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SERGEANT ROBERT SWANSBOROUGH, 18TH BN, CEF Military Medal, GV (745172 L/Cpl. 18/W. ONT.: R.), BWM & VM (745172 Sgt. 18-Can. Inf.) Swansborough joined the 116th Battalion on 11 December 1915 at Uxbridge, ON. He was awarded the Military Medal “for rescuing soldiers from machine gun fire” according to the family. His M.M. is found in the L. G. On 11 February 1919. Purchased directly from family in UK. (3) Condition is GVF.
10 Year NSDAP Service Cross. A nice example of a Cased 10 Year NSDAP Service Cross. The cross is of two piece construction and is the thicker type with a nice bronze plating on a zinc alloy. The cross has some minor wear to the high points on the front but nothing serious. There are no markings to the loop. The cross comes with a nice piece of original ribbon. The cross is contained in it's two piece brown card case that has a gold blocked eagle to the lid and the maker's RZM M1/72 in purple ink stamped to the underside. The case has a nice flocked liner inside and is in good overall condition. The cross also comes with a Niemann guarantee. condition is GVF.
1914-15 Miniature Medal Group of three 1914-15 Star, BWM & VM miniatures mounted for wear. A tear exists on the ribbon of the VM. Still a nice group. Condition is GVF. (3)
1914-15 Star name erased. Condition is GVF.
1939-1945 Star 1939-1945 Star Condition is GVF.
1939-1945 Star Some verdigree to front of star.
1939-1945 War Medal 1939-1945 War Medal (cupro-nickel British issue) Condition is EF.
1939-1945 War Medal 1939-1945 War Medal silver Canadian issue) Condition is GVF.
1939-1945 War Medal 1939-1945 War Medal (cupro-nickel British issue) Condition is EF.
1939-1945 War Medal 1939-1945 War Medal silver Canadian issue) Condition is GVF.
1939-1945 War Medal 1939-1945 War Medal (cupro-nickel British issue) Some traces of lacquer. Condition is GVF.
1939-1945 War Medal 1939-1945 War Medal (cupro-nickel British issue) Some traces of lacquer and suspender is bent. Condition is VF.
1939-1945 War Medal 1939-1945 War Medal (cupro-nickel British issue) Condition is GVF.
1939-1945 War Medal 1939-1945 War Medal (silver, Canadian issue) Condition is GVF.
1939-1945 War Medal 1939-1945 War Medal (cupro-nickel British issue) Condition is GVF.
1939-45 War Medal 1939-45 War Medal, in silver, Canadian issue. Condition is GVF.
2nd Class Staff Sergeant J. Barrett, Army Service Corps Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, Victorian issue, 3rd type, 1874-1901 (1121. 2nd C.S. Sgt A. S. Corps) Barrett served in the Red River Campaign, 1870, Louis Riel’s 1st Rebellion which led to the creation of Manitoba. Ideal opportunity to purchase a medal to a soldier who participated in one of Canada’s important battles in its young history. CGSM, WITH RED RIVER 1870 CLASP, SELL FOR ABOUT $2500. Supplied is a copy of page confirming medal from Neale & Irwin, The Medal Roll of the Red River Campaign of 1870 in Canada, p. 25 and page from Medals Claim Board confirming his award of the CGSM, RR 1870 clasp. Condition is GVF.
2ND LIEUTENANT JOHN ARTHURE GRIMES, 1ST BATTALLION , ROYAL BERKSHIRE REGIMENT Military Cross, GV, ( LIEUT. J. A . GRIMES Nov. 30th 1917.) Grimes was KILLED IN ACTION ON 7 MARCH 1918. According to the battalion war diary for that date: At 1235 a.m. the enemy "projected" gas on our front. The projection was by means of “rum jar” Trench Mortars. High Explosive was used and the detonations were terrific, damaging the trenches badly and veiling the fact that gas was present. The gas was of the Phosgene type. 2/Lieut J A GRIMES MC died from the effects of the gas after gallantly endeavouring to rescue his orderly who had been buried in the trench. Grimes is buried in the Metz-En-Couture Communal Cemetery British Extension. Sold with copy MIC card and CWGC certificate. Note: His BWM & VM are held in The Rifles and Berkshire Museum. Condition is GVF.
ABLE-BODIED SEAMAN D. BREWER, ROYAL NAVY British War Medal &Victory Medal (J.42049 A. B. R. N.), Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, GV (42049 A. B H. M. S. Vernon.) Brewer was awarded his LS&GC Medal on 19 July 1932. Sold with copy of RN LS&GC Medal Roll. Mounted as worn.
Acting Corporal Alexander Adair, Central Ontario Regiment British War Medal (839084 A. Cpl. C.O.R.) Adair joined the 147th Grey Bn on 12 May 1916 in Port Athur, ON. His attestation paper lists 2 years service with the 30th Wellington Rifles. Condition is GVF.
ACTING CORPORAL AUBREY LEWIS MACDONALD, 78TH BATTALION, CEF Military Medal, GV (922612 Pte-A. Cpl - 78/MAN: R.), BWM & VM (922612 A. Cpl. 78-Can. Inf.) Macdonald, a Nova Scotian, joined the 200th Battalion on 10 July 1916 in Camp Hughes, Manitoba, and joined the 78th battalion at Shorncliffe, England on 16 November 1917. He was WIA receiving a gun shot wound to the left leg on 14 August 1918. He was awarded the Military Medal as mentioned in the Extract form Battalion Order No.970. Dated. Dec. 11th. 1918. Sold with copy service papers. Mounted as worn. (3) Condition is GVF.
Acting Corporal Fred Hodgson, 8th Battalion, CEF 1914-15 Star (A38193 Pte 8/Can: Inf:), British War Medal, Victory Medal (438193 A. Cpl. 18-Can.. Inf.) Hodgson enlisted in the CEF on 24 March 1915 at Fort William, ON. He joined the 52nd Battalion at Shorncliffe, England on 28 July 1915, at some point later on he served with the 8th Battalion. Mounted for wear. (3) Condition is GVF.
Acting Sergeant Edwin James Funnell, 29th Battalion, CEF British War Medal (645480 A. Sgt. 29-Can. Inf.), Memorial Plaque (Edwin James Funnell) Funnell joined the 158th Battalion on 20 January 1916 at Vancouver, B.C. He was KIA on 21 August 1917 and is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial. Sold with 1 photo, 1 postcard and 2 cards sent from Minister of Defence and a copy of attestation paper. Condition is NEF (2)
Africa Star Africa Star Condition is GVF.
Africa Star Africa Star with North Africa 1942-43 clasp. Condition is GVF.
Allied Victory Medal Name erased. Condition is GVF.
Atlantic Star Atlantic Star Condition is GVF.
Atlantic Star Atlantic Star Condition is GVF.
Atlantic Star Atlantic Star Condition is GVF
Austrian/German WWI/WWII group of 7 1939 War Merit Cross, Swords; Eastern Front Medal 1941/42; Austrian Medal & Bravery Cross; 1914/18 War Honour Cross, Swords; Wehrmacht Long Service Medal (4 years), West Wall Medal. Mounted. (7) Condition is GVF.
BOY HENRY PASMORE, HMS GLASGOW, ROYAL NAVY Naval General Service Medal, Navarino clasp (HEN_ _ _ _ SMORE.) Henry Pasmore is the only one of that name on the medal roll. Missing several letters from name, but still identifiable. Suspender is wobbly. Despite its Fine condition, it is a steal at this price; this medal normally retails for $2800-$3000. Contact me for pics of the naming. Condition is almost Fine.
British Battles and Medals, 7th edition, by John Hayward, Diana Birch and Richard Bishop (hardcover, 798 pp) This is a book that no collector of British medals can be without. The book provides illustrations of the medals, the units awarded the medals, and pictures of the various naming styles associated with each campaign medal, as well as a color ribbon chart at the end of the book. It also has 17 appendices covering a wealth of details. A must buy for the collector, whether just beginning or the serious long term enthusiast. 2 copies available. Sold in cellophane wrapping. BOOK IS QUITE HEAVY SO PLEASE WAIT FOR SHIPPING QUOTE BEFORE MAKING PAYMENT.
British Orders & Decorations by James Charles Fisk (hardcover, 124pp with 76 plates of orders & decorations) A good introduction to the orders of the British Empire, includes both military and civil orders; NOTE that it does NOT include campaign medals. CONTACT ME FOR SHIPPING COST.
British War Medal Name erased. Condition is GVF.
Burma Star
C.Q.M. Sjt. George Henry Stevens, 29th Battalion, CEF Army Meritorious Service Medal, GV, swivel, (75875 C.Q.M. SJT. 29/CAN:INF:) Stevens joined the 29th Battalion on 6 November 1914 in Vancouver. His award is found in the London Gazette 17 June 1918 and the Canada Gazette 27 July 1918. Some light scratches. Condition is GVF.
Canadian Voluntary Service Medal Canadian Voluntary Service Medal (with clasp)
Canadian Voluntary Service Medal Canadian Voluntary Service Medal (without clasp) Condition is GVF
Canadian Voluntary Service Medal Canadian Voluntary Service Medal (without clasp) Condition is GVF.
Canadian Voluntary Service Medal Canadian Voluntary Service Medal (without clasp) Condition is GVF
Canadian Voluntary Service Medal Canadian Voluntary Service Medal (without clasp) Condition is GVF.
Canadian Voluntary Service Medal Canadian Voluntary Service Medal (without clasp) Condition is GVF.
Canadian Voluntary Service Medal Canadian Voluntary Service Medal (without clasp) Condition is GVF.
Canadian Voluntary Service Medal Canadian Voluntary Service Medal (with clasp) Condition is GVF.
Canadian Voluntary Service Medal Canadian Voluntary Service Medal (without clasp) Condition is GVF.
Captain Archibald Wilfred Gogay, Canadian Army Service Corps, CEF British War Medal (Capt. A W Gogay) Gogay, service number 20026, joined the 10th Battalion on 27 September 1914, at Valcartier, Quebec. He DIED OF DISEASE 2 November 1918 and is buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery. Sold with copy of CWGC Certificate. Condition is GVF.
CAPTAIN DUGALD BLACK MACLEAN, M. C., CANADIAN ARMY MEDICAL CORPS AND ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS British War Medal (CAPT. D. B. MACLEAN.) Dugald Maclean, born in Owen Sound, ON., and attended U of T where he played football and soccer. He graduated from the UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO AS A DOCTOR OF MEDICINE IN 1913, and was employed as HOUSE SURGEON AT THE WINNIPEG GENERAL HOSPITAL. He joined the CANADIAN ARMY MEDICAL CORP in June 1915 and transferred to the ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS after arriving in England. In July 1916 he was promoted Captain and assigned to the 8th East Lancashire Regiment as Medical Officer. During the regiment’s participation in the battle of Poziere’s on 15 July 1915 Captain Maclean’s work with the numerous casualties EARNED HIM A RECOMMENDATION FOR THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER. HE WAS AWARDED THE MILITARY CROSS FOR “Gallant action under shell fire while acting as medical officer to the 8th East Lancashire regiment." He was KILLED IN ACTION on 29August 1916 (Wigney reports him killed on 29 August 1918 in error). Sold with a duotang of research including a bit on his brother Major Neil Bruce Maclean, DSO, Royal Garrison Artillery.
Captain James Gordon Wilson Savage, Royal Winnipeg Rifles 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence Medal, Canadian issue; Canada Volunteer Service Medal, with overseas clasp; War Medal, Canadian issue. Birks Memorial Bar indicating Captain Savage DIED on 27 November 1944 and is buried in Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey, United Kingdom. James Savage, born in Brandon in 1916, was the son of United Church Reverend James Savage of Foxwarren, Manitoba. J.G.W. Savage, a student at United College, in Winnipeg, joined the Canadian Field Force as a 2nd Lieutenant on 23 October 1941. Captain Savage LANDED IN FRANCE ON D-DAY and was WOUNDED IN ACTION ON 25 JUNE 1944. He is mentioned in A Place of Honour Manitoba’s War Dead Commemorated in its Geography, p377, which indicates that Savage bay, on Blackfish Lake was named after him in 1995. Sold with a newspaper clipping titled “DIED of WOUNDS”, 2 official condolence slips from the Canadian Government and a ribbon & Maple Leaf device for the CVSM, and his officer shoulder boards, and with copy service papers. (8) Condition is GVF.
Captain Jean Baptiste Peloquin, Canadian Army Medical Corps Victory Medal (Capt. J.B. Peloquin.) Peloquin, a doctor, joined the Canadian Army Medical Corps on 1 August 1917 at Valcartier, QC. Condition is VF.
Captain William Boydon Adams, MC, 1st Battalion, CEF Military Cross, GV, (C.E.F. Capn. W. B. Adams M.C. 1st Battn 1918). Adams joined the 91st Battalion on 12 Jan 1916 in St. Thomas, ON., having served with the 24th Kent Regiment. He transferred to the 186th Battalion on February 28, 1916. An excerpt from the IODE Books of Remembrance reads: Lieutenant William Adams transferred to the 186th Battalion and after training in Canada went overseas with this unit arriving in England April 7th 1917. He proceeded to France in August, transferring to the 1st Battalion. For conspicuous bravery, Lieutenant Adams was awarded the Military Cross in June 1918, and shortly afterwards attached to the 1st Brigade, Canadian Infantry as Brigade Bombing Officer. Transferred back to 1st Battalion about the last of September as O.C.ACy, with Battalion to Germany and back to Belgium. Transferred to Regt Depot, England, March 1919. Returned to Canada June 1st 1919. He was promoted to Captain June 1918. Discharged due to demobilisation June 1st 1919. According to Riddle & Michell, The Military Cross awarded to Members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force 1915-1921: Adams, Willliam Boydon Lt. W. Ont. Regt. , Inf. 06/03/18 07/06/18, P. 17. Awarded on the Occasion of His Majesty’s Birthday. No citation. Condition is GVF.
Cecil T. Newell Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, GVI (Cecil T. Newell). Condition is GVF.
Chief Petty Officer Herbert Bradley Fawcett, Royal Navy Distinguished Service Medal, GVI, (C.P.O. Tel. H.B Fawcett, D/J.42285) Bradley joined the Royal Navy as a Boy in 1915. His DSM, the naming is the engraved style in the correct manner, was announced in the LG 14 January 1945: “For zeal and devotion to duty in the Convoy Service in which he served since its inception. This Chief Petty Officer’s knowledge and experience in W/T in Convoy have been of great help in the Convoy Signal office, Naval Control Service. Mersey.” He served aboard HMS Eaglet, the flagship of the Commander in Chief Western Approaches. In case of issue. Sold with some research. Condition is GVF.
Cigarette Case 3rd SS-Totenkopf Panzer Division cigarette case with 'Death Head' & 'WA' on front. Working clasp Feel free to ask for more pics. A nice piece to round out a collection. Condition is GVF.
Clibbery Brothers, 4th and 49th Canadian Infantry, CEF 1914-15 Star (18484 Pte J.C. Clibbery. 4/Cdn: Inf:), British War Medal, Victory Medal (18484 A RQMSJT J C Clibbery. 4-Can. Inf.) John Charles Clibbery joined the 9th Battalion, later moved to 10th on 18 September 1914 at Valcartier, Quebec. Sold with some research and a photo of him in uniform. 1914-15 Star (432331 Pte B. Clibbery. 49/Cdn: Inf:), British War Medal, Victory Medal (432331 A SJT B.Clibbery. 49-Can.. Inf.), Memorial Cross (432231 A-Sgt B Clibbery) Bertram Evelyn George Clibbery joined the 49th Battalion on 5 January 1915 at Edmonton, Alberta. He Died of Disease, influenza, on 18 February 1919 and is buried in Birmingham (Key Hill) Cemetery, UK. A nice grouping to two Brothers who served Canada. (7) Would like to keep them together, but am open to splitting brothers if need be.
Commissionaire’s Long Service Medal Commissionaire’s Long Service Medal Unnamed. Some scratches to reverse. Condition is GVF
Company Quartermaster Sergeant A. Leonard, Regiment de Maisonneuve Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal, GV (C.Q.M.S. Regt de Mais.) According to Pallas, editor & compiler, Canadian Recipients of The Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officers' Decoration and The Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal, p.131, Leonard received his medal under G.O. 157, 1931. Condition is GVF.
Corporal Arnold Chipman Macaulay, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps 1939-1945 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canada Volunteer Service Medal, with overseas clasp; War Medal, Canadian Decoration (CPL A. C. MacAULAY), United Nations Emergency Force Medal . Served in Holland November 1957 - December 1959; served Egypt 6 June 1962- 1963, awarded UNEF Medal on 3 September 1962. Sold with post WWII service record, a picture in battledress and a retirement plaque dated 1974. A nice group. Condition is GVF. (7)
Corporal James Ball, 19th Canadian Infantry, CEF Memorial Cross, GV (55792 Cpl. J. Ball) with replacement ring. Ball joined the 19th Battalion on 11 November 1914 in Toronto, ON. His previous military experience saw 12 years service with the Royal Marine Light Infantry. He died of wounds on 22 April 1918, and is buried in Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, France. Condition is VF.
Corporal R. D. McDonald, Canadian Forces United Nations Medal Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus Medal (unnamed); United Nations Disengagement Observer Force Medal (unnamed); Canadian Decoration (CPL RD MCDONALD). Mounted as worn. Condition is GVF.
Corporal William Wilson, 10th Battalion, CEF British War Medal &Victory Medal (174413 Cpl. 10-Can. Inf.) Wilson joined the 86th Machine Gun Battalion on 31 August 1915 in Hamilton, ON. He was taken on strength by the 10th Battalion on 27 October 1916 in France. He was KIA 2September 1918 and is buried in Upton Wood Cemetery, Hendecourt-Les-Cagnicourt, France. Sold with copy service papers. Condition is GVF.
CSM Merrill Chapman Robinson, 8th Battalion, CEF The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE)Type 1 Civil Division, Breast Badge; 1914-15 Star (438462 Pte 8/Cdn: Inf:), British War Medal, Victory Medal (438462 Pte. 8-Can.. Inf.) Robinson was born at Fort William Ontario, enlisting in the 52nd Battalion CEF on 6 April 1915; he joined the 8th Battalion on 14 August 1915 in the field. He was appointed Lance-Sergeant in 1916. Robinson's service records confirm he was WIA on the first day of battle of VIMY RIDGE. The wounds cost him his vision and he nearly lost his leg. After a long recovery in hospitals in England he trained as a physiotherapist and married one of his nurses. In 1940 he was invited by the Minister of Defence to form the first Citizen's Rehabilitation Council. He also worked with the National War Finance Committee and in 1943 was awarded the MBE. Note VM & BWM mounted in the wrong order. Sold with service file. His post-WWI career is catalogued in a brief biography at UBC when he was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws in 1957, found at http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/hdcites/hdcites4.html .
Deck Hand Henry Woodvine Millward, Royal Naval Reserve 1914-15 Star (D.A. 365 D.H. . R.N.R.); British War and Victory Medals (365DA D.H. R.N.R.) Millward served on H.M Trawler “Thomas W. Irvin”, and was KILLED IN ACTION when the trawler struck a mine on 27 August 1914, just over three weeks after the war began. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial. Sold with copy service record and medal roll confirming all three medals, and some research. (3) Condition is NEF.
Defence Medal Defence Medal (cupro-nickel British issue).Condition is EF.
Drummer Ernest Sheppard, Scots Fusilier Guards Egypt Medal, 1882-1889 (dated 1882) Tel-El-Kebir clasp (3242 Drumr. 7/Scots Fus Gds.); Khedives Star 1882 (3242) Ernest Sheppard attested with the Scots Fusilier Guards on 10th July 1874, as a 14 year old, in London. After having served 12 years he reached the rank of Corporal. His service papers confirm his award of his Egyptian campaign medals. He was discharged medically unfit due to palpitations of the heart in 1886 in Dublin, Ireland. Considerable rubbing to medal edge – unit details worn. Sold with copy service papers. Condition is Nearly VF.
Egyptian Order of the Nile Egypt's Order of the Nile Breast, breast badge awarded to a Knight of the Order (Lattes on reverse) in case of issue. Inside lid of case inscribed J. LATTES Fournisseur de S.M. Le Roi d’Egypt et de L’etat LE Caire. Instituted in 1915. Awarded to a Mmember of the British diplomatic staff. Purchased from descendant’s family. Sold with 5 buttons (Hawkes & Co 14 Picadilly London on reverse). Condition is GVF.
Empty case for the Order of the British Empire, GV or GVI Inscribed on inside front is Garrard & Co. Ltd. By Special appointment TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING. 24 ALBEMARLE ST., LONDON & DALHOUSIE SQ. CALCUTTA.
Engineman Samuel George Skinner, Royal Navy Patrol Service Distinguished Service Medal, GVI, (KX101922 S.G. Skinner. Engn . R.N. .PS.) Skinner’s DSM announced in LG 1 January 1943 for service aboard the minesweeping trawler Liberia for “zeal, patience and cheerfulness in dangerous waters, and for setting an example of wholehearted devotion to duty without which the high tradition of the Royal Navy could not have been upheld.” In 1941 the Liberia operated between Humber and Sheerness. Sold with some research, a copied photo of his ship and a photo of a Royal Navy Patrol Service Panel which lists Skinner among the DSM recipients. Some edge wear.
FLIGHT LIEUTENANT JACK ERNEST FREDERICK COWDREY, ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star, War Medal, in cupro-nickel; all medals unnamed as issued. Medahls are court-mounted. Flight Lt. Cowdrey served with 36 Squadron, Coastal Command which flew Wellingtons, and was stationed in Algeria at the time of his death on 5 September 1943. He died when the wellington, on which he was a passenger, crashed on take-off. He is buried in El Alia Cemetery. Medals are sold with a worn RAF cap badge, a letter to his wife from the Air Ministry Casualty Branch, a small pocket diary for 1942 belonging to Mrs. F. A. Hodge, Malden, a copy of the London Gazette confirming his appointment to Lt., and a small coloured sketch. Also included is a copy of the Commonwealth War graves Commission Certificate. A very nice group. (3) Condition is NEF.
Flight Sergeant Navigator Walter Charles Sutton, RCAF 1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, with Overseas clasp, War Medal 1939-45, and Memorial Cross, GVI (Sgt. Air Navigator W.C. Sutton R144189). Sutton, from North Bay, Ontario, was KILLED IN ACTION on 22 May 1943. He was flying Wellington aircraft HE 899, with #428 GHOST SQUADRON, and failed to return form night operations. He has no known grave and his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial in England. Sold with copy of page from Operations Record book and some research. (6) Condition is GVF.
France and Germany Star France and Germany Star Condition is GVF.
France and Germany Star France and Germany Star Condition is GVF.
France and Germany Star France and Germany Star Some staining. Condition is GVF.
Honorary Captain E. M. Aitken, Royal Canadian Artillery Canadian Decoration, GVI (H/Capt. E.M. Aitken), Coronation Medal 1953, unnamed as issued. Swing-mounted as worn. (2) Condition is GVF.
Imperial Germany/Nazi Germany group of 5 A WWI/WWII Court mounted medal bar grouping to a German Policeman. Iron Cross 2nd Class 1914, The Cross of Honour 1914-18 with Swords, the Silesian Eagle being the one piece type, the Police 18 years with woven eagle on ribbon, and finally a Hungarian WWI War Medal. An attractive group. (5) Condition is GVF.
Imperial Japan Group of 5 Rising Sun Order, 8th class; Sacred Treasure Order, marked M for Osaka Mint; Manchuria Incident Medal, 1931-34; China Incident Medal 1937, and Red Cross Silver Medal. Medals mounted as worn. Ribbon on Red Cross Medal is frayed, but still attached to bar. Condition is GVF. (5)
Italy Star Italy Star Condition is GVF.
Italy Star Italy Star Condition is GVF.
Khedive’s Star, 1884-86 with copy suspender from Dixon’s. Condition is GVF.
Lance Corporal Alfred Wilson Howe, 27th Canadian Infantry, CEF Memorial Cross, GV (430671 L/ Cpl A W Howe) Memorial Cross (430671 L/ Cpl A W Howe) Howe attested for the 48th battalion on 18 March 1915 at Victoria, B.C. He was wounded at the battle of St. Eloi. Alfred Howe was KILLED IN ACTION aged 21, on 10th April 1917, at VIMY RIDGE. Sold with copies of service records and 27th Bn war diaries. Condition is GVF.
LANCE CORPORAL GEORGE DAVIDSON, 13TH BATTALION, CEF Victory Medal (24469 L. Cpl. 13-Can. Inf.) Davidson joined the 13th Battalion on 23 September 1914 at Valcartier, QC. His attestation paper shows he spent 3 years with the KSOB. He was became a PRISONER OF WAR on 15 APRIL 1915, being kept at Langensalza, Germany. He was repatriated 30 December 1918. Sold with copy service papers. condition is GVF.
Lieutenant Albert Morton Monks, 29th Battalion, CEF Memorial Cross, GV, (Lieut. A. N. Monks) Monks joined the 88th Battalion, assigned service number 180282, on 12 November 1915 in Victoria, B.C. He was KIA 21 August 1917 at the Battle of Lens. Note cross has incorrect second initial N instead of M. Sold with 1901 census (UK), copy of Canadian memorial roll and copy of attestation paper. Sold with case of issue. Condition is GVF.
Lieutenant Alexander Leslie Milne, CEF British War Medal (Lieut. A. L. Milne) Milne’s attestation paper says he spent 10 years in the military, 5 years with the QOR, before attesting on 9 August 1915 in Toronto.
Lieutenant H. Jones, Royal Air Force British War Medal (Lieut. R.A.F.) Condition is GVF.
LIEUTENANT JAMES EDWARD MOORE, 84TH & 75th BATTALIONS, CEF British War Medal &Victory Medal (Lieut. J. E. Moore.) Moore joined the 84th Battalion, service # 163400, on 29 July 1915 in Toronto, ON. He transferred to the 75th battalion on 30 June 1916, and was later wounded on 15 August 1917. He was appointed Temporary Lieutenant 15 July 1918 with the 1st C.O.R. and was ack with the 75th Battalion by mid- September 1918. On 30 September 1918 he was wounded in his right arm resulting in amputation. Sold with copy service papers. Condition is GVF.
Lieutenant John C. Frank, Lucan Infantry Company Canada General Service Medal 1866-1870, Fenian Raid 1866 (Lt. J. C. Frank, Lucan I. Co.) Confirmed on roll. Frank was a contemporary of the infamous Black Donnellys, five of the family members being murdered on February 4, 1880 in Lucan, ON. Only 30 medals to the unit. Undoubtedly, An added bonus to any research undertaken. Correctly named in impressed upper and lower case letters. Sold with copy of Medal roll page from Thyen's book.
Lieutenant John James Gracie, 1st Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers Military Cross, GV, unnamed as issued, in case of issue; BWM & VM with MID (Lieut. J.J. Gracie.) Gracie spent time with the 1st Battalion winning a MENTION IN DEPSATCHES from General Sir Ian Hamilton, London Gazette 5 May 16, p. 458, for Gallipoli; he was awarded the Military Cross, London Gazette 22 September 1916: “For conspicuous gallantry in action. When all of his officers became casualties he took command of his company, and held his ground with great determination till ordered to withdraw. He has done fine work since the war started.`` Gillon, in The KSOB in the Great War, clearly records his Military Cross as an award for the FIRST DAY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME. Gracie was severely wounded on 23 April 1917 at Monchy le Preux receiving a gun shot wound to the right calf. He later served with the 7/8 Battalion as a Lieutenant. He was KILLED IN ACTION at Loos on 17 September 1918. His 1914-15 Star applied for by his mother. Sold with large digital file of research which includes a picture of Gracie. An impressive group of medals for a most important event in British WWI military history. (3) Condition is GVF.
LIEUTENANT THOMAS LETT WOOD, VICTORIA RIFLES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Canada General Service Medal, 1866-1870, Fenian Raid 1866 clasp ( Lt. V. R. B. C.) Thomas Lett Wood, a barrister joined the LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL of the COLONY OF VANCOUVER ISLAND BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1863 TO SEPTEMBER 1866 even serving as ACTING ATTORNEY-GENERAL, FROM 1864-66, before it amalgamated with the mainland to from British Columbia in 1866. BETWEEN 1866-1870 HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. During the Fenian Raid of 1866 he was LIEUTENANT in the VICTORIA RIFLES OF BC, JUST 6 MEN mentioned on Thyen’s roll. He later joined the COLONIAL OFFICE and in 1871 he was appointed by Queen Victoria as CHIEF JUSTICE IN BERMUDA (1872-1877), and in 1877 he became a JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT IN THE STRAITS SETTLEMENTS (Malaysia). A nice medal to a person connected to the history of British Columbia prior to Confederation and a RARELY SEEN UNIT ON THE MARKET. Sold with some research. Condition is GVF.
LIEUTENANT-COLONEL DONALD ALLEN HARRIS, CANADIAN FORCES United Nations Medal Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus Medal (unnamed); Canadian Centennial Medal (unnamed); Canadian Decoration (MAJOR D. A. HARRIS) Lt. Colonel Harris served 28 years in the Canadian Forces, enrolling in the Regular Officer Training Plan at a Canadian Military College in 1957. His first duties, between 19611964, saw him in various command positions with the Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada, culminating in the position as Adjutant. For the next for years, he served at Royal Roads Military College, in Victoria, B.C., first as Squadron Commander then as a Army Staff Officer. In 1968 he spent assumed command of a a Rifle company before returning to school at Canadian Land Forces Command and staff College in Kingston, ON. In 1969-70 he served as a Officer commanding a Rifle Companty and then later as a Rotation Officer. By September 1970, he served in Cypus witht e 3rc Company, PPCLI as Officer Commanding Support Company; by April 1971 he was in Victoria, B.C. with the PPCLI’s 3rd Company. Between May 1972-and June 1975 Harris was at Headquarters, Air Transport Command in Trenton, ON as Staff Officer Programme coordination and Protocol, and later as Staff Officer Regional Operations. In July 1975 he joined the PPCLI, 1st Battalion, as Deputy Commanding Officer. He finished his career in Ottawa, ON assisting the Deputy Minister associated with Recruiting, Education & Training. He was awarded his Centennial Medal while serving at Royal Roads, Military College, his Canadian Decoration in September 1969, and his UNFICYP medal in December 1970. A nice group highlighting a distinguished career. Sold with copy service papers. (3) Condition is GVF.
Locations of British Cavalry, Infantry And Machine Gun Units 1914-1924 by Robert Gould (softcover, 48 pp) An important work for any WWI collector. CONTACT ME FOR SHIPPING COST.
MAJOR FRANK HAWKER NUTTALL, CANADIAN ENGINEERS 1939-45 Star; Italy Star; France and Germany Star; Defence Medal, Canadian issue; Canada Volunteer Service Medal, with overseas clasp; War Medal, Canadian issue; 1953 Coronation Medal; and Canadian Decoration, GVI (Major F. H. Nuttall). Nuttall was a career soldier, serving in the Canadian Army for about 23 years, between 1935 and 1958; starting as an enlisted man he rose to the rank of Major by the time his career ended. He was promoted to Lieutenant on 16 January 19141; Captain by 6 June 1942 and Major by August 1947. HE WAS 1 OF 29 CANADIAN OFFICERS AND 498 OTHER RANKS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SPITZBERGEN RAID of AUGUST 1941; he later served in Sicily, Italy and Northwestern Europe.. Sold with copy service paper confirming medals, BUT PAPERS INDICATE HE WAS AWARDED THE GEORGE VI CORONATION MEDAL, NOT THE 1953 CORONATION MEDAL INCLUDED WITH THE GROUP. Mounted as worn.(8) Condition is GVF.
Major Richard Fielding Morrison, 51st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery Military Cross, GV, with second bar award Captain (Actg Major R.F. Morrison, R.F.A. 1st Jany 1917), BWM (Major R.F. Morrison.) Military Cross L.G. 1 January 1917; Military Cross, second award bar, L.G. 26 July 1918. His citation for his second award bar, is as follows: “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Whether in command of his battery or of the brigade, or acting as an infantry liaison officer, he displayed coolness and resource of a very high order. Once, when his battery came under heavy shell fire and direct hits on the teams caused some confusion, his fine example and complete command of the situation at once restored order. His courage and fine leadership were conspicuous throughout.” Commissioned 2nd Lieutenat, 23 July 1910; Lieutenant 23 July 1913; Went to France with the 129th Battery, RFA in August 1914; served with the 3rd , 7th & 9th Divisions continuously. Twice mentention in despatches, one being L.G. 17 February 1915. He DIED OF WOUNDS on 25 April 1918 and is buried in Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, Belgium. Sold with London Gazette entries for award of M.C. and bar and M.I.C. confirming MID. Entitled to a 1914 Star trio. Condition is GVF. (2)
Major Thomas Blackburn, 7th Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers The Most excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) Military Division, 1914-15 Star (Capt. T. Blackburn K.O. Sco. Bord.), British War Medal and Victory Medals with M.I.D., (impressed: Capt. T. Blackburn.), court mounted on pin bar. Blackburn was granted a commission in the 4th Battalion, KSOB, in October 1914. He was gazetted as a captain on 14 February 1915, and was SEVERELY WOUNDED at the Battle of Loos on 25 September 1915, suffering amputation of right leg above the knee, and TAKEN PRISONER OF WAR; being repatriated to England in 1917. He was appointed to the War Office, being promoted Major in December 1918. His M.ID. is gazetted 10 March 1919, and his O.B.E. 3 June 1919. Sold with research, a record of an impressive military career. Condition is GVF.
Major William John Hamilton, 94th Battalion, CEF British War Medal &Victory Medal (Major. W. J. Hamilton) Hamilton lived at 333 S. Norah St., Fort William, ON when he enlisted in the 94th Battalion on 8 February 1916. He had extensive military experience with the 40th Northumberland” Battalion, between 1886-1898. His profession is listed as Inspector of Public Schools. According to 94th Battalion website, he “Transferred to 32nd Reserve Battalion 18 Jul, 1916. Transferred to the "General List", 31 Oct, 1916. Returned to Canada. ACPF - RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3991 - 45.”
Military Cross, GVI Dated 1942, unnamed as issued. Mounted for wear. Condition is GVF.
Miniature Canada General Service Medal, 1866-1870, with Fenian Raid 1866 clasp. Contemporary issue. Condition is GVF.
Miniature DSO group of 5 Distinguished Service Order, GV, silver-gilt version, 1914-15 Star, BWM, VM & Territorial Efficiency Decoration, GV. Purchased in Australia if that offers a clue as to whom it belongs. Mounted as worn. Condition is GVF.
Nazi Armband Nazi Armband with red woolen body with applied white central disc. With folded ribbon type swastika; has partial paper RZM label inside. Good Original Item Obtained from the family of an 8th Army veteran. Nice condition.
Nazi DRL Sports Badge in bronze. Maker marked WERSTEIN JENA, and also patent marked D. R. G. M. 35269. Some wear spots to finish on obverse. Condition is GVF.
Nazi Eastern Front Medal, no maker mark. Condition is GVF.
Nazi High Seas Fleet Badge, Tombac example, produced by Schwerin of Berlin. Wreath and warship portray excellent finish. Some minor staining to back. Condition is EF.
Nazi Iron Cross, 1st class, non-magnetic centre; with screw back, solid construction, vaulted; 46mm, maker marked 51for Eduard Gorlach & Sohne, Gablonz. Condition is GVF.
Nazi Iron Cross, 2nd class, ring maker marked 23. Some wear to paint on obverse. Condition is GVF.
Nazi Kriegsmarine Minesweepers badge, zinc. Maker marked R.K.. Some colour finish still evident Condition is GVF.
Nazi Kriegsmarine Minesweepers badge, zinc. Maker marked R.K. Condition is GVF.
Nazi Naval Blockade Breaker’s Badge, maker A.G.M. u. K., Gablonz, Zinc construction. Correct needle pin and clasp, see pictures in Gordon Williamson, War Badges of the Kriegsmarine, pp. 314-315. Badge retains some grey and silver finish.. A nice piece. Condition is GVF+
Nazi Pith Helmet badge, gilt, some wear to finish. Maker marked K. W. M Condition is GVF.
Nazi War Merit Cross 1st Class War Merit Cross 1st Class, in case, with imprint of the cross on the lid. Some tarnishing to cross. Broad pin, maker marked on pin; case is unmarked. Some wear to finish on obverse. Condition is GVF.
NSDAP Armband, in 3 piece construction, red wool with a white cotton circle and black swastika. No maker mark. A nice piece. Condition is GVF.
NSDAP Party Badge A 2/3 size NSDAP Party Badge. The badge is complete with a brooch pin fitting to the reverse. The badge is just Ges Gesch marked to the reverse. A very nice example of a scarce badge. Condition is GVF.
Pacific Star
Private 1 G. Gardner, Royal Air Force British War Medal &Victory Medal (75233 Pte. 1. R. A. F.) Gardner may very well be a Canadian as this number block starting with 75000 was allotted to Canadians, Condition is GVF.
PRIVATE ALBERT HURFORD, 10/WEST RIDING REGIMENT Military Medal, GV, with bar (13092 Pte. 10/ W. RID: R.) He was awarded the first M.M. as recorded in the L. G on 9 December 1916; his second recorded in the L. G. 18 December 1919likely posthumously, as he was killed 24 October 1918 while serving with the East Yorks Regiment, service #50884. Note: bar to the MM, an original, is not attached and was added to medal after purchase by the collector. Sold with some research and copy of the MIC. Condition is GVF.
PRIVATE ALBERT NIGHTINGALE WITHEY, 24TH BATTALION, CEF Victory Medal (1057429 Pte. 24-Can. Inf.), Memorial Cross (1057429 Pte. A. N. Withey) Withey, a theological student at McGill University, enlisted in the 245th Battalion on 23 April 1917 in Montreal, PQ. He was awarded the DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, L.G. 09 March 1918 (listed as Whitey in Riddle & Mitchell, p. 278): “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a heavy hostile attack. During a bombardment a telephone wire was cut, and a linesman, who was in front was seen to be wounded. Amidst severe enemy shell and M. G. fire, he made his way to him over the open, dressed his wounds and carried him to the nearest shell hole, where he sat waist deep in water for several hours, holding the wounded man in his arms. Finally, he succeeded in getting him back to the trench. His exhibition of courage and determination was worthy of high praise.” He was KIA on 08 August 1918, and is buried in the Caix British Cemetery in France.
Private Alcide William Amirault, Canadian Forestry Corps British War Medal &Victory Medal (666536 Pte. C.F.C.) Amirault joined the 165th Battalion on 8 April 1916 at West Pubnico, Nova Scotia. Condition is GVF.
PRIVATE ALFRED EDWARD CLARK, 29TH BATTALION, CEF British War Medal (75271 Pte. 29-Can. Inf.) Clarke, an original member of the 29th Battalion, joined the unit on 9 November 1914 at Vancouver, B. C. Sold with copy attestation paper. Condition is GVF.
Private Alfred Edward Roy Day, 12th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps Memorial Plaque (Alfred Edward Roy Day) Private Day,service number R/5125, 12th Battalion, died on 26 October 1917 and is commemorated in the Janval Cemetery, Dieppe, France. Sold with copy WWI Index Card & CWGC Certificate.
Private Alphonse Martel, Canadian Forestry Corps Victory Medal (2228341 Pte. C.F.C.) Alphonse Martel joined the Canadian Forestry Corps on 2 March 1917 in Montreal, Quebec. Sold with replacement ring. Condition is VF.
Private Arthur Herbert George Freestone 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles, CEF British War Medal &Victory Medal (669145 Pte. 5-C.M.R.) Freestone joined the 166th Battalion on 17 January 1916 in Toronto, ON. Freestone died of wounds at VIMY RIDGE on 11 April 1917. Sold with silk postcard, The Maple Leaf Forever,which says" Thought this was so pretty had to send this to you."; death certificate from Adjutant General’s Office in Ottawa, Canada, and from the Robert Simpson Company Limited, Toronto where he had been working before signing up. (2)
Private Aubrey Thomas James, 10th Canadian Infantry, CEF 1914-15 Star (426290 Pte. 10/Cdn: Inf:), British War Medal, Victory Medal (426290 Pte. 10-Can.. Inf.), Memorial Plaque (Aubrey Thomas James) James joined the 46th Battalion on 6 January 1915 at Moosejaw, Saskatchewan. He Died of Wounds on 15 June 1916. He is buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium Sold with photo postcard of James. Condition is GVF.
Private Charles Gunstan, 8th Battalion, CEF British War Medal (1126 Pte. 8-Can. Inf.) Gunstan joined the CEF on the 26 September 1914 at Valcartier, Quebec. Condition is GVF.
Private Charles Percy Jones, 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles, CEF British War Medal (152491 Pte. .) Jones joined the 79th Battalion on 21 September 1915 at Brandon, Manitoba. He was KIA 1 October 1916 and is buried in the Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt, France. Sold with CWGC Certificate. Condition is GVF.
PRIVATE EDMOND HORNSBY TOMLINSON, 1ST BATTALION, CEF Military Medal, GV (178059 Pte. 1/W: ONT. R.) Tomlinson joined the 87th Battalion on 4 December 1915 at Timmins, ON. Tomlinson’s Military Medal is announced in te L. G 11 February 1919. condition is GVF.
Private Ernest Edward Haines, 16th Canadian Infantry, CEF 1914-15 Star (29223 Pte. 16/Can: Inf:) Haines joined the 16th Battalion on 23 September 1914 at Valcartier, Quebec. Sold with copy attestation paper (front side). Condition is VF.
Private Evan Rowlands, 1st Canadian Infantry Brigade & 3rd Battalion, CEF British War Medal (457538 Pte. 3-Can. Inf.) Rowlands joined the 60th Battalion on 21 June 1915 in Montreal, QC. He DIED OF WOUNDS on 10 April 1917 at VIMY RIDGE, and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France. Condition is GVF.
Private F. Edwards, 4/K.R.R.C. Africa General Service Medal, 1902-1956, Somaliland 1902-04 & Jidbaldi clasps (1727 Pte. 4th K.R.R.) Mounted on card by collector with QSA ribbon.
PRIVATE FREDERICK BOWES SCOTT, 16TH BATTALLION, CEF British War Medal &Victory Medal (832544 Pte. 16-Can. Inf.), Memorial Cross, GV, in case of issue (832544 Pte. F.B. Scott ) Scott joined the 145th Battalion on 4 April 1916 at Sackville, N.B. He joined the 16th battalion on 12 November 1916 and was KILLED IN ACTION after being struck by shell fragments in a support trench on 11 August 1918. Sold with copy service papers, (3) Condition is GVF.
Private Frederick Wilfred Bennett, Canadian Tank Corps British War Medal (342681 Pte. Can. Tank. Corps.) Bennett was drafted into the 71st Battery, Canadian Field Artillery on 18 June 1918 in Toronto, ON. Sold with 1st Tank Battalion collar badge, with original lugs. Condition is GVF/NEF.
Private G. Neat, King's Royal Rifle Corps British War Medal (54249 Pte. K.R. Rif. C.) Missing suspender, disc only. Condition is F.
PRIVATE GEORGE DALGETY, 27TH BATTALION, CEF British War Medal (2030323 PTE. 27 - CAN. INF.) Dalgety joined 72nd Battalion on 27 August 1917 in Vancouver, B. C. His attestation shows service in South Africa with Marshall’s Horse and the Natal Mounted Rifles. Sold with copy attestation paper. Condition is GVF.
Private George H. Wilkinson, Staffordshire Yeomanry (Corps of Hussars) British War Medal (300708 Pte. Staff. Yeo.) Wilkinson DIED on 20 November 1918. He is entitled to a WWI pair. He is buried in Haifa War Cemetery in Israel. Sold with copy MIC.
Private George Holleron, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, CEF Memorial Cross, GV (814545 Pte. G. Holleron) Holleron joined the 139th Battalion on 11 December 1915 at Cobourg, ON. He was KIA on 26 August 1918, and is remembered on the Vimy Memorial, France and the war memorial plaque for the 139th battalion in Coburg, ON. Sold with casualty details from the CWGC. Condition is GVF.
Private George Joseph Burrows, 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment/52nd Battalion, CEF Queen South Africa Medal 1899-1902, Cape Colony & South Africa 1902 clasps (5657 Pte. Worc. Regt.) and Victory Medal (439826 Pte. 52-Can. Inf.) Burrows, joined the 52nd Bn on 25 September 1915 in Port Arthur, ON. His attestation paper, online, shows 12 years service with the 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. A nice pair to an original member of the 52nd. Edge bruise to QSA. Condition is VF. (2)
Private George Thain Scott, 1st/5th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders British War Medal &Victory Medal (3747 Pte. Gordons.) Entitled to pair only, also regimental number 241291. Scott was KIA on 31 July 1917 and is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Sold with copy M.I.C. and CWGC certificate. Condition is GVF.
Private Harold Pierson, 18th Canadian Infantry, CEF Memorial Plaque (Harold Pierson) Pierson, service # 213415 died of wounds 28 June 1918 and is buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France. Condition is NEF.
Private Henry Ernest Hawkes, 75th Battalion, CEF Victory Medal (681785 Pte. 75-Can. Inf.), Memorial Cross, GV (681785 Pte. H.E. Hawkes) Hawkes joined the 170th Battalion on 29 April 1916 in Toronto, ON. According to the Battalion’s war diary, the battalion engaged in a trench raid on night of Feb 28th -Mar 1st, during which they suffered gads on part of the front and suffered severe casualties, although there is no mention of his name; likely this is how Hawkes died. He was KIA on 1 March 1917 and is buried in La Chaudiere Military Cemetery, Vimy, France. He is remembered on the Massey Harris War Memorial in Toronto. Sold with a few pages of the March 1917 war diary of the 75th Battalion and copy picture of the Massey Harris Memorial. (2)
Private J. Hurley, Leinster Regiment 1914-15 Star (5791 Pte. Leins. R.) Condition is GVF.
PRIVATE JAMES FLEMING RICHMOND, 29TH BATTALION, CEF Victory Medal (645939Pte. 29-Can. Inf.) Richmond joined the 158th Battalion on 1 March 1916 at Vancouver, B. C. His attestation service indicates prior military service with the 72nd Highlanders. Sold with copy of his attestation paper and the Registration of Death which indicates he died 29 July 1977. Condition is GVF.
Private John Bell, Ist Canadian Infantry, CEF 1914-15 Star (407119 Pte. 1/Can:Inf:) Bell joined the 26th Reserve Battalion on 3 November 1915 in Hythe, AB. Bell DIED of WOUNDS on 14 June 1916. He is buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery in Belgium. Condition is GVF.
Private John Ross , 16th Lancers Maharajpoor Star, with replacement straight silver suspension bar (Private John Ross H.M. 16th Lancers) named in script. His service number is 1312. For a possible picture of Ross, although there were 2 men with that last name, see http://www.soldiersofthequeen.com/OldSoldiers-BattleofAliwalVeterans1896.html According to the Sutlej medal roll (found online) he is entitled to a Sutlej Medal, with Ailiwal reverse, and Saboraon clasp; he later transferred to the 3rd Light Dragoons. Condition is GVF.
Private John Sedgewick, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles, CEF British War Medal &Victory Medal (115042 Pte. 2-C.M.R. ) According to Wigney’s The C.E.F.Roll of Honour, he was in the 199th and 14th battalions, and was killed in action on 30October 1917.He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Condition id GVF. (2)
PRIVATE JOHN THOROLD BLOWERS, 27TH BATTALION, CEF British War Medal (71573 PTE. 27 - CAN. INF.) Blowers, an original member of the 27th Battalion, joined the unit on 28 October 1914 Winnipeg, MB. He was KILLED IN ACTION on 6 February 1915. Sold with some research. Condition is GVF.
PRIVATE JOSEPH FERGUSON, 29TH CANADIAN INFANTRY, CEF 1914-15 Star (75352 Pte. 29/Can: Inf:) Ferguson, an original member of the 29th Battalion, joined the unit on 13 November 1914 in Vancouver, B. C. Sold with copy attestation paper and copy of Registration of Death indicating Ferguson died in Vancouver on 30 December 1961. Condition is GVF.
PRIVATE JOSEPH HUME, 5TH BATTALION, CEF British War Medal &Victory Medal (907129 Pte. 5 - Can. Inf.) Hume joined the 195th Battalion on 23 February 1916 at Regina, SK. He was KIA on 2 October 1918. Sold with copy service papers. (2) Condition is GVF.
Private Joseph Martin Murphy, 54th Battalion, CEF Memorial Plaque (Joseph Martin Murphy) Private Murphy, 931343 joined the 225th Overseas Battalion on 2 May 1916 in Fernie, B. C. He was KIA on 30 September 1918 and is buried in Canada Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Cambrai, France. Condition is NEF.
Private Joseph Short, 1/60 K. R.R.C. Canada General Service Medal 1866-1870, Red River 1870 (1198. Pte. J. Short. 1/60 K.O.R.) Confirmed on roll. Condition is GVF.
Private Leon Benson Stewart, 14th Battalion, CEF Victory Medal (121533 Pte 14-Can. Inf.) Stewart joined the 69th Battalion on 9 December 1915 in St. John, New Brunswick. He later transferred to the 14th Battalion, and DIED OF WOUNDS on 18 August 1917. He is buried in Chocques Military Cemetery in France. Sold with copy of CWGC & Canadian Great War Project printouts. Condition is GVF.
Private Melville Campbell Kearns, 14th Battalion, CEF British War Medal &Victory Medal (748349 Pte. 14- Bn. Can. Inf.), Memorial Plaque (Melville Campbell Kearns) Kearns enlisted in the 117th Battalion on 5 January 1916 in Montreal, Quebec. He was KIA on 8 August 1918 and is buried in the Hillside Cemetery, LeQuesnel, France. Medals impressed, but appear to be replacements due to naming. (3) Condition is NEF.
Private P. E. Provencher, Regiment de Maisonneuve Efficiency Medal, GVI, with Canada bar (Pte. R. De MAIS.) Confirmed on Medal Roll. Condition is GVF.
PRIVATE PATRICK RYAN, 33RD DUKE OF WELLINGTON REGIMENT Abyssinian War Medal, 1867-68 (3880 P. Ryan 33rd DW Regt) Medal is missing suspender, and is suspended from a heavy silver chain. Medal confirmed on roll. Sold with copy service papers and page from medal roll. Condition is VF.
Private Richard Wilson, 1st Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers 1914-15 Star (15870 Pte. K. O. Sco: Bord.) Wilson, served at Gallipoli from April 1915, and was KILLED IN ACTION ON 1 JULY 1916 AT THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME. Sold with copy of Medal Index Card indicating his entitlement to a 1914-15 trio and confirming his death. Condition is GVF.
Private Thomas Padden, Machine Gun Corps (infantry) Memorial Plaque (Thomas Padden) Private Padden, service number 114417, 148 Coy, MGC, died on 17 November 1917 and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial. Sold with MIC. Condition is GVF.
PRIVATE W. ABBATT, ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS Queen South Africa Medal 1899-1902, Cape Colony (8644 Pte. R. A.M.C.) Private Abbatt DIED OF DISEASE at De Aar on 22 March 1900. Casualty Roll has him listed as Abbott. Sold with copy of Casualty Roll page. He is commemorated on the Aldershot Royal Army Medical Corps Boer War Memorial. Condition is EF.
Private Wallace Mathew Macfarlane Boyd, Canadian Cyclist Battalion, CEF & Veteran’s Guard of Canada British War Medal &Victory Medal (1069843 Pte. Can. Cyclist Bn.), Canada Volunteer Service Medal, with overseas clasp. Boyd joined the 249th Battalion on 3 December 1917 at Quebec, QC. He was WOUNDED with GAS on 30 September 1918. During WWII, he served with the Veteran’s Guard of Canada, service # E-28715 as a Sergeant and worked in a POW camp for German prisoners. He earned his CVSM, with clasp, for service in Georgetown, British Guiana. Sold with For service at the Front badge and service records for both WWI & WWII service. A nice group. (4) Condition is GVF.
Private William Edward Wood, 18th Battalion, CEF Memorial Plaque (William Edward Wood) William Wood, service # 412051, joined the 39th Battalion on the 11 January 1915 in Kingston, ON. Private Wood died on 7 June 1916 and is commemorated at the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. Sold with research disc. Condition is NEF.
PRIVATE WILLIAM GRANT, 19TH BATTALION Canada General Service Medal, 1866-1870, Fenian Raid 1866 clasp (Pte. W. Grant, 19th Battalion) Sold with copy page from Thyen Roll. Condition is VF.
Private William Henry Bramley, 5th Battalion, CEF British War Medal (12822 Pte. 5-Can. Inf.) Bramley joined the 5th Battalion on 18 September 1914 at Valcartier, Quebec. Condition is GVF
PRIVATE WILLIAM LESTER BURTON, 20TH CANADIAN INFANTRY, CEF 1914-15 Star (57364 Pte. 20/Can: Inf:) Burton, an original member of the 20th Battalion, joined the unit on 11 November 1914 at Toronto, ON. He was listed as MISSING on 15 SEPTEMBER 1916. He is remembered with honour on the Vimy Memorial. Sold with copy of CWGC printout. condition is GVF.
Private William Milkin, 16th Lancers Maharajpoor Star, with replacement straight silver suspension bar (Private William Milkin H.M. 16th Lancers) named in script. His service number is 1498. According to the Sutlej medal roll (found online) he is entitled to a Sutlej Medal, with Ailiwal reverse, and Saboraon clasp; he later transferred to the 3rd Light Dragoons. Condition is VF.
Prussian 1870-71 War Pair Iron Cross 2nd Class, 1870 Magnetic/iron core, silver frame, 41+ mm x 41+ mm, and Prussian War Medal, 1870-71. A nice example from the war that created modern Germany. Mounted as worn. Spink auction 24 April 2014. Condition is VF.
Quarter Master Sergeant (WOCl2) W.S. Smith, Royal Canadian Engineers Long service & Good Conduct Medal, GV, with Canada bar (Q.M.S. (W.O. Cl.2) R.C.E.) Edge knock at 5 o’clock on reverse. Condition is GVF.
RAINEY FAMILY, 7TH SOUTH AFRICAN INFANTRY & CANADIAN ARMY SERVICE CORPS, CEF 1914-15 Star (SJT. W. J. RAINEY 7TH INFANTRY); 1901 Irish Census shows William J. Rainey as the father, who would’ve been 72 when WWI broke out. Two sons, James (indicated below) and younger brother Joseph; James (below) is an unlikely candidate for the star, possible Joseph or his father!!!!!!!!!!!! British War Medal &Victory Medal (437772 PTE. C. A. S. C.) James Rainey, a labourer by trade, enlisted in the 51st Battalion on 20 September 1915at Sarcee, AB. Some time in 1916 he transferred to the C. A. S. C. He DIED OF PNEUMONIA on 15 NOVEMBER 1918 and is buried in Denain Communal Cemetery, France. Sold with some research. Condition is GVF.
Red River 1870 clasp, genuine. Purchased from DNW in June 2014. Condition is GVF.
Robert Joseph Jones, Royal Winnipeg Rifles/RCEME 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence Medal, Canadian issue; Canada Volunteer Service Medal, with overseas clasp; War Medal, Canadian issue. All unmounted, with matching set of miniature medals; badges of the Winnipeg Rifles and Royal Canadian Dragoons; lieutenant colonel’s pip and crown; “General Service” lapel pin; a photo of the “103rd CA(B)TC” at Fort Garry, 1942, noting Jones. With a certificate for his retirement after 19 years with the Department of National Defense. Sold with copy service papers. Condition is GVF.
SA Kepi Silver 1st Pattern Cap Eagle, stamped medal with nickel silver finish and swastika retaining some of the black paint. Both prongs on back in tact. No maker mark. Condition is GVF.
Samuel J. Spurling Imperial Service Medal, GV (Samuel J. Spurling) in case of issue. Believed to have been issued for his work in munitions. Condition is GVF.
Sepoy Nawab Khan, 2 Guides Infy Victory Medal (01228 Sepoy Nawab Khan, 2 Guides Infy) Condition is GVF.
Sergeant F. J. Phillips, Royal Flying Corps British War and Victory Medals (724 Sgt. R.F.C.) “A recruit, a direct entrant into RFC 2 June, 1913. As 1AM, served in France with the Aircraft Park, from 16 August, 1914. Promoted Acting Flight Sergeant (paid) (Blacksmith) on 14 March, 1918, and was Chief Mechanic in April, 1918 RAF Muster Roll. He is listed in the Times ‘B’ Press Release of 29 August 1919.” (Taken from I. McInnes & J.V. Webb, A Contemptible Little Flying Corps, p. 263) Entitled to a 1914 Star. Condition is GVF,
Sergeant Frederick William Webb, 10th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps Military Medal, GV (R-5127 Cpl 10/K.R.R.C.), 1914-15 Star (R-5127 L. Cpl K.R. Rif:C.), BWM & VM (R-5127 Sjt. K. R. Rif. C.) Frederick Webb had 7 years prior military service with the 2nd County of London Yeomanry, his service there expiring in 1911. He enlisted in the 10th (Service) Battalion, KRRC on 15 September 1914 at St. Paul’s Churchyard. He landed in France on 21 July 1915. He was awarded the MM for actions on 25 June 1916. Gazetted Supplement to the London Gazette Issue 29701, dated 10 August 1916. From 16-21 September 1916 he was treated for a septic hand at Rouen prior to returning to England. There is amongst his service file hand written medical notes which indicate he was injured/wounded on the Somme. He was diagnosed with Whitlow disease of the right thumb on 23 September 1916. He died of Whitlow R. Thumb Osteomyllet Phalanges while at Springbend and Woodride Convalescent Hospital, Glasgow. He died 2 November 1916. Sold with research. (4) Condition is GVF.
Sergeant George Bell, 31st Battalion, CEF Military Medal, GV (446592 Sjt 31/Alberta R.) Bell, originally from the Isle of Man, joined the 56th Battalion on 5 May 1915 in Calgary, AB. He transferred to the 31st Battalion and arrived in France in July 1916. He was WOUNDED, ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE BATTLE OF VIMY RIDGE, suffering a severe gun shot wound to his left arm. He was AWARDED THE MILITARY MEDAL, LG 21 October 1918, for a raid on the enemy’s trenches. “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty at Neuvile Vitasse, on 24th/25th June, 1918: During a raid on enemy defences, the Officer commanding this NCO`s party soon became a casualty. The NCO immediately took charge. Owing to his quick initiative and utter disregard of personal danger he managed to work his way through uncut wire, and personally bombed a an enemy post which was giving trouble. He inflicted sever casualties and captured one prisoner. This excellent work undoubtedly enabled his party to reachtheir objective. He led his party with great determination and courage. His cool and calm behaviour established the greatest confidence in his men. He was WOUNDED AGAIN, SUFFERING FROM MUSTARD GAS, ON 18 SEPTEMBER 1918. He was discharged in Calgary in 1919. Sold with service file and research.
Sergeant J. Britton, 3rd Battalion, 60th Foot South Africa Medal 1877-79, 1879 clasp (3046 Sgt. 3/ 60th Foot.) Condition is GVF.
Sergeant J.J. Galt, R.A.F./R.C.A.F General Service Medal 1918-1962, Palestine 1945-48 clasp (2286150 A. C. 2. R. A. F.); Canadian Decoration (SGT J.J. GALT) A nice pair of medals with both British and Canadian service, particularly the creation of Israel. There is a tear in the ribbon of the CD. Mounted as worn. (2) Condition is GVF.
Sergeant John Miller, 2nd Battalion, 60th Rifles Indian Mutiny Medal, 1857-58 (Sergt. 2nd Batn 60th Rifles.) Miller's service number is 1872, and his medal with no clasp is confirmed on the medal roll. Sold with copy of medal roll, taken from published roll by J.K Asplin. Medal is broached. Several edge knocks. Condition is VF.
SERGEANT JOHN SEYMOUR, RIFLE BRIGADE/ 15TH BATTALION, CEF India General Service Medal, 1895-1902, Punjab Frontier 1897-98 (8404 Pte. Rifle Brigade), Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony & Transvaal (8404 Pte. Rifle Brigade.); King’s South Africa Medal, 1901-1902, South Africa 1901 & South Africa 1902 clasps (8404 Pte. Rifle Brigade.); 1914-15 Star (46960 Pte 15/Can: Inf:), British War Medal, Victory Medal (46960 Sgt. 15-Can.. Inf.) All medals properly named. John Seymour, a machinist residing in Amherst, Nova Scotia, joined the 17th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) on 26 September 1914 at Valcartier, PQ. Sold with copy pages from Indian & South African Medal Rolls confirming clasps, and front page of attestation paper. (6)
Sergeant Owen Owens, 4/Royal Scots Fusiliers Army Meritorious Service Medal, GV, swivel, (203292 Sgt. 4/R, SC: Fus.) Sold with medal index card from National Archives which indicates the award was for France. Condition is GVF.
Sergeant William Burns, 4-60th Foot Long service & Good Conduct Medal, VR, Small letter reverse (1143. Sergt. 4-60th Foot) Burns, from County Down in Ireland, served approximately 21 years with the regiment. Although not on the role, he may be entitled to a Canada General Service Medal, Fenian raid 1866. Sold with Copy service records and research by Irv Mortenson.
Silver War Badge “For King and Empire + Services Rendered + (Reverse numbered B60670) Condition is GVF. Better to contact me directly rather than purchase directly on website -- postage charges vary.
Soviet 40 Years of Victory Medal Unattributed. Condition is GVF
Soviet WWII group of 4, unattributed: Combat Merit Medal (2941017); Defence of Moscow; Victory over Germany & Liberation of Warsaw Medals. Mounted as worn.
Squadron Leader Victor Euchariste Gagne, Royal Canadian Air Force Canada Volunteer Service Medal, War Medal with MID clasp, Canadian issue, and Canadian Decoration, GVI (F/L V.E. Gagne). Gagne enlisted in the RCAF on 11 June 1940 in Montreal, QC. Working as a supply officer, Gagne received his MID in the Canada Gazette 14 June 1945: Squadron Leader Gagne has shown outstanding ability as senior equipment officer at Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Patricia Bay. He has re-organized his section in such a manner as to produce the utmost efficiency from an already overworked staff and at the same time has maintained their complete confidence and co-operation. His keenness and ability have set a high standard of efficiency and the contribution he has made to his station has been outstanding. Sold with a set of miniatures, a small bullion wings (RCAF), a small brass wings (RCAF), and a General Service pin (#1449400), and a RCAF Pre-War Club lapel pin . Medals mounted as worn. F/L Gagne is the brother-in-law of Captain Savage, Royal Winnipeg Rifles listed above. Obtained directly from the family. (7) Condition is GVF.
Staff Sergeant Collar Maker Patrick Burns, Commissariat & Transport Corps & A.S.C. Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 2 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1885 (2600. Pte. 12th ... & T. C.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (2600 S:S: Cr: Mr: A. S. C.); Khedive’s Star 1882, unnamed, first with edge bruising and contact marks. Burns, from Belfast, Ireland, spent just over 24 years in the British Army, enlisting in Belfast on 2 June 1879, and listing militia service with the Royal Antrim Rifles. He served in Egypt twice, 1882-1883 and 1885, returning home for 14 years until being sent to South Africa, 1899-1901; he completed his service at home being discharged in 1903. Sold with copy of page from Mark Reid, No Complaint or Failure: The Commissariat in Egypt and the Soudan, 1882-89, p. 62 confirming clasps on Egypt Medal, and copy service papers confirming medals. Some wear to unit name on Egypt medal (3) Condition is VF+.
Standard 1933 Pattern SA Dagger c.1940, the 8 3/4"" double edged blade inscribed ""Alles Fur Deutschland"" and bearing maker`s marks for Anton Wingen Jr Solingen, steel cross guard, shaped wooden grip with inset eagle and SA logo, metal pommel and brown metal scabbard, 14 3/4"" overall. Hand guard is marked No for Nordsee District where dagger was awarded. . Handle has some knicks on obverse and reverse, and scabbard shows some wear to finish. Overall, nice condition. Feel free to ask for more pictures. Condition is GVF.
Standard 1933 Pattern SA Dagger, c.1940, the 8 1/2"" double edged blade inscribed ""Alles fur Deutschland"" and bearing maker`s marks for Paul Weyersberg & Co Solingen, steel cross guard, shaped wooden grip with inset eagle and Standard 1933 Pattern SA Dagger, SA logo, metal pommel and brown metal scabbard, 14 1/2"" overall. Hand guard is marked No for Nordsee District where dagger was awarded. Handle has home knicks on obverse and reverse, and scabbard shows some wear to finish. Overall, nice condition. Feel free to ask for more pictures.
Stoker 1 J. Hunter, R.N.C.V.R. British War Medal (J. Hunter. Sto. 1. 5114. R.N.C.V.R.) Condition is GVF.
The Canadian Honours System The Canadian Honours System (hardcover, 408 pp.) by Christopher McCreery. Published in 2005, this important work details the past and present medals awarded to Canadians. A must for any level of collector of Canadian awards & medals. Publisher's price is $60.
The Defence Medal The Defence Medal, British version, cupronickel. Condition is GVF.
The Defence Medal Defence Medal (silver, Canadian issue) Condition is GVF.
The Defence Medal Defence Medal (cupro-nickel British issue). Condition is EF.
The Defence Medal Defence Medal (cupro-nickel British issue). Some staining. Mounted for wear. Condition is VF.
The Defence Medal Defence Medal (silver, Canadian issue) Condition is GVF.
The Naval Who’s Who 1917 (hardcover, 344 pp.) An excellent reference. It contains a chronological list of notable naval events 1213-1914; Service, Honours and Special qualifications of Officers Active and Retired for RN, RNR, RNVR, RM & Dominion Navies, Admiral Jellicoe’s despatch for Jutland, Casualty List for Battle of Jutland & Diary of Events of the War. A must have for the WWI Naval collector.
The South Africa 1853 Medal (hardcover, 155 pp) Everson’s medal roll and story of the medal awarded for the frontier wars between 1834 and 1853. CONTACT ME FOR SHIPPING COST.
Trooper Sam Price, Montreal Cavalry Canada General Service Medal, 1866-1870, Fenian Raid 1866 clasp (Tr. S Price Montreal. Cav.) Named in proper style. 1 of 38 medals awarded. Sold with copy of page from Thyen’s roll. Condition is GVF.
Trooper, 3rd class, J. R. Colley, South African Constabulary Queen South Africa Medal 1899-1902, Cape Colony & Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 & South Africa 1902 clasps (1616 3rd Cl: Tpr: S.A.C.) According to Canadian roll he is a Canadian. Missing rivets between 3rd&4th clasps, tied with string. Proper naming. Condition is GVF.
Trooper, 3rd class, J. Rigsby, South African Constabulary Queen South Africa Medal 1899-1902, Cape Colony & Orange Free State clasps (2007 3rd Cl: Tpr: S.A.C.) According to Canadian roll he is a Canadian. Pitting to obverse & suspender a bit wobbly. Condition is VF.
Warrant Officer, 2nd class Thomas Douglas Crosbie, Canadian Field Artillery, CEF Distinguished Conduct Medal, GV (311373 B.S Maj. Can. F. A.), BWM & VM (311373 W.O. Cl 2. C. F. A.) Crosbie, a policeman, joined the 3rd Divisional Amtn. Column on 3 January 1916 in Toronto, ON. Crosbie won the D.C.M , L. G. 01/16/19, 04/12/19 P27 Sup., his citation reads: For gallantry and devotion to duty. About 9 a.m. on 28th August, 1918, a large enemy shell landed in a dump located in te Arras-Cambrai road between Arras and Faub St. Sauveur, killing seven men and wounding five of the dump personnel. He was blown twnety to thirty feet by the explosion and wounded slightly, but with great gallantry and utter disregard for personal safety he immediately got water and put out the burning ammunition and prevented more casualties. Notwithstanding his wounds and the severe shock he had received, he continued to issue ammunition until relieved. His example throughout was most inspiring to the men.
WWI Iron Cross, 1st class, magnetic centre, no maker mark, inscribed in script: Im Osten Fw. Carl Dreschler 17.8.17 Not often seen with recipient’s details. Some small rust spots on iron centre. Condition is NEF.
WWII group of 3, Unattributed Africa Star, Defence Medal & War Medal Last two medals British versions (cupro-nickel). Some staining to obverses of last two medals. Medals mounted as worn. (3)
WWII group of 4, Unattributed 1939/45 Star, France &Germany Star, Canadian Voluntary Service Medal, with Overseas clasp, and 1939/45 War Medal. CVSM is mounted with reverse showing. Swing-mounted as worn (4) Condition is GVF.
WWII Mentioned in Despatches Oak Leaf, folding clasp version. Condition is GVF.
WWII Mentioned in Despatches Oak Leaf, pin back version. Condition is GVF.
WWII Naval Group of Four, Unnamed 1939-1945 Star, Atlantic Star, Defence Medal & War Medal (last two medals cupro-nickel). Sold with clasped container. Condition is EF.
WWII/Queen`s Jubilee Medal group attributed to William Shaughnessy 1939-1945 Star, Defence Medal, Canada Volunteer Service Medal, with overseas clasp; War Medal, Canadian issues; Jubilee Medal 1977. Medals are Canadian issue and are mounted as worn. Medals are plated and the ribbons show evidence of some fire damage. Sold with set of miniatures. Medals obtained from a family member. Some new ribbons would make this a very attractive set. Condition is VF. (10)