), mounted as worn, very fine (6)M.I.D. London Gazette 1 January 1942.Alexander Provan was born at Glasgow on 22 April 1911. He enlisted in the Royal Air Force in 1932 and extracts from his handwritten service record give a flavour of his active service:'- May 1940, posted t...

Seven: Private L. W. Short, South Wales Borderers, late The Queen's Regiment, Royal Artillery and Royal Welch FusiliersBurma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (6087829 Pte. L. W. Short. S.W.B.); Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., Territorial (6087829 Gnr. L. W. Short.), mounted as worn, this last with one or two corrections, very fine (7)Leslie William Short saw wide and varied Military service:The Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, 3 November 1937-31 July 1940.Royal Artillery, 1 August 1940-16 December 1945.Roy...

Seven: Lieutenant-Colonel J. R. Whitaker, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Major. J. R. Whitaker. R.E.M.E.); Indian Independence Medal 1947, mounted as worn, good very fine (7)M.I.D. London Gazette 19 September 1946 (Burma).John Rudolph Whitaker was born at Lewisham in January 1905. He enlisted in The Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment in July 1941 (6100845) from 168 O.C.T.U. and was commissioned into the Royal Irish Fusiliers in January 1941. Transfe...

Eight: Yeoman of Signals E. J. Everid, Royal Navy1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Burma Star; Italy Star; War Medal 1939-45; Naval General Service 1915-62, 2 clasps, S. E. Asia 1945-46, Near East (C/JX. 147896 E. J. Everid. Yeo. Sigs. R.N.), unofficial rivets between clasps; U.N. Korea 1950-54, mounted as worn with section of jacket cloth sewn behind, very fine (8)Edwin James Everid was born on 8 March 1920 and saw active service with the Royal Navy during the Second World War, off South-East Asia (Medal & clasp), during the Near East operations (clasp) and off the coast of Korea or J...

Eight: Sergeant N. E. King, Royal Artillery, late Royal Military Police1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, S. E. Asia 1945-46, Malaya (21021230 Sjt. N. L. King. R.M.P.); Korea 1950-53 (21021230 Sgt. N. L. King. R.M.P.); U.N. Korea 1950-54; Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R. (1433721 Sjt. N. L. King. R.A.), good very fine (8)Norman Leonard King enlisted in the Royal Artillery in 1938 and was discharged in 1961.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A rare 'Dutch East Indies' M.B.E. awarded to Chaplain to the Forces The Rev. J. C. H. A. Fordham, Royal Army Chaplains DepartmentThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast Badge, silver; 1939-45; Africa Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, the Second War campaign awards all privately engraved 'Rev. J. C. H. A. Fordham'; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (The Rev. J. C. H. A. Fordham. C.F.4. R.A.Ch.D.); Efficiency Decoration, E.II.R., Territorial, the reverse dated '1961', silver-gilt and silver, very fine (8)M.B.E....

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (17951 Sep. Kila Singh, 2 Bn. Ind. Grs.), very fine2nd Battalion, Indian Grenadiers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (2362 Dfdr. Jagir Singh, 13 Lrs..), very fineDuffadar, 13th Lancers.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (40599 Sep. Ganpat Phatak; 4 Bn,; Mahratta L. I.), one or two corrections, 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (15212 L/Nk. Bhagat Ram, 3-2 Punjab R.), 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (3029111 Sep-Boot. Maker. Hari Ram, 6-8 Punjab R.), good very fine, rank scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (I.O. 25692 Subdr. Bakhshish Singh, 1-16 Punjab R.), suspension re-affixed, 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (3447 Hav. Balwant Singh, Patiala S. F.), 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (10676 Sowar Darshan Singh, 11 Cav.), claw loose, 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (24597 Rfn. Khem Chand Ram, 5 Bn., Raj. Rif), 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (20802 Sep. Dewan Chand, 4 Bn., Dogra R.), 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (11699 Sep. Surat Ram, M.G. Bn., Dogra R.), suspension neatly re-affixed, very fineMachine-Gun Battalion, Dogra Regiment.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (14165 Nk. Tej Singh, 2 Bn., Kumaon R.), 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (10561 Rfn. Banwa Singh Negi, 1 Bn., R. Garh. Rif.), good very fineRoyal Garhwal Rifles.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (8145 L/Nk. Nasib Singh, 1 Bn., Dogra R.), claw a little loose, 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (28081 Sep. Shiv Singh, 9 Bn., F.F.R.), 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (3332865 L/Nk. Chuhar Singh, 2-13 F.F.Rif.), 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (28734 L/Nk. Mohan Lal, 14 Bn., F.F.Rif.), 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (1305133 L/Nk. Phera Singh, Bombay Engr. Gp., R.I.E.), 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (33915 L/Nk. Ram Prashad, Bengal Engr. Gp., R.I.E.), test marks to rim, 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, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (61700 Jem-Stm. Gian Singh, I.A.O.C.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Captain J. I. Das, Royal Indian Army Service Corps1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Capt. J. I. Das, R.I.A.S.C.), very fine (4)Jag Ishwar Das was born on 10 September 1924 and was commissioned into the Royal Indian Army Service Corps on 19 September 1943, being advanced Lieutenant on 19 March 1944 and serving in the South-East Asia operations as a Captain (Medal & clasp). After Indian independance, he took a Regular Commission in the Bihar Regiment serving with the Army Education Corps School, Pachmari as Publication Office...

Five: Major A. K. Gray, 8th & 6th Gurkha Rifles and Sultan of Oman's ForcesBurma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, S. E. Asia 1945-46, Malaya (Capt. A. K. Gray. 8G.R.), second clasp loose upon riband; Oman, Sultanate, As-Samood Medal, mounted as worn, good very fine and a good combinationAlastair Kirkland Gray was born at Angus, Scotland on 23 November 1925 and enlisted in The Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment on 8 June 1943 (No. 6100783). He was commissioned into the Indian Army on 19 August 1944 and saw active service in Burma and South-East Asia wit...

Five: Major M. S. Milliken, Royal Indian Army Service Corps, who retrained as a Vicar after his war service1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals with M.I.D. oak leaf; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Major. M. S. Milliken R.I.A.S.C.), mounted for wear, very fine (5) M.I.D. London Gazette 22 August 1946 (Far East).Michael Sturge Milliken was born in Waterford, Ireland, in August 1920. He was the son of H. E. Milliken, a school master at Malvern College, London. Milliken was educated at Oldfield School, Swanage and Merchant Taylor’s Moor Park. He originally served...

Five: Havildar C. S. Bisht, Royal Garhwal Rifles, who earned a 'mention' for the South-East Asia operations1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War and India Service Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46, with M.I.D. oak leaf (6018 Hav. Chandar Singh Bisht, 1 Bn., R. Garh. Rif.), contact marks, nearly very fine (5)M.I.D. London Gazette 26 June 1947 (Netherlands East Indies prior to 30 November 1946).Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Six: Major K. M. Hutchison, 6th and 8th Gurkha Rifles, who was 'mentioned' in MalayaIndia General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39 (2-Lt. K. M. Hutchinson. U-L.I.A.); 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45; Indian Service Medal; General Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, S. E. Asia 1945-46, Malaya, with M.I.D. oak leaf (Capt. K. M. Hutchison. 8th G.R.),this last with minor official correction before rank, nearly extremely fine (6)M.I.D. London Gazette 29 June 1954 (6th Gurkha Rifles - Malaya).Kenneth Mahaffy Hutchison was born on 13 March 1920 and was educated at Manwood Scho...

Six: Mess Clerk Hasmat Ali Khan, 1-9 Gurkha RiflesIndia General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39 (Mess Ck. Hasmat Ali Khan 1-9 G.R.); 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War and India Service Medals, these all impressed (Mess Clerk Hasmat Ali Khan 1-9 Gurkhas); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S.E. Asia 1945-46 (Mess Clerk Hasmat Ali Khan 1-9 Gurkhas), edge bruising, contact marks, very fine (6) Ex-A. M. Shaw Collection, DNW, December 2012.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Six: Lieutenant-Colonel F. J. Edlmann, 2/6th Rajputana RiflesIndia General Service 1936-39, 2 clasps, North West Frontier 1936-37, North West Frontier 1937-39 (Capt. F. J. Edlmann. 2-6 Raj. Rif.); 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War and India Service Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Lt. Col. F. J. Edlmann. 6 Raj. Rif.), good very fine (6)Francis John Edlmann was born on born on 3 November 1902 and was educated at St Anthony's, Eastbourne. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant onto the Indian Army Unattached List in February 1923 and served with the 1st Battalion, B...

Six: Lieutenant-Colonel C. A. S. Melville, 5/6th Rajputana Rifles1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Lt. Col. C. A. S. Melville. Raj. Rif.), mounted as worn, good very fine (6)Cyril Alan Swinton Melville was born on 24 June 1906 in Cumbria, the son of Major Alan Melville, Indian Army and was educated at Wellington College, Somerset from 1920-24, before going up to the Royal Military College, Sandhurst.He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the 5/6th Rajputana Rifles with whom he served until 1947. During the...

Six: Major S. L. Roxburgh, Indian Army, attached Army Field Intelligence, who was cashiered by sentence of General Court Martial in November 19471939-45 Star; Burma Star; War and India Service Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (Capt. S. L. Roxburgh S.L.Q.M. (I.A.)); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., India (S-Sjt. Instr. S. L. Roxbrough [sic], I.U.L. Attd. A.F.I.), good very fine (6)Sydney Leslie Roxburgh was born on 12 August 1900. Having served in Burma during the Second World War and in South-East Asia (Medal & clasp), Roxburgh was cashiered by Court Martial on 22...

A ‘double-issue’ G.S.M. group of six awarded to Captain F. W. V. Shaw, Indian Army Ordnance Corps and Cyprus Central Prison Staff1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (E.C.5435 Capt. F. W. V. Shaw, I.A.O.C.); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Cyprus (1188 Sgt. F. W. V. Shaw), some contact marks, very fine(6) Frank William Verecker Shaw was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the 7th Rajput Regiment on 29 November 1941. Serving with the Indian Army Ordnance Corps he was promoted to a War Substantive Lieutenant on 1 October 1942.Subject...

A very fine campaign group awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel M. H. C. France, 2/13th Frontier Force Rifles, later Wing Commander, Royal Air Force Regiment, who was twice 'mentioned' and wounded during his careerIndia General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1936-37, with M.I.D. oak leaf (Lt. M. H. C. France, 2-13 F. F. Rif.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Burma Star; War and India Service Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, S. E. Asia 1945-46, Malaya, with M.I.D. oak leaf (Lt. Col. M. H. C. France. 2. F. F. Rif.), mounted court-style as worn by Spink & Son, St James's, tra...

(x) Pair: Stoker R. Denzy, Royal NavyQueen's South Africa 1899-1902 (R. Deuzy, Sto. H.M.S. Terrible) note surname spelling; China 1900 (R. Denzy. Sto., H.M.S. Terrible.), contact wear, nearly very fine (2)R. Denzy is listed on both the South Africa and China Medal rolls, there is no R. Deuzy listed on the South Africa Roll. In these two conflicts the Terrible landed shore parties including two 4.7 inch guns which took part in the Siege of Ladysmith. On both rolls it is noted that the medals were sent to Denzy aboard Terrible on 22 September 1902.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Ladysmith (2807 Pte T. O'Neil, W. Yorkshire Regt), very fineThomas O'Neil was born at Leeds, Yorkshire in 1872. Enlisting on 7 November 1890 having previously served with the 3rd (Militia) Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment O'Neil was posted to the West Indies with 2nd Battalion on 24 February 1892, remaining there until 12 April 1894 being posted to 1st Battalion when back in Britain on 19 May. Posted to Gibraltar from 9 January 1895-8 October 1896 travelling on to Hong Kong, arriving on 9 October 1896 before moving again to Singapore, ar...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Talana (4910 Drmr: A. Brudell, Rl. Dublin Fus:), rank name officially corrected, pawnbroker's mark to rim, very fineAthur Charles Brudnell was born at Lincolnshire in 1877 the son of William Brudnell of Grantham. Enlisting with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers on 16 September 1893 having previously served with Lincolnshire Militia with entered the regiment with the rank of Boy and was appointed Drummer on 17 September. Posted to the 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Regiment in India on 9 February 1894. While here he attained his majority and the rank of Privat...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Orange Free State (2319 Tpr: F. Smithh. S.A. Lt. Horse.), nearly extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith (4618 Pte. C. Marriott 5/Lcrs), good very fineCharles Marriott was born at Northampton in 1875, the son of Robert Marriott of the High Street, Brackley, Northamptonshire. Enlisting on 3 February 1900 with 5th Lancers, he was posted to India on 11 November 1896-4 March 1898 before being reposted to South Africa. He served here throughout the Boer War suffering a slight wound to his scalp as a result of an accident on 16 January 1900, he returned to Britain on 14 June 1900. Transferred to the Reserve on 1 November 1...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (3011 Pte G. Williamson, North'd:Fus:), good very fineG. Williamson served with the 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers during the Khartoum expedition of 1898 with the Sudan Medal roll noting his transfer to the Army Reserve after the campaign. Despite this he was posted to South Africa with the 2nd Battalion during the Second Boer War. He died of disease at Springfontein on 23 July 1900 and is erroneously listed on the causality roll as '3011 Private Williamson, M.'. The Medal roll records G. Williamson as dying...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Wittebergen (3488 Pte P. Darby, 10th Hussars), slight edge bruise, very finePercy Darby was born at Cambridge in 1877 the son of Sarah Darby of Panton Street, Cambridge. Enlisting with 10th Hussars on 1 February 1895 having previously served with 4 (Militia) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Posted to South Africa on 6 November 1899 he served here there until 7 March 1901 before returning to Britain. Promoted Lance Corporal 6 August 1901, the next year he transferred to the 1st Class Reserve on 11 September, retaining hi...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein (2731. Pte H. G. McLennon. Glouc. Rgt.), edge bruise, very fineHenry George McLennon was born at Bedminster, Bristol, the son of James McLennon. He enlisted on 4 November 1889 and served with 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. McLennon died of disease on 23 March 1902 at Bloemfontein and is remembered at the Cathedral Chapter House, Gloucester; sold together with copied medal rolls and death details.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Johannesburg (2215 Pte S. Smith. Norfolk Regt), very fine168 'Paardeberg' clasps to unit.S. Smith served with the 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment during the Second Boer War. Arriving in South Africa in January 1900 the Regiment joined the advance on Bleomfontein as part of 14th Brigade. During the Battle of Paardeberg this unit was charged with ensuring that reinforcements did not aid in any attempted breakout though they were not engaged in the battle on the attack upon Conje's lagger. Smith is noted in the medal roll as b...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Transvaal (2105 Tpr: W. C. Wyne, Robert's Horse), edge brusing, very fineW. C. Wyne is noted on the roll as having served with 26 Company, Army Service Corps; sold together with copied medal roll.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (2451 Pte J. D. Martin. Rly: Pnr:Regt), unofficial clasp between first and second bars, post loose, very fineJ. E. Martin served with 4th Battalion, Railway Pioneer Regiment. He is noted as entitled to the Transvaal, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 clasps; sold together with copied medal rolls.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Natal, Transvaal, Wittebergen, South Africa 1901 (Capt. G. S. Mansfield. R.A.M.C.), mounted as worn, slight wear, very fineG. S. Mansfield, he is noted as having transferred on 5 April 1901.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Belfast (2711 Sjt. W. Beech. 2-Dgns.), slight pitting, very fineOfficial Replacement, issued 12 December 1923.William Beech was born at Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire in 1885. Serving through the Second Boer War with the rank of Sergeant he was invalided on 6 June 1901. Re-enlisting during the First World War and entered the war in France on 25 July 1915, with the Northamptonshire Regiment. Having been discharged to the reserves on 20 February 1919 he wrote in to the War Office to explain that a fi...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Kimberly, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Transvaal (3165. Pte. G. Dixon. 6/Drgn. Gds.), mounted as worn, edge bruising, post loose, very fineGeorge Dixon was born in Northumberland in 1873; sold together with copied medal roll.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Talana, Defence of Ladysmith, Laing's Nek, Belfast (3396 Pte W. G. Caskey, I: Leic: Regt), slight contact wear, very fineWilliam Henry Caskey was born at St Marys, Durham in 1874 the son of Rose Caskey of 24 Diamond Street, South Shields. Enlisting with the 1st Battalion Leicester Regiment on 7 April 1892, he was posted to the West Indies on 17 January 1894. While here he was imprisoned for misconduct on 7 September 1895 and sentenced to 84 days confinement, returning to duty on 6 December 1895. Only a few days later Caskey joined his Battalion in...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902. 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3059 Pte W. Nolan. Rl:Irish Rif:) post and suspension severely buckled, edge bruising, good fineWilliam Nolan was born at Lisburn, Antrim, Ireland in 1878. Attesting with the Militia on 30 October 1899 he was embodied on 10 May 1900 with the Royal Irish Rifles for service in South Africa, disembarking on 5 April 1901. Returning to Britain on 23 July 1902 he was disembodied again 24 July; sold together with copied medal rolls.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VA...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (78674 Dvr: P. Duffy, 7th Bty., R.F.A.), contact wear, very finePatrick Duffy was born at St. Patricks, Edinburgh in 1871. Enlisting with the Royal Artillery in 1890 he served during the Second Boer War with No. 7 Battery, Royal Field Artillery. He was wounded in action on 24 January 1900 while the battery was engaged at Spion Kop, surviving this Duffy went on to served during the guerrilla phase of the war. However he is listed on the medal roll as dying of pneumonia on 17 September 1900;...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Wepener, Transvaal, Wittebergen (2934 Pte C. H. Johnson. Cape M. R.), minor contact marks, good very fineClaude Henry Johnson was born in 1872. Enlisting with the Cape Mounted Rifles at Umtata on 8 November 1896 he served first with 'H' Squadron from January 1897. Johnson suffered from repeated disciplinary problems being fined for 'Inattention on service' on 18 May 1897 and later 'Being in the canteen after hours' on 18 January 1898. Transferring to 'HQ' Squadron in February 1902 his infractions continued, being with his 'Being drunk...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Transvaal, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (7436 Corpl: S. Martin. Vol: Coy Bord: Regt), contact marks and edge bruising, nearly very fineSimon Martin was born at St. Marus, Cumberland in 1871. He enlisted with the Volunteer Company, Border Regiment in 1901; sold together with copied medal rolls.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Laing's Nek, Transvaal (4265 Pte J. E. Hall, Lanc: Fus:), First, Second, Fourth and Fifth Clasps tailor's copies, edge bruising, minor contact marks, very fineJ. E. Hall is listed on the medal roll as entitled to the clasp Relief of Ladysmith only; he is further noted as Invalided on 27 July 1900.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (7238 Pte E. Barnes. Rl. Irish Rifles.), post loose, good very fineEvelyn Barnes was born at Ecton, Northamptonshire in 1880. He enlisted with the Royal Irish Rifles in 1901 and is listed on the medal roll as transferring to '16 London Irish'; sold together with with copied medal rolls.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (8939 Pte T. Whalley, Cldstm:Gds:), slight edge bruise, nearly extremely fineThomas Whalley was born at Gorlon, Lancaster in 1870. Enlisting with the Coldstream Guards in 1892 he served throughout the Second Boer War.Further entitled to the King's South Africa 1902 Medal with two clasps.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (3480 Pte R. Butler, Gren:Gds:), contact marks, edge bruising, very fineR. Butler served with 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards which formed part of the Guards Brigade under Major-General Colville. They were engaged early in the war at Belmont in the attempt to relieve Kimberly were they formed the centre of the British line. They were at the fore of the British Line in taking both Boer lines of defence on Gun Hill and then Mont Blanc. The Guards were held in reserve at Enslin an...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 7 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Relief of Kimberly, Johnanesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen, South Africa 1901 (3628. Serjt. T. Dandy. 9/Lcrs.), post loose, edge bruise, contact wear, nearly very fineThomas Dandy was born at Bolton, Lancashire in 1873, the son of Ellen Dandy, 2 Burden Road, Bolton. Enlisting with the 9th Lancers on 30 July 1893, serving in Britain he was promoted Lance Corporal on 28 March 1896. Posted first to South Africa on 26 August 1896 the regiment served here until 11 March 1898 when they were transferred to India on 12 March. While...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (1897 Pte J. W. Smith, Devon: Regt), slight edge bruising, very fineJ W Smith served with 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment during the Burma 1889-92 Campaign (Medal and Clasp). Later posted to South Africa during the Second Boer War he transferred to 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment before being sent to England for discharge on 9 October 1900; sold together with copied medal rolls.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium....

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Talana, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (4461 Pte J. Kane, Rl. Dublin Fus:), name officially corrected contact wear, very fineJames Kane was born at Dublin, Ireland in 1874. Enlisting with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers on 12 July 1892 his regiment was already present in South Africa for the outbreak of the Second Boer War. After the battle of Talana they withdrew south, joining General Buller's relief army rather than the garrison of Ladysmith. He transferred to the 1st Battalion, Royal Dub...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Relief of Kimberly, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Joahnnesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen (14179 Gnr: A. J. Hales, 76th Dty., R.F.A.), post loose, contact marks, edge bruising, very fineAlma John Hales was born at Marylebone, London in 1878, the son of Charles Hales of 104 Great College Street, Camden Town. Enlisting on 26 February 1896 he had previously worked as a Silver Polisher while serving with the 4th Middlesex Regiment (Milita). Posted as Gunner to 76th Battery on 15 April he served in Britain until 1 January 1900 before travelling to South Afri...

(x) Pair: Corporal C. S. Philips, Devonshire RegimentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith, Belfast (4483 Cpl. C. S. Philips, Devon: Regt.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4483 Corpl: E. S. Philips. Devon: Regiment), contact marks, slight edge bruising on first, post loose on second, very fineCharles Samuel Philips was born in August 1877 at Paddington, London the son of William John Philips of North Kennington, London. He worked as a plumber's mate prior to enlisting with the Devonshire Regiment on 5 October...

(x) Pair: Private T. H. Steine, 17th LancersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (3476 Pvte T. H. Steine. 17/Lcrs:); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3476 Pte T. H. Steine. 17th Lancers.), good very fine (2)Thomas Hill Steine was born at Lanark, Lanarkshire in 1872, the son of Thomas Steine, 4 Melville Road, Perth. Prior to enlistment he served with the 1st Royal Artillery Volunteers and worked as a gunmaker. Attesting with the 17th Dragoons on 26 March 1890. He served in Britain the entirety of his firs...

(x) Pair: Private J. Conkey, Loyal North Lancashire RegimentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Orange Free State, Transvaal (4753 Pte J. Conkey, 1st L. N. Lanc: Regt); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4753 Pte J. Conkey. L. N. Lanc: Regt), slight edge brusing, overall very fine (2)J. Conkey served with the half of the 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment which fought with Lord Methuen's column rather than being trapped in Kimberley. They were not heavily engaged at Belmont but faced severe fighting at Enslin wh...

(x) Pair: Private A. Brown, Leicestershire RegimentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Talana, Defence of Ladysmith, Laing's Nek, Belfast (3634 Pte A. Brown, 1:Leic:Regt); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3634 Pte A. Brown. Leicester: Regt), suspension loose on first, edge bruising to second, overall wear, very fine (2)Albert Brown was born at St. Margret's, Leicestershire in 1872, the son of Annie Brown. He worked as a Barber and while doing so enlisted with 3rd (Militia) Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment later attesting for 1st Battalion on...

(x) Pair: Private H. Saviour, Shropshire Light InfantryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg (5714 Pte H. Saviour, 2nd Shropshire Li. Infy.); King's South Africa 1901-1902, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (5714 Pte. H. Saviour, Shrops: L. I.), edge bruising, minor contact marks to both, very fine (2)Henry Saviour was born in 1880 at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, the son of Robert Saviour. He lived with his family at 4 Newpark Terrace, Shrewsbury, He worked as a Carpenter and served with the 1st King's Shropshire Light Infantry Vol...

(x) Pair: Corporal C. P. Fauvel, 18th HussarsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Talana, Defence of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Laing's Nek, Belfast (3658. Pte: C. Fauvel. 18/ Hrs:); King's South Africa 1901-1902, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3658 Corpl: C. Fauvel. 18th Hussars), mounted as worn on silver display plate engraved (18th (Queen Mary's Own) Hussars) pin lacking, contact marks, edge bruising, post loose, nearly very fine (2)Charles Philip Fauvel was born at St. Helier, Jersey on 4 November 1874. The 18th Hussars were already in South Africa when the Boer W...

(x) Pair: Corporal S. O'Toole, Royal Dublin FusiliersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Talana, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (5259 Pte. S. O'Toole, Rl. Dublin Fus:); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (5259 Corpl: S. O'Toole. Rl: Dublin Fus:), contact marks, nearly very fine (2)Stephen O'Toole was born at Dublin, Ireland in 1873, the son of Michael O'Toole of 125 Capel Street, Dublin. Enlisting on 8 October 1894 with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, he was posted to the East Indies with 2nd Battalion o...

(x) Pair: Private S. Cuthbert, Coldstream GuardsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (1785 Pte S. Cuthbert. C.Gds.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (1785 Pte S. Cuthbert. C.Gds.), late issue naming, very fine (2)S. Cuthbert is noted on the roll as having forfeited his medals to the Civil Authority only to have them reissued on 8 December 1920; sold together with copied medal roll and extract relating to the Coldstream Guards during the Boer War.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer...

(x) Pair: Gunner J. Mundy, Royal ArtilleryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diomond Hill, Wittebergen (87036 Gnr: J. Munday, R.F.A.), initial altered, pawnbroker's mark to rim; King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (87036 Gnr: J. Munday. R.F.A.). edge bruising, contact marks, very fine (2)James Munday was born at Poplar, London in 1873, the son of George Munday of 197 Stebondale Street, Poplar. Enlisting with the Royal Artillery at Woolwich on 23 October 1891. He suffered from repeated dis...

(x) Three: Squadron Quartermaster J. Rees, 18th HussarsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Talana, Transvaal (3832. O.R. Corpl. J. Rees. 18.Hrs.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3892 Corpl: J. Rees. 18th Hussars); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., (3832 Sjt: J. Rees. 18/Hrs.), heavy contact wear overall, good fine (3)Joseph Rees was born at Carmarthen in 1873, the son of David Rees. He worked as an Ironmonger's Assistant prior to enlistment with the 18th Hussars on 22 March 1892. He remained in Britain for the next year before being posted to India o...

(x) Three: Lieutenant-Colonel W. Taylor, Reserve Cavalry Regiment, late Army Service Corps, 7th Dragoon Guards, Rifle BrigadeQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal, Wittebergen (Capt: W. Taylor. A.S.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Capt. W. Taylor. A.S.C.); Jubilee 1897, silver, mounted as worn, good very fine (3)Wilbraham Taylor was born at Gibraltar, the son of Eliza and Lieutenant-Colonel Montagu Brook Wilbraham Taylor. He followed his father into the Rifle Brigade with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant, transferring to 7th...

(x) Three: 2nd Lieutenant C. W. McKechnie, Rifle Brigade, Late 70th (Sharpshooters) Company, 18th Imperial YeomanryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Rhodesia, Orange Free State (12552 Tpr: C. W. McKechnie, 70th Coy 18th Imp: Yeo:); British War Medal 1914-20 (2/Lt. C. W. McKechnie.); bi-lingual Victory Medal 1914-19 (2/Lt. C. W. Kechnie.), mounted for display, slight edge bruising, nearly extremely fine (3)Sold together with copied medal rolls.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Three: Battery Quartermaster W. T. Manley, 2/1 Welsh Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, late 43 Battery and 116 BatteryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (72017 Sgt W. T. Manley, 43rd Bty: R.F.A.), final clasp sewn onto carriage; King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901; South Africa 1902 (72017 Serjt: J. W. [SIC] Manley, R.F.A.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (72017 B.Q.M.Sjt: W. T. Manley. R.F.A.), overall contact wear and edge bruising, nearly very fine (3)William Thomas Manley was born at Bow, London in 1871, the son of Thomas W...

(x) Three: Corporal W. Knight, Devonshire RegimentIndia General Service 1895-1908, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (3351 Pte W. H. Knight 1st Bn Devon Regt); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith, Belfast (3357 Corpl: W. H. Knigh. Devon: Regt); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3357 Corpl: W. Knight. Devon: Regt), post loose on first and third, contact wear and edge bruising overall, nearly very fine (3)William Henry Knight was born at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Enlisting on 10 November 1891 wi...

(x) Three: Private. J. Stoodley, Devonshire RegimentIndia General Service 1895-1908, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (3669 Pte J. Stoodley 1st Bn Devon Regt); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith, Belfast (3669 Pte J. Stoodley, Devon:Regt); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3669 Pte J. Stoodley. Devon: Regt), post loose on first, overall contact wear and edge brusing, nearly very fine (3)Joseph Churchill Stoodley was born at Hawkechurch, Dorset in 1873, the son of Mary Ann Richmond Stoodley of A...

(x) Three: Private A. Brown, Somerset Light InfantryIndia General Service 1895-1908, 1 clasp, Punjab Frontier 1897-98 (2990 [SIC] Pte A. Brown 1st Bn. Som. Lt. Infy:); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State; Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (2890 Pte A. Brown, Somerset: Li. Infy.); King's South Africa 1901-1902, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (2890 Pte A. Brown. Somerset: L. I.), post loose on first, overall contact wear, nearly very fine (3)A. Brown appears on the medal roll for 1st Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry as part of P...

(x) Three: Private W. Bond, Northumberland Fusiliers, late Coldstream Guards, who served throughout the Boer War and re-joined to serve in the Great War only to be severely wounded on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (1332 Pte W. Bond, Cldstm: Gds:); British War and Victory Medals (20-25 Pte. W. Bond. North'd Fus.), suspension slack on first, somewhat worn overall, nearly very fine (3)William Bond was born on 25 September 1878 at Choppington, Morpeth the son of...

(x) Four Driver J. H. Lester, Royal ArtilleryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith, Belfast (90479. Dr J. Lester. R.F.A.), King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (90479. Dr J. Lester. R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (1461 Dvr. J. H. Lester. R.A.), minor contact wear, overall very fine (4)Jesse Herbert Lester was born at Trowbridge, Wiltshire in 1873, the son of John Lester of 90 Market Street, Trowbridge. Enlisting on 27 May 1892 with the Royal Artillery having previously served with the 1st Wiltshire Rifle Vol...

(x) Four: Private T. Perris, Rifle BrigadeQueen's Sudan 1896-98 (2858. Pte. T. Perris. 2/R.Bde:); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith, Laing's Nek, Belfast (2858 Pte T. Perris, Rifle Brigade); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (2858 Pte T. Perris. Rifle Brigade.); Khedive's Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum, unnamed as issue, good very fine (4)Tom Perris was born at Leigh, Sherborne, Dorset in 1973, the son of William Parris of Leigh, Sherborne. Enlisting on 26 June 1893 with the 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade, having previou...

(x) Four: Private H. J. Holdaway, Cameron HighlandersQueen's Sudan 1896-98 (2991. Pte H. Holdaway. 1/Cam. H:); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasp, Cape Colony, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen (2991 Pte. H. Holdaway. I: Cam'n: Hdrs:), service number somwhat obscured by wear; King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (2991 Pte H. Holdaway. Cameron Highrs.); Khedive's Sudan 1896-98 (2991 Pte Holdaway 1 Cam Highrs), mounted as worn, severe contact wear and edge bruising overall, nearly very fine (4)Harry James Holdaway was born at Chalvey Buckinghamsh...

(x) Four: Sergeant E. Holdaway, County of London Yeomanry, late Royal Horse ArtilleryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill (71300 Dr E. Holdaway , G Bty., R.H.A.); 1914-15 Star (1128 L. Cpl. E. Holdaway. 3-Co. of Lond. Y.); British War and Victory Medals (1128 Sjt. E. Holdaway. 3-Co. of Lond. Y.), mounted as worn, minor contact marks, overall very fine (4)Edward Holdaway was born at Chalvey, Chuckinghamshire in 1871, the son of William and Mary Anne Holdaway of 1 Garibaldi Place, Upton cum Chalvey, Eton. Enlisting on...

(x) Five: Lieutenant C. C. Hewlett, Army Service CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (15959. Pte. C. C. Hewlett. A.S.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (15959 Pte C. C. Hewlett. A.S.C.); 1914 Star, with clasp (S-15959 S.Sjt C. C. Hewlett. A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (2 Lieut. C. C. Hewlett.), with MID oak leaves, contact marks to first two, overall very fine (5)Clifford Charles Hewlett was born on 14 January 1882. He served with 'B' Supply Company, Army Service Corps during the Second...

(x) Five: Private H. Leonard, Army Veterinary Corps, late Leicestershire RegimentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Talana, Defence of Ladysmith, Laing's Nek, Belfast (3894 Pte H. Leonard, I:Leic:Regt); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3894 Pte H. Leonard. Leicester: Regt); 1914-15 Star (Se. 10921 Pte. H. Leonard, A.V.C.); British War and Victory Medals (Se-10921 Pte. H. Leonard. A.V.C.), post loose on first, minor contact wear overall (5)Henry Leonard was born at Findern, Northamptonshire in 1875 the son of Thomas and Sarah Leonard. Enlisting...

(x) Five: Quartermaster & Lieutenant W. Mann, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 7 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond, Hill, Belfast, South Africa 1901 (4735 Cpl W. Mann, Yorkshire Regt); 1914-15 Star (4735 S.Mjr W. Mann. York. R.); British War and Victory Medals (Q. M. & Lieut. W. Mann.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (4735 C. Sjt: W. Mann. York: Regt), post loose to first, otherwise some contact wear overall good very fine (5)William Martin Mann was born at Hammersmith in 1876 the son of Elijah Mann of Shepard's Bush,...

(x) Six: Driver W. Sadd, Royal ArtilleryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (32574 Dvr: W. Sadd, 5th Bty: R.F.A.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (32574 Dvr: W. Sadd. R.F.A.); 1914-15 Star (32574 Dvr. W. Sadd. R.A.); British War and Victory Medals (32574 Dvr. W. Sadd. R.A.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (32574 Dvr. W. Sadd. R.A.), mounted as worn by Firmin, London, the first two somewhat battered and worn, contact wear overall, very fine...

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

(x) Six: Sergeant J. Barrett, South African Medical Corps, late South African Veterans Regiment and Gordon HighlandersIndia General Service 1895-1908, 3 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98, Samana 1897 (2014 Pte. J. Barrett 1st Bn. Gord: Highrs); Queen's South Africa, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Belfast (6557 Pte J. Barrett, Gordon Highrs:); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (6557 Corpl: J. Barrett. Gordon Highrs.); 1914-15 Star (Pte J. Barrett 10th F. Amb. S.A.M.C.); British War 1914-20 (Sjt J. Barrett. S.A...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantA 1904 K.C.B. group of four awarded General Sir W. P. Wright, Deputy Adjutant-General, Royal Marines, who sailed with two of the three Flying Squadrons and published an account of the adventures of the Detached Squadron 1874-1877 and after retirement was appointed President of the Fulham branch of the League of MercyThe Most Honourable Order of the Bath, K.C.B., Military Division, Knight Commander's set of Insignia, comprising neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, silver, silver-gilt and enamel; Jubilee 1887; Coronation 1902; League of Mercy, Badge, in p...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantThe remarkable C.M.G., O.B.E. group of four awarded to Admiral E. H. M. Davis, Royal Navy, who first saw action as a teenager in the Anglo-Satsuma War and Choshu Rebellion, before seeing action ashore with the Naval Brigade during the Zulu War; he latterly raised the British flag on no less than thirteen islands in the Western Pacific and secured important ethnographical collections for our Museums whilst in command of the Royal Sovereign in that regionThe Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, C.M.G., neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel, con...

The C.M.G. group of seven awarded to Vice-Admiral R. A. Nugent, Royal Navy, Assistant Director of Naval Intelligence 1916-18The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, C.M.G., Companion’s neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; 1914-15 Star (Capt. R. A. Nugent, R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. R. A. Nugent. R.N.); France, Republic, Legion of Honour, breast Badge, with Rosette upon riband, gold and enamel, gold mark to obverse downward tassle; Japan, Empire, Order of the Rising Sun, 3rd Class neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel, red cabochon at centres; Russia, Imperial,...

Family Group:Five: Chief Engineer G. T. Dobson, Merchant Navy, killed on 28 January 1941 in the loss of the GrelrosaMercantile Marine and War Medals, mounted in that order (George T. Dobson); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; War Medal 1939-45, mounted as worn, first two polished and pitted, overall very fineA 1945 Gothenburg Convoy O.B.E. group of four awarded to Chief Engineer C. Dobson, Merchant Navy, who was interned during the fall of Norway and again after the failure of the second Gothenburg Convoy having volunteered to serve with it despite being in his sixtiesThe Most Excellent Order of th...

A 1945 B.E.M. group of eleven awarded to Colour Sergeant J. W. Ellis, Royal Marines, a veteran of the Arctic Convoys PQ2 and QP2 aboard H.M.S. Norfolk - previously present during the famous Bismarck actionBritish Empire Medal, Military Division, G.VI.R. (Mrne. John W. Ellis. R.M. Ply.21120.), impressed naming on a prepared ground, with card box of issue; 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star, clasp, France and Germany; Arctic Star, with its box of issue named to 'J W Ellis PLYX/21120'; Africa Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Naval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-45; Ro...

A rare East Africa D.S.C. awarded to Captain C. F. M. Chambers, Royal Naval Air ServiceDistinguished Service Cross, G.V.R., silver (Hallmarks for London 1917), the reverse contemporarily engraved 'F. S. Lt. C. F. M. Chambers R.N.A.S. 10th June 1917. Lindi. E. Africa', in its Garrard & Co. case of issue, good very fineD.S.C. London Gazette 19 December 1917:'During the combined operations in the neighbourhood of Lindi, East Africa, on the 10th and 11th June 1917, this officer flew his machine at all hours of the day under heavy fire with excellent results, bringing back to his Commanding Officer...

The superb Gold Sea Gallantry Medal group of five awarded to Ensign F. M. Upton, United States Navy, the recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor (Navy) for the Great War, who was further decorated with the Lloyd's Medal, Liverpool Shipwreck Marine Medal and New York Lifesaving Gold Medal for his gallant part in the wreck of the Antinoe in January 1926Sea Gallantry Medal (Foreign Services), G.V.R., gold (Frank M. Upton. "Antinoe." 25th-28th January. 1926.); Lloyd’s Medal for Saving Life at Sea, 2nd small type, silver (Fourth Officer Frank M. Upton. S.S. "Antinoe" 24th to 28th January 1926...

A rare Ashanti 1896 C.M.G. group of five awarded to Major H. D. Larymore, Royal Artillery, A.D.C. and Secretary to Colonel Sir Francis Scott and British Resident at Kumassi, later Resident in Northern NigeriaThe Order of St. Michael and St. George, C.M.G., breast Badge, silver-gilt and enamels, complete with ribbon buckle; Jubilee 1897, silver; East and West Africa 1887-1900, 1 clasp, 1892 (A. Inspr. Capt: D. H. Larymore. G.C. Constaby.); Ashanti Star 1896; Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, N. Nigeria 1904 (Resdt. Major H. D. Larymore. C.M.G. Political Dept.) some enamel chipping to the...

'Sir Louis Knuthsen, known to all of his friends as "K", was perhaps the best-educated medical man I have known. He had travelled extensively and intelligently in his younger days, and had important friends in every country in Europe. His opinion on almost any subject or event was informed 'from the inside', and was invariably delivered in entertaining fashion. His evident kindness always inspired active affection both in his patients and his friends. As he grew older his ripe wisdom became invariably apparent and was widely valued. After the death of his wife in 1946 he seemed lonely, and his...

A rare R.V.M. pair awarded to Sergeant-Major G. Wise, King's Royal Rifle Corps - the doting Personal Soldier-Servant to His Royal Highness Major Prince Christian-Victor of Schleswig-Holstein G.C.B., G.C.V.O., D.S.O., K.St.J., the favourite grandchild of Queen VictoriaRoyal Victorian Medal, V.R., silver; Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Laing's Nek, Belfast (8425 Pte. G. Wise, 4th K.R.R.C.), clasp back-straps adapted for mounting, very fine (2)R.V.M. presented by Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle on 30 November 1900 (T...

A rare 'Second World War Intelligence Chief's' C.B.E. group of eleven awarded to Brigadier C. D. Roberts, Royal Artillery, who served as Chief of Security Intelligence Middle East from 1944-46, leading the capture of at least twelve enemy spies in the period; he had previously been decorated for his service in South Russia in 1919The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.), Military, Commander's 2nd type neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; British War and Victory Medals (Capt. C. D. Roberts.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; General...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantA 1934 Knight Bachelor, Great War O.B.E. group of six awarded Major Sir W. O. Wright, 2nd (Madras) Garrison Group Artillery, late Madras Artillery Volunteers (The Duke's Own), who served with this unit when they returned fire at the S.M.S. Emden during the Bombardment of Madras, going on to command the unit he was an important figure within Madras Society, later Honorary Consul for Belgium at MadrasKnight Bachelor’s Badge, 1st type breast Badge, silver-gilt and enamel, hallmarks for London 1933, in its damaged case of issue; The Most Excellent Order of the B...

A 1919 O.B.E. attributed to Mrs V. M. A. Siltzer, British Red Cross SocietyThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Civil) Officer’s 1st type, Lady’s shoulder Badge, silver, hallmarks for London 1919, on lady’s bow riband, in Garrard & Co. Ltd Lady’s case of issue, case scuffed, otherwise nearly extremely fine, together with Society of Saint Augustine Medal, mounted for wear by Spink & Son (2)O.B.E. London Gazette 8 January 1919:'Stores Department, Headquarters Staff, British Red Cross Society.'Violet Mary Annette Siltzer (nee Stourton) was born on 3 January 1873 at Hannover Squ...

An M.B.E. group of six awarded to Captain L. R. N. Bell, Special Investigation Branch, Royal Military Police & Police Sergeant, West Riding ConstabularyThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast Badge, silver; 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Police Long Service, E.II.R. (Sergt. Leonard R. N. Bell), good very fine (6)M.B.E. London Gazette 13 October 1947.Leonard Roland Norman Bell joined the Leeds City Police in July 1939 and transferred to the Military Police in May 1943, serving with the Special Investigati...

A rare 1958 M.B.E group of five awarded to Warrant Officer Class 2 R. A. Spick, Special Investigation Branch, Royal Military Police, late Grenadier Guards, decorated for his Command of the SIB Detachment on Malta from 1955-58The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast Badge, silver; 1939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., Regular Army (2612315 W.O.Cl.2. R. A. Spick. R.M.P.), good very fine (5)M.B.E. London Gazette 12 June 1958. The original Recommendation states:'WO II Spick has been in charge of the SIB Det in Mal...

A 1945 Civil M.B.E group of three awarded to District Officer E. R. St. A. Davies, Kenya Colonial ServiceThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, (M.B.E.) Member's 2nd Type breast Badge, silver; Coronation 1953; Denmark, Kingdom, Pro Dania 1940-45, mounted as worn, good very fine (3)M.B.E. London Gazette 1 January 1945.Eric Reginald St Aubrey Davies was born in 1906 in British Columbia, Canada and was educated at Felstead College and Corpus Christi, Cambridge. He served in Kenya in the Colonial Service and latterly as Clerk of the Council and Government Secretary and Treasurer of the Is...

A poignant 1944 B.E.M. group of five awarded to Sergeant J. Murphy, 7th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment, who was killed in action in Normandy on 18 July 1944British Empire Medal (4532858 Sgt. John Murphy); 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, good very fine (5)B.E.M. London Gazette 1 January 1944>John Murphy was born at Middlesbrough, Yorkshire in 1910, the son of Peter and Alice Murphy. Serving with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment he was awarded the British Empire Medal in the 1944 Birthday Honours. He fought during the...

A very rare B.E.M. for Gallantry awarded to Corporal Karnabahadur Limbu, 10th Princess Mary's Own Gurkha RiflesBritish Empire Medal for Gallantry, Military Division, E.II.R. (21146537 Cpl. Karnabahadur Limbu. 10 P.M.O.G.R.), officially impressed naming on a pre-prepared ground, minor official correction to unit, otherwise good very fine3 awards of the B.E.M. for Gallantry to Gurkhas during its existence 1958-74.B.E.M. for Gallantry London Gazette 1 July 1958:'On the 13th January, 1958, Corporal KARNABAHADUR, hearing the cries of a woman rushed from his quarters to discover that a three year ol...

A 1965 B.E.M. awarded to Pipe Major (Warrant Officer Class 2) B. Limbu, Gurkha SignalsBritish Empire Medal, Military Division, E.II.R. (21146271 W/O.II. (L) Bombahadur Limbu, Gurkha Sigs.), officially impressed naming on a pre-prepared ground, test mark to obverse, very fineB.E.M. London Gazete 4 June 1965. The original recommendation - for the period 16 July 1954-31 December 1964 - states:'Bombahadur Limbu was originally a Piper in an Infantry Battalion. He transferred to Gurkha Signals in 1954 and is now Pipe Major with the local rank of Warrant Officer Class Two. On transfer he was promoted...

A 1948 B.E.M. awarded to Regimental Sergeant-Major D. Aveyard, Special Investigation Branch, Royal Military Police, who was the Senior SIB Detective during the Korean WarBritish Empire Medal, Military Division, G.VI.R. (863192 Sgt. Douglas Aveyard, C.R.M.P.), officially impressed naming upon a pre-prepared ground; 1939-45 Star Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Korea 1950-53 (863192 W.O.Cl.1. D. D. Aveyard. R.M.P.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, good very fine (7)B.E.M. London Gazette 1 January 1948. The original Recommendation, for his work with 98 SIB as a Local Unpaid Sergeant, states:'He h...

'Having served in two wars I have witnessed many examples of gallantry, mostly performed in the heat of battle, and not always requiring sustained effort, but I have never yet witnessed such an exhibition of extreme gallantry as displayed by Mr Hutchings on this occasion, which was a period of extreme strain from 7.50am until 2.30pm'The Director of Prisoners, Accra.A rare post-War G.M. awarded to Superintendent S. E. Hutchings, Ussher Fort Prison, Accra, Gold Coast, for his remarkable part in quelling the mutiny of some 600 prisonersGeorge Medal, G.VI.R. (Samuel Edgar Hutchings), on its origin...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantA few words from Brenda Sadd:'As Fred Sadd's daughter-in-law, who I first met when I was in my teens, I learned a lot. He showed me how good fathers treated their children, an experience I never had in my own family.Fred was a kind, quiet person but firm and fair and the most honest man I have ever met. He loved his football and played for his village Caister, as their goalkeeper for many years. At one time he played in the team at the same time as David (his brother-in-law) and his son Brian, much to his delight. He was a big man in every way, often known...

A Great War M.C. group of four to Captain A. Fraser, Highland Light Infantry, late Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry, a pre-war Territorial who was aslo wounded in action in 1918Military Cross, G.V.R., the reverse contemporarily engraved 'Captain A. Fraser 16th Battn H.L.I. 3rd June 1919'; 1914-15 Star (2085. L-Cpl. A. Fraser, Q.O.R. Glasgow Y.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. A. Fraser.), very fine (4)M.C. London Gazette 12 December 1919.Archibald Fraser, of Clarkston Glasgow, enlisted in the Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry on 26 March 1913, serving in France with that unit from 1...

A very fine Great War M.C. group of nine awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel Lord H. Kennedy, Coldstream GuardsMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star (Lieut. Lord H. Kennedy. C. Gds.); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. Lord H. Kennedy.); 1939-45 Star; Italy Star; British War and Victory Medals 1939-45; Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Kenya (Lord. H. Kennedy (M.C.)), good very fine (9)M.C. London Gazette 1 January 1918.Hugh Kennedy was born on 19 January 1895, son of Archibald Kennedy, 4th Marquess of Ailsa and was educated at Horton School. During the Great War he was commissioned 2nd Li...

A Great War 'German East Africa' group of four awarded to Captain W. G. Ambrose, 3rd Battalion, Nigeria Regiment, late Cheshire Regiment and Political Officer, Colonial OfficeMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star (Capt. W. G. Ambrose. 3-Nig. R.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. W. G. Ambrose.), very fine (4)M.C. London Gazette 1 January 1918. History of the Royal West African Frontier Force confirms the award for gallantry at Itete River on 26 July 1917. With the Nigerians in German East Africa gives more detail:'On 25 January the enemy attempted to ambush the 3rd Battalion Company, but w...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantA Second World War North-West Europe M.C. group of four awarded to Lieutenant E. R. S. Fifoot, Coldstream Guards, later Head Librarian at the Bodleian, Oxford Military Cross, G.VI.R., officially dated '1946', the reverse contemporarily engraved 'Lieut. E. R. S. Fifoot. Coldstream Guards', in its original Royal Mint case of issue and card forwarding case and letter as issued; 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; War Medal 1939-45, good very fine (4)M.C. London Gazette 24 January 1946, the original recommendation states:'This officer has been an outstanding...

An outstanding 1949 Malaya M.C. group of six awarded to Captain (KGO) L. Gurung, 2nd Gurkha RiflesMilitary Cross, G.VI.R., 2nd issue, reverse officially dated '1950'; India General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1936-37 (1872 Rfm. Lachhiman Gurung, 1-2 G.R.); War and India Service Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, with M.I.D. oak leaf (Capt. Lachhiman. Gurung. M.C. 2G.R.); Indian Independence 1947 (388580. Jem. Lachiman. Gurung. G.R.), mounted as worn, very fine (6)M.C. London Gazette 19 May 1950. The original recommendation states:'In the early hours of...

A superb immediate Burma 1944 Indian Order of Merit group of five awarded to Subadar D. Gurung, 8th Gurkha RiflesIndian Order of Merit, Military Division, 2nd Class, Reward of Gallantry, silver and enamel, the reverse with central screw-nut fitting and impressed on two lines ‘2nd Class Order of Merit’, with riband buckle; India Distinguished Service Medal 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39 (8052 Hav. Durbahadur Gurung, 2-8 G.R.); 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45, these last three all officially impressed 'I.O.14395 Subdr. Durbahadur Gurung. 8 G.R.', some enamel chipping t...

A most impressive O.B.I., Indian Army M.S.M. group of ten awarded to Subadar T. Thapa, 4th GurkhasOrder of British India, 2nd Class neck Badge, gold and enamel; 1914-15 Star (No. 13 Rfmn. Tejbir Thapa, 1/4/Gks.); British War and Victory Medals (13 Rfmn. Tejbir Thapa, 1-4 Grks.); India General Service 1908-35, 3 clasps, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, Waziristan 1919-21, Waziristan 1921-24 (13 Rfmn. Tejbir Thapa, 1-4 Grks.); India General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, N. W. Frontier 1937-39 (Jemdr. Tejbir Thapa, 1-4 G.R.); War and India Service Medals 1939-45; Jubilee 1935; Indian Army Meritorious Service...

A Great War D.C.M., M.M. pair awarded to Sapper T. B. Hartley, Royal EngineersDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (432237 Sapr. T. B. Hartley. M.M. 57/W. Lan: D.S. Coy. R.E.); Military Medal, G.V.R. (432237 Sapr. T. B. Hartley. 57/D.S. Coy. R.E.), nearly extremely fine (2)D.C.M. London Gazette 15 November 1918:'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. In an area full of gas he laid wires from the forward exchange to the batteries. He performed his duties with self-sacrificing perseverance and cool courage under most trying conditions.'M.M. London Gazette 27 September 1917.Thomas B. Hart...

'I would urge for consideration whether this N.C.O. should not now be considered worthy of receiving the VICTORIA CROSS, this being the fourth time his name has been brought to notice for conspicuous acts of gallantry in twelve months.'Letter to the War Office, 1915.The important King's African Rifles D.C.M. and Bar pair awarded to Colour-Sergeant G. Williams, 3rd King's African Rifles, decorated for his gallantry at Tsavo in October 1914 and latterly recommended for the Victoria Cross for a further act of bravery at Jassin in January 1915; Williams would be killed in action in July 1918King's...

A fine I.D.S.M. and Indian Army M.S.M. pair awarded to Havildar-Major M. S. Mal, 2nd Battalion, 3rd (Queen Alexandra’s Own) Gurkha RiflesIndian Distinguished Service Medal, G.V.R. (2582 Havr. Man Sing Mal, 2-3 Grks.); Indian Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (2582 Havr. Man Sing Mal, 2-3 Grks.), edge bruising, very fine (2)I.D.S.M. Gazette of India 3 June 1918 (Egypt). Extracts from the Regimental History confirm the award for actions on 23 November at El Jib:'The first wave simply withered away, a few survivors finding what cover they could behind rocks...as each wave reached this bullet...

An immediate Waziristan 1923 I.D.S.M. group of three awarded to Subadar J. Khattri, 9th Gurkha RiflesIndian Distinguished Service Medal, G.V.R., with top riband bar, this without pin (Subdr. Jitbahadur Khattri, 1-9 Gkhs); India General Service 1908-35, 3 clasps, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, Waziristan 1919-21, Waziristan 1921-24 (Jemdr. Jitbahadur Khattri, 1/9/Gurkhas.); Delhi Durbar 1911, contact marks, very fine (3)Jitbahadur Khattri enlisted in the 9th Gurkha Rifles in February 1904 and was awarded one of 13 Delhi Durbar Medals presented to the unit. He was made Jemadar in April 1917 and Subeda...

An immediate Second World War I.D.S.M. awarded to Rifleman K. Gurung, 4th Gurkha RiflesIndian Distinguished Service Medal, G.VI.R., with top riband buckle (3792 Rfn. Kamsing Gurung, 1-4 GR), with its damaged original box of issue, good very fineI.D.S.M. London Gazette 3 January 1947. The original recommendation, which sprang from a letter in April 1946 by Major-General Lentaigne, who had been Commanding the 1st Battalion, 4th Gurkha Rifles and put him forward for an immediate Indian Order of Merit states:'Early in the morning on 6 March 1942 a recce party of 63 Indian Infantry Brigade consisti...

'Khan was a member of my 'P.M.' Company and I remember Yambauk Chaung very clearly. For his part in the operation Khan was put up for the Victoria Cross and my recommendation was supported by Officers Commanding the supporting Machine Gun section and Field ArtilleryHis bravery and complete disregard for his own safety was unbelievable amid the scene of black smoke from exploding mortar bombs and deafening fire from heavy machine guns; of sinking 'out of control' assault boats manned by wounded troops; the whole crossing area was a holocaust.Major G. P. Jones on the events of 29 January 1945.A...

The Great War M.M. and Bar awarded to Private. P. Wyre, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, for taking charge of his platoon when there was no officer present and for his bravery during the defence of GivenchyMilitary Medal, G.V.R., with Second Award Bar (202099 Pte P. Wyre. 1/4 L.N.Lanc:R - T.F.), heavy abrasions over naming, fairM.M. London Gazette 14 January 1918.Second Award Bar to M.M. London Gazette 7 October 1918.Patrick Wyre was born in Bolton on 29 June 1897 the son of James and Mary Ann Wire [sic]. Wyre's surname was spelled Wire upon his birth certificate, whist upon his parents' weddi...

A Great War M.M. group of five awarded to Private J. Wolfendale, Loyal North Lancashire RegimentMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (17786 Pte. J. Wolfendale. 9/L. N. Lanc: R:); 1914-15 Star (17786 Pte. J. Wolfendale. L. N. Lan. R.); British War and Victory Medals (17786 Pte. J. Wolfendale. L. N. Lan. R.); Territorial Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (3846523 Pte. J. Wolfendale. 5-Loyal R.), polished and with contact marks, nearly very fine (5)M.M. London Gazette 10 August 1916.James Wolfendale was born in 1895 and was living with his family at Tonge Square, Farnworth by 1901, his father being a coal miner. He was...

A 1916 M.M. awarded to Private James Watt, Royal Scots Fusiliers, who was killed in action on 28 April 1917Military Medal, G.V.R. (11290 Pte J. Watt. 1/R. Sco. Fus), good very fineM.M. London Gazette 11 October 1916.James Watt, a native of Kilmarnock, is noted as being awarded the Military Medal for the 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers' attack on Bazentin Le Grand (otherwise known as the Battle of Bazentin Ridge) on 14 July 1916 as part of the larger Battle of the Somme.Additionally entitled to a 1914-15 Star trio (MIC confirms), he was killed in action on 28 April 1917 and is commemorated...

A very fine M.M. group of four awarded to Sergeant E. Smith, 2/6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment), who saw further action during the Easter Rising in Ireland, 1916, only to die of wounds before he could be presented with the decoration he richly deservedMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (240937 Sjt: E. Smith. 2/6 N. & D. R. - T.F.); British War and Victory Medals 240937 Sjt. E. Smith. Notts. & Derby. R.); Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (Edwin Smith), housed within a velvet display board, a little rubbing to rims of Medals from display, otherwise nearly extremely...

A Great War M.M. group of four awarded to Lance-Corporal M. Bailey, Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry, later Highland Light InfantryMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (350672 L. Cpl M. Bailey. 18/ High. L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (3002 Pte. M. Bailey. Q.O.R. Glasgow Y.); Silver War Badge (B32280), generally good very fine, mounted on card for display (4)M.M. London Gazette 12 June 1918.Matthew Bailey served with The Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry, which was renamed the 18th (Royal Glasgow Yeomanry) Highland Light Infantry in the autumn of 1917. He enlisted on 1 July 1915 and was discharged...

'I have great pleasure in telling you that Signaller H. Woodcock, a member of your church has been awarded the Military Medal. Together with a comrade he repaired a telephone wire under heavy shell fire. Those are the first two to receive a reward in this Battalion. He is an exceptionally nice young lad, and I am very fond of him. He is also most regular in taking his communion.'Woodcock's Battalion Chaplain writes home to his Church.A Great War M.M. awarded to Private H. Woodcock, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, the first award to his Battalion during the Great WarMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (241...

A very fine Great War M.M. awarded to Sergeant F. Norburn, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, twice wounded in action, who took charge of a platoon when its officers were killed, took their objective and then held it for three days under heavy fireMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (240784 Sjt: F. Norburn. 1/5 L. N. Lanc. R.-T.F.), edge bruising and contact marks to rim, very fineM.M. London Gazette 28 September 1917.Frederick Norburn was born at Bolton, Lancashire in 1891 to Robert and Emily Norburn. He grew up living in the home of his uncle at Gaskell Street before moving to Astley Bridge by 1901. His fa...

A Great War M.M. awarded to Private R. Tyrer, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment for delivering messages under heavy fire, and who was later recommended for a Bar to his medal when 'practically all' the other Battalion Runners had become casualtiesMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (241409 Pte R. Tyrer. 1/5 L. N. Lanc: R - T.F.), contact marks, nearly very fineM.M. London Gazette 14 January 1918.Robert Hilton Tyrer was born at Bolton in 1885, the son of William and Martha Anne Tyrer. The family was living at 63 Baxendale Street, Astley Bridge by 1901; in 1902 he was convicted of gambling with a number of fri...

A Great War M.M. group of three awarded to Corpoal T. Dowbekin, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, who not only captured a German machine gun post but immediately repositioned the gun and turned it upon the enemyMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (242139 Cpl T. Dowbekin. 1/5 L.N.Lanc:R. - T.F.); British War and Victory Medals (4587 Cpl. T. Dowbekin. L. N. Lan. R.), mounted as worn, contact marks, edge bruise, nearly very fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 14 January 1918.Thomas Dowbekin was born in Bolton on 23 November 1893 the son of Thomas and Emma Lavinia Dowbekin. Educated at Ridgway's Endowed School, The Hau...

A Great M.M. group of four awarded to Corporal C. Grognet, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, who attended to the wounded at an advanced post while under heavy fire for two days with the threat of snipers too great to allow for evacuationMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (241173 Cpl C. Grognet. 1/5 L. N. Lanc: R.-T.F.); 1914-15 Star (241173 Pte C. Grognet. L. N. Lan: R.); British War and Victory Medals (3141 Cpl. C. Grognet. L. N. Lan. R.), contact marks, very fine (4)M.M. London Gazette 14 January 1918, the records of the 55th Division state:'During the attack on enemy position on 20th inst, [sic] and the...

A Great War M.M. awarded to Private F. Parkinson, Loyal North Lancashire RegimentMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (242022 Pte F. Parkinson. 2/5 L. N. Lanc: R.-T.F.), good very fineM.M. London Gazette 23 February 1918.Fred Parkinson was born in 1888 to Harry and Elizabeth Parkinson. He worked as a 'little piecer' in a Lancashire cotton mill at the age of 13 and in 1911 he is noted as living with his family at 41 Roxalina Street, Bolton. Married on 28 June 1913 to Mary Alice Horrocks at St. Marks Parish Church, Bolton, by this time he was working at James Marsden & Sons cotton mill. Enlisting with 2/5th '...

A Passchendaele 1917 M.M. awarded to Private R. Kay, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, who had two brothers killed in action during the Great WarMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (242292 Pte R. Kay. 2/5 L. N. Lanc: R.-T.F.), contact marks, very fineM.M. London Gazette 23 February 1918.Robert Kay was born in Bolton in 1880 the son of William and Margaret Kay. By 1901 the family had moved to Plover Street, Bolton, and Kay was working as a cotton piecer in a local mill - he had also been serving with 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment for the last four years. He married Mary Jane Atkins...

A Great War M.M. group of four awarded to Lance-Corporal W. Millar, Machine Gun Corps, who died on 29 October 1918Military Medal (88662 Pte - L. Cpl - W. Millar. 33/M.G.C.); British War and Victory Medals (88662 Pte. W. Millar. M.G.C.); Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (William Millar), good very fine (4)M.M. London Gazette 14 May 1919William Millar, of Kilmarnock, died in France on 29 October 1918 and is buried in Awoingt British Cemetery, just south-east of Cambrai.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 Corporal W. Whitlock, Liverpool RegimentMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (202574 Cpl. W. Whitlock. 5/L'Pool R.), good very fineM.M. London Gazette 23 July 1919.William Whitlock, a native of Hammersmith, served in France with the 5th Battalion, Liverpool Regiment.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A Tobruk Escaper's M.M. group of four awarded to Lance Sergeant C. E. H. Bagg, Royal Engineers, who dragged a wounded sapper from his vehicle in the middle of an air raid and, having escaped captivity in Italy, reached British linesMilitary Medal, G.VI.R (2193490 L. Sjt. C, E, H. Bagg, R.E.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, with clasp, 8th Army; War Medal 1939-45, edge bruise to first, minor contact marks overall, very fine (4)M.M. London Gazette 9 September 1942, the original recommendation states:'Throughout the period of the recent operations, Cpl. Bagg has shown exemplary devotion to duty, espe...

(x) A Second World War North Africa M.M. group of four awarded to Sergeant R. T. C. Bryant, Royal Artillery, who saw service in the Libyan deserts with anti-tank and anti-aircraft regiments but was taken Prisoner of War, suffering in appalling conditions until his release on 11 April 1945Military Medal, G.VI.R. (871093 Sjt. R.T.C. Bryant. R.A.); 1938-45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45, mounted court-style as worn traces of lacquer, nearly very fine (4)M.M. London Gazette 21 February 1946.Robert Taylor Charles Bryant was born on 25 March 1920 at Bristol, Gloucestershire. He worked as a Gro...

An immediate 'Tiddim Road 1944' M.M. group of five awarded to Lance Havildar L. Ram, 1st Battalion, 17th Dogra RegimentMilitary Medal, G.VI.R. (7152 L-Hav Lakhu Ram Dogra R); 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, very fine (5)Purchased Delhi, March 1980.M.M. London Gazette 22 March 1945. The original Recommendation states:'Ram commanded a 3" Mortar Det with a road block which was est[ablished] on 19 September 1944 at MS139 on the Tiddim Road. The enemy's reaction to the block was heavy and sustained machine gun and grenade fire into the position, preparatory toa determined...

A very rare 1944 M.M. group five awarded to Havildar N. B. Karki, Mahindra Dal Regiment, Nepalese ContingentMilitary Medal, G.VI.R. (905 Hav. Nar Bahadur Karki); 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted as worn, the last two detached, very fine (5)M.M. London Gazette 22 March 1945. The original recommendation states:'Operations Bishulpur-Silchar Track. 11 June 1944.This N.C.O. displayed a high standard of bravery, initiative and intelligence in leading a patrol of 1 N.C.O., and 3 Rfn from the M.D.R. position to make contact with the 3/8 Gurkha Rifles at Kungri. We pass...

(x) The rare immediate 1944 M.M. group of seven awarded to Sierzant S. Mitek, 10th Polish Motor Battalion (Dragoons), Polish ArmyPoland, Republic, Cross of Valour; Poland, Republic, Army Active Service Medal; Military Medal (S. Mitek. Polish Army.), rank neatly erased; 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted court-style for wear, good very fine (7)Provenance:Glendining's, March 1989, Lot 540.M.M. Recommended by Regimental Commanding Officer Rtm. Waclaw Kownas on 17 September 1944. The award was thence approved by G.O.C. 1st Polish Armoured Division Major...

A very fine immediate 'Ferret Force' Malaya M.M. group of five awarded to Sergeant Kambersing Rai, 7th Duke of Edinburgh's Own Gurkha RiflesMilitary Medal, G.VI.R. (21138230 L.Cpl. Kambersing Rai. Gurkha Rif.); War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (21138230 Rfn. Khambasing Rai. M.M. 7 G.R.); Coronation 1953; Indian Independence 1947 (21138230 Rfn. Kambersing. Rai. M.M. G.R.), mounted as worn, some edge wear from contact, very fine (5)M.M. London Gazette 4 February 1949. The original recommendation, which includes the remark of the Commander-in-Chief for it to be an Immed...

A superb 'Battle of Long Jawi' 1964 M.M. group of four awarded to Captain (QGO) Tejbahadur Gurung, 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles), for his remarkable action when he commanded a small party of thirty against an enemy force of several hundred - holding the vital ridge for several hours under fanatical attacks before a gruelling tactical retreat in an action of epic proportions; a party of the enemy were eventually ambushed and as recalled by Gurung, who made sure he was present, 'all were killed'Military Medal, E.II.R. (21134797 Cpl. Tejbahadur Gurung. 2 G.R.); Gene...

An Indian Army M.S.M. awarded to Havildar H. Singh, 25th Bengal InfantryIndian Army Meritorious Service Medal, V.R. (564 Havdr. Hakam Singh. 25th. Bl. Infy.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An Indian Army M.S.M. and 'Abor 1911-12' pair awarded to Company K.M. Jasbow Thapa, 8th Gurkha RiflesIndia General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Abor 1911-12 (3274 Rflmn. Jasbow Thapa 1/8th Gurkha Rifles); Indian Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (3274 Coy-K-M. Jasbow Thapa, 1-8 Gkhs.), first rather polished, fair (2) M.S.M. understood to be a Great War award for Egypt.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An Indian Army M.S.M. group of three awarded to Havildar P. Limbu, 7th Gurkha RiflesBritish War Medal 1914-20 (1099 Havr. Phauda Sing Limbu, 1-7 Grks); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Kurdistan (Hvldr. Phauda Limbu 1-7-Gurkha...); Indian Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (1099 Havr. Phaudesing Limbu 1/7/Gurkha Rfls.), edge wear due to contact, claw loose upon second, fairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An Indian Army M.S.M. group of six awarded to Lance-Naik K. Bhandari, 9th Gurkha Rifles1914 Star (No.2965 Rfmn. Kharkbahadur Bhandari. 1/9/Gurkha Rfls.); British War and Victory Medals (2965 Rfmn. Kharkbahadur Bhandari. 1-9 Grks.); India General Service 1908-35, 2 clasps, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, Waziristan 1921-24 (2965 L.Nk. Kharkbahadur Bhandari. 1/9/Gurkhas); Jubilee 1935; Indian Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (2965...Kharkbahadur Bhandari. 1st....Gurkha Rfls.), worn and very polished, fair (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditi...

An Indian Army M.S.M. group of four awarded to Havildar D. Rai, 7th Gurkha RiflesBritish War and Victory Medals (1338 Havr. Dilbir Rai, 2-7 Grks.); India General Service 1908-35, 2 clasps, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, Waziristan 1919-21 (1335 Havr. Dilbir Rai, 2/7/Grks.); Indian Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (1338 Naik. (Tempy. Havdr.) Dilbir Rai 7th Gurkha Rfls.), mounted as worn with two lugs and split pin for wearing, one or two official corrections, rather worn, fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An Indian Army M.S.M. awarded to Havildar-Major K. S. Gurung, 8th Gurkha RiflesIndian Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (4157 A/Hav. Maj. Kharga Sing Gurung, 2/8/Gurkha Rfls.), contact marks, nearly very fineUnderstood to be an award for India.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An Indian Army M.S.M. awarded to Havildar S. Rana, 1st Gurkha RiflesIndian Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (2543 Hav. Damar Sing Rana, 1/1/Gurkha Rfls.), very fineM.S.M. Gazette of India 27 November 1920 (Palestine - without Annuity).Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An Indian Army M.S.M. awarded to Havildar D. Bhandari, 9th Gurkha RiflesIndian Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (5329 Hav. Dhojbir Bhandari, 2-9 G.R.), very fineM.S.M. as per Indian Army Order of 11 June 1936 (with Annuity with effect from November 1934).Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A rare Indian Army M.S.M. awarded to B. H. Major K. D. Gurung, Shere Regiment, Nepal ArmyIndian Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.VI.R. (B.H. Maj. Karna Dhoj Gurung, Shere R), traces of verdigris, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A good Second War C.B., C.B.E. group of 10 awarded to Air Vice Marshal B. McEntegart, Royal Air Force, who flew Sopwith Dolphins with No. '19' Squadron in the Great War later becoming involved in Experimental development in the run up to the Second World War and Air Officer Commanding, Air Headquarters Levant from 24 June 1943The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B., Military, neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, C.B.E., Military Division, 2nd Type, Commander's neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. B. Mc Ent...

A remarkable - likely unique - C.B., O.B.E., 'Kurdistan 1923' D.F.C., A.F.C. & 2 Bars, O.St.J. group of fourteen awarded to Air Vice-Marshal T. A. Langford-Sainsbury, Royal Air ForceThe Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion’s neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel, with evening neck riband; The Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Officer‘s breast badge, silver and enamel; The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 2nd type, breast Badge, silver-gilt; Distinguished Flying Cross, G.V.R.; Air Force Cross, G.V.R., with Second and Third Award Bars; Br...

A fine C.B., C.B.E., ‘Waziristan 1925’ group of thirteen awarded to Air Vice-Marshal G. R. C. Spencer, Royal Air Force, who formed and commanded the Central Bomber Establishment 1946-47The Most Honourable Order of The Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion's neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamels; The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, C.B.E. (Military) 2nd type neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; British War and Victory Medals (Mid. G. R. C. Spencer. R.N.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1925 (F/O. G. R. C. Spencer. R.A.F.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, North Africa 19...

A 1964 B.E.M. group of six awarded to Flight Sergeant J. F. Munro, Royal Air Force, awarded for service with in Malaysia during the founding of the Royal Malaysian Air ForceBritish Empire Medal, E.II.R. (563906 F. Sgt. James F. Munro, R.A.F.); 1939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Indian Independence 1947 (563906 Fitter IIA J. F. Munro, R.A.F.); Pingat Peringatan Malaysia 1963 Medal, bronze, good very fine (6)B.E.M. London Gazette 13 June 1964.James Frederick Munro was born on 6 May 1913 at Medway, Kent. Joining R.A.F. Halton as an Apprentice on 3 September 1929 with No. 1 Wing and gra...

A Second War D.S.O. group of eight awarded to Air Commodore G. R. Howie, 216 Squadron, Royal Air ForceDistinguished Service Order, G.V.I.R., silver-gilt and enamel, reverse officially dated '1942', with integral top riband bar adapted for mounting; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine (Sqn. Ldr. G. R. Howie. R.A.F.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Coronation 1953, mounted as worn, good very fine (8)A replacement group known to the market, this the original group.D.S.O. London Gazette 18 September 1942.Gilbert Rit...

A good early Royal Flying Corps 'Somme' 1916 M.C. group of four awarded to Captain P. C. Campbell, Royal Flying Corps, late Argyll & Sutherland HighlandersMilitary Cross, G.V.R., the reverse contemporarily engraved 'Lieut. P. C. Campbell, Somme 18.11.16.'; 1914-15 Star (2. Lieut P. C. Campbell, A. & S. Highrs.) British War and Victory Medals (Capt. P. C. Campbell, R.F.C.), good very fine (4)Exhibited:100 Years of the Royal Air Force, April 2018, Spink.M.C. London Gazette 14 November 1916:'For conspicuous skill and gallantry on many occasions. On one occasion, seeing a Cavalry patrol held up [o...

A rare and outstanding aerial combat M.M. group of three awarded to Sergeant H. Alexander, No. 20 Squadron, Royal Flying CorpsMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (6640 1.Cl.A.M. H. Alexander. No. 20 Sq: R.F.C.); British War and Victory Medals (6640 1.A.M. H. Alexander. R.F.C.), nearly extremely fine (3)M.M. London Gazette 6 January 1917. The original recommendation states:'For gallant conduct.On 11 November 1916 when acting as Gunner to an Officer in a patrol of No. 20 Squadron the machine was attacked by two hostile Scouts at once. Whilst manoeuvring 1st A.M. Alexander was wounded in the right arm, using...

A rare posthumous M.M. awarded to Air Mechanic 1st Class O. F. Watts, Royal Flying Corps, who flew as an Observer with No. 18 Squadron in France and was decorated for his part in a daring bombing raid on Fremicourt Aerodrome on 10-11 Novmber 1916; he would not live to receive his M.M., for Watts was killed in action on 27 November 1916 in aerial combat, becoming the second victory of German Ace - and recipient of the Pour le Merite - Werner Voss of Jasta 2, Wingman of 'The Red Baron'Military Medal, G.V.R. (20732 1.Cl:A.M. O. F. Watts 18/Sq: R.F.C.), good very fineExhibited:100 Years of the Roy...

(x) A rare and important Great War American ace’s D.F.C. group of four awarded to Captain F. W. Gillet, Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying Corps and American Aviation Corps: also entitled to a Bar to his D.F.C., he ended the war with 20 confirmed victories, including three kite balloons, a score that placed him second only to the great Edward RickenbackerDistinguished Flying Cross, G.V.R.; British War Medal 1914-20 (Capt. F. W. Gillet. R.A.F.); U.S.A., Victory Medal; Belgium, Kingdom, Croix de Guerre 1914-18, mounted as worn, the last with slightly dented obverse centre, otherwise good very fi...

A rare Great War Balloonatic’s D.F.C. group of three awarded to 2nd Lieutenant W. F. Dollery, Royal Air Force, late Hampshire Yeomanry and Royal Garrison ArtilleryDistinguished Flying Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued, in its John Pinches, London case of issue; British War and Victory Medals (2 Lieut. W. F. Dollery, R.A.F.), good very fine (3) Approximately 35 Distinguished Flying Crosses awarded to Kite Balloon Officers.D.F.C. London Gazette 3 December 1918:‘Throughout the recent operations this officer has set a magnificent example of fearlessness and devotion to duty. On 29 September 1918, w...

(x) A 1943 D.F.C. group of five awarded to Pilot Officer F. J. Richardson, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who Captained the aircraft of the famous Air Gunner Wallace McIntoshDistinguished Flying Cross, G.VI.R., the reverse officially dated '1943'; 1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, good very fine (5)D.F.C. London Gazette 19 October 1943, this citation quoted in the Bradford Observer 15 October 1943, states:'This officer has inspired great confidence in his crew. He has operated against most of the major targets in enemy territory, always displaying the grea...

(x) A Second War 1943 D.F.C., 1942 D.F.M. group of six awarded to Hampden, Manchester and Lancaster Air Gunner, Flight Lieutenant L. R. Say, No. 61 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who flew no less than 53 Operational sorties with the Squadron, including the attack on the Nazi Headquarters at Aachen, 9/10 July 1941; to Karlsrühe 6/7 August 1941, when Say was knocked unconscious during a lightening strike on his aircraft - before returning to his station and putting out the flames; the attack on Billancourt Renault Factory, 3/4 March 1942 and on the first 1,000 Bomber Raid on Cologn...

A very rare 1945 D.F.C., 1952 A.F.M. group of seven awarded to Flight Lieutenant, late Master Gunner J. D. Sanders, Royal Air ForceDistinguished Flying Cross, G.VI.R., reverse officially dated '1945'; Air Force Medal, G.VI.R., 2nd issue (1319786 F. Sgt. J. D. Sanders. R.A.F.); 1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star, clasp, France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (Flt. Lt. J. D. Sanders. R.A.F.), mounted as worn, good very fine (7)Approximately 27 D.F.C., A.F.M. combinations awarded to the Royal Air Force, just one of two with the 2nd type A.F.M...

A rare '1958 Malaya Helicopter Pilot's' D.F.C., 1954 A.F.C. group of five awarded to Squadron Leader J. H. Liversidge, Royal Air ForceA skilled and long-served Pilot, Liversidge flew during the Second World War before moving into the jet age, latterly becoming a skilled Helicopter operator in the thick jungles of Malaya - he flew almost constantly in the Sycamores of No. 194 Squadron from 1956-58His final posting was Commanding the Helicopter Section of the Queen's Flight at Benson, which saw his passengers include a 'Who's Who' of Royal and Military figures; Liversidge was tragically killed i...

A 1943 D.F.M. group of five awarded to Sergeant J. Clack, Royal Air Force, an Air Bomber whose raids on Germany progressed from propaganda leaflets to bombsDistinguished Flying Medal, G.VI.R. (1269707. Sgt. J. Clack. R.A.F.), with named box of issue; 1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star, clasp, France and Germany; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, nearly extremely fine (5)D.F.M. London Gazette 19 October 1943, the original recommendation states:'Sergeant Clack, as an Air Bomber, has completed 30 sorties involving a total of 183 hours flying. These include visits to Cologne, Essen, Duisburg as well...

A Great War A.F.C. group of three awarded to Squadron Leader W. H. MacKenzie, Royal Naval Air ServiceAir Force Cross, G.V.R.; British War and Victory Medals (Flt. Lt. W. H. MacKenzie. R.N.A.S.), cleaned, pitting and some wear through contact to naming on first, very fine (3)A.F.C. London Gazette 3 June 1919.William Herbert MacKenzie was born on 17 April 1892 on Prince Edward Island, Canada and entered the Royal Naval Air Service as a Probationary Flight Sub-Lieutenant on 11 December 1915. Going to Felixstowe, he qualified as an Aeroplane and a Seaplane Pilot and had an exciting sortie on 30 Ma...

A very fine 1950 A.F.C. group of six awarded to Wing Commander D. Gray, Royal Air Force, who flew a plethora of Ops during the Berlin Airlift (Op Plainfare) and latterly forged a highly successful career with The King & Queen's Flights, his Log Books being plastered with Royal, Political and Military figures of the eraAir Force Cross, G.VI.R., the reverse officially dated '1950'; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Cyprus (Sqn. Ldr. D. Gray. R.A.F.); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Borneo (Wg. Cdr. D. Gray. R.A.F.); Coronation 1953, mounted as worn, good very...

A scarce 1975 A.F.C. group of four awarded to Squadron Leader J. A. Horsfall, Royal Air Force, who also earned a 'mention' for service in BorneoAir Force Cross, E.II.R., reverse officially dated '1975'; General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Borneo, with M.I.D. oak leaf (Flt. Lt. J. A. Horsfall. R.A.F.); U.N. Medal for Cyprus; Jubilee 1977, mounted court-style as worn, good very fine (4)A.F.C. London Gazette 1 January 1975.John Andrew Horsfall was born on 21 March 1938 and was commissioned Pilot Officer in the General Duties Branch on 15 December 1959. He flew the Beverley's of No. 47 Squadron fo...

A rare 1976 A.F.C. group of five awarded to Squadron Leader P. C. Grayland, Royal Air ForceAir Force Cross, E.II.R., reverse officially dated '1976'; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (3032296. S.II.B. P. C. Grayland. R.A.F.); General Service 1962, 2007, 1 clasp, Borneo (Flt. Lt. P. C. Grayland. R.A.F.), officially re-impressed naming; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (Fg. Off. P. C. Grayland. R.A.F.), good very fine (5)A.F.C. London Gazette 12 June 1976.Patrick Charles Grayland was born on 13 May 1925 at Tonbridge, Kent. By the outbreak of the Second W...

A Great War A.F.M. awarded to Sergeant Mechanic R. G. Goldfinch, Royal Air ForceAir Force Medal, G.V.R. (213223 Serjt. Mech. R. G. Goldfinch; R.A.F.), good very fineA.F.M. London Gazette 3 December 1918.Raymond George Goldfinch, a native of Fielding, New Zealand, was born on 30 October 1893. He enlisted in the Royal Naval Air Service (No. F13223) in 1916, having previously served in the New Zealand Territorial Force, before being transferred to the Royal Air Force as a Sergeant Mechanic on its creation on 1 April 1918. Goldfinch was awarded his A.F.M. for the long distance flight of Wing Comma...

A rare 1920 Palestine A.F.M. pair awarded to Flight Sergeant W. J. Glyde, Royal Air Force, late Royal Naval Air Service, who served in the Mediterranean during the closing months of the Great War before undertaking the 1,720 mile Cairo to Baghdad air routeAir Force Medal, G.V.R. (314863 Flt. Sgt. W. J. Glyde. R.A.F.); British War Medal 1914-20, with M.I.D. oak leaves (314863. F. Sgt. W. J. Glyde. R.A.F.), contact marks, very fine (2)A.F.M. London Gazette 12 July 1920.M.I.D. London Gazette 1 January 1919.One of nine Air Force Medas awarded to the Squadron for their service in Palestine.William...

An important mounted group of twenty-six miniature dress medals worn by Field Marshal Viscount Alanbrooke, K.G., G.C.B., O.M., G.C.V.O., D.S.O., Commander 2nd Army Corps 1939-40, C-in-C Home Forces 1940-41, Chief of Imperial General Staff 1941-46The Most Honourable Order of The Bath (Military) gold and enamel; The Royal Victorian Order, silver-gilt and enamel; Distinguished Service Order, gold and enamel, with Second Award Bar, complete with top, lacking reverse centre; 1914 Star, with Bar; British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaf; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals, M.I....

The impressive group of twelve miniature dress medals worn by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Frederick Laurence Field, Royal NavyThe Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Military Division, gold and enamel, ring suspension; The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, gold and enamel, ring suspension; China 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin; 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-20, 5 clasps, North Sea 1915, North Sea 1916, Jutland 31 May ‘16, North Sea 1917, North Sea 1918; Victory Medal 1914-19, M.I.D. oak leaves; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Anne, with swo...

The mounted G.C.B., K.B.E., C.M.G. group of thirteen miniature dress medals worn by Air Chief Marshal Sir J. M. Steel, Royal Air Force, late Royal NavyThe Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Military Division, Knight Grand Cross (G.C.B.) Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, 1st type, Military Division, Knight Commander's (K.B.E.) Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, Companion's (C.M.G.) Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Orange Free State, Rel. of Ladysmith, Tran...

The K.C.B., A.F.C. group of eleven miniature dress medals worn by Air-Vice Marshal Sir D. Harries, Royal Air Force and Royal Naval Air ServiceAn Airship specialist during the Great War, he commanded No. 5 Armoured Car Company in Iraq, 1922-24 and served as Head of Intelligence Branch, Directorate of Operations and Intelligence, 1930-34At the start of the Second War he was Air Officer Commanding R.A.F. Cranwell, 1939-42, before being appointed to the Command of No. 23 Group, and ultimately as Director-General of PersonnelThe Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Military Division, Knight Commander...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantThe mounted group of four miniature dress medals worn by General Sir W. P. Wright, Royal MarinesThe Most Honourable Order of the Bath, K.C.B., Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; Jubilee 1887; Coronation 1902; League of Mercy, Badge, enamel, mounted as worn, very fine (4)For his full-size awards and a biographical note please see Lot 471.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A mounted C.M.G. group of six miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant-Colonel A. E. L. Wear, Royal Army Medical CorpsThe Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George, Badge, gold and enamel; 1914 Star, clasp; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves; Coronation 1911; Territorial Decoration, G.V.R., mounted as worn, good very fine (6)C.M.G. London Gazette 22 June 1915.Algernon Edward Luke Wear was appointed as Leeds Medical School Officer in 1910 and had joined the West Riding Royal Army Medical Corps Territorial Force in 1908. During the Great War he served in command o...

The mounted group of seven miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant D. D. Warren, C.S.I., C.I.E., M.C., Bedfordshire Regiment and Indian Civil ServiceThe Most Exalted Order of the Star of India, silver, silver-gilt and enamel; The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, silver-gilt and enamel, complete with top bar, some enamel damage to central surround; Military Cross, G.V.R.; British War and Victory Medals; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937, base metal except where stated, mounted as worn, very fine and better except where stated (7)C.S.I. London Gazette 1 January 1948.C.I.E. London Gazette 1...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantThe mounted group of six miniature dress medals worn by Major Sir W. O. Wright, 2nd (Madras) Garrison Group ArtilleryThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military), Badge, silver-gilt; British War Medal 1914-20; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Indian Volunteer Forces Decoration, G.V.R.; Belgium, Kingdom, Order of the Crown, Badge, gilt and enamel, mounted as worn, very fine (6)For his full-size awards and a biographical note please see Lot 483.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for B...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantThe mounted D.S.O., M.C. miniature group of six miniature dress medals worn by Colonel W. E. Maitland-Dougall, Royal ArtilleryDistinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel; Military Cross, G.V.R.; 1914 Star, clasp; British War and Victory Medals; Coronation 1937, mounted as worn, very fine (6)Wilmot Edward Heriot-Maitland-Dougall was born on 1 December 1890, the son of William Heriot-Maitland-Dougall and Charlotte Isabella King. Educated at Charterhouse, he served during the Great War and won a D.S.O. and M.C., being wounded besides. Rising to...

The mounted D.S.O. group of seven miniature dress medals worn Squadron Leader T. W. ‘Tommy’ Lloyd, Royal Air Force, who served as 617 Squadron’s Intelligence Officer under Guy Gibson, V.C. and Leonard Cheshire, V.C.Distinguished Service Order, gilt and enamel; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaf; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Serbia, Order of St. Sava, silver, gilt and enamel, mounted as worn, together with an ink note stating ‘worn by Auntie Alice at every 617 Reunion and Remembrance Sunday’, minor damage to arm points on the last, otherwise v...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantThe mounted M.C. group of four miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant W. Barclay, Royal Naval DivisionMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, mounted as worn and in A. & N. C. S. Ltd., Westminster case, good very fine (4)Sold together with original pin and ribands upon which Warren Barclay's full-size awards were worn.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The mounted group of three miniature dress medals named to Captain H. G. Hegarty, M.C., Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying Corps, an Irish Great War fighter aceMilitary Cross, G.V.R, the reverse engraved 'H.G.H. 28.5.18. R.F.C.', British War and Victory Medals, mounted as worn, good very fine (3)Herbert George Hegarty was born in County Galway in 1887 and educated at Portora Royal School, Enniskillen, Ireland. He was employed as a banker with the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank and served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Hong Kong Volunteer Corps from October 1911-1917. On returning to the UK he joined...

The mounted M.C. group four of miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant E. R. S. Fifoot, Coldstream GuardsMilitary Cross, G.VI.R.; 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; War Medal 1939-45, mounted as worn, good very fine (4)For his full-size awards and a biographical note please see Lot 497.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The mounted D.F.C., A.F.C. group of five miniature dress medals worn by Squadron Leader J. H. Liversidge, Royal Air ForceDistinguished Flying Cross; Air Force Cross; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, mounted as worn, good very fine (5)Sold together with a photograph with the recipient wearing these miniatures; for his full-size awards and a biographical note, please see Lot 549.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The two A.F.C. groups of miniature dress medals worn by Wing Commander D. Gray, Royal Air Force, who flew a plethora of Ops during the Berlin Airlift (Op Plainfare) and latterly forged a highly successful career with The King & Queen's Flights, flying Royal, Political and Military figures of the eraAir Force Cross; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Cyprus; Coronation 1953, mounted as worn, good very fineAir Force Cross; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Cyprus; General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Borneo; Coronation 1953, mounted a...

(x) The mounted M.M. group of five miniature dress medals worn by Sergeant R. T. C. Bryant, Royal ArtilleryMilitary Medal, G.VI.R.; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45; Dunkirk Association Medal, the last sewn to the riband of the second, otherwise mounted as worn, very fineFor his full-size awards and a biographical note please see Lot 522.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

The mounted group of six miniature dress medals worn by Major N. Wright, Seaforth Highlanders who was commissioned from the ranks and who earned a 'mention' for the Far EastGeneral Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, Palestine, South-East-Asia 1945-46; 1939-45 Star Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., Regular Army, mounted court-style as worn, traces of lacquer, good very fine (6)For his full-size awards and a biographical note, please see Lot 240.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buye...

The mounted group of six miniature dress medals worn by Captain H. J. F. Mackrell, Royal Engineers1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, South-East-Asia 1945-46; Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., Territorial, mounted as worn, very fine (6)For his full-size awards and a biographical note, please see Lot 243.Subject 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 Lieutenant-Colonel J. R. Whitaker, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46; Indian Independence Medal 1947, mounted as worn, good very fine (7)For his full-size awards and a biographical note, please see Lot 248.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantThe miniature dress medal worn by Captain H. S. King, Royal EngineersIndia General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Samana 1891, good very fineFor his full-size medal, please see Lot 28.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The miniature China Medal and Legion of Honour worn by Sir R. E. Bredon, K.C.M.G., Deputy Inspector General of the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service during the Siege of Legations, 1900China 1900, 1 clasp, Def. [Defence] of Legations; France, Legion of Honour, gold and enamel, unmounted, good very fine (2)Robert Edward Bredon was born at Portadown, Ireland, in February 1846, the son of Dr. Alexander Bredon, and was educated at the Royal School, Dungannon, and Trinity College, Dublin, where he read Mathematics and Classics. He passed out in First Place from Netley for the Army Medical St...

The mounted group of three miniature dress medals worn by Staff Nurse L. W. Wolrige (later Dolman), Territorial Force Nursing ServiceBritish War and Victory Medals; Territorial Army Nursing Service Badge, the reverse stamped 'Gaunt, London', mounted as worn by Spink & Son, 17-18 Piccadilly, London, nearly extremely fine, housed in their Spink & Son, 17 & 18 Piccadilly, London, fitted leather case (3)For her full-size awards and a biographical note, please see Lot 374.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The mounted group of seven miniature dress medals worn by Brigadier J. J. M. Soutar, Royal Army Veterinary Corps, Director of Veterinary Services in India, 1940-441914 Star, with clasp; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. Oak Leaves; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Egypt, Order of the Nile, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, rosette on riband; Khedive’s Sudan 1910-21, one clasp, Garjak Nuer, good very fine, mounted court-style as worn by and housed in a damaged case by Spink & Son, London (7)[C.B.E.] London Gazette 1.1.1943[O.B.E.] London Gazette 17.6.1921.‘In recognition of valuable serv...

The mounted group of six miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant-Colonel F. J. Edlmann, 2/6th Rajputana RiflesIndia General Service 1936-39, 2 clasps, North West Frontier 1936-37, North West Frontier 1937-39; 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War and India Service Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, S. E. Asia 1945-46, Malaya, mounted court-style as worn, good very fine (6)For his full-size awards and a biographical note, please see Lot 278.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An unattributed mounted group of three miniature dress medalsIndia General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1885-7; Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp; Khedive's Star 1882, mounted as worn, very fineIndian Mutiny 1857-59, 2 clasps, Defence of Lucknow, Lucknow, very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) An unattributed C.M.G., C.I.E. group of six miniature dress medalsThe Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George, Badge, 17mm, gold and enamel, with gold top riband buckle; The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, Badge, 20mm, gold and enamel, reverse marked '15ct', with top riband bar; Baltic 1855; Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol; Turkish Crimea 1855, Sardinian type; India General Service 1895-1908, 2 clasps, Tirah 1897-8, Punjab Frontier 1897-8, mounted for display, very fine (6)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Three: Private W. Lean, Royal MarinesNaval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Syria (William Lean.); Baltic 1855, unnamed as issued; China 1856-60, 1 clasp, Canton 1857, unnamed as issued, contact marks, nearly very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sold by Order of a Direct Descendant'He bids fair to rival the gallantry of his lamented uncle, that bright ornament of his profession, the late Sir Frederic Maitland'Sir Wm. Parker, in his despatch of 1842, on the bravery of Lieutenant Maitland-Dougall at the capture of ChapooA superb and important campaign pair awarded to Admiral W. H. Maitland-Dougall, Royal Navy; a scion of that famous Naval family, young Maitland-Dougall distinguished himself during the First Opium War, being 'mentioned' on several occasions for his gallantry, personally leading his men in action and accounting for the en...

Pair: Captain I. H. Hewitt, 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot, later 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of FootChina 1842 (J. [sic] H. Hewitt, Lieut. 18th R. Irish Reg. Infantry); India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Pegu (Captn. Isaac Henry Hewitt. 18th Rl. Irish Regt.), good very fine (2)Purchased June 1986.Isaac Henry Hewitt was born on 22 April 1818 at Kinsale, County Cork, second son of Lieutenant-Colonel I. H. Hewitt. His father served with the 85th, 38th and 6th Regiments, also Commanding the 24th Portuguese Regiment in the Peninsular, having been severely wounded at Monte Video.Young Hew...

Pair: Sergeant J. Aitken, 74th (Highland) RegimentSouth Africa 1834-53 (Sergeant John Aitken, 74th Regt.), the rank a contemporarily engraved addition; Army L.S. & G.C., V.R. (675 Sergt. John Aitken, 74th Foot), traces of lacquer, heavy contact marks, nearly very fine (2)John Aitken was born at Torfan, Dundee in 1830 and enlisted in the 74th Regiment in 1848. Having seen active service in South Africa (Medal), he was discharged at Stirling Castle, with his L.S. & G.C., on 8 October 1869, with some 21 years 98 days service to his name; sold together with copied research.Subject to 20% VAT on Bu...

(x) The well-presented pair awarded to Captain R. W. Litton, 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of FootCrimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (Lieutt. Richd. Weld Litton. 31st Regt), naming finely engraved in upright serif capitals; Turkish Crimea 1855, Sardinian issue (R Litton. Capn XXXI Regt), engraved naming, suspension contemporary replaced with swivel hoop suspension, in named, pawnbrokers mark to rim, housed in a superb J. Turner leather case, with his miniature awards and 31st Regiment Shoulder-belt plate, Shoulder-belt plate without its backplate, some contact marks, very fine (2)Richard We...

Three: Private J. Patterson, 72nd HighlandersCrimea 1854-56, one clasp, Sebastopol (2853 John Patterson 72nd Highlanders); Indian Mutiny 1857-58, one clasp, Central India (John Patterson, 72nd Highlanders); Turkish Crimea 1855, British issue (No. 2853 Private John. Patterson. 72nd Highlanders), name and regiment on first re-engraved in running script with floral decoration, polished and heavy contact marks to first, fair (3)John Patterson (also spelled 'Paterson') attested for the 72nd Highlanders on 16 May 1853 at Brechin (just north of Dundee), his trade noted as a Weaver and aged 17. His di...

Pair: Sergeant A. Nulty, 81st & 85th FootIndian Mutiny 1857-59, no clasp (2759 Pte. A. Nulty. 81st Foot.); India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Northwest Frontier (2759. A. Nully. H.M.s. 81st, Regt.), note surname spelling, good very fine (2)Andrew Nulty was born at Garryowen, Limerick in around 1838 and enlisted underage at Dublin on 23 September 1852, at that time having just turned 14. Having claimed to be a Musician, he was appointed Drum Major on 4 April 1859, being made Sergeant on 10 April 1859. He was tried for drunkeness and reduced to Private on 21 March 1864.Nulty saw active serv...

Three: Major A. S. Crum, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire Light Infantry, later Imperial YeomanryIndia General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1889-92 (2/Lieut: A. S. Crum. 2/Oxf: L.I.), official corrections to unit; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Rhodesia (Capt. A. S. Crum. 18/Impl. Yeo.); British War Medal 1914-20 (Major A. S. Crum.), nearly extremely fine (3) Alexander Stewart Crum was born on 20 March 1867 and was educated at Eton and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the 52nd Foot on 17 September 1887. Advanced Lieutenant on 23 January 1892 he resigned his commission on 24...

An impressive campaign group of three awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel F. F. Rowcroft, 3rd and 4th Gurkha Rifles, who was wounded and thrice 'mentioned' during the Afghanistan operationsIndia General Service 1854-95, 2 clasps, Northwest Frontier, Bhootan (Lieut. F. F. Rowcroft 3rd Goorkha Regt.), the 3 inverted; Afghanistan 1878-80, 3 clasps, Ali Musjid, Kabul, Kandahar (Lt. Col. F. F. Rowcroft. 4th Goorkha); Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880 (Lieut: Colonel F. F. Rowcroft 4th Goorkha Regiment), good very fine (3)Francis Frederick Rowcroft was born in India and baptised at Fategarh on 21 January 1835....

Four: Sergeant-Conductor A. W. Smith, Indian Telegraph Department and Unattached ListIndia General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Hazara 1891 (Sergt. A. W. Smith Unattached List); India General Service 1895-1908, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (Sergt. A. W. Smith Tel: Deptt.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1908 (Sub-Condr. A. W. Smith. I. Tel. Dept.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R. (Sergt. A. W. Smith. Unattached List), officially engraved naming, good very fine (4)Arthur William Smith was born on 24 July 1858 and was made Sub-Conductor on 11 June 1906 and Conductor on 26 Jun...

Pair: Sepoy U. S. Thapa, 2nd Battalion, 1st Gurkha RiflesIndia General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1894-5 (1350 Sepoy Uzir Sing Thapa 2d. Bn. 1st Gurkhas); India General Service 1895-1908, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (1350 Sepoy Uzir Sing Thapa 2d. Bn. 1st Gurkha Rifles), very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Naik N. Singh, 6th Punjabis and 59th Scinde RiflesIndia General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1894-5 (2931 Sepoy Natha Singh, 6th Punjab Infy.); Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1902-04 (2931 L. Naick Natha Singh, 59th Scinde Rif.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1908 (2931 Naick Natha Singh, 59th Rfls.), the first with refixed suspension claw and edge nicks, official correction to number on the second, very fine (3) Just 34 rank and file from the 59th Scinde Rifles served in the Somaliland operations of 1902-04, the whole on attach...

Five: Major-General J. G. Hunter C.B., Indian Army Staff Corps, late 70th Foot and 16th Baluch Infantry, who won his laurels in Burma before leading a Brigade in the Great War, only to see his reputation marred by scandalAfghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (2nd Lieut. J. G. Hunter. 70th Foot.); India General Service 1854-95, 3 clasps, Burma 1885-7, Burma 1887-89, Chin-Lushai 1889-90 (Lieutt J. Gunning Hunter 10th Bl. Infy.); 1914-15 Star (Brigdr. Gen. J. G. Hunter I.A.), unofficially engraved naming, British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Brig. Gen. J. G. Hunter.), contact marks ove...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantPair: Nursing Sister E. Wright, Medical StaffEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (Nursg. Sister. E. Wright.); Khedive's Star 1884-6, nearly extremely fine and rare (2)13 Medals & clasps issued to the Nursing Sisters.E. A. Wright - or Annie to her friends and comrades - was born on 17 February 1847 and was employed by the National Aid Agency on 1 March 1881. She was sent to the Guards' Hospital on 26 January 1882 and her contract renewed for two further years in March 1884.She went to Egypt aboard the Tasmania in April 1885, taken o...

(x) Five: Private M. Kelly, East Lancashire RegimentIndia 1895-1908, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (3140 Pte M. Kelly 1st Bn E. Lanc. Regt.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Paardeberg, Johnnesberg, Transvaal (3140 Pte M. Kelly, E. Lanc: Regt); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3140 Pte M Kelly, E. Lanc: Regt.); Army L.S & G.C., G.V.R. (3140 Pte M. Kelly. E. Lanc: Regt.); Army Temperance Association Award of Merit, R.A.T.A. (Pte. J. Kelly, 1st East Lancashire Regt., 1911), mounted as worn, traces of lacquer,...

Pair: Rifleman S. Thapa, 9th Gurkha RiflesIndia General Service 1895-1908, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (3591 Rifln. Sriman Thapa 9th Bl. Infy.); Indian Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (359 Rifleman Sriman Thapa 2d. Bn. 9th Gurkhas), naming rather worn on first, official correction to second, nearly very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The East Africa campaign pair awarded to Mr Wallace Blake, Acting Sub-Commissioner of Jubaland, who was later tried for breaking the Official Secrets ActEast and Central Africa 1897-99, 1 clasp, 1898 (Assnt. Collector Wallace Blake.); Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Jubaland (Acting Sub-Commissioner of Jubaland, W. Blake.), good very (2)Frederick Wallace Hastings Blake was born in 1864, son of Major-General George Frederick Blake, Royal Marines and was appointed as an Assistant Collector in the East African Protectorate in January 1898, and arrived at Mombassa from England on 16 March...

'Twice in less than 23 years, Natal was saved from invasion by the gallant stand made by two small, vastly outnumbered detachments of British soldiers: the first was at Rorke’s Drift in 1879 and the second at Itala in 1901.’M. C. Carter’s Itala - Monument to Valour, refers (South African Military History Society Journal, June 1971).The campaign pair awarded to Private T. Ramsden, York and Lancaster Regiment, wounded in the Defence of Fort Itala on 26 September 1901British South Africa Company Medal 1890-97, reverse Rhodesia 1896, no clasp (2914 Pte. T. Ramsden, 2/Y & Lancr. Regt.); Queen's Sou...

Pair: Farrier-Major R. Parker, British South Africa Police, late 6th DragoonsBritish South Africa Company Medal 1890-97, reverse Rhodesia 1896 (2339 Sgt. Farr. R. Parker, 6th Dragns.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Rhodesia (985 Far:-Maj: R. Parker. B.S.A. Police), the last with naming officially re-impressed, edge bruising and contact marks, nearly very fine and a rare pair (2)Provenance:Hayward's Gazette, February 1972, Item No. 372.Sold together with copied roll extracts.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Five: Able Seaman A. B. Winnett, Royal Navy, who served with ashore as a Bluejacket in South Africa and China, who latterly served at the Battle of JutlandQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Ladysmith (A. S. Winnett, Ord: H.M.S. Terrible); China 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Peking (A.S. Winnett, A.B., H.M.S. Terrible.); British War and Victory Medals (190101 A.S. Winnett. A.B. R.N.); Imperial Service Medal (Albert Sydney Winnett), contact marks and edge bruising, very fine (5)Albert Sydney Winnett was born at Chelsea, London on 1 February 1881, son of John and Diana Winnett of 6...

Three: Private R. J. Brackstone, Middlesex Regiment, late British South Africa PoliceQueen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (1277 Tpr. R. J. Brackstone. B.S.A.P.); British War Medal 1914-20 (1994 Pte. R. J. Brackstone. Midd’x R.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (265709 Pte. R. J. Brackstone. Middx. R.), good very fine (3) Provenance:Baldwin’s, October 1964.No Middlesex Battalion was engaged at strength in the Third Afghan War, but a detachment of men from the 9th and 10th Battalions served during the campaign, either on t...

(x) Pair: Gunner J. W. Topham, 10th Mountain Battery, Royal Garrison ArtilleryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith, Transvaal (16189 Gnr: J. W. Topham, 10th M.B., R.G.A.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasp, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (16189 Gnr: J. W. Topham. R.G.A.), edge bruising and contact marks, good fine (2)John William Topham was born at Kenmare, Kerry, Ireland in 1876, the son of Robert William and Minnie Topham of Abbey Street, Killaloe. Attesting on 11 August 1896 Topham served with 27th Mountain Battery, Royal Artillery from 10 September 1896....

(x) Pair: Driver J. Cotton, Army Service Corps, who was taken prisoner at Lindley on 1 October 1900Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (9362 Dr: J. Cotton, A.S.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (9362 Dvr: J. Cotton. A.S.C.), both mounted as worn, contact marks, some edge bruising, very fine (2)James Cotton was born in Natal, South Africa in 1872, the son of John Cotton of 95 Manor Road, Kingston, Hampshire. Enlisting with the Army Service Corps on 17 May 1890. He was a...

Three: Sergeant F. Speed, Southern Rhodesia Volunteers, late Army Service CorpsQueen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1902 (219 L. Corpl. F. Speed. A.S.C.); Colonial Auxiliary Forces L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (No. F.123. Sergeant Frederick Speed. S. Rhodesia Volunteers); Southern Rhodesia Volunteers (E.D.) silver shooting medal, the reverse engraved (Tpr. F. Speed), good very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Havildar S. Nawaz, 55th Coke’s RiflesIndia General Service 1908-35, 4 clasps, North West Frontier 1908, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, Mahsud 1919-20, Waziristan 1919-21 (1596 Sepoy Shah Nawaz, 55/Coke’s Rfls. (F.F.)); General Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, S. Persia, Kurdistan (Hvldr. Shah Nawaz, 1-55-Coke’s R.); Indian Army Mertorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (1596 Havr. Shahnawaz, 1/55/Coke’s. Rfls.), last with minor correction to unit, good very fine (3) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Jemadar Lalbahadur Rana, 1st Gurkha RiflesIndia General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31 (Jem. Lalbahadur Rana, 1-1 G.R.); Jubilee 1935, unnamed as issued, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Barber M. Ram, 5th Gurkha RiflesIndia General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31 (Barber Mangu, 2-5 G.R.); India General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1936-37 (Barber Mangu Ram, 2-5 G.R.), very fine and scarce to rank (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Rifleman K. Thapa, 1st Gurkha RiflesIndia General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1935 (6324 Rfm. Kharakbahadur Thapa, 2-1 G.R.); India General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39 (6324 Rfn. Kharakbahadur Thapa, 2-1 G.R.), test marks to rim and traces of verdigris to second, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Eight: Chief Petty Officer A. Stagg, Royal Navy, who served on 'Q-Ships' during the Great War and earned a 'mention' for service with D.E.M.S. during the Second World WarNaval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Persian Gulf 1909-1914 (J.15825 A. Stagg, Ord. Sea. H.M.S. Swiftsure.); 1914-15 Star (J.15825, A. Stagg, A.B. R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (J.15825 A. Stagg. L.S. R.N.); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; War Medal 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (J.15825 A. Stagg. P.O., H.M.S. Royal Oak.), first four and last worn, thus nearly very fine (8)Alfred Sta...

(x) Four: Corporal H. Jordan, Royal Horse Guards, late 10th Hussars, by family repute decorated for saving the life of Henry Innes-Ker, 8th Duke of Roxburghe1914 Star, with clasp (2960 Pte H. Jordan. 10/Hrs.); British War and Victory Medals (2960 Cpl. H. Jordan. 10-Hrs.); Russia, Empire, Medal of the Order of St George, 3rd Class, silver, the reverse numbered 'N.22250', and the rim '2960 Pte. H. Jordan. 10th Hrs.', traces of lacquer, some pitting and contact marks, very fine (4)Russian St George Medal London Gazette 25 August 1915.Herbert Jordan was born at St. Annes, Liverpool in 1887 and wor...

Four: Lance-Sergeant R. Bartlett, 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, who was killed in action on 23 October 19141914 Star, with clasp (10029 Cpl. R. Bartlett. L. N. Lan: R.); British War and Victory Medals (10029 Cpl. R. Bartlett. L. N. Lan. R.); Great War Memorial Plaque (Richard Bartlett), together with his Memorial Scroll in the name of 'L/Serjt. Richard Bartlett Loyal N. Lancashire Regt.', good very fine (4)Richard Bartlett was born in 1886, son of Clarence Bartlett and grandson of Abraham Dee Bartlett, Superintendent of the Zoological Society of London’s Gardens at Regent’s P...

Three: Corporal A. Slack, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, who was killed in action on 27 October 19141914 Star, copy clasp (9092 L. Cpl. A. Slack. Yorks: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (9092 Cpl. A. Slack. Yorks. L.I.), good very fine (3)Albert Slack, a native of Sneighton, Nottingham, was born in 1888 and was an iron moulder when he enlisted in the Army on 28 January 1907. By 1911 he was serving with the 1st Battalion in China and served in France with the 2nd Battalion from 10 August 1914. He was killed in action on 27 October 1914 and is commemorated upon the Le T...

Three: Private J. Jordan, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, who was killed in action on 14 January 19151914 Star, copy clasp (9124 Pte. J. Jordan. 2/Suff: R.); British War and Victory Medals (3-9124 Pte. J. Jordan. Suff. R.), good very fine (3)John Jordan, a native of Wisbech, served in France from 15 September 1914 and was killed in action on 14 January 1915. On that day the Battalion were in the trenches at Vierstraat. Major-General Haldane visited the unit, which came under heavy shell fire at noon, killing Jordan and two further comrades, with three more being wounded. Jordan is commemorate...

Three: Private R. C. McCraw, Cameron Highlanders1914 Star, with clasp (9438 Pte. R. McCraw. Cam'n: Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals (9438 Pte. R. C. McCraw Cam'n Highrs.), mounted as worn, very fine (3)Robert C. McCraw joined the Cameron Highlanders on 20 January 1913 and served in France during the Great War from 14 August 1914. He was discharged with a Silver War Badge on 2 July 1919. Two of his brothers were killed in action during the Great War, Private D. McCraw, Royal Highlanders (No. 12238) and Corporal J. A. L. McCraw, whose Medals are sold as Lot 372.Subject to 20% VAT on Buye...

Three: Private W. G. B. Kettle, 1/9th (County of London) Battalion, London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles), who was killed in action on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 19161914 Star (2435 Pte. W. G. B. Kettle. 9/Lond: R.); British War and Victory Medals (2435 Pte. W. G. B. Kettle. 9-Lond. R.), nearly extremely fine (3)William George Burnet Kettle, who was born at Port Elizabeth, South Africa in 1888 and was living at Acton, London, served in France with the 1/9th Battalion, London Regiment in France from 4 November 1914. The Battalion went 'over the top' in the attack on Go...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantSix: Captain A. Maitland-Dougall, Royal Navy1914-15 Star (Lieut. A. Maitland-Dougall. R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (Lt. Commr. A. Maitland-Dougall. R.N.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; United States of America, Legion of Merit, breast Badge, gilt and enamel, in its case of issue, the Trio mounted as worn, good very fine (6)Legion of Merit London Gazette 16 July 1946:'For services as Head of Information Section (Enemy Weapons) of Torpedo and Mining Department, Admiralty, during the War against Germany and Japan.'Arnold Maitland-Dougall was born on...

A Great War campaign group of four awarded to Chief Petty Officer J. Neil, Royal Navy, who served in H.M.S. Warspite at the battle of JutlandOn that memorable occasion, the Warspite was hit by no less than 13 'large projectiles', several of them after her helm jammed: making an involuntary circle at 'Windy Corner', she became the prime target of the big guns of the German High Seas Fleet and suffered casualties of 14 killed and 32 wounded1914-15 Star (178651 J. Neil, C.P.O., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (178651 J. Neil, C.P.O., R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (178651...

'At 4.15 p.m. on Thursday 13th December 1917, whilst zigzagging at a speed of 13 knots and 15 miles west by north of Contrary Head, Isle of Man, H.M.S. Stephen Furness was struck by a torpedo on her starboard side, between bridge and funnel, smashing numbers one and three boats … As a result of the damage and there being no watertight bulkhead between the collision bulkhead forward and the after end of the engine room, she filled rapidly, dipping by the bow … she suddenly sank by the head taking all the boats with her. As she sank she rose perpendicularly in the air. Less than three minutes ha...

'How you fellows didn't all have a breakdown I don't know. It made me feel awful, leading the comfortable life I do, I can tell you…'So states a letter from Desmond Curran, a Consultant Specialist, sent to investigate the state of H.M.S. Hussar's crew, who had reputedly 'cracked up' under constant air attack; the correspondence of Captain J. J. Youngs, R.N., as held by the Imperial War Museum, refers.A Great War campaign group of four awarded to Stoker 1st Class W. C. Teague, Royal Navy, who later endured multiple enemy air attacks in H.M.S. Hussar in 1940For remarkable footage of Hussar on on...

Three: Private T. Powis, 1st Royal Marine Battalion, Royal Naval Division, who was killed in action at the Battle of the Ancre on 13 November 19161914-15 Star (Ply.17007. Pte. T. Powis. R.M.L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (Ply.17007. Pte. T. Powis. R.M.L.I.), good very fine (3)Thomas Powis was born at Salford, Lancashire on 16 April 1894 and enlisted in the Royal Marines Light Infantry at Manchester on 25 August 1914, whilst working in a cotton mill. Serving with the 1st Royal Marine Battalion from 20 November 1914, he was killed in action on 13 November 1916 at the Battle of the Ancre,...

Three: Able Seaman H. J. Harker, Drake Battalion, Royal Naval Division, killed in action on 9 May 19151914-15 Star (KP.436. H. J. Harker. A.B., R.N.V.R.); British War and Victory Medals (K.P.436 H. J. Harker. A.B. R.N.V.R.), good very fine (3)Herbert John Harker was born in Leeds on 23 November 1895 and worked at Kitson & Co's engineering works in Leeds. He had been a member of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry upon joining the Royal Naval Division Depot at Crystal Palace on 10 September 1914. Assigned to the Drake Battalion on 3 November 1914, he was made Able Seaman on 1 March 1915 and...

Three: Able Seaman E. E. Copeland, Hawke Battalion, Royal Naval Division, who was mortally wounded on 13 November 1916 at the Battle of the Ancre, and died the following day1914-15 Star (T.Z.5128 E. E. Copeland. A.B., R.N.V.R.); British War and Victory Medals (T.Z. 5128 E. E. Copeland. A.B. R.N.V.R.), nearly extremely fine (3)Edward Elliott Copeland, a native of Dunston-on-Tyne, Durham, was born on 26 July 1896 and joined the Royal Naval Division on 7 June 1915. Drafted from the 2nd Reserve Battalion, he joined the Hawke Battalion in Mesopotamia in December 1915. He thence served on the Wester...

Four: Private A. Rogers, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry1914-15 Star (17725 Pte. A. Rogers. Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (17725 Pte. A. Rogers. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.); Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (Albert Rogers), last with traces of verdigris, good very fine (4)Albert Rogers, a native of Edlesborough, Bedfordshire, served in France from 7 July 1915 and was killed in action during the Battle of Delville Wood on 24 August 1916; sold together with copied MIC and forwarding letter for the Plaque.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more...

Three: Private A. Sneddon, 16th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, who was killed in action on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 19161914-15 Star (14830 Pte. A. Sneddon. High: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (14830 Pte. A. Sneddon. High. L.I.), traces of verdigris, otherwise good very fine (3)Alexander Sneddon served in France with the 16th Battalion H.L.I. from 23 November 1915 and was killed in action on 1 July 1916. Having made their attack on the Leipzig Salient, their first objective being the Wonderwerk and the last being Mouquet Quarry at 0730hrs, within 10 minutes...

Three: Private D. Stark, 17th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, who was killed in action on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 19161914-15 Star (15433 Pte. D. Stark. High: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (15433 Pte. D. Stark. High. L.I.), nearly extremely fine (3)David Stark,a native of Glasgow, was born in 1897 and was educated at Kent Road Public School and at Glasgow High School, where he took the Senior Art Scholarship, before going onto the School of Art & Technical College. He joined Highland Light Infantry in September 1914, aged 17 and served with the 17th Battali...

Three: Captain G. J. Bouchier, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment1914-15 Star (Capt. G. J. Bouchier L. N. Lan. R.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. G. J. Bouchier), mounted as worn some pitting, minor contact marks, overall very fine (3)George James Bouchier was born at Wigan, Lancashire in October 1877, the son of Henry James and Annie Bouchier and was baptised at Abram, Lancashire on 10 November 1877. By 1901 he was working as a secretary to a Colliery Company and in the same year he joined the Freemasons. The lodge records have him employed as a Surveyor by 31 December 1901. He was commi...

Three: Corporal B. H. Taylor, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment), who was killed in action on 9 October 19181914-15 Star (1757 Pte. B. H. Taylor. Notts: & Derby: R.); British War and Victory Medals (1757 Cpl. B. H. Taylor. Notts. & Derby. R.), good very fine (3)Bertie Henry Taylor, a native of Radford, Nottinghamshire, served in France with the 1/7th Battalion from 25 April 1915 and thence with the 11th Battalion. He was killed in action on 9 October 1918 and is buried in the Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension; sold together with copied research.Subject to 20% VAT on...

Four: 2nd Lieutenant J. H. Wilson, 8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottingham and Derbyshire Regiment), who was commissioned from the ranks and killed in action on 7 April 19171914-15 Star (17253 Pte. J. H. Wilson. Notts. & Derby. R.); British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. J. H. Wilson.); Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (John Hardy Wilson), in its card envelope of issue, nearly extremely fine (4)John Hardy Wilson was born in 1884, son of Samuel and Frances Wilson of The Yews, Kegworth, Derby. Before the outbreak of the Great War Wilson had worked as an Architectural Assistant for the C...

Four: Private G. Amos, 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment), who was killed in action on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 19161914-15 Star (16407 Pte. G. Amos. Notts: & Derby: R.); British War and Victory Medals (16407 Pte. G. Amos. Notts. & Derby. R.); Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (George Amos), in its card envelope of issue, the last a little polished, otherwise good very fine (4)George Amos, a native of Bolsover, served in France from 27 August 1915. Amos was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916...

Three: 2nd Lieutenant E. A. Bassano, 13th Battalion attached 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment), who was killed in action on 1 October 19161914-15 Star (PS-7095 Pte. E. A. Bassano. R. Fus:); British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. E. A. Bassano.), good very fine (3)Edward Arthur Bassano was born in 1893 in Derby and educated at Derby Public School. In December 1908 Bassano applied for, and obtained, a job as a Bank Clerk in Crompton & Evans' Union Bank. This bank was acquired by Parr's Bank in 1914, which latterly became a part of NatWest. He left hi...

(x) Three: Sergeant W. G. Snasdell, Royal Field Artillery, who died on 27 November 1916, having been taken a Prisoner of War at Kut1914-15 Star (4870 Sjt. W. G. Snasdell. R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (4870 Sjt. W. G. Snasdell. R.A.), extremely fine (3)Willie Gordon Snasdell was born in 1885 and was a native of Mile End, London. He served in Egypt from 7 November 1914 with the 6th Ammunation Column, Royal Field Artillery. He was captured at the Fall of Kut and died on 27 November 1916 and is buried in the Baghdad (North Gate) Cemetery; sold together with a portrait of the recipient i...

(x) Three: Gunner A. W. Nichols, Royal Artillery, late 104th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, who was made Prisoner of War after the fall of Kut el Amara and though he was fortunate to one of only 209 men exchanged after the surrender he never recovered from the Siege, dying of disease on 25 August 19161914-15 Star (37081 Gnr. A. W. Nichols, R.G.A.); British War and Victory Medals (37081 Gnr. A. W. Nichols. R.A.); Bronze War Plaque (Arthur William Nichols), nearly extremely fine (4)Arthur William Nichols was born at South Hackney, Middlesex in October 1890. Enlisting at Startford, Esse...

Four: Corporal H. C. Beale, Army Service Corps1914-15 Star (M2-055122 Pte. H. C. Beale. A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (M2-055122 A-Cpl. H. C. Beale. A.S.C.); Belgium, Kingdom, Croix de Guerre, A.I.R., bronze, light contact marks, very fine (4)Croix de Guerre London Gazette 12 July 1918.Herbert Charles Beale was born in 1885 was a native of Sydenham, London. He served during the Great War with the Army Service Corps in the French theatre of war from 17 April 1915; sold together with a photograph of the recipient wearing his Medals.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more inform...

Three: Private J. Clack, Army Service Corps1914-15 Star (MS-742 Pte J. Clack. A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (MS-742 Pte. J. Clack. A.S.C.), good very fine (3)For the medals of Sergeant J. Clack, likely a relation, see Lot 550.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Sergeant C. D. Edwards, Army Pay Corps, died as a result of enemy action as a civilian on 10 July 1944 in Clapham, when a V1 rocket struck at 0255hrs1914-15 Star (1962 Pte. C. Edwards, A.P.C.); British War and Victory Medals (1962 A.Sjt C. Edwards. A.P.C.), mounted for display, contact marks, very fine (3)Cecil David Edwards was born in London in 1876, the son of William and Annie Edwards of 2 The Terrace, Clerkenwell. He worked as manager at a cigarette manufacturer and lived at Acre Lane, Brixton with his wife Nellie May Edwards. He enlisted with the Army Pay Corps in 1914 and entered...

Three: Rifleman A. Rai, 7th Gurkha Rifles1914-15 Star (No. 1629 Rfmn. Asman Rai, 2/7/Gurkha Rfls.); British War and Victory Medals (1629 Rfmn. Asman Rai. 2-7 Grks.), a little polished and worn, nearly very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Warrant Officer T. Haworth, 4th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, who was thrice wounded in action, before being killed in action on 11 September 19181914-15 Star (1270 Pte. T. Haworth. 4 Bn A.I.F.); British War and Victory Medals (1270 L-Cpl T. Haworth. 4 Bn. A.I.F.), incorrect number on the BWM, good very fine (3)Thomas Haworth was born in 1889 in Lancashire and joined the Australian Imperial Force on 1 November 1914. Embarked for Mesopotamia, he joined his unit in April and was wounded in action for the first occasion, a gunshot wound to the thigh, at Gallipoli on 26 April 1915....

(x) Four: Private G. W. Bryant, Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force1914-15 Star (318 Pte. G. W. Bryant. 1/A.N. & M.E.F.); British War and Victory Medals (318 Pte C. W. Bryant. 1 A.N. & M.E.F.); ANZAC Commemorative Medallion (G. W. Bryant), contact marks, nearly very fine (4)George William Bryant was born at Bristol in 1886, the son of William John Bryant of Shirehampton, Bristol. Enlisting with the Australian New Guinea Expeditionary Force on 11 August 1914 in Sydney he embarked at Rabaul with 'C' Company on 19 August. Discharged at Sydney on 4 March 1915 he re-enlisted in the Au...

Three: Lieutenant J. A. Stewart, No. 21 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, late King's Own Scottish Borderers, who was mortally wounded in an air combat with Pour le Merite recipient Hans Berr on 7 October 1916 - Stewart had taken off with four other aeroplanes but were intercepted by enemy from Jasta 2 and Jasta 5, which included the 'Red Baron', who shot down Lieutenant Fenwick in the same actionThe gallant Stewart, something of a veteran being aged 26, died a lingering death and expired on 12 October at La Havre1914-15 Star (Lieut. J. A. Stewart. K. O. Sco. Bord.); British War and Victory Medals...

Three: 2nd Lieutenant, late Flight Cadet B. H. Archer, Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying Corps, Royal Field Artillery and County of London Yeomanry1914-15 Star (1600 Pte. B. H. Archer, 3-Co. of Lond. Y.); British War and Victory Medal (317506 F.Cdt. B. H. Archer R.A.F.), the second officially re-impressed with rank 'F.Cdi', very fine (3)Bernard Humbley Archer was born on 17 July 1891 at Southport and was a Civil Servant in the Scotch Education Department in Whitehall from January 1912-October 1914, whence he joined the 1/3rd County of London (Sharpshooters) Yeomanry. He initially served as pa...

Eight: Wing Commander A. V. Ebert, Royal Air Force, late 2nd County of London (Yeomanry) Regiment, Hertfordshire Regiment and King's African Rifles1914-15 Star (2341 Cpl. A. V. Ebert. 2 Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medals (2341 A. Sjt. A. V. Ebert. 2-Lond. R.); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Kurdistan (340199. Sgt. A. V. Ebert. R.A.F.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., Coinage Head Bust (W.O.2. A. V. Ebert. R.A.F.); Iraq, Kingdom, Active Service Medal, no clasp, mounted court-style for wear, cleaned, very fine (8)Albert Victor Ebert was born in 1895...

Three: Corporal Mechanic J. S. Neville, Royal Flying Corps, later Royal Air Force1914-15 Star (4453. 2.A.M. J. S. Neville. R.F.C.); British War and Victory Medal (4453. 1.A.M. J. S. Neville. R.F.C.), scratches to reverse of first, otherwise very fine (3)John Shepherd Neville was born on 13 May 1887 and was a chauffeur before joining the Royal Flying Corps. He served in France from 17 April 1915-30 August 1916 with No. 4 Squadron. It concentrated on the reconnaissance role, standardising on the B.E.2 in 1916. In the Battle of the Somme, thy flew contact patrols keeping track of the position of...

(x) Three: Private R. T. Bryant, Royal Air Force, late Royal Dublin Fusiliers1914-15 Star (24038 Pte. R. T. Bryant. R. Dub. Fus.); British and Victory Medals (302381. Pte. 2. R.T. Bryant), minor wear to second, very fine (3)Robert Taylor Bryant was born in April 1882 at Barton Regis, Gloucestershire, the son of William John and Ellen Bryant of Pembroke Road, Shirehampton. Enlisting on 11 June 1915 with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers and entered the war in the Balkans with 6th Battalion on 18 November 1915. Later joining the 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment he served with them before transfe...

Four: Lance-Sergeant W. T. Oates, 'A' Company, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), who was killed in action on 30 November 1917 at Lateau Wood during the Battle of Cambrai, having already been wounded in 19151914-15 Star (G-4538 Pte. W. T. Oates. E. Kent R.); British War and Victory Medals (G-4538 Cpl. W. T. Oates. E. Kent R.); Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (William Thomas Oates), together with his Memorial Scroll in the name on 'L/Serjt. William Thomas Oates East Kent Regt.', nearly extremely fine (4)William Thomas Oates was born in Hampstead and during the Great War served in F...

Three: Private J. S. Gipp, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment, who was killed in action on 14 October 1916 during their famous attack on the Schwaben Redoubt1914-15 Star (3112 Pte. S. Gipp. Camb. R.); British War and Victory Medals (3112 Pte. J. S. Gipp. Camb. R.), nearly extremely fine (3)John Stanley Gipp - or Jack to his friends and comrades - was born at Cambridge in 1896 and in 1911 was working as an errand boy and living with his parents at 28 Ross Street, Cambridge. He served in France with the 1st Battalion from 10 July 1915 and was killed in action during the attack on the Schwabe...

Four: Corporal F. Rollason, 2/5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, who was killed in action on 3 December 1917 at the Battle of Cambrai1914-15 Star (1500 Pte. F. Rollason. R. War: R.); British War and Victory Medals (203295 Cpl. F. Rollason. R. War. R.); Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (Frank Rollason), good very fine (4)Frank Rollason was born at Ladywood, Birmingham and served in France with the 2/5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment from 23 February 1915. Having been reported wounded on 26 July 1916, he was killed in action at Cambrai on 3 December 1917, almost certainly in th...

Three: Lieutenant W. H. S. Carter, 13th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool) Regiment, who was killed in action during the dawn attack on Bazentin-le-Grand on 14 July 19161914-15 Star (Lieut: W. H. S. Carter. L'Pool. R.); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. W. H. S. Carter.), nearly extremely fine (3)William Henry Seaman Carter was born in 1895, the son of Henry and Emily Carter of Rolledene, Exmouth, Devon. He was commissioned into the Liverpool Regiment from the Public Schools Battalion, Royal Fusiliers on 29 September 1914, having enlisted on 15 September 1914. Carter served in France from...

Four: Private H. Yates, 18th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool) Regiment, who was killed in action on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 19161914-15 Star (16431 Pte. H. Yates. L'Pool R.); British War and Victory Medals (16431 Pte. H. Yates L'Pool R.); Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (Harold Yates), nearly extremely fine (4)Harold Yates, son of Issac and Clara Yates, of 92 Rice Lane, Walton, was born in 1894 and served in France from 7 November 1915. The Liverpools went 'over the top' on 1 July 1916, when part of 21st Brigade, 30th Division, on the extreme right of the British lin...

Three: Private G. McCall, 16th (Newcastle) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, who served under the alias R. E. Etherington and was killed in action on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 19161914-15 Star (16-709 Pte. R. E. Etherington. North'd Fus:); British War and Victory Medals (16-709 Pte. R. E. Etherington. North'd Fus.), good very fine (3)George McCall, a native of Newcastle-on-Tyne, served during the Great War under the alias of Robert Ernest Etherington. He served in France from 22 November 1915 and was killed in action on 1 July 1916. On this date the Battalion was invo...

'As early as 1940, Winston Churchill's energetic mind turned to matters offensive and he perceived the need for a vessel able to put armour and vehicles ashore 'over beaches' and 'anywhere in the world'. Ultimately ships could be designed and built for this revolutionary purpose but, at the time only conversions were feasible to prove the concept … The ships identified for conversion were the [tankers] Bachaquero, Misoa and Tasajera.'The Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II, by Chris Bishop, refers.A Great War and Second World War campaign group of nine awarded to Leading Seaman P. H. Bell,...

Three: Private T. Trotter, 20th (1st Tyneside Scottish) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, who was killed in action on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916British War and Victory Medals (21-229 Pte. T. Trotter. North'd Fus.); Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (Thomas Trotter), in its card envelope, nearly extremely fine (3)Thomas Trotter was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916 and is commemorated upon the Thiepval Memorial.On this date the Battalion served as part of the 102 Brigade, 34th Division, and they ‘moved forward with 23rd Northu...

'I wish to express my admiration of the manner in which the Destroyers attached to the Dover Command carried out the difficult operation of evacuating the troops from Boulogne both in the face of heavy air attack and point-blank fire from guns, machine-guns and snipers. The handling of their ships and their armaments and the bearing of the ships' companies was beyond all praise. The following received from the CIGS [Chief of the Imperial General Staff] - Army's thanks to your people for last night's magnificent effort at Boulogne.'A congratulatory message from the Vice-Admiral Destroyers, Dove...

An interesting group of three awarded to Commander F. W. Robinson, Royal Naval Reserve - who had a successful career in laying submarine cables, before serving aboard the Cable Ship Dacia when she was torpedoed by Max Valentiner's U-36 in Madeira Harbour on 3 December 1916British War and Mercantile Marine War Medals (Frederick W. Robinson); Royal Naval Reserve Decoration, E.VII.R., silver and silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1909, mounted as worn, good very fine (3)Frederick William Robinson was born on 25 October 1857 at Stratford, Essex and by the end of the century was commissioned in the...

Three: Inspector E. J. Harper, Shanghai Municipal Police, late Merchant NavyBritish War and Mercantile Marine War Medals (Edward J. Harper); Shanghai Municipal Council Emergency Medal 1937, bronze, unnamed as issued, traces of verdigris, very fine (2)Edward John Harper was born at Aberdeen on 18 June 1890 and served in the Mercantile Marine during the Great War. His Medals were issued to the Shanghai Municipal Police, whom he joined in 1924. Harper was advanced Segeant in 1926 and was an Inspector by 1939. He resigned in order to start business in Australia with John Smith and Angus Turner; so...

Pair: Captain F. J. Siltzer, Grenadier Guards, a noted authorBritish War and Victory Medals (Lieut. F. J. Siltzer.), mounted as worn by Spink & Son, 17-18 Piccadilly, good very fine (2)Francis John David Siltzer - or Frank to his friends and comrades - was born on 13 August 1869 at Brussels, Belgium. Living at Kensington, London by 1881, he went up to be educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, gaining his BA in 1891. He married Violet Stourton in 1893. By the outbreak of the Great War, he was commissioned into the West Kent Yeomanry from the Middlesex (Duke of Cambridge's Hussars) Yeomanry on...

Four: Private W. E. Priestman, Scots Guards, who was wounded in action in 1914British War and Victory Medals (6801 Pte. W. E. Priestman. S. Gds.); War Medal 1939-45; Silver War Badge (250480), very fine (4)William Ernest Priestman served in France with the Scots Guards from 21 August 1914 and suffered a gun shot wound to the left forearm on 29 October 1914, being admitted to No. 1 Field Ambulance. He was evacuated to England the next day and was treated at 2nd West General Hospital, Manchester. He was discharged on 15 October 1917 with his Silver War Badge; sold together with Scots Guards badg...

Three: Private R. Ellis, 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards, who was killed in action on 28 March 1918, during the German Spring OffensiveBritish War and Victory Medals (3954 Pte. R. Ellis. W. Gds.); Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (Robert Ellis), in its card envelope and with Buckingham Palace forwarding letter, nearly extremely fine (3)Robert Ellis, a native of Newcastle, was born in 1885 and served in France with the 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards. He was killed in action on 28 March 1918, when they held a front of around 2,000 yards with their right on Boyelles. At 0700hrs the enemy opened a fierce...

Pair: 2nd Lieutenant E. G. Bowyer, 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment, killed in action on 15 October 1916British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. E. G. Bowyer.), very fine (2)Edgar George Bowyer was born in 1895, son of Edgar and Annie Bowyer of 10 Monmouth Road, Overport Drive, Durban and it was noted he had previous service in German West Africa with the 4th Umvoti Mounted Rifles (1915 Star). Having served with the Monmouthshire Regiment, he served in France with the Cambridgeshire Regiment from 30 May 1916 and was killed in action on 15 October 1916, being commemorated upon the Thiepv...

(x) Pair: Private O. B. Reeves, Bedfordshire Regiment, late Army Pay Corps, killed in action on 23 May 1917 when his battalion was shelled and then gassed in quick successionBritish War and Victory Medals (39469 Pte. O. B. Reeves. Bedf. R.), nearly extremely fine (2)Oliver Blake Reeves was born at Willesden, London in 1892, the son of William Henry Buckhurst, known as Reeves and Jane Blake of 338 High Road, Willesden. Working as a Cost Clerk in London later joining 3rd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment with the service number 5420. He is also listed as having served in the Army Pay Corps with t...

Five: Lieutenant T. Whitfield, West Yorkshire Regiment, later Section Leader, Special ConstabularyBritish War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. T. Whitfield); Defence Medal 1939-45; Coronation 1953; Special Constabulary Long Service, G.VI.R., with two additional service bars, Long Service 1947, Long Service 1955 (Sect Ldr Titus Whitfield), mounted as worn, very fine, together with a Bradford and District Master Plumbers Association Past President Badge, the reverse engraved 'T. Whitfield Esq. President 1952-53', silver-gilt and enamel, hallmarks to reverse (6)Titus Whitfield was born on 7 May 1895...

Pair: Captain A. Sumner, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, who was wounded in action in command of his Company at the Second Battle of the AisneBritish War and Victory Medals (Capt. A. Sumner.), good very fine (2)Albert Sumner, a native of Preston, Lancashire, served in France with the 9th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, being made Lieutenant on 8 June 1916. He is mentioned on a number of occasions in the Battalion History which confirmed he commanded a Company in the 3am attack on Kemmel on 26 April 1918. Made Acting Captain on 11 May 1918, he commanded 'B' Company and was wounded...

Pair: Private W. Sykes, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, late Army Cyclist Corps, who died of wounds on 22 July 1917British War and Victory Medals (33737 Pte. W. Sykes. L. N. Lan. R.), nearly extremely fine (2)Walter Sykes was born at Huddersfield in 1890 and latterly moved to Derby. He initially served in the Army Cyclists Corps before joining the 7th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, with whom he served overseas with. Sykes died of wounds on 22 July 1917 and is buried in the Locre Hospice Cemetery, with his Medals and pay being sent to his widow who lived at 48 Freehold Street, Der...

Pair: Private F. Ogden, Loyal North Lancashire RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (24015 Pte. F. Ogden. L. N. Lan. R.), traces of verdigris, very finePair: Gunner H. P. Fletcher, Royal ArtilleryBritish War and Victory Medals (166653 Gnr. H. P. Fletcher. R.A.), very fineIndia General Service 1908-35, Burma 1930-32 (352242 Pte. G. Huxtable. Manch. R.), worn, fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: 2nd Lieutenant A. L. Palmer, 5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiement), who died of wounds on 6 March 1917British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. A. L. Palmer.), good very fine (2)Albert Leslie Palmer, who lived at Hallam Fields, Ilkeston, was born in 1898 and was mortally wounded at Fonquevillers Brewery on 4 March 1917 and died of his wounds two days later. He is buried in the Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private F. German, 1/5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment), who was killed in action on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916British War and Victory Medals (4019 Pte. F. German. Notts. & Derby. R.), good very fine (2)Frederick German, a native of Ilkeston, Derbyshire, was born in 1895 and was killed in action on 1 July 1916 during the attack on Gommecourt, when the 1/5th Battalion could count 208 killed and missing, with scores more wounded. The first four waves of the Sherwood Foresters managed to advance through No Man’s Land and re...

Three: Private R. Mitchell, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment, killed in action on 21 March 1918British War and Victory Medals (306908 Pte. R. Mitchell. Notts. & Derby R.); Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (Robert Mitchell), good very fine, housed in a glazed frame (3)Robert Mitchell was born in 1880 and was a native of Lancing, Sussex. He served in France with the 2/5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters and was killed in action on the First Day of the German Spring Offensive, 21 March 1918. Mitchell is commemorated upon the Arras Memorial.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more info...

Family group:Great War Bronze Memorial Plaque (Arthur Frederick Tondeur), good very finePair: Private F. Tondeur, 21st London RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (4159 Pte. F. Tondeur. 21-Lond. R.), first with officially re-impressed naming, very fine (3)Arthur Frederick Tondeur served with the Surrey Yeomanry and was killed in action with the 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment on 18 June 1917 and is commemorated upon the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Rifleman N. Thapa, 1st Gurkha RiflesBritish War and Victory Medals (2823 Rfmn. Nathu Thapa, 1-1 Grks.), good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Rifleman Asaram Pun, 1st Gurkha RiflesBritish War and Victory Medals (3940 Rfmn. Asaram Pun, 2-1 Grks.; War and Indian Service Medals 1939-45 (17833 Rfm. Asaram Pun, 1 G.R.), very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Corporal J. A. M. McCraw, alias Mack, 3rd Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment), who was killed in action on 29 March 1917British War and Victory Medals (139630 A. Cpl. J. A. Mack 3-Can. Inf.); Memorial Cross, G.V.R., the reverse engraved '139630. Pte. J. A. L. Mack.', good very fine (3)James Alexander Leitch McCraw - who served under the alias 'Mack' - was born in Edinburgh on 4 March 1899, son of Alexandra and Christina. Having joined the C.E.F. on 22 July 1915 at Toronto, he joined the 3rd Battalion on 18 June 1916, he was killed in action on 29 March 1917 whilst his...

Pair: Corporal L. W. Treagust, Royal Flying CorpsBritish War and Victory Medal (11922. Cpl. L. W. Treagust. R.F.C.), good very fine (2)Lewis William Treagust was born at Havant in 1888 and was a carpenter and joiner upon joining the Royal Flying Corps in October 1915. He served in France as a Rigger from 19 March-27 November 1916, being admitted to Amiens Hospital for a middle ear infection from 2-7 November 1916. He latterly served with No. 143 Squadron.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Staff Nurse L. W. Wolrige (later Dolman), Territorial Force Nursing ServiceBritish War and Victory Medals (S. Nurse L. W. Wolrige.), nearly extremely fine (2)Leila Winifred Wolrige was born on 17 March 1884 and was living at 149 Elm Park Mansions, Chelsea at the outbreak of the Great War. She joined the Territorial Force Nursing Service on 29 April 1915, having been working at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester and served overseas in Mesopotamia from 16 May 1915, being based at Basra, Amara and also seeing service in India. During the course of the War she contracted malaria...

Pair: Rifleman M. Limbu, 10th Gurkha RiflesGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Iraq (6106 Rfmn. Makardhoj Limbu. 1-10-Gurkha R); Indian Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (6106 Rfn. Makardhoj Limbu, 1-10 G.R.), very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seven: Naik D. Gurung, 1st Gurkha RiflesIndia General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39 (2202 Rfn. Dalbahadur Gurung, 1-1 G.R.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, the Second World War campaign awards all officially impressed '2202 Nk. Dalbahadur Gurung, 1 G.R.'; Indian Independance 1947 (2202 Nk. Dalbahadur Gurung, 1 G.R.), very fine (7)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Six: Captain (KGO) B. Thapa, 2nd Gurkha Rifles, who was a Prisoner of War in the Far EastIndia General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39 (6829 Rfn. Bhimbahadur Thapa, 2-2 G.R.); 1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (Lt. Bhimbahadur. Thapa. 2 G.R.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., Regular Army (408515 Lt. (KGO) Bhimbahadur Thapa 2 G.R.), official corrections to first and last, very fine, the last rare (6)Bhimbahadur Thapa served as a Rifleman with the 2nd Gurkha Rifles on the North West Frontier (Medal & clasp) and would have bee...

Six: Lieutenant K. Gurung, 2nd Gurkha RiflesIndia General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39 (6626 L-Nk. Kharakbahadur Gurung, 2-2 G.R.); 1939-45 Star; War and Indian Service Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (Lt. Kharakbahadur. Gurung. 2 GR.); Indian Independance 1947 (21131031 Jem. Kharakbahadur Gurung. G.R.), mounted as worn, good very fine (6)Probably taken Prisoner of War in the Far East.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seven: Warrant Officer Class 2 B. Gurung, 2nd Gurkha RiflesIndia General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39 (6970 Rfn. Barsuba Gurung, 2-2 G.R.); 1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (21133012 W.O.Cl.2. Barsuba Gurung, 2 G.R.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., Regular Army (21133012 W.O.Cl.2. Barsuba Gurung. 2 GR.); Indian Independance 1947 (21133012. Sjt. Barsuba Gurung. G.R.), mounted as worn, very fine (7)Barsuba Gurung would have been taken a Prisoner of War at Malaya with the 2nd Battalion. He was made Lieutenant (QGO) on ret...

Six: Sergeant (Cook) K. Gurung, 2nd Gurkha RiflesIndia General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39 (F-22 Ck. Kulman Gurung, 2-2 G.R.); 1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45; India General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (21133011 Sjt. Kulman Gurung. 2 G.R.); Indian Independance 1947 (F.22 Cook, Kulman Gurung. 3-2 G.R.), very fine (6)Kulman Gurung would have been taken a Prisoner of War of the Japanese at the Fall of Singapore.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Six: Jemadar D. Gurung, 8th Gurkha RiflesIndia General Service 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39 (9132 L-Nk. Deobahadur Gurung, 2-8 G.R.); Africa Star; Italy Star, lacking ring; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, these last four all officially impressed 'I.O. 50395 Jemdr. Deobahadur Gurung, 8 G.R.'; Indian Independence 1947 (I.O.50395 Jemdr. Deobahadur Gurung, 8 G.R.), official corrections to first, very fine (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Flight Lieutenant A. E. G. H. Thorp, Royal Air ForceIndia General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31 (364774. L. A.C. A. E. G. H. Thorp. R.A.F.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45 with M.I.D. oak leaf, Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (364774 F.Sgt. A. E. G. H. Thorp. R.A.F.), slight edge bruise and minor contact marks to first otherwise good very fine (4)Arthur Edward Gabriel Harry Thorp was born at Chatham, Kent on 23 July 1907 the son of Arthur and Aimee Thorp and was baptised at Chatham, St Johns, Kent on 25 August of that year. Enlisting on 14 January 1924 as an...

Four: Signalman A. J. Randle, Royal SignalsGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine (2323056. Sgln. A. J. Randle. R. Signals); France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted as worn, good very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Sergeant J. D. Truluck, Leicestershire Regiment, killed in action during the Seige of Tobruk on 25 November 1941, having won a 'mention' for gallant service on CreteGeneral Service Medal 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine (4857222 Pte. J. D. Trulove [SIC]. Leic. R.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45 with MID oak leaf, mounted as worn, good very fine (4)Jack Douglas Truluck was born at 25 St. Thomas's Road, Hastings, Sussex in 1918 son of Albert Henry and Olive Pearce Truluck of Hastings. Attesting with the 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment on 1 August 1933 he served with them i...

Three: Lance-Corporal M. Riley, Loyal Regiment, who was taken Prisoner of War at Dunkirk on 1 June 1940General Service Medal 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine (3853356 Pte. M. Riley. Loyal. R.); 1939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45, good very fine (3)M. Riley served with 1st Battalion, Loyal Regiment during the fall of France. The battalion took part in the fighting around Tournai before being pushed back towards Dunkirk. Riley was taken prisoner on 1 June 1940, being listed as both missing and wounded. The Battalion War Diary notes this as a day of increased losses. The next day the Battalion reached Du...

Pair: Sergeant R. Sunwar, Gurkha SignalsGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (21139143 Sigmn. Rambahadur. Sunwar. R. Sigs. Gur.); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Borneo (21139143 Sgt. Rambahadur Sunwar. Gurkha Signals.), mounted as worn, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Warrant Officer Class 1 S. Pun, Gurkha SignalsGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (21143583 Sigmn. Sambahadur Pun. R. Sigs. (Gur.)); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Malay Peninsula (21143583 W.O.Cl.1. Sambahadur Pun. Gurkha Signals.); Coronation 1953; Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (21143583 W.O.Cl.2. Sambahadur Pun. Gurkha Signals.), official corrections to first, very fine and a good combination (4)Understood to have been born in January 1930, enlisting in the Gurkha Signals in January 1948 and being discharged in April 1970.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For...

Pair: Lance-Corporal K. Ghale, 2nd Gurkha RiflesGeneral Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, Malaya, Brunei (21140349 Rfm. Kharkabahadur Ghale 1/2 GR); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Borneo (21140349 L/Cpl. Kharkabahadur Ghale, 1/2 GR.), good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Warrant Officer Class 2 I. S. Huff, Special Investigation Branch, Royal Military PoliceGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, Arabian Peninsula (22524538 Pte. I. S. Huff. R.M.P.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (22524538 S.Sgt. I. S. Huff. RMP.), good very fine (2)Ian S. Huff was born in London and joined the Royal Military Police in the early 1950's and served initially in Malaya. Having thence joined the Special Investigation Branch, he was posted to Aden in 1960 serving with the Aden SIB DET. In 1962 he returned to the United Kingdom and joined SIB Southern Command and in...

Pair: Sapper L. Limbu, Gurkha EngineersGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Brunei (21152581 Spr. Lachhiminarain Limbu. Gurkha Engrs.); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Borneo (21152581 Spr. Lachhiminarain Limbu. Gurkha Engrs.), mounted as worn, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A notable Second World War Mediterranean operations campaign group of six awarded to Gunner (T.) A. E. Shaw, Royal Navy, afterwards a Senior Commissioned Engineer (Air) in the Fleet Air ArmIn a fraught period of operations in the H.M.S. Ajax in 1940-41, Shaw was present at some spectacular encounters of the close-range variety, in addition to lending valuable service at the evacuation of Greece and CreteLikely the most memorable was a night action fought off Cape Passero in October 1940, when Ajax closed the range to 300 yards and laid waste elements of the Regia Marina's 12th Destroyer and 1s...

A Second World War and Yangtze incident campaign group of six awarded to Petty Officer E. G. Doney, Royal NavyHaving seen extensive action in the light cruiser H.M.S. Hermione on the Malta run - and survived her loss in June 1942 - he once again came under heavy fire aboard the frigate Black Swan in the famous Yangtze incident in April 19491939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45; Naval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Yangtze 1949 (D/JX 126606 E. G. Doney. P.O., R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue (JX 126606 E. G. Doney. P.O., H.M.S. Drake), minor contact mar...

'On one such convoy to Malta in March 1942, they came under heavy aircraft attack. Mr. Rice recalled that the crew of H.M.S. Legion were at action stations for 72 hours and in the few days that it took them to get to Malta they claimed a number of aircraft.When they reached Malta they came in for more action. Mr. Rice was on the bridge when he spotted 20 enemy aircraft coming towards them. The crew were called to actions stations but being in harbour were unable to take any evasive action. They suffered eight direct hits and the call came to abandon ship. Many of the crew were killed but Mr. R...

A well-documented Second World War campaign group of five awarded to Able Seaman R. Barber, Royal Navy, who was wounded when H.M.S. Huntley was sunk by enemy aircraft off Mersa Matruh in January 19411939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, good very fine (5)Ronald Barber was born in Salford, Lancashire, about 1916.His date of entry into naval service is unknown but, as verified by accompanying documentation, he was serving in the minesweeper H.M.S. Huntley when she was sunk by enemy aircraft 30 miles north-west of Mersa Matruh on 31 January 1941. He was among t...

Four: Leading Seaman G. Holmes, Royal Navy, who served aboard H.M.S. Howe during her involvement in the Pacific Campaign1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Burma Star, clasp, Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45, good very fine (4)Grahame Holmes was born at Salford, Lancashire on 25 September 1920, the son of Ellen Holmes of 59 Wiltshire Street, Salford. Enlisting with the Royal Navy with the rank of Ordinary Seaman on 10 June 1941 with Glendower where he remained until being posted to Victory on 24 July to train as a Radio Direction Finder. His first seaborne posting was H.M.S. Edinburgh Castle on 24 Sep...

Four: Lieutenant-Commander F. C. Hayhurst, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted as worn, good very fine (4)Frederick Cooper Hayhurst was born on 14 July 1917 at Manchester and was a Custom & Excise Officer upon his joining the Royal Navy (JX 18511) on 18 March 1940. He served at the Fleet Air Arm Station Sparrowhawk from 31 April 1940-23 June 1941 and was commissioned Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Specialising in meteorology, Hayhurst joined Albatross in the South Atlantic from 20 October 1941, also seeing serv...

(x) A fine Battle of Britain campaign group of four awarded to Flight Lieutenant W. H. 'Bill' Holland, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, having earned his rare clasp when answering the Call of Duty whilst still with No. 57 O.T.U. in October 1940, he had a good scrap with an Me.109 in April 1941 having joined No. 226 (Rhodesia) Squadron, before being shot down himself on 27 June 1941; made a prisoner of war at the legendary Stalag Luft III at Sagan - site of 'The Great Escape' - he communicated with the Top Secret Room 311 at the War Office in 19431939-45 Star, clasp, Battle of Britain; Air Cr...

(x) A well-documented campaign group of five awarded to Warrant Officer F. W. Hargrave, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who flew extensively in Burma and latterly in the South-East Asia campaign, having previously served with the Air Sea Rescue Marine Craft Unit1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (W.O. F. W. Hargrave (1710186) R.A.F.), this last with officially re-engraved naming (5)Frederick William Hargrave was born on 24 January 1923 and served in the Royal Air Force from 15 January 1942. He initially served wit...

Five: Flight Sergeant N. M. Trimmer, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who was killed in action flying with No. 223 Squadron on 15 March 19441939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, in their Air Ministry postage box, this addressed to his mother 'Mrs E. C. Trimmer, 65 Cannon St, Shirley, Southampton', good very fine (5)Norman Maurice Trimmer was born in Southampton in 1923 and was educated at Taunton's Grammar School from 1934-38, when he played football for his house and form. He joined the Royal Air Force aged 17 and having completed his training in the United...

(x) A well-documented campaign group of four awarded to Captain K. R. Campbell, South African Air Force, a skilled Beaufighter Pilot who served with No. 19 Squadron in the Italian theatre to great effect1939-45 Star (98422 K. R. Campbell); Italy Star (91422 [sic] K. R. Campbell); War Medal 1939-45 (98422 K. R. Campbell); Africa Service Medal 1939-45 (98422 K. R. Campbell), mounted as worn, good very fine (4)Kenneth Robert Campbell, a native of Wynberg, South Africa, was born in 1920 and joined the South African Forces in July 1940, whilst at that time working as a Clerk for the Vacuum Oil Comp...

Three: Flying Officer F. M. Allen, No. 467 (Royal Australian Air Force) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who was killed in action when his Lancaster was lost in action during the Battle of Berlin on 29 December 19431939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; War Medal 1939-45, good very fine (3)Francis Macivor Allen was born on 5 May 1921 at Bromley, Kent and having joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, qualified as a Navigator in June 1943. Joining No. 16 OTU on Wellingtons and thence 1661 Conversion Unit, he joined No. 467 (Royal Australian Air Force) Squadron flying Lancasters o...

(x) Six: Flight-Lieutenant G. F. Murdoch, Royal Canadian Air Force, who flew a Tour of Ops which included good action on D-Day, 6 June 19441939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star, clasp, France and Germany; Defence Medal 1939-45, silver; Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp; War Medal 1939-45, silver; Canadian Forces Decoration, with Second Award Bar (F/L G. F. Murdoch), mounted court-style as worn, traces of lacquer, good very fine (6)Gordon F. Murdoch was the son of Pearl McElroy, of 73 Delaware Avenue, Ottawa who began Course 1 AOS at Malton, Ontario in November 1942. Having completed his...

(x) A poignant campaign group of five awarded to Pilot Officer (Air Bomber) J. C. Corbally, Royal Canadian Air Force, who having flown on a hair-raising raid on Kassel in October 1943, in which his aircraft was shot to pieces, the gallant actions of its crew to return the 'flying sieve' led to the award of a C.G.M. and D.F.C.Corbally was tragically killed on 30 March 1944 when flying on Ops destined for Nuremburg, but his Halifax was in a mid-air collisision which cost his life1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; Defence Medal 1939-45, silver; Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp; War Me...

Six: Flying Officer A. P. Ouellette, Royal Canadian Air Force, who was killed in action flying with No. 162 Squadron over Egypt on 2 July 19421939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence Medal 1939-45, Canadian issue in silver; Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, with overseas clasp; War Medal 1939-45, Canadian issue in silver; Canadian Memorial Cross, G.VI.R., by Birks and marked 'Sterling', reverse engraved 'F. O. A. P. Ouellette J-15390', very fine (6)Alphonse Peter Ouellette was born in 1918, the son of Alphonse Edward and Amanda Ouellette, 1117 Albert Road, Windsor, Ontario. Educated at St Joseph's a...

Three: Sergeant J. Fox, Durham Light Infantry, wounded and taken Prisoner of War at Dunkirk in 1940 and held at Stalag 3831939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial (4446756 Sjt. J. Fox. D.L.I.), mounted for display, contact marks, very fine (3)John Fox was born at Durham on 25 March 1911, the son of Francis and Margret Fox of 57A Jackson Street, Spennymoor. He worked as a miner, also enlisting with the Durham Light Infantry (Territorial Army) on 21 April 1928. Initially joining 6th Battalion he was transferred to 10th Battalion in which he was serving during the Fall of Fr...

Three: Sergeant J. Swarbrick, The Loyal Regiment, who was taken prisoner at the Fall of SingaporePacific Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, contact marks, very fine (3)Joseph Swarbrick was born 28 January 1913. He enlisted with 2nd Battalion, The Loyal Regiment with the number 3853167. Taken prisoner on 15 February 1942 at Singapore (where he was serving with the rank of Sergeant), Swarbrick survived his imprisonment and was liberated on 2 September 1945.Sold together with a copied prisoner lists, four corresponding dress miniatures, three mounted as worn and four original sporting medals,...

Three: Sergeant T. F. Shields, The Border Regiment, taken Prisoner of War at Dunkirk on 10 June 19401939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R (3593508 Cpl: T. F. Shields. 4-Bord.R.), mounted for display, minor contact marks and heavy edge bruising to third, nearly very fine otherwise very fine (3)T. F. Shields served with the 4th Battalion, Border Regiment during the Fall of France. He was taken prisoner on 10 June 1940 and held at Stalag 344, Limbinowice, Poland; sold together with copied casualty lists.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information p...

Three: Bandsman W. E. Wilson, Norfolk Regiment, who was taken prisoner at Dunkirk but was lucky to escape the fate of 97 of his comrades who were massacred by fanatical S.S. troops at Le Paradis, Pas-de-Calais1939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., Regular Army, G.VI.R. (5769719 Pte. W. E. Wilson. R. Norfolk.), mounted as worn, good very fine (3)W.E. Wilson served with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment as a Bandsman during the Fall of France. The Battalion's resistance at the La Bassee Canal earned a terrible retribution when the surviving 97 men surrendered to the Germans o...

Three: Private A. L. Lockwood, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment, taken prisoner at Dunkirk and held in Stalag IX-C1939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial (6345725 Pte. A. L. Lockwood. R.W.K.), contact marks and pitting to second, very fine (3)Albert L. Lockwood was born in Shoreditch, London on 18 January 1917. He married Ruby M. Best at Dartford in 1939. Landing with the Royal West Kent's, Lockwood was listed as missing at Abbeville on 20 May 1940. It was later discovered that he had been captured and taken to Stalag IX-C at Bad Sulza, Thuringia as a prisoner of w...

Three: Private R. Turner, Lincolnshire Regiment, killed in action during the Battle of Ngakyedauk on 8 February 19451939-45 Star (14637534 Pte. R. Turner 1/Lincs); Burma Star (14637534 Pte. R. Turner 1/Lincs K.I.A. 8-2-45); War Medal 1939-45, mounted for display, with named box of issue good very fine (3)Raymond Turner was born at King's Cross, Halifax in 1925 the son of Thomas and Ruth Hannah Turner. He served with 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment in Burma during the Battle of Ngakyedauk sometimes called the Battle of the Admin Box. It is conjectured that he may have been one of the casua...

Three: Private J. H. Cope, Royal Leicestershire Regiment, captured at Tretten, Norway on 23 April 19401939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial (4859220 Pte. J. H. Cope. R. Leicesters.), mounted for display, minor edge bruising, very fine (3)John Henry Cope served with the 1/5th Battalion, Royal Leicestershire Regiment during the Norwegian Campaign sharing in the action at Tretten on 23 April 1940. Here an improvised force from 248th Brigade and the Norwegian Army held the German advance for the better part of a day, withdrawing around 2130hrs. Several units were cut off a...

Three: Private R. Galloway, Highland Light Infantry, taken Prisoner of War during the retreat to Dunkirk1939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R. (3303462 Pte. A. Galloway. 9-H.L.I.), contact marks and edge bruising to third, that last partially obscuring the first two digits of the number, overall very fine (3)R. Galloway served with the 1st (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. The casualty roll lists his date of capture as 'date not reported' but it was certainly at some stage during the retreat to Dunkirk, possibly at Rexpoëde were the Batt...

Three: Private A. C. E. Young, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), taken Prisoner of War on 17 May 19401939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R (6288059 Pte. A. C. E. Young. Buffs.), minor contact marks and edge wear, very fine (3)A.C.E. Young served with 'B' Company, 5th Battalion, The Buffs in France and was taken prisoner on 17 May 1940. He was held at Stalag XX-B, Marienburg and was repatriated after the war; sold together with copied casualty lists and an extract on 5th Battalion, The Buffs in France 1940.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informatio...

Three: Corporal E. Stacey, Royal Engineers, late 8th Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, who was taken Prisoner of War at Dunkirk on 28 May 1940 1939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.V.R. (2208189 Cpl. E. Stacey. R.E.), good very fine (3)E. Stacey served with the rank of Corporal in the 8th Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) during the Fall of France. This battalion took part in the withdrawal to Dunkirk, a disordered affair as the unit war diary makes clear with various companies each taking their own path to the beaches. During the chaos, Stacey wa...

Three: Driver J. F. Herr, Royal Engineers, who was killed in action at the Battle of Imphal on 7 April 19441939-45 Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45, with named box of issue, nearly extremely fine (3)John Frederick Herr was born at Croydon, Surrey on 2 April 1917, the son of Frederick and Evelyn Herr. Prior to the outbreak of war he worked as a Furniture Removals Porter but when war began he enlisted with the Royal Engineers. Herr had been posted to 58 Field Company by the time of the Battle of Imphal. He was killed on 7 April 1944 and is buried at Imphal War Cemetery; sold together with cop...

Three: Water Carrier Tulsia, 1st Punjab Regiment1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45, all officially impressed '11-F W/Carr. Tulsia. 1 Punjab R.', good very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Fusilier W. Pyke, Lancashire Fusiliers, who was taken Prisoner of War at the Battle of Medjez El Bar, 4 April 1943; he died in a colliery disaster in 19791939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, good very fine (4)Walter Pyke was born on 1 March 1923 the son of Walter and Mary Pyke of 141 Ashton Road, Glasshoughton, Yorkshire. Pyke worked prior to the war as a Tailor's Assistant, enlisting with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry on 12 February 1942 before joining the 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers on 30 July. While serving with this unit during the battle of Me...

Sold by Order of the FamilyFour: Junior Commander J. C. C. Bernard, Auxiliary Territorial Service, who won a 'mention' for her work against V-1 and V-2 rockets, besides planning Operation 'Backfire'; latterly Founding Principal of the women's college Trevelyan at Durham University1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf, good very fine (4)M.I.D London Gazette 31 July 1945 (North-West Europe).Joan Constance Churchill Bernard was born on 6 April 1918, the daughter of Admiral Vivian Bernard (Medals sold in these rooms in April 2020). She was educ...

Four: Gunner A. E. Warmingham, Royal Artillery, who was taken Prisoner of War in the Western Desert; he was later tried for attempted murder1939-45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (2047767 Gnr. A. G. Warmingham. R.A.), mounted for display, good very fine (4)Albert George Warmingham served with 32 Field Regiment in the Western Desert and was listed as missing on 26 June 1942. Held at Stalag 8B, Teschen, as prisoner no. 221536 he was released and went on to serve with 81st Field Regiment in Palestine. Upon his return to Britain Warmingham...

Four: Gunner A. J. Miles, Royal Artillery, taken prisoner at the Fall of Singapore and later taken to Japan aboard a 'Hell Ship' 1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted as worn, with named box of issue, minor edge bruising, very fine (4)John Alfred Miles was born at West Ashford, Kent on 9 August 1902, the son of Edith Miles. He had previously served with The Buffs before being discharged and taking up a Reservist role. Miles was living with his wife at 21 Williams Avenue, Wyke Regis, Weymouth when he was called back to service with the Royal Artillery and posted to...

Four: Driver S. Goodenough, Royal Signal Corps, taken Prisoner of War at the Fall of Crete, 19411939-45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R. (2573424 Dvr. S. Goodenough. R. Sigs.), good very fine (4)S. Goodenough served with 68 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, 'S' Section in Crete. He was taken Prisoner of War on 20 June 1942 he was sent to Stalag 4F at Hartmansdorf, Chemnitz and repartriated after the war; sold together with copied casualty lists.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Acting Corporal J. A. McIntyre, No. '3' Field Provost Company, late Royal Durban Light Infantry1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 8th Army; War Medal 1939-45; Africa Service Medal 1939-45, all officially impressed '1966 J. A. McIntyre', some contact marks and edge bruising to third, very fine (4)John Alfred McIntyre was born on 26 August 1915. He lived at Hilfields, Ladysmith, Natal with his wife before being called up on 9 June 1941. Travelling to Suez with the Royal Durban Light Infantry as part of the 3rd Infantry Brigade, he disembarked there on 20 July. He was detached from this unit...

Five: Sergeant J. N. Donald, Northamptonshire Yeomanry & 'B' Special Service Squadron1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial (7894942 Tpr. J. N. Donald. N. Yeo.), good very fineJames Nicholl Donald served with the 2nd Northamptonshire Yeomanry. He was posted to the 52nd Training Regiment in July 1942 and it is also noted he spent time with 'B' Special Service Squadron from October 1942, probably serving on Madagascar. He was transferred to the Z Reserve on 12 July 1946.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

Five: Trooper J. F. T. Young, Fife & Forfar Yeomanry1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals; Efficiency Medal, Territorial (7892669. Tpr. J. F. T. Young. F. F. Yeo.), minor official corrections to the last, good very fine (5)John Heming Thompson Young served with the 2nd Fife & Forfar Yeomanry and was transferred to the Z Reserve on 2 March 1946.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Five: Major W. J. R. Heppell, Royal Engineers, who received a 'mention' while serving with 4 Special Service Brigade, Commandos during the Second World War1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45 with MID Oak Leaf; Efficiency Decoration, G.VI.R., Territorial, the reverse officially dated '1951', E.II.R. Second Award Bar, mounted as worn, very fine (5)Wilfred John Richardson Heppell was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Territorial Army on 18 September 1939. Likely present at Dunkirk he was certainly involved in training 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards in explo...

Five: Corporal O. G. E. Bouchier, Royal Army Service Corps1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial (T.86009 Cpl. O. G. E. Bouchier. R.A.S.C.), mounted as worn, light contact marks on fifth, very fine (5)Oliver G. E. Bouchier was born in January 1921 at Ormskirk, Lancashire.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Warrant Officer Class 2 R. A. Nash, Special Investigation Branch, Royal Military Police, a prolific writer of true crime articles under the nom de plume 'Caxton'1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (22281913 S.Sgt. R. A. Nash. RMP.), good very fine (5)Ronald A. Nash served with the Royal Military Police during the Second World War and joined the Special Investigation Branch, serving in Germany, Gibraltar and Guyana, besides the United Kingdom. During his service, he wrote numerous articles on true crime cases under...

Five: Company Sergeant-Major J. F. Sutton, Special Investigation Branch, Royal Military Police, later Inspector, Leicester City Police1939-45 Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Police Long Service, E.II.R. (Inspr. John F. Sutton), good very fine (5)John Frederick Sutton - or Fred to his friends and comrades - joined the Leicester City Police in 1937. During the Second World War he served with the 80 Section, Special Investigation Branch in Italy. After the end of the Second World War he returned to his old posting and rose to become Chief Inspector. He retired around 1967 at the...

Five: Captain (QGO) R. Gurung, 2nd Gurkha RiflesWar Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (21133572 Cpl. Ratanbahadur. Gurung. 2GR.); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Borneo (Capt. Ratanbahadur Gurung. 2 GR.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (Lt. (QGO) Ratanbahadur Gurung 2 GR.); Indian Independance 1947 (21133572 Rfn. Ratnabahadur Gurung. G.R.), mounted as worn, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Captain C. Gurung, Nepalese ContingentNepal, Kingdom, Assam-Burma Medal; 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence Medal 1939-45; War Medal 1939-45 (Capt. Chandra Singh Gurung, Nepalese Contgt.), the first four mounted as worn, fifth loose, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Havildar K. Gurung, 1st Gurkha Rifles, a Prisoner of War in the Far EastIndia, Army L.S. & G.C. (5030251 Hav. Khambasing Gurung, 1 G.R.); Indian Independence 1947 (7803 Rfn. Khambasing Gurung, 1 G.R.); 1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45, the Second World War campaign awards all officially impressed '7803 L/Nk Khambasingh Gurung, 2-1 G.R.', mounted as worn in this order, very fine (5)The 2nd Battalion, part of the 28th Brigade, saw heavy fighting at Jitra during the Malaya campaign where it was forced to hastily retreat after taking part in the initial resistance on the Asun an...

Five: Lance-Naik B. S. Gurung, 4th Gurkha Rifles1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45, these all officially impressed '4528 L/Nk. Bhamal Sing Gurung, 4 G.R.'; India Independence 1947 (4528 Rfn. Bamalsing Gurung, 4 G.R.); India, General Service, 1 clasp, Jammu and Kashmir 1947-48 (5331136 L-Nk. Bhamalsing Gurung, 1-4 G.R.), very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Rifleman T. Thapa, 2nd Gurkha Rifles1939-45 Star; Italy Star; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (21132286 Rfn. Tilbahadur. Thapa. 2 GR.); India General Service 1947 (21132286 Rfn. Tilbahadur. Thapa. G.R.), mounted as worn, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Rifleman B. Pun, 2nd Gurkha Rifles1939-45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (21132155 Rfn. Balbahadur Pun 2. G.R.); Indian Independance 1947 (21132155. Rfn. Balbahadur Pun. G.R.), good very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A rare Hong Kong Royal Naval Dockyard Police Long Service group of five awarded to Constable (Indian) S. Khan, Hong Kong Royal Naval Dockyard Police1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Hong Kong Royal Naval Dockyard Police Long Service Medal, G.VI.R., bronze (Serwar Khan, Const. No. 136), engraved naming, good very fine (5)Long Service Medal as per Yard Letter No. 419, 31 July 1957.Serwar Khan would surely have been interned during the Second World War. The Hong Kong Royal Naval Dockyard Police were staffed by European Officers and Senior NCO's, but the majority of the S...

(x) Six: Major A. T. Chamberlayne, Royal Fusiliers1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Korea 1950-53 (Maj. A. T. Chamerlayne. R.F.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, mounted court-style as worn, minor contact marks, very fine (6)Arthur Thomas Chamberlyne appears on the Army Lists as a Lieutenant with The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) in 1939, advancing to Captain in 1942. After the war he was promoted again to Major in 1952.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Six: Corporal T. McGhie, Lothian & Border Horse1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, Territorial (420784. Cpl. T. McGhie. Lothians.), good very fine (6)Thomas McGhie served with the 2nd Lothian & Border Horse and was transferred to the Z Reserve on 14 June 1946.On 12 September 1940, the regiment was converted from a temporary armoured car/mechanized infantry formation to an armoured formation within the Royal Armoured Corps. The change coincided with the brigade being re-designated as the 26th Armoured Brigade, part of the newly formed 6th Arm...

Six: Sergeant F. A. McNair, Royal Engineers, late Royal West Kent Regiment, taken Prisoner of War on Leros in November 19431939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S & G.C., Regular Army, E.II.R. (6344035 Sgt. F. A. Mc Nair. R.E.), mounted for display, contact marks, nearly very fine (6)Frederick Alexander McNair was born in London on 26 January 1920. Whilst living at Colbourne Avenue, Brighton, McNair enlisted with the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment on 26 February 1937. He served with the 2nd Battalion during the Siege of Malta and later the Defence...

Six: Captain D. J. Davidson, Special Investigation Branch, Royal Military Police, late Royal Armoured Corps1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Korea 1950-53 (Capt. D. J. Davidson. R.A.C.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, good very fine (6)David John Davidson was commissioned into the Royal Armoured Corps in December 1942. Having been transferred to the Army Reserve in 1946, he re-joined in time for Korea and was commissioned Captain in 1950 with his old unit. Davidson latterly served in Command of the Special Investigation Branch detachment in Korea and was stationed at...

Six: Regimental Sergeant-Major (Warrant Officer Class 1) C. C. Stacey, Special Investigation Branch, Royal Military Police, who earned a 'mention' for Malaya1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 8th Army; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, with M.I.D. oak leaf (6208407 Sgt. C. C. Stacey. R.M.P.), contact marks, very fine (6)M.I.D. London Gazette 27 April 1951, covering dates 1 July-31 December 1950. Just two 'mentions' to the Royal Military Police for that period.C. C. Stacey saw active service in Malaya and with the SIB in Singapore and Malaya. H...

(x) Six: Private T. C. Jensen, 9th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, late 54th Battalion1939-45 Star (NX85014 T. C. Jensen); Pacific Star (NX85014 T. C. Jensen); Pacific Star (NX85014 T. C. Jensen D), duplicate; War Medal 1939-45 (NX85014 T. C. Jensen); Australian Service Medal 1939-45 (NX85014 T. C. Jensen); Australian Service Medal 1945-75 (NX85014 T. C. Jensen), mounted court-style for display, minor pitting, very fine (6)Trevor Christian Jensen was born on 28 December 1922 at Newcastle, New South Wales, the son of Christian James Jensen of 10 Hamilton Street, Hamilton North, New South...

Six: Lieutenant-Colonel Balaram Shamser Jang Bahadur Rana, Nepalese ContingentNepal, Kingdom, 25 Year Service Medal; Jubilee 1936; Coronation 1956; 1939-45 Star; Defence Medal 1939-45; War Medal 1939-45 (Lt-Col. Balaram Shumser J. B. Rana, Nepalese Contgt.), mounted as worn, good very fine (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seven: Lieutenant (QGO) R. Gurung, Gurkha Signals1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War and India Service Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (21133208 C/Sgt. Ranbahadur. Gurung. R. Sigs. Gur.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (Lt. (QGO). Ranbahadur Gurung. Gurkha Sigs.); Indian Independence 1947 (21133208 Rfn. Ranbahadur Gurung. G.R.), mounted as worn, very fine (7)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Eight: Staff-Sergeant H. D. Thomson, Special Investigation Branch, Royal Military Police, late Royal Engineers1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (5772259 S/Sgt. H. D. Thomson. R.M.P.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (5772259 S.Sgt. H. D. Thomson. R.M.P.), minor official correction to surname on last, good very fine (8)Harry D. Thomson - or 'Ticker' to his friends and comrades - served with the Royal Engineers during the Second World War and joined the Royal Military Police on 4 March...

Eight: Havildar T. Thapa, 8th Gurkha RiflesIndia, General Service, 1 clasp, Jammu and Kashmir 1947-48 (573155 L-Nk. Tikabahadur Thapa, 2-8 G.R.); Indian Independence 1947 (85108 U/L/Nk. Tikabahadur Thapa, 2-8 G.R.); 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, these last four all officially impressed '85108 L/Nk. Tikabahadur Thapa, 2-8 G.R.'; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (85109 L/Nk. Tikabahadur Thapa, 3-8 G.R.); India, Army L.S. & G.C. (5731552 Hav. Tikabahadur Thapa, 8 G.R.), mounted in this order as worn, one or two official corrections, very fine (8)Sub...

Three: Private L. Hughes, Green Howards, who was taken Prisoner of War in the Western Desert on 4 June 1942Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, in named box of issue, nearly extremely fine (3)Lawrence Hughes was born on 19 November 1920, served with the 4th Battalion, Green Howards in the Western Desert and was taken prisoner by the Italians on 4 June 1942. Repatriated after the war his medals were sent to his address at 93 Field Road, Feltham. Hughes transferred to the Yorkshire & Lancashire Regiment on 23 May 1945, and continued to serve until 2 July 1946; sold together with two orig...

Three: Jemadar A. Thapa, 1st Gurkha RiflesAfrica Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, all officially impressed 'I.O.39799 Jemdr. Atarsingh Thapa, 1 G.R.', good very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Six: Miss S. R. Patman, Women's Royal Voluntary ServiceDefence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (Miss S. R. Patman); Korea 1950-53 (Miss S. R. Patman); U.N. Korea 1950-54, good very fine (6)Shelagh Rosalie Patman was born on Jamaica on 6 November 1922, the daughter of an Army Officer and landed in the United Kingdom from Mauritius in March 1928. She joined the Women's Royal Voluntary Service in 1939 and sailed to the Far East - including Malaya (Medal & clasp) - in January 1949, before seeing further service in Korea and Japan (Queen's Medal, U.N. Medal) from 26...

Four: Captain B. A. Thompson, Special Investigation Branch, Royal Military Police, who won a G.O.C.'s Commendation in 1969 for arresting a villian armed with an explosive device in SingaporeDefence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (22559489 Sgt. B. A. Thompson. R.M.P.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (22559489 W.O.Cl.2. B. A. Thompson. RMP.), mounted court-style as worn, edge bruising, very fine (4)Bernard Arthur Thompson - or 'Tommy' to his friends and comrades - was born at Bow, Tower Hamlets on 31 May 1927 and served in the ranks of the Royal Militar...

Pair: Marine W. T. Perkins, Royal Marines, who saw home service and possibly served in Burma, perhaps after the armisticeDefence and War Medals 1939-45, with named box of issue inscribed 'R.M.E. 11781', good very fine (2)William Thomas Perkins was born on 14 March 1913 in Alphington, Exeter. His Admiralty Award Slip shows that this is his complete group although a written note by his son suggests he may have been posted to Burma. Perkins married in 1945 and his son Roger was born at 16 Ide Lane, Alphington in 1946. Perkins died on 9 June 1978 with probate giving his address as 7 Raglans, Alphi...

Pair: Colonel Lava Shamshere Jung Bahadur Rana, Nepalese ContingentWar Medal 1939-45 (Col. Lava Shamsher J.B.R., Nepalese Contgt.); Nepal, Kingdom, Assam-Burma Medal, first with one or two official corrections, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A good campaign group of five awarded to Wing Commander A. H. Donaldson, Royal Air Force, who flew a multitude of missions in Sunderlands of No. 205 and 88 Squadrons during the "Firedog" operations in Malaya and off the coasts of Korea - he also notably effected the dramatic Air Sea Rescue of the stricken M.V. Joseph S., saving the lives of 23 of her crew in December 1950Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (3012345 Plt. II. A. H. Donaldson. R.A.F.); Korea 1950-53 (Fg. Off. A. H. Donaldson. R.A.F.); U.N. Korea 1950-43, mounted as worn, very fine (5)Alex H. D...

Pair: Warrant Officer Class 1 J. Pickanick, Southern Rhodesian ForcesWar Medal 1939-45; Territorial Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R, Southern Rhodesia (X1295 W.O.1 Joseph Pickanick), good very fine (2)Joseph Pickanick was born on 3 January 1915 in Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) he attended University in Cape Town from 1932-1936 and qualified as B.A., L.L.B.Like many in Rhodesia he served in the Southern Rhodesia Territorial Force and during the Second World War he must have done full time service as he qualified for the War Medal (if it had been part time it would have been the Southern Rhodesia S...

Three: Lieutenant (QGO) K. Pun, Gurkha SignalsWar and India Service Medals 1939-45; General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Malay Peninsula (Lt. (QGO) Khagbir Pun. Gurkha Signals.), 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: Signalman B. S. Jesson, Royal SignalsKorea 1950-53 (2404782 Sigmn. B. S. Jesson. R. Sigs.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, attempted erasure to first, thus fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Observer J. W. Bachelor, Royal Observer Corps, late Royal ArtilleryU.N. Korea 1950-54; Royal Observer Corps Medal, E.II.R., with Second Award Bar (Observer J. W. Bachelor. ROC.), part of name double-struck, good very fine (2)Medal issed 1969.Second Award Bar issued 1981.J. W. Bachelor presumably served with the Royal Artillery on his National Service and thence joined the Observer Corps, serving with No. 3 Group for both awards; sold together with named boxes of issue for the Medal & clasp, besides unofficial General Service Cross, the reverse engraved '22792781 J. W. Bachelor. R.A.'Subj...

A scarce 'double-issue' pair awarded to Signalman B. Gurung, Gurkha SignalsGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Borneo, both identically named (21142202 Sig. Bankaji Gurung. Gurkha Signals.), very fine (2)Understood to have been born in 1941, entering the Gurkha Signals in January 1960 and being discharged in October 1974.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Corporal P. Chhetri, Gurkha SignalsGeneral Service 1962-2007, 2 clasps, Borneo, Malay Peninsula (21156967 Sig. Puspakumar Chhetri. Gurkha Signals.), private rivets; Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (21156967 Cpl Puspakumar Chhetri QG Signals), test marks to rims of both, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Staff Sergeant G. J. McGilchrist, Royal Military PoliceGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (23599198 Sgt. G. McGilchrist RMP.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (23599198 S.Sgt. G. J. McGilchrist RMP), mounted court-style as worn, good very fine (2)Understood to have served in the Special Investigation Branch, Royal Military Police.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Staff-Sergeant A. C. Jeanette, Royal SignalsGeneral Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (23986939 L/Cpl A C Jeanette R. Signals); South Atlantic 1982, with rosette (23986939 SSgt A C Jeanette R Signals); U.N. Medal for Cyprus, edge bruising, very fine (3) Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Major D. H. Goold, Rhodesian Forces, late Royal Air ForceRhodesia, General Service Medal (Maj. D. Goold); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (Flt. Lt. D. H. Goold, R.A.F.), mounted as worn, very fine (2)David Houghton Goold was born at Glasgow in 1928 and qualified as a Medical Doctor, before doing his National Service, being commissioned into the Royal Air Force (Medical Branch). He emigrated to Rhodesia in 1960 and was Medical Officer for the Federal Government at Salisbury. Goold was also a member of the Territorial Forces (no doubt serving in a medical capacity) and qualified f...

Four: R. S. Tofler, Australian ForcesAustralian Active Service Medal, clasp, ICAT (8531835 R S Tofler); Afghanistan Medal (8531835 R S Tofler); Australian Defence Medal (8531835 R S Tofler); Australian Service Medallion (Robert Tofler), good very fine (4)Understood to have been involved in important department for intelligence operations.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Austria, Empire, Cannon Cross 1813-14, a selection of miniature Badges, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Austria, Empire, five miniature dress Medals, including Merit Cross, one of these gold and enamel, with 'L' obverse and dated 'XII 1910' to reverse, Signum Laudis, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Belgium, Kingdom, War Merit Order, 25mm including crown suspension x 13mm, gold and enamel, enhanced with a plethora of small diamonds, very fine and most attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Belgium, Kingdom, Leopold II 1865-1905 Medal 13mm, gold; 1914-18 Medal, 10mm, gold; 1940-45 Medal, 13mm, gold and enhanced with a small diamond, the ring stamped '12K'; Order of Academic Palms, gold, enhanced with a small diamond, very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Belgium, Kingdom, a selection of miniature Orders and Medals (21), including Elisabeth Medal, War Medal 1940-45, 1865-1905 Leopold II Medal, very fine (21)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Burkino Faso, National Order of the Upper Volta, Badge (3), each approx. 15mm, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Fiji, Armed Forces Meritorious Service Decoration, 22mm, very fineTonga, Medal of Merit, 20mm, silver, very fineUganda, Order of the Source of the Nile, 18mm, silver-gilt and enamel, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France, Siege of Lyon 1793, Badge, 19mm, silver, gold centres and enamel, Fleur de Lys between rays, very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Bavaria, a selection of Orders and Medals (8), including Order of Merit and Merit Cross, very fine (8)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Prussia, a selection of miniature Orders and Medals (15), including 1864 Medal (3), very fine (15)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A mounted group of four miniature German medalsGermany, Prussia, Iron Cross 1914; Vatican, Order of the Holy Sepulchre; Germany 1914-18 Medal; Hindenburg Cross 1914-18, mounted continental-style as worn on double chain, with pins at either end for wear, very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

International, Great War Victory Medals (7), Thailand and Italian types (6), very fine (7)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Iraq, Kingdom, Faisal Coronation 1953, 18mm, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Italy, Kingdom, Independence Wars and Unification Medal 1865, 16mm, silver; Al Merito Cross, silver, Ricordo Medal, 17mm, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Nepal, Kingdom, a selection of miniature Orders and Medals (3), silver and enamel, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pakistan, Republic, a selection of miniature Medals (8), very fine (8)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Persia, Empire, Order of Merit, 24mm including suspension x 19mm, silvered, gilt and enamel, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Portugal, Republic, Order of Prince Henry, miniature set of Insignia (2), the Badge ring with hallmarks; Order of Agricultural Merit, 18mm, with hallmarks, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Rhodesia, a selection of miniature Orders and Medals (8), including President's Commendation, Conspicuous Gallantry Cross (Police) and Meritorious Service Medal, very fine (8)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Saudi Arabia, Kingdom, Merit Order of Abdul Aziz, 16mm, silver and enamel, enamel chipping, very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Thailand, Kingdom, Order of the Crown (2), both approx. 14mm; Royal Cypher Order, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Vietnam, Republic, a selection of miniature Orders and Medals (6), including Vietnam Medal 1960 (5), Civil Decoration, very fine (8)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A most attractive mounted group of four Russian and Swedish miniature dress medalsRussia, Imperial, Order of St Anne, 13mm, gold and enamel; Sweden, Kingdom, Order of the Vasa, 25mm including crown suspension x 17mm, gold and enamel; Sweden, Kingdom, Order of the Sword, 23mm including crown suspension x 14mm, gold and enamel; Russia, Imperial, Order of St Stanislaus, 13mm, gold and enamel, mounted as worn on double-braided gold chain with pins at either end, good very fine (4)Likely worn by a Swedish diplomat who saw varied service in Russia.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to...

There is simply not ample space in print to describe the remarkable career of Birdwood, so in this instance we have borrowed a short biography published by the Australian War Memorial:'Described by Charles Bean as "short and dapper in figure, a vigorous, brave, upright and understanding leader of fighting men", William Birdwood commanded the Australian Corps for much of the First World War. He was born on 13 September 1865 in India and was educated in England.He attended the Royal Military College Sandhurst before being posted back to India where he served on the north-west frontier. During th...

The Egyptian Order of the Nile 2nd Class set of Insignia worn by Field Marshal W. R. Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood, GCB, GCSI, GCMG, GCVO, CIE, DSOEgypt, Kingdom, Order of the Nile, 2nd Class set of Insignia, comprising neck Badge, 96mm including crown suspension x 64mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel; Star, 82mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, the reverse contemporarily engraved 'Lieut. General Sir W. R. Birdwood. A. & N.Z. Corps.', good very fine (2)Purchased Charles Lusted, February 1978.Egyptian Order of the Nile London Gazette 4 April 1918 (ADC General to the King).Subject to 20% VAT on B...

The Portuguese Order of the Tower and Sword Collar Chain set of Insignia worn by Field Marshal W. R. Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood, GCB, GCSI, GCMG, GCVO, CIE, DSOPortugal, Kingdom, Order of the Tower and Sword, Collar Chain set of Insignia, by Da Costa, Lisbon, comprising Collar Chain, approximately 840mm, silver-gilt and enamel, being made up of 20 alternating medallions of Towers and Swords, with floral links, besides a central medallion with maker's cartouche; sash Badge, 64mm, silver-gilt and enamel, with length of sash riband; Star, 68mm, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's cartouche to rever...

The Portuguese Order of St Avis 2nd Class set of Insignia worn by Field Marshal W. R. Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood, GCB, GCSI, GCMG, GCVO, CIE, DSOPortugal, Kingdom, Order of St Avis, 2nd Class set of Insignia, by Da Costa, Lisbon, comprising neck Badge, 36mm, silver-gilt and enamel; Star, 86mm, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse and also contemporarily engraved 'General Sir. W. R. Birdwood. Commanding V Army.', good very fine (2)Purchased Charles Lusted, February 1978.Portuguese Order of St Avis London Gazette 21 August 1919.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more in...

(x) Austria, Empire, Order of Franz Joseph, sash Badge, by Vinc Mayer's Sohne, 70mm including crown suspension x 37mm, gold and enamel, compartment to reverse centre, gold and maker's marks to loop, good very fine, with later silk sashSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Austria, Empire, Order of Leopold, breast Badge, 58mm including crown suspension x 32mm, gilt and enamel, marks to reverse of suspension, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Bahrain, Order of Bahrain, 1st Class sash Badge, 89mm including suspension x 70mm, the suspension enhanced with eight pearls of matched sizes, silver-gilt, gilt and enamel, good very fine, with full sash ribandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bahrain, Order of Bahrain, a case of issue for a 1st Class set of Insignia, by Spink, London, 280mm x 153mm x 63mm, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bahrain, Merit Badge, with pin-back reverse, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An interesting group awarded to Monsieur Leon Collette, Editorial Secretary of La Libre BelgiqueBelgium, Kingdom, Croix de Guerre, with Palme; Commemorative Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-18; National Federation of War Invalids Medal; Volunteer Combatant's Medal 1914-1918; Reconnaissance Medal; Vatican, Holy See, Order of St Gregory, breast Badge; Order of Saint Sylvester, breast Badge, in case of issue; Lateran Cross, in case of issue; Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Cross, in case of issue; Italy, Star of Italy and Prince of Piedmont; France, Mutualite Agricole Cross; Portugal, Red Cross Decora...

(x) Belgium, Kingdom, Order of Leopold, breast Badge, 68mm including crown suspension x 42mm, gold and enamel, ring clipped to test for gold, some enamel damage and ball-tips bent, nearly very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Brasil, Republic, Order of Naval Merit, Grand Officer's set of Insignia, comprising neck Badge, 62mm, gilt and enamel; Star, 80mm, silver, silvered, gilt and enamel, very fine, with full neck riband (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Brasil, Republic, Order of Military Merit, Grand Officer's set of Insignia, comprising neck Badge, 56mm, gilt and enamel; Star, 76mm, silver, gilt and enamel, centre of Star detached but present, very fine, with full neck riband and related miniature (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Brasil, Republic, Order of Aeronautical Merit, Grand Officer's set of Insignia, comprising neck Badge, 63mm, gilt and enamel; Star, 78mm, silver, gilt and enamel, very fine, with related miniature (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Brasil, Republic, Order of Rio Branco, sash Badge, 63mm, gilt, silver-gilt and enamel, very fine, with full sash ribandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Brasil, Victory Medal, 35mm, bronze, signed J.S. for Jorge Soubre and rim stamped 'Casa da Moeda - Rio', unmounted, very fine and rareProvenance:Private Collection Sao Paulo.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Brasil, Victory Medal, 35mm, bronze, loop and wire suspension, signed J.S. for Jorge Soubre, very fine and rareProvenance:Private Collection, Sao Paulo.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) China, Republic, Armed Forces Order, neck Badge, 50mm, silver-gilt and enamel, Chinese characters and officially numbered '1680' to reverse, enamel chipping to centre, very fine, with neck ribandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Estonia, Republic, Order of the White Star, neck Badge, 64mm, gilt and enamel, enamel repair to reverse, 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.

(x) Estonia, Republic, Order of the Estonian Red Cross, neck Badge, 67mm including suspension x 45mm, silver-gilt and enamel, minor enamel chipping, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Estonia, Republic, two Marksmanship Jettons, both by Roman Tavast, Tallinn, silver and enamel, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Germany, Hannover, Waterloo 1815 (Lieutenant Friedrich v. Maidel, Leichte Bat. Osnabrueck.), pitting and wear, nearly very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Germany, Prussia, Order of the Red Eagle, breast Badge, 38mm, gold and enamel, maker's initials 'Wilm' between rays, Wilhelm, Berlin, one or two enamel cracks, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany, Prussia, Order of the Crown, 51mm, gold, silver-gilt and enamel, makers mark 'W' to base Wilhelm, Berlin, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hungary, Order of Merit, 1st Class breast Star, with Swords, 90mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Hungary, Order of Merit, neck Badge, 53mm, silver-gilt and enamel, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Four: Lieutenant-Colonel O. P. Grover, Indian Army Corps of EngineersIndia, Republic, Poorvi Star (IC-7076 A-Lt Col. O. P. Grover. Engrs.); Paschimi Star (IC-7076 A/Lt. Col. O. P. Grover, Engrs.); Vinsh Varsh Dirgh Seva (IC-7076 A-Lt. Col. O. P. Grover, Vsm,Engrs.); Nav Varsh Dirsh Seva (IC-7076 A-Lt. Col. O. P. Grover.Engrs.), edge bruising and minor pitting to third, very fine (4)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Six: Havildar Kesar Singh, Regiment of ArtilleryIndia, Republic, Paschimi Star (1153911 Hav Kesar Singh Arty); Raksha Medal 1965 (1153911 Hav Kesear [SIC] Singh Arty); Sangram Medal (1153911 Hav Keshar Singh Arty); Sainya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Himalaya (1153911 Hav. Kesar Singh. Arty); Pachisvi Swatantrata Jaynti Medal (1153911 Hav Kesar Singh. Arty); Nav Varsh Dirsh Seva (1153911 Hav. Kesar Singh Arty.), good very fine (6)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Nine: Havildar B. R. Rana, 5 Gorkha Rifles (Frontier Force)India, Republic, General Service Medal 1947, 1 clasp, Mizo Hills (5444575 Rfn. B. R. Rana. G. R.); Vishesh Seva Padak, 1 clasp, Surakaha (5444575 Hav. B. R. Rana, 5 GR.); Paschimi Star (5444575 Rfn B. R. Rana 5 GR); Sangram Medal (5444575 Rfn B. R. Rana 5 G.R.); Sainya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Himalaya (5444575 Rfn. Bishnurj. Rana. G.R.); Videsh Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Bhutan 1961 (5444575 Hav B R Rana. G. R.); Pachisvi Swatantrata Jaynti Medal (5444575 Rfn B. R Rana [5]); Vinsh Varsh Dirgh Seva (5444575 Hav B R Rana); Nav Varsh Dirsh Sev...

(x) Six: Lance Naik S. Raj, Madras EngineersPaschimi Star (1321123 L/Nk S Raj M.E.G.); Raksha Medal (1321123 L-Nk. Selvaraj, Madras Engineers, GP.); Sangram Medal (1321123 L/Nk Selvaraj M.E.G.); Sainya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Jammu Kashmir (1321123 Spr. Selvaraj, Madras Engrs); Pachisvi Swatantrata Jaynti Medal (1321123 L/Nk S. Raj M.E.G.); Nav Varsh Dirsh Seva (1321123 L-Nk. Selvaraj. Madras Engrs.), good very fine (6)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Five: Rifleman B. Singh, Jammu and Kashmir RiflesSamanya Seva Medals, 1 clasp, Mizoram (13731587 Rfn Bhag Singh, J&K Rif); Paschimi Star (13731587 Rfn Bhag Singh J&K Rif); Sangram Medal (13731587 Rfn Bhag Singh J&K Rif); Pachisvi Swatantrata Jaynti Medal (13731587 Rfn Bhag Singh J&K Rfn); Nav Varsh Dirsh Seva (15731587 Rfn. B. Singh, J&K Rif.), very fine (5)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Six: Subedar J. Singh, Indian Army Corps of SignalsIndia, Republic, Samar Seva Star 1965 (JC30241 Nb Sub Jai Singh); Sangram Medal (JC30241 Sub J Singh); Sangram Medal (JC30241 Sub Jai Singh Sigs); Sainya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Jammu Kashmir (JC-30241 Nb-Sub. Jai Sigh. Sigs); Pachisvi Swatantrata Jaynti Medal (JC 30241 Sub Jai Singh Sigs), good very fine (6)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Five: Naik T. Singh, Sikh Light InfantryIndia, Republic, Sangram Medal (4449507 Sep Tarsem Singh Sikh L I); Sainya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Bengal-Assam (4449507 Sep. Tarsem Singh Sikh. L.I.); Ucchh Tungta Medal (4449507 Nk Tarsem Singh S L I); Videsh Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Bhutan 1961 (4449507 Sep. Tarsem Singh, Sikh L.I.); Nav Varsh Dirsh Seva (4449507 Sep. Tarsem Singh. Sikh L.I.), minor contact marks, Ink mark to rim of third, very fine (5)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Six: Naik C. Diss, Indian Army Corps of SignalsIndia, Republic, Raksha Medal 1965 (6323932. Sigmn. Charan Dass Sigs); Sangram Medal (6323932 Lnk C. Das Sigs); Dirgh Seva Aur Sadacharan Medal (63223932 Nk C Dass, Sigs); Pachisvi Swatantrata Jaynti Medal (6323932 Chm. Charan Dass, Signs); Vinsh Varsh Dirgh Seva (6323932 Hav Charan Dass, Sigs); Nav Varsh Dirsh Seva (6323932 L-Nk. Charan Dass. Sigs.), contact marks, very fine (6)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Five: Lance Naik S. Singh, Sikh RegimentIndia, Republic, General Service Medal 1947, 1 clasp, Mizo Hills (3364804 Sep. Satnam Singh, Sikh R.); Sangram Medal (3364804 Sep Satnam Singh Sikh R); Sainya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, NEFA (3364804 Sep. Satnam Singh Sikh R.); Pachisvi Swatantrata Jaynti Medal (3364804 Sep. S. Singh Sikh R.); Nav Varsh Dirsh Seva (3364804 L-Nk. Satnam Singh, Sikh R.), very fine (5)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Four: Naik T. Singh, Sikh RegimentIndia, Republic, General Service Medal 1947, 1 clasp, Mizo Hills, (3351887 Nk. Tara Singh, Sikh. R.); Defence Medal (3351887 L/Nk Tara Singh); Sainya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Jammu Kashmir (3351887 Nk. Tara Singh, Sikh. R.); Sainya Seva Medal (3351887 Nk. Tara Singh, Sikh R.), overall edge bruising, very fine (4)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Six: Sapper C. Singh, Bengal EngineersIndia, Republic, Paschimi Star (1401688 Spr. Chopal Singh. Bengal Engrs); Siachen Glacier Medal (140688 Spr. Chopal Singh, Bengal Engrs.); Sangram Medal (140688 Spr. Chopal Singh, Bengal Engrs.);Sainya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Bengal-Assam (140688 Spr. Chopal Singh, Bengal Engr); Ucchh Tungta Medal (1401698 Spr. Chopal Singh, Bengal Engrs.); Pachisvi Swatantrata Jaynti Medal (1401688 Spr C. Singh Bengal Engrs 3P.), very fine (6)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Five: Sepoy A. A. Chaman Ram, A.M.C.Raksha Medal 1965 (13900315 Sep A A ChaNan Ram); Sangram Medal (13900315 Sep A A C Singh A M C); Sainya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Jammu Kashmir (13900315 Sep A A Chaman RAM, A.M.C.); Pachisvi Swatantrata Jaynti Medal (13900315 Sep A A C. Singh [sic] A M C); Nav Varsh Dirsh Seva (13900315 Sep A A Chanan Ram [SIC], A.M.C.), edge bruising, very fine (5)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Four: Havildar D. Singh, Sikh Light InfantryIndia, Republic, Samanya Seva Medal 1965, 1 clasp, Bengal-Assam (4461463 Hav Dilbag Singh); Vishesh Seva Padak, 1 clasp, Surakaha, ~(4461463 Nk D Singh S L I); Op Vijay Medal (4461463 Hav D Singh S L I); Nav Varsh Dirsh Seva (4461463 Nk Dilbag Singh S L I), contact marks, very fine (4)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Four: Havildar P. Singh, Sikh Light InfatryIndia, Republic, Vishesh Seva Padak, 1 clasp Surakaha (4469408 L Nk P Singh S.L.I.); Sianya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Jammu Kashmir (4469408 Hav Paramjit Singh); Ucchh Tungta Medal (4469408 Sep P jit Singh); Nav Varsh Dirsh Seva (4469408 L Nk Paramjit Singh), very fine (4)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Nine: Havildar M. S. Gurung, 1st Gurkha RiflesSamar Seva Star; Pashimi Star; Raksha Medal, 1965; Sangram Medal, 1971; Sainya Seva Medal - Jammu Kashmir; Videsh Seva Medal; 25th Independence Anniversary Medal, 1972; Nine Years Long Service Medal; U.N. Medal for ONUC (Congo), impressed '54359995 M. S. Gurung, 1 G.R.' where appropriate, mounted as worn, very fine (9)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Havildar J. Singh, Indian Army Corps of SignalsIndia, Republic, General Service Medal 1947,1 clasp, Naga Hills (6252488 L-Nk. Janak Singh Sigs.); Raksha Medal 1965 (6252488 Hav Janak Singh Sigs.); Sainya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Bengal-Assam (6252488 S-M. Janak Singh, Sigs.), very fine (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Three: Sepoy M. Singh, Sikh Light InfantryIndia, Republic, Paschimi Star (4437037 Mukhtiar Singh, Sikh L. I. ); Raksha Medal 1965 (4437027 Sep Mukhtiar Singh); Sangram Medal (4437027 Sep Mukhtiar Singh Sikh L I), minor contact marks, very fine (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Pair: Havildar D. Raj, Regiment of ArtilleryIndia, Republic, Sarahaniya Seva Medal, 1st issue (1235945 Hav Dev Raj Arty); Vinsh Varsh Dirgh Seva (1235945 Hav Dev Raj, Arty), very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Four: Sepoy K. Singh, Sikh Light InfantryIndia, Republic, Vishesh Seva Padak, 1 clasp, Sri Lanka 1960 (4455783 Sep. Kulwant Singh, S L I); Sainya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Himalaya (4455783. Sep. Kolwant Singh, S L I); Videsh Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Sri Lanka 1960 (4455783 Sep Kulwant Singh, S L I); Nav Varsh Dirish Seva (4455783 Sep. Kulwwant Singh, S L I), slight edge bruising, very fine (4)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Pair: Sepoy S. Singh, Sikh RegimentIndia, Republic, Raksha Medal 1965 (3352338 Sep Sarjit Singh); Sainya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Himalaya (3352338 Sep Sarjit Singh , Sikh R.), good very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Pair: Naik A. Singh, Defence Security CorpsIndia, Republic, Raksha Medal 1965 (2437386 L-Nk, Anchsl Singh, D.S.C.); Nav Varsh Dirsh Seva (2437386 Nk. Anchal Singh, D.S.C.), minor contact marks, very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Four: Havildar, J. Singh, Sikh Regiment, India, Republic, General Service Medal 1947, 1 clasp, Goa 1961 (3341718 (...), rank, name and regiment erased; Raksha Medal 1965 (3341718 Hav Joginder Singh); Sainya Seva Medal, 1 clasp, Himalaya (3341718 L. Hav. (...)ginder Singh. Sikh R.), attempted erasure of naming; Nav Varsh Dirsh Seva (3341718 Hav. Joginder Singh, Sikh R.), suspension on fourth re-affixed, minor contact marks overall, very fine (4)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Three: Lance Naik J. Singh, Sikh Light InfantryIndia, Republic, Sangram Medal (4441777 L/Nk Joginder Singh Sikh L I); Sainya Seva Medal, clasp, Jammu Kashmir (4441777 Sep. Jogincer [SIC] Singh, S.L.I.); Pachisvi Swatantrata Jaynti Medal (4441777 L-Nk Joginder Singh Sikh L I), overall edge brusing, very fine (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Three: Sepoy B. Chand, Indian Army Service CorpsIndia, Republic, Poorvi Star (6363566 Sep B Chand ASC Sup); Sangram Medal (6363566. Sep. B Chand. ASC Sup); Pachisvi Swatantrata Jaynti Medal (6363566. Sep. B Chand. ASC Sup), overall minor pitting and contact marks, very fine (3)Sold together with Indian Army Service Corps cap Badge with replaced pin.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Four: Naik R. Chand, Indian Army Medical CorpsIndia, Republic, Poorvi Star (6790781 Nk S A Roop Chand A M C); Raksha Medal 1965 (6790781 Nk Sa Roop Chand. A.M.C.); Sangram Medal (JC 70635 Sub Sa RuP [SIC] Chand AMC); Pachisvi Swatantrata Jaynti Medal (JC 70635 Sub Rup [SIC] Chand AMC), edge bruising, very fine (4)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Italy, Republic, Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Grand Officer's set of Insignia, by Cravanzola, Rome, comprising neck Badge, 70mm including suspension x 50mm, gilt and enamel; Star, 73mm, silver, gilt and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse, very fine, with frayed neck riband (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) A rare Japanese Naval Officer's buckleJapan, Empire, Naval Officer's belt buckle, gold and enamel, clasp with maker's marks and purity assay (90%), a little enamel chipping, good very finePreviously inspected by the Yamato Maritime Museum, Kure.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Latvia, Republic, Red Cross Order, breast Badge, 28mm, silver and enamel, good very fine, in its case of issuePurchased July 1968.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Latvia, Republic, Red Cross Order, breast Badge, 44mm, silver-gilt and enamel, silver marks to reverse, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Latvia, Republic, Jetton, by F. Muller, Riga and numbered '3305', screw a little bent; matching Jetton with pin-back and '70' below the cypher; 10th Anniversary of the Liberation War 1918-28, besides two other Medals, very fine and better (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Malta, Sovereign Military Order of Malta, 1st Clas set of Insignia, by Cravanzola, Rome, comprising sash Badge, 100mm including crown suspension x 60mm, silver-gilt, gilt and enamel; Star, 84mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse, silver mark to retaining pin, good very fine, with sash riband and in slightly damaged case of issue (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Malta, Sovereign Military Order of Malta, set of Insignia, by Cravanzola, Rome, comprising neck Badge, 90mm including crown suspension x 54mm, silver-gilt, gilt and enamel; Star, 74mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse, silver mark to retaining pin, good very fine, with neck riband, boutenierre and in damaged case of issue (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Malta, Order of Malta, Cross of Lorraine neck Badge, 107mm including trophy of arms suspension x 35mm, gilt and enamel, good very fine, with neck ribandRoyal Engineers Training Battalion silver Medal, 35mm, the reverse engraved 'Sap. J. Tillbrook Sports Wouldham 1922', good very fine, in case of issue (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) An attractive reduced-size Collar chain of the Imperial Mexican Order of the EagleMexico, Empire, Imperial Order of the Mexican Eagle, Grand Cross Collar chain, comprising twenty alternating medallions of the crowned monogram of Maximilian I and the Mexican golden eagle devouring a rattlesnake upon a bed of prickly pears, clasped by hook and loop device for wearing, 360mm, silver-gilt and enamel, minor green enamel loss, otherwise good very fine, of later manufacture but nonetheless rare and interestingThe Imperial Order of the Mexican Eagle was instituted 1 January 1865 by Emperor Maximil...

(x) Mexico, Republic, Order of the Aztec Eagle, neck Badge, 45mm, gilt and enamel, good very fine, with neck riband, miniature Badge and in fitted case of issueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Netherlands, Kingdom, Order of the Netherlands Lion, Grand Cross set of Insignia, by A. Moussault, Amsterdam, comprising sash Badge, 113mm including crown suspension x 67mm, silver-gilt, gold centres and enamel, silver marks to reverse of cross atop the crown and to ring, centre a little loose; Star, 87mm, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's cartouche and silver marks to reverse and maker's initials and silver marks to retaining pin, some enamel chipping, very fine with full silk sash (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Poland, Republic, Order of Polonia Restituta, set of Insignia, comprising Badge, 57mm, gilt and enamel, reverse dated '1944'; Star, 77mm, silvered and enamel, of recent manufacture, very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Portugal, Kingdom, Order of St Avis, 1st Class Star, by Da Costa, Lisbon, 84mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's cartouche to reverse, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Portugal, Kingdom, Order of St Avis, 2nd Class Star, by Da Costa, Lisbon, 86mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, maker's name upon hinge, silver marks to retaining pin, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Qatar, Order of Independence, sash Badge, 92mm including suspension x 57mm, the suspension enhanced with a single pearl, silver-gilt, gilt and enamel, good very fine, with sash bow and good section of ribandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Qatar, Leadership Medal, by Spink & Son, London, traces of adhesive to reverse, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Rhodesia, General Service Medal (4) (6557 Insp. (T) D. C. R. Wilkinson; 39436 S/R T. Fleming; 650392 Spr E. Bvongodza; 770238 Miss L. E. Van Rooyen), this last in plastic envelope of issue with named paper ticker tape, good very fine and the last rather scarce (4)Derek Cecil Roberts Wilkinson served in the BSAP from 2 Jan 1962 to 8 August 1975 when he requested his discharge.T. Fleming served in the BSAP Special Reserve (the "Wombles"); with thanks to Paul Brewster in the research of this Lot.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyer...

(x) Russia, Imperial, Order of St Vladimir, breast Badge with Swords, 35mm, gold (56 zolotniki) and enamel, maker's name and court stamp to reverse under enamel, marks to loop and ring and reverse of sword hilts, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Russia, Imperial, Order of St Vladimir, breast Badge, 34mm, gold (56 zolotniki) and enamel, maker's name and court stamp to reverse under enamel, marks to loop and ring and between rays, good very fine, in case of issueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Russia, Imperial, Order of St Anne, breast Badge, 34mm, gold (56 zolotniki) and enamel, maker's name and court stamp to reverse under enamel, marks to loop and ring, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Russia, Imperial, Order of St. Stanislas, Second Class neck Badge, by Eduard, St. Petersburg, 49mm, gold (56 zolotniki) and enamel, maker's name and mark on reverse, 1896-1908 kokoshnik mark and gold mark on suspension ring, nearly extremely fine, with neck riband, in embossed red leather box of issueSold together with the Bestowal Document for the Russian Order of St. Stanislas, Second Class, dated 24 October 1907, with Russian Railways enclosure letter and Belgian Permission to wear document, as awarded to Monseiur A. Lambin, the Belgian State Railways Inspector General at Brussels.Subje...

(x) Russia, Imperial, Order of St Stanislaus, 2nd Class (non-Christian) neck Badge, 47mm, gold (56 zolotniki) and enamel, maker's initials 'A.K'. for Albert Kiebel, St Petersburg and court stamp to reverse, marks to loop, some enamel loss, very fine and rare, in case of issueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Russia, Imperial, Bravery Medal, silver, 27mm, numbered '836943'; Medal for Zeal, silver, 30mm; Russo-Turkish War Medal, bronze; Russo-Japanese War Medal, bronze very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, China 1900-1901, silver, 28mm, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Jetton for the Red Cross in the Russo-Turkish War 1877-78, silver and enamel, silver marks to obverse, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Red Cross Jetton, silver-gilt and enamel, silver marks to reverse, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Jetton for the Red Cross Society of Elizabeth under the Auspices of Grand Duchess Elizabeth, reverse with hallmarks and naming, enamel chipping, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Jettons (5), of varying nature including Musical Qualification, a number with engraved details to reverse; Musical Badge, silver and on riband mounting; Industrial Medallet, engraved details to reverse and on rim; Fraternal Society Medal, with ornate riband and integral suspenion with devices, very fine (8)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Jetton for 50th Anniversary 1856-1906; Unit Badge, by Arm. Ekonom, Riga; rank Insignia token; Unit Badge, very fine and better (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Qualification Badge, 43mm, silver-gilt, with corresponding reduced-size Badge, 23mm, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, Imperial, Qualification Badge (2), both in silver and with marks to reverse, one with replacement backplate, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, U.S.S.R., a Soviet-era photograph album of an unknown Soldier, bound in red cloth, featuring 59 pages of images, a number of military scenes, covering the 1930-70s era, featuring a wide-range of scenes, an interesting first hand insight into this period of Russian history, very fineThe recipient was clearly a talented football player, for a number of images are shown of scenes of this nature.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Russia, U.S.S.R., a Soviet-era photograph album of an unknown Soldier, bound in brown cloth with gilt decoration, featuring 74 pages of images, a number of military scenes together with a wide-range of family and landscape scenes, an interesting first hand insight into this period of Russian history, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The very rare Saudi Order of King Faisal bin Abdulaziz 1st Class awarded to Lord Moore of WolvercoteSaudi Arabia, Kingdom, Order of King Faisal bin Abdulaziz, 1st Class set of Insignia, comprising sash Badge, 100mm including suspension x 64mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, silver mark to loop; Star, 85mm, silver-gilt and enamel, silver mark to retaining pin, nearly extremely fine, with full sash riband, riband bar, boutonierre and in its fitted case of issue with issue card with name in arabic and additionaly written 'Sir Philip Moore' (2)The Order of King Faisal bin Abdulaziz was instituted...

A rare cased set of Saudi MedalsSaudi Arabia, Kingdom, a cased set of twelve Medals, each with corresponding miniature awards, besides riband bars, in a very fine fitted case, each being original strikings of these very rare awards, which include the Military Service Medal, Parachute Medal, Teacher Medal, Military Administrative Medal, Leadership Medal, Bravery Medal, Combat Medal and Medal of Honour, extremely fine and perhaps a one-off display, in slightly damaged case with embossed Coat of Arms to the lid (Lot)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and...

(x) Spain, Kingdom, Order of Naval Merit, Grand Cross Star, 60mm, silver-gilt, silver and enamel, good very fine, in fitted case of isse by F. Laz, Arenal 0 - MadridSold together with its original Bestowal Certificate, dated 22 May 1975, named to 'Sr. Bo Gotthelm Klenberg'.Bo Gotthelm Klenberg was born on 10 October 1924 at Mikkeli, son of Major-General of Veterinary Medicine Gotthelm Gottfrid Klenberg. He entered the Finnish Navy in 1943 and rose to become Rear-Admiral and Commander of the Finnish Navy from 1977-78. He died on 31 January 2011, being the recipient of the Spanish Order of Naval...

(x) Spain, Kingdom, Order of Naval Merit, breast Star, 80mm, silver, gold and enamel, enamel chipping, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Syria, Order of Merit, 1st Type (6 pointed Star), by Arthus Bertrand, Paris, 4th Class breast Badge (2); 5th Class Badge, all with maker's name to reverse of suspension, very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Syria, Order of Merit, 2nd Type (5 pointed star), 4th Class breast Badge (2), very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Syria, Order of Omayad, 1st Class breast Star, 92mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, local maker's signature to reverse, very fineProbably by Bichay, Cairo.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Syria, Order of Omayad, 3rd Class neck Badge, by Bichay, Cairo, 65mm, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, with maker's signature to reverse, one or two ray tips bent, very fine, with neck ribandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Syria, Order of Loyalty, Star, 64mm, by Hugeunin, Le Locle; 4th Class breast Badge; 5th Class breast Badge, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Syria, Order of Bravery (3), 1st Class, 2nd Class, 3rd Class; Order of Military Honour, 4th Class breast Badge; Order of Military Merit, 5th Class breast Badge, very fine and better (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Syria, Order of Devotion, 1st Type, of scarce local manufacture, 5th Class breast Badge, 45mm, gilt, good very fine, together with two sets of ribands for wear on tunic including riband of the Order (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Syria, 1948 Palestine War Medal; Order of War Wounded; Order of Lebanon Peace; Russian Friendship Medal (2), Type 1, Type 2, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Syria, Arab Army Medal 1962; Army Silver Jubilee 1971; 40th Anniversary of Syrian Arab Army 1985 (3), 1st Class, 2nd Class, 3rd Class, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Syria, 8 March 1963 Medal (2), 1st Type, 2nd Type; Long & Exemplary Service Medal (2), 1st Type (1961-63), 2nd Type (1963-72); Training Medal 1964, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Syria, Order of Protecting the Revolution; 6 October 1973 War Medal, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Order of Osmania, First Class set of Insignia, sash Badge, 85mm including Star and Crescent suspension x 68mm, silver, silver-gilt, and enamel; Star, 93mm, silver and enamel, mint mark and silver mark on reverse, some enamel damage to reverse of badge, good very fine, with short length of sash riband for display purposes (2)Provenance:Spink, November 2011, Lot 31 (when sold alongside the recipient’s other Honours and Awards).Order of Osmania First Class London Gazette 26 July 1892. Major-General Sir Francis Wallace Grenfell, G.C.M.G., K.C.B.Subject to 5% tax on Hamm...

(x) Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Order of the Medjidieh, Second Class set of Insignia, neck Badge, 78mm including Star and Crescent suspension x 62mm, silver, silver-gilt, gold applique, and enamel, mint mark on reverse; Star, 94mm x 89mm, silver, gold applique, and enamel, mint mark on reverse, minor enamel damage, otherwise good very fine, with short length of neck riband for display purposes (2)Provenance:Spink, November 2011, Lot 34 (when sold alongside the recipient’s other Honours and Awards).Order of the Medjidieh Second Class London Gazette 27 May 1886. Major-General Francis Wallace Grenfel...

Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Bravery Medal, silver, 32mm, with top riband bar, good very fine, in case, the inner inscribed 'Turkish War Medal AH1270' and riband barSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (24401802 Sgt G Thornton RMP), good very fineGraham Thornton served with the Special Investigation Branch, Royal Military Police and joined 72 Section (BOAR) in 1990 from Catterick. He joined the Armagh Det in April 1992 and appears to have gone on undercover work in 1994. The report in the Regimental Journal noted:SSgt Graham Thornton has been so quiet and elusive this quarter that a local conservation society has put out a protection order for him. Due to the demise of the lesser spotted Thornton this Det would appreciate all units to contact us in the...

Efficiency Medal, Territorial (546126 Tpr. R. Palmer. Warwick. Yeo.), good very fineWarwickshire Yeomanry.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Efficiency Medal, Territorial (407733 Cpl. N. Kerr. Lovat Scouts.), good very fineN. Kerr served with Lovat's Scouts from 29 January 1940.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Efficiency Medal, Territorial, G.VI.R. (919766 Sgt. G. R. Taylor. RA.), with named case of issue, good very fineGordon Robson Taylor was born on 30 January 1920. He worked as a Bank Clerk prior to the war and in 1939 was living at 7 Wolveliegh Terrace, Gosforth, Newcastle. Enlisting with the Royal Artillery (T.A.) on 27 April 1939 he was posted to 10th Survey Regiment and served with them in North West Europe. He was captured on 26 April 1945 at Eichholz, North Rhine, Germany. He was held briefly at Stalag X-A, Schleswig from 5-7 May 1945. Taylor was one of the last British soldiers to be capt...

Indian Volunteer Forces Officers’ Decoration, G.V.R. (Maj. A. J. Oliver, 37th Calcutta Presy. Bn. I.D.F.), good very fineAlfred James Oliver was born on 16 August 1873 and joined the Indian Posts and Telegram Department on 3 March 1901. He was commissioned into the 2nd Battalion, Calcutta Volunteer Rifles on 23 September 1904, having joined the Defence Masonic Lodge that same year. He was promoted Captain in November 1911 and was awarded his Decoration in Army Order No. 86 of 1 March 1915, also in receipt of a British War Medal and Volunteer Long Service Medal. He was promoted Assistant Superi...

Pair: Captain A. C. Crichton, 1st Battalion, North Western Railway RiflesIndian Volunteer Forces Officers’ Decoration, G.V.R., with integral top riband bar (Capt. A. C. Crichton 1st Bn. N. W. Ry. Voltr. Rfls.); Delhi Durbar 1911, unnamed as issued, good very fine (2)Alexander Clifford Crichton was born on 21 May 1870, son of Charles Edwin Chrichton, an Engineer, a native of Jesmond, Newcastle. Educated at Bedford Grammar from 1881-87, he sailed for Bombay on 14 October 1891 and joined the East Bengal State Railway on 23 January 1895 as an Assistant Locomotive Superintendent, Class III, Grade 4...

Volunteer Force Long Service (India & the Colonies), V.R. (Qr. Mr. Sergt. J. Barnard, Nilgiri Voltr. Rifles), engraved naming, very fine Ex-Tamplin Collection, 2009.J. Barnard, Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles, was awarded the Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, announced in General Orders, Fort William, 10 November 1899; sold together with some copied research.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. (Corpl. C. Pemberton S. V. Lt. Horse), engraved naming, good very fineMedal as per Indian Army Order 1 September 1913.Charles McLeod Fraser Pemberton was born on 15 March 1873 at Meerut, youngest son (of seven) of Lieutenant-Colonel D. S. Pemberton, Royal Artillery. Young Pemberton was baptised at Morar, Gwalior on 2 June 1873 and by April 1891 was a Clerk living at Clyde House, Nutfield Road, Reigate, Surrey. He became a tea planter in the Sylhet Division of Assam, being an Assistant with Mookhamcherra Tea Company Ltd., Dullabcheera...

Volunteer Force Long Service (India & the Colonies), G.V.R. (Voltr. T. Shaw Kolar Gold F. R. Voltrs.), engraved naming, good very fineMedal as per Indian Army Order 1 June 1914.T. Shaw worked as a Shift Boss at the Champion Reef Gold Mining Company (India) and was a Volunteer in the Kolar Gold Fields Rifle Volunteers; sold together with copied research.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. (Pte. J. G. Smith. N. W. R. Bn. I.D.F.), impressed naming, good very fineMedal as per Indian Army Order 8 June 1920.J. G. Smith served with the North-Western Railway Battalion, Indian Defence Force and was a foreman erector on the railways. In 1920 he is listed as an Officiating Boilerman foreman at the Karachi Works; sold together with copied research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Indian Army L.S. & G.C.. G.VI.R. (993 Nk. Siribahadur Rai, 1-7 G.R.), scratch to obverse, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., Southern Rhodesia (No. 336 Sgt. Lee. L. J.), officially engraved naming, mounted as worn, edge bruising, good very fine and scarceLeonard James Lee was awarded his L.S. & G.C. in The Southern Rhodesia Government Gazette of 6 August 1954, whilst serving in the Southern Rhodesia Staff Corps. He was one of only 80 recipients in the Southern Rhodesia Army to be awarded this Medal. He probably served during the Second World War as a Regular and would have been eligible for the War Medal - but the Medal is mounted as worn; with thanks to Paul Brewster for the research of t...

Pair: Police Constable G. Mockford, Metropolitan PoliceCoronation 1902, bronze (P.C. G. Mockford. H. Div.); Coronation 1911 (P.C. G. Mockford.), edge nicks, good very fine (2) George Henry Mockford was born in Worthing, Sussex, on 29 January 1877, and joined the Metropolitan Police at Scotland Yard on 6 June 1898. Posted to ‘H’ (Whitechapel) Division, Mockford took into custody Peter Miller, who had on 2 February 1901 drawn a knife and stabbed thrice a man on Bureau Street. Mockford transferred to ‘J’ (Bethnal Green) Division on 21 February 1905, and retired on 10 June 1923, after 25 years and...

Police Long Service, E.II.R. (Inspr. Henry F. Strand), good very fineHenry F. Strand understood to have served as a Captain in the Special Investigation Branch, Royal Military Police, before rising to become an Inspector in the Police Service.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.V.R., 1 clasp, The Great War 1914-18 (James S. Fleming), minor contact marks, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Pair: C. R. De La Saux, Special ConstabularyDefence Medal 1939-45; Special Constabulary Long Service Medal G.V.R., 3 clasps, The Great War 1914-18, Long Service 1929, Long Service 1940, the first two unofficial (Charles R. De La Saux), minor contact marks, very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.VI.R. (William Tyson), good very fineSpecial Constabulary Long Service Medal, E.II.R. (Albert E. Shaw), good very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, Ulster issue, E.II.R. (James McElhinney), mounted as worn, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Colonial Police L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (8823 African Sgt. Cl. 2. Takaendisa. B.S.A. Police), officially impressed naming on a pre-prepared ground, one or two minor corrections, very fineNaming similar in style to that observed upon the British Empire Medal of this period.Takaendisa, who was from Mrewa District, enlisted in the B.S.A.P. in November 1939, and was subsequently awarded the War Medal 1939-45, in addition to his L.S. & G.C. Medal. In early 1947, he was also received a Commissioner’s Commendation for his observant actions as a Court Orderly in early 1947, actions that led to the arrest...

Delhi Durbar 1903, silver, lacquered and cabinet toned, very fine, with riband clawSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Coronation 1937 (6035 L.Nk. Bilchand Gurung 2/2 G.R.), attractively engraved naming, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Jubilee 1897, Mayors’ and Provosts’ issue, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

My father built up a collection of several hundred medals, nearly all awarded to members of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment, our family Regiment. After he died, the collection was divided between his three sons, and most sold. I now wish to sell those medals, which were awarded to members of the Regiment who were not members of the family.My father recorded the purchases he made and wrote notes on the medal recipients. These may well be useful to you, but he was working before the days of the internet, using a portable typewriter!The Waterloo Medal awarded to Senior Ensign H. Bain, 33rd Regi...

Crimea 1854-56, 4 clasps, Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol (Wm. Sawyer. 33rd Regt.), lacquered and cabinet toned, very finePurchased Spink, April 1981.17 'Balaklava' clasps to the 33rd Regiment.William Sawyer served as Private (No. 1072) with the 33rd Regiment and formed part of the 17-man detachment of a Sergeant, a Lance-Corporal and 15 Private soldiers who were '...under arms at Balaklava on 25 October 1854.'Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Abyssinia 1867 (295 F. Titchener 33rd D. W. Regt.), lacquered and cabinet toned, very finePurchased Capital Medals, OMRS Convention, September 1981.Francis Titchener was born at Willesden, London in 1838 and was a labourer upon his joining the 33rd Regiment at Marylebone on 19 January 1858. Having served with the Regiment in India and Abyssinia, he was medically discharged in November 1877, his name having appeared in the Defaulters Book no less than 36 times and having been convicted for drunkenness by Court Martial. It is interesting to note that Titchener was sent to the 76th Regiment for h...

Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (Lieut. H. J. L. Oakes. W. Rid. Rgt.), lacquered and cabinet toned, very finePurchased Spink, November 1978.Ex-Lovell Collection, Sotheby's.Henry James Lionel Oakes was born on 30 April 1879, was educated at Rugby and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the West Riding Regiment on 20 May 1899, joining the 2nd Battalion in Burma. Oakes was transferred to the 1st Battalion in order to join the campaign in South Africa. Landing at Cape Town on 20 January 1900, he was promoted Lieutenant on 25 February 1900.Oakes wa...

A Great War D.C.M. awarded to Company Sergeant-Major F. Clarke, West Riding RegimentDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (307350 C.S.Mjr: F. Clarke. 1/7 W. Rid: R.), lacquered and cabinet toned, very finePurchased Capital Medals, OMRS Convention 1982.D.C.M. London Gazette 3 October 1918:'During severe enemy attacks he showed great coolness under rifle and machine gun fire, encouraging his men and satisfying himself that every man was in the most advantageous position for firing. His fine example and disregard of personal danger contributed very largely towards keeping up the excellent morale of...

'Bourner was a fine man, very short in stature, mild and honest in manner but as brave as they come. It is paradoxical that he must have been one of the worst truck drivers in the British Army, but am sure these were no finer or braver Stretcher Bearer.'Major J. A. Randall, his Company Commander, reflects on Private Bourner, M.M.A very fine Immediate 'Anzio Breakout' M.M. awarded to Private S. H. Bourner, The Duke of Wellington's Regiment, who was thrice wounded during the Second World WarMilitary Medal, G.VI.R. (6098248 Pte. S. H. Bourner. D.W.R.), lacquered and cabinet toned, very finePurc...

Victory at Gibraltar 1783, by Reich, 43mm, white metal, good very finePurchased £7/10s/-Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Defeat of the Dutch by Admiral of the Blue Sir Richard Onslow Bt. 1797, 48mm, bronze, by Hancock, nearly extremely finePurchased Spink, December 1968.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Boulton's Trafalgar Medal 1805, re-struck by Pinches, 48mm, silver, rim stamped 'No. 18', all but mint, in its case of issueWith its numbered card of issue.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Turton's Trafalgar Medal 1805, re-struck by Pinches, 45mm, silver, rim stamped 'No. 17.', all but mint, in its case of issueWith its numbered card of issue.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Arthur Duke of Wellington, Victory in the Pyrenees, by J. Mudie, 40mm, silver, all but mintPurchased Spink, 1969.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Boer War gold tokenGold medallion, 22mm, gold, with ring for wear, engraved 'Issued from Kruger's Fugitive Train Middleburg Sep. 1900', very fineWeight: 8.52g.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bombardment of Scarborough & Non-Combatants by the German Fleet 16 December 1914, bronze Medal, 32mm, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Spink Jutland Medals purchased by Captain A. Maitland-Dougall, Royal NavySpink & Son Jutland Memorial Medals, 45mm, silver and bronze, both in their damaged card boxes of issue, good very fine (2)For the Medals of Captain A. Maitland-Dougall, please see Lot 318.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Spink & Son Jutland Memorial Medal, 45mm, silver, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Royal Shipwreck Relief Humane Society of New South Wales silver Medal, 36mm, the rim engraved 'SPECIMEN', good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Barrington-Kennett Medal, 1st type (1930 Senior Swimming 100 Yds Free Style Winners No1 Wing A. A. F. Sparkes [SIC]), hallmarks for London 1930, by John Pinches, note initials and incorrect spelling of surname, contact marks, edge bruising, nearly very fine[D.F.C.] London Gazette 25 January 1946.[A.F.C.] London Gazette 1 January 1952.Ernest Neville Monkhouse Sparks was born on 17 February 1912 the son of Francis George Monkhouse and Mable Alice Irving Sparks. Joining Halton as an Apprentice with the 17th Entry in January 1928, he served with 1 Wing with the number '562314', taking part in the...

Royal Hong Kong Defence Force, National Rifle Association bronze Medal, 47mm, the rim engraved 'RHKDF Rifle Meeting 1959 S/Sgt E. A. Bull', good very fineSubject 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 5th Battalion, The King's African Rifles, by George Potter & Co., Aldershot, featuring the Battalion's device in gold, surmounted by a George VI crown, two scrolls below emblazoned with: '5th 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.

Mixed militariaA Malay States Volunteer Rifles Officer's dress Cap by Christy's, London; Middlesex Regiment Officer's dress Cap, unmarked; II Company, Grenadier Guards, 'Camp/Fantasy' Colour, with Battle Honours, approx. 550mm x 470mm, good very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A selection of items of Royal Welch Fusiliers interestComprising belt buckles, blazer buttons, shoulder and cap Badges, cloth insignia, 22nd Regiment of Canada (a twinned Regiment) cap Badge, besides much else, viewing advised, very fine (Lot)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.