Interesting box of paperwork and photos - Yeoman Warder / Regimental Sergeant Major F.W.B. Little, DCM, Royal Field Artillery
Spanning the 1890s, The Boer War and up to and including WW1, this is a large collection of paperwork, family items and including some great cabinet photos and CDVs of this soldier and his family, including five letters written to his mother in the field from South Africa (five letters of about 19.5 sides of closely written text of his contact with the Boers) and five letters to his daughter in... read more
1914 Mons Trio, Defence Medal and Army LSGC Medal (GV) to a senior NCO, Royal Engineers
1914 Star and bar to 15075. 2. Cpl W.J. Whitters R.E.; BWM & VM (Acting W.O. Cl. 2 R.E.); Defence Medal, 1939 - 1945 (unnamed as issued); Army LSGC (GV) to 1851938 Sjt R.E.) William was from Belfast. His father's medal ) James Whitters who served in the the Inniskilling Fusiliers) is separately listed
In NEF condition which is surprising for such a long serving soldi... read more
Army LSGC Medal ( 27th ) Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - Sergeant James Whitters
Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (3rd type Victoria issue, small lettered reverse). Poor but adequate suspender repair and single slight edge bruise. NVF. His only medal.
Engraved in rim in upright capitals “2148 SERGT, J. WHITTERS. R. INNIS FUS”
With biographical write-up and a copy of his service papers (8 ages) from the PRO Kew (WO 100 97/6231).<... read more
Scarce WW1 Mercantile Marine Pair to an Australian - M. Connor
BWM and Mercantile Marine pair correctly impressed to an "M. Connor, Australia. 2287". Original full length ribbons. Medals in GVF+ condition. A scarce pair of medals.
Slip that came with the medals confirm his year of birth as 1874 and his address as 428 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Australia.
Scarce ISM (GVI) award to Foreign Office Home Service Messenger plus WW1 pair and dog tag (Royal Artillery)
WW1 pair (with original ribbons) correctly impressed to 68799 Gnr. A.H. Currell. R.A. and matching dog tag confirming his religion as Church of England and his unit as Royal Garrison Artillery, plus a Imperial Service Medal in Box of issue named in upright capitals to Albert Henry Currell. The clasp at the top of the ribbon is missing its pin, otherwise all medals in good condition. <... read more
QUEENS MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL to Sergt DUNBAR, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Correctly impressed to "3112 SERJT: T. DUNBAR. L.N. LANC: REGt" NEF condition, but on the reverse just above the ships masts there are two very small light scratches.
This a 3rd Militia Battalion award. The 3rd Battalion was embodied in January 1900 and served in the Mediterranean as garrison troops.
COPY GV (WWI era) Full size Military Cross
Perfect as a gap filler for a WW1 gallantry group, this is a modern reproduction medal (clearly marked copy on the reverse) mounted on the correct ribbon with pin medal bar on rear for suspension. At least 10 years old so not one of the more recent flimsy copies. Very good condition. read more
Bronze British War Medal 1914-1920 - awarded to Tom Phitshane, a South African
Correctly impressed to 8472 Pte Tom Phitshane S.A.N.L.C.
(South African Native Labour Corps). Condition very good with only a few minor edge nibbles. 110,000 only issued in bronze compared to 6.5 million silver medals. Scarce. read more
Solihull Coronation Medal for King George VI
An attractive large pewter medal with small suspension ring for the original thin red, white and blue ribbon. Obverse with attractively modelled conjoined busts of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (the current Queen's mother and father). Revserve has SOLIHULL stamped into it. Good condition but with some tarnishing.
Original Silk Watermarked 9 inch length of WW1 Allied Victory Medal Ribbon
Uncut 9 inch length as origionally supplied, this is the correctly watermarked original silk ribbon from the early 1920s. Folded and with creases, but hard to find. read more