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South African War 1899 1902: South African War Veterans Association badge

South African War 1899 1902: South African War Veterans Association badge

A gilt & enamel lapel badge

Obverse: In centre the symbols of the Boer Republics, viz an 'Orange Tree' and below a Boer 'Trekkers' Wagon. The enamelled sections in Blue, Orange & Red enamels ( colours of the Boer Republics) with gilt legends within

Reverse: Uniface except for fob lapel fitting & impressed with makers marks for 'Fenwick Birm'

Dimensi... read more

Code: 21517

50.00 GBP

Natal Medal 1906. No clasp (Tpr J A Pretorious Klip River Reserves)

Natal Medal 1906. No clasp (Tpr J A Pretorious Klip River Reserves)

The recipient was by ethnicity a Boer 'Afrikaner', who served as Trooper with the Klip River Reserves during the Zulu 'Bambatha' Rebellion of 1906

Reference 'British Battles and Medal' (Seventh edition, 2006), it is estimated that a total of 9,979 medals were awarded, 8,045 with the clasp and 1,934 without the clasp. Only 62 x Natal Medals, all without clasp, were awarded to the ... read more

Code: 21516

250.00 GBP

1914 Star. With contemporary tailors dated clasp (6665 Pte W. Sommerville, 2/R Sc Fus.)

1914 Star. With contemporary tailors dated clasp (6665 Pte W. Sommerville, 2/R Sc Fus.)

Killed-in-Action: Private William Sommerville, 2nd Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, was killed-in-action on 22 October 1914, during the First Battle of Ypres, in the phase of the action fought in defence of the Belgian town of Langemarck,

Medal Verification: The medal verified per the respective 1914 Star Medal Roll of 2nd Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers (ref WO 329/2442), where... read more

Code: 21515

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1914 Star. No clasp (No.3820 L.Nk. Jite Gurung, 2/8/Gurkha Rfls.)

1914 Star. No clasp (No.3820 L.Nk. Jite Gurung, 2/8/Gurkha Rfls.)

Killed-in-Action: Rifleman Jite Gurung 2nd Battalion 8th Gurkha Rifles confirmed Killed-in-Action, at the Battle of Festubert, France, 30 October 1914

Festubert: 2/8 GR had barely been in France two weeks (they had disembarked at Marseilles on 14 October 1914), when they took their position in the 'Front-Line' at the Festubert on 29 October 1914, the eve preceding their bloody ba... read more

Code: 21514

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General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (28081 Sep. Shiv Singh, 9 Bn., F.F.R.)

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (28081 Sep. Shiv Singh, 9 Bn., F.F.R.)

Important: The only 'Infantry' units of the British Empire to serve in French Indochina (Vietnam) and fight against the Viet-Minh in the period 1945-46, were British & Indian Officers, together with Indian & Gurkha VCO's & 'Other Ranks' of the British Indian Army. All of the British Indian Army infantry units to serve in French Indochina had hitherto served in the Burma campaign fighting the Im... read more

Code: 21513

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General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (28734 L/Nk. Mohan Lal, 14 Bn., F.F. Rif.)

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (28734 L/Nk. Mohan Lal, 14 Bn., F.F. Rif.)

Important: The only 'Infantry' units of the British Empire to serve in French Indochina (Vietnam) and fight against the Viet-Minh in the period 1945-46, were British & Indian Officers, together with Indian & Gurkha VCO's & 'Other Ranks' of the British Indian Army. All of the British Indian Army infantry units to serve in French Indochina had hitherto served in the Burma campaign fighting the Im... read more

Code: 21512

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General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (20802 Sep. Dewan Chand, 4 Bn., Dogra R.)

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (20802 Sep. Dewan Chand, 4 Bn., Dogra R.)

Important: The only 'Infantry' units of the British Empire to serve in French Indochina (Vietnam) and fight against the Viet-Minh in the period 1945-46, were British & Indian Officers, together with Indian & Gurkha VCO's & 'Other Ranks' of the British Indian Army. All of the British Indian Army infantry units to serve in French Indochina had hitherto served in the Burma campaign fighting the Im... read more

Code: 21511

125.00 GBP

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (10561 Rfn. Banwa Singh Negi, 1 Bn., R. Garh. Rif.)

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (10561 Rfn. Banwa Singh Negi, 1 Bn., R. Garh. Rif.)

Wounded-in-Action: Rifleman Banwa Singh Negi is confirmed in the Regimental Casualty Register of 18th Royal Garhwal Rifles, as being 'Wounded-in-Action' in Burma on 6 May 1944 (during Burma Campaign III)

Note: A soft copy of the respective casualty register entry page will be forwarded for reference to the buyer

The recipient was an Indian of Garhwali ethnicty & t... read more

Code: 21510

125.00 GBP

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (FG/56 Barber Dasandiram Dogra, 3-9 G.R.)

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 (FG/56 Barber Dasandiram Dogra, 3-9 G.R.)

Note: 3rd Battalion 9th Gurkha Rifles was one of 4 x Gurkha Battalions of the British Indian Army- and the only battalions of the Indian Army to be selected - to serve in the second CHINDIT FORCE during Operation Thursday, Burma 1944

Victoria Cross Battalion: Of the 4 x Victoria Crosses awarded to the Chindits Second Expedition 'Operation Thursday', no less then 3 x were awarded ... read more

Code: 21509

145.00 GBP

British Armed Forces: Royal Army Medical College. Parkes Memorial Medal. Gold Medal (Silver gilt) (Surg Lt Cdr W D McNicoll RN 1978)

British Armed Forces: Royal Army Medical College. Parkes Memorial Medal. Gold Medal (Silver gilt) (Surg Lt Cdr W D McNicoll RN 1978)

Sold together with plush leatherette hinged 'John Pinches London' case of issue

Metal: Silver gilt

Weight: 81g

Dimension: 51mm

Obverse: Portrait bust of Sir Edmund Alexander Parkes. With legend 'Edmund Alexander Parkes' and below the dates 'B. 1819 - d. 1876'

Reverse: A Laurel Wreath with central inscription on 3 x lines... read more

Code: 21508

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