Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

To be Sold on: 13th January 2021

Estimate: £140 - £180

Sold for: £360

A Great War M.B.E. pair awarded to Captain (Quartermaster) G. B. Baillie, Royal Army Service Corps

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 1st type breast badge, silver, hallmarks for London 1919; Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (10746 S.S. Mjr: G. B. Baillie. A.S.C.) good very fine (2) £140-£180

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A Great War M.B.E. pair awarded to Captain (Quartermaster) G. B. Baillie, Royal Army Service Corps

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 1st type breast badge, silver, hallmarks for London 1919; Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (10746 S.S. Mjr: G. B. Baillie. A.S.C.) good very fine (2) £140-£180
M.B.E. London Gazette 3 June 1919:
‘For valuable service rendered in connection with the War.’


George Bertram Baillie was born on 28 February 1874, and attested for the Army Service Corps on 3 May 1892. He was advanced 1st Class Staff Sergeant Major on 1 February 1906, and was awarded his Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on 1 July 1910. Commissioned Lieutenant (Quartermaster) on 15 December 1914, Baillie was promoted Captain (Quartermaster) on 15 December 1917, and for his services at home during the Great War was created a Member of the Order of the British Empire. He did not serve overseas and this is his full medallic entitlement.