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A Multi Campaign Group to Chief Engine Room Artificer L.C. Cooper, who was M.I.D., and also awarded the Distinguished Service Medal.
Chief Engine Room Artificer L.C. Cooper, Royal Navy, mentioned in despatches and also awarded the Distinguished Service Medal. British War Medal named to M.11329 L.C. Cooper, B. Art, Royal Navy. Victory Medal named to M.11329 L.C. Cooper, Acting Engine Room Artificer 4th Class, Royal Navy. Naval General Service Medal 1915-62, Geo VI, clasp Palestine 1936-39 named to M.11329 L.C. Cooper, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class, Royal Navy. 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45, with oak leaf emblem. Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Geo V, coinage profile, named to M.11329 L.C. Cooper, Engine Room Artificer 1st Class, HMS Pembroke. Cooper was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal in the London Gazette of 1st January 1943, he was later awarded a Mention in Despatches for his involvement in an attack by a u-Boat whilst serving with HMS Chanticleer on 18th November 1943. Loose-mounted. (10) Generally very fine to good very fine

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A Distinguished Flying Cross Casualty Group of to a Flight Lieutenant, a Navigator in Halifaxs, later a Pathfinder
A Distinguished Flying Cross Group of 4 to Flight Lieutenant L. Roberts, 35th Squadron, a Navigator in Halifax’s, and later served in Pathfinder Forces. Distinguished Flying Cross, Geo VI, the reverse lower arm engraved 1944, 1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, clasp France and Germany, War Medal 39-45, all unnamed as issued. With typed casualty slip to Flight Lieutenant L. Roberts, D.F.C. Black and White photograph of him in uniform, and group photograph. DFC announced in London Gazette of 15th September 1944. With copy recommendation ‘Flying Officer Roberts has completed numerous successful sorties against targets in some of the enemy’s most heavily defended areas. The high standard of navigation he always carries out has contributed largely to the success achieved by his crew. This officer always displays great enthusiasm to proceed on operations, thereby setting a fine example to his fellow aircrew. In recognition of the reliability and accuracy of his navigation and his devotion to duty at all times, Flying Officer Roberts is recommended for a non-immediate awar of the Distinguished Flying Cross.’ Took part in at least 34 missions, including the big raids on Hamburg, Roberts took part in the Hamburg raid of 27th July, the raid which created the now infamous Firestorm in the city, killing tens of thousands of civilians. Also participated on several raids on Berlin, the Kassel firestorm raid, and later on many raids in France as part of the Path Finder Force, in preparation for the Allied landings, including St. Lo on D-Day itself. Includes squadron records, mission details etc. Court-mounted. (4) Nearly extremely fine

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The Historical Group of three to Miss Harrison, secretary to Lord Louis Mounbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma.
The historical group of three to Miss Maud .A. Harrison secretary to Lord Louis Mountbatten 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. The Order of St. John Officer Serving Sister, breast badge 4th type, Service Medal of the Order of St. John in Silver straight bar suspension unnamed, Bronze Medal Society of Science Letters and Art London named on reverse Maud A Harrison Prac Music Jun Div Mid 1902. With black and white photograph of Maud Harrison taken outside Broadlands in her uniform. Happy Christmas label to Dearest Maud with love and signed by Edwina Mountbatten inside named Miss Harrison. Original letter from Pamela Hicks Mountbatten's daughter to Maud dated 30th October 1979 from Broadlands Romsey Hampshire SO5 9ZD Telephone Romsey (0794) 513333 with Mountbatten's crest on top left hand side of letter. The letter is started by hand writing by Pamela Hicks Dear Maud the next part of the letter is typed: "Thank you for your sympathy which has been of great comfort at this terrible time. The loss of my father is irreparable but our family has been helped by the thousands of telegrams and letters we have received from all over the world. Whilst I appreciate them enormously it has meant that I have not been able to write and thank you nearly as soon as I would have liked. But I am deeply grateful for your kind thoughts and words which I will never forget. The remainder of the letter is hand written to Maud by Pamela Hicks "Mercifully Patricia can see again now. She and John are gradually recovering but broken hearts over poor little Nicholas do not make it easy. But we hope they will make a complete recovery in the end, although it will take some time. With much love ,from Pamela. With details of the Society of Science Letters and Arts London and details of Lady Pamela Hicks younger daughter of the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma by his wife the former Edwina Ashley. Through her father Hicks is a first cousin of Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh and the great-great grandchild of Queen Victoria and through her mother she is the second great- granddaughter of the 7th Earl of Shaftesbury. She was a bridesmaid to the Princess Elizabeth at her 1947 wedding to Prince Philip ,Duke of Edinburgh (her first cousin).As Lady-in-Waiting to Princess Elizabeth she was with her and the Duke of Edinburgh in Kenya when King George V1 died in 1952.In 1954 she accompanied the Queen on the Royal tour to Australia and New Zealand she is 687th in line for the throne. Lord Louis Mountbatten 1st Earl of Mountbatten of Burma was assassinated on the 27th August 1979 killed by the IRA who placed a bomb in his fishing boat Shadow V at Mullageemore County in Ireland his grandson Nicholas was killed along with two others a total of four killed in the explosion. Shadow V was moored in the harbour at Mullaghmore IRA member Thomas McMahon had slipped onto the unguarded boat at night and attached a radio controlled bomb .The bomb was detonated the boat was just a few hundred yards from the shore the boat was destroyed Mountbatten's legs were almost blown off he was aged 79 and was pulled alive from the water by fisherman but died from his injuries before being brought to shore. Also killed were his grandson Nicholas aged 14 also Paul Maxwell a young crew member and Doreen Lady Brabourne aged 83 died of her injuries the following day.The IRA claimed responsibility for the execution of Mountbatten. On the 5th September 1979 Mountbatten received a ceremonial funeral at Westminster Abbey which was attended by the Queen Mountbatten was buried in Romsey Abbey. The killing of Mountbatten was a black day in British History an important historical group with connections to the Royal family. Medals court mounted, (3)Extremely fine

Code: 51832Price: 1100.00 GBP


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A Military Cross and pair to Lieutenant E. Hancock
Lieutenant E. Hancock, a Military Cross Winner. Military Cross, Geo V, unnamed as issued. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to Lieutenant E. Hancock. A copy of a citation with the group suggests it was awarded in the London Gazette of 16th September 1918. ‘For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. The section in which this officer was in command was being heavily shelled, during the course of which a 15-in shell destroyed the drainage system in the vicinity and flooded one gun position, while in the other the gun platform was smashed by a shell. He managed to get them both into action again and kept them firing. He was several times knocked over by shell explosions.’ Loose-mounted. (3) Nearly extremely fine

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Military Medal and pair to Private F.S. Sillick, 7th London Regiment and 22nd London Regiment
Private F.S. Sillick, 7th London Regiment, and awarded the MM with the 22nd London Regiment. Military Medal, Geo V, named to 695085 Private F.S. Sillick, 1/22nd London Regiment. British War Medal and Victory Medal both named to 351648 Private F.S. Sillick, 7th London Regiment. Military Medal, London Gazette 13th November 1918. Frank Sidney Sillick, a native of Chiswick, originally served in the ‘Shiny’ 7th (City of London) Battalion. He was later awarded his MM for gallant deeds whilst serving with the 1/22nd Battalion in the summer of 1918. The history of the 47th (London) Division lists his award as being approved on 4th August 1918, a period in which the Battalion was frequently engaged on patrols and raids. His SWB roll mentions that he was eventually discharged from further service on the 4th February 1919 as a result of his wounds. With copy London Gazette, copy MM roll and SWB List, and other pages of research. Court-mounted, Lightly toned. (3) Good very fine

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Royal Victorian Order to Leonard G. Perkins, with Royal connections
Member of the Royal Victorian Order, 5th Class, in box of issue. Awarded to Leonard G. Perkins, Esq, 16 The Close, Isleworth, Middlesex. With a folder full of research and photographs relating to the award. Letter from the Private Secretary to The Princess Margaret, The Countess Snowdon, and one from a Private Secretary at St. James’s Palace, which reads ‘The Duke and Duchess of Kent have asked me to send you their warmest congratulations on the award of your M.V.O. Their Royal Highnesses are so pleased that all you have done for the members of the Royal Family, including themselves on their visits abroad over many years, has been recognised in this way. The Duke and Duchess send you their warmest good wishes for many happy years ahead. A letter written on behalf of Princess Alexandra on 5th March 1979, a letter from the Queen’s Flight, RAF Benson, congratulating him on his award, and wishing him a long and happy retirement, a letter from the Chaplain of the Royal Victorian Order, inviting him to The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy, and a letter from the Central Chancery of Knighthood. The folder in which these letters are contained also includes a number of colour photographs of his investiture ceremony. There is also another folder containing a number of original documents relating to the Royal Victorian Order, including a registered envelope addressed to Leonard Perkins Esq. M.V.O., 16 The Close, Isleworth, Middlesex. TW7 4BL. Extremely fine

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Military Medal to 9th Battalion, Royal Scots
Military Medal, Geo V, named to 350349 Private J. McConachie, 1/9th Royal Scots. London Gazette 16th July 1918 for France. From Edinburgh, the date of the gazette would suggest this is an award of the March Offensive of 1918. Good very fine

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An unusual Dhofar Pair to Gunner J.L. Bastick, Royal Artillery
Gunner J.L. Bastick, Royal Artillery. Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Dhofar named to 24188940 Gunner J.L. Bastick, Royal Artillery. Oman General Service Medal, unnamed as issued. (2) Good very fine

Code: 51818Price: 395.00 GBP


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Vietnam Pair to Corporal McDermott, Australian Logistics Support Company
Corporal N. McDermott, 17th Construction Squadron, Australian Logistics Support Company. Vietnam Medal named to 11440 N. McDermott. South Vietnam Campaign Star, bar 1960, unnamed as issued. With research. Served 911 days between 21st Mau 1965 and 12th December 1970. Involved in building a Hospital for Vietnamese islanders on Long Son Island (research refers). Court-mounted. (2) Nearly extremely fine

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Malaya and Borneo pair to a Rifleman in the 7th Gurkha Rifles
Rifleman G. Limbu,7th Gurkha Rifles. General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II,, clasp Malaya and Campaign Service Medal 1962, clasp Borneo both named to 21147420 Rifleman Gangaparsad Limbu, 7th Gurkha Rifles. Loose-mounted. (2) Generally very fine

Code: 51817Price: 150.00 GBP

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