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Lots 1 - 160 Lots 161-320 Lots 321-480 Lots 481-640 Lots 641-728
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Estimate
  161

 

1914-15 Star named to TS-7242 Driver E. Marwood, Army Service Corps. Entered France on 21st September 1915. GVF

 

£30-35
  162

 

1914-15 Star named to 477154 Pte F. Carr, R.Can.R.  Private Francis Carr was born in London on 22/11/1885 and served for 13 years with the Royal Munster Fusiliers prior to re-enlisting on 22/8/15 with the Royal Canadian Regiment. With attestation paper which lists his trade as Musician.  Good very fine

 

£30-40
  163

 

1914-15 Star named to 148077 F.J. White, Chief Petty Officer, Royal Navy. Entitled to Mention in Despatches, HMS Gunner. Good very fine 

 

£25-35
  164

 

1914-15 Star, impressed No.1062 SEPOY BEER SINGH, KAPURTHALA I.S.INFY. Kapurthala Imperial Service Infantry (India States Forces) served in East Africa during the Great War. Highlights very worn, Fine

 

£25-30
  165

 

1914-15 Star named to Hasu Bhisti 1/33rd Punjabis. With miniature. Generally very fine

 

£20-25
  166

 

1914-15 Star named to 149731 F. Rowe, Chief Engine Room Artificer, Royal Navy. Good very fine

 

£20-25
  167

 

1914-15 Star named to 2095 Private E.S. Granger, Manchester Regiment. With copy MIC. Nearly extremely fine

 

£15-20
  168

 

1914-15 Star named to 19209 Private E. Middlebrook, 1/21st Manchester Regiment. Served with 1st/21st Battalion, with copy Medal Index Card. Good very fine

 

£15-20
  169

 

1914-15 Star named to J. Perry, Boatswain, Merchant Fleet Auxiliary. Good very fine

 

£15-20



170

 

MAJOR Cyril Stone DANBY, ROYAL AIR FORCE. a Pilot from Nottingham in 15 Squadron winning his M.C. for flying.British War Medal (only) MAJOR, C.S. DANBY, R.A.F. Copy Service Papers, from West Bridgford, Nottingham. M.I.C. 2/Lieut. Rifle Bde., 2/Lieut. 15 Sqd, R.F.C., Major 113 Sqd., R.A.F. Address Fox Rd., West Bridgford, Nottingham. Military Cross Lon. Gaz. 1.1.17, ORIGINAL citation states “For exceptionally brilliant work as a Pilot in co-operation with the Artillery from Jan. to July 1916. Lieut. Danby has always shown the greatest dash & determination, frequently carrying out his work under the most difficult conditions. Dated 11.10.1916." Was a ‘founder member’ of 15 Sqd. going to France, promoted Flight Commander & Acting Captain 1.3.7.16 returning to the U.K. 16.7.16 as an Instructor till serving in the Adriatic Theatre during 1917-18. Joined 113 Sqd. in Palestine as Major in Feb. 1919 finally leaving the R.A.F. in Dec. 1919. Written up in ‘The M.C. to Flying Personnel of G.B. & the Empire 1914-19’ by Hal Giblin & N. Franks. Paperwork includes a letter (2005) from Hal noting confusion with Danby being wrongly indexed in the early 1915 Army Lists. ‘The Sky Their Battlefield’ by T. Henshaw notes actions 8.2.1916 ‘Combats with 2 Fokkers & 3 Aviatiks & was the Photo Machine to Cunningham/Newton both K.I.A. 14.3.16 the 1st casualties for the Sqd. XV Sqd. article. Nearly very fine

 

£395-450
  171

 

British War Medal named to Major P.C. Vellacott. Served in the South Lancashire Regiment, awarded the Distinguished Service Order. Mentioned in Despatches 4th January 1917. Distinguished Service Order 1st January 1917. Taken Prisoner of War 28th March 1918, with a full account of his capture to the Secretary of the War Office. Good very fine

 

£180-220
  172

 

British War Medal named to Lieutenant C.W. Davies, Royal Air Force. Davies was a Pilot with one Victory. Medal needs further research. Nearly extremely fine

 

£150-180
  173

 

British War Medal, in bronze (3673 G. TABONE. MALTESE L.C.) With medal index card. Some tarnishing to reverse. Generally very fine 

 

£100-125



174

 

British War Medal to 1844 Pte. E. V. Purcell. 35 Bn. A.I.F. Very fine 

 

£65-85
  175

 

British War Medal to: GS-11325 Pte. F.H. Batstone, 9-Lrs. (Frederick H.Batstone was awarded the Military Medal for Bravery in the Field. His award was gazetted in the London Gazette of 14th August 1917. Good very fine

 

£60-80
  176

 

British War Medal named to Major W.T. Ward. William Telford Ward, Served with Royal Irish Rifles, 18th London Regiment, 1st Middlesex Volunteer Rifles, 9th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, and Garrison Battalion, Bedford Regiment. Nearly extremely fine

 

£50-60
  177

 

British War Medal named to 3458 Private V.H. Thompson, Liverpool Regiment. Killed in action on 6th August 1915, buried Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery. Very fine

 

£40-50
  178

 

British War Medal named to 5075 Private M.E. Mann, Royal Irish Rifles. Died of wounds on 1st December 1916, aged 25 the son of Thomas and Emma Elizabeth Mann of Northbridge, Chiddington, Godalming, Surrey.  He is buried in the Bolougne Eastern Cemetery. Good very fine

 

£40-50
  179

 

British War Medal, Impressed F.36936 S.EATON. A.C.1 R.N.A.S. Complete with copy Royal Navy and Royal Air Force Service Papers. Sidney Eaton was born on 29th May,1879 in Poole, Dorset. A Solicitor’s Clerk, he attested to join the Royal Naval Air Service for the duration of the war on 1st September, 1917. He served at RNAS Crystal Palace; RNAS Yarmouth and RNAS Daedalus. On 1 April, 1918 he transferred to the Royal Air Force becoming a Private 1st class. Later stationed at Mullion, Cornwall. Extremely fine

 

£35-45
  180

 

British War Medal, naming erased. Very fine

 

£35-45
  181

 

British War Medal named to S-13155 Private A. Paton, Gordon Highlanders. Private Alexander Paton, 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders, killed in action 18th July 1916. Entitled to a pair, remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. Born Barony, Lanarkshire, and enlisted at Aberdeen. Good very fine

 

£35-45
  182

 

British War Medal, naming erased. Good very fine

 

£25-30
  183

 

British War Medal named to 87721 Private J.W. Hardwick, Notts and Derby Regiment. Entitled to Pair. Very fine

 

£24-28
  184

 

British War Medal named to 266246 Private F.C. Hickson, Royal West Kent Regiment, also served Kent Cyclist Battalion and Royal Engineers, entitled to pair. Very fine

 

£24-28
  185

 

British War Medal named to 3270 Private W.T. Dawson, East Lancashire Regiment. Entitled to 1914-15 Star Trio. Very fine

 

£24-28
  186

 

British War Medal named to 59358 Driver T.A. Baker, Royal Field Artillery. Entitled to 1914 Trio. Very fine

 

£24-28
  187

 

British War Medal named to 6782 Private G.S.P. Bennet, 14th London Regiment. Entitled to Pair, enlisted 14th February 1916, discharged 14th March 1919. Very fine

 

£24-28
  188

 

British War Medal named to 34058 Private C. Weeks, Essex Regiment. Entitled to pair. Very fine

 

£24-28
  189

 

British War Medal named to 58 Private G. Barlow, South Staffs Regiment, also served with Machine Gun Corps, entitled to 1915 Trio. Very fine

 

£24-28
  190

 

British War Medal named to 15690 Private F.F.S. Phillips, West Riding Regiment, also served Machine Gun Corps, entitled to 1915 Trio. Very fine

 

£24-28
  191

 

British War Medal named to 255232 Sapper H.E. Mayo, Royal Engineers. Entitled to pair. Very fine

 

£24-28
  192

 

British War Medal named to 201443 Private G. Emperingham. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Entitled to pair. VF

 

£24-28



193

 

Victory Medal to B-23131 Pte. J. L. GEORGE, R. FUS. John Low George 23rd Bn. Royal Fusiliers from Turriff, Aberdeenshire was Killed in Action 18.2.1917 buried Varennes Military Cemetery (Somme) M.I.C. (pair). Extremely fine

 

£30-35
  194

 

Victory Medal named to 2366 Acting Warrant Officer Class 2 E.R. Fenwick, 2nd County of London Yeomanry. Generally very fine 

 

£30-40
  195

 

Victory Medal named to 2615 Private A. Paton, Highland Light Infantry. Private Alexander Paton, 7th (Blythswood) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, killed in action at Gallipoli on 12th July 1915. Nearly extremely fine

 

£30-40
  196

 

Victory Medal named to 145445 Acting Sergeant A. Hemmings, Northampton Yeomanry. Fine

 

£25-35
  197

 

Victory Medal, naming erased. Very fine

 

£25-35
  198

 

Victory Medal, Impressed GS-7298 SJT. G.W.FLEET. R.FUS. Complete with copy medal issue card. George Fleet landed in France on 26th July, 1915 with the 11th (Service) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. A Metropolitan Police Officer by trade. Nearly extremely fine

 

£18-22
  199

 

Victory Medal, Impressed HAVR BABURAD SINDE, 109 INFY. The 109th Infantry served in Mesopotamia and India during the great War. Edge-knocked, Fine

 

£18-22
  200

 

Victory Medal named to 376890 Private W.M. Long, Manchester Regiment. Good very fine

 

£10-12
  201

 

Victory Medal named to T4-198103 Corporal F. Gooding, Army Service Corps. Nearly extremely fine

 

£8-10
  202

 

Mercantile Marine War Medal, Impressed George Griggs. Complete with copy 1911 Census and copy Mercantile Marine Identity Registration Card with Photograph of George Griggs. George Griggs was born in Bradwell on Sea, Essex on 24th February, 1889. Nearly extremely fine 

 

£40-50
  203

 

 Memorial Plaque to James Robert Love. (2nd Lieutenant James Robert Love of the 3rd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers was killed in action in Flanders on 18th August 1918. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial. CWGC states that he was the 21 year old son of the late James and Caroline R. Love of Ballykinsella, Tramore, Waterford. His Medal Index Card shows that he originally served as Private 1460 in the 23rd (1st Sportsman's) Battalion Royal Fusiliers and was commissioned on 28th February 1917. His WW1 medals were sent to a G.S.Love Esq., National Savings Bank, Waterford, Ireland. His name is also recorded in Ireland's Memorial Records 1914-1918. Good very fine

 

£180-220
  204

 

Memorial Plaque named to Edward Lycett Lyon. Major Edward Lycett Lyon died on 17th September 1916 with the 18th Hussars, aged 39. Served in the South African Campaign, and is remembered in the Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension. GVF

 

£180-220
  205

 

Memorial Plaque named to Robert Dryden, Acton produced Wide H . There are four “Robert Dryden” victims shown on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website:- 62696 Private Robert Dryden, 9th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, Killed in action on 24th August, 1918, 27215 Lance Corporal Robert Dryden, 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, Killed in action on 21st March, 1918, 263040 Sergeant Robert Dryden, 1/5th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, Killed in action on 27th March, 1918, 11498 Private Robert Dryden, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Killed in action on 23rd April, 1917. Nearly extremely fine

 

£70-90
  206

 

Memorial Plaque named to William Walter Bradley. Private William Walter Bradley, 1st Battalion, The Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment), died on 2nd November 1916, remembered with honour on the Thiepval Memorial. Good very fine

 

£60-80
  207

 

Memorial Plaque named to Alexander Martin. Good very fine

 

£60-70
  208

 

Memorial Plaque of Arthur Lane. Multiple possibilities. Good very fine

 

£60-70
  209

 

Memorial Plaque named to Lewis Walters. Multiple possibilities. Good very fine

 

£60-70
  210

 

Memorial Plaque of Ganda Singh. Multiple possibilities. Nearly extremely fine

 

£50-60
  211

 

Memorial Plaque named to Harry Doyle. Good very fine

 

£45-55
  212

 

Memorial Plaque named to Reginald Newport. Killed on 26th April 1918, aged 20 whilst serving with 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. The son of Tom and Caroline Newport of 13 Grange Avenue, Reading, his is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. Nearly extremely fine

 

£40-50
  213

 

Territorial Force War Medal (1727 PTE H. GOOGE. R.W. KENT.R.) With copy medal index card. Good very fine

 

£175-225
  214

 

Silver War Badge, Numbered RN33046, Complete with copy Royal Naval Silver War Badge Roll. 188842 Able Seaman Richard Gear Silver War Badge issued at HMS Vivid on 29th November, 1918. He was born at Ilfracombe, Devon, on 9th January, 1881. Nearly extremely fine

 

£20-25



215

 

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

 

£275-315
  216

 

India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Afghanistan N.W.F.1919 to: Lieut. G. Ball, 1-York.R. (Confirmed on Medal Index Card. Previously served as 7814 Colour Quarter Master Serjeant and entitled to BWM & Victory Medal pair. Medals sent c/o 2nd Bn. Yorkshire Regiment, Tipperary in 1921).Good very fine

 

£170-210
  217

 

India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Waziristan 1919-21, Impressed 329445. A.C.2. W. WELSH. R.A.F.
Naming Officially Corrected due to serving under an alias. Sold together with a copy of his Royal Air Force Certificate of his Service and Discharge. (RAF Form 280) William Welsh was born on 17th April, 1902. A Lace Dresser, he enlisted on 5th May, 1919  giving his name as William Walsh with a date of birth 14th March, 1901. William deserted on 29th August, 1919 and he was returned to be given 14 days detention on 17th September, 1919. He served in India, from 19th March, 1920, with 20 Squadron RAF who flew Bristol Fighters on Army co-operation tasks during the Waziristan operations. He married Rebecca Lockwood on 4th October, 1924 in Nottingham. William was discharged on 27 December, 1929, but was recalled from the RAF Reserve on 25th August, 1939. He served in France between 1939 and June 1940 with 16 and 218 Squadrons RAF. Nearly extremely fine

 

£180-220



218

 

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

 

£170-210
  219

 

India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Waziristan 1919-21 to 7574710 Corporal J. Hart, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, no other medals confirmed on MIC. Very fine

 

£75-95
  220

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo V, clasp Iraq, named to 59215 Private F.C. Baldwin, East Yorks Regiment. Entitled to 1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. Very fine

 

£100-125
  221

 

India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp North West Frontier 1930-31, (4684413 PTE E. SMEATON. K.O.Y.L.I.). With copy medal roll confirms served with the 2nd Battalion. Nearly extremely fine

 

£80-100



222

 

India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Burma 1930-32 to 3522647 PTE. P. HARDING, MANCH. R.Copy C.W.G.C. 3522647 L/Cpl. Peter Harding from Moss Side, Manchester, serving in the Manchester Regiment Killed in Action 5.1.1941 while serving in France & Belgium. Buried in Merville Cemetery, France. Toned, small pawn broker's mark to edge, otherwise Extremely fine

 

£375-395
  223

 

India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Burma 1930-32, named to 3521858 Private R. Harrod, Manchester Regiment, some pitting. Fine

 

£75-95
  224

 

India General Service Medal 1936, two clasps, North West Frontier 1936-37 and North West Frontier 1937-39 (7324 SEPOY YAR MAST. TOCHI SCOUTS). Good very fine

 

£80-100
  225

 

India General Service Medal 1936, clasp North West Frontier 1936-37, (7585240 PTE A.G. WHITE. R.A.O.C.) Medal roll confirms service with 1st Light Tank Company, Royal Tank Corps with copy page from roll and details from Ancestry . GVF

 

£85-105
  226

 

India General Service Medal 1936, two clasps North West Frontier 1936-37 and 1937-39 named to 13124 Sepoy Tek Singh, 2-14th Punjab Regiment. Fine to Very fine  

 

£55-65
  227

 

Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1936-39, (K65477 D J THOMAS PO RN) Also entitled to a Royal Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, paperwork confirms. St.Angelo (Ivanhoe). Nearly extremely fine

 

£100-125
  228

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine to 2790 British Constable J.H. Pirie, Palestine Police. He served in with the Palestine Police from 16th March 1939 to 25th October 1946. He may have been awarded WW2 medals and a Palestine 1945-48 bar. Good very fine

 

£80-100
  229

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine named to 3854485 Private J.W. Wilkinson, Manchester Regiment. Good very fine

 

£50-60
  230

 

1939-45 Star, with copy Battle of Britain bar, and miniature minus bar. Good very fine

 

£18-22
  231

 

Africa Star, bar 8th Army, with miniature minus bar. Nearly extremely fine

 

£18-22
  232

 

Africa Star, bar North Africa 1942-43. Good very fine

 

£18-22
  233

 

Italy Star, with matching miniature. Nearly extremely fine

 

£18-22
  234

 

Burma Star, bar Pacific, with miniature minus bar. Nearly extremely fine

 

£25-30
  235

 

Defence Medal, silver Canadian issue. Good very fine

 

£18-22
  236

 

 South Africa War Medal 39-45. Good very fine

 

£20-25
  237

 

Africa Service Medal 39-45, named to C169682 H.H. Nomdo. With copy service history. Entitled to 1939-45 Star, Africa Star bar 8th Army, War Medal 39-45 and Africa Service Medal. The ‘C’ before his number indicates a Cape Coloured recipient. From Claremont, Cape Town. Nearly extremely fine

 

£2030
  238

 

Air Crew Europe Star, bar France and Germany. Nearly extremely fine

 

£275-325
  239

 

Australian Service Medal 39-45, named to WX2085 A.E. Smith. Good very fine

 

£40-50
  240

 

Defence Medal, Un-named as issued. Complete in Defence Medal Central Index Home Office box of issue (A/F) named to Mrs Caroline Trewin, 33 Streathbourne Road, Upper Tooting SW17. Together with a ribbon bar and a Home Office medal issue compliments slip (As found). Nearly extremely fine

 

£15-20

241

 

Defence Medal, with original folded Home Office medal issue slip and named WW2 medal box addressed to Mr. R. H. Byers, 61 Preston Road, Longridge, Nr. Preston. From the 1991 Census: ROGER HAROLD BYERS, born 1904 (aged 7) address given as BRAMSHOLT ALBERT ROAD WILMSLOW, Cheshire. Nearly extremely fine

 

£8-10
242

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 to Capt. R. Sherwood, H.L.I. (Confirmed on roll. Robert Harold Charles Sherwood(official number 207839). Commissioned as 2/Lt into Cameron Highlanders 27/9/1941. To HLI as Lieutenant in  1946. Captain HLI 2/2/1949. Entitled to Efficiency Medal L.G. 24/5/1957 and retired from Army 19/11/1958. GVF

 

£150-180
  243

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to 14146926 Private D. Bell, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. With copy medal roll. Good very fine

 

£65-85
  244

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to 19104448 Private J. Ritchie, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. With copy medal roll. Generally very fine

 

£65-85
  245

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to 6473812 Private W.S. Wass, Royal Scots. GVF

 

£60-80
  246

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to 14748751 Private J. Drains, Royal Scots. Generally very fine

 

£60-80
  247

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to 14061030 Private P. McAleese, Royal Scots. Good very fine

 

£60-80
  248

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to 14152169 Private W.Thompson, Royal Scots. Correction to service number, edge-knocks, Very fine

 

£60-80
  249

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to 14930003 Private A. Walker, Royal Scots. An official correction to the number. Good very fine

 

£55-75
  250

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 (2258886 A.C.1 I.J. HUNTER R.A.F.) In box of issue. Good very fine

 

£50-60
  251

 

Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, Eliz II, clasp Near East, (C/J.936917 M.C. TRACEY. ORD. R.N.) Good very fine

 

£130-160
  252

 

 General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Canal Zone (LAC W ROUSE (4043847) RAF) In box of issue. EF

 

£245-295
  253

 

Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, Geo VI, clasp Malaya, (RM.128903 L.J. WOODLEY. MNE. RM.) Toned, Nearly extremely fine

 

£140-180
  254

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 23277746 Private J. Blundell, Loyals. Nearly extremely fine

 

£60-70
  255

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 23387311 Private A. Pitillo, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. Nearly extremely fine

 

£60-70
  256

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 2368263 Private B. Kimmons. Foresters. Official correction to naming, some contact wear, Very fine

 

£60-70
  257

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Malaya (2479973 A.C.II.K.F.BUTLER. R.A.F.) In box of issue. GVF

 

£50-60
  258

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Malaya (4022723 L.A.C. J. HIGSON. R.A.F.) Good very fine

 

£45-55
  259

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Near East named to 23280879 Private J. Sibbald, Royal Scots. One small edge-knock, Good very fine

 

£80-100
  260

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 23461576 Private A. Walker, Parachute Regiment. Toned, Nearly extremely fine 

 

£200-250
  261

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 23454805 Private R. Englefield, Wiltshire Regiment. Loose-mounted for wear, Nearly extremely fine

 

£60-70
  262

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, two clasps, Cyprus and Near East named to 23102942 Private C. Hunter, Royal Scots. Nearly extremely fine 

 

£150-180
  263

 

Africa General Service Medal 1902, Eliz II, clasp Kenya (2940336 PTE L. McCALL B.W.). Nearly extremely fine

 

£130-160
  264

 

Africa General Service Medal 1902, Eliz II, clasp Kenya, named to 22994904 Private A. Collett, Glosters. With extract from ‘The Back Badge’ Glosters Regimental Journal, which mentions Collett’s sporting achievements. Numerous small edge-knocks, About Very fine 

 

£125-150



265

 

Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, clasp, Brunei (R.M.19817 J. Carroll, Mne. R.M.) Nearly extremely fine

 

£325-400



266

 

During the 'Confrontation' with Indonesia, the only Victoria Cross to be awarded to any British Army or Commonwealth service personnel was earned for the supreme gallantry displayed by Lance Corporal Rambahadur Limbu, 2nd Battalion 10th Princess Mary's Own Gurkha.Rifles in the action at the Battle of Bau in Indonesia, Borneo. The Borneo General Service Medal 1962-2007 awarded to one of the 3 Gurkhas Killed in Action on 21st November 1965 during this action. Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Borneo 21155808 Rfn. Bijuliprasad Limbu, 2/10 GR. Killed in Action 21.11.1965 Borneo. - How L. CPL. LIMBU WON HIS VICTORIA CROSS at the Battle of Bau, Sarawak, Indonesia, Borneo - On 21st November 1965 Lance Corporal Rambahadur Limbu's 16-man squad was ordered to take out a key Indonesian position on the island of Borneo. Around 150 yards from enemy lines they encountered about 30 Indonesians holding a position on the top of a jungle-covered hill, moving forward with two men & when 10 yards from an enemy machine-gun position, the sentry opened fire on them, Limbu rushed forward & killed him with a grenade. The remaining enemy then opened fire on the 3 men, wounding two. Limbu then, under heavy fire, made three journeys into the open, two to bring in the wounded men & one to retrieve their bren-gun with which he charged down the hill & killed more of the enemy with a second sentry in a tower opening fire on him. The Indonesian terrorists retreated with the British in pursuit. At least 24 Indonesians were killed while the British lost three men killed (including Rfn. Bijuliprasad Limbu) & two wounded, one of them seriously in this action; this being the only V.C. awarded for Borneo to the British Army & to the 10th Gurkha Rifles. One slight e/k 5 o/c. Good very fine.

 

£1,250-1,500



267

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, bar Borneo 21154118 Rfn. Tahalsing Limbu, 1/10 GR. Court mounted. Good very fine

 

£55-65
  268

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Borneo named to 23933256 Private R. McCrum, Parachute Regiment. GVF

 

£450-550
  269

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, two clasps, Radfan and South Arabia named to 23736686 Private W.A. Archibald, Royal Scots. Good very fine

 

£140-180
  270

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, two clasps, South Arabia and Northern Ireland named to 23980063 Private A. Stott, Royal Scots. Generally very fine

 

£120-150
  271

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 24583554 Private K Cain, Parachute Regiment, with Soldiers Red Book. Court-mounted, Good very fine

 

£150-180
  272

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland to 24266448 PTE. A. SHARP, RAOC. Served in Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD). Quarter ending Sept 1973 he was in Northern Ireland with EOD (Broomwatch) who our activity continues unabated, and during the last quarter we have seen 273 explosions, neutralised 143 IEDs and handled 17,900-lbs of recovered explosives. Three of the enemy assisted in our disposal activity recently, successfully disposing of the bomb and themselves. The only bit of the car we recovered was a dash panel with a warning on it, “Passengers travel in this vehicle at their own risk""! We have also had assistance from several of the enemy who were caught red-handed, laying bombs; they were invited to remove or defuse them. Sergeant Glasby recently got together a shooting team for the Northern Ireland rifle meeting. With only a minimum of practice they finished fifth, eleventh and sixteenth out of sixty nine teams in the three competitions they entered. The team captain achieved moderate success himself and his loot includes the trophy for the individual champion at arms, the individual rifle trophy and the trophy for the inter-unit sniper match in which he had some assistance from Captain K. Cook of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. Since our last contribution we have said farewell to many people. Captain Chris Field said a reluctant farewell to Belfast and was dined-out by ‘A' and ‘B’ Companies of the Glosters. He was remotely delivered to the dining room astride a wheelbarrow specially decorated, and his sartorial elegance for the occasion had to be seen to be believed. Also gone from Belfast are SSM Mayne, who, after a bomb scare at the Ulster Museum developed an immense interest in the culture of this land, and Sergeant 'Plate' Bowen. The things this guy could do with a plate were amazing; his most embarrassing moment was having to ask for his plate back from a householder who was totally unaware it was in his bath! It got there via two walls and a radiator! He improved his hooking technique enormously during his stay with us and his fishing should benefit accordingly. From Londonderry we have lost that well known double act of Sergeants Thompson and Smith, experts in many things ranging from bending elbows and ears to large scale community relations exercises with the local populace. Our country cousins have said farewell to SSM Grant and Sergeant Stewart. A lot of the supporting cast have also left for their parent units and we trust they are recuperating well. Various activities in Northern Ireland are best not mentioned, but Lance Corporal Bienkowskl, Lance Corporal May of the Royal Signals, Signalman Bell, Signalman King, Private Taylor and Private Sharp all left their mark on the unit and on the population of the countryside. All have been replaced by eager soldiers whose names cannot, as yet, be revealed. However, we understand that we have a Marine on loan for bomb disposal duties.” The only EOD RAOC unit in Northern Ireland is 321 EOD. The unit was previously titled 321 EOD Unit, then 321 EOD Company RAOC, Royal Army Ordnance Corps and was re-badged as a unit of the Royal Logistic Corps in April 1993, now part of 11 EOD Regt. It had its Headquarters at Thiepval Barracks in Lisburn, the unit covering the entire province of Northern Ireland. The unit is honoured at the Palace Barracks memorial garden and today remains the most decorated unit in the British Army.  With some copy regimental details. Extremely fine

 

£100-120
  273

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 24418978 Private A.W. Robinson, Queens. Mounted for wearing. Good very fine

 

£85-105
  274

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 24841536 Private K. Sandham, Green Howards. Mounted for wearing. Good very fine

 

£85-105
  275

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland, (25096447 PTE L A BROUGH WFR). Nearly extremely fine

 

£70-90
  276

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 25019013 Private C.R. Corbett, Royal Scots. Court-mounted, Nearly extremely fine

 

£60-70


277

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, bar Northern Ireland. 24315519 FUS. A.V. McQUIRE, R.R.F. (Royal Regt. of Fusiliers). Nearly extremely fine

 

£50-60
  278

 

Gulf Medal, clasp 16th Jan to 28th Feb 1991 named to 24706371 Sapper E J R Cook, Royal Engineers. Along with a 20mm shell case, Iraqi Beret, Iraqi National Flag, ID tag from an Iraqi Soldier and a matchbox found in a bunker in Kuwait. Court-mounted for wear, Nearly extremely fine

 

£190-240



279

 

Sergeant Philip Scott, 3 Rifles (Royal Green Jackets) Killed in Action, Helmand Province, Afghanistan 5th November 2009. Iraq Medal 2003, no clasp 25135327 LCpl P Scott, LI 25135327 Sgt. Philip Scott was Killed in Action in Helmand Province, Afghanistan (I.E.D.) 5.11.2009, with 3 Rifles (Royal Green Jackets) Copy picture of Sgt. P. ScottWith named card box of issue, Extremely fine near mint. 

 

£650-750
  280

 

Operational Service Medal, (CDR S E FOSTER RNR). With box of issue, 'OSM Op Veritas CDR S E FOSTER RNR'
Royal Navy Liaison Officer to the United States Central Command. The US Pacific and Atlantic Fleets Operate with Different Code Books and Procedure. Because the Royal Navy and the Royal Australian Navy operate with the US Pacific Fleet as part of NATO. Royal Navy Officers understand both code books and procedure. The United States Central Command in the Gulf Co-Ordinates both their Pacific and Atlantic Fleets with the aid of Royal Navy Liaison Officers. All fleets of the various allies are advised by the Royal Navy Liaison Officers regarding safe routes and piracy in the area through US Central Command. Extremely fine

 

£900-1,100







281

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, 1st type 1827-1855 (large letter reverse) to No. 704. COLOR SERGT. ABRAHAM TREW, 1st BATTN. RIFLE BRIGADE, 1851. The date is either side of the steel clip - left (18) & right (51). With original steel clip and ring suspension. Copy Discharge Papers, Abraham Trew from Dover, Kent, enlisted Dover, Kent. Served in the Kaffir War 1853 as Sergt. Rifle Brigade, Service North America 5 years, Malta & Ionian Islands 5.5 years, Cape of Good Hope including Kaffir War 2.2 years. Enlisted 16.8.1829. Discharged 11.11.1851 intended place of residence Dover, Kent. NVF

 

£335-375



282

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, to 8. CORPL. J. SPENCER, 96th REGT. Small reverse lettering. Copy Discharge Papers John Spencer from Manchester, nearly 15 years previous service allowed to reckon from the 96th & 43rd most service in 43rd Oxford & Bucks. L.I., until returning to the 96th. L.S.G.C. his only medal very low number - '8'.Two e/k's, otherwise Nearly extremely fine 

 

£150-175
  283

 

Jubilee Medal 1887, Metropolitan Police to PS. J. Pidgeon, W Division. Very fine 

 

£45-55
  284

 

Jubilee Medal 1887, bar 1897, Metropolitan Police to PC G. Sepping, L. Division. Very fine

 

£55-65
  285

 

Volunteer Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, named to 329 Lance Sergeant J. Hall, 1st Volunteer Battalion, Prince of Wales N.S. Regiment 1872x95. Good very fine

 

£100-120
  286

 

Police Constable C. Lawrence. Coronation Medal 1902, in bronze, Metropolitan Police reverse to PC C Lawrence, K. Division. Coronation Medal 1911, Metropolitan Police reverse to PC C Lawrence.  (2) Very fine

 

£60-80
  287

 

Beaconsfield (Kimberley) Siege 1900 Childrens Medal, white metal. Presented by the town council to children in the town during the siege. Generally very fine

 

£300-350


288

 

Sergeant J. V. Leahy, Legion of Frontiersmen. Australia Legion of Frontiersmen Medal for Merit, bronze (Sgt. J. V. Leahy L.F.); Legion of Frontiersmen Medal for Long Service and Efficiency, silver (A32166 Sgt. J. V. Leahy, L.F.); Commonwealth of Australia Legion of Frontiersmen Commemorative Medal 1907-1983, base silver, unnamed, mounted for wear. (3) Generally very fine

£100-125

289

 

Captain A.W. Bell. Legion of Frontiersmen, Legion Cross of Merit, gilt and enamel, unnamed; Legion of Frontiersmen, Imperial Meritorious Service Medal (Capt. A. W. Bell.)(2) Generally very fine

 

£40-60
  290

 

Militia Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Ed VII, named to 4768 Private G. Major, Gloucestershire Regiment Militia. Believed to be scarce, as only 5 to 3rd Battalion and 4 to 4th Battalion. One edge bruise, otherwise Good very fine

 

£400-500
  291

 

Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, Ed VII (419 CPL W. LAMERTON. DEVON R.G.A.). Nearly extremely fine

 

£160-200
  292

 

1911 Delhi Durbar Medal, in silver, unnamed. Good very fine

 

£80-100
  293

 

1911 Coronation Medal, Scottish Police, named to P.C. M. Nicholson. Good very fine

 

£75-95
  294

 

National Fire Brigade Association Long Service Medal with bars, Five Years, Five Years, Twenty Five Years, named to 3049 Mortimer Ambler. Very fine

 

£40-50

295

 

Royal Navy Meritorious Service Medal, GVR Adm. bust; (J.18732 G.J. LAMB LDG TEL "DRAGON" BALTIC 1919). Awarded to Leading Telegrapher (No.J.18732) George Joseph Lamb, Royal Navy. His Meritorious Service Medal was awarded in the London Gazette of 8th March 1920, for services aboard H.M .S. Dragon in the Baltic in 1919. This was one of 46 awards of the M.S.M. for services in the Baltic during 1919. H.M.S. Dragon, a D or Danae class cruiser, was one of the fastest-built ships of the time. Dragon 'D46' was laid down on 24th January 1917 in Glasgow, and was launched on the 29th December that same year. However it was not until 10th August 1918 that she was finally commissioned at Harwich by the Royal Navy as H.M.S. Dragon, commanded by Captain A.H. Allington. Armed with six 6-inch guns, the light cruiser was commissioned too late to enter service during the First World War. She carried HRH The Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VIII) to Canada in August 1919 to begin a Royal Tour. She took part in the Russian Civil War as part of a task force aiding independent Latvia and Estonia against the Bolsheviks and German Forces in October and November 1919. On  17th October 1919 Dragon was hit by three shells fired from a shore battery while taking part in operations against German Forces attacking Riga, suffering nine killed and five wounded. From 1920 she was part of the First Light Cruiser Squadron in the Atlantic Fleet. Polished and some contact wear, hence Fine

 

£350-400
  296

 

Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, Geo V, named to 55 W.C. Jeffery, 4th Hampshire Regiment, awarded 1st April 1912, no other medals confirmed. Very fine

 

£80-100
  297

 

Territorial Efficiency Medal, Geo V, crowned head to 736195 Gunner J.W. Soutter, Royal Artillery. Very fine

 

£60-80
  298

 

Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo V, named to 197234 (Dev. B. 2561) E.J. Sparks, Leading Seaman, Royal Fleet Reserve. From Portsea, Hampshire. Nearly extremely fine

 

£40-50
  299

 

Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo V, named to SS.124749 (PO.B. 14059) A. Taylor, Stoker 1st Class, Royal Fleet Reserve. Nearly extremely fine

 

£40-50
  300

 

 Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo V, named to 181770 (DEV.A.4367) S.B. Webber, Able Seaman, Royal Fleet Reserve. Good very fine

 

£40-50
  301

 

G.W. Claxton, National Fire Service. National Fire Service Association Medal, in silver, with ‘B.F.S.A. Twenty Years’ bar, the reverse named G.W. Claxton, the medal numbered 338. National Fire Services Association Medal in Bronze, number 2284, with ‘B.F.S.A.’ bar, with extra service bar. With boxes of issue. (2) Good very fine

 

£70-90
  302

 

WW1 Tribute Medal. Lucas-Tooth Boys Training Fund Medal. Nearly extremely fine

 

£50-60
  303

 

Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society Medal for Swimming to Douglas Fazakerley, pupil in the Our Lady of Mount Carmel School for proficiency in swimming exercises with the object of saving life 30th September 1907. Nearly extremely fine

£75-85
  304

 

 Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, Geo VI, Regular Army Suspender to 1865371 W.O.Cl.1. V.M.Turnill, R.E. (Mentioned in Despatches for Palestine and Trans-Jordan, London Gazette 23/7/1937). Commissioned as Lieutenant(Qr.Mr.), London Gazette 9/3/1945.  Good very fine

 

£100-125
  305

 

Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo VI, named to J.33479 (CH.B. 14643) G.E. Elrington, Able Seaman, Royal Fleet Reserve. One edge bruise at 3 o’clock, Generally very fine

 

£40-50
  306

 

Royal Fleet Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo VI, named to JX.141022 W.J. Roseveare, Dev B. 18189, Petty Officer, Royal Fleet Reserve. Generally very fine

 

£40-50
  307

 

Royal Navy Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, Geo VI, to: K.11612 H.E.Porter, S.P.O., H.M.S.Vernon. ( P/K11612 Petty Officer Stoker Harry Edward Porter was killed in action on 5th February 1942 when Corvette H.M.S.Arbutus was torpedoed and sunk by U-136 in the North Atlantic. HMS Arbutus was credited with the sinking of U-70 on 7th March 1941. Petty Officer Porter  has also previously served in WW1 and was entitled to a 1914-15 Star trio. HIS LSGC medal was awarded in 1926. His LSGC shows contact marks from his Victory Medal. Good very fine 

 

£110-150
  308

 

Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (George VI – 1st type), Impressed K.61838 J.S.BURGESS , S.P.O. H.M.S.FOLKESTONE. Sold together with a copy Medal Roll. The LSGC was awarded to S.P.O Burgess on 21st March, 1938. H.M.S. Folkestone was a Hastings Class Sloop launched on 12th February, 1930. It was involved in rescuing the crew, from a Danish Merchant Vessel SS Dokka, which was sunk by the Nazi German U-93 off Iceland on 17 October, 1940. H.M.S. Folkestone was broken up during 1947. Extremely fine

 

£80-100

309

 

Efficiency Medal, Geo VI, 1st type to 4074039  PTE R.L.PHILLIPS  2-MONMOUTH R.  Scarcely seen post WW1 medal to this unit. The medal is loose and not mounted which suggests he has WW2 service and medals,slight edge knocks otherwise GVF

 

£110-130
  310

 

Cadet Forces Medal, Geo VI, (TY. LIEUT (SP) P.J. DAVIES. R.N.V.R.). Nearly extremely fine

 

£60-80
  311

 

Cadet Forces Medal to Temporary Lieutenant (SCC) W.T. Powney, Royal Naval Reserve. Very fine

 

£75-95
  312

 

Cadet Forces Medal, Eliz II, (WO M G DENTON ATC). Good very fine

 

£55-65
  313

 

New Zealand Territorial Service Medal. Scarce. Very fine

 

£90-110
  314

 

Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo VI, named to Constable Duncan J. McLeod. Nearly extremely fine

 

£25-30
  315

 

Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Eliz II, named to Inspector Harold Crossland. Good very fine

 

£25-30
  316

 

Coronation Medal 1953, unnamed. Very fine

 

£45-55
  317

 

Royal Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Eliz II, BR:OMN, named to MX.759537 S.W. Crabb, Regulating Petty Officer, HMS President. Nearly extremely fine

 

£45-55
  318

 

Royal Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Eliz II, Dei Gratia, named to Fx.893973 D.J. Doyle, Petty Officer Electrical (A) HMS Heron. Nearly extremely fine

 

£45-55
  319

 

Efficiency Medal, Geo VI, to: 807017 Sjt.J.Carnall, R.A. (Mentioned in Despatches (for North Africa), London Gazette 23/9/1943). Good very fine

 

£85-125
  320

 

National Service Medal in case. Nearly extremely fine

 

£30-40