Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (1 & 2 March 2017)

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Date of Auction: 1st & 2nd March 2017

Sold for £1,400

Estimate: £600 - £800

A fine and scarce M.B.E. group of ten awarded to Sergeant-Major A. E. Malley, Royal Army Medical Corps

The Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) 1st type; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (11952 Pte. A. E. Malley. R.A.M.C.); King’s South Africa, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (11952 Pte. A. E. Malley. R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medals (11952 W.O.Cl. 1 A. E. Malley. R.A.M.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (11952 Q.M. Sjt: A. E. Malley. R.A.M.C.); Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (11952 Q.M. Sjt: A. E. Malley. R.A.M.C.); French Medal of Honour, silver with crossed swords, unnamed; French Medal of Honour, War Department, bronze medal for epidemics (M. A. Malley 1919) naming embossed on reverse; Serbian Samaritan Cross 1912, the group mounted court style as worn, contact marks, otherwise very fine or better (10) £600-800


M.B.E. London Gazette 3 July 1926.

M.S.M. London Gazette 18 June 1917.

French Medal of Honour London Gazette 17 March 1920.

French Epidemics Medal London Gazette 29 March 1922.

Serbian Samaritan Cross London Gazette 24 October 1919.

Albert Edward Malley, M.B.E., born 24 August, 1879. Served in the ranks for 18 years and 361 days; Sergeant-Major 14 April, 1917. Sold with copied research.