Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (27 & 28 February 2019)

Dix Noonan Webb
16 Bolton St, Mayfair
W1J 8BQ London
United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 27.02.2019 - 28.02.2019

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The K.C.B. group of four awarded to Admiral Sir A. F. R. de Horsey, Royal Navy, who distinguished himself as Senior Officer on the Lakes of Canada during the Fenian disturbances of 1866-67, and was afterwards Commander-in-Chief in the Pacific and present in the Shah when, together with the Amethyst

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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The K.C.B., ‘Royal Yacht’ M.V.O. group of twelve awarded to Admiral the Hon. Sir V. A. Stanley, Royal Navy, who was Naval Attaché at St Petersburg 1905-08, and commended for services at Jutland when in command of H.M.S. Erin The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, K.C.B. (Military) Knight Commander’s

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A ‘Scinde’ 1843 C.B. group of three awarded to Colonel J. Lloyd, Bombay Artillery The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion’s breast badge, gold and enamel, hallmark date unclear, with swivel ring an wide suspension, with integral gold riband buckle; Ghuznee 1839 (Major John

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £3,200 - £3,600

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A Great War Mesopotamia operations C.B., C.I.E. group of seven awarded to Brigadier-General W. Ewbank, Royal Engineers The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion’s neck badge, silver-gilt and enamel; The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, C.I.E. Companion’s 3rd type neck

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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The impressive C.B., Great War D.S.O. and 1915 ‘French theatre’ M.C., ‘Old Contemptibles’ group of ten awarded to Air Vice-Marshal C. T. Maclean, Royal Fusiliers, Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force, who was credited with at least 1 enemy aircraft destroyed whilst serving with 25 Squadron

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A rare ‘Ashanti War’ C.M.G., Great War O.B.E. group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel D. K. McDowell, Royal Army Medical Corps, late Principal Medical Officer to the Ashanti Field Force at the relief of Kumassi The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, C.M.G., Companion’s breast

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £3,600 - £4,000

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A fine Great War C.M.G., C.B.E., D.S.O. group of nine awarded to Air Commodore D. Le G. Pitcher, No. 4 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, and 39th King George´s Own Central India Horse, ’One of the Pioneers of Flying in India’, who flew with the squadron which ‘on 19th August, 1914, shared R.F.C.’s first

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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The C.I.E. and Great War group of five awarded to Captain Frederick Williamson, Middlesex Regiment and Gurkha Rifles, later a distinguished Political Officer in Tibet, Sikkim and Bhutan The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, C.I.E., Companion’s 3rd type neck badge, gold and enamels, complete

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £2,400 - £2,800

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A fine and well documented 1937 ‘Coronation Honours’ C.V.O, Great War ‘Western Front’ D.S.O, M.C. and Second Award Bar group of thirteen awarded to Brigadier L. M. Gibbs, Coldstream Guards, who was wounded near Vermelles on 3 October 1915, and was four times Mentioned in Despatches The Royal

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A most unusual M.V.O. group of eleven awarded to Captain B. S. Green, Director of Music and Bandmaster of the Royal Marine Artillery Band, the official Band of the Royal Yacht The Royal Victorian Order, M.V.O., Member’s 5th Class breast badge, the reverse officially numbered ‘375’; Coronation 1902

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A C.B.E. group of five to Lieutenant-Colonel R. M. Daniel, Royal Garrison Artillery, who as a Captain in the British South Africa Police served at the Defence of Mafeking, latterly Resident Commissioner of the Bechuanaland Protectorate The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, C.B.E. (Civil

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,400

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A post-War ‘Civil Division’ C.B.E., Second War Home Guard ‘Military Division’ M.B.E. group of six awarded to Major E. Cawkell, Essex Home Guard, Late Honourable Artillery Company and Rifle Brigade 
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, C.B.E. (Civil) Commander’s 2nd type neck badge

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A civil C.B.E., Great War M.C. group of five awarded to Captain H. Brierley, Rifle Brigade, afterwards House Governor of the London Hospital The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, C.B.E. (Civil) Commander’s neck badge, silver-gilt and enamel, in Collingwood, London, case of issue; Military

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,400

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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An O.B.E. and gold Kaisar-i-Hind group of four awarded to Sir Alfred Pickford, Kt., Member of the Legislative Council of India and a Major in the Calcutta Light Horse The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Civil) Officer’s 2nd type breast badge, in its Royal Mint case of issue

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A post-War ‘Civil Division’ O.B.E. group of five awarded to R. E. France, Esq., Principal, India Office, late Coldstream Guards The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Civil) Officer’s 2nd type breast badge, silver-gilt, in Royal Mint case of issue; British War and Victory Medals

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £100 - £140

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A Great War ‘North Russia 1919’ M.B.E. group of seven awarded to Lieutenant and Quartermaster J. G. A. Forbes, Royal Army Medical Corps, who was subsequently deprived of his commission, had his M.B.E. cancelled and annulled, and forfeited his M.S.M. following his conviction by the Civil Powers in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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An inter-War M.B.E., Great War ‘1916’ M.S.M. group of eleven awarded to Lieutenant (Quartermaster) F. W. Price, Royal Army Service Corps The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 1st type breast badge, silver, hallmarks for London 1919; 1914 Star, with clasp (S-21925

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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An inter-war M.B.E. group of five awarded to Paymaster Commander H. S. Bradbrook, Royal Naval Reserve The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 1st type breast badge, silver, hallmarks for London 1924; 1914 Star (Asst. Payr. H. S. Bradbrook, R.N.R., Transport Staff

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £340 - £380

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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An inter-War M.B.E. group of eight awarded to Major D. A. Graham, Scottish Rifles The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; 1914 Star, with later slide clasp (5171 Sjt. D. A. Graham 5/Sco: Rif:); British War and Victory Medals (5171

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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An inter-War M.B.E. group of eight awarded to Captain C. F. W. Wates, 35th (First Surrey Rifles) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, Royal Engineers, late 21st Battalion London Regiment and Rifle Brigade The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A Second War M.B.E. group of seven awarded to Captain and temporary Major H. F. Kennaugh, South African Engineer Corps, who was wounded in Italy on 9 August 1944 The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £180 - £220

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A well-documented post-War ‘Palestine’ M.B.E. group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel J. B. Powell, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, who served in the Army Kinema Section in Palestine, and subsequently as Ordnance Executive Officer with the Control Commission for Germany The Most Excellent Order of the

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A Post-War M.B.E. group of seven awarded to Captain C. R. Ward, Royal Engineers The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £280 - £320

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A Great War D.S.O. group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel Noel Luxmoore, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment, later commanding the 2nd Manchesters in their famous V.C. action at Francilly-Selency in April 1917 when they captured a German battery of 77mm guns Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,800

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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An exceptional Great War 1914 ‘Cameroons’ D.S.O. group of four awarded to Captain E. E. Loch, Highland Light Infantry, attached 2nd Battalion, Nigeria Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force, who was originally recommended for the V.C.: post-war an explorer, he led an expedition in search of the

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £2,800 - £3,200

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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The outstanding Second World War ‘St Valery-en-Caux 1940’ D.S.O., ‘Waziristan 1924’ operations M.B.E., Great War ‘East Africa’ operations M.C. group of ten awarded to Major G. S. Johnson, 7th Battalion, The Royal Norfolk Regiment, late Indian Army, captured in June 1940 he remained a prisoner in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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The excessively rare Boer War C.S.C. pair awarded to Midshipman T. F. J. Livesey-Wardle, Royal Navy, for his gallantry at the Battle of Graspan, near Belmont, on 25 November 1900 - Wardle’s C.S.C. was one of only 8 ever awarded Conspicuous Service Cross, E.VII.R., silver, unnamed as issued

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A Great War 1915 ‘Gallipoli’ M.C. group of thirteen awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel and local Brigadier K. C. S. Erskine, Royal Gurkha Rifles, who was five times Mentioned in Despatches Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued; 1914-15 Star (Lt. K. C. S. Erskine, 1/5/Gurkha Rfls. F.F.); British War

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £1,600 - £2,000

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A Great War M.C. group of eight awarded to Major J. E. Fasken, Army Service Corps Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued; 1914 Star, with clasp (Capt. J. E. Fasken, A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Major J. E. Fasken); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Jubilee 1935

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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A Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Captain G. M. Shackel, Royal Sussex Regiment, who was decorated for his bravery as a Company Commander in the attack on Bois-en-Hache in April 1917, when he was wounded after his battalion went ‘over the top’ in a blizzard Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019