Exceptional Naval and Polar Awards from the Collection of RC Witte

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Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £430

Estimate: £320 - £360

Six: Major W. J. Tite, Royal Army Medical Corps

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (9722 Sgt., R.A.M.C.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps (9722 Serjt., R.A.M.C.); 1914 Star, with copy clasp (9722 S. Mjr., R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medals (Major); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (9722 Q.M. Sjt., R.A.M.C.) good very fine and better (6) £320-360


Sergeant-Major Walter John Tite, R.A.M.C., entered France on 19 August 1914. Clasp to 1914 Star not confirmed. He received in a commission in the R.A.M.C. on 6 February 1915. After the war his home address was in Dunbar, Natal.

With copied m.i.c.