Orders, Decorations and Medals (19 & 20 March 2008)

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Date of Auction: 19th & 20th March 2008

Sold for £460

Estimate: £500 - £600

Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (11895 Sjt. A. L. Payne, R.F.C.) nearly extremely fine £500-600


M.S.M. London Gazette 11 April 1918. ‘For Distinguished Services in the Field in connection with Military Operations culminating in the capture of Jerusalem’.

Serjeant Payne came from Blackheath. A total of 141 ‘Immediate’ M.S.M’s. for the R.F.C. and R.A.F.; only 15 for ‘Jerusalem’.