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QUEENS KOREA AND U.N.KOREA PAIR TO FLACK ROYAL TANKSQueens Korea Medal (BRITT OMN) Named to: 22486414 TPR
G.J.FLACK R TKS
United Nations Korea Medal.
Medals about good very fine
Code: 52003Price: 185.00 GBP
QUEEN SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL AND 1914/15 STAR TRIO TO LARGE-VOLUNTEER COMPANY NORFOLK REGIMENTQueens South Africa Medal,clasps:CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE/TRANSVAAL/SOUTH AFRICA 1901/SOUTH AFRICA 1902
Named to: 6853 PTE T LARGE VOL COY NORFOLK REGT.
1914/15 Star trio,named to: 19168 PTE. T LARGE NORF R.
Medals about good very fine overall.
No papers survive for either 6853 Pte Large or 19168 Pte Large,but vendor believes him to be the same man as 3804 pte Thomas Large,who was born in the parish of Ringstead,near Hunstanton in 1878.He attested for the 3rd Battalion in 1897,but o]purchased his release on 24th February 1899.He then joined the 2nd Volunteer service Company for service in South Africa.
In 1911 Thomas was living at Hall Farm cottages,Ringstead ,as a cowman with his wife,Margaret,They had 5 children.
Enlisting in the Norfolk Regiment, he served as no 19168,and arrived in France on 19th October 1915.He later saw service with the Essex Regiment,and left the Army on 26th April 1919.Thomas Large died in 1955 aged 76,Sold with copied papers,census returns, etc.etc.
INDIA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-JOWAKI AND AFGHANISTAN PAIR TO HENDRY-2/9TH FOOT-FROM BURNHAM SUTTON NORFOLK-SERVED FOR 31 YEARSIndia General Service Medal,clasp: JOWAKI.Named to:
1256 PTE WILLM HENDRY 2/9TH FOOT.
Afghanistan Medal 1878-79-80 no clasp. Named to: 1256 PTE W HENDRY 2/9TH FOOT
Very fine and better,both correctly named.Willaim Hendy married Bridget Mcgrath and they travelled to China and Japan, where they had a son,John in 1868.William served in India from 1874,and he and his Family returned to England having served for over 13 years on the Indian subcontinent.He completed 21 years service in 1881.He was allowed to continue his Army service and was finally discharged at his own request, in 1891 having completed nearly 32 years service.
Back home in Burnham Sutton, his wife passed away in 1901,and in 1911 he was was 73 and living at the Foundry yard Burnham Sutton.He stated that he had had 8 children,3 of whom were still alive.He died in 1921.
Comes with copied service papers,census returns, etc etc.
William Hendry was born in Burnham Sutton in 1838,the Son of William and Jane Hendry.
In 1841 they were living at the Nunnery,Burnham Sutton.In 1851 the Family had moved to Burnham Westgate.William Hendry enlisted in the 9th Foot 1860 at Burnham Market.
INDIA GENERAL SERVICE -AFGHANISTAN PAIR TO WEBSTER NORFOLK REGIMENTIndia General Service Medal,clasp: JOWAKI 1877-78.Named to: 30 PTE J WEBSTER 2/9TH FOOT
Afghanistan Medal 1878-79-80 Clasp KABUL,Named to:
30 PTE J WEBSTER 2/9TH FOOT.
Medals about very fine, a little contact wear.
John Webster was born in the parish of St George,London,around 1855.He attested for general service in in Westminster 25th June 1873.Originally given the number of 4678 in The King's Royal Rifle Corps,he transferred to the 2/9th Foot with the Regimental no of 2763,his number later changing to no 30.Posted to India,He spent several spells in the cells before serving in the Jowaki Campaign,and then the Afghan campaign.Returning home,he joined the reserve.He re-enlisted to complete 21 years with the 60th Kings Royal Rifle Corps.He was discharged in 1894 having served 21 years,141 days.
Sold with copied service papers,etc,and a synopsis of his career
Code: 51996Price: 550.00 GBP
INDIA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-AFGHANISTAN MEDAL-PLUNKETT NORFOLK REGIMENTIndia General Service Medal,clasp: JOWAKI.Named to: 377 PTE G PLUNKETT 9/FOOT.(smaller Impressed naming)
Afghanistan Medal,clasp: KABUL,Named to: NO 377 PRIVATE W PLUNKETT 2/9TH FOOT.
377 Pte W PluNkett appears on the roll for the I.G.S.
However,he appears on the roll for the Afghan Medal as 377 G Plunkett!-not entitled to the Kabul clasp.
The I.G.S as mentioned has smaller impressed letters,and has 97 on the Medal roll, so this would appear to be a late issue.
Medals about very fine,some contact wear.
Code: 51991Price: 350.00 GBP
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-1914 STAR TRIO-BAKER 1ST NORFOLK REGIMENTQueens South Africa Medal,clasps:CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE/TRANSVAAL/SOUTH AFRICA 1902,Named to:
5619 PTE R BAKER NORFOLK REGT.
1914 Star-AUG-NOV clasp (COPY) 5619 PTE R BAKER 1/NORF R.
British War and Victory Medals,5619 PTE R BAKER NORF R.
Medals about very fine and better.
Robert Baker was born in Denton,in 1883.He entered the Norfolk Regiment on 1st May 1900 and served with the 2nd Battalion during the Boer War.
On the 1911 census,Robert,now a Blacksmith, is shown as living in Brooke.
He arrived in France on 15th September 1914,and was entitled to the clasp.He later transferred to the Royal Scots,and was discharged 14th March,1918,due to wounds and was entitled to the Silver War Badge.Having been discharged,and retaining the same number during WW1, he must have served in the Special Reserve.
Sold with copied census returns,m.i.c.etc etc
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA-KINGS SOUTH AFRICA PAIR TO FRANCIS-NORFOLK REGIMENT-MOUNTED INFANTRYQueens South Africa Medal,(Ghost dates) clasps: RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY/PAARDEBURG/JOHANNESBURG named to: 4831 PTE A FRANCIS NORFOLK REGT.
Kings South Africa Medal,clasps: SOUTH AFRICA 1901/SOUTH AFRICA 1902.Named to: 4831 PTE W.FRANCIS NORFOLK REGT.
Medals about good very fine.
Albert Francis was born in Norwich in 1880,In 1881 they lived in Turners Square,St Peter Per Mountergate,Norwich.
Albert Francis enlisted with the Norfolk Regiment,in Norwich on 18th November 1897.Albert transferred to the 2nd Battalion in 1898.He went to South Africa 4th January 1900 where he passed a class in mounted Infantry on the 16th January.The Relief of Kimberley clasp would suggest that he served in the mounted Infantry.He transferred to the Army Reserve in November,1904
He was discharged on 17th November,1909.
Sold with copied service papers,census returns, etc.etc.
Code: 51988Price: 250.00 GBP
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA-KINGS SOUTH AFRICA PAIR TO GOODERHAM-NORFOLK REGIMENTQueens South Africa Medal(Ghost dates) clasps: CAPE COLONY/PAARDEBERG/JOHANNESBURG.
Q.S.A. Named to: 2731 PTE H GOODERHAM NORFOLK REGT.
K.S.A.Named to; 2731 PTE H GOODRUM NORFOLK REGT
Medals about good very fine.
Henry Goodrum was born near Norton Subcourse,near Loddon in 1872.In 1889 aged 16 he was tried in Great Yarmouth for the theft of 2s /2d .Discharged the previous year for the theft of a door key,later that year he had been found guilty of stealing money,9th June 1888,and had served 14 days hard labour in Norwich prison.This time he pleaded guilty and returned to Norwich prison for 4 months.He enlisted in the Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 27th December,1890.Henry went to the depot,but was in Civil custody on 5th February 1891,and served one month's hard labour for "assault on civil Police"He transferred to the 2nd Battalion 1st April,1891 but 3rd July 1892 found him again awaiting trial.Tried by Regimental Court Martial he served 2 days hard labour for "disobeying halls" Henry then rejoined the 2nd Battalion and was sent to India. He was again Court martialled for disobeying an order and offering violence to a superior officer.This time time Henry received 6 months imprisonment with hard labour,being released on 4th April 1895.
Returning home from India,he was transferred to the reserve.He was recalled 1th December 1899 and went to South Africa 4th January 1900, returning home 7th September 1902.Having completed 12 years service,Henry was discharged on 26th December 1902.His parents were living at Waverly Road,Southtown,Great Yarmouth.
Comes with copied service papers,etc.
Code: 51987Price: 250.00 GBP
BOER WAR/1914 STAR TRIO GROUP OF FIVE TO OGILVIE-ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERSQueens South Africa Medal( Ghost dates) calsps: CAPE COLONY/TUGELA HEIGHTS/ORANGE FREE STATE/REL OF LADYSMITH/TRANSVAAL Kings South Africa Medal,clasps; SOUTH AFRICA 1901/SOUTH AFRICA 1902.
NAmed to: 5542 PTE A OGILVIE 2 R SCOTS FUS.
1914 Star trio, named to: 12755 PTE A OGILVIE R SCO FUS
( 2/R Sco Fus on star)
Medals very fine and better
Angus Ogilvie was born in Angus, Dundee, Scotland in 1879.He attested for the Royal Highlanders in August 1897,and transferred to the Royal Scots Fusiliers.He was discharged in 1909,and served for another term of over four years,being finally discharged in April 1914
He then attested for the Royal Scots Fusiliers(Special Reserve) on 27th August, 1914.He arrived in France on the 6/10/1914, and is entitled to the clasp.He later served in the Labour Corps.
In 1917 whilst on escort duties, he went absent without leave whilst escorting prisoners to Barlinnie detention Centre-at Glasgow Central StaTion he asked permission to go to the Lavatory, and apparently dissapeared -later hitting his head whilst falling down the steps of a Tramcar,and ending up in Hospital!
He was discharged in 1919.Copy papers available online
BOER WAR WW1-LONG SERVICE GROUP OF SIX TO REGIMENTAL QUARTER MASTER SERJEANT BRIGHTWELL NORFOLK REGI-LATER CAMBRIDGE REGIMENT.MENTQueens South Africa Medal (ghost dates) clasps: CAPE COLONY/
King's South Africa Medal,clasps: SOUTH 1901 /SOUTH AFRICA 1902
These named to: 4737 PTE W BRIGHTWELL NORFOLK REGT.
1914 Star and (original) clasp trio to: 4737 C.Q.M.SJT W BRIGHTWELL 1/NORF REGT(Star) 4737 C.SJT. on pair.
Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (George V) named to:
4737 C.Q.M.SJT. NORF: REGT.
Medals very fine to extremely fine, contact wear on first two,several e/nicks on Q.S.A.
Walter Augustus Critoph was born in 1880 in Great Yarmouth,the Son of Mary Hannah Critoph.He took the name Brightwell when Hannah married John Brightwell in in 1885.Walter joined the 4th Militia Btn., Norfolk Regiment in 1897,later transferring to the 2nd Btn.He served in South Africa,qualifying for the Queens and King's South Africa Medals.He was severely reprimanded in 1902 on the march to Delhi for not not complying with an order, and neglect of duty.He was posted to the 1st Btn., in 1912 nd promoted to colour Sergeant in in 1913.He served WW1 arriving in France 14th August,
1914.He was appointed Regimental Sergeant Major 2nd Btn.n Cambridge Regiment in August 1918, and was discharged in 1920,retiring as Regimental Quarter Master Sergeant,Army of Occupation.Group comes with a huge archive of copied papers,including Attestation papers,census returns, photo of Brightwell from the Great Yarmouth Mercury souvenir album,etc etc.
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