Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

To be Sold on: 13th January 2021

Estimate: £200 - £240

Sold for: £300

A Second War M.B.E. group of six awarded to Captain T. W. Gill, 14th/20th Hussars

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver, with Royal Mint case of issue; 1939-45 Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue, Regular Army (543875 W.O. Cl.2. T. W. Gill. 14-20 H.); together with the recipient’s riband bar and related miniature awards, good very fine (6) £200-£240

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A Second War M.B.E. group of six awarded to Captain T. W. Gill, 14th/20th Hussars

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver, with Royal Mint case of issue; 1939-45 Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue, Regular Army (543875 W.O. Cl.2. T. W. Gill. 14-20 H.); together with the recipient’s riband bar and related miniature awards, good very fine (6) £200-£240
M.B.E. London Gazette 1 January 1944.

Thomas William Gill was born in Croydon, Surrey, on 18 March 1903 and was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the 14th/20th Hussars on 11 January 1943, having previously served in the ranks. Advanced Captain on 8 September 1952, he died in Worthing, Sussex, in 1983.

Sold with named Buckingham Palace enclosure for the M.B.E., and a photograph of the recipient escorting H.M. the King in 1945.