Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (25 & 26 June 2014)

Saleroom Notices

Please note the following amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:

Lot No Saleroom Notice
67 Initials are ‘G. A.’ not ‘C. A.’
184 Served in the 1st Battalion, not the Volunteer Service Company. Also entitled to KSA. Sold with copied roll extracts
319 Now sold as part of Lot 403
403 Now sold with General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (23391515 Tpr. A. J. Healy, KDG.). Revised estimate £200-250
406 Medal to McCarron is named to the RHF not the RNF
468 The first badge illustrated is for 20 years in Municipality, the second for 30 years in the Civil Service. Military Medical Service badges - these 4 badges are in fact Medals of Merit of the Finland Chamber of Commerce
486 Dimensions of St Anne neck badge are 44x44 mm and St Stanislaus neck badge are 45x45 mm
747 No. 4 Commando title is a later reproduction
839 2 men of this name entitled to this medal and clasps
869 British War and Victory Medals named ‘D. G.’ Stewart
874 Obverse with some facial damage
880 1914 Star has copy clasp
887 Recipient is Peter Schuyler Bruff, not Charles
890 Research includes a copy of a rare and early Hurt Certificate recommending McKay to Greenwich Hospital
902 Withdrawn
905 There are two men of this name in the regiment for this medal
1139 Also entitled to GSM Palestine
1264 BEM London Gazette 2 January 1950: ‘Miss Haida Purcell, Forewoman, Women’s Land Army, Saltaire, Shipley.’ Sold with named Buckingham Palace forwarding slip for BEM, Investiture card, Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries letter of congratulations and a news cutting
1277 Crimea with old repair to suspension claw
1382 Pair to Woolmore: only Victory Medal named to Woolmore; the War Medal is named to 101186 Pte.1 N. Lewis, R.A.F.
1415 GSM has clasp for Malaya not Palestine
1583 The embroidered PJI Brevet is apparently Ghanian and may not relate to this recipient
1593 Withdrawn
1597 ‘R’ for replacement possibly erased from edge of the first