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1939-45 Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal, GVIR 2nd type GSM 1918-1962 with Malaya clasp & Pakistan independence medal
The recipient was granted an emergency commission as a war substansive lieutenant in the Indian army 1-10-1942 & a Regular army short service commission as Captain in the Royal Engineers in 1952.He left the army in 1956 with the honorary rank of Major.
NEF & Swing mounted as worn. All medals unnamed as issued except the GSM Malaya which is correctly impressed to the recipient. Complete with basic London Gazette & army list details.
1914-15 Trio & WW2 Defence Medal
To- 2479 /.PTE.G.J.BARCLAY.R.WAR.R. (star)
& 240503.CPL.G.J.BARCLAY.R.WAR.R (pair)
George J Barclay first landed in France 22-3-1915 serving with the 1/6th battalion of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. He was mentioned in Despatches for services in Italy in the London Gazette 5-6-1919.
NEF & Mounted as worn.
Complete with MIC & medal roll details. Along with London Gazette details
GSM 1962 with Borneo clasp & EIIR 2nd type RAF LS&GC
NEF & Court mounted as worn. Complete with the recipients red & green fiber dog tags
WW1 Pair & 4th class Russian medal of St.George
Thomas Hammell from Durham served with the Royal Garrison Artillery during the allied intervention in Russia & was awarded the 4th class medal of St.George.His award is confirmed in the war office roll & in White Russian awards by Ray Brough. The war office roll states he was a resident of Auton Stile, Bearpark, Durham.
NEF & complete with MIC & medal roll details along with other basic research details.
WW1 Pair, GV 1st type GSM 1918-1962 with Kurdistan clasp & GV 1st type army LS&GC To-
7536 / 4523640.WO.CL.2.G.HANCOCK.W.YORK.R
George Hancock served in WW1 with the 2nd battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment & went on to serve in Kurdistan with the same battalion post WW1.He was awarded his LS&GC in army order 393 of 1922. Both prior to WW1 & post WW1 he was a regimental shooting champion & the group comes with a sterling silver English lever half hunter pocket watch that is engraved on the reverse
2nd Batt, West Yorkshire Regiment. Regimental Rifle meeting 1906, Champion shot LCPL.G.F.HANCOCK. presented by COL.WATTS.
Along with the watch the group also comes with four cased silver & bronze shooting medals that are all named to the recipient as a CS.MJR & date from the early 1920's.
GVF/NEF & mounted as worn. Complete with MIC & medal roll details.
1914-15 Trio & GV 1st type IGS 1908 with Afghanistan NWF 1919 clasp
To- L-CPL /PTE.H.O.HILLMAN.R.SUSS.R
Harold Oscar Hillman first landed in theatre of war 5G (Asiatic) 17-8-1915 serving with the 1st battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment.He served in Afghanistan during 1919 & was still serving with the regiment when the medal roll was completed in 1922. But by then had a new post war service number of 6390492,
Trio Fair to Fine with contact marks, IGS VF with contact marks in the obverse fields.Complete with MIC & medal roll details
WW1 British War Medal & GV 1st type IGS 1908 with Afghanistan NWF 1919 clasp
To- 1289 / 265724.PTE.G.H.MARSTON.R.SUSS.R
George Henry Marston served with the 2/6th cyclist battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment in India & on the North West Frontier of Afghanistan in 1919.
He is also entitled to the Victory medal but this is missing from the group.
NEF with a very minor EK to the IGS & complete with MIC & medal roll details
WW1 Pair & GV 1st type IGS 1908 with Afghanistan NWF 1919 clasp
James Fyfe Anderson from Glasgow served in India with the 1st (reserve) Garrison battalion of the
Highland Light Infantry (H.L.I) He was one of only 235 recipients of the IGS to this battalion out of a total issue of 240 recipients to the regiment. He was attached the the 2nd battalion of the D.L.I & every member of the regiment who received the IGS with Afghanistan NWF 1919 clasp were all attached to other units. When he applied for his medals in 1923 he gave a home address of 21 Abercorn Street, Off New City Road, Glasgow.
Pair polished fair to fine. IGS VF or better with EK to rim.Complete with MIC & medal roll details
WW1 Pair & WW2 Defence Medal
Charles William Frederick Beaumont-Edmonds enlisted in to the Artist Rifles 9-9-1914 & was commissioned in to the A.O.C 13-3-1916 he was a former student of Merchant Taylors School & he resigned his commission in 1919.On the 1939 register he is living in Wandsworth and is a 51 man living on private means.He died in Hawkinge, Kent 24-10-1978 age 90 & was cremated at the local crematorium in Hawkinge.
EF & mounted as worn. Complete with MIC & London gazette details along with the recipients original officers service book.
A family group to a father & son from Middlesbrough
1) Mint boxed Defence medal with award document
To- T.H.COATES, 7 THE VALE, GROVE HILL,
Thomas.H.Coates was born 14-9-1900 & on the 1939 register is a Grocers traveller living at home with his wife & three children. He is also shown on the register as serving with 29th Yorkshire mobile British Red cross.
2) Mint boxed 1939-45 War medal with award document & 1947 British Services Tattoo medal
To- MR.E.COATES, 7 THE VALE, GROVE HILL, MIDDLESBROUGH, YORKSHIRE.
Edwin Coates was born 13-12-1925 & on the 1939 register is a schoolboy living at home with his parents & two older siblings. He served in the UK prior to the end of the war & then went out to Germany with the R.A.P.C where he was present at the 1947 British Services Tattoo at Dortmund, Berlin.
The reverse of his medal for the tattoo is engraved,
Edwin Coates, 6-July 1947, British Army of the Rhine.
EF/MINT & complete with copy details from the 1939 register
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