A Small Collection of Medals to the Dorsetshire Regiment

Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £190

Estimate: £140 - £180

Volunteer Force Long Service (3), V.R. (Sergt. Robt. Adams, 1st V.B. D.R.; 1729 Cpl. J. R. Stone, 1/Dorset. V.B.) engraved naming, second with brooch bar inscribed, ‘1st D.A.V. Portland’; another, E.VII.R. (1743 Gnr. A. Binks, 1st Dorset R.G.A. Vols.), impressed naming; Imperial Service Medal, G.VI.R., 1st issue (Frank Musselwhite), third with edge bruising, scratches and dig to obverse, very fine and better (4) £140-180


Frank Musselwhite, Postman, Frampton Sub Office, awarded the I.S.M. by London Gazette 12 September 1941.

With Commemorative Scroll (mounted on card) to ‘Pte. William Stock, Dorset Regt.’ - 19136 Private William Stock, ‘C’ Company, 5th Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, died on 17 August 1917, aged 23 years. He was the son of Walter Stock, of 33 Danylan Terrace, Pwllgwaun, Pontypridd. Also with ‘Home Guard’ Certificate of Service, to ‘Arthur Savage’, who served 15 February 1943-31 December 1944; and with a ‘Great War Period’ portrait photograph of a soldier and copied research re. the Volunteer L.S. Medal to the Dorsetshires.