The Allan and Janet Woodliffe Collection of Medals Relating to the Reconquest and Pacification of the Sudan (18 May 2011)

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Date of Auction: 18th May 2011


Estimate: £3,000 - £3,500

The rare D.C.M. awarded to Shawish Abdel Rahman Ahmed, Equatorial Battalion, for his gallantry during the Turkhana patrol in 1918

Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (2006 Shawish Abdel Rahman Ahmed, 6/Coy. Equatorial Bn) correction to company number; Khedive’s Sudan 1910-22, 2nd issue, 1 clasp, Aliab Dinka, unnamed, very fine and better (2) £3000-3500


D.C.M. London Gazette 20 April 1920. ‘Action against Northern Turkana and kindred tribes on 3 July 1919’.

One of only three D.C.M’s. awarded to the Egyptian Army.

Received a recommendation for Good Services by Special Army Order issued by H.Q. Khartoum, 18 January 1921 - for good services against the Aliab Dinka, 1919-20.

With some copied research.