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Sergeant E.P. Spurlock, a Military Medal and bar winner with the Royal Engineers Military Medal, Geo V, with second award bar (506576 SJT E.P. SPURLOCK, 504/WESSEX F. COY R.E.-T.F.) British War Medal and Victory Medal (506576 SJT E.P. SPURLOCK. R.E.) Military Medal, London Gazette 16th August 1917, bar to the Military Medal, 27th June 1918. Ernest Payne Spurlock, worked for the Great Western Railway in Swindon, then for the Canadian Northern Railroad, with 1901 census details, passenger manifests for his travel to Canada, confirmation of his employment and laminated copies of his London Gazette entries. Loose-mounted, toned. (3) Good very fine
Code: 51207Price: 1250.00 GBP
Military Medal, Geo V, (13921 PTE T. CONNELL. VII.C.C.BN. A.C.C.) Army Cyclists Corps- Together with recipient’s original Soldier’s Pay Book for use on Active Service, and an original group photograph printed as a photo card, with Connell being identified as sitting on the ground at the front and in the middle. Thomas Connell came from Bootle in Lancashire, and worked as a Labourer. With the outbreak of the Great War, he enlisted into the British Army Territorial Force on 9th November 1914, joining up when aged 18 years and 7 months, and joining as a Private (No.2916 later No.13921) the Army Cyclist Corps, and then saw service with the 7th Corps Cyclist Battalion, in France from circa 1916 onwards. It was during the German March Offensive in March 1918, that a number of men from the 7th Corps Cyclist Battalion performed a rear guard action operating as lewis gunners, and it was for this action which occurred between 21st and 22nd March 1918 that five men from the 7th Corps Cyclist Battalion were awarded the Military Medal, these being Lance Corporal C. Hill, Lance Corporal F.W. Robinson, Private J. Hennessey and Private T. Connell, Connell who was serving with ‘C’ Company at the time, was notified of the award of his Military Medal for bravery in the field in April 1918, with the award being published in the London Gazette of 12th June 1918. Connell was additionally awarded three service chevrons.
Scarce MM to the Army Cyclists Corps.
Condition- Good very fine
Second Lieutenant W. Crees, Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment), a 1st July 1916 Casualty British War Medal andVictory Medal both named to 2nd Lieutenant W. Crees.
William Crees killed in action on 1st July 1916,1st Day of the Somme aged 34. The son of Charles and Harriett Crees, husband of Lucy Crees of 6 South View, East Road, Selsey, Sussex. Born at Selsey, had 16 years service and is buried in Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt.
With CWGC info and modern photograph’s of his grave. (2) Nearly extremely fine
Code: 51209Price: 875.00 GBP
Lance Corporal G.R. Markham, an October 1914 Casualty with the Dorset Regiment. 1914 Star, with 5th Aug-22nd Nov, named to 6893 Lance Corporal G. Markham, Dorset Regiment. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to 6893 Private G.R. Markham, Dorset Regiment. Lance Corporal George Richard Markham, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment, killed on 13th October 1914 at the Battle of La Bassee, and is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial. With copy census details and Medal Index Card. (3) Nearly extremely fine
Code: 51210Price: 495.00 GBP
Queens Mediterranean Medal (3951 PTE J. MACDONALD. SEAFORTH HIGHRS). With copy medal roll.
Code: 51213Price: 375.00 GBP
Captain H.C. Blanshard, Australian Imperial Force. 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 39-45 and Australian Service Medal, (NX60048 H.C. BLANSHARD). Efficiency Medal, Eliz II, fixed suspender Australia (NX60048 LT H.C. BLANSHARD CAF) With research notes, Born Sydney, New South Wales 9th July 1918. A single man living at Manly, New South Wales, served in the Middle East in Syria against the Vichy French in June 1941, returned to Australia 31st March 1942, in February 1944, he embarked at Brisbane to go to New Guinea to fight against the Japanese, returning to Australia on 19th July 1944. His time was spent serving with 2/9th Field Regiment of Artillery. With cloth WW2 Australian Artillery Badge. Court-mounted. (6) Nearly extremely fine
Code: 51214Price: 350.00 GBP
Brigadier J.E. Dowty, General List 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 39-45 and Coronation Medal 1953, all unnamed as issued. In box of issue addressed to Brigadier J.E. Dowty, O.B.E. 156 Cheam Road, Cheam Common Road, Worcester Park, Surrey. With copy 1911 census details. London Gazette 9th June 1931 ‘Captain J.E. Dowty, relinquishes his temp. commission on ceasing to be employed with the British Troops in China, 10th May 1931.’ London Gazette 24th March 1944 ‘2nd Lt J.E. Dowty, is granted the hon. Rank of Brig., 9th September 1943 on ceasing to be employed.’. London Gazette 29th December 1950. ‘Lt. (Hon. Brig) O.B.E. relinquishes his commission, 15th November 1950, on ceasing to be employed, retaining the hon. Rank of Brig. (5)
Code: 51212Price: 195.00 GBP
Able Seaman R. Singleton, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to B.Z. 2071 R. Singleton, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. In a cigarette case. With copy papers from Bridgwater, Somerset. Born 25th May 1899. His papers mark him as having served on the S.S. Cordova, which was sunk on 12th December 1917 and was a Defensively Armed Merchant Ship which was sunk by a Torpedo Boat in the North Sea, 50 miles off the coast of Bergen. With research including Census details, and medal rolls. (2) Good very fine
Code: 51211Price: 100.00 GBP
Guernsey. Liberation Day Celebrations Committee 1985, silver medallion in fitted case. Condition Extremely Fine.
Code: 51215Price: 45.00 GBP
China 1857 2 clasps Taku Forts 1860/Pekin 1860Trumpr Josh Hawkes 4th Bde Rl.Arty.
with copy roll pages confirming award of both clasps.
Together with picture of Hawkes in uniform wearing his medals.
Scarce medal to a Trumpeter.
Condition GVF few edge nicks
Code: 51182Price: 525.00 GBP
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