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Second World War Battle of Britain Czech fighter pilot's quadruple Czech War Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, and Medaille Militaire group awarded to Flight Lieutenant J. Keprt, D.F.C
The outstanding Second World War Battle of Britain Czech fighter pilots quadruple Czech War Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, and Medaille Militaire group awarded to Flight Lieutenant J. Keprt, D.F.C., Royal Air Force, late Czechoslovakian and French Air Force, credited with 1 kill, 2 shared, 1 ..Read More...
Great War Somme 1916 Distinguished Service Order, Mashonaland 1897, and Second Boer War group awarded to Major C. A. R. Pryce, D.S.O
The historically outstanding Great War Somme 1916 Distinguished Service Order, Mashonaland 1897, and Second Boer War group awarded to Major C. A. R. Pryce, D.S.O., Royal Field Artillery, onetime colonial policeman, mercenary and Hollywood star, whose remarkable life is recounted in Gringo Revolut..Read More...
Great War 1917 'K Class' Submarine Service Distinguished Service Medal and long service group awarded to Petty Officer (Torpedo Gunners Mate) F.L. Hulance
A fine and rare Great War 1917 'K Class' Submarine Service Distinguished Service Medal and long service group awarded to Petty Officer (Torpedo Gunners Mate) F.L. Hulance, Royal Navy, a qualfied diver, who served with submarine's for ten years from 1909 through to 1919, and right through the Grea..Read More...
Sudan Battle of Atbara April 1898 Distinguished Conduct Medal, Boer War, Jubaland and Somaliland 1901 operations
The outstanding and unique combination Sudan Battle of Atbara April 1898 Distinguished Conduct Medal, Boer War, Jubaland and Somaliland 1901 operations, and Great War group awarded to Wing Commander one time Brevet Major and also Sergeant G. Hilton, Royal Air Force, late King's Own Scottish Borde..Read More...
Naval General Service Medal 1793-1840, 1 Clasp: Algiers, awarded to Private 2nd Class John Willcox / Wilcox, Royal Marines
A fine unique name on the roll Naval General Service Medal 1793-1840, 1 Clasp: Algiers, awarded to Private 2nd Class John Willcox / Wilcox, Royal Marines, who served aboard the 40 gun Endymion class frigade H.M.S. Severn from 11th March 1816, being present at the bombardment of Algiers on 27th Au..Read More...
The extremely rare, and only available officer's Lincolnshire Regimental Medal for Gallantry in Ireland 1920-1921 awarded to 2nd Lieutenant L. Morley-Turner, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment
The extremely rare, and only available officer's Lincolnshire Regimental Medal for Gallantry in Ireland 1920-1921 awarded to 2nd Lieutenant L. Morley-Turner, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, who was decorated for his gallantry during an ambush at Goldengarden Farm, Tipperary, when he was ver..Read More...
Rare woman's in action with enemy surface raider's British Empire Medal and Lloyds Medal for Bravery at Sea group to Mrs Elizabeth Plumb, First Class Stewardess aboard New Zealand registered liner R.M.S. Rangitane
The superb and rare women's in action with enemy surface raider's British Empire Medal and Lloyds Medal for Bravery at Sea group awarded to Mrs Elizabeth Plumb, First Class Stewardess aboard the New Zealand registered liner R.M.S. Rangitane when she was sunk in the Pacific by the German raiders K..Read More...
1958 R.A.F. Wittering Commander's Order of the Bath, Bomber Command Blenheim Pilot's 1940 Hornum Raid Distinguished Flying Cross and United States Legion of Merit group awarded to Air Commodore W.P. Sutcliffe, Royal Air Force
The outstanding and important postwar 1958 R.A.F. Wittering Commander's Order of the Bath, Bomber Command Blenheim Pilot's 1940 Hornum Raid Distinguished Flying Cross and United States Legion of Merit group awarded to Air Commodore W.P. Suttcliffe, Royal Air Force, who won when serving with 101 S..Read More...
Eastbourne Blitz George Medal pair to Alfred Ernest Blackmer, a member of 21st Sussex (Eastbourne) Home Guard, who was decorated for his bravery in working through the night the rescue trapped civilians following the 28/29th September 1940 raid.
An outstanding early Eastbourne Blitz George Medal pair to Alfred Ernest Blackmer, a member of 21st Sussex (Eastbourne) Home Guard, who was decorated for his bravery in working through the night the rescue trapped civilians following the 28/29th September 1940 raid – this despite the proximity of..Read More...
Military General Service Medal 1793-1814, 7 Clasps: Barrosa, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse, awarded to Bugler Henry Finch, 1st Battalion, 28th North Gloucestershire Regiment of Foot
The regimentally unique rank Military General Service Medal 1793-1814, 7 Clasps: Barrosa, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse, awarded to Bugler Henry Finch, 1st Battalion, 28th North Gloucestershire Regiment of Foot, who was present in the raising of the siege of Cadiz in 1811, b..Read More...
Boer War Rhodesia and Great War 1919 Order of Saint Michael and Saint George and 1917 Distinguished Service Order group awarded to Lieutenant Colonel R.R. Smyth, C.M.G., D.S.O
The superb Boer War Rhodesia and Great War 1919 Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George and 1917 Distinguished Service Order group awarded to Lieutenant Colonel R.R. Smyth, C.M.G., D.S.O., Leinster Regiment, who was one of only two men from the Leinster's to receive the Rhodesia ..Read More...
Second World War Italy Campaign Monte Damiano 24th January 1944 'Immediate' Distinguished Conduct Medal group awarded to Rifleman E.J. Norman
The outstanding Second World War Italy Campaign Monte Damiano 24th January 1944 'Immediate' Distinguished Conduct Medal group awarded to Rifleman E.J. Norman, 1st Battalion, London Irish Rifles, corps of Royal Ulster Rifles, who as 'D' Company signaller attempted successfully to maintain communic..Read More...
Great War Battle of the Menin Road 1917 Military Cross and Hindenburg Line 28th August 1917
The superb Great War Battle of the Menin Road 1917 Military Cross and Hindenburg Line 28th August 1917 Second Award Bar and Second World War group awarded to Captain F.E. Whitby, 16th Count of London Battalion, London Regiment - the Queen's Westminster Rifles attached 19th County of London Battal..Read More...
Second World War North West Europe Capture of Le Havre 1944 and Otterlo April 1945 'Hobart Funnie's' Flying Dustbin Troop Leader
The superb Second World War North West Europe Capture of Le Havre 1944 and Otterlo April 1945 'Hobart Funnie's' Flying Dustbin Troop Leader's Military Cross and Second Award Bar, and post war Territorial Army Order of the British Empire group awarded to Major A.H. Warde, M.B.E., M.C. & Bar, R..Read More...
Great War Moray Firth Minesweeping operations Distinguished Service Cross group awarded to Chief Boatswain E.A. Griffin, Royal Navy
A very fine Great War Moray Firth Minesweeping operations Distinguished Service Cross group awarded to Chief Boatswain E.A. Griffin, Royal Navy, who having worked his way up and been granted a Warrant Officer's commission in 1902, rammed and sank the ketch 'Egremont' in 1909 when drunk in co..Read More...
Military General Service Medal 1793-1814, 7 Clasps: Fuentes D'Onor, Ciudad Rodrigo, Salamanca, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Orthes, Toulouse, to Major W. Cannon, 97th Earl of Ulster's Regt. of Foot, late Subaltern, 94th Regt. of Foot
A very fine Military General Service Medal 1793-1814, 7 Clasps: Fuentes D'Onor, Ciudad Rodrigo, Salamanca, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Orthes, Toulouse, awarded to Major W. Cannon, 97th Earl of Ulster's Regiment of Foot, late Subaltern in the 94th Regiment of Foot, who served with this latter unit in the..Read More...
Military General Service Medal 1793-1814, 11 Clasps: Roleia, Vimiera, Talavera, Busaco, Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Orthes, Toulouse, awarded to Private Charles Billington
The superb Military General Service Medal 1793-1814, 11 Clasps: Roleia, Vimiera, Talavera, Busaco, Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Orthes, Toulouse, awarded to Private Charles Billington, 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot., who served right through the Peninsula Wa..Read More...
The unique Lifesaving Royal Humane Society 1896 Stanhope Gold Medal, Royal Humane Society Silver Medal, Imperial Merchant Service Guild Cross for Heroism at Sea
The unique Lifesaving Royal Humane Society 1896 Stanhope Gold Medal, Royal Humane Society Silver Medal, Imperial Merchant Service Guild Cross for Heroism at Sea, and Lloyds Medal for Saving Life at Sea group awarded to Captain J.H. Collin, Merchant Navy, who was 3rd Officer of the S.S. "Jamaican"..Read More...
Royal Household Knight's Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath and of the Royal Victorian Order, Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Military Cross group
The nationally important Royal Household Knight's Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath, Knight's Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, and Military Cross group awarded to Sir Alan F. Lascelles, late Derbyshire Yeomanry, and Assistant P..Read More...
Peninsula War Medal with 11 clasps to Private S. Burney, 2nd Battalion, 83rd County of Dublin Regiment of Foot
The outstanding Peninsula War Medal with 11 clasps to Private S. Burney, 2nd Battalion, 83rd County of Dublin Regiment of Foot, who was present in all 10 of the actions for which his regiment received a Battle Honour during the War from 1808 to 1814. Military General Service Medal 1793-1814, ..Read More...
Distinguished Service Medal awarded to Acting Able Seaman W. Kelly, Royal Navy
A fine and scarce Second World War escort aircraft carrier crewman's Distinguished Service Medal awarded to Acting Able Seaman W. Kelly, Royal Navy, who was decorated for his distinguished services aboard the carrier H.M.S. Stalker, which covered Operation Avalanche - the Salerno landings, follow..Read More...
Sudan Battle of Omdurman September 1898 Distinguished Conduct Medal and Royal Victorian Medal in Silver with Second Award Bar grp. to Sergeant Master Cook J.M. Brooke, 1st Bttn., Grenadier Guards
The outstanding Reconquest of the Sudan Battle of Omdurman September 1898 Distinguished Conduct Medal and Royal Victorian Medal in Silver with Second Award Bar grp. to Sergeant Master Cook J.M. Brooke, 1st Bttn., Grenadier Guards; one of five Grenadiers decorated with the D.C.M. for the Sudan 189..Read More...