Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (25 & 26 June 2014)

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Date of Auction: 25th & 26th June 2014

Sold for £490

Estimate: £550 - £650

Six: Acting W.O. Class 2 A. H. Ealey, Royal Engineers

Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1902-04 (8704 Sapr. A. H. Ealey, R.E.); 1914 Star, with clasp (8704 Cpl. A. H. Ealey, R.E.); British War and Victory Medals (8704 T.W.O. Cl. 2 A. H. Ealey, R.E.); Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (8704 Sjt. - A.C.S. Majr. A. H. Ealey, R.E.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (8704 Sjt. A. H. Ealey, R.E.), contact marks, nearly very fine and better (6) £550-650

Footnote

Arthur Herbert Ealey, from Fermoy, first went out to France as a Corporal in ‘L’ Signal Battalion, R.E., in mid-August 1914 and was awarded the M.S.M. ‘In recognition of valuable services rendered with the armies in France and Flanders’ as an Acting Company-Sergeant Major in the same unit (London Gazette 3 June 1919, refers).