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Lots 1 - 150 Lots 151-300 Lots 301-450 Lots 451-600 Lots 601-692
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151

 

British War Medal named to 19121 PTE E. SHOTTON, Y&L.R. Edward Shotton. To France 27th August 1915 with the 23rd Division. During WW2 an Edward Shotton, aged 58 was killed in London 12/7/44, possibly the same man? With printed research. Good very fine

 

£22-26
  152

 

British War Medal named to 310451 Gunner T Roberts, Royal Artillery. Caernarvon RGA(Welsh Hy Batty RGA) block number. With MIC also 35 pages of soldiers papers on Ancestry. Born Llandegfan, Anglesey resided 2, Hirael Tce, Bangor, Carn enlisted 19.5.15 aged 26 was gassed, entitled to SWB.

 

£20-25
  153

 

British War Medal named to 310142 Gunner J. E, Williams, Royal Artillery. Carnarvon RGA (Welsh Hy Btty RGA) block number. With MIC.

 

£18-22
  154

 

British War Medal named to G-18721 Private A.T.D. Goodfellow, Middlesex Regiment. With copy medal index card, later served with Royal Defence Corps. Entitled to Silver War Badge. Toned, Nearly extremely fine

 

£18-22
  155

 

British War Medal named to 19377 Private L. Smart, Essex Regiment. With copy Medal index card, served with 1st Battalion. Entered Egypt 4th November 1915 and entitled to a WW1 Trio. Good very fine

 

£18-22
  156

 

British War Medal named to 30605 Private H. Sargent, Essex Regiment. With copy Medal index card, served with 10th Battalion. Entitled to a pair. Generally very fine

 

£18-22
  157

 

British War Medal named to 47338 Corporal W. Rose, Essex. Regiment. With copy Medal index card, served with 11th Battalion. Entitled to a pair. Nearly extremely fine

 

£18-22
  158

 

British War Medal named to 44944 Private R.O. Harris, Essex Regiment. With copy Medal index card, entitled to a pair only. Toned, Good very fine

 

£18-22
  159

 

British War Medal named to 55609 Private S. Jones, Essex Regiment. With copy Medal index card, entitled to a pair, later served with the Labour Corps. Generally very fine

 

£18-22
  160

 

British War Medal named to 24535 Private G. Pearce, Wiltshire Regiment. With copy Medal index card, entitled to a pair. Good very fine

 

£18-22
  161

 

British War Medal named to 13335 Private A. Healey, Essex Regiment. With copy Medal index card, entitled to a trio and a Silver War Badge, entered France on 25th July 1915, discharged 17th December 1917. Good very fine

 

£18-22
  162

 

British War Medal named to 4592 Private F.C. Wood, Essex Regiment. With copy Medal index card, entitled to a pair. Later served with Kings Royal Rifle Corps and Royal Engineers. Some contact wear, Generally very fine

 

£16-20
  163

 

British War Medal named to 178696 Corporal R.H. Pearce, Royal Engineers. Entitled to a pair. Court-mounted for display. Extremely fine

 

£16-20





164

 

British War Medal named to PO.19093 Private F.W. Cusley, Royal Marine Light Infantry. With copy service papers, wounded on 6th April 1917. Disc only, with suspender detached. Heavy contact wear to rim. Good very fine

 

£10-12



165

 

Territorial Force War Medal named to 1645 Private F. Lanham, Somerset Light Infantry. With copy Medal Index Card, Frank Lanham, entitled WW1 pair and TFWM. Good very fine

 

£200-250



166

 

Victory Medal named to 441 Private J. Morrison, Royal Irish Rifles. Private Joseph Morrison died on 27th December 1920, aged 20, the husband of Mrs Mary Morrison of 19 Boyne Square, Sandy Row, Belfast, he is buried in Belfast City Cemetery. It is believed he was killed as a result of injuries sustained in earlier disturbances, either being murdered by the I.R.A. (he was a protestant), or as a result of being hit by cross-fire from the authorities. Good very fine

 

£185-225






167

 

Victory Medal named to Captain E.M. Buchan. Captain Ernest Norman Buchan, DSO, 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment, died on 25th September 1915 (The First Day of the Battle of Loos), aged 36, the son of Henry Philip Buchan, husband of Kythe Elizabeth Graeme St. Clair, Grandson of General Ireland, he is remembered on the Loos Memorial. Born Hampshire 15th February 1879, the third son of Colonel H.P. Buchan, of Lockyer House, Plymouth and of his wife, St Clair, daughter of General Ireland, Governor of Singapore. Mrs H.P. Buchan formerly lived in Jersey. Ernest Norman Buchan was educated at Mannamead School, Plymouth. He took part in the Boer War, entitled to the Queens South Africa Medal with three clasps, and the Kings South Africa Medal with two clasps, he took part in the operations in Orange Free State, Transvaal and Orange River Colony, he was mentioned in despatches in the London Gazette on 10th September 1901,  and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order in the London Gazette on 27th September 1901, for his services in operations in South Africa, this whilst with the 3rd East Lancashire Regiment. He was invested with the DSO, by King Edward VII on 24th October 1902. Between September 1904 and December 1904 he was Garrison Adjutant, Straits Settlements, Singapore, he was then subsequently stationed at Secunderabad and in the Punjab. He arrived in France on 25th September 1914, he was killed in action during the Battle of Loos at the Quarries, Hulloch, 25th September 1915, originally he was said to be missing, but was later presumed to have been killed. He was mentioned in despatches on 1st January 1916. He married, at Singapore, Kythe Elizabeth Graeme, daughter of William Graeme St. Clair of Singapore and had two seons, Philip William, born 12th August 1905 and Norman Ireland born 24th April 1907 both at Wellington, Nilgiri Hills, India. Good very fine

 

£150-180


168

 

Victory Medal named to 2nd Lieutenant H. Dowdall. Herbert Dowdall, Royal Engineers, with copy medal index card. Awarded the Military Cross in the London Gazette on 4th October 1919. ‘ For conspicuous gallantry and coolness. On the night of 16th/17th August 1918, near Le Cateau, he was in command of a composite part of Engineers and Pioneers, 100 strong, ordered to place four foot-bridges across the River Selle preparatory to an assault at daybreak. In the face of the close-range machine-gun fire he successfully led each section of his party down to the river bank, placed the bridges in position, crossed over, and cut the wire on the opposite bank.’ After the war he later became the Chairman of Goole Rural District Council. Nearly extremely fine

 

£120-150

169

 

Victory Medal named 200986 PTE W.T. KIBBLE TANK CORPS. Few small spots, Good very fine

 

£45-50
  170

 

Victory Medal named to 70909 Acting Corporal J. Makepeace, Northumberland Yeomanry. With a Northumberland Hussars badge, and small enamel Northumberland Hussars South Africa 1900-1902 badge. Polished, Very fine

 

£40-50


171

 

Victory Medal named to 2204051 Private R.H. Clinch, 7th Canadian Infantry. Private Clinch, killed 2nd September 1918, with 7th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. The son of Mrs. Annie Bush of 66 Poulett Road, East Ham, London. He is buried at Upton Wood Cemetery, Hendecourt-Les-Cagnicourt. Good very fine

 

£35-40
  172

 

Victory Medal named to 2026 Private J.M. Hendry, Fife and Forfar Yeomanry. Nearly extremely fine

 

£35-45

173

 

Victory Medal named to M. Conway-Gordon. Mabel Conway-Gordon was a sister with the French Red Cross. Also entitled to a British War Medal, with a copy medal index card. Generally very fine

 

£30-40


174

 

Victory Medal named 157 PTE R.W. CRAIG. RAMC. With medal index card. Good very fine

 

£30-40
  175

 

Victory Medal named to 5327 Private H. Bryson, Manchester Regiment. Henry Bryson was killed in action on 8th October 1918 whilst serving with 11th Battalion, Manchester Regiment, he is remembered on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Good very fine

 

£25-35
  176

 

Victory Medal named to M2-102229 Private G.H. Brackell, Army Service Corps. Died at home on 5th November 1919. The son of Augustus Herbert and Caroline Brackell of 29 Balance Road, Homerton, London, George Henry Brackell is buried at Abney Park Cemetery, his brothers Stanley Percival and Herbert Samuel also fell. Good very fine

 

£25-35


177

 

Victory Medal named 168 DVR G.H. RAY ASC. To France 5th March 1915, disembodied 21st April 1919. With printed documentation. Edge-knock, stained and lightly scratched, About very fine

 

£24-28
  178

 

Victory Medal named to 39135 Private G. McCarthy, Royal Army Medical Corps. George McCarthy died on 5th October 1918 and is remembered on the Kirkee Memorial. Good very fine

 

£20-25


179

 

Victory Medal named to 92880 Private L. Aspin, 7th London Regiment. Good very fine

 

£20-25


180

 

Victory Medal named to SS.111005 P.J. Cunningham, Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy. Comes with copy set of Naval Service Papers. Very fine

 

£15-18


181

 

Victory Medal named to 343268 T. Bevan, Carpenter, Royal Navy. Comes with copy set of Naval Service Papers. Very fine

 

£15-18
  182

 

Victory Medal named to 32031 Private J.H. Poulter, Essex Regiment. With copy Medal index card, entitled to a pair. Served 13th Battalion. Generally very fine

 

£13-16
  183

 

Victory Medal named to 4483 Private J.H. Bugden, Essex Regiment. With copy Medal index card, entitled to a pair, served 5th Battalion. Good very fine

 

£13-16
  184

 

Victory Medal named to 23065 Private E.J. Doyle, Essex Regiment. Served with 1st Battalion, discharged due to wounds on 2nd February 1919. Entitled to Silver War Badge. Generally very fine

 

£13-16
  185

 

Victory Medal named to 42046 Acting Corporal E.T.S. Wales, Essex Regiment. Served with 13th Battalion. With copy medal index card. Generally very fine

 

£13-16
  186

 

Victory Medal named to 2924 Private H. Henden, Essex Regiment. With copy Medal Index Card, entitled to a 1914-15 Star Trio, entered Gallipoli on 2nd September 1915. Generally very fine

 

£13-16
  187

 

Victory Medal named to 401247 Private R. Leonard, Essex Regiment. With copy Medal Index Card, entitled to a pair only. Generally very fine

 

£13-16




188

 

Memorial Plaque named to ALISTER PATERSON. A Unique name 7402, later 200575 Corporal Alister Paterson, 5th/6th Scottish Rifles (Cameronians). From Parkhead, Glasgow, to France on 10th March 1915, awarded the Military Medal in the London Gazette on 6th July 1917. Killed in Action 26th September 1917 and buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery in the Ypres Salient. With printed research documentation. Pierced and lacquered. Very fine

 

£80-90

189

 

Memorial Plaque named to Allan George Hale. Served with 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died 28th May 1918, the husband of Florence Ada Hale of 66 Filebrook Road, Leytonstone, London. He is remembered on the Soissons Memorial. Good very fine

 

£70-80
  190

 

Memorial Plaque named to Henry Barrett. Multiple possibilities. Nearly extremely fine

 

£45-55
  191

 

Privately Commissioned Memorial Plaque, by A. Drury R.A., 80mm., silvered base metal, reverse inscribed, ‘Robert Lyon, M.A.L.L.B. younger son of Sir Alexander & Lady Lyon Captain 5th Gordon Highlanders Killed in Action in France 30th July 1916’, ref. B.H.M. 4150, Robert Lyon was born in Aberdeen on 14 September 1891. He was educated at Aberdeen Grammar School and Aberdeen University and gained an M.A. in 1912 and LL.B. in 1914 and was a Hunter Medal winner in Roman Law. He was Clerk to Messrs. Paull & Williamson, Advocates, Aberdeen, 1912-13 and then Clerk to Messrs. Dalgleish, Dobbie & Co., Edinburgh, 1913. Lyon was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the 5th Battalion Gordon Highlanders in 1914 and entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 3 May 1915. Having attained the rank of Captain, he was killed in action at Delville Wood on the Somme, on 30 July 1916. Having no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. He was the son of Sir Alexander Lyon, Kt., D.L., J.P. and Lady Elsie Inglis Lyon of Queen’s Road, Aberdeen.  Weighs 225 grams. With copied research. Nearly extremely fine

 

£160-200

192

 

 Recruiting Medal 1916, 9ct Gold, Glamorgan and Monmouthshire. 17.8g. Extremely fine

 

£280-320

193

 

 India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 named to 70617 Private J. Slattery, South Lancashire Regiment. With copy medal roll, entitled WW1 pair, address given as 6 Lower Mount Street, Dublin. Generally very fine

 

£80-110


194

 

 India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 named to L-9634 Private F.N. Todd, Royal Sussex Regiment. Nearly extremely fine

 

£80-100

195

 

 India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 named to 7281 Private G. Drever, Liverpool Regiment. Good very fine

 

£80-100

196

 

India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Afghanistan NWF 1919 named to 45 Bugler Gyan Sing Rawat, 4-39th Royal Garhwal Rifles. Low service number may indicate WW1 service. Lt Kenny VC winner with this unit during the Wazirstan Campaign.1920. It is interesting to note Bugler Rawat does not have the Mahsud not Wazirstan Clasps indicating he may well have been invalided or wounded during the 1919 Afghanistan Campaign. Good very fine

 

£50-60

197

 

India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Waziristan 1919-21, named 6077651 PTE C. DOIDGE 2 BN THE QUEEN’S R. Minor official correction to ‘2 BN’. Small edge-knocks and very lightly contacted. Very fine

 

£100-120

198

 

India General Service Medal 1908, clasp Waziristan 1921-24 named to7871208 Private H.W.A. Hutchings, Royal Tank Regiment. With copy medal roll. Edge-knicks and some contact wear to the rim, Generally very fine

 

£140-170


199

 

India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp North West Frontier 1930-31 named 2319132 SGLN J. BARRINGER R. SIGNALS. Issued 25th January 1935. With IGS Medal Roll verification. Small rim bruise, Toned Good very fine

 

£60-70

200

 

India General Service Medal 1908, Geo V, clasp Burma 1930-32 named to 757753 Private W. McEvoy, Manchester Regiment. Edge-knock at 8 o’clock otherwise, Good very fine

 

£110-140

201

 

India General Service Medal 1936, clasp North West Frontier 1936-37, impressed 12299 HAV. MAJ. BHAGAT SINGH, R.A. Havildar Major (Indian Army rank equivalent of Sergeant Major), Royal Artillery. Small scratch to King’s face. NEF

 

£50-60

202

 

India General Service Medal 1935, Geo VI, clasp North West Frontier 1937-39 named to 6902 Sepoy Amar Singh, 3-17th Dogra Regiment. Amar Singh served in the pre WW2 North West Frontier Campaign of India, he went on to be serve in WW2 with the same unit and promoted to Naik, sadly he was a casualty on the 4th Dec 1943 in Singapore, most likely a Prisoner of War, he is remembered on Panel 275.at the Singapore Memorial. He was the son of Shiam Singh and Jai Wanti, of Ghaneta, Kangra, India and husband of Kulbutu. Good very fine

 

£70-80


203

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine named to 4971376 Private E. Hatfield, Foresters. Prisoner of War number 33041, at Camp 344. Good very fine

 

£150-180

204

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine named to 4974202 Private C.E. Smith, Foresters. Listed as G.E. Smith on POW roll (service number matches up), he was a POW in Camp 7A. Good very fine

 

£150-180
  205

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine named to 5949610 Private R.S. Edwards, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Toned, Good very fine

 

£125-150

206

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, clasp Palestine named to H. Armstrong. Unusual to a civilian. Nearly extremely fine

 

£100-125
  207

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp SE Asia 1945-46  named to 553709 Acting Corporal L Raw, Royal Air Force.  Appears to have some star marks on face – poss entitlement to WW2 stars? Leonard Raw was born in Conway in 1923 and is believed to be the son of Gunner J. Raw, whose pair is listed in this auction. Toned, Nearly extremely fine

 

£75-95
  208

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp S.E. Asia 1945-46, unnamed as issued. Good very fine

 

£35-45

209

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to TJFF/5562 Private Muhd Amin Yousef Suleiman, Trans Jordan Frontier Force. Seldom seen to this unit. Court-mounted. (2) Good very fine

 

£180-220



210

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to TJFF/8090 Private Fadel Mahmoud Ali, Trans Jordan Frontier Force. With copied extract from the roll, stating that he was from Wadi Es Sir Amman in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Extremely fine

 

£135-150



211

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to 9170 Jundi Hassan Turki, Arab Legion. With copied extract from roll. Edge-bruise, Good very fine

 

£135-150

212

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to 14926044 Trooper L. Edwards, 12th Lancers. Good very fine

 

£80-100

213

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to 19008763 Trooper K. Holmes, 17/21st Lancers, an official correction to the surname. Good very fine

 

£80-100

214

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to 19088907 Private A.G. Winter, Suffolk Regiment. Correction to service number. Generally very fine

 

£70-80

215

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1945-48 named to 21026603 Private P. Grass, Suffolk Regiment. With copy medal roll. Small edge-knock 7 o’clock, otherwise Good very fine

 

£70-90



216

 

Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, Geo VI, clasp Minesweeping 1945-51 named to P/SSX.747930 A. Wood, Able Seaman, Royal Navy. Good very fine

 

£170-210

217

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Near East named to 22889575 Private R. Moran, Royal Scots. GVF

 

£90-110



218

 

Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, Eliz II, clasp Near East, named to C/SSX.905782 P.G. Stephens, Able Seaman, Royal Navy. Nearly extremely fine

 

£110-140




693
Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, Geo VI, two clasps, Malaya and Bomb & Mine Clearance 1945-53, named to D/SSX862173 W. Hughes, Able Seaman, Royal Navy. Scarce clasp combination. Good very fine

£350-450

219

 

Queens Korea Medal, named to 22461371 Trooper D. Chaplain, Royal Armoured Corps. Some contacting, Very fine

 

£180-220

220

 

Queens Korea Medal, BR:OMN, named to T/22288531 Driver D.A. Moore, Royal Army Service Corps. GVF

 

£100-125

221

 

Africa General Service Medal 1902, Eliz II, clasp Kenya named to 22561759 Private G. Dearing, Glosters. Significant contact wear to rim, and significant dent, or perhaps silver test to the reverse. Thus fine

 

£90-110

222

 

Africa General Service Medal 1902, Eliz II, clasp Kenya named to A.8831 Warder Kitaweti S/O Ngeywa. A Warder in one of the British run brutal Kenyan Prison Camps in the 1950s during the Kenyan Crisis. Service number partially officially corrected. Good very fine

 

£55-65

223

 

Africa General Service Medal 1902, Eliz II, clasp Kenya named to X.3975 Warder Lorina A. Molmasai. Scarce to Prison Warder, Generally very fine 

 

£70-80


224

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Malaya, named to FF/465 Loh Neoh Aik, Civil Liaison Corps (Ferret Force). The Ferret Force was formed in mid-1948 to act against terrorist guerrillas then operating in the jungle. During its short existence the Ferret Force discovered twelve permanent guerrilla camps. After a few months of operation the Ferret Force was disbanded following disagreements between the police and military over the administration and composition of this scratch force of mixed Europeans, locals, Chinese, Gurkha’s, Malay’s and native trackers from Sarawak. It did however pave the way for other units who would later take on the terrorists on their own ground. Many members of the Ferret Force later joined the S.A.S. in Malaya. GVF

 

£250-300
  225

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya to Lieutenant B.D. Bailey, Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps. A Good Officers medal. Extremely fine

 

£140-160

226

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Malaya named to 22419469 Trooper P. Gattenby, 12th Lancers. Correction to the ‘T’s in the middle of the surname. Toned, Good very fine

 

£90-110




227

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Malaya named to 21144213 Rifleman Tekbahadur Raha, 2nd Gurkha Rifles, comes with copy service papers. Good very fine

 

£60-80

228

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 22281750 Private A.W. Densnap, Intelligence Corps. GVF

 

£150-180

229

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 23192557 Trooper J. West, Kings Dragoon Guards. Generally very fine

 

£85-105

230

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 22986223 Private K. Sorsby, East Yorkshire Regiment. VF

 

£80-100

231

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 23299187 Trooper C. Thompson, 15/19th Hussars. GVF

 

£80-100

232

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 23502719 Private R. Baldwin, Foresters. NEF

 

£70-90

233

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 23673193 Private M. Shaw, Foresters. Nearly extremely fine

 

£70-90
  234

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya, named to 22633566 Private F.G. Mitchell, Royal Military Police. Toned, Good very fine

 

£65-75

235

 

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

 

£60-70

236

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 22798210 Craftsman R.R. Patton, Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers. Very fine

 

£60-70

237

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 22816393 Signalman R. Cope, Royal Signals. Good very fine

 

£45-55

238

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to 23370771 Private G. Statham, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Toned, Nearly extremely fine

 

£45-55
  239

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Malaya named to 16496 SC MANIAM DORA ISAMY, F OF M POLICE. (Federation of Malaya Police.) Court-mounted for display, Nearly extremely fine

 

£35-45
  240

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Malaya named to PK003153 HG. ABD RANI B.A. KECHIL, MALAYA HG (Malaya Home Guard). Nearly extremely fine

 

£35-45

241

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI, clasp Malaya named to T/14184613 Driver J.C. Wilcox, Royal Army Service Corps. He could well have had WW2 service. Good very fine

 

£30-35

242

 

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

 

£60-70

243

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 2305338 Private R. Schofield, Army Catering Corps. VF

 

£60-70

244

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 14460687 Sergeant C. Bennett, Wiltshire Regiment. Couple of small edge-knocks, He may well have had WW2 service. Generally very fine

 

£45-55

245

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 23531197 Craftsman P. Taylor, Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers. Good very fine

 

£40-45

246

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to 23189842 Private B.E. Stanton, Royal Berkshires. Nearly extremely fine

 

£45-50

247

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, three clasps, Borneo, Malay Peninsula and South Arabia, named to 23711949 Gunner J.H. West, Royal Artillery. Nearly extremely fine

 

£200-250

248

 

General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, two clasps, Arabian Peninsula and Brunei named to 4250083 Leading Aircraftman K.H. Shires, Royal Air Force. With research suggesting that the recipient served with 15th Squadron Royal Air Force Regiment. A scarce combination of clasps to the R.A.F. Nearly extremely fine

 

£400-450

249

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, two clasps, South Arabia and Northern Ireland named to 22733770 Lance Corporal E.W.G. Pemberton, 10th Hussars. Good very fine

 

£200-250

250

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp South Arabia named to 23733232 Private B. Dukes, Prince of Wales Own Regiment. Nearly extremely fine

 

£80-100





251

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Borneo to Engineer Sub Lieutenant P.N. Moorhouse, Royal Navy. Copy Lon. Gaz. 18.5.1965 Act. Engr. Sub. Lt. 11.11.1963,. Navy Lists 1964 H.M.S. Albion, 1968 H.M.S. Daring, 1970 H.M.S. Raleigh, 1971 H.M.S. Tiger, not in 1972, 1997 -Retired List. Copy Lon. Gaz. & Navy Lists 1964-1970. Good Officers Medal.On original issue hanger, GVF

 

£145-175

252

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Borneo named to 21131945 Sergeant Hastabir Gurung, Gurkha Engineers. GVF

 

£70-90

253

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Borneo named to 23972975 Rifleman R.W. Evans, 3rd Royal Green Jackets. Nearly extremely fine

 

£70-90

254

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Borneo named to L.978064 R.C. Sloper, Acting Leading Stoker, Royal Navy. Nearly extremely fine

 

£70-90

255

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Borneo named to 23960900 Rifleman G. Rudge, 3rd Royal Green Jackets. Mounted loose for wear, Good very fine

 

£70-90

256

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Borneo, named to 23706325 Sapper T.R. Mealey, Royal Engineers. Believed to be from Swansea. Extremely fine

£50-60




257

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Malay Peninsula J.948867 J.B. Ross, Able Seaman, Royal Navy. Nearly extremely fine

 

£55-65



258

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Dhofar, named to 24179963 Lance Corporal M.J. Leake, Royal Engineers. Nearly extremely fine

 

£170-210

259

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 24243394 Trooper I. Paterson, Queens Dragoon Guards. Loose-mounted for wear. Good very fine

 

£100-125

260

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to Steward 1st Class A.N.W.J. Ferris, D230945N, Royal Navy. Generally very fine or better

 

£100-120

261

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to D146041X G.A. Stillwell, Cook, Royal Navy. NEF

 

£100-120

262

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to D0811090 F. Durlinson, Leading Cook, Royal Navy. Nearly extremely fine

 

£100-120

263

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to D094421E V.D. Young, Royal Navy. NEF

 

£100-120

264

 

 Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 055039 T. Lewis, L.S.A., Royal Navy. Good very fine

 

£90-110

265

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 24418978 Private A.W. Robinson, The Queens Regiment. Very fine or better

 

£80-100

266

 

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

 

£80-100

267

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 24339626 Rifleman D.C. Hanwell, Royal Green Jackets. Good very fine

 

370-80

268

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 25028332 Rifleman S.J. Drewer, Royal Green Jackets. Good very fine

 

£70-80

269

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 25045767 Rifleman C.M. Massey, Royal Green Jackets. Court-mounted for wear. Good very fine

 

£70-80

270

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 24907185 Lance Corporal M.W. Dixon, Royal Engineers. Very fine or better

 

£60-70

271

 

Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Northern Ireland named to 24451460 Craftsman A.P. Youle, Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers. Very fine

 

£60-70

272

 

South Atlantic Medal 1982, with rosette, named to Cook P.J. Birley, D176153K, HMS Antrim. HMS Antrim was hit by three bombs during the conflict, none of which exploded, one of them lodging itself in the aft heads. HMS Antrim was a destroyer, and was flagship of Operation Paraquette, the operation to recapture South Georgia, Antrim’s helicopter took part in the famous rescue of the 16 SAS men from Fortuna Glacier. Nearly extremely fine

 

£800-900


273

 

An unusual Indian Pair to Volunteer T.G. Sparkes, Simla Volunteer Rifles. Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, named to Conductor T.G. Sparkes, Office of the Adjutant General in India. Volunteer Forces Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Ed VII, Kaiser-I-Hind, named to Volunteer T.G. Sparkes, Simla Volunteer Rifles. With copy roll. A Scarce pair with an Army LSGC named to an Indian related unit. (2) Nearly extremely fine

 

£400-450







274

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, first type, with original clip and ring suspender, named to Ridley Gordon, Farrier, 6thDragoons, 1839. Present at the Battle of Waterloo with Captain Madox’s Troop. From Armagh, died in Wakefield in June 1874. With copy papers. Good very fine

 

£360-400




275

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, (1855-1874 Swivel Suspender LARGE LETTER REVERSE Issue)
Impressed GUNNER & DRIVER A.EDMONSTON. RL ARTY. Sold together with digital copy of Army Service Records; digital copy of Imprisonment details; digital confirmation of LSGC award; digital copy of Chelsea Pension entry records; digital copy of 1861 Census return. Andrew Edmondston was born in Lauder, Berwick on Tweed, during 1810. A Saddler, he attested to join the Royal Regiment of Artillery, at Berwick on Tweed, on 10th October, 1828.174 Gunner and Driver Andrew Edmonston, 8th Battalion, Royal Artillery, (an indifferent soldier), was Court Martialled and imprisoned, at the Savoy Military Prison, Middlesex, between 11th April, 1842 and 7th May, 1842, for drunkenness (habitually drunkenness). He served with the 8th Company, 8th Battalion, Royal Artillery for 11 years 10 month in the Cape of Good Hope, seeing service during the Kaffir Wars (Xhosa Wars 1834 – 1853) earning the South Africa Medal 1853. During March 1851, Andrew was stationed at Woolwich, London with a Detachment of the 8th Battalion. Gunner and Driver Edmonston was recommended for the Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on 1st April, 1856 and he was awarded the LSGC Medal on 17th May, 1856. Andrew Edmondston was discharged, at Woolwich, London, on 11 April, 1857 being unfit for further service due to chronic rheumatism. His conduct was described as Exemplary He was permanently admitted as a Chelsea out pensioner on 28th April, 1857 with his first payment made on 19th May, 1857. Gunner & Driver Edmondston had 13 entries in the defaulters book and was Court Martialled once. In 1861, he was living with his wife Mary, in Berwick on Tweed. Nearly extremely fine

 

£275-325
  276

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, ,2nd issue, large letter reverse 2995. SERGT. WM. MCEVOY, 28th REGT. 15th May 1857. impressed naming, fitted with scroll suspension. William McEvoy, born Killyman, Dungannon, Tyrone, Ireland, attested 64th Regt. 1838 transfers 28th Regt. 1849, served Jamaica, NORTH AMERICA, Malta & East Indies, discharged 1860. Copy Discharge Papers. Nice early date, not often put officially on medals, presume related to McEvoy, (Crimean D.C.M.) 28th Glouc. Regt. Good very fine

 

£225-275



277

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, large letter reverse issue, named in engraved style to Jas. Baxter 42nd Royal Highlanders 1852. Fitted with a straight hinge suspender (please see images on website). He was only the 9th man in the Regiment to receive a Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, and this is his only entitlement. Previously in the Major Samson collection, medal has a 32/34th prior to the ‘Jas’ impressed on the rim. Generally very fine

 

£200-250

278

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, 3rd type named to 1209 Quarter Master Sergeant T.S. Deacon, 18th Hussars. Stationed in Secunderabad, India in 1871. Good very fine

 

£170-210




279

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, named to 1462 John Burke, 57th Foot. With copy roll page confirming that he served in the Crimea, and is entitled to a Crimea Medal with clasps Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Nearly extremely fine

 

£150-180


280

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, third type, named to 1365 Private William Hufman, 6th Dragoons. With copy roll. Good very fine

 

£140-180








281

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, small letter reverse, named to 1166 Private D. Hill, 42nd Foot. Daniel Hill attested into the 2nd Battalion, 92nd Foot, Gordon Highlanders in March 1854. He transferred to the 42nd Foot in 1863. His LSGC medal was issued without gratuity on 2nd August 1873. One of only two that year. He served in the Gibraltar, Crimea and India prior to joining the 42nd. Born 1839, enlisted aged 15 years, he died at Forfar in February 1922, aged 83 years. Medal previously in the Major Samson collection With copy service papers. Mounted on ornate silver belt suspension. Good very fine

 

£120-150

282

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, named 1817 PTE J. MURRAY 1-8TH FOOT. This unit became the Liverpool Regiment in 1881. Nearly extremely fine

 

£120-140

283

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, named to 1412 Sergeant Josh Denham, 2nd Battalion, 5th Foot. Generally very fine

 

£130-160

284

 

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, VR, neatly engraved in block capitals ‘JOHN SANDERSON 1ST YORKS:REGT – 1ST DURHAM L.I.1ST ISSUE)’ Mounted as worn on old silk ribbon, Toned, Extremely fine

 

£80-90

285

 

Volunteer Decoration, VR, hallmarked ‘d’ 1899. Unnamed as issued. Nearly extremely fine 

 

£55-65





286

 

Royal Humane Society Small Bronze Medal (Successful), Engraved WILLIAM HOGBIN, BOATSWAIN’S MATE, H.M.S. BASILISK 16 JULY. 1867, Complete with Bronze Ribbon Suspender. Sold together with digital copies of Census Returns; digital copies of entries in the Register of Seaman’s Services for No’s.37350 and 79476; and digital copy of Probate Return. William Hogbin was born in Ramsgate on 29th March, 1839, the son of Thomas and Ann Hogbin. In 1851, He was a school boy, living with his Parents and siblings in Church Street, Margate, Kent. William volunteered for ten years’ service, in the Royal Navy, on 4th May, 1858. On signing on he was 5’ 9” in height, had a fair complexion, light brown hair and blue eyes. He served on board the following ships:- The Chatham Guard Ship HMS Wellesley between 4th May, 1858 to 16th February, 1859;  Second rate Ship of the Line HMS Algiers from 17th February, 1859. (He was with this ship on 7th April, 1861 when it was in the Corfu Road.); The wooden Screw Sloop HMS Racoon from 13th December, 1862;  The First Rate Paddle Sloop HMS Basilisk 16th November, 1865 to 5th October, 1868;  Royal Humane Society Medal Citation ‘Whilst on HMS Basilisk, at 10.45 a.m. on 16th July, 1867, Able Seaman John Lower (aged 24) was blown into 5 fathoms of water by the explosion of a gun, off YOKOHAMA, JAPAN BOATSWAIN’S MATE WILLIAM HOGBIN and Captain Main Top Richard Hicks both jumped overboard - dived for and held John Lower until a boat came. Lower’s arm and leg had been broken. This action was witnessed by Lieutenant C.K.C. Hamilton, Royal Navy. Both Hogbin and Hicks were awarded with ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDALS on 24th January, 1868. (Case 18056). 37350 Captain of the Foretop William Hogbin re- engaged for a further 10 years’ service on 4th May, 1868 and given new Continuous Service Number 79476. He continued to serve on the following Ships:- The Receiving Ship HMS Prince Charlotte between 6th October, 1868 to 13th September, 1869; The Double Screw Composite Gunboat HMS Midge between 14th September, 1869 to 15th November, 1869 in China; The Sixth Rate Screw Frigate HMS Galatea between 16th November, 1869 to 2nd June, 1871; The Ironclad HMS Iron Duke between 1st January, 1873 to 31st January, 1873 – Petty Officer 1st Class; The Receiving Ship between HMS Princess Charlotte 1st February, 1873 to 30th November, 1874;  The Receiving Ship (Hong Kong) HMS Victor Emmanuel between 1st December, 1874 to 20th September, 1878. William Hogbin was promoted to Chief Petty Officer on 1st April, 1875. Chief Petty Officer Hogbin was discharged SHORE - HONG KONG - AT PERSONAL REQUEST PENSIONED on 20th September, 1878. He married Emily during 1889 and they had two children Emily M and William Stephen Hogbin. By 1891, William had returned to Kent and was a Gardener. In 1901 and 1911, William was a Naval Pensioner, living with Emily, and their son at Bromstone Cottage, St Peters, Thanet, Kent. William Hogbin, still of Bromstone Cottage, died on 12th January, 1925. Nearly extremely fine

 

£250-280


287

 

Royal Humane Society Medal in bronze, named to Nicholas Dudley, HMS Fawn, awarded at Sea as 2nd Captain Maintop, HMS Fawn on 4th July 1867. Suspender loose, possibly re-attached. Generally very fine

 

£140-160

694
Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Ed VII, named to 6693 Private E. Coleman, Royal Fusiliers. With copy papers, entitled to a India Medal 1895, with clasps Samana, Tirah and Punjab Frontier 1897-98. Good very fine
£90-110

288

 

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, Ed VII, named 2834 PTE R.R. CHECKETTS, 1ST V.B. R. WAR. R.. In 1908, this united formed the new 5th and 6th Territorial Force Battalions, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Good very fine

 

£85-95

289

 

Volunteer Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Ed VII, named to 2770 Private R. Norris, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Nearly extremely fine

 

£75-95

290

 

Volunteer Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Ed VII, named to Volunteer J. Thomas, East India Railway Volunteer Rifles. Toned, Good very fine

 

£75-95

291

 

Volunteer Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, VR, named to Pioneer D.J. Paxton, December 17th 1897. Nearly extremely fine

 

£70-80

292

 

Volunteer Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Ed VII, named to 1654 Private W. Joule, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Notts and Derby Regiment. Nearly extremely fine

 

£80-100

293

 

Volunteer Force Long Service Medal, Ed VII, named to 2324 L. SERJT J. HODSON, 1ST V.B. L.N.LANC.REGT. Impressed naming, slight bruise on name. Very fine or better

 

£75-85


294

 

Police Sergeant A. Woodhouse, Metropolitan Police, Coronation Medal 1902, Metropolitan Police issue (P.C. A. Woodhouse. M.Div.); Coronation Medal 1911, Metropolitan Police issue (P.S. A.Woodhouse.). Mounted as worn. (2) Very fine

 

£70-90
  295

 

Coronation Medal 1911, Metropolitan Police reverse, named to P.C. G. Palmer. Good very fine

 

£35-40
  296

 

Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, Geo V, named to 999 Private A.H. Franks, Sussex Yeomanry. Nearly extremely fine

 

£130-160



297

 

Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo V, to F.C.H. Roberts, Stoker Petty Officer HMS Aurura, comes with copy set of service papers. Very fine

 

£65-85


298

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo V, named to 4523815 Private H. Cook, Royal Tank Corps. Comes with research. Good very fine

 

£100-125

299

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo V, bar Regular Army, named 7720757 W.O.CL.II. I.C. JONES, A.E.C. (Army Education Corps). Good very fine

 

£90-110


300

 

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo V, with fixed suspender, named 1852191 SJT P.T. TREMAIN RE. Entitled British War Medal and Victory Medal as 17196 A. SJT. Awarded Long Service and Good Conduct Medal in Army Order 368 of 1926. With printed research documentation. Slight edge-knock. Good very fine

 

£70-80
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