Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (8 December 2016)
Date of Auction: 8th December 2016
Sold for £1,100
Estimate: £700 - £900
Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed; 1914-15 Star (2078 Dvr. T. Anderson. E. Afr. M.T.C.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Capt. T. Anderson.) minor edge bruising to BWM and VM, nearly very fine and better (4)
FootnoteM.C. London Gazette 7 February 1919.
M.I.D. London Gazette 7 March 1918.
Thomas Anderson enlisted in the East African Mechanical Transport Corps on 2 June 1915, and served in the East African theatre of War from this date. Subsequently commissioned into the King’s African Rifles, he served as Brigade Major of the 2nd Battalion.