1st Northumberland Fusiliers - Casualty

Victory Medal

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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

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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

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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″

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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

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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

BWM

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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

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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

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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

8th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment - Died as Prisoner of War

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41445 Pte Arthur Hutton Shirrow (Papers give his name as Skirrow)

Born Huby, Otley, Yorkshire Died 23rd march 1918, as a POW with 575th Ambulance Corps Buried Honnechy British Cemetery.

Comes with original forwarding box and envelope, with paper envelopes inside, along with unused original ribbons. The medals themselves are mint.

Copy service papers, MIC, CWGC and POW details.

Price: £RESERVED

19th Manchester Pals – Casualty

1915 Star Trio

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12410 Pte Stephen Massey, served “D” Company

Born Miles Platting, Manchester Killed in Action 4th February 1916, aged 25. Buried Carnoy Military Cemetery.

Comes with original forwarding letters for the three medals. The really poignant part of the group are the four accompanying letters from Pte Massey’s friends and Officers detailing his death – details shown in the photos. Copy of the Manchester Pals book giving more details of the actions and a photo. Also copy from the “Manchester City Battalions Book of Honour” showing a group Company photo with Pte Massey named on it.

Medals with long lengths of original ribbon.

Very emotive group to an original Manchester Pal

Price: £250

WW1 1915 Star Trio – Officer

KRRC / MGC / RAF

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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

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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

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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

Price: £195

 

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

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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

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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

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Pte Robert Smith 1639 Manchester Regiment

Copy MIC Price:

£90

 

Manchester Regiment

1914 Star Trio

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

Copy MIC

Price: £180

West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons)

Victory Medal

Pte Willie D Frame 29303 West Riding Regiment From Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Copy MIC

Price: £18