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A fine Great War ‘Battle of Jutland’ D.S.O. group of five awarded to Captain G. A. Coles, Royal Navy, who as Commander of the destroyer H.M.S. Ambuscade participated in three torpedo attacks on the German battle line
Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel, with integral top riband bar, this loose; 1914-15 Star (Lt. Commr. G. A. Coles, R.N.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Commr. G. A. Coles, R....
Sold for £2,200
A Great War D.S.O. group of three awarded to Lieutenant J. Martin, Royal Naval Reserve and Mercantile Marine, who was decorated and commissioned for his zeal and devotion to duty on the occasion that the lightly armed merchantman Caspian was attacked and sunk by the German submarine U-34 in May 1917; the Captain having being killed, he took charge, only abandoning the ship after 23 of her crew were dead and all ammunition was spent - he later com...
Sold for £1,200
A Great War D.S.O. group of seven awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel A. M. Collard, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry, attached Egyptian Army, who commanded the 14th Sudanese during the Great War, and was six times Mentioned in Despatches
Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel, with integral top riband bar; India General Service 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (Lieut. A. M. Collard. 1/D.C.L.I.) eng...
Sold for £3,600
A Great War O.B.E. group of five awarded to Lieutenant-Commander E. Duffett, Royal Navy, whose career in the Royal Navy spanned almost half a century
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, Hallmarks for London 1918; South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1877-8-9 (E. Duffett, Ldg. Sean., H.M.S. Active); Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (E. Duffett,...
Sold for £1,800
A Great War O.B.E. group of three awarded to Captain R. L. Way, Royal Navy
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 (Commr. R. L. Way. R.N.) mounted as worn and housed, together with the related miniature awards, in a fitted case, the lid embossed ‘R.L.W.’, good very fine (3) £160-£200
Sold for £260
A post-War O.B.E. group of five awarded to Colour-Sergeant W. A. Cole, Seaforth Highlanders
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Civil) Officer’s 2nd type officer’s breast badge; 1914 Star (2144 Pte. W. A. Cole. 1/4 Sea: Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (2144 C. Sjt. W. A. Cole. Seaforth; Coronation 1953, together with a companion mounted set of five miniatures, good very fine (10) £180-...
Sold for £340
A Second War M.B.E. group of nine awarded to Lieutenant Ernest Archer, Royal Navy, for services in H.M.S. London
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, in its Royal Mint case of issue; 1914-15 Star (J.11876 E. Archer. L.S. R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (J.11876 E. Archer. P.O. R.N.) these last three mounted as worn; Naval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1936-1939...
Sold for £280
A Second War ‘North-West Europe operations’ M.B.E. group of eight awarded to Captain P. Law, Army Air Corps and Parachute Regiment
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge; 1939-45 Star; Italy Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (Capt. P. Law, M.B.E., A.A.C.); Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., 1st issue, Territo...
Sold for £1,400
A post-war M.B.E. group of five awarded to Hon. Lieutenant-Colonel Ranulph Waye, Radley College Contingent, Army Cadet Force
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, in its Royal Mint case of issue and outer card box; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Decoration, G.VI.R., 2nd issue, Territorial, the reverse dated ‘1950’, with additional service bar, the reverse dated ‘19...
Sold for £320
A rare Great War ‘airship operations’ D.S.C. group of four awarded to Captain C. S. Coltson, Royal Air Force, late Royal Naval Air Service, winner of the King’s Medal at the R.N.C. Dartmouth in 1913, who was decorated for a well-executed and convincing attack on a U-Boat in February 1917, while in command of H.M. Airship C-22
Distinguished Service Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued, hallmarks for London 1917; 1914-15 Star (Mid. C. S. Colts...
Sold for £4,400
A Great War M.C. group of five awarded to Captain G. K. Walker, Royal Engineers, who was twice Mentioned in Despatches
Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued; 1914-15 Star (Capt. G. K. Walker. R.E.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. G. K. Walker.); Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.V.R., 2nd issue (Gilbert K. Walker.) mounted as worn, good very fine (5) £700-£900
Sold for £800
A Great War M.C. group of nine awarded to Major The Lord Rowallan, K.T., K.B.E., M.C., T.D., Grenadier Guards, late Ayrshire Yeomanry, Chief Scout of the British Commonwealth and Empire 1945-59, Governor of Tasmania 1959-63
Military Cross, G.V.R., the reverse inscribed ‘Lt. Hon. T. G. P. Corbett Gren. Gds.(S.R.) Boyelles, 30th March, 1918’; 1914-15 Star (2. Lieut. Hon. T. G. P. Corbett. Ayr. Yeo); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. Hon...
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A Great War M.C., inter-War K.P.M. group of seven awarded to Captain E. P. McIntosh, Indian Army Reserve of Officers, attached 13th Lancers, and Indian Police Service, who was awarded the Military Cross for his gallantry in Mesopotamia, and the King’s Police Medal whilst serving as Superintendent of Police in the United Provinces
Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued; King’s Police Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (Eric Prideaux McIntosh, M.C....
A scarce inter-War ‘Palestine 1939’ M.C. pair awarded to Lieutenant C. E. W. Hull, The Queen's Regiment, who was killed in action in the Second World War whilst fighting against Vichy forces in the Middle East in June 1941
Military Cross, G.VI.R., the reverse undated as often issued in this period but privately inscribed ‘Captain Charles E. W. Hull, The Queens Royal Regt. 1939’, contained in its Royal Mint case of issue; General Servic...
Sold for £7,500
An unattributed Second War 1940 M.C. group of six
Military Cross, G.VI.R. reverse officially dated 1940; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, 1 clasp, 8th Army; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted court-style as worn, good very fine (6) £600-£800
Sold for £750
An outstanding and well documented ‘Sicily Landings’ Immediate M.C. and Arnhem casualty group of six awarded to Captain F. Robson, Glider Pilot Regiment, Army Air Corps, who not only successfully landed his glider 250 yards short of the beach, 9 July 1943, but also, having swum ashore under fire, took part in ‘a crawl through 20’ of barbed wire covered by a pill box... marched 10 miles collecting 3 men of the ATk detachment and 6 of E Coy...
Sold for £8,000
The exceptional ‘Battle of Arnhem’ M.C. group of ten awarded to Colonel B. W. Briggs, 1st Parachute Brigade and Leicestershire Regiment, who, having served with the Paras in North Africa, Sicily and Italy, was among those who secured the northern end of Arnhem Bridge with Lieutenant-Colonel J. Frost’s 2nd Battalion on the first night of Operation Market Garden, proceeding to command a composite force occupying buildings on the eastern perim...
Sold for £44,000
A Second War Spitfire pilot’s D.F.C. group of five awarded to Flight Lieutenant G. F. Thonton, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve: serving with 2 Squadron, his squadron flew reconnaissance missions in support of the D-Day landings and played an important role in the destruction of the German Army in the Falaise Pocket; and in 1945 he was credited with destroying enemy motor launches and a midget submarine, during strafing attacks in Holland
Sold for £1,700
The unique Atbara D.C.M. group of eight awarded to Sergeant, later Major, George Hilton, Scots Guards, attached Egyptian Army, who was wounded at the battle of the Atbara, was commissioned into the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry during service in South Africa, served during the operations in Jubaland and Somaliland in 1901, and was twice wounded on the Western Front with the King’s Own Scottish Borderers and retired as a Wing Commander R.A...
Sold for £6,000
A fine ‘Omdurman’ D.C.M. awarded to Colour-Sergeant W. J. Evans, Lancashire Fusiliers, who was taken prisoner at Spion Kop, and was afterwards Lieutenant & Quartermaster in the Leinster Regiment
Distinguished Conduct Medal, V.R. (Cr. Sgt. W. Evans. Lan: Fus: (2nd Sept: 1898)); Queen’s Sudan 1896-98 (2184 C/Srgt. W. Evans 2/Lan: Fus:); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (2184 C....
A Boer War D.C.M. group of seven awarded to Quartermaster and Captain C. McPhail, Royal Army Veterinary Corps, late Farrier Quartermaster Sergeant, Royal Field Artillery who was Mentioned in Despatches for his services during both the Boer War and the Great War
Distinguished Conduct Medal, E.VII.R. (48148 S: Sjt: Far: C. McPhail. 79th Bty: R.F.A.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal, Wittebergen (48148 S: S: Fr:...
A Great War 1914 ‘Battle of the Aisne’ D.C.M. awarded to Sergeant W. J. J. Leach, Royal Army Medical Corps
Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (18722 Pte W. J. J. Leach. R.A.M.C.) contact marks, good fine £600-£800
Sold for £700
A Great War 1915 ‘Western Front’ D.C.M. group of four awarded to Sergeant R. Robertson, 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry
Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (11589 L. Cpl. H. [sic] Robertson. 2/H.L.I.); 1914 Star, with copy clasp (11589 Cpl. R. Robertson. 2/High: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (11589 Pte. R. Robertson. H.L.I.) mounted for display, letter ‘t’ of surname over-struck on BWM, generally very fine or better (4)...
Sold for £1,000
A Great War ‘Western Front’ D.C.M. group of four awarded to Lance-Corporal E. McDermott, Connaught Rangers, for his gallantry at Ypres, April to May 1915
Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (9273 L.Cpl. E. Mc.Dermott. Conn: Rang:); 1914 Star, with copy clasp (9273 L.Cpl. E. Mc.Dermott. 2/Conn: Rang.); British War and Victory Medals (9273 Pte. E. Mc Dermott. Conn. Rang.) light contact marks, very fine (4) £1,000-£1,400
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