Crimea & Indian Campaign group of five to Private P. Thompson, 71st Highland Light Infantry
Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (P. Thompson. 71st Regt.) officially impressed naming; Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Central India (Peter Thompson, 71st Highd. L.I.); India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Umbeyla (3473. P. Thompson. H.M.s 71st Regt.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 3rd issue, small letter reverse (3473 P Thompson 71st Regt.); Turkish Crimea 1855, Sardinian issue (No. 3473 Peter Thompson 71 Hd Lt. Infy) last plugged with contemporary clip and ring suspension, mounted for display.
Peter Thompson was born in Preston Pans, Scotland, in 1840. He was a Miner prior to attesting for the 71st Regiment at Edinburgh, in May 1852. He served with the Regiment during the Crimean campaign, and in India, and was discharged 24 June 1873, having served 21 years and 41 days with the Colours.
Contact marks overall from being worn, generally nearly VF $3,585
P117 Group of five: Military Cross G.V.R, 1914-15 Star (E 397 PTE), British War & Victory Medals to Lieut. R. K. Kellar 13 BN Royal Fus. With Special Constabulary Medal G.V.R. (Sub. Inspector).
London Gazette Military Cross Publication Date 29th Nov 1918. Supplement 31043 page 14248 2nd Dec 1918.
For conspicuous gallantry and initiative in an attack. He directed the fire of his trench mortars into a nest of machine guns which were checking the advance of the Infantry.
He the rushed forward armed with a revolver and by his coolness and courage caused the enemy to surrender, thereby capturing TWO MACHINE GUNS AND FORTY-TWO PRISONERS.
P106 Single: India General Service Medal 1895 One Clasp “Punjab Frontier 1897-98” 92074 Driver G. H. Millington, RHA.
Suspension a little slack otherwise Gd VF $325
P107 Single: India General Service Medal 1895 One Clasp “Punjab Frontier 1897-98” Gurkha, 2nd Bn 1st Gurkha Rifles.
Suspension slack. Near VF $250
P108 Single: India General Service Medal 1895 One Clasp “Relief of Chitral” 4588 Pte. W. Ogilvie, 2nd Bn Seaforth Hdrs.
Near EF $420
P109 Single: China 1900 one clasp “Relief of Pekin” 5339 Pte. W. Williams, and Royal Welsh Fus. Impressed, the only British Infantry regiment to qualify for this clasp.
P111 Single: IGS 1908 three clasps. “Afghan NWF 1919, Waz 1919-21, Waz 1921-24” 4957 Sepoy, 36 Sikhs.
P115 Single: Africa General Service 1902 One clasp “Kenya” 22957551 Fus. A. Howard, R.N.F.
P116 Single: GSM 1918-62 one clasp “Bomb & Mine Clearance 1945-49” 22048751 Spr. F. Flint, R.E.
P97 Single. GSM 1918 G.V.R. one clasp “IRAQ”, 98016 Pte. P. Connolly, North’d Fus.
Near EF $275
P100 Single. CSM 1962 one clasp “NORTHERN IRELAND”, 24302278 Pte. G. R. Mansell, Glosters.
Near EF $195
P101 Single. GSM 1918 G.VI.R. two clasps “PALESTINE 1945-48 MALAYA”, 2626306 GDMN. R. Griffiths, GREN. GDS.
Near EF $285
P103 Pair. CSM 1962 one clasp “MALAY PENINSULAR”, A4004803 CPL G. R. Maxwell R.A.F., RAF LSGC E.II.R. with identical details.
Near EF $385
P104 Single IGS 1908 one clasp “WAZIRISTAN 1918-21”, 5765540 Pte. A. B. Walpole, NORF.R.
Gd VF $175
P105 Single IGS 1908 one clasp “BURMA 1930-32”, 6279243 Pte. H. A. Spice, The BUFFS.
Gd VF $285
P81 Trio: 1914/15 star, British War and Victory Medal all correctly impressed to 982 PTE T. H. M. SULLIVAN 21/BN A.I.F.
EMB: 10th May 1915 (21st Bn)
Thomas Hugh Michael Sullivan Joined unit on Gallipoli 29th August 1915
WIA: 4th October 1917 “Shrapnel Wound right arm” France.
2nd WIA: 1st September 1918 Shell Wound Right shoulder, France.
Transferred to the 24th Battalion just prior to returning to Australia
RTA: 29th May 1919
P82 Trio: 1914/15 star, British War and Victory Medal all correctly impressed to 840 PTE R. McG. EADIE 21/BN A.I.F.
Previous Service stated as “3 years 17th A. L. H.”
Robert McGilivray Eadie enlisted on the 3rd of December 1914 as number 840 with the 21st Bn before transferring to the 5th (followed by the 8th) Field Coy as number 4409 on the 5th of August 1915. Posting noted as a result of a cable from General Birdwood.
After serving 707 days overseas in both Gallipoli and France Private Eadie returned to Australia due to “Progressive Myopia in both eyes” on the 13th of February 1917 for eventual discharge.
Note: Middle name also referenced as Mcintyre.
P83 Trio: 1914/15 star, British War and Victory Medal all correctly impressed to 94 PTE (SGT ON PAIR) D. M. JORDAN 22/BN A.I.F.
Previous service stated as “16 months 5th Vic Mounted Rifles South Africa
Donald Morrisson Jordan embarked on the 16th of March 1915 with the 22nd Battalion arriving at Gallipoli on the 30th August 1915
Admitted to Armourers School on the 2nd of June 1917 resulting in promotion to Armourer Sergeant.
Accidently injured “Nose” 21st of October 1917 (France)
RTA:6th of June 1918
P84 Trio: 1914/15 star, British War and Victory Medal all correctly impressed to 228 SJT (LIEUT. ON PAIR) A. F. ROACH 23BN A.I.F.
Arthur Frank Roach lists his previous service as serving with the 49th Senior cadets (3 years) and the 51st Infantry Citizens Force (1 year) Still Serving.
EMB: 8th May 1915 rank of Seargeant (A Coy 23rd Bn) arriving at Gallipoli on the 30th August 1915
Promoted 2nd Lieutenant 8th December 1915 (Whilst serving on Lone Pine, Gallipoli)
Made Rly Transport Officer prior to getting posted to Australian Headquarters Cairo as Staff Officer (Personel File shows final rank as Captain).
RTA: 26th July 1919
P85 Trio: 1914/15 star, British War and Victory Medal all correctly impressed to 198 PTE H. G. McLEAN 23/BN
Comes with ANZAC Medallion Lapel correctly engraved 'H. G, McLean", RSL Badge and Services Rendered Badge (No. A22423)
EMB: 8th May 1915 (A Coy 23rd Bn) arriving at Gallipoli 29th August 1915
Hector George Mclean left Gallipoli for hospital, Malta on the 3rd of December 1915 “septic right hand”
WIA: 4th August 1916 “Bullet Wound Head and Right Buttock” France. Listed as “seriously Ill” on the 8th August
RTA: 7th February 1919 for discharge as medically unfit, “Right Eye”.
Note: Victory Medal was returned on the 10th of May 1923 only to be issued directly to Hector two weeks later on the 25th.