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BRITISH WAR MEDAL TO MISS MARGARET M FARQUHAR-Y.M.C.A.

BRITISH WAR MEDAL TO MISS MARGARET M FARQUHAR-Y.M.C.A.

British War Medal, named to: M.M.FAROUHAR.
Medal about good very fine and toned, on orginal full-length of silk ribbon.
There is no M Fafouhar on the Medal Index cards or Medal rolls,and only one M M Farquhar, which is Mrs Margaret M Faquhar, who served with the Y.M.C.A.
The name Farouhar looks to have been derived from Farquhar, with the replacing or mis-spelling of the name.In this instance, it looks as though the engraver has also mis-spelt it!
Margaret Farquhar served with the Y.M.C.A. at Etaples France, address given as: 184, Braid Road, Edinburgh

Code: 52415

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GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL CLASP MALAYA TO GUNN-ROYAL MILITARY POLICE-TAKEN PRISONER OF WAR AT SINGAPORE WHEN SERVING WITH THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS

GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL CLASP MALAYA TO GUNN-ROYAL MILITARY POLICE-TAKEN PRISONER OF WAR AT SINGAPORE WHEN SERVING WITH THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS

General Service Medal (George VI) clasp: MALAYA.
Named to: 2876095 PTE W.A.GUNN. R.MP.
Medal about good fine, and a little polished,one e/bruise.
William Alexander Nevin Gunn was born on 24/07/1918
at Aberdeen, Scotland.
He had at some time joined the 2nd Btn., Gordon Highlanders,who were heavily engaged in the defence of Singapore and was captured by the Japanese at Singapore on:15/02/1942.He was held captive at Tamarkan,Kanburi, Tamaran and Takli, from where he was released.He is on the list of Prisoners who worked on the Burma-Siam Railway.Following his realease and recovery he transferred at some time to the Royal Military Police.He is additionally entitled to the 1939/45 Star,Pacific Star, Defence and War Medals.Sold with copied P.O.W. lists, etc.

Code: 52410

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M.B.E.GROUP OF FIVE TO SHIPWRIGHT COMMANDER ALFRED CHARLES SMITH

M.B.E.GROUP OF FIVE TO SHIPWRIGHT COMMANDER ALFRED CHARLES SMITH

Order of the British Empire members badge(Military Division) Queens South Africa Medal,no clasp, this named to; CARP.C.SMITH, R.N. H.M.S. PEARL.(Large impressed naming)
1914/15 Star, named to: CH.CARP.A.C.SMITH.
British War and Victory Medals, named to: SHPT.LT.A.C. SMITH.(B.W.M.off re-impressed)
Medals good very fine to extremely fine,the M.B.E.suspension slightly bent.
Alfred Charles Smith was born in Torpoint, Cornwall, on 18th September, 1866.
He enlisted in the Royal Navy on 22nd October,1889.He served on numerous Ships and shore establishments,serving on H.M.S.Pearl on the Cape Station,in the Boer War.In WW1 he was serving on H.M.S.Thunderer,and on 07/01/1916 was appointed Brrack Master at Cranwell.For his services there he was awarded the M.B.E.(London Gazette 27th June, 1919: Shipwright Lieutenant Alfred Charles Smith,For valuable services as Barrack Master,Cranwell Air Station.)
He was placed on the retired list on 18/09/1921,and was confirmed in the rank of Shipwright Lietenant Commander (Retd) 13th September 1926.
He died on 13th May, 1930.
Comes with copied Rating's and Officers Naval papers.



Code: 52385

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BOER WAR LONG SERVICE GROUP OF FOUR TO BELL- NORFOLK REGIMENT

BOER WAR LONG SERVICE GROUP OF FOUR TO BELL- NORFOLK REGIMENT

Queens South Africa Medal, clasps: CAPE COLONY/PAARDEBERG
JOHANNESBURG.Kings's Sourh Africa Medal,clasps: SOUTH AFRICA 1901/SOUTH AFRICA 1902.
Named to: 5083 PTE.C.BELL.NORFOLK REGT.
British War Medal, named to: 5083 A C SJT C.BELL.NORF R.
Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal(George V) Named to:
5083 L.SGT.C.BELL. NORF R.
First two very fine with contact wear,mounted on pin for wearing, last two extremely fine,on original full length ribbons.
Charkes Bell was born in Gt Yarmouth in 1879, and worked as a Grocers assistant before attesting for the Norfolk Regiment on 19th December, 1898.
He served in South Africa,Gibralter and India.He re-engaged at Gibraltar,in 1910 and was received a certificate in map reading,and and a tepmporary Schoolmasters certificate,and served as an acting Schoolmaster Sergeant from 29/01/1912-08/09/1914.He served in India from 22/01/1911 to 13/09/1920 when he was discharged, his rank then being C/Q/M/SJT.His address given upon discharge was 206,Palgrave Road, Great Yarmouth.His Wife died at Bangalore 23rd August, 1918.
Long Service Medal awarded 1917, papers show entitlement to Medals and clasps for the Boer War,British War Medal only for WW1.
A very full set of service papers available online.

Code: 52352

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2ND NORFOLK ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS MEDAL-IN ORIGINAL FITTED BOX

2ND NORFOLK ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS MEDAL-IN ORIGINAL FITTED BOX

2nd Norfolk Artillery Volunteers Medal,silver 31 mm
Reverse: HON'Y MEMBER 2ND NORFOLK ARTILLERY VOL'RS.
Medal about good very fine, on original pin,and ribbon, which is a little stained.
In original fitted case
Scarce

Code: 52347

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SUTLEJ/PUNNIAR STAR PAIR TO FELWICK-WOUNDED AT ALIWAL

SUTLEJ/PUNNIAR STAR PAIR TO FELWICK-WOUNDED AT ALIWAL

Sutlej Medal for Moodkee,clasps: FEROZESHUHUR /ALIWAL.
Named to: PTE.JAMES FELWICK 50TH REGT.
Punniar Star, named to; Private James Felwick 50th Queens Own Regt.
This named in running script, with contemporary replacement suspension.Medals Fair to Fine,Sutlej severley pitted and worn,the Star with two blunted points from contact wear.
James Felwick was wounded at Aliwal on 21/08/1846


Code: 52346

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BRITISH EMPIRE GROUP OF FIVE TO SKIPPER GREENGRASS-SKIPPER MOTOR FISHING VESSEL

BRITISH EMPIRE GROUP OF FIVE TO SKIPPER GREENGRASS-SKIPPER MOTOR FISHING VESSEL "WINSTON"

British Empire Medal,(Civil) named to: JERMYN T GREENGRASS
1914/15 Star trio,named to: WSA1801 J.T.GREENGRASS SKR.,R.N.R (naming engraved on B.E.M.)
1939/45 War Medal, un-named as issued.

Medals very fine and better, mounted on felt pad.
London Gazette: 24th June,1946: Jermyn Thomas Greengrass, Skipper,Motor Fishing Vessel "Winston"
Jermyn Thomas Greengrass was born in Lowestoft, Suffolk in 1882.
He was enrolled on 12/07/1915, and served in H M D "Placeo" "Kingfisher" and "White Oak"
For WW2 as well as being awarded the B.E.M., he is on the roll for the 1939/45 War Medal.

Code: 52332

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BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-AND I.G.S AFGHANISTAN 1919-HINCKS MACHINE GUN CORPS AND MOTOR MACHINE GUN SERVICE ROYAL ARTILLERY

British War and Victory Medal,India General Service Medal,clasp AFGHANISTAN N.W.F.1919.
Named to 2120 GNR. A.E.HINCKS. M.G.CORPS.
Medals about very fine and better, the I.G.S.cleaned and officially re-impressed.
Comes wth copied M.I.C.and Medal roll for the I.G.S.,which shows Hincks serving with the 3rd Motor Machine Gun Battery.

Code: 52327

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VICTORY MEDAL TO LIEUT LINFORD ROYAL AIR FORCE-AN OBSERVER-HE WAS MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES TWICE

VICTORY MEDAL TO LIEUT LINFORD ROYAL AIR FORCE-AN OBSERVER-HE WAS MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES TWICE

Victory Medal, named to: LIEUT.R.D.LINFORD R.A.F.
Medal about good very fine.
Robert Dudley Linford was born on 18th July, 1893.He lived at Trinity St., Norwich, Norfolk.
He joined the Royal Air Force on 25th April,1918 after previous service as an oficer in the 1/7th Warwickshire Regiment,and was attached to the Royal Flying Corps on 13/10/1917.
He was appointed to 36 Squadron..He was later posted to 149 where he served as a night flying observer, and 12 and 22 Squadrons.
Under Special quilifications it states that he was the designer of three telescopes for torpedo directors and other optical instruments,Sgt Instructor? of Lewis Guns etc.
Since joining R.F.C:-
Flown as an observer:- RE R7,
Landed? a Bristol Fighter.
DH4,FE2B,FE2D
Course at School of Aerial gunnery, Hythe, 12/11/1917-04/01/1918.
Mentioned in despatches 18/12/1917 (Warwickshire Regt) and 11/07/1919 (149 Squad)
Joined the Territorial Army 08/11/1038 (78th A.A.Regt.,Royal Artillery)
Interesting recipient-worthy of further research.

Comes with copied M.I.C.,London Gazettes,and R.A.F. Record

Code: 52296

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BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-WITH ORIGINAL DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE TO DAYNES-CAMBRIDGESHIRE REGIMENT

BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS-WITH ORIGINAL DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE TO DAYNES-CAMBRIDGESHIRE REGIMENT

British War and Victory Medals, named to; 2979 PTE.R.F.DAYNES CAMB R.
Medals about good very fine, on original ribbons,mounted on pin for wearing.Also comes with his original framed discharge certificate,named to; 326052 Private Robert Frank Daynes Cambridgeshire Regiment.Honourably discharged on February 5th 1920.Good condition.Please note: THIS ITEM CANNOT BE POSTED,and arrangements will have to be arranged for collection.
Medal Index card confirms change of number.

Code: 52284

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