Military & Medals Auction November 2021

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Lot 1

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Afghanistan 1878-79-80 Medal� (2nd Afghan War) no clasp (1408. PTE. T. NOBLE. 70TH FOOT.) records show 1408 Private Thomas Noble of the 70th Regiment of Foot (later 2nd Battalion East Surrey Regiment) entitled to the Afghan War Medal with no clasps, he is also shown as 'discharged England'


Lot 2

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India 1895 Medal with clasp 'Punjab Frontier 1897-98' (4987 PTE. J. GILMOUR. 2ND BN. ARG: & SUTHD. HIGHS.) records show Private Gilmour of the 2nd Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders entitled to the medal and clasp


Lot 3

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Queens South Africa Medal with clasps 'Cape Colony', 'Orange Free State', and 'South Africa 1902' (8090 PTE. J. PRYCE. RL. HIGHRS.) records show Private J. Pryce of 2nd Battalion Black Watch entitled to the Queens South Africa Medal with 3 clasps, they also show he was invalided home


Lot 4

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First World War pair of medals, 1914-15 Star, 1914-1918 British War Medal (3793 PTE. J. E. BOWLER. NOTTS & DERBY R) records show John Edward Bowler of Ashbourne, Derby, enlisted 17th May 1917, entered France 27th October 1915 and served there with 1/8th Battalion Notts & Derby Regiment until 11/2/1919, , also served with regimental number 306167, entitled to the 1914-15 Star, BWM and Victory Medal,


Lot 5

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First World War Trio of Medals, 1914 Star, 1914-1918 British War Medal, Victory Medal (MS 4376 PTE. A. H. DENIZOT. A.S.C.) Private August Henri Denizot, a French national born Fontainebleau, Paris, in 1889 and married to an English girl after moving to Folkestone, enlisted in the British army at Aldershot on 5th September 1914, discharged due to sickness (physically unfit for war service-failing eyesight) 30th January 1916, Silver War Badge number 66460, records show him entitled to the 1914 Star, BWM and Victory Medal


Lot 6

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First World War pair of medals, 1914-1918 British War Medal and Victory Medal (19737 PTE. J. E. DALE. SUFF. R.) records show Private John Dale of the 7th Battalion the Suffolk Regiment entitled to the BWM and Victory Medal, he also served in the Royal Engineers with the rank of Pioneer and service numbers 251149 and W.R.23278


Lot 7

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First and Second World War Group of Medals, 1914-1918 British War Medal, Victory Medal (138171 SJT. W.J. FISHLEY R.A.)� and Defence Medal, together with a British Empire Medal (Civil Division) (WILLIAM JOHN FISHLEY), records show Sergeant William John Fishley of 409 Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery entitled to the BWM and Victory Medal, he was awarded the British Empire Medal on 13th June 1957 as General Consumer Service Inspector, South Western Gas Board


Lot 8

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First World War 1914-1918 British War Medal (F.21103 R.O. WILDE. A.C.1 R.N.A.S.), held in original cardboard issue box, records show Robert Osmand Wilde, born 1892 in Bradfield, Berkshire, a mechanic by trade, entitled to the BWM, he enlisted in the Royal Navy in 1916 for Hostilities Only with the rank of Aircraftman 2nd Class serving until 31st March 1918 when he was reengaged with the newly formed R.A.F. with the rank of Aircraftman 1st Class, inside the box with the medal is a typed letter 'My Dear Mother, I wish you a very happy birth-day, and I am very sorry I did not write to you before. I am also very sorry that I did not buy you a birth-day present but I will try to be a good boy. I will buy you a present for Christ-mas, Yours sincerely, Dallas Wilde, Your loving son'


Lot 9

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First World War grouping, 1914-1918 British War Medal, Victory Medal, (3367 GNR. J. DAVIES. R.A.) Certificate of employment During the War, Certificate of Transfer to the Reserve, Protection Certificate and Certificate of Identity, Soldiers Demobilization Account, all in the name of Gunner Davies of 143 Heavy Battery Royal Garrison Artillery, and a photograph believed to be John Davies in later years, records show Gunner, later Acting Bombardier, John Davies entitled to the BWM and Victory Medal, he also had the service number 294093, enlisted on 6th November 1915 and demobilized on 30th June 1919


Lot 10

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First World War British Victory Medal (CAPT. H.L. BRODIE) together with an officers rank star, the only reference we can find for an officer of this name is for Lieutenant H.L Brodie of the 44th Lincoln and Welland Regiment of the Canadian Expeditionary Force