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1914-15 Trio, GV 2nd type RN LS&GC & GVIR RM 1951 MSM
To- PO.15842.S.MORRISS.CPL.RM/RMLI (on the trio)
CH.23585.S.MORRIS.SGT.RM (on the LS&GC)
(on the MSM)
Sidney Morriss was born in London 19-9-1892 & joined the Royal Marines in 1911.He was awarded the DSM in the London gazette 12-1-1916 for services with the Dover patrol between 22nd August & 19th November 1915. He was awarded his LS&GC in 1926 & his Scarce RM MSM in 1951
Sadly the DSM is missing from the group
GVF/NEF & Complete with copy service papers that confirm all of the above including the recipients change of service number.
QSA 1899-1902 with clasps for Belmont, Modder River, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill & Belfast, KSA 1901-1902 with clasps for South Africa 1901 & South Africa 1902
GVF or better with minor contact marks in the obverse field on both medals & complete with medal roll details.
It is of interest that this pair was sold by Spinks in July of 1945 for £1
A very nice three generation family group to the Hicks family of St.Ives, Cornwall
1) 1914-15 trio & GVR RNR LS&GC
William Hicks was born 21-1-1880 in St.Ives & joined the RNR in 1904. During WW1 he served onboard HMS Diana & HMS Vivid along with other small fishing boats & trawlers.
2) 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star with France and Germany clasp, Africa Star, Burma Star with Pacific clasp, 1939-45 War medal & GVIR 2nd type RN LS&GC
Hms Orion was one of the ships involved in the Corfu incident in 1946 which is considered to be one of the first actions of the cold war.
3) Mint cased EIIR 2nd Type I.S.M
The recipient was awarded his ISM in the London gazette 9-4-1991 for his services as a professional & technology officer with the M.O.D
Group one is EF/MINT with copy service papers, Group two is GVF or better & is mounted as worn. whilst the ISM is mint cased & comes complete with London gazette details.
IGS 1895 with clasps for Punjab frontier 1897-98 & Tirah 1897-98, QSA 1899-1902 with clasps for Orange free state, Transvaal & South Africa 1902 along with the same recipients WW1 pair
To- 4996.PTE.G.FIGG.1ST.BN.R.SUSSEX.R on the two victorian medals & 22945.CPL.G.FIGG.RE on the WW1 pair.
Complete with medal roll & MIC details
George Figg first served overseas in WW1 with the Royal Engineers but went on to serve with the Royal Sussex regiment & the M.G.C
GVF/NEF & mounted as worn
1914-15 Trio & EVII RN LS&GC
Arthur Barrows from Islington, London was born 23-1-1876 and enlisted in to the Plymouth division of the R.M.L.I in 1895.He was was awarded his LS&GC in 1910.He transferred to the RFR in 1919 & took his final discharge in 1926
NEF/GVF & complete with copy service papers
A scarce pair of medals consisting of the GVIR 2nd type GSM 1918-1962 with Malaya clasp & the GVR RAF LS&GC
To- W/O.J.E.POTTER.(327763) RAF (on the GSM)
& 327763.CPL.J.E.POTTER.RAF (on the LS&GC)
The recipient was awarded his LS&GC 24-2-1937
QSA 1899-1902 with clasps for CAPE COLONY & ORANGE FREE STATE. With the same recipients EVII Army LS&GC
(on the QSA)
(on the LS&GC)
James Marsden from Ashton under Lyne joined the Manchester regiment in 1890 & served in South Africa from 16-3-1900 to 23-6-1900 when he was invalided home. He transferred to the Middlesex regiment in 1906 & took his discharge in Hong Kong in 1908 before returning home to his wife & family home in Stockport
GVF/NEF & complete with copy service papers
WW1 British war medal & GV 1st type IGS 1908 with Afghanistan NWF 1919 clasp To-
1034.SEPOY.SHER.GUL.1ST.BN.CORPS OF GUIDES
1st BN on the IGS
GVF with small official correction to the btn number on the IGS
Mint boxed WW2 war medal & GVIR 1st type GSM 1918-1962 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp
The recipient was a native of Kilburn, London
NEF & complete with medal roll details for the GSM
QSA 1899-1902 with clasps for, RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY, PAARDEBERG, DRIEFONTEIN, JOHANNESBURG, KSA 1901-1902 with clasps for SOUTH AFRICA 1901 & SOUTH AFRICA 1902 & the same recipients 1914 MONS STAR TRIO
Norman Ross first landed in FRANCE 17-8-1914
GVF/VF lightly polished & complete with MIC & medal roll details.
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