Orders, Decorations and Medals (21 September 2007)

Date of Auction: 21st September 2007

Sold for £430

Estimate: £200 - £250

Pair: Bandmaster E. M. Rogers, Lancashire Fusiliers

Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (4451 Bandmaster, Lanc. Fus.), suspension missing; Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 3rd issue, coinage head (Bandmaster, Lan. Fus.) good very fine except where stated (2) £200-250


M.S.M. A.O. 10/1933.

L.S. & G.C. A.O. 10 January 1903, without gratuity.

Edward M. Rogers was born in London and enlisted under the alias of Manley Rogers at Aldershot on 15 March 1877, aged 15 years, 11 months. He served overseas in Malta, Gibraltar, Crete and Egypt, serving with the 1st Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers except for a short period with the Leinster Regiment, 1890-93. He went to the R.H.M. School for Military Music in 1904 and retired from regular service in 1907. Sold with some copied research details.