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Auction archive: Lot number 32

A Second War ‘Burma operations’ M.B.E

Estimate
£400 - £500
ca. US$517 - US$647
Price realised:
£550
ca. US$711
Auction archive: Lot number 32

A Second War ‘Burma operations’ M.B.E

Estimate
£400 - £500
ca. US$517 - US$647
Price realised:
£550
ca. US$711
Beschreibung:

A Second War ‘Burma operations’ M.B.E. group of seven awarded to Captain the Reverend T. Walters, Indian Ecclesiastical Establishment, attached HQ 14 Indian Division, who was five times Mentioned in Despatches The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Indian Independence Medal 1947 (IEE-160170 Rev. T. Walters, I.E.E.), mounted as worn, generally very fine or better (7) £400-£500 Footnote M.B.E. London Gazette 8 June 1944: ‘For devotion to duty of a very high order. Both in action in Arrakan and in the present location of the 14 Indian Division he has been untiring in his work in connection with the spiritual and moral welfare of the Division. He has sympathy and commands a very high measure of respect throughout the Division. His sermons are consistently very good indeed and he fills his church to capacity at all voluntary services. His work has had a very marked effect on the morale of this Division and has been of very great value to the Divisional Commander.’ Thomas Walters was born in August 1916 at Merthyr Tydfil and served during the Second World War as a Chaplain to the Forces in both the Middle East and Burma, being five times Mentioned in Despatches (London Gazette 8 July 1941, 30 December 1941, 10 January 1946, 9 May 1946, and 19 September 1946). Post-War Walters is shown listed in a passenger list, May 1957, as travelling to South Africa as a Missionary with his wife and three children. Their home address was given as 10 Preston Avenue, Newport.

Auction archive: Lot number 32
Auction:
Datum:
15 Oct 2020
Auction house:
Dix Noonan Webb
16 Bolton St, Mayfair
London, W1J 8BQ
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 7016 1700
+44 (0)20 7016 1799
Beschreibung:

A Second War ‘Burma operations’ M.B.E. group of seven awarded to Captain the Reverend T. Walters, Indian Ecclesiastical Establishment, attached HQ 14 Indian Division, who was five times Mentioned in Despatches The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Indian Independence Medal 1947 (IEE-160170 Rev. T. Walters, I.E.E.), mounted as worn, generally very fine or better (7) £400-£500 Footnote M.B.E. London Gazette 8 June 1944: ‘For devotion to duty of a very high order. Both in action in Arrakan and in the present location of the 14 Indian Division he has been untiring in his work in connection with the spiritual and moral welfare of the Division. He has sympathy and commands a very high measure of respect throughout the Division. His sermons are consistently very good indeed and he fills his church to capacity at all voluntary services. His work has had a very marked effect on the morale of this Division and has been of very great value to the Divisional Commander.’ Thomas Walters was born in August 1916 at Merthyr Tydfil and served during the Second World War as a Chaplain to the Forces in both the Middle East and Burma, being five times Mentioned in Despatches (London Gazette 8 July 1941, 30 December 1941, 10 January 1946, 9 May 1946, and 19 September 1946). Post-War Walters is shown listed in a passenger list, May 1957, as travelling to South Africa as a Missionary with his wife and three children. Their home address was given as 10 Preston Avenue, Newport.

Auction archive: Lot number 32
Auction:
Datum:
15 Oct 2020
Auction house:
Dix Noonan Webb
16 Bolton St, Mayfair
London, W1J 8BQ
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 7016 1700
+44 (0)20 7016 1799
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