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C.M.G AWARDED TO MAJOR CLARENCE ROY TURNER-AUSTRALIAN FIELD ARTILLERY AND GOLD COAST RAILWAYS- COMES WITH A SUPERB ARCHIVE OF PHOTOS AND ORIGINAL DOCUMENTSC.M.G.neck badge in original Garrrard box of issue,extremely fine.
London Gazette 12th June 1947:Major Clarence Turner,lately General Manager of the Gold Coast Railway.
Comes with two original photos of Major Turner,in his uniform as an officer in the Australian Field Artillery,and another in Colonial Service dress, wearing his Medals.
Major Clarence Roy Turner was born on 4th September, 1891 In Adelaide,Australia,and was educated at the Brompton School and the Adelaide School of Minies,and when enlisting was living at 40,Leah Street,Forestville,South Australia.He enlisted as a Lieutenant on 1st November 1914,in the 34th Battery Australian Field Artillery.Served Gallipoli,participated as an ordnance officer in battle of Lone Pine.
He was wounded, and mentioned in despatches, 11/07/1919
He was discharged in 1919
Comes with original documents as follows:
Large parchment; Australian Imperial Force record of service,detailing his record of service.Another letter from Australian Imperial Force,additionally mentioning that Major Turner was appointed permanent president of all courts martial at A.I.F. Headqurters, London, until his discharge.
A certificate from the Commonwealth of Australia for the A.I.F. Discharge badge.
A parchment certificate from the South Australian Govt Railways to state that he had served an apprenticeship in fitting and turning.
A letter of thanks from the London Underground for volunteering,and a Motormans certificate from the London Electric Railway.
A memoranda of agreement from the Great Southern Railway of Spain Railway Company dated 1919,employing Turner as the Railways Superintendant's Assistant at Agulilas, Spain,and a letter from the same company dated 1921, detailing his service, and thanking him for his employment (this torn in half).
A certificate from the above stating that his employment had been terminated due to reduced traffic.
A letter/reference from the Commonwealth of Australia,Military adviser, dated January 1922 staiting that Turner was looking for employment in the Colonial Service.
A letter from the Commonwealth of Australia stating that Turner is leaving the service of the High Commisioner,where he worked a superviser of the Australian Graves Services and War Gratuity and Estates Dept.
The original warrant in original envelope for the C.M.G. signed by George VI: Major Clarence Roy Turner,lately General Manager of the Gold Coast Railway.and a letter of enclusure from the Chancery.
Congratulatory letter from The Chancery,The Colonial Office,and the Institute Of Mechanical Egineers congratulating Turner on being awarded the C.M.G.
A map of the Gold Coast.
Major Clarence Roy Turner, C.M.G died on January 9th 1957
A superb lot, worthy of fiurther research
BOER WAR AND WW1 M.S.M.GROUP TO HAMBLING NORFOLK REGIMENT AND FARRIER SJT ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY-ALSO COMES WITH A 1914 STAR TO A SIBLING IN THE NORFOLK REGIMENTQueens South Africa Medal,second type, calsps: RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY/PAADEBERG/JOHANNESBURG.
Kings South Africa Medal,clasps: SOUTH AFRICA 1901/SOUTH AFRICA 1902.These named to: 4600 PTE R HAMBLING NORFOLK REGT British War and Victory Medals, named to: 27 SJT R HAMBLING R..A.
Meritorious Service Medal, (George V) Named to: 876641 FAR: R.HAMBLING R.F.A.
Medals about very fine and better, some contact wear.
Robert Hambling was born in Norwich in 1877.He was serving in the 3rd Btn Norfolk Regiment,along with 4 of his Brothers!-who all went on to join the Norfolk Regiment proper,Robert enlisting on 9th June 1896, his adress given as 9, Dog Yard, Oak St.Norwich.Having served in South Africa he was back home by 1903 when he married Edith Francis Northfield in Norwich.In 1911 he was living at 88, Wodehoiuse Street, Norwich and was a postman.
He re-enlisted into the 3rd East Anglian Brigade Royal Field Artillery (TF) on 3rd November 1915 with the low no of 27 as a Sergeant, later attaing the rank of Farrier Sergeant.He was later numbered as 876641.He was discharged on 30th April, 1919.
M.S.M:London Gazette 17th June,1918.
Comes with some copied papers(full set available online), and many census returns, including his siblings, etc.
Also comes with his brothers 1914 Star, named to: 6919 PTE A. HAMBLING 1/NORF R.
About very fine, on modern ribbon
Arrived in France on 22/08/1914-entitled to the Aug-Nov clasp.
He attested in the Norfolk Regt in 1904-a full set of papers are available online.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-SHARMAN VOLUNTEER COMPANY NORFOLK REGIMENTQueens South Africa Medal,second type (Ghost dates) clasps: CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE/TRANSVAAL. named to:
6872 PTE C E SHARMAN VOL: COY NORFOLK REGT.
Medal about good very fine, one small edge bruise.
Charles Edward Sharman was born in Great Yarmouth in 1882.He was the Son of tailor George Sharman and his Wife, Harriot.In 1891 they were living in 23 South Market Row,Great Yarmouth.By 1901 they had moved to row 122 no 19,Cecil earning his living as a grocers errand boy.
Charles was serving with the 2nd Vol Btn Norfolk Regiment, when he joined the Regiment proper on 21st January 1902, being posted to the 2nd Volunteer Company.He was discharged on 1st August 1902.
He is on the roll for the 3rd Volunteer Service Company Norfolk Regiment.Comes with copied service papers.census returns, etc.etc.
Charles died in Great Yarmouth in 1948.His Boer War service is commemorated on a tablet in Great Yarmouth Town Hall.
Sharman is an old Yarmouth name,and Charles Sharman, a Trafalgar veteran (Served on the Victory) who was the first custodian of the Nelson Monument that stands on the South Denes Gt Yarmouth springs to mind.His Naval General service Medal has recenty appeared at Auction.
AIR CREW EUROPE STAR GROUP TO NUTTALL A NAVIGATOR WITH 10 SQUADRON-WHOSE HALIFAX WAS SHOT DOWN OVER THE NORTH SEA ON 23 JUNE 1943 BY THE GERMAN ACE NIGHT FIGHTER PILOT BRUNO EIKMEIR1939/45 Star,Aircrew Europe Star,and 1939/45 War Medal.
Comes with casualty medal slip,and additional slip with 1600601 SGT NUTTALL.
Also comes with the bottom section of the Air Ministry box,and a copied photo of his grave,and a photo of Halifax Bomber BB324 ZA-X( Nuttals aircraft on the night he died)
Medals about extremely fine.
Segeant Navigator FrederIck Thomas Nuttall 1600601,10 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve died on 23rd June 1943,aged 20.
The Son of Sidney A.H.and Ellen Nuttall of North End,Portsmouth.He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.
Handley Page Halifax Mk11 BB324 ZA-X 10 Squadron (Piloted by Pilot Sergeant R.M.Pinkerton) ,took off from R.A.F.Melbourne on 22nd June 1943,on a mission to Mulheim.On the return journey,she was shot down at 2.36 on 23rd June by Night Fighter Pilot Oberfeldwebel Bruno Eikmier of the 2./NJG 1,flying a Bf 110 g-4 from Gilze-Rijen airfield.Bruno Eikmier was a German Ace,who shot down 6 aircraft, before he was himself killed in action on 04/09/1943.
All seven occupants of the aircraft were killed,the body of Navigator Sgt Nuttall being washed up near Zandvoort on 10th August 1943.
The Handley Page Halifax mk11 BB324 ZA-X is a much photographed aircraft-several images can be found on the internet,the copied image included with the group has a caption Handley Page Halifax BB324 ZA-X on a mission to Mulheim 23/06/1943.
An interesting lot, worthy of furher research.
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-KNIGHTS-2ND VOLUNTEER COMPANY NORFOLK REGIMENTQueens South Africa Medal,(Ghost dates) clasps: CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE/JOHANNESBERG/SOUTH AFRICA 1901.
Named to: 5503 CPL W.KNIGHTS.2ND VB NORFOLK REGT.
Medal about good very fine.
William Knights was born in Lowestoft in 1881.He joined the Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 19th January 1900, and is shown as serving with the 2nd V.B.Norfolk Regt. Joining the Norfolk Volunteer Company,he was promoted to Lance Corporal on 29th January 1900.William went to South Africa on 11th February 1900 transferring to the 2nd Battalion.He was discharged on 23rd May,1901.
Comes with copied service papers,census returns,etc.etc.and a synopsis of his service
AFGHANISTAN MEDAL 1877-78-79-CLASP KABUL-TO HEYWOOD-2/9TH FOOTAfghanistan Medal,1877-78-79 clasp: KABUL.(Medal and clasp confirmed on roll)
Named to: 1581 PTE E.HEYWOOD.2/9TH FOOT.
Medal about extremely fine.
Charles Heywood was born in Banbury,Oxfordshire about 1857.
He was a Butcher by trade when he enlisted into the 31st Brigade in Norwich in 1877.He passed a signalling course,and transferred to the 2/9th Foot on 20th September, 1878,and was straight off to India.
He served in Aghanistan in 1879,and spent 9 days in Hospital due to an accidental wound.The following year, he was in hospital in Kabul for 11 days with jaundice.The next year he was in hospital again in Subathu forv 59 days with Gonorrhea.He returned home fro m Jumna on 19th December 1883,before transferring to the reserve on Christmas day.He was discharged in Norwich,with good character on 9th November 1889.
Comes with copied papers, census returns, etc.etc.and a synopsis of his service.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS TO ROBINSON ROYAL AIR FORCE-SERVED IN RUSSIA 1919-ALSO COMES WITH ORIGINAL R.A.F.DISCHARGE DOCUMENTBritish War and Victory Medals,named to: 331209 A.C.1.A.N.ROBINSON R.A.F.
Medals about very fine,on original ribbons, a little grubby!
Comes with original Royal Air Force certificate service and discharge,and original R.A.F.Record Office Medal section receipt form for the British War Medal and Victory Medal,these in poor condition but scarce.
Alfred Nicholas Robinson was born in St.Pancras,London on 06/10/1877.He served in the Middlsex Regt from 17/10/1914 to 11/01/1919 as 5312 Cpl.He joined the R.A.F.on 25/01/1919,trade Coppersmith.His papers state that he served in Russia from 15/06/1919 to 23/11/1919.He was discharged unfit on 9th April 1920.
BOER WAR-LONG SERVICE GROUP TO BATTERY SERGEANT MAJOR UNCLE-ROYAL HORSE ARTILLERY-COMMISSIONED WW1Queens South Africa Medal,clasps; RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY/PAADEBERG/JOHANNESBURG/DIAMOND HILL/BELFAST.Named to: 15650 SERJT A.G.UNCLE T BTY R.H.A.
Kings South Africa Medal,casps: SOUTH AFRICA 1901/SOUTH AFRICA 1902.Named to: 15650 SERJT. A UNCLE. G BTY R.H.A.
Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (GeorgeV) Named to:
15650 B.S.MJR.A.G.UNCLE R.H.A.
Medals about very fine and better,the QSA/KSA Pair on pin for wearing.Q.S.A.has and edge bruise and L.S.G.C. one e/k
Alfred George Uncle was born 18th May 1878.Posted to 'G' Battery R.H.A. 1902.
As well as his Boer War Service, he was commissioned into the Royal Field Artillery in 1915,but his M.I.C.shows no entitlement to WW1 Medals.He died in Ipswich in December, 1930.
Clasps confirmed on Medals rolls-listed as Unell on Q.S.A.Roll-copies supplied with Medals.
Re-listed due to non payment
GROUP OF SIX TO LIEUTENANT COLONEL E C BULLOCK T.D.MENTIONED IN DISPATCHES-SERVED SOUTH MIDLAND BRIGADE ROYAL ARTILLERY TERRITORIAL FORCEBritish War and Victory Medals (M.I.D.) 1911 Coronation Medal,1935 Jubilee Medal 1937 Coronation Medal and Territorial Decoration Edward VII ( hallmarks for London 1908-9) maker Garrards- with top bar.
British War and Victory Medals named to: LT COL E.C.BULLOCK.
Medals very fine to extremely fine,some dark toned,on original ribbons-group as purchased.
Lt. Colonel Edward Clifford Bullock,T.D.,M.A.,J.P.
Born 1866.Assistant Master at Malvern College,
Appointed Major 2nd Worcester Battery 2nd Midland Brigade Royal Garrison Artillery( volunteers) October 27, 1908.
Arrived in France March 1915.He was mentioned in dispatches on 01/01/1916.
He lived at the Cedars,Malvern.
Comes with copied papers, etc.
FINE SOUTH AFRICA CHINA LONG SERVICE GROUP TO JAMES BUNDAY H.M.S.TERRIBLEQueens South Africa Medal,no clasp,named to: J BUNDAY P.O.1ST CL.H.M.S.TERRIBLE.
China 1900 Medal, no clasp, named to: J BUNDAYP.O.1 CL.H.M.S.TERRIBLE
British War Medal,named to: 110829 J.BUNDAY P.O.R.N.
Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal(Victoria)
Named to: JAS. BUNDAY. LDG SEAN.H.M.S. BOSCOWEN.
Medals average about good vert fine,and toned.
James Bunday was born in Dibden,Hampshire 16th October, 1864.
He joined the Royal Navy on 7th January 1880.He served on numerous Ships and Shore establishments, including: TRIMCOMALEE/BOSCAWEN/INPREGNABLE/NORTHAMPTON/EXCELLENT/DUKE OF WEELINGTONCROCODILE/REDPOLE/V EMMANUEL/ALACRITY/ENCHANTRESS and CORDELIA,before joining H.M.S TERRIBLE on 24th October 1898,and travelling to South Africa and then China,and qualified for those Medals.He joined the Royal Fleet Reserve in Portsmouth,16th January 1902.
He was recalled for WW1 service,and served in H.M.S Victory and Research,for which he qualified for the British War Medal only.
He was invalided with Rheumatism on 12/02/1918,His Long Service Medal was awarded 13/03/1893.
Sold with large copied service record
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