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Auction archive: Lot number 5

*The Military Cross group of medals to Captain Ralph Daniel Flunder

Estimate
£500 - £600
ca. US$665 - US$798
Price realised:
£950
ca. US$1,265
Auction archive: Lot number 5

*The Military Cross group of medals to Captain Ralph Daniel Flunder

Estimate
£500 - £600
ca. US$665 - US$798
Price realised:
£950
ca. US$1,265
Beschreibung:

*The Military Cross group of medals to Captain Ralph Daniel Flunder, Canadian Infantry and Cheshire Regiment: M.C., George V, with second award bar (see footnote); 1914-15 Star (13231 PTE R.D. FLUNDER. 5/CAN: INF:); British War Medal and Victory Medal (CAPTAIN R.D. FLUNDER.); France: Croix de Guerre; offered together with:a 1939-45 Star, Africa Star with 8th Army bar, Italy Star, France and Germany Star with oak leaf, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, British War Medal 1939-45; a mounted set of dress miniatures representing the foregoing medals, and including: 1914 Star and Bar, I.G.S. with clasp North West Frontier 1936-37, Coronation Medal 1911, U.S. Legion of Merit, and Belgian Croix de Guerre. Medals about very fine or nearly so, ribbons and mountings deranged and tatty. Nb: Confirmed entitlement is to a single M.C., a 1914-15 Star trio, and the French Croix de Guerre. Military Cross: L.G. 04/10/19. He commanded a battalion during the operations (near Menin, on 14th, 15th and 16th October, 1918, with great skill and gallantry. His thorough organisation and the perfect handling of his men at the start ensured success. The complete confidence which he inspired in his men contributed very largely to the success of the operations. Second award not confirmed. Left the British Army in 1921, returned to Quebec, later becomes a U.S. citizen. Entitlement to the miniature medals from the I.G.S. onward is not only unconfirmed but unlikely. Read more »

Auction archive: Lot number 5
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 Military Cross group of medals to Captain Ralph Daniel Flunder, Canadian Infantry and Cheshire Regiment: M.C., George V, with second award bar (see footnote); 1914-15 Star (13231 PTE R.D. FLUNDER. 5/CAN: INF:); British War Medal and Victory Medal (CAPTAIN R.D. FLUNDER.); France: Croix de Guerre; offered together with:a 1939-45 Star, Africa Star with 8th Army bar, Italy Star, France and Germany Star with oak leaf, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, British War Medal 1939-45; a mounted set of dress miniatures representing the foregoing medals, and including: 1914 Star and Bar, I.G.S. with clasp North West Frontier 1936-37, Coronation Medal 1911, U.S. Legion of Merit, and Belgian Croix de Guerre. Medals about very fine or nearly so, ribbons and mountings deranged and tatty. Nb: Confirmed entitlement is to a single M.C., a 1914-15 Star trio, and the French Croix de Guerre. Military Cross: L.G. 04/10/19. He commanded a battalion during the operations (near Menin, on 14th, 15th and 16th October, 1918, with great skill and gallantry. His thorough organisation and the perfect handling of his men at the start ensured success. The complete confidence which he inspired in his men contributed very largely to the success of the operations. Second award not confirmed. Left the British Army in 1921, returned to Quebec, later becomes a U.S. citizen. Entitlement to the miniature medals from the I.G.S. onward is not only unconfirmed but unlikely. Read more »

Auction archive: Lot number 5
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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