Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

To be Sold on: 13th January 2021

Estimate: £400 - £500

Sold for: £1,200

A post-War M.B.E. group of six awarded to Bandmaster W. T. Harrison, Royal Marines, later Superintendent, Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (RMB/X.2548 W. J. [sic] Harrison Musn. R.M.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, unnamed as issued; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2nd issue (RMB/X.2548 Bd/Sgt. W. T. Harrison Musn. R.M.); Papua New Guinea, 10th Anniversary of Independence Medal 1985; Constabulary Centenary Commemorative Medal, mounted as worn; together with the related miniature awards, edge bruising to second, otherwise generally very fine and better (12) £400-£500

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A post-War M.B.E. group of six awarded to Bandmaster W. T. Harrison, Royal Marines, later Superintendent, Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (RMB/X.2548 W. J. [sic] Harrison Musn. R.M.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, unnamed as issued; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2nd issue (RMB/X.2548 Bd/Sgt. W. T. Harrison Musn. R.M.); Papua New Guinea, 10th Anniversary of Independence Medal 1985; Constabulary Centenary Commemorative Medal, mounted as worn; together with the related miniature awards, edge bruising to second, otherwise generally very fine and better (12) £400-£500
M.B.E. London Gazette 17 June 1989:
‘For services to the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary’


William Thomas Harrison originally saw service with the Royal Marines before serving as a Superintendent in the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary.

Sold with the bestowal document for M.B.E.; a Royal Marines cap badge; and a Royal Papua New Guinea Police badge.