Orders, Decorations and Medals

Orders, Decorations and Medals (19 & 20 March 2008) Catalogue Cover

Named Collections

Brigadier (Retd) B.A.H. Parritt, C.B.E.

Brigadier (Retd) B.A.H. Parritt, C.B.E.

Brian Parritt, a graduate of Hong Kong University in Mandarin and the Staff College, Camberley, served for 37 years in the British Army, culminating in five years as Director of the Intelligence Corps. Throughout his service he held a variety of senior intelligence and security appointments all over...
Peter and June Done

Peter and June Done

Peter and June Done form an unusual pairing in the world of medal collectors in being one of the few, if note the longest established, husband and wife collectors.Peter and June began back in 1960, Peter joining the OMRS in 1962 and June a year later. In 1964, PEter and June linked up with a few oth...
Richard H Harris

Richard H Harris

Richard H. Harris was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in 1966. A number of troop and staff assignments followed culminating with his assignment to the U.S. Delegation to N.A.T.O. in Brussels in 1991. Retiring as a Colonel in 1992, his overseas assignments included Viet...

Special Collections

A Collection of Medals for The Battle of Elandslaagte, 21 October 1899

A Collection of Medals for The Battle of Elandslaagte, 21 October 1899

On the same day that General Lukas Meyer occupied Talana Hill, General J. H. M. Kock occupied the heights and station at Elandslaagte, north-east of Ladysmith. His part of the Natal invasion force was 1000 men which included the F...