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India General Service 1854-95, 2 clasps, Bhootan, North West Frontier (Sepoy Suntea Thappa, 66th or Goorkha Regt.)

Note: Upper clasp attached by rivets. With small 'Bazaar Wallah' silver test mark on rim

Recipient was a Sepoy (Rifleman) serving with the 66th or Goorkha Regiment of the Indian Army

In 1881 this Gurkha regiment was retitled 1st Gurkha (Rifle) Regiment

Condition: VF

Code: 16141Price: 345.00 GBP


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China Medal 1857-1860. With 3 x clasps, 'Fatshan 1857', 'Canton 1857' ' & 'Taku Forts 1858'

Un-named as issued to Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel

An impressive multi-clasp campaign medals for the second 'Opium War'

Condition: GVF

Code: 18577Price: 495.00 GBP


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Afghanistan Medal 1878-80. With 2 x clasps 'Ali Musjid' 'Kabul' (Subr. Roop Singh Lama, 4th Goorkha Regt.)

Important: Recipient was a Native Officer, holding the appointment rank of 'Subadar' while serving with the 4th Goorkha Regiment

The 4th Goorkha Regiment was restyled the 4th Gurkha (Rifle) Regiment in 1891; 4th Gurkha Rifles in 1901 and as 4th Prince of Wales's Own Gurkha Rifles in 1924. The regiment continues to serve in the Indian Army today as the 4th Gorkha Rifles

Condition: GVF

Code: 14895Price: 475.00 GBP


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India General Service Medal 1895-1902. , Silver issue with clasp 'Relief of Chitral 1895' (2896 Pte. J. Milne 1st. Bn. Gord: Highrs.)

Important: Medal and clasp verified as entitled and issued per respective campaign medal roll of 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders (Ref WO 100/78) compiled and signed at Gharial, India, 1 July 1896

James Milne was a native of Turriff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, where he was born circa 1869. By trade a 'Farm Servant' he was 18 years of age when he enlisted for the British Army, at Keith, Banffshire, Scotland, on 12 December 1887. hE served his entire military career with his local regiment, the Gordon Highlanders, serving overseas as under;

- Ceylon: 29/12/1890 - 03/01/1892 (1 Year 6 Days)
- India: 04/01/1892 - 03/01/1896 (4 Years)
- South Africa: 09/11/1899 - 19/06/1900 (264 Days)

When the South African War began, James Milne was serving on the Army Reserve, and was recalled to 'The Colours' for overseas service with his old regiment. For his services in South Africa he received a Queens South Africa Medal with 2 clasps 'Orange Free State' & 'Cape Colony'. He took his final discharge from the British Army on 27 April 1901

Sold together with copied extract page from above referenced IGS 1895 medal roll

Condition: About EF

Code: 18371Price:


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India General Service Medal 1895-1902. Victoria silver issue with 3 x clasps 'Punjab Frontier 1897-98' 'Samana 1897-98' & 'Tirah 1897-98' (685 Bugle Major Maniram Bura 2d. Bn. 4th. Gurkhas)

Recipient was a Bugle Major serving with 2nd Battalion 4th Gurkha Rifles

Bugle Major was a unique appointment held by only one member of the regiment at any particular time

A scarce and desirable rank and medal clasp combination to the 4th Gurkha Rifles

Condition: Very Fine

Code: 17459Price: 375.00 GBP


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Egypt: Khedives Sudan Medal 1896-1908. Silver issue with clasp 'Nyam-Nyam'

Un-named as issued

The clasp was awarded in respect of the punitive expedition mounted in 1905 against the 'Zande' or 'Nyam-Nyam' tribe in the Bahr-el-Ghazal province

Note: No regiments of the British Army deployed on this expedition, other then British Officers and NCO's serving on attachment, with the native regiments of the Egyptian Army including several Sudanese infantry battalions

Condition: About GVF

Code: 18349Price: 195.00 GBP


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British North Borneo Company's Medal 1897-1916. Silver issue with clasp 'Rundum'

An original 'Spink & Co' struck medal. Un-named as issued

Important: Reference 'British Battles & Medals' (Spink, 7th edition 2006), extant records held by 'Spink' show that only 98 x silver medals with clasp 'Rundum' were issued for this punitive expedition carried out in 1915-1916, during the era of the Great War. The 'Rundum Expedition' was led by Mr A.W.I. Bunbury, who together with a few European officers led a force of 110 native 'All-Ranks'. Additionally a few single 'Rundum' clasps were struck and issued loose for attachment to medals already held by a few recipients who had prior qualified and received a medal for an earlier campaign

Rare

Condition: About EF

Code: 18372Price:


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Africa General Service Medal 1902. EdVII silver issue with clasp 'Somaliland 1902-04' (2054 Sapr. Poshati Shiuram. 17 Coy 3rd S & M.)

Important: Medal and clasp verified as entitled per the respective campaign medal roll of the 3rd Sappers and Miners (Ref WO 100/101) which was compiled and signed at Kirkee Cantonment, Poona, Bombay Presidency on 10 August 1905

Recipient was a an Indian soldier of the Hindu faith serving with 17th Company of the 3rd (Bombay) Sappers & Miners

Condition: Cleaned VF

Code: 18346Price: 175.00 GBP


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Queens South Africa Medal 1899-1902. Silver issue with clasp 'Cape Colony' (1075 Pte C.J. Pether C.I.V.)

Important: Medal and single clasp verified as entitled per the respective campaign medal roll of the City of London Imperial Volunteers (Ref WO 100/231) which was compiled at 'The Depot, Guildhall', on 16 May 1901

Claude James Pether, son of Edwin and Sarah Ann Pether, was a native of Romford, Middlesex, England, where he was born on 22 March 1880. The 1901 National Census for England & Wales shows him employed as a 'Jewellers Porter' and then residing with his parents and siblings at 99 Grove Road, Walthamstow, Essex, England

Sometime after returning from the South African War - after 1901, and before 1911 - Claude migrated to Canada, and is recorded as having died at the Western Hospital, York, Toronto, on 16 may 1943. At the time of his death, Calude's residence was recorded at 122 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario. He had been employed as a 'Baggage Master' with the Canadian National Railway

Condition: Toned GVF

Code: 18576Price:


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Queens South Africa Medal 1899-1902. Silver issue with clasp 'Relief of Ladysmith' (1786 Tpr: T. D. Hester. Natal Police)

Important:Trooper T . D. Hester, Natal Police, is verified as being entitled to a single clasp Queens South Africa Medal per the respective campign medla roll of the Natal Police (ref WO 100/261), compiled and signed at Pietermaritzburg on 8 September 1901. Under the remarks in the same medal roll it is shown that Trooper Hester took his discharge from the force on 26 January 1901

Sold together with copied research verification, confirming above details

The medal mounted in the court-style for display

A scarce seen confirmed single battle clasp on the QSA

Condition: GVF

Code: 18575Price: 175.00 GBP

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