WW1 Medals

WWI MEDALS

 

Silver War Badge :

 

  1. Numbered No 58766. With copy of SWB Roll showing Geo. Walter Cooper, Regtl No. 19526, enlisted June 1915 and discharged Sept 1916 due to sickness. He served overseas. He may of enlisted more than once as there are a few MIC's for this name, 2 for the Essex Regiment and both discharged due to sickness at different times. $55

  2. Numbered 117096 with copy of roll showing awarded to L/Cpl Albert Barber, 1/8th Essex Cyclists, served 5/5/09 to 5/7/15 discharged due to sickness. (No overseas service) Scarce to unit. VF $75

  3. Silver War Badge No B321024 (Alex Smith HLI), Alex. Smith, 74502 Highland Light Infantry, served 24/6/16 to 2/10/19 and disch. due to sickness. EF $55

  4. WW1 Silver War Badge No B129824 to G/22110 Pte C. Bicknell Middlesex Regt, with copied roll (no cause given), Discharged Feb 1919. VF $52
  5. WW1 Silver War Badge No 95372 to 9144 Pte G. Cowen S. Lancs Regt, with copied roll, showing awarded for sickness in India, George Cowen served Dec 1908-May 1915 in 1st Battalion. VF, edge bruise. $50

1914 Stars

 

  1. 8484 Sjt T E Gray 2/York R. - Died of Wounds 23/10/1914 and rests at Ypres Town cemetery  VF - $250 
  2. 6229 Pte A King 2/Essex R. -  GVF $160
  3. 323 Pte J Buckley 2/Manch R, James - can supply an e-copy of the MIC, 27/8/14 qualifying date -VF $160
  4. 696 Pte. N. Lapsley 2/Sea. Highrs. KIA 23/10/1916, Thiepval Memorial, GVF $300
  5. M1-06771 PTE G S SARGENT A.S.C. - Private G. S. Sargent served overseas from 5th November 1914, he served with the 26th Field Ambulance Army Service Corps. - VF, original silk ribbon, $140

 

1914-15 Stars :-

 

    1. Burg. L. J. Erasmus, Lydenburg Kdo. EF $80
    2. Burg. S. B. Spiro, Ermelo Cmd. EF $80
    3. Burg. J. F. du Toit, Marico Kdo. EF $80
    4. Dvr. R. J. Moulton, S.A.S.C-M. T. EF - $40
    5. Pte. W. P. Carroll, 11th Infantry GVF $45
    6. Sjt. C. B. Wilke, Graaff Reinet Kdo. VF $90
    7. Pte. R. Collins, Pietersburb (sic) Cdo. - 1 letter lightly struck GVF $80
    8. Burg. J. J. Pienar, Womstd. Kdo. EF $80
    9. Cpl. M. L. Levitt, S.A.S.C. SUPPLIES GVF $40
    10. Pte. G. H. Mathieson, 12th Infantry, EF $50
    11. Burg. S. B. van Dyk, Heidelberg Kdo. EF $80
    12. Pte. J.S. Kitching Enslin’s Hse. VF short ribbon $75
    13. Pte. E. Elias 12th Infantry VF  short ribbon $45
    14. Pte J. Lipvan, 12th M.R.   GVF scratch on the back, $45
    15. No. 4479 Sepoy Kadir Baksh, 31/Punjabis VF$45
    16. No. 2700 Sepoy Saidmat Khan, 82/Punjabis VF $45
    17. No. 1070 Nk. Lall Khan, 1/33/Punjabis VF $45
    18. No. 4828 Sepoy Khuda Dad, 1/30/Punjabis GVF $45
    19. No. 2657 Sepoy Jahan Khan, 1/91/Punjabis VF $45
    20. No. 346 Sepoy Sharin. 1/27/Punjabis VF $45
    21. No. 1074 Sepoy Panlwan. 127 Baluch. L.I. - VF, (blunting to tips) - $40
    22. Pte. K.A. Gordon 5th Infanty. EF, Gilded  - $48
    23. Clr. Sjt. B. Rainer 4th Infantry GVF $55
    24. 8545 Pte. B. Gardiner. 2 Can. Inf. (Attested Valcartier September 1914, Farmer from Ontario, pre-war Militia member.) - VF $100
    25. 2949 Pte. H. Bennett (Herbert, MIC shows 9th Bn. Manchester Regiment, Balkans Theatre), VF $50
    26. Pte. W. O. Van Waltsleben Grff Reinet Cdo GVF $80
    27. 3277. PTE. W. JEFFERY, W. RID. R. VF $50
    28. 414478 Pte. F. Johnson. 13/Can. Inf. VF, short piece of ribbon, $100 (LAC gives Frederick Thompson alias Frederick Nelson, so a mystery).
    29. 11717 PTE. R. LITTLE. R. SC: FUS: VF Lacquered, ribbon needs replacing. Robert Little, served 6th Bn, awarded a SWB. $55
    30. 17728  PTE. J. PINKERTON. R. W. FUS. With print-out from 4th Stationary Hospital showing admitted 25th Sept 1915 with a Bullet wound to Right Elbow. Also a copy of his Medal Index Card showing that he also served in The King's Royal Rifle Corps as # 58667 and ended up in Labour Corps as # 581713. - GVF with long original silk ribbon. $75
    31. 14481 L.CPL. W.J. STACEY. WILTS: R. (William on MIC) - VF, $50
    32. 2/LT. T.B. BERRY. 2ND INFANTRY. With award slip for SWB to him as a Captain, Royal Engineers, with Box of issue, (damaged) and envelope for Star - EF - $80
    33. 277446 G. Ireland STO.1. RN - Born Plymouth Aug 1874, several periods in the cells, served on HMS Rainbow, HMS Hood, Magnificent, Arrogant and Diana, RFR 1906, recalled in WW1 Vivid II, looks like HMS Doris, Malta hospitalized, invalided with Diabetes July 1915 and died in 1917 at Plymouth, with CD, GVF $60 
    34. G-1326 L CPL C V WOOD E. KENT R. - Charles Victor Wood served with the 8th battalion The East Kent Regiment and was killed in action on 26th September 1915, he is commemorated on the Loos memorial. - GVF with long silk original ribbon.  $120
    35. LIEUT. S.W. DAVIS - Somerville Wentworth Davis, born 30 April 1897, York, Western Australia. Entered Royal Navy as a Colonial Cadet, served on HMS Erin, HMAS Australia, HMS Radstock, HMS Rocket. Several ships post war, March 1927 received Board of Trade's Master's certificate in Vancouver, B.C. Canada. Retired 1927 from R.N. In WW2 rejoined and in Command of HMCS Columbia (Destroyer) from 1940-May 1942 (per U-Boat net) also had various appointments in Canada and UK, reverted to Retired List with the rank of War Service Captain in 1947. With copy of research (there is a photo of him on uboat.net) - GVF- $220 - SOLD
    36. LT. A.S. LITTLE R.N.V.R. - Algenon Sydney - From South Africa, wife in Natal. He is on Navy List for 1917 on HMS Anzac, a Minesweeping Trawler. - VF - $100
    37. ASST. PAYMR. H.C. SARGENT. R.N.R. Henry Charles, 1916 Navy List show served on HMS Talbot, a Light Cruiser (served at Gallipoli), 1919 Navy List shows HM Orion (Battleship). NVF Polished, $95

                       

WW1 British War Medals :-                                              

  1. Burg. G.V.D. Westhuizen Carnarvon Kdo. VF replacement ribbon  $75
  2. Sjt. B.H. Parker 6th D.M.R. VF original ribbon                          $50
  3. Pte. B. Wickham 9th Infantry VF  replacement ribbon                 $50
  4. L/Cpl. H.G. McKelvey 1st S.A.I. VF short piece of ribbon              $50
  5. Sjt. R. Primos 5th S.A.H. Contacted malaria in November 1916. With service documents.  NEF, toned   $60   
  6. 2 CL. W.O H.L. BOSMAN 18TH M.R. - VF - $55
  7. Pte. F.J. Ridley 6th S.A.I.  EF Short ribbon  $50         
  8. 41556 Pte. H. Orr. R. Scots. KIA 4/6/17 Arras, 2nd Bn. fm. Glasgow. EF $85       
  9. Spr. A.W. Begg S.A.S.C.R.E. GVF $45
  10. Sjt. R. Primos 5th S.A.H. - Star and AVM missing. Contacted malaria in November 1916. Comes with service documents.  NEF, toned   $60  
  11. Pte. F.J. Ridley 6th S.A.I.  EF Short ribbon  $50
  12. F.12082. E.A. Osborne. A.M. 1 R.N.A.S. (only award) with card box and papers, GVF, $80
  13. 435347 Pte. D. Duncan, 18-Can. Inf. EF $75 (a 50th Bn. enlistment number)
  14. 49021 Pte. J. Ashworth, Ches. R. VF edge bruising, $45 MIC
  15. 3886 Pte. W. J. Baines, R. Lanc. R. VF MIC, $45
  16. Pte. C.F. Maynard. S.A.M.C.C. GVF $75
  17. Rfm. H.R. Bousfield. 4th S.A.M.R. - VF $50
  18. Pte. A.H. Beukes. 1st M.C. VF (small test cut) $45
  19. 6614 Cpl E. J. Harris. 20 Bn. A.I.F.- NEF - KIA 6/11/1917 Menin Memorial, Son of Jesse James and Annie Harris, of "Clarance," Minter St., Canterbury, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - $240
  20. 458549 Pte. A.J. Hornett. 14 Can. Inf. - EF - KIA 27/9/18 Attested age 18, Ofice Boy, had Militia service with 8th Royal Rifles, born Woolwich, England. $150
  21. 344151  Pte Harry Down  CAN. TANK  BN. VF, (Cleaned) b. Murray, ON, 1889, res. Trenton, ON. $175
  22. 164263 Pte. H. Dallaway 75 Can. Inf. VF contact marks. A Carpenter from Sheffield, England. Attested at Niagara Sept. 1915. NOK Brantford, ON. $70. 
  23. 4925 Pte A N Blaker R. Suss. R. VF - $50
  24. GS-42460 Cpl F J Gear R. Fus. -VF $50
  25. 31328 Pte W T Walker R Fus - GVF $50
  26. G 8261 Pte A Wickham R Suss R. - EF $52
  27. 175867 Pte. F. Redfern York Dns. VF - $125
  28. L-2651 Sjt. T. Clark. 17-Lrs. - GVF - $75
  29. 28732 Pte. G. W. Butler. R. War. R. - GVF - $45
  30. 305532 Pte. J. Griffiths. Lan. Fus. - 2nd/5th  Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers, Died 25th April, 1918 and buried at Houchin British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. - GVF - $90
  31. 64293 PTE. F. KENYON. 75-CAN.INF. - EF - $75 
  32. 2765268 PTE. R.G. MCLEAN. CAN. TANK CORPS. - Ronald Griffin McLean was born on 3rd January 1899 in Toronto, Ontario and he joined the CEF on 7th May 1918. NVF - $160
  33. 3181751 Pte. P. McLean. N.S.R. - Patrick McLean was born on 17th March 1898 in Whitney Pier, Sydney, NS. He was drafted in the CEF on 25th April 1918 having seen previous twenty one months service in 94th Regt. EF $65
  34. 3259707 PTE. H.E. DIXON. N.B.R. - Horatio Edward Dixon was a Farmer from St Thomas, New Brunswick and was drafted late in the war, arriving in England, he never made it over to France due to contracting Rheumatic Fever. - GVF, Toned condition - $60
  35. 3163 Sowar Chandgi Ram, 5 Cavy., slack susp. VF Repaired test cut @ 2 o'clock. $80
  36. 3695 Swr. Lal Din, 10 Lrs. NVF - $80
  37. 2243 L-Dfdr. Niaz Muhd. Khan, 21 Cavy. GVF - $80
  38. 3738 L-Dfdr. Rustam Khan, 21 Cavy. F.F., with corrected unit number, About VF - $75
  39. 2272 Sowar Buta Singh, 6 Cavy. VF -$80 
  40. 758 Sowar Munur Khan, 8 Cavy. - attempted erasure of rank. VF -$75
  41. 2472 Sowar Narain Singh, 13 Lcrs. VF -$80
  42. 2229 Sowar Rai Singh, 13 Lcrs. VF -$80
  43. 1292 Sowar Isher Singh, 16 Cavy. VF -$80 - SOLD
  44. 237629 SPR. E. 
    VAUGHAN. C.R.T. 
    Edward Vaugh  an was born on 3rd December 1871 in Shropshire, 
    England and he joined the CEF on 24th April 1915.
    - GVF Toned - $60
           
  45. 13813 Sjt. W. Waters. 5 - Can. Inf. - From Ballingar, Co. Dubin, Ireland, Occ. "Surveyor" 3 years prior service with "British Volunteers".   Attested Valcartier Aug 1914, NOK Vancouver. GVF $85  
  46. 29770 Pte. M.E. Beckett, C.F.C. - a Lumberman, b. 1896.  Jacquet River, N.B. 224th Bn attested April 1st, 1916, R.C. Medal GVF and dark toned with original ribbon and a pin. May be his only award. $60.         
  47. 66466 Cpl. R.H.E. Jordan R.A. Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal per London Gazette 11th March, 1916 "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He displayed great coolness and energy in repairing telephone wires under fire, and invariably volunteering for any work, however dangerous." NVF - $130
  48. Capt. A. Burke, VF $75
  49. 46374 Pte. G. Ridings. Lan Fus. George Ridings originally enlisted into the Cheshire Regiment before serving on the Western Front with the 16th (Service) Battalion (2nd Salford) Lancashire Fusiliers. He was attached to the Trench Mortar Battery and was killed in action on 10 August 1918 in an attack on Damery Wood near Bouchoir. He is buried at Bouchoir New British Cemetery, France. EF $110
  50. 242099 Pte. C.F. Hodgkinson. Lan. Fus Charles Frederick Hodgkinson, a native of Masborough, Rotherham, originally enlisted into the York & Lancaster Regiment before serving on the Western Front with the 1/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. He was killed in action while in the trenches at La Bassée. He is buried in Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, France. About EF $100
  51. 39080 Pte. A. Stainstreet. Lan. Fus. Arthur Stainstreet enlisted on 16 November 1914 and served on the Western Front with the 3/5th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. He later transferred to the Mechanical Transport branch of the Army Service Corps. He was discharged on 22 January 1919 as a result of wounds. NVF, contact marks $45
  52. 14453 Pte. H. Horrocks. Lan. Fus. - Henry Horrocks served on the Western Front with the 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. He was killed in action on 12 October 1916 during the battalion’s unsuccessful attack towards Le Transloy, where they suffered 345 casualties. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. George Ridings originally enlisted into the Cheshire Regiment before serving on the Western Front with the 16th (Service) Battalion (2nd Salford) Lancashire Fusiliers. He was attached to the Trench Mortar Battery and was killed in action on 10 August 1918 in an attack on Damery Wood near Bouchoir. He is buried at Bouchoir New British Cemetery, France. VF, slight ek. $100
  53. 24042 Pte. J. Marshall. Lan. Fus. - John Marshall, a native of Boroughbridge, originally served with the 9th (Service) Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers and was later posted to the 10th (Service) Battalion. He was awarded the Military Medal (London Gazette 13 March 1919). Judging by other 10th Battalion M.M. winners who are both mentioned in the war diary and listed in the same gazette alongside Marshall, it is likely that he won his award for deeds during September 1918, while the battalion was in action around Gouzeaucourt. Charles Frederick Hodgkinson, a native of Masborough, Rotherham, originally enlisted into the York & Lancaster Regiment beforeserving on the Western Front with the 1/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. He was killed in action while in the trenches at La Bassée. He is buried in Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, France, NEF $100
  54. 4685 Pte. J. Kenworthy. Lan. Fus. - Joseph Kenworthy served with the 1/8th Lancashire Fusiliers, landing in Egypt on 29 March 1916. He proceeded to France with the Battalion in March 1917 and was invalided home 22 November 1917. He returned to the Western Front in September 1918 with 23rd(Service) Battalion and shortly after transferred to the 34th (County of London) Battalion, London Regiment. GVF dirty ribbon $45
  55. 10262 Pte. E. J. Evans. Lan. Fus. - Ernest Jones Evans served on the Western Front with the 2/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. VF, minor contact marks, $45
  56. 281053 Pte. W. Goulding. Lan. Fus. - William Goulding, a native of Heywood, Lancashire, served with the 2/7th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers in France from February 1917. He was killed in action on 14 July 1917 when his battalion came under artillery fire near Coxyde. He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium. GVF $95
  57. 16538 Pte. B. Cartin. Lan. Fus. - Bernard Cartin served with the Lancashire Fusiliers before transferring to the Labour Corps. NVF $40.
  58. 4614 Pte. J. W. Hitchin. Lan. Fus. - John W. Hitchin served on the Western Front with the 2/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. VF $45.
  59. 10178 Pte. J. Anderson. Lan. Fus. - Joseph Anderson, a native of Salford, served on the Western Front with the 15th (Service) Battalion (1st Salford), Lancashire fusiliers, landing in France on 23 November 1915. He was later attached to the 21st (Reserve) Battalion and died at home on 27 January 1917 of Lymphoma. He is buried in Salford (Weaste) Cemetery, England. GEF $70.
  60. 2269 Pte. L. Taylor. Lan. Fus. - Leonard Taylor enlisted into the 1/5th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers on 3 September 1914 and landed in Egypt on 25 September 1914. The battalion went onto serve at Gallipoli from 5 May 1915, returning to Egypt the following December. Taylor was discharged on 20 July 1916 due to sickness. (no paperwork) NEF, Dark toned, long orig. ribbon $50 - SOLD
  61. 12526 Pte. J.W. Burton. Lan. Fus. - John William Burton served with the 16th (Service) Battalion (2nd Salford), Lancashire Fusiliers, landing in France on 23 November 1915. He was later posted to the 3rd (Reserve) Battalion. VF $48.
  62. 406603 PTE. W.H. PACE. 19-CAN.INF. William Herbert Pace was born on 13th April 1886 in London, Ontario and joined the CEF on 15th April 1915 at Hamilton, Ontario, occupation “Moulder” so presumably employed in the steel industry. He made a statutory declaration regarding his name. On 27.8.18 he was wounded in the face and right leg. On 24.10.1918 he was awarded the Military Medal. $125 
  63. 40857 Pte. D. Elliott. Dorset R. (Daniel) only awarded a Pair. VF $45 - SOLD
  64. 5048 Pte. L.B. D'Aguilar. Middx. R. (also served in Black Watch, Leslie B., only award !) GVF $55
  65. PLY.11680 Pte. W. Taylor. R.M.L.I. - GVF, e.k. $50
  66. P-10369 L.Cpl R.A. Norman M.F.P. - VF (MIC shows awarded a Pair) scarce to unit. $55
  67. 1495 Pte S.W. Wilson. Herts: Yeo. - GVF $100
  68. CPL. J. FALCONER. S.A.S.C. - Suspender Broken off, VF $25
  69. L/CPL. H.B. LE CLERCO. 2ND S.A.I. GVF  $52
  70. Pte. W. V. West. 2nd S.A.I. GVF - $50
  71. 841883 Pte. J. Low. 42-Can. Inf. James Low, b. Aberdeen. Married with (5) Children. KIA 13/3/18 - VF - $150
  72. British War Medal 1914-20 (Sjt D. D. Turpin. 1st S.A.I.), very fine. Dick Darrel Turpin served with the 1st (Cape) South African Regiment. He was killed on 20 September 1917 and is commemorated on the Yrpes (Menin Gate) Memorial; together with copied CWGC cert. - VF - $100
  73. 1282 A. Cpl. E. J. Wood. M.F.P. GVF  $55
  74. P-8404 L. Cpl. G. W. Greenaway. M.M.P. – (A in Greenaway scratched out) MIC confirms name. GVF $45 - SOLD
  75. P-4538 L. Cpl. J. Wilson. M.F.P. VF - $50
  76. P-9048 L. Cpl. W. A. Cox. M.F.P. GVF, Toned - $50
  77. P-7875 L. Cpl. D. G. B. Hunter. M.M.P. GVF - $55
  78. 1102 T. Sjt. J. J. Green. M.F.P. GVF - $58
  79. 321881 Pte P.J. Vass 6-Lond R. - Percy Vass was the Landlord of the “The Wellington” at 36 Vine St. Uxbridge, he dies on 1st Jan 1960, leaving an estate of 8634 GBP. – NVF with contact marks on the bust, $55
  80. 1724 Pte H. Moorcroft K.R.Rif C. – NEF $52 - SOLD
  81. 37282 Pte J. Hargreaves Ches R. - EF - $55
  82. PO. 2383-S- PTE. S. J. BRAY. R.M.L.I. Samuel James Bray from St Austell, Cornwall, 1st Royal Marine Battalion, wounded & missing, presumed died 25/08/1918 Vis-en-Artois Memorial - EF - $110
  83. DEAL 3623-S- PTE. W.H. HAMPTON. R.M. William Henry, R.M. Medical unit, Service record states born Newcastle 9 Sept. 1886, Enlisted 25 March 1915, to France 16 May 16, 13 Nov 16 Gas Shell, Back to France 12 Feb 18, Invalided to UK 19 Mar 1918. - GVF - $60
  84. PO. 16301 L.CPL. W.F. POYNTER. R.M.L.I. - With large size copy of service record. William Frederick Poynter, b. Bromley, Kent 14 Feb. 1894, Farm Labourer, enl. March 1912, Wounded at Gallipoli by an enemy bullet and subsequently discharged July 1916. VF, scratch on Obverse, toned, on orig. ribbon. $60 - SOLD
  85. PYL.1928-S- PTE.H.J. FREEMAN. R.M.L.I. With records, Herbert James was born 26/7/96. Enlisted at Bristol, a Railway Porter. After 3 months in France was KIA 26/10/17 with 1st R.M. Battalion. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial. NOK Warmley, Bristol, Gloucestershire. NEF, v. short orig, ribbon, $110
  86. CH. 1916-S- PTE. P.J. HUSSEY. R.M.L.I. - With service records. Percy John Hussey, from Bourne End, Bucks. born 22 Sept. 1896, a Stableman, initially joined the Army but immediately transferred to R.M.L.I., was wounded 24.8.18 at Wimeroux, France serving with 1st R.M. Battn. - GVF - $60
  87. PO. 17613 PTE. J.T. WORWOOD. R.M.L.I. with papers, born Foleshill, Coventry, 18th April1896, enlisted 3 Sept. 1914 and was a Gunner at Cromarty Garrison until service at sea aboard HMS Crescent from 1st July 1916-8 April 18, joined Royal Naval Division 25 June 1918 in the 1st R.M. battalion and was KIA 25/08/1918, Commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, VF+ $110
  88. LT. COMMR. W. THOMPSON. R.N.R. NEF, 1916 Navy List shows William J. "Retired", needs research. $100 
  89. 2964B. M. MCDONALD. SMN. R.N.R. Murdo, KIA Jutland on HMS Defence which exploded with only one survivor after a hit to her magazines, 31/05/1916 - Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial. NEF $120 - SOLD
  90. 154589 SPR. F. MCDONALD. C.R.T.  - (Farquahar, attested 1st Pioneers at Ladysmith, B.C.) – EF - $65 - RESERVED
  91. 1262047 GNR. W.H. MACDONALD. C.F.A. – William Henry, from Moncton, New Brunswick. Born 11th Feb 1897. Labourer. KIA 10 Nov 17  - $120 - SOLD
  92. SS.105959. C.F. COOPER. STO.1. R.N. With CWGC and copy of service record. Charles Francis was from Plumstead, London. He was KIA 14/03/1915 at Gallipoli when HMS Amethyst was shelled from the shore. Amethyst took part in the covering operation for the minesweeping effort in the Dardanelles and during the action on 1 March and 4 March 1915 she exchanged fire with Turkish forts. On the evening of 4 March she took on board injured personnel of the landing party and discharged them the next day into Soudan and SS Braemar Castle. During the hours of darkness between 6 and 11 March she took part in operations in the Dardanelles against mines, and was frequently in action against field artillery, forts and searchlights. On 14 March at 04:10 she was hit by field artillery and lost 22 men killed. A further 38 men were wounded, of whom 4 later died. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. - NEF - $100 - SOLD
  93. 10542 PTE. E.T. TOOZE. A. CYC. CORPS. (Cyclists) Ephraim was from Taunton, Somerset and served in the Cyclist Corps as part of the 16th Irish Division and also served R. Irish Fusiliers (16th Co. Cysclists were disbanded in June 1916), Discharged 12.10.16 (sickness) and awarded a SWB - VF - $65
  94. 2.LIEUT. H.W. CATTLE.  - Henry Walter, served as a Private in the RAMC, commissioned, 29.6.17 in 13th Middlesex Regiment. Post war he went to South Africa and was an Abbatoir Manager , returned to UK in 1949. - ecopy of MIC available, GVF, edge nick on rev. $85,
  95. 4818 PTE. G. SIMPSON. S. GDS. George, with ecopy MIC, awarded a 1914 Star and bar, with info on a George Simpson, KIA WW2 24/11/42 in REME, from Salford, not known if same man ? - EF - $60
  96. 136507 PTE. C. SMALLWOOD. 2-CAN.INF. - Clifford Smallwood was born on 30 Sept. 1897 (he claimed but ancestry gives 1899) at Hove, Sussex, England and was employed in Farming when he attested on 30 Oct 1915 at Toronto, Ontario. He served in the 2nd and 1st Battalions in France, In December 1917 he was returned to Base as it was discovered that he was a minor. He was medically discharged in 1919. His son, was F.O. J.A. Smallwood and Killed in a Flying accident on 30 Nov. 1944 at Sutton-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire on a Lancaster training flight and is buried at Brookwood Cemetery in England. His son was ex University of British Columbia as his family had by this time moved to Vancouver where his father was employed as a Travelling auditor with C.P.R. - GVF, dark toned $80 (service files for both are available, can supply copies for the add'n postage costs).
  97. 1000605 PTE. A.C. STUART, 27 - CAN. INF. - Arthur Cecil Stuart was born 4th May 1880 at Dublin, Ireland, son of Reverend Joseph Stuart of Agher Rectory, Enfield, Co. Meath. He was a "General Agent" at Rapid City, Manitoba when he attested on 4th Feb 1916 in the 226th Battalion, transferring to the 27th Battalion for service in France. He received a GSW to the head on 21 Aug, 1917 and was invalided to Canada for further treatment and eventually medically discharged. - VF - $80

 

1914-18 Victory Medals :-

 

  1. 1576 Pte. T. Jackson. A. & S.H. some staining GVF $36
  2. 7024 Pte. E.L. Jones. 16-Lond. R. VF $40
  3. G-13150 Pte. A. E. Terrell, The Queen’s R, VF. dark spot, $33
  4. 16981 Sjt. W. Sherriff, Ches. R. MIC, also served R.W.F. VF $36
  5. 10923 Pte. J. C. Dye, R. Lanc. R. VF, MIC $75 - James Cooper Dye who was born in Poplar, London in 1895 landed with the 1st Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancs Regt in France on 23 August 1914. By the end of the month the Battalion had suffered 431 other ranks killed, missing or prisoner. In October a further 180 became casualties and among those taken prisoner was James Cooper Dye. James Dye died in Thurrock, Essex aged 65 in 1960. Entitled to 1914 Star. His copied Medal Index Card states ‘Pris of W.’9942 Pte. S. Gray, L.N. Lan. R. - $75
  6. 2007619 2 Cpl B.W. Davies, C.S.E.F. EF - $280. Davies attested to the Canadian Engineers in March 1918. Born in Wales in 1880, he was living in Pittston, Pennsylvania, when he enlisted. His attestation papers indicate that he had served 8 years in the Welsh Regiment.
  7. O.J.D. DUCASSE. LDG. SMN. 466. R.N.C.V.R. Octave Ducasse was born on 22nd October 1898 in Quebec City, QC. He had served in the Merchant Marine when he enlisted on 17th August 1917. He was discharged on 9th August 1918. With copy of Service Record in large folder. NVF $150
  8. 778647 Cpl. F.F. Charpentier. C.O.R.C.C. - EF $50
  9. 29540 Pte. A. Thompson. K.O. Sco.Bord.  EF  $38
  10. 16199 Pte R. L. Parsons R. W. Kent R. - EF $35
  11. 623042 Pte. H. Ferguson, 1-C.M.R.;          Harry Ferguson was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in April 1892 and enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in Winnipeg in September 1915. Embarked for England, he joined the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles out in France and was killed in action at Maple Copse on 5 June 1916, while serving in ‘C’ Company. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, with brief research. GVF $150
  12. S4-060076 S. Sjt. I.R. Butler. A.S.C. Staff Sergeant Ibsley R. Butler, served with the Army Service Corps during the Great War on the Western Front from 8.6.1915; Mentioned in Despatches (London Gazette 24.12.1917) and awarded the Meritorious Service Medal (London Gazette 17.6.1918). NVF $80
  13. 21097. Pte. H.J.C. Bates. A. Cyc. Corps. (Cyclists) NVF $50
  14. 3111024 Pte. J.J. Jones, C.S.E.F. (Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force) - EF condition - $300. Jones was drafted to the 2nd C.O.R. Born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1883, he was a "Boilermaker" by trade. Served in No. 20 Co. Canadian Machine Gun Corps of the Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force.
  15. T.Z. 6832 W. SIBLEY. SIG. R.N.V.R. -  VF - $28
  16. S.A.2720 D. CASEY. SKR. R.N.R. Casey became a Trawler Skipper effective 1st February 1940. VF, In WW2 he was in command of the following Minesweeping Trawlers : HMS Touchstone, Star of Orkney, Loch Buie and Alexandrite. Short ribbon. - $55 
  17. 731 SEP. MANDAN KHAN 27 PJBS VF, some darkening - $24
  18. 10983 PTE. G.L. JORDAN. H.A.C. - INF. GVF - $35
  19. 218397 GNR. W. THOMPSON R.A. EF (a few spots) $25
  20. 3230609 Pte. D. Pilote 4th Bn. (Drafted into 1st Central Ontario Regt.) Press Setter from Toronto, 4 years prior service with 48th Highlanders. Fine $60
  21. 1039601 Spr. E. Harmer C.R.T. - Frederick Edward, from Bournemouth, Hampshire, address : McKay P.O. Vancouver, B.C. "Road Contractor"  Served 11 years in 6th D.C.O.R. (Militia). Attested Sept. 1916. - VF - $45
  22. 7026 L. Cpl. D. Cullen 1st Can. Inf.  - KIA June 13th 1916 - David Cullen was b. London, England attested Dundas, Ontario in September 1914, having had 3 years prior service with the 77th Militia Regiment and 3 months with R.C.D.  An early enlistment. - GVF condition - $140
  23. 29872 Cpl. G.W. Beattie. R.A.M.C. - EF, stain spot - $28
  24. 458870 Pte. V.W. Breeze, Labour Corps - EF, stain spot - $27
  25. 7633 Pte. R. Lumm. Bedf. R. - GVF - $35
  26. 553939 PTE. J. CRANSTON. LABOUR CORPS. - VF - $27
  27. 6534 PTE. W. VARLEY. W. YORK. R. - EF - $35
  28. 140075 Pte. H. Field. 14 - Can. Inf. Harry Field from Torquay, Devon, Labourer, pre war member of the 9th Mississauga Horse. Born Oct. 1883. Married to Edith who resided in Torquay still. Attested July 1915 into 75th Bn. Age 31. Received a  GSW to shoulder, and also shell-shock earlier. Full service file is on-line. GVF - $85
  29. 3040602 Pte. B. Robson, C.S.E.F. GVF, some stains, Baden Robson was a Rifleman in the 259th Battalion. He arrived in Vladivostock on 15th Jan 1919 aboard SS Protesliaus. - $280.
  30. SE-2570 Pte. C.E.S. Overton. A.V.C. M.I.C. shows awarded Trio. EF $35
  31. 646214 Pte. H. Day. C.M.G. Bde. Harry Day was born at Hatfield Heath, Essex in Dec. 1889 and was residing on Robson Street, Vancouver, B.C. when he attested in September 1916. He originally enlisted with the 158th Battalion but was sent to C.M.G. Brigade and served with the 4th Company in France, being Gassed on 7th November 1917. - VF - $65
  32. 1090197 Pte. O.B. Thompson, 75 Can. Inf, Oliver Bartlett Thompson came from Haileybury, Ontario, Occ. Bank Clerk, b. 1899, attested Jan 13th 1917 in the 253rd (Queen's University Highlanders) Battalion, served in France with 75th Battalion. He died on 20 Sept 1964. VF, v. short ribbon. $70
  33. REV. D. CONACHER. (P.N. - No paperwork accompanies the medal but have electronic info that can be sent). New Polyester ribbon, Duncan Conacher was born 19 Dec 1878 at Strathray, Logierait, Scotland to Mungo Conacher and Margaret Maclagan. He attended the Universities of St Andrews (M.A. 1911) and Edinburgh. On 30th August 1916 he married Elsie Robertson, probably in South Africa as he was employed in organizing schools in the Transvaal. He went overseas in January 1918 and was Chaplain to the 1st Gordon Highlanders and later 6th Bn Black Watch in the Highland Division. He was Minister of Calderhead Parish, Shotts, Lanarkshire for 32 years. he passed away in 1962. EF Condition $160
  34. 33816 PTE. W.W. THOMPSON.  YORK. R. GVF, a few spots, $38
  35. Eng. S. Lt. C. G. Will. R.N.R. With service record page, served on HMS Devaney Dec '17 until war's end. (a Fleet Messenger ship), Charles George Will was from Aberdeen.  EF $75
  36. Eng. S. Lt. A. Reid. R.N.R. - Alexander Reid served with the Royal Naval Reserve aboard HMS Menaleus (a kite ballon ship) with copied Service Record of 1 pg. - EF $75
  37. T/S.LT. (E) C.E. DONNE. R.N.R. - with 1 pg. record of service, Cecil Donne, 1917, Eng. Sub. Lt. Transport Service Cape Yard, EF, no ribbon - $70
  38. 14819 PTE. J. JUDGE. R. HIGHRS. GVF - Silk Ribbon $38
  39. 46502 Pte H.W. Richardson Essex R. - EF -$35
  40. 4112 Pte M. Roberts W. Gds Morgan Roberts died of wounds with No 4 Coy 1st Bn Welsh Guards on 30th July 1918 and is buried in St Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent, with  CWGC and Soldiers Died. NEF - $100 - SOLD
  41. 248545 A/BDR. J. MCDONALD. C.F.A.– Went AWOL 28 days, Discharged underage, GVF, some scratches on reverse, short ribbon. $60.00 - - SOLD
  42. 86952 GNR. C.W. MCDONALD. C.F.A. Colin Mackay, born Dingwall, Scotland, served in 19th Field Battery in France. – EF - $60 - - SOLD
  43. LIEUT. F.M. MACDONALD R.N.V.R. (Frank Manning, from Toronto, Ontario) HMS Hermione & HMS Kunishi, (with RNVR Service sheet)  EF, sh. Ribbon, $90 - - SOLD
  44. 34147 PTE. F.R. PHILLIPS. 20-HRS. MIC shows Francis MIC shows Francis R. also served 19/Hussars, R.R. of Cavalry (Reserve Regt.), C. of Hrs. awarded a pair only. NEF - $60
  45. CAPT. E. COOK. R.N.R. Ebenezer Cook, served on HMS Victorian and HMS Alsatian (both Armed Crusiers), in Command 1st Oct 1918, De-mobbed 27 Feb 1919. - NEF - $90
  46. ENG. S.LT. W.B. STEVENSON. R.N.R. (William Brown from Ayr, Scotland, shows on various Navy Lists, served on HMS Avenger, Sunhill, Vindex Tunhill,) KIA as Chief Engineer Officer on 26 Jan 44 when SS Fort Bellingham on an Arctic convoy to Murmansk was torpedoed, with some research. For a detailed account of the loss of this ship, see https://fortships.tripod.com/Fort%20Bellingham.htm - EF - $120
  47. M. 10230 A. RANDELL. CK.MTE. R.N. KIA 14/03/1915, HMS Amethyst. Comm. on Portsmouth Naval Memorial   With CWGC and copy of service record. Alfred Randell was from Southampton, Hants. Born 28/4/1886. He was KIA 14/03/1915 at Gallipoli when HMS Amethyst was shelled from the shore. Amethyst took part in the covering operation for the minesweeping effort in the Dardanelles and during the action on 1 March and 4 March 1915 she exchanged fire with Turkish forts. On the evening of 4 March she took on board injured personnel of the landing party and discharged them the next day into Soudan and SS Braemar Castle. During the hours of darkness between 6 and 11 March she took part in operations in the Dardanelles against mines, and was frequently in action against field artillery, forts and searchlights. On 14 March at 04:10 she was hit by field artillery and lost 22 men killed. A further 38 men were wounded, of whom 4 later died. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. - NEF - $100
  48. J.13900 R.L. O’DONNELL. L.TEL. R.N. (Richard Laurence, born Southampton, Hants. on 13 April 1896). He enlisted in 1911, joining HMS Ariel (an Acheron class Destroyer) on 12th May 1917 and was  KIA 02/08/1918 when HMS Ariel struck a mine on 2 August, whilst conducting minelaying in the western end of the Heligoland Bight, the V-class destroyer Vehement sank after striking a German mine. In attempting to exit the minefield, Ariel lost her bow and sank in less than an hour. (49 lives) were lost, including her commanding officer, Lieutenant Frank A. Rothera. Richard is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, with service sheet and CWGC. NEF
  49. ASST.PAYR. R.D. REDDIE. R.N.R. - Robert David Reddie born 27 Aug 1892 at Birkenhead, England. Served on Ruthenia (Canadian Pacific Line) and left the RNR under a cloud in 1915 regarding 100 Pounds deficiency in funds. His commission was cancelled in 1916. Then joined the Mercantile Marine and served as a Ship's Purser, married Dorothy Bedford in Vancouver, B.C. on 9 Nov 1918. Lived in Canada and also USA but died in Nuneaton, Warwickshire on 27 June 1958. With e-copy of service. About EF - $80
  50. 203503 E.J. NEWMAN. L.S. R.N. – Ernest James, born Twford, Hampshire on 14th Oct 1883, a Porter, Joined 27 Feb 1899 and served on HMS Gurkha in WW1 until she was sunk by a mine on 08/02/17. Husband of E. M. A. Bedwell (formerly Newman), of Portsmouth. On 8 February 1917 the Ghurka, under the command of Lieutenant Harold G. Woolcombe-Boyce, struck a mine and sunk between Dungeness and the Royal Sovereign Light Vessel. At about 7.45pm, when the officer