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Auction archive: Lot number 3

The Great War Military Medal group to Private Stanley Harrop

Estimate
£500 - £700
ca. US$665 - US$932
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 3

The Great War Military Medal group to Private Stanley Harrop

Estimate
£500 - £700
ca. US$665 - US$932
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

The Great War Military Medal group to Private Stanley Harrop, East Lancashire Regiment and Machine Gun Corps, comprising: M. M., George V (153557 PTE S. HARROP. 37/M.G.C.); British War and Victory Medals (38721 PTE. S. HARROP. E. LAN. R.), mounted for wearing (ribbons in the correct order, medals ordered: M.M., VM, BWM); with a ribbon bar bearing a second award rosette for the M.M.; a Divisional Gallantry Card, 2nd Division, congratulating the recipient (at this point in 2 Bn.) on 'his bravery and skill in carrying out a daring reconnaissance for machine gun positions near Behagnies August 25th, 1918'; together with a presentation wristwatch, the 9 carat gold case inscribed 'Presented to Stanley Harrop by St Andrews Church and School in Commemoration of his winning the Military Medal, European War 1914-1918. M.M. with official correction to regimental number, otherwise all good very fine, watch not running and lacks strap. Military Medal L.G. 24/01/1919 (Amended 17/06/1919) Second award not verifiable. The unit diary for the 25th August 1918 does not name this man, but describes the advance in this area and note that "the advance of the machine gun section was most ably carried out..........the conduct of all ranks during the operation was beyond praise" Read more »

Auction archive: Lot number 3
Auction:
Datum:
22 Nov 2017
Auction house:
Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd
Castle Street 51-61
Salisbury Wiltshire, SP1 3SU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)1722 424500
+44 (0)1722 424508
Beschreibung:

The Great War Military Medal group to Private Stanley Harrop, East Lancashire Regiment and Machine Gun Corps, comprising: M. M., George V (153557 PTE S. HARROP. 37/M.G.C.); British War and Victory Medals (38721 PTE. S. HARROP. E. LAN. R.), mounted for wearing (ribbons in the correct order, medals ordered: M.M., VM, BWM); with a ribbon bar bearing a second award rosette for the M.M.; a Divisional Gallantry Card, 2nd Division, congratulating the recipient (at this point in 2 Bn.) on 'his bravery and skill in carrying out a daring reconnaissance for machine gun positions near Behagnies August 25th, 1918'; together with a presentation wristwatch, the 9 carat gold case inscribed 'Presented to Stanley Harrop by St Andrews Church and School in Commemoration of his winning the Military Medal, European War 1914-1918. M.M. with official correction to regimental number, otherwise all good very fine, watch not running and lacks strap. Military Medal L.G. 24/01/1919 (Amended 17/06/1919) Second award not verifiable. The unit diary for the 25th August 1918 does not name this man, but describes the advance in this area and note that "the advance of the machine gun section was most ably carried out..........the conduct of all ranks during the operation was beyond praise" Read more »

Auction archive: Lot number 3
Auction:
Datum:
22 Nov 2017
Auction house:
Woolley and Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd
Castle Street 51-61
Salisbury Wiltshire, SP1 3SU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)1722 424500
+44 (0)1722 424508
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