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Mint cased EIIR Civil B.E.M & mint cased EIIR 2nd type I.S.M To- JOHN.HENRY.STAMMERS
The recipient was awarded his B.E.M in the London gazette 10-6-1961 for his services as a telegraph supervisor at the head post office in Leeds, West Yorkshire. His I.S.M was gazetted later the same month 23-6-1961 upon his retirement.
Complete with a vast archive of original letters & telegrams of congratulations along with the certificate for the I.S.M & a photograph of the recipient being presented with his B.E.M by Lord Scarborough who was the lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire.
EF/MINT & Complete with copy gazette details
DCM, QSA 1899-1902 with clasps for Cape Colony & South Africa 1902,
1914-15 Trio with MID oakleaves
To- 7737 / 240651.CPL.J.KNOX.5TH.R.SCOTS.FUS (on the DCM & trio) & 37870.PTE.J.KNOX.139TH.COY.31ST.IMPERIAL.YEOMANRY (on the QSA)
The recipient served with fincastle's horse in the Boer war & served with the 5th territorial force battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers in WW1
He was awarded the DCM in the London gazette 21-6-1916 with the following citation
For conspicuous gallantry & devotion to duty.When in charge of stretcher-bearers, He was on duty for 50 hours under heavy fire & set a fine example.
I suspect that this is a Gallipoli award but no theatre is stated in the gazette. However the recipient first landed on Gallipoli 6-6-1915 & his battalion left Gallipoli in January 1916 but served in Egypt until April 1918 so if it is not a Gallipoli award? it is a Mediteranean theatre award.
The award of the mention in despatches for service in the Mediterranean / Gallipoli whilst under Sir Charles Monro's command was published in the London gazette 13-7-1916
GVF with copy MIC details, medal rolls & London gazette details
Military Medal (MM) & 1914-15 trio with boxes & packets of issue to,
John Ward first landed in France 6-8-1915 serving with the 7th battalion of the Cameron Highlanders and was slightly wounded during the battle of Loos. He transfered to the 6th battalion after recovering from his wounds & was awarded the MM in the London gazette 21-10-1916. All the awards published in this gazette are for services on the Somme.He was discharged to the class Z army reserve 16-1-1919. Part of the address is missing from both postal envelopes. However to the best of my knowledge it says, MR.J.WARD, C/O- MRS MACAFFERTY, 2 HOME FARM ROW, BY HAWICK?
GVR 1st type WW1 Military Medal (MM)
William Sutherland was awarded the MM in the London Gazette 13-3-1918 & was sadly killed in action in France & Flanders 1-10-1918. He is buried in the Sancourt British Cemetery at Nord France & is recorded by the C.W.G.C as the late son of Mr & Mrs Donald Sutherland & the late Husband of Dorothy.A.Sutherland of 1 The Drove, Preston, Brighton, England & a native of Ireland.
The citation for his MM states,
202174.Sjt.William.Sutherland. 1st Canadian infantry, Western Ontario Regt.
At Passchendaele Nov 6th 1917, This N.C.O took charge of a platoon and led them to the objective with the best of his ability and cheered the men along at all times. During consolidation of the position he was wounded but stayed with his men & directed the work until it was finished. He was then sent out through the dressing station.
NEF/EF & complete with copy service papers & details from the C.W.G.C
GVR 1st type Military Medal (MM)
The recipient was awarded his MM for services in France in the London gazette 11-7-1917
Complete with MIC details, London gazette details & medal roll details
GVF with minor ek to reverse rim
GVR 1st type WW1 Military medal (MM)
Norman Richardson first landed in the Balkans 9-5-1915 and was awarded the MM for services in France in the London gazette 11-2-1919. This states that he was a resident of Hooley Hill.
Complete with MIC and gazette details
GVR 1st type Distinguished conduct medal DCM & 1914-15 trio with mentioned in despatches oakleaves to, 241138.PTE.A.GURNEY.1/5TH.E.KENT.R (DCM)
& 11589.L-CPL.A.GURNEY.WORC.R (on the trio)
The recipient first landed overseas in theatre of war 4a 21-3-1915 with the Worcester regiment. He later transfered to the 1/5th battalion of the East Kent regiment (The Buffs) and was awarded the DCM for services in Mesoptamia in the London Gazette 29-8-1917. He was also mentioned in despatches in the London gazette 15-8-1917 also for services in Mesopotamia. He transfered to the Military Foot Police (MFP) before the wars end and was discharged with a silver war badge
GVF or better & complete with London gazette details, MIC details, medal roll details.
The recipients DCM citation states it was awarded for gallant conduct, He has done consistently well throughout the operations, London gazette page 8995, 29-8-1917
DSM & 1914-15 Trio
William Isiah Williams from Lowestoft was born 18-9-1884 & joined the RNR 13-5-1912
He was awarded the DSM in the London gazette 27-6-1917 for his services with the auxiliary patrol between 1-2-1916 & 31-12-1916 whilst serving on the hired net drifter, HM.Drifter Silvery Harvest.
Semi court mounted for wear by spinks with traces of old varnish / lacquer but VF or better & complete with copy service papers & London gazette details.
GVR 1st type Military Medal (MM) & pair
John.R.Smith of Bannock-Burn was awarded his MM for services in France in the London gazette 18-10-17
GVF & complete with MIC & gazette details
2nd type military M.B.E,Defence medal, 1939-45 War medal, GVIR 2nd type GSM 1918-1962 with Malaya clasp & EIIR 1st type regular army LS&GC
To-880477.WO.CL.2 / WO.CL.1.T.LAING.RA
The recipient was awarded his MBE in the London gazette 11-6-1966 as a Royal artillery captain attached to head quarters of 48th division serving at the school of gunnery at Larkhill. He was a technical instructor and had served at Larkhill since 1963
Mounted as worn and GVF or better
Complete with lengthy citation for the award of the recipients M.B.E.
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