Orders, Decorations and Medals (28 & 29 March 2012)

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Date of Auction: 28th & 29th March 2012

Sold for £1,600

Estimate: £900 - £1,000

The outstanding set of nineteen miniature dress medals awarded to Major-General Sir Sydney D’A. Crookshank, Royal Engineers, Director-General of Transportation, France, December 1917-May 1919 and Colonel Commandant, R.E., 1936-41

Order of St. Michael and St. George, gold and enamel, ring suspension; Order of the Bath, Military, gold and enamel, ring suspension; Order of the Indian Empire, gold and enamel, with gold top bar; Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R., gold and enamel, with gold top bar; Royal Victorian Order, silver-gilt, gold and enamel; Order of St. John, silver and enamel; India General Service 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaf; Delhi Durbar 1911; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; France, Legion of Honour, gold and enamel, rosette on ribbon; U.S.A., Army Distinguished Service Medal, bronze and enamel; Belgium, Order of Leopold I, with swords, gold and enamel, rosette on ribbon; Portugal, Military Order of Aviz, silver-gilt and enamel, rosette on ribbon; France, Croix de Guerre 1914-1916; Belgium, Croix de Guerre, ‘A’ cypher, mounted court style for wear, nearly extremely fine (19) £900-1000

Footnote

For the recipient’s full-size group, see lot 1633.