Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (8 December 2016)

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Date of Auction: 8th December 2016

Sold for £460

Estimate: £260 - £300

The O.B.E. group of seven awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel D. O. Hogg, Royal Warwickshire Regiment

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 2nd type breast badge, silver-gilt, in Royal Mint case of issue; 1939-45 Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; U.N. Korea 1950-54; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (Major D. O. Hogg. R. Warwick.) about extremely fine (7) £260-300

Footnote

O.B.E. London Gazette 1 January 1959.

Derek Owen Hogg was commissioned Second Lieutenant on 17 May 1941, and served with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment during the Second World War. Advanced Major on 17 May 1954, he served with the Regiment in Malaya. He relinquished his commission on 19 July 1961, and was granted the honorary rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.

Sold together with the recipient’s related miniature awards; Commission appointing him a Captain in the Land Forces, dated 7 March 1947; Bestowal Document for the O.B.E., dated 1 January 1959; a portrait photograph of the recipient, mounted in a glazed display frame; and various metal and cloth unit and rank insignia.