Four: 1914/15 Star, British War, Victory Medal and L. S. G. C. Medal (GV) all correctly impressed to 799 DVR. P. CROSBY. R.F.A. (722971 on long service medal).
Note: Medal index confirms Peter Crosby’s medal entitlement with his embarkation date listed as the 1st October 1915 serving in the Royal Field Artillery. Also served under regimental number 697061.
In 1933 recipient was issued a second issue of first world war service medals due to his original set being lost in transit.
Three: Private A. Sands, East Surrey Regiment 1914-15 Star (2019. Pte. A. Sands. E. Surr. R.); British War and Victory Medals (2019 Pte. A. Sands. E. Surr. R.)
Note: Arthur Sands attested for the East Surrey Regiment, and served with them during the Great War on the Western Front from 1 April 1915.
Good very fine $195
Three: British War medal, Victory medal and Territorial War Medal. Medals impressed to 2328 PTE F. WENHAM R.A.M.C.
Royal Army Medical Corps (Territorials) attested Maidstone 10th August 1914; served India 29th October 1914 to 17th May 1918; South Africa 18 May 1918 to 29 January 1919; demobilized 17 April 1919.
Note: Medal card shows Frank Wenham as serving as number 493235 as well.
Three: 1914-15 Star (11784 Pte. J. Briggs. Shrops: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (11784 Pte. J. Briggs. Shrops. L.I.)
Private J. Briggs, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Four: Defence Medal, War Medal, GSM clasp Malaya & RAF LSGC 535339 F. SGT D OGDEN RAF. First two un-named as issued, last two correctly R.A.F. style engraving.
Good VF $285
Five: Defence Medal, War Medal, GSM Malaya & Cyprus, Korea pair 22773764 Pte GR Evans Welch (Cpl on GSM).
Very fine or better $990
Three: 1914-15 Star (Pte. T. E. J. Johnson 87th Infantry); British War and bilingual Victory Medals (Cpl T. E. Johnson. 7th S.A.I.)
Corporal T. E. Johnson, South African Infantry
Pair: War Medal 1939-45; Africa Service Medal, both officially impressed ‘329223 T. G. Johnson’,
T. G. Johnson, South African Forces
Both Groups VF $250
Single: General Service Medal 1918-62 (EIIR), 1 clasp “Malaya” impressed to 22409281 CPL L. MELSOME R. A. M. C.
GD VF $165
P70. Pair: NGS 1915 one clasp “Near East” (AB RN) & Naval LSGC EIIR. JX889669 Petty Officer L. A. Whyman HMS Heron.
Near EF $475
Single: GSM (QE11) One Clasp; "CYPRUS" 2303751 PTE. J. SOUDEN. GORDONS.
Note: Autumn1955, 1st Battalion of the Gordon Highlanders was on leave in the United Kingdom. They were recalled with 48 hours’ notice and were the first British Army Unit since 1945 to fly out to an Emergency.
The Gordon’s two main aims were to improve security and to obtain information.
In November 1955 were widespread attacks throughout the island including the use of bombs and an official State of Emergency was declared