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GALLANTRY GROUP TO RFC OFFICER AF BRITTON. vf cond.

GV MILITARY CROSS. unnamed. 1ST W/WAR PAIR LIEUT A F BRITTON R.F.C. FRENCH CROIX DE GUERRE. ARTHUR FREDERICK BRITTON FIRST SERVED AS PRIVATE IN SURREY YEOMANRY. COMMISSIONED INTO THE MGC AS LIEUT . IN 1917 HE TRANSFERED INTO THE RYL FLYING CORPS AS OBSERVER. WITH 57 SQUADRON. WOUNDED TWICE ON MISSIONS 27TH JULY AND 20TH AUGUST FLYING WITH CAPT L MINOT. LAST TIME RESULTED IN THE AMPUTATION OF LEFT LEG. FOR HIS SERVICES HE RECIEVED THE MC LOND GAZ 1ST JANUARY 1918, ALSO RECIEVED THE CROIX DE GUERRE 18TH APRIL. BY JUNE 1918 HAD BECOME AN ADMINISTRATIVE LIEUT. RESIGNED HIS COMMISSION DUE TO ILL HEALTH SEPTEMBER 1918. SERIOUSLY WOUNDED TWICE 1917. CONFIRMED PERSONALLY DESTROYED 6 ENEMY AIRCRAFT WITH RFC WITH THE DISTINCTION OF SHOOTING DOWN THE GERMAN ACE ALBERT DOSSENBACH. 3RD JULY 1917. MOSTLY FLEW WITH CAPT L MINOT AS PILOT. CITATION FOR MC READS FROM JULY 17TH 1917 UNTIL AUGUST 28TH 1917 ON WHICH DATE HE WAS SERIOUSLY WOUNDED ,THIS OFFICER CARRIED OUT EXCEPTIONALLY VALUABLE WORK IN THE TAKING OF AEROPLANE PHOTOGRAPHS AND ON RECONNAISSANCES FAR BEHIND THE ENEMY,S LINES. HE HAS TAKEN PART IN NUMEROUS COMBATS IN THE AIR AND HAS DESTROYED THREE HOSTILE MACHINES. HIS COURAGE HAS ALWAYS BEEN BEYOND PRAISE. HE WAS AWARDED A 1914-15 STAR WHICH IS NOT WITH THE GROUP. A VERY LARGE AMOUNT OF COPY RESEARCH , INC COMBAT WRITE -UPS, SQUADRON NOTES PICTURES OF HIM ETC ETC ARE WITH THE MEDALS, HE DIED OF INFLUENZA AND PNUEMONIA AGED 30YRS FEBUARY 1919.

Code: 55018

3450.00 GBP


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GROUP TO D A BARNES. gf+ cond.

GV MM, 20189CPL D A BARNES. 26 R/FUS. PAIR TO SAME. ON BAR AS WORN. 26TH WAS BANKERS BATTALION. MM FOR BRAVERY IN THE FIELD OCTOBER 1916.

Code: 55002

510.00 GBP


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GALLANTRY GROUP TO A P AVELINE. vf cond.

MILITARY CBE, GV MC, 1STW/WAR PAIR 2 LIEUT A P AVELINE. GV GSM BAR N.W. PERSIA LIEUT A P AVELINE. GV IGS BAR WAZIRISTAN 1921-24 LIEUT A P AVELINE R BERKS R. DEF & WAR MEDALS. 1953 CORONATION MEDAL. LAST 8 MEDALS ON BAR AS WORN. CBE IN BOX OF ISSUE. COMMISSIONED FROM SANDHURST INTO RYL BERKSHIRE REGT JAN 1916. JOINED 1ST BATTALION FRANCE OCT 1916. AWARDED MC FOR BATTALION RAID AT COURCELETTE 1917. WOUNDED IN ACTION AT BATTLE OF OPPY WOOD. EVACUATED BACK TO UK. SERVED IN IRELAND 1918. WENT WITH REGIMENT OVERSEAS 1919 TO SERVE IN INDIA MESOPOTANIA AND PERSIA UNTIL RETURNING 1929 . COMMANDED THE 2ND BORDER REGT FOR A SHORT SPELL 1940-42. LATER COMM,D 80TH INDIAN BRIGADE FROM 1944-47. LATER BRIGADIER I/C DEOLALI SUB AREA. AWARDED CBE JULY 1947. RETIRED 1948. MILITARY DETAILS TAKEN FROM THE CHINA DRAGON JOURNAL OF THE BERKSHIRE REGT JULY 1948. WITH THE MEDALS ARE A VERY LARGE LOT OF BADGES , CLOTHS , PERSONAL BELONGINGS , LETTERS FROM FAMOUS MILITARY COMMANDERS AND ROYALTY, ETC ETC. FIRST TIME ON ANY SITE , SOURCED FROM AUCTION HOUSE WHEN PUT IN BY FAMILY.

Code: 53778

3000.00 GBP


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GROUP TO V A READING. vf cond.

BEM, LADIES BOW TO MISS VIOLET A READING. ST JOHNS BREAST BADGE, ST JOHNS SERVICE MEDAL 1 BAR, 84011L/A OFFR V READING PORTSMOUTH NSG DIV NO2 DIS SJAB 1930. 1937 CORONATION, DEF MEDAL. SHE WOULD HAVE BEEN VERY ACTIVE 2ND W/WAR .

Code: 54866

350.00 GBP


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GALLANTRY GROUP TO G C CADDY. vf cond.

GV MC, 1ST W/WAR PAIR, G C CADDY. FIRST COMMISSIONED 1915 INTO D.C.L.I. COMM INTO M.G.C. AND TO FRANCE 1916. ROSE THROUGH OFFICERS RANKS AND ACHIEVED A/MAJ WITH 37TH BN M.G. CORPS. AWARDED MC FOR SERVICE IN F&F. MAY 1919. RETIRED AS MAJOR 1922. AFTER WAR WAS A MINING ENGINEER , OVERSEAS AND GT BRITIAN. DIED WILTSHIRE 1955. Copy paperwork.

Code: 54797

900.00 GBP


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GROUP TO VICE ADMIRAL R E R BENSON. gf-vf cond.

GV CB AWARDED MARCH 1916. VIC EGYPT MEDAL , BAR ALEXANDRIA 11TH JULY. R .E.R. BENSON , MID,N R.N. HMS SULTAN. VIC 60YRS COMM MEDAL NAMED. LIEUT ROBERT BENSON . HMS RATTLESNAKE. EDW V11 CORONATION MEDAL, GV CORONATION MEDAL . KHEDIVES STAR. LAST 5 MOUNTED ON ORIGINAL BAR WITH NEW RIBBONS . LOTS OF COPY PAPERWORK WITH RESUME OF HIS CAREER , MEDAL ROLL, LIFE HISTORY ETC. BORN 1863 -4 WENLOCK HE DIED 1927 AT CHILCOMBE CHINE WINCHESTER.

Code: 53228

1350.00 GBP


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ROYAL VICTORIAN MEDAL. gf cond.

EDWARD V11 RYL VICTORIAN MEDAL . UN NAMED AS ISSUED.

Code: 54638

200.00 GBP


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GROUP TO BRIGADIER G F CHARLES. gf cond.

CBE MILITARY. NECK BADGE. 2ND TYPE. 1914-15 TRIO LIEUT STAR CAPT PAIR. 2ND W/WAR 1939-45 STAR, DEF & WAR MEDALS. 1937 CORONATION. CBE LONDON GAZ 14TH JUNE 1945. COLONEL GEORGE FREDERICK CHARLES LATE ARMY DENTAL CORPS. A DENTAL SURGEON HE ALSO SERVED FOR A TIME WITH THE 11TH BAT AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY IN THE 1ST W/WAR. A SMALL WRITE -UP OF HIS CAREER IS ON FURTHER SCAN ON SITE. slight fading on upper arm to cbe.

Code: 52650

775.00 GBP


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GROUP TO J R STIRRAT gvf cond.

BEM 1551612 B.Q.M.S. JOSEPH R. STIRRAT R A. DEF & WAR MEDALS. BORN & DIED SCOTLAND HE WAS AWARDED THE BEM LOND GAZ 10/4/1945 IN RECOGNITION OF MERITORIOUS SERVICES. SERVED WITH 56 (IND) LAA BATTERY . bem with box of issue & slip for others.

Code: 52324

250.00 GBP


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DECORATION GROUP TO E C ANDERSON. gvf cond.

VICTORIAN DSO, SILVER GILT. QSA 4 BARS, ROK, PAARD, DRIEF, TRANS, CAPT E C ANDERSON DSO R.A.M.C. KSA TO SAME, BOTH WITH ENGRAVED NAMING AS OFTEN FOUND TO OFFICERS. BORN 1863, SERVED IN SOUTH AFRICA WAR 1900. PRESENT AT RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY, ALSO AT PAARDEBERG AND DRIEFONTAIN. MID FEB 1901. AWARDED DSO 1901 IN RECOGNITION OF SERVICES DURING THE OPERATIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA. HE BECAME MAJOR 1904.

Code: 54764

2400.00 GBP


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