Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (13 January 2021)

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Date of Auction: 13th January 2021

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Estimate: £120 - £160

Four: Warrant Officer Class 2 F. Gage, Military Mounted Police

British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (657 T. W.O. Cl. 2. F. Gage. M.M.P.) contact mark to King’s forehead of BWM; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (657 Sjt: F. Gage. M.M.P.) initial officially corrected; Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (657 A.S.S. Mjr: F. Gage. M.M.P.); with Corps of Commissionaire’s Badge, silver and enamel, reverse engraved ‘F. Gage’, generally very fine (5) £120-£160

Footnote

M.I.D. London Gazette 4 January 1917.

M.S.M. London Gazette 1 January 1918.

F. Gage was a native of High Wycombe. He attested for the 18th Hussars in January 1900, and transferred to the Military Mounted Police in November 1905. Gage served during the Great War in the French theatre of war from 22 August 1914 (entitled to 1914 Star and Clasp), and was discharged 22 January 1921.

Sold with two German bread tickets supposedly acquired by the recipient whilst in Germany after the Great War.