Archived Lot

Date of Auction: 2nd December 1992

Sold for £140

Estimate: £100 - £120

EGYPT 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp (2), (Lieut. G.S. Broome, l/Shrops. L.I.; 2008 Pte. B. Bums, l/Shrops. L.I.) some light pitting to the first, nearly very fine, the second with some edge bruises, otherwise good very fine and toned (2)


Lieutenant G.S. Broome was present at the Defence of Alexandria, occupation of Kafr ed-Dauar, and surrender of Damietta. He transferred to the Liverpool Regiment and later to the Indian Army as Captain and Wing Commander, 29 Bombay Infantry. He retired with the brevet rank of Colonel.