WW1 Medals, Pairs & Groups

Pairs - British Recipients

 

  1. 10339 A. Sjt. R.F. Boyes. HAC-INF. – VF, scratch on BWM, $90- SOLD
  2. 49557 Pte. A.G. Evans Welsh R. - GVF - minor e.k's. on BWM $80
  3. 1997 Pte. R. Cheshire. Welsh R. - GVF, e.k. on Victory, $80
  4. 4-3731. Pte. J. Rodgers. North’d Fus. James Rodgers b. 1884 from Cowers Lane, Shottle nr. Derby. Served 1/4th. 20th and 23rd Battalions (Tyneside Scottish), Wounded by GSW to head, Discharged 5/11/18 edge bruise to BWM, NEF court mounted, MIC conf. only awards. $135
  5. 1098 Pte. J. Reid R. Scots Fine, long ribbons, $80
  6. 33916 W.O. Cl 2 J.H. Walker North'n R., GVF $125
  7. 3125 Pte J.R. Tempest A. Cyc. Corps, Army Cyclist Corps, MIC shows also served in:- Yorkshire Regiment, Royal Engineers, East Lancashire Regiment, (missing 14/15 Star), GVF, $150
  8. 14764 Pte A. Horsley Hamps R. GVF - $80
  9. 4129 Pte. H. R. Hughes. Bord. R. - with copy MIC, only awards, Hugh Hughes also served in Army Veterinary Corps. EF, newer ribbons. - $80
  10. 282028 Pte. F. S. Stroud 13‑ Hussars - Private Frank Stroud enlisted for the on the 20th of September 1915 was discharged from the South Notts Hussars, having previously served in the 13th Hussars, on the 26th of June 1919 being ‑ No
    Longer Physically Fit For War Service ‑ he received Silver War Badge No. B286684. Sold with copy SWB Roll and copy Medal Rolls confirming both Regiments. GVF. toned, a few edge knicks on BWM. $140
  11. Mid. W. H. S. Yeomans. R.N.R. - William Henry Stuart Yeomans was commissioned as Midshipman into the Royal Naval Reserve on 24 April 1917 and served during the Great War in the Armed Merchant Cruiser H.M.S. Partia when she was sunk on 13 June 1918 by UC-49, after being torpedoed in the Bristol Channel, with the loss of 16 lives. Ancestry shows born 18th July 1900 at Plymouth and died Apr 1972 Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England, Bap. Sully, Glamorgan, father was a Master mariner. - NEF $160
  12. Payr. S. Lt. J. Bell. R.N.R. – EF - $140
  13. B.Z. 9123 A. W. Pargetor. Act. L. S.. R.N.V.R.  - Alfred Walter Pargetor, a Labourer from Tysoe, Warwickshire, attested for the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve on 13 June 1916 for service during the Great War. Advanced Acting Leading Seaman on 5 November 1916, he served in H.M.S. President, in Defensively Armed Merchant Ships (D.A.M.S.) and was shore demobilized on 30 July 1919. Minor edge knocks, otherwise NEF. $80
  14. T.Z. 12038 J. E. Thornton. Ord. R.N.V.R. - James Edward Thornton, a Grocery Branch Manager from Halifax, Yorkshire, was born on 17 December 1899. He attested into the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve on 21 June 1917 for service during the Great War and served in H.M.S. Queen and H.M.S. Caesar. He was shore demobilized on 14 July 1919. Sold with named hallmarked silver Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes medal engraved to him and with clasp for Sun Lodge. EF. - $100
  15. G-18346 Pte. F. Roberts. E. Kent R. - Lieutenant F. Roberts, East Kent Regiment - Frank Roberts attested for the East Kent Regiment and served with the 2nd Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front. He was subsequently commissioned Second Lieutenant, but presumably given the rank on his pair did not serve overseas as an Officer. MIC shows that he received a Silver War Badge and that the medals were sent to 32 Arcadia Road, Glebe Point, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia.– VF $100
  16. 473090 Pte. S. Broadbridge 9-Lond. R. - MIC shows Seymons Broadridge also served 5th Londons under serial # 315049. - GVF - $82
  17. P-1263 A. Cpl. W. S. Baldray. M.F.P. - VF $85

 

Pairs - Canadian Recipients

 

  1. 106202 PTE. C.DOUGLAS, 1 - C.M.R. b. Griswold, KIA 25/6/1916 Ypres. EF $260
  2. 106167 PTE. J. CRAWLEY, 1 - C.M.R. Jack Crawley was born in Winnipeg in 1893 and his parent's address was Edmonton Street. He was a machinist and attested at Brandon, Manitoba on the 1st December 1914 for the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles. He was reported Dead on th 5th June 1916 probably as a result of the disastrous attack by the Germans during The Battle of Mount Sorrel who penetrated the line and killed the Colonel (Lt. Col. A.C. Shaw) and 80 other ranks. Out of 21 Officers and 671 O.R.'s that entered the line on this tour, only 1 Officer and 135 men returned to billets. Some staining to the Victory Medal. Original ribbons. GVF $260
  3. Rfm. G.Smith. 3rd S.A.M.R. EF (Bilingual Victory) $120
  4. 216487 PTE. J. FOSTER. 1- C.M.R.; James Foster was born in November 1880 in Newbury England; he joined on 12th February 1916, having seen previous service in 100th Winnipeg Grenadiers and seven months with Lord Robert’s Chargers as an Officer’s servant in England. About VF, soiled ribbons. $150 
  5. 3107410 PTE. G. J. YOUNG. 4-CAN. INF., Gordon Joseph Young was born on 30th November 1891 in Allanford, Ontario and was drafted into the CEF on 16th February 1918. Occupation given as a “Druggist” living at Sioux Lookout. Swing mounted on pin bar; EF Condition. $150 
  6. 65510 SJT. J. JONES. 24- CAN. INF. EF. $160 John Jones was born on 31st July 1880 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs, England. He joined the CEF on 26th October 1914, having seen previous service with 3rd V.R.C.
  7. 190059 PTE J.L. EMERY. 2 CAN INF. EF $150
  8. 800082 Pte. E. Major, 3 - Can. Inf.  - With service file, B. Antrim, Ireland, July 25th, 1890. Att. Feb. 5th, 1916, Toronto. Occ. Salesman. Attached to Tramway Co. Engineers, wounded May 29th, 1918. (Gassed). - VF Condition - $160
  9. 115501 PTE. F.A. IZARD. 8 - CAN. INF. Fred Alfred Izard was born in London England in 1886, records indicate 3 Years previous military service in The Yeomanry at time of enlistment in Regina on 25 May 1915. With copy of Attestation papers. GVF Condition. $140 
  10. 457524 PTE. J. NAIRN. 14 - CAN. INF. John Nairn was born in Scotland in 1885. Records indicate that he had prior military service in the Highland Light Infantry at the time of his enlistment at Montreal on 19 June 1915. With copy of Attestation papers. Toned, GVF Condition. $150
  11. 766307 A.W.O. CL.2. J.E. WALSH. 20-CAN.INF.). EF. $150 - John Eugene Walsh was born on 3rd July 1883 in London, England and he joined the CEF on 1st December 1915, having previously seen service of 15 months in 10th Grenadiers. With Copy of Service Record. Cook in Civilian Occupation.
  12. 126557 Pte. J. McElrea, 1st Can, Inf, Attested Toronto Sept 17th, 1915, Occupation - Farmer. Rec'd severe GSW Left Forearm whilst serving with 7th Bn. on 14th June 1916. With thick service file EF $150
  13. 746034 Pte. F. Kane, 2 Can. Inf. With File : From Fermanagh, Ireland, Labourer Attested 14/1/16 at Oshawa in 116th Bn. Hospitalized for Shell-shock (8) weeks in France and (3) weeks with Influenza in 1918, Medically discharged. GVF $160
  14. 859253 Cpl. W.H. Wellman, C.M.G. Bde.. Member of 79th Cameron Highlanders Militia, prior service of 6 years in R.E. Territorials, in London, England. occ. Farmer, resided  Regina, SK. NEF, Dark toned, $130
  15. 65590 A. Sjt. J. E. Lynch, 24-Can. Inf. John Edmund Lynch was a Plasterer from Yorkshire, England who attested in October 1914 at Montreal. N.O.K. given as his mother, Montreal address. EF $160
  16. 775008 L. Cpl. A. W. Barber, 38-Can. Inf. Arthur Wellington Barber was born in Toronto, Occupation Clerk, Attested Dec. 1915 into the 126th Bn CEF. Digitized file is available on-line. EF Dark toned BWM $150
  17. 2529428 Pte. G. B. Stuart, 102-Can. Inf., Gordon Benjamin Stuart was born in Brampton, Ontario and working as a Lathe-Hand in Hamilton when he joined the Canadian Mounted Rifles in September 1917. GVF $150
  18. 678504 Pte. A. Aikman. 15 - Can. Inf. Archibald Aikman was a Mechanic, from Glasgow, Scotland, he attested with the 169th Bn on 20/3/1916 in Toronto, he was married to a Catherine. Medals are GVF. $150
  19. F.B. Foulds. Mate. R.N.C.V.R.  (Officer rank, appointed 30/06/1917) Served HMCS Rainbow and HMCS Seagull. EF  $500
  20. 919742 Pte. B. H. Parry, 14-Can. Inf. Died of Wounds. Bernard Harry Parry was born in Liverpool, Lancashire. A Waiter by occupation, he attested for the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force at Montreal on 17 July 1916. Originally served in the 199th Battalion. Serving in the 14th Battalion Canadian Infantry he died of wounds, (GSW neck) France/Flanders on 14 August 1918, aged 18 years. He was buried in the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery. He was the son of Osbourn and Rebecca Parry, of 40 Garswood Street, Liverpool. EF $280
  21. 690188 Pte. J.P. Taylor, 3 Can. Inf. Slack suspension on BWM. James Prunty Taylor was born in South River, Ontario on 14th March 1894. A Butcher by occupation, living at 14 Rowanwood Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario, he attested for the 173rd Battalion "Highlanders" on 3rd February 1916, having previously served 1 year in the 91st Cameron Highlanders. , VF contact marks.  $150. 
  22. 153093 Cpl. R. Webster, 43rd Can. Inf. From Edinburgh, attested June 1915, Member of 79th Cameron Highlanders Militia,  NEF $140
  23. 1009565 PTE. M.W. CLARKE. 46-CAN.INF. -  Manford Wesley Clarke was born on 22nd December 1897 in Amherst, Nova Scotia he joined the CEF on 1st February 1916. He was Killed in Action on 26th August 1918. EF - $300
  24. 823405 PTE. D. CONNOR. 18-CAN.INF. Denis Connor was born on 16th December 1896 in London, Ontario, he joined the CEF on 20th December 1915. GVF - $140
  25. 472295 Pte H.B. (Herbert Bruce) Kennedy 46 Can. Inf.   KIA 03 Sep 18. EF Toned BWM. - $280
  26. 887337  Pte H.M. (Harold Montague) Wells. 5th Can. Inf.  KIA 15 Aug 17  (Hill 70) with sew-on ribbons on orig. display card VF $290
  27. 730687 PTE. W. GREEN. 52-CAN.INF. William Green was born on 6th September, 1882 in Aylesbury, England and he joined the CEF on 25th March 1916. Occupation "Crane Driver". - EF - $140
  28. 136161 PTE. P.J. WALSH.  2-C.M.R. - Patrick Joseph Walsh was born on 9th March 1884 in Toronto, Ontario and he joined the CEF on 19th July 1915. - VF or better, $140
  29.  850042 PTE. W. DEY. 3 -CAN.INF. William Dey was born on 28th March 1894 in Aberchirder, Scotland and he joined the CEF on 19th February 1916. Occupation - Grocer. He died of wounds on 30th August 1918. EF - $280
  30. 670154 SPR. J.A. HANN. C.R.T. James Arthur Hann was born on 6th January 1878 in Dorsetshire, England and he joined the CEF on 31st July 1916. Trade was "Stationary & Marine Fireman". EF, dirty ribbons, $125
  31. 410959 PTE. H.H. SPENCER. 38 - CAN. INF. Harry Herbert Spencer was born on 11th April 1896 in Montreal, Quebec. He joined the CEF on 26th April 1915 having served one camp with A.M.C. He went to France on 13th August 1916 and on 3rd September 1916 was reported as having a gun shot wound in the right foot, which was determined as self inflicted. Received 1 ,onth Field Punishment No. 1. On 4th October 1918 while in the field he was wounded in the right thigh. He was demobilized from the service on 16th June 1919. With copy of Service Record. GVF - $150
  32. 799981 A. SJT. B. Faichney. C.M.G. BDE. - Benjamin Faichney saw from Stirlingshire, Scotland and had prior service of 8 years with the 5th Scottish Rifles and 2 years with the 48th Militia. Received GSW to both legs. He attested in January 1916. - NEF $135
  33. Lt. A.D. McLardy, Archibald Douglas Mclardy was from Hamilton, Ontario. b. 26/10/1893, was a Chief Clerk on Railways and attested into 2nd Pioneer Bn. He died 16/12.1934 at Essex, Ontario. Toned, GVF. $280
  34. 782156 A. CPL. J.H. SPENCE. 5-CAN.INF. (Western Cavalry) John Henry Spence was born on 28th March 1885 in Liverpool, England and joined the CEF on 25th February 1916 at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, address given as Hodgeville, SK. His NOK is listed as being in Dr0gheda, Ireland. GVF $150
  35. 348591 A.S. SJT. V. D. SPAULL C.F.A. - Swing mounted on pin - bar, Service at the Front Pin reverse numbered 251371. - Vaughan Douglas Spaull was born on 20th September 1893 in London, England and joined the CEF on 19th November 1915. - Near EF. $140
  36. 859802 PTE. G.V. BOAL. 43-CAN.INF. Glen Victor Boal was born on 31st October 1887 in Kincardine, Ontario. He joined the CEF on 17th March 1916 having seen previous service in 79th C.H. of C. He became missing in action on 28th August 1918. - EF $260
  37. 800135 PTE. G. KEIR. 19-CAN. INF. Gabriel Keir was born on 19th August 1882 in Renfrew, Scotland and joined the CEF on 14th February 1916. He was a Stonemason by trade residing in Toronto. VF $140
  38. Lieut. J.C. Hyde - James Clark Hyde was an Electrical Engineer from Westmount, Quebec who attested on 30th January, 1916 having one years prior service in the 21st Battery, C.F.A. He served overseas I the 33rd and 51st Batteries, C.F.A. as well as a spell in the 2nd Canadian Divisional Ammunition Column.  Ontario. EF/Mint, repl. ribbons $250
  39. 114300 Pte. H.E. Cox, 1 C.M.R. - Harold Ernest Cox was born in Leytonstone, Essex, England and attested at Lloydminster, Saskatchewan on March 11th, 1915 giving his occupation as a Farmer. He was a member of the 22nd Saskatchewan Light Horse. Appart from having his appendix out, he was not wounded. Service file is digitized and now on-line. GVF $150
  40. 871951 Pte. J. Young, C.F.C.  James Young b. Dundee, Scotland 15/10/1891 occ. Teamster. enl. Winnipeg 10 May 1916 aged 45, speckling on Victory, War Medal toned black. GVF $100
  41. 240 DRV. W. THOMSON.  C.F.A.  William Thomson was born on 18th May 1893 in Glasgow, Scotland. He joined the CEF on 26th February 1915 having seen previous six years service with 44th Glasgow Coy. B.B. - GVF - $110
  42. 409070 A.SJT.   J.H. POTTS. 18-CAN. INF.  John Hubert Potts was born on 9th March 1893 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, he joined the CEF on 11th June 1915. Dark toned BWM, GVF $140
  43. 1096324 Pte. I.E. Watts. 3-Can. Inf. $140. Issac Ernest Watts was a metal Polisher from Toronto, a pre-war member of the  9th Mississauga Horse Militia unit. GVF - $140
  44. 757071 A. Cpl. J. Garnish, 3-Can. Inf, - From Barnstaple, Devon, England and a Blacksmith by occupation. NEF $150
  45. 488792 CPL. T. KERR. 43-CAN.INF. Thomas Kerr was born on 9th October 1889 in Galashiels, Scotland. He joined the C.E.F. on 30th November 1915 having seen previous service in 63rd Regt. He was awarded a D.C.M. for the attack on Upton Wood on 30th August 1918, “When his platoon became disorganized due to thick fog, he reorganized his men and led them round the flank of Dodo Wood and on to the final objective. On two occasions his platoon was delayed by parties of the enemy in shell holes. He went forward under fire and accounted for the enemy”. EF. Original silk ribbons. $320
  46. 463285 A. SJT. E.A. GILLETT 48-CAN.INF. Edwin Arthur Gillett was born on 29th May 1886 in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England, he joined the CEF on 30th July 1915 at Vernon, B.C. His stated occupation was “Bookeeper”. He enlisted in the 48th Battalion, Served in 3rd Pioneers, received various punishments including 7 days of Field Punishment No. 1 and on 3.2.17 became attached to 15th Canadian Machine Gun Co. - EF - $160, with original silk ribbons, like new.
  47. 410419 L. CPL. L.G. TOMKINSON. 38- CAN. INF. Leonard George Tomkinson was born on 22nd August 1885 in London, England. He joined the CEF in April 1915 having seen previous service in 1st Queen’s (West Surrey) Regiment (Cadets). His occupation was stated to be “Commercial Traveller”. a few scratches on Obv. of BWM, otherwise GVF $140
  48. 141874 PTE C.J. Catton 24-CAN:INF: From Leicester, England. Attested at Niagara, On. in th 76th Battalion on 24th May 1915,  listing his occupation as a Farmer. Address, Huntsville. Wounded on 18th September 1916 at Courcelett by a H.E. Shell fragment severley shattering his right arm resulting in subsequent amputation. He happily still was married in Canada however on 23rd October 1918. VF, $160
  49. 171204 PTE. W.C. SPAFFORD. 2-CAN. INF. Walter Clayton Spafford was born 3rd Oct 1876 at Athol Prince Edward, Ontario having had 2 years prior service with the 10th Royal Grenadiers and 2 years in the 16th Battalion. VF. Court Mounted, some spots on Victory. $140
  50. Captain H. J. Budge, Canadian Army Medical Corps
  51. British War and Victory Medals (Hon. Capt. H. J. Budge.); together with a City of Winnipeg Public Baths Charles Street Swimming Gala 1915 Prize Medal, silver, the reverse engraved ‘1st. Won by H. J. Budge.’, edge bruising, nearly very fine - Howard John Budge was born: 1888 in Thornton Heath, Croydon, Surrey, England. He also had prior service in the 9th London Regt, Middlesex Rifles and was a Police Constable by profession. Attested 21 June 1915. Rapid promotion throughh the ranks up to RSM, then QM Lieut, then Captain (QM). Died 24th Jan 1925, death attributable to service and listed as a war casualty, Buried Elmwood Cemetery. Wife was: Sunbeam Elleanor Buston VF, minor edge knocks. $250
  52. 1012760 Pte. E. Muschamp. C.F.C. Emerson Muschamp was born at Westgate, Weardale, Co. Durham, UK in July 1862, was a Logger at Union Bay, Vancouver Island when he attested on 8 Nov. 1916 for the CEF, giving his birth date as "1871". He was discharged as overage on 4th Dec. 1918 but went on to live until 13 Jan. 1952 (age 89) passing away at Cumberland, Comox Valley, B.C. GVF $120
  53. 690188 Pte. J. P. Taylor, 3-Can. Inf. James Prunty Taylor was born in South River, Ontario on 14th March 1894. A Butcher by occupation, living at 14 Rowanwood Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario, he attested for the 173rd Battalion Highlanders on 3 February 1916, having previously served 1 year in the 91st Cameron Highlanders Militia Regiment. He served on the Western Front in the 3rd Battalion CEF. VF, contact marks on BWM, slack suspension. $150
  54. 919953 Pte. E. Parry. 24-Can. Inf. - Edward Parry was born on 17 Dec 1896 at Liverpool, England and was a Farm Labourer by occupation when he attested on 13 Sep 1916 in the 199th Canadian Irish Battalion, transferred ti the 24th Bn. he served in France with them and the 2nd Bn CMGC. He died at Lethbridge, Alberta on 5 Jan 1973. - EF with new ribbons, $150.
  55. 349701 Gnr. H. L. Nash. R.C.H.A. Frank Lovatt Nash was born in Toronto on 30th Sept. 1898 and was a Student prior to enlistment in April 1917, stating that he was a militia member of the 109th Regiment, Ambulance Corps. He died 23 July 1971 at Toronto. – GVF - $120
  56. 172101 Spr. E. G. Ball. C.E. Edgar George Ball was born  in Winnipeg 17th September 1881 and was an Iron Worker by occupation and also a pre-war member of the 106th Regiment Militia when he attested on 30th August 1916 at Toronto. He served with the 4th Canadian Divisional Signal Company and suffered from Myalgia resulting in a lengthy hospitalization and early return to Canada in Dec. 1917. - VF, mounted as worn - $120
  57. 138269 Pte. W. M. Cambridge 54-Can. Inf. William Melville Cambridge was born 3rd October 1876 at York, Ontario and enlisted as a Bandsman at the age of 39 giving his occupation as a Baker. He attested on on 3rd February 1916. He served in the 75th and 54th Battalions despite his defective vision and being "overage" which led to his early return to England in July 1918. He died on 2nd May 1956. – NVF with silk ribbons - $140
  58. 1054762 PTE. J. McLAUCHLAN - John McLauchlan was born at Dundee, Scotland on 15th October 1888 and was a Caretaker living in Montreal when he attested on 12th Jan 1917. He was medically discharged in 1918 after receiving a GSW to his left shoulder on 6th Nov. 1917. He returned to Canada on the ill-fated Llandovey castle on 6th June 1918, on the 27 June, she was torpedoed off Southern Ireland on the 27th June 1918 which was her return journey back to the UK - VF - $150
  59. G-18346 Pte. F. Roberts. E. Kent R. - Lieutenant F. Roberts, East Kent Regiment - Frank Roberts attested for the East Kent Regiment and served with the 2nd Battalion during the Great War on the Western Front. He was subsequently commissioned Second Lieutenant, but presumably given the rank on his pair did not serve overseas as an Officer. MIC shows that he received a Silver War Badge and that the medals were sent to 32 Arcadia Road, Glebe Point, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia. – GVF $100
  60. LIEUT. C.H. STALKER - with matching Miniature Medal Pair, both swing mounted on pin bars, plus his ribbon bar. - Colin Holmes Stalker was born on 1st October 1894 in Toronto, Ontario. He joined the 234th Battalion CEF as an officer on 17th April 1916, having seen previous service with G.G.B.G and was in C.O.T.C. for a year and six months. VF (Minis are EF) - $270
  61. 739867 Pte. A. Smith. 19-Can. Inf. Albert Smith was born on 5th November 1891 at Oxford, England. He was a Coach Painter by trade when he attested in May 1916 at Dunnvile, Ontario. On 12th March 1918 he received a GSW to his leg and face at Stad-Antwerpen and was evacuated to England. He died on 24th Sept 1923 and it was attributed to service, his mother and widow were both awarded Memorial crosses. - GVF - $170.
  62. 123885 Pte D. B. Landon. 21-Can.Inf., Don Benjamin Landon was born in Richmond, Ohio, USA on 27 July 1891 and was a Boilermaker by trade when he attested at St Thomas, Ontario on 30 Sep. 1915. He was initially reported missing, then confirmed as killed in action on 15 August 1917 at Hill 70 and is commemorated upon the Vimy Memorial. His NOK was Mrs Flora Landon (nee Young) born Sheffield but living at Holmes, Rotherham, Yorkshire during the war (she moved back to St Thomas, Ontario and later remarried) A photo of him is on ancestry. - EF - Lacquered (Spink's style). $260
  63. 454886 Pte. H. Johnston Can. M.G. Bde. Howard Lincoln Johnston was born 12th Feb 1897 (or 1898 more likely) at Niagara Falls, New York State, USA and attested with the CEF on 9th July 1915, occupation Railroad Clerk, He was "Buried by a shell" in August 1916 and then in September he had a bout of rheumatic fever. - VF - $130
  64. 91848 Cpl. W. J. Tufts. C.G.A., William Johnson Tufts was born on 26 June 1890 at St John, New Brunswick and was a Loco Fireman by occupation when he attested on 21 July 1915. Small official correction surname on BWM, GVF $120
  65. 311422 Dvr. S. J. Chapman. C.F.A. - Stanley John Chapman was born on 10th Jan 1894 in Wandsworth, London, England and served in the 3rd Canadian Divisional Ammunition Colum, he resided in Toronto. He was a Machinist's Helper when he married Margaret Danby. He died in 1957 in Toronto, Ontario. Was only awarded a pair as he attested 6 March 1916. - VF $110
  66. 486631 Pte. C. Harris, 13th Can. Inf, Cecil Harris was born on 16th July 1896 at Webbwood, Ontario and was a Hotelman by occupation when he attested on 6th October 1915 at Niagara. He was KIA on April 19th, 1916 at Ypres (The Bluff|). Commemorated on the Ypres Memorial (Menin Gate). EF Condition $280
  67. 28511 Pte. J. Marshall. 19 Can. Inf. - John Marshall was born at Whitchurch, Ontario on 17th October 1884 and was a Painter by occupation when he attested on 11th April 1916 at Nemarket, Ontario in the 220th Battalion. Later transferred to the 19th Battalion, he served with them in FRance from late 1917 until the end of the war. GVF, long original ribbons. - $140

Pairs – South African Recipients

 

  1. Sgt. A. Nesbitt. 6th S.A.I. (Cape Town Highlanders) NEF, with Papers, served 9th S.A. Horse in East Africa, 5th Regt Machine Gun Section, then attched Nigerian Regt. 2nd S.A. Infantry Brigade. Court Martialled for AWOL, various hospitalizations for Malaria etc. $110
  2. Pte. L.D. Becker. 1st S.A.I. EF (Bilingual Victory) $120
  3. Pte. D.A. Sittrie. 6th S.A.I. GVF (Bilingual Victory) with papers, $120
  4. A/Sgt. A. Nesbitt. 6th S.A.I. GVF (Bilingual Victory) with papers, awol twice for short periods. Malaria. $130
  5. Pte. J.A. Sutcliffe. 4th S.A.I.  EF  (Bilingual Victory) $120
  6. Pte. P.J. Thomas. 9th S.A.H. GVF (Bilingual Victory) Service extact, 1 page. $120
  7. Dvr. J.J.P. Greef. C.A.H.T.C. (Bilingual Victory) GVF $100
  8. Dvr. D.S. Adams. C.A.H.T.C. (Bilingual Victory) GVF $100
  9. Pte. J.J. LABUSCHAGNE 7th S.A.I. Johannes Jacobus Labuschagne, from Indwe, Woodhouse District, Cape Province and was discharged "temporarily unfit" due to being underage in Feb. 1918. He appears to of enlisted twice, the second time he stayed in until January 1919. GVF or better condition, with original silk ribbons. $130
  10. British War and Bilingual Victory Medals (Pte W. C. Walker. 6th S.A.I.) EF $125
  11. Pair: Corporal B. R. Wilhelm, South African Heavy Artillery British War and Bilingual Victory Medals (Cpl. B. R. Wilhelm. S.A.H.A) (16) pages of service documents. Bernard Reynold Wilhelm  was from Barkley East, served in German East Africa in 7th S.A. Horse as part of the 2nd Mounted Brigade, transferred to 9th S.A. Horse. was hosp. for Malaria in Sept. 1917, only awards. contact marks thus near very fine $130
  12. Family Group - British War Medal 1914-20 (Pte. P. J. L. Van Eeden, 5th Mtd. Bge.); with South Africa Medal for War Service (573033 J. H. J. Van Eeden) NEF $90
  13. Pair: Gunner E. H. Robinson, South African Field Artillery. British War and Bilingual Victory Medals (Gnr. E. H. Robinson. S.A.F.A.) With 3 pgs. of service recors. 864 Gunnner Edmund Herbert Robinson was from Jeppestown, Johannesburg, Transvaal and was posted to the Ammunition Column. Serving in East Africa, e was discharged medically unfit (Orchitis, Hernia etc.) on 13th July 1916 and awarded a SWB.  $100
  14. Gnr. E.W. Mitchell S.A.F.A. - The pair of medals was posted Mr E.W. Mitchell C/o Chief Accountant Room 185 S.A. Railways, Johannesburg 12.01.1923 and were kept in boxes in the buff delivery envelope. Boxes are labelled Gnr. No 04 E.W. Mitchell. S.A.F.A. 1098. EF - $115
  15. Dvr S. Sapiro S.A.S.C. - VF+ $90
  16. WW1 Pair (Bilingual) Pte. L.J. Davidson 2nd S.A.I.; The Wakefield Medal Vol. L. Davidson N.V.R. The reverse of the well-struck 40 mm diam. bronze medal reads “NRA British Colonies and  Protectorates Overseas Match”. (N.V.R. = Nyasaland Volunteer Rifles). With copies of service cards. $160

 

Pairs - Indian Recipients

  1. 1667 Sowar Kishan Singh, 4 Cavy - F - $180
  2. 2806 Swr. Tafail Ahmad, 6 Cavy. - VF, edge bruise - $190
  3. 588 Sowar Banta Singh, 11 Lcrs. - GVF - $200
  4. 2235 Sowar Mohd. Hayat, 13 Lcrs. - NEF - $200
  5. 2336 Sowar Rasul Khan, 17 Cavy. - VF - $190
  6. 3977 Sowar Ude Singh, 34 Horse - VF - $190

Pairs - Australian Recipients

  1. 6256 Pte. S. J. Dunn. 21-M.G.C. A.I.F. - Sidney Joseph Dunn was born at Frederickton, New South Wales in December 1892 and was an unmarried shop assistant upon his enlistment at Sydney on 1 May 1916. Embarked aboard the Euripides on 9 September 1916. Twice admitted to hospital in the United Kingdom with venereal disease during his training during 1917, he had also gone absent without leave in November 1916 which cost him 7 days punishment. Dunn served in France from 18 October and was wounded in action with a gun shot wound to the left thigh on 27 October, he was admitted to Chester War Hospital on 2 November. Charged for drunkenness in France in October 1918, Dunn returned to Australia on 4 July 1919; with copied Service Record. good very fine or better, with silk ribbons. $350

Trios - British Recipients

  1. Pte. T.W. Dalton. L'Pool R. (with MID oakleaf), served 1/5th Territorial Bn, wth copy file, medal rolls, M.I.C. (MID not confirmed). Thomas W. Dalton came from Litherland, Liverpool. NEF $180
  2. 109333 SPR. A.H. BRIGHTON R.E. Alfred Brighton residing Banbury, Oxfordshire, was born at Ledbury, Hertfordshire. VF – Tatty ribbons. $130
  3. S/6027 L Cpl J. McMeikan R.Highrs. Rank is Pte. on Pair. (With copied documents, Certs. of Instruction, Canadian Army Discharge Cert. 1941 Med. unfit. MIC, WW1 discharge etc.) VF e.k. on BWM $170
  4. S/5687 Pte. A.W. Wilson. R. Highrs. Alexander served in 10th Bn per label on medals and copy of medal roll. MIC. Christian name Alexander. NEF Condition, with newer watered ribbons - $160
  5. 1914-15 Star trio to 4058S J. Durkin Sto R.N.R.  With copied service paper, served on R.N.A.S Australia 12/2/15-7/3/16 and also HMS Vivid, was invalided 23/3/16, also with cased Devonport Rifle & Revolver Meeting medal. EF - $325

 

Trios - Canadian Recipients

 

  1. 21602 Pte. F.M. Greenman, 5th Can Inf. Rank  (A. Sjt. on Pair) - mounted as worn. Fred Greenman came from Chippenham, Wiltshire and was a Painter by occupation, he originally attested in the 11th Bn at Valcartier on the 23rd of September 1914 as part of the 3rd Brigade. he must of been transferred at a later date into the 5th Bn. GVF, $320 
  2. Charles Alfred Walter was born at Winkfield, Berkshire, England in June 1874. An "Armoury Caretaker" with prior service in Roberts Horse, British South Africa Police and was a Sergeant in the 2nd Dragoons (Scots Greys). He attested at Valcartier on 29th August 1914 and served in France, wounded twice (GSW Scalp and broken ankle) at Ypres he was discharged medically unfit but re-attested for Home Service in January 1918. His rank on his discharge certificate was CQMS. (Company Quarter-Master Sergeant). $275
  3. Lieutenant G. K. Brown, Canadian Field Artillery- 1914-15 Star (83512 Gnr: G. K. Brown. Can: Fd: Art:); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. G. K. Brown.) Dispaly mounted on silk ribbons, good very fine $350
  4. 77696 L.CPL. W. BYERS. 15/CAN:INF: Pair 77696 A.S.MJR. W.BYERS. 15-CAN.INF. William Byers was born 5 May 1882 at Balmaghie, Kircudbrightshire, Scotland and was a Miner by occupation and a pre war member of the 102nd Rocky Mountain Rangers. he attested at Victoria, B.C. on 10 Nov 1914 in the 30th Battalion but served in the 15th B.C. Scottish, 17th Battalion and C.A.M.C. rising to Acting Sergeant Major. Buried on 20th May 1915 by a shell explosion in France, foot problems, he was discharged in August 1918 medically unfit. - GVF - $350
  5. 65369 PTE. O. GILMOUR. 24/CAN:INF: Private O. Gilmour, 24th Battalion Canadian Infantry, killed in action, 11 April 1916 1914-15 Star (65369 Pte., 24/Can. Inf.); British War and Victory Medals (65369 Pte., 24-Can. Inf.) - Oswald Gilmour was born in 1884 in Montreal, Quebec, occupation Driver. He had prior service of 3 years with the 1st Prince of Wales Fusiliers militia regiment. He was reported missing on 11th April 1916, last seen "just before a large shell exploded near him". Later reported KIA. Interestingly, his "widow" received compensation for 2 men and had her pension cancelled as unmarried and ineligible and has disappeared along with their child, who's pension was also cancelled. An overpayment of $172.67 was recovered by the Pension Board. - NEF $500
  6. 11134 Pte. J.A. Sanderson, 4-Can Inf. James Alex Sanderson was born in Brandon, Manitoba on 19th March 1893. He was a Prospector by occupation when he attested on 11th Feb. 1915. He married Frida May Knight on 27th Dec. 1916 and he died on 27 Sep 1968 resting at Greenwood Cemetery in Georgetown, Halton, Ontario - EF, $320
  7. 6605 Pte. D. Scott, 1/CAN.INF. (727862 C.F.C. on Victory) David Scott, born Montrose, Scotland, attested Set. 20th 1914 at Valcartier. stating prior service of 3 years in the 42nd Black Watch and 9 years in 2nd - BR ? a Blacksmith by occupation. (Later stated as Letter Carrier on re-enlistment). He was discharged as medically unfit in 1916. He appears to of married in Scotland as his next of kin when he re-enlisted in  October 1916 was a Jessie Scott, of Montrose. He served in France in the Canadian Forestry Corps, and was wounded in the left arm. Papers confirm the different units on medals, Condition is Near VF to VF, with his sew-on ribbon bar, $270
  8. 107424 A.W.O. Cl. 2. A. J. Maddocks. 2-C.M.R.- Arthur Joseph Maddocks was born in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales in November 1889. He was a Civil Engineer by occupation, had prior reservist experience with the Brecon O.T.C. of 3 years, he attested in December 1914 at Victoria, British Columbia. Initially he served during the Great War with the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles. Maddocks advanced to Company Sergeant Major and transferred to the 1st Divisional Salvage Company, Canadian Infantry. In October 1918 he married Cecily Eleanor Gaskell. On discharge his address given was Penarth, South Wales. NEF - $380
  9. 442144 PTE A. MORGAN. 7/CAN: INF:), M in surname double punched on Star; War and Victory Medals, impressed: 442144 PTE. A. MORGAN. 7- CAN. INF.,- Alfred Morgan was born on 2nd December 1886 in St. Andrews, Scotland. He joined the CEF on 5th June 1915 at Vernon, British Columbia having seen previous three years service in Q.V.B.R.S. His occupation was given as "Civil Engineer". - He was Killed in Action on 26th September 1916 whilst serving with the 7th Battalion who were involved in the Battle of Thiepval Ridge on the Somme as part of the 1st Canadian Division. Alfred Morgan is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial. NEF - $500
  10. 14632 Pte J. A. Patterson. Can: M.M.G. Bde:; British War and Victory Medals (14632 Sjt. J. A. Patterson. C.M.G.C.). John Alex Patterson was born in Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada in July 1895. Initially a Trooper with the Fort Garry Horse, he was part of the First Canadian Contingent to sail across to the UK. Patterson subsequently advanced to Sergeant, and transferred to 1st Motor Machine Gun Brigade, Canadian Machine Gun Corps. He died on 13th June 1979 at Rockyview Hospital, Calgary. Scarce to unit - EF - $500
  11. 75825 Cpl. F. W. Finlay. 29/Can: Inf:; British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. F. W. Finlay.) Frederick William Finlay was born in Drumshanbo, County Leitrim, Ireland in November 1890. He initially served during the Great War as a Sergeant with the 29th Battalion (Vancouver), Canadian Infantry on the Western Front. Finlay was commissioned Lieutenant in the 16th Reserve Battalion. 0- VF or better, mounted for wear. $390

 

Trios – South African Recipients

 

  1. 1914-15 Star Dvr. C.T.J. Hendricks S.A.S.C.-M.T.; BWM; AVM (Bil) 2/Lt. C.T. J. Hendricks; WM; ASM 117821 C.T.J. Hendriksen (note change in surname) VF or better $225
  2. 1914-15 Star Trio  Cpl. W.H. Walter, AVC (with MIC, also served Cheshire Regt.), scratch on BWM, GVF          $180
  3. 1914-15 Star Pte. S. Cotty, 5th M.R.; BWM; AVM (Bilingual) Pte. S. Cotty, 9th S.AI. with service papers, showing trade as a Boilermaker. GVF $225
  4. 1914-15 Star Burg. M.J. Breet, 2de Z.A.R.; BWM; AVM (Bilingual) Burg M.J. Breet, 10de Z.A.R. GVF, $225
  5. 1914-15 Star; BWM; AVM (Bil) Rfm. A.F. Lange, 3rd S.A.M.R. Mounted as worn NEF $230
  6. 1914-15 Star Pte. H. Edwards, 20th M.R.; BWM; AVM (Bilingual) Pte. H. Edwards, 1st Mtd. Bgde. Mounted on brooch pin. EF $230
  7. 1914-15 Star Pte. A. Startz Cullinans Horse; BWM; AVM (Bilingual) Dvr. A. Startz S.A.S.C. with service papers. EF, $230
  8. 1914-15 Star Pte. A.J. Smidt 17th M.R.; BWM; AVM (Bil) Sjt. A.J. Smidt 17 DE B. S. VF $220
  9. 1914-15 Star Pte. W.E. Holmes Rand Rfls; BWM; AVM (Bilingual) Cpl. W.E. Holmes 4th S.A.H. After enrolling in December 1914 for service in German SWA William Ernest Holmes served for a short period in East Africa before being discharged during May 1917. With papers. Spotting on the Victory. Whole service on Rand Rifles roll. Had a bout of Malaria in 1916. VF $220
  10. Pte. P.J. Delport 6th Dismtd. Rifles (Const. 2nd D.C. on BWM) with copied papers, Pieter Johannes Delport was from Tarkastad. He served in "A" Squadron Midland Rifles and 2nd Military Constabulary. Discharged at own request July 1917. With 3 pgs. of copied papers. VF $225
  11. 1914-15 Star, BWM; Allied VM (Bilingual) Burg. O.W. Bergh. Heidelberg Kdo. Scarce to unit, served in B Commando.  The unit served in German East Africa and was disbanded in 1915. With a copy of Index card showing medals despatched to Holgatfontein. His NOK lived at Eikenhof, all near Johannesburg. With some history of his ancestors coming from Sweden and being early Pioneers of South Africa. EF Condition, mounted on a card but with longer original silk ribbons, $250
  12. Three: Private A. Kippen, Imperial Light Horse, later South African Service Corps 1914-15 Star (Pte A. Kippen 2nd I.L.H.); British War and Bilingual Victory Medals (Dvr. A. Kippen. S.A.S.C.) Wirh service file, 15 pgs. Alexander Kippen was from Johannesburg, a Chaffeur by occupation, Hospitalized at 7 times for Malaria (served German East Africa) and thus medically discharged 21 Nov 1917 being "severley debilitated". VF to GVF, original ribbons.  $230
  13. Three: Gunner J. Montgomery, South African Mounted Rifles - Field Artillery Brigade 1914-15 Star (Gnr. J. Montgomery S.A.M.R. - F.A.B.); British War and Bilingual Victory Medals (Gnr. J. Montgomery. S.A.M.R. - F.A.B.) 1 pg. Index card, first name James from Messina, Northern Transvaal. Good very fine, new ribbons.  $220
  14. Three: Private C. A. Colbourn, Ordnance Department and Railway Regiment 1914-15 Star (Pte C. A. Colbourn Ordnance Dpt.); British War Medal 1914-20 (Pte C. A. Colbourn. Railway Rgt); Bilingual Victory 1914-19 (Pte C. A. Colbourn. Ordnance Dpt.) 1 pg. Index card, Store Holder from Pretoria. generally very fine or better $220
  15. Three: Sergeant E. J. Owen, 10th South African Horse, late Brands Free State Rifles 1914-15 Star (Pte E. J. Owen Brands F. S. Rfls.); British War and Bilingual Victory Medals (Sjt. E. J. Owen. 10th S.A.H.) generally good very fine $230
  16. Three: Private H. A. P. Dawson, 6th South African Infantry, late Brands Free State Rifles 1914-15 Star (Pte H. A. P. Dawson Brands F. S. Rfls.); British War and Bilingual Victory Medals (Pte. H. A. P. Dawson. 6th S.A.I.) 3 pgs service record; Henry Alfred Paul, from Cape Town, Hospitalizations for Dysentery March 1916,. transferred to 9th Horse, Aug 1917 Hospitalized with Malaria. Generally very fine or better with new ribbons  $230
  17. Three: Private C. A. Delport, 5th South African Infantry 1914-15 Star (Pte C. A. Delport 5th Infantry); British War and Bilingual Victory Medals (Pte C. A. Delport. 5th Infantry.) 1 pg. record, from east London. minor edge bruising, Good very fine  $220
  18. Three: Private O. J. Lonergan, 12th South African Infantry 1914-15 Star (Pte O. J. Lonergan 12th Infantry); British War and Bilingual Victory Medals (Pte O. J. Lonergan. 12th Infantry.) With 2 pgs of index cards, O.J. was from Doornfontein, Johannesburg, he would of served in GSWA, had Rheumatism June 1915, generally Good very fine on original ribbons.  $220
  19. 1914-15 Star Rfn C.J. Steyn 5th S.A.M.R.; BWM; AVM (Bil) Artlst. C.J. Steyn Z.A.V.R. With a bronze Johannesburg peace medal and a “pass the ammunition badge”. VF -GVF $210
  20. Pte. A. Ednie. 1st S.A.I. (2nd S.A.I. on Pair) - VF - $180

 

 

Trios - Australian Recipients

  1. Star named : - 533 PTE E. STOCKS. 31 BN. A.I.F., War and Victory Medals, impressed: 533 PTE E. STOCKS. 31-BN. A.I.F. - Ernest Stocks was born in 1895 in New Wakefield, England and enlisted on 12th July 1915. While with the 14th Field Artillery Brigade. He was Killed in Action on 14th October 1917. With electronic copy of the service file, containing several letters from concerned friends etc. NEF $1100

Split / Broken Groups - British Recipients

  1. Star and Victory Medal to S-996 Pte G.J. Miles. Rif. Brig. - EF, $85
  2. Star & Victory to 11302 Sgt. W. Eastwood. Bord. R. Born Cheetham, Lancashire, resided Cheetham, Cheshire. (6th Battalion). Died of Wounds 21st Aug 1917, Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No. 3. - EF - $1601
  3. 1914-15 Star (Ch. 3873. Pte. W. Graveney. R.M.L.I.); British War Medal 1914-20 (Ch. 3873. Pte. W. Graveney, R.M.L.I.); Royal Fleet Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (Ch. 3873 (B.346) W. Graveney. Pte. R.F.R.) William Graveney was born on 16th May 1867 at Upton, Slough, Bucks. And was a Blacksmith by trade when he joined on 16th Sept. 1885. He was discharged 13th Dec. 1889 but joined the Royal Fleet Reserve. Recalled for war service he served briefly on Thames but was invalided out on 24 February 1915. – NEF - $250
  4. 1914-15 Star and BWM to 80020 Gnr C.J. Davies R.F.A. Christopher John Davies was killed in action with D Bty 94th Bde RFA on 4th October 1917 and is buried in La Clytte Military Cemetery. With copied CWGC, service papers and Soldiers Died, he was also wounded with 46th Bde on 15/9/16. - $130

Split / Broken Groups - Canadian Recipients

  1. 1914-15 Star, (impressed: 418683 PTE. I.R. EWEN. 42/CAN:INF:), Victory Medal, (impressed: 418683 PTE. I. EWEN. 42-CAN. INF.). Innes Reid Ewen was born on 6th May 1889 in Dundee, Scotland, he joined the CEF on 10th April 1915 at Montreal, Quebec. He received several Field Punishments, 48 hours and 14 days No.1 (breaking out of billets, drunk etc.) In October 1917 he transferred to 7th C.M.G. Co. He died May 1967 at St. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec. GVF - $140

Split / Broken Groups – South African Recipients

  1. BWM; AVM (Bilingual) Pte. L.D. Becker, 1st S.A.I. VF+ $120
  2. BWM; AVM (Bilingual) Pte. J.E. Ravenscroft 5th S.A.I. GVF, sl. staining on Victory rev. GVF $ 120
  3. Pair:  Rfm S.G. MOODY 2nd SAMR, 1914/15 Star, Bilingual Victory medal to  DVR. S.A.S.C. Copies of service record show he attested 10/3/15 - EF - $110 - SOLD
  4. Star & Bi-lingual Victory. Dvr. T.E. Horsfield S.A.S.C. - M.T. ( SASC on Victory) GVF $110
  5. BWM A313337 AM2 C.S. Brice R.A.F. ASM ACF 150388 C. Brice GVF $45
  6. Star & BWM to SE-8502, Pte. B, Sadler, AVC - GVF  $85
  7. Star & Bi-lingual Victory to : Capt. P. Parnell, SAMC (South African Medical Corps) GVF $140
  8. (3); 1914-15 Star - Pte T.O. Leslie 11th Infantry; VF 400 – 500 BWM Lieut T.O. Leslie; 1911 Heydenrych shooting medal (silver) for Alfred Beit Cup1914-15 Star Pte T.O. Leslie 11th Infantry; BWM - Lieut T.O. Leslie; 1911 Heydenrych shooting medal (silver) for Alfred Beit Cup. VF or better, star with darker areas. $150