1914-15 Trio & GV Territorial Force Efficiency Medal
To- 2-LIEUT / LIEUT.J.M.ANDREW.R.F.A (trio)
James.M.Andrew was awarded his T.F.E.M in army order 101 dated 1-4-1914 & went on to be commissioned in to the Royal Field Artillery in 1914. He first landed in France on the 18th of September 1915 & applied for his medals in 1922 whilst living in Kirkcaldy.
NEF & swing mounted as worn. Complete with MIC details & medal roll details
GVIR 1st type N.G.S 1915-1962 with Palestine 1936-39 clasp, 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Burma Star with Pacific Clasp, Italy Star, 1939-45 War Medal & GVIR 2nd type RN LS&GC
Cpl on the N.G.S & C-SJT on the LS&GC
NEF & swing mounted as worn.
GVR 2nd type IGS 1908 with North West Frontier 1930-31 clasp, 1939-45 Star, 1939-45 War Medal & GVIR 2nd type Regular Army LS&GC
The recipient served with the 2nd battalion in India & was serving with the 2nd battalion during the Fall of France & Dunkirk evacuations. He was captured & taken prisoner of war whilst serving as a QM.SGT. He became P.O.W number 7360 at Stalag 344 at Lambinowice, Poland.The award of his LS&GC was published in army order 101 dated 25-12-42 whilst the recipient was in captivity.
NEF & mounted as worn. Complete with 22 original photographs of the recipient & his comrades.Including ten that are stamped in ink to the reverse by Stalagg XX1B.Along with copy medal roll & P.O.W roll details.
QSA 1899-1902 With clasps for Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal & South Africa 1901, 1914 Mons star trio, WW2 Defence & War Medals To- 3459.PTE.A.ROBERTSON.3-GORD.HIGHRS
Alexander Robertson served with the 3rd Gordon Highlanders in South Africa as part of the 22nd mounted infantry. He first landed in France 14-8-14 serving with the 2nd battalion of the Highland Light Infantry & is entitled to the August to November clasp to his 1914. He went on to serve with the Machine Gun Corps as a Company Serjeant Major with service number10213,
NEF/GVF & swing mounted as worn. The QSA is a official replacement with a fixed suspender as issued in 1928. Complete with medal roll details for the QSA which confirm the replacement issue & both MIC & medal roll details for the trio which confirm the recipients entitlement to the August to November 1914 clasp to the 1914 star. However the clasp is missing from the ribbon of the 1914 star. The recipients WW2 service is unresearched
IGS 1854 With Wasiristan 1894-5 clasp, QSA 1899-1902 with clasps for Natal, Orange Free State & Transvaal & 1914-15 trio
To- 2870.PTE.J.MATTERSON.BORD.R (Victorian)
& 6274.PTE.J.MATTERSON.BORD.R (Trio)
Joseph Matterson was born in Gosforth, Egremont, Cumberland & joined the Border Regiment age 21 at Cockermouth in 1889. He served with both the 1st & 2nd battalions of the regiment at home & abroad and was discharged in 1902 after 12 years service. He was recalled for service with the 2nd battalion in 1914 & first landed in France 26-11-1914.He was discharged with a silver war badge due to being unfit for further service 6-7-1915 age 46.He died as a army pensioner living in Cockermouth 31-1-1947
The first three medals in the group are official replacements issued in 1918 & are impressed in the same style as the great war medals & as such the QSA & KSA have fixed non swivel suspenders of the type used on the British War Medal.
NEF/GVF & Complete with copy service papers, medal roll details & MIC details
Egypt & Sudan medal with undated reverse & El-Teb clasp & 1884 dated Khedives Star
To- 779.PTE.R.HIRST.1/ YORK & LANC.R
Richard Hirst was born in Wakefield & was a 21 year old coal miner serving with the West Yorkshire Volunteer Artillery when he enlisted in to the York & Lancaster Regiment in Barnsley 23-8-1877. He served in the East Indies from January 1878 to February 1884 & then spent 30 days in Egypt & Sudan between 28-2-1884 & 28-3-1884. He returned to the East Indies for 24 days before returning to England for 50 days prior to being medically discharged at Netley due to dementia.
EF & Complete with both copy service papers & medal roll details.
WW1 Pair & GVIR Board of Trade 1st type Rocket Apparatus long service medal
John McArthur was born on the island of Islay in the Hebrides on Christmas day 1889. He joined the Royal Naval Reserve in 1917 & served onboard HMS Wallington.He left the RNR in 1919 & went on to serve with the Rocket Apparatus for the Board of trade. He was awarded the long service medal sometime between 1937 & the change of reverse wording in 1942.
NEF/GVF with mint original silk ribbons for the WW1 pair & the case of issue for the Board of trade medal. Complete with copy RNR service records.
QSA 1899-1902 With clasps for Defence of Ladysmith, Laing's Nek & Belfast, K.S.A 1901-1902 with clasps for South Africa 1901 & South Africa 1902
NEF/GVF with eks to the QSA & complete with medal roll details
Frank Stansfield was born in Burnley & lived on Osborne Grove in Reddley,Burnley when he was commissioned in to the 1/5th battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment.He was killed in action serving on Gallipoli 31-5-1915.He is buried in twelve tree copse cemetery on Gallipoli & is recorded by the C.W.G.C as the late son of John & Emily Stansfield of Osborne Grove, Burnley.His medals were issued to his father in 1922. His photo was published in the Burnley Express 9-6-1915.The local paper states he was 26 when KIA & the CWGC state he was 24?
NEF & Complete with MIC details along with details from O.D.G.W & the C.W.G.C.
Frederick Chadwick first landed in France 28-6-1915 serving with the 1/4th battalion of the South Lancashire Regiment. He was renumbered as 200906 & sadly killed in action in France & Flanders 10-4-1918.He was born & enlisted in Warrington & having no known grave is commemorated on the Loos Memorial.He is recorded by the C.W.G.C as the late 25 year old son of Joseph & Ellen Chadwick of 22 Jockey Street, Warrington & the late husband of Lily Chadwick of 58 Wellington Street, Warrington.
NEF & Complete with MIC details along with details from both S.D.G.W & the C.W.G.C
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