Long Service Medals from the Collection formed by John Tamplin

Date of Auction: 26th March 2009

Sold for £700

Estimate: £180 - £220

Five: Warrant Officer Class 1 L. R. Sweet, Royal Artillery

1939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3rd issue, Regular Army, with Second Award Clasp (1414464 Sjt., R.A.); Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.VI.R., 3rd issue ‘Fid. Def.’ (1414464 W.O. Cl. 1, R.A.) mounted as worn, very fine and better (5) £180-220


L. R. Sweet was awarded the Army L.S. & G.C. (Regular Army) by Army Order 224 of October 1937, and the Clasp in List No. 29 of Army Order 12 of January 1956. He was awarded the Army M.S.M. by Army Order 156 of December 1953. Sold with some copied research.