WW1 British War Medals

British Naval Recipients

 

  1. F.12082. E.A. Osborne. A.M. 1 R.N.A.S. (only award) with card box and papers, GVF, $80
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. M.Z.4975 W. Benion. Sig. R.N.V.R. – EF - $50
  5. J.33439 L. S. Love. A.B. R.N. – Leonard Sydney Love was born on 28 Aug 1898 at Ramsgate, Kent and joined as a Boy 2nd Class, he served afloat on HMS Temeraire from 15th April 1915 – 28 August 1917 and would of been present at the Battle of Jutland. He was invalided out on 12th November 1919 (from Boadicea). VF - $60
  6. J.83638 W. T. Eastwood. Ord. R.N. – Walter Thomas Eastwood was born on 21st January 1900 at Bow, London and joined on 28th January 1918 does not appear to of served at sea so probably his only award. GVF - $50
  7. K.26133 J. W. Elligate. Sto. 1. R.N. John William Elligate was born on 17th Aug. 1886 in Sligo, Ireland and served aboard HMS Jupiter from 12 Aug 15 to 22 Dec 16. Jupiter was commissioned at Birkenhead on 12 August 1915 for service in the Mediterranean Sea on the Suez Canal Patrol. On 21 October 1915, she was transferred to the Red Sea to become guard ship at Aden and flagship of the Senior Naval Officer, Red Sea Patrol. She was relieved of flagship duty by the troopship RIM Northbrook of the Royal Indian Marine on 9 December 1915 and returned to the Suez Canal Patrol for Mediterranean service. This lasted from April to November 1916, with a home port in Port Said, Egypt. Jupiter left Egypt on 22 November 1916 and returned to the United Kingdom, where she was paid off at Devonport to provide crews for antisubmarine vessels. John’s next sea service was aboard HMS Wallington and post war HMS Hecla. – EF - $55
  8. 270917 G. H. Hughes. E.R.A.2 R.N. - George Harry Hughes was born on 29th May 1879 at Chester, occupation was “Fitter” when he joined on 22 Jan 1903, he was Invalided out of the service on 16th Aug 1912 with Epilepsy. Recalled for war service he was again discharged “not required” on 17 Sept 1914 so probably this medal was his only award. – GEF - $55
  9. M.B. 2860 G. H. Carr. M.M. R.N.V.R. (Motor man, unusual rank) – GVF - $50

 

 

British Army Recipients

 

  1. 49021 Pte. J. Ashworth, Ches. R. VF edge bruising, $45 MIC
  2. 3886 Pte. W. J. Baines, R. Lanc. R. VF MIC, $45
  3. 4925 Pte A N Blaker R. Suss. R. VF - $45
  4. GS-42460 Cpl F J Gear R. Fus. -VF $40
  5. 31328 Pte W T Walker R Fus - GVF $40
  6. G 8261 Pte A Wickham R Suss R. - EF $50
  7. 175867 Pte. F. Redfern York Dns. VF - $125
  8. L-2651 Sjt. T. Clark. 17-Lrs. - GVF - $75
  9. 28732 Pte. G. W. Butler. R. War. R. - GVF - $45
  10. 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
  11. Capt. A. Burke, VF $75
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 16538 Pte. B. Cartin. Lan. Fus. - Bernard Cartin served with the Lancashire Fusiliers before transferring to the Labour Corps. NVF $40.
  21. 4614 Pte. J. W. Hitchin. Lan. Fus. - John W. Hitchin served on the Western Front with the 2/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. VF $45.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. P-10369 L.Cpl R.A. Norman M.F.P. - VF (MIC shows awarded a Pair) scarce to unit. $55
  25. 1495 Pte S.W. Wilson. Herts: Yeo. - GVF $100
  26. 1282 A. Cpl. E. J. Wood. M.F.P. GVF  $55
  27. P-9048 L. Cpl. W. A. Cox. M.F.P. GVF, Toned - $50
  28. P-7875 L. Cpl. D. G. B. Hunter. M.M.P. GVF - $55
  29. 1102 T. Sjt. J. J. Green. M.F.P. GVF - $58
  30. 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
  31. 37282 Pte J. Hargreaves Ches R. - EF - $55
  32. 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,
  33. 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
  34. MAJOR J. PARSELLE - John Parselle, born 25th March 1883, Lived in Rhodesia and London, son was an RAF officer Thomas Alfred Boyd Parselle, OBE, scuffed and little battered on a long orig. ribbon. His service papers are at Kew. $80
  35. CAPT. J.R. HOBSON - Joseph Reginald Hobson - Military Cross L.G. 9 Jan 1918 : "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty whilst commanding a party forming a strong point on an exposed flank. He collected and organised, under rifle fire, men who had become detached from their units, and organised the defence of a strong point during it's consolidation. It was due to his gallant bearing and utter disregard for personal safety that this most important point was made secure."MIC shows Qualifying theatre Middle East and residence Bristol, also awarded an M.I.D. Info on ancestry shows that he was an Architect residing in Bulawayo, Rhodesia and travelled back to the UK frequently with his family. He died on 2nd Oct 1968 at Bulawayo. Medal is GVF or better with a short ribbon. $260
  36. LT. E. BOWDEN - National Archives shows :- Lieutenant Ernest BOWDEN. The Lancashire Fusiliers. Dark toned VF, with e.knicks. $80
  37. 2.LIEUT. A.J. OSTLER - Albert John, served Lancashire Hussars Yeomanry, Worcestershire Regt attached Essex Regiment, MIC shows entered Egypt 16/6/18. Dark toned, EF with original ribbon. $85
  38. CAPT. L.B. COMERFORD- Laurence Bernard, born 2 Jan 1889 at Fulham to William & Sarah. Served in 2/18th and also 1/11th Londons. Applied for his medals 1920, then living in Putney. 1922 Marr. Margery Elsie Freeman, Bank manager, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex, died 1925. With copies of Army Lists - EF/MINT $110
  39. 41556 Pte. H. Orr. R. Scots. KIA 4/6/17 Arras, 2nd Bn. fm. Glasgow. EF $85
  40. 2. LIEUT. N.A. HADDOW. - VF - Nathaniel Alexander, served 8th East Surrey Regt. - France 23/9/18, MIC shows res. 16 Newman Street, W1. Probate shows died 1928 at Croydon Mental Hospital. VF - $75
  41. - .17-... Pte. R. S. Law. R. Ir. Rif. - heavy pitting and edge bruising that has partially obscured number, Robert Sydney Law was born in Belfast in 1896 and attested for the Royal Irish Rifles on 27 October 1914. He served with the 10th Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front from 5 October 1915, and was wounded on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 1916, on which date the Battalion was involved in an attack on the Schwaben Redoubt in Thiepval Wood, with the fighting described by one soldier as ‘a Belfast riot on top of Mount Vesuvius.’ Battalion casualties that day were 117 men killed and several hundred wounded. Law was amongst those wounded, and was evacuated to England, where his left arm was ultimately amputated. He was medically discharged on 14 March 1918, and was awarded a Silver War Badge no. 353,320. - $100 - SOLD
  42. 17-1374 PTE. T.H. CAMPBELL. R. IR. RIF. - Disc only. A Thomas H. Campbell appears on the 1911 census resident at Ballyvesay, Carnmoney, Co. Antrim. Only awarded a pair per MIC. - VF, disc only $50 - SOLD

 

 

Canadian Recipients

 

  1. 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
  2. 435347 Pte. D. Duncan, 18-Can. Inf. (a 50th Bn. enlistment number) EF $75
  3. 344151  Pte Harry Down  CAN. TANK  BN. VF, (Cleaned) b. Murray, ON, 1889, res. Trenton, ON. $175
  4. 64293 PTE. F. KENYON. 75-CAN.INF. - EF - $75 
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 237629 SPR. E. VAUGHAN. C.R.T.  Edward Vaughan was born on 3rd December 1871 in Shropshire, England and he joined the CEF on 24th April 1915. - GVF Toned - $60        
  8. 13813 Sjt. W. Waters. 5 - Can. Inf. - From Ballingar, Co. Dublin, Ireland, Occ. "Surveyor" 3 years prior service with "British Volunteers".   Attested Valcartier Aug 1914, NOK Vancouver. GVF $85  
  9. 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.         
  10. 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 
  11. 841883 Pte. J. Low. 42-Can. Inf. James Low, b. Aberdeen. Married with (5) Children. KIA 13/3/18 - VF - $150
  12. 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).
  13. 454700 PTE. F. ARNETT 2-CAN INF - Frederick, born Toronto. Served in 2nd Bn, 39th Bn, finally CAMC. Had various ailments from sun-stroke, Influenza, Epilepsy, he married in UK and was discharged in the UK. Died 1929 and a Memorial Cross, Plaque and scroll issued to his widow Florence, living at Brighton, Sussex, England.  Has been harshly cleaned, VF. $85
  14. LIEUT. M.A. GRAVEL - Marc Antoine Gravel was from Montreal, Quebec, b. 28 May 1896, Conducting Officer for Laval C.O.T.C. due to medical concerns he was not sent to France, thus his only award. Appears on the 1920 Census as a Professor. - Some vertical thin scratches on the King's bust therefore VF $100
  15. 639475 PTE. W.P. LAKE. 2-CAN.INF. - William Perry Lake was born 14th Aug. 1892 at Westport, Ontario, he was a Labourer by Occupation when he attested on 10th Jan. 1915 at Brockville, Ontario. 3 Years service with the 47th Militia Regiment. He was wounded in the leg on 6/11/17 near Wimeroux and eventually medically discharged on 12th Noc 1918. - GVF - some contacting, susp. a little loose. $80
  16. 211103 PTE. P.M. OLMSTED. 20 CAN. INF. - Percy Milton was b. 14/6/1894 at Bismarck, Ontario and was a Clerk when he attested on 17/1/16 at Beamsville, Ontario. He was a Pre-war member of the 44th Regt. Transferred from the 98th Bn to 20th Bn he was wounded in the legs on 13/10/18. - VF - $80
  17. 257957 PTE. M.H. WELLINGS. 46 - CAN. INF.- Milton Hiram Wellings was born at North Nation Mills, Quebec on 6 Aug. 1891 and was a Farmer by Occupation when he was drafted at Regina, Saskatchewan on 7 Dec. 1917. He received a GSW in the back on 4 Sept. 1918. Was at Kimmel Park. Died at Calgary11 Sept 1895 - GVF Toned, $80
  18. 454771 PTE. A. ST. GERMAIN. 20 CAN. INF - Alphonse was born at Montreal, Quebec on 6th Aug. 1882 and ws a Driver by occupation when he att'd. on 10 July 1915. He was discharged due to Chronic Nephritis to a convalescent home in Montreal and died on 1st May 1919. Listed on Canadian Virtual War Memorial. - EF - $110
  19. 424525 A. CPL. C.R. ASHTON. 43 - CAN. INF, - Charles Roger Ashton was born Cardiff, Wales on 19 May 1880, he had prior service of 5 years with 11th Hussars and 2 years with Imperial Yeomanry. He was a Fishmonger by occupation when he attested 2nd Sept. 1915 at Winnipeg, Manitoba, originally with 45th Bn. He was blown up and buried on Sept. 1916 and admitted with shell-shock. Had a 30% disability due to injury to ankle - was discharged Sept 1917 but re-attested for treatment. Post war moved to 901 Hornby St. Vancouver, B.C. Was awarded a "King's Certificate". - VF - $75
  20. 669100 SJT. L.S. CURTIS. 75-CAN.INF. - Leonard Sidney Curtis was born on 30th June 1889 T Lowestoft, Suffolk, England and was a "Cutter" (Men's clothing) by Trade when he attested on 18 Jan 1916 at Toronto in the 166th Battalion. He had 3 years prior service with the Royal Norfolk Garrison Artillery. He was wounded twice in France and received 2 Gold Wound Stripes.  With copied attestation papers. - VF - $80
  21. 405406 PTE. J.H. ROTHWELL. 26-CAN. INF. Joseph H. Rothwell was born on 7th March 1885 at Salford, Lancashire, England on 6th Oct. 1887. He joined up on 13th Aug 1915 at Toronto, his occupation was recorded as Labourer but in his papers it states Carpenter. He was wounded on 30th April 1916 at St. Eloi, Belgium to the left elbow and legs. His wound to the arm became very septic resulting in an operation to remove necrosed bone. With copied attestation papers. - GVF - $75
  22. 147784 A.SJT. J.A. DOUGLAS. 5-CAN.INF. - James Archibald Douglas was born at Shelburne, Ontario on 23 Sept. 1891, he was a Bank Clerk by occupation and a Pre-war member of the Militia, 100th Winnipeg Grenadiers and 34th Fort Garry Horse when he attested on 10 July 1915 at Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was wounded in the right wrist on Sept 1916. - EF with a couple of small e.k., court mounted $80
  23. 153628 A.SJT. A.H. CULVERHOUSE, 19TH CAN. INF. - Albert Henry Culverhouse was born on 20th August 1889 at Chapmanslade, Westbury, Wiltshire, England and was a Plasterer by trade. He was a pre-war member of the 79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada when he attested on 11th August 1918 at Winnipeg. He served in various battalions and ended the war as an Officer Cadet. He died at Saanich, B.C. on 2nd Nov. 1958 - GVF - $85
  24. 410267 CPL. F.C. SPARKS. 2-CAN. INF. Frederick Sparks was born April 2nd, 1896 in Aylwin, Quebec. Before enlisting in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in WWI he already had one year of service with the Governor General’s Foot Guards. When he enlisted for service in March 1915, he listed his occupation as a Clerk. He was initially assigned to the 38th Battalion, transferred to the 12th Reserve Battalion upon making it overseas, then finally when hitting France, was drafted to the 2nd Battalion. It is with the 2nd Battalion that he would be killed in action, September 9th, 1916 - EF, new ribbon. - $150
  25. 292303 Pte. R.M. Kelleher. 222 Can. Inf. - EF, Scarce unit - $150
  26. 3156216 PTE. R. CHARBONNEAU. 24 - CAN. INF. - Rock was born at St. Rose, Laval County, Quebec on 11th November 1895 and was drafted. He was Killed in Action on 28th August 1918. - EF - $150
  27. 2129332 PTE.C. ROBERTSON. 43-CAN. INF. - Charles Robertson was born in Drayton, Ontario on 5th July, 1891 and was a Farmer by occupation at Edrans, Manitoba when he was drafted in January 1918. He was Killed in Action on 16th August in the actions around Damery, which came immediately after the battle of Amiens, the start of the Hundred Days offensive that brought the war to an end (8 August-11 November 1918). The 43rd Battalion moved into the area of Damery on 15 August in support of the 52nd Battalion. All four companies of the 43rd helped to secure the area and one company was relieved by the French that night. On 16 August the remaining companies supported the French in an attack on Goyencourt and Fresnoy. They were subjected to heavy artillery and machine gun fire. Casualties were 1 officer killed, 1 wounded, 1 missing, 14 OR killed, 109 wounded, 5 wounded and missing, 31 missing.. He left a friend as his benficiary, Miss Agatha Dahmer of Edrans. He is buried at Roye New British Cemetery - VF with numerous edge "nibbles", therefore VF. - $140
  28. 57827 L.CPL. H. FISHER. 20 - CAN. INF. - Howard Fisher was born on 21st August 1889 at Poltimore, Quebec and was a Prospector by occupation when he attested for the CEF at Toronto on 12th November 1914. He was severeley wounded on 5th DEcember 1915 qnd discharged late 1916 "Permanently unfit". He died on 12th March 1964. The following is info from ancestry : Howard along with his brother Jack and his father Alexander were prospectors in the Kirkland Lake gold camp prior to World War I. They staked claims in the bush around Kirkland and blasted a nd dug pits in the hardrock for ore samples. Many years later in the fifties my Dad Jack Moodie re-staked some of those claims and said some of those pits were 16 feet deep into the hard rock. Howard and Jack both enlisted in the Canadian Army when Canada declared war on Germany. Howard fought the whole war and was definitely at Vimy Ridge. He was seriously wounded twice but returned to his unit both times and was discharged in England in 1919. Jack was killed in Belgium in 1916 at the age of 21. I knew my Great Uncle Howard who was a very successful stock broker after the war through the 1960's. I still have a 1958 silver dollar that Howard gave to me one Christmas. My Mom and Dad have a dining room set and sterling silver ware that Howard left to them. Howard was a very kind yet strong man who was father to one child Joyce whom I also knew. Howard in latter years lived at the King Edward Hotel in Downtown Toronto and died in the late 1960's. - GVF on long original ribbon - $85
  29. LIEUT. G. RANKIN. - George Alexander Rankin was born 14th December 1893 at Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a Conductor by occupation. He served in the 36th and 4th Battalions and contracted Trench Fever at Vimy. - GVF on newer ribbon $140
  30. 657610 PTE. V.R. HEARL. 7 CAN. INF. - Victor Randolph Hearl was born 17th December 1895 at Fox Bay, Ontario and was a Labourer by occupation when he attested on 21 Feb. 1916 at Parry Sound, Ontario. Initially served in the 123rd Grenadiers. He was wounded on 15/8/17 with a GSW to the head. He died 23 Feb. 1919 f Pneumonia that was said to be due to war service, he lies buried at Huy Communal Cemetery. GVF on original ribbon - $120
  31. 153276 PTE. A. PARKER. 43 CAN. INF. - Arthur Parker was born on 3rd October 1884 at Maidenhead, Berkshire, England and wasa pre-war member of the 79th Cameron Highlanders Militia. He attested on 19th June 1915 and served in the 2nd Tunnelling Company. He contracted Trench Fever in 1917 and was eventually medically discharged just after the end of the war. He died on 5th July 1961. - EF $85
  32. 7082 PTE. D. SAUNDERS. 1 - CAN. INF. - David Saunders was born 19th Aug. 1884 at Galt, Ontario and was a "Moulder" by occupation when he attested on 15th Sept. 1914. He contacted Chronic Rhuematism of the feet (Trench Foot) after 5 months in the trenches and reported sick on 15th May 1916. He spent approx. a year in hospital and was discharged early in Canada. - GVF, repl. ribbon. $80 - SOLD
 

Australian Recipients

 

  1. 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

 

South African Recipients

 

  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. Spr. A.W. Begg S.A.S.C.R.E. GVF $45
  7. Sjt. R. Primos 5th S.A.H. - Star and AVM missing. Contacted malaria in November 1916. Comes with service documents.  NEF, toned   $60  
  8. Pte. C.F. Maynard. S.A.M.C.C. GVF $75
  9. Rfm. H.R. Bousfield. 4th S.A.M.R. - VF $50
  10. Pte. A.H. Beukes. 1st M.C. VF (small test cut) $45
  11. Pte. W. V. West. 2nd S.A.I. GVF - $50
  12. 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 Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial; together with copied CWGC cert. - VF - $100
  13. Sjt P.M.J. Oosthuizen. 6th S.A.I. - About VF - $50 0 SOLD
  14. Pte. A.J. Cresswell  5th S.A.I. - VF - $50
  15. Lt. J.C. Manley. (with copy of LG page showing served in 7th S.A. Horse and relinquished his commission 28 June 1917.) - GVF, Dark toned, $90
  16. Pte C. Gunthorp. G. D - GVF - $50
  17. Cpl A. Johnston 5th S.A.I. (Alexander Johnston died 29 Jan 1917, buried Iringa Cemetery, Tanzania, Son of James and Elizabeth Johnston; husband of Doris Johnston, of 60, Oakfield Rd., Clifton, Bristol, England. A Subaccountant at Land Bank, Pretoria. Born at Edinburgh, Scotland.) - GVF $100

 

 

Indian Army Recipients

 

  1. 3695 Swr. Lal Din, 10 Lrs. NVF - $80
  2. 3163 Sowar Chandgi Ram, 5 Cavy., slack susp. VF Repaired test cut @ 2 o'clock. $80
  3. 2243 L-Dfdr. Niaz Muhd. Khan, 21 Cavy. GVF - $80
  4. 3738 L-Dfdr. Rustam Khan, 21 Cavy. F.F., with corrected unit number, About VF - $75
  5. 2272 Sowar Buta Singh, 6 Cavy. VF -$80 
  6. 758 Sowar Munur Khan, 8 Cavy. - attempted erasure of rank. VF -$75
  7. 2472 Sowar Narain Singh, 13 Lcrs. VF -$80
  8. 2229 Sowar Rai Singh, 13 Lcrs. VF -$80