Orders, Decorations and Medals (12 June 1991)

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Date of Auction: 12th June 1991

Sold for £1,100

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Six: Major-General James Thomson, C.B., C.M.G., Army Medical Service, Deputy Director of Medical Services in France, 1918-19.

THE MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH, C.B., Military, with breast fittings but converted for neck wear, in Garrard case of issue; THE MOST DISTINGUISHED ORDER OF ST. MICHAEL AND ST. GEORGE, C.M.G., neck badge, in Garrard case of issue; ORDER OF ST. JOHN, Knight of Grace, silver and enamel neck badge and breast star, in case of issue; QUEEN'S SUDAN 1896 (Captn., R.A.M.C.); KHEDIVE'S SUDAN 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum, named, the pair mounted for wear; Roumania, ORDER OF THE CROWN, 2nd class set of insignia with swords by Lemaitre, Paris, one sword hilt bent on badge, some chipping to enamel on both pieces, in case of issue. Together with a mounted group of miniature medals including W.W.I. pair. Unless otherwise described, good very fine (16)


The group is accompanied by various original documents including 3 mention in despatches certificates dated 13 Nov. 1916, 8 Novr. 1918 and 16 March 1919; Commission as Surgeon, Land Forces, August 1887; Warrants of Award for the three British and Roumanian orders, that of the Knight of Grace of St. John handsomely illuminated and contained in metal document holder with the Seal of the Order.