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1914/15 STAR TRIO TO ROBERTS-WITH DANISH SLESVIG 1920 MEDAL-TO H.M.S.CARYSFORT1914/15 Star Trio, named TO: J 12499 F ROBERTS SIG.R.N.
Denmark,Christian the Tenth,Slesvig 1920 Medal-named to:
J124** *OBERTS LDG SIGr H.M.S. CARYSFORT, (the letters indicated by the stars contact worn)
Medals about very fine,mounted on pin as worn, ribbons fragmented.
Also comes with a silver,or nickel silver rifle,named to: F ROBERTS LDG SIG OCT 1922.the reverse side reads: BLAKA MATI with some oriental marks.This may have been part of a desk display, as it looks as though it was attached to something (A/F)
Frank Roberts joined the Royal Navy in 1911-He served on numerous Ships and Shore Establishments including: IMPREGNABLE/BRITANNIA/BRAMBLE HAMPSHIRE/EUROPA/CAESAR/CARYSFORT/MERLIN VINDICTIVE
In 1920 H.M.S. Carysfort was sent to Slesvig in Denmark. along with H.M.S Sesame,Seawolf and H.M,Tug St Anne, along with the 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters and other British units to basically keep peace and ensure a fair and free election during the 1920 plebiscite (Referendum) to determine if Slesvig wanted to be part of Germany or Denmark.
The Medal is rare,bur seldom encountered named in a group.
GROUP OF SEVEN TO COMMANDER BAGOT ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE-WITH A LARGE ARCHIVE OF PHOTOS, ETC1939/45 Star,Atlantic Star,Africa Star,Italy Star,Defence and War Medals,Royal Naval Reserve Decoration (Elizabeth II ) dated 1960.
Medals about good very fine,mounted on pin as worn.
Eric Bagot was born in Liverpool,in 1920.He joined the Royal Navy in July 1940, as a Writer.He served WW2 on a multitude of Ships and Shore bases,
including Royal Arthur/Drake/Raleigh/Eaglet(Alca) /Orlando/Edinburgh Castle/Excellent(Evolution)/Odyssey/Ellisa (Augusta) Pembroke and King Alfred.He was granted a temporary commission as Act.Sub Lieut (R.N.V.R.) on 17th April 1945.
This group comes with a superb archive of originl documents, including his original parchment record of service,his original Employment Record
showing that he was mainly working in the Captains Office as Captains Writer.Order of release from Naval Service dated 27th November 1946 x .Examination Certificates x2,His original Commission Document appointing him to be a Lieut Commander in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, dated 1958.12 X small conduct certificates,all signed by the commanding officers of the Ships he served on, dated: 1945/1946 (Royal Charlotte)1950 (H.M.S Maidstone) 1951/1955 (H.M.S. Tyne)1953 (H,M.S. Harrier)1954 1952 (H.M.S. Lochinvar) 1956 (H.M.S. Glory) 1958 (H.M.S Drake) 1960 (H.M.S. Drake) Two slips stating that his Appication of the V.R.D. has been made and will be forwarded. 11X Photos including Bagot,and two showing Ships in action,WW2 period.
Also comes with copied London Gazettes, etc
FOUR CLASP QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL INCLUDING WEPENER TO FOWLER-BRABANTS HORSEQueens South Africa Medal,clasps: CAPE COLONY/WEPENER/WITTEBERGEN/BELFAST.Named to:
478 TPR.A.FOWLER.BRABANTS HORSE.
Medal is extremely fine or better.
AN INTRIGUING SIX BATTLE CLASP QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL TO INGRAM COLDSTREAM GUARDS-MORTALLY WOUNDED AT MARGERSFONTEINQueens South Africa Medal, clasps: BELMONT/MODDER RIVER/PAARDEBURG/JOHANNESBURG/DIAMOND HILL/BELFAST.
Named to: 1094 PTE W INGRAM CLDSTM GDS.
Medal is good extremely fine.
1094 Private W Ingram Coldstream Guards was wounded at Magersfontein on 11 December 1899,and noted on Medal Roll as dying of wounds on the 14th December 1899.
Only entitled to the first two clasps,however the Medal looks as issued.
Interestingly, Forces War records notes that all clasps were issued, but only entitled to Belmont and Modder River.
A SCARCE DOUBLE CASUALTY QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-TO JONES-DRISCOLL'S SCOUTS-DANGEROUSLY WOUNDED NEAR KLERKSDORP 1901-ALSO WOUNDED SERVING WITH THE COMMANDER IN CHIEFS BODYGUARD AT REITZQueens South Africa Medal,clasps: CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE/TRANSVAAL.Named to:
295 tpr:E.L.JONES DRISCOLL'S SCTS.
Medal about very fine,with one small e/nick
Dangerously wounded near Klerksdorp 7th July 1901.
Attestation papers dated 02/06/1901 distinctive marks shown as "Bullet Marks left arm and chest"
His papers show previous service with The Commander in Chiefs Bodyguard,and was also wounded whilst serving with this unt at Reitz on 03/01/01
Sold with copied Attestation and Discharge cert's-Cape Colony clasp not confirmed.
INDIAN GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-CLASP PERSIA-REILLY-2ND BOMBAY EUROPEAN LIGHT INFANTRYIndian General Service Medal-clasp PERSIA.Named to:
J REILLY 2ND BOMBAY EUR.L.I. (Naming correctly impressed)
Medal about good very fine .
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL TO VINCENT-CHIEF YEOMAN OF SIGNALS-H.M.S. PENELOPE 1916-17Distinguished Service Medal (George V) named to:
190964 C.H. VINCENT YEO. SIGS H.M.S.PENELOPE 1916-7
Medal is extremely fine and nicely toned.
D.S.M. London Gazette 11th August 1917.
Charles Henry Vincent was born in Norwich, Norfolk,on 16th September, 1880,and worked as a shoe finisher before entering the Royal Navy in 1897.His Naval trade was a Signaller
He served on numerous Ships and Shore establishments,and at the sart of WW1 was serving on H.M.S. King Edward VII, and was aboard her when she hit a German Naval Mine off the coast of Scotland.The whole crew were evacuated safely, before she sank following attempts to keep her afloat.His next Ship was H.M.S.Penelope on which he served from 16th September 1916 until the end of hostilities.In June 1917, she was involved in the shelling of Ostend.Whilst aboard, Vincent was promoted to Chief Yeoman Of Signals.On the 26th March 1919 he joined Prince George,and on the 22nd October 1919, he joined Hecla from whom he was shore pensioned on 13th October 1920.
BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS AND BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE -TO OLIVER GEORGE LOCK-SOUTH WALES BORDERERS-COMES WITH A WONDERFUL ARCHIVE OF LETTERS,ETCBritish War and Victory Medal,Bronze Memorial Plaque to OLIVER GEORGE LOCK Medals named to: 27270 PTE O.G.LOCK S WALES BORD.
Medals and Plaque are just about mint.
Oliver George Lock, 27270 10th Bn., South Wales Borderers died of wounds on 29th August 1917,aged 20.The Son of George and Mary Jane Lock,of 7,Berw Road.,Llwynpia( Rhondda) Glam.Native of Tony-y-Pandy Glam.He was born and enlisted at Toypandy and lived at Llwynpia, Glam.
He is buried at Dozinghem Military Cemetery.
Also comes with the original medal box of issue with original silk ribbons,medal envelopes and registered letter
The Kings letter, plaque envelope and original plaque postal envelope-this addressed to: Mr G Lock,7 berw Rd Glam.
His original National Registration card,which gives his occupation as a hairdresser.with its original envelope.
A photo of Lock in civilian dress, by Holburn of Bristol.
The receipt letter for the British War and Victory Medals.
Two silk postcards sent by George to his Brother,and a postcard "To my Soldier Son"
A letter from George to his Sister,on Soldiers Christian Association letterhead.
A letter to his Mother from his commanding Officer-Captain C H Morgan,offering his deepest sympathy, etc.in the original letter with censor stamp.
A letter to his Mother from Rev W J Haward Chaplain, offering his deepest sympathies,and explaining that he was hit in the stomach by an enemy bullet on the 28th August ,and that he was conveyed by stretcher to the first aid post and on to hospital,where he died of wounds of 31st August.
A letter of sympathy from Sister Baurier, of 61 Casualty Clearing Station,explaining how he was admitted with a severe wound,in his abdomen,and that he died the next day,and was buried at Dozingham Cemetery,and that he had good attention and every comfort and did not suffer much.
A photo of his grave and a card from the Director of War Graves Registration.
A letter From the War Office informing Mrs Lock where her Son was buried, and the original Army Form b104-82 informing the Family that Pte Lock had died at 61 Casualty Clearing Station,on the 29th August 1917, and had died of Wounds.
A very poignant and original lot
Note the same address as the next lot 51827
AN EARLY LONG SERVICE MEDAL TO WILLIAM DIGBY-SCHOOLMASTER- 54TH FOOT-ENLISTED AT 10 YEARS OF AGE!Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (Victoria Large letter Reverse)
Named to:SCHOOLMASTER SERGEANT WILLIAM DIGBY 54TH REGIMENT.
Medal about good very fine, ribbon bar replaced by a watch chain bar.
Born 1817 Huddersfield, Yorkshire,attested for the 54th Foot at Madras on 30th May 1826.
Under age 30/05/1826-31/12 1828
Boy 1 January 1829-29/051831
S/Master Sergeant 01/02/1841-01/08/1855.
He served East Indies for 6 years/Gibraltar/Malta/West Indies and North America.
He enlisted at Headquarters by Authority of the Commander in Chief,India,30th May 1826 and served in Captain Barboulds company.
His Father William Digby is on the Waterloo Medal roll for the 54th foot,and died in service on the 3rd November, 1826,so he may have been "taken into care " by the Regiment and enlisted under age..He was discharged on 21st August 1855 with Rheumatism.
Comes with large size copied papers,the attestation papers being hand-written
Ex Glendinings 1993.An interesting and scarce Medal worthy of further research
NEW ZEALAND MEDAL-DATED 1863-66-LARRY SETCHELL-50TH QUEENS OWN REGIMENT-ALSO SERVED IN AUSTRALIA 1866-69New Zealand Medal,dated 1863-66, named to: LARRY SETCHELL,50TH QNS OWN RGT.(Royal West Kent)
Medal about good very fine, on modern ribbon.
Larry Setchell was born in Gamblingay,Cambridgeshire in 1839,and attested for the 22nd Regiment in 1860.He transferred to the 50th foot in 1863.
He served in New Zealand from 15th November 1863 to 8th October 1866,and in Australia from 9th October 1866 to 14th June 1869.Home service until July 1882.
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