The Fine Collection of Medals to 'Old Contemptibles' formed by Major Bob Keay

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Date of Auction: 1st December 2010

Sold for £320

Estimate: £280 - £320

Five: Captain J. S. Mellor, 7th (Princess Royal’s) Dragoon Guards, who was mentioned in despatches and twice wounded

1914 Star, with clasp (2. Lieut., 7/D. Gds.); British War and Victory Medals, with small M.I.D. oak leaf (Capt.); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Iraq (Capt.); Jubilee 1935, some heavy contact wear therefore about nearly very fine (5)


M.I.D. London Gazette 1 January 1916.

John Stuart Mellor served with the B.E.F. in France and Flanders from 13 October 1914 in ‘A’ Squadron, 7th Dragoon Guards. He was wounded on 14 December 1916 and again on 1 April 1918. Regimental History refers. Sold with copy m.i.c.