Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (5 July 2011)

Saleroom Notices

Please note the following amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:

Lot No Saleroom Notice
31 There is no copy portrait sold with this medal
58 O’Shaughnessy was promoted to Sergeant on 9 January 1858. Sold with research notes.
90 Regimental number and initial is 2940 Pte. S. Rowe
169 A later (post 1992) issue medal is known to be extant named to this recipient
195 Withdrawn
196 Withdrawn
352 P.W.O. The Scinde Horse collar badge is hallmarked Birmingham ‘W’ possibly for 1946 not 1921 14th Punjab Regiment officer’s side hat badge is hallmarked Birmingham 1927 not 1902 The Kachin Rifles (side hat/collar) is hallmarked London 1922 not 1873
379 There is only one Limerick Night Constable female section waist belt clasp. Lot comprises four items as illustrated.
508 Withdrawn
543 Withdrawn
547 Group Captain Hubert William Godfrey Jones PENDEREL, MC, AFC, FRGS (1890-1943) Squadron-Leader Jones assumed the additional surname of PENDEREL in 1928. Between the wars he took part in numerous air races including the King’s Cup races of 1924, 1925 and 1926, his skill being such that he was given a scratch handicap. Between January-March 1931 Sqn Ldr Penderell commanded No 216 Squadron’s formation of three Vickers Victoria troop carriers on their 6,000 mile return flight from their base at Heliopolis, Cairo, to Capetown, where he was welcomed by the Governor-General the Earl of Clarendon. For this flight he received the Air Force Cross from King George V in June 1931. Between 1932 and 1933 Penderel undertook a number of expeditions to explore Gulf Kebir and the desert interiors of Libya. One of his expeditions with Count Laszlo Almasy loosely formed the basis for The English Patient. He gave a lecture on his expeditions to the Royal Geographical Society in January 1934 and was admitted as a fellow of the soc
580 Lower point missing on the Medjidie
636 Withdrawn
665 The entries in this log book do not have squadron counter-stamps and it may therefore be a personal record book kept simultaneously by the recipient