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A well-documented Great War ‘Balkans operations’ C.M.G., ‘Western Front’ D.S.O. group of seven awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel P. G. Fry, 2nd Wessex Field Company, Royal Engineers (Territorial Force), who was four times Mentioned in Despatches, including twice for Salonika
The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, C.M.G., Companion’s neck badge, silver-gilt and enamel, in Garrard & Co. Ltd case of issue; Distinguished...
Sold for £2,400
A scarce Great War C.B.E., M.V.O. group of eleven awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel B. G. V. Way, The Sherwood Foresters, who as a young Lieutenant gallantly took part in the storming of the Chagru Kotal, on 20 October 1897, when Lieutenant Pennell of the same regiment was awarded the Victoria Cross as part of the ‘Dargai Heights’ action. Way commanded a company of the Regiment’s Mounted Infantry during the Second Boer War, and was also a compa...
A Great War 1918 D.S.O. group of five awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel A. E. Y. Trestrail, Cheshire Regiment, a fine county sportsman for Somerset, who was wounded and gassed on the Somme in 1916, and led his company of the 15th Battalion with distinction during operations east of Terhand, 14 October 1918
Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel, centre loose and missing substantial red enamel, with integral top riband bar; Bri...
Sold for £2,200
A post-war ‘Military Division’ O.B.E. group of six awarded to Commander (E) P. K. L. Fry, Royal Navy
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 2nd type, breast badge, silver-gilt; 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Pacific Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf, mounted as originally worn, with six related mounted miniature awards, good very fine (6) £240-£280
Sold for £320
A Great War M.B.E. pair awarded to Major A. B. Trestrail, Commandant of the Auxiliary Hospital at Clevedon, Somerset from 9 November 1914, late 1st Gloucestershire Royal Garrison Artillery Volunteers (Clevedon Company)
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 1st type, breast badge, silver, hallmark’s for London 1917; Volunteer Officers’ Decoration, E.VII.R., silver, hallmarks for London 1904, and silver-gi...
Sold for £480
A Great War 1918 ‘Somme’ M.C. group of three awarded to Captain R. D. Worrall, Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery, who later served as Lieutenant-Colonel and Officer Commanding of the 6th Devon (Chumleigh) Battalion, Home Guard, during the Second War
Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Capt. R. D. Worrall.) mounted as originally worn, generally good very fine (3)...
Sold for £900
A Second War 1944 ‘Italian operations’ M.C. group of six attributed to Lieutenant D. J. C. King, Royal Artillery
Military Cross, G.VI.R. reverse officially dated ‘1945’; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with six mounted related miniature awards, riband bars, and Ministry of Pensions The King’s Badge in box of issue, nearly extremely fine (6) £600-£800
Sold for £600
A Great War A.R.R.C., Medal of the Order of the British Empire pair attributed to civilian nurse, Sister Gladys Westrope, for her courage in rescuing a helpless patient during the fire at Oaklands Auxiliary Hospital, Clevedon, 24/25 March 1917
Royal Red Cross, 2nd Class (A.R.R.C.), G.V.R., silver and enamel, unnamed as issued, on lady’s bow riband; Medal of the Order of the British Empire, (Civil), unnamed as issued, on lady’s bow riband,...
Sold for £300
A fine Great War ‘Hill 70’ sniper’s M.M. group of four awarded to Corporal A. Martin, 20th Canadian Battalion (Central Ontario Regiment), Canadian Expeditionary Force, who on 15 August 1917, ‘accounted for 14 of the enemy, and during the early evening demonstrated how “easy” it was by adding 3 more to his score in a few minutes.’ Martin was gassed and twice wounded during the Great War, dying from his wounds in Oct...
Sold for £1,700
Pair: Lieutenant-General L. S. Bird, Bengal Army
Army of India 1799-1826, 1 clasp, Nepaul (Lieut. L. S. Bird, 1st Battn. 8th N.I.) short hyphen reverse, officially impressed naming; Sutlej 1845-46, for Moodkee 1845, 2 clasps, Ferozeshuhur, Aliwal (Major L: Bird 24th Regt. N: I:) both with contemporary silver top riband buckles, minor edge bruising, otherwise very fine or better (2) £3,000-£4,000
Sold for £4,200
Three: Surgeon-Major J. N. Shipton, 13th Hussars and Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol, unnamed as issued, clasp loose on riband, bottom lugs pierced, top left lug missing; Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 2 clasps, Relief of Lucknow, Lucknow (Asst. Surgn. John N Shipton, 1st Bn. 23rd. R. W. Fusrs.); Turkish Crimea 1855, unnamed as issued, plugged with ‘Mutiny’ style suspension, mounted for display, all with contemporary sil...
Sold for £2,000
Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Lucknow (Serjt. John Pitt, 1st Bn. 23rd R.W. Fusrs.) with contemporary silver top riband buckle, minor edge bruising, otherwise good very fine £280-£320
Sold for £340
Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Central India (Capt. W. D. Grant, 50th Madras N.I.) good very fine £400-£500
Sold for £360
Three: Sergeant Major W. Hood, Royal Artillery
India General Service 1854-95, 2 clasps, Burma 1885-7, Burma 1887-89 (20396 Corpl. W. Hood. No. 1 By. 1st Bde. E. Dn. R.A.) unofficial retaining rod between clasps, suspension slack; Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 3rd issue, small letter reverse (20396. C.S. Maj. W. Hood. R.A.); Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 2nd issue, fixed suspension (C.S.M. W. Hood. R.A.) mounted for display, contact marks to fir...
Five: Gunner H. Sandy, Royal Field Artillery
Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (4653 Pte. H. Sandy A.S.C.) clasp loose on riband, renamed; India General Service 1895-1902, 3 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Samana 1897, Tirah 1897-98 (82178 Gunr. H. Sandy 11th Fd. By. R.A.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (82178 Gnr: H. Sandy, 4: B, R.F.A.); King’s South Africa...
Pair: Commander S. H. Way, Royal Navy
East and West Africa 1887-1900, 1 clasp, Witu 1890 (Midsn. S. Way, R.N., H.M.S. Boadicea.); Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1902-04 (Lieut. S. H. [sic] Way, R.N., H.M.S. Fox.) mounted for display, generally very fine or better (2) £500-£600
Sold for £950
Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (W. H. Hurley, A.B. H.M.S. Doris) top lugs removed, good very fine £120-£160
Sold for £170
Five: Sergeant W. H. Hutt, Royal Field Artillery, late Royal Engineers
Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (8328 Cpl. W. H. Hutt. Rl. Engrs:); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1908 (32225 Bombr. H. [sic] Hutt 75th By. R.F.A.); 1914-15 Star (32225 Dvr: W. H. Hutt. R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (32225 A-Sjt. W. H. Hutt. R....
Sold for £420
Four: Corporal W. Lewis, Army Ordnance Corps, later Rifle Brigade
Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal, Orange Free State (6550. Pte. W. Lewis, Rifle Bde.) clasps mounted in this order, unofficial rivets between 2nd and 3rd clasps; King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (6550 Pte. W. Lewis. Rifle Brigade.); British War and Victory Medals (016051 Pte. W. Lewis. A.O.C.) mounted...
Sold for £190
A superb campaign group of four awarded to Commander The Honourable L. H. Shore, Royal Navy, who served with distinction as a young Midshipman and A.D.C. to Commander C. G. F. M. Cradock during the Third China War - being mentioned in despatches for the capture of the Taku Forts, and wounded in action during the Naval Brigade’s relief of Tientsin. A veteran of the battles of Heligoland Bight and the Falklands in 1914, he served as Navigating Of...
Sold for £4,000
Three: Private S. G. Davis, Somerset Light Infantry and Gloucestershire Regiment
1914 Star, with clasp (7399 Pte. S. G. Davis. 1/Som: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (7399 Pte. S. G. Davis. Som. L.I.) nearly very fine
Three: Private A. V. Coles, Somerset Light Infantry and Gloucestershire Regiment
1914 Star, with clasp (3-6647 Pte. A. [sic] Coles. 1/Som: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (6647 Pte. A. V. Coles. Som...
Sold for £220
A Naval Good Shooting Medal group of six awarded to Chief Petty Officer C. J. Gibson, Royal Navy, who was noted for war services with H.M.S. Cumberland in the Cameroons, May 1914 - October 1916, and after the war was employed as Pier Master for Clevedon Pier
1914-15 Star (184188 C. J. Gibson, P.O., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (184188 C. J. Gibson. L.S. R.N.); Coronation 1911; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (184188 C. J. Gi...
Sold for £1,000
Three: Carpenter’s Crew M. J. Marks, Royal Navy, a veteran of the Battle of Jutland, he was killed in action when H.M.S. Nottingham was torpedoed in the North Sea, by U-52, 19 August 1916
1914-15 Star (M.12746, M. J. Marks, Car. Cr., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (M. 12746 M. J. Marks. Car. Cr. R.N.) mounted for display, nearly extremely fine (3) £240-£280
Sold for £380
Three: Flight Lieutenant E. M. Pizey, Royal Naval Air Service
1914-15 Star (Flt. Lt. E. M. Pizey. R.N.A.S.); British War and Victory Medals (Flt. Lt. E. M. Pizey. R.N.) BWM erased, generally good very fine (3) £80-£120
Sold for £240
This collection was sold on 5 December 2018.
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