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Army LSGC ( Vic ) To The 2nd Dragoons ( Scots Greys)

Army LSGC ( Vic ) 693 TP SGT MAJ R MASON 2ND DRAGOONS

Robert Mason from Perthshire joined the 2nd Dragoons aged 18 in 1863, He served with the regiment for 30 years retiring in 1893


Medal in dark toned NEF condition

Code: 50498

165.00 GBP


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WW1 Family Group To 5 Brothers , 2 KIA And 1 Awarded DCM

(1) DCM ( Geo V ) 590 C S MJR H M BOYD 1/HAC 1914 Star and Bar trio 590 SJT - WOCL2 H M BOYD HAC 1939/45 Star, Atlantic Star, War Medal

DCM awarded in the London Gazette of the 10th of January 1917 For conspicuous gallantry in action. He crept up and bombed an enemy machine gun , silenced the gun and thereby allowed his men to capture a strong point

This was at Beaumont Hamel between the 13th and the 15th of November 1916 , the battalion fought alongside the Royal Naval Division and received heavy casualties

Together with contemporary group of 7 miniatures , original ribbon bar,original citation, cert of demob, 3rd Division gallantry card , London Gazette page, record office letter stating wounded ( GSW right leg ) dated 25th Nov 1916, telegram re award of DCM, congrats letter from Lt Col commanding HAC dated 20th Dec 1916, 3 page Letter from a comrade to recipient whilst in War Hospital Leith dated Dec 1916, WW2 Ministry of Transport medal forwarding slip, Record office letter confirming WW2 awards and,diary from the 1920's listing various Merchant Ship journeys

(2) 1914/15 Trio 659 PTE K S BOYD HAC Memorial Plaque KENNETH SEYMOUR BOYD

Together with original photo of grave ( cross) marked on the front of the cross RIP Lce Corporal K S Boyd No 659 B Company HAC killed in action June 30 1915 reverse marked in pen Brandlock Belgium

Kenneth Seymour Boyd was born in Hoddesden Herts and enlisted into the HAC ( Inf ) in July 1911, he served in France and from the 29th of December 1914 until he was killed in action on the 30th of June 1915

(3) 1914/15 Trio 2225 PTE S A BOYD 18/BN AIF Memorial Plaque STEWART AUGUSTINE BOYD

Stewart Augustine Boyd was born in Broxbourne Herts, he enlisted into the 18th Bn Australian Imperial Forces in Newcastle NSW in July 1915. He served in France and Flanders and received a GSW to the face on the 26th of August 1916 . He transferred to the 5th Machine Gun Coy AIF in February 1917 and was killed in action on the 5th of May 1917 , his effects were sent to his father in Stronsay Lowestoft


(4) WW1 pair 88388 PTE W S BOYD RAMC


(5) WW1 Pair 22644 3 AM D G BOYD RAF


A very interesting family group, only 22 DCM's to the HAC for WW1



All medals unmounted and in NEF condition the Memorial plaque with dark patina and in NEF condition

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Code: 50511

4450.00 GBP


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GSM Bar Palestine To An RAF Pilot KIA 1939

GSM one bar Palestine 564245 LAC W F ANTELL RAF

Sergt William Fishwick Antill , 99 Squadron RAF was killed in action on the 14th of December 1939. The Wellington Bomber of which he was a crew member was tasked with bombing Helgoland and Wilhemshaven ,the aircraft was shot down near Wangarooge and all aboard were killed ,. The Squadron lost 6 aircraft and 33 airmen on this mission, Sergt Antell and the other crew members have no known grave and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

REPORTED MISSING
The sad news, that Sergeant Pilot W. Antell was reported missing was received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. Antell, Heol Farteg, this week. The ready sympathy of the whole neighbourhood will be extended to Mr. and Mrs. Antell in this, their hour of uncertainty, coupled with the heartfelt hope that their worst fears will prove unfounded. Sergeant Pilot Antell joined the RAF from the County School and gained rapid promotion in his chosen profession. He was home on leave about 6 weeks ago and as reported in our columns then, had interesting and exciting experiences and observations to make. Although but a young man he had travelled widely and had shown such promise that he was brought back from Iraq especially for intensive and specialist training.

medal is in NEF condition with original ribbon

Code: 50513

Reserved


MGS medal 4 Bars To The 42nd Foot

MGS four bars Busaco, Fuentes D'Onor, Ciudad Rodrigo, Salamanca ROBT URQUHART 42ND FOOT


Robert Urquhart was from Cromarty Scotland , medal and bars confirmed on roll


Medal with some slight edge nicks but otherwise in GVF condition

Code: 50514

1350.00 GBP


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WW2 & GSM Group Of 6 , Served In Hong Kong 1941

1939/45 Star, Africa Star bar 1st Army, Pacific Star, Italy Star, War Medal, GSM ( Eliz II ) one bar Malaya 6200950 W O CL1 L A STALEY MPSC

Listed as missing Hong Kong 25th of December 1941 whilst serving as a Cpl in the 1st Bn Middlesex Regiment. later listed as not missing, I can only presume that he left Hong Kong before it fell, further research required

Medals mounted in order stated as originally worn, GSM with official correction to unit , otherwise medals are in GVF condition

Code: 50515

325.00 GBP


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QSA To a Scarce Unit, Imp Yeo Scouts

QSA three bars , Cape Colony. Orange Free State, Transvaal 6027 CPL W K DE SOUZA I Y SCOUTS

Code: 50516

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QSA To A Rare Unit , Glen Grey Native Levy

QSA no bar, 202 SERJT A MCPHEARSON GLEN GREY NAT LEVY

a rare unit, only 21 medals in total issued

medal is in GVF condition

Code: 50517

225.00 GBP


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AGS One Bar Kenya To An Officer In The Seaforth Highlanders

AGS one bar Kenya 2/LT C N OAKDEN SEAFORTH


A very rare medal if not unique to the Seaforth Highlanders who did not serve in Kenya as a unit

Medal has edge nicks and a large edge bump at 3 o'clock but naming is unaffected, medal generally in GF condition

Code: 50518

325.00 GBP


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WW1 MM To The Can Inf, Born in West Virginia USA

MM ( Geo V ) 18950 PTE W W GREGORY 4/BN 1/C ONT R

Wandle William Gregory was born in Mason City West Virginia USA in 1883 and enlisted into the Canadian infantry in 1914, at the time he was shown as a labourer with next of kin in Darlington Washington State USA , he served in France and Flanders from 1915 and was severely wounded with a gunshot to the chest on the 2nd of October 1918

Medal is generally in VF condition

Code: 50520

385.00 GBP


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An Indian Army HEIC LSGC Medal To The Artillery

Honourable East Indian Company Victorian Long Service Medal STAFF SERGT JAMES SANDFORD 3 BATT ARTILLERY

Medal is generally in GVF condition

Code: 50521

580.00 GBP


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