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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.
GV 1st type military medal (MM) & 1914-15 trio
(on the MM)
& 49906.CPL/A-SJT.H.C.ELDRIDGE.R.F.A / R.A
(on the trio)
The recipient was awarded his MM in the London gazette 16-8-1917 for service in France & Flanders
GVF or better & complete with MIC & London gazette details.
QSA 1899-1902 with clasps for, Cape Colony,Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith & Transvaal To- 3705.CPL.S.H.STEWART.RL.IRISH.FUS
NEF & complete with medal roll details
1914 Star trio To- D.BRABBING.B.R.C.S & O.ST.J.J
David Brabbin served as a orderly with Boulogne No-5 unit of the British Red Cross Society & Order of St John of Jerusalem. He first landed in France 28-10-1914 & spent the duration of the war in the same theatre of war.
GVF or better & complete with MIC details
Henry Richardson first landed in France 18-11-1915 serving with the 18th service battalion of the Manchester regiment (Manchester pals)
He was KIA F&F 9-7-1916 & is buried in the Bernafay Wood British Cemetery at Montauban.
He was born in Hulme, Manchester & enlisted in Manchester.
GVF/NEF & complete with MIC details, medal roll details along with details from both S.D.G.W & The C.W.G.C
2003 no clasp Iraq / Op-Telic medal
EF or better with tiny ek to the reverse rim
Mint boxed no clasp 2003 Iraq medal
QSA 1899-1902 with clasps for Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal & South Africa 1901
(The Manchester Imperial Yeomanry)
NEF/GVF & mounted as worn with the original ribbon from a silver ribbon buckle & complete with medal roll details.
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