WW1 War Badges & Single Stars



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. 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
  3. B118874 - A/Sgt. John Nicholl McLean Watson - Served May 1915-Jan 1919 RFA - MIC, awarded a BWM only despite the LCC Record of War Service stating that he served 2 years in France. Toned VF, $40

1914 "Mons" 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. 3-8635 PTE. F. RUTHERFORD. 2/YORK: R. MIC gives first name Frederick. - GVF - $160
  6. 3380 Pte. S. Malkin Y. & L.R. – First name Sydney, his MIC shows that he served in several units incl. Royal Engineers. A Sydney Malkin appears on the 1911 Census res. Sheffield, Yorkshire born circa 1885 with occupation as “Blacksmith’s Striker” employed in a Metal Forge. His service papers are on ancestry showing that he resided at 27 Watery Lane, Sheffield and enlisted January 1915 in the 4th battalion. He proceeded to France in 1916 and received a GSW to his right ankle on 4 July 1916. He had numerous disciplinary infractions for overstaying his leave. This is a “self awarded medal” and he was not entitled to it. - GVF with a brass mounting bar as worn - $80
  7. (With Tailor's copy clasp) No. 2468 Trmptr. Habib Khan, 34/ Horse, EF - $260
  8. Lieut. J.B.G. Neil. R.M. - Lieutenant Joseph Baxter Iredale Neil (note incorrect initial on medal) was born on 22 May 1895 at Maryport, Cumberland, England, he initially served with the R.N.V.R., enlisting on 30 May 1917, later transferring to the 1st Royal Marine Battalion on 16 February 1918. He was sent to No.1 General Hospital on 15 March 1918, being discharged to duty on the 25th, continuing to serve until his demobilization in April 1919. VF, Original creased, silk ribbon - $120
  9. L-9625 Pte. B. Mantle. 1/Middx. R. - Benjamin Mantle was entitled to clasp and roses, qualifying date 11 August 1914. VF, short original ribbon - $160


1914-15 Stars :-


    1. Burg. L. J. Erasmus, Lydenburg Kdo. EF $80
    2. Burg. J. F. du Toit, Marico Kdo. EF $80
    3. Pte. W. P. Carroll, 11th Infantry GVF $45
    4. Sjt. C. B. Wilke, Graaff Reinet Kdo. VF $90
    5. Burg. J. J. Pienar, Womstd. Kdo. EF $80
    6. Burg. S. B. van Dyk, Heidelberg Kdo. EF $80
    7. Pte. J.S. Kitching Enslin’s Hse. VF short ribbon $75
    8. Pte. E. Elias 12th Infantry VF  short ribbon $45
    9. Pte J. Lipvan, 12th M.R.   GVF scratch on the back, $45
    10. NO. 780 A-L-D. SARWAR KHAN 22/ CAVY. F.F. – GVF - $70
    11. No. 2700 Sepoy Saidmat Shah, 82/Punjabis, VF $45
    12. No. 1070 Nk. Lall Khan, 1/33/Punjabis VF $45
    13. No. 2657 Sepoy Jahan Khan, 1/91/Punjabis VF $45
    14. No. 346 Sepoy Sharin. 1/27/Punjabis VF $45
    15. No. 1074 Sepoy Panlwan. 127 Baluch. L.I. - VF, (blunting to tips) - $40
    16. No 4044 Sepoy Sikandar Khan, 9/Bhopal Infy. - GVF on a poly ribbon - $45
    17. No.1924 Sepoy Sucha Singh, 62/Punjabis. VF on a poly ribbon - $45
    18. Pte. K.A. Gordon 5th Infanty. EF, Gilded  - $48
    19. Clr. Sjt. B. Rainer 4th Infantry GVF $55
    20. Pte. W. O. Van Waltsleben Grff Reinet Cdo GVF $80
    21. 414478 Pte. F. Johnson. 13/Can. Inf. (LAC gives Frederick Thompson alias Frederick Nelson, so a mystery). VF, short piece of ribbon, $100 
    22. 11717 PTE. R. LITTLE. R. SC: FUS: VF Lacquered, ribbon needs replacing. Robert Little, served 6th Bn, awarded a SWB. $55
    23. 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
    24. 5952 Gnr: F. Coker. R. Can: H. Art: - Frederick Coker was born in Kinghorn, Scotland in October 1886. He attested on 23rd Sept. 1914 and served with ‘A’ Battery, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery on the Western Front. Coker was wounded in action, 31 August 1917, and died of his wounds at No. 7 Casualty Clearing Station, 2 September 1917. Bombardier Coker is buried in Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery, France. EF on Polyester ribbon - $180
    25. 234648 W. J. J. Wotton. Sig. R.N. - William James Johnson Wotton was born 12 Feb 1890 at Tamar, Devon and joined the Navy on 20 Sept. 1905 from school, aged 15. He served at the Battle of Jutland aboard HMS Kempenfelt. He served until October 1927. - VF, some glue remains on the back from framing, will clean off. - $70
    26. Eng. S. Lt. J. Hall R.N.R. GVF, short original ribbon - $120
    27. T4-087662 PTE. A. CUMMINS. A.S.C. - EF on a Poly ribbon - $55
    28. 418753 Pte. L. Morrison. 42/Can: Inf: - Lewis Morrison was born on 23rd Feb. 1892 at Southampton, Bruce County, Ontario and was a Storekeeper by occupation when he attested. He rose rapidly through the ranks and won the Military Medal on the Somme, L.G. 9-12-16 #29854 and again won the Bar to the Military Medal on 9th April 1917 at Vimy Ridge. (L.G. 9-7-17). “On 9th April 1917 during the attack on VIMY RIDGE. This N.C.O. when the Company Sergeant Major was killed in the early morning of the attack promptly took hold and carried out the work. He set a splendid example to the men by his coolness and courage both in the advance and during the consolidation, which was made under severe fire. This N.C.O. He has been 18 months with the Battalion in France, was in the action of 2nd June 1916 in YPRES SALIENT and holds the Military Medal for work on the SOMME”. Lewis enlisted for service in the First World War on May 1, 1915, with the 42nd Battalion. He served until discharged due to mobilization in January 1919. (photo in Gallantry section) - VF - $320 - RESERVED