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An exceptionally rare Great War 1918 ‘Logeast Wood’ M.C., 1917 ‘Miraumount’ M.M. group of five awarded to Sub-Lieutenant R. H. Brewer, Hood Battalion, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, who was twice wounded, and was the recipient of one of only three M.C./M.M. combinations awarded to the Royal Navy
Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued; Military Medal, G.V.R. (T.Z-6450 A.P.O. R. H. Brewer. Hood Bn: R.N.V.R...
Sold for £5,000
A Great War 1918 ‘March Retreat’ M.C. group of four awarded to Captain G. J. Wharf, 1st Royal Marines Battalion, Royal Naval Division, who served with the Royal Marines Brigade at Dunkirk and in the Defence of Antwerp in 1914; at Gallipoli in 1915; and on the Western Front 1916-18, where he was killed in action at Aveluy Wood on 6 April 1918
Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued, in case of issue; 1914 Star, with clasp (Ch.16660. Sergt...
Sold for £3,800
A rare Great War 1918 ‘Western Front’ D.C.M. and M.S.M. group of five awarded to Chief Petty Officer W. J. Gallagher, Hood Battalion, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, a survivor of service with the ill-fated Collingwood Battalion on Gallipoli, described by General Hamilton as being “practically destroyed” during the attack of 4 June 1915, and was recipient of one of only two D.C.M./M.S.M. combinations awarded to...
Sold for £4,200
The unique Russian Civil War ‘Murmansk 1919’ D.C.M. awarded to Private T. Pyle, 6th Royal Marines Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry, late Royal Naval Division, who was wounded in action and taken prisoner during the failed attack on the Red village of Koikori on 9 September 1919, subsequently having his leg amputated by a Red Army doctor, and held by the Soviets as a prisoner of war in Moscow until his release in a prisoner exchange the...
Sold for £2,400
A Great War 1917 ‘Gavrelle Windmill’ M.M. group of five awarded to Private, later Lieutenant, W. H. Watts, 1st Royal Marines Battalion, Royal Naval Division, who served with the Royal Marines Brigade at Dunkirk and in the Defence of Antwerp in 1914; at Gallipoli, where he was wounded; and on the Western Front, where he was awarded the Military Medal for gallantry during the Royal Marine’s disastrous attack on Gavrelle Windmill on 28 April 1...
Sold for £3,600
A Great War 1917 ‘Passchendaele’ M.M. group of five awarded to Sergeant G. H. Craik, Royal Marines Divisional Train, attached 149th (Royal Naval) Field Ambulance, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division, who was originally recommended for the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his gallantry at Ypres, 26-30 October 1917; he subsequently served with the Shanghai Municipal Police, and was interned by the Japanese throughout the Second World War
Sold for £2,200
A fine Second War 1941 ‘Defence of Maleme Airfield, Crete’ M.M. group of seven awarded to Aircraftman 1st Class M. G. Comeau, Royal Air Force, for his for bravery during the pre-invasion bombing of Maleme on 18 May 1941, when he left his slit trench during a heavy bombing and strafing raid in an attempt to rescue Greek soldiers who had been buried in a bomb blast, digging out two men with his bare hands; he later recovered under fire a Vicker...
Sold for £6,000
A Second War 1943 ‘North Africa’ M.M. group of six awarded to Aircraftman 1st Class R. Quigley, 2744 Squadron, Royal Air Force Regiment, who was awarded the Military Medal for dismounting a Bren light machine-gun from his knocked out armoured car and engaging an enemy attack until his ammunition was expended; he subsequently evaded capture in no-man’s land supporting a wounded comrade for 24 hours
Military Medal, G.VI.R. (1513587 A.C.M....
Sold for £5,500
This collection was sold on 4 March 2020.
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