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

Date of Auction: 8th December 2016

Sold for £1,100

Estimate: £700 - £900

A Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Captain T. Anderson, King’s African Rifles, late East African Mechanical Transport Corps

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)


M.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.