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Auction: 24001 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 156

An Interwar Civil O.B.E. group of six to Major C. H. Lincoln, Political Department, late Assistant Surgeon Indian Medical Department

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Civil) Officer’s 1st type breast Badge, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1919; 1914-15 Star (Asstt. Surgeon, I.M.D.); British War and Victory Medals (C. H. Lincoln, Pol. Dept.); Delhi Durbar 1911, silver issue; Jubilee 1935, mounted as worn, second ribbon badly frayed very fine and better. (6)

O.B.E. London Gazette 30 December 1919.

Acting Consul for Arabistan, Persian Gulf.

M.B.E. London Gazette 8 January 1919.

Acting Consul, Mohammerah, Persian Gulf.

Cecil Henning Lincoln was born on 21 October 1883 at Lahore, India and was first commissioned on 25 February 1904. He was awarded a Delhi Durbar 1911 medal as being a Resident in the Persian Gulf, his award being part of the Civil allotment. With the outbreak of the Great War he was serving as a Subordinate Assistant Surgeon with Indian Medical Department and his Medal Index Cards denotes him serving in Mesopotamia from 6 November 1914, his 1914-15 Star being issued by the Government of India.

Promoted to a Senior Assistant Surgeon with the rank of Lieutenant on 27 August 1927 (London Gazette 14 October 1927) and appointed to His Majesty's Vice-Consul at Mohammerah on 1 January 1930 (London Gazette 23 May 1930). Lincoln was appointed to be His Majesty's Consul at Kerman on 9 December 1932 (London Gazette 19 December 1932) then was appointed to His Majesty's Consul for the Governate-General of Kerman and the Governate of Bandar Abbas, to reside at Kerman as of 9 December 1932 (London Gazette 15 February 1935).

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