Auction: 4004 - Orders, Decorations, Campaign Medals & Militaria
†Six: Major General C.L. Gregory [C.B.], C.M.G., 19th Bengal Lancers (Fane's Horse), Indian Army, Brigade Commander, Desert Mounted Corps, at the Battle of Megiddo and Took Part in the Capture of Damascus a) The Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Companion's (C.M.G.) neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel, piece missing from reverse centre b) India General Service 1908-35, one clasp, North West Frontier 1908 (Major C.L. Gregory 19th Lrs) c) 1914 Star (Maj. 19/Lncrs) d) British War and Victory Medals (Brig-Gen.), 'Brig' corrected on Victory Medal e) Delhi Dhurbar, 1911, good very fine, the medals mounted court style (6) Estimate £ 450-550 Major General Charles Levinge Gregory, C.B., C.M.G. (1870-1944), born at Westcourt, Callan, County Kilkenny; joined the Royal Irish Fusiliers, 1889; Lieutenant 1891; joined 19th Bengal Lancers, Indian Army 1892; Squadron Officer, attached to Burma Military Police 1895; Assistant Commandant, Bhamo Battalion, Burma Military Police 1899; Captain 1900; Staff Captain, 1st Peshawar Division, at Cherat 1907-1908; Major 1907; Deputy Adjutant Quarter Master General, Bazaar Valley Field Force 1908 (Mentioned in Despatches); Brigade Major, Bannu Brigade, Northern Army Troops 1908-1909; General Staff Officer, H.Q., Southern Army, India 1912-1914; Commandant 19th Bengal Lancers, 1915; Brigade Commander, Secunderbad (9th) Cavalry Brigade, 2nd Indian Cavalry Division 1916-1918; during the Great War the Division saw action at the Somme, Bazentin, Flers-Courcelette and Cambrai (Mentioned in Despatches London Gazette 15.6.1916; 4.1.1917; 20.5.1918; 5.1.1919); Brevet Colonel 1917; C.B. 1918, C.M.G. 1919; Commanded the 8th Mounted Brigade, 1st Mounted Division (later 4th Cavalry Division) 1918, fought at Megiddo as part of the Desert Mounted Corps and also took part in the capture of Damascus; Major-General, Commanding Meerut Cavalry Brigade, 1922; retired 1923.
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