Exceptional Naval and Polar Awards from the Collection of RC Witte

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Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £1,100

Estimate: £180 - £220

Five: Acting Serjeant J. Barnard, Army Service Corps, late City Imperial Volunteers

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill (985 Pte., C.I.V.); 1914-15 Star (M2-082804 Pte., A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (M2-082804 A. Sjt., A.S.C.); Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (M2-082804 A. Sjt., A.S.C.) mounted as worn, contact marks, good fine and better (5)


M.S.M. London Gazette 1 January 1918 (France).

Private John Barnard, Army Service Corps, entered the France/Flanders theatre of war on 29 July 1915. For his devoted service he was awarded the M.S.M. Transferred to Class ‘Z’ Reserve on 14 June 1919.

With copied m.i.c.