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A superb Boer War ‘guerilla operations’ D.S.O., double issue ‘Diamond Hill’ D.C.M. group of five awarded to Colonel R. C. F. Holman, New South Wales Mounted Infantry, a veteran of the Bechuanaland Expedition in 1884, whose bayonet charge into Boer fortifications at Diamond Hill, 12 June 1900, and repeated raids on Boer Commandos, 1901-02, led to an exceptionally rare combination of gallantry awards for the Boer War
Sold for £26,000
The outstanding Second War ‘New Guinea Campaign’ 1945 ‘Long Ridge’ M.C. and 1942 ‘Eora Creek’ D.C.M. pair awarded to Temporary Captain G. E. Cory, 2/3rd Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, who, having been Mentioned in Despatches for his distinguished services with the Anzac forces in the Middle East, 1941, was severely wounded and decorated for leading an assault on a strongly defended Japanese position during the decisive battle o...
Sold for £10,000
The Crimea Medal awarded to Sergeant John Jones, 11th (Prince Albert’s Own) Hussars, who was killed in the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaklava, 25 October 1854
Crimea 1854-56, 2 clasps, Alma, Balaklava (Sergt. John Jones. 11th Hussars.) officially impressed naming, fitted with Bailey, Coventry silver top riband brooch, retaining pin fitted to reverse of second clasp, good very fine £6,000-£8,000
Sold for £8,000
The fine campaign group of four awarded to Colonel J. De Vic Tupper, 23rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers, who was severely wounded at the second attack on the Redan, Mentioned in Despatches for gallant conduct at Poonah during the Indian Mutiny, and rewarded with the Brevet of Lieutenant-Colonel for his services under Sir Garnet Wolseley during the Ashantee Campaign
Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (Lieut. James de Vic Tupper, 23rd R.W.Fsrs.) contem...
Sold for £3,400
A scarce double-issue Indian Mutiny 1857-59 group of three awarded to Private P. Kelly, 1st Madras Fusiliers
India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Pegu (Patk. Kelly 1st Madras Fusrs.); Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 2 clasps, Lucknow, Relief of Lucknow (Patrick Kelly 1st Madras Fusiliers.) clasps fitted in wrong order and medal with heavily impressed Indian style naming; Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 2 clasps, Defence of Lucknow, Lucknow (P. Kelly, 1st Mad...
Sold for £850
Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Kandahar (1963 Pte. E. Tomson. 9th Lancers) good very fine £200-£240
Sold for £280
Pair: Private T. Long, 21st Lancers, a member of ‘D’ Squadron who charged at Omdurman, 2 September 1898
Queen’s Sudan 1896-98 (3941 Pte. T. Long 21/Lcrs.); Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum (3941 Pte. T. Long 21st Lcrs) heavy contact marks, good fine and better (2) £2,000-£2,600
Sold for £3,000
Pair: Private M. Scannell, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Australian Imperial Force, who was on the strength of the Regiment at the time of their cavalry charge at Beersheba, 31 October 1917 and was subsequently wounded during the Es-Salt raid on 4 May 1918
British War and Victory Medals (2378 Pte. M Scannell. 4 L.H.R. A.I.F.) good very fine (2) £200-£240
Sold for £1,200
Pair: Private F. J. Douglas, 19th Battalion, Australian Imperial Forces, who was killed in action during the Battle of Mont Saint-Quentin, France, on 31 August 1918
British War and Victory Medals (6543 Pte. F. J. Douglas. 19-Bn. A.I.F.) good very fine
Six: Lieutenant H. S. Douglas, Australian Military Forces
1939-45 Star; Africa Star, 1 clasp, 8th Army; Pacific Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Australia Service Medal, t...
The historic and important Z Special Unit 1943 ‘Operation Jaywick’ group of five awarded to Lieutenant H. E. Carse, Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve, who was Mentioned in Despatches for his gallantry, skill and devotion to duty as skipper and navigator of the MV Krait during its hazardous and highly audacious 4000 mile round trip Commando raid, in September 1943, on Japanese occupied Singapore Harbour, resulting in the the sinking and...
Sold for £38,000
Three: Signaller B. J. Forrest, 2nd Signals Regiment, Royal Australian Corps of Signals
Australian Service Medal 1975, 2 clasps, Iraq, Cambodia (230154 B. J. Forrest) impressed naming; U.N. Medal, on UNAMIC riband; U.N. Medal, on UNTAC riband; together with a Meritorious Unit Citation riband bar, nearly extremely fine (3) £200-£300
The mounted group of eight miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant J. Maxwell, V.C., M.C. and Bar, D.C.M., 18th Infantry Battalion, Australian Imperial Force
Victoria Cross, reverse of cross privately engraved ‘3 Oct 1918’, year partially corrected, reverse of suspension bar privately engraved ‘Lt. J. Maxwell’; Military Cross, G.V.R., with Second Award Bar, reverse of cross privately engraved ‘Lt. J. Maxwell’; Distinguished Condu...
Sold for £6,000
The British War Medal awarded to Lieutenant J. Maxwell V.C., M.C. and Bar, D.C.M., 18th Infantry Battalion, Australian Imperial Force
British War Medal 1914-20 (Lieut. J. Maxwell. A.I.F.) medal struck on thin flan and therefore possibly a later issue, very fine £800-£1,200
Sold for £1,900
Australia, Commonwealth Military Competitions, Senior Cadets Champion Team 1912-13, 18ct gold, engraved ‘Cadet E. P. Allen. “K” Coy. 36th Battn. 2nd Mil. Dist.’ together with a rare Senior Cadet District Competitions 1913-14 badge, silver, with the motto in blue enamel, reverse engraved ‘Cadet E. P. Allen. K. Coy. 36th Battn. District Series. 1913-14’, nearly extremely fine, the Senior Cadet District Competitions badge an excessively...
Sold for £4,600
Australia, Commonwealth Military Competitions, Senior Cadets Brigade Competitions Champion Team Medal (2), silver, inscribed ‘1911-12’, additionally inscribed ‘Cadet J. H. Nowland 41st Battn.’; another, inscribed ‘1912-13’ and ‘Cadet J. Nowland 41st Battn.’; together with a Commonwealth Military Competitions, Senior Cadet Brigade Competitions Medal, 1913-14, silver, reverse engraved ‘Cadet J. Nowland, M Coy. 41st Battn. Brigade...
Sold for £2,000
The George Cross (exchange E.G.M.) awarded to William Jamieson, European Shift Superintendent of the Ariston Gold Mine at Prestea on the Gold Coast, for his gallantry in saving the lives of six Africans who had been badly gassed in a mining accident on 7 January 1936
George Cross (William Jamieson, Ariston Gold Mine, Gold Coast, 23rd. June 1936) on original mounting pin, in Royal Mint case of issue, extremely fine £8,000-£12,000
Sold for £12,000
An important ‘Southern Nigeria’ Knight Bachelor Badge, C.M.G, and Edward VII D.S.O. group of ten awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel Sir H. C. Moorhouse, Royal Artillery, who commanded the ‘Anson’ Battalion R.N.D. in Gallipoli as a temporary Lieutenant-Colonel, Royal Marines, being M.I.D. and made an Officer of the Legion of Honour; he was afterwards Lieutenant-Governor of Nigeria
Knight Bachelor’s Badge, 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt...
A Knight Bachelor, C.B.E. group of five awarded to Sir William B. Griffiths, a well respected Colonial Judge and Deputy Governor of the Gold Coast, who ‘caught a spy and crushed a cult’ during his illustrious career in the Colonies and with the Special Constabulary during the Great War
Knight Bachelor’s Badge, 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt and enamel, hallmarks for London 1926; The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, C.B.E....
A Great War C.B. group of seven awarded to Brigadier-General G. C. Williams, who served with the 13th Hussars during the Boer War, latterly as Second-in-Command, and was Lieutenant-Colonel commanding the Royal Scots Greys 1903-07
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion’s breast badge converted for neck wear, silver-gilt and enamels; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free...
Sold for £1,800
A fine C.I.E and U.S.A. Military Order of the Dragon group of nine awarded to Brigadier-General H. R. Stockley, Royal Engineers, who was Assistant Military Secretary to the King during the Delhi Durbar and their Majesties tour of India in 1911-12
The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, C.I.E., Companion’s 2nd type breast badge, gold and enamel; India General Service 1854-95, 2 clasps, Hazara 1891, Waziristan 1894-5 (Ltt. H. R. Stockley...
Sold for £5,500
A fine post-war ‘Civil Division’ C.B.E., Second War Spitfire and Mustang pilot’s D.F.C. group of six awarded to Flight Lieutenant T. H. E. B. Ashworth, 249 (Gold Coast) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who flew in numerous operational sorties as part of the Balkan Air Force, accounting for aircraft destroyed and damaged on the ground, E-boats, locomotives, motor transport and a control tower. He was wounded by flak whilst on a r...
A Great War O.B.E. group of five awarded to Lieutenant-Commander J. H. Thom, 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; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1902, these loose on riband (Lieut. J. H. Thom, R.N. H.M.S. Pearl.), officially re-impressed naming; 1914-15 Star (Lt. Commr. J. H. Thom, R.N.), off...
Sold for £500
A fine Great War O.B.E. and Victorian campaign group of ten awarded to Hon. Major and Quarter-Master William Bass, 10th London Regiment, late Royal Field Artillery
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, hallmarked London 1919; Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Ahmed Khel (3771, Sergt. W. Bass, 11/11th Bde. R.A.); Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (17861 By. Qr. Mr. Sergt....
Sold for £2,200
A Great War O.B.E. group of four awarded to Captain A. C. Rouse, Army Service Corps
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1918, gilding almost entirely all rubbed; 1914-15 Star (Capt. A. C. Rouse. A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Capt. A. C. Rouse.) very fine (4) £240-£280
Sold for £320
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