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Victorian volunteer force long service medal. Engraved in the correct period style to,
Mounted as worn from the original presentation pin
Minor ek to the rim otherwise NEF
WW2 France & Germany clasp for the Atlantic or Air crew europe star.
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
Mint boxed WW1 pair & memorial plaque with original framed memorial scroll along with a very nice selection of original documents & a photograph of the recipient in uniform to, M.25304.A.CROOK.AR.CR.RN
Armourers crew Alfred Crook was born in Wigan 15-6-1898 & joined the RN in March of 1917. He died of disease 25-6-1918 on HMS Thunderer age 20
He was the late son of Robert & Mary Crook of 437 Liverpool road, Platt bridge, Wigan
A truly superb lot in NEF or better condition and complete with both copy service papers & CWGC details.
WW1 Pair, WW2 Defence medal, 1953 Coronation medal & GVR coinage head special constabulary faithful service medal with extra long service bars dated 1941, 1944 & 1953
To,65756.2.AM.J.M.BROOKS.R.A.F (on the pair)
& simply JOHN.M.BROOKS (on the specials medal)
Complete with the original forwarding envelope for the 3rd long service clasp as sent to divisional commandant.J.M.BROOKS.Matlock.Divsion.
The recipient was a auctioneers clerk from Sheffield when he joined the RFC in August 1916. He served overseas with 27sqn from 1917 & served as a motor cyclist & petrol driver.
EF/NEF mounted as worn & complete with copy RAF service papers.
1914-15 Trio with boxes of issue, mint silk medal ribbons & the original condolence slip
Albert George Glover Maskell was serving on the HMS Duke of Albany whilst the ship was being used as a armed boarding steamship. He was KIA when the ship was sunk by a german submarine 20 miles east of the Skerries.
He was 45 years of age at the time of his death and is commemorated on the Plymouth naval memorial. He is listed by the C.W.G.C as the late son of George & Matilda Victoria Maskell & the late husband of Rachel Agnes Maskell of 122 Victoria street, Fleetwoood, lancs.
Complete with details from the C.W.G.C & the dictionary of disasters at sea during the age of steam.
A very interesting WW1 pair & mercantile marine war medal to,169515.GNR.F.J.CLARK.RA (on the pair)
& FREDERICK.J.CLARK (on the mercantile marine)
32 year old Frederick.J.Clark was serving with the mercantile marine as a able seam onboard the SS.wega when the ship was sunk by a german submarine 14-6-1917. He was 32 years of age when he died and is commemorated on the Tower hill memorial. He is recorded by the C.W.G.C as the late 32 year old son of the late James & Eliza Clark & the late husband of Anne Clark (nee Villa) of 30 Edward street, South Shields.The C.W.G.C also state that he was born in London & the Mercantile marine records state that he was born in Pimlico & lived at Victoria docks. They also state that his British war & victory medals were issued by the army
Complete with basic research details & medal roll details
NEF or better and a scarce combination to a fatal casualty.
1914-15 TRIO To, 17507.PTE.H.H.DOBSON.NORTH'D.FUS
Harry Horace Dobson died of wounds in France & Flanders 13-10-1918 serving with the 2nd battalion of the Northumberland fusiliers. He was both born & enlisted in Sheffield and had first landed in France
He is buried in the Roisel communal cemetery extension.
Complete with MIC details and details from both S.D.G.W & the C.W.G.C
GVIR 1st type GSM 1918-1962 with Palestine clasp, 1939-45 star, Africa star, Defence medal, 1939-45 war medal with box of issue & forwarding slip
The recipient was commissioned in 1940 & has had all of his WW2 campaign medals named at his own expense to, 128581.MAJOR &QM.W.A.WIGHT.RAMC
The box of issue for the recipients WW2 campaign medal is addressed to him in Glasgow
WW1 Bronze British war medal as issued to native non-combatant recipients
Complete with medal index card details that state Erotocritos Costandinou was no-4533 muleteer with the Macedonian mule corps
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