Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Five: Major E. S. Farbrother, Indian Army Reserve of Officers (Veterinary Branch)
1914-15 Star (Lieut. E. S. Farbrother. I.A.R.O.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. E. S. Farbrother); Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937, the first three mounted as worn, nearly extremely fine (5)
Ernest Samuel Farbrother was born in July 1890 at Leeds, West Yorkshire. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Cavalry Branch of the Indian Army Reserve of Officers on 9 July 1915, being promoted Captain before the War's end. His Great War awards were claimed via the India Office in March 1922 and delivered to him at 59 Queen's Road, Kingston Hill, Surrey in May 1922.
A Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, he was re-appointed to the Indian Army Reserve (Veterinary Branch) in February 1926 and promoted Major in April 1936; sold with copied MIC.
For the recipient's miniature dress medals, please see Lot xxx.
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