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


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. Cpl. M. L. Levitt, S.A.S.C. SUPPLIES GVF $40
    7. Pte. G. H. Mathieson, 12th Infantry, EF $50
    8. Burg. S. B. van Dyk, Heidelberg Kdo. EF $80
    9. Pte. J.S. Kitching Enslin’s Hse. VF short ribbon $75
    10. Pte. E. Elias 12th Infantry VF  short ribbon $45
    11. Pte J. Lipvan, 12th M.R.   GVF scratch on the back, $45
    12. NO. 780 A-L-D. SARWAR KHAN 22/ CAVY. F.F. – GVF - $70
    13. No. 2700 Sepoy Saidmat Shah, 82/Punjabis, VF $45
    14. No. 1070 Nk. Lall Khan, 1/33/Punjabis VF $45
    15. No. 2657 Sepoy Jahan Khan, 1/91/Punjabis VF $45
    16. No. 346 Sepoy Sharin. 1/27/Punjabis VF $45
    17. No. 1074 Sepoy Panlwan. 127 Baluch. L.I. - VF, (blunting to tips) - $40
    18. NO. 2532 SEPOY AZIM KHAN 1/56/RFLS. F.F. - GVF, short ribbon - $45
    19. Pte. K.A. Gordon 5th Infanty. EF, Gilded  - $48
    20. Clr. Sjt. B. Rainer 4th Infantry GVF $55
    21. Pte. W. O. Van Waltsleben Grff Reinet Cdo GVF $80
    22. 414478 Pte. F. Johnson. 13/Can. Inf. (LAC gives Frederick Thompson alias Frederick Nelson, so a mystery). VF, short piece of ribbon, $100 
    23. 11717 PTE. R. LITTLE. R. SC: FUS: VF Lacquered, ribbon needs replacing. Robert Little, served 6th Bn, awarded a SWB. $55
    24. 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
    25. 7-2850 PTE. M. HALL. NORTH'D FUS. Matthew Hall was KIA 24/12/15 serving with 1st/7th Battalion Territorials and is buried at Railway Dugouts Cemetery. - GVF on long original, dirty ribbon. $120
    26. 6237 Pte. J. H. Balcombe. C. Gds. – John Henry Balcombe was KIA 27th November 1917 whilst serving with the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, on 27th November the 1st Battalion attacked and captured the village of Fontaine Notre Dame, taking 500 prisoners. Unfortunately the Battalion's losses were so great, that they were unable to find sufficient escorts and nearly half the prisoners escaped. John is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial. File marks on the reverse but naming details unaffected; traces of adhesive on reverse and some digs on lower point of star, nearly very fine $120
    27. 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
    28. Woordi Maj. Rajwali Khan, 25/ Cavy F.F. - Rajwali Khan served as Woordi-Major (Adjutant) of the 25th Cavalry Regiment, Frontier Force effective June 1914. - NEF - $160 - RESERVED