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A Fine Collection of Awards to the

Schätzpreis: 240 £ - 280 £
ca. 380 $ - 444 $
Zuschlagspreis:  200 £
ca. 317 $
Los-Nr. 511, Aufrufe: 9

A Fine Collection of Awards to the Canadian Forces Four: Gunner W. T. Newnham, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, late South African Constabulary Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (9081 Tpr. W. T. Newnham, S.A.C.), last clasps loose on riband; 1914-15 Star (85406 Gnr. W. T. Newnham, R. Can. H. Art.); British War and Victory Medals (85406 Gnr. W. T. Newnham, R.C.H.A.), together with a Premier Mine Football Board Medal 1910, the reverse inscribed, ‘Mines WN W. Newnham’, 26mm., 9ct. gold and enamel, 5.42g., hallmarks for Birmingham 1909, and a Society of Miniature Rifle Clubs Cross, silver and enamel, hallmarks for Birmingham 1909, and Society of Miniature Rifle Clubs Bell Medal, 38mm., bronze, these last two unnamed, good very fine and better (7) £240-280 Footnote William Thomas Newnham was born on the Isle of Wight on 26 December 1881. Having then served for six years with the South African Constabulary and seen action in the Boer War, he emigrated to Canada, where he was employed as a Saddler. Enlisting in the 6th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery, at Kingston, Ontario, in December 1914, he was transferred to the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery and proceeded to France in July 1915. Returning to England with a fractured right tibia, having fallen from a horse, in April 1916, he was discharged as unfit for service in January 1917; sold with copied service papers.

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Dix Noonan Webb
Titel: Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (19 & 20 September 2013)
Auktionsdatum: 19.09.2013 - 20.09.2013
Adresse: Dix Noonan Webb
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Großbritannien und Nordirland
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