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A superb Boer War ‘guerilla operations’ D.S.O., double issue ‘Diamond Hill’ D.C.M. group of five awarded to Colonel R. C. F. Holman, New South Wales Mounted Infantry, a veteran of the Bechuanaland Expedition in 1884, whose bayonet charge into Boer fortifications at Diamond Hill, 12 June 1900, and repeated raids on Boer Commandos, 1901-02, led to an exceptionally rare combination of gallantry awards for the Boer War
Sold for £26,000
The outstanding Second War ‘New Guinea Campaign’ 1945 ‘Long Ridge’ M.C. and 1942 ‘Eora Creek’ D.C.M. pair awarded to Temporary Captain G. E. Cory, 2/3rd Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, who, having been Mentioned in Despatches for his distinguished services with the Anzac forces in the Middle East, 1941, was severely wounded and decorated for leading an assault on a strongly defended Japanese position during the decisive battle o...
Sold for £10,000
The Crimea Medal awarded to Sergeant John Jones, 11th (Prince Albert’s Own) Hussars, who was killed in the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaklava, 25 October 1854
Crimea 1854-56, 2 clasps, Alma, Balaklava (Sergt. John Jones. 11th Hussars.) officially impressed naming, fitted with Bailey, Coventry silver top riband brooch, retaining pin fitted to reverse of second clasp, good very fine £6,000-£8,000
Sold for £8,000
The fine campaign group of four awarded to Colonel J. De Vic Tupper, 23rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers, who was severely wounded at the second attack on the Redan, Mentioned in Despatches for gallant conduct at Poonah during the Indian Mutiny, and rewarded with the Brevet of Lieutenant-Colonel for his services under Sir Garnet Wolseley during the Ashantee Campaign
Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (Lieut. James de Vic Tupper, 23rd R.W.Fsrs.) contem...
Sold for £3,400
A scarce double-issue Indian Mutiny 1857-59 group of three awarded to Private P. Kelly, 1st Madras Fusiliers
India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Pegu (Patk. Kelly 1st Madras Fusrs.); Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 2 clasps, Lucknow, Relief of Lucknow (Patrick Kelly 1st Madras Fusiliers.) clasps fitted in wrong order and medal with heavily impressed Indian style naming; Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 2 clasps, Defence of Lucknow, Lucknow (P. Kelly, 1st Mad...
Sold for £850
Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Kandahar (1963 Pte. E. Tomson. 9th Lancers) good very fine £200-£240
Sold for £280
Pair: Private T. Long, 21st Lancers, a member of ‘D’ Squadron who charged at Omdurman, 2 September 1898
Queen’s Sudan 1896-98 (3941 Pte. T. Long 21/Lcrs.); Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum (3941 Pte. T. Long 21st Lcrs) heavy contact marks, good fine and better (2) £2,000-£2,600
Sold for £3,000
Pair: Private M. Scannell, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Australian Imperial Force, who was on the strength of the Regiment at the time of their cavalry charge at Beersheba, 31 October 1917 and was subsequently wounded during the Es-Salt raid on 4 May 1918
British War and Victory Medals (2378 Pte. M Scannell. 4 L.H.R. A.I.F.) good very fine (2) £200-£240
Sold for £1,200
Pair: Private F. J. Douglas, 19th Battalion, Australian Imperial Forces, who was killed in action during the Battle of Mont Saint-Quentin, France, on 31 August 1918
British War and Victory Medals (6543 Pte. F. J. Douglas. 19-Bn. A.I.F.) good very fine
Six: Lieutenant H. S. Douglas, Australian Military Forces
1939-45 Star; Africa Star, 1 clasp, 8th Army; Pacific Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Australia Service Medal, t...
The historic and important Z Special Unit 1943 ‘Operation Jaywick’ group of five awarded to Lieutenant H. E. Carse, Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve, who was Mentioned in Despatches for his gallantry, skill and devotion to duty as skipper and navigator of the MV Krait during its hazardous and highly audacious 4000 mile round trip Commando raid, in September 1943, on Japanese occupied Singapore Harbour, resulting in the the sinking and...
Sold for £38,000
Three: Signaller B. J. Forrest, 2nd Signals Regiment, Royal Australian Corps of Signals
Australian Service Medal 1975, 2 clasps, Iraq, Cambodia (230154 B. J. Forrest) impressed naming; U.N. Medal, on UNAMIC riband; U.N. Medal, on UNTAC riband; together with a Meritorious Unit Citation riband bar, nearly extremely fine (3) £200-£300
The mounted group of eight miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant J. Maxwell, V.C., M.C. and Bar, D.C.M., 18th Infantry Battalion, Australian Imperial Force
Victoria Cross, reverse of cross privately engraved ‘3 Oct 1918’, year partially corrected, reverse of suspension bar privately engraved ‘Lt. J. Maxwell’; Military Cross, G.V.R., with Second Award Bar, reverse of cross privately engraved ‘Lt. J. Maxwell’; Distinguished Condu...
Sold for £6,000
The British War Medal awarded to Lieutenant J. Maxwell V.C., M.C. and Bar, D.C.M., 18th Infantry Battalion, Australian Imperial Force
British War Medal 1914-20 (Lieut. J. Maxwell. A.I.F.) medal struck on thin flan and therefore possibly a later issue, very fine £800-£1,200
Sold for £1,900
Australia, Commonwealth Military Competitions, Senior Cadets Champion Team 1912-13, 18ct gold, engraved ‘Cadet E. P. Allen. “K” Coy. 36th Battn. 2nd Mil. Dist.’ together with a rare Senior Cadet District Competitions 1913-14 badge, silver, with the motto in blue enamel, reverse engraved ‘Cadet E. P. Allen. K. Coy. 36th Battn. District Series. 1913-14’, nearly extremely fine, the Senior Cadet District Competitions badge an excessively...
Sold for £4,600
Australia, Commonwealth Military Competitions, Senior Cadets Brigade Competitions Champion Team Medal (2), silver, inscribed ‘1911-12’, additionally inscribed ‘Cadet J. H. Nowland 41st Battn.’; another, inscribed ‘1912-13’ and ‘Cadet J. Nowland 41st Battn.’; together with a Commonwealth Military Competitions, Senior Cadet Brigade Competitions Medal, 1913-14, silver, reverse engraved ‘Cadet J. Nowland, M Coy. 41st Battn. Brigade...
Sold for £2,000
A fine Boer War D.S.O. group of three awarded to Captain M. A. Hilliard, New South Wales Mounted Infantry, who was decorated and mentioned in despatches for leading bayonet charges at Vet River and Diamond Hill, 1900.
Distinguished Service Order, V.R., silver-gilt and enamel, with integral top riband bar; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill (Capt. M. A. Hilliard, D.S.O., N.S.W., M.R...
Sold for £4,800
A fine Second World War 1943-1944 ‘M Special Unit’ M.B.E. group of six awarded to Captain H. A. J. Fryer, Allied Intelligence Bureau, late Australian Survey Corps, who showed outstanding leadership and ability whilst in command of patrols behind enemy lines in Japanese occupied New Guinea
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; 1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45...
Sold for £3,200
A post-War M.B.E. group of seven awarded to Captain R. M. Murray, Black Watch, later School Sergeant and Bandmaster, The Scots College, Sydney
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Jubilee 1977, unnamed as issued; Cadet Forces Medal, E.II.R., 2nd issue (Capt. R. M. Murray) engraved capitals, scratches to obverse field of...
Sold for £300
Australia, Order of Australia, Member’s (A.M.) breast badge, silver-gilt and enamel, reverse inscribed ‘Peter Allen Powditch’; together with the related miniature award, lapel badge and riband bar, in Royal Australian Mint fitted case of issue, extremely fine £600-£800
Sold for £700
An outstanding Great War 1915 ‘Battle of Loos’ M.C. and 1918 ’Villeselve Cavalry Charge’ Second Award Bar group of four awarded to Captain A. B. P. L. Vincent, 3rd Dragoon Guards, who subsequently commanded ‘C’ Squadron of the Regiment during their charge at Honnechy, 9 October 1918
Military Cross, G.V.R., with Second Award Bar, unnamed as issued; 1914 Star, with copy clasp (2. Lieut: A. B. P. L. Vincent. 3/ D. Gds.); British War...
The ‘Charge of the Light Brigade’ D.C.M. group of four awarded to Captain M. Clarke, 18th Foot, late 8th Hussars, who performed his duties as Troop Sergeant-Major in the Crimea with energy and zeal ‘though badly wounded at Balaklava’; granted a commission in 1857, he was present with his regiment throughout the Central Indian Campaign during the Mutiny, ending his days in Dublin as Paymaster, 2nd Battalion, 18th Royal Irish Regiment
Sold for £9,000
A Boer War D.C.M. group of four awarded to Private A. Thompson, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, who was wounded at the Battle of Colenso and subsequently awarded the D.C.M. for gallantry in rescuing a wounded man under hot fire at Hart’s Hill, 23 February 1900
Distinguished Conduct Medal, V.R. (3640 Pte. A. Thompson, 1st Rl: Innis: Fus:); India General Service 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (3640 Pte. A. Thompson,...
Sold for £2,800
An extremely rare ‘1908 North West Frontier’ D.C.M. group of five awarded to Sergeant J. Charlton, No. 3 Mountain Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery
Distinguished Conduct Medal, E.VII.R. (Sergt: J. Charlton. R.G.A.); India General Service 1854-95, 3 clasps, Burma 1885-7, Sikkim 1888, Samana 1891 (31873 Gunr. J. Charlton No. 9 By. 1st Bde. N. Dn. R.A.); India General Service 1895-1902, 3 clasps, Relief of Chitral 1895, Punjab Frontier 1897-9...
A Great War 1918 ‘Spring Offensive’ M.M. and Croix de Guerre group of five awarded to Lance Corporal R. Seal, 3rd Dragoon Guards
Military Medal, G.V.R. (D-19927 L. Cpl. R. Seal. 3/D. Gds:); 1914 Star, with copy clasp (5228 L. Cpl R. Seal. 3/D. Gds.); British War and Victory Medals (3DG-5228 Pte. R. Seal. 3-D. Gds.); Belgium, Kingdom, Croix de Guerre, A.I.R., bronze, good very fine and better (5) £500-£700
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