Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (3 December 2020)

Dix Noonan Webb
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Großbritannien und Nordirland
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Datum der Auktion: 03.12.2020

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A superb Boer War ‘guerilla operations’ D.S.O., double issue ‘Diamond Hill’ D.C.M. group of five awarded to Colonel R. C. F. Holman, New South Wales Mounted Infantry, a veteran of the Bechuanaland Expedition in 1884, whose bayonet charge into Boer fortifications at Diamond Hill, 12 June 1900, and

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 14.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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The outstanding Second War ‘New Guinea Campaign’ 1945 ‘Long Ridge’ M.C. and 1942 ‘Eora Creek’ D.C.M. pair awarded to Temporary Captain G. E. Cory, 2/3rd Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, who, having been Mentioned in Despatches for his distinguished services with the Anzac forces in the Middle

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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The Crimea Medal awarded to Sergeant John Jones, 11th (Prince Albert’s Own) Hussars, who was killed in the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaklava, 25 October 1854 Crimea 1854-56, 2 clasps, Alma, Balaklava (Sergt. John Jones. 11th Hussars.) officially impressed naming, fitted with Bailey, Coventry

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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The fine campaign group of four awarded to Colonel J. De Vic Tupper, 23rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers, who was severely wounded at the second attack on the Redan, Mentioned in Despatches for gallant conduct at Poonah during the Indian Mutiny, and rewarded with the Brevet of Lieutenant-Colonel for his

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 2.400 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A scarce double-issue Indian Mutiny 1857-59 group of three awarded to Private P. Kelly, 1st Madras Fusiliers India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Pegu (Patk. Kelly 1st Madras Fusrs.); Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 2 clasps, Lucknow, Relief of Lucknow (Patrick Kelly 1st Madras Fusiliers.) clasps fitted

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Kandahar (1963 Pte. E. Tomson. 9th Lancers) good very fine £200-£240 Footnote Edgar Tomson, who served during the Second Afghan War with the 9th Lancers, was present with B Troop at Kandahar, 31 August - 1 September 1880 and is confirmed on the roll as being also

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 240 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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Pair: Private T. Long, 21st Lancers, a member of ‘D’ Squadron who charged at Omdurman, 2 September 1898 Queen’s Sudan 1896-98 (3941 Pte. T. Long 21/Lcrs.); Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum (3941 Pte. T. Long 21st Lcrs) heavy contact marks, good fine and better (2) £2,000-£2,600 Footnote

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 2.600 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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Pair: Private M. Scannell, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Australian Imperial Force, who was on the strength of the Regiment at the time of their cavalry charge at Beersheba, 31 October 1917 and was subsequently wounded during the Es-Salt raid on 4 May 1918 British War and Victory Medals (2378 Pte. M

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 240 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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Family Group: Pair: Private F. J. Douglas, 19th Battalion, Australian Imperial Forces, who was killed in action during the Battle of Mont Saint-Quentin, France, on 31 August 1918 British War and Victory Medals (6543 Pte. F. J. Douglas. 19-Bn. A.I.F.) good very fine Six: Lieutenant H. S. Douglas

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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‘He had prospected for gold, fished for bêche de mer and had then started his own quite prosperous imitation jewellery firm. Called back from the reserve, he was chosen for the expedition because of his intimate knowledge of taking small craft round the archipelagos of the South Seas. He was not in

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 40.000 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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Three: Signaller B. J. Forrest, 2nd Signals Regiment, Royal Australian Corps of Signals Australian Service Medal 1975, 2 clasps, Iraq, Cambodia (230154 B. J. Forrest) impressed naming; U.N. Medal, on UNAMIC riband; U.N. Medal, on UNTAC riband; together with a Meritorious Unit Citation riband bar

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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The mounted group of eight miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant J. Maxwell, V.C., M.C. and Bar, D.C.M., 18th Infantry Battalion, Australian Imperial Force Victoria Cross, reverse of cross privately engraved ‘3 Oct 1918’, year partially corrected, reverse of suspension bar privately engraved

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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The British War Medal awarded to Lieutenant J. Maxwell V.C., M.C. and Bar, D.C.M., 18th Infantry Battalion, Australian Imperial Force British War Medal 1914-20 (Lieut. J. Maxwell. A.I.F.) medal struck on thin flan and therefore possibly a later issue, very fine £800-£1,200 Footnote V.C. London

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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Australia, Commonwealth Military Competitions, Senior Cadets Champion Team 1912-13, 18ct gold, engraved ‘Cadet E. P. Allen. “K” Coy. 36th Battn. 2nd Mil. Dist.’ together with a rare Senior Cadet District Competitions 1913-14 badge, silver, with the motto in blue enamel, reverse engraved ‘Cadet E. P

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.200 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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Australia, Commonwealth Military Competitions, Senior Cadets Brigade Competitions Champion Team Medal (2), silver, inscribed ‘1911-12’, additionally inscribed ‘Cadet J. H. Nowland 41st Battn.’; another, inscribed ‘1912-13’ and ‘Cadet J. Nowland 41st Battn.’; together with a Commonwealth Military

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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The George Cross (exchange E.G.M.) awarded to William Jamieson, European Shift Superintendent of the Ariston Gold Mine at Prestea on the Gold Coast, for his gallantry in saving the lives of six Africans who had been badly gassed in a mining accident on 7 January 1936 George Cross (William Jamieson

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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An important ‘Southern Nigeria’ Knight Bachelor Badge, C.M.G, and Edward VII D.S.O. group of ten awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel Sir H. C. Moorhouse, Royal Artillery, who commanded the ‘Anson’ Battalion R.N.D. in Gallipoli as a temporary Lieutenant-Colonel, Royal Marines, being M.I.D. and made an

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A Knight Bachelor, C.B.E. group of five awarded to Sir William B. Griffiths, a well respected Colonial Judge and Deputy Governor of the Gold Coast, who ‘caught a spy and crushed a cult’ during his illustrious career in the Colonies and with the Special Constabulary during the Great War Knight

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A Great War C.B. group of seven awarded to Brigadier-General G. C. Williams, who served with the 13th Hussars during the Boer War, latterly as Second-in-Command, and was Lieutenant-Colonel commanding the Royal Scots Greys 1903-07 The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion’s

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.200 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A fine C.I.E and U.S.A. Military Order of the Dragon group of nine awarded to Brigadier-General H. R. Stockley, Royal Engineers, who was Assistant Military Secretary to the King during the Delhi Durbar and their Majesties tour of India in 1911-12 The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, C.I.E

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 2.800 £ - 3.200 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A fine post-war ‘Civil Division’ C.B.E., Second War Spitfire and Mustang pilot’s D.F.C. group of six awarded to Flight Lieutenant T. H. E. B. Ashworth, 249 (Gold Coast) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who flew in numerous operational sorties as part of the Balkan Air Force, accounting

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A Great War O.B.E. group of five awarded to Lieutenant-Commander J. H. Thom, Royal Navy The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1919; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1902

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 240 £ - 280 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A fine Great War O.B.E. and Victorian campaign group of ten awarded to Hon. Major and Quarter-Master William Bass, 10th London Regiment, late Royal Field Artillery The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, hallmarked London 1919; Afghanistan

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A Great War O.B.E. group of four awarded to Captain A. C. Rouse, Army Service Corps The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1918, gilding almost entirely all rubbed; 1914-15 Star (Capt. A. C. Rouse. A.S.C

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 240 £ - 280 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A post-War O.B.E. group of five awarded to Captain R. Ramsbotham, Royal Navy, later Home Guard, whose unpublished memoirs covering over 40 years of naval and coastguard service are held by the Imperial War Museum The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 2nd type

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 240 £ - 280 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A Great War M.B.E. group of five awarded to Major T. H. Church, Labour Corps, for his courageous conduct on the occasion of a serious fire whilst Works Manager at an Explosives Factory in 1918 The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 1st type breast badge, silver

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 240 £ - 280 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A Second War M.B.E. group of seven awarded to Chief Steward V. Rapson, Mercantile Marine The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver, in Royal Mint case of issue; British War and Mercantile Marine War Medals (Victor Rapson); 1939-45 Star

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 160 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A Second War ‘Anzio Beachhead’ M.B.E., ‘Salerno’ M.C. group of eight attributed to Lieutenant-Colonel G. R. Shire, Royal Engineers The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; Military Cross, G.VI.R., reverse officially dated 1944; 1939-45

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A post-War M.B.E. group of seven awarded to Lieutenant A. C. G. Street, Royal Navy The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star, 1 clasp, North Africa 1942-43; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 240 £ - 280 £

Datum: 03.12.2020

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A post-War M.B.E. group of nine awarded to Lieutenant-Commander R. W. S. Winn, Royal Navy, who served with the Naval Intelligence Department The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Burma Star

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 03.12.2020