WW1 Victory Medals

British Naval & Royal Marine Recipients


  1. T.Z. 6832 W. SIBLEY. SIG. R.N.V.R. -  VF - $28
  2. 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. - $60
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. W.S.A. 1616 E.A. BEASLEY. SKR. R.N.R. - Ernest A. Beasley was born 26 May 1879 at Grimsby, Lincolnshire and was a Trawler Skipper in command of Lord Shrewsbury when it was requisitioned. His RNR Service shows enrollment of 18 June 1918. The ship was lost with all hands in the next war in 1941, presumed mined in the Humber estuary. - NEF $60
  6. 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
  7. CAPT. E. COOK. R.N.R. Ebenezer Cook, served on HMS Victorian and HMS Alsatian (both Armed Cruisers), in Command 1st Oct 1918, De-mobbed 27 Feb 1919. - NEF - $90
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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 $90
  11. 203503 E.J. NEWMAN. L.S. R.N. – Ernest James Newman, was born at Twford, Hampshire on 14th Oct 1883, a Porter by occupation. 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 officers were about to sit down to their evening meal, a heavy explosion occurred at the forward part of the vessel. With service page, EF $90
  12. LT.COMMR. R.K. PHILPOTT R.N. - Richard Knight Philpott was born 27 Aug 1882 in Brazil to Richard Courtney Philpott, a Merchant from Somerset. He joined the R.N. on 15 May 1897 and during WW1 served on HMS Black Prince, just missing her loss at Jutland, then was in command of HMS Eclipse. He requested to be placed on half pay due to defective vision but this was refused. He was promoted to Commander (Retired) in Aug 1922 and became a Coffee-planter in Kenya. He retired from the Navy in Sept 1939 and passed away in Kenya in March 1944, his estate took several years to settle. With e-copies of service record and other research available on request from the buyer. EF -  $110
  13. SURG. S.LT. A. I. CURR. R.N.V.R. Alexander Ian Kerr, believed to be from Aberdeen. 1918 Navy List shows Aug 18 HMS Buttercup, 1919 List shows HMS Torrid Sept 1918. Post war he Graduated from Aberdeen and was a Home Surgeon at Weston super Mare Hospital. - NEF $80
  14. A.E. FISHER, ART. ENG. R.N. Albert Edward Fisher was born 6 April 1878 at Manchester, Lancs. and joined the Navy on 31 Oct 1911.. He served in WW1 on HMS Mars, Barham and Wallington etc. - an e-copy of service record available on request. Shows lived at Peverell, Plymouth, Devon. EF Condition, on long old original silk ribbon. $65
  15. ART. ENG. C.W. MORSE. R.N. - Christopher William Morse was born 19th Apr 1881 at Pembroke, Wales. He served in Late WW1 until 3 Dec 1937 and was recalled for WW2, serving at Kingston, Jamaica, promoted Lieut (E) Retired seniority from 11 Dec 1939. Has glowing recommendations and a note on his file from the C in C West Indies stating "Morse cannot be spared from Jamaica !!" He died on 30 July 1949 at Bromley, Kent, effects to his widow Jean Nixon Hayer. (with e-copies of 3 page service record and other info from ancestry). EF Condition. $80
  16. CH.GNR. C. SANDERSON. R.N. -  Charles was born 22 March 1869 at Whitehaven, Cumberland, He joined the Navy in 1884 as a Boy 2nd Class and worked his way up to Chief Gunner, then Lieutenant. He was awarded an MID 23/5/17 for "Great zeal and ability on patrol work for period ending 30 Sep 16" possibly aboard HMS Cochrane. He died 12 April 1933. With ecopies of Seaman's and Officer's Service Records. - GVF - $ 110
  17. S.LT. E.J.H. FACEY R.N. - Edwin James Holroyd Facey was born 7 Jul 1900 and rose to the rank of Lieutenant in April 1921. Meanwhile he had been severely admonished "for his impropriety in borrowing money from a rating and carelessness in regards to money matters generally. He retired on 29 May 1922 and died soon after at Orleans France in September 1923, leaving a widow in Bournemouth. with ecopies of service and probate, he appears on ancestry also. NEF - $75
  18. ENG.LT. S. HOCKEN. R.N. - Stanley Hocken was born on 25 April 1889. He served through WW1 and WW2 including service with R. Australian Navy and rose to the rank of Engineer Captain. He died in 1963 at New Milton, Hampshire. - With ecopy of service details - EF - $80
  19. ENG. COMMR. H. EVANS. R.N. Only one of this rank in the Navy Lists for WW1, Henry Evans. - NEF - $65
  20. CH1441-S- PTE. R.J. MAWSELEY. R.M.L.I. Richard Joseph  born 20 May 1893 Appley Bridge, Lancs. Wounded 26.4.17 (Right knee) and 6 Nov 17 (Fractured Tibia) with copy of service sheet - Mint - $75
  21. PO. 1898 -S- PTE. W.J. HARPER. R.M.L.I.  - William John Harper, born May Hall, Gloucestershire (NOK address) Occ. Blacksmith, 1st R.M. Battalion, wounded Right arm 21 Aug 1918. Copy of service sheet - EF - $70
  22. R.M.A. 1263 -S- ACT. CPL. V.H. SAUNDERS. - Victor Herbert Charles, born 25 July 1892, Hampreston, Wimbourne, Dorset, Occ. Gardener, Joined Royal Marine Artillery Nov. 1915 served in France in the Howe Brigade, wounded 30 March 1918, evacuated to England. He died abt. 1963 according to ancestry. With copied service record. - GVF - $70
  23. DEAL 10009-S - PTE. R. REID. R.M. - EF - $60
  24. W.O.2. H. KERR. R.M. - Harold Kerr was born 5 June 1890 at Leeds, Yorkshire, a Civil Engineer by Occupation, he was in the Deal Division (Engineers) and was commissioned into the 2nd Rifle Brigade on 15.9.16. Married Annie Briggs Sept 1916, died, July 1986 Wallingford, Oxon. With ecopy of RM service and marr. cert. - EF, gilded - $80
  25. DEAL 2580-S- ACT.SGT. D.R. BARTOP. R.M. - Douglas Roland Bartrop was born 21st March 1893 at Highbury, London and enlisted in December 1915, He served in the Royal Marine Divisional Train. - EF - $60
  26. PO. 176-S- PTE. J. GREEN. R.M.L.I. – John Green was born 31 July 1888 at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire and was a Coal Miner by occupation when he joined the Royal Marines on 9 Sept 1914. He received a GSW to his left forearm at the Dardanelles on 18.9.1915. With copy of service record. GVF with Replaced Ring. - $70



British Army Recipients


  1. 7024 Pte. E.L. Jones. 16-Lond. R. VF $40
  2. 1576 Pte. T. Jackson. A. & S.H. some staining GVF $36
  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. 29540 Pte. A. Thompson. K.O. Sco.Bord.  EF  $38
  7. 16199 Pte R. L. Parsons R. W. Kent R. - EF $35
  8. 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
  9. 21097. Pte. H.J.C. Bates. A. Cyc. Corps. (Cyclists) NVF $50
  10. 10983 PTE. G.L. JORDAN. H.A.C. - INF. GVF - $35
  11. 218397 GNR. W. THOMPSON R.A. EF (a few spots) $25
  12. 29872 Cpl. G.W. Beattie. R.A.M.C. - EF, stain spot - $28
  13. 458870 Pte. V.W. Breeze, Labour Corps - EF, stain spot - $27
  14. 7633 Pte. R. Lumm. Bedf. R. - GVF - $35
  15. 553939 PTE. J. CRANSTON. LABOUR CORPS. - VF - $27
  16. 6534 PTE. W. VARLEY. W. YORK. R. - EF - $35
  17. SE-2570 Pte. C.E.S. Overton. A.V.C. M.I.C. shows awarded Trio. EF $35
  18. 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
  19. 33816 PTE. W.W. THOMPSON.  YORK. R. GVF, a few spots, $38
  20. 14819 PTE. J. JUDGE. R. HIGHRS. GVF - Silk Ribbon $38
  21. 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 - $75
  22. 2.LT. C.S. HALL - With copy of CWGC showing several possible casualties for 2nd Lieut Charles Stauart Hall or Charles Sidney : 1st Bn Monmouthshire, KIA 12/01/17, 6th Bn Queen's, KIA 03/7/16, Royal Flying Corps, KIA 07/04/1917 with 60th Squadron. GVF - $110
  23. LIEUT. J.H. ELLIOTT  - John Henry, e-copy of MIC, Served in Bedfordshire Yeomanry, prom. to Sergeant, then Commissioned 18/12/17 in 20th London Regiment. Rec'd a SWB. (One other possible, Lieut in R.E. - 232 Army Troops Coy.) - EF - $85
  24. LIEUT. C.F. NEWTON - Cyril Frank, b. 1897 in Lambeth area of London, Private in 28th Londons, Commissioned 8 June 16 in 15th London Regt. Lt  8 Nov 17, awarded a SWB. - GVF - $85
  25. 323866 Spr. N. Duffus. R.E. - GVF – Long silk ribbon $32
  26. M2-133760 CPL. A.P. WALKER. A.S.C. - GVF - $28
  27. 13753 PTE. T. HURST. C. GDS. - Thomas, was awarded a Trio, ecopy of MIC available - NEF - $38
  28. 2062 PTE. W. CLARK. SCO. RIF. Born Kirkcaldy. Formerly 3606 R. Scots. Served in 5th/6th Battalion. Only entitled to a Pair. KIA 16-04-18 - GVF - $80
  29. 14495 SJT. T. NYLAND. LAN.FUS – NEF - $40 - SOLD
  30. 7528 PTE. T.H. FRANCIS. 6 - D.G. - GVF - $7528139 PTE. J. WALLIS. L'POOL R. - With CWGC info Soldiers Died etc. showing John was b. Hulme, Manchester enl. Southport, Lancs. served as 24291 Manchester Regt. then 1st Battalion King's Liverpool and KIA 27 Sept. 1915 (Battle of Loos), EF $75
  31. LIEUT. N. PINDER, Norman, initially served as 3251 Serjt. R. Warwickshire Regt, commissioned Lieut. North Staffordshire Regiment. ecopy of MIC shows awarded a SWB and res. Endington, Birmingham born 25 Oct 1893 and was a Commercial Traveller in Textiles on 1939 census. - GVF - $70
  32. 3409 PTE. J. REYNOLDS. YORKS. L.I. - Joseph, enlisted at Batley, Yorks. served 1/4th Bn. Died of wounds 20/12/15. - VF - $70
  33. 1399 A.W.O. CL. 2. J. WORTHINGTON. LANC. FUS. (last S faint) John, served in Territorials, Awarded a Trio, SWB and an M.S.M. (per note which came with the medal) 1st theatre was Balkans. SWB roll shows served from 16/4/12 to 11/9/18 and rank of CQMS. - GVF - $45
  34. 2/LT. W.E. THOMAS. Closest match to initials and rank William Ernest Watson who volunteered ex French Foreign Legion, served ASC and 8th Royal West Kents, ecopy of MIC which shows initials W.E. for Victory Medal and rank of 2nd Lieut on Pair. - NEF - $80
  35. GS-75070 PTE. W.C. KIBBLE. R. FUS. DOW 25-05-18 - William Claude Kibble served 10th Battalion , born Canning Town, enl. Whitehall, London, res. Canterbury. With Soldiers Died info and CWGC. St Sever Cemetery. - NEF - $70
  36. S34188 A.SGT. R.E. CROWHURST A.S.C. - EF, new ribbon - $28 - SOLD
  37. LIEUT. C. HOWARD - Most probable is the one that served in the King's African Rifles, have ecopy of the roll.NEF on a new ribbon. - $80
Canadian Recipients



  1. 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. Fine $150
  2. 778647 Cpl. F.F. Charpentier. C.O.R.C.C. - EF $50
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 2356716 PTE. R.L. WHITLOCK. 1-CAN.INF. Robert Laird born Fairbank, South Dakota, USA, student, attested 3rd May 1918, his address at the time was given as Madison, Wisconsin. Medal is MINT Condition. $70
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 202107 PTE. T. STEWART. 26-CAN.INF - Thomas was born 8th Sept. 1896 at McIntyre, Ontario and was a Farmer when he attested on 29 Dec. 1915 at Toronto. he received 2 days F.P. No. 1 in Aug. 1918 for cooking potatoes on a fire and was soon after transferred to the 78th Battalion. He went AWOL in Sept. for 7 days and soon after was transferred back to the 26th Battalion. GVF, replaced susp. ring - $60
  11. 441153 L.CPL. A.J. ALLEN. 14-CAN.INF. - Arthur James Allen was born at Millwood, Manitoba on 22 June 1894 and was a Fisherman by Occupation when he attested at Prince Albert, SK. on 24 April 1915. He was a member of the 52nd P.A.V. He received a GSW to his left arm 4th June 1916. Had a few charges against him including "Interfering with an N.C.O. in the execution of his duties" and "Threatening to strike an N.C.O.". His full service file is downloadable for free from the LAC archives site. NVF - $60
  12. 27994 CPL. W. ALLEN. 15-CAN.INF. William Allen was born on 29 Feb 1884 at Kingston on Thames, Surrey, UK, Occ. Clerk. He attested at Valcartier on 21st Sept 1914. Wounded in the arm severely and buried by a shell in June 1916. Did only clerical work after but stayed in until the end. GVF, spot on reverse. - $65
  13. 32300799 PTE. G. LEESON. 15-CAN.INF. Garfield Leeson was born on 1st Aug. 1897 at Orangeville, Ontario and was drafted on 10th Jan 1918. - EF - $60
  14. 123959 A.CPL. J. MERRILEES. 75-CAN. INF. John Merrilees was born 24 Oct 1888 at Campbelltown, Argyllshire, Scotland. He was a farmer when he attested in September 1915 at St Thomas, Ontario in the 70th Battalion. He was wounded twice, NEF $70
  15. 3233459 PTE. N.A. MINK. 2-C.M.R. Norman Alfred Mink was born 23rd Dec 1896 at Chesley, Ontario and was a Machinist by trade when he was drafted on 6 Nov. 1917. His address was Union Ave, Montreal, Quebec.  EF Condition with a long original ribbon, - $65
  16. 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
  17. 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.
  18. 3111024 Pte. J.J. Jones, C.S.E.F. (Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force) 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. - EF condition - $300.
  19. 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.
  20. 48606 Sjt. R.A.B. Wallace C.A.V.C. - Sgt Robert Alexander Baillie Wallace was born in Dublin, Ireland on 1st jan 1875 and enlisted in the C.A.V.C. at Montreal on 30 10.1914. Served in France with the 2nd and 4th Canadian Division Ammunition Columns. Discharged 1 May 1919, intended residence Dublin, Ireland. - VF - edge knocks, long orig. ribbon, scarce to unit. $140
  21. 136257 PTE. W. ELLIOTT. 46-CAN.INF. William Elliott was born in Larne, Antrim, Ireland on 1st March 1878 and was a Carpenter by occupation when he attested on 27 August 1915 at Toronto in the 74th Battalion. He proceeded to France with the 46th Battalion. Whilst in support trenches he was hit in the chest and legs by shrapnel from an enemy shell which burst beside him. He was evacuated to No. 10 Canadian Field Ambulance, where he succumbed to his wounds on 23 Oct 1917. - NEF - $120
  22. 3083556 SGT. A.C. THOURET. C.F.C. - Adolph Cedric Thouret was born at Montreal on 17 Sept 1896 and was a Bank Clerk when he joined up on 6 Oct. 1917 initially in the 79th Battery C.F.A. and then in August 1918 to 11th Co. C.F.C. - EF comes with a silver ID Bracelet. $85
  23. 693300 PTE. T.D.A. McMEEKIN. 43 CAN. INF. - Thomas Douglas Aiton McMeekin was born in London on 3rd Feb. 1887 and was a Schoolteacher by occupation when he enlisted at Winnipeg on 2nd Jan 1917. He was a member of the 79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada Militia and had previously been a member of the 4th Oxfords (Territorials), Culham Coy. He was wounded twice, once by being gassed in August 1918 and also by a rifle bullet to his leg on 2nd Oct. 1918. He died 6 Dec 42 at Winnipeg and left his estate to a son of the same name, also a schoolteacher in Wales. - with extracts of his service file etc. - GVF or better - $70
  24. 270599 PTE. H. MAGEE. 19 CAN. - INF. Harry Magee changed his name from Henry Fraser, he was born on 19th March 1898 at Toronto and was an orphan. He was employed as a Farmer when he attested in the 215th Battalion CEF on 21st Nov. 1916. He received a GSW to his upper lip on 15th Feb. 1918 and was invalided to England. - GVF with original ribbon. $70
  25. 56131 PTE. B.W. SELL. 19TH CAN. INF. - Benjamin Ward Sill was born at Stratford, Essex, England and was a Barber by trade. He attested 5 March 1915 at Toronto stating 12 years prior service with The Rifle Brigade and being 40 years of age. He had numerous infractions in the field and also 63 days loss of pay for hospitalization VDG. Wounded 25/8/16 right arm. VF, toned - $70
  26. 41501 BMBR. C.W. ELSSDON. C.F.A. - Charles Wesley was born on 28 Dec 1896 at Dorchester, New Brunswick and was a pre-war member of the 47th Militia Regiment and a Bank Clerk by occupation. He attested on 28th December 1914. He was killed on 28 September 1918 while acting as a Gun-Layer during an advance on Cambrai, when an enemy shell exploded about 500 yards away and all the crew became casualties. A piece of shrapnel pierced his chest below the heart killing him instantly. CWGC printout and circumstances of death. - Good EF Condition on a new ribbon. $125
  27. 505936 CPL. J.J. MURPHY. C.E. - John Joseph Murphy was born 27 Jan 1894 at Lynchburg, Virginia, USA and was a Plumber and Pipefitter by occupation when he attested for the CEF at London, Ontario on 7th September 1916, He served in the 12th Battalion, Canadian Engineers. On the morning of 4th November 1918 whilst in charge of a party of the 38th Battalion on reconnaissance work at St. Saulve, an enemy shell exploded within a few feet of him killing him instantly. With a photo of his grave, CWGC printout and circumstances of death. - EF on the original silk ribbon. $160


Indian Army Recipients


  1. 731 SEP. MANDAN KHAN 27 PJBS VF, some darkening - $24
  2. CAPT. C.B. RENDELL - NA Index gives Captain, 130th Baluchis - King George's Own Baluchis (Jacob's Rifles) - NEF - $90



South African Recipients with the Bi-lingual Reverse


  1. Pte G. Arbuckle 4th S.A.I. (unit was shattered at Delville Wood) EF $140
  2. Pte J.D. Carnell. S.A.M.C. - NEF - $85 - SOLD
  3. DVR. A. ROBINSON. S.A.S.C. - NEF - $80
  4. SJT. P. J. J. SWART. 1st Z.A.R. - GVF, small e.k. $90