Exceptional Naval and Polar Awards from the Collection of RC Witte

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Date of Auction: 19th June 2013


Estimate: £300 - £350

Six: Orderly William George Elcombe, British Red Cross Society and Order of St. John od Jerusalem

1914 Star (W. G. Elcombe, B.R.C.S. & O. St. J.J.); British War and Victory Medals (W. G. Elcombe, B.R.C. & St. J.J.); Belgium, Civic Medal, 2nd Class with swords, silver base metal, with clasp ‘1914-1918’ on ribbon; British Red Cross Society Proficiency Cross, for Red Cross First Aid (10521 W. Elcombe); British Red Cross Society War Commemorative Medal 1914-18, unnamed, complete with brooch bar, nearly extremely fine (6) £300-350


Served as Stores Orderly in Salonika, November 1915-June 1916. Awarded the Belgian Civic Medal 2nd Class on 29 July 1919 for his devotion to duty in caring for Belgian military personnel who had contracted contagious diseases. With copied research.