WW1 British War Medal ( BWM ) Bronze issue to Chinese Labour Corps ( CLC)
Medal near VF condition with some edge nibbles. Correctly impressed "No 59602. Chinese L.C." No name just a number and unit in the case of the Chinese recipients. Short length of ribbon remaining. Scarce. read more
WW1 Victory Medal to Pte R. Buttrick Honourable Artillery Company Infantry ( HAC )
Correctly impressed to " 5136 Pte. R. Buttrick. H.A.C. - INF - "
Medal in NEF condition with short length of original watermarked ribbon. read more
WW2 Blitz - Dartford Kent Fire Brigade - 10 Year Long Service Medal awarded to 14929 Sidney C Bullock - with some paperwork
Dartford was the front line for the German bombardment and the Dartford area was the most heavily bombed area per acre in Britain during WW2. Planes which could not make it to London often dumped their bombs on Dartford before returning home. Flying bombs (V1 Doodlebugs and V2 rockets) fell short of London on many occasions. Over 13,000 houses were damaged by bombing and some 150 peopl... read more
1956 Save Driving Award Enamel and white metal medal
In good condition with no damage to the enamel. Know any good drivers born in 1956? Would make an alternative birthday present! Unnamed as issued, maker marked to reverse. read more
WW1 medals to Sidney Osborne, Mercantile Marine / British War Medal Pair
Full size original medal pair correctly named in upright capitals to "SIDNEY OSBORNE" Both medals are NEF.
He is listed in the WW1 Mercantile Marine Medal card index and his details are given there as follows:
Place of Birth: Bournemouth
Year of Birth: 1875
Medals sent to: 1 College Street, Southampton
Certificate of Discharge No: 71642... read more
WW1 Australia Mercantile Marine Medal Pair issued W. Thompson an Australian - very scarce
BWM and Mercantile Marine pair correctly impressed to "W. Thompson Australian 784". Medals in GVF+ condition, but ribbons are not full length. A scarce pair of medals. Low issue number. NEF
WW1 South African Mercantile Marine Medal issued to A.M. Hay - scarce
Full size Mercantile Marine War Medal, 1914 - 1918 correctly impressed "A.M. Hay" NEF+
As his medal is impressed with just his initials and surname, this indicates a South Afircan recipient as this was the fashion in which medals to South African recipients were named. These medals are scarce on the market. read more
WW1 Mercantile Marine Pair named to Henry R. Woolf
Full size original medal pair ( British War Medal a Mercantile Marine Medal) correctly named in upright capitals to Henry R. Woolf. Both GVF+
ON a visit to PRO Kew I noted his BWM medal card confirms he was born in Shaldon, a coastal town in Devon, in 1901 (BT351/1). I do not have a copy of this but it is correct. read more
WW2 Pacific Campaign Star awarded to British Forces for service in Malaya, Singapore and the Pacific Ocean
Full size genuine medal.
The Pacific Star was awarded for operational service in Malaya, Singapore, China, Hong Kong or Sumatra between 8 December 1941 and 2 September 1945.
To be entitled to the Pacific Star, one must have had at least one of the following:
1 day of operational service in the army in the above qualifying areas
1 day of operational se... read more
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