The Brian Ritchie Collection of H.E.I.C. and British India Medals

Date of Auction: 22nd June 1999

Sold for £260

Estimate: £240 - £260

Three: Private W. J. Giblin, Cameron Highlanders
Queen’s Sudan 1896-98 (2722 Pte., 1/Cam. Hdrs.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, S.A. 1901, Cape Colony, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen (2722 Pte., 1: Cam’n. Hdrs.); Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, 2 clasps, The Atbara, Khartoum (2722 Pte., 1 Cam. Highrs.) together with Giblin’s personal copy of ‘1st Camerons Medal Roll of “Atbara” and “Khartoum” etc.’ published by Gale & Polden 1898, 72pp, contact marks, therefore nearly very fine (4) £240-260


William John Giblin was born at All Saints, Newcastle upon Tyne, late in 1871, and enlisted at Inverness in November 1891. He served in “G” Company in the Soudan and in South Africa, and was discharged in November 1903. Sold with copy service papers.