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Military General Service Medal 1848, three clasps Fuentes d’Onor, Badajoz and Salamanca, to Hugh Conroy, 44th Foot. Hugh Conroy was born at Burris, Queen’s County, Ireland, and enlisted into the 44th Foot on 13th September 1806, aged 18, a Brogue Maker by trade. He served with the 2nd Battalion in the Peninsula and at Waterloo, but was transferred afterwards to the 1st Battalion before being discharged to pension from the Kilmainham Hospital on 29th May 1816. The admission book states that he was suffering from a fractured ‘olecranon’ (elbow), and partial dislocation, and slightly wounded at Waterloo. Sold with copy admission book entry. Ex Needes collection 1919, and DNW. A little edge-bruising and contact marks, otherwise Very fine





Military General Service Medal 1848, clasp Nive to Thos. Pickvance, 84th Foot, twice wounded at Nive, gunshots, right thigh and hand and discharged in consequence, December 1814. Born St. Helens, Lancashire 1782, died 1870, aged 88, buried Bolton. Good very fine





Military General Service Medal, clasp Salamanca. JOSEPH SANDS, 4th FOOT. (King's Own Royal Lancaster Regt.) 217 Salamanca bars to Regt. Copy medal roll & Discharge Papers. Born Tulalish, Bambridge, Down, Ireland. Enlisted 24.5.1804, served 14 years  'With the Regiment in action at the Battle of Salamanca and Palintia, at the latter he was wounded'. 'Wound, pistol shot in right foot'. (officers carried pistols) His only medal. Nearly very fine




38th Regiment Medal for Faithful and Meritorious Service Medal, during the reign of George III. In unhallmarked silver. Good very 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









A fine Waterloo Medal 1815, replaced ring suspension, awarded to Guardsman Daniel Knights, 2nd Battalion, 1st Foot Guards - the Grenadier Guards, who having joined in 1795, was present at the battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815, where his Battalion went in 976 strong and suffered 428 casualties as a part of Major General P. Maitland’s 1st British Brigade in Major General G. Cooke’s 1st Division. Waterloo Medal 1815, replaced ring suspension; (DAN. KNIGHTS. 2ND BATT. GRENAD. GUARDS.) Daniel Knights was born in Badwell Ash near Biny, Suffolk, and having worked as a laboourer, then enlisted for service with the British Army when aged 26 on 13th January 1795, joining as a Guardsman the Grenadier Regiment of Foot Guards, otherwise known as the 1st Foot Guards or Grenadier Guards. Knights went on to see 20 years 192 days actual service, all of it as a Guardsman. He was present in action at the Battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815 when serving in the Light Company commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Colquett, part of the 2nd Battalion, Grenadier’s, and as such had two years added to his service for being present in action at Waterloo. At Waterloo the 2nd Battalion, 1st Foot Guards or Grenadier Guards had a strength of 976 all ranks, of whom 428 became casualties, of these 3 officers were killed and 9 wounded, and 73 other ranks were killed and 353 wounded, whilst serving as part of Major General P. Maitland’s 1st British Brigade in Major General G. Cooke’s 1st Division. Knights was finally discharged after 23 years and 224 days service, inclusive of his Waterloo service, at Whitehall on 13th September 1815. Heavy contact wear, hence about Very fine




Waterloo Medal 1815, fitted with steel clip, renamed to Sergeant Major Allan, Royal Horse Artillery. Some contact marks, Good fine or better





A Maharajpoor Star 1843, fitted with original clip and with the silver hand and fist suspension peculiar to this regiment, awarded to Private Joseph Fuller, 40th Regiment of Foot - the 2nd Somersetshire Regiment later 31st Huntingdonshire Regiment of Foot, who was a veteran of the First Afghanistan War, being present at Candahar, Ghuznee and Cabul in 1842, and after participation in the Gwalior Campaign, was mortally wounded during the First Sikh War at Ferozeshuhur on 30th January 1846. Maharajpoor Star 1843, fitted with original clip and with the silver hand and fist suspension peculiar to this regiment; (PRIVATE JOSEPH FULLER H.M. 40TH: REGT:) Joseph Fuller served as a Private with the 40th Regiment of Foot - the 2nd Somersetshire Regiment, and was present during the First Afghanistan War, being entitled to the Candahar, Ghuznee and Cabul Medal. Fuller was then present with his regiment in the Gwalior Campaign, and at the Battle of Maharajpoor on 29th December 1843. Fuller was with his regiment when it was ambushed together with other units at Maharajpoor about 50 miles from Agra, by the Mahratta Army on 29th December 1843. In the subsequent battle, the 40th Foot much distinguished itself, capturing four of the enemies standards, which are still in possession of the Battalion. Fuller subsequently transferred into the 31st Huntingdonshire Regiment of Foot in 1844, and was subsequently present during the First Sikh War of 1845 to 1846, and was present at the battle of Ferozeshuhur on 30th January 1846, where he died of wounds in action. Good very fine





Sutlej Medal, reverse Moodkee, three clasps, Ferozeshuhur, Aliwal, Sobraon named to Serjt. J. Ferris, 50th Regiment. Killed in the collapse of the barracks at Loodianah on 20th May 1846. The memorial at Loodianah records the deaths of 1 Sergeant (Ferris), 3 Corporals, 2 Drummers and 44 Men along with 5 women and 17 children. Nearly very fine




Punjab Medal, clasp Chilianwala, named to W. Siers, 24th Foot. 1932 Private Walter Siers, 24th Foot, was killed in action at the Battle of Chilianwala, 13th January 1849. Ex DNW 2003. Minor edge-bruising, Very fine





Punjab Medal, two clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat to J. BATES, 3rd LT. DRAGNS. Copy Rolls Sutlej Medal (16th Lancers) & Punjab Medal (3rd Light Dragoons), Discharge Papers, 1569 Private John Bates, from Oughton Henry, Durham. Served from 27.11.1828 firstly with 16th Lancers till 28.2.1846 as 561 Private John Bates, entitled Ghuznee 1839, Sutlej Medal for Aliwal bar Sobraon with them. Confirmed on roll for the 16th Lancers entitled Aliwal bar which covers their famous charge at ALIWAL. Sutlej roll marked “Volunteered to 3rd Light Dragoons” earning this Punjab Medal 2 bars. Not entitled L.S.G.C. (served 17 years) Regt. numbers 561 & 1569 confirmed on papers, discharged 14.9.1852. Minor edge knocks (see website pictures) otherwise Very fine





Punjab Medal, two clasps, Mooltan, Goojerat SAML. WHITEHEAD, 10th FOOT. (Lincolnshire Regt.) KILLED IN ACTION GOOJERAT 21.2.1849. RARE casualty to the Regt. with 7 K.I.A. at Goojerat. Copy medal roll confirming K.I.A. Edge bruising, Good fine





Crimea Medal, clasp, Alma, officially impressed naming; (J. BROAD GRENADIER GDS.) Joseph Broad was born in Nantwich, Cheshire, and worked as a labourer before enlisting into the British Army when aged 20 years and 10 months at Newark on 21st December 1850, and joining as a Guardsman (No.6014) the Grenadier Guards, being then present in the Crimea during the Crimean War, he was killed in action at the battle of Alma on 20th September 1854, he being one of 11 men of the Grenadier Guards killed in action at Alma. Slight edge-knicks, Nearly extremely fine





PTE. GEORGE LOWNES The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment Killed in Action Sebastopol 29.8.1855.Crimea Medal 1854, bar Sebastopol (loose on ribbon as issued) G. LOWNES. 33rd REGT. officially impressed naming. 3657 Pte. George Lownes enlisted at Liverpool 6.9.1854. Served in the Crimea from 17.6.1855 and was killed in the trenches at Sebastopol 29.8.1855. Copies casualty & muster rolls, some minor nicks to edge, otherwise Very fine




Crimea Medal, three clasps, Alma, Balaclava and Inkermann named in engraved style to Captain W.G. Margesson, 56th Foot. With copy medal roll. Born 1822 in Battel, Surrey, England, a resident of Chelsea during the 1861 Census.




Crimea Medal, clasp Sebastopol J. HILL, GR & DR 9th BATN. RL. ARTY. (Gunner & Driver) Offically impressed naming officially impressed naming. John Hill born Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim & attested in the Royal Artillery at Lisburn, Co. Antrim 20.8.1851. Served with the 9th Battalion Royal Artillery in the Crimea & was WOUNDED, Siege of SEBASTOPOL 21.10.1854 in the right arm. He was promoted to Bombardier September 1860, Corporal August 1865 & Sergeant May 1867. Sergeant Hill was discharged 4.10.1873. In September 1874 he became Sergeant-Instructor in the 1st Renfrewshire Rifle Volunteer Corps, a position he held for 10 years. Copy Discharge papers, Medal & Casualty Roll. Suspension refitted but slack, edge bruising & contact marks, NVF




Crimea Medal, clasp Sebastopol, unnamed as issued. The clasp is loose on the ribbon. Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Jowaki 1877-8 1454 to TRUMPR. J. COLLIER, 13/9th. R.A. Scarce rank of TRUMPETER (later Trumpet Major) much rarer than Drummer. Interestingly only 4 Jowaki I.G.S.'s named to TRUMPETER to the British Army. 38 Jowaki's issued to this R.A. unit. Copy Afghan Roll, Discharge Papers, born Woolwich, Kent, aged 14 joined R.A., 29.1.1867 as a Trumpeter, served 5th & 13th Brigade, H.Q. Ough Div., served 1867 - 1888 rising through the ranks to Serjeant Trumpeter & Trumpet Major, entitled Afghan bar Ali Musjid as Trumpet Major R.A. & L.S.G.C. awarded 1886. Intended place of residence Bridge Inn, Barlow St., Derby. One edge knock otherwise Nearly Very FineOne e/k otherwise Nearly very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, two clasps, Naga-1879-80, Looshai; (SEPOY GOOMA SING 44TH REGT N.I.) Awarded to a sikh, Sepoy Gooma Sing, 44th Regiment of Native Infantry - known as the 44th Sylhet Light Infantry, Indian Army, who was present during the operations against the Looshais following the massacre of the Winchester Plantation and the abduction of the tea planter’s daughter, Mary Winchester. This was the climax to a series of raids mounted by the Looshai’s, with the operations lasting from 9th December 1871 through to 20th February 1872. The 44th Sylhet Light Infantry was subsequently present in the operation against the Naga’s during the period December 1879 to January 1880. The Naga-1879-80 and Looshai clasps are correctly riveted as issued. Both are scarce bars. Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp North West Frontier, named to 828 J.Ames H.M's 1st. Bn. 6th Regt.(Royal Warwickshires). With copy service papers Born 5th February 1879 papers confirm award of the IGS 54 with clasp North West Frontier. Born London attested Norwich, Norfolk 19th December 1860 his trade was a groom and his residence was Norwich. Good very fine




India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Northwest Frontier to 1726 PTE. J. PRIOR, 3 Bn. RIF. BDE. (Impressed) 1726 Private John Prior served with the 3rd Battalion Rifle Brigade as part of Brevet Colonel A.D. McDonell's Expedition against Sultan Muhammed Khan on the North West Frontier of India December 1863 - January 1864. Discharged March 1868. surname officially corrected. Nearly extremely fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Burma 1887-89 2180 QR. MR. SERGT. W. WOOD, 2d. Bn. CHES. R. (Cheshire Regiment) Copy Discharge Papers, from Chesham, Buckinghamshire. Entitled L.S.G.C. Good senior N.C.O. rank. Quarter Master Sergeant. `ood' of surname officially corrected. Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, two clasps Burma 1885-7 and Burma 1887-89 to Wilfred Hale Lewin. Lieutenant Colonel 3rd Hyderabad Infantry Contingent. Born 1856 commissioned into the 1st West India Regiment 1880, appointed Lieutenant in the Madras Staff Corps 1883, advanced to Captain 1891 to Major in 1900 and Lieutenant Colonel by 1904, he retired in 1911. He served in the Ashanti 1881, Russia 1890-91 and China 1901-2. He was qualified Russian Interpreter who married twice and died in 1916. Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, two clasps, Burma 1885-7, Burma 1887-89 2263 PTE. D. SULLIVAN, 2d. Bn. R. SCO. FUS. Copy Discharge papers. Daniel Sullivan from St. Anns, Cork.Served 1st Boer War 1880 with 2/21st Regt. (Royal Scot's Fusiliers) from 15.3.1878 & embarked for South Africa 22.2.1879 covering the actions involved there were the Siege of Potchefstroom 12.12.1880-21.3.1881, Swart Kopjes 6.1.1881, Elandsfontein Ridge 16.1.1881, Sieges of Pretoria & Rustenberg, being the actions where they sustained casualties - entitled South Africa Zulu Medal bar 1879. To East Indies 5.1.1882. Discharged 21.7.1893 having been sentenced to penal servitude. Unofficial lugs between first and 2nd bars as issued loose. 78 medals issued with both bars. Very minor edge bruising otherwise Nearly extremely fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Burma 1885-7, named in running script to Captain F.B. Anderson, M.S.C. Colonel Edward Brooke Anderson, Wing Officer, 24th Madras Native Infantry and Brigade Transport Officer during the Burma Campaign, retired 1902. Initial F is incorrectly engraved on the medal. Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, two clasps, Burma 1887-89, Burma 1885-7 to  4974 PTE. P. DIAMOND, 1st. Bn. RIF. BRIG. Copy Discharge Papers. 4974 Private Patrick Diamond from Maghera, Co. Londonderry 1858, enlisted in the Rifle Brigade July 1881, served with the 1st Batt. In Upper Burma, Oct. 1886 - Feb. 1889. Discharged Aug. 1893. Bars mounted in this order as is normal, top bar with extra pierced holes both sides made when trying to add 2nd bar to 1st without `ears' ! Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, two clasps, Burma 1885-7 and Burma 1887-89, named to 7888 Private J. Browne, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. With copy medal roll, invalided to England. Suspender slack, otherwise Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Burma 1887-89 named to Francis Vaughan Whittall, Colonel, 3rd Infantry, Hyderabad Contingent. Born Agra, March 1861, educated at Wellington College and Sandhurst. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, in the Leinster Regiment in July 1881, transferred to the Indian Army and posted to the Hyderabad Contingent, promoted Lieutenant August 1883, served with the 3rd Infantry Battalion in Burma 1887-88. Promoted Captain he then served as a Special Service officer with the 1st Hyderabad Contingent in China 1900, issued medal and mentioned in despatches in the London Gazette of 13th September 1901. Promoted Major, during 1903-04, he served in Aden in operations in the interior. He was advanced Lieutenant Colonel, June 1904, retired with the Brevet rank of Colonel 1912, rejoined 1914 and commanded the 10th Service Battalion, Cheshire Regiment, and the 2nd Home Service Garrison Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, during the Great War, he was awarded the 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. He died in East Grinstead on 6th October 1939. Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Hazara 1888 (101 Pte. W. E. Crack, 1st Bn. Suff. R.) Sold with a note supplied by the vendor which states: “India General Service Medal with clasp for the Hazara campaign on 1888 (Hazara is in Afghanistan). The medal was awarded to Private Crack of the Suffolk Regiment, a friend of mummy’s father and grandfather when they lived in Barrow, Suffolk. Mummy was 10 years old when she last saw Mr. Crack who must have given the medal to his friend.” However, the medal roll states that Private William Edward Crack, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, died at Rawalpindi on 8th December 1888. Attractively toned and Extremely fine





India General Service Medal 1854, one bar HUNZA 1891. 48 HAVr. JODH BEER, 2D KASH. INF I.S.L.T. (Imperial Service Loyal Troops, I think) Havildar (Sergeant) Beer in the 2nd Kashmir Infantry was part of the Hunza-Nagar Field Force which was composed of 9 Indian units, this consisted of 1031 men including the 2/Kashmir Infantry; no British Regts. being involved. Nice Sergeants medal Nearly extremely fine





India General Service Medal 1854, Bronze issue, clasp, Burma 1885-7; (13 DHOOLY BEARER CHITTOOR MOONISAMY 12 MAD. INFY.). Awarded to Dhooly Bearer (No.13) Chittoor Moonisamy, 12th Madras Infantry, who was service with his regiment as a follower during the Third Burmese War of 1885 to 1887. Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Burma 1887-89, to Captain T.D. Leslie, 4th Cavalry, Hyderabad Contingent. Commissioned 1882, into the Royal Fusiliers, served as a Squadron Officer and Adjutant in the Governors Bodyguard. Large history file.





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Hazara 1891 to Major Robert Francis Anderson, 16th Bombay Light Infantry and Assistant Commissary General, Indian Staff Corps. (Lieutenant on Medal). With large research file.





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Burma 1887-89 named to 823 Sergeant G. Bradford, 2nd Leicester Regiment. Nearly extremely fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Waziristan 1894-5 to Sepoy Singh, 20th Bengal Infantry. Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1854, clasp, Waziristan 1894-95 3817 PTE. B. RALTON, 2d. Bn. BORDER REGT. (55th Foot) edge nick otherwise Nearly very fine





Baltic Medal, unnamed as issued





Indian Mutiny Medal, clasp Lucknow (Ensign R. Blount, 1st Bn. 20th Regt.), Ensign Robert Blount was promoted and appointed to the 2nd Battalion, 20th Foot. ribbon fitted with attractive three prong ribbon buckle, mounted as worn. Light contact wear and minor edge bruising, Very fine





Indian Mutiny Medal, clasp Central India to Corporal W. Collins, 3rd Madras European Regiment. With large research file. Good very fine





Indian Mutiny Medalclasp Lucknow to EDWD. EVANS, 1st Bn. 23rd R.W. FUSRS, to 5512 Private Edward Evans, born Oswestry, served with the 23rd Foot at Lucknow in the Mutiny, died 25.1.1859. GVF





Indian Mutiny Medal, clasp Lucknow, named to R. Davis, 38th Foot. (South Staffordshire Regiment). Good very fine





Indian Mutiny Medalclasp Central India to FACKER ODEEN 1st. REGIMENT N.I. Very fine





Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp, named to Chas. Hollis, 82nd Foot. (South Lancashire Regiment). Generally very fine





Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp, named to Thomas Smith, 3rd Madras European Regiment.





New Zealand Medal 1845-1866, reverse dated 1864 to 1866; (658 DENIS MEHIGAN. 68TH LT. INFTY.) Denis Mehigan was born in Sillezeen, County Cork, Ireland, and worked as a baker prior to enlisting into the British Army when aged 19 at Cork on 28th January 1853, and joining as a Private (No.2998) the 84th York and Lancaster Regiment of Foot. Mehigan went on to serve for 21 years and 52 days, of which 12 years and 3 months was spent overseas, with 9 years and 1 month in India, during which time he was present in the Indian Mutiny and in action at Lucknow and during the relief of Lucknow. Awarded his 1st Good Conduct Pay on 4th August 1858, he then transferred as a Private (No.658) the 68th Regiment of Durham Light Infantry on 28th February 1859. Mohican was awarded his 2nd Good Conduct Pay on 28th January 1861, but then forfeited his 1st G.C. Pay on 16th April 1862, having it restored on 16th April 1863. Promoted to Corporal on 7th September 1864, he went on to see service for 2 years and 4 months in New Zealand, when he was present during the Maori War of 1864 to 1866. Whilst on operations out in New Zealand, Mehigan was imprisoned and then tried by court martial, being seated and reduced to the ranks for drunkenness on 10th October 1864, forfeiting his 1st G.C. Pay again on the same date, he had this restored on 10th October 1865. Mohican was once again imprisoned in the cells for absence from duty on 17th June 1866, being released on the 26th June, he forfeited his 1st G.C. Pay on 13th June 1866, and had this restored on 13th June 1867, but forfeited it again on 26th December 1867, having it once again restored on 26th December 1868. Promoted to Corporal again on 31st December 1869, he was awarded his 3rd G.C. Pay on 26th December 1870, and then his 4th G.C. Pay on 26th December 1872. Additionally entitled to the Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-1858 with clasps for Lucknow and Relief of Lucknow. Slight contact wear, hence about Good very fine





South Africa General Service Medal (Zulu Medal), bar 1879. 1070 PTE. J. FITZGERALD, 88TH FOOT. (Connaught Rangers) Scarce Regt. on the market, disbanded 1922. 346 of this bar to the Regt. no ribbon. Copy Medal Roll. Nearly extremely fine




Afghanistan Medal 1878, clasp Ali Musjid to Lieut. G.F. Leslie, 4/Rifle Bde. With roll (shown with the medal). Only 4 British infantry regiments present during this action. Bruising and contact marks, Nearly very fine




Afghanistan Medal 1878, three clasps, Charasia, Kabul and Kandahar named to 998 Private W. Watson, 92nd Highlanders. With copy medal roll. Born Polmont, Stirlingshire. With copy papers, also entitled to Kabul to Kandahar Star and Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Contact marks from star, otherwise Good fine or better





Afghanistan Medal 1878, clasp Peiwar Kotal to 965. SERGT. M. BIRMINGHAM, 2/8th REGT. (Liverpool Regiment) Good Sergeant's medal. Nearly extremely fine





Afghanistan Medal 1878, clasp Ahmed Khel. 3796 GUNR. J. CONNOR, 11/11th. Bde. R.A. (11th Bty., 11th Brigade received 91 medals with this bar) Good very fine





Afghanistan Medal 1878, two clasps Charasia, Kabul to B/629 PTE. J. McARTHUR, 92nd HIGHRS. Copy medal Roll John McArthur, Volunteered to 90th Regt. (2/Scot. Rifles) Light contact marks, otherwise Nearly very fine





Afghanistan Medal 1880, no bar, to Lieutenant Thomas Wolrich Logan Stansfeld, 14th/9th Brigade, Royal Artillery. Born 29th May 1854, appointed Lieutenant 1873, Captain 1883, Major 1890. Served in India January 1875-1886, with some history. GVF





Afghanistan Medal, clasp Ali Musjid to 6444 Bombardier W. Wilson, E/3rd Brigade, Royal Artillery.




Afghanistan Medal, no  clasp, named to 1186 Private A. Storrie, 92nd Highlanders. Good very fine





Kabul to Kandahar Star named to Subadar (Highest Rank of the Viceroys Commissioned Officer) N. Singh, 23rd Regiment, Native Infantry. Good very fine





Cape of Good Hope General Service Medal 1880-97, one bar Bechuanaland, Bandmr. E. Andrews. Queens. R. Vol. BANDMASTER, Queenstown Rifle Volunteers. Copy Roll 67 issued to Regiment, including 2 Officers & Band Sgt./Band Master E. Andrews. The medal being issued between 1900-1905 perhaps explains his rise in rank in the Band & being used for naming his medal. UNIQUE rank on the medal roll for Bandmaster, one other listed as Band Sgt. & two Band Cpl’s. Nearly very fine





Egypt Medal 1882, undated, one clasp, The Nile 1884-85. 918 Pte. D. DARLING, 1/CAM'N HIGHrs. Copy Medal Roll, Discharge papers, David Darling born Barony, Glasgow enlisted 2.7.1884 served till 15.8.1887 in Queens Own Cameron Highlanders, then transfers to 1/Argyl & Sutherland Highlanders. Served Egypt, Ceylon & Hong Kong. Confirms his campaign medal + Khedives Star (1884-6) One e/k, light contact wear otherwise Good very fine





Egypt Medal 1882, reverse dated 1882, 1 Clasp: Tel-El-Kebir; (2385. PTE: J. BRENNAN. 4TH: DN. GDS:) Awarded to Private (No.2385) J. Brennan, 4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards, who was present during the Egyptian Campaign of 1882, and at the battle of Tel El Kebir on 13th September 1882. Loght contact pitting from a Khedives Star (not present), hence about Good very fine





Egypt Medal 1882, clasp Tel-El-Kebir to Sepoy Munghul Singh, 7th Bengal Native Infantry. Scarce to unit.





Egypt Medal 1882, undated, bar Suakin 1885. 1759 Pte. H. Jones, 1/Shrops: L.I., Copy Medal Roll & Discharge Papers. Henry Jones, born 1862 in Wellington, Shropshire. Joined 53rd Regt. (Shropshire Light Infantry) 9.12.1880 serving 12 years in Malta 1883-1885 & Suakin 1885. Confirms Medal, Suakin 1885 bar & Khedive's Star. Good very fine




Egypt Medal 1882, no clasp, named to 14968 Sapper T. Jones, 8th Company, Royal Engineers. Comes with Medal Roll. Generally very fine





Khedives Star 1884-6. Unnamed Very fine




Khedives Star 1882, dated 1884-6, engraved 5706 I.C.G. This relates to Private W. Russell of the 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. With research, including copy Medal Roll, and copy service papers. He was from Collaton, near Exeter in Devon. Entitled to the Egypt Medal with the clasp Suakin 1885.





East and West Africa Medal 1887-1900, clasp, 1897-98; (2287 PTE GRUNSHI BALUAH. G.C. CONSTBY:) Awarded to Private (No.2287) Grunshi Baluah, Gold Coast Constabulary, who was present during the expeditions in the hinterland of Lagos and the northern territories of the Gold Coast between September 1897 and 14th June 1898. 847 men of the Gold Coast Constabulary qualified for medal with this clasp. Slight contact wear, hence about Good very fine




India General Service Medal 1895, three clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Samana 1897 and Tirah 1897-98 named to 1802 Private J. Bacon, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. With copy papers. Nearly extremely fine





India General Service Medal 1895, two clasps, Tirah 1897-98 and Punjab Frontier 1897-98 named to Surgeon Captain S.A.C. Dallas, Indian Medical Services. Stuart Alexander Charles Dallas, MRCS, LRCP, born August 1867, he qualified as an M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. in 1889 and as a Clinical Assistant at Great Ormond Street Children Hospital and Obstetric Assistant at University College Hospital before joining the Indian Medical Service in July 1891 as a Surgeon Capital. He was posted to the Madras District and was Acting Civil Surgeon at Kurnool 1895 and Civil Surgeon in Chanda in 1897. He was seconded to the Tirah field force for the campaign 1897-98 and afterwards was Civil Surgeon again at Chanda (and Jail). He was transferred to the Central provinces in 1902 and died in Bombay 28th May 1903. Nearly extremely fine





India General Service Medal 1895, two clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98 and Tirah 1897-98 correctly named in running script to Lieutenant E.N. Davis, 3rd Infantry, Hyderabad Contingent. Good very fine




India General Service Medal 1895, two clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98 and Tirah 1897-98 named to 4119 Private H. Hawkes, 1st Battalion, Dorset Regiment. With copy medal roll.





India General Service Medal 1895, clasp: Punjab Frontier 1897-98; (4150 PTE: C. CRAMP 1ST: BN: RYL: W. KENT REGT:) Charles Cramp was born in Maidstone, Kent, and worked as a farm labourer before attesting for short service into the British Army at Maidstone on 6th March 1894, when aged 18. Joining as a Private (No.4150) the Royal West Kent Regiment, he was initially posted to the Depot, and then to the 1st Battalion, being posted to India from 14th March 1896 awarded his 1st Good Conduct Pay on 31st May 1897, he was then present on operations on the North West Frontier during the Punjab Expedition which lasted from 10th June 1897 to 6th April 1898. Granted his 2nd Good Conduct Pay on 6th March 1900, he was then posted to Malta from 25th February 1902 and promoted to Corporal on 24th April 1902, being then posted home from 13th December 1902, and posted to the Depot on 1st February 1903. Appointed to Lance Sergeant on 26th March 1904, he re-engaged to complete 21 years with the Colours on 13th June 1904, being promoted to Sergeant on 4th November 1904, and was then post to the 1st Battalion on 15th February 1905, and then to the 2nd Battalion on 4th November 1905, and saw service on garrison duty out in Hong Kong from 4th November 1905. Posted to Singapore from 28th November 1906, he was then posted to the 1st Battalion on 14th February 1908, and posted home again from 15th December 1908, being then discharged on having been found ‘medically unfit for further service on 10th July 1909. Confirmed as his only medal entitlement. Good very fine





India General Service Medal 1895, two bars Punjab Frontier 1897-98 and Samana 1897 to 4986 PTE. P. DEMPSEY, 2ND BN. RYL. IR. REGT. (Royal Irish Regiment) Copy Medal Roll, Discharge Papers, Patrick Dempsey born Barntown, Wexford, Ireland. Joined R.A. as a Gunner 1887 discharged Dec. 1888 as didn't get on well in the R.A. then enlisted in the Royal Irish Regt. 1893-98.Extremely fine




India General Service Medal 1895, clasp Punjab Frontier 1897-98 to 3744 Lce Corpl W UPTON 1/RWKR. The previous owner recorded that this unit was involved in the 'Defence of Shabkadr Fort' on 7 August 1897. The recipient was also entitled to a QSA clasps Cape Colony, Wittebergen. Medal roll copies are available, but unfortunately there is no service record for him. Both medal rolls record his number as 3144, but the medal definitely reads 3744. As far as I can see there is no confusion, as there is no other man called W UPTON on the medal rolls. Good very fine or better





British South Africa Company Medal, Rhodesia 1896 reverse with bar for Mashonaland 1897. BUGLER T. CONNOLLY. GWELO VOL. Connolly was one of the 319 men of the Gwelo Volunteer Corps. present during the 1896 Rhodesia operations which lasted from 24th March to 31st December 1896 he was the only BUGLER in the Regiment, he then joined the Rhodesia Volunteer Corps to earn his bar for Mashonaland 1897 in the operations from 24th March 1896 to 31st October 1897.Only 6 Locally Raised Troop Units entitled to this bar, with 922 bars awarded, 156 of them awarded to the Rhod.Vol.Corps. Copy modern roll confirming medal & bar. Very fine





Khedives Sudan Medal 1896-1908, in Silver, five clasps, The Atbara, Khartoum, Gedaref, Sudan 1897, Sudan 1899, unnamed as issued. Awarded to a soldier who was present in the operations in the Sudan in 1897, and then during the reconquest of the Sudan at the battle of Atbara on 8th April 1898, and then the battle of Omdurman on 2nd September 1898 which was immediately followed by the entry into Khartoum. Being then present at the storming and occupation of Gedaref from 7th September to 26th December 1898, and then during the operations in and around the Blue Nile and White Nile in the Sudan in 1899. Nearly extremely fine




Khedives Sudan Medal 1896, in silver, no clasp, named to Lieutenant A.R.C. Savile, 1st Bombay Lancers With basic research, saw service during WW1 as a Major with the 31st Duke of Connaughts Own Lancers, eventually ending up as a Lieutenant Colonel. Extremely fine





Queens South Africa Medal, five bars, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek. 8723 PTE. C.F. DUGARD, K.R.R.C. SEVERELY WOUNDED VLAKFONTEIN FARM, ERMELO DISTRICT Pte. Dougard 2.2.1901 2/Btn. K.R.R.C. Mounted Infantry. Copy Medal & Casualty Rolls, Boer War History, Discharge/medical/pension papers (31 pages) Charles F. Dugard from Aston Birmingham. Gun shot wound left arm. Nearly extremely fine




Queens South Africa Medal, five clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902, to 21305 Private E.T. Morse, 23rd and 32nd Company Imperial Yeomanry (Lancashire), with copy discharge documents, from Bridgend. Generally very fine




Queens South Africa Medal, five clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 renamed to 42691 Private J. Clay, 1st Cameron Highlanders. Generally very fine




A double Q.S.A. 1899 casualty with an unusual Army career to Pte. John Robertson (alias J. Scott) wounded Modder River 28.11.1899 under his alias of John Scott & wounded Magersfontein 10.12.1899 as shown on papers of John Robertson (alias J. Scott). Queens South Africa Medal, four bars Modder River, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 to 2830 Pte. J. Robertson. A. & S. Highrs: 2313 Private John Robertson, born Paisley, Renfrewshire, attested Gordon Highlanders December 1886, deserted December 1887, fraudulently enlisted in the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders as 2830 Private John Scott March 1888, convicted of fraudulent enlistment & sentenced to 56 days’ imprisonment 1888, served with the Regiment in South Africa as 2830 Pte. “J. Scott” & WOUNDED MODDER RIVER 28.11.1899 & MAGERSFONTEIN, 10-12.12.1899 on J. Robertson (alias 2830 J. Scott) service papers only, discharged, 25.7.1901. Copy medal & casualty roll, Discharge Papers, his only medal. Unofficial rivets between state & date bar, Nearly very fine





Private Samuel Wylie, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Wounded COLENSO 15th December 1899, from Shankill, Belfast.Queens South Africa Medal, four bars Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Belfast 5169 Pte. S. Wylie, Rl. Innis. Fus. WOUNDED COLENSO 15.12.1899. The 'Skins' lost 1 Officer, 17 men K.I.A. 10 Officers, 76 men wounded. Copy Medal roll, Discharge Papers, born Shankhill, Belfast, Antrim. Joined the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers at Belfast 30.11.1895. Served South Africa, 5.11.1899-18.1.1903, discharged 29.12.1907. Discharge Papers state wounded 'near the Tugela River, 15.12.1899'. (this is the action at COLENSO 15.12.1899 as in the Official Casualty roll) Entitled K.S.A. Nearly extremely fine





Queens South Africa Medal, four bars, Defence of Ladysmith, Laing's Nek, Belfast, South Africa 1901. 5574 Pte. W. Williams, Liverpool Regt. Attested Liv. Regt. 1897, L/Cpl. 15.10.1901. 5574 Private William Williams, 1st Battalion Liverpool Regiment,wounded in action near Witpoort (near Heilbron) 12.10.1900 (4 casualties to Regt.) The wounds resulted in the loss of use of his right arm and having been invalided home 14.4.1901 & discharged 21.12.1901.  He is listed as `J. Williams' in the published casualty roll. One rivet popped on S.A.01 bar. Copy Service papers, medal roll (for first 3 bars, can't find 1901 bar roll). VF





Queens South Africa Medal, four clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, South Africa 1901 to 1461 Pte T. JENKINS S. WALES BORD: (South Wales Borderers) last bar sewn on. Mint





Queens South Africa Medal, four bars, Defence of Ladysmith, Belfast, Cape Colony and Orange Free State, named to 5232 Private J. Collins, Manchester Regiment, bars mounted in the above order. Copy medal roll (confirms C.C., O.F.S. issued late so mounted out of order) discharge papers from Knutsford, Chester. Entitled K.S.A. Light contact marks, Nearly very fine




Queens South Africa Medal, four clasps, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 named to 4580 Private E. Carr, Essex Regiment.




Queens South Africa Medal, three clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal 68189 Dr. H. Stone, 43 B. R.F.A. Driver H. Stone, 43 Battery, R.F.A., Slightly Wounded at Rensburg Drift, 27 October 1900. Not entitled to  a K.S.A. Copy Medal & Casualty Roll. Some edge bruising & contact marks, very fine




Queens South Africa Medal, three clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith named to 6767 Private D. Hartley, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Died of Disease on 20th April 1900. Generally very fine





Queens South Africa Medal, three bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal.6646 PTE. A. MCKAY, K.O. SCOT. BORD. (Mounted Infantry) Slightly Wounded Nr. LILLIEFONTEIN, 7.5.1901, the only casualty to the Regt. here. Copy medal roll. Few edge bruises otherwise Very fine




Queens South Africa Medal, three clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Transvaal named to 3559 Private S. Swindell, Royal Scots. Enlisted 29th March 1890 at Glencorse, born Church Greasley, Derbyshire. Trade, Labourer, aged 18 years 4 months, served in Malta, India and South Africa. Served 12 years 96 days. Married Maria Baylis, 9th April 1899 at Aston, Recalled to Army 8th October 1899. Invalided to England on 22nd January 1901. With copy service papers. Generally very fine




Queens South Africa Medal, two clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Orange Free State named to 3247 Pte S. MOXON, 9/LCRS. WOUNDED on March to KIMBERLEY 16.2.1900. (9th Lancers) Samuel Moxon born Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire. A Groom by occupation, attested for the 9th Lancers, Bradford 29.4.1891, Army Reserve January 1897, recalled to the Colours in November 1899. Served in South Africa, December 1899-October 1901 to Army Reserve again April 1902 & discharged April 1903. Copy service papers, Casualty & Medal Roll - confirms the above bars & entitled to ‘South Africa 1901’. Unofficial connection between bars, edge bruise, very fine





Queens South Africa Medal, two clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Orange Free State to 952 PTE. S. HUNT, GLOUC. RGT. Private Stephen Hunt born St Werburgh, Bristol, attested 1884, Drummer 1889, served in the Boer War from 1.1.1900-17.4.1900, discharged medically unfit 15.10.1900 as he was WOUNDED KLIP KRAAL (Klip Drift) 16.2.1900, where the 2nd Battalion had sharp fighting with Cronje’s rear-guard. TEN Gloucester Regiment men wounded at this action. Copy casualty & Medal Roll, Discharge papers (8 pages) Nearly extremely fine




Queens South Africa Medal, two clasps, Cape Colony and Orange Free State named to 6286 Corporal E.L. Jones, Devon Regiment. Served in the 2nd Battalion, Died of Dysentery at Kroonstad, 16th September 1900. Both clasps confirmed on medal roll. Shown as Private on roll. Good very fine




Queens South Africa Medal, two clasps, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902, impressed 6443 PTE W.HANCOCK. N.STAFF: REGT. Sold together with digital copy Service Papers; copy Census returns; copy QSA Medal Rolls; copy Medal Index Cards; copy Medal Rolls; and copy of Register of Personal Effects entry. William Hancock was born, during 1883, in Burslem, Staffordshire. A Coal Miner Hewer, he enlisted in the North Staffordshire Regiment at Tunstall on 15th April, 1901. 6443 Private Hancock served during the Anglo Boer War in South Africa between 9th April, 1902 and 8th October, 1902. He received the Queen’s South Africa Medal with Transvaal and South Africa, 1902 Bars.  William then served within the United Kingdom until the 14th April, 1904 when he transferred to the Reserves. William Hancock married Clara Gibbs, in Wolstanton, Staffordshire, during 1905. They had five children. Having returned to his original occupation as a Coal Miner, William was re-called to the Colours with the outbreak of World War One. Hancock was mobilized at Lichfield and he landed in France on 9th September, 1914, serving with D Company, 1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. William Hancock was killed in action, near Armentieres, on 13th March, 1915  6443 Private William Hancock, D Company, 1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. He was also entitled to the 1914 Star with Date Bar; British War Medal; and Victory Medal. Nearly extremely fine





A Boer War Medal with an unusual to find picture of an other rank in the Boer War wearing his I.G.S. ribbon in Seaforth Highlanders uniform. Queens South Africa Medal, two bars, Cape Colony, Paardeberg to 1745 Pte. D. ROBERTSON, 2 SEA. HIGHRS. Donald Robertson was born in Moulin, Pitlochry, Perthshire. A Plumber by occupation & a member of the 3rd Btn. Scottish Rifles; attested in the Seaforth Highlanders at Hamilton 20.5.1885, aged 18 years. Serving in the East Indies, 1.1.1886 - 6.3.1893 (I.G.S. Medal bar Hazara 1891) & was discharged to the Army Reserve in 5.4.1893, re-engaging for the Reserve in 20.5.1897. Recalled to the Colours, served in South Africa 5.12.1899 until invalided home 15.9.1900, discharged 19.5.1902. Copy both medal rolls, service papers, born Moulin, Pitlochry, Perthshire. 'A military History of Perthshire 1899-1902'. Published 1908. gives '1745 Pte. Donald Robertson (Ballinluig) Enlisted 1885, served with Hazara Expedition 1891 (medal with clasp Hazara 1891) also in South African War (1899) -1900 (Queen's medal with clasps Cape Colony & Paardeberg). Discharged 1902'. Picture page 463 - copy photograph. GVF




Queens South Africa Medal, two bars Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith. 2482 Pte. W. PICKERSGILL, W. YORKSHIRE REGT. Good very fine




Queens South Africa Medal, two clasps, Cape Colony and South Africa 1902 named to 7328 Private J. Anthony, Essex Regiment.




Queens South Africa Medal, no clasp, named to W.J. Jacobs, Stoker, HMS Powerful. With copy medal roll.




Queens South Africa Medal, no clasp, renamed to Stoker J, Taylor, HMS Rambler. With copy history sheet, from Halifax in Yorkshire, served aboard HMS Rambler during the Boer War. Leaving the navy in 1907 after serving with HMS Duke of Wellington. Renamed, otherwise, Generally very fine




Beaconsfield (Kimberley) Siege 1900 Childrens Medal, white metal. Presented by the town council to children in the town during the siege. A much rarer medal than the Kimberley Star as Beaconsfield was a small township (a suburb of Kimberley)  and this medal was given to the children only, of the township present during the Kimberley Siege in 1900. Generally very fine




Kings South Africa Medal, two clasps, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 named to 6750 Private J. Burns, Grenadier Guards. With copy medal roll and service papers. From Stockport, Cheshire




Kings South Africa Medal, two clasps, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 named to 5530 Private A. Webb, Essex Regiment. With copy medal roll.




Kings South Africa Medal, two clasps, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 named to 4764 Private W. Rogers, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Taken Prisoner of War at Moopstad on 5th October 1900, then noted as rejoined on 5th October 1900. With copy medal roll and confirmation of POW status.




Kings South Africa Medal, two bars, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902. 19236 DVR. F.R. SEARLE, A.S.C. Very fine





China Medal 1900, Bronze issue, no clasp; (SWEEPER JHANDA 24TH PJB: INFY:) Awarded to Sweeper Jhanda, 24th Punjab Infantry, Indian Army, who saw service in China during the Boxer Rebellion, as a follower attached to the 24th Punjabis. Good very fine





Tibet Medal, clasp Gyantse to Pte F. Thorne, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. A little contact wear, Very fine




Tibet Medal, in bronze, clasp Gyantse, named to Cooly Balbahadur Rai, Supply and Transport Corps.




Messina Earthquake Commemorative Medal, unnamed as issued. Generally very fine




Africa General Service Medal 1902, Edward VII, bar, 'Somaliland 1902-04' : correct style of impressed naming - 6343 Private J. NEVILLE, 3rd. Rifle Brigade: (JOHN NEVILL(E) - Born in the Parish of St Giles, London around 1880 and attested for the Rifle Brigade on 30 December 1898: Served at home, South Africa and India prior to being sent to Somaliland on 6 September 1903, where he was one of only thirty-one men chosen to form part of a Company of Mounted Infantry to be known as No.2(Bengal) Company, British Mounted Infantry: He returned to England in June 1904 and subsequently served in Aden and India again, before finally returning to England for discharge in January 1911. Entitled to the Queen's and King's South Africa medals. Surname spelt NEVILLE on the medal and NEVILL on Papers but the Regimental Number is constant. ) : Sold with verification; copy Service Papers; Extracts taken from, 'The Rifle Brigade Chronicle 1903', which details the involvement of the Mounted Infantry in the Somaliland campaign and other related research: (Note:- The similar medal to 5132 Pte.Arthur Smith, Rifle Brigade, was offered at Dix,Noonan,Webb on 28 March 2012, Lot 365, when it sold for £470 on the hammer.) : Extremely scarce to the Regiment Some contact marks but generally Very fine




Original 5th Aug-22nd Nov bar for 1914 Star. Good very fine




Original 5th Aug-22nd Nov 1914 clasp. Good very fine




1914 Star, Impressed PO.9532 PTE. J.CLARK, R.M. BRIGADE. Sold together with the original cardboard box of issue (A/F repaired with sellotape); a digital copy of the RM Service record; copy of the Times newspaper casualty roll; copy of the International Red Cross POW record entries; copy of RM Medal Roll and a copy of the Report of Proceedings of the Court of Enquiry into the affair at Moerbeke, Belgium when a number of Portsmouth Battalion were taken as Prisoners of War. James Clark was born on 13th February, 1879, at Gorbals, Glasgow, the son of Mrs Jane Docherty.Clark, a labourer, enlisted in the Royal Marines Light Infantry at Greenock on 16th February, 1898. He saw service on-board H.M.S.Duke of Wellington and H.M.S. Andromeda. James was discharged and enrolled in the Royal Fleet Reserve on 30th April, 1903. PO 9532 Private James Clark, Portsmouth Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry,was recalled for War Service on 2nd August, 1914. He landed at Ostend on 26th August, 1914 before serving at Antwerp between 7th and 10th October, 1914. During the Antwerp operations, Private Clark was taken as a Prisoner of War, at Moerbeke, Belgium together with other members of Portsmouth Battalion. James was reported as being held at the Gefangenenlager, Doeberitz, Germany in the Times Newspaper of 21st December, 1914. He was repatriated to England on 28th February, 1919 where he was sent to the Royal Naval Hospital, Yarmouth. He was also entitled to the British War Medal and Victory Medal but they do not appear to have been issued.  Extremely fine




1914 Star, Impressed 7318 PTE S SHERLOCK, R.INNIS. FUS. Sold together with digital copy of Census returns; copy of Militia Service Papers; copy of Medal Issue Card; copy of Medal Rolls; copy of Belfast Evening Telegraph Obituary; Commonwealth War Graves Commission details with a photograph of grave. George Sherlock was born in the Shankhill, Co Antrim, during 1883, the son of George and Eleanor Sherlock. The 1901 Census, shows him as a brick maker, living with his widowed father George and sister Sarah at 7 Little Charlotte Street, Belfast. He could read and write. George attested to join the 3rd (Militia) Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment, at Newtownards, on 31st January, 1902. On enlistment he was a Labourer working at the Lagan Vale Brickworks, Stranmillis Road, Belfast. His Manager was H R Vaughan. After receiving pre drill and training, 4438 Private George Sherlock transferred to the regular army on 18th August, 1902. The Militia service papers show that he was transferred to the Royal Irish Rifles, but it appears that he joined the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers numbered 7319. By 1911, he was a Labourer, living with his father and sister at 46 Howard Street South. With the outbreak of war, he re-joined the Colours, probably at Belfast. 4719 Private George Sherlock, 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers landed in France on 23rd August, 1914. Having been wounded in action, he was transferred to the Victor Hospital and died of wounds on 21st September, 1914. Private Sherlock was buried in the St.Brieuc (St.Mihel) Cemetery, Cote du Nord, Breton, France. He was also entitled to a date clasp; British War Medal and Victory Medal. Nearly extremely fine




1914 Star, impressed 1110 PTE D.DUNCAN. 2/R.HIGHRS. Sold together with digital copy of Medal Index Card; digital copy of Medal Rolls; digital copy of the casualty rolls printed in the Times 15 February, 1916; 22 August, 1916 and 19 May, 1917; digital copy of the Register of Soldier’s effects entry; digital copies of Commonwealth War Graves 
Commission records; 
and a digital copy of the publication “With a Highland Regiment in Mesopotamia, 1916 – 1917” which lists Private Duncan. David Duncan was born in 1879 in Ferniehall, Cupar, the son of John and Margaret Wood Duncan. David enlisted in the Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) at Cupar, Fifeshire. At the outbreak of the First World War, David was serving in the 2nd Battalion, Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) which was stationed at Bareilly, India. The Battalion sailed from Karachi on 21st September, 1914 landing at Marseilles, France on 12th October, 1914. After active service on the Western Front the Battalion, with David, embarked at Marseilles arriving at Basra, Mesopotamia on 31st December, 1915. Private Duncan was posted as “MISSING” on 8th January, 1916 near Sheikh Saad, during an attempt to relieve Kut al Amara. He had, however, been taken as a Prisoner of War by the Turkish Army. These Prisoners were forced to march long distances with limited food, water and medical treatment. Private Duncan was reported as having died on 1st March, 1916 and buried in Mosul, Mesopotamia. He is commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq. Private Duncan was entitled to a 1914 Star with "5th Aug, - 22nd Nov, 1914" sew on bar; British War Medal and Victory Medal. Extremely fine




1914 Star named to 2215 Private G.W. Crichton, 1st/4th Seaforth Highlanders. Later commissioned in Army Ordnance Department, later Royal Army Ordnance Corps, mentioned in despatches on 10th July 1919, from Leigh on Sea. With copy Medal Index Card. Nearly extremely fine




1914 Star named to 9594 Drummer E.E. Bowden, 2nd East Lancashire Regiment. Good very fine




1914 Star named to 4680 Private W.J. Rushworth, 15th Hussars. Good very fine




1914 Star named to L-7764 Private W. Wild, 1st East Surrey Regiment. Generally very fine




1914-15 Star named to 1266 Gunner V.G. Jones, Motor Machine Gun Service. Some Verdigris, Very fine




1914-15 Star named to 2nd Lieutenant J.J. Ryan, Royal Field Artillery. Generally very fine




1914-15 Star named to Assistant Paymaster T.E. Daniel, Royal Naval Reserve. Nearly extremely fine




1914-15 Star named to 13255 Private T.J. Morgan, Royal Irish Rifles. Good very fine




1914-15 Star named to 2747 Private H. Cave, Northumberland Fusiliers. Corporal H. Cave, died on 26th May 1915, and is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Some Verdigris, Generally very fine




1914-15 Star named to 10515 Private A. Causier, Yorkshire Light Infantry. Private Alfred Causier, Died of Wounds 8th May 1915, and is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. The son of Alfred William Causier, 1 Back, Welbeck Street, Castleford. Good very fine




1914-15 Star named to 4384 Private W. Stevens, The Queens Regiment. William Harvey Stevens, 10th Battalion, The Queens Regiment died 21st January 1917 and is buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. He was the brother of H.J. Stevens of Bayfields Cottage, Headley, Bordon, Hampshire. Nearly extremely fine




1914-15 Star named to 17073 Private W. Hilton, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Court mounted. Good very fine




1914-15 Star named to 13636 Private T. Garnett, West Riding Regiment. Nearly extremely fine





1914-15 Star named to Private D.R. Barrie, 12th South African Infantry. Nearly extremely fine




British War Medal named to Captain G.C. Knee, East Yorkshire Regiment. George Creasey Knee, killed in action on 3rd May 1917, and buried in Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery. Very fine




British War Medal named to 5177 Private S. Cattell, Herefordshire Regiment. Nearly extremely fine



652 (late entry)
British War Medal named to LIEUT V.A.L. COLES, A.I.F. Lieutenant Vincent Augustus Louis Coles, 8th Australian Field Artillery Brigade. Service number 201478 served from May 1916. 48 pages of papers on Australian Website. Very fine


British War Medal, impressed 8-11052 PTE. D.S.WILLIS NORTH’D FUS. Sold together with digital copies of the 1901 & 1911 Census returns; digital copies of the Medal Index Card; digital copies of the Medal Rolls; digital copy of the Register of Soldier’s effects entry; digital copies of Commonwealth War Graves Commission records and 8th Battalion, Northumberland Fusilier War diary entry. David Stewart Willis was born in Willington Quay, Northumberland, during 1896, the son of William and Mary Willis. In 1911, David was an apprentice plater at a local ship repair works.With the outbreak of WW1, he joined the 8th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers entering the Gallipoli theatre of war on 10th July, 1915. The Battalion landed at Suvla Bay, Gallipolion 6th August, 1915. Private Willis was killed in action at Suvla Bay on 10th August, 1915. David Stewart Willis is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, He was entitled to a 1914-15 Star; British War Medal and Victory Medal. Extremely fine




British War Medal named to Captain C.M. Green. Cyril Mortimer Green, 16th (Sussex Yeomanry) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment was killed in action on 6th November 1917 and is buried in Beersheba War Cemetery. Gazetted 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, October 1914. Served in France until Severely wounded at Festubert 9th May 1915. Resident of Denbigh, educated at the University Colleges of Exeter and Aberystwyth, the son of Thomas Mortimer Green and Catherine Green of Aberystwyth, husband of Gwendoline Mortimer Green of 23 Southwood Court, Golder’s Green, London. Good very fine




British War Medal named to Captain W.T. Hamlyn. Served with Indian Defence Force. This is his sole entitlement. Very fine




British War Medal named to Lieutenant H.C. Griffith. Served as a Lieutenant with the Royal Irish Rifles. Entered France on 29th May 1918. Entitled to a pair only, and was from Knowle, Bristol. With copy Medal Index Card. Nearly extremely fine




British War Medal named to 440270 Private A. Angell, 14th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. He was killed in action on 27th September 1916 and is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial. Good very fine




British War Medal, impressed 33179 SJT. A.HUNTER. BEDF.R. Sold together with digital copy of Census Returns; copies of the International Red Cross Prisoner of War Record entries; copy of 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment War Diary for January, 1917; copy of Medal Index Card and copy Medal Roll. Alfred Hunter was born on 20th January, 1890 in Brampton, Huntingdon, the son of John and Ellen Hunter. By 1911, he had become a general servant for Edward Montagu, 8th Earl of Sandwich at Hinchingbrook, Huntingdon. He served in either the 6th or 8th (Service) Battalions, Bedfordshire Regiment and was taken as a Prisoner of War on 20th/21st January, 1917 near either La Bassee; Arras or Bethune. He was held at Limburg an der Lahn Prisoner of War Camp after a spell in a Military Hospital in Lille. Nearly extremely fine




British War Medal named to 3653 S.M. I.J. Booth, Royal Air Force. Died 19th June 1918. With research including copy service papers. Sergeant Major Joseph Booth, died 19th June 1918, and is remembered on the Karachi War Memorial. Originally from Gorton in Manchester




British War Medal named to 20306 Corporal A.D. Riley, Ox and Bucks Light Infantry. Sole entitlement. Good very fine




British War Medal named to Paymaster Sub Lieutenant W.E.C. Copp, Royal Naval Reserve. With copy Medal Roll. Nearly extremely fine




British War Medal named to 25997 Private W. Southgate, Grenadier Guards. With copy service papers, wounded in action by a Gas Shell on 23rd July 1917. Nearly extremely fine




British War Medal named to Serjeant J. Carr, S.A.V.R. Good very fine




British War Medal named to 111752 2nd Class Air Mechanic G.W. Ashley, Royal Air Force. Good very fine




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