The Julian Johnson Collection

Date of Auction: 10th May 2017

Sold for £460

Estimate: £300 - £340

Seven: Captain and Quarter Master A. H. Dancer, Royal Army Medical Corps

1914-15 Star (272. S. Mjr. A. H. Dancer. R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medals (272 W.O. Cl. 2. A. H. Dancer. R.A.M.C.); Jubilee 1935; Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (437003 S. Sjt:- A.S. Mjr:- A. H. Dancer. 56/C.C. Stn: R.A.M.C.); Efficiency Decoration, G.V.R., silver and silver-gilt, with integral ‘Territorial’ top riband bar; Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (437003. Q.M. Sjt: A. H. Dancer. R.A.M.C.), mounted court-style for display, light contact marks, therefore generally very fine (7) £300-340

Footnote

M.S.M. London Gazette 17 June 1918 (France).

Efficiency Decoration London Gazette 25 February 1936.

Arthur Herbert Dancer was a native of Sutton Coldfield. He served during the Great War as Sergeant Major with the Royal Army Medical Corps in the French theatre of war from 24 March 1915. He was awarded the M.S.M. for work whilst with the 56th Casualty Clearing Station in France. Commissioned Lieutenant and Quarter Master, 31 August 1927, Dancer served with the 143rd South Midland Field Ambulance, R.A.M.C. (T.A.). He advanced to Captain and Quarter Master, 31 August 1935.