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Mr Davidson’s Nile Medal 1798. Bronze and unnamed as issued to ratings, polished and contacted about Very fine





Military General Service Medal 1848, four clasps, Corunna, Salamanca, Orthes, and Toulouse, named to M. Donoghue, 42nd Foot. Michael Donoghue, born Kiimain, Cork,. Served 20th January 1795 to 20th August 1802 in Loyal Inverness Fencible Highlanders. Re-enlisted in 42nd at Balana, 7th September 1806 for 7 years. Joined 1st Battalion, stationed at Gibraltar, March 1808, present at Corruna, 16th January 1809, Embarked with Battalion for England, 19th January 1809. Left sick at Canterbury, and in Hospital when Battalion embarked for Walcheren Expedition, 16th July 1809. Rejoined Battalion at Musselburgh on its return to England, 17th July 1810. Arrived in Portugal with Battalion, 29th April 1812. Left sick at Penasanda, June 1812, but rejoined Battalion for Salamanca 22nd July 1812, re-enlisted in March 1813. Sick during December 1813, but rejoined for Orthes 27th February 1813, and Toulouse 10th April 1814. Returned with Battalion from France, embarking 21st June 1814 at Bordeaux. Service with Battalion in Ireland at Kilkenny, until it embarked for Flanders, served with Battalion in Ireland at Kilkenny, until it embarked for Flanders, 9th May 1815, when left sick with Depot at Cork. Rejoined Battalion at Edinburgh, on its return from France 8th March 1816, and transferred to 3rd Royal Veteran Battalion stationed at Edinburgh, which disbanded in May/July 1816. Nearly extremely fine




Naval General Service Medal 1793, clasp Off Tamatave 20 May 1811 named ‘HY. MAYBEE’. Able Seaman Henry Maybee took part in Schomberg’s action off Tamatave in 1811 and as a Petty Officer of HMS Carnation, he took part and was wounded in one of the most Bloody and disastrous actions fought by the Royal Navy of that era, the attack on the American Privateer General Armstrong. During this action British boats were repulsed after sustaining an appalling number of casualties and Carnation was much damaged. Small plug at 6 o’clock, below Queen’s bust, reason for plug is unknown but the suspension and clasp have never been removed or replaced. A desirable medal for an infamous 1812 war action. Very fine




Naval General Service Medal 1793, clasp Martinique ‘EDWARD GEORGE ELLIOTT’. Commander Edward George Elliott, born Dublin 1796, entered Navy 1808 as a 13 year old Volunteer 1st Class, HMS Forrester. Present at the capture of Martinique (medal and clasp), served in the boats of the Forrester in cutting out a brig and a schooner from the port of Guadeloupe, where at the same time two forts were stormed and taken, and their guns spiked, and the magazine blown up. In Royalist Mr. Elliott, contributed to the capture of several French privateers. In one of her boats with only six men, he attacked in open day, drove on shore, and set on fire a gunboat between Dieppe and Treport, under a heavy fire from troops. In the boats of the Dannemark, he attacked two sloops defended by three forts and a large body of troops in Quiberon Bay (near St. Nazaire). In 1815 serving in Zenobia, cut out a sloop in the day time from under the fire of two forts in a harbour near Cherbourg. In 1821 he was serving as Chief Mate in swift revenue cruiser and was for several years employed in suppressing smuggling and was credited with the capture of numerous vessels. He was finally promoted Lieutenant in 1826. In 1834 he and his crew were severely hurt in the protection of a vessel from a large mob. Serving in the Coastguard in 1843, and received the thanks of the Inspector-General of Coastguard in Ireland for services rendered on two occasions to merchant ships in distress, retired from the Coastguard service with the rank of Commander in 1860, died 1874. Sold with detailed memorandum of service, O’Byrne 1861 entry, plus very interesting testimony from Elliott, running for several pages to the select committee on Navy promotion and retirement in 1863. Elliott, the a retired Captain in the Revenue Service, has much to say regarding service and the hardships and unfairness of it and other research. Extremely fine





Naval General Service Medal 1793, clasp Phoebe 28 March 1814 named ‘GEORGE FEAR’. This is a unique name on the roll and one of just 31 Phoebe 28 March 1814 clasps issued, of which only 21 are to unique names. George Fear enlisted in the Royal Marines on 17th March 1806, joining HMS Canopus on 13th June 1806 until 10th Feb 1812. On 27th March 1812, he joined HMS Phoebe, being Paid off on 28th August 1815. He was finally discharged as undersize on 29th Sept 1815. The inherent drama of the chase by Phoebe and final capture of Essex inspired the plot of Patrick O’Brian’s novel ‘The Far Side of the World’, although in its movie adaptation ‘Master & Commander’, the American Frigate is transformed into a French Privateer. ‘Hunting the Essex. A Journal of the Voyage of HMS Phoebe 1813-1814.’ By Midshipman Allen Gardiner of the Phoebe, gives us unique insights into the actual voyage and hunt for the USS Essex and the Battle of Valparaiso Bay. Sold with copy musters, medal rolls and research on CD and ‘Hunting the Essex’ book. Reconstituted from original parts. Medal one time swing brooch mounted, resulting in much wear to rim and consequential loss/faintness of naming and plug at 6 o’clock. Naming GEOR*E pretty clear and ‘FEAR’ very faint in parts but 100% correct as issued. Starting press is less than 25% of what this medal would likely fetch if GVF. Only Fine





Naval General Service Medal 1793, clasp Algiers, named to John Willcox. Only one man of this name, a Marine 2nd Class aboard HMS Severn. Born Batley, Yorkshire, was aged 22 on enlistment, discharged 25th September 1828. Entered Greenwich Hospital in 1854. With research, including ship’s roll for HMS Severn. Severe edge bruising, and contact wear to both faces, thus only About Fine





1805 Silvered Bronze Medal by Thomas Webb. Obverse, Head of Nelson left ‘Vicecom Nelson OB PATRIAM PUGN ANDO MORT OCT XXI MDCCCV’, Reverse – Bellona advancing across the sea 54mm IPSE BELLI FULMEN. Scarce. Very fine










Nelson’s Return Home Medal 1800. White metal bust, left reverse Britannia hailing Nelson’s ship 38mm (BHM 490 – Eimer 918 – Hardy 22 MH490). Nearly very fine




Waterloo Medal 1815, to ‘CAPTAIN FRANCIS READ, ROYAL STAFF CORPS’.  Captain Francis Mackalean (Mackelcan) Read of the Royal Staff Corps. Born 15th September 1787 and died in June 1829 in Canada whilst still serving, working on the construction of the Grenville Canal in Quebec. He served in the Peninsula at Cadiz, Tariffa and in various parts of Peninsula from April 1810 to April 1814 and also at Waterloo, where he served on the Staff Officer Commanding a detachment of the Royal Staff Corps at the Battle of Barossa where they acted as infantry. Read was MID’s at the taking of Seville and Wellington mentions him in a letter as being sent to survey the course of the Tietar in Dec 1812. From December 1814 seems to have had something to do with maps in the field. He was clearly a talented draftsmen and due to the nature of their job, Staff Corps Officers were often to be found ahead of the Army with ‘exploring officers’ and during battle were used to liaise between commanders or as ADC’s. 9 Staff Corps Officers were at Waterloo (3 Captains) and Read was serving in the important Staff Position of Deputy Assistant Quartermaster General at the Battle. The nature of the job meant it was a dangerous one, of the 12 DAQG’s, four were wounded and another had four horses shot from under him. Fitted with original steel clip, silver bar suspension and silver ribbon buckle. A rare medal to an interesting unit. With copied research, including Read and the Staff Corps in Canada. Good very fine





Brunswick Waterloo Medal, named to Carl Bell, Field Artillery, Ex Payne Collection, A tailor, he enlisted 15th December 1813 at Maastricht, Holland. Very fine





Afghanistan Medal 1842, reverse Candahar, Ghuznee and Cabul 1842, unnamed as issued. Good very fin





Sutlej Medal, no clasp, Ferozeshuhur reverse, named to James S. Bentley, 29th Regiment. Very fine




Punjab Medal 1848, two clasps, Chilianwala and Goojerat named to Corporal John Latta, 61st Foot. Good very fine









South Africa Medal 1853, named to Sergeant P. Kilduff, 2nd Regiment. With copy papers. Heavy contact wear and bruising, About fine




Crimea Medal, three clasps, Alma, Inkerman and Sebastopol named to W. Moxham, 21st Regiment. William Moxham was born in 1836 at Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire. Served in 21st Foot with brother William. Died before Sebastopol 2nd November 1855. With copy service papers and details of casualties to British Army. Together with copy quarterly pay lists. Nearly extremely fine









Crimea Medal, clasp Sebastopol, officially impressed R. SANDFORD, 57th REGT. Sold together with digital copy of Census returns; digital copies of his British Army Service papers; digital photographs of someMuster Roll entries
digital copies of Medal Rolls; and digital copy of Marriage certificate. Robert Sandford was born in Holkham, Wells, Norfolk during 1828, the son of John and May Sandford. Whilst an 18 year old Labourer, He attested to join the 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment, at Little Walshingham, Norfolk on 9th May, 1846. 1922 Private Sandford was tried by Regimental Court Martial on 6th February, 1851, for drunkenness and making his escape. Sandford was sentenced to 21days imprisonment with Hard Labour. He served abroad in Corfu for 2 years and 7 months; Malta for 1 month; and with the Expeditionary Army in the East for 5 months. Sandford was discharged, at Chatham, Kent, on 14th October, 1856, after serving 10 Years 93 days. He had been found unfit for further service owing to poor eye sight. The vision in his right eye was impaired by sand being blown into the eye whilst on service in the Crimea during October, 1855. Robert married Jemina Thompson at Warham by the Sea, North Norfolk, on 23 October, 1856. By 1861, he was an Agricultural Labourer living on the Road to Wells, Norfolk with his Wife and 2 children. Extremely fine




Crimea Medal, clasp Sebastopol, unnamed as issued. Clasp loose on ribbon. Good very fine





Crimea Medal, no clasp, unnamed as issued. Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Umbeyla named to 338 M. Ford, H.M. 1st Battalion, 7th Regiment. With copy medal roll, Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp North West Frontier, officially impressed to XXXXX (Quartermaster) G. Shields, H.M.’s 6th Regt (Warwickshire), rank erased on promotion, retired as a Major.





India General Service Medal 1854, in bronze, clasp Burma 1885-7, named to Jhorawallah Kuttiah, 2nd Madras Lancers. Jhorawallah is the rank for a Sweeper. Generally very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Burma 1887-89 named to 791 Private A. Roach, 2nd Battalion, Royal Hampshire Regiment. Suspender a little slack, otherwise, Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Burma 1887-89 named to 905 Trooper Jital Rao, 4th Cavalry, Hyderabad Contingent. Suspender a little slack, Generally very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Hazara 1888 named to 2233 Private P. Roache, 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. Suspender a little slack, Good very fine




India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Waziristan 1894-95, named to 877 Sepoy Muhammad Khan, 33rd Bengal Infantry. Slack suspender, Generally very fine




Indian Mutiny Medal, no bar, to 3385 A. Wilkie, H.M.’s 54th Regiment. British Government Transport in 1857 was conveying 368 officers and men of the 54th Regiment to India on board the Sarah Sands. Total crew, soldiers and families amounted to about 300 persons. On the voyage to India several of the crew mutinied and were put in irons. On 11th November 1957, some days after leaving Cape Town fire was reported. This spread rapidly to the after portion. The soldiers succeeded in placing all the women and children in the boats and got the clear of the ship. Troops and Loyal crew members fought the fire, throwing overboard most of the store of gunpowder. The crew members who had left the ship refused to take the burning ship in tow. Burning powder blew a large hole in the ship port quarter before the fire was brought under control. Many of the soldiers had their uniforms scorched from their bodies, but not one person lost his life in this disaster. The ship then sailed on to Mauritius. Good very fine or better




Indian Mutiny Medal to Assistant Surgeon Pierce Maurice Crosbie. Assistant Surgeon, 3rd Bengal European Regiment. Born 3rd. April 1834, Tralee, Ireland gained his B.A. in 1857, T.C.D. & M.R.C.S. in 1857, appointed Assistant Surgeon 23rd. July 1858, having passed in the  entrance exam, he arrived in Calcutta 28th.September 1858 aboard the ‘Nemesis’. He  served during the Mutiny in the pursuit of Tantia Topi. Later served with the 41st. Gwalior Regiment . Died 9th.August 1862 at Agra.





Indian Mutiny Medal, clasp Lucknow, named to Bugler Jas. Willis, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. With photocopied service papers, which confirms his appointment as Bugler. Some contact wear to rim, Generally very fine





Indian Mutiny Medal, clasp Central India named to Alexander Cameron, 72nd Highlanders. With copy medal roll. Transferred to 31st Foot on 1st January 1860. Good very fine




Indian Mutiny Medal, clasp Delhi named to Gunner J. Donnovan, 2nd Company, 4th Battery Bengal Artillery.





Indian Mutiny Medal, clasp Lucknow, named to Hy Jenkins, 97th Foot. Henry Jenkins, with copy medal roll, confirming entitlement to Lucknow clasp. Medal has been made into a menu holder, please see website photographs. Some contact wear, and edge-bruising, Very fine





Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp, impressed CORPL Wm GREAVES, 37th REGT. Sold together with digital copies of Census returns; digital copy of marriage certificates; digital photographs of Muster Roll entries; digital copies of Pension details; digital copy of Death Certificate; digital copy of Probate Calendar entry; and digital photograph of his Grave. William Greaves was born, in Repton, Derbyshire, on 24th December, 1835, the son of Joseph Greaves, a basket maker, and Hannah Greaves. By 1851, He was an agricultural labourer working on a 121 acre farm at Burnaston, Derbyshire. William enlisted in the 37th (North Hampshire) Regiment, at Liverpool, on 19th September, 1857. 42 Private Greaves, 37th (North Hampshire) Regiment, was transferred on 12th January, 1858, from the Regimental Depot, at Colchester, to the Service Companies in India. By 1861, he had been promoted to Corporal, stationed at Raglan Barracks, Plymouth. William married Eliza Henderson, at the Stoke Damerel Parish Church in Devon, on 25th September, 1861. Sergeant Greaves was transferred to the unattached list – Barrack Department on 9th May, 1870. Barrack Sergeant William Greaves, a widower, married Margaret McGovern, at Bareilly, India, on 24th April, 1874. He was awarded the Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on 24th November, 1876 receiving the LSGC gratuity on 12th March, 1877. William was appointed Sub Conductor on 7th May, 1883. Sub Conductor Greaves, Military Works Department, was “invalided” on 27th February, 1885, with a pension of £72.0.0 per Annum. He had served 21 years 88 days in India and 6 years 76 days in England. Of this service 12 years 47 days was Regimental service and 15 years 117 days was Departmental service. William Greaves died on 3rd December, 1900 in Gisborne Street, Derby. Edge knock and a few scratches to the Queen’s face. Nearly extremely fine





Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp, named to Wm H. Swan, 80th Regiment. With copy Medal Roll transcription from Find My Past, William H. Swan, transferred to Indian Army 31st May 1860. Good very fine




Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp, impressed to Hy Campbell, 3rd Bengal European Regiment. With copy roll





Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp, named in a locally period engraved style to George McGill, Farrier, E Troop, 4th Madras Light Cavalry. Some small contact wear to rim, Generally very fine





Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp, named to Frederick Noak, 1st Battalion, 20th Regiment. 20th Regiment (East Devonshire), stationed at Gorakhpur in 1861. Good very fine





Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp, named to C. Ward, 3rd Madras European Regiment. Good very fine





China Medal 1857, clasp Canton 1857, unnamed as issued. Toned, Nearly extremely fine




New Zealand Medal, dated 1863-64 named to W.M. Kilgour, Leading Seaman, HMS Curacoa. Good very fine





New Zealand Medal, reverse undated, named to 3571 Private P. Gilligan, 65th Foot. A late claim medal. With copy medal roll, and mentioned in the history ‘The melee in the swamp had been a succession of desperate hand to hand encounters, and many instances of courage were exhibited on both side. Private Gilligan, 65th, shot one Waikato, and brained another with the butt end of his rifle. Many other daring acts were witnessed, but must remain unrecorded as the individuals could not be identified. But the bayonet played a conspicuous part in the exciting scene.’ Nearly extremely fine





New Zealand Medal, reverse 1863 to 1866 named to 338 Wm Notley, 50th Queens Own Regiment. With copy discharge papers, never tried by court martial, but once appeared in the Regimental Defaulters book. Nearly extremely fine





New Zealand Medal, reverse dated 1864-66 named to 3565 George McCann, 68th Light Infantry. With copy discharge papers, some contacting to rim. Generally very fine





Canada General Service Medal, clasp Fenian Raid 1866, named to 1428 Private J. Delaney, 4th Rifle Brigade. Only 175 such medals to the Regiment, unresearched. Nearly extremely fine





Ashantee Medal 1873, no clasp, named to J. Connolly, Engineer, Royal Navy, HMS Seagull 73-4. With record sheet and medal roll, 90 medals to this ship. Joseph Connolly entered the Royal Navy 27th November 1860 as an Assistant Engineer 3rd Class from Private Trade (presumably the Merchant Navy). 2nd Class Assistant Engineer 16th April 1861, 1st Class Assistant Engineer 25th July 1864 and Engineer  (Lieutenant) 17th October 1867. Connolly joined HMS Seagull 1st January 1873, HMS Indus 15th October 1875, HMS Valiant 8th March 1876, HMS Seagull 7th March 1878, HMS Amelia 18th February 1879 and retired 7th February 1882 having reached the age limit and not qualified for promotion. Awarded a pension of £103 a year. HMS Seagull was a Wood Screw Gunboat, a total of 90 medals to the ship. Extremely fine





Ashanteee Medal 1873-74, named to A.J. Granville, Ships Cook, HMS Simoom 1873-74. Generally very fine





Afghanistan Medal 1878, no clasp, named to Captain C.J. Whitaker, 65th Foot. Whitaker was born in Valetta, Malta on December 22nd 1849. Ensign C.J. Whitaker joined the Regiment in 1869 and was the last to purchase promotion to Lieutenant as the system was abolished in 1871 and served in Agra, India as Lieutenant and Adjutant during 1873. During 1878 officers, including Captain Whitaker and 22 other ranks were posted to the Kurrum Field Force on signals and communications duties in Afghanistan. Captain Whitaker was appointed Superintendent Army Signalling to the Kurrum Vallery Field Force. There were only 28 medals to the Regiment. This was to be Colonel Whitakers only medal although he did go on to command the Battalion in 1894, retiring in 1897 a full Colonel. With research including a photocopy of a picture of Officers of the 65th at Agra in 1873 in which Whitaker is identified, and another of Whitaker in uniform. Nearly extremely fine





Afghanistan Medal 1878, no clasp, named to Mr. S. Smith, Punjab Police Department. With research. Sydney Smith appointed July 1870 as Assistant District Superintendent in the Punjab Police. Served in Afghanistan 1878-80 and had the medal with no bar. At this time he was a District Supt IV Grade at Derra Gaza Khan. Was at Mooltan in 1886 and by 1893 was Supt Grade III at Lahore. Assistant Inspector General Railway Police, Lahore May 1900, Deputy Inspector General of Police November 1901. Awarded medal for Delhi Durbar 1903. Retired August 1905. Nearly extremely fine





Afghanistan Medal 1878, no clasp to Lieutenant T.W. Stansfeld, 14/9th Brigade, Royal Artillery. Thomas Wolrich Logan Stansfeld was born on 29 May 1854. Appointed a Lieutenant in September 1873; Captain in March 1883 and Major in November 1890. Served in India, January 1875-February 1878; April 1879-February 1881 (Afghanistan during 1880) and April 1883-April 1886.





Afghanistan Medal 1878, no clasp, named to 591 Private M. Doyle, 1/25th Foot. Nearly extremely fine





Afghanistan Medal 1878-80, no clasp, named SEPOY JAISING THAPPA 1ST GOORKHA REGT. The Gurkhas first served in the British East India Company Army from 1815 and then with the British Indian Army from circa 1857. Naming in running script, Very fine





Egypt Medal, dated reverse, three clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1884 and El-Teb_Tamaai named to 1111 Private P. Keegan, 1st Gordon Highlanders. With research, Keegan was regularly imprisoned during his service usually for Drunkenness, from Kildare, Ireland, he enlisted in the British Army, 8th December 1862, discharged 29th December 1885. Some light pitting, presumably from a Khedives Star, thus Generally very fine





Egypt Medal 1882, undated reverse, two clasps Suakin 1885 and Tofrek named to D. Taylor, Private, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Private David Taylor, wounded in action at Tofrek on 22nd March 1885, gunshot through the left thigh, invalided from the service in January 1887. With paperwork. Served HMS Duke of Wellington, October 1877-September 1879, HMS Asia, October 1880-January 1881, HMS Duke of Wellington October 1881 to September 1883, HMS Thunderer, September 1884 to April 1885. Royal Marine Battalion October 1884 to April 1885. Imprisoned 3 times including onboard Duke of Wellington for 14 days in August 1879. At Tofrek 7 Marines were killed and 16 wounded including Taylor. Good very fine




Egypt Medal, undated reverse, clasp Gemaizah1888, named to 554 Private I. Patterson, 2nd Kings Own Scottish Borderers. With copy medal roll, noted as having Died by the previous owner. Nearly extremely fine





Egypt Medal, dated 1882 reverse, clasp Tel-El-Kebir named to 2385 Private J. Brennan, 4th Dragoon Guards, with copy medal roll, and some information regarding the 4th Dragoon Guards roll in the Egyptian Campaign. Nearly extremely fine





Egypt Medal, dated 1882 reverse, clasp Tel-El-Kebir to 1-21 Shoeing Smith F. Tosley, 7th Dragoon Guards. Number worn, light contact wear, Very fine





Egypt Medal, dated reverse, clasp Suakin 1885, named to J.J. Kingdon, Able Seaman, HMS “Agincourt”. From Devonport, born 28th January 1858, with copy papers. Good very fine





Egypt Medal, undated reverse, clasp The Nile 1884-85 named to 4459 Private W. Morrison, 11th Company, Commissariat and Transport Corps. With copy medal roll. Good very fine





Egypt Medal, undated reverse, clasp Suakin 1885 named to 5027 Private J. Brough, 2nd Scots Guards. Some edge-knicks, naming very clear, Generally very fine





Egypt Medal, dated 1882 reverse, no clasp, named to 2558 Private W. Bartlett, 7th Dragoon Guards. With copy service papers, Walter Bartlett was from Chard in Somerset, he was discharged due to Dementia, after attempting to desert whilst awaiting court-martial. The Dementia not being caused by his service, but due to his ‘in-temperance’. Good very fine





Egypt Medal, dated 1882 reverse, clasp Suakin 1885, named to 41/2118 Private J. Lyford, 1st Berkshire Regiment. With copy medal roll. A little contact wear to the Regiment, but still readable. Generally very fine





Egypt Medal, dated 1882 reverse, no clasp, named to 1298 Private C. Yarwood, 1st Royal Sussex Regiment. Some pitting, and a little contact wear at 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock, otherwise Generally very fine





Khedives Star 1882, unnamed as issued. Good very fine





East and West Africa Medal, clasp Benin 1897, named to F. Barnes, Stoker 2nd Class, HMS St. George. Frank Barnes of Wilton in Wiltshire, born 5th July 1876, died London 27th January 1953. With a few pages of copy papers, and details of his will. Good very fine or better





India Medal 1895, VR, three clasps, Tirah 1897-98, Samana 1897 and Punjab Frontier 1897-98 named to 4. Muleteer Kareem, 1st Bombay Lancers. Suspender slack, Good very fine





 India General Service Medal 1895, VR, clasp Punjab Frontier 1897-98 named to Assistant Surgeon E. De Roche, Indian Staff Medical Department. Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1895, clasp Punjab Frontier 1897-98 named to Sergeant A. Firman, 1st Royal West Kent Regiment. With copy medal roll, discharged time expired on 3rd January 1901, and re-enlisted 3rd Royal West Kent Regiment on 31st July 1901. Nearly extremely fine





India Medal 1895, clasp Punjab Frontier 1897-98 named to 4045 Private J. Blanchard, 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. Suspender slack, Generally very fine





India Medal 1895, VR, clasp Punjab Frontier 1897-98 named to 3573 Private H. Dunn, 1st Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. With copy medal roll entry. Nearly extremely fine





 India General Service Medal 1895, clasp Punjab Frontier 1897-98 named to 7084 Corporal T. Stratford, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. With copied medal roll entry confirming his entitlement. Suspension a touch loose, toned, Nearly extremely fine





Queens Sudan Medal, named to 3200 Sergeant T. Adams, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. With copy medal roll entry. Generally very fine





Khedives Sudan Medal 1896, with nine clasps, Firket, Hafir, Abu Hamed, The Atbara, Khartoum, Gedaref, Sudan 1897, Sudan 1899 and Gedid. Inscribed in Arabic to a member of the Egyptian Army. Second and third bars attached by rings, the rest by rivets. Nearly extremely fine





Khedives Sudan Medal 1896, to A.R.C. Saville, Lieutenant Colonel, 1st Bombay Light Cavalry. 31st Duke of Connaught’s Own Lancers. Born 13th September 1871, he was the son of Lieutenant Colonel Albert Robert Saville 1844-1915 late 18th Royal Irish Regiment, and professor Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. 4 uncles all high ranking Army Officers and members of the peerage. Originally commissioned into the West Surrey Regiment. He transferred to the 1st Bombay Lancers as a Lieutenant. In 1892 and served on the Staff in the Sudan 1896. Appointed Captain on 19th November 1901, promoted Major, 16th November 1910. Served in WW1, awarded British War Medal and Victory Medal. Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel and died in 1932.





Queens South Africa Medal, seven clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek and South Africa 1901 named to 6885 Private W.A. Agnew, Thorneycroft’s Mounted Infantry. With copy medal rolls, which confirm clasp entitlement. Nearly extremely fine





A 97th Company (Metropolitan Mounted Rifles), Imperial Yeomanry Casualty Medal, also Mentioned in Desaptches. Queens South Africa Medal, five clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902,  impressed 36177 S. SJT. MAJ. W.T.HARROTT, 97th COY I.Y. Sold together with digital copies of Census returns; digital copies of British Army Service papers; digital copies of London Gazette entries; digital copy of Newspaper Entries; digital copies of Medal Rolls; digital copies of Electoral Rolls and 1939 Register entry. William Thomas Harrott was born on 13 November, 1862 in Lambeth, London son of Thomas and Sarah Harrott. William, a porter by trade, attested to join the 12th Lancers on 3rd January, 1884. 2556 Private W. T. Harrott, 12th Lancers embarked on board HMS Crocodile on 19th Sept. 1884 for the East Indies. He was stationed at Bangalore, India from 29th October, 1884. William was appointed Lance Corporal on 3rd January, 1887 and returned to Britain on 23rd November, 1887. Lance Corporal Harrott was promoted to Corporal on 18th July, 1888 and appointed Lance Sergeant on 1st August, 1888. He was promoted to Sergeant on 3rd January, 1890. Sergeant Harrott was transferred to the Cavalry Reserve during 1892 and was discharged from the Reserve on 2nd January, 1896. William became a Bank Messenger. William Harrott married Alice Mary Rudrum at St.Giles, Colchester on 11th February, 1889. With the outbreak of the Anglo-Boer War, William Harrott, now a Messenger, re-enlisted in the 97th Company (Metropolitan Mounted Rifles), Imperial Yeomanry at 17 Penton Street, London, on 11th March, 1901. William was promoted to Squadron Sergeant Major on 25th March, 1901 and left for South Africa on 11th April, 1901. Squadron Sergeant Major Harrott was SEVERELY WOUNDED IN ACTION near Griquatown on 18th January, 1902 and was MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES on 29th July, 1902. He was returned to the United Kingdom on 1st September, 1902 and was discharged at Aldershot on 7th September, 1902. In 1911 he was living in Fulham. Between 1910 and 1933, he was living, with his wife, was living at 105 Inglethorpe Street, London. In 1933, he moved to the Hillbrow, 758 Kenton Road, Harrow. The 1939 Register shows him living in Kenton Road and retired. He was still living at this address in 1947. He died in Harrow District during 1948. Extremely fine





Queens South Africa Medal, five clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902, named to 4675 Private A.H. Parker, 7th Hussars. With research confirming clasp entitlement. Good very fine





Queens South Africa Medal, four clasps, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith and Laing’s Nek, impressed 3320 Pte C.J.ACOURT, 2nd E. SURREY REGT. WOUNDED IN ACTION AT ALLEMAN’S NEK JUNE, 1900. Sold together with a digital copy of his Baptism record; digital copies of Census returns; digital of copies of British Army Service papers (Victorian & WW1); digital copy of Medal roll; digital copy of Marriage entry; digital copies of Newspaper entries; and a digital copy of his GPO employment register entry. Charles John Acourt was born during 1869, in St.Pancras, London, the son of Elijah Acourt (shown as Thomas Acourt on his Military Records) and Agnes Acourt. Charles Acourt, a labourer, enlisted in the East Surrey Regiment on 20th January, 1891. He was already serving in the 7th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Acourt was posted to the 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment on 26th February, 1891 transferring to the 1st Battalion on 26th September, 1892 stationed in the East Indies. He was transferred to the Army Reserve on 29th January, 1899. Charles Acourt was recalled for war service on 7th October, 1899, and embarked for South Africa with the 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. They arrived on 20th October, 1899 for service during the second Anglo-Boer War.  3320 Private C Acourt, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment was WOUNDED IN ACTION at Almonds Nek (Allemands Nek) on 14th June, 1900 and he was returned to the United Kingdom on 20th October, 1900. Private Acourt was transferred to the Army Reserve on 30th April, 1902. Charles married Mary Margaret Sheppard on 26th December, 1902 at St Thomas’s Church, Finsbury Park, London. He was finally discharged from the Army Reserve, at Kingston on Thames, on 16th January, 1903, after 12 years’ service. His character was very good and was in possession of two Good conduct Badges. In 1911, Charles was a Post Office Labourer, living with his wife and children, in the Bloomfield Road, Bow, London. With the outbreak of WW1, Charles A’court was aengineering workman, still living in the Bloomfield Road, Bow. He was re called for service with the Colours, as an ex-Soldier, under the Military Services Act, 1916 on 24th April, 1918. Charles confirmed his previous service with the East Surrey Regiment and having been discharged on 16th January, 1903. 32695 Pioneer C J A’Court, Royal Engineers, Signal Service was called up on 2nd July, 1918, but was transferred to the WReserve the following day. Charles was discharged, being surplus to Military requirements and without overseas service, on 14th December, 1918. He was not entitled to any WW1 medals. He re - joined the General Post Office, as a skilled workman, Engineering London, during 1920. Charles John Acourt died in Stepney, London, during 1936. Records show him as Acourt and A’court. With ghost dates, Nearly extremely fine





Queens South Africa Medal, four clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal and South Africa 1901, named to 7000 Private W.F. Pike, Royal Scots. The top bar (SA01) unofficially attached by wire rods. Pike Died of Disease on 26th November 1901 at Middelburg. Nearly extremely fine





Queens South Africa Medal , four clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg and South Africa 1901 named to 851 Private G. Jackson, East Lancashire Regiment. Very fine





Queens South Africa Medal, four clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal and South Africa 1901, named to 30303 Private W.C. Neal, 53rd Company, Imperial Yeomanry. Very fine





Queens South Africa Medal, three clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Johannesburg, Wittebergen named to 4400 Private F.C. Johns, 12th Lancers. Appears as E. Johns in the Anglo-Boer War records, and he died of wounds at Potchefstroom on 7th February 1901. Ghost dates to reverse, toned, Nearly extremely fine





Queens South Africa Medal, three clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights and Relief of Ladysmith named to 2461 Private C. Robbins, Somerset Light Infantry. Died of Disease on 5th April 1900 at Chieveley, whilst with 2nd Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Good very fine





Queen’s South Africa Medal, three clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal and Wittebergen, impressed 1866 Pte W.MOXON, 2: YORKS: Lt INF: Sold together with a digital copy of his Baptism record; a digital copy of Marriage entry; digital copies of census returns; a digital copy of British Army Service papers; digital copy of Medal Roll; digital copy of 1939 Register entry; a digital photograph of William Moxon in later life and digital copy of Death Certificate. William Moxon was born on 12th February, 1868, in Methley, Yorkshire, the son of John and Caroline Moxon. He was baptised at St Oswald’s Parish Church, Methley on 14th June, 1868. By the completion of the 1881 Census, William was a coal miner, living with his father at Tanshelf, Pontefract, Yorkshire. A Collier, William enlisted in the King's Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment) on 24th April, 1885. He had previously served in the 3rd (Militia) Battalion, King's Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment). He saw service in Malta between December, 1885 to February, 1887 and then in India between February, 1887 to February, 1893. After service with the 2nd Battalion, Moxon was transferred to the Army Reserve on 17th February, 1893. After returning to coal mining, William married Catherine Eliza Jacques, at St Cuthbert’s Parish Church, Ackworth, Yorkshire, on 3rd June, 1895. 1866 Private Moxon was recalled to Army Service on 7th March, 1900 rejoining the 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry and posted to South Africa. He saw active service during the Anglo-Boer War until January, 1902.1866 Private William Moxon, 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry was discharged on the termination of his engagement on 22nd April, 1902. By 1911, William was a coal miner, living in Pontefract, Yorkshire, with his wife and 7 children. He is shown in the 1939 Register as a retired coal miner living in Elm Street, Grovetown, Pontefract. William Moxon died from carcinoma at the Pontefract General Hospital on 11th March, 1942. With ghost dates, one edge-knock, Nearly extremely fine





Queens South Africa Medal, three clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Transvaal named to 10400 Driver C. Artlett, Army Service Corps. With copy medal rolls, very faint ghost dates to reverse, Good very fine





Queens South Africa Medal, two clasps, Cape Colony and Relief of Ladysmith, named to 3824 Private R. Hough, 1st Yorks and Lancs Regiment. With copy medal roll, and Anglo-Boer War Record Transcript, wounded on 20th January 1900 at Venter’s Spruit. Lightly toned, Nearly extremely fine





Queens South Africa Medal, two clasps, Natal and Belfast named to 3372 Private J.E.H. Grain, 5th Lancers. With copy medal roll. Nearly extremely fine





Queens South Africa Medal, two clasps, named to 3169 Private W. Edes, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, comes with a scarce 1899-1902 Medal bar, and a cap badge. Very fine





Queens South Africa Medal, two clasps, Cape Colony and Orange Free State named to 8922 Driver J.H. Donald, Army Service Corps. With copy service papers, also entitled to a Kings South Africa Medal. Good very fine





Queens South Africa Medal, two clasps, Cape Colony and Transvaal named to 3553 Private J. Fitzsimmons, Liverpool Regiment. With copy medal roll, served with 4th Battalion. Clasps loose on ribbon. Toned, Good very fine





Queens South Africa Medal, no clasp, named to 5691 Private J. Shaw, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Confirmed entitled no clasps, at St. Helena. Good very fine





Queens South Africa Medal, no clasp, named to 72 Conductor T. Young, Army Service Corps. Nearly extremely fine




Queens South Africa Medal, no bar, named to 86002 Gunner J.W. Hall, 14th Company W.D. Royal Garrison Artillery. Believed entitled to three bars. Toned, Good very fine





Kings South Africa Medal, two clasps, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 named to Lieutenant A.G.M.F. Howard, Royal Lancaster Regiment. The Honourable Algernon Mowbray Frederick Howard was born on 15th September 1871 in Doncaster, West Yorkshire, the son of Charles Howard and Lady Constance Eleanora Carolina Finch-Hutton. Awarded the Military Cross in the London Gazette of 3rd June 1919 for services during the Great War with the Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry with whom he served as a Captain. Nearly extremely fine





Tibet Medal, in bronze, clasp Gyantse named to Cook Nanku, 24th Punjabis. Nearly extremely fine





India General Service Medal 1908, Ed VII, in bronze, clasp North West Frontier 1908, named to Temporary Bearer Abdullah, No.2 Company, Army Bearer Corps. Slight Edge bruise at 6 o’clock otherwise Good very fine





Khedives Sudan Medal 1910, in bronze, type 2, unnamed as issued. Good very fine





1914 Star with old tailors copy bar 5th Aug -22nd Nov named to 4547 Private F. Hanbridge, 1st Rifle Brigade. Killed in action on 27th May 1915, born Paddington, Middlesex, resident of Kennington, Surrey. Good very fine





1914 Star, impressed No 591 SEPOY NIHAL SINGH, 15/SIKHS. (15th Ludhiana Sikhs). The 15th Ludhiana Sikhs served in France; Egypt and on the North West Frontier of India during the First World War. Nearly extremely fine





1914 Star named to 12480 Drummer D.G. Faulder, 3rd Worcester Regiment. To France 12 August 1914 entitled to the 1914 Clasp, one of the original Drummers that went over in 1914.. Some Verdigris, Generally very fine





1914 Star, impressed No 3624 SEPOY WAZIR SINGH. 1/9/BHOPAL INFANTRY. The 1/9th Bhopal Infantry served in France and Flanders; Mesopotamia and India during World War One. Integral suspender ring twisted off, otherwise NEF





1914-15 Star named to 1571 Sergeant L.C. Gordon, 1st General Hospital, Australian Imperial Force. Embarked at Brisbane on 12thJune 1915, aboard HMAT Karoola, he was later a Staff Sergeant and was invalided back to Australia on 20th March 1916. With copy medal roll. Good very fine





1914-15 Star named to 1317 Farrier Quarter Master Sergeant D.W. Southgate, Suffolk Yeomanry. Entitled to an M.I.D. 10th January 1921 (annotation on M.I.C.) whilst with the Royal Army Service Corps. Entered Gallipoli on 8th October 1915. GVF





1914-15 Star named L-384 PTE W. CONNERY 12TH LRS. To France 29th November 1915 with 12th Lancers, discharged on 18th February 1919, per KR 392.XXVa. With printed research. Good very fine





1914-15 Star named 3694 PTE T. WILSON. D. OF LANC.O.Y. Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry. Later renumbered and transferred to 245772 MANCH.R. With printed research documentation. Extremely fine





1914-15 Star, impressed PTE H.M.CLAYTON, BRANDS F.S.RFLS (Brand’s Free State Rifles). Sold together with digital copy of Baptism record; digital copies of Census returns; and digital copies of South African Military Records. Harry Mitchell Clayton was born in Clerkenwell, Middlesex on 25th September, 1876, the son of Joseph and Sarah Clayton. He immigrated to South Africa and worked as a Tailor. With the outbreak of Great War in August, 1914, he joined the 1st Regiment, 5th Mounted Brigade (also known as Brand’s Free State Rifles) and served in the German South West Africa Campaign. He later enlisted in the 2nd South Africa Infantry and numbered 4714 and served in France and Flanders. Private Clayton, originally of E Company, 2nd South Africa Infantry, was transferred to C Company on 20 January, 1916 and then to D Company on 8th June, 1916. Private Clayton was admitted to the 6th General Hospital, Rouen, France on 28 July, 1916 classified as NYD (Not Yet Diagnosed). He was returned to Britain on 1st August, 1916 suffering from Locomotor ataxia and he was admitted to the Ulster Volunteer Force Hospital, Belfast on 4th August, 1916. He proceeded overseas, to France and Flanders, and taken on strength of F Company, 2nd South Africa Infantry on 4th November, 1916. 4714 Private Clayton sailed for South Africa on board the SS Durban Castle arriving at Cape Town on 12th April, 1918. He was discharged at Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa on 30th April, 1918 being permanently unfit for General War Service. His intended to reside at Boys Street, Harrismith. Extremely fine





1914 -15 Star named to 37 Private G.H. Stevens, Expeditionary Forces Canteen. With copy medal index card which indicates entitlement to a 1915 Star Trio, entered France 10th February 1915, medals sent to Hammersmith. Good very fine





1914-15 Star named 5-5173 PTE J. McCORD, 2ND R.IR. RIF. To France 6/12/14, wounded, discharged 22/2/1915 and entitled to a Silver War Badge. With printed research documentation. Good very fine





1914-15 Star named 256 CPL J. FEGAN RAMC. To France 16th March 1915, discharged 14th March 1919. With printed research documentation. Extremely fine




1914-15 Star naemed to S-6480 Lance Corporal R.W. Lewis, Rifle Brigade. Died with 9th battalion, on 1st July 1915 buried at Bois Guillame.





1914-15 Star named S4-070281 PTE R.W. CROZIER ASC. To France 11th July 1915, Mentioned in Despatches, London Gazette 22nd January 1919. With printed research documentation. Small stain spot on reverse, Good very fine





1914-15 Star, name erased. Very fine




1914-15 Star named to SE.9623 Private C.L. Pearce, Army Veterinary Corps. With copy Medal index card, entered France on 13th September 1915 and entitled to a 1914-15 Star Trio. Nearly extremely fine




British War Medal named to  Lieutenant C. McC. Alston. Claude McCaul Alston died as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers on 24th October 1914. The son of Charles Ross Alston of Allahabad, India (who was later knighted on 3rd June 1925), he is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. He appears in Bond of Sacrifice, De Ruvigny’s, and on the Caribbean Roll of Honour. His father served with the Allahabad High Court, and there is some research with the medal that refers to his time there, through the eyes of one of his Indian colleagues. Good very fine





British War Medal named to 699 Pte G.W.Allez R.Guernsey L.I. George W. Allez served during the Great War with the 1st Battalion Royal Guernsey Light Infantry and is confirmed as having being involved in the bitter fighting during the Battle of Lys to the east of Hazebrouck from the 10th to the 14th April 1918. The battalion attempted to stem the German advance suffering an 80% casualty rate, Allez himself being noted as missing in action as of the 13th April 1918. The fighting at Hazebrouck was when the German 6th Army under Von Quast smashed through five miles of allied lines. The Royal Guernsey Light Infantry was bushed south to help stem the German advance. Hopelessly outnumbered but holding the Germans in a fighting retreat from Le Doulieu to near Merris, the Battalion suffered an appalling 80% casualty rate. The Royal Guernsey Light Infantry was eventually relieved by the Australian 1st Division Field Marshall Douglas Haig wrote in his despatches published in the London Gazette on 21st October 1918 "After heavy fighting ,in the course of which the 1st Battalion Royal Guernsey Light Infantry 29th Division Major -General D.E.Cayley C.M.G. commanding the battalion did gallant service "The fighting strength was now less than 110 officers and men. Allez is confirmed as being missing in action as of the 13th April 1918 his name being published in the Guernsey Weekly press for the 25th May 1918 as missing from April 13th however it later appeared that he rejoined the regiment and that he was only wounded and he survived the war. He may have been a Prisoner of War. With MIC copy page from the Guernsey Weekly Press May 25th 1918 confirming Allez missing as from the 13th April and copy page Cas List 6 confirming missing. Rare medal to a small unit Royal Guernsey Light Infantry seldom seen on the market. Extremely fine





British War Medal named to Lieutenant H. Irvine. Lieutenant Harold Irvine, Worcestershire Regiment, attached Munster Fusiliers, killed in action on 29th June 1915, commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. Very fine





British War Medal named 2.LIEUT G.R. JACKMAN. Gerald Radcliffe Jackman, served in 17th Glamorgan Bantams Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action on 21st April 1917 and us buried at Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-Le-Grand. With printed research documentation. Good very fine





British War Medal named to Lieutenant T.J. Dowse. Lieutenant Thomas John Dowse, 30th Punjabis, died on 25th January 1921 and is commemorated on the Delhi Memorial, India. Good very fine





British War Medal named to Lieutenant W.J. Norris. Lieutenant William John Norris, Manchester Regiment, killed in action on 14th October 1918 and buried at Mony Huon Military Cemetery, he was also Mentioned in Despatches. Good very fine





British War Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant J. Mackenzie. 2nd Lieutenant John Mackenzie, 11th Seige Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, died 28th December 1917, and is buried at Bard Cottage Cemetery. Comes with photograph of his grave. GVF





British War Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant H. Burgess. 2nd Lieutenant Harold Burgess, 10th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, died on 27th October 1918, and is buried in Tezze British Cemetery. Very fine




British War Medal in bronze to 645 Cart Driver Gujjan Singh 1st LLC (Lahore Labour Corps?). Nearly extremely fine





British War Medal named 4436 PTE T.H. BELLIS 10-BN AIF. Enlisted 30th August 1915, mortally wounded on the Somme on 23rd February 1917, later dying on 4th March 1917 and buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension. With printed research documentation. Nearly extremely fine





British War Medal to SR3-7579 PTE V. LUNN, 1ST E. SURR.R. Born Fartown, Huddersfield, Killed in Action 1st December 1915, and buried in Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery. With printed research documentation. Small edge-knocks, Nearly extremely fine





British War Medal named 20549 PTE W.S. DALGLIESH, 8TH E. SURR. R. William Service Dalgliesh, born Finsbury Park and lived Muswell Hill, killed in action on 11th March 1918 and buried in Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension. With printed research documentation. Good very fine





British War Medal to 37666 PTE J.J. WATSON, 8TH EAST SURREY REGT. Born Enfield, Killed in action on 18th September 1918 and buried in Templeux-Le-Guerard. With supporting documentation. Good very fine





British War Medal named 16839 PTE J. DRINKWATER W.RID.R. Born Oldham, served with 2nd Battalion, West Riding Regiment, killed in action in France on 3rd May 1917. With printed research. Nearly extremely fine





British War Medal named Z-2227 PTE J.A. LOWTHER 1ST RIF. BRIG. Born Clapham, Lived Eccles, Died of wounds at home on 18th May 1915, and is buried in Peel Green Cemetery in Eccles. With printed research. Toned, Nearly extremely fine





British War Medal named 153533 GNR. E.W. COLLINGWOOD RA. Born West Ham and lived in Forest Gate, Essex. Served with 352nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, killed in action 12th September 1917 and is buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery. With printed research documentation. Toned, Nearly extremely fine





British War Medal named 241970 PTE C. BRADBURY W.RID.R. Born Holbeck, served with 2/5th West Riding Regiment. Died of Wounds in France on 3rd July 1917. With printed research. Nearly extremely fine





British War Medal, impressed DEAL 10156 –S- SGT. H.M.FERGUSON, R.M. Ferguson served with Royal Marine Labour Corps,  a rare unit, and was also Mentioned in Despatches.  Sold together with digital photographs of his full original Military Service Records; digital copy of London Gazette entry; digital copy of Medal Index Card; digital copies of Army and Naval Medal Rolls, Henry Mears Ferguson was born in Leith, Scotland on either 24th August, 1879 or 8th September, 1881 the son of Catherine Ferguson. He married Agnes Tulloch on 30th June, 1899 and they had eight children. A Dockyard Labourer, he attested to join the Army Service Corps Labourers on 6th January, 1915 and joined the Depot at Aldershot on 8th January, 1915. SS6124 Private Ferguson landed in France on 18th January, 1915 and was attached to the Naval Labour Company BEF on 15th February, 1915. He later joined the 35th (Naval) Labour Company. On 29th June, 1916, Ferguson was admitted to hospital suffering from Varicose Veins and returned to the United Kingdom. He was appointed Acting Corporal on 24th April, 1915 reverting to Private, being surplus to the establishment, on 29th December, 1916. Pte Ferguson was transferred to the Royal Marines Labour Corps on 1st February, 1917 joining the Boulogne Company RMLC from 11th Labour Company ASC on 25th February, 1917. Deal 10156 (S) Sergeant Henry Mears Ferguson, Royal Marine Labour Corps was appointed Acting Corporal on 19th April, 1917 and Acting Sergeant on 18th August, 1918. He served in France from 15th February, 1917 to 10th February, 1919. He was discharged on 12th March, 1919. Ferguson was MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES in the London Gazette 17th December, 1918. EF




British War Medal named 9269 Pte T W Ham, Mombasa D.F. With MIC – confirming single entitlement. Mombasa Defence Force, seldom seen unit. Toned, Nearly extremely fine




British War Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant P.R. Cook




British War Medal named to Engineer Sub Lieutenant A.B. Butt, Royal Navy. Served with HMS Catania. With research.




British War Medal named to Gunner F.W. Barnes, Royal Navy. Gunner is a commissioned Officer’s rank in the Royal Navy.




British War Medal named to 1373 Private T. Skinner, Sherwood Rangers.




British War Medal named to GS-18788 Private W.J.O. Fane, Surrey Yeomanry.




British War Medal named to 1280 Private G.W. Pearce, South Notts Hussars




British War Medal named to 2477 Private A. Purvis, Yorkshire Dragoons





British War Medal to 2.LIEUT J. OLIVER. Couple of small edge-knocks and lightly contacted, Very fine




British War Medal named to W. Pattison. PTR M.F.A. NEF toned. Wm Pattison HMS Viknor drowned through loss of vessel 13.1.15. She was lost in rough weather /mined off the coast of Northern Ireland. Painter is a seldom seen rate in the Merchant Fleet Auxiliary. Toned, Nearly extremely fine





British War Medal named 709 DVR J. JONES R.A. Renumbered 845498, part of the number block used by 48th South Midland Divisional Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery – Territorial Force. With printed research documentation. Very fine+




British War Medal named to 37802 Private J. Bowen, 13th Hussars. With copy medal index card, appears to be only medal, also served with Machine Gun Corps and Reserve Regiment of Cavalry. Good very fine




British War Medal named to Sergeant J.A. Wilson, 4th South African Horse. Suspender slack, Generally very fine




British War Medal named to 205546 Private E.J. Tresise, 3rd County of London Yeomanry. With copy medal index card, entitled to pair, also served Surrey Yeomanry and Machine Gun Corps. Nearly extremely fine




British War Medal named to 52418 Private J. Spowart, 10th Hussars. With copy medal index card, entitled to a pair. Good very fine or better




British War Medal named to 1081 Private G.H. Howard, 1st County of London Yeomanry. With copy medal index card, entitled to a pair. Generally very fine





British War Medal named to 211670D.A. J.A. Dale, Deckhand, Royal Naval Reserve, with copy set of Naval Service Papers. Very fine





British War Medal named 46090 PTE F. CLARK YORK.R. Later served as 187586 Royal Engineers, his RE number belonged to block 187000-187999, which was allocated to 3rd Field Survey Company, Royal Engineers. With printed research documentation. On old, sewn silk ribbon, Nearly extremely fine




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