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WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More

WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More

WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More

WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More

WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More

WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More

WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More

WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More

WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More

WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More

WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More

WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More

WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More

Gallipoli DSO in important group of 10 to 12/591 Colonel Bertram Sibbald Finn, CBE, DSO, ED, NZ Medical Corps & NZ Dental Corps. Commander of the military division of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), 2nd type neck badge. Companion of The Distinguished Service Order (DSO). King’s South Africa Medal 1901-02, w/2c’South Africa 1901′ and’South Africa 1902′ (1444 Tpr B S Finn, Victorian M R). 1914-15 Star (12/591 Mjr B S Finn, NZEF). British War Medal 1914-18 (12/591 Mjr B S Finn, NZEF). Victory Medal 1919 with MID emblem (12/591 Mjr B S Finn, NZEF). War Medal 1939-45. New Zealand War Service Medal 1939-45. King George VI Coronation Medal 1937. Efficiency Decoration, New Zealand, (ED) GRI cypher T. B S Finn, NZDC, approved 26 September 1946. I’m limited to 12 photographs but can provide more via message service if required. Also entitled to, but not present, the New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal, approved 1937. CBE (Additional) New Year Honours 1945, London Gazette Supplement 29 December 1944; NZ Gazette No 7 1 February 1945; DSO London Gazette 29 October 1915, page 10730. Includes a copy of’The New Zealand dental services’ by T. Wellington : War History Branch, Dept. Of Internal Affairs, 1960. Hard cover with dust jacket. [Captain, NZ Medical Corps] For conspicuous devotion to duty in the Gallipoli peninsula during operations from 6th to 9th August, 1915, when he worked day and night with unceasing zeal and without rest evacuating the wounded. His work was carried out under continuous fire, on one occasion the dressing station being heavily shelled for an hour, and many assistants and wounded being hit. Owing to Captain Finn’s efforts the wounded lying in the more exposed positions were got into a place of greater safety. His service file of 208 pages (spanning 3 wars & post war service) can be viewed via the NZ Auckland Cenotaph & NZ Archway sites. NOTE – This group has been offered elsewhere and therefore it may be removed from sale. Will be sent via international courier, fully tracked & signed for. The item “WW1 NZEF Important Group of 10 Medals DSO Gallipoli, Boer War, WW2 + More” is in sale since Friday, August 30, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “tobi_gran” and is located in Greystones. This item can be shipped worldwide.

CBE / Knight Batchelor’s Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2

CBE / Knight Batchelor's Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2

CBE / Knight Batchelor's Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2

CBE / Knight Batchelor's Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2

CBE / Knight Batchelor's Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2

CBE / Knight Batchelor's Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2

CBE / Knight Batchelor's Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2

CBE / Knight Batchelor's Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2

CBE / Knight Batchelor's Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2

CBE / Knight Batchelor's Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2

CBE / Knight Batchelor's Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2

CBE / Knight Batchelor's Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2

CBE / Knight Batchelor's Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2

CBE / Knight Batchelor’s Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals. The awards of Sir Reginald P. Civil issue, in Garrards presentation case Knight Bachelors Badge (hallmarked 1956) in Royal Mint case of issue; Order of St John Officers (Brothers) Badge (1947), British War Medal, Victory Medal with M. Oakleaf (Capt R P Biddle); Defence Medal, Coronation Medals for 1937 and 1953, Territorial Decoration George VI (reverse dated 1949), France Legion dHonneur Knights Badge; US Medal of Freedom with silver palm (1945); Belgium Order of Leopold Knights badge (1947); France Commercial Merit Medal; Belgium Palmes Universitaires, mounted as a group of (12), average Good Very Fine (enamel chipped to reverse of Legion dhonneur). Sir Reginald Poulton Biddle, born 4th December 1888 at St Helier, Jersey. Entered service with London and South Western Railway October 1907 aged 17 as junior clerk and transferred to Southampton. Volunteered for military service 16.12.1915 and served with 2nd/5th Bn. In 1940 he became Deputy Director of Ports and Travel Control at the Ministry of War Transport. During June 1940 he played a major part in organising the civilian evacuation of the Channel Islands prior to the German occupation. See Voices from the Past, Channel Islands Invaded by Simon Hamon where he is quoted as saying of the 19th/20th June The whole of the Railway Companys staff and facilities were unreservedly placed at the disposal of the local authorities. Entirely on my own initiative I sent some of the Southern Railway Companys steamers to the Islands. They had only peacetime certificates to carry 12 passengers but between them they brought over nearly 3,000 evacuees. On 21st June he wrote On the Saturday there were steamers alongside the quays at Jersey but only a few evacuees presented themselves for embarkation. Arrangements were made to make public announcements in the streets of St Helier but in the late afternoon it was decided to send them (the vessels) to Guernsey where they were immediately besieged by waiting passengers. By the Sunday night 20,000 had been evacuated. On the 28th June the German airforce commenced their attacks on St Peter Port, and, on 30th June Guernsey surrendered, Liberation came on 9th May 1945. On 26th September 1944 Mr Biddle was gazetted for the C. Reginald Poulton Biddle, Deputy Director Port and Transport Control, Ministry of War Transport, for services in the planning of the landing in Normandy. On 13th June 1957 he became Sir Reginald in Her Majestys birthday honours For public services in Southampton. Many similar items also on our website. The item “CBE / Knight Batchelor’s Group, Important Channel Islands Group of Medals WW1/2″ is in sale since Saturday, November 24, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Great Britain\Other British WWII Orig. Items”. The seller is “arcticmedals” and is located in Calgary, Alberta. This item can be shipped worldwide.

Important WW2 Hong Kong Gallantry Medal Group to a Colonel, Prisoner of War etc

Important WW2 Hong Kong Gallantry Medal Group to a Colonel, Prisoner of War etc

Important WW2 Hong Kong Gallantry Medal Group to a Colonel, Prisoner of War etc

Important WW2 Hong Kong Gallantry Medal Group to a Colonel, Prisoner of War etc

Important WW2 Hong Kong Gallantry Medal Group to a Colonel, Prisoner of War etc

Important WW2 Hong Kong Gallantry Medal Group to a Colonel, Prisoner of War etc

Important WW2 Hong Kong Gallantry Medal Group to a Colonel, Prisoner of War etc

Important WW2 Hong Kong Gallantry Medal Group to a Colonel, Prisoner of War etc

Important WW2 Hong Kong Gallantry Medal Group to a Colonel, Prisoner of War etc

Important WW2 Hong Kong Gallantry Medal Group to a Colonel, Prisoner of War etc

Important WW2 Hong Kong Gallantry Medal Group to a Colonel, Prisoner of War etc

Important WW2 Hong Kong Gallantry Medal Group to a Colonel, Prisoner of War etc

An outstanding Second World War Hong Kong O. Group of eleven awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel R. Walker, Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps, late Royal Engineers, who was wounded in the bitter fighting at the Wong Nai Chung Gap in December 1941, taken prisoner by the Japanese, his fighting spirit and good humour appear to have shone bright during nearly four years of hardship and suffering. THE MOST EXCELLENT ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, O. (Military) Officers 2nd type breast badge, silver-gilt; Military Cross, G. Unnamed as issued; BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS Capt. ; 1939-45 STAR; PACIFIC STAR; DEFENCE AND WAR MEDALS; JUBILEE 1935; CORONATION 1937; EFFICIENCY DECORATION, G. 1st issue, Hong Kong, reverse inscribed, Lt. Mounted court-style for wear, good very fine and better (11). Reginald David Walker was born in Edinburgh on 23 October 1892 and was educated at the Mathematical School, Rochester, Kent, 1905-07. Dockyard, Chatham, 1907-12, he continued his engineering studies at the Royal College of Science and City and Guilds Engineering College, London, 1912-15. He was a Whitworth Exhibitioner in 1913. A member of the University of London O. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the 4th Field Company, 2nd London Divisional Engineers, R. He was subsequently appointed to 522 Field Company, R. In France, where he served in the period September-December 1916 and was advanced to Temporary Lieutenant. It was in the same unit that he went on to witness further active service in Salonika, December 1916-June 1917; in Egypt, June 1917-April 1918 and in Palestine from April 1918 until the end of the War. He was awarded the M. And was demobilized as a Captain. In December 1920 Walker entered the service of the Federated Malay States Government Railway as an Assistant Engineer. In December 1923 he was appointed a District Engineer and he remained with the F. Railways in a variety of engineering posts until 1934 when he moved to Hong Kong. There, in March 1934, he was appointed Acting Manager and Chief Engineer of the Kowloon-Canton Railway and was advanced to Manager and Chief Engineer in August the same year. He was awarded the Jubilee Medal 1935 (Hong Kong Government Gazette 6 May 1935, refers) and the Coronation Medal 1937 (Hong Kong Government Gazette 14 May 1937, refers). His employment as an engineer aside, Walker joined the Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps and was a Major in the Railway Operating Cadre with seniority of 1 January 1935. He was promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel on 20 August 1940 and was awarded the O. In the following year for his services as Director of War Supplies in Hong Kong. During the Battle for Hong Kong, Lieutenant-Colonel Walker was ordered by General Maltby to take a party of 70 British and Chinese Royal Engineers, in an infantry role, to reinforce the Wong Nai Chung Gap area on the island. It was here, on 19 December 1941, that Walker was wounded by shrapnel and left stranded in No-Mans Land. Luckily, he was recovered by Lieutenant Black and Private Morris of the Canadian Winnipeg Grenadiers. At the fall of Hong Kong on 25 December 1942, Walker became a P. And was held in Argyle Street Camp, Kowloon, Hong Kong. After the war he was awarded the Efficiency Decoration (Hong Kong Government Gazette 15 August 1947, refers). Walker held a Diploma from Imperial College, was a Chartered Civil Engineer, a Member of the Institution of Chartered Engineers , a Member of the Institute of Transport, and an Associate of the Royal College of Science, and was the author of a number of technical books on overseas railways. A man may laugh through the whole of a farce, Or through the whole of a play, But he cannot laugh through the hole of his arse, For he wasnt built that way. Hong Kong Defence Corps, as entered in a secret journal of a fellow inmate at Shamshuipo P. Camp, 12 March 1944. All items are unconditionally guaranteed as to authenticity. We are members of The Orders & Medals Research Society, (OMRS), The Orders & Medals Society of America (OMSA), The Military Collectors Club of Canada (MCC of C) & The Canadian Society of Medals & Military Insignia (CSMMI). The item “Important WW2 Hong Kong Gallantry Medal Group to a Colonel, Prisoner of War etc” is in sale since Friday, December 09, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Great Britain\Medals, Pins & Ribbons”. The seller is “arcticmedals” and is located in Calgary, Alberta. This item can be shipped worldwide.

Australia / British Important WORLD WAR 1 Medal Group ROYAL ACADEMY ARTIST

Australia / British Important WORLD WAR 1 Medal Group ROYAL ACADEMY ARTIST

Australia / British Important WORLD WAR 1 Medal Group ROYAL ACADEMY ARTIST. Colours may differ due to any flash used. Please check the postal DATE mark on the package when you get it. This is a really interesting group of 5 items all of which relate to one another…. I have NO other medals to these 2 men.. But there have been others issued from what I my researcher has found out on the internet… So a BIG thank you to Barry for his research on this group. So you will see 4 First World Medals… And a circular PASS TOKEN. Three of the medals have been awarded to one gentleman and the single to his brother…. The pass token is related to Ralph with the trio of medals. This is a 1914 – 1918 War Medal with ribbon which is loose… It has the edge engraved with. The trio of medals… The ribbon tops have been sewn over… The 1914-15 STAR is engraved. The other two WAR & VICTORY medals have differant engraved wording… The pass token is related to this chap R. This PASS TOKEN is a RARE item for anyone into artists & portrait paintings….. It says on the front. ROYAL ACADEMY ANTIQUE SCHOOL 1768. Admitted 1st Term of 3 Years, 26th Jan’y 1909 R. These two men R. Longstaff – Ralph & J. Longstaff – Jack Campbell were brothers and their father was Sir John Campbell Longstaff. Jack Campbell Longstaff a 2nd Lieut of the 1st/5th Bn York & Lancaster Regiment…. Is found on the Thiepval Memorial index…. And I have the info of his Rolls index and it says on the 7/7/ 16 MISSING.. The correspondence address is to (father) J. Longstaff Esq, 16 Marlborough Hill, St Johns Wood, London. As well as that I have the info of the 1911 England Census for Jack Longstaff… Before the First World War , then younger sisters and brother DOROTHY – FRANK – EDITH HARRIS…. Interesting it has the BIRTHPLACE for all of them too… All being born in VICTORIA – AUSTRALIA apart from Ralph he was born in FRANCE and the last two siblings were born in LONDON. Also info from the WW I medals index shows that Ralph Longstaff of the 28 London Regiment a Private and his number 2070… Then he was in the E. YORKSHIRE REGIMENT and was now a CAPTAIN 2/10/15.. As well as other info which Im not sure what it all means…. Also from the supplement to the London Gazette… Being a non comm officer of the London Regiment (Territorial Force) he got to be Temp Second Lieut in the East Yorkshire Regiment… Then following this thru January 1st 1917 he became Temp CAPTAIN and was awarded the. This medal I do not have… It was not with this group of items… Now just going to their father Sir John Campbell Longstaff 1861 – 1941…. A very FAMOUS portrait artist in his own right.. And appointed official WAR ARTIST during the First World War for the Australian Infantry Force…. He was born in Australia and his family came from England somewhere in WEARDALE. Google below on the websites to get more info of the family as see 2 portraits of both Ralph and Jack by their father Sir John Campbell Longstaff. This one below is a link to the portrait of his son Jack painted in 1916 so you can see who the SINGLE medal relates to. The link below which is another portrait of Ralph Captain Longstaff by his father Sir John Campbell Longstaff. This website below which relates to Ralph Longstaff the father of Sir John and grandfather to Ralph & John whose medals are here… Where it goes on to say Ralph was from Weardale England. See close up pictures for more details and condition. See the photographs which enlarge. Please see close up pictures for more detail. The item(s) are shown next to an English 1 penny which is 20mm dia for scale. 2.5cm = 25mm = 1 inch. Go to OTHER question. Once an item is the in the postal system any delays are out of my cont rol. See the date it was sent. Create listings that get noticed! With Auctiva’s 1,800+ Templates. The item “Australia / British Important WORLD WAR 1 Medal Group ROYAL ACADEMY ARTIST” is in sale since Monday, August 15, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “diggerlee” and is located in SCROLL DOWN FOR LARGER PHOTO’S. This item can be shipped worldwide.