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A 4 Mounted Boer War and WW1 to - 3-8905 Private H. HEBBURN,

West Yorkshire Regiment, as : QSA no bar (3857 L-Cpl), plus WW1

1914/15 trio. With a file of copied papers, confirming entitlements. GVF+ £200

B 2 Boer War pair to 5837 Private J. WALLACE, 2 / Northumberland Fusiliers,

as - QSA / 3 bars : CC, OFS, Tr and KSA / 2 bars : SA1901, SA1902.

With paperwork confirming bars and noting QSA no. as 7279. GVF/+ £210

C 2 Boer War pair to 6808 Private J. BOUSFIELD, 1 / D.L.I., as - QSA / 3 bars:

CC, OFS, Tr and KSA / 2 bars : SA1901, SA1902. Plus papers. GVF £210

D 3 WW1 Meritorious Service Medal trio to WR-10379 A/Corporal

W.R. BASKET, E.E.S., Royal Engineers, as : WW1 pair plus MSM

No further details as to the LG reference for his MSM, but the pair is named

to him as : 3751 A/Cpl W R Basket, 5th London. £260

E 4 WW1 court-mounted MSM group to - W.O. Class 2 John G. BUTCHER,

Royal Engineers, as : WW1 British War medal (his only entitlement),

- 17615 S/Sjt, WW2 Defence medal, Army LS/GC medal Geo V and

Meritorious Service medal, Geo VI. (Both of the last 2, as WO Cl.2

1852249). With copied papers, confirming entitlements. EF/+ £290

F 6 Mounted OBE and WW1/WW2 group to Commander E.L. HILL, Royal Navy,

as : OBE (LG 1959 as Head of Civil Affairs at Sea Cadet HQ), WW1

1914/15 trio, plus WW2 Defence and War medals. Together with a large

file of papers. Eustace Leonard Hill was born in 1895, and was one of the

first class of cadets to join the RN direct from public schools under the

Special Entry scheme. (Star MID EL Hill, RN, Pair Lieut.) RIP 1984. EF £350

G 5+1 WW2 Court-mounted group to Lieutenant-Colonel W.N. DEVONSHIRE,

East Lancashire Regt., as : OBE, military with 1939/45 star, Burma star,

Defence & War medals (this last with MiD oak-leaf.) With hallmkd silver medallet

(Mappin&Webb) 1874-1974 named to him from Imperial Continental

Gas Association. With a file of copied papers, confirming entitlements.

William Nagle Devonshire received his MiD on 5 April 1945 as Temporary

Major for "Gallant & Distinguished services in Burma & on the Eastern

Frontier of India". LG for his OBE was on 17 January 1946 - this citation

reads " ... Services performed at Comilla & Central Burma". Much original

paperwork, documents and a b/w photo of him at the time in uniform. £300

H 4 Mounted WW1/WW2 group to - 2nd Lieutenant William COWPER, RGA, as -

1914 Mons star, set copy Mons clasp, BWM and Victory medal, plus WW2

Defence medal. Star is named 31974 Corporal, RFA (28th). With copy

of his MiC, and a file of copied papers. Wounded : GSW - gun-shot wound

on 9th July 1915 in the leg. (MiC notes address on 12.11.1938 as 52, Defoe

Crescent, Colchester.). EF/AEF £185

J 3 WW1 Casualty group to - 10991 Private James JACKSON, 4th Battn,

Liverpool regiment, as : WW1 pair and plaque. KiA 15th June 1915,

having gone out to France on 4th March. Commemorated on the Le Touret

Memorial. (Also entitled to a 1914/15 star). GVF £195

K 4 WW1 Casualty group to - 8313 Private Edward Henry WILLMOTT, 10th

Royal Warwickshire Regt., as : 1914/15 trio, plus Memorial Plaque.

He died of his wounds on 27th March 1918, F & F. Medals all have

"Willmot", and plaque reads "Edward Harold" !! GVF £265

L 2+3+ FAMILY medals to the HERBERT family, father and son.

Father : D.A. Herbert, a high-ranking Buffalo member, with two cased

medals - 1934 dated Services Rendered medal (no 256) for the Duchy of

Cornwall Lodge 205, and Founder's Jewel 1935 for the Duke of Kent

Lodge (no 272). Both these are hallmarked silver and gilt, the latter one with

raised buffalo's head & 2 ruby eyes, surrounded by 22 "Best Paris Brilliants".

Plus a b/w photo of him in 'uniform'.

Son : WW2 Casualty 7363752 Private David James Herbert, RAMC, as

1939/45 star, Africa star and War medal. KiA on 14th November 1942

and buried in El Alamein cemetery (on the Memorial, column 82).

With his condolence medal award slip and box of issue, sent to his

mother (?) Mrs B. Herbert at 2, Camlan Road, Bromley, Kent. £130

M 3+4+ FAMILY medals to the COOK family, father and son.

Father : WW1 Mons bar trio to 990 Private Alfred Ernest Cook,

Northumberland Fusiliers. (Later M.F.P.), together with his matching

ribbon bar (& rosette)

Son : WW2 group of 4, as 1939/45 star, Italy star, Defence & War medals,

to A. Cook, Queen's Bays (Calvalry). With a photo of him in uniform,

dated 1943 on back, and the box of issue, addressed to him at

76, Midleton Rd, Guildford. Plus copies of censuses, confirming dates

of birth, marriage, dwellings and address for both. £200

N 1+2+3+3 Medals and medallions to three generations of the ROSHER family, as:

Large public school silver award medal, named on reverse to Frederick

Rosher, 1st April, 1851. (48 mm, set top loop)

Gilt and silver prize medals awarded to F. Rosher & Co., dated 1892 and

1893, as : AE gilt 42mm medal from International Horticultural Exhibition

London 1892, Group H, Silver 42mm medal from Gardening & Forestry

Exhibition, london 1893, Group 14.

WW2 group of 3 medals, attributed to Michael Rosher, of Coonbeswell,

Haslemere, Surrey, as : 1939/45 star, Atlantic star / bar F & G, and War

medal, with the award slip and box of issue.

Three life-saving medals, awarded to the later Mrs Rosher, but named to her

as S. Nicoll, or S.M. Nicoll. Sheila Nicoll married Michael, above. £175

P 4+1 Family medals to the COLE family, father and son, as :

Father - WW1 Victory medal, as 61159 Private 1 S.E. Cole, RAF,

(Family trying to locate his BWM and further info/photos).

Son - WW2 as 1939/45 star, F&G star, Defence and War medals, to Samuel

John Cole, MX 505499, Royal Navy. These 4 are mint, with their greaseproof

wrappers, and box of issue. (SJJ Cole, 17, Nelson Rd, Gillingham) £60

Q 5+ Mounted WW1/WW2 group, to 5345 Sergeant George Henry PATEMAN,

Coldstream Guards, as - 1914 Mons bar trio, (Star L/Sgt), with WW2

Defence medal and Army LS/GC medal, Geo V. Plus a file of copied papers

confirming entitlements, MiC notes qualifying date 12/8/1914. Together

with a leather business card wallet, with silver plate "Presented to Mr. G

Pateman by the Walsall LDV & HG 1940-44. Medals mint lustrous. £275

R 4 Court-mounted WW1/WW2 group to - 13802 Guardsman E.P. WESTALL,

3 / Coldstream Guards, as : 1914/15 trio plus WW2 Defence medal.

Edward Percy Westall was wounded twice (GSW in left arm the second

time, after which he went missing; a PoW on 13/4/1918. With file of copied

papers, confirming everything. GVF £110

S 5+ WW1/WW2 group to 408593 Acting-Sergeant E.L. BURDEN, Canadian

Engineers, as : WW1 pair, plus WW2 silver Defence and War medals and

silver Canada Voluntary Service medal. (Last 3 medals unnamed as issued)

Together with C.E. cap-badge. GVF/+ £130

T 4+ WW1/WW2 group to WR-204205 Sapper Rowland F. WHITEHEAD,

Royal Engineers, as - WW1 pair, plus WW2 Defence medal and Special

Constabulary LS medal (Geo VI IndImp) - with box of issue for last : 3730

West Riding. He was a miner at the Rothwell Haigh Pit, near Leeds, and

lived at 27, 4th Avenue, Rothwell. Plus file of copied papers GVF+

He died during the war, RIP 23rd December 1944. £75

V 3 WW1/WW2 mounted trio to 102833 Private 1 Emanuel SELMAN, RAF,

as : WW1 pair, plus WW2 Defence medal. (His father was a Russian jew,

Abraham Emanuel Selman). He was in the RFC first, noted as a sailmaker

from 6/9/1917, but with the RAF from 1/4/1918. Served as an Ambulance

driver in WW2, and a taxi-driver thereafter. Lived in Hackney, E.London £68

W 4 WW2 and later Court-mounted RAF group to 532847 Flight-Sergeant

W.B. HILL, RAF, as : Defence and War medals, plus GSM / bar Malaya

(George VI) and RAF LS/GC medal EIIR. ('B' of initial officially corrected

on the LS medal. EF, bright. £110

X 3+ WW2 Canadian Casualty to L.54695 Craftsman John Dietrich LOEWEN,

Canada REME, as - Court-mounted WW2 pair of Canada medal for

Voluntary Service and the War medal, both unnamed as issued, plus WW2

Canadian Memorial Cross, with full-length purple ribbon, its case of issue

& award card slip. He drowned on 7th july, 1944. Born in Russia, he moved

to Saskatchewan, USA with his parents. Plus copied papers. EF £185

Y 5 WW2 court-mounted group to D/MX 67573 Stoker/Petty Officer

G.N. CLAXTON, Royal Navy, as : 1939/45 star, Atlantic star, Italy

star, War medal and Naval GSM / bar Palestine 1945-48.

Re-mounted with new ribbons (no reverse pin). GVF/+ £160

Z 7 WW2 group, attributed to 922656 Gunner W.A.G. WOODLEY, RA, as :

1939/45 star, Italy star, F&G star, Defence & War medals plus Territorial

Efficiency medal Geo VI (Indiae Imp). With his 1940 Dunkirk medal.

WW2 medals come with the award slip, and his Dunkirk medal has its

award slip, named "William Woodley, no. 60388". AEF £165

A1 6++ WW2 Court-mounted group, presented in a glazed frame, attributed to

S/260930 Corporal W. WYNNE, 334 Coy, RASC, as : 1939/45 star,

Africa star / bar 8th Army, Italy star, F & G star, Defence and War medals -

Together with another large framed glazed plate, commemorating 50th

anniversaray of the Battle of El Alamein 1942-1992, by the 8th Army Vets.

Assoc'n, picturing all 18 formation cloth badges of the divisions and

brigades who took part. Plus W.Wynne's invitation (him & his wife) to

attend the Westminster Abbey Service of Thanksgiving on 14/10/1992. £140

B1 5 Mounted group to 1870782 Sapper F.H. COWDREY, RE, as -

GSM / bar Palestine, plus WW2 medals, : 1939/45 star, F&G star,

Defence and War medals. Copied papers indicate that he was with 1st AA,

RE, ie Anti-Aircraft battalion, RE, which later became 1st Searchlight

Regiment, RA, seeing action at Calais/Dunkirk and NWE. GVF £150

C1 4++ WW2 Court-mounted group to Lt-Colonel John Kenneth OWENS, RASC,

as : 1939/45 star, Burma star, Defence medal, War medal / set MiD oak-leaf.

Lt-Col Owens was also awarded the CBE (LG 11/6/1977) as Director

National Council of Social service. He was awarded the MiD oak-leaf twice

(LG - 9/5/1946, and 19/9/1946) and we have all the original documentation

and letters announcing these - ("in recognition of Gallant & Distinguished

services in Burma". Plus ribbon bars, shoulder pips, photos of him in

uniform, award letters, etc. From Llanvair, Abergavenny. EF £180

D1 2 Mounted WW2 unattributable pair, as - War medal plus Efficiency Decoration,

EIIR, dated 1959 on reverse, top bar Territorial. Ribbons a little tired. £95

E1 4 WW2 mounted group, attributed to Stan PRATT, Army, as : 1939/45 star,

F & G star, Defence & War medals. (Last 2 medals mounted b-2-f) AEF £37

F1 2+ WW2 Defence and War medals, attributed to 1468700 AC1 W.H. HARVEY,

RAF. Together with his RAF station pass for BURN (4286 Flight),

validated for Jan to May of 1943. EF £25

WW2 mounted group to 2073739 Private H. MASSEY, Royal Scots, as:

1939/45 star, F & G star, Defence and War medals, plus Territorial Efficiency

medal / bar Territorial, Geo VI. Defence and War medals are mounted

back-to-front ! With matching set of mounted miniatures (same mounting

error !). Plus WW2 medals award slip and letter from Infantry Records

in Perth, 1949, addressed to him at 13, Yorkton Street, London E2. AEF £120

H1 4++ Court-mounted WW2 group to 5043873 Corporal Austin PURVIS, Corps

of Military Police (later 2nd N. Staffs Regt), as - 1939/45 star, Defence

and War medals, plus his Dunkirk 1940 medal. Comes with a plethora

of original documents, photos etc, including his Soldier's Service & Pay

book, two copies of his Regular Army Certificate of Service (the 'Red book'),

having served for nearly 21 years (from September 1924 till June 1945)

With his wife's bible, 3 b/w photos of him in uniform, shoulder title from RMP

and N.Staffs Regt. He enlisted originally in 1920 at the age of 14 !! EF £100

J1 2++ Court-mounted pair to A/M Russell F. JASPER, StJJ, as - WW2 War medal

plus StJJ serving brother's medal / set 2 extra LS bars; with his bronze

StJJ annual badge with bars for 1951 / 52 / 53 / 60 / 61 / 62. (A/138169).

Plus copies of census reports, etc, confirming his age and address.

From 174, Bethnal Green, East L ondon. EF £35

K1 4 Mounted group of 4 to 642868 Sergeant J.W. NICHOLS, RAF, as :

Defence and War medals, plus GSM / bar Malaya EIIR and RAF

Long Service & Good Conduct, (EIIR, 2nd obv). GEF £135

L1 4+ WW2 group to 4128142 Lance-Sergeant E. JONES, Royal Engineers, as:

1939/45 star, Italy star, Defence medal, War medal / set MiD emblem.

Together with his 2 dog-tags, a coloured photo of him in uniform, award

certificate and box of issue to him at 48, Remer Street, Crewe, Cheshire.

Medals have big rings, indicating 1980's issue. LG 29/11/1945 and

again 23 May 1946. EF, as issued. £80

M1 4 WW2 and later group, to W 1233179 Chief Technician S.J. ASHDOWN,

RAF, as : WW2 Defence and War medals, GSM / bar Cyprus and RAF

LS/GC medal EIIR post 1953. GSM is only marked 1233179 with rank of

Sergeant. (Service number indicates enlistment in April/May 1940). £120

N1 2+2+ Pair, plus matching miniatures to T/14182515 Staff-Sergeant E. STEEL,

RAOC, as - court-mounted GSM / 2 bars : Palestine 1945-48, Malaya

plus Army LS/GC medal, EIIR bar Regular Army. 1st medal is named

T/14182515 Private E Steel, RASC, whilst LS/GC is 23218488 S/Sgt,

RAOC. Hwas awarded his LS/Gc on 30/5/1970. Comes with Eugene's

Soldier's service book, and a b/w photo of the aftermath of an explosion

in Ben Yehuda Street, Jerusalem, Feb'y 1948. He was probably then

with bomb disposal (as part of RAOC). Only GSM is courtt-mtd. GVF £265

P1 2 Mounted Police pair to Constable Neville B. SHOPLAND, as : WW2

Defence medal, plus Police LS medal EIIR (2nd obv). From Neath, South

Wales. Plus copies of his birth, marriage and death. EF/+ £40

Q1 2 Mounted pair to Constable Stanley E. WEAVER, as : WW2 Defence

medal, & Police LS/GC medal EIIR (1st medal unnamed, as issued). EF £50

R1 3 Court-mounted unattributable WW2 trio, as 1939/45 star, Atlantic star

and War medal. On Firmin pin. AEF £35

S1 3 WW2 group of 3 - unattributable, as - 1939/45 star, Africa star and War

medal. Mounted as worn. GVF+ £25

T1 3 Mounted WW2 and Korea group to C/MX 569329 E.R.A. 3

R.W. D'ARCY, Royal Navy, as - WW2 War medal, plus Korea

pair, ie UK and UN Korea medals. (1st obv Britt.Omn.Reg) GVF £150

U1 3 Court-mounted Korea trio, to C/SMX 771360 CPO WTR W.E. STEBBINGS,

HMS Dolphin. ( a Royal Navy submarine), as : Korea pair, UK and UN,

plus Naval LS/GC medal, EIIR. Korea medal RN, LS/GC Dolphin. EF £220

V1 2 Korea pair to 22497851 Pte W.A. SMITH, Welch Regt. 1st obv. EF £210

W1 2 REME pair to 23858006 L/Corporal L.J. HICKLING, Royal Electrical &

Mechanical Engineers, as : CSM / bar South Arabia, plus Army LS/GC

medal, EIIR, 2nd obverse. Mounted as for wear. EF £130

X1 2 Court-mounted pair to : J.8182994 Corporal S.J. GARTLAND, RAF, as :

CSM / bar Northern Ireland (S.A.C.), plus RAF LS/GC medal EIIR. EF £120

Y1 4+4 Court-mounted group to Captain J. CROSS, RAPC, as : WW2 War medal

plus Korea pair (UK and UN), Britt Omn Regina, ie 1953 issue, with his

Army LS/GC medal EIIR, bar Regular Army. Korea medal is named

22233250 Sgt RJ Cross, whilst LS/GC is S.Sgt RJ Cross. Comes with

matching miniature medals, court- mounted as worn. Also 2 ribbon-bars,

dog-tag, blazer-badge for 50 MSL Regt (Missile Regt), an Army FA

Referee's blazer badge, plus card box dated 1973 sent to him by Moss

Bros addressed as Capt., BFPO 24. Also his woven belt, string lanyard,

and a tin of bits.... VF/+ £300

Z1 6 India and WW2 mounted group, to 4389157 Private M.E. MARTIN,

Green Howards, as : India GSM / 2 bars - North-West Frontier 1936-37,

North-West Frontier 1937-39, plus WW2 1939/45 star, Africa star / bar

8th Army, Italy star, Defence and War medals. Re-ribboned. Plus copied

paperwork, confirming bars. (2nd battalion). AEF. £200