Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (3 December 2020)

Date of Auction: 3rd December 2020

Sold for £4,000

Estimate: £3,000 - £3,600

A ‘Tirah 1897’ D.C.M. group of three awarded to Company Sergeant-Major Harry Mullington, 8 Mountain Battery Royal Artillery

Distinguished Conduct Medal, V.R. (Sgt. H. Mullington. R.A.); India General Service 1895-1902, 3 clasps, Relief of Chitral 1895, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (61443 Corpl. H. Mullington No. 8 Mtn. By. R.A.) naming with official corrections, clasps in incorrect order and with replacement rivets; Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (61443 C.S. Maj: H. Mullington. R.G.A.) contact marks, otherwise nearly very fine or better (3) £3,000-£3,600

Footnote

D.C.M. recommendation submitted to the Queen, 9 July 1898; Army Order 135 of 1898; awarded for actions at Maidan 7 November 1897; Warran 16 November 1897; and Bara Valley 13 December 1897 (North West Frontier).

One of only two D.C.M. awards to the Royal Artillery for operations on the North West Frontier in 1897-98.