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BRITISH WAR MEDAL/MERCANTILE MARINE MEDAL PAIR TO NORTON HOLES-DIED ON H.M.S. DRINA-SUNK BY UC-65 ON 1ST MARCH 1917 AGED 31

BRITISH WAR MEDAL/MERCANTILE MARINE MEDAL PAIR TO NORTON HOLES-DIED ON H.M.S. DRINA-SUNK BY UC-65 ON 1ST MARCH 1917 AGED 31

British War Medal,and Mercantile Marine War Medal.
Both named to: Norton Holes.
Medals about good very fine.
Fourth Engineer Norton Holes of S.S."Drina" (Belfast)
Mercantile Marine died on 01st March 1917 aged 21.
The Son of Stephen Holes and the late Annie Holes; Husband of Beatrice Emma Holes (nee Armfield) of 58,Archer's Road., Southampton. Born at Southampton.
He is commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial.
The S.S.Drina was built by Harland and Wolff, LTD., Belfast in 1913 and owned by Royal Mail Steam Packet, Belfast, and was a British Passenger Steamer.
She was on her way from Buenos Aires to Liverpool with passengers and general cargo, and was sunk by a mine from the German submarine U.C.65 (Some sources say that she was sunk by the U.C.65)
Commanded by Otto Steinbrink.-2 miles west of Skokam Island.15 persons were lost.

Code: 52608

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BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE AND SCROLL AND BRITISH WAR MEDAL-WITH ORIGINAL PHOTOS TO KING -ARMY ORNANCE CORPS-KILLED IN ACTION SERVING WITH THE SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT

BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE AND SCROLL AND BRITISH WAR MEDAL-WITH ORIGINAL PHOTOS TO KING -ARMY ORNANCE CORPS-KILLED IN ACTION SERVING WITH THE SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT

Bronze Memorial Plaque, named to; ALFRED BERT KING.
Scroll named to; PTE ALFRED BERT KING SOUTH STAFFORSHIRE REGIMENT.
British War Medal, named to: 06745 PTE.A.B.KING A.O.C.
Plaque, medals and scroll about good very fine.
Also comes with two original photos of King, one of which with the Royal Ordnance Corps band, the other in uniform, and his original Certificate of baptism, with a Victorian stamp.
32624 Private Alfred Bert King was killed in action serving with the 1st Bn., South Staffordshire Regiment on 28th March 1917.He was born in Brightlingsea, Essex, and enlisted at Colchester. He is buired at the St. Leger British Cemetery.
See item no 52605 for brother's medals

Code: 52606

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BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE-AND SCROLL AND BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS TO KING WEST SURREY REGIMENT-KILLED IN ACTION 9th AUGUST 1916

BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE-AND SCROLL AND BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS TO KING WEST SURREY REGIMENT-KILLED IN ACTION 9th AUGUST 1916

Bronze Memorial Plaque, named to: STANLEY KING,
Scroll named to: Pte. Stanley King E. Surrey Regt.
British War and Victory Medals, named to:
17303 PTE.S.KING.E.SURR R.
Medals and plaque about extremely fine, scroll in good order, also comes with recipients original certificate of baptism, with Victorian stamp, and a photo of King in civilian attire. Medal ribbons are full-length silk original.
Stanley Hugh King 8th Bn.,East Surrey Regiment was killed in action on 9th August 1916 aged 20.
The Son of Alfred and Alice King, of 63,Hurst Green, Brightlingsea, Essex.
He was born in Brightlingsea, Essex and enlisted at Kingston-Upon-Thames. He is buried at the Brewery Orchard Cemetery Bois-Grener. M.I.C. confirms only entitlement.
see no 52606 for brothers' s medals

Code: 52605

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1915/15 STAR TRIO AND MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO SHELDON WEST RIDING REGT-KILLED 20/09/1917

1915/15 STAR TRIO AND MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO SHELDON WEST RIDING REGT-KILLED 20/09/1917

1914/15 Star trio, named to: 13093 PTE.T.SHELDON W RID.R.(Sjt on pair)
Bronze Memorial Plaque named to: THOMAS SHELDON.
Serjeant Thomas Sheldon 13093 Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment was killed on the 20th September 1917.The husband of Emma Shelon,of 92,Cotewall Rd., Manchester Road, Bradford.He is buried at the Bedford House Cemetery.
Thomas Sheldon was born Horton, Bradford in 1886.
Comes with a folder of research, including , including census returns, etc and a photo and obituary of Sheldon from the Bradford Weekly Telegraph:
Sheldon Sergeant Thomas, of 92,Cotewall Road, Bradford has been killed while being taken to the dressing station. He enlisted in September 1914,had been in France over two years and had only been back eight weeks after being home on leave. In a letter to his widow, his C.Q.M.S. says "He was well liked by officers and other ranks of his company, and his loss is keenly fely by by all, he was an excellent soldier. He was wounded twice, and was on his way to the dressing station when he was again hit by a heavy shell, which gave him his his death blow. All your husband's comrades in this company sympathise with you in your sad bereavement" Sergeant Sheldon is the third member of his family to make the supreme sacrifice. Four brothers are still serving, three in France, and his eldest brother Luke
is in hospital in Salonica. The sergeant leaves a widow.
Medals and plaque about good very fine, two small holes in top of plaque.

Code: 52604

295.00 GBP


1914/15 STAR AND BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO COLLINS-ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY-KILLED IN ACTION ON 2ND MAY 1917-FROM BATH SOMERSET

1914/15 STAR AND BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO COLLINS-ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY-KILLED IN ACTION ON 2ND MAY 1917-FROM BATH SOMERSET

Bronze Memorial plaque, named to:
DENNIS WENTWORTH COLLINS
1915/15 Star, named to: 61899 DVR;D.W.COLLINS R.F.A.
Medal and plaque about extremely fine.
61899 Driver Dennis Wentworth Collins "C" Bty.62nd Bde.,Royal Field Artillery was killed in action on 2nd M ay, 1917.The Son of Mr. G. Collins of 3,Bradford Road., Combe Down, Bath.
He was born and enlisted in Bath, Somerset.He is buried at the Bunyans Cemetery,Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines.

Code: 52596

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BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE-WALTER CLEMENT BOLTON-MIDDLESEX REGIMENT-KILLED IN ACTION ON 13TH SEPTEMBER 1915

BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE-WALTER CLEMENT BOLTON-MIDDLESEX REGIMENT-KILLED IN ACTION ON 13TH SEPTEMBER 1915

Bronze Memorial Plaque.
Named to; WALTWR CLEMENT BOLTON.
Plaque about good very fine, a little discoloured, and glue residue on reverse-removed from a frame.
G410/ Private Walter Clement Bolton 11th Btn., Middlesex Regt., was killed in action on 13th September, 1915.He was born in Lambeth, Surrey, lived at Walworth, and enlisted in London.
He is buried at the Hoplines Communal Cemetery extension.

Code: 52568

80.00 GBP


BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO THOMAS GEORGE CHURCH-14TH LONDON REGIMENT (LONDON SCOTTISH)-ONE OTHER POSSIBILITY

BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO THOMAS GEORGE CHURCH-14TH LONDON REGIMENT (LONDON SCOTTISH)-ONE OTHER POSSIBILITY

Bronze Memorial Plaque, named to: THOMAS GEORGE CHURCH.
Plaque about extremely fine, label to reverse.
515143 Private Thomas George Church 1st/14th Btn.,London Regiment was killed in action on 28th March,1918.The husband of Mary Anne Church, of 10, Ackmar Rd., Parson's Green, Fulham, London.
He was born, enlisted and lived at Fulham, London.
There is also a Thomas G. Church listed on the CWGC serving with the Royal Engineers, died 3rd December, 1918,but only one Thomas George Church.

Code: 52528

85.00 GBP


1914/15 STAR AND VICTORY MEDAL-WELLS MIDDLESEX REGIMENT-KILLED IN ACTION ON 13TH OCTOBER 1916

1914/15 STAR AND VICTORY MEDAL-WELLS MIDDLESEX REGIMENT-KILLED IN ACTION ON 13TH OCTOBER 1916

1914/15 Star, named to: PW-2756 L-CPL J.T..R.WELLS MIDDX R.
Victory Medal,named to: PW-2756 PTE J.T.WELLS MIDD'X R.
Medals about good verry fine,the star has verdigris stains on reverse.
2756 Lance Corporal John Thomas Wells 18th (Public Works) Btn Middlesex Regiment, was killed in action on 13th October 1916,aged 40.The husband of Emily Gooderum(formerly Wells) of 13,Harvist Road,Holloway London.He was born in Stepney,London, and enlisted at Mill Hill, Middlesex.He is buried in the Hebuterne Military Cemetery

Code: 52186

85.00 GBP


BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE-BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS- PTE CLEMENTS NORTH STAFFS REGT

BRONZE MEMORIAL PLAQUE-BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS- PTE CLEMENTS NORTH STAFFS REGT

Bronze Memorial Plaque, named to: CHARLES LEONARD CLEMENTS
British War and Victory Medals,named to: 202682 PTE C L CLEMENTS N STAFF R.
Medals and plaque about good very fine,some verdigris staining on Victory Medal.
202683 Pte Charles Leonard Clements 'A' Company 2nd/5th North Staffordshire Regiment was killed in action on 26th September,1917.The Husband of Ada Rosina Clements, of 29,Dorchester Road,St.New North Road, Hoxton,London.He was born in Tottenham,lived at Hoxton,and enlisted in Whitechapel,London.He is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

Code: 51932

205.00 GBP


BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDAL TO MELVILLE-NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS-DIED OF WOUNDS SERVING WITH THE RIFLE BRIGADE-FROM BYKER-NORTHUMBERLAND

BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDAL TO MELVILLE-NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS-DIED OF WOUNDS SERVING WITH THE RIFLE BRIGADE-FROM BYKER-NORTHUMBERLAND

British War and Victory Medals, named to: 291827 PTE.D.MELVIN NORTH'D FUS.
Medals good very fine or better, the Victory Medal a little stained,on original ribbons und individual brooch suspension.
45355 Lance Corporal David Melvin The Rifle Brigade, Died Of Wounds on 29th August 1918,aged 35.He was born in Byker, Northumberland, and enlisted at Newcastle-on-Tyne.He was the Son of David and Mary H.Melvin of 112,Cumber Street,Newcastle-on Tyne.He is buried at the Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery,Bailleulval.

Code: 51749

Reserved