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Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

ORIGINAL AND EMOTIVE COLLECTION OF WW1 ITEMS PERTAINING TO CAPTAIN PERCIVAL SPURGEON. DIED OF WOUNDS 18th MAY 1918. WW1 BRONZE MEMORIAL / DEATH PLAQUE NAMED TO ” PERCIVAL SPURGEON “. PAPER ENVELOPE SENT FROM C. (PLAQUE SECTION), ROYAL ARSENAL, LONDON, S. ADDRESSED TO MRS E. SPURGEON, HEATH COTTAGE, CHARMINSTER, BOURNMOUTH. WW1 WAR MEDAL AND VICTORY MEDAL CORRECTLY NAMED TO CAPT. ORIGINAL BOXES OF ISSUE. WW1 MEMORIAL SCROLL IN ORIGINAL TUBE NAMED TO ” CAPTAIN PERCIVAL SPURGEON, ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS, ATT, ROYAL WEST SURREY REGIMENT “. ORIGINAL LETTER WRITTEN TO MRS SPURGEON (WIFE) BY 11446 SERGEANT J SMITH, 1 PLATOON, A COY, 7th Bn ROYAL WEST SURREY REGIMENT. SEVEN PAGES LONG AND WRITTEN IN PENCIL. DESCRIBES CAPTAIN SPURGEON`S FINAL HOURS. THE BATTALION MOVED UP TO THE TRENCHES, YOUR HUSBAND AND MYSELF WAS LEFT OUT, WE WERE TOGETHER UNTIL WE WERE WARNED TO JOIN OUR COY UP THE LINE. WE STARTED OFF FROM WHERE WE WERE STAYING ALL GOING WELL YOUR HUSBAND WAS RIDING HIS HORSE I WAS BESIDE HIM TALKING OF WHAT WE HAD BEEN THROUGH. WE HAD A REST ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD AFTER MARCHING A GOOD DISTANCE. WE RESTED FOR TEN MINUTES AND YOUR HUSBAND SAID HE WOULD FINISH THE JOURNEY ON FOOT AS HE THOUGHT THAT SOMETHING WOULD HAPPEN TO HIM. I TOLD HIM NOT TO SAY THINGS LIKE THAT OR ELSE HE WOULD PUT THE WIND UP ME. WE HAD BEEN MARCHING FOR ABOUT HALF AN HOUR WHEN WE CAME TO A VILLAGE WHICH HE WAS SHELLING WE HAD JUST GOT TO THE LIFT OF THE VILLAGE WHEN HE MUST HAVE SPOTTED US SO YOU CAN GUESS HE STARTED ON US, WELL THE FIRST SHELL HE SENT OVER DROPPED IN THE FRONT OF WHERE YOUR POOR HUSBAND AND ME WERE STANDING THE NEXT I HEARD WAS YOUR POOR HUSBAND CALLING OUT MY NAME I WAS SHOOK UP MYSELF AND FELT GROGGY BUT I RAN TO YOUR HUSBAND WHO WAS BLEEDING VERY MUCH , A SMALL EXTRACT. SERGEANT JOHN SMITH SURVIVED THE WAR. ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF CAPTAIN SPURGEON IN UNIFORM. ORIGINAL WAR OFFICE LETTER DATED 29th MAY 1922. SENT TO MRS P SURGEON. ORIGINAL WW1 OFFICERS COMMISSION TO SECOND LIEUTENANT P SPURGEON. DATED 24th MARCH 1915. COPY OF MEDAL INDEX CARD SHOWING ENTITLEMENT TO WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS. COPY OF SOLDIERS DIED IN THE GREAT WAR AND CWGC CASUALTY DETAILS. CAPTAIN SPURGEON IS ENTITLED TO A WAR MEDAL AND VICTORY MEDAL. SERVED WITH THE ARMY SERVICE CORPS ATTACHED TO THE 7th Bn ROYAL WEST SURREY REGIMENT. PERCIVAL SPURGEON WAS THE SON OF SIR ARTHUR SPURGEON, HEAD OF CASSELL AND COMPANY LTD. THE MEDALS ARE EXCELLENT / MINT CONDITION. THE PLAQUE IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH A GOOD COLOUR AND PATINA, PLEASE SEE PHOTO`S. ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE TEXT 07968045939. The item “WW1 PLAQUE, WAR & VICTORY MEDALS, CAPTAIN PERCIVAL SPURGEON, LETTER, PHOTO, SCROLL” is in sale since Thursday, November 21, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “celtic_1966″ and is located in Gloucester. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945

Ww1 & Ww2 Distinguished Conduct Medal MID Somalialand Group Captain Lumbard

Ww1 & Ww2 Distinguished Conduct Medal MID Somalialand Group Captain Lumbard

Ww1 & Ww2 Distinguished Conduct Medal MID Somalialand Group Captain Lumbard

Ww1 & Ww2 Distinguished Conduct Medal MID Somalialand Group Captain Lumbard

Ww1 & Ww2 Distinguished Conduct Medal MID Somalialand Group Captain Lumbard

Ww1 & Ww2 Distinguished Conduct Medal MID Somalialand Group Captain Lumbard

Ww1 & Ww2 Distinguished Conduct Medal MID Somalialand Group Captain Lumbard

Ww1 & Ww2 Distinguished Conduct Medal MID Somalialand Group Captain Lumbard

Ww1 & Ww2 Distinguished Conduct Medal MID Somalialand Group Captain Lumbard

Ww1 & Ww2 Distinguished Conduct Medal MID Somalialand Group Captain Lumbard

Ww1 & Ww2 Distinguished Conduct Medal MID Somalialand Group Captain Lumbard

Ww1 & Ww2 Distinguished Conduct Medal MID Somalialand Group Captain Lumbard

Ww1 & Ww2 Distinguished Conduct Medal MID Somalialand Group Captain Lumbard

Offered is a’Old Contemptable’ Distinguished Conduct Medal group of 8 to Captain Lombard, Martitime Artillery, late Army Service Corps. He served Somalia (1908-10 Campaign), WW1 landing in France 12/8/1914. Commissioned for WW2 into the 5. Maritime Regiment Royal Artillery. Distinguished Conduct Medal (G. V. R) impressed named S19232 S. C; Africa General Service Medal (1902-56), clasp, SOMALILAND 1908-10 impressed named 19232 2/C. C; 1914 Star with clasp 5. 1914 impressed named S/19232 S. C; War and Victory Medal with M. Issue, impressed named S/19232 S. The medals are court mounted for display. It would appear that they have been silver coated and lacquered at some stage, as was common at the period. Comes with copied medal rolls, medal index cards, London Gazette 1910, 1916, 1945. Census 1901 & 1911, photograph of his grave 1945. Charles William Henry Lumbard was born 1884 Barton, Gloucestershire. He is recorded on the 1901 Census as a commercial clerk. His service records are not available on line and are possibly held by the MOD due to being commissioned in 1939. It is probable that he enlisted early 1900s as he is recorded as a Second Corporal in the Somalia lists of 1911. He enlisted into the Army Service Corps and served in Somalia 1908-10. This campaign was against the rebels led by Mohammed Abdullah Hassan, nicknamed the’Mad Mullah’ by the British. From the medal list, only 20 bars were issued to enlisted & NCO’s of the Army Service Corps for this campaign. He landed in France 12/8/1914 as a Serjeant with the 27. Depot Unit of Supplies. He was awarded the D. London Gazette 14 January 1916 (citation published 11 March 1916): For conspicuous good work as Chief Clerk in the office of the Assistant Director of Supplies. He has always displayed great zeal and efficiency and a marked devotion to duty. His long service and good conduct medal was granted when he was a Staff Sergeant. The’Freemason list’ for Singapore in 1920 gives his rank as S. He was granted an emergency commission in September 1939, serving with the 5th. And was discharged from the Army as a Captain 23. November 1945 as he exceeded the age limit. He died shortly afterward, on the 13. December 1945 and is buried Burtree Ford Cemetery, Cowshill, Durham. Overall, a nice DCM group, with the addition of a rather scarce campaign bar for the A. And further commissioned service during WW2 to this old war horse. We list militaria and coins weekly. We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research. We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges. We can also conduct military research on your behalf and value cherished objects with a current market or insured value. 2/135 Russell St, Morley, WA. We run two specialist military auctions per year. Items are accurately described & photographed. Additional costs for this standard service will be added for this service based on publicly available Australia Post rates. Please note, these items are located and will be posted from Australia. We appreciate fair feedback from you once you receive the item. We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service. The item “WW1 & WW2 DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL MID SOMALIALAND GROUP CAPTAIN LUMBARD” is in sale since Sunday, November 24, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\1914 – 1918 (WWI)”. The seller is “jb_military_antiques_14″ and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Campaign: WW1
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country: Britain
  • Product Type: Medals
  • Authenticity: Original
  • Era: 1900s

WW 1 Officer’s British War Medal Captain Harker 8th Battalion Hampshire Regiment

WW 1 Officer's British War Medal Captain Harker 8th Battalion Hampshire Regiment

WW 1 Officer's British War Medal Captain Harker 8th Battalion Hampshire Regiment

WW 1 Officer's British War Medal Captain Harker 8th Battalion Hampshire Regiment

WW 1 Officer's British War Medal Captain Harker 8th Battalion Hampshire Regiment

WW 1 Officer's British War Medal Captain Harker 8th Battalion Hampshire Regiment

WW 1 Officer's British War Medal Captain Harker 8th Battalion Hampshire Regiment

WW 1 Officer's British War Medal Captain Harker 8th Battalion Hampshire Regiment

WW 1 Officer's British War Medal Captain Harker 8th Battalion Hampshire Regiment

WW 1 Officer’s British War Medal. Captain W G Harker. 8th Battalion Hampshire Regiment. World War 1 campaign medal: British War Medal. The full size silver medal is on a short length of original ribbon. Captain Harker served with the 8th Battalion Hampshire Regiment. He was appointed Captain as of 9th August 1917. He relinquished his commission on account of ill health caused by wounds on 18th April 1919 and retained the rank of Captain. Announced in the London Gazette 15th April 1919. Copies of Gazette entries with the medal. Very good age toned condition and with scope for further research. The item “WW 1 Officer’s British War Medal Captain Harker 8th Battalion Hampshire Regiment” is in sale since Thursday, November 21, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “starterforten” and is located in Cheltenham. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
  • Featured Refinements: British WW1 Medal
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

ORIGINAL AND EMOTIVE COLLECTION OF WW1 ITEMS PERTAINING TO CAPTAIN PERCIVAL SPURGEON. DIED OF WOUNDS 18th MAY 1918. WW1 BRONZE MEMORIAL / DEATH PLAQUE NAMED TO ” PERCIVAL SPURGEON “. PAPER ENVELOPE SENT FROM C. (PLAQUE SECTION), ROYAL ARSENAL, LONDON, S. ADDRESSED TO MRS E. SPURGEON, HEATH COTTAGE, CHARMINSTER, BOURNMOUTH. WW1 WAR MEDAL AND VICTORY MEDAL CORRECTLY NAMED TO CAPT. ORIGINAL BOXES OF ISSUE. WW1 MEMORIAL SCROLL IN ORIGINAL TUBE NAMED TO ” CAPTAIN PERCIVAL SPURGEON, ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS, ATT, ROYAL WEST SURREY REGIMENT “. ORIGINAL LETTER WRITTEN TO MRS SPURGEON (WIFE) BY 11446 SERGEANT J SMITH, 1 PLATOON, A COY, 7th Bn ROYAL WEST SURREY REGIMENT. SEVEN PAGES LONG AND WRITTEN IN PENCIL. DESCRIBES CAPTAIN SPURGEON`S FINAL HOURS. THE BATTALION MOVED UP TO THE TRENCHES, YOUR HUSBAND AND MYSELF WAS LEFT OUT, WE WERE TOGETHER UNTIL WE WERE WARNED TO JOIN OUR COY UP THE LINE. WE STARTED OFF FROM WHERE WE WERE STAYING ALL GOING WELL YOUR HUSBAND WAS RIDING HIS HORSE I WAS BESIDE HIM TALKING OF WHAT WE HAD BEEN THROUGH. WE HAD A REST ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD AFTER MARCHING A GOOD DISTANCE. WE RESTED FOR TEN MINUTES AND YOUR HUSBAND SAID HE WOULD FINISH THE JOURNEY ON FOOT AS HE THOUGHT THAT SOMETHING WOULD HAPPEN TO HIM. I TOLD HIM NOT TO SAY THINGS LIKE THAT OR ELSE HE WOULD PUT THE WIND UP ME. WE HAD BEEN MARCHING FOR ABOUT HALF AN HOUR WHEN WE CAME TO A VILLAGE WHICH HE WAS SHELLING WE HAD JUST GOT TO THE LIFT OF THE VILLAGE WHEN HE MUST HAVE SPOTTED US SO YOU CAN GUESS HE STARTED ON US, WELL THE FIRST SHELL HE SENT OVER DROPPED IN THE FRONT OF WHERE YOUR POOR HUSBAND AND ME WERE STANDING THE NEXT I HEARD WAS YOUR POOR HUSBAND CALLING OUT MY NAME I WAS SHOOK UP MYSELF AND FELT GROGGY BUT I RAN TO YOUR HUSBAND WHO WAS BLEEDING VERY MUCH , A SMALL EXTRACT. SERGEANT JOHN SMITH SURVIVED THE WAR. ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF CAPTAIN SPURGEON IN UNIFORM. ORIGINAL WAR OFFICE LETTER DATED 29th MAY 1922. SENT TO MRS P SURGEON. ORIGINAL WW1 OFFICERS COMMISSION TO SECOND LIEUTENANT P SPURGEON. DATED 24th MARCH 1915. COPY OF MEDAL INDEX CARD SHOWING ENTITLEMENT TO WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS. COPY OF SOLDIERS DIED IN THE GREAT WAR AND CWGC CASUALTY DETAILS. CAPTAIN SPURGEON IS ENTITLED TO A WAR MEDAL AND VICTORY MEDAL. SERVED WITH THE ARMY SERVICE CORPS ATTACHED TO THE 7th Bn ROYAL WEST SURREY REGIMENT. PERCIVAL SPURGEON WAS THE SON OF SIR ARTHUR SPURGEON, HEAD OF CASSELL AND COMPANY LTD. THE MEDALS ARE EXCELLENT / MINT CONDITION. THE PLAQUE IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH A GOOD COLOUR AND PATINA, PLEASE SEE PHOTO`S. ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE TEXT 07968045939. The item “WW1 PLAQUE, WAR & VICTORY MEDALS, CAPTAIN PERCIVAL SPURGEON, LETTER, PHOTO, SCROLL” is in sale since Thursday, October 10, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “celtic_1966″ and is located in Gloucester. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945

WW2 British Army MBE D-Day casualty evacuation medal group Captain Nial Molony

WW2 British Army MBE D-Day casualty evacuation medal group Captain Nial Molony

WW2 British Army MBE D-Day casualty evacuation medal group Captain Nial Molony

WW2 British Army MBE D-Day casualty evacuation medal group Captain Nial Molony

WW2 British Army MBE D-Day casualty evacuation medal group Captain Nial Molony

WW2 British Army MBE D-Day casualty evacuation medal group Captain Nial Molony

WW2 British Army M. D-Day casualty evacuation medal group of 6 to Captain Moloney, Royal Army Service Corps. (Military), 1939-45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal & War Medal. All unnamed as issued. Long Service Good Conduct Medal (King George VI), impressed named CAPT. Comes with copies MBE citation & London Gazette. Temporary Major Nial Conor MOLONEY (124965) was serving with the 132nd Coy. When he was awarded the MBE for the units work evacuating 33,000 casualties since D Day. We list militaria and coins weekly. We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research. We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges. We can also conduct military research on your behalf and value cherished objects with a current market or insured value. 2/135 Russell St, Morley, WA. We run two specialist military auctions per year. Items are accurately described & photographed. Additional costs for this standard service will be added for this service based on publicly available Australia Post rates. Please note, these items are located and will be posted from Australia. We appreciate fair feedback from you once you receive the item. We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service. The item “WW2 British Army MBE D-Day casualty evacuation medal group Captain Nial Molony” is in sale since Tuesday, October 29, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\1939 – 1945 (WWII)”. The seller is “jb_military_antiques_14″ and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country: BRITISH
  • Product Type: Medals
  • Authenticity: Original
  • Era: 1940s

WW1 Medal Group RAF Royal Observer Corps Captain Starbuck

WW1 Medal Group RAF Royal Observer Corps Captain Starbuck

WW1 Medal Group RAF Royal Observer Corps Captain Starbuck

WW1 Medal Group RAF Royal Observer Corps Captain Starbuck

WW1 Medal Group RAF Royal Observer Corps Captain Starbuck

WW1 Medal Group RAF Royal Observer Corps Captain Starbuck

WW1 Medal Group RAF Royal Observer Corps Captain Starbuck

WW1 Medal Group RAF Royal Observer Corps Captain Starbuck

WW1 Medal Group RAF Royal Observer Corps Captain Starbuck

WW1 Medal Group RAF Royal Observer Corps Captain Starbuck

WW1 Medal Group RAF Royal Observer Corps Captain Starbuck

WW1 Medal Group RAF Royal Observer Corps Captain Starbuck

Captain Starbuck RAF Medals. Never put to market before these are the medals of Chief Observer and RAF pilot Captain Starbuck. Born in Ilford, Essex. Sub-Lieutenant, RNAS and Captain Royal Air Force, serving as an Chief Observer, and later as a pilot, in the Eastern Mediterranean. As well as the main medals the collection also includes the dress minitures of the victory medals and the ribbon bar. The three main medals have their original boxes, which are showing age. See the pictures for greater detail. The item “WW1 Medal Group RAF Royal Observer Corps Captain Starbuck” is in sale since Friday, October 11, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “kromnia” and is located in Penryn. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Air Force
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Era: 1914-1945
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

I was going to keep these but some other interesting item has come up and I need to finance this. With the 80th anniversary of the sinking coming up soon, this is a chance to own the Historically Important medal group awarded to The Captain of the Blue Star Line SS Arandora Star which was sunk by German U-boat U-47 Captained by Ace Gunther Prien. The medals are as follows :- Posthumous Lloyd’s Medal For Bravery at Sea named CAPTAIN. SS ARANDORA STAR 2nd JULY 1940. He was also awarded the Kings Commendation for Brave Conduct at the same time {This is absent}. WW1 Officer Pair named LIEUT. M {Lieutenant Royal Indian Marines} and Mercantile Marine named EDGAR. A Poland Polish Cross of Valour {awarded to him for Officers for the Withdrawal of Polish Troops from France 1940}, Atlantic Star, 1939-45 Star and a War Medal. SELFE on the Pair. Her medal card states PRISCILLA JANE MOULTON nee SELFE. The SS ARANDORA STAR was carrying 1673 people including Crew, British Military Guards German and Italian Prisoners of War and civilian Internees. She was sunk 02/07/1940 with a loss of 826 including Captain Edgar Moulton. He was Posthumously awarded the Lloyds War Medal For Bravery at sea and a German Merchant Navy Prisoner was also Posthumously cited for Heroism. A truly rare medal group and the first time on the market. The only similar medal group i found was this one, but i would say the Arandora Star is rarer. A fine posthumous Kings Commendation, Lloyds War Medal for Bravery at Sea group of seven awarded to Purser R. Clan MacArthur, in August 1943. 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45. Lloyds War Medal for Bravery at Sea. Clan MacArthur, 12th August 1943. Kings Commendation for Brave Conduct. Oval plastic badge, on a blue riband. The Lloyds award with some edge bruising, otherwise good very fine and better (7). Please view all photos as they form an integral part of the item description. Please be sure to add me to your favorites list. All costs are in GBP (Pounds Sterling). We make every effort to provide a fair and accurate description of the condition of items offered for sale. The item “Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton” is in sale since Sunday, August 25, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “domineyeffect” and is located in Poole. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Navy
  • Era: 1914-1945

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

Ww1 Plaque, War & Victory Medals, Captain Percival Spurgeon, Letter, Photo, Scroll

ORIGINAL AND EMOTIVE COLLECTION OF WW1 ITEMS PERTAINING TO CAPTAIN PERCIVAL SPURGEON. DIED OF WOUNDS 18th MAY 1918. WW1 BRONZE MEMORIAL / DEATH PLAQUE NAMED TO ” PERCIVAL SPURGEON “. PAPER ENVELOPE SENT FROM C. (PLAQUE SECTION), ROYAL ARSENAL, LONDON, S. ADDRESSED TO MRS E. SPURGEON, HEATH COTTAGE, CHARMINSTER, BOURNMOUTH. WW1 WAR MEDAL AND VICTORY MEDAL CORRECTLY NAMED TO CAPT. ORIGINAL BOXES OF ISSUE. WW1 MEMORIAL SCROLL IN ORIGINAL TUBE NAMED TO ” CAPTAIN PERCIVAL SPURGEON, ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS, ATT, ROYAL WEST SURREY REGIMENT “. ORIGINAL LETTER WRITTEN TO MRS SPURGEON (WIFE) BY 11446 SERGEANT J SMITH, 1 PLATOON, A COY, 7th Bn ROYAL WEST SURREY REGIMENT. SEVEN PAGES LONG AND WRITTEN IN PENCIL. DESCRIBES CAPTAIN SPURGEON`S FINAL HOURS. THE BATTALION MOVED UP TO THE TRENCHES, YOUR HUSBAND AND MYSELF WAS LEFT OUT, WE WERE TOGETHER UNTIL WE WERE WARNED TO JOIN OUR COY UP THE LINE. WE STARTED OFF FROM WHERE WE WERE STAYING ALL GOING WELL YOUR HUSBAND WAS RIDING HIS HORSE I WAS BESIDE HIM TALKING OF WHAT WE HAD BEEN THROUGH. WE HAD A REST ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD AFTER MARCHING A GOOD DISTANCE. WE RESTED FOR TEN MINUTES AND YOUR HUSBAND SAID HE WOULD FINISH THE JOURNEY ON FOOT AS HE THOUGHT THAT SOMETHING WOULD HAPPEN TO HIM. I TOLD HIM NOT TO SAY THINGS LIKE THAT OR ELSE HE WOULD PUT THE WIND UP ME. WE HAD BEEN MARCHING FOR ABOUT HALF AN HOUR WHEN WE CAME TO A VILLAGE WHICH HE WAS SHELLING WE HAD JUST GOT TO THE LIFT OF THE VILLAGE WHEN HE MUST HAVE SPOTTED US SO YOU CAN GUESS HE STARTED ON US, WELL THE FIRST SHELL HE SENT OVER DROPPED IN THE FRONT OF WHERE YOUR POOR HUSBAND AND ME WERE STANDING THE NEXT I HEARD WAS YOUR POOR HUSBAND CALLING OUT MY NAME I WAS SHOOK UP MYSELF AND FELT GROGGY BUT I RAN TO YOUR HUSBAND WHO WAS BLEEDING VERY MUCH , A SMALL EXTRACT. SERGEANT JOHN SMITH SURVIVED THE WAR. ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF CAPTAIN SPURGEON IN UNIFORM. ORIGINAL WAR OFFICE LETTER DATED 29th MAY 1922. SENT TO MRS P SURGEON. ORIGINAL WW1 OFFICERS COMMISSION TO SECOND LIEUTENANT P SPURGEON. DATED 24th MARCH 1915. COPY OF MEDAL INDEX CARD SHOWING ENTITLEMENT TO WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS. COPY OF SOLDIERS DIED IN THE GREAT WAR AND CWGC CASUALTY DETAILS. CAPTAIN SPURGEON IS ENTITLED TO A WAR MEDAL AND VICTORY MEDAL. SERVED WITH THE ARMY SERVICE CORPS ATTACHED TO THE 7th Bn ROYAL WEST SURREY REGIMENT. PERCIVAL SPURGEON WAS THE SON OF SIR ARTHUR SPURGEON, HEAD OF CASSELL AND COMPANY LTD. THE MEDALS ARE EXCELLENT / MINT CONDITION. THE PLAQUE IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH A GOOD COLOUR AND PATINA, PLEASE SEE PHOTO`S. The item “WW1 PLAQUE, WAR & VICTORY MEDALS, CAPTAIN PERCIVAL SPURGEON, LETTER, PHOTO, SCROLL” is in sale since Wednesday, August 7, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “celtic_1966″ and is located in Gloucester. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton

I was going to keep these but some other interesting item has come up and I need to finance this. With the 80th anniversary of the sinking coming up soon, this is a chance to own the Historically Important medal group awarded to The Captain of the Blue Star Line SS Arandora Star which was sunk by German U-boat U-47 Captained by Ace Gunther Prien. The medals are as follows :- Posthumous Lloyd’s Medal For Bravery at Sea named CAPTAIN. SS ARANDORA STAR 2nd JULY 1940. He was also awarded the Kings Commendation for Brave Conduct at the same time {This is absent}. WW1 Officer Pair named LIEUT. M {Lieutenant Royal Indian Marines} and Mercantile Marine named EDGAR. A Poland Polish Cross of Valour {awarded to him for Officers for the Withdrawal of Polish Troops from France 1940}, Atlantic Star, 1939-45 Star and a War Medal. SELFE on the Pair. Her medal card states PRISCILLA JANE MOULTON nee SELFE. The SS ARANDORA STAR was carrying 1673 people including Crew, British Military Guards German and Italian Prisoners of War and civilian Internees. She was sunk 02/07/1940 with a loss of 826 including Captain Edgar Moulton. He was Posthumously awarded the Lloyds War Medal For Bravery at sea and a German Merchant Navy Prisoner was also Posthumously cited for Heroism. A truly rare medal group and the first time on the market. The only similar medal group i found was this one, but i would say the Arandora Star is rarer. A fine posthumous Kings Commendation, Lloyds War Medal for Bravery at Sea group of seven awarded to Purser R. Clan MacArthur, in August 1943. 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Africa Star; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45. Lloyds War Medal for Bravery at Sea. Clan MacArthur, 12th August 1943. Kings Commendation for Brave Conduct. Oval plastic badge, on a blue riband. The Lloyds award with some edge bruising, otherwise good very fine and better (7). Please view all photos as they form an integral part of the item description. Please be sure to add me to your favorites list. All costs are in GBP (Pounds Sterling). We make every effort to provide a fair and accurate description of the condition of items offered for sale. The item “Rare WW1 WW2 SS Arandora Star Captain LLoyds Bravery + Nurse Wife Medals Moulton” is in sale since Monday, August 5, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “domineyeffect” and is located in Poole. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Navy
  • Era: 1914-1945

Ww2 British Army & Kenya Regiment Medal Group Captain John Gordon Laing Mau Mau

Ww2 British Army & Kenya Regiment Medal Group Captain John Gordon Laing Mau Mau

Ww2 British Army & Kenya Regiment Medal Group Captain John Gordon Laing Mau Mau

Ww2 British Army & Kenya Regiment Medal Group Captain John Gordon Laing Mau Mau

Ww2 British Army & Kenya Regiment Medal Group Captain John Gordon Laing Mau Mau

Ww2 British Army & Kenya Regiment Medal Group Captain John Gordon Laing Mau Mau

Ww2 British Army & Kenya Regiment Medal Group Captain John Gordon Laing Mau Mau

Ww2 British Army & Kenya Regiment Medal Group Captain John Gordon Laing Mau Mau

Ww2 British Army & Kenya Regiment Medal Group Captain John Gordon Laing Mau Mau

Group includes 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45 & 1902-56 Africa General Service Medal impressed named to CAPT. Medals court mounted for display with basic research paperwork. John Gordon Laing enlisted in the British Army 11/1/1937 and served with the Royal West Surry Regiment. Most likely he served with the 2nd Battalion, as they were the only Battalion within the regiment to have served in both North Africa & Burma. The 2nd Bn were transferred to Burma and made up part of the 16th Brigade, 6th Infantry Division which was later redesignated as the 70th Infantry Division and were involved in Operation Thursday, the second Chindits campaign which aimed to transport troops behind enemy lines by air to create fortified bases with airstrips for operational use. Transferred to the Reserve 26/5/1946. He was commissioned from the ranks as a Second Lieutenant in the Kenya Regiment on 5 February 1953. The Kenya Regiment was heavily involved in the suppression of the Mau Mau uprising. We list militaria and coins weekly. We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research. We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges. We can also conduct military research on your behalf and value cherished objects with a current market or insured value. 2/135 Russell St, Morley, WA. We run two specialist military auctions per year. Items are accurately described & photographed. Additional costs for this standard service will be added for this service based on publicly available Australia Post rates. Please note, these items are located and will be posted from Australia. We appreciate fair feedback from you once you receive the item. We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service. The item “WW2 BRITISH ARMY & KENYA REGIMENT MEDAL GROUP CAPTAIN JOHN GORDON LAING MAU MAU” is in sale since Tuesday, May 21, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\1939 – 1945 (WWII)”. The seller is “jb_military_antiques_14″ and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country: UK
  • Product Type: medals
  • Authenticity: Original
  • Era: 1940s
  • Campaign: World War II