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Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

This lot was awarded to brothers William And Albert Clark, the only sons of Widower Ann Clark who resided at 28 Northcote Terrace, Kirkwhite Street, Nottingham. Sets like these are getting harder and harder to find and it is a complete a group as you would like to see. I’ve even left the ribbons as they were found on the wrong medals. The whole lot weighs near 3.5kg. Williams Medals are named with and extra E on the surname on the plaque and medals{this is not unusual}. He died 10/10/1916 with the 16th Battalion Sherwood Foresters and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. Alberts medals are named 42249. He died 22/04/1918 with the 10th Battalion Prince of Wales Own Regiment and is remembered on the Polzieres MemorialThere is a correction to the letter A in Clark, which has been stamped over a number 9, please see photo. 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. Sorry, the description is incorrect. The ring is a size L but the height from the bottom of the shank to the top is three quarters of an inch high. The item “Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark” is in sale since Sunday, September 22, 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 to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
  • 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

Medals group 1WW and 2WW RAF Long Service 14th London Regt to Wing Commander RAF

Medals group 1WW and 2WW RAF Long Service 14th London Regt to Wing Commander RAF

British War and Victory Medals, 1939/45 Defence and War Medals, Coronation Medal King George VI, Long Service and Good Conduct Medal Royal Air Force GV to Wing Commander Christopher Laurie, Royal Air Force late Private, 14th Battalion London Regiment (London Scottish) born in Edinburgh in 1899. Applying for Pilot, Royal Flying Corps, he was appointed Flying Cadet 15th November 1917 and joined Farnborough 20th November 1917. On 29th January 1918 he was transferred to the Gordon Highlanders for posting to 1st Battalion 14th London Regiment (London Scottish) and served in France with this Battalion as a Private soldier. Post Armistice he attested for the Royal Air Force and served in the Equipment Branch. Commissioned Pilot Officer from Warrant Officer 29th February 1940, promoted War Service Flight Lieutenant 1st December 1942 and Acting Squadron Leader, later promoted Wing Commander, he retired retaining the rank of Wing Commander 10th December 1945. He died in Kensington, London in 1979. British War and Victory Medals named. S-20662 Pte C Laurie 14-Lond R. 1939/45 Defence and War Medals. Coronation Medal King George VI 1937. Long Service and Good Conduct Medal Royal Air Force GV named. 342198 F/Sgt C Laurie RAF. With copy Medal Index Card, Medal roll entries for BWM/Vict and Coronation Medal, extracts from the London Gazette and other on line records. Christopher Laurie was born at 26 Dublin Street, Edinburgh 3rd June 1899, applying for Pilot, Royal Flying Corps, he was appointed Flying Cadet 15th November 1917 having been fit for Pilot training and joined Farnborough 20th November 1917. Post Armistice he attested for the Royal Air Force (342198) and served in the Equipment Branch, he was awarded the King George VI Coronation Medal 1937 whilst serving as a Flight Sergeant, RAF Middle East. The 1939 Register records he is a Warrant Officer RAF residing with his wife Elsie (married at Winchester in 1922) at 17 The Drove, Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Commissioned Pilot Officer from Warrant Officer 29th February 1940 (London Gazette 7th May 1940 page 2725), promoted War Service Flight Lieutenant 1st December 1942 (London Gazette 12th February 1943 page 753) and Acting Squadron Leader, later promoted Wing Commander, he retired retaining the rank of Wing Commander 10th December 1945 (London Gazette 25th March 1947 page 1385). The item “Medals group 1WW and 2WW RAF Long Service 14th London Regt to Wing Commander RAF” is in sale since Sunday, August 18, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “jcollinsmedals” and is located in Shanklin. This item can be shipped worldwide.

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

This lot was awarded to brothers William And Albert Clark, the only sons of Widower Ann Clark who resided at 28 Northcote Terrace, Kirkwhite Street, Nottingham. Sets like these are getting harder and harder to find and it is a complete a group as you would like to see. I’ve even left the ribbons as they were found on the wrong medals. The whole lot weighs near 3.5kg. Williams Medals are named with and extra E on the surname on the plaque and medals{this is not unusual}. He died 10/10/1916 with the 16th Battalion Sherwood Foresters and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. Alberts medals are named 42249. He died 22/04/1918 with the 10th Battalion Prince of Wales Own Regiment and is remembered on the Polzieres MemorialThere is a correction to the letter A in Clark, which has been stamped over a number 9, please see photo. 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. Sorry, the description is incorrect. The ring is a size L but the height from the bottom of the shank to the top is three quarters of an inch high. The item “Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark” 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 to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
  • 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 Medal Set Awarded To 1546 Pte H. Brown Notts & Derby Regt

WW1 Medal Set Awarded To 1546 Pte H. Brown Notts & Derby Regt

WW1 Medal Set Awarded To 1546 Pte H. Brown Notts & Derby Regt

WW1 Medal Set Awarded To 1546 Pte H. Brown Notts & Derby Regt

WW1 Medal Set Awarded To 1546 Pte H. Brown Notts & Derby Regt

WW1 Medal Set Awarded To 1546 Pte H. Brown Notts & Derby Regt

WW1 Medal Set Awarded To 1546 Pte H. Brown Notts & Derby Regt

WW1 Medal Set Awarded To 1546 Pte H. Brown Notts & Derby Regt

WW1 Medal Set Awarded To 1546 Pte H. Brown Notts & Derby Regt

WW1 Medal Set Awarded To 1546 Pte H. Brown Notts & Derby Regt

WW1 Medal Set Awarded To 1546 Pte H. Brown Notts & Derby Regt

WW1 Medal Set Awarded To 1546 Pte H. Brown Notts & Derby Regt. A First World War medal set awarded to 1546 Private H. Brown of the Notts & Derby Regt The Military Medal is has H. Brown as 123228 of the 16th Machine Gun Corps. The medal set consists of: The Military Medal, The 1914-15 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. The Military medal is engraved to the edge 123228Pte H. The other three medals are engraved 1546 Pte. The medals are all on ribbons and mounted on a pin clasp bar. The set comes in a modern jewellery style box with a piece of card with the details of the recipient including a note that seems to indicate that H. Brown was mentioned in dispatches? In the London Gazette on 29th Aug 1918. We do not have the issue or any kind of copy of the Gazette. The medals are of the standard size. The set (unboxed) weighs 150g. The medals are in a very nice condition with only light wear. The ribbons and mounting are modern. The item “WW1 Medal Set Awarded To 1546 Pte H. Brown Notts & Derby Regt” 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 “theantiquesstorehouse” and is located in Portsmouth, Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark

This lot was awarded to brothers William And Albert Clark, the only sons of Widower Ann Clark who resided at 28 Northcote Terrace, Kirkwhite Street, Nottingham. Sets like these are getting harder and harder to find and it is a complete a group as you would like to see. I’ve even left the ribbons as they were found on the wrong medals. The whole lot weighs near 3.5kg. Williams Medals are named with and extra E on the surname on the plaque and medals{this is not unusual}. He died 10/10/1916 with the 16th Battalion Sherwood Foresters and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. Alberts medals are named 42249. He died 22/04/1918 with the 10th Battalion Prince of Wales Own Regiment and is remembered on the Polzieres Memorial. 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. Sorry, the description is incorrect. The ring is a size L but the height from the bottom of the shank to the top is three quarters of an inch high. The item “Poignant Brothers WW1 Medal Death Plaques Notts Derby West Yorkshire Regt -Clark” 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 to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
  • 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 British War & Victory Medals + Memorial Plaque Grimsby Chums, Lincs Regt

WW1 British War & Victory Medals + Memorial Plaque Grimsby Chums, Lincs Regt

WW1 British War & Victory Medals + Memorial Plaque Grimsby Chums, Lincs Regt

WW1 British War & Victory Medals + Memorial Plaque Grimsby Chums, Lincs Regt

WW1 British War & Victory Medals + Memorial Plaque Grimsby Chums, Lincs Regt

WW1 British War & Victory Medals + Memorial Plaque Grimsby Chums, Lincs Regt

WW1 British War & Victory Medals + Memorial Plaque Grimsby Chums, Lincs Regt

WW1 British War & Victory Medals + Memorial Plaque Grimsby Chums, Lincs Regt

WW1 Medals & Plaque. British War & Victory medals, correctly named to: 30597 PTE. Original ribbons and label from box of issue. Memorial plaque named: JOHN KEMPLER TAYLOR. Killed in action on 17th October 1917 whilst serving with the 10th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. The item “WW1 British War & Victory Medals + Memorial Plaque Grimsby Chums, Lincs Regt” is in sale since Friday, April 19, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “medals-uk” and is located in Uxbridge. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945

Ww1 14-15 Star/british War/ Victory Medals/badges Grimes Died Manchester Regt

Ww1 14-15 Star/british War/ Victory Medals/badges Grimes Died Manchester Regt

Ww1 14-15 Star/british War/ Victory Medals/badges Grimes Died Manchester Regt

Ww1 14-15 Star/british War/ Victory Medals/badges Grimes Died Manchester Regt

Ww1 14-15 Star/british War/ Victory Medals/badges Grimes Died Manchester Regt

Ww1 14-15 Star/british War/ Victory Medals/badges Grimes Died Manchester Regt

Ww1 14-15 Star/british War/ Victory Medals/badges Grimes Died Manchester Regt

Ww1 14-15 Star/british War/ Victory Medals/badges Grimes Died Manchester Regt

BRITISH WAR MEDAL and VICTORY MEDAL. Named as issued to. In absolutely excellent condition – almost mint on old original ribbons. Also come with copies of his medal index card and medal rolls showing that this was his full medal entitlement, and copies of some research. John is believed to have been a pre-War Regular Soldier who was a reservist in 1914. He lived in Stockport, Cheshire, to the south of Manchester, where he was born in 1873. He was mobilised and served with the 1st Battalion. Manchester Regiment, landing in France on 16 Feb 1915. He was wounded in the back by shrapnel and was evacuated to England for treatment. During his recovery he married Emily Sheratt in Stockport. When John was well enough he was sent to the 3rd Reserve Battalion pending return to his own Battalion. He was allowed home leave and died in his sleep at home on 23 Sep 1915. John was buried in Stockport Borough Cemetery. Please feel free to ask questions and request further images. Please check out my other listings for. WW1 and WW2 Copy Memorial Scrolls. WW1 Copy Kings Letter for Memorial Plaques. WW1 Medal Index Cards. The item “WW1 14-15 STAR/BRITISH WAR/ VICTORY MEDALS/BADGES GRIMES DIED MANCHESTER REGT” is in sale since Sunday, February 3, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “vmb14″ and is located in Tyldesley, Greater Manchester. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country// Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued// Not-Issued: Issued
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Army
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Era: 1914-1945
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Medal group , Boer War & WW1 , Sgt William J Upton, for further research. QSA has 2 clasps, Orange Free State and Cape Colony, (also eligable SA 01) confirmed on medal roll, unconfirmed KSA has SA 01 & SA 02 (clasps are tailors copies on KSA), both have same contemporary engraved same style capital letters, renamed probably due to change of rank from Private to Corporal, “5897 CPL W UPTON E KENTS”. (this medal requires further research, could be interesting story). Boer War & WW1 Meritorious Service Medal group Sgt Upton East Kent & Essex Regt. Boer War KSA QSA WWI MSM medal group Sgt W J Upton East Kent & Essex Regiment. Medal group for further research, QSA & KSA named in matching contemporary engraved lettering to “5897 CPL W UPTON E KENTS” (renamed probably for change of rank to Corporal) comes with QSA medal roll confirming clasps Orange Free State, Cape Colony and eligable South Africa 1901 (early version with faint ghost dates below wreath pointing to letter “R” in Africa), KSA unconfirmed and SA 1901 & SA 1902 clasps are taylors copies. World War I trio with Meritorious Service Medal , MSM, for bravery in the field requires further research, should be an interesting story as could possibly have earned award 1st day of Somme? All officially impressed name. MSM renamed possibly for change of rank and medal roll states Star officially had rank changed to Sgt, probably promoted after the Somme/receiving MSM? The 1st Battalion saw action in the Anglo-Egyptian War and the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Battalion, 1st Volunteer (Militia) Battalion and 2nd Volunteer (Weald of Kent) Battalion all saw action during the 2nd Boer War with Captain Naunton Henry Vertue of the 2nd Battalion serving as brigade major to the 11th infantry Brigade under Major General Edward Woodgate. At the Battle of Spion Kop where he was mortally wounded in January 1900. Poster calling on the men of Essex to volunteer for Kitchener’s Army. During WW1, the Essex Regiment provided 30 infantry battalions to the British Army. The 3rd (Special Reserve) (formerly Militia) battalion was mobilised to supply drafts to the two Regular battalions. On the outbreak of war, the Territorial battalions 4th-7th, and 8th (Cyclist) battalions, all formed second line (2/4-2/8th) and eventually third line (3/4th-3/8th) battalions. Three service battalions (9th, 10th and 11th) and one reserve battalion (12th), were formed from volunteers in 1914 as part of Kitchener’s Army. A further service battalion 13th (West Ham), was raised by the Mayor and Borough of Westham. Reserve battalions were created as the war progressed, including the 14th (from the depot companies of the 13th), the 15th, 16th and 17th (from provisional battalions), the 18th (Home Service) and 1st and 2nd Garrison Battalions. After serving in home defence, the Essex Brigade containing the 1/4th, 1/5th, 1/6th and 1/7th battalions and now numbered the 161st and 54th landed at Sulva in August 1915 in an attempt to restart the stalled Gallipoli Campaign. The four Essex battalions saw some hard fighting, but lost even more men to sickness. They were withdrawn to Egypt in December before the Gallipoli Peninsula was finally abandoned. Battle of the Somme. The 1st Battalion took part in the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 1916. It was delayed by heavy enemy fire and congestion in the communication trenches. The Newfoundland Regiment advancing to the left of the Essex battalion was almost entirely wiped out as it advanced towards the German lines. The companies came under heavy artillery and machine gun fire almost as soon as they appeared over the parapet, causing heavy losses. The attack became bogged down in NO MAN’S LAND. The survivors of the battalion received orders to hold their position along the line of’Mary Redan”New Trench”Regent Street’. The worst day in British army History for losses. The names of 959 members of the Essex Regiment are recorded on the Thiepval memorial, commemorating the officers and men of the regiment who died on the Somme and have no known grave. Auctiva gets you noticed! Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt” is in sale since Friday, November 9, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\Boer War (1899-1902)”. The seller is “theonlineauctionsale” and is located in England. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: Boer War (1899-1902)
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt

Medal group , Boer War & WW1 , Sgt William J Upton, for further research. QSA has 2 clasps, Orange Free State and Cape Colony, (also eligable SA 01) confirmed on medal roll, unconfirmed KSA has SA 01 & SA 02 (clasps are tailors copies on KSA), both have same contemporary engraved same style capital letters, renamed probably due to change of rank from Private to Corporal, “5897 CPL W UPTON E KENTS”. (this medal requires further research, could be interesting story). Boer War & WW1 Meritorious Service Medal group Sgt Upton East Kent & Essex Regt. Boer War KSA QSA WWI MSM medal group Sgt W J Upton East Kent & Essex Regiment. Medal group for further research, QSA & KSA named in matching contemporary engraved lettering to “5897 CPL W UPTON E KENTS” (renamed probably for change of rank to Corporal) comes with QSA medal roll confirming clasps Orange Free State, Cape Colony and eligable South Africa 1901 (early version with faint ghost dates below wreath pointing to letter “R” in Africa), KSA unconfirmed and SA 1901 & SA 1902 clasps are taylors copies. World War I trio with Meritorious Service Medal , MSM, for bravery in the field requires further research, should be an interesting story as could possibly have earned award 1st day of Somme? All officially impressed name. MSM renamed possibly for change of rank and medal roll states Star officially had rank changed to Sgt, probably promoted after the Somme/receiving MSM? The 1st Battalion saw action in the Anglo-Egyptian War and the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Battalion, 1st Volunteer (Militia) Battalion and 2nd Volunteer (Weald of Kent) Battalion all saw action during the 2nd Boer War with Captain Naunton Henry Vertue of the 2nd Battalion serving as brigade major to the 11th infantry Brigade under Major General Edward Woodgate. At the Battle of Spion Kop where he was mortally wounded in January 1900. Poster calling on the men of Essex to volunteer for Kitchener’s Army. During WW1, the Essex Regiment provided 30 infantry battalions to the British Army. The 3rd (Special Reserve) (formerly Militia) battalion was mobilised to supply drafts to the two Regular battalions. On the outbreak of war, the Territorial battalions 4th-7th, and 8th (Cyclist) battalions, all formed second line (2/4-2/8th) and eventually third line (3/4th-3/8th) battalions. Three service battalions (9th, 10th and 11th) and one reserve battalion (12th), were formed from volunteers in 1914 as part of Kitchener’s Army. A further service battalion 13th (West Ham), was raised by the Mayor and Borough of Westham. Reserve battalions were created as the war progressed, including the 14th (from the depot companies of the 13th), the 15th, 16th and 17th (from provisional battalions), the 18th (Home Service) and 1st and 2nd Garrison Battalions. After serving in home defence, the Essex Brigade containing the 1/4th, 1/5th, 1/6th and 1/7th battalions and now numbered the 161st and 54th landed at Sulva in August 1915 in an attempt to restart the stalled Gallipoli Campaign. The four Essex battalions saw some hard fighting, but lost even more men to sickness. They were withdrawn to Egypt in December before the Gallipoli Peninsula was finally abandoned. Battle of the Somme. The 1st Battalion took part in the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 1916. It was delayed by heavy enemy fire and congestion in the communication trenches. The Newfoundland Regiment advancing to the left of the Essex battalion was almost entirely wiped out as it advanced towards the German lines. The companies came under heavy artillery and machine gun fire almost as soon as they appeared over the parapet, causing heavy losses. The attack became bogged down in NO MAN’S LAND. The survivors of the battalion received orders to hold their position along the line of’Mary Redan”New Trench”Regent Street’. The worst day in British army History for losses. The names of 959 members of the Essex Regiment are recorded on the Thiepval memorial, commemorating the officers and men of the regiment who died on the Somme and have no known grave. Auctiva gets you noticed! Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Boer War & MSM WW1 medals Gallipoli Somme 1st July Sgt Upton E Kent & Essex Regt” is in sale since Wednesday, October 10, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\Boer War (1899-1902)”. The seller is “theonlineauctionsale” and is located in England. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: Boer War (1899-1902)
  • Service: Army
  • Era: 1914-1945

MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL

MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL

MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL

MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL

MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL

MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL

MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL

MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL

MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL

MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL

MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL

MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL

MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL

WAR II GROUP OF NINE MEDALS 39 STAR, AFRICA STAR WITH 8th ARMY BAR, ITALY STAR, FRANCE & GERMANY STAR, WAR MEDAL, DEFENCE MEDAL, AFRICA GSM BAR KENYA BAR, QUEENS KOREA MEDAL AND UNITED NATIONS KOREA MEDAL. MEDALS TO THE BLACK WATCH FOR KOREA ARE EAGERLY SOUGHT AFTER AS YOU RARELY SEE THEM FOR SALE PLUS IT IS ONE OF THE PREMIER SCOTTISH REGIMENTS OVERALL. THESE MEDALS ARE NAMED TO. THERE IS ALSO THE ORIGINAL SOLDIERS CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE BOOK SHOWING HIS ENTITLEMENT TO THE W. 2 MEDALS AND OTHERS. THE 8th ARMY BAR CAME LOOSE FROM THE MEDALS AND IT IS HERE AND I WILL ADD IT TO THE PICTURE SOON AS I FIND IT. I HAVE FOUND THE 8TH ARMY BAR AND WILL ADD IT TO THE PHOTO’S OF THE MEDALS SOON. THESE MEDALS ARE ALL FROM A SMALL COLLECTION FORMED IN THE 1980′S. ALL THESE ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE GENUINE AND FROM THE PERIOD IN HISTORY. The item “MEDAL GROUP NINE MEDALS. BLACK WATCH REGt. WW. 2 & KENYA, KOREAN WAR & UN MEDAL” is in sale since Thursday, September 20, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “wiglaf2008″ and is located in preston, Lancashire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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