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					                                                                                            3   A rare Second War Posthumous Albert Medal, Second Class,
    GROUPS AND SINGLE DECORATIONS FOR                                                           For Gallantry in Saving Life at Sea, group of five awarded to Sick
               GALLANTRY                                                                        Berth Attendant I.T. Griffiths, Royal Navy, who was killed by an
                                                                                                explosion when attempting to rescue the Pilot of a stricken
1   A extremely fine “Bentley Colliery Disaster “George Cross pair                              Corsair aircraft which had crash landed onto the Deck of H.M.S.
    awarded to Mr. Frank Sykes, a miner, who displayed “great                                   Illustrious on 11th March 1944.
    gallantry and perseverance in extricating the injured” following                            Albert Medal, Second Class, For Gallantry in Saving Life at Sea, bronze
    the violent underground explosion which claimed 45 miner’s                                  and enamel, the reverse officially engraved, 'Awarded by The King to
    lives. Originally awarded the Edward Medal, he accepted the                                 S.B.A. Ivor Thomas Griffiths. D/MX.9380, for gallantry in trying to save
    George Cross from The Prince of Wales in an exchange                                        the life of the pilot of an aircraft which had crashed while landing on
    ceremony at Buckingham Palace in 1972.                                                      H.M.S. Illustrious, 12th Mar.1944.'; 1939-1945 Star; Burma Star; Italy Star;
    GEORGE CROSS (Frank Sykes, 1931); CORONATION 1953, mounted as worn                          War Medal NEF                                                      £17500
    NEF                                                                                         Albert Medal (Posthumous) London Gazette 11 Jul 1944 Sick Berth Attendant
    Sold with an original letter regarding the investiture of the Edward Medal                  Ivor Thomas Griffiths, D/MX.93880 (Gyffylliog, near Ruthin, Denbighshire),
    in 1933, Buckingham Palace investiture pass for the George Cross, 1977                      (listed jointly with Temporary Sub-Lieutenant (A) George McHardy, R.N.V.R.
    Jubilee Medal certificate, hand written biography written by his daughter,                  (East Finchley, N2)) . The official recommendation states:
    a number of photographs of the recipient, and related ephemera. £12500                      For bravery in attempting to save life at sea: When an aircraft crashed while
                                                                                                landing on H.M.S. Illustrious and came to rest with the engine on the flight
    George Cross and exchange award for The Edward Medal London Gazette                         deck and the tail on top of a pom-pom gun, petrol began to pour from the
    30 Sept 1932. His Majesty The King has been graciously pleased to award                     wreck and within two minutes an explosion was followed by fire.
    the Edward Medal in Silver to Ernest Allport, Edgar Hamilton Fraser, Samuel                 Within those two minutes Sub-Lieutenant McHardy; who had himself only just
    Jarrett Temperley and John Ward, and the Edward Medal to Richard Edward                     landed on, and Sick Berth Attendant Griffiths, who was a member of a party
    Darker, Oliver Soulsby, Frank Sykes and Phillip William Yates in recognition of             detailed for medical duties on the flight deck, climbed on to the aircraft in an
    their gallantry in the following circumstances:-                                            attempt to free the pilot, although both were well aware of the extreme risk
    “At 5.45 in the afternoon of the 30th November 1931 a violent explosion of                  that they were running. They were killed by the explosion that followed.”
    firedamp, followed by fires occurred in the North East District of the Bentley
    Colliery Yorkshire, of some 47 persons working at or near the coal face, 45                 Ivor Thomas Griffiths was born in Corris, Wales, in 1922 and upon leaving
    were either killed or died later. A large number of persons rendered heroic                 school was employed at Braich Goch, one of the local slate quarries before
    assistance in the work of rescue and after careful investigation, the eight                 working as an Attendant at Denbigh Hospital. He enlisted into the Royal Navy
    persons named appear to have displayed special gallantry.                                   as a Sick Berth Attendant on 29 Oct 1941 and initially served aboard H.M.S.
    Ward, Pony driver, who was near an adjacent part of the coal face, blown off                Drake, before being posted to the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Illustrious on 24 Mar
    his feet and enveloped in a thick cloud of dust, but as soon as he recovered                1943. In mid 1943 Illustrious was serving in the Mediterranean and was used
    himself went on his own initiative towards the face, guiding himself by rails and           to help cover the Allied Landings in Sicily then joined the Eastern Fleet in the
    tubs, and assisted an injured man towards a place of safety. He repeatedly                  Indian Ocean in Feb 1944. Fleet Air Arm pilots from 1830 and 1833
    returned to the face and helped to extricate injured men and bring them                     Squadrons were using Illustrious to carry out sweeps of the Bay of Bengal. On
    away; and he continued at rescue work for three hours, until completely                     11 Mar 1944, Sub-Lieutenant Alan Vickers (1833 Squadron), R.N.V.R.,
    exhausted. His bravery in groping his way towards danger, immediately after                 crashed landed his Corsair on the deck of the Illustrious, whilst returning from
    being knocked down by the blast, was outstanding. Darker, Soulsby, Sykes                    such a sweep. McHardy (1830 Squadron) and Griffiths both rushed to attempt
    and Yates also displayed great gallantry and perseverance in extricating the                to rescue Vickers from his stricken aircraft as the petrol streamed out of it.
    injured and conveying them to a place of safety. It will be appreciated that the            Vickers and Griffiths were instantly killed by the explosion that followed, and
    atmosphere was hot and vitiated and that there was evident risk of further                  McHardy died of his wounds the following day. Griffiths is commemorated on
    explosions. One such explosion occurred later.....”                                         the Plymouth Naval Memorial and Vickers is commemorated on the
                                                                                                Lee-on-Solent Memorial. McHardy is interred in the Madras War Cemetery,
    Frank Sykes was born on 3 Apr 1905 at Pontefract, West Yorkshire and grew                   India.
    up in Doncaster. He originally entered the family scrap metal business, but in
    1923 enlisted into the Royal Garrison Artillery. On release from the Army he
    became a coal miner and worked at the Bentley Pit. In 1940 he moved to
    Bradford and remained there for the rest of his life. He was unaware of the             4   An M.V.O. group of four awarded to Temporary Lieutenant
    exchange of the Edward Medal for the George Cross until the 1970s and in                    Octavius Gruzelier, 15th Battalion, London Regiment, later
    1972 he was invested with the George Cross from The Prince of Wales at                      Labour Corps.
    Buckingham Palace. In his later life he regularly attended the VC & GC                      THE ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER, M.V.O., Member’s 5th Class breast badge,
    Reunion dinners and died on 9th April 1982. His obituary was published in
    The Times, 26th April 1982.                                                                 silver, silver-gilt and enamel, reverse officially numbered, ‘493’, slight
                                                                                                enamel damage; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS, M.I.D. oak leaf (2
                                                                                                Lieut.); TERRITORIAL FORCE EFFICIENCY MEDAL, G.V.R. (295 Sjt., 15/Lond.
                                                                                                Regt.) mounted for wear GVF                                         £875
2   A fine C.M.G. group of five awarded to Colonel R. F. Peel, 4th
                                                                                                M.V.O. 5th Class London Gazette 25 March 1921
    Battalion, East Surrey Regiment, late Coldstream Guards,
                                                                                                M.I.D. London Gazette 10 July 1919
    Conservative Member of Parliament for Woodbridge and later
    Governor of St Helena.                                                                      Octavius Gruzelier was born in Plymouth on 28 May 1881. Educated at
    T HE ORDER OF ST . MICHAEL AND ST . GEORGE , C.M.G., neck badge,                            Devonport High School, he was then employed at the India Office as a Clerk.
    silver-gilt and enamels, in Garrard & Co. presentation case; QUEEN’S                        In November 1910 he was appointed shorthand writer to the Secretary of
    SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Driefontein,                       State. Gruzelier joined the Volunteer Force, serving in the Civil Service Rifles,
    Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (Lieut:, Cldstm: Gds:); KING ’S                         which became the 15th (County of London) Battalion London Regiment
    SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902                        (Prince of Wales’s Own Civil Service Rifles). As a Serjeant he was awarded the
    (Lieut); BRITISH WAR MEDAL (Lt. Col.); CORONATION 1911, other than the                      T.F.E.M., this notified in A.O. 101 of April 1914. Serving in the Great War,
                                                                                                Gruzelier was granted a commission in July 1917 as a Temporary 2nd
    first, mounted cavalry-style as worn EF
                                                                                                Lieutenant in the Labour Corps. He landed in France in October 1917 and he
    Sold with a companion set of miniatures, both sets of mounted awards                        was promoted to Temporary Lieutenant in January 1919. For his wartime
    contained in a two tier fitted case by Spink & Son.             £2650                       services he was mentioned in Haig’s despatches of 16 March 1919. On his
    Robert Francis Peel (30 April 1874 - August 1924) was an English soldier,                   release from military duties, Gruzelier was appointed shorthand writer in
    Conservative politician and Governor of Saint Helena. He joined the                         connection with the visit of the Prince of Wales to India in April 1920. He was
    Coldstream Guards in 1898, serving in South Africa and retiring in 1909. Peel               the Chief Staff Clerk on the tour of H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught in India,
    then became Conservative Member of Parliament for Woodbridge, Suffolk from                  December 1920-March 1921. For his services he was appointed a M.V.O. 5th
    1910 to 1920. During the Great War he served as an M.P. and                                 Class. Gruzelier was also the Head Staff Clerk on the Indian Tour of the Prince
    Lieutenant-Colonel with the 4th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment serving in                  of Wales, October 1921-March 1922. He was appointed Assistant to the
    France from 3 Aug 1914. For his overseas service he received a ‘special medal’              Political A.D.C. to the Secretary of State in April 1922, a post he held until his
    (British War Medal). Peel resigned his seat in 1920 to become Governor and                  death in 1935 when he committed suicide.
    Commander-in-Chief of St Helena and served there until his death in 1924.




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5   The Rare China 1900 “Defence of Legations”, K.C.M.G. pair                              7   A good Great War C.M.G. group of seven awarded to
    awarded to Sir R.E. Bredon, K.C.M.G., Deputy Inspector General                             Vice-Admiral G. B. Powell, Royal Navy, who was promoted for his
    of the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service during the                                services in the Boxer Rebellion, in which he was severely
    Boxer Rebellion, late Surgeon to the 97th Foot, together with a                            wounded at Tientsin.
    number of the recipient’s original foreign decorations.                                    T HE ORDER OF ST . MICHAEL AND ST . GEORGE , C.M.G., neck badge,
    THE ORDER OF ST. MICHAEL AND ST. GEORGE, K.C.M.G. neck badge and                           silver-gilt and enamels; CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (Lieut., R.N.,
    star, gold, silver-gilt and enamels;CHINA 1900, one clasp, Defence of                      H.M.S. Aurora); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Capt., R.N.); France,
    Legations (Dep: Insp: Genl: R. E. Bredon) Japan, ORDER OF THE SACRED                       LEGION OF HONOUR, Officer’s breast badge in silver-gilt and enamels;
    T REASURE , Second Class Star, 74mm, silver, silver-gilt, and enamel;                      France, CROIX DE GUERRE 1914-1917, with star on ribbon; Italy, ORDER
    Italy, ORDER OF THE CROWN, Third Class neck badge, gold and enamels;                       OF THE CROWN , Commander’s neck badge in gold and enamels, the
    France, LEGION OF HONOR, Officers Breast Badge, 55mm, silver gilt and                      sixth chipped and damaged, otherwise GVF                             £3900
    enamel, some minor damage to the enamelled decorations NEF £13750                          C.M.G. London Gazette 1 January 1918.
    Sold with the original notification of the award of the C.M.G., dated 6.7.1903;            French Legion of Honour London Gazette 10 March 1916.
    Grant of the Dignity of a C.M.G.,dated 26.6.1903; Central Chancery                         French Croix de Guerre London Gazette 22 February 1918.
    enclosure for the award of the C.M.G., dated 17.8.1903; Notification of the                Italian Order of the Crown London Gazette 7 November 1916.
    award of the K.C.M.G., dated 23.6.1904; Grant of the Dignity of a K.C.M.G.,
    dated 24.6.1904; Warrant dispensing with the Investiture of the K.C.M.G.,                  George Bingham Powell was born in 1871 and entered the Royal Navy as a
    dated 24.6.1904; Central Chancery enclosure for the award and dispensation                 Cadet in July 1884. Advanced to Midshipman in May 1887 and to Lieutenant
    warrant of the K.C.M.G., dated 29.7.1904; Letter to the recipient from the                 in October 1895, he served with distinction in the Boxer Rebellion when
    Foreign Office informing him that he is to be issued with a China Medal with               landed from H.M.S. Aurora for the relief of Pekin. Indeed Powell was
    clasp Defence of Legations, dated 31.12.1902; Hand written enclosure sent                  mentioned in despatches by Vice-Admiral E.H. Seymour for engaging the
    with the medal, dated Peking, 12.3.1903; Bestowal document for the Order of                enemy with a 6-pounder gun, with the Russians, outside Tientsin on 17 June
    the Sacred Treasure, Licence to accept and wear the insignia, and Enclosure                1900, and again, two days later, for joining Commander Beatty and three
    for the Licence, dated Peking, 1.2.1904 .                                                  companies of Bluejackets in an attempt to capture two enemy guns. On this
    Also the medallions awarded to Miss Juliet Bredon, daughter of Sir Robert                  latter occasion, ‘a large force of Chinese [suddenly] appeared to the right
    Bredon;                                                                                    behind a mud wall and poured in a heavy fire,’ and he was severely wounded.
    Peking Siege Commemoration Medal 1900, by J. Taylor Foot, bronze, 57mm,                    Luckily, Able Seaman Parsonage, also of the Aurora, carried him to safety over
    obverse showing the Ch'ien Men engulfed in flames, with a cannon below,                    open ground swept by fire, winning himself a C.G.M. in the process. Powell
    and the inscription 'Junii XX - Augusti XIV, A.D. MDCCCC'; reverse showing                 was consequently rewarded with his first command, the Kinsha, and in her
    Britannia and Germania clasping hands, with a Chinese figure in the                        navigated the rapids of the Yangtze, winning himself early promotion to
    background, and the inscription 'Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin. Ichabod!', the               Commander in 1903.
    edge impressed 'Juliet Bredon'; Grand Prize Medallion for the Louisiana
    Purchase Exposition, 1904, 73mm x 65mm, bronze, the obverse showing the                    The outbreak of hostilities in August 1914 found Powell serving as a Captain
    American Eagle.                                                                            and Chief of Staff to Vice-Admiral Sir A. Limpus, the Senior Naval Officer at
                                                                                               Malta, in which post he was awarded the French Legion of Honour and Italian
    K.C.M.G. London Gazette 24 Jun 1904 Robert Edward Bredon, Esq., C.M.G.,                    Order of the Crown, in addition to receiving a piece of presentation Sevres
    Deputy-Inspector-General of the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs.                         from the former nation. And in 1917 he became Liaison Officer to the French
    C.M.G. London Gazette 26 Jun 1903 Robert Edward Bredon, Esq., Deputy                       Admiral of Patrols in the Mediterranean, gaining a mention in the latter’s
    Inspector General, Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs.                                      despatches and the Croix de Guerre. His final wartime appointment was as
    Japan, Order of the Sacred Treasure, Second Class London Gazette                           Captain of the cruiser Devonshire in the North Atlantic on convoy duties, 1918
    1.12.1903 Robert Bredon, Esq., Deputy Inspector-General of the Imperial                    also witnessing the award of his C.M.G.
    Chinese Customs
    ''In recognition of valuable services rendered by him to His Imperial Majesty.''           Powell’s last seagoing appointment, as Captain of the Monarch, ended in
                                                                                               1919 and he was placed on the Retired List as a Vice-Admiral in 1921. He
    Sir Robert Edward Bredon, K.C.M.G., was born at Portadown, Ireland, in                     retired to Portsmouth and died in May 1952.
    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             8   A Second World War O.B.E. group of eight awarded to Colonel
    Army Medical Staff, 1867, and was appointed Assistant Surgeon to the 97th                  Jack Hulme Taylor, 11th King Edward’s Own Lancers (Probyn’s
    (Earl of Ulster''s) Regiment, April 1867; on retiring from the Army in 1873 he             Horse).
    joined the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service, whose                                THE MOST EXCELLENT ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, O.B.E. (Military)
    Inspector-General at the time was his brother-in-law, Sir Robert Hart. He was              Officer’s 2nd type breast badge, silver-gilt; THE ORDER OF ST. JOHN OF
    appointed Deputy Inspector-General of Customs in 1898, and was present at                  J ERUSALEM , Officer ‘s (Brother’s) breast badge, silver and enamel;
    the Defence of Legations in Peking at the time of the Boxer Rebellion, 20th                BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Capt.); GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 2
    June to 14th August 1900. He was made a Companion of the Order of St.                      clasps, Kurdistan, Iraq (Capt.); WAR AND INDIA SERVICE MEDALS ;
    Michael and St. George in 1903, and the following year was promoted to a                   CORONATION 1953, mounted court style as worn GVF                   £875
    Knight Commander of the Order. On the retirement of Hart in 1908, he was
    appointed Acting Inspector-General, and in 1910 he was appointed to the                    O.B.E. London Gazette 1 January 1946. ‘Colonel (temporary) Jack Hulme
    Chinese Board of Customs, but retired in deference to the wishes of the British            Taylor (I.A.83), Probyn’s Horse, Indian Armoured Corps’
    Government. He died in July 1918.                                                          Order of St. John, Officer London Gazette 26 June 1953. ‘Colonel Jack Hulme
    Sir Robert Bredon married Lily Virginia Banks in 1879, and they had one                    Taylor, O.B.E.’
    daughter, Juliet Bredon, the well-known author.
    His daughter, Miss Juliet Bredon was responsible for organising the Chinese                Jack Hulme Taylor was born in Ceylon on 11 December 1894. Educated at
    exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, 1904.                            Aldenham School and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Commissioned on
    The Peking Siege Commemoration Medals were struck at the instigation of Mr                 14 January 1914 and gazetted to the 1st Battalion The Royal Sussex
6   An O.B.E. and Boer War group of three awarded to                                           Regiment at Peshawar, India. Arriving in India in February 1914, he
    Lieutenant-Colonel B. A. Warry, Essex Regiment                                             transferred to the Indian Army in October 1914, being posted to the 11th King
    THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, O.B.E. (Military) 1st type; QUEEN’S                       Edward’s Own Lancers (Probyn’s Horse). Promoted to Lieutenant in
    SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State,                          September 1915 and Acting Captain in November 1917, he took part in the
    Belfast (Capt., 1/Essex Rgt.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA, 2 clasps (Capt.,                       operations in Mahsud, March-August 1917, and in Iraq, October 1917-October
    Essex Rgt.), mounted as worn GVF                                £475                       1918. Taylor was promoted to Captain in January 1918 and took part in the
                                                                                               campaign in Kurdistan in 1919 and further operations in Iraq in 1919-20.
    O.B.E. London Gazette 3 June, 1919.                                                        Taylor served as Aide-de-Camp to Sir William Riddell Birdwood, C-in-C. in India,
    Bertram Arthur Warry of Shapwick was born on 22 September 1865, and                        1925, and was Senior Aide-de-Camp to Lord Halifax, Viceroy of India,
    educated at Winchester. He served on the Staff in the Boer War and was later               1926-28. Appointed Assistant Military Secretary to the C-in-C. Northern
    in command of Railway Staff at Pretoria. During the Great War he did not                   Command, 1930-34, he was promoted to Major in January 1932. During the
    serve overseas and was Assistant Director of Railway Transport, H.Q.                       Second World War he raised, organised and was the first Commandant of the
    Aldershot Command. Later Warry was J.P. of Loxely, Moorlinch, near                         Indian Armoured Corps Tank School. Taylor was promoted to Colonel and
    Bridgewater, Somerset and died on 19 Apr 1932.                                             retired in 1946 and was awarded the O.B.E. for his wartime services.
                                                                                               Post-war, he was Marshal of the City of London, 1938-57; Common Cryer and
                                                                                               Sergeant-at-Arms of the City of London, 1957-58; and Swordbearer of the
                                                                                               City of London, 1958-59. Colonel Hulme Taylor died on 3 November 1970.



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9    A C.B.E., C.V.O. group of nine awarded to Captain J. S. Dalglish,                     12 A very fine K.C.V.O., M.C. group of eleven awarded to Captain H.C.
     Royal Navy, who was present during the Yangtze Incident, later                           Lloyd, King's Royal Rifle Corps and Royal Air Force, later
     commanded H.M. Yacht Britannia and after retiring from the Navy                          Gentleman Usher and Chief Constable of Mid-Wales Constabulary
     served as Welfare Officer for the Metropolitan Police.                                   THE ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER, KNIGHT COMMANDER'S (K.C.V.O.) set of
     T HE ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER , C.V.O. neck badge, silver-gilt and                          Insignia, neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel, reverse officially numbered
     enamels; THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, C.B.E. (MILITARY) 2ND                          'K815'; star, silver and enamel, reverse officially numbered 'K815';
     TYPE , silver-gilt and enamels;1939-45 STAR ; ATLANTIC STAR ; AFRICA                     MILITARY CROSS, G.V.R., unnamed; ORDER OF ST. JOHN, Officer's breast
     STAR; PACIFIC STAR; WAR MEDAL, with M.I.D. emblem; NAVAL GENERAL                         Badge, silver and enamel; 1914 STAR AND CLASP (2.Lieut:, K.R.Rif:C.);
     SERVICE 1915-62, 1 clasp, Yangtze 1949 (Cdr., R.N.); CORONATION 1953,                    BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS, with M.I.D. emblem (Capt., R.A.F.);
     mounted as worn GVF                                             £4750                    Defence Medal; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Coronation 1953; Police
     Attractively framed together with H.M.S. London and Royal Yacht                          Long Service & G.C., E.II.R. (Humphrey C. Lloyd Ch. Const.), other than
     insignia, also a companion set of miniatures. Sold with a copy of the                    the K.C.V.O. set, mounted as worn GVF                               £3900
     recipient’s autobiography; Life Story of a Fish.                                           K.C.V.O. London Gazette 2 Jun 1962.
     C.V.O. London Gazette 1 Jan 1955                                                           C.V.O. London Gazette 1 Jun 1953.
     C.B.E. London Gazette 8 Jun 1963.                                                          M.V.O. 4th Class London Gazette 3 Jun 1935.
     M.I.D. London Gazette 11 Jun 1946. H.M.S. Swiftsure, “winding-up operations                M.C. London Gazette 23 Jun 1915.
     Far East.”                                                                                 M.I.D. London Gazette 22 Jun 1915.

     Captain James Stephen Dalglish was born 1 Oct 1913, the son of Rear                        Captain Sir Humphrey Clifford Lloyd, K.C.V.O., M.C., (1893-1966) was the son
     Admiral Robin Dalglish, C.B., and educated at the Royal Naval College,                     of Colonel Wilford Neville Lloyd, C.B., C.V.O. and educated at Eton and the
     Dartmouth. He commanded H.M.S. Aisne, 1952-53; H.M. Yacht Britannia,                       Royal Military College, Sandhurst. He was commissioned Second Lieutenant
     1954, H.M.S. Woodbridge Haven and Inshore Flotilla, 1958-59; H.M.S.                        into the King's Royal Rifle Corps on 3 Sept 1913 and served during the Great
     Excellent, 1959-61; H.M.S. Bulwark, 1961-63; retired from the Navy in 1963.                War on the Western Front from 13 Aug 1914. He was wounded by a gun
     He later served as Welfare Officer for the Metropolitan Police, 1963-73 and                shot to the right elbow on 14 Sept 1914, invalided to England 20 Sept 1914
     died on 6 Oct 1995. He had been resident at Park Hall, Aislaby, Whitby, North              and promoted Lieutenant, 15 Dec 1914. Lloyd returned to the Western Front
     Yorkshire and in 1992 published Life Story of a Fish, his autobiography.                   as Aide de Camp to General Rawlinson, Commanding 4th Army, 5 Feb to 24
                                                                                                Sept 1916. Advanced Captain, 30 Apr 1916, he was Aide de Camp to the
                                                                                                Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 2 Sept 1916 to 1 Jan 1917; attached Machine
10 A 1933 Civil M.B.E. group of six awarded to Chief Superintendent                             Gun Corps, 10 Jan to 2 Jun 1917; Seconded to the War Office, 3 Jun to 28
   P. L. Godley, Ordnance Survey Control Division, late Regimental                              Aug 1917; Employed under Air Ministry upon the formation of the Royal Air
   Sergeant-Major , Royal Engineers.                                                            Force, 1 Apr 1918 to 4 Feb 1919; served in France 18 Aug to 11 Nov 1918;
   THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, M.B.E. (CIVIL) 1ST TYPE; 1914 STAR,                         Assistant Inspector of Quarter Master General''s Services, 6 Feb to 17 Sept
   WITH CLASP (29172 Sjt., R.E.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                                1919; retired 1923.
   (W.O.Cl.1, R.E.); JUBILEE 1935; ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT                           Appointed Gentleman Usher to the Royal Household, 16 Sept 1925; Assistant
                                                                                                Chief Constable of the War Department Constabulary, 1932-36; Chief
   MEDAL, G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (Sjt., R.E.), mounted as worn GVF
                                                                                                Constable of Montgomeryshire, 1936-48 (Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire
   Together with the card box of issue for the British War and Victory                          1946-48); Chief Constable of the Mid-Wales Constabulary, 1948-59.
   medals; commission document for advancement to Warrant Officer 1st
   Class, dated 15 Jan 1915; M.B.E. Warrant, dated 2 Jan 1933; well
   executed pencil sketch of the recipient as a W.O.1, dated 14 Jul 1919;
   reproduced photograph of the recipient in formal dress having received                  13 An interesting inter-war C.B.E., K.P.M. group of three awarded to
   the M.B.E.; two Notification of Investiture letters; 1935 Jubilee Medal                    Inspector-General C. W. Duncan, Nigeria Police, late British
   forwarding certificate, and a letter of condolence relating to the death of                Guiana, Mauritius and Malta Police.
   the recipient, dated 8 Sept 1958.                                    £475                  T HE MOST EXCELLENT ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE , C.B.E. (Civil)
                                                                                              Commander’s 1st type neck badge, silver-gilt and enamels, in Garrard
     M.B.E. London Gazette 2 Jan 1933. Percy Lovell Godley, Esq., Chief                       & Co., London case of issue; KING’S POLICE MEDAL, G.V.R., 1st issue
     Superintendent, Control Division, Ordnance Survey, Southampton.
                                                                                              (Claude Woodruff Duncan, Insp. Gen., Southern Prov. Nigeria Pol.);
     Percy Lovell Godley was born in the parish of St. Mary’s, Rochester, Kent in             JUBILEE 1935 EF
     1875 and attested for the Royal Engineers in 1898. He was awarded the L.S.               Together with a ‘Martinez Challenge Shield’ prize award, the reverse
     & G.C. medal in 1914 and embarked for service with the B.E.F. in France on 7             engraved, ‘1909, Won by British Guiana, Dist. Insp. C. Duncan, B.G.
     Oct that year. Lovell was discharged from the Army in 1920 and subsequently              Police’, silver, 38mm.                                         £1250
     became an Ordnance Survey Officer. He died in 1958.                                        C.B.E. London Gazette 3 June 1930.
                                                                                                K.P.M. London Gazette 1 January 1920.
11 A Civil C.B.E. group of three awarded to Major John Samuel
   Champion Davis, Oudh Light Horse.                                                            Claude Woodruff Duncan was originally appointed a Clark in the Government
                                                                                                Secretary’s Office in British Guiana in May 1899, but transferred to the local
   THE MOST EXCELLENT ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, C.B.E. (Civil) 1st
                                                                                                police as a Sub-Inspector in March 1901, in which year he returned to the U.K.
   type neck badge, silver-gilt and enamel, chips to enamel on two arms;                        to attend the School of Musketry at Hythe - he would also return home in
   V OLUNTEER OFFICERS’ DECORATION, V.R.I. cypher, reverse inscribed,                           1905 to attend the School of Instruction at Chelsea Barracks. Back in British
   ‘Captn. J. S. C. Davis, Oudh Light Horse, hallmarks for Birmingham                           Guiana, he was appointed an Acting Country Inspector in January 1908,
   1898, with top bar; DELHI DURBAR 1903, silver, unnamed, with buckle on                       passed in Hindi in 1909, and, interestingly, led special expeditions to the
   ribbon, these two mounted for wear GVF                                                       Venezuela frontier at Wenamu in late 1910 and the summer of 1911. Joining
   Together with ‘English Eight Club’ Badges (2), silver and enamel;                            the Mauritius Police in the rank of Deputy Inspector-General in September
   another, bronze and enamel, these with buckles on ribbons; B.R.C.S.                          1912, Duncan was advanced to Acting Inspector-General, and
   War Service Medal 1914-18, bronze, these unnamed.               £1150                        Superintendent of Prisons, in November 1914. He next transferred to Malta in
                                                                                                the summer of 1916, where he served as Commissioner of Police and, from
     John Samuel Champion Davis was born on 21 February 1859, the second                        October 1917, also as Inspector of Prisons, his K.P.M. being gazetted shortly
     son of Rev. S. Davis, Vicar of Burrington, North Devon. Educated at Rossall                after his subsequent transferral to the Nigeria Police in 1919 - indeed he
     and Balliol College, Oxford, he entered the Indian Civil Service of the United             actually received the award at a special parade of the 4th Nigeria Regiment
     Provinces in 1880. He was Junior Secretary and Joint Secretary of the Board                and Police on the race course at Lagos. Duncan remained similarly employed
     of Revenue, 1886-91; Settlement Officer, 1893-97; Deputy Commissioner,                     as Inspector-General of Police in Nigeria (Southern Provinces), and as Director
     1900-09; Commissioner, 1903-06; and on special duty with the Viceroy, 1903.                of Prisons, until his retirement in 1935, when he settled at Crail, Fife, where he
     He retired from the service in 1906. He held commissions in a number of local              died in July 1945. With a folder of copied research.
     Indian Volunteer Corps from 1888, including the United Provinces Light Horse
     and Oudh Light Horse. He retired with the rank of Major in 1907. Returning to
     Devon, he became a Member of the Devon County Council; Member of the
     Devon Territorial Force Association; Deputy Chairman of the Exeter Diocesan
     Board of Finance; County Director of the British Red Cross Society, and
     Treasurer of the University College of the South West, Exeter. For his work in
     the control of the Red Cross and and V.A.D. in Devon he was awarded the
     C.B.E. in 1918. Major Davis, C.B.E., D.L., J.P., M.A., V.D. died on 12 February
     1926.


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14 An unusual Military O.B.E. and 1944 Burma D.F.C. group of twelve                           16 The Great War Military C.B.E. group of six awarded to Paymaster
   awarded to Group Captain Peter Knapton, a fighter pilot who                                   Rear-Admiral H. J. Hargreaves, Royal Navy, who was wounded in
   served in Russia, the Western Desert, India and Burma and who                                 action at Taku Forts on 17th June 1900.
   was later Air Attaché to Iran and Thailand.                                                   THE MOST EXCELLENT ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, C.B.E. (Military)
   T HE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE , O.B.E. (MILITARY ) 2ND TYPE ;                              Commander’s 1st type neck badge, silver-gilt and enamel, slight enamel
   D ISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS , G.VI.R., THE REVERSE DATED 1944;                                damage to one arm; CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Taku Forts (Asst. Payr., R.N.,
   1939-45 STAR; AIR CREW EUROPE STAR; AFRICA STAR, CLASP, NORTH                                 H.M.S. Algerine); AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland
   AFRICA 1942-43; BURMA STAR; DEFENCE MEDAL; WAR MEDAL; Thailand,                               1902-04 (Paymr., R.N., H.M.S. Perseus); 1914-15 STAR (Ft. Payr., R.N.);
   O R D E R O F T H E CR O W N , 3rd Class neck badge; Russia, 50T H                            BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Payr. Capt., R.N.), medals mounted
   A NNIVERSARY OF VICTORY IN THE GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR , OFFICIAL                                 as worn GVF                                                      £2850
   VETERAN ’S MEDAL ; ARCTIC CAMPAIGN , MEDAL , 1991, mounted as worn                              H.M.S. Algerine was a Sloop of 1,050 tons, built at Devonport and launched in
   GVF                                                                                             June 1895. A total of 94 officers and men of the ship were entitled to the
   Sold with the recipient’s three log R.A.F. Pilot’s Log books covering the                       China Medal with the single clasp ‘Taku Forts’.
   period 17 Sept 1940 and his training in Rhodesia, through the Second
   War, into instructing on Meteor and other jet aircraft, then Devon aircraft                     Hargreaves was severely wounded at the Taku Forts on 17 June 1900, by a
   used when Air Attache, his last flight listed as 16 Nov 1973; Original                          shell wound to his abdomen, right hand and left leg.
   Airman’s Service and Pay Book; Named forwarding slip for the D.F.C.;
                                                                                                   C.B.E. London Gazette 12 July 1919. ‘Recommendation reads, ‘This officer
   Original Warrant for O.B.E.; Official named ‘Restricted Permission to
                                                                                                   who was serving in H.M.S. King George V Flagship of V.A.C. 2nd B.S. was
   Wear’ document for the Thai Order of the Crown, dated 9 May, 1972;                              specially selected to be a Naval Member of the N.A.C.B. [Navy and Army
   Forwarding slip for the Arctic Emblem; Typescript accounts of his 1941                          Canteen Board] and the senior Naval Member of the Board of Management
   experiences in Russia and of his marriage in Moscow; Original cases for                         on the inception of the N.A.C.B. He has carried out his difficult duties with the
   both D.F.C. and O.B.E.; Numerous photographs, copy photographs and                              most conspicuous success. He has displayed great organising ability & has fully
   associated documents.                                              £4650                        safeguarded Naval Interests. The successful administration of the Naval side
                                                                                                   of the N.A.C.B. and the great benefits which it has conferred on the service
     O.B.E. Military London Gazette 1 Jan 1975 (Wing Commander Peter Alfred
                                                                                                   are largely due to his efforts’.
     Knapton, D.F.C.).
     D.F.C. London Gazette 19 May 1944 (Flight Lieutenant Peter Arthur Knapton;
                                                                                                   Herbert James Hargreaves entered the Royal Navy as an Assistant Clerk, on
     it may be noted that the name ‘Arthur’ was incorrect.). The official
                                                                                                   15 July 1890. He became an Assistant Paymaster in November 1894. For his
     recommendation states:
                                                                                                   services in China he was promoted to Paymaster in November 1900. He was
     “‘This Officer has been engaged on operations since May, 1941, in England,
                                                                                                   advanced to Staff Paymaster in November 1904, Fleet Paymaster in November
     Russia, the Middle East and India, and has completed 236 operational hours.
                                                                                                   1908 and attained the rank of Paymaster Captain in June 1921. He was
     During recent intense air operations on the Arakan Front, F/O. Knapton was
                                                                                                   awarded the C.B.E. for his services as a Naval Member of the Navy and Army
     leading a flight, escorting supply droppers, when they were attacked by two
                                                                                                   Canteen Board. He later served as Head of the British Naval Mission to
     formations of enemy aircraft. Although heavily outnumbered, and, in spite of
                                                                                                   Greece (1922). Placed on the Retired List with the rank of Paymaster
     the fact that two of his flight were shot down, he remained supporting the
                                                                                                   Rear-Admiral at his own request in July 1926, he died on 21 December 1933.
     D.C’s., and succeeded in destroying an Oscar. He continues to show great
     enthusiasm and keenness, and is a great asset to the Squadron both on the
     ground and in the air.”                                                                  17 A 1945 advance on Germany C.B.E. group of nine awarded to
                                                                                                 Brigadier N. H. Hammond, Royal Engineers.
     Peter Alfred Knapton was born on 4 May 1921 (his original initials being ‘A.P.’             THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, C.B.E. (MILITARY) 2ND TYPE; BRITISH
     rather than ‘P.A.’). His early flying training took place in Rhodesia in 1940 and
     he joined 257 (Hurricane) Squadron at Coltishall, near Norwich, in 1941. In                 W AR AND VICTORY MEDALS ( 2. Lieut.); GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1
     July he and Hector Keil, a fellow sergeant pilot from Rhodesia, were                        clasp, Palestine (Major, R.E.); 1939-45 STAR; AFRICA STAR; FRANCE AND
     summoned by their C.O., Squadron Leader ‘Cowboy’ Blatchford, to be told                     GERMANY STAR; DEFENCE MEDAL; WAR MEDAL, with M.I.D. emblem EF
     they were headed for Russia (much later, in 1972, Knapton was to discover                   These attractively displayed in a glazed frame.                 £1750
     that their names had simply been pulled out of a hat by his friend, Burmese                   C.B.E. London Gazette 24 Jan 1946. Lt. Col. (T/Col) A/ Brigadier N. L.
     officer Teddy Tin Thynne). Thus the 20-year old Knapton found himself with                    Hammond, O.B.E., H.Q., 21 Army Group. The official recommendation states:
     134 Squadron aboard the Llanstephan Castle bound for Archangel, her deck                      ‘Brigadier Hammond after serving with great distinction throughout the Middle
     space loaded with crated Hurricanes.                                                          east campaign joined 21 Army Group in Feb 1945. He was responsible for all
     Returning home in late 1941, Knapton gained some Spitfire experience before                   Engineer Stores supply to the Armies and L of C throughout the very
     being posted to the Western Desert in 1942-43. From there he was sent to                      strenuous times of the crossing of the great rivers and advance into Germany.
     India in November, 1943. During 1944 and the first half of 1945 he was flying                 He carried out these duties with exceptional foresight, judgment and energy,
     Hurricanes, and later Thunderbolts, on operations on the Arakan Front in                      and it is in great part due to his untiring efforts that the bridging, airfields,
     Burma and he was awarded the D.F.C. After the War he was a Gunnery                            pipelines, road works, camps e.t.c, were carried through.’
     Instructor before learning Russian and taking up the post of Assistant Air
     Attaché to Moscow, where he met his wife; the couple were married in 1953.                    O.B.E. London Gazette 1 Apr 1941.17047 Major (A/ Lieut-Colonel) Norman
     His logbooks record many hours’ experience on jet aircraft from 1955 and                      Leslie Hammond, Royal Engineers, British Forces in Palestine & Transjordan.
     subsequent postings included Staff Officer, HQ Fighter Command, and Officer                   The recommendation states:
     Commanding 280 Signals Unit in Cyprus. In 1963 he was attached to Lord                        ‘Has done exceptionally good work in connection with the construction of the
     Mountbatten’s Staff for a special project before being appointed Air Attaché in               Haifa-Bhagdad Road of which he has been in charge of since 22nd March
     Tehran (1964-67). From 1969-74 he was Air Attaché in Thailand, receiving the                  1939.
     Order of the Crown, and his final position was as Staff Officer at the Ministry of            In spite of many difficulties such as troubles with local tribesmen and the lack of
     Defence. He retired on 31 October 1979.                                                       first class equipment he has pushed on with the road and maintained excellent
                                                                                                   progress. This has been entirely due to Lieut-Colonel Hammond’s hard work
                                                                                                   and perseverance, to his organizing ability and tactful treatment of the
15 An Order of St John group of five awarded to Corporal N. H.                                     Government officials with whom he has to deal.’
   Floyd, 20th Battalion, London Regiment, subsequently St John
                                                                                                   M.I.D. London Gazette 24 Jul 1941.
   Ambulance Brigade.
   T HE ORDER OF ST . JOHN OF JERUSALEM , Officer’s (Brother’s) breast
   badge, silver and enamel, enamel damage to one arm of cross and                            18 An M.B.E., Kaiser-I-Hind group of four awarded to F. W. Bull,
   minor enamel damage to two others; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                             Indian Civil Service and Punjab Rifles.
   (4230 Cpl., 20-Lond. R.); DEFENCE MEDAL 1939-45; ST JOHN AMBULANCE                            T H E OR D E R O F T H E BRITISH EM P I R E , M.B.E. (CIVIL ) 1S T T Y P E ;
   BRIGADE FAITHFUL SERVICE MEDAL (28358 Cty. Off. N. H. Floyd, No. 10                           K AISAR -I-HIND, G.V.R., 2ND CLASS , SILVER , 2ND TYPE ; JUBILEE 1935;
   Dis. S.J.A.B. 1944); together with O. St J. J. Serving Brother’s breast                       V OLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE , G.V.R. (Rfmn., Punj Rif. A.F.I.),
   badge, in silver and enamels GVF                                  £235                        mounted as worn GVF                                                   £875
     County Officer Naphtali Henry Floyd was made a serving Brother on 27                          M.B.E. Civil London Gazette 1 Jan 1936. Frederick William Bull, Esq., Secretary,
     November 1942, being promoted to Officer on 30 November 1950, whilst                          District Board, Montgomery, Punjab.
     serving with No. 10 (East Anglia) District.




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19 Family group.                                                                                   From the occupation of Khaniguram to the middle of June, machines were
   A Second War Military M.B.E. group of five awarded to                                           employed on occasional bomb raids, photography, escorts and convoys, and
   Lieutenant-Colonel R. C. Homer, Indian Army.                                                    in driving away from the Spinwan plain, nomad and hostile tribes who
   T HE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE , M.B.E. (MILITARY ) 2ND TYPE , in                             threatened to cause trouble in the Tochi and Bennu districts. These tribes
   Royal Mint presentation case; 1939-45 STAR; BURMA STAR; DEFENCE AND                             were attacked by low flying machines and continually harassed until they finally
   W AR MEDALS; India, INDEPENDENCE MEDAL, the remainder in named                                  fled across the border in Afghanistan.
   O.H.M.S. boxes of transmission EF                                                               On June 10th 1920, I was posted to No.31 Squadron then at Mhow in the
   Sold with a companion set of miniatures, together with his wife’s medal:                        Central Provinces, and did not returned to the frontier until the end of 1921.

                                                                                                   In October 1921, eleven machines of No.31 Squadron flew from Cawnpore to
     B RITISH EMPIRE MEDAL, G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE, CIVIL (Phyllis Ethel, Mrs.                         Peshawar.
     Homer) EF                                                                                      In March sudden orders were issued for a raid in the Jalal Khel tribe in the
     This in the card box of issue.                                   £650                         Tank Zam district. This was only a single raid but it is interesting as the distance
     Military M.B.E. London Gazette 13 Jun 1946. Major (temporary) Robert Charles                  of the target from the home aerodrome was about 220 miles.
     Homer (E.C.530) Indian Army.                                                                  All available machines left Peshewar in the early morning, and , landing at
                                                                                                   Tank, pilots and observers re-fuelled and ‘bombed up’ their machines before
                                                                                                   carrying out the raid. They again landed at Tank, re-fuelled and flew back to
                                                                                                   Peshewar the same day, a total of seven hours flying for each machine.
20 An scarce WW2 C.B.E., Wazirstan D.F.C. group of nine awarded                                    In the following month, further operations, demanding great mobility, were
   to Group-Captain T. F. W. Thompson, 31 Squadron, Royal Air                                      ordered without any previous warning.
   Force, late Welsh Regiment and Royal Flying Corps.                                              The Political Thesildar of Wana Fort, with a small force of Khassidars, was
   T HE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE , C.B.E. (MILITARY ) 2ND TYPE ;                                besieged by large numbers of hostile tribesmen ... orders were received late
   DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS, G.V.R.; 1914-15 STAR (Lieut., Welsh R.);                            on the night of April 5th, and machines and transport left for Tank at dawn the
                                                                                                   following morning ... continuous attacks were made for the following five days
   B RITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Capt., R.F.C.); INDIA GENERAL
                                                                                                   and the hostile tribes were driven away from the Wana plain. Targets at first
   S ERVICE 1908-35, 3 clasps, Mahsud 1919-20, Waziristan 1919-21,                                 were good as the tribesmen had encamped in the open plain and had
   Waziristan 1921-24 (F/Lt., R.A.F.); DEFENCE MEDAL ; WAR MEDAL ;                                 brought large flocks of sheep and goats and numerous camels, all of which
   CORONATION 1937, G.V.R. GVF                                  £7700                              were attacked with good results. As they split up and retreated to the
     C.B.E. London Gazette 14 Jun 1945. Group Captain T. F. W. Thompson,                           mountains, tafets became smaller and more difficult to find and finally
     Directorate of Manning. “This officer handles a particularly large volume of                  disappeared.
     important and complicated work and his steady and sound outlook, in                           The Naib Thessildar had no means of communicating with machines or with
     conjunction with his wide experience and capacity for hard work have been                     the outside world, but he improvised ground strips and formed them into
     invaluable.”                                                                                  arrows pointing to where the enemy were to be found.

     D.F.C. London Gazette 13 Mar. 1925. In recognition of gallant and                             A ‘jirga’ was held and a large reward given to two Khassidars who had rescued
     distinguished service in connection with the operations in Waziristan, 21st April,            the occupants of Bristol Fighter which had forced landed during the
     1923, to 31st March, 1924: Flight Lieutenant Thomas Frederick Wailes                          operations.
     Thompson. The official recommendation states: “For conspicuous good work in                   Without aerial support this form of occupation would, without doubt, have
     the Waziristan area of operations, especially in co-operation with the Military               ended in failure.
     Forces between 15th April, 1923, and 12th October 1923. He served as a
     Flight Commander and for a period as Officer Commanding 31 Squadron.”                         The number of serviceable aeroplanes decreased daily ... the moral of the
     One of only 16 such awards to the Royal Air Force for Waziristan 1919-1925.                   officers and airmen was not obviously affected by this but there was a feeling
                                                                                                   that better and quicker results could have been obtained with serviceable
     Thomas Frederick Wailes Thompson of Brightholm, Stow Park Avenue,                             equipment.
     Newport, Glamorgan, was educated at Blundell’s and University College
     London. He was commissioned 2nd Battalion into the 3rd Battalion, Welsh                       During the cold weather of 1922-23 , No,26 Squadron was employed at
     Regiment on 15 Aug 1914 and promoted Lieutenant, 10 Feb 1915; Captain,                        Dardoni in co-operation with the advance to Ramnak in Mahsud country and
     1 Sept 1915; Flying Officer (R.F.C.), 6 Jun 1917; Flight Commander, 17 Dec                    was relieved by No.31 Squadron, now completely re-equipped, in April 1923.
     1917; Flight Commander, 17 Dec 1917 and relinquished his commission on                        The main operations had been completed when No.31 Squadron arrived but
     appointment to the Royal Air Force on 23 Oct 1919.                                            only minor operations continued. They consisted of short periods of intensive
     He was twice wounded in action with the Welsh Regiment prior to joining the                   bombing against tribes who offended or defaulted in payment of their fines,
     Royal Flying Corps. On 4 May 1915, suffering shrapnel wounds to the legs,                     escorts to convoys, shoots on hostile villages, demonstration flights, training
     and again on 8 Oct 1915.                                                                      and communication flights and a large amount of photography for the new
     Following the Waziristan operations Thompson gave a lecture entitled “War                     survey of the frontier”
     Experiences” from which the following is extracted:
                                                                                                   During much of his service in India with the 31 Squadron, Thompson’s
     “In the war of 1914-18, I first saw service as a platoon commander in the 1st                 Squadron Leader was Arthur T. Harris, later of Bomber Command fame. On 1
     Battalion, The Welsh Regiment from February to May 1915, and later as a                       Jan 1927 Thompson was promoted Squadron Leader in 1927 and in
     company commander in the 2nd Battalion of the same regiment from                              September that year attached to the Royal Australian Air Force. Posted to
     September 1915 to June 1916. I was seconded to the R.F.C. at the end of                       No.1 Air Defence Group, London in 1931, he was promoted Wing
     1916 and served with No.18 Squadron in France from June 1917 to January                       Commander in 1934 and joined the Department of the Chief of Air Staff
     1918.                                                                                         Directorate of Organisation. Appointed Chief Flying Instructor with the
     I was posted to India in 1919 and took part in operations on the N. W.                        University of London Air Squadron in 1937, he was retired to the RAFVR the
     Frontier in 1920, 1922 and 1923.                                                              following Year. Thompson was recalled for the Second War and posted as
                                                                                                   Deputy Director of Manning. He was promoted Group Captain on 1 Jan 1943
     In June 1917, No.18 Squadron was equipped with F.E.2b machines but                            and retired on 18 Jun 1945.
     received its first D.H.4 about the end of the month. The full re-equipment,
     however was not completed until the end of August.
     During this period the Squadron was employed on offensive patrols, line
     patrols, a little night bombing and, on two occasions, on low flying attacks on          21 A second type Civil M.B.E. group of six awarded to Captain F. W.
     enemy support trenches and gun positions during daylight raids by our own                   W. Langley, 2nd/9th Battalion, London Regiment, late 8th
     infantry.                                                                                   Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, later Hampshire Command
                                                                                                 Territorial Army, and Army Cadet Force.
     January 1920 [now with 20 Squadron] A considerable amount of bombing of                     T HE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, M.B.E. (CIVIL) 2ND TYPE; BRITISH
     villages, personnel and flocks was carried out, though live targets were rare               WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Lieut.); WAR MEDAL; DEFENCE MEDAL; CADET
     and difficult to find, the country being covered in scrub and broken into a                 FORCES MEDAL, G.VI.R. (Capt.) first initial incorrectly given as T on the
     maze of mountains and “nullahs”. Khaniguran, the largest village was bombed                 last GVF                                                              £475
     heavily with 20lb. and 112 lb. bombs, but inspection after its occupation
     showed that very little damage had been caused to the buildings, whose walls                  Frank Wellesley Warren Langley of Adams Avenue, Northampton, served in
     and roofs of dried mud are two or three feet thick.                                           France from July 1916 and received a Silver War Badge in 1919.




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22 A Military M.B.E. group of five awarded to Paymaster Lieutenant                            24 An impressive C.M.G., M.C. group of six awarded to Sir (Cecil) Rex
   G. H. Iles, Royal Navy and some time Royal Australian Navy.                                   Niven, Kt., Colonial Service, late Royal Field Artillery, who was
   THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, M.B.E. (MILITARY) 1ST TYPE; 1914-15                          awarded the M.C. for an action in the last week of the Great War
   STAR (211042, Sh. Ck. R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Ch. Sh.                          and twice later held the post of Lieutenant-Governor of Nigeria.
   Ck.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (Ch. Sh. Cook, H.M.A.S.                       KNIGHT BACHELOR’S BREAST BADGE AND NECK BADGE SET, silver-glt and
   Melbourne) light contact wear VF                                                              enamel, in Garrard & Co. presentation case; THE ORDER OF ST. MICHAEL
   Sold with a framed full length portrait photograph of the recipient as a                      AND ST . GEORGE , C.M.G., NECK BADGE , SILVER -GILT AND ENAMELS , in
   Paymaster Lieutenant; original M.B.E. warrant, addressed to Paymaster                         Spink & Son Ltd presentation case; MILITARY CROSS, G.V.R.; BRITISH
   Lieutenant G. H. Iles, R.N. (retired), dated 4 June 1934; and silver card                     W AR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2. Lieut.); CORONATION 1953, last four
   case engraved ‘Mr. G. H. Iles, R.N. from the Divisional Officers H.M.S.                       mounted court-style as worn NEF
   Ganges, Xmas 1929.                                                  £850                      The mounted group in two tier medal case together with a companion set
     M.B.E. London Gazette 4 June 1934.                                                          of miniatures, also British Red Cross Society ‘Badge of Honour’, reverse
                                                                                                 numbered 243 with framed bestowal document; cloth tunic ribbon bar;
     George Henry Iles was born in West Norwood, Surrey, and joined the Navy on                  framed illuminated parchment message from Her Majesty The Queen
     2 Aug 1900, aged 17. He qualified as Ship’s Cook and on agreement, in 14                    congratulating Sir Rex Niven on his 90th Birthday, and a M.K.K.M. Life
     Oct 1912 was transferred to the Royal Australian Navy. Iles was drafted to the              Membership medal.                                                 £2900
     light cruiser H.M.A.S. Melbourne on 18 Jan 1913 and served aboard her for
                                                                                                   Knighthood London Gazette 1 Jan 1960. Overseas Territories. Cecil Rex
     the duration of the Great War.
                                                                                                   Niven, Esq., C.M.G., M.C., Commissioner for Special Duties, Northern Region,
     Melbourne was built in the United Kingdom and commissioned in January
                                                                                                   Nigeria.
     1913. On 4 October 1913 she entered Sydney Harbour with other ships of
     the fleet unit. Upon the outbreak of war Melbourne was engaged in
                                                                                                   C.M.G. London Gazette 1 Jun 1953. Cecil Rex Niven Esq., M.C., Colonial
     operations against the German Pacific colonies. She was present at the
                                                                                                   Administrative Service, Senior Resident, Nigeria.
     capture of Samoa and landed a force which took Nauru on 9 September.
     Returning to Australian waters, she joined the escort of the first troop convoy
                                                                                                   Military Cross London Gazette 2 Apr 1919. 2nd Lieutenant Cecil Rex Niven,
     from Australia to the Middle East, which departed Albany on 1 November
                                                                                                   Royal Field Artillery. The official recommendation states:
     1914. On 9 November, Melbourne, commanding the convoy after the
                                                                                                   ‘For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty at Beaudignies on the morning
     departure of HMS Minotaur, ordered HMAS Sydney to investigate a strange
                                                                                                   of the 4th November 1918. While the battery was firing a barrage, the enemy
     ship sighted off the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, which led to the destruction of
                                                                                                   put down a very heavy fire, causing a number of casualties, (and knocking out
     SMS Emden.
                                                                                                   the only subaltern). He redistributed the detachments and kept the guns in
     Melbourne left the convoy at Colombo on 15 November and proceeded to the
                                                                                                   action. A few days later he got his section forward in support of the infantry
     Atlantic Ocean. In December 1914, Melbourne was deployed to the
                                                                                                   attack with great skill and initiative.’
     Caribbean and based at Bermuda. For the next 18 months, she carried out
     patrol duties between the islands of the West Indies and along the east coast
                                                                                                   Sir Cecil Rex Niven was born on 20 Nov 1898 and educated at Blundell’s
     of North America, in concert with HMAS Sydney.
                                                                                                   School, Tiverton (1909-16), before going to Balliol College, where his studies
     In September 1916 Sydney and Melbourne were transferred to the 2nd Light
                                                                                                   were disrupted by the War. He served with the R.F.A. in France and Italy from
     Cruiser Squadron for duties with the Grand Fleet in the North Sea. In
                                                                                                   1917-19. He finished his University career in 1920, and, joining the colonial
     company with HMS Southampton and Dublin, they undertook patrol, escort
                                                                                                   service, was posted to Nigeria in the following year. He steadily moved up the
     and screening duties.
                                                                                                   ladder, and was on two occasions Lieutenant-Governor. Although he retired
     In November 1917, Melbourne was fitted with an aircraft launching platform
                                                                                                   from the colonial service in 1954, he continued to work in Nigeria for another
     and a Sopwith Ships Pup fighter. On 1 June 1918, both Melbourne and
                                                                                                   10 years, and was brought in to advise the federal government on the issue
     Sydney launched their aircraft to engage two German reconnaissance aircraft.
                                                                                                   of Biafran secession.
     Melbourne’s fighter lost its target in the clouds.
     Melbourne was present at the surrender of the German High Seas Fleet on                  25 A Great War A.R.R.C. group of five awarded to Sister K.
     21 November 1918. She returned to Australia in April 1919.                                  Swinnerton, Territorial Force Nursing Service
     On 14 Aug 1931 Iles was promoted Paymaster Lieutenant from commissioned                     ROYAL RED CROSS, 2nd Class (A.R.R.C.), G.V.R., silver and enamel, with
     Cook and on 31 Oct 1933 was placed on the retired list.
                                                                                                 bow ribbon; 1914-15 Star (S/Nurse, T.F.N.S.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
                                                                                                 M EDALS (Sister); TERRITORIAL FORCE NURSING SERVICE CAPE BADGE,
                                                                                                 unnamed NEF
23 A Great War Military O.B.E. group of four awarded to                                          Together with a Royal British Legion Womens’ Section Badge, gilt and
   Fleet-Surgeon R. J. MacKeown, Royal Navy.                                                     enamel, pin-backed.                                              £725
   THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, O.B.E. (MILITARY) 1ST TYPE; 1914-15
                                                                                                   A.R.R.C. London Gazette 31 July 1919.
   S TAR (Ft. Surg., M.B. R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS, with
   M.I.D. oak leaf (Surg. Commr., R.N.) GVF                        £490                       26 A most impressive Great War D.S.O., Military O.B.E. group of five
     O.B.E. London Gazette 17 Jul 1919. Surgeon Commander Robert John                            awarded to Reverend F. C. Devas, Army Chaplains Department,
     MacKeown, M.B., R.N. For valuable services in H.M.S. Emperor of India, 1st                  Chaplain to the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and latterly to The
     Battle Squadron.                                                                            London Irish.
                                                                                                 D ISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER , G.V.R.; THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH
     His obituary was published in the British Medical Journal on 23 June 1962:                  E MPIRE , O.B.E. (MILITARY) 1ST TYPE ; 1914-15 STAR (Rev., A.C.D.);
     R. J. MacKEOWN, O.B.E., M.B., B.Ch., D.P.H.                                                 BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS, with M.I.D. oak leaf (Rev.), mounted
     Surgeon Rear-Admiral R. J. MacKeown, who died at his home in Southsea on                    as worn GVF                                                    £3250
     April 18 at the age of 90, had a distinguished career in the Royal Navy,
     achieving many useful improvements in Naval hygiene.                                          Military O.B.E. London Gazette 1 Jan 1919. Rev. Francis Charles Devas.
     Robert John MacKeown was born on September 8,1871, and graduated                              D.S.O. London Gazette 1 Jan 1917. For gallant and distinguished services in
     M.B.,B.Ch. at Belfast in 1893, joining the Royal Navy in 1895 he served as a                  France.
     ship surgeon. In 1896 he took the D.P.H. at Aberdeen, the first serving Naval                 M.I.D. London Gazette 4 Jan 1917. Chaplain to the Forces, 4th Class, Rev.
     surgeon to do so. His service at sea extended from Montreal in Canada                         Francis C. Devas.
     to the Eastern Seas, including Japan, and from south of the Equator up
     to the ice barrier wall in the Arctic region. During the first world war he served            The Reverend Francis Charles Devas was born on 3 Apr 1877, second and
     in H.M.S. Benbow and Emperor of India, and in 1919 he was appointed                           eldest son in a family of nine, of Charles Stanton Devas. He was educated at
     O.B.E. After a period of service at the Royal Naval Hospital, Chatham, he                     Beaumont College, Old Windsor, and abroad. He entered the Society of Jesus
     retired with the rank of Surgeon Rear-Admiral in 1926. Before this he had                     in 1895 and was made Priest in 1909. Devas was commissioned Chaplain to
     been Naval Health Officer on the staff of the Commander-in-Chief at                           the Forces on 14 Nov 1914 and having joined the 29th Division in training at
     Portsmouth.                                                                                   Shorncliffe, embarking for Gallipoli in March 1915. Appointed Chaplain to the
     After his retirement Surgeon Rear-Admiral MacKeown returned to sea as a ship                  1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, he landed in Gallipoli on 15 Jul 1915.
     surgeon for a time, and, living in Northern Ireland, he was chairman of the                   With that regiment he remained until 5 Feb 1918 when the regiment joined
     Portadown and W. Down Division of the B.M.A. Later he lived in Southsea and                   the Ulster Division.
     was chairman of the recruiting boards at Portsmouth during the second world                   Of his service, one senior officer is said to have remarked that he didn’t know
     war. He also helped local doctors by acting as a locum tenant and worked at                   whether to put him under arrest for insubordination (so constantly was he in
     the V.D. clinics in the Royal Portsmouth Hospital. He retained an active                      dangerous places where he had no right to be) or to recommend him for the
     interest in medical affairs right into old age.                                               V.C.!
                                                                                                   On retirement from the Army until 1938, at Farm Street, he was the Chaplain
                                                                                                   of the London Irish. Reverend Devas died in 1951.


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27 An important D.S.O., O.B.E. group of five awarded to Colonel E.E.                          31 Family Group:
   'Bullfrog' Wilford, commanding 13th (Barnsley Pals) Battalion,                                An extremely fine 13th November 1916, “Beaumont Hamel”, M.C.
   York and Lancaster Regiment.                                                                  group of four awarded to Lieutenant G. M. MacBey, 6th Battalion,
   D ISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER , G.V.R.; THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH                               Seaforth Highlanders, who was later killed in action at Bapaume
   EMPIRE, O.B.E. (MILITARY) 1ST TYPE; 1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (Major, 30th                        on 22nd March 1918.
   Lancers);BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS, with M.I.D. emblem (Major)                           MILITARY CROSS, G.V.R. in presentation case; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
   GVF                                                            £4900                          MEDALS (Lieut.) in boxes of issue; BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (George
     D.S.O., London Gazette, 1 January, 1917.                                                    Monro MacBey) EF
     O.B.E., London Gazette, 3 June, 1919.                                                       Together with an original photograph of the recipient standing in a trench
                                                                                                 at High Wood, taken in July 1916; two original telegrams informing his
     Edmund Ernest Wilford was the son of Colonel Edmund Percival Wilford, late                  mother of his death; newspaper cuttings with photographs, one
     Gloucestershire Regiment . He was educated at Clifton College. He joined the                announcing his M.C. and another his death; and his brothers’ medals:
     East Yorkshire Regiment as 2 Lieutenant in 1896 and transferred to the
     Indian Army two years later. He served as Major and Squadron Commander,                       Three: Second Lieutenant S. G. MacBey, Indian Army Reserve of
     30th Lancers (Gordon's Horse) with the Indian Corps in France 1914. On 11                     Officers.
     November 1915, Wilford was given command of the new raised Barnsley Pals
     battalion of the York and Lancaster regiment. The Pals had finished their                     BRITISH WAR MEDAL (2 Lt.); VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, G.V.R.
     training in England and Wilford was to lead them to action in France where                    (Trpr. Surma V. L. H. (A.F.I.)), mounted as worn; DEFENCE MEDAL EF
     they were to suffer enormous casualties, especially on the first day of the                   The last in O.H.M.S. card box of issue addressed to the recipient in
     battle of the Somme. He was to become respected by the men for his                            Lossiemouth.
     no-nonsense approach and his willingness to see for himself how things were
     going at the sharp end of operations. He was known amongst the men as                         B RITISH WAR MEDAL: 2nd Lieutenant W. D. MacBey, Indian Army.
     'Bullfrog' and from Brigade Headquarters earned the nickname of 'The                          (2-Lt.) EF                                              £3250
     Swashbuckler.' After the disaster on the Somme Lt. Colonel Wilford sent the
     following letter back to Lt.Colonel Joseph Hewitt:                                            M.C. London Gazette 9 Jan 1917. Citation as published below and
                                                                                                   additionally annotated ‘Beaumont Hamel, 13-11-16’.
     ‘France 11th July, 1916.’                                                                     The Roll of Honour newspaper cutting states:
     ‘ My Dear Hewitt, The 13th Y & L have covered themselves with glory, and you                  “Killed - Lieut. G. Monro MacBey, M.C., Elgin. Deep regret was felt in Elgin
     who raised the Battalion should indeed be pleased. They have added a page                     when it became known that Lieut. George Monro MacBey, M.C., Seaforth
     to history. The way the Regiment advanced through an intense artillery                        Highlanders, son of Mr and Mrs Monro MacBey, Lossiemouth, and grandson of
     barrage and machine gun fire to the attack equals any deed done in the War.                   the late Mr David Forsyth, town clerk, Elgin, had been reported killed in action.
     No faltering or wavering, each man pressing on to his objective as steadily as if             Lieut. MacBey was 21 years of age, and was among the first of those who
     on parade. Our casualties were very heavy, but we have the consolation they                   responded to their country’s call, having enlisted as a private in the local
     feel in the hour of victory. I would like you to let the people of Barnsley know              Seaforths immediately after the outbreak of war. He proved himself a capable
     that every lad who fought that day was a hero. The Battalion has been                         soldier and received his commission in the Seaforths towards the end of 1915.
     congratulated by many - the Corps Commander, the Divisional General, and                      In the following year he went to France and took part in some of the heaviest
     by our Brigadier on its gallantry, and I am the proudest man in France.'                      fighting. In November he was severely wounded in the chest, but pluckily
                                                                                                   carried on, and for his bravery was awarded the Military Cross. The official
     Wilford was mentioned in despatches and awarded the D.S.O. in January                         statement of the deed for which he received the distinction was as follows: -
     1917, and was wounded by an exploding shell in May of the same year. He                       “Although severely wounded he remained on duty, collecting men and
     saw our the last days of the war with the Royal Defence Corps in his old rank                 directing operations. He set a splendid example throughout, and himself
     of Major, for which service he was awarded the O.B.E. in 1919.                                captured 50 prisoners.”
                                                                                                   Lieut. MacBey was educated at Elgin Academy, and before enlisting, was a
                                                                                                   law clerk with Messrs Stewart & McIsaac, W.S., Elgin. Much sympathy is felt for
28 A Scarce 1917 “Dardanelles” D.S.C. group of four awarded to                                     his parents in the loss of such a gallant son, and also with the other relatives.”
   Flight Commander A. M. Waistell, Royal Naval Air Service.
   D ISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS , G.V.R.; 1914-15 STAR (Flt. S. Lt.                                The official medical report for the M.C. action states that Second Lieutenant G.
   R.N.A.S.), BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS, with M.I.D. oak leaf (F.Lt .                         MacBey was struck by a rifle bullet during the action at Beaumont Hamel on
                                                                                                   13th Nov 1916. He was in fact 20 when he was killed and is commemorated
   R.N.A.S.) GVF                                                    £6500
                                                                                                   on the Arras Memorial.
     D.S.C. London Gazette 28 Feb 1918. The official recommendation states:
     “ For determination and pluck shown by him in carrying out a bombing raid on                  Stephen Gordon MacBey was commissioned into the I.A.R.O. on 28 Aug 1918
     CHANAK on the night of the 17th Oct 1917. In spite of the fact that there was                 and was discharged in 1921.
     no moon and that the weather conditions were so adverse that the other
     pilots were unable to reach the objective, he succeeded in reaching CHANAK                    William David MacBey was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant into the 1st Madras
     and in dropping his bombs. On the return journey he hit the side of a                         Guards on 1 Apr 1917 and discharged in 1920.
     mountain, being unable to see it on account of the darkness, his machine
     catching fire on crashing. Although severely injured about the face and Knee
     he was able to climb out of the machine and eventually reach the aerodrome,
     having ridden 10 miles over extremely rough country with a badly lacerated               31 A scarce Waziristan 1921 operations M.C. group of three
     Knee.”                                                                                      awarded to Lieutenant L. W. B. Jennings, Indian Army, who was
                                                                                                 attached to the 48th Pioneers at the time of the award.
     Chanak was an area of forts and other strong defences on the Asiatic side of                MILITARY CROSS, G.V.R.; BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-20 (Lieut. L. W. B.
     the Dardanelles Narrows guarding the entrance to the sea of Marmora and                     Jennings); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 2 clasps, Afghanistan
     thus a very important military target.                                                      N.W.F. 1919, Waziristan 1919-21 (2/Lt. L. W. B. Jennings, 1/61/Pnrs.)
     Waistell later served on the Staff of the Naval Air Division at the Admiralty in            GVF                                                            £2300
     Sept 1918 and retired on 10/7/1920
                                                                                                   Just 29 M.Cs were gazetted in 1921 for the Waziristan operations - British
                                                                                                   Gallantry Awards, by Abbott & Tamplin, refers.
29 A Great War M.C. group of six awarded to Captain Rowland
   William Godley, Indian Army, late Royal Engineers                                               M.C. London Gazette 21 April 1921: ‘For conspicuous gallantry on 4 January
   M ILITARY CROSS , G.V.R.; British War and Victory Medals (Lieut.);                              1921, near Jandola, when he held on to an advanced sangar which had
   Defence and War Medals, unnamed; Efficiency Decoration, G.V.R.,                                 been vacated by the covering troops, thus enabling the wounded to get
   India, reverse inscribed, ‘Lt. (Hony. Capt.) R. W. Godley, 2 Bn. B.B. & C.I.                    away, and though heavily fired upon from three directions he continued to
   Ry. R. A.F.I.’, mounted as worn GVF                                  £1650                      hold his position until severely wounded in the face. He then brought in the
                                                                                                   remainder of his party.’
     M.C. London Gazette 26 July 1918. ‘T/Lt., R.E.’ ‘For conspicuous gallantry and
     devotion to duty in maintaining the railway service for three days by his untiring            Lewis Wensley Bond Jennings was commissioned on the Unattached List in
     efforts and example, throughout a period of great strain.’                                    August 1918 and gained an appointment in the 64th Pioneers in the following
                                                                                                   month. He was, however, attached to the 48th Pioneers at the time of his
     Rowland William Godley received his commission in the Royal Engineers on 22                   M.C. winning exploits near Jandola in early January 1921. Very probably as a
     October 1914. He served in France and Turkey, 21 Jan 1916 until 11 Nov                        result of his severe wounds, Jennings was placed on the Retired List with
     1918. During the war he was twice wounded, promoted Temporary                                 effect of December 1923 (London Gazette 25 July 1924 refers).
     Lieutenant and awarded the Military Cross. After the war he became a
     Lieutenant in the Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway Regiment.

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33 A fine Company Quartermaster-Sergeant’s Military Cross group                            36 A Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Captain Frank
   of four awarded to Second Lieutenant F. S. Bonathan, 17th                                  Balmforth, 1/7th (Colne Valley) Territorial Battalion, West Riding
   Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, who was killed in action at Arras                           Regiment.
   on 28th April 1917.                                                                        M ILITARY CROSS , G.V.R.; 1914-15 STAR (2. Lieut.); BRITISH WAR AND
   M ILITARY CROSS , G.V.R.; 1914 STAR , WITH CLASP (L-12106 L.Cpl., 1/                       VICTORY MEDALS (Capt.) NEF                                    £1450
   Middx. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2.Lieut.); BRONZE                                M.C. London Gazette 14 Nov 1916. 'For conspicuous gallantry in action.
   MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Frank Stanley Bonathan) EF                                                  Although wounded he remained at duty with his company. He was again
   These set together with an original photograph of the recipient in a large                   wounded but still remained at his post, carrying out his work with great
   contemporary glazed frame. Also sold with an illuminated Memorial                            courage and determination.'
   Scroll, named “2nd Lt. Frank Stanley Bonathan, M.C., Middlesex
   Regiment”, this in the O.H.M.S. tube of transmission addressed to Mrs E.
   Bonathan at Queen’s Avenue, Aldershot.                             £3700                37 A Second World War Italy operations M.C. group of five
     M.C. London Gazette 25 Nov 1916. L/12106 Coy. Sgt.-Maj. Frank Stanley                    attributed to Lieutenant D. J. Watts, 27th Lancers, Royal
     Bonathan, Midd’x R. The official recommendation states: “For conspicuous                 Armoured Corps, an immediate award for the crossing of the
     gallantry in action. He rendered most valuable assistance in organising a minor          Canale Bianco in late April 1945.
     operation and controlling the trench when under intense fire.”                           M ILITARY CROSS, G.VI.R., reverse officially dated ‘1945’, with its Royal
     Additionally annotated, “Grid Trench near Flers, 1 Oct 1916.”                            Mint case of issue; 1939-45 STAR ; ITALY STAR ; DEFENCE AND WA R
     Frank Stanley Bonathan attested for service with the Middlesex Regiment as a             MEDALS 1939-45, these last in the named O.H.M.S. box of transmission
     Boy on 25 Nov 1907. He embarked for service in France with the 1st Battalion             EF                                                                 £1550
     on 11 Aug 1914, was wounded in action on 26 Aug 1915, and awarded the                      M.C. London Gazette 23 August 1945. The original recommendation - for an
     M.C. for bravery near Flers on 1 Oct 1916. Appointed to Commission into the                immediate award - states:
     17th (Service) Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, he was reported wounded and
     missing at Arras on 28 Apr 1917. His body was never found and he is                        ‘During the early morning Lieutenant Watts’ armour car troop was advancing in
     commemorated on the Arras Memorial.                                                        front of 56 Division’s left axis when he came to a small bridge backed by
                                                                                                houses; he could see that this feature was held by a considerable number of
33 A Great War M.C. awarded to 2nd Lieutenant A. C. Swift, Royal                                enemy. It was essential that the bridge should be seized intact. Lieutenant
   Garrison Artillery, late 21st (Yeoman Rifles) Battalion, King’s Royal                        Watts was ordered to seize and hold it, and another armoured car troop and
   Rifle Corps, in which latter unit he was wounded on the Somme                                a dismounted troop were moved up to support him. He immediately took these
   in 1916.                                                                                     troops under his command, made a very rapid plan and rushed the bridge with
   MILITARY CROSS, G.V.R., unnamed as issued; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                           his own troop in the face of very heavy fire. His leading car struck a demolition
   MEDALS, M.I.D. oak leaf (2 Lieut. A. C. Swift) GVF              £1150                        hole on the bridge and stuck. Mortars started to fire from the flanks and an
                                                                                                88mm. gun from the front, but in spite of this he carried on with his plan, and
     M.C. London Gazette 3 June 1919.                                                           within 45 minutes of his first arrival at the bridge he succeeded in seizing and
     Mention in despatches London Gazette 23 December 1918.                                     consolidating his objective. Owing to the speed and skill with which he
                                                                                                manoeuvred his forces the operation was entirely successful and the advance
     Arthur Clifford Swift, a native of Bramhope, near Leeds, who was born in                   of the Division was not delayed; he took 56 P.O.Ws, inflicted many casualties
     September 1890, enlisted in the King’s Royal Rifle Corps in November 1915,                 and destroyed or captured a large amount of arms and equipment - including
     and first went out to France with the 21st (Yeoman Rifles) Battalion in April              a complete Company H.Q., a half-track ammunition carrier, 15 carts loaded
     1916, where he quickly saw action at Ploegsteert Wood. Afterwards ordered                  with heavy mortar ammunition and a large quantity of horsed transport.’
     to the Somme, his Battalion was severely mauled in an attack on Flers on 15
     September, casualties including the C.O., the Earl of Faversham, his body                  The above card forwarding box is addressed to ‘Mr. D. J. Watts, “Dawn”, Bury
     being discovered by one of his young officers - Anthony Eden. For his own                  Road, Bournemouth W.’; sold with copied research, including extracts from his
     part, Swift was wounded by a gunshot in the back at Transloy on 5 October                  unit’s war diary.
     and evacuated to the U.K. via Rouen.

     Swift was subsequently commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal
     Garrison Artillery in May 1917, and joined 254th Siege Battery out in France in       38 A Great War ‘Western Front’ M.C. group of four awarded to
     August 1917, and it was for his gallant deeds in this capacity that he was               Captain D. P. Grant, 1/4th Battalion (Hallamshire) York and
     awarded the M.C. and his mention in despatches in the following year.                    Lancaster Regiment, who was the author of the Great War 1/4th
34 An October 1916 “Beaumont Hamel” M.C. group of four awarded                                Battalion history.
   to Second Lieutenant W. Roche, Royal Field Artillery, attached                             MILITARY CROSS, G.V.R., unnamed; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
   Trench Mortar Battery                                                                      (Capt.); DEFENCE MEDAL, mounted as worn GVF               £2250
   MILITARY CROSS, G.V.R. 1914-15 STAR (2.Lieut., R.F.A.); BRITISH WAR                          M.C. London Gazette 16 Sept 1918. The official recommendation states: ‘For
   AND VICTORY MEDALS (2. Lieut.) GVF                             £1250                         gallantry and devotion to duty during an enemy attack. He showed great
                                                                                                coolness and ability in re-organising troops and forming them up in new
     M.C. London Gazette 26 Jan 1917. The recommendation states:
                                                                                                positions, which he held successfully under very difficult circumstances. He
     “For conspicuous gallantry in action. Although himself suffering from severe
                                                                                                showed fine powers of command’.
     shell shock he dug out a gun which had been buried and got it into action. He
     set a splendid example of courage and determination throughout. He has
                                                                                                As a 2nd Lieutenant, Grant was appointed Adjutant of the 1/4th (Hallamshire)
     previously done fine work. “Additionally annotated” Beaumont Hamel
                                                                                                Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment in August 1916. He entered the
     22.10.16”.
                                                                                                France/Flanders theatre of war on 12 December 1916. With the unit at
                                                                                                Nieuport, 2nd Lieutenant Grant was gassed on 27 July 1917 and was obliged
     William Roche embarked for service in France on 1 Aug 1915.
                                                                                                to relinquish his position as Adjutant whilst he recovered. As a Lieutenant he
35 A Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Lieutenant J. A.                                   returned to the battalion and resumed his duties as Adjutant on 7 December
   Rawlings, Royal Field Artillery.                                                             1917, the battalion then stationed in the Ypres sector. As a Captain, he was
   M ILITARY CROSS , G.V.R.; 1914-15 STAR (T-1597 C.S.Mjr., A.S.C.);                            involved in the heavy fighting resulting from the German Spring Offensive of
                                                                                                1918. It was for the fighting around ‘Bloody Farm’ near Vierstraat, that he was
   BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Lieut.) NEF                £1250
                                                                                                later awarded the Military Cross. Following on from the action, he was
     M.C. London Gazette 10 Dec 1919. Lieutenant John Arthur Rawlings, R.F.A.                   hospitalised on 23 May 1918 and was subsequently evacuated to England.
     Spec. Res. Attd. A/14th Bde. The official recommendation states:                           His m.i.c. records his home address as ‘Hainault House, Chigwell School,
     “On 2nd September 1918, near Clery-sur-Somme, he was acting as battery                     Essex’.
     leader. It was necessary to bring the battery past a cross roads which was
     being shelled. Standing on the cross roads himself, he took advantage of the               Captain D. P. Grant was the author of The 1/4th (Hallamshire) Battn., York
     intervals between the shelling to pass the vehicles, one at a time. By his cool            and Lancaster Regiment 1914-1919, printed for private circulation by Arden
     courage and resource he undoubtedly saved his battery many casualties. The                 Press, Stamford Street, London, S.E.1. An original edition of this work is sold
     road by which the battery advanced was strewn with men and horses of other                 with the grouping, 165pp., complete with four colour maps in pocket, original
     batteries going into action in the same area.”                                             cloth, some spotting. The work is an excellent resource, providing names,
                                                                                                dates, places and details involving the battalion. Also with a large photograph
     John Arthur Rawlings saw service in France from 16 Apr 1915 and was                        of the officers of the 1/4th (Hallamshire) Battalion York and Lancaster
     commissioned into the Royal Field Artillery on 19 Mar 1917.                                Regiment, dated ‘British Army of the Rhine, July 1919’.



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39 A fine Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Captain W. J. R.                         42 A Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Captain A. Izat, 103rd
   Martin, 50th Kumaon Rifles, Indian Army, late Royal Fusiliers, who                         Field Company, Royal Engineers, who was killed in action on
   led a raid into enemey trenches where at least eleven of the                               2nd January 1917.
   enemy were killed, his own casualties nil.                                                 MILITARY CROSS, G.V.R.; 1914-15 STAR (Capt., R.E.); BRITISH WAR AND
   MILITARY CROSS, G.V.R., in presentation case; 1914-15 STAR (2.Lieut., R.                   VICTORY MEDALS (Capt.) EF
   Fus.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Capt) EF                                            Sold with a reproduced portrait photograph of the recipient as published
   The campaign awards in the named card boxes of issue.            £2200                     in The Sphere.                                                    £1675
     M.C. London Gazette 14 November 1916. The official recommendation states:                  M.C. London Gazette 3 Jun 1916.
     “For conspicuous gallantry during a raid. He was the first man into the enemy’s
     trenches, where at least 11 of the enemy were killed and 10 unwounded                      His death was announced in The Times, 6 January 1917, in the ‘Fallen
     prisoners captured, while his own casualties were nil. He has repeatedly                   Officers’ list:
     carried out fine patrol work.”                                                             ‘Captain Alan Izat, R.E., M.C., killed on January 2, entered the Army from
                                                                                                Woolwich in August 1906. Later he joined the Indian Army and was lent to the
     William James Royle Martin was commissioned on 14 November 1914. On 29                     Government Railway Service, but was recalled to the colours on the outbreak
     August 1918 he transferred to the Indian Army, serving with the 2nd Battalion,             of war. He came to France with the Indian troops and was wounded and
     50th Kumaon Rifles, and on 14 July 1939 he became a 2nd Lieutenant in the                  awarded the Military Cross. On recovery he returned to the front, he leaves a
     National Defence Companies. Martin was elected as a member of the Royal                    widow.’
     Aero Club in 1928.
                                                                                                Alan Izat was the son of Alexander and Margaret D. Izat of Balliliesk, Dollar,
40 An outstanding 16th June 1915 ‘Hooge’ M.C. group four awarded                                Clackmannanshire and husband to Jessie Izat of Castle Hill, Maryport,
   to Captain J. H. V. Barker-Mill, 1st Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment,                          Cumberland. He was 32 and is interred in the Dernancourt Communal
   late Honourable Artillery Company, who led an assault which                                  Cemetery, France.
   succeeded in taking some 300 yards of the enemy’s trench,
   captured many prisoners and two machine guns.
                                                                                           43 A fine Italy 1944 M.C. group of seven awarded to Major P. R.
   MILITARY CROSS, G.V.R. in presentation case; 1914 STAR, WITH CLASP
                                                                                              Cavalier, Royal Sussex Regiment.
   (1627 Pte., H.A.C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS , with M.I.D.
                                                                                              M ILITARY CROSS , G.VI.R., OFFICIAL REPLACEMENT , THE R E V E R S E
   emblem (Capt.) EF                                             £2250
                                                                                              OFFICIALLY MARKED DUPLICATE; 1939-45 STAR; AFRICA STAR, CLASP, 8TH
     M.C. London Gazette 24 Jul 1915. Second Lieutenant John Hugh Vaudrey                     ARMY; ITALY STAR; DEFENCE MEDAL; WAR MEDAL WITH M.I.D. EMBLEM;
     Barker-Mill, 1st Battalion The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). The             EFFICIENCY MEDAL, TERRITORIAL G.VI.R. 1ST ISSUE (Capt. P. R. Cavalier,
     official recommendation states:                                                          M.C., R. Sussex (Duplicate)), mounted for wearing NEF            £835
     “For conspicuous gallantry on 16th June, 1915, at Hooge, when, after leading
     an assault with great dash, he succeeded in taking some 300 yards of the                   M.C. London Gazette 8 March 1945. Temporary Major Peter Reginald
     enemy's trench, capturing many prisoners and two machine guns. Although                    Cavalier, The Royal Sussex Regiment (Market Weston, Norfolk). The official
     wounded he remained with his company consolidating the position gained.”                   recommendation states:
                                                                                                “Major Cavalier has displayed great qualities of leadership, determination and
     John Hugh Vaudrey Barker-Mill served in France as a Private in the 1st                     devotion to duty during the heavy fighting in which his Battalion has been
     Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company, from 18 Sept 1914. He was                         recently involved.
     commissioned into the Wiltshire Regiment on 1 Jun 1915 and later served in
     the Machine Gun Corps Infantry.                                                            On the morning of 30th August 1944, ‘B’ Company commanded by Major
                                                                                                Cavalier, was called upon to reinforce ‘C’ Company in the area of the road
41 A rare 18th September 1918 “St. Quentin” Tank Commander’s                                    junction at Pieve di Cagna when very heavy opposition has been
   M.C. group of three awarded to Captain F. A. Hamlet, Royal Dublin                            encountered. Major Cavalier moved his company with such speed and decision
   Fusiliers and Tank Corps, whose tank was put out of action after                             through heavy concentrations of shell and mortar fire that the enemy was
   the driver was killed and then the remaining crew including                                  completely surprised by this unexpected show of strength and suffered severe
   Hamlet taken P.o.W.                                                                          loss in the subsequent counter attacks which were repulsed.
   M ILITARY CROSS , G.V.R.; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Capt.),
                                                                                                Throughout the advance and during the subsequent heavy fighting on the
   mounted as worn NEF
                                                                                                ridge Major Cavalier could be seen directing and encouraging his regardless of
   Sold with the recipients Royal Dublin Fusiliers bonze cap badge, silver                      the heavy shell, mortar and later small arms fire to which he was subjected.
   I.D. bracelet, and a two original photographs of the recipient in service                    During the early stages of the action he was wounded, by a mortar bomb, on
   during the Great War and a further two in later life.              £3250                     the head, but ignoring the pain he continued in command of his Company, as
     M.C. London Gazette 5 Jun 1919. Lt. (A./Capt.) Francis Aylmer Hamlet, R.                   he realised the tenseness of the situation and the vital importance of holding,
     Dub. Fus., Spec. Res. & Tank Corps.                                                        at all costs, the ground which he had occupied.

     Captain Francis A. Hamlet was born on 4 Nov 1893 at Bremore Lodge,                         It was largely due to Major Cavalier’s fine personal example that the vital
     Balbriggan, north of Dublin, and educated at Wesley College, Dublin. A                     ground was, in fact, held. His actions throughout this battle were a source of
     locomotive engineer by trade, he was serving in the ranks of the 5th Canadian              inspiration to the men under his Command and materially contributed to the
     Mounted Rifles at the outbreak of hostilities. Commissioned into the 3rd                   success of the operation.”
     Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers on 31 Aug 1915 he embarked for France
     attached to the Heavy Branch, Machine Gun Corps on 19 Dec 1916. Hamlet                44 A very fine 1918 M.C. group of four awarded to Lieutenant J. C.
     was posted to “B” Battalion and underwent a special driving course. He was
     posted wounded and missing in action on 18 Sept 1918. Repatriated on 4                   Weir, Norfolk Regiment, who during an attack successfully
     Dec 1918, Hamlet gave a statement regarding the circumstances of his                     “trickled his men forward under heavy machine gun fire” to
     capture:                                                                                 regain and hold the high ground.
     “I went into action inside a tank near St Quentin on the morning of Sept 18th,           M ILITARY CROSS, G.V.R., the reverse engraved “Lt. T. J. C. Weir, The
     1918. The weather was very misty at the time of the attack and observations              Norfolk Regt., 4. 9. 18”; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Lieut.); INDIA
     extremely difficult.                                                                     G ENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1919-21 (Lieut., 2 Bn.
     As we passed through our front line of infantry we came under very heavy                 Norf. R.) NEF                                                     £1850
     M.G. fire, and fire from anti-tank rifles. The tank commander being severely             Sold with colour copies of the recipient’ s commissioning documents
     wounded by an A.P. bullet I took his place and pushed on in the direction of             and a number of regimental group photographs in which the recipient is
     the enemy’s machine guns owing to the mist. We crossed the trench and
     worked down it, but could not see any of the enemy in it. All the fire was then          identified.
     striking the tank on the side nearest the enemy and therefore I concluded that             M.C. London Gazette 2 December 1918. The official
     there were no enemy between us and our infantry.
     We had not gone 200 yards when the driver was killed by a bullet piercing the              recommendation states:
     tank and the tank rolled on into the trench on its side and there ditched. All              “For conspicuous gallantry during an attack. He rendered
     our efforts to unditch the tank from the inside being of no avail and being
     conscious to push on I jumped out with my crew to try to unditch it when a                 great assistance to his commanding officer in reorganising his
     bomb fell amongst us wounding my six men. We were immediately rushed and                   company after their flank had been turned. By trickling his men
     captured before we had time to get back into the tank. I was taken by                      forward under heavy machine gun fire he regained the high
     complete surprise.”                                                                        ground and successfully held it through the night”.
     This statement, made following hostilities undoubtedly resulted in the award of
     the Military Cross. Hamlet was demobilised on 19 Jun 1919.

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45 A fine Bomber Command Navigator’s D.F.C. group of six                                     49 A fine Coastal Command Blenheim pilot’s D.F.C., D.F.M. group of
   awarded to Flight Lieutenant A. R. Chandler, 635, late 640                                   seven awarded to R. E. Gillman, 107 Coastal Command
   Squadrons, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve - a veteran of                                  Squadron, Royal Air Force.
   some 55 operational sorties.                                                                 D ISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS , G.VI.R., THE REVERSE DATED 1944;
   D ISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS , G.VI.R., THE REVERSE DATED 1945;                               DISTINGUISHED FLYING MEDAL, G.VI.R. (1260024 Sgt., R.A.F.); 1939-45
   1939-45 STAR; FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR; DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS;                               S TAR ; ATLANTIC STAR , CLASP , FRANCE AND GERMANY ; AFRICA STAR ;
   G ENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (Flt. Lt., R.A.F.)                        DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS, mounted as worn GVF
   GVF                                                                                          Sold with the recipient’s original Pilot’s Log Books (x2) covering the
   Sold with two of the recipient’s Aircrew Flying Log Books, covering the                      period 9 Dec 1940 until 1 Apr 1946; Buckingham Palace forwarding slip
   period 1 Apr 1952 until 30 May 1963, together with a presentation tankard                    for the D.F.C.; D.F.C. case; original cloth R.A.F. pilot’s wings; Airman’s
   from 42 Squadron, engraved “Flt. Lt R. Chandler, January 1961 - August                       Gazette, Vol. 2, No. 9, January 1940; and a copy of The Shiphunters
   1963.”                                                              £2900                    written by the recipient and published by John Murray publishers,
     D.F.C. London Gazette 25 May 1945. Alfred Roy Chandler (190350),                           London, 1976 - this copy ink signed by the author and dedicated to Gp.
     R.A.F.V.F., 635 Sqn. The official recommendation states:                                   Capt The Earl of Ilchester.                                        £12500
      “This officer has completed 55 sorties as navigator in a heavy bomber                       D.F.M. London Gazette 2 Dec 1941. 1260024 Sergeant (Pilot) Ronald
     squadron.                                                                                    Edward Gillman, 107 Squadron. The recommendation for the immediate award
     Throughout these attacks, many against heavily defended German targets,                      of the D.F.M. states:
     the accuracy and unfailing efforts that he has put into his work have                        “On 17th November 1941 in company with six other Blenheims on a shipping
     contributed in a large measure to the outstanding successes attained by the                  sweep over the Ionian Sea, the formation sighted two merchant vessels
     crew.”                                                                                       escorted by a destroyer. During the run-up at mast height to attack one of the
                                                                                                  merchant vessels, there was intense fire from the merchant vessels, also from a
     Flight Lieutenant Alfred Roy Chandler was born in Dulwich, London on 8 Aug                   destroyer. In spite of the opposition, Sergeant Gillman pressed home his attack
     1908 and having attended Grammar School was employed in the Post Office                      and although his aircraft was hit several times, he scored two direct hits. The
     Engineering Department prior to the Second War. He joined the Royal Air                      ship shortly afterwards was enveloped in thick black smoke which rose to a
     Force in 1943 and completed Air Crew training in Rhodesia before                             great height. Last seen, the ship was on fire with a pall of smoke to 2,000 feet
     commencing his operational flying in Halifax aircraft with 640 Squadron in April             as a result of this courageous action. One ship is claimed as seriously damaged
     1944, transferring into 35 Squadron, operating Lancaster aircraft, on                        and probably sunk.”
     completion of his first operational tour. Chandler flew on a number of the 1000
     bomber raids in addition to targets which varied from marshalling yards to                   D.F.C. London Gazette 10 Oct 1944. Flying Officer R. E. Gillman, Head
     V-Weapons sites.                                                                             Quarters Coastal Command. Citation to follow.
     Post war he was stationed in Germany, then served in Malaya, 1953-54; St.
     Morgan, Cornwall 1961-63 with 42 Squadron and retired in 1963. Chandler                      In his publication, The Shiphunters, Gillman writes about his experiences joining
     was subsequently employed with Shell Oil Company until his retirement in 1985                the air force and the training in the UK. When he eventually gets his
     and resided at Aldbournem Wiltshire until his death in 1995.                                 qualifications (in a very accelerated manner) they send him to Gibraltar and
     Sold with extensive research.                                                                then ultimately on to Malta. Malta is located in the middle of the Mediterranean
                                                                                                  and during the war was essentially surrounded by the German army in North
46 A fine and rare Great War D.C.M. group of four awarded
                                                                                                  Africa and Italy.
   Acting-Sergeant M. Watts, 1st/1st North Somerset Yeomanry, who                                 This memoir chronicles the various missions that the pilot and his tight-knit crew
   single handed captured an enemy machine-gun and team.                                          had to run in and around the tiny island. The fascinating thing about the
   D ISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, G.V.R. (165463 A. Sjt., 1/1 N. Som.                              Blenheim ship hunters was their MO. When the British got intelligence on a
   Yeo.); 1914-15 STAR (1240 L-Cpl., N. Som. Yeo.); BRITISH WAR AND                               convoy of Axis ships, a group of as many planes would head out in formation.
   VICTORY MEDALS (Pte.) light contact wear VF                 £4500                              The crews flew up high until they neared their target and then would come
                                                                                                  down to near sea level often so close that there would be a wake from the
     One of only six DCMs awarded to the North Somerset Yeomanry during the
                                                                                                  planes. They would come screaming into the convoy which was usually a
     Great War.
                                                                                                  group of military boats surrounding a tanker or supply ship. Flying underneath
                                                                                                  and between the escort boats, the bombers would fly straight at the target
     D.C.M. London Gazette 21 Oct 1918. 165463 A/Sjt. M. Watts, N. Somerset
                                                                                                  boat and pull up at the last second releasing the 250 pound bombs they
     Yeo. (Queen Camel). The official recommendation states:
                                                                                                  carried. All this went on under the heavy fire of the escort boats. Needless to
     “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. This non-commissioned officer
                                                                                                  say, many planes never made it back to base.
     when in advance of a patrol fell in with an enemy machine-gun detachment.
     Without the slightest hesitation he rushed them alone, capturing both gun and
     team. He is at all times keen and courageous.”
                                                                                             50 An extremely fine 1943 ‘Burma’ I.D.S.M. awarded to Naik B. Khan,
     Montis M. Watts of Sparkford, Somerset was the son of a stone mason and                    45th Indian Field Ambulance, Indian Army Medical Corps.
     landed in France on 30 May 1916.                                                           INDIAN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL, G.VI.R. (210958 Nk. Bostan Khan,
47 A Great War M.C. group of three awarded to Lieutenant H. J.                                  I.A.M.C.), complete with top bar, as issued EF                 £1500
   Potts, 23rd Battalion, London Regiment.                                                        I.D.S.M. London Gazette 16 Dec 1943. ‘In recognition of gallant and
   M ILITARY CROSS , G.V.R.; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Lieut.)                              distinguished services in Burma and on the Eastern Frontier of India’.
   GVF                                                        £1250                               1st Arakan, Burma, January to March 1943. The official recommendation
                                                                                                  states:
     M.C. London Gazette 3 Jun 1919.
                                                                                                  210598 Naik Bostan Khan, Punjabi Musselman, Behr Ratilal village, Gujar Khan
                                                                                                  tehsil, Rawalpindi district, Punjab. 45 Indian Field Ambulance, Indian Army
     Harold Joseph Potts of Fairford, Gloucs, joined the 28th Battalion, London
                                                                                                  Medical Corps, 123 Indian Infy Bde, 14 Indian Div, XV Indian Corps.
     Regiment on 15 Nov 1915 and was commissioned into the 23rd Battalion,
                                                                                                  “Displayed great devotion to duty in eagerly going forward to empty the
     London Regiment on 11 Jun 1916. He served in France from 22 Sept 1916
                                                                                                  R.A.P.s during the fighting east of the Mayu River in January-March 1943,
     and was demobilised on 9 Nov 1919. Potts died at Ratcliffe Infirmary, Oxford
                                                                                                  thereby leading and setting a good example to the men of his company;
     on 9 Dec 1952, aged 59.
                                                                                                  particularly was this meritorious on the night of 13 March when he was
48 A 2nd Class Kaiser-I-Hind pair awarded to Corporal W. R. Pearce,                               attached to the R.A.P. of 3-6 Raj Rifles during their attack south of the
   Punjab Volunteer Rifles.                                                                       Kyauktan.
   KAISAR-I-HIND, G.V.R., 2ND CLASS, SILVER, 2ND TYPE; VOLUNTEER FORCE                            During the night of 3 Feb he was foremost in collecting from the field in
                                                                                                  Taunglemaw village, adjacent to Rathedaung, wounded men of the 1-15
   LONG SERVICE, G.V.R.                                           £495
                                                                                                  Punjab Regt.”
     Kaiser-I-Hind Medal, 2nd Class India Gazette 2 Jun 1916.
                                                                                                  There is no evidence that Bostan Kahn ever wore his I.D.S.M. which unusually
     William Robert Pearce was born on 18 Oct 1879 and joined the Indian Civil                    is extremely fine in condition with no contact wear. He may never have claimed
     Service (Income Tax Dept) on 7 Feb 1898. Like many working in India he                       the WW2 stars and medals to which he was entitled and would have included
     joined his local Volunteer Corps, and on 1 Jun 1914 was awarded the                          the 1939-45 Star, Burma Star, and War Medals.
     Volunteer L.S. & G.C. Medal. In April 1916 he was shown as an extra Assistant                Following post-war demobilisation and return to their villages, many ex-soldiers
     Commissioner and in 1921 was Commissioner of Income Tax. By 1932 he was                      never claimed their campaign awards and distribution was not automatic,
     the Commissioner of Income tax, North West Frontier Province, and retired in                 requiring specific application. The chaos that followed the troublesome partition
     1934.                                                                                        of India also made the process of application and distribution very difficult.



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51 A fine Great War D.C.M. awarded to sergeant D. McLeod, “B”                                  55 A fine Second War fall of France D.C.M., ‘Malaya’ M.I.D. group of
   Battery, 58th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, who distinguished                                eight awarded to Major T. G. Williams, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots
   himself in action at Hulloch in April 1918.                                                    Fusiliers, later 6/7th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).
   DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, G.V.R. (93603 Sjt., R.F.A.); 1914-15                              D ISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL , G.VI.R. (3129046 Sjt., R. S. Fus.);
   STAR (Bmbr., R.F.A.); (Sjt., R.A.), mounted as worn GVF     £1500                              1939-45 STAR; AFRICA STAR; ITALY STAR; FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR;
     D.C.M. London Gazette 1 Jan 1919. 93604 Sjt. D. McLeod, B/58th Bde.,                         DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS; GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya,
     R.F.A. (Glasgow), the recommendation, published on 2 Sept 1919, states:                      G.VI.R., with M.I.D. oak leaf (3129046 W.O. Cl. 2, D.C.M., Cameronians)
     “From 8th April to 10th April, 1918, the battery was very heavily shelled with               GVF                                                              £6500
     mustard gas shells near Hulloch. There were many casualties in the battery,                    D.C.M. London Gazette 27 August 1940. The recommendation states: ‘No.
     nearly 50 per cent of the men being sent to hospital. Although suffering from                  3129046 Sergeant T. Williams, is recommended for the D.C.M., in recognition
     the effects of gas he stayed on at the gun line, setting a fine example to all                 for his services during May 27th and 28th on the Ypres-Comines Canal. This
     ranks by his cheerfulness and energy. On many other occasions since coming                     Sergeant was under my personal observation on many occasions under heavy
     to France he has shown great courage and resource under the most trying                        enemy fire and was always noted to keep cool and use his brains. At about 9
     circumstances.”                                                                                a.m. on the morning of May 28th I took this N.C.O. in a carrier from Brigade
                                                                                                    H.Q. to try and establish contact with my Battalion H.Q., we were unable to
     Daniel McLeod was born in the parish of Barony, near the town of Glasgow,                      get nearer than the St Eloi X Roads on account of an enemy anti-tank
     Lanark, and attested for the Royal Artillery on 30 Aug 1914, a tram driver by                  weapon. At this point we found troops in the ditch unable to move as small
     trade. He served in Gallipoli before embarking for France & Flanders and was                   arms fire was coming from three sides. I ordered Sergeant Williams to drive the
     once wounded in action.                                                                        carrier to a covered position and dismount the Bren gun and engage the
52 A fine Great War Kaiser-I-Hind group of four awarded to                                          enemy on one front. He carried out my orders with perfect coolness and
                                                                                                    courage. On engaging the enemy with Bren gun fire the enemy fire from the
   Lieutenant A. T. Dawson, Rangoon Volunteer Rifles and Public
                                                                                                    rear ceased and the troops in the ditch managed to retire. It is for this action in
   Prosecutor, Maubin.                                                                              conjunction with continuous reports of coolness and courage that I
   KAISAR-I-HIND, G.V.R., 2ND CLASS, SILVER, 2ND TYPE; BRITISH WAR MEDAL                            recommend this N.C.O. for the D.C.M.’
   (Lieut.); DELHI DURBAR 1911 (V. T. Dawson, Vice Presdt Maubin
   Municipality); VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, G.V.R. (2nd Lieutt.,                                The Battalion War Diary for 28 May 1940 states the following: ‘09:00 hours:
   Rangoon Vol Rfls), mounted as worn, some edge bruising GVF                                       The Battalion L.O. and Sergeant Williams of the Carrier Platoon tried to contact
   Sold with an original photograph of the recipient as a young man in                              Battalion H.Q. in a carrier but were unable to get within two miles of it as the
   barrister’s wig and gown.                                        £925                            enemy had installed a form of anti-tank weapon in a house at St Eloi cross
                                                                                                    roads. The enemy infantry had passed right through the battalion area. About
     Kaiser-I-Hind 2nd Class London Gazette 1 Jan 1919.                                             160 men were found in the ditch near the St Eloi cross roads, unable to
                                                                                                    proceed, owing to the heavy enemy fire from three sides. The carrier was
     Alexander Thomas Dawson was born on 13 Jun 1872, the son of Thomas                             taken into action and a couple of magazines fired at the most visible of the
     Dawson, a merchant in Rangoon, Burma. He was educated at Hutchesons                            enemy. For some unknown reason enemy fire ceased and the 160 men in the
     Grammar School, Glasgow, and admitted to the Middle Temple on 17 Nov                           ditch were enabled to make a dash out of their ditch into the cover of some
     1894. Called to the bar on 30 Jun 1897, he was appointed Public Prosecutor                     woods from where they were able to withdraw.’
     in Maubin in 1898. In 1914 he was involved in the establishment of Dawson’s
     Bank and was a manager of the bank in Maubin.                                                  M.I.D. London Gazette 27 April 1951 (Malaya).

53 A Great War D.S.M. group of three awarded to Deck Hand W. W.                                     Together with original Regular Army Certificate of Service; three commission
                                                                                                    documents (Warrant Officer, 25 September 1944 and 1 April 1952; Second
   Cowell, Royal Naval Reserve, who remarkable gunnery skill
                                                                                                    Lieutenant, 17 February 1968); Cameronians regimental journal, including a
   brought direct hits on enemy seaplanes at long range.                                            lengthy obituary and picture of recipient; newspaper cutting announcing
   DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R. (DA4513, 2nd Hd R.N.R. H.M. Dr                               Williams’ sudden death; and a colour photograph of recipient in uniform.
   I.F.S. Straits of Dover 11th June 1917); BRITISH WAR MEDAL; VICTORY
   MEDAL (4513 D.A. 2 HD R.N.R.) GVF                             £2850                              A total of 15 D.C.M’s. were awarded to the Royal Scots Fusiliers during the
      D.S.M. London Gazette 20 Jul 1917. DA4513 Walter William Cowell, Royal                        Second World War, Sergeant Williams being amongst the first gazetted.
     Naval Reserve.
     At about 5am. H.M. Drifter ‘I.F.S’., with Lieut. H.B. Bell-Irving in command
     encountered a group of five enemy seaplanes flying low and attacking buoys                56 A Great War M.M. awarded to Private F. H. Greaves, 9th Battalion,
     on mine nets. The drifter opened fire at 1500 yards then increased her range                 Cheshire Regiment.
     to 2000 and the third shot hit the enemy machine amidships, causing it to
     explode and crash. Another enemy machine landed nearby and tried to                          MILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (50053 Pte., 9/ Ches. R.) GVF
     rescue the pilot. The drifter attacked this plane in turn. Unfortunately the                 Sold with an extensive archive of modern research including
     firing-pin of the drifters gun had broken; the gun layer changed it, fired three             photographs of the recipient’s residence and a newspaper cutting entitled
     more rounds at machines in the air, which flew away and then five more                       “Captured Germans in Dug-Out” which includes a photograph of the
     rounds at the machine in the water, which stopped. The yacht ‘Diane’ took the                recipient and gives details of his MM winning exploits.            £690
     two pilots’ prisoner but the damaged machine broke up under tow. Cowell was                    M.M. London Gazette 12 Dec 1917.
     the gun layer and it was a remarkable feat hitting two seaplanes, direct hits
     with a 6-pounder at that range. Lieut. Bell-Irving received the D.S.C. and                     The newspaper article states:
     Cowell the D.S.M.                                                                              “For bravery shown during the recent advance, Private Fred Greaves of the
54 A Great War D.C.M. group of five awarded to Sergeant P.                                          Cheshire regiment, who formerly resided at 7, Silverlea Avenue, Liscard, has
   McCorkindale, “D” Battery, 58th Brigade, Royal Artillery, who at                                 been awarded the Military Medal. Private Greaves, who is 28 years of age,
                                                                                                    joined the colours at the commencement of the war, and journeyed with his
   Ypres and Festubert displayed great bravery, and was killed in
                                                                                                    regiment to the Dardanelles, where after short service he was wounded,
   action on the 2nd March 1917.                                                                    necessitating his removal to England. On recovering, he was sent to France,
   DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, G.V.R. (33374 A.Cpl., 458/Bty: 118/Bde.                             and in the recent activities was successful in capturing single-handed a number
   R.F.A.); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, NORTH WEST FRONTIER 1908                                 of the enemy in a dug-out. Prior to the war he was engaged by the Ajax
   (33374 Gunr., 18th By. R.F.A.); 1914-15 STAR (Bmbr., R.F.A.); BRITISH                            Window Cleaning Co., Seacombe.”
   WAR MEDAL, erased naming; VICTORY MEDAL, with M.I.D. emblem (Sjt.,
   R.A.) GVF                                                                                        Private Henry Greaves served latterly with the Worcester Regiment and then
                                                                  £1250                             East Lancashire Regiment, from which unit he was Ignominiously Discharged,
                                                                                                    by District Court Martial, on 13 Nov 1920. Having re-enlisted in September
     D.C.M. London Gazette 14 Jan 1916. Acting Corporal P. McCorkindale, 458th                      1919, he was posted to Ireland, serving at Killarney and Tralee. His offences
     Battery, 118th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. The official recommendation states:             included absence, negligent discharge of S.A.A., losing by neglect, and
     “For conspicuous gallantry in charge of signallers. He invariably displayed great              conduct contrary to the prejudice of military discipline. In addition to various
     bravery and energy in the performance of his duties, and gave a fine example                   periods of detention, Greaves had his Gratuity, Campaign Medals, and prior
     to all with him.” Additionally annotated “25/4/15 Ypres, 26/5/15 Festubert.”                   service forfeited on discharge.
     M.I.D. London Gazette 27 Jan 1916.

     Peter McCorkindale of Falkirk, Stirling is interred in the Beaumont-Hamel British
     Cemetery, France.


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57 A 21/22 March 1918, ‘German Spring Offensive’ M.M. group of                                      “It was an exciting moment whilst these were exploding. There was very little
   four awarded to Private E. Bradbury, 9th Battalion,                                              time for any signals, and the manner in which the whole flotilla dropped their
   Northumberland Fusiliers.                                                                        bombs was admirable. No one could tell exactly where the enemy existed: all I
   MILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (5226 Pte., 9/ North’d Fus.); 1914-15 STAR (Pte.,                         knew was that she lay very near, and it was a barrage which did the trick.
   North’d Fus.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Pte.) VF            £675                          Every charge detonated perfectly, all explosions were very heavy, and one
                                                                                                    sent up water three times the height of any others.”
     M.M. London Gazette 6 Aug 1918.
                                                                                                    As the tide off the lizard has, at its maximum. A velocity of 3 knots, a fresh
                                                                                                    breeze blowing against this soon kicks up a nasty sea. For most of the year
     Private Ernest Bradbury was awarded the M.M. for his part in the superb
                                                                                                    there will be found off here a rough tumble of waves and unpleasant hobble:
     holding action carried out when his battalion were in action at St. Leger, near
                                                                                                    the worst conditions for hydrophone operations. This forenoon, however, the
     Arras. Faced with the full onslaught on the opening day of the German March
                                                                                                    tide was running at about 2 knots to the eastward, and everything remained
     1918 Offensive with overwhelming numbers of enemy troops, the battalion
                                                                                                    calm under the favourable weather. To leeward of the enemy there rose up a
     (part of the 103rd Brigade) fought with “stubborn and protracted resistance”,
                                                                                                    quantity of oil. The depth charges had beyond all questioning, burst the
     as was described by Major-General L. Nicholson, C.O. 34th Division, in his
                                                                                                    submarine, set off her mines and torpedoes. Not one German body came to
     Order of the Day, dated 9th April 1918. Over two days of severe fighting when
                                                                                                    the surface.
     ammunition ran out the battalion suffered 120 killed, wounded and missing
                                                                                                    “The Admiralty instruction,” adds Herbert facetiously, “were very carefully
     inclusive of 6 officers. Bradbury was one of 20 other ranks to be recommended
                                                                                                    designed to prevent more than one large depth charge being ready at any
     for the Military Medal for this action.
                                                                                                    given moment. Whilst each of us had four, the official orders were that one of
                                                                                                    these big types was to be ready on deck, but the remainder below unprimed.
                                                                                                    However I realized that such levels of precaution were not warranted and,
58 An anti-submarine action D.S.M. group of three awarded to 2nd                                    consequently, we all kept our big charges primed and ready “in case”
   Class Deck Hand J. H. Crumpton, Royal Naval Reserve, who, as a                                   During the general Melee which followed my signal ordering a turn to port. We
   crewman aboard the “Q-Ship” H.M.S. Sea King was present                                          somehow managed to have one collision, though a helmsman’s
                                                                                                    misunderstanding, but the damage was very slight.
   when she successfully attacked and sank the German Submarine
                                                                                                    “After the sea had regained its calm from the underwater disturbance, we
   UC.66                                                                                            stopped our engines and listened on our hydrophones. It was ideal for
   DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R. (S.D.3186, 2nd Hd R.N.R. “Sea                                hearing any movement, but nothing came through, not a sound reached us.
   King” English Channel, 12th June 1917.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                                 Had she survived, our expert listeners would certainly have detected her under
   MEDALS (2nd Hd R.N.R.) GVF                                  £3500                                way. The depth at this spot was 40 fathoms, so she could not have rested on
     D.S.M. London Gazette 31st July1919. For services in action with enemy                         the bottom voluntarily. Finally, after hanging about the locality during several
     submarines.                                                                                    hours, we returned to Falmouth, were I reported the affair to Admiral Luard.”
                                                                                                    Months passed, Armistice came and went, and at the end of May, 1919 almost
     Jesse Henry Crumpton was born in Rochester Kent and commenced service                          two years since the event, an official letter reached Herbert from the Lords of
     with the Royal Naval Reserve on 11th Nov 1915 but saw no sea service until                     the Admiralty “that it is now known that the submarine in question, UC-66,
     the following year. He entered service on the Sea King (listed as armed decoy                  Commanded by Herbert Pustkuchen, was destroyed with the loss of all
     ship or Q-Ship) on 18 May 1917, her commander, Lt. Cdr. Godfrey Herbert,                       hands.” This announcement set every doubt at rest, although as a submarine
     D.S.O. had been previouely decorated was for the famous action between                         officer himself he had been convinced all the while that the German perished
     Q-Ship Baralong and German submarine U-27 on 19 Aug 1915.                                      utterly. During the year 1917 Herbert had been last promoted to Commander,
                                                                                                    and now for his Lizard victory received a bar to his Baralong D.S.O. Lieutenant
     E. Keeble Chatterton’s publication Amazing Adventure takes up the story:                       Buchanan was awarded the D.S.C. and Crumpton and one other awarded
     ‘Admiral Luard, the senior Naval Officer at Falmouth, had received a report that               the D.S.M.
     night of a submarine’s presence somewhere near the Lizard and ordered                          It is also worth noting that the CO of UC-66, Pustkuchen, was earlier in
     Herbert’s flotilla off to sea.                                                                 command of UB-29 when he torpedoed and sank the cross Channel steamer
     This sudden alteration of routine, after coming into port and stand off, was                   Sussex on 24th March 1916. The steamer had been carrying passengers,
     something of a surprise. Men were below taking their well earned rest and                      including 25 Americans. The diplomatic reaction to the incident was strong and
     looking forward to a walk ashore in the morning. “I immediately sent a signal to               caused the abandonment of the Germans second campaign of unrestricted
     prepare for sea” Herbert still remembers, “but had some difficulty getting the                 submarine warfare.’
     orders to my friend Buchanan in the Sea Sweeper. After several attempts
     failed, I fired my revolver at his waterline, which quickly did the trick and we               The Times diary and index of the war notes S.S. Sussex (Folkestone- Dieppe)
     sailed on time.” Through the dark and still summer’s night they all four steamed               Torpedoed with great loss of life.
     out past old Pendennis Castle, Helford River’s mouth, the Manacles, and so to
     the Gaunt Lizard.
     “We spent a gorgeous middle-watch in perfect weather, and at sunrise I                    59 A very fine 1945 “Elbe” crossing D.C.M. recommendation,
     thought to myself how many City workers would have given £10 a minute to                     immediate M.M. group of five awarded to Sapper W. A.
     be yachting with us.” The dark hours passed, the dawn of a beautiful day
     revealed the channel in its kinder mood with shipping going up and down on                   Thompson, 72nd Field Company, Royal Engineers, who
     its lawful occasions. No Submarine, however, in sight!                                       displayed exceptional courage by working in an exposed
     Perhaps just one more of those numerous yarns which never came to                            position although subjected to accurate enemy shell fire, low
     anything?                                                                                    level bombing attacks and machine gun strafing.
     None the less, you could never be sure, and it was generally supposed that                   MILITARY MEDAL, G.VI.R. (13033738 Spree., R.E.); 1939-45 STAR; FRANCE
     somewhere between the Lizard and Kynance Cove U-Boats were fond of                           AND GERMANY STAR; DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS, the first mounted on the
     going to rest on the bottom. So long as she were down below with engines                     original ribbon and pin as issued, the remainder court mounted as worn
     stopped these four Trawlers would only waste hours. Besides, the sun had                     GVF
     risen, it was time the enemy rose likewise and did something. So Herbert                     Together with the recipient’s Release Book and two original photographs:
     decided to wake him up. “At 4.30 am.,” he relates, “I dropped a baby depth
     charge on a known submarine resting ground not far from Kynance Cove, with                   the first a group photograph with fellow soldiers, the recipient is
     the objective of stirring to life any somnolent Hun and incidentally, desiring               identified; the second of General Montgomery in a vehicle crossing a
     some fresh fish for breakfast.”                                                              bridge over the Elbe with battle damaged buildings in the rear, Thompson
     During the fornoon all four trawlers were keeping watch south of the Lizard,                 is identified walking next to the vehicle.                         £1850
     listening keenly with their hydrophones. So far nothing had been seen,                         M.M. London Gazette 23 Aug. 1945. Sapper William Alfred Thompson, 72nd
     nothing heard. The Sea King and her sisters seemed to have been brought                        Field Company, Royal Engineers, Artlenburg - 29 Apr 45. the recommendation
     on a fools errand. But at 11.30 am when 2 miles south east of the headland,                    states: “At Artlenburg on the 29th April 1945 William Alfred Thompson, together
     “I spotted about 400yards away, two or three points off my port bow the                        with his platoon, was engaged on bridge building operations on the River
     periscope, stanchion, and jumper stay of a submarine travelling westward at                    Elbe. During the day the building site was subjected to accurate enemy shell
     about 4 or 5 knots. Having seen that stay, I could judge her course much                       fire, low level bombing attacks and machine gun strafing.
     more easily than if only her periscope had been visible. I concluded that her                  Sapper Thompson, though working in an exposed position and with total
     captain had probably just been taking a bearing from the Lizard, and as I                      disregard for his own safety, refused to take cover. Throughout the day this
     turned towards him he dived. At once I hoisted in the Sea King a signal to turn                sapper displayed exceptional courage and was of great assistance in helping
     eight points, though this was not taken by all the flotilla. But we all wasted not             his platoon Officer to rally the men. Sapper Thompson’s example of duty was
     a second letting-go 16 large depth charges and 64 smaller ones.                                exemplary.”




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60 An scarce April 1916 “German East Africa” operations D.S.M.                                63 A most impressive “Advance on Sittang” I.D.S.M. group of seven
   group of four awarded to Petty Officer E. C. Richards. Royal                                  awarded to Havildar Jagat Ram, Machine Gun Battalion, 17th
   Navy.                                                                                         Dogra Regiment, whose coolness and courage in action so
   D ISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R. (201732 P.O. H.M.S. Childers                             inspired his young soldiers, “that through these, their first
   Sudi 11th April 1916); 1914-15 STAR ( 201732 L.S. R.N. ); BRITISH WAR                         battles, they fought with the confidence of veterans”; when
   AND VICTORY MEDALS ( 201732 P.O. R.N. ), light contact wear VF £3250                          forward and exposed at the Sittang Bridge, and subjected to
   With two original newspaper cuttings of his funeral, two hand-written                         intense fire of all natures, air bombing and repeated attacks, his
   references, his original service history on parchment and three original                      section held their ground for several days, fought back and
   post cards to his father and mother. There are a further 12 showing a gun                     largely contributed to the successful stand of the isolated
   crew practising for The tournament at Olympia.                     £3250                      garrison.
     D.S.M. London Gazette 11 Apr 1916.                                                          D ISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL, G.VI.R. (4914 Nk. (A-Hav.), M.G. Bn.
                                                                                                 Dogra R.); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Burma 1930-32
     Ernest Charles Richards was born on 29 May 1882 in Brendon, Devon, and                      (Sep., 1-17 Dogra R.); 1939-45 STAR; BURMA STAR; DEFENCE MEDAL; WAR
     entered the Navy at Davenport on 15 Oct 1898. He served for 24 years and                    M EDAL; GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, S.E. Asia 1945-46 (Hav.,
     was pensioned on the 19th May 1922.                                                         Dogra R.) GVF                                                 £2850
     He was present at the attack on a German Blockade Runner at Sudi Bay in
                                                                                                   I.D.S.M. London Gazette 6 Jun 1946. W/S Naik, A/Hav. Jagat Ram, Machine
     German East Africa when, during March 1916, the German steamer Maria
                                                                                                   Gun Battalion, 17 Dogra Regiment, Hindu, Degra Rajput; Village, Chnab;
     managed to elude our patrol on the German East African coast, and to enter
                                                                                                   Tehsil, Bhimmber; P.O. Munawar; District, Mirpur (Jaman State).
     Sudi Bay. She had been three months on her voyage out from Germany,
                                                                                                   “This N.C.O. commanded a Machine Gun Section at Meiktila from 17 March to
     having come via South American and East Indian waters. The arrival of this
                                                                                                   17 April 1945. During this period his section helped to beat off several
     ship was of the utmost importance to the Germans, for she had on board a
                                                                                                   determined counter-attacks by the enemy.
     battery of 4.1” howitzers, two batteries of mountain guns, 5,000,000 rounds
                                                                                                   On the advance from Meiktila to the Sittang his section was constantly in action
     of SA ammunition. 12 machine guns, with equipment and clothing, not only for
                                                                                                   and did fine work, particularly in the battles of Abya and Nga-Kinzu in May
     the soldiers but also for the German women in East Africa, as well as
                                                                                                   1945. At the later place under heavy fire he moved his gins into an exposed
     provisions, stores, medicines, etc.
                                                                                                   sealing position, from where he killed many of the retreating enemy.
     The news of her arrival soon leaked out and on April 11th Hyacinth’ Capt D.M.
                                                                                                   Prior to the withdrawal from the Sittang Bend his section was in the most
     Anderson)
                                                                                                   forward and exposed position at the Sittang Bridge. For several days they
     Accompanied by two whalers, the Echo and Childers, arrived off the port. The
                                                                                                   were subjected to intense fire of all natures, air bombing and repeated
     ‘Maria’ was located as being some little distance up river and invisible to the
                                                                                                   attacks, one of which penetrated the perimeter. Havildar Jagat Ram and his
     Hyacinth, which ship owing to her draught of water, could not approach the
                                                                                                   section held their ground, fought back and largely contributed to the
     German’s anchorage. The attack on the ‘Maria had therefore to be made by
                                                                                                   successful stand by this isolated garrison.
     indirect fire. The Hyacinth anchored as close in as she could get, and having
                                                                                                   On the night of 7/8 July 1945, it was decided to carry out a night withdrawal of
     put extra officers and seamen into the whalers, these vessels entered the
                                                                                                   the 6/8 Gurkha group, which was cut off in the Sittang Bend. Their withdrawal
     harbour in order to direct her shooting. They came under heavy fire from two
                                                                                                   involved a night march of 10 miles through the enemy lines to Abya, across
     4” guns and some field guns, but managed to spot for the Hyacinth for some
                                                                                                   flooded paddy fields, and chaungs in places pack deep. Havildar Jagat Ram’s
     time and by their aid that ship was enabled to score 6 direct hits on the
                                                                                                   section carried back all their Machine Guns and heavy equipment, with two
     Maria. By the time this had been done it had become far too hot for the
                                                                                                   wounded men, in circumstances which justified leaving much equipment
     whalers and they were recalled, passing through a severe fire on their way
                                                                                                   behind. He himself carried most of the heavy loads across deep chaungs.
     out.
                                                                                                   Havildar Jagat Ram’s example of coolness, courage and devotion to duty, so
     Their casualties were heavy, nearly 50% of those on board were either killed
                                                                                                   inspired his young soldiers that through these, their first battles, they fought
     or wounded. Soon after retiring he married and was appointed Postmaster of
                                                                                                   with the confidence of veterans.”
     Brendon, in succession to his father and held the post until his death.
                                                                                                   The Machine Gun Battalion was raised in October 1941 and in June the
                                                                                                   following year moved to Iraq as part of PAIFORCE. Here it remained for over
61 An unusual Great War Somme 1916 M.M. group of five awarded                                      two years until returning to India in October 1944. In December 1944 it joined
   to Stoker 1st Class E. Wakely, Royal Navy, late Duke of Cornwall’s                              5th Indian Division, resting at Jorhat before participating in the capture of
   Light Infantry.                                                                                 Meiktila and thrust from there to Rangoon. During these operations, From
   M ILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (11027 Pte. E. Wakely, 6/D.C.L.I.); 1914-15                             March 1945 onwards, the battalion was split up, Jagat Ram being in “A”
   STAR (29557 Pte., D. of Corn. L.I.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                             Company.
                                                                                                   The Air Transport element of 5th Division, 9th Infantry Brigade with “A”
   (11027 Pte., D.C.L.I.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2nd issue (K.
                                                                                                   Company M.G. Battalion, Dogra Regiment attached, flew into Meiktila
   57570 Sto. 1, H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth) GVF and a most unusual                                    aerodrome in March. The Dogras landed under shellfire on 17th March and
   combination of awards                                          £2750                            were immediately engaged in repulsing Jap counter-attacks. The rest of the
     M.M. London Gazette 27 October 1916.                                                          battalion arrived by foot two weeks later.
                                                                                                   When, after several weeks of fighting Meiktila was secure, 5th and 17th Indian
     Ernest Wakely, who was born in Plymouth in October 1892, first entered the                    Divisions moved off in hot pursuit towards Rangoon.
     French theatre of war as a Private in the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry in                9th Infantry Brigade with “A” Company M.G. Dogras still attached was flown
     May 1915, his subsequent award of the M.M. undoubtedly being for the                          south from Lewe to Pegu, ready to operate between Waw and the Sittang
     Somme. The 6th Battalion first went into action at Delville Wood on 18 August                 River. The final battle of the war was to secure the Sittang river crossings to
     1916, a successful but costly attack that ended in severe hand-to-hand                        seal the Jap escape routes from Rangoon and the Pegu Yomas. There was
     fighting and heavy bombardment - casualties amounted to 366 men. In the                       to be surprisingly hard fighting against still-fanatical Japanese and appalling
     following month, in another attack against enemy trenches at Gueudecourt on                   monsoon conditions during these operations from May-July 1945. The British
     the 16th, the Battalion sustained 300 casualties; Wakely’s MIC entry also                     forces were squeezed between Japanese trying to escape eastwards and
     reveals service in the Gloucestershire Regiment and East Surreys.                             their forces on the Sittang trying to break out in a last ditch attempt to alter the
                                                                                                   course of the war.
     Demobilised in April 1919, Wakely joined the Royal Navy as an Acting Stoker                   Towards the end of June 5th Division was replaced in the line by 7th Division,
     1st Class that July, his service record noting a possible souvenir of his earlier             but “A” Coy. M.G. Dogras remained behind with the new division.
     service in France, namely ‘a wound on the calf of right leg’. And he was still
     serving in a similar capacity at the time his record being transferred in January        64 A Great War M.M. group of three awarded to Corporal H.
     1929, his L.S. & G.C. Medal being awarded to him in October of the following                Richardson, 10th Battalion, Worcester Regiment, late Norfolk
     year - so his earlier service in the Army must have been taken into account;
     sold with copied R.N. record of service and other related research.                         Regiment.
                                                                                                 MILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (202561 Cpl., 10/ Worc. R.); BRITISH WAR AND
                                                                                                 VICTORY MEDALS (1449 Cpl., Norf. R.) GVF                      £575
62 A Great War M.M. group of five awarded to Corporal D. Harris,
                                                                                                   M.M. London Gazette 21 Oct 1918.
   6th Battalion, London Regiment.
   MILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (320185 Pte., 6/Lond. R.); 1914-15 STAR (1460                            Harry Richardson was from Cotteshall.
   Pte., 6-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (1460 Cpl., 6-Lond.
   R.); DEFENCE MEDAL 1939-45, edge inscribed ‘D. Harris’, GVF      £625
     M.M. London Gazette 17 April 1917.




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65 An outstanding April 1945 M.M. awarded to Corporal F. Sheehan,                              67 A Great War M.M. group of four awarded Sapper T. Wellings,
   3 Platoon, “A” Company, 8th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, who                                 Royal Engineers.
   showed complete disregard for his own safety and utter                                         MILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (56512 Sapr., 102/F. Coy. R.E.); 1914-15 STAR
   contempt of the enemy during a fighting patrol - he used his                                   (56512 Spr., R.E.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (56512 Spr., R.E.);
   Bren gun so effectively that an enemy position was soon                                        MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Thomas Wellings) EF                             £980
   captured and a wounded comrade quickly located.                                                  M.M. London Gazette 28 July 1917.
   MILITARY MEDAL , G.VI.R. (6456478 Cpl. Midd'x. R.) NEF   £2450
     M.M. London Gazette 23.8.1945 No. 6456478 Corporal John Francis                                Thomas Wellings was born in and enlisted at Cardiff. Serving as a Sapper in
     Sheehan, The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own) (London, S.W.                        the 102nd Field Company, R.E., he was awarded the Military Medal. He died
     13). The official recommendation states:                                                       of wounds when serving in Italy on 25 February 1918, aged 30 years. He was
     “Near Uhlorn on 19 Apr 45, Cpl Sheehan was the Bren Gunner in a fighting                       the son of William and Clara Wellings of Cardiff. He was buried in the Giavera
     patrol from 3 Pl, A Coy, 8th Bn. The Middlesex Regiment (DCO), which set out                   British Cemetery.
     to locate and wipe out an enemy post, and to rescue a wounded comrade
     known to be near the post.                                                                68 A very good 1944 ‘Attack on Casa Spinello’, Italy operations,
     When the enemy post was found, Cpl Sheehan with complete disregard for
     his personal safety, and utter contempt for the enemy, used his Bren gun so                  group of seven awarded to Colour-Sergeant E. W. Flavell, 2nd
     effectively that the enemy position was soon captured, and the wounded                       Battalion, London Irish Rifles (The Royal Ulster Rifles), who
     comrade located. Some form of stretcher being required, Cpl Sheehan without                  commanded one of the support sections during the attack, and
     hesitation dashed across the open, in full view of a farmhouse known to be                   although wounded in the fighting, he remained at his post
     occupied by the enemy, to collect a door on which, subsequently, his comrade                 keeping his gun firing as the counter attacks came; later he
     was successfully evacuated. Throughout this affray Cpl Sheehan's inspired                    navigated a minefield in darkness to bring up extra ammunition
     conduct contributed greatly to the success of this patrol.”                                  and grenades.
     Recommended by Lieutenant General Horrocks and confirmed by Field                            M ILITARY MEDAL, G.VI.R. (6351125 Cpl. E. W. Flavell, Lond. Ir. Rif.);
     Marshal B. L. Montgomery.                                                                    1939-45 STAR; AFRICA STAR; ITALY STAR; DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS
                                                                                                  1939-45; CORONATION 1953, the first with contact marks and edge
                                                                                                  bruising GVF
66 An excellent Adriatic operations D.S.M. group of six awarded to                                Sold with original Buckingham Palace forwarding certificate for the M.M.,
   Able Seaman William Jinks, Royal Navy, for services aboard                                     in the name of ‘6351125 Cpl. E. W. Flavell, M.M., London Irish Rifles,
   M.T.B. 655 during which he was wounded and twice mentioned                                     The Royal Ulster Rifles’, together with Coronation Medal 1953 certificate,
   in Despatches.                                                                                 this in the name of ‘Colour-Sergeant E. W. Flavell, M.M., 1st Bn. London
   D ISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL, G.VI.R. (A.B. W. Jinks, P/Jx.297779)                             Irish Rifles.’                                                     £2400
   engraved naming; 1939-45 STAR; ATLANTIC STAR; AFRICA STAR; ITALY                                 M.M. London Gazette 12 April 1945. The original recommendation states:
   STAR; WAR MEDAL, with M.I.D. oak leaf NEF
   Together with two news cuttings, and original Certificate of Service and                         “Corporal Flavell was commanding one of the sections that was giving close fire
   certificate for Wounds and hurts, the latter granted when he was wounded                         support during the attack on Casa Spinello on 23 October 1944. At about
   aboard M.T.B.655 on 18 June 1944.                                  £3950                         1900 hours, after the attack had succeeded, he was wounded in the thigh.
                                                                                                    Although he had every opportunity to be evacuated to the R.A.P. he
     D.S.M. London Gazette 24 July 1945: For Providing target illumination for the
                                                                                                    remained at his post keeping his gun firing as counter attacks were beginning
     bombardment of Karlobag in Yugoslavia.
                                                                                                    to come in.
     M.I.D. London Gazette 10 April 1945: For an Attack by M.T.B. 655 on enemy
                                                                                                    Another company with extra ammunition and grenades was ordered up to
     forces off Elba on 17 June 1944 and 17 April 1945: For an Attack by M.T.B.
                                                                                                    reinforce but ran into a minefield. Corporal Flavell volunteered with the help of
     655 on an enemy garrison and escaping from Rogae Cove, Yugoslavia, on 22
                                                                                                    another man to guide them round it to his own company position. This he
     August 1944.
                                                                                                    accomplished in the dark, over rough country and under heavy enemy
                                                                                                    defensive fire. Only after this did he allow himself to be evacuated.
     The following details and recommendations for the D.S.M. are taken from the
                                                                                                    This N.C.O’s gallantry, devotion to duty and disregard of the fact that he was
     official action report:
                                                                                                    in great pain resulted in much needed men and ammunition arriving at the
     ‘Attack by M.T.B’s and M.G.B’s using torpedoes and gunfire on town of
                                                                                                    correct spot in time, and is worthy of the highest praise.”
     Karlobag in the Adriatic on the night of the 17/18 Feb 1945. Boats present
     MTB’s 699,703 & 655 and MGB 660. Fine clear, starry night, wind direction
                                                                                                    The 2nd Battalion, London Irish Rifles (The Royal Ulster Rifles) landed in North
     and force Northerly 2, visibility good. At 20:34 on 17 Feb 1945 the unit slipped
                                                                                                    Africa in late 1942 and saw much fighting in Tunisia in the following year.
     from Zara and proceeded to the Planinsiri Channel by route North of Vir and
                                                                                                    Subsequently engaged in Sicily, the Battalion crossed to the Italian mainland in
     Ljubac Bay. The channel was entered at 23:04 and following the east side in
                                                                                                    September 1943, where, among other actions, it fought at Termoli and on the
     the shadow of the mountains the unit reached Blumnica Cove (speed 10
                                                                                                    Barbara Line, was present at the crossing of the River Sangro and in the
     knots), where it crossed over to Pog Island side to Sveti Kristofor Point. At this
                                                                                                    Cassino battle in the Spring of 1944. After a brief period of rest out of the line,
     stage 00:40 a challenge(AA) was seen opposite from Gernika Velika Cove
                                                                                                    it then rejoined the campaign in the Po Valley and fought in the battle for
     followed by a further one, three or four hundred yards up – these were
                                                                                                    Argenta Gap.
     ignored. Keeping close into Pag Island the unit passed Karlobag at 00:48 and
     continued till 00:53 (9 knots) when it turned and headed down the middle of
     the channel (course S 42 E). At this moment MTB 655 detached herself to take              69 A Great War M.M. group of four awarded to Second Lieutenant A.
     station on the starboard beam as she was to act as the illuminating ship. At                 H. S. Joyce, Norfolk Regiment, late Bedfordshire Regiment.
     01:03 the Karlobag battery at Videvic ( two or three 105mm’s) opened fire, the               MILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (22101 Cpl. A. H. S. Joyce, 7/Bedf. R.); 1914-15
     first shot landing on MTB655’s bow, killing the Pom Pom loading member and
     wounding the twin Oerlikon loading member in the head, also damaging the                     STAR (22101 A. Cpl., Bedf. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2.
     former gun’s turret. Despite this unfortunate occurrence the gunner, Able                    Lieut.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Alexander Hugh Sinclair Joyce) GVF
     Seaman W. Jinks, got his gun to work and showed great coolness and                                                                                             £1800
     determination in keeping the harbour and town well illuminated. There was no                   M.M. London Gazette 3 June 1916.
     shipping visible. The unit now came under considerable fire from MG and
     20mm’s and also some 40mm from the Pag Island side, despite this Lieut                         Alexander Hugh Sinclair Joyce was born at Putney, London, on 28 September
     Taylor was able to get his torpedoes away in a cool and efficient manor. All                   1890. He joined the Grenadier Guards on 4 November 1914, transferred to
     guns in our force opened fire at 01:04 and the target was well covered -–a                     the 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment on 10 June 1915, and went to
     large white house at the quay side being set on fire. At 01:06 smoke was                       France at the end of the following month.
     made and speed increased to 16 knots. At 01:25 unit stopped to examine                         He was awarded the Military Medal for the successful raid carried out by men
     damage to MTB 655, this being slight, speed was increased to 18 knots and                      of the 7th Bedfordshire Regiment on the enemy’s trenches near Carnoy, in
     Zara entered at 04:55’                                                                         the early hours of 27 April 1916. Unfortunately Joyce received gun shot
     Only two gallantry Awards were given for this action, the D.S.C. to Lieut. Taylor              wounds to both feet, and it was not until January 1917 that he was passed
     from MTB 703, and the D.S.M. to Able Seaman Jinks from MTB 655.                                fit. Shortly afterwards he applied for a commission which was granted in
                                                                                                    December 1917. He was posted to the Norfolk Regiment and attached to the
                                                                                                    12th Battalion, and died on 20 August 1918, of wounds received in action in
                                                                                                    France. He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.




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70 An very fine 8/9th August 1918 “trench raid” M.M. group of five                         73 A scarce Great War Observer’s D.S.M. awarded to Air Mechanic
   awarded to Private W. Payne, 10th Battalion, The Queen’s                                   2nd Class C. S. Laycock, Royal Naval Air Service, who was
   Regiment, who was the first man to rush the enemy machine gun                              decorated for his actions during the aerial attack on a U-Boat in
   post, capturing the gun and helping to kill the crew.                                      the English Channel on 24th April 1917.
   M ILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (G-59927 Pte., 10/ The Queen’s R.); BRITISH                        D ISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL , G.V.R. (F.10364, A.M. 2Cl. RNAS
   W AR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Pte., The Queen’s R.); DEFENCE AND WAR                            English Channel, 26 Apl 1917.) contact wear VF
   MEDALS GVF                                                    £675                         Sold with a reproduced photograph of the recipient in naval uniform.
     M.M. London Gazette 11 Dec 1918. Private Walter Payne, 1st Battalion, The                £2500
     Queen’s Regiment (East Grinsted). The 10th Battalion War Diary on 31 Aug                   D.S.M. London Gazette 22 June 1917.
     1918 states: “In connection with the raid on the 8/9th, the following awards
     were granted ... Military Medal ... 59927 Pte. Payne W.                                    An account of the action is published on page 55 of Felixtowe Flying-Boats:
                                                                                                ‘On the morning of 24th April an S.O.S. was received from an Italian ship
     At midnight on 8/9th August 1918, a raid was made on enemy trenches by “B”                 saying that she was under attack from a U-Boat, South of Portland Bill. Surface
     Company, 10th Battalion, The Queen’s Regiment under Lieutenant F. E. B.                    craft and seaplanes were immediately sent out, and a flying-boat, which had
     Girling. Seven M.M.s were awarded for the raid and Lt. Girling was awarded                 landed at Portland the previous day with minor engine trouble, also went away
     the M.C. - “For conspicuous gallantry and good leadership in a raid. He                    to search the area. The flying-boat’s crew found the U-boat on the surface
     captured an enemy machine gun post, personally killing two of the detachment               and, probably because the morning was misty, approached within a quarter of
     and brought in a gun. He remained in the enemy’s trench for half an hour                   a mile before the submarine commander became aware of the danger which
     doing considerable damage and withdrew with his party. The success of the                  threatened him. He then prepared to dive, but while his conning tower was still
     operation was due to his prior reconnaissance and to his courage and dash                  awash, two bombs of 100 lb weight, dropped from the flying-boat, exploded
     during the raid.”                                                                          above the submarine. Oil and bubbles came to the surface and, after a further
     An extract published in The East Grinstead Observer on Sat. 31st Aug 1918,                 uneventful patrol in the vicinity, the flying-boat’s crew returned to their base
     gives insight into Payne’s part in the action:                                             reasonable confident that they had disabled or destroyed the U-boat.’
     “Mrs Payne, 8, Council Terrace has received some very gratifying news                      About an hour later, a destroyer saw a submarine breaking surface near to
     concerning her son Private W. Payne of the Queen’s Royal West Surrey                       the where the attack had taken place. The destroyer made for the submarine
     Regiment. He had received from the Major General commanding his division a                 but by the time she arrived, the submarine had submerged, and judging the
     certificate to the effect that the officer named wished to place on record his             position of the target from her wash, dropped two depth charges. Following
     appreciation of the great courage shown by Private Payne during the night of               the explosion, oil gushed to the surface and spread over a large area. The
     August 8-9th. “You were the first man” says the General “to rush an enemy                  U-Boat may have been the U.B.39 which sailed on April 23rd and never
     machine gun post, capture the gun and help kill the crew”. The Brigade                     returned.
     Commander also writes that he wishes to associate himself with the
     appreciation expressed by the Divisional Commander. Private Payne is only 19               Laycock’s pilot was Lieutenant-Commander F. C. Waugh, and in his detailed
     years of age and his father was formerly in the employ of the Urban Council.               official report of 24 Sept 1917, he gives the date of the action as 23 April
     His friends naturally very much appreciate the recognition paid to his heroic              1917.
     act.”
                                                                                                An announcement of the award was made in the Harrogate Herald in the 20
                                                                                                Jun 1917 publication, in which W. H. Breare wrote in a letter:
71 A 1918 Palestine operations M.M. group of four awarded to                                    “I have just received private intimation that Stanley Laycock, son of the late Mr
   Second Lieutenant C. F. Reece, 11th, late 12th Battalion, London                             Tom Laycock and Mrs Laycock, East Parade, has been awarded the
   Regiment, who had previously been wounded on the First Day of                                Distinguished Service Medal for bombing a submarine from a naval sea-plane.
   The Somme, 1st July 1916.                                                                    He is expected home in about three week’s time on leave, after which I shall
   MILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (453071 L.Cpl., 1/11 Lond. R.); 1914-15 STAR                          be able to tell you how he looks with his ribbon. Modest, as usual, I bet.
   (1575 Pte., 12-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (1575 Pte.,                         Stanley is the younger of two sons. Beneath his surface is a rare resource of
   12-Lond. R.) GVF                                                £950                         mental strength.”
     M.M. London Gazette 2 Apr 1918. Lance-Corporal C. F. Reece, 1/11th                         Charles Stanley Laycock was born in Harrowgate, Yorkshire on 21 Jul 1898
     Battalion, London Regiment (Egypt).                                                        and entered the Navy as a Boy Mechanic on 3 Jan 1916.
     Charles Fredrick Reece was born in the parish of Beckton, Essex and attested
     for the 12th Battalion, London Regiment on 4 Mar 1913, aged 19. He
     embarked with the B.E.F. for France on 24 Dec 1914 and returned home on               74 A quite outstanding I.D.S.M. recommendation “Kohima” M.M.
     24 Feb 1915, then re-embarked for France on 1 Dec 1916. Reece was                        awarded to Naik Gulrang Shah, 1st Battalion, 1st Punjab
     wounded in action on the 1st Day of The Somme, suffering gun shot wounds                 Regiment, who having had his ‘Tommy gun’ shot from his
     to the shoulder and was invalided home on the 7th. Having recovered, he                  hands, methodically began to grenade the Japs in their
     embarked with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force for Egypt and Palestine              trenches; grenades exhausted, he showed complete contempt of
     on 1 Jan 1917 and transferred into the 11th Battalion on the 11th. Reece
     was awarded the Military Medal for gallantry on 6 Dec 1917 and having                    the enemy by lifting his wounded comrade to his shoulders and
     returned home on 23 Dec 1917, passed through Cadet School and was                        carrying him to safety. Naik Gulrang Shah was killed by an enemy
     commissioned into the 11th O.C. Battalion 3 Feb 1919.                                    booby trap during less than a month later, on 6th May 1944.
                                                                                              MILITARY MEDAL, G.VI.R. (12804 Naik Gulrang Shah, 1 Punjab R.) rim
                                                                                              scuffs GVF                                                   £2500
72 A fine 1941 “Desert Rats’” Military Medal group of six awarded to
   Corporal M. Riley, H.Q. Squadron, 7th Armoured Brigade, Royal                                M.M. London Gazette 5 Oct 1944. War Substantive Naik Gulrang Shah,
                                                                                                Hazara Musselman, Chor Kalan Village, Hazara District.
   Tank Regiment, who successfully broke through and led his
                                                                                                “At Kohima (Assam) on the 18th April 1944, Naik Gulrang Shah, at the head of
   column back to Brigade ‘B’ Echelon, following enemy attack.                                  the leading section of his platoon, led an attack on an enemy occupied hill.
   M ILITARY MEDAL , G.VI.R. (410618 Cpl., R. Tank. R.)1939-45 STAR ;                           Severe opposition was met and the platoon was ordered to withdraw. Under
   A FRICA STAR , CLASP , 8TH ARMY ; ITALY STAR ; FRANCE AND GERMANY                            heavy enemy L.M.G. and grenade fire Naik Gulrang Shah engaged the
   STAR; DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS GVF                             £1950                           enemy at the top of the hill in order to cover the withdrawal of his platoon.
     M.M. London Gazette 9 Sept 1942. 410616 Corporal Michael Riley, HQ                         His Tommy gun was shot from his hands, but undeterred he began to
     Squadron, 7th Armoured Brigade, R.T.R., Royal Armoured Corps. In                           methodically grenade the Japs in their trenches. Finally his grenades
     recognition of gallant and distingushed services in the Middle East during the             exhausted, showing complete contempt for the enemy he lifted his wounded
     period November 1941 to April 1942. The official recommendation states:                    L.M.G. gunner across his shoulders and carried him down the hill.
     “On the morning of 22 Nov 1941, at Bir-er-Reghem-el-Garbi, a small convoy                  The gallantry of this N.C.O. brought heart to those who witnessed the incident
     loaded with 25 Pr. ammunition was sent forward from Brigade ‘B’ Echelon for                and his fierce fighting showed the enemy that the spirit of the Kohima
     urgent replenishment. On the way this party was surrounded by enemy                        Garrison was unimpaired.”
     Armoured Fighting Vehicles and the Officers and three leading vehicles blown
     up. Corporal Riley with great presence of mind took over command of the rest               Naik Gulrang Shah was 24 and is interred in the Kohima War Cemetery, India.
     of the convoy and signalled them to follow him. Unable to go forward owing to
     being in the direct line of fire of our own Armoured Fighting Vehicles which
     were engaging the column, he showed great coolness and presence of mind
     by breaking through and guiding his convoy back to Brigade ‘B’ Echeon.”




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75 An outstanding “Irrawaddy Bridgehead” immediate M.M.                                      78 A Great War M.M. awarded to Corporal C. H. Ferguson, 194th
   awarded to Naik Nawab Khan, 9th Battalion, 14th Punjab                                       Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.
   Regiment, who showed complete disregard for his personal                                     MILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (284335 Cpl., 194/ Sge. Byy. R.G.A.) GVF £295
   safety by throwing hand grenades at the attacking enemy and
   breaking up their attack - enemy casualties included two officers
   and seven others with signs that many bodies were removed in                              79 A fine September 1916 Battle of Flers-Courcelletts M.M. group of
   their retreat.                                                                               five awarded to Second Lieutenant C. G. Blunt, 3rd, late 7th
   MILITARY MEDAL, G.VI.R. (20136 Nk Nawab Khan Punjab R) GVF £1850                             Battalion, Rifle Brigade, who was killed in action on the First Day
                                                                                                of the German Spring Offensive, 21st March 1918.
     M.M. London Gazette 21 Jun 1945. 20136 Sepoy/A. Naik Nawab Khan,                           MILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (B-3459 Sjt., 7/ Rif: Bde:); 1914-15 STAR (Cpl.);
     Punjabi Mussalman, Village Dhok Most Khan, District Jhelum.
     “For very gallant service in action in the Irrawaddy Bridgehead area of Kyigon             BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2.Lieut.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE
     on the night of 17/18th February 1945.                                                     (Charles George Blunt) NEF
     On the night of 17/18th February the Japanese attacked the Battalion area                  Together with one silver and two Woodford School attendance medals
     with a Japanese battalion. The enemy first heavily shelled the platoon area of             named to the recipient and rectangular bronze boxing prize medallion;
     Naik Nawab Khan and in particular the area of his section post. This was                   ‘3rd Army Inf. Sch. Officers Fea. Wt.’, awarded to ‘Lt. Blunt, 3rd R.B.’.
     followed by intense automatic rifle and hand grenade fire from extremely short                                                                                   £1950
     range culminating in an attack in great strength. Naik Nawab Khan showed
                                                                                                  M.M. London Gazette 9 Dec 1916. B/3459 Sgt. C. G. Blunt, 7th Battalion,
     great courage and magnificent leadership in controlling his section and
                                                                                                  Rifle Brigade.
     directing the fire of his section L.M.G., standing beside the L.M.G. and
     showing complete disregard for his personal safety by throwing hand
                                                                                                  Charles George Blunt was born in the parish of Bow, London and attested for
     grenades at the attacking enemy and breaking up their attack.
                                                                                                  the Rifle Brigade on 1 Sept 1914, aged 23. A Footman by trade, he
     Throughout the night the enemy made repeated heavy attacks in strength
                                                                                                  embarked for France & Flanders on 19 May 1915 and was awarded the
     concentrating on this area during which actions Naik Nawab Khan again
                                                                                                  Military Medal for the Battle of Flers-Courcelletts in September 1916. The
     distinguished himself by his command of the situation breaking up all enemy
                                                                                                  regimental history states that the 7th Battalion went over the top making good
     attacks and inflicting many casualties on the enemy including two officers, on a
                                                                                                  time closely following the British barrage, Sergeant Blunt with Captain R. C.
     Captain, and seven others. Signs that many other bodies were removed by
                                                                                                  Brown of “D” Company reached their objective and secured “Gap Trench.”
     the enemy in his retreat indicate that his losses were very high.
                                                                                                  Blunt was commissioned into the 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade on 27 May 1915
     By this devotion to duty, leadership and his complete disregard for his own
                                                                                                  and was killed in action on the first day of the German Spring Offensive, 21
     safety he inspired his section to fight back throughout the night.”
                                                                                                  Mar 1918. On that day the 3rd Battalion was in the outpost line at St. Quentin.
                                                                                                  At 04.40 Hrs the Germans opened up a massive artillery barrage, followed up
                                                                                                  by infantry.
76 An impressive 1945 ‘Final Advance into Germany’ Immediate M.M.
   group of five awarded to Sergeant H.A. Gower, 20th Anti-Tank                                   Rifleman W. Riley who witnessed his death wrote:
   Regiment, Royal Artillery, who when his detachment was all but                                 “We were holding the line near St. Quentin about 5 a.m. on the 21st March.
                                                                                                  The Germans attacked, it was very misty, we could only see about 8 or 9 yards
   surrounded following an enemy counter attack, brought
                                                                                                  in front of us, they pushed us back. Before we retired I was near Mr Blunt; I
   continuous and rapid small arms fire upon the enemy, fighting                                  saw him fall, hit by part of a shell. I went up to him, his head and arms were
   them off at close range, forcing them to withdraw, he was                                      blown off. I took a letter from his pocket to make sure it was Mr. Blunt. I put it
   instrumental in successfully protecting his gun and inflicting                                 back again. His body was left where it was.”
   casualties on the enemy.
   Military Medal, G.VI.R. (1525251 Sjt. H.A. Gower. R.A.); 1939-45 Star,                         Second Lieutenant C. G. Blunt was 25 and is interred in the Vadencourt British
   France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals EF              £1850                          Cemetery, Maissemy, France.
     M.M. London Gazette 23.8.1945 1525251 Sergeant Horace Amos Gower,
     Royal Artillery (Ipswich). The recommendation states:                                   80 A very fine 1941 Bomber Pilot’s D.F.M. awarded to Sergeant T. E.
      'On April 16th 1945, during the operations for the capture and consolidation              Coogan, 77 Squadron, Royal Air Force, who was killed whilst
     of Wildeshausen, Sjt Gower's gun was deployed in the forward company area.                 flying on 16th March 1942.
     A sudden counter-attack was launched by enemy infantry, using small arms                   DISTINGUISHED FLYING MEDAL, G.VI.R. (534642 Sgt., R.A.F.) EF
     and panzerfausts, and penetrated the forward positions reaching Sjt Gower's
     gun.                                                                                       Sold with an original newspaper cutting entitled Airman Attends Royal
     By this time the detachment together with the SP gun were virtually                        Investiture, and correspondence between a researcher and the recipient’s
     surrounded. In a display of initiative and bold leadership, this NCO so rallied            brother.                                                         £2700
     and led his men that he brought to bear continuous and rapid small arms fire                 D.F.M. London Gazette 17 Jan 1941. 53462 Sergeant Pilot Thomas Edward
     upon the enemy fighting them off at close range.                                             Coogan, No. 77 Squadron R.A.F. The official recommendation states:
     Under the fire power which Sjt Gower brought to bear the enemy was                           “Sergeant Coogan has completed 32 operational sorties as second pilot and
     eventually compelled to withdraw in disorder having suffered casualties and                  Captain and had recently been posted to O.T.U. to rest. He has at all times
     leaving four dead behind them.                                                               carried out his duties with determination. As a Captain, he has been a fine
     Sjt Gower's fearless command and devotion to duty were instrumental in                       leader and his efforts in locating targets, pressing home his attacks and
     successfully defending the SP gun and inflicting a severe reverse upon the                   returning home under the most adverse weather conditions have set a high
     enemy.'                                                                                      standard and example to the other members of the squadron.”

                                                                                                  The newspaper cutting states: “Twenty-four-years-old Sergt.-Pilot Thomas
                                                                                                  Coogan, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. William Coogan, “Meathway”, Duncan
77 An impressive 24th/25th August 1916 “Vermelles” M.C. group of
                                                                                                  Drive, Greasby, was last Saturday invested with the Distinguished Flying Medal
   four awarded to Captain H. Lane, 2nd Battalion,                                                by H.M. the King, at Buckingham Palace. Sergt.-Pilot Coogan, whose father
   Northamptonshire Regiment, who led a successful raid on the                                    and mother also attended the investiture, received the honour for outstanding
   enemy’s trenches.                                                                              devotion to duty, acts and skill and foresight. He has been over enemy territory
   M ILITARY CROSS, G.V.R. (2nd Lieut. H. Hale, 2nd Northamptonshire                              - both Germany and Italy - many times, as the enemy has good reason to
   Regt. Aug. 24th 1916), contemporary engraved naming, in presentation                           know!
   case as issued; 1914 STAR (4534 L.Cpl., 10/ Hrs.); BRITISH WAR AND                             educated at St. Hugh’s School, Birkenhead, from where he got an art
   VICTORY MEDALS (Capt.) EF                                    £1850                             scholarship, he subsequently took an appointment with Messrs. T. J. Hughes’s,
                                                                                                  London Road, Liverpool, in the window dressing department. he joined the
     M.C. London Gazette 26 Sept 1916. The official recommendation states:                        R.A.F. in 1936 and on the outbreak of war became a pilot in the heavy
     ‘For conspicuous gallantry during a successful raid on the enemy’s trenches.                 bomber class of aircraft. Since then he has been in almost continuous activity.”
     He set a fine example of bravery and courage, and showed great
     determination when finding the enemy alert and in greater numbers than his                   He was killed when piloting a Lysander aircraft from R.A.F. Kinloss on a
     own party.’ Additionally annotated “Vermelles, 24th/25th Aug 1916.”                          cooperation exercise in ground to air firing. The propeller came off the aircraft
                                                                                                  in flight and though Sgt Coogan successfully put the Lysander down on the
     Harry Lane of Swinford, near Rugby and embarked for France with the 10th                     beach at Findhorn Bay, he was unable to prevent his aircraft from running into
     Hussars on 6 Oct 1914. He was commissioned Acting Captain into the 2nd                       some anti-tank concrete blocks. Along with his co-pilot, Sgt. B. Phillips RAAF,
     Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment on 14 Nov 1916 and presented the                        Coogan was killed. Both men are interred in the Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.
     M.C. on 31 Sept 1917.




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81 A 1916 M.M. group of five awarded to Private C. R. Owens, 3rd                              85 A scarce 1940 D.F.M. awarded to Pilot Officer James
   Battalion, London Regiment, who died of wounds on 25th August                                 MacCoubrey, No. 10 Squadron, Royal Air Force, who died of
   1916.                                                                                         wounds on 21st February 1941.
   MILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (1855 Pte., 3/ Lond: R. - T.F.); 1914-15 STAR                          DISTINGUISHED FLYING MEDAL, G.VI.R. (580264 Sgt., R.A.F.) EF
   (1855 Pte., 3-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Pte. 3-Lond.                         In the named card box of transmission, sold with extensive research and
   R.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Charles Richard Owens) EF                                        an original portrait photograph of the recipient.                £2850
   Sold with two original postcard photographs of the recipient’s funeral                          D.F.M. London Gazette 30 Jul 1940. 580264 Sergeant Pilot James Grant
   procession and an original Memorial Card.                       £1500                           McCoubrey, No. 10 Squadron. The official recommendation states:
     M.M. London Gazette 1916                                                                      “Before his appointment as Captain of aircraft, Sergeant MacCoubrey acted as
                                                                                                   second pilot and Navigator during 8 successful operational missions. Since this
     Charles Richard Owens of Islington, served in France from 6 Jan 1915. He                      time, he has completed a further 14 successful operational missions, involving
     was wounded in action and invalided home in 1916, and subsequently died of                    the attacking of oil plants, marshalling yards and other important enemy
     his wounds. Owens was 20 and is interred in the Islington Cemetery, London.                   targets. This airman has displayed a splendid devotion to duty and a
                                                                                                   determination to complete his missions successfully. His work with the squadron
                                                                                                   has been of the utmost value.”
82 A Great War M.M. group of four awarded to Acting Sergeant G. F.
   Greig, Royal Engineers.                                                                         James Grant MacCoubrey was born in Glasgow on 23 Feb 1915 and at the
   MILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (1138 Cpl. G. F. Grieg, 2/Nth. Bn. Fd. Co. R.E. -                        outbreak of hostilities was serving as a Sergeant Pilot with 10 Squadron. After
   T.F.); 1914-15 STAR (1138 2-Cpl. G. F. Greig, R.E.); BRITISH WAR AND                            nine months of operational flying he was posted to 19 OTU at Kinloss as an
   VICTORY MEDALS (1138 A. Sjt. G. F. Greig, R.E.) GVF                £495                         instructor. On 18 Feb 1941, the Whitley V aircraft in which he was Captain,
                                                                                                   suffered engine failure on approach to Forres aerodrome and crashed on the
     M.M. London Gazette 27 October 1916.                                                          aerodrome boundary. Five of the crew were found dead in the wreckage,
                                                                                                   Sergeant E. Lawley and Pilot Officer MacCoubrey were seriously burned.
     George F. Greig first entered the French theatre of war in mid-April
     1918, his subsequent award of the M.M. almost certainly reflecting                            MacCoubrey died of his extensive burns and shock on 21 Feb 1941 and was
                                                                                                   interred in Lambhill Cemetery, Glasgow.
     gallantry on the Somme.

                                                                                              86 A scarce 1940 Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner’s D.F.M. awarded
83 A very fine “Two Tour” D.F.M. group of five awarded to Rear
                                                                                                 to Sergeant G. E. Appleton, 49 Squadron, Royal Air Force, who
   Gunner Flight-Sergeant S. T. Mason, R.A.F., whose second tour
                                                                                                 was killed on 27th July 1941 whilst at Castle Kennedy on a
   was with 460 R.A.A.F. Squadron and ended when his Lancaster
                                                                                                 Gunnery Leader’s course.
   aircraft was shot down during the squadron’s ill-fated 2nd/3rd
                                                                                                 D ISTINGUISHED FLYING MEDAL, G.VI.R. (548102 A/Sgt., R.A.F.) edge
   December 1943 raid on Berlin; having successfully bailed out, he
                                                                                                 bruise NEF
   spent the remainder of the war as a P.o.W. in Stalag Luft 4B.
                                                                                                 Sold with an original copy of Men of The R.A.F., by Sir William
   DISTINGUISHED FLYING MEDAL, G.VI.R. (1333284 F/Sgt., R.A.F.); 1939-45
                                                                                                 Rothenstein and Lord David Cecil, published in 1942, containing a
   STAR; AFRICA STAR; AIR CREW EUROPE STAR; WAR MEDAL EF            £3750
                                                                                                 portrait of the recipient by Sir William Rothenstein, also two copied group
   Sold with a reproduced photograph of Mason with his crew at the nose of
                                                                                                 photographs in which the recipient is identified.                    £2850
   460 Squadron Lancaster “Fooship II”                              £3750
                                                                                                   D.F.M. London Gazette 19 Jul 1940. 548102 Acting Sergeant George
     D.F.M. London Gazette 1333284 Flight Sergeant Sydney Thomas Mason,                            Edward Appleton, Senior W/OP. A.G. “B” Flight, No. 49 Squadron, R.A.F.
     460 Squadron, R.A.A.F., Rear Gunner. Total hours flown 393, number of                         Scampton. The official recommendation submitted by Air Vice Marshal A. T.
     sorties 58.                                                                                   Harris, states:
     “Flight Sergeant Mason has a long and fine record of operations, He has now                   “This N.C.O. Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner has undertaken 13 long
     completed 58 sorties, and he has been operating since June 1942. As rear                      operational flights over enemy territory, many of them in very bad weather and
     gunner in Wellingtons, he completed 45 sorties without any rest. Tobruk, the                  under conditions of considerable difficulty.
     most heavily defended target in the Middle East has been attacked by him on                   As the senior Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner in his Squadron he has invariably
     more than 20 occasions and he has also operated against Crete and the                         displayed resourcefulness, coolness and determination in the face of the
     Dodecanese.                                                                                   enemy, great efficiency as a Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner and has set a fine
     Flight Sergeant Mason in now rear gunner in a Lancaster aircraft and has                      example.”
     completed 13 sorties in fine fashion, having taken part in two attacks on Berlin.
     Both in the Middle East and European operation he has shown a high                            George Edward Appleton of Newcastle on Tyne enlisted into the Royal Air
     courage and great coolness under fire, and throughout this entire period he                   Force on 24 Jan 1938. His first operation was on 21 Dec 1939, a mission to
     has displayed a keenness and undiminishing desire to engage the enemy.                        locate the German battleship Deutschland, in Hampden aircraft L 4093. On
     This experience and determination has been an inspiration to his crew and the                 completion of his ‘Tour’, which consisted of 24 operations, Appleton was
     gunners with whom he has come in contact.                                                     selected for a Gunnery Leader’s Course. On 27 Jul 1941, at Castle Kennedy,
     In view of such proved devotion to duty I strongly recommend him for the                      and Air Gunnery School located in Wigtownshire, Scotland, he was killed in a
     award of the Distinguished Flying Medal.”                                                     flying accident. The Hampden aircraft, in which he was Air Gunner, stalled in a
                                                                                                   turn shortly after take off and crashed killing all five crew. Appleton was 21 and
     Mason was shot down and taken PoW on the ill fated and famous 2nd/3rd                         is interred in the West Road Cemetery, Newcastle on Tyne.
     December 1943 raid on Berlin in which 460 Squadron lost five Lancasters
     including two carrying war reporters, a third reporter who survived the raid,
     described it the next day as “Berlin - Orchestrated Hell of Light and Flame”.            87 A fine 1942 Military B.E.M. group of seven awarded to
     Mason successfully bailed out of stricken Lancaster JB608 and was imprisoned                Master-at-Arms A. Bishop, Royal Navy.
     in Stalag Luft 4B where he remained until the end of hostilities.                           B RITISH EMPIRE MEDAL , G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE , MILITARY (M.A.A., C/M
84 A very fine Battle of Passchaendale ‘V.C. action’ M.M. group of                               37118); 1914-15 STAR (j.20565, A.B., R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
   three awarded to Private J. Quinn, 1st/6th Battalion, Seaforth                                MEDALS (L.S. R.N.); DEFENCE MEDAL; WAR MEDAL; ROYAL NAVY L.S. &
   Highlanders.                                                                                  G.C., G.V.R., 2ND ISSUE, FIXED SUSPENSION (R.P.O. H.M.S. Pembroke)
   MILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (S-17904 Pte., 1/6 Sea: Hdrs. - T.F.); BRITISH                         GVF
   WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (23905 Pte., Seaforth) GVF               £550                          Sold with an original photograph of the recipient and investiture pass for
                                                                                                 Buckingham Palace.                                                   £475
     M.M. London Gazette 28 Sept 1917.
                                                                                                   B.E.M. London Gazette 1 Jan 1942. Alexander Bishop, Master at Arms,
     Following a long artillery bombardment lasting from 16 to 31 Jul 1917 and a                   C/M.37118 H.M.S. “Pembroke IV”. The official recommendation states: ‘Has
     staggering 4.3 million shells, the Fifth Army attacked the German lines north of              served continuously at this base since November 1939. His duties have been
     Ypres at dawn on 31 Jul 1917. The 6th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders were                    many sided, daily arrivals and departures of convoys make the drafting and
     involved in the attack reaching their objectives but at a cost of 66 men killed               billeting work continuous and complicated. He has been consistently zealous, a
     during the course of the day. On 19 Aug the Commanding Officer read out                       first class and tactful disciplinarian and admirable in his handling of young H.C.
     the names of the recipients of Military Medals awarded for gallantry in the                   Signalmen straight from civilian life, who have passed through in large
     recent offensive, the 6th Battalion received 29 and one bar, which included                   numbers.’
     Private Quinn. In addition there were five M.C.s, three D.C.M.s and the Victoria
     Cross awarded to Private Alexander Edwards.                                                   Alexander Bishop was born in the town of Brightlingsea, Essex, and joined the
                                                                                                   Navy on 21 Dec 1914.
     James Quinn enlisted into the Seaforth Highlanders on 3 Apr 1918 and was
     discharged on 7 Sept 1918.

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88 A good Military B.E.M. group of nine awarded to Chief Engine                                    Next on the agenda was Berlin, Schofield and his crew visiting the German
   Room Artificer F. Lucas, Royal Navy.                                                            capital on no less than three occasions, mechanical failure once compelling
   B RITISH EMPIRE MEDAL , G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE , MILITARY (C.E.R.A.,                                them to return home on three engines. Finally, on the night of 6-7 September,
   P/M18550); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (M.18550, Act. E.R.A.4                                they completed their first tour of operations with a sortie to Munich. The first
   R.N.); 1939-45 STAR ; ATLANTIC STAR ; DEFENCE MEDAL; WAR MEDAL;                                 complete crew of No. 101 Squadron to survive a tour intact, they became
   CORONATION 1937; ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2ND ISSUE, FIXED                               something of a legend at Ludford Magna, the unit’s new airfield (a.k.a.
   SUSPENSION (E.R.A.1, H.M.S. Vampire) GVF                                                        “Mudford Magna”), when they got home. All were decorated, Schofield
   Sold with two original signed portrait photographs of the recipient, Mine                       receiving the D.F.M.
   Clearence Service badge, and cloth tunic ribbon bars.                £475
                                                                                                   Rested at a conversion unit and finishing school, he returned to the
     B.E.M. London Gazette 1 Jan 1946. Chief Engine-room Artificer Frank Lucas,                    operational scene with his old Squadron in April 1944, and was re-united with
     P/M.18550, H.M.S. Spartiate. The official recommendation states: ‘ Has served                 four of his original crew members, including Bill Scrymgeour-Wedderburn.
     in Glasgow for two and a half years and had been responsible for carrying out                 Inevitably targets were largely confined to those in support of the Normandy
     the Wear and Waste tests of boilers and fitting of C.S.A. apparatus in                        Landings, although the Ruhr was occasionally visited. On the eve of D-Day
     Merchant Ships. A rating of exceptional character and with a high sense of                    itself, Schofield and his crew were employed in an “A.B.C.” operation over the
     duty, who keeps on his job regardless of length of hours.’                                    Channel, jamming enemy radio transmissions, an important mission that saw
                                                                                                   Schofield acting as Flight Engineer to 101’s Squadron C.O. This period also
     Frank Lucas was born in Battersea, London and joined the Navy on 17 Jan                       witnessed no less than five daylight operations, and in one of these on 24
     1916.                                                                                         June, Schofield’s Lancaster was holed by flak in six places while flying over
                                                                                                   Dieppe. And nor were the trips to Germany without incident, an inconclusive
                                                                                                   combat with a J.U. 88 being fought out during a raid on Gelsenkirchen on the
                                                                                                   night of 12-13 June. But by the end of the following month, Schofield and his
89 A particularly fine Second World War D.F.M. group of five                                       crew had survived another tour of operations, their final sortie being flown
   awarded to Flying Officer R. Schofield, Royal Air Force, who                                    against Hazebrouck.
   survived two operational tours, including the Hamburg
   ‘firestorm’ raids and the Peenemunde raid                                                       Latterly, Schofield qualified as a 2nd Pilot and flew York aircraft on supply trips
   D ISTINGUISHED FLYING MEDAL , G.VI.R. (1097825 Sgt. R. Schofield,                               to Malta, Cairo, Karachi and Columbo with No. 511 Squadron in late 1944. His
   R.A.F.); 1939-45 STAR ; AIR CREW EUROPE STAR , CLASP , FRANCE AND                               final appointment was with 1331 Transport Squadron Conversion Unit on
   GERMANY; DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS, the campaign awards all privately                              Dakotas back in the U.K., and he was demobilised as a Flying Officer in
   named, mounted as worn GVF                                                                      mid-1946. In later years he was to be consulted by a number of historians
                                                                                                   about his wartime experiences, and mention of him may be found in Bomber
   Sold with the recipient’s original Flying Log Book, covering the period
                                                                                                   Squadron At War, by Andrew Brookes (1983), and Maximum Effort III, by
   March 1943 to April 1946, together with some informative letters from                           Patrick Otter (1993).
   fellow crew member Sergeant King, D.F.M., written in the mid-1990s,
   these accompanied by a number of copy wartime photographs. £3900                                           SINGLE CAMPAIGN MEDALS
     D.F.M. London Gazette 10 December 1943. Flying Officer Ronald Schofield,
     D.F.M., commenced training as a Flight Engineer in March 1943, having                    90 HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR MYSORE 1790-92, large
     volunteered for aircrew duties after being employed as a Fitter. Posted to No.              silver issue, 43 mm, oblique grained edge, fitted with a contemporary fine
     101 Squadron at Holme-on-Spalding in May of the same year, he joined the                    quality faceted silver suspension clip EF and scarce               £4500
     crew of Flight Lieutenant Bill Scrymgeour-Wedderburn, a courageous pilot who
     possessed a magnificent indifference to all forms of enemy opposition and, in            91 HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR CEYLON 1795-96, silver, a
     the words of Schofield, was ‘a very colourful character who drove an ancient                slightly later striking with rust spots polished out, fitted with silver loop
     car, couldn’t bear red tape and who didn’t give a damn for anyone. In the air
     he was superb.’ This was just as well, for on their second operation, against               for suspension VF                                                       £825
     Bochum, on the night of 13-14 May 1943, their Lancaster was holed in many                92 HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR EGYPT 1801, silver striking
     places by flak. Fellow crew member, Sergeant King, the Wireless Operator,
     takes up the story:                                                                         on a wide flan, 52 mm., with a post mount and ring suspension, a later
                                                                                                 striking, showing die crack to obverse GVF                      £800
     ‘It was inexperience which nearly caused our downfall that night. As I
     remember we were a few minutes late for E.T.A. over the target and a                     93 ALEXANDER DAVISON’S MEDAL FOR THE NILE 1798, silver, fitted with loop
     decision was made between the skipper and Navigator to take a short cut                     for suspension GVF                                              £1800
     from the route laid down at briefing. This meant flying over Essen, alone. We
     were caught in a cone by the city’s searchlights and received the complete               94 A LEXANDER DAVISON ’S MEDAL FOR THE NILE 1798, 47 mm, silver,
     attention of Essen’s ack-ack defences which were just about the strongest in                contemporarily enclosed between thick lunettes held by a wide silver
     the world at that time. Bill Scrymgeour-Wedderburn skilfully jinked and weaved              mount, the edge of the mount engraved 'A Tribute of Regard, From Alexr.
     and finally dived steeply to gain speed before we managed to shake off the                  Davison Esqr. St. James's Square', with ring for suspension, small
     searchlights and gain the advantage once more of darkness. We made it to                    pre-encapsulation scratches to reverse field, otherwise EF
     Bochum and then limped back to Holme full of holes.’                                        Contained in contemporary red leather case, the lid detached    £2900
     Their Lancaster, “N-Nuts”, was written off, but the replacement aircraft was             95 ALEXANDER DAVISON’S MEDAL FOR THE NILE 1798, silver, fitted with small
     similarly adorned with nose art depicting a giant nutcracker gripped around a               stirrup loop for suspension, some minor contact marks VF        £2450
     head that bore a remarkable resemblance to Hitler, and in it they returned to
     the fray - against Dortmund - just 10 nights later. Quickly embroiled in what was        96 ALEXANDER DAVISON’S MEDAL FOR THE NILE 1798, bronze, heavy edge
     to become known as the Battle of the Ruhr, the crew of “N-Nuts” visited in                  bruising and contact marks F                                  £150
     rapid succession Dusseldorf, Essen, Wuppertal, Krefeld, Mulheim (‘Very sticky
     box barrage’), Cologne (thrice) and Gelsenkirchen.                                       97 HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY MEDAL FOR EGYPT 1801, silver, fitted
                                                                                                 with silver loop for suspension GVF                          £1300
     Allocated to Turin on their next run, engine trouble developed over the target,
     and “N-Nuts” was compelled to return to the U.K. on a course via the South of            98 N AVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1840, 1 clasp, 4 Nov 1805 (John
     France, the Bay of Biscay and the Brittany coast, the latter part of the journey            Pendleton), edge bruising, rim neatly plugged at 6 o’clock position VF
     being completed at sea-level and in daylight. Just 10 minutes worth of fuel                                                                                   £2250
     remained by the time she reached home.
                                                                                                   John Pendleton was an Ordinary Seaman aboard H.M.S. Caesar, flagship to
     Towards the end of the same month - July 1943 - Schofield and his crew                        Sir Richard Strachan and his fleet of eight ships. During the engagement the
     participated in the famous ‘firestorm’ raids on Hamburg and, shortly afterwards,              French Man of War Mont Blanc surrendered to H.M.S. Caesar, hauling down
     on the night of 17-18 August, in the attack on the rocket research                            her colours after sustaining 180 men killed and wounded. Approximately 296
     establishment at Peenemunde. Schofield noted in his Flying Log Book, ‘Large                   clasps were issued for this action, 65 to H.M.S. Caesar. His being a unique
     explosion from own bombs’, while his Wireless Operator later confessed to                     name on the NGS roll.
     having ‘dropped empty beer bottles with razor blades wedged in the necks                 99 N AVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Syria (Martin Moran)
     which gave a whistling effect similar to a bomb, just as a parting gift.’                   GVF                                                        £850
                                                                                                   Ordinary Seaman Martin Moran served aboard H.M.S. Rodney during the
                                                                                                   operations off the Syria Coast in 1840.



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100 M ILITARY GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Egypt (W. McCreary,                              105 M ILITARY GE N E R A L SE R V I C E 1793-1814, 2 clasps, Martinique,
    Ancient Irish Fencibles) edge bruise GVF and extremely rare £4500                                  Guadaloupe (Caleb Bell, 15th Foot) fitted with silver ribbon buckle,
      One of only two MGS medals issued to the regiment, the other having been                         edge bruising, otherwise GVF                                   £1480
      awarded to Ensign George T. Burke - both with the single clasp for Egypt.                          47 medals to this regiment, including 23 with these two clasps.

      Walter McCreary was born in the parish of Donegal, County Antrim and served                        Caleb Bell was born at Barnard Castle, near Sunderland, Co. Durham, and
      in the Ancient Irish Fencibles for two and a half years. A shoemaker by trade,                     enlisted at Edinburgh on 12 November 1799, aged 17, for unlimited service.
      he was discharged aged twenty in 1802 on account of him having been                                He served for 18 years 73 days, including 12 years in the West Indies,
      invalided by a Medical Board in consequence of his sight having been impaired                      1805-17, and was a Corporal for five and a half years and a Sergeant for 157
      in Egypt.                                                                                          days. He was discharged in the rank of Private at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 24
                                                                                                         September 1818, and received his final discharge in England on 22 February
      On 1 Feb 1793 Great Britain was once again at war. The declaration of war                          1819, ‘being worn out and impaired vision.’ Sold with copy discharge papers
      by the French Republic caught Great Britain at a disadvantage as it had both                       and copied pages from the detailed regimental history for this period.
      disbanded most of the newly raised regular regiments of 1776-1783 after that
      conflict had ended and reduced its own peacetime establishment to practically                106 M ILITARY GE N E R A L SE R V I C E 1793-1814, 2 clasps, Martinique,
      nil. While it immediately took steps to recruit its regular regiments for general                Guadaloupe (James Bradley, 13th Foot) edge bruising and contact
      service, it also established a regular force of Fencible Regiments, for home                     marks VF                                                       £1550
      service only, to augment the Embodied militia of the Kingdom. This force was                       Sold at Sotheby in June 1894 and by Baldwin in June 1933.
      especially necessary in Scotland, which had no large militia force of its own until
      1798.                                                                                              James Bradley was born in the Parish of Batleigh, Moneymore, Co. Derry,
      The term 'fencible' may come from 'defencible' and means a defence force.                          enlisted into the 13th Foot at Colerain, Co. Derry, on 12 March 1806, and
      There had been fencible regiments raised for home defence both for the                             was discharged in Guernsey on 24 November 1818, in consequence of
      Seven Years War and the American Revolution. The number of regiments                               defective vision.
      raised, however, was nowhere near the number raised for this conflict.
      Fortescue described them as, "regular troops originally enlisted for service at              107 MILITARY GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1814, 2 clasps, Albuhera, Vittoria (J.
      home, and for the duration of the war only, and were designed to liberate the                    Sturton, 57th Foot) minor edge bruise NEF                    £2800
      regular army from the United Kingdom for service abroad." Many of these
      regiments did sterling service in the garrisoning of Ireland and others                            Less than 40 “Albuhera” Military General Service 1793-1814 Medals are known
      volunteered for general service, as well as, providing garrisons in England and                    to have survived to men of the 57th.
      overseas to free regular line regiments. Only one saw action, that of the
      Ancient Irish Regiment of Fencible Infantry, who having been posted to                             Joseph Sturton was born in Nottingham and first served with the 16th Light
      Minorca in 1801, saw campaign service in Egypt later that same year.                               Dragoons between 1793 and 1802. He rejoined the Army in 1804 and served
      The regiment was only in existence from 5 Jun 1799 to 1802.                                        with the 57th until 1816, being present in the regiment’s most famous action,
                                                                                                         that of Albuhera.
101 M ILITARY GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Corunna (Samuel
    Hewitt, 26th Foot) GVF                                   £1100                                       During the early part of its service in the Peninsula, the Regiment, which
                                                                                                         contained a number of turbulent characters in its ranks, received the nickname
102 M ILITARY GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Guadaloupe (John                                       of the “Steelbacks”, from the amount of flogging administered to its men and
    Bunton, 25th Foot) edge bruising GVF                      £1100                                      the way they bore their punishment. Following its famous part at the battle of
                                                                                                         Albuhera in May 1811, they became known as the “Die Hards”, their Colonel
103 M ILITARY GE N E R A L SE R V I C E 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Java (G. R.                                  having called out on being carried wounded from the battlefield, “Die Hard,
    Pemberton, Lieut. 3rd. Battn. Bengal Volrs.) edge bruise NEF£2900                                    57th! Die Hard!” And so they did, suffering terrible casualties in a close range
                                                                                                         “fire fight” perhaps never equalled in military history. Thus from an original
      Ex Spink 1957.                                                                                     strength of 31 officers and 616 men, two officers and 87 men were killed, and
                                                                                                         21 officers and 318 men wounded. Marshal Beresford, not normally noted for
      Major-General George Richard Pemberton, late 62nd Native Infantry was                              his eloquence, paid this magnificent tribute to the British infantry under his
      commissioned, Ensign, on 24 May 1806. He was advanced, Lieutenant, 22                              command: “It is impossible by any description to do justice to the distinguished
      May 1809; Bt.-Captain, 24 May 1821; Captain, 1 My 1824; Major, 25 June                             gallantry of the troops; but every individual nobly did his duty; and it is
      1832; Lieut-Colonel, 13 Feb 1839; Colonel, 19 Mar 1849, and Major-General,                         observed that our dead, particularly in the 57th Regiment, were lying as they
      28 Nov 1854.                                                                                       fought, in ranks, and every wound was in front”.
      He served with the expedition to Java in 1811 and is confirmed as having
      been present at the storm and capture of Cornelis.                                                 Aged 54 and ‘worn out’ in 1816, it was not until October 1846 that Private
104 MILITARY GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Salamanca (Christian                                    Joseph Sturton became a Chelsea In-Pensioner. He died in October 1848
    Deiters, Corpl. 1st Lt. Dgns. K.G.L.) NEF                   £1550                                    having just claimed his medal and an interesting endorsement to his service
                                                                                                         papers states, “Medal of this deceased in-pensioner sent to Regimental
      On the day following the battle of Salamanca, the 1st and 2nd Light                                collection - the regiment promising to return it if claimed by the relatives of the
      Dragoons earned the battle honour ‘Garcia Hernandez’ for an incident unique                        deceased”. This note dated 22 Oct 1895, the Royal Hospital apparently no
      in the annals of British military history. During the French retreat, these two                    longer willing to hold onto the medal.
      regiments charged and destroyed in succession three regiments of Foy’s
      rearguard, formed in three squares, which were supported by six pieces of                    108 M ILITARY GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1814, 4 clasps, Talavera, Badajoz,
      artillery. A regiment of infantry formed in square, bristling with bayonets and                  Salamanca, Vittoria (Abraham Hazelock, 14th Light Dragoons)
      with devastating fire-power on all sides, was believed to be impervious to                       edge bruising VF                                           £1450
      attack from cavalry. For cavalry to break a square was unheard of.
      Eyewitnesses stated that after the action the dragoons, supporting their                     109 M ILITARY GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1814, 8 clasps, Busaco, Fuentes
      wounded, made their way slowly to the rear through the cheering ranks of the                     D’Onor, Ciudad Rodrigo, Salamanca, Pyrenees, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse
      famous Light Division. Wellington, seldom lavish in his praise, wrote in his official            (William Bennett, 42nd Foot) contact wear VF                 £3300
      despatch “I have never witnessed a more gallant charge than was made upon
      the enemy’s infantry by the heavy brigade of the King’s German Legion under                        William Bennett, 42nd Foot, was born in Upper Shannon Co Cork, Ireland. A
      Major General von Bock, which was completely successful and the whole body                         Labourer aged 27 enlisted 3 March 1807 and in addition to his Peninsular
      of infantry, consisting of three battalions of the enemy’s first division, were                    service was present at the Battle of Waterloo, wounded in the right arm at
      made prisoners.” Three weeks later, all officers of the K.G.L. were granted                        Quatre Bras on 16 June 1815. Bennett was discharged 3 July 1816, awarded
      permanent rank in the British Army.                                                                2 years service for Waterloo.
                                                                                                   110 WATERLOO 1815 (James Farrar, 23rd Regiment Foot), fitted with steel
      A total of 84 M.G.S. medals to the 1st Light Dragoons but only 5 medals with                     clip and split ring suspension, marked edge bruising and contact wear,
      the single clasp for Salamanca. Deiters’ name does not appear on the roll for
      Waterloo and it is quite possible that he was one of the many casualties                         naming weak in places F                                           £1700
      suffered by his regiment at Garcia Hernandez.                                                      Private James Farrar was Born in the parish of Whitchurch, Lancaster and
                                                                                                         attested for the 23rd Regiment of Foot at Manchester on 12 Aug 1813, aged
                                                                                                         16. His service amounted some 23 years of which three years and seven
                                                                                                         months were spent in France, including the Battle of Waterloo, where as an
                                                                                                         under age Private soldier he served Captain Dalmer’s Company; eight years
                                                                                                         and seven months in Gibraltar; one year and two months in Portugal, and the
                                                                                                         remainder at home. Being unfit for further service, Farrar was discharged at
                                                                                                         Kilkenny on 17 Oct 1836.



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111 WATERLOO 1815 (Thomas Cordick, 2nd Batt. 3rd Reg. Guards), fitted                            130 SUTLEJ 1845-46, FOR MOODKEE 1845, no clasp (Richard Beisley, 50th
    with original steel clip and split ring suspension, obverse and reverse                          Regt.) GVF                                                  £1150
    detail worn through wear F                                         £1900                           Private Richard Beisley was killed in action at the Battle of Moodkee when the
      Private Thomas Cordick served in Lieutenant Colonel Charles West’s Company                       50th charged the Sikh Artillery late in the day. The regiment suffered heavy
      at Waterloo.                                                                                     casualties but captured the enemy’s guns, one of which is kept at the
                                                                                                       Regimental Museum in Maidstone, Kent.
112 H A N O V E R ME D A L F O R WA T E R L O O 1815 (Lieut. Et Adjt. FR. V.
    Dachenhausen, Hus. Rgt. Hzg. V. Cumberld.) contact wear and                                  131 S UTLEJ 1845-46, FOR MOODKEE 1845, no clasp (John Daniels, 31st
    edge bruising VF                                                   £1850                         Regt.) light contact wear VF                               £435
                                                                                                       Medal roll states Volunteer to 50th Foot.
113 ARMY OF INDIA 1799-1826, 1 clasp, Kirkee & Poona, long hyphen reverse
    (Private Moonah Singh, 2nd G.R. N.I.) contact wear VF          £1950                         132 N EW ZEALAND 1845-1866, reverse dated 1861 to 1866 (2172 John
                                                                                                     Stanton, 57th Regt.) NEF                                  £585
114 COORG REBELLION 1837, silver, fitted with loop for suspension, a slightly
                                                                                                       John Stanton from Wexford attested for the 57th Regiment at Dublin on 1
    later striking with very early signs of obverse die distortion VF   £850                           Jan 1848. He served with the 57th in the Crimea (Medal and three clasps,
                                                                                                       Turkish Medal) and for over six years in New Zealand. He was discharged
115 SERINGAPATAM 1799, 48 mm, silver-gilt, Royal Mint, with contemporary
                                                                                                       following nearly 21 years service, 12 of which were served overseas.
    gold swivel loop suspension, minor contact marks GVF and scarce
                                                                  £2300                          133 NEW ZEALAND 1845-1866, reverse dated 1863 to 1864 (C. Harrison, Boy
                                                                                                     *1st Cl., H.M.S. Esk) refitted suspension, neatly plugged at 6 o’clock
116 ST. JEAN D’ACRE 1840, bronze, fitted with double ring suspension GVF                             position, heavily polished F                                      £265
                                                                      £190
                                                                                                       121 medals were awarded to H.M.S. Esk.
117 ST. JEAN D’ACRE 1840, silver, fitted with contemporary bar suspension,                             Charles Harrison was born in Brighton, Sussex on 20 Sept 1844 and joined
    a little polished VF                                             £350                              the Navy in 1862, entering H.M.S. Excellent on 6 Feb that year. His conduct
                                                                                                       was described as ‘indifferent’ and in 1883.
118 ST. JEAN D’ACRE 1840, silver (C. S. Norman, Mate, H.M.S. Edinburgh)                          134 N EW ZEALAND 1845-1866, reverse dated 1863 to 1865 (615 Thos.
    engraved naming GVF                                           £350                               Walker, 70th Regt.) edge bruise NEF                      £595
      Commander Charles Spry Norman entered the Navy on 6 Jan 1829 and
      passed his examination in 1835. As a reward for his services as Mate of the                135 NEW ZEALAND 1845-1866, reverse dated 1864 to 1866 (859 Wm. Price,
      Edinburgh during war in Syria, where on the night of 2 Oct 1840 he assisted in                 1st Bn. 12th Regt.) GVF                                     £585
      the boats under Captain F. S. Hastings in removing a quantity of powder from                     William Price [Trice] was born in the parish of Winsborough, near the town of
      the castle of Beyrout, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, 4 Nov                          Sandwich, Kent, and attested for the 12th Regiment at Rochester on 9 Jan
      1840. His succeeding appointments were aboard H.M.S. Cornwallis, flagship                        1863. He was discharged on 21 Jan 1881, this being his sole entitlement
      of Sir William Parker during the latter part of the hostilities with China - 22 Jan
      to 29 Aug 1842; to Cruizer and Nimrod, both in the East Indies, whence he                  136 NEW ZEALAND 1845-1866, reverse undated (Lieut. Wm. Gibson, 40th
      returned to England and was paid off at the close of 1844. On 25 Feb 1845                      Foot), mounted as worn from plain silver brooch bar EF
      he was drafted to Comus and for his conduct during the warfare carried on                      Sold with a copy of a photograph of the recipient in uniform wearing the
      against General Ross in the Parana was advanced to the rank of                                 New Zealand Medal and copies of his commission and promotion
      Commander, 18 Nov. 1845 and placed on the retired list.
                                                                                                     warrants.                                                          £950
119 C ANDAHAR 1842, unnamed as issued, fitted with original clip and                                   William Gibson was commissioned Ensign in the 4th Regiment on 6 Jun 1855
    somewhat rusted straight bar suspension NEF                 £445                                   and was promoted Lieutenant in the 40th Regiment on 20 Oct 1856.
120 CANDAHAR 1842, unnamed as issued, fitted with original steel clip and                        137 PUNJAB 1848-49, 2 clasps, Mooltan, Goojerat (W. Clements, 1st Bn.
    straight bar suspension EF                                       £490                            60th R. Rifles) minor edge bruise NEF                        £660
121 GHUZNEE CABUL 1842 (John Halls, 41st Regt.), contemporary engraved                           138 PUNJAB 1848-49, no clasps (Serjt. Wm. Evans, 98th Foot) minor edge
    naming, fitted with replacement silver clip and straight bar suspension,                         bruising VF                                                    £390
    edge bruise GVF                                                    £675
                                                                                                 139 SOUTH AFRICA 1834-53 (Thos. Ash, 2nd Regt.) contact wear VF                 £475
122 D EFENCE OF JELLALABAD 1842 FLYING VICTORY (Private Holden, Her
    Majesty’s 31st Foot) edge bruising VF and regimentally rare £1900                            140 SOUTH AFRICA 1834-53 (P. Wallace, 91st Regt.) GVF                           £565
      Private John Holden served with the 1/13th Foot during the siege of                              Private P. Wallace is confirmed as having served in the 2nd Kaffir War.
      Jellalabad and volunteered for further service with HM 31st Foot in Dec 1844.              141 SOUTH AFRICA 1834-53 (E. Shelswell, 43rd Regt.) GVF                         £490
      Presumably, having received with the Mural Crown Jellalabad Medal, Holden
      exchanged it for the Winged Victory Medal when it was possible to exchange                 142 SOUTH AFRICA 1834-53 (M. Ahearn, 1st Bn. Rifle Bde.) edge bruise
      in March 1845. Serving with the 31st at that time, his medal was named to the                  and contact marks VF                                         £515
      31st.
                                                                                                       Private Martin Ahearn is confirmed as having served in both the 2nd and 3rd
123 D EFENCE OF JELLALABAD 1842 FLYING VICTORY, naming details neatly                                  Kaffir Wars (1846-47 & 1850-53).
    erased, fitted with claw and swivel scroll suspension, edge bruise and
    contact marks VF                                                   £475                      143 SOUTH AFRICA 1834-53 (Andw. Bishop, 74th Regt.) edge bruise GVF
                                                                                                                                                                  £540
124 CHINA 1842 (William Price, 49th Regiment Foot)edge bruise GVF£725
                                                                                                 144 SOUTH AFRICA 1834-53 (2047 Pte. J. Daly, 1/ Rifle Bde.) NEF                 £350
125 CHINA 1842 (Thomas Fairbairn, 26th Regiment Foot) edge bruising                                    An official replacement in the form of a no clasp 1879 medal and engraved in
    and contact marks VF                                        £625                                   the style of the 1880s.
      Thomas Fairbairn enlisted at Edinburgh on 3 Jul 1823 and was discharged                          John Daly was born in the parish of Clyn Fort, Dublin, and attested for the
      due to disability, the result of protracted residence in a tropical climate, on 21               Rifle Brigade on 10 Dec 1842, aged 18. He served with the 1st Battalion
      Jan 1845.                                                                                        during the 1846-47 Campaign and was invalided from service in 1850. The
                                                                                                       medal roll states, ‘AG List 78 18.12.80 Pensioner’.
126 CHINA 1842 (Charles Hughes, Petty Offr, H.M.S. Plover) light contact
    wear GVF                                                        £850                         145 SOUTH AFRICA 1834-53 (J. Newcombe, 90th Regt.) GVF                          £490
                                                                                                       John Newcombe, a tailor from Bideford, enlisted on 3 Feb 1839 and was
      56 medals issued to this ship which also carried 9 R.M. officers and men.
                                                                                                       discharged on 30 Apr 1849.
127 HYDERABAD 1843 (Lalla Sewpursaud 25th Regt. N. I.) VF                          £750
                                                                                                 146 BALTIC 1854-55, unnamed as issued GVF                                       £190
128 H YDERABAD 1843 (J. Pye, Sappers & Miners), contemporary small
                                                                                                 147 CRIMEA 1854-56, 1 clasp, Alma (Willm. Dean, 1st Batt. Rifle Bde.) NEF
    impressed naming GVF                                     £550
                                                                                                                                                                      £1100
129 M EEANEE HYDERABAD 1843 (Colr. Havilr. Byroo Sing, 1st Gr. Regt.                                   Private William Dean was mortally wounded at the battle of the Alma, 20
    N.I.) GVF                                                   £730                                   September 1854 and died two days later. He was buried in the Scutari Military
                                                                                                       Cemetery.

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148 CRIMEA 1854-56, no clasp, unnamed as issued to Navy GVF                       £135          158 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, North West Frontier (2810 P.
                                                                                                    Dillon, H.M.s 81st Regt.) contact marks VF                       £375
149 C RIMEA 1854-56, 1 clasp, Alma (Wm. Hewitt, 2nd Bn. Rifle Bde.)
                                                                                                      Patrick Dillon was born in the parish of Longford and attested for the 81st
    officially impressed naming NEF                            £950
                                                                                                      Regiment at Dublin on 7 Dec 1862. He service amounted some 20 years, 314
      William Hewitt, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade, was killed in action before                       days, of which two were served on Gibraltar and nearly twelve in the East
      Sebastopol on 29th October 1854. He served in Captain E. Newdigate’s                            Indies Dillon also received the Indian Mutiny Medal without clasp.
      Company.
      His brother John served in the same battalion, he was present at all the                  159 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1885-7 (172 Drumr. H.
      battles in the campaign and by good fortune survived. An anecdote referring                   Warren, 2d. Bn. Hamps. R.) polished VF                        £215
      to the brothers is mentioned in the History of the Rifle Brigade by Sir William
      Cope:                                                                                     160 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, North West Frontier (2037 Pte.
      “On the morning of Sunday, November 5, and hour before daybreak, and                          E. Marchant, 3 Bn. Rif. Bde.) EF                                  £315
      alarm was sounded through the English camp.....                                                 Edward Marchant was born in the parish of St. Martin’s, London and attested
      General Codrington, the first to give the alarm, turned out the Light Division                  for the Rifle Brigade at County Kilkenny on 21 Dec 1858, aged 19. He
      and the 2nd Battalion assembled at once. Three companies only were on                           subsequently served in the East Indies for five years and was present during
      parade, one wing having gone to the heights of Balaklava and Captain                            the campaigning on the North West Frontier during this time. He was
      Foreman’s company being in the five gun battery. Of these three companies,                      discharged on 30 Oct 1865 having been found to be unfit for further service.
      one had just come in after twenty-seven hours in the trenches. However they
      at once advanced and General Codrington having placed his brigade on the                  161 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1885-7 (1963 Pte. G.
      Victoria ridge, these Rifleman extended along the left bank of the Careenage                  Woods, 2d. Bn. L’pool R.) GVF                                £225
      ravine on the extreme left of the line. Soon after they took up their position, a
                                                                                                      George Woods was born in the parish of Keady, County Monaghan, and
      column of Russian, part of Solomonoff’s force, advanced up the Careenage
                                                                                                      attested for the 13th Brigade at Warrington on 26 Nov 1829. A resident of
      ravine and after opening fire on the Riflemen, attempted to ascend its left
                                                                                                      Bootle, Liverpool, he was posted to the 2nd Battalion, Liverpool Regiment and
      bank; but Captain Alrington, with two companies of the 2nd Battalion, at once
                                                                                                      served in Burma from 3 Nov 1885 until 21 Oct 1887. Woods was discharged at
      attacked them and drove them down at the point of the bayonet. They
                                                                                                      home on 8 May 1889, his character given as ‘Bad’ on discharge.
      retreated by the bottom of the ravine and did not again make their
      appearance in the part of the fight. In this attack a Rifleman named Hewitt               162 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1885-7 (4292 Cr. Sgt.
      put on a greatcoat and cap, late property of a Russian soldier deceased,                      M. Sclater, 1st Bn. Rif. Brig.) GVF                            £280
      followed the retreating Muscovites down the ravine and picked off a number
      of them. He narrowly escaped however, being shot by his own comrades.                           Colour-Sergeant Marshall Sclater, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade, died at Meiktila,
      This man as well as a brother in the same battalion, afterwards died in the                     Burma, on 12 Oct 1888.
      Crimea”.                                                                                  163 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1885-7 (6103 Pte. J.
150 CRIMEA 1854-56, 2 clasps, Alma, Inkermann (Pte. Fredk. Killeway, 7th                            Kelly, 1st Bn. Rif. Brig.) NEF                               £265
    Foot) contemporary engraved naming VF                          £350
                                                                                                164 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1887-89 (7657 Pte. G.
      Private Frederick Killeway enlisted into the 48th Foot on 20 Oct 1852 and                     Gilbert, 1st Bn. Rifle Brig.) edge bruise NEF                  £250
      transferred into the 7th Foot on 14 Mar 1854. He was taken prisoner in
      Crimea from 224-26 Dec 1854 and was in Scutari from 1 - 28 Feb 1855.                      165 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1889-92 (Lieutt. Hon.
      Killeway was promoted Corporal on 22 Apr 1857 and Sergeant on 4 Jul                           W. J. H. De Montmorency, 1st Bn. D.C.L.I.) official correction to first
      1857.                                                                                         part of surname NEF                                                  £950
151 CRIMEA 1854-56, 2 clasps, Alma, Sebastopol (J. Rutson, 2nd Bn. Rifle                            Sold with a reproduced photograph of the recipient in uniform circa 1895.
    Bde.) officially impressed naming NEF                          £950                               Hon. Willoughby John Horace de Montmorency was born on 3 May 1868, son
      Joseph Rutson served in Captain Forman’s Company as part of the right wing                      of the 3rd Viscount Frankfort de Montmorency and Rachel Mary, daughter of
      of the 2nd Battalion, Under Colonel Lawrence at the Battle of Alma. He was                      Field Marshal Sir John Michel. He was educated at Marlborough and entered
      slightly wounded in the trenches before Sebastopol on 3 Sept 1854 and died                      the Army in 1888, as 2nd Lieutenant in the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry.
      of his wounds at Scutari on 14 Nov 1854.                                                        He served in the Wuntho Expedition, Burma, 1891-2 (Medal with Clasp);
                                                                                                      operations of the North West Frontier of India with the Tirah Expeditionary
152 CRIMEA 1854-56, 2 clasps, Alma, Sebastopol (Corpl. Thos. Andrews,                                 Force (Medal with 2 Clasps); Egyptian Army with rank of Bimbashi, 1898-1900,
    50th Regt.) officially impressed naming GVF                 £1150                                 served on the Nile Expedition 1899, first advance against the Khalifa
                                                                                                      (Khedive’s Medal with Clasp). Succeeded his father in 1902, as 4th Viscount
      Lance-Sergeant Thomas Andrews enlisted into the 50th Regiment on 23 Feb
                                                                                                      de Montmorency, resigned from the Army and took over the family estates in
      1848 and was “killed in the trenches” outside Sebastopol on 18 Dec 1854.
                                                                                                      Ireland. He died on 5 July 1917. His elder brother, Hon. R. H. L. J. de
153 C RIMEA 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol (Thomas                                    Montmorency, won the Victoria Cross at Omdurman with the 21st Lancers and
    Lockey, 7th Royal Fusiliers) regimentally impressed naming, edge                                  was killed during the South African war whilst commanding the unit he had
    bruising VF                                                  £475                                 raised, de Montmorency’s Scouts.

      Thomas Lockey enlisted into the 7th Foot on 26 Jan 1852.                                  166 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Hazara 1888 (Lieutt. R. M.
                                                                                                    Lowis, 24th Bl. Infy.) EF                                     £685
154 TURKISH CRIMEA 1855, SARDINIAN ISSUE (3464 Serjt. W. Hampton, 46th
    Regt.) contemporary engraved naming, fitted with Brit Crimea suspension                           Major Robert Montressor Lowis was born in 1867 at Amery House, Alton,
                                                                                                      Hampshire. He was educated at Harrow, where he was a member of the
    VF                                                                £150
                                                                                                      Football 1st XI. Lowis was commissioned Lieutenant into the Somerset Light
155 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Perak (H. Northmore, Ord: 2                               Infantry in 1886 and transferred to the Indian Army later that year. He was
                                                                                                      advanced Major in 1904.
    Cl: H.M.S. “Modeste”) EF                                      £395
      258 clasps issued to this ship.                                                           167 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Hazara 1888 (2062 Pte. J.
                                                                                                    Ryan, 2nd Bn. R. Ir. R.) GVF                                 £250
      Henry Edwin Northmore was born in Plymouth on 9 Nov 1857 and
      volunteered for the Navy on 9 Nov 1872. He served aboard H.M.S.                           168 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Hazara 1888 (2576 Pte. H.
      Impregnable as a Boy 2nd Class until 9 Nov 1875 when he re-engaged as an                      Reid, 2nd Bn. R. Ir. R.) GVF                                 £275
      A.B. for 14 years service. Northmore was pensioned on 16 Dec 1889.
                                                                                                169 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Hazara 1888 (206 Pte. W.
156 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1885-7 (401 Drumr. J.                             Shannon, 2d. Bn. R. Ir. R.) NEF                              £275
    Cullen, 2d Bn. L’pool. R.) VF                                 £250
                                                                                                      Private William Shannon is additionally entitled to the Egypt Medal, clasp Tel El
      John Cullen was born in Waterford. A Puddler by occupation and a member of                      Kebir.
      the 4th Battalion Durham Light Infantry (Militia), he attested for general service
      on 3 August 1883. Posted to the 2nd Battalion Liverpool Regiment and                      170 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Chin Lushai 1889-90 (281 Pte.
      appointed a Drummer in May 1885, he served in India, December                                 W. Marsden, 1st Bn. Ches. R.) EF                                £375
      1883-November 1885; Burma, November 1885-April 1887, and again to India,
      April 1887-November 1892. For his military service he was awarded the above               171 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Chin Lushai 1889-90 (861
      medal for Burma 1885-7. Drummer Cullen was discharged on 2 August 1895.                       Drumr. R. Lindsay, 1st Bn. K. O. Sco. Bord.) GVF            £385
157 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1885-7 (637 Pte. J.
    Perkins, 2nd Bn. R. Muns. Fus.) NEF                          £250

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172 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Hazara 1891 (1206 Corpl. A.                      180 INDIAN MUTINY 1857-59, 1 clasp, Delhi (Q. M. Serg. Wm. F. Cogan,
    Robertson, 2d Bn. Sea. Highrs.) NEF                           £355                           Ben. Sap. & Miners.) officially impressed, slightly later naming GVF
      Corporal Arthur Robertson was wounded at the battle of Paardeberg on 18                                                                                      £785
      Feb 1900. He is additionally to a QSA with four clasps.                                      Quartermaster-Sergeant William F. Cogan enlisted into Bengal Sappers &
                                                                                                   Miners at Cork in 1846, aged 20 an embarked for Bombay aboard aboard
173 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Samana 1891 (69042 Gunr. J.                            Sea Park on 30 Jun 1848. He was disabled by a wound in the left forearm in
    Nolan, No.3 Mn By R.G.A.) EF                                 £285                              action at Futtepore Sikhri (outside Delhi) on 28 Oct 1857 and subsequently
                                                                                                   discharged. His medal was originally returned “unknown” and re-issued on 1
174 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 2 clasps, Burma 1887-89, Burma                                  Feb 1864.
    1885-7 (1178 Pte. T. Kemp, 1st Bn. Rif. Brig.) GVF        £250
      Thomas Tragarron, Cardigan enlisted into the Rifle Brigade on 26 Mar 1877.             181 INDIAN MUTINY 1857-59, 1 clasp, Lucknow (Gnr. & Dvr. W. Shuffel, 12th
      He served for 12 Years, was once imprisoned for ‘making away with kit’ and is              Bn. R. Arty.) suspension re-fixed, contact marks VF              £375
      confirmed as having received the IGS Medal with 2 clasps.
                                                                                             182 INDIAN MUTINY 1857-59, 1 clasp, Lucknow (Jas. Lord, 3rd Bn. Rifle
175 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 2 clasps, Burma 1889-92, Burma                                Bde.) GVF                                                   £395
    1887-89 (6342 Pte. C. Hogg, 4th Bn. Rif. Brig.) official correction to
    service number NEF                                                £330                   183 INDIAN MUTINY 1857-59, no clasp (H. V. Walton) GVF                          £380
      Only 155 Burma 1889-92 clasps were awarded to the 4th Battalion, Rifle                       Mr H. V. Walton was responsible for bringing telegraph communication to India.
      Brigade.                                                                               184 INDIAN MUTINY 1857-59, 4 clasps, Delhi, Relief of Lucknow, Lucknow,
      Charles William Hogg was born in the parish of Plumstead, near the town of                 Central India (Gunr. Wm. McDonald, 1st Bn. Bengal Art.) VF and rare
      Woolwich, Kent and attested for the Rifle Brigade at Winchester on 22 Oct
      1883, aged 20. He served in the East Indies from 1884 to 1888 and then in                                                                                £3950
      Burma from 1888 to 1890, this being his sole entitlement.                                    Four-clasp medals were awarded to only 50 European recipients, all serving
                                                                                                   with the 3rd Company, 1st Battalion, Bengal Artillery.
176 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 2 clasps, Samana 1891, Waziristan
    1894-95 (2080 Havr. Jebarain Burathoki, 1st Bn. 4th Gurkha Regt.)                              William McDonald, a Boiler Maker from Renfrew, attested for the Bengal Artillery
    contact marks VF                                            £195                               at Glasgow on 5 April 1856, at the age of twenty-one. After service before
                                                                                                   Delhi and Lucknow, he joined the 3rd Company, 1st Battalion, Artillery, in
177 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 2 clasps, Burma 1887-89, Burma                                  January 1858. McDonald was discharged at his own request at Lucknow on 6
    1885-7 (823 Naik. Gopla Mahtar, 7th Bombay Infy.) edge bruising VF                             August 1859, after three years and 123 days service. His Discharge Papers
                                                                   £180                            note that he ‘claims medal for siege and capture of Delhi - siege of Lucknow
                                                                                                   and capture of Calpee - campaign in Oude 1858/59 - and any prize that may
178 INDIAN MUTINY 1857-59, 2 clasps, Lucknow, Relief of Lucknow (J. Cook,                          be given for above service’. It appears that McDonald managed to recover
    1st Batn. 5th Fusrs.) GVF                                                                      part of the cost of his riding overalls by being permitted to pass them on to
    Sold with an original newspaper cutting containing a letter written from                       another soldier learning to ride. Five foot nine Gunner McDonald declared an
    the recipient to his parents, graphically describing his service in India                      intention to return to Glasgow.
    during the mutiny.                                                  £950                 185 C HINA 1857-60, no clasp (Wheeler Serjt. A. Boorman, 1st Bn. Mily
      The newspaper cutting states:                                                              Train) officially impressed naming GVF                       £295
      “ We have been favoured with a letter written by Joseph Cook, 5th Fusiliers, to              Wheeler Sergeant Albert Boorman was born in Brighton, Sussex and attested
      his father and mother residing at Mansfield-Woodhouse, from which we make                    for the Military Train at Westminster on 10 Mar 1857, aged 29. A wheelwright
      the following extracts relative to matters preceding the taking of Lucknow:                  by trade, he went on to serve 21 years, 10 months and is additionally entitled
      Camp before Lucknow, 9th Dec. 1857.                                                          to an L.S. & G.C. Medal. His intended place of residence on discharge was
      My dear father and mother, - We have left Mauritius on the 24th May, and                     stated as Sandy Hill, Plumsted, Kent.
      arrived in India on the 6th July, remaining at Chinchurah until the 14th of the
      same month. We left that place in search of the enemy but did not come                 186 C HINA 1857-60, 1 clasp, Taku Forts 1858 (Sergt. G. White, 70th Co.
      across them until the 2nd of August, about 6 o’clock in the morning. We                    R.M.L.I.) engraved naming GVF                                  £325
      commenced an engagement with them, which lasted until half-past three in
      the afternoon. We lost two men and eight wounded. Their loss was a great               187 CHINA 1857-60, 1 clasp, Taku Forts 1860 (Jas. Sally, 1st Bn. 3rd Regt.),
      many more. They numbered upwards of 4.500, while our men amounted to                       suspension claw neatly reafixed GVF                               £365
      95. Look at the difference: and yet we made them run away from us. But we
      was all well tired that night.                                                         188 CANADA GENERAL SERVICE 1866-70, 1 clasp, Fenian Raid 1870 (939 Pte.
      We marched after them again on the 11th, and came across them the                          G. Spanner, 1/ R.B.) NEF                                      £425
      following day. We got our glass of grog, and then marched up to them. They
      opened fire on all sides of us: but they did no harm. A few of us ran out and          189 CANADA GENERAL SERVICE 1866-70, 1 clasp, Fenian Raid 1870 (1461
      gave a shout, and fired a few shots, and away they all ran, and we after                   Pte. J. Mardell, 4/ R.B.) GVF                              £425
      them. We cleared the town of every one of them except an old woman, and
      took the guns.                                                                         190 CANADA GENERAL SERVICE 1866-70, 1 clasp, Fenian Raid 1870 (702 Pte.
      From here we marched up the country about 200 miles, to join the party under               J. Mullins, 1/ R.B.) NEF                                      £475
      the command of General Havelock. With him we marched across the Ganges
      on the 19th September, and on 21st faced the enemy. In about two hours                       James Mullins was born in the town of Mansfield, Nottingham and attested for
      fighting with them we killed a great number and captured five large guns,                    the Rifle Brigade at Dublin on 24 Dec 1861, aged 14. He served in Canada
      without losing a man on our side. On the 23rd we had another engagement.                     for over five years and was discharged at Portsmouth on 17 Dec 1875 with
      They showed a good front, and we thought that they would stand and give a                    the rank of Sergeant.
      good fight. But we were greatly mistaken, for after receiving four rounds from         191 CANADA GENERAL SERVICE 1866-70, 2 clasps, Fenian Raid 1866, Fenian
      us they ran away, our Horse Artillery after them in full gallop. We took seven             Raid 1870 (724 Pte. G. Kelly, 1st. Bn. R. Bde.) impressed naming GVF
      guns away from them.
      On the following day we went at them again like lions, but unfortunately I                                                                                  £1250
      received a wound in the wrist. Our men drove them into town, and took four             192 ABYSSINIA 1867 (610 J. Wheatley, 33rd D. W. Regt.) GVF                      £390
      more guns. The company I belong to suffered greatly in that day’s fight. It
      being No.1 of the 5th Fusiliers, it was always sent to the front. When the             193 ABYSSINIA 1867 (Ensign E. R. Benn, 26th Regt.) GVF                          £775
      other regiments came up, they all called out “Well done the fifth,” and the
      General said the same. We always got great praise for our bravery in the field.        194 ABYSSINIA 1867 (J. J. Carr, A.B. H.M.S. Octavia) GVF                        £390
      When we got into the town [Lucknow] we saved the lives of about 800
      Europeans. We were obliged to wait for more men until we could get them out            195 ABYSSINIA 1867 (4323 P. Collins, 5th Regt.) edge bruise GVF                 £395
      of the town. It was not until after two months that we brought them out, and
      at that time we murdered 30 of the enemy in one house, beside what was                 196 A BYSSINIA 1867 (No.4332 Drummer Minguel 3rd Bo. N.I.), correct
      outside. We are now encamped on a large plain in front of the town, awaiting               official impressed naming, locally produced suspension VF £270
      reinforcements and then we shall go and cut the whole of them from the face
      of the earth.                                                                          197 ABYSSINIA 1867 (G. W. Smith, A.B., H.M.S. Daphne) NEF                       £390
      Your loving son till death. Joseph Cook”.
                                                                                             198 ASHANTEE 1873-74, clasp, Coomassie (1201 Pte. E. Stradwick, 2 Bn.
179 INDIAN MUTINY 1857-59, 1 clasp, Delhi (Sepoy Bagram Gurung,                                  Rifle Bde. 1873-74) contact marks GVF                        £475
    Corps of Guides) edge bruising VF                      £425


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199 A SHANTEE 1873-74, clasp, Coomassie (2281 Pte. J. Furlong, 2 Bn.                          220 AFGHANISTAN 1878-80, 1 clasp, Ahmed Khel (1212 Pte. J. Picup, 59th
    Rifle Bde. 1873-4) minor edge bruising NEF                  £485                              Foot) GVF                                                     £285
200 ASHANTEE 1873-74, no clasp (1282 Pte. G. Widdowes, 2 Bn. Rifle Bde.                       221 AFGHANISTAN 1878-80, 1 clasp, Ahmed Khel (231 Pte. J. Stanley, 59th
    1873-4) NEF                                                    £395                           Foot) GVF                                                      £285
      Private Widdowes died at Fommanah, Ashantee on 30 Jan 1874.                             222 AFGHANISTAN 1878-80, 2 clasps, Ahmed Khel, Kandahar (1911 Pte. W.
201 A SHANTEE 1873-74, no clasp (R. C. Bates, Boy 1 Cl. H.M.S. Druid,                             Aird, 2/60th Foot) GVF                                      £425
    73-74) fitted with attractive contemporary replacement claw and
    suspension VF                                               £275                          223 AFGHANISTAN 1878-80, 2 clasps, Ahmed Khel, Kandahar (1384 Bugler J.
                                                                                                  Rutledge, 2/60th Foot) minor official correction to rank GVF £475
      Robert Charles Bates was born in Saltburn, York and joined the Navy in 1 Jan
      1873, aged 17. He was discharged to pension in Malta on 31 Dec 1891.                    224 KABUL TO KANDAHAR STAR 1880, unnamed EF                                  £250
202 ASHANTEE 1873-74, no clasp (Lieut: J. Roper, 1st W. I. Regt. 1873-4)                      225 CAPE OF GOOD HOPE GENERAL SERVICE 1880-97, 1 clasp, Bechuanaland
    GVF                                                             £590                          (Pte. A. Coghill, P.A.V.G.) VF                              £250
      Lieutenant John Roper died on 27 March 1874.
                                                                                              226 CAPE OF GOOD HOPE GENERAL SERVICE 1880-97, 1 clasp, Bechuanaland
203 SOUTH AFRICA 1877-79, clasp, 1877-8-9 (1159 Pte. W. Balshaw, 90th                             (Pte. H. J. Wills, Dmnd. Fds. Hse.) EF                      £250
    Foot) severe edge bruise otherwise GVF                       £575
      William Balshaw was born in the parish of Preston, Lancaster, and served in             227 E GYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp (4605 Pte. G.
      South Africa from 11 Jan 1878 until 18 Oct 1879. He was discharged on 2                     Marshall, A.H.C.) GVF                                      £145
      March 1899 following nearly six years service.
                                                                                              228 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, The Nile 1884-85 (2083 Pte. M.
204 SOUTH AFRICA 1877-79, clasp, 1877-8 (Tpr. J. Mayer, Diamond Rds.                              Cooley, 1/ R. Suss: R.) contact wear VF                     £185
    Horse) NEF                                                  £450
                                                                                              229 E GYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, The Nile 1884-85 (16 Pte. T.
205 SOUTH AFRICA 1877-79, clasp, 1879 (1004 Pte. J. Pearce, 2-3rd Foot)                           Elligott, 1/Rl. Ir. Regt.) GVF                             £275
    GVF                                                            £550
                                                                                              230 E GYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, The Nile 1884-85 (888 Pte. J.
      James Pearce of Olveston, Bristol, attested for the 3rd Foot at Canterbury on               Alcock, 1/Rl. W. Kent R.) light contact wear GVF           £260
      17 Feb 1877. He served in South Africa from 13 Jun 1877 until 26 Oct 1879.
      He was discharged ct home on completion of twelve years service, this being                   Joseph Alcock was born in the parish of Stow-on-the-Would, Glocester and
      his sole entitlement.                                                                         joined the 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment at Maidstone on 1 Mar
                                                                                                    1884. He is confirmed as having been present in the Nile Expedition of 1884-5
206 SOUTH AFRICA 1877-79, clasp, 1879 (452 Pte. J. Culmer, 2/3rd Foot)                              and served with the Frontier Force of 1885, being present at the action of
    minor solder staining to reverse VF                           £490                              Ginniss. Alcock was discharged in 1896.

207 SOUTH AFRICA 1877-79, clasp, 1879 (Pte. J. Van Der Merwe, Herschel                        231 E GYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, The Nile 1884-85 (1618 Pte. S.
    Md Vols:) NEF                                                 £450                            Pomfroy, 1/R. W. Kent R.) contact marks VF                   £260

208 SOUTH AFRICA 1877-79, clasp, 1879 (Tr. Richardson, Dn. Md. Rifles)                        232 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (Surgn. Maj. A. W.
    GVF                                                          £450                             Bate, Med: Staff.) NEF                                      £495
                                                                                                    Abraham William Bate was born on 4 May 1841 and qualified as a M.D. (St.
209 SOUTH AFRICA 1877-79, clasp, 1879 (4247 Dvr. Austin Grogan, N/Bty.                              Andrews), 1862; B.A. (Dublin), 1890; M.B. & B.A.O., 1891; B.Ch., 1892;
    5th Bde. R.A.) officially impressed later style naming NEF    £750                              F.R.C.S.I., 1894. He was appointed a Surgeon in the Army Medical
                                                                                                    Department in March 1865 and promoted to Surgeon-Major in March 1877.
210 SOUTH AFRICA 1877-79, clasp, 1879 (55 Pte. A. Turner, 3/60th Foot)                              He served in the Sudan during 1885 and was placed on Retired Pay with the
    GVF                                                          £530                               honorary rank of Brigade Surgeon in December 1885. In 1893 his rank was
      Alfred Turner enlisted into the 60th Foot at Winchester on in 1875 and was                    changed to that of Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel. Bate died on 22 October
      discharged at home in Dec 1880.                                                               1906.

211 S OUTH AFRICA 1877-79, clasp, 1879 (Barrk. Sgt. P. Brown, C & T.                          233 E GYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (W. Tritton, Sto.
    Branch, A.S.C.) polished VF                                 £450                              H.M.S. Briton) NEF and rare                                £435
                                                                                                    Only 2 men of Briton entitled to this clasp.
212 S OUTH AFRICA 1877-79, no clasp (J. J. Burrow, Stoker, H.M.S.
    “Shah”) EF                                                £325                                  Walter Tritton was born at Lewisham on 15 November 1860, and joined the
                                                                                                    Royal Navy on 13 September 1880. He served aboard Briton from April 1884
213 S OUTH AFRICA 1877-79, no clasp (S. Symons, Cook 1 Cl: H.M.S.                                   to July 1887, and was discharged on 16 September 1890 (ADM 188/141).
    Euphrates) GVF                                           £330
                                                                                              234 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (19618 Sapr. G. Rix,
214 AFGHANISTAN 1878-80, no clasp (1771 Pte. G. Rolfe, 4th Bn. Rifle Bde.)                        10th Co. R.E.) GVF                                            £225
    EF                                                               £225
      Private George Rolfe, 4th Battalion, Rifle Brigade died of cholera on 11 Jun            235 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (17976 Sapr. C. Gard,
      1879 during the march to India.                                                             10th Co. R.E.) light contact wear VF                           £180

215 AFGHANISTAN 1878-80, no clasp (2937 Gr. E. Duty, 1/8th R.A.) GVF£150                      236 E GYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (5806 Pte. J.
                                                                                                  Dogmore, 1/ Coldm. Gds.) contact marks, solder marks to backstrap
216 AFGHANISTAN 1878-80, no clasp (8 Bde/923 Pte. W. Shaw, 51st Regt.)                            VF                                                            £225
    GVF                                                          £175
                                                                                              237 E GYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Gemaizah 1888 (2300 Pte. J.
217 A FGHANISTAN 1878-80, no clasp (1201 Pte. C. Brown, 6th D. Gds.)                              Shields, 2/ K. O. Sco: Bord.) contact marks and edge bruising VF
    GVF                                                         £195                                                                                              £325
218 AFGHANISTAN 1878-80, 1 clasp, Ali Musjid (1512 Pte. T. Wild, 4th Bn.                            John Shields was born in the parish of Cowdenbeath, Fife.
    Rifle Bde.) GVF                                                 £295                      238 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (H. Harden, Pte. R.M.)
      Thomas Wold was born in the parish of Sherbourne St. John, near the town                    VF                                                               £290
      of Basingstoke, Hampshire and attested for the Rifle Brigade at Aldershot on
      16 Jan 1873. He served in Indian from Oct 1873 until Apr 1887 and was                   239 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (1275 Pte. J. Graham,
      present during the Afghan Campaign of 1878-9. Wild was discharged at home                   11th Hussars) light pitting from star GVF and rare               £750
      on his return from India.                                                                     Only one officer and one other rank of the 11th Hussars were present in the
219 AFGHANISTAN 1878-80, 1 clasp, Charasia (40B/564 Pte. F. Harris, 67th                            1882 campaign, viz. Captain C. E. Swaine, A.D.C. to Brigadier-General,
    Foot) GVF                                                       £325                            Cavalry Brigade, and Private J. Graham who appears on the roll of the 4th
                                                                                                    Dragoon Guards with ‘11th Hussars’ against his name in the ‘remarks’ column.
      The medal roll reveals that Private Harris is additionally entitled to the clasp
      Kandahar.
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240 E GYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, El-Teb-Tamaai (2479 Pte. W.                            250 E GYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 3 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1884,
    Pearson, 2/ York & Lanc: R.) contact marks GVF            £240                                El-Teb-Tamaai (1585 Pte. J. Irwin, 3/K. R. Rif. C.) GVF   £595
241 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 2 clasps, Alexandria 11th July, Suakin 1884                      251 KHEDIVE’S STAR 1882 GVF                                                    £85
    (J. Painter, Pte. R.M., H.M.S. “Hecla”) GVF                     £385
                                                                                              252 KHEDIVE’S STAR 1884 EF                                                     £95
      John Painter was born on 6 June 1853 at Cricklade, Wiltshire, and joined the
      Royal Navy on his 18th birthday. He served aboard Hecla from January 1882               253 KHEDIVE’S STAR, undated with Tokar bar EF                                 £250
      until December 1884, and then in Defiance until December 1887 when he
      transferred to Plymouth at the end of his engagement (ADM 159/2).                       254 KHEDIVE’S STAR 1884-6 GVF                                                  £90
242 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 2 clasps, Alexandria 11th July, Tel-El-Kebir                     255 KHEDIVE’S STAR UNDATED GVF                                                £110
    (T. E. Mockford, Lg. Sea. H.M.S. “Penelope”) GVF                £595
      Thomas Mockford was born in Eastbourne, Sussex, on 1 January 1861. He                   256 KHEDIVE’S STAR 188406 (561 R I) regimentally impressed reverse GVF
      entered the Royal Navy as a Boy 2nd Class aboard H.M.S. St Vincent on 9                                                                                     £70
      August 1876, serving later aboard Monarch (1878-January 1882) where he
      was advanced to Ord in April 1879 and to A.B. in July 1880, and made a                  257 N ORTH WEST CANADA 1885, no clasp (Pte. J. Smith. 7th Fusiliers)
      Leading Seaman in Duncan in April 1882. He gained his Egyptian rewards                      edge bruising GVF                                           £475
      aboard Penelope (22 June 1882 until 1 November 1882), took part in the
      bombardment of Alexandria in July 1882 and fought at the Battle of                      258 EAST AND WEST AFRICA 1887-1900, 1 clasp, Benin 1897 (W. J. Storey,
      Tel-El-Kebir aboard the Naval Armoured Train manned by the crew of                          E.R.A. 2 Cl. H.M.S. Philomel) GVF                             £295
      Penelope, from 11 June until 1 November 1882. He subsequently served                          William John Storey joined the Navy on 16 Feb 1886, aged 18 and died on
      aboard Daring (1883-88) as a Petty Officer 2nd Class (September 1883), Petty                  cancer of the tongue at Haslar Hospital on 17 Jul 1907. In addition to the
      Officer 1st Class (November 1887) followed by two years aboard Vernon                         East and West Africa Medal, he was awarded an L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1901.
      (1889-91) where he was awarded his L.S. & G.C. medal on 27 February
      1891, and received promotion to Acting Boatswain R.N. on 23 September                   259 EAST AND WEST AFRICA 1887-1900, 1 clasp, Benin 1897 (E. Judd, Sto.,
      1891.                                                                                       H.M.S. St. George) GVF                                        £295

      In addition to the Naval ‘Armoured Train’ manned by seamen and marines from             260 E AST AND WEST AFRICA 1887-1900, 1 clasp, Sierra Leone 1898-99
      Hecla and Invincible, there were two other offensively armed devices operating              (16311 Sto. E. J. Willcocks, H.M.S. Blonde) EF            £335
      in this Egyptian war zone. Often referred to as ‘Armed Trains’, they were in                  Edwin James Willcocks was born at Davenport, Devon and joined the Navy on
      reality no more than specially armed trucks, one manned by seamen and the                     26 Aug 1892, aged 19. He was drafted to H.M.S. Blonde on 1 Nov 1895 and
      other by marines, which saw service at Kassassin and Tel-El-Kebir. The                        is confirmed as having been present in the boat expedition of 1898. Willcocks
      seamen’s four-wheeled gun-truck had steel plated sides that were ‘fairly                      was invalided form service on 18 Feb 1901.
      bullet-proof’, with sandbags hung around the car outside. An awning was
      fitted to this open topped truck on which was fitted a 40-pounder gun. A                261 EAST AND WEST AFRICA 1887-1900, 1 clasp, Sierra Leone 1898-99 (1371
      separate box-car similarly fitted with steel side plates and sandbags had two               L/Cpl. I. Cooke, 1/W.I.R.) EF                                  £325
      compartments for the 230 shells (mostly shrapnel) and charges, entrance to
      each magazine being only from the top.                                                  262 EAST AND WEST AFRICA 1887-1900, 1 clasp, 1900 (257 Pte. Babarinde,
                                                                                                  2nd N. Nigeria Regt.) GVF                                     £345
      Since no steam trains could be obtained, this armed contrivance, manned by
      seamen from Penelope, was pulled from Ismalia to Nefiche by 16 horses, four             263 E AST AND WEST AFRICA 1887-1900, 1 clasp, 1900 (245 Pte. Amadu
      abreast, on 26 August 1882. Immediately ahead of this ‘Armoured Train’ was                  Keni, 2nd N. Nigeria Regt.) EF                             £350
      another truck on which a captured 8cm Krupp gun had been mounted and
      worked by Royal Marine Artillery men under Captain Tucker R.M.A. On 1                   264 EAST AND WEST AFRICA 1887-1900, 2 clasps, Brass River 1895, Benin
      September it was taken to Kassassin and participated in an action on the 9th                1897 (W. Jenness, Pte. R.M. H.M.S. Barrosa) GVF              £575
      September in defence of Kassassin Camp against an Egyptian reconnaissance
      party. The officer in charge of this ‘Armoured Train’, Lieutenant C. K. Purvis,               154 ‘Brass River 1895’ and 167 ‘Benin 1897; clasps awarded to Barrosa.
      R.N., and his 2nd in command, Sub Lieut James Erskine, with a party of                        Private Jeness is also in the roll for Mwele but did not send his medal in for
      twenty blue-jackets had been working the train on the line a little beyond the                engraving.
      camp, when the enemy turned their guns on it. Purvis and Erskine had                    265 EAST AND WEST AFRICA 1887-1900, 2 clasps, 1897-98, 1887-8 (1927 Pte.
      dismounted from the train to take some observations and were standing close                 D. Scarlett, 1/W.I.R.) edge bruise VF                          £440
      together when a shell burst near them, striking Purvis in the foot and tearing a
      portion of it off, necessitating immediate amputation at the ankle joint.               266 E AST AND WEST AFRICA 1887-1900, 3 clasps, 1892, 1893-94, Sierra
      Command of this ‘Armoured Train’ passed to Lieutenant F. E. W. Lambart,                     Leone 1898-99 (564 Pte. T. Chambers, 1/ W. I. Rgt.) GVF    £480
      R.N., but it was never engaged after 9 September, and on 23 September the
      crew from Penelope were re-embarked.                                                          Clasps confirmed on relevant rolls.

243 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 2 clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Kirbekan (2038                       267 B RITISH SOUTH AFRICA COMPANY MEDAL 1890-97, no clasp, reverse
    Pte. E. Williams, 1/ S. Staffs. R.) GVF                        £415                           Rhodesia 1896 (Trooper A. E. Phillips, B.S.A. Police) GVF £375

244 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 2 clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Kirbekan (17256                      268 B RITISH SOUTH AFRICA COMPANY MEDAL 1890-97, no clasp, reverse
    Sapr. H. Lewis, 26th Co. R. E.) VF                              £325                          Rhodesia 1896 (Troopr. J. Vincent, Bulawayo Field Force) EF
                                                                                                                                                             £350
245 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 2 clasps, Suakin 1885, Tofrek (1840 Pte. W.
    Burton, 20th Husrs.) GVF                                        £485                      269 BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA COMPANY MEDAL 1890-97, reverse Rhodesia 1896
      One Squadron of 20th Hussars, comprising 82 officers and other ranks, was                   (4183 Pte. A. Greaves, 2/ Y. & Lancr. Regt.) edge bruising and
      present at Tofrek.                                                                          contact marks VF                                             £475

246 E GYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (14159 Gunr. R.                           270 B RITISH SOUTH AFRICA COMPANY MEDAL 1890-97, no clasp, reverse
    Dance, D/1. Bde. R.A.) contact marks VF                    £185                               Rhodesia 1896 (Troopr. W. K. Millar, “F” Troop, B.F.F.) edge
                                                                                                  bruise GVF                                                £325
247 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 2 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1885 (2310
    Pte. P. Keily, 2/ R. Irish R.) contact marks VF               £395                        271 BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA COMPANY MEDAL 1890-97, reverse Rhodesia 1896,
                                                                                                  1 clasp, Mashonaland 1897 (150 Trooper A. Praeger, B.S.A.P.) NEF
248 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 2 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, The Nile 1884-85 (577                                                                                     £575
    Pte. J. Broomhead, 2/ Rl. Ir: Regt.) contact marks VF            £395
                                                                                              272 C ENTRAL AFRICA 1891-98, clasp, Central Africa 1894-98 (165 Pte.
249 E GYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, dated reverse, 3 clasps, Suakin 1884,                               Benjamin, B.C.A. Rifles) EF                                £1375
    El-Teb-Tamaai, The Nile 1884-85 (Surgeon A. M. Davis, A. M. Dept.)
    GVF                                                          £775                         273 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (4012
      Lieutenant-Colonel A. M. Davies served in the Egyptian Expedition of 1882                   Pte. E. Penny, 2d Bn. Seaforth Highrs.) NEF                       £355
      and the Soudan Expedition of 1884, including the Battles of Tel and Tamai,                    Private Edward Penny was wounded at the battle of Magersfontein on 11 Dec
      and also on the Nile Expedition of 1884-5.                                                    1899 and is additionally entitled to a QSA, clasp Cape Colony.


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274 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895,                         298 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, no clasp (120 Pte. E. Banwell,
    bronze (454 Duffdr. Ram, Commy Transpt Dept. Punjab) VF £130                                  Beaufort W.T.G.) GVF                                       £130
275 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Punjab Frontier 1897-98                         299 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (9875 Pte. A.
    (1883 Pte. G. Dean, 3d. Rif. Brig.) GVF                      £185                             Baldwin, Rifle Brigade) EF                                     £95
      Private G. Dean died of disease at Deolali on 5 Mar 1898.                                     Private Baldwin served with the 1st Battalion in South Africa.
276 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Punjab Frontier 1897-98                         300 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (2548 Pte. J.
    (844 Bugler Karam Dad, 33rd Pjb. Infy.) contact marks VF     £140                             Beadle, 9th Lancers) NEF                                     £145
277 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Punjab Frontier 1897-98                         301 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (139 Corpl: I.
    (3160 Pte. H. Head, 1st Bn. Som. Lt. Infy.) heavy edge bruising F £135                        J. Jansen, D.E.O.V.R.) GVF                                   £110
278 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Punjab Frontier 1897-98,                        302 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (3662 Pte. J.
    bronze issue (Chowdry Hussain Khan, 3d. Bn. Rifle Bde.) GVF £275                              L. Thompson 2nd Rl. Highldrs.) EF                            £375
                                                                                                    Private J. L. Thompson, 2nd Battalion, Black Watch, was wounded in action at
279 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 3 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98,
                                                                                                    Magersfontein on 11 Dec 1899.
    Samana 1897, Tirah 1897-98 (347 Multr. Prem Das, C. T. Dept.) GVF
                                                                   £190                       303 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (1547 L.
                                                                                                  Corpl. W. Crawford, Cape Town Highrs.) NEF                 £115
280 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 3 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98,
    Samana 1897, Tirah 1897-98 (863 Dooly Bearer Yamulauli Gangiya,                           304 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (2854 Corpl.
    C. T. D.) NEF                                                 £225                            H. S. Crimp, Cape M.R.) GVF                                 £110
281 ASHANTI STAR 1896 GVF                                                       £230          305 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Natal (117357 P.O: 2 C: W.
                                                                                                  Edwards, H.M.S. Terrible) NEF                                  £425
282 QUEEN’S SUDAN 1896-98 (3295 L/Cpl. M. Dolan, 1/N. Staff: R.) GVF£380
                                                                                                    William Edwards was born in Plymouth, Devon and joined the Navy on 18 Mar
283 QUEEN’S SUDAN 1896-98 (3933 Pte. W. Brown, 1/ Sea. Hrs.) NEF £550                               1884. He was drafted to Terrible on 19 Apr 1901 and is confirmed as having
                                                                                                    landed with the Naval Brigade in South Africa during the Boer War. He was
      Private William Brown was killed at the battle of Magersfontein on 11 Dec                     drafted to Centurion on 18 May 1901 and pensioned in April 1904. This
      1899. He is additionally entitled to an IGS 1895 Medal, clasp Relief of Chitral;              appears to be his sole entitlement.
      QSA, clasp Cape Colony; and Khedive’s Sudan clasps Khartoum and The
      Atbara.                                                                                 306 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Ladysmith (4853
                                                                                                  Pte. W. J. Pidgeon, Gordon Highrs.) EF                        £130
284 QUEEN’S SUDAN 1896-98 (5022 Pte. W. Rogers, 2/ Lan: Fus:) NEF£450
                                                                                                    One officer and 13 other ranks of the Gordon Highlanders received Relief of
      Private W. Rogers, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers was wounded at                         Ladysmith as a single bar.
      Venter’s Spruit on 20 Jan 1900 during the Boer War.
                                                                                              307 Q UEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Ladysmith (993
285 QUEEN’S SUDAN 1896-98 (3819 Pte. A. Lees, 1/ R. War. R.) GVF £450
                                                                                                  Pte. S. Leggett, Scottish Rifles) contact marks VF            £115
      Private A. Lees, 4th Mounted Infantry Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, was
      slightly wounded at Elandspruit on 19 Dec 1901 during the Boer War.                     308 Q UEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Belmont, Modder River
                                                                                                  (6693 S. S. Whr. J. Jones, A.S.C.) GVF                      £135
286 QUEEN’S SUDAN 1896-98 (3740 Pte. J. Conway, 1/ R. War. R.) GVF
                                                                  £325                        309 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Laing’s Nek
                                                                                                  (5476 Pte. T. Creffield, W. York: Regt.) contact marks VF      £95
287 QUEEN’S SUDAN 1896-98, named in arabic script VF                            £255
                                                                                              310 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
288 K HEDIVE’S SUDAN 1896-1908, 2 clasps, The Atbara, Khartoum (4803
                                                                                                  State (31444 Tpr. W. J. Parker, 91st Coy. Imp. Yeo.) EF       £575
    Private. T. Salisbury, 1st Roy. Warwickshire Reg.) regimentally
    impressed naming GVF                                        £185                                Private W. J. Parker, 91st (Sharpshooters) Company, Imperial Yeomanry was
                                                                                                    killed in action near Tafel Kop on 20 Dec 1900.
289 EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA 1897-99, 1 clasp, Uganda 1897-98 (1097 Pte.                             On 19 Dec 1900, British Mounted Infantry, including the 91st Company of the
    Ahmad Khan, 27/ Bo: L. Inf:) GVF                              £595                              Imperial Yeomanry, together with two companies of Imperial Light Horse were
                                                                                                    desptached to pursue of the Boer Commander, General De Wet and his
290 EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA 1897-99, 1 clasp, Uganda 1897-98, unnamed                               troops. In the neighborhood of Tafel Kop, the troops of Colonels Rimington
    as issued, mounted as worn NEF                                £395                              and Damant were moving by night in a fierce thunderstorm by parallel roads
                                                                                                    three miles apart to cover an extension of the blockhouse line. Damant's
291 E AST AND CENTRAL AFRICA 1897-99, 1 clasp, Uganda 1897-98 (Pte.                                 advance guard suddenly spotted a force approaching. This force was khaki
    Hoosen Bin Ismail, E. Africa Rifles) NEF                   £525                                 clad, and in a formation typical of regular mounted troops. They also, as they
                                                                                                    advanced, fired volleys in the direction of some Boers who were escaping
292 B RITISH NORTH BORNEO COMPANY MEDAL 1897, 1 clasp, Punitive                                     across the front of the British. The British forces were deceived, and this clever
    Expeditions, Spink & Son specimen marked ‘Copy’ GVF     £75                                     ruse enabled the Boers to seize the crest of a kopje which commanded the
                                                                                                    whole field and also the guns and the main body of the British troops. But
293 B RITISH NORTH BORNEO COMPANY MEDAL 1897, 1 clasp, Rundum                                       even in their inferior position Damant's troops fought gallantry to save the guns
    contemporary unnamed example by Spink & Son NEF       £475                                      which accompanied the advance guard — so nobly, indeed, that every officer
                                                                                                    and man, except four, of the leading troops were shot down before
294 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, no clasp (3577 Pte. E. Smith, Rl.                               reinforcements from the main body and Colonel Rimington's column came to
    Lanc. Regt.) minor edge bruising VF                          £80                                the rescue. When these loomed in the distance the Boers wisely relinquished
                                                                                                    their attack and fled, pursued for many miles by Colonel Rimington's troops.
295 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, no clasp (E. Fitzgerald, C.G.R.) EF                             Colonel Damant himself was wounded in four places, and many of his staff
                                                                   £125                             were killed and wounded as they fought gallantly with their revolvers till shot
                                                                                                    down.
      Edward Milrick Fitzgerald was born on 18 Nov 1852 and joined the Cape
      Government Railway as a Fireman at Bloemfontein on 12 Feb 1895. During                  311 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, S.A. 1902
      the Boer War, as a Caretaker at the locomotion Barracks, he was                             (4778 Pte. H. Holbrook, Yorkshire Regt.) GVF                £110
      recommended for the South African War Medal - ‘Working at Norvals Point
      within range of the enemies fire for seven days after the commencement of               312 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, S.A. 1902
      hostilities in connection with Refugee Trains and removal of Stores and                     (Tpr. P. Duplessis, C. C. Forces) EF                        £130
      Machinery’.
                                                                                              313 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Natal, Belfast (3651 Corpl.
296 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, no clasp, bronze issue (29 Bhisti                             H. Knight, 18/Hrs.) NEF                                         £250
    Thambusami, S. & T. Corps) NEF                              £240
                                                                                              314 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Orange Free State,
297 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, no clasp (210 Pte. H. Tessendorf,                             Transvaal (416 Tpr: J. Thomas, Kitchener’s F.S.) GVF     £125
    K.W.T.T.G.) NEF                                              £130

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315 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Natal, S.A. 1901 (9597 Sgt.                        325 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
    J. Barnes, Rifle Bde.) top clasp loose NEF                      £215                             State, Transvaal (3791 Pte. J. Wright, 1st Dgn: Gds:) EF      £425
      Sergeant J. Barnes, ‘D’ Company, Rifle Brigade, died of enteric fever at 14th                    Private J. Wright died of wounds on 9 Nov 1901
      General Hospital, Newcastle on 17 Jan 1901.
                                                                                                 326 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
316 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Orange Free State,                                   State, Transvaal (3218 Pte. M. Collins, Rl: Munster Fus:) GVF £190
    Transvaal (2505 Tpr. W. H. Hill, N. S. Wales M.R.) NEF   £750
                                                                                                 327 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
317 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Relief of Ladysmith,                                 State, Transvaal (43691 Tpr. G. F. Johnstone, S.A. Lt. Horse) EF
    Transvaal (821 Pte. J. Wade, Durban L.I.) EF               £145                                                                                                 £135
318 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Rhodesia, Relief of                              328 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
    Mafeking (23 Tpr: W. McCutchin, Rhod. Regt.) EF           £475                                   State, Johannesburg (72 Tpr. L. H. Bell, Lumsden’s Horse) NEF £375
319 Q UEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek                                  Trooper Lionel Hugh Bell was a tea planter from Badilpor, Sibsagar. He served
                                                                                                       in ‘A’ Company, No.3 Section, Lumsden’s Horse. He remained in South Africa
    (1556 Pte. F. Cunningham, Durham Lt. Infy.) NEF              £120
                                                                                                       and joined the Johannesburg Police in Decemeber 1900.
      Frank Cunningham was born in the parish of St. John’s, near the town on
      Jarrow, Durham, and attested for the Militia Battalion of the Durham Light                 329 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
      Infantry at Jarrow on 3 May 1884.                                                              State, S.A. 1901 (31542 Pte. H. Boultwood, 90th Coy. Imp. Yeo.) EF
                                                                                                                                                                    £225
320 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Transvaal, S.A. 1901, (600
    Pte. W. Murphy, Scottish Rifles) EF                            £110                                Harry Boultwood was born in Tottenham, London and enlisted into the
                                                                                                       Sharpshooters on 27 Feb 1901. A blacksmith by trade, he died of disease at
321 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Transvaal, S.A. 1902 (6365                               Bloemfontein on 20 Dec 1901.
    Pte. A. Mills, Northampton: Regt:) GVF                          £125                         330 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
322 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                               State, S.A. 1901 (33026 Pte. C. J. Huntley, 93rd Coy. Imp: Yeo.) NEF
    State, Transvaal (3957 Cpl. W. Byford, 1st Essex Regt.) GVF £250                                                                                                  £580
                                                                                                       Charles James Huntley was born in Bromley, London and attested for the
      Walter Byford of Dunmow, Essex, attested for the Essex Regiment on 11 Oct
                                                                                                       Sharpshooters, Imperial Yeomanry on 5 Mar 1901. He was resident at Manor
      1893. He received the Mounted Infantry Certificate on 27 Nov 1895 and
                                                                                                       Park, Essex and had seen nine years prior service with the 1st Essex Artillery
      embarked for South Africa on 11 Nov 1899. Byford was wounded in the near
                                                                                                       Volunteers. Huntley was killed in action at Smalldeel on 19 Jun 1901.
      Modder River on 11 Feb 1900 and returned home on 18 Nov 1900. He was
      discharged from the Army on 10 Oct 1905 and entered the Royal Hospital,                    331 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
      Chelsea as an in Pensioner on 13 Jan 1955.                                                     State, S.A. 1901 (1899 Pte. S. Cale, 2: R. W. Kent Regt.) NEF £135
323 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                                 Samuel Cale was born in the parish of Woolbeding, near the town of Midhurst,
    State, Transvaal (A. E. B. Wood, Civ: Surgn:) edge bruise VF                                       Sussex and attested for the Royal West Kent Regiment on 13 May 1887,
    Sold with a reproduced photograph of the recipient as a Captain,                                   aged 22. Discharged in 1899, he was recalled for the Boer War, serving in
    R.A.M.C., attached South Wales Borderers, at the Field Hospital Mess,                              South Africa during 1899 and 1900.
    Hill 89, near Tsingtao, dated 10 Oct 1914.                       £450                        332 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg,
      Albert Edward Bathurst Wood was born at Plymouth on 3 Feb 1876 and                             Driefontein (5868 Pte. J. Jackson, 2nd Shropshire Lt. Infy.) edge
      qualified LRCP&S Ed., LRFP&S Glas; MB ChB Ed. He served as a Civil                             bruise GVF                                                    £130
      Surgeon in South Africa during 1901-01 and was commissioned Lieutenant,
      31 Jan 1903. He was promoted Captain, 31 Jul 1906; Major, 31 Jan 1915;                     333 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal,
      Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel 9 Jun 1915 to 18 Mar 1918, and was placed                         Wittebergen (12346 Pte. L. S. Harris, 66th Coy. Impl: Yeo:) GVF £130
      on retired pay on 8 Jan 1924 granted the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
                                                                                                       Trooper Harris is additionally entitled to the clasp for South Africa 1901.
      Re-employed in the rank of Major, 20 Mar 1928 to 31 Oct 1932, and 15 Apr
      1940 then finally retired on 3 Dec 1948. Wood served in India, 1904-09;                    334 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela
      Hong Kong, 1911-12; N. China, 1912-14; Tsingtau EF 1914; Hong Kong                             Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (1712 Pte. A. Shepherd, Rifle Brigade)
      1914-15; France 1915-18, and India 1918-24.                                                    NEF                                                            £275
      He embarked as a Medical Officer with the 2nd Battalion, South Wales
      Borderers, part of the North China Field Force for operations against Tsingtau                   Alfred George Shepherd was born in the parish of Camberwell, London and
      in 1914. The field medical unit was organized as a modified field ambulance                      attested for the Rifle Brigade at Winchester on 16 Oct 1891, aged 18. He
      with bearer and tent sections. Its equipment, personnel and transport had to                     served in South Africa from 28 Oct 1899 and was wounded in action during
      depend upon the resources obtainable in Tientsin. The tent section had six                       the 2nd Brigade attack at Monti Christo on 18 Feb 1900. Shepherd returned
      160 Ib. tents, ten camp beds and ten palliasses, with medical and surgical                       home on 27 Apr 1900 and was discharged on completion of his term of
      material, and a personnel of two officers, Major J. A. Hartigan and Captain A.                   enlistment on 14 Oct 1903.
      E. B. Wood, and twelve other ranks R.A.M.C. The bearer section was formed
      of 55 Chinese coolies, engaged and specially trained for the purpose at                    335 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Wittebergen,
      Tientsin, with nine dandies and a reserve of eight field stretchers.                           Belfast (4904 Pte. J. Shenley, 1st Rl. Irish Regt.) contact wear VF £185
      Later, in France, as CO of the 46th Field Ambulance, he was commended for
      his work at Base Hospital No. 5:                                                           336 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Wittebergen,
      “The first call from the Armies of our Allies came for medical men. The fact that              S.A. 1901 (1790 Pte. J. Buchanan, 1st Highland Lt. Infy.) top clasp
      our unit was among the first, if not the first to answer this call and report early            attached by wire GVF                                            £140
      for duty with the A. E. F. in France, is well known. For several months after our
      arrival well-trained and experienced officers and men of the B. E. F. were                 337 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Orange Free State,
      assigned to duty with the new hospital personnel for the purpose of enabling                   Defence of Mafeking, Transvaal (211 Tpr: J. Potts, Protect: Regt. F.F.)
      us to take advantage of the knowledge and comprehension of the work which                      NEF                                                            £1350
      our Allies had gained during the three previous years of war. Among these
      was Major A. E. B. Wood, R. A. M. C. Although far from being accustomed to a               338 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Relief of Kimberley,
      spirit of friendship and a common-cause feeling between officers and men                       Paardeberg, Driefontein (5225 Corl. A. C. Lewis, Welsh Regt.) EF £495
      Major Wood did his utmost to adapt himself to the methods of the American                        Corporal A. C. Lewis, Welsh Regiment, was killed in action at Driefontein on 10
      Army and rendered great assistance to officers, nurses and men in the solving                    Mar 1900
      of perplexing problems with which all were so often confronted. His own work
      as registrar of the hospital was very successfully accomplished. Major Wood left           339 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Rhodesia, S.A. 1901, S.A.
      his unit in the summer of 1918 for duty with the British Army in India.”                       1902 (769 Corpl. G. H. Fowler, B.S.A. Police) GVF              £225
      Wood died on December 4, 1961, at Hawkmoor Chest Hospital, Bovey-
      Tracey, Devon.                                                                             340 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Kimberley,
                                                                                                     Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg (3211 Cpl. A. Blackman, 6/ Dn.
324 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
                                                                                                     Gds.) EF                                                       £585
    State, Transvaal (1671 Pte. A. Hunt, 1: R: Suss: Regt.) suspension
    re-pinned VF                                                   £135                                3211 Corporal A. Blackman, 6th Dragoon Guards, was wounded at
                                                                                                       Kalkheuvel on 3 June 1900 and died of his wounds the next day.


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341 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                       354 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of
    State, Transvaal, S.A. 1901 (6073 Pte. F. Hargreaves, K. O. York. L.I.)                      Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (3267 Pte. T. Heaps, 13/ Hussars)
    rim bruise VF                                                    £145                        EF                                                            £525
      Fred Hargreaves was born in the parish of Barton, Lincolnshire and attested                  Private Heaps died of wounds at Bushmans Kop on 23 Feb 1901.
      for the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry at Beverley on 5 May 1899, aged
      18. A resident of Hull, he served in South Africa from 19 Jan 1901 until 7 Oct         355 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
      1902, and was discharged at home on 4 May 1911.                                            State, Transvaal, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (7433 Pte. J. Jones, Vol: Coy.
                                                                                                 R. W. Fus.) some edge bruising GVF                               £190
342 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith,
    Orange Free State, Laing’s Nek, Belfast (4283 Pte. W. McNally, 19th                      356 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Driefontein,
    Hussars) EF                                                    £250                          Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (8524 Pte. P. Penner, Scots Gds.)
                                                                                                 NEF                                                             £185
343 Q U E E N ’ S SO U T H AF R I C A 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony,
    Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen (5619 Cpl. H. Billings,                          357 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
    R.A.M.C.) edge bruise GVF                                      £150                          State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (3177 Pte. T. Jones, Rl.
      William Henry Billings was born in the parish of Harlow, Essex and attested for            Warwick Regt.) EF                                             £210
      the Army Hospital Corps at Aldershot on 19 Sept 1883. He served in Egypt n                   Thomas Jones was born in Birmingham and attested for the Royal
      the Nile Campaign of 1884-5 and was discharged on completion of his term or                  Warwickshire Regiment at Warwick on 23 Feb 1891, aged 18. He transferred
      enlistment in September 1895. Billings was recalled for the South African                    to Army Reserve in 1898 having served on the Nile expedition 1898 - present
      campaign and served from 8 Feb 1900 until 4 Dec 1900.                                        at the actions at Atbara and Omdurman, and was recalled for the Boer War.
                                                                                                   He served in South Africa from 24 Nov 1899 until 24 May 1901 and was
344 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                             discharged at home on 22 Feb 1903.
    State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill (654 Pte. P. Diemer, Marshall’s
    Horse) EF                                                     £160                       358 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
                                                                                                 State, Transvaal, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (21814 Tpr. A. E. Martin, 80th
345 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                           Coy. Imp. Yeo:) GVF                                              £225
    State, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (2585 T. S. Maj: J. E. Speed, S.A.C.) GVF
                                                                                                   Trooper A. E. Martin, 80th (Sharpshooters) Company, Imperial Yeomanry, died
                                                                       £140                        at Standerton on 19 March 1902.
346 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                       359 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
    State, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (27892 Pte. T. O. Messenger, 84th Coy.                           State, Transvaal, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (31057 Pte. Green, 51st Coy.
    Imp: Yeo:) NEF                                                £140                           Imp. Yeo.) EF                                                  £225
      Private Messenger, 84th ‘Roughriders’ Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry was                       Edward Green was born in the parish of Stoke Newington, Essex and attested
      discharged unfit on 29 May 1902.                                                             for service in Paget’s Horse, Imperial Yeomanry on 28 Feb 1901, aged 21. He
                                                                                                   embarked for South Africa on 18 Mar 1901 and died of enteric at Mafeking on
347 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
                                                                                                   16 Feb 1902.
    State, Transvaal, S.A. 1902 (6953 Pte. W. Webster, S. Wales Bord.)
    GVF                                                           £175                       360 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
      William Webster was born in Liverpool and attested for the South Wales                     State, Transvaal, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (28604 Cpl. R. W. Barrett, 50th
      Borderers on 28 Jan 1901. He served in South Africa from 25 Apr 1902 until                 Coy Imp. Yeo.) GVF                                                £140
      19 Dec 1902 and was discharged at home on completion of his first term of                    Robert William Barrett was born in the parish of Wimbledon, Surrey, and
      enlistment on 24 Mar 1908.                                                                   attested for the Imperial Yeomanry on 12 Feb 1895, aged 20. He served in
                                                                                                   South Africa from 12 Mar 1901 until 29 Jul 1902 and was discharged on 5 Aug
348 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
                                                                                                   1902.
    State, Transvaal, S.A. 1902 (Capt. A. M. Byng, Rl. Fus. M.I.) GVF £750
      Arthur Muirhead Byng was born on 26 September 1872, son of Major Arthur                361 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
      Hervey Byng, late of the Leinster Regiment, of Southsea. He was cousin of Sir              State, Transvaal, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (37156 Tpr. A. Gray, Scottish
      George Master Byng, 9th Viscount Torrington and great-great-grandson of the                Horse) NEF                                                     £225
      unfortunate Vice-Admiral Hon. John Byng, R.N., who was hanged for ‘neglect                   Trooper A. Gray, 1st Battalion, Scottish Horse, died of disease at
      of his duty’ on 14 March 1757. Arthur Muirhead Byng was gazetted a 2nd                       Johannesburg on 12 Jan 1902.
      Lieutenant in the West India Regiment in 1895 and was transferred to the
      Royal Fusiliers as a Captain in March 1901. He was employed with the                   362 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
      mounted infantry in South Africa, 1901-02, for which he was awarded the                    State, Transvaal, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (5171 Pte. J. Anderson, 12th
      Queen’s medal with four clasps, and was employed with the Egyptian Army                    Lancers) GVF                                                  £280
      during 1903-05.
      As a Captain with the 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, he was killed in action on              Private Anderson was slightly wounded in action at Teuwfontein on 27th Sept
      14 September 1914 at Vailly during the Battle of the Aisne. He was observing                 1901.
      the enemy through his field glasses when he was shot through the throat by a           363 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
      sniper and killed instantly. Captain Byng has no known grave; his name is                  State, Transvaal, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (5788 Pte. H. Stuck, Essex
      commemorated on the La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.
                                                                                                 Regt.) edge bruise VF                                         £135
349 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal,                              Private H. Stuck, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment was slightly wounded at
    S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (28725 Cpl. A. Venn, 51st Coy Imp: Yeo:) EF                               Hartebesfontein on 27 Jul 1901, he was attached 21st Mounted Infantry.
                                                                   £580
                                                                                             364 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
      Aylmer Venn was born in Erith, Kent and enlisted into 51st (Paget’s Horse)                 State, Transvaal, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (3335 3rd Cl. Tpr: J. A. I. Knox,
      Company, Imperial Yeomanry on 26 Feb 1901, having served four years in
      the 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. He was killed in action at                   S.A.C.) edge bruise NEF                                             £135
      Trenafontein on 21 Jan 1902.                                                           365 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela
350 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Wepener,                              Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (5734 Bglr. F.
    Transvaal, Wittebergen (1073 Pte. T. Seddon, Kaffrn: Rifles) EF £490                         Walker, Rifle Bde.) GVF                                       £190

351 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Laing’s Nek, Belfast, S.A.                     366 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela
    1901, S.A. 1902 (6764 Pte. G. Bayliss, Rifle Brigade) top clasp                              Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (6848 Pte. J.
    unattached NEF                                                  £155                         Gallacher, Scottish Rifles) GVF                              £175

352 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Kimberley,                         367 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Elandslaagte, Tugela
    Orange Free State, Transvaal, S.A. 1901 (3513 Tpr: W. A. Liggett,                            Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (130 Corpl:
    Kitchener’s Horse) EF                                       £235                             F. Brown, Natal F. Arty.) mounted as worn GVF                    £385
                                                                                                   A scarce combination, the clasp Elandslaagte is usually found in combination
353 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Kimberley,                               with the clasp Defence of Ladysmith.
    Paardeberg, Driefontein, Transvaal (3143 Pte. J. Quick, York: Regt.)
    contact marks VF                                               £175

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368 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Natal, Orange Free State,                     383 QUEEN’S MEDITERRANEAN 1899-1902 (8216 Pte. E. Arthur, Rl. W. Kent
    Transvaal, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (5939 Pte. A. Blake, Rifle Bde.) edge                       Regt.) NEF                                                   £395
    bruise and polished VF                                            £225                        Edward Arthur was born in the parish of Maidstone, Kent and served on Malta
      Albert Blake was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk and attested for the Rifle                 from 5 Jan 1900 until 9 Jun 1901.
      Brigade on 14 Jun 1898. He served in South Africa from 3 Aug 1901 until 29
      Oct 1902.                                                                             384 A TRIBUTE FROM YORKSHIRE , 3 Yorkshire Imperial Yeomanry, South
                                                                                                Africa 1901-1902 (29027 Pte. E. T. Morley) NEF             £250
369 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela
    Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek                 385 TRANSPORT 1899-1902, 1 clasp, S. Africa 1899-1902 (R. T. Young) rim
    (1969 Pte. A. Hampton, 2/ Dorset Rgt.) NEF                         £195                     scuff GVF                                                       £750
                                                                                                  Third Officer R. T. Young served aboard S.S. Pinemore.
370 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Elandslaagte, Defence of
    Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Cape Colony, S.A. 1901 (4737                   386 TRANSPORT 1899-1902, 1 clasp, S. Africa 1899-1902 (J. Pritchard) EF
    Pte. R. Davidson, 5/ Lcrs.) GVF                                  £575                                                                                       £750
                                                                                                  Chief Engineer J Pritchard served aboard the SS Canada.
371 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Talana, Defence of
    Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Laing’s Nek, Belfast, S.A. 1901 (4478                     387 TRANSPORT 1899-1902, 1 clasp, S. Africa 1899-1902 (H. Williams) EF
    Pte. W. Finch, 18/Hrs.) NEF                                    £390                                                                                         £750
372 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Tugela Heights, Orange                        388 TRANSPORT 1899-1902, 1 clasp, China 1900 (C. Ross) EF                 £1050
    Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek, S.A. 1901 (3116                      Ross served as Chief Officer of Sirsa British India Steam Lines.
    Pte. G. Martin, 1/Rl. Drgns.) polished VF                           £220
                                                                                            389 TRANSPORT 1899-1902, 1 clasp, China 1900 (C. H. Hoxley) EF            £1050
373 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 7 clasps, Belmont, Modder River,                              Second Officer C. H. Hoxley served aboard H.M.T. Unita. In 1914 he was in
    Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast, S.A. 1901 (9488 Pte. J.                     command of the British India Ship Cooeyanna.
    Sutherland, Scots Gds.) contact marks GVF                          £375
                                                                                            390 CHINA 1900, no clasp (J. R. Rosher, H.M.S. Arethusa) VF                £250
374 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 7 clasps, Belmont, Modder River,                              306 medals without clasp to this ship.
    Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (33436
    Dvr. E. Winstanley, R.F.A.) NEF                                £390                     391 CHINA 1900, no clasp (W. Walton, Pte. R.M., H.M.S. Daphne) GVF£250
                                                                                                  136 no clasp medals to this ship.
375 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 7 clasps, Belmont, Modder River,
    Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill,                            392 CHINA 1900, no clasp (J. Hughes, Sto., H.M.S. Hart) NEF and scarce
    Wittebergen (2250 Cpl. Tptr. E. Powers, 9/ Lrs.) contact marks VF                                                                                           £350
                                                                    £575                          Only 56 no clasp medals to the ship.
      Roll confirms entitlement to 7 clasps and also King’s South Africa Medal.
                                                                                            393 CHINA 1900, no clasp (J. Smith, P.O. 1Cl., H.M.S. Humber) GVF £280
376 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 7 clasps, Cape Colony, Wittebergen,                           Humber was a destroyer with 103 medals to the ship, all no clasp.
    Johannesburg, Driefontein, S.A. 1901, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights,
    Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Laing’s Nek, Belfast, S.A. 1901                 394 CHINA 1900, no clasp (E. C. B. Sams, A.B., H.M.S. Isis) GVF            £225
    (4780 Pte. R. Riley, K.R.R.C.) NEF                                 £375                       432 no clasp medals to this ship.
      Richard Riley was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire and attested for the King’s        395 CHINA 1900, no clasp (E. Hooper, A.B., H.M.S. Linnet) EF               £320
      Royal Rifle Corps at Winchester on 24 Oct 1888, aged 18. He served in India
      from 25 Nov 1890 until 27 Nov 1896 and was present in the Hazara and                        95 no clasp medals to this ship.
      Miranzai operations of 1891; Isazai expedition, 1892, and with the Chitral            396 C HINA 1900, no clasp (H. Casper, A.B. H.M.S. Marathon) contact
      Relief Force of 1895. Riley served in South Africa from 13 Dec 1899 until 15
      Oct 1901 and was discharged on 22 Oct 1901.                                               marks and edge bruising VF                                 £250
                                                                                                  226 no clasp medals to the ship.
377 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 7 clasps, Tugela Heights, Orange
    Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek, Cape Colony,                   397 CHINA 1900, no clasp (J. C. Smith, H.M.S. Peacock) GVF                 £350
    S.A. 1901 (3341 Pte. C. Vivian, Midd’x Regt.) top two clasps                                  81 no clasp medals to the ship.
    unofficially attached GVF                                       £350
                                                                                            398 CHINA 1900, no clasp (W. A. Borchard, A.B., H.M.S. Pigmy) GVF£350
      Charles Henry Vivian was born in the parish of Mitcham, Surrey and attested
      for the Middlesex Regiment on 6 Sept 1891. He served in South Africa from 2                 74 no clasp medals to the ship.
      Dec 1899 until 17 Jul 1901 and was discharged at home on 18 Jul 1901.
      Medal rolls confirm clasp entitlement.                                                      William Adolph Borchard was from Victoria Park, London.

378 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 7 clasps, Tugela Heights, Orange                        399 C HINA 1900, no clasp (Surgeon W. Jackson, R.N., H.M.S. Plover)
    Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek, S.A. 1901, S.A.                    NEF                                                        £485
    1902 (3077 Pte. M. Smyth, Rl. Dublin Fus:) date clasps unconfirmed,                           74 no clasp medals to the ship.
    official correction to service number an surname NEF               £450
                                                                                            400 CHINA 1900, no clasp (Act. Eng. H. Hughes, R.N., H.M.S. Pique) GVF
379 KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa                                                                                     £375
    1902 (4381 Pte. L. Grice, Rl: Fusiliers) NEF                      £85                         284 medals to the ship.
380 KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa                  401 CHINA 1900, no clasp (A. J. C. Reeby, H.M.S. Redpole) edge bruising
    1902 (10077 Gnr: R. Black, R.H.A.) naming scuffed over rank and                             VF                                                              £350
    surname VF                                                        £85                         72 medals issued to Redpole
      Gunner Robert Black of Dromara, County Slygo, served with ‘O’ Battery in
      South Africa and is entitled to a QSA with clasps, Belfast, Tugela Heights,           402 CHINA 1900, no clasp (J. H. C. Timson, A.B., H.M.S. Waterwich) GVF
      Laings Nek, Orange Free State, Cape Colony, and Relief of Ladysmith. He is                                                                               £350
      additionally entitled to an IGS 1895 Medal with 2 clasps.                                   80 no clasp medals to the ship.
381 Q UEEN’S MEDITERRANEAN 1899-1902 (1967 Pte. W. May, Rl: W. Kent                         403 C HINA 1900, no clasp (J. Bond, A.B., H.M.S. Woodcock) GVF and
    Regt.) suspension neatly repinned GVF                      £375                             scarce                                                    £450
382 Q UEEN’S MEDITERRANEAN 1899-1902 (8885 Pte. E. Dimmock, Rl: W.                                44 no clasp medals to the ship.
    Kent Regt.) EF                                            £450                          404 CHINA 1900, no clasp (Lieut. W. I. T. Thompson, 1st Mad: Pioneers)
      Edward Dimmock of Greenwich, London saw Great War service in France from                  NEF                                                          £450
      7 Dec 1914 with the 1st Battalion. He was killed in action on 18 Apr 1915,                  Thompson later served with the 57th Wildes Rifles, was promoted Captain 29
      aged 37, and is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.                            Jan 1900, and placed on half pay on 20 Sept 1909.


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405 CHINA 1900, no clasp (Naick Abaur Rahnan, 5th Punjab Infy.) VF                              425 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Taku Forts (A. Walton, Sto., H.M.S. Whiting) rim
                                                                  £145                              nick NEF                                                          £675
                                                                                                      Just 64 China 1900 Medals were awarded to the ship’s company of H.M.S.
406 C HINA 1900, no clasp (1436 Bugler Telliah, 5th Infy. Hybd. Contg.)
                                                                                                      Whiting, 55 of them with single “Taku Forts” clasp
    VF                                                            £185
                                                                                                      Arthur Walton of St. Mary Cray, Kent, enlisted into the Navy on 4 Jul 1894 and
407 CHINA 1900, bronze issue, no clasp (Cook Bholar, 6th Jat Infy.) VF
                                                                                                      is confirmed as having served aboard H.M.S. Whiting during the China 1900
                                                                     £190                             campaign. He was invalided in 1904.
                                                                                                      To the Whiting and the Fame fell the unenviable task of capturing four
408 CHINA 1900, no clasp (738 Lce. Duffr: Udham Singh, 16th Bl. Lcrs.)
                                                                                                      Chinese destroyers, lying between Taku and Tongku, which were threatening
    VF                                                           £230                                 the Allied attack on the forts. Commanded respectively by Lieutenants R.
                                                                                                      Keyes, R.N. (afterwards Admiral of the Fleet) and C. MacKenzie, R.N., each
409 CHINA 1900, no clasp (Lieutt. J. H. G. Casserly, 20th Bo. Infy.) GVF
                                                                                                      ship also towed into action a whaler manned by a dozen “Bluejackets”, all of
                                                                       £450                           them volunteers - it was one of the last occasions boarding parties went into
      James Henry G. Casserly was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Indian                      action with the cutlass. In his subsequent report to the Rear-Admiral, China
      Army in October 1891, and was advanced to Lieutenant in the 20th Bombay                         Station, dated 27 June 1900, Keyes stated:
      Infantry in June 1893. At the time of his participation in the Boxer rebellion, he
      was serving as a Double Company Commander and in July 1901 he was                               ‘After a slight resistance and the exchange of a few shots, the crews were
      advanced to Captain. Although placed on the Retired List as a Major in                          driven overboard or below hatches; there were a few killed and wounded; our
      October 1909, he would appear to have seen service with the 120th Rajputs                       casualties were nil. No damage was done to the prizes, but the Fame’s bow
      in 1915 and as a Staff Captain the following year.                                              was slightly bent when we closed to board, and the Whiting was struck by a
                                                                                                      projectile about 4 or 5 inches abreast a coal bunker. This was evidently fired
410 C HINA 1900, no clasp (Captn. E. F. Harding, 23d Madras Lt. Infy.)                                from a mud battery on the bend between Taku and Tongku, which fired in all
    official correction to unit VF                               £450                                 about 30 shots at us, none of the others striking, though several coming very
                                                                                                      close ... There was a good deal of sniping from the dockyard so I directed all
411 CHINA 1900, no clasp (3874 Sepoy Kanja Singh, 24th Pjb Infy.) rim                                 cables of the prizes to be slipped and proceeded to tow them up to Tongku.’
    scuff GVF                                                     £165
                                                                                                426 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Taku Forts (F. Cassells, Ch. Sto., H.M.S. Fame)
412 CHINA 1900, no clasp (Bhistie Daim Khan, 30th Baluch Infy.) GVF                                 GVF                                                              £675
                                                                  £185                                H.M.S. Fame was a Destroyer of 340 tons, built by Thorneycroft at Chiswick
                                                                                                      and launched in April 1896. A total of 58 officers and other ranks of the ship
413 C HINA 1900, no clasp (2717 Dfdr: Udham Singh, 33rd Q. Lt. Cav.)
                                                                                                      were entitled to the China Medal with single clasp ‘Taku Forts’.
    GVF                                                        £275
                                                                                                      On 17 June 1900, at the Taku Forts, four destroyers of the Chinese Navy
414 C HINA 1900, no clasp (239 Sepoy Bhenion, Aliwar I. S. Infy.) edge
                                                                                                      were boarded and captured by Lieutenant & Commander R. J. B. Keyes of
    bruising VF                                                    £230                               the Fame and Lieutenant & Commander C. MacKenzie of the Whiting, which
                                                                                                      was done by towing a boat astern with boarders under the command of
415 CHINA 1900, no clasp (672 Sepoy ...idan Singh, Bikaner I. S.) contact
                                                                                                      Lieutenants J. A. Moreton and W. Tomkinson of the Whiting and Fame
    wear, suspension repaired and no longer swivels F                £110                             respectively, who boarded and captured two destroyers each.
416 CHINA 1900, no clasp (3019 Pte. Abdul Jabbar, 28th Madras Infy.) VF                         427 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (C. Sumpter, A.B., H.M.S. Aurora)
                                                                   £230                             NEF                                                              £750
417 CHINA 1900, no clasp (1535 Pte. Ditta, Hong Kong Regt.) NEF                   £325                Able Seaman Sumpter was wounded in action at Hsiku Arsenal 22 June,
                                                                                                      1900, suffering a bullet wound to the right forearm
418 CHINA 1900, no clasp (Jemadar Jai Dial, 20th Pjb. ...fy.) contact wear
                                                                                                428 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (H. J. Kerwin, A.B., H.M.S.
    particularly to 3 o’clock position VF                              £250
                                                                                                    Barfleur) GVF                                                £750
419 CHINA 1900, no clasp (1661 Pte. Sobha, 31st Burma Lt. Infy.) VF £225                              Able Seaman Kerwin was wounded in action at Tientsin on 13 Jul 1900.

420 CHINA 1900, no clasp (1796 Gnr. E. Gaulton, Vickers-Maxim Sect.)                            429 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (G. Ott, A.B., H.M.S. Barfleur)
    edge bruising, somewhat polished VF                        £375                                 GVF                                                              £750
      Edward Gaulton was born in the parish of Staines, Surrey and attested for the                   Able Seaman Ott was seriously wounded a Langfang on 19 Jul 1900.
      Royal Artillery on 14 Nov 1899. He served with the Vickers-Maxin Section in
      China from 16 Jul 1900 until 23 Jan 1901 and was discharged on 16 Sept                    430 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (F. J. White, Ord., H.M.S.
      1902.                                                                                         Barfleur) VF                                                £750
                                                                                                      Frederick James White, a fisherman from Hastings, Sussex, joined the Navy on
421 CHINA 1900, no clasp (J. W. Mace, Pte. R.M., Nl. Depot Wei-Hai-Wei)                               26 Feb 1899, aged 18. As an Ordinary Seaman he was wounded in action at
    contact marks VF                                              £475                                Tiensin on 13 Jul 1900, suffering a bullet wound to the right Achilles tendon.
      Confirmed on roll and one of just 99 no clasp medals awarded to personnel of                    He also served in the Great War.
      the depot.
                                                                                                431 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (J. A. Smith, A.B., H.M.S.
      John William Mace was born at Stockport, Chester and enlisted into the Royal                  Centurion) GVF                                              £750
      Marines on 25 May 1894. He served in China at Wei-Hai-Wei from 1 May 1899                       Able Seaman Smith was wounded at Hsiku Arsenal on 22 Jun 1900, suffering
      until 31 Dec 1899 and was discharged in 1906. He re-enlisted for the Great                      a bullet wound to the right thigh.
      War and has additional medal entitlement
                                                                                                432 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (G. E. Bastard, A.B., H.M.S.
422 CHINA 1900, no clasp (S. Robins, Sto. H.M.S. Heroine) NEF                     £385              Centurion) VF                                                 £750
      332 medals without clasp to this ship.                                                          183036 Able Seaman G. Bastard, H.M.S. Centurion, serving in the Seymour
                                                                                                      Expedition to Pekin, was wounded at Peitsang on 21 June 1900, suffering
      Roll states medal presented by H.M. The King on 8 March 1902.                                   bullet wounds to the right arm and right hand. Native of Landport Hampshire,
                                                                                                      he enlisted into the Navy on 17 Jan 1895 and was invalided from service on 8
423 CHINA 1900, no clasp, bronze issue (Bearer Alam Karim) GVF                    £225
                                                                                                      Feb 1901.
424 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (21606 Dvr. F. D. Stent, 12th By. R.
    F. Arty.) GVF                                                       £450                    433 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (J. Searle, Pte., R.M., H.M.S.
      This the only Battery present at the Relief of Pekin.                                         Centurion) edge bruise VF                                       £750
                                                                                                      Private J. Searle was a member of the Seymour Expedition, China 1900, and
      Frederick Stent was born in the Parish of Long Sutton, near the town of                         was wounded in action at Hsi Ku, 23 June 1900, by a bullet in the abdomen.
      Basingstoke, Hants and attested for the Royal Artillery at Guildford on 6 Aug
      1897, aged 20. He served in China from 2 Jul 1900 until 18 Dec 1900 and
      was discharged on completion of his term of enlistment on 5 Aug 1809. This is             434 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (W. P. Hallett, Ord., H.M.S.
      confirmed as his sole entitlement.                                                            Endymion) GVF                                                 £425


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435 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (F. W. Brennan, A.B., H.M.S.                         452 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (J. Cruikshank, Sto., H.M.S.
    Terrible) contact marks VF                                    £750                             Centurion) NEF                                                £425
      Able Seaman F. W. Brennan was wounded in action at Tientsin on 9 Jul 1900,                     Stoker James Cruikshank from Edinburgh was a member of the Naval Brigade,
      suffering a shell wound to the head and right eye. He also served in South                     landed from H.M.S. Centurion, who served in the Seymour Expedition to
      Africa in Terrible’s Naval Brigade with the No. 1 4.7 inch gun’s crew under Lt.                Pekin.
      England. China roll states that Brennan was issued a duplicate China medal.
                                                                                               453 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (W. Richards, Pte. R.M. H.M.S.
                                                                                                   Endymion) edge bruise GVF                                       £450
                                                                                                     William Richards was born in the parish of Sutton, Surrey and enlisted into the
436 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (19759 Pte. Kamai, 20th Baluch
                                                                                                     Royal Marines on 21 Dec 1896, aged 18. He was a member Seymour’s first
    Infy.) edge bruise, polished VF                                £280                              Relief Expedition in 1900 and was discharged on 28 Nov 1908. Recalled for
                                                                                                     the Great War, he served until invalided from service on 6 Jul 1916.
437 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (12164 Corpl. M. Wall, 12th Batry.
    Rl. Fd. Arty.) GVF                                                £450                     454 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (A. Whitmore, A.B., H.M.S.
                                                                                                   Orlando) GVF                                                £750
438 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (2930 Cr. Sergt. C. Young, 1
    Black Watch) EF and rare                                     £1150                               Able Seaman Allen Whitmore of Chillesford, Suffolk, suffered wounds to both
                                                                                                     thighs at Langfang on 18 Jun 1900. He joined the Navy on 29 Apr 1894,
      Colour-Sergeants Young and Dunn were the regiment’s only recipient’s of the                    transferred to the Coastguard in 1910, and received an L.S. & G.C. Medal in
      Relief of Pekin clasp. Both men were attached to the Chinese Regiment and                      1909.
      took an active part in both Tientsin and Pekin.
                                                                                               455 CHINA 1900, 2 clasps, Taku Forts, Relief of Pekin (P. H. Mitchell, A.B.,
439 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (G. Tidmas, R.M., NI. Depot,                             H.M.S. Alacrity) GVF                                               £975
    Wei-Hai-Wei) EF                                               £980
                                                                                                     H.M.S. Alacrity was a Despatch Vessel of 1,700 tons, built by Palmer and
      Clasp confirmed; a total of 72 clasps to the unit.                                             launched in February 1885. A total of 42 officers and other ranks of the ship
                                                                                                     were entitled to the China Medal with the two clasps. Clasps confirmed.
      Private G. Tidmas was a member of the Seymour Expedition and was
      wounded in action at Lang Fang, 18 June 1900, suffering bullet wounds to                 456 C HINA 1900, 2 clasps, Taku Forts, Relief of Pekin (D. Lanagan, Pte.
      the left arm and thigh.                                                                      R.M. H.M.S. Barfleur) contact wear and edge bruising VF       £1100
440 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (1215 Sowar Allahila Khan, 1st Bl.                          David Lanagan of Mile End, London attested for the Royal Marines at Walmer
    Lancers) suspension reconstituted VF                             £425                            on 11 Jul 1889. In the China 1900 Campaign, he is confirmed as being
                                                                                                     present at the Capture of Taku Forts, 17 Jun 1900;, Capture of Peiyang
441 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (No.1132 Sowar Sulaman Khan,                                Arsenal, 27 Jun 1900; Operations at Tientsin, 10 Jun to 13 Jul 1900; and was
    1st Duke of York’s Own Lancers) GVF                          £450                                a member of the 2nd Pekin Relief Expedition in August. Lanagan was
                                                                                                     discharged on 27 Aug 1901.
442 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (510 Sepoy Samundar Khan, 1st                         457 AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1908-10 (200639
    Sikh Infy.) NEF                                              £325                              S. H. Dark, Lg. Sea. H.M.S. Diana) contact marks VF            £190
      The First Sikhs with the Seventh Rajputs were the first to enter the Legations
      having come in under the Sluice Gate. They were followed by the First Bengal             458 AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1908-10 (200320
      Lancers and Royal Welch Fusiliers.                                                           W. C. Patton, A.B. H.M.S. Hyacinth) EF                         £235
443 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (1466 Sapper Ponnusami, No. 3                               William Campbell Patton of Fulwood, Lancashire joined the Navy on 11 May
    Coy: Q. O. Mad: S. & M.) GVF                                  £325                               1901. He served aboard H.M.S. Hyacinth during the operations in Somaliland,
                                                                                                     1908-10 and was on 9 Mar 1917 when H.M.S. Leander was mined and sunk.
444 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (3006 Pte. Muniyan, 4th Madras                              He was 33 and is commemorated on the Chatham Memorial.
    Pioneers.) GVF                                                 £290                        459 AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Aro 1901-1902 (507 Pte.
445 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (386 Bisebar Singh, 7th Rajput)                           Mama Giade, Lagos Bn: W.A.F.F.) NEF                         £275
    GVF                                                             £375                       460 AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Nyasaland 1915 (D. Selkirk,
      The 7th Rajputs were the first regiment to enter Pekin, reaching the Legations               Nyasaland Vol. Res.) NEF                                       £430
      in the afternoon of 14th August 1900.
                                                                                               461 AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, N. Nigeria 1904 (3071 Pte.
446 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (4170 Sepoy Jarbur.. 24th Bl.                            Taio, N. N. Regt.) GVF                                         £440
    Infy.) edge bruising, clasp soldered F                        £225
                                                                                               462 AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, N. Nigeria 1904 (3144 Pte.
447 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (997 Pte. Bishan Singh, 31st                             Abisso, N. N. Regt.) NEF                                       £295
    Burma Lt. Infy.) VF                                           £290
                                                                                               463 AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Kenya (4127934 Act. Cpl S.
448 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (619 Sepoy Jiwan Singh, 1st Sikh                          T. Taylor, R.A.F.) NEF                                        £170
    Infy.) VF                                                       £325
      The First Sikhs with the Seventh Rajputs were the first to enter the Legations           464 AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Kenya (22904965 Fus. A. E.
      having come in under the Sluice Gate. They were followed by the First Bengal                 Ledwell, R.Ir.R.) GVF                                         £225
      Lancers and Royal Welch Fusiliers.
                                                                                               465 AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Kenya (22981565 Pte. R.
449 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (1214 Sowar Nur Muhammed                                 Campbell, Glosters) official correction to unit, edge bruise VF £135
    Khan, 1st Bl. Lcrs.) contact wear VF                       £275
                                                                                               466 AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Kenya (23224048 Pte. E.
450 CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (W. Price, Ord., H.M.S. Aurora)                           Blackwell, Glosters) GVF                                    £140
    NEF                                                             £425
                                                                                               467 AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Kenya (23049338 Pte. A.
      William Price was born in the parish of Knocktopher, Co. Kilkelly, and joined the
      Navy on 4 Apr 1896. He was discharged dead, 10 Jul 1901, having fallen                       Love, B.W.) GVF                                             £130
      overboard from H.M.S. Aurora and drowned on 10 Jul 1901.                                 468 AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 2 clasps, Aro 1901-1902, N. Nigeria
451 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (A. Young, Pte. R.M. H.M.S.                              190-3 (389 Pte. Jangali, Lagos Bn. W.A.F.F.) GVF               £490
    Aurora) GVF                                                  £450
                                                                                               469 TIBET 1903-04, clasp, Gyantse, silver issue (977 Sepoy Gul Mir, 2nd
      Alfred Young was born in the parish of Pendleton, near the town of                           M.I.) contact marks VF and scarce                              £425
      Manchester, Lancashire and attested for the Royal Marines on 31 Jul 1882,
      aged 19. He served in the Egypt campaign, receiving the Medal and Star, and              470 T IBET 1903-04, no clasp, silver issue (3736 Driver Kandhai, S & T.
      in the China 1900 Campaign. He landed with the Commander in Chief’s                          Corps) VF                                                      £190
      Expedition and is confirmed as having taken part in the defence of settlements
      and the capture of the native city, and landing again with the Naval Brigade             471 T IBET 1903-04, no clasp, bronze issue (16 Sweeper Kallan, S. & T.
      for advance on Pekin. Young was discharged in 1904                                           Corps) surface pitting F                                       £95


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472 TIBET 1903-04, 1 clasp, Gyantse (4224 Pte. W. Smith, 1st Bn. Norf.                   499 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1919-21 (Nk.
    Regt.), correction to unit GVF and rare                     £1450                        Ghulam Haider Khan, 59 Gr. R. R.) GVF                       £45
      One of 18 medals with clasp awarded to a machine-gun section of the Norfolk        500 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1919-21 (674
      Regiment.
                                                                                             Sepoy Nur Mohd, 3-151 P. Rfls.) GVF                          £45
473 N ATAL 1906, clasp, 1906 (Tpr. C. J. Heine, Umvoti Mtd. Rifles)
    contact marks and edge bruising F                         £145                       501 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1921-24 (48 Havr.
                                                                                             Dasaunt Ram, 1-2 Pjb. R.) GVF                                    £55
474 NATAL 1906, clasp, 1906 (Pte. W. Crawford, Natal Rangers) NEF£185
                                                                                         502 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1919-21 (004 Bhisti
475 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1908 (6290                   Jalal Din, 3-152 Pjbis.) VF                                      £45
    Pte. J. Fligg, 1st W. Y. Regt.) EF                                £175
                                                                                         503 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1919-21 (Carpt.
476 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919                          Sant Ram, M.W.S.) GVF                                         £45
    (202588 Sgt. F. Holman, 2 Bn. Som. L. I.) GV F              £95
                                                                                         504 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1919-21 (1533
      Sergeant Francis H. Holman served in the Devon Regiment during the Great               Sepoy Haria, 2-25 Pjbis.) VF                                 £45
      War, embarking first for Egypt on 5 Sept 1915.
477 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919                      505 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1921-24 (4183463
    (1448 Sepoy Surain Singh, Kap. Jis. Infy.) VF               £45                          Fsr. A. Heys, R. W. Fus.) edge bruise, a little polished VF      £90

478 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919                      506 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1921-24 (2097 Nk.
    (6552 Q. M. Daff. Inayat Shah, D. P. Corps) VF              £55                          Lekh Ram, 2-19 Hy’Bad R.) GVF                                    £45

479 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919                      507 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1921-24 (3558
    (13531 Dvr. Baram Din, 65 M.C.) VF                          £45                          L-Nk. Chander Maani, 4-1 Punjab R.) contact wear VF          £45

480 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919                      508 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1921-24 (724
    (1549 Sepoy Hazrat Shah, 1-107 Pnrs.) VF                    £45                          Rfmn. Balbahadur Thapa, 2-3 G. R.) VF                        £45

481 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919                      509 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1921-24 (A-1750
    (5195 Pte. Gordhan Ram, 1/120/Gnrs.) VF                     £45                          A-O Kala Khan, 1 I.H.C.) GVF                                   £45

482 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, AFGHANISTAN N.W.F. 1919                      510 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1921-24 (324 Nk.
    (135 Rfmn. Tularam Burathoki, 3/1/Gurkha Rfls.) F            £45                         Ghulam Mohy-Ud-Din, 43 G. C.C.) GVF                            £45

483 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919                      511 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1921-24 (A.556
    (2035 Sepoy Aziz Bakhsh, 53/ Sikhs F.F.) GVF                £45                          A.O. Lall Khan, 27 C.F.A.) NEF                                 £50

484 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919                      512 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1921-24 (743 Sep.
    (3177 Sepoy Briju, 37/ Dogras) VF                           £45                          Udho Ram, 2-12 F.F.R.) VF                                        £45

485 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (314                 513 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1919-21 (4 Havr.
    L.Nk. Rajbahadur Ditchit, 2/89/Pjbs) VF                          £45                     Fazal I Lahi, 1-152 Pjbis) GVF                                 £55

486 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919                      514 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31
    (1070 Rfn. Umesh Chandar Thapliyal, 4-39 R.G.R.) VF         £45                          (Pte. Follr. Abdur Rahman) NEF                                  £50

487 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919                      515 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31
    (3989 Gnr. Kartar Singh, 102 Derajat Pack Bty) GVF          £45                          (7155 Sep. Damar Singh, 1-19 Hy’Bad R.) VF                      £55

488 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (17                  516 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31
    Bhisti Ahmed, M.T.) VF                                          £45                      (6604 Sep. Ghulam Nabi Khan, 4-7 Rajput R.) VF                  £45

489 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919                      517 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31
    (1568 Sepoy Bhanta, 2/10/Jats) F                            £35                          (7757 Sep. Abdul Ghani, 2-10 Baluch R.) VF                      £50

490 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (384                 518 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31
    Havr. Niaz Shah, 1/153/Punjabis) F                               £45                     (5138 Sep. Jahan Dad, 1-8 Punjab R.) GVF                       £275
                                                                                               Sepoy Jahan Dad, 1st Battalion, 8th Punjab Regiment was killed in action on
491 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (Clk.                      29 Nov 1944. Son of Ghulam Ali and Bagga Bi, of Kalana (Dhok Dheri),
    Faqir Chand Redi, Mily. Acct. Dept.) GVF                         £55                       Rawalpidi, Pakistan, he was 40 and in interred in the Kranji War Cemetery.

492 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (989                 519 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31
    Dr. Nadir Khan, 15 Pack Bty.) VF                                 £45                     (10464 Sep. Gheba Khan, 4-10 Baluch R.) GVF                     £55

493 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (317                 520 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31
    Sepoy Fateh Mohd, 2/33/Punjabis.) GVF                            £45                     (62112 Dvr. Feroze Din, 9 I.B.T. Coy.) VF                       £45

494 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (788                 521 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31
    Sepoy Fairoz, 2-2 K. I. S. Rifles) GVF                           £45                     (MT-102306 L-Nk. Nagindar Singh, I.M.T.) GVF                    £55

495 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919                      522 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31
    (65792 L-Nk. Karam Elahi, 30 Mule Cps.) VF                  £45                          (9870 Sep. Nur Mohd, 2-8 Punjab R.) GVF                         £55

496 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919                      523 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31
    (37499 Pte. S. Newell, Durh. L. I.) GVF                     £95                          (16181 Dvr. Ghulam Hussain, 12 Mtn Bty) GVF                     £50

497 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Mahsud 1919-20 (593 Sepoy                    524 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31
    Pala Singh, 2-34 Sikhs) VF                                     £50                       (2814555 Pte. R. Reid, Seaforth) edge bruise NEF               £115

498 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1919-21 (1774                     525 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31
    Sepoy Partab Singh, 2-4 Rajputs) F                           £45                         (23065 Sep. Gul Saina Din, F.C.) GVF                            £45



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526 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Burma 1930-32 (Br. Jahdor                        544 1914-15 STAR (M2-020712 Pte. H. C. Brittain, A.S.C.) GVF                        £25
    Ahmed, 2-15 Punjab R.) VF                                      £60
                                                                                             545 1914-15 STAR (10-14618 Pte. W. Forsythe, R. Ir: Rif:) VF                        £45
527 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Burma 1930-32 (TB 171449
    Dvr. Ahmad, 11 A.T.Coy.) VF                                  £60                         546 1914-15 STAR (Pte. W. Allam, 1st Rhodn: Rgt.) NEF                               £80
                                                                                                   Corporal Walter Allam, 1st Battalion, Rhodesia Regiment died on 19 Jun 1917
528 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Burma 1930-32 (TB 50507                                and is interred in the Iringa Cemetery, Tanzania.
    Dvr. Maqbool Din, 19 A.T.Coy.) GVF                           £60
                                                                                             547 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (86463 Pte. S. Harrison, L’Pool R.) NEF                       £45
529 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Burma 1930-32 (6284298 Pte.                            Private Stanley Harrison, 1/6th Battalion, Liverpool Regiment was killed in
    H. W. Savage, The Buffs) EF                                    £265                            action on 14 Apr 1918. Native of Tintwistle, Cheshire, he is interred in the Post
      Henry William Savage of Selbourne Road, Margate, Kent, was born on 25 Aug                    Office Rifles Cemetery, Festubert, France.
      1911 and enlisted into the East Kent Regiment on 28 Oct 1929. He was                   549 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (R-22819 Pte. W. H. Murch, K.R.Rif.C.) NEF £45
      taken PoW at Merris, France on 29 May 1940 and held at Lanisdorf, Camp
      VIIIB until 27 Oct 1942 and then Hohenfels, Camp 838, until his repatriation                 William Henry Murch was born in Harwich, Essex and enlisted at Lambeth,
      on 17 Apr 1945.                                                                              Surrey. He was killed in action on 3 Jul 1917.

530 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Mohmand 1933 (58191 L-Nk.                        550 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (F.5400 A. E. Willington, L.M. R.N.A.S.) EF                   £25
    Gul Hasan Shah, 29 A.T.Coy) NEF                               £55
                                                                                             551 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (GS-78676 Pte. E. H. Fenning, R. Fus.) EF                     £45
531 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Mohmand 1933 (TB 49870                                 Private Ernest Henry Fenning of Stratford, London, died of wounds on 31 Oct
    L-Nk. Bostan Khan, 1 A.T.Coy.) NEF                          £55                                1918 and is interred in the Awoingt Military Cemetery, France.

532 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Mohmand 1933 (9836 Sepoy                         552 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (E. Potvin) EF                                                £45
    Mai Ditta, 3-14 Punjab R.) GVF                               £275
                                                                                             553 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (F.18704 W. E. Brooks, Act. A.M.1 R.N.A.S.) EF
      Sepoy Mai Ditta, 3rd Battalion, 14th Punjab Regiment, was killed in action in              This in the named card box of transmission.                    £30
      North Africa on 5 Feb 1941. He was 30 and is commemorated on the
      Khartoum Memorial.                                                                     554 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (Capt. J. D. Sainter) GVF
533 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1935 (2023                       Sold with a quantity of copied research bound within hard-back covers. It
    Hav. Adam Khan, 1-15 Punjab R.) GVF                                £65                       includes m.i.c.; gazette extracts; Annual Confidential Reports; the
                                                                                                 ‘History of the 6th Battalion 1st Punjab Regiment’, covering the period in
534 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1935                             Malaya and Singapore, July 1941 until February 1942; and some reports
    (14168 Sepoy Atma Ram, 5-10 Baluch R.) GVF                   £55                             post-war. In the latter there were some adverse reports of
                                                                                                 Lieutenant-Colonel Sainter’s conduct whilst a prisoner-of-war.       £225
535 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1935
                                                                                                   M.C. London Gazette 20 October 1916. ‘2nd Lt., Sea. Highrs.’ ‘For
    (10333 Sepoy Jora Singh, 5-1 Punjabis) NEF                   £60
                                                                                                   conspicuous gallantry during a raid. He led the left flank party of a raid in which
536 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 2 clasps, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919,                              forty or fifty of the enemy were killed and one prisoner captured. Previous to
                                                                                                   the raid he carried out and placed a torpedo in the enemy wire within 25 yards
    North West Frontier 1930-31 (5507 Dvr. Suba Khan, R.F.A.) GVF £85
                                                                                                   of the enemy trenches. He personally accounted for three of the enemy with
537 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 2 clasps, Waziristan 1919-21, Malabar                           his revolver, and, previous to the raid, carried out fine reconnaissances’.
                                                                                                   M.I.D. London Gazette 20 October 1916.
    1921-22 (4616 Gnr. Mehr Mohd. 115 P. Bty.) GVF                   £65
538 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 2 clasps, North West Frontier 1930-31,                          Lieutenant-Colonel James Dow Sainter was born on 3 January 1896. He
                                                                                                   joined the 6th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders in July 1915 and as a 2nd
    North West Frontier 1935 (365376 L.A.C. J. D. How, R.A.F.) GVF £450
                                                                                                   Lieutenant entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 12 July 1916.
539 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 3 clasps, Mahsud 1919-20, Waziristan                            Served in the battles of the Somme and Ancre, he was wounded on 13
                                                                                                   November 1916 at Beaumont Hamel and was invalided to England. For his
    1919-21, Waziristan 1921-24 (551 Havr. Salig Ram, 2-41 Dogras) light
                                                                                                   daring actions with the 6th Battalion he was awarded the Military Cross. He
    contact wear GVF                                               £120                            then entered the Indian Army, joining the 1st Battalion 66th Punjabis in
                                                                                                   September 1917. Later with the 2nd Battalion 1st Punjab Regiment, he was
540 KHEDIVE’S SUDAN 1910-21, 2nd type, no clasp, contact wear VF               £290
                                                                                                   granted the brevet of Major in 1933. He was promoted to that rank in May
541 1914 STAR (4153 Pte. S. London, 2/ Notts. & Derby: R.) GVF                  £75                1934 and attained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in May 1942. At the time of
                                                                                                   the Japanese invasion of Malaya, Sainter was C.O. of the 6th Battalion 1st
542 1914 STAR (Lieut: G. F. Nixon, R.F.A.) EF                                  £350                Punjab Regiment. With the fall of Singapore, he together with his regiment
                                                                                                   became prisoners-of-war of the Japanese.
      Lieutenant Garard Ferrers Nixon, 129th Battery, Royal Field Artillery served in
      France from 20 Aug 1914. Son of Maj. Gen. A. I. Nixon of “The Gables”, Fife            555 B RITISH WAR MEDAL (332353 S. M. 1, A. Irish, R.A.F.) officially
      Road, East Sheen, Surrey, he was killed in action near Neuve Chapelle on 24                re-impressed naming VF                                        £25
      Oct 1914.
      Lieutenant Nixon is mentioned in the diary of Major William “Billy” La. T.             556 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (2.Lieut. J. B. Merron) GVF                                   £90
      Congreave, V.C., D.S.O., M.C., which was edited and published as                             John Bernard Merron was commissioned into the 18th Battalion, Tank Corps
      Armageddon Road, by Terry Norman, 1982. In a chapter entitled ‘The Crunch                    on 20 Dec 1917. He had previously served as a Rifleman in the 6th Battalion,
      at Neuve Chapelle’, he writes:                                                               King’s Liverpool Regiment and first served in France from 25 Feb 1915.
      “That night (the 22nd) the Germans made one of their heavy attacks all along
      our front. Everywhere he repulsed the attack with heavy losses to the                  557 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (51546 Pte. T. Bucknall, R.A.M.C.) VF                         £16
      Germans, except just south of the Fauquissart crossroads where the Germans
      walked right into the Gordons’ trenches... At dawn the next morning, Cornwall          558 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (30579 Pte. F. A. Clark, E. Surr. R.) EF                      £45
      and I went up and there was no difficulty on seeing the place where the                      Private Frederick Allen Clark, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment, was killed in
      Germans had broken through though, for the place was marked clear enough                     action on 22 April 1918. Son of Walter and Lydia Clark of Wendon, Saffron
      with dead bodies of our men and the Germans - mostly Germans, I am glad to                   Walden, Essex, he was 21 and is interred in the Chauny Communal Cemetery,
      say. Apparently only one company had broken through and we found                             France.
      twenty-three of their dead and one officer.
      The first body we found was that of a poor young subaltern of the Gunners              558 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (Capt. D. Mends-Gibson.) GVF                                 £175
      who was in the trenches observing. He had been bayoneted and then
                                                                                                   Captain Douglas Mends-Gibson embarked for service in France & Flanders in
      apparently rushed over by a good many feet. He was a sad sight - Nixon was
                                                                                                   August 1915 and was later awarded the Military Cross.
      his name.”
      Nixon was 24 and is interred in the Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie,
                                                                                                   M.C. London Gazette 1 February 1919. ‘Lt. (A./Capt.) Douglas Mends Gibson,
      France. He was posthumously Mentioned in Desptaches (London Gazette 17
                                                                                                   R.F.A. (Spec. Res.), attd. D/157th Bde.’ The official recommendation states:
      Feb 1915).
                                                                                                   “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty near Ypres on the 28th
543 1914-15 STAR (1380 Pte. J. L. Hodgkinson, S. Notts. Hrs.) NEF £75                              September, 1918. When he was left in command of his battery, as soon as
                                                                                                   the final barrage line was reached, he pushed forward his guns, and came
      John L. Hodgkinson embarked for service in Egypt on 12 Sept 1915 and later                   into action well up, silencing an enemy battery which was firing at him. On the
      served in the Machine Gun Corps.                                                             way up he had twenty-two casualties and twenty horses killed, besides one
                                                                                                   gun blown up, but his determined leading overcame all difficulties.”
                                                                                        32
559 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (Capt. Sir. J. H. Heaton) EF                              £350          574 VICTORY MEDAL (G. Cauchi, O.S.3. R.N.) VF                                     £30
      John Henniker Heaton was born on 19 April 1877, the son of Sir John                           Officer’s Servant 3rd Class G. Cauchi was born on 22 Nov 1889 at Floriana,
      Henniker Heaton, (1st Baronet, created 1912) and Rose, only daughter of                       Malta. He later served aboard H.M.S. Cormorant.
      Samuel Bennett of New South Wales. He was educated at Eton. In the Boer
      War he served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry and was            575 VICTORY MEDAL (3528 Pte. C. Lucker, 6-Lond. R.) GVF                           £15
      awarded the Queen’s medal with clasps for Cape Colony, Orange Free State
      and Transvaal. He succeeded his father as 2nd Baronet in 1914 and during                576 VICTORY MEDAL (2.Lieut. C. P. Garrard) EF
      the Great War served with the 8th Australian Light Horse in 1914 (his m.i.c.                Together with the named card box of issue.                                   £180
      shows ‘3rd L.H. Bde. H.Q.’) and by 1916 was serving as a Captain in the                       M.C. London Gazette 5 Nov 1918. 2nd Lieutenant Cyril Proctor Garrard, R.E.
      Welsh Horse. The BWM is his sole Great War entitlement.                                       The recommendation states:
      Sir John Henniker Heaton died on 21 February 1963.                                            “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in charge of a section
                                                                                                    working on tracks behind the assaulting infantry. In spite of heavy fire, he kept
560 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (2291 Pte. A. Aikman, R. W. Kent R.) GVF                   £18                in touch with the situation by constant personal reconnaissance, and thus
      Alexander Aikman served in 1/5 Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment. This                       enabled the work to be pushed forward rapidly with small loss. His party was
      confirmed as sole entitlement.                                                                instrumental in capturing seven prisoners.”
561 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (T-386032 Dvr. J. Mashiter, A.S.C.) NEF                    £35                Second Lieutenant Cyril Proctor Garrard of Framlingham Hall, Framlingham,
      Private Joseph Mashiter, Clearing Office, Royal Army Service Corps, of Townley                Suffolk was commissioned into the Royal Sussex Regiment and served on
      Street, Preston died on 28 Dec 1919. He was 29 and is interred in the                         attachment to the Royal Engineers.
      Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery.
                                                                                              577 VICTORY MEDAL (40214 Pte. H. Harris, R. D. Fus.) GVF                          £25
562 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (M.23270 J. W. Parnell, Act. E. R. A. 4 R.N.) VF
                                                                     £35                      578 VICTORY MEDAL (14366 Pte. T. Robert, R.W.Fus.) VF                             £15
      Engine Room Artificer 4th Class John William Parnell of Hyson Green,                    579 VICTORY MEDAL (Lieut. A. R. Macdonald) EF                                     £40
      Nottingham, died on 28 Jun 1919. he was 24 and is interred in the
      Nottingham (new Basford) Cemetery.                                                      580 VICTORY MEDAL (6600 Pte. W. Lane, York. R.) GVF                               £15
563 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (S4-157361 Pte. P. Mc Garrachie, A.S.C.) VF £35                         581 V ICTORY MEDAL (1441 Pte. J. Worral, Manch. R.), edge bruising,
      Peter McGarrachie, 18th Field Bakery, Army Service Corps, died on 24 Mar                    polished F                                                   £45
      1917. He was 26, the son of Peter and Sarah McAllister McGarrachie of 8                       Private Joseph Worral, 1/8th Battalion, Manchester Regiment, was killed in
      Victoria Street, Ayre and is interred in the Port Said War Memorial Cemetery,                 action in Gallipoli on 7 Aug 1915 and is commemorated on the Helles Memorial.
      Egypt.
                                                                                              582 VICTORY MEDAL (345325 T. Woodmason, Jr., R.N.) edge bruising VF
564 BRITISH WAR MEDAL, bronze issue (18896 Pte. G Rankitsoa, S.A.M.L.C.)                                                                                        £22
    GVF                                                             £95
                                                                                                    Joiner T. Woodmason died on 11 Jan 1915 and is interred in the Haslar Royal
565 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (Lieut. J. W. Strathearn) GVF                              £45                Naval Cemetery, Portsmouth, England.
      Lieutenant Strathearn served with the Scottish Rifles.                                  583 VICTORY MEDAL (Capt. J. Hay) GVF
566 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (175489 J. Rooke, Lg. Btn. R.N.) GVF                       £25              Together with his wife’s medal:
                                                                                                  VICTORY MEDAL (H. M. Hay) GVF                                                 £75
      Leading Boatman John Rooke joined the nay in 1898 and transferred into the
      Coast Guard in 1910, serving on the North Irish Beldering. This is sole                       Captain James Hay was commissioned from the ranks of the Argyll and
      entitlement for the Great War and a Long Service Medal was issued in 1910.                    Sutherland Highlanders into the Seaforth Highlanders with whom he won the
                                                                                                    Military Cross, attached 154th Trench Mortar Battery(London Gazette 4 Oct
567 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (8215 Pte. H. Mumford, 7-Lond. R.) NEF                     £18                1919):
                                                                                                    “For conspicuous gallantry and ability at Mont Houy on 28th October, 1918.
568 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (453176 L.Cpl. A. Wallace, 58-Can Inf.) EF                 £75                His trench-mortar section acted in conjunction with a company operating in
      Corporal Alexander Wallace, “D” Company, 58th Battalion, Canadian Infantry                    most difficult country. By getting his battery quickly into action, and by their
      (Central Ontario Regiment) was born on 21 Aug 1891 at Fraserburgh,                            accurate fire, the company was enabled to advance and capture at least ten
      Scotland, and was killed in action in France on 13 Jun 1916. He was 24 and is                 enemy machine-gun posts with their teams. He did splendid work.”
      commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.                                     His wife, Helen M. Hay served as an Orderly with the French Red Cross.

569 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (Capt. E. J. F. Gough) EF                                 £375          584 VICTORY MEDAL (G-20996 Pte. J. P. East, R. W. Kent R.) contact wear
                                                                                                  and edge bruising F                                              £25
      Eric John Fletcher Gough was born on 20 November 1888, the only son of
      Major T. A. Gough of 9 Onslow Crescent, London, S.W.1, and was educated                       Private John Phillip East, 8th Battalion, Est Kent Regiment was killed in action
      at Westgate School and at Eton. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in                       on 9 Oct 1918. Native of Islington, London, he was 19 and is commemorated
      the 7th (Special Reserve) Battalion Rifle Brigade, in September 1906.                         on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial.
      Transferring to the 1st Battalion Irish Guards in 1909, he was promoted to              585 VICTORY MEDAL (74292 Pte. T. Edwards, Welsh R.) VF                            £15
      Lieutenant in 1911 and advanced to Captain in September 1914. With the
      Guards he landed in France on 12 August 1914 and fought in the retreat                  586 VICTORY MEDAL (2. Lieut. T. E. Smith) EF                                      £25
      from Mons and in the actions at Landrecies, Etreux, Villers Cotterets and in the
      Battles of the Marne, Aisne and 1st Ypres.                                              587 VICTORY MEDAL (29196 Pte. F. Unsworth, Manch. R.) GVF                         £15
      The Irish Guards in the Great War, by Rudyard Kipling states: ‘On the 30th
      December [1914], Captain Eric Gough was killed by a stray bullet while                  588 VICTORY MEDAL (9252 Pte. A. Jeffs, R. Berks. R.) EF                           £40
      commanding his Company (No.1) and was buried next day in a cemetery a
                                                                                                    Private Albert Jeffs, “G” Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment,
      few miles along the Bethune-Richebourg road. He had been Transport Officer
                                                                                                    died of wounds on 13 Mar 1915 (Wounds received during the Battle of Neuve
      since the battalion left London in August but had commanded a Company
                                                                                                    Chapelle - 10-13 March 1915). He is interred in the Estaires Communal
      since 21st November and was an immense loss to the battalion to which he
                                                                                                    Cemetery, France.
      was devoted’.
      Captain Gough was buried in the Le Touret Military Cemetery,                            589 VICTORY MEDAL (E. P. Meikle, V.A.D.) NEF
      Richebourg-L’Avoue, Pas de Calais, France.                                                  Sold with a copy of a wartime portrait photograph of the recipient wearing
                                                                                                  a Belgian Decoration, entitled “Miss Meikle, decorated by the King of
      He was mentioned in Sir John French’s despatches of 31 May 1915 (London
      Gazette 22 June 1915). Entitled to the 1914 Star with clasp and Victory Medal.              Belgium”.                                                             £80
                                                                                                    Matron Edith Patricia Meikle enrolled on 9 Mar 1917 and served at the
570 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (G-695 Pte. D. Knight, The Queen’s R.) GVF £18                                Headquarters Reserve for the Joint War Committee of the British Red Cross
                                                                                                    and Order of St. John as a Nurse and served in France & Flanders from 6
571 VICTORY MEDAL (2.Lieut. E. C. Williams) GVF                                  £25                Sept 1917 until 25 Mar 1918. She served as a Matron for the Belgian Field
                                                                                                    Hospital, Hoogstadt.
572 VICTORY MEDAL (2.Lieut. F. C. Taylor) contact marks VF                       £25
                                                                                              590 VICTORY MEDAL (8909 Pte. A. Dovey, Leic. R.) NEF                              £45
573 VICTORY MEDAL (Capt. A. F. St. J. Kinsey) GVF                                £50
                                                                                                    Lance-Corporal Alfred Dovey, 2nd Battalion, Leicester Regiment, was killed in
      Captain Arthur Francis St. John Kinsey served with 2/3 Field Company, Royal                   action on the First Day of the Battle of Loos, 25 Sept 1915. He was 30 and is
      Engineers, 49th Division, attached 18 Squadron, Royal Air Force.                              commemorated on the Loos Memorial.

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591 TERRITORIAL FORCE WAR MEDAL (1307 Spr. E. Dick, R.E.) NEF                 £190          610 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (147784 Act. Cpl.
      Sapper Edwin Dick, 1st/1st Edinburgh Field Company, Royal Engineers was                   S. D. Johnson, R.A.F.) GVF                                       £75
      killed in action on 4 Oct 1916. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial,
      France.                                                                               611 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (19092783 Gnr.
                                                                                                W. H. Scott, R.A.) VF                                          £65
592 TERRITORIAL FORCE WAR MEDAL (118667 Gnr. W. Gallie, R.A.) GVF£120
                                                                                            612 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (14947334 Spr.
593 ORIGINAL CLASP FOR THE 1914 STAR EF                                        £45              A. D. Henderson, R.E.) EF                                      £75
594 BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Leonard Webber) a little polished VF £65                        613 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R. (21155028 Rfn.
      Private Leonard Webber, 2nd/4th Battalion, London Regiment was killed in                  Purnabakhar Thapa, 6 G.R.) VF                                £75
      action on 26 Oct 1917, aged 22. Resident of Pimlico, London, he is
      commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.                                                614 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R. (22705914 Pte. T.
                                                                                                Dalton, R.W.K.) mounted as worn EF
595 BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Louis James Lemyre) EF                             £60              Together with the named card box of issue.                     £75
      Sapper Louis James Lemyre, Canadian Railway Troops, died of phthisis
      (tuberculosis) on 17 January 1920, aged 24 years. He was buried in                    615 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R. (22259599 Pte. J.
      Gravenhurst St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Cemetery. He was the son of Annie                   H. Sheren, R. W. K.) contact wear VF                           £75
      Lemyre, of Gravenhurst, Ontario, and the late Almidy Lemyre; and the
      husband of M. Lemyre, of 849 Lansdowne Avenue, West Toronto, Ontario.                 616 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R. (22397108 Pte. G.
                                                                                                A. Ritchie, R. W. K.) NEF                                       £75
596 BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (William Seymour) EF
    Sold with related illuminated Memorial Scroll, named ‘Serjt. William                    617 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R. (22755887 Pte. F.
    Seymour, Middlesex Regiment’, contained in O.H.M.S. tube of                                 Bridge, R.W.K.), mounted as worn GVF                           £75
    transmission addressed to the recipient’s widow at St. John’s Wood,
    London.                                                          £90                    618 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R. (22376092 Pte. D.
                                                                                                A. Gunner, R. W. K.) NEF                                        £75
      William Seymour, 20th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, was killed in action in
      France on 12 Apr 1918, aged 35. He is commemorated on the Ploegsteert                 619 G ENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R. (Capt. W. R. H.
      Memorial, Belgium.                                                                        Elliott, R.E.M.E.) EF                                         £250
597 BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (John King) EF                                      £55                Attained the rank of Major on 16 September 1955. An Instructor at No.6
                                                                                                  Vehicle Training Battalion, Havannah Barracks, Borden.
598 BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (William Wallace Robertson) EF                      £55
                                                                                            620 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (2/Lt. B. L. Everett,
599 BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Derwent Gome) fitted with hanging clip to                           R.E.) GVF                                                         £130
    reverse VF                                                      £75
                                                                                            621 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (22281750 Pte. A. W.
      Private Derwent Gome, 2nd/5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters died as a                     Densnap, Int. Corps.) EF                                         £220
      Prisoner of War on 23 Jul 1918. Son of Mr. C. E. Gome of Hessle Road, Hull,
      he is interred One the Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany.                            622 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (EA18125188 Pte.
600 C ANADA SILVER MEMORIAL CROSS, G.V.R. (279913 Spr. P. Swain) in                             Telephone Kalombo, N.R.R.) GVF                               £140
    presentation box EF                                                                           North Nigeria Regiment.
    Together with a photograph of the recipient.              £125
                                                                                            623 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (22635062 Pte. M. J.
601 NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1915-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1936-39 (Kx.80130                         A. Budd, R. Hamps.) EF
    L. I. W. Preston, Sto. 1 R.N.) NEF                             £150                         In the named card box of issue.                                   £75

602 N AVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1915-62, 1 clasp, Minesweeping 1945-51                           624 GENERAL SERVICE 1915-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (2/Lt. C. S. Martin,
    (D/SSX.31350 H. A. Turner, Yeo. Sigs. R.N.) contact wear VF £235                            10 G.R.) NEF                                                     £265
                                                                                                  Christopher Martin was educated at Westminster School and was a National
603 N AVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1915-62, 1 clasp, Minesweeping 1945-51                                 Service Officer. He served with the 2nd Battalion 10th Gurka Rifles in Malaya.
    (KX.738527 C. F. Wright, Sto. 1 R.N.) EF                 £245                                 Being 6 foot 2 inches he was known as ‘Lofty’.
604 NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1915-62, 1 clasp, Near East (P/MX.915546 K.                       625 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (4184962 A.C.2 E. S.
    Bineham, A/L, R.E.M. R.N.), mounted as worn, minor official correction                      Pilbeam, R.A.F.) GVF                                              £65
    to surname GVF                                                    £125
                                                                                            626 G ENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (2/Lt. P. J.
605 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Iraq (Lieut. J. Sparks, R.A.S.C.)                         Woodley, R. Hamps.) EF                                     £285
    EF                                                            £150                            Commissioned in 1953; promoted to Lieutenant in February 1955, and retired
                                                                                                  in 1958.
606 G ENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Kurdistan (F/L A. C. Ransford,
    R.A.F.) GVF                                                  £495                       627 G ENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (Capt. G. Roth,
      Flight Lieutenant Alan Carpmael Ransford M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. served with the               15/19 H.) EF
      Royal Army Medical Corps (T.F.) from 1909 to 1920, then with the Royal Air                With Regular Army Reserve of Officers lapel badge.            £295
      Force from 1922 until his death in 1925. He was born in St. Judes Vicarage,                 G. Roth was commissioned into the Royal Artillery on 10 December 1944 and
      Herne Hill and educated at Dulwich School and Guys Hospital. He served                      became a War Substantive Lieutenant on 10 June 1945. He transferred to
      during the Boer War and a civilian medical officer in the Imperial Yeomanry.                the R.E.M.E. with a short service commission in 1947, becoming a Temporary
      During the Great War he served on attachment to the 1/1st Essex Royal                       Captain in December 1949 and Captain in December 1950. Roth served as
      Horse Artillery and was gassed at 3rd Ypres. Discharged from the Army in                    Technical Adjutant of the 15th/19th Hussars in Malaya. He retired from the
      1920, he joined the Royal Air Force as a Medical Officer in 1922 and served in              Army in 1958.
      Kurdistan. On 19 Oct 1925 while resident in a nursing home, he committed
      suicide, aged 50.                                                                     628 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (2/Lt. D. M. Rogers,
                                                                                                R.A.C.) GVF                                                       £285
607 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, S.E. Asia 1945-46 (T/14710083 Dvr.
    S. E. Thompson, R.A.S.C.) NEF                                   £75                           David Michael Rogers was born on 13 March 1936, son of Rev. C. G.
                                                                                                  Roberts, Rector of West Horsley. He was commissioned in 1956 and served as
608 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Bomb & Mine Clearance 1945-49                               a National Service Officer; on 9 Dec 1960 he joined the R.A.C. (AER) and in
    (14571828 Pte. V. Davis, D.C.L.I.) NEF and rare           £1450                               1962 was serving with the Leicester & Derby Yeomanry. He resigned circa
                                                                                                  1966.
      Confirmed as unique clasp to the Regiment
                                                                                            629 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (22958570 Spr. J. T.
609 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (EC.14044 Pte. C.                       Snook, R.E.) GVF                                                 £60
    Poloko, A.P.C.) NEF                                              £45
                                                                                            630 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (23464523 Rfn. D.
                                                                                                Fuller, R.B.) GVF                                              £75
                                                                                       34
631 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (23625889 Pte. B.            668 GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (L8092621 SAC H. M.
    Carvell, Foresters) GVF                                        £75                 Smith, R.A.F.) GVF                                              £80
632 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Canal Zone (T/22598320 Dvr. T. A.            669 GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24053490 Fus. R. A.
    Eccles, R.A.S.C.) EF                                          £250                 Ellis, R.R.F.) mounted as worn GVF                              £85
633 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Canal Zone (AC2 W T Purchase                 670 GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24136437 Cfn. P. R.
    (4067672) RAF) EF                                                                  Bredonchel REME) GVF                                            £80
    In the named card box of transmission together with the forwarding slip
    addressed to the recipient at Plumstead.                         £350          671 GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24352264 Pte. A. R.
                                                                                       M. Petrie, BW) GVF                                               £90
634 G ENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Near East (23286457 Fus. J.
    Appleton, R.F.) GVF                                       £135                 672 GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24349517 Spr C W J
                                                                                       S Jones, RE) GVF                                                £70
635 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 2 clasps, Kurdistan, Iraq (5494 Sepoy Fazal
    Khan, 126-Infantry) GVF                                         £85            673 GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (23497903 Cpl. P. J.
                                                                                       Land, RAOC) GVF                                                 £70
636 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 2 clasps, Kurdistan, Iraq (1781 (Dvr. Mehdi
    Khan, R.A.) NEF                                                 £130           674 GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (21435352 Fus. D. D.
                                                                                       Townsend, R. R. F.) GVF                                         £85
637 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1936-37
    (Mason Allah Dad, M.E.S.) GVF                                   £75            675 G ENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24562320 Pte T
                                                                                       Spurr LI) GVF                                                £85
638 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1936-37
    (6862 Sepoy Thol Chan, 6-13 F. F. Rif.) GVF                     £50            676 GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (25068498 Fus. M. D.
                                                                                       M. Adler, RWF) GVF                                              £85
639 1939-45 STAR EF                                                     £8
                                                                                   677 GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24581286 Airtpr T. R.
640 ATLANTIC STAR EF                                                   £30             Pearce, AAC) GVF                                                £135
641 AIR CREW EUROPE STAR GVF                                          £220         678 GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24405257 Pte. P. R.
                                                                                       Jackson Green Howards) GVF
642 AFRICA STAR EF                                                     £12             This in the named card box of issue.                             £90
643 PACIFIC STAR EF                                                    £40         679 GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24511277 Spr. L. B.
644 BURMA STAR EF                                                      £12             Fagan, RE) EF                                                   £70

645 ITALY STAR EF                                                      £12         680 GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (23883792 Cpl. D. J.
                                                                                       Jones, 1 Queens) EF                                             £85
646 FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR EF                                         £16
                                                                                   681 G ENERAL SERVICE 1962, 2 clasps, South Arabia, Northern Ireland
647 DEFENCE MEDAL EF                                                   £12             (RM.24443 R. W. Naish, L/Cpl. RM), mounted as worn GVF     £250

648 D EFENCE MEDAL (N238592 L. N. Gosbell) South African impressed                 682 G ENERAL SERVICE 1962, 3 clasps, Radfan, Borneo, Northern Ireland
    naming GVF                                                 £15                     (23909334 Pte. J. McGillivray, KOSB) rim scuffed GVF         £290
                                                                                         Corporal John McGillivray served in “A” Company, 1st Battalion, King’s Own
649 WAR MEDAL, CANADIAN ISSUE IN SILVER EF                             £15               Scottish Borderers during the Borneo Campaign and attended the 40th
                                                                                         Anniversary of the Borneo Campaign All Ranks Reunion Dinner held at
650 WAR MEDAL EF                                                        £5
                                                                                         Edinburgh on 29 Apr 2006.
651 INDIA SERVICE MEDAL GVF                                             £8         683 G ENERAL SERVICE 1962, 3 clasps, South Arabia, Malay Peninsula,
652 CANADIAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE MEDAL EF                                £25             Northern Ireland (24011418 Gnr. T. R. C. Tippett, R.A.) GVF £295

653 CANADIAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE MEDAL, WITH OVERSEAS CLASP GVF          £45         684 U.N. KOREA, ORIGINAL ISSUE GVF                                           £25

654 AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL (337779 T. S. K. Botha) GVF                   £20         685 VIETNAM 1964 (R. C. York R66887) GVF                                    £225

655 SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL FOR WAR SERVICE, in card box of issue EF        £40         686 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1982, with rosette (AEM(W)1 G. S. Smith D1755848
                                                                                       HMS Hermes) EF
656 S OUTH AFRICA MEDAL FOR WAR SERVICE (103284 V. A. Greenberg)                       In the named card box of issue, a photograph of the recipient, various
    GVF                                                     £20                        photographs of life aboard H.M.S. Hermes, change of name Deed and a
                                                                                       copy of his Certificate of Service.                              £775
657 FRANCE AND GERMANY CLASP EF                                        £25
                                                                                         Gary Steven Barclay-James late Smith, joined the Navy in 1979 as a Weapons
658 8TH ARMY CLASP EF                                                  £20               Air Engineering Mechanic and on completion of basic training was employed on
                                                                                         a Squadron servicing Wessex helicopters. Later employed at sea in the Air
659 1ST ARMY CLASP EF                                                  £20               Weapons Workshop of HMS Hermes, Barlay-James carried out servicing and
                                                                                         modification of aircraft equipments. He changed his name to Barclay-James in
660 NORTH AFRICA 1942-43 CLASP EF                                      £20               1987 and was discharged due to termination of regular service in 1988.

661 BURMA CLASP EF                                                     £40         687 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1982, with rosette (AEM(R)1 D Urwin D176074l HMS
                                                                                       Hermes) NEF                                                 £650
662 PACIFIC CLASP EF                                                   £20
                                                                                   688 G ULF 1990-91, clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991 (24723863 LCpl P D
663 AIR CREW EUROPE CLASP EF                                           £65             Dolton RCT) mounted as worn EF                            £265
664 SILVER ROSETTE EF                                                   £4         689 IRAQ MEDAL, no clasp (215157616 Pte. M. Stuart, P.W.R.R.) GVF £225
665 WW2 ORIGINAL MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES EMBLEM EF                      £5         690 PINGAT JASA MALAYSIA MEDAL EF                                            £40
666 G ENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Borneo (14465256 W.O.Cl.2, A. J.               691 U.N. MEDALS with related clasps from                                     £10
    Dodson, RA) contact marks VF                                £75
667 GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Borneo (21132943 Cpl. Satbahadur
    Rana, 2/2 G.R.) GVf                                         £75


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                                                                                                  694 ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY, large bronze medal (Successful), (Neil Barr
                       LIFE SAVING AWARDS                                                             Chief Carpenter’s Mate HMS Hogue VIT OB SERV DD SOC REG HVM
                                                                                                      29 SEP 1862) fitted with double ring suspension as issued, edge
692 The R.N.L.I. Medal with Second Service clasp awarded to The
                                                                                                      bruising VF                                                  £275
    Reverend Chancellor Owen Lloyd Williams, the “Lifeboat
    Parson” of North Wales.                                                                       695 R OYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTION, V.R., silver (Mr Jethro Pettit.
    ROYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTION, V.R., SILVER (The Revd. Owen                                 Voted 1st August 1901) with uniface ‘double dolphin’ suspension,
    Lloyd Williams. Voted 3rd Feby. 1870) with Second Service clasp (Voted                            mounted as worn, minor edge bruise NEF                        £1150
    2nd January 1879) with uniface ‘double dolphin’ suspension, edge
                                                                                                        Jethro Pettit, Coxswain of the Broadstairs Lifeboat.
    bruising. Sold with a quantity of copied research and copied
    photographs, also included several letters to a previous owner regarding                            ‘“In recognition of his good services in the boat during the period in which he
    the recipient and his family.                                     £2950                             held office” (1891-1901). Rescues were carried out from the schooner Suomi
      R.N.L.I. Medal: ‘14-15 January 1870: The Liverpool ship Kenilworth,                               (1894), the ketch Martin Luther (1895), the brig Flamingo (1896), the ketch
      homeward bound from New Orleans with a cargo of cotton, was caught in a                           Firefly (1897), the schooner Julia (1899), the brig Mary Kate, the yawl Dorothy,
      severe squall during a north-west gale and grounded on St. Patrick’s                              and the S.S. Sir Robert Peel (1900)’ (Ref. Lifeboat Gallantry, by Barry Cox).
      Causeway, Cardigan Bay, north-west of Barmouth, Merioneth. Eight men were
      saved by the Barmouth lifeboat before it was forced to leave by rising seas
      and by the gale that had increased to hurricane force. The Abersoch                         696 Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society, Marine Medal, 3rd type, silver
      self-righting lifeboat Mabel Louisa had launched from her station on the Lleyn                  (To Robert H. Thomas, For Gallant Service 15 7/35) lacking silver
      Peninsula, Caernavon, but was unable to find the casualty. Shortly after her                    ribbon buckle VF                                                £250
      return the Honorary Secretary arrived and with him on board, the lifeboat                         “Silver Medal, Certificate of Thanks and 20 shillings each to J. J. Prescott and
      relaunched. After a three hour search in dreadful seas, they found the wreck                      Robert Herbert Thomas in recognition of their brave attempt to rescue a man
      and, going alongside, took off the 13 survivors in hazardous circumstances.                       (age 35) who was drowned when bathing the River Mersey on the 15th July
      The Reverend Lloyd Williams had been instrumental in saving 52 lives from                         1935. J. J. Prescott and R. H. Thomas, were on a visit to New Brighton
      various wrecks’ (Ref. Lifeboat Gallantry, by Barry Cox). Second Service clasp:                    Wallesey they were on a slipway of the Perch Rock Battery, when some
      ‘10 October 1878: The Reverend Williams came of a family devoted in every                         distance away they noticed a person who had obviously gotten out of their
      way to lifeboat service and took an active part in their activities. Not for him the              depth and was beckoning for help. They ran to the waters edge discarded
      Honorary Secretary staying ashore directing operations - he preferred to be in                    their jackets and swam to the area where they had last seen the person, but
      the thick of things and this award was made in recognition of his long                            the person had disappeared they swam about diving and after a few minutes,
      co-operation and intrepid services.                                                               recovered the body of a man and managed to bring him ashore. Although
      A gale was blowing when the Liverpool barque Dusty Miller, St. John’s to                          everything was done to restore animation it was unfortunately to o avail.”
      Holyhead, with a cargo of timber, was seen in distress riding at anchor near St.                  A later inquest found that the victim, Mr Edward Rowlinson, aged 31 of Tobin
      Patrick’s Causeway in Cardigan Bay, off Barmouth, Merioneth. The Barmouth                         Street, Egremont, had died from misadventure.
      lifeboat could not launch in the gale, so the Abersoch lifeboat Mable Louisa
      put off and, arriving at the scene, was asked to stay alongside until the                   697 Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society, Marine Medal, 3rd type, silver
      weather moderated. Despite the gale and heavy sea, the lifeboat, with the                       (John Beck for Rescuing a Boy From Drowning in The Mersey,
      Reverend Williams on board, remained on station until a steam tug arrived at 6                  23 July 1896) complete with silver ribbon buckle and in original R. C.
      a.m. and took the barque into St. Tudwall’s Roads off Abersoch’ (Ref. Lifeboat                  Oldfield presentation box as issued EF                            £335
      Gallantry).                                                                                       John Beck 23rd July 1896.
      Chancellor Owen Lloyd Williams was born in 1828, the son of the Reverend                          “For having gallantly plunged into the River Mersey on July 23rd 1896, and
      James Williams and Mrs Frances Williams. Some years previous to his birth his                     rescued a lad who while bathing had been carried away by the tide and was
      parents had witnessed the sinking of the Alert with heavy loss of life and they                   in danger of drowning.”
      had been moved to raise funds to provide for boats which could be used to
      save life. Owen Lloyd Williams followed his father into the Church and,                     698 ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY, bronze Life Saving Medal, Successful (Lieut.
      unsurprisingly, given his parents great interest, followed them enthusiastically                E. J. Headlam, R.I.M. Oct: 14, 1900) complete with ribbon buckle GVF
      into all aspects of the R.N.L.I.                                                                                                                                 £475
      More at home at sea than in the pulpit, he is recorded as saying, ‘I am                           Captain Sir Edward Headlam, C.S.I., C.M.G., D.S.O., F.R.G.S., Royal Indian
      happiest when I am rescuing people at sea’. As curate at Rhoscolyn, he went                       Navy was born in 1873 and educated at Durham School and H.M.S.
      out to sea and saved 24 lives. He was in charge of the Cemlyn lifeboat when                       Conway. He entered the Royal Indian Navy as a Sub-Lieutenant in 1894 and
      he was 20 and was later the Honorary Secretary of the Abersoch R.N.L.I. In                        was promoted to Lieutenant in 1900 and Commander in 1913. Headlam
      1858 he rescued 2 men from the Liverpool schooner Isabel when she ran                             served with the Marine Survey of India, 1897-1914 and was Assistant Marine
      aground on the North Bar, off Barmouth; in 1862 he is recorded as having                          Transport Officer, British Expeditionary Force, North China, 1900-01, for which
      saved 34 men and in 1870 he was instrumental in saving 13 from the stricken                       he was mentioned in despatches. During the Great War he was Naval
      Kenilworth (see above) for which he was awarded the R.N.L.I. Silver Medal. In                     Transport Officer, East African Forces, 1914-17; then Principal Naval Transport
      1879 he received a clasp to his medal for his continued service and for                           Officer, South and East Africa, 1917-19. For his services he was specially
      standing by the Dusty Miller (see above)under hazardous circumstances. As                         promoted to Captain, four times mentioned in despatches and awarded the
      Rector of Bodfaen on the Lleyn Peninsula he was coxswain of lifeboats on                          D.S.O. in 1916 and C.M.G. in 1919. Post-war he was Director of the Royal
      both sides of the peninsula.                                                                      Indian Marine, 1922-28 and was awarded the C.S.I. in 1924. Additionally
      Battling for most of his life against the sea, his last battle was against the                    awarded the Royal Humane Society Bronze Medal in 1900 for saving the life
      hierarchy of the R.N.L.I. when they decided to withdraw the Cemlyn lifeboat.                      of Sepoy Kan Singh who had fallen overboard from the transport Wandha off
      Williams, then Rector of Llanrhyddlad, near Cemlyn, regarded the lifeboat                         Taku on 14 Oct 1900; also the American Military Order of the Dragon. Captain
      stationed there as the ‘family lifeboat’ and most necessary for safety of the                     Headlam died in 1943.
      coast. One story records him, a sprightly 85 year-old, traveling to London to
      the headquarters of the R.N.L.I. armed with a marlin spike to make his point to                     SINGLE ORDERS AND DECORATIONS
      the powers that be. Roaring that only over his dead body would the Cemlyn
      boat be moved, his eloquence (and marlin spike) carried the day and it was                  699 The Order of the Companions of Honour, Member's (C.H.) neck Badge,
      agreed that the boat would remain until after his death. The promise was
      kept, the redoubtable Reverend died in 1918 aged 90 years, and in the                           E.II.R., 68mm including crown suspension x 40mm, silver-gilt and
      following year the Cemlyn boat was withdrawn.                                                   enamel, in John Pinches, London, case of issue, some enamel damage
      Battling for most of his life against the sea, his last battle was against the                  to motto NEF and scarce.                                      £2850
      hierarchy of the R.N.L.I. when they decided to withdraw the Cemlyn lifeboat.                700 THE MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH (MILITARY), G.C.B., sash
      Williams, then Rector of Llanrhyddlad, near Cemlyn, regarded the lifeboat
      stationed there as the ‘family lifeboat’ and most necessary for safety of the                   badge and star, silver and enamels, recent E.II.R. issue in Garrard &
      coast. One story records him, a sprightly 85 year-old, traveling to London to                   Co. presentation case, complete with sash EF                     £3500
      the headquarters of the R.N.L.I. armed with a marlin spike to make his point to
      the powers that be. Roaring that only over his dead body would the Cemlyn                   701 THE ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER, K.C.V.O. breast badge, silver, gold and
      boat be moved, his eloquence (and marlin spike) carried the day and it was                      enamels, reverse numbered 502 GVF                             £475
      agreed that the boat would remain until after his death. The promise was
      kept, the redoubtable Reverend died in 1918 aged 90 years, and in the                       702 THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, C.B.E. (MILITARY OR CIVIL) 2ND TYPE
      following year the Cemlyn boat was withdrawn.                                                   EF                                                              £385

693 R OYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTION , V.R., bronze, unnamed                                  703 THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, O.B.E. (Military or Civil) 1st type EF
    specimen, scroll suspension, with bronze buckle on ribbon GVF £250                                                                                                   £125

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704 THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, O.B.E. (Military or Civil) 2nd type EF                734 ARMY MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, E.VII.R. (B.S. Mjr. G. Saunders,
                                                                       £125                    R.A.) GVF                                                   £295
                                                                                                 M.S.M. notified in Army Order 300 of 1 December 1910.
705 THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, M.B.E. (Military or Civil) 1st type EF
                                                                       £100                      George Saunders was born on 26 November 1831, at Panbridge, County
                                                                                                 Forfar. He attested in November 1851 at Dundee for the H.E.I.C. Artillery, and
706 T HE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, M.B.E. (Military or Civil) 2nd type
                                                                                                 subsequently served in the Royal Artillery from May 1861 until November 1687,
    EF                                                              £100                         when he was discharged as a Battery Sergeant Major. He did not see any
                                                                                                 active service and was awarded the L.S. & G.C. medal in 1871. After his
707 THE ORDER OF ST. JOHN OF JERUSALEM, OFFICER (BROTHER), silver and
                                                                                                 service in the Regular Army he joined the Militia and became a member of the
    enamel EF                                                       £70                          Permanent Staff of the Haddington Artillery Militia. George Saunders died on
                                                                                                 14 April 1911, aged 79.
708 THE ORDER OF ST. JOHN OF JERUSALEM, SERVING BROTHER, silver and
    enamels GVF                                                  £45                       735 A RMY MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL , G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (241292
                                                                                               Pte.-A.Sgt. W. S. Fowler, 1/5 Hamps R.) official correction to latter
709 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER, G.V.R., top bar with fittings removed for                     part of unit NEF                                                 £290
    mounting in Garrard & Co. presentation case GVF                  £850
                                                                                                 M.S.M. London Gazette 20 Sept 1920. For valuable services rendered in
710 D ISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS , G.VI.R.,        THE REVERSE DATED      1943, in                India.
    Royal Mint presentation case NEF                                       £1675
                                                                                                 William Fowler of Southampton is additionally entitled to a British War Medal for
711 D ISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS , G.VI.R.,        THE REVERSE DATED      1945, in                Great War service in India.
    Royal Mint presentation case NEF                                       £1675           736 Pair: Sergeant C. W. O’Leary, King’s Royal Rifle Corps.
712 ROYAL RED CROSS, 1st class, R.R.C., E.II.R. EF                           £295              ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (2049
                                                                                               Sjt., K.R.Rif.C.); ARMY MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE
713 ROYAL RED CROSS, 2nd class, A.R.R.C., E.II.R. EF                         £195              (Sjt., K.R.R.C.) EF                                            £325
                                                                                                 M.S.M. London Gazette 18 Oct 1916. ‘... in recognition of valuable services
714 MILITARY CROSS, G.VI.R., reverse dated 1945 GVF                          £675
                                                                                                 rendered during the present War.’
715 MILITARY CROSS, G.V.R. GVF                                               £550                This on the first list of M.S.M.s awarded for the Great War.
                                                                                                 M.I.D. London Gazette 15 Jun 1916.
716 T HE ROYAL VICTORIAN MEDAL , G.V.R., SILVER , crude replacement
    suspension F                                                £75                              Cornelius W. O’Leary served in France from 13 Aug 1914 and later transferred
                                                                                                 into the Labour Corps. He is additionally entitled to a 1914 Star and Bar Trio,
717 THE ROYAL VICTORIAN MEDAL, G.V.R., BRONZE, lacquered GVF                 £120
718 VICTORIA CROSS, modern copy GVF                                           £15          737 INDIAN ARMY MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, G.VI.R. (14461 Hav. Partap
                                                                                               Singh, I.A.O.C.) GVF                                         £125
719 GEORGE CROSS, modern copy EF                                              £15
                                                                                           738 R OYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., ANCHOR REVERSE (Rd. Sparling, Sergeant
                                                                                               Royal Marines, H.M.S. Vestal, 22 Years) polished VF       £1475
        JUBILEE AND CORONATION MEDALS
                                                                                                 Richard Sparling attested for the Royal Marines on 11 April 1920. He served
                                                                                                 aboard H.M.S. Dover as a Private from 14 Mar 1821 to 7 Aug 1822; H.M.S.
720 V ISIT TO IRELAND 1903,      LACKING SHAMROCK TOP SUSPENSION            (S. J.
                                                                                                 Diamond, 12 May 1824 to 1 Dec 1826; H.M.S. Genoa, 2 Dec 1826 to 6 Jul
    Murphy, R.I.C.) GVF                                                      £145                1827; H.M.S. Spartiate, 7 Jul 1827 to 17 Jun 1828; H.M.S. Prince Regent, 18
                                                                                                 Aug 1831 to 8 Feb 1832; H.M.S. Talavera, 4 Dec 1832 to 21 Feb 1833;
721 CORONATION 1911, EF                                                       £50
                                                                                                 H.M.S. Ocean, 15 Aug 1833 to 16 Aug 1834; promoted Corporal, served
722 VISIT TO IRELAND 1911, unnamed as issued NEF                             £140                aboard H.M.S. Vestal, 15 Aug 1833 to 12 Jul 1842, promoted Sergeant, 10
                                                                                                 Dec 1839. Sparling was discharged on 12 Jul 1842.
723 DELHI DURBAR 1911 GVF                                                     £80          739 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., V.R., NARROW SUSPENSION (Alex. Nicol, Comd.
724 DELHI DURBAR 1911 (Capt. E. H. S. James) impressed naming GVF £95                          Boatn. H.M. Coast Guard) NEF                                    £175
      Lt. Col. Edmund Henry Salt James, Indian Political Department was an                 740 R OYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., V.R., NARROW SUSPENSION (G. Martin, 1st
      administrator in British India, he twice served as the Chief Commissioner of             Sergt. Instr. of Gymnastics, 9th Co. R.M.L.I.) EF           £235
      Balochistan.
                                                                                                 George Martin of Alverstoke, Hampshire, enlisted into the Royal Marines on 30
725 JUBILEE 1935 GVF                                                          £30                Aug 1882. His first rank was Bugler, which he held until advanced to Private,
                                                                                                 26 Mar 1885; Corporal, 1 Jul 1886; Sergeant, 1 Jul 1889; Gymnastics
726 CORONATION 1937 GVF                                                       £30                Instructor, 15 Jul 1897; Company Sergeant, 21 Apr 1901 and discharged due
                                                                                                 to length of service on 26 Feb 1906. Martin was recalled for the Great Wr and
727 CORONATION 1953 GVF                                                       £40                served with Portsmouth Division for the duration of hostilities.
728 JUBILEE 1977, CANADIAN ISSUE, rhodium plated VF                          £110          741 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., V.R., NARROW SUSPENSION (Wm. Maddern, Sh.
                                                                                               Corp. 1Cl. H.M.S. Defiance) EF                              £190
729 JUBILEE 1977, CANADIAN ISSUE NEF                                         £145
                                                                                                 William Maddern was born in Madson, Cornwall and joined the Navy on 11
730 JUBILEE 1977 EF                                                          £185                Aug 1886, 18. He saw steady promotion and on 13 May 1896 was appointed
                                                                                                 Ship’s Corporal. Maddern was ‘discharged dead’ from H.M.S. Defiance on 23
731 JUBILEE 2002, NEF                                                         £50                Oct 1901, the result of phthisis.
                                                                                           742 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., V.R., NARROW SUSPENSION (Robert Barr, Pte
                    LONG SERVICE MEDALS                                                        No.570 Chat. R.M.L.I.) NEF
                                                                                               Together with an original postcard group photograph of the staff of The
732 ARMY MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, V.R. (George Rance, late Sergt.                            Royal Marine Infirmary, Deal, Xmas 1913, in which the recipient is
    Major 100th Regt.) NEF                                    £495                             identified.                                                        £195
      Sergeant-Major George Rance, late 1st Battalion,100th Foot received an
      annuity of £15 and the Meritorious Service Medal circa 1869. He died in 1922.        743 R OYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., V.R., NARROW SUSPENSION (John Prichard,
                                                                                               Col.-Sergt. No.1023 Plymo. R.M.L.I.) NEF                    £175
733 ARMY MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, E.VII.R. (Serjt. G. S. Grayson, 2nd
                                                                                                 John Pritchard was born at Fordon, Montgomeryshire and enlisted at Leeds
    Drgn: Gds.) GVF                                                £330                          on 26 Jun 1875, a collier by trade. He was discharged to Royal Fleet Reserve
      George Grayson was born in the parish of Stammington, Sheffield and was a                  in 1901, this being his sole entitlement.
      saw smith by trade. He attested for the 6th Dragoon Guards at Sheffield on
      20 Nov 1855. He transferred into the 2nd Dragoon Guards in 1857 and his              744 R OYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., V.R., NARROW SUSPENSION (Robt. Cross,
      total service was to amount to 21 years and two days. Grayson received the               Sergt. R.M.L.I. H.M.S. Repulse) heavy contact wear from Khedive’s
      M.S.M. with £10 Annuity on 24 Jun 1904 and he died in 1918.                              Star F                                                       £150

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745 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (169914 Charles Brown, Boatn. H.M.                       756 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE (KX.78589. J. A. Harrison,
    Coast Guard) EF                                                 £85                           Sto. 1 H.M.S. Formidable) GVF                                     £90
                                                                                                    H.M.S. Formidable was an Illustrious Class aircraft carrier
746 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE (J.127670 E. J. J. Glover,
    A.B. H.M.S. Victory) NEF                                          £75                     757 R OYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE (KX.79731 W. Pinchen,
                                                                                                  A/S. P. O. H.M.S. Howe) GVF                                   £90
747 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (132280 Owen John, Ch.
    Sto. H.M.S. Vivid) NEF                                      £125                                H.M.S. Howe was the last of the five British King George V-class battleships of
                                                                                                    the Royal Navy. Laid down in 1937 and commissioning in 1942, Howe
      Owen John was born in Pembroke, Wales and joined the Navy on 16 Apr                           operated during World War II as part of the British Home Fleet, the
      1885, aged 19. Pensioned in 1907, he was recalled for the Great War and                       Mediterranean Force H, and the British Pacific Fleet.
      received the L.S. & G.C. Medal on 16 Feb 1915. Drafted to H.M.S. Jupiter on
      19 Nov 1914, John was aboard when on 5 Feb 1915, Jupiter was detached                   758 R O Y A L NA V Y L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1S T ISSUE (R.M.B.3015 L.
      from her guard ship duty on the Tyne to serve temporarily as an icebreaker at               Farbrother, Bdmr. 1, R.N. Sch. of M.) minor official correction to part
      Arkhangelsk, Russia, while the regular icebreaker there was under refit. In this            of unit EF                                                         £290
      duty, Jupiter made history by becoming the first ship ever to get through the
                                                                                                    Lawrence Farbrother enlisted just prior to 1925 and served as Bandmaster 2
      ice into Arkhangelsk during the winter, her February arrival was the earliest in
                                                                                                    on H.M.S. St. Vincent in 1938 and then as Bandmaster 1 aboard H.M.S.
      history there. John was issued with the Russian Medal For Zeal for his Jupiter
                                                                                                    Dauntless in 1940.
      service.
748 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (298335 John E. Francis,                        759 R OYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE (CH.X.577 R. Ford, Sgt.
    Lg. Sto. H.M.S. Heliotrope) GVF                                £70                            R.M.) GVF                                                     £110
                                                                                                    Sergeant R. Ford, Royal Marines, was presented with the L.S. & G.C. Medal
      John Edwin Francis was born in Hammersmith, London and joined the Navy
                                                                                                    at H.M.S. Euryalus on 2 Sept 1943.
      on 9 Sept 1901. He was drafted to sweeping sloop H.M.S. Heliotrope on 27
      Oct 1915 and served aboard her until 10 Jul 1918 when he was discharged                 760 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 1ST ISSUE (JX.150667 J. R. Hayward,
      to shore. Francis was demoblised on 1 Jun 1919.                                             C.Y.S. H.M.S. Pembroke) GVF                                      £85
749 Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue (MX.48275 M. R. A. Sowter,
                                                                                              761 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE (MX.768954 A. C. Newey,
    C.E.R.A., H.M.S. Implacable) GVF                                £165
                                                                                                  P.O. Wtr. H.M.S. President) GVF                                £85
      M.I.D. London Gazette 24 March 1942.
                                                                                              762 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE, original unnamed example
      Chief Engine Room Artificer Major Richard Arthur Sowter, R.N., was mentioned                NEF                                                              £90
      in despatches for services on the minesweeper H.M.S. Bramble, for
      minesweeping operations in Northern Waters. The ship was later sunk in                  763 ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (24617 J. McCarthy, Sean.
      action whilst escorting a convoy to North Russia on 31 December 1942.                       2 Cl. R.N.R.) EF                                                £60
      Sowter later served on H.M.S. Implacable, an Illustrious Class fleet aircraft
      carrier, on which he gained his Long Service medal.                                     764 R OYAL FLEET RESERVE L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3RD ISSUE (PLY. 21117
                                                                                                  (PLY.B.2143) F. E. Coram, R.F.R.) NEF                       £75
750 R OYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (PLY.12044 George
    Cotterill, Private R.M.L.I.) mounted as worn NEF         £75                              765 Pair: Leading Telegrapher W. C. G. Fisher, Royal Fleet Reserve.
      George Cotterill was born in the parish of Openshaw, Manchester and enlisted                ROYAL FLEET RESERVE L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., third issue, coinage head
      into the Royal Marines on 6 Jan 1903. He served aboard H.M.S. Skirmisher                    (J.70432 (Ch.B.22265) W. C. G. Fisher, L. Tel. R.F.R.) NEF
      from the outbreak of the Great War until 13 Mar 1917 when he was drafted to                 Together with Marine Society Reward of Merit Medal (W. C. Fisher,
      H.M.S. Egmont, and received the L.S. & G.C. Medal on 24 Feb 1917. Cotterill                 20.3.23).                                                      £90
      was invalided form service in 1922.
                                                                                                    Walter Courtney George Fisher served in the Marine Society Training Ship
751 R OYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2ND ISSUE , FIXED               SUSPENSION                     Warspite before joining the Navy as Boy 2nd Class on 28 Spr 1917. From
    (PO.13291 G. H. Bye-Cobbett, Pte. R.M.L.I.) NEF                              £85                January 1918 he served as a Boy Telegrapher on H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth.
                                                                                                    His R.F.R. L.S. & G.C. Medal was awarded on 21 Oct 1935.
      George Henry Bye-Cobbett of Southsea, Hampshire, enlisted into the Royal
      Marines at Eastney on 18 Jan 1904. He was present during the Messina                    766 ROYAL FLEET RESERVE L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (S.S.10199 (CH.B.19433) M.
      Earthquake operations of 1908 aboard H.M.S. Exmouth and received the                        Cole A.B. R.F.R.) EF                                            £75
      Medal on 30 May 1912. During the Great War he served aboard H.M.S.
      Glory and was pensioned on 10 Jun 1922 having received the L.S. & G.C.                        Able Seaman Mark Cole is additionally entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Atlantic
      Medal two month’s earlier.                                                                    Star with clasp France & Germany, and War Medal.

752 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2ND ISSUE, FIXED SUSPENSION (M.3504                       767 ROYAL FLEET RESERVE L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (Cg.24517 (Ch.B.3489) Mne.
    D. H. R. Robertson, R.P.O., H.M.S. Victory) polished VF          £70                          C. F. Jones, R.F.R.) GVF                                        £85
      Dudley Hubert Ronald Robertson was born in Eastleigh, Hampshire and                     768 ROYAL NAVAL AUXILIARY SICK BERTH RESERVE L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2ND
      joined the Navy on 29 Jan 1913.                                                             ISSUE, FIXED SUSPENSION (679 F. Buckley, S.R.A. R.N.A.S.B.R.) EF£125
753 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3RD ISSUE, COINAGE HEAD (L.12663 H. F.                    769 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R., SMALL LETTER
    Brooker, Std. H.M.S. St. Vincent.) GVF                            £65                         REVERSE (18 Serjt. Will’m Holbrow, 3rd Battn. 60th Rifles) GVF £150
      Henry Frederick Brooker was born in the town of Shoreham, East Sussex. He                     William Holbrow was born in the parish of Great Barrington, near the town of
      joined the Navy in 1919 and received the L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1934.                           Burford, Oxford and attested for the 60th Rifles at Marylebone on 30 Jun
754 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3RD ISSUE, COINAGE HEAD (J.7940 A.                              1846, aged 17. He served at home for a total of twenty one years, four days
    George, A.B. H.M.S. Frobisher) GVF                             £70                              before being discharged to pension.

      Arthur George of Southsea, Hampshire joined the Navy on 26 May 1910,                    770 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R.,                  SMALL LETTER
      aged 18. He served aboard the destroyer H.M.S. Pasley for much of the Great                 REVERSE (1413 Clr:-Serjt: F. W. McKey, K.R.R.C.) NEF                         £165
      War and received the L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1932 whilst serving aboard the                      Francis William McKey was born in the parish of St. Peter’s, Dublin, and
      heavy cruiser H.M.S. Frobisher.                                                               attested for the King’s Royal Rifle Corps on 12 Dec 1883. He received the
      Frobisher was commissioned on 20 September 1924, and entered service with                     L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1902 and was discharged in 1904, this being his sole
      the Mediterranean Fleet as flagship of the 1st Cruiser Squadron. She was                      entitlement.
      temporarily detached to serve on the China Station in 1926 and in 1929 she
      then joined the Atlantic Fleet. In November 1930 Frobisher was reduced to               771 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R., SMALL LETTER
      reserve before being converted to a Cadet's Training Ship, in which role she                REVERSE (540 Cr. Sergt. A. Phillips, 1st Bn. R. Bde.) NEF £165
      served from 1932 until 1939.
      Famously, she was involved in Operation Neptune on 6 June as a member of                      Alfred Phillips was born in the parish of Templemore, Tipperary and attested for
      Gunfire Bombardment Support Force D allocated to Sword Beach in the D-Day                     the Rifle Brigade on 22 Mar 1861. During his 21 years service, he was
      landings. She is reported to have fired five rounds per minute with her                       stationed for eight years in British North America and a year in the East Indies.
      hand-loaded 7.5-inch guns on that occasion.                                                   This is confirmed as his sole entitlement.

755 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE (Ply.X.3, T. Andrew. A/Sgt.                    772 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R.,                  SMALL LETTER
    R.M.) official correction to rank GVF                            £110                         REVERSE (9421 Qr. Mr. Sgt: A. Jones, R.E.) GVF                               £125


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773 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R.,                   SMALL LETTER            784 ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, E.VII.R. (1068 C.Sgt. G.
    REVERSE (241 Tp. Cpl. Maj: H. Reid, R. H. Gds.) GVF                           £190              Bradley, E. Lanc. R.) EF                                       £85
      Troop Corporal-Major Henry Reid was born in the parish of South Mimms, near               785 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE
      the town of Barnet, Middlesex and enlisted into the Royal Horse Guards on 21
      Oct 1862. He was discharged on 31 Jul 1883, this being his sole entitlement.                  (11019 T.W.O.Cl.II E. Shinnick, R.E.) EF                   £65

774 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R.,                   SMALL LETTER            786 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE
    REVERSE (1105 Sgt. C. Collins, 90th Foot) GVF                                 £150              (1852074 W.O.Cl.2 R. H. Waite, R.E.) GVF                   £60
      Charles Collins was born in the parish of Killingdon, near the town of Uxbridge,                Robert H. Waite was later an In Pensioner at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea.
      Middlesex. He attested for the 90th Foot at Westminster on 20 Dec 1854 and                787 ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (3945
      subsequently served in the Crimea, earning the Queen’s medal and clasp for
      Sebastopol, together with the Turkish Medal. He served for some with years                    Sgt. D. C. Morrison, R.E.) NEF                                £60
      with the 48th Foot before returning to the 90th and was discharged at Dublin              788 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE
      on 11 Jan 1876.
                                                                                                    (1851701 Sjt. A. Bradford, R.E.) EF                        £65
775 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R.,                   SMALL LETTER
    REVERSE (1082 Pte. J. Vine, 11th Hussars.) NEF                                £180          789 R EGULAR ARMY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE (22283003 Bdr. F. G.
                                                                                                    Kentell, R.A.) GVF                                             £90
      Walter Vine was born in Brighton, Sussex and attested for the 11th Hussars at
      Brighton on 16 Jun 1870. He served in India from 27 Oct 1870 to 7 Jan 1878                790 R EGULAR ARMY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE (23987132 Sgt. N. C.
      and was discharged at home on 31 Jul 1895, this being his sole entitlement.                   Coles, R.A.O.C.) NEF                                           £90
776 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R.,                   SMALL LETTER
                                                                                                791 REGULAR ARMY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE (24326360 S.Sgt. L. J.
    REVERSE (916508 Sgt. E. Blight, R.E.) NEF                                     £125
                                                                                                    Lovelock, RE) EF                                               £90
      Edward Blight was born in Fowey, Cornwall and joined the Royal Engineers at
      Bodmin on 7 Apr 1880. He was discharged from the 14th Company at Dublin                   792 Army Emergency Reserve Decoration, E.II.R., reverse officially dated,
      on 6 April 1902.                                                                              ‘1960’ GVF                                                      £140
777 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R.,                   SMALL LETTER            793 Pair: Lieutenant F. C. Bird, 1st Volunteer Battalion, Essex
    REVERSE (5023 Sejt. G. Mills, R.F.A.) EF                                      £120              Regiment.
      George Mills was born in Farningham, Kent during September 1861. At the                       V OLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE , V.R. (Lieut., 1/V.B. Essex. R.);
      time of the 1871 Census he was living with his parents and two siblings in a                  VOLUNTEER OFFICERS DECORATION, V.R., complete with top bar NEF£395
      cottage at Chenhams Farm, Farningham. Ten years later his family were still at
                                                                                                      Frederick Charles Bird of Romford, Essex was commissioned Second
      Chenhams Farm, although George had moved away. He attested for the
                                                                                                      Lieutenant into the 1st Volunteer Battalion, Essex Regiment on 18 Jul 1891
      Royal Artillery at Woolwich on 1 Nov 1881 and was posted to 5th Brigade as a
      Gunner. He transferred into 4th Brigade on 1 Apr 1882 and the following year              794 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, V.R. (Sergt. J. McKenzie, 2nd V.B.
      extended his service to complete 12 years. Mills was awarded the Long Service                 A. & S. H.) NEF                                              £90
      Medal in April 1890 and was discharged on 31 Oct 1902.
778 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R.,                   SMALL LETTER
                                                                                                795 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, V.R. (Corporal M. Pairman, 9th Lk.
    REVERSE (1438 B. Hall, 1st Btn. Rifle Bde.) GVF                               £125              R. V.) edge bruise GVF                                       £90
      Private Benjamin Hall was born in the parish of Atherstone, Warwickshire and              796 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, V.R. (3238 Pte. A. W. Robinson, 13th
      originally joined the Royal Artillery at Coventry in 1837 before transferring into            Mx. Q. W. Vols.) EF                                            £90
      the Rifle Brigade. He saw no overseas service and served for a total of twenty
      four years, one hundred and fifty seven days. He was later a Gate Keeper at               797 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, V.R. (Bombr. J. A. M. Griffiths, 1st
      Seager & Co. Distillery, Mill Bank, Westminster.                                              K.A.V., July 8th 1896) edge bruise VF                         £95
779 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R., SMALL LETTER                              798 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, V.R. (2176 Cpl. C. R. Wheatley, 1/
    REVERSE (1637 L/Cpl. G. Bales, 2nd Bn. Rifle Bde.) GVF    £140                                  V.B. York: & Lanc: Regt:) NEF                               £90
      George Bales was born in the parish of St. Mary’s, London and attested for
      the Rifle Brigade at Westminster on 28 May 1869. His service amounted some                799 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, V.R. (Private H. J. Player, 2nd V.B.,
      twenty years of which six were served on Gibraltar.                                           The Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regt.) GVF                     £95
780 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R.,                   SMALL LETTER                  Henry John Player enrolled into ‘F’ Company in Penge on 1 May 1871.
    REVERSE (2119 Pte. S. Rose, Sco: Rif:) GVF                                    £150          800 V OLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE , V.R. (2055 Pte: L. Miles, 3/ V.B.
      Samuel Rose was born in the parish of Arnold, Nottingham and enlisted into                    L’pool R.) sometime acid cleaned, scratches to queen’s cheek, F £65
      the 64th Foot at Nottingham on 15 May 1867. He transferred into the 59th
      Regiment on 1 Aug 1867 and then into the Scottish Rifle on 1 Oct 1880. He                 801 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, V.R. (No.168 Private W. Birch 2nd
      served in the Afghanistan Campaign, 1878 - 1880, with the 59th Regiment                       V.B. S.L.R.) engraved naming GVF                             £75
      and was discharged at home on 17 May 1888.
                                                                                                802 V OLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE , V.R. (441 Bugler W. Rowe, 3rd
781 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R.,                   SMALL LETTER                (D.C.O.) V.B., Hants. R.) GVF                            £100
    REVERSE(5238 Sgt. Instr. H. Philpott, Rif. Brig.) NEF                         £160
                                                                                                803 V OLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE , V.R. (1288 Corpl. C. Martin, 1st
782 A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R., SMALL LETTER                                  M.V.R.E.) GVF                                                £85
    REVERSE (2703 Color Serjt. Richd. Farrant, 1st Batt. Rifle Bde.) GVF
                                                                     £160                       804 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, V.R., unnamed example GVF                       £55
      Awarded the L.S. Medal with a gratuity of £10 on 28 January 1867.                         805 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, V.R. (104 Sgt. R. Morrison, 1/ V.B. A.
783 ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, E.VII.R. (4130 Pte. H.                                & S. H’drs.) EF                                                 £85
    Davis, A. & S. Hdrs.), mounted as worn together with an Argyll &
                                                                                                806 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, V.R. (Lce. Sergt. P. Haig, 2nd V.B.
    Sutherland Highlanders regimental medal, the obverse engraved 3rd
                                                                                                    A. & S. H.) GVF                                               £85
    Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and embossed with regimental insignia;
    reverse engraved “For Merit, Efficiency, Long Service - World’s War                         807 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, V.R. (297 Sergeant W. Gardner, 4th
    1914-1918”, edge engraved (18954 Corpl. H. Davis, 3rd A. & S. H.) GVF                           V.B. A. & S. Hrs.) GVF                                       £85
    and scarce                                                        £450
      Henry Davis was born in the parish of Battersea, London and attested for the              808 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, V.R. (788 Sgt. J. Stevenson, 4th V.B.
      Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders at Stirling on 20 July 1891, aged 19. He                    A. & S. Highrs.) officially impressed naming GVF                £95
      was discharged at his own request after 18 years service in 1910 and
      received the L.S. & G.C. Medal with £5 gratuity the same year. Davis                      809 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, E.VII.R. (248 Pte. C. Freeman, 3rd
      re-enlisted during the Great War and did not go overseas, instead serving at                  Glam: V.R.C.) NEF                                          £145
      the depot. He was finally demobilised on 1 Sept 1919.
                                                                                                810 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, E.VII.R (3555 Sapper G. Hayes. 2nd
                                                                                                    Lanc: R.E. Vols.) attempted erasure of surname VF             £55
                                                                                           39
811 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, E.VII.R. (2591 Sapr. J. Robinson, 1/                       825 COLONIAL AUXILIARY FORCES LONG SERVICE, E.VII.R. (Cr. Sergt. W. K.
    W. York: R.E.V.) polished with contact marks F                £65                            Bennett, 10th Regt. Infy.) contact marks and edge bruising,
                                                                                                 suspension repaired VF                                         £75
812 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, E.VII.R. (7763 Pte. J. Coffey, 1st V.B.
    L’Pool Regt.) EF                                                  £95                    826 COLONIAL AUXILIARY FORCES LONG SERVICE, E.VII.R. (Qmstr. T. Brown,
                                                                                                 U.M.R.) GVF                                                   £110
813 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE (INDIA & THE COLONIES), G.V.R. (2nd Lt.
    J. R. R. Silver, 1st (Southern) Regt. U.P. Horse) engraved naming                        827 COLONIAL AUXILIARY FORCES LONG SERVICE, G.V.R. (Lieut. W. J. Bryant
    GVF                                                            £185                          17 Hrs) EF                                                     £150
      James Robert Robertson Silver was, in 1904, a Locomotive Foreman with the              828 R OYAL AIR FORCE L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. 2ND TYPE , original unnamed
      Bengal and North Western Railway at Somastipore. By 1907 he was an
      Assistant Locomotive Superintendent at Sonepur and in 1919 was a                           example NEF                                                    £90
      Locomotive and Carriage Superintendent. Having served in the ranks of the              829 R OYAL AIR FORCE L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. 2ND           TYPE   (911537 Sgt. R. J
      Volunteers, Silver was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the United Provinces
      Horse 1st (Southern) Regiment, on 1 April 1914. He attained the rank of Major              Warrell, R.A.F.) NEF                                                     £60
      with the 7th (Southern) United Provinces Horse, I.D.F., on 1 April 1917. He            830 R OYAL AIR FORCE L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. 2ND TYPE (1053092 Sgt. G. W.
      was awarded the Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, published in I.A.O. 86
      of March 1915.                                                                             Thompson, R.A.F.) EF                                            £65

814 T ERRITORIAL FORCE EFFICIENCY MEDAL , G.V.R. (339058 Pte. F.                             831 CADET FORCES MEDAL, E.II.R. (Act. Flt. Lt. B. F. Bayliss, RAFVR (T))
    McGrath, R.A.M.C.) EF                                     £65                                edge bruise GVF                                                £110

815 E FFICIENCY MEDAL, TERRITORIAL, G.V.R. (5175653 Pte. E. G. Fry, 6/                       832 CIVIL DEFENCE LONG SERVICE MEDAL GVF                                      £20
    Glosters.) edge bruises VF                                     £90
                                                                                             833 CIVIL DEFENCE LONG SERVICE MEDAL, with Long Service Bar NEF               £50
816 E FFICIENCY MEDAL, TERRITORIAL, G.V.R. (5098483 Pte. H. R. Castle,                             Long Service Bar for Isle of Man or Channel Islands only.
    20-Lond. R.) GVF                                              £95
                                                                                             834 ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS MEDAL, E.II.R. (Observer R. Wardman) EF
817 TERRITORIAL EFFICIENCY MEDAL, G.V.R. (6825638 Cpl. C. Marcham,                                                                                          £90
    H.A.C. (Inf.)) GVF                                         £450
                                                                                             835 POLICE LONG SERVICE MEDAL, E.II.R. (Sergt. Cyril Conliffe) GVF            £50
      Corporal Charles Cornwell Markham of Dallington, Northampton, served as a
      Driver with the Ammunition Column, 1/B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company           836 POLICE LONG SERVICE MEDAL, E.II.R. (Sergt. Ronald C. Leverton) GVF
      in Egypt, Palestine, Syria, and Mesopotamia during the Great War. He received                                                                              £45
      the H.A.C. Efficiency Medal in 1937.
                                                                                             837 POLICE LONG SERVICE MEDAL, E.II.R. (Alfred H. Pilkington) EF              £45
818 TERRITORIAL EFFICIENCY MEDAL, G.V.R. (240111 Pte. P. Smith, 5- R. W.
    Kent R.) GVF                                                     £75                     838 Pair: Station Officer J. J. Abernethy, Malden and Coombe Fire
                                                                                                 Service.
819 EFFICIENCY MEDAL, T. & A.V.R., E.II.R. (22974872 Spr. D. Mason, RE.)
                                                                                                 F IRE BRIGADE LONG SERVICE MEDAL , E.II.R. (Stn. Offr.); BRITISH FIRE
    VF                                                              £110
                                                                                                 S ERVICE ASSOCIATION LONG SERVICE MEDAL, bronze (J. J. Abernethy)
820 EFFICIENCY MEDAL, TERRITORIAL, G.V.R. (741843 Sjt. T. N. Haines, R.A.)                       NEF                                                              £95
    EF                                                                £60
                                                                                             839 F IRE BRIGADE LONG SERVICE MEDAL , E.II.R. (Sub. Offr. George J.
821 E FFICIENCY MEDAL , CEYLON , G.VI.R., 2N D            TYPE   (Capt. M. O. R.                 Boyall) contact marks and edge bruising F                    £40
    Mendoza) GVF                                                            £210
                                                                                             840 SPECIAL CONSTABULARY LONG SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R. 1ST TYPE, CLASP
822 INDIAN VOLUNTEER FORCES OFFICERS ’ DECORATION , E.VII.R., reverse                            THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 (Charles Taylor) GVF                £20
    engraved, ‘Ltt. Col. A. H. Deane Madras Volr. Guards’, hallmarks for
                                                                                             841 COLONIAL POLICE L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (Const. 2500 T. J. Smith, Ceylon
    Birmingham 1904, with top brooch bar, contact wear VF          £450
                                                                                                 Police Force) GVF                                                £110
      Augustus Henry Deane , C.I.E. 1918; V.D. was born in Geneva on 5 Nov
      1851, 3rd son of the Reverend Barry O’Meara Dean, M.A., Trinity College,               842 COLONIAL POLICE L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue, with Second Award Bar
      Dublin. He was educated in Geneva and served as an officer with the                        (181 Constable Idisani) edge bruising and contact marks F        £120
      Volunteer Forces, India, 1885 to 1912. He attended the coronation of King
                                                                                                   L.S. & G.C. Medal Nyasaland Government Gazette 30 December 1939
      Edward VII, 1902 (Medal) and was Honorary ADC to the Viceroy of India,
                                                                                                   Bar Nyasaland Government Gazette 30 September 1946.
      1905-10; commanded Volunteer dismounted troops at King George V Delhi
      Durbar (medal); Consul for Belgium in Madras, 1904-13, and Consul                      843 COLONIAL POLICE L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., with 2 Long Service Bars (4936
      Pondicherry and Karikal, 1913-1920. Deane died on 25 Mar 1928.                             Cpl. Abrak S/O James, Tanganyika Police Force) edge bruising
      His C.I.E. recommendation states:                                                          and contact marks VF                                            £150
      ‘Augustus Henry Deane Esg., four years’ service, His Majesty’s Consul for                    Sergeant-Major Abrak s/o James joined the Colonial Police on 10 Oct 1928. He
      Pendichery and Karaikal, Madras. - Mr Deane on his retirement from business                  received the Long Service Medal in April 1947, the fist Bar in April 1954 and
      in Madras was appointed His Majesty’s Consul for Pendichery and Karaikal on                  second Bar in April 1959. He is also entitled to WW2 service medals.
      1st October 1913 and his conscientious and able discharge of his duties has
      been to the entire satisfaction of the Madras Government. His tact and high            844 C OLONIAL POLICE L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (1421 D/Const. Bisiwasi,
      personal qualities have enabled him to maintain the most cordial relations with            Nyasaland) GVF                                            £120
      the French administration and have been of the greatest assistance in many
      delicate and important questions which have arisen out of the war. At the              845 SOUTH AFRICA PRISON SERVICE FAITHFUL SERVICE (NC1102/T. H. Wr. H.
      special request of the Madras Government, Mr. Deane generously consented                   J. Asbury) NEF                                                £85
      to retain the post of Consul, although it entailed considerable inconvenience
      to himself, and his services fully deserve recognition                                 846 WOMEN’S VOLUNTARY SERVICE MEDAL, NEF                                      £15
      During his long connection with Madras, Mr. Deane was a much respected                 847 CORPORATION OF GLASGOW SPECIAL CONSTABULARY SERVICES RENDERED
      member of society and a valued and very popular Volunteer officer. He was
      given a Commission in the Madras Volunteer Guards in 1885 and rose to the                  MEDAL 1914-19, reverse inscription in raised letters (name engraved),
      rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. He commanded the Corps in 1911-1912 and                        ‘Presented by the Corporation of Glasgow to Inspr. Alexander
      received the Volunteer Decoration in 1905.’                                                Mann, Special Constable in Acknowledgment of Services
                                                                                                 Rendered’, 26mm., silver, hallmarked, complete with integral ‘3 Years’
823 C OLONIAL AUXILIARY FORCES DECORATION , V.R. (Captain J. B. H.                               brooch bar EF                                                     £90
    Fournier, 61st Regiment),
    in R. S. Garrard & Co. presentation case EF                £350                          848 SECURICOR LONG SERVICE, silver, complete with ribbon GVF                  £25
824 COLONIAL AUXILIARY FORCES LONG SERVICE, V.R. (Sergeant T. Biggart,
    33rd Regiment) GVF                                           £125


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849 Eight: A. Twynam, a Servant of the Royal Household                                    862 TYNE GARRISON MEDAL 1914-1918, two shields, with rose and thistle;
    R OYAL HOUSEHOLD FAITHFUL SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R., ‘1910-1930’ (A.                          reverse: inscription within laurel wreath, ‘In Memory of the Great War and
    Twynam); Coronation 1911, silver; Russia, MEDAL FOR ZEAL, NICHOLAS II,                    for Services Rendered to Tyne Garrison, Christmas 1918’ (C.S.M. R.
    small silver medal; Spain, ORDER OF ISABELLA THE CATHOLIC, Medal of                       Lynes), 41mm., silver, ring and silver brooch bar suspension GVF £150
    the Order, bronze; Sweden, ROYAL HOUSEHOLD MEDAL, Gustaf V, silver;                         Richard Lynes embarked for service in France as a Lance-Corporal in the 9th
    Portugal, CORONATION MEDAL 1889, Carlos, bronze; France, THIRD                              Battalion, Northumberland Fusilers on 15 July 1915. He was soon promoted
    REPUBLIC, MEDAL OF HONOUR, silver; Italy, KINGDOM, ‘RICORDO’ MEDAL,                         Sergeant and and was later commissioned 2nd Lieutenant into the 3rd
    Victor Emanuel III, silver, all unnamed except first, mounted court style                   Battalion. Lynes relinquished his commission on 28 July 1920 retaining the rank
    as worn GVF                                                       £1750                     of Lieutenant.

850 Ten: L. W. Cleave, a Servant of the Royal Household.                                  863 A TOKEN OF GRATITUDE FROM BRIGHOUSE 1914-1918, oval bronze tribute
    ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FAITHFUL SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R., 1910 TO 1930 (L.                          medal inscribed on the reverse (Corp. H. Hanson, M.M., 201142 D. of
    Cleave); THE ROYAL VICTORIAN MEDAL, G.V.R., SILVER (L. W. Cleave, Jan                     W. R. Rgt.) fitted with ‘Victory’ top suspension and ribbon embroidered
    1st 1917); JUBILEE 1897, SILVER (L. W. Cleave, Windsor Castle);                           with the Arms of the town. GVF                                     £155
    C ORONATION 1902, BRONZE ; CORONATION 1911, JUBILEE 1935; Italy,                            M.M. London Gazette 13 Mar 1918. 201148 Pte. (A/L/C.) Harry Hanson,
    V ITTOR EMAUELE III, RICORDO MEDAL , silver; Portugal, CARLOS I, 29                         2/4th Battalion, West Riding Regiment (T.F.).
    December 1889 Medal, silver; Spain, M ERIT CROSS, SILVER; Greece,                     864 H ICKLETON, YORKSHIRE, GREAT WAR TRIBUTE MEDAL, in 9 carat gold,
    ROYAL HOUSEHOLD MEDAL, KING GEORGE I, silver, mounted court-style as                      16.3g, hallmarks for Birmingham 1920, 34mm by 30mm, obverse view of
    worn with space for two further medals, now missing GVF        £1650                      colliery and inscribed ‘Hickleton Main Colliery’, reverse inscribed
      R.V.M. Silver London Gazette 1 Jan 1917.                                                ‘Presented to L. Heptinstall by the owners & workmen for services
                                                                                              rendered in the Great War 1914-1918’, with double loop suspension NEF
      Leopold William Cleave was born in Berkshire in 1866 and served in the Royal                                                                             £350
      Household at Windsor Castle.
                                                                                          865 H ARTSHEAD GREAT WAR TRIBUTE MEDAL , 26 mm x 32 mm silver
                           MISCELLANEOUS                                                      medallion, scroll suspension with loop and ring; obverse, green enamel
                                                                                              circlet inscribed “Hartshead Peace Celebration, July 19, 1919”, gold and
851 BRITISH RED CROSS SOCIETY, 1914-18 War Service Medal, complete with                       enamel centre in the form of the Royal Coat of Arms; reverse engraved
    brooch bar EF                                                  £15                        “Presented to C. Crowther for services rendered to country.” GVF £145
852 R ETURN OF N.S.W. TROOPS FROM THE SOUDAN , small silver medal,                        866 S WINESHEAD GREAT WAR TRIBUTE MEDAL , in silver, 25mm, obverse
    obverse bust of General Gordon, reverse with struck inscription ‘To                       crossed rifles and flags, surmounted by a crown, reverse ‘For Services in
    commemorate the return of the N.S.W. troops from the Soudan, June                         the Great War, Presented to C. Rawden, by the inhabitants of
    1885’, fitted with silver clip and small ring suspension GVF  £475                        Swineshead’, with loop suspension,                                  £145
853 D EPARTURE OF N.S.W. TROOPS TO THE SOUDAN , small silver medal,                             Charles William Rawden of Swineshead, Lincolnshire, was born on 11 Sept
                                                                                                1890 and first served overseas with the Lincoln Regiment. He later transferred
    obverse bust of Queen Victoria, reverse with struck inscription ‘In
                                                                                                into the D.C.L.I. and then the Devon Regiment. He died in Boston,
    commemoration of the departure of N.S.W. troops for the Soudan, March                       Lincolnshire in 1978.
    1885’, fitted with silver clip and small ring suspension, very fine £475
                                                                                          867 GREETLAND LIBERAL CLUB GREAT WAR TRIBUTE MEDAL, 30 mm x 30 mm,
854 NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS MERIT MEDAL, 10TH MARCH 1767, bronze,                            9ct gold medallion, 13.5g, wire scroll suspension with loop and ring;
    clip and ring suspender VF                                £180                            obverse, upper circlet inscribed “Greetland Liberal Club”, gold and
      Awarded for seven years service.                                                        enamel centre in the form of the Royal Coat of Arms; reverse engraved
                                                                                              “Presented to A. Gledhill for services rendered to his country 1914-18”
855 COLONY OF NATAL, H.M.S. Natal Medal 1915, Arms of Natal, enclosed by                      GVF                                                               £350
    two branches of oak, ‘From the People of Natal’; reverse: the armoured
    cruiser H.M.S. Natal, ‘Presented to H.M.S. Natal 1915’ (Arthur T.                     868 A RGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS REGIMENTAL MEDAL, the obverse
    Cook), 26mm., silver, ring suspension, minor contact marks GVF £150                       engraved 3rd Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and embossed with
      Presented in 1915 to the crew of H.M.S. Natal which subsequently caught fire            regimental insignia; reverse engraved “For Merit, Efficiency, Long
      and blew up in Cromarty harbour on 30 December 1915. Stoker Arthur                      Service - World’s War 1914-1918”, fitted with suspension and correct
      Thomas Cook was one of those killed. Son of Mary Cook, of 26, Jersey St.,               regimental ribbon GVF                                          £175
      Brighton and native of Britwell Salome, Oxon, he was 24 and is commemorated
      on the Chatham Memorial.                                                            869 GREAT WAR CEYLON TRIBUTE MEDALLION, in bronze, oval, 52mm by 45mm
                                                                                              (O. S. White) NEF                                             £150
856 CORPORATION OF DUNDEE SPECIAL CONSTABULARY 1914-1919 SERVICE
    M EDAL , silver, complete with ‘2 Year’ brooch bar suspension (Frank                        Oswald Spearman White was born in Kandy, Ceylon and educated at Trinito
                                                                                                College, Kandy. A Planter by trade, he served in the ranks of the 12th
    Anderson) GVF                                                   £190
                                                                                                Battalion, Rifle Brigade during the Great War.
857 SILVER WAR BADGE (52059) GVF                                             £15          870 GREAT WAR CEYLON TRIBUTE MEDALLION, in bronze, oval, 52mm by 45mm
      Issued to 52059 Gunner R. A. Brunt, 405 Siege Battery, Royal Garrison                   (G. F. Walton) EF                                             £150
      Artillery, who enlisted on 10 Nov 1914 and was discharged on 14 Jun 1918.                 Geoffrey Frank Walton was born in Croydon on 26 Feb 1868 an educated at
858 SILVER WAR BADGE (349660) GVF                                            £15                Lancing and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He enlisted into the London Scottish
                                                                                                during 1917 and on 9 Aug 1918 was commissioned into the Cameron
      Issued to 26891 Pte. W. J. Pearce, 54 Pioneer Company, Royal Defence                      Highlanders. Walton is confirmed as having served at Third Ypres, 1917;
      Corps, who enlisted on 2 Mar 1914 and was discharged on 20 Oct 1916 ,                     Cambrai, 1917; and was wounded (gassed) at Oppy Wood in 1918.
      aged 50.
                                                                                          871 GRANTON NAVAL BASE MEDAL FOR ZEAL, obverse struck, ‘For Zeal’, within
859 CORPS OF COMMISSIONAIRES MEDAL, silver and enamels, complete with                         a wreath of laurel, reverse engraved, ‘Captain Lionel G. Preston, C.B.,
    suspension and ribbon (C. West) GVF                          £35                          R.N., 21/11/10, C. of E., Granton Naval Base’, 31mm., silver, hallmarks
860 P RESTON, LANCASHIRE, GREAT WAR TRIBUTE MEDAL, struck in 9 carat                          for Birmingham 1915, ring suspension, EF                           £350
    gold, 10.7g, obverse view of colliery, with inscription around ‘U.A.R. & S.                 Admiral SIr Lionel George Preston of Sefton Park, Liverpool was appointed
    Preston Colliery Welcome Home’, reverse engraved ‘Presented to F.                           Captain, 31 December 1914, Rear-Admiral, 16 July 1925, Vice-Admiral, 2 April
    Weatherley by the owners & workmen, for services rendered in the Great                      1930, and Admiral, 28 February 1934.
    War 1914-1918’ GVF                                                    £285            872 GRANTON NAVAL BASE MEDAL FOR ZEAL, obverse struck, ‘For Zeal’, within
861 TYNE GARRISON MEDAL 1914-1918, two shields, with rose and thistle;                        a wreath of laurel, reverse engraved, ‘Captain William Firth Slayter, C.
    reverse: inscription within laurel wreath, ‘In Memory of the Great War and                of E., 19th November 1917, Granton Naval Base’, 31mm., silver,
    for Services Rendered to Tyne Garrison, Christmas 1918’ GVF            £90                hallmarks for Birmingham 1915, ring suspension, GVF                £350
                                                                                                Admiral William Firth Slayter, C.B., was commissioned Captain on 30 Jun 1907
                                                                                                and advanced Rear-Admiral on 1 Jan 1919. He died on 15 May 1936, aged
                                                                                                59.

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873 GRANTON NAVAL BASE MEDAL FOR ZEAL, obverse struck, ‘For Zeal’, within
    a wreath of laurel, reverse unnamed, 31mm., silver, hallmarks for
                                                                                                        CAMPAIGN GROUPS AND PAIRS
    Birmingham 1915, ring suspension, EF                            £75
                                                                                           885 Pair: Gunner F. Branch, “H” Troop, Royal Horse Artillery.
874 COLONY OF NATAL, H.M.S. Natal Medal 1915, Arms of Natal, enclosed by                       M ILITARY GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1814, 3 clasps, Vittoria, Pyrenees,
    two branches of oak, ‘From the People of Natal’; reverse: the armoured                     Toulouse (Gunr., Royal H. Arty.); WATERLOO 1815 (Gunner, Royal Horse
    cruiser H.M.S. Natal, ‘Presented to H.M.S. Natal 1915’ (Frank Stone),                      Artillery), fitted with replacement silver clip and swivelling straight bar
    26mm., silver, ring suspension, minor contact marks GVF            £90                     suspension, also unofficial slip on clasp engraved ‘Expeditions 3.’ GVF
                                                                                                                                                                    £4850
      Petty Officer Frank Stone of Sheffield, Yorkshire joined the Navy on 10 Jun
      1909, aged 18. He was drafted to Natal on 1 Jun 1915 and survived the                      Gunner Robert Branch from Troston, Suffolk, served in Lieutenant-Colonel
      explosion on 30 Dec 1915. He was discharged due to ‘wounds and hurts’ on                   May’s “H” Troop at Waterloo.
      5 Feb 1917.
                                                                                           886 Three: Captain of the Main Top William Bridger, Royal Navy, later
875 GRANTON NAVAL BASE MEDAL FOR ZEAL, obverse struck, ‘For Zeal’, within                      Commissioned Boatman in the Coast Guard
    a wreath of laurel, reverse engraved, ‘Captain William W. Fisher,                          BALTIC 1854-5; NEW ZEALAND 1845-66, reverse dated 1863 to 1864 (W.
    21/11/18, C. of E., Granton Naval Base’, 31mm., silver, hallmarks for                      Bridger, Captn. Mn. Top, H.M.S. Esk); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., V.R.,
    Birmingham 1915, ring suspension, EF                           £450                        narrow suspension (Wm. Bridger, Comd. Boatmn. H.M. Coast Guard) VF
      Admiral Sir William Wordsworth Fisher, GCB, GCVO (26 March 1875 – 24 June                                                                             £1250
      1937) was a Royal Navy officer who captained a battleship at the Battle of                 Ex Corbett Collection, Glendining November 1994.
      Jutland and became Commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean Fleet.
      Fisher was born at Blatchington, Sussex, the son of historian Herbert William              Bridger's New Zealand War medal was issued on 2 December 1870. 119
      Fisher and his wife Mary Louisa Jackson (1841-1916). He joined the Royal                   medals (16 to R.N. officers, 79 to R.N. ratings, 1 to R.M. officer, and 23 to
      Navy in 1888 and was trained on HMS Britannia. He reached the rank of                      R.M. N.C.Os. and men) were issued to H.M.S. Esk for the Second New
      Captain in 1912. In 1916, he was captain of the battleship HMS St. Vincent at              Zealand War, of which 48 are known including 4 with undated reverses (all to
      the Battle of Jutland. In 1917 he became Director of the Admiralty                         R.N. ratings) and the rest with reverses dated 1863-1864.
      Anti-Submarine Division.                                                                   William Bridger was born on 3 September 1838, at Hayling, Hampshire. He
      After World War I, Fisher was appointed Chief of the Staff for the                         enlisted on 15 Feb 1853 and served aboard Sir Charles Napier’s flagship, the
      Mediterranean Fleet. He became a rear-admiral in 1922. He was knighted in                  Duke of Wellington during the Baltic campaign of 1854-55. Bridger was drafted
      1929. In 1932 he was promoted to full admiral and became                                   to H.M.S Esk on 27 May 1863. He joined the Coast Guard in September
      Commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean Fleet.                                             1866, was stationed at Hector Station, and was pensioned on 28 September
                                                                                                 1876.
876 COLONY OF NATAL, H.M.S. Natal Medal 1915, Arms of Natal, enclosed by
    two branches of oak, ‘From the People of Natal’; reverse: the armoured                 887 Pair: Captain G. H. Cox, 53rd Regiment.
    cruiser H.M.S. Natal, ‘Presented to H.M.S. Natal 1915’ (George Little),                    PUNJAB 1848-49, no clasp (Lieut., 53rd Foot); INDIAN MUTINY 1857-59, no
    26mm., silver, ring suspension, minor contact marks GVF           £150                     clasp (Captn., 53rd Regt.) NEF                                   £1650
      Presented in 1915 to the crew of H.M.S. Natal which subsequently caught fire               George Herbert Cox served in the Punjab Campaign, the campaign of
      and blew up in Cromarty harbour on 30 December 1915. Able Seaman                           1851-52 against the Hill Tribes on Peshawar frontier; the Indian campaign of
      George Ernest Little was one of those killed. Born in Hackney, London on 27                1857-8 where he was second in command of 4th Sikhs in the pursuit of the
      Aug 1887, he had been in service since 1905 and is commemorated on the                     Mutineers from the Jullundar force, and in the trans-Gogra campaign of 1859.
      Chatham Memorial.
877 G RANTON NAVAL BASE MEDAL FOR ZEAL, struck in silver, hallmarks for                    888 Three: Private C. Murphy, 2nd, late 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade.
    Birmingham 1918, 32mm, obverse with wreath and inscribed within ‘For                       SOUTH AFRICA 1834-53 (1st Bn. Rifle Bde.); CRIMEA 1854-56, 2 clasps,
    Zeal’, reverse inscribed ‘Tel. F. A. Smith, R.N.V.R., C. of E., 15/11/18,                  Alma, Sebastopol (2nd Bn. Rifle Bde.) officially impressed naming;
    Granton Naval Base’, with double loop suspension, NEF               £225                   T URKISH CRIMEA 1855, Sardinian issue, fitted with silver scroll
      Frank Alan Smith of Blackheath, London joined the Bristol R.N.V.R. on 20 Sept            suspension (Ptr., 3587, 2nd B. R.B.) regimentally impressed naming,
      1916. He was drafted to Granton Naval Base (HMS Gunner ) on 15 Sept                      marked contact wear, better than F                                £650
      1917 and was demobilised on 18 Jul 1919.                                                   Christopher Murphy served with the 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade during the
                                                                                                 1850-53 Campaign in South Africa. He was one of the one hundred veterans
878 Q UEEN ALEXANDRA'S IMPERIAL MILITARY NURSING SERVICE (RESERVE),
                                                                                                 transferred to the 2nd Battalion just prior to its departure to the East for the
    silver cape medallion in the form of pierced letter ‘R’ surmounted by a                      War with Russia and is shown as having served in Captain, The Earl of Erroll’s
    crown within a circular band with script, loop and ring suspension,                          Company.
    complete with ribbon and brooch pin GVF                            £85
                                                                                           889 Three: Private P. Walsh, 57th Foot.
879 1915-1919 GRAYLINGWELL WAR HOSPITAL, (SUSSEX ) VOLUNTARY WAR                               CRIMEA 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (No.2867 Patk. Walsh, 57th Regt.)
    S ERVICES BADGE, 30mm gilt and enamels with original pin fittings, no                      engraved naming; NEW ZEALAND 1845-1866, 1 clasp, reverse undated
    damage to the enamel. EF                                          £90                      (2867 Pte., 57th Foot); TURKISH CRIMEA 1855, SARDINIAN ISSUE (2867 Pt.,
                                                                                               57th Regt.), regimentally impressed naming, fitted with silver claw and
880 1915-1919 GRAYLINGWELL WAR HOSPITAL, (SUSSEX ) VOLUNTARY WAR                               ring suspension, the first with severe edge bruise, otherwise contact
    SERVICES BADGE, 30mm silver and enamels with original pin fittings, no                     wear VF                                                            £850
    damage to the enamel. EF                                           £90
                                                                                           890 Three: Private H. Riches, 48th Regiment.
881 1915-1919 GRAYLINGWELL WAR HOSPITAL, (SUSSEX) IN RECORD OF WAR                             CRIMEA 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (1319 Henry Riches, 48th Regt.)
    SERVICES BADGE, 30mm brass and enamels with original pin fittings, no                      regimentally impressed naming; ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT
    damage to the enamel. EF                                          £90                      MEDAL, V.R., LARGE LETTER REVERSE ( Private ....nry Riches, 48th Regt.,
882 LOUGHBOROUGH, Leicestershire, silver, 42mm, obverse “Carry On”, reverse                    1856) engraved naming; TURKISH CRIMEA 1855 (Pte. H. Riches 48 Foot)
    ‘Herbert Morris Limited, Express Works Loughborough in appreciation of                     contact wear and edge bruising VF                                 £580
    services rendered Aug. 4th 1914 - Nov. 11th 1918’, EF              £75                       Henry Riches was born in the parish of East Basham, near the town of
                                                                                                 Fakenham, Norfolk and attested for the 48th Regiment at Scunthorpe on 19
883 CORPS OF COMMISSIONAIRES MEDAL (C. West) GVF                              £35                Dec 1836, aged 18. His service amounted 21 years, 194 days of which
                                                                                                 overseas service included Gibraltar, 6 years; West Indies, 3 years; Ionian
884 B IRMINGHAM TRIBUTE MEDAL 1899-1902, ‘In grateful remembrance of                             Islands, 2 years, and over a year in the Crimea. He was awarded four marks
    service nobly done’, white metal, original ribbon with ‘E.R.’ cypher and                     of distinction during this time and received the L.S. & G.C. Medal with Gratuity.
    suspension brooch dated ‘1899-1902’ GVF                              £50




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891 Four: Colour-Sergeant G. Walden, 1st Battalion, Coldstream                                  897 Pair: Corporal J. Sanderson, Army Service Corps.
    Guards who was wounded in action at Inkermann, for which                                        SOUTH AFRICA 1877-79, no clasp (1041 Cpl., O.B. A.S.C.); EGYPT AND
    battle he was awarded the Medaille Militaire.                                                   SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (1041 Sergt., O.S.C.) GVF £550
    CRIMEA 1854-56, 4 clasps, Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol (Clr.                            John Burton Sanderson was born in the parish of St. George’s, London and
    -Serjt., 1st Batn. Coldstrm. Gds.) officially impressed naming; ARMY LONG                         attested for the Army Service Corps at Westminster on 13 Sept 1875, aged
    SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, V.R., SMALL LETTER REVERSE (3090                                  21. In addition to the South African campaign of 1879, he was present in
    Color Serjt., Coldm. Guards); France, MEDAILLE MILITAIRE; TURKISH                                 Egypt for the Suakin operations in 1885 and went on to complete 21 years
    CRIMEA 1855, 4 clasps, Sardinian issue (3090 Cdm. Gds.) regimentally                              service.
    impressed naming , all awards with original ribbons and silver ribbon                       898 Family group.
    buckles as worn, contact wear, particularly between the first and third,                        S OUTH AFRICA 1877-79, no clasp (B. Barnes, Chf. Eng: Rm. Artfr.
    the latter with enamel damage, generally VF                                                     H.M.S. “Active”) NEF
    Sold with the recipient’s original embroidered bullion Colour-Sergeant
    sleeve badges, red feather hackle and five original pages from The                                Together with the recipient’s son’s medals:
    Illustrated London News including the announcement of the award of the                            Pair: Yeoman of Signals R. J. Barnes, Royal Navy, late Boatman,
    Medaille Militaire.                                                 £2950                         H.M. Coast Guard.
      France, Medaille Militaire announced 20 June 1857. Sergeant George                              B RITISH WAR MEDAL (137433, Y.S. R.N.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C.,
      Walden: Engaged at Alma and Inkermann (Wounded).                                                E.VII.R. (Boatman, H.M. Coast Guard) NEF                   £485
      George Walden was born in the parish of Dawlish, Merrett and attested for                       Robert James Barnes was born at Portsea, Hampshire and joined the Navy as
      the Coldstream Guards on 30 Aug 1845, aged 18. He served for over two                           a Boy 2nd Class on 7 Jun 1886. He was promoted to Yeoman of Signals on 6
      years with the Army of The East including the battles of Alma, Balaklava,                       Oct 1897 and transferred to the Harwich Coast Guard on 21 Feb 1901. He
      Inkermann, and the siege of Sebastopol. Decorated by the French for his                         subsequently served at Felixstowe and Sheerness stations prior to being
      actions at Alma and Inkermann, he suffered wounds to the face at the latter                     pensioned in November 1911. He was recalled for the Great War and served
      action. Wildness total service amounted 21 years, 37 days and he received the                   at home for the duration.
      L.S. & G.C. Medal with £10 Gratuity. He later became a Fireman.                           899 Four: Battery Sergeant-Major G. Wilby, Royal Artillery.
892 Pair: Lieutenant J. Tucker, Royal Artillery.                                                    AFGHANISTAN 1878-80, 1 clasp, Kabul (3237 By. Sgt. Maj:, 5/11th Bde.
    CRIMEA 1854-56, 2 clasps, Inkermann, Sebastopol (Lieut. I. Tucker, Rl.                          R.A.), ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, V.R., SMALL
    Arty.), officially impressed naming; TURKISH CRIMEA 1855, 2 clasps,                             LETTER REVERSE (By: Sgt: Maj., 11th B. R.A.), mounted as worn; EMPRESS
    Sardinian issue, fitted with swivelling ring suspension, these with                             OF INDIA 1877 (Sergt. Major, 21st B. R.A.) complete with neck ribbon as
    original ribbons and silver ribbon buckles NEF                                                  worn, edge bruise; ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY, bronze Successful Life
    Sold with a copied photograph of the recipient in civilian dress beside a                       Saving Medal, complete with ribbon buckle as worn (George Wilby, Serjt.
    Turkish cannon, the footnote states “Jedodiah & Benjamin Tucker - a                             R.A. Novr. 1872), these all contained in contemporary fitted case GVF
    Turkish Brass Cannon taken by Napoleon in the N. African War & from                             and a rare combination                                            £1950
    the French by Adml. Abercrombie. Presented to B. Tucker by Adml Price
                                                                                                900 Five: Private M. D. O. Swart, Railway Regiment, late Cape Police
    Cumbry.”                                                            £925
                                                                                                    CAPE OF GOOD HOPE GENERAL SERVICE 1880-97, 1 clasp, Bechuanaland
      Jervis Tucker was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 11 Apr 1854 and                              (568 Pte. M. D. E. Swart, C. Pce.); QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4
      advanced 1st Lieutenant, 24 Aug that year. He served in No. 3 Company,                        clasps, Relief of Mafeking, Defence of Kimberley, Orange Free State,
      11th Battalion, F Field Battery, 7th Battery, Royal Field Artillery in the Crimea             Transvaal (568 Pte. M. D. O. Swartz, Cape P.D.1.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA
      from October 1854 until March 1855 when he was invalided home.
                                                                                                    1901-02, 2 clasps (568 Pte. M. D. O. Swart, C.P. Dist 1.); BRITISH WAR
893 Pair: Private E. Cripps, 2nd Battalion, 9th Foot.                                               MEDAL (Pte. M. D. O. Swart, Railway Rgt.); MAYOR OF KIMBERLEY’S STAR
    INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Jowaki 1877-8 (2014 Pte.,                               1899-1900, reverse with hallmark date letter ‘a’, note variation in initials
    2/9th Foot); AFGHANISTAN 1878-80, 1 clasp, Kabul (Pte.) a little polished                       and surname, contemporary replacement silver top clasp on the last,
    VF                                                                    £595                      contact marks GVF                                                    £950
894 Pair: Private D. McLeod, 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, who                           901 Three: Wheeler Quartermaster-Sergeant C. Warne, 2nd/1st South
    was wounded in action at Koodoesburg on 7 Feb 1900 and taken                                    Irish Division, Royal Artillery.
    PoW in the action at Swalkrantz on 4th June 1900.                                               EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, no clasp (24247 Bomb:, 2/1. So/Ir: Div: R.A.);
    INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1887-89 (2686 Pte., 2nd                           A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R., SMALL LETTER
    Bn. Seaforth Highlanders) later style unofficial engraved naming;                               REVERSE (2427 Whr: Q.M.Sejt., R.A.); KHEDIVE’S STAR, light contact
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                              wear VF
    State (2686 Pte:, 2: Sea: Highrs:) NEF                          £495                            Sold with the recipient’s original Parchment Certificate of Discharge; a
      The Seaforths are not regimentally entitled to the Burma 1887-89 clasp.                       related silver Army Temperance Association Medal, and silver Ancient
                                                                                                    Order of Forresters medal.                                         £435
895 Pair: Private J. Corah, Rifle Brigade.
                                                                                                      Charles Warne was born in the parish of Ryde on the Isle of Wight and
    INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 2 clasps, Burma 1885-7, Burma                                      attested for the Royal Artillery at Portsmouth on 28 Jan 1882, aged 19. He
    1887-89 (7160 Pte., 1st Bn. Rif. Brig.); QUEEN ’ S SOUTH AF R I C A                               served in Egypt from 2 Dec 1885 until 11 Nov 1887 and received the L.S. &
    1899-1902, 3 clasps, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek, S.A. 1901 (Pte., Rifle                               G.C. Medal on 1 Jul 1900. Warne was discharged on completion of his second
    Brigade) GVF                                                 £425                                 term on enlistment, his intended place of residence being Bournemouth.
      John Corah of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester was a coal miner before enlisting              902 Pair: Fleet Engineer W. M. Feak, Royal Navy
      into the Rifle Brigade. He served from 1884 until 1901, this being his complete               EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Alexandria 11th July
      entitlement.
                                                                                                    (Engr., H.M.S. Penelope); KHEDIVE’S STAR, 1882, mounted as worn GVF
896 Pair: Private J. Hill, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade.                                                                                                            £395
    INDIAN MUTINY 1857-59, 1 clasp, Lucknow (3rd Bn. Rifle Bde.); INDIA                               William Mark Feak, who was born in February 1842, entered the Royal Navy
    GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, North West Frontier (1307 Pte., 3 Bn.                           as an Assistant Engineer 2nd Class in January 1865. An Engineer by the time
    Rif. Bde.) claw pinched on the first GVF                          £630                            of his service in H.M.S. Penelope (July 1881 to September 1882), he was
      John Hill was born in the parish of Twickhill, Yorkshire and attested for the 85th              advanced to Chief Engineer in the latter month and to Staff Engineer in July
      Regiment at Leeds on 26 Apr 1867. He transferred into the Rifle Brigade on                      1886 - the former promotion, it would seem from his service record, by special
      22 May 1867 and on 1 Sept 1873 was discharged in consequence of ‘chronic                        order of the C.-in-C. at Alexandria. Feak was finally placed on the Retired List
      mania’, having spent his final year of service as a lunatic in hospital.                        as a Fleet Engineer in February 1897 and died at the R.N. Hospital,
                                                                                                      Gillingham in December 1925.
                                                                                                903 Pair: Private H. Morgan, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment.
                                                                                                    EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (1919 Pte., 2/ E. Surr:
                                                                                                    R.); KHEDIVE’S STAR 1884-6 NEF                                  £350
                                                                                                904 Pair: Private G. Perry, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment.
                                                                                                    EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (385 Pte., 2/ E. Surr:
                                                                                                    R.); KHEDIVE’S STAR 1884-6 NEF                                 £350
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905 Pair: Private G. Boreham, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment.                          912 Pair: Private H. Tutt, 1st Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment.
    EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (2084 Pte., 2/ E. Surr:                       EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 2 clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (2040
    R.); KHEDIVE’S STAR 1884-6 NEF                                  £350                        Pte., 1/ Rl. Suss: R.); KHEDIVE’S STAR 1884-6, the first with minor edge
                                                                                                bruise NEF                                                           £895
906 Four: Corporal of Horse H. Chapman, 2nd Battalion, Life Guards.
    EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (827 Corpl. of Horse,                    913 Pair: Corporal H. J. Barfoot, 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
    2nd Life Gds.); ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, V.R.,                             E GYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 3 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1884,
    S M A L L L E T T E R R E V E R S E (827 C..of Horse, 2: Life Gds.); AR M Y                 El-Teb-Tamaai (1986 Corpl., 1/ Gord. Highrs.); KHEDIVE’S STAR 1882
    MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (Cpl. of H., 2-L. Gds.);                       contact wear VF                                               £595
    KHEDIVE’S STAR 1882, contact wear VF                                 £2250
                                                                                            914 Five: Troop Sergeant-Major F. Withers, 19th Hussars.
      George Chapman of Sherbourne, Dorset, attested for the Life Guards on 3                   E GYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 5 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1884,
      Oct 1874, aged 18. His service totalled 21 years, 6 days and he served in
      Egypt from 2 Aug 1882 until 19 Oct 1882. Chapman received the M.S.M. with                 El-Teb-Tamaai, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (1199 Tp: Sgt. Maj:, 19th
      annuity in July 1927.                                                                     Hussars); CORONATION 1911, ; ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT
                                                                                                MEDAL, V.R., SMALL LETTER REVERSE (1199 Tp. S... Maj., 1...... rs); ARMY
907 Three: Carpenter’s Mate H. A. Fisk, Royal Navy                                              M ERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL , E.VII.R. (Q.M. Sjt:, Staff & 19/ Hrs.);
    EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Alexandria 11th July                       K HEDIVE ’S STAR 1882 (1199 T.S.M. F. Withers, 19th Hrs. 1882)
    (Shipwt., H.M.S. Penelope); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., V.R., narrow                            regimentally impressed to the reverse, mounted as worn, the first with
    suspension (Carp. Mate., H.M.S. Northampton); KHEDIVE’S STAR, 1882                          slack suspension, marked contact wear, near VF and a rare combination
    GVF                                                             £450                        Sold with a reproduced photograph of the recipient as a Yeoman Warder
      Henry Albert Fisk was born in Great Yarmouth in February 1858 and entered                 circa 1900.                                                         £3400
      the Royal Navy as a Shipwright in January 1880, in which capacity he served                 Frederick Withers was born in the parish of St. Giles, near the city of Oxford
      in H.M.S. Penelope (February 1880 to February 1883), following which he was                 and attested for the 19th Hussars on 21 Dec 1870, aged 18. He saw steady
      appointed a Carpenter’s Mate. Awarded his L.S. & G.C. Medal in February                     promotion and as a Troop Sergeant-Major served in Egypt during 1882; the
      1891, he was pensioned ashore in January 1900, but was retained on the                      Soudan, 1884, and on the Nile Expedition of 1884-5 including the Battle of
      strength of the Royal Fleet Reserve as a Shipwright (Pensioner) until June                  Abu Klea. Withers was discharged in 1900 and became a Yeoman Warder.
      1905. Fisk died in Gillingham, Kent in January 1928.                                        The Meritorious Service Medal was awarded in 1911 as a Yeoman Warder at
                                                                                                  the Tower of London, one of only 22 non-immediate M.S.M.s awarded to the
908 Pair: Private W. O’Nulty, 3rd Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps.                            Regiment during the reign of Edward VIII. Withers served as Yeoman Warder
                                                                                                  until 5 Feb 1923 when he died at Richmond, Surrey.
    EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (1514 Pte., 3/ K. R. Rif:
    C.); KHEDIVE’S STAR 1882 GVF                                      £295                  915 Four: Commander W. H. S. Ball, Royal Navy.
                                                                                                EAST AND WEST AFRICA 1887-1900, 1 clasp, Benin 1897 (Mid. H.M.S.
909 Pair: Lance-Corporal C. Cornell, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards.                           Forte); 1914-15 STAR (Lt. Commr., R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
    EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (7069 L/Cpl., 2/ Grenr.                      MEDALS (Commr., R.N.), mounted as worn GVF                   £875
    Gds.); KHEDIVE’S STAR 1882, contact wear F                        £250
                                                                                                  William Henry Strickland Ball was born in Bristol on 16 Jul 1879 and was
      Charles Cornell was born in Thetford, Norfolk and attested for the Grenadier                appointed Midshipman into the Navy on 15 Oct 1895. During the Great War
      Guards at London on 10 Oct 1879. He died in service at Purbright Camp on                    he served on trawlers in the Firth Of Forth. Placed on the Retired List in 1922,
      28 Aug 1888, this being his complete entitlement.                                           he was appointed assistant Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Torpedo Range,
910 Three: Conductor George Hyatt, Commissariat and Transport                                     Weymouth the following year. He died in 1939.
    Staff                                                                                   916 Four: Chief Stoker H. Ryan, Royal Navy.
    EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, 2 clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (C. of                        EAST AND WEST AFRICA 1887-1900, 1 clasp, Benin 1897 (Sto., H.M.S.
    Sups. C. Hyatt, C & T. Staff) note incorrect initial; MERITORIOUS SERVICE                   Theseus); CHINA 1900, no clasp (Lg. Sto. 2 Cl., H.M.S. Goliath); BRITISH
    M EDAL , G.V.R., 2nd issue with fixed suspension (Condr. G. Hyatt,                          WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (279197 Ch. Sto., R.N.) first two with contact
    R.A.S.C.) official corrections to naming; KHEDIVE’S STAR 1884-86 NEF                        marks GVF                                                          £625
                                                                       £1100
                                                                                                  Henry Ryan was born in Sligo on 12 August 1875. A Labourer by occupation,
      Approximately 50 Commissariat and Transport Staff and Corps were present at                 he enlisted into the Royal Navy as a Stoker 2nd Class on 25 February 1895.
      Abu Klea, including 5 officers and 7 conductors of supplies. Conductor Hyatt                Whilst serving on the Theseus, January 1896 until July 1897, he saw service in
      served with No. 9 Company, C. & T.C., at Abu Klea, comprising of 2                          Benin and in June 1896 was promoted to Stoker. Whilst serving on the
      conductors and 23 other ranks.                                                              Goliath, he saw service in China and was advanced to Leading Stoker 2nd
                                                                                                  Class in July 1900 and to Leading Stoker 1st Class in April 1902. Further
      George Hyatt was born on the island of Malta and enlisted for the 1/1st                     advancement came when on Endymion, being promoted to Stoker Petty
      Regiment at Westminster on 17 December 1866, aged 14. Having risen to be                    Officer in July 1906 and Chief Stoker in January 1908. During the war years
      a Colour-Sergeant in his regiment, he transferred to the Gymnastic Staff as an              he served on Pyramus, May 1914 until August 1916; Pembroke II, August
      Instructor of Gymnastics in June 1877. He again transferred, in March 1881,                 1916 until February 1917, and Blanche, February 1917 until April 1919, after
      as a Conductor of Supplies to the Commissariat and Transport Staff, and later               which he was demobilised.
      the Army Service Corps, where he served until discharged with mania on 19
      April 1892. His Meritorious Service Medal was announced in Army Order 127 of
      1932.                                                                                 917 Six: Fleet Paymaster P. Ramsey, Royal Navy.
                                                                                                E AST AND WEST AFRICA 1887-1900, 2 clasps, Sierra Leone 1898-99
911 Pair: Private J. Burdall, King’s Royal Rifle Corps                                          (Asst: Paymr:, H.M.S. Fox); 1914-15 STAR (Ft. Payr., R.N.); BRITISH WAR
    EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, dated reverse, 2 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin                      AND VICTORY MEDALS, with M.I.D. emblem; Italy, AL VALORE MILITARE,
    1884 (3783 Pte., 3/K.R. Rif. C.); KHEDIVE’S STAR, 1882, contact marks                       silver (Pay: Commdr:, R.N. Dardanelles 1915); ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY,
    GVF                                                               £350                      bronze Successful Life Saving Medal (Philip Ramsey, R.N., 28th Nov.
      George John William Burdall joined the 60th Royal Rifles in April 1879 and was            1897), this complete with ribbon buckle and mounted as worn GVF
      posted to the 1st Battalion. In March 1881 Burdall was part of a draft of                 Sold with a companion set of miniatures.                          £2900
      1/60th men embarked on the S.S. Balmoral Castle despatched to South Africa
      to augment the 3rd Battalion which had suffered casualties in the First Boer
      War but arrived too late to participate in the conflict. In July 1881 the 60th
      King’s Royal Rifles were retitled the King’s Royal Rifle Corps. With the 3rd
      Battalion K.R.R.C. Burdall then served in Egypt, taking part in the battles of
      Kassassin, 9 September 1882, and Tel-el-Kebir, 13 September 1882. His next
      active service was in the Sudan, the 3rd Battalion K.R.R.C. disembarking at
      Trinkitat on 24 February 1884. He served there and at Suakin until September
      that year when he was posted to Cyprus, September 1884 until May 1886,
      after which he was posted to Gibraltar. He was discharged in 1889 having
      attained the rank of Corporal.




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918 Pair: Captain B. R. M. Glossop, 5th Dragoon Guards, who was                                922 Pair: Private A. Wilson, Seaforth Highlanders.
    Mentioned in Despatches for West Africa including the Niger                                    INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (3069
    operations of 1897-8; then in the Boer War, was severely                                       Pte., 2d Bn. Seaforth Highrs.); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp,
    wounded in action as Adjutant of the Imperial Light Horse                                      North West Frontier 1908 (Pte., 1st Bn. Sea. Highrs.) light contact wear
    during the regiment’s fierce engagement at Naauwpoort on 6th                                   GVF                                                                  £350
    January 1900.                                                                                    Private Alexander Wilson is additionally entitled to a QSA/KSA pair.
    EAST AND WEST AFRICA 1887-1900, 2 clasps, 1897-98, 1898 (Lieut., 5/
    Drgn: Gds.); QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony,                        923 Four: Major F. T. Duhan, 19th Punjabis, Indian Army, who was
    Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, S.A. 1901 (Capt., 5/                            killed in action near Ypres on 26th April 1915 - in this action
    Drgn. Gds.), mounted as worn NEF                                                               Jemadar Mir Dast of the 55th (Coke’s) Rifles, attached 57th, won
    Together with a companion set of miniatures.                 £2650                             the Victoria Cross, the first such award to an Indian rank of the
                                                                                                   Frontier Force.
      M.I.D. London Gazette 23 May 1899. For services with the West African
      Frontier Force.                                                                              INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98,
                                                                                                   Malakand 1897 (Lieut, 19th Punjab Infy.); TIBET 1903-04, no clasp (Capt.,
      Bertram Robert Mitford Glossop was born in 1870 and educated at Radley                       19th Punjabis); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West
      College. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant into the 3rd Battalion, Royal                    Frontier 1908 (Capt’n.) GVF                                       £2850
      Fusiliers in 1888 then joined the 5th Dragoon Guards in 1891; Major, 1910;                   Sold with two reproduced group photographs in which the recipient is
      retired 1920.                                                                                identified.
      He served in West Africa, 1897-98, including operations on the Niger for which
                                                                                                     M.I.D. London Gazette 1 Jan 1916. Major F. T. Duhan, 19th Punjabis, Indian
      he was mentioned in despatches. During the South African War he served as
                                                                                                     Army (killed).
      Adjutant of the Imperial Light Horse and was severely wounded during the
      fierce engagement at Naauwpoort on 6 Jan 1900, when the I.L.H. lost
                                                                                                     Major Francis Taylor Duhan was born in Calcutta on 3 Jan 1873, fourth son of
      Captain Yockney, Lieutenant Ormond and 20 o/rs killed, and Glossop with 27
                                                                                                     Harry Duhan of Douro Terrace, Jersey, and brother of Colonel W. W. T.
      o/rs wounded. During the Great War he remained at home and received a
                                                                                                     Duhan, R.A. He was educated at Bedford Grammar School, of which he was
      mention for valuable service. Major Glossop died at Woodbridge, Suffolk in
                                                                                                     head boy in 1892, and after passing through the R.M.C., Sandhurst, was
      1941.
                                                                                                     gazetted to the Unattached list of the Indian Army in October, 1894. He
      Sold with copied rolls confirming the clasp entitlement.
                                                                                                     carried out his training with the Hampshire regiment and joined the 24th
919 Four: Major R. J. P. Cox, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders,                                       Punjabis in Jan 1896, being afterwards transferred to the 19th Punjabis. He
    attached as Second in Command to the 8th Battalion, Gordon                                       was promoted Lieutenant in January 1897 and in that and the following year
    Highlanders, who was killed in action at Loos on 27th September                                  saw active service on the North West Frontier of India, being present at the
                                                                                                     Relief of Malakand and Chakdara, the action at Landakai, operations in
    1915.
                                                                                                     Bajaur, and in the Mamund county. Promoted Captain in Oct 1903, he saw
    INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 1 clasp Punjab Frontier 1897-8                                  service in Tibet and in 1908 was again on the North West Frontier, taking part
    (2/Lieut., 2nd Bn. Arg, & Suth’d Highrs.);1914-15 STAR (Major., A. & S.                          in operations in the Mohmand Country, for which he received his Majority.
    Highr.s); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Major) EF              £2950                           In early 1915 Major Duhan was attached to the 57th (Wilde’s) Rifles (Frontier
      Major Reginald John Ponsonby Cox was born in Edinburgh on 2 April 1874,                        Force), then serving in France and Flanders. During the Second Battle of
      son of Major John Ponsonby Cox and educated at Moffat and Haileybury                           Ypres in April 1915, the Germans breached the allied line by the first use of
      College. He was gazetted Second Lieutenant (from the Militia) into the Argyll                  poison gas in warfare, and the 57th were ordered up the the Ypres salient to
      and Sutherland Highlanders, 4 Dec 1895, and joined the regiment in India.                      plug the gap. On topping a small ridge some 700 yards from the German line
      Cox was promoted Lieutenant, 1 Dec 1897; Captain, 3 Jul 1901, and Major,                       they were met by a withering fire and Major Duhan, along with two other
      August 1915. He took part in the operations on the North West Frontier of                      British officers, was killed instantly.
      India, 1897-8, with the Tochi Field Force (Medal and clasp); was employed                      The battalion had gone into action with eight British officers, twelve Indian
      with the Egyptian Army, 29 Nov 1901 to 29 Jan 1908, and was Adjutant of                        officers and 560 rank and file. It came out with three British and three Indian
      the Territorial Force, 20 May 1909 to 26 Oct 1910. On the outbreak of the                      officers and 216 men. A photograph and obituary appear in The Bond of
      Great War he was sent to train the newly raised 10th Battalion, Argyll and                     Sacrifice, Vol.II and also in Jersey College Book of Remembrance.
      Sutherland Highlanders at Aldershot, and in April 1915 was appointed Second              924 Three: Private A. Edgecombe, Devon Regt.
      in Command of the 8th Gordons and went with them to the front in early May.
      He was killed in action while leading a successful attack on a portion of “Dump              INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98,
      Trench” during the advance to Loos on 27 Sept 1915. The Adjutant, Captain                    Tirah 1897-98 (4306 Pte., 1st Bn. Devon Regt.); QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA
      Maxwell wrote: “Colonel Wright put Major R. P. Cox in command of the                         1899-1902, 3 clasps, Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith, Belfast (4306
      battalion, 8th Gordons, which led the attack. Just as he was stepping into the               Pte., Devon Regt.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa
      trench, Major Cox was killed instantaneously,” and Private James Ireland, in a               1901, South Africa 1902 (4308 Pte., Devon Regt.) GVF              £750
      letter stated: “On 27 Sept I saw Major Cox, when word came down the line for                   Albert Edgecombe was born in Plymouth, Devon, and attested for the Devon
      all to be over them. The Major, in a hail of lead ran forward shouting: “Come,                 Regiment on 18 July 1895. He served in India from 9 Sept 1896 until 20 Sept
      Gordons, let them know what we are made of boys!, and away we went. The                        1899, the South Africa from 21 Sept 1899 until 18 Jan 1902. Having been
      Major acted like a hero all through until he fell.”                                            discharged in 1907, he was recalled for service in the Great War and served in
920 Three: Private W. Hall, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment.                                 France from 20 May 1915, later transferred into the Hampshire Regiment, and
    INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Punjab Frontier 1897-98                                was finally demobilised on 14 Apr 1919.
    (3962 Pte., 1st Bn. Ry. W. Kent Regt.); QUEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA                              925 Pair: Private P. J. Garlick, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire &
    1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Wittebergen, Transvaal (Pte., 2nd Rl.                        Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, who was killed in action on the
    W. Kent Regt.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa                            First Day of the Battle of Loos, 25th September 1915.
    1901, South Africa 1902 (Pte.) GVF                                £480                         INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98,
      William Hall was born in the parish of St. Pauls, Deptford, Kent and attested for            Tirah 1897-98 (4655 Pte. J., 2nd Bn. Oxf Lt. Infy.), mounted as worn;
      the Royal West Kent Regiment on 29 Nov 1893. He was discharged in 1905,                      1914-15 STAR (9533 Pte., Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
      this being his complete entitlement.                                                         MEDALS (Pte.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Percy James Garlick) NEF
921 Pair: Private W. Edwards, Rifle Brigade.                                                                                                                        £750
    INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Punjab Frontier 1897-98                                Percy James Garlick was born in Brittwell, Oxfordshire, and lived in Beckenham,
    (2755 Pte., 3d Bn. Rif. Bde.); QUEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2                                Kent. He served with the Oxford Light Infantry on the Punjab Frontier during
    clasps, Transvaal, S.A. 1902 (Pte., Rifle Brigade) the first with some                           1897-8, including the operations in Tirah, and rejoined for the Great War.
                                                                                                     Garlick served in France from 26 May 1915 and is commemorated on the Loos
    edge bruising VF                                                    £330
                                                                                                     Memorial.
      William Ernest Alfred Edwards was born in the parish of Islington, London and
      attested for the Rifle Brigade on 5 June 1893, aged 18. He is confirmed as               926 Pair: Farrier Rahim Baksh, 3rd Bombay Cavalry.
      having served in Indian during 1897-8 and South Africa in 1902. Edwards was                  INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98,
      discharged on 4 Jun 1905.                                                                    Tirah 1897-98 (1333 Sowar, 3rd Bo. Cavy.); CHINA 1900, no clasp (Farrier,
                                                                                                   3rd Bo. Lt. Cavy.) VF                                             £425




                                                                                          45
927 Four: Major W. Gibson, 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry.                              934 Four: Private J. Burns, Seaforth Highlanders.
    INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98,                           INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (3568
    Tirah 1897-98 (Lieut., 2d Bn. Durham Lt. Infy.), mounted as worn; 1914                        Pte., 2d Bn. Seaforth Highlrs.); QUEEN’S SUDAN 1896-98 (Pte., 1/ Sea.
    STAR (Capt., Durh: L. I.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Capt.), the                        Hrs.); QUEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony,
    first with small edge bruise NEF                                                              Paardeberg (3568 Pte., 2: Sea: Highrs:); KHEDIVE’S SUDAN 1896-1908, 2
    Sold with copies of various group photographs in which the recipient is                       clasps, The Atbara, Khartoum (Pte., “Sea” Highrs.) some light contact
    identified and a copy of an identification card complete with photograph                      wear GVF                                                         £1375
    of the recipient, dated 16 May 1916                                 £750                        Private John Burns was wounded at the Battle of Paardeberg on 18 Feb
      Major William Gibson served in France from 8 Sept 1914.                                       1900 and on 4 June was taken Prisoner of War at Swalkrantz.

928 Three: Colour-Sergeant F. A. Mihill, Essex Regiment, late                                 935 Four: 1st Class Shipwright C. R. Pope, Royal Navy.
    Northampton Regiment and Bombay, Baroda & Central India                                       QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, no clasp (Shipwt., H.M.S. Gibraltar);
    Railways Volunteers.                                                                          BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (340161 Shpt. 1 R.N.); ROYAL NAVY
    INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 3 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98,                           L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (Carp. Mate, H.M.S. Devonshire) NEF      £390
    Samana 1897, Tirah 1897-98 (3650 Lce. Corpl., 1st Bn. North’n Regt.);                           Charles Ratter Pope was born in the parish of Haddock, Sussex and joined
    BRITISH WAR MEDAL (18603 C.Sgt., Essex R.); ARMY LONG SERVICE AND                               the Navy on 29 May 1894, aged 20 and a carpenter by trade. He is confirmed
    GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, E.VII.R. (1st Cl. Sergt. Instr., 1st Bn. B.B. & C.I.R.                      as having served aboard H.M.S. Gibraltar during the South Africa Campaign
    Vols) GVF                                                           £475                        and received the L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1909. During the Great War, Pope saw
                                                                                                    sea service first aboard the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Argus from 1 July 1916 until
      Frederick Albert Mihill was born in Chatham, Kent and attested for the                        23 Dec 1917, and then again aboard H.M.S. London from 18 May 1918 until
      Northampton Regiment on 13 Dec 1891. Promoted Colour-Sergeant in 1903,                        his demobilisation on 22 May 1919.
      he transferred to the Indian Unattached List as 2nd Class Sergt. Instructor ,
      Calcutta Volunteer Rifles, in 1904, and then in 1908 to the Essex Regiment.             936 Four: Able Seaman F. D. Purnell, Royal Navy, who was killed when
      Discharged in 1913, he re-enlisted at Colaba, Bombay on 25 Jan 1915 and                     H.M.S. Hawke was torpedoed and sunk by the German
      served in India until the end of hostilities. This is confirmed as his complete             Submarine U-9 on 15th October 1914.
      entitlement.                                                                                Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, no clasp (A.B. H.M.S. Fearless);
929 Pair: Private T. Salisbury, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.                             1914-15 STAR (183408, A.B. R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
    Q UEEN ’S SUDAN 1896-98 (3160 Pte., 1/ Lin. R.); KHEDIVE ’S SUDAN                             (A.B. R.N.) GVF                                              £550
    1896-1908, 1 clasp, The Atbara (Pte.) VF                       £550                             Frederick David Purnell was born in Croydon, Surrey, and having passed
      Thomas Salisbury of Kirkdale, Liverpool attested for the Lincolnshire Regiment                through the Training Ship Mercury, joined the Navy as a Boy 2nd Class on 23
      on 12 Jul 1892, aged 19. He served on the Nile Expedition of 1898 and was                     Feb 1891, aged 18. He is confirmed as having served aboard H.M.S.
      discharged in 1904 on completion of his term of enlistment. He later saw                      Fearless during the South African Campaign and was killed when the cruiser
      overseas service during the Great War.                                                        H.M.S. Hawke was torpedoed and sunk by the German Submarine U-9 in the
                                                                                                    North Sea, on 15 Oct 1914. He is commemorated on the Chatham Memorial.
930 Three: Staff Sergeant A. P. Paddick, Royal Army Medical Corps.
    QUEEN’S SUDAN 1896-98 (8187 Cpl., R.A.M.C.); ARMY LONG SERVICE AND                        937 Four: Petty Officer H. H. Watts, Royal Navy.
    G OOD CONDUCT MEDAL, E.VII.R. (S.Sgt., R.A.M.C.);KHEDIVE’S SUDAN                              QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, no clasp (Qd: Sig: H.M.S. Thetis);
    1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum (Corpl., R.A.M.C.) light contact wear GVF                        1914-15 STAR (188014 P.O. 1 R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
                                                                       £590                       (P.O.1) GVF                                                   £275
      Arthur Percy Paddick was born in the parish of Marylebone, London and                         Henry Herbet Watts from Croydon, Surrey, joined the Navy on his 18th
      attested for the Medical Staff Corps on 31 Oct 1885, aged 18. He was                          birthday, 22 Apr 1898. He is confirmed as having served aboard H.M.S. Thetis
      discharged following over 21 years service having received the L.S. & G.C.                    during the Boer War and was invalided from service on 4 Nov 1914.
      Medal in April 1907. This is confirmed as his complete entitlement.                     938 Five: Stoker Petty-Officer G. McDermott, Royal Navy.
931 Six: Colonel J. H. E. Austin, Royal Army Medical Corps.                                       QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, no clasp (Sto., H.M.S. Naiad); AFRICA
    Q UEEN ’S SUDAN 1896-98 (Capt., R.A.M.C.); QUEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA                              GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1902-04 (Sto. H.M.S.
    1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal, Wittebergen (Capt.,                              Pomone); 1914-15 STAR (296064, L.Sto., R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND
    R.A.M.C.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps (Major, R.A.M.C.) this                       VICTORY MEDALS (S.P.O.), contact wear VF                        £485
    last additionally engraved, ‘Attd. 2/Gren. Gds.’; BRITISH WAR MEDAL                             George McDermott of Greenock, Renfrewshire, joined the Navy on 2 Oct
    1914-20 (Col.); CORONATION 1911, silver; KHEDIVE’S SUDAN 1896-1908, 1                           1900, aged 19. He served aboard the battleship H.M.S. Monarch of the 2nd
    clasp, Khartoum (Captn., R.A.M.C. 1898), mounted for wear GVF £1250                             Battle Squadron, Grand Fleet during the Great War and was present at the
                                                                                                    Battle of Jutland, 31 May 1916. McDermott was pensioned on 1 Oct 1922.
      John Henry Edward Austin was born at Broughton, near Chester on 25 May
      1863. Qualifying as a M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. at Edinburgh, he entered the                939 Pair: Lieutenant-Commander J. C. S. Hughes, Royal Navy.
      R.A.M.C. as a Surgeon-Captain on 28 July 1891. He served in the campaign                    Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut:, R.N. H.M.S.
      in the Sudan under Kitchener in 1898. In the Boer War he took part in the                   Pelorus); AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland
      operations in the Orange Free State and in the actions of Biddulphsberg and                 1902-04 (Lieut., H.M.S. Redbreast) GVF                     £580
      Wittebergen. For his services he was mentioned in despatches and received
      special promotion to Major on 29 November 1900. He was advanced to                            James Cecil Skinner Hughes was born in Richmond, Surrey on 21 Jun 1876.
      Lieutenant-Colonel in May 1912 and to Colonel in March 1915. Colonel Austin                   He was commissioned Midshipman in 1892, promoted Sub Lieutenant, 1896;
      served with the B.E.F. in France from 1914 and died in London on 26 May                       Lieutenant, 1898: and Lieut-Commander, 1906, in which year he was placed
      1917. He is interred in the East Finchley Cemetery.                                           on the Retired List at his own request. He is confirmed as having served
                                                                                                    aboard the 3rd Class cruiser H.M.S. Pelorus during the Boer War and H.M.S.
932 Four: Private A. Stokes, Rifle Brigade                                                          Redbreast during the Somaliland 1902-04 operations. This confirmed as his
    QUEEN’S SUDAN 1896-98 (3763 Pte., 2/R. Bde.); QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA                              complete entitlement.
    1899-1902, 2 clasps, Natal, Transvaal (3763 Pte., Rifle Brigade); KING’S
    SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps (3763 Pte., Rifle Brigade); KHEDIVE’S                      940 Five: Private C. E. Smith, Rifle Brigade.
    S UDAN 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum, unnamed, edge bruising and                               QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Transvaal (6410 Pte., Rifle
    contact marks VF                                                   £750                       Brigade); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901,
                                                                                                  South Africa 1902 (Pte.); 1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (6410 Pte., 3/ Rif. Bde.);
933 Pair: Private W. Richards, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade, who was                              B RITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Pte.), the last with attempted
    wounded in action near Bankpan on 25th June 1901.                                             naming erasure GVF                                                   £390
    QUEEN’S SUDAN 1896-98 (4530 Pte., 2/ R. Bde.); QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA                             Private Charles Smith embarked for France on 10 Sept 1914.
    1899-1902, 3 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith, Laing’s Nek, Belfast (Pte.)
    GVF                                                              £650                     941 Pair: Private T. Riches, Kimberley Town Guard.
                                                                                                  QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Defence of Kimberley (Pte.,
      William Richards was born in the parish of Bebington, near the town of                      Kimberley Town Gd.); MAYOR OF KIMBERLEY’S STAR 1899-1900, 1 clasp,
      Birkenhead, Cheshire, and attested for the Rifle Brigade on 22 Jun 1896.
      After service in the Nile Expedition of 1898, he served during the occupation of            reverse hallmark with date letter ‘a’, complete with top bar EF £485
      Crete from October 1898 to October 1899, and proceeded directly to South
      Africa. Richards was wounded in action near Bankpan on 25 Jun 1901,
      returned home on 24 Sept 1902 and was discharged on 21 Jun 1912.


                                                                                         46
942 Five: Lieutenant-Colonel A. R. Sargeaunt, commanding 14th                               949 Pair: Captain A. M. Mac G. Bell, Royal Scots Fusiliers, who died of
    Division, Royal Engineers, who was killed in action near Ypres                              wounds on 28th April 1918.
    on 21st July 1915.                                                                          QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 contemporary copy clasps, Cape
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony Capt., R.E.);                          Colony, S.A. 1902 Lieut., A. & S. Highrs.); 1914 STAR (Capt., R. Sco.
    KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa                      Fus.) GVF                                                        £550
    1902 (Capt.); 1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (Major, R.E.); BRITISH WAR AND                            Alexander Murray MacGregor Bell was born in Weymouth on 4 September
    VICTORY MEDALS, with M.I.D. oak leaf (Bt. Lt. Col.), the earlier awards                       1880, the second son of William Bell of Stirling, late Lieutenant-Colonel, 56th
    with light contact wear, generally NEF                             £1250                      Regiment. Educated at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Kingston and
    Sold with a reproduced portrait photograph of the recipient as published                      Stirling High School, he was gazetted into the 3rd (Militia) Battalion Argyll &
    in the De Ruvigny Roll of Honour and two black and white photographs of                       Sutherland Highlanders on 30 December 1901. With them he served in South
    the recipient’s grave.                                             £1700                      Africa and was awarded the Queen’s medal with two clasps. He was gazetted
                                                                                                  into the Royal Garrison Artillery in February 1903 and was transferred to the
      M.I.D. London Gazette 17 Feb 1915 and 22 Jun 1916.                                          Dorset Regiment in May 1905. He was promoted to Lieutenant and
                                                                                                  transferred to the Royal Scots Fusiliers in January 1907 and advanced to
      Lieutenant Arthur Frederick Sargeaunt was born in Bombay on 1 Nov 1870,                     Captain in May 1912. From May 1904 to May 1905 he was A.D.C. to the
      the son of Colonel R. A. Sargeaunt of Apsley Guise, Beds., late Royal                       Governor of Natal and was Superintendent Gymnasia, Scottish Command,
      Engineers. He was educated at Marlborough College and the Royal Military                    February 1913 until November 1914, when he rejoined his battalion in
      Academy, from which he obtained his commission in the Royal Engineers in                    Flanders. He was appointed Adjutant in December 1914. Captain Bell was
      February 1890. He served in the Boer War and on 8 Sept 1914 left for France                 wounded at Ypres on 19 February 1918 and died of his wounds in London
      in command of a Field Company; was subsequently appointed to command                        on 28 April 1918 and was buried in All Saints Cemetery, Kensall Green,
      the 14th Division and was killed in action near Ypres on 31 Jul 1915.                       London. He was mentioned in Field Marshal Sir John French’s despatch of 31
      Lieutenant Colonel Sargeaunt was 44 and is interred in the Brandhoek Military               May 1915.
      Cemetery, Belgium.
943 Six: Chief Petty Officer A. Neal, H.M.S. Terrible, Royal Navy.                                The officer commanding his battalion, writing to his parents, said of him, ‘The
                                                                                                  regiment was moving across some open ground under heavy shell fire, and
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Natal (152273, P.O. 1 Cl.
                                                                                                  your son and I were together at the moment we were both knocked over. He
    H.M.S Terrible); CHINA 1900, no clasp (P.O.1 Cl. H.M.S. Terrible);                            was hit on the back and right arm. I can only assure you that his gallantry and
    1914-15 STAR (C.P.O.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (C.P.O.);                               devotion to duty has been most marked’.
    ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (P.O.1 Cl., H.M.S. Britannia), surname
    corrected on the first, rank corrected on the second GVF             £950               950 Four: Rev. Frederick Wilmot Bennitt, who led the R.A.O.B.
                                                                                                Memorial Service at Cardington for the dead of airship ‘R.101’.
      Alfred Neal was born in the parish of Panbridge, Forfar and joined the Navy
      on 2 Aug 1892. He was drafted to Terrible on 29 Jun 1899 and he is                        QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa
      confirmed as having landed with the Naval Brigade during the Boer War and                 1902 (Rev. F. W. Bennitt) with silver brooch bar GVF
      also served in the China 1900 campaign. Neal received the L.S. & G.C. Medal               Sold with the recipient’s R.A.O.B. Jewel, silver-gilt and enamel,
      in 1908 and was demobilised following the Great War on 17 Mar 1919.                       hallmarks for Birmingham 1932, reverse inscribed, ‘Presented to Bro.
      An extract from The Commission of J.M.S. Terrible states: “Feb 12th: Lieut.               The Rev. Frederick Bennitt CP by the Swan Lodge No.6397 Certified on
      Dooner, Midshipman Kirby, Petty Officer Neal left “Terrible” with fifty seaman            the 21 June 1933’, with brooch bar, inscribed, ‘Swan Lodge No.6397’;
      and two field guns for Zululand by coast railway to terminus; then crossed                Prize Medallions (2), 57mm., silver, obverse: presentation of a charter to
      mouth of Tugela, nearby and marched to Eshowe, 28 miles distant. There                    the king, in exergue, ‘Edwardvs Rex Lib. Schol. Brimicham Fvndator
      they joined the composite force protecting the province from Boer incursions.”            A.D. MDLII’, reverse: inscribed, in raised letters, ‘Studio Fallente
944 Pair: Bandsman A. Bridle, Kimberley Volunteer Regiment.                                     Laborem, Praemium in Gymnasio Meritum’, engraved, ‘F. W. Bennitt
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Defence of Kimberley (102                          1891’; another, engraved, ‘F. W. Bennitt 1892’, and original newspaper
    Bandsman, Kimberley Vol: Regt.); MAYOR OF KIMBERLEY ’S ST A R                               cuttings relating to the Memorial Service, including one with a picture of
    1899-1900, 1 clasp, reverse hallmark with date letter ‘a’, mounted                          Rev. Bennitt officiating at the service.                             £920
    court-style for display lacking top bar, some contact marks VF £525                           Frederick Wilmot Bennitt was educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge and
                                                                                                  gained a B.A. in 1895 and M.A. in 1899. He was ordained a Deacon in 1896
945 Three: Gunner J. Mason, 23rd Division, Royal Garrison Artillery.                              and a Priest in 1897 at Rochester, Kent. He was Curate of St. Margaret’s,
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Defence of Kimberley (7766                           Plumstead, 1896-98 and then of Rugby, 1898-1901 and 1902-03. During the
    Gnr:, 23rd W.D., R.G.A.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, SOUTH AFRICA                           Boer War he served as an Acting Chaplain to the Forces, 1901-02. The Rev.
    1901, SOUTH AFRICA 1902 (Gnr., R.G.A.); MAYOR OF KIMBERLEY’S STAR                             Bennitt was then Curate of Hagbourne, 1903-05 and of Buxton, 1905-06. He
    1899-1900, reverse hallmark with date letter ‘a’, lacking top bar, initial                    then served as Rector of Bletchley, 1906-34 but served in the R.A.M.C. during
    shown as ‘I’ on the second GVF                                      £650                      1918-19. Bennitt was appointed the Rural Dean of Bletchley, 1923-34, after
                                                                                                  which he was Vicar of East Peckham, 1934-42 and Curate of Sunninghill,
      Only 96 Medals and clasps were awarded to the 14th and 23rd Divisions,                      1943-45.
      Royal Garrison Artillery, of which 24 are believed to have been issued to the
      latter unit.                                                                                The R.101 was a British rigid airship completed in 1929 as part of the Imperial
946 Three: Quartermaster-Sergeant A. W. Holloway, Royal Engineers.                                Airship Scheme. The airship crashed on 5 October 1930 in France on its
                                                                                                  maiden overseas flight. The R.101 departed its shed at Cardington,
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Wittebergen
                                                                                                  Bedfordshire, on 4 October, for a flight to Karachi, British India, with an
    (21040 Q.M.Sjt., R.E.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South                          intended fuel stop at Ismailia, Egypt. However, when travelling at a low altitude
    Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Engr: Clk: Q. M. Sjt.); ARMY LONG                             in poor weather over France the next day, the R.101 hit the ground near the
    SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, E.VII.R. (Q.M.Serjt.) GVF       £395                          Beauvais Ridge and burst into flames - 46 of the 54 passengers and crew
      Alfred William Holloway was born in the parish of Arkeswell, Dorset and                     were killed immediately and 2 others died later in hospital. The loss of 48 dead
      attested for the Royal Engineers at Southampton 11 Jun 1886, aged 19. His                   surpassed that of the Hindenburg disaster of 1937. The tragic loss of the
      overseas service included Mauritius and South Africa in 1891 and then South                 R.101 effectively ended British involvement with rigid airships.
      Africa from 12 Mar 1900 until 14 Mar 1907. Holloway was awarded the LS &
      GC Medal in 1904 and was released from the Army on 14 Jun 1907.                             A special memorial to the dead of the R.101 was held by the Royal
                                                                                                  Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes in the airship’s shed at Cardington on Sunday
947 Pair: Private C. J. McDonald, Royal Army Medical Corps.                                       16 November 1930. The memorial service, led by the Rev. Frederick Bennitt,
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                            was attended by some 7,000 R.A.O.B. members, in remembrance of the many
    State (12687 Pte., R.A.M.C.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps,                          victims of the disaster who were members of the Order.
    South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Pte.) VF                  £175
948 Three: Shoeing-Smith W. Thorley, 2nd late 5th Dragoons.                                 951 Three: Sergeant D. McNeill, Highland Light Infantry.
    Q UEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Natal, Transvaal (4626                           QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Wittebergen
    Pte., 5th Dragoon Guards); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps,                           (4111 Cpl., 1st High. L.I.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South
    South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Shg: Sth, 5th Drgn: Gds.); AFRICA                     Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Serjt., Highland L.I.); ARMY LONG SERVICE
                                                                                                AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, E.VII.R. (Sjt., H.L.I.), mounted as worn GVF
    G ENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1902-04 (Shg: Sth:,
    Drgn. Gds.), the last rare to the regiment, minor edge bruising and                                                                                              £430
    contact marks VF                                                  £775
      Shoeing-Smith W. Thorley is one of only two men of the 2nd Dragoon Guards
      to receive the A.G.S., clasp Somaliland 1902-04.

                                                                                       47
952 Pair: Private T. Jones, 19th Hussars.                                                   959 Pair: Stoker R. C. Evans, Royal Navy.
    Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith,                           QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of
    Belfast (4081 Pte., 19/Hrs.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps                         Ladysmith (282344 Sto:, H.M.S. Terrible); CHINA 1900, no clasp (Sto.,
    (4081 Pte., 19th Hussars) EF                                    £290                        H.M.S. Terrible) GVF                                            £850
      Thomas Jones was born in Catford, Kent. A Baker by occupation, he attested                  Robert Caswallon Evans was born in the parish of Camberwell, London and
      for the Corps of Hussars at Woolwich on 1 October 1894, aged 18 years, 11                   joined the Navy on 12 Apr 1896. He was drafted to Terrible on 24 Mar 1898
      months. Posted to the 19th Hussars, he served in India, September                           and he is confirmed as having landed with the Naval Brigade during the Boer
      1895-October 1899 and in South Africa, October 1899-October 1902.                           War, taking part in the operations in Tugela Heights and in the Relief of
      Returning home, he was transferred to the Army Reserve on 5 November                        Ladysmith. On the same ship he served in the Third China War. He was
      1902 and was discharged on 30 September 1906.                                               drafted from Terrible in 1902 and was discharged, ‘time expired’, on 2 Apr
                                                                                                  1908, this being his complete entitlement.
953 Five: Corporal W. Whitworth, Military Mounted Police, late
    Norfolk Regiment and later Army Service Corps.                                          960 Five: Quartermaster & Lieutenant F. G. Payne, Nigeria Regiment,
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                          late Royal Army Medical Corps.
    State (3955 Cpl., Norfolk Regt.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps,                    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of
    South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Corpl., Norfolk Regt.); 1914 STAR,                    Ladysmith (7662 S.Sgt., R.A.M.C.); 1914-15 STAR (Lieut., Nig. R.);
    WITH CLASP (P-142 Cpl., M.M.P.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                             BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Q.M. & Lieut.); ARMY LONG SERVICE
    (T3-024776 Pte. A.S.C.) GVF                                         £450                    AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, E.VII.R. (7662 S.Sgt., R.A.M.C.) EF   £475
      William Whitworth served in France with the Military mounted Police from 4 Oct              Francis George Payne attested for the Royal Army Medical Corps on 15 Feb
      1914 and later transferred into the Army Service Corps. He was discharged                   1887 and served in South Africa from 24 Aug 1899 until 5 Jul 1900. He was
      form the Army in 1916 and received a Silver War Badge.                                      discharged from the Army on 30 Jun 1911, having received the L.S. & G.C.
                                                                                                  Medal in April 1910. Recalled for the Great War, Payne served in France with
954 Six: Warrant Officer E. G. Campkin, Royal Fusiliers, late Royal                               80th Field Ambulance and later with the Nigeria Regiment
    Berkshire Regiment, who as a Boy aged 16 must have been one
    of the youngest of his Royal Berkshire Regiment to serve in the                         961 Pair: Sergeant J. F. McCarthy, Thorneycroft’s Mounted Infantry,
    Boer War.                                                                                   later Army Pay Corps.
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                          QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of
    State (5237 Boy., 2: R. Berks: R.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2                          Ladysmith (569 O. R. Sergt.., Thorneycroft’s M.I.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA
    clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Pte., Rl. Berks R.);                          1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3569 Serjt.,
    1914-15 STAR (SR-10 Sjt., R. Fus.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                          A.P.C.) GVF                                                        £295
    (C. Sjt.); ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, G.V.R., 1ST                        962 Pair: Private H. Parmenter, Inniskilling Dragoons.
    ISSUE (W.O.Cl. II, R. Fus.) contact wear and edge bruising VF  £475                         QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
      Edwin George Campkin was born in the parish of Welwyn, Herefordshire and                  State, Johannesburg (5047 Corpl., 6/ Drgns.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA
      attested for the Royal Berkshire Regiment at London on 4 Nov 1897, aged                   1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Pte., Innis:
      14. He served in South Africa from 1899 until 1902 and was discharged in                  Drgns.) GVF
      Meerut, India on 30 Nov 1912,                                                             Together with the two related London County Council school attendance
955 Three: Sergeant T. Taylor, Rifle Brigade.                                                   medals, both named ‘H. Parmenter’.                               £295
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Transvaal, Cape Colony
    (2791 Sgt., Rifle Brigade); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South                963 Pair: Private E. Thorpe, Royal Scots.
    Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Serjt., Rifle Brigade); ARMY LONG SERVICE                   QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
    AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (Sjt.) light contact wear
                                                                                                State, Belfast (3787 Pte., Rl: Scots.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2
    GVF                                                                 £375                    clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902                     £235
      Thomas Taylor was born in the parish of Woodford, Essex and attested for the          964 Five: Lieutenant-Colonel B. W. Longhurst, Royal Army Medical
      Rifle Brigade in 1893, aged 18. He served in South Africa from 3 Sept 1900                Corps.
      until 24 Sept 1902 and was discharged following 21 years service on 11 Jun                QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal,
      1914.                                                                                     Wittebergen (Capt., R.A.M.C.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps,
956 Three: Sergeant W. Walker, Rifle Brigade.                                                   South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Capt.); 1914 STAR (Major,
    Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith,                           R.A.M.C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Lt. Col.) GVF         £750
    Cape Colony (6281 Pte., Rifle Brigade); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                               Bell Wilmott Longhurst was born in the parish of St. Giles, London in 1867 and
    MEDALS (38745 Sjt., Rif. Brig.) GVF                                                           served in the British Salonika Force during the Great War.
    Sold with the recipient’s WW1 dog tags and original pass for the Isle of
                                                                                            965 Three: Private W. Adam, Royal Scots Fusiliers, late Orderly,
    Sheppey.                                                          £290
                                                                                                Scottish Hospital.
957 Four: Captain A. G. M. Graham, 6th Battalion, Worcester Regiment,                           QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
    attached 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, who                                State, S.A. 1902 (Ord:, Scottish Hos:); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
    was killed in action on 22nd December 1914.                                                 (51994 Pte., R. S. Fus.) NEF                                     £425
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, S.A. 1902                              William Adam was born in the parish of Barony, near Glasgow, Lanarkshire and
    (Lieut: Worc. Regt.); 1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (Capt., Worc. R.); BRITISH                        served with the Scottish Hospital in South Africa during 1899 and 1900.
    WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Capt.) GVF                                                            Having returned to the U.K. and following his discharge, he attested for
    Together with his brother’s medal:                                                            service in the Imperial Yeomanry on 9 Jan 1902 and served as a Sergeant
    BRITISH WAR MEDAL (A.A.322 M. G. A. Graham, A.B., R.N.V.R.) NEF                               with the 141st (Fincastle’s Horse) Company in South Africa from 19 Apr 1902
                                                                                                  to 18 Oct 1902. Adam was discharged on 26 Oct 1902 and following the
    Sold with copied photographs of the brothers.                   £2500
                                                                                                  outbreak of the Great War volunteered for service with the Royal Scots
      Captain Alec George Malcolm Graham of The Orchards, Norton, Worcester                       Fusiliers, serving overseas with this regiment after 1 Jan 1916.
      first entered the 6th Battalion in December 1901 and served in the South
      African War, being present at operations in Cape Colony from January to May,          966 Pair: Private P. Ryan, Leinster Regiment
      1902. He obtained his Captaincy in Aug 1914 and served with the                           QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
      Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders attached to the 1st Loyal North                State, Transvaal (5962 Pte., Leinster Regt.); KING ’S SOUTH AFRICA
      Lancashire Regiment from 9 Nov 1914 and was killed in in the trenches                     1901-02, 2 clasps (5962 Pte., Leinster Regt.)
      opposite the Rue De L’Opinette near La Touret on 22 Dec 1914 Captain                       GVF                                                          £290
      Graham is commemorated on Le Touret Memorial.
      Able Seaman Malcolm George Alec Graham served at home on anti-aircraft                967 Four: Private J. Perry, 1st A.M.S.C., Army Service Corps, late Duke
      duties and died in 1952.                                                                  of Edinburgh’s Own Volunteer Rifles.
958 Pair: Private J. Frith, Scottish Rifles.                                                    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps (1158 Tpr., D.E.O.V.R.);
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of                         1914 STAR , WITH CLASP (M1-6327 Pte., A.S.C.); BRITISH WAR A N D
    Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (3606 Pte., Scottish Rifles); KING’S                      VICTORY MEDALS (Pte.) GVF
    SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902                        Together with the recipient’s ‘London Division Head Quarters - Andenken
    (Pte.) GVF                                                       £285                       an das Rheinland’ embossed commemorative brass cigarette case. £325
                                                                                                  Joseph Perry saw service in France from 20 Oct 1914.
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968 Pair: Private T. Culyer, Royal Dragoons,                                                 976 Five: Sergeant W. Cossey, Rifle Brigade.
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal,                            Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith,
    Laing’s Nek (4531 Pte., 1/ Rl. Drgns.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2                       Transvaal, Orange Free State (5918 Pte., Rifle Brigade); KING’S SOUTH
    clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Pte.) GVF           £275                       AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Pte.);
                                                                                                 1914 STAR (5918 Sjt., 2/ Rif. Brig.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
969 Four: Private T. E. Marsh, 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade, who died of                         (Sjt.) GVF                                                       £475
    wounds on 5th August 1915.
                                                                                                   William Cossey of Norwich, Norfolk, attested for the Rifle Brigade at Great
    Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela
                                                                                                   Yarmouth on 6 Jun 1898. He served in South Africa from 3 Sept 1900 until 3
    Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (1865 Pte., Rifle Brigade); 1914-15 STAR                          May 1902, and then with the B.E.F. in France, from 5 Nov 1914 until 8 May
    (B-924 Pte., Rif. Brig:); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Pte.), initial                       1915. Cossey was demobilised on 17 Dec 1919.
    incorrectly give as S on the star NEF
    Together with the forwarding letters for the Great War awards.   £450                    977 Pair: Private C. H. Austin, Kimberley Town Guard.
                                                                                                 Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Defence of Kimberley,
      Thomas Edward Marsh was born at Hoxton, London and attested for the Rifle
      Brigade on 24 Nov 1891. He served in South Africa from 28 Oct 1899 until 17                Transvaal, S.A. 1901 (Pte., Kimberley Town Gd.)top clasps attached by
      Sept 1900 and was discharged on 23 Nov 1903. Marsh was recalled for the                    wire; MAYOR OF KIMBERLEY’S STAR 1899-1900, 3 clasps, reverse hallmark
      Great War and died of wounds received in action at Ypres on 5 Aug 1915. He                 with date letter ‘a’, top bar engraved ‘C. H. Austin’ GVF
      was 42 and is interred in the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.                     Sold with small piece shell shrapnel, one face polished and engraved
                                                                                                 ‘Kimberley Siege 1899-1900.                                      £585
970 Pair: Corporal W. J. Field, Northampton Regiment.
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                       978 Three: Private W. H. Shortridge, 9th Lancers
    State, Transvaal (2034 Pte., Northampton Regt.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA                         QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
    1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Corpl.) official                    State, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4475 Pte. W. Shortridge, 9th
    correction to initials on first GVF                                 £250                     Lancers); 1914-15 STAR (L-6137 Pte. W. H. Shortridge, 9th Lrs.); VICTORY
      William James Field was born in the parish of Rushden, near the town of                    MEDAL 1914-19 (L-6137 Pte., 9-Lrs.) GVF                             £235
      Wellingborough, Northamptonshire and served in South Africa from 17 Mar
      1900 until 17 Aug 1905                                                                 979 Three: Private C. Winter, 9th Lancers
                                                                                                 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
971 Pair: Major R. Ommanney, Royal Engineers, who was killed in                                  State, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4488 Pte., 9th Lancers);
    action on 31st October 1914 whilst attached as G.S.O.3, 2nd                                  1914 STAR, WITH COPY CLASP (4488 Pte., 9/Lrs.); BRITISH WAR MEDAL
    Division Staff.                                                                              1914-20 (L-4488 Pte., 9-Lrs.) VF                               £290
    CORONATION 1902, SILVER; QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps,
    Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (Lieut., R.E.), mounted                 980 Four: Major B. S. J. McMurray, 108th Indian Infantry, attached
    as worn and contained in fitted case by Spink & Son EF             £875                      South Persia Rifles, late Leinster Regiment, who died on 12th
      Major Rupert Ommanney was 36 and is interred in the Ypres Town Cemetery                    June 1918
      Extension, France.                                                                         QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
                                                                                                 State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (2 Lieut., Leins. R.) correction to
972 Pair: Private F. Niblock/Hiblock, 17th Lancers.                                              middle initial; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Major); DELHI DURBAR
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                           1911 (Captn. 108th Infy.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Bertie Stedman
    State, Transvaal (3854 Pvte. F. Niblock, 17/Lcrs.) correction to naming;                     Joseph MacMurray) GVF                                              £950
    K ING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps (3854 Pte. F. Hiblock, 17th
                                                                                                   Bertie Stedman Joseph McMurray was born on 27 October 1880. Embodied
    Lancers) first with some edge bruising VF                          £295                        with the Militia, 3 May-11 December 1900 and attached to a regular battalion,
                                                                                                   7 May-16 August 1901. Commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the Leinster
973 Three: Private E. Weedon, Rifle Brigade, late Royal West Kent
                                                                                                   Regiment on 29 January 1902 and served in the Boer War. Promoted a
    Regiment.                                                                                      Lieutenant in the Leinster Regiment on 11 May 1904, he transferred to the
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal,                              Indian Army in May 1905, being appointed to the 108th Infantry. McMurray
    Wittebergen (2494 Pte., 2nd Rl. W. Kent Regt.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA                            was promoted to Captain in March 1912. As a Major he served throughout the
    1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Corpl.); BRITISH                      Great War in East Africa and Mesopotamia. He died on 12 June 1918 whilst
    WAR MEDAL (746 Pte., Rif. Brig.), mounted as worn GVF              £325                        on attachment to the South Persia Rifles. He was buried in the Tehran War
                                                                                                   Cemetery.
      Ernest Weedon was born in the town of Glamorgan and joined the Royal
      West Kent Regiment at Maidstone on 23 Feb 1889. He served in South Africa              981 Four: Sergeant R. Green, Royal Engineers.
      from 16 Mar 1900 until 26 Feb 1902 and was discharged on 27 Feb 1912.                      QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
      Resident in the Old Kent Road, London, Weedon volunteered for service on                   State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (29269 Dvr., R.E.); QUEEN’S SOUTH
      31 Aug 1914 and was posted to the 20th Battalion, London Regiment. He
      transferred into the 18th Battalion, Rifle Brigade on 22 Oct 1915 and served in            A FRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State,
      India from 26 Nov 1915 until 6 May 1919. Weedon was discharged at home                     Transvaal (29269 Dvr., R.E.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (31361
      on 4 Jun 1919, this is confirmed as his complete entitlement.                              Sjt., R.E.) GVF and a scarce double issue of the QSA               £350
                                                                                                   Driver Robert Green served in both the Searchlight Section and the 45th
974 Pair: Corporal W. Neale, Army Ordnance Corps.
                                                                                                   Company, Royal Engineers during the Boer War. The medal rolls for both units
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                             show entitlement to the clasps for Cape Colony, Orange Free State and
    State, Transvaal (3828 Pte., A.O.C.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2                           Transvaal, however only the 45th Company roll shows additional entitlement to
    clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Corpl., A.O.C.), surname                         the Relief of Ladysmith clasp. This would suggest that both units
    spelt Neal on the first, light contact wear VF                                                 independently issued Driver Green with a Q.S.A. medal.
    These attractively mounted into a carved wooden shield in the form of                          Robert Green was born in India and attested for the Royal Engineers at
    the A.O.C. badge, and set with a pair of A.O.C. brass shoulder titles and                      Fakenham, Norfolk on 19 Sept 1895. He served in South Africa from 14 Nov
    collar dogs; two brass cap badges; K.S.L.I. cap badge, and brass collar                        1899 until 5 Sept 1903, and was discharged having completed his term of
    dog. Sold with four original WW1 period photographs of the recipient in                        enlistment on 18 Sept 1911. Recalled for service during the Great War, he
                                                                                                   embarked for France on 26 Oct 1914. He is additionally entitled to a King’s
    the uniform, as K.S.L.I. and later C.E.F.                           £350
                                                                                                   South Africa Medal and 1914 star.
      William Neale served in South Africa during the Boer War with the Army
      Ordnance Corps after which he emigrated to Canada. The photographs                     982 Three: Serjeant J. Wilding, 13th Hussars
      indicate the he served in both the British Army and C.E.F. during the Great                QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Tugela Heights, Orange
      War and is pictured wearing a ‘wound stripe’ on his uniform.                               Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (2747 Serjt., 13/Hussars);
                                                                                                 K ING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps (2747 Serjt., 13th Hussars);
975 Pair: Private F. R. Richardson, Devon Regiment.
                                                                                                 ARMY L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (2747 Sjt., 13/Hrs.) GVF             £425
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Elandslaagte, Defence of
    Ladysmith, Belfast (3920 Pte., Devon Regt.); KING ’S SOUTH AFRICA                              John Wilding was born in Hampshire. Under the alias of ‘Henry Knowlton’, he
    1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Pte.) contact                         attested for the 13th Hussars at Manchester on 3 June 1887, aged 20 years
                                                                                                   1 month. With the 13th Hussars he served in South Africa, November
    marks GVF                                                         £550
                                                                                                   1899-October 1902. Awarded the Army Long Service Medal in October 1907,
                                                                                                   he was discharged on the termination of his second period of engagement on
                                                                                                   30 July 1908. On 23 September 1914 he attested for the Army Reserve
                                                                                                   (Special Reserve), this time listing his place of birth in Radnorshire. Posted to
                                                                                                   the Reserve Cavalry, he served at home until discharged in February 1919.
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983 Pair: Corporal W. G. Courtness, Rifle Brigade.                                             990 Five: Captain W. T. C. Davidson, 1st Battalion, Dorset Regiment,
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Transvaal, Cape Colony,                              who was killed in action at Givenchy on 13th October 1914.
    Orange Free State, S.A. 1902 (8164 Pte., Rifle Bde.); ARMY LONG                                QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Tugela Heights, Orange
    SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (Cpl., Rif. Bde.)                            Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (Lieut., Dorset
    NEF                                                             £285                           Rgt.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South
                                                                                                   Africa 1902 (Lt.); 1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (Capt., Dorset: R.); BRITISH WAR
984 Four: Sergeant W. S. Fry, 5th Dragoon Guards and later                                         AND VICTORY MEDALS (Capt.) NEF                                      £2850
    Buckinghamshire Home Guard, who died in service on 7th July
                                                                                                     William Thomas Chorley Davidson was born on 5 Jan 1875 and educated at
    1940.
                                                                                                     Marlborough. He joined the Dorset Regiment at a 2nd Lieutenant from the
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Elandslaagte, Defence of                               Militia in May 1897 and became a Lieutenant in 1899. Davidson serve in the
    Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Transvaal (3748 Pte., 5th Dragoon Gds.);                           South Africa War, 1899-1902, taking part in the Relief of Ladysmith, including
    KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 4 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa                           the action at Spion Kop; was present at the action at Vaal Krans, and at
    1902 (Corpl., 5th Drgn. Gds.); Defence Medal; ARMY LONG SERVICE AND                              operations on the Tugela Heights and action at Pieter’s Hill; operations in the
    GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, E.VII.R. (L.Sgt., 5.D.G.) GVF                                                Transvaal, Natal, and actions at Laing’s Nek and Orange River Colony in
    Together with a framed WW2 Illuminated Memorial Scroll, named                                    1901.
    ‘Private W. S. Fry, Buckinghamshire Home Guard’.                 £975
                                                                                                     Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Louis Jean Bols D.S.O., (later Major
      William Sydney Fry was born in the parish of Westminster, London and                           General Sir Louis Jean Bols K.C.B., K.C.M.G., D.S.O.), with Major Reginald T.
      attested for the 5th Dragoon Guards on 30 Apr 1892, aged 19. He served in                      Roper as Second in Command, the 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment, as
      South Africa from 12 Oct 1899 until 5 Apr 1902 and was discharged on 15 Jun                    part of the 15th Brigade, 5th Division sailed for France from Belfast aboard the
      1910. He was recalled for the Great War and served with the Essex Yeomanry                     SS St. Anthony on 14 August 1914. The Great War history of the regiment
      and Royal Defence Corps, but saw no overseas service.                                          draws attention to the fact that on 13 Oct 1914 a number of the enemy came
      At the outbreak of the Second War, Fry volunteered for the Home Guard and                      forward from Givenchy carrying lances and were initially mistaken for French
      was posted as a Private into the 4th Buckinghamshire Battalion. He was                         allies, which when considered at what stage the war had reached, that
      accidentally killed on 7 Jul 1940 when engaged with the Studley Green section                  mistake is not really surprising. Another group of German soldiers near the
      of the Local Defence Volunteers, he lost his footing when climbing a steep                     battalion, advanced towards them with their hands raised above them
      bank to shelter from rain. Fry slipped backwards into a roadway and was struck                 indicating that they were surrendering, whereupon quite properly the officers
      by a passing car. Fry was 67 and is interred in the Stokenchurch Church                        and other ranks of the battalion ceased firing, but upon reaching the
      Cemetery, Buckinghamshire. Sold with a recent photograph of his grave.                         Dorsetshire line, the enemy infantrymen dropped their hands and rushed
985 Pair: Private O. Drury, 1st Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps.                                 forward opening fire as they attacked. During their heroic stand, Lieutenant
                                                                                                     Colonel Bols was wounded and subsequently captured, whilst a prisoner he
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
                                                                                                     was told to lie on a stretcher and wait to be attended by a Doctor, but despite
    State, Relief of Ladysmith, Laing’s Nek, Belfast (5231 Pte., K.R.R.C.);                          his wounds he did not intend remaining a prisoner of war, and when an
    KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa                           opportunity arose affording his escape he took it. Not only did he manage to
    1902 (5231 Pte., K.R.R.C.) initial shown as ‘D’ on second NEF     £350                           reach the safety of the British lines, but actually joined his own battalion at
      Owen Drury was born in Halifax, Yorkshire and enlisted into the King’s Royal                   Pont Fixé. By the end of the days fighting, 42 year old Major Reginald T.
      Rifle Corps at Winchester on 24 Jun 1889. He served with the 1st Battalion                     Roper, the Second in Command had fallen mortally wounded and 39 year old
      during the Isazai Expedition of 1892 and during the Boer War, served with the                  Captain William T.C. Davidson, 26 year old Lieutenant Joe A.F. Parkinson and
      Provisional Rifle Battalion (also known as as the Rifle Reserve Battalion) during              18 year old Second Lieutenant Thomas S. Smith were killed in addition to
      the Relief of Ladysmith. He was discharged, ‘time expired’ on 20 May 1902.                     James Pitts, 7 other of the battalion officers were wounded, and 4 posted as
                                                                                                     missing. The initial casualty roll for the battalion for the day recorded 14 other
986 Four: Private E. E. Wells, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade.                                         ranks deaths, 122 wounded and 280 missing, the bodies of 130 of the latter
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Transvaal, Cape Colony,                                being found later by a burial detail.
    Orange Free State, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (7268 Pte., Rifle Bde.); 1914                            Captain W. T. C. Davidson was 39 and is commemorated on Le Touret
    STAR (Pte., 1/ Rif: Brig.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Pte.) NEF                            Memorial
                                                                       £380                    991 Five: Chief Armourer F. Topper, Royal Navy, late Duke of
      Ernest Edward Wells was born in the parish of St. Mary’s Stoke, near the town                Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry, who served aboard H.M.S. Tiger at
      of Andover, Hampshire, and attested for the Rifle Brigade at Newbury on 27                   the battle and Jutland.
      Dec 1899. He served in South Africa from 21 Aug 1901 until 9 Feb 1902 and                    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free
      then again from 14 Apr 1902 until 24 Sept 1902. He embarked for France on                    State, Transvaal, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (20542 Tpr., 23rd Coy. Imp. Yeo.);
      23 Aug 1914 and was discharged on 29 Mar 1915.                                               1914-15 STAR (345911 Armr., R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
987 Five: Corporal E. J. Chambers, Army Service Corps.                                             (Ch. Armr.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (Act. Ch. Armr.,
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg,                             H.M.S. Tiger) GVF                                                   £450
    Diamond Hill, Johannesburg, Wittebergen (11929 Dr:, A.S.C.); KING’S                              Frank Topper was born in Rochdale, Lancashire on 21 Jun 1880. He served
    SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902                             with the 23rd, Duke of Lancaster’s Yeomanry, during the Boer War and joined
    (Dvr.); 1914-15 STAR (M2-116813 Pte., A.S.C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                           the Navy as Armourer’s Crew on 13 Feb 1903. He was drafted to H.M.S.
    MEDALS (Cpl.) GVF                                                 £375                           Tiger from H.M.S. Redoubtable on 28 Nov 1915
                                                                                                     At the battle of Jutland the Tiger fired 303 of her 13.5in shells, scoring three
988 Three: Private J. H. Elliott, 18th Hussars, late Imperial Yeomanry.                              hits. She suffered 15 hits herself, including one to “Q” turret and one to “X”
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free                               barbette, and was perhaps lucky not to suffer the fate of the Queen Mary,
    State, Transvaal, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (35839 Tpr., 57th Coy. Imp: Yeo:);                        who exploded after being hit by only three shells.
    BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (37153 Pte., 18-Hrs.) contact marks                               Topper served aboard Tiger for the remainder of the War and was pensioned
                                                                                                     in 1923.
    VF                                                                  £250
      Trooper Elliott served with the Buckinghamshire Imperial Yeomanry during the             992 Three: Acting Bombardier F. J. Paul, Royal Horse Artillery.
      Boer War.                                                                                    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Tugela Heights, Orange
                                                                                                   Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Laing’s Nek, Belfast, Cape Colony
989 Four: Gunner D. Payne, 21st Battery, Royal Field Artillery.                                    (83886 Dr., A. B. R.H.A.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Elandslaagte, Defence of                             Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Dvr., G. Bty. R.H.A.); ARMY LONG SERVICE
    Ladysmith, Laing’s Nek, Belfast, S.A. 1901 (16945 Gnr:, 21st Bty:                              AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, E.VII.R. (A/Bmbr:, R.H.A.) GVF             £450
    R.F.A.); 1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (Gnr., R.F.A.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
    MEDALS (Gnr., R.A.) contact wear and a little polished VF         £465                           Frederick James Paul was born in the parish of Stoke Dameral, Devon and
                                                                                                     attested for the Royal Artillery at Woolwich on 1 Mar 1891. He served in South
      David Payne was born in the town of Coventry, Warwickshire and attested for                    Africa from 8 Jan 1900 until 14 Aug 1902 and was discharged at home on 26
      the Royal Artillery on 26 Oct 1896. He served in South Africa from 19 Sept                     Feb 1902 having received the L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1909.
      1899 until 19 Sept 1901, and in France then Salonica during the Great War.
      He was discharged on 20 Oct 1917. Payne was subsequently resident in
      Colchester, Essex, this confirmed as his complete entitlement.




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993 Family group.                                                                           998 Five: Battery Quartermaster-Sergeant A. Walters, Royal Artillery.
    Pair: Private A. E. Cox, Middlesex Regiment.                                                C HINA 1900, no clasp (87902 Sergt., 41st By. R.F.A.); 1914-15 STAR
    Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela                             (19897 B.Q.M.S.Sjt., R.F.A.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (S.S.gt.,
    Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek                     R.A.); ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, E.VII.R. (87902
    (2699 Pte., Middlesex Regt.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps,                        B.Q.M.Sjt., R.F.A.) GVF                                         £575
    South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (2699 Pte.) GVF
    Together with his brother’s medals:                                                     999 Four: Able Seaman W. Drew, Royal Navy, who survived the sinking
    Pair: Private F. Cox, Middlesex Regiment.                                                   of H.M. Oiler Rosaland on 6th April 1917.
    Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela                             C HINA 1900, no clasp (199811 Boy 1 Cl., H.M.S. Barfleur) this is an
    Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek                     official later issue, his original medal was lost at sea when his ship was
    (2687 Pte., Middlesex Regt.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps,                        torpedoed; 1914-15 STAR; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS ( 199811
    South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (2680 Pte.) GVF               £560                     A.B., R.N.)
                                                                                                Together with boxes of issue for the Great War Medals, Original vellum
      Arthur and Frank Cox were the sons of David Cox, a labourer from                          ‘Certificate of Service’, and a fascinating typescript, official detailed
      Wandsworth, London. The brothers joined the Middlesex Regiment in October
      1899 and served in South Africa with the 2nd Battalion, taking part in the                report of the loss of H.M. Oiler ‘Rosaland’ in a torpedo attack, this
      Relief of Ladysmith and present at Spion Kop. Both brothers later settled in              account jointly written by Leading Seaman Drew.                       £695
      Herne Bay, Kent.                                                                            Leading Seaman William Drew was born in the parish of Poplar, London and
                                                                                                  volunteered for service with the Royal Navy, June 1898. Served during the
994 Pair: Private C. Gould, 14th Hussars.                                                         Third China War aboard HMS Barfleur, gained the China 1900 Medal,
    Q UEEN ’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 7 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela                               ‘Certificate of Service’ states ‘duplicate China Medal issued, original lost
    Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Johannesburg,                                D.A.M.S. Rosaland’. Drew served continuously aboard numerous ships with
    Diamond Hill, Belfast (69 Pte., 14/ Hrs.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2                     the Royal Navy and later the Royal Fleet Reserve until February 1923 on
    clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (69 Pte., 14th Hussars),                         completion of 25 years service, his character was on all occasions noted as
    GVF                                                                 £450                      very good, however he was not awarded a L.S. & G.C. Medal. ‘Certificate of
                                                                                                  Service’ notes the award of chevrons in 1914,15,16 & 17, he was also
      Charles Gould was born in the parish of Hanley, Staffordshire, and attested                 presented with four pounds three shillings as his share of the Naval Prize Fund
      for the 10th Hussars on 26 May 1890, aged 19. He transferred to Army                        and gained two further payments in 1922 & 1924.
      Reserve in 1896 and was recalled for the Boer War, serving in South Africa
      with the 14th Hussars. Gould was discharged on 14 Aug 1902 having served                    Regarding the loss of HM Oiler ‘Rosaland’ Drew’s official report states ‘
      in South Africa from 13 Dec 1899 until 9 Aug 1902.                                          Homeward bound, loaded-On Friday 6th April 1917 while on watch about
995 Six: Quartermaster & Captain H. Marsh, Army Service Corps                                     3:15pm I sighted an enemy submarine about two points off the port bow. Gun
    QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 7 clasps, Belmont, Modder River,                              would not bear, she fired a torpedo at about 800 yards range the torpedo
                                                                                                  ran on the surface and struck the ship about 100 yards above the bridge, port
    Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Belfast
                                                                                                  side. The next I saw of him was about 100 yards on the port quarter, I trained
    (12128 Sejt., A.S.C.); KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps (12128                           my gun (after loading it myself) but I was to late as she disappeared. My
    Serjt., A.S.C.); 1914 STAR , WITH CLASP (T-12128 S.S. Mjr., A.S.C.);                          number three then came on the gun platform and then came number two,
    BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Q.M. & Lieut.); Army L.S. & G.C.,                             after having difficulty to come aft over the broken deck. I again sighted the
    G.V.R., 1st issue (12128 S.S. Mjr., A.S.C.) mounted as worn GVF £875                          submarine on the starboard quarter and opened fire at 600 yards shot going
      Henry Marsh was born in Peckham, Surrey on 3 September 1876. A Carman                       over, I came down 200 yards and fired again, dismantling her periscope. I
      by occupation, he attested for service with the Army Service Corps at Woolwich              then fired two more rounds rapidly but she disappeared again, in the
      on 3 May 1895, aged 18 years, 8 months. He was advanced to Serjeant in                      meantime she fired another torpedo which struck the ship in exactly the same
      May 1900. With the A.S.C. he served in South Africa, October 1899-May 1904.                 place on the starboard side, leaving the ship holding by the mid-ship fore and
      He was promoted to Company Sergeant-Major in February 1904 and                              aft bulkhead, the remainder of my gun’s crew then closed up. The Captain
      Squadron Sergeant-Major in September 1911. In the Great War he entered                      came aft and ordered us to our boat, which was the last to leave after picking
      the France/Flanders theatre of war on 18 August 1914 and served there until                 up two men who were hanging on to the foremost boat’s fall, port side. We
      February 1915. He was commissioned a Quartermaster & Lieutenant in                          were just about 12 yards away from the ship when the submarine opened fire
      January 1915 and was promoted to Quartermaster & Captain in January                         keeping well ahead. Her first shot fell just astern of our boat, she fired in all 75
      1918. Captain Marsh retired on Retired Pay in September 1922 and died on                    rounds, so many on each side of the ship and from what I could see there
      30 January 1931.                                                                            were about ten hits on the port side. Then steaming round to the starboard
                                                                                                  beam on the surface, she fired a third torpedo, which I think must have struck
996 Pair: Sergeant W. Holmes, Devon Regiment.                                                     the engine room, after that she steamed to the North as hard as she could,
    KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa                        not troubling about the boats. It took the ship about three and a half hours to
    1902 (4660 Corpl., Devon Regt.); TIBET 1903-04, no clasp (Sergt., Devon                       sink and one man was drowned.’ Drew then goes on to describe his journey
    Regt.) contact wear GVF the second regimentally rare.              £975                       until eventually reaching safety, eight miles to the South of Cape Cape of
                                                                                                  Claire, Ireland.
      The Tibet Medal one of only two such awards to the Regiment.

      William Holmes of Combe Down, Bath attested for the Devon Regiment on 9               1000 Seven: Able Seaman W. Clarke, Royal Navy.
      Jan 1896. He is additionally entitled to a QSA with clasp, BWM & Victory Pair,             C HINA 1900, no clasp (A.B., H.M.S. Bonaventure); AFRICA GENERAL
      and Long Service & Good Conduct Medal - all Sold with a full copy of his                   SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1908-10 (138659, A.B. H.M.S.
      service papers.                                                                            Fox); NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1915-62, 1 clasp, Persian Gulf 1909-1914
997 Four: Captain A. C. Edwards, 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent                                  (A.B. H.M.S. Fox); 1914-15 STAR (138659, A.B. R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND
    Regiment, who was killed in action on the 1st Day of the Battle of                           VICTORY MEDALS (A.B.); SPECIAL CONSTABULARY LONG SERVICE MEDAL,
    Loos, 25th September 1915.                                                                   G.V.R. 1ST TYPE (William Clarke) GVF                            £950
    QUEEN’S MEDITERRANEAN 1899-1902 (Capt., R. W. Kent Rgt.); 1914-15                             342 no clasp China medals issued to this H.M.S. Bonaventure.
    STAR (Capt., R. W. Kent. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Capt.)
    NEF and a rare officer’s combination                           £2950                          William Clarke was born in Sidmouth, Devon and joined the Navy on 16 May
                                                                                                  1889. He was pensioned in 1911 and recalled for the Great War and saw
      Captain Arthur Corbett Edwards of “Danehurst”, Thorncliffe Road, Folkestone,                brief sea service aboard H.M.S. Highflyer. Clarke was demobilised on 20 Feb
      Kent, served with the 3rd Battalion of the Royal West Kent Regiment during                  1919. His conduct prevented him from receiving an L.S. & G.C. Medal, having
      the Boer War. This battalion was involved in guarding Boer prisoners in the                 spent 18 days in the cells. This appears to be complete entitlement.
      various camps situated around the Mediterranean.
      During the Great War he embarked for France in September 1915 and was                 1001 Five: 1st Class Shipwright W. R. Ryder, Royal Navy.
      killed in action on 25th of that month. An account by a Private James Harding              CHINA 1900, no clasp (Car. Mte. H.M.S. Esk); 1914-15 STAR (140958,
      of the Royal West Kent Regiment who last saw Captain Edwards states: “On                   Shpt. R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (140958 W.R. Ryder
      Sept. 25th 1915 at Loos, the Royal West Kents made an attack; Captain                      Shpt.1. R.N.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (140958,
      Edwards was shot next to the informant, he fell down and was left behind                   Shpt.1. H.M.S. Vivid) EF                                      £480
      after calling out to his men to get on. The informant was then shot in the leg
      and fell. The Royal West Kents had to retire and the Germans took Prisoner all              95 no clasp medals to the Esk.
      those wounded men who could not walk. Captain Edwards did not seem
      badly hit.”                                                                                 William Richard Ryder was born on 20 Nov 1865 at Kingsand, Cornwall and
      Edwards was 40 and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial.                                    joined the Navy on 12 Apr1887. A Shipwright, he served in China during the
                                                                                                  Boxer Rebellion on H.M.S. Esk from 4 Jul 1900 to 30 Jun 1902. Ryder served
                                                                                                  aboard H.M.S. Revenge during 1914 and 1915 ad was demobilised in 1916.
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1002 Three: Stoker J. Milsom, Royal Navy, who was awarded the M.S.M.                            1008 Four: Leading Seaman R. J. Mace, Royal Navy
     for service in the Baltic aboard H.M.S. Wryneck during 1918-19.                                 C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Taku Forts (A.B., H.M.S. Fame); 1914-15 STAR
     CHINA 1900, no clasp (Sto., H.M.S. Goliath); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C.,                            (187477 L.S., R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (187477 L.S.,
     G.V.R., 1st issue (Sto. P.O. H.M.S. Dido); ROYAL NAVY MERITORIOUS                               R.N.), B.W.M. officially re-impressed, contact marks GVF           £965
     S ERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R., Admiral’s bust (291243, Ch. Sto. “Wryneck”                              Sold with an original photograph of the recipient as an Able Seaman.
     Baltic 1919) GVF                                               £925                               H.M.S. Fame was a Destroyer of 340 tons, built by Thorneycroft at Chiswick
       Ex Douglas Morris collection.                                                                   and launched in April 1896. A total of 58 officers and other ranks of the ship
                                                                                                       were entitled to the China Medal with single clasp ‘Taku Forts’.
       M.S.M. London Gazette 8 March 1920. ‘For services in the Baltic.’ The
       following details are taken from Admiralty recommendations for honours:                         On 17 June 1900, at the Taku Forts, four destroyers of the Chinese Navy
       “Strongly recommended by his Commanding Officer for special zeal and ability                    were boarded and captured by Lieutenant & Commander R. J. B. Keyes of
       during arduous service in the Baltic.”                                                          the Fame and Lieutenant & Commander C. MacKenzie of the Whiting, which
                                                                                                       was done by towing a boat astern with boarders under the command of
       H.M.S. Wryneck, a ‘W’ Class Destroyer served in the Baltic during 1918 and                      Lieutenants J. A. Moreton and W. Tomkinson of the Whiting and Fame
       1919.                                                                                           respectively, who boarded and captured two destroyers each.

1003 Four: Leading Boatman A. G. Hurden, H.M. Coast Guard, late Royal                                  Richard James Mace was born in the parish of Rynham Vauxhall, near the
     Navy.                                                                                             town of Great Yarmouth. He joined the Navy on 6 Jun 1897 and joined the
     CHINA 1900, no clasp (A.B., H.M.S. Humber); 1914-15 STAR (149369,                                 R.F.R. on 2 Mar 1813. Recalled for the Great War, he served aboard the
     A.B., R.N.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (Ldg. Boatn.,                              gunboat H.M.S. Bustard from 14 Nov 1914 until 18 Apr 1915. Mace was
     H.M. Coast Guard) GVF                                          £480                               invalided from service on 6 Feb 1919.
       Humber was a destroyer with 103 medals to the ship, all no clasp.                        1009 Five: Painter 1st Class A. S. Benoke, Royal Navy.
                                                                                                     C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (Pntr. 2 Cl. H.M.S. Phoenix);
       Archibald Garland Hurden was born in Tarpoint, Cornwall and joined the Navy                   1914-15 STAR (341927 Ptr., R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Ptr.
       as a Boy 2nd Class aboard H.M.S. Impregnable on 1 Jan 1893, aged 19. He                       1 R.N.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (Painter 1 Cl. H.M.S.
       also served aboard the ships Lion, Cordelia, Orlando, Powerful, Centurion,                    Sapphire) GVF                                                       £880
       Humber (11 February 1898 to 30 October 1900), Mohawk and Revenge.
                                                                                                       125 medals to the ship.
       He transferred to the Coast Guard as Boatman 7 March 1902 and was
       appointed Leading Boatman in April, 1910 and Petty Officer in February                          The rolls confirm that Allan S. Benoke of Paddington Green, London, , a
       1913. He returned to the Royal Navy on 1 Aug 1914 for the Great War and                         Painter 2nd class, landed with the contingent from Phoenix at Tientsin on 4th
       served on several ships including Ocean, Faurvette, Asvis(?), and Benbow. He                    Aug 1900 earning one of only 13 clasps to the Phoenix for the Relief of Pekin.
       rejoined the Coast Guard in Jan 1919 and was stationed at Kimmeridge.                           He was awarded the L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1913 and served aboard the
       Earlier stations were at Mansands, Paignton, St. Albans, and Weymouth.                          cruiser H.M.S. Charybdis in the first year of WW1 and then at home for the
       Hurden received the L.S. & G.C. Medal in January, 1912.                                         remainder of hostilities.

1004 Four: Captain A. H. Oldham, Royal Navy                                                     1010 Three: Leading Boatman W. C. Green, H.M. Coast Guard, late Royal
     CHINA 1900, no clasp (Lieut. Commr., R.N., H.M.S. Snipe), initials and                          Navy.
     part of surname officially renamed; 1914-15 STAR (Commr., R.N.); BRITISH                        CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Taku Forts (Lg. Smn. H.M.S. Endymion); BRITISH
     WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Capt., R.N.) GVF                         £2250                          WAR MEDAL (160933, Lg. Btn. R.N.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1ST
                                                                                                     ISSUE (160933 W.G. Green Ldg. Boatn. Coastguard) GVF            £880
       H.M.S. Snipe was a River Gunboat of 85 tons, built at Yarrow and launched in
       1898. A total of 20 officers and other ranks were entitled to the China Medal                   Only 10 single clasp Taku Forts clasps to the Endymion.
       without clasp to this vessel, the rarest of the entire series.
                                                                                                       Walter Charles Green was born on 30th Aug 1876 at Holt in Norfolk. His
       Arthur Hugh Oldham was born on 3 March 1871 and entered the Royal Navy                          occupation listed as Stable Boy. He joined the Royal Navy on 30th Aug 1894,
       as a Naval Cadet on 15 January 1885. Appointed a Midshipman in February                         aged 12 years. Rose to rating of Petty Officer First Class in 1903, then
       1887, he was advanced to Sub-Lieutenant in May 1891, Lieutenant in June                         transferred to the Coastguard. Confirmed as complete entitlement.
       1893 and Commander in June 1904. During the China War 1900 he was the
       officer in command of the gunboat Snipe. Oldham retired as a Captain on 5                1011 Four: Private F. Jones, Welsh Regiment, late Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
       August 1919 and died on 17 August 1928. Sold with copied service paper.                       C HINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (4264 Pte., 2nd Rl. Welsh Fus.);
                                                                                                     1914-15 STAR (17271 Pte., Welsh R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
                                                                                                     (Pte.) GVF                                                       £875
1005 Three: Driver G. A. Machin, Royal Horse Artillery.
     C HINA 1900, no clasp (90022 Dvr., B. Bty. R.H.A.); BRITISH WAR AND                               Private Frank Jones is confirmed on the roll signed in Hong-Kong on 6 Jun
                                                                                                       1902 by Lt. Col. Hon. Bertie Roll, C.B., commanding 2nd Battalion, Royal
     VICTORY MEDALS (77890 Dvr., R.A.) GVF                          £450
                                                                                                       Welsh Fusiliers, for entitlement to the silver medal for China 1900 with clasp
       153 no clasp medals to “B” Battery, the only R.H.A. unit to serve in the 1900                   “Relief of Pekin.”
       China campaign.                                                                                 He served in France & Flanders during the Great War with the Welsh
                                                                                                       Regiment, embarking on 2 Dec 1915 and discharged on 20 Feb 1917.
1006 Pair: Private A. Roads, Middlesex Regiment, late Royal Marines.
     CHINA 1900, no clasp (Pte., R.M., N.W. Fort Taku); BRITISH WAR MEDAL                       1012 Five: Petty Officer 2nd Class J. H. Hall, Royal Navy, who was
     (698 Pte., Midd’x R.) GVF                                       £475                            wounded in action in China during the Boxer Rebellion, 1900.
       194 China medals awarded to the Royal Marines contingent for service at the                   CHINA 1900, 2 clasps, Taku Forts, Relief of Pekin (A.B., H.M.S. Orlando);
       North West Fort, Taku. He is additionally entitled to a 1914-15 Star and Victory              1914-15 STAR (192113 P.O.2, N.N.(sic)); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
       Medal.                                                                                        M EDALS (192113 P.O. 2, R.N.); ROYAL FLEET RESERVE L.S. & G.C.,
                                                                                                     G.V.R., 1st issue (192113 (Po.B.1641) P.O., R.F.R.) GVF            £1750
1007 Pair: Bombardier Collar-Maker A. E. Edgeler, Vickers-Maxim
     Battery, later Canadian Field Artillery.                                                          H.M.S. Orlando was an Armoured Cruiser of 5,600 tons, built by Palmer and
                                                                                                       launched in August 1886. A total of 81 officers and other ranks of the ship
     C HINA 1900, no clasp (86433 Bomb: Cr: Mr:, Vickers-Maxim Bty.);
                                                                                                       were entitled to the China Medal with the two clasps.
     BRITISH WAR MEDAL (42250 A.Sjt., C.F.A.) a little polished VF £450
       Archibald Edgeler was born in the parish of Hammer, near the town of                            John Henry Hall of Worksop, Nottinghamshire, joined the Navy on 18 Aug
       Petersfield, Hampshire, and attested for the Eastern Division, Royal Artillery on               1899, aged 18. He was wounded in China by a shell causing general
       9 Sept 1891, aged 18. He served in China with he Vickers Maxim Gun Battery                      contusions.
       from 10 Nov 1900 until 23 Oct 1901 and was discharged on completion of his
       term of enlistment on 8 Sept 1903. He served in 8 Battery, Canadian Field
       Artillery, during WW1.




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1013 Five: Lieutenant-Commander E. J. Constant, Royal Navy, late Royal                       1019 Five: Corporal A. J. Morrissey, Durham Light Infantry
     Indian Marine.                                                                               INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31
     A FRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, E.VII.R., one clasp, Somaliland                             (4445046 Pte., Durh. L.I.); 1939-45 STAR; DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS;
     1902-04 (Lieut., R.I.M.S. Dalhousie.); NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1915-62,                        Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 2nd issue, Regular Army (4445046 Cpl.,
     G.V.R., one clasp, Persian Gulf 1909-1914 (Lieut. R.I.M.S. Minto.);                          D.L.I.) last with service number re-impressed GVF              £225
     1914-15 STAR (Lt. Cr., R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Lt.
     Commr., R.N.) GVF                                                £915                   1020 Three: Aircraftsman 1st Class L. W. R. Veal, Royal Air Force
                                                                                                  INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1935
       Lieutenant-Commander Ernest John Constant was born in Jhelum, India in                     (508782 A.C.1, R.A.F.); DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS EF
       1876 and apprenticed to Messrs Devitt & Moore for 3 years. He obtained his
       2nd Mate''s Certificate (No.031660, 6 Apr 1897) and entered the P & O                      With two identity discs.                                     £190
       Company's service. Commissioned Sub Lieutenant Royal Indian Marine, 25                1021 Three: Company Havildar-Major Hamesh Gul, 11th-13th Frontier
       Aug 1898, he was advanced Lieutenant, 25 Aug 1902 and served in the
       Troop Ships R.I.M.S. Dalhousie and Minto off two different continents.                     Force Rifles, late 28th Punjabis.
       Constant resigned his commission from the Royal Indian Marine on 24 Aug                    INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1919-21 (4560
       1914 and was appointed Temporary Lieutenant-Commander, Royal Navy, 24                      Sepoy, 28 Pjbis.); Jubilee 1935; EFFICIENCY MEDAL, G.V.R., Territorial
       Apr 1915. Constant served during the Great War including aboard H.M.S.                     (C. Hav-Maj., 11-13 F.R. Rif., I.T.F.) VF                       £295
       Grafton (Rear Admiral Thomas Jackson's flag-ship), from 7 Aug 1918.                         Hamesh Gul awarded the Efficiency Medal (India), announced in I.A.O. 532 of
1014 Four: Lieutenant A. G. Sherwell, 1st Battalion, King’s African Rifles                         October 1934.
     and Nyasaland Frontier Force Rifles.                                                    1022 Pair: Havildar Janab Gul, I.D.S.M., The Guides Infantry (5th Bn. F. F.
     A FRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Nyasaland 1915 (Lieut.,                            Regt., Q.V.O. Corps of Guides), later “B” Company, 9th Battalion,
     Depot Coy. I/K.A.R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Lieut.);                               12th Frontier Force Rifles, who was decorated for his gallantry
     CORONATION 1937, mounted as worn NEF                                                         during an attack on an enemy occupied village deep in enemy
     Together with pin back cloth ribbon bar.                        £715                         territory in Burma during January 1944, and was killed in action
       Arnold Guy Sherwell was born in Stamford Hill, London .                                    on 14th February 1945.
                                                                                                  INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 2 clasps, Mohmand 1933, North West
1015 Pair: Lieutenant-Colonel M. R. Pocock, D.S.O., 28th Punjabis, who                            Frontier 1935 (11571 Sep., 5-12 F.F.R.); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1936-39,
     was killed in action in Mesopotamia on 5th November 1917.                                    1 clasp, North West Frontier 1936-37 (Sepoy) GVF                  £875
     A FRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 2 clasps, Somaliland 1902-04,
     Jidballi (Lieut, 27th Punjabis); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp,                      I.D.S.M. London Gazette 20 Apr 1944. The original recommendation states:
                                                                                                   “Sapha, Burma (in enemy territory), 1715 hrs, 17 Jan 1944.
     North West Frontier 1908 (Captn., 28th Punjabis), mounted as worn GVF
                                                                                                   Havildar Janab Gul was a member of a patrol operating in enemy territory
                                                                       £1450                       across the River Chindwin, beyond supporting distance of any enemy forces
       D.S.O. London Gazette 7 Feb 1918. Major (act. Lt. Col) Malcolm Robertson                    [and beyond reach of any organised ammunition supply or medical evacuation
       Pocock, Inf. Ind. Army.                                                                     system]. When the patrol was attacking an enemy occupied village, Havildar
       M.I.D. for North West Frontier 1908 and 1 Jan 1918.                                         Janab Gul was ordered to take his section round to the left flank and rear and
                                                                                                   to take on any enemy opposition while the main force attacked frontally.
       Malcolm Robertson Pocock of Dunstable, Bedfordshire, was born in 1876 and                   He carried out these orders implicitly and despite the fact that the frontal attack
       commissioned 2nd Lieutenant; promoted Captain, 22 Jan 1905; Major, 22 Jan                   did not go exactly as planned and the Company Commander and two men
       1914; and Acting Lieutenant-Colonel, 29 May 1917. He was killed in action                   were mortally wounded, he continued to fight his section under fire. Though
       during the allied assault on the Turkish Army which was falling back over the               wounded in the shoulder he refused to go back and led his section into the
       Diala River toward Kifri and along the Tigris River in Mesopotamia. He was 41               village firing his Tommy Gun and encouraging his men. This gallant action
       and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial.                                                  contributed largely to the successful wiping out of enemy opposition.
                                                                                                   When our forces eventually withdrew he insisted on being in the van when
1016 Four: Captain H. P. Bennitt, Seaforth Highlanders, late Devon                                 marching through enemy territory in the dark though then unable to use his
     Artillery Militia, who died of wounds in France on 7th October                                arms due to his wounds. He remained a source of inspiration to his men
     1915.                                                                                         throughout this difficult period and encouraged them when their chances of
     A FRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 3 clasps, Gambia, Somaliland                                 getting back appeared meagre.
     1902-04, Jidballi (Lieut. H. P. Bennitt, Devon Art. Mil.) high relief bust,                   [The psychological factor of being in enemy territory separated from our won
     and a rare combination of clasps from West and East Africa; 1914-15                           troops by a wide river with little hope of evacuation of killed or wounded
     STAR (Capt., Sea. Highrs.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Capt)                             endows such acts of gallantry and greater significance than similar acts
                                                                                                   performed under normal battlefield conditions.]
     nearly extremely fine and rare                                      £3300
       Harry Pynson Bennitt served in West Africa in 1901, attached to the King’s                  The text within the square brackets formed were subsequently crossed
       African Rifles, and accompanied the expedition in the Gambia, and during                    through by G.O.C. 20th Indian Division and the recommendation approved.
       operations against Fodi Kabba (Medal with clasp). He was promoted to
       Captain in January 1902, and served in East Africa in 1904, including the                   Janab Gul, a Pathan from Nidrakka village in the Kohat District was a pre-war
       operations in Somaliland and the action at Jidballi (Two clasps).                           regular soldier in the elite Guides Infantry, participating with this unit in three
                                                                                                   North-West Frontier Campaigns. He transferred to the 9th Battalion when it
       Captain Bennitt was recalled from the Reserve of Officers and appointed to                  was raised at Jhansi in April 1941 from drafts of existing battalions including the
       the 7th (Service) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, on 18 December 1914. He                  5th, and won his I.D.S.M. with this battalion in Jan 1944, being wounded in
       died of wounds in France on 7 October 1915, and is buried in Etaples Military               the action. Gul subsequently rejoined and was killed by a shell on 14 Feb
       Cemetery. He was aged 45 and was the son of Pynson and Mabel Bennitt, of                    1945 just a few days before the Irrawaddy crossing. he has no know grave
       Pomeroy Lodge, Totnes, Devon.                                                               and is commemorated on the Rangoon Memorial.
1017 Three: Captain O. H. Galvin, Postal Department, later Indian Army                       1023 Three: Private A. S. Edmunds, 1st Dragoons.
     Reserve of Officers.                                                                         1914 STAR, WITH SLIP-ON CLASP (2224 Pte., S. Edmunds, 1/ Dns); BRITISH
     TIBET 1903-04, no clasp (Postmr..... A. O. Galvin, Postal Deptt.); BRITISH                   WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (D-2224 Pte. A. S. Edmunds, 1-Dns) contact
     W AR MEDAL 1914-20 (Capt. O. H. Galvin), note different initials, rank                       wear and edge bruising VF                                        £195
     officially re-engraved on the first GVF                              £490                     Private Arthur S. Edmunds embarked for service in France on 8 Oct 1914.
       M.I.C. confirms BWM as sole Great War entitlement, issued by the Government
       of India.                                                                             1024 Three: Acting Corporal R. Brett, 2nd Battalion, Scottish Rifles.
                                                                                                  1914 STAR, WITH COPY CLASP (10443 Pte., 2/ Sco. Rif.); BRITISH WAR AND
1018 Four: Private W. Hughes, 18th Hussars, late 10th Hussars                                     VICTORY MEDALS (A.Cpl.) initial corrected on first, polished VF   £180
     INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1908 (5224
                                                                                                   Robert Brett embarked for service in France on 5 Nov 1914 and was later
     Pte. W. Hughes, 10th Royal Hussars) official correction to part of unit;                      discharged. He received a Silver War Badge.
     1914-15 STAR (5224 Pte., 18/Hrs.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
     (5224 Pte., 18-Hrs.) NEF                                          £425
       William Hughes served in France from 1 Nov 1914, he later transferred into the
       Royal Engineers on 1 May 1915.




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1025 Three: Colour-Sergeant C. E. Willard, Royal West Kent Regiment.                             1032 Three: Warrant Officer 2nd Class, E. W. Kingsford, 2nd
     1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (L-8379 Sjt., 1/R. W. Kent R.); BRITISH WAR AND                            Battalion,King’s Royal Rifle Corps, who was discharged from the
     VICTORY MEDALS (A.C.Sjt.) NEF                                     £225                           Army on account of wounds and subsequently joined the
       Charles Edward Willard was born in the parish of Bodiam, Sussex and enlisted                   Police.
       into the Royal Engineers at Maidstone, Kent on 31 Dec 1901. He served with                     1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (8769 L.Cpl., 2/ K.R.Rif: C.); BRITISH WAR AND
       the B.E.F. in France from 23 Aug 1914 and later served in Egypt. Willard                       VICTORY MEDALS (A.W.O.Cl.2, K. R. Rif. C.); DEFENCE MEDAL; POLICE
       latterly transferred into the Machine Gun Corps and later Royal Engineers.                     LONG SERVICE MEDAL, G.VI.R. (Const Ethelbert W. Kingsford) GVF £275
1026 Four: Warrant Officer W. H. Harding, who served on the Staff, 1st                                  Ethelbert Kingsford was born in the parish of Strood, Kent and attested for the
     Brigade, Royal Naval Division, in France during 1914.                                              King’s Royal Rifle Corps in May, 1908. He served in France from 26 Aug 1914
                                                                                                        and suffered gunshot wounds to the arm in January 1915, being invalided on
     1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (143766 C.P.O., Staff 1st Brigade, R. N. Div.);
                                                                                                        the 14th. Kingsford was discharged on 12 Nov 1919.
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (W.O., R.N.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C.,
     E.VII.R. (P.O.1 Cl. H.M.S. Phoebe) EF                              £650                     1033 Three: Private H. Rogers, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
     Together with the recipient’s original parchment Certificates of Service,                        1914 STAR , WITH CLASP (1655 Pte., R. War. R.); BRITISH WAR AND
     newspaper cutting announcing his commission, Freedom of the City of                              VICTORY MEDALS (Pte.) NEF                                   £235
     London document, and named card box lids for the Great War awards.                                 Harry Rogers served in France from 4 Oct 1914 and was discharged on
       William Henry Harding was born in the parish of Wendover, Bucks and joined                       account of wounds on 19 Jun 1915.
       the Navy on 8 Dec 1887, aged 15. He received the L.S. & G.C. Medal on 2
       Jan 1906 and was pensioned on 28 Jul 1912. Recalled to the Royal Fleet                    1034 Three: Private H. Paull, Dorset Regiment.
       Reserve on 29 Jul 1912, Harding was posted to R.N.D. Benbow Battalion as                       1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (6558 Pte., Dorset R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
       Chief Petty Officer on 17 Sept 1914. He later served with Howe Battalion,                      MEDALS (Pte.) GVF                                                £225
       Benbow Camp Staff, and Collingwood Camp Staff before promotion to                                Henry Paull was born in the parish of Roundham, near the town of
       Warrant Officer on 26 Feb 1916. Harding received the Freedom of the City of                      Crewkerne, Merrett and attested for the Dorset Regiment on 23 Oct 1902. He
       London on 20 Jun 1927.                                                                           served in France from 20 Sept 1914 and was discharged on 22 Oct 1915.
                                                                                                 1035 Three: Private J. F. Pinfold, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire and
1027 Three: Private A. H. Mayes, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment.                                Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.
     1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (4-8490 Pte., 1/ Bedf. R.); BRITISH WAR AND                                1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (7689 Pte. J. F. Pinfold, 2/ Oxf: & Bucks: L.I.);
     VICTORY MEDALS (Pte., Bedf. R.) GVF                           £275                               B RITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (7689 Pte. J. F. Penfold, Oxf. &
       Private A. Mayes was mobilised on the outbreak of hostilities and on 8 Nov                     Bucks. L.I.) note minor variation in surname NEF                 £250
       1914 embarked for France where he was engaged in fierce fighting in the                          Joseph H. Pinfold served in France from 14 Aug 1914.
       Retreat from Mons. He also fought at the Battles of Ypres and Hill 60, where
       he was severely wounded. He was subsequently discharged in March 1916 as                  1036 Three: Acting Warrant Officer 1st Class G. F. Holbrook, 1st
       medically unfit for further service.                                                           Battalion, Hampshire Regiment.
                                                                                                      1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (7852 L.Cpl., 1/ Hamps. R.); BRITISH WAR AND
       A copy of a contemporary newspaper cutting entitled What Gas Poisoning is                      VICTORY MEDALS (A.W.O.Cl.1, Hamps. R.) GVF                    £225
       like states:
       ‘Private A. Mayes, B Company, 1st Beds Regiment, writing to a friend at                          Acting W.O.Cl. 1G. F. Holbrook served in France from 23 Aug 1914.
       Welwyn, says:- “I have quite recovered from the gas now. A peculiarity of this
       gas is that one rarely looses consciousness. I will endeavor to describe to you           1037 Four: Bombardier A. Padfield, 11th Battery, 15th Brigade, Royal
       the sensation. When the wind is right, the Germans fire a shell over us, and                   Field Artillery, who was killed in action on 13th October 1914.
       you see a green cloud of smoke rolling along the ground towards you. When it                   1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (47108 Bmbr., R.F.A.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
       envelopes you, all the air disappears and you start gasping for breath and as                  MEDALS (Bmbr., R.A.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Arthur Padfield) EF
       you gasp this stuff fills your lungs until you haven’y strength to gasp at all, or                                                                             £475
       move a hand or foot. All the time one’s brain is clear and you know what is                      A copied newspaper cutting entitled Bradfordian’s Death - Last to Leave the
       going on all around you, but you cannot breathe, and all your strength seems                     Gun states:
       gone. If the gas does not blow away it is all up with you. When it does some                     ‘To the record of Bradfordians who have given their lives for their country must
       are too far gone and gradually sink. Personally, I could not walk ten yards                      be added the name of Bombardier A. Padfield of the 11th Battery of the Royal
       without being ‘done up.’ I have seen fellows six feet high being fed with milk,                  Field Artillery, a son of Mr and Mrs Alfred Padfield, of 22, Bishop Street,
       and having air pumped into them to keep them alive. I have seen them die                         Heaton.
       two days afterwards with their faces as black as a nigger’s/ I have a chum                       Writing to his parents, a comrade in arms intimates that Bombardier Padfield
       named Jowett, and he used to be a signalman at Ayot box. His home is at                          lost his life in attempting to save the guns of his battery, and he states that he
       Wheathampstead. I am glad to say I have quite recovered now.”                                    is buried near his captain. “Not only did ‘Pat’ show his bravery ay this place,” he
1028 Three: Private G. Honeyman, Scots Guards.                                                          writes, “but he had done so at another. He took four gun teams, and brought
     1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (3526 Pte., S. Gds.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                                out four guns under heavy fire on retirement.. ‘Pat’ was the last on the gun to
                                                                                                        try and get back, which caused his fate.’
     MEDALS (Pte.) NEF                                               £225
       George Honeyman served in France from 7 Oct 1914 and later transferred                           Bombardier Arthur Padfield has no known grave and is commemorated on Le
       into the Military Foot Police. Sold with a copy of a newspaper cutting obituary                  Touret Memorial,
       entitled Final Salute published following the recipient’s death at 98.
       At the time of his death, George Honeyman was the oldest ex-Scots Guard                   1038 Three: Private G. C. Smith, 1st/16th Battalion, London Regiment.
       and Fife’s oldest ex-Police Constable.                                                         1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (1827 Pte., 1/16 Lond: R.); BRITISH WAR AND
                                                                                                      VICTORY MEDALS (Pte.) NEF                                     £225
1029 Three: Private W. H. Cooper, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment,
     who was taken Prisoner of War.                                                                     George Charles Smith served in France from 1 Nov 1914 and later served with
                                                                                                        the Home Service Employment Company.
     1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (L-9932 Pte., 1/ E. Kent R.); BRITISH WAR AND
     VICTORY MEDALS (Pte.) EF                                       £250                         1039 Family group.
       Private W. H. Cooper served in France from 7 Sept 1914 and was                                 Four: Temporary Warrant Officer F. G. Reed, Royal Army
       subsequently taken PoW.                                                                        Ordnance Corps.
                                                                                                      1914 STAR (S-4988 2.Cpl., A.O.C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
1030 Three: Private J. Glenister, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment.                                      (T.W.O.Cl.2, A.O.C.); ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL,
     1914 STAR , WITH CLASP (9996 Pte., 2/ Essex R.); BRITISH WAR AND                                 G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (T.W.O.Cl.1, R.A.O.C.), mounted as worn GVF
     VICTORY MEDALS (Pte.) EF                                    £225                                 Together with the recipient’s octagonal dog tag; R.A.O.C. brass cap
       Private J. Glenister served in France from 22 Aug 1914 and was discharged on                   badge, W.O. crowns and shoulder title; and the recipient’s father’s
       1 May 1919.                                                                                    medal:
1031 Three: Corporal E. R. Aldous, Royal Fusiliers.
     1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (10132 Pte., R. Fus:); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                               A RMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL , V.R., SMALL LETTER
     MEDALS (L-10132 Cpl., R. Fus.)                                   £225                              REVERSE (1669 Pte. G. Reed, A. S. Corps), brooch fitting to reverse,
                                                                                                        suspension loosely attached VF                                  £290
       Corporal Ernest R. Aldous served in France from 7 Sept 1914 and was
       discharged on 10 Jan 1916 on completion of his term of enlistment.                               Frederick G. Reed served in France from 15 Aug 1914.



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1040 Three: Sergeant A. Walker, 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment.                              1046 Three: Private W. S. Gammon, 1st Battalion, East Kent Regiment,
     1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (S-6029 Sjt., 4/ Midd’x R.); BRITISH WAR AND                              who was killed by Irish Rebels in an ambush near Fermoy on
     VICTORY MEDALS (Sjt.) GVF                                      £225                             26th November 1920.
                                                                                                     1914 STAR (L-9077 Dmr:, 1/ E. Kent R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
1041 Three: Private O. Stevens, 6th Field Ambulance, Royal Army                                      MEDALS (Pte.) EF and rare
     Medical Corps, who died on 14th March 1915.                                                     Together with an original letter of condolence addressed to the
     1914 STAR (1193 Pte., R.A.M.C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                                 recipient’s mother and related medallion:
     (Pte.) NEF                                                  £195                                EXPLOSIVES LOADING COMPANY, silver medal for Distinguished Service,
      Owen Stevens of Snodland, near Maidstone, Kent was 23 and in interred in                       39 mm, obverse inscribed ‘Pro Patria April 2nd 1916’ wreath of laurel
      the Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France.                                          around, the reverse inscribed (Presented to P. Gammon by
1042 Four: Captain R. C. Anderson, 1st Battalion, Black Watch, who was                               Explosives Loading Company for Distinguished Service)
     mortally wounded on the first day of the Battle of Loos,                                        hallmarked Birmingham 1916. EF                                £2850
     succumbing to his wounds two days later.                                                         His commanding officer, Lieut. Colonel R. McDowall wrote:
     1914 STAR, WITH CLASP (Lieut., R. Highrs.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                              ‘I much regret to let you know that your son was killed in an ambush by the
     M EDALS , M.I.D. oak leaf (Capt.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Robert                                rebels on Friday evening the 26th inst. He and Corporal Hall also a Bandman
                                                                                                      were both killed, three men and an officer were injured as well.
     Cunningham Anderson) EF
                                                                                                      I knew your son personally and had a very great regard for him. We shall all
     Professionally mounted for display in a contemporary hinged, leather                             feel the loss very much as he was so popular in the regiment to which he was
     bound, glazed display frame, fitted with bronze regimental badge device                          devoted. I cannot let you know how grieved we all are about it. He was a
     and also containing the recipient’s Illuminated Memorial Scroll (Capt.                           brave lad and Buff to the back bone.’
     Robert Cunningham Anderson, Royal Highlanders). Sold with a
     reproduced portrait photograph of the recipient.                 £2500                           Walter Spencer Gammon was the son of Peter Spencer Gammon of St. Jean,
                                                                                                      Cottage Road, Ramsgate. He was 29 and is interred in the Ramsgate and St.
      M.I.D. London Gazette 30 Oct 1914.
                                                                                                      Lawrence Cemetery. His father worked at the Faversham Explosives Loading
                                                                                                      Company and distinguished himself following a disastrous explosion ripped
      Robert Cunningham Anderson was the eldest son of Alexander and Jessie
                                                                                                      through the factory.
      Cunningham Anderson of Prestwick, Ayrshire. He was educated at Rugby
      School where he won his Cap in 1908 and was in the XX11 in 1909. He
                                                                                                      At about midday of 2nd April 1916, sparks from a boiler house set alight some
      passed into the Sandhurst Company at the R.M.A., Woolwich, in 1909,
                                                                                                      empty sacks by the side of a shed containing T.N.T. and ammonium nitrate.
      passing out third with Honours and a Prize for Military Tactics, joining the 1st
                                                                                                      Despite the best efforts of the work force, the fire took hold of the shed and
      Battalion, Black Watch in October 1910. He was promoted Lieutenant in 1913,
                                                                                                      the area was ordered to be cleared. Soon afterwards, at about 1.20 p.m., the
      and Captain in May 1915 and served as Regimental Signaling Officer and
                                                                                                      building blew up and the resulting explosion triggered further explosions from
      qualified as Interpreter in German.
                                                                                                      the nitro-glycerine washing plant nearby. The main explosion left a crater some
      He went to the Front with his regiment on 13 Aug 1914 and was present
                                                                                                      40 yards across and 20 feet deep, destroying adjacent buildings and causing
      during the Retreat from Mons, and in the Battles of Le Cateau, the Marne
                                                                                                      fires throughout the factory complex. Some 20 and 40 minutes after the main
      and the Aisne. He was severely wounded by shrapnel on 29 Oct 1914 at the
                                                                                                      explosion two further explosions occurred and throughout the factory there
      first Battle of Ypres, his life being saved by some sovereigns in his pocket which
                                                                                                      was the continual danger of smaller but equally deadly detonations from
      were driven deep into his back, and diverted a piece of shrapnel from his
                                                                                                      munitions and mines. Into this lethal environment, teams of factory workers, fire
      spine. On recovering, he returned to France in May 1915, and was mortally
                                                                                                      brigade and army personnel attempted to tackle the blaze and rescue the
      wounded at Hulluch on 25 Sept 1915 while leading his company in the attack
                                                                                                      injured, many of whom had suffered terrible burns.
      in the Battle of Loos. Anderson died two days later, aged 24, and is interred in
                                                                                                      As many as 120 people died, victims were men and boys, including many
      the Noeux-Les Mines Cemetery, France.
                                                                                                      firefighters who died in smaller explosions after the first blast. Around 70 of the
1043 Three: Second Lieutenant B. O. Denham, Labour Corps, late 14th                                   dead were buried in a mass communal grave there just four days after the
     Battalion London Regiment, murdered by terrorists in Palestine,                                  explosion which was described as being “So great that windows across the
     26 April 1948.                                                                                   Thames estuary in Southend were shattered and the tremor was felt in
                                                                                                      Norwich”.
     1914 STAR (1802 Pte., 14/Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2
     Lieut.) GVF                                                     £495                       1047 Three: Corporal W. Atherton, Rifle Brigade.
      Private Bertram Owen Denham, 14th Battalion London Regiment, entered the                       1914-15 STAR (Z-1771 Pte. Rif. Brig.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
      France/Flanders theatre of war on 15 September 1914. After later serving with                  (Cpl.) GVF                                                        £80
      the Army Ordnance Corps he was commissioned into the labour Corps on 18
      October 1917. A Jewish Member of the Freemasons, being a member of the                    1048 Four: Gunner L. Eggett, Royal Horse Artillery.
      Lodge of King Solomon’s Temple 4611, he assisted in the dedication of the                      1914 STAR (53960 Gnr., R.H.A.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
      Temporary Masonic Hall at Bezalel Street, Jerusalem, on 7 October 1937. He                     (Gnr., R.A.); ARMY MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (Gnr.,
      was also present in the last meeting of his Lodge in Jerusalem on 13 March                     R.H.A.) NEF
      1948, before it was transferred back to London following the end of the British                Together with related bronze ‘Robroy Prize’ medallion.           £390
      Palestine Mandate. Denham, in the Master’s Chair, was the only member
      present who had also been at the first meeting and consecration. He was a                       M.S.M. London Gazette 18 Jan 1919. Gunner Leonard Eggett, ‘X’ Battery,
      Founder of the Lodge and the first Junior Deacon of the Lodge. Denham                           Royal Horse Artillery.
      was murdered by terrorists in Palestine on 26 April 1948.
      An extract from The Times, 28 April 1948, reads, ‘.... Commander Leggatt was                    Leonard Eggett was born in Kingston, Surrey and joined the Royal Artillery in
      the second British civilian shot dead in Jerusalem in 24 hours. Near the                        1908. He served in ‘X’ Battery, with the B.E.F. in France from 26 Apr 1914 until
      Jerusalem Sports Club last night, Mr B. O. Denham, of the Public Works                          his discharged on 18 Aug 1919.
      Department, who had been in Palestine since the first world war, was found                1049 Three: Driver E. S. Franklin, Lahore Reserve Park, Army Service
      dead. ....’                                                                                    Corps.
1044 Three: Private G. Carr, 16th Divisional Supply Column, Army                                     1914 STAR (TS-753 Dvr., A.S.C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
     Service Corps.                                                                                  (Dvr.) EF                                                   £110
     1914 STAR (T-29403 Dvr., A.S.C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
     (Dvr.) EF                                                   £110                           1050 Three: Greaser D. Long, Merchant Fleet Auxiliary.
                                                                                                     1914-15 STAR (Tr. M.F.A.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Gsr.)
1045 Three: Major M. Fitzmaurice-Kelly, Royal Army Medical Corps.                                    GVF                                                          £80
     1914 STAR (Lieut:, R.A.M.C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS, with
     M.I.D. oak leaf (Major) EF                                                                 1051 Three: Second Lieutenant E. Smallman, Royal Engineers, late
     These in the named card boxes of issue.                       £250                              Royal Naval Air Service, who died on 19 November 1916.
                                                                                                     1914-15 STAR (F.4424 P.O.M., R.N.A.S.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
      M.I.D. London Gazette 4 Jan 1917.                                                              MEDALS (F.4424 P.O.M., R.N.A.S.) EF                        £245
      Maurice Fitzmaurice-Kelly was wounded during the Great War and later                            Edward Smallman enlisted into the R.N.A.S. as a Petty Officer Mechanic (E) on
      became a renowned consulting surgeon in Sussex. He died in 1931 and his                         3 May 1915. Based on President II, he served in the Armoured Car Division in
      obituary was published in The Times and in the British Medical Journal.                         France until December 1915. Later commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the
                                                                                                      Royal Engineers, he died of disease on 19 November 1916. He was buried in
                                                                                                      Richmond Cemetery, Surrey. Sold with original Admiralty condolence slip to
                                                                                                      accompany the medals sent to Miss F. E. Smallman.

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1052 Pair: Captain J. A. Savage, 1st Battalion, Northampton Regiment,                        1058 Three: Sapper Kadar Baksh, 3rd Battalion, Sappers & Miners.
     who was killed on the Aisne on 17th September 1914, the victim of                            1914-15 STAR (No.2880 Spr., 3/ S. & M.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
     “White Flag Treachery”.                                                                      MEDALS (Spr.) GVF                                            £285
     1914 STAR (Capt., North’n R.); VICTORY MEDAL (Capt.) GVF
     Sold with a reproduced portrait photograph of the recipient and extensive               1059 Three: Corporal A. R. Taylor, 20th Battalion, London Regiment.
     research.                                                           £650                     1914-15 STAR (2967 Pte., 20th. Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
                                                                                                  MEDALS (Cpl., 20- Lond. R.) GVF                                £95
       Captain John Ardkeen Savage was the son of the Reverend Francis Forbes
       Savage and Ethel Margaret Savage, of Flushing Vicarage, Falmouth, Cornwall,                  Albert R. Taylor served latterly as a Sergeant in the Royal West Kent Regiment.
       and of the Ards, County Down, and was born at Chatham on 16 Sept 1883.                1060 Pair: Gunner T. P. Card, Royal Navy, who was killed in action
       He was the grandson of Captain John Morris Savage, R.A. who fell in the
       Crimea, and great-grandson of General Sir John Boscawen Savage K.C.B.,                     aboard H.M. Fleet Messenger Ermine in action with an enemy
       K.H., who fought at Copenhagen and the Nile. Captain Savage was                            submarine in the Aegean Sea on 2nd August 1917.
       educated at Kelly College, Tavistock, and joined the 3rd West Riding Regiment              1914-15 STAR (Gnr., R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Gnr., R.N.)
       in October 1900. With it he served in the South African War, 1899-1901, and                EF                                                               £350
       was present at the operations in Cape Colony, December 1900 to June                          Thomas Philip Lester Card of Bridport, Dorset, entered the Navy on 9 Sept
       1901. He received the Queen’s Medal with four clasps.                                        1910 and was commissioned Gunner on 29 May 1916. He was 28 and is
       He afterwards joined the Royal Garrison Regiment and on its disbandment in                   commemorated on the Chatham Memorial.
       July, 1905, he transferred to the 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment in
       India, in which he became a Captain in March 1912. He was seconded for                1061 Three: Private W. F. Smith, 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers,
       service with the West African Frontier Force in Gambia and South Nigeria from              who died of wounds on 10th March 1917.
       1911-13.                                                                                   1914-15 STAR (19343 Pte., S. Wales Bord.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
       He was shot in the trenches at the Battle of the Aisne on the 17 Sept 1914.                MEDALS (Pte.) GVF                                              £195
       The following is an account of the circumstances:
       “On Monday, the 15th September, the English advance trench on the Aisne                      Private William Frederick Smith was born in Birmingham and is interred in the
       was occupied by one hundred and sixty men of ‘B’ Company, 1st                                Bray Military Cemetery, France.
       Northamptonshire Regiment, who had fought their way back from Mons. On                1062 Four: Sergeant C. H. Cotton, 3rd County of London Yeomanry.
       Tuesday, all the officers except a Subaltern having been killed, Captain
       Savage was sent from his own (‘D’) Company to take command. At about 2.30                  1914-15 STAR (694 Sjt., C. of Lond. Yeo.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
       the following day (Wednesday) word came down the line that the Germans                     M EDALS (Sjt., 3-Co. of Lond. Yeo.); TERRITORIAL FORCE EFFICIENCY
       were showing the white flag. This was unconfirmed, but about an hour later it              MEDAL, G.V.R. (266308 Sjt., 3/ Co. of Lond. Yeo.), light contact wear VF
       was reported that they were laying down their arms, and had actually hoisted                                                                                    £275
       the white flag over the trench. On this Captain Savage got out of the trench,
       and laying down his sword and revolver advanced unarmed towards the                   1063 Three: Private E. F. Read, 20th Battalion London Regiment.
       German position which was about eight yards distant. He was followed by his                1914-15 STAR (4048 Pte., 20-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
       Subaltern - Lieutenant Dimmer, K.R.R.C. - who afterwards received the                      MEDALS (4048 Pte., 20 Lond. R.), the first gilded VF        £95
       Victoria Cross. The German officer in command met Captain Savage in the                      Private Edward F. Read embarked for service in France on 9 Oct 1915.
       middle of the intervening ground, and both officers were seen to salute. After
       about five minutes’ conversation they again saluted, each turned to return to         1064 Three: Private F. H. James, 20th Battalion London Regiment, died
       his trench. Just as Captain Savage reached his own, Mr Dimmer, who looked                  of wounds, 3 April 1918.
       round, saw that the Germans were in the act of firing and called out to warn               1914-15 STAR (3230 Pte., 20-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
       Captain Savage, at the same time throwing himself to the ground. As Captain                MEDALS (3230 Pte., 20-Lond. R.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Frederick
       Savage did so the scabbard of his sword caught in the ground, causing a
       moment’s delay, and he fell dead riddled by the bullets of a treacherous                   Henry James) EF
       enemy. Captain Savage was buried on the same day...”                                       Together with the forwarding slips for the British War and Victory Medals
       Captain Savage was 31 and is commemorated on La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre                         and Memorial Plaque                                                 £350
       Memorial, France.                                                                            Frederick Henry James was born in Kilburn, lived in Lewisham and enlisted at
                                                                                                    Blackheath. He embarked for service in France on 19 Aug 1915 and died of
1053 Three: Private E. Dumphy, Rifle Brigade, who was killed in action
                                                                                                    wounds on 3 April 1918. James was buried in the Doullens Communal
     with the 2nd Battalion at Fromelles on 9th May 1915.                                           Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. He was the son of James James of 62
     1914-15 STAR (Z-768 Pte., Rif. Brig.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                          Brookbank Road, Lewisham, London.
     (Z-768 Pte., Rif. Brig.) GVF                                     £180
                                                                                             1065 Family group:
       Edward Dumphy, who was born in Salford, Manchester, was killed in action at
       Fromelles on 9 May 1915, while serving in the 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. He             Three: Corporal F. J. Cross, Machine Gun Corps, late 20th
       has no known grave and is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial,                        Battalion London Regiment.
       Hainaut, Belgium.                                                                          1914-15 STAR (2503 Pte., 20-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
                                                                                                  MEDALS (2503 Cpl., 20-Lond. R.) EF
1054 Three: Acting Corporal A. H. Fudge, 20th Battalion London                                    Together with his brother’s plaque:
     Regiment.
     1914-15 STAR (1986 L. Cpl., 20/Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                              BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Albert Victor Cross) EF                          £175
     MEDALS (1986 A. Cpl., 20-Lond. R) BWM naming officially corrected NEF
                                                                                                    Private Frederick James Cross, 20th London Regiment, entered the
                                                                       £95
                                                                                                    France/Flanders theatre of war on 9 March 1915. Later served as a Serjeant
       Lance-Corporal Alfred H. Fudge embarked for service in France on 9 March                     in the Machine Gun Corps. He died on 24 June 1920, aged 26 years. He was
       1915.                                                                                        the son of Edward and Alice Cross of 20 Milton Road, Old Ford, London. Born
                                                                                                    in Bethnal Green. Medals in damaged card boxes of issue, together with two
1055 Three: Private A. S. Knowles, Royal West Kent Regiment, late 20th                              medal forwarding slips and registered envelopes.
     Battalion London Regiment.
     1914-15 STAR (2571 Pte., 20th Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                               Private Albert Victor Cross, 3rd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, died on 18
     MEDALS (2571 Pte., 20-Lond. R.) GVF                           £95                              September 1919, aged 20 years. He was the son of Edward and Alice Cross
       Private Arthur S. Knowles embarked for service in France on 9 Mar 1915. He                   of 20 Milton Road, Old Ford, London, and brother of Frederick James Cross.
       later transferred into the Royal West Kent Regiment.                                         Plaque in card envelope and original paper addressed envelope.

1056 Three: Private F. G. Toop, 20th Battalion London Regiment.
     1914-15 STAR (3512 Pte., 20-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
     MEDALS (3512 Pte., 20 Lond. R.) GVF                         £95
       Frederick G. Toop embarked for service in France on 10 Nov 1915.
1057 Three: Private F. G. Williams, 20th Battalion London Regiment
     1914-15 STAR (3236 Pte., 20-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
     MEDALS (3236 Pte., 20 Lond. R.) GVF                           £95
       Frank G. Williams embarked for service in France on 9 Aug 1915.




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1066 Four: Lieutenant F. Hughes, 10th Battalion, South Lancashire                                1073 Three: Private H. J. Boothby, Rifle Brigade.
     Regiment, who was killed in action on 11th October 1916.                                         1914-15 STAR (S-11633 Pte., Rif: Brig:); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
     1914-15 STAR (2.Lieut., S. Lan. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                              MEDALS (Pte.) GVF                                             £85
     (Lieut.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Frederick Hughes) EF        £1200                               Harry J. Boothby served in France from 22 Jun 1915.
      An obituary and photograph appears on page 131 of the Dulwich College
      Roll of Honour:                                                                            1074 Three: Acting-Sergeant C. W. Higbee, Worcester Regiment.
                                                                                                      1914-15 STAR (9552 Pte., Worc. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
      “Lieutenant Frederick Hughes (1900-02), 10th Service Battalion, South                           (9552 A. Sjt., Worc. R.) GVF                                    £85
      Lancashire Regiment. Born 27th September 1886. He went through a course                          Charles W. Higbee served in France & Flanders from 7 Mar 1915 and was
      of training at the Crystal Palace Engineering School, afterwards being chiefly                   discharged on 21 Feb 1919.
      engaged in the construction of sewerage works. On declaration of war he
      enlisted in the 5th Territorial Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. In April 1915,           1075 Three: Private A. T. Northcott, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment.
      he obtained a temporary commission in the 10th Battalion, South Lancashire                      1914-15 STAR (3-3374 Pte., Essex R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
      Regiment after passing through the Officers Training Corps, Pembroke                            MEDALS (Pte.) NEF                                               £85
      College, Cambridge. He completed his training with the 3rd Reserve Battalion,
                                                                                                       Private Northcott embarked for service in France & Flanders on 30 Sept 1915.
      at Gt. Crosby, and in September proceeded to France, being attached to the
      1st Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment, who were later transferred to the              1076 Pair: Private G. W. Matthews, Essex Regiment.
      Salonika front, where he was killed in action on 11th October 1916.”                            1914-15 STAR (12706 Pte., Essex R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
                                                                                                      (Pte.) GVF                                                      £85
      Frederick Hughes, son of Edward and Elizabeth Hughes of Little Horeham,
      Warbleton, Heathfield, Sussex was 30 and is interred in the Struma military                      George W. Matthews saw overseas service first in Gallipoli from 9 Nov 1915.
      Cemetery, Greece.
                                                                                                 1077 Three: Acting Warrant Officer 2nd Class J. Peffers, 2nd Battalion,
1067 Four: Acting Warrant Officer 1st Class A. J. Bayliss, Royal Army                                 Cameron Highlanders, who died of wounds in Salonika on 25th
     Service Corps.                                                                                   September 1918.
     1914-15 STAR (SS-19290 T.S.S.Mjr., A.S.C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                              1914-15 STAR (3/6198 L-Cpl., Cam’n Highrs.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
     MEDALS (T.W.O.Cl.1); ARMY MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R., 1ST                                 MEDALS (A.W.O.Cl.2, Cam’n Highrs.) NEF                           £195
     ISSUE (T.S.S.Mjr., R.A.S.C.) GVF                                £225                              John Peffers is interred in the Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery, Greece.
      M.S.M. London Gazette 6 Jun 1919.
                                                                                                 1078 Pair: Private J. Shaw, Rifle Brigade.
      Albert James Bayliss served in France & Flanders from 20 Oct 1915.                              1914-15 STAR (S-1637 Pte., Rif: Brig:); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
                                                                                                      (S-1637 Pte., Rif. Brig.) GVF                                     £85
1068 Four: Private J. H. Bennett, 1/7th London Regiment, who was killed
     in action in August 1918.                                                                   1079 Four: Lance-Corporal E. Lockyer, 2nd Battalion, King’s Liverpool
     1914-15 STAR (1721 Pte. J. H. Bennett, 7-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND                              Regiment.
     VICTORY MEDALS (1721 Pte. J. H. Bennett, 7-Lond. R.); BRONZE MEMORIAL                            1914-15 STAR (11232 Pte., L’Pool R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
     PLAQUE (John Henry Bennett), the first polished and with corrosion to                            (Pte.); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F.
     reverse, thus fine, the others GVF                               £345                            1919 (L.Cpl., 2/ King’s Regt.), mounted as worn GVF             £220
      John Henry Bennett, who first entered the French theatre of war in March                   1080 Four: Staff-Sergeant F. Winkley, Royal Army Medical Corps.
      1915, was killed in action on the Somme on 8 August 1918, while serving in                      1914-15 STAR (18230 S.Sjt., R.A.M.C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
      the 1/7th Battalion, London Regiment. On that date, his unit advanced in a
      heavy mist to capture Mallard Wood, amidst much opposition, the start of three                  MEDALS (S.Sjt.); ARMY MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE
      days of heavy fighting in which the 1/7th’s casualties totaled 12 officers and                  (7245295 S.Sjt., R.A.M.C.) GVF                                £295
      300 other ranks. Bennett has no known grave and is commemorated on the                           Frederick Winkley served in Egypt from 20 Jul 1915.
      Vis-En-Artois Memorial; sold with a full account of the action from the Battalion’s
      war diary.                                                                                 1081 Three: Private A. Richardson, 7th Battalion, London Regiment,
                                                                                                      who was killed in action on 23rd November 1916.
1069 Pair: Corporal P. W. Scholey, 20th Battalion London Regiment,                                    1914-15 STAR (4605 Pte., 7-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
     who died of wounds on 29th September 1916.                                                       (Pte.) NEF                                                      £225
     1914-15 STAR (3066 Pte., 20-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR MEDAL (3066 Cpl.,
                                                                                                       Alfred Richardson enlisted at Dalston and embarked for France on 14 Nov
     20-Lond. R.)
                                                                                                       1915. He was killed in action at Ypres, near Hill 60 and the regimental history
     Sold with a with modern photo of his headstone at St. Sever Cemetery,                             states;
     Rouen.                                                           £95                              “On the 23rd the battalion returned to the trenches in the Strong Point Nine
      Percy William Scholey of 36 Devonshire Road, Greenwich, Kent enlisted into                       area, relieving the Post Office Rifles. “A” and “B” went into the front line, “C”
      the 20th London Regiment at Blackheath. He was 24 and is interred in the St.                     occupied Railway Dug-outs, while “D” remained with H.Q. at Strong Point Nine.
      Sever Cemetery, Rouen.                                                                           Pte. A. Richardson was killed on this day while guiding an R.A.M.C. Colonel
                                                                                                       round the line.”
1070 Four: Private A. Cunnell, Royal Marine Light Infantry.                                            He is interred in the Railway Dugouts burial ground, Ypres.
     1914-15 STAR (CH.8792 Pte., R.M.L.I.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
     M EDALS (Pte.); Italy, MESSINA EARTHQUAKE MEDAL 1908, mounted for                           1082 Three: Private W. J. Sparey, Merrett Light Infantry.
     wearing GVF                                                 £350                                 1914-15 STAR (17530 Pte., Som. L.I.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
                                                                                                      (Pte.), mounted as worn GVF                                      £85
      Private Alfred Cunnell was born in Camberwell, London and joined the Royal
      Marines at Walmer on 22 Jan 1896, aged 20. He was serving aboard H.M.S.                          William J. Sparey embarked for France on 20 Jul 1915 and later transferred
      Minerva at the time of the Messina earthquake and is confirmed as being one                      into the Hampshire Regiment. Sparey was discharged and received a Silver
      of those who went ashore to help with the rescue operations. There were                          War Badge.
      412 medals to this ship including 48 Royal Marines of whom 35 went ashore.                 1083 Three: Acting Sergeant A. Love, Rifle Brigade.
1071 Four: Petty Officer H. J. Warren, Royal Navy                                                     1914-15 STAR (B-2060 Pte., Rif: Brig:); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
     1914-15 STAR (237041 L.S., R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                                 (A.Sjt.) NEF                                                      £85
     (237041 P.O., R.N.) with B.W.M. card box of issue; IMPERIAL SERVICE                               Arthur Love embarked for France on 30 Jul 1915.
     MEDAL, E.II.R., 1st issue (Herbert James Warren) in Royal Mint case of
     issue EF                                                         £275                       1084 Four: Leading Stoker C. Churchward, Royal Navy.
                                                                                                      1914-15 STAR (K.16054, Sto. 1. R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
1072 Three: Corporal J. Marks, South Lancashire Regiment.                                             (L. Sto.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., V.R., NARROW SUSPENSION (L. Sto.
     1914-15 STAR (13901 Cpl., S. Lan: R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                                   H.M.S. Vivid), contact wear and a little polished VF            £190
     MEDALS (Cpl.) GVF                                           £85                                   Cleo Churchward was born in Plymouth and joined the Navy in September
      Josiah Marks embarked for service in France on 6 Sept 1915 and was                               1912. He was drafted to H.M.S. New Zealand in January 1913 and served
      discharged on 15 Nov 1917.                                                                       aboard her for the following six years. Churchward was present at the Battles
                                                                                                       of Heligoland Bight and Dogger Bank, and the Battle of Jutland. He received
                                                                                                       his L.S.& G.C. Medal in 1927 and was still in service in 1929.



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1085 Three: Private T. McCarthy, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.                             1095 Four: Chief Armourer G. Williams, Royal Navy.
     1914-15 STAR (13486 Pte., L. N. Lan: R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                             1914-15 STAR (143527, Ch. Ammr. R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
     MEDALS (Pte.) GVF                                              £85                            MEDALS (143527 Ch. Armr. R.N.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., V.R., NARROW
      Thomas McCarthy from Bury, Lancashire was discharged on 29 Oct 1917.                         SUSPENSION (Ch. Armr., H.M.S. Resolution) NEF                    £295
                                                                                                     George Williams of Devenport, Devon joined the Navy on 16 Dec 1887, aged
1086 Three: Private A. C. Blackburn, 11th Battalion, London Regiment.                                18. His L.S & G.C. medal was awarded on 13 Mar 1903 and Williams was
     1914-15 STAR (2537 Pte., 11-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                                  pensioned to shore in 1909. Recalled for the Great War, he served until 11
     MEDALS (Pte.) GVF                                            £90                                Mar 1919.
      Arthur C. Blackburn served first in Egypt from 10 Aug 1915.                             1096 Four: Bombardier H. W. Jackson, Royal Garrison Artillery.
1087 Three: Private W. B. Jones, 6th Battalion, London Regiment, who                               1914-15 STAR (26359 Bmbr., R.G.A.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
     was wounded in action at the Battle of Loos, 25th September                                   (Gnr., R.A.); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan
     1915.                                                                                         N.W.F. 1919 (26359 L-Bdr., R.G.A.) official correction to service number
     1914-15 STAR (2222 Pte., 6-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                          on the last NEF                                                      £125
     (2222 Pte., 6-Lond. R.) GVF
     Together with a postcard portrait photograph of the recipient.  £126                     1097 Eight: Paymaster Commander Brian O’Farrell Gregory, Royal
                                                                                                   Navy.
      William Benjamin Jones attested for the 6th Battalion, London Regiment on 2                  1914-15 STAR (Clk., R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Payr. S.
      Sept 1914 and embarked for service in France on 18 Mar 1915. He suffered                     Lt., R.N.); 1939-45 STAR ; ATLANTIC STAR ; AFRICA STAR ; WAR MEDAL
      gun shot wounds to the knee at the Battle of Loos on 25 Sept 1915 and was
      discharged wounded on 8 Jul 1916, aged 22.                                                   1939-45, M.I.D. oak leaf; CORONATION 1937, mounted court style for wear
                                                                                                   GVF                                                                £375
1088 Three: Sergeant F. Skinner, Royal Fusiliers.                                                    M.I.D. London Gazette 1 January 1941 & 1 January 1942.
     1914-15 STAR (5658 Pte., R. Fus.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
     (Sjt.) GVF                                                    £85                               Brian O’Farrell Gregory was born on 20 November 1896, the son of
      Frederick Skinner served first in France from 1 Jun 1915.                                      Commander Joseph E. Gregory, R.N. He was appointed an Assistant Clerk in
                                                                                                     July 1914; Clerk in July 1915; Assistant Paymaster in September 1917 and
1089 Three: Private T. E. Clements, Rifle Brigade.                                                   Sub-Lieutenant in September 1919. Attaining the rank of Paymaster
     1914-15 STAR (B-2405 Pte., Rif: Brig.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                          Commander in 1938, he was twice mentioned in despatches while serving on
     (Pte.) EF                                                         £85                           H.M.S. Carlisle. With some copied research.
      Thomas E. Clements served in France from 21 May 1915.                                   1098 Pair: Acting-Corporal C. Bastin, Royal Irish Regiment.
1090 Three: Private A. Halms, 6th Battalion, London Regiment.                                      1914-15 STAR (8311 Pte. (A.Cpl.), R. Ir. Regt:); VICTORY MEDAL (A.Cpl.)
     1914-15 STAR (1590 Pte., 6-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                          NEF                                                                £55
     (Pte.) GVF                                                       £95                            Charles Bastin served in France from 19 Jul 1915 and was discharged on 7 Jul
                                                                                                     1917.
      Alfred Halms of Walworth, London served with the B.E.F. in France from 17
      Mar 1915 until 2 Jun 1915 and was discharged on 5 May 1916, suffering from              1099 Three: Acting Corporal W. Cavenagh, Army Service Corps, who
      shell shock                                                                                  enlisted in September 1915 at the age of 59
1091 Three: Private W. Holmes, 2nd Battalion, York and Lancaster                                   1914-15 STAR (SS-16592 Pte-A. Cpl., A.S.C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
     Regiment.                                                                                     MEDALS (SS-16592 A. Cpl., A.S.C.) EF                            £250
     1914-15 STAR (5325 Pte., York: & Lanc: R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                             Waring Cavenagh was born in Dublin on 17 September 1856. An Artist by
     MEDALS (Pte.) GVF                                                £90                            occupation, living at ‘Woodside, Mead Road, Thundersley, Essex’, he attested
                                                                                                     for the Army Service Corps at London on 10 September 1915, giving his age
      Wilfred Holmes was born in the parish of Kirkheaton, near the town of                          as 44 years (he was actually 59!). Serving with the 29th Labour Company,
      Huddersfield, Yorkshire, and attested for service in the York & Lancaster                      A.S.C., he was posted to the Egypt theatre of war on 15 November 1915. He
      Regiment Regiment on 2 Jan 1899. Discharged in 1903, he re-engaged on 1                        was soon after posted to Salonika where he contracted influenza and dilation
      Jan 1911 and served in France from 8 Dec 1914 until 10 Jan 1916. Holmes                        of the heart. Invalided home, he was discharged at Catterick as ‘no longer
      was discharged having completed his term of enlistment on 24 Jan 1916.                         physically fit for War Service’ on 26 May 1916. In September 1916 he was living
1092 Four: Second Lieutenant J. Jarvie, 7th/8th Battalion, King’s Own                                at ‘137 Lymington Avenue, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex’.
     Scottish Borderers, who died of wounds on 17th April 1917.
                                                                                                     Sold with a photograph of the recipient in uniform; Certificate of Discharge (this
     1914-15 STAR (21287 Sjt., R. Scots.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
                                                                                                     gives his correct age as 59 years, 253 days); Character Certificate; National
     (2.Lieut.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE EF                                                           Registration Card; Furlough Pass pending discharge; named lid from ‘British
     Attractively framed together with the recipient’s illuminated memorial                          War and Victory’ card box of issue; registered envelope for the medals,
     scroll, named ‘Second Lieutenant John Jarvie, King’s Own Scottish                               addressed to ‘Mr Waring Cavenagh, Heathfield, Clifton Grove, Leigh-on-Sea’;
     Borderers’.                                                      £850                           A.S.C. cap badge; recipient’s identity disk; copied m.i.c. and service papers.
      John Jarvie was born in Falkirk, Stirlingshire and enlisted into the Royal Scots        1100 Three: Lieutenant H. R. Gilbert, Royal Field Artillery, late 3rd
      on 27 Jan 1915. A 28 year old school teacher, he was posted to the 13th                      County of London Yeomanry.
      Battalion on 28 Jan 1915 and served in France from 9 Jul 1915. Jarvie was
      commissioned into the King’s Own Scottish Borderers on 7 Nov 1916 and                        1914-15 STAR (923 Pte., 3rd Co. of Lond. Y.) officially re-impressed;
      posted to the 7th/8th Battalion. He died of wounds at 12 Stationary Hospital                 BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2.Lieut.) GVF                     £135
      on 17 Apr 1917 and is interred in St. Pol Communal Cemetery, France.                           Henry Rimmington Gilbert served in Egypt from 28 Apr 1915 before embarking
                                                                                                     for Gallipoli and was commissioned into the Royal Field Artillery on 8 Mar 1918.
1093 Family group.
     Three: Private R. J. Sadd, Suffolk Regiment.                                             1101 Three: Private S. Hawkins, Royal West Kent Regiment.
     1914-15 Star (12366 Pte., Suff. R.); British War and Victory Medals                           1914-15 STAR (TF-1558 Pte., R. W. Kent R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
     (12366 Pte., Suff. R.) edge bruising, contact marks VF                                        MEDALS (Pte.), mounted as worn GVF                               £95
     Five: Private J. Sadd, Suffolk Regiment
     INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1937-39                      1102 Three: Second Lieutenant L. A. F. W. Dickenson, 4th Battalion,
     (5827118 Pte., Suff. R.) officially renamed; 1939-45 STAR; BURMA STAR;                        Bedfordshire Regiment, attached 1st Battalion, Royal Irish
     DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS GVF                                        £235                        Regiment, who died of wounds received in action at Ypres on
                                                                                                   10th May 1915.
1094 Pair: Private W. Nelson, Irish Guards.                                                        1914-15 STAR (2.Lieut., Bedf. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2.
     1914-15 STAR (4999 Pte., I. Gds.); BRITISH WAR MEDAL (Pte.) GVF £75                           Lieut.) EF                                                       £550
      William J. Nelson served in France from 17 Aug 1915 and was discharged on                      Lieutenant Lawrence Aubrey Fiennes Wingfield Dickenson was the son of the
      30 Mar 1919, receiving a Silver War Badge.                                                     Rev. F. W. Dickenson, of Inworth Rectory, Kelvedon, Essex and is buried in
                                                                                                     the Merville Communal Cemetery, 15km north of Bethune.
                                                                                                     He was educated at Forest School, Walthamstow, and Selwyn College,
                                                                                                     Cambridge, and obtained a commission through the O.T.C.
                                                                                                     A memorial inscribed to his memory is found in the parish church of All Saints,
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1103 Three: Private W. S. Buckle, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment,                      1111 Three: Lieutenant R. W. Carter, 6th Battalion, Royal Dublin
     who was severely wounded in action on 2 July 1916.                                          Fusiliers, who was wounded in action at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli, on
     1914-15 STAR (5163 Pte., E. Surr. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                       9th August 1915.
     (Pte.) GVF                                                       £135                       1914-15 STAR (2 Lieut., R. D. Fus.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
       Private W. S. Buckle from Rougham, Bury St. Edmonds, served in France from                (Lieut.), the last with official correction to rank NEF         £650
       27 Sept 1917 and suffered multiple gun shot wounds on 2 July 1916. He was                   Robert Wellington Carter was employed on the educational staff of the Royal
       invalided home and having recovered served again in France & Flanders from                  Hibernian Military School, Dublin at the outbreak of hostilities. He attested for
       6 Jun 1917 until 10 Feb 1918.                                                               the Royal Dublin Fusiliers on 23 Sept 1914 and having been posted to the
                                                                                                   6th Battalion, embarked for service in Gallipoli. He was wounded in action on 9
1104 Three: Driver F. J. Millard, Royal Field Artillery.                                           Aug 1915 at Suvla Bay, suffering a rifle bullet wound to the left shoulder.
     1914-15 STAR (105912 Dvr., R.F.A.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                            Invalided home, on recovery transferred to the Machine Gun Corps.
     (Dvr.) NEF                                                      £65
                                                                                            1112 Three: Captain H. G. Newport, 2nd and 3rd Battalions, Leinster
1105 Pair: Private W. Bailey, Royal Warwick Regiment.                                            Regiment, who was wounded in action at Delville Wood on 31st
     1914-15 STAR (9882 Pte., R. War. R.); BRITISH WAR MEDAL (Pte.) GVF                          August 1916.
                                                                      £45                        1914-15 STAR (Lieut., Leins: R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
                                                                                                 (Capt.) EF                                                  £650
1106 Seven: Sergeant A. T. Sampson, Royal Marines
     1914-15 STAR (Po.16037 Bugr., R.M.L.I.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                              Hugh Greene Newport of Inistioge, County Kilkenny, was educated at
                                                                                                   Cheltenham College and commissioned into the Leinster Regiment on 22 Dec
     MEDALS (Po.16037 Pte., R.M.L.I.); DEFENCE MEDAL; WAR MEDAL; JUBILEE
                                                                                                   1914. He served in France from 31 Jul 1917 and in the fighting at Delville
     1935; ROYAL NAYY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2nd issue, fixed suspension                             Wood suffered a rifle bullet wound to the to the right thigh, breaking his femur.
     (Po16037Sgt., R.M.) GVF                                                 £295                  Newport was invalided home and subsequently discharged. He is mentioned a
     Sold with an original portrait photograph of the recipient in uniform, dated                  number of times in Stand To by Captain F. C. Hitchcock, M.C.
     1934.
                                                                                            1113 Three: Private A. E. Adams, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent
       Arthur Turner Sampson was born in Gosport on 17 May 1897. A Greenwich                     Regiment, who was killed in action at Loos on 8th October 1915.
       School Boy, he entered the Royal Marines on 10 May 1912 and served
       aboard H.M.S. Agincourt and H.M.S. Achilles during the Great War.                         1914-15 STAR (G-1004 Pte., R. W. Kent R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
                                                                                                 MEDALS (Pte.) GVF                                              £225
1107 Four: Joiner 1st Class M. O’Brien, Royal Navy                                                 Albert Edward Adams of Lyndhurst Terrace, New Eltham, London was 28 and
     1914-15 STAR (M.8041 Car. Cr., R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                          is commemorated on the Loos Memorial.
     (M.8041 Jr. 4, R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2nd issue, fixed
     suspension (M-8041 Jr. 1, H.M.S. Cumberland) edge bruising, contact                    1114 Five: Lieutenant A. W. Green, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.
     marks VF                                                               £185                 1914-15 STAR (J.36705, Boy 1. R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
     Sold with an original photograph of the recipient in uniform, circa 1924.                   (A.B. R.N.); DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS GVF
                                                                                                 Together with the recipient’s Silver War Badge, number RN.9966; original
       Michael O’Brien was born in Clonakilty, Cork, on 6 November 1891. A
       Carpenter by occupation, he enlisted into the Royal Navy as Carpenter’s Crew              postcard photograph of the recipient and his brother circa 1918;
       on 2 August 1914. During the war he served on the Aurora, August 1914 until               reproduced photograph of the recipient as a Lieutenant and his original
       December 1917 and Curlew, December 1917 until May 1919, and was                           Certificate of Service.                                           £140
       promoted to Joiner 4th, thence 3rd Class in October 1918. Continuing to                     Albert William Green of Haggerston, London joined the Navy on 2 Jan 1916,
       serve after the war, he was advanced to Joiner 2nd Class when on Curlew in                  aged 18. He served aboard H.M.S. Birmingham and was invalided due to
       October 1921 and Joiner 1st Class when on Hood in October 1924. O’Brien                     dementia on 4 Apr 1917. Green was commissioned into the Royal Naval
       was serving on the heavy cruiser Cumberland in 1927.                                        Volunteer Reserve during WW2.
1108 Three: Rifleman S. M. Davenport, 8th Battalion, Rifle Brigade, who                     1115 Four: Private A. E. Sutton, 2/4th Battalion, Royal West Kent
     was killed in action at Hooge during the “Liquid Fire Attack” on                            Regiment.
     30th July 1915.                                                                             1914-15 STAR (2608 Pte., R. W. Kent R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
     1914-15 STAR (B-3185 Pte., Rif: Brig:); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                      M EDALS (Pte.); SPECIAL CONSTABULARY LONG SERVICE MEDAL, G.VI.R.
     (Pte.) GVF                                                       £175                       (Alan E. Sutton), the last with minor correction GVF          £95
       Stanley Mowbray Davenport of Prestwick, Manchester was 23 and is                            Private Alan E. Sutton served in Gallipoli from 9 Aug 1915 and later transferred
       commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.                                            into 1/7 Battalion, Essex Regiment.
1109 Five: Leading Boatman E. W. Burridge, H.M. Coast Guard, late                           1116 Three: Lieutenant C. M. Pitts-Tucker, 1st Battalion, Highland Light
     Royal Navy, who was landed from H.M.S. Boxer during the                                     Infantry, who was killed in action at Givenchy on 21st December
     Messina Earthquake operations on 1908.                                                      1914.
     1914-15 STAR (206076, L.S., R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                           1914-15 STAR (Lieut., High. L.I.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
     (L.S.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2ND ISSUE, FIXED SUSPENSION (Lg.                    (Lieut.) NEF                                                      £1600
     Btn. H.M.C.G.); Italy, 1908 MESSINA EARTHQUAKE MEDAL GVF          £550                      Sold with a reproduced photograph of the recipient as published in The
       Edgar Willie Burridge of Shoreditch, London, enlisted into the Navy on 1                  Bond of Sacrifice.
       March, 1902, aged 18. During the Messina operations of 1908, he landed                      Cecil Mortimer Pitts-Tucker of Crosslands, Barnstaple, Devon, was born on 12
       from H.M.S. Boxer which was the smallest ship present with a crew of only 50.               Apr 1890 and educated at Charterhouse. He was commissioned 2nd
       Burridge entered the Western Boscastle Coast Guard in 1913 and was                          Lieutenant into the 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry on 20 Apr 1910;
       discharged in 1923 on reduction of the Coast Guard.                                         advanced Lieutenant, 18 Dec 1912, and served in Egypt from 9 Sept 1914
1110 Five: Stoker 1st Class C. Mullin, Royal Navy, who served aboard                               before landing in France.
                                                                                                   He was killed in action at Givenchy, “mown down by machine-gun fire” whilst
     H.M.S. Leander during the Messina Earthquake operations on
                                                                                                   attempting to lead reinforcements towards to Piquet House, Givenchy. He was
     1908.                                                                                         24 and is commemorated on Le Touret Memorial.
     1914-15 STAR (288588, Sto. 1 R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
     (Sto. 1); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE (Sto. 1 Cl. H.M.S.                 1117 Three: Sergeant J. Robinson, King’s Royal Rifle Corps.
     Leander); Italy, MESSINA EARTHQUAKE MEDAL, 1908 GVF                £485                     1914-15 STAR (8803 Cpl., K. R. Rif: C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
       Cornish Mullin was born in the parish of Modbury, Devon, and joined the Navy              MEDALS (Sjt.) GVF                                            £90
       on 12 May 1898. He received the L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1913 and was                    1118 Four: Sergeant F. R. Bickerton, “A” Company, 3rd Battalion,
       demobilised on 20 May 1920.
                                                                                                 London Regiment, who was killed in action on 18th May 1915.
                                                                                                 1914-15 STAR (1110 Cpl., 3/ Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
                                                                                                 (A.Sjt.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Frederick Richard Bickerton), the
                                                                                                 last a little polished, generally GVF
                                                                                                 Sold with four L.C.C. School Medals named to the recipient, dated 1905,
                                                                                                 1906, 1907, and 1908.                                              £295
                                                                                                   Richard Francis Bickerton of Tollington Park, London was 21 and is interred in
                                                                                                   the Merville Communal Cemetery, France.


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1119 Four: Lieutenant F. J. Nicoll, 12th Battalion, Highland Light                               1127 Family group.
     Infantry, who was killed in action at the Battle Loos on 25th                                    Three: Second Lieutenant L. G. Edwards, “C” Company, 11th
     September 1915.                                                                                  Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, who was killed in action 20th
     1914-15 STAR (Lieut., High. L. I.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                               September 1917.
     (Lieut.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Francis John Nicoll) EF            £1350                       1914-15 STAR (R-2031 Sjt., K.R.Rif:C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY
     Sold with a reproduced portrait photograph of the recipient in uniform.                          MEDALS (2.Lieut.) EF
       Francis John Nicoll was born on 15 Sept 1891 at Benholme Manse,                                These in the named card boxes of transmission, together with his
       Johnshaven, Kincardineshaire, son of the Rev. John Nicoll, Parish Minister of                  brother’s medals:
       Benholme. He received a scholarship to Fettes College, Edinburgh at the age
       of twelve and served as a Private in the Fettes College O.T.C. between 1908                      Pair: Private R. S. Edwards, Machine Gun Corps.
       and 1910. He gained an Open Classical Scholarship to Pembroke College,                           BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (35773 Pte., M.G.C.) EF
       Oxford and attained a B.A. Honours degree in 1914.                                               These in the named card box of transmission.                            £525
       At the outbreak of hostilities he attested as a Private into the 21st Battalion,
       Royal Fusiliers and on 23 Nov 1914 was appointed to commission into 12th                         Lewis George Edwards was born in the parish of Slinfold, near the town of
       Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Promoted Lieutenant, 1 Feb 1915, he went                     Horsham, Sussex and was resident in Ifield Road, Crawley, Surrey. He
       to the Front on 10 Jul 1915.                                                                     attested for the King’s Royal Rifle Corps at Winchester on 4 Sept 1914 and
       At the Battle of Loos on 25 Sept 1915, the 12th Highland Light Infantry, 46th                    following service in France was discharged to commission on 29 May 1917.
       Brigade was in the area of Hill 70. Of Nicoll’s fate, his commanding officer wrote               Having perviously suffered shrapnel wounds to the left knee on 7 Jul 1916, he
       in a letter to his next of kin:                                                                  was killed in action on 20 Sept 1917 and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot
       “He was killed gallantly fighting when very hard pressed. The 46th Brigade had                   Memorial.
       the task of forcing the German first line and of taking Hill 70, and this they did               His brother, Ralph Sidney Edwards served in France with the Machine Gun
       most gallantly. The company to which your son belonged forced its way right                      Corps.
       over Hill 70, and far beyond it, only to be in turn assailed by many times its            1128 Three: Private J. R. Jones, 8th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment.
       number of enemy. His platoon most stubbornly resisted all attacks; but most of                 1914-15 STAR (14682 Pte., York. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
       them were gradually killed or wounded, and in the end he was killed by a shot
       in the head - only two of the last twenty he had with him returned. I deeply                   (Pte.) NEF                                                      £90
       deplore the loss of a most excellent officer - one who was always most                    1129 Four: Lieutenant R. A. Betteridge, 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry,
       thorough in everything he was given to do. He was the greatest favourite with
       us all.”                                                                                       Indian Army.
       He was 24 and is commemorated on the Loos memorial.                                            1914-15 STAR (109. Pte., R. War. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
                                                                                                      (2. Lieut.); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F.
1120 Three: Corporal F. B. Flint, 20th Battalion London Regiment.                                     1919 (Lieut, 1-109 IN.) GVF
     1914-15 STAR (3970 Pte., 20-Lond. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                                   Sold together with a double issue of the IGS Medal (Lt., 1-109 Inf.). £370
     MEDALS (3970 Cpl., 20-Lond. R.)GVF                           £95
                                                                                                        Raymond Arthur Betteridge enlisted into the 16th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire
1121 Four: Corporal S. G. Shobbrook, Royal Air Force, late Royal                                        Regiment on 19 Sept 1914 and transferred into the Merrett Light Infantry in
                                                                                                        March 1917. He was commissioned into the Indian Army in June 1918.
     Engineers.
     1914-15 STAR (103211 Dvr., R.E.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                            1130 Four: Lieutenant J. H. Jones, Indian Army.
     (Dvr.); ROYAL AIR FORCE L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (329031 Cpl., R.A.F.) GVF                            1914-15 STAR (1944 L.Cpl., R: Fus.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
                                                                        £230                          (Lieut.); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1919-21
       During the Great War Samuel G. Shobbrook saw overseas service as a Driver                      (Lt., S.T.C.) NEF                                               £265
       in the Royal Engineers, embarking for France on 21 Nov 1915. He later                            James Horace Jones of Newport, Monmouthshire was commissioned into the
       transferred in the Royal Air Force.                                                              1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers from the ranks of the 9th Battalion on 9 Feb
                                                                                                        1917. He transferred into the Indian Army in 1919 and retired on 18 Jun
1122 Four: Yeoman of Signals H. E. Chalkley, H.M. Yacht Victoria &
                                                                                                        1920.
     Albert.
     1914-15 STAR (229904, Y.S., R.N.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS                           1131 Pair: Private C. Wratten, Royal West Kent Regiment.
     (Y.S.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2ND ISSUE, FIXED SUSPENSION                              B RITISH WAR MEDAL (204336 Pte., R. W. Kent R.); INDIA GENERAL
     (Yeo. Sigs. H.M.Y. Victoria & Albert), mounted as worn GVF     £340                              SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (Pte.) EF
       Harold Edwin Chalkley was born at Shanklin on the Isle of Wight and joined                     These in the original named card boxes of transmission.     £140
       the Navy on 19 Dec 1905. He served aboard H.M.S. Cochrane during the                             Confirmed as complete entitlement.
       Great War and was present at the Battle of Jutland. He joined the crew of the
       Royal Yacht Victoria & Albert on 1 Jul 1919 and was discharged to pension on              1132 Pair: Private A. Cowdery, 6th Battalion, London Regiment.
       15 Dec 1927.                                                                                   BRITISH WAR MEDAL (4509 Pte., 6-Lond. R.); IMPERIAL SERVICE MEDAL,
                                                                                                      G.VI.R 1ST TYPE (Alfred Cowdery) NEF                           £35
1123 Five: Private H. J. Bailey, Royal West Kent Regiment, late, Norfolk
     Regiment.                                                                                          Alfred Cowdery’s Victory Medal was returned to the medal office having been
                                                                                                        found. It does not appear to have been reissued.
     1914-15 STAR (15507, Pte., Norf. R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS
     (Pte., Norf. R.); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan                       1133 Pair: Able Seaman S. A. Wilson, Royal Navy, who was killed in
     N.W.F. 1919 (L-15954 Pte., R. W. Kent R.); DEFENCE MEDAL GVF £225                                action when H.M.S. Hogue was torpedoed and sunk by the
                                                                                                      German submarine U-9 on 22nd September 1914.
1124 Pair: Private D. J. Davies, 19th Battalion, Welsh Regiment, who was                              BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-20 (S.S.2446, A.B., R.N.); BRONZE MEMORIAL
     killed in action on 18th September 1918.                                                         PLAQUE (Samuel Olson Wilson) GVF                            £150
     1914-15 STAR (31714 Pte., Welsh R.); VICTORY MEDAL (Pte.) EF    £85
                                                                                                        Able Seaman Samuel Olson Wilson was killed in action on 22 September 1914
       David John Davies of Blaengwynfi, Glamorgan, is commemorated on the                              whilst serving aboard H.M.S. Hogue and his name is commemorated on the
       Vis-En-Artois Memorial, France.                                                                  Chatham Memorial.
1125 Three: Corporal W. H. Squires, Labour Corps.                                                       The Aboukir, together with her sister ships the Hogue and Cressy, part of the
                                                                                                        7th Cruiser Squadron, were engaged in blockade and patrol duties in the
     1914-15 STAR (206125 Cpl., Labour Corps (Replacement)); BRITISH WAR
                                                                                                        southern part of the North Sea. At 6.30 on 22 September 1914 the Aboukir
     AND VICTORY MEDALS (Cpl., Labour Corps (Replacement)), mounted as
                                                                                                        was torpedoed by the U-9. Believing that the ship had struck a mine, the
     worn NEF                                                         £65                               Hogue and Cressy stopped to rescue the survivors, oblivious of the danger
                                                                                                        lurking beneath the waves. Shortly afterwards torpedoes from the U-9 sent
1126 Three: Corporal F. H. King, Royal Marine Light Infantry.                                           the Hogue and then the Cressy to the bottom. The loss of life in this disaster
     1914-15 STAR (Ch.15570 Pte., R.M.L.I.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY                                    was heavy, with some 1,400 men being lost from the three ships.
     M EDALS (Cpl.); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2ND ISSUE , FIXED
     SUSPENSION (Cpl. R.M.L.I.), mounted as worn NEF               £185




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1134 Three: Major E. J. Hogan, 2nd Battalion, London Regiment and                               1138 Pair: Captain W. G. Elder, 2nd/20th Battalion London Regiment,
     Police Special Constabulary.                                                                    died 10 February 1918
     B RITISH WAR MEDAL (Major); TERRITORIAL FORCE WAR MEDAL (Major,                                 BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Capt.); MEMORIAL PLAQUE (William
     2-Lond. R.); SPECIAL CONSTABULARY LONG SERVICE MEDAL, G.V.R. 1ST                                Gardner Elder) EF
     TYPE (Cmdr., (Major)) GVF                                   £450                                Sold with recent photographs of the recipient’s grave, newspaper cuttings
       At the outbreak of War, Major Edward John Hogan was senior Major of the                       and reproduced images of the recipient.                            £495
       2nd Battalion, London Regiment and served on Malta from 4 Sept 1914. This                       William Gardiner Elder was born in Erith, Kent. He served in the O.T.C. at
       is confirmed as complete entitlement.                                                           Emanuel School, Christ’s Hospital and London University and was
                                                                                                       commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the 2nd/20th Battalion London Regiment
1135 Five: Major G. C. B. Heysham, Calcutta Presidency Battalion,                                      on 3 February 1915. Advanced to Temporary Lieutenant in July 1915 and
     Auxilliary Forces India.                                                                          confirmed in that rank in June 1916, he served as an Acting Captain. He
     B RITISH WAR MEDAL (243 Cpl., 5 Cal. Bn. I.D.F.); BURMA STAR; WAR                                 served in France from 25 Jun 1916, Salonika, 1916, and Palestine, 1917.
     MEDAL; VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, G.V.R. (C. S. Maj., Cal. Pres.                               Elder was Gas Officer to the 60th Division in France during the latter part of
     Bn., A.F.I.); EFFICIENCY DECORATION, INDIA G.VI.R. (Maj., Cal. Pres. Bn.                          1916. Having contracted a lung disease in Palestine, he returned to England
     A.F.I.) GVF                                                                                       in October 1917. He died at the 3rd London General Hospital on 10 February
     Sold with a companion set of miniatures.                            £695                          1918, aged 28 years. He was buried in Eltham Churchyard. He was the son
                                                                                                       of Thomas and S. D. Elder of 36 Greenholm Road, Eltham, London.
       George Clifford Berkeley Heysham was born on 27 Jul 1898 and having
       served with the Indian Defence Force during the Great War was commissioned               1139 Pair: Private A. W. Grimster, 158th Company, Machine Gun Corps,
       2nd Lieutenant into the Calcutta and Presidency Battalion on 28 Jul 1932.                     who died of wounds on 20th April 1917.
1136 Pair: Private E. H. Eades, 9th Battalion, Worcester Regiment, who                               BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (46556 Pte., M.G.C.) EF      £90
     was killed in Mesopotamia on 21st September 1918.                                                 Alfred William Grimster is commemorated on the Basra Memorial.
     BRITISH WAR MEDAL (27104 Pte., Worc. R.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE                           1140 Three: Captain G. A. J. M. Loughnan, Royal Army Medical Corps.
     (Ernest Henry Eades) EF                                       £95                               B RITISH WA R A N D VI C T O R Y ME D A L S (Capt.) ‘Victory’ officially
       Private E. H. Eades of Rainbow Road, Worcester was 21 and is                                  re-impressed, Papal, Bene Merenti Medal, Pius XII, gilt, in damaged
       commemorated on the Tehran Memorial.                                                          Tanfani & Bertarelli, Rome case of issue EF                         £295
1137 Three: Midshipman A. D. Moir, H.M.S. Mary Rose, Royal Navy, who                                   Loughnan entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 28 June 1917.
     was posthumously mentioned in despatches for his bravery                                          Appointed a Temporary Captain in the R.A.M.C. on 14 May 1918. Medals
     during the action against the German Cruisers Brummer and                                         despatched in 1928; home address listed on m.i.c. as ‘25 Birch Terrace,
     Bremse, an action fought against hopeless odds on 17th October                                    Hamley, Stoke-on-Trent’.
     1917, he was only seventeen.                                                               1141 Pair: Private A. E. Tyson, 6th, late 4th and 20th Battalions London
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS, M.I.D. oak leaf (Mid., R.N.); BRONZE                            Regiment, who died of wounds on 13th August 1918.
     MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Archibald Douglas Moir) EF                                                     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (279250 Pte., 4-Lond. R.); BRONZE
     These mounted for display on old velvet backing together with the                               MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Albert Edward Tyson) NEF                      £225
     recipient’s illuminated memorial scroll ‘Mr Archibald Douglas Moir,
                                                                                                       Albert Edward Tyson was born in Bethnal Green, lived in Manor Park and
     Midshipman, R.N.’ Sold with a contemporary, fine quality, 56 mm x 42                              enlisted at London. After service with the 4th and 20th Battalions London
     mm framed portrait miniature of the recipient in Midshipman’s uniform                             Regiment, he died of wounds whilst serving with the 6th Battalion on 13
     and two original photographs.                                   £1250                             August 1918. He was buried in the St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.
       M.I.D. London Gazette 5 Oct 1918. “For service in action with enemy Light                1142 Pair: Private W. J. S. Ladd, 1st, late 20th Battalion London
       Cruisers on 17 Oct 1917.”
                                                                                                     Regiment, killed in action, 30 October 1917.
       Midshipman Archibald Douglas Moir was born on 19 Jul 1900, son of James                       BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (635509 Pte., 20-Lond. R); BRONZE
       Whitehead Moir (Solicitor), of Dunmar, Alloa, Clackmannanshire. He passed out                 MEMORIAL PLAQUE (William John Ladd) EF
       of Dartmouth on 15 Jul 1916 and entered H.M.S. Mary Rose.                                     Together with the damaged card box of issue and slip for the medals and
       In early October 1917, the German high command decided to make a surprise                     forwarding slip for Plaque.                                        £225
       attack on convoy traffic between the Shetlands and Norway, aiming to assist                     William John Sellick Ladd was born in Exeter and lived and enlisted into the
       the U-boat campaign by forcing the British to divert forces to protect the                      20th Battalion, London Regiment at Camberwell. Having transferred into the
       Scandinavian traffic. They chose the fast minelaying cruisers Brummer and                       2nd/1st Battalion London Regiment, he was killed in action on 30 October
       Bremse. The Admiralty learned through wireless intercepts that these ships                      1917. Ladd is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
       were out, but as they thought of these ships as minelayers they did not think
       they would venture far to the north to attack the convoy.                                1143 Family group:
       On the morning of 17 October 1917 the German ships intercepted a                              Pair: Private P. Cutler, 20th Battalion London Regiment, who was
       westbound convoy 65 miles east of Lerwick, consisting of twelve merchantmen                   killed in action 11th September 1916
       (two British, one Belgian, nine neutral Scandinavians) escorted by destroyers                 B RITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (4731 Pte., 20-Lond. R.); BRONZE
       Mary Rose and Strongbow and two armed trawlers. Strongbow was just
       astern of the convoy, while Mary Rose was six to eight miles ahead of it.                     MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Percy Cutler) EF
       Strongbow sighted the German cruisers in poor visibility at no more than 4,000                Sold with damaged card box of issue, with accompanying slip and
       yards, and took them for British light cruisers, which they had evidently been                damaged registered envelope, and his brother’s medals:
       rigged to resemble. She challenged several times before going to action                       Pair: Private H. Cutler, King’s Royal Rifle Corps
       stations. By this time Brummer had closed to within 3,000 yards and opened a                  BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (R-31306 Pte., K.R. Rif. C.) EF £265
       devastating fire, immediately knocking out Strongbow’s main steam pipe and                      Percy Cutler lived at Plumstead and enlisted at Blackheath. Serving with the
       wireless; just before this the destroyer had been attempting to transmit a                      20th Battalion London Regiment, he was killed in action on 11 September
       warning, but the German cruisers jammed the signal, as they did all similar                     1916, aged 24 years. He was buried in the Ecoivres Military Cemetery,
       efforts by the Allied ships.                                                                    Mont-St. Eloi, France. He was the son of Robert and Caroline Cutler of
       The cruisers then turned to the merchantmen and quickly sank nine of them.                      Bromley, Kent.
       British historians severely criticized the Germans for sinking the merchantmen
       without giving the crews time to escape. (The German official history notes the          1144 Pair: Private A. S. Harvey, King’s Royal Rifle Corps.
       need to prevent the Allied ships from transmitting wireless warnings; while the               BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALs (A-205508 Pte., K. R. Rif. C.) EF £35
       mention is apparently not made in this context, this might account for the
       actions of the two cruisers. British historians also claim that the Germans later               Private Arthur S. Harvey enlisted into the King’s Royal Rifle Corps on 10 Feb
       fired on the survivors of the destroyers in the water. The Germans deny this.)                  1914 and was discharged due to wounds on 18 Oct 1915.
       Mary Rose heard the firing astern and closed and fought the Germans. She                 1145 Three: Private H. J. James, 2nd/3rd Battalion, London Regiment,
       was rapidly sunk, and Strongbow was finished off. Later official inquiries                    who was killed in action on 15th May 1917.
       praised the courage of the two destroyers but criticized them for rashness in
       closing the enemy, contending that they should have stood off and                             B RITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (5388 Pte., 3-Lond. R.); BRONZE
       transmitted warning signals.                                                                  MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Herbert John James) GVF
                                                                                                     Together with the box lid for the campaign awards.          £225
       Midshipman A. D. Moir is commemorated on the Chatham Memorial.                                  Herbert John James of Chapel Road, West Norwood was 21 and is
                                                                                                       commemorated on the Arras Memorial.



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1146 Pair: Lance-Corporal W. Leadbetter, 41st Company, Machine Gun                             1160 Three: Corporal A. Dunn, 7th Battalion, York & Lancaster
     Corps (Infantry), late Lincolnshire Regiment, who was killed in                                Regiment, who was killed in action on 7th November 1918.
     action on 26th August 1917.                                                                    B RITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (37641 Cpl., Y. & L. R.); BRONZE
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (3528 Pte., Linc. R.) EF    £80                                 MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Albert Dunn) EF
       William Leadbetter is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.                                 Together with a related York and Lancaster Regiment cap badge lacking
                                                                                                    slider a May 1918 ‘Inter-Platoon Bullet & Bayonet’ bronze prize medal.
1147 Pair: Second Lieutenant F. G. White, 64th Artillery Brigade                                                                                                       £225
     Ammunition Column, Royal Artillery, who was killed in action on
                                                                                                     Albert Dunn of Penistone, Yorkshire, was 29 and is interred in the St. Sever
     4th September 1917.                                                                             Cemetery, Rouen, France.
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2.Lieut.) EF
     These in the named card boxes of issue.                    £125                           1161 Pair: Corporal J. Sill, Cheshire Regiment.
       Frederick George White of Queen’s Park Rise, Brighton was 37 and is interred                 BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (1750 Cpl., Ches. R.) mounted as
       in the Brandhoek New Military Cemetery. He is also entitled to a 1914 Star.                  worn VF                                                     £35

1148 Pair: Private H. Bolton, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire                                   1162 Four: Leading Ambulance Officer Edith B. Castel, Bath City St.
     Regiment.                                                                                      John Ambulance Brigade, late Volunteer Aid Detachment.
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (116702 Pte., Notts. & Derby. R.) EF                            BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (E. B. Castel, V.A.D.); CORONATION
                                                                      £35                           1911, ST. JOHN AMBULANCE BRIGADE (Nurs. Sister E. B. Castel); ST JOHN
                                                                                                    SERVICE MEDAL, silver 2194 L/Amb. Offr. E. B. Castle (Bath City) Nur.
1149 Pair: Private O. Yates, 3rd Battalion, Manchester Regiment.                                    Div. No.2 Dist SJAB 1923) GVF                                     £385
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (43840 Pte., Manch. R.) NEF                     £35
       Osmond Yates enlisted on 14 Nov 1914 and was discharged on 24 Oct 1917,                 1163 Pair: Private A. W. Thomas, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire
       aged 21.                                                                                     Regiment.
                                                                                                    BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (118290 Pte., Notts. & Derby. R.) EF
1150 Pair: Private W. G. Griggs, Sherwood Rangers.                                                                                                                   £35
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2788 Pte., Sher. Rang.) NEF                    £90
                                                                                               1164 Nine: Leading Stoker H. W. Dodd, Royal Navy.
1151 Pair: Private W. F. Foxwell, New Zealand Expeditionary Force.                                  BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (K.34925, Sto. 1 R.N.) Naval GENERAL
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (10225 Pte., N.Z.E.F.) NEF     £75                              SERVICE 1915-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1936-39 (S.P.O. R.N.); CORONATION
                                                                                                    1937; 1939-45 STAR ; ATLANTIC STAR , CLASP , FRANCE AND GERMANY ;
1152 Pair: Private R. E. Abbott, Yorkshire Regiment.
                                                                                                    AFRICA STAR, CLASP, NORTH AFRICA 1942-43; WAR MEDAL; ROYAL NAVY
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (203867 Pte., York. R.) GVF                     £35
                                                                                                    L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3RD ISSUE, COINAGE HEAD (L. Sto H.M.S. Frobisher),
1153 Five: Private W. Welch, 6th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment.                                   the WW2 awards in the O.H.M.S. box of transmission, the remainder
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (1618 Pte., E. Surr. R.); TERRITORIAL                           mounted as worn, the earliest somewhat polished, generally GVF £375
     F ORCE WAR MEDAL (Pte.); DEFENCE MEDAL ; TERRITORIAL FO R C E
                                                                                               1165 Pair: Second Lieutenant A. L. Rozier, Royal Field Artillery, who
     EFFICIENCY MEDAL, G.V.R. (240220 Pte., 6/ E. Surr. R.), mounted as worn,
                                                                                                    was awarded the Military Cross for his actions at Baraque, on 5th
     polished VF                                                        £435
                                                                                                    October 1917, when a complete gun team was blown up by an
1154 Pair: 1st Class Air Mechanic W. Wisenden, Royal Air Force.                                     enemy shell.
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (237456 1 A.M., R.A.F.) EF                                      BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2.Lieut.) GVF                £295
     Together with the named R.A.F. record Office forwarding slip for the                            M.C. London Gazette 4 Oct 1918. 2nd Lt. Albert Louis Rozier, R.F.A. (S.R.),
     medals.                                                         £45                             attd. 23rd A. Bde. The official recommendation states:
                                                                                                     “For conspicuous gallantry and power of command at a critical moment. On 5th
1155 Three: Corporal S. Parkhill, Royal Scots Fusiliers.                                             October 1918 at Baraque, a complete team was blown up by shell fire on the
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (240889 Cpl., R. S. Fus.); SPECIAL                               road. He took immediate command of the situation, bound up the wounded,
     C ONSTABULARY LONG SERVICE MEDAL , G.V.R. 2ND TYPE (Sampson                                     cleared the road, and led the remainder of the battery through the hostile fire
     Packhill) surname spelt Parkhill on the campaign awards GVF   £50                               without further casualties.”

1156 Pair: Private W. Burton, 8th Battalion, Royal Lancaster Regiment,                               Albert L. Rozier of Feror Road, Forest Hill, London embarked for service in
     who was killed in action on 8th February 1918.                                                  France with the Royal Field Artillery on 26 Jul 1915 (entitling him to a 1914-15
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (21639 Pte., E. Lanc. R.) NEF £85                                Star). He was commissioned into the R.F.A. on 8 Sept 1917

       William Burton was born in the parish of Royton, Lancashire and was a Cotton            1166 Family group.
       Operator by trade. He enlisted into the Royal Lancaster Regiment at                          Pair: Chief Skipper J. Yolland, D.S.C., Royal Naval Reserve,
       Rochdale on 18 Nov 1915 and was killed in action with the 8th Battalion on 8                 BRITISH WAR MEDAL (W.S.A. 58, Skr. R.N.R.); ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE L.S.
       Feb 1918. He is interred in the Wancourt British Cemetery, France.                           & G.C., G.V.R. (87W.S.C., Ch. Skr. R.N.R.) GVF
1157 Pair: Rifleman E. S. Stephens, 10th Battalion, Rifle Brigade, who                              Together with his brother’s medals:
     was killed in action on 31st May 1917.
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (S/21461 Rfn., Rif. Brig.) GVF £85                               Three: Skipper R. H. Yolland, Royal Naval Reserve.
                                                                                                     1914-15 STAR (Skr., R.N.R.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (S.A.768,
       Edward S. Stephens is interred in the Grevillers British Cemetery, France.                    Skr. R.N.R.) the first possibly a later issue, contact wear VF
1158 Five: Sapper H. Farraday, Royal Corps of Signals, late Royal                                    Sold with an original inter war photograph of the brothers.     £275
     Engineers, and Royal Navy.                                                                      The Yolland family were all well known Milford Haven trawler owners originally
     B RITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (J.85375, O. Sig. R.N.); INDIA                                  from Brixham.
     G ENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 2 clasps, Waziristan 1919-21, Waziristan
     1921-24 (1857465 Spr., R.E.); DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS, mounted as                                Chief Skipper John Yolland was appointed Chief Skipper, R.N.R. on 31 Dec
     worn GVF                                                                                        1918 and served on minesweepers during the war.
     Sold with a cased bronze Royal Corps of Signals prize medal, edge                               D.S.C. London Gazette 27 Jun 1916. “In recognition of services of the
                                                                                                     Auxiliary Patrol, between the 1st February and 1st Dec. 1916.”
     engraved, ‘Winners Platoon Athletics S.T.C. (1) 1927 Sig. H. Farraday’.
                                                                        £230                         Skipper Robert Herman Yolland enrolled on 14 Dec 1914 and was appointed
                                                                                                     Skipper, R.N.R., on 20 Apr 1915.
1159 Pair: Corporal H. B. W. Twizell, “D” Squadron, City of London
                                                                                                     Skipper Yolland was invalided from service late in 1917.
     Yeomanry (Rough Riders), who was killed in action at Jerusalem
     on 10th August 1916.                                                                      1167 Pair: Coastal Motor Mechanic H. Crabtree, Royal Naval Volunteer
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (1942 Cpl., C. of Lond.Yeo.) EF £150                            Reserve.
       Herbert B. W. Twizell of Wimbledon Park, London embarked for service in                      BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (M.B.1634, C.M.M. R.N.V.R.) NEF£45
       Egypt on 7 May 1915. Born at Ashford, Middlesex, he was 24 and is                             Harold Crabtree served on Coastal Motor Boats from 31 Jul 1916 until
       commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial.                                                       demobilisation on 12 Dec 1919.



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1168 Pair: Private A. Henshaw, 11th Battalion, London Regiment.                         1187 Pair: Private C. Prior, Yorkshire Light Infantry.
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (452327 Pte., 11-Lond. R.) NEF £40                       BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (42187 Pte., Yorks. L. I.) GVF
                                                                                             Sold with a small photograph of the recipient contained in an oval brass
1169 Pair: Second Lieutenant T. Howell, Royal Garrison Artillery.                            pendent.                                                            £55
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2. Lieut.) EF                         £55
      Tom Howell was commissioned from the ranks of the 6th Battalion, London           1188 Pair: Private D. W. Lewis, “A” Company, 6th Battalion, South Wales
      Regiment.                                                                              Borderers, late Monmouth Regiment, who was killed in action on
                                                                                             28 May 1918.
1170 Pair: Private A. G. Fillery, 6th Battalion, London Regiment.                            BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (3688 Pte., Monmouth R.) GVF £125
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (6566 Pte., 6-Lond. R.) NEF            £40
                                                                                               39525 Private David William Lewis, son of Mr. E. and Mrs. E. Lewis, of Station
1171 Pair: Private A. W. Gayton, 6th Battalion, London Regiment.                               Rd., Clydach, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, embarked for service in France
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (4684 Pte., 6-Lond. R.) GVF            £40                 with the Monmouthshire Regiment. He subsequently transferred into the
                                                                                               South Wales Borderers and was killed in action, aged 21. He is commemorated
1172 Pair: Private C. W. Pottinger, 6th Battalion, London Regiment.                            on the Soissans Memorial.
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (56543 Pte. 6-Lond. R.) GVF     £40                 1189 Pair: Gunner H. Allison, Royal Artillery.
1173 Pair: Private W. Robertson, 6th Battalion, London Regiment.                             BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (176274 Gnr., R.A.) GVF                       £30
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (3254 Pte., 6-Lond. R.) EF             £40          1190 Pair: Private A. Lennon, Irish Guards
1174 Pair: Private P. Tebay, 11th Battalion, London Regiment.                                BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (9773 Pte., Ir. Gds.) NEF                     £60
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (4874 Pte., 11-Lond. R.) GVF           £40                 Arthur Lennon was from Fulham.
      Percival Tebay later served with the Machine Gun Corps.                           1191 Pair: Sapper C. Houghton, Royal Engineers.
                                                                                             BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (305990 Spr., R.E.) GVF                       £25
1175 Pair: Private G. J. Hays, 11th Battalion, London Regiment.                         1192 Pair: Private H. Harrison, Army Service Corps.
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (453620 Pte., 11-Lond. R.) GVF £40                       BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (M2-102027 Pte., A.S.C.) VF
1176 Pair: Private S. Gilson, 6th Battalion, London Regiment.                                Together with a South Hiendley Great War tribute medal Medal,
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (5294 Pte., 6-Lond. R.) GVF            £40               comprising a silver crowned disc with rose, shamrock and thistle on
                                                                                             compass points, a blue enamelled circlet inscribed :South Hiendley
1177 Pair: Sergeant H. S. Hards, 6th Battalion, London Regiment.                             Patriotic Committee Welcome Home Medal”, gold centre with dove, hand
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (3052 Sgt., 6-Lond. R.) NEF            £40               shake and green enamel laurel ornamentation. The reverse inscribed
                                                                                             “Presented to ‘Harry Harrison’ for services in the Great War”   £190
1178 Pair: Private W. C. Curtis, 11th Battalion, London Regiment.
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (3232 Pte., 11-Lond. R.) GVF           £40          1193 Pair: Private A. J. Bailey, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, who was
                                                                                             wounded and later taken P.o.W.
1179 Pair: Private P. W. Brett, 11th Battalion, London Regiment.                             BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (40248 Pte., R. D. Fus.) NEF £85
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (453143 Pte., 11-Lond. R.) GVF £40
                                                                                               Alfred James Bailey was born in Stone, Staffordshire, and saw overseas service
1180 Pair: Private W. G. Theobald, 11th Battalion, London Regiment.                            first with the Northampton Regiment. He lost the forefinger of his his left hand
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (3495 Pte., 11-Lond. R.) GVF    £40                        to a rifle bullet on October 1917 and was taken P.o.W. during the German
                                                                                               Spring Offensive on 21 March 1918. He was held in Germany until the end of
1181 Pair: Private R. J. Lean, 11th Battalion, London Regiment.                                hostilities.
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2525 Pte., 11-Lond. R.) GVF           £40          1194 Pair: Private J. Doolan, Royal Irish Regiment.
1182 Pair: Private F. W. W. Legrand, 6th Battalion, London Regiment.                         BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (7259 Pte., R. Irish R.) GVF                  £45
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (494296 Pte., 6-Lond. R.) NEF £45                          Private John Doolan served in France from 31 Mar 1915 and is additionally
                                                                                               entitled to a 1914-15 Star.
      Frederick William Warry Legrand of Moreton Terrace, South West London,
      attested for the 18th Battalion, London Regiment on 12 Feb 1917. He was           1195 Pair: Corporal E. G. Cheesman, Royal Air Force, late Royal Flying
      posted to the 6th Battalion and embarked for France on 1 Apr 1918 then                 Corps.
      transferred into the 18th Battalion on 3 Apr 1918. Legrand was gassed on 9             BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (37089 Cpl., R.A.F.) GVF
      Aug 1918 and demoblised on 24 Jan 1919.                                                Sold with an original full length portrait photograph of the recipient in
1183 Pair: Private E. W. Bowden, 6th Battalion, London Regiment.                             Royal Flying Corps uniform.                                         £65
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (5651 Pte., 6-Lond. R.) NEF            £40                 Information supplied by the recipient’s niece states that Corporal Edward
      Edgar Bowden was a butler from South Kensington, London.                                 George Cheesman commenced his career at Sopwith’s Aircraft Works, Kingston
                                                                                               on Thames having enlisted into the Royal Flying Corps. He later transferred
1184 Three: Private F. W. Jones, 25th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion, n.,                          into the Royal Air Force on its formation on 1 Apr 1918 and was in charge of
     Northumberland Fusiliers, late Army Ordnance Corps, who was                               dismantling German aircraft at Kingston. He died in 1963 aged 83.
     killed in action on 24th March 1918/
                                                                                        1196 Six: Private Sapper T. Shaw, Royal Engineers.
     B RITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (09640 Pte., A.O.C.); BRONZE
                                                                                             BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (164554 Spr., R.E.); 1939-45 STAR;
     MEMORIAL PLAQUE (Francis Walter Jones) EF
                                                                                             AFRICA STAR, CLASP, 8TH ARMY; DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS EF
     Attractively displayed in a contemporary oval glazed frame. £250
                                                                                             These in the named card boxes of issue, the WW2 awards addressed to
      Francis Walter Jones of Swindon, Wiltshire, is commemorated on the Arras               the recipient at 174 Lewisham Road, West Derby Liverpool. Sold with a
      Memorial.                                                                              related ‘Tobruk Siege 1941’ commemorative medal.                 £85
1185 Pair: Second Lieutenant C. Edkins, 4th Battalion, attached 7th                            The box for the WW2 awards indicates that Shaw latterly served in the Cavalry
     Battalion, London Regiment, who was killed in action on 29th                              or Royal Armoured Corps.
     October 1918.
                                                                                        1197 Pair: Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant J. Atkins, Royal Naval Reserve.
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2.Lieut.); BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE
                                                                                             BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Payr. S. Lt., R.N.R.) EF       £75
     (Charles Edkins) EF                                           £350
      Charles Edkins was born in the parish of Marylebone, London and was               1198 Pair: Lance-Corporal F. G. White, Military Foot Police.
      commissioned into the 4th Battalion, London Regiment on 7 Mar 1918. He is              BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (P-8707 L.Cpl., M.F.P.) EF                    £55
      interred in the Tournai Communal Cemetery, Belgium
1186 Three: Second Lieutenant T. L. Parry-Jones, 10th Battalion, Welsh
     Regiment.
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2.Lieut.); DEFENCE MEDAL NEF £135
      Trevor Lloyd Parry-Jones of Bridgend was commissioned into the Welsh
      Regiment on 26 Sept 1917. He relinquished his commission on 1 Sept 1921
      and in WW2 served in the Gardigan Home Guard as a Captain.


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1199 Family group.                                                                          1205 Pair: Corporal B. W. Amos, Royal West Kent Regiment.
     Pair: Private J. Maguire, 10th Battalion, Liverpool Regiment.                               BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (8197 Cpl., R. W. Kent R) GVF £55
     B RITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (7274 Pte., L’Pool R.); IMPERIAL                              Benjamin Wayland Amos was born in the parish of Lee, Kent and joined the
     SERVICE MEDAL, G.VI.R. 2ND TYPE (James Maguire) EF                                            Royal West Kent Regiment on 26 May 1915. He served in Italy for 5 months
     Together with the recipient’s Silver War Badge, B294496, and a related                        and France for 20 months, before shrapnel wounds to his legs and feet in
     pair:                                                                                         France on 23 Jun 1918 resulted in him being invalided home and discharged.
                                                                                                   H
       Pair: Private W. Maguire, Army Service Corps.                                        1206 Pair: Corporal E. Brown, Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire
       BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (T4-172619 Pte., A.S.C.) EF              £75               Regiment.
       James Maguire enlisted on 7 Dec 1915 and was discharged on 15 Jul 1919.                   BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2848 Cpl., Notts. & Derby. R.) EF£35
1200 Three: Flying Officer E. W. Billing, Royal Air Force, late 20th                        1207 Pair: Sapper C. Whiting, Royal Engineers.
     Punjabis and Royal West Kent Regiment.                                                      BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (141512 Spr., R.E.) EF                       £25
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Lieut.); WAR MEDAL, mounted as worn
     GVF                                                             £95                    1208 Pair: Driver W. Clarke, Royal Field Artillery.
       Ernest Willimot Billing was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the 20th Punjabis,             BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (4437 Dvr., R.A.) EF
       Indian Army, from the 1/5th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment on 4 Nov                  Together with the recipient’s ‘South Shields and District Butchers
       1917. He joined the regiment in Palestine in June 1918 and resigned his                   Association’ 28mm, 9ct gold tribute medal, the reverse engraved “W.
       commission on 7 Jun 1920. Billing was commissioned into the R.A.F. Equipment              Clarke, R.F.A.”, as a token of appreciation of service in the forces during
       Branch in Jul 1943 and later transferred into the Admin and Special Duties                the Great War 1914-1919.                                              £225
       Branch.
                                                                                            1209 Four: Private J. Pratt, The Queen’s Regiment.
1201 Nine: Telegraphist P. H. Crannis, Royal Navy.                                               BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (G-61124 Pte., The Queen’s R.); INDIA
     B RITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (J.41089, O. Tel. R.N.); NAVAL                              GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1919-21 (6077011 Pte.,
     G ENERAL SERVICE 1915-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1936-39 (Tel. R.N.);                           The Queen’s R.); DEFENCE MEDAL                                £160
     1939-45 STAR; ATLANTIC STAR; AFRICA STAR; ITALY STAR; WAR MEDAL;
     ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3RD ISSUE, COINAGE HEAD (Tel. H.M.S.                   1210 Pair: Lieutenant A. E. L. Bower, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.
     Delhi), the earlier awards somewhat polished, generally VF                                  BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Lieut., R.N.V.R.) NEF           £80
     Sold with the recipient’s original Certificates of Service; two Masonic                       Lieutenant Albert Egerton Lance Bower of Birkenhead, Cheshire, served
     medals, silver and enamels, one engraved ‘Presented to Philip H.                              aboard the Motor Boat Penguin during the Great War.
     Crannis, C.P. by the Colombo Unity Lodge No.7054, Certified on the 6,
     June 1934’; twenty original photographs of the recipient or scenes from                1211 Pair: Private G. H. Hunt, 2nd/4th Battalion, late 20th Battalion,
     his service and some related paperwork.                           £350                      London Regiment, who was killed in action on 26th October
                                                                                                 1917.
       Philip Henry Crannis was born in the parish of St. Andrews, Plymouth and
       joined the Navy on 27 May 1915. He saw Great War sea service aboard H.M.                  BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (4945 Pte., 20-Lond. R.) EF
       Ships London, Queen, and Defiance. Crannis received the L.S. & G.C. Medal                 These in the named card boxes of issue in the Registered Letter of
       on 10 Feb 1933 and he was pensioned on 19 Nov 1939. Officially recalled                   transmission addressed the recipient’s next of kin at Forest Gate,
       the following day, he served aboard the light cruiser H.M.S. Colombo for                  London.                                                      £110
       Operation Huskey (the Sicily landings) and various Mediterranean convoys.                   George Henry Hunt is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
       Crannis was released from the Navy on 26 Sept 1945, physically unfit for
       further service.                                                                     1212 Pair: Corporal T. H. King, Royal West Kent Regiment.
                                                                                                 BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (G-19740 Cpl., R. W. Kent R.) NEF
1202 Seven: Warrant Officer 2nd Class E. S. Webb, Royal Signals, late
                                                                                                                                                                £45
     Royal Navy.
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (J.56655 O.Sig. R.N.); 1939-45 STAR;                    1213 Pair: Private E. Gravestock, Royal West Kent Regiment.
     DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS; JUBILEE 1935; REGULAR ARMY L.S. & G.C.,                             BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Pte. R. W. Kent R.) GVF                     £45
     G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE (7582263 Sigln., R. Signals), the earlier awards
     polished, general GVF                                                                  1214 Four: Private A. J. Best, 3rd & 10th Battalions, Royal West Kent
     Sold with the recipient’s original Red Book, Certificate of Service; United                 Regiment,.
     Grand Lodge, Grand Master Certificate; Admiralty Constabulary white                         BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (15427 Pte., R. W. Kent R.); DEFENCE
     metal collar dogs; Signals Association enamel badge, number 2158; two                       M EDAL; IMPERIAL SERVICE MEDAL, G.VI.R 1ST TYPE (Alfred John Best),
     original photographs of the recipient in service, the first in India circa                  mounted as worn GVF                                             £90
     1934, the second as an Admiralty Constable post WW2.                  £225                    Alfred John Best was born near Dorking, Surrey in 1888 and enlisted on 8 Dec
       Ernest Samuel Webb was born in the town of Collompton, Devon and joined                     1915. He was wounded in action, suffering gunshot wounds to the right
       the Navy as Boy 2nd Class on 7 Aug 1916, aged 16. He served at sea during                   forearm, back & abdomen, and later served in the P.o.W. companies of the
       the Great War aboard H.M.S. Devonshire and was invalided due to defective                   Labour Corps and was discharged on 2 Apr 1919. He was later a postman.
       vision on 23 Aug 1921. Webb attested for the R.A.O.C./ Royal Signals on 18           1215 Family group.
       Sept 1923 and having been posted to the Signals first served overseas on the
       Rhine. He served with the B.E.F. in France from 18 Sept 1939 until 29 Apr                 Pair: Private T. S. Leigh, 1/6th Battalion, Liverpool Regiment, who
       1940 and then India from 17 Jun 1942 until 5 Jun 1946. Webb was                           was killed in action on 11 May 1917.
       discharged at home on 26 Sept 1946, this is confirmed as his complete                     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (241651 Pte., L’Pool R.) EF
       entitlement.                                                                              Sold with an original full length photograph of the recipient and his
                                                                                                 brother’s medals:
1203 Pair: Private W. J. Wells, Royal West Kent Regiment, who was                                Pair: Acting Sergeant J. Leigh, Army Service Corps.
     wounded in action on 14th July 1917.                                                        BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (S4-144822 A-Sjt., A.S.C.) EF £125
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (18908 Pte., R. W. Kent R.) EF £60
                                                                                                   Thomas Stanley Leigh of Dingle, Liverpool was 22 and is commemorated on
       William James Wells of Loxwood, Billingshurst joined the 27th (Reserve)                     the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
       Battalion, Royal Fusiliers on 19 Jun 1916. Posted to the Royal West Kent
       Regiment he served in France & Flanders where he suffered gunshot wounds             1216 Pair: Lieutenant T. A. Griffin, Royal Artillery, who was wounded in
       to the legs and left arm in action on 14 Jul 1917. He transferred into the                action at Mazingarbe on 17th May 1918.
       R.A.M.C. in 1919 and was discharged later that year.                                      BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Lieut.)
1204 Pair: Battery Quartermaster-Sergeant D. Allam, South African                                Mounted for display together with a bronze Artillery officers cap badge
     Mounted Rifles.                                                                             and sold with copy of a portrait photograph of the recipient in uniform. £90
     BRITISH WAR AND BILINGUAL SOUTH AFRICAN VICTORY MEDALS (B.Q.M.S.,                             Thomas Archer Griffin of Sparkhill, Birmingham was commissioned into the Royal
     S.A.M.C.) GVF                                                 £90                             Artillery on 30 Nov 1915 and posted to the Devonshire Royal Garrison Artillery.
                                                                                                   He was wounded in action at Mazingarbe on 17 May 1918, suffering gunshot
                                                                                                   wounds to the chest and left leg. He was demobilised on 17 Apr 1919 and
                                                                                                   died in 1968.



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1217 Pair: Second Lieutenant W. H. Tilley, Yorkshire Regiment,                                1225 Pair: Captain S. Burton, Merchant Navy, who as Master of the
     attached Machine Gun Corps, who was wounded in action on                                      Newhaven Transport Prosper, was commended for his prompt
     17th September 1916.                                                                          actions and very good judgment in foiling an enemy submarine
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (2.Lieut.) EF         £90                                      attack.
      William Henry Tilley was born on 2 Dec 1895 and educated at Kings College,                   BRITISH AND MERCANTILE MARINE WAR MEDALS (Sidney Burton) NEF
      London. He served in France from August 1916 until 10 Oct 1916 and                           Together with the recipient’s original Board of Trade Authorisation to
      transferred into the 4th (Reserve) Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment on 9 Nov                    wear the medals, ink signed by Burton.                           £150
      1917.                                                                                          Sydney Thomas Evans Burton was born in Gosport, Hants and appointed 2nd
1218 Pair: Worker M. Jones, Queen Mary’s Army Auxiliary Corps.                                       Mate, 28 Apr 1896; 1st Mate, 5 Oct 1897, and Master, 19 Oct 1901. During
                                                                                                     the Great War he was Master of the Merchant Vessel Eider, from 23 Sept
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (38916 Wkr., Q.M.A.A.C.) NEF £85
                                                                                                     1914 until 26 Jun 1915, then the Prosper from 10 May 1916 until the end of
      Miss Martha Jones, a telegraphist from Cardiff, joined the Q.M.A.A.C. in May                   hostilities. As Master of the Prosper, when returning from Rouen to Newhaven
      1918. Sold with a copy set of service papers.                                                  on 1 May 1918 the ship was attacked by an enemy submarine. Following a
                                                                                                     volley of torpedoes which narrowly missed the ship, Evans and his crew were
1219 Pair: Private G. Roberts, Essex Regiment.                                                       forced to take evasive action which included his altering the Prosper’s course,
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (35704 Pte., Essex R.) NEF                   £35                 thus offering the submarine the narrowest target; signal flares brought allied
                                                                                                     aircraft into the area and caused the submarine to submerge, and a smoke
1220 Pair: Private J. W. Poole, Suffolk Regiment.                                                    screen helped the ship to evade the enemy and avoid further attack. The
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (44280 Pte., Suff. R.) GVF                   £35                 Commander-In-Chief, Portsmouth, wrote:
                                                                                                     “To the Senior Naval Officer, Newhaven. With reference to the attack by an
1221 Three: Private L. D. Jones, Northampton Regiment.                                               enemy submarine on Newhaven Transport “Prosper”, it is requested that you
     BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (204360 Pte., North’n R.); TERRITORIAL                           will inform the Master from me that I consider that a very good Look-out was
     FORCE WAR MEDAL (Pte.) GVF                                      £250                            being kept at the time, and that he acted promptly and with very good
                                                                                                     judgment in turning his stern to the submarine and using a smoke screen. A
1222 Pair: John S. Jones, Merchant Navy.                                                             notification has been forwarded to the Admiralty to this effect.”
     BRITISH AND MERCANTILE MARINE WAR MEDALS (John Jones) the second
     with the addition of a middle initial ‘S’ EF                  £60                        1226 Three: Warrant Officer 2nd Class Bhuwansing Gurung, 6th
                                                                                                   Gurkha Rifles.
1223 Pair: John Heaton, Merchant Navy.                                                             GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R. (21134916 Rfn., 6
     BRITISH AND MERCANTILE MARINE WAR MEDALS (John Heaton) NEF £65                                G. R.); GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Borneo (21134916 Sgt., 2/6
                                                                                                   G.R.); REGULAR ARMY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE (W.O.Cl.2, 6 GR)
1224 Six: Carpenter’s Mate G. R. Pike, Royal Navy.                                                 VF                                                                  £450
     N AVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1915-62, 1 clasp, Persian Gulf 1909-1914                               Together with the recipient’s E.II.R. stabrite cap insignia and pre 1953
     (342965 Car. Mte. H.M.S. Fox); 1914-15 STAR (Car. Mte.); BRITISH WAR                          white metal cap insignia.
     AND VICTORY MEDALS (Car. Mte.); IMPERIAL SERVICE MEDAL, G.VI.R 1ST
     TYPE (George Reginald Pike); ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1ST                         1227 Pair: Rifleman E. J. Kellard, Rifle Brigade.
     ISSUE (Car. Mte., H.M.S. Vivid) GVF                              £390                         AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Kenya (22984996 Rfn., R.B.);
      George Reginald Pike from Davenport, Devon, joined the Navy on 11 Jul                        GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (Rfn., R.B.) GVF
      1899, aged 15. On the outbreak of the Great War, Pike was drafted to H.M.S.                                                                                   £250
      Highflyer which in the year before the start of the war had been serving as the
      training ship for Special Entry Cadets, but in August 1914 she was allocated to         1228 Five: Flight Sergeant W. T. Hutchinson, Royal Air Force.
      the 9th Cruiser Squadron, under Admiral John de Robeck, on the Finisterre                    GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine (528939 L.A.C., R.A.F.);
      station. She left Plymouth on 4 August, in the company of the admiral on HMS                 1939-45 STAR; AFRICA STAR; WAR MEDAL; ROYAL AIR FORCE L.S. & G.C.,
      Vindictive. They then captured the liner Tubantia, which was carrying German                 E.II.R. 1ST TYPE (F.Sgt., R.A.F.) GVF                         £250
      reservists and gold. Highflyer escorted her to Britain, before returning to her
      station.                                                                                1229 Six: Temporary Captain C. J. G. Edmonds, Royal Fusiliers.
      She was then transferred to the Cape Verde station, to support Admiral                       1939-45 STAR ; AFRICA STAR ; DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS ; GENERAL
      Stoddart’s 5th Cruiser Squadron in the hunt for the German commerce raider                   SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (Lt., R.F.); ARMY L.S. & G.C.,
      Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse. She had been sighted at Rio de Oro, a Spanish                     G.VI.R., 2nd issue, Regular Army (Lt. (Q.M.), R.F.) GVF            £385
      anchorage on the Saharan coast. At the Battle of Rio de Oro, on 26 August
      Highflyer found the German ship taking on coal from three colliers. The                        Promoted to Quartermaster, November 1945; Temporary Captain, April 1952.
      Highflyer demanded that she surrender. The captain of the Kaiser Wilhelm                       The Royal Fusiliers did not serve in Malaya as a unit.
      der Grosse claimed the protection of neutral waters, but as he was breaking             1230 Six: Bandmaster J. P. Pattinson, Royal Marines Band, who won
      that neutrality himself by taking on coal and supplies for more than a week, his
      claim was denied. Fighting broke out at 3.10pm, and lasted until 4.45pm,                     the Worshipful Company of Musicians best student of the year
      when the crew of the Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse abandoned ship and                            medal, 1935.
      escaped to the shore. The Kaiser Wilhelm de Grosse was sunk, the Highflyer                   1939-45 STAR ; ATLANTIC STAR ; AFRICA STAR ; BURMA STAR , CLASP ,
      losing one man killed, and six injured in the engagement.                                    P ACIFIC ; WAR MEDAL ; ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE
      On 15 October Highflyer briefly became the flagship of the Cape Verde                        (R.M.B. 2992, Bdmr.1 R.M.B.), mounted as worn GVF
      station, when Admiral Stoddart was ordered to Pernambuco. Later in the same                  Together with a Worshipful Company of Musicians Prize Medal, an
      month she was ordered to accompany the transport ships carrying the Cape                     attractive struck silver medal, 55 mm, obverse with classical figure
      garrison back to Britain. Towards the end of the month she was ordered to                    holding a harp, the reverse with arms of company and inscribed
      search the Atlantic coast of North Africa for the cruiser SMS Karlsruhe.                     ‘Presented by the Worshipful Company of Musicians of London,
      After the Battle of Coronel Highflyer came back under the control of Admiral de
      Robeck, as part of a squadron formed to guard West Africa against Admiral                    Founded 1604’, engraved on the edge ‘RMB/2992 Bandmaster 2nd Cl. J.
      Maximilian von Spee. This squadron, consisting of HMS Warrior, HMS Black                     P. Pattinson, 1935.’; with its companion wearing miniature, in silver, 23
      Prince, HMS Donegal and Highflyer was in place off Sierra Leone from 12                      mm, the two pieces contained in original Royal Mint fitted case of issue,
      November, but was soon dispersed after the battle of the Falklands.                          the outer lid embossed ‘Presented to RMB/2922 Bandmaster 2nd Cl. J.
      Highflyer then took part in the search for the commerce raider Kronprinz                     P. Pattinson by the Worshipful Company of Musicians, 29th October
      Wilhelm, coming close to catching her in January 1915. She remained on the                   1935’. Also sold with three cuttings relating the the award of the prize
      West Africa station until 1917, making up part of the Cape Verde division.                   medal and a table plan for the Livery Banquet held at the Stationer’s Hall
      Pike left Highflyer on 21 Apr 1917 and served at Davenport until his                         at which the presentation was made.                                  £950
      demobilisation on 26 Feb 1919.
                                                                                                     J. P. Pattinson was the Bandmaster of the Royal Naval School of Music, Deal.
                                                                                              1231 Three: Leading Seaman N. J. Lewis, Royal Navy, who was killed
                                                                                                   when H.M.S. Glorious was sunk on 8th June 1940.
                                                                                                   1939-45 STAR; ATLANTIC STAR; WAR MEDAL EF
                                                                                                   These in the O.H.M.S. box of transmission addressed to the recipient’ s
                                                                                                   mother at Trecymon, Aberdare, and complete with the named Admiralty
                                                                                                   condolence slip.                                                 £190
                                                                                                     Norman John Lewis, son of Edith Lewis of Bryn Mill, Glamorgan, was 22 and is
                                                                                                     commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial.

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1232 Five: Captain B. J. M. Weston, Intelligence Corps.                                     1239 Three: Sergeant Flight Engineer W. Alley, 619 Squadron, Royal
     1939-45 STAR ; BURMA STAR ; DEFENCE MEDAL ; WAR MEDAL ; GENERAL                             Air Force.
     SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (Capt., Int. Corps), mounted as                   1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; War Medal 1939-45 GVF
     worn, official correction to part of rank GVF                       £595                    Sold with the recipient’s original R.A.F. Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s, Air
                                                                                                 Gunner’s and Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book, covering the period
1233 Six: Driver A. J. Jones, Royal Army Service Corps.                                          August 1944 to June 1945, together with Alley’s completed Flight
     1939-45 STAR ; FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR ; DEFENCE MEDAL ; WAR                                Engineer’s Log for a sortie carried out against Dortmund on 12 March
     MEDAL; KOREA 1950-53 (T/6030467 Dvr., R.A.S.C.); U.N. KOREA, mounted                        1945, a piece of “nickel” and an old wartime bomb label (’This pin must
     as worn GVF                                                     £295                        not be removed until this bomb is finally in position on the carrier ... ’).
1234 Five: Captain P. D. Carter, Royal Army Service Corps.                                                                                                                £495
     1939-45 STAR; AFRICA STAR, CLASP, 8TH ARMY; FRANCE AND GERMANY                                Alley commenced training as a Flight Engineer in August 1944 and was posted
     STAR; DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS, M.I.D. OAK LEAF, mounted court style                            to No. 619 Squadron, a Lancaster unit operating out of Strubby, Lincolnshire,
     for wear NEF                                                   £95                            in November 1944. Teaming-up as a member of Flight Lieutenant Willitts’ crew
                                                                                                   in the following month, he took part in five operational sorties, his targets
       M.I.D. London Gazette 6 August 1945. ‘... in recognition of gallant and                     including the Heinbach Dam on the 8th and St. Vith on the 26th.
       distinguished service in North-West Europe’. ‘Lt. P. D. Carter (233603)
       [R.A.S.C.]’                                                                                 New Year 1945 witnessed Alley’s participation in five more sorties, including an
       M.I.D. London Gazette 4 April 1946. ‘In recognition of gallant and                          attack on a target on the Gravenshorst Canal, while in February he flew in
       distinguished services in North West Europe’.                                               strikes against Rositz and Bohlen. And in March, among five further operations,
                                                                                                   he attacked targets in Dortmund and Harburg, the latter excursion on the
       With original Supplement to the London Gazette 9 August 1945; M.I.D.                        night of the 8th-9th resulting in a return trip on two engines, both the port and
       forwarding slip addressed to ‘Temporary Captain Carter, R.A.S.C. re. the                    starboard outer engines having caught fire. His final sorties were flown in May,
       M.I.D. published in London Gazette dated 4 April 1946; War Office letter                    the last of them a “Boomerang” operation on the 17th. Having then flown
       informing ‘Capt. P. D. Carter, R.A.S.C., H.Q., B.A.O.R.’ of the award of a                  P.O.Ws home from France and Belgium, and made several bomb disposal trips,
       M.I.D. published in London Gazette 4 July 1946; leaflet: ‘Personal Message                  Alley’s squadron was disbanded in July 1945.
       from DDST Second Army, Brigadier W. J. F. Eassie, 13 May 1945’; Map: ‘The
       Italian Campaign, September 1943 to March 1944.                                      1240 Four: Corporal C. J. Godfrey, Devon Regiment.
                                                                                                 1939-45 S TAR ; DEFENCE A N D WA R MEDALS ; EFFICIENCY MEDAL ,
1235 Five: Staff Serjeant M. Jenkins, Army Physical Training Corps                               TERRITORIAL, G.VI.R., 2ND TYPE (5616119 Cpl., Devon) GVF  £85
     1939-45 STAR; FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR; DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS;
     E FFICIENCY MEDAL , G.VI.R., 1st issue, Territorial (4450962 S. Sjt.,                  1241 Five: Police Lieutenant L. J. Mansfield, Federation of Malay Police,
     A.P.T.C.) NEF and scarce                                       £125                         late Palestine Police, who was killed during an operation against
                                                                                                 bandits at Kuantan, Pahang, Malaya, on 16th March 1952.
1236 Nine: Chief Petty Officer A. H. Vine, Royal Navy.                                           1939-45 STAR; AFRICA STAR; DEFENCE MEDAL; WAR MEDAL; GENERAL
     1939-45 STAR ; ATLANTIC STAR ; AFRICA STAR , CLASP , NORTH AFRICA                           SERVICE 1918-62, 2 clasps, Palestine; 1945-48; Malaya (1356 B/Const.,
     1942-43; ITALY STAR ; BURMA STAR ; WAR MEDAL ; KOREA 1950-53                                Pal. Police) official correction to the part of the unit on the last NEF
     (P/KX.83178, C.P.O. S.M., R.N.); U.N. KOREA; ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C.,                        Sold with copies of the telegrams sent to his next of kin announcing his
     G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE (S.P.O. H.M.S. Frobisher), mounted as worn GVF                           death and photocopies of six photographs of his funeral at Kwanton,
                                                                     £395                        Malaya.                                                                  £950
1237 Nine: Corporal R. E. “Dick” Stead, Honourable Artillery Company,                              Police Lieutenant Leslie John Mansfield was killed in action during an operation
     late Grenadier Guards.                                                                        against bandits on 16th March 1952. He was interred with full Military Honours
     1939-45 STAR; ITALY STAR; DEFENCE MEDAL; WAR MEDAL; JUBILEE 1935;                             at Kwanton on 17 March 1952.
     C ORONATION 1937; CORONATION 1953; REGULAR ARMY L.S. & G.C.,                           1242 Six: Able Seaman J. Alton, Royal Navy.
     G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE (611542 Musician, Gren. Gds.); EFFICIENCY MEDAL, T.                      1939-45 STAR ; ATLANTIC STAR ; AFRICA STAR , CLASP , NORTH AFRICA
     & A.V.R., E.II.R. (23882317 Cpl., HAC), mounted court-style as worn,                        1942-43; PACIFIC STAR; WAR MEDAL; NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1915-62, 1
     contact wear and edge bruising VF                              £1250                        clasp, Yangtze 1949 (C/JX.364873, A.B. R.N.) GVF            £1250
       Dick Stead joined the Grenadier Guards in 1928 and became their principal
       trombonist. On leaving the Guards in 1954 he continued his career as a               1243 Seven: Officer’s Cook 1st Class W. A. Hadlow, Royal Navy.
       professional musician, which included a residency in the London Palladium and             1939-45 STAR; ATLANTIC STAR, CLASP, FRANCE AND GERMANY; AFRICA
       appearances with many of the top bands of the time. He joined the H.A.C.                  STAR; PACIFIC STAR, CLASP, BURMA; ITALY STAR; WAR MEDAL; ROYAL
       Band in 1961 and served continuously until his retirement in 1981.                        NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE (L.14242, H.M.S. Scarborough)
1238 Seven: Chief Mechanician S. L. Pritchard, Royal Navy.                                       GVF
     1939-45 STAR; ATLANTIC STAR, CLASP, FRANCE AND GERMANY; AFRICA                              Sold with an archive of original paperwork and photographs contained in
     STAR; ITALY STAR; WAR MEDAL 1939-45; U.N. KOREA, these all unnamed;                         a wooden box 30x11x20 cm with brass plaque ‘W. A. Hadlow’, including
     Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 1st issue (KX.96353 Mech. 1, H.M.S.                        the recipient’s Certificate of Service; Trade Certificate; Certificate of
     Condor), mounted for display, some contact marks GVF                                        Education; Officer’s Stewards and Cooks History Sheet; Naval Pension
     Sold with a quantity of original paperwork fully illustrating his naval                     Identity Certificate; and a number of photographs taken in service. £275
     service, including: R.N. Higher Educational Certificate, 2nd Class, 1949;                     William Alfred Hadlow was born in the parish of Faversham, Kent and joined
     R.N. Passing Out Examination of Mechanician Candidates Certificate,                           the Navy on 17 Nov 1922, aged 19. He was awarded the L.S. & G.C. Medal
     1949; Certificates of Capability of Mechanicians, 1953-54; Certificate of                     on 19 Nov 1937 and in WW2 served aboard H.M.S. Mauritius from 26 Nov
                                                                                                   1940 until 1 May 1944.
     Trade and Engineering Experience; G.C.E. ‘O’ Level Certificates (2),
                                                                                                   Mauritius operated on trade protection duties in the Atlantic having entered
     1959 & 1960; other certificates (3); History Sheet for Stoker Ratings (2)                     service in 1941, and remained with the Home Fleet until going to the East
     (damaged), Certificate of Service (damaged), with envelope; Emergency                         Indies late in 1941. She joined the Eastern Fleet in 1942, but was withdrawn
     Certificate with photograph.                                        £275                      in April 1943 to reinforce the Mediterranean Fleet. After repairs following
       Sidney Louis Pritchard was born in Brighton on 14 November 1918. A General                  grounding, she was operational in June 1943 and thereafter participated in
       Building Labourer by occupation, he volunteered for service in the Royal Navy               the landings in Sicily, (Operation Husky), in July as a unit of Support Force East,
       on 14 February 1939. Ranked as a Stoker 2nd Class, he posted to the                         when she carried out shore bombardment duties.
       destroyer Hereward in July 1939 and served on board her until January 1941,                 In September she was part of the covering force for the Salerno landings, but
       being promoted to Stoker 1st Class in December 1939. The Hereward was                       by the end of the year had been transferred to the Bay of Biscay to carry out
       later sunk on 29 May 1941 during the evacuation of Crete. He then served on                 anti-blockade-runner patrols, as part of Operation Stonewall. However, she
       the cutter Gorlston (ex U.S.S. Itasca), June 1941-September 1942. Advanced                  soon returned to the Mediterranean, this time for the Anzio landings in January
       to Acting Stoker Petty Officer in February 1944 whilst on the Brissenden and                1944.
       Temporary Stoker Petty Officer in February 1945 when on the minesweeper                     Hadlow was drafted to H.M.S. Malaya on 8 Jul 1944 and on 1 Sept she
       Boston, he ended the war on the Easton, April-October 1945. Ranked as                       bombarded positions on Ile de Cezembre, off St. Malo. He was pensioned
       Mechanician 3rd Class in July 1949, he served on the Osprey, October                        from Malaya on 16 Nov 1944 and released on 5 Nov 1945.
       1949-July 1951, during which time he was promoted to Mechanician 1st Class.
       Pritchard was awarded the L.S. & G.C. in 1954 and attained the rank of Chief
       Mechanician in July 1956 when on the Hornet. He was pensioned ashore on
       13 February 1961.

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1244 Five: Sergeant C. W. May, South African Police.                                     1252 Seven: Lieutenant Colonel A. Stewart, Royal Canadian Artillery.
     1939-45 STAR; AFRICA STAR; WAR MEDAL; AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL, these                        1939-45 STAR ; ITALY STAR ; FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR ; DEFENCE
     all correctly named (26467 C. W. May); SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE FAITHFUL                     M EDAL ; WAR MEDAL , silver Canadian issue; CANADIAN VOLUNTEER
     SERVICE MEDAL (20907 Sers. C. V. May, 5.11.63), mounted as worn GVF                      SERVICE MEDAL, WITH OVERSEAS CLASP; DEFENCE MEDAL, silver Canadian
                                                                      £60                     issue; CANADIAN FORCES DECORATION, E.II.R. (Lt. Col. A. S. Price) NEF
                                                                                                                                                                 £225
1245 Six: Private J. H. Johnson, Cape Town Highlanders.
                                                                                                Lt. Col. Arthur Stewart was born in Quebec on 21 Feb 1917 and educated at
     1939-45 STAR ; AFRICA STAR , CLASP , 8TH ARMY ;ITALY STAR ; DEFENCE
                                                                                                the High School of Quebec, and the Royal Military College. His service papers
     MEDAL; WAR MEDAL; AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL, these all correctly named                          indicate that his campaign awards were reissued in 1966.
     (19062 J. J. Johnson) GVF
     Sold with a related Cape Town Highlanders cap badge, collar dog and                 1253 Six: Warrant Officer 2nd Class M. J. Barnard, South African
     button.                                                         £90                      Instructional Corps, later South African Corps of Signals.
       John Harry Johnson was born in Cape Town and attested for the Cape Town                1939-45 STAR; AFRICA STAR; ITALY STAR; DEFENCE MEDAL; WAR MEDAL;
       Highlanders on 21 May 1940, aged 34.                                                   AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL, these all correctly named (P3951 H. J. Barnard),
                                                                                              mounted as worn GVF                                               £90
1246 Five: Able Seaman G. N. Ellison, South African Defence Force,
                                                                                                Sold with extensive research.
     Cape Town, seconded for Nile service and later transferred into
     the Royal Navy.                                                                     1254 Four: Warrant Officer 2nd Class R. A. Cunningham, Royal
     1939-45 STAR ; AFRICA STAR ; DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS , these all                          Australian Army Service Corps, later 1 Australia Regiment,
     privately named (69777 G. N. Ellison); AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL, officially                  Training Battalion.
     named (69777G. N. Ellison), mounted as worn GVF                    £65                   1939-45 STAR; PACIFIC STAR; WAR MEDAL; AUSTRALIA SERVICE MEDAL,
       Geoffrey Noel Ellison was born in Cumberland, England and worked in the                the latter two all named (NX81504 R. A. Cunningham) NEF    £150
       Johannesburg goldfields. He joined the South African Naval Force on 1 Jul                Robert Arbuckle Cunningham was born in Glasgow and enlisted into the
       1940 and was awarded the Africa Star for service on the Nile, 1 Aug 1941                 Australian Army in 1942. He served in New Guinea with the A.I.F., 24 May
       until 11 Jun 1942.                                                                       1942 - 25 Jan 1943, and in New Guinea, 29 Mar 1945 - 26 Jun 1945. He
                                                                                                later served with the A.M.F. in Japan and Korea, 15 Oct 1946 - 19 Sept 1953.
1247 Five: Leading Cook A. E. Gower, Royal Navy.                                                Cunningham suffered multiple shrapnel wounds in action whilst attacking an
     1939-45 STAR; AFRICA STAR, CLASP, NORTH AFRICA 1942-43; DEFENCE                            enemy position in New Guinea on 28 Dec 1942.
     MEDAL; WAR MEDAL; ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3RD ISSUE, COINAGE
     HEAD (M.36874, Ck. H.M.S. Pembroke), mounted as worn GVF                            1255 Four: Sergeant G. E. J. Pooley, Royal Fusiliers, late Grenadier
     Sold with an archive of original paperwork and photographs including the                 Guards.
     recipient’s original Certificate of Service; Proclamation of Neptune from                1939-45 STAR ; DEFENCE MEDAL ; WAR MEDAL ; EFFICIENCY MEDAL ,
     H.M.S. Woolwich, 1940; and an outstanding photograph album of nearly                     TERRITORIAL, G.VI.R., 1ST TYPE (2609481 Sjt., R.F.), mounted as worn
     300 mainly annotated photographs covering the recipient’s service. £350                  GVF
                                                                                              Sold with seven sporting medals and a Grenadier Guards enamel badge.
       Alfred Edward Gower was born in the parish of All Saints, in the town of
       Hastings, Sussex, and joined the Navy on 3 Oct 1921, aged 21. He qualified                                                                             £135
       as a Cook and received the L.S. & G.C. Medal in 1933. Gower was released                 Sergeant Pooley of Woodbridge, Suffolk, served with the B.E.F. in France from
       from the Navy in September 1945 and lived at Gillingham, Kent.                           13 Jan 1940 until 8 May 1940 and was discharged to reserve in 1949. Sold
                                                                                                with copied attestation papers and service papers.
1248 Five: Captain Chandrasuba Gurung, 6th Gurkha Rifles
     1939-45 STAR; ITALY STAR; DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS, M.I.D. oak leaf;                  1256 Six: Flight Lieutenant R. G. Oliver, Royal Air Force.
     GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (Capt., 6 G.R.) GVF £390                        1939-45 STAR ; FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR ; DEFENCE MEDAL ; WAR
       Chandrasuba Gurung was born in November 1911 and enlisted in the 6th                   M EDAL; GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R. (Flt. Lt.,
       Gurkha Rifles in November 1927. Having gained advancement to Jemadar in                R.A.F.); AIR EFFICIENCY AWARD, G.VI.R. (Fg. Offr., R.A.F.V.R.) GVF£290
       January 1943 and to Subadar in the following year, he was mentioned in                   Flight Lieutenant R. G. Oliver served in the General Duties and Balloon
       despatches ‘for gallant and distinguished services in the Mediterranean                  Branch, and latterly the Catering Branch.
       theatre’ (London Gazette 23 May 1946 refers). Gurung attained the rank of
       Captain in July 1949, shortly before being placed on the Retired List.            1257 Five: Corporal C. J. Whittaker, South African Engineer Corps.
                                                                                              1939-45 STAR; AFRICA STAR, CLASP, 8TH ARMY; ITALY STAR; WAR MEDAL;
1249 Five: Warrant Officer Class 2 W. L. Monarch, Royal Engineers                             A FRICA SERVICE MEDAL , these all correctly named (180216 C. J.
     and Royal Army Ordnance Corps.                                                           Whittaker), mounted as worn GVF                                £85
     1939-45 STAR ; FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR ; WAR MEDAL 1939-45;
                                                                                                Charles John Whittaker served in the Mobile Map Printing and Publishing
     G ENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (13069248 W.O.
                                                                                                Company, S.A.E.C., attached 46 Survey Company, S.A.E.C..
     Cl.2, R.E.); ARMY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2nd issue, Regular Army
     (13069248 W.O. Cl. 2, R.A.O.C.), mounted as worn GVF         £190                   1258 Three: Sergeant T. H. King, South African Air Force.
                                                                                              ITALY STAR; WAR MEDAL; AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL, all officially named
1250 Six: Staff Sergeant J. Holt, Royal Electrical and Mechanical                             (100256 T. H. King) GVF                                        £40
     Engineers.
                                                                                                Thomas Henry King served with No.2 Squadron in 1945. This is confirmed as
     1939-45 STAR; AFRICA STAR; ITALY STAR; DEFENCE MEDAL; WAR MEDAL;
                                                                                                complete entitlement.
     GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (14107180 S.Sgt.,
     R.E.M.E.), mounted for wear, official correction to service number GVF              1259 Four: Wing Commander F. B. S. Horsey, Royal Air Force
                                                                          £95                 Volunteer Reserve.
                                                                                              F RANCE AND GERMANY STAR ; DEFENCE MEDAL ; WAR MEDAL ; AI R
1251 Four: Captain C. J. K. Cox, Royal Army Service Corps.                                    EFFICIENCY AWARD, G.VI.R. (Sqn. Ldr., R.A.F.V.R.), mounted as worn
     1939-45 STAR ; FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR ; DEFENCE MEDAL ; WAR                             NEF
     MEDAL, M.I.D. oak leaf EF                                                                Sold with the recipient’s rolled gold identity bracelet, engraved ‘S/Ldr. F.
     These in the named O.H.M.S. box of transmission addressed to the                         B. S. Horsey, No.721134’.                                             £245
     recipient at Washington, Sussex; pin back cloth ribbon bar; and original
                                                                                                Wing Commander Frank Beresford Stuart Horsey served in the Equipment
     M.I.D. Certificate in envelope of transmission.                    £115
                                                                                                Branch and received the Air Efficiency Award on 1 Jul 1948. He died on 1 May
       M.I.D. London Gazette 4 April 1946. Lieutenant C. I. K. Cox, Royal Army                  1987 at Folkestone, Kent.
       Service Corps.
                                                                                         1260 Three: Warrant Officer Class 1 A. F. Fergusson, Royal Electrical
                                                                                              and Mechanical Engineers.
                                                                                              D EFENCE AND WAR MEDALS ; EFFICIENCY MEDAL , G.VI.R., 2nd issue,
                                                                                              Territorial (1442717 W.O. Cl. 1, R.E.M.E.), mounted as worn, minor
                                                                                              official corrections to rank and initials EF                  £75




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1261 Pair: Temporary Acting Lieutenant-Commander J. L. Jordan,                            1272 Four: Lance-Corporal T. R. Clarke, Royal Corps of Transport.
     Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve.                                                             GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24557715 Lcpl., RCT);
     DEFENCE MEDAL; CADET FORCES MEDAL, G.VI.R. (Ty. Act. Lt. Cdr. (Sp). J.                    GULF 1990-91, 1 clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991 (Lcpl), mounted as worn;
     L. Jordan, R.N.V.R.), mounted as worn GVF                                                 Saudi Arabia, LIBERATION OF KUWAIT 1991; Kuwait, LIBERATION O F
     Together with the named card box of issue for the second.       £120                      KUWAIT 1991, 4TH GRADE NEF                                        £265
      John Leslie Jordan was born on 16 Dec 1887 and died at Havant on 28 Sept            1273 Pair: Air Trooper C. J. Ryan, Army Air Corps.
      1967.
                                                                                               G ENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24292643 Airtpr.,
1262 Three: Acting Major K. Clement, Cumberland and Westmoreland,                              A.A.C.); UN CYPRUS, mounted as worn GVF                      £190
     Army Cadet Force.
     D EFENCE MEDAL ; CORONATION 1953; CADET FORCES MEDAL , G.VI.R.                       1274 Pair: Guardsman S. M. Braithwaite, Welsh Guards.
     (A/Major) NEF                                                                             G ENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (25048188 Gdsm,
     Sold with the forwarding slip for the Cadet Forces Medal. £135                            WG); JUBILEE 2002, mounted as worn, the first with edge bruise GVF
                                                                                                                                                                £145
      Keith Clement was born on 21 May 1902 at Kirkland, Kendal and was
      commissioned 2/ Lieut. into the Westmoreland ACF (TA Reserve of Officers) on        1275 Four: Driver S. D. Constant, Royal Corps of Transport.
      25 Nov 1942. Promoted Lieutenant, 1 Apr 1950; A/Major, 11 Aug 1946, and                  GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24865168 Dvr., RCT);
      retired with the honorary rank of Major on 31 Mar 1959.                                  GULF 1990-91, 1 clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991 (Dvr), mounted as worn;
1263 Four: Warrant Officer 1st Class F. J. Holloway, South African                             Saudi Arabia, LIBERATION OF KUWAIT 1991; Kuwait, LIBERATION O F
     Corps of Signals.                                                                         KUWAIT 1991, 4TH GRADE NEF                                       £265
     DEFENCE MEDAL; WAR MEDAL; AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL, these all correctly
     named (17326 F. J. Holloway); EFFICIENCY MEDAL , UNION OF SOUTH                      1276 Pair: Trooper M. D. Holland, 4th/7th Dragoon Guards.
     A FRICA , G.VI.R. 1ST TYPE , with copy long service clasp (No.17236                       GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, South Arabia (24056308 Tpr., 4/7 DG);
     W.O.1, S.A.C.S.) GVF                                           £125                       U.N. KOREA, mounted as worn VF
                                                                                               Together with the recipient’s stabrite cap badge and stable belt. £195
      Francis James Holloway of Wynburg, attested on 17 Nov 1939. He received
      the Efficiency Medal on 15 Jan 1943 and the clasp on 16 Jan 1946.                   1277 Pair: Telegraphist M. S. Walsh, Royal Navy.
1264 Pair: Private L. P. Fuller, Parachute Regiment.                                           KOREA 1950-53 (D/SSX.864772, Tel. R.N.); U.N. KOREA NEF             £190
     WAR MEDAL; GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Cyprus (23221241 Pte.,                  1278 Pair: Able Seaman G. Ford, Royal Navy.
     Para) the second with officially re-impressed naming GVF      £190                        SOUTH ATLANTIC 1982, with rosette (D150034H AB(M), HMS Hermes);
1265 Pair: Musician H. Perham, Royal Marines.                                                  ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE (HMS Hermes) GVF £790
     W AR MEDAL; ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE (CH.23069,                    1279 Three: Private R. McFarlane, King’s Own Scottish Borderers
     Mus. R.M.) GVF                                               £195                         GULF 1990-91, 1 clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991 (24823077 Pte., KOSB),
      Henry Perham was born on 21 November 1905. He enlisted into the Royal                    mounted court style as worn; Saudi Arabia, LIBERATION OF KUWAIT
      Marines from school, on 12 October 1920. He was paid a L.S. & G.C. gratuity              1991, in case and named card slip box of issue; Kuwait, LIBERATION OF
      of £20 in November 1938. He died on 28 January 1940, aged 34 years.                      KUWAIT 1991, 4TH GRADE, in case of issue EF                      £350
      Perham was buried at Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery, Kent and was the
      husband of Dorothy Elizabeth Perham of 8 Tennyson Road, Gillingham.                 1280 Pair: Able Seaman J. F. Kirby, Royal Navy.
1266 Four: Fusilier J. C. Hains, Royal Fusiliers.                                              GULF 1990-91, clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991 (D21414U, R.N.); GENERAL
     W AR MEDAL; GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, 1 clasp, Canal Zone (Fus., R                         SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Kuwait (D21414U, R.N.) NEF              £825
     Fus); KOREA 1950-53 (22660201 Fus., R.F.); U.N. Korea NEF   £575                     1281 Pair: Sapper P. J. Cavill, Royal Engineers.
1267 Four: Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) F. M. MacMillan, Royal Canadian Air                       G ULF 1990-91, clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991 (24865585 Spr., RE);
     Force.                                                                                    NATO, clasp FORMER YUGOSLAVIA, mounted as worn EF           £275
     W AR MEDAL, CANADIAN ISSUE IN SILVER; CANADIAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE                     1282 Three: Lance-Corporal C. P. Clarke, Royal Army Dental Corps.
     MEDAL; Canada, SPECIAL SERVICE MEDAL, CLASP NATO OTAN; CANADIAN                           GULF 1990-91, 1 clasp, 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991 (24763997 L. Cpl. RADC),
     FORCES DECORATION, E.II.R. (F/L F. M. Macmillan) EF           £190                        mounted as worn; Saudi Arabia, LIBERATION OF KUWAIT 1991; Kuwait,
      Flight-Lieutenant F. M. MacMillan was awarded his Pilots wings on 11 Jun                 LIBERATION OF KUWAIT 1991, 4TH GRADE NEF                         £350
      1943 and received the Canadian Forces Decoration in 1958. He joined 413
      Squadron RCAF on 18 April 1956 and received the Canadian Special Service
      Medal in 1994. Sold with research
1268 Pair: Captain J. A. McMillan, South African Permanent Forces.
     WAR MEDAL; AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL, both correctly named (85929 J. A.                               WORLD ORDERS & DECORATIONS
     McMillan) GVF                                                  £45
      Captain John Albert McMillan was thrice wounded in action during the Great          1283 GERMAN EMPIRE, 1914-18 Marine Corps Service Cross GVF                £90
      War serving with the South African Scottish.
                                                                                          1284 AUSTRALIA, The National Medal For Service, the reverse blank VF £45
1269 Pair: Corporal N. N. Smith, South African Womans Auxiliary Air
     Force.                                                                               1285 AUSTRIA, FRANZ JOSEPH, BRAVERY MEDAL, SILVER, 2ND CLASS GVF £20
     WAR MEDAL, AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL, both correctly named (F265146 N.                    1286 AUSTRIA, War Service Cross GVF                                       £12
     N. Smith) GVF                                                 £45
      Nancy Norah Smith was from Cape Town.                                               1287 AUSTRIA, 1908 Jubilee Cross GVF                                      £15
1270 Four: Sergeant P. D. Lewis, Prince of Wales Division.                                1288 AUSTRIA, Franz Joseph, Memorial Medal GVF                            £15
     GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24707534 Sgt., POW
     DIV); IRAQ MEDAL, clasp, 19 Mar to Apr 2003 (SSGT.); JUBILEE 2002;                   1289 AUSTRIA, Kaiser Karl, Military Merit Medal, bronze-gilt, with swords VF
     REGULAR ARMY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE (Sgt.), mounted as worn                                                                                            £15
     GVF                                                              £850                1290 AUSTRIA, Kaiser Karl, Bravery Medal, silver, 2nd Class GVF           £20
1271 Pair: Chief Engineering Mechanic A. Betty, Royal Navy.                               1291 BELGIUM, WW1 Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 GVF                           £35
     GENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, Borneo (KX.770083, Ch. M. (E) RN);
     ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE (Ch. M. (E) H.M.S. Albion),               1292 BELGIUM, Croix de Guerre, WW2 type GVF                               £35
     mounted as worn GVF                                             £190
                                                                                          1293 BELGIUM, WW1 War Medal GVF                                           £12
      The Commando Ship H.M.S. Albion provided a mobile platform for the
      Commandos, 848 Naval Air Squadron and embarked infantry battalions during           1294 BELGIUM, Yser Medal 1914 GVF                                         £25
      the Borneo Campaign.
                                                                                          1295 BELGIUM, WW1 Victory Medal, official type 1 GVF                      £10

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1296 BELGIUM, Cross of Fire GVF                                         £18         1336 GERMAN EMPIRE, court-mounted group of six: 1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class;
                                                                                         Prussia War Aid Cross; Honour Cross without swords; Third Reich, 25
1297 BELGIUM, King Albert 1934 Commemorative Medal NEF                  £12              Year Long Service Cross; Third Reich, 12 Year Long Service Medal;
1298 BELGIUM, 1940 - 1945 Commemorative Medal with swords GVF           £15              Finland, Commemorative Medal 1918 EF
                                                                                         Together with a companion set of miniatures mounted in a chain and
1299 BELGIUM, 1930 Centenary Medal GVF                                  £10              cloth ribbon bar.                                               £485

1300 BULGARIA, War Medal 1915-18, on ‘military’ ribbon GVF              £20         1337 GERMAN EMPIRE, court-mounted group of five: 1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class;
                                                                                         Saxony Ernest, War Medal; Honour Cross with Swords; SS 4 Year
1301 BULGARIA, 1915 Red Cross Medal, bronze GVF                         £35              Service Medal; Bulgaria, 1915-1918 WAr Medal EF                  £575
1302 BULGARIA, 1944-45 WAR MEDAL GVF                                    £25         1338 G ERMAN EMPIRE, mounted group of five: 1914 Iron Cross, 2nd Class;
                                                                                         Bavaria, Military Merit Decoration, bronze grade with swords; Honour
1303 BULGARIA, Medal for Veterans of the Spanish Civil War EF           £65
                                                                                         Cross with Swords; Third Reich, Faithful Service Decoration, gold grade;
1304 CZECHOSLOVAKIA, 1939 War Cross GVF                                 £40              Third Reich, Entry into Austria Medal, swing-style as worn NEF £225

1305 CZECHOSLOVAKIA, 25th Anniversary Medal GVF                         £20         1339 GERMAN EMPIRE, swing-mounted group of three: Iron Cross 2nd Class;
                                                                                         Honour Cross with Swords; WW2 Faithful Service Decoration, silver
1306 EAST GERMANY, Service Medal of the D.D.R., in fitted presentation case,             grade GVF                                                     £90
     complete with ribbon bar EF                                        £15
                                                                                    1340 G ERMAN EMPIRE, court-mounted group of four: 1914 Iron Cross, 2nd
1307 EAST GERMANY, Order of the Red Banner of Labour, 2nd Class, in fitted               Class; 1939 War Merit Cross, without Swords; Honour Cross with Swords;
     presentation case, complete with ribbon bar EF                    £30               Faithful Service Decoration, silver grade NEF                    £110
1308 FINLAND, 20 Year Service Medal, 1936-1956 GVF                      £25         1341 GERMAN STATES, Anhalt, 1914 Friedrich Cross GVF                     £45
1309 FRANCE, 1859 Campagne D’Italie GVF                                 £55         1342 GERMAN STATES, Prussia, Reservist 9 Year Long Service Medal GVF
                                                                                                                                                       £20
1310 FRANCE, China 1900 Campaign, clasp ‘1900 Chine 1901’ NEF           £85
                                                                                    1343 GERMAN STATES, Prussia, 1870-71 Franco-Prussian War medal, bronze
1311 FRANCE, Lwvant Campaign, clasp ‘Levant’ GVF                        £55              GVF                                                           £20
1312 FRANCE, Legion D’Honneur, 5th Class, WW2 period NEF                £75         1344 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Iron Cross, 1st class GVF                     £195
1313 FRANCE, St. Helena Medal 1821 GVF                                  £50         1345 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Iron Cross 1st Class in presentation case GVF
1314 FRANCE, Medaille Militaire 1870 EF                                 £20                                                                              £250

1315 FRANCE, Croix De Guerre 1914-15 GVF                                £20         1346 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Iron Cross 1st Class, with presentation case, NEF
                                                                                                                                                           £275
1316 FRANCE, Croix De Guerre 1914-16 GVF                                £20
                                                                                    1347 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Iron Cross 1st Class, screwback type, maker L/21
1317 FRANCE, Croix De Guerre 1914-17 GVF                                £20              GVF                                                            £240
1318 FRANCE, Croix De Guerre 1914-18 GVF                                £20         1348 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Iron Cross 2nd Class NEF                        £75
1319 FRANCE, 1914-18 War Medal GVF                                      £15         1349 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Iron Cross 2nd Class with original packet of issue
                                                                                         NEF                                                               £115
1320 FRANCE, WW1 VICTORY MEDAL, official type GVF                       £10
                                                                                    1350 G ERMAN THIRD REICH, War Merit Cross with swords 1st Class, cased
1321 FRANCE, Croix De Guerre, ‘Theatre D’Operations Exterieurs’ GVF     £15              GVF                                                          £135
1322 FRANCE, Cross of Military Valour, with star emblem on ribbon GVF £40           1351 GERMAN THIRD REICH, War Merit Cross with Swords, 1st Class GVF £85
1323 FRANCE, Croix De Guerre 1939 GVF                                   £35         1352 GERMAN THIRD REICH, War Merit Cross 2nd Class, with swords GVF£30
1324 FRANCE, Combatants Cross GVF                                       £15         1353 GERMAN THIRD REICH, War Merit Cross 2nd Class, without swords GVF
1325 FRANCE, WW2 War Medal, clasp ‘Afrique’ GVF                         £30                                                                             £25

1326 FRANCE, WW2 War Medal, clasp ‘Liberation’ GVF                      £30         1354 GERMAN THIRD REICH, War Merit Cross 2nd Class, without swords, with
                                                                                         packet of issue EF                                              £35
1327 FRANCE, Local Collective 25 Year Medal of Honour GVF               £20
                                                                                    1355 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Olympic Games Medal, in fitted presentation case
1328 GERMAN EMPIRE, Pour le Merite (“Blue Max”), modern good quality copy                EF                                                             £175
     complete with ribbon EF                                          £35
                                                                                    1356 G ERMAN THIRD REICH, High Seas Fleet Badge, zinc type, FO maker
1329 GERMAN EMPIRE, 1914 Iron Cross 2nd class GVF                       £45              GVF                                                        £150

1330 GERMAN EMPIRE, 1914 Iron Cross, 1st Class GVF                     £150         1357 GERMAN THIRD REICH, DRL Sports Badge, silver grade GVF              £45

1331 GERMAN EMPIRE, 1914-18 Honour Cross with Swords GVF                £10         1358 G ERMAN THIRD REICH, Russian Front Medal, in paper packet of issue
                                                                                         NEF                                                            £45
1332 GERMAN EMPIRE, Wound Badge, Black Grade GVF                        £20
                                                                                    1359 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Luftwaffe Parchutist Badge, early war, high quality,
1333 GERMAN EMPIRE, 1913 Major v. Lutzow Centenary Medal GVF            £50              unmarked C. E. Junker type GVF                                    £550
1334 GERMAN EMPIRE, China 1900 Campaign Medal GVF                       £45         1360 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Luftschutz Medal, in box of issue EF            £85
1335 G ERMAN EMPIRE, court-mouted group of seven: 1914 Iron Cross 2nd               1361 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Faithful Service Decoration, silver grade NEF£35
     Class; Baveria, Military Merit Decoration with swords, silver and
     enamels, some minor enamel damage; Honour Cross with Swords; Thrird            1362 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Mothers’ Cross, gold grade, in presentation case
     Reich Army 4 Year Long Service Medal; Austria , 1914-1918 War Medal;                GVF                                                              £90
     Hungary, 1914-1918 War Medal; Bulgaria, 1915-1918 War Medal GVF
                                                                    £225            1363 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Mothers’ Cross, gold grade GVF                  £55
                                                                                    1364 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Mothers’ Cross, silver grade GVF                £40

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1365 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Mothers’ Cross, bronze Grade EF                       £30          1402 ITALY, Order of The Crown, Chevalier Breast Badge, gold and enamels, in
                                                                                                 original presentation case EF
1366 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Spanish Civil War Medal GVF                           £70               Sold with the bestowal document, two letters regarding the award and
1367 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Memel Medal GVF                                      £125               Licence to wear the award.                                      £145
                                                                                                  Order of the Crown of Italy, Chevalier London Gazette 3 Sept 1920.
1368 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Entry into Czechoslovakia Medal NEF                   £30                Conferred by the King of Italy to Frederick Hornyk Esq. for services rendered
                                                                                                  by you during the war in connection with the Italian Hospital in London.
1369 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Entry into Austria Medal NEF                          £55
                                                                                            1403 K UWAIT , 1991 Liberation Medal, in presentation case, complete with
1370 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Russian Front Medal GVF                               £30               ribbon bar EF                                                   £15
1371 GERMAN THIRD REICH, West Wall Medal, in packet of issue EF                £20          1404 M ALAWI , Police Long Service & Good Conduct Medal clasp, Police
                                                                                                 (Const. A. Wadi) GVF                                        £50
1372 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Italy-Africa Campaign Medal GVF                       £65
                                                                                            1405 M ALAWI , Police Long Service & Good Conduct Medal clasp, Police
1373 GERMAN THIRD REICH, War Merit Medal GVF                                   £10               (Insp. K. J. Ramba) VF                                      £60
1374 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Close Combat Clasp, silver grade GVF                 £385          1406 NEW ZEALAND, General Service Medal, 1 clasp Bougainville, naming
1375 GERMAN THIRD REICH, U Boat badge GVF                                     £190               details neatly erased NEF                                     £85

1376 GERMAN THIRD REICH, General Assault Badge GVF                             £85          1407 NEW ZEALAND, General Service Medal, 1 clasp Arabian Gulf, naming
                                                                                                 details neatly erased NEF                                     £85
1377 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Infantry Assault Badge, silver grade GVF              £75
                                                                                            1408 N E W ZEALAND , General Service Medal, 2 clasps Arabian Gulf,
1378 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Entry into Czechoslovakia Medal, with Praque bar,                       Bougainville, naming details neatly erased NEF          £135
     mounted as worn NEF                                            £120
                                                                                            1409 OMAN, Police Long Service Medal GVF                                      £20
1379 GERMAN THIRD REICH, D.R.L. Sports Badge, silver grade, plating worn
     GVF                                                             £45                    1410 PAKISTAN, 1971 War Medal GVF                                             £10

1380 GERMAN THIRD REICH, S.A. Sports Badge, bronze grade GVF                   £50          1411 PAKISTAN, Mountain Survival Medal GVF                                    £20

1381 GERMAN THIRD REICH, DRL Sport Badge GVF                                   £35          1412 PAKISTAN, Sitara Hurb 1991 War Star GVF                                  £15

1382 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Destroyer Badge GVF                                  £175          1413 PAKISTAN, 1972 Military Medal GVF                                        £15

1383 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Minesweeper Badge, zinc material VF                   £75          1414 PAKISTAN, 1956 Pakistan Republic Medal GVF                               £10

1384 GERMAN THIRD REICH, enamel party membership badge EF                      £45          1415 POLAND, Order of Merit, 1st Class, PRL type GVF                          £25

1385 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Life Saving Medal GVF                                £250          1416 POLAND, Order of Merit, 2nd Class, PRL type GVF                          £20

1386 GERMAN THIRD REICH, Wound Badge, black grade GVF                          £20          1417 POLAND, Order of Merit, 3rd Class, PRL type GVF                          £10

1387 GREECE, Royal Order of George 1st, 1915, silver and enamels GVF£65G                    1418 ROMANIA, 1941 Crusade against Communism Medal GVF                        £35

1388 GREECE, 1940 War Cross GVF                                                £40          1419 ROMANIA, 1941 Crusade against Communism Medal, with packet of issue
                                                                                                 GVF                                                             £50
1389 GREECE, 1940 Distinguished Conduct Medal GVF                              £50
                                                                                            1420 SAUDI ARABIA, Liberation of Kuwait Medal EF                              £20
1390 HUNGARY, 1940 SERVICE MEDAL GVF                                           £65
                                                                                            1421 SOUTH AFRICA REPUBLIC, John Chard Medal NEF                              £45
1391 INDIA, Territorial Army Medal (10360776 Hav. Dava Ram, T.A.) GVF £85
                                                                                            1422 SOUTH AFRICA REPUBLIC, Long Service Medal, No. 024082 EF                 £15
1392 INDIA, Territorial Army Medal (10356829 Hav. A. T. Thomas, TA.) GVF
                                                                      £85                   1423 SOUTH KOREA, Korean War Service Medal, in lid embossed presentation
                                                                                                 case EF                                                        £25
      Instituted on 31 January 1952. Awarded to non-commissioned officers and
      other ranks for 12 years service in the Territorial Army.                             1424 SOUTH KOREA, 50th Anniversary Korean War Medal, in lid embossed
1393 INDIA, 9 Year Long Service Medal (1430935 Spr. C. Singh, Bengal                             presentation case EF                                        £25
     Engrs.) VF                                                  £12                        1425 SOVIET RUSSIA, Order of The Red Banner of Labour GVF                     £50
1394 ITALY, 1918 Armata Altipiani Medal EF                                     £50          1426 SOVIET RUSSIA, Order of The Badge of Honour GVF                          £50
       Awarded to British Officers by General Montouri, Commanding the 6th Italian
      Army, as a souvenir to those who took part in the battle on the Asiago Plateau        1427 SOVIET RUSSIA, Order of The Patriotic War, 2nd class, numbered, post
      on 15 Jun 1918.                                                                            WW2 EF                                                          £30
1395 ITALY, Russian Front service badge GVF                                    £90          1428 SOVIET RUSSIA, Order of The Red Star, screw back badge, numbered
                                                                                                 GVF                                                          £45
1396 ITALY, 1914-15 War Medal NEF                                              £15
                                                                                            1429 SOVIET RUSSIA, Medal for Bravery GVF                                     £40
1397 ITALY, WW1 Victory Medal , official type 1 GVF                            £15
                                                                                            1430 SOVIET RUSSIA, Medal for Combat Service GVF                              £15
1398 ITALY, Spanish Civil War Medal GVF                                        £45
                                                                                            1431 SOVIET RUSSIA, Defence of The Caucusus VF                                £25
1399 ITALY, Messina Earthquake Medal (209-345 T. Rintoul, A.B. Minerva
     Messina 1908) engraved naming GVF                            £125                      1432 SOVIET RUSSIA, Capture of Konigsberg GVF                                 £20
1400 KENYA , 10 Years Independance Medal EF                                    £15          1433 SOVIET RUSSIA, Valiant Labour in The Great Patriotic War GVF             £10
1401 KUWAIT, Liberation Medal NEF                                              £10          1434 SOVIET RUSSIA, Medal for Development of The Virgin Lands GVF             £45
                                                                                            1435 SOVIET RUSSIA, Valiant Labour in the Great Patriotic War GVF             £15
                                                                                            1436 SOVIET RUSSIA, Restoration of Heavy Industry GVF                         £75
                                                                                            1437 SOVIET RUSSIA, Medal for Valiant Labour GVF                              £30
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1438 SOVIET RUSSIA, Veterans of the Armed Forces Medal EF             £30
                                                                                                            MINIATURE MEDALS
1439 SOVIET RUSSIA, Veteran of Labour GVF                             £10
                                                                                  1478 An attributed miniature “Defence of Legations”, China 1900 Medal
1440 SOVIET RUSSIA, 1870-1970 Lenin Heroic Labour GVF                 £15              and French Legion of Honour pair to Sir R.E. Bredon, K.C.M.G.,
                                                                                       Deputy Inspector General of the Chinese Imperial Maritime
1441 SOVIET RUSSIA, Leningrad, 250 years Anniversary                  £35              Customs Service during the Boxer Rebellion, late Surgeon to the
1442 SOVIET RUSSIA, 800th Anniversary of Moscow GVF                   £30              97th Foot.
                                                                                       CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Defence of Legations; France, LEGION OF HONOUR,
1443 SOVIET RUSSIA, Kiev Anniversary, 1500 years GVF                  £35              gold and enamels GVF                                            £250
                                                                                        Originally sold with the full size awards see full size group in gallantry section.
1444 SOVIET RUSSIA, 20 years Armed Forces Jubilee EF                  £150
                                                                                  1479 A fine miniature Great War Military O.B.E. group of four attributed
1445 SOVIET RUSSIA, 30 years Armed Forces Jubilee GVF                 £20              to surgeon Commander R. J. Mackeown, Royal Navy.
1446 SOVIET RUSSIA, 50 years Armed Forces Jubilee EF                   £5              THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, O.B.E. (MILITARY) 1ST TYPE; 1914-15
                                                                                       STAR; BRITISH WAR MEDAL, 8 clasps: North Sea 1914, Mediterranean
1447 SOVIET RUSSIA, 60 years Armed Forces Jubilee EF                   £5              1914, Mediterranean 1915, Gallipoli, Red Sea, North Sea 1916, North
                                                                                       Sea 1917, North Sea 1918; VICTORY MEDAL, mounted as worn NEF £390
1448 SOVIET RUSSIA, 20th Anniversary of The Great Patriotic War GVF    £5
                                                                                  1480 THE MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH (MILITARY), C.B., 18 ct gold
1449 SOVIET RUSSIA, 30th Anniversary of The Great Patriotic War GVF    £5              and enamels EF                                                £150
1450 S OVIET RUSSIA , 40th Anniversary of The Great Patriotic War (Arctic         1481 THE ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER, L.V.O., silver gilt and enamels EF                     £50
     Convoys Medal) EF                                               £15
                                                                                  1482 THE ORDER OF ST. MICHAEL AND ST. GEORGE, C.M.G., breast badge, 18 ct
1451 SOVIET RUSSIA, 50th Anniversary of The Great Patriotic War EF     £5              gold and enamels NEF                                          £150
1452 SOVIET RUSSIA, Order of Motherhood, 1st Class NEF                £45         1483 THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, C.B.E. (MILITARY OR CIVIL) 2ND TYPE,
1453 SOVIET RUSSIA, Order of Motherhood, 2nd Class NEF                £35              silver-gilt and enamels GVF                                      £40

1454 SOVIET RUSSIA, Order of Motherhood, 3rd Class NEF                £25         1484 T HE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, O.B.E. (Military or Civil) 1st type,
                                                                                       silver gilt NEF                                                    £20
1455 SOVIET RUSSIA, Medal for Motherhood, 1st Class GVF               £20
                                                                                  1485 THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, O.B.E. (MILITARY OR CIVIL) 2ND TYPE
1456 SOVIET RUSSIA, Medal for Motherhood, 2nd Class GVF               £20              GVF                                                              £20

1457 SOVIET RUSSIA, 10 Years Armed Forces Irreproachable Service EF £10           1486 T HE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, M.B.E. (Civil of Military) 1st type,
                                                                                       silver NEF                                                         £15
1458 SOVIET RUSSIA, 15 Years Armed Forces Irreproachable Service EF £15
                                                                                  1487 THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, M.B.E. (Military or Civil) 2nd type,
1459 SOVIET RUSSIA, 20 Years Armed Forces Irreproachable Service EF £20                silver GVF                                                         £15
1460 SOVIET RUSSIA, 10 Years Irreproachable Service, M.V.D. EF        £10         1488 VICTORIA CROSS GVF                                                                £35
1461 SOVIET RUSSIA, 15 Years Irreproachable Service, M.V.D. EF        £15         1489 ROYAL RED CROSS, R.R.C., 2ND CLASS G.VI.R. GVF                                    £25
1462 SOVIET RUSSIA, 20 Years Irreproachable Service, M.V.D. EF        £20         1490 ROYAL RED CROSS, R.R.C., 2ND CLASS, E.II.R. EF                                    £15
1463 SOVIET RUSSIA, 15 Years Irreproachable Service, K.G.B. EF        £15         1491 THE ORDER OF ST. JOHN OF JERUSALEM, OFFICER (BROTHER), white metal
                                                                                       GVF                                                            £15
1464 SOVIET RUSSIA, 15 Years Irreproachable Service, K.G.B. EF        £20
                                                                                  1492 THE ORDER OF ST. JOHN OF JERUSALEM, SERVING BROTHER GVF                           £15
1465 SPAIN, 1936 Civil War Medal, in card box of issue EF             £25
                                                                                  1493 THE ORDER OF ST. JOHN OF JERUSALEM, SERVING SISTER GVF                            £15
1466 SPAIN, 1936 CIVIL WAR MEDAL EF                                   £45
                                                                                  1494 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER, G.VI.R., recent striking NEF                         £25
1467 SPAIN, bar mounted group of four: Military Merit Order; 1936 Campaign
     Medal; Third Reich, Eagle Order 5th Class, with swords, some enamel          1495 QUEEN’S GALLANTRY MEDAL EF                                                        £10
     damage; Spanish Wound Medal GVF                                  £750
                                                                                  1496 KNIGHT BACHELOR’S BADGE, hm silver-gilt and enamel EF                             £75
1468 UKRAINE, War Veteran’s Medal, in card presentation case EF       £10
                                                                                  1497 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS, G.VI.R. GVF                                          £35
1469 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES , 15th Anniversary Medal GVF                £20
                                                                                  1498 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS, E.II.R. GVF                                          £35
1470 U.S.A., Bronze Star EF                                           £35
                                                                                  1499 MILITARY CROSS, G.V.R. GVF                                                        £25
1471 U.S.A., Distinguished Flying Cross GVF                           £35
                                                                                  1500 MILITARY CROSS, G.VI.R. GVF                                                       £10
1472 VATICAN, 1st Class Leo XIII Medal GVF                            £35
                                                                                  1501 MILITARY CROSS, G.VI.R., quality striking NEF                                     £35
1473 VATICAN, 2ND CLASS LEO XIII MEDAL GVF                            £25
                                                                                  1502 MILITARY CROSS, E.II.R. GVF                                                       £10
1474 YUGOSLAVIA, Bravery Medal, 1940 - 1990 NEF                       £20
                                                                                  1503 DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS, G.VI.R. GVF                                           £10
1475 YUGOSLAVIA, Order of Merit GVF                                   £20
                                                                                  1504 DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS, E.II.R. EF                                            £10
1476 ZIMBABWE, Long and Exemplary Service Medal GVF                   £15
                                                                                  1505 AIR FORCE CROSS, E.II.R. GVF                                                      £10
1477 ZIMBABWE, Independance Medal 18 April 1980, numbered GVF         £10
                                                                                  1506 CONSPICUOUS GALLANTRY MEDAL (FLYING), E.II.R., silver striking NEF £25
                                                                                  1507 CONSPICUOUS GALLANTRY MEDAL, E.II.R. NEF                                          £10
                                                                                  1508 DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, G.V.R. GVF                                           £25
                                                                                  1509 DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, G.VI.R. NEF                                          £25


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1510 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL, G.VI.R. GVF                          £15         1546 GENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, G.VI.R.,1 slip on clasp for either: Palestine,
                                                                                        Palestine 1945-48, S. E. Asia 1945-6 or Malaya, base metal GVF each
1511 GEORGE MEDAL, G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE                                  £20                                                                                  £10
1512 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL, E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE GVF               £20         1547 G ENERAL SERVICE 1918-62, E.II.R., 1 slip on clasp for either: Malaya,
1513 GEORGE MEDAL, E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE GVF                              £15              Cyprus, Near East, Arabian Peninsular or Brunei, base metal GVF each
                                                                                                                                                           £10
1514 KING’S POLICE MEDAL, G.V.R. EF                                    £45
                                                                                   1548 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1936-39, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1936-37
1515 MILITARY MEDAL, E.II.R., 2nd issue GVF                            £15              GVF                                                             £15

1516 AIR FORCE MEDAL, E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE EF                            £10         1549 WW2 Campaign stars: 1939-45 star, Africa star, Atlantic star, Air Crew
                                                                                        Europe star, Burma star, Italy star, France and Germany star and Pacific
1517 BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL, G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE, (MILITARY OR CIVIL), SILVER              EF each                                                              £5
     EF                                                                £20
                                                                                   1550 DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS EF each                                       £5
1518 B RITISH EMPIRE MEDAL , E.II.R., 1ST ISSUE , (MILITARY OF CIVIL) white
     metal EF                                                          £10         1551 AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL NEF                                            £15

1519 BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL, E.II.R., (Military or Civil) GVF            £10         1552 CANADIAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE MEDAL, WITH OVERSEAS CLASP GVF           £18

1520 CRIMEA 1854-56, no clasp, 14mm French made NEF                    £35         1553 NEW ZEALAND WAR SERVICE MEDAL EF                                    £15

1521 CRIMEA 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol, with silver ribbon buckle as worn        1554 AUSTRALIA SERVICE MEDAL GVF                                         £20
     NEF                                                                £80
                                                                                   1555 INDIA SERVICE MEDAL GVF                                             £15
1522 NEW ZEALAND, UNDATED REVERSE contact marks VF                     £50
                                                                                   1556 Clasps and M.I.D. emblems for WW2 Campaign medals, all EF, each £4
1523 EGYPT AND SUDAN 1882-89, no clasp VF                              £30
                                                                                   1557 KOREA 1950-53 GVF                                                   £10
1524 KHEDIVE’S STAR UNDATED GVF                                        £45
                                                                                   1558 U.N. KOREA GVF                                                      £10
1525 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, no clasp GVF                      £35
                                                                                   1559 G ENERAL SERVICE 1962, 1 clasp, either Borneo, Radfan, Malay
1526 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Wittebergen,                Peninsula, South Vietnam, Northern Ireland, Dhofar, Lebanon EF each
     Orange Free State, Transvaal GVF                                £45                                                                                £10

1527 QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free            1560 PINGAT JASA MALAYSIA MEDAL EF                                       £15
     State, Transvaal, S.A. 1902 NEF                                £45
                                                                                   1561 ACCUMULATED CAMPAIGN SERVICE MEDAL EF                               £10
1528 Q U E E N ’ S SO U T H AF R I C A 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony,
     Johannesburg, Wittebergen, Diamond Hill GVF                     £95           1562 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1982 EF                                              £15

1529 KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa        1563 NATO MEDAL, FORMER YUGOSLAVIA GVF                                   £10
     1902 NEF                                                          £35         1564 ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE DECORATION, E.II.R. GVF               £20
1530 KING’S SOUTH AFRICA 1901-02, no clasp GVF                         £15         1565 ROYAL NAVY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE EF                       £10
1531 AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, slip on clasp, Kenya VF           £10         1566 ROYAL FLEET RESERVE L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. EF                         £10
1532 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1908 GVF          1567 ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., base metal EF              £5
                                                                      £25
                                                                                   1568 ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, E.VII.R. EF               £40
1533 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919
     GVF                                                         £30               1569 ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, G.V.R., 1ST ISSUE EF
                                                                                                                                                     £25
1534 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 slip on clasp Waziristan 1919-21
     GVF                                                           £20             1570 REGULAR ARMY L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1ST ISSUE GVF                    £15
1535 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 slip on clasp, Mahsud 1919-20 GVF            1571 REGULAR ARMY L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 2ND ISSUE, base metal GVF        £10
                                                                     £25
                                                                                   1572 REGULAR ARMY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 1ST ISSUE GVF                    £15
1536 INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 1 slip on clasp, North West Frontier
     1935 GVF                                                       £25            1573 REGULAR ARMY L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2ND ISSUE, base metal GVF        £10

1537 NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1915-62, 1 clasp, Persian Gulf 1909-1914 GVF            1574 VOLUNTEER OFFICERS DECORATION, V.R. EF                              £25
                                                                    £30            1575 VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE, E.VII.R, NEF                          £15
1538 1914 STAR, WITH CLASP GVF                                         £15         1576 TERRITORIAL DECORATION, G.V.R. NEF                                  £20
1539 1914 STAR GVF                                                     £10         1577 COLONIAL AUXILIARY FORCES LONG SERVICE, G.V.R. EF                   £25
1540 1914-15 STAR GVF                                                   £8         1578 EFFICIENCY DECORATION, TERRITORIAL GVF                              £20
1541 BRITISH WAR MEDAL GVF                                              £6         1579 EFFICIENCY DECORATION, T. & A.V.R., E.II.R. EF                      £10
1542 MERCANTILE MARINE WAR MEDAL GVF                                   £15         1580 EFFICIENCY MEDAL, TERRITORIAL, E.II.R., 1ST TYPE NEF                £15
1543 TERRITORIAL FORCE WAR MEDAL GVF                                   £15         1581 EFFICIENCY MEDAL, ARMY EMERGENCY RESERVE, E.II.R. GVF               £18
1544 VICTORY MEDAL GVF                                                  £4         1582 ROYAL AIR FORCE L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. 2ND TYPE, base metal EF         £5
1545 NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1915-62, 1 slip on clasp, either Cyprus, Near           1583 AIR EFFICIENCY AWARD, G.VI.R., base metal VF                        £10
     East, Malaya, Brunei, Paleswtine 1945-48, Arabian Peninsular GVF
     each                                                             £10          1584 CADET FORCES MEDAL, G.VI.R., silver GVF                             £15
                                                                                   1585 CADET FORCES MEDAL, G.VI.R., base metal GVF                         £10
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1586 CADET FORCES MEDAL, E.II.R. EF                                 £10
1587 COLONIAL POLICE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, E.II.R GVF          £50
1588 COLONIAL POLICE LONG SERVICE MEDAL, E.II.R GVF                 £20
1589 IMPERIAL SERVICE MEDAL, G.VI.R. 2ND TYPE, white metal EF        £5
1590 IMPERIAL SERVICE MEDAL, E.II.R., white metal EF                 £5
1591 ST JOHN SERVICE MEDAL GVF                                      £10
1592 SPECIAL CONSTABULARY LONG SERVICE MEDAL, G.VI.R. GVF           £10
1593 SPECIAL CONSTABULARY LONG SERVICE MEDAL, E.II.R. 2ND TYPE GVF £10
1594 VOLUNTARY MEDICAL SERVICE MEDAL, with Long Service Bar, white metal
     GVF                                                            £10
1595 FIRE BRIGADE LONG SERVICE MEDAL, E.II.R. EF                    £15
1596 R OYAL HOUSEHOLD FAITHFUL SERVICE MEDAL, E.II.R., undated, recent
     striking EF                                                   £45
1597 JUBILEE 1897, SILVER, plating worn VF                          £30
1598 JUBILEE 1887, CITY OF LONDON POLICE GVF                        £35
1599 JUBILEE 1887, CLASP, 1897, METROPOLITAN POLICE GVF             £45
1600 CORONATION 1902, SILVER GVF                                    £45
1601 CORONATION 1902, BRONZE NEF                                    £25
1602 CORONATION 1902, METROPOLITAN POLICE GVF                       £45
1603 CORONATION 1902, METROPOLITAN POLICE GVF                       £10
1604 DELHI DURBAR 1903, SILVER contact wear VF                      £35
1605 UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA COMMEMORATION MEDAL 1910,                £50
1606 CORONATION 1911 NEF                                            £15
1607 DELHI DURBAR 1911 GVF                                          £15
1608 JUBILEE 1935 NEF                                               £10
1609 CORONATION 1937 GVF                                            £10
1610 JUBILEE 2002,                                                  £10
1611 ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY, silver Successful Life Saving Medal, complete
     with ribbon buckle NEF                                          £85
1612 R OYAL HUMANE SOCIETY, silver Successful Life Saving Medal, lacking
     ribbon buckle NEF                                              £55
1613 ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY, bronze Successful Life Saving Medal, complete
     with ribbon buckle NEF                                         £45
1614 R OYAL HUMANE SOCIETY , bronze Unsuccessful Life Saving Medal,
     complete with ribbon buckle NEF                           £45




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