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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


QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA/WORLD WAR ONE GROUP TO PAYMASTER CAPTAIN GEORGE LUCKHAM

QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA/WORLD WAR ONE GROUP TO PAYMASTER CAPTAIN GEORGE LUCKHAM

Queens South Africa Medal, no clasp, named to;
PAY'R C.M.LUCKHAM R.N. H.M.S.PEARL.
1914/15 Star trio, named to: FT PAYR.C.M.LUCKHAM R.N.(Star) PAY.COMMR.C.M.LUCKHAM.R.N.
Medals about good very fine, court mounted for wear.
Charles Minty Luckham was born in Wareham, Dorset on 23rd September, 1866.The 1871 census records him living at The Farm House, Studland, Wareham, Dorset, where his Father is a Farmer. He was educated privately and at Honiton Grammar School .He entered the Royal Navy as an Assistant Clerk at Duke of Wellington 16th July, 1883.Appointed to H.M.S. Rupert as Clerk on 11th July 1884,he was promoted Assistant Paymaster 23 September 1887.Continuing to serve ashore and afloat, his most notable appointments were H.M.S. Penelope on the Cape, South Africa Station 7th December 1895,promoted Paymaster 19th August 1899,H.M.S.Magnificent. 1st June 1899 as Personal Secretary to the second in command of the Channel Squadron, H.M.S. Pearl. 17th December 1901,Royal Arthur and H.M.S. Euryalus as Personal Secretary to the Commander In Chief Australia,10th November 1902, appointed Victory 1906 for victualling and Meat courses, Victory for leave 24th March.1906, Victory for for study abroad 3rd May,1906.Appointed H.M.S. Terpsichore 10th November 1906,Joining Victory and appointed Fleet Paymaster on 1st March, 1908.
Appointed Personal Secretary to the Commander in Chief, Portsmouth Command 23rd March 1908,appointed H.M.S. Hecla 10th May 1910,H.M.S. Topaz 1st May 1912,H.M.S.Dido 29th August 1913,Attentive II 1st January 1914,H.M.S.Hecla 11th May 1914,Dolphin 11th May 1917, and appointed to The Royal Naval College, Isle of Wight 15th January 1920.Promoted Paymaster Captain 1st January 1921,appointed Victory II 21st May 1921,placed on half pay 18th June, 1921 and retired as Paymaster Captain on 12th October 1921.He died at Wyke Regis, Dorset on 26th September 1934, and left a Widow Mary Emmeline.
His Son, Cyril Luckham was a well known Film, Television and Stage actor whose most notable rolls were "A Man for all Seasons" "The Guardians" and "The Alphabet Murders ".He was a familiar face on the small screen in the 1960's and 1970's appearing in many Television Shows and plays. Like his Father he had joined the Royal Navy, but had been Invalided out in 1931.He died in 1989.
Comes with copied service papers, typed synopsis of his career, etc.

Code: 52485

425.00 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

395.00 GBP


BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-TO NAVAL CHAPLAIN J.D. Mc CARTHY M.A.-SERVED 25 YEARS AS A NAVAL CHAPLAIN

BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-TO NAVAL CHAPLAIN J.D. Mc CARTHY M.A.-SERVED 25 YEARS AS A NAVAL CHAPLAIN

British War and Victory Medals, named to:
CHAPN.J.D. MC CARTHY.
Medals extremely fine, on orginal stitched silk ribbons.
James Desmond Mc Carthy M.A. details taken from Crockfords: Born 16th September,1877 Darlington.
St.Peters Coll Cam.B.A.1897,M.A.1901.Win.C.of St..Mary's.Cowes,1900-1902.Chaplain.R.N.1902;
H.M.S.Montague 1903-04; Royal Sovereign 1904-05; New Zealand 1905-07;
Egmont for R.N.Hosp Bighi,1907-10;Prince Of Wales 1910-1912;Good Hope 1912;Shannon 1912-14;Fisgard 1914;Hosp Ships Drina 1914-16;St Margaret of Scotland 1916-18 Victory for R.N.Hospital and Dyd.Portland 1918-21;R.N.Hospital Plymouth 1921-25;H,M.S.Thunderer 1925-26;Erebus 1926-27;R.M.Barracks,Plymouth,1927;R.of Dingwell with Strathpeller Mission 1927-29; V.of Old Warden,Biggleswade. 1929-36;Rector of Northchurch,Herts,Dio.of St Albans from 1936-39
Sold with copied Crockfords Clerical Directory,1939,Medal roll, London Gazette,and Cambridge University Alumni.
Naval Chaplains Medals very scarce on the market-note also entitled to the 1914/15 Star.Served 25 years as a Naval Chaplain.

Code: 52432

SOLD


ROYAL NAVAL GROUP OF SEVEN- TO COMMISSIONED GUNNER LATER LEIUTENANT COMMANDER ARTHUR BAKER- ROYAL NAVY

ROYAL NAVAL GROUP OF SEVEN- TO COMMISSIONED GUNNER LATER LEIUTENANT COMMANDER ARTHUR BAKER- ROYAL NAVY

1914/15 Star trio,named to: J3771 A.BAKER L.S.R.N.
GNR A.BAKER R.N. on pair,1939/45 Star,Atlantic Star,Defence and War Medals.
Medals about good very fine, court mounted for display.
Arthur Baker was born in Burgess Hill, Sussex in 1893.
He enlisted in the Royal Navy on 27th August, 1911.
He served on various Ships and Shore establishments.His WW1 service included IMPLACABLE/VERNON/VICTORY/SANDHUST FOR SABLE and MINOTAUR.He was discharged
to Officers' section, June 1918.He was confirmed in the rank of acting Gunner on 16th Setember 1918,and Commissioned Gunner on 22nd June,1928.He served in the Royal Australian Navy for two years,
being placed on the retired list on 21/09/1933.
He was recalled for service in WW2 and served on H.M.S.AMAZON/CALLIOPE/VERNON.
and reverted to the ritired list on 21/01/1945.He was granted the rank of Lt Commander in 1946. Arthur Baker died on 11/01/1954.
Comes with copied Rating's and Officer's service records.

Code: 52390

Reserved


DOUBLE I.G.S. GROUP OF SIX TO HOWARD ROYAL SIGNALS

DOUBLE I.G.S. GROUP OF SIX TO HOWARD ROYAL SIGNALS

India General Service Medal,(1908) clasp: NORTH WEST FRONTIER 1935 with M.I.D.emblem.
India General Service Medal,(George VI) clasps
NORTH WEST FRONTIER 1936-37 and NORTH WEST FRONTIER 1937-39 (top clasp attached by wire).1939/45 Star,Burma Star, Defence and War Medals.
First two named to: 2323148 SGLN.H.A.HOWARD.R.SIGNALS
Group very fine to good very fine,sometime lacquered,Couple of e/nicks on first two,court mounted with pin for wearing.
Comes with copies of Medal Rolls confirming Medals and clasps for first two Medals.
Nice combination of awards

Code: 52386

SOLD


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

SOLD


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