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Lots 1 - 180 Lots 181-360 Lots 361-540 Lots 541-720 Lots 721-869
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Estimate

1

 

Highland Society Medal for Egypt, in Bronze. Generally very fine

 

£60-70



2

 

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

 

£1,050-1,100





3

 

Military General Service Medal 1848, two clasps, Vittoria and Toulouse, named to G. Burgess, 15th Light Dragoons. With copied medal roll entry confirming entitlement. Mounted with Ornate silver clasp to ribbon, dark, slightly unevenly toned, Extremely fine

 

£950-1,150











4

 

Military General Service Medal 1848, clasp Barrosa, named to T. Dixon, 1st Foot Guards. With copy Medal Roll, served at Waterloo with 2nd Battalion. From the County of Cumberland. With original length of ribbon. Nearly extremely fine

 

£900-1,100

5

 

Army of India Medal 1793-1826, short hyphen reverse, 1 Clasp: Ava; (J. McCABE, 87TH FOOT.) James McCabe was born in Cavan, Ireland, and having worked as a labourer, then attested for service with the British Army on 3rd June 1815, joining as a Private the 87th Regiment of Foot - the Royal Irish Fusiliers, he went on to see 30 years 146 days service, most of which would be spent overseas in India. McCabe was posted out to India on 19th July 1917 and would serve there continuously through to 18th May 1836, being present in action in Burma during the Ava Campaign in the First Burmese War of 1824 to 1826, he then volunteered to transfer to the 38th (1st Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot on 5th December 1826, and was promoted to Corporal on 3rd October 1832 and to Sergeant on 2nd November 1835, and after being posted home on 18th May 1836, was discharged on 27th May 1836. McCabe was one of 195 men of the 87th Foot to live to claim the Army of India Medal 1793-1826, with clasp for Ava. GVF or better

 

£1,100-1,400

6

 

St. Jean d’Acre Medal 1840, bronze, unnamed, pierced with ring & bar for suspension with sewn blue ribbon. What every O.R.'s N.G.S. bar Syria needs ! Very fine

 

£175-195

7

 

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

£140-180

8

 

White Metal Medal. Obverse ‘H VICECOM NELSON’. Reverse ‘II VICECOM NELSON OB PATRIAM PVGNANDO MORT OCT. XXI MDCCCV’ Very fine

 

£60-80





9

 

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

 

£565-585

10

 

A Crimea Medal officially impressed naming, awarded to either a Private James or a Private Joseph Wilson, 44th The East Essex Regiment of Foot, two men who share the same initials and surname, who were present in the seige of Sebastopol from 11th September 1854, the battle of Alma on 20th September 1854, and the battle of Inkermann on 5th November 1854, James being killed in action at Sebastopol in the First Attack on the Redan on 18th June 1855, and the other, Joseph, dying during the campaign. Crimea Medal, three clasps: Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol, officially impressed naming; (J. WILSON. 44TH REGT.) James Wilson served during the Crimean War of 1854 to 1855 as a Private (No.3263) with the 44th The East Essex Regiment of Foot, and was present in the seige of Sebastopol from 11th September 1854, the battle of Alma on 20th September 1854, and the battle of Inkermann on 5th November 1854. He was killed in action during the seige of Sebastopol in the First Attack on the Redan, 18th June 1855, his death being announced in the London Gazette for 9th July 1855. Joseph Wilson served during the Crimean War of 1854 to 1855 as a Private (No.2277) with the 44th The East Essex Regiment of Foot, and was present in the seige of Sebastopol from 11th September 1854, the battle of Alma on 20th September 1854, and the battle of Inkermann on 5th November 1854, and then died later on in the campaign from sickness. Nearly extremely fine

 

£700-800



11

 

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

 

£425-450



12

 

Withdrawn

 

 

13

 

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

 

£195-245


14

 

Crimea Medal 1854-56, three clasps, Alma, Inkermann and Sebastopol. Name removed, good space filler. Nearly very fine

 

£195-245

15

 

Crimea Medal, no clasp, unnamed as issued. Fine to Very fine

 

£100-125

16

 

Baltic Medal, unnamed as issued.

 

£150-180








17

 

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

 

£270-310




18

 

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

 

£240-260

19

 

India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Jowaki 1877-78, named to 57 Gregory Giles, 4th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. With service history file.

 

£150-180




20

 

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

 

£145-165

21

 

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

 

£380-450



22

 

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

 

£225-250





23

 

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

 

£135-165

24

 

India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Burma 1885-87, named in running script to 281 Private P. Nelmes, 2nd Somerset Light Infantry

 

£175-225

25

 

India General Service Medal 1854, two clasps Burma 1885-7 and Burma 1887-89, correctly named in running script to 415 Private J. Maher, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. (Top bar later attached as they were issued to KOYLI. Copy rolls included.

 

£200-250

26

 

India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Burma 1885-87, named in running script to 417 Private W. McDonald, Royal Scots Fusiliers. With full service history.

 

£180-220

27

 

India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Burma 1887-89 named to Francis Vaughan Whittall, Lieutenant, 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

 

£380-440




28

 

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

 

£180-220

29

 

India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Burma 1885-87 named in running script to Private W. Williams, 2nd Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry.

 

£180-220
30

 

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.

 

£400-450

31

 

India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Burma 1887-89 named in running script to 3092 Private G. Baker, 2nd South Wales Borderers.

 

£175-225



32

 

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

 

£750-800

33

 

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.

 

£360-400




34

 

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

 

£210-240

35

 

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

 

£135-165

36

 

An Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-1858, clasp: Central India, awarded to Private James Gibbons, 88th Regiment of Foot - the Connaught Rangers, later 39th Dorset Regiment of Foot, who served in the Crimea at the siege of Sebastopol, and then in India with the Central India Field Force during the Indian Mutiny, being a number of times placed in confinement during his service. Indian Mutiny Medal, clasp: Central India; (JAS. GIBBONS, 88TH REGT) James Gibbons was born in Belmullett, Benjamins Town, County Mayo, Ireland, and having worked as a labourer, then attested for service with the British Army at Lancaster on 30th March 1854 when aged 18 years and 6 months, joining as a Private (No.1404) the 88th Regiment of Foot - the Connaught Rangers. Within three months, Gibbons was on service in the Crimea during the Crimean War from 28th June 1854, being present during the siege of Sebastopol which lasted from 11th September 1854 through to 9th September 1855, and remained in the Crimea through to 20th July 1856, having seen in all 2 years and 23 days service there. Gibbons was tried and imprisoned on 29th June 1857, being released on month later, and saw service in India from 18th July 1857, be present during the Indian Mutiny, he was in confinement again from 28th December 1857, being released on 17th January 1858, and saw service with the Central India Field Force. Shortly after the end of the Indian Mutiny, he was once again in confinement on 10th May 1859, being released on 21st June 1859, and on 12th March 1860 was imprisoned by his commanding officer, being released on 19th March 1860, and was once again in confinement on 10th July 1860, being released on 23rd August 1860. Awarded is 1st Good Conduct Pay on 22nd August 1862, he forfeited this on 22nd January 1863, and then re-engaged at Cawnpore on 26th July 1864, being granted his 1st G.C. Pay again on 5th March 1866, and then forfeited again on 26th January 1867. Once again awarded his 1st G.C. Pay on 3rd October 1869, he then transferred whilst out in India to the 39th Dorset Regiment of Foot on 1st July 1870, and was then posted home from India after 18 years and 86 days service on 11th October 1875 and was discharged on that date. Gibbons found work as a labourer residing in Liverpool. Considerable contact wear and scuffing to both faces, hence about Very fine 

 

£400-500
37

 

Indian Mutiny Medal, two clasps, Relief of Lucknow and Lucknow, correctly named in running script to Private Oswayree, 1st Infantry, Hyderabad Contingent.

 

£300-350



38

 

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

 

£270-290

39

 

Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp, named to 2975 Edward Clifford, 70th Foot. (Surrey Regiment). With copy roll, showing ‘Dead’. 

 

£320-360

40

 

Indian Mutiny Medal, named in running script to Sowar (Trooper) Gurmakh Singh, 13th Bengal Lancers.

 

£210-250

41

 

Indian Mutiny Medal, no  clasp, impressed in Seriph Capitals to 25 Private T. Ward, 34th Foot. (Cumberland Regiment). Marked Duplicate.

 

£160-200



42

 

The scarce dated New Zealand to Robert Copeman, Surrey Regiment, one of the 65 issued with dates 1864-65 to this Regiment. New Zealand Medal 1845-1866, reverse dated 1864-65. 805. ROBT COPEMAN. 70TH REGT. The 70th (Surrey Regt.) received various dates on their N.Z. Medals the scarcest dates being 1864-65 (65 issued) & 1863-64 (66 issued). The 70th arrived in New Zealand 1863 & fought at Katikara (4.6.1863) & Taranaki, before Copeman arrived to take part in their moving north for the actions at Koheroa, Cameron Town & Orakau. Returning then to Taranaki & fought at Kaitake & in Chute’s Taranaki Campaign. Robert Copeman born 1834/35 at St Stephens, Norwich, Norfolk a Labourer, attested in the 70th Regiment at Westminster 18.9.1860. Served in New Zealand 2 years 7 months & India 7 years. In possession of Four Good Conduct Badges at the time of discharge, he had one entry in the Regimental Defaulter's Book. (so no L.S.G.C.) Discharged at the Royal Victoria Hospital Netley 9.6.1879 after 18 years, as unfit for further service to live in Norwich, Norfolk. This his only Medal, The only New Zealand medal of this date (70th) we’ve seen sold previously in auction - Spinks April 2009 sold for £768. Nearly very fine

 

£750-850




43

 

Abyssinia Medal 1867-68, named to 871 W. McDonald, 33rd Duke of Wellington Regiment. With copy medal roll. Toned, a few small rim nicks and tiny marks in places, Very fine

 

£325-375
44

 

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

 

£350-400




45

 

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

 

£280-300




46

 

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

 

£270-300




47

 

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

 

£30-350
48

 

Afghanistan Medal, clasp Ahmed Khel, named to 5816 Gunner B. Mulholland, 6/11th Royal Artillery.

 

£220-260



49

 

Withdrawn

 

 
  50

 

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

 

£150-180



51

 

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

 

£250-280



52

 

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

 

£185-215



53

 

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

 

£175-200

54

 

Egypt Medal 1882, no clasp, correctly named to 1308 Private E. Cole, 2nd Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry, with copy roll, undamaged by star and thus in nice condition

 

£130-160


55

 

Egypt Medal, undated reverse,  clasp Suakin 1885, renamed to Captain T.F. King, 40th Regiment. Thomas Fraser King, Major 49th (Herts) Regiment. Captain 1st October 1880, Major 2nd February 1884. Served with the 1st Battalion, throughout the Egyptian Campaign of 1882. Retired Major with Pay 1897. Generally very fine

 

£110-140

56

 

Khedives Star 1884-6. Unnamed Very fine

 

£75-85

57

 

India General Service Medal 1895, three clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 and Waziristan 1901-2, named  in running script named to Lieutenant J.S. Swan, Commissariat Transport Department. Retired as a Colonel, with file of research.

 

£480-540

58

 

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

 

£250-300



59

 

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

£175-200


60

 

India General Service Medal 1895, two clasps, Samana 1897 and Punjab Frontier 1897-98, named in running script to 4368 Private R. Tither, 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. With copy roll.

 

£200-250

61

 

India General Service Medal 1895, two clasps, Tirah 1897-98 and Punjab Frontier 1897-98, named in running script to 4149 Private H. Isaac, 1st Battalion, Devon Regiment.

 

£175-225

62

 

India General Service Medal 1895, clasp Relief of Chitral named in running script to 2948 Private J. Carr, Kings Own Scottish Borderers, with service history file.

 

£175-225

63

 

India General Service Medal 1895, clasp Punjab Frontier 1897-98, named in running script to 4119 Private W. Foxwell, 1st Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry.

 

£165-195

64

 

India General Service Medal 1895, clasp Punjab Frontier 1897-98 named in running script to 2638 Private W. Martin, Royal West Kent Regiment.

 

£160-200

65

 

India General Service Medal 1895, clasp Punjab Frontier 1897-98, impressed in block capitals to 4598 Lance Naik Gurmakh Singh, 20th (D.C.O). P.I.

 

£120-150



66

 

India General Service Medal 1895, VR, one clasp, Punjab Frontier 1897-98 to 2883 PTE. W. CLARKE, 1ST BN. RYL. W. KENT REGT. Regiment details original, the rest re-engraved. Good space filler Very fine

£95-135



67

 

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

 

£475-525

68

 

Queens South Africa Medal, five clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902; (5562 PTE H. BATES. RIFLE BRIGADE.) Awarded to Rifleman (No.5562) H. Bates, 4th Battalion, Rifle Brigade, who served with the Mounted Infantry on operations in South Africa during the Boer War, he is confirmed as having been present on operations in the Cape Colony, the Orange Free State, and the Transvaal during 1901 to 1902, and was slightly wounded in action at Zandriverpoort on 21st May 1901. Good very fine

 

£250-300

69

 

Queens South Africa Medal, five Clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902; (8612 PTE A. ROY. VOL: COY SEA: HIGHRS:) Alexander Roy was born in Ruthaen, Buckie, Banff, Scotland, and having worked as a labourer as well as served with the 3rd Volunteer Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, with the ongoing Boer War in South Africa, he then attested for short service into the British Army when aged 25 at Lochaber on 8th February 1901, and joined as a Private (No.8612) the Seaforth Highlanders. Posted to the 2nd Battalion on 16th March 1901, this was the date that he saw service in South Africa, and was then present on operations in the Cape Colony, the Orange Free State and the Transvaal when serving with the Volunteer Company of the 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Roy was posted home on 20th May 1902 and was discharged on 30th June 1902. Confirmed as his full medal entitlement. Good very fine

 

£160-200
  70

 

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

 

£140-170



71

 

Queens South Africa Medal, four clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith and Belfast to 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

 

£325-350



72

 

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

 

£225-250



73

 

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

 

£175-195



74

 

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

 

£275-325


75

 

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

 

£170-210



76

 

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

 

£150-170
  77

 

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

 

£130-160

78

 

Queens South Africa Medal, three clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal; (3913 PTE W. NETHERCOTT. GREN: GUARDS). William Nethercott was born in the parish of Clumstack, Wellington, Devon, and having worked as a labourer, then attested for short service when aged 21 years and 5 months into the British Army at Newport, Monmouthshire on 1st September 1892. Joining as a Guardsman (No.3913) the 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards, he was awarded his 1st Good Conduct Pay on 1st September 1894, and then transferred to the Army Reserve on 1st September 1895, but with the outbreak of the Boer War was then recalled to the 2nd Battalion on 26th December 1899, and posted out to South Africa from 9th August 1900, seeing service on operations in the Cape Colony, the Orange Free State and the Transvaal, he was then posted home from 22nd July 1902, being then transferred back to the Army Reserve on 24th February 1903, he was discharged on 31st August 1904, but then re-enlisted for four years service on 12th September 1904. On 17th January 1906 he was convicted by the Civil Powers for neglecting his children and was sentenced to two months imprisoned hard labour, before being released on 16th March 1906, having in the meantime forfeited his one Good Conduct Pay, he was then discharged on 11th September 1908. Recipient additionally entitled to the South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 clasps to his Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902. Nearly extremely fine

 

£120-150




79

 

Queens South Africa Medal, three clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Transvaal named to 8227 Private H. Williams, Rifle Brigade. Nearly extremely fine

 

£110-140



80

 

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

 

£285-325



81

 

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

 

£265-295



82

 

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. Good very fine

 

£150-170




83

 

Queens South Africa Medal, two clasps, Cape Colony and South Africa 1902, named to 6490 Private B. King, Essex Regiment. With copy papers and medal roll, from Colchester, Essex. Edge-knock 6 o’clock reverse rim, otherwise Generally very fine

 

£110-130



84

 

Queens South Africa Medal, two clasps, Cape Colony and Transvaal, named to 6194 Private J. Earles, Cheshire Regiment. Some edge-knocks, Generally very fine

 

£95-125





85

 

Queens South Africa Medal, clasp, Cape Colony; (89 TPR: J. NORRIS. ORPEN’S HORSE) Awarded to Trooper (No.89) J. Norris, Orpen’s Horse, South African Colonial Forces, who served during the Boer War on operations in the Cape Colony. GVF

 

£120-150
  86

 

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

 

£45-55







87

 

Kings South Africa Medal, two clasps, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 named to 3237 Private E. Dungey, East Kent Regiment. From Torquay, Devon, with copy  service papers, also entitled to an India General Service Medal 1895 for the Relief of Chitral and a Queens South Africa Medal. Good very fine

 

£85-105

88

 

1914 Star, impressed to 812 L.SJT F.OLIVER, 3/RIF: BRIG. Sold together with digital copy of Baptism record; digital copies of Census Returns; digital copy of the Times Newpaper; digital copies of the Medal Index Card and Medal Rolls; digital copy of the Army Register of Soldiers’ Effects Register entry; digital copies of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission records including original grave site; and digital photograph of his grave. 812 Sergeant Fred Oliver, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Fred was born in Camberwell, Surrey, during 1887, the son of Richard Charles and Amelia Oliver. He was baptised at St George’s Camberwell on 16th November, 1888. A resident of Ilford, Essex, he enlisted in Deptford, Kent. By 1911 Fred Oliver, was a Rifleman serving in the 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade at Fort William, Calcutta, India. On the 4th August, 1914, the 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade was stationed in Cork, Ireland. The Battalion landed at St Nazaire, France on 12th September, 1914. Corporal Oliver was reported as “Wounded in Action” in the Daily Casualty list of 4th October, 1915. This information was received by the War Office on 16th September, 1915. He was reported as being “Wounded in Action” for a second time in the Daily Casualty List of 7th March, 1916. Sergeant Oliver was killed in action on 1st September, 1916 during a successful attack to retake a trench near Delville Wood, Somme. He is buried in the London Cemetery, High Wood, Longeval, Somme, France. Extremely fine

 

£125-150
89

 

1914 Star with original 5th Aug-22nd Nov bar  named to 8458 Private A. Mallam, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers, entered France 14th August 1914. Nearly extremely fine

 

£125-175

90

 

1914 Star, impressed 89439 DVR: W.CARSON, R.F.A. (An Australian.) Sold together with digital copies of the Army Service Papers; digital copy of the Medal Index Card; digital copies of the Medal Rolls; digital copies of Mercantile Marine cards; digital copy of the Royal Navy Register of Seaman’s Service entry and digital copies of Australian Electoral Roll entries. William Percival Carson was born on 5th July, 1891 in Collingwood, Melbourne, Australia. A Sailor, William worked his passage to Hamburg, Germany on board the Norwegian Barque “Sigurd of Sandness” and then sailed, on board the “Middleham Castle”, to South Shields arriving on 24th May, 1914. William attested to join the Royal Field Artillery at Poole, Dorset on 25th August, 1914, landing in France on 5th October, 1914. He joined the 5th Brigade Ammunition Column on 5th April, 1915. William was transferred to the 8th Divisional Ammunition Column on 29th December, 1915. He was transferred to the 33rd Battery, Royal Field Artillery on 2nd March, 1917. Driver Carson suffered a severe Shell Wound in action, to his right thigh, during April, 1918 and treated at the No.2 General Hospital, Casino, Le Harve, France. He was returned to “Blighty” on 3rd May, 1918. He was prematurely transferred into the Army Reserve on 9th March, 1919 and whilst arrangements were being made to repatriate him to Australia, he joined the Royal Navy on the 21st May, 1919. He was discharged from the Army “Surplus to Military Requirements” on 25th July, 1919. Stoker Carson served on board HMS Champion; HMS Blake and HMS Cockchafer. Carson served on the China Station between 4th February, 1921 and 1st June, 1922 when he was discharged “Shore”. After service with the Mercantile Marine, he returned to Australia and became a Miner. William Percival Carson died on 29th June, 1960 in Queensland, Australia. Nearly extremely fine

 

£80-100
91

 

1914 Star named to L-5761 Private H.T. Pellman, 1st Battalion, The Queens Regiment. Entered France 11th September 1914, later entitled Silver War Badge, also entitled clasp and roses. Good very fine

 

£80-100

92

 

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

 

£75-95

93

 

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

 

£70-90
  94

 

Original 5th Aug-22nd Nov bar. Nearly extremely fine

 

£55-65


95

 

1914-15 Star named to 9240 Lance Corporal J.F. Queenan, Yorks and Lancs Regiment. Entitled to Military Medal for Salonika in Gazette ‘66’. Whilst serving as a Sergeant with 1st Battalion. Good very fine

 

£75-95

96

 

1914-15 Star named to S-16111 Private J. Hall, Cameron Highlanders. Listed as S-18111 Private J. Hall, 7th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders on CWGC, where he is a casualty on the First Day of the Battle of Loos (25th September 1915), and is remembered on the Loos Memorial. Good very fine

 

£60-80
97

 

1914-15 Star named to 15495 Private F. Raines, Norfolk Regiment. Killed with 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment, on 15th September 1916 and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. Good very fine

 

£60-80

98

 

1914-15 Star, impressed 11802 PTE W.MOCKLOW. YORK:R. Sold together with digital copy of the Medal Index Card; digital copies of the Medal Rolls; digital copy of Times Newspaper; and a digital copy of the Army Register of Soldiers’ Effects Register entry. 11802 Private William Mocklow, 6th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s own Yorkshire Regiment. William was born in Radford, Warwickshire, during 1888, the son of Mrs W. Mocklow, 49 Radford Semele, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. A resident of Warwick, he enlisted in Winstanley, landing at Gallipoli on 5th December, 1915. William Mocklow died on 2nd March, 1916, at the 17th General Hospital, Alexandria. He was buried in the Alexandria Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Extremely fine

 

£45-50

99

 

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

£55-75
  100

 

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

 

£45-55

101

 

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

 

£45-55

102

 

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

 

£40-50

103

 

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

 

£35-45

104

 

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

 

£35-45
  105

 

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

 

£35-45
106

 

1914-15 Star named to 28115 Private J. Thexton, Liverpool Regiment. Entered France on 31st May 1915. Good very fine

 

£35-45

107

 

1914-15 Star named to 13348 Private J. Caton, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Nearly extremely fine

 

£35-45

108

 

1914-15 Star named to 6264 Private F. Brown, Lancashire Fusiliers. Good very fine

 

£35-45


109

 

1914-15 Star named to 12936 Private J.W. Edgar, Northumberland Fusiliers. With copy medal index card. Good very fine

 

£35-45

110

 

1914-15 Star, impressed S-10163 PTE J.REAVIE. RIF: BRIG: Sold together with digital copy of Medal Index Card; digital copies of the Medal Rolls; and digital copy of the Silver War Badge. John Reavie was born during 1892. He enlisted on 28th April, 1915 and landed in France on 1st September, 1915. John saw service with the 1st Battalion; 3rd Battalion and 7th (Service) Battalion, Rifle Brigade. He also served as 76200 Pte J Revie, Highland Light Infantry (note surname). John was discharged due to wounds on 15th September, 1917. He was aged 25 8/12. He was awarded the Silver War Badge numbered 137033. Nearly extremely fine

 

£33-38

111

 

1914-15 Star named to No262 Gunner Nawab, Frontier Garrison Artillery. Generally very fine

 

330-40

112

 

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

 

£30-40

113

 

1914-15 Star, Impressed K.11173 S.E.ROWLANDS, STO.1. R.N. Sold together with digital copy Census returns; digital copy of the Royal Navy Register of Seaman’s Service entries; and digital copy of WW1 Medal Roll. Stanley Ernest Rowlands was born on 2nd June, 1890 in Ellesmere, Shropshire. An Engine Cleaner, he engaged to join the Royal Navy, as a Stoker, on 8th May, 1911 for 12 years. Stanley saw service on board H.M.S Isis; and H.M.S Devonshire. The outbreak of WW1 found Stoker 1st Class Rowlands serving on board the Dreadnought Battleship H.M.S Collingwood leaving her on 31st December, 1914. He then joined the Armoured Cruiser H.M.S Essex serving on board between June 1915 and August, 1916 except for a short spell at H.M.S Cormorant, Gibraltar. Leading Stoker Rowlands then served on the Super Dreadnought H.M.S Orion between January, 1917 and January, 1918. The end of WW1 found Stanley serving on the Destroyer H.M.S Westcott. After 14 days in the cells, he was demoted to Stoker 1st Class. His post war service included H.M.S Defiance; H.M.S Dartmouth; H.M.S Orion; H.M.S Tiger and H.M.S Valiant. Stanley was invalided “Shore”, due to defective teeth, on 19th November, 1922. Stanley Ernest Rowlands died during 1930 in Oswestry, Shropshire. Extremely fine

 

£30-40



114

 

1914-15 Star named to 21220 Private W.J. Jones, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Good very fine

 

£30-35



115

 

1914-15 Star named to G-4989 Private K. Macdonald, Middlesex Regiment. Nearly extremely fine

 

£25-30



116

 

1914-15 Star named to 11864 Private H.G. Doran, Gloucester Regiment. Good very fine

 

£25-30





117

 

1914-15 Star named to 133096 Pioneer G. Evans, Royal Engineers. Entitled to 1914-15 Star Trio, entered France on 12th November 1915, noted as discharged on 5th July 1916, due to sickness. Extremely fine

 

£20-30


118

 

1914-15 Star named to 100346 Driver W.E. Harris, Royal Field Artillery. With copy Medal Index Card, entered France on 24th July 1915. Extremely fine

 

£20-30

119

 

1914-15 Star, naming erased. Generally very fine

 

£20-30
120

 

British War Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant T. Magill. Second Lieutenant Thomas Edmund Magill, 6th Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment, died 3rd September 1916, aged 32, the son of the late Edmund Magill, husband of Alice Maud Magill, of Camberley Villa, 37 Campion Road, Colchester, remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. Good very fine

 

£90-110
121

 

British War Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant W.G. Wakefield. With copy MIC, entitled to Military Cross, London Gazette 15th October 1918. Leicester Yeomanry, attached Machine Gun Corps. ‘For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an attack. After his commanding officer had been killed he assumed command of the machine-gun squadron. He handled his guns with great dash and tactical ability and showed great judgement  in the way in which he selected positions for his guns during the advance of the Brigade. Throughout he did fine work’. Very fine

 

£80-100
122

 

British War Medal named to Captain W. Magee. Served in the West Indies Regiment. From Port Maria, Saint Mary, Jamaica. Nearly extremely fine

 

£80-100



123

 

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

£75-95

124

 

British War Medal named to 3362 Private I.G. Porter, 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Australian Imperial Force. Nearly extremely fine

 

£70-90

125

 

British War Medal named to Lieutenant Commander C.H. Kendall, Royal Naval Reserve. With papers, entitled to Reserve Decoration. Nearly extremely fine

 

£55-65
  126

 

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

 

£55-75
  127

 

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

 

£55-75
  128

 

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

 

£40-50






129

 

British War Medal named to 33021 Private A. Harvey, New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Alfred Harvey was killed in action on 15th June 1917, whilst serving in the 2nd Battalion, Otago Regiment. He was the husband of Mrs A. Harvey of 232 St Asaph Street, Christchurch, New Zealand. Extremely fine

 

£40-50

130

 

British War Medal named to Lieutenant T. Rome. Good very fine

 

£35-45

131

 

British War Medal named to 28185 Private J. R. Dawson, Manchester Regiment, served with 20th Battalion and 24th Battalion (Oldham Pals), Manchester Regiment. Nearly extremely fine

 

£35-45

132

 

British War Medal, Impressed G-81822 PTE. P.B.LONGLEY, THE QUEEN’S R. Sold together with digital copies of Census and Electoral returns; digital copies of the Medal Index Card and digital copies of the WW1 & IGS08 Medal Rolls. Percy Barnard Longley was born in St Saviour, Southwark, London, during 1895, the son of John and Louisa Longley. By 1911, Percy was a Cabinet Maker living with his brother in Tottenham, London. He served in the 1/5th Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Private Longley later served during the Third Afghanistan War during 1919, whilst attached to the 1st Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment, and received the Indian General Service Medal 1908 with Afghanistan NWF 1919 clasp. Percy married Rosina Longley, in Edmonton, Middlesex, during 1931. In 1939, he was living, with his wife Rosina, at 16 Shanklin Road, Tottenham, London. N15. Percy died in Ilford, Essex, during 1964. Nearly extremely fine

 

£30-40

133

 

British War Medal named to 2921 Private W.F. Sharrington, 5th London Regiment. Nearly extremely fine

 

£30-40

134

 

British War Medal named to 4928 Private B. Pritchard, Honourable Artillery Company – Infantry. Good very fine

 

£30-40
  135

 

British War Medal named to M.21166 W.A. Shaw, Wireman 1st Class, Royal Navy. An electrician from Chester in Cheshire, with copy service history, this is his sole entitlement. Nearly extremely fine

 

£25-35



136

 

British War Medal named to 324083 Private H.G.L. Gear, 6th London Regiment. Also entitled to a Victory Medal and a Silver War Badge. Good very fine

 

£25-35

137

 

British War Medal named to 204204 Private T.H. Cadman, Northamptonshire Regiment. Nearly extremely fine

 

£25-30

138

 

British War Medal named to S-8450 Private F.G. Isaac, Seaforth Highlanders. Good very fine

 

£25-30

139

 

British War Medal named to 203209 Private A.C. Kingham, Ox and Bucks Light Infantry. Generally very fine

 

£25-30

140

 

British War Medal named to G-36144 Private A. Byford, The Queens Regiment. Good very fine

 

£25-30

141

 

British War Medal named to John D. Watt. Good very fine

 

£25-35
  142

 

British War Medal named to 215050 Private 1st Class F.P. Milles, Royal Air Force. Good very fine

 

£25-35


143

 

British War Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant D.A. Bell. Extremely fine

 

£25-35
  144

 

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

£25-35
  145

 

British War Medal named to 622281 Private W. Kirkham, 44th Canadians. Edge-knocks and suspender bent. About Fine

£24-28





146

 

British War Medal named to 206926 Corporal S.L. Smallwood, Royal Air Force. From Birmingham, an Electrical Fitter and Pattern Maker, attested 27th July 1915, With copy service history. Extremely fine

 

£20-25
  147

 

British War Medal named to K38957 E.J. Ralph Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy. Good very fine

 

£14-16



148

 

British War Medal named to M-318743 Private T. Rutter, Army Service Corps. With copy Medal index card, entitled to a pair only. Good very fine

 

12-15

149

 

Victory Medal to (2.LIEUT. W.T.B. URQUHART). 2nd Lieutenant W.T.B. Urquhart, 1st Battalion, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment - the Sherwood Foresters, late Private with the 5th Battalion, Australian Light Horse, who had seen service at Gallipoli, and having been commissioned, was then killed in action on 7th July 1917 on the Western Front. William Thomson Bruce Urquhart was the son of Andrew Urquhart, and was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, but during the Great War then enlisted as a Private (No.690) into the 5th Battalion, Australian Light Horse, joining his unit at Abassia in Egypt, he then saw service in Egypt and Gallipoli. Urquhart was then commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant into the 1st Battalion, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment - the Sherwood Foresters, and saw service on the Western Front. Urquhart was killed in action in Belgium on 7th July 1917 and is buried in Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery. Aged 31 at the time of his death, his medals were sent to his next-of-kin at 8 John Street, Portobello, Scotland. Slightly polished, hence Very fine

 

£150-180
  150

 

Victory Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant F.A. Colin. Served with 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Felix Augustus Colin (Cohn), born 31st August 1896 in Johannesburg, South Africa, son August (a Barrister) and Daisy Cohn (both parents were born in Germany). Educated Panal Ash College (Harrogate) and Dulwich College 1911-15. Matriculated at London University. 1911 Census shows his family living at 41 Alleyn Park, West Dulwich. Dulwich College War Record, also includes an entry for A.H. Colin 1907-09 (brother?), Flight Cadet, Royal Air Force. Certified for a commission but twice failed his medical so enlisted as a Private. To No.6 OCB, Magdalen College, Oxford, July 1916. Commisioned Temporary Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment, 19th December 1916. To France, 1st attached 7th Battalion, 7th February 1917. Killed in action at Monchy on 3rd May 1917, and commemorated on the Arras Memorial. Medal Index Card shows previous service as a Private in the 29th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, and the address for his medals to be sent to as ‘A. Colin, Esq, 5a Gledhow Gardens, South Kensington, SW5.’ His Major wrote in ‘The Times’ on 26th May 1917 ‘Your son was a British officer and died like one. He was badly wounded through the head, got roughly dressed, rallied his men and did some splendid work. He was in a very difficult corner but kept the men going and I understand he was himself responsible for many of the enemy. He was killed outright whilst fighting. He was away from the battalion most of the time on detachment but all we knew of him we are very proud of.’ With research. Nearly extremely fine

 

£80-100
151

 

Victory Medal named to 3828 Private W.G. Kimber, 8th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force. Killed 22nd April 1917, whilst with 8th Battalion, and remembered on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial. Generally very fine

 

£80-100
  152

 

Victory Medal to Captain G. Gardner. Served with  21st Lancers, attached to the Buckinghamshire Yeomanry, noted on his Medal Index Card as missing, and later deceased 21st August 1915. He is buried at Green Hill Cemetery in Turkey. From South Ascot. Good very fine

 

£75-95
  153

 

Victory Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant H.S. Baker. Captain Herbert Shorey Baker, twice mentioned in despatches, 9th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died between 4th April and 5th April 1916. The son of Mercy Aylesworth Baker of Napanee, Ontario, Canada and the late Robert Henry Baker. Also served at Gallipoli. Educated at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, B.A., B.Sc. He is buried at Amara War Cemetery. Nearly extremely fine

 

£75-95

154

 

Victory Medal named to S.S.104302 H. Venner,  Sto.1., R.N. (SS/104302 Stoker 1st Class Henry Venner was killed in action at sea on 1/11/1914 on HMS Good Hope during the Battle of Coronel off the Chilean coast. Henry Venner was aged 28 and from Sheffield. The Armoured Cruiser HMS Good Hope was sunk by gunfire from Vice Admiral Graf Maximilian von Spee's flagship Scharnhorst. The Good Hope was sunk with all hands, a total of 919 officers and enlisted men. Sold with copy of RN Service Sheet which states ""D.D. (Discharged Dead) 1 Nov 14, Lost when HMS Good Hopewas sunk in action off Chilean Coast". Good very fine

 

£70-90
155

 

Victory Medal named to Reverend J.C.L. Johnstone. Some Verdigris, Generally very fine

 

£60-80
  156

 

Victory Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant J.P. Rhys. John Percival Rhys, 20th June 1891 Durban, Natal, South Africa, son of John Percival and Emily Rhys of 15 Hartley Avenue, Plymouth, Devon. Educated at Plymouth College. Pre War as a Surveyor, Valuation Department, Inland Revenue, Princess Square, Plymouth. Married 10th March 1915 at Hemel Hempstead. Died 30th December 1969 whilst living at 7 Guinions Road, High Wycombe. Enlisted as a Private in the 21st Royal Fusiliers at Epsom on 19th November 1914. Admitted to Hospital 30th December 1914 to 18th January 1915 with Catarrhal Jaundice. Transferred to 29th Reserve Battalion, Depot Company on April 1915. Lance Corporal 26th June 1915, Corporal 23rd July 1915, Lance Sergeant 3rd September 1915, Acting Sergeant 26th November 1915. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Sussex Regiment on 2nd January 1916. 17th February 1917, left 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment suffering from Myalgia, invalided home on SS Ostend from Calais. To 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester. Fit for Light Duty. Lieutenant 2nd July 1917. Medical Board 28th September 1917, 2nd London General Hospital, SW10. Permanently unfit for general and home service (Neuritis and Anxiety Neurosis). Assistant Director of Lands, War Office Lands Branch 1st April 1918. Temporary Captain (Director of Lands) whilst employed under the Lands Branch (War Office) 27th April 1918. Disembodied 10th July 1920. Relinquished commission, granted rank of Captain 13th December 1921. Entered France 24th October 1916, entitled BWM and VM, which were sent to Ardilaun, Lowfield Heath, Crawley, Sussex. Extremely fine

 

£60-80
  157

 

Victory Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant R.B.M. Wilkins. Served with Royal Field Artillery (DAC). Robert Bird Manning Wilkins, born 9th May 1882, Newport, Isle of Wight, son of Dr Robert Bird Wilkins (1853-1892) and Rosalie Sophia Manning. His Grandfather was also an Isle of Wight doctor (Ernest Powell Wilkins) and was one time Honorary Assistant Surgeon to the 2nd Isle of Wight Rifle Volunteers. Educated at Isle of Wight College. A Solicitor who practiced at 4 Great James Street, Bedford Row, London. W.C. Married 29th November 1915 at Hartley Wintney Parish Church to Kate Broomfield. Died 31st May 1955 at 3 Marine Parade, Tankerton, Kent. Enlisted Driver 3/1st Home Counties Brigade, Royal Field Artillery 11th April 1916. Second Lieutenant (From Officer Cadet Battalion), RH, and Royal Field Artillery 8th December 1917. Lieutenant 1st Home Counties Brigade 8th June 1919. Disembodied 2nd Lieutenant 47th Division Artillery Column, 2nd February 1919, address Harrow House, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire. To France 11th September 1918, BWM and VM. Nearly extremely fine

 

£50-60
158

 

Victory Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant S. Oram. Served with Sussex Yeomanry, Royal West Kents and Royal Sussex Regiment. From Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill, and later Gloucester. Entitled to pair only. Generally very fine

 

£50-60
159

 

Victory Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant J. Royle. Served with Indian Admin Staff. Good very fine

 

£40-50
  160

 

Victory Medal to 2.Lieut E. M. Lynch-Staunton. Eric Margrave Lynch-Staunton was born Addleston, Surrey in 1897, worked as an LCC Tramways clerk, joined Inns of Court OTC , Commisioned 30-12-15 in 4/3rd London Regt, A Platoon Officer in A Co. Landed France 17-9-16, served in Battles of Arras & Monchy until he was Killed in Action on 9/10th May 1917. He is remembered on Arras Memorial. Good very fine

 

£45-50
  161

 

Victory Medal to 2.Lieut. Arthur Joseph Fletcher 13th Royal Fus from born Ham, Surrey, educated Wandsworth, parents lived Balham, London, born 1897, landed France 7-7-16 and KIA 23-4-17 aged 20' Remembered Arras Memorial to the missing. Good very fine

 

£45-50

162

 

Victory Medal named to Surgeon Sub Lieutenant A.J. Constance, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. No trace of Officer Papers. With copy medal roll. Generally very fine

 

£45-55
163

 

Victory Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant W.D. Hunter. Served with Royal Garrison Artillery, and Mentioned in Despatches 23rd December 1918. Generally very fine

 

£45-55
  164

 

Victory Medal named to Lieutenant B.L. Herdon. Served with 1/127th Q.M.O. Baluch Light Infantry. Also entitled to a GSM clasp South Persia.Good very fine

 

£45-55
  165

 

Victory Medal named to Lieutenant C. Spooner. With copy papers, served with Inns of Court Officers Training Corps, and later with 4thBattalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Nearly extremely fine

 

£45-55




166

 

Victory Medal named to H.A. Denyer, British Red Cross and St. John of Jerusalem. Motor Ambulance Unit 2, served as a Chauffeur 28th October 1914. Good very fine

 

£40-50



167

 

Victory Medal named to L.A. Hawkings. With Medal Index Card, a Canteen Worker with the French Red Cross. Nearly extremely fine

 

£40-50



168

 

Victory Medal named to 11941 Private P.C. Clarkson, Hertfordshire Yeomanry. With Medal Index Card, later served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment. Good very fine

 

£40-50



169

 

Victory Medal named to 2895 Private H.T. Hulse, Shropshire Yeomanry, later served with the Cheshire Regiment. With copy Medal Index Card. Good very fine

 

£40-50
  170

 

Victory Medal named to Major G.L. Knowles. Served Royal Garrison Artillery. Born September 1879, West Derby, Married 1900 to Gertrude Thomases in September 1900, then divorced in October 1908. Died 19th April 1962 in Mandeville, Manchester, Jamaica, British West Indies. Lieutenant, Royal Artillery, 3rd April 1901, Captain, Royal Artillery 24th November 1911, Major, Royal Artillery, 30th December 1915. Retired as Major, Royal Garrison Artillery 1922. 1911 Census shows him as Lieut, 18th Company, Royal Garrison Artillery at Sheppey. (Aged 31 born in Liverpool). MIC, Royal Garrison Artillery, France 18th October 1918, entitled BWM and VM. With research. Generally very fine

 

£40-50
  171

 

Victory Medal named to Lieutenant T.H.F. Robey. Served Royal Field Artillery (East Lancs Brigade). Born March 1891 in Steyning, the son of Thomas Henry (a house painter) and Caroline Mary C. Robey of Brighton. Married June 1918 in Chester, died 14th April 1965, 39 Moresby Avenue, Tolworth, Surbiton, Surrey. 1911 Census shows him as a Clerk, living in Fulham. East Lancashire Brigade RFA, Second Lieutenant, 27th October 1915. Relinquishes commission on account of ill-health contracted on active service, granted the honorary rank of Lieutenant 29th November 1918. Silver War Badge no.B45043 sent to 37 Goode Street, Birmingham. Served Egypt 1st June 1916, entitled BWM and VM. Nearly extremely fine

 

£40-50
172

 

Victory Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant W.D. Platt. Served with Royal Garrison Artillery. Good very fine

 

£35-45
173

 

Victory Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant J.N. Kirby. Served with Royal Garrison Artillery. From Forest Hill, S.E.23. Nearly extremely fine

 

£35-45
  174

 

Victory Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant R.P. Haig. Served in the Cameron Highlanders, from Whittingham in Sussex. With copy Medal Index Card. Good very fine

 

£35-45





175

 

Victory Medal named to 5316 Private G. White, 18th London Regiment. George White was Killed in Action 15th September 1916 at Battle of High Wood which was a famous battle for 47th Division, of which the 18th London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) were a part of. He is buried in London Cemetery in the original shell hole where 47th Division buried its dead at the end of the day on 15th September 1916. Good very fine

 

£35-45





176

 

Victory Medal named to 41330 Private L. Dawson, Dorset Regiment. Private Leonard Dawson, 6th Battalion, Dorset Regiment, killed in action on 4th November 1918, and is remembered on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Born at and Resident of Heywood, Lancashire and enlisted at Bury. With copy Soldiers Died info from Ancestry and CWGC details. Good very fine

 

£30-40

177

 

Victory Medal, impressed 25425 PTE A.C.PRIEST. LAN. FUS. Sold together with digital copy of the Baptism record; digital copies of Census Returns; digital copies of the Medal Index Card and Medal Roll; digital copies of the International Red Cross Prisoner of War records; digital copy of Marriage register. Albert Charles Priest was born on 16th February, 1897 in Hackney, London, the son of Henry Charles and Mary June Priest. In 1911, he was a Milk Boy, living with his Parents at 16 Templar Road, Homerton, London. Albert served with the 18th (Service) Battalion, (2nd South East Lancashire) Lancashire Fusiliers. He was later attached to the 18th (Service) Battalion, (3rd City), Manchester Regiment and was taken as a “Prisoner of War” on 30th July, 1916 at Guillemont, Somme. He was initially reported as “Missing” but this was corrected as being a “Prisoner in German Hands” in the Times Newspaper 31st October, 1916. Albert was held at the Friedrichsfeld Prisoner of War Camp and was repatriated, from Germany, on board the SS Porto which arrived at Hull on 29th November, 1918. He married Emma Elizabeth Melhuish  on 19 September, 1920 at St John at Hackney, London. Albert Charles Priest died in Hammersmith, London during 1931. He was also entitled to a British War Medal. Small edge-knock, Very fine

 

£25-30
  178

 

Victory Medal named to Engineer Lieutenant J. Rankin, Royal Naval Reserve. Original ribbon, although very distressed. Some contact wear, Nearly very fine

 

£25-35

179

 

Victory Medal, impressed 43177 TPR. J.ROBERTS. N.Z.E.F. Sold together with digital copy of full New Zealand Army Service papers 43177 Trooper James Roberts, 26th New Zealand Mounted Rifles & 4th Auckland Mounted Rifles, New Zealand Expeditionary Force. James Roberts was born in Leicestershire on 27th June, 1873, the son of James and Mary Fanny Roberts. A Clerk employed by the Northern Club, Auckland, New Zealand, he enlisted on 22 November, 1916. His next of kin was his brother Percy C B Roberts of Maroonah Station Onslow Western Australia. James left Wellington on 31st May, 1917 as part of the 26th Reinforcements, Mounted Rifles on board the SS Moeraki, bound for Sydney, Australia. He was then trans-shipped to the SS Port Lincoln bound for Suez. James served in Palestine until 20th February, 1919. He was discharged in New Zealand, no longer physically fit for Military Service due to Malaria, on 20th March, 1919. Nearly extremely fine

 

£25-30
  180

 

Victory Medal named to R.M.A. 8826 Gunner F.C. Maxfield. With copy medal rolls entitled to a 1914-15 Star Trio and also a Delhi Durbar Medal 1911. Born 14th November 1883, and enlisted 28th May 1900. Good very fine

 

£25-30
 

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