Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (8 & 9 May 2019)

Dix Noonan Webb
16 Bolton St, Mayfair
W1J 8BQ London
United Kingdom
[email protected] · +44 (0)20 7016 1700 · +44 (0)20 7016 1799

Date of the auction: 08.05.2019 - 09.05.2019

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‘I would like to add that in the vacation of Colonel Nicholson for other service, the British South Africa Police were deprived of a man whose valuable service to that Force, and in Rhodesia during the critical period of the South African War, was then, and remains to the present day, unsurpassed in

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A Great War C.B. group of seven awarded to Major-General Sir E. A. Walker, Indian Medical Service, a prisoner of war after the siege of Kut-al-Amara, he was later Director of Medical Services in India and made a K.C.I.E. in 1938 The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion’s neck

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A rare ‘Military Division’ C.B., R.R.C., Order of St. John group of seven awarded to Air Commandant B. M. Ducat-Amos, Princess Mary’s Royal Air Force Nursing Service, who served as Queen’s Honorary Nursing Sister, 1972-78 The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion’s neck badge

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £2,400 - £2,800

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A fine Second-War C.B.E., Great War ‘Western Front’ D.S.O. and Second Award Bar group of eleven awarded to Colonel E. P. Lloyd, Lincolnshire Regiment, attached Northumberland Fusiliers, who was wounded three times and Mentioned in Despatches five times. The Most Excellent Order of the British

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £2,600 - £3,000

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A Second World War ‘Civil’ C.B.E. group of six awarded to Captain H. J. Lowe, Army Veterinary Corps, later Director of Veterinary Services, Tanganyika Territory The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, C.B.E. (Civil) Commander’s 2nd type neck badge, silver-gilt and enamel, with full and

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A Great War ‘Western Front’ D.S.O. and ‘capture of Ponchaux October 1918’ Bar group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel H. I. Storey, Devonshire Regiment Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R., with Second Award Bar, silver-gilt and enamel, with integral top riband bar; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A good Great War 1915 ‘Battle of Festubert’ D.S.O. group of four awarded to Captain J. F. P. Nash, Canadian Infantry, who served with Lord Strathcona’s Horse in South Africa during the Boer War, receiving a dated Q.S.A., and was killed in action on the Western Front on 23 April 1916 Distinguished

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,400

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A scarce Great War ‘Defence of Kut-al-Amarah’ D.S.O. group of five awarded to Major Edward Milford, 76th Punjabis Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel, with integral top riband bar; 1914-15 Star (Maj. E. Milford, 76/Punjabis.); British War and Victory Medals (Maj E. Milford

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,400

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A Great War ‘Archangel, North Russia’ D.S.O. group of nine awarded to Brigadier D. J. M. Campion, Royal Artillery Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel, obverse centre depressed, with integral top riband bar; 1914-15 Star (Capt. D. J. M. Campion. R.G.A.); British War and

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £1,600 - £2,000

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A Great War Military Division O.B.E. group of seven awarded to Brigadier H. B. B. Butler, Royal Army Service Corps, twice Mentioned in Despatches during both World Wars The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1919; 1914

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £240 - £280

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A Great War O.B.E. group of five awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel F. J. S. Lowry, Indian Staff Corps, late 29th Bombay Infantry The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, hallmarked London 1919; India General Service 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A Great War Military Division O.B.E. group of six awarded to Captain W. F. Watson, Army Service Corps The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1919; 1914-15 Star (2. Lieut. W. F. Watson. A.S.C.); British War

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £180 - £220

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A Second War ‘1941’ O.B.E., Great War 1918 ‘French theatre’ M.C. group of eleven awarded to Colonel R. W. W. Hills, Royal Indian Army Service Corps, late Royal Army Service Corps and Royal Fusiliers. He was mentioned in despatches for the Great War, as well as for the North West Frontier where he

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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The Second World War O.B.E. group of nine awarded to Paymaster Captain W. J. G. Prophit, Royal Navy, who served in the cruiser Aurora 1940-43, better known to the Italians as the “Silver Phantom”, whose ships she regularly sent to the bottom of the Mediterranean The Most Excellent Order of the

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A Second War O.B.E. group of three awarded to Captain S. G. Dixon, Canadian Army Pay Corps 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 (Capt. S. G. Dixon.) very fine (3

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £180 - £220

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A post-war Military Division O.B.E. group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel G. O. B. Marc, Royal Army Ordnance Corps The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 2nd type breast badge, silver-gilt; 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £160 - £200

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A fine Military Division O.B.E. and campaign medal combination group of nine awarded Lieutenant-Colonel (Quarter Master) H. J. F. Munro, Royal Engineers, who served for nearly eight years as Warrant Officer Class I, and was M.I.D. for operations in post-war Palestine The Most Excellent Order of the

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £460 - £500

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A fine O.B.E., Second World War ‘1941’ Sidi Rezegh operations M.C. group of nine awarded to Colonel N. M. H. Wall, 3rd Hussars, late 7th Hussars, who served for six months as Brigade Major to the “Desert Rats” in North Africa: the ferocious battle for Sidi Rezegh in November 1941 resulted in the

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,400

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A post-war Civil Division O.B.E. group of seven awarded to Major H. E. Whaley, Coldstream Guards, late Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and Royal Field Artillery The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Civil) Officer’s 2nd type breast badge, silver-gilt; Queen’s South Africa

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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An O.B.E. group of seven awarded to Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police F. A. Fielding, Federation of Malaya Police The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Civil) Officer’s 2nd type breast badge, silver-gilt; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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The unique ‘British Naval Mission to Greece’ M.B.E. group of ten awarded to Acting Warrant Armourer F. J. Carter, Royal Navy, who first saw action in the Dongola Expedition in 1896; subsequently appointed an honorary Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Hellenic Navy, he was present at assorted battles and

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £2,800 - £3,200

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A Great War M.B.E., K.P.M. pair awarded to Chief Superintendent Alexander Bruce, Bristol City Police The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 1st type breast badge, hallmarked London 1919; King’s Police Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (Alexander Bruce, Ch. Supt. & Ch. Clerk

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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An M.B.E., Great War D.C.M. group of seven awarded to 1st Class Staff Sergeant Major A. J. Ryan, Army Service Corps, late Suffolk Regiment The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 1st type breast badge, silver, hallmarks for London 1919; Distinguished Conduct Medal

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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The Second World War ‘Middle East service’ M.B.E., R.R.C. group of nine awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel Mildred Elizabeth Harris, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service and Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A Second War ‘Home Guard’ M.B.E. group of eight awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel H. L. H. Cremer, Cadet Forces, late Kent Home Guard and 1/4th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; 1914-15 Star

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £260 - £300

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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An unattributed Second World War M.B.E. group of seven to a member of the Sudan Defence Force The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; Khedive’s Sudan 1910-21, 2nd issue, no clasp, unnamed as issued; Sudan Defence Force General Service

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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An M.B.E., A.R.R.C. group of seven awarded to Matron Miss May E. Ball, Princess Mary’s Royal Air Force Nursing Service, late Queen Mary’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type shoulder badge, silver, on lady’s

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A post-war Military Division M.B.E. group of six awarded to Major Quarter Master V. H. S. Martin, Honourable Artillery Company, late Regimental Quarter Master Sergeant, Grenadier Guards The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; Defence

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £360 - £400

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A post-war Military Division M.B.E. group of eight awarded to Warrant Officer J. W. Mason, Royal Air Force The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine (564241 L.A.C. J. W. Mason. R.A.F

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £200 - £240

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019

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A post-War ‘Civil Division’ M.B.E. group of five awarded to Captain E. T. Clark, Royal Berkshire Regiment The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver, with Royal Mint case of issue; 1939-45 Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £140 - £180

Date: 8 May 2019 - 9 May 2019