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1914-15 Trio To- SR-7977.PTE.J.CROXFORD.R.FUS
James Croxford first landed in France 9-2-1915 & was sadly killed in action in France & Flanders 3-5-1915 during the battle of St.Julien.Whilst serving with the 3rd battalion Royal Fusiliers.He was born in Hoxton & enlisted in Finsbury.He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Menin gate at Ypres.
The recipients 1914-15 star is named with the incorrect initial A as opposed to J but this is confirmed on the recipients M.I.C
NEF & complete with MIC details along with details from SDGW & the C.W.G.C
1914 Star trio To- S-6976.PTE.A.J.HULL.MIDDX.R
Albert John Hull first landed in France 7-11-1914 & sadly died of wounds at home 15-6-1915 serving with E-Company of the 2nd battalion
He was born & enlisted in Tottenham, Middlesex & was 20 years of age at the time of his death.
He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery & is recorded by the CWGC as the late son of Mr & Mrs Hull of 80 Shelbourne road, Park Lane, Tottenham, London
EF & complete with MIC details along with detals from both SDGW & the CWGC
1914 Star trio with slide on August to November clasp
Queen Victoria's Rifles
Reginal.H.Yates first landed in France 4-11-1914 & was wounded in the right Shoulder at Ypres in April 1915. He returned to the UK and was in Dundee war hospital from 11-5-1915 to 3-7-1915. He transferred to the Labour Corps 28-7-1917 & was discharged at the wars end.
He did not claim the clasp to his 1914 star but simply purchased a period slide on example
NEF & complete with MIC & casualty roll details.
1914-15 Trio & GVIR 1st type special constabulary faithful service medal
Guy.S.Smith first landed in Egypt 10-8-1915 and later went on to serve with the Corps of Hussars with service number 275668 prior to his demobilization 10-3-1919
NEF & complete with MIC details
WW1 Pair & mint boxed WW2 Defence medal
Henry.J.Pearmain served with the 19th battalion of the London regiment. The St.Pancras Rifles. He served in one of the many uniformed civilian organisations in WW2 & was awarded the Defence medal for his services. This was sent to his home address in Leyton, London & the reverse of the issue box states that is was issued by the Defence medal central index.
NEF/GVF & complete with MIC details
WW1 Pair & Memorial plaque with original box of issue & postal envelope for the medals. Along with the original memorial scroll in its issue tube complete with both ends & the Buckingham palace forwarding letter.
William Hirst was K.I.A F&F 23-10-1916 serving with 23rd company of the M.G.C Infantry.
He was born in Dungworth, Sheffield & enlisted in Sheffield whilst living in Dungworth.He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Theipval memorial. He was a former member of the W.York.R with service number 11554 but his medals are named to him as M.G.C
EF/MINT & complete with copy service papers, M.I.C details & details from both the C.W.G.C & S.D.G.W
WW1 MM & bar & pair To-
Percy Dolman enlisted in to the Gordon Highlanders
6-5-1915 & was wounded & invalided home in June 1917. He returned to France in August 1918 & was badly gassed. He was awarded his MM in the London gazette 16-7-1918 whilst serving with the 1st battalion & this was followed by the award of the bar to the MM in the London Gazette 11-2-1919. He was sadly killed in action in France & Flanders 1-10-18.
He was a resident of Burton on Trent & is buried in Ribecourt railway cemetery.He is recorded by the CWGC as the late son of George & Mary.J.Dolman of 71 High Bank road, Ashby Road, Winshill, Burton on Trent.
He has a superb & lengthy entry in De Ruvignys roll of honour which includes the fact that he was awarded his MM for leading his men on an attack which had resisted attacks of another battalion during the whole day.In the evening the company to which the recipient belonged was ordered to attack it and it was largely due to his gallantry that the attack was successful. It is thought that this was the action for which he was awarded the bar to his MM as in the entry from De Ruvigny the copy letter from the recipients commanding officer states that he had already been awarded the MM prior to this date.
EF/NEF with original condolence slip for the medals & letter of award.Along with MIC & medal roll details, CWGC details, London Gazette details & details from S.D.G.W. A truly superb & indeed rare MM & bar group to a KIA recipient with a roll of honour entry in De Ruvigny.
East & West Africa 1887-1900 with Benin 1897 clasp, 1914-15 trio & EVII RN LS&GC
To- H.B.JACKET.AB.HMS.PHOBE (E&W Africa)
155888.H.B.JACKETS.PO.1 / CPO.RN (Trio)
Hector Baskerville Jackets was born in Plymouth in 1874 & joined the Royal Navy in 1892. He served onboard HMS Phobe at Benin and spent most of the great war onboard HMS Commonwealth ,HMS Valiant & HMS Vivid. He was awarded his LS&GC in 1909 whilst serving onboard HMS Vivid.
GVF or better & mounted as worn. Complete with copy service papers & medal roll details.
1914-15 Trio & Memorial Plaque
Harry Pogson enlisted 7-9-1914 & first landed in France 15-4-1915 serving with the 1/7th battalion. He was wounded by a shell splinter to the finger 9-8-15 & was again wounded by a gas shell 19-12-1915 & sadly died in hospital the same day. He lived in Huddersfield and enlisted in Milnsbridge.He is buried in Baird cottage cemetery in Flanders
GVF or better & complete with copy service papers, MIC details & details from both The CWGC & SDGW
1914-15 Trio To- 21075.PTE.J.BALMER.YORK.R
John Balmer first landed in France 13-7-1915 serving with the 7th service battalion of the Yorkshire regiment (Green Howards). He was sadly killed in action in France & Flanders 2-4-1917 serving with the 2nd battalion. He was born in Candlish Park, Northumberland & enlisted at Wareham whilst living in Gateshead. He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Arras memorial.The CWGC state that he was the Son of the late Fredrick and Mary Ann Balmer, of 13, Morrison St., Gateshead-on-Tyne. His brothers George H and James also fell.
GVF or better & complete with MIC details along with details from both SDGW & the CWGC
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