The Collection of Medals formed by Dr A W Stott (25 March 1997)

Date of Auction: 25th March 1997

Sold for £390

Estimate: £350 - £450

Three: Captain T. J. Marrable, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers
Queen’s Sudan 1896 (2/Lt. F. F. Marrable, 2/Lan. Fus.) note differing initials; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek, S.A. 1901, this last clasp a contemporary Tailor’s copy (Lieut. T. J. Marrable, Lanc. Fus.); Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum (2nd Lieut. T. J. Marrable, 2nd L.F.) the group mounted Cavalry style as worn, good very fine (3)


Captain T. J. Marrable was gazetted to the Lancashire Fusiliers from the 4th Duke of Cambridge’s Own Middlesex Regiment on 4 May 1898. He joined the 2nd Battalion in Egypt on 14 July of the same year and took part in the Nile Expedition and was present at the battle of Khartoum. He later served in Crete and Malta and, after a brief period at home, with the same battalion in the South African War. He was promoted Captain on 15 November 1900, into the 3rd Battalion and proceeded to the West Indies. From there he was detailed for a tour at the Depot and, whilst at Bury, passed into the Staff College. He was on the Staff at Aldershot 1907-11, first as Staff Captain and later as D.A.Q.M.G. He died at Territel, Switzerland, on 28 August 1913, at the age of 35 years.