Army Cycling Corps / North Lancs Regiment

1915 Star Trio & Plaque



3846 Pte Alfred Cole Army Cycling Corps (ditto BWM & Victory)

Alfred Cole was born in Londonderry, Ireland in 1897. At some point his family moved to England showing as living in Hyde, Cheshire (1901 Census) and Denton, Lancashire (1911 Census). He enlisted into the Army Cyclist Corps at Hyde, Cheshire. He was posted to France 26.09.15.

Cole was Killed in Action on the 07.07.16 whilst serving with the 9th Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

It is scarce to have a casualty where all three medals are named to the Army Cycling Corps.

Copy CWGC, SDGW, Census, MIC

Currently mounted on a card and felt backing – can easily be removed if you wish.

Price: £365


ASC – Remounts

Victory Medal


R4/065794 Pte William Whale ASC

Born 1892 and lived Stanton St Quintin, Nr Chippenham, Wiltshire, a groom by trade, he enlisted in the Remount section of the Army Service Corps.

Entitled 1915 Star trio, to France 04.04.15.

As you can see the suspension ring is a little bent!!

Copy MIC & Service Papers

Price: £10

Royal Engineers / Royal Military Police – Officer

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John Hambly Conway Morgan was born in Glamorgan, Wales in 1917. London Gazette entries:

30.06.42 – To 2nd Lt, Royal Engineers

09.08.45 – Mentioned in Dispatches for gallant and distinguished service in North-West Europe

01.02.52 – Emergency Commission, from Lieutenant Royal Engineers, to Major in the Royal Military Police

22.07.52 – Awarded the Efficiency Medal (Territorial)

Morgan died in Cardiff Royal Infirmary on the 25.08.57.

These medals are fresh on the market and have not been offered for sale before. They consist of:

39/45 Star, Africa Star, France & Germany Star, War Medal, Defence Medal, Territorial Efficiency Medal (Lt J H C Morgan RE) – all loose. Also with the group is a single ribbon bar, which would indicate that there is a 1st Army bar missing from the full size Africa Star, and an Oak Leaf MID emblem (fastening broken).

Price: £165

Cheshire Regiment

BWM & Victory Pair


267429 Pte John Pickles Cheshire Regiment

Also served as 327618 Durham Light Infantry

Copy MIC

Price: £42

1977 Jubilee Medal

1977 (1)1977 (2) Price: £175

WW2 Aircrew Europe Star

ACE (1)ACE (3)

ACE (2) 100% Genuine Price: £285

1st Northumberland Fusiliers - Casualty

Victory Medal


8103 Cpl Arthur Loach 1st Northumberland Fusiliers Killed in action 16th June 1915, remembered Ypres (Menin Gate) MIC states to France 2nd November 1914 (thus entitled to 1914 Star Trio) Born & Lived Radford, Nottinghamshire, enlisted Nottingham Includes copy MIC, CDGW, SDGW, Medal Roll, Soldiers effects, & 1911 census.

Price: £35

7/8th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers – Casualty

1915 Star


24128 Pte Peter Kenny 7/8th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Medal roll also states served with 1st Battalion. Killed in action 21st March 1918 Remembered Templeux-Le-Guerard British Cemetery. MIC states landed (2a) Serbia & Greece 9th December 1915, though this could be an admin error and should read (2b) as the 1st Battalion was serving in Gallipoli at this time, and one of their much needed reinforcements before the Battalion was evacuated to Egypt in January due to casualties. Includes copy MIC, Medal Roll, CWGC & SDGW Price: £65

1st East Yorkshire Regiment – Casualty

1914 Star & Victory Medal


9780 Pte William Johnson 1st East Yorkshire Regiment To France 8th September 1914 Pte Johnson, real name Pougher, was born and enlisted in Hull. He was killed in action on the 26th September 1916 and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. Includes copy MIC, SDGW, CWGC, Soldiers effects (also confirms mother’s name as Mary J Pougher) & Medal Roll. 1914 Stars are quite scarce to the East Yorkshire Regiment. Price: £195

Guards Independent Parachute Company

WW2 War Medal & GSM – “Palestine 1945-48″


2628307 Cpl L James Grenadier Guards With named Sports medal “London District Inter Unit Team Cross Country Championships 1947 Winning Team Guards Depot – L/C James Includes a copy of the Guards Independent Parachute Company unit photo where Cpl James is named and shows him wearing Para beret and ribbons for both medals. Rare to this unit Price: £230

1/4th Battalion East Lancs Regiment

BWM & Victory Pair


1654 Pte John Cryer 1/4th Battalion East Lancs Regiment To Egypt (4a) 25th September 1914 (thus entitled to 1915 Star also) Copy MIC & Medal Roll Price: £40

Manchester & North Staffs Regiment



301827 Pte George Chappells 2/8th Manchester Regiment (Ardwick Battalion) Also served as 43808 1st North Staffs Regiment. Copy MIC & Medal Roll Price: £25

2nd East Lancs & 181st Tunnelling Company

1914 Star


10362 Pte John Carney 2nd East Lancashire Regiment To France 6th November 1914. Twice wounded: Manchester Courier, 22nd February 1915. Manchester Evening News 24th June 1916. Copy MIC x 2, Medal Roll & Newspaper articles Slightly polished condition Price: £125

British & UN Korea War Pair & GSM “Malaya” – Duke of Wellington Regiment

brearley 22676139 Pte Billy Brearley DWR (Note Billy was his christened name, NOT William) Born 30th May 1931 in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire and died November 2000 (Huddersfield). Malaya bars Very rare to the Dukes, only about 30. Those that were awarded the bar were seconded to the Northumberland Fusiliers as instructors in Heavy Weapons, medics, or those with general combat experience. Mounted as worn, with purpose made wallet. Never before on the market. Price: £650

WW1 1915 Star Trio – Officer


Thorpe1 Thorpe2 Thorpe3 R519 Sjt J F Thorpe Kings Royal Rifle Corps (on Star) 2nd Lieut J F Thorpe (on pair) Born and lived in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. To France 21.05.15, with the 9th battalion KRRC. Commissioned into the KRRC 2nd Oct 1917, then transferred to the Machine Gun Corps. Just prior to the end of the War he then transferred to the RAF School of Aviation. Includes copy of MIC, Army service records and RAF service record Interesting group Price: £195

Commemorative Plaque

George Walter Stevenson

Stevenson 1/7th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders SDGW – Killed in Action 5th August 1917 Remembered on the Menin Gate Unique Name Price: £85

Queens South Africa Medal

“Cape Colony”

West Riding Regiment

lynch lynch2 lynch3 lynch4 lynch5 1595 Pte J Lynch West Riding Regiment First type (b) with Ghost dates Confirmed on the Medal Roll (copy included) Impressed in typical style to the Regiment GVF Price: £110     

Great War Pair / GSM “Iraq” / Army LSGC

Royal Artillery

57936 (1045214 on LSGC) Sjt J H Cocking RA.


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John Henry Cocking enlisted into the Royal Artillery on 28.04.1906, aged 14 years and 10 months. He gave his address as Honey Combe, Gunnislake, Cornwall, enlisting in Devonport. He was discharged from the Army 22.04.1927 in Newcastle, character “Exemplary”.

His papers state that he was wounded GSW Right Thigh 02.07.1916 and again on the 30.10.1917. Comes with copy of his MIC, GSM Iraq medal roll and Royal Artillery attestation papers, confirming entitlement to all medals.

Feint striking on the Victory medal, GVF.

Super group of medals


West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons) 1914 Star & Victory and SWB


Pte Thomas Healey 9704 2nd West Riding Regiment To France 14.08.14 Suffered Gas Poisoning 05.05.15 & serious head wound 24.07.16 From Oldham.

Copy MIC, Medal Rolls, SWB List & service papers

Price: £195

West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons)

1915 Star – Military Medal Winner


Pte James Jennings 11270 8th & 10th West Riding Regiment To Balkans 07.07.15 London Gazette – 17.12.17 From Keighley Copy MIC, MM award card, Medal Rolls & London Gazette Price: £95

West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons) & Machine Gun Corps

1914 Star – Distinguished Conduct Medal Winner

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Pte Tedlah Siddle 10237 West Riding Regiment London Gazette 03.06.15 From Liversidge, Nr Dewsbury, West Yorkshire Entitled to Clasp & Roses for Star – to France 08.09.14

Copy MIC, Medal Roll, Extensive Service Papers, London Gazette

Price: £300

Original Clasp for IGS 1854

Burma 1887-89

burma clasp

Price: £50

West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons)

BWM and IGSM 08 Pair Clasp “Afghanistan NWF 1919″ Burfitt

Pte H B Burfitt 31028 West Riding Regiment Full Entitlement Copy MIC Price: £135

Durham Light Infantry

BWM & Victory Pair

Pte J Brooks 8-3243 Durham Light Infantry Also entitled to SWB

Copy MIC

Price: £45

West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons)

BWM Pte Joseph Rhodes 31056 West Riding Regiment Also entitled to IGSM 1908 with Clasp “Afghanistan North West Frontier 1919”

Copy MIC (interestingly MIC gives rank as Signaller on IGSM)

Price: £30

Manchester Regiment

1915 Star Trio


Pte Robert Smith 1639 Manchester Regiment

Copy MIC

Price: £90

Manchester Regiment

1914 Star Trio


Pte Thomas Speakes 737 1st Manchester Regiment From Middleton, Manchester

Copy MIC

Price: £180