An Extensive Collection of Medals for Long and Meritorious Service

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Date of Auction: 25th June 2008

Sold for £1,300

Estimate: £400 - £500

Nine: Quartermaster & Captain F. S. King, Welsh Regiment and Royal Scots, late Essex Regiment

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, South Africa 1901 (3462 Serjt., Essex Regt.); 1914-15 Star (Q.M. & Lieut., Welsh R.); British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaf (Q.M. & Capt.); Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Coronation 1953; Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (3462 Sjt., Essex Regt); Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.VI.R., 1st issue (3462 Sjt., Essex) mounted as worn, contact marks, nearly very fine and better (9) £400-500

Footnote

M.I.D. London Gazette 25 May 1917, 21 December 1917.

Awarded the L.S. & G.C. in April 1906 as a Sergeant Cook. Awarded the M.S.M. without annuity by Army Order 61/1946 as Yeoman of the King’s Bodyguard. Appointed Temporary Lieutenant in the 10th Battalion (1st Rhondda) Welsh Regiment, November 1914, and Temporary Captain, 16th Battalion (2nd Edinburgh) Royal Scots, November 1917. Sold with some copied research.