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Africa Star Africa Star, Campaign Africa 1940-43
Africa Star. Clasp 1st Army Africa Star, Campaign Africa 1940-43. Clasp 1st Army
British Red Cross Society, 3 years service. British Red Cross Society, 3 years service. No.16466. By J. R. Gaunt, London
British War Medal. Sergeant Walter Osborne. East Surrey Regment British War Medal. 5579 Sjt. W. Osborne. E. Surr. R. Awarded to 5579 Walter Osborne of the 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. He was sent to the French Theatre of Operation on the 27th July 1915. Records show that he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for services in France & Flanders, Gazetted 3rd June 1919. (with copy MIC, medal roll etc)
Crimea Medal 1854-56. Pte Joseph Lane. 44th Foot Awarded to 3971 Private Joseph Lane of the 44th Foot the ‘East Essex Regiment’. Crimea Medal 1854-56, Clasp Sebastopol. (PTE. J. LANE. 44TH FOOT). Served in Crimea campaign, entitled to Sebastopol clasp only as per medal roll. (with copy medal rolls)
Deutsches Frauenschaft Women's Membership Pin Badge Deutsches Frauenschaft Women's Membership Pin Badge. Second pattern. Maker (RZM numbered 'M1/105')
Egypt Medal 1882-89, 1245 Pte. J. Boon. 19th Hussars. Egypt Medal 1882-89, Clasp Tel-El-Kebir. dated 1882. 1245 Pte. J. Boon. 19th Hussars. A/S evidence once broached. (With copy medal roll)
French Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 issue. French Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 issue.
Hitler Youth League of German Worker Youth. Pin Badge Hitler Youth League of German Worker Youth.’ H.J. Deutsche Arbeiter Jugend’. Hitler Youth Party pin badge in silver washed tombac with enamel work. Makers marked RZM. By Ges.Gesch.
Nat. Soz, Frauenschaft Women's Staff Members Pin Badge Nat. Soz. Frauenschaft Women's Staff Members Pin Badge. Small Version. Blue surround issued enamel. Maker ( RZM numbered '72'). As seen.
Nat. Soz. Frauenschaft Senior Women's Leaders Small Pin Badge Nat. Soz. Frauenschaft Senior Women's Leaders Small Pin Badge. Gilt and enamel. Maker ( RZM numbered 'M1/13'). Mint Condition.
Third Reich Iron Cross, 2nd Class. Third Reich Iron Cross, 2nd Class.
TRIO. Pte. H. Holland. Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry 1914-15 Star (17520 Pte. H. Holland D. of Corn: L.I.) British War Medal & Victory Medal (17520 Pte. H. Holland D. of Corn. L.I.) Awarded to Private Howard Holland who served with the 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry. Medal Index Card indicates Holland entered the French theatre of operations on the 1 st April 1915. He was discharge at the end of hostilities on the 19 th March 1919. (With copy MIC and medal rolls)
Victorian Officers Scottish Dunbartonshire Volunteer Waist Belt Clasp. Victorian Officers Scottish Dunbartonshire Volunteer Waist Belt Clasp. Belt plate clasp circa 1887-1908. A rather fine example of a Scottish belt plate clasp. A silvered rectangle plate mounted with gilt saltire with mounted silver elephant and howdah on top. Above a gilt scroll inscribed "Fortitudo et Fidelitas" and below elephant and howdah a scroll inscribed "Dunbartonshire Volunteers". At rear fixed belt loop attached showing some service wear.
Victory Medal. Corporal Harry Coles. R.A.F. Victory Medal (38551. CPL. H. Coles. R.A.F.) Awarded to Corporal Harry Coles, served in the Royal Flying Corps & later Royal Air Force. Born in September 1877 and Married 28th March 1901 in London. Record shows his occupation was recorded as Publican before he enlisted. He enlisted in the army then transfer to Royal Flying Corps on the 21st July 1916 and later would be re named as the Royal Air Force. Entered French theatre of operations on the 15th November 1917. Promoted to Corporal on the 1st November 1918. Service record shows he served with No. 148 & 149 Squadron. Further information records 149 Squadron as part of the occupation force in Germany stationed at Bickendorf and later Ireland in March 1919. He was later put on the reserve list in 14th August 1919 and later discharged 20th April 1920. (with copy service record and squadron overview)
War Merit Cross, 2nd Class. War Merit Cross, 2nd Class. (Marked 11., made by Grossmann & Co, Wien).
'1935 Hitler-Jugend 'Deutsches Jugendfest' German Hitler Youth Tinnie '1935 Hitler-Jugend 'Deutsches Jugendfest' German Hitler Youth Tinnie. Pin attached at rear.
11th Armoured Division, Cloth Formation Sign 11th Armoured Division. Part of the 21st Army Group taking part at Caen for the breakout of Normandy. Cloth woven rectangle patch showing black bull, red horns and hooves on a yellow background. With grey cloth reverse.
1914-15 Star . Sapper Arthur J. Bowles. Royal Engineers. 1914-15 Star, (63153 Spr. A J. Boweles. R.E.). Sapper Arthur J. Bowles served with the Royal Engineers. Records indicate he entered theatre of operations in France on the 25 th July 1915. (with copy MIC & medal roll)
1914-15 Star Driver Robert Cruddas A.S.C. Killed in Acion 1914-15 Star. (T4/036586 DVR. R.Cruddas. A.S.C.). Medal awarded to Driver Robert Cruddas of the Army Service Corps. Driver Cruddas went to France theatre of operations on the 7th September 1915. On the 30th October 1918 Driver Cruddas was killed in action. He is remembered at the Tourmai Command Allied Cemetery. (With copy MIC, medal roll and CWGC etc.)
1914-15 Star. 16703 Private Albert Singleton. 7th Royal Berks Regt. 1914-15 Star. 16703 Pte. A. Singleton. R.Berks. R. Medal awarded to Private Albert Singleton, 7th Royal Berkshire Regiment. Later serving with Royal Engineers. Entered theatre of operations on the 20th September 1915. (with copy Mic and medal roll)
1914-15 Star. Private George H. Thorley. North Staffordshire Regiment 1914-15 Star. 13731 Pte. G.H.Thorley. North Staffordshire Regiment. Recipient George H.Thorley entered France, theatre of operations, 18th July 1915. (with copy MIC and medal roll)
1914-15 Star. Private George R. Hostler. 17th London Regiment. 1914-15 Star (2057 PTE.G.R.HOSTLER. 17- LOND. R,) Awarded yo George R. Hostler of the 17th London Regiment. Late 18th Gloucester Regiment. Went to French Theatre of Operation on the 9th March 1915. Disbanded 27th July 1919. (with copy MIC and medal roll)
1914-15 Star. Private Leonard C. Vivian. 6th Wiltshire Regiment. 1914-15 Star. 17820 Pte. L.C.Vivian. Wilts. Regt. Awarded to Private Leonard Claude Vivian. Served with the 6th Wiltshire Regiment. Later serving with the Royal Defence Corps. Entered French theatre of operations, 20th July 1915. Papers record being wounded and receiving the Silver Wound Badge. (with copy MIC, medal rolls and S.W.B.roll).
1914-15 Star. Private O. Hemmings. South Wales Borderers. 1914-15 Star. (20850. Pte O. Hemmings. S. Wales. Bord.) Awarded to Private Oliver Hemmings. who served with the 10th South Wales Borderers. Records indicated he entered France on the 3rd December 1915. (With copy MIC & medal roll)
1914-15 Star. Private Thomas William Abrams. 7th Bedfordshire Regiment 1914-15 Star (17234 PTE. T. W. ABRAMS. BEDF:R) Awarded to Private Thomas William Abrams, serving with the 7th Bedfordshire Regiment. Sent to French theatre of operations on the 3rd September 1915. Whilst in France, wounded and awarded Silver Wound Badge. Later being discharged on 30th August 1918.(with MIC, medal and SWB rolls)
1914-15 Star. Private. John McCorkindale. Highland Light Infantry 1914-15 Star. 11509 Pte. J. McCorkindale. Highland Light Infantry. John McCorkindale served with D Company, 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed in Action 21st December 1914, honoured on the Le Touret Memorial. He entered theatre operation, France 30th November 1914. (with copy MIC, medal rolls & CWGC)
1914-15 Star. Sapper David Copeland 1st/3rd (Durham) Coy. R.E. 1914-15 Star. (736 Spr. D.Copeland. R.E.) Corporal David Copeland with the 1st /3rd ( Durham ) Company, Royal Engineers. Records indicate he entered the French theatre of operations on the 18th September 1915. He was wounded shortly afterwards and died of his wounds on the 12th January 1917 at the age of 19. He is remembered at the Puchevillers war cemetery. (with copy MIC, medal roll & CWGC)
1914-15 Star. Sepoy Kehri Singh. Alwar Imperial Service Infantry 1914-15 Star.(No.1315. SEPOY KEHRI SINGH. ALWAR I.S.INFY.). Awarded to Sepoy Kehri Singh who served with the Alwar Imperial Service Infantry.
1914-15 Star. Shoeing Smith W. Henderson. Royal Field Artillery 1914-15 Star. 93191 S.Sth. William Henderson. Royal Field Artillery. Interesting single medal awarded to a Shoeing Smith. Entered theatre operations 13th July 1915 (with copy MIC & medal roll).
1914-15 Star. Staff Nurse Alice A. Francis. T.F.N.S. 1914-15 Star. (S.NURSE. A.A.FRANCIS. T.F.N.S.) Awarded to Staff Nurse Alice A. Francis of the Territorial Forces Nursing Service. Entered the French Theatre of Operations on the 27th January 1915. (with copy medal index card etc).
1914-45 Star. Private Edwin Smith. Royal Lancster Regiment 1914-15 Star (4784 Pte. E.Smith. R.Lanc.R.) Awarded to Private Edwin Smith served with the Royal Lancaster Regiment known also as King's Own Royal Lancaster regiment. Embarked to France on the 19th January 1915. At the war's end recipient was placed on the class Z Reserve list on the 3rd March 1919. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
1938 NSFK National Socialist Flying Corps 1938 NSFK National Socialist Flying Corps pin badge. (Reichsflugwettbewerb 1938 Bodenleitstelle, Berlin. Large pin badge maker Rob.Neff. Berlin W57.
1938 Sports Association Lapel Badge 1938 Sports Association Lapel Badge. Showing Third Reich Eagle with Swastika at centre. Surrounded by wreath. Dated 1938 underneath. Badge attached to pin.
1939-45 War Medal 1939-45 War Medal
1939-45 War Medal 1939-45 War Medal
1939-45 War Medal. with Oakleaf 1939-45 War Medal. with Mention in Despatches Oakleaf.
1939-45 War Medal. with Oakleaf 1939-45 War Medal. with Mention in Despatches Oakleaf.
1939-45, Campaign Star 1939-45, Campaign Star
1939-45, Campaign Star 1939-45, Campaign Star
1939-45, Campaign Star 1939-45, Campaign Star
1st City of London Engineers Victorian Officers Button. 1st City of London Engineers Victorian Officers Gilt Button. (QVC) Circa later 19th Century. Back marker E. Stillwell & Son, London. Size 26.5mm.
1st Class War Merit Cross. 1st Class War Merit Cross. Marked No. 50, by Karl Gschiermeister Wien XV, Braunhirschengabe.
1st Dumbartonshire Rifle Volunteer Corps Officers Button. 1st Dumbartonshire Rifle Volunteer Corps Officers Button. Back marker 'Gardiner & Co. London & Glasgow' . Silver/White metal construction. Size 25mm. VGC.
3rd Brahmans Regiment. Officers Gilt Button. 3rd Brahmans Regiment. Officers Gilt Button. Back marker Jennens & Co, London. Size 16.5 mm. VGC.
4th Queens Hussars Victorian Waist Belt Clasp 4th Queens Hussars Victorian Officers Waist Belt Clasp. Extremely nice Silver and gilt scarce example. Rectangular plate with seeded finish with burnished edges in brass with gilt finish. Victorian crown at top mounted at centre Hussars scrolled cipher on Roman Numeral 'IV'. Sitting on scroll beneath reads 'Dieu Et Monroith'. Framed on either side by oak leaf wreaths. Fixed belt loop and detachable loop present.
59th (2nd Notts.) Regiment Circa 1755-1881. Button 59th (2nd Notts.) Regt. of Ft. Back marker 'Firmin & Sons Ltd.'. C. 1755 - 1881. Size 25mm. GC.
60th King’s Royal Rifle Corps Button 60th King’s Royal Rifle Corps Button. Back marker E. Stillwell & Son London.Silvered button (slight loss of silver on raised areas). Back of button slightly indented otherwise very good condition. Size 25mm.
62nd Punjabi Regiment Officers Button. 62nd Punjabi Regiment. Officers Gilt (QVC)Button. Back marker: Jennens & Co London. Size 22mm.
63rd West Suffolk Regiment Victorian Officers Waist Belt Clasp 63rd West Suffolk Regiment Victorian Officers Waist Belt Clasp. At centre, silver crown and number '63' inscription on gilt seeded base. Circled in silver 'West Suffolk Regiment' on gilt base. Circa 1855 pattern. A silver and gilt worn example with some surface wear at high points. Two parts marked "1". Both ends with ornate swags in gilt.
79th (QO Cameron Highlanders) Regiment of Foot Button 79th (QO Cameron Highlanders) Regiment of Foot Button. Circa 1870’s (other ranks Greatcoat white metal button) Back marker: Harrison – Smith Birmingham. Size 21mm.
7th (City of London) The London Regiment Officers Button. 7th (City of London) The London Regiment Officers Gilt Button. Circa 1908-1961. Back marker Firmin & Sons Ltd., London. Size 25mm.
A.R.R.C. Staff Nurse Margaret A.Thomas. V.A.D. Staff Nurse Margaret Anne Thomas (nee Edwards) awarded Associated Royal Red Cross decoration. Margaret Anne Thomas was born in Llangedwyn, Denbighshire in Wales. In 1915 she entered Ardmillan Volunteer Aid Detachment Hospital, Oswestry in Shropshire. She later transferred to the Military Cottage Hospital in Oswestry, which was used primarily for wounded soldiers recovering from their wounds. She took on the engagement in March 1916 with the rank of Staff Nurse. Whilst serving at the Military Cottage Hospital it here she was promoted to Staff Nurse working and performing arduous duties and becoming popular amongst the staff and patients. On the 9th April 1919 the award of Associate Royal Red Cross was reported in the London Gazette. On the 2nd August 1919 Staff Nurse Margaret Anne Thomas was presented the award of the Associate Royal Red Cross in which she received her award from King George V at Buckingham Palace. She was also presented with a card by Queen Alexandra in recognition of her devotion to duty. Her award of A.R.R.C. was noted as her only award entitlement. On the 30th January 1933 Margaret Anne Thomas of Ael-Y-Bryn, Llansilin died aged 39 years this was published in the obituary column of a local newspaper. (with copy London Gazette 9th April 1919, Service Papers, Research Papers, Marriage details June 1920, Death Registered details March 1933, Census 1911, photograph of recipient with original Newspaper Obituary)
Afghanistan Medal 1878. Pte.C.Broad. 2nd Bn. 9th ( East Norfolk ) of Foot Afghanistan Medal 1878, Clasp Kabul . 2033 Pte.C.Broad. 2nd Battalion 9th ( East Norfolk ) of Foot. Records show that Private Charles Broad died on the long march back from Jamrud on the 14th September 1880 . (with copy medal and muster rolls).
Afghanistan Medal 1878. Sepoy Sahib Ditta. 21st Regt. N.I. Afghanistan Medal 1878. (Sepoy Sahib Ditta. 21st Regt. N.I.) Operation Afghanistan operational campaign medal awarded to Sepoy Sahib Ditta who served with the 21st Bengal Native Infantry (Punjab contingent)
Afghanistan Medal 1879. 559 Corpl. J. Spencer. 2/9 th Foot Afghanistan Medal 1879. No Clasp. 559 Corpl. J. Spencer. 2/9th Foot. Awarded to Corporal J. Spencer of the 2nd Battalion 9th (Norfolk Regiment) Foot. Served Afghanistan, received campaign medal Confirmed no clasp on medal roll. (with copy medal roll).
Afghanistan Medal 1879. 694 Pte Joseph Furey, 2/8th (Liverpool) Regt. Afghanistan Medal 1879. Clasp Peiwar Kutal. 694 Pte J. Furey, 2/8th Regt. Awarded to Private Joseph Furey. Served with the 2nd Bn 8th Liverpool Regiment. Records indicate Furey was discharged on the 14th June 1881. (with copy medal roll).
Africa Service Medal WWII 39-45. G.E, Erasmus Africa Service Medal, Campaign WWII 1939-45. Awarded to (W297532 G. E. Erasmus.)
Africa Star Africa Star, Campaign Africa 1940-43
Africa Star Africa Star, Campaign Africa 1940-43
Africa Star Africa Star, Campaign Africa 1940-43
Africa Star, Clasp 8th Army Africa Star, Campaign Africa 1940-43. Clasp 8th Army
Africa Star, Clasp 8th Army Africa Star, Campaign Africa 1940-43. Clasp 8th Army
Africa Star. Clasp North Africa 1942-43 Africa Star, Campaign Africa 1940-43. Clasp North Africa 1942-43
Africa Star. Clasp North Africa 1942-43 Africa Star. Campaign Africa 1939-43. Clasp North Africa 1942-43.
Air League of The British Empire. Lapel Badge Air League Of The British Empire lapel badge. Showing winged eagle in gilt sitting on a white enamel globe. Circled by the words ' Air League of the British Empire' and a banner across globe with the motto ' IH COELO IMPERIUM' in blue enamel. At rear clip for lapel. Maker Fattorini & Sons, Bradford.
Air League Of The British Empire. Lapel Badge Air League Of The British Empire. Lapel Badge. Showing winged eagle in gilt sitting on a white enamel globe. Circled by the words ' Air League of the British Empire' and a banner across globe with the motto ' IH COELO IMPERIUM' in blue enamel . At rear clip for lapel. Maker Fattorini & Sons, Bradford. Showing some slight tarnish at bottom rear.
Arctic Star Arctic Convoys 1939-45. Official tailored copy for wear.
Army cloth rank diamond (Oberschutze) Army cloth rank diamond (Oberschutze). Rank badge, machine woven onto green cloth circular background.
Army cloth rank diamond (Oberschutze) Army cloth rank diamond (Oberschutze). Rank badge, machine woven onto green felt cloth circular background. Backing cloth attach to reverse.
Army cloth trade Signals early pattern sleeve badge. German Army cloth trade Signals early pattern sleeve badge.
Army L.S.& G.C. (Ed VII). Q.M. Sgt. C. R. Mabbs. Sch.of Musketry Edwardian Army Long Service & Good Conduct medal 557 Q.M. Sjt. C.R.Mabbs. School of Musketry. Records show that Mabbs was recommended his medal on the 1st July 1907. (with copy medal roll).
Army L.S.& G.C. 1047 Farrier G. Burling. 7th Dragoon Guards Awarded to Farrier George Burling of the 7th Dragoon Guards. Born in the parish, Army L.S. & G.C. (Vic. Issue). (1047. FARRIER. G. BURLING. 7th DRAGOON GDS.) Bobbingworth near Ongar in the County of Essex. He enlisted into the army on the 25th October 1855 at the age of 22years. On enlistment into the army his civilian occupation is recorded on record as being a Gardener. He joined the 15th Infantry Regiment in Chelmsford in Essex. Later transferred with the trade of Farrier serving with the 7th Dragoon Guards. On the 23rd February 1877, 1047 Farrier George Burling attended the Regimental Board to which subsequently he was awarded his Army Long Service & Good Conduct medal, having served 21 years and 23 days in the army. (with copy service papers)
Army Long Service & Good Conduct. C.Q.M.Sjt. F.W.Pollard. R.A.S.C. Army Long Service & Good Conduct. Fixed Clasp 'Regular Army'. (GeoV). (T-14728. C.Q.M.SJT. F.W. POLLARD. R.A.S.C.). Awarded to Company Quarter Master Sergeant Frederick W. Pollard of the Royal Army Service Corps. (with copy medal roll & census 1911)
Army Long Service & Good Conduct. Pte E. Davies 3rd Rifle Brigade Army Long Service & Good Conduct. 'Victorian issue'. Awarded to Private Edward Davies of the 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. (3185. PTE. E. DAVIES, 3RD RIFLE BDE.) Born in Parish of Walcot in Somerset, England. Occupation at time of enlistment was Labourer. Service record confirms his Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal. (with copy Service Papers & medal roll)
Army Long Service & Good Conduct. Sjt. Jack Blount. Devon Regiment. Army Long Service & Good Conduct. Bar 'Regular Army'. (GeoV). (5609622. Sjt. J. Blount. Devon. R.). Awarded to Sergeant Jack Blount of the Devonshire Regiment who served also in World War One. Papers show that he served later with both 51st Graduate Battalion and 1st Devon Regiments. (with copy MIC and WWI medal roll).
Army Pattern 43 Cap Insignia, Wehrmacht Issue. Army Pattern 43 Cap Insignia, Wehrmacht Issue. Cloth woven M43 BeVo, uncut example un-issued. Showing Third Reich, Wehrmacht national eagle sitting on top of circular cockade symbol.
Atlantic Star Atlantic Star, Campaign 1939-45.
Atlantic Star, Clasp France and Germany. Atlantic Star, Campaign 1939-45. Clasp France and Germany.
Austrian War Medal 1914-18, with swords Austrian War Medal 1914-18, with swords.
Baltic Medal Baltic Medal 1856, Un-named as issued to the Royal Navy.
Baltic Medal 1856, Un-named as issued to the Royal Navy. Baltic Medal 1856, Un-named as issued to the Royal Navy.
Bedfordshire Regiment Officers Button. Bedfordshire Regiment Officers Button. Victorian issue. Back marker 'Hawkes & Co, Piccadilly, London'. Circa 1851-1958. White metal. Size 25mm.
Bedfordshire Regiment Victorian Officers Cap Badge Bedfordshire Regiment Victorian Officers Cap Badge. Eight pointed star topped by cross with a garter surround with inscription ' Honi. Soit. Qui. Mal. Y. Pense', At centre a silver stag on a blue enamel base. Beneath scroll with the word 'Bedfordshire' inscribed. Gilt and Silver example 4 piece construction. Two loops present at rear.
Belgium Military Issue Commemorative Medal 1914-18 War Belgium Military Issue Commemorative Medal 1914-18 War. Inscribed at rear "Medaille Commemorative / De La Campagne", the inscription repeated in Dutch below the dates "Herdenkingsmedaille / Van Den Veldtocht" (Commemorative Medal of the 1914 – 1918 Campaign).
Belgium Military Issue. Medal for Courage, 3rd Class, Belgium Military Issue. Medal for Courage, 3rd Class, Bronze issue. Medium Size.
Belgium Order of Leopold II Knight Breast Badge Belgium Order of Leopold II Knight Breast Badge. 2nd Type silver and enamel issue with cross swords.
Belgium Order of Leopold II Knight Breast Badge Belgium Order of Leopold II Knight Breast Badge. 2nd Type silver and enamel issue with Palm Leaf.
Belgium Order of Leopold II Officers Breast Badge Belgium Order of Leopold II Officers Breast Badge. Gilt silver issue. Circa 1915-1951. Issued with silk rosette plus cross swords emblem.
Belgium Order of Leopold II. Fifth Class Belgium Order of Leopold II. Fifth Class ( Breast Badges). (with Belgium Palm for MID).
Belgium Order of Leopold II. Fifth Class (Breast Badge) Belgium Order of Leopold II. Fifth Class (Breast Badge) (with Belgium Lion/Palm for MID).
Belgium Yser Medal. 17th-31st October 1914. Belgium Military Issue. Yser Medal. 17th-31st October 1914.
Belgium. 1939-45 War Medal with Cross Sword Belgium. 1939-45 War Medal with Cross Sword. On the reverse the medal is inscribed ‘MEDAILLE COMMEMORATIVE DE LA GUERRE ◊ HERINNERINGSMEDAILLE VAN DE OORLOG 1940-1945’ meaning (Commemorative Medal for the War of 1940-1945 in both French and Flemish.
British Fascist Membership Badge Circa 1923-34 British Fascist Membership Badge Circa 1923-34 issue. Silver plated example with black enamel. Made by Gaunt, makers marked "Birmingham Medal Co.". Officially impressed No 33442. With motto "For King And Country".
British North Borneo 1888-1916, clasp Punitive Expedition. British North Borneo 1888-1916, clasp Punitive Expedition. 'Official Spink, London copy'.
British War Medal. 1-70th Burma Rifles. British War Medal. 793 Rfmn. Maung Pein. 1-70th Burma Rifles.
British War Medal. 1192 Driver Fazal Ahmad. 16 Mule Corps. British War Medal. (1192 DVR FAZAL AHMAD. 16 MULE CORPS).
British War Medal. 3 AM Alfred Leonard Goodchild. RAF British War Medal.(162643 3A.M. A.L.Goodchild. R.A.F.). Awarded to 3 rd Class Air Mechanic Alfred Leonard Goodchild. Born on the 1 st August 1900 in the parish of Willesden in London. Goodchild enlisted as a private on the 28 th April 1918. Records indicate recipient served in Egypt from 24 th August 1918 to the 17 th January 1919. (with copy service record).
British War Medal. 3448 Private George H. Charman. Royal Sussex Regt. British War Medal (3448 PTE. G.H.CHARMAN. R. SUSS. R.) Awarded to Private George Henry Charman. Served with 1st /5th Royal Sussex Regiment. Later serving with Royal West Surrey Regiment. Sent to theatre of operations on the 28th October 1915. Received Silver War Badge due to wounds sustained. He was later discharged on 10th July 1918. (with copy MIC, medal, SWB roll)
British War Medal. Acting Sergeant J. Rutherford. Machine Gun Corps. British War Medal. (15009 A.Sjt. J.Rutherford. M.G.C.). Awarded To Acting sergeant John Rutherford served with the Machine Gun Corps. Notes indicate he served with the Scottish Rifles with the rank of Corporal. (with copy MIC & medal roll)
British War Medal. Cpl William Green,MM. Royal Artillery British War Medal 75059 Cpl. W.Green. R.A. An interesting single medal awarded to Cpl William Green serving with both the 153rd & 190th Siege Batteries of the Royal Garrison Artillery later Royal artillery. Serving in the French European theatre of operations. Awarded the Military Medal for Gallantry whilst serving with the 190th Siege battery, London Gazetted 20th August 1919. The 190th was sent to France in November 1916 they were equipped with heavy howitzers. using 6 inch, 8 inch and 9.2 inch field howitzers. (with copies MIC, medal rolls, London Gazette, War Diary and scan photo of recipient.)
British War Medal. Cpl. G. K. Wills. Royal Air Force British War Medal (220871 CPL. G.K.WILLS. R.A.F.). Awarded to Cpl George Kerslake Wills served with both Royal Naval Air Service and Royal Air Force. Born 13th April 1879 in the Parish of Moretonhampstead in Devon. His civilian occupation before the war was recorded as Carpenter. Records showing service in the Royal Naval Air Service, serving as a Air Mechanic 1st Class. Called up with the RNAS on 1st April 1917. Entering French Theatre of Opertion on the 1st June 1917. He later transferred to the Royal Air Force continuing service from 1st April 1918 through to the 24th December 1918. Records show he served with 27 Group, 166 Squadron whilst with the Royal Air Force. (with copy service record)
British War Medal. Driver George Edward Cuming. Royal Artillery Awarded to Driver George Edward Cuming serving with the Royal Artillery. British War Medal (159721 DVR. G.E. CUMING. R.A.). Born in the Parish of Liverpool. At time of enlistment his civilian occupation is recorded as Store Manager. After the outbreak of war Driver George E. Cuming was mobilized and arrived in France on 18th August 1916. Later posted with the 33rd Divisional Artillery Company serving in the field. Later serving with 64 Brigade Royal Artillery during 1917. Later serving with Royal Field Artillery between 31st May 1917 until 17th November 1917. At the end of hostilities he returned from Calais to UK on 16th November 1918. (with copy MIC, medal roll & service papers)
British War Medal. F.10762. J. Griffiths. A.M.1. R.N.A.S British War Medal. F.10762. J. Griffiths. A.M.1. R.N.A.S. Awarded to Air Mechanic 1st Class John Griffiths of the Royal Naval Air service. Born 10th March 1877 in Llangendeirne, Carmarthenshire. Before joining up records show his occupation as a Police Constable. His period of service in the R.N.A.S. at time of joining after hostilities broke out was the 24th January 1916. He served at President II, Roehampton, Cranwell and again Roehampton. (with copy service papers)
British War Medal. F16974 T. B. Worley. L.A.C. R.N.A.S. British War Medal. F16974 T. B. Worley. L.A.C. R.N.A.S. Awarded to Leading Aircraftman Thomas Braddock Worley of the Royal Naval Air Service. Born 27th August 1885 in the Parish of Bermondsey, London. On joining the service his civilian occupation was recorded as Bank Clerk. Recipient joined the R.N.A.S. on the 19th June 1916 and later transferring to the Royal Air Force on the 1st April 1918. LAC Thomas B. Braddock served at R.N.A.S. base President II. Served as a Leading Admin Clerk in R.N.A.S. Later served with the rank of Corporal in the Royal Air Force serving as a Clerk. (with copy RNAS Naval record, RAF record, original box of Issue and Service listing).
British War Medal. Lieutenant William Edwin Moon, R.G.A. & A.S.C. Awarded to Lieutenant William Edwin Moon. British War Medal (LIEUT. W.E. MOON) Served with the Army Service Corps, joined as a Private later Acting Company Quarter Master Sergeant. This followed a officers commission with the Royal Garrison Artillery. Seeing action in Europe and on two separate occasions in Poland and Russia.William Edwin Moon was born in the parish of West Bromwich in the county of Warwickshire on the 18th May 1894. Attestation Papers records him as joining the Army Service Corps, serving in the Mechanical Transport Corps. Enlisting at Wells on the 6th May 1915. Promoted later to Sergeant in 1917 with VII Corps, A.S.C. This later followed by admission to the Royal Garrison Artillery. Served with the British Expeditionary Forces in Europe with the R.G.A. 10th April 1917. This followed a commission as 2nd Lieutenant with the R.G.A. Further on in the war he was promoted to full Lieutenant. Service papers suggest at some point in 1919 he was involved with the Military Mission to Poland. Documents also indicate involvement in conducting Haller’s Trains to Poland. Details are noted as Military Mission, 1919. Further records indicate the Moon is serving in Russia Theatre of Operation with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant followed by further promotion to Lieutenant. Records show he returned to England on the 25th July 1919. He was later demobilised to Special Reserve Office on 18th November 1919. Included with the British War Medal a medallion ‘For King and Country’ A.C.C. dated 1953. Named on reverse W.Moon. (with copy MIC, medal rolls and service papers)
British War Medal. P/Nurse A.E. Cunningham. S.A.M.N.S British War Medal. (P/NURSE A. E. CUNNINGHAM). Awarded to Probationary Nurse A .E. Cunningham. serving with the South African Military Nursing Service.
British War Medal. Private Albert L. Bonney. Royal Marine Light Infantry British War Medal (PO 2969 - S-P-PTE. A.L.BONNEY. R.M.L.I.). An interesting single medal awarded to Private Albert Lancelot Bonney. As this was his one and only medal entitlement. Born 25th July 1898 in County of Berkshire. On joining his civilian occupation is recorded as Farm Manager. Enlisted 25th May 1918 in Southampton aged 19 years 10 months. He was stationed at Devonport Dockyard. (with copy service papers)
British War Medal. Private Alfred James Menpes, Bedford Regiment. British War Medal. 35065 Pte. A. J. Menpes. Bedf. R.. Awarded to Alfred James Menpes of Bedford Regiment. (with copy MIC & medal roll)
British War Medal. Private Arthur Skeates. Royal Air Force British War Medal. (279566 Pte. 2.A.E. Skeates. R.A.F.). Awarded to Private Arthur Skeates, born in Saffron Walden, St Mary's in Essex. At the time of enlistment his civilian occupation was an upholsterer. He enlisted as a Private 2nd Class with the Royal Air Force on the 31st July 1918. He served with the British Expeditionary Force from the 26th August 1918, serving in the French theatre of operations until 18th February 1919, later discharged 30th April 1920.
British War Medal. Private Charles H. Horley. Royal Warwick Regiment British War Medal. (21671. PTE. C. H. HORLEY. R. WAR. R.) Awarded to Private Charles Henry Horley served with the Royal Warwick Regiment and later with Royal Army Medical Corps. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
British War Medal. Private Christian C.A.Clarke. 13th London Regiment. British War Medal. (490613 PTE. C.A.C.CLARKE.13 - LOND. R.). Awarded to Private Christian Aubrey Cuthbert Clarke of the 13th (County of London) Battalion. (Kensington) Regiment. Late Machine Gun Corps. Discharged 11th March 1919. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
British War Medal. Private Edward A. Lambert. 13th London Regiment Awarded to Private Edward Arthur Lambert who served with the 13th London Regiment. British War Medal (5454 PTE. E.A. LAMBERT. 13-LOND.R.) He enlisted on the 6th June 1916 with the rank of Bandsman. At time of enlistment his civilian occupation was recorded as accountant. Later served in the French Theatre of Operation between 21st June 1916 later discharged 6th September1916. Awarded Silver Wound Badge (SWB) issued on the 17th November 1916. Papers records him as no longer fit for service. He’s recorded as lived at 72 Uplands Road in Hornsea. Suspender Lose. (with copy MIC, medal rolls & service papers)
British War Medal. Private J. Malone. Royal Irish Fusiliers British War Medal. (19560 Pte.J.Malone. R. IR. Fus.). An interesting single medal awarded to Private John Malone of the Royal Irish Fusiliers serving with the 2nd Battalion. Enlisted on the 24 th October 1915. Notes indicate he was later discharged due to sickness awarded Silver War Badge. He was discharged at the time serving with the rank of sergeant (with copy MIC, medal roll & SWB roll).
British War Medal. Private James W. Scott. Yorks & Lancs Regt. British War Medal. 242639 Pte. J. W. Scott. Y. & L. R. Awarded to James W. Scott. Serving with the 1/5 Yorks & Lanc. Regiment with also 10th and 6th. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
British War Medal. Private Jesse Silver MM. 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regt. British War Medal (25928. Pte. J. Silver. Hamps. R.) Awarded to a MM winner Private Jesse Silver of the Hampshire Regiment. In the Census for 1911 it states that Jesse Silver’s occupation was farm labourer, born in Odiham in the County of Hampshire. Confirmation on service papers indicate Private Silver who at the time was serving with the 2nd battalion was mentioned in the regimental war diary. Private Silver was awarded the Military Medal for his gallantry. This later was noted in the London Gazette dated 13th June 1919, which indicates that at the time of his award he was serving with the 88th Brigade, 29th Division at the Battle of Ypres. The regimental war diary dated 2nd October 1918 reports fighting in the area of “Sheluwe” village in Ypres which involved several small scale actions in which machine guns and prisoners were taken. It’s one of these actions which won Private Jesse Silver his Military Medal. (with copy MIC, medal roll, London Gazette & War Diary)
British War Medal. Private John Spencer. 8th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers British War Medal. 20449. Pte. J. Spencer. North’d Fus. Awarded to Private John Spencer enlisted into the army 17 th April 1915. Joined the 8th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Awarded Silver Wound Badge, wounded and discharged 17 th December 1918 whilst serving in France. (with copy MIC, medal & SWB rolls.)
British War Medal. Private Peter Palmer. 11th Bn. Rifle Brigade K.I.A British War Medal (S-27641 Pte. P. Palmer. Rif.Brig.) Private Peter Palmer was born in 1898 in East Ham, Essex. His trade indicated on his papers at time on enlistment was Labourer. His age at time of signing was 18 years and 4 months. He served with the 11th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. On the 24th of February 1917 he was reported as killed in action. Notes recorded in the regimental war diary for period of 11th to 27th of February report of much trench fighting taking place on both sides. The 11th Battalion diary indicated having taken many prisoners which included machine teams etc. In the area the Prussians trench positions where well dug in. It was this area around the sewage works at the Platsaw Railroad near Maricourt where most of the action took place. It was in this sector that the greater number of casualties on both sides had been inflicted. It was this period that Rifleman Peter Palmer was one of the 136 who where reported as being killed in action. (with copy Medal Index Card, Medal Roll, War Diary, Attestation Papers and 1901 Census.)
British War Medal. Private S. Wills. 1st Devonshire Regiment British War Medal. (64399. Pte. S. Wills. Devon.R.). Awarded to Private Samuel Wills of the 1st Devons Regiment. records show he was put onto the Z/Reserve list on 8th March 1919. (with copy MIC and medal roll)
British War Medal. Private William A. Palmer. Canadian Army Medical Corps. British War Medal. (523459. Pte. W.A. Palmer. C.A.M.C.). Awarded to William Alfred Palmer serving with the Canadian Army Medical Corps. Born 12th October 1877 in Birmingham, England. At the time of joining the Army his occupation was Cook. He enlisted in Calgary, Canada at the age of 39 years. (with copy attestation papers)
British War Medal. Pte Leonard H. Fulcher, 1st Bn 5th Norfolk Regt. British War Medal. 2368 Pte. L. H. Fulcher. 1st Bn, 5th Norfolk Regt. Awarded to Private Leonard Henry Fulcher of the 1st Battalion 5th Norfolk Regiment. He enlisted on the 25th August 1914. Records indicate he was later recorded as being wounded and he was awarded the Silver Wound Badge no. B.35417. He was later discharged on the 25th October 1918. (with copy MIC, SWB & medal roll)
British War Medal. Pte Thomas Healey. 9th Royal Warwick's Regiment. British War Medal. 4496. Pte. T. Healey. R. War. R. Awarded to Private Thomas Healey, served with the 9th Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Records show the 9th Warwick's went to the Balkan theatre of operations from the 27th October 1915. Serving early in the war.
British War Medal. Pte. M.L. Kreger. 6th Northamptonshire Regt. British War Medal. (48852 Pte. M. L. Kreger. North'n. R.) Awarded to Private Maurice Louis Kruger who joined the army on the 21st September 1917 at the time he was living in Bow. Kreger's occupation before joing the army was recorded as a boot salesman. He served with the 6th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. (With copy MIC, medal roll and attestation papers)
British War Medal. Pte. W. Humphrey. 87-Canadian Infantry. British War Medal. Pte. W. Humphrey. 87-Canadian Infantry.
British War Medal. S/Nurse E.G. Crews. S.A.M.N.S. British War Medal. S/Nurse E. G. Crews. Awarded to Staff Nurse E.G.Crews. serving with the South African Military Nursing Service.
British War Medal. Sapper G. C. Murphy. 105th Royal Engineers British War Medal (24467 Sapp.G.C. Murphy. R.E.) Awarded to Sapper George Charles Murphy Killed in Action 27th May 1918. Born in Clonmel Co. Tipperary Southern Ireland but was resident in Gillingham, Kent when he enlisted. Sapper Murphy served with the 105th Field Company Royal Engineers in France theatre of operations. The 105th Field Company Royal Engineers served as part of the 25th Division who took part opening battle at Aisne River in France. In which the 105th were in the front line when the Germans attacked during the opening battle of the Aisne River. This action took part at 1am on 27th May 1918, a heavy German bombardment with gas and high explosive hit the entire area between the front line beyond the Chemin and Fismes itself. The German infantry began to attack three hours later. The Division was instructed to hold the second line of defence and to hold the Aisne bridges at Pontavert and Concevreux. By 10am, all three Brigades had come under orders of the 21st, 8th and 50th Divisions respectively, which by now were fighting for their lives north of the river. By mid-day the Germans had broken through and crossed the Aisne: the units of 25th Division were thrown piecemeal into action. They were all but destroyed. The remnants of many units were temporarily joined into composite units, fighting a withdrawal as the enemy pressed on many miles across the River Marne. Casualties between 26th May and 14th June amounted to 4,338 officers and men, of whom 2,511 were missing. It was at this action Sapper Murphy was Killed in Action on the 27th May 1918. He is buried at La Ville-aux-Bois British Cemetery, Picardie Region France. (With copy MIC, CWGC 25 th Div. operational printout)
British War Medal. Sepoy Ayub Khan. 1-56 Punjab Rifles F.F. British War Medal.(2876 SEPOY AYUB KHAN. 1-56 RFLS F F). Awarded to Sepoy Ayub Khan served with the 1-56 Punjab Rifles (Frontier Force). The unit served in both Middle East and in Palestine plus seeing action at the battle of Megiddo.
British War Medal. Sergeant Michael Hubbard. Canadian Garrison Artillery. British War Medal. 9771. Sjt. M.P. Hubbard. C.G.A. Canadian casualty to Sergeant Michael Parnell Hubbard of the 12th Siege Battery, 3rd Brigade serving with the Canadian Garrison Artillery. Records show he died 30th June 1918, buried at Lighy-St. Floche British Cementery, Averdoingt. (with copy CWGC and CEF confirmation register)
British War Medal. Sgt. A.H.Beadle M.M., 163rd Siege Baty, R.A., K.I.A. British War Medal. 76367 Sjt. A.H.Beadle. R.A. Awarded to Sergeant Alfred Henry Beadle Serving with the 163rd Siege Battery, Royal Artillery. An extremely fascinating single medal awarded the Military Medal winner, London Gazetted 12th June 1918 for action on the March offensive between 21st to 26th March 1918. Though later Killed in Action on the 27th September 1918, aged 42yrs. Remembered with Honour at Dominion Cemetery, Hendecourt-Les-Cagnicourt. (with extensive copy paperwork)
British War Medal. Spr. Richard J. Fletcher. Territorial Field Copy R.E. British War Medal. (498264 SR. R.J.FLETCHER. R.E.). Awarded to Sapper Richard J. Fletcher of the Territorial Field Company Royal Engineers. (with copy MIC, medal roll & Field Company Overview).
Burma Star Burma Star, Campaign 1941-45
Burma Star Burma Star, Campaign 1941-45.
Burma Star, Clasp Pacific Burma Star, Campaign 1941-45, Clasp Pacific
Burma Star. Sepoy M. Singh. Jat. Regiment Burma Star, Campaign 1941-45. (25937 Sep. Mir. Singh. Jat. R.) Awarded to Sepoy Mir Singh serving with the JAT Regiment. The regiment was a servng Infantry Regiment with the Indian Army, seeing action primarily in South East Asia predominately in Burma.
Canadian 3rd Bn. Victoria Rifles of Canada. Officers Cap Badge Canadian 3rd Bn. Victoria Rifles of Canada. Officers Cap Badge. Post 1904. Silver plated backmark by Scully Ltd, Montreal. Kings Crown sitting on a Star pattern with central surround bearing "Pro Aris ET Focis". Centred with the letters VRC (Victorian Rifles of Canada). Two piece with two lugs at rear.
Canadian Volunteer Service with Maple Leaf Clasp Canadian Volunteer Service with Maple Leaf Clasp. Campaign 1939-45. Awarded to men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces.
Candahar, Ghuzne, Cabul 1842. Lt. Robert Carey. 40th Regiment Candahar, Ghuzne, Cabul 1842 Medal. Lieut. R. Carey. 40th Regt. An interesting medal to Lieutenant Robert Carey serving with the 40th Regiment. (2nd Somerset's) Regiment of Foot. Awarded to Major Robert Carey, records show he was appointed Ensign in 1839 and later Lieutenant 1841. Later re appointed in 1847 to the rank of Captain. Then in 1856 promoted to Br Major and two years later Major in 1858. Papers confirmed Major Carey was serving with the 40th Regiment during the operations in Candahar. Later he served in the Crimea War with the Turkish Contingent, holding the post of AQM General and afterwards commanding a Brigade. 'Contemporary period re-engraved' A forgiving but still a much desirable medal. (with copy Muster Roll and Papers)
CBE to Lt. Col. Francis Wyatt Watling, Royal Engineers CBE, Military award, 1st Type, cased. Rather interesting single honour awarded to a DSO recipient, Lieutenant Colonel Francis Wyatt Watling, CBE, DSO. Royal Engineers, Director of Works Staff. Born in Deccan in India. Lt. Col. Francis Wyatt Watling served with the British Army Expeditionary Force, serving with the Royal Engineers for the works on lines of communications at HQ No.1 Base. Recipient was awarded Distinguished Service Order (DSO) whilst serving as Lieutenant Colonel with the Royal Engineers, London Gazetted 1st January 1917. He later was awarded the Commander of the British Empire (CBE) whilst serving as Temporary Colonel Royal Engineers, London Gazetted 3rd June 1919. The 1911 Census records show he was married and that at the age of 41 he was serving as Army Major. Footnote: Confirmation of award from Great Niece, private purchase. (With original letter of confirmation from great niece dated 6th June 2010. Plus copies of London Gazette for DSO, 1st January 1917 and CBE, 3rd June 1919. London Gazette, notification of retirement, 28th November 1919, notification of Indian Pension 10th March 1920. Medal Index Card – indicator of pair noted of card.1914 Star Medal Roll and 1911 Census)
China War Medal. Able Seaman Patrick Garde. Royal Navy Awarded to Able Seaman Patrick Garde served with His Majesty’s Royal Navy. China War Medal 1900: ( P. GARDE. A.B. H.M.S. PIQUE). Born on 21st January 1878 in Ightemurragh, Cork. Before joining the Navy Patrick Garde’s working occupation is recorded as being a Labourer. Enlisted in the Royal Navy on the 21st January 1896. Naval records indicate Patrick Garde served on HMS Impregnable as his first ship. Followed by a number of postings on a number of ships, his last ship before joining HMS Pique is noted as HMS Cambridge. His next posting was to serve on HMS Pique an Apollo Class Cruiser on the 17th February 1900, serving until 25th October 1901. In that period HMS Peque was given her order to set sail to deal with the Chinese Operation against the Boxes in the third Boxer Rebellion. To which Able Seaman Patrick Garde was awarded the China War Medal 1900.Followed by service on a number of Naval Vessels before the outbreak of the First World War. (with copy service record and medal roll)
City of Kent Fighter Control Unit 3500, Lapel Badge City of Kent Fighter Control Unit 3500, Royal Auxiliary Air Force, with 'Control' inscribed on scroll at bottom of badge. Royal Auxiliary Air Force. (GeoVI). No maker shown. Pin at rear.
Combatants Cross of Honour 1914-18 Combatants Cross of Honour 1914-18. (maker marked ELS)
Comrades Middlesex Regt. DCO. Lapel Badge. Comrades Middlesex Regiment DCO "The Die Hards". Old Comrades lapel badge. Maker by G.R. Gaunt, London.
Coronation Medal 1902 Coronation Medal 1902, bronze issue. Ribbon mounted style, ladies issue in red leather case by Elkington & Co Ltd, 22 Regent St. S.W. cased as issued.
Coronation Medal 1911. London Fire Brigade. Pilot J. Davis Coronation Medal 1911. London Fire Brigade. (Pilot J. Davis). Awarded to Pilot J. Davis for the Coronation of King George V in 1911. Presented to individuals within the civilian emergency services.
Coronation Medal 1911. Metropolitan Police. PC. E. Featherstone Coronation Medal 1911. Metropolitan Police. (PC. E. FEATHERSTONE). Awarded to Police Constable Edward Featherstone joined the force 12th November 1906 serving with the Thames Division (River Boats) section. Awarded for the Coronation of King George V in 1911. Later on in his career he took part in the Metropolitan Police strike of 1919 of which he later was dismissed for his involvement during the strike. Presented to individuals within the civilian emergency services. Pin attached ready to wear. (with copy service overview).
Coronation Medal 1937. Coronation Medal 1937. For Coronation of King George VI. Pin attached at rear to wear.
Coronation Medal 1953 Coronation Medal 1953. Coronation of Elizabeth II.
Crimea Medal 1854-56 Crimea Medal 1854-56, “un-named”.
Crimea Medal 1854-56 Crimea Medal 1854-56, “un-named”.
Crimea Medal 1854-56. Clasp Azoff Crimea Medal 1854-56. Clasp Azoff. Locally named impressed (SERJT TPOs HEATH RM). Not the best naming on rim. Please see photo's attached. Sold as seen. Still a good impressive period medal. Research carried out but no individual can be traced. Maybe a 'Walter Mitty' individual.
Crimea Medal 1854-56. Pte. William Harris. 2nd Rifle Brigade. Crimea Medal 1854-56. Clasp Alma. Awarded to Private William Harris served with the 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. At the final assault on the Redan on the 8th September 1855 records show he was severely wounded in the final attack. (with copy medal and casualty rolls)
Crimea Medal 1954-56. Pte. Benjamin Lemon. 30th Cambridge Regiment. Crimea Medal 1854-56. Clasp Alma. Awarded to 1668 Private Benjamin Lemon, who served with the 30th Cambridge Regiment. He was born in Colchester and enlisted in the army on the 10th September 1839, his occupation at the time of his enlistment was he was working as a labourer. Notes show him down on records as a casualty having died on the 30th September, year of death not shown. His surname on medal is spelt as ‘Lemmon’ but should read ‘Lemon’. (with copy medal roll, muster roll and papers etc.)
Croix De La Valeur Militarire. ‘French Military Cross of Valour’. Croix De La Valeur Militarire. ‘French Military Cross of Valour’.
CV Madras Light Infantry Regment Button. CV Madras Light Infantry Regment Button. Back marker 'Jennens & Co Ldn.' Post 1861. Size 26mm. VGC.
Czechoslovakian Youth Scouting Service Medal Czechoslovakian Youth Scouting Service Medal. Complete with pin at rear.
D.F.C. F/Lt . W. J. N. Lee. 5 Squadron Royal Air Force Distinguished Flying Cross (dated 1944), 1939-45Star, Burma Star, War Medal 1939-45. An outstanding DFC casualty group of four awarded to F/Lt W.J.N.Lee a world war two fighter pilot who served with 5 Squadron Royal Air Force in the Far East. When war broke out Johnny Lee gained a commission as a pilot in the RAF Volunteer Reserve and in March 1942 was posted to No.5 Sqdn at Dum Dum in the Far East flying the Curtis Mohawk IV. In May the Sqdn moved to Dinjan, Assam, flying escort duties for Blenheim attacks against North Burma. During 1943 the Squadron converted to Hawker Hurricanes. At that time Johnny Lee was one of the most experienced pilots and was promoted to Flying officer and had gained his first kill, a Japanese Zero on the 29th March 1943 over Maungdaw. He was amongst the first pilots of No.5 Sqdn. to move to Khargpur in June 1943 to begin conversion to the Hurricane MKIID and took part in the first operational sorties during first week of July. During Dec 1943 the Sqdn moved to Sapam and became more involved with active operations against the Japanese, mainly offensive reconnaissance sorties along the ChindwinRiver and along the various Japanese re-supply routes in the jungle during which targets of opportunity were strafed. In January 1944 Johnny Lee flew an offensive river reconnaissance sortie, then provided fighter cover for British ground troops, followed by air-to-ground strafe and bombing of Japanese positions. Johnny Lee was promoted to Flight Lieutenant during February 1944 by which time he was leading many sorties. There are many reports and accounts during the month of March 1944 which note his skill and success whilst leading or taking part in several ground attack sorties against Japanese Positions during which he personally destroyed many vehicles. On 24th March 1944No5 Squadron moved to Wangjing operating an airstrip for the main base Patharkandi. On the 27 March 1944 Johnny Lee took off from Patharkandi in a Hurricane (BN671) but failed to return. Immediately after his loss came the announcement of the award Distinguished Flying Cross to Flight Lieutenant Johnny Lee. His Citation reads, " This officer has been continuously engaged on operational flying duties since April 1942, flying on sorties over the North Assam, Arakan and Imphal fronts. At all times he has displayed a fine fighting spirit and has participated in many air combats. Flight lieutenant Lee has completed bombing and low level sorties over extremely difficult terrain and throughout monsoon weather, conditions which have called for extreme skill and courage. He has destroyed at least one enemy aircraft and damaged others and has also inflicted much damage on the enemy's ground forces and communications." His body was never recovered he is now commemorated on the Singapore Memorial (column 431). This group also comes complete with original, Air Council Condolence slip / Medal slip, Letter from "Air Ministry" confirming telegram reporting loss of F/Lt W.J.N.Lee, Letter from Central Chancery, St James Palace requesting attendance of Mrs Lee mother of F/Lt W.J.N. Lee's to receive her son's Distinguished Flying Cross from Buckingham Place, DFC Case, Photographs, Book "Mohawks over Burma" written by Gerry Beauchamp.In which F/Lt W.J.N.Lee is mentioned many times in this factual history about a RAF Mohawk Squadron in Burma). With this comes copies of Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), Photographs, 5 Squadron Operations Record (54 pages).
D.V.G. Westmark (LOTHR). Pin Badge D.V.G. Westmark (Lothr).Enamel region party pin badge. Maker marked W. Redo. Saarlautern.
DAF Membership Pin Badge DAF Membership Pn Badge. Maker marked 83 RZM.
Danziger Luftschutzbund Pin Badge. Danziger Luftschutzbund Pin Badge. Danzig (Poland) Air Warden Services DLB. (Maker marked Ges-Gesch). Circular badge in enamel. Circular white band with inscribed inscription. At centre DLB, national symbol on blue background. Pin attached at rear.
Defence Medal 1939-4 Defence Medal 1939-4
Defence Medal 1939-45 Defence Medal 1939-45
Delhi Durbar Medal 1911 Delhi Durbar Medal 1911, named J.J.Cheeseman.
Deutches Red Cross Gold Lapel Badge German Red Cross Military Issue. 'Deutsches Rotes Kreuz'. No makers mark. Pin attached at rear. Enamel in good condition.
Deutsche Jungvolk H J Insignia Deutsche Jungvolk H J cloth Insignia. By RZM Hersteller original label attached at rear.
Deutsche Jungvolk, Hitler Youth, Junior Section Lapel Badge Deutsches Jungvolk (Hitler Youth) Junior sectional organisation lapel pin. Enamel issue with (DJ) insiginia with pressed stamped clip pin .Maker marked: RZM no.72
Deutsche Wehrmacht. Armband Deutsche Wehrmacht. 'German Armed Forces' Civilian Armband. Issued to civilians serving with the German armed forces. Yellow cloth armband with black embroidered letters.
Deutscher Frauenhilfsdienst. Deutscher Frauenhilfsdienst. (Maker marked Ges-Gesch. A Stubbe. Berlin). Large black enamel with inscription around the edge. With Frauen symbol at centre with national symbol at top. Pin attached at rear.
Deutsches Frauenschaft Women's Membership Pin Badge. Deutsches Frauenschaft Women's Membership Pin Badge. Second pattern. Maker (RZM numbered 'M1/100')
Deutschland Erwache 1933 Memership Enamel Badge Deutschland Erwache 1933 Memership Enamel Badge. Makers marked M1/29 RZM. Enamel perfect.
DLRG. Life Saving Association. Pin badge DLRG. Life Saving Association. Pin badge
DRK (German Red Cross) service brooch. Deutsches Rotes Kreuz, DRK (German Red Cross) service brooch. Service brooch issued to female members of the DRK military nursing service whilst on active service. A die struck alloy brooch 30mm in diameter with a silver wash and black, white and red enamel painted finish. This brooch features a black painted circular outer border with embossed silver washed Gothic script, "Deutsches Rotes Kreuz Helferin", (German Red Cross Helper) on outer rim. A white painted circular inner field with a central red cross. On the reverse marked "Ges. Gesch" with a manufacturers initials, "B". Please note slight enamel damage at bottom right corner of cross on white enamel.
DRK German Red Cross Sleeve Insignia DRK German Red Cross cloth sleeve title insignia. This one show designation of the town of 'Bayreuth' in Bavaria. Black cloth triangular woven badge showing Reich's Eagle with the town's name underneath with the unit number '1'. Showing some wear at rear but other than that a fine cloth insignia.
DRL Pattern Sports Insignia DRL Pattern Sports Badge. Cloth woven BeVo, uncut issue. Showing the DRL insignia at centre. Surrounded by oak leafs underneath Third Reich emblem.
DRL Sports Badge DRL Sports Badge. ‘Deutscher Reichsbund Fur Leibesuibungen’ (DRGM. 35269. Wernstein Jena).
DSVB German State Shooting Cloth Cap Insignia DSVB 'Deutscher Standschutzenverband' German State Shooting Association cloth cap insignia. Machine woven un-issued example.
East West Africa , Clasp 1898. Pte.Ojedele Amitola, 1 st W.A.F.Force. East West Africa , Clasp 1898. 66 Pte.Ojedele Amitola, 1 st W.A.F.Force. This medal was awarded for the punitive expedition in Northern Nigeria. Awarded to 66 Private Ojedele Amitolia. of the West African Field Force. (with copy medal roll)
East West Africa. Private J Thomas. Sierra Leone Volunteers. East West Africa, Clasp Sierra Leone 1898-99, 92 Pte. J.Thomas, S.Leone Vols. Medal awarded to Private John Thomas serving with Sierra Leone Volunteers.( With copy medal roll.)
East West Africa. Private. A.Daily, 1st West Indian Regiment. East West Africa, clasp 1892, 188. Pte. A.Daily, 1/W.I.R.GT. Awarded to 188 Private A. Daily. 1st West Indian Regiment. The regiment is recorded as participating in the first Tambi expedition. in Sierra Leone between the 8th March to the 11th April 1892. They were also accompanied by the West Indian Fortress Company RE and a number of HM Ships. (with copy overview)
Eastern Front Medal, 1957 De-Nazified Pattern Eastern Front Medal, 1957 Pattern, The De-Nazified German Government issue.
Efficiency Decoration (GVIR) with Territorial Bar Efficiency Decoration (GVIR) 2nd Type issue. Territorial Bar in silver, sliding example. Dated at reverse 1950.
Efficiency Medal Clasp Territorial. L/Cpl. D. O'Reilly. 52 Lowland. Efficiency Medal, For Efficiency service, fixed clasp 'Territorial'. (EIIR). (24260044 L/CPL D. O'REILLY. 52 LOWLAND.)
Efficiency Medal with scroll inscribed ‘Territorial’. Bdr W.E.H.Duncan. R.A. Efficiency Medal with scroll inscribed ‘Territorial’. 2091897 Bdr. W.E.H.Ducan. Royal Artillery.
Efficiency Medal with scroll inscribed ‘Territorial’. Spr R. Wilson. R.E. Efficiency Medal with scroll inscribed ‘Territorial’. 2091897 Bdr. W.E.H.Ducan. Royal Artillery.
Egypt Medal 1882-89. Egypt Medal 1882-89. Clasp Alexandria 11th July. Dated 1882 on reverse. (G. H. LITTLEWOOD. LG. SEAN. "INVINCIBLE".). Awarded to Leading Seaman George Littlewood serving on HMS Invincible a Audacious Class Ironclad Battleship of Her Majesties Royal Navy. A vessel of 6,106 tons displacement. carrying 10x RML 9 inch guns. (with copy medal roll and overview).
Egypt Medal 1882-89. Private David Wilby. 2nd Essex Regiment Egypt Medal 1882-89. Clasp 'The Nile 1884-85'. 448. PTE. D. Wilby. 2/ESSEX .R. Awarded to 448 Private David Wilby of the Essex Regiment. Born in the Parish of Debenham near the Town of Eye in the County of Suffolk. Joined up in Aldershot on the 15th February 1882 at the age of 19 years. Notes in his service papers indicate the prior to joining he was serving with the local Suffolk Militia. 136 days after joining the army his regiment was sent to Gibraltar in July 1882. In February 1884 he and the regiment was sent to Egypt. There he served 3 years then in February 1887 he sailed to Malta. Pte David Wilby returned home in January 1890 In that time he served with the Essex Regiment. ( with copy Attestation papers and medal roll)
Essex Volunteer Artillery Button. Essex Volunteer Artillery Button. Back marker 'Hobson & Son, 94 St. Martins Lane, London W.C.'. White metal construction. Size 22.8mm.
Family Group. Sjt F. Darke. Devon Regt. & Pte. W.R.F.Darke R.A.S.C. Volunteer Long Service (EDVII) 1742 Sjt. F.J. Darke. 3/V.B.Devon Regt. Awarded to Sergeant Frederick Darke of the 3rd Volunteer Battalion Devon Regiment, British War Medal & Victory Medal M-304522 Pte. W.R.F. Darke. A.S.C. Awarded to Private Wallace Ralph Frederick Darke of the Royal Army Service Corps. (both parties comes with MIC, medal rolls and 1901 Census).
Finish. Order of Liberty. Bravery Medal 1918. (Bronze issue). Finish. Order of Liberty. Bravery Medal 1918. (Bronze issue).
Flughafen, Frankfurt A/M. Zeppelin Flight Day Badge Flughafen, Frankfurt A/M. Zeppelin Flight Day Badge. A fascinating badge in commemorating the first of the Third Reich accomplishments of transatlantic flight.
France and Germany Star France and Germany Star Campaign 1944-45
France and Germany Star France and Germany Star Campaign 1944-45
France Legion D'Honneur France Legion D'Honneur. Circa issue 1870-1951.
France Legion D'Honneur Circa issue 1870-1951. France Legion D'Honneur Circa issue 1870-1951. Slight enamel damage on white cross at 4 o'clock on front of medal otherwise nice example.
Franco-Prussian War 1870-1871 Campaign Medal Franco-Prussian War. (Medaille de 1870-1871). French Campaign Medal for the military conflict between France and Prussia that signaled the rise of German military power and the plan to create a unified German Empire.
French Combatants Cross. Circa 1930. French Combatants Cross. Circa 1930.
French Commemorative Medal of the Great War French Commemorative Medal of the Great War.
French Croix de Guerre 1914-1915 issue. with Bronze Star. French Croix de Guerre 1914-1915 issue. with Bronze Star.
French Croix de Guerre 1914-1915 issue. with Two Bronze Star. French Croix de Guerre 1914-1915 issue. with Two Bronze Star. With mount pin for wear.
French Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 issue. with Bronze Star. French Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 issue. with Bronze Star.
French Croix de Guerre 1939 issue. with Bronze Star. French Croix de Guerre 1939 issue. with Bronze Star.
French Croix de Guerre with Bronze Star. 1939 issue. French Croix de Guerre with Bronze Star. 1939 issue.
French Croix de Guerre. 1939-1940. French Croix de Guerre. 1939-1940.
French Inter-Allied Victory Medal. Inter-Allied Victory Medal French "Rare Unofficial" Issue Type 1. By C. Charles.
French Medaille De La Marne Medaille De La Marne 1914*1918. France Circa WWI.
French Medaille d’Outre-Mer. Campaign Clasp TChad. French Military Service Medal. Medaille d’Outre-Mer. Campaign Clasp TChad.
French Medal of Honour, for Labour. (Silver issue). French Medal of Honour, for Labour. (Silver issue).
G.S.M. 18-62. Private D. Madin. R.A,O,C. General Service Medal 1918-62. Clasp Cyprus. (23221719 PTE. D. MADIN. RAOC). Awarded to Private D Madin of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps.
G.S.M. 18-62. Trooper P. R. V. Youngman. R.T.R. General Service Medal 1918-62. Bar Palestine 1945-48. (14411259 TPR. P.R.V. YOUNGMAN. R.T.R.) Awarded to Trooper P.R.V. Youngman serving with the Royal Tank Regiment.
G.S.M. 1918-62 Sappper. D. McGee. Royal Engineers. General Service Medal 1918-62. Bar Near East. 22806354 Spr. D. McGee. Royal Engineers.
G.S.M. 1918-62. Bmbr. Charles Victor Lane. Royal Artillery General Service Medal 1918-62, Clasp IRAQ (1036643 BMBR. C. V. LANE. R.A.) Awarded to Bombardier Charles Victor Lane of the Royal Artillery (Royal Horse Artillery). Later while serving with the R.A. he was promoted to the rank of Lance Sergeant.Medal roll shows recipient was signed off for his General Service Medal 1918-62, Clasp IRAQ in 1923. (with copy MIC & medal roll)
G.S.M. 1918-62. Corporal P. J. Mathews. Royal Berkshire Regiment. General Service Medal 1918-62. Bar Cyprus. 23189827 Cpl.P. J. Mathews Regiment.
G.S.M. 1918-62. Cpl E.G. Martin. Royal Air Force General Service Medal 1918-62. Bar ‘Arabian Peninsula’. 532357 Cpl. E.G.Martin. Royal Air Force.
G.S.M. 1918-62. L.A.C. P. J. G. Franklin. R.A.F. General Service Medal 1918-62. Bar Malaya. (4088606 L.A.C. P.J.G. Franklin. R.A.F.)
G.S.M. 1918-62. Private G.Yates. Royal Army Service Corps General Service Medal 1918-62. Bar Palestine 1945-48. S/14148893 Pte. G.Yates. Royal Army Service Corps.
G.S.M. 1918-62. Private J. Mounsey. E. Yorks Regiment General Service Medal 1918-62. Bar Malaya. 23120041 Private J. Mounsey. East Yorkshire Regiment.
G.S.M. 1918-62. Private. G. Murphy. Kings Own Scottish Borderers General Service Medal 1918-62. Bar Palestine. 3184696 Private G. Murphy. Kings Own Scottish Borderers. .
G.S.M. 1918-62. Signaler. K.J. Hughes. Royal Signals. General Service Medal 1918-62. Bar Malaya. 2801298. Sig. K.J. Hughes. Royal Signals.
G.S.M. 1918-62. Sowar Mir Zamin Khan, 35th Horse (Scinde Horse) General Service Medal 1918-62.Clasp Iraq.4885 Sowar Mir Zamin Khan, 35th Horse (Scinde Horse). (with copy medal roll)
G.S.M. 1918-62. Sowar Mohammad Afzal. 22nd Cavalry General Service Medal 1918-62.Clasp IRAQ. 1731 Sowar Mohammand Afzal. 22nd Cavalry. (with copy medal roll)
G.S.M. 62. Gunner G.B. McGill. Royal Artillery General Service Medal 1962. Clasp South Arabia. Gunner G.B. McGill of the Royal Artillery.
G.S.M. 62. Police Constable A,B,D, Rahman Bin Kanawg, Sarawak Police. General Service Medal 1962, Clasp Borneo, 3083 Police Constable ABD Rahman Bin Kanawg, Sarawak Police.
G.S.M. 62. Private M.K. Delea. Royal Hampshire Regement General Service Medal 1962. Bar Northern Ireland . 24620336. Pte. M.K.Delea. Royal Hampshire Regiment. (with box of issue)
Gau-Tag Sud Hanover Braunschweig 1938. Tinnie. Gau-Tag Sud Hanover Braunschweig 1938. Tinnie.
Gautag 10 Jahre Westfaln Sud. 27:29.5.38 Bochum Gautag 10 Jahre Westfaln Sud. 27:29.5.38 Bochum. Makers marked (Pleuger & Voss Ludenscheid).
General Service Medal 18-62. Private R.I. Malcolm. Q.A.R.A.N.C. General Service Medal 18-62, Clasp Malaya. Awarded to Q/1001524. Pte. R.I.Malcolm. Nurse. Q.A.R.A.N.C. Awarded to a Nurse serving with the Queens Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps.
Genral Service Medal 1918-62 Private N. McPhail. Q.A.R.A.N.C. General Service Medal 18-62, Clasp Malaya. Q/1003254 Pte. N. McPhail. Nurse. Q.A.R.A.N.C. Awarded to a Nurse serving with the Queens Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps.
German Army Boat Pilot's Sleeve Badge. German Army Boat Pilot's Sleeve Badge. Worn by combat and pioneer engineers serving on motorboats on inland waterways who were qualified as helmsmen. Cloth embroidered sleeve badge worn on upper left sleeve.
German Army Wehrmacht Officers Cap Eagle German Army Wehrmacht Officers Cap Eagle. Pressed white metal example with prongs at rear.
German Army Wehrmacht Officers Cap Eagle German Army Wehrmacht Officers Cap Eagle. Silvered, brass construction with two prongs at rear.
German Black Wound Badge German Black Wound Badge in steel
German Black Wound Badge German Black Wound Badge. Die Struck badge, hallow version issue. Black enamel with signs of wear on high points. Pin attached at rear.
German Black Wound Badge German Black Wound Badge. Die Struck, hallow steel badge. Black enamel worn away. Pin attached at rear.
German Black Wound Badge German Black Wound Badge. Die Struck, hallow steel badge. Black enamel with signs of wear. Pin attached at rear.
German Gold Wound Badge. German Gold Wound Badge. Die Struck, hallow steel badge. Gold finish now showing some wear. Badge showing makers mark at rear numbered 81 (Overhoff & Cie of Ludenscheid). Pin attached at rear.
German Long Service award Second Class, 18 years Service. German Long Service award Second Class, 18 years Service.
German Luftwaffe Flak Artillery Badge. German Luftwaffe Flak Artillery Badge. (We1) Flak Artillerie.
German Naval Flak German Naval Flak. Mid war issue. (rare maker Schwerin Berlin.)
German Reich Police WWII Cap Eagle. German Reich Police WWII Cap Eagle. Original Aluminium pressed issue with prongs attached at rear. No markers mark.
German Reich Police WWII Cap Eagle. German Reich Police WWII Cap Eagle. Original Aluminium pressed issue minus prongs at rear.
German Reichs Red Cross Badge German Reichs Red Cross Badge. Maker 'ELM / GES. GESCH. Pin abscent. Otherwise nice example by ELM.
German Reichs Veterans WWII Cloth Insignia. German Reichs Veterans WWII Cloth Insignia. Machine woven example worn by Veterans, (Old Comrades) cloth badge. Never used but singed/scorch marks in evidence.
German SA Sports Bronze Pin Badge German SA Sports Badge. Bronze Issue Pin Badge in Gilt.
German School Teachers Association Badge German School Teachers Association members badge. Silver enamel badge showing letters for N.S.L.B. at top with Reich’s eagle emblem at centre with Nazi insignia at bottom. With makers marked “HCHTIMM BERLIN C19”at rear. Complete with pin at attached at rear.
German Wehrmacht Farrrier Trade Sleeve Badge. German Wehrmacht Farrier Trade Sleeve Badge cloth insignia. Embroidered example yellow horseshoe symbol on a dark green cloth background. Stamped on reverse S & H.
German Wehrmacht Infantry Assault Badge German Wehrmacht Infantry Assault Badge. Late war issue zinc made hollow back example. No makers mark present. Complete with pin attached at rear.
German Wehrmacht Infantry Assault Badge. German Wehrmacht Infantry Assault Badge. A late war zinc issue made hollow back example. At rear no makers mark present. Complete with pin attached at rear.
German West Wall Medal German West Wall Medal
German World War One Hamburg States, Hanseatica Cross German World War One Hamburg States, Hanseatica Cross. Awarded to civilians as well as military personnel for bravery and combat in war.
Gloster Regiment WWII Slip Over Shoulder Titles. Pair of Gloster Regiment WWII Slip over woven black and military Khaki shoulder titles.
Gold 40 Years Faithful Service Medal Gold 40 Years Faithful Service Medal. Gold Cross with circular wreath with National insignia at center. Reverse inscription 'Furtreue Dienste' (For Loyal Service). Ringed with attached blue ribbon with pin ready for wear. Complete with red velvet lined box by Deschier & Sohn, Muchen.
Gordon Highlanders Waist Belt Plate Gordon Highlanders rectangular gilt waist belt plate. Mounted brass plate with white metal cross of St Andrews with a top scroll arch with the words 'Gordon Highlanders'. Bottom surround showing thistles at centre a Sphinx with the word 'Egypt' underneath, plus a tiger standing on the word 'India'. Brass fixed belt loop attached at rear of belt plate. Some wear on high points. Dated at rear 1981.
Greek War Medal 1940-41 Greek War Medal 1940-41. World War II Campaign.
Grenadier Guards Regimental gilt cloak chain. Regimental gilt cloak chain worn by the Grenadier Guardsman. Cloak chain complete.
GROUP OF SEVEN. L.Cpl William F. Bristow. R.E. Military Medal. Military Medal(GeoV) (486041 L.Cpl. W.Bristow. 465/F.Coy), 1914-15 Star (386 Spr. W.Bristow. R.E.),BritishWar Medal (386. Spr. W. Bristow.R.E.), VictoryMedal (386. Spr. W.Bristow.R.E.), Defence Medal, 1937 Coronation Medal (Sgt. W.F. Bristow. Staff.Co.Police.) and Territorial Force Efficiency Medal (486041 2.Cpl. A.Sjt-W.Bristow RE.). An MM group with a difference, awarded to both Sapper and Police Officer with sporting interests. Lance Corporal Walter Fitzharden Bristow won his Military Medal whilst serving with the 465th Field Company, Royal Engineers, Territorial Forces. He went to France19th January 1915 this accounts for his 1914-15 Star. His Territorial Force Efficiency Medal Confirmation confimed on medal index card. What is also known is that after the war Walter Fitzharden Bristow joined the Police Force making the rank of Police Sergeant with the Staffordshire County Police. He was present at the Kings Coronation in 1937. Records show this on the Coronation 1937 medal roll and further confirmation under column "title, rank & distinctions" show the award of Military Medal (MM). On one football medallion mentions "46 Div Winners Battalion Football Competion 1919 British Expeditionary Force" of which Cpl. W. Bristow of 465 Field Company Royal Engineers was a player for this team. The group also comes with Royal Engineers cap badge (GeoV) slider. Royal Engineers sweet heart badge. Five Sports medallions for Football. (three named to recipients). One large medallion with Borough of London crest on top with the following description:- "A gift from Queen Alexandra" on one side. The other side "Fear God Honour The King" in the centre, around the edge "Guildhall Banquet to our Soldiers & Sailors Children 28th Dec 1914". (with copy MIC entitlement, London Gazette and citation. London Gazette 13th March 1918, Copy of MM index award card and confirmation roll for 1937 Coronation Medal)
GROUP OF EIGHT. W 1st Class George Gilliam, R.E. & R.A.O.C. MBE, Britannia 1st type (Military) Hallmarked, 1914 Star with “5th Aug 22nd Nov. 1914” Mons Clasp. (20406 SPR. G.GILLAM. R.E.), BWM & VM with MID Oak Leaf (20406 S.SJT. G.GILLAM. R.E.)Defence Medal 1939-45, War Medal 1939-45, Coronation Medal 1937 (Geo VI), Army L.S.& G.C. (1852636. W.O. CL.1. G.GILLAM. R.A.O.C.) An outstanding group covering both wars, awarded to Warrant Officer 1st Class George Gilliam serving with both Royal Engineers and later Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Warrant Officer George Gillam joined the Royal Engineers and landed in the French theatre of operations on the 7th November 1914. Gillam was later promoted to Staff Sergeant (Acting Quarter Master Sergeant). Recorded in the London Gazette 10th July 1919 he was mentioned in dispatches. On the 3rd June 1935 Gillam now promoted to Warrant Officer 1st Class in the London Gazette was recorded as being attached to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Whilst serving with them his position was noted s Chief Clerk to Assistant Director of Ordnance Services, Western Command. In his capacity he was awarded a MBE, a Member of the British Empire “Military Division” for his services. Notes indicate he was commissioned in 1936. (with copy Medal Index Card, medal rolls, MBE & MID London Gazette and Coronation Roll)
GROUP OF EIGHT. W.O. 2nd Class A.M. Shaw. Royal Artillery An outstanding operational group covering both Pacific and later the Korea War Campaign of the 1950’s. Serving later in Cyprus campaign the mid 50’s the. Awarded to Warrant Officer 2nd Class A.M.Shaw. 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Queen’s Korea Medal 835723 W.O. CL.2 A.M.Shaw.R.A., UN Korean Medal, General Service Medal 1918-62. Clasp Cyprus 835723. S/SGT A.M. Shaw. R.A.. and the Army Long Service & Good Conduct contact Medal (EIIR) Clasp Regular Army. (W.O.CL.2.A.M. Shaw RA.)
GROUP OF FIVE Private Donald Hamilton. Royal Army Service Corps A fascinating group of five awarded to Private Donald Hamilton of the Royal Army Service Corps. 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal (M2-020715 PTE. D. HAMILTON. A.S.C.), Serbian Gold Medal For Zealous Service and Serbian Obilitch Medal (Silver).Papers indicate he served in the French Theatre of Operations, entered France on the 13th December 1914. Records indicate he was put on the Class Z list 3rd June 1919. He was awarded by the King of Serbia the Serbian Gold Medal for Zealous Service of which confirmed in the London Gazette on the 7th June 1919. This was again confirmed in the Edinburgh Gazette on the 13th June 1919. A group of medals that require further research. (with copy MIC, medal rolls, London Gazette 7th June 1919 and Edinburgh 13th June 1919.)
GROUP OF FIVE. Captain William J. Ackland. Royal Army Service Corps An impressive group of five awarded to Captain William John Ackland who served in the Royal Army Service Corps. 1914-15 Star (LIEUT. W.J. ACKLAND. A.S.C.), British War Medal (CAPT.W.J. ACKLAND), Victory Medal with MID Oak Leaf emblem, (CAPT. W.J. ACKLAND), General Service Medal 1918-62, Bars IRAQ & N.W. Persia (CAPT. W.J. ACKLAND) and Territorial Decoration (GeoV) issue. At the outbreak of war Lieutenant William J. Ackland was sent to the Gallipoli theatre of operations on the 27th July 1915. Being promoted to the rank of Captain. He was mentioned in dispatches on Friday 14th June 1918, London Gazetted for "distinguished service". He was later transferred to the Territorial Forces Reserve serving with the Royal Army Serving Corps retaining his rank of Captain. Records show he was serving with the 53rd (Welsh) Divisional Train, Gazetted 27th June 1921. Later confirmation of his continued service with the 53rd he is recorded in the London Gazette 16th August 1921. He was awarded the General Service Medal 1918-62 in Iraq and N.W. Persia confirmation confirms date for 1923 on medal GSM 18-62 medal roll. Further London Gazette dated 16th June 1925 Captain William J. Ackland is mentioned in confirming his retirement from the 53rd (Welsh) Divisional Train, Royal Army Service Corps, retaining his rank of Captain. (with copy Medal Index Card, Trio medal rolls, GSM 1918-62 and London Gazettes)
GROUP OF FIVE. Corporal J. Lloyd. R.E.M.E. 1939-45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal 1939-45, War Medal 1939-45 and Territorial Efficiency Medal (GeoVI). Awarded to 5048474 Cpl. J. Lloyd. Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
GROUP OF FIVE. L/Cpl. L. Joy. 1st Bn. The Royal Sussex Regt, Awarded to Lance Corporal L. Joy of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. General Service Medal 1918-62, Clasp Palestine. 6397339. Pte. L. Joy. Sussx R, 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Defence Medal 1939-45 and War Medal 1939-45. Lance Corporal L. Joy served during the Arab Revolt in Palestine in 1936 with the 1st Batatlion. Later serving in Africa during the Second World War. (copy GSM 18-62, Palestine medal roll & Regimental overview).
GROUP OF FIVE. Major Francis Charles Echlin, 10th Baluch Regiment Awarded to Major Francis Charles Echlin of the 10th Baluch Regiment, Indian Army. Indian General Service 1908. Clasp North West Frontier 1937-39. (MAJ. F.C. ECHLIN. 1-10 BALUCH R.), 1939-45 Star, Burma Star, War Medal 1939-45 and Indian War Medal 1939-45. Major Francis Charles Echlin of the Indian Army. Born 23rd November 1897. Joined his majesties army 10th November 1917. Papers note is was on the Unattached List with appointment to the Indian Army. London Gazette 11th September 1918. Admission into the Indian Army 22nd January 1919 with the rank on 2nd Lieutenant. London Gazetted 12th September 1919. After arriving in India Francis Charles Echlin took up his post with 10th Baluch Regiment. He served in the North West Frontier campaign in 1937-39. Later serving in Burma when war broke out in World War II serving with the regiment. The rank of Major has been re stamped on his IGS 1908 campaign medal due to later promotion. (with copy Indian Army List, London Gazettes 11th September 1918 and 12th September 1919)
GROUP OF FIVE. Nurse Beatrice Coombes. Volunteer Aid Detachment. British War Medal, Victory Medal (B. Coombes. V.A.D.) with M.I.D. Oak Leaf, Defence Medal 1939-45,War Medal 1939-45 and Voluntary Medical Service Medal (Additional Service Bars) (BEATRICE WHINCUP). Awarded to Nurse Beatrice Coombes of the Volunteer Aid Detachment. She was attached to the No. 54 General Hospital , attached to the Territorial Forces Nursing Service, based in Wimereux, Pas-de-Calais in region of France, known as The London General Hospital. The British War Medal and Victory Medal was her only medal entitlement for the First World War. Whilst serving with 54 General Hospital she was Mentioned in Despatches in the London Gazette on the 30th December 1918. She also served during the Second World War and was awarded the 1939-45 Defence and War medal. She also awarded the Voluntary Medical Service Medal with additional 7 long service bars attached. Included in research papers show that Miss Beatrice Coombes married in 1921 in Winchester, Hampshire marrying Herbert Whincup. She continued to serve in the nursing service during WWII and later with the volunteer medical services. (with copy Medal Index Card , Medal Roll, London Gazette and Marriage Record)
GROUP OF FIVE. P.O. Frederick W. Hackworthy. Royal Navy Awarded to member of His Majesties Navy, 215771 Petty Officer Frederick William Hackworthy, Royal Navy. Africa General Service, Clasp Somaliland 1908-10, (215771. F.Hackworthy . A.B. HMS Diana.), 1914-15 Star, (215771. F.Hackworthy. L.S. R.N.). British War Medal and Victory Medal, (215771. F.W. Hackworthy.P.O. R.N.). Together with Royal Naval Long Service & Good Conduct, ( 215771. F.W.Hackworthy. Ldg.SMN. HMS Centurion). A long service group covering two monarchs awarded to naval recipient Petty Officer Frederick William Hackworthy. He was born on 3rd December 1883 in Exeter in the county Devon. In civilian life his occupation was porter. Records show recipient's period of engagement was 12 years enlisting 3rd December 1901. Serving in the Somaliland Campaign onboard HMS Diana Hackworthy was awarded the Africa General Service Medal with the clasp “Somaliland 1908-10” engagement serving as Able Seaman. Notes advise he was awarded his medal whilst serving on HMS King Alfred. Before then he served on a number of naval vessels. HMS Diana was a second class cruiser of 5,600 tons, launched in Fairfield in 1895. Carrying numerous armaments from 3 x 18 tone torpedo tubes armed with 11 x 6in guns. On the outbreak of World War One Hackworthy having been promoted to Leading Seaman was now serving on HMS Centurion. She was a battleship of the King George V class. HMS Centurion launched in November 1911 at 25,500 tons. She was attached to the 2nd Battle Squadron commanded by Captain Michael Culme-Seymour. Hackworthy was serving on HMS Centurion at the battle Jutland which took part in the biggest naval engagement of the war. Records show he received his Royal Naval Long Service and Good Conduct medal in February 1917. He was later pensioned of on the 8th October 1921, though notes on his service record show he was recommended for the Royal Fleet Reserve on 3rd November 1923. (With copy service record, medal rolls, ships medal rolls and HMS Centurion overview)
GROUP OF FIVE. Private Alexander Fulton. Seaforth Highlanders A rather interesting group of medals awarded to Private Alexander Fulton of the Seaforth Highlanders. Queen South Africa, Clasps Cape Colony, Paarderberg, Driefontein, Transvvaal & Wittebergen. (5534 PTE. A. FULTON. 2. SEA: HIGHRS:), Kings South Africa, Clasps South Africa 1901 & South Africa 1902. (5534 PTE. A. FULTON. SEAFORTH HIGHRS.)1914-15 Star (3-7689 PTE A. FULTON SEA: HIGHRS.)British War Medal & Victory Medal (3-7689 PTE. A. FULTON. SEAFORTH) Born in the Parish of Cuthberts near town of Edinburgh in County of Mid Lothian. On the 13th February 1896 he enlisted in Her Majesties Armed Forces. At time of his enlistment his trade was recorded as a waiter at the age of 19 years. After his enlistment based in England he was later shipped out with his Regiment 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders on the 21st October 1899 to serve in the South African Campaign. He served up to 3 years and 118 days during the Boar War Campaign in South Africa, Returning to England 16th February 1903. He was awarded Queen South Africa medal with 5 clasps which include service Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Transvaal and Wittebergen. Following the award og the Kings South Africa with 2 clasps South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902. Both awards are confirmed in medal rolls. After returning from South Africa he was later stationed in Dublin, Ireland from February 1903. After service in Ireland Private Alexander Fulton was placed on the Army Reserve List. At the outbreak of World War One Private A Fulton was stationed in Fort George in September 1914. He was later promoted to Lance Corporal on the 29th October 1914. He was quickley promoted to Corporal on the 21st November 1914. This was followed by further promotion of Staff Sergeant on the 16th March 1915. This was short lived according to records as he was reverted back to Private on the 23rd March 1915, 7 days after being promoted to Staff Sergeant whilst with the 3rd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. Private A Fulton was shipped out with the 9th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders Regiment on the 10th May 1915 to the French Theatre of Operations. Whilst serving in France he was recorded as being suffering from servere sickness as recorded on the Silver War Badge roll. He was immediatley discharged late November 1917, though later records indicate he died of illness on 20th August 1918. The Commonwealth Wargraves Comission recorded Private Alexander Fulton as died aged 42 and was buried at Edinburgh Eastern Cemetery whilst with the 9th Battalion. (with copy Attestation papers, Q.S.A., K.S.A. medal roll, reserve list papers, medical service record, special reservists papers, MIC, Trio medal rolls, SWB roll, C.W.G.C., original photograph of recipient, Regt overview and 2nd Bn Seaforth Regimental History.)
GROUP OF FIVE. Private Wincenty Czapelka, 2nd Polish Free Corps. A fascinating group of 5 to a Polish soldier who prior to joining the 2nd Polish Corps in Italy in 1944, had served with the German 'Wehrmacht': Private Wincenty Czapelka, 6th Lwowska Infantry Brigade, 5th Kresowa Infantry Division, 2nd Polish Free Corps. Awarded Poland Cross of Valour Poland War Medal, 1939-45 Star, Italy Star, War Medal 1939-45. Plus Medal ribbon bar, 5th Infantry Division Badge by 'F.M. Lorioli, Miliano - Roma' and Polish Forces Cloth insignia showing eagle on black background. Private Wincenty 'Vince' Czapelka, was born on the 31st March 1925. Before the outbreak of the Second World War, lived at Gieraltowice, Rybnik, Slask, in South-West Poland. He was conscripted into the German Forces from the 29th August 1943 to 23rd August 1944, on which latter date he was captured by the Allies. After his capture he was handed over to Polish control. Subsequently he 'voluntarily' enlisted into the Polish Free Forces serving under British Command. Posted to 22nd Infantry Battalion, 2nd Polish Corps Troops Base on 26th October 1944. Transferred to 16 Lwowska Rifle Battalion, 5 Kresowa Infantry Division on 21st November 1944. Took part with the 16 Lwowska Rifle Battalion, 6 Lwowska Infantry Brigade, 5 Kresowa Infantry Division, 2nd Corps in the campaign in Italy from 26th November 1944 to 2nd May 1945, at the actions for the Northern Apennines, on the river Senio, Bologna and the Plain of Lombardy. Seconded to a Motor Vehicle Drivers Course with the 6 Lwowska Infantry Brigade at the Motor Vehicle Training Centre 18th August 1945 to 31st October 1945, and then as a motor vehicle driver to the 241 Royal Armoured Signals Corps Company, 11th March 1946 - 4th June 1946. Arrived in the United Kingdom from Italy on 5th October 1946. Completed a two year contract with Polish Resettlement Corps. An Extract from a provincial newspaper mentions that 'Vincent' Czapelka, was 'forced to serve in the German Army' and that he had been captured by the Americans. He became a naturalized Briton in 1965 and was working at Hartscliffe where he was a employed as a Craftsman's Mate in a motor vehicle repair department. (with original award certificates for the Cross of Valour and Polish War Medal, Correspondence from MOD to the recipients daughter in Bristol, MOD correspondence confirming Polish and British medal awards, Two copied pictures of recipient wearing ribbon bar and divisional insignia etc).
GROUP OF FIVE. Un-attributed WW2 Campaign Group Un-attributed. 1939-15 Star, Africa Star with '1st Army' bar, Italy Star 1939-45, Defence Medal 1939-45 and War Medal 1939-45 with 'mention in dispatches' oak leaf. mounted on pin to wear
GROUP OF FOUR Mary Skinner. Women’s Volunteer Aid Detachment Awarded to Miss Mary Skinner serving with the Women’s Volunteer Aid Detachment attached to the Queens Alexander Imperial Military Nursing Service (Q.A.I.M.N.S.). Royal Red Cross (R.R.C.) 2nd Class (GeoV), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal with M.I.D. Oak Leaf (M. SKINNER. V.A.D.) *with Miniature Trio & related Badges. At the outbreak of World War One it was at this point records indicate Miss Mary Skinner volunteered her service in August 1914. Records show she saw service at the Hempston Military Hospital in Bedford. She served at Hempston until her service at this hospital was terminated in March 1915. On the 11th June 1915 Miss Mary Skinner embarked for service in the French Theatre of Operations. Serving in France until the 12th December 1917. Followed by further service until her termination of service on the 22nd April 1919. Whilst serving abroad Miss Mary Skinner was Mentioned in Despatches (M.I.D.) London Gazette 15th June 1916. This was followed by the award of the Royal Red Cross (R.R.C.) 2nd Class. London Gazetted on the 1st January 1918. Papers record her as resident of 20 Linden Road in Bedford. At the time of her R.R.C. award she was aged 38 years old. The group comes complete with miniatures and badges etc. (with copy medal rolls, R.R.C. Confirmation, service details, London Gazette (R.R.C. confirmation) and Mention in Dispatches)
GROUP OF FOUR. 2nd Lt. Leonard A. Hooper, RFC later Flt/Lt. RAF British War Medal & Victory Medal (2/LIEUT. L.A. HOOPER. R.A.F.), Defence Medal 1939-45 and War Medal 1939-45. British War Medal and Victory Medal miniature mess dress set, Flight Observers Brevet . Awarded to Leonard Archibald Hooper serving with the Royal Air Force. Born on the 24th November 1893 from Croydon, Surrey. Joined the Royal Flying Corps, enlisting in Portsmouth on 10th August 1914, served through the ranks until the rank of Sergeant. Serving with the 16th Squadron. He was awarded temporary commission to 2nd Lieutenant in 1917. Whilst with the Royal Flying Corps he served as a Flight Observer involved in operations over enemy territory. Notes indicate he trained as a pilot but was medically unfit so he was promoted to flight observer 25th October 1917. On the 1st April 1918 he transferred from the Royal Flying Corps to the Royal air Force where he was appointed to the rank of Pilot officer. He served as a Pilot Officer until the end of the war. After the war he relinquished his temporary commission after 3 years 201 days on the 26th February 1918. Leonard Archibald Hooper being a member of the Air Defence Cadet Corps a member of the Air League. He was appointed Flight Lieutenant to the No 50 Lambeth Squadron, affiliated to the Air League 26th January in 1939. In 1940 he rejoined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves serving with the rank of Pilot Officer and later Flight Lieutenant. (with Photos of recipient, Service papers, London Gazette 4th July 1941, Letter of confirmation from the recipients daughter.2nd Lt. Commission Certificate 1/11/ 1918, Pilot Officer Commission Certificate 28/6/1940, Air Cadet Corps Certificate, Commission to Flight Lieutenant to No 50 Lambeth Squadron 1939, Service Forms etc. and The Royal Air Force Association Membership Card).
GROUP OF FOUR. A/Cpl Horace L. Pryor.1st/6th Devon Regiment Rather interesting group awarded to Acting Corporal Horace Lindon Pryor of the 1st/6th Devon Regiment. British War Medal & Victory Medal (203183 A.CPL. H. L. PRYOR. DEVON. R.) Defence Medal 1939-45 and Special Constabulary Medal (GeoVI) Clasp 'Long Service 1949'. (HORACE L. PRYOR). Prior to that Pryor served with the 1st Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (DCLI) followed by service with the 16th Devon's with rank of private. Record indicates recipient was placed on the 'Z' Reserve List on the 30th March 1920. The medal Pair for the Great War was his only entitlement. Medals mounted on original pin. (with cop MIC and medal roll)
GROUP OF FOUR. Captain Alan Kennedy Kitson R.A.S.C. A rather interesting group awarded to Second Lieutenant Alan Kennedy Kitson served with the Royal Army Service Corps in the European Theatre of Operations. OBE. Order of the British Empire. 1st Type, (Hallmarked London 1919-20, by Garrarad), British War Medal & Victory Medal (CAPTAIN A. KITSON), Special Constabulary Faithful Service. Bar “Long Serve 1941”. (GeoV). (ALAN K. KITSON). On the 23rd October 1917 Second Lieutenant Kitson was mentioned in the London Gazette confirming his temporary rank of Captain. This was later relinquished and on the 15th March 1918 and he was made Acting Captain. A year later he was mentioned in the London Gazette of his transfer to the West Riding Division Train on the 18th June 1919. On the 30th May 1919 as Acting Captain whilst serving in France he was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his services in France and Flanders with the Royal Army Service Corps. Further supplement confirms his award of OBE. In mid July 1919 Acting Captain Alan Kennedy Kitson is in the London Gazette 8th July 1919 whilst serving with the 62nd West Riding Division Train of the R.A.S.C. The 62nd Division was part of the 62nd Division Ammunition Column. He received a Mention in Despatches from Sir Douglas Haig, deserving special mention for services in France. A/Captain A Kitson was mentioned in the May 1920 Monthly Army List. On the 4th March 1921, London Gazette, Lieutenant Acting Captain Alan Kennedy Kitson OBE serving with the 49th West Riding Division Train, R.A.S.C., was promoted to the full rank of Captain. (with copy MIC, medal roll, London Gazettes, monthly Army List etc)
GROUP OF FOUR. Chief Stoker Ernest Johnson Royal Navy 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, (279414. E. Johnson. CH. STO. R.N.) and Royal Naval Long Service and Good Conduct (EDVII. (279414. Earnest Johnson. Actg. CH. STO. HMS Hibernia). An interesting group awarded to 279414 Chief Stoker Earnest Johnson. Recipient was born in Treganthen Fort, Cornwall on the 2nd March 1876 . His trade before joining the Navy was a labourer. He joined the navy 3rd April 1895, being stationed at HMS Vivid II and later serving on a number of naval vessels which included HMS Hibernia on which he eventually received his Long Service & Good Conduct Medal on the 20th June 1910. When war broke out in 1914, Chief Stoker Earnest Johnson was serving on the cruiser HMS Devonshire where he served from1913 until Feb 1916. Later he served for a period again at HMS Vivid II, a shore establishment, after which he served on HMS Hecla (a Naval depot ship for fleet repairs) for the period from 18th April 1917 to 1st May 1917. Later he then served back on shore until being posted to HMS Revenge (Battleship) on which he served for the period 16th Sept. 1917 till 11th April 1918 (with copy service record and naval vessels overview).
GROUP OF FOUR. Corporal Ernest F. Durman. Royal Berkshire Regiment 1914-15 Star (2893 Pte.. E. F. Durman. R.Berks. R.), British War Medal & Victory Medal (200714 Cpl. E. F. Durman. R.Berks. R.) and Special Constabulary Medal (GeoVI) (Sergt. Ernest. F. Durman) Plus Cap Badge and Shoulder Title. Awarded to Private Ernest Frederick Durman served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment. Papers show he enlisted with the Regiment on the 11th September 1914. He embarked for France on the 30th May 1915. He was later discharged on the 19th February 1919. Records show he was wounded and was later awarded the Silver Wound Badge. (with copy Medal Index Card, medal roll and SWB roll)
GROUP OF FOUR. Cpl. G.S.Buckingham. Royal Engineers Distinguished Conduct Medal (GeoV) (45259 Cpl.G.S.Buckingham. 84/FD:Coy RE), 1914-15 Star (45259 Spr: G.S.Buckingham. RE.), British War Medal (45259 Cpl. G.S.Buckingham. RE.), Victory Medal (45259 Cpl. G.S.Buckingham. RE.) An interesting Great War Gallantry, Killed in Action group of four awarded to Cpl. Gordon Stewart Buckingham. London Gazette 3rd June 1918 citation reads, "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in handling men and getting work done under fire on many occasions. During enemy attacks he showed exceptional coolness, and set a fine example to other men of his section". Gordon Stewart Buckingham was born in Clifton, Somerset; son of Thomas and Kate Buckingham of 25 Royal York Crescent in Clifton. He enlisted in Bristol where he joined the 84th Field Company Royal Engineers, receiving the Distinguished Conduct Medal but was later killed in action on 22nd May 1918. (With copies of London Gazette and citation, MIC entitlement, CWGC "Commonwealth War Graves Commission", Soldiers Died in Great War and two original colour photographs of receipts grave.)
GROUP OF FOUR. Ordinary Seaman 1st Class Paul Hill, Royal Navy 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal (L.4469. P.Hill. O.S.2. R.N.) and Royal Naval Long Service & Good Conduct (L.4469. P.Hill. O.S.1. R.N.) Awarded to Ordinary Seaman 1st Class Paul Hill who served with His Majesty's Royal Navy. Born on the 14th December 1894 in Teddington in Middlesex. Records show his occupation before the war was indoor servant. He signed/enlisted at the Royal Naval Dockyard at Chatham.He served on a number Royal Naval vessels HMS St Vincent, HMS Colossus of the Dreadnought Battleship Class. Later he served on a Battle Cruiser HMS Lion, later on papers note he served for a while on HMS Hood before it was later on went in for refurbishment. Records show on of his last ships was HMS Caster a C-Class Light Cruiser. (with copy Service Record, medal roll and post cards)
GROUP OF FOUR. Private C. Nicholls. Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry. Queen South Africa , Clasps Cape Colony, Paardeberg and Driefontein. (4944 Pte. C.Nicholls. 2nd D of C L T Infy.) British War Medal,Victory Medal, (34267 Pte.C. Nicholls. D of Corn. L.I.). Army Long Service & Good Conduct (GeoV) (4944 Pte. C. Nicholls. D.C.L.I.). Awarded to 34267 Private Charles Nicholls serving with the 1st Bn. 4th Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry. Records show Charles Nicholls was considered for the Army on the 30th January 1896 at the age of 18 years serving later in the Boar War. Papers show he was 38 years old when he re-enlisted into the Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry. At the time his trade was Commissionaire. World War I Charles Nicholls was mobilised on the 25th October 1916 to serve with 1st Battalion 4th Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry. N.B. Queen South Africa and Army Long Service & Good Conduct is noted in service papers (with copy Attestation Papers, MIC and medal roll).
GROUP OF FOUR. Private George Collier. Wiltshire Regiment Awarded to Private George Collier served with the Wiltshire Regiment serving with the 1st Battalion. Records show he later served as a Private in the Labour Corps. 1914 Star, Mons Clasp & Rosette (4714 PTE.G. COLLIER. 1/WILTS:R.), British War Medal, Victory Medal (4174 PTE. G. COLLIER. WILTS.R.) and Army Long Service & Good Conduct. (GeoV) (4714 PTE. G. COLLIER. WILTS: REGT.) All medals correct as issued with service numbers corresponding as per medal index card and medal rolls. Please note Mons clasp ‘5Th. AUG.22ND NOV.1914’ original sewn on not slide on version. Complete with Silver Rosette. Medals are mounted for wear. (with copy MIC & medal rolls etc)
GROUP OF FOUR. Private H. Brown. 43 - Canadian Infantry. British War Medal, Victory Medal (859542. Pt.W. H. Brown. 43-Can.Inf.), Defence Medal 1939-45, Special Constabulary Medal ‘GeoVI’. (William H.Brown) and Chrome plated Forfarshire Special Constabulary Badge. Group awarded to Private William Hood Brown of the 43rd Canadian Infantry. Born 6th May 1888 in Blairgowre in Pershire, Scotland. Recipient enlisted in the 179th Battalion Cameron Highlanders of Canada on the 4th January 1916. On the 12th November 1916 the Cameron’s were sent to France. Whilst over there he served with the 43rd Overseas Infantry Battalion and was involved with the HQ Canadian Field Ambulance Regimental unit. He also served with the No 1. Canadian General Hospital until the 25th March 1917. He later spent time serving with No 3 & 6 field Depots. Then on the 6th March 1918 he and his colleagues were involved in an enemy gas shell attack on the front line. On the 20th March 1918 Private William Brown was invalided out on the 20th March 1918 and discharged from the army on the 19th January 1919. (With copy service record, Canadian Research Service Statement, Attestation Papers and Discharge certificate)
GROUP OF FOUR. Private L. Heath. East Kent Regiment 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal, (G-6564 PTE. L. HEATH. E. KENT.R.) and Defence Medal. Awarded to Private Leonard Heath serving with the 2nd Battalion East Kent Regiment “The Buffs”. Entered theatre of operations in France on the 8th June 1915 . (with copy MIC and medal roll).
GROUP OF FOUR. Rifleman R. Limbu. 7th Gurkha Rifles Awarded to 21146720 Rifleman Ransing Limbu, 7th Gurkha Rifles. 1939-45 Star , Burma Star, War Medal & General Service Medal 1918-62 Clasp” Malaya ” (21146720 Rfn. Ransing Limbu, 7th Gurkha Rifles.)
GROUP OF FOUR. S/Sgt Sirbahadur Gurung, 6th Gurkha Rifles. Awarded to 21144288 S/Sgt Sirbahadur Gurung, 6th Gurkha Rifles. War Medal 1939-45, General Service Medal 1918-62 Bar Malaya (21144288.Cpl, Sirbahadur Gurung. 6 G.R), Army Long Service & Good Conduct, bar ‘Regular Army’. (21144288 S/Sgt. 6G.R.). Indian Independence Medal (74500 RFN. 2-6 G.R.) Mounted as worn on original pin.
GROUP OF FOUR. Sapper Edward Mooney. Royal Engineers Awarded to Sapper Edward Mooney of the Royal Engineers.1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal (46277 SPR: E. MOONEY. R.E.) and Indian General Service Medal 1908. Clasp 'Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919'. (46277 SPR. E. C. MOONEY. R.E.). Outbreak of war recipient embarked with his unit to the French theatre of operations on the 21st August 1915. He served through the war to later serve in India as part of the Military Works Services with the Royal Engineers, being awarded his I.G.S.1908 campaign medal in Afghanistan for North West frontier 1919. Medal Index Card indicates he was formerly with the Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
GROUP OF FOUR. Sergeant George Welborn. R.A, late R.F.A. Awarded to Sergeant George Welborn. Royal Artillery, late Royal Field Artillery. Military Medal (GeoV) (35651 Sjt. G. Welborn. D.107/Bde.R.F.A.) 1914-15 Star (35651 Sjt. G. Welbon. R.F.A.) British War Medal and Victory Medal (35651 Sjt. G. Welbon. R.A.) A nice gallantry group awarded to Sgt.George Welborn of the Royal Field Artillery. On the 30th August 1915 he went to French theatre of operations with the RFA where he was awarded the Military Medal for gallantry in the field whilst serving with the 107th Royal Field Artillery. After further investigation the 107th was an artillery howitzer battery which saw service with the 3rd Divisional Brigade which served through out the war.. News of his award was published in the London Gazette dated 18th October 1917. This award was later accompanied with the WWI Trio of the 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. These medals confirmed on service medal rolls. For reasons not clear the spelling of his surname of Welborn on his MM and the spelling of Welbon on the WWI service campaign Trio is more to do with administration error. As all medals have the same service number of 35651. (with copy MIC, London Gazette and medal rolls)
GROUP OF FOUR. Sjt George S. Evans. The Queen’s Regiment Awarded to Sergeant George Spanton Evans of The Queen’s Regiment serving with the 7th Battalion Royal West Surreys. 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal (G-1627 SJT. G. S. EVANS. THE QUEEN’S R.) and Defence Medal 1939-45 MIC indicates he was sent to the French Theatre of Operations 27th July 1915. The Battalion later served at The Somme in 1916 in The Battle of Albert capturing their objectives near Montauban etc. (with copy MIC & medal roll)
GROUP OF SEVEN. Brigadier Walter Richard Shilstone. Royal Artillery MBE. Breast Badge of a Member of the British Empire. (Hallmarked London 1917), British War Medal, Victory Medal (MAJOR W.R.SHILSTONE.), 1939-45 Star, Defence Medal 1939-45,War Medal 1939-45 and Coronation Medal 1937 (Geo VI). Awarded to Brigadier Walter Richard Shilstone, Royal Artillery. He was commissioned into the Royal Artillery later promoted to Lieutenant on the 18th December 1910. London Gazetted 6th January 1911. In August 1914 stationed at Woolwich and in October 1914 was promoted to Captain. During the Great War he was based in the UK in charge of the Canadian and American Inspection Section for the Ministry of Munitions. For his services he was awarded the MBE, London Gazetted 7th January 1918. He later left UK to serve in the French Theatre of Operations on the 18th October 1918. By this time he been promoted to rank of Major. He was promoted 1st November 1935 to Lieutenant Colonel. Promoted later to Colonel on the 4th June 1937 whilst serving with the Royal Artillery. London Gazetted 15th June 1937. Awarded the King George VI Coronation Medal to his accession to the thrown in 1937. Between the wars he served as Chief Instructor with the British Military Mission to Egypt between 5th June 1936 till later part of 1939. Served in peacetime Europe with the British Army between 1st October 1939 till 1940 with the rank of Acting Brigadier. Serving with the BEF (British Expeditionary Force) with the rank of Brigadier in France commanding the 3rd Anti Aircraft Brigade. Records note he resigned his commission on the 10th May 1942. Retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. (with copy MIC, medal roll, MBE London Gazette 4th January 1918, Coronation Medal 1937 medal roll, London Gazette 6th January 1911, 7th January 1918, 15th June 1937 papers etc)
GROUP OF SEVEN. Imperial Austro-Hungarian Service Group Imperial Austro-Hungarian Service Group from the Great War. Imperial German Iron Cross 2nd Class, Third Reich War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords, Frederick-August Medal (Bronze issue), Austrian Commemorative Medal for WWI, Hungarian Commemorative Participation Medal and Hungarian Commemorative 1915-1918 War Medal. Mounted on pin bar for wear.
GROUP OF SIX. Captain V. D. Godley. 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment A interesting Sicily campaign group awarded to Captain Vincent Dorian Godley. 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal 1939-45, War Medal 1939-45 and General Service Medal 1918-62 Clasp Malaya ( CAPT. V. D. GODLEY. GEN. LIST.) Vincent Dorien Godley was born 22nd August 1915. On enlistment his occupation was recorded as farmer, on the 22nd June 1934 he joined the 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards in Middlesborough. Papers show he served as a Lance Corporal then promoted to Lance Sergeant with the Coldstreams. He was discharged from the Guards in 1941. Captain Vincent Dorien Godley is mentioned as receiving his Regular Army Commission as 2nd Lieutenant on the 17th March 1941. Later receiving promotion to Lieutenant 1st October 1942. Records show that in July 1943 serving with the Northants Regiment he took part in the Sicily Landings (Operation Husky) as Platoon Commander of 'C' Company. Involved in operation on the main beaches later moving inland towards main advance on Syracuse. After taking it C Company then advanced onto Priolo North of Syracuse. War Diary for the 2nd Bn. Northamptonshire Regiment of the 10th July 1943. Reports heavy fighting as they entered orchards south of Priolo against German and Italian Forces. German Forces of the Hermann Goering Division where reported well dug into positions of heavy covered undergrowth. Fighting was heavy and the Battalion took heavy casualties. Reports mentioned heavy confrontations between British Sherman tank armour and German anti-tank resistance east of the town. It was only later the town of Priolo was taken on the 12th July 1943 after stiff resistance was destroyed by further operation involving heavy artillery . Later reports showed that enemy forces had moved out of the town of Priolo. He was later promoted to Temp. Captain on the 30th January 1944. After the end of the war he is mentioned in the Army List for January 1946. Later serving in the Malaya confrontation being awarded the GSM 18-62 Malaya Campaign Medal. (with copy Officers Attestation Papers, War Diary extracts for 29th June 1943 to 12th July 1943 (2nd Bn. Northampton's) & London Gazette 30th May 1941. Original Letter of confirmation from Northampton Borough Council. Requesting information on recipient.)
Group of Six. Commander Arthur P. N. Thorowgood. Royal Navy A fascinating group awarded to Commander Arthur Penton Napier Thorowgood of His Majesties Royal Navy. Distinguished Service Order (GeoV), 1914-15 Star (Lt.Commr. A.P.N. Thorowgood, D.S.O., R.N.), British War, Victory Medal with MID (Commr.A.P.N. Thorowgood, R.N.), Defence Medal and War Medal 1939-45. Born in Madras on the 19th January 1884 in India. His father was a Civil Engineer and lived in Wimbledon. On the 15th January 1900 he joined the Royal Navy and trained on the Training ship HMS Britannia as a Midshipman, 19th January 1903 whilst serving on HMS Royal Sovereign a battleship of 14,150tons he was promoted to Sub Lieutenant also later served on HMS Contest a Destroyer. 30th September 1905 promoted Lieutenant whilst serving aboard HMS Hogue a cruiser of 12,000 tons. On the 30th September 1913 he was promoted to Lieutenant Commander whilst stationed at HMS Pembroke. On the 27th June 1916 he was transferred aboard HMS Arethusa a cruiser of 3,500tons in which she was in action at Heligoland 1914 in which Lt. Cdr Arthur P. N. Thorowgood was mentioned in Dispatches. Records shows Lt Cdr. Arthur P. N. Thorowgood whilst serving onboard HMS Arethusa in company with First and Third Flotillas was involved in an action on the 28th August 1914. In which the HMS Arethusa made chase enemy Destroyers, in which a naval action followed involving other British naval vessels. The enemy who had numerous Destroyers and Torpedo Boats were attacked in an engagement in Heligoland Bight. During the action “Arethusa” received heavy fire from enemy Cruisers and Destroyers. A special recommendation was made to Lt Cdr. Arthur P. N. Thorowgood of “Arethusa” for the able manner he prepared the ship for being towed in the dark out of sight of any warships. This was due to heavy battle damage which was made upon her in the action at Heligoland Bight. The London Gazette 23rd October 1914. He was later recommended for promotion to acting Commander in 1916 by Rear Admiral Kerr.31st July 1916 he was promoted to acting Commander. In December 1917 recommended for promotion by Commodore Hereage to Commander. 31st December 1917 he was promoted to Commander. On the 17th May 1918 awarded the DSO (Distinguished Service Order). The London Gazette 17th May 1918. He was awarded DSO for operational services in the Mediterranean. Records show that Cdr Arthur P. N. Thorowgood was also present at three other major naval actions other than just Heligoland Bight on the 28th August 1914. The other three are Cuxhaven 25th 1914, Dogger Bank 24th January 1915 and the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. He continued serving in the Navy until his retirement 25th June 1920 on his own request. (with copy RN service record, medal roll, London Gazette for DSO, London Gazette for MID, Gazette supplement and naval overview.)
GROUP OF SIX. Driver S. Francis R.A.S.C. attached to 5th Black Watch. Military Medal, (Geo VI). (T/230936 Dvr. S. Francis, R.A.S.C.), 1939-45 Star, AfricaStar, ItalyStar, France and Germany Star, War Medal 1939-45. An exceptional Second World War "Mareth" Line operations "Immediate" M.M. group of six awarded to Driver S. Francis, Royal Army Service Corps, who was attached to the 5th Battalion, Black Watch as an ambulance driver. His Military Medal was printed in the London Gazette on the14th September 1943. The "Mareth" line in which the following action took place was near the border of Tunisia and Tripoli in North Africa in which the British under the leadership of General Bernard Montgomery was in action against Rommel's dreaded Africa Corps. The immediate recommendation, approved by Montgomery, states: 'Driver Francis is a motor ambulance driver (in 174 Highland Field Ambulance) attached to the 5th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment). On the night of 24-25 March 1943, an attack was put in by a company of the Battalion with an artillery barrage. The enemy retaliation was heavy. The track from the Regimental Aid Post to the Advanced Dressing Station, a distance of three miles, being under constant shell fire. Driver Francis, although his vehicle was hit several times, completed five journeys along this track with casualties, until the Regimental Dressing Station had been cleared. Throughout the campaign he has done consistently good work and has shown great courage and devotion to duty.', The night of 24-25 March 1943 proved especially costly to the 5th Battalion, Black Watch, the first casualties being inflicted when our own artillery barrage came down on one of the two forward companies on the start line. The Company Commander was mortally wounded, the second-in-command killed, a third officer lost a leg, and almost every man in the Company was either killed or wounded. (with typed copy describing events leading to Dvr. Francis's M.M., copy of Operational report made by the Divisional Commander of the 174 Highland Field Ambulance, granting an "immediate award to Dvr. Francis". (copy of London Gazette 14th September 1943 and copy documented history and extracts from "The Black Watch & the King's Enemies").
GROUP OF SIX. W.O.1st Class Harold Holmes. Royal Engineers Awarded to Warrant Officer 1st Class Harold Vivian Charles Holmes of the Royal Engineers. 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal 1939-45, War Medal 1939-45, Queens Coronation 1953 (EIIR) and Army Long Service & Good Conduct "Regular Army" fixed bar. 1870189 W.O.CL. 2. H.V.C. Holmes. R.E.) Coronation medal confirmed. (with copy Coronation 1953 medal roll).
GROUP OF TEN. C.P.O. A.H. Hayward, Telegraphist. Royal Navy Awarded to Chief Petty Officer A.H. Hayward, Telegraphist. Royal Navy. Serving in World War II and later served in the Korean War. Then later receiving his Long Service Good Conduct Medal. Naval General Service 1918-62. Bar Palestine 1936- 1939. (JX.133729 A.H. Hayward. L.TEL. RN), 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star , Burma Star clasp Pacific, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Korean War Medal ( C/JX 133729 A.H.Hayward C.P.O. TEL.R.N.), UN Korean War Medal and Royal Naval Long Service & Good Conduct (JX.133728 A.H.Hayward. C.P.O. Tel. HMS Pembroke).
GROUP OF THREE 3437 Thomas Qualter 21st Foot (Royal N. B. Fusiliers) Awarded to Private Thomas Qualter served with the 1st Battalion, 21st Foot (Royal North British Fusiliers). Crimea Medal 1854-56, Clasps Alma, Sebastopol. (3437 P. THOMAS QUALTER. 21st R. N. B. FUSILIERS.) Army Long Service & Good Conduct (3437. T. QUALTER. 1ST BN 21ST FOOT.) Turkish Sardinia (3437 T. QUALTER 21. R,N.B. FUSILIERS) Records show he served in the Crimea Campaign and served in both Sebastopol and Alma. Records show he received his Sebastopol Clasp on the 7th December 1855. Later received his second clasp Alma in January 1856. On the 1st April 1871 Private Thomas Qualter was recommended the award of the Army Long Service & Good Conduct. Medal sent to depot of which his regiment was stationed on the 5th October 1871. (with copy Crimea Medal 1854-56, Army L.S. & G.C.,Turkish Sardinia medal roll)
Group of Three. 14723582 Pte Benjamin Pritchard, 2nd Bn East Lancashire Regiment 1939-45 Star, Burma Star and War Medal 1939-45. Awarded to Private Benjamin Pritchard, 2nd Bn. East Lancashire Regiment Born on 8th April 1923. Private Benjamin Pritchard on joining the army he served with 'The Kings Own', where he got his basic training at the outbreak of war. Later on he transferred to 2nd Battalion East Lancashire Regiment as 14723582. Private B Pritchard. His Regiment was part of the 36th Division which was sent to the Far East as part of the operation in Burma, against the Japanese serving between 1944 to 1945. The 2nd Battalion part of the 36th Division was under the command of Field Marshall Sir Francis Wogan Festing. A rather interesting group complete with original photo's of recipient in uniform plus two photo's one a group photo of recipient with colleagues. The other portrait of him whilst in Burma. Included are his dog tags, regimental cap badges for both the 'Kings' and the 'E. Lancs'. A cloth shoulder flash, Silver sports medallion. Also included is his 'For Loyal Serve' lapel badge awarded due to him being wounded at some point whilst serving with the East Lancashire Regiment. Medal confirmation slip included to confirm his medal entitlement. A theatre ticket for the 'Elite' theatre in Calcutta plus more items etc. (with original selection of photographs of recipient in uniform in UK and Far East, Dog tags, cap badges East Lancashire Regiment and The Kings Own, cloth shoulder flash 'The Kings Own', Lapel badge 'For Loyal Service', Medal confirmation slip, Theatre ticket for the Elite in Calcutta plus some newspaper cuttings.
GROUP OF THREE. Cecil Leonard Harland of B.R.C. & St. J.J. A rather nice group awarded to Cecil Leonard Harland of British Red Cross & St John Jerusalem. British War Medal, Victory Medal ( C. L. HARLAND B. R. C. & ST. J. J.) and Belgium Civil Decoration 1st Class (not named as issued). Served European Theatre of Operation embarked and served between 6th November 1917 till 31st January 1919. These dates as recorded on Medal Index Card. Service could be earlier, further research would have to be made to ascertain confirmation of Belgium Civil Decoration 1st Class award. As far as the medals concerned they seemed to have been issued and awarded at the same time. (with copy MIC and medal roll)
GROUP OF THREE. Charles Calf Carpenter serving with Her Majesty's Royal Navy. Egypt Medal 1882 (P.C. Calf. Carps. Crew HMS 'Inconstant'), Royal Naval Long Service & Good Conduct (P.C. Calf. Divl. Carpr. HM Coast Guard.) and Khedives Star 1882. Awarded to Philip Charles Calf, born 1st December 1857 in Falmouth, Cornwall. He enlisted in the Royal Navy on the 27th March 1879. Records indicate he signed up for 10 years service with the Navy with a completion of engagement 27th March 1889. Notes indicate that at the time of joining his civil trade was noted as carpenter. He joined the Navy with the rating of Carpenters Crew. His first ship which he served on was HMS Indus an 80 gun vessel with a length of 188 ft 6in, with a displacement of 2653 tons. He served on this vessel until the 28th November 1879, followed by service in many other naval vessels until the Egyptian campaign. He joined HMS Inconstant a cruiser, 16 gun vessel with a displacement of 5780 tons. Period of service onboard HMS Inconstant was from 1st November 1881 through to the 16th November 1882. After serving onboard HMS Inconstant he then went on to serve on a number of ships until he was finally pensioned off. His last ship was the battleship HMS Belleisle with a displacement of 4,870 tons, speed 12.1 Knots with a compliment of 249 men. He served for a short period between 8th November 1890 until 17th November 1890. After leaving the navy he then joined HM Coast Guard. (With copy Naval service record, medals rolls and Ship data)
GROUP OF THREE. Driver Ronald Morris. Royal Army Service Corps. 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star and War Medal 1939-45. Awarded to T/1456873 Driver Ronald Morris of the Royal Army Service Corps. Records indicate he was born in 1924 and before the war his occupation was a Warehouseman. He qualified as a Driver in the Corps on the 5th May 1943. His conduct whilst in the service was exemplary.He served with the colours for 4 years 187 days. Serving in the Territorial Army for 4 years and 270 days. Records indicate and confirm medals awarded. Whilst with the Territorial Army papers indicate Driver Morris was recorded as medically unfit for any future service. (with copy certificate of service and ministry of pensions).
GROUP OF THREE. Leading Seaman Ivor Bentley Jones, Royal Navy. Awarded to P/JX 145512 Leading Seaman Ivor Bentley Jones served with Royal Navy. 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star & War Medal 1939-45 (IVOR B. JONES. PJX 145512. H.M.S. DUNEDIN NOV 1941). Killed in Action on 24th November 1941 aged 21, whilst serving on HMS Dunedin. She was a 'D' class cruiser of 4,850 tons built and completed in 1919. Records show she was attacked and sunk by an enemy U Boat U-124. Her captain was KrvKpt. Johann Mohr (Knights Cross) All medals were named officially on request of family. (with copy CWGC, HMS Dunedin Ships Company Casualty List, Overview U-124 & RN Warships WWII Listing)
Group of Three. Nurse Orderly J. H. Stisted. Serbian Relief Fund Awarded to Nurse Orderly J. H. Stisted who served with the Serbian Relief Fund as a civilian nursing unit. British War Medal, Victory Medal ( J. H. STISTED), Serbian Samaritans Cross (not named as issued) with duplicate miniature set. Details confirm she was working as a civilian nursing orderly. Service records, medal index card confirm her service in Serbia and medal roll indicates she served with the Seaforth Highlanders between February 1915 to July 1915, before commencing service in Serbia. For her services in the Balkans Nurse Orderly J. H. Stisted was awarded Serbian Samaritans Cross. Medal mounted on original pin with British War Medal and Victory Medal. As a nursing orderly she was part of the Serbian Relief Fund sponsored by the Scottish Women's Hospitals, the early Serbian Relief Fund units were staffed by both men and women, though mostly the latter, but they always had a woman administrator. By mid-November 1914 the first SRF unit, commanded by Leila, Lady Paget, reached Serbia to establish a fine 600-bed hospital on a hill outside Skoplje in the southern part of the country. (with copy medal roll and Operation History)
GROUP OF THREE. Private J. G. Graham. MM, 5th Yorks Light Infantry Awarded to Private James Glass Graham of the 5th Yorkshire Light Infantry. Recipient originally enlisted with Durham Light Infantry before being attached to the 5th KOYLI when upon he was awarded his Military Medal. Award was London Gazetted on the 23rd July 1919, Approved by His Majesty the King for his bravery in the field.Service records indicate he served with the: 1/9th Durham Light Infantry, 10th Yorks Light Infantry, 1st Yorks Light Infantry and 5th Yorks Light Infantry. Records indicate he was late discharged 25th March 1918. (with copy MIC, medal roll, Regimental War Diary, MM award slip and London Gazette).
GROUP OF THREE. Private Walter J.Clarke. 8th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Awarded to Private Walter J.Clarke. 8th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. British War Medal, Victory Medal and Defence Medal. Notes show on the 1900 Birth Census that Walter Jesse Clarke was born in Reading Berkshire. Whilst serving with the Berkshire’s he was wounded age 19 years and was discharged from the army on the 19th December 1918 aged 19 years. (with copy MIC, Medal / Silver War Badge rolls and further papers)
GROUP OF THREE. Pte. A.Sjt. Ernest D.Ingram. R.A.O.C. Awarded to Private (Acting Sergeant) Ernest Douglas Ingram of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps.British War Medal, Victory Medal (022034 PTE. E.D. INGRAM. A.O.C.) & Meritorious Service Medal (GeoV) issue. (022034 PTE. A.SJT. E.D. INGRAM. R.A.O.C.). Private Ernest Douglas Ingram was born 4th August 1895.Serving with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps records show he was sent over to France the French Theatre of Operations with the rank of Private. On the 18th January 1919 was awarded Army Meritorious Service Medal whilst serving with the rank of Lance Corporal (A/Sgt) for services in Flanders, France. Records show that after the war he was placed on the Z Reserve list on the 17th February 1919. (with copy MIC, medal roll, M.S.M. award slip and London Gazette)
GROUP OF THREE. Pte. Frank Gould. The Queens Regt & R. Berks R. British War Medal & Victory Medal G-68947 Pte. F. Gould. The Queen's R., General Service Medal 1918-62, Clasp N.W. Persia. 5330033 Pte. F. Gould. R. Berks. R. Awarded to Private Frank Gould of The Queen's Regiment. (R.W.S.R.), later Royal Berkshire Regiment . The WWI Pair is the only entitlement. for the WWI camapign. (with copy MIC, Pair & GSM rolls).
GROUP OF THREE. S/Sgt E. Rodgman. 7th Commissariat Transport Corps. Awarded to 1134 3rd Class Staff Sergeant E. Rodgman of the 7th Commissariat Transport Corps. South Africa Medal, Clasp 1879. (T/1134. Corpl. E. Rodgman. A.S. Corps) Egypt Medal 1882-89, Clasp Suakin 1885. ‘Dated 1882’. (1134. 3.CL:S.Sergt. E. Rodgman. 7th Co. C & T.C.) & Khedive Star 1882 (1134. E. Rodgman. C & T. Corps). (Copy medal rolls)
GROUP OF THREE. Sergeant N. Glaister. Royal Air Force. General Service Medal 1918-62 with bar Malaya. (1923262 Act. Cpl. N. Glaister. RAF.) Combined Service Medal 1962 bar South Arabia (C1923262 Sgt. N. Glaister.RAF.) and Royal Air Force Long Service & Good Conduct (c1923262. Sgt N. Glaister.RAF.) Mounted on Pin for wear. Mounted by Spink & Son Ltd.
GROUP OF THREE. Sgt William G. Creed of the R.A.F.V.R. An outstanding group awarded to Sgt William George Creed of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, serving with the 221 Squadron base at RAF Luca Aerodrome, Malta. Later to lose his life on operational service on the 2nd February 1943. Group comes with 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Clasp North Africa 1942-43, War Medal 1939-45 and School Sports Medal "Andover & District Schools League Cup Winners 1931-32. Upper Clatford" To W. Creed. Silver Hallmarked. He was part of a select few who crewed one of only a few hand full of serviceable Wellington bombers still flying on the island of Malta. The only allied held island in the Mediterranean. Sgt William Creed was a waist gunner on one of six Wellington bombers which had been converted into either special/ torpedo carrying Wellingtons. He was stationed with 38 Squadron based in Malta in 1942. Records show that he took part in many operations against the Axis forces. The squadron was involved in many operations covering mine laying (parachute mines) sorties over Tobruk. Bombing convoys off Crete, bombing operations over Mersa, Matruh, Shallufa and Tobruk etc. Details also show that the squadron took part in many torpedo strikes on convoys around Crete, Sicily and Tunisia. Operational sorties covered a period from the 18th June 1942 till 2nd February 1943. On the 2nd February 1943 Sgt William Creed took part in an operational sortie taking off from Luca Aerodrome to attack an enemy convoy but his Wellington he was in failed to return, Wellington no. HX398, 221 Squadron . It was one of these operations carried out that transcripts picked up by the Allies recorded the following signals from Rommel's Headquarters to High Command. This was after one of his supply ships Proserpina being hit off the Tobruk coast. *message reads as follows:"If every possible method is not used fourth with to send us petrol, there is no prospect of success" Reason for this was, operations carried out by Sgt William Creed's Squadron affected Rommel's capacity to operate his Panzer and motorised 21st Panzer Division in North Africa. Hence his critical decision to send message to high command. It was on Sgt William Creeds last sortie that he was reported as missing presumed killed in action. on the 2nd February 1943. Killed at the age of 22. He is remembered on the Malta Memorial. Please note this group comes with extensive research on both recipients operation sorties, reports from German and Axis Forces. (with original and copy photos of recipient, operational records, CWGC, Operational diaries, Radio transcript, Italian military archives etc.)
GROUP OF THREE. Sister Norah A. Preston. Territorial Force Nursing Service British War Medal, Victory Medal (SISTER N.A.PRESTON.) and T.F.N.S. Cape Badge 'Tippet Medal'. A rather fascinating group awarded to Sister (Miss) Norah Atkinson Preston served with the Territorial Force Nursing Service. Research shows that she qualified as a nurse in mid September 1909. Document shows she was requested to join the Territorial Force Nursing Service on the 26th August 1914. In 1916 Sister Norah Preston was serving at the 2nd Northern General Hospital was situated at Beckett's Park Hospital in Leeds, Yorkshire. Later in 1916 she was fit for service duties and undertakes duties abroad on the 14th December 1916. On the 9th January 1917 she embarked for Salonica. Served at the 26th General Hospital, Salonika Force, Salonika. Sister Norah Preston was entitled to the pair, British War Medal and Victory Medal complete with her Territorial Force Nursing Service Tippet Cap Badge. (with copy MIC, Service Papers etc., Service documents, photo of recipient in uniform and original medal box of issue and BWM & VM Ribbons.)
GROUP OF THREE. Telegrathist F. Stephen. Royal Navy. A nice Korean War Group awarded to Royal Navy. Korea Medal (D/JX 712521. F. Stephens. Tel. R.N.), Naval General Service 1918-62. Clasp “ Near East ” (D/JX 712521. F. Stephens. L. Tel. R.N.) and UN Korea Medal.
Helmet Back Plate (QVC) Helmet Back Plate (QVC). Circa 1881-91 period issue. Three fixed loops at rear. On the front there is three attachments one at 10 o'clock and 2 o'clock with one single at 6 o'clock.On bottom tip two small holes maybe for a Horse or Sphinx fixture.
Highland Light Infantry Victorian Officers Scottish Dirk Belt Plate Highland Light Infantry Victorian Officers Dirk belt plate, circa 1881-1901. A seeded gilt rectangular belt plate. mounted with The Order of the Thistle in silver. Mounted with imperial crown and elephant monogram, centred by a bugle horn in the centre the HLI letters. Below bugle scroll inscribed "ASSAYE". At rear belt loops intacted.
Hitler Jugend Belt Buckle Hitler Jugend Belt Buckle. Bright nickel finish showing the HJ Eagle holding the HJ diamond symbol. Buckle show HJ motto “Blut und Ehre” (Blood and Honor). Proof marked RZM. Marker marked M4/24 by (Friedrich Linden, Ludenscheid).
Hitler Jugend Belt Buckle. Circa 1933-1936. Hitler Jugend Belt Buckle. Nickel Plated with Brass polished centre. Circa 1933 - 1936. Enlisted ranks issue belt buckle. Some surface ware to front of buckle.
Hitler Youth Diamond Cloth Insignia. Hitler Youth Diamond Cloth Insignia. HJ sports shirt and BDM sleeve insignia. Bevo Cloth Badge.
Hitler Youth District 'Landjahr' Sleeve Cloth Triangle. Hitler Youth - WWII German Nazi HJ Hitler Youth District Sleeve Triangle 'Landjahr'. Issued to BDM/JM personnel.
Hitler Youth District 'Nord Niederfachfen' Sleeve Cloth Triangle. Hitler Youth - WWII German Nazi HJ Hitler Youth District Sleeve Triangle 'Nord Niederfachfen'. Originally introduced in 1st January 1933. In April 1934 wear of district sleeve triangle was extended to include BDM/JM personnel.
Hitler Youth District 'Weft Ruhr-Niederrhein' Sleeve Cloth Triangle Hitler Youth - WWII German Nazi HJ Hitler Youth District Sleeve Triangle 'Weft Ruhr-Niederrhein'. Issued to BDM/JM personnel.
Hitler Youth Pair of Shoulder Straps Hitler Youth Pair of Shoulder Straps. Un-issued pair with manufactures label still attached. Original makers label by RZM, Hersteller no. A4 86. with diamond logo. Reichszeugheisterei Der NSDAP No 422845. Shoulder straps with red piping trim with machine embroidered numerals number '564' on black Rayon boards.
Hitler Youth Proficiency Award. Cloth insignia Hitler Youth Proficiency Award. Cloth insignia.Machine woven direct on cloth. Un-used example.
Hitler Youth Sports Attendants Badge Hitler Youth Sports Attendants sleeve badge. Cloth woven with red machined lettering on to black background reading "H.J.=Sportwart".
Hitler Youth. 1935 National Youth Meeting Pin Badge Hitler Youth. 1935 National Youth Meeting.Pin Badge. Maker R. Sieper & Sohne, Ludensheid.
Hitler Youth. 1938 Rally Badge. Hitler Youth. 1938 Rally Badge. Marked W.Redo Saarlautern.
Honourable Artillery Company NCO's Waist Belt Clasp Honourable Artillery Company Victorian NCO's Waist Belt Clasp. Circa 1855-1901. A nice silver and gilt scarce example marked on both halves. Circled around the silver H.A.C. grenade at centre, inscription reads "Honourable Artillery Company". Centre grenade bears crowned "VR" cypher. Two parts marked "11". Both end with ornate swags in heavy gilt.
Honourable Artillery Company Officers Button. Honourable Artillery Company Officers Button. (QVC) Back marker 'Jennens & Co, London' (POW Feathers).Circa 1855-1901. Silver/White metal construction. Size 25mm. VGC.
Household Cavalry Life Guards Pouch Badge. Household Cavalry Life Guards Officers gilt pouch badge. EIIR issue. Complete with three blade attachments at rear.
Household Cavalry Officers Pouch Badge Household Cavalry Officers Pouch Badge. An original example excellent condition with 6 intact lugs at reverse. Badge in gilt on brass.
Imperial German 15 Years Army Long Service Medal Imperial German Army Long Service Medal. 15 years Military Service. Prussian bronze issue.
Imperial German 25 Years Army Long Service Medal Imperial German Army Long Service Medal 25 years Military Service. Gilt issue.
Imperial German Iron Cross 2nd Class. Imperial German Iron Cross 2nd Class.
Imperial German WWI Black Wound Badge Imperial German WWI Black Wound Badge. Die Struck, hallow steel badge. Black enamel still visible. Pin attached at rear.
Imperial German WWI Black Wound Badge Imperial German WWI Black Wound Badge. Die Struck, hallow steel badge. Black enamel worn away on high points. Pin attached at rear.
Imperial German WWI Silver Wound Badge Imperial German WWI Silver Wound Badge. Die Struck, hallow steel badge. Silver enamel worn away on high points. Pin attached at rear.
Imperial German, Iron Cross 2nd Class Imperial German, Iron Cross 2nd Class.
Imperial Service Medal. Wilfred Alexander Holmes Imperial Service Medal. (EIIR) 'GRATIA' late 1955. Awarded to Wilfred Alexander Holmes served with the Ministry of Defence employed as a Process and General Supervisory Grade IV. London Gazetted 17th April 1975. Medal comes in original Royal Mint case of issue. (with copy London Gazette)
India Mutiny Medal 1858. John Brown 97th (The Earl of Ulster's) Regiment Awarded to John Brown serving with the 97th (The Earl of Ulster's) Regiment of Foot) Indian Mutiny Medal 1858, Clasp Lucknow (JOHN, BROWN.97th REGT.) He and his regiment served with the Jourpora Field Force in India under Brigadier General Thomas Harte Franks CB in actions at Chauda, Cawnpore & Sultanpur, and joined the main army under the commander in chief on the 4th March 1858. Being present at the siege and the capture of Lucknow. (with copy medal roll)
India Mutiny Medal 1858. John O'Brien. 1st Battn. 13th Lt. Infy. India Mutiny Medal 1858, No Clasp, John O'Brien. 1st Battn. 13th Lt. Infy. (with copy muster roll).
India Mutiny Medal 1858. Pte. A. McKinlay, 71st Highland Light Infantry India Mutiny Medal 1858, clasp Central India, Allan McKinlay, 71st Highland Light Infantry. Awarded to Private Allan Mckinlay, medal is confirmed on medal roll and confirmation of clasp on the K.J.Asplin 1998 roll. Please note in the British Battles & Medals notes only 119 medals issued to the 71st Highland Light Infantry. (with copy British Battles & medals, medal roll dated 1st Jan 1859 , Indian Mutiny medal roll 1857-1859 compiled by K.J.Asplin 1998 and Muster roll dated 1858.)
Indian Army L. S. & G.C. L-Naik Boota Singh. 2-11 Sikh Regiment. Indian Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal. (GeoVI). 13273 L-Naik Boota Singh. 2-11 Sikh Regiment. “Please note a couple of diagonal edge scars at 3 o’clock . Does not affect front or reverse.”
Indian General Service 1854 Bhim Sain. No.1 (Kohat) Mtn. By. Indian General Service 1854. Bar Waziristan 1894-5, Bhim Sain. No.1 (Kohat) Mtn. By. This is a rather interesting medal awarded in the fight against the Waziris tribesmen. This bar was authorized on the 1st September 1895 due to continual attacks by the Waziris, on the Afghan Frontier Delimitation Party. In which it was commanded by Colonel A.H.Turner. The casualties suffered by the tribesmen's side was heavy caused by the parties escort. Though to solve the issue it was not possible to deal with them effectively until more relief troops arrived. The Waziristan Field Force, commanded by Lieutenant- General Sir William Lockhart was formed on the 2nd December 1894, but disbanded 30th March 1895. The No.1 (Kohat) Mountain Battery was part a much bigger force of troops composed within the Waziristan Delimitation Escort, operating between 22nd october 1894 to 13th March 1895 . (with copy overview).
Indian General Service 1854. Private Edward Diss. 2nd Bn. R. West Surrey Regt. Indian General Service 1854. Bars Burma 1885-87 and Burma 1887-89. 513 Private Edward Diss. 2nd Bn. R. West Surrey Regt. (with copy service papers)
Indian General Service 1854. Private J. Brealey 4th Bn. Rifle Brigade. Indian General Service 1854, Bar Burma 1887-89, 6053 Pte. J. Brealey, 4 th. Bn.Rif.Brig. Records indicate he served between the 13th December 1888 to 31st March 1889, (with copy medal roll and confirmation)
Indian General Service 1854. Pte. Jesse Howard 4th Bn. Rifle Brigade Indian General Service 1854.Bar Jowaki 1877-8. 2744 Pte. Jesse Howard. 4th Bn. Rifle Brigade. (with copy medal roll).
Indian General Service 1854. Tpr A. Hughes. 7 Bty.1 Bde R.A. Indian General Service 1854-1895 Bar Burma 1885-7 4202 Trumpeter A. Hughes, No.7 Bty 1st Bde Northern Div. Royal Artillery. Scarce Rank.(with copy of Medal Roll)
Indian General Service 1895. Bhishti Akbar. 5th Bengal Cavalry Indian General Service 1895. Bar Waziristan1901-2. (EVII). Bronze issue (Bhishti Akbar. 5th Bl. Cav y.) Awarded to Bhishti Akbar of the 5th Bengal Cavalry.
Indian General Service 1895. Lieut. E. W. Bell. 3rd Bn. Rifle Brigade Indian General Service 1895. Bar Punjab Frontier 1897-98. (Lieut. E.W.Bell. 3d Bn.Rifle Bde.) Awarded to Lieutenant E.W.Bell who served with the 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Records note that he was issued his campaign medal on the 6th December 1898, being issued in Rawal Pindi. An interesting note is that the London Gazette dated Friday 11th January 1918 notes that the recipient has changed his name to Morrison-Bell. This maybe to reflect his changing status as he now held the rank of Major in 'His Majesties Yeomanry'. Plus in the London Gazette he held the temporary position of Lieutenant Colonel. Plus also there is a note pointing out he was getting Captain's net pay. (with copy medal roll, London Gazette and diary note).
Indian General Service 1895. Pte W. Burton. West Kent Regt. Indian General Service 1895. Bar Punjab Frontier 1897-98. 3198. Pte. W. Burton. 1st Bn.W. Kent Regt. (with copy service record and medal confirmation).
Indian General Service 1908. Clasp Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919. Pte. G.H. Parker. Royal West Kent Regt. Indian General Service 1908. Clasp Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919. G/11834 Pte. G.H. Parker. Royal West Kent Regiment. An interesting single campaign medal awarded to Private George Parker who saw service with the “17 / Specials” from the Royal West Kent Regiment. Details confirmed on medal roll. Later he was discharged service 31st March 1920. (with copy MIC and medal roll)
Indian General Service 1908. Pte. C. Dann. Norfolk Regiment. Indian General Service 1908. Clasp Waziristan 1919-21. 5764320 Pte. C. Dann , Norf. R. Awarded to Private Charles Dann. 2nd Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Served with the 2nd Royal Sussex Regiment service no. 10387. (with copy MIC & medal roll)
Indian General Service 1908. Pte. R. Skilling. Royal Berks Regiment. Indian General Service 1908. Clasp Waziristan 1921-24. 5330184 Pte. R. Skilling. R. Berks R. Awarded to Private Reginald Skilling of the 1st Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment. (with copy MIC & medal roll)
Indian General service 1908. Rfmn. Malang La. 3rd -7th Gurkha Rifles. India General service 1908. Clasps Malabar 1921-22 and Burma 1930-32. 710 Rfmn. Malang La. 3rd -7th Gurkha Rifles.
Indian General Service 1908. Sepoy Aslam Khan. Tochi Scouts Indian General Service 1908. Clasp Waziristan 1921-24. Sepoy Aslam Khan. Tochi Scouts.
Indian General Service 1908. Sepoy Sarwan Singh. 1-11 Sikh Regiment Indian General Service 1908. Clasp Mohmand 1933. 11894 Sep. Sarwan Singh. 1-11 Sikh. Regiment. Information from the "British Battles and Medals" 1-11th Sikhs is recorded as part of the "Line of Communication Troops" serving under Brigadier C.J.E.Auchinleck in the Mohmand operation campaign between 28th July to 3rd October 1933. (with copy overview).
Indian General Service 1936-39. Driver Ghulam Haider. R.I.A.S.C. (A. TPT) Indian General Service1936-39. Bar North West Frontier 1936-37. TB-26361 Driver Ghulam Haider. R.I.A.S.C. (A. TPT)
Indian General Service 1936-39. Head Constable Jagan Nath. Police Dept. Indian General Service 1936-39. Bar North West Frontier 37-39. (181. HD. CONST. JAGAN NATH. POLICE DEPT.). Awarded to Head Constable Jagan Nath serving with Indian Police Department (police Force).
Indian General Service. Clasp Jammu & Kashmir 1947-48. R.F. M. Gurung. Indian General Service. Clasp Jammu & Kashmir 1947-48. 5329902 R.F. Menbahadur Gurung. Medal instituted by the President of India on 5 June 1950 for active military service. The clasp Jammu and Kashmir 1947-48 was for specified actions during the first Indo-Pakistani war, 24 October 1947 to 1 January 1949, or for 180 days’ service otherwise in the region.
Indian Independence Medal, ‘15th August 1947’. Hav. Singh. A.S.C. Indian Independence Medal, ‘15th August 1947’. SR-3328556. Hav. Raghbir Singh. Army Service Corps.
Indian Service Medal Indian Service Medal, Campaign 1939-45.
Indian Service Medal Indian Service Medal. (Campaign Indian Forces Issue 1939-45 War Medal).
IRAQ Medal. S.Sgt. D.J.Tulk. Royal Signals IRAQ Medal, Clasp “19 Mar to Apr 2003”, Operation Telic. 24870648 SSgt. D.J.Tulk. Royal Signals. (with box of issue and silver rosette).
Italian Army Pioneer Shoulder Insignia Italian Army Pioneer Shoulder Insignia. Features a flaming grenade sitting on cross axes and sparks.Hollow stamped raised brass plate shoulder board. Three lugs attached to rear.
Italian Inter-Allied Victory Medal Italian Inter-Allied Victory Medal. Medaglia della Vittoria Interalleata by F.M.Loriolo & Castelli of Milan.
Italian Inter-Allied Victory Medal. Italian Inter-Allied Victory Medal. Medaglia della Vittoria Interalleata by Johnson of Milan.
Italian Opera Balilla Fascist Badge Italian Opera Balilla Fascist Badge. "Seavanzo Segvitemi Opera Balilla " Badge. By S.Johnson , Milano.
Italy Star Italy Star, Campaign Italy 1943-45
Italy Star, Campaign Italy 1943-45. Italy Star, Campaign Italy 1943-45.
Italy-German Africa Medal 1941. Italy-German Africa Medal 1941. (By De Marchis ‘Scare’).
Jubilee Medal 1935 Jubilee Medal 1935. "George V & Queen Mary".
Kaiser Wilhelm I Centenary Medal Imperial German Army. Kaiser Wilhelm ! Centenary Medal.
Khedive Star 1882. (Un-Dated) Khedive Star 1882. (Un-Dated)
Khedive’s Star un-dated with Tokar Bar. Khedive’s Star un-dated with Tokar Bar.
Khedive’s Star, ‘dated 1882’ Khedive’s Star, ‘dated 1882’
Kimberley Star. Defence of Kimberley 1899-1902. Kimberley Star. Campaign for the defence of Kimberley 1899-1902. warded to British and Local Forces in South Africa, Boar War campaign in the defence of the mining town of Kimberley.
Kings Cheshire Yeomanry Officers Button. Kings Cheshire Yeomanry. Officers Gilt (QVC)Button. Back marker: Jennens London. Size 20mm.
Kings Own Scottish Borderers Kings Own Scottish Borderers. Head-Dress badge, Imperial Victorian crown in white-metal. 1898 circa. Complete with two lugs at rear.
KOYLI Regimental Association. Lapel Badge KOYLI 'Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry', Regimental Association lapel badge. By Thomas Fattorini Ltd, Regents St, Birmingham.
Kreigsmarine Cap Tally Kriegsmarine Cap Tally. Machine embroidered gold thread on black cloth background.
Kreigsmarine, Junior Officers Breast Eagle Kreigsmarine Junior Officers Breast Eagle, Example removed from uniform tunic. Yellow gold embroidered eagle on a black cloth backing.
Kreigsmarine, Tropical. Carpenter Trained Personnel Cloth Badge. Kreigsmarine, Tropical. Carpenter Trained Personnel (Verwaltungsbermaat) Cloth Badge.
Kreisbauerntag 1:19.11.1935 Gera. Day Badge. Kreisbauerntag 1:19.11.1935 Gera. Day Badge. Circular bronze coloured badge with inscription around edge. National symbol with wheat and dagger entwined. At rear pin attachment present.
Kriegsmarine Artillery NCO's sleeve insignia Kriegsmarine Artillery NCO's sleeve insignia (with back plate). Metal insignia mounted onto black cloth fixed at rear onto metal back late.
Kriegsmarine Bevo Breast Eagle. Kriegsmarine Bevo Breast Eagle. Machine woven golden eagle on a black cloth background.
Kriegsmarine Cloth Cap Eagle Kriegsmarine Cloth Cap Eagle. A machine made cloth example, gold eagle on dark navay blue background.
Kriegsmarine Costal Artillery Cloth Eagle Kriegsmarine Costal Artillery Cloth Eagle. A machine made woven BeVo example. Gold Reichs insignia on a green cloth background.
Kriegsmarine Gunnery Artificer NCO's sleeve insignia Kriegsmarine Gunnery Artificer NCO's sleeve insignia (with back plate). Metal insignia mounted onto black cloth fixed at rear onto metal back late.
Kriegsmarine Sports Badge, U Boat Sailor cloth issue. Kriegsmarine Sports Badge, U Boat Sailor cloth issue. Machine woven with gold anchor on a navy blue oval background.
Kriegsmarine Trade Badge, , High Seas Fleet Admirals Staff HQ Kriegsmarine Trade Badge, Service direct to High Seas Fleet Admirals Staff HQ
Kriegsmarine's U-Boat Breast Eagle pin on Summer Tunic Badge. Kriegsmarine's U-Boat Breast Eagle pin on Summer Tunic Badge.
Kriegsmarine, Tropical. Medical Trained Personnel (Sanitatsobermaat) Departmental Cloth Badge. Kriegsmarine, Tropical. Medical Trained Personnel (Sanitatsobermaat) Departmental Cloth Badge.
Kyffhauser 1914-18 War Veterans Commemorative Medal. Imperial German Army. Kyffhauser 1914-18 War Veterans Commemorative Medal.
Ladies Nazi Sweet Heart Brooch A rather not so common ladies Nazi sweet heart brooch with imitation stones. Swastika in laid with imitation stones with a oak leaf surround. Marked 800 German silver. Pin on reverse in tacked. Missing one stone. Otherwise a rather nice brooch.
Light Infantry Officers Cloak Chain Light Infantry Officers Cloak Chain. Victorian gilt and silver fine example. Two circular two piece discs in gilt showing silver strung bugles at centre with outer turned rope surrounds in gilt. At rear three loop attachments. Connected by a gilt hook and chain fixed on one end.
Ludendorff, V. Grafe. Nazi Rally Badge Heil Hitler. Ludendorff, V. Grafe. Nazi Rally Badge. Enamelled with pin at rear. Marked RZM. M1/129 by Fritz Kohm, Prorzheim.
Luftsport Hilft Deutschland Day Badge Luftsport Hilft Deutschland Day Badge.Third Reichs German Sports Association Badge. Circular metal disc with orange inner disc at center a metal plane emblem. At rear a pin attached.
Luftwaffe Anti Aircraft Flak Badge Luftwaffe Anti Aircraft Flak Badge. Heavy Badge. Makers Marked WH. Pin attached at rear.
Luftwaffe Cargo Tag Luftwaffe Cargo Tag. Cargo Transport tag, Red tag used to indicate light weight cargo loads for air transportation. Weight class 5 kgs/11 Ibs.
Luftwaffe Cloth Breast Eagle Luftwaffe Cloth Breast Eagle. Cloth embroidered insignia.
Luftwaffe Medal Ribbon Bar Wehrmacht Medal Ribbon Bar of three.Displaying War Merrit Cross, 2nd Class with Swords (with cross swords emblem) and Eastern Front Medal, Russia 1941-42 and Luftwaffe Long Service Medal ( with eagle emblem). With attached pin for wear.
M43 Field Cap Insignia Late War M43 Field Cap insignia. Cloth machine woven late war issue for army issue field cap. Showing Reichs eagle and emblem with national cockade underneath.
Marksmanship Infantry Landyard 1936 Pattern Badge Marksmanship Infantry Lanyard early pattern 1936 badge. Oval Badge with cross swords on shield with Reich's eagle and insignia with oak leaves suuround. Fixture pins missing.
Marksmanship Infantry Landyard 1936 Pattern Badge Marksmanship Infantry Lanyard early pattern 1936 badge. Oval Badge with cross swords on shield with Reich's eagle and insignia with oak leaves surround. Claws present on reverse of badge.
Medaille Militaire 1870. Medaille Militaire 1870. France.
Medical Personnel, Specialist Badge. 'Kriegsmarine' Medical Personnel (Saitatsunterpersonnel) Specialist Badge. 'Kriegsmarine'
Memorial Plaque to Thomas George Taylor WWI Memorial Plaque named to Thomas George Taylor. A number of recipients to the same name on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission records. Plaque comes complete with original card envelope.
Mercantile Marine. William Nice Mercantile Marine. (William Nice) Service no. 115831. Based at Ipswich. Disc slightly loose. (with copy confirmation)
Messina Earthquarke Commemoration Medal Messina Earthquarke Commemoration Medal. Date 1908. Awarded to members of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and the Mercantile Navy.
Military Medal. Lance Corporal Albert Hancock. 57th Field COY R.E. Military Medal (16175L. CPL - A.2. CPL- A. HANCOCK. 57/F.COY. R.E.) Awarded to Lance Corporal Albert Hancock who was awarded the Military Medal whilst serving with the 57th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Notes indicate he was promoted Temporary Corporal 2nd Class. Awarded Military Medal (GeoV), mentioned in the London Gazette 13th September 1918. The 57th Field Company, Royal Engineers served with the 3rd Division during World War One. Later in 1915 the 57th where transferred to the 49th Division, West Riding. The company was at all major battle throughout World War One. Later during the final advance the 57th was transferred to the 49th West Riding.(with copy Military Medal Awarded Confirmation Slip, London Gazette 13 September 1918 and medal rolls
Minesweeper Badge. Minesweeper Badge. 'Kriegsabzeichen Fur Minensuch'. (with wartime pin repair).
N.S. Arbeitsdienst. ABTLG. 4/305 Braunschweig. N.S. Arbeitsdienst. ABTLG. 4/305 Braunschweig. Pin Badge. Circular Badge around edge in orange inscribe inscription. At Centre RAD symbol on white background. (maker marked 37. Ges-Gesch. 'RAJD'.) Pin attached at rear.
N.S.B.O. Third Reich Sports Vest Emblem N.S.B.O. (National Socialist Factory Cell Organization), known in German 'Nationalsozialistische Betriebszellenorganisation'. Sports vest issue, cloth Bevo machine woven issue. Maker by GES GESCH.
N.S.R.K.B. 25 Years Old Comrades Badge N.S.R.K.B. 'NS-Reichskriegerbund. Old Comrades Vet Association enamel lapel pin badge. By Maker Ges. Gesch, numbered '4'.
Nat. Soz, Frauenschaft Senior Women's Leaders Pin Badge Nat. Soz. Frauenschaft Senior Women's Leaders Pin Badge. Gilt and enamel. Maker ( RZM numbered '63')."Some enamel damage top left hand corner" As seen.
Nat. Soz, Frauenschaft Women's Staff Members Pin Badge Nat. Soz. Frauenschaft Women's Staff Members Pin Badge. Blue surround issued enamel. Small version. Maker ( RZM numbered '72'). As seen.
National Socialist German Workers Party Pin Badge National Socialist German Workers Party (NSDAP) members Pin Badge. Makers marked RZM no.M1/17. Pin attached at rear.
National Sozialistische D.A.P Membership Enamel Pin National Sozialistische D.A.P Membership Enamel Pin. Maker Marked M1/6 by RZM.
National Sozialistische D.A.P Membership Enamel Pin. National Sozialistische D.A.P Membership Enamel Pin. Maker Marked RZM by Ges. Gesch. Small issue. Some minor staining on enamel.
National Sozialistische D.A.P Membership Enamel Pin. National Sozialistische D.A.P Membership Enamel Pin. Maker Marked RZM by Ges. Gesch. Small issue.
NATO "FYROM" (MACEDONIA) NATO "FYROM" (MACEDONIA) Awarded to NATO Military and Service Personnel who served in military operations in which NATO Forces have taken part.
NATO "Non Article 5" NATO "Non Article 5. Awarded to NATO Military and Service Personnel who served in military operations in which NATO Forces have taken part.
Naval General Service. Able Seaman Luther Archer. HMS Fox Awarded to Able Seaman Luther Archer served with His Majesty’s Royal Navy. Naval General Service 1918-62. Clasp Persian Gulf 190-1914. (233238 L. ARCHER. A,B. H.M.S FOX.) He was born, 18th March 1888 in the parish of Chesterfield, Derby. At the time of his enlistment his civilian occupation was recorded as ‘Driver in Colliery’. He enlisted on 18th March 1906, at reaching his 18th birthday. Records indicate his home port was Devonport, he served on a number of capital ships. At the time of issue of his Naval General Service medal Able Seaman Archer was serving on HMS Fox. She was a Second Class Cruiser of about 4360 tons and armed with 26’inch main armour with 10 6pdr guns etc. Archer received his medal for his service in the Persian Gulf Campaign. Service record shows he later was involved with the Somali Campaign plus he saw action in World War I. (with copy service papers, medal rolls and varied research)
New Zealand Medal. Second War undated. 2597. Jas. Austin. Royal Artillery New Zealand Medal. Second War undated. 2597. Jas. Austin. Royal Artillery. Awarded to James Austin, born Taunton . Joined the army at the age of 19 years in 13th October 1860 . At the time his trade or occupation was a labourer. Records show that he was discharged from service on the 24th January 1865. (With copy medal roll, service record and overview)
New Zealand War Service Medal. New Zealand Ear Service Medal. Campaign 1939-45.
Northamptonshire Regiment, W.A. Pin Badge Northampton Regiment W.A. inscribed "Northampton Regt." and 'W.A.' on scroll. Maker by Thomas Fattorini, Regents St., Birmingham. Pin at rear.
NSFK Radio Operators Insignia NSFK Radio Operators Insignia. The National Socialist Flyers Corps (Nationalsozialistisches Fliegerkorps). BeVo embroidered NSFK symbol on two lightning bolts on a pair of wings in white. on a grey background onto a black background.
NSKK Motorgruppe Franken. Cap Insignia NSKK Motorgruppe Franken. Cloth Cap Insignia. Machine woven BeVo cloth badge. NSKK aluminum thread eagle over yellow woven triangle representing district area group.
NSKK Motorgruppe Ostland & Schlesien. Cap Insignia NSKK Motorgruppe Ostland & Schlesien. Cloth Cap Insignia. Machine woven BeVo cloth badge. NSKK silver thread eagle over burgandy woven triangle representing district area group. 1941 period issue.
NSKK Reichs Transport Corps. Cap Insignia. NSKK (Nationalsozialistiches Kraftfahr-Korps), Nazi Transport Corps cap insignia. Silver eagle with NSKK inscription and national emblem. Silver wire woven on a black cloth background.
NSRL bronze grade BeVo sports patch NSRL bronze grade BeVo sports patch. National Socialist League for Physical Training. Machine woven Golden eagle with Reich's symbol on a black cloth background. Worn issue.
Officers Bullion Grenade Collar Insignia's Officers Bullion Grenade Collar Insignia's. A Pair of gold wire bullion grenades on a black felt background.
Old Comrades East Surrey Regt. Lapel Badge Old Comrades East Surrey Regiment lapel badge. Maker by J.R. Gaunt.London.
Old Comrades WWI. German shooting award pin badge. Old Comrades WWI. German shooting award pin badge.
Old Comrades WWII issue pin Old Comrades WWII issue pin. Badge showing emblem of the old comrades association showing lighthouse symbol and Reich emblem on a enamel shield. Makers marked 'Ges. Gesch.'
Order of Saint Michael and Saint George Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, C.M.G., Commanders neck badge in silver gilt. Badge comes complete in original Garrard & Co award case. Original neck ribbon one side partially faded.
Order of St John's Serving Officers Breast Badge Order of St John's Serving Officers Breast Badge. 4th Type 1948-73 Circa. Ready to wear with pin attached at rear.
Order of the League of Mercy. Order of the League of Mercy. Early award issue, awarded to men and women who distinguished themselves in the support of hospitals. Instituted in the 1898 but was ceased in 1946 due to the league ceasing in 1947. The award was re established in March 1999. It comes complete with original case of issue by "Elkington & Co Ltd, Medalists".
Oxfordshire Light Infantry Button Oxfordshire Light Infantry. Back marker: Firmin & Sons Ltd 108 St. Martin’s Lane London. Circa 1881 – 1908. Silvered button (Very slight loss of silver on raised areas). Size 25mm.
Pacific Star Pacific Star, Campaign Area 1941-45.
Pacific Star. Clasp Burma Pacific Star. Pacific Campaign Area 1941-45. Clasp Burma
PAIR Asst/Nurse. M.A. McClew. Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. British War Medal & Victory Medal. (Asst./Nurse M.A.McClew). Nice group awarded to Assistant Nurse M.A. McClew serving with the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve. Notes indicate McClew is noted as being a special probationer serving at the MilitrayHospital in Colchester, dated from War Secretary’s List, War Office 3rd March 1917. The medal pair was McClew’s only medal entitlement. Assistant Nurse M.A.McClew saw service in Egypt from 18th January. Medals issued to her 5th July 1922. (with copy MIC, medal roll, 1911 census and service list)
PAIR & PLAQUE. Private Rufus Caine. 1st Bn. 6th Liverpool Regiment British War Medal & Victory Medal 51409 Pte. R. Caine. L'Pool R.) and Plaque (Rufus Caine). Awarded to Private Rufus Caine served with the 1st Battalion, 6th Kings Liverpool Regiment. On the 21st May 1918 Rufus Caine was killed in action whilst serving in France. Details noted in the War Diary of the 1st/6th Liverpool Regiment for the period 1st-31st May 1918. On the 2nd May 1918 an entree states casualties, one officer wounded, 2 other ranks wounded and 3 other ranks killed of which Private Caine was one of the casualties. Rufus Caine was born in Oldham and was a resident of Oldham before the war. Where he later enlisted with the 1st Battalion Liverpool Regiment when war broke out. (with copy MIC, medal roll, CWGC and War Diary)
PAIR. Acting Sergeant Willaim McEnnerey Oxford & Bucks L.I. British War Medal & Victory Medal (26945 A/Sgt. W. McEnnerney. Oxf.& Bucks. L.I.). Interesting pair of medals awarded to Acting Sergeant William McEnnerney. He served with the 21st Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps then served with the Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry where recipient was promoted to Acting Sergeant. Medal roll shows that he later served with the Royal Engineers. The pair was his only medal entitlement. (With copy MIC and Medal Roll).
PAIR. .Sjt. T. Jackson. Army Service Corps. British War Medal & Victory Medal. S4-243628. S.Sjt. T. Jackson. Army Service Corps. The pair is his only entitlement. Medals Come with original box of issue. (with copy MIC, medal roll & box of issue)
PAIR. 2nd Lieutenant. Walter W. J. Debenham. R.F.C. & R.A.F. British War Medal, Victory Medal (2/Lieut. W.W.J. Debenham. R.A.F.) Awarded to 2nd Lieutenant Walter William John Debenham, service no. 5675 of the Royal Flying Corps later Royal air Force. Born 10th October1896, Gospel Oak, Hampstead, London. Before the war in civilian life he worked as Bank Clerk with the Bank of England, still working at the time war broke out. He joined as a Air Cadet on the 23rd July 1917, commissioned on the 1st November 1917 joining the Royal Flying Corps, 'Military Wing'. Qualifying as a Fighter Pilot flying with 44 Squadron which served as 'Home Defence and Night Fighter Squadron' based at Hainault Farm in Essex. 44 Squadron was issued with the Sopwith Camel a single seat fighter plane these were to deal with the German Gotha Bombers. (with copy service record etc, Scanned Photo of Recipient, London Gazette and overview)
PAIR. 5491 Pte. Frank J. Russell, 7th Coy, Commissariat & Transport Corps Egypt Medal 'undated' Clasp Suakin 1885. (5491 Pte. F. Russell. 7th Co. C & T Dept.) & Khedive Star, 1884-6. Awarded to Private Frank James Russell, joined the army in Aldershot on the 9th July 1884. Recruited in Hoxton, London, county of Middlesex. Served with No 7 Company, Commissariat & Transport Corps.Embarked for Egypt campaign in February 1885 and was present at Suakin, later returning same year. Service papers promoted to lance corporal 16th September 1886.He was awarded the Egypt Medal with clasp Suakin 1885 plus receiving the Khedive 1884-6 medal for serving in the military campaign in Egypt.Further promotions followed year after promoted to the rank of Corporal 2nd Class, 1st April 1887. At this time he was serving as a Reserve in the Army Service Corps.On his attestation papers it shows he was later discharged from the Army 22nd July 1900.Medals confirmed in service papers. Medals mounted on a decorative buckle mounted suspension bar. (with copy medal rolls and attestation papers).
PAIR. Acting Sergeant Herbert Todd. Army Veterinary Corps, British Wat Medal & Victory Medal. TT-01245 A.Sjt. H.Todd. A.V.C. Awarded to Acting Sergeant Herbert Todd. served with the Army Veterinary Corps, Territorial Force. The pair is his only entitlement. (with MIC & medal roll)
PAIR. Acting Staff Sergeant Herbert E. Keeble. Army Ordnance Corps. British War Medal and Victory Medal (S-6154 A.S. Sjt. H. E. Keeble. A.O.C.) Awarded to Acting Sergeant Herbert Edmund Keeble of the Army Ordnance Corps, later prefixed by Royal. Later placed on the Section B list, 24th May 1919. 1911 Census indicates he was working as a clerk in civil life later joining A.O.C. in Woolwich. (with copy MIC, medal roll & 1911 Census).
PAIR. Band Sgt. G. Bonnett. 56th (W. Essex) Foot. 2nd Brig, 1st Div. Awarded to Band Sergeant George Bonnett of the 56th (West Essex) Foot Regiment part of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division. Crimea Medal, Clasp Sebastopol (G. BONNETT. BAND SERJT. 56TH REGT.) & Turkish Crimea Medal 'Sardinian issue' (2949 G. BONNETT 56TH REGT.) Records confirm Band Sergeant George Bonnett as receiving the Crimea Medal with the clasp Sebastopol. He served throughout the military campaign and at the of the Crimea Campaign he stayed in the army serving and remaining with the 56th who were garrisoned in Ireland. Whilst in Ireland. Further research show that in late August 1857 the Regiment embarked for India, it was then garrisoned in Bombay, with only small detachments it later engaged with the Mutineers. Sergeant Bonnett was not awarded the Indian Mutiny Medal, records show his name does not appear on the Medal Roll. The regimental records confirm that he died whilst on active service in Poona, India on 27th March 1860. The medals are mounted with laurel leaf suspension mounts by T.B. Bailey, Coventry. Regd. Oct 1856. No.3888. (with copy muster roll and medal roll etc).
PAIR. Charles W. Murray. British Red Cross with British Forces Victory Medal (C.W. MURRAY. B.R.C. & ST . J.J.) and The British Red Cross (Proficiency in Red Cross Nursing).(NOT NAMED) Awarded to Charles Wadsworth Murray who served with the British Red Cross contingent in WWI. Entered French theatre of operations on the 21st August 1915. He served over in France until 4th March 1916. (with copy MIC & medal rolls)
PAIR. Constable Edward R. Barrett. Defence Medal 1939-45, Police Long Service & Good Conduct (EIIR). Awarded to Const. Edward R.Barrett.
PAIR. Corporal G.M.Clarke. Auxilliary Territorial Service Awarded to Auxiliary Territorial Service. Defence Medal 1939-45 and War Medal 1939-45. W/112866 Cpl. G.M. Clarke A.T.S. (with badges and collar dogs).
PAIR. Cpl G. Allen. 2nd Bn.Devon Regiment British War Medal & Victory Medal. 68440 A.Cpl. G.E. Allen. Devon. R. An interesting pair awarded to Acting Corporal George Edward Allen. He served with the 2nd Battalion Devon Regiment but later served wit the 8th Battalion Gloucester Regiment. The medal pair was his only medal entitlement. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
PAIR. George Ray. Merchant Navy Awarded to George Ray served with the Merchant Navy. Service number 13535. British War Medal & Mercantile Marine War Medal (GEORGE RAY). Records show he was born in Croydon in the year 1860. Both medals confirmed in medal index card. (with copy medal index card)
PAIR. Gunner William Woodeson. Awarded to Gunner William Woodeson of the 11th Battalion Royal Artillery. Crimea Medal, Clasp Alma, Sebastopol, Inkermann, Balaklava. (GNR. W. WOODESON. 11TH BN. RL ARTY.) and Turkish Crimea Medal 'Sardinian issue'. William Woodeson was born in the Parish of Seale in Surrey on the 24th November 1811. (with copy medal rolls and general details)
PAIR. Nurse Alice Wodhams, French Red Cross A nice interesting group awarded to Nurse Alice Wodhams of the French Red Cross. British War Medal, Victory Medal (A. Wodhams.) Census 1911 record shows that Alice Wodhams was 28 years old when the census was taken. Living in Brackley, Northants in Manchester. Alice joined the nursing service and was part of the British Committee French Red Cross when war broke out. Entered the French theatre of operations in June 1916. Serving throughout the war until November 1918. (with copy MIC, medal roll, census 1911, general papers)
PAIR. PC. J. Doidge. S.Division. Metropolitan Police Coronation (Police) Medal 1902, (MET Police), Coronation (Police) Medal 1911, (MET Police), Awarded to PC. J. Doidge. S.Division.
PAIR. Private Albert Farrar. 11th Durham Light Infantry British War Medal & Victory Medal (71000 Pte. A. Farrar. Durh. L. I.), Silver War Badge (B3201) and Durham Light Infantry cap badge. Awarded to Private Albert Farrar of the 11th Durham Light Infantry. He enlisted with the regiment on the 23rd February 1917. Records confirm he was discharged from the Army on the 14th October 1918, whilst serving with the 6th D.L.I. Private Albert Farrar was discharge from Army aged 19 years and awarded Silver War Badge (B32301), The pair is his only medal entitlement. Silver War Badge is complete with pin and chain intacted plus DLI cap badge slide at rear intacted. (wit copy MC, medal roll and S.W.B. roll)
PAIR. Private Allan MacCuish 1st Cameron Highlanders British War Medal & Victory Medal. (S-32619 Pte.A. MacCuish. Camerons.). Nice package awarded to Private Allan MacCuish. 1st Cameron Highlanders. Complete with medal packaging addressed to recipient. (with copy MIC and medal Roll. Plus original medal box and envelope package.).
PAIR. Private B. W. Scaum. Coldstream Guards Queens South Africa, clasps Cape Colony , Orange Free State , Johannesburg , Diamond Hill & Belfast, Kings South Africa, clasps South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902. 9744 Pte. B.W.Scaum, Coldstream Guards (with copy medal rolls).
PAIR. Private Bertie Victor Pallant. The Queens Regiment British War Medal & Victory Medal (44941 PTE. B. V. PALLANT. THE QUEEN'S R.) Awarded to Private Bertie Victor Pallant of the Queens Regiment (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Later serving with the Labour Corps. The pair is his only medal entitlement. (with copy MIC & medal roll)
PAIR. Private Charles E. Goodwin.10th East Yorkshire Regiment British War Medal & Victory Medal. 54745. Pte. C. E. Goodwin. Awarded to Private Charles Edmund Goodwin. Served with the 10th East Yorkshire Regiment. Service papers indicate he enlisted into the army on the 25th May 1918 at the age of 19 years. Later discharged from service on the 23rd May 1919. He was awarded Silver Wound badge shown on medal index card and noted on roll. (with copy MIC, medal and SWB rolls)
PAIR. Private Charles Maddock. 4th Cheshire Regiment British War Medal and Victory Medal. (76922 PTE. C. MADDOCK. CHES. R.). Awarded to Private Charles Maddock of the 4th Cheshire Regiment, The pair is his only entitlement. Group comes complete with original postal envelope, box of issue and medal sleeve envelopes with silk ribbons. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
PAIR. Private Charles Tate. West York regiment British War Medal and Victory Medal (61039 PTE. C. TATE. W. York. R.). Awarded to Private Charles Tate who served with the 8th West Yorkshire Regiment. (with copy MIC and medal roll).
Pair. Private Christopher Scott, Royal Highlanders British War Medal & Victory Medal (S-15786 PTE. C. SCOTT. R. HIGHRS.). Awarded to Private Christopher Scott served with the 1st Royal Highlanders late 1st/6th Royal Highlanders. Entitled to pair only. (copy MIC and medal roll)
PAIR. Private E. A. Tanner. R.A.O.C. Awarded to Private E. A. Tanner of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Korean Medal (22225728 PTE. E. A. TANNER. R.A.O.C.) & UN Korean Medal. Mounted ready for wear with pin at rear.
PAIR. Private F. Harrison. Royal Scots. Casualty Private Frank Harrison served with the 13th Battalion Royal Scots later Killed in Action. British War Medal & Victory Medal (301987 PTE. F. HARRISON. R. SCOTS.) He was from Morland, Sowerby Bridge in Yorkshire. He enlisted on the 3rd October 1916 at Halifax 33rd Recruiting Area Office. He did his basic training followed by his posting with the Royal Scots on the 2nd June 1917. He was later posted to the French Theatre of Operations serving with the 13th Battalian. Records show he was attached to “D” Company. Private Frank Harrison serving the 13th Bn Royal Scots was killed in action on the 28th May 1918 in France. War Diary of the Royal Scots 1st May 1918 to 31st May 1918.Vol XXXV. On the night 28th the diary record noted that “D” Coy based at Stirling Camp in Cam Valley came under heavy shell fire. It was this action that Private Frank Harrison was one of three killed whilst the battalion was on trench and wiring duties they came under shell fire. The casualties also included 13 wounded all details were confirmed in field service report dated 30th May 1918. Private Frank Harrison was aged 20 years when he was killed he is remembered at the Duisans British Military Cemetery in Etrun, France near Pas de Calais. The pair comes with extensive paperwork. (with copy MIC, medal roll, enlistment papers, CWGC, war diary & service papers)
PAIR. Private Fredrick Simpson. 1st Battalion The South Yorkshire Regt. Indian General Service Medal 1854. Clasp: Jowaki 1877-8 . (2768 PTE. FREDK. SIMPSON. 51st FOOT.) and Afghanistan Medal. Clasp: Ali Musjid. (2768 PTE. F.SIMPSON, 51st REGT .) Polished on high points. Awarded to Private Frederick Simpson who served with the 1st Battalion. The South Yorkshire Regiment of the (Kings Own Light Infantry). Notes confirm on Afghanistan Roll that Private Frederick Simpson was put on the Army Reserve List on the 29th March 1880. (with copy IGS 1854 and Afghanistan Medal Roll)
PAIR. Private George Glover. 19th London Regiment. Awarded to Private George Glover served with 19th London Regiment. British War Medal & Victory Medal (97314 PTE. G. GLOVER. 19-LOND.R.). Medal roll indicates he later served with 3rd London Regment and the Royal Fusiliers. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
PAIR. Private J. Pearce, 11th London Regiment British War Medal and Victory Medal (4592 PTE. J. PEARCE. 11-LONDON.R). Awarded to Private James Pearce serving with the 11th London Regiment, Later serving with the 20th London Regiment. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
PAIR. Private James Daley, 2nd Rifle Brigade. Awarded to Private James Daley, 2nd Rifle Brigade. Queen Sudan Medal (4094 Pte. J. Daley. 2/R.Bde.) Kedive Sudan Medal Clasp Khartoum . ‘un-named’. A survivor of the Sudanese campaign only to of died of Enteric Fever at Ladysmith, South Africa 24th February. Records show he was awarded the Queen South Africa with single bar ‘Defence of Ladysmith’. (with copy medal rolls)
PAIR. Private John F. King. Labour Corps British War Medal & Victory Medal. (141946 Pte.J. King. Labour Corps). Awarded to Private John F. King serving with the Labour Corps. His pair was his only entitlement. (with copy MIC and medal roll)
PAIR. Private John Rowe Pickford Harold. 6th Dorset Regiment Awarded to Private John Rowe Pickford Harold of the 6th Dorset Regiment. British War Medal & Victory (20167 PTE. J. R. P. HAROLD. DORSET.). Born 1892 in Bridgend, Glamorgan. At the time of enlistment his civilian occupation was recorded as Bank Clerk. He was called up at the age of 24 years on the 31st January 1916. He was sent to the French Theatre of Operations. He served with the 1st Battalion Dorset’s as part of the British Expeditionary Force. He later was transferred to the 6th Dorset Regiment. (with copy MIC, medal rolls & Attestation Papers)
PAIR. Private Leonard Wagstaff. East Surrey Regiment British Way Medal & Victory Medal. (35437 PTE. L.WAGSTAFF. E.SURR.R.). Awarded to Private Leonard Wagstaff served with the 1st/5th East Surrey Regiment. The recipient survived the war and later settled in West Ealing. A nice group comes complete with original envelope, box of issue, ribbons and paper envelopes etc.(with copy MIC & medal roll).
PAIR. Private P. Burke. North Staff Regiment Queens South Africa, Clasp Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Johannesburg. (2713 Pte. P. Burke. North Staff. Regt.). Kings South Africa, Clasps South Africa 1901 & South Africa 1902. (2713 Pte.P. Burke. North Staff. Regt.). Rather nice pair awarded to 2713 Private P. Burke of the 2nd Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. On the KSA medal roll for 1901-1902 it indicates as recipient as been discharged from the Army shortly after the Boar War. (with copy medal rolls for QSA and KSA)
PAIR. Private S. Cook. Somerset Light Infantry. British War Medal & Victory Medal. (28363 Pte. S.Cook. Som. L.I.). Awarded to Private Stanley Cook serving with the Somerset Light Infantry, later attached to the Machine Gun Corps. Records show he Enlisted into the Somerset Light Infantry on the 30th August 1916. Notes Show he was also a recipient of the Silver Wound Badge. The pair was his sole medal entitlement. (with copy MIC, medal roll and SWB roll)
PAIR. Private Sidney Brittan. 1st Hampshire Regiment British War Medal & Victory Medal. 45493. Pte. S. Brittan. Hamps. R.. Awarded to Private Sidney Brittan of the 1st Hampshire Regiment. Papers indicate he later served with the 2nd Worcester Regiment. (swith copy MIC & medal roll).
PAIR. Private T. S. Grenfell. Devon Regiment British War Medal & Victory Medal. (56616 Pte.T.S.Grenfell. Devon ). R. Interesting pair awarded to Private Thomas S. Grenfell who served with the Devon Regiment. He later served with the 1st Battalion the 7th Labour Corps. His final transfer was to the Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry. These medals was his only entitlement of the war. (with copy MIC and medal roll)
PAIR. Private Thomas Henderson, 72 Highlanders, Regiment Awarded to Private Thomas Henderson of the 72 Highlanders Regiment. Crimea Medal, Clasp Sebastopol (3042. THOMAS HENDERSON. 72. HIGHLANDERS.) and Turkish Crimea Medal 'Sardinian issue' (not named.) Records confirm Private Thomas Henderson as receiving of the Crimea Medal with Sebastopol clasp. Born in the parish of Perth 23rd August 1834. On joining the army his civilian trade was recorded as weaver. Papers indicate that Private Thomas Henderson joined the British Army on the 23rd August 1854. After a short period of service Private Thomas Henderson was discharged from the regiment on the 6th January 1857. (with copy service papers & medal roll)
PAIR. Private Thomas R. Salmon. Kings Royal Rifle Corps. British War Medal & Victory Medal. (23293 PTE. T. R. SALMON. K.R.R.C.) Awarded to Private Thomas Ronald Salmon of the Kings Royal Rifle Corps, then later served with the Labour Corps. (with copy MIC & medal roll)
PAIR. Private Thomas Taylor. 1st/8th Lancashire Fusiliers British War Medal & Victory Medal (52428 PTE.T. TAYLOR. LAN, FUS.). Awarded to Private Thomas Taylr of the 1st/ 8th Lancashire Fusiliers. Medal index card indicates this was his only entitlement. (with copy MIC and medal roll).
PAIR. Private W. Molineaux, 1st Shropshire Light Infantry Awarded to Private W. Molineaux served with the 1st Battalion Shropshire Light Infantry. Egypt Medal ‘undated’. Clasp Suakin 1885 (1841. PTE. W. MOLINEAUX. 1/SHROPS: L.I.) and Khedive Star ‘undated’. Please note all medals awarded to recipient are confirmed on medal rolls and Egypt medal was noted and confirmed on 3rd May 1888 serving with 1st Battalion. (with copy rolls for both Egypt and Khedive Star)
PAIR. Private W. T. Hanks. 4th Rifle Brigade British War Medal & Victory Medal. S-26912 Pte W.T. Hanks. Rif . Brig. Silver war badge casualty awarded to S-26912 Private William Thomas Hanks who served with the 4th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Later transferred to the 34th London unit when he was awarded Silver War Badge. He was aged 32 years whilst serving in the army. SWB record notes him as being sick when he qualified (with copy MIC, medal and SWB rolls).
PAIR. Private W.S. Griffiths. Royal Welsh Fusiliers British War Medal & Victory Medal (57823 PTE. W.S. GRIFFITHS. R.W. FUS.) Awarded to Private William Samuel Griffiths serving with the 24th Royal Welsh Fusiliers late 43rd Royal Fusiliers. Pair only entitlement. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
PAIR. Private William Bartlett. 1st Bn. 4th Somerset Light Infantry British War Medal & Victory Medal. 2487 Pte. W. Bartlett. Som. L.I. with Neston F.C. Football League Medal. Awarded to Private William Bartlett served with the 1st Battalion 4th Somerset Light Infantry. Pair was his only entitlement. The Football Medal awarded for Bath & District League Division II, Runners up medal 1919-20. Neston F.C. (with copy MIC & Medal Roll)
PAIR. Sgt. E. Hardcastle. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry British War Medal & Victory Medal. 4378 Sgt. E. Hardcastle. K.O.Y. L. I. Awarded to Sergeant Ernest Hardcastle who served with the 1st Battalion, 4th Yorkshire Light Infantry. He saw service in French Theatre of Operations, entered France on the 9th July 1915. Service records shows he was discharged from the Army on the 30th March 1919. (with copy MIC and medal rolls).
PAIR. Sister Emma Margaret Surman, Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. Awarded to Sister Emma Margaret Surman served with Queens Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve. 1914-45 Star (SISTER E. M. SURMAN. Q.A.I.M.N.S.R.), Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. Cap Badge and original box of issue. Sister Emma M Surman was born 13th January 1881 in Hasfield, Gloucestershire. Daughter of a Farmer and educated at Worcester Ladies College. Trained at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London 1902-1907, serving another period in 1912-1913. Serving with the position of Senior Staff Nurse. Nursing experience, position Nursing Sister at Cromer Nursing Home 1907-1909. Followed by time with South Kensington, St Bart's, Hasfield Court in Gloucestershire. With service at St Bartholomew's Hospital. On the outbreak of World War One Emma M Surman joined the Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. on the 7th November 1914. She sailed out to Salonica Theatre of Operation on the 10th November 1915. Spent a period of service in Malta later returning to UK. Whilst in Salonica Sister Emma M Surman contracted Malaria in August 1917. On return to England she worked the Lord Derby War Hospital in Warrington as a member of the Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. (with copy Medal Index Card and General Service Papers)
Pakistan 1948 'New State' Independence Medal 1948 Pakistan 1948 'New State' Independence Medal. (3238295 Sep Allah Ditta Baluch Regiment. Issued in 1948 marking the independence of the New State of Pakistan. Following independence from India in 1947.
Period Royal Observer Corps Shoulder Insignia Period Royal Observer Corps Shoulder Insignia. Woven cloth example, light blue on grey blue background.
Polish Bronze Cross of Merit Polish Bronze Cross of Merit. (Polish Krzyz Zaslugi)
Polish National Defence Medal 1966 issue. Polish National Defence Medal 1966 issue. Issued between between 1966-1991 it was issued in either gilt, silvered or bronze metal. Awarded to military and civilian recipients.
Polish Silver Cross of Merit Polish Silver Cross of Merit. (Polish Krzyz Zaslugi). WWII issue.
Punjab Medal 1848-49. Gnr Jessie House. 4th Co. Bengal Artillery. Punjab Medal 1848-49. No Clasp. 202 Gnr. Jessie House. 4th Co. 6th Battalion, Bengal Artillery. Awarded to recipient Jessie House who was born in the parish of Newbury, Newbury in Berkshire. He joined the Royal Artillery in Southwark, Middlesex on the 3rd May 1845 at the age of 21 years. Records indicate that he spent the majority of his service career serving overseas. Spent time in India hence service with the Bengal Artillery. (with copy service papers)
Punjab Medal 1848-49. J. Reilly 1st Bn. 60th Rifles Regiment. Punjab Medal 1848-49. Clasps Goojerat and Mooltan. (J. Reilly 1st Bn. 60th R.Rifles). An interesting medal awarded to J. Reilly of the 1st Battalion 60th Rifles Regiment. On muster roll dated 31st January 1849 there is three J. Reilly's recorded on muster roll. Needs further research as J. Reilly is recorded in the Punjab Casualty Roll as one invalided out on the 24th September 1850 and one died 12th August 1849. Then another Reilly survived the Punjab campaign. This medal deserves further research. (with copy Muster roll & Punjab casualty roll).
Queen South Africa. George Race A.B. Royal Navy Awarded to George Race Able Seaman served with Her Majesties Royal Navy. Queen South Africa (G. RACE. A.B. HMS GIBRALTAR.) Born 6th March1878 in Camberwell, London. At the time of his enlistment to Royal Navy his civilian occupation is recorded as Labourer. He enlisted on the 10th March 1896. His first ship he served on is recorded as HMS Impregnable on which he joined on the 28th August 1896. This was followed by a number of capital ships etc. Later serving on HMS Gibraltar, an Edgar-class cruiser of 7,770 tons armed with two 9.2 inch guns plus ten 6 inch guns. She saw active service in the South African Boer War campaign. Records show his service ends with the Royal Navy in March 1908. Queen South Africa medal confirmed on medal roll. (with copy QSA medal roll & service records)
Queen South Africa. Isaac Brickles. Royal Navy Awarded to Isaac Brickles Boy 1st Class served with the Royal Navy. Born 7th February 1884 in Lincoln. Queen South Africa (I. BRICKLES. BOY 1. CL. HMS TERPSICHORE) On his enlistment his civilian occupation was recorded as Baker. Records indicate that Isaac Brickles joined the Royal Navy in September 1899. He is recorded as serving on a number of Royal Naval capital ships. His first ship was HMS Impregnable followed by six other vessels before being shore based at HMS Victory which at the time was still a floating vessel in Portsmouth. During the Boer War campaign he was stationed onboard HMS Terpsichore a Apollo-class cruise of 3,700 tonnes. Armed with two 6 inch guns and six 4.7 inch guns. For his service Isaac Brickles later received the South African campaign medal. It is noted that at a later date he is recorded as being discharged from His Majesty’s Navy on the 5th December 1912, being invalided out. Hi home port for remainder of service was Portsmouth Naval Base. (with copy QSA Medal Roll, Service Records.)
Queen South Africa. Leading Stocker Frederick Thornton. Royal Navy Queen South Africa 1899-1902. F.Troughton. Ldg.Sto.. HMS Thetis. Frederick Troughton was born in Gloucester on the 18th January 1869. Records show he was a labourer before joining the Royal Navy on the 12th February 1890. During the South Africa campaign Frederick Troughton served onboard HMS Thetis for the duration between 5th November 1899 to 8th March 1901. He was awarded the Queens South Africa medal of which no clasp was awarded as records show. (with copy R.N.L.S. & G.C. medal roll and Naval List 1936)
Queen South Africa. Nursing Sister A. D. Schutte. A.N.S.R. Queen South Africa: (Nursing Sister A. D. Schutte). Awarded to Nursing Sister A. D. Schutte is recorded as being employed with the Civilian Hospital in Johannesburg, where she served as in her capacity as a civilian nursing sister. serving with the Army Nursing Service or Army Nursing Service Reserve. QSA confirmed on medal roll, well as service research roll. (with copy QSA medal roll and service records roll).
Queen South Africa. Nursing Sister N. Reed. Army Nursing Service Reserve Queen South Africa (Nursing Sister N. Reed). Awarded to Nursing Sister N. Reed is recorded as being employed with the 15 General Hospital at Howick, Kwazulu-Natal on 15th July 1901. She served during the Boer War in her capacity as a Civilian Nursing Sister, serving with the Army Nursing Service Reserve. QSA confirmed on medal roll, and Hospital service location roll. (with copy QSA medal roll and Service Location roll)
Queen South Africa. Private F. A. Harris. D.E.O. Vol. Rifles. Queen South Africa. Clasp Cape Colony. (3025 PTE. F.A.HARRIS. D.E.O. VOL. RIFLES.) Awarded to Private F. A. Harris served with the Duke of Edinburgh's Own Volunteer Rifles. Medal confirmed with clasp of issue. Late issue with 'Ghost dates on reverse'. (with copy medal roll)
Queen South Africa. Private J. Coyne. Army Ordanace Corps. Queens South Africa. Clasps Relief of Ladysmith & Cape Colony. 3751. Pte. J. Coyne. Army Ordnance Corps. (With copy medal roll)
Queen South Africa. Private J. Parker. Worcester Regiment. Queens South Africa. Clasps Cape Colony, Transvaal and Wittebergen. (3456 Pte. J. Parker. Worcester Regiment.) (with copy medal rolls).
Queen South Africa. Private James Francis. 1st Cameron Highlanders Queens South Africa. Clasps Cape Colony, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill and Wittebergen. 2500 Pte. James Francis, 1st Cameron Highlanders. (with copy service record and medal roll)
Queen South Africa. Pte. A.Healing. 2. E.Surrey Regt. Queen South Africa. Clasps Cape Colony, Tugela Heights and Relief of Ladysmith. 3052 Pte. A. Healing. 2. E. Surrey Regt. Awarded to Private A. Healing served with the 2nd Battalion, 2nd East Surrey Regiment. Records show that he died on the 6th May 1900 at Chievely whilst attached to the Natal Field force. He is remembered on the Chieveley memorial. 'with signs ghost dating on reverse'. (with copy medal roll and papers).
Queen South Africa. Pte. R. Thornton. 1st Bn. Essex Regiment. Queen South Africa. Bars Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill and Wittebergen. 3171 Pte. R.Thornton. 1st Bn. Essex Regiment (with medal roll that shows he was with 6th Mounted Infantry plus entitlement to KSA with SA01 and SA02).
Queen's Body Guard for Scotland. 'Royal Company of Archers' Military Cap Star Queen's Body Guard for Scotland. 'Royal Company of Archers' Military Cap Star. Gilt Star of the Order of the Thistle. Victoria crown sitting on cross of Scotland on top of star. A pierced motto on green translucent enamel background. At centre a Thistle of Scotland at centre. Words at each of the four points. Four piece construction. Two loops attached at reverse.
Queens South Africa, Sgt.George Cole. West Yorkshire Regiment. Queens South Africa, clasps Tugela Heights & Relief Of Ladysmith. Sgt.George Cole. West Yorkshire Regt. George John Cole born in the Parish of Southsea, Portsmouth. Joined at the age of 19 years and 2 months. Labourer by trade he joined the 2nd Bn West Yorkshire Regiment. Promoted steadily through the ranks to Lance Corporal on the 25th May 1895 , Corporal 1st April 1896 , then promoted to Sergeant on the 17th September 1899. It was then his record shows that things went downhill whilst on active duty at the time of the Boer War. Cole was court marshalled on the 6th March 1901 for, as noted in records, “without reasonable excuse allowing the escape of a prisoner.” This must have happened while he was guarding Boer prisoners of war. His punishment records show he was reduced to the rank of Corporal. It is noted that later on he went on to become a reservist holding the rank of Acting Sergeant. Clasps Tugela Heights and Relief of Ladysmith are confirmed on record. 'slight edge knock 7 o'clock'. (with copy medal roll and attestation papers).
R.A.D. Cloth Woven Bevo Cap Insignia R.A.D. cap insignia, woven on Khaki green cloth un cut Bevo issue.
R.A.F. Long Service & Good Conduct. F/Sgt. J.E.Saunders. M.I.D. R.A.F. Long Service & Good Conduct. (354007 F/SGT. J.E. SAUNDERS. R.A.F.). Awarded to Flight Sergeant J.E.Saunders Serving with the Royal Air Force. Mentioned in Despatches, London Gazetted 14th January 1944. (with copy London Gazette)
Reading OTC School. Pair of Shoulder Titles Reading OTC School. Pair of Shoulder Titles. Brass construction with four loops at rear.
Reich's Fire Department Cap Eagle. Reich's Fire Department Cap Eagle. Showing a eagle with a shield with insignia. At rear two prongs present.
Reichsarbeitsdienst (RAD) Femle Work Leaders Sleeve Badge Reichsarbeitsdienst (RAD) Female Work Leaders embroidered sleeve badge insignia. Showing a spade shaped badge with national emblem on a wheat sheaf motif. Underneath showing the units number '17'.
Reichsarbeitsdienst (RAD) Pin Reichsarbeitsdienst (RAD) Pin. Nice enamel example. Marked RAD, Maker P&L, GES-GESCH.
Rhodesian, G.S.M. 1968-80. F/R Hopkins B. Rhodesian, General Service Medal 1968-1980. Awarded to (17201W F/R. Hopkins B.)
Royal Aberdeenshire Militia Officers Button Royal Aberdeenshire Militia. Officers (QVC) Silvered Button. Back marker: Jennens & Co London. Size 25mm.
Royal Air Force Officers Epaulettes Royal Air Force Pair of Flight Lieutenants Epaulettes. Kings Crown (GeoVI).
Royal Air Force Pair of LAC Service Rank Titles Royal Air Force pair of LAC (Leading Aircraftman) service rank titles. Pair woven in light blue on dark blue cloth background.
Royal Air Force Shoulder Eagle Insignia. Royal Air Force period shoulder woven eagle insignia. Light blue woven on dark blue cloth background.
Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Circa 1940's Cap Badge Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Circa 1940's Cap Badge. Backmark by Ludlow, London. Kings Crown sitting on central three cannon shield. Surrounded by garter belt "Honi Soit Qui Malypense" Gilt and enamel showing some minor service wear. Two loops at rear.
Royal Artillery Officers Pouch Badge Royal Artillery Officers Pouch Badge. Brass construction in Gilt. Three screws at rear.
Royal Engineers Victorian Officers Waist Belt Clasp Royal Engineers Victorian Officers Waist Belt Clasp. Silvered crown on a garter surround with inscription 'Honi-Soit.Qui.Mal. Pense'. Royal coat of arms at centre. Flanked on either side a wreath of rose, thistle, shamrock and leek. Silvered seeded rectangular belt clasp with fixed loop and detachable end loop present. 2 piece construction.
Royal Fleet Reserve L.S.&G.C., L.S. Joseph C. Davis R.F.R Awarded to Leading Seaman Joseph Charles Davis of the Royal Fleet Reserve. Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service & Good Conduct. (GeoV) (J.95971 (CH. B. 23039) J. C. DAVIS. L.S.R.F.R.). Born 4th March 1904 in Snow Hill, London. His occupation is recorded as messenger in civilian life before joining the Royal Fleet Reserve. Records show that he was based at the naval dockyard Chatham. Records show he served for a considerable time between early 1930 through to early part of 1942 holding the rank of Petty Office. (wth copy R.F.R. Service Record)
Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) Officers Fur Cap Grenade A fine exmple of a Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) Officers Fur Cap Grenade. Circa post 1902. A flaming grenade gilt example. Kings Crown on ball mount, pierced garter surround on blue enamel underneath. At centre a Garter Rose in gilt. Below a silver "The White Horse of Hanover" underneath garter. At rear two screw attachments with butterfly nuts present. Slight service wear on flame at top.
Royal Marine Officers Helmet Plate Circa 1905-52 Royal Marines Officers Helmet Plate Circa 1905-52. Gilt example die-stamped Kings Crown mounted on star with laurel wreath with a anchor underneath. Globe at centre wih scroll inscribed "Gibraltar" on a pierced belt inscribed "Per Mare Per Terran" over blue enamel. At rear three loops attached.
Royal Naval L.S. & G.C. Leading Seaman A. Sparrow HMS Patuca Royal Naval Long Service & Good Conduct. Geo(V) issue. 198517 A. J. Sparrow. Ldg. Sean. H.M.S. Patuca. An interesting award for service onboard a Kite Balloon Ship to a Leading Seaman Alfred J. Sparrow. He was awarded the R.N.L.S.& G.C. Medal whilst serving on HMS Patuca. His service onboard was between 7th January 1917 to November 1918. HMS Patuca was a armoured merchant cruiser which was converted to a Kite Balloon Ship. He was stationed with the ship whilst conversion took place. (Ex Douglas Morris Collection).
Royal Naval L.S.& G.C. Able Seaman William G. Lowing. R.N. Awarded to Able Seaman William George Lowing serving with His Majesty’s Royal Navy. Royal Naval Long Service & Good Conduct, (J.8341 W. G. LOWING. A.B., HMS PEMBROKE) William G Lowing was born 8th May 1893 in the parish of Romford, Essex. At time of joining the Royal Navy Lowing’s civilian occupation is recorded on record as ‘Van Guard’. Served on HMS Aboukir, his service onboard started 20th September 1913 and saw service at the outbreak of World War One. His service onboard HMS Aboukir was short lived as the ship was sunk from under him on the 1th April 1914. After this he resumed service on a number of naval ships including HMS Marlborough one of many capital ships. After the war he continued service with the Royal Navy. (with copy Service Record Birth Certificate, Original Naval Post Cards (HMS Aboukir and HMS Marlborough)
Royal Naval L.S.&G.C. John Hancock. Chief Boatman. H.M. Coast Guard. Royal Naval Long Service & Good Conduct. (Victorian issue) John Hancock. Chief Boatman in Charge. H.M. Coast Guard. Born 1st July 1850 in Tiverton, Devon. Served with the Royal Navy for 10 years serving between 1st July 1868 to 11th November 1878. Served on HMS Achillies as an Ordinary seaman. Later serving on a number of ships, he was later promoted to leading seaman serving on HMS Warrior. He was later promoted to the rank of able seaman serving on HMS Duke of Wellington before his last posting with HMS Valiant before joining HM Coast Guard as Boatman. records show his last promotion was Chief Boatman in Charge. (with copy service record)
Royal Navy Officers Cap Badge. Kings Crown Example Royal Navy Officers Cap Badge. Kings Crown fine padded example with Kings Crown at top sitting on a silver naval anchor. Framed on both sides with gold wire wreath. Backed on black cloth. Covered at rear with black backing cloth. Paper label still present at rear, made by Firm. Label 'By Stephen Simpson, Avenham Road Works, Preston. Gold & Silver Lace Manufacturer and Embroderer. Based in Lancashire.’
Royal Navy Officers Cap Badge. Kings Crown Example Royal Navy Officers Cap Badge. Kings Crown fine padded example with Kings Crown at top sitting on a silver naval anchor. Framed on both sides with gold wire wreath. Backed on black cloth. Covered at rear with black backing cloth. Paper label still present at rear,made by Firm. Label 'By Appointment, made by Firmin & Sons, Ltd. 8, Cork St., W.1'.
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Pouch Badge Royal Scots Draggoon Guards Pouch Badge. Brass construction with three screws complete with nuts attached at rear.
Royal Scots Fusiliers Busby Badge. Royal Scots Fusiliers Busby Badge. A flaming grenade two piece badge bearing the Royal Scots Fusiliers emblem bearing Victorian Crown attached to ball. Made in white metal with loop and screw attachment at rear.
RRC 2nd Class RRC 2nd Class “Royal Red Cross” (GeoV) Cased as issued. Awarded to members of the Military and Civilian Nursing Services.
Russian Order of the Badge of Honor Medal. 4th Type issue. Russian Order of the Badge of Honor Medal. 4th Type issue. Number on reverse 1263939. With inscription, ‘ПРОЛЕТАРИИ ВСЕХ СТРАН, СОЕДИНЯЙТЕСЬ!’ translated as ‘Workers of the World, Unite’ shown around the top. Followed by ‘ЗНАК ПОЧЕТА’ which also translated as ‘Badge of Honour’, inscribed at the bottom. Complete with pin attached.
SA Sports Badge SA Sports Badge. Numbered: 582748. Made by Berg & Nolte. A.G. Lundenscheid. Type Wording 'Eigentum D.S.A. Sportabzeichen Hauptstelle'. Pin attached at rear.
Sainya Seva Medal 1960, NK Durga Ass Signals Sainya Seva Medal 1960, Bar Bengal – Assam. 6283040 NK Durga Ass. Signals Regiment. This medal was awarded with the bar Bengal-Assam to recipient for one year service in specified areas on West Bengal and Assam after 26 October 1962.
Sainya Seva Medal 1960. Sepoy Ginnu. Mahar Regiment. Sainya Seva Medal 1960, Bar Himalaya. Awarded to 9214263 Sepoy Ginnu. Mahar Regiment. Issued for all forces involved in operations in the Himalayas for one year of service in the defence of the northern territories in areas of Tibet borders in Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, and Sikkim regions, for time periods specified by the government.
Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-Shire-Buffs, The Duke of Albany's) Officers Button. Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-Shire-Buffs, The Duke of Albany's) Officers Gilt Button. Circa 1881-1961. Back marker Gaunt London. Size 26mm.
Second China War Medal. Gnr. John Morina of the 8th Bn, 14th Brigade, Awarded to Gunner John Morina of the 8th Battalion, 14th Brigade, Royal Artillery.Second China War Medal, Clasp Taku Forts 1860 and Pekin 1860. (GUNNER JOHN MORINA. 8TH BATT. 14TH BDE. R.A.). Records show he was present at the capture of the Taku Forts in 1860 and later at the capture of Pekin in 1860. All clasps confirmed on medal roll. Recipients entitlement confirmed by Adjutant Generals Office, Royal Artillery on the 3rd October 1862. Medal shows some surface scratches.(with copy medal roll)
Second China War Medal. Cpl. H. Parker 44th Regt. (Essex Regiment) Awarded to Corporal Henry Parker of the 44th Regiment (Essex Regiment) of Foot. Second China War Medal, Clasp Pekin 1860. (CORPL HY PARKER 44th REGT.). Saw action in China during the Second Boxer rebellion seeing action during the campaign for Pekin 1860. Records show he was also entitled to the Crimea Medal earlier in his military career. (with copy medal roll)
Serbian Award, The Commemorative Balkans War Medal 1913. Serbian Award. The Commemorative Medal for the Balkans War 1913. Gilt issue with original ribbons and mounting clips.
Service Medal Order of St Johns. D/Supt. E. G. Rogers Service Medal Order of St. Johns. Awarded to 23168 Deputy Superintendent E. G. Rogers. serving with Priory for Wales, 1937.
Shropshire Light Infantry Officers Waist Belt Clasp. Shropshire Light Infantry Victorian Officers Waist Belt Clasp. Circa 1860-1881. A rather nice example of a silver and gilt waist belt clasp. Marked "9" on both halves. Circled around the outside in silver reads " "Shropshire Light Infantry". At the centre a silver cypher K.S.L.I. at centre of Bugle. At both ends with ornate swags in heavy gilt.
Silver 25 Years Faithful Service Medal Silver 25 Years Faithful Service Medal.
Silver Wound Badge. Marked 65. Silver Wound Badge. Marked 65. by Klein & Quenzer, Idar Oberstein.
South Africa Medal For War Service South Africa Medal For War Service.1939-45 Campaign.Awarded to men and women who served within the South African Armed Forces between 1939-45. (Silver issue).
Special Constabulary Long Service Medal Special Constabulary Long Service Medal (GeoV). Clasps The Great War 1914-45 & Long Service 1929. (SERGT. WILLIAM H. HIBBERD).
Staff Nurse Ethel Wyatt, Territorial Forces Nursing Service Awarded to Staff Nurse Ethel Wyatt of the Territorial Forces Nursing Service. Victory Meda (S-Nurse E. Eyatt). She entered the France/Flanders theatre of operations on 4th January 1916 Service records show during 1916 she served at the 4th Southern eneral Hospital at Plymouth but resigned on 29th August 1916 in order to be married. She saw service at the Military Hospital in Malta. Still with her maiden name, she returned to duty on 25th June 1917 after debility following intestinal anastomosis. Miss Wyatt was discharged as permanently unfit for further service as a result of this condition in January 1918, aged 32 years. Spent time at the Pearn Convalescent Home, Compton in Plymouth. Due to illness she was subsequently awarded the Silver War Badge. (with copy T.F.N.S. Service Papers, medal roll, Silver War Badge (SWB) Confirmation and 1911 Census.
Sultan's Commemoration, State of Oman. Sultan's Commemoration, State of Oman. Mounted by Spink & Sons.
SWB 15725. Private Chas Hy Sleeman. 4th D.C.L.I. Awarded to 427 Private Chas Hy Sleeman of the 4th Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry. Enlisted 22nd June 1908. Discharged 20th September 1914 due to sickness whilst with the 11th Territorial Force. His only entitlement was the Territorial Efficiency Medal. Badge No. 159725 Badge sent to his residents 9 Park Row, Truro, Cornwall. (with copy SWB roll & MIC)
SWB 367657. Sapper Alfred Crush. Rly. Trps. Dep., Royal Engineers Awarded to 353760 Sapper Alfred Crush of the Royal Engineers (RLY. TRPS. DEP.) and previous serving with the Northumberland Regiment and Royal Fusiliers. He enlisted into the army on the 22nd July 1915, serving in France 11th November 1915. Later discharged on the 16th May 1918 due to sickness. Later receiving the Silver War Badge that year. (with copy Silver War Badge Roll, MIC and Medal Roll)
SWB B52130. Private Ernest Worship. 7th Norfolk Regt. Awarded to 29708 Private Ernest Worship of the 7th Norfolk Regiment. Enlisted into army on the 11th December 1915. He served in the European Theatre of operations to later be wounded and finally discharged from the army on the 23rd November 1918. Whilst still with the Norfolk Regiment. (with copy Silver War Badge roll, MIC & medal roll)
Territorial Army Volunteer Reserve, Cpl N. Basson. R.C.T. T & A.V.R. Medal 23730663 Cpl. N. Basson. Royal Corps of Transport.
Territorial Force Efficiency Medal. Cpl. R.F. Gilpin. 5th Devon Regiment Territorial Force Efficiency Medal.(EDVII) issue. (Cpl. R.F. Gilpin. 5/Devon: Regt.) Awarded to Corporal Richard Frederick Gilip, serving with the 5th Devonshire Regiment. Recorded in the 1911 Census, Gilpin came from Teignmouth in Devon, at the time he was 33 and married. Information notes he served with both the Devon's and later served with the Royal Engineers. (with copy medal index card, medal roll & 1911 Census).
Territorial Force Efficiency Medal.1127 Pte G. G. Scott, 6/ Gloucester Regt. Awarded to Private Graham George Scott of 2 Buttercombe Place, Paul Street, Kingsdown, Bristol. Territorial Force Efficiency Medal. (GEOV) issue. (1127 PTE. G.G. SCOTT. 6/ GLOUC. REGIMENT). Before joining the army Graham George Scott worked as a Storeman (Engineers). He enlisted in the army on the 15th May 1907 in Bristol. After basic training he was transferred to the 6th Battalion Gloucester Regiment. Records indicate he later served with the Labour Corps. He was later discharged from army on the 7th April 1919. (with copy medal roll & service record)
Territorial Force War Medal. Gunner Robert Barry, Royal Artillery Territorial Force War Medal. 396 Gunner Robert Barry. Royal Artillery. (with copy T/Medal Roll)
The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Valise Pouch Badge. The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Pouch Badge. Short circa issue between 1924 to 1927 issued to the 2nd Battalion, DCLI. Large 5 pointed star with Kings Crown at top. Garter surround with horn and castle emblem at centre. Underneath scroll reads 'The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry'. Made of brass construction with slider at rear.
The Most Honourable Order of The Bath, (Civil) C.B. The Most Honourable Order of The Bath, (Civil) C.B. Commanders neck badge, silver gilt. Hallmarked. Including case of issue made by Garrard & Co.Ltd.
The War Cross T.O.E. Croix de Guerre, Theatre of Operations Award The War Cross T.O.E. Croix de Guerre, Theatre of Operations Award.
Third Reich Iron Cross, 2nd Class. Third Reich Iron Cross, 2nd Class. Unusual makers marks 84 Carl Poellath & 24 Arbeitsgemeinschaft Der Haauer.
Third Reich Iron Cross, 2nd Class. Third Reich Iron Cross, 2nd Class.
Third Reich N.S.K.K. Pin Badge Third Reich N.S.K.K. Pin Badge. Marked RZM.
Third Reich Police Badge Third Reich Police insignia cap badge. Early stamped pattern. Frosted silver finish. Prongs attached at rear.
Third Reich Police Sleeve Badge. Third Reich Police Sleeve Badge. Machine embroidered in crimson on dark black cloth background. Amelinghausen area of Germany.
Third Reich Police Sleeve Badge. Third Reich Police Sleeve Badge. Machine embroidered in crimson on dark black cloth background. Buderich area of Germany.
TRIO. Private Horace W. Brown. 17th Lancers 1914 Star. 902. Pte. Pte. H.W.Brown.17/Lrs. British War Medal and Victory Medal. L-902. Pte. H.W. Brown. 17-Lrs. A interesting group awarded to Horace W. Brown who served with the 17th Lancers. At the time that hostilities broke out Brown was serving as part of the Sialkot Cavalry Brigade. 1st India Cavalry Division. They sailed from Bombay and entered the European theatre on the 8th November 1914. Later on in the war the Division in 1916 became part of the 4th Cavalry Division. The records show he was ineligible for a clasp. (with copy MIC and minor case history)
TRIO. Surgeon A. T. Woodward, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves 1914-15 Star (Surg. Prob. A.T. Woodward. R.N.V.R.), British War Medal & Victory Medal (Surg. Lt. A.T. Woodward. R.N.). Awarded to Surgeon Alexander Taylor Woodward MB., CH.B. serving with His Majesty’s Navy. Followed by a interesting career as a surgeon in the Civilian Medical Profession. Alexander Taylor Woodward was born in Sunderland, co Durham in 1895. Attended Edinburgh University between 1912-1914 and 1916-1917, with a M.B. and Ch.B. qualification in 1917. The same year registering himself as a surgeon on the 11th July 1917. On the outbreak of the war Alexander joined the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves as a Surgeon probationer in February 1915. Records show his first vessel to serve on was a HMS Leonidas class Torpedeo Boat Destroyer whilst in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves. He returned to Edinburgh to resume his medical studies to graduate M.B. and Ch.B. as a surgeon in July 1917. He was later appointed to Surgeon Lieutenant and resumed his service with the Royal Navy. Soon after that he took up his appointment at the China Station in the Far East serving on River Gunboats.After the war to took up a post as a house surgeon at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh and later Sunderland . He was a active member later with the British medical Association. He was also a honorary member of the St. John Ambulance Association. (with copy Naval Medal Roll, London Gazette 31st July 1917, Medical Register 1943 and Naval Records.)
TRIO. 2nd Corporal Reginald W. Cookson. Royal Engineers Awarded to 2nd Corporal Reginald W. Cookson served with the Royal Engineers. 1914-15 Star 87640 SPR. R. COOKSON. R.E., British War Medal & Victory Medal 87640 2.CPL. R. W. COOKSON. R.E. Enlisted as a Sapper and promoted later to 2nd Corporal. Served French theatre of operations on 31st March 1915. (with MIC, medal roll and original Studio Photograph of recipient in uniform)
TRIO. 2nd Lieut. Francis J. Bell, Royal Flying Corps, Awarded to 2nd Lieut. Francis J. Bell, late Royal Engineers & Royal Flying Corps, serving with No.13 Squadron and 6 Squadron. 1914-15 Star (75092 Cpl.F.J. Bell . R.E.), British War Medal & Victory Medal (2. Lieut. F.J. Bell. RAF). Francis John Bell was born 21st September 1892. He resided at 75 Spike Road, Clapham Junction. Once war broke out he enlisted in the Royal Engineers and served with the rank of Corporal for a period of time, hence his 14-15 Star stamped with Royal Engineers. He served in France as part of the British Expeditionary Force, being later promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant. Records indicate he received his commission on the 14th October 1918 as a Second Lieutenant. Transferring to the Royal Flying Corps, records note him serving as a Observer. He was stationed first with the 13th Squadron and, as indicated, the squadron was involved with corps reconnaissance and in experimental bombing formations with RE8's and later BE2's. Then later, flying with 6 Squadron in BE2's. by the end of his service with the Royal Air force he held the rank of Lieutenant. (with copy MIC, medal rolls, original Post Card/Photo of recipient and RFC/RAF Service Record)
TRIO. Acting Sgt. F. W. Saunders. Army Veterinary Corps. 1914-15 Star. SE-13693. Pte. F. W. Saunders. A.V.C., British War Medal & Victory Medal SE-13693. A.V.C. Awarded to Acting Sergeant Frederick William Saunders, served with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Wounded and awarded Silver Wound Badge. (with copy MIC, medal and S.W.B. rolls).
TRIO. Bandsman Alexander McLeod, Battalion Royal Fusiliers Awarded to Private (Bandsman) Alexander McLeod of the 3rd Battalion Royal Fusiliers with the trade of Bandsman.1914-45 Star (13480 BNDSMN: A. McLEAD. R. FUS: ), British War Medal & Victory Medal (L-13480 PTE. A. McLEOD. R. FUS.) Records show he entered French Theatre of Operations on the 19th January 1915. A couple of months later he was killed in action on the 7th March 1915. He was killed during the campaign battle foe Kemmel in Belgium. He is buried at the Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery in Belgium. (with copy MIC, medal rolls, C.W.G.C. photo’s of grave & Papers)
TRIO. Driver Angus Cameron Nicol. 34th Brigade. Royal Field Artillery 1914 Star with Mons clasp “5th Aug - 22nd Nov 1914 ”. (67456 Dvr: A.C.Nicol. R.F.A.), British War Medal and Victory Medal (67456 Dvr: A.C. Nicol. RFA.). Nice 14 Star awarded to Driver Angus Cameron Nicol who served with the 34th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Medal Index Card indicates he received the Silver Wound Badge, qualifying date 16th January 1914. He was discharged from the army on the 27th March 1919. (with copy MIC and medal rolls)
TRIO. Gunner William Hindle. Royal Field Artillery 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal (78359 Gnr, W. Hindle. R.F.A.). Group awarded to of the Royal Filed Artillery. Born in 1892 in Bolton Lancashire. Enlisted at the age of 22 years at the recruitment office in Bolton. Records show he disembarked to the French Theatre of Operations on the September 1915. After the war he was transferred to the Army Reserve on the 13th April 1919 whilst based in Woolwich, London. (with original medal box address lids, postal envelope for medals acknowledgement slip for 1914-15 Star Medal transmit slip certification of transfer to the reserves. copy medal index card and medal rolls).
TRIO. J. Morris. V.A.D. attached Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. 1914 Star. J. Morris. V.A.D., British War Medal & Victory Medal J. Morris. V.A.D. Awarded to Jean Morris she was serving as a nurse with the Volunteer Aid Detachment, detached a nursing section attached to the Q.A.I.M.N.S.R.. Served in France Theatre Operations between 2nd Nov. 1915 - 29th Mar. 1919. (with copy MIC & medal rolls).
TRIO. Lance Corporal W. H. Mallett. Military Foot Police 1914-15 Star, P.2415. L-Cpl. W.H. Mallett. M.F.P. British War Medal, Victory Medal, P-2415. L.Cpl. W.H. Mallett. M.F.P. An interesting group awarded to a member of the Military Foot Police. Recipient went to France 15th December 1915. (with copy MIC and medal rolls).
TRIO. Private A. Westwell. Coldstream Guards 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal (14651. PTE. A.WESTWELL. C.GDS.) Private Allan Westwell of the Coldstream Guards entered theatre of France 3rd October 1915. Notes advised recipient ad been wounded and awarded Silver Wound badge. Entry logged in as B30294 as gun shot wound to head. Recipient was discharged under Para 392 under Kings Regulations. Medal index card notes 1914-15 Star was issued originally with the incorrect surname of Wistwell. Star returned and re-issued with correct surname named to Westwell (with copy MIC, medal rolls and SWB roll).
TRIO. Private Arthur John Boyce. The Queen's Regiment 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal (T-1908 PTE. A. J. BOYCE. THE QUEEN'S R.) Awarded to Private Arthur John Boyce serving with The Queen's Regiment , 1st/5th Royal West Surrey's. Records show he served in the Asiatic Theatre of Operations entering theatre on the 10th December 1915. Later discharged at the end of the war 5th April 1919. ( with copy MIC & medal rolls) Medal Rolls)
TRIO. Private Charles F. Ashton. 1st Bn. Royal Scots. 1914-15 Star (20538 Pte. C. F. Ashton. R. Scots.). British War Medal & Victory Medal (20538 Pte. C. F. Ashton. R.Ashton. R. Scots.) Awarded to Private Charles F. Ashton who served with the 1st Battalion, Royal Scots. Medal Index Card notes he served in the French theatre of operations, landing on the 19th May 1915. The group comes with recipients original Royal Scots cap badge. Plus original photograph of recipient in uniform. (With copy MIC and medal rolls)
TRIO. Private Corporal Charles J. Clarke. 7th Wiltshire Regiment. 1914-15 Star (18636 Pte. C.J.Clarke. Wilts:R.). British War Medal & Victory Medal (18636 Cpl. C.J.Clarke. Wilts.R.). Awarded to Corporal Charles John Clarke of the 7th Wiltshire Regiment. Entered French Theatre of Operation on the 21st September 1915. He was later discharged and put on the Class Z list Reserve on the 2nd April 1919. (with copy MIC and medal rolls).
TRIO. Private D. Brown.7th Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry. 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. (11056 Pte. D. Brown. D. of CORN. L.I.) Awarded to 11056 Private David Brown who served with the 7th Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry. He entered the French Theatre of Operations on the 22nd July 1915. Notes indicate that at the end of the war on the 14th January 1919 he was put on the Army Reserve List. (with original medal box address lids, medal transmit slip. Copies, MIC and medal rolls).
TRIO. Private Daniel F. Murphy. 2nd Bn. Grenadier Guards. 1914 Star, Mons clasp group awarded to 15142 Private Daniel Francis Murphy of the 2nd Battalion. Grenadier Guards. 1914 Star with “5th Aug – 22nd Nov. 1914” Mons Clasp (15142 Pte. D.F. Murphy. 2/G.GDS) British War Medal, (15142. Pte. D.F. Murphy. G.GDS) and Victory Medal, (15142. Pte. D.F. Murphy. G.GDS.) Enlisted in the Army 27th February 1911 in St. Agustines, Bristol , Gloucester. Joined aged 20 years at the time recipient's trade was a fireman. Papers note mobilisation was 5th August 1914 serving in the European theatre of operations. Whilst on active service recipient was wounded left arm, near heart. Discharged, no longer physically fit for service, 20th November 1917. Noted as receiving Silver Wound Badge in service record.* Medal entitlement confirmed for all medals on attestation papers.(with copy MIC for 1914 Star and attestation service papers).
TRIO. Private Ernets Western. Coldsteam Guards 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. (13631 Pte. E. Western. C.Gds.). Awarded to Private Ernest Western of the Coldstream Guards. He went to the French theatre of operations on the 27th May 1915. (with copy MIC and medal rolls).
TRIO. Private George H. Baden. Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry. 1914 Star (8565 Pte. G.H.Baden. 2/Oxf:& Bucks L.I.) British War Medal & Victory Medal, (8565 Pte. G.H.Baden. Oxf:& Bucks L.I.).Private George H. Baden served with the Machine Gun section of the 2nd Battlion Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry. Entered theatre of operations 14th August 1914 but records do not entitle recipient to the Mons clasp. Copy photographs show recipient posing with colleagues in 1914 in Aldershot before the outbreak of war. (with copy MIC, medal rolls for 1914 Star, BWM,VM., B Company Roll and Company Photographs).
TRIO. Private Horace Creasey. 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal. (16632. Pte. H. Creasey. Norfolk Regt.). Awarded to Horace Creasey, served with the 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment. He entered theatre of operations on 12th May 1915 in France. He later was killed on the 28th October 1917 whilst serving with the 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment. He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. (with copy medal index card, medal roll & CWGC)
TRIO. Private J. Bitmead. Royal Army Medical Corps 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal, 56694 Pte. J. Bitmead. R.A.M.C. A nice group awarded to Private James Bitmead of the Royal Army Medical Corps. He was sent to the French Theatre of operations 11th August 1915. (with copy MIC and medal rolls)
TRIO. Private John Sloan. 1st Royal Scots Fusiliers. 1914-15 Star(19300 Pte. J. Sloan. R. SC. Fus.), British War Medal & Victory Medal (17300 Pte. J. Sloan. R. SC. Fus.) Awarded to Private John Sloan who served with the 1st Royal Scots Fusiliers. Later served with the 2nd Royal Highlanders. Records show he entered French Theatre of Operations on 7th July 1915. Trio verified on rolls plus it shows that he was on the "Class Z" list dated 8th July 1919. With copy MIC and medal rolls.
TRIO. Private Owen Henry Owen, 7th Bn. South Wales Borderers. 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal. (17877 Pte. O.H. Owen, S.Wales.Board.) Awarded to Private Owen Henry Owen served with the 7th Battalion South Wales Borderers. Recipient entered the French theatre of operation 5th September 1915. (with copy MIC and Medals Roll).
TRIO. Private. Frank E. Anderson. The Queen's Regiment Awarded to Private Frank Edwin Anderson serving with The Queen’s Regiment, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 1914-45 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal (6210 PTE. F.E.ANDERSON. THE QUEEN’S R.) He enlisted with the Queen’s on the 3rd July 1915. Records show he later served with The Labour Corps. He was sent with the regiment on the 27th November 1915 to the French Theatre of Operations. Later on he was wounded and received his Silver War Badge. This followed his discharge from the army on the 18th February 1919. (with copy MIC, medal rolls and Silver Wound Badge Roll)
TRIO. Pte. W. Upton. Middlesex Regiment 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal 6013 Pte. William Upton, Middlesex Regiment. Serving with the late 1st Bn. 5th (Queens) Royal West Surrey Regiment. Records show he landed in France on the 29th December 1914. He survived the war because records show he was later demobbed on the 31st May 1919 (with copy MIC and medal rolls).
TRIO. Signal Boy Francis C. I. Brown. Royal Navy 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal. J.31002. F.C.I. Brown. Sig. Boy. Royal Navy. Francis Cecil Irwin Brown, born 12th July 1899, born in Lewes in W. Sussex. Joined up on the 12th February 1917. Brown's Naval service record shows he served on a number of naval vessels through the war. Serving on HMS Topaze, light cruiser, HMS Europa a Diadem class cruiser and HMS Skirmisher a Sentinel class scout cruiser. (with copy service record)
Turkish Crimea Medal Turkish Crimea Medal, (Sardinia issue). With replacement ring suspension.
Turkish Crimea Medal. Campaign 1855-56. Turkish Crimea Medal. Campaign 1855-56. “Un-named as issued”.
Turkish Crimea Medal. Campaign 1855-56. (British Issue). Turkish Crimea Medal. Campaign 1855-56. (British Issue). “Un-named as issued”.
UNAMIR "Un Assistance in Rwanda 1993-96" UNAMIR "Un Assistance in Rwanda 1993-96". Awarded to military and civilian personnel serving under the United Nations flag in troubled war zones around the world.
UNAVEM United Nations Angola Verification Missions 1989- UNAVEM United Nations Angola Verification Missions 1989-
United Nations Korean War Medal United Nations Korean War Medal. Campaign 1950-53.
US Bronze Star United States Bronze Star. With the words 'Heroic or Meritorious Achievement'. Complete with pin ready to wear.
USAAF WW2 Pilots Wings USAAF WW2 Pilots Wings. Clutch back attachment. Marked 'Sterling'.
Victorian Army L.S.& G.C. Pte. William Flindall of the 1st Bn, 11th of Foot. Awarded to Private William Flindall of the 1st Battalion, 11th of Foot, (Devonshire Regiment). Army Long Service & Good Conduct. (Vic. Issue). (3835 PTE. W. FLINDALL.1-11TH FOOT). Born in Frimley, Colchester in Essex. William Flindall enlisted into the army on the 12th February 1856. At time of enlistment his main occupation was recorded as Labourer. Service papers record that he spent much time in India serving. Whilst in India he is taken ill a few times with malaria whilst serving with the regiment. (with copy service papers).
Victorian Army L.S. & G.C. L/Cpl John Reynolds. Leinster Regiment Victorian Army Long Service & Good Conduct. 2081 L/Cpl. J. Reynolds. Leinster Regiment. (With copy medal roll)
Victorian London Scottish Volunteers Waste Belt Clasp. Victorian London Scottish Volunteers Waste Belt Clasp, post 1875. Die cast nickel silver example issued to other ranks. Numbered but numbers not matching. Inscribed "London Scottish Volunteers" at the centre the Scottish rampant lion at centre. Flanked on both sides the thistle of Scotland.
Victorian Officers Scottish 4th "Perthshire" Black Watch Waist Belt Plate. Victorian Officers Scottish 4th "Perthshire" Black Watch Waist Belt Plate. Circa 1883-1908. A scarce fine plated example. A Double headed eagle on a tri-part scroll with inscription reads "Pro Rege Lege st Grege". Shield at centre with Lamb, mounted on a rectangular plate. Fixed at rear with Belt loops.
Victorian Officers Scottish Highland Light Infantry Dirk Belt Plate Victorian Officers Scottish Highland Light Infantry Dirk Belt Plate, circa 1881-1901. A rectangular seeded gilt belt plate. mounted with The Order of the Thistle in silver. Mounted with imperial crown and elephant monogram. Centred by a bugle horn in the centre the HLI letters. Below bugle scroll inscribed "ASSAYE". Belt loops at rear. Some wear on high points.
Victorian Officers Scottish, Gordon Highlanders, Dirk Belt Clasp Victorian Officers Scottish, Gordon Highlanders, Dirk Belt Clasp. Mounted Silvered Stag Head on ducal coronet on a scroll inscribed "BYDAND". Scarce example attributed to the "4th Donside Highland".
Victory Medal 3rd A.M. James Stanley Court R.A.F. Awarded to Air Mechanic 3rd Class James Staley Court of the Royal Air Force, formerly Royal Flying Corps. Victory Medal (141232. 3.A.M. J. S. COURT. R.A.F.) Enlisted on the 22nd February 1918 in the Royal Flying Corps, later transferred to the Royal Air Force on the 1st April 1918. Before joining RFC James Stanley Court his civilian occupation was recorded in his service record as ‘Process Clerk & Engraver. On enlisting he did his basic training before going to French Theatre of Operations on the 18th July 1918 as part of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF). Later transferred to 5 Squadron on the 28th February 1919. Serving in France until returning back to UK on 13th December 1919. (with copy service record & overview)
Victory Medal Sgt Albert Reginald Simmons, R.A.F. Victory Medal (31593 Sgt. A. R. Simmons R.A.F.). A rather interesting Mention in Despatches awarded to Sergeant Albert Reginald Simmons, Royal Air Force. Albert Reginald Simmons Born 1890, civilian occupation was a diver (MT) before enlistment into the army then Royal Flying Corps. He enlisted as an Air Mechanic 2nd Class on the 12th June 1916, where he joined 111 Squadron. Service papers indicate he served in the Mechanised Section of 111 Squadron of which he and the Squadron was sent to the Egyptian theatre of operations on the 4th September 1916. At the time the Squadron was based at Deir el-Balah in Palestine. The squadron was equipped with Bristol F2 fighters. He was then promoted to Air Mechanic 1st Class and then promoted quickly through the ranks finally to the rank of Sergeant Mechanic. Albert Simmons served in Palestine with the 111 Squadron straight through until the 17th August 1919. MIC and Service papers note he was awarded a Mention in Despatches on the 5th June 1919 for services in Palestine. His name is published in the London Gazette dated 3 rd June 1919. Confirmed in confidential document reference recipients award of MID by his senior commanding officer of 40th Wing, RAF. Plus he name is also mention in the aviation ‘Flight Periodical’ dated 19th June 1919 in reference to his MID. Service papers note that Sergeant Simmons was put on the RAF Reserve List on the 12th September 1919, later discharged from the service 30th April 1920. 'Note replacement emblem' (With copy Service Record, MIC, medal rolls, London Gazette and Flight Periodical)
Victory Medal WWI Belgium issue Victory Medal WWI Belgium issue.
Victory Medal WWI, Belgium issue Victory Medal WWI, Belgium issue.
Victory Medal WWI, France (Official) Victory Medal WWI, France (Official). At rear, top reads ‘R’ and ‘F’ (République Française) above that the inscription reads ‘LA GRANDE GUERRE POUR LA CIVILISATION 1914-1918’.
Victory Medal. Cpl G. H. Smith. 20-London Regt & Military Foot Police Victory Medal. 633509. Cpl. G.H. Smith. 20-Lond. R. Awarded to Corporal G.H. Smith of the 20th London Regiment. Later serving with the Military Foot police. (with copy MIC and medal roll).
Victory Medal. Private Ernest A. Lees Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Victory Medal. 23179 Pte E. A. Lees. R. War R. Awarded to Private Ernest Ambrose Lees served with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Received Silver war badge confirmed on the SWB medal roll dated 12th February 1919. On the 1911 Census it notes that Ernest Ambrose Lees was born in Burntwood, Litchfield in Staffordshire. His occupation at the time was an assistant master at his local school. (with copy MIC, SWB roll and 1911 Census)
Victory Medal. Private John L. Webb. Army Service Corps Victory Medal. M2-035131. Pte. J.L. Webb. A.S.C. Medal awarded to Private John Lawrence Webb. Served Army Service Corps later Royal army Service Corps. Records indicate he served in the French theatre of operation entered France on the 24th September 1915. (with copy MIC and medal rolls).
Victory Medal. Sergeant Michael Callaghan. Northumberland Fusiliers Victory Medal. (8458. A.Sjt. M.Callaghan. North’d Fus.) Medal awarded to Acting Sergeant Michael Callaghan of the Northumberland Fusiliers. He entered the theatre of operations on the 26th December 1914. (with copy MIC)
Victory Medal. 2/ Lt Harold B. Pullinger of the 8th Bn East Surrey Regiment Victory Medal (2. LIEUT. H. B. PULLINGER). Awarded to Second Lieutenant Harold Bessant Pullinger of the 8th Battalion East Surrey Regiment. Born in Brighton in Sussex. On the outbreak of World War One his civilian occupation was recorded as being a clerk. He joined and served with the Royal Sussex Regiment, service No. 1894. Pullinger slowly climbed through the ranks to the rank of Sergeant. He served in the French Theatre of operation. His regiment embarked from Southampton on the 24th July 1915 and arrived in France on the 27th July 1915. Papers show that whilst serving with the 8th Royal Sussex Pioneers, records show that on the 7th December 1917 he was sent to Bisley for training as an officer cadet. He was later awarded on temporary commission as 2nd Lieutenant with the 8th East Surrey Regiment on the 30th May 1918. Four months later now a Second Lieutenant he was reported on as being killed in action on the 1st September 1918. He is remembered with honour at Bernafay Wood British Cemetery at Montauban. (with copy MIC, medal roll, CWGC, Officers Papers)
Victory Medal. 2/Lt Frederick James Drew Royal Garrison Artillery. Awarded to 2/Lt Frederick James Drew of the Territorial Force, Royal Garrison Artillery. Victory Medal (2. LIEUT. F. J. DREW.). He was born 7th March 1898 in South Stoneham in the County Borough of Southampton. Frederick James Drew joined the army as a Private, service number 9730. Records show he was sent with the Royal Garrison Artillery to the French Theatre of Operation on October 1917. He was recommended for officer training and joined on the 2nd January 1917 at Berkhansted. He was commissioned with the Garrison Artillery ( Territorial Force). As a Second Lieutenant Frederick James Drew served with the 230 Siege Battery, 93rd Brigade RGA of which they used either 6 inch, 8 inch and 9.2 inch howitzers and this varied. It was at this period whilst with the 230 Siege Battery that 2nd/Lt Frederick James Drew was killed in action on the 28th March 1918. Records show he is buried at Roclincourt Military Cemetery, Roclincourt in France. (with copy MIC, service papers, attestation papers, casualty record, war graves papers).
Victory Medal. 3.AM. Archiebald H. Brooker. Royal Air Force Victory Medal. (119523 3.AM. A. H. BROOKER. R.A.F.). Awarded to 3rd Air Mechanic Archiebald Herbert Brooker. Served in French theatre of operations 20th June 1918 until 24th April 1919. (with copy service papers)
Victory Medal. 3rd A.M. John O'Holloran. Royal Flying Corps (RAF) Victory Medal (113095 3.A.M. J.O'HOLLORAN. R.F.C.) Awarded to Air Mechanic 3rd Class John O'Holloran served with the Royal Flying Corps. Served earlier with the Royal Munster Fusiliers. Born 1888 and before the breakout of hostilities the recipients occupation was recorded as Farm Labourer. He joined the Royal Munster Fusiliers but later transferred on the 10th August 1917 to the Royal Flying Corps. Entered French theatre of operations 30th September 1917. Records not he was wounded and received Silver War Badge no. 623.Discharged from service 10th July 1918.(with copy MIC & RAF service papers)
Victory Medal. 40909. Pte.J.W.Brown. Norfolk Regiment Victory Medal. 40909. Pte.J.W.Brown. Norf. R. Awarded to Private John Wilfred Brown served with the 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment. (with copy MIC and medal roll).
Victory Medal. Acting Corporal William J. Richardson. Army Service Corps. Victory Medal. (M-298314. A.Cpl. W.J. Richardson. A.S.C.). Awarded to Acting Corporal William Joseph Richardson serving with the Army Service Corps. (with copy MIC and medal roll).
Victory Medal. Averil Kathleen Smith, Voluntary Aid Detachment Victory Medal.(A.K.Smith. V.A.D.) Awarded to Averil Kathleen Smith, Voluntary Aid Detachment. Papers note her service with the V.A.D. was between 28th March 1918 until 28th May 1919.(with copy MIC and medal roll)
Victory Medal. Captain Francis Collins, Royal Army Medical Corps Victory Medal (Capt. F. G. Collins) A single Victory Medal awarded to Captain Francis Garland Collins serving with the Royal Army Medical Corps. Commissioned as temporary Lieutenant, London Gazetted 23rd June 1915. MIC record shows he entered the Salonica theatre of operations in June 1916. He was later promoted to Major in the RAMC. In the journal 'The Medical Directory' dated 1923 Francis Garland Collins was involved with the Tuberculosis Dispensary in Balaam Street, Plaistow. Loud Hospital in 1912 and a member of the British Medical Association, Medical diagnosis board West Ham. (with copy MIC, medal roll, medical roll and London Gazette 23 June 1915)
Victory Medal. Gunner Fred Barnett. Royal Artllery Victory Medal. (162209 Gnr. F. Barnett. R.A.). Awarded to Gunner Fred Barnett of the Royal Garrison Artillery later Royal Artillery. (with copy MIC and medal roll).
Victory Medal. Gunner B. W. Malan. South African Filed Artillery Victory Medal. (Gnr. B.W. Malan. S.A.F.A.). A rather rare issue Awarded to Gunner Malan serving with the South Africa Field Artillery. The Victory Medal is a SA pattern, English and Dutch Bilingual issue.
Victory Medal. Gunner John Peers. Royal Field Artillery. Victory Medal (706613 GNR. J. PEERS. R.A.). Awarded to Gunner John Peers served with the Territorial Force, Royal Field Artillery , (with copy MIC & medal roll) .
Victory Medal. Lt Gilbert Stapleton Roche Cheshire Regiment Awarded to Lieutenant Gilbert Stapleton Roche served with Cheshire Regiment, before the outbreak of World War One Gilbert Stapleton Roche is recorded in the 1911 Census as being single aged 29 years with the occupation of Actor. Victory Medal (LIEUT. G. S. ROCHE). Enlisted with the rank of Second Lieutenant on the outbreak of war and joining the Cheshire Regiment and serving in the Mesopatania. Entering the Mesopatania Theatre of Operation on the 13th June 1916. Papers record him as retired in 19th June 1920. Disc only as attached ring now absent and signs of damage of surface marks on rear of disc. (with copy MIC, medal roll and 1911 census).
Victory Medal. Private Charles Brown. Liverpool Regiment Victory Medal. 50653. Pte. C. Brown. L'Pool R. Awarded to Private Charles Brown serving with the Liverpool Regiment late Labour Corps. (with copy medal index card)
Victory Medal. Private Charles H. Hills. Royal Air Force Victory Medal. (40876 Pte. 1. C.H. Hills. R.A.F.). Awarded to Private Charles Herbert Hills, born 1879. Occupation before the war he is recorded on record as working as a butcher. Married 6th January 1901 in Islington. Details on service record indicates recipient was serving in the army. He enlisted in the Royal Flying Corps on the 28th July 1916. Served in the French theatre of operations. He was discharged on the 30th April 1920 in Plymouth. (with copy service papers).
Victory Medal. Private Frank W. Chapman. 1/ 6th South Staff Regt. Victory Medal. (49145 Pte. F. W. Chapman. S. Staff. R.). Awarded to Private Frank William Chapman served with the 1st Bn 6th South Staffordshire Regiment. (with copy MC and medal roll).
Victory Medal. Private Harry Davies. 9th Rifle Brigade. Victory Medal (6863. Pte. H. Davies. Rif. Brig.) Awarded to Private Harry Davies holding the rank of Rifleman. Served with the 9th Rifle Brigade, late Labour Corps. Embarked French Theatre of Operations on the 22nd June 1915. At some point was later transferred to Labour Corps then onto the Z Reserve List on the 3rd March 1919. (with copy MIC & medal roll)
Victory Medal. Private James Scott. The Queen's Regiment Victory Medal (G-41354 Pte. J. Scott. The Queen's R.). Awarded to Private James Scott. Served with The Queen's regimant, Late Labour Corps and the Beds & Herts Regiment. (with copy MIC & medal roll)
Victory Medal. Private John H. Brooks. 2nd London Regiment Victory Medal. (82896 PTE. J. H. BROOKS. 2-LONDON.R.). Awarded to Private John Henry Brooks of the 2nd London Regiment. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
Victory Medal. Private John Whiteside. Liverpool Regiment. Victory Medal. (306344 PTE. J. WHITESIDE. L'POOL R.). awarded to Private John Whiteside served with the 2/8th Kings Liverpool Regiment. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
Victory Medal. Private Thomas G. Tarry. Middlesex Regiment. Victory Medal. (2780. Pte. T.G. Tarry. Midd'x. R.) Interesting single medal to 2780 Private Thomas G. Tarry served with the Middlesex Regiment and the 5th London Regiment. Tarry served in Egyptian theatre of operations. Entering on the 1st September 1915. (with copy medal index card).
Victory Medal. Private Thomas J. Wright. Liverpool Regiment Victory Medal. (63538. PTE. T. J. WRIGHT. L'POOL. R.). Awarded to Private James Wright serving with the Liverpool Regiment, later Labour Corps. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
Victory Medal. Private Thomas Quinton. 164th Coy Machine Gun Corps. Victory Medal. (38522 Pte. T. Quinton. M.G.C.). Awarded to Private Thomas Quinton of the 164th Company of the Machine Gun Corps. Having also served with the 7th Norfolk Regiment, 13th Liverpool Regiment and late 43rd Royal Fusiliers. (with copy MIC & medal roll)
Victory Medal. Private W. H. Moseley. 14th Worcester Regiment Victory Medal. (27466 Pte. W. H. Moseley. Worcs. R.). Awarded to Private William H. Moseley of the 14th Worcestershire Regiment. Also served with 3rd and 11th Worcester Regt. Regiment histories show the regiment served in the French theatre of operations. (with copy MIC and medal roll)
Victory Medal. Private William G. Church. 1st Bn. Wiltshire Regiment. Victory Medal. 6874 Pte. W. G. Church. Wilts. R. Awarded to Private William George Church of the 1st Battalion Wiltshire Regiment. He was sent to theatre of operations on the 14th August 1914. (with copy MIC & medal rolls)
Victory Medal. Private William H. Clements. Honourable Art. Coy. Victory Medal. (4940 Pte. W.H. Clements. H.A.C. Inf.). Private William H. Clements served with the 1 st Battalion Honourable Artillery Company. Records indicate he entered theatre of operations on the 29 th June 1916. He was later discharged on the 6 th June 1917, supposedly due to being wounded. (with copy MIC & medal roll).
Victory Medal. Private William J. Harris. Army Service Corps. Victory Medal. (M-348197. W.J. Harris. A.S.C.). Awarded to Private William James Harris of the Army Service Corps. (with copy MIC and medal roll).
Victory Medal. Pte. Alfred Moore. 1st Bn. 7th Hampshire Regiment Victory Medal. (45292 Pte. A. Moore. Hamps. R.). Single medal awarded to Private Alfred Moore, 1st Bn. 7th Hampshire Regiment. (with copy MIc and medal roll)
Victory Medal. Sapper-Driver Di Wan Ali. Sapper & Miners Victory Medal. (4594 SPR-DR. DI WAN ALI. 3 S & M.). Awarded to Sapper and Driver Diwan Ali serving with the 3rd Sappers & Miners.
Victory Medal. Sepoy Muhd Hussain. 51 Sikhs Victory Medal. (1712 SEPOY MUHD HUSSAIN. 51 SIKHS.)
Victory Medal. Sergeant Arthur Arnold. 17th Welsh Regiment. Victory Medal. (25594 Sjt. A. Arnold. Welsh R.). Awarded to Sergeant Arthur Arnold served with the 17th Welsh Regiment. Medal roll indicates recipient was also attached to the 119 T.M.B., 34 D.H.Q., and 102 T.M.B. (with copy MIC and medal roll)
Victory Medal. Sergeant John F. Persey R.A.V.C. Victory Medal. (SE-8126 Sjt.J.F.Pursey. A.V.C.) Awarded to Sergeant John Fredrick Pursey enlisted and served with the Army Veterinary Corps later Royal Army Veterinary Corps. He went to the French theatre of operation on the 9th June 1915. Whilst serving over in France with the Army Veterinary Corps he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal whilst with No. 13 Veterinary Hospital. He is named in the Fifth Supplement 'The London Gazette' dated Friday 30th May 1919. Date of award Tuesday 3rd June 1919 awarded the MSM "in recognition of valuable service rendered with the Armies in France and Flanders". (with MIC, MSM medal roll and London Gazette).
Victory Medal. Sister M. Jones. RRC. serving with T.F.N.S Awarded to Miss Margaret Jones R.R.C. 2nd Class.served as Sister with the Territorial Force Nursing Service. Victory Medal (SISTER M. JONES). Serving both abroad and in France, French Theatre of Operation between 31st October 1914 to 21st May 1919. She was quoted as a excellent key member in His Majesty's Nursing Forces. Regarded as a professional individual in her ability in using her initiative and administrative capabilities as well as being a trained instructor. One of her duties was serving as Night Superintendent both at Home and France with her Service Units. Mentioned for her services by the Secretary for War in March 1917.Awarded Royal Red Cross (R.R.C.) 2nd Class in April 15. 1919 in The Edinburgh Gazette for services as Sister-in-Charge T.F.N.S. based with the 2nd Western General Hospital, Alexander Park, Stockport. Later again mention in the London Gazette (Supplement) April 9th, 1919. Later demobilised late May 1919. Slight defect on front of medal but completely correct. (with copy Memo 13th June 1919, The Edinburgh Gazette 1 5th April 1919 London Gazette. (Supplement) 9th April 1919)
Victory Medal. Warrant Officer 1st Class Arthur William Spragg. N.Z.E.F. Awarded to Warrant Officer 1st Class Arthur William Spragg of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Victory Medal (15/145 W.O.1. A.W. SPRAGG N.Z.E.F.). Born 14th May 1884 in Cambridge in England. Records show that before joining the army Arthur Spragg worked as a journalist before the war. His military career started with the Bedfordshire Yeomanry and later Sherwood Rangers. WO 1st Class Arthur William Spragg saw service abroad between 13th November 1915 to 25th February 1920.Promoted to staff sergeant on the 14th December 1918 followed by further promotion to WO Class 2nd on the 15th December 1918. He was later Gazetted for the award of the Meritorious Service Medal on the 3rd February 1920. (with copy service papers)
Volunteer L. S. & G. C. Trooper C.L.Lethion. Chota Nagpur Mtn. Rifles. Volunteer Long Service & Good Conduct. Trooper C.L.Lethion. Chota Nagpur Mtn. Rifles. Interesting Indian Regiment, raised in 1891 in Bengal, India as an Auxiliary Cavalry Regiment.
Volunteer L.S.& G.C. Sergeant J. McDonald, Glasgow Highlanders. Volunteer Long Service & Good Conduct. Awarded to a member of a volunteer Scottish Regiment. Sergt. J. McDonald. Glasgow Highlanders.
Volunteer Officers Decoration Volunteer Officers Decoration. Awarded to Officers who's qualifications was 20 yrs Commissioned Service. Medals shows "Victorian Cypher" at centre of oval reef in Silver and Gilt. Complete with oak leaf pin brooch. Hallmarked Silver showing Lion Passant, made in London and dated 1897-98 by James Garrard. In original case of issue R & S Garrad & Co, Goldsmiths & Jewellers to the Crown, 25 Haymarket, London.
Volunteer Officers Decoration, Volunteer Officers Decoration. Awarded to Officers who's qualifications was 20yrs Commissioned Service. Medals ahows "Victorian Cypher" at centre of oval reef in Silver and Gilt. Complete with oak leaf pin brooch. Hallmarked Silver showing Lion Passant, made in London and dated 1897-98 by James Garrard.
War Merit Cross, 2nd Class with Swords War Merit Cross, 2nd Class with Swords.
War Merit Cross, 2nd Class with Swords War Merit Cross, 2nd Class with Swords. (maker marked 127, Moritz Hausch Pforzheim).
War Merit Cross, 2nd Class. War Merit Cross, 2nd Class.
War Merit Cross, 2nd Class. War Merit Cross, 2nd Class.
War Merit Cross, First Class with Swords. War Merit Cross, First Class with Swords. Pin back. (Marked on reverse L11, Wilhelm Deumer, Ludenscheid).
War Merit Medal War Merit Medal.
War Merit Medal War Merit Medal
Wehrmacht Army Mountain Troops Sleeve Badge Wehrmacht Army Mountain Troops Sleeve Badge. Edelweiss emblem embroidered onto dark green background with a rope entwined surround. Still sewn onto uniform cloth green backing.
Wehrmacht Artillery Gunners Trade Sleeve Badge Wehrmacht Artillery Gunners Trade Sleeve Badge. Silk embroidered Bevo trade badge.
Wehrmacht Forces, Cloth M44 Issue Breast Eagle Wehrmacht Forces, Mid War Cloth M44 Breast Eagle Unissued.
Wehrmacht Medal Ribbon Bar Wehrmacht Medal Ribbon Bar of three.Displaying Iron Cross 2nd Class, War Merrit Cross, 2nd Class with Swords (with cross swords emblem) and Eastern Front Medal, Russia 1941-42. With attached pin for wear.
Winter Campaign Medal Russia 1941-1942. (Eastern Front Medal) Winter Campaign Medal Russia 1941-1942
Winter Campaign Medal Russia 1941-42. (Eastern Front Medal) Winter Campaign Medal Russia 1941-42. Makers mark N0.19. E. Ferdinand, Wiedmann, Frankfurt.
Winter Campaign Medal Russia 1941-42. (Eastern Front Medal) Winter Campaign Medal Russia 1941-42.
Winter Campaign Medal Russia 1941-42. (Eastern Front Medal) Winter Campaign Medal Russia 1941-42.
World War II Polish Forces Victory Medal 1945 World War II Polish Forces Victory Medal 1945. Awarded for the Victory of the Polish Nation and Allies against barbarism and hitlerism.
World War II Polish Forces Victory Medal 1945 World War II Polish Forces Victory Medal 1945
WW2 Royal Air Force Flight Engineers Brevet. WW2 Royal Air Force Flight Engineers Brevet. Embroidered flat example.
WW2 Royal Air Force Navigators Brevet Wing WW2 Royal Air Force Navigators Brevet Wing. Woven padded cloth style. Some service wear.
WW2 Royal Canadian Air Force Pilots Wings WW2 Royal Canadian Air Force Pilots Wings. Flat made embroidered pair of Flying wings.
WW2 Royal Canadian Air Force. W.A.G. Brevet Wing WW2 Royal Canadian Air Force, Wireless, Air Gunners Brevet Wing. Woven example, Kings Crown sitting on bronze wreath enclosing the initials 'WAG' and 'RCAF' with single wing. Black cloth backing on reverse.
WWI Combatants Cross of Honour 1914-18. Imperial German Forces WWI Combatants Cross of Honour 1914-18. (Maker marked C. Th. D.)
WWI Imperial German Awards Miniature Stick Pin World War One Imperial German Awards Stick Pin. Miniature stick pin with 1st Class Iron Cross, 2nd Class Iron Cross, Combatants Cross 1914-18 and Black Wound Badge. Stick pin attached at rear.
WWI War Munitions Volunteers Lapel Badge WWI War Munitions Volunteers Lapel Badge. Numbered '24263'. Period lapel badge.Brass construction. Kings crown sitting on a shield with two crossed canon's. Surrounded by a garter motto 'War Munition Volunteer'. Lapel fixture reverse, maker marked J. R. Gaunt Ltd.at top. Warranted Fire Gilt. at botton.
WWII Period Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. WWII Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve woven sigle 'VR' insignia. Woven single 'VR' in light blue on dark blue cloth background. Lined at rear.