Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (17 & 18 July 2019)

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Date of Auction: 17th & 18th July 2019

Sold for £220

Estimate: £100 - £140

A Great War ‘Anti-Submarine Work’ O.B.E. group of three awarded to Lieutenant C. S. Thicke, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1919; British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. C. S. Thicke. R.N.V.R.) polished, very fine (3) £100-£140

Footnote

O.B.E. London Gazette 10 July 1919:
‘For valuable services in connection with anti-submarine work.’


Claude Stanley Thicke was commissioned Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve on 10 July 1916, and was promoted Lieutenant on 10 July 1917. He served during the Great War in H.M. Motor Launch 468, and was demobilised in 1919.

Sold with copied research.