Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (18 & 19 September 2014)

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Date of Auction: 18th & 19th September 2014

Sold for £3,200

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

An Omdurman pair to Corporal J. Range, 21st Lancers, who was wounded in the charge as a member of ‘B’ Squadron

Queen’s Sudan 1896-98 (2305 Cpl. J. Range, 21/L/cers); Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum, unnamed, good very fine (2) £4000-5000


Corporal J. Range served with ‘B’ Squadron at Omdurman and was slightly wounded in the right arm and back in the charge on 2 September 1898. His squadron bore the brunt of the action, with 9 killed and 26 wounded, and won three V.Cs and three D.C.Ms.