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GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL PALESTINE 1945-48-WINDEBANK ROYAL ARTILLERY General Service Medal, clasp: PALESTINE 1945-48. Named to: 19143692 GNR R P WINDBANK R A Medal about extremely fine,a couple of light scratches in field.Struck on a thicker than usual flan,so may be later issue?-interesting numismatically and the first one I have encountered.
MILITARY GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-CLASP BARROSA-SERJT TILL- ROYAL ARTILLERY Military General Service Medal,clasp BARROSA Named to: W.TILL, SERJT R.ARTY Medal is extremely fine,small edge bruise and scratch on edge. Confirmed on roll.Ex Gendinings,1909 and 1952. William Till was born in the parish of Maddershall,Stafford.A potter by trade. Served in the 82nd Foot 1794-1795,35th Foot 1795-1796 and the Royal Artillery 1798-1817,serving for a total of 21 years,169 days. Sold with copied papers.
1911 CORONATION MEDAL 1911 Coronation Medal. Medal extremely fine,toned, on original ribbon and pin.
1911 CORONATION-COUNTY AND BOROUGH POLICE-UN-NAMED AS ISSUED 1911 Coronation (George V) County and Borough Police issue unnamed as issued. Medal about good very fine
1914 STAR AND ORIGINAL AUG-NOV CLASP- GROUP OF FOUR WITH WOUNDS BADGE-BRYANT ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY 1914 Star with genuine Aug-Nov clasp named to: 65476 DVR G BRYANT R.F.A, British War and Victory Medals named to: 65476 BMBR G.BRYANT R.A Defence Medal. With silver discharge badge no: 171991 Arrived in France 20/08/1914 Does not appear on roll for SWB under his name,but 171991 badge on roll as 65476 Bdr Fraser,Geo.Jas.this is obviously a mistake,or he changed his name?. Medals good very fine,mounted on pin.
1914 STAR SCAGELL-ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS 1914 STAR WITH MODERN COPY CLASP, NAMED TO: 1619 PTE.A.F.SCAGELL ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS. ARRIVED IN FRANCE 5/11/1914 ENT CLASP.MEDAL INDEX CARD STATES: DRIVER 24TH FIELD AMBULANCE GOOD VERY FINE
1914 STAR TO BASSINGTON ROYAL FLYING CORPS JOINED 1913 AND PICTURED AND LISTED IN " A CONTEMPTIBLE LITTLE FLYING CORPS" 1914 Star, named to: 983 2/AM C.E.BASSINGTON.R.F.C. Charles Edward Brassington(note Bassington on Medal) was born in 1890,in St Leonards,Stafford.He was a direct entrant into the Royal Flying Corps,in December 1913, and earned the 1914 Star serving with 5 Squadron,as AM/2 .he was promoted to Acting Corporal Clerk, 1 February, 1918.Was Corporal Clerk in April 1918 muster roll.Awarded Royal Aero club Aviators certificate no 4260 on 17th February 1917 as Corporal.He is listed in "A Contemptible little Flying Corps",where his details are listed, along with a photo of Brassington,and he is also pictured on a group photo,under entrant 979. He was transferred to the reserve on 24/05/1919. Nice original Royal Flying Corps entrant,worthy of further research. Medal about good very fine,on small piece of ribbon as purchased.
1914 STAR TRIO HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY ENTITLED TO CLASP 1914 Star Trio,named to: 11912 L/CPL(PTE ON PAIR) J.M.NICHOLLS 2/HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY. an early entrant.arrived in France 14/8/1914,entitled to clasp and roses. Awarded discharge badge and certificate,discharged 14/09/1917(wounds)
1914 STAR TRIO TO ENEVER-ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY DIED OF WOUNDS 1916-COMMEMORATED ON THE BASRA MEMORIAL 1914 Star trio, named to: 56762 GNR W.ENEVER R.F.A. ( A.BMBR W.J.ENEVER on pair). Acting Bombadier Willaim James Enever 56762 8th Battery 13th Brigade Royal Field Artillery died of wounds on the 08/09/1916.He was born in Gosport,and enlisted at Purbrook.He is commemorated on the Basra Memorial.He arrived in France on 14/10/1914. Medals are about extremely fine, mounted on card.Sold with copied research
1914 STAR TRIO, PICKERING 2ND. DRAGOON GUARDS 1914 STAR TRIO, NAMED TO: 6287 PTE.V.(VALENTINE) PICKERING,2/DRAGOON GUARDS.(2DG-6287 ON PAIR) ARRIVED IN FRANCE 9/10/1914. ENTITLED TO WOUNDS BADGE NO:172834( WOUNDS) ENLISTED 27/10/1902,DISCHARGED: 6/03/1915. MEDALS GOOD VERY FINE AND BETTER,ON ORIGINAL SILK, FULL-LENGTH RIBBONS
1914 STAR TRIO- SMITH ROYAL ENGINEERS 1914 Star trio named to: 28758 CPL.H.B.L.SMITH ROYAL ENGINEERS. Arrived in France 15/10/1914.entitled to a SWB discharged 17/10/1916 Medals extremely fine,on full lengths of original silk ribbons.
1914 STAR TRIO-BLANEY-ROYAL ARTILLERY-DIED 1918 1914 Star Trio named to: 82198 DVR H.BLANEY R.F.A.(R.A.on pair) Died 03/07/1918 serving with 5th Battery,45th Brigade.Royal Field Artillery The Son Hugh and hannah Blaney;husband of Alice May Blaney of 194,Sprowston Road.,Norwich.Born in Durham. Buried at Brandon(Meadowfield) cemetery,Durham. Medals are mint, with their original envelopes and boxes-no ribbons
1914 STAR TRIO-CLARKE R.G.A.-WITH SILVER DISCHARGE BADGE 1914 Star trio,named to: 39306 GNR F.A.CLARKE.R.G.A.( R.A. on pair) Together with his silver discharge badge no: B265062 Arrived in France on 17/09/1914.Discharged 25/07/1919. Medals and badge good very fine,original pin intact on SWB.Court mounted on modern ribbons for display Sold with copied M.I.C. etc.
1914 STAR TRIO-HUNTER NORFOLK REGIMENT 1914 Star Trio. Named to: 3-7775 PTE.C.HUNTER 1/NORF:R. Arrived in France 22/09/1914 Later transferred to the Essex Regt. Discharged due to sickness,26/06/1916.Entitled to SWB 80672 Medals about good very fine,on short lengths of original silk ribbons
1914 STAR TRIO-WADE 1/DRAGOON GUARDS 1914 Star trio,named to: 341 PTE.H.WADE 1/D.GDS(D-341 on pair) about very fine or better,(341 on star has been re-punched) Arrived in France 11/11/1914 On original grubby ribbons
1914 STAR-MAJOR- LATER BRIGADIER GENERAL GARNIER NORTON CARTWRIGHT C.M.G., D.S.O.- MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES FOUR TIMES. 1914 Star named to: MAJOR G.N.CARTWRIGHT R.F.A. Brigadier General Garnier Norton Cartwright, was born on 07 May 1868,the Son of R.N.Cartwright,of Ixworth Abbey,Suffolk.He joined the Royal Artillery on 17th Feb 1888; became Lieutenant 17th Feb., 1891; Captain 1 July,1898,and Major 9 Dec. 1903.Major Cartwright served in the European War from 1914; became Lieutenant-Colonel 30th Oct.1914; Served with the 55th Battery Royal Field Artillery.He was temporary Brigadier General ,Royal Artillery 1st Division,B.E.F.British Armies in France,from 15th October 1915, to 19th October, 1917.He married Isabel,daughter of the late T.J.Masters of Llannelly Hall,Llantrisant. He died in 1924 and is buried at Ixworth, Suffolk.There is a memorial tablet at St.Mary's church, Ixworth, Suffolk. D.S.O.: London Gazette: 18/02/1915 "For services in connection with operations in the field" C.M.G.:London Gazette; 04/06/1917 M.I.D.: London Gazette: 17/02/1915 M.I.D.: London Gazette : 01/01/1916 M.I.D.: London Gazette: 15/06/1916 M.I.D.: London Gazette: 15/05/1917 Arrived in France 23/08/1914, entitled to clasp,British War and Victory Medals would have been named: BRIG GEN according to his M.I.C. Medal about good very fine Miniatures have appeared on the market, which included an I.G.S.,1897 Jubilee,1903 Delhi Durbar.
1914/15 STAR TO: COCK EAST SURREY REGIMENT 1914/15 STAR NAMED TO: 6361 H.E.COCK, EAST SURREY REGIMENT. STAR IS ABOUT GOOD VERY FINE,NO RIBBON
1914/15 STAR TRIO AND DEFENCE MEDAL TO MOULE,ESSEX REGT 1914/15 Star trio, named to: 15271 PTE. J.MOULE,ESSEX R. Together with a Defence Medal. Medals are about good very fine,court mounted for display.
1914/15 STAR TRIO AND NAVAL LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL TO DYER-H.M.S.HAREBELL 1914/15 Star Trio,named to: K1461 L.DYER,S.P.O.R.N. Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal(George V Admirals bust) fixed suspension,named to: K10461 L.DYER.S.P.O.H.M.S HAREBELL. Leo Dyer was born in 1890 and joined the Royal Navy on 05/10/1908-his trade upon enlisting,was "Butchers assistant" He served on numerous ships and shore bases,including: VIVID/SULEJ/NIOBE/KENT/ROYAL ARTHUR/SKIRMISHER/APOLLO/WOOLWICH/HAREBELL/TUSCAN/ DAFFODIL.Record complete until 1928.He was pensioned in 1930. He was eventually shore-invalided on 03/02/1940 with "anxiety neurosis" H.M.S.Harebell was an "Anchusa" class convoy sloop. Medals about very fine and better,with some contact wear,on the B.W.M. Mounted as worn,on pin,on original but a little scruffy ribbons.Comes with set of large original papers.
1914/15 STAR TRIO AND ROYAL FLEET RESERVE L.S.G.C-BURROUGHS R.N. 1914/15 Star trio named to: SS 3859 P.R.BURROUGHS A.B.R.N. Royal Fleet Reserve Medal(George V Admirals bust) named to: S S 3859(CH.B.11424) Philip Richard Burroughs was born in Lewisham, London on 06/10/1893. He enlisted on the 26/02/1912 as a Special Service Man,enlisting for 5 years with the R.N.and 7 years with the RFR. His trade is given as Signal Clerk,when signed up. He served on thre following Ships/Shore bases: Pembroke/King Edward VII/Queen/Russell/Eclipse/Yarmouth/Clio/ Medals are extremely fine,comes with copied service record.
1914/15 STAR TRIO GUNNER SEABROOK-ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY 1914/15 Star trio named to: 554 GNR W.J.SEABROOK R.F.A. Arrived in in France 1/11/1915 Medals about good very fine,on replacement ribbons.
1914/15 STAR TRIO NUNN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY 1915/15 Star Trio named to: 12884 PTE C.NUNN YORKS L.I. Arrived in France 26/08/1915 entitles to a SWB. Medals about Extremely fine,no ribbons.
1914/15 STAR TRIO OWEN-EAST SURREY REGIMENT 1914/15 Star trio named to: L5934 PTE.S.OWEN EAST SURREY REGIMENT. Arrived in France: 19/01/1915. Medals about good very fine,mounted on pin for wearing.
1914/15 STAR TRIO PTE J.J.SMITH BERKSHIRE REGT 1914/15 Star trio,named to: 11017 SJT J.J.SMITH R BERKS R Arrived in France 07/08/1915. Medals good very fine or better,comes with wearing bar(2 medals loose on bar) copied M.I.C.
1914/15 STAR TRIO ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY-TRANSFERRED TO ROYAL AIR FORCE 1914/15 Star trio Star named To:705666 DVR A.ANDERSON R.F.A. Pair named to: 407166 2 A.M .A.ANDERSON R.A.F. M.I.C confirms.Label with group states he served with the: 2nd.East Lancs Brigade,R.F.A.T.F.Arrived in France 31/05/1915. Comes with R.A.F. papers,which show that he came from Manchester,and served in the R.A.F. a a fitter.Papers also state: "Gas Shell poisoning" Transferred to R.F.C.01/01/1918. Medals about good very fine, on odd old pieces of original ribbons
1914/15 STAR TRIO TO AYLING-22ND (KENSINGTON BTN) ROYAL FUSILIERS- KILLED IN ACTION 14/07/1916 1914/15 Star Trio,named to: 937 L SJT G.P.AYLING R.FUS.( K 937 SJT.G.P.AYLING R.FUS on pair) 937 Sergeant George Percy Ayling 22nd Btn., Royal Fusiliers was killed in action on 14/07/1916.He was born at Notting Hill,enlisted at Fulham and lived at Paddington.He is buried at the Zouave Valley Cemetery,Souchez. Medals are about good very fine,on full-length original silk ribbons. Arrived in France 26/11/2017.Sold with copied M.I.C.etc.
1914/15 STAR TRIO TO BEAN -SHOEING SMITH -R.F.A. 1914/15 Star trio Star named to:99145 S-STH G.BEAN R.F.A. Pair named to: 99145 DVR G.BEAN R.A. Arrived in France on 25/09/1915 Medals nearly extremely fine, on lengths of original silk ribbon.Sold with copied M.I.C.
1914/15 STAR TRIO TO HALES-SUFFOLK REGIMENT,FROM LOWESTOFT,SUFFOLK 1914/15 Star Trio, named to: 3064 PTE.W.J.HALES SUFF R. Private William James Hales 3064 4th Batallion Suffolk Regiment,died of Wounds on 02/11/1916.The Son of Mr and Mrs G.Hales,of18,Mariners St.,Lowestoft.He enlisted at Ipswich.He is buried at the Grove Town Cemetery,Meaulte. Medals are extremely fine or better,on mostly full length original silk ribbons. Sold with further research,etc.(see pair to brother-item no: 51100)
1914/15 STAR TRIO TO HARRISON,SOUTH LANCS- KILLED IN ACTION 25/09/1915 1914/15 Star Trio named to: 3513 PTE J.HARRISON S.LAN R. 3513 Pte.John Harrison was killed in action 25/09/1915 serving with the 2nd.Battalion South Lancs Regt age 19. Born and lived at Pendleton,enlisted at Bury,Lancs.The Son of John and Alice Harrison,of 12,Lissadel St.,Broughton Rd.,Pendleton,Manchester.He is buried at the Bedford House Cemetery.Arrived in France on 02/04/1915 Comes with 10 pages research-copied War graves registration,headstone details,etc. Medals about extremely fine,old tape mark on reverse of 1914/15 Star,modern replacement ribbons.
1914/15 STAR TRIO TO WHITE-W/01 ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS-WITH ORIGINAL DRAWING AND PAPERS 1914/15 Star trio,named to: 01646 SJT.J.B.WHITE A.O.C.(Star) 01646 T.W.O.CL1. J.B.WHITE A.O.C.(Scarce rank) Sold with original transfer to reserve certificate,as a Sub-Conducter.Demobilization Account,his will,leaving his estate to his Wife.and most interestingly, a pencil drawing, signed Bert White,entitled "The Retreat" a View from my dug-out. Medals about good very fine, but Star and Victory a little stained BWM dark toned,on original silk ribbons. Interesting lot
1914/15 STAR TRIO TO WILSON-8TH BATTALION SUFFOLK REGIMENT-KILLED IN ACTION14/07/1916-FROM SOMERLEYTON,SUFFOLK- 1914/15 Star trio named to: 14350 PTE.H.WILSON SUFFOLK REGT. Horace Wilson 14350 8th Battalion Suffolk Regiment was killed in Action on 14/07/1916.He was born at Somerleyton,Suffolk,and enlisted at Lowestoft,Suffolk.He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.In the 1911 census he is listed as a Farm Labourer,living at the Green,Somerleyton,Suffolk. Medals are about good very fine,the victory Medal a little tarnished.
1914/15 STAR TRIO TO- BATCHELOR- ROYAL NAVY RESERVE 1914/15 Star trio,named to: 7056A L.I.BATCHELOR SMN R.N.R. Comes with service papers which show that he was born 1896,and lived at Pakefield,Suffolk. He joined the Royal Navy Reserve on 11/12/1914.He served on various Ships and shorebases including: Victory/Dunacan/Magda/Magpie/Excellent and Avaca. He was demobilised on 22/02/1919. Medals about very fine.
1914/15 STAR TRIO WITH EDWARD VII LONG SERVICE MEDAL TO HICKS, H.M.S.BLENHEIM 1914/15 Star Trio named to: 2792153 T HICKS CH.STO.R.N. Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal(Edward VII) named to: 279153 THOMAS HICKS ACTG CH.STO.H.M.S.BLENHEIM. Thomas Hicks was born in 1875,at Smarden,Near Ashford,Kent,and entered the Royal Navy on 14th February 1895.He served on the following Ships: Pembroke,Wildfire,Wye,Penguin,Duke of Wellington,Kent,Leander,Tyne, Blake,Blenheim,Minerva,Jupiter,Vengeance and finally Vivid II. He was invalided in October 1915 suffering with chronic pneumonia,and is on the roll for the silver war badge,no.509. Medals about good very fine to extremely fine.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-BARBER MOTOR MACHINE GUN SERVICE ROYAL ARTILLERY AND MACHINE GUN CORPS 1914/15 Star, named to: 1683 GNR C.T.BARBER M.M.G.S. British War and Victory Medals,named to: 1683 GNR.C.T.BARBER. M.M.G.S.-R.A.- Medals about good very fine, mounted on pin for wearing. Arrived in France 16/09/1915-M.I.C. States M.M.G.S.R.A. and Machine Gun Corps. Scarce on the market.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-BARBER-2 CPL -A SJT ROYAL ENGINEERS 1914/15 Star trio named to: 68320 2 CPL (on star) A.SJT (on pair) W.G.BARBER R.E. Arrived in France on 27/07/1915 Later service as WR 500249 Medals are about extremely fine,on original silk ribbon. Comes with copied M.I.C.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-BARBER-ARMY VETERINARY CORPS 1914/15 Star Trio,named to: SE 8170 PTE.G.W.BARBER A.V.C. Arrived in France: 16/09/1915 Medals about very fine, mounted on pin,as worn. Copy of M.I.C.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO CHARLES ALEXANDER WALLIS-ESSEX REGIMENT,KILLED IN ACTION IN MSEPOTAMIA WITH THE MACHINE GUN CORPS 1914/15 Star trio,named to: 1420 PTE.C.A.WALLIS: ESSEX R. Bronze Memorial Plaque, named to: CHARLES ALEXANDER WALLIS. Private Charles Alexander Wallis was killed in action in Mesopotamia on 19th September 1918 serving as Private 49378 54th Bn.,Machine Gun Corps aged 24. The Son of George and Hannah Wallis,of 49,Rissen Road,Manor Park,Essex.Born Forest Gate, enlisted at Ilford, Essex.He is buried at the Ramleh War Cemetery,(Israel). Medals and Plaque extremely fine,trio court mounted for display.Comes with copied M.I.C.Confirming change of no,etc.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-CHARLTON ROYAL ENGINEERS 1914/15 Star trio Named to: 49271 SPR A.E.CHARLTON R.E. Medals extremely fine,on lengths of original silk ribbon,mounted on felt pad.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-DEFENCE MEDAL TO BOX-ROYAL NAVY 1914/15 Star trio, named to: SS 11933 W.J.BOX.STO1 R.N. Defence Medal. Medals about good very fine,on short pieces of original silk ribbon Walter James Box was born in Colchester,Essex on 29/04/1893 He joined the Royal Navy in 1912.He served on various Ships and Shore bases including:VIVID11/CAENARVON/BERWICKand CONQUEROR. He joined the Royal Fleet Reserve in 1919,and was invalided on 15/06/1921.Presnt at the capture of SS SPREEWALD on 10 Sept 1914. An early action for WW1. Mounted on card for display
1914/15 STAR TRIO-EDWARD VII L.S.G.C P.O.DAVEY ROYAL NAVY 1914/15 Star Trio with Royal Navy L.S.G.C(EDWARD VII) Trio named to: 159404 F.A.DAVEY S.P.O.R.N. L.S.G.C. named to: 159404 F.A.DAVEY STO.P.O. H.M.S.TENEDOS. Born 1870, Great Yarmouth,enlisted 1893. Comes with service papers. Medals about very fine or better,suspension bar a little twisted on L..S.G.C.some contact wear,mounted on pin as worn.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-FILBEY-ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY 1914/15 Star Trio named to: 37765 DVR.A.E.FILBEY R.F.A. Arrived in France 26/7/1915 Medals about good very fine,on short lengths of ribboons.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-FLETCHER NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS 1914/15 Star trio named to: 5437 CPL A.FLETCHER NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. Arrived in France 9/09/1915 Medals about very fine.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-GUNNER JULIER ROYAL NAVY 1914/15 Star Trio named to: GNR A.G.JULIER R.N. Alfred George Julier,born: 1884,Hackney,London. Joined 1902.,and worked his way up through the ratings.Appointed Gunner 03/02/1913,Acting Mate 16/10/1914(cancelled re court-mar) Served on a host of Ships,including: Impregnable,Agincourt,Revenge,D.O.Wellington,Vernon,Excellent,Pelorus,Sirius,Agamemnon,Excellent,ST.George,Carysfort,Neptune,Lucifer,Blenheim,Waterhen,shore bases etc. In the remarks column,Julier is equally praised and denigrated with remarks such as: "more suited to ship with Warrant Officers Mess" His promotion to "Acting Mate" was cancelled in lieu of being court-martialled for being: "drunk on board ship" The most interesting remark is from Captain Lane: "Dangerous near call as torpedo fired from "Carysfort"-considered to blame in not carrying out duties with proper care".. Retired 2/07/1920,died 1953. An interesting read. Medals about good very fine.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-JOHNSON DRAKE BN.ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION-WOUNDED TWICE-KIILLED IN ACTION 1918 1914/15 Star Trio,named to: T.Z. 4550 H.J..JOHNSON A.B.R.N.V.R.(J.H.JOHNSON on Star) Able seaman Herbert John Johnson Tyneside Z4550 Drake Bn.Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve was killed in action on 8/09/1918.The Son of Herbert Hall Johnson and Mary Gertrude Johnson of 33 Romulus Street,Gateshead. He is buried at CANTAING British Cemetery. Johnson was born in 1897,and his address at enlistment was given as:11,Waugh St.Gateshead -On -Tyne.He enlisted on 21/05/1915 and was transferred to Nelson Bn., on 21/09/1915. He was wounded on 13/11/1916: "Shrapnel wound right side"Rejoined Bn from hospital 17/11/1916. Joined training School, Calais,14/01/1917 Rejoined 07/03/1917. Served as Batman to Lieut Turnbull. Leave in UK 22/05/1917-1-06 1917 He was again wounded on 19/10/1917 GSW R Thigh(sev). Invalided to England.Transferred to Drake Bn.,until:27/03/1918. Johnson was Killed in Action on 28/09/1918. Medals are extremely fine and better-with 2 original boxes and envelopes(AF)Also comes with original Admiralty casualty letter. A fine casualty group to the Nelson Battalion Royal Naval Division,with full set of copied papers.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-KIRK ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY 1914/15 Star trio Named to: 71883 A-BMBR C.KIRK R.F.A.On star, BMBR on pair. Medals about very fine or better,a little contact wear on BWM. On lengths of original silk ribbons,mounted on felt pad. Arrived in France on 27/09/1915
1914/15 STAR TRIO-LAVIS ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE 1914/15 Star trio Named to: DA 1967 C.LAVIS D.H. R.N.R. Medals about extremely fine,on mixture of old and new ribbons,mounted on card. Charles Lavis was born on 19/05/1874.He joined the Royal Naval Reserve on 09/11/1914,address given as Vauxhall St.,Plymouth, He served on a number of armed trawlers,on mine clearance duties, including "Sabrina"(-a hiredYacht) /Zeebrugge/ Idaho(special service hired yacht) Invalided at Deal 18/02/1920. Comes with papers, which are hard to read in parts.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-LONG SERVICE MEDAL TO TALYOR-H.M.S.JULIUS 1914/15 Star trio, named to: 307057 J.TAYLOR ACT.MECH R.N.(MECH on pair) Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, named to: 307057JAMES TAYLOR MECHN H.M.S.JULIUS.(Harbour Craft base at Constantinople) James Taylor was born on 02/04/1882 at South Tayock Dunn, Forfar,Occupation given as Ploughman. He joined the Royal Navy in August, 1904.He served on numerous Ships and Shore establishments, including: ACHERON/PEMBROKE/LONDON/JASON/OSCAR/INDOMITABLE/ IMPLACABLE/TYNE/COMMONWEALTH/LORD NELSON/E/KING EDWARD/CRESSY/CAESAR/ST.GEORGE/EUROPA/JULIUS/VICTORY/RALEIGHCALCUTTA/DARTMOUTH and CONSTANCE. Shore pensioned August 1926.Medal traced 03/11/19. Mechanician scarce rank,equal to Stoker Petty Officer Medals about very fine or better,mounted on card for display,comes with large size Naval Papers.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-LUCAS FIREMAN-MERCANTILE FLEET AUXILIARY 1914/15 Star trio, named to: W.LUCAS FMN.,M.F.A Medals are extremely fine,with original box for the 1914/15 Star(A/F)-no ribbons. William Lucas on the Medal roll as serving on "Ellida"-A hired Yacht. Sold with copied Medal Roll.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-MATTHEWS 15TH HUSSARS 1914/15 Star trio,named to: 6022 Pte.H.A.Matthews 15-Hussars. Arrived in France 19-5-1915. Later Service with the R.F.A. Medals about good very fine,mounted on wearing pin
1914/15 STAR TRIO-MEMORIAL PLAQUE-CAMPBELL MIDDLESEX REGIMENT-KILLED IN ACTION 26/09/1916-DOUBLE V.C. ACTION Bronze Memorial Plaque-WILLIAM CAMPBELL 1914/15 Star trio, named to: G2207 W.CAMPBELL,MIDD'X.R. G-2207 Private William Campbell,12th Bn., Middlesex Regiment,was killed in action on 26th September 1916.He was born,and enlisted at Holburn, Middelesex,and is commemorated on the Thiepval memorial. Privates Edwards and Ryder of the of the 12th Middlesex were awarded the Victoria Cross for this action. Medals and plaque about extremely fine, star has been very nicely gilded. Comes with extensive research,etc.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-MITCHELL MANCHESTER REGIMENT-LATER 2 LIEUT 1914/15 Star Trio named to: 6193 PTE.W.MITCHELL MANCH REGT.(CPL on pair). M.I.C.Shows Mitchell as commissioned 2 LIEUT. Arrived in France 7/09/1915. Lived at 330 Salterhebble, Halifax. Medals about extremely fine,on full lengths of modern ribbon. Interesting group-worthy of further reasearch.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-PLUS SCHOOL MEDAL,DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY 1914/15 Star Trio, named to: 10481 PTE.F.HARRIS.DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. Medals about good very fine,on full length original ribbons. Comes with attractive Walthamstow School Board Medal named to: Frederick Harris,1903. Arrived in Asiatic Theatre (5i) Landekai Ridge?- 21/08/1915
1914/15 STAR TRIO-PRICE STOKER 1 ROYAL NAVY FROM LEOMINSTER, HEREFORDSHIRE 1914/15 Star Trio, named to: K12101 E.J.PRICE. STO.1.,R.N.(L.STO on BWM and Victory) Medals about good very fine,on small pieces of original ribbons. Edward Jesse Price was born in Leominster,Herefordshire in 1892. He joined the Royal Navy in August, 1911. He served on various Ships and Shore establishment, including: PEMBROKE/INDOMITABLE/ENDEVOUR/LEANDER/ World War 1 Service: HALCON and Wallington, then :HECLA/BLENHEIM/TRIBUNE and MONARCH. He was discharged invalided in 1921.Comes with copied papers.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-PTE NEW-ARMY VETERINARY CORPS 1914/15 Star trio. Named to: 2942 PTE.E.W. NEW A.V.C. Obverse of BWM pitted
1914/15 STAR TRIO-SMITH -ROYAL HIGHLANDERS 1914/15 Star trio named to: 11466 PTE.P.SMITH R.HIGHRS. Arrived in France 3/12/1915 Medals about good very fine,on short lengths of old ribbon.
1914/15 STAR TRIO-TO CUNNINGHAM- SIGNALLER -ROYAL NAVY 1914/15 Star trio named to: J 25257 R.M.CUNNINGHAM O.SIG.R.N. Comes with copied service papers.Born 1898 in Ayr,trade given as joiner. Joined Royal Navy in June,1913. Served on various Ships and Shore stations including: Ganges/Victory/Empress of India/Sandhurst/Vernon and Dido.Discharged November 1919 Medals good very fine,on original,full length silk ribbons
1914/15 STAR TRIO-WINTON YORKSHIRE REGIMENT 1914/15 Star trio. Named to: 14954 PTE. E.WINTON YORK R. Arrived in France: 09/09/1915. Medals about very fine or better,mounted on wearing pin
1914/15 STAR-BENWELL ARMY SERVICE CORPS 1914/15 Star named to: SS 16001 H.BENWELL A.S.C. Star about very fine,slightly pitted, no ribbon.
1914/15 STAR-CALLABY ROYAL ARMY VETERINARY CORPS 1914/15 Star, named to: SE4043 PTE. E.G.CALLABY A.V.C. Medal about very fine, on modern ribbon
1914/15 STAR-KNIGHT-ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY 1914/15 Star,named to: 5142 GNR. J. H. KNIGHT R.G.A. Medal is about very fine, on frayed piece of ribbon
1914/15 STAR-RICHMOND ROYAL NAVY RESERVE 1914/15 Star,named to: SA 1494 F. RICHMOND 2.HD. R.N.R. Medal is about good very fine, on modern piece of ribbon
1914/15 STAR-SURGEON COMMANDER BARFORD-ROYAL NAVY-THE YOUNGEST SURGEON COMMANDER AT THE END OF WW1 1914/15 Star, named to: ST SURG J.L.BARFORD R.N.(Staff Surgeon,executive rank of Commander) James Leslie Barford was born on 25/01/1885. He qualified as M.R.C.S.,L.R.C.P.,in 1905,and immediately entered the Royal Navy,in which he served until 1919.Main Royal Navy papers not found, he was attached to the R.N.A.S.as a Lt.Surgeon,and was serving at Mudros repairs base.At the end of the war, Barford was the youngest Commander Surgeon in the service..Upon leaving the Royal Navy, he joined the Merchant Navy,serving with P and O line,and travelling to most parts of the world.Later he became interested in mental health,and worked at Hospitals in Lincoln,and Ipswich.During the Second World War he was medical officer to the the Surrey County Council Civil Defence organisation,to which he devoted characteristic enthusiasm and ingenuity in planning and first aid.In 1946 he spent nine months in the Antartic,with the first post-war Whaling expedition to leave this country,as medical officer to S.S.Southern Venturer,and carried out much research into the collection, and large scale maunufacture of glandular products.On his return, his desire for adventure reasserted itself, and he joined the the Post Office Telegraph dept as medical officer on H.M.Telegraph Ship Alert, and later on H.M.T.S.Monarch. He died on 29/11/1950.A full Obituary can be found in the British Medical Journal, Medal about good very fine, a few areas of staining. Interesting recipient, and worthy of further research.
1914/15 STAR/BRITISH WAR MEDAL TO GREEN, NORFOLK REGT-DIED OF WOUNDS 17/03/1916 1419/15 Star,and British War Medal,both named to:14320 PTE.S.GREEN NORF R. 14320 Pte.Sydney Green,died of Wounds on 17/03/1916. He was born in Kettlestone, Norfolk,and enlisted at Norwich.He is buried at the Lissenthoek Military Cemetery. Medals about good very fine.Comes with copied photo of recipient, and photos of the Kettlestone War Memorial, on which he is listed. Copied census returns,etc.
1915/15 STAR TRIO-PLUS I.G.S.CLASP WAZIRISTAN 1921-24-HILL ROYAL ENGINEERS 1914/15 Star Trio,plus I.G.S.(1908) clasp WAZIRISTAN 1921-24 Trio named to: 22198 SPR S.HILL R.E.(A/CPL on pair) SGT S.HILL.R.E on I.G.S(note: no service no. on I.G.S.(Issued in India) Arrived in France 12/12/1914.(served with 1st or 2nd divisional signal coy) Medals about very fine or better,on original stitched ribbons as worn.
1939/1945 WAR MEDAL SECOND WORLD WAR 1939/45 SERVICE MEDAL IN CUPRO-NICKEL. PLEASE NOTE,THIS MEDAL IS A MULT-STOCK ITEM,AND THE EXAMPLE LISTED MAY NOT BE THE ONE SENT,BUT WILL BE OF EQUAL QUALITY
1953 CORONATION MEDAL 1953 Coronation Medal-un-named as issued. A few contact marks,otherwise EF
1977 JUBILEE MEDAL IN BOX OF ISSUE 1977 Jubilee Medal,in original Royal Mint card box of issue. Medal extremely fine,on pin for wearing-box in good order,with a couple of small marks on box lid.
1977 JUBILEE MEDAL-CANADIAN ISSUE 1977 jubilee Medal,in silver, Canadian Issue. Medal good very fine,with some toning.
A FINE AND SCARCE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL GROUP OF FOUR TO HALLS- ROYAL INNISKILLING FUSILIERS 1914/15 Star Trio,Star named: 17935 C.Q.M.SJT.F.L.HALLS. R.INNIS. FUS. British War and Victory Medals named to: 17935 C.SJT.F.HALLS R.INNIS.FUS..Meritorious Service Medal,(George V) named to: 17935 C.Q.M.SJT. F.L.HALLS 8/ R.INNIS FUS. M.S.M.London Gazette 18/01/1919 (Dover) Medals about good very fine or better. Comes with Soldiers small book,third and second class Education certificates,whilst serving with the 2/Suffolk Regiment,discharge certificate,and a superb photograph of Halls on his wedding day,with his wife, Alice. Francis Lancelot Halls was born in 1887 in the parish of St.Johns,March,Cambridgeshire.He enlisted at March,Cmbridgeshire on the 16th March,1903 into the Suffolk Regiment,aged 15 years 5 months as a boy soldier,sometime transferring to The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.His discharge certificate also states service with the Military Foot Police.He arrived in the Balkans on 11/07/1915.He was discharged on 2nd October,1920.Also comes with copied M.I.C.,London Gazette,etc.
AFGHANISTAN 1878-80 MEDAL-HIGHAM DRUMMER NORFOLK REGT Afghanistan Medal 1878-80 named to: 31 DRUMR S.HIGHAM 2/9TH FOOT Confirmed on roll. Also entitled to an Indian General Service Medal, clasp JOWAKI.as a private. Medal about very fine, suspension bar is bent.
AFGHANISTAN MEDAL 1878-79-80 TO POWER 1/18TH ROYAL IRISH REGT Afghanistan Medal 1878-79-80 no clasps, named to: 68B/1577 PTE J.POWER 1/18TH REGT. John Power attested for the 1/18TH Regt on 15th October, 1877.He was born in Tipperary,Ireland, having previously served with the Tipperary Militia.He served in Afghanistan,India, and Egypt,being entitled to the Egypt, Medal,and the Khedives Star. He was discharged 12/10/1889.Medal Confirmed on roll,full set of papers available on Ancestry. Medal about very fine or better.
AFGHANISTAN MEDAL-ROYAL GIBRALTAR REGT-RARE ON THE MARKET Afganistan Medal, clasp AFGHANISTAN Named to: PTE.B SPENCER R. GIBRALTAR GR/8884 Medal is extremely fine,court mounted on pin for wearing. There is an image available of Pte.Brett Spencer after receiving his Medal from the Governor of Gibraltar. Please note: very fiew members of the Gibraltar Regt.Received the O.S.M.,and as such is rare on the market.
AFGHANISTAN NO CLASP-WEBBER 72ND HIGHLANDERS Afghanistan 1878-79-80 no clasp.Named to: 58.B/2581 PTE T.WEBBER 72nd HIGHrs. Medal is about good very fine Comes with old copied muster rolls etc.
AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL CLASP KENYA-BEARD-BUFFS Africa General Service Medal,(Queen Elizabeth II) clasp KENYA. Named to; 22692340 PTE.D.V.BEARD.BUFFS. Medal good very fine,uneven naming typical of the period
AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-HALSTEAD-K.O.Y.L.I. Africa General Service Medal, clasp KENYA. Named to: 22868484 PTE.L.HALSTEAD K.O.Y.L.I. Medal is nearly extremely fine
ANCIENT AND HONOURABLE ARTILLERY CO.1638-1963-AND THE VISIT OF THE H.A.C.OF LONDON COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL Bronze Medal Ancient and Honourable Artillery Co.1638-1963 Medal. Reverse: Commemorating the Anniversary Of The Ancient And Honourable Artillery Company 1638-1963.And the visitation of the Honourable Artillery Company Of London 1537-1963. On Ribbon,about Extremely fine
ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT-SMITH 54TH FOOT Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (Victoria small letter reverse). Named to: 1141 PTE P.SMITH 54TH FOOT.(Impressed naming) Medal extremely fine. Peter Smith was born in West Woodhay,Newbury Berkshire.Enlisted in the 94th Foot on 4th April,1855.Transferred to the 54th Foot. Served Gibraltar 9 1/2 Years,East Indies 11 9/12 years. Discharged medically unfit "Rheumatism" caused by Long Service and the climate in Dalhousie Full set of papers supplied with Medal
AUSTRIA KARL "BRAVERY MEDAL" IN BRONZE AUSTRIA KARL-1917-18 BRAVERY MEDAL REVERSE:"FORTITVDINA" IN BRONZE-ABOUT GOOD FINE NO RIBBON
B.WM./VICTORY PAIR-KAHLER-NORFOLK REGIMENT BWM/VICTORY MEDAL pair named to: 37004 Pte.R.Khaler Norfolk Regt. About Good Very Fine,both Medals have a small edge bruise
BALTIC MEDAL UN-NAMED AS ISSUED TO THE ROYAL NAVY Baltic Medal 1854-55 un-named as issued to the Royal Navy Medal about very fine,suspension a little loose
BALTIC MEDAL-UN-NAMED AS ISSUED Baltic Medal, un-named as issued. Good very fine,several edge nicks and bruises
BELGIUM ORDER OF LEOPOLD-KNIGHTS BADGE IN SILVER ORDER OF LEOPOLD KNIGHTS BADGE IN SILVER. AND ENAMEL. MODERN ISSUE. EXTREMELY FINE
BOARD OF TRADE ROCKET APPARATUS PROOF OF SERVICE AT WRECK TOKEN Board Of Trade Rocket Apparatus Proof Of Service at a wreck Medal/Token 366mm diameter,bronze. Obverse has the Victorian Crown,Reverse attractive three-masted Sailing ship. 3,000 of these tokens were struck by the Royal Mint in 1877 and distributed to Coastguard Stations, 25 of each being delivered to each station.1,000 more were produced and distributed in 1883. These tokens were issued to participants who helped or assisted at a rescue,as a "token" payment as proof of their service. The tokens were then redeemed for the appropriate fee for the rescue,at a later date. Fee for a call-out 2/6d Fee for attending a wreck 5/- Fee for Saving a life £1. This example is in extremely fine or better condition with some original colour remaining.
BRASS TOKEN/MEDALLET- REVIEW OF THE EASTERN COUNTIES VOLUNTEERS-GREAT YARMOUTH 1862 Brass Token/Medalet In Commemoration of the Review of the Eastern Counties Volunteers. At Great Yarmouth 19th June 1862. 22 mm holed for wearing on watch chain
BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL-DRIVER WEST MERCIA CONSTABULARY British Empire Medal Elizabeth II Civil Named to: Charles Frederick Driver. London Gazette: 15th June 1974 Charles Frederick Driver,Sergeant West Mercia Constabulary. Medal extremely fine, in box of issue.
BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL-MITCHELL-FOREMAN OF THE AFFRIC HYDRO-ELECTRIC SCHEME British Empire Medal (Elizabeth II)named to: WILLIAM E.MITCHELL London Gazette: 01/01/1952 William E Mitchell,General Foreman,Affric Hydro-Electric Scheme (Cannich,by Beauly) The Glen Affric/Glen Cannich was a vast construction scheme,which involved the building of two dams,the largest of which was 2,385 ft long and 160 ft tall-the two lochs were connected by a tunnel just over 3.5 miles long,The construction work employed up to: 2000 people and as well as a large number of lowland scots,men from all over the u.k.were joined by Irish,Poles,Czechs,Canadians and even German ex-prisoners of War. Medal is extremely fine,and interestingly,must have been amongst the first awarded during the reign of the present Queen.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDAL PAIR-CHALMERS -ROYAL SCOTS British War Medal,Victory Medal nAmed to: 23943 PTE.A.P.CHALMERS R.SCOTS(scottish Rifles) M.I.C.shows further service with The Labour Corps and 15/London Regt. Medals about extremely fine,on short pieces of ribbon
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDAL-GREEN NORFOLK REGT K.I.A. 1917-FROM NORWICH British War and Victory Medals,named to: 26141 PTE.H.R.GREEN NORF R. Pte.Henry Robert Green, 26141 7th Btn., Norfolk Regiment,was killed in action on 16 May, 1917.He enlisted at Norwich, and is buried in the Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery,Wancourt. Was ling in Russel St.,Heigham Norwich in the 1911 census. Medals about good very fine, on full-length original silk ribbons.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS 2-LIEUT E.L.SMITH-SOUTH LANCS British War and Victory Medals Named to: 2-LIEUT E.L.SMITH Only one 2-LIEUT E.L.SMITH on the M.I.C's is to Edward L.Smith served with the South Lancs,entitled to 1914/15 Star. The only other E.L.Smith is to:Lieut Edward L Smith 11th Leicester Regt. Medals extremely fine.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS LIEUT RICHARD CORNWALL JONES SERVED AS AN OBSERVER WITH 34 SQUADRON- MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES AS A CIVILIAN FOR PALESTINE 1937 British War and Victory Medals, named to: LIEUT R.C.JONES R.A.F. Richard Cornwall Jones was born in Bangor, Wales. He joined the Royal Flying Corps in 1917. He served as an Observer with 34 Squadron. Jones was then employed by the Air Ministry in the Works directorate He was mentioned in despatches on 23/07/19137 for services rendered during the period April/October 1936. Jones is also mentioned in the magazine "Nursing with attitude" 1989 (PMRAFNS Association magazine) by his Daughter stating that she was born at Halton, where her Father was employed by the Air Ministry in the Works Directorate,and was involved in the construction of the Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Hospital.The article contains some interesting anecdotes about her Father. Medals extremely fine,comes with original box lids (A/F) Interesting pair, worthy of further research. Sold with copied R.A.F.Papers,and research.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS TO HALL,ARMY VETERINARY CORPS British War and Victory Medals,named to: SE-23155 CPL.H.HALL A.V.C. Medals about good very fine,on original full-length ribbons.Comes with copied M.I.C.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS TO HUNT,ROYAL WARWICKS British War and Victory Medals named to: 306812 PTE.J.HUNT R.WAR.R, Medals about good very fine,on short pieces of original silk ribbons. Suppled with copied M.I.C.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS TO MANNING ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS British War and Victory Medals Named to; 94962 PTE.S.G.MANNING R.A.M.C. Medals are as issued,with full-length original silk ribbons,in box of issue
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS TO MILLWARD- HAMPSHIRE REGT,KILLED IN ACTION 23/10/1916 WITH BROTHERS PLAQUE-SERVED R.N.A.S./R.A.F.BOTH ON THE BASINGSTOKE MEMORIAL British War and Victory Medals named to: 20356 PTE.S.MILLARD HAMPS R. 20356 Pte.S.Millard was killed in action serving with the 1st Bn.,Hampshire Regt.He was the Son of Albert and Louise Millard of 17,Fairfield Road,Basingstoke,Hants.He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Together with his Brothers Bronze Memorial Plaque named to: HAROLD GEORGE MILLARD.Served with the Royal Naval Air Service.He was born in 1899 and was a Bank Clerk.He served on President 11/Crystal Palace.Cranwell and on Daedalus.Later served with the R.A.F.He died of illness on 14/02/1920.He is not listed on the CWGC Also sold with the box for his BWM,which is marked: F28321 H.G.M Millard (Harold George Marsh Millard) A.C.1.R.N.A.S.Both brothers are commemorated on the Basingstoke War Memorial. Medals are extremely fine or better, on original full-length silk ribbons.Plaque extremely fine.Sold with copied Naval Papers,1911 census return,which show the Millard Brothers living at the same Address,M.IC.etc.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS TO NELSON-SOUTH LANCS KILLED IN ACTION 23/10/1916 ON THE SOMME British War Medal/Victory Medal.Named to: 26085 PTE.H.W.NELSON S.LAN.R. Pte.Henry William Nelson,26085 7th Battalion South Lancs Regt;was Killed In Action 23/10/1916,aged 40.He was the Son of William Henry Nelson,of 51,Kingsland Rd.,Stamford Road.,Dalston,London.He was born at Hackney,Middlesex,lived at Dalston,Middlesex,and enlisted at London. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Medals are about good very fine,on original full-length silk ribbons.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS TO OSBORNE-ESSEX REGT- KILLED IN ACTION ON 23RD OCTOBER 1916-FROM ELY-CAMBRIDGE British War and Victory Medals,named to: 21405 PTE.H.OSBORNE ESSEX R. 21405 Pte.Harry Osborne, 2and.,bn., Essex Regiment was killed in action on 23 October 1916 aged 24 years.He was the Son of George and Elizabeth Osborne of 46,Ickingham, Ely, Cambridgeshire.He was born at Tuddenham,Mildenhall,lived at Great Wakering Essex, and enlisted at Warley, Essex. He is commemorated on the Thiepval memorial. Medals are about extremely fine, the reverse of the Victory Medal a little stained.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS TO SPICER MILITARY FOOT POLICE British War and Victory Medals,named to: P- 9913.L.CPL.R.SPICER M.F.P. Medals about extremely fine,on full-length original silk ribbons. Sold with copied M.I.C.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS,PLUS BADGE TO DAY,NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS British War and Victory Medal,named to: 76069 PTE. A.H.A.DAY NORTH'D FUS. Court mounted on card,with cap badge and shoulder titles, plus one button. Medals about good very fine.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-2-LIEUT EDWARD JOSEPH PYKE-ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY PREVIOUSLY SERVED WITH THE ARTISTS RIFLES.LATER IN LIFE BECAME KNOWN AS THE FOREMOST EXPERT ON WAX MODELLING- AND AN AUTHOR British War and Victory Medal. Named to: 2-LIEUT E.J.PYKE. Edward Joseph Pyke was born in 1898,and joined the 28th London Regt (Artists Rifles) on 1/06/1916,his occupation given as student,having previously served in the OTC Wellington.He was commisioned into the R.F.A.on 20/02/1918. On the 21/10/1918,he was blown off his horse by a shell, which hospitalised him,and wounded his horse.He was admitted to the Red Cross hospital at Rouen. Edward Joseph Pyke continued his education, reading Engineering,and gaining an M.A. He then worked as an apprentice at Metro Vick in Trafford Park,and as an Engineer on the Cableship Silverfray,before becoming chief technical officer,and head of the estates dept.at the Royal Institute for the blind in 1925, where he remained until his retirement in 1963. He then began to research Wax Sculptures,His interest in the subject stemmed from inheriting his Fathers collection of wax sculptures in 1953. In 1973 the Oxford University Press published his research in "A biographical History Of Wax Modellers".He updated this work in 1981, and 1986,with three supplements, which he published privately.These publictions included details of work held in private and public collections worldwide. He donated a collection of Wax Models to the Victoria and Albert Museum,which also holds his records and papers. Comes with Officers papers,which includes his attestation papers for the Artists Rifles,plus his pension records, which mainly concern his claim for a pension following the incident where he was blown up by a shell. The imperial War Museum also hold a photo of Pyke,copy included. Medals about extremely fine. Interesting reipient.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-CAPTAIN JOHN HARMER DREW R.A.M.C.-A DOCTOR-LIVED IN WESTON SUPER-MARE British War and Victory Medals. Named to: CAPT J.H. DREW Served R.F.A.(124th Brigade) Transferred to the R.A.M.C.(T.C.) Arrived in France 30/07/1915-entitled to 1914/15 Star,Address on M.I.C.given as Walliscote Lodge,Weston-Super Mare. Born Portsea Island,Hampshire 1882. Member Royal College of Surgeons,Eng 1905,Lisc Royal College of Physicians London,1905.M.b.Bac.Surg. 1905.M.D.1909 University College,London.He was in general practice, mainly in Devon and Dorset. Died 27/02/1938 at Weston Super Mare leaving £29,673 in his will Medals about extremely fine, on short pieces of original ribbon.Comes with copied research,Medical Registers,etc.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-EDWARDS-K.O.Y.L.I. British War and Victory Medals, named to: 204489 PTE.E.EDWARDS.K.O.Y.L.I. Medals about good very fine,on short pices of original silk ribbons
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-GUEST-MACHINE GUN CORPS British War and Victory Medals,named to: 65825 PTE.F.GUEST M.G.C. Medals are extremely fine,on short lengths of original ribbon.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-HUBBARD 2-LIEUT SUFFOLK REGIMENT KILLED IN ACTION 17/02/1917 British War and Victory Medals Named to: 2-LIEUT A.HUBBARD Second Lieutenant Alfred Hubbard 8th Btn., Suffolk Regiment,was killed in action on 17/02/1917. He is buried at the Regina Trench Cemetery,Grandcourt. Sold with copied research including account of the action in which he was killed-See Friend of the Suffolk Regiment."Operation Legacy" Entitled to a 1914/15 as 3756 Pte. Honourable Artillery Company. He was commissioned into the Suffolk Regiment on 31/07/1916. Medals about extremely fine,BWM toned,on original silk ribbons.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-KINGS British War and Victory Medals,named to: 82170 PTE.J.W.KINGS DURH. L.I. Medals are extremely fine, on short lengths of original silk ribbon
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-LAWES NORFOLK REGIMENT-DISCHARGED-GUN SHOT WOUNDS TO SHOULDER AND JAW British War and Victory Medals. Named to: 29730 PTE C.F.LAWES. NORF Comes with M.I.C and War Badge roll which shows that Charles Frederick Lawes enlisted on 11/12/1915 and was discharged on 18/09/1917 due to gun-shot wounds,right shoulder and Jaw. Medals are in good very fine condition,and on full length original silk ribbons
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-MEMORIAL PLAQUE-BATEMAN SOUTH LANCS-KILLED IN ACTION 09/09/1917 British War and Victory Medals,Bronze Memorial Plaque-named to: ERNEST FREDERICK BATEMAN.Medals named: 203605 PTE.E.F.BATEMAN S.LAN.R. 203605 pte.Ernest Frederick Bateman,1st/4th Battalion South Lancs Regt.,was Killed in Action on 09/09/1917.He was born and enlisted in Manchester,the Husband of Mary A.Bateman,of 10,Egerton St.,Gorton,Manchester.Remembered on the Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery.Comes with 9 pages research- copy War Graves details,M.I.C.etc. Medals and plaque about good very fine,Medals dark-toned.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-RAWLING-NOTTS AND DERBY REGT British War Medal,Victory Medal named to: 73582 PTE.W.RAWLING NOTTS & DERBY R. Medals about very fine,on old frayed ribbons,mounted on pin as worn.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-TWITE NORFOLK REGT British War and Victory Medals,named to: 5380 PTE.A.W.TWITE NORF R. Medals extremely fine, on original full-length silk ribbons
BRITISH WAR MEDAL TO MATTHEWS-ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE British War Medal,named to:F.25518 A.G.W.MATTHEWS A.C.1 R.N.A.S. Arthur George William Matthews was born in Islington,London on 15th May 1890.His occupation is given as "House Agent" He joined the Royal Naval AIr Service on 02/02/1917,and served at Crystal Palace and Felixstowe.He then transferred to the R.A.F. IN 1918.Trade given as Aircraft Mechanic and clerk. Medal is mint,with original silk ribbon in box of issue,(a/f) Comes with copied Naval and R.A.F. service record.
BRITISH WAR MEDAL TO SMITH- THE QUEENS REGT British War Medal Named to; 94962 PTE.H.G.SMITH THE QUUEN'S R. Medal is extremely fine, on piece of original silk ribbon
BRITISH WAR MEDAL VICTORY MEDAL TO CAINE MANCHESTER REGIMENT British War Medal and Victory Medal pair,named to: 252383 PTE.A.CAINE MANCH. R. Medals about good very fine,on original full-length silk ribbons
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-ADAM THOMSON- MERCANTILE MARINE-FROM LIVERPOOL British War Medal,named to: ADAM THOMSON Served with the Mercantile Marine,lived in Liverpool, born 1892. Medal about very fine, on small original piece of ribbon
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-BINSTEAD-ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS British War Medal,named to: 120378 PTE.J.H. BINSTEAD R.A.M.C. Medal is about extremely fine, dark toned.
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-BURT-SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS British War Medal, named to: 10059 PTE. A.H. BURT SEAFORTH Medal is about very fine, on piece of modern ribbon
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-CAMPKIN-HERTS REGT British War Medal,named to; 5957 PTE. J.R.CAMPKIN HERTS R. M.I.C.Shows later service with the Leicestershire Regt. Medal about good very fine,re-fixed suspension,which is slightly loose. Copy M.I.C.with Medal
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-COE ROYAL ENGINEERS British War Medal,named to: 181130 SPR W. COE R.E. Medal is about good very fine, on piece of original silk ribbon
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-FINCH-9 LONDON REGIMENT British War Medal,named to: 6203 PTE.F.G.FINCH 9-LOND R.(County of London Regiment-Queen Victoria's Rifles Medal about very fine,slight contact marks,on small piece of original ribbon.
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-HAMILTON K.O.Y.L.I.-KILLED IN ACTION 20/11/1917 British War Medal,named to: 235496 PTE J HAMILTON K.O.Y.L.I. Pte.James Hamilton 235496 7th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry was killed in action on 20/11/1917.He was the Son of Mary Anne Watson(formerly Hamilton) of 92, Croydon Road,Newcastle-on Tyne,and the late James Hamilton.He enlisted at Naewcastle,and is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial,Louverval. Medal is about good very fine
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-HIRST-COLDSTREAM GUARDS-DIED -29/10/1914 British War Medal,named to: 3517 PTE.T.H.HIRST C.GDS. 3517 Private Thomas Henry Hirst 1st Bn.Coldstream Guards died on 29/10/1917.He was born in Kidderminster,Worcs.,and enlisted in Birmingham.He is commemorated on The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. He arrived in France on 11/09/1914,and is entitled to the Aug/Nov clasp. Medals is about extremely fine, on piece of original silk ribbon. Supplied with copied M.I.C etc.
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-JOHNSON-NOTTS AND DERBY REGIMENT British War Medal,named to: 14779 PTE.H.JOHNSON.NOTTS & DEBY R. Medal about vey fine, but heavy star contact marks on obverse,on small pice of original silk ribbon. Entitled to a SWB,discharged 27/10/1917
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-LIEUT WILLIAM ELSON INDIAN ARMY-SERVED WITH 154 INFANTRY-FROM CAMBRIDGE British War Medal,named to: LIEUT W.ELSON Only Medal entitlement-served with 154 Infantry,and Indian Army Reserve Of Officers Lived at 64,Eltisley Avenue,Cambridge. Medal about good very fine
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-ORD SEAMAN WOMACK ROYAL NAVY British War Medal,named to: J91906 E.W.WOMACK ORD. R.N. Medal is about extremely fine, toned on piece of original silk ribbon.
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-PEACH R.A.F. British War Medal named to: 286149 PTE. 2.C.M.PEACH R.A.F. Medal about very fine
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-POLLARD,R.A.F. British War Medal named to: 28602 2.A.M.D.H.POLLARD R.A.F Medal about good very fine, toned
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-ROBSON-ROYAL ENGINEERS British War Medal, named to: 147351 SPR.P.A.ROBSON.R.E. Medal is about good very fine,on original length of silk ribbon,suspension slightly bent.
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-VARNHAM-EAST LANCS REGIMENT British War Medal,named to:19648 PTE.W.VARNHAM.E.LAN.R. Medal about nearly very fine, contact wear,on short length of original silk ribbon
BRITISH WAR MEDAL-WALTER KEEBLE-MERCANTILE MARINE FROM HARWICH British War Medal named to: WALTER KEEBLE. On the Mercantile Marine ,Medal roll.Came from Harwich,born in 1870. Medal about very fine or better,on original length of silk ribbon
BRITISH WAR MEDAL/MERCANTILE MARINE PAIR-ROBERT MC INTOSH British War Medal/Mercantile Marine Medal pair. Named to : ROBERT MC INTOSH 2X Robert Mc Intosh' listed on roll Robert Mcintosh born Glasgow,1886 Robewrt Mcintosh born Wallsend on Tyne,1891. Medals about good very fine,suspender on Mercantile Marine is a little twisted and loose,on original stitched ribbons.
BRITISH WAR MEDAL/VICTORY MEDAL-DAVIES CHESHIRE REGIMENT British War Medal/Victory Medal named to: 67392 PTE.G.DAVIES CHES REGT.(Garfield Davies) Entitled to a SWB Badge. Medals extremely fine or better. Comes with copied M.I.C.
BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO JAMES BARNHURST COLES-DIED ON H.M.S. BULWARK 1914 Bronze Memorial plaque named to: JAMES BARNHURST COLES J/1937,James Barhurst Coles Royal Navy, died on 26th November 1914,aged 18,when H.M.S.Bulwark exploded, with the loss of all but 14 of the crew. He was the Son of Frederick George and Amanda Coles,of 1,Melrose Rd.,Gainsborough Lincolnshire. Plaque is about very fine, with a couple of stains
BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE-NAMED TO ALBERT TAYLOR Bronze Memorial Plaque,named to: ALBERT TAYLOR Numerous Men with this name are listed as having died during WW1 on the C.W.G.C.website Plaque is about good very fine
BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE-SIDNEY BATES Bronze Memorial Palque, named to: SIDNEY BATES Two Men of this name are listed on the C.W.G.C. 153188 Gunner Sidney Bates Royal Field Artillery,died 01/12/1918 23496 Pte.Sidney Bates 6th Bn., Border Regiment,died 22/08/1917. Plaque good very fine,dark finish
BWM/VICTORY MEDAL BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO BIRD,COLDSTREAM GUARDS-KILLED IN ACTION 15TH SEPTEMBER 1916-FROM THORPE-NORWICH-NORFOLK Bronze Memorial Plaque,named to:JOHN GORDON BIRD. British War and Victory Medals, named to: 10791 CPL.J.G.BIRD.C.GDS. 10791 Corporal John Bird,1st Bn., Coldstream Guards was killed in action on 15/09/1916 aged 20.The Son of William Jesse and Alice Bird,of Thunder Lane,Thorpe St.Andrew,Norwich.He is commemorated on the Thiepval memorial,and the Thorpe St.Andrew Memorial. Arrived in France on 26/11/1914 (entitled to star,missing from group) Medals and plaque good very fine,comes with copied research,photos of the Thorpe, Norwich War Memorial,etc.
BWM/VICTORY MEDAL LAWRENCE MERCHANT FLEET AUXILIARY British War Medal/Victory Medal.Named to: H.A.G.LAWRENCE TR M.F.A. Medals about good very fine,BWM dark toned,
BWM/VICTORY MEDAL TO ALLEN,EAST SURREY REGIMENT British War and Victory Medals named to: 39901 PTE.F.R.ALLEN E.SURR R. Medals about good very fine,on full length original silk ribbons. Sold with copied M.I.C.
BWM/VICTORY MEDAL-O'SHEA RIFLE BRIGADE-ENT TO SWB British War Medal/Victory Medal. Named to: 4381 PTE.J.O'SHEA RIF BRIG. With M.I.C-Shows arriving in France on 20/12/14 entitled to a SWB,and 1914/15 Star. Medals about very fine,BWM dark toned,original lengths of silk ribbon.
BWM/VICTORY MEDAL-OAKEY(M.B.E.)-R.N.V.R-TRAINED AS A PILOT IN THE R.N.A.S. British War and Victory Medals named to: LIEUT W.H.OAKEY R.N.V.R.(also entitled to a 1914/15 Star) Wesley Howard Oakey was born in 1891.Previously a student at the School of Shipping. He entered the R.N.A.S.on 13/06/1915 as a temporary Flight Sub-Lieutenant,as a trainee Pilot.His papers,under remarks column states that: "Has been rather nervous, but now looks like becoming a good pilot".Too much imagination.25 hour in the air.Flown Cauldron,Fairman,Bleriot,Sopwith and Curtiss.As an Officer good,knows how to handle men. A fair pilot,Most experienced and reliable stores officer, in which duties he has been most useful. A timid Pilot, but an exceptionally good officer.Very capable,and takes charge of men. I entirley cocur with this officers application to transfer to the R.N.V.R.as stores officer.He will never become a pilot as he lacks nerve,confidence and judgement in the air-it is only a matter of luck that that he has not allready had a bad accident.In addition to his flight duties he has been doing duty as a stores officer,in which capacity he has shown extraordinary knwledge and zeal.The work appeals to him,and he has a complete knowledge of the procedure of keeping Naval and Air Service stores.He has been of the very greatest value to me in running this sation,being the best and and most hardworking Officer I have got.He can take charge of men;they like him and work for him.I recommend him to be transferreed as a Lieutenant in the R.N.V.R. Served at Eastchurch and Westgate. Transferred R.A.F. On his R.A.F. papers he is listed as F/LIEUT Technical aero Rigging.Transferred to Reserve 17/09/1926 Relinquished commission 12/09/1930.Upon discharge,his address is given as: "Eversley" Highweek, Newton Abbot, Devon. Awarded M.B.E. (Military division) London Gazette:01/01/1923. Medals about good very fine,comes with copied papers.
BWM/VICTORY MEDALS TO LIEUT IAN DRUMMOND CLAUGHTON 11TH CAMBRIDGESHIRE BTN., SUFFOLK REGT-THEIR FIRST OFFICER TO BE DIE IN ACTION British War and Victory Medals,named to; LIEUT I.D.CLAUGHTON Entry in De-Ruvigny: Lieut Ian Drummond Claughton 11th Bn., Suffolk Regt.,was killed in action on 02/03/1916.The Son of Henry and Emily Claughton of Fornham St.Martin,Suffolk.B.A (Kings College Cambridge).He is buried at Brewery Orchard Cemetery,Bois-Grenier. Ian Drummond Claughton was born 04/10/1890-the 3rd Son of Henry William Claughton of University College,Oxford, and Thornham St.Martin,Bury St.Edmunds,Suffolk.H.M.Inspector of Schools(1874-1913) by his wife Emily, daughter of Captain R.H.H.Kightley,7th Royal Fusiliers.and godson of Bishop Piers Claughton,Archdeacon of London, and Chaplain General of the Forces.Educated at Repton School,and Kings College Cambridge(B.A.1912) He obtained all the School prizes at Repton for English Literature,History,etc.On taking his degree in the Historical Tripos,the college granted him a further exhibition for Research work; he possessed great ability and was very widely read.He was gazetted a 2nd Lieut in the 11th Cambridgeshire Battalion,Suffolk Regt 9th September 1914; promoted Lieut June 1915 went to France early in January 1916.Killed in action 2 March near Bois Grenier.His Colonel wrote: "He was absolutely fearless and died a noble death" He is listed on the Fornham St Martin War Memorial. He was the first "Cambridge Kitchener" Officer casualty Medals are extremely fine, removed from a frame,and mounted on a green baize backed board.
BWM/VICTORY PAIR TO WATSON WITH "R" PREFIX-ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE British War Medal and Victory Medal pair. Named to: R1641 C.R.WATSON A.B. R.N.V.R. R prefix denotes "transferred from the Army" Medals about extremely fine.on two lengths of original ribbons.
BWM/VICTORY-2 LIEUT GEORGE STORIE-ROYAL SCOTS British War Medal/Victory Medal.Named to: 2-LIEUT G.STORIE Only 1 Officer with this initial and name-served with the Royal Scots. Applied for Medals 03/02/1922-living at: Burnside College,Tarbolton,Ayrshire. Medals are extremely fine or better,on original silk ribbons. See Sons Medals 50507
BWM/VICTORY-GREEN NORFOLK REGIMENT-KILLED IN ACTION 16/05/1917 British War and Victory Medals,named to: 26141 PTE.H.R.GREEN. NORF R. 26141 Pte.Robert Henry Green 7th Battalion Norfolk Regiment,was killed in action on the 16 May 1917.He is buried at Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt. He is shown on the 1911 census as living in Russell Street,in the parish of Heigham,Norwich,his age given as 13,and his occupation as a scholar.. Medals extremely fine,on original silk ribbons.Comes with copied research.
BWM/VICTORY-HALES QUEEN'S REGIMENT British War and Victory Medals,named to: 36157 PTE.G.HALES THE QUEEN'S R. Medals about extremely fine See item no:51099 for Brothers' Medals.
CADET FORCES MEDAL ACTING SQUADRON LEADER NAYLOR R.A.F.V.R. Cadet Forces Medal( Elizabeth II DEI GRATIA ) named to: ACT.SQN.LDR.H.M.NAYLOR.RAFVR (T) impressed naming Medal extremely fine.
CAMPAIGN SERVICE MEDAL CLASP: CYPRUS-GILBERT-R.A.O.C. General Service Medal(ELIZABETH II), clasp MALAYA. Named to: 23320390 PTE.B.W.GILBERT R.A.O.C. Medal is extremely fine
CAMPAIGN SERVICE MEDAL CLASPS BORNEO/MALAY PENINSULAR-HUNTE- ROYAL ARTILLERY Campaign Service Medal,clasps: BORNEO/MALAY PENINSULA Named to: 24004572 GNR J.HUNTE R.A. Medal extremely fine,comes with box for the clasp "Malay Peninsula"-proving entitlement. Scarce 2 clasp Medal. Comes with collectors note, stating that the recipient was a British subject,but his Father was a South Seas Islander and had been a branded slave in his youth.
CAMPAIGN SERVICE MEDAL-CLASP BORNEO-CRUMMACK-KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY Campaign Service Medal,clasp: BORNEO. Named to: 23684963 PTE.G.CRUMMACK KOYLI Medal about good very fine,dark toned,on pin for wearing
CAMPAIGN SERVICE MEDAL-CLASP NORTHERN IRELAND-JACKSON THE QUEENS Campaign Service Medal, clasp NORTHERN IRELAND named to: 24257334 PTE P.B.JACKSON QUEENS. Medal about good very fine,some tarnishing on obverse.
CAMPAIGN SERVICE MEDAL-NORTHERN IRELAND-CANNY R.C.T Campaign Service Medal clasp: NORTHERN IRELAND. Named to: 24364661 DVR.P.T.CANNY R.C.T. Medal about extremely fine, toned
CASUALTY GROUP TO HUGGINS ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE-SERVED WW1-DIED IN SERVICE 1944 H.M.S. ELOOPA 1914/15 Star trio named to: SA 262 J.R.HUGGINS 2 HD.R.N.R. 1939/45 War Medal in box of issue,box named to: Mrs E E Huggins 82,Baliol Rd Gorleston On Sea Norfolk. LT/JX 184432 Second Hand Robert James Huggins royal Naval Patrol Service H.M.S.Eloopa died on 24/07/1944.Son of James Robert and Martha Emma Huggins;husband of Ella Elvery Huggins of Gorleston. Born Bradwell,Suffolk in 1885,he joined the Royal Naval Reserve on 10th August 1914,and served in H.M.A.D."TESSIE" later serving in "TARTER and "KINGFISHER" He was demobilised 0n 14/04/1919. Recalled for service in WW2 he died whilst serving on H.M.S. Eloopa.He is buried in Gorleston Cemetery. Medals about very fine or better,star and victory a little stained. Also comes with original Naval condolence letter and Medal box addressed to his wife(AF) and set of WW1 Naval papers.
CASUALTY TRIO TO FINCH-KINGS ROYAL RIFLE CORPS PLUS SCROLL, PHOTO AND DIARY 1914/15 Star Trio named to: 5-4664 PTE.A.R.FINCH. K.R.RIF.C. 5/4664 Rifleman Alfred Rivers Finch,King's Royal Rifle Corps died of wounds on 15/05/1915 aged 21.The Son of George and Louisa Finch,of 287,Lewisham High Rd.,Brockey,London.He was born in Deptford,Kent,and enlisted at New Cross, Kent.He is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial. He arrived in France on 24/11/1914.He was reported as wounded and missing.His M.I.C. states: ACC DEAD. Casualty form staes Reported missing, believed killed. Group also comes with a photo, with Finch Identified,a Y.M.C.A.diary,a box the Medals were kept in, with a band of "Rifle Green" leather material around,and his commemorative scroll,which is framed,and could be removed for posting.All as purchased together. Medals about good very fine, on original silk ribbons, with residue on the back of the ribbons. Interesting, original lot.
CORONATION MEDAL 1911 METROPOLITAN POLICE ISSUE Coronation Medal, 1911 Metropolitan Police issue Named to: P.C.T.CLARKE Medal about good very fine,on original ribbon
DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS,IN ORIGINAL BOX WITH M.I.D.AWARD LETTER TO BROWN,R.A.F.V.R. Defence and War Medals in box of issue,Addressed to: F.M.BROWN ESQ,22,BEVERLEY ROAD,IPSWICH. Comes with original letter informing that 1247663 Cpl Brown, F.M. R.A.F.V.R. Has been awarded a Mentiioned in Despatches 01/01/1946. Also comes with ticker-tape slip for the Medals, and emblem,Medal award slip,and a small size M.I.D.emblem. Medals as issued,in their original packets.
DELHI DURBAR 1911 MEDAL Delhi Durbar,1911 Medal struck in silver Medal is extremely fine, on original pin and ribbon
DELHI DURBAR MEDAL 1911 Delhi Durbar Medal 1911 Extremely fine and toned, complete with pin, on original ribbon.
DIAMOND JUBILEE MEDAL 2012-BOXED QUEEN ELIZABETH 11 DIAMOND JUBILEE MEDAL IN BOX EXTREMELY FINE OR BETTER,BOX IN A1 CONDITION
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS(GEORGE V) IN ORIGINAL BOX WITH PRIVATE MEDAL FOR VALOUR AWARDEDTO CAPTAIN THOMAS HENRY CLATWORTHY MERCHANT NAVY Distinguished Service Cross(George V) in original box of issue. Hallmarks for London 1917-18. Cross about extremely fine,and lightly toned. Ribbon a little rubbed,on original wearing pin, Original Garrards case,lining a little worn. Sold with a private Lifesaving Medal? with top clasp: FOR VALOUR. Obverse has SS ANDORINHA DEC 24TH 1913. Reverse has the inscription: "FROM THE CRITICAL QUARTETTE" TO CAPTAIN CLATWORTHY.(hallmarked Birmingham 1912-13) 32mm dia. On attrractive yellow and red ribbon-presumably the colours of the Yeoward Line,marked with the letter YB. Captain Thomas Henry Clatworthy was born in 1878 at Bridgewater Somerset.He received his second Mates certificate in 1900,his Mates certificate in 1903,and his Masters certificate in 1905. In October 1912 he was the Master of the S.S.Andorihna (Yeoward Line) bound for the Canaries.It maybe that during this voyage the event occured That let to Captain Clatworthy being awarded the private Lifesaving Medal from the Critical quartette that was presented in 1913. He received a commendation(M.I.D) in the London Gazette,dated 17/11/1917,and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, London Gazette 22/02/1918."in recognition of zeal and devotion to duty shown in carrying on the trade of the country during the War. Also entitled to a Mercantile Marine War Medal and British War Medal. Interesting pair-purchased together.Sold with copied research.,and a small bronze Amateur Gymnastics Association Medal warded to: M.J.Clatworthy Championship of England 1928 Standard.
EGYPT LONG SERVICE GROUP OF THREE TO- PEERSFIELD ROBERTS- ROYAL MARINES Egypt Medal,undated, named to: P.ROBERTS PTE.R.M.L.I (Impressed naming) Khedives Star dated 1884-86 un-named.Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal,named to: PEERSFIELD ROBERTS PRIVATE 40TH Co.R.M.L.I.(Impressed naming) Peersfield Roberts was born on 12th August,1852,at Warburton,Sussex.He enlisted in the Royal Marines on 11th August,1870. He served on various Ships and Shore bases including: CHATHAM,HECTOR,DUNCAN,etc. He sailed with Royal Marine Battalion for Egypt,on 10th February,1884,and was invalided from "Remittive" Fever-? on the 13th August 1884 on the Mediterranean Station,He then sailed for England on 17th August, and arrived back at Chatham on 30 August. He qualified for the Royal Navy Long Service Medal,which was received on 30 September 1880.His Egypt Medal and Star are confirmed on his papers, and on the Medal Roll, where he is listed as Piersfield Roberts. Medal are about good very fine,one or two contact marks from the star on Egypt and L.S. Medal, but much better than the average Egypt Group which has come into contact with the star.
EGYPT PAIR-MONK-1/ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT Egypt Meda, undated, clasp: SUAKIN 1884-85,named to: 724 PTE R MONK 1/RL. W.KENT R. Khedives Star, dated 1882 Egypt Medal is slightly pitted due to contact wear with star,the "K" of KENT being obliterated on the naming, otherwise about very fine,and on original mounting bar, with medals stitched on. Egypt Medal and clasp confirmed on roll.
EGYPT/KHEDIVES STAR PAIR-RUSHBRIDGE H.M.S. TYNE-DIED IN SERVICE Egypt Medal,undated,naming officially impressed in capitals to: T.RUSHBRIDGE STO. H.M.S. TYNE. Khedives Star,dated 1884. Thomas Rushbridge was born in June 1854,and joined the Royal Navy in 1873.He served on a number of Ships including: ASIA,CROCODILE,HECTOR/JUMNA/VERNON/HECLA/TYNE/ALEXANDRA/ADELAIDE/D OF WELLINGTON/ He was sentenced to to two trips to the "cells"and was also in "gaol" three times.He is shown as DD "Morbus Cordis"( heart attack or sudden death) 30/01/1887.only 65 undated Medals to this Ship. Medals are extremely fine,the Khedives Star with most of the original finish.On two replacement modern ribbons. Comes with copied papers and medal roll
ELIZABETH 11 POLICE EXEMPLARY SERVICE TO AN INSPECTOR ELIZABETH 11(DEI GRATIA) POLICE EXEMLPARY SERVICE MEDAL. NAMED TO: INSPECTOR WILLIAM T.RICHARDS. ABOUT EXREMELY FINE
FAMILY MEDALS TO SOLLOWAY SUFFOLK REGIMENT General Service Medal,(Queen Elizabeth 11) clasp: CYPRUS named to: 2350658 PTE.S.N.SOLLOWAY SUFFOLK. Together with a boxed set of four Medals: 1939/45 Star,France and Germany Star,Defence and War Medals-no ribbons for the 39/45 star or the Defence Medal.Box named to: Mr.S.F.Solloway 3,Church Close,Leyton,London.with original medal entitlement slip Could be the same man? Medals about good very fine,G.S.M.toned.
FIRST DAY OF GALLIPOLI LANDINGS CASUALTY TRIO TO WARR ROYAL FUSILIERS-WITH TWO OF HIS BROTHERS' WWI BRITISH WAR MEDALS-FROM TAUNTON- SOMERSET 1914/15 Star trio, named to: 14414 PTE.E.WARR R.FUS (on Star) British War and Victory Medals named to: L014414 PTE.E.A. WARR R.FUS. L14414 Private Ernest Andrew Warr,2nd Bn.,Royal Fusiliers was killed in action on 25/04/1915.He was born and lived in Rowbarton,and enlisted in London.He is commemorated on the Helles memorial. Pte.Warr was killed on the first day of the Gallipoli landings,the 2nd Royal Fusiliers having landed on "X" Beach. Also sold with two of his Brothers' WW1 British War Medals: 181259 SAPPER W.WARR R.E. later WR/257136 3359 PTE. S.R.J. WARR SOM L.I. later 241442 (this his only entitlement) The 1901 census shows Ernest,Sidney and William Warr living in the Parish of St.Andrews,Rowbarton,Taunton,Somerset. Medals are all about fine to very fine,the obverses of the Medals having been a little polished and proudly worn by the brothers or their Parents. Interesting family group,sold with copied research.
FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR THE FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR PLEASE NOTE,THIS IS A MULTI-STOCK ITEM,AND THE ONE LISTED MAY NOT BE THE ONE SENT,BUT IT WILL BE OF EQUAL QUALITY TI THE ITEM PHOTOGRAPHED
GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL CLASP MALAYA-TROOPER VIRGO 13/18 HUSSARS General Service Medal (George VI) Clasp MALAYA Named to: 22476494 TPR J.E. VIRGO 13/18 H Medal is about good very fine,V of Virgo weakly impresssed.
GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL CLASP CYPRUS-ASQUITH ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS General Service Medal(Q.E. II) clasp CYPRUS named to:23430655 FUS.R.ASQUITH R.W.F. Medal extremely fine.
GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL CLASP MALAYA-BALDWIN- ARMY CATERING CORPS General Service Medal(GEORGE VI) Clasp: MALAYA Named to: 2065878 SJT. K.E.BALDWIN A.C.C. Medal about extremely fine
GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-CLASP IRAQ TO GLOVER KINGS DRAGOON GUARDS General Service Medal (George V) Clasp IRAQ. Named to: D-12424 PTE.F.GLOVER.1-K.D.G. Medal is about good very fine, but suspension a little loose. No entitlement to WW1 Medals.
GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-CLASP IRAQ-HADLEY-ROYAL HORSE ARTILLERY General Service Medal ( George V) clasp IRAQ-named to: 1036716 GNRH.HADLEYR.A. Medal index card shows service with the Royal Horse Artillery. No WW1 entitlement/ Medal about fine or better
GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-CLASP MALAYA TO CAPTAIN STORIE R.A.M.C. General Service Medal,clasp: MALAYA named to: CAPT.W.B.D.STORIE R.A.M.C. Captain W.B.D.Storie(M.B.) appointed Captain: L.G 28/10/1949 Medal is extremely fine. See Fathers Medals:50508
GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-CLASP PALESTINE-ELKIN R.A.S.C. General Service Medal(GEORGE VI) clasp PALESTINE Named to: T/865412 DVR W ELKIN R.A.S.C. Medal about good very fine,very small correction to "E" on name. Served with the 58th.Co.R.A.S.C.
GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-MALAYA -ROYAL ARTILLERY General Service Medal,clasp MALAYA,named to: 23303328 GNR.G.FORSTER ROYAL ARTILLERY. Medal about extremely fine,toned.
GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-MALAYA R.A.M.C General Service Medal,(Elizabeth II) Clasp: MALAYA. Named to: 23404235 Pte.A.E.Hudson,R.A.M.C. Medal about good very fine
GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-PALESTINE FORSTER-LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT General Service Medal,clasp PALESTINE Named to: 4450189 PTE.F.L. FORSTER LINC R. Medal is extremely fine, Confirmed on roll
GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-TPR-POLLARD 13/18TH HUSSARS General Service Medal(Queen Elizabeth 11) clasp: MALAYA Named to 22306731 TRP C.P. POLLARD 13/18TH HUSSARS. Medal about good very fine.
GENERAL SERVICE/CAMPAIGN MEDAL PAIR TO CLARKE ROYAL ARTILLERY GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL,CLASP"MALAYA" AND CAMPAIGN SERVICE MEDAL,CLASP "BORNEO" PAIR NAMED TO: 23126978 GUNNER D.CLARKE.ROYAL ARTILLERY.( L.BOMBADIER ON CAMPAIGN SERVICE MEDAL).MOUNTED ON PIN AS WORN,MEDALS GOOD VERY FINE
GEORGE VI ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL-LEEDHAM WARWICK R. Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (GEO VI BRITT OMN) clasp: REGULAR ARMY Named to: 5105565 C.SJT.C.H.LEEDHAM WARWICK. Meda about very fine,contact marked and several "edge nibbles". Leedham was reported wounded in Burma 03/04/1944 but this was later retracted.So may have qualified for the Burma star,etc.
GOLDEN JUBILEE MEDAL 2002 BOXED QUEEN ELIZABETH 11 GOLDEN JUBILEE MEDAL IN BOX OF ISSUE WITH CARD. EXTREMELY OR BETTER,BOX NAMED TO: 24822451 CPL P BATEY.
GREAT WAR B.W.M. TO: BRITTAN R.A.M.C. B.W.M. NAMED TO: 117636 PTE.F.F.BRITTAN R.A.M.C. MEDAL IS ABOUT GOOD VERY FINE OR BETTER, ON A SMALL PIECE OF ORIGINAL RIBBON
GREAT WAR B.W.M. TO: STAFFORD,ROYAL WARWICKS B.W.M. NAMED TO: 22998 PTE.A.R.STAFFORD ROYAL WARWICKS. MEDAL IS ABOUT GOOD VERY FINE,NO RIBBON
GROUP OF FOUR MINIATURES-ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE Group of four miniatures-1939/45 Star,Defence/War Medal,and Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration,this in silver Mounted on pin as worn.gilding on decoration worn,good quality miniatures For full size medal se item no: 51112.
GROUP OF THREE TO SUPERINTENDENT ATHERTON NORFOLK POLICE Defence Medal,1953 Coronation Medal and Exemplary Police Service Medal,named to: SUPT.VINCENT E.G.ATHERTON. Served with Norfolk Constabulary,Dereham 1932 as a Police Constable,shown as a Sergeant in 1939 and living at 106 Thorpe Road,Norwich.Acting Superintendent in 1946, and as a Superindendent at Norfolk Constabulary Traffic Headquarters in 1951.He died in 1953, probably still in service. Medals about extremely fine,mounted on pin for wearing. Sold with research.
I.G.S.(1908) ROYAL WEST KENTS FORMERLY KENT CYCLIST BATTALION. I.G.S.(1908) Clasp AFGHANISTAN N.W.F.1919 Named to: 265567 PTE.A.G.DADSWELL ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT. Entitled to BWM/Victory Medal as T4-265567 Kent Cyclist Battalion. Medal about good very fine or better.
IMPERIAL SERVICE MEDAL (GEORGE V)-ROBED BUST-COUSINS Imperial Service Medal(Geore V Robed bust) named to: EDWARD CHARLES COUSINS Medal is extremely fine
IMPERIAL SERVICE MEDAL-BUTT Imperial Service Medal (George VI)] Named to: SAMUEL GEORGE FRANCIS BUTT Medal extremely fine.
IMPERIAL SERVICE MEDALS-AWARDED TO HUSBAND AND WIFE-BENBOW Imperial Service Medal (Elizabeth II) awarded to: RICHARD APPPERLEY BENBOW-comes with slip ; Lately Technical Officer,Brighton. Imperial Service Medal (Elizabeth II) named to: MRS IRIS IRENE MARIAN BENBOW-with slip which states; Lately Assistant Supervisor,Brighton.Mrs Benbow was the daughter of: Both Medals are about mint,in boxes of issue,with outer cardboard boxes. Also comes with framed certificate from the Central Chancery Of the Orders of Knighthood to Mrs Benbow. For Mrs Benbows Father and Stepfather group see 50527
INDIAN GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1908-CLASP NORTH-WEST FRONTIER 1908-TO HEWETT WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT Indian General Service Medal(Edward VII ) 1908 clasp Northwest frontier 1908.Named to: 8095 PTE W HEWETT 1ST W. YORKS REGT. Medal is about good very fine. Confirmed on roll, copy supplied with Medal.
INDIAN GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-BURMA 1930-32 CLASP-HUGHES MANCHESTER REGT Indian General Service Medal,clasp BURMA 1930-32 Named to: 3521015 PTE.G.HUGHES. MANCH. R. Medal is abour extremely fine,with nice golden toning.
INDIAN GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-CLASP AFGHANISTAN 1919-KINGSWOOD-ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT-SERVED KENT CYCLISTS Indian General Service Medal(1908) Clasp: AFGHANISTAN N.W.F.1919 Named to: 265660 PTE.T.W. KINGSWOOD R.W.KENT R. Medal is extremely fine,on original ribbon. Also received BWM/VICTORY-Also Served as TF/1465 Kent Cyclist Bn. Sold with copied Medal rolls,M.I.C etc.
INDIAN GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-CLASP NORTH WEST FRONTIER 1936-37-CHAPMAN NORTHAMPTON REGIMENT Indian General Service Medal (1938) clasp: NORTH WEST FRONTIER 1936-1937. Named to: 5882165 PTE.R CHAPMAN. NORTH'N. R.(Slight correction to 1st digit of no) Medal Good very fine
INDIAN GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-SCELLINE CHESHIRE REGT Indian General Service Medal(1854) clasps: BURMA 1887-89,CHIN-LUSHAI 1889-90. Medal named to: 2123 PTE. J. SCELLINE 1ST BN. CHES.R. James Scelline was born in Wexford, Ireland. He attested for the Cheshire Regiment on 18 December, 1885. He served in Egypt,1885-86,Burma 1887-1893,and home service 1893-1897.He was discharged on 17/12 1897. Papers and Medal roll only show entitlement to the Chin-Lushai clasp,however,he was in Burma during the qualification period for the Burma 1887 clasp,and bars do not appear to have been altered. Medal extremely fine,but suspension a little slack.Comes with large size copied papers.
INDIAN MUTINY MEDAL-SYCE DRIVER-BENGAL FOOT ARTILLERY Indian Mutiny Medal,no clasp. Named to:SYCE DRIVER KURRAM DOD 1ST COY. 1ST BATTn BENGAL FOOT ARTY (correctly named in engraved running script). Medal is extremely fine, and attractively toned.
IRAQ-OPERATION TELIC MEDAL-PTE GUNN ROYAL ANGLIAN Iraq Medal-(Operation Telic) Named to: 30049458 PTE B J GUNN R ANGLIAN Medal is extremely fine
ITALY ORDER OF THE CROWN-KNIGHTS BADGE-GOLD CENTRE ITALY-ORDER OF THE CROWN-KNIGHTS BADGE- GOLD CENTRE-TINY CHIPS TO ENAMEL,OTHERWISE GOOD VERY FINE.
KHEDIVES STAR DATED 1882 Khedives Star,dated 1882 Struck by Jenkins of Birmingham. Star is about good very fine,on original stitched ribbon
KINGS SOUTH AFICA MEDAL-BRITCHER NORFOLK REGIMENT- WOUNDED AT KAREE Kings South Africa Medal,clasps: SOUTH AFRICA 1901,SOUTH AFRICA 1902.(Also entitled to a 2 clasp Q.S.A. Named to: 4203 COPL J.BRITCHER NORFOLK REGT. Wounded at Karee 29 March 1900 Medal about good very fine,original ribbon,
KINGS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-PARFREY-ROYAL WEST KENTS Kings South Africa Medal,clasps: SOUTH AFRICA 1901/1902. Named to: 4758 PTE.T.PARFREY RL.W.KENT REGT. Medal about good very fine,slight contact wear from Q.S.A.
KINGS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-TWO CLASPS-FERNS MANCHESTER REGT Kings South Africa Medal clasps: SOUTH AFRICA 1901/1902 named to: 2735 PTE T. FEARNS MANCH REGT. Medal is extremely fine or better
KINGS' SOUTH AFRICA-BWM/VICTORY-POOLE ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY Kings South Africa Medal,clasps: SOUTH AFRICA1901/SOUTH AFRICA 1902.Named to:71853 DVR.E.POOLE R.F.A. British War and Victory Medals named to: RFRA 9607 E.R.POOLE R.A. Entitled to a Queens South Africa Medal,clasps CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE Served with the 44th Battery Royal Field Artillery.RFRA prefix denotes pre-1914 reservist.Enlisted 6/09/1914 Discharged 11/08/1918. Medals about good very fine,K,S.A.has s/e/knock and stain in front of bust.Comes with copied paperwork.
KOREA PAIR TO DUNN,ROYAL SIGNALS Korea Medal(BRITT-OMN) First type, Named to: 22548383 SIGMN A.DUNN R.SIGS. United Nations Korea Medal. Medals abot good very fine,on ribbons.
KOREA PAIR TO KIRKUP ROYAL MARINES British Korea Medal( BRITT OMN ) Namec to: PLY/X,5316 G.H. KIRKUP MNE. R.M. Together with United Nations Korea Medal About good very fine
KOREA,NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL GROUP OF THREE TO ANDREWS- ROYAL NAVY Queens Korea Medal,United Nations Korea Medal,Naval General Service Medal,clasp: NEAR EAST.Named to: P/JX.850595 L.N. ANDREWS A.B.R.N. Medals about good very fine,on pin for wearing,couple of E/Nicks on Korea Medal. Also comes with group of three miniatures,medals ribbon bar,and ribbons as sewn on to a piece of uniform. All mounted on card for display.
LARGE SWEETHEART BROOCH-KINGS ROYAL RIFLES HALLMARKED 1895 Large Sweetheart Brooch,approx 43mm diameter Hallmarked silver Birmingham 1895-96 Base metal pin Super condition.
LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL-PAGE SUFFOLK REGT-DIED 1921 Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal(GeorgeV) Named to; 68387 SJT T.PAGE SUFF. R. Serjeant Thomas William Page Suffolk Regt died on 14th March,1921 Aged 50. Son of William Thomas and Kate Page;husband of Naomi Rosetta Page,of 47,Victoria Road,Brentwood.Previously served 24 years with the Essex Regt;re-enlisted 1914.Served in the South African Campaign,also entitled to The Kings Coronation Medal,Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. All the above information obtained on the C.W,G.C.Website. Born at Chelmsford,he is buried at The Great Warley (Lorne Road) Cemetery. Medal is good very fine
LONG SERVICE GROUP OF FIVE,TO COLOUR SJT DYE,ROYAL NORFOLK REGT.-WITH THREE BUFFALOES MEDALS 1939/45 Star,France and Germany Star,Defence and War Medals,Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (George V IND IMP ),clasp: REGULAR ARMY.Named to: 5769090 COL.SJT.A.DYE.NORFOLK. Sold with original ribbon bar, and three R.A.O.B.Medals,(1) Grand lodge of England,named to:Albert E.Dye,Land of Five Rivers Lodge no.4863 1935.(Hallmarked silver) (2) Royal Antidiluvian Order of Buffaloes (India) named to: A.DYE by land of Five Rivers Lodge,in case of issue. (Bronze gilt) (3) RAOB Medal (Hallmarked silver) in case,with Land of Five Rivers LGE 4863 Top clasp.Named to: Albert dye CP,by the Land of Five Rivers Lodge,NO4863,raised on the 23 Feb 1935. Medals about good very fine,swing mounted on pin,as worn,with a little contact wear,Buffaloes Medals Extremely fine.
LONG-SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL TO HEWITT-WARRANT OFFICER WEST YORKS REGT Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal(George V) Named to: 4523659 W.O. CLII. C.HEWITT W.YORK R. Medal is about very fine or better,on original ribbon
LUSITANIA MEDAL Lusitania Medal No box or certificate. Medal in good condition with no rust marks.
LUSITANIA MEDAL-COMPLETE WITH BOX AND ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE Lusitania Medal (British version) in original card box. Also comes with original propaganda leaflet. Medal is extremely fine,box in unusually fine condition,rust marks inside box,otherwise very clean.Leaflet in good condition,with a few rust spots. The best example I have had.
LUSITANIA MEDAL-COMPLETE WITH BOX AND ORIGINAL PROPAGANDA LEAFLET Lusitania Medal With box and original propaganda leaflet. Medal is in good condition,with no rust marks. Box and certificate in reasonable condition.
M.B.E (CIVIL) LADIES ISSUE IN BOX OF ISSUE Order Of The British Empire Members badge (M,B.E.) Civil.(King and Queen) Ladies issue on bow,and in the original Royal Mint case of issue. Order is about extremely fine,case in good order.
MARGATE AMBULANCE CORPS-BRONZE AND ENAMELLED MEDAL IN RECOGNITION OF SERVICES RENDERED DURING THE GREAT WAR-AWARDED TO 2ND OFFICER MUNNS Margate Ambulance Corps Bronze and enamelled Medal Obverse: Margate Ambulance Corps on raised enamelled roundel with a scrolled border. Reverse: PRESENTED BY THE MARGATE TOWN COUNCIL IN RECOGNITION OF SERVICES RENDERED DURING THE GREAT WAR 1014-1918-Within a wreathed border. 37mm dia. Named to: 2ND OFFICER W.J.MUNNS. About extremely fine, spot of verdigris on reverse. After having carried out extensive searches for this Medal,I cannot find another extant example-D.N.W.sold a Margate Fire Brigade Medal with the same reverse, for £200 plus buyers premium. Must be rare!
MEDAL OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN ORGINAL JOHN PINCHES BOX Medal Of The Order of The British Empire,in original John Pinches box. Medal extremely fine or better, toned. Bottom of box a little worn Scarce
MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES TERRITORIAL GROUP OF FIVE TO MAJOR VOWELL ROYAL ARTILLERY 1939/45 Star,France and Germany Star,1939/45 War Medal (M.I.D.emblem) Defence Medal, Territorial Efficiency Medal,clasp TERRITORIAL,this named to:LT.A.J.F. VOWELL R.A. Captain A.J.F.Vowell mentioned in despatches for North West Europe 04/04/1946. Austin James Foster Vowell (121963) 2nd Lieutenant 16/03/1940 W.S.Lieutenant 16/09/1941 T/Captain 16/03/1940 Captain 01/07/1946 Major 09/09/1951 Medals about extremely fine, court mounted for display.
MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES,WW1/WW2 LONG SERVICE GROUP OF EIGHT TO TORPEDOEMAN COLEMAN,WITH LOTS OF ORIGINAL PAPERWORK,PARCHMENTS, ETC. British War Medal,Victory Medal,these named to: J.53091 A.C.COLEMAN A.B.R.N. 1939/45 Star,Atlantic Star,Africa Star, Defence and 1939/45 War Medal,with oak leaf.Royal Fleet Reserve,Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (GEORGE V Coinage Head-scarce) named to: J.53091(CH.B.220890) A.C.COLEMAN L.S.R.F.R. First two a little polished,otherwise extremely fine,the WW 2 Medals in box of issue, named to: Mr A.C.Coleman 1,North Terrace,Midsummer Common,Cambridge.Also comes with the Artic emblem badge,in Toye Kenning Spencer box,issued to veterans of the Artic Convoys. Alfred Charles Coleman was born in the parish of St Andrew the Less, Cambridge on 02/11/1900. He enlisted in the Royal Navy on 10/05/1916. He served on numerous Ships and Shore Depots including GANGES/VICTORY/QUEEN ELIZABETH( WW1) VERNON/PEMBROKE/WRESTLER/UNICORN/COLUMBINE/GREENWICH (VIMIERA)/EGMONT/PEMBROKE (ABDUL) ROYAL SOVEREIGN. He served until November 1930 and enlisted in the R.F.R.for 5 years from August 1931.He re-enrolled in the R.F.R.and served continously during WW2 from 31 August 1939 to 12 September 1945. He served on the following Ships during WW2: PEMBROKE/UNICORN II/TYNE/GREENWICH/VINDICTIVE/BALDWIN/NEMESIS. He was mentioned in dispatches,London Gazette: 30/05/1944. Group comes with a large amount of original papers including: His original parchment of service,detailing his full service. Original parchment Torpedo History Sheet,with several entries,from 1920 to 1930. Parchment Gunnery and Torpedo History Sheet, with entry whilst serving on the Queen Elizabeth. His original Trade Certificate-Seaman Torpedo Rating,qualifying as a Leading Torpedo Man. An original letter dated 22/06/1944 on official notepaper, "Dear Coleman,Hearty Congratulations on your well deserved mention in dispatches .I well know the work you and the other Torpedo men put into the job to make it a success.I hope you are going strongly still and continuing to harry the Bosch wherever you can find him.Yo had a good shot at it not long ago. Good Luck. Yours sincerely, Cambell". A Royal Navy Educational test certificate. A letter from the Royal Navy barracks Chatham,thanking him for the service he had rendered to the Royal Navy during two great Wars, signed by the Commodore. War Gratuity and Post War Credit of Wages slip. Order for release from Naval service,giving his address as: North Terrace, Midsummer Common,Cambridge. A release paper from the Registrar Royal Fleet Reserve. An original photo of Coleman, with his two brothers. An issue slip for the Medals,showing entitlement to 7 A scarce original lot to a Torpedo-man
MERCANTILE MARINE/BRITISH WAR MEDAL PAIR NAMED TO JOHN HOPLEY Mercantile Marine Medal and British War Medal Pair named to: JOHN HOPLEY Medals about good very fine,on short pieces of original silk ribbons
MERCATILE MARINE WAR MEDAL-H.R.GRIFFITHS AUSTRALIA 753-LATER 1453 AUSTRALIAN ROYAL FLYING CORPS Mercantile Marine War Medal. Named to: H.R.GRIFFITHS AUSTRALIA 753. Harold Roy Griffiths was born in Towerang,Goulburn,New South Wales in 1898. Served for 15 Months R.A.N Transports.Recalled by post master General. Attested for Royal Australian Flying Corps 15/09/1916.Served as Air Mechanic 2/ Wireless Operator.Trade given as Clerk/Wireless Operator He was selected for training as Flying Officer (Observer) 07/09/1918. His Mother is listed as living at 113,Bridge Road,Glebe,New South Wales. His full service record is available online as 1453 Royal Australian Flying Corps(35 pages) Medal good very fine,entitled to British War and Victory Medals for service with R.A.F.C. Scarce Medal, would make a very rare combination-cannot be many men who qualified for the three Medals in the Royal Australian Flying Corps.
MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL TO BLACKBURN-NORFOLK REGIMENT-FOR MESOPOTAMIA Meritorious Service Medal(George V) Named to: 19023 CPL.A.J.BLACKBURN 2/ NORFOLK R. London Gazette: 19/09/1919 only six men from the Norfolk Regiment received the MSM for Mesopotamia. Entitled to a 1914/15 star trio.He lived in Norwich,and died in 1970
METROPOLITAN POLICE TRIO OF MEDALS-P.C LANHAM R DIVISION Metropolitan Police 1897 Jubilee Medal,in bronze,( P.C.H.LANHAM R DIVn) Metropolitan Police Coronation Medal,1902 in bronze(P.C.H LANHAM R DIV),and Metropolitan Police 1911 Coronation Medal in silver (P.C.H.LANHAM) Medals good very fine or better,mounted on pin for wearing
MILITARY CROSS (GEORGE V ) UN-NAMED AS ISSUED Military Cross, (George V) unnamed as issued No top pin or box. About extremely fine,toned on original slightly faded ribbon.
MILITARY CROSS -GEORGE V-IN ORIGINAL BOX Military Cross,(George V) in original box. Extremely fine,toned. Cross and box in pristine condition.
MILITARY MEDAL,BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-WITH GALLANTRY CARD-TO BLATCHFORD,1/ROYAL WARWICKS Military Medal,British War and Victory Medals. MM named to: 40950 PTE.W.F.BLATCHFORD I/R.WAR.R. British War and Victory Medals named to: 40950 CPL.W.F.BLATCHFORD.R.WAR.R. Comes with 4th Division Gallantry card,which reads: "The Major General Commanding 4th Division has received a report of the gallant conduct of 40950 Private W.Blatchford,1st. Bn.Royal Warwick Regt.and he wishes to congratulate him on his fine behavior. dated 4.XI.18 Signed Major General Commanding 4th Division. With original slip of paper Extract from Supplement to the London Gazette dated 23-7-19.Awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field.No.40950 Pte. Blatchford, W.F.1st..Bn. R.War.R.(Bristol). Also comes with miniature medal bar. Medals are extremely fine,card good condition.Also comes with copied London Gazette,M.I.C.War diary entry,census records,etc.
MSM GROUP OF FOUR TO HIGGINS-ROYAL ENGINEERS 1914 Star,named to: 15806 2 CPL H.HIGGINS R.E. Victory Medal named to: 15806 CPL.H.B. R.E. Long Service and Good Conduct Medal(GeorgeV swivelling suspension) named to; 1854447 SJT.H.B.HIGGINS. R.E. Meritorious Service Medal(GeorgeVI) named to: 1854447C.Q.M.SJT H.B.HIGGINS R.E. Served with 127th Company,Royal Engineers,arrived in France on 08/09/1914. Medals very fine to extremely fine,with a little contact wear on WWI and Long Service Medal.(BWM Missing)
NAVAL CASUALTY GROUP AND LARGE SILVER NAVAL SCHOOL MEDAL? TO KENNETH ROBERT LAMBERT-H.M.S. ALGERINE -SUNK BY AN ITALIAN SUBMARINE- BOUGIE ALGERIA 1942 1939/45 Star,Italy Star,1939/45 War Medal,together with "The Johnson Medal"-Presented in memory of E.S.ROSCOE.Named to Kenneth Lambert. This is a fine, silver medal,which depicts Samuel Johnson on the Obverse,and weighs 67 Grams (over 2 ounces) Comes with casualty slip named to:Kenneth Robert Lambert. PJX 358793 Ordinary Seaman Kenneth Robert Lambert died on the 15/11/1942,serving on H.M.S.ALGERINE. The Son of Robert Lambert and Bessie Adeline Lambert,of Holburn,London.He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Memorial. H.M.S.Algerine was off Bougie, Algeria laying mines when she was sunk by two torpedoes fired by the Italian Adua class Submarine Ascianghi, commanded by Lieutenant Commander Rino Erler.32 men were resued, but only 8 survived. Medals extremely fine, group as purchased.
NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE GROUP OF FOUR TO McMASTER H.M.S. FOX Naval General Service Medal, clasp: PERSIAN GULF 1909-1914 Named to: PLY 15144 PTE .A. MC MASTER R.M.L.I. H.M.S. FOX. 1914/15 Star trio, named to: PLY 15144 PTE. A. MCMASTER R.M.L.I. Alexander Mc Master was born in 1892 in Glasgow.Joined the Royal Marines in 1910.He joined H.M.S.Fox in July 1914 and served in her until 28 October 1915.He then served on H.M.S ".Revenge" from 30 June 1916 until 29 May 1918.He was discharged 16 September 1920. H.M.S Fox was employed for three years in the Persian Gulf,on anti gun-running duties,and Mcmaster would probably have been on "boarding" parties to inspect suspect Ships.At the outbreak of of WW1,H.M.S. Fox was sent to East Africa escorting troop ships,and employed in the search for the "Konisberg". There is an article online that describes all the service of H.M.S.Fox during his time on her. Medals about good very fine, the trio shows evidence of having been "lacquered" at some time, but this does not detract. Mounted on board for display,also comes with copied papers,Medal Rolls,etc.
NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-2-CLASPS -WRIGHT ROYAL MARINES Naval General Service Medal, (ELIZABETH II) clasps: CYPRUS/NEAR EAST.Named to: R.M.15084 J.R.WRIGHT MNE.R.M. Medal about extremely fine.
NAVAL GROUP 1914/15 STAR TRIO-VICTORIA LONG SERVICE MEDAL-DIED ON H.M.S.VIKNOR JANUARY 1915 ALONG WITH CAPTURED GERMAN SPIES- KING-ARMOURER PENSIONER 1914/15 Star trio, named to: 132458 W KING ARMR .R.N. Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal,(Victoria, narrow suspension) named to W.KING ARMOURER H.M.S.TRAFALGAR. Medals extremely fine,trio on original silk full lenghth ribbons. Armourer pensioner William King,132458 H.M.S.Viknor died on 13th January 1915.Commemorated on the Portsmouth Memorial. William King was born at Northfleet,Kent,on13/09/1864. He served on various Ships and Shore establishments, including: Pembroke/Excellent/Tourmaline/Ringarooma/Crescent/Victory/Resolution/Vernon/Trafalgar/Royal Sovereign/Duke of Wellington/Hannibal/Latona/Tamar/Nelson/Cressy and Viknor. In January,1915, H.M.S. Vikonor was ordered to apprehend the SS Bergenfjord which was suspected of carrying German Spies.(British intelligence had been tipped off that persons boarding the ship in New York as neutral citizens,were in fact German Reservists) She was duly apprehended North-East of the Pharoe Islands,and a boarding party searched the ship,and two Stowaways and Six Gemans were found aboard.One of the Ships passenger list was a Mexican, Rosato Spiro, who admitted on close examination to be Baron H.Wedell,a notorious arch-spy of the German Secret Service.Another passenger, listed as a Norwegian,Dr Rasmus Bjomstad was aslo suspect.They were removed to Viknor,and a prize crew put aboard the Norwegian Vessel, which headed for Kirkwall.On the night of 15th January, the Viknor was lost off Tory Island,with the loss of all hands,and the German spies..She was believed to have hit a mine, or sunk in the heavy seas-no distress signal was received.
NAVAL LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL-WALES- H.M.YACHT OSBORNE-ALSO SERVED EGYPT AND WW1 Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal(Victoria) Named to: J.W.WALES ENG RM.ARTFr H.M.Y. OSBORNE. John William Wales was born in Leeds, Yorkshire,in November 1856. He joined the Royal Navy in 1878 serving as an Act E.R.A. He served on Pembroke,London,Tyne,D.O.Wellington,Asia, Sultan,(qualifying for the Egypt Medal,and Khedives Star),Vernon,Asia and Osborne,from 1886 until 1894 during which time he qualified for the L.S.G.C.Medal.His last service was at President(Manchester) where he served until 1895,qualifying for his pension in 1897. Interestingly,he is on the roll for the B.W.M.FOR WW1.As 102661 C.E.R.A.1.His papers state: 07/09/1915 : Detailed to assist Eng Capt.A.Hart,at Messrs. Armstrong Whitworth,Openshaw,Manchester. Medal impressed, about good very fine,contact wear and star marks,mottled toning. Worthy of further research.
NAVAL MSM LONG SERVICE GROUP OF FIVE TO LE BRUN- FROM NEWPORT, WALES,FAMILY ORIGINALLY FROM JERSEY 1914/15 Star Trio,named to: 199723 G.J.LE BRUN P.O.TEL.,R.N.(G.T.LE BRUN on Star) Royal Navy Merritorius Service MedaL, named to: 199723 G.J.LE BRUN C.P.O. TEL ROXBURGH 1917-18 Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (George V) Named to: 199723 G.J. LE BRUN P.O.(TEL) H.M.S. ROXBURGH. The award of the Meritorious Service Medal was published in the London Gazette dated 15th Feb 1919 " The following awards have been approved: To receive the Meritorious Service Medal.For Services in Cruisers employed on Escort,Covoy,and Patrol duties during 1917 and 1918 C.P.O.Teleg.George John Le Brun,ON199723 (Ch)" George John Le Brun was born on 27/07/1882 in Newport, Mon. He enlisted in the Royal Navy on 27/07/1900. He served in numerous Ships and on many Shore establishments including: CALEDONIAN/AGINCOURT/PEMBROKE/REPULSE/AUDACIOUS/VENERABLE/MINERVA/VERNON/LORD NELSON/VINDICTIVE/IMPREGNABLE/DIDO/ROXBURGH/ST VINCENT/AFRIKANDER. His WW1 Service was on DIDO(LUCIFER) from 05/08/1914 to 18th July 1915.He joined ROXBURGH on 19th July 1915 and served on her until 10/04/1919.He was shore invalided on 16th March 1920 and received his L.S.G.C. Medal on 13/09/1915. Sold with an original photo of Le Brun in uniform,wearing his L.S.G.C.Medal,and comes with copied papers and research,showing that his Father and Grand-Father were born in St.Helier, Jersey.Le Brun died in Hull in 1960. Medals are about extremely fine,L.S.G.C.heavily impressed,BWM suspension loose,slight staining on star and Victory Medal.reverse of ribbons has paper and glue residue, having previously been stuck down on card for display Scarce group.
NAVAL TRIO AND LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL TO GREEN- TELEGRAPHER H.M.S.PRESIDENT Group of Four Medals to Leading Telegrapher J.Green, H.M.S.PRESIDENT. 1914/15 Star Trio named: J.21536 A.J.GREEN TEL.R.N.(L TEL on pair) Long Service Medal named to H.M.S.PRESIDENT.(Fixed suspender) Medals about very fine,contact wear,and pitting on the star,L.S.G.C.about good very fine
NORFOLK YEOMANRY 1914/15 STAR TRIO 1914/15 STAR TRIO TO 2415 PTE.A. MADGETT NORFOLK YEOMANRY.( ON ALL MEDALS).SERVED BALKANS,DATE OF ENTRY 8-10-15. ALSO SERVED 320331 NORFOLK REGT.COMES WITH COPY M.I.C. MEDALS MOUNTED ON PIN AS WORN,GOOD VERY FINE
NORTH SOMERSET YEOMANRY 1914 STAR TRIO,SPECIAL CONSTABULARY MEDAL. 1914 Star Trio, named to: 701 pte.J. Parker, 1/1 North Somerset Yeomanry.together with a George VI Special Constabulary Medal,named to:James Parker.Arrived in France on 1-11-1914 Medals are about extremely fine, no ribbons.Small patch of verdigris on reverse of spec constab Medal.Scarce trio.
ORDER OF THE LEAGUE OF MERCY Order of the League of Mercy. Silver and enamelled badge. In original Elkington box of issue. A fine badge with all enamelling intact,and most of original gilt finish remaining.
PAIR AND PLAQUE BAXTER QUEENS(ROYAL WEST SURREY) REGIMENT British War Medal/Victory Medal,Bronze Memorial Plaque-EDWARD BAXTER.Medals named: G-7132 E.BAXTER THE QUEEN'S R. Died at Home,13/07/1916 The Son of Montgomery and Kate Baxter. Born Hammersmith,enlisted at Southwark. Buried at Sutton Cemetery. Medals and plaque about extremely fine, also comes with letter from Army Accounts referring to the settlement of Baxters Army Account.
PAIR AND PLAQUE TO HOUGH- KILLED IN ACTION SERVING WITH SOUTH LANCS Bronze Memorial Plaque-GEORGE HOUGH British War Medal/Victory Medal named to: 5744 PTE.G.HOUGH S.LAN.R. Private George Hough 5744 South Lancs Regt.,was Killed in Action 05/12/1916,serving with the 1st/4th Battalion..He was born at Middlewich,Cheshire,and enlisted at Winsford,Cheshire.He is buried at Vlamertinghe Cemetery. Medals Good Very Fine or better,on original full-length silk ribbons.plaque extremely fine. Comes with copy M.I.C.,Copied details regarding his burial,etc.and a photo of Hough in uniform which came with the Medals,this a little distressed.
PAIR OF PLAQUES TO THE WARD BROTHERS- FROM SUFFOLK Bronze Memorial Plaque named to: HERBERT FRANK WARD. 115811 Pte., Herbert Frank Ward Machine Gun Corps was killed in action on 22/08/1918.He was born at Welcanthan,Suffolk,and enlisted at Bury St.Edmunds.Only Herbert Frank Ward on Soldiers died-couldn't find details on CWG. Bronze Memorial Plaque named to: DAVID WARD. 20650 Pte. D.Ward East Lancashire Regt.,Died Of Wounds Mesopotamia 17/01/1917.The Son of Mrs.Thyrza Ward,of 1,Westgate Place,Westgate Rd.,Bury St.Edmunds.Buried at Amara War Cemetery.Born Hepworth,Suffolk.Enlisted Burnley,Lancs. Comes with 1911 census which shows David Ward aged 19 and working as a Stone-picker,and born at Hepworth,Suffolk,and Herbert Frank Ward, aged 13,listed as a cow-keeper?,born Great Welnethan,Suffolk.The Head of the household is given as Robert Ward, a Horsekeeper,and his Wife, Thyrza.( Welncathan and Welnethan are mis-spellings for the village of Great Whelnetham, just outside Bury St.Edmunds) Afew staining spots on the plaque to Herbert Frank,otherwise very fine/ good very fine.
PAIR TO TELEGRAPHIST R.N.V.R. British War and Victory Medals Named to: LZ 6512 C.W.BARNARD R.N.V.R.(London Division) With papers born India About good very fine
POLICE LONG SERVICE MEDAL TO CONSTABLE DEREK C PATTISON Medal for Exemplary Police Service.(Eliz II) Named to: C0NST. DEREK.C.PATTISON. In original Royal Mint box. Medal good very fine,lining of case a little foxed.
PORTUGAL-ORDER OF THE TOWER AND SWORD-OFFICERS BREAST BADGE Portugal-Order of the Tower and Sword-Officers breast badge-35 mm X 40 mm. Gold centre-replacement suspension bar? Nice quality,but enamel damage on arms of cross. Scarce
QSA/KSA PAIR 7TH DRAGOON GUARDS Queens South Africa Medal,clasps: CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE/JOHANNESBURG/DIAMOND HILL/BELFAST.Named to: 2956 PRIVATE J. SPONDER 7/DRAGOON GUARDS.(correct engraved naming style for Regiment) Kings South Africa,clasps SOUTH AFRICA 1901/SOUTH AFRICA 1902. Named: 2956 PRIVATE J.SPONDER 7TH DRAGOON GUARDS.(naming impressed) John Sponder joined 7th Dragoon Guards in 1885, aged 21 served for 18 years,including India,Egypt and South Africa.Served on active service in South Africa as an Officers Servant.Married Edith Florence Fish at Norwich Registry Office,1899.After being discharged,lived at Lakenham,Norwich.With Attestation,and Discharge papers, Medals and clasps confirmed on papers and on the Medal Roll. Medals toned, about very fine and better,on original grubby ribbons.
QUEENS KOREA MEDAL-HOLT MIDDLESEX REGT Queens Korea Medal (BRITT OMN),named to: 22221611 PTE.J.HOLT MX. Medal abut extremely fine.
QUEENS KOREA MEDAL-WHITELOCK-DUKE OF WELLINGTONS REGIMENT Queens Korea Medal (BRITT:OMN) named to: 2265523 PTE.F.WHITELOCK D.W.R. Medal is bout extremely fine.
QUEENS MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL-BUDGE-WEST YORKSHIRE REGT Queens Mediterranean Medal,named to: 4931 PTE. H. BUDGE W YORK:REGT. Medal is nearly very fine,reverse better. Comes with copied service papers,research. Harry Budge attested for the Militia in Leeds on 21st March,1900, with the 3rd West Yorkshire Regiment,aged 17 years.He was born in the Parish of Burley,Leeds,and lived at 8,St Matthias Street,Burly,Leeds. He served in Malta, qualifying for the Queens Mediterranean Medal,and is present on the relevant Medal roll.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA KINGS ROYAL RIFLE CORPS Queens South Africa Medal,clasps: CAPE COLONY/SOUTH AFRICA 1902 Named to: 3586 Pte.W.Johnson K.R.R.C. About very fine,(toned) edge dent at 3 oclock. Verified to roll
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MALINS-RIFLE BRIGADE Queens South Africa Medal,clasp: DEFENCE OF LADYSMITH. Named to: 6277 PTE C.MALINS RIFLE BRIGADE. Confirmed on roll,which shows him as "invalided" Medal about very fine,naming a little rubbed. Comes with copied Medal Roll
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL AND MILITIA LONG SERVICE PAIR TO NORTH 4/BEDFORDS Queens South Africa Medal(ghost dates),clasps: CAPE COLONY/TRANSVAAL Named to: 1137 PTE.J.NORTH BEDFORD REGT. Militia Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (Edward VII) named to: 4455 PTE.J.NORTH 4/BEDFORD REGT. (only 6 to regiment) awarded 1905.On faded original ribbon. Medals about very fine or better,Q.S.A has two or three e/nicks. Q.S.A.confirmed to roll, serving with 4th Bedfords (Milita Btn) A very scarce pair.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL, GURRY, 9TH LANCERS Queens South Africa Medal, clasps: CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE. Named to: 4393 pte.e.gurry 9th Lancers. Verified to Roll. Medal is about good very fine.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL, LOYAL NORTH LANCS REGT. Queens South africa Medal, Clasps: CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE/TRANSVAAL. Named to: 2789 Private N.Levin, 1st Loyal North Lancs Regt. Medal good very fine,dark toned.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL,CATCHPOLE,12TH LANCERS Queens South Africa Medal,2 clasps: CAPE COLONY/SOUTH AFRICA 1902 Named to: 5422 Pte.J.Catchpole, 12th Rl: Lancers Medal about extremely fine,one small e/k.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL- DAVIES WORCESTER REGT. Queens South Africa Medal,clasps: CAPECOLONY,TRANSVAAL,WITTEBERGEN. Named to: 3707 pte.T.DAVIES WORCESTER REGT. verified to roll,also entitled to: BELMONT clasp. Medal about good very fine.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-4 CLASPS-CHEALES 7TH CO 4TH IMPERIAL YEOMANRY(LEICESTERSHIRE)-WITH NICE CABINET PHOTO OF CHAELES ON HIS HORSE Queens South Africa Medal,clasps: CAPE COLONY/TRANSVAAL/WITTEBERGEN/SOUTH AFRICA 19019(Last loose on ribbon) Clasps confirmed on roll. Named to: 2130 PTE A CHEALES 7TH COY 4TH IMP.YEO. Sold with a superb cabinet photo by Claron- Pickering of Leicester- Showing Cheales on his mount.Annotated on reverse: Alan Edgar Cheales Lecester Yeomanry. Medal about good very fine,on original ribbon, photo excellent condition.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-BAILEY-56TH CO (BUCKINGHAMSHIRE) YEOMANRY Queens South Africa Medal, clasps: CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE/TRANSVAAL/SOUTH AFRICA1901 (Last clasp loose on ribbon) Named to: 10189 PTE. P. BAILEY 56th Coy.15th IMP; YEO: All Clasps confirmed to roll, but he is listed as 10189 G.BAILEY. Medal is about good very fine,and lightly toned,and on original stitched ribbon
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-COULSON-EAST YORKS REGT Queens South Africa Medal, no clasp, named to: 3289 PTE. F.COULSON.E.YORK.REGT. Medal about extremely fine. Confirmed on roll,entitled to CAPE COLONY/SOUTH AFRICA 1902 clasps.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-FREEMAN-EAST YORKS REGT. Queens South Africa Medal, clasps; CAPE COLONY/SOUTH AFRICA 1902 Named to: 2992 PTE. F. FREEMAN E. YORK: REGT. Medal about good very fine, 2 small edge bruises. Clasps confirmed on roll.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-GREENSLADE-25TH CO IMPERIAL YEOMANRY(WEST SOMERSET)-A FARMER FROM BRIDGEWATER IN SOMERSET Queens South Africa Medal,five clasps: CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE/JOHANNESBURG/DIAMOND HILL/SOUTH AFRICA 1901 Medal named to: 7801 PTE S,E GREENSLADE 25TH CO 7TH IMP YEO. Medal about extremely fine,last clasp fixed by wire.All clasps confirmed on rolls,He was attached to the Privisional Transvaal Constabulary from 19/06/1900 until: 14/10/1900,and is listed on a seperate roll for this. Samuel Greenslade was born in Bridgewater, Somerset, his trade on enlistment given as Farmer-he was discharged in Southa Africa and lived in Pretoria,and worked at the Railway Works as a fitter.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-HOBAN WEST RIDING REGIMENT Queens South Africa Medal,clasp CAPE COLONY named to: 3026 CORL. T. HOBAN W RIDING REGT confirmed to roll.He attested for the Territorial Force on 7th October 1914 aged 47,and lived at 126 Pollard Street,Leeds.He was discharged on 20/02/1917 having served with the Royal Defence Corps,and was entitled to the Silver Wounds badge. Medal is good very fine,toned. Comes with copied Mead Rolls,attestation papers,etc.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-KINGS ROYAL RIFLE CORPS-SMITH DIED OF DISEASE Queens South Africa Medal(clear ghost dates) clasps: CAPE COLONY/TUGELA HEIGHTS/RELIEF OF LADYSMITH. Named to:PTE.R.W.SMITH K.R.R.C. Died of disease at Maritzburg. Smith is on the published roll as being entitled to: CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE/LAING'S NECK and SOUTH AFRICA 1901. Medal is good extremely fine,e/nick,toned and clasps look to be as issued.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-McPHERSON GORDON HIGHLANDERS Queens South Africa Medal clasp: CAPE COLONY. Named to: 3090 PTE.J.McPHERSON GORDON HIGHLANDERS. Confirmed on roll.Invalided-also entitled to India 1895 Medal. Medal extremely fine.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-TAYLOR-YORKS AND LANCS REGT Queens South Africa Medal Clasps: CAPE COLONY/TRANSVAAL/SOUTH AFRICA 1902,named to: 6042 Pte.T.Taylor York & Lanc.Regt. Medal extremely fine
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-TURNER R.A.M.C-DIED OF DISEASE Queens South Africa Medal, clasps: CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE. Named to: 13065 PTE.R.A.TURNER R.A.M.C. Died of disease 02/12/1900 at Bloemfontein.He is listed on the Gun Hill Road Memorial,R.A.M.C. at Aldershot. Medal is good very fine,and attractively toned,on original ribbon.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA- SOUTH AFRICAN CONSTABULARY Queens South Africa Medal.Clasps: CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE/TRANSVAAL. Named to: 678 3rd.Cl TPR W.S.J.Bond S.A.C Also entitled clasps SA1901 /SA1902. Medal abou GOODt very fine,with ribbon
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA-CAPE COLONY-PTE BURDEN WEST YORKS Queens South Africa Medal clasp: CAPE COLONY named to: 2996 PTE. E. BURDEN W.YORKS.Confirmed on roll Medal about very fine or better,dark toned
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA/KINGS SOUTH AFRICA-SMITH 9TH LANCERS WOUNDED AT GRASPAN Queens South Africa Medal, clasps: NATAL/BELMONT/RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY/PAARDEBERG. Kings South Africa clasps: SOUTH AFRICA 1901/SOUTH AFRICA 1902 Both named to: 4186 PTE.T.SMITH 9TH LANCERS(engraved naming on Q.S.A. Wounded at Graspan,25/12/1899. All clasps confirmed to roll, Medals about very fine or better, Q.S.A.has been re-pinned. Scarce clasp combination.
QUEENS SUDAN MEDAL-J HART-1/GRENADIER GUARDS,WOUNDED BOER WAR,AUTHOR OF "INCIDENTS OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN" Queens Sudan Medal. Named to: 5747 PTE J.HART1/GREN:GDS (Engraved in the correct style to this unit) 5147 J HART is on the roll for the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards Queens Sudan,and 5747 J.HART is on the roll for the 2nd Battalion Queens Sudan.I believe this to be one and the same man, his number having been transposed,so appears on the roll for the 1st and 2nd Battalion. 5147 Pte.John Hart was born in 1874 in Carey, County Sligo,and enlisted in the Grenadier Guards on 09/01/1895.He served at home,Gibraltar,Egypt and South Africa,being discharged on 26/01/1901 as medically unfit, probably due to wounds received in the Boer War. He qualified for the Queens South Africa Medal, with two clasps,and was wounded at Senekal,on 29/05/1900.(Roll states: transferred to 1st.Btn.,invalided) Pte.J.Hart published: "Incidents of the South African Campaign" His own Diary of the War.Pub New Brunswick,Canada 1901 Medal about very fine or better.Comes with full set of papers. Worthy of further research.
QUUENS SOUTH AFRICA-3RD HUSSARS Queens South africa Medal,clasps: ORANGE FREE STATE/TRANSVAAL/SOUTH AFRICA 1902. Named to: 4309 pte.A NICHOLLS 3rd HUSSARS.Clasps confirmed-transferred to 7th Hussars 19-09-1902. About good very fine,patchy dark toning
ROYAL AIR FORCE LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL-JAMES-ROYAL AIR FORCE Royal Air Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal(Elizabeth II),named to: 635434 SGT T.JAMES R.A.F.(Engraved naming) Medal about very fine or better,few small e/nicks
ROYAL NAVAL AUXILIARY SERVICE LONG SERVICE MEDAL-NAMED TO A WOMAN Royal Naval Auxiliary Service Long Service Medal. Named to: MRS F.M.PULLEN. Medal about extremely fine, on original stitched silk ribbon. Interestingly, this was the last Medal to be awarded with a pure silk ribbon. A scarce Medal, especially so to a Lady
ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE LONG SERVICE MEDAL TAMBLING, R.N.R. Royal Navy Reserve Long Service Medal.(EDWARD VII) Named to: D1001 T.TAMBLING SEAN 1CL R.N.R. Medal is about extremely fine.
ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE LONG SERVICE MEDAL-BRIMACOMBE R.N.R. Royal Navy Reserve Long Service Medal(GeorgeV) Named to: B5456 W.H.BRIMACOMBE SEAN.R.N.R. Medal is about extremely fine. Lived Plymouth,born 1876. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio
ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE DECORATION GROUP OF FOUR 1939/45 Star,Defence Medal,1939/45 War Medal,Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration ( Elizabeth II) Medals about very fine, mounted on pin as worn, with ribbon bar. Decoration undated, but 100% genuine. See item no:50290 for miniatures
ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS MEDAL-WICKS-SERVED 4 GROUP Royal Observer Corps Medal ( 2nd type, DEI GRA) Named to: OBSERVER C.A.WICKS Cecil Alfred Wicks was awarded the observer corps Medal in 1959, and served with 4 group (Oxford) Medal is about extremely fine
SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL (1877-79)-CLASP-1879-BLACKMORE 3/60TH FOOT South Africa Medal(1877-1879) clasp 1879 Named to: 3235 PTE W.J.BLACKMORE 3/60TH FOOT Correctly engraved to regiment,and confirmed on Medal roll Medal is extremely fine or better on old silver buckle. Comes with copy pay muster-joined the Btn.,in 1874 as 2484 renumbered 3235- embarked for England 13/10/1879. The 3/60th were involved in the action at Gingindlovu 2 April 1879 Copy pay muster supplied with medal.
SOUTH AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL WW 2 AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL IN SILVER, NAMED TO: 72492 C.O.JOHNSON MEDAL ABOUT GOOD VERY FINE.
SOUTH AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL WW2 SOUTH AFRICA WW2 WAR MEDAL IN SILVER. NAMED TO: 323685 J.VAN RENSBURG. ABOUT GOOD VERY FINE.
SPECIAL CONSTABULARY FAITHFUL SERVICE "ULSTER ISSUE" SPECIAL CONSTABULARY ELIZABETH 11 ISSUE(-DEI GRATIA) FAITHFUL SERVICE MEDAL- ULSTER ISSUE-SCARCE MEDAL ABOUT EXTREMELY FINE, CARBON SPOT ON OBVERSE. AN UN-NAMED SPECIMEN.
ST JOHNS AMBULANCE BRIGADE MEDAL FOR SOUTH AFRICA-YEATES PRESTON CORPS. St.Johns Ambulance Brigade Medal for South Africa. Named to: 841 PTE.W.YEATES PRESTON CORPS. Medal about good very fine,on original ribbon,and pin for wearing.
ST.JOHNS AMBULANCE BRIGADE CORONATION 1911 1911 CORONATION MEDAL ST.JOHNS AMBULANCE BRIGADE ISSUE. NAMED TO PTE.A.DEEMING. MEDAL ABOUT GOOD VERY FINE
TERRITORIAL EFFICIENCY MEDAL,GOODRUM, NORFOLK REGIMENT Territorial Efficiency Medal,clasp TERRITORIAL,named to: 5769322 PTE.S. GOODRUM,ROYAL NORFOLK REGT. Medal about very fine or better.
TERRITORIAL EFFICIENCY MEDAL-BEST DEVONS Territorial Efficiency Medal,clasp TERRITORIAL, Named to: 825961 PTE.H.J.BEST DEVON Medal about extremely fine
TERRITORIAL EFFICIENCY MEDAL-GURTON 4-ESSEX REGIMENT Territorial Efficiency Medal, clasp EFFICIENCY.named to: 6006314 CPL N.R.T.GURTON 4-ESSEX R. Medal is extremely fine. Also comes with approval slip for the Defence Medal,which is addressed to: Mr N.R.T.Gurton.c/o The Governor,H.M.Prison SHREWSBURY.
TERRITORIAL EFFICIENCY MEDAL-PTE WALES- NORFOLK REGT Territorial Force Efficiency Medal,clasp: TERRITORIAL named to: 5773322 PTE.E.W.WALES NORFOLK. About extremely fine.
TERRITORIAL EFFICIENCY MEDAL-ROBINSON SURREYS Territorial Efficiency Medal(George VI) named to: 2080297 CPL.F.J. ROBINSON SURREYS. Medal is extremely fine.
TERRITORIAL GROUP OF THREE TO THORNE-SHARDLOW Defence and 1939/45 War Medals,Territorial Efficiency Medal(Eliz 11) clasp TERRITORIAL named to : 22210612 ;L/BDR T.THORNE ..SHARDLOW.R.A.(as appears on Medal-the two impressed stops may be to indicate a hyphen,as in THORNE-SHARDLOW-medal correctly impressed) Medals mounted on pin for wearing,about very fine,ribbons a little frayed.
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THE KING'S BADGE FOR LOYAL SERVICE ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY OF PENSIONS The King's Badge - a buttonhole badge with the crowned monogram GRI-inscribed: FOR LOYAL SERVICE. In excellent condition,in The Ministry Of Pensions cardboard box of issue.
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VERY EARLY NAVAL CASUALTY-SLATER-DIED 2 SEPTEMBER 1914 H.M.DRIFTER "EYRIE"-WITH HIS FATHERS 1914/15 STAR-SKIPPER R.N.R.WHO ALSO SERVED ON EYRIE 1914/15 Star trio named to: DA888 W.G.SLATER D.H.R.N.R. 888DA Deckhand William John Slater H.M.Drifter "Eyrie" died on 02/09/1914 aged 18 years- when "Eyrie" hit a mine on the outer dowsing.He was the Son of Gertrude Slater,of 59,Maidstone Road,Lowestoft.He is commemorated on The Chatham Memorial. Six men were drowned when the Eyrie was sunk,out of a crew of eleven.The Eyrie had previously rescued the crew of the "Chr Broburg" which had also been sunken by a mine. Group also comes with his Fathers 1914/15 Star, named to: SA250 A.SLATER R.N.R. He was born in 1872 in Blundeston,Suffolk,and was a 2nd hand aboard the "Eyrie" Promoted to Skipper he served on a number of Trawlers and Drifters.He died on 22/04/22,his Naval Prize Money being sent to his Widow. Medals are extremely fine,on original silk ribbons. Comes with Admiralty letter for the Medals,(AF) Medal boxes(AF) A superb memorial double-photo-frame,with a picture of Slater junior with his Mother and Grandmother,and a photo of his Father rowing a boat.These are in a "daguerrotype" frame,with guilt edges,which opens up,and can stand freely. Also a copied photo of the Eyrie with crew.Copied papers, etc. The Eyrie was the first of the Lowestoft hired fishing fleet to be lost in WWI and as such a very early Naval casualty.
VICTORIA CROSS MINIATURE Victoria Cross Miniature,. A little worn,no ribbon.
VICTORIA LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL EASTERN DIVISION ROYAL ARTILLERY VICTORIA LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL(SMALL REVERSE LETTERING,NAMED TO: 7802 SERGT.F. HARTSHORN,7/1 EAST DIV: R.A. ENGRAVED NAMING,MEDAL GOOD VERY FINE,TONED
VICTORIA LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL PTE.BIDWELL 32ND L.I.(DUKE OF CORNWALLS) VICTORIA LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL.(SMALL REVERSE LETTERING IMPRESSED NAMING TO: 265 PTE.J.BIDWELL,32ND FOOT MEDAL GOOD VERY FINE,ONE SMALL E/NICK
VICTORIA VOLUNTEER LONG SERVICE MEDAL-UN-NAMED AS ISSUED Victoria,For Long Service in the Volunteer Force Medal. Un-named as issued Good very fine. Original ribbon stitched onto Medal
VICTORY MEDAL TO CAPTAIN J ROMANES-BORDER REGIMENT-LATER ROYAL FLYING CORPS AND LIEUT COL R.A.F.-A GEOLOGIST Victory Medal, named to: CAPT J.ROMANES Captain James Romanes was born in 1886.He was educated at Edinburgh academy and Christ's college,Cambridge,1905-1909.He was formerley on the Geological staff at Cambridge,and in July 1914 had returned from a two year survey in Peru and Bolivia.He joind the 6th Btn Border Regt. and obtained a commission in September, 1914.He was sent to GallIpoli, arriving on the 08/05/1915.He was married just before He went to Gallipoli, and received a Silver Salver presented by 37 other Officers of the Regiment,17 of whom were killed in action.The Family received a telegram dated 27th August, 1915, announcing that he had been wounded in action.Three days later a missive amended the information and offered Lord Kitcheners' sympathy on the death of Captain Romanes.On the third day of the month a telegram was received from Buckingham Palace, offering the King and Queens sympathies,and obituaries were placed in the Scotsman and The Times.The Family then received a telegram from Romanes to say that he was coming home and had been slightly wounded! In March 1917 he joined the Royal Flying Corps,and took a course in Gunnery.He was mentioned in a press communique L.G 13/03/1918. He was appointed temporary Lt Col (Air Ministry) in May 1918, and transferred to the unemployed list 04/04/1919. Medal about good very fine on original full length silk ribbon.Most of the information has been published by his Grandson Alasdair on the Internet,and more information can be gleaned by reading this article.
VOLUNTEER LONG SERVICE MEDAL, VICTORIA UN-NAMED WITH WATCH AND BE SOBER TOP CLASP For Long Service In The Volunteer Force Medal (Victoria) Unnamed as issued,with attractive "WATCH AND BE SOBER" with Recumbant Lion top clasp. Medal about very fine,on original stitched ribbon
WATERLOO MEDAL-SILVER REPRODUCTION STRUCK FOR WORCESTERSHIRE MEDAL SERVICES Waterloo Medal,struck in sterling silver,with a proof-like finish,encapsulated,with a piece of ribbpon. Struck for Worcestershire Medal Services,to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Waterloo.Comes with certificate,and box of issue-still being sold at £72.50.
WORLD WAR TWO GROUP TO SURGEON LIEUTENANT HANDLEY R.N.V.R. 1939/45 War Medal,1939/45 Star,Africa Star,and Burma Star,in original box of issue,with ribbons and medal envelopes with medal slip in box of issue, named to: Surg Lt.M.S.Handley R.N.V.R. Stratford House,Hall Green,Malvern, Worcs. Comes with World War 2 certificate of thanks for service in the 1939/45 War awarded by the parishioners of Debden,Essex,his last will and Testament,signed by two fellow Naval Officers(The will includes leaving his red M.G.Sports car and tools to his brother David Handley).A Horns and Miller H.M.S. notebook with part of a short story written in the back,and a poem. Medals are mint,with original ribbons folded in the medal box. Nice interesting lot, worthy of further research.
WW1 BRITISH WAR MEDAL AND VICTORY PAIR-CANADIAN INFANTRY British War Medal/Victory Medal pair. Named to: 925476 L CPL.J.K.WALLACE 5-CANADIAN INFANTRY. Medal about good very fine.
WW1 PAIR AIRS-DEVON REGIMENT British War Medal/Victory Medal. Named to: PTE.A.H.AIRS DEVON REGIMENT. Medals good very fine,War Medal toned-on full length original silk ribbons.Copy of M.I.C.supplied, which shows later service with the Labour Corps
WW1 PAIR TO GOLDING-KINGS ROYAL RIFLE CORPS British War Medal/Victory pair. Named to: R33677 Pte.G.H.Golding.K.R.R.C. Medals about extremely fine,BWM dark toned.
WW1 PAIR TO SMITH NORFOLK REGIMENT British War Medal/Victory Medal. named to: 3036 PTE J SMITH NORFOLK REGIMENT. entitled to a 1914/15 Star,Served Balkans, arrived 09/08/1915.Later service in the Machine Gun Corps.Copy of M.I.C.Included. About very fine,Victory a little stained
WW1 PAIR-POUND DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY British War Medal/Victory Medal. named to: 99431 PTE.F.POUND DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. Medals about good very fine
WWII MEDAL CLASP 8TH ARMY Please note this is a multi-stock item,and the clasp sent may not be the one photographed,but it will be of equal quality
WWII MEDAL CLASP :1ST ARMY Please note this is a multi-stock item,and the item sent may not be the one photographed,but it will be of equal quality
WWII MEDAL CLASP: NORTH AFRICA 1942-43 Please not,this is a multi-stock item,and the clasp sent may not be the exact one photographed,but will be of equal quality