Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (10 & 11 December 2014)

Date of Auction: 10th & 11th December 2014


Estimate: £400 - £450

An Army Distinguished Service Cross group of ten named to Lieutenant-Colonel Henry T. Cherry, C.O. 3rd Battalion 10th Armoured Division

Army Distinguished Service Cross, unnamed, modern production; slot brooch; Silver Star, edge numbered, ‘84315’, reverse hand engraved, ‘Henry T. Cherry Jr’, two bronze oak leaf clusters on ribbon, slot brooch; Legion of Merit, Legionnaire’s badge, enamelled, reverse hand engraved, ‘Henry T. Cherry Jr’, slot brooch; Bronze Star, unnamed, slot brooch; Purple Heart, enamelled, reverse hand engraved, ‘ Henry T. Cherry Jr’, with oak leaf cluster, slot brooch; American Defense Medal; American Campaign Medal; European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal; Victory Medal 1945; Belgium, Order of Leopold II, 5th Class, unilingual, enamelled, with ‘A’ palm on ribbon, good very fine and better (10) £400-450


With copied research confirming the Army Distinguished Service Cross; Silver Star (x3) and Legion of Merit to Cherry. With three metal rank/unit badges for display purposes.

This lot is sold as seen and is not subject to return. Please see saleroom notice on lot 280 for fuller details.