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CHINA/ASHANTEE LONG SERVICE GROUP OF THREE TO PONTING-ARMY HOSPITAL CORPS

CHINA/ASHANTEE LONG SERVICE GROUP OF THREE TO PONTING-ARMY HOSPITAL CORPS

2nd China Medal, no clasp, named to:
WALTER PONTING ARMY HOSPITAL CORPS.
Impressed naming.
Ashantee Medal, no clasp, named to: 153 2ND CORPL.W.PONTING A,H.C. 1873-4
Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, (Victoria small letter reverse) named to:
153 2ND CORPL.W.PONTIN A.H.CORPS impressed naming.
Medals very fine to good very fine, with attractive matching tone. The China Medal has a few e/nicks/bruises.
A very scarce medal combination/group.
Walter Ponting was born in Marlborough, Wiltshire in 1830.He attested for the Medical Staff Corps in 1855, later being transferred to the Army Hospital Corps. His discharge papers state that he served in Malta for 2 years and 135 days and in China for 2 Years and 10 months.
He was discharged in 1878 after over 22 years service.
He is confirmed on the China and Ashantee Medal rolls, The China Medal roll states that he was on the Hospital ship in the Pei-Ho at the Taku Forts assault.
The Medal roll is annotated along with a number of other men on the roll who may have been entitled to the The Taku Forts clasp. However, the China Medal looks entirely as issued.

Code: 52542

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KOREA PAIR TO KEENAN-BLACK WATCH

KOREA PAIR TO KEENAN-BLACK WATCH

Queens Korea Medal, named to:
22644688 PTE.D.KEENAN B.W.
United Nations Korea Medal, unnamed as issued.
Medals very fine or better, on original ribbons.

Code: 52532

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NAVAL LONG SERVICE GROUP OF FOUR TO CHIEF SHIPWRIGHT HENRY ALFRED JOHNSON-H.M.S. CYCLOPS

NAVAL LONG SERVICE GROUP OF FOUR TO CHIEF SHIPWRIGHT HENRY ALFRED JOHNSON-H.M.S. CYCLOPS

1914/15 Star trio, named to: 344353 H.A.JOHNSON.CH SHPT.R.N.
Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, (George V) named to: 344353 H.A.JOHNSON.CH.SHIPT H.M.S.CYCLOPS.
Medals about very fine, on original stitched ribbons.
Henry Alfred Johnson was born on 8th July in Sheppey, Kent, trade given as Shipwright.
He served on numerous Ships and Shore Establishments, his WW1 service being mainly on H.M.S. Cyclops and Boadicea.
He was discharged from H.M.S. Castor in 1922.

Code: 52511

165.00 GBP


MALAYA M.I.D. GROUP OF FOUR TO LT.COL HORROCKS-ROYAL ENGINEERS-TAKEN AS A PRISONER OF WAR AND HELD AT OFLAG 79

MALAYA M.I.D. GROUP OF FOUR TO LT.COL HORROCKS-ROYAL ENGINEERS-TAKEN AS A PRISONER OF WAR AND HELD AT OFLAG 79

1939/45 Star, Africa Star,1939/45 War Medal with M.I.D.emblem, General Service Medal (George VI) clasp MALAYA,
named to: MAJOR J HORROCKS R.E.M.E.
Medals about good very fine, on wearing bar, swing-mounted as worn.
Captain J. Horrocks was mentioned in despatches for distinguished services in the Middle East, London Gazette 8th July, 1941 Horrocks Lt.(temp Captain J.
(101150).whilst serving with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps.
He was taken Prisoner of War (Reported missing 20/06/1942 Cyrenaica) with the Royal Ordnance Corps and listed as attached L.A.D.) He was transferred to Oflag 79, which is a camp for Officers. Oflag 79 was liberated by the Americans on 23rd April,1945.He is listed as serving with the R.E.M.E. upon his release. His last entry in the London Gazette is on 1st August 1967, where he is listed as ceasing to belong to the reserve of Officers having reached the age limit. His rank is Maj (Hon Lt.-Col.) Sold with a quantity of London Gazettes re his promotions and M.I.D., casualty lists for when he was taken prisoner, and released,
Worthy of further research.

Code: 52486

325.00 GBP


EGYPT LONG SERVICE GROUP OF THREE TO PETTY OFFICER WESTLAKE ROYAL NAVY-2ND CAPTAIN OF THE F'SLE ON EGYPT MEDAL

EGYPT LONG SERVICE GROUP OF THREE TO PETTY OFFICER WESTLAKE ROYAL NAVY-2ND CAPTAIN OF THE F'SLE ON EGYPT MEDAL

Egypt Medal,dated 1882,named to:
M.G.WESTLAKE 2ND CAPT F'CLE.H.M.S.FALCON.
Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, named to:M.G.WESTLAKE.P.O.1ST CL.,H.M.S.DEFIANCE.
Khedives Star, dated 1882.
Medals about very fine or better, contact wear from star, Naming on Egypt "H.M.S.Albion " a little pitted.
Court mounted for display.
Martin George Westlake was born on 16th December,1857 at Tavistock, Devon. He joined the Royal Navy in 1872,He served on numerous Ships and Shore establishments. His Long Service Medal traced 06/02/1891.He was shore pensioned in 1895,and then joined the Royal Fleet Reserve, with whom he was discharged in 1907.
Comes with copied papers

Code: 52473

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BRITISH WAR MEDAL-AND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-TO MAJOR HOBLEY-NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS-MACHINE GUN CORPS-INDIAN ARMY AND ROYAL ARTILLERY

BRITISH WAR MEDAL-AND GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL-TO MAJOR HOBLEY-NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS-MACHINE GUN CORPS-INDIAN ARMY AND ROYAL ARTILLERY

British War Medal, named to: LIEUT A.J.HOBLEY
General Service Medal (GeorgeVI) clasp: PALESTINE 1945-48,named to: MAJOR A.J.HOBLEY R.A.(With named box of isssue)
Alfred Jabez Hobley was born in 1893.He was commissioned into the Northumberland Fusiliers on 9th June 1915,and saw service in Egypt .M.I.C. also shows servive with the Machine Gun Corps, and the 59th Rifles (Indian Army)He was transferred to the Indian Army (London Gazette 26/03/1918),
He next appears in the London Gazette 11/07/1941
The undermentioned Captains (late Indian Army revert to the rank of Lt,.whilst employed in the current emergency).
Comes with copied London Gazettes, Medal Index card,claim for the British War Medal,(Indian Office) but not the Victory medal Medal roll for the General Service Medal.

Code: 52376

265.00 GBP


EGYPT LONG SERVICE GROUP OF THREE TO WILKINSON-ROYAL NAVY-H.M.S.PENELOPE AND H.M.S.DUNCAN

EGYPT LONG SERVICE GROUP OF THREE TO WILKINSON-ROYAL NAVY-H.M.S.PENELOPE AND H.M.S.DUNCAN

Egypt Medal, dated 1882 with clasp: ALEXANDRIA 11TH JULY.Named to: R.D.WILKINSON A.B.H.M.S.PENELOPE.
Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal,named to: R.D.WILKINSON,A.B.H.M.S.DUNCAN.
Khedives Star,dated 1882.
Medals very fine to good very fine, a little contact wear from star.
Robert Devies Wilkinson was born at St Mary's Ipswich Suffolk on 5th May, 1857.His trade was given as Milk Boy/Baker.He volunteered for the Royal Navy on 20th September,1872.
He served on numerous Ships and Shore establishments,his Long Service Medal is noted as being traced 11 August 1887.He was shore pensioned 27/05/1895.
Sold with copied Naval Papers, and his Continous Service Engagement papers,all A3 size and Medal roll for the Egypt Medal

Code: 52373

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QUEENS AND KHEDIVES SUDAN PAIR TO STANIER-1/NORTH STAFFS REGT-WITH COPIED PHOTO OF HIS COMPANY AND AN ORIGINAL PHOTO OF THE ROYAL REVIEW-1907

QUEENS AND KHEDIVES SUDAN PAIR TO STANIER-1/NORTH STAFFS REGT-WITH COPIED PHOTO OF HIS COMPANY AND AN ORIGINAL PHOTO OF THE ROYAL REVIEW-1907

Quuens Sudan Medal,named to: 3795 PTE.A.STANIER.1/N/STAFF: R
Khedives Sudan Medal, clasp HAFIR, unnamed as issued.
Medals about good very fine,and nicely toned on original stitched ribbons,Queens Sudan has a little contact wear.
Comes with copied photo of his company, all wearing medals, which look to be the Khedives Sudan Medal.Also comes with an original photo (360x210) of the Royal Review,which reads: 1907 Loffan's Plain,Aldershot,June 12th 1907,Before H.M. The King and H.M.The King of Denmark.1st Bn.The Prince Of Wales (North Staffordshire Regiment) Passing the saluting point.
Medals confirmed to roll.
As purchased from the Family

Code: 52345

495.00 GBP


BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS,DEFENCE MEDAL TO COATES-NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS

BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS,DEFENCE MEDAL TO COATES-NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS

British War and Victory Medal,named to; 35257 PTE.J.W.COATES.NORTH'D FUS.
Defence Medal-group as purchased,on original full-length original silk ribbons.
Medal index card shows further service with the T.R.Btn.,and the Royal Engineers,(WR 347896)-Sold with copied research.

Code: 52310

48.00 GBP


1914/15 STAR TRIO WITH L.S.G.C.MEDAL TO HARRIS- H.M.S. LEANDER-ROYAL NAVY

1914/15 STAR TRIO WITH L.S.G.C.MEDAL TO HARRIS- H.M.S. LEANDER-ROYAL NAVY

1914/15 Star Trio,named to: 184234 A.T.HARRIS A.B. R.N.
Royal Navy and Long Service Medal,named to: 184234 A.T.HARRIS.A.B. H.M.S.LEANDER.
Medals good very fine/extremely fine.
Albert Thomas Harris was born Paddington, London on 17th February 1880.He enlisted in the Royal Navy on 17th Septeber, 1898.He served on numerous Ships and shore establishments,the whole of his WW1 service was aboard H.M.S. LEANDER,a" torpedo boat destoyer" depot ship at Scapa Flow.
Medal traced 28/03/1913

Code: 52225

175.00 GBP