The Julian Johnson Collection

Date of Auction: 10th May 2017

Sold for £340

Estimate: £300 - £400

An inter-War M.B.E., Great War ‘French Theatre’ M.S.M. group of six awarded to Warrant Officer Class I, Superintending Clerk, G. A. Woolgar, Royal Engineers

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 1st type breast badge, silver, hallmarks for London 1931; 1914-15 Star (11779 E.C.Q.M. Sjt. G. A. Woolgar. R.E.); British War and Victory Medals (11779 T.W.O. Cl.1 G. A. Woolgar. R.E.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (18511489 T.W.O. Cl.1 G. A. Woolgar. R.E.); Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (11779 E.C.Q.M. Sjt. G. A. Woolgar. R.E.) mounted for wear, surname of VM partially unofficially corrected, light contact marks, therefore generally very fine or better, scarce to rank (6) £300-400

Footnote

M.B.E. London Gazette 3 June 1932.

M.S.M. London Gazette 1 January 1917 (France).

George Woolgar served during the Great War initially as Engineering Clerk Quarter Master Sergeant, Royal Engineers, in the French theatre of war from 21 March 1915. He advanced to Warrant Officer Class I, Superintending Clerk, and was attached to G.H.Q.