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Queens South Africa Medal, clasp Belmont. 3444 GR. G.R. CUNNINGTON, R.M.A. HMS MONARCH. (Gunner) WOUNDED ENSLIN 25.11.1899 The Battle of ENSLIN (Graspan) where The Naval Brigade led the storming force, extended in a single line to take the kopje, where most of their Officers were either killed or wounded. The Marines left nearly half their strength upon the ground, the “BLUE MARINES” or MARINE ARTILLERY had 26 killed or wounded out of a strength of 57. Of these 4 were K.I.A. & 26 wounded, of those 2 K.I.A. & 13 were ROYAL MARINE ARTILLERY including Capt. G. Senior, R.M.A. EARLY BOER WAR CASUALTY. Listed in R.N. Casualty roll by Fevyer & Wilson. Some edge bruises otherwise Nearly extremely fine





A scarce Boer War casualty to PRIVATE JOHN SMITH, NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS for the early action at BELMONT 23th November 1899 from Gateshead, Durham. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, one clasp, Belmont 3909 PTE. J. SMITH, NORTH'D: FUS: WOUNDED BELMONT 23. 11. 1899. At Belmont the Northumberlands, Northamptons, York L.I. & 2 Coys. Munsters in the rear. The 2 Regts. in the front rank performed their task - a difficult one - in the most satisfactory way, dislodging the enemy from Table Mountain & other defensive positions in the best style. The casualties of the Fusiliers were 2 Officers & 12 men K.I.A. 4 Officers & 36 men WOUNDED. Copy Casualty & Medal Roll, Boer War History, Discharge Papers 3909 John Henry Smith from Tanfield, Gateshead, Durham. Enlisted N. Fus. 1893. Civilian employment, played organ & clarinet until badly wounded. Discharged medically unfit 17.11.1900, awarded South African War Gratuity of £5, served Sudan Expedition, Occupation of Crete & S. Africa 1899-1900, Wounded Belmont 23.11.99. Early casualty, scarce single battle bar. EF





Queens South Africa Medal, clasp Cape Colony, named to 2049 Trooper C.S. Le Roux, Midland Mounted Rifles. With copy medal roll. Good very fine





Queens South Africa Medal, one bar, Transvaal. 5297 PTE. A.COOPER, ESSEX REGT. Copy Medal Roll 1st Essex Regt. also entitled S.A. 1901 & 1902 on his Q.S.A. (not a K.S.A.) Nearly very fine



Queens South Africa Medal, no bar. 29552 Pte. D. JOHNSTON, Rand Rifles with official correction to initial. Copy Medal Roll, Mine Division, Rand Rifles. Good very fine




Kings South Africa Medal, two clasps, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 both named to 1484 Private J. Fuller, Suffolk Regiment. Generally very fine





Kings South Africa Medal, two clasps, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 named to 1343 Trooper H.S. Percival, Kitchener’s Fighting Scouts. With copy medal roll. Nearly extremely fine




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




Kings South Africa Medal, two clasps, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 named to 7151 Private M. Lynch, 2nd Grenadier Guards. From Macroom, Cork, Ireland. With copy medal roll, census details and service papers, fractured his left femur in an accident. Named in the style of a GSM Iraq, very thin impressed. possibly a late issue. Generally very fine




China Medal 1900, no clasp, named to Captain E.F. Harding, 23rd Madras Light Infantry. Appointed Lieutenant in the London Gazette of 28th November 1893, with confirmation and copy medal roll. Extremely fine





China Medal 1900, no clasp, in silver, named to 849 Sowar Gil Singh, 16th Bengal Lancers. Edge-brusing, Almost very fine





2nd Cruiser Squadron 1908 Medal in bronze. Nearly extremely fine





Tibet Medal 1903-1904, Bronze issue, clasp: Gyantse; (COOK NANKU 24TH: PUNJABIS). Scarce with the clasp in Bronze issue. Awarded to Cook Nanku, 24th Punjabis, Indian Army, who was present during the Tibet Expedition which lasted from 13th December 1903 to 23rd September 1904, being present in the operations around Gyantse from 3rd May to 6th July 1904. NEF




India General Service Medal 1908, Ed VII, clasp North West Frontier 1908 named to Staff Sergeant P.W. Mugford, Supply and Transport Corps. Also entitled to British War Medal and Victory Medal. Good very fine





Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, Geo V, clasp Persian Gulf 1909-14 named to PLY.7838 Private R. McLaughlin, Royal Marine Light Infantry, HMS Fox. Nearly extremely fine





Khedive's Sudan Medal 1910-1922, Bronze issue, 1st type, unnamed as issued. Good very fine




1914 Star to MAJOR R.S.HUTCHISON. Robert Schlesinger Hutchison; Born Colombo, Ceylon 1869; Commissioned into North Staffordshire Regiment R 8/12/88; Lieutenant 6/3/91; Entitled to Khedive's Star & Queen’s Sudan Medal for Dongola Expedition 1896; Capt 11/1/99; Transferred to Army Pay Dept; To France 10/8/14 until 13/5/16; Brevet Lt. Colonel 4/6/17; MID LG 22/9/15; CBE LG 1/1/1919; Died Singapore 14/9/21 of cerebral haemorrhage - his British War Medal & Victory Medals were never claimed. 1914 stars to the APD are scarce. Extremely fine




1914 Star to 2.LIEUT  B.B.OWEN  W.YORK.R. Barry Burn Owen; Commissioned 8/7/14; To France 5/11/14 with 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment later attached to the 16th Battalion The Queen’s Regiment. Some surface corrosion pitting, AVF



1914-15 Star named to Lieutenant C.C. Nicholl, Army Service Corps. Also entitled OBE, served France and Italy, and also entitled to MID, forwarding address given as in Singapore, Strait Settlements. Good very fine




1914-15 Star to LIEUT   H. J. L. PALMER  A.O.D.  Herbert James Leslie Palmer; Born Plumstead 1884; Pre-war Civil Servant in War Office; Joined 'Public Schools Special Corps'; Commissioned 24/11/14; To France 27/4/15; Promoted Acting LT.COL 29/5/18; Received a Home  'B List' Mention 24/2/17; Thrice MID for services in France LG 15/5/17,  20/12/18 & 5/7/19; Awarded OBE LG 3/6/19; Suffered from neurasthenia with diarrhoea as result of war service & discharged 4/6/27) With copy Officers Papers etc. Nearly extremely fine




1914-15 Star named to 5667 Gunner J.S Murphy, Royal Field Artillery. Died in Mesopotamia on 18th July 1916. NEF




1914-15 Star, naming neatly erased. Good very fine




1914-15 Star to ASST.PAYR  L.H.WOOSTER  RNR (Leonard Henry Wooster born Corsham, Wilts 1892 and lived in Tewkesbury, Glos.; Commissioned 25/5/15, served on HMS Queen [most likely present at the Battle of the Strait of Otranto] and HMS Surf an Auxiliary Patrol Yacht). Nearly extremely fine




1914-15 Star named to ASST.PAYR.  S. J. H. COCKAYNE RNR (Lived Bootle, Lancs) With research notes "A Purser, joined 27/11/14 & served on HMS Virginian, an Armed Merchant Cruiser". Good very fine




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










British War Medal; (CAPT. C.G. DOWDING.) Charles Gordon Dowding was the eldest son of Reverend William Berkeley Dowding and Mrs M. Dowding of Corston, Pembroke, South Wales. A life long friend of Major Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O., the famous “Great White Hunter” who was killed in East Africa on 4th January 1917, it was Dowding who wrote Selous’ obituary for the Kenya Times, and campaigned for a special burial plot to be set aside for Selous. Dowding served with the Indian Army, serving in the 87th Punjabis, he had been commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant on 17th August 1907, and had joined the regiment back on 12th November 1908, being promoted to Lieutenant on 17th November 1909. During the Great War Dowding saw service in East Africa from 5th November 1915 as a Lieutenant. Dowding was Mentioned in Despatches for gallant and distinguished service on the Staff in East Africa by General Smuts in the London Gazette for 30th June 1916, being then promoted to Captain on 17th August 1916,  then appointed Brigade Major of the Lindi Force, and was awarded the Military Cross in the London Gazette for 1st Fabruary 1917. Dowding was mortally wounded whilst attached to the 2nd Signal Company during the fiercely fought action at Mahiwa from 15th to 18th October 1917, and died of wounds on 17th November 1917. Aged 28 at the time of his death, he is buried in Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery. Good very fine



British War Medal to 2.LIEUT  T. H. PULLAR. Thomas Hume Pullar was educated Spiess School; Commissioned 27/3/17 8th Lanark Battalion, Highland Light Infantry; To France 18/4/18; KIA 28/8/18 & commemorated on Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Extremely fine




British War Medal to 2.LIEUT  F. RYLANDS. Frank Rylands born Stroud 1894; Pre-war he worked for Eckstein Heap & Co Ltd; Originally enlisted 5/9/14 into 25th Battalion Manchester Regiment , then as 3rd City Parks, 13th Platoon, D Company, 18th Battalion Manchester Regiment with number 18/10786 and no overseas service; Commissioned into 16th Battalion Manchester Regiment 23/12/15; To France 14/7/16; DOW F&F 25/4/17 & buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery. Entitled to a pair With copy Service Papers. Extremely fine




British War Medal to LIEUT  L. A. RITCHIE. Leonard Albany Ritchie; Born Uruguay 1894; Lived at 49 Galveston Rd, Putney, London; Commissioned into City of Edinburgh Fortress Engineers RE-TF on 12/12/15; To France 28/8/16 & served with 1st/1st Edinburgh Field Coy Royal Engineers; Killed in Action F&F 24/3/18 & buried in  Noyon New British Cemetery. EF




British War Medal to LIEUT D. G. BLOOM. Daniel George Bloom; Born Cardigan, N. Wales 1881; Commissioned 17/4/17 Royal Hussars; Promoted Lieutenant 17/10/18 and later served in the Middlesex Yeomanry. Nicely toned, Extremely fine




British War Medal to 2.LIEUT J.PREBBLE. Born Bombay 1897; To France 19/1/17; Killed in Action F&F 21/6/17 & buried in Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery. Please note this is a British Issue BWM and not an Indian issue, which is correct for this man who was casualty and never got to see his medals. Extremely fine




British War Medal to 2.LIEUT   F. S. ROWLAND. Francis Stark Rowland; Lived Chester-le-Street Durham; Served overseas as 189983 & WR258354 A/C.Q.M.S, L of C,  Royal Engineers; Commissioned to General List 22/8/18; Mentioned in Despatches by General Cavan for Italy, LG 9/1/19. Fairly scarce Italy MID. Extremely fine




British War Medal named to 440270 Private A. Angell, 14th Canadian Infantry. Killed in Action on 27th September 1916, and commemorated on the Vimy Memorial. Nearly extremely fine




British War Medal named to F31108 A.Dixon, Royal Naval Air Service. Good very fine




British War Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant E. Bowles.  Second Lieutenant Edgar Branson Bowles left these shores for France as a Private in the 1/1st Yorkshire Dragoons on 20 July 1915.  The Dragoons deployed in France as Divisional Cavalry: ‘A’ Squadron to 17th (Northern) Division; ‘B’ and HQ Squadrons to 37th Division and ‘C’ Squadron to 19th (Western) Division. Promoted to Sergeant in 1917, he was later discharged to a commission and joined the 108th Battery of the Royal Field Artillery, 23rd Army Brigade.  Initially listed as ‘missing’ on the 21 March 1918, the first day of the German Spring Offensive and ten days later on the 31st, his death was confirmed. The 25-year old son of Mr and Mrs Branson Bowles, of 182 Boothferry Road [the main street in the town], Goole, Yorkshire and the husband of Elsie Louie Bowles, of 15 Argyle Street,, Goole.  His body was never found but he is remembered, with honour, on Bay 1 of the Arras Memorial in the Pas de Calais. Nearly extremely fine




British War Medal named to 34033 Private L.C. Robert, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Private Leonard Charles Roberts, 10th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, husband of Elizabeth A. Roberts of 26 Letchworth Street, Tooting, London, he was killed on 13th November 1916, and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. Good very fine




British War Medal to 2.LIEUT  F. W. M. SIEMS . Frederick Walter Montgomery; Commissioned into 7th London Regiment; To France 6/10/17 attached 4th North Staffordshire Regiment, Medals sent to Wandsworth Common address. Several edge knocks, Good very fine




British War Medal to LIEUT  H. W. WHITE. Researched as Herbert Walter White; To France 21/8/14 as Gunner, 31st Heavy Battery Royal Garrison Artillery; Awarded MM LG 9/12/16 for Bravery in France whilst serving as 35337 Corporal in 112th Heavy Battery RGA; Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant RGA 15/12/17; Attached 35th Squadron Royal Flying Corps as F.O.O. from 2/2/18. Extremely fine




British War Medal, naming neatly erased. Good very fine




British War Medal named to 80039 Gunner D.V. Rumsey, Royal Artillery. Killed on 4th November 1917, the son of William and Margaret Rumsey of Bridge Street, Crickhowell, Brecknockshire, he is buried in Mendingham Military Cemetery. GVF




British War Medal named LIEUT. J. V. FRIPP. James Victor Fripp born 30 Aug 1892 Frimley, Surrey, by 1911 living at 20 Shawfield Street, Chelsea working as a Despatch Clerk. Landed in France on 30 April 1915 as 4334 Private in the Army Pay Corps, commissioned 29 Oct 1918. Addresses shown on his mic: c/o: Constantinople & Greenhill Road, Harrow, Middlesex. He married in Constantinople in the 1920s and died Thanet, Kent march 1971. Minor rim nick, Nearly extremely fine




British War Medal to PAYR.S.LT  P. E. RUSSELL RNVR. Percy Edmund Russell appointed Temp.Asst.Paymaster  Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 12/1/18,  29/1/18 Lord Nelson for RA Med Aegean Squadron, later Emperor of India; Temp Paymaster Lieutenant 12/1/20, commission terminated on transfer to the RAF. Entitled to a WW1 pair. Very fine+




British War Medal to CAPT  C. G. COLMAN. Clement George Colman; Born Wimbledon 1880 & lived at 174 Worple Road, Wimbledon, SW20; Pre-war solicitor; To France 26/7/15 as Lieutenant Army Pay Department; Promoted Paymaster & Temp. Captain on 1/7/18; Relinquished commission 7/7/19; Died Wimbledon, Oct 1968. Nearly extremely fine




British War Medal named to 12411 Sergeant M. Butter, Royal Berkshire Regiment. With copy London Gazette, mentioned in despatches 25th May 1917. With copy papers. Nearly extremely fine





British War Medal to 41567 PTE R.S.MESSER. R.A.M.C. Sold together with a Copy Medal Index Card; Census Returns and Probate details. Reuben Stanley Messer was born in Boscombe, Hampshire during 1891, the son of Alfred and Eliza Messer. Reuben married Dora Elizabeth Painter in Christchurch District during 1914. Private Messer landed in France with the RAMC on 15th July, 1915. He was wounded in action during late 1917.  He was entitled to a 1914/15 Star; British War Medal and Victory Medal. Reuben died on 27 December, 1954 at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Boscombe, Hampshire. Extremely fine




British War Medal named to 861079 Pte. J. Scott. 33-Lond. R. He was born in Canterbury, enlisted 6/6/16 to reserve 20/2/20, suffered trench fever, also served with the 2nd Londons, in the BEF for 1year and  114days. Medals named to the short lived 33rd London Regiment are scarce. Officially renamed, Nearly extremely fine





British War Medal to 19614 PTE. A. COOK, D. OF CORN. L.I. Copy M.I.C. (1914-15 trio). Good very fine





Territorial Force War Medal named to 4 Battery Quarter Master Sergeant F. Pugsley, Royal Artillery. Generally very fine





A Boer War Distinguished Service Order winner and first day of the Battle of Loos Brigade Major casualty Victory Medal awarded to Captain E.N. Buchan, Manchester Regiment, late 3rd Militia Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment, with whom he won the D.S.O. in the Boer War when serving as a 2nd Lieutenant, being then killed in action as Brigade Major to the 27th Brigade when the German's overran the forward positions at the Quarries at Hulloch on 25th September 1915. Victory Medal; (CAPT E.N. BUCHAN.) Ernest Norman Buchan was born in Hampshire on 15th February 1879, the third son of Colonel H.P. Buchan, of Lockyer House, Plymouth, and of his wife, St. Clair, who was daughter of General Ireland, the Governor of Singapore. Educated at Mannamead School, Plymouth, he joined and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant into the 3rd Militia Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment, and served for 1 year and 100 days before being commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant into the Manchester Regiment from the Militia on 4th May 1901, by which time he was already on active service in South Africa where the Boer War was ongoing, having been present on operations in the Orange Free State from February to May 1900 and an Acting Transport Officer, including the action at Karee Siding and the operations in the Transvaal and Orange River Colony. He served with distinction being Mentioned in Despatches in the London Gazette for 10th September 1901, and then received the Distinguished Service Order in the London Gazette for 27th September 1901, being additionally awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal with three clasps, and the King's South Africa Medal with two clasps. He was invested with his insignia by His Majesty King Edward VII  on 24th October 1902, this being specifically for his services as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 3rd Militia Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment, and 'in recognition of services during the operations in South Africa'. Having been promoted to Lieutenant in the Manchester Regiment as of 27th November 1901, from 12th September to 2nd December 1904, he was Garrison Adjutant in the Straits Settlements at Singapore, and was subsequently stationed at Secunderabad in the Punjab. Promoted to Captain in the Manchester Regiment on 1st December 1912, with the outbreak of the Great War, on 25th September 1914 he proceeded to France, and saw  service as Brigade Major to the 27th Brigade in the 11th Division from August 1915. He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of Loos, 25th September 1915 when in action at the Quarries at Hulloch. On this occasion the Germans's overran the 27th Brigade Headquarters, with 'Brigadier General Bruce being captured and his Brigade Major, Captain Buchan, was killed in action when the Germans overran his forward position.' Buchan was posthumously Mentioned in Despatches for gallant and distinguished services in the London Gazette for 1st January 1916. Aged 36 at the time of his death, he has no known grave, and is commemorated by name on the Loos Memorial. Good very fine





Victory Medal named to 27532 Private T. Houghton, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action with 15th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, on 1st July 1916, and buried at Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval. He was from Salford in Lancashire. With extensive research relating to the Salford Pals, and its officers and men. Good very fine




Victory Medal to 2.LIEUT  P. C. STYLES. Peter Charles Kine Styles; Commissioned 2nd Lt into 11th Battalion Tank Corps. Born Sevenoaks 1896; Served in France as Private in Somerset Light Infantry; Suffered Gun Shot Wound to head & face at Arras in Sept 1917; Commissioned 2nd Lt 11th Battalion Tank Corps in May 1918; after teh was served in the Royal Irish Constabulary and also saw active service in WW2. Extremely fine




Victory Medal to LIEUT  W. H. L.  SHEPPARD. William Henry Lionel Sheppard; Born Barton Regis 1888; To France 2/11/14 as Sgt, 1/1st North Somerset Yeomanry & entitled to 1914 Star & Bar; Commissioned 23/11/15 in North Somerset Yeomanry; Promoted LIEUT 1/7/17 & attached 3rd Dragoon Guards; MID Mentioned in Despatches LG 10/5/18. Edge-knocks, VF+




Victory Medal to 2.LIEUT  C. I. MACDONNELL. Colla Ion MacDonnell was born in Belgium 1887 and ironically was in killed in action there 30 years later as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 4th City of Bristol Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. NEF




Victory Medal to CAPT M. F. COPE  RM. Matthew Fletcher Cope; Born 27/3/95; Pre-war Dentist from Caerleon, Monmouthshire; enlisted 30/3/15; Served in France with Anti-Aircraft Brigade, Royal Marine Artillery from 10/8/15 & took part in operations in the Ypres Salien, June 1916 & on the Somme from March to May 1917; Later served with RMA Siege Guns from 22/2/18; Wounded in action 1/5/18; Presented with Belgian Croix de Guerre by the King of the Belgians & this award was gazetted in LG 6/8/18 (it is possible that given this gazette is 3 months after him being wounded, it could have been awarded for action on that day); Promoted Captain 21/10/18; Demobilised 3/6/19; Relinquished commission 26/3/30. With copied Service Papers. Nearly extremely fine




Victory Medal to 2.LIEUT  C. S.  DOWDING . Charles Stanley Dowding; Lived 144a Croxted Road, Dulwich, SE21; To France 2/11/14 as 664 Private 1st/1st North Somerset Yeomanry; Commissioned in North Somerset Yeomanry 2/6/17; Attached to 1st Somerset Light Infantry & 2nd/7th Devonshire Regiment. Good very fine




Victory Medal named to 27508 Private W. Connell, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Enlisted 29th January 1912, discharged 13th March 1917 and died 22nd July 1919, buried at Kirkintilloch Cemetery. Very fine




Victory Medal named to S.LT W.F.R.GOUGH RNR. William Frederick Rippen Gough born 1/4/98; enlisted 8/9/15; Commissioned Sub-Lieutenant 15/11/16 RNR; served on Iron Duke until Jan 1917, transferred to HMS Birmingham, later HMS Hood 1920-21 and retired 1/11/22; joined RAF 3/4/23 until 1930; Served with DEMS = Defensively Equipped Merchant Ship from May 1941; resigned July 1945 as a Commander in the Royal Navy. Good very fine




Victory Medal, naming neatly erased. Good very fine




Victory Medal named to Capt A. Aldred, a Dental Surgeon. Arthur Aldred was a Dental Surgeon serving with the Royal Army Medical Corps, he went overseas 9th June 1917 to Salonika. WW1 dentists medals are rare. Good very fine




Victory Medal named to 2.LIEUT L.J.FOOKS. Leonard John Fooks; Lived Tolgus Farm, Redruth, Cornwall; To France in August 1916 as Private in the Dorset Regiment; Commissioned into 9th Royal Lancaster Regiment on 30/1/18. NEF




Victory Medal named to 2.LIEUT A.E.HALL. Albert Edward Hall; Born Chipping Ongar, Essex 1877; Attested 75th CANADIAN INFANTRY 28/7/15; To France May 1916 as CSM; Commissioned 30/4/18 into Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment & later promoted Lt. Nearly extremely fine




Victory Medal named to 2.LIEUT G.DAVIE . George Davie; Lived at Bridge of Earn, Perth; To France October 1917 with the 3rd Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment; later served with 5th South Lancashire Regiment as a Lt. Extremely fine





Victory Medal to 11657 PTE C.DOBSON, CHES R. Sold together with copies of the Medal Index Cards and Medal Rolls. 11657 Private Charles Dobson, 1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment, landed in France on 16th January, 1915. He was wounded in action during 1915 (Daily casualty list 21st June, 1915) and then suffered shell shock during 1916 (Daily casualty list 5th September 1916).  Dobson later transferred to the Labour Corps (numbered 266682) and the Royal Engineers (numbered WR/344596). Pioneer Dobson, Inland Waterways and Docks Company, Royal Engineers was discharged on 14th December, 1918. He was entitled to a 1914/15 Star; British War Medal and Victory Medal. Very fine





Victory Medal to 52995 PTE. G.H. SEARLE, LAN. FUS. Copy M.I.C.(pair) also served in 36127 North’n R. & 87404 Lab. C. Good very fine



Mercantile Marine Medal To JOHN F.WARD. Born Rothesay, Buteshire 6/5/86; 1st Engineer, still serving 1946) With copy Board of Trade Officers Papers & black and white photo. The medal is in good condition with worn original ribbon. Good very fine



Memorial Plaque named to Robin Tudor Barlow. Captain Robin Tudor Barlow, a Captain of 52nd Squadron, Royal Air Force, died on 30th July 1918, aged 28. The son of Robert and Gertrude May Barlow, is buried at Gordon Dump Cemetery. Good very fine




Memorial Plaque named to Arthur Gordon Pedrick. Lieutenant Arthur Gordon Pedrick, Royal Navy, a Submarine Officer who died in January 1918. He was the son of an Engineer Rear Admiral; Midshipman 15/1/10; Lt 30/12/14; Submarine Service from May 1917; Died 7/1/18 on H.M. Submarine ‘K9’ & buried in Portsmouth. Scarce plaque to Submarine Officer. Good very fine




Memorial Plaque to ROBERT MURRAY ROGERS. Born St.Austell, Cornwall in 1884; To France 22/1/15 with 28th Artist Rifles, London Regiment; Commissioned 18/9/15 into 8th King’s Royal Rifles Corps; Killed in Action F&F 2/7/16 & commemorated on Arras Memorial. Very fine+




Memorial Plaque to HERBERT ARTHUR HEWETT. Commissioned 3/12/15; To France 11/7/16 with 10th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment.  On 20/10/18 at the “Front Line” the Battalion took part in the attack to capture the high ground East of the river Selle between 2 and 6am, 35 prisoners were captured, 3 officers were wounded including Captain Hewett, who sadly died of his wounds later that day, he was buried in Cambrai East Military Cemetery; Father lived at 40 Cambridge Road, Bromley. Good very fine




Memorial Plaque to WILFRED HENRY YOUNG. To France 30/3/15 with the 6th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, Died Of Wounds on 30/5/15 & buried in Lancashire Cottage Cemetery, fathers address given as Catham Brow, Bristol. GVF




Memorial Plaque named (Hamilton Willoughby). Hamilton Willoughby was serving as Third Officer aboard the S.S. Ava when she was torpedoed and sunk by the U-45 south-west of Ireland on 26 January 1917, and was one of 92 people who lost their lives on the same occasion. Aged 28 years, he was the son of George and Agnes Willoughby of Southport, Lancashire, and is commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London. Extremely fine




Memorial Plaque named to Laurence Herbert Marshall. Laurence Herbert Marshall was born in Middlesborough, Yorkshire on 5 July 1885. He was educated at King Henry VIII School, Coventry, Durham University OTC and also University of London. In the 1911 Census he was listed as a Mining Engineer living in St. Austell, Cornwall. He enlisted 4 October 1916, Commissioned into the 9th Field Company, Royal Engineers temp. 2nd Lts. 23rd Dec. 1916, he entered France on 6 May 1917. Wounded in action 1 April 1918, then as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 9th Field Company, R.E., he died of wounds on 22 April 1918 and was buried in the St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen. He was the son of Frank Herbert and Lucy Harriet Marshall (nee Jordison), of ‘Sunnyside’, Prestbury, Cheltenham. Has non officer papers online. Good very fine





Memorial Plaque to DUDLEY ALLISTON TAYLOR. No exact match for this name on C.W.G.C. but must be Dudley ELLESTON Taylor. (from M.I.C.) GS/3138 & D/12222 Pte/Cpl. 2nd Dragoon Guards. Died 10.11.1918. Entitled 3 W.W.1.’s, France 14.9.15. Copy C.W.G.C. address 23 Francis Terrace, Carmarthen. Soldiers Died – born St. Peters, Carmarthen, Died, Home, buried Carmarthen Cemetery. Awarded M.S.M. Lon. Gaz. 17.6.1918 page 7170 Cpl. Dn. Gds. (Carmarthen). 59 M.S.M.’s awarded to Dragoon Guards for W.W.1. Small hole 12 o/c




India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Afghanistan NWF 1919 named to 9560 Corporal T. Maher, South Lancashire Regiment. Entitled to British War Medal and Victory Medal. Good very fine




India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Afghanistan NWF 1919 named to 708 Lascar Ratnavelu, Indian Ordnance Corps. Very fine





India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, two clasps Waziristan 1919-21, Waziristan 1921-24  to 7817650 PTE. W. MORPHUS, M.G.C. M.I.C. confirms 2nd bar in Tank Corps. I.G.S. his only medal. Part number, rank and initial officially corrected. Nearly very fine




India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Waziristan 1921-24, named to 2310760 Signalman C.F. Scott, Royal Signals. Nearly extremely fine





India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp North West Frontier 1930-31, named to 2816954 Private H. Kinsey, Seaforth Highlanders. Toned, Very fine




India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp North West Frontier 1930-31 named to BR. Khuda Baksh, 2-9th Jat Regiment. Generally very fine





India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Burma 1930-32, named to 3521015 Private G. Hughes, Manchester Regiment. Nearly extremely fine




Dealers Lot. 1939-45 Star x 4. Good very fine




Defence Medal, named to 21125 F.L. Edwards. Francis Leslie Edwards, Royal Australian Air Force, born Abermain, New South Wales, enlisted 13th May 1940, discharged as a Flight Sergeant with 8 Operational Training Unit Parkes on 18th February 1946. Generally very fine




Defence Medal, named to NX148565 E.R. Jackson. Eric Raymond Jackson, born Braidwood, New South Wales, enlisted 28th August 1942. Discharged as a Private from the Borneo Civil Affairs Unit on 4th July 1946. Good very fine




Defence Medal, named to NX14684 J. Rhall. Jack Rhall, born Paddington, New South Wales, enlisted 5th June 1940, discharged as a Private from 109 Casualty Clearing Station on 1st December 1944. Good very fine




Defence Medal, named to S212272 L.L. Craig. Leslie Lance Craig, born Kooringa, South Australia, enlisted 29th September 1939, discharged as a Private 4th Garrison Battalion on 5th February 1944. Good very fine




Defence Medal, named to QX10295 F.G.C. Baines. Frederick George Charles Baines, born London, England, enlisted 28th June 1940, discharged as a Private 1 Company 25, on 3rd September 1945. Good very fine




Defence Medal, named to N280274 E.E. Rushton. Eric Edmond Rushton, born Leura, New South Wales, enlisted 11th September 1941, discharged as a Private in 21st Works Company on 29th April 1946. Very fine




Defence Medal, named to V180213 J.A. Tribe. John Albert Tribe, born Yarraville, Victoria, enlisted 1st October 1941, discharged as a Corporal in 1 Australian Base Ordnance Depot on 3rd July 1946. Good very fine




Defence Medal, named to NX33567 E.H. Face. Eric Harvison Face, born Cobargo, New South Wales, enlisted 24th June 1940, discharged as a Corporal in 2nd Reinforcement, 2/1 Pioneer Battalion on 21st September 1945. Generally very fine




Defence Medal, named to VX56380 T.S. Carrigg. Thomas Stanley Carrigg, born Brunswick, Victoria, enlisted 23rd May 1941, discharged as a Gunner in Radiophysics Depot and T E AEME. On 19th August 1943. Good very fine




War Medal 39-45, named to N73963 P.L. Gaudron. Peter Lawrence Gaudron, born Coraki, New South Wales, enlisted 9th December 1941, discharged as a Private in 2/11 Australian Army Transport Company on 23rd November 1945. Good very fine




War Medal 39-45, named to V74128 J.W. Sier. John William Sier, born Kerang, Victoria, enlisted 16th August 1940, discharged as a Private 2 C T Ammunition Company on 29th August 1943. Generally very fine




War Medal 39-45, named to QX281 P.J. Helion. Peter James Helion, born Toowoomba, Queensland, enlisted 3rd November 1939, discharged as a Private in 2nd Australian Railway Construction Company on 26th May 1941. Good very fine




War Medal 39-45, named to V85478 H. Whimpey. Herbert Whimpey, born Tarnagulla, Victoria enlisted 26th June 1940, discharged as a Corporal in 24th Maintenance Platoon, Royal Australian Engineers on 12th October 1945. Good very fine




War Medal 39-45, named to V310024 J.W. Hayes. John William Hayes, born Yarrawonga, Victoria, enlisted 7th October 1941. Discharged as a Private in 20th Supply Depot Company, Australian Army Service Corps on 2nd July 1946. NEF




War Medal 39-45, named to V187104 R.J. Hughes. Ronald John Hughes, born Carlton, Victoria, enlisted 20th April 1942, discharged as a Private in the M V T T C on 28th January 1943. Good very fine




War Medal 39-45, named to SX11099 A.F.G. Mills. Alfred Frederick George Mills, born Stansbury, South Australia, enlisted 27th January 1941, discharged as a Private in the 3rd Training Battalion, Generally very fine




War Medal 39-45, named to SX16144 E.C. Baker. Edward Clive Baker, born Kapunda, South Australia, enlisted 8th January 1942, discharged as a Trooper 2/9 Australian Amn Regiment on 10th June 1944. Nearly extremely fine




War Medal 39-45, named to SX10223 K.F. McLachlan. Keith Francis McLachlan, born Rose Park, South Australia, enlisted on 19th August 1940, discharged as a Corporal in 2/23rd Field Park Company on 7th November 1945. Nearly extremely fine




War Medal 39-45, named to NX176158 J.R. Kelly. John Raymond Kelly, born Leichhardt, New South Wales, enlisted on 5th November 1943, discharged as a Private in 2/4th Battalion on 14th February 1946. Good very fine




Australian Service Medal 39-45, named to NX163658 A.G. Law. Aubrey George Law, born Maclean, New South Wales, enlisted 22nd May 1943, discharged as a Signalman in 39 Light Wireless Section on 7th July 1948. Good very fine




Australian Service Medal 39-45, named to V377295 D.C. Frajman. David Chaim Frajman, born Szydlowiec, Poland, enlisted on 30th March 1942 in St. Kilda, Victoria. Discharged as a Private in AUS EMP COY on 26th October 1945. Generally very fine




Australian Service Medal 39-45, named to NX39636 C.A. Slatyer. Colin Arthur Slatyer, born Croydon, New South Wales, enlisted 25th July 1941, discharged as a Private in 2/14th Australian Infantry Battalion on 15th March 1946. Good very fine




Australian Service Medal 39-45, named to TX363 A.G. Murray. Alfred George Murray, born Launceston, Tasmania, enlisted on 3rd November 1939, died on 19th March 1943, as a Private in 2/12th Australian Infantry Battalion, included in Launceston Roll of Honour. Good very fine




Dealers Lot. War Medal 39-45 x 4. Nearly extremely fine




South Africa Memorial Plaque to Captain T.C.M. Tabrer, DSO. With Memorial Badge, ID Tags, Presentation Cigarette Case, Photos, good selection of letters and documents all relating to Captain T.C.M. Tabrer, DSO, who died of Illness as a Prisoner of War in an Italian camp on 7th July 1943, served South African Mechanical Transport, awarded DSO for WW1 Service with the Hampshire Regiment in 1918. Good very fine





General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI bar Palestine 1945-48 named to 14473392 CPL. L.H. MORTON, R.E. Leslie Howard Morton age 22 died in service on 30th March 1949 and is buried in the Tripoli Military Cemetery in Libya & is on the Armed Forces Memorial as well as in the Roll of Honour book. Being on the Memorial itself usually indicates Killed in Action & not 'dying in service'  which are in the 'Roll of Honour' book only. On March 30, 1949, a military junta led by Brig.-Gen. Husni al-Zaim, a member of the Kurdish minority, seized power in Syria, with US support. Az-Za'im took power with a promise that he would do "something constructive" about the Arab-Israeli problem. Zaim openly declared his ambition to be the first Arab leader to make peace with Israel. In April, he sent a secret message to Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, offering Israel full peace with an immediate exchange of ambassadors, normal economic relations & the resettlement of 300,000 Palestinian refugees in Syria in return for some 'minor border changes' along the ceasefire line & moving the border to the middle of the Sea of Galilee. Ben-Gurion refused to make such an agreement & signed a limited armistice instead. Essentially a dictatorship & highly unpopular, the Az-Za'im regime was overthrown in August by another military junta, & Zaim was executed. Was there a riot at the time & Morton lost his life? NEF




Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to PLY/X4811 J.A.G. Horsefall, Marine, Royal Marines. ‘The ‘X’ in the service number indicates WW2 service. Unresearched. Good very fine




Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, clasp Near East named to C/J955109 J.C. Barton, Able Seaman, Royal Navy. Generally very fine




Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, Eliz II, clasp Near East named to L/FX.951295 B. Hennis, L.A.M. (A), Royal Navy. Comes with matching miniature. Generally very fine





General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, bar Near East 22783997 SPR. D.J. HEALING, R.E. Initials officially corrected, Good very fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Near East named to 22843763 Cpl. D. McKERNON, A.C.C. NEF





Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, Geo VI, clasp Malaya named to RM.9226 P. Robertson, Marine, Royal Marines. Good very fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 22775312 Trooper G. Downey, 13th/18th Hussars. Nearly extremely fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 22838963 Trooper J.F. Jackson, 11th Hussars. GVF




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 14187896 Fusilier J. Quirk, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Generally very fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 22986223 Private K. Sorsby, East Yorks. GVF




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 23105348 Private R. Higham, Loyals. Good very fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 23277801 Private K.T. McKay, Loyals. Generally very fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II  clasp Malaya, named to H.G. Mat, Hashm B. Ismail, Malaya Home Guard. Nearly extremely fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 1926573 Senior Aircraftman A.G. Eastwood, Royal Air Force. Very fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 5039222 Aircraftman 1st Class J.A.F. Bride, Royal Air Force. Nearly extremely fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 22550120 Corporal R.W. Kedch, Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers. Good very fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 5016496 Aircraftman 1st Class R.L. Bennie, Royal Air Force. Nearly extremely fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 22927347 Private R.E. Vallins, Royal Army Medical Corps. Generally very fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to22801160 Sapper G. McCourt, Royal Engineers. GVF




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 23309149 Private I.G. Brown, Glosters. NEF




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus, named to 4196989 Leading Aircraftman A. Sullivan, Royal Air Force. Nearly extremely fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 4196023 Aircraftman 1st Class S.J. Rees, Royal Air Force. Generally very fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to T/22540804 Staff Sergeant M.S. Gardner, Royal Army Service Corps. Generally very fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 23315602 Sapper C.D. Manning, Royal Engineers. Generally very fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 22081222 Bombardier E.W. Parker, Royal Artillery. Nearly extremely fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 2763900 Leading Aircraftman D. Barron, Royal Air Force. Good very fine




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 3510517 P.G. Churchill, Royal Air Force. NEF




General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Arabian Peninsula named to 2938 Ali Awadh, Trucial Oman Scouts. Generally very fine




Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Borneo named to 23734446 Lance Bombardier A.W. Lerwill, Royal Artillery. EF




Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland to 24712053 Private R.J. Knight, Parachute Regiment. Mounted for wear. Generally very fine




Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 24841536 Private K. Sandham, Green Howards. GVF




Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 24114703 Fusilier J.R. Miller, 2nd Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. Generally very fine




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