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The exceptional Second War ‘North Africa’ G.C. group of eight awarded to Chief Officer (later Captain) G. P. Stronach, Merchant Navy, who took charge of the rescue operations after the Captain of his ship, the S.S. Ocean Voyager had been killed during a German aerial rocket attack by JU88 torpedo bombers at Tripoli Harbour on 19 March 1943 - ‘So low did some of the aircraft fly in that the blast from one of several bombs which struck Ocean...
Sold for £180,000
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The important Indian Mutiny C.B. group of six awarded to Captain James W. Vaughan, Royal Navy, Senior Lieutenant of Shannon’s Naval Brigade who succeeded to its command following the wounding and death of Captain Sir William Peel, V.C., K.C.B.
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion’s breast badge, 22 carat gold and enamels, hallmarked London 1858, maker’s mark ‘WN’ for William Ne...
Sold for £18,000
A Knight Bachelor’s group of seven awarded to Sir Cyril Rupert English, Director General City and Guilds of the London Institute, late Lieutenant-Commander, Royal Navy
Knight Bachelor’s Badge, 2nd type breast badge, silver-gilt and enamel, hallmarked London 1971; 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals, together with silver identity disc (Lt. (E) C. R. English R.N.) and lid from named card box of issue...
Sold for £280
A rare Queen’s Mediterranean C.M.G. pair awarded to Colonel John Massy-Westropp, commanding 5th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers
The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, C.M.G., Companion’s breast badge, silver-gilt and enamels, complete with ribbon buckle; Queen’s Mediterranean 1899-1902 (Col: J. Massy-Westropp, C.M.G., R. Mun: Fus:) minor chipping to both centres of first and claw tightened on second, otherwise nea...
Sold for £1,700
An inter-War O.B.E. group of nine awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel E. McPoland, Indian Miscellaneous List, late Northumberland Fusiliers - an impressive group to a man discharged from the Royal Engineers after two months’ service on account of ‘not likely to become an efficient soldier’
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt; India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, No...
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A post-War O.B.E. group of eight awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel G. E. L. Rule, Rhodesian African Rifles, late Suffolk Regiment and British South African Police, who as Commanding Officer obtained Colours for the Regiment
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 2nd type breast badge, silver-gilt; India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Malabar 1921-22 (5820215 Cpl. G. E. Rule. Suff. R.); 1939-1945 Star; Afri...
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An inter-War M.B.E., Great War ‘French Theatre’ M.S.M. group of six awarded to Warrant Officer Class I, Superintending Clerk, G. A. Woolgar, Royal Engineers
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 1st type breast badge, silver, hallmarks for London 1931; 1914-15 Star (11779 E.C.Q.M. Sjt. G. A. Woolgar. R.E.); British War and Victory Medals (11779 T.W.O. Cl.1 G. A. Woolgar. R.E.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R...
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An inter-War M.B.E. and Great War M.S.M. group of seven awarded to Regimental Sergeant Major A. Stevenson, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment, who was wounded during the Great War on the Western Front on 21 October 1914
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 1st type breast badge, silver (hallmarks for London 1932); 1914 Star, with later slide clasp (10385 Sjt. A. Stevenson. 2/Notts: & Derby: R.); Bri...
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A Second War M.B.E. group of three awarded to Gunner A. W. A. Brabant, Royal Artillery, later Principal Staff Officer at the War Office
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver, in Royal Mint case of issue; British War and Victory Medals (931768 Gnr. A. W. A. Brabant. R.A.) in named card box of issue; together with the recipient’s Silver War Badge, the reverse officially numbered...
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The Second War 1945 ‘Advance through Italy’ M.B.E., M.C. group of eight attributed to Major D. H. Graham, South Staffordshire Regiment, who served as Brigade Staff Captain and Brigade Major in both North Africa and Italy - despite his craft being hit during the Salerno landings, 9 September 1943, he took part in the advance up through Italy, culminating in the attack on the Gothic Line
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E....
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A fine Boer War D.S.O. group of seven awarded to Colonel A. S. Orr, Royal Irish Regiment, who famously captured the Boer General Ben Viljoen at Lydenburg in January 1902
Distinguished Service Order, V.R., silver-gilt and enamels, top suspension bar adapted for mounting; Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (Lieut. A. S. Orr,. 2/R. Ir: R.); India General Service 1854-94, 1 clasp, Hazara 1888 (Lieutt. A. S. Orr. 2d Bn. R. Ir. R.); Indi...
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A superb Great War ‘1916’ D.S.O., and ‘Battle of Langemarck’ 1917 Second Award Bar group of eight awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel P. L. Ingpen, who despite being only a Captain commanded the 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment at the Battle of Neuve Chappelle, March 1915, and subsequently the 1/8th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, 1915-17. Twice wounded in action, once severely, and 6 times mentioned in despatches.
Sold for £3,800
A good Great War 1918 ‘Western Front’ D.S.O., M.C., and Second Award Bar group of four awarded to Major C. J. Graham, London Regiment, who served during the Great War as Intelligence Officer of 173rd Infantry Brigade, and in the Second War with 70th (H.A.A.) Cadet Regiment, Royal Artillery
Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel, with integral top riband bar, in Garrard, London, case of issue; Military Cross, G.V.R., wi...
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A Great War 1917 ‘Western Front’ D.S.O., Second War American Bronze Star group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel F. Cassels, Royal Sussex Regiment, later Intelligence Corps, who served with the Combined Services Detailed Interrogation Centre at Latchmere House during the Second War as part of the M-Room of Secret Listeners, and was awarded the American Bronze Star for training American intelligence personnel in his ‘highly specialized br...
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A Second War 1944 ‘Italian Operations’ D.S.O. group of seven attributed to Brigadier-General C. A. Richardson, 14th Canadian Armoured Regiment, later Vancouver Militia Brigade, who served as Quartermaster during Operation Jubilee - the Dieppe Raid - 19 August 1942, where his ship was sunk beneath him, before recovering to lead his Regiment at the Battle of Monte Cassino, the crossing of the Arno, and the final advance through North West Europ...
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A Great War 1918 ‘North Russia Dvina Operations’ D.S.C. and scarce ‘Archangel Command’ Albert Medal for Sea group of six awarded to Lieutenant E. H. Richardson, Royal Naval Reserve, who helped extricate trapped and wounded seamen from a burning munitions ship in the Port of Archangel, 8 November 1916, despite small arms ammunition exploding all around him; he was subsequently awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his courage and ent...
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An outstanding Second War submariner’s D.S.C. group of five awarded to Lieutenant and Navigating Officer A. K. Peterkin, H.M.S. Triumph, Royal Naval Reserve, who as one of W. J. W. Woods’ key men shared in Triumph’s great success when she accounted for at least 30,000 tons of shipping, destroying and damaging upwards of 20 enemy vessels between January 1941 - January 1942. Highlights of which were undoubtedly the ‘sub-on-sub’ action lea...
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A Great War M.C. and Bar group of three awarded to Major H. S. Lewis, Royal Sussex Regiment and Tank Corps
Military Cross, G.V.R., with Second Award Bar, unnamed as issued; British War and Victory Medals (Major H. S. Lewis.) edge bruising, good very fine (3) £1400-1800
A Great War ‘Western Front’ M.C. group of seven awarded to Captain F. Way, Army Service Corps
Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued, with case of issue; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 7 clasps, Belmont, Modder River, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen (6747 S:S:Major F. Way, A.S.C.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps (1st. Cl: S.S.Major. F. Way. A.S.C.); 1914 Star (Hon: Lieu...
Sold for £1,500
A Great War 1916 ‘Somme’ M.C. group of four awarded to Captain F. S. Woodley, Royal Munster Fusiliers, an English poet of the Uranian school
Military Cross, G.V.R., privately engraved (Capt. F. S. Woodley, The Somme - 3 Sept: 1916); 1914-15 Star (Lieut. F. S. Woodley. R. Muns. Fus.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. F. S. Woodley.) mounted as worn, good very fine (4)
Sold for £3,400
A Great War 1917 ‘Third Battle of the Scarpe’ M.C. group of four awarded to Major W. G. Wright, Canadian Field Artillery, for his gallantry as a forward Liaison Officer on 3 May 1917; he had previously been wounded at the Battle of Pozières, 26 September 1916
Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued; 1914-15 Star (Lieut: W. G. Wright. 2/Can: Div: A.C.); British War and Victory Medals (Major W. G. Wright.) mounted as worn and housed in a...
Sold for £1,400
A Great War 1917 ‘Polderhoek’ M.C. group of three awarded to Captain E. N. Ashe, Manchester Regiment, who was later killed in action at the heroic Battle of Manchester Hill, 21 March 1918 - out of a force of 8 officers and 160 men tasked with stemming the German advance just 2 officers and 15 other ranks survived.
Military Cross, G.V.R., reverse privately engraved ‘Capt. E. Neville Ashe, 16 Manch. Reg. Polderhoek, Dec. 28th. 1917.’; Br...
A scarce Great War M.C. group of three awarded to Captain, late Sergeant, A. F. Davidge, 12th Lancers
Military Cross, G.V.R.; British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. A. F. Davidge.) good very fine (3) £600-800
Sold for £750
A Great War M.C. group of six awarded to Captain P. A. Burton, Royal Field Artillery, attached British Mission to Portuguese Corps
Military Cross, G.V.R., reverse engraved ‘Lt (A/Capt) P. A. Burton); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. P. A. Burton.); Jubilee 1935; Portugal, Republic, Military Order of Aviz, 5th Class breast badge, gilt and enamel, with enamel damage; Portugal, Republic, Victory Medal 1914-19, with gilt star on riband, goo...
Sold for £1,800
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